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Reuben T. Collins

  • Professor of Physics
  • CoorsTek 318
    Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401


  • B.A. Physics and Mathematics, University of Northern Iowa
  • M.S. Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D. Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology

Research Interests

Silicon allotropes, Synthesis and properties of quantized structures, Photovoltaics, Novel light emitting materials and devices, Microelectronics, Silicon compatible optoelectronics, Plasmonics, Scanning probe microscopy, Nanolithography, and Physics Education

Recent Publications

  • M.W. Ratzloff, J.H. Artz, D.W. Mulder, R.T. Collins, T.E. Furtak, P.W. King, "CO-Bridged H-Cluster Intermediates in the Catalytic Mechanism of [FeFe]-Hydrogenase CaI," Journal of the American Chemical Society. 140, 7623-7628  (2018). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b03072
  • R. Islam, G. Chen, P. Ramesh, J. Suh, N. Fuchigami, D. Lee, K.A. Littau, K. Weiner, R.T. Collins, K.C. Saraswat, "Investigation of the Changes in Electronic Properties of Nickel Oxide (NiOx) Due to UV/Ozone Treatment," Acs Appl Mater Inter. 9, 17202-17208  (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b01629
  • T. Y. Guan, G. Klafehn, C. Kendrick, S. Theingi, I. Airuoyo, M. T. Lusk, P. Stradins, P.C. Taylor, R. T.  Collins, "Bandgap and carrier transport engineering of quantum confined mixed phase nanocrystalline/amorphous silicon," 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Portland, OR, 2780-2785 (2016). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2016.7750158
  • S. Theingi, T.Y. Guan, C. Kendrick, G. Klafehn, B.P. Gorman, P.C. Taylor, M.T. Lusk, P. Stradins, R.T. Collins, "Size dependence of the bandgap of plasma synthesized silicon nanoparticles through direct introduction of sulfur hexafluoride," Appl Phys Lett. 107, 163111 (1-5) (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4934570
  • U. Koldemir, J.L. Braid, A. Morgenstern, M. Eberhart, R.T. Collins, D.C. Olson, A. Sellinger, "Molecular Design for Tuning Work Functions of Transparent Conducting Electrodes," J. of Phys. Chem. Lett. 6, 2269-2276  (2015). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b00420
  • J.L. Braid, U. Koldemir, A. Sellinger, R.T. Collins, T.E. Furtak, D.C. Olson, "Conjugated Phosphonic Acid Modified Zinc Oxide Electron Transport Layers for Improved Performance in Organic Solar Cells," ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 6, 19229-19234  (2014). DOI: 10.1021/am505182c
  • J. Cheng, S.J. Rathi, P. Stradins, G.L. Frey, R.T. Collins, S.K.R. Williams, "Free standing silica thin films with highly ordered perpendicular nanopores," RSC Advances 4, 7627-7633  (2014). DOI: 10.1039/c3ra46666c
  • K.G. Kiriluk, J.D. Fields, B.J. Simonds, Y.P. Pai, P.L. Miller, T. Su, B. Yan, J. Yang, S. Guha, A. Madan, S.E. Shaheen, P.C. Taylor, R.T. Collins, "Highly efficient charge transfer in nanocrystalline Si:H solar cells," Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 133101-133104 (2013). DOI:10.1063/1.4795940
  • M.R. Bergren, B.J. Simonds, B. Yan, G. Yue, R. Ahrenkiel, T.E. Furtak, R.T. Collins, P.C. Taylor, M.C. Beard, "Electron transfer in hydrogenated nanocrystalline silicon observed by time-resolved terahertz spectroscopy," Physical Review B 87, 081301 (2013). DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.87.081301

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