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Bowers, Michael
Ph.D. in Chemistry, May 2007

Research Information

Ph.D. in Chemistry, May 2007


Ph.D. Dissertation
White-light Emmission from Ultrasmall Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals Studied by Ultrafast Fluorescence Upconversion Spectroscopy

Ph.D. Advisor
Sandra Rosenthal, Chemistry

Ph.D. Committee
David Cliffel, Chemistry
Richard Haglund, Physics
Timothy Hanusa, Chemistry
Michael Stone, Chemistry


Selected Publications

Structure and Ultrafast Dynamics of White-Light-Emitting CdSe Nanocrystals. Bowers, MJ; McBride, JR; Garrett, MD; Sammons, JA; Dukes, AD; Schreuder, MA; Watt, TL; Lupini, AR; Pennycook, SJ; Rosenthal, SJ, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 131, 5730-+ , (2009)

Band edge dynamics in CdSe nanocrystals observed by ultrafast fluorescence upconversion. Garrett, MD; Bowers, MJ; McBride, JR; Orndorff, RL; Pennycook, SJ; Rosenthal, SJ, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 112, 436-442 , (2008)

Effects of surface passivation on the exciton dynamics of CdSe nanocrystals as observed by ultrafast fluorescence upconversion spectroscopy. Kippeny, TC; Bowers, MJ; Dukes, AD; McBride, JR; Orndorff, RL; Garrett, MD; Rosenthal, SJ, JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 128, 084713 , (2008)

A flexible, quantum dot-labeled cantilever post array for studying cellular microforces. Addae-Mensah, KA; Kassebaum, NJ; Bowers, MJ; Reiserer, RS; Rosenthal, SJ; Moore, PE; Wikswo, JP, SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL, 136, 385-397 , (2007)

Cadmium selenide nanocrystals as white-light phosphors. Gosnell, JD; Schreuder, MA; Bowers, M; Rosenthal, SJ; Weiss, S, PROCEEDINGS - SPIE, 6337, 63370A , (2006)

Homogeneously alloyed CdSxSe1-(x) nanocrystals: Synthesis, characterization, and composition/size-dependent band gap. Swafford, LA; Weigand, LA; Bowers, MJ; McBride, JR; Rapaport, JL; Watt, TL; Dixit, SK; Feldman, LC; Rosenthal, SJ, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 128, 12299-12306 , (2006)

White-light emission from magic-sized cadmium selenide nanocrystals. Bowers, MJ; McBride, JR; Rosenthal, SJ, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 127, 15378-15379 , (2005)

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