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Submissions from 2019

Selective Detection of Human Serum Albumin by Near Infrared Emissive Fluorophores: Insights Into Structure-Property Relationship, Rajib Choudhury, Siddhi Rajeshbhai Patel, and Anindya Ghosh

Submissions from 2018

A Red Emissive Donor-Acceptor Fluorophore as Protein Sensor: Synthesis Characterization and Binding Study, Rajib Choudhury, Hope E. Parker, Kassandra M. Cendejas, and Kalie L. Mendenhall

Ultrafast Electron Transfer Across a Nanocapsular Wall: Coumarins as Donors Viologen as Acceptor and Octa Acid Capsule as the Mediator, Chi Hung Chuang, Mintu Porel, Rajib Choudhury, Clemens Burda, and V. Ramamurthy

Cyclic Tetranuclear Iron-Carbonyl Complex Containing Thiobisbenzenethiolate Ligands: Synthesis and Structural Characterization, Shakeena L. Johnson, Nikolay N. Gerasimchuk, and Charles A. Mebi

Variations in Dissolved Nitrate Chloride and Sulfate in Precipitation Reservoir and Tap Waters Columbus Ohio, Deborah L. Leslie and W. Berry Lyons


Crystal and Electronic Structure of a Hexacarbonyldiiron Cluster Tethered To Naphthalene-2-Thiolate Ligands, Charles Mebi, Nikolay Gerasimchuk, and Jordan Labrecque


Orbital Light Curves of UU Aquarii in Stunted Outburst, J. W. Robertson, R. K. Honeycutt, A. A. Henden, and R. T. Campbell

Determination of Resonance Locations in NGC 613 From Morphological Arguments, Marc S. Seigar, Amber Harrington, and Patrick Treuthardt

A Computational Examination of the Binding Interactions of Amyloid β and Human Cystatin C, Arun K. Sharma, Joseph Persichetti, Ermin Tale, Gent Prelvukaj, Tyler Cropley, and Rajib Choudhury

Submissions from 2017

Predicting Conformations and Orientations of Guests Within a Water Soluble Host: A Molecular Docking Approach, Kassandra Cendejas and Rajib Choudhury

Supramolecular Self-Assembly of Water-Soluble Cavitands: Investigated by Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Kassandra Cendejas, Hope E. Parker, Dennis Molina, and Rajib Choudhury

Ultrafast Electron Transfer From Upper Excited State of Encapsulated Azulenes to Acceptors Across an Organic Molecular Wall, A. Mohan Raj, Mintu Porel, Puspal Mukherjee, Xiuyuan Ma, Rajib Choudhury, Elena Galoppini, Pratik Sen, and V. Ramamurthy

Submissions from 2016

[Fe-Fe] Hydrogenase Models: Iron(I)-Carbonyl Clusters Coupled To Alpha- and Para-Toluenethiolate Ligands, Adrian L. Haley, Lauren N. Broadbent, Lindsey S. McDaniel, Skye T. Heckman, Carlee H. Hinkle, Nikolay N. Gerasimchuk, John C. Hershberger, and Charles A. Mebi

Phenylthiolate-Diironhexacarbonyl Complexes: A Comparative Conceptual DFT and Electrochemical Study, Jazlynn C. Wisener, Kaitlin T. Patton, Johnson K. Agbo, and Charles A. Mebi

Submissions from 2014


The Long-Term Light Curve of the Cataclysmic Variable V794 Aquilae, R. K. Honeycutt, S. Kafka, and Jeff W. Robertson


The 1991-2012 Light Curve of the Old Nova HR LYRAE, R. K. Honeycutt, J. Shears, S. Kafka, Jeff W. Robertson, and A. A. Henden

Submissions from 2013

Redox Chemistry of Noninnocent Quinones Annulated To 2Fe2S Cores, Gabriel B. Hall, Jinzhu Chen, Charles A. Mebi, Noriko Okumura, Matthew T. Swenson, Stephanie E. Ossowski, Uzma I. Zakai, Gary S. Nichol, Dennis L. Lichtenberger, Dennis H. Evans, and Richard S. Glass

Light Curve of CR Bootis 1990-2012 From the Indiana Long-Term Monitoring Program, R. Kent Honeycutt, Brice R. Adams, George W. Turner, Jeff W. Robertson, Eric M. Ost, and J. Edward Maxwell


Wind Variability in BZ Camelopardalis, R. K. Honeycutt, S. Kafka, and Jeff W. Robertson

Using Naphthalene-2-Thiolate Ligands in the Design of Hydrogenase Models With Mild Proton Reduction Overpotentials, Charles A. Mebi, Derek S. Karr, and Bruce C. Noll

Submissions from 2012


Diironcarbonyl-Coumarin Complex: Preparation Intramolecular Electron Transfer and Electro-Generation of Hydrogen, Charles A. Mebi, Joshua J. Trujillo, and Anwar A. Bhuiyan

Iron(I)-Carbonyl Clusters Tethered To (Trifluoromethyl)Thiophenolates, Charles A. Mebi, Joshua J. Trujillo, Britney L. Rosenthal, Robert B. Bowman, Bruce C. Noll, and Patrick J. Desrochers

Submissions from 2011


The Chromospheric Activity of [HH97 FS Aur-79: a Close Binary With Late-Type Active (Dk7E+Dm3E) Components, S. J. Austin, Jeff W. Robertson, T. R. De Souza, C. Tycner, and R. K. Honeycutt


The 2001-2003 Low State of Nova Lacertae 1950 (DK LAC), R. K. Honeycutt, S. Kafka, H. Jacobson, A. A. Henden, D. Hoffman, T. Maxwell, Jeff W. Robertson, and K. Croxall


The Dwarf Nova Outbursts of Nova Her 1960 (=V446 Her), R. K. Honeycutt, Jeff W. Robertson, and S. Kafka

Enhanced Bone Cells Growth and Proliferation On TiO2 Nanotubular Substrates Treated by RF Plasma Discharge, Meena Mahmood, Philip Fejleh, Alokita Karmakar, Ashley Fejleh, Yang Xu, Ganesh Kannarpady, Hidetaka Ishihara, Rajesh Sharma, Zhongrui Li, Anindya Ghosh, Steve Trigwell, Franklin D. Hardcastle, Daniel Casciano, Guna Selvaduray, and Alexandru S. Biris

Diironhexacarbonyl Clusters With Imide and Amine Ligands: Hydrogen Evolution Catalysts, Charles A. Mebi, Derek S. Karr, and Ruixiao Gao

Submissions from 2010

Synthesis of Diiron Hydrogenase Mimics Bearing Hydroquinone and Related Ligands. Electrochemical and Computational Studies of the Mechanism of Hydrogen Production and the Role of O-H S Hydrogen Bonding, Jinzhu Chen, Aaron K. Vannucci, Charles A. Mebi, Noriko Okumura, Susan C. Borowski, Matthew Swenson, L. Tori Lockett, Dennis H. Evans, Richard S. Glass, and Dennis L. Lichtenberger

Submissions from 2008


New Complexities in the Low-State Line Profiles of AM Herculis, S. Kafka, T. Ribeiro, R. Baptista, R. K. Honeycutt, and Jeff W. Robertson

Orbit-Resolved Photometry and Echelle Spectroscopy of the Cataclysmic Variable ST LMi During a 2007 High State, Jeff W. Robertson, Steve B. Howell, R. K. Honeycutt, S. Kafka, and T. Campbell

Submissions from 2007

Late-Type Near-Contact Eclipsing Binary [HH97] Fs Aur-79, Jeff W. Robertson, R. K. Honeycutt, S. J. Austin, C. Tycner, and T. Campbell

Submissions from 2000


Post-Common-Envelope Binary Stars and the Precataclysmic Binary PG 1114+187, Todd C. Hillwig, R. Kent Honeycutt, and Jeff W. Robertson


Reconnaissance of Suspected Old Novae, Jeff W. Robertson, R. K. Honeycutt, T. Hillwig, J. S. Jurcevic, and A. A. Henden

Submissions from 1998


Spectroscopic and Photometric Analysis of the Nova-Like Cataclysmic Variable PG 1000+667: A New VY Sculptoris Star, T. C. Hillwig, Jeff W. Robertson, and R. K. Honeycutt