Latika Menon

Nanophysics

Latika Menon

Associate Professor
PhD Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India, 1997
(617)373-4530
l.menon@neu.edu

Research Summary:

Our research program is interdisciplinary at the interface of nanomaterials, physics, engineering and biology. The main focus is on the development of nanomaterials for applications in nanoelectronics, optoelectronics, spintronics, energy applications and biology. Current research interests are in the area of nanoporous alumina templates for synthesis of nanowire arrays, titania nanotubes for energy applications and spintronics, GaN and related nanowires for electronic and spintronic applications and Au nanowires for neuronal interfacing.

 

Recent Publications:

“Impact of adsorbed alkali ions on photoelectrochemical hydrogen production by titania nanotubes”, C. Richter and L. Menon, Perspective Article, Energy and Environmental Science, 2010.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/B921131B

“Possible Ferromagnetism in Hydrogenated Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes”, Adam L. Friedman, Hyunkyung Chun,Yung Joon Jung, Don Heiman, and Latika Menon, accepted in PRB.

“Engineering Low-aspect Ratio Carbon Nanostructures; nanorings, and Nanocontainers”, Hyunkyung Chun, Myung Gwan Hahm, Yung Joon Jung, ACS Nano, 3, 1274 (2009).

“Controlled Attachment of Gold Nanoparticles on Ordered Titania Nanotube Arrays”, M. Abdelmoula, E. Panaitescu, M. Phan, David Yin, C. Richter, L.H. Lewis and L. Menon, JMC, 19, 4483 (2009).

“Effect of Potassium Adsorption on the Photochemical Properties of Titania Nanotube Arrays”, Christiaan Richter, Cherno Jaye, Eugen Panaitescu, Daniel A. Fischer, Laura H. Lewis, Ronald J. Willey, Latika Menon, JMC, 19, 2857 (2009) http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/techbeat/tb2009_0421.htm#solar.

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