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Jeffrey Gray

Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Meyer 259
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
(419) 772-2337
Professional Experience: 

 

  • Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 2005 - 2013
  • Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 2003 - present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 1996 - present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 1993 - present
  • Senior Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA, 1987 - 1993
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987
  • B.S., Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, 1982
Teaching Interests: 
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Molecular spectroscopy
  • Kinetics
  • Introductory chemistry
Research Interests: 
  • Fluorescence spectroscopy of free radicals
  • Non-linear optical methods
  • Flash photolysis
Selected Publications: 
  • T. B. Settersten, B. D. Patterson, and J. A. Gray, "Temperature- and species-dependent quenching of NO A2S+ (v'=0) probed by two-photon laser-induced fluorescence using a picosecond laser", J. Chem. Phys. 124, 234308 (2006)
  • J. A. Gray, T. B. Settersten, and R. L. Farrow, "Coherent Infrared-Ultraviolet Double-Resonance Spectroscopy of CH3", Chem. Phys. Lett. 370, 204 (2003)
  • M. G. Comstock, J. R. Kerr, and J. A. Gray, "Two-Photon Ionization Spectroscopy of Alkali Atoms in Flames", J. Chem. Educ. 79, 500 (2002)
  • J. A. Gray, "A shock tube with tunable, pulsed laser-based diagnostics", Rev. Sci. Instrum. 61, 1825 (1990)
  • J. A. Gray, S. F. Rice, and R. W. Field, "The Electric Dipole Moment of NiH X2D5/2 and B2D5/2", J. Chem. Phys. 82, 4717 (1985)
  • N. J. Dunn, W. H. Humphries IV, A. R. Offenbacher, T. L. King, and J. A. Gray, "pH-dependent cis ® trans isomerization rates for azobenzene dyes in aqueous solution", invited manuscript submitted to J. Phys. Chem. A