Faculty Profiles

Michael J. Therien
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
5330 French Family Science Cen, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1670
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry, California Institute of Technology 1987 - 1990

Ph.D., University of California at San Diego 1987

B.S., University of St. Andrews (Scotland) 1982

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Physical, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Inorganic, Organic, Nanoscience and Materials

Koo, Jaseung, et al. “Acentric 2-D ensembles of D-br-A electron-transfer chromophores via vectorial orientation within amphiphilic n-helix bundle peptides for photovoltaic device applications..” Langmuir : The Acs Journal of Surfaces and Colloids, vol. 28, no. 6, Feb. 2012, pp. 3227–38. Epmc, doi:10.1021/la205002f. Full Text

Rosario-Canales, Mariem R., et al. “Composite electronic materials based on poly(3,4-propylenedioxythiophene) and highly charged poly(aryleneethynylene)-wrapped carbon nanotubes for supercapacitors..” Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces, vol. 4, no. 1, Jan. 2012, pp. 102–09. Epmc, doi:10.1021/am201041p. Full Text

Conklin, D., et al. “Controlling polarization dependent reactions to fabricate multi-component functional nanostructures.” Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 21, no. 24, Dec. 2011, pp. 4712–18. Scopus, doi:10.1002/adfm.201101673. Full Text

Chi, S. H., et al. “Two-photon accessed excited state absorption in bis(terpyridyl osmium)-(porphinato)zinc.” Optics Infobase Conference Papers, Dec. 2011.

Chi, S. H., et al. “Photophysics of a near IR nonlinear absorber for waveguide applications.” Optics Infobase Conference Papers, Dec. 2011.

Flom, S. R., et al. “Near IR nonlinear optics of an organic supermolecule.” Optics Infobase Conference Papers, Dec. 2011.

Park, Jaehong, et al. “Dynamics and transient absorption spectral signatures of the single-wall carbon nanotube electronically excited triplet state..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 133, no. 43, Nov. 2011, pp. 17156–59. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja2079477. Full Text

Chi, S. H., et al. “Near IR nonlinear absorption of an organic supermolecule [Invited].” Optical Materials Express, vol. 1, no. 7, Nov. 2011, pp. 1383–92. Scopus, doi:10.1364/OME.1.001383. Full Text

Chi, S. H., et al. “Two-photon accessed excited state absorption in bis(terpyridyl osmium)-(porphinato)zinc.” 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, Cleo 2011, Sept. 2011.

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