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Paul Goulet

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Dr. Goulet


Assistant
Professor
Chemistry & Biomolecular Science
225 Science Center

Clarkson University
PO Box 5810
Potsdam, NY 13699-5810
Phone: 315-268-2353
E-mail: pgoulet@clarkson.edu


 


Educational Background
B.Sc., Ph.D., University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, McGill University, Montreal, Canada


Research Interests
  • Synthesis, characterization, and application of nanoparticles
  • Plasmonic sensing (LSPR, SERS, SERRS, SEIRA, SEF, colorimetric)
  • Nanoparticle formation, growth, structure, reactivity, colloidal stability, and functionalization
  • Nanoparticle ligand shell design and engineering
  • Multifunctional hybrid nanostructures and nanoalloying
  • Molecular spectroscopy (UV-visible, fluorescence, Raman, IR, NMR, single molecule)
  • Thin films (SAMS, Langmuir-Blodgett, layer-by-layer, evaporated)
  • Biolabeling and biosensing
  • Nanocatalysis

Selected Publications
  • Oxidation of Gold Nanoparticles by Au(III) Complexes in Toluene, Goulet, P. J. G.; Leonardi, A.; Lennox, R. B. J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 14096-14102.
  • Facile Phase Transfer of Large, Water-Soluble Metal Nanoparticles to Nonpolar Solvents, Goulet, P. J. G.; Bourret, G. R.; Lennox, R. B. Langmuir 2012, 28, 2909-2913.
  • Synthesis of Porous Metallic Monoliths via Chemical Reduction of Au(I) and Ag(I) Nanostructured Sheets, Bourret, G. R.; Goulet, P. J. G.; Lennox, R. B. Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 4954–4959.
  • New Insights into Brust-Schiffrin Metal Nanoparticle Synthesis, Goulet, P. J. G.; Lennox, R. B. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 9582–9584.
  • Distinguishing Individual Vibrational Fingerprints: Single-Molecule Surface-Enhanced Resonance Raman Scattering from One-to-One Binary Mixtures in Langmuir-Blodgett Monolayers, Goulet, P. J. G.; Aroca, R. F. Anal. Chem. 2007, 79, 2728-2734.
  • Chemically Selective Sensing through Layer-by-Layer Incorporation of Biorecognition into Thin Film Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Resonance Raman Scattering, Pieczonka, N. P. W.; Goulet, P. J. G.; Aroca, R. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 12626-12627.
  • Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering on Dendrimer/Metallic Nanoparticle Layer-by-Layer Film Substrates, Goulet, P. J. G.; dos Santos Jr., D. S.; Alvarez-Puebla, R. A., Oliveira Jr., O. N.; Aroca, R. F. Langmuir 2005, 21, 5576-5581.
  • Role of Nanoparticle Surface Charge in Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering, Alvarez-Puebla, R. A.; Arceo, E.; Goulet, P. J. G.; Garrido, J. J.; Aroca, R. F. J. Phys. Chem. B 2005, 109, 3787-3792.
  • Mapping single-molecule SERRS from Langmuir-Blodgett monolayers on nanostructured silver island films, Goulet, P. J. G.; Pieczonka, N. P. W.; Aroca, R. F. J. Raman Spectrosc.  2005, 36, 574-580.
  • Silver Nanowire Layer-by-Layer Films as Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering, Aroca, R. F.; Goulet, P. J. G.; dos Santos Jr., D. S.; Alvarez-Puebla, R. A.; Oliveira Jr., O. N.  Anal. Chem. 2005, 77, 378-382.
  • Gold Nanoparticle Embedded, Self-Sustained Chitosan Films as Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering, dos Santos Jr., D. S.; Goulet, P. J. G.; Pieczonka, N. P. W.; Oliveira Jr., O. N., Aroca, R. F.  Langmuir 2004, 20, 10273-10277.
  • Overtones and Combinations in Single-Molecule Surface-Enhanced Resonance Raman Scattering, Goulet, P. J. G.; Pieczonka, N. P. W.; Aroca, R. F. Anal. Chem. 2003, 75, 1918-1923.

 

Current Research Group Personnel

Jennifer Sidletsky (PhD student)
Elham Honarvarfard (PhD student)
Lina Bian (PhD student)
Jonathan Zurmuhlen (undergraduate student)
Ying Chen (undergraduate student)
Kylie Ring (undergraduate student)
Brian Root (undergraduate student)