L. Wang, N. K. Paul, J. Hihath, and J. S. Gomez-Diaz. “Giant and Broadband THz and IR Emission in Drift-biased Graphene-Based Hyperbolic Nanostructures,” Applied Physics Letters, In Press.

M. Alangari, B. Demir, C. A. Gultakti, E. E. Oren, and J. Hihath. “Mapping DNA Conformations Using Single-Molecule Conductance Measurements,” Biomolecules, vol. 13, pp. 129, 2023. 10.3390/biom13010129

J. Marrs, Q. Lu, V. Pan, Y. Ke, and J. Hihath. “Structure‐Dependent Electrical Conductance of DNA Origami Nanowires,” ChemBioChem, vol. 24, e202200454, 2023. 10.1002/cbic.202200454


J. Hihath. “Molecular Electronics Go Synaptic,” Nature Materials, vol. 21, pp. 1346-1347, 2022.  10.1038/s41563-022-01406-y

T. Ghomian, O. Kizilkaya, L. Domulevicz, and J. Hihath. “Molecular Quantum Interference Effects on Thermopower in Hybrid 2-Dimensional Monolayers,” Nanoscale, vol. 14, pp. 6248-6257, 2022. 10.1039/D2NR01731H

T. Ghomian and J. Hihath, “Review of Dielectrophoretic Manipulation of Micro and Nanomaterials: Fundamentals, Recent Developments, and Challenges,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2022, 10.1109/TBME.2022.3183167

C. D. Aiello, J. M. Abendroth, M. Abbas, A. Afanasev, S. Agarwal, A. S. Banerjee, D. N. Beratan, J. N. Belling, B. Berche, A. Botana, J. R. Caram, G. L. Celardo, G. Cuniberti, A. Garcia-Etxarri, A. Dianat, I. Diez-Perez, Y. Guo, R. Gutierrez, C. Herrmann, J. Hihath, S. Kale, P. Kurian, Y.C. Lai, T. Liu, A. Lopez, E. Medina, V. Mujica, R. Naaman, M. Noormandipour, J. L. Palma, Y. Paltiel, W. Petuskey, J. C. Ribeiro-Silva, J. J. Saenz, E. J. G. Santos, M. Solyanik-Gorgone, V. J. Sorger, D. M. Stemer, J. M. Ugalde, A. Valdes-Curiel, S. Varela, D. H. Waldeck, M. R. Wasielewski, P. S. Weiss, H. Zacharias, and Q. H. Wang. “A Chirality-Based Quantum Leap,” ACS Nano, vol. 16, pp. 4989-5035, 2022. 10.1021/acsnano.1c01347


L. Domulevicz, H. Jeong, N. K. Paul, J. S. Gomez-Diaz, and J.Hihath. “Multidimensional Characterization of Single-Molecule Dynamics in a Plasmonic Nanocavity,” Angewandte ChemieIn Press, 2021.  Link

H. Mohammad, B. Demir, C. Akin, B. Luan, J. Hihath, E. E. Oren and M. P. Anantram. “Role of Intercalation on Electrical Properties of Nucleic Acids for use in Molecular Electronics,” Angewandte ChemieIn Press, 2021.  Link

J. Marrs, T. Ghomian, L. Domulevicz, C. McCold, J. Hihath. “Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis,” Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)In Press, 2021.  Link

Z. Li, L. Mejia, J. Marrs, H. Jeong, J. Hihath, and I. Franco. “Understanding the Conductance Dispersion of Single-Molecule Junctions,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 125, pp. 3406-3414, 2021.  Link

H. B. Li, S. Chen, J. S. Shan, and J. Hihath. “Temperature Dependent Tunneling in Single-Molecule Junctions,” ACS Sensors, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 565-572, 2021.  Link

T. Ghomian, H. Jeong, V. Pan, K. Celik, M. Alangari, Y. Ke, and J. Hihath. “High-throughput Dielectrophoretic Trapping and Detection of DNA Origami,” Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 8, pp. 2001476, 2021.  Link

N. Darwish, C. Foroutan-Nejad, L. Domulevicz, J. Hihath, and I. Diez-Perez “Principles of Molecular Devices Operated by Electric Fields,” in Effects of Electric Fields on Structure and Reactivity, S. Shaik and T. Stuyver (Ed.). ,Royal Society of Chemistry pp. 147-194, 2021.  Link

H. Jeong, L. Domulevicz, and J. Hihath. “Design and Fabrication of a MEMS-based Break Junction Device for Mechanical Strain-Correlated Optical Characterization of a Single-Molecule,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 30, no. 1 pp. 126-136, 2021.  Link


E. S. Forzani, H. He, J. Hihath, S. M. Lindsay, R. M. Penner, S. Wang, and B. Xu. “Moving Electrons Purposefully through Single Molecules and Nanostructures: A Tribute to the Science of Nongjian Tao,” ACS Nano, vol. 14, no. 10 pp. 12291-12312, 2020.  Link

H. B. Li, B.E. Tebikachew, C. Wiberg, K. Moth-Poulsen, and J. Hihath. “A Memristive Element Based on an Electrically Controlled Single-Molecule Reaction,” Angewandte Chemie, vol. 59, pp. 11641, 2020.  Link

H. Jeong, H. B. Li, L. Domulevicz, and J. Hihath. “A Micro-ElectroMechanical System for Contacting and Probing Single-Molecule Junctions,” Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 30, pp. 2000615, 2020.  Link

L. Xiang, P. Zhang, C. Liu, X. He, H. B. Li, Y. Li, Z. Wang, J. Hihath, S. H. Kim, D. N. Beratan, and NJ Tao. “Conductance and Configuration of Molecular Gold-Water-Gold Junctions under Electric Fields,” Matter, vol. 3, pp. 166-179, 2020.  Link

J. Hihath and S. M. Lindsay. “ Nongjian Tao (1963-2020),” Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 15, pp. 345, 2020.  Link


C. E. McCold, L. Domulevicz, Z. Cai, W. Y. Lo, S. Hihath, K. March, H. M. Mohammad, M.P. Anantram, L. Yu, and J. Hihath. “Molecular Control of Charge Carrier and Seebeck Coefficient in Hybrid Two-Dimensional Nanoparticle Superlattices,” Journal of Physical Chemistry, C, vol. 124, pp. 17, 2019.  Link

J. H. Jeong, W. T. Hwang, Y. Song, J. K. Kim, Y. Kim, J. Hihath, S. Chung, T. Lee. “Highly uniform monolayer graphene synthesis via a facile pretreatment of copper catalyst substrates using an ammonium persulfate solution,” RSC Advances, vol. 9, pp. 20871-20878, 2019.  Link

J. Veselinovic, M. Alangari, Y. Li, Z. Matharu, J. M. Artés, E. Seker, J. Hihath. “Two-tiered electrical detection, purification, and identification of nucleic acids in complex media,” Electrochimica Acta, vol. 313, pp. 116-121, 2019.  Link


Y. Li, J.M. Artés, B. Demir, S. Gokce, H. M. Mohammad, M. Alangari, M. P. Anantram, E. E. Oren and J. Hihath. “Detection and identification of genetic material via single-molecule conductance,” Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 13, pp. 1167, 2018.  Link

H. Wang, Z. Wang, Y. Wang, J. Hihath, H.Y. Chen, Y. Li, and NJ Tao. “Potential Dependence of Mechanical Stability and Electronic Coupling of Single S–Au Bonds,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 140, pp. 18074, 2018.  Link

R. Ramachandran, H. B. Li, W. Lo, A. Neshchadin, L. Yu, and J. Hihath. “An Electromechanical Approach to Understanding Binding Configurations in Single-Molecule Devices,” Nano Letters, vol. 18, pp. 6638, 2018.  Link

J. Hihath. “Charge Transport in the Inverted Marcus Region,” Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 13, pp. 273, 2018.  Link


K. Tabatabaei, H. Lu, B.M. Nolan, X. Cen, C.E. McCold, X. Zhang, R.L. Brutchey, K. van Benthem, J. Hihath, and S.M. Kauzlarich. “Bismuth Doping of Germanium Nanocrystals through Colloidal Chemistry,” Chemistry of Materials, vol. 29, pp. 7353-7363, 2017.   Link

C.E. McCold*, Q. Fu*, S. Hihath, J. Han, Y. Halfon, R. Faller, K. van Benthem, L. Zang, and J. Hihath. “Ligand exchange based molecular doping in 2D hybrid molecule-nanoparticle arrays: length determines exchange efficiency and conductance,” Molecular Systems Design and Engineering, vol. , pp. , 2017. *These authors contributed equally to this work.  Link

B.E. Tebikachew*, H.B. Li*, A. Pirrotta, K. Börjesson, G.C. Solomon, J. Hihath, and K. Moth-Poulsen. “Effect of Ring Strain on the Charge Transport of a Robust Norbornadiene–Quadricyclane-Based Molecular Photoswitch,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 121, pp. 7094-7100, 2017. *These authors contributed equally to this work.  Link


Y. Li, J.M. Artés, J. Qi, I.A. Morelan, P. Feldstein, M.P. Anantram, and J. Hihath. “Comparing Charge Transport in Oligonucleotides: RNA:DNA Hybrids and DNA Duplexes,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, vol. 7, pp. 1888, 2016.  Link

S. Hosseini, C. Madden, J. Hihath, S. Guo, L. Zang, and Z Li. “Single Molecule Charge Transport and Electrochemical Gating in Redox-Active Perylene Diimide Junctions,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 120, pp. 22646, 2016.  Link

Y. Li, J.M. Artés, and J. Hihath. “Long-Range Charge Transport in Adenine-Stacked RNA:DNA Hybrids,” Small, vol. 12, pp. 432, 2016.  Link

A. C. Aragonés, D. Aravena, J. I. Cerdá, Z. Acís-Castillo, H. Li, J. A. Real, F. Sanz, J. Hihath, E. Ruiz, and I. Díez-Pérez “Large Conductance Switching in a Single-Molecule Device through Room Temperature Spin-Dependent Transport,” Nano Letters, vol. 16, pp. 218, 2016.  Link


J.M. Artés, Y. Li, J. Qi, M.P. Anantram, and J. Hihath. “Conformational Gating of DNA Conductance,” Nature Communications, vol. 6, pp. 8870, 2015.  Link

J.M. Artés, J. Hihath, and I. Díez-Pérez. “Biomolecular Electronics,” Ch. 8 in Molecular Electronics: An Experimental and Theoretical Approach., I. Baldea (Ed.). Pan Stanford Publishing, pp. 462, 2015.  Link

J. Hihath. “Controlling the Molecule-Electrode Contact in Single-Molecule Devices,” Ch. 5 in Handbook of Single-Molecule Electronics., K. Moth-Poulsen (Ed.). Pan Stanford Publishing, pp. 448, 2015.  Link

C. E. McCold, Q. Fu, J. Y. Howe, and J. Hihath. “Conductance Based Characterization of Structure and Hopping Site Density in 2D Molecule-Nanoparticle Arrays,” Nanoscale, vol. 7, pp. 14937-14945, 2015.  Link

J. C. Zhou, B. Feller, B. Hinsberg, G. Sethi, P. Feldstein, J. Hihath, E. Seker, M. Marco, A. Knoesen, and R. Miller. “Immobilization-mediated Reduction in Melting Temperatures of DNA-DNA and DNA-RNA Hybrids: Immobilized DNA Probe Hybridization Studied by SPR,” Colloids and Surfaces A, vol. 481, pp. 72-79, 2015.  Link

H. Rascón-Ramos, J.M. Artés, Y. Li, and J. Hihath. “Binding Configurations and Intramolecular Strain in Single-Molecule Devices,” Nature Materials, vol. 15, pp. 517-522, 2015.  Link and News and Views

2014 – 2005

J. Hihath and N. Tao. “The Role of Molecule-Electrode Contact in Single-Molecule Electronics,” Semiconductor Science and Technology, vol. 29, pp. 054007, 2014.  Link

J. Hihath and N. Tao. “Electron-Phonon Interactions in Atomic and Molecular Devices,” Progress in Surface Science, vol. 87, pp. 189-208, 2012Link

C. Bruot, J. Hihath, and N. Tao. “Mechanically Controlled Molecular Orbital Alignment in Single Molecule Junctions,” Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 7, pp. 35-40, 2012.  Link

J. Hihath, S. Guo, P. Zhang, and N. Tao. “Effects of Cytosine Methylation on DNA Charge Transport,” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 24, pp. 164204, 2012.  Link

S. Guo, J. Hihath, I. Díez-Pérez, and N. Tao. “Measurement and Statistical Analysis of Single Molecule Current-Voltage Characteristics and Transition Voltage Spectroscopy,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 133, pp. 19189-19197, 2011.  Link

Hihath, C. Bruot, H. Nakamura, Y. Asai, I. Díez-Pérez, Y. Lee, L. Yu, and N. Tao. “Inelastic Transport and Low-Bias Rectification in a Single-Molecule Diode,” ACS Nano, vol. 5, pp 8331-8339, 2011.  Link

H. Nakamura, Y. Asai, J. Hihath, C. Bruot, and N. Tao. “Switch of Conducting Orbital by Bias-Induced Electronic Contact Asymmetry in a Bipyrimidinyl-biphenyl Diblock Molecule: Mechanism to Achieve a pn Directional Molecular Diode” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 115, pp. 19931-19938, 2011.  Link

Y. Asai, H. Nakamura, J. Hihath, C. Bruot, and N. Tao. “Electron Correlation Enhancement of the Diode Property of Asymmetric Molecules,” Physical Review B, vol. 84, pp. 115436, 2011.  Link

S. Guo, J. Hihath, and N. Tao. “Breakdown of Atomic-Sized Metallic Contacts Measured on Nanosecond-Scale,” Nano Letters, vol. 11, pp. 927-933, 2011Link

I. Díez-Pérez, J. Hihath, T. Hines, Z. Wan, K. Müllen, and N. Tao. “Controlling Single Molecule Conductance through Lateral Coupling of pi-orbitals,” Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 6, pp. 226-231, 2011Link

T. Hines, I. Díez-Pérez, J. Hihath, H. Liu, Z.S. Wang, J. Zhao, G. Zhou, K. Müllen and N. Tao. “Transition from Tunneling to Hopping in Single Molecular Junctions by Measuring Length and Temperature Dependence.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 132, pp. 11658-11664, 2010.  Link

I. Díez-Pérez, Z. Li, J. Hihath, J. Li, C. Zhang, X. Yang, L. Zang, Y. Dai, X. Feng, K. Müllen, and N. Tao. “Gate-Controlled Electron Transport in Coronenes as a Bottom-up Approach Towards Graphene Transistors,” Nature: Communications, vol. 1, pp. 31/1-5, 2010.  Link

J. Hihath, C. Bruot, and N. Tao. “Electron-Phonon Interactions in Single Octanedithiol Molecular Junctions,” ACS Nano, vol. 4, pp. 3823-3830, 2010Link

I. Díez-Pérez, J. Hihath, Y. Lee, L. Yu, L. Adamska, M.A. Kozhushner, I. Oleynik, N. Tao. “Rectification and Stability of a Single Molecular Diode with Controlled Orientation,” Nature: Chemistry, vol. 1, pp. 635-641, 2009.  Link

J. Hihath and N. Tao. “Rapid Measurement of Single Molecule Conductance,” Nanotechnology, vol. 19, pp. 265204/7, 2008.   Link

J. Hihath, C. R. Arroyo, G. Rubio-Bollinger, N. Tao and N. Agrait. “Study of Electron-Phonon Interactions in a Single Molecule Covalently Connected to Two Electrodes,” Nano Letters, vol. 8, pp. 1673-1678, 2008.  Link

X. Li, J. Hihath, F. Chen, T. Masuda, L. Zang, and N. Tao, “Thermally Activated Electron Transport in Single Redox Molecules,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 129, pp. 11535-11542, 2007.  Link

F. Chen, J. Hihath, Z. Huang, X. Li, and N. J. Tao, “Measurement of Single-Molecule Conductance,” Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, vol. 58, pp. 535-564, 2007.  Link

J. Hihath, F. Chen, P. Zhang, and N. Tao, “Thermal and Electrochemical Gate Effects on DNA Conductance,” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 19, pp. 215202/1-215202/9, 2007.  Link

F. Chen, X. Li, J. Hihath, Z. Huang, and N. Tao, “Effect of Anchoring Groups on Single-Molecule Conductance: Comparative Study of Thiol-, Amine-, and Carboxylic-Acid-Terminated Molecules,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 128, pp. 15874-15881, 2006.  Link

X. Li, J. He, J. Hihath, B. Xu, S. M. Lindsay, and N. Tao, “Conductance of Single Alkanedithiols. Conduction Mechanism and Effect of Molecule-Electrode Contacts,”Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 128, pp. 2135-2141, 2006.  Link

J. Hihath, B. Xu, P. Zhang, and N. Tao, “Study of Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms by Means of Electrical Conductance Measurements,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 102, pp. 16979-16983, 2005.  Link

X. Li, B. Xu, X. Xiao, J. Hihath, and N. Tao, “Measurement of Electron Transport Properties of Single Molecules,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1, vol. 44, pp. 5344-5347, 2005.