1. R. Dziobek-Garrett, Y. Zhu, and T. J. Kempa*
    “Excitons at the interface of 2D transition metal dichalcogenides and molecular semiconductors”
    J. Chem. Phys. In preparation (2024).
  2. M. Sliwa, H. Zhang, J. Gao, A. S. Hall*, and T. J. Kempa*
    “Selective CO2 reduction electrocatalysis using AgCu nanoalloys prepared by a host-guest method”
    Nano Letters Under revision (2024).
  3. D. E. Weiss, Y. Zhu, K. Kingsbury, N. Blumenschein, A. L. Friedman, A. T. Hanbicki, and T. J. Kempa
    “Fabrication of single metal-organic framework crystal devices to inform energy conversion platforms”
    ACS Applied Energy Materials DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.3c02456 (2023). Full text
  4. R. Dziobek-Garrett, S. Hilliard, S. Sriramineni, O. Ambrozaite, Y. Zhu, B. M. Hudak, T. H. Brintlinger, T. Chowdhury, and T. J. Kempa
    “Controlling morphology and excitonic disorder in monolayer WSe2 grown by salt-assisted CVD methods”
    ACS Nanoscience Au 3, 441–450 (2023). Full text
  5. R. Dziobek-Garrett, C. J. Imperiale, M. W. B. Wilson, T. J. Kempa
    “Photon upconversion in a vapor deposited 2D inorganic–organic semiconductor heterostructure”
    Nano Letters 23, 4837–4843 (2023). Full text
  6. Y. Lei, T. Zhang, Y.-C. Lin, T. Granzier-Nakajima, G. Bepete, D. A. Kowalczyk, Z. Lin, D. Zhou, T. F. Schranghamer, A. Dodda, A. Sebastian, Y. Chen, Y. Liu, G. Pourtois, T. J. Kempa, B. Schuler, M. Edmonds, S. Y. Quek, U. Wurstbauer, S. Wu, N. Glavin, S. Das, S. Dash, J. Redwing, J. A. Robinson, M. Terrones
    “Graphene and Beyond: Recent Advances in Two-Dimensional Materials Synthesis, Properties, and Devices”
    ACS Nanoscience Au 6, 450–485 (2022). Full text
  7. E. C. Sadler, T. Chowdhury, R. Dziobek-Garrett, O. Ambrozaite, C. Li, T. Mueller, and T. J. Kempa
    “Role of H2 in the substrate-directed synthesis of size-tunable MoSe2 nanoribbons for exciton engineering”
    ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 5, 11423–11428 (2022). Full text
  8. B. Aguado, L. Bray, S. Caneva, J.-P. Correa-Baena, G. Di Martino, C. Fang, Y. Fang, P. Gehring, G. Grosso, X. Gu, P. Guo, Y. He, T. J. Kempa, M. Kutys, J. Li, T. Li, B. Liao, F. Liu, F. Molina-Lopez, A. Pickel, A. M. Porras, R. Raman, E. M. Sletten, Q. Smith, C. Tan, H. Wang, H. Wang, S. Wang, Z. Wang, G. Wehmeyer, L. Wei, Y. Yang, L. D. Zarzar, M. Zhao, Y. Zheng, S. Cranford
    “35 challenges in materials science being tackled by PIs under 35(ish) in 2021”
    Matter 4, 3804–3810 (2021). Full text
  9. T. Chowdhury, K. Jo, S. B. Anantharaman, T. H. Brintlinger, D. Jariwala, and T. J. Kempa
    “Anomalous room-temperature photoluminescence from nano-strained MoSe2 monolayers”
    ACS Photonics 8, 2220–2226 (2021). Full text
  10. T. H. Brintlinger, T. Chowdhury, and T. J. Kempa
    “Identification of nanoscale localized strain in 2D transition metal dichalcogenide hybrid architectures through scanning transmission electron microscopy”
    Microsc. Microanal. 27, 662–664 (2021). Full text
  11. E. S. Thompson, H. Gangi, J. Hwang, and T. J. Kempa
    “Parallel synthesis of nanoscale Si superlattices through eutectic confinement for semiconductor p–n junctions”
    ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 4, 985–989 (2021). Full text
  12. F. J. Claire, M. A. Solomos, J. Kim, G. Wang, M. A. Siegler, M. F. Crommie, and T. J. Kempa
    “Structural and electronic switching of a single crystal 2D metal-organic framework prepared by chemical vapor deposition”
    Nature Commun11, 5524 (2020). Full text  [Featured as Editor’s Highlight]
  13. T. Chowdhury, E. C. Sadler, and T. J. Kempa
    “Progress and prospects in transition-metal dichalcogenide research beyond 2D”
    Chem. Rev120, 12563–12591 (2020). Full text
  14. M. Sliwa, B. O. Stephens, Z. Zhang, and T. J. Kempa
    “Harnessing host-guest interactions to control structure at the nanoscale”
    Pure Appl. Chem92, 1895–1900 (2020). Full text
  15. E. C. Sadler and T. J. Kempa
    “Chalcogen incorporation process during high vacuum conversion of bulk Mo oxides to Mo dichalcogenides”
    ACS Appl. Electron. Mater2, 1020–1025 (2020). Full text
  16. T. Chowdhury, J. Kim, E. C. Sadler, C. Li, S.-W. Lee, K. Jo, W. Xu, D. H. Gracias, N. V. Drichko, D. Jariwala, T. H. Brintlinger, T. Mueller, H.-G. Park, and T. J. Kempa
    “Substrate-directed synthesis of MoS2 nanocrystals with tunable dimensionality and optical properties”
    Nature Nanotechnol. 15, 29–34 (2020). Full text
  17. M. A. Solomos, F. J. Claire, and T. J. Kempa
    “2D molecular crystal lattices: Advances in their synthesis, characterization, and application”
    J. Mater. Chem. A 7, 23537–23562 (2019). Full text [Emerging Investigator Special Issue]
  18. Y. Wang, D. Sun, T. Chowdhury, J. S. Wagner, T. J. Kempa, and A. S. Hall
    “Rapid room-temperature synthesis of a metastable ordered intermetallic electrocatalyst”
    J. Am. Chem. Soc141, 2342–2347 (2019). Full text
  19. M. M. Li, F. J. Claire, M. A. Solomos, S. M. Tenney, S. A. Ivanov, M. A. Siegler, and T. J. Kempa
    “Molecular chains of coordinated dimolybdenum isonicotinate paddlewheel clusters”
    RSC Adv9, 16492–16495 (2019). Full text
  20. F. J. Claire, S. M. Tenney, M. M. Li, M. A. Siegler, J. S. Wagner, A. S. Hall, and T. J. Kempa
    “Hierarchically ordered two-dimensional coordination polymers assembled from redox-active dimolybdenum clusters”
    J. Am. Chem. Soc140, 10673–10676 (2018). Full text  [Communication]
  21. A. E. Kossak, B. O. Stephens, Y. Tian, P. Liu, M. Chen, and T. J. Kempa
    “Anisotropic and multicomponent nanostructures by controlled symmetry breaking of metal halide intermediates”
    Nano Lett. 18, 2324–2328 (2018). Full text
  22. N. Li, D. K. Bediako, R.-G. Hadt, D. Hayes, T. J. Kempa, F. Cube, D. C. Bell, L. X. Chen, and D. G. Nocera
    “Influence of iron doping on tetravalent nickel content in catalytic oxygen evolving films”
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 114, 1486–1491 (2017). Full text
  23. H. G. Park, S. K. Kim, K. D. Song, T. J. Kempa, and C. M. Lieber
    “Multishell nanowires for next-generation photovoltaics”
    Prog. Electromagn. Res. 1, 1864 (2016). Full text

Publications prior to assuming faculty position at JHU

  1. T. J. Kempa, D. K. Bediako, S.-K. Kim, H.-G. Park, and D. G. Nocera
    “High-throughput patterning of photonic structures with tunable periodicity”
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112, 5309–5313 (2015). Full text
  2. T. J. Kempa, D. K. Bediako, E. C. Jones, C. M. Lieber, and D. G. Nocera
    “Facile, rapid, and large-area periodic patterning of semiconductor substrates with sub-micron inorganic structures”
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 3739–3742 (2015). Full text
  3. C. M. Lemon, E. Karnas, X. Han, O. T. Bruns, T. J. Kempa, D. Fukumura, M. G. Bawendi, R. K. Jain, D. G. Duda, and D. G. Nocera
    “Micelle-Encapsulated Quantum Dot-Porphyrin Assemblies as in Vivo Two-Photon Oxygen Sensors”
    J. Am. Chem. Soc137, 9832–9842 (2015). Full text
  4. K.-D. Song, T. J. Kempa, H.-G. Park, and S.-K. Kim
    “Laterally assembled nanowires for ultrathin broadband solar absorbers”
    Opt. Express 22, A992–A1000 (2014). Full text
  5. S.-K. Kim, K.-D. Song, T. J. Kempa, R. W. Day, C. M. Lieber, and H.-G. Park
    “Design of nanowire optical cavities as efficient photon absorbers”
    ACS Nano 8, 3707–3714 (2014). Full text
  6. T. J. Kempa and C. M. Lieber
    “Semiconductor nanowire solar cells: Synthetic advances and tunable properties”
    Pure Appl. Chem. 86, 13–26 (2014). Full text [IUPAC Young Chemist Prize Invited Review.]
  7. T. J. Kempa, S.-K. Kim, H.-G. Park, R. W. Day, D. G. Nocera, and C. M. Lieber
    “Facet-selective growth on nanowires yields multi-component nanostructures and photonic devices”
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 18354–18357 (2013). Full text
  8. T. J. Kempa, R. W. Day, S.-K. Kim, H.-G. Park, and C. M. Lieber
    “Semiconductor nanowires: A platform for exploring limits and concepts for nano-enabled solar cells”
    Energy Environ. Sci. 6, 719–733 (2013). Full text [Feature Review Article]
  9. S.-K. Kim, R. W. Day, J. F. Cahoon, T. J. Kempa, K.-D. Song, H.-G. Park, and C. M. Lieber
    “Tuning light absorption in core/shell silicon nanowire photovoltaic devices through morphological design”
    Nano Lett. 12, 4971–4976 (2012). Full text
  10. T. J. Kempa, J. F. Cahoon, S.-K. Kim, R. W. Day, D. C. Bell, H.-G. Park, and C. M. Lieber
    “Coaxial multishell nanowires with high-quality electronic interfaces and tunable optical cavities for ultrathin photovoltaics”
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109, 1407–1412 (2012). Full text
  11. B. Tian, P. Xie, T. J. Kempa, D.C. Bell, and C. M. Lieber
    “Single crystalline kinked semiconductor nanowire superstructures”
    Nature Nanotechnol. 4, 824–829 (2009). Full text
  12. Y. Dong, B. Tian, T. J. Kempa, and C. M. Lieber
    “Coaxial group III-nitride nanowire photovoltaics”
    Nano Lett. 9, 2183–2187 (2009). Full text
  13. B. Tian, T. J. Kempa, and C. M. Lieber
    “Single nanowire photovoltaics”
    Chem. Soc. Rev. 38, 16–24 (2009). Full text
  14. T. J. Kempa, B. Tian, D. Kim, J. Hu, X. Zheng, and C. M. Lieber
    “Single and tandem axial p-i-n nanowire photovoltaic devices”
    Nano Lett. 8, 3456–3460 (2008). Full text
  15. B. Tian, X. Zheng, T. J. Kempa, Y. Fang, N. Yu, G. Yu, J. Huang, and C. M. Lieber
    “Coaxial silicon nanowires as solar cells and nanoelectronic power sources”
    Nature 449, 885–890 (2007). Full text
  16. T. Kempa, R. Farrer, M. Giersig, and J. T. Fourkas
    “Photochemical synthesis and multiphoton luminescence of monodisperse silver nanocrystals”
    Plasmonics 1, 45–51 (2006). Full text
  17. T. Kempa, D. Carnahan, M. Olek, M. Correa, M. Giersig, M. Cross, G. Benham, M. Sennett, Z. F. Ren, and K. Kempa
    “Dielectric media based on isolated metallic nanostructures”
    J. Appl. Phys. 98, 034310 (2005). Full text
  18. Y. Wang, K. Kempa, B. Kimball, J. B. Carlson, G. Benham, W. Z. Li, T. Kempa, J. Rybczynski, A. Herczynski, and Z. F. Ren
    “Receiving and transmitting light-like radio waves: Antenna effect in arrays of aligned carbon nanotubes”
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 2607–2609 (2004). Full text