Faculty in the Department of Chemistry conduct research in a wide variety of specialty areas. This collection provides a sampling of their work.

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Submissions from 2015

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Benzotriazole-Mediated Synthesis of Nitrogen-Containing Heterocycles, Judit K. Beagle

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Synthesis and Flammability Testing of Epoxy Functionalized Phosphorous-Based Flame Retardants, Vladimir Benin, Xuemei Cui, Alexander Morgan, and Karl Seiwert

Submissions from 2014

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Heat Release of Polyurethanes Containing Potential Flame Retardants based on Boron and Phosphorus Chemistries, Vladimir Benin, Bastien Gardelle, and Alexander Morgan

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Determination of Corrosion Inhibitor Lubricity Improver in Jet Fuel by Liquid Chromatography-Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry, David W. Johnson, Milissa Flake, and Ryan Adams

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Science Classics, Mark Masthay

Submissions from 2013

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Chemical Analysis of Jet Fuel Polar, Heteroatomic Species via High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometric Detection, Ryan K. Adams, Steven Zabarnick, Zachary J. West, Richard C. Striebich, and David W. Johnson

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Preparation of Phosphonoterephthalic Acids via Palladium-catalyzed Coupling of Aromatic Iodoesters, Nathaniel Ivan, Vladimir Benin, and Alexander Morgan

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Interaction between Lubricants Containing Phosphate Ester Additives and Stainless Steels, David W. Johnson, Matthew Bachus, and John E. Hils

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Phosphate Esters, Thiophosphate Esters and Metal Thiophosphates as Lubricant Additives, David W. Johnson and John E. Hils

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Reaction Between Polyol-Esters and Phosphate Esters in the Presence of Metal Carbides, David W. Johnson, Carolyn Iacullo, and John E. Hils

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Characterization by NMR of Reactants and Products of Hydrofluoroether Isomers, CF3(CF2)3OCH3 and (CF3)2C(F)CF2OCH3, Reacting with Isopropyl Alcohol, Howard Knachel, Vladimir Benin, William E. Moddeman, Janine C. Birkbeck, Thomas A. Kestner, and Tayna L. Young

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Structure, Theoretical Studies and Coupling Reactions of Some New Cyclic Boronic Esters, Andrew Kuttler, Sravanthi Durganala, Albert Fratini, Alexander Morgan, and Vladimir Benin

Submissions from 2012

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Synthesis and Flame Retardant Testing of New Boronated and Phosphonated Aromatic Compounds, Vladimir Benin, Sravanthi Durganala, and Alexander Morgan

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S- to N-Acyl Transfer in S-Acylcysteine Isopeptides via 9-, 10-, 12-, and 13-Membered Cyclic Transition States, Oleg Bol'shakov, Judit K. Beagle, Mamta Chahar, Khanh Ha, Levan Khelashvili, and Alan R. Katritzky

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Reactions of Methyl Perfluoroalkyl Ethers with Isopropyl Alcohol: Experimental and Theoretical Studies, Howard Knachel, Vladimir Benin, Chadwick Barklay, Janine C. Birkbeck, Billy D. Faubion, and William E. Moddeman

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En Route Towards α-Benzotriazoyl Nitroso Derivatives, Jean-Christophe M. Monbaliu, Lucas K. Beagle, Judit K. Beagle, Matthias Zeller, Christian V. Stevens, and Alan R. Katritzky

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Electrochemical Evaluation of the Compatibility of Fresh and Aged NovecTM 71IPA with Beryllium, Stainless Uranium, 304L Stainless Steel, and 2024-T3 Aluminum Alloy, Leanne Petry, Douglas C. Hansen, Thomas Wittberg, Chadwick Barklay, Daniel P. Kramer, Yuhchae Yoon, Howard Knachel, Janine C. Birkbeck, Bobby G. Russell, and William E. Moddeman

Submissions from 2011

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The Tetrafluoroborate Salt of 4-Methoxybenzyl N-2-(dimethylamino)ethyl-N-nitrosocarbamate: Synthesis, Crystal Structure and DFT Calculations, Helene Hedian and Vladimir Benin

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Theoretical Investigation of a Reported Antibiotic from the 'Miracle Tree' Moringa Oleifera, Michael Horwath and Vladimir Benin

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Application of Raman Spectroscopy to Lubricants, Lubricated Surfaces and Lubrication Phenomena, David W. Johnson

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Interaction of Polyol Esters and Phosphate Esters with Metal Carbides, David W. Johnson, John E. Hils, and Nelson Forster

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A Sodium Salt of the Dimer of Boronoterephthalic Acid Anhydride, Scott Simmons, Albert Fratini, and Vladimir Benin

Submissions from 2009

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Dye Labelling of Nucleosides, Alan R. Katritzky, Levan Khelashvili, Judit K. Beagle, and Karem Shanab

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Synthesis of Amino Acid Derivatives of Quinolone Antibiotics, Alan R. Katritzky, Munawar Ali Munawar, Judit K. Beagle, and Levan Khelashvili

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Preparation and Characterization of Some Substituted Benzyl N-nitrosocarbamates Containing an N-2-(methylthio)ethyl or a Bis(2-aminoethyl)sulfide Functionality, Satya Venkata, Eric Shamo, and Vladimir Benin

Submissions from 2008

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Preparation of Halogenated Derivatives of Thiazolo[5,4-d]thiazole via Direct Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution, Vladimir Benin, Alan T. Yeates, and Douglas Dudis

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C–N bond rotation and E–Z isomerism in some N-benzyl-N-methylcarbamoyl chlorides: A DFT study, Michael Horwath and Vladimir Benin

Submissions from 2006

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Secondary N-nitrosocarbamate Anions: Structure and Alkylation Reactions. A DFT Study, Vladimir Benin

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Preparation of Some Substituted Terephthalic Acids, Susanna Branion and Vladimir Benin

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Preparation, Characterization and DFT Studies of Some New N-Nitrosocarbamates and N-Nitrosoureas, Ragavan Narayanan, Helene Hedian, Eric Shamo, and Vladimir Benin

Submissions from 2005

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Synthesis, Structural Studies and Desilylation Reactions of Some N-2-(Trimethylsilyl)ethyl-N-nitrosocarbamates, Arpitha Thakkalapally and Vladimir Benin

Submissions from 2002

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VaporPhase Lubrication: Reaction of Phosphate Ester Vapors with Iron and Steel, David W. Johnson, Samantha Morrow, Nelson Forster, and Costandy S. Saba

Submissions from 2000

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The Role of Hydrogen Bonding in Rigid-rod Polymers: The Crystal Structure of a Polybenzobisimidazole Model Compound, D. W. Tomlin, Albert Fratini, M. Hunsaker, and W. Wade Adams

Submissions from 1998

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Polythiophene Dications: Polarons and Bipolarons, Douglas Dudis, A. D. McFarland, and Albert Fratini

Submissions from 1997

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Temperature-resolved Molecular Emission Spectroscopy: An Analytical Technique for Solid Materials, David W. Johnson, Costandy S. Saba, James D. Wolf, and Robert L. Wright

Submissions from 1996

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1-(4-Nitrophenyl)-4-piperidinol, D. W. Tomlin, Timothy Bunning, G. E. Price, Albert Fratini, and W. Wade Adams

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Effects of Methyl Substitution on the Structure and Rotational Barrier in the Rigid-rod Polymer Poly(p-phenylenebenzobisthiazole), Steven Trohalaki, Michael Chabinyc, Timothy Resch, Albert Fratini, Thomas A. Vance, F. E. Arnold, and Douglas Dudis

Submissions from 1995

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Cholesteryl 4-(8-Octenyloxy)benzoate, Michael Chabinyc, Albert Fratini, Edward P. Socci, Barry A. Farmer, Timothy Bunning, and W. Wade Adams

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Syn and Anti Isomers of [2.2]Paracyclonaphthane, Albert Fratini, Michael Chabinyc, Timothy J. Perko, and W. Wade Adams

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Single-Crystal and High-Resolution X-ray Diffraction Studies and Raman Spectrum of a Phosphorus(V) Chloride Complex Containing a Single Bromide Ion, P3Cl14Br, Peter N. Gates, Howard Knachel, Arthur Finch, Albert Fratini, Andrew N. Fitch, Ottavio Nardone, James C. Otto, and Daniel A. Snider

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Residual Hydrogen Determination in Perfluoropolyalkylethers Using Fourier Transform Infrared and Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopies, Jim Liang, Mark Roselius, and David W. Johnson

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Facile Synthesis and Physical and Spectral Characterization of 2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-nitrophenol (DBNP): A Potentially Powerful Uncoupler of Oxidative Phosphorylation, José A. Rivera-Nevares, John F. Wyman, David L. Von Minden, Nathan Lacy, Michael Chabinyc, Albert Fratini, and David A. Macys

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Cholesteryl 4-Vinylbenzoate, Edward P. Socci, Barry A. Farmer, Michael Chabinyc, Albert Fratini, Timothy Bunning, and W. Wade Adams

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Crystal Structure and Thin Film Morphology of BBL Ladder Polymer, H. H. Song, Albert Fratini, Michael Chabinyc, A. K. Agrawal, J. Burkette, Douglas Dudis, and F. E. Arnold

Submissions from 1993

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Crystal Structures, Phase Transitions and Energy Calculations of Poly(p-phenylene) Oligomers, Kenneth N. Baker, Albert Fratini, Timothy Resch, Howard Knachel, and W. Wade Adams

Submissions from 1992

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Benzthiazole and Thiophene Capped Polyenes for Nonlinear Optical Applications: Single Crystal, Semi-empirical and A b Initio Results, Alan T. Yeates, Douglas Dudis, T. Resch, and Albert Fratini

Submissions from 1991

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Investigation of Alkali Metal-Water Interactions in Acetonitrile, James F. O'Brien, David W. Johnson, Kathryn Kuehner, Timothy R. Brewer, and R. Gerald Keil

Submissions from 1989

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Investigation of Lithium Water Interactions in Acetonitrile Solutions Using Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Raman and Infrared Spectroscopies and Extended Huckel Molecular Orbital Calculations, R. Gerald Keil, David W. Johnson, Mark A. Fryling, and James F. O'Brien

Submissions from 1988

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Synthesis of Rhodium(III), Iridium(III) and Osmium(III) Complexes with tris(2-Aminoethane-thiolato)cobalt(III), David W. Johnson and Timothy R. Brewer

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Copper(II) Complexes with Schiff Base Ligands. Synthesis of Some Copper(II) Complexes with Ligands Derived from the Reaction of Pyridine-2-Carboxaldehydes and Aromatic Amines, David W. Johnson, Helen K. Mayer, Joletta P. Minard, Jocelyn Banaticla, and Charles Miller

Submissions from 1987

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A Molecular Mechanics Model for the First Solvation Sphere of Complex Cations, George R. Brubaker, Shi Chen-Xi, and David W. Johnson

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Synthesis of Some Copper(II) Complexes with Ligands Derived from the Schiff Base Reaction Between 2-Pyridinecarboxaldehyde and Aliphatic Amines, David W. Johnson and Helen K. Mayer

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Symmetrical Ring Cleavage of the Gold(I) Phosphorus Ylide Dimer [Au(CH2)2PPh2]2 by Hydrogen Halides in Toluene, Howard Knachel, Colleen A. Dettorre, Henry J. Galaska, Teresa A. Salupo, John P. Frackler Jr., and H. H. Murray

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A Mononuclear Gold(I) Complex Containing a Covalently Bound Ylide Ligand. The Structure of Chloro[methyl(methylene)diphenylphosphoranyl-C]gold(I), Leigh C. Porter, Howard Knachel, and John P. Frackler Jr.

Submissions from 1986

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A Vibrational Study by Raman Spectroscopy of Some Dinuclear Gold Ylide Complexes, Robin J.H. Clark, Joanne H. Tocher, John P. Frackler Jr., R. Neira, H. H. Murray, and Howard Knachel

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Quantitative Estimates of Steric Effects: lntramolecular Strain Energy Effects on the Activation Energy for Aquation of Some transDichlorotetraamine Cobalt(III) Complexes, David W. Johnson and George R. Brubaker

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Reactions of HCI(g), DCI(g), and HBr(g) with the Adduct Pyrazine-Phosphorus(V) Chloride, Howard Knachel, Sherry D. Owens, Steven H. Lawrence, Mary E. Dolan, Michael C. Kerby, and Teresa A. Salupo

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Structure of a Mononuclear Gold(I) Complex Containing a Covalently Bound Ylide Ligand, Leigh C. Porter, Howard Knachel, and John P. Frackler Jr.

Submissions from 1985

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Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Dinuclear Gold(I) and Gold(II) Phosphorus Ylide Complexes. Oxidative Addition, Halide Exchange, and Structural Properties Including the Crystal and Molecular Structures of [Au2(CH2)2PPh2]2 and [Au(CH2)2PPh2]2(CH3)Br, John D. Basil, H. H. Murray, John P. Frackler Jr., Joanne H. Tocher, A. M. Mazany, B. Trzcinska-Bancrof, Howard Knachel, Douglas Dudis, T. J. Delord, and D. O. Marler

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Synthesis, Spectroscopy and Electrochemistry of Some Polynuclear Complexes of Arninoethanethiol, George R. Brubaker, Michael G. Henk, and David W. Johnson

Submissions from 1984

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Cobalt(Ill) Complexes with Cyanide and the Tetraamines l ,9-Diamino-3,7-diazanonane and l , l O-Diamino-4,7-diazadecane, George R. Brubaker and David W. Johnson

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Molecular Mechanics Calculations in Coordination Chemistry, George R. Brubaker and David W. Johnson

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Quantitative Estimates of Steric Effects. Intramolecular Strain Energy Effects on the Stability and Dissociation Rate Constant of Polythia Ether Macrocycle Complexes of Copper(II), George R. Brubaker and David W. Johnson

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Activation of Two Carbon-Hydrogen Bonds of Nitromethane by a Dinuclear Gold(II) Ylide Complex. The Formation of a CHNO2-Bridged A-Frame Complex, Howard Knachel, Douglas Dudis, and John P. Frackler Jr.

Submissions from 1983

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Cobalt(III) Complexes with the Disubstituted Tetraamine Ligand I, 1 O-Diamino-2,9-dimethyl-4,7-diazadecane, George R. Brubaker and David W. Johnson

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Electron Transfer Reactivity in Some Cobalt(III)-Cobalt(II) Couples. Franck-Condon Vs. Electronic Contributions, John F. Endicott, George R. Brubaker, T. Ramasami, Krishan Kumar, Kaddi Dwarakanath, Jonathan Cassel, and David W. Johnson

Submissions from 1982

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Carbon-13 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Cobalt(III) Complexes with Flexible Tetraamine Ligands, George R. Brubaker and David W. Johnson

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Carbon-13 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Trans-Diacido(tetraamine) Cobalt(III) Complexes, George R. Brubaker and David W. Johnson

Submissions from 1981

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The Synthesis and Characterization of uns-cisDicyano-1, I O-Diamino-4, 7-Diazadecane Cobalt(III) Chloride, George R. Brubaker and David W. Johnson

Submissions from 1980

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Addition Compounds of Phosphorus(V) Chloride and Aromatic Nitrogen Bases. Crystal Structure and 1H NMR and Raman Spectra of Pyrazine-Phosphorus(V) Chloride, B. N. Meyers, J. N. Ishley, Albert Fratini, and Howard Knachel

Submissions from 1975

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Addition Compounds of Phosphorus(V) Chloride and Aromatic Nitrogen Bases. Crystal Structure and 1H NMR and Raman Spectra of Pyrazine-Phosphorus(V) Chloride, J. N. Ishley and Howard Knachel

Submissions from 1973

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Nature of Phosphorus(V) Chloride in Ionizing and Nonionizing Solvents, R. W. Suter, Howard Knachel, V. P. Petro, J. H. Howatson, and S. G. Shore