Inorganic Faculty with Research Interests. Presentation to 2/c Chemistry Majors January 13, 2014. Assoc. Prof. Joseph F. Lomax. Investigation of analytical methods for Art Conservation Science. Collaboration with the National Gallery of Art and Dr . Suzanne Q. Lomax
Presentation to 2/c Chemistry Majors
January 13, 2014
Synthetic inorganic chemistry. Preparation and study of metal complexes with interesting photophysical and redox properties. Characterization by NMR, IR, UV-Vis, Luminecence, MALDI-MS, Cyclic Voltammetry, X-Ray diffraction (with Prof. Pearson).
X-ray Crystallographic Studies of Inorganic Systems
(2) Alternative methods of crystal growth and
effects upon crystal quality
(3) Modeling thermal motion in the solid state
(4) Electron density determination using X-ray
Current Students: 1/C Percival and 1/C Smith
My Ph.D. research was dimolybdenum and ditungsten paddlewheel complexes. The goal of this work is to understand electron transfer processes such as metal-to-ligand charge transfer and electronic communication between dimetal centers when connected by an unconjugated bifunctional bridge.
My post-Ph.D. research is the fabrication of nano-rods and particles to examine optical properties through laser spectroscopy. In addition, Ruthenium photo-sensitive complexes have been synthesized to examine their optical dynamics.
My research interests are:
EXPLORE ALTERNATIVE SYNTHESIS OF INORGANIC COMPLEXES USING MICROWAVE RXN EQUIPMENT.
COPPER-CATALYZED REACTIONS OF ARYL HALIDES USING A CONCURRENT TANDEM CATALYTIC METHODOLOGY
Current students: 1/C MacPherson and 1/C Thompson
Hydrodehalogenation of ArClCyanation of ArCl
K. A. Cannon, M. E. Geuther, C. K. Kelly, S. Lin, and A. H. R. MacArthur Organometallics201130 (15), 4067-4073
M. M. Coughlin, C. K. Kelly, S. Lin, and A. H. R. MacArthur Organometallics2013 32 (12), 3537-3543