Faculty Profiles

Richard A. Palmer
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
3236 French Family Science Cen, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1539
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of Illinois 1965

M.S., University of Illinois 1962

B.S., University of Texas, Austin 1957

Palmer, R. A., et al. “Investigation of time-dependent phenomena by use of step-scan FT-IR.” Applied Spectroscopy, vol. 47, no. 9, Dec. 1993, pp. 1297–310. Scopus, doi:10.1366/0003702934067568. Full Text

Gregoriou, V. G., et al. “Modification of a research-grade FT-IR spectrometer for optional step-scan operation.” Applied Spectroscopy, vol. 47, no. 9, Dec. 1993, pp. 1311–16. Scopus, doi:10.1366/0003702934067649. Full Text

Palmer, R. A., and R. M. Dittmar. “Step-scan FT-IR photothermal spectral depth profiling of polymer films.” Thin Solid Films, vol. 223, no. 1, Jan. 1993, pp. 31–38. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0040-6090(93)90724-4. Full Text

Gregoriou, V. G., et al. “Dynamic rheo‐optical characterization of a low‐density polyethylene/perdeuterated high‐density polyethylene blend by two‐dimensional step‐scan FTIR spectroscopy.” Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, vol. 31, no. 12, Jan. 1993, pp. 1769–77. Scopus, doi:10.1002/polb.1993.090311210. Full Text

Palmer, R. A. “Step-Scan FT-IR: A Versatile Tool for Time-Resolved and Phase-Resolved Spectroscopy.” Spectroscopy, vol. 8, no. 2, 1993.

Manning, C. J., et al. “Photothermal beam deflection using the reverse mirage geometry: Theory and experiment.” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 71, no. 5, Dec. 1992, pp. 2433–40. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.351102. Full Text

May, P. S., et al. “Measurement and analysis of excited-state decay kinetics and chiroptical activity in the 6HJ ← 4G 5 2 transitions of Sm3+ in trigonal Na3[Sm(C4H4O5)3] · 2NaClO4 · 6H2O.” Journal of Luminescence, vol. 51, no. 5, Jan. 1992, pp. 249–68. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0022-2313(92)90076-L. Full Text

Manning, C. J., et al. “Use of step-scan FT-IR to obtain the photoacoustic/photothermal response phase.” Infrared Physics, vol. 33, no. 1, Jan. 1992, pp. 53–62. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0020-0891(92)90055-X. Full Text

Manning, C. J., et al. “Step-scan Fourier-transform infrared spectrometer.” Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 62, no. 5, Dec. 1991, pp. 1219–29. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.1142003. Full Text

Dittmar, Rebecca M., et al. “Photoacoustic Depth Profiling of Polymer Laminates by Step-Scan Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy.” Applied Spectroscopy, vol. 45, no. 7, SAGE Publications, Aug. 1991, pp. 1104–10. Crossref, doi:10.1366/0003702914336138. Full Text