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Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Chuchuan Hong, Sen Yang, Justus C. Ndukaife, “Optofluidic Control using Plasmonic TiN Bowtie Nanoantenna” (invited article), special issue on Advanced Computational Nanophotonics, Optical Materials Express, (2019)
  2. Justus C. Ndukaife, Yi Xuan, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Steven T. Wereley, Alexandra Boltasseva, “High-Resolution Large-ensemble Nanoparticles Trapping with Multifunctional Thermoplasmonic Nanohole Metasurface” ACS Nano (2018)
  3. Stockman, Mark I., Kneipp, Katrin, Bozhevolnyi, Sergey I., Saha, Soham, Dutta, Aveeka, Justus C. Ndukaife, Kinsey, Natheniel, et. al., Roadmap on plasmonics, Journal of Optics (2017)
  4. Justus C. Ndukaife, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Alexandra Boltasseva. “Plasmonics—turning loss into gain.” Science 351.6271 (2016): 334-335
  5. Justus C. Ndukaife et al., Long-range and rapid transport of individual nano- objects by a hybrid electrothermoplasmonic nanotweezer. Nature Nanotechnology (2016), doi:10.1038/NNANO.248
  6. Amr M. Shaltout*, Nathaniel Kinsey*, Jongbum Kim*, Rohith Chandrasekar*, Justus C. Ndukaife*, Alexandra Boltasseva, and Vladimir Shalaev, “Development of Optical Metasurfaces: Emerging Concepts and New Materials”, (accepted in Proceedings of the IEEE) *Equal contributions
  7. Justus C. Ndukaife, Avanish Mishra, Urcan Guler, George Nnanna, Steven T. Wereley, Alexandra Boltasseva, “Photothermal Heating Enabled by Plasmonic Nanostructures for Electrokinetic Manipulation and Sorting of Particles”, ACS Nano 8, no. 9 (2014): 9035–9043
  8. Guler, Urcan, Justus C. Ndukaife, Gururaj V. Naik, AG Agwu Nnanna, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Alexandra Boltasseva. “Local Heating with Lithographically Fabricated Plasmonic Titanium Nitride Nanoparticles” Nano  Letters 13, no. 12 (2013): 6078-6083
  9. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Shadi Salman, Magloire Fandohan “A pump-less discrete opto-fluidic chemical spectrophotometry system (DOCSS) for online in-situ monitoring of dissolved contaminants in aqueous media”Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology –AQUA, accepted 2014.
  10. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, and H. W. Pinnick, “Dithizone as a Halochromic Material for Fabricating Evanescent Wave-based Chemical Sensors,” Chemical Sensors 2013, 3:1

UNITED STATES PATENTS

  • Steven T. Wereley, Agwu Agbai Nnanna, Alexandra Boltasseva, Justus C. Ndukaife “Hybrid Device for On-Chip Concentration, Manipulation, Sorting and Sensing of Particles on a Plasmonic Substrate” U.S. Patent Application Number: 14/732,673, filed June 6, 2015
  • Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Alexander V. Kildishev, Alexandra Boltasseva, “Multi-site Particle Sensing System” U.S. Patent Application Number: 15/174990, filed June 6, 2016
  • Justus C. Ndukaife, Alexandra Boltasseva, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Steven T. Wereley, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, “System and method for manipulation of particles” U.S. Patent Application Number: 15/183,382, filed June 15, 2016
  • Justus C. Ndukaife, Alexandra Boltasseva, A. G. Agwu Nnanna “System and method for trapping and sensing nanoparticles with plasmonic nanopores” U.S. Patent Application Number: 62316558, filed March 31, 2016

CONFERENCE TALKS
1. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Steven T. Wereley, Alexandra Boltasseva, “Shaping the future of plasmon nano-optical tweezing”, (invited as late-breaking talk at Gordon Research Conference on Plasmonics and Nanophotonics, 2016)
2. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Steven T. Wereley, Alexandra Boltasseva, “On-demand rapid transport and stable trapping of nanoparticles by a hybrid electrothermoplasmonic nanotweezer”, (submitted to SPIE Optics and Photonics 2016)
3. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Steven T. Wereley, Alexandra Boltasseva, “Controlled Rapid Delivery and On-chip Trapping of Nanoparticles by a Hybrid Electrothermoplasmonic Nanotweezer”, (submitted to CLEO 2016)
4. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Steven T. Wereley, Alexandra Boltasseva, “The hybrid electrothermoplasmonic nanotweezer: A new paradigm in nanomanipulation”, (to be presented at MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2016)
5. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Steven T. Wereley, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Alexandra Boltasseva, “Plasmofluidic Device for On-chip Concentration, Manipulation and Sensing of Particles using TiN Plasmonic Nanoantenna Array”, (presented at MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, December 2015)
6. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Steven T. Wereley, Alexandra Boltasseva, “Hybrid Electroplasmonic Nanotweezer (HENT): Shaping the Future of Nanomanipulation”, (poster presented at ASME IMECE Micro/Nano Forum 2015, Houston Texas, USA, November 13-19, 2015). (Best paper award)
7. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Alexandra Boltasseva, Steven T. Wereley, “Versatile Plasmofluidic Device for Long-range Transport and On-chip Capture of Particles”,(oral presentation at 11th International Symposium on PIV, Santa Barbara, CA September 14-16, 2015)
8. Justus C. Ndukaife, Alexander V. Kildishev, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Steven T. Wereley, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Alexandra Boltasseva, “Electrothermoplasmonic Flow for Plasmon-assisted Optical Trapping”, (invited talk for 2015 SPIE Conference on Plasmonics: Metallic Nanostructures and Their Optical Properties XIII, San Diego, California, USA, August 9-13, 2015)
9. Justus C. Ndukaife, Alexander V. Kildishev, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Steven T. Wereley, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Alexandra Boltasseva, “Hybrid Electroplasmonic Nanotweezer (HENT): Versatile Plasmofluidic Device for On-chip Capture, Manipulation and Printing of Particles on Plasmonic Hotspots”, (poster presented at Summer School on Complex Photonics at the International School of Physics, Enrico Fermi, Varenna, Italy, July 13-18, 2015)
10. Justus C. Ndukaife, Alexander V. Kildishev, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Steven T. Wereley, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Alexandra Boltasseva, “Versatile Plasmofluidic Device for On-chip Concentration, Manipulation and Sensing of Particles in Suspensions”, (poster presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Microfluidics, Mount Snow, VT, June 2015)
11. Justus C. Ndukaife, Alexander V. Kildishev, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Steven T. Wereley, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Alexandra Boltasseva, “Plasmon-Assisted Optoelectrofluidics”, (oral presentation AW3K.5, CLEO /A&T Topical Review – Optofluidics Microsystems I, 2015 Conference, San Jose, CA, USA, May 10-15, 2015)
12. Justus C. Ndukaife, Avanish Mishra, Urcan Guler, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Steven T. Wereley, Alexandra Boltasseva, “ Photothermal heating enabled by plasmonic nanoantennas for electrokinetic manipulation and sorting of submicron particles”, (oral presentation FTh1K.2, CLEO 2014, San Jose, CA, USA, June 8-13, 2014)
13. Urcan Guler, Justus C. Ndukaife, Gururaj V. Naik, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, and Alexandra Boltasseva, “Local heating with titanium nitride nanoparticles,” (oral presentation QTu1A.2, CLEO/QELS 2013, San Jose, CA, USA, June 9-14, 2013)
14. Justus C. Ndukaife, Avanish Mishra, Urcan Guler, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Steven T. Wereley, Alexandra Boltasseva, “ Thermoplasmonics for Optofluidics”, NSF Center for Photonics and Multiscale Nanomaterials IRG2 Review Meeting, March 28, 2014, Purdue University, W/L, USA
15. Justus C. Ndukaife, Avanish Mishra, Urcan Guler, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, Steven T. Wereley, Alexandra Boltasseva, “A new Plasmofluidic Device for On-chip Concentration, Manipulation and Sorting of Particles on a Plasmonic Substrate”, (NSF Center for Photonics and Multiscale Nanomaterials All-Hands Meeting, September 26, 2014, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
16. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2012, “A Microfluidic Chemical-Spectrophotometry (MCS) system for in-situ monitoring of heavy metals” (National Monitoring Conference, Portland, Oregon, April 30-May 4, 2012)
17. Justus C. Ndukaife, A. G. Agwu Nnanna, 2012, “A novel application of dithizone in an evanescent wave sensor for rapid detection of acidic gasses and ammonia”, (National Monitoring Conference, Portland, Oregon, April 30-May 4, 2012)