Undergraduate Theses

Baumann Group

The University of Scranton Chemistry Department

Danielle Geremia
B.S., May, 2017
major: Chemistry
Title: "Photochemistry of Biacetyl*Water Complexes using Matrix Isolation and Density Functional Theory"
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Paulina Bialy
B.S., December, 2016
major: Chemistry
Title: "A Computational Study Determining the Thermodynamics of Group VI Transition Metal Carbonyls using Density Functional Theory"
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Eleanore Dara
B.S., May, 2016
major: Biochemistry
Title: "Hydrogen Bonding's Effect on Vibrations of Diacetyl-Water Complex Isomers"
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Meave Kernan
B.S., May, 2015
major: Chemistry
Title: "Structure and Infrared Spectroscopy of γ-Butyrolactone*Water Complexes"
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Eric Willis
B.S., May, 2014
major: Chemistry
Title: "A Joint Experimental and Theoretical Study on γ-butyrolactone Dimers and Trimers: Structures and Infrared Spectra"
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Robert Patch
B.S., May, 2014
major: Secondary Education/Chemistry
Title: "Possible Fragments of γ-Butyrolactone after Photodecomposition in a Matrix"
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Daniel Pati
B.S., May, 2014
major: Chemistry
Title: "Density Functional Theory Study of γ-Butyrolactone Decomposition"
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Marianne Wujcik
B.S., May, 2012
major: Chemistry
Title: "Examination of Tautomerization of Biacetyl Using Density Functional Theory"
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Richard Brzozowski
B.S., May, 2011
major: Biochemistry
Title: "Structure and Dynamics of Vinyl Acetate"
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Diana Rocklein
B.S., December, 2009
major: Chemistry
Title: "Resulting Photoproducts of the Photochemistry of Biacetyl in an Oxygen Matrix"
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Jonathan Roslund
B.S., May, 2003
major: Chemistry
Title: "Infrared Spectra and Photochemistry of  beta- and gamma-Butyrolactone Isolated in Inert Gas Matrices"
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Christine Salvatore
B.S., May, 2002
major: Chemistry
Title: "Photoproducts of Deuterated Biacetyl on Alkali Halide Films"
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Ryan Medinger
B.S., May, 2001
major: Biochemistry
Title: "The Photochemistry of NO & CF3I in Inert Gas Matrices"
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Shawn Finney
B.S., May, 1999
major: Chemistry
Title: "The Photoanalysis of Matrix Isolated Biacetyl via Ultraviolet and Laser Irradiation, Characterized by FTIR Spectroscopy"
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Denise Mahalidge
B.S., May, 1998
major: Biochemistry
Title: "Photochemistry of Trifluoromethane Coadsorbed with Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen on Alkali Halide Surfaces"
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Angela Jaramillo
B.S., May, 1997
major: Biochemistry
Title: "Photolysis of Nitromethane in an Argon Matrix"
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Toni Green,
B.S., May, 1997
major: Biochemistry
Title: "Photolysis of Nitromethane Adsorbed on Alkali Halide Films"
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Mariaelena Galie
B.S., May, 1996
major: Biochemistry
Title: "Photochemistry of Trifluoronitromethane Isolated in a Nitrogen Matrix"
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Michael Croghan
B.S., May, 1996
major: Chemistry
Title: "The Study of the Photochemical Activity of Trifluoromethane, Nitrous Oxide and Nitromethane Adsorbed on Alkali Halide Films"
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Brendan Haynie
B.S., May, 1995
major: Biochemistry
Title: "Photochemistry of CF3NO Adsorbed onto Inert Gas Overlayers"
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Margaret Cullen
B.S., May, 1995
major: Chemistry
Title: "The Photochemistry of Adsorbed Nitromethane"
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Megan Morgan
B.S., May, 1995
major: Biochemistry
Title: "The Study of Photochemical Activity and Desorption Kinetics of Trifluoromethane Adsorbed on Sublimated Surfaces"
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Michael Yevich
B.S., May, 1994
major: Chemistry
Title: "Photochemistry of Trifluoronitromethane on Sublimated Alkali Halide Films"
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Leanna
Giancarlo
B.S., May, 1990
major: Chemistry
Title: "The Adsorption of CF3NO on NaCl Films"
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Gayle Allen
B.S., May, 1989
major: Chemistry
Title: "A Study of the Infrared Spectra of H2O, NaOH and Na2CO3 in NaCl and the Possible Bonding Structures of H2O and D2O on a NaCl Surface"
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Karen Pensak
B.S. May, 1988
major: Chemistry
Title: "A Study of the Infrared Spectra of H2O and D2O Adsorbed onto NaCl Films at 77 K"
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James Reynolds
B.S., May, 1988
major: Chemistry
Title: "The IR Spectrum of CF3NO Adsorbed on Sublimated NaCl Films"
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Kevin Miller,
B.S., May, 1987
major: Chemistry
Title: "The Infrared and Ultraviolet Spectra of Trifluoronitrosomethane Adsorbed on Sublimated Sodium Chloride Films"
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