PUBLICATIONS

2020
46. Ultrasmall AgNPs impregnated biocompatible hydrogel with highly effective biofilm elimination propertiesHanif Haidari, Zlatko Kopecki, Richard Bright, Allison J. Cowin, Sanjay Garg, Nirmal Goswami(Corresponding Author), and Krasimir Vasilev*, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020, 12 (37), 41011–41025. (2019 Impact Factor: 8.758)
45. Interfacial Engineering of Gold Nanoclusters for Biomedical Applications, Genji Srinivasulu Yuvasri, Qiaofeng Yao, Nirmal Goswami, Jianping Xie, Materials Horizons, 2020, Accepted. (2019 Impact Factor: 12.319)
44. Effect of the support composition on catalytic and physicochemical properties of Ni catalysts in oxy-steam reforming of methane, Paweł Mierczynski, Magdalena Mosinska, Natalia Stepinska, Karolina Chalupka, Magdalena Nowosielska, Waldemar Maniukiewicz, Jacek Rogowski, Nirmal Goswami, Krasimir Vasilev, Malgorzta I Szynkowska.  Catalysis Today 2020. (2019 Impact Factor: 5.825)
43. The Impact of Engineered Silver Nanomaterials on the Immune System, Neethu Ninan, Nirmal Goswami, and Krasimir Vasilev.  Nanomaterials 2020,10 (5), 967. (2019 Impact Factor: 4.324)
2019
42. Spatially Localized Synthesis of Metal Nanoclusters on Clay Nanotubes and Their Catalytic Performance, Nirmal Goswami* (Corresponding Author), Bhabananda Biswas, Ravi Naidu, Krasimir Vasilev, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2019, 7 (22), 18350-18358; Highlighted as Cover Article; (2019 Impact Factor: 7.632)
41. Ultrasmall Gold Nanocluster Based Antibacterial Nanoaggregates for Infectious Wound Healing, Aswathy Ravindran Girija, Sivakumar Balasubramanian, Richard Bright, Allison J Cowin, Nirmal Goswami* (Corresponding Author), Krasimir Vasilev. ChemNanoMat 2019, 5 (9), 1176-1181; Highlighted as Cover Article; (2019 Impact Factor: 3.384)
40. The interplay between size and valence state on the antibacterial activity of sub-10 nm silver nanoparticles, Hanif Haidari, Nirmal Goswami, Richard Bright, Zlatko Kopecki, Allison Cowin, Sanjay Garg, Krasimir Vasilev, Nanoscale Advances 2019, 1 (6), 2365-2371; (2019 Impact Factor: Pending)
39. Biocompatible functionalisation of nanoclays for improved environmental remediation, Bhabananda Biswas, Laurence Warr, Emily Hilder, Nirmal Goswami, Mohammad Rahman, Jock Churchman, Krasimir Vasilev, Gang Pan, Ravi Naidu, Chemical Society Reviews 2019, 48 (14), 3740-3770; Highlighted as Cover Article; (2019 Impact Factor: 42.845)
38. Core-In-Cage Structure Regulated Properties of Ultra-Small Gold Nanoparticles Nirmal Goswami* (Corresponding Author), Richard Bright, Rahul Madathiparambil Visalakshan, Bhabananda Biswas, Peter Zilm, Krasimir Vasilev, Nanoscale Advances 2019, 1 (6), 2356-2364; (2019 Impact Factor: Pending)
37. AIE-Type Metal Nanoclusters: Synthesis, Luminescence, Fundamentals and Applications (Book Chapter) Genji Srinivasulu Yuvasri, Nirmal Goswami, Jianping Xie, Principles and Applications of Aggregation-Induced Emission, 2019, 265-289
2018
36. Ligands Modulate Reaction Pathway in the Hydrogenation of 4-Nitrophenol Catalyzed by Gold Nanoclusters Ricca Rahman Nasaruddin, Tiankai Chen, Jingguo Li, Nirmal Goswami, Jiaguang Zhang, Ning Yan, Jianping Xie, ChemCatChem 2018, 10 (2), 395-402; (2019 Impact Factor: 4.853)
35. pH-Responsive aggregation-induced emission of Au nanoclusters and crystallization of the Au (i)–thiolate shell Jianxing Wang, Nirmal Goswami, Tong Shu, Lei Su, Xueji Zhang, Materials Chemistry Frontiers 2018, 2 (5), 923-928; (2019 Impact Factor: 6.788)
34. Cyclodextrin–gold nanocluster decorated TiO 2 enhances photocatalytic decomposition of organic pollutants Haiguang Zhu, Nirmal Goswami, Qiaofeng Yao, Tiankai Chen, Yanbiao Liu, Qingfeng Xu, Dongyun Chen, Jianmei Lu, Jianping Xie, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2018, 6 (3), 1102-1108; (2019 Impact Factor: 11.301)
2017
33. In Situ Fabrication of Flexible, Thermally Stable, Large-Area, Strongly Luminescent Copper Nanocluster/Polymer Composite Films Zhenguang Wang, Yuan Xiong, Stephen V Kershaw, Bingkun Chen, Xuming Yang, Nirmal Goswami, Wing-Fu Lai, Jianping Xie, Andrey L Rogach, Chemistry of Materials 2017, 29 (23), 10206-10211; (2019 Impact Factor: 9.567)
32. Unraveling the molecular mechanism of photosynthetic toxicity of highly fluorescent silver nanoclusters to Scenedesmus obliquus Li Zhang, Nirmal Goswami, Jianping Xie, Bo Zhang, Yiliang He, Scientific reports 2017, 7 (1), 16432; (2019 Impact Factor: 3.998)
31. Engineering gold-based radiosensitizers for cancer radiotherapy Nirmal Goswami, Zhentao Luo, Xun Yuan, David Tai Leong, Jianping Xie, Materials Horizons 2017, 4 (5), 817-831; (2019 Impact Factor: 12.319)
2016
30. Mechanistic exploration and controlled synthesis of precise thiolate-gold nanoclustersNirmal Goswami, Qiaofeng Yao, Tiankai Chen, Jianping Xie, Coordination Chemistry Reviews 2016, 329, 1-15; (2019 Impact Factor: 15.367)
29. Silica Nanoparticles: Probing the Microporous Structure of Silica Shell Via Aggregation-Induced Emission in Au (I)-Thiolate@ SiO2 Nanoparticle, Tingting Zhao, Nirmal Goswami, Jingguo Li, Qiaofeng Yao, Yan Zhang, John Wang, Dan Zhao, Jianping Xie, Small 2016, 12 (47), 6536-6536; (2019 Impact Factor: 11.459)
28. Uptake and effect of highly fluorescent silver nanoclusters on Scenedesmus obliquus, Li Zhang, Yiliang He, Nirmal Goswami, Jianping Xie, Bo Zhang, Xianji Tao, Chemosphere 2016, 153, 322-331; (2019 Impact Factor: 5.778)
27. Highly Luminescent Thiolated Gold Nanoclusters Impregnated in NanogelNirmal Goswami, Fangxiong Lin, Yanbiao Liu, David Tai Leong, Jianping Xie, Chemistry of Materials 2016, 28 (11), 4009-4016; (2019 Impact Factor: 9.567)
26. Functionalization of metal nanoclusters for biomedical applications, Xiao-Rong Song, Nirmal Goswami, Huang-Hao Yang, Jianping Xie, Analyst 2016, 141 (11), 3126-3140; (2019 Impact Factor: 3.978)
25. Insights into the effect of surface ligands on the optical properties of thiolated Au25 nanoclusters, Xun Yuan, Nirmal Goswami, Weiliang Chen, Qiaofeng Yao, Jianping Xie, Chemical Communications 2016, 52 (30), 5234-5237; Highlighted as Cover Article; (2019 Impact Factor: 5.996)
24. Luminescent metal nanoclusters with aggregation-induced emissionNirmal Goswami, Qiaofeng Yao, Zhentao Luo, Jingguo Li, Tiankai Chen, Jianping Xie, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2016, 7 (6), 962-975; (2019 Impact Factor: 6.71)
23. Converting ultrafine silver nanoclusters to monodisperse silver sulfide nanoparticles via a reversible phase transfer protocol, Yan Feng, Qiaofeng Yao, Jingguo Li, Nirmal Goswami, Jianping Xie, Jun Yang, Nano Research 2016, 9 (4), 942–950; (2019 Impact Factor: 8.183)
2015
22. Enhancing stability through ligand-shell engineering: A case study with Au25 (SR) 18 nanoclusters, Xun Yuan#, Nirmal Goswami# (# equal contribution), Ivan Mathews, Yong Yu, Jianping Xie, Nano Research 2015, 8 (11), 3488-3495; (2019 Impact Factor: 8.183)
21. Chapter 11: Functionalization & Application (Book Chapter) Nirmal Goswami, Jingguo Li, Jianping Xie, Protected Metal Clusters: From Fundamentals to Applications, 2015, Elsevier 9, 297-345
2014
20. Surface Engineering for Controlled Nanocatalysis: Key Dynamical Events from Ultrafast Electronic SpectroscopyNirmal Goswami, Siddhi Chaudhuri, Anupam Giri, Peter Lemmens, Samir Kumar Pal, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118 (40), 23434–23442; (2019 Impact Factor: 4.189)
19. Recent advances in the synthesis, characterization, and biomedical applications of ultrasmall thiolated silver nanoclusters, Kaiyuan Zheng, Yuan Xun, Nirmal Goswami, Qingbo Zhang, Jianping Xie, RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 60581-60596; (2019 Impact Factor: 3.119)
18. Bio-NCs – the marriage of ultrasmall metal nanoclusters with biomoleculesNirmal Goswami, Kaiyuan Zheng, Jianping Xie, Nanoscale, 2014, 6 (22), 13328-13347; (2019 Impact Factor: 6.895)
17. Unprecedented Catalytic Activity of Mn3O4 Nanoparticles: Potential Lead of a Sustainable Therapeutic Agent for Hyperbilirubinemia, Anupam Giri, Nirmal Goswami, Chandan Sasmal, Nabarun Polley, Dipanwita Majumdar, Sounik Sarkar, Sambhu Nath Bandyopadhyay, Achintya Singh, Samir Kumar Pal, RSC Advances (Communication), 2014, 4, 5075-5079; (2019 Impact Factor: 3.119)
16. Luminescent AgAu alloy clusters derived from Ag nanoparticles: Manifestations of tunable AuI-CuI metallophilic interactions, Kumaranchira R. Krishnadas, Thumu Udayabhaskararao, Susobhan Choudhury, Nirmal Goswami, Samir Kumar Pal, Thalappil Pradeep, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 5, 908; (2019 Impact Factor: 2.529)
15. Luminescent Iron Clusters in SolutionNirmal Goswami, Ananya Baksi, Anupam Giri, Paulrajpillai Lourdu Xavier, Gautam Basu, Thalappil Pradeep, Samir Kumar Pal, Nanoscale, 2014, 6 (3), 1848-1854; (2019 Impact Factor: 6.895)
2013
14. A potential carcinogenic pyrene derivative under förster resonance energy transfer to various energy acceptors in nanoscopic environments, Soma Banerjee, Nirmal Goswami, Samir Kumar Pal, ChemPhysChem, 2013, 14 (15), 3581-3593; (2019 Impact Factor: 3.144)
13. MoS2 nanocrystals confined in a DNA matrix exhibiting energy transferNirmal Goswami, Anupam Giri, Samir Kumar Pal, Langmuir, 2013, 29 (36), 11471-11478; (2019 Impact Factor: 3.557)
12. Bio–Nanomaterials: Understanding Key Biophysics and Their Applications (Book Chapter), Anupam Giri, Nirmal Goswami, Soumik Sarkar, Samir Kumar Pal, STUDIUM PRESS LLC, USA, 2013, 11, 269-338
11. Rational surface modification of Mn 3 O 4 nanoparticles to induce multiple photoluminescence and room-temperature ferromagnetism, Anupam Giri, Nirmal Goswami, Monalisa Pal, Myo Tay Zar Myint, Salim Al-Harthi, Achintya Singha, Barnali Ghosh, Joydeep Dutta, Samir Kumar Pal, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2013, 1 (9), 1885-1895; (2019 Impact Factor: 7.059)
10. Protein-encapsulated gold cluster aggregates: the case of lysozyme, Ananya Baksi, Paulrajpillai Lourdu Xavier, Kamalesh Chaudhari, Nirmal Goswami, Samir Kumar Pal, Thalappil Pradeep, Nanoscale, 2013, 5 (5), 2009-2016; (2019 Impact Factor: 6.895)
2012
9. Protein-Directed Synthesis of NIR-Emitting, Tunable HgS Quantum Dots and their Applications in Metal-Ion SensingNirmal Goswami, Anupam Giri, Shantimoy Kar, Megalamane Siddaramappa Bootharaju, Robin John, Paulrajpillai Lourdu Xavier, Thalappil Pradeep, Samir Kumar Pal, Small, 2012, 8 (20), 3175-3184; (2019 Impact Factor: 11.459)
8. Preparation of water-soluble L-arginine capped CdSe/ZnS QDs and their interaction with synthetic DNA: Picosecond-resolved FRET study, Anupam Giri, Nirmal Goswami, Peter Lemmens, Samir Kumar Pal, Materials Research Bulletin, 2012, 47 (8), 1912-1918; Highlighted as Cover Article; (2019 Impact Factor: 4.019)
7. Ag7Au6: A 13-Atom Alloy Quantum Cluster, Thumu Udayabhaskararao, Yan Sun, Nirmal Goswami, Samir K Pal, K Balasubramanian, Thalappil Pradeep, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2012, 51 (9), 2155-2159; (2019 Impact Factor: 12.959)
6. Emergence of multicolor photoluminescence in La0. 67Sr0. 33MnO3 nanoparticles, Anupam Giri, Nirmal Goswami, MS Bootharaju, Paulrajpillai Lourdu Xavier, Robin John, Nguyen TK Thanh, Thalappil Pradeep, Barnali Ghosh, AK Raychaudhuri, Samir Kumar Pal, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2012, 116 (48), 25623-25629; (2019 Impact Factor: 4.189)
5. Luminescent, bimetallic AuAg alloy quantum clusters in protein templates, Jyoti Sarita Mohanty, P Lourdu Xavier, Kamalesh Chaudhari, MS Bootharaju, Nirmal Goswami, SK Pal, T Pradeep, Nanoscale, 2012, 4 (14), 4255-4262; (2019 Impact Factor: 6.895)
2011
4. Copper Quantum Clusters in Protein Matrix: Potential Sensor of Pb2+ ionNirmal Goswami, Anupam Giri, Megalamane S Bootharaju, Paulrajpillai Lourdu Xavier, Thalappil Pradeep, Samir Kumar Pal, Analytical Chemistry, 2011, 83 (24), 9676–9680; (2019 Impact Factor: 6.785)
3. Slow solvent relaxation dynamics of nanometer sized reverse micellar systems through Tryptophan metabolite, Kynurenine Surajit Rakshit, Nirmal Goswami, Samir Kumar Pal, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2011, 88 (1), 38-45; (2019 Impact Factor: 2.721)
2. Protein-assisted synthesis route of metal nanoparticles: exploration of key chemistry of the biomoleculeNirmal Goswami, Ranajay Saha, Samir Kumar Pal, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2011, 1-11; (2019 Impact Factor: 2.132)
2010
1. Toward an alternative intrinsic probe for spectroscopic characterization of a proteinNirmal Goswami, Abhinandan Makhal, Samir Kumar Pal, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2010, 114 (46), 15236–15243; (2019 Impact Factor: 2.857)

CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology

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