Contact Info
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2003),    (Advisor: Prof. F. Fleming Crim)
M.S. in Physical Chemistry, Seoul National University (1996),    (Advisor: Prof. Seong Keun Kim)
B.S. in Chemistry, Seoul National University (1994)  
Professor, Chung-Ang University (2016-Present)
Associate Professor, Dankook University (2012-2016)
Visiting Professor, Northwestern University (2012-2013), Host: Prof. Richard P. Van Duyne
Assistant Professor, Dankook University (2006-2012)
Postdoc, University of California-Berkeley (2003-2006), Advisor: Prof. Richard A. Mathies
Research Interests
Materials: Synthesis and assembly of nanoparticles
Fundamentals: Plasmon coupling, quantum plasmonics, surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS), surface-enhanced fluorescence, photoreaction at nanoparticles
Energy: Plasmonic photocatalysts
Sensing and Biology: Plasmonic aptasensors, photothermal therapy, biological imaging
Selected Publications
- Heesun Jung, Hoon Cha, Daedu Lee, Sangwoon Yoon*,  Bridging the Nanogap with Light: Continuous Tuning of Plasmon Coupling between Gold Nanoparticles, ACS Nano 2015, 9, 12292-12300.
- Daedu Lee, Sangwoon Yoon*, Gold Nanocube-Nanosphere Dimers: Preparation, Plasmon Coupling, and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering, J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 7873-7882.
- Hoon Cha, Jun Hee Yoon, Sangwoon Yoon*, Probing Quantum Plasmon Coupling Using Gold Nanoparticle Dimers with Tunable Interparticle Distances Down to the Subnanometer Range, ACS Nano 2014, 8, 8554-8563.
- Jun Hee Yoon, Yong Zhou, Martin G. Blaber, George C. Schatz,* Sangwoon Yoon*, Surface Plasmon Coupling of Compositionally Heterogeneous Core-Satellite Nanoassemblies, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 1371-1378.
- Jun Hee Yoon, Jonghui Lim, Sangwoon Yoon*, Controlled Assembly and Plasmonic Properties of Asymmetric Core-Satellite Nanoassemblies, ACS Nano 2012, 6, 7199–7208.