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Dr Tao Ding

Dr Tao Ding

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

Office Phone: x(7)46 942

Key Publications

Plasmonic chemistry

Light-Directed Tuning of Plasmon Resonances via Plasmon-Induced Polymerization Using Hot Electrons. ACS Photonics, 2017, 4, 1453-1458.

Tunable plasmonics:

Light-induced actuating nanotransducers, PNAS, 2016, 113, 5503-5507.

Fast dynamic color switching in temperature-responsive plasmonic films, Adv. Opt. Mater., 2016, 4, 877-882.

Capillary-Force-Assisted Optical Tuning of Coupled Plasmons, Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 6457-6461.

Controllable Tuning Plasmonic Coupling with Nanoscale Oxidation. ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 6110-6118.

Hybrid colloidal plasmonics:

Kinetically-controlled synthesis of ultra-small silica nanoparticles and ultra-thin coatings. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 4623-4627.

On the Origin and Underappreciated Effects of Ion Doping in Silica. Small, 2015, 11, 4351-4365.

Symmetry breaking polymerization: One-pot synthesis of plasmonic hybrid Janus nanoparticles. Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 10344-10349.

Harnessing Nonlinear Rubber Swelling for Bulk Synthesis of Anisotropic Hybrid Nanoparticles. J. Mater. Chem. C 2014, 2, 8745-8749.

Complex photonic crystals:

Revealing invisible photonic inscriptions: Images from strain, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 13497-13502.

Stamping colloidal photonic crystals: a facile way towards complex pixel colour patterns for sensing and displays. Nanoscale 2015, 7, 1857-1863.

Selective patterning of polymer opal films by microimprint lithography. Adv. Opt. Mater. 2014, 2, 1098-1104.

Patterning and Pixelation of Colloidal Photonic Crystals for Addressable Integrated Photonics. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 11330-11334.

Novel plasmonic/photonic structures and fabrication

Near-Field Optical Drilling of Sub-λ Pits in Thin Polymer Films。 ACS Photonics 2017, 4, 1292-1297.

Self-aligned colloidal lithography for controllable and tunable generation of plasmonic nanogaps. Small 2015, 11, 2139-2143.

Nanoimprint lithography of Al nanovoids for deep-UV SERS. ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces 2014, 6, 17358-17363.

Oxygen Plasma Etching-Induced Crystalline Lattice Transformation of Colloidal Photonic Crystals. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 17340-17342.

Fabrication of 3D Photonic Crystals of Ellipsoids Convective Self-Assembly in Magnetic Field. Adv. Mater. 2009, 21, 1936-1940.

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