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John Miller

Res Staff 7 Chemistry, Electron- and Photo-Induced Processes for Molecular Energy Conversion, Chemistry Division

John Miller

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Chemistry Division
Bldg. 555A
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-4354
jrmiller@bnl.gov

Research | Education | Appointments | Publications


Research Activities

Electron- and Photo-Induced Processes for Molecular Energy Conversion

Research Interests

Fast processes from ionizing radiation; electron transfer at fixed distances; excited states of radical ions.

Education

B.S.   1966     Oregon State University
Ph.D. 1971   University of Wisconsin

Professional Appointments

  • Chemistry Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory
        1998-Present Senior Chemist
  • Chemistry Division, Argonne National Laboratory
        1986 - 1998 Senior Chemist and Group Leader, Electron Transfer and Energy Conversion Group
        1977 - 1986 Chemist, Radiation and Photochemistry Group
        1974 - 1977 Assistant Chemist, Radiation and Photochemistry Group
        1971 - 1974 Postdoctoral Appointee
  • University of Wisconsin, 1968 - 1971 Research Assistant
        1966 - 1968 Teaching Assistant

Selected Publications

  • Mani T, Grills DC, Miller JR (2015) Vibrational Stark Effects To Identify Ion Pairing and Determine Reduction Potentials in Electrolyte-Free Environments. Journal of the American Chemical Society 137:1136–1140. doi: 10.1021/ja512302c
  • Busby E, Xia J, Wu Q, Low JZ, Song R, Miller JR, Zhu X-Y, Campos LM, Sfeir MY (2015) A design strategy for intramolecular singlet fission mediated by charge-transfer states in donor–acceptor organic materials. Nature Materials 14:426–433. doi: 10.1038/nmat4175
  • Zaikowski L, Mauro G, Bird M, Karten B, Asaoka S, Wu Q, Cook AR, Miller JR (2014) Charge Transfer Fluorescence and 34 nm Exciton Diffusion Length in Polymers with Electron Acceptor End Traps. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 119:7231–7241. doi: 10.1021/jp510095p
  • Miller JR (2014) Lower tunnel barriers. Nature Chemistry 6:854–855. doi: 10.1038/nchem.2059
  • Mani T, Miller JR (2014) Role of Bad Dihedral Angles: Methylfluorenes Act as Energy Barriers for Excitons and Polarons of Oligofluorenes. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 118:9451–9459. doi: 10.1021/jp5080626
  • Li X, Bird M, Mauro G, Asaoka S, Cook AR, Chen H-C, Miller JR (2014) Transport of Triplet Excitons along Continuous 100 nm Polyfluorene Chains. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 119:7210–7218. doi: 10.1021/jp509396s
  • Holroyd R, Miller JR, Cook AR, Nishikawa M (2014) Pressure Tuning of Electron Attachment to Benzoquinones in Nonpolar Fluids: Continuous Adjustment of Free Energy Changes. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 118:2164–2171. doi: 10.1021/jp412090k
  • Bird MJ, Reid OG, Cook AR, Asaoka S, Shibano Y, Imahori H, Rumbles G, Miller JR (2014) Mobility of Holes in Oligo- and Polyfluorenes of Defined Lengths. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118:6100–6109. doi: 10.1021/jp5010874
  • Bakalis J, Cook AR, Asaoka S, Forster M, Scherf U, Miller JR (2013) Polarons, Compressed Polarons, and Bipolarons in Conjugated Polymers. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118:114–125. doi: 10.1021/jp408910a
  • Zamadar M, Asaoka S, Grills DC, Miller JR (2013) Giant infrared absorption bands of electrons and holes in conjugated molecules. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3818
John Miller

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Chemistry Division
Bldg. 555A
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-4354
jrmiller@bnl.gov

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