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Lindsay Elliott (Assoc)

Lindsay Elliott is a NIST/UMD Research Scientist in the Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division and the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics at the University of Maryland. She received a B.S. in Chemistry from Purdue University and a Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her doctoral research focused on quantifying the free volume changes in temperature sensitive polymer brushes by tracking the diffusion of fluorescent molecular probes. She joined the staff at NIST in 2012 as an NRC Postdoctoral Researcher working on characterizing the efficiency of organic photovoltaics with transient voltage and current measurements. Subsequently, Lindsay characterized nanoparticles with photothermal microscopy as applied to biological organisms, complex polymer matrices, and in situ particle counting. At NIST/UMD, she is working to develop optical microscopy and fluidic devices for protein sequencing and water purification.

Selected Publications

  • Probing charge recombination dynamics in organic photovoltaic devices under open-circuit conditions, L.C.C. Elliott, J.I. Basham, K.P. Pernstich, P.R. Shrestha, L.J. Richter, D.M. DeLongchamp, D.J. Gundlach, Advanced Energy Materials 4, 1400356 (2014).
  • Single molecule tracking studies of lower critical solution temperature transition behavior in poly (N-isopropylacrylamide), L.C.C. Elliott, M. Barhoum, J.M. Harris, P.W. Bohn, Langmuir 27, 11037-11043 (2011).
  • Trajectory analysis of single molecules exhibiting non-Brownian motion, L.C.C. Elliott, M. Barhoum, J.M. Harris, P.W. Bohn, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 13, 4326-4334, (2011).


Separation, Sizing, and Quantitation of Engineered Nanoparticles in an Organism Model Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry and Image Analysis

Monique E. Johnson, Shannon Hanna, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Christopher M. Sims, Lindsay C. Elliott, Babak Nikoobakht, John T. Elliott, Richard D. Holbrook, Keana C. Scott, Karen E. Murphy, Elijah J. Petersen, Lee L. Yu, Bryant C. Nelson, Akshay Lingayat, Adrian C. Johnston
For environmental studies assessing uptake of orally ingested engineered nanoparticles (ENPs), a key step in ensuring accurate quantification of ingested ENPs

Quantification of carbon nanotubes in environmental matrices: Current capabilities, case studies, and future improvements

Elijah J. Petersen, D. X. Flores-Cervantes, Thomas Bucheli, Lindsay C. Elliott, Jeffrey A. Fagan, Alexander Gogos, Shannon Hanna, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Desiree L. Plata, Vytautas Reipa, Paul Westerhoff, Michael R. Winchester, Elisabeth Mansfield
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have numerous exciting potential applications approaching commercialization. As such, quantitative measurements of CNTs in key
Created February 22, 2019, Updated June 9, 2020