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David J. Gosztola

Principal Technical Specialist, Nanoscience



  • Ph.D., Purdue University
  • Research involves the development of laser-based instrumentation for investigating the interaction of light with nanoscale materials

Selected Publications

  • Probing the Impact of Solvation on Photoexcited Spin Crossover Complexes with High-precision X-ray Transient Absorption Spectroscopy”, C. Liu, J. Zhang, L. Lawson Daku, D. Gosztola, S. Canton, and X. Zhang; J. Am. Chem. Soc.2017, 139(48), 751817524; doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b09297.
  • Anisotropic Scattering of Hot Electrons in an Ultra-Broadband Plasmonic Nanopatch Metasurface”, M. Sykes, J. Stewart, G. Akselrod, X.-T. Kong, Z. Wang, D. J. Gosztola, A. B. F. Martinson, D. Rosenmann, M. H. Mikkelsen, A. O. Govorov, and G. P. Wiederrecht; Nature Comm.2017, 8, 986; doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01069-3.
  • Enhanced Raman Scattering from NCM523 Cathodes Coated with Electrochemically Deposited Gold”, A. Tornheim, V. A. Maroni, M. He, D. J. Gosztola, and Z. Zhang; J. Electrochem. Soc.2017, 164(13), A3000; doi: 10.1149/2.0461713jes.
  • Photon Upconversion Using Anti-Aromatic Naphtho-p-quinodimethane as a Light Harvesting Sensitizer”, S. Shokri, G. Wiederrecht, D. Gosztola, and A. Ayitou; J. Phys. Chem. C.2017, 121(42), 23377, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08373.
  • Size-Dependent Biexciton Quantum Yields and Carrier Dynamics of Quasi-Two-Dimensional Nanoplatelets”, X. Ma, B. Diroll, I. Fedin, R. Schaller, D. Talapin, S. Gray, G. Wiederrecht, and D. GosztolaACS Nano2017, 11(9), 91199127, doi: 10.1021/acsnano.7b03943
  • Photon-Induced Selenium Migration in TiSe2”, D. B. Lioi, D. J. Gosztola, G. P. Wiederrecht, and G. Karapetrov; Appl. Phys. Lett.2017, 110(8), 081901; doi: 10.1063/1.4976745.
  • Direct Experimental Evidence for Photoinduced Strong-Coupling Polarons in Organolead Halide Perovskite Nanoparticles”, K. Zheng, M. Abdellah, Q. Zhu, Q. Kong, G. Jennings, C. A. Kurtz, M. E. Messing, Y, Niu, D. Gosztola, M. J. Al-Marri, X. Zhang, T. Pullerits, and S. E. Canton; J. Phys. Chem. Lett.2016, 7(22), 4535-4539; doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b02046.
  • Ultrafast Optical Modulation of Second and Third Harmonic Generation from Cut-Disk-Based Metasurfaces”, G. Sartorello, N. A. H. Olivier, G. Wurtz, J. Zhang, W.  Yue, D. J. Gosztola, G. P. Wiederrecht, and A. V. Zayats; ACS Photonics2016, 3(8), 1517-1522; doi: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00108.
  • Nano-Optical Imaging of WS e2 Waveguide Modes Revealing Light-Exciton Interactions, Z. Fei, M. Scott, D. J. Gosztola, J. J. Foley, H. Wen, Y. Sun, R. D. Schaller, J. R. Guest, S. K. Gray, G. P. Wiederrecht, W. Bao, and X. Xu; Phys. Rev. B.2016, 94(8), 081402®; doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.081402
  • Linking Group Influences Charge Separation and Recombination in all-Conjugated Block Copolymer Photovoltaics”, J. W. Mok, Y.-H. Lin, K. G. Yager, A. D. Mohite, W. Nie, S. B. Darling, Y. Lee, E. Gomez, D. Gosztola, R. D. Schaller, and R. Verduzco; Adv. Funct.  Mater., 2015, 25(35), 55785585.
  • Photoexcited Carrier Dynamics of In2S3 Thin Films”, R. McCarthy, R. Schaller, D. Gosztola, G. Wiederrecht, and A. Martinson; J. Phys. Chem. Lett.2015, 6, 25542561.
  • Enhancement of Local Piezoresponse in Polymer Ferroelectrics via Nanoscale Control of Microstructure”, Y. Y. Choi, P. Sharma, C. Phatak, D. J. Gosztola, Y. Liu, J. Lee, A. Gruverman, S. Ducharme, and S. Hong; ACS Nano2015, 9(2), 18091819.
  • Visualizing the Nonequilibrium Dynamics of Photoinduced Intramolecular Electron Transfer with Femtosecond X-ray Pulses”, S. E. Canton, K. S. Kjær, G. Vankó, T. B. van Driel, S. Adachi, A. Bordage, C. Bressler, P. Chabera, M. Christensen, A. O. Dohn, A. Galler, W. Gawelda, D. Gosztolaet al.Nature Commun.2015, 6, 6359.