Levinger Group Publications (2008-present):

Underline = graduate student author; * = undergraduate student author

95. Miller, S. L.; Levinger, N. E. Urea Disrupts the AOT Reverse Micelle Structure at Low Temperatures. Langmuir, 2022, 38 (24), 7413–7421.

94. Gale, C. D.; Derakhshani-Molayousefi, M.; Levinger, N. E. How to Characterize Amorphous Shapes: The Tale of a Reverse Micelle. J. Phys. Chem. B., 2022, acs.jpcb.1c09439.

93. Samuels, F. M. D.; Stich, D. G.; Bonnart, R.; Volk, G. M.; Levinger, N. E. Non-Uniform Distribution of Cryoprotecting Agents in Rice Culture Cells Measured by CARS Microscopy. Plants, 2021, 10 (3), 589.

92. Miller, S. L.; Wiebenga-Sanford, B. P.; Rithner, C. D.; Levinger, N. E. Nanoconfinement Raises the Energy Barrier to Hydrogen Atom Exchange between Water and Glucose. J. Phys. Chem. B., 2021, 125 (13), 3364–3373.

91. Benjamin P. Wiebenga-Sanford, Jack B. Washington*, Brett Cosgrove*, Eduardo F. Palomares*, Derrick A. Vasquez*, Christopher D. Rithner, and Nancy E. Levinger, “Sweet Confinement: Glucose and Carbohydrate Osmolytes in Reverse Micelles”, J. Phys. Chem. B., 2018, 122, 9555-9566. DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b07406

90.  Rachel Neville, Patrick Shipman, Nancy Levinger, and Amber Krummel, “ConfChem Conference on Mathematics in Undergraduate Chemistry Instruction: Applied Mathematics for Chemistry Majors”, J. Chem. Educ .2018, 95, 1438–1439. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00107

89. Nancy E. Levinger, “The Window of Opportunity”, invited book chapter in Mom the Chemistry Professor: Personal Accounts and Advice from Chemistry Professors who are Mothers, Kimberly Woznak, Amber Charlebois, Renée Cole, Cecilia Marzabadi, Gail Webster, Editors, second edition, (Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2018), pp. 279-295. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-78972-9

88.  Benjamin P. Wiebenga-Sanford, Joseph DiVerdi, Christopher D. Rithner, and Nancy E. Levinger, “Nanoconfinement’s dramatic impact on proton exchange between glucose and water”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2016, 7, 45974601. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b01651

87.  Irma Sánchez-Lombardo, Bharat Baruah, Santiago Alvarez, Katarina R. Werst*, Nicole A. Segaline*, Nancy E. Levinger and Debbie C. Crans, “Size and shape trump charge in interactions of oxovanadates with self-assembled interfaces: Application of Continuous Shape Measure analysis to the decavanadate anion”, New J. Chem, 40, 962-975 (2016). DOI: 10.1039/C5NJ01788B

86.  Nancy E. Levinger, Mark Maroncelli, and Richard M. Stratt, “A tribute to Branka M. Ladanyi”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2015 (Branka M. Ladanyi Festschrift).

85.  Kristin A. Olsson*, Meena M. Balgopal, and Nancy E. Levinger, “How Did We Get Here? Teaching Chemistry with a Historical Perspective”, J. Chem. Educ.92, 17 (2015) DOI:10.1021/ed5005239.

84.  R. Dario Falcone, N. Mariano Correa, Nancy E. Levinger and Juana J. Silber, “Ionic Liquids in soft confinement. Effect of the different Reverse Micelles interfaces on the entrapped Ionic Liquid structure” chapter in Ionic Liquid-Based Surfactant Science: Formulation, Characterization and Applications, Edited by Bidyut K. Paul and S. P. Moulik, (John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2015) pp 283-302.

83.  Nancy E. Levinger, “The Window of Opportunity”, invited book chapter in Mom the Chemistry Professor: Personal Accounts and Advice from Chemistry Professors who are Mothers, Renée Cole, Cecilia Marzabadi, Gail Webster, Kimberly Woznak, Editors (Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2014), pp. 83-94.

82.  Audra G. Sostarecz, Ernestas Gaidamauskas, Steve Distin*, Sandra J. Bonetti, Nancy E. Levinger, and Debbie C. Crans, “Correlation of Insulin Enhancing Properties of Vanadium Dipicolinate Complexes in Model Membrane Systems: Phospholipid Langmuir Monolayers and AOT Reverse Micelles”, Chem. Eur. J., 20, 5149-5159 (2014).

81.  R.Costard,C.Greve,N.E.Levinger,E.T.J.Nibbering,T.Elsaesser, “Ultrafast vibrational dynamics of water confined in phospholipid reverse micelles”, Ultrafast Phenomena XVIII, S. Cundiff, K. Yamanouchi, R. de Vivie-Riedle, eds. (2012, Springer Verlag, Berlin).

80.  Myles Sedgwick, Richard L. Cole, Christopher D. Rithner, Debbie C. Crans, and Nancy E. Levinger, “Correlating proton transfer dynamics to probe location in confined environments”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.134, 11904–11907 (2012) DOI: 10.1021/ja304529v.

79.  Debbie C. Crans and Nancy E. Levinger, “The conundrum of pH in water nanodroplets: sensing pH in reverse micelle water pools”, Acc. Chem. Res., 45, 1637-1645 (2012)DOI: 10.1021/ar200269g.

78.  N. M. Correa, J. J. Silber, R. E. Riter and N. E. Levinger, “Nonaqueous Reverse Micelles”, Chem. Rev., 112, 4569–4602 (2012) DOI:10.1021/cr200254q.

77.  Rene Costard, Nancy E. Levinger, Erik T. J. Nibbering, and Thomas Elsaesser, “Ultrafast Vibrational Dynamics of Water Confined in Phospholipid Reverse Micelles”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 116,5752–5759 (2012) DOI: 10.1021/jp3039016.

76.  Nancy E. Levinger, Rene Costard, Erik T. J. Nibbering and Thomas Elsaesser, “Ultrafast energy migration pathways in self-assembled phospholipids interacting with confined water”, J. Phys. Chem. A,115,11952–11959 (2011).

75.  Jeffrey T. McPhee, Eric Scott*, Nancy E. Levinger and Alan Van Orden, “Cy3 in AOT Reverse Micelles: I. Evidence for H-Dimers Using Steady-State and Time-Resolved Spectroscopy”J. Phys. Chem. B.,115, 9576-9584 (2011) DOI:10.1021/jp200126f.

74.  Jeffrey T. McPhee, Eric Scott*, Nancy E. Levinger and Alan Van Orden, “Cy3 in AOT Reverse Micelles: II. Probing Intermicellar Interactions Using Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy”, J. Phys. Chem. B.,115, 9585-9592 (2011) DOI:10.1021/jp2001282.

73.  Nancy E. Levinger Lauren C. Rubenstrunk*, Bharat Baruah, and Debbie C. Crans, “Acidification of Reverse Micellar Nanodroplets by CO2“, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 7205–7214, (2011). Highlighted in Science, 332, (6031), 13 May 2011.

72.  R. Dario Falcone, N. Mariano Correa, Juana J. Silber, Bharat Baruah, Ernestas Gaidamauskas, Debbie C. Crans and Nancy E. Levinger, “Multinuclear NMR investigation of room temperature ionic liquid encapsulated in reverse micelles“,Chem. Eur. J., 17, 6837-6846 (2011) DOI: 10.1002/chem.201002182.

71.  Myles Sedgwick, Alejandro M. Trujillo, Noah Hendricks*, Nancy E. Levinger, and Debbie C. Crans, “Coexisting cholesterol aggregates in AOT microemulsions”, Langmuir,27, 948-54 (2011).

70.  R. L. Cole, B. G. Barisas and N. E. Levinger, ” Logarithmic based optical delay for time-resolved data collection”, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 81, article number 093101, (2010).

69.  Michael D. Fayer and Nancy E. Levinger, “Analysis of Water in Confined Geometries and at Interfaces”, Ann. Rev. Anal. Chem., vol. 3, 89-107, (2010).

68.  Myles A. Sedgwick, D. C. Crans, and N. E. Levinger, “What’s inside a nonionic reverse micelle? Probing the interior of Igepal reverse micelles using decavandate”, Langmuir, 25, 5496–5503, (2009).

67.  Emily E. Fenn, D. E. Moilanen, N. E. Levinger, and M. D. Fayer, ” Water Dynamics and Interactions in Water-Polyether Binary Mixtures”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.,131, 5530-5539 (2009).

66.  Debbie C. Crans, Bharat Baruah, Allison Ross, Nancy E. Levinger, “Impact of confinement and interfaces on coordination chemistry: probing oxovanadate reactions including proton transfer reactions in reverse micelles”, Coord. Chem. Rev., 253, 2178–2185 (2009).

65.  Nancy E. Levinger and Laura A. Swafford, “Ultrafast Studies in Reverse Micelles”, Ann. Rev. Phys. Chem. vol. 60, 385-406 (2009).

64.  Debbie C. Crans, Alejandro M. Trujillo, Sandra Bonetti, Christopher D. Rithner, Bharat Baruah, and Nancy E. Levinger “Penetration of Negatively Charged Lipid Interfaces by The Negatively Charged Dipicolinate”,J. Org. Chem.(Meyers Memorial Issue) 73(24), 9633–9640 (2008).

63.  Bharat Baruah, Laura A. Swafford, Debbie C. Crans, and Nancy E. Levinger, “Do probe molecules influence water in confinement?”J. Phys. Chem. B,112, 10158-10164 (2008).

62.  Michelle L. Stahla*, Bharat Baruah, Dustin M. James, Michael D. Johnson, Nancy E. Levinger and Debbie C. Crans, “1H NMR Studies of Aerosol-OT Reverse Micelles with Alkali and Magnesium Counterions: Preparation and Analysis of MAOTs”, Langmuir, 24, 6027-6035 (2008).

61.  D. A. Roess, S. M. L. Smith, P. Winter, J. Zhou, P. Dou, B. Baruah, A. M. Trujillo, N. E. Levinger, X. Yang, B. G. Barisas and D. C. Crans, “Effects of Vanadium-Containing Compounds on Membrane Lipids and on Microdomains Used in Receptor-Mediated Signaling”, Chem. Biodiversity, 5, 1558-1570 (2008).

60.  E. R. Fisher and N. E. Levinger, ” Real and invented case studies: A directed framework for integrating ethics into chemistry courses, research programs, and workshops”, J. Chem. Educ., 85, 796-801 (2008).

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