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Prashant Nagpal

Prashant Nagpal

Phone: 505-665-0382
Email: nagpal@lanl.gov

Professional Carrer

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Lab, 2010-present
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 2004-2009


  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2009
  • B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, I.I.T. Delhi, 2004

Selected Awards

  • MRS Student Gold Award, MRS Fall Meeting 2009.
  • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota.

Selected publications

  • Nagpal, P. & Klimov, V.I. "Role of mid-gap states in charge transport and photoconductivity in semiconductor nanocrystal films" Nature Communications, 2:486 (2011). - download pdf - Highlight from MRS Bulletin
  • P. Nagpal, N. Lindquist, S. Oh, D. Norris; "Ultrasmooth Patterned Metals for Plasmonics and Metamaterials", Science, 2009, 325, 594-597.
  • N. Lindquist, P. Nagpal, D. Norris, S. Oh; "Three-dimensional Plasmonic Nanofocusing", Nano Letters, 2010, 10, 1369-1373.
  • P. Nagpal, S.E. Han, A. Stein, D. Norris; "Efficient Low-Temperature Thermophotovoltaic Emitters from Metallic Photonic Crystals", Nano Letters, 2008, 8, 3238-3243.


  • P. Nagpal, A.N. Bhaskarwar, "A process for continuous production of colloidal liquid aphrons", Patent Applied in 2005
  • P. Nagpal, A.N. Bhaskarwar, "Efficient Bi-phasic reactions using phase transfer catalyst in colloidal liquid aphrons", Patent applied in 2006
  • P. Nagpal, D. Norris, "Ultrasmooth patterned metals"; Application Pending.
  • S.E. Han, P. Nagpal, D. Norris, "Modifying the glow of a hot metal"; Application Pending.

August 2010

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