Albert Dukes III

Albert Dukes III

  • Associate Professor of Chemistry, Department of Physical Sciences
  • Faculty, College of Science & Mathematics
SC 316 Science Building
Education

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University (2011)
B.S., Clemson University (2005)

Publications

Refereed Articles 

  • Dukes III, A. D., Pitts, C. D., Kapingidza, A. B., Gardner, D. E., & Layland, R. C. (2018).  Comparison of the observed size-dependent melting point of CdSe nanocrystals to theoretical predictions.   European Journal of Chemistry.
  • Carter, M. D., Pierce, S. S., Dukes III, A. D., Brown, R. H., Crow, B. S., Rebecca L. Shanner, Leila M. Heidari, Samantha L Isenberg, Jonas W. Perez, Leigh Ann Graham, Jerry D. Thomas, Rudolph C. Johnson, and Aren E. Gordon (2017).  Supplemental Learning in the Laboratory: An Innovative Approach for Evaluating Knowledge and Method Transfer.   Journal of Chemical Education, 94 (8), 1094-1097, doi: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00964.
  • Dukes, III, A. D. & Gardner, D. E. (2017).  An Unconventional Approach to Procedural Development in Analytical Chemistry using Food Coloring and Absorption Spectroscopy.   The Chemical Educator, 22, 208-211, doi: 10.1333/s00897172778a.
  • Cameron, M. T., Rogerson, J. A., Blom, D. A., & Dukes III, A. D. (2016).  Quantification of the Morphological Transition in Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals as a Function of Reaction Temperature.   Frontiers of Materials Science, 10 (1), 8-14, doi: 10.1007/s11706-016-0319-y.
  • Delach, D. L., Dukes, M. J., Varano, A. C., Kelly, D. F., & Dukes III, A. D. (2015).  Real-Time Imaging of Lead Nanoparticles in Solution--Determination of the Growth Mechanism.   RSC Advances, 5, 104193, doi: 10.1039/c5ra18054f.
  • Gardner, D. E., Patel, B. R., Hernandez, V. K., Clark, D., Sorensen, S., Kyle Lester, Yvette Solis, Dan Tapster, Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, and Albert D. Dukes III (2014).  Investigation of the Mechanism of the Diet Soda Geyser Reaction.   The Chemical Educator, 19, 358-362, doi: 10.1007/s00897132592a.
  • Dukes, III, A. D., Samson, P. C., Keene, J. D., Davis, L. M., Wikswo, J. P., Sandra J. Rosenthal (2011).  Single-Nanocrystal Spectroscopy of White-Light Emitting CdSe Nanocrystals.   The Journal of Physical Chemistry A.
  • Davis, L. M., Canfield, B. K., King, J. K., Robinson, W. N., Dukes, III, A. D., Sandra J. Rosenthal, Philip C. Samson, and John P. Wikswo (2010).  Four-Focus Single-Particle Position Determination in a Confocal Microscope.   Proceedings of SPIE, 7571, 757112, doi: 10.1117/12.842572.
  • McBride, J. R., Dukes, III, A. D., Schreuder, M. A., & Rosenthal, S. J. (2010).  On Ultrasmall Nanocrystals.   Chemical Physics Letters.
  • Dukes, III, A. D., McBride, J. R., & Rosenthal, S. J. (2010).  Synthesis of Magic-Sized CdSe and CdTe Nanocrystals with Phosphinic Acid.   Chemistry of Materials.
  • Schreuder, M. A., McBride, J. R., Dukes, III, A. D., Sammons, J. A., & Rosenthal, S. J. (2009).  Control of Surface State Emission via Phosphonic Acid Modulation in Ultrasmall CdSe Nanocrystals: The Role of Ligand Electronegativity.   The Journal of Physical Chemistry C.
  • Bowers, M. J., McBride, J. R., Garrett, M. D., Sammons, J. A., Dukes, III, A. D., Michael Schreuder, Tony L. Watt, Andrew R. Lupini, Stephen J. Pennycook, and Sandra J. Rosenthal (2009).  Structure and Ultrafast Dynamics of White-Light Emitting CdSe Nanocrystals.   Journal of the American Chemical Society.
  • Garrett, M. D., Dukes, III, A. D., McBride, J. R., Smith, N. J., Pennycook, S. J., Sandra J. Rosenthal (2008).  Band Edge Recombination in CdSe, CdS, and CdSxSe1-x Alloy Nanocrystals Observed by Ultrafast Fluorescence Upconversion: The Effect of Surface Trap States.   The Journal of Physical Chemistry C.
  • Kippeny, T. C., Bowers, II, M. J., Dukes, III, A. D., McBride, J. R., Orndorff, R. L., Maria Danielle Garrett, and Sandra J. Rosenthal (2008).  Effects of Surface Passivation on the Exciton Dynamics of CdSe Nanocrystals as Observed by Ultrafast Fluorescence Upconversion Spectroscopy.   The Journal of Chemical Physics.
  • Dukes, III, A. D., Schreuder, M. A., Sammons, J. A., Smith, N. J., & Rosenthal, S. J. (2008).  Pinned Emission From Ultrasmall Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals.   The Journal of Chemical Physics.
  • Ciobanu, M., Kincaid, H. A., Lo, V., Dukes, A. D., Jennings, G. K., David E. Cliffel (2007).  Electrochemistry and Photoelectrochemistry of Photosystem I Adsorbed on Hydroxyl-terminated Monolayers.   Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry.
  • Szymanski, C., Wu, C., Hooper, J., Salazar, M. A., Perdomo, A., Albert Dukes, and Jason McNeill (2005).  Single Molecule Nanoparticles of the Conjugated Polymer MEH-PPV, Preparation and Characterization by Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy.   The Journal of Physical Chemistry B.

Refereed Proceedings 

Full Paper

  • Connelly, A., Dukes, A., & Johnson, P. (2018).  The effect of nitric acid and sulfuric acid on Notropis maculatus in a controlled environment.   Upstate Research Symposium, 14, 106-108.
  • Lacombe, M., Delach, D., & Dukes, A. (2018).  Lead Analysis of Drinking Water at a South Carolina University.   Upstate Research Symposium, 14, 101-102.
  • Pace, S., Dukes, A., Montesanti, N., & Maze, T. (2018).  Developing a Model System to Measure the Effectiveness of Transdermal Transportation of Nutrients.   Upstate Research Symposium, 14, 66-68.
  • Singletary, S. N., Altamirano, L., Layland, R. C., Delach, D. L., Dukes, A. D., Elizabeth A. Hopkins (2018).  Contaminant Profiles of Lake Greenwood.   Upstate Research Symposium, 14, 103-105.
  • Gardner, D. E. & Dukes III, A. D. (2016).  Student Perceptions of Laboratory Safety.   Upstate Research Symposium, 12, 14-16.
  • Dukes III, A. D. & Delach, D. L. (2016).  Observation of Real-Time Growth of Lead Nanoparticles in Solution by Transmission Electron Microscopy.   Upstate Research Symposium, 12, 17-19.
  • Pitts, C. D., Kapingidza, A. B., & Dukes III, A. D. (2015).  Progress on Determining the Size-Dependent Melting Point of CdSe Nanocrystals.   Upstate Research Symposium, 11, 118-120.
  • Gardner, D. E., Dukes, III, A. D., & Patel, B. R. (2014).  Investigation of the Origin of the Diet Coke and Mentos Reaction.   Upstate Research Symposium, 10, Spartanburg, SC: USC Upstate, 40-42.
  • Cameron, M. T., Dukes, III, A. D., Ashley, J. C., & Layland, R. C. (2014).  Synthesis of Two Dimensionally and One Dimensionally Confined Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals.   Upstate Research Symposium, 10, Spartanburg, SC: USC Upstate, 155-157.
  • Dukes III, A. D., Cameron, M. T., Ashley, J. C., & Layland, R. C. (2014).  Temperature Effects on the Morphology of CdSe Nanocrystals.   Upstate Research Symposium, 10, Spartanburg, SC: USC Upstate, 37-39.
  • Dukes, III, A. D., McBride, J. R., & Rosenthal, S. J. (2011).  Luminescent Quantum Dots.   218th ECS Meeting.

Invited Articles/Reviews 

  • McBride, J. R., Dukes, III, A. D., Schreuder, M. A., & Rosenthal, S. J. (2010).  On Ultrasmall Nanocrystals.   Chemical Physics Letters.
Presentations

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

International

  • Delach, D. L., Dukes III, A. D., & Gardner, D. E. (2016). Environmental Chemistry Incorporation into the Freshman General Chemistry Lab.   Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Greeley, Colorado.
  • Gardner, D. E. & Dukes, A. (2016). Perceptions of Student Safety.   Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Greeley, Colorado.
  • Pierce, S. S., Carter, M. D., Dukes III, A. D., Brown, R. H., & Gerdon, A. E. (2016). The Assessment of a.   Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Greeley, Colorado.
  • Dukes, A. & Gardner, D. E. (2016, August). Unconventional Approach to Procedural Development in Analytical Chemistry.   Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Greeley, Colorado.
  • Dukes, III, A. D. & Rosenthal, S. J. (2010). Luminescent Quantum Dots.   218th ECS Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.

National

  • Dukes, M. J., Dukes, III, A. D., Klein, K. L., Thomas, R., Kelly, D. F., John Damiano, Protochips, Inc. United States of America (2014). Applications and Design of Reinforced Silicon Nitride Windows for In Situ Liquid Transmission Electron Microscopy.   Microscopy and Microanalysis, Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Dukes, III, A. D. & Gardner, D. E. (2014). Investigation of the Origin of the Diet Coke and Mentos Reaction.   Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Allendale, Michigan.

Regional

  • Connelly, A., Dukes, A., & Johnson, P. (2018). The effect of nitric acid and sulfuric acid on Notropis maculatus in a controlled environment.   Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Lacombe, M. & Dukes, A. (2018). Lead Analysis of Drinking Water at a South Carolina University.   Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Pace, S., Dukes, A., Montesanti, N., & Maze, T. (2018). Developing a Model System to Measure the Effectiveness of Transdermal Transportation of Nutrients.   Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Layland, R. C., Dukes, A. D., Delach, D. L., Singletary, S. N., Altamirano, L., Elizabeth A. Hopkins (2018, April). Contaminant Profiles of Lake Greenwood.   Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Dukes III, A. D. & Delach, D. L. (2016). Observation of Real-Time Growth of Lead Nanoparticles in Solution by Transmission Electron Microscopy.   Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Gardner, D. E. & Dukes III, A. D. (2016). Student Perceptions of Laboratory Safety.   Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Dukes, III, A. D. (2016, October). Utilizing Electron Microscopy to Determine the Growth Mechanism of Nanoparticles.   Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Dukes III, A. D., Cameron, M. T., & Rogerson, J. A. (2015, May). Quantification of the Morphological Transition in Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals as a Function of Reaction Temperature.   Southeastern Microscopy Society, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Pitts, C. D., Kapingidza, A. B., & Dukes III, A. D. (2015, April). Progress on Determining the Size-Dependent Melting Point of CdSe Nanocrystals.   Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Gardner, D. E., Dukes, III, A. D., & Patel, B. R. (2014). Investigation of the Origin of the Diet Coke and Mentos Reaction.   Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Dukes III, A. D., Gardner, D. E., & Patel, B. R. (2013, October). 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.
  • Dukes, III, A. D., McBride, J. R., Schreuder, M. A., Bowers, II, M. J., & Rosenthal, S. J. (2009). Properties and Applications of White-Light Emitting CdSe Nanocrystals.   Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Dukes, III, A. D. & Rosenthal, S. J. (2008). Pinned Emission From Ultrasmall Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals.   Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Nashville, Tennessee.

State

  • Cameron, M. T., Dukes, III, A. D., Ashley, J. C., & Layland, R. C. (2014). Synthesis of Two Dimensionally and One Dimensionally Confined Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals.   Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Dukes III, A. D., Cameron, M. T., Ashley, J. C., & Layland, R. C. (2014, April). Temperature Effects on the Morphology of CdSe Nanocrystals.   Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 

Local

  • Dukes, III, A. D. (2015). Temperature Effects on the Morphology of CdSe Nanocrystals.   Lander University College of Science and Mathematics Seminar, Greenwood, South Carolina.
  • Parker, A. N. & Dukes, A. (2015). Progress on Measuring Henry's Law constant for Carbon Dioxide in Water Using Absorption Spectroscopy.   Lander University Department of Physical Sciences Research Symposium, Greenwood, South Carolina.
  • Underwood, T. & Dukes, A. (2015). Progress on Determining the Melting Curves of CdSe Nanocrystals.   Lander University Department of Physical Sciences Research Symposium, Greenwood, South Carolina.
  • Cameron, M. T., Ashley, J. C., Layland, R. C., & Dukes III, A. D. (2014). Factors Effecting the Morphology of CdSe Nanocrystals.   Western Carolinas Section of the American Chemical Society Meeting, Greenville, South Carolina.
  • Kapingidza, A. B. & Dukes III, A. D. (2014). Progress Toward the Determination of Melting Curves of CdSe Nanocrystals.   Western Carolinas Section of the American Chemical Society Meeting, Greenville, South Carolina.
  • Patel, B. R., Dukes III, A. D., & Gardner, D. E. (2014). Investigation of the Origin of the Mentos and Diet Coke Reaction.   Western Carolinas Section of the American Chemical Society Meeting, Greenville, South Carolina.
  • Pitts, C. D. & Dukes, III, A. D. (2014). Progress on Determining the Size-Dependent Melting Point of CdSe Nanocrystals.   Lander University Department of Physical Sciences Research Symposium, Greenwood, South Carolina.
  • Ashley, J., Cameron, M. T., Layland, R. C., & Dukes, III, A. D. (2013). Factors Effecting the Morphology of CdSe Nanocrystals.   Lander University Department of Physical Sciences Research Symposium, Greenwood, South Carolina.
  • Patel, B. R., Dukes, III, A. D., & Gardner, D. E. (2013). Investigation of the Origin of the Mentos and Diet Coke Reaction.   Lander University Department of Physical Science Research Symposium, Greenwood, South Carolina.
  • Boyle, M. F. & Dukes, III, A. D. (2012). Ligand Exchange on CdSe Nanocrystals and Its Effect on the Optical Properties.   Lander University Department of Physical Science Research Symposium, Greenwood, South Carolina.
  • Dukes, III, A. D., Samson, P. C., Keene, J. D., Davis, L. M., Wikswo, J. P., Sandra J. Rosenthal (2011). Single-Nanocrystal Spectroscopy of White-Light Emitting CdSe Nanocrystals.   11th Annual Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Forum, Nashville, Tennessee.

State

  • Dukes III, A. D. (2016). Testing the Testers: The Chemistry Behind the SLED Drug Report.   Annual Public Defenders Conference, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.