# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Chemistry by Title

• (1990)
Chemical and spectroscopic studies on the nickel enzyme methyl-CoM reductase from M. thermoautotrophicum (strain $\Delta$H) were undertaken to better characterize the nickel site. The major goals of this work are two-fold: ...

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• (2016-11-21)
Photovoltaic (PV) technology holds great promises to become one of the renewable alternatives that can eventually replace the depleting fossil fuel reserves. Challenges, however, remain in various disciplines to achieve a ...

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• (2013-05-24)
Efficiency metrics for some solid-state electronic materials systems have progressed to the point where theoretical limits are being approached. Gallium nitride-based light-emitting diodes and silicon solar cells, for ...

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• (2009)
This thesis presents the fabrication of semiconductor wires, ribbons or bars by using special etching, top down approaches, and a printed assembly of optical and electronics systems by using elastomeric stamps. I describe ...

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• (2009)
The incorporation of nanofluidic elements between microfluidic channels to form hybrid microfludic/nanofluidic architectures allows the extension of microfluidic systems into the third dimension, thus removing the constraints ...

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• (1980)
This thesis establishes the elementary theory of three well known spectroscopic techniques and then combines them to bring forth a new and highly successful method of microwave spectroscopy. After a short introduction to ...

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• (1995)
Electron transfer is a fundamental chemical process. It involves the movement of localized electronic charge from one atom, ion, or molecule to another. Despite its obvious fundamental nature, its practical importance, and ...

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• (1992)
This research concerns the development of electrochemical techniques and the application of these techniques to the quantitative study of kinetic electrode reaction events in the microsecond and nanosecond regimes.

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• (2019-04-15)
Fast photoemissive probes of two different varieties were designed and their behavior under shock compression was explored. The first probe was dye-doped silica microspheres, which were found to have 3.5× improved emission ...

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• (1971)

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• (2011-08-26)
Electron transfer (ET) reactions are at the heart of most biological and chemical processes. This seemingly simple passing of electrons is critical for all life, as it allows for photosynthesis, respiration, synthesis ...

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• (2021-07-08)
Correct benchmark perturbation corrections, up to third order, to the electronic internal energy, chemical potential, grand potential, and entropy of an ideal gas of noninteracting, identical molecules in a wide range of ...

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• (2003)
In principle, the energy required for electronic excitation may also arise from collisions with one or more nearby molecules. One might suggest an importance of electronic excitation in chemical processes at high temperatures ...

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• (1998)
We present accurate results for the dynamics of an initially localized two-level (TLS) system coupled to a generic dissipative environment and driven by a periodic force which in the semiclassical limit is equivalent to a ...

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• (1982)
Flash photolysis experiments were performed on hexanesolutions of Re(,2)(CO)(,10), Mn(,2)(CO)(,10), Mn(,2)(CO)(,8){P(n-Bu)(,3)}(,2),Mn(,2)(CO)(,8){P(i-Bu)(,3)}(,2), Mn(,2)(CO)(,8){P(i-Pr)(,3)}(,2), Mn(,2)(CO)(,8){PPh(,3) ...

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• (1967)

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