Plasmon-Driven C–N Bond Cleavage Across a Series of Viologen Derivatives

Brooks, J. L., Chulhai, D. V., Yu, Z., Goodpaster, J. D., Frontiera, R. R. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C2019.

Probing the coupling of butterfly wing photonic crystals to plasmon resonances with surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Palmer, L. D., Brooks, J. L., Frontiera, R. R. The Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2019

Facile Background Discrimination in Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy Using a Dual-Frequency Raman Pump Technique

Bera, K.; Kwang, S. Y.; Cassabaum, A. A.; Rich, C. C.; Frontiera, R. R. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A2019.

Far-Field Super-Resolution Vibrational Spectroscopy

Graefe, C. T.; Punihaole, D., Harris, C. M., Lynch, M. J., Leighton, R., Frontiera, R. R. Analytical Chemistry2019, articles ASAP

Orientation and Polarization Dependence of Ground- and Excited-State FSRS in Crystalline Betaine-30

Cassabaum, A. A., Silva, W. R., Rich, C. C., Frontiera, R. R. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C2019, articles ASAP.

Plasmon-Enhanced Chemical Conversion Using Copper Selenide Nanoparticles

Gan, X. Y.*, Keller, E. L.*, Warkentin, C. L., Crawford, S. E., Frontiera, R. R., Millstone, J. E. Nano Letters, articles ASAP.

Carborane RAFT agents as tunable and functional molecular probes for polymer materials

Messina, M.S.; Graefe, C. T.; Chong, P.; Ebrahim, O.M.; Pathuri, R.S.; Bernier, N.A.; Mills, H.A.; Rheingold, A.L.; Frontiera, R.R.; Maynard, H.D; Spokoyny, A.M. Polymer Chemistry, 2019, in press

Effect of Silica Supports on Plasmonic Heating of Molecular Adsorbates as Measured by Ultrafast Surface-Enhanced Raman Thermometry

Keller, E. L., Kang, H., Haynes, C. L., Frontiera, R. R. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces2018, articles ASAP.

New Insights into Quinine–DNA Binding Using Raman Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Punihaole, D., Workman, R. K., Upadhyay, S., Van Bruggen, C., Schmitz, A. J., Reineke, T. M., Frontiera, R. R. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B2018, articles ASAP.

Toward a mechanistic understanding of plasmon-mediated photocatalysis

Brooks, J. L., Warkentin, C. L., Saha, D., Keller, E. L., Frontiera, R. R. Nanophotonics, 2018, ASAP

Ultrafast Nanoscale Raman Thermometry Proves Heating Is Not a Primary Mechanism for Plasmon-Driven Photocatalysis

Keller, E. L.; Frontiera, R. R. ACS Nano2018, Articles ASAP.

Femtosecond stimulated Raman evidence for charge-transfer character in pentacene singlet fission

Hart, S. M., Silva, W. R., Frontiera, R. R. Chemical Science2018, 9, 1242-1250.

Femtosecond Raman microscopy reveals structural dynamics leading to triplet separation in rubrene singlet fission

Bera, K., Douglas, C. J., Frontiera, R. R., The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters2017, 8 (23), 5929–5934.

Monitoring charge density delocalization upon plasmon excitation with ultrafast surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Keller, E. L., Frontiera, R. R. ACS Photonics2017, 4 (5), 1033–1039.

Stimulated Raman scattering: From bulk to nano

Prince, R. C., Frontiera, R. R., Potma, E. O. Chemical Reviews2017, 117 (7), 5070–5094.

Redox Non-innocent Behavior of a Terminal Iridium Hydrazido2-

Pearce, A. J., Cassabaum, A. A., Frontiera, R. R., Tonks, I. A. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016, 55, 42, 13169-13173

Ultrafast surface-enhanced Raman probing of the role of hot electrons in plasmon-driven chemistry

Brandt, N. C., Keller, E. L., Frontiera, R. R. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters20167, 3179-3185.

Competition Between Reaction and Degradation Pathways in Plasmon-Driven Photochemistry

Brooks, J. L, Frontiera, R. R. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C2016, 120 (37), 20869–20876.

Ultrafast and nonlinear surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Gruenke, N. L., Cardinal, M. F., McAnally, M. O., Frontiera, R. R., Schatz, G. C., Van Duyne, R. P. Chemical Society Reviews, 2016, 45, 2263-2290

Excited state structural evolution during charge-transfer reactions in Betaine-30

Silva, W. R., Frontiera, R. R. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2016, 18, 20290-20297

Towards label-free super-resolution microscopy

Silva, W. R., Graefe, C. T., Frontiera, R. R. ACS Photonics, 2016, 3, 79-86

"Ultrafast Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy"

Keller, E. L., Brandt, N. C., Cassabaum, A. A., Frontiera, R. R.  Analyst, 2015140, 4922–4931. 

"Determination of resonance Raman cross sections for use in biological SERS sensing with femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy"

Silva, W. R., Keller, E. L., Frontiera, R. R. Analytical Chemistry, 201486, 7782–7787.

Prior to Minnesota

17. Sharma, S., Cardinal, M. F., Kleinman, S. L., Greeneltch, N. G., Frontiera, R. R., Blaber, M. G., Schatz, G. C., Van Duyne, R. P., "High-performance SERS substrates: Advances and challenges", MRS Bulletin, 28, 8, 615-624, 2013.

16. Kleinman, S., Frontiera, R. R., Henry, A.-I Dieringer, J. A., Van Duyne, R. P., “Creating, characterizing, and controlling chemistry with SERS hot spots”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15, 1, 21-36, 2013 [cover].


15. Frontiera, R. R., Gruenke, N. L., and Van Duyne, R. P., “Fano-like resonances arising from long-lived molecule-plasmon interactions in colloidal nanoantennas”,Nano Letters, 12, 11, 5989-5994, 2012.


14. Sharma, B., Frontiera, R. R., Henry, A.-I., Ringe, E., Van Duyne, R. P., “SERS: Materials, applications, and the future”, Materials Today, 15, 1, 16-25, 2012.


13. Dasgupta, J., Frontiera, R. R., Fang, C., and Mathies, R. A., “Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy”, Encyclopedia of Biophysics, G. C. K. Roberts (ed.), Springer, September 2012.

12. Frontiera, R. R., Fang, C., Dasgupta, J., and Mathies, R. A. “Probing structural evolution along multiple degrees of freedom with femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14, 405-414, 2012.

11. Frontiera, R. R., Henry, A.-I., Gruenke, N. L., and Van Duyne, R. P., “Surface Enhanced-Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2, 1199-1203, 2011.


10. Frontiera, R. R., and Mathies, R. A. “Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy”, Laser and Photonics Reviews, 5, 1, 102-113, 2011.

9. Frontiera, R. R., Dasgupta, J., and Mathies, R. A. “Probing Interfacial Electron Transfer in Coumarin 343 Sensitized TiO2 Nanoparticles with Femtosecond Stimulated Raman”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131, 43, 15630-15632, 2009.

8. Fang, C., Frontiera, R. R., Tran, R., and Mathies, R. A. “Femtosecond Raman reveals torsional dynamics that gate excited-state proton transfer in GFP”, Nature, 462, 7270, 200, 2009. Also featured in Chemical and Engineering News, 87, 46, 2009 [cover]; Chemical and Engineering News, 88, 10, 2010; ChemPhysChem, 11, 5, 971-974, 2010. Nature cover image by R. R. Frontiera.


7. Dasgupta, J., Frontiera, R. R., Taylor, K., Lagarias, J. C., and Mathies, R. A. “Ultrafast Excited State Isomerization in Phytochrome Revealed by Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 106, 6, 1784-1789, 2009.

6. Frontiera, R. R., Shim, S., Mathies, R. A. “Origin of Negative and Dispersive Features in Resonance Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy”, Ultrafast Phenomena XVI, Springer Series in Chemical Physics, 92, 310-312, 2009.

5. Frontiera, R. R., Shim, S., Mathies, R. A., “Origin of Negative and Dispersive Features in Anti-Stokes and Resonance Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy”, Journal of Chemical Physics, 129, 064507, 2008. Also published in Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science, 7, 9, 2008. 

4. Stuart, C. M., Frontiera, R. R., and Mathies, R.A. “Excited-State Structure and Dynamics of cis- and trans-Azobenzene from Resonance Raman Intensity Analysis”, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 111, 12072-12080, 2007.

3. Frontiera, R. R., Mathies, R. A., “Polarization dependence of vibrational coupling signals in femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy”, Journal of Chemical Physics, 127, 124501, 2007.

2. Kukura, P., Frontiera, R., Mathies, R. A. “Direct observation of anharmonic coupling in the time domain with femtosecond stimulated Raman scattering”, Physical Review Letters, 96, 238303, 2006.

1. Hall, B. D., Olson, M. L., Rutter A. P., Frontiera, R. R., Krabbenhoft, D. P., Gross, D. S., Yuen, M., Rudolph, T. M., Schauer, J. J., “Atmospheric mercury speciation in Yellowstone National Park”, Science of the Total Environment, 367, 354-366, 2006.