# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Chemistry by Title

• (1991)
The chiral auxiliary-based, asymmetric S$\sb{\rm N}2\sp\prime$ cuprate reactions of allylic carbamates were examined. The amine and amino ether auxiliaries were evaluated based on the enantioselectivities each provided in ...

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• (1990)
Electron spin echo (ESE) methods are particularly useful for measuring weak electron-nuclear couplings in paramagnetic solids. Frequencies that correspond to nuclear transitions are manifested in the electron spin echo ...

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• (2007)
In the past two decades mass spectrometric detection has exploded onto the scene of biological research due to the soft ionization techniques of matrix assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI) and electro spray ionization ...

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• (2018-07-13)
Scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) is a useful technique for exploring redox and ionic processes on active materials. Here we explore how conducting polymers (CPs) offer several advantages as probe electrode material, ...

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• (1993)
Recently, it has been shown that scanning probe microscopes, particularly the scanning tunneling microscope (STM) and the atomic force microscope (AFM), are ideal methods for analyzing surface chemistry in situ. Both ...

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• (2013-02-03)
Because of their importance to energy production, understanding and improving catalytic materials is essential to further advances in their development and use. The following work discusses the experimental investigation ...

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• (1992)
The scope and stereochemistry of nucleophilic addition of Grignard reagents and silyl ketene acetals to acyclic and cyclic nitrones have been studied. A 4:1 selectivity favoring axial addition was observed in the reactions ...

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• (2006)
Finally, reduction in R:FR increased vertical growth and erectness of both BAS1 gene transformants and control plants, however, overexpression of BAS1 gene induced dwarfism in transgenic creeping bentgrass by delaying ...

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• (2012-02-01)
The estrogen and androgen receptors are members of the nuclear hormone receptor protein superfamily and play an important role in the development of primary and secondary female and male sexual characteristics. Although ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Developing tools to elucidate the chemical distribution of lipid components within the eukaryotic cellular membrane is critical to understanding their role in many cell processes. Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) is ...

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• (2018-04-16)
As we move into the heart of the 21st century we are finally beginning to understand the extent of microbial influence over everyday life. Truth be told, we humans are but guests on a planet ruled by a largely unseen, and ...

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• (1955)

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• (1997)
The reaction between a silicon monolayer deposited on Pt(111) by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) using silane (SiH$\sb4)$ is described. Using Auger electron spectroscopy (AES), Si was found to readily diffuse into the Pt ...

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• (1976)

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• (1992)
Two methods of enhancing positive ion yields in fast atom bombardment mass spectrometry (FABMS) were investigated. In one set of experiments, chemical ionization was combined with fast atom bombardment to enhance positive ...

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• (2014-05-30)
Synthetic chemists are continually challenged to develop more efficient and selective methods for the synthesis of both simple and complex molecules. Traditionally, starting materials for synthesis are derived from petroleum ...

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• (1982)
A variety of methods were investigated in order to synthesize (alpha)-silyl-(beta),(gamma)-unsaturated esters. Although a nickel-catalyzed coupling reaction of vinyl bromides with lithium ethyl (alpha)-trimethylsilylacetate ...

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• (1968)

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• (2009)
Hairpin loops occur in a region of RNA that doubles back on itself, leaving several unpaired bases at the terminus of a duplexed region. Dimers of 2-deoxystreptamine are known to bind to this class of secondary structure. ...

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