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John F. Richardson, Ph.D.

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Professor of Chemistry

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Phone Number: (502) 852-7069 (Office)
Fax Number: fax: (502) 852-8149
Address: Department of Chemistry, 2320 South Brook St, Louisville KY 40292
Ph. D. 1981, University of Western Ontario

 

 

Additional Appointments:

  • Director, University Honors Program

 

Research Interests:

X-RAY CRYSTALLOGRAPHY

 

  • Structure/function relationships in catalytic systems
  • Molecular stacking
  • Phase transitions
  • Structure and bonding in main group chemistry
  • Low coordinate and low valent unsaturated non-metals

MOLECULAR GRAPHICS/COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY

 

  • Solid acids such as zeolites and silico-aluminates
  • Catalytic systems
  • Conformational studies of oligosaccharides
  • Inorganic cage compounds

 

Investigators:

 

Selected Publications:

  1. J. Britten; N. G. R. Hearns; K. E. Preuss; J. F. Richardson; S. Bin-Salamon, "Mn(II) and Cu(II) Complexes of a Dithiadiazolyl Radical Ligand: Monomer/Dimer Equilibria in Solution" Inorg. Chem., 46, 3934-3945 (2007).
  2. J. L. Brusso; S. Derakhshan; H. Kleinke; R. C. Haddon; M. E. Itkis;  R. T. Oakley; R. W. Reed; J. F. Richardson; C. M. Robertson; L. K. Thompson, "Isostructural bis-dithiazolyl and bis-Thiaselenazolyl Radicals: Trends in Bandwidth and Conductivity" Inorg. Chem., 45, 10958-10966 (2006).
  3. A. A. Leitch; C. E. McKenzie; R. T. Oakley; R. W. Reed; J. F. Richardson; L. D. Sawyer, "Bimodal Association of a bis-1,2,3-dithiazolyl radical" J. Chem. Soc.,Chem. Commun., 1088-1090 (2006).
  4. L. Beer; J. L. Brusso; R. C. Haddon; M. E. Itkis; H. Kleinke; A. A. Leitch; R. T.Oakley; R. W. Reed; J. F. Richardson; R. A. Secco; X. Yu, "Pressure Enhanced Conductivity in Bis-1,2,3-Thiaselenazolyl Dimers" J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 127, 18159-18170 (2005).
  5. L. Beer; J. L. Brusso; R. C. Haddon; M. E. Itkis; R. T.Oakley; R. W. Reed; J. F. Richardson; R. A. Secco; X. Yu, "The Effect of Selenium Incorporation on the Bandwidth and Conductivity of Neutral Radical Conductors" J. Chem. Soc.,Chem. Commun., 5745-5747 (2005).
  6. L. Beer; J. L. Brusso; R. C. Haddon; M. E. Itkis; A. A. Leitch; R. T.Oakley; R. W. Reed; J. F. Richardson; D. G. van derVeer, "Bis -1,2,3-thiaselenazolyl radicals and their σ-bonded dimers" J. Chem. Soc.,Chem. Commun., 1543-1545 (2005).
  7. R. T. Oakley; R. W. Reed; C. M. Robertson; J. F. Richardson, "Naphthalene-1,2,3-dithiazolyl and its Selenium Containing Variants" Inorg. Chem., 44, 1837-1845 (2005).
  8. L. Beer; J. L. Brusso; R. C. Haddon; M. E. Itkis; A. A. Leitch; R. T.Oakley; R. W. Reed; J. F. Richardson; D. G. VanderVeer, "Resonance Stabilized bis-thiadiazinyl Radicals" J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1218-1220 (2005).

 

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