Dr. Kelly Whitaker

e-mail: kelly.whitaker@uni-konstanz.de



Education

  • 2010 Post-Doc University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany with Prof. Rudolf Bratschitsch
  • 2009 Post-Doc University of Washington, Seattle, WA with Prof. James Mayer
  • 2009 Ph.D. University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 2004 B.S. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA



Awards & Honors

  • 2008 IGERT Internatioal Research Rotation Fellowship
  • 2008 Kwiram Graduate Student Fellowship
  • 2007 UIF Fellowship
  • 2006 IGERT Fellowship



PUBLICATIONS

2014

Raskin, M.; Stiehm, T.; Cohn, A. W.; Whitaker, K. M.; Ochsenbein, S. T.; de Vasconcellos, S. M.; Brandt, M. S.; Gamelin, D. R.; Bratschitsch, R. "Ultrafast spin dynamics in magnetic wide-bandgap semiconductors." Phys. Status Solidi B 2014, ASAP. (view)

2011

Whitaker, K. M.; Raskin, M.; Kiliani, G.; Beha, K.; Ochsenbein, S. T.; Janßen, N.; Fonin, M.; Rüdiger, U.; Leitenstorfer, A.; Gamelin, D. R.; Bratschitsch, R. "Spin-on Spintronics: Ultrafast Electron Spin Dynamics in ZnO and Zn 1-xCoxO Sol-Gel Films." Nano Letters, 2011, 11, 335-3360. (view)

Hayoun, R.; Whitaker, K. M.; Gamelin, D. R.; Mayer, J. M. "Electron Transfer Between Colloidal ZnO Nanocrystals." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 4228-4231. ( view)

2010

Whitaker, K. M.; Ochsenbein, S. T.; Smith, A. L.; Echodu, D. C.; Robinson, B. H.; Gamelin, D. R. "Hyperfine Coupling in Colloidal n-type ZnO Quantum Dots: Effects on Electron Spin Relaxation." J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114, 14467–14472. (view)

2009

Ochsenbein, S. T.; Feng, Y.; Whitaker, K. M.; Badaeva, E.; Liu, W. K.; Li, X.; Gamelin, D. R. "Charge-Controlled Magnetism in Colloidal Doped Semiconductor Nanocrystals." Nature Nanotechnol., 2009, 4, 681-687. (view)

Droubay, T. C.; Keavney, D. J.; Kaspar, T. C.; Heald, S. M.; Wang, C. M.; Johnson, C. A.; Whitaker, K. M.; Gamelin, D. R.; Chambers, S. A. "Correlated Substitution in Paramagnetic Mn2+-Doped ZnO Epitaxial Films." Phys. Rev. B, 2009, 79, 155203. (view)

2008

Whitaker, K. M.; Ochsenbein, S. T.; Polinger, V. Z.; Gamelin, D. R. "Electron Confinement Effects in the EPR Spectra of Colloidal n-Type ZnO Quantum Dots." J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 14331-14335. (view)

Thomay, T.; Hanke, T.; Tomas, M.; Sotier, F.; Beha, K.; Knittel, V.; Kahl, M.; Whitaker, K. M.; Gamelin, D. R.; Leitenstorfer, A.; Bratschitsch, R. "Colloidal ZnO Quantum Dots in Ultraviolet Pillar Microcavities." Optics Express, 2008, 16, 9791-9794. (view)

Janssen, N.; Whitaker, K. M.; Gamelin, D. R.; Bratschitsch, R. "Ultrafast Spin Dynamics in Colloidal ZnO Quantum Dots." Nano Letters, 2008, 8, 1991-1994. (view)

2007

Liu, W. K.; Whitaker, K. M.; Smith, A. L.; Kittilstved, K. R.; Robinson, B. H.; Gamelin, D. R. "Room-Temperature Electron Spin Dynamics in Free-Standing ZnO Quantum Dots." Phys. Rev. Lett., 2007, 98, 186804. (view)

2006

Liu, W. K.; Whitaker, K. M.; Kittilstved, K. R.; Gamelin, D. R. "Stable Photogenerated Carriers in Magnetic Semiconductor Nanocrystals ." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 3910-3911. (view)