Fall 1997/Spring 1998 Inorganic Chemistry Seminar Abstracts

Fall 1997
Literature Abstracts

Axial Ligand Studies in Iron Triad Metalloporphyrins
Christopher J. Ziegler

Segregation and Phase Dynamics in Supported Bimetallic Nanoparticles
Michael S. Nashner

Synthetic Analogs of the Photosynthetic Reaction Center
Christopher L. Hein

Growth and Characterization of Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Thin Films
Martin K. Erhardt

Hydrocarbon Ligand Derivative Chemistry of the Dicarbido Decaruthenium Framework
Kwangyeol Lee

Black Spots on a Cluster Face: Synthesis and Characterization of Ru3(CO)93222-C60), Ru3(CO)93222-C70),
and Related Face-Capped Derivatives

Hsiu-Fu Hsu

Preparation And Catalytic Properties of Supported Nanoscale Metal Particles
David M. Somerville

Platinum Group Substituted Polyoxometalate
Hong Lin

Dendritic Coordination Compounds
Geoffrey A. Holloway

Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries
Jason D. Powell

Chemical Vapor Deposition of Copper for Microprocessor Applications 
Jason Lee

Multiply Bonded Heavy Main Group Elements 
Neal A. Rakow

Inorganic Nested Polyhedra
Gennady Dantsin

Transition Metal Complexes as DNA Cleaving Agents
Alicia A. Paterno

Spring 1998
Lecture Seminars

Methods to Functionalize Cluster Materials Based on Fullerenes and the Organometallic Cluster, Cp4Fe4(CO)4
Mark D. Westmeyer

Inorganic Electrochromic Materials
Charles W. Hills

Recent Structural Models for Dinitrogen Activation
Chris A. Wright

Design, Syntheses and Functional Studies of DNA Binding Metal Complexes
Cornelia Bauer

Engineering a Purple CuA Site into the Blue Copper Protein Azurin: Construction, Spectroscopy and Metal Substitution Studies
Michael T. Hay