David D. Evanoff, Jr.

David Evanoff


Department of Chemistry and Physics
Associate Professor, Nanomaterials Chemistry
Department Head

Phone: 828-227-3667
Email: devanoff@email.wcu.edu
Office Address: 231A Natural Sciences Building
Website: http://paws.wcu.edu/devanoff/


Ph.D., Clemson University, 2005

B.S., Westminster College, 2001

Areas of Interest:

Optical sensing applications utilizing surface-enhanced phenomena; fundamental optical studies of plasmonic nanostructures; plasmon-assisted energy harvesting/conversion

Selected Publications:

J. C. Bush, J. P. Cook, K. K. Cooke, D. D. Evanoff, Jr., "Characterization of the Plasmonic Fluorescence Enhancement of Poly (3-hexylthiophene) for Organic Solar Cell Applications," Spectroscopy Letters, 2015, 48(2), 144–152.

S. W. Huffman, A. L. Salido, D. D. Evanoff, Jr., "Quantitative Infrared Spectroscopy in the undergraduate Laboratory via Multivariate Mixture Analysis of a Simulated Analgesic," Spectroscopy Letters, 2010, 43, 539-544.

D. D. Evanoff, Jr., J. R. Lawrence, C. F. Huebner, J. M. Houchins, B. J. Stevenson, A. L. Foguth, J. B. Carroll, S. H. Foulger, "Copolymers of 2-(9H-carbazol-9-yl)ethyl 2-methylacrylate and 4-[5-(4-tert-butylphenyl)-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-yl]phenyl-2-methylacrylate: Correlating hole drift mobility and electronic structure calculations with electroluminescence." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2009, 1(4), 875.

D. D. Evanoff, Jr., S. E. Hayes, Y. Ying, G. H. Shim, J. R. Lawrence, J. B. Carroll, R. D. Roeder, J. M. Houchins, C. F. Huebner, S. H. Foulger, "Functionalization of Crystalline Colloidal Arrays Through Click Chemistry," Adv. Mater., 2007, 19, 3507; this work was featured on the issue cover.

D. D. Evanoff, Jr., J. K. Daniels, T. P. Caldwell, K. A. Christensen, G. Chumanov, "Monitoring the Germination of a Single Bacillus subtilis Endospore via Surface Enhanced Raman Microscopy," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128(39), 12618.

D. D. Evanoff, Jr., G. Chumanov, "Synthesis and Optical Properties of Silver Nanoparticles and Arrays," ChemPhysChem, 2005, 6(7), 1221; invited review.

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