Dissertations

Subhadip Goswami – Ph.D. 2015
Organometallic Pi conjugated materials: fundamental investigations and exploring applications in optoelectronics

Russell W. Winkel – Ph.D 2015
Look into the light: tuning platinum acetylide complexes for enhanced photophysical properties

Zhenxing Pan – Ph.D. 2015
Different chain length conjugated polymers: photophysical studies and dye-sensitized solar cell applications

Ali Gundogan – Ph.D. 2014
Synthesis and Photophysical Characterization of Organometallic Platinum Complexes with Donor-Acceptor Chromophores and Effects of Direct Metallation

Hsien-Yi Hsu – Ph.D. 2014
Exciton Diffusion and Electron Transfer of Platinum-Acetylide Polymers and Their Solid State Photophysics

Zhuo Chen – Ph.D. 2013
Light Harvesting Polymers Energy Transfer and Materials Applications

Randi Sue Price – Ph.D. 2013
Excited State Properties of Organic and Organometallic Oligomers, Polymers, and Materials, and Their Solid State Properties

Xuzhi Zhu – Ph.D. 2013
Conjugated Polyelectrolytes: Synthesis, Photophysics, Aggregation Studies and Sensor Applications

Jie Yang – Ph.D. 2013
Conjugated Polyelectrolytes Aggregation and Sensor Applications

Danlu Wu – Ph.D. 2012
Investigation of Conjugated Polyelectrolytes and Their Protein Sensing by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy

Dongping Xie – Ph.D. 2012
Conjugated Photoactive Polyelectrolytes and Hybrid Materials Based on Conjugated Oligomers Synthesis, Photophysics and Application in Solar Cells

Abigail Shelton – Ph.D. 2011
Synthesis and Photophysical Characterization of pi-Conjugated Nonlinear Absorbing Organometallic Platinum Complexes

Seoung Ho Lee – Ph.D. 2010
Photoactive Conjugated Polyelectrolytes and Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Dendrimers

Jonatan Robert Sommer -Ph.D. 2010
Synthesis and Photophysical Characterization of p-extended platinum porphyrins for application in high efficiency near-IR light emitting diodes

Julia M.Keller – Ph.D 2010
Characterization of Polarons and Excitons in Monodisperse Platinum Acetylide Materials

Jarrett Vella – Ph.D. 2009
Singlet and Triplet Excitons in Organic and Organometallic Thin Films: Diffusion and Triplet Sensitization

Eunkjung Ji – Ph.D. 2009
Conjugated Polyelectrolytes: Synthesis, Photophysical Studies and Applications to Sensors and Biocidal Activity

Yongjun Li – Ph.D. 2009
Photophysics of Conjugated Organometallic Systems: Photoinduced Electron and Energy Transfer, Triplet Exciton Delocalization, and Phosphorescent Organogelators

Lijuan Huang – M.S. 2008
Alkaline Phophatase Sensors Based on Amplified Quenching of Conjugated Polyelectrolytes

Yan Liu – Ph.D. 2008
Conjugated Polyelectrolytes Based on Poly(para-phenylene ethynylene): Fluorescent and Chemiluminescent Sensors

Richard T. Farley – Ph.D. 2007
Photophysics of Platinum and Iridium Organometallic Materials from Molecular Wires to Nonlinear Optics

Xiaoyong Zhao – Ph.D. 2007
Conjugated polyelectrolytes based on poly(arylene ethynylene) synthesis, solution photophysics, and applications to sensors and solar cells

John D. Peak – Ph.D. 2007
Dual Mechanism Nonlinear Response of Selected Metal Organic Chromophores

Garry Cunningham – Ph.D. 2005
Electroluminescent and Photophysical Properties of Near-infrared Luminescent Lanthanide (III) Monoporphyrinate Complexes and Pendant Polymers

Thomas Cardolaccia – Ph.D. 2005
From Molecular Oligomers to Supramolecular Gels: Photophysics of Conjugated Metal-Organic Systems

Eric Silverman – Ph.D. 2005
Photophysics of Single Chain poly(Arylene Ethynylene)s

M. Erkan Kose – Ph.D. 2005
Multi-Luminophore Coatings for Pressure Sensitive Paint Applications

Chunyan Tan – Ph.D. 2004
Conjugated Polyelectrolytes: Amplified Quenching, Self-Assembly, and Sensor Applications

Shenxia Liu – Ph.D. 2004

Photophysics of Conjugated Polymers and Oligomers that Contain Transition Metal Chromophores

Ksenija Glusac – Ph.D. 2003
Photophysics of Platinum-Acetylides

Benjamin Harrison – Ph.D. 2003
Photoluminescence and Electroluminescence of Near-Infrared Emitting Lanthanide Complexes in Conjugated Polymer Hosts

Yiting Li – Ph.D. 2001
Synthesis and Photophysics of Mono-Disperse Phenylene Ethynylene Oligomers that Feature Ru(II), Os(II) and Re(I) Polypyridine Complexes

C. Ed Whittle – Ph.D. 2000
Electron Transfer Within Various Organometallic Species

Joanne M. Bedlek-Anslow – Ph.D. 2000
Development and Application of Luminescent Oxygen Sensing Coatings

Keith A. Walters – Ph.D. 2000
Photophysical Studies of p-Conjugated Oligomers and Polymers that Incorporate Inorganic MLCT Chromophores

Kevin D. Ley – Ph.D. 2000

Photophysics of p-Conjugated Dissertation (Bethy Kim) finalDissertation-juliankeith walters DissertationMS thesis_Lijuan Huang _final version_Polymers and Oligomers that Incorporate Metal to Ligand Charge Transfer Chromophores

Troy S. Bergstedt – Ph.D. 1999
Photolithographic Fabrication of Electroactive Polymer Microstructures and Electrochemically Modulated Optical Diffraction Gratings

Brian T. Hauser – Ph.D. 1996
Electrochemical, Optical and Photophysical Properties of Polypyridyl Complexes of Ru(II) and Os(II) in Polymer Films

Lucian A. Lucia – Ph.D. 1996
MLCT Sensitized Intermolecular and Intramolecular Photoreactivity of Re(I) Complexes

Nancy Byrnes Thornton – Ph.D. 1995
Chromophore-Quencher Based Luminescence Probes for DNA

Yingsheng Wang – Ph.D. 1994
Photochemical Probes for Intramolecular Electron Transfer

Thomas Aaron Perkins – Ph.D. 1991
Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Osmium(II) and Rhenium(I) Chromophore-Quencher Complexes