Welcome to the Zanni Group!

We develop and utilize ultrafast multidimensional spectroscopies to study topics in biophysics and materials science.

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Check out Phasetech Spectroscopy

Prof. Martin Zanni and Dr. Chris Middleton have formed a company, PhaseTech Spectroscopy, to provide multidimensional mid-infrared and visible spectrometers to the scientific research community. The spectrometers are based on pulse shaping technology developed in the Zanni laboratory. See the PhaseTech website, for more information.

Learn 2D IR and 2D Electronic Spectroscopy!

Learn multidimensional spectroscopies from this book coauthored by Marty!

Recent News

November 25, 2019 – Yulia joins the Zanni Group!
This November the Zanni Group gained one new first year, Yulia Podorova! We celebrated with dinner and a night out on around the capitol. Check out pictures here. Welcome to the group!

May 16, 2019 – Congratulations, Dr. Josh Ostrander!
Josh defended his thesis, titled “New Methods in 2D IR Spectroscopy and Imaging” on May 16, 2019. Congratulations, Josh! Click here to see pictures of the day!

April 26, 2019 – Congratulations, Josh, Ariel, and Megan for receiving departmental awards!
This year, three members of the Zanni group were honored at the Chemistry Department’s award ceremony. Josh received the Hartl Excellence in Research Award and the GSFLC Mentor Award, Ariel received the Schrag Outstanding Peer Award, and Megan received the Roger J. Carlson award. Awesome job! Check out pictures here.

April 9, 2019 – Congratulations, Miriam and Kieran on receiving the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!
Miriam and Kieran are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Great work Miriam and Kieran!

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Latest Publications

Dual Spectral phase and diffraction angle compensation of a broadband AOM 4-f pulse-shaper for ultrafast spectroscopy

Jones AC, Bohlmann Kunz M, Tigges-Green I, and Zanni MT. Opt. Express (2019).




Multidimensional Spectroscopy on the Microscale: Development of a Multimodal Imaging System Incorporating 2D White-Light Spectroscopy, Broadband Transient Absorption, and Atomic Force Microscopy

Jones AC, Kearns NM, Bohlmann Kunz M, Flach JT, and Zanni MT. J. Phys. Chem. A (2019).

Impact of non-equilibrium molecular packings on singlet fission in microcrystals observed using 2D white-light microscopy

Jones AC, Kearns NM, Ho JJ, Flach JT, and Zanni MT. Nat. Chem. (2019).

Monolayer Sensitivity Enables a 2D IR Spectroscopic Immuno-biosensor for Studying Protein Structures: Application to Amyloid Polymorphs

Ostrander JS, Lomont JP, Rich KL, Saraswat V, Feingold BR, Petti MK, Birdsall ER, Arnold MS, and Zanni MT. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2019), 10, 14, 3836-3962.

Two-Dimensional White-Light Spectroscopy Using Supercontinuum from an All-Normal Dispersion Photonic Crystal Fiber Pumped by a 70 Mhz Yb Fiber Oscillator

Kearns NM, Jones AC, Bohlmann Kunz M, Allen RT, Flach JT, and Zanni MT. J. Phys. Chem. A. (2019), 123(13), pp 3046-3055.

Amyloid found in human cataracts with two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy

Alperstein AM, Ostrander JS, Zhang TO, and Zanni M T. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. (2019)