An Electron Faucet
The Ultimate Radar Detector
Custom-Made RNA
The Unfolding Story of Telomerase

Highlighted Publications

H. - L. Sung and Nesbitt, D. , DNA Hairpin Hybridization under Extreme Pressures: A Single-Molecule FRET Study, Physical Chemistry B, Submitted.
K. Donley, Kortyna, A. , and Nesbitt, D. , High-resolution infrared spectroscopy of HCF in the CH stretch region, Journal Chem Physics, Submitted.
J. Pettine, Choo, P. , Medeghini, F. , Culver, K. , Odom, T. , and Nesbitt, D. J. , Plasmonic Nanostar Photocathodes with Polarization- and Frequency-Controlled Directionality, Nat. Nanotechnology, Submitted.


The Nesbitt Group routinely has openings for postdoctoral associates and graduate students. In addition, the Nesbitt group also has traditionally made undergraduate research opportunities available for especially motivated and independent students.

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About the Nesbitt Laboratory

The Nesbitt Laboratory pursues research in four main areas:
1) High resolution laser spectroscopy of radicals, ions and molecular ion clusters
2) Chemical Reaction Dynamics: Gas Phase and Interfaces
3) Quantum nanostructures and photonic nanomaterials
4) Single Molecule Biophysics: Microscopy, Kinetics and Thermodynamics