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Alan Joly

Chemical Physics & Analysis
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K8-88
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Gong Y, AG Joly, PZ El-Khoury, and WP Hess. 2017. "Polarization Directed Surface Plasmon Polariton Launching." Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8(1):49-54.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b02509
  • Bhattarai A, AG Joly, WP Hess, and PZ El-Khoury. 2017. "Visualizing Electric Fields at Au(111) Step Edges via Tip-Enhanced Raman Scattering." Nano Letters 17(11):7131-7137.  doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04027
  • Gong Y, AG Joly, X Zhang, PZ El-Khoury, and WP Hess. 2017. "Surface Plasmon Coupling and Control using Spherical Cap Structures." Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8(12):2695-2699.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00852


  • El-Khoury PZ, AG Joly, and WP Hess. 2016. "Hyperspectral Dark Field Optical Microscopy of Single Silver Nanospheres." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120(13):7295-7298.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b02401
  • Gong Y, AG Joly, PZ El-Khoury, and WP Hess. 2016. "Enhanced Propagating Surface Plasmon Signal Detection." ACS Photonics 3(12):2413-2419.  doi:10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00636
  • El-Khoury PZ, P Abellan Baeza, Y Gong, FS Hage, J Cottom, AG Joly, R Brydson, QM Ramasse, and WP Hess. 2016. "Visualizing Surface Plasmons with Photons, Photoelectrons, and Electrons." Analyst 141(12):3562-3572.  doi:10.1039/c6an00308g
  • El-Khoury PZ, P Abellan, RL Chantry, Y Gong, AG Joly, IV Novikova, JE Evans, E Apra, D Hu, QM Ramasse, and WP Hess. 2016. "The information content in single-molecule Raman nanoscopy." Advances in Physics: X 1(1):35-54.  doi:10.1080/23746149.2016.1140010
  • Xu Y, CJ Dibble, NG Petrik, RS Smith, AG Joly, RG Tonkyn, BD Kay, and GA Kimmel. 2016. "A nanosecond pulsed laser heating system for studying liquid and supercooled liquid films in ultrahigh vacuum." Journal of Chemical Physics 144(16):Article No. 164201.  doi:10.1063/1.4947304


  • Gong Y, AG Joly, D Hu, PZ El-Khoury, and WP Hess. 2015. "Ultrafast Imaging of Surface Plasmons Propagating on a Gold Surface." Nano Letters 15(5):3472-3478.  doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b00803
  • Gong Y, AG Joly, PZ El-Khoury, and WP Hess. 2015. "Efficient Coupling and Transport of a Surface Plasmon at 780 nm in a Gold Nanostructure." In Plasmonics: Metallic Nanostructures and Their Optical Properties XIII, August 9, 2015, San Diego, California. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 9547, ed. AD Boardman and DP Tsai, p. Paper No. 95470H.  SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.2190449
  • Kong L, AG Joly, TC Droubay, and WP Hess. 2015. "Quantum Efficiency Enhancement in CsI/Metal Photocathodes." Chemical Physics Letters 621:155-159.  doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2015.01.010
  • El-Khoury PZ, Y Gong, P Abellan, BW Arey, AG Joly, D Hu, JE Evans, ND Browning, and WP Hess. 2015. "Tip-Enhanced Raman Nanographs: Mapping Topography and Local Electric Fields." Nano Letters 15(4):2385-2390.  doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b00609
  • El-Khoury PZ, GE Johnson, IV Novikova, Y Gong, AG Joly, JE Evans, M Zamkov, J Laskin, and WP Hess. 2015. "Enhanced Raman Scattering from Aromatic Dithiols Electrosprayed into Plasmonic Nanojunctions." Faraday Discussions 184:339-357.  doi:10.1039/C5FD00036J
  • Halliday MT, AG Joly, WP Hess, and AL Shluger. 2015. "Photoinduced Br Desorption from CsBr Thin Films Grown on Cu(100)." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119(42):24036-24045.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b08275


  • Droubay TC, SA Chambers, AG Joly, WP Hess, K Nemeth, KC Harkay, and L Spentzouris. 2014. "Metal-Insulator Photocathode Heterojunction for Directed Electron Emission." Physical Review Letters 112(6):067601(5).  doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.067601
  • Gong Y, AG Joly, L Kong, PZ El-Khoury, and WP Hess. 2014. "High Brightness Plasmon-Enhanced Nanostructured Gold Photoemitters." Physical Review Applied 2(6):Article No. 064012.  doi:10.1103/PhysRevApplied.2.064012
  • Gong Y, AG Joly, PZ El-Khoury, and WP Hess. 2014. "Interferometric Plasmonic Lensing with Nanohole Arrays." Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 5(24):4243-4248.  doi:10.1021/jz502296n
  • Gong Y, AG Joly, PZ El-Khoury, and WP Hess. 2014. "Nonlinear Photoemission Electron Micrographs of Plasmonic Nanoholes in Gold Thin Films." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118(44):25671-25676.  doi:10.1021/jp509900h
  • El-Khoury PZ, E Khon, Y Gong, AG Joly, P Abellan, JE Evans, ND Browning, D Hu, M Zamkov, and WP Hess. 2014. "Electric Field Enhancement in a Self-Assembled 2D Array of Silver Nanospheres." Journal of Chemical Physics 141(21):Article No. 214308.  doi:10.1063/1.4902905
  • Kong L, AG Joly, TC Droubay, Y Gong, and WP Hess. 2014. "Enhanced Quantum Efficiency From Hybrid Cesium Halide/Copper Photocathode." Applied Physics Letters 104(17):Article No. 171106.  doi:10.1063/1.4874339
  • Ma L, W Chen, G Schatte, W Wang, AG Joly, Y Huang, R Sammynaiken, and M Hossu. 2014. "A new Cu-cysteamine complex: structure and optical properties." Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2(21):4239-4246.  doi:10.1039/C4TC00114A


  • El-Khoury PZ, SJ Peppernick, D Hu, AG Joly, and WP Hess. 2013. "The Origin of Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering of 4,4' -Biphenyldicarboxylate on Silver Substrates." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(14):7260-7268.  doi:10.1021/jp401026x
  • He W, S VilayurGanapathy, AG Joly, TC Droubay, SA Chambers, JR Maldonado, and WP Hess. 2013. "Comparison of CsBr and KBr coated Cu photocathodes: Effects of laser irradiation and work function changes." Applied Physics Letters 102(7):Article No. 071604.  doi:10.1063/1.4793214
  • Peppernick SJ, AG Joly, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2013. "Plasmon-Induced Optical Field Enhancement studied by Correlated Scanning and Photoemission Electron Microscopy." Journal of Chemical Physics 138(15):Article No. 154701.  doi:10.1063/1.4799937
  • Peppernick SJ, AG Joly, KM Beck, WP Hess, J Wang, YC Wang, and W Wei. 2013. "Photoemission Electron Microscopy of a Plasmonic Silver Nanoparticle Trimer." Applied Physics A, Materials Science and Processing 112(1):35-39.  doi:10.1007/s00339-012-7316-5
  • Wang CM, TC Kaspar, V Shutthanandan, AG Joly, L Kovarik, BW Arey, M Gu, A Devaraj, BD Wirth, and RJ Kurtz. 2013. "Structure And Radiation Damage Behavior Of Epitaxial CrxMo1-x Alloy Thin Films On MgO." Journal of Nuclear Materials 437(1-3):55-61.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.01.345
  • Halliday MT, AG Joly, WP Hess, P Sushko, and AL Shluger. 2013. "Mechanisms of Photodesorption of Br Atoms from CsBr Surfaces." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(26):13502-13509.  doi:10.1021/jp4036343
  • Hossu M, RO Schaeffer, L Ma, W Chen, Y Zhu, R Sammynaiken, and AG Joly. 2013. "On the Luminescence Enhancement of Mn2+ By Co-doping of Eu2+ in ZnS:Mn,Eu." Optical Materials 35(8):1513-1519.  doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2013.03.014
  • Vilayur Ganapathy S, MI Nandasiri, AG Joly, PZ El-Khoury, T Varga, GW Coffey, B Schwenzer, A Pandey, AN Kayani, WP Hess, and S Thevuthasan. 2013. "Silver nanorod arrays for photocathode applications." Applied Physics Letters 103(16):Article No. 161112.  doi:10.1063/1.4825262
  • Wang Z, AR Felmy, CJ Thompson, JS Loring, AG Joly, KM Rosso, HT Schaef, and DA Dixon. 2013. "Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Investigation of Water in Supercritical CO2 and the Effect of CaCl2." Fluid Phase Equilibria 338:155-163.  doi:10.1016/j.fluid.2012.11.012


  • Peppernick SJ, AG Joly, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2012. "Near-Field Focused Photoemission from Polystyrene Microspheres Studied with Photoemission Electron Microscopy." Journal of Chemical Physics 137(1):124202-1/9.  doi:10.1063/1.4730598
  • Johnson TJ, YF Su, KH Jarman, BM Kunkel, JC Birnbaum, AG Joly, EG Stephan, RG Tonkyn, RG Ewing, and GC Dunham. 2012. "Demonstrated Wavelength Portability of Raman Reference Data for Explosives and Chemical Detection." International Journal of Spectroscopy 2012:Article No. 297056.  doi:10.1155/2012/297056
  • Kaspar TC, ME Bowden, T Varga, CM Wang, V Shutthanandan, AG Joly, BD Wirth, and RJ Kurtz. 2012. "Structural characterization of epitaxial CrxMo1-x alloy thin films." Journal of Physics. Condensed Matter 24(9):095001.  doi:10.1088/0953-8984/24/9/095001


  • Peppernick SJ, AG Joly, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2011. "Plasmonic Field Enhancement of Individual Nanoparticles by Correlated Scanning and Photoemission Electron Microscopy." Journal of Chemical Physics 134(3):034507-1/7.  doi:10.1063/1.3543714
  • Wang CM, TC Kaspar, V Shutthanandan, AG Joly, and RJ Kurtz. 2011. "Structure of Cr Film Epitaxially Grown on MgO (001)." Acta Materialia 59(11):4274-4282.  doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2011.03.051
  • Sushko PV, AL Shluger, AG Joly, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2011. "Exciton-driven highly hyperthermal O-atom desorption from nanostructured CaO." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115(3):692-699.  doi:10.1021/jp1078423
  • Fredricksen CJ, DR Panjwani, JP Arnold, PN Figueiredo, FK Rezaie, JE Colwell, K Baillie, SJ Peppernick, AG Joly, KM Beck, WP Hess, and RE Peale. 2011. "Plasmonic enhancement of thin-film solar cells using gold-black coatings." In Next Generation (Nano) Photonic and Cell Tehcnologies for Solar Energy Conversion II, August 21, 2011, San Diego, California. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 8111, ed. L Tsakalakos, p. Article No. 811106.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.893620
  • Kunkel BM, YF Su, RG Tonkyn, EG Stephan, AG Joly, JC Birnbaum, KH Jarman, and TJ Johnson. 2011. "Raman Database Considerations for Near-Infrared Systems." In Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism and Crime Fighting VIII, September 19, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 8189, ed. R Zamboni, et al, p. Article No. 818905.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.898368
  • Loring JS, CJ Thompson, Z Wang, AG Joly, DS Sklarew, HT Schaef, ES Ilton, KM Rosso, and AR Felmy. 2011. "In Situ Infrared Spectroscopic Study of Forsterite Carbonation in Wet Supercritical CO2." Environmental Science & Technology 45(14):6204-6210.  doi:10.1021/es201284e
  • Mangham AN, N Govind, ME Bowden, V Shutthanandan, AG Joly, MA Henderson, and SA Chambers. 2011. "Photochemical Properties, Composition, and Structure in Molecular Beam Epitaxy Grown Fe “Doped” and (Fe,N) Codoped Rutile TiO2(110)." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115(31):15416-15424.  doi:10.1021/jp203061n
  • Velarde Ruiz Esparza LA, X Zhang, Z Lu, AG Joly, Z Wang, and H Wang. 2011. "Communication: Spectroscopic phase and lineshapes in high-resolution broadband sum frequency vibrational spectroscopy: Resolving interfacial inhomogeneities of "identical" molecular groups." Journal of Chemical Physics 135(24):Article No. 241102.  doi:10.1063/1.3675629
  • Woo BK, AG Joly, and W Chen. 2011. "Observation of green emission from Ce3+ doped gadolinium oxide nanoparticles." Journal of Luminescence 131(1):49-53. 
  • Woo BK, Z Luo, Y Li, SP Singh, AG Joly, M Hossu, Z Liu, and W Chen. 2011. "Luminescence enhancement of CaZnGe2O6:Tb3+ afterglow phosphors synthesized using ZnO nanopowders." Optical Materials 33(8):1283-1290.  doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2011.03.001
  • Yao M, Y Li, M Hossu, AG Joly, Z Liu, Z Liu, and W Chen. 2011. "Luminescence of Lanthanide-Dimethyl Sulfoxide Compound Solutions." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 115(30):9352-9359.  doi:10.1021/jp202350p


  • Beck KM, AG Joly, and WP Hess. 2010. "Effect of Surface Charge on Laser-induced Neutral Atom Desorption." Applied Physics A, Materials Science and Processing 101(1):61-64.  doi:10.1007/s00339-010-5758-1
  • Joly AG, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2010. "Surface-Specific Laser Matter Interactions and Dynamics." In International Symposium on High Power Laser Ablation, April 18-22, 2010, Santa Fe, NM: AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 1278, no. 1, ed. C Phipps, pp. 90-97.  American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY.  doi:10.1063/1.3507187
  • Li Y, Z Sun, L Ma, X Zhang, M Yao, AG Joly, Z Liu, and W Chen. 2010. "Synthesis and luminescence of CePO4:Tb/LaPO4 core/sheath nanowires." Nanotechnology 21(12):125604. 
  • Matson DW, GL Graff, JL Male, BR Johnson, Z Nie, AG Joly, and LC Olsen. 2010. "Synthesis and Screening of Thin Films in the CeCl3-CeBr3 System for Scintillator Applications." Thin Solid Films 518(12):3194-3198.  doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2009.09.015
  • Peale RE, JW Cleary, M Ishimaru, CW Smith, K Baillie, JE Colwell, KM Beck, AG Joly, O Edwards, and CJ Fredricksen. 2010. "Gold-black as IR Absorber and Solar Cell Enhancer." In Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 2009 Fall Meeting, November 30 - December 4, 2009, Boston MA, vol. 1208, pp. 1208-O21-04.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA.  doi:10.1557/PROC-1208-O21-04
  • Suriamoorthy P, X Zhang, G Hao, AG Joly, S Singh, M Hossu, X Sun, and W Chen. 2010. "Folic acid-CdTe quantum dot conjugates and their applications for cancer cell targeting." Cancer Nanotechnology 1(1-6):19-28.  doi:10.1007/s12645-010-0003-3
  • Xiong G, R Shao, SJ Peppernick, AG Joly, KM Beck, WP Hess, M Cai, J Duchene, JY Wang, and W Wei. 2010. "Materials Applications of Photoelectron Emission Microscopy." JOM. The Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 62(12):90-93.  doi:10.1007/s11837-010-0189-1
  • Yao M, AG Joly, and W Chen. 2010. "Formation and Luminescence Phenomena of LaF3:Ce3+ Nanoparticles and Lanthanide-Organic Compounds in Dimethyl Sulfoxide." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114(2):826-831.  doi:10.1021/jp9092173
  • Yao M, X Zhang, L Ma, W Chen, AG Joly, J Huang, and Q Wang. 2010. "Luminescence Enhancement of CdTe Nanostructures in LaF3:Ce/CdTe Nanocomposites." Journal of Applied Physics 108(10):207-213.  doi:10.1063/1.3506416


  • Beck KM, AG Joly, and WP Hess. 2009. "Two-color Laser Desorption of Nanostructured MgO Thin Films." Applied Surface Science 255(24):9562-9565.  doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2009.04.089
  • Dreger ZA, E Balasubramaniam, YM Gupta, and AG Joly. 2009. "High-Pressure Effects on the Electronic Structure of Anthracene Single Crystals: Role of Nonhydrostaticity." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 113(8):1489-1496. 
  • Joly AG, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2009. "Photodesorption of excited iodine atoms from KI (100)." Journal of Chemical Physics 131(14):144509-1/6. 
  • Milbrath BD, JA Caggiano, MH Engelhard, AG Joly, DW Matson, P Nachimuthu, and LC Olsen. 2009. " Using Thin Films to Screen Possible Scintillator Materials ." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 56(3, PT 3): 1650-1654. 
  • Trevisanutto PE, PV Sushko, KM Beck, AG Joly, WP Hess, and AL Shluger. 2009. "Excitation, Ionization, and Desorption: How Sub-band gap Photons Modify the Structure of Oxide Nanoparticles." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113(4):1274-1279. 


  • Beck KM, AG Joly, OE Diwald, S Stankic, PE Trevisanutto, PV Sushko, AL Shluger, and WP Hess. 2008. "Energy and Site Selectivity in O-Atom Photodesorption from Nanostructured MgO." Surface Science 602(11):1968-1973.  doi:10.1016/j.susc.2008.03.046
  • Joly AG, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2008. "Electronic Energy Transfer on CaO Surfaces." Journal of Chemical Physics 129(12):124704.  doi:10.1063/1.2980049
  • Li Y, TC Kaspar, TC Droubay, AG Joly, P Nachimuthu, Z Zhu, V Shutthanandan, and SA Chambers. 2008. "A Study of H and D doped ZnO epitaxial films grown by pulsed laser deposition." Journal of Applied Physics 104(5):Article no. 053711.  doi:10.1063/1.2975219
  • Li Y, L Ma, X Zhang, AG Joly, Z Liu, and W Chen. 2008. "Synthesis and Optical Properties of Sulfide Nanoparticles Prepared in Dimethylsulfoxide." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 8(11):5646-5651. 
  • Liu Y, W Chen, S Wang, AG Joly, SL Westcott, and BK Woo. 2008. "X-Ray Luminescence of LaF3:Tb3+ and LaF3:Ce3+, Tb3+ Water Soluble Nanoparticles." Journal of Applied Physics 103(6):Art. No. 063105.  doi:10.1063/1.2890148
  • Liu Y, W Chen, S Wang, and AG Joly. 2008. "Investigation of Water-Soluble X-ray Luminescence Nanoparticles for Photodynamic Activation." Applied Physics Letters 92(4):Art. No. 043901. 
  • Lu CY, PJ Shamberger, EN Yitamben, KM Beck, AG Joly, MA Olmstead, and FS Ohuchi. 2008. "Laser and Electrical Current Induced Phase Transformation of In2Se3 Semiconductor thin film on Si(111) ." Applied Physics A, Materials Science and Processing 93(1):93-98.  doi:10.1007/s00339-008-4776-8
  • Woo BK, W Chen, AG Joly, and R Sammynaiken. 2008. "The Effects of Aging on the Luminescence of PEG-Coated Water-Soluble ZnO Nanoparticles Solutions." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112(37):14292-14296.  doi:10.1021/jp803649k


  • Cheung SH, P Nachimuthu, AG Joly, MH Engelhard, MK Bowman, and SA Chambers. 2007. "N incorporation and electronic structure in N-doped TiO2(110) rutile." Surface Science 601(7):1754-1762.  doi:10.1016/j.susc.2007.01.051
  • Joly AG, W Chen, J Zhang, and S Wang. 2007. "Electronic Energy Relaxation and Luminescence Decay Dynamics of Eu3+ in Zn2SiO4:Eu3+." Journal of Luminescence 126(2):491-496.  doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2006.09.004 
  • Cai M, SC Langford, JT Dickinson, G Xiong, TC Droubay, AG Joly, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2007. "An In Situ Study of the Martensitic Transformation in Shape Memory Alloys Using Photoemission Electron Microscopy." Journal of Nuclear Materials 361(2-3):306-312.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2006.12.008
  • Cai M, SC Langford, MJ Wu, WM Huang, G Xiong, TC Droubay, AG Joly, K Beck, WP Hess, and JT Dickinson. 2007. "Study of Martensitic Phase transformation in a NiTiCu Thin Film Shape Memory Alloy Using Photoelectron Emission Microscopy." Advanced Functional Materials 17(1):161-167.  doi:10.1002/adfm.200600611
  • Chambers SA, SH Cheung, V Shutthanandan, S Thevuthasan, MK Bowman, and AG Joly. 2007. "Properties of Structurally Excellent N-doped TiO2 Rutile." Chemical Physics 339(1-3):27-35.  doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2007.04.024
  • Joly AG, G Xiong, CM Wang, DE McCready, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2007. "Synthesis and Photoexcited Charge Carrier Dynamics of beta-FeOOH Nanorods." Applied Physics Letters 90(10):Art. No. 103504.  doi:10.1063/1.2711395
  • Li GH, F Su, WJ Wang, K Ding, W Chen, Y Liu, and AG Joly. 2007. "Pressure Behaviour of the UV and Green Emission Bands in ZnO Micro-rods." Physica Status Solidi B, Basic Research 244(1):87-92.  doi:10.1002/pssb.200672545
  • Ouyang J, JA Ripmeester, X Wu, D Kingston, K Yu, AG Joly, and W Chen. 2007. "Upconversion Luminescence of Colloidal CdS and ZnCdS Semiconductor Quantum Dots." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111(44):16261-16266.  doi:10.1021/jp074416b
  • Wei W, G Xiong, Y Sun, AG Joly, KM Beck, JM White, and WP Hess. 2007. "Real Time Study of Cu Diffusion Through a Ru Thin Film by Photoemission Electron Microscopy (PEEM)." In Materials, technology and reliability of low-k dielectrics and copper interconnects. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings; 2006, vol. 914, ed. Ting Y Tsui, pp. 185-190 (Paper no. 0914-F05-07).  Material Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 
  • Wei W, SL Parker, Y Sun, JM White, G Xiong, AG Joly, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2007. "Study of Copper Diffusion Through Ruthenium Thin Film by Photoemission Electron Microscopy." Applied Physics Letters 90:111906.  doi:10.1063/1.2712832
  • Xiong G, R Shao, TC Droubay, AG Joly, KM Beck, SA Chambers, and WP Hess. 2007. "Photoemission Electron Microscopy of TiO2 Anatase Films Embedded with Rutile Nanocrystals." Advanced Functional Materials 17(13):2133-2138.  doi:10.1002/adfm.200700146


  • Xiong G, AG Joly, GR Holtom, CM Wang, DE McCready, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2006. "Excited Carrier Dynamics of a-Cr2O3/a-Fe2O3 Core-Shell Nanostructures." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110(34):16937-16940.  doi:10.1021/jp062507n S1520-6106(06)02507-7
  • Xiong G, AG Joly, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2006. "Laser-Induced Oxygen Vacancy Formation and Diffusion on TiO2(110) Surfaces Probed by Photoemission Electron Microscopy." Physica Status Solidi C 3(10):3598-3602. 
  • Xiong G, AG Joly, KM Beck, WP Hess, M Cai, SC Langford, and JT Dickinson. 2006. "In Situ Photoelectron Emission Microscopy of a Thermally Induced Martensitic Transformation in a CuZnAI Shape Memory Alloy." Applied Physics Letters 88(9):Art. No. 091910. 
  • Xiong G, AG Joly, WP Hess, M Cai, and JT Dickinson. 2006. "Introduction to Photoelectron Emission Microscopy: Principles and Applications." Journal of Chinese Electron Microscopy Society 25(1):15-25. 
  • Chen W, G Huang, HB Lu, DE McCready, AG Joly, and JO Bovin. 2006. "Utilizing Nanofabrication to Construct Strong, Luminescent Materials." Nanotechnology 17(10):2595-2601.  doi:10.1088/0957-4484/17/10/025
  • Chen W, J Zhang, SL Westcott, AG Joly, JO Malm, and JO Bovin. 2006. "The Origin of X-ray Luminescence from CdTe Nanoparticles in CdTe/BaFBr:Eu2+ Nanocomposite Phosphors." Journal of Applied Physics 99(3):Art. No. 034302. 
  • Joly AG, JR Williams, SA Chambers, G Xiong, WP Hess, and DM Laman. 2006. "Carrier Dynamics in a-Fe2O3 (0001) Thin Films and Single Crystals Probed by Femtosecond Transient Absorption and Reflectivity." Journal of Applied Physics 99(5):Article: 053521 (6 pages). 
  • Joly AG, M Henyk, KM Beck, PE Trevisanutto, PV Sushko, WP Hess, and AL Shluger. 2006. "Probing Electron Transfer Dynamics at MgO Surfaces by Mg-Atom Desorption." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110(37):18093-18096.  doi:10.1021/jp064092b
  • Liu Y, W Chen, AG Joly, Y Wang, C Pope, Y Zhang, JO Bovin, and PM Sherwood. 2006. "Comparison of Water-Soluble CdTe Nanoparticles Synthesized In Air and In Nitrogen." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110(34):16992-17000. 
  • Su F, B Ma, K Ding, G Li, S Wang, W Chen, AG Joly, and DE McCready. 2006. "Luminescence Temperature and Pressure Studies of Zn2SiO4 Phosphors Doped with Mn2+ and Eu3+ Ions." Journal of Luminescence 116(1-2):117-126. 
  • Su F, WJ Wang, K Ding, G Li, Y Liu, AG Joly, and W Chen. 2006. "Pressure Dependence of the Near-Band-Edge Photoluminescence from ZnO Microds at Low Temperature." The Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 67(11):2376-2381. 
  • Su F, Y Liu, W Chen, WJ Wang, K Ding, G Li, AG Joly, and DE McCready. 2006. "Temperature and pressure dependences of the Copper-related Green Emission in ZnO Microrods." Journal of Applied Physics 100(1):013107-1 - 013107-6.  doi:10.1063/1.2206705


  • Henyk M, KM Beck, MH Engelhard, AG Joly, WP Hess, and JT Dickinson. 2005. "Surface Electronic Properties and Site-Specific Laser Desorption Processes of Highly Structured Nanoporous MgO Thin Films." Surface Science 593(1-3):242-247. 
  • Joly AG, W Chen, DE McCready, JO Malm, and JO Bovin. 2005. "Upconversion Luminescence of CdTe Nanoparticles." Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter 71:165304.  doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.71.165304
  • Chambers SA, JR Williams, MA Henderson, AG Joly, M Varela, and SJ Pennycook. 2005. "Structure, Band Offsets and Photochemistry at Epitaxial ?-Cr2O3/?-Fe2O3 Heterojunctions." Surface Science 587(3):L197-L207. 
  • Chen W, AG Joly, and DE McCready. 2005. "Upconversion Luminescence from CdSe Nanoparticles." Journal of Chemical Physics 122(22):224708 (7 pages). 
  • Chen W, JO Bovin, S Wang, AG Joly, Y Wang, and PM Sherwood. 2005. "Fabrication and Luminescence of ZnS:Mn2+ Nanoflowers." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 5(9):1309-1322. 
  • Chen W, S Wang, SL Westcott, J Zhang, K Dou, AG Joly, and DE McCready. 2005. "Structure and Luminescence of BaFBr:Eu2+ and BaFBr:Eu2+, Tb3+ Phosphors and Thin Films." Journal of Applied Physics 97(8):083506 (8 p.). 
  • Hess WP, AG Joly, KM Beck, M Henyk, PV Sushko, PE Trevisanutto, and AL Shluger. 2005. "Laser Control of Desorption Through Selective Surface Excitation." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 109(42):19563-19578.  doi:10.1021/jp0523672
  • Trevisanutto PE, PV Sushko, AL Shluger, KM Beck, M Henyk, AG Joly, and WP Hess. 2005. "A Mechanism of Photo-Induced Desorption of Oxygen Atoms From MgO Nano-Crystals." Surface Science 593(1-3):210-220. 
  • Zhang J, F Su, W Chen, R Sammynaiken, SL Westcott, DE McCready, G Li, and AG Joly. 2005. "Synthesis and Luminescence of ZnMgS:Mn2+ Nanoparticles." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 5(9):1465-1471. 


  • Beck KM, AG Joly, NF Dupuis, P Perozzo, WP Hess, PV Sushko, and AL Shluger. 2004. "Laser Control of Product Electronic State: Desorption from Alkali Halides." Journal of Chemical Physics 120(5):2456-2463. 
  • Chen W, AG Joly, JO Malm, and JO Bovin. 2004. "Upconversion luminescence of Eu3+ and Mn2+ in ZnS:Mn2+, Eu3+ codoped nanoparticles." Journal of Applied Physics 95(2):667-672. 
  • Chen W, JO Bovin, AG Joly, S Wang, F Su, and G Li. 2004. "Full-Color Emission From In2S3 and In2S3:Eu3+ Nanoparticles." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108(32):11927-11934. 
  • Chen W, JZ Zhang, and AG Joly. 2004. "Optical Properties and Potential Applications of Doped Semiconductor Nanoparticles." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 4(8):919-947. 
  • Espana AL, AG Joly, WP Hess, and JT Dickinson. 2004. "Laser-Induced Damage of Calcium Fluoride." Journal of Undergraduate Research Volume IV, 2004:60-65. 
  • Hess WP, AG Joly, KM Beck, PV Sushko, and AL Shluger. 2004. "Determination of Surface Exciton Energies by Velocity Resolved Atomic Desorption." Surface Science 564(1-3):62-70. 
  • Joly AG, WP Hess, and KM Beck. 2004. "Time-Resolved Femtosecond Laser Desorption from Alkali Halide Crystals." In High-Power Laser Ablation V. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 5448, ed. Claude R. Phipps, pp. 532-537.  International Society Optical Engineering, Bellingham. 
  • Wang Z, JM Zachara, W Yantasee, PL Gassman, C Liu, and AG Joly. 2004. "Cryogenic Laser Induced Fluorescence Characterization of U(VI) in Hanford Vadose Zone Pore Waters." Environmental Science and Technology 38:5591-5597. 


  • Henyk M, AG Joly, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 2003. "Photon stimulated desorption from KI: Laser control of I-atom velocity distributions." Surface Science 528 (1-3):219-223. 
  • Chen W, AG Joly, JO Malm, JO Bovin, and S Wang. 2003. "Full-Color Emission and Temperature Dependence of the Luminescence in Poly-P -Phenylene Ethynylene-ZnS:Mn2+ Composite Particles." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 107(27):6544-6551. 
  • Joly AG, KM Beck, M Henyk, WP Hess, PV Sushko, and AL Shluger. 2003. "Surface Electronic Spectra Detected by Atomic Desorption." Surface Science 544(1):L683-L688. 
  • Laman DM, AG Joly, and D Ray. 2003. "The Structures of Fluorene-(H2O)(1,2) Determined by Rotational Coherence Spectroscopy ." Journal of Chemical Physics 119(4):1970-1977. 


  • Hess WP, AG Joly, KM Beck, and JT Dickinson. 2002. "Time-Resolved Femtosecond Laser Desorption from Wide-BandGap Single Crystals." In High-Power Laser Ablation IV, Proc. SPIE, vol. 4760, ed. Claude R. Phipps, pp. 318-325.  SPIE , Bellingham, WA. 
  • Chen W, AG Joly, and J Roark. 2002. ""Photostimulated Luminescence and Dynamics of Agl and Ag Nanoclusters in Zeolites"." Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter 65:245404-1-8. 
  • Chen W, AG Joly, GA Kowalchuk, JO Malm, Y Huang, and JO Bovin. 2002. "Structure, Luminescence, and Dynamics of Eu2O3 Nanoparticles in MCM-41." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 106(28):7034-7041. 
  • Chen W, F Su, G Li, AG Joly, JO Malm, and JO Bovin. 2002. "Temperature and Pressure Dependences of the Mn2+ and Donor-Acceptor Emissions in ZnS:Mn2+ Nanoparticles." Journal of Applied Physics 92(4):1950-1955. 
  • Hess WP, AG Joly, DP Gerrity, KM Beck, PV Sushko, and AL Shluger. 2002. "Control of Laser Desorption Using Tunable Single Pulses and Pulse Pairs." Journal of Chemical Physics 116(18):8144-8151. 
  • Hess WP, AG Joly, KM Beck, DP Gerrity, PV Sushko, and AL Shluger. 2002. "Solid-State Halogen Atom Source for Chemical Dynamics and Etching." Applied Physics Letters 81(6):1140-1142. 
  • Joly AG, WP Hess, KM Beck, and JT Dickinson. 2002. "Femtosecond Time-Resolved Photo-Stimulated Desorption from Ionic Crystals." Applied Surface Science 186(1-4):339-344. 
  • Li H, Z Wang, L Li, DM Strachan, Y Su, and AG Joly. 2002. "Spectroscopic Elucidation of Lanthanide Cation Dissolution Mechanism in Borosilicate Glass ." In Advanced Fibers, Plastics, Laminates, and Composites, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings , vol. 702, ed. F.T. Wallengerger et al, pp. 291-301.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 


  • Hess WP, AG Joly, DP Gerrity, KM Beck, P Sushko, and A Shluger. 2001. "Selective laser desorption of ionic surfaces: resonant surface excitation of KBr." Journal of Chemical Physics 115(20):9463 - 9472. 
  • Joly AG, W Chen, J Roark, and JZ Zhang. 2001. "Temperature Dependence of Up-Conversion Luminescence and Photoluminescence of Mn2+ in ZnS:Mn2+ Nanoparticles." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 1(3):295-301. 
  • Wang Z, D Friedrich, CC Ainsworth, SL Hemmer, AG Joly, and MR Beversluis. 2001. "Ground-State Proton Transfer Tautomer of Al(III)-Salicylate Complexes in Ethanol Solution." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 105(5):942-950. 
  • Wang Z, D Friedrich, MR Beversluis, SL Hemmer, AG Joly, MH Huesemann, MJ Truex, RG Riley, CJ Thompson, and BM Peyton. 2001. "A Fluorescence Spectroscopic Study of Phenanthrene Sorbed on Porous Silica." Environmental Science and Technology 35(13):2710-2716. 
  • Wang Z, SL Hemmer, D Friedrich, and AG Joly. 2001. "Anthracene as the Origin of the Red-Shifted Emission from Commercial Zone-Refined Phenanthrene Sorbed on Mineral Surfaces." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 105(25):6020-6023. 
  • Beck KM, AG Joly, and WP Hess. 2001. "Evidence for a Surface Exciton in KBr via Laser Desorption ." Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter 63(12):125423(6). 
  • Chen W, AG Joly, and JZ Zhang. 2001. "Up-Conversion Luminescence of Mn2+ in ZnS:Mn2+ Nanoparticles." Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter 64:041202-1-4(R). 
  • Felmy AR, Z Wang, DA Dixon, AG Joly, JR Rustad, and MJ Mason. 2001. "The Aqueous Complexation of Eu(III) with Organic Chelates at High Base Concentration: Molecular and Thermodynamic Modeling Results ." Chapter 5 in Nuclear Site Remediation: First Accomplishments of the Environmental Management Science Program. ACS Symposium Series, vol. 778, ed. PG Eller, WR. Heineman, pp. 63-82.  American Chemical Society , Washington DC, DC. 


  • Wang Z, CC Ainsworth, D Friedrich, PL Gassman, and AG Joly. 2000. "Kinetics and Mechanism of Surface Reaction of Salicylate on Alumina in Colloidal Aqueous Suspension ." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 64(7):1159-1172. 
  • Beck KM, AG Joly, and WP Hess. 2000. "Time-resolved Femtosecond Laser Induced Desorption from Magnesium Oxide and Lithium Fluoride Single Crystals ." Surface Science 451:166-173. 
  • Beck KM, AG Joly, and WP Hess. 2000. "Time-Resolved Femtosecond Laser-Induced Desorption from Magnesium Oxide and Lithium Fluoride Single Crystals." Surface Science 451(1-3):166-173. 
  • Elder SH, F Cot, Y Su, SM Heald, AM Tyryshkin, MK Bowman, Y Gao, AG Joly, ML Balmer, AC Ebeling, KA Magrini, and DM Blake. 2000. "The Discovery and Study of Nanocrystalline TiO2-(MoO3) Core-Shell Materials." Journal of the American Chemical Society 122(21):5138-5146. 
  • Smith BA, JZ Zhang, AG Joly, and J Liu. 2000. "Luminescence Decay Kinetics of Mn2+ Doped ZnS Nanoclusters Grown in Reverse Micelles." Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter 62(3):2021-2028. 


  • Hess WP, AG Joly, KM Beck, RM Williams, and JT Dickinson. 1999. "Femtosecond Time-Resolved Laser Induced Desorption of Positive Ions from MgO." Applied Physics A, Materials Science and Processing 69:S389-S393. 
  • Friedrich D, Z Wang, AG Joly, KA Peterson, and PR Callis. 1999. "Ground-state proton-transfer tautomer of the salicylate anion." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 103(48):9644-9653. 
  • Joly AG, KM Beck, and WP Hess. 1999. "Ultrafast and Nanosecond Laser Induced Desorption of Positive Ions from Lithium Fluoride Single Crystals." Applied Physics A, Materials Science and Processing 69:S153-S157. 
  • Mccarroll ME, AG Joly, Z Wang, DM Friedrich, and R Von Wandruszka. 1999. "Time-Resolved Fluorescence Anisotropies in Mixed Surfactant Solutions." Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 218(1):260-264. 

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