College of Arts & Sciences Chemistry

Mary T. Berry

Mary Berry
Professor
Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
UPL Pardee Laboratory 115
Phone: 605-677-6183
Education:
  • Physical Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • Ph D, Physical Chemistry, University of Virginia, 1987
  • BS, Chemistry, College of Charleston, 1980
Publications:
  • Yao, G., Huang, S., Berry, M., May, S., Kilin, D., (2014), Non-collinear spin DFT for Lanthanide Ions in Doped Hexagonal- NaYF4, Molecular Physics, vol. 112, iss. 03-04, pp. 546 - 556.
  • Chen, J., Meng, Q., Berry, M., May, S., Kilin, D., (2014), Time-Dependent Excited-State Molecular Dynamics of Photodissociation of Lanthanide Complexes for Laser-Assisted Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition , Molecular Physics, vol. 112, iss. 03-04, pp. 508 - 517.
  • Anderson, R., Smith, S., May, S., Berry, M., (2013), Revisiting the NIR-to-Visible Upconversion Mechanism in ß-NaYF4:Yb3+,Er3+, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, vol. 5, iss. 1, pp. 36-42.
  • Yao, G., Berry, M., May, S., Kilin, D., (2013), DFT Calculation of Russell–Saunders Splitting for Lanthanide Ions Doped in Hexagonal (ß)-NaYF4 Nanocrystals, J. Phys. Chem. C, vol. 117, iss. 33, p. 17177–17185.
  • Baride, A., Engebretson, D., Berry, M., May, S., (2013), Quenching of coumarin emission by CdSe and CdSe/ZnS quantum dots: Implications for fluorescence reporting, Journal of Luminescence.
  • Chen, J., Meng, Q., May, S., Berry, M., Lin, C., (2013), Sensitization of Eu3+ Luminescence in Eu:YPO4 Nanocrystals, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, iss. 11, pp. 5953-5962.
  • Meng, Q., May, S., Berry, M., Kilin, D., (2012), Sequential hydrogen dissociation from a charged Pt13H24 cluster modeled by ab initio molecular dynamics, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry.
  • Yao, G., Berry, M., May, S., Kilin, D., (2012), Optical properties of host material for phosphor computational modeling, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry.
  • Han, Y., Dai, F., Sykes, A., May, S., Berry, M., Meng, Q., Lin, C., (2012), catena-Poly[1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium [[dichlorido(methanol-[kappa]O)(propan-2-ol-[kappa]O)lanthanate(III)]-di-[mu]-chlorido]], Acta Crystallographica Section E, vol. E68, iss. 3, pp. m292-m293.
  • Meng, Q., Cross, A. M., May, S., Sykes, A., Berry, M., (2011), "Di-µ-pivalato-?3O,O:O;?3O:O,O-bis[(methanol-?O)bis-(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-heptane-3,5-dionato)praseodymium(III)]", Acta Crystallographica, vol. E67, pp. m1514-1515.
  • Paudel, H. P., Zhong, L., Bayat, K., Baroughi, M. F., Smith, S., Lin, C., Jiang, C., Berry, M., May, S., (2011), Enhancement of NIR-to-Visible upconversion luminescence using engineered plasmonic gold surfaces, J. Phys. Chem. C, vol. 115, iss. 39, pp. 19028-19036.
  • Brandner, A., Kitahara, T., Beare, N., Lin, C., Berry, M., May, S., (2011), "Luminescence Properties and Quenching Mechanisms of Ln(Tf2N)3 Complexes in the Ionic Liquid bmpyr Tf2N", Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 50, pp. 6509 - 6520.
  • Luu, Q. N., Doorn, J. M., Berry, M., Jiang, C., Lin, C., May, S., (2011), Preparation and optical properties of silver nanowires and silver-nanowire thin ?lms, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 356, iss. 1, pp. 151-158.
  • Cross, A. M., May, S., van Veggel, F., Berry, M., (2010), Dipicolinate sensitization of europium luminescence in dispersible 5%Eu:LaF3 nanoparticles, Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 114, p. 14740.
  • Meng, Q., Robert, W., Gong, Y., Day, E., Chen, J., May, S., Berry, M., (2010), Thin Film Deposition and Photodissociation Mechanisms for Lanthanide Oxide Production from Tris(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-3,5-heptanedionato)Ln(III) in Laser-Assisted MOCVD, Chemistry of Materials, vol. 22, pp. 6506-6064.
  • Meng, Q., Witte, R. J., Gong, Y., Day, E. L., Chen, J., May, S., Berry, M., (2010), Thin Film Deposition and Photodissociation Mechanisms for Lanthanide Oxide Production from Tris(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-3,5-heptanedionato)Ln(III) in Laser-Assisted MOCVD, Chem. Mater, vol. 22, iss. 22, p. 6056.
  • Lin, C., Berry, M., May, S., (2010), Influence of colloidal-gold films on the luminescence of Eu(TTFA)3 in PMMA, Journal of Luminescence, vol. 130, iss. 10, pp. 1907-1915.
  • Meng, Q., Witte, R., May, S., Berry, M., (2009), Photodissociation and Photoionization Mechanisms in Lanthanide-based Fluorinated ß-Diketonate Metal−Organic Chemical-Vapor Deposition Precursors, Chemistry of Materials, vol. 2009, iss. 21, p. 5801.
Presentations:
  • Berry, M., May, S. (2013, August). Modeling the Kinetics of NIR-to-Visible Upconversion .
  • Berry, M. (2012, December). IGERT: Nanostructured Solar Cells: Materials, Processes, and Devices. Presented at the 2012 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantees Conference, Arlington, VA.
  • May, S., Jeevan, M., Berry, M., Kellar, J. J., Cross, W. (2012, October). Security Printing Applications of Upconverting Inks. Presented at the Document Security Alliance, Washington, DC.
  • Berry, M. (2012, September). Modeling the Kinetics of NIR-to-Visible Upconversion in NaYF4:Er,Yb Nanocrystals. Presented at the Sustainable Materials and Light Driven Processes, Fargo, ND.
  • Qingguo, M., Berry, M., May, S., Kilin, D. (2012, August). COMP417 Electronic structure of Pt13H24 cluster and its surface chemistry. Presented at the ACS 244th National Meeting, Philadelphia, , Philadelphia, PA.
  • Yao, G., Berry, M., May, S., Kilin, D. (2012, August). COMP14 Computational modeling of optical properties of lanthanide ions doped hexagon beta-NaYF4 nanocrystals for laser spectroscopy. Presented at the ACS 244th National Meeting, Philadelphia, , Philadelphia, PA.
  • May, S., Baroughi, M. F., Berry, M. (2012, April). Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Plasmonic Enhancers. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco.
  • May, S., Lin, C., Berry, M. (2012, April). Sensitization of Eu3+ Luminescence in YPO4 Nanocystals. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco.
  • May, S., Meng, Q., Berry, M. (2012, April). Investigation on Thin Film Deposition Mechanism by Laser Assisted MOCVD (LCVD) Method Using Lanthanum Tri(methylsilyl)amide [La(TMSA)3] as Precursor. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco.
  • May, S., Chen, J., Berry, M. (2012, April). Photodissociation Pathway of Gadolinium Cyclopentadienyl-type Precursors for Laser Assisted MOCVD. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco.
  • May, S., Berry, M. (2012, April). Modeling the kinetics of NIR-to-visible upconversion. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco.
  • Berry, M. (2011, December). IGERT: Nanostructured Solar Cells: Materials, Processes, and Devices. Presented at the 2011 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantees Conference, Arlington, VA.
  • Berry, M., Kellar, J. (2011, October). The Impact of NSF-EPSCoR on SD Research Infrastructure. Presented at the ND/SD 2011 Joint EPSCoR Conference, Fargo, ND.
  • Berry, M. (2011, June). PANS Center Characteristics. Presented at the AAAS Review of PANS, Chamberlain, SD.
  • Berry, M. (2011, April). Prospects for Solar Energy. Presented at the Green Jobs Conference, Des Moines, IA.
  • Berry, M., May, S., Koodali, R., Galipeau, D., Kellar, J. (2010, December). IGERT: Nanostructured Solar Cells: Materials, Processes, and Devices. Presented at the 2010 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Berry, M. (2010, September). Integrative Graduate Education and Training (IGERT) Program in South Dakota. Presented at the Meeting of the National Science Board, Spearfish South Dakota.
  • Berry, M., Koppang, M. (2010, August). Development of student skills in the first two years of the chemistry curriculum. Presented at the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Dallas, TX.
  • Berry, M., Larive, C., Donnelly, S. (2010, August). Strategies for increasing participation and fostering excellence. Presented at the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Dallas, TX.
  • Cross, A. M., May, S., van Veggel, F., Berry, M. (2010, May). Dipicolinate of Sensitization of Europium Luminescence in Dispersible %5Eu:LaF3 Nanoparticles. Presented at the Tribal Renewable Energy Research Workshop, Seattle, WA.
  • Berry, M. (2010, May). Prospects for Solar Energy. Presented at the Tribal Renewable Energy Research Workshop, Seattle, WA.
  • DeWitt, K., Berry, M., Koppang, M., Vitt, J., Earl, G., Weisshaar, D. (2010, April). Bringing Authentic Research into the General Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum: Northern Plains Undergraduate Research Center. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the South Dakota Academy of Science, Spearfish, SD.
  • Berry, M. (2010, April). Small and Bright: Sensitizing Nanoparticle Luminescence and Other Stories.