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Identification of the strong Brønsted acid site in a metal–organic framework solid acid catalyst
AbstractIt remains difficult to understand the surface of solid acid catalysts at the molecular level, despite their importance for industrial catalytic applications. A sulfated zirconium-basedExpand
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Molecular Anion Hydrogen Bonding Dynamics in Aqueous Solution.
The dynamic nature of hydrogen bonding between a molecular anion, selenocyanate (SeCN(-)), and water in aqueous solution (D2O) is addressed using FT-IR spectroscopy, two-dimensional infrared (2D IR)Expand
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Unraveling the dynamics and structure of functionalized self-assembled monolayers on gold using 2D IR spectroscopy and MD simulations
Significance Self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) are a form of nanotechnology that enables the functionalization of surfaces with single layers of chemically designed structures having tuned properties.Expand
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Discovery of phosphorodiamidate mustard-based O2-phosphorylated diazeniumdiolates with potent anticancer activity
Nitric oxide (NO) has recently joined the clinical arena of cancer therapy because high levels of NO could not only induce cytotoxicity and apoptosis of cancer cells, but also sensitize the cells toExpand
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Dynamics of Functionalized Surface Molecular Monolayers Studied with Ultrafast Infrared Vibrational Spectroscopy.
The structural dynamics of thin films consisting of tricarbonyl (1,10-phenanthroline)rhenium chloride (RePhen(CO)(3)Cl) linked to an alkyl silane monolayer through a triazole linker synthesized onExpand
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Structural Dynamics at Monolayer−Liquid Interfaces Probed by 2D IR Spectroscopy
Monolayers functionalized with tricarbonyl- 1,10-phenanthroline rhenium chloride (RePhen(CO)3Cl) are studied in the presence of a variety of polar organic solvents (chloroform, tetrahydrofuran,Expand
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Dynamics in a Water Interfacial Boundary Layer Investigated with IR Polarization-Selective Pump-Probe Experiments.
The dynamics of water molecules near the surfactant interface in large Aerosol-OT reverse micelles (RMs) (w0 = 16-25) was investigated with IR polarization-selective pump-probe experiments using theExpand
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Tracking Aqueous Proton Transfer by Two-Dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy and ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Proton transfer in water is ubiquitous and a critical elementary event that, via proton hopping between water molecules, enables protons to diffuse much faster than other ions. The problem of theExpand
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Water of Hydration Dynamics in Minerals Gypsum and Bassanite: Ultrafast 2D IR Spectroscopy of Rocks.
Water of hydration plays an important role in minerals, determining their crystal structures and physical properties. Here ultrafast nonlinear infrared (IR) techniques, two-dimensional infrared (2DExpand
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Ion-Molecule Complex Dissociation and Formation Dynamics in LiCl Aqueous Solutions from 2D IR Spectroscopy.
Ion-molecule complex dynamics as well as water dynamics in concentrated lithium chloride (LiCl) solutions are examined using ultrafast two-dimensional infrared (2D IR) spectroscopy with the CNExpand
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