College of Arts & Sciences Chemistry

Stanley May

Stanley May
Professor
Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
UCL Churchill-Haines Labs 106
Phone: 605-677-3141
Education:
  • Ph D, Inorganic Physical Chemistry, University of Virginia, 1987
  • BS, Chemistry, College of Charleston, 1982
Publications:
  • Blumenthal, T., Jeevan, M., May, S., Jon, K. J., Cross, W., Ankireddy, K., Vunnam, S., Luu, Q. N., Patterned direct-write and screen-printing of NIR-to-visible upconverting inks for security applications, Nanotechnology, vol. 23, iss. 18, p. 185305.
  • Jeevan, M. M., William, C. M., May, S., QuocAnh, L. N., Grant, C. A., Jon, K. J., Security printing of covert quick response codes using upconverting nanoparticle inks, Nanotechnology, vol. 23, iss. 39, pp. 395201-395209.
  • Zhong, L., Luu, Q. N., Paudel, H., Bayat, K., Baroughi, M. F., May, S., Smith, S., Spectroscopic Imaging for Characterization of Metal-Enhanced Upconversion, IEEE.
  • 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.
  • Peng, R., Lin, C., Baltrusaitis, J., Wu, C., Dimitrijevic, N. M., Rajh, T., May, S., Koodali, R., Insight into Band Positions and Inter-particle Electron Transfer Dynamics between CdS Nanoclusters and Spatially Isolated TiO2 Dispersed in Cubic MCM-48 Mesoporous Materials: A Highly Efficient System for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution under Visible Light Illumination, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, vol. 16.
  • 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.
  • Baroughi, M. F., Dachhepati, D., Gautam, U., Bayat, K., May, S., (2013), Highly tunable self-assembled plasmonic lattices through nanosphere lithography, Optics Letters, vol. 38, pp. 2153-2155 .
  • Paudel, H. P., Dachhepati, D., Bayat, K., Mottaghian, S. S., May, S., Lin, C., Smith, S., Baroughi, M. F., (2013), Design, fabrication, and characterization of a plasmonic upconversion enhancer and its prospects for photovoltaics, Journal of Photonics for Energy, vol. 3, p. 035598.
  • 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.
  • Bao, Y., Luu, Q. N., Zhao, Y., Fong, H., May, S., Jiang, C., (2012), Upconversion polymeric nanofibers containing lanthanide-doped nanoparticles via electrospinning, Nanoscale, vol. 4, iss. 23, pp. 7369-7375.
  • 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.
  • Sykes, A., He, H., Dubey, M., May, S., (2010), Hybridization of near-infrared emitting erbium (III) and ytterbium (III) monoporphyrinate complexes with silica xerogel: synthesis, structure and photophysics, Dalton Transactions, vol. 39, pp. 6466-6474.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bao, Y., Luu, Q. N., Lin, C., Schloss, J. M., May, S., Jiang, C., (2010), Layer-by-layer assembly of freestanding thin films with homogeneously distributed upconversion nanocrystals, Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 20, iss. 38, pp. 8356-8361.
  • 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.
  • He, H., Sykes, A., May, S., He, G., (2009), Structure and photophysics of near-infrared emissive ytterbium(III) monoporphyrinate acetate complexes having neutral bidentate ligands, Hongshan He, Dalton Transactions/Royal Chemical Society, p. 7454.
  • 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:
  • May, S., Jon, K. J. (2013, November). Security Printing and Anti-Counterfeiting Technology Research at South Dakota Universities. Presented at the Security Printing Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • May, S., Kellar, J. J. (2013, October). An Overview of 2013 Research Activities: South Dakota Security Printing and Anti-Counterfeiting. Presented at the Document Security Alliance, Washington, DC.
  • Berry, M., May, S. (2013, August). Modeling the Kinetics of NIR-to-Visible Upconversion .
  • May, S., Berry, M. T. (2013, June). Metal-Surface Enhanced NIR-to-Visible Upconversion in Lanthanide-doped Materials. Presented at the Advances In Photoreactions, Telluride, CO.
  • May, S. (2013, April). Studies and applications of luminescence upconversion nanomaterials. Presented at the 2013 Symposium on Excellence in Nurturing Undergraduate Research , Fargo, ND.
  • Jiang, C., Bao, Y., May, S. (2013, April). Fabrication of Polymeric Nanocomposites Containing Lanthanide-doped Upconversion Nanoparticles. Presented at the 2013 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, San Francisco, California.
  • 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.
  • 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., Cross, W., Kellar, J., Meruga, J. (2012, April). Rare-earth doped nanoparticles in security printing applications. 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., Smithd, S. (2012, April). Spectroscopic imaging of metal-enhanced upconversion on plasmonic substrates. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco.
  • May, S., Suter, J. (2012, April). Study of Quantum Dots Encased in a Polymer Matrix for Use in a Luminescent Solar Concentrator. 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.
  • May, S. (2011, June). The Use of Plasmomic Materials for the Enhancement of NIR-to-Visible Upconversion Lumimenscence in Er3+,Yb3+:NaYF4 Nanocrystals. Presented at the 26th Rare Earth Research Conference, Sante Fe, NM.
  • Bao, Y., Luu, Q. N., Lin, C., Schloss, J. M., May, S., Jiang, C. (2011, March). Fabrication and optical properties of multilayer thin films with upconversion nanocrystals. Presented at the 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim, CA.
  • 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.
  • Hawkinson, D., May, S., Engebretson, D., Burum, B., Baride, A. (2010, October). Two-photon uncaging of coumarin from cinnamate-coated CdSe quantum dots as a model drug delivery system.. Presented at the 45th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, KS.
  • 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.
  • Bao, Y., Luu, Q. A., Schloss, J., May, S., Jiang, C. (2010, March). Assembly of upconversion nanoparticles in layer-by-layer thin films. Presented at the 239th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco.