Other Collaborative Projects

    This page lists a number of shorter-term studies carried out in conjunction with collaborators at UCSB and elsewhere. These projects cover a wide range of materials applications including optoelectronic devices, polymer coatings, and nitric oxide delivery systems for treatment of tumors.

  • Oligo-phenylenevinylenes [1]
  • Olefin-linked bis-paracyclophane [2]
  • Tetrahedral p-phenylene vinylene oligomers [3]
  • Glycidyl methacrylate / butyl methacrylate copolymers [4]
  • Bichromophoric metal-organic complexes [5]


  1. "Conformation and Luminescence of Isolated Molecular Semiconductor Molecules" M. A. Summers, P. R. Kemper, J. E. Bushnell, M. R. Robinson, G. C. Bazan, M. T. Bowers, S. K. Buratto J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 5199-5203

  2. "Diastereomer Assignment of an Olefin-Linked Bis-paracyclophane by Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry" E. S. Baker, J. W. Hong, J. Gidden, G. P. Bartholomew, G. C. Bazan, M. T. Bowers J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 6255-6257

  3. "The Determination of Cis-Trans Conformations in Tetrahedral p-Phenylene Vinylene Oligomers" J. E. Bushnell, P. R. Kemper, G. C. Bazan, M. T. Bowers J. Phys. Chem. A 2004, 108, 7730-7735

  4. "Sequence Dependent Conformations of Glycidyl Methacrylate/Butyl Methacrylate Copolymers in the Gas Phase" E. S. Baker, J. Gidden, W. J. Simonsick, M. C. Grady, M. T. Bowers Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 2004, 238, 279-286

  5. "Probing Shapes of Bichromophoric Metal-Organic Complexes Using Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry" E. S. Baker, J. E. Bushnell, S. R. Wecksler, M. D. Lim, M. J. Manard, N. F. Dupuis, P. C. Ford, M. T. Bowers J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 18222-18228