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Theodore Lindeman

Professor

Research Summary

I am interested in investigating spectroscopic or kinetic or materials-science questions, including those which may require some creative apparatus and methods development. Examples include laser experiments to study chemical behavior of excited species, studies of gas-phase reactions of atmospheric importance, and investigations of oscillating or pattern-forming reactions. Also I invest considerable effort in developing course labs and chemical demonstrations, which I use in earnest in nearly every class.

Selected Recent Publications

(* Denotes Undergraduate Co-Author)

“Review of the Safety of Potassium and Potassium Oxides Including a Method for Disposal in Water”, J. DeLaHunt and T. Lindeman, in review 2006 at Journal of Chemical Health and Safety

“Intense, hyperthermal source of organic radicals for matrix-isolation spectroscopy”, T.G. Lindeman with G.B. Ellison, UC Boulder, et al, Review of Scientific Instruments 74 (6): 3077 (2003)

"Slit jet infrared spectroscopy of hydrogen bonded N2HF isotopomers . . .", D.J. Nesbitt, T.G. Lindeman, J.T. Farrell Jr., and C.M. Lovejoy, J. Chem. Physics 100 (2): 775 (1994)

"Inclusions in the Tschicoma Formation, Jemez volcanic field, New Mexico: Evidence of forced mechanical mixing between two liquids", K.W.W. Sims, B.M. Loeffler, T.G. Lindeman, and K. Futa, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology.

Education

    Education: B.A., The Colorado College (1973)

    M.S., Cornell University (1976)

    Ph.D., Cornell University (1979)