ITMO University Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics

Yurii K. Gun'ko

Yurii K. Gun'ko

Ph.D.

Position:

Adjunct Professor

Education

Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Experiences

1993 – 1994: Postdoctoral Fellow (Royal Society Award),University of Sussex, UK

1994 – 1995: Senior Lecturer in Chemistry and Materials for Electronics, Belarusian National Technical University, Belarus

1995 – 1996: Postdoctoral Fellow (Alexander von Humboldt Award), research on organosilicon compound, University of Magdeburg, Germany

1996 – 1998: Postdoctoral Researcher: research on organolanthanides (EPSRC), University of Sussex, UK

1999 – 2007: Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

2007 –2014: Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin

2014 – to date: Professor (Chair) of Inorganic Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin.

Research interests

Organometallic Chemistry, Nanomaterials, and Nano-biotechnology:

Quantum dot-based materials for photonics and biological imaging

Magnetic nanomaterials for biomedical applications

Carbon nanomaterials and their polymer composites

  1. V.A. Kuznetsova, A.K. Visheratina, A. Ryan, I.V. Martynenko, A. Loudon, C.M. Maguire, F. Purcell-Milton, A.O. Orlova, A.V. Baranov, A.V. Fedorov, A. Prina-Mello, Y. Volkov, Y.K. Gun'ko. Enantioselective cytotoxicity of ZnS:Mn quantum dots in A549 cells. Chirality, 29(8) 403-408 (2017)
  2. Fearghal Donnelly, Finn Purcell-Milton, Vincent Framont, Olan Cleary, Peter Dunne, Yurii Gun'ko. Synthesis of CaCO3 nano- and micro- particles by dry ice carbonation. Chem. Commun., 53 6657-6660 (2017)
  3. Aleksandr P. Litvin, Irina V. Martynenko, Finn Purcell-Milton, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Yurii Gun'ko. Colloidal Quantum Dots for Optoelectronics. J. Mater. Chem. A, 5 13252-13275 (2017)
  4. Gemma-Louise Davies, John O’Brien, Yurii K. Gun’ko. Rare Earth Doped Silica Nanoparticles via Thermolysis of a Single Source Metallasilsesquioxane Precursor. Scientific Reports, 7 45862 (2017)
  5. Anvar S. Baimuratov, Nikita V. Tepliakov, Yurii K. Gun'ko, Alexey G. Shalkovskiy, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Ivan D. Rukhlenko. Intraband optical activity of semiconductor nanocrystals. Chirality, 29(5) 159-166 (2017)
  6. Olga Gladkovskaya, Irina Rybina, Yurii K. Gun'ko, Andrea Erxleben, Gerard M. O'Connor, Yury Rochev. Water-based ultrasonic synthesis of SbSI nanoneedles. Materials Letters, 160 113–116 (2015)
  7. O. Gladkovskaya, V. A. Gerard, M. Nosov, Y. K. Gun'ko, G. M. O'Connor, Y. Rochev. The interaction of QDs with RAW264.7 cells: nanoparticle quantification, uptake kinetics and immune responses study. RSC Advances, 5(53) 42250-42258 (2015)
  8. Valerie Gerard, Joseph Govan, Alexander Loudon, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Yurii K. Gun'ko. Optically active quantum dots. Proceedings of SPIE, 9545 95450N (2015)
  9. Alan M. Gaffney, Maria J. Santos-Martinez, Amro Satti, Terry C. Major, Kieran J. Wynne, Yurii K. Gun'ko, Gail M. Annich, Giuliano Elia, Marek W. Radomski. Blood biocompatibility of surface-bound multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 11(1) 39-46 (2015)
  10. Lorcan J. Brennan, Finn Purcell-Milton, Aurélien S. Salmeron, Hui Zhang, Alexander O. Govorov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Yurii K. Gun’ko. Hot plasmonic electrons for generation of enhanced photocurrent in gold-TiO2 nanocomposites. Nanoscale Research Letters, 10 38 (2015)
  11. Lorcan J. Brennan, Yurii K. Gun’ko. Advances in the Organometallic Chemistry of Carbon Nanomaterials. Organometallics, 34(11) 2086-2097 (2015)
  12. Anvar S. Baimuratov, Ivan D. Rukhlenko, Roman E. Noskov, Pavel Ginzburg, Yurii K. Gun’ko, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov. Giant Optical Activity of Quantum Dots, Rods, and Disks with Screw Dislocations. Scientific Reports, 5 14712 (2015)
  13. Iftikhar Ahmad, Joseph McCarthy, Alexander Baranov, Yurii Gun'ko. Development of Graphene Nano-Platelet Based Counter Electrodes for Solar Cells. Materials, 8(9) 5953-5973; (2015)
  14. Nikita V. Tepliakov, Anvar S. Baimuratov, Yurii K. Gun’ko, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Ivan D. Rukhlenko. Engineering Optical Activity of Semiconductor Nanocrystals via Ion Doping. Nanophotonics, 5(4) 573-578 (2016)
  15. Ivan D. Rukhlenko, Nikita V. Tepliakov, Anvar S. Baimuratov, Semen A. Andronaki, Yurii K. Gun’ko, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov. Completely Chiral Optical Force for Enantioseparation. Scientific Reports, 6 36884 (2016)
  16. E. P. Kolesova, A. O. Orlova, V. G. Maslov, Yu. K. Gun’ko, O. Cleary, A. V. Baranov, A. V. Fedorov. Photoinduced processes in hybrid structures on the basis of ТіO2 nanoparticles and CdSe/ZnS quantum dots. Optics and Spectroscopy, 2(122) 1-106 (2017)
  17. E. P. Kolesova, A. O. Orlova, V. G. Maslov, Y. K. Gun'ko, O. Cleary, A. V. Baranov, A. V. Fedorov. Aggregation of quantum dots in hybrid structures based on TiO 2 nanoparticles . Nanophotonics VI, 2016(2) (2016)
  18. Maria V. Mukhina, Ivan V. Korsakov, Vladimir G. Maslov, Finn Purcell-Milton, Joseph Govan, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Yurii K. Gun’ko. Molecular Recognition of Biomolecules by Chiral CdSe Quantum Dots. Scientific Reports, 6 24177 (2016)
  19. Maria V. Mukhina, Anvar S. Baimuratov, Ivan D. Rukhlenko, Vladimir G. Maslov, Finn Purcell Milton, Yurii K. Gun’ko, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov. Circular Dichroism of Electric-Field-Oriented CdSe/CdS Quantum Dots-in-Rods. ACS Nano, 10(9) 8904-8909 (2016)
  20. Finn Purcell Milton, Joseph Govan, Maria V. Mukhina, Yurii K. Gun'ko. The chiral nano-world: chiroptically active quantum nanostructures. Nanoscale Horizons, 1(1) 14-26 (2016)
  21. Vera Kuznetsova, Anna Orlova, Irina Martynenko, Evgeny Kundelev, Vladimir Maslov, Anatoly Fedorov, Alexander Baranov, Yurii Gun'ko. Complexes of photosensitizer and CdSe/ZnS quantum dots passivated with BSA: optical properties and intracomplex energy transfer. Proceedings of SPIE, 9887 988738 (2016)
  22. Ekaterina P. Kolesova, Anna O. Orlova, Vladimir G. Maslov, Yurii K. Gun'ko, Olan Cleary, Aleksander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov. Aggregation of quantum dots in hybrid structures based on TiO 2 nanoparticles . Proceedings of SPIE, 9884 988431 (2016)
  23. Yurii Gun’ko. Nanoparticles in Bioimaging. Nanomaterials, 6(6) 105 (2016)
  24. J. Govan, Y. K. Gun'ko . Recent progress in chiral inorganic nanostructures. Nanoscience, 3(3) 1-30 (2016)
  25. O. Gladkovskaya, A. Loudon, M. Nosov, Y. K. Gun'ko, G. M. O'Connor, Y. Rochev. The effect of “Jelly” CdTe QD uptake on RAW264.7 monocytes: immune responses and cell fate study. Toxicology Research, 5(1) 180-187 (2016)
  26. Olga Gladkovskaya, Yuri K Gun’ko, Gerard M O’Connor, Vladimir Gogvadze, Yury Rochev. In one harness: the interplay of cellular responses and subsequent cell fate after quantum dot uptake. Nanomedicine, 11(19) 2603-2615 (2016)
  27. Lorcan J. Brennan, Praveen K. Surolia, Lorenzo Rovelli, Alexander Loudon, Samuel P. Torsney, Sarah Roche, K. Ravindranathan Thampi, Yurii K. Gun'ko. Electrophoretic separation and deposition of metal–graphene nanocomposites and their application as electrodes in solar cells. RSC Advances, 6(68) 64097-64109 (2016)
  28. Anvar S. Baimuratov, Nikita V. Tepliakov, Yurii K. Gun’ko, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Ivan D. Rukhlenko. Mixing of quantum states: A new route to creating optical activity. Scientific Reports, 6 5 (2016)
  29. E. P. Kolesova, A. O. Orlova, V. G. Maslov, Yu. K. Gun’ko, O. Cleary, A. V. Baranov, A. V. Fedorov. Photoinduced processes in hybrid structures on the basis of ТіO2 nanoparticles and CdSe/ZnS quantum dots. Optics and Spectroscopy, 122(1) 106-109 (2017)
  30. N. V. Tepliakov, A. S. Baimuratov, Yu. K. Gun’ko, A. V. Baranov, A. V. Fedorov, I. D. Rukhlenko. Optical activity of semiconductor nanocrystals with ionic impurities. Optics and Spectroscopy, 122(1) 64-68 (2017)
  31. A. S. Baimuratov, N. V. Tepliakov, Yu. K. Gun’ko, A. V. Baranov, A. V. Federov, I. D. Rukhlenko. Optical activity of helical quantum-dot supercrystals. Optics and Spectroscopy, 122(1) 42-47 (2017)
  32. Benjamin T. Hogan, Sergey A. Dyakov, Lorcan J. Brennan, Salma Younesy, Tatiana S. Perova, Yurii K. Gun’ko, Monica F. Craciun, Anna Baldycheva. Dynamic in-situ sensing of fluid-dispersed 2D materials integrated on microfluidic Si chip. Scientific Reports, 7 42120 (2017)
  33. Olan Cleary, Finn Purcell-Milton, Aurélien Vandekerckhove, Yurii K. Gun'ko. Chiral and Luminescent TiO2 Nanoparticles. Advanced Optical Materials, 5 1601000 (2017)
  34. A. K. Visheratina, F. Purcell-Milton, R. Serrano-García, V. A. Kuznetsova, A. O. Orlova, A. V. Fedorov, A. V. Baranov, Y. K. Gun'ko. Chiral recognition of optically active CoFe2O4 magnetic nanoparticles by CdSe/CdS quantum dots stabilised with chiral ligands. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5(7) 1692 (2017)
  35. Anvar S. Baimuratov, Yurii K. Gun'ko, Alexey G. Shalkovskiy, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Ivan D. Rukhlenko. Optical Activity of Chiral Nanoscrolls. Advanced Optical Materials, 5 1600982 (2017)
  36. J. Munoz, M. Riba-Moliner, L.J. Brennan, Y.K. Gun'ko, F. Cespedes, A. Gonzalez-Campo, M. Baeza. Amperometric thyroxine sensor using a nanocomposite based on graphene modified with gold nanoparticles carrying a thiolated b-cyclodextrin. Microchimica Acta, 183(5) 1579-1589 (2016)
  37. J. Munoz, L.J. Brennan, F. Cespedes, Y.K. Gun’ko, M. Baeza. Characterization protocol to improve the electroanalytical response of graphene-polymer nanocomposite sensors. Composites Science and Technology, 125 71-79 (2016)
  38. I.V. Martynenko, V.A. Kuznetsova, I.K. Litvinov, A.O. Orlova, V.G. Maslov, A.V. Fedorov, A. Dubavik, F. Purcell-Milton, Y.K. Gun’ko, A.V. Baranov. Enantioselective cellular uptake of chiral semiconductor nanocrystals. Nanotechnology , 27(7) 075102 (2016)
  39. A.S. Baimuratov, Y.K. Gun'ko, A.V. Baranov, A.V. Fedorov, I.D. Rukhlenko. Chiral quantum supercrystals with total dissymmetry of optical response. Scientific Reports, 6 23321 (2016)
  40. Maria V. Mukhina, Vladimir G. Maslov, Ivan V. Korsakov, Finn Purcell Milton, Alexander Loudon, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Yurii K. Gun’ko. Optically active II-VI semiconductor nanocrystals via chiral phase transfer. MRS Proceedings, 1793 mrss15-2125910 (2015)
  41. Maria V. Mukhina, Vladimir G. Maslov, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Anna O. Orlova, Finn Purcell-Milton, Joseph Govan, Yurii K. Gun’ko. Intrinsic Chirality of CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots and Quantum Rods. Nano Letters, 15(5) 2844-2851 (2015)
  42. Mícheál P Moloney, Joseph Govan, Alexander Loudon, Maria Mukhina, Yurii K Gun'ko. Preparation of chiral quantum dots. Nature Protocols, 10(4) 558-573 (2015)
  43. Anvar Baimuratov, Ivan D. Rukhlenko, Yurii K. Gun'ko, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov. Dislocation-Induced Chirality of Semiconductor Nanocrystals. Nano Letters, 15(3) 1710–1715 (2015)
  44. C. A. Hanley, J. E. McCarthy, F. Purcell-Milton, V. Gerard, D. McCloskey, J. Donegan, Y. P. Rakovich, Y. K. Gun’ko. Preparation and Investigation of Quantum-Dot-Loaded Hollow Polymer Microspheres. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117(46) 24527-24536 (2013)
  45. Anna O. Orlova, Irina V. Martynenko, Vladimir G. Maslov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Yurii K. Gun’ko, Alexander V. Baranov. Investigation of Complexes of CdTe Quantum Dots with the AlOH-Sulphophthalocyanine Molecules in Aqueous Media. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117(44) 23425-23431 (2013)
  46. Valérie A. Gérard, Mark Freeley, Eric Defrancq, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Yurii K. Gun’ko. Optical Properties and In Vitro Biological Studies of Oligonucleotide-Modified Quantum Dots. Journal of Nanomaterials, 2013 463951 (1-10) (2013)
  47. M. Yu. Leonov, A. O. Orlova, A. V. Baranov, A. V. Fedorov, I. D. Rukhlenko, Yu. K. Gun’ko. Transient intraband absorption of light by semiconductor nanorods. Journal of Optical Technology, 80(11) 648 (2013)
  48. A. V. Savel’eva, Shane Gallagher, A. V. Baranov, Yurii Gun’ko. Features of the interaction of quantum dots in CdSe and CdTe systems. Journal of Optical Technology, 78(2) 149 (2011)
  49. A. O. Orlova, M. S. Gubanova, V. G. Maslov, G. N. Vinogradova, A. V. Baranov, A. V. Fedorov, I. Gounko. Spectral-luminescence properties of the complexes formed by similarly charged CdTe quantum dots and tetrasulfophthalocyanine molecules. Optics and Spectroscopy, 108(6) 927-933 (2010)
  50. A. O. Orlova, V. G. Maslov, A. V. Baranov, I. Gounko, S. Byrne. Spectral-luminescence study of the formation of QD-sulfophthalocyanine molecule complexes in an aqueous solution. Optics and Spectroscopy, 105(5) 726-731 (2008)
  51. A. O. Orlova, V. G. Maslov, A. A. Stepanov, I. Gounko, A. V. Baranov. Formation of QD-porphyrin molecule complexes in aqueous solutions. Optics and Spectroscopy, 105(6) 889-895 (2008)
  52. Lorcan Brennan, Finn Purcell-Milton, Aurélien Salmeron, Hui Zhang, Alexander O. Govorov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Yurii K. Gun'ko. Hot electrons for generation of enhanced photocurrent in gold - TiO2 nanocomposites. Nanoscale Research Letters, 10 38-(1-12) (2015)
  53. S.Yu. Kruchinin, I.D. Rukhlenko, A.S. Baimuratov, M.Yu. Leonov, V.K. Turkov, Y.K. Gun’ko, A.V. Baranov, A.V. Fedorov. Photoluminescence of a quantum-dot molecule. Journal of Applied Physics, 117(1) 014306-(1-7) (2015)
  54. I. P. Martynenko, V. A. Kuznetsova, А. O. Orlova, P. A. Kanaev, V. G. Maslov, A. Loudon, V. Zaharov, P. Parfenov, Yu. K. Gun’ko, A. V. Baranov, A. V. Fedorov. Chlorin e6 - ZnSe/ZnS quantum dots based system as reagent for photodynamic therapy. Nanotechnology, 26(5) 055102-(1-9) (2015)
  55. F. Bertoli , G.-L. Davies , M.P. Monopoli , M. Moloney , Y.K. Gun’ko , A. Salvati , K.A. Dawson . Magnetic Nanoparticles to Recover Cellular Organelles and Study the Time Resolved Nanoparticle-Cell Interactome throughout Uptake. Small, 10(16) 307–3315 (2014)
  56. Owen Byrne, Iftikhar Ahmad, Praveen K. Surolia, Yurii K. Gun’ko, K. Ravindranathan Thampi. The optimisation of dye sensitised solar cell working electrodes for graphene and SWCNTs containing quasi-solid state electrolytes. Solar Energy, 110 239–246 (2014)
  57. Alan M. Gaffney, Maria J. Santos-Martinez, Amro Satti, Terry C. Major , Kieran J. Wynne , Yurii K. Gun’ko , Gail M. Annich, Giuliano Elia , Marek W. Radomski . Blood biocompatibility of surface-bound multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 11(1) 39–46 (2015)
  58. Joseph Govan, Yurii K. Gun'ko. Recent Advances in the Application of Magnetic Nanoparticles as a Support for Homogeneous Catalysts. Nanomaterials, 4(2) 222-241 (2014)
  59. Joseph Govan, Alexander Loudon, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Yurii Gun'ko . Chiral quantum dot based materials. Proceedings of SPIE, 9126 912619-(1-13) (2014)
  60. David Greene, Raquel Serrano-Garcia, Joseph Govan, Yurii K. Gun'ko. Characterization and Photocatalytic Studies of Cobalt Ferrite-Silica-Titania Nanocomposites. Nanomaterials, 4(2) 331-343 (2014)
  61. Yurii Gun'ko. Magnetic Nanomaterials and Their Applications. Nanomaterials, 4(2) 505-507 (2014)
  62. Cormac A. Hanley, Yurii K Gun'ko, Gabriele Frediani , Federico Carpi. Stretchable optical device with electrically tunable absorbance and fluorescence. Smart Materials and Structures, 23(1) 015009-(1-10) (2014)
  63. Mikhail Yu. Leonov, Ivan D. Rukhlenko, Anvar S. Baimuratov, Alexander V. Baranov, Yurii K. Gun'ko, Anatoly V. Fedorov. Transient pump–probe absorption spectroscopy of semiconductor nanodumbbells. Proceedings of SPIE, 9126 91262C (2014)
  64. Joseph E. McCarthy, Cormac A. Hanley, Lorcan J. Brennan, Vito G. Lambertini, Yurii K. Gun'ko. Fabrication of highly transparent and conducting PEDOT:PSS films using a formic acid treatment. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2(4) 764-770 (2014)
  65. Igor I. Shaganov, Tatiana S. Perova, Maria V. Mukhina, Irina V. Martynenko, Alexander V. Baranov, Anatoly V. Fedorov, Valerie Gerard, Yuri K. Gun'ko. Influence of intermolecular interactions on spectroscopic characteristics of metal nanoparticles and their composites. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16(44) 24536-24548 (2014)
  66. A. K. Visheratina, I. V. Martynenko, A. O. Orlova, V. G. Maslov, A. V. Fedorov, A. V. Baranov, Yu. K. Gun’ko. Investigation of biocompatible complexes of Mn2+-doped ZnS quantum dots with chlorin e6. Journal of Optical Technology, 81(8) 444-448 (2014)
  67. A.S. Baimuratov , V.K. Turkov , M.Yu. Leonov, Y.K. Gun'ko , A.V. Baranov, A.V. Fedorov , I.D. Rukhlenko . Phonon-induced photoluminescence from a single quantum dot in the regime vibrational resonance. Proceedings - 2014 International Conference Laser Optics, LO 2014 (2014)
  68. Anvar S. Baimuratov, Ivan D. Rukhlenko, Vadim K. Turkov , Mikhail Yu. Leonov, Alexander V. Baranov, Yurii K. Gun’ko , Anatoly V. Fedorov. Harnessing the Shape-Induced Optical Anisotropy of a Semiconductor Nanocrystal: A New Type of Intraband Absorption Spectroscopy. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118(5) 2867–2876 (2014)
  69. Iftikhar Ahmad, Joseph E. McCarthy, Mazhar Bari, Yurii K. Gun’ko. Carbon nanomaterial based counter electrodes for dye sensitized solar cells. Solar Energy, 102 152-161 (2014)
  70. Alexander O. Govorov, Hui Zhang, Hilmi Volkan Demir, Yurii K. Gun’ko. Photogeneration of hot plasmonic electrons with metal nanocrystals: Quantum description and potential applications. Nano Today, 9(1) 85-101 (2014)