1. M. Gao, Y. Hong, B. Chen, B. He, Y. Wang, W. Zhou, W.W.H. Wong, J. Zhou, T.A. Smith and Z. Zhao, “AIE Conjugated polyelectrolytes based on tetraphenylethene for efficient fluorescence imaging and lifetime imaging of living Cells”, Polymer Chemistry, DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00564D (2017)
  2. M. Gajic, F. Lisi, N. Kirkwood, P. Mulvaney, T.A. Smith and G. Rosengarten, “Circular shaped luminescent solar concentrators”, Solar Energy, 150, 30–37, (2017)
  3. R.D. Breukers, G.J. Smith, H.L. Stirrat, A.J. Swanson, T.A. Smith, K.P. Ghiggino, S.G. Raymond, N.M. Winch, D.J. Clarke and A.J. Kay, “Light Losses From Scattering in Luminescent Solar Concentrator Waveguides”, Appl. Opt., 56(10), 2630-2635, (2017)
  4. H. Soleimaninejad, M.Z. Chen, X. Lou, T.A. Smith and Y. Hong, “Measuring macromolecular crowding in cells through fluorescence anisotropy imaging with an AIE fluorogen”, Chem. Comm., 53 (19), 2874-2877 (2017)
  5. F. Zheng, X.-Y. Yang, P.–Q. Bi, M.– S. Niu, C.–K. Lv, L., Feng, X.–T. Hao and K.P. Ghiggino, “Improved compatibility of DDAB-functionalized graphene oxide with a conjugated polymer by isocyanate treatment”, RSC Adv., 7, 17633-17639 (2017)
  6. F. Zheng, X.–Y. Yang, P.-Q. Bi, M. –S. Niu, C.-K. Lv, L. Feng, W. Qin, Y.–Z. Wang, X.-T. Hao and K.P. Ghiggino, “Poly(3-hexylthiophene) coated graphene oxide for improved performance of bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells”, Org. Electron., 44, 149-158 (2017)
  7. J.L. Banal, B. Zhang, D.J. Jones, K.P. Ghiggino and W. W. H. Wong, “Emissive molecular aggregates and energy migration in luminescent solar concentrators”, Acc. Chem. Res., 50, 49-57 (2017)


  1. P.B. Geraghty, C. Lee, J. Subbiah, W.W.H. Wong, J.L. Banal, M.A. Jameel, T.A. Smith and D.J. Jones, “High performance p-type molecular electron donors for OPV applications via alkylthiophene catenation chromophore extension”, Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 12, 2298–2314 (2016)
  2. H. Soleimaninejad, Y. Hong, and T.A. Smith, “Time-resolved and polarised microspectroscopy of thin films of bio- and nanomaterials”, SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering, 99230M-99230M-9, (2016)
  3. K.N. Schwarz, P.B. Geraghty, D.J. Jones, T.A. Smith and K.P. Ghiggino, “Suppressing sub-nanosecond bimolecular charge recombination in a high performance organic photovoltaic material”, J. Phys. Chem. C. 120 (42), pp 24002–24010 (2016)
  4. A.C. Rapson, M.L. Gee, A.H.A. Clayton and T.A. Smith, “Interactions of a Lytic Peptide with Supported Lipid Bilayers Investigated By Time-Resolved Evanescent Wave-Induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy”, Meth. Appl. Fluor. 4, 044001/1-19 (2016)
  5. N.M. Winch, G.J. Smith, D.H. Bhuiyan, R.D. Breukers, A.J. Kay, T.A. Smith, K.P. Ghiggino, S.G. Raymond, “The Photophysics of Phenylenevinylene Oligomers and Self-absorption of their Fluorescence in Polymer Films”, Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 15, 1163 – 1169, (2016)
  6. K.J. Webb, Y. Chen and T.A. Smith, “Object motion with structured optical illumination as a basis for far-field sub wavelength resolution”, Physical Review Applied 6, 024020/1-9 (2016)
  7. J.L. Banal, H. Soleimaninejad, F.M. Jradi, M. Liu, J.M. White, A.W. Blakers, M.W. Cooper, D.J. Jones, K.P. Ghiggino, S.R. Marder, T.A. Smith and W.W. H. Wong, “Energy Migration in Organic Solar Concentrators with a Molecularly Insulated Perylene Diimide”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120 (24), 12952–12958 (2016).
  8. M.G. Burton, C.B. Whitchurch, L. Turnbull, K. Rogers, R. Orth, N. O’ Brien-Simpson, M.L. Gee, A.H.A. Clayton and T. A. Smith, “Fluorescence Investigations on the Attack of Cell-Wall-Deficient Bacteria by Antimicrobial Peptides”, Biophysical Journal, 110(3), Supplement 1, 79a, doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2015.11.489 (2016)
  9. W.-L. Xu, P. Zeng, B. Wu, F. Zheng, F. Zhu, T.A. Smith, K.P. Ghiggino and X.-T. Hao, “Effects of processing solvent on the photophysics and nanomorphology of poly (3-butylthiophene) nanowires:PCBM blends”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 7, 1872−1879 (2016)
  10. P. Zeng, N. Kirkwood, K. Boldt, P. Mulvaney and T.A. Smith, “Shell Effects on Hole-Coupled Electron Transfer Dynamics from CdSe/CdS Quantum Dots to Methyl Viologen”, Nanoscale, 8, 10380–10387, (2016
  11. P. Zeng, J. Cadusch, D. Chakraborty, T.A. Smith, A. Roberts, J.E. Sader, T.J. Davis and D. Gómez, “Photo-induced electron transfer in the strong coupling regime: Waveguide-plasmon polaritons”, Nano Letters, 16(4), 2651–2656 (2016)
  12. T.U. Connell, J.M. White, T.A. Smith and P.S. Donnelly, “Luminescent Iridium(III) Cyclometalated Complexes with 1,2,3-Triazole “Click” Ligands”, ACS Inorganic Chemistry, 55, 2776−2790, (2016)
  13. P. Zeng, J. Cadusch, D. Chakraborty, T. Smith, A. Roberts, J. Sader, T. Davis, and D. Gomez, “Plasmonic Hot-Electron Transfer in the Strong Coupling Regime”, CLEO: QELS Fundamental Science 2016, San Jose, California United States, 5–10 June 2016, ISBN: 978-1-943580-11-8, doi:10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2016.FTu3B.1
  14. V. Dryza, T.A. Smith and E.J. Bieske, “Blue to near-IR energy transfer cascade within a dye-doped polymer matrix, mediated by a photochromic molecular switch” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 5095 – 5098, (2016)
  15. M.J.Y. Tayebee, K.N. Schwarz, R.W. MacQueen, M. Dvorak, A.W.C. Lam, K.P. Ghiggino, D. McCamey, T.W. Schmidt and G.J. Conibeer, “Morphological evolution and singlet fission in aqueous suspensions of TIPS-pentacene nanoparticles”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 157-165 (2016)


  1. P. Zeng, J. Cadusch, D. Chakraborty, T.A. Smith, A. Roberts, J.E. Sader, T.J. Davis, D.E. Gomez, “Photo-induced electron transfer in the strong coupling regime: Waveguide-plasmon polaritons”, arXiv:1512.07665 [physics.optics] 1-8, (2015)
  2. K.N. Schwarz, S.B. Farley, T.A. Smith and K.P. Ghiggino, “Charge Generation and Morphology in P3HT:PCBM Nanoparticles Prepared by Mini-emulsion and Reprecipitation Methods”, Nanoscale, 7, 19899–19904 (2015)
  3. J.L. Hickey, J.L. James, C.A. Henderson, K.A. Price, A.I. Mot, G, Buncic, P.J. Crouch, J.M. White, A.R. White, T.A. Smith and P.S. Donnelly, “Intracellular distribution of fluorescent copper and zinc bis(thiosemicarbazonato) complexes measured with fluorescence lifetime spectroscopy”, Inorg. Chem., 54 (19), 9556–9567 (2015)
  4. K.B. Dinh, A.X.P. Ong, V.H. Le, C.A. Henderson, C. van Vuong, P. Hannaford, T.A. Smith and L. van Dao, “Coherent Diffractive Imaging of Single Layer Microspheres”, J. Appl. Physics 117, 163102/1-5 (2015)
  5. X. Wen, P. Zhang, T.A. Smith, R. Anthony, U.R. Kortshagen, P Yu, Y Feng, S. Shrestha, G. Conibeer, S. Huang, “Tunability Limit of Photoluminescence in Colloidal Silicon Nanocrystals”, Sci. Rep. 5, 12469/1-10, (2015)
  6. T.A. Smith and K.P. Ghiggino, “A Review of Complex Time-Resolved Fluorescence Anisotropy Measurements”, Methods Appl. Fluoresc. 3 (2015) 022001/1-15
  7. A.J. Tilley, B.E. Robotham, R.P. Steer and K.P. Ghiggino, “Sensitized non-coherent photon upconversion by intramolecular triplet-triplet annihilation in a diphenylanthracene pendant polymer” Chem. Phys. Lett., 10.1016/j.cplett.2014.11.016
  8. F. Zheng, F.W. Xu, H. Jin, H., M. Zhu, W. Yuan, X. Hao, K.P. Ghiggino,”Purified dispersions of graphene in a nonpolar solvent via solvothermal reduction of graphene oxide”, Chem. Commun., 51, 3824-3827 (2015)
  9. K.P. Ghiggino, A.J. Tilley, B. Robotham, J.M. White, “Excited state dynamics of organic semiconducting materials”, Faraday Discuss.,177, 111-119 (2015) DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00171K
  10. E.N. Hooley, D.J. Jones, N.C. Greenham, K.P. Ghiggino, T.D.M. Bell, “Charge transfer in single chains of a donor-acceptor tri-block copolymer”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 119 (24), 7266–7274, 2015 (DOI: 10.1021/jp510769p)
  11. E. Bicciocchi, M. Haeussler, E. Rizzardo, A.D. Scully, K.P. Ghiggino, “Donor-acceptor rod-coil block copolymers comprising poly[2,7-(9,9-dihexylfluorene)-alt-bithiophene] and fullerene as compatibilizers for organic photovoltaic devices”, J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem., 53, 888-903 (2015) DOI: 10.1002/POLA.27514
  12. F. Zheng, W.-L. Xu, W.,H.-D. Jin, H., X.-T. Hao, and K.P. Ghiggino, “Charge transfer from poly(3-hexyl thiophene) to graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide”, RSC Adv., 5, 89515-89520 (2015)
  13. J. Banal, J.M. White, T. Lam, A.W. Blakers, K.P. Ghiggino and W.W.H. Wong, “A transparent planar concentrator using aggregates of gem-pyrene ethenes”, Adv. Energy Mater., 5, 1500818 (2015)
  14. E. Bicciocchi, E., Haeussler, E. Rizzardo, A.D. Scully and K.P. Ghiggino, “An alternating donor:acceptor conjugated polymer based on benzodithiophene and [3,4-c]pyrrole-4,6-dione: synthesis, characterization in photovoltaic devices”, Aust. J.  Chem., 68, 1773-1782 (2105)


  1. K. Boldt, K.N. Schwarz, N. Kirkwood, T.A. Smith and P. Mulvaney, “Electronic Structure Engineering in ZnSe/CdS Type-II Nanoparticles by Interface Alloying”J. Phys. Chem. C. 118 (24), 13276–13284 (2014)
  2. C. Henderson, E. Nagul, S. Kolev and T.A. Smith, “Imaging Chemical Extraction by Polymer Inclusion Membranes Using Fluorescence Microscopy”, Meth. Appl. Fluoresc. 2 (2014) 024008.
  3. C.A. Henderson, A.X.P. Ong, X.-T. Hao, P.J. McMillan and T.A. Smith, “Super-resolution optical imaging of binary colloidal assemblies”, International Journal of Nanotechnology, 11, 610-615 (2014)
  4. H. Yang, S. Peng, X.T. Hao, T.A. Smith, G. Qiao, X. Zhang, “Surfactant-mediated formation of polymeric microlenses from interfacial droplets”, Soft Matter,10, 957-964 (2014)
  5. K.N. Schwarz, D.J. Jones, T.A. Smith and K.P. Ghiggino, “Photophysics and charge transfer in donor-acceptor triblock copolymer photovoltaic materials”, Proc. SPIE 9184, Organic Photovoltaics XV, Zakya H. Kafafi; Paul A. Lane; Ifor D. W. Samuel, Editor(s), San Diego,  ; doi: 10.1117/12.2076224 (2014)
  6. M. Delower, M.D.H. Bhuiyan, N.M. Winch, G.J. Smith, R.D. Breukers, S.G. Raymond, A.J. Kay and T.A. Smith, “Tunable phenylenevinylene dimer and trimer molecules for light harvesting antennas”, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 9140, Article number 914014, Photonics for Solar Energy Systems V; Brussels; Belgium; 14 April 2014 through 16 April 2014; Code 105515, (2014)
  7. L.V. Dao, H.L. Vu, K.B. Dinh, N. Gaffney, E. Balaur, P. Hannaford and T.A. Smith, “Generation and Application of Coherent Radiation in the Water Window”. In X-Ray Lasers 2012, Springer Proceedings in Physics Volume 147, 77-81. S. Sebban, J. Gautier, D. Ros, & P. Zeitoun (Eds.), Paris, France: Springer-Verlag Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-00696-3_13, (2014)
  8. K.P. Ghiggino, “Time and space-resolved spectroscopy” in The Future of Dynamic Structural Science, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology, J.A.K. Howard, H.A. Sparkes, P.R. Raithby, A.V. Churakov (Eds.), Springer, Dordrecht, ISBN 978-94-017-8549-5, Ch. 4, pp. 43-54 (2009) 10.1007/978-94-017-8550-1_4
  9. J. Banal, K.P Ghiggino, W.W.H. Wong, “Efficient light harvesting of a luminescent concentrator using excitation energy transfer from an aggregation-induced emitter”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,16, 2358-2363 (2014)
  10. J. Banal, J.M. White, K.P.  Ghiggino, W.W.H. Wong, “Concentrating aggregation-induced fluorescence in planar waveguides: a proof of principle”, Sci. Rep., 4, 4635-2363 (2014)
  11. R.S. Szabadai, J. Roth-Barton, K.P. Ghiggino, J.M. White, D.J.D Wilson, “Solvatochromism in diketopyrrolopyrrole, derivatives”, Aust. J. Chem., 67, 1330-1337 (2014)
  12. S.W. Bigger, A.S. Bigger, K.P. Ghiggino, “FluSpec: a simulated experiment in fluorescence spectroscopy”, J. Chem. Ed., 91, 1081-1083 (2014)
  13. E.N. Hooley, A.J. Tilley, J.M. White, K.P. Ghiggino, T.D.M.  Bell, “ Energy transfer in PPV-based conjugated polymers: a defocussed widefield fluorescence microscopy study”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 7108-71114 (2014)


  1. X. Hao, L.M. Hirvonen and T.A. Smith, “Nanomorphology of polythiophene-fullerene bulk-heterojunction films investigated by structured illumination optical imaging and time-resolved confocal microscopy”, Meth. Appl. Fluor., 1, 015004/1-8 (2013)
  2. D.A. Dias, A.C Clark, T.A. Smith, K.P. Ghiggino and G.R. Scollary, “Wine bottle colour and oxidative spoilage: whole bottle exposure experiments under controlled and uncontrolled temperature conditions”, Food Chemistry, 138, 2451-2459, (2013)
  3. T.A.T. Tan, T.M. Carke, D. James, J.R. Durrant, J.M. White, K.P. Ghiggino, “Synthesis and photo-induced charge separation of confined conjugation length phenylene vinylene-based polymers”, Polym. Chem., 4, 5305-5309 (2013)
  4. P.C. Boutin, K.P. Ghiggino, T.L.  Kelly, R.P. Steer, “Photon upconversion by triplet-triplet annihilation in Ru(bpy)3- and DPA-functionalized polymers”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 4113-4118 (2013)
  5. K.P. Ghiggino, N.K. Giri, J.H. Hanreider, J.D. Martell, J. Muller, M.F. Paige, B. Robotham, J. Szmytkowski, R.P., Steer, “ Photophysics of soret-excited tin (IV) porphyrins in solution”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 117, 7833-7840 (2013)
  6. A.J. Tilley, M.J.  Kim, M. Chen, K.P. Ghiggino, “Photo-induced energy transfer in ruthenium-centred star polymers prepared by a RAFT approach”, Polymer, 54, 2865-2872 (2013)
  7. M. Moytka, R.P. Steer, C.C. Williams, S. Lee, K.P. Ghiggino, “Concerning the dual emission of porphyrazines employed in biomedical imaging”, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 12, 1086-1090 (2013)
  8. J.M. Banal, J. Subbiah, H. Graham, J.-K. Lee, K.P. Ghiggino, W.W.H. Wong, “Electron deficient conjugated polymers based on benzotriazole”, Polym. Chem., 4, 1077-1083 (2013)
  9. E. Bicciocchi, M. Chen, E. Rizzardo, K.P. Ghiggino, “Synthesis of a rod-coil block copolymer incorporating PCBM”, Polym. Chem., 4, 53-56 (2013)
  10. B. Robotham, K.A. Lastman, S.J. Langford, K.P.  Ghiggino, “Ultrafast electron transfer in a porphyrin-amino naphthalene diimide dyad”, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A. Chem., 251, 167-174 (2013)


  1. T.A. Smith, L.M. Hirvonen, C.N. Lincoln and X. Hao, “Deep-UV confocal fluorescence imaging and super-resolution optical microscopy of biological samples”, J. Innov. Opt. Health Sci., 5(4), 1250025/1-9 (2012)
  2. D.A. Dias, T.A. Smith, K.P. Ghiggino and G.R. Scollary, “The role of light, temperature and wine bottle color on pigment enhancement in white wine”, Food Chem., 135, 2934-2941, (2012))
  3. L.V. Dao, C. Hall, H.L. Vu, K.B. Dinh, E. Balaur, P. Hannaford and T.A. Smith, “Phase-matched generation of highly coherent radiation in the water window region”, Applied Optics, 51(18), 4240-4245 (2012)
  4. A.M. Heskes, C.N. Lincoln, L.J. McKimmie, J.Q.D. Goodger, I.E. Woodrow and T.A. Smith, “Multiphoton fluorescence lifetime imaging shows spatial segregation of secondary metabolites in Eucalyptus secretory cavities”, J. Microscopy, 247(1), 33–42 (2012)
  5. L.V. Dao, H.L. Vu, K.B. Dinh, N. Gaffney, E. Balaur, P. Hannaford and T.A. Smith, “Generation of Coherent Radiation in the Water Window”, in Research in Optical Sciences, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), High Intensity Lasers and High Field Phenomena, HM1C.2, ISBN 978-1-55752-939-8


  1. X. Hao, L.J. McKimmie and T.A. Smith, “Spatial Fluorescence Inhomogeneities in Light Emitting Conjugated Polymer Films”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2, 1520–1525 (2011)
  2. N.Y. Chan, X.-T. Hao, T.A. Smith and D.E. Dunstan, “Conformation and Photophysical Changes in Conjugated Polymers Exposed to Couette Shear Flow”,  J. Phys. Chem. B, (2011), 115 (21), 6838–6842
  3. C.A. Scholes, D.P. Millar, M.L. Gee and T.A. Smith, “Resonance Energy-Transfer Studies of the Conformational Change on the Adsorption of Oligonucleotides to a Silica Interface”, J. Phys. Chem. B (2011) 115 (19), 6329–6339
  4. A.J. Tilley, S.M. Danczak, C. Browne, T. Young, T. Tan, K.P. Ghiggino, T.A. Smith and J.M. White, “Synthesis and Fluorescence Characterisation of MEHPPV Oligomers”, J. Org. Chem. 76 (9),  3372–3380 (2011)
  5. S.C. McLean, C.A. Scholes, T.A. Smith and M.L Gee, “Monitoring Supramolecular Self-Assembly using Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy” Aust. J. Chem. 64, 825–832 (2011)
  6. A.C. Clark, D.A. Dias, T.A. Smith, K.P. Ghiggino and, G.R. Scollary, “Iron(III)tartrate as a Potential Precursor of Light Induced Oxidative Degradation of White Wine: Studies in a Model Wine System”, J. Ag. Food Chem. 59, 3575–3581 (2011)
  7. A.C. Rapson, A. Hossain, J.D. Wade, E.C. Nice, A.H.A. Clayton, T.A. Smith and M.L. Gee, “Structural Dynamics of a Lytic Peptide Interacting with a Supported Lipid Bilayer”, Biophysical Journal 100, 1353-1361 (2011)
  8. C.L. Teoh, C.L.L. Pham, N. Todorova, A. Hung, C.N. Lincoln, E. Lees, Y. H. Lam, K.J. Binger, N. Thomson, S.E. Radford, T.A. Smith, S.A. Müller, M.D. Griffin, I. Yarovsky, P.R. Gooley and G.J. Howlett, “The Structure and Molecular Dynamics of Apolipoprotein C-II Amyloid Fibrils” J. Molecular Biology, 405(5), 1246-1266 (2011)
  9. L.M. Hirvonen and T.A. Smith, “Imaging on the Nanoscale: Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy”, Aust. J. Chem. 64, 41-45 (2011)


  1. X. Hao, N.Y. Chan, C. Heck, N. Tanigaki, M.F. Paige, D.E. Dunstan and T.A. Smith, “’Log-Rolling’ Alignment in Friction-Transferred Light-Emitting Conjugated Polymer Thin Films”, Macromolecules, 43(24), 10475-10480, (2010)
  2. N.Y. Chan, M. Chen, X.-T. Hao, T .A. Smith, D.E. Dunstan, “Polymer molecule compression in Couette flow”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1, 1912–1916 (2010)
  3. D.A. Dias, T.A. Smith, K.P. Ghiggino and G.R. Scollary, “Ultraviolet Light – A contributing factor to pigment development in white wine”, Australian & New Zealand Wine Industry Journal, 25(3), 52-61 (2010)
  4. L.J McKimmie, C.N. Lincoln, J. Jasieniak and T.A. Smith, “3-Pulse Photon Echo Peak Shift Measurements of Capped CdSe Quantum Dots”, J. Phys. Chem. C. , 114, 82-88, (2010)
  5. J.R. Peterson, T.A. Smith and P. Thordarson, “Synthesis and room temperature photo-induced electron transfer in biologically active bis(terpyridine)ruthenium(II)–cytochrome c bioconjugates and the effect of solvents on the bioconjugation of cytochrome c”, Org. Biomol. Chem., 8, 151–162, (2010)


  1. L.M. Hirvonen, K. Wicker, O. Mandula and R. Heintzmann, “Structured illumination microscopy of a living cell”, European Biophysics Journal 38 (6), pp. 807-812 (DOI: 10.1007/s00249-009-0501-6)
  2. N.Y. Chan, X. Hao, T.A. Smith and D.E. Dunstan, “Aggregation of Water Soluble Conjugated Polymers in Couette Shear Flow”, J. Phys. Chem. B. 113, 13138–13141, (2009)
  3. X. Hao, N.Y. Chan, D.E. Dunstan and T.A. Smith, “Spectroscopy of Conjugated Polymers Aligned in an Electric Field”, J. Phys. Chem. C. , 113, 11657–11661 (2009)
  4. X. Hao, T. Ryan, M.F. Bailey and T.A. Smith, “Fluorescence-based analytical ultracentrifugation molecular weight determination of water-soluble light emitting conjugated polymers”, Macromolecules, 42, 2737-2740 (2009)
  5. X.M. Wen, T.A. Smith, K.P. Ghiggino, L.V. Dao and P. Hannaford, “Observation of back surface reflection in GaAs excited by ultrashort pulses”, Applied Physics Letters 94, 102101-1/3, (2009)
  6. X.M. Wen, C.N. Lincoln,, T.A. Smith, L.V. Dao and P. Hannaford, “Characterization of the back surface reflection in InP using femtosecond luminescence up-conversion”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 42 (2009) 045115
  7. T.A. Smith, C.N. Lincoln and D.K. Bird, “Time-Resolved Fluorescence in Microscopy” in Fluorescence Applications in Biotechnology and Life Sciences, E.M. Goldys (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN 978-0-470-08370-3, pp 195-221 (2009)


  1. L. Hirvonen, O. Mandula, K. Wicker and R. Heintzmann”Structured illumination microscopy using photoswitchable fluorescent proteins”, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 6861, 68610L (2008); doi:10.1117/12.763021
  2. Yang, Y., Tay, B.K., Sun, X.W., Han, Z.J., Shen, Z.X., Lincoln, C., Smith, T. “Effective photoluminescence modification of ZnO nanocombs by plasma immersion ion implantation”, 2008 2nd IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference, INEC 2008, art. no. 4585429, pp. 20-24 (
  3. C. X. Xu, G. P. Zhu, X. Li, Y. Yang, S. T. Tan, X. W. Sun, C. Lincoln and T. A. Smith “Growth and spectral analysis of ZnO nanotubes”, J. Applied Physics, (2008), 103, 094303
  4. T.A. Smith, A.J. Trevitt, P.J. Wearne, E.J. Bieske, L.J. McKimmie and D.K. Bird, “Morphology Dependent Resonance Emission from Individual Micron-Sized Particles”, Springer Series on Fluorescence: Fluorescence of Supermolecules, Polymers, and Nanosystems, vol. 4, M.N. Berberan-Santos (Ed.) 2008, XVIII, 468 ISBN: 978-3-540-73927-2, pp 415-429
  5. D.K. Bird, A.L. Schneider, A. Watkinson, B. Finnin and T.A. Smith, “Navigating Transdermal Diffusion with Multiphoton Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging”, J. Microscopy, (2008),230(1), 61-69
  6. J.L. Adcock, P.S. Francis, T.A. Smith and N.W. Barnett, “The characteristic red chemiluminescence from reactions with acidic potassium permanganate: further spectroscopic evidence for a manganese(II) emitter”, Analyst (2008), 133(1), 49-51
  7. X. M. Wen, L. Van Dao, P. Hannaford, E.-C. Cho, Y. H. Cho and M.A. Green, Ultrafast transient grating spectroscopy in silicon quantum dots, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (in Press)
  8. X. M. Wen, J.A. Davis, L.V. Dao, P. Hannaford, V.A. Coleman, H.H. Tan, C. Jagadish, K. Koike, S. Sasa, M. Inoue and M. Yano, Thermal quenching of photoluminescence in ion implanted and rapid thermal annealed ZnO/ZnMgO multiple quantum wells, Journal of Luminescence 129, 153-157 (2008)
  9. X. M. Wen, L. Van Dao, P. Hannaford, Mokkapati, S., Tan, H. H., Jagadish, C., Electron dynamics in modulation p-doped InGaAs/GaAs quantum dots, European Physical Journal B 62, 65-70 (2008)


  1. D.K. Bird, K.M. Agg, N.W. Barnett and T.A. Smith, “Time-Resolved Fluorescence Microscopy of Gunshot Residue: An Application to Forensic Science”, J. Microscopy, (2007) 226(Pt 1), 18-25
  2. J.R. Peterson, T.A. Smith and P. Thordarson, “Development of Ru-terpyridine cytochrome c bioconjugates” Chem. Commun. 2007, 19, 1899-1901
  3. T.A. Smith, D.K. Bird and J.W. Nuske, “A Phase-Locked, 10 MHz Reference Signal for Frequency Domain Time-Resolved Fluorescence Measurements”, Rev. Sci. Instr. 78(5), 053715/1-4 (2007)
  4. A.D. Kitchin, S. Velate, M. Chen, K.P. Ghiggino, T.A. Smith and R.P. Steer, “Photophysics of a Dithioester RAFT Polymerization Agent and the Acenaphthenyl Model Light-Harvesting Chromophore”. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. (2007) 6(8), 853-856
  5. T.A. Smith, C.A. Scholes and M.L. Gee, “Time-Resolved Evanescent Wave-Induced Fluorescence Studies of Macromolecular Adsorption”, Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering  (2007), 6483 (Complex Light and Optical Forces), 64830C/1-9
  6. D.K. Bird, S. Mathai, S.S. Stylli, T.A. Smith and K.P. Ghiggino, Two-photon characterization of microscopy of porphyrin photosensitisers.  Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering  (2007), 6442 (Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences VII), 64421L/1-9
  7. S. Mathai, D.K. Bird, S.S. Stylli, T.A. Smith and K.P. Ghiggino, “Two-photon Absorption Cross-Sections and Time-Resolved Fluorescence Imaging Using Porphyrin Photosensitisers”, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., (2007),  6, 1019 – 1026
  8. S. Mathai, T.A. Smith and K.P. Ghiggino, “Singlet Oxygen Quantum Yields of Potential Porphyrin-Based Photosensitisers for Photodynamic Therapy”, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., (2007), 6, 995 – 1002


  1. E.G. Moore, P.V. Bernhardt, M.J. Riley and T.A. Smith, “Electronic Energy-Transfer Rate Constants for Geometrical Isomers of a Bichromophoric Macrocyclic Complex”, Inorg. Chem. 45(1), 51-58, (2006)
  2. D.E. Gómez, J. van Embden, J. Jasieniak, T.A. Smith and P. Mulvaney, “Blinking and Surface Chemistry of Single CdSe Nanocrystals”, Small, 2(2), 204-208, (2006)
  3. T.A. Smith and K.P. Ghiggino, “Time-Resolved Fluorescence Studies of Energy Migration in Acenaphthylene-Containing Polymers”, Polymer International 55(7), 772-779 (2006)
  4. D.K. Bird, W Eliceiri, G White, “Optimized temporal response in multichannel two-photon fluorescence lifetime microscopy using a photonic crystal fibre” Journal of Microscopy, 224(3), 249-255 (2006)


  1. T.A. Smith, C.A. Scholes and M.L. Gee, “Polarized Time-Resolved Evanescent Wave-Induced Fluorescence Measurements”, in Reviews in Fluorescence, C.D. Geddes and J.R. Lakowicz (Eds), Springer Science, pp 245-270, 2005
  2. K.P. Ghiggino and T.A. Smith, “Energy Transfer and Trapping in Engineered Macromolecules”, in “Energy Harvesting Materials”, D.L. Andrews (Ed.) World Scientific, (2005), ISBN 981-256-412-8, Chapt 7., pp 219-243
  3. E.G. Moore, P.V. Bernhardt, A. Fürstenburg, M.J. Riley, T.A. Smith and E. Vauthey, “Tuning the Photophysical Behavior of Luminescent Cyclam derivatives by Cation Binding and Excited State Redox Potential”, J. Phys. Chem. A 109(17), 3788-3796 (2005)
  4. G. Ramachandran, T.A. Smith, D.E. Gómez and K.P. Ghiggino, “Synthesis and Fluorescence Characterisation of Poly(2,5-disulfo propoxy 1,4-phenylene vinylene) [DPS-PPV]”, Synth. Metals, 152, 17-20 (2005)
  5. P.S. Francis, N.W. Barnett, T.A. Smith, P.G. Spizzirri, X. Wang and E. Krausz, “ Infrared Chemiluminescence from the Oxidation of Ammonia in Aqueous Alkaline Solution”, Luminescence. 20, 442–444 (2005)


  1. T.A. Smith “Lasers in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Time-Resolved Fluorescence Measurements in Polymer Science” (ref. 952) Encyclopedia of Modern Optics, edited by Robert D. Guenther, Duncan G. Steel and Leopold Bayvel, Elsevier, Oxford, 2004. ISBN 0-12-227600-0.  vol 5, pp 184-192
  2. M.L. Gee, L. Lensun, T.A. Smith and C.A. Scholes, “The Determination of Molecular Conformational Changes of Proteins at an Interface Using Time-Resolved Evanescent Wave-Induced Fluorescence Anisotropy Measurements”, Eur. Biophys. J, (2004), 33(2), 130-139
  3. M. Chen, K.P. Ghiggino, T.A. Smith, S.H. Thang and G.J. Wilson, “Mechanisms of Excimer Formation in Poly(acenaphthylene)”, Aust. J. Chem. (2004) 57, 1175-77
  4. B. Radt, T. A. Smith, F. Caruso, “Optically Addressable Nanostructured Capsules”, Advanced Materials, (2004), 16(23-24), 2184-2189
  5. S. Hay, B.B. Wallace, T.A. Smith, K.P. Ghiggino and T. Wydrzynski, “Protein Engineering of Cytochrome b562 for Quinone Binding and Light-Induced Electron Transfer”, (2004), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 17675-17680


  1. D.A. Shipp, D.H. Solomon, T.A. Smith and G. Moad, “The Chain Length Dependence of Radical-Radical Termination in Free Radical Polymerization: A Pulsed Laser Photolysis Investigation”, Macromolecules, (2003), 36(6), 2032-2040
  2. M.L. Gee and T.A. Smith, “Shedding Light on the Conformation of Proteins and Other Macromolecules at an Interface”, Aust. J. Chem. (2003), 56, 1005-1012
  3. R. Gowri, G. Simon, Y. Cheng, T.A. Smith and L. Dai, “The Dependence of Benzo–15-Crown-5 Ether-Containing Oligo Paraphenylene Vinylene (CE-OPV) Emission Upon Complexation with Metal Ions in Solution”, J. Fluorescence (2003), 13(5), 427-436


  1. N.W. Barnett, B.J. Hindson, P. Jones and T.A. Smith, “Chemically Induced Phosphorescence from Manganese(II) During the Oxidation of Various Compounds by Manganese(III), Manganese(IV) and Manganese(VII) in Acidic Solutions, Analytica Chimica Acta (2002), 451(2),181-188
  2. T.A. Smith, L.M. Bajada and D.E. Dunstan, “Fluorescence Polarization Measurements of the Local Viscosity of Hydroxypropyl Guar in Solution”, Macromolecules, (2002), 35, 2736-2742
  3. T.A. Smith, N. Lokan, N. Cabral, S.R. Davies, M.N. Paddon-Row and K.P. Ghiggino, “Photophysics of Novel Donor-{Saturated Rigid Hydrocarbon Bridge}-Acceptor Systems Exhibiting Efficient Excitation Energy Transfer”, J. Photochem, Photobiol. A: Chem. (2002) 149, 55-69
  4. T.A. Smith, L.M. Bajada and D.E. Dunstan, “Fluorescence Anisotropy Measurements of the Dynamic Behaviour of Biopolymers”, Special Publication – Royal Society of Chemistry (2002), 278(Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 11), 54-64
  5. L. Lensun, T.A. Smith and M.L. Gee, “The Partial Denaturation of Silica-Adsorbed Bovine Serum Albumin Determined by Time-Resolved Evanescent Wave-Induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy”, Langmuir, (2002), 18(25), 9924-9931