Tamar Seideman


Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics
Department of Chemistry
Northwestern University
E-mail: t-seideman@northwestern.edu
Page: http://chemgroups.northwestern.edu/seideman/index.html

Fields of interest: 

Quantum transport, molecular electronics, current-driven nanochemistry and molecular machines.

Ultrafast nanoplasmonics and information guidance in the nanoscale.

Coherent control and coherence spectroscopies in isolated molecules and in dissipative media.

Attosecond science and the interaction of matter with intense laser fields.

Photomanipulation of external and internal molecular modes.

Mathematical method development.


Recent publications:

M. Reuter, M. Hersam, T. Seideman and M. Ratner:
Statistical Signatures of Transport Mechanisms and Cooperative Effects in Conductance Histograms,
submitted for publication in NanoLetters.

S. M. Parker, M. A. Ratner and T. Seideman:
Coherent Optimal Control of Axial Chirality,
submitted for publication in a Special Issue of Molecular Physics (invited).

L. Zhang, A. Kubo, H. Petek and T. Seideman:
Ultrafast Dynamics of Surface Plasmon Excitation at a Nanoscale Slit,
 submitted for publication in ACS Nano.

M. D. Sonntag, J. M. Klingsporn, L. Garibay, J. M. Roberts, J. A. Dieringer, T. Seideman, K. A. Scheidt, L. Jensen, G. C. Schatz, and R. P. Van Duyne:
Single Molecule Tip Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy,
J. Phys. Chem. C, Vol. 116, (2012), pp. 478.

A. Kubo, L. Zhang, H. Petek and T. Seideman:
Imaging of Surface Plasmon Polariton Fields of a Nanometer Scale Slit,
Phys.Rev. B, Vol. 84, (2011), pp. 245442.

S. M. Parker, M. A. Ratner and T. Seideman:
Coherent Control of Molecular Torsion,
J.Chem.Phys., Vol. 135, (2011), pp. 224301.

S. Q. Li, P. Guo, L. Zhang, W. Zhou, T. W. Odom, T. Seideman, J. B. Ketterson, and R. P. H. Chang:
Infrared Plasmonics with Indium Tin Oxide Nano-rod Arrays,
ACS Nano, Vol. 5, (2011), pp. 9161.

R. Jorn, J. Zhao, H. Petek and T. Seideman:
Current-Driven Dynamics in Molecular Junctions. Endohedral Fullerenes, ACS Nano Vol. 5, (2011), pp. 7858.

F. Amankona-Diawuo and T. Seideman:
Toward Ultrafast, Reconfigurable Logic in the Nanoscale,
J.Chem.Phys. Rapid Communication, Vol. 135, (2011), pp. 071-102.

M. Reuter, G. C. Solomon, T. Hansen, T. Seideman and M. Ratner:
Understanding and Controlling Crosstalk between Parallel Molecular Wires,
J.Phys.Chem. Letters, Vol. 2, (2011), pp. 1667.