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Christopher Laperle

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

claperle@providence.edu
401-865-1998
Albertus Magnus Hall 318A

Education:

Ph.D. - University of California, San Diego

Area(s) of Expertise:

Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Quantum Mechanics

Awards and Honors:

Single Investigator Cottrell College Science Award - Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement

Selected Publications:

Chase, Hilary., McDonough, Thomas., Overly, Kenneth., Laperle, Christopher. (2013). Combined 1H NMR and DFT Study of the Solvent Effects on the Iron Pentacarbonyl-Catalyzed Photo-Assisted Isomerization of Allyl Alcohol. The Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, Wiley. 26 (4), 322-326.

Lunny, Elizabeth., Laperle, Christopher. (2012). FTIR and DFT-D investigation of the structure of ruthenium pentacarbonyl in small alcohol solvents. Chemical Physics Letters, Elsevier. 543 (1-3), 86-91.

Ahr, Brian., Chollet, Matthieu., Adams, Bernhard., Lunny, Elizabeth. (2011). Picosecond x-ray absorption measurements of the ligand substitution dynamics of Fe(CO)5 in ethanol. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, RSC. 13, 5590-5599.

Lunny, Elizabeth., Belec, Lindsay., McDonough, Thomas., Armatas, N. Gabriel. (2011). Solvent induced structural dynamics of ruthenium pentacarbonyl in benzene. Chemical Physics Letters, Elsevier. 508 (1-3), 43-48.

Recent Presentations:

Laperle, Christopher., American Chemical Society, Dallas, TX, "Poster: Solution dynamics of osmium pentacarbonyl in alcohol solvents". March, 2014.


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