Publications

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  1. Programming Fluorogenic DNA Probes for Rapid Detection of Steroids
    Sasha B. Ebrahimi,* Devleena Samanta,* Benjamin E.Partridge, Caroline D. Kusmierz, Ho Fung Cheng, Arabela A. Grigorescu, Jorge L. Chávez, Peter A. Mirau, and Chad A. Mirkin (under review)
    * equal contribution

  2. Corner-, Edge-, and Facet-Controlled Growth of Nanocrystals (link)
    Yuanwei Li, Haixin Lin, Wenjie Zhou, Lin Sun, Devleena Samanta, and Chad A. Mirkin
    Science Advances, 2021, 7, eabf1410.

  3. Device-Quality, Reconfigurable Metamaterials from Shape-Directed Nanocrystal Assembly (link)
    Wenjie Zhou, Zizhuo Liu, Ziyin N Huang, Haixin Lin, Devleena Samanta, Qing-Yuan Lin, Koray Aydin, and Chad A. Mirkin
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2020, 117, 21052-21057.

  4. Protein Spherical Nucleic Acids for Live-Cell Chemical Analysis (link)
    Devleena Samanta,* Sasha B. Ebrahimi,* Caroline D. Kusmierz, Ho Fung Cheng, and Chad A. Mirkin
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020, 142, 13350–13355.
  5. * equal contribution

  6. DNA-Based Nanostructures for Live-Cell Analysis (link)
    Sasha B. Ebrahimi, Devleena Samanta, and Chad A. Mirkin
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020, 142, 26, 11343–11356.
    Featured in JACS Spotlights

  7. Nucleic-Acid Structures as Intracellular Probes for Live Cells (link)
    Devleena Samanta,* Sasha B. Ebrahimi,* and Chad A. Mirkin
    Advanced Materials, 2020, 32, 1901743.
    * equal contribution

  8. Multivalent Cation-Induced Actuation of Colloidal Superlattices (link)
    Devleena Samanta, Aysenur Iscen, Christine R. Laramy, Sasha B. Ebrahimi, Katherine E. Bujold, and Chad A. Mirkin
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141, 19973-19977.
    Journal cover

  9. Forced Intercalation (FIT)-Aptamers (link)
    Sasha B. Ebrahimi,* Devleena Samanta,* Ho Fung Cheng, Levy I. Nathan, and Chad A. Mirkin
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141, 13744-13748.
    * equal contribution

  10. Micron-sized Water Droplets Induce Spontaneous Reduction (link)
    Jae Kyoo Lee, Devleena Samanta, Hong Gil Nam, and Richard N. Zare
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141, 10585-10589.

  11. Spontaneous Formation of Gold Nanostructures in Aqueous Microdroplets (link)
    Jae Kyoo Lee, Devleena Samanta, Hong Gil Nam, and Richard N. Zare
    Nature Communications, 2018, 9, 1562.
    Top 50 most read Nature Communications articles in chemistry and materials science in 2018
    Stanford News | Science Daily | Phys.org | EurekAlert! | Futurity

  12. Ultra-low Voltage Responsive Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment (link)
    Devleena Samanta,* Niloufar Hosseini-Nassab,* Aidan D. McCarty, and Richard N. Zare
    Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 9773-9779.

    * equal contribution


  13. On-Demand Electrically Controlled Drug Release from Resorbable Nanocomposite Films (link)
    Devleena Samanta,* Rohan Mehrotra,* Katy Margulis,* and Richard N. Zare
    Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 16429-16436.
    * equal contribution
    Invited by Atlas of Science to write a layman's summary

  14. Electrically Controlled Release of Insulin using Polypyrrole Nanoparticles (link)
    Niloufar Hosseini-Nassab,* Devleena Samanta,* Yassan Abdolazimi, Justin P. Annes, and Richard N. Zare
    Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 143-149.
    * equal contribution
    2017 Nanoscale HOT Article Collection
    Invited by Atlas of Science to write a layman's summary

  15. Electroresponsive Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery on Demand (link)
    Devleena Samanta,* Niloufar Hosseini-Nassab,* and Richard N. Zare
    Nanoscale, 2016, 17, 9310-9317.

    * equal contribution


  16. An Ultrasonically Powered Implantable Device for Targeted Drug Delivery (link)
    Jayant Charthad, Spyridon Baltsavias, Devleena Samanta, Ting Chia Chang, Marcus J. Weber, Niloufar Hosseini-Nassab, Richard N. Zare, and Amin Arbabian
    IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2016.

  17. Polypyrrole Nanoparticles for Tunable, pH-Sensitive and Sustained Drug Release (link)
    Devleena Samanta, Jana L. Meiser, and Richard N. Zare
    Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 9497-9504.

  18. Prediction of Superhalogen-Stabilized Noble Gas Compounds (link)
    Devleena Samanta
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2014, 5, 3151-3156.

  19. Potential of ZrO Clusters as Replacement Pd Catalyst (link)
    Swayamprabha Behera, Nicholas King, Devleena Samanta, and Puru Jena
    The Journal of Chemical Physics, 2014, 141, 034301.

  20. Receptor-Ligand Interaction at 5-HT3 Serotonin Receptors: A Cluster Approach. (link)
    Bijan K. Rao, Devleena Samanta, Shawn Joshi, Kinjal Basu, Sheryl D. Baldwin, Amrita Jha, Malgorzata Dukat, Richard A. Glennon, and Puru Jena
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2014, 118, 8471-8476.

  21. Synthesis, Characterization, and Atomistic Modeling of Stabilized Highly Pyrophoric Al(BH4)3 via the Formation of the Hypersalt K[Al(BH4)4] (link)
    Douglas A. Knight, Ragaiy Zidan, Robert Lascola, Rana Mohtadi, Chen Ling, PremKumar Sivasubramanian, James A. Kaduk, Son-Jong Hwang, Devleena Samanta, and Puru Jena
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, 19905-19915.

  22. Nitrate Superhalogens as Building Blocks of Hypersalts (link)
    Swayamprabha Behera, Devleena Samanta, and Puru Jena
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2013, 117, 5428-5434.

  23. Zinc in the +III Oxidation State. (link)
    Devleena Samanta and Puru Jena
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134, 8400-8403.
    VCU News | Phys.org

  24. Unique Spectroscopic Signature of Nearly Degenerate Isomers of Au(CN)3 Anion (link)
    Devleena Samanta, Miao Miao Wu, and Puru Jena
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2011, 2, 3027-3031.

  25. Au(CN)n Complexes: Superhalogens with Pseudohalogens as Building blocks (link)
    Devleena Samanta, Miao Miao Wu, and Puru Jena
    Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 50, 8918-8925.

  26. Borane Derivatives: A New Class of Super‐ and Hyperhalogens (link)
    Biswarup Pathak, Devleena Samanta, Rajeev Ahuja, and Puru Jena
    ChemPhysChem, 2011, 12, 2422-2427.