Recent Publications

Reaction Mechanism in Crystalline Solids: Kinetics and Conformational Dynamics of the Norrish Type-II Biradicals from α-Adamantyl-p-Methoxyacetophenone

G. Kuzmanich, C.S. Vogelsberg, E.F. Maverick, J.C. Netto-Ferreira, J.C. Scaiano, and M.A. Garcia-Garibay, “Reaction Mechanism in Crystalline Solids: Kinetics and Conformational Dynamics of the Norrish Type-II Biradicals from α-Adamantyl-p-Methoxyacetophenone”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134 (2), 1115-1123 (2012); JAN 2012

Reaction Mechanism in Crystalline Solids

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Lumiestrone is photochemically derived from estrone and may be released to the environment without detection

V.L. Trudeau, B. Heyne, J.M. Blais, Fabio Temussi, Susanna K. Atkinson, Farzad Pakdel, Jason T. Popesku, V.L. Marlatt, J.C. Scaiano, Lucio Previtera and D.R.S. Lean, “Lumiestrone is photochemically derived from estrone and may be released to the environment without detection”, Frontiers Endocrinol., 2, (article 83), 1-7 (2011), Dec. 2011

Lumiestrone is photochemically derived from estrone

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Unexpected solvent isotope effect on the triplet lifetime of Methylene Blue associated to Cucurbit[7]uri

E.I. Alarcón, María González-Béjar, P. Montes-Navajas, H. Garcia, E. A. Lissi and J. C. Scaiano, “Unexpected solvent isotope effect on the triplet lifetime of Methylene Blue associated to Cucurbit[7]uril”, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 11(2), 269-273 (2012). Feb 2012.

Unexpected solvent isotope effect on the triplet lifetime of Methylene Blue associated to Cucurbit[7]uri

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Coumarin 314 free radical cation: formation, properties and reactivity towards phenolic antioxidants

Alexis Aspée, E. Alarcón, Eduardo Pino, S.I. Gorelsky and J.C. Scaiano, “Coumarin 314 free radical cation: formation, properties and reactivity towards phenolic antioxidants”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 116(1),199-206 (2012). Jan. 2012
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Photochemical synthesis of a water oxidation catalyst based on cobalt nanostructures

Tse-Luen Wee, Benjamin D. Sherman, Devens Gust, A.L. Moore, T.A. Moore, Yun Liu, and J.C. Scaiano, “Photochemical synthesis of a water oxidation catalyst based on cobalt nanostructures”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (42), 16742–16745 (2011).

Photochemical synthesis of a water oxidation catalyst based on cobalt nanostructures

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Reduction of Resazurin to Resorufin Catalyzed by Gold Nanoparticles: Dramatic Reaction Acceleration by Laser or LED Plasmon Excitation

Carlos J. Bueno Alejo, Chiara Fasciani, Michel Grenier, J.C. Netto-Ferreira and J.C. Scaiano, “Reduction of Resazurin to Resorufin Catalyzed by Gold Nanoparticles: Dramatic Reaction Acceleration by Laser or LED Plasmon Excitation”, Cat. Sci. Tech., 1 (8), 1506-1511 (2011). Sept. 2011

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Dry photochemical synthesis of hydrotalcite, -Al2O3 and TiO2 supported gold nanoparticle catalysts

G. L. Hallett-Tapley, Charles-Oneil L. Crites, M. González-Béjar, K. L. McGilvray, J.C. Netto-Ferreira, J.C. Scaiano, “Dry photochemical synthesis of hydrotalcite, -Al2O3 and TiO2 supported gold nanoparticle catalysts”, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 224 (1), 8-15 (2011). Sept. 2011

Dry photochemical synthesis of hydrotalcite, -Al2O3 and TiO2 supported gold nanoparticle catalysts

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Photophysics and Photochemistry of Aflatoxins B1 and B2

J.C. Netto-Ferreira, B. Heyne and J.C. Scaiano,“Photophysics and Photochemistry of Aflatoxins B1 and B2”, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.,10 (10), 1701–1708 (2011). Aug. 2011.

Photophysics and Photochemistry of Aflatoxins B1 and B2

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Opportunistic use of tetrachloroaurate photolysis in the generation of reductive species for the production of gold nanostructures

K. L. McGilvray, Jenna Granger, Maria Correia, J.T. Banks and J.C. Scaiano, “Opportunistic use of tetrachloroaurate photolysis in the generation of reductive species for the production of gold nanostructures”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (PCCP), 13 (25), 11914-11918 (2011); May 2011.
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Plasmon-Mediated Photopolymerization Maps Plasmon Fields for Silver Nanoparticles

K.G. Stamplecoskie, Natalia L. Pacioni, Dayle Larson, and J.C. Scaiano, “Plasmon-Mediated Photopolymerization Maps Plasmon Fields for Silver Nanoparticles”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (24), 9160-9163 (2011); May 2011.

Plasmon-Mediated Photopolymerization

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Steady state and transient kinetics in crystalline solids: the photochemistry of nanocrystalline 1,1,3-triphenyl-3-hydroxy-2-indanone

Gregory Kuzmanich, Jiadan Xue, J.C. Netto-Ferreira, J.C. Scaiano, Matthew Platz and Miguel A. Garcia-Garibay, “Steady state and transient kinetics in crystalline solids: the photochemistry of nanocrystalline 1,1,3-triphenyl-3-hydroxy-2-indanone”, Chem. Science, 2 (8), 1497-1501 (2011). May 2011.

Steady state and transient kinetics in crystalline solids

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Plasmon-Mediated Catalytic Oxidation of sec-Phenethyl and Benzyl Alcohols

G.L. Hallett-Tapley, M. Jazmín Silvero, María González-Béjar, M. Grenier, J.C. Netto-Ferreira and J.C. Scaiano, “Plasmon-Mediated Catalytic Oxidation of sec-Phenethyl and Benzyl Alcohols”,J. Phys. Chem. C, 115 (21),10784-10790 (2011); May 2011.

Plasmon-Mediated Catalytic Oxidation

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Effect of γ-radiation on green onion DNA integrity: Role of ascorbic acid and polyphenols against nucleic acid damage

L. Jimenez, Emilio Alarcón, Colleen Trevithick-Sutton, Niket Gandhi and J. C. Scaiano, “Effect of γ-radiation on green onion DNA integrity: Role of ascorbic acid and polyphenols against nucleic acid damage”, Food Chem., 128 (3), 735-741 (2011); March 2011.
Effect of γ-radiation on green onion DNA integrity

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Tuning plasmon transitions and their applications in organic photochemistry

J.C. Scaiano, José C. Netto-Ferreira, Emilio Alarcon, Paul Billone, Carlos J. Bueno Alejo, Charles-Oneil L. Crites, Matthew Decan, Chiara Fasciani, María González-Béjar, Geniece Hallett-Tapley, Michel Grenier, Katherine L. McGilvray, Natalia L. Pacioni, Andrea Pardoe, Laetitia René-Boisneuf, Rachel Schwartz-Narbonne, Jazmin Silvero, Kevin G. Stamplecoskie and Tse-Luen Wee, “Tuning plasmon transitions and their applications in organic photochemistry”, Pure Appl. Chem., 83 (4) 913-930 (2011); March 2011.

Tuning plasmon transitions and their applications in organic photochemistry

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Kinetics of the Formation of Silver Dimers (Ag2): Early Stages in the Formation of Silver Nanoparticles

K.G. Stamplecoskie and J.C. Scaiano, “Kinetics of the Formation of Silver Dimers (Ag2): Early Stages in the Formation of Silver Nanoparticles”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (11), 3913–3920 (2011); Feb. 2011.

Kinetics of the Formation of Silver Dimers (Ag2)

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Optimal Size of Silver Nanoparticles for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

K.G. Stamplecoskie, J.C. Scaiano, V.S. Tiwari and Hanan Anis, “Optimal Size of Silver Nanoparticles for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115 (5), 1403-1409 (2011); Jan. 2011.

Optimal Size of Silver Nanoparticles for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

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