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Chem Lec 20100903 - SELECTED SLIDES FOR CHEM 110 LECTURE 1 JEANNE TIMMINS AUDITORIUM MNI Welcome to Welcome to Chemistry 110 Chemistry 110 General

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Unformatted text preview: SELECTED SLIDES FOR CHEM 110, LECTURE 1 JEANNE TIMMINS AUDITORIUM MNI Welcome to Welcome to Chemistry 110 Chemistry 110 General Chemistry General Chemistry Prof. Ian Butler Dept. of Chemistry Otto Maass Bldg. Room 427 Tel: 514-398-6910 OFFICE HOURS OFFICE HOURS Fridays: 2:00-4:00 pm (unless otherwise stated) Otto Maass Chemistry Building Room 427 FINAL EXAMINATION FOR CHEM 110 THE EXAMINATION PERIOD IS BETWEEN DECEMBER 6-21, 2010, INCLUSIVE. DO NOT MAKE ANY TRAVEL PLANS BEFORE DECEMBER 22, 2010 LABORATORY QUESTIONS LABORATORY QUESTIONS All questions about laboratory schedules and related problems should be directed directly to Dr. Jean-Marc Gauthier either through webCT or by going to Room 1 in the basement of the Otto Maass Chemistry Building. B.Sc. and Ph.D. (Inorganic Chemistry), University of Bristol, U.K., 1958-64 Postdoctoral research at Indiana and Northwestern Universities, U.S.A., 1964-66 Who am I? Who am I? B.Sc. and Ph.D. (Inorganic Chemistry), University of Bristol, U.K., 1958-64 Postdoctoral research at Indiana and Northwestern Universities, U.S.A., 1964-66 At McGill University, since 1966. Research in organometallic/inorganic chemistry and molecular spectroscopy, e.g., examining solid materials, including nanomaterials, at ultra-high pressures (ca. 100,000 atm) using diamond-anvil cells. Who am I? Who am I? DAC from High Pressure Diamond Optics, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A. Diamond Diamond-anvil Cell anvil Cell Typical set Typical set-up of DAC up of DAC Raman microprobe spectrometer Raman microprobe spectrometer Phase transition in Phase transition in spodumene spodumene at 32,000 at 32,000 atm atm T. Arlt and R. Angel, Univ. Bayreuth Calcium Calcium hydroxyapatite hydroxyapatite Infrared data Ca 10 (PO 4 ) 6 (OH) 2 Calcium Calcium fluoroapatite fluoroapatite Bacteria (~1%) survive after 30 h at ~16 Bacteria (~1%) survive after 30 h at ~16 kbar kbar A. Sharma, et al ., Science , 295, 22 (2002) E. coli Life under the polar ice caps? Extremophiles! Biomass Conversion Hydrothermal Gasification of Glucose Hydrothermal Gasification of Glucose Under supercritical water conditions (i.e., pressures above 221 bar and temperature above 374 ° C & Carbon oxidized to CO 2 & Hydrogen reduced to H 2 gas & Water is simultaneously reactant & solvent C 6 H 12 O 6 + 6H 2 O 12H 2 + 6CO 2 Similarly, cellulose, willow, pinewood Studies of biofuels $3M Can: $3M Can: “Super Super-bio bio ” 20 Vibrational Vibrational Spectroscopic Analysis of Spectroscopic Analysis of Inorganic Pigments Inorganic Pigments in Art Forensics in Art Forensics Eleanor von Aderkas CHEM 470 Prof. Ian S. Butler The Importance of Spectroscopy to Art The Importance of Spectroscopy to Art...
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Chem Lec 20100903 - SELECTED SLIDES FOR CHEM 110 LECTURE 1 JEANNE TIMMINS AUDITORIUM MNI Welcome to Welcome to Chemistry 110 Chemistry 110 General

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