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01. Organic Nanomaterials: Morphological Control for Charge Stabilization and Charge Transport. 

      Pramod, P.; Thomas, K. G.; George, M. V., 

      Chem. Asian J. 2009, 4, 806-823.

02. Functional Control on the 2D Self-organization of Phenyleneethynylenes. 

      Yoosaf, K.; Ramesh, A. R.; George, J.; Suresh, C.;  Thomas, K. G., 

      J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 11836-11843.

03. Tunable Photophysical Properties of Phenyleneethynylene based Bipyridine Ligands. 

       James, P. V.; Kumar, J.; Thomas, K. G.; Accorsi, G.; Listorti, A.; Yoosaf, K.; Armaroli, N., 

      Photobiol. Sci. 2009, 8, 1432-1440.

04. Plasmon Coupling in Dimers of Au Nanorods. 

      Pramod, P.; Thomas, K. G., 

      Adv. Mater. 2008, 20, 4300-4305.

05. Excited-state and Photoelectrochemical Behavior of Pyrene-linked Phenyleneethynylene   

      Oligomer. 

      Matsunaga, Y.; Takechi, K.; Akasaka, T.; Ramesh, A. R.; James, P. V.; Thomas, K. G.; Kamat, P. V., 

      J. Phys. Chem. B 2008, 112, 14539-14547. 

06. Self-Organization of Phenyleneethynylene into Wire-like Molecular Materials on Surfaces. 

      Yoosaf, K.; James, P. V.; Ramesh, A. R.; Suresh, C. H.; Thomas, K. G., 

      J. Phys. Chem. C 2007, 111, 14933-14936.

07. In Situ Synthesis of Metal Nanoparticles and Selective Naked-eye Detection of Lead Ions from 

     Aqueous Media. 

     Yoosaf, K.; Ipe, B. I.; Suresh, C. H.; Thomas, K. G., 

     J. Phys. Chem. C 2007, 111, 12839-12847.

08. An Approach for Optimizing the Shell Thickness of Core-shell Quantum Dots Using 

      Photoinduced Charge Transfer. 

      Vinayakan, R.; Shanmugapriya, T.; Nair, P. V.; Ramamurthy, P.; Thomas, K. G., 

      J. Phys. Chem. C 2007, 111, 10146-10149.

09. Ruthenium(II) Trisbipyridine Functionalized Gold Nanorods. Morphological Changes and         

      Excited-State Interactions.

      Jebb, M.; Sudeep, P. K.; Pramod, P.; Thomas, K. G.; Kamat, P. V., 

      J. Phys. Chem. B 2007, 111, 6839-6844.

10. Preferential End Functionalization of Au Nanorods through Electrostatic Interactions. 

      Pramod, P.; Joseph, S. T. S.; Thomas, K. G., 

      J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 6712-6713.

11. Surface Plasmon Resonance in Nanostructured Materials 

      Thomas, K. G. 

      Chapter in Nanomaterials Chemistry, Eds. C.N.R. Rao, A. Muller, A. K. Cheetham 2007; pp. 185-

      216, Wiley-VCH.

12. Design and Synthesis of Squaraine Based Near Infrared Fluorescent Probes. 

      Basheer, M. C.; Santhosh, U.; Alex, S.; Thomas, K. G.; Suresh, C. H.; Das, S., 

      Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 1617-1623.

13. Photochemistry of Ruthenium Trisbipyridine Functionalized on Gold Nanoparticles. 

      Pramod, P.; Sudeep, P. K.; Thomas, K. G.; Kamat, P. V., 

      J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 20737-20741.
 

14. Singlet and Triplet Excited-state Interactions and Photochemical Reactivity of 

      Phenyleneethynylene Oligomers.

      Sudeep, P. K.; James, P. V.; Thomas, K. G.; Kamat, P. V., 

      J. Phys. Chem. A 2006, 110, 5642-5649.

15. Photophysical and Theoretical Investigations of Oligo(p-phenyleneethynylene)s:  Effect of Alkoxy

      Substitution and Alkyne-aryl Bond Rotations. 

      James, P. V.; Sudeep, P. K.; Suresh, C. H.; Thomas, K. G.,

      J. Phys. Chem. A 2006, 110, 4329-4337.

 

16. Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles as Phosphorescent Nanomaterials and Sensors. 

      Ipe, B. I.; Yoosaf, K.; Thomas, K. G.; 

      J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 1907-1913.

17. A Squaraine-based Chemosensor for Hg2+ and Pb2+. 

      Basheer, M.; Alex, S.; Thomas, K. G.; Suresh, C. H.; Das, S., 

      Tetrahedron 2006, 6 2, 605-610.

18. Gold Nanorods to Nanochains:  Mechanistic Investigations on Their Longitudinal Assembly 

      Using α,ω-Alkanedithiols and Interplasmon Coupling. 

      Shibu Joseph, S. T.; Ipe, B. I.; Pramod, P.; Thomas, K. G., 

      J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 150-157.

19. Interfacial Properties of Hybrid Nanomaterials. 

      Ipe, B. I.; Yoosaf, K.; Thomas, K. G., 

      Pramana 2005, 65, 909-915.

20. Photoinduced Electron Transfer Processes in Fullerene-based Donor–acceptor Systems.

      Thomas, K. G.;     

      George, M. V.; Kamat, P. V., 

      Helv. Chim. Acta 2005, 88, 1291-1308.

21. Selective Detection of Cysteine and Glutathione Using Gold Nanorods. 

      Sudeep, P. K.; Joseph, S. T. S.; Thomas, K. G., 

      J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 6516-6517.

22. Investigations on Nanoparticle−chromophore and Interchromophore Interactions in Pyrene-

      Capped Gold Nanoparticles. 

      Ipe, B. I.; Thomas, K. G., 

      J. Phys. Chem. B 2004, 108, 13265-13272.

23. Uniaxial Plasmon Coupling through Longitudinal Self-assembly of Gold Nanorods. 

      Thomas, K. G.; Barazzouk, S.; Ipe, B. I.; Joseph, S. T. S.; Kamat, P. V., 

      J. Phys. Chem. B 2004, 108, 13066-13068.

24. Self-assembled Linear Bundles of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes and their Alignment and

      Deposition as a Film in a dc Field. 

      Kamat, P. V.; Thomas, K. G.; Barazzouk, S.; Girishkumar, G.; Vinodgopal, K.; Meisel, D., 

      J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 10757-10762.

25. Molecular Assembly of Fullerenes as Nanoclusters and Nanostructured Films. 

      Thomas, K. G.; Kamat, P. V., 

      Chapter in Nanoscale Materials, Eds. L. M. Liz-Marzan and P. V. Kamat 2004; pp. 475-494,   

      Springer.

26. Chromophore Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles. 

      Thomas, K. G.; Kamat, P. V., 

      Acc. Chem. Res. 2003, 36, 888-898.

27. Dynamics of Photoinduced Electron Transfer Processes in Fullerene-based Dyads: Effects of     

      Varying the Donor Strength. 

      Thomas, K. G.; Biju, V.; Kamat, P. V.; George, M. V.; Guldi, D. M., 

      ChemPhysChem 2003, 4, 1299-1307.

28. Rigid Rod Spaced Fullerene as Building Block for Nanoclusters.

      Sudeep, P. K.; Varkey, J. P.; Thomas, K. G.; George, M. V.; Kamat, P. V., 

      J. Chem. Sci. 2003, 115, 321-332.

29. Light-induced Modulation of Self-assembly on Spiropyran-capped Gold Nanoparticles:  A

      Potential System for the Controlled Release of Amino Acid Derivatives.

      Ipe, B. I.; Mahima, S.; Thomas, K. G., 

      J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 7174-7175.

30. Effect of Viscosity on the Singlet-excited State Dynamics of some Hemicyanine Dyes. 

       Pillai, Z. S.; Sudeep, P.; Thomas, K. G., 

       Res. Chem. Intermed. 2003, 29, 293-305.

31. Surface Binding Properties of Tetraoctylammonium Bromide-capped Gold Nanoparticles.   

      Thomas, K. G.; Zajicek, J.; Kamat, P. V., 

      Langmuir 2002, 18, 3722-3727.

32. Clusters of Bis- and Tris-fullerenes.

      Biju, V.; Sudeep, P. K.; Thomas, K. G.; George, M. V.; Barazzouk, S.; Kamat, P. V., 

      Langmuir 2002, 18, 1831-1839.

33. Photoinduced Charge Separation in a Fluorophore-gold Nanoassembly. 

      Ipe, B. I.; Thomas, K. G.; Barazzouk, S.; Hotchandani, S.; Kamat, P. V., 

      J. Phys. Chem. B 2002, 106, 18-21.

34. Fullerene-functionalized Gold Nanoparticles. A Self-assembled Photoactive Antenna-metal

      Nanocore Assembly. 

      Sudeep, P. K.; Ipe, B. I.; Thomas, K. G.; George, M. V.; Barazzouk, S.; Hotchandani, S.; Kamat, P. V., 

      Nano Lett. 2002, 2, 29-35.

35. Photochemistry of Chromophore-functionalized Gold Nanoparticles. 

      Thomas, K. G.; Ipe Binil, I.; Sudeep, P. K., 

      Pure Appl. Chem., 2002, 74, 1731-1738.

36. Conformational Switching and Exciton Interactions in Hemicyanine-based Bichromophores.

      Zeena, S.;

      Thomas, K. G., 

      J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 7859-7865.

37. Photoinduced Electron Transfer between 1,2,5-Triphenylpyrrolidinofullerene Cluster Aggregates

      and Electron Donors. 

      Biju, V.; Barazzouk, S.; Thomas, K. G.; George, M. V.; Kamat, P. V., 

      Langmuir 2001, 17, 2930-2936.

38. Biradical Intermediates in the Photoisomerization of Dibenzodihydropentalenofurans to         

      Dibenzosemibullvalenes

      Sajimon, M. C.; Ramaiah, D.; Thomas, K. G.; George, M. V., 

      J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 3182-3187.

39. Organo-based Materials for Photonic applications. 

      Das, S.; Ajayaghosh, A.; Gopidas, K. R.; Ramaiah, D.; Thomas, K. G., 

      Met. Mater. Process 2001, 13, 351-360.

40. Nanostructured Thin Films of C60–Aniline Dyad Clusters: Electrodeposition, Charge Separation,

      and Photoelectrochemistry. 

      Kamat, P. V.; Barazzouk, S.; Hotchandani, S.; Thomas, K. G., 

      Chem. - Eur. J. 2000, 6, 3914-3921.

41. Electrodeposition of C60 Cluster Aggregates on Nanostructured SnO2 Films for Enhanced 

      Photocurrent Generation. 

      Kamat, P. V.; Barazzouk, S.; Thomas, K. G.; Hotchandani, S.,

      J. Phys. Chem. B 2000, 104, 4014-4017.

42. Making Gold Nanoparticles Glow:  Enhanced Emission from a Surface-bound Fluoroprobe.

      Thomas, K. G.; Kamat, P. V., 

      J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 2655-2656.