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The McLaurin Research Laboratory

McLaurin Research Lab
Kansas State University
Department of Chemistry
323 CBC Building
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone Numbers
Office: 785-532-6528
Lab: 785-532-6138
Fax: 785-532-6666
Email: mclaurin[at]ksu.edu


Yazdanparast, M. S.; Jeffries, W. R.; Gray, E. R.; McLaurin, E. J. "Mn2+-ZnSe/ZnS@SiO2 Nanoparticles for Turn-on Luminescence Thiol Detection" J. Funct. Biomater.2017, 8, 36 http://dx.doi.org10.3390/jfb8030036

Siramdas, R. and McLaurin, E. J. "InP Nanocrystals with Color-Tunable Luminescence by Microwave-Assisted Ionic-Liquid Etching" Chem. Mater., 2017, 29, 2101-2109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b04457

Malalasekera, A. P.; Wang, H.; Samarakoon, T. N.; Udukala, D. N.; Yapa, A. S.; Ortega, R.; Shrestha, T. B.; Alshetaiwi, H.; McLaurin, E. J.; Troyer, D. L.; Bossmann, S. H. "A Nanobiosensor for the Detection of Arginase Activity" Nanomedicine Nanotechnol. Biol. Med., 2017, 13, 383–390. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nano.2016.08.014

Yazdanparast, M. S.; Webb, M. T.; McLaurin, E. J. "Single-Step Synthesis of Hyperbranched, Luminescent Mn2+-Doped ZnSe1−xSx Nanocrystals Using Dichalcogenide Precursors" J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 6907–6913. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6TC01207H

Chikan, V.; McLaurin, E. J. "Rapid Nanoparticle Synthesis by Magnetic and Microwave Heating" Nanomaterials, 2016, 6, 85. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nano6050085

Fernando, A.; Shrestha, T. B.; Liu, Y.; Malalasekera, A. P.; Yu, J.; McLaurin, E. J.; Turro, C.; Bossmann, S. H.; Aikens, C. M. "Insights from Theory and Experiment on the Photochromic Spiro-Dihydropyrrolo–Pyridazine/Betaine System" J. Phys. Chem. A, 2016, 120, 875–883. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpca.5b10020

Fernando, A.; Malalasekera, A. P.; Yu, J.; Shrestha, T. B.; McLaurin, E. J.; Bossmann, S. H.; Aikens, C. M. "Refined Insights in the Photochromic Spiro-Dihydroindolizine/Betaine System" J. Phys. Chem. A, 2015, 119, 9621–9629. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpca.5b05262

McLaurin, E. J.; Bradshaw, L. R.; Gamelin, D. R. “Dual-Emitting Nanoscale Temperature Sensors” Chem. Mater., 2013, 25, 1283-1292. Invited Review. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm304034s

McLaurin, E. J.; Fataftah, M. S.; Gamelin, D. R. “One-Step Synthesis of Alloyed Dual-Emitting Semiconducting Nanocrystals” Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 39-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C2CC36862E

Bradshaw, L. R.; Hauser, A.; McLaurin, E. J.; Gamelin, D. R. “Luminescence Saturation via Mn2+-Exciton Cross Relaxation in Colloidal Doped Semiconductor Nanocrystals” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116, 9300-9310.http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp300765y

McLaurin, E. J.; Vlaskin, V. A.; Gamelin, D. R. “Water-Soluble Dual-Emitting Nanocrystals for Ratiometric Optical Thermometry” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 14978-14980. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja206956t

Winter, M. B.; McLaurin, E. J.; Reece, S. Y.; Olea, C.; Nocera, D. G.; Marletta, M. A. “Ru-Porphyrin Protein Scaffolds for Sensing O2” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 5582-5583. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja101527r

McLaurin, E. J.; Greytak, A. B.; Bawendi, M. G.; Nocera, D. G. “Two-Photon Absorbing Nanocrystal Sensors for Ratiometric Detection of Oxygen” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 12994-13001.http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja902712b

Stires, J. C.; McLaurin, E. J.; Kubiak, C. P. “Infrared spectroscopic determination of the degree of charge transfer in complexes of TCNE with methyl-substituted benzenes” Chem. Comm., 2005, 28, 3532-3534.http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b504416b


Erickson, C. S.; Bradshaw, L. R..; Gilbertson, J. D.; McDowall, S.; McLaurin, E. J.; Gamelin, D. R.; Patrick, D. L. “Phosphor-Containing Semiconductor Nanocrystal-Based Luminescent Solar Concentrators” US20160327714, filed July 1, 20143 and issued November 10, 2016.

Gamelin, Daniel R.; Vlaskin, Vladimir A.; Janssen, Nils; Beaulac, Rémi; McLaurin, Emily J.; Fataftah, Majed S. 2013. “Host-Guest Materials Having Temperature-Dependent Dual Emission” US 20130140506, filed May 14, 2012 and issued June 6, 2013.

Marletta, Michael A.; Winter, Michael B.; McLaurin, Emily J.; Reece, Steven Y.; Olea, Charles, Jr.; Nocera, Daniel G. 2011. “Heme-binding photoactive polypeptides and methods of use thereof” US 20110243849, filed April 2, 2010 and issued October 6, 2011.