Thomas F. GeorgeChancellor, and Professor of Chemistry and Physics. B.A., 1967, Gettysburg College; M.S., 1968, Ph.D., 1970, Yale Univ. Research Associate, 1971, Mass. Inst. Tech.; 1972, Univ. California (Berkeley). Physical Chemistry. Theoretical chemistry: interaction of laser radiation with molecular processes in gaseous and condensed phases, surface and solid-state chemistry, nonlinear optics, nanotechnology, superconductors and polymers.

Selected Recent Publications

“Electron Two-Transition-Induced Enhancement of Emission Efficiency in Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes,” R. A. Chen, C. Wang, S. Li and T. F. George, Materials 2013.6, 886.

“Localization and Relaxation of Singlet Exciton Formation in Conjugated Polymers under Photoexcitation,” C. Wang, L. Q. Zhuang, R. A. Chen, S. Li and T. F. George, J. Phys. Chem. B 2013.117, 3258

“Electric Field-Tuned Polymer Amplified Spontaneous Emission,” S. Li, L. Q. Zhuang and T. F. George, J. Electrochem. Soc. 2012.159, 29.

“A Comparative First-Principles Study of Structural and Electronic Properties of Memantine, Amantadine and Rimantadine,” K. Middleton, G. P. Zhang, M. R. Nichols and T. F. George, Mol. Phys. 2012.110, 685.

“Zitterbewegung in Thin Films of Topological Insulators with Hexagonal Lattice Irradiated by Terahertz Pulses,” N. N. Yanyushkina, A. V. Zhukov, M. B. Belonenko and T. F. George, Mod. Phys. Lett. B 2012.26, 1250106/1

“2D Electromagnetic Breathers in Carbon Nanotubes,” E. G. Federov, A. V. Zhukov, M. B. Belonenko and T. F. George, Eur. Phys. J. D: 2012.66, 219/1

“Carrier-Collision-Induced Formation of Charged Excitons and Ultrafast Dynamics Fluorescence Spectra,” R. A. Chen, C. Wang, S. Li and T. F. George, J. Phys. Chem. A 2012.116, 12089.

“Proposed Coherent Trapping of a Population of Electrons in a C60 Molecule Induced by Laser Excitation,” G. P. Zhang and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2012.109, 257401/1.

“Fluorescence Dynamics and Dipole Moment Evolution of Singlet Exciton Decay in Conjugated Polymers,” W. F. Jiang, R. A. Chen, S. Li and T. F. George, J. Phys. Chem. B 2011.115, 15196.

“Modeling Photothermal Heating and Ablation of Biological Hard Tissues by Short and Ultrashort Laser Pulses,” R. R. Letfullin, C. E. W. Rice and T. F. George, , Int. J. Theoret. Phys., Group Theory and Nonlinear Optics 2011.15, 11.

“Oscillations of a Light Bullet Propagating Through a Carbon Nanotube Array with Metallic Inhomogeneities,” S. Popov, M. B. Belonenko, N. G. Lebedev, A. V. Zhukov and T. F. George, Int. J. Theoret. Phys., Group Theory and Nonlinear Optics 2011, 15, 49.

“First-Principles Prediction of Optical Second-Harmonic Generation in the Endohedral N@C60 Compound,” G. P. Zhang, D. A. Strubbe, S. G. Louie and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. A 2011, 84, 023837/1

“Reply to ‘Is the Controversy over Femtosecond Magneto-Optics Resolved?’ G. P. Zhang, W. Hübner, G. Lefkidis, Y. Bai and T. F. George, by K. Carva, M. Battiato and P. M. Oppeneer,” Nature Phys. 2011, 7, 665.

“Invisible Cavity of a Polymeric Nanofiber Laser,” S. Li, W. F. Jiang, Y. P. Xu and T. F. George, J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 17582.

“Theoretical Study of Bone Cancer Therapy by Plasmonic Nanoparticles,” R. R. Letfullin, C. E. W. Rice and T. F. George, Therapeutic Delivery 2011, 2, 1259.