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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)
Thomas Jacobsen (undergraduate student)