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The Chikan Research Laboratory

Chikan Research Lab
Kansas State University
Department of Chemistry
204B King Hall
1212 Mid-Campus Dr North
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone Numbers
Office: 785-532-6807
Lab: 785-532-6793
Fax: 785-532-6666
Email: vchikan@ksu.edu


1.           Podaru, G. V.; Chikan, V.; Prakash, P., Magnetic Field Induced Ultrasound from Colloidal Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016,120 (4), 2386-2391.

2.           Podaru, G.; Chikan, V., Chapter: Magnetism in Nanomaterials: Origin, Design, and Applications In Magnetic Nanomaterials: Applications in Catalysis and Life Sciences, Bossmann, S., Ed. Royal Society of Chemistry 2016; Vol. in preparation.

3.           Lu, R. T.; Liu, J. W.; Luo, H. F.; Chikan, V.; Wu, J. Z., Graphene/GaSe-Nanosheet Hybrid: Towards High Gain and Fast Photoresponse. Scientific Reports 2016,6.

4.           Hongfu Luo; Kebede, B.; McLaurin, E. J.; Chikan, V., Induction and Microwave Heating in Syntheses of CdSe Quantum Dots: A Comparative Study of Effects of Extreme High Heating Rate on Nucleation and Growth of Quantum Dots. in preparation 2016.

5.           Chikan, V.; McLaurin, E. J., Rapid Nanoparticle Synthesis by Magnetic and Microwave Heating. Nanomaterials 2016,6 (5).

6.           Charalambidis, D.; Chikan, V.; Cormier, E.; Dombi, P.; Fülöp, J. A.; Janáky, C.; Kahaly, S.; Kalashnikov, M.; Kamperidis, C.; Kühn, S.; Lepine, F.; L’Huillier, A.; Lopez-Martens, R.; Mondal, S.; Osvay, K.; László, Ó.; Rudawski, P.; Sansone, G.; Tzallas, P.; Várallyay, Z.; Varjú, K., The Extreme Light Infrastructure – Attosecond Light Pulse Source (ELI-ALPS) project. Chemical Physics Progress in Ultrafast Intense Laser Science (PUILS)/Springer 2016,submitted.

7.           Yang, Q.; Gong, M.; Cai, S.; Zhang, T.; Douglas, J. T.; Chikan, V.; Davies, N. M.; Lee, P.; Choi, I.-Y.; Ren, S.; Forrest, M. L., Combining hard and soft magnetism into a single core-shell nanoparticle to achieve both hyperthermia and image contrast. Therapeutic Delivery 2015,6 (10), 1195-210.

8.           Wang, H.; Shrestha, T. B.; Basel, M. T.; Pyle, M.; Toledo, Y.; Konecny, A.; Thapa, P.; Ikenberry, M.; Hohn, K. L.; Chikan, V.; Troyer, D. L.; Bossmann, S. H., Hexagonal magnetite nanoprisms: preparation, characterization and cellular uptake. J Mater Chem B 2015,3 (23), 4647-4653.

9.           Scott, R.; Kirkeminde, A.; Gong, M.; Totleben, J.; Ren, S.; Tuinenga, C.; Lewis, C.; Luo, H.; Higgins, D.; Chikan, V., (Invited) Impact of Indiumand Gallium Doping on the Photovoltaic Performance of CdSe Quantum Dot Hybrid Solar Cells. ECS Transactions 2015,66 (15), 1-8.

10.         Podaru, G.; Moore, J.; Dani, R. K.; Prakash, P.; Chikan, V., Nested Helmholtz coil design for producing homogeneous transient rotating magnetic fields. Review of Scientific Instruments 2015,86 (3).

11.         Luo, H.; Tuinenga, C.; Guidez, E. B.; Lewis, C.; Shipman, J.; Roy, S.; Aikens, C. M.; Chikan, V., Synthesis and Characterization of Gallium-Doped CdSe Quantum Dots. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2015,119 (19), 10749-10757.

12.         Podaru, G.; Ogden, S.; Baxter, A.; Shrestha, T.; Ren, S.; Thapa, P.; Dani, R. K.; Wang, H.; Basel, M. T.; Prakash, P.; Bossmann, S. H.; Chikan, V., Pulsed Magnetic Field Induced Fast Drug Release from Magneto Liposomes via Ultrasound Generation. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2014,118 (40), 11715-11722.

13.         Wysin, G. M.; Chikan, V.; Young, N.; Dani, R. K., Effects of interband transitions on Faraday rotation in metallic nanoparticles. J Phys-Condens Mat 2013,25 (32).

14.         Sarkany, L.; Wasylenko, J. M.; Roy, S.; Higgins, D. A.; Elles, C. G.; Chikan, V., Investigation of Fluorescence Emission from CdSe Nanorods in PMMA and P3HT/PMMA Films. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2013,117 (37), 18818-18828.

15.         Chikan, V.; Bossmann, S., Biosensors Based on Nanomaterials

and Nanodevices. Wu, J. L. a. N. N., Ed. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group: 2013.

16.         Wang, H.; Shrestha, T. B.; Basel, M. T.; Dani, R. K.; Seo, G.-M.; Balivada, S.; Pyle, M. M.; Prock, H.; Koper, O. B.; Thapa, P. S.; Moore, D.; Li, P.; Chikan, V.; Troyer, D. L.; Bossmann, S. H., Magnetic-Fe/Fe3O4-nanoparticle-bound SN38 as carboxylesterase-cleavable prodrug for the delivery to tumors within monocytes/macrophages. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 2012,3, 444-455.

17.         Roy, S.; Aguirre, A.; Higgins, D. A.; Chikan, V., Investigation of Charge Transfer Interactions in CdSe Nanorod P3HT/PMMA Blends by Optical Microscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2012,116 (4), 3153-3160.

18.         Kalita, M.; Cingarapu, S.; Roy, S.; Park, S. C.; Higgins, D.; Jankowiak, R.; Chikan, V.; Klabunde, K. J.; Bossmann, S. H., Direct Synthesis of Aqueous Quantum Dots through 4,4 '-Bipyridine-Based Twin Ligand Strategy. Inorganic Chemistry 2012,51 (8), 4521-4526.

19.         Dahal, N.; Chikan, V., Synthesis of Hafnium Oxide-Gold Core-Shell Nanoparticles. Inorganic Chemistry 2012,51 (1), 518-522.

20.         Basel, M. T.; Balivada, S.; Wang, H.; Shrestha, T. B.; Seo, G. M.; Pyle, M.; Abayaweera, G.; Dani, R.; Koper, O. B.; Tamura, M.; Chikan, V.; Bossmann, S. H.; Troyer, D. L., Cell-delivered magnetic nanoparticles caused hyperthermia-mediated increased survival in a murine pancreatic cancer model. International Journal of Nanomedicine 2012,7, 297-306.

21.         Dani, R. K.; Wang, H.; Bossmann, S. H.; Wysin, G.; Chikan, V., Faraday rotation enhancement of gold coated Fe(2)O(3) nanoparticles: Comparison of experiment and theory. Journal of Chemical Physics 2011,135 (22).

22.         Chikan, V., Challenges and Prospects of Electronic Doping of Colloidal Quantum Dots: Case Study of CdSe. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2011,2 (21), 2783-2789.

23.         Rachakatla, R. S.; Balivada, S.; Seo, G. M.; Myers, C. B.; Wang, H. W.; Samarakoon, T. N.; Dani, R.; Pyle, M.; Kroh, F. O.; Walker, B.; Leaym, X. X.; Koper, O. B.; Chikan, V.; Bossmann, S. H.; Tamura, M.; Troyer, D. L., Attenuation of Mouse Melanoma by A/C Magnetic Field after Delivery of Bi-Magnetic Nanoparticles by Neural Progenitor Cells. Acs Nano 2010,4 (12), 7093-7104.

24.         Dahal, N.; Wright, J. T.; Willey, T. M.; Meulenberg, R. W.; Chikan, V., Preparation of Iron and Gold Silicide Nanodomains on Silicon (111) by the Reaction of Gold, Iron-Gold-Core Shell, and Alloy Nanoparticles with Triethylsilane. Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces 2010,2 (8), 2238-2247.

25.         Dahal, N.; Chikan, V., Phase-Controlled Synthesis of Iron Silicide (Fe3Si and FeSi2) Nanoparticles in Solution. Chemistry of Materials 2010,22 (9), 2892-2897.

26.         Dagtepe, P.; Chikan, V., Quantized Ostwald Ripening of Colloidal Nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2010,114 (39), 16263-16269.

27.         Balivada, S.; Rachakatla, R. S.; Wang, H.; Samarakoon, T.; Dani, R. K.; Pyle, M.; Kroh, F.; Walker, B.; Leaym, X.; Koper, O.; Tamura, M.; Chikan, V.; Bossmann, S.; Troyer, D., A/C magnetic hyperthermia of melanoma mediated by iron(0)/iron oxide core/shell magnetic nanoparticles: a mouse study. BMC Cancer 2010,10 (1), 119.

28.         Roy, S.; Tuinenga, C.; Fungura, F.; Dagtepe, P.; Chikan, V.; Jasinski, J., Progress toward Producing n-Type CdSe Quantum Dots: Tin and Indium Doped CdSe Quantum Dots. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009,113 (30), 13008-13015.

29.         Cintra, E. R.; Ferreira, F. S.; Santos, J. L., Jr.; Campello, J. C.; Socolovsky, L. M.; Lima, E. M.; Bakuzis, A. F., Nanoparticle agglomerates in magnetoliposomes. Nanotechnology 2009,20 (4).

30.         Bossmann, S.; Troyer, D.; Chikan, V., Provisional Patent Application; MRI and Optical Assays for Proteases. 2009,Dkt. No. 40884-PRO.

31.         Basel, M. T.; Dani, R. K.; Kang, M.; Pavlenok, M.; Chikan, V.; Smith, P. E.; Niederweis, M.; Bossmann, S. H., Direct Observation of Gold Nanoparticle Assemblies with the Porin MspA on Mica. Acs Nano 2009,3 (2), 462-466.

32.         Tuinenga, C.; Jasinski, J.; Iwamoto, T.; Chikan, V., In situ observation of heterogeneous growth of CdSe quantum dots: Effect of indium doping on the growth kinetics. Acs Nano 2008,2 (7), 1411-1421.

33.         Kang, M.; Bossmann, S. H.; Chikan, V.; Smith, P. E., COLL 6-Modeling of hyperthermia effects in an Au/MspA complex. Abstr Pap Am Chem S 2008,236.

34.         Dani, R. K.; Kang, M.; Kalita, M.; Smith, P. E.; Bossmann, S. H.; Chikan, V., MspA porin-gold nanoparticle assemblies: Enhanced binding through a controlled cysteine mutation. Nano Lett. 2008,8 (4), 1229-1236.

35.         Dahal, N.; Chikan, V.; Jasinski, J.; Leppert, V. J., Synthesis of Water-Soluble Iron-Gold Alloy Nanoparticles. Chemistry of Materials 2008,20 (20), 6389-6395.

36.         Dahal, N.; Chikan, V.; Jasinski, J.; Leppert, V. J., Synthesis of Water-Soluble Iron−Gold Alloy Nanoparticles. Chemistry of Materials 2008,20 (20), 6389-6395.

37.         Dagtepe, P.; Chikan, V., Effect of Cd/Te ratio on the formation of CdTe magic-sized quantum dots during aggregation. J Phys Chem A 2008,112 (39), 9304-9311.

38.         Mandal, P. K.; Chikan, V., Plasmon-phonon coupling in charged n-type CdSe quantum dots: A THz time-domain spectroscopic study. Nano Lett. 2007,7 (8), 2521-2528.

39.         Howle, C. R.; Arrowsmith, A. N.; Chikan, V.; Leone, S. R., State-resolved dynamics of the CN(B-2 Sigma(+)) and CH(A(2)Delta) excited products resulting from the VUV photodissociation of CH3CN. J Phys Chem A 2007,111 (29), 6637-6648.

40.         Dagtepe, P.; Chikan, V.; Jasinski, J.; Leppert, V. J., Quantized growth of CdTe quantum dots; Observation of magic-sized CdTe quantum dots. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2007,111 (41), 14977-14983.

41.         Chikan, V.; Fournier, F.; Leone, S. R.; Nizamov, B., State-resolved dynamics of the CH(A(2)Delta) channels from single and multiple photon dissociation of bromoform in the 10-20 eV energy range. J Phys Chem A 2006,110 (9), 2850-2857.

42.         Arrowsmith, A. N.; Chikan, V.; Leone, S. R., Dynamics of the CH(A(2)Delta) product from the reaction of C2H with O-2 studied by Fourier transform visible Spectroscopy. J Phys Chem A 2006,110 (24), 7521-7526.

43.         McDonough, L. A.; Chikan, V.; Kim, Z. H.; Leone, S. R.; Hinsberg, W. D., Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy studies of water-polymer interactions in chemically amplified photoresists. J Vac Sci Technol B 2005,23 (2), 344-348.

44.         Chikan, V.; Leone, S. R., Vibrational distributions of the CO(v) products of the C2H2+O(P-3) and HCCO+O(P-3) reactions studied by FTIR emission. J Phys Chem A 2005,109 (11), 2525-2533.

45.         Chikan, V.; Leone, S. R., Vibrational and rotational distributions of the CH(A(2)Delta) product of the C2H+O(P-3) reaction studied by Fourier transform visible (FTVIS) emission spectroscopy. J Phys Chem A 2005,109 (47), 10646-10653.

46.         Tu, H.; Yang, S.; Chikan, V.; Kelley, D. F., Spectroscopy of GaSe nanoparticle aggregates. J Phys Chem B 2004,108 (15), 4701-4710.

47.         Chikan, V.; Nizamov, B.; Leone, S. R., Product state distributions of vibrationally excited CO(v) for the CH((XII)-I-2) and CH(A(2)Delta) channels of the C2H+O(P-3) reaction. J Phys Chem A 2004,108 (49), 10770-10782.

48.         Tu, H.; Chikan, V.; Kelley, D. F., Electron and hole intraband spectroscopy of GaSe nanoparticles. J Phys Chem B 2003,107 (38), 10389-10397.

49.         Chikan, V.; Kelley, D. F. In Spectroscopy, dynamics, and electron transfer in GaSe nanoparticles, Proc. SPIE Physical Chemistry of Interfaces and Nanomaterials, 2002; pp 36-50.

50.         Chikan, V.; Kelley, D. F., Synthesis of highly luminescent GaSe nanoparticles. Nano Lett. 2002,2 (2), 141-145.

51.         Chikan, V.; Kelley, D. F., Size-dependent spectroscopy of MoS2 nanoclusters. J Phys Chem B 2002,106 (15), 3794-3804.

52.         Chikan, V.; Kelley, D. F., Carrier relaxation dynamics in GaSe nanoparticles. Nano Lett. 2002,2 (9), 1015-1020.

53.         Chikan, V.; Kelley, D. F., Relaxation dynamics in photoexcited GaSe nanoparticles. Journal of Chemical Physics 2002,117 (19), 8944-8952.

54.         Waterland, M. R.; Kelley, D. F., Photophysics and Relaxation Dynamics of Ru(4,4'dicarboxy-2,2'-bipyridine)2cis(NCS)2 in Solution. J. Phys. Chem. A 2001,105, 4019.

55.         Chikan, V.; Waterland, M. R.; Huang, J. M.; Kelley, D. F., Relaxation and electron transfer dynamics in bare and DTDCI sensitized MoS2 nanoclusters. Journal of Chemical Physics 2000,113 (13), 5448-5456.

56.         Chikan, V.; Molnar, A.; Balazsik, K., One-step synthesis of methyl isobutyl ketone from acetone and hydrogen over Cu-on-MgO catalysts. J. Catal. 1999,184 (1), 134-143.