Albert  Dukes

Albert D. Dukes III

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University (2011)
B.S., Clemson University (2005)


OFFICE HOURS
MON: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM,02:00 PM-03:00 PM   TUE: 08:30 AM-09:30 AM   WED: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM,02:00 PM-03:00 PM   THU: 08:30 AM-09:30 AM   FRI: 08:00 AM-09:00 AM  


CLASSES TAUGHT
Course Num Course Title
CHEM-105 Inorg, Org and Biochemistry
CHEM-106 Inorg, Org & Biochemistry Lab
CHEM-111 General Chemistry
CHEM-112 General Chemistry
CHEM-330 Analytical Chemistry
CHEM-331 Chemical Instrumentation
CHEM-381 Tech, the Environment and You
HONS-398 Intl Issues in Science

ARTICLES - REFEREED
  • Single-Nanocrystal Spectroscopy of White-Light Emitting CdSe Nanocrystals in The Journal of Physical Chemistry A. (2011)
  • Synthesis of Magic-Sized CdSe and CdTe Nanocrystals with Phosphinic Acid in Chemistry of Materials. (2010)
  • On Ultrasmall Nanocrystals in Chemical Physics Letters. (2010)
  • Four-Focus Single-Particle Position Determination in a Confocal Microscope in Proceedings of SPIE. (2010)
  • Control of Surface State Emission via Phosphonic Acid Modulation in Ultrasmall CdSe Nanocrystals: The Role of Ligand Electronegativity in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. (2009)
  • Structure and Ultrafast Dynamics of White-Light Emitting CdSe Nanocrystals in Journal of the American Chemical Society. (2009)
  • Band Edge Recombination in CdSe, CdS, and CdSxSe1-x Alloy Nanocrystals Observed by Ultrafast Fluorescence Upconversion: The Effect of Surface Trap States in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. (2008)
  • Effects of Surface Passivation on the Exciton Dynamics of CdSe Nanocrystals as Observed by Ultrafast Fluorescence Upconversion Spectroscopy in The Journal of Chemical Physics. (2008)
  • Pinned Emission From Ultrasmall Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals in The Journal of Chemical Physics. (2008)
  • Electrochemistry and Photoelectrochemistry of Photosystem I Adsorbed on Hydroxyl-terminated Monolayers in Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. (2007)
  • Single Molecule Nanoparticles of the Conjugated Polymer MEH-PPV, Preparation and Characterization by Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy in The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. (2005)

PROCEEDINGS - Refereed (Full Paper)
  • Investigation of the Origin of the Diet Coke and Mentos Reaction in Upstate Research Symposium. (2014)
  • Temperature Effects on the Morphology of CdSe Nanocrystals in Upstate Research Symposium. (2014)
  • Synthesis of Two Dimensionally and One Dimensionally Confined Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals in Upstate Research Symposium. (2014)
  • Luminescent Quantum Dots in 218th ECS Meeting. (2011)

PRESENTATIONS
  • Temperature Effects on the Morphology of CdSe Nanocrystals. Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, South Carolina. (April, 2014)
  • Progress Toward the Determination of Melting Curves of CdSe Nanocrystals. Western Carolinas Section of the American Chemical Society Meeting. Greenville, South Carolina. (2014)
  • Investigation of the Origin of the Diet Coke and Mentos Reaction. Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. Allendale, Michigan. (2014)
  • Investigation of the Origin of the Mentos and Diet Coke Reaction. Western Carolinas Section of the American Chemical Society Meeting. Greenville, South Carolina. (2014)
  • Factors Effecting the Morphology of CdSe Nanocrsytals. Western Carolinas Section of the American Chemical Society Meeting. Greenville, South Carolina. (2014)
  • Applications and Design of Reinforced Silicon Nitride Windows for In Situ Liquid Transmission Electron Microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis. Hartford, Connecticut. (2014)
  • Synthesis of Two Dimensionally and One Dimensionally Confined Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals. Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, South Carolina. (2014)
  • Investigation of the Origin of the Diet Coke and Mentos Reaction. Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, South Carolina. (2014)
  • Investigation of the Origin of the Mentos and Diet Coke Reaction. Southern Atlantic Coast Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Greenville, South Carolina. (October, 2013)
  • Investigation of the Origin of the Mentos and Diet Coke Reaction. Lander University Department of Physical Science Research Sympossium. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2013)
  • Factors Effecting the Morphology of CdSe Nanocrystals. Lander University Department of Physical Sciences Research Symposium. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2013)
  • Ligand Exchange on CdSe Nanocrystals and Its Effect on the Optical Properties. Lander University Department of Physical Science Research Sympossium. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Single-Nanocrystal Spectroscopy of White-Light Emitting CdSe Nanocrystals. 11th Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum. Nashville, Tennessee. (2011)
  • Luminescent Quantum Dots. 218th ECS Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada. (2010)
  • Properties and Applications of White-Light Emitting CdSe Nanocrystals. Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. San Juan, Puerto Rico. (2009)
  • Pinned Emission From Ultrasmall Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals. Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Nashville, Tennessee. (2008)