Recent Papers

Water inside the Selectivity Filter of a K+ Ion Channel: Structural Heterogeneity, Picosecond Dynamics, and Hydrogen Bonding

Ryan MJ, Gao L, Valiyaveetil FI, Kananenka A, and Zanni MT. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2024)


Simultaneously Measured Kinetics of Two Amyloid Polymorphs Using Cross Peak Specific 2D IR Spectroscopy

Farrell KM, Gao L, Fields CR, Dicke SS, and Zanni MT. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2023)


The hydrogen-bonding dynamics of water to a nitrile-functionalized electrode is modulated by voltage according to ultrafast 2D IR spectroscopy

Ryan MJ, Yang N, kijeong K, Wilhelm KB, Chi BK, Weix, DJ, Minhaeng C, and Zanni MT. PNAS (2023)


Probing Ion Configurations in the KcsA Selectivity Filter with Single-Isotope Labels and 2D IR Spectroscopy

Ryan MJ, Gao L, Valiyaveetil FI, Zanni MT, and Kananenka A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2023)


Voltage-Dependent FTIR and 2D Infrared Spectroscopies within the Electric Double Layer Using a Plasmonic and Conductive Electrode

Yang N, Ryan MJ, Son M, Mavric A, and Zanni MT. J. Phys. Chem. B. (2023)


Interspecies Variation Affects IAPP Membrane Binding

Sanders H, Chalyavi F, Fields C, Kostelic M, Li M, Raleigh D, Zanni MT, and Marty M. Chem. Rxiv. (2023)


Energy cascades in donor-acceptor exciton-polaritons observed by ultrafast two-dimensional white-light spectroscopy

Son M, Armstrong ZT, Allen RT, Dhavamani A, Arnold MS & Zanni MT Nat. Commun. (2022)


Time-Domain Photothermal AFM Spectroscopy via Femtosecond Pulse Shaping.

Bohlmann Kunz M, Podorova Y, Armstrong ZT, Zanni MT Anal. Chem. (2022)


Phase stable, shot-to-shot measurement of third- and fifth-order two-quantum correlation spectra using a pulse shaper in the pump–probe geometry.

Farrell KM, Zanni MT. J. Chem. Phys. (2022)



Metastable intermediate during hIAPP aggregation catalyzed by membranes as detected with 2D IR spectroscopy

Dicke SS, Maj M, Fields CR, Zanni MT. RSC Chem. Biol. (2022)





Population of Subradiant States in Carbon Nanotube Microcavities in the Ultrastrong Light–Matter Coupling Regime

Allen RT, Dhavamani A, Son M,  Kéna-Cohen S, Zanni MT, Arnold MS. J. Phys. Chem. C (2022)


A polarization scheme that resolves cross-peaks with transient absorption and eliminates diagonal peaks in 2D spectroscopy

Farrell KM, Yang N, Zanni MT.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119 (6) (2022)


2D White-Light Spectroscopy: Application to Lead-Halide Perovskites with Mixed Cations

Bohlmann Kunz M, Flach JT, Jones AC, Kim H, Hagfeldt A, Zanni MT. ACS Symposium SeriesVol. 1398 (2021)




Ultrafast Fluctuations in PM6 Domains of Binary and Ternary Organic Photovoltaic Thin Films Probed with Two-Dimensional White-Light Spectroscopy

Armstrong ZT, Bohlmann Kunz M, Zanni MT. J.Phys.Chem.Lett. (2021)



Analysis of amyloid-like secondary structure in the Cryab-R120G knock-in mouse model of hereditary cataracts by two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy

Alperstein AM, Molnar KS, Dicke SS, Farrell KM, Makley LN, Zanni MT. PLoS ONE (2021)

Application of 2D IR Bioimaging: Hyperspectral Images of Formalin-Fixed Pancreatic Tissues and Observation of Slow Protein Degradation
Dicke SS, Alperstein AM,  Schueler KL, Stapleton DS, Simonett SP, Fields CR, Chalyavi F, Keller MP, Attie AD, Zanni MT. J.Phys.Chem.B (2021)

Structure Changes of a Membrane Polypeptide under an Applied Voltage Observed with Surface-Enhanced 2D IR Spectroscopy

Birdsall ER, Petti MK, Saraswat V, Ostrander JS,  Arnold MS, Zanni MT. J.Phys.Chem.Lett. (2021)



Shot-to-shot 2D IR spectroscopy at 100 kHz using a Yb laser and custom-designed electronics.

Farrell KM, Ostrander JS, Jones AC, Yakami BR, Dicke SS,  Middleton CT, Hamm P, Zanni MT. Opt Express (2020).




Providing Time to Transfer: Longer Lifetimes Lead to Improved Energy Transfer in Films of Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes

Flach JT,Wang J, Arnold MS, Zanni MT. J.Phys. Chem. Lett. (2020)


A Different hIAPP Polymorph Is Observed in Human Serum Than in Aqueous Buffer: Demonstration of a New Method for Studying Amyloid Fibril Structure Using Infrared Spectroscopy.

Fields CR, Dicke SS, Petti MK, Zanni MT, Lomont JP. J.Phys. Chem. Lett. (2020)



Thermal Annealing of Singlet Fission Microcrystals Reveals the Benefits of Charge Transfer Couplings and Slip-Stacked Packing

Armstrong ZT, Bohlmann Kunz M, Jones AC, Zanni MT. J. Phys. Chem. C (2020).




A Proposed Method to Obtain Surface Specificity with Pump-Probe and 2D Spectroscopies

Petti MK, Ostrander JS, Birdsall ER, Bohlmann Kunz M, Armstrong ZT, Alperstein AM, Zanni MT. J. Phys. Chem. A (2020).