Publications, Proceedings, Inventions 


Shute, T.: Dudley, E.; Nash, K.; Leadbetter, E. “Glycolipid-loaded nanoparticle immunotherapy cooperates with checkpoint inhibitors to harness iNKT cells for tumor control” The Journal of Immunology, 2022, 208 (1 Supplement) 122.13.

Betancourt, A. L. M.; Tek, S.  Christodoulou, A.; Flores, E.; Flowers; J. Arooj, A. Naranjo, J.; Nash, K., "Solvent based thickness control of MoSe2 2D structures produced by PLAL." In Low-Dimensional Materials and Devices 2022,. SPIE, 2022. p. PC1220003


Kelly L. Nash, Grégory Guisbiers, and Humberto Herman Lara Villegas. "Antimicrobial coating comprising chalcogenide nano-particles capped by chitosan." U.S. Patent No. 11,076,599. 3 Aug. 2021. 

Travis Shute, Elizabeth Dudley, Andrew Lai, Briana Salas, Brandy Vincent, Daniel Angel, Kelly L. Nash, and Elizabeth Leadbetter. "Glycolipid-loaded nanoparticles harness iNKT cells for tumor immunotherapy." (2020): 246-22.

Alejandro L. Morales Betancourt, Chrismond Smith, Keith Minor, Andreas Christodoulou, Joshua Naranjo, Sumeyra Tek, and Kelly L. Nash. "Synthesis of colloidal SeTe nanoalloy by pulsed laser ablation in deep eutectic solvents for anticancer treatment." Colloidal Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications XVI. Vol. 11659. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2021.


Travis J Shute, Elizabeth Dudley, Andrew Lai, Briana Salas, Daniel Angel, Kelly L. Nash, Elizabeth Leadbetter. Glycolipid-loaded nanoparticles harness iNKT cells for tumor immunotherapy. The Journal of Immunology  2020, 204 (1 Supplement) 246.22;

Tek, S.; Vincent, B. A.; Mimun, L.C.; Ponce, A.; Kelly L. Nash Atomic-Scale Structural Analysis of Homoepitaxial LaF3:Yb,Tm Core-Shell Upconversion Nanoparticle Synthesized Through Microwave Route. Crystal Growth and Design 2020, 20, (4) 2153-2163.

Balati, A.; Matta, A.; Kelly L. Nash; Shipley, H. J. Heterojunction of Vertically Aligned MoS2 Layers to Hydrogenated Black TiO2 and Rutile Based Inorganic Hollow Microspheres for the Highly Enhanced Visible Light Arsenic Photooxidation. Journal of Composites Part B: Engineering 2020, 185, 107785. 


Balati, A.; Bazilio, A.; Shahriar, A.; Shipley, H. J.; Kelly L. Nash Simultaneous formation of ultra-thin MoSe2 nanosheets, Inorganic Fullerene-Like MoSe2 and MoO3 quantum dots using fast and ecofriendly Pulsed Laser Ablation in Liquid followed by microwave treatment. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 2019, 99, 68-77.

Balati, A.; Tek, S.; Kelly L. Nash; Shipley, H., Nanoarchitecture of TiO2 microspheres with expanded lattice interlayers and its heterojunction to the laser modified black TiO2 using pulsed laser ablation in liquid with improved photocatalytic performance under visible light irradiation. Journal of colloid and interface science 2019, 541, 234-248.

Balati, A.; Wagle, D.; Kelly L. Nash; Shipley, H. J., Heterojunction of TiO 2 nanoparticle embedded into ZSM5 to 2D and 3D layered-structures of MoS 2 nanosheets fabricated by pulsed laser ablation and microwave technique in deionized water: structurally enhanced photocatalytic performance. Applied Nanoscience 2019, 9 (1), 19-32.

Tek, S.; Vincent, B. A.; Baker, C. A.; Tran, A. N.; Kelly L. Nash In Upconversion nanoparticles for photobiomodulation of neuronal cells, Colloidal Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications XIV, International Society for Optics and Photonics: 2019; p 108920N.

Vincent, B.; Smith, C.; Mendoza, J.; Tran, A.; Mendez, J.; Robledo, R.; Kelly L. Nash In Bioessential chalcogenides and immunological applications: an in vitro exploration of Selenium nanoparticles as potential carriers and therapeutic agents, Colloidal Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications XIV, International Society for Optics and Photonics: 2019; p 108920S.


Betal, S.; Shrestha, B.; Dutta, M.; Nash, Kelly L. Nash, L.; Bhalla, A. S.; Guo, R., Methods and compositions related to magneto-elasto-electroporation (meep). US Patent App. 15/768,141: 2018.

S. Tek, B. A. Vincent, C. A. Baker, and Kelly L. Nash, Optimization of Irradiation Conditions for Upconversion Nanoparticle Assisted Photobiomodulation of Neuronal Cells," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2018), paper AM3P.2.

Lara HH, Guisbiers G, Mendoza J, Mimun LC, Vincent BA, Lopez-Ribot JL, Kelly L. Nash, Synergistic antifungal effect of chitosan-stabilized selenium nanoparticles synthesized by pulsed laser ablation in  liquids against Candida albicans biofilms. 2018, 13, 2687-2708.

Kelly L. Nash; Gregory Guisbiers, Humberto Lara. “Antimicrobial Coating Comprising Chalcogenide Nano-Particles Capped by Chitosan.” PCT/US2018/024795, filed March 28, 2018

Franklin, S. K.; Vincent, B.; Tek, S.; Kelly L. Nash, "Influence of External Electrical Stimulation on Cellular Uptake of Gold Nanoparticles." In Use of Nanoparticles in Neuroscience, Santamaria, F.; Peralta, X. G., Eds. Springer New York: New York, NY, 2018; pp 121-148.


Maswadi, Saher, Randolph Glickman, Kelly L. Nash, and John Taboada. "Optical Laser Catheter for Intracorporeal Diagnostic and Treatment Based Photoacoustic Spectroscopy." U.S. Patent Application 15/298,752, filed April 27, 2017.

Guisbiers, G.; Mimun, L.; Mendoza-Cruz, R.; Kelly L. Nash, "Synthesis of tunable tellurium nanoparticles." Semiconductor Science and Technology 2017, 32 (4), 04LT01.

Guisbiers, G.; Lara, H. H.; Mendoza-Cruz, R.; Naranjo, G.; Vincent, B. A.; Peralta, X. G.; Kelly L. Nash, "Inhibition of Candida albicans biofilm by pure selenium nanoparticles synthesized by pulsed laser ablation in liquids." Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 2017, 13 (3), 1095-1103.

Tek, S.; Vincent, B. K.; Mimun, L. C.; Tran, A. N.; Shrestha, B.; Tang, L.; Kelly L. Nash. In Lanthanum fluoride upconverting nanoparticles for photo-biomodulation of cell function, SPIE BiOS, SPIE: 2017; p 8.


Wright, Lauren M., Alexis Catala, Kelly L. Nash, and Randolph D. Glickman. "Release of Avastin from laser-stimulated nanocarriers." Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 57, no. 12 (2016): 3992-3992.

S. Betal, B. Shresta, M. Dutta, L. F. Cotica, E. Khachatryan, Kelly L. Nash, L. Tang, A. Bhalla, R. Guo, "Magento-Elasto-Electroporation- In vitro Visualization and Numerical Characteristics" Scientific Reports. 2016: 6, 32019. 

G. Guisbiers, Q.Wang, E. Khachatryan, L. C. Mimun, R. Mendoza-Cruz, P. Larese-Casanova, T. J. Webster, Kelly L. Nash "Inhibition of E. coli and S. aureus with selenium nanoparticles synthesized by pulsed laser ablation in de-ionized water" International Journal of Nanomedicine 2016:11 1–6.

Ovanesyan, Z. A., Amal;Almusaynid, M.;Khan, A.;Valderrama, E.;Kelly L. Nash.; Marucho, M. Ion-ion correlation, solvent excluded volume and pH effects on physicochemical properties of spherical oxide nanoparticles. Journal of Colloid & Interface Science. 462, 325-333 (2016). 


Yasmin, Z.; Catala, A.; Maswadi, S.; Kelly L. Nash.; Glickman, R. D., Sensing of reactive oxygen species by self-aggregating gold nanoparticle assemblies. In Fabrication and Self Assembly of Nanobiomaterials: Applications of Nanobiomaterials, Elsevier: 2016; Vol. 1, pp 117-147. 

Betal, Soutik, Moumita Dutta, Edward Khachatryan, Luiz Cotica, Kelly L. Nashh, Amar Bhalla, and Ruyan Guo. "Photoacoustic and magnetoelastic property of cobalt ferrite nanoparticles and its attenuation with barium titanate coating." In SPIE Optical Engineering+ Applications, pp. 958609-958609. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2015.



Guisbiers, G., Q. Wang, E. Khachatryan, M. Arellano-Jimenez, T. Webster, P. Larese-Casanova and Kelly L. Nash (2015). "Anti-bacterial selenium nanoparticles produced by UV/VIS/NIR pulsed nanosecond laser ablation in liquids." Laser Physics Letters 12(1): 016003. doi:10.1088/1612-2011/12/1/016003.

Z. Yasmin, E. Khachatryan, S. Maswadi, R. Glickman,Kelly L. Nash, "In vitro monitoring of oxidative Processes with self-Aggregating gold Nanoparticles using all-optical photoacoustic spectroscopy" Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Volume 64, 15 February 2015, Pages 676-682,

W. Haksins, S. Mahesula, R. Raghunathan, A. Catala, R. Kirken, Kelly L. Nash, "CD47siRNA-Loaded Anti-CRLF2 Antibody-Armored Biodegradable Nanoparticles" Advances in Biomedical Science and Engineering. ;1:12-9 (2014).

Khachatryan, E.; Maswadi, S.; Tsyboulski, D.; Barnes, E.; Oraevsky, A.; Kelly L. Nash; Glickman, R. In "Optoacoustic microscopy using laser beam deflection technique," SPIE BiOS, International Society for Optics and Photonics: 2014; pp 89432T-89432T-7.


F.J. Barrera, B. G. Yust, L. C. Mimun, Kelly L. Nash, D. K. Sardar, and A. T. Tsin, “Optical and spectroscopic properties of human whole blood and plasma with and without Y2O3 and Nd3+ :Y2O3 nanoparticles”, Lasers Med Sci, 1-8 (2013).

Zannatul Yasmin, Yuan-Hao Lee, Saher Maswadi, Randolph D. Glickman, Kelly L. Nash, "Detection of oxidative stress biomarker-induced assembly of gold nanoparticles in retinal pigment epithelial cells" Proc. SPIE; pp 85790E-85790E-9., (2013). 

Samantha K. Franklin, Kelly L. Nashh, Zannatul Yasmin, Saher Maswadi, "Opto-acoustic characterization of chitosan based gold nanoparticles (GNPs) synthesized in the presence of monovalent salt" Proc. SPIE; pp 85951H-85951H-8, (2013). 

Samantha K. Franklin; Kelly L. Nash, Hope T. Beier, Bennett L. Ibey, "Measurement of changes in plasma membrane phospholipid polarization following nanosecond pulsed electric field exposure" Proc. SPIE; pp 85850S-85850S-7., (2013). 


Zannatul Yasmin, Maogen Zhang, Waldemar Gorski, Saher Maswadi, Randolph Glickman and Kelly L. Nash (2012). "Rare Earth Nanocomposites Based on Chitosan Platforms for Biological Applications". MRS Online Proceedings Library, 1471 , mrss12-1471-yy08-14 doi:10.1557/opl.2012.1076 


Gary W. Burdick, John B. Gruber, Kelly L. Nash, and Dhiraj K. Sardar. “Analyses of 4f11 Energy Levels and Transition Intensities Between Stark Levels of Er3+ in Y3Al5O12”, Spectroscopy Letters: Spectroscopy of Lanthanide Materials II (2010). 


John Gruber, Gary Burdick , Uygun Valiev , Kelly L. Nash, Sharof Rakhimov, and Dhiraj Sardar. “Energy Levels and Symmetry Assignments for Stark Components of Ho3+(4f10) in Yttrium Gallium Garnet (Y3Ga5O12),” J. Appl. Phys. 106, 113110:1-12 (2009). 

Kelly L. Nash, Robert C. Dennis, Nathan J. Ray, John B. Gruber and Dhiraj K. Sardar. “Absorption Intensities, Emission Cross Sections and Crystal Field Analysis of Selected Intermanifold Transitions of Ho3+ in Ho3+:Y2O3 Nanocrystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 106 063117 (2009). 

Kelly L. Nash, Robert C. Dennis, John B. Gruber and Dhiraj K. Sardar. “Intensity Analysis and Energy-Level Modeling of Nd3+ in Nd3+:Y2O3 Nanocrystals in Polymeric Hosts,” J. Appl. Phys. 105 033102 (2009). 

Gagik Demirkhanyan , Edvard Kokanyan, Radik Kostanyan, John Gruber,Kelly L. Nash and Dhiraj K. Sardar. “Phonon effects on zero-phonon transitions between Stark Levels in NaBi(WO4)2:Yb3+,” J. Appl. Phys. 105, 063106 (2009).

Gary W. Burdick, John B. Gruber, Kelly L. Nash, Sree Chandrasekharan, and Dhiraj K. Sardar. “Intensity parametrizations for electric-dipole transitions between Stark components in Er3+:Y3Al5O12,” J. of Alloys and Compounds, 488(2):632-637 (2009).


Dhiraj K. Sardar, Sreerenjini Chandrasekharan ,Kelly L. Nash, John B. Gruber. “Optical Intensity Analyses of Er3+:YAlO3,” J. Appl. Phys. 104, 023102 (2008).

Uygun V. Valiev , Abdulla Uzokov , Sharof Rakhimov , John B. Gruber , Kelly L. Nash, Dhiraj K. Sardar, Gary W. Burdick. “Faraday effect and magnetic susceptibility analyses in TbAlO3,” J. Appl. Phys. 104 073903 (2008).

John B. Gruber , Kelly L. Nash, Dhiraj K. Sardar, Uygun V. Valiev , Nikolay Ter-Gabrielyan, Larry D. Merkle. “Modeling optical transitions of Er3+(4f11) in C2 and C3i sites in polycrystalline Y2O3,” J. Appl. Phys. 104, 023101 (2008). 

Dhiraj K. Sardar, Sree R. Chandrasekharan, Kelly L. Nash, John B. Gruber, Arnold Burger and Utpal N. Roy. “Intensity Analysis and Crystal-Field Modeling of Ho3+ in KPb2Cl5 Host,” J. Appl. Phys. 103, 093112 (2008). 

John B. Gruber, Dhiraj K. Sardar,Kelly L. Nash, Uygun V. Valiev , Vladimir Yu. Sokolov, and Sharof A. Rakhimov. “Non-equilibrium population distribution in excited electronic states of Tb3+ in Y3Al5O12,” J. Appl. Phys. 103, 103103 (2008). 

D. K. Sardar, K. L. Nash, R.M. Yow, J. B. Gruber, A. Sayka. “Rare-Earth Doped Nanocrystals for Biosensing and Imaging,” Biophotonics International, Vol. 15, 45-48 (2008).

John B. Gruber, Kelly L. Nash, Raylon M. Yow, Dhiraj K. Sardar, Uygun V. Valiev, Abdulla A. Uzokov, and Gary W. Burdick. “Spectroscopic and Magnetic Susceptibility Analyses of the 7FJ and 5D4 Energy Levels of Tb3+(4f8) in TbAlO3,” J. of Lumin. 128, 1271 (2008).


Dhiraj K. Sardar, Douglas M. Dee, Kelly L. Nash, Raylon M. Yow, John B. Gruber, and Radhaballabh Debnath. “Optical Characterization and Ligand-Field Splitting of Er3+(4f11) Energy Levels in a Fluorine Containing Tellurite Glass,” J. Appl. Phys. 102, 083105 (2007).


John B. Gruber, Dhiraj K. Sardar, Kelly L. Nash, and Raylon M. Yow. “Comparative Study of the Crystal-Field Splitting of Trivalent Neodymium Energy Levels in Polycrystalline Ceramic and Nanocrystalline Yttrium Oxide,” J. Appl. Phys. 102, 023103 (2007).

Dhiraj K. Sardar, Kelly L. Nash, Raylon M. Yow, and John B. Gruber. “Absorption Intensities and Emission Cross Sections of Intermanifold Transition of Er3+ in Er3+:Y2O3 Nanocrystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 101, 113115 (2007).

John B. Gruber, Dhiraj K. Sardar, Kelly L. Nash, Raylon M. Yow, Waldemar Gorski, and Maogen Zhang “Spectral Analysis of Synthesized Nanocrystalline Aggregates of Er3+:Y2O3,” J. Appl. Phys. 101, 113116 (2007).

Kelly L. Nash, Raylon M. Yow, Doug M. Dee, Guang-Yin Swanland, John B. Gruber, Dhiraj K. Sardar, Maogen Zhang, and Waldemar Gorski. “Optical characterization of gold and Er3+:Y2O3 nanoparticles for biosensor applications” Proc. SPIE 6449, 64490J (2007).

Kelly L. Nash, John B. Gruber, Raylon M. Yow, Uygun V. Valiev, and Dhiraj K. Sardar. “Modeling visible and infrared stimulated emission from Tb3+ in TbAlO3,”Proc. SPIE 6451, 64511A (2007).



Dhiraj K. Sardar, Douglas M. Dee, Kelly L. Nash, Raylon M. Yow, and John B. Gruber. “Optical absorption intensity analysis and emission cross sections for the intermanifold and the inter-Stark transitions of Nd3+(4f3) in polycrystalline ceramic Y2O3,” J. Appl. Phys. 100, 123106 (2006).

Dhiraj K. Sardar, Kelly L. Nash, Raylon M. Yow, John B. Gruber, Uygun V. Valiev, and Edvard P. Kokanyan. “Absorption intensities and emission cross sections of Tb3+ (4f8) in TbAlO3,” J. Appl. Phys. 100, 083108 (2006).



K. Flippo, A. Maksimchuk, S. Banerjee,Kelly L. Nash, V. Wong, T. Lin, K. Nemoto, V. Yu. Bychenkov, Y. Sentoku, G. Mourou, and D. Umstadter. “Study of Energetic Ion Generation from High-Intensity-Laser Dense-Plasma Interactions,” AIP Conf. Proc. 647, 255 (2002).