JORDAN GERTON portrait
  • Director, Center for Science and Mathematics Education
  • Associate Professor, Physics And Astronomy

Publications

  • Wang M., Richey-Simonsen L.R. & Gerton J.M. (2021). Spectral signatures of transverse optical modes in semiconductor nanowires. (pp. 42-49). Vol. 8. Optica. Published, 02/01/2021.
  • Qian Y., Magginetti D.J., Jeon S., Yoon Y., Olsen T.L., Wang M., Gerton J.M. & Yoon H.P. (2020). Heterogeneous optoelectronic characteristics of Si micropillar arrays fabricated by metal-assisted chemical etching. Vol. 10. Scientific Reports. Published, 12/01/2020.
  • Jason May, L.A. Barth-Cohen, J.M. Gerton & C. De Grandi (2020). Students’ dynamic engagement with experimental data in a physics laboratory setting. Proceedings of the 2020 Physics Education Research Conference. 315-320. Published, 08/27/2020.
  • Jason Martineau, R. Menon, E.M. Jorgensen & J.M. Gerton (2019). A Proposed Method for Optimizing the Spectral Discernibility of Engineered Point-spread Functions for Localization Microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis. Vol. 25, 1232 - 1233. Published, 08/05/2019.
  • Krim J.S., Coté L.E., Schwartz R.S., Stone E.M., Cleeves J.J., Barry K.J., Burgess W., Buxner S.R., Gerton J.M., Horvath L., Keller J.M., Lee S.C., Locke S.M. & Rebar B.M. (2019). Models and impacts of science research experiences: A review of the literature of cures, ures, and tres. Vol. 18. CBE Life Sciences Education. Published, 01/01/2019.
  • Jason Martineau, R. Menon, E.M. Jorgensen & J.M. Gerton (2018). Precisely Localizing Wavelength Sensitive Point-Spread Functions Engineered With a Silicon Oxide Phase Plate. Microscopy and Microanalysis. Vol. 24, 1364-1365. Published, 08/01/2018.
  • Richey-Simonsen L., Borys N., Kuykendall T., Schuck P., Aloni S. & Gerton J. (2017). Investigating surface effects of GaN nanowires using confocal microscopy at below-band gap excitation. (pp. 4076-4086). Vol. 32. Journal of Materials Research. Published, 11/14/2017.
  • Analía Dall'Asén, Sophia I. Dimas, Sarah Tyler, Jessica F. Johnston, Timothy R. Anderton, Inese I. Ivans, Jordan M. Gerton, Benjamin C. Bromley & Scott J. Kenyon (2017). Mapping the composition of chondritic meteorite Northwest Africa 3118 with micro-Raman spectroscopy. Spectroscopy Letters. Vol. 50, 417-425. Published, 08/04/2017.
  • Amihai Meiri, Carl G. Ebeling, Jason Martineau, Zeev Zalevsky, Jordan M. Gerton & Rajesh Menon (2017). Interference based localization of single emitters. Optics Express. Vol. 25, 17174-17191. Published, 07/24/2017.
  • Ebeling, Carl G., Meiri, Amihai, Martineau, Jason, Zalevsky, Zeev, Gerton, Jordan M. & Menon, Rajesh (2015). Increased localization precision by interference fringe analysis. Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). Published, 2015.
  • Meiri, Amihai, Ebeling, Carl, Martineau, Jason, Zalevsky, Zeev, Gerton, Jordan & Menon, Rajesh (2015). Improvement in In-Plane Localization Precision of Nanoparticles Using Interference Analysis. Optical Society of America (OSA). JW2A.88. Published, 2015.
  • Meiri, Amihai, Ebeling, Carl, Martineau, Jason, Zalevsky, Zeev, Gerton, Jordan & Menon, Rajesh (2015). Self-Interference of Coherent and Incoherent Signals for Sub-Nanometer Localization of Single Emitters. JW3A.3. Published, 2015.
  • Meiri, Amihai, Ebeling, Carl, Martineau, Jason, Zalevsky, Zeev, Gerton, Jordan & Menon, Rajesh (2015). Sub-Nanometer Particle Tracking by Point-Spread-Function Spatial Modulation. Optical Society of America (OSA). NM2C.3. Published, 2015.
  • Ebeling, Carl G., Gerton, Jordan, Menon, Rajesh & Wang, Peng (2014). Hyper-spectral imaging in scanning-confocal-fluorescence microscopy using a novel broadband diffractive optic. Elsevier BV. Vol. 324, 73-80. Published, 2014.
  • Ebeling, Carl G., Gerton, Jordan M., Ilovitsh, Tali, Jorgensen, Erik M., Meiri, Amihai, Menon, Rajesh & Zalevsky, Zeev (2014). Improved localization accuracy in stochastic super-resolution fluorescence microscopy by K-factor image deshadowing. Optical Society of America (OSA). Vol. 5(1), 244. Published, 2014.
  • Gerton, Jordan M., Ghimire, Anil & Shafran, Eyal (2014). Using a Sharp Metal Tip to Control the Polarization and Direction of Emission from a Quantum Dot. Nature Publishing Group. Vol. 4, 6456. Published, 2014.
  • Ebeling, Carl, Gerton, Jordan M., Ilovitsh, Tali, Jorgensen, Erik M., Meiri, Amihai, Menon, Rajesh & Zalevsky, Zeev (2013). Image processing for super-resolution localization in fluorescence microscopy. Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 1-4. Published, 2013.
  • Perrault, Jacques, Ruedas, John B., Saffarian, Saveez, Landesman, Michael, Gerton, Jordan, Ghimire, Anil, Hodges, Jeffery A., Gudheti, Manasa V. & Tang, Xiaolin (2013). A Polymerase Super Complex within Vesicular Stomatitis Virus. Elsevier BV. Vol. 104(2), 415a. Published, 2013.
  • Gerton, Jordan M., Ghimire, Anil, Gudheti, Manasa V., Hodges, Jeffery, Jorgensen, Erik M., Landesman, Michael B., Perrault, Jacques, Ruedas, John B., Saffarian, Saveez & Tang, Xiaolin (2013). Asymmetric packaging of polymerases within vesicular stomatitis virus. Elsevier BV. Vol. 440(2), 271-276. Published, 2013.
  • Hodges, Jeffery, Saffarian, Saveez, Ghimire, Anil & Gerton, Jordan (2012). Far Field Fluorescence and AFM Superposition with 10nm Special Resolution. Elsevier BV. Vol. 102(3), 210a. Published, 2012.
  • Kim, Hyunjeong, Rogachev, A., Jamali, Shirin, Djidjou, Thaddee K., Ghimire, Anil & Gerton, Jordan M. (2012). Effect of magnetic Gd impurities on the superconducting state of amorphous Mo-Ge thin films with different thickness and morphology. American Physical Society (APS). Vol. 86(2). Published, 2012.
  • Mangum, B & Gerton, J (2011). Resolving Single Fluorophores Within Dense Ensembles: Contrast Limits of Tip-Enhanced Fluorescence Microscopy. Cambridge University Press (CUP). Vol. 17(S2), 28-29. Published, 2011.
  • Zang, Ling, Chaudhuri, Debangshu, Li, Dongbo, Shafran, Eyal, Che, Yanke, Lupton, John M. & Gerton, Jordan M. (2011). Enhancing Long-Range Exciton Guiding in Molecular Nanowires by H-Aggregation Lifetime Engineering. American Chemical Society (ACS). Vol. 11(2), 488-492. Published, 2011.
  • Mangum, B, Shafran, E & Gerton, J (2011). Carbon Nanotubes as Optoelectronic Energy Transducers. Cambridge University Press (CUP). Vol. 17(S2), 1516-1517. Published, 2011.
  • Shaham, S, Watanabe, S, Gerton, J, Jorgensen, E, Oikonomou, G & Ebeling, C (2011). Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Actin in a Sensory Glial Cell using Bi-Plane PALM. Cambridge University Press (CUP). Vol. 17(S2), 16-17. Published, 2011.
  • Shafran, Eyal, Gerton, Jordan M. & Mangum, Benjamin D. (2011). Using the Near-Field Coupling of a Sharp Tip to Tune Fluorescence-Emission Fluctuations during Quantum-Dot Blinking. American Physical Society (APS). Vol. 107(3). Published, 2011.
  • Gerton, Jordan M., Shafran, Eyal & Mangum, Benjamin D. (2010). Energy Transfer from an Individual Quantum Dot to a Carbon Nanotube. American Chemical Society (ACS). Vol. 10(10), 4049-4054. Published, 2010.
  • Gerton, Jordan M., Mangum, Benjamin D., Mu, Chun & Shafran, Eyal (2009). Three-Dimensional Mapping of Near-Field Interactions via Single-Photon Tomography. American Chemical Society (ACS). Vol. 9(10), 3440-3446. Published, 2009.
  • Mu, Chun, Gerton, Jordan M., Mangum, Benjamin D. & Xie, Changan (2008). Nanoscale Fluorescence Microscopy Using Carbon Nanotubes. Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Vol. 14(1), 206-216. Published, 2008.
  • Mangum, Benjamin D., Shafran, Eyal, Gerton, Jordan M. & Chun Mu (2008). Nanoscale fluorescence microscopy using carbon nanotubes. Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 81-82. Published, 2008.
  • Gerton, J., Raikh, M., Mishchenko, E., Mkhitaryan, V. & Fang, Y. (2008). Scattering of Plasmons at the Intersection of Two Metallic Nanotubes: Implications for Tunneling. American Physical Society (APS). Vol. 101(25). Published, 2008.
  • Mu, Chun, Gerton, Jordan M. & Mangum, Benjamin D. (2008). Resolving single fluorophores within dense ensembles: contrast limits of tip-enhanced fluorescence microscopy. Optical Society of America (OSA). Vol. 16(9), 6183. Published, 2008.
  • Changan Xie, Chun Mu, Cox, Jonathan R. & Gerton, Jordan M. (2007). Nanoscale fluorescence imaging using a single-wall carbon nanotube. Optical Society of America (OSA). 1-2. Published, 2007.
  • Mu, Chun, Xie, Changan, Gerton, Jordan M. & Cox, Jonathan R. (2007). Optimizing Contrast of Tip-Enhanced Fluorescence Microscopy for Imaging High-Density Samples. Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 1-2. Published, 2007.
  • Changan Xie, Chun Mu, Cox, Jonathan R. & Gerton, Jordan M. (2007). Optimizing contrast of tip-enhanced fluorescence microscopy for imaging high-density samples. Optical Society of America (OSA). 1-2. Published, 2007.
  • Ma, Ziyang, Quake, Stephen, Wade, Lawrence & Gerton, Jordan (2006). Fluorescence Near-Field Microscopy of DNA at Sub-10 nm Resolution. American Physical Society (APS). Vol. 97(26). Published, 2006.
  • Xie, Changan, Cox, Jonathan R., Gerton, Jordan M. & Mu, Chun (2006). Tip-enhanced fluorescence microscopy of high-density samples. AIP Publishing. Vol. 89(14), 143117. Published, 2006.
  • Wade, Lawrence, Lessard, Guillaume, Ma, Z., Gerton, Jordan & Quake, Stephen (2004). Tip-Enhanced Fluorescence Microscopy at 10 Nanometer Resolution. American Physical Society (APS). Vol. 93(18). Published, 2004.

Research Groups

  • Sanduni Fernando, Graduate Student. physics and astronomy. 12/11/2017 - present.
  • Jason May, Graduate Student. physics and astronomy. 08/14/2017 - present.
  • Maoji Wang, Graduate Student. physics and astronomy. 05/01/2017 - present.
  • Lauren Simonsen, Graduate Student. physics and astronomy. 01/01/2014 - 05/30/2019.
  • Jason Martineau, Graduate Student. physics and astronomy. 01/01/2014 - 05/30/2019.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • The Utah Collaborative for Equitable STEM Teaching. PI: Holly Godsey. Co-PI(s): Jordan Gerton; Lauren Barth-Cohen; Mary Burbank; Anne Cook. National Science Foundation, 03/01/2021 - 02/28/2026. Total project budget to date: $1,449,647.00
  • University of Utah Driving Change Learning Community grant. PI: Jordan Gerton. Co-PI(s): Holly Godsey; Gina Frey; Tino Nyawelo; Cynthia Furse. Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 03/01/2021 - 02/28/2022. Total project budget to date: $50,000.00
  • Investigating the Development of STEM-Positive Identities of Refugee Teens in a Physics Out-of-School Time Experience. PI: Tino Nyawelo. Co-PI(s): Jordan Gerton; John Matthews; Sarah Braden. National Science Foundation, 09/01/2020 - 08/31/2023. Total project budget to date: $1,488,232.00
  • Exploring Students’ Learning of Data Analysis in a Three-Dimensional Lab Environment. PI: Lauren Barth-Cohen. Co-PI(s): Jordan Gerton; Claudia De Grandi. National Science Foundation, 07/01/2020 - 06/30/2023. Total project budget to date: $299,191.00
  • RAPID: The Impacts of Graduate Education Policies and Practices on the Success and Career Goals of Graduate Students in Physics & Astronomy. PI: Ramón Barthelemy. Co-PI(s): Jordan Gerton; Pearl Sandick. National Science Foundation, 10/01/2019 - 09/30/2021. Total project budget to date: $198,143.00
  • Utah Pathways to STEM (UPSTEM) Initiative. PI: Holly Godsey. Co-PI(s): Jordan Gerton, Craig Caldwell, Martha Bradley, Diane Pataki. Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 10/01/2017 - 09/30/2022. Total project budget to date: $1,050,000.00
  • Building Coherence in STEM Learning Opportunities for Pre-Service Elementary Teachers across Disciplinary Boundaries. PI: Lauren Barth-Cohen. Co-PI(s): Jordan Gerton, Aaron Bertram. National Science Foudation, 08/03/2017 - 08/02/2019. Total project budget to date: $299,976.00