Lawrence A. Bottomley
Office: L1-238 ES&T
B.S., 1976, California State University; Ph.D., 1980, University of Houston
Bottomley's research interests are in biological applications of scanning probe microscopy, surface enhanced Raman scattering, and electroanalytical chemistry. Current projects include:
- Force Spectroscopy of Biopolymers: Correlating Molecular Structure with Single Molecule Elasticity
- Chemical Force Microscopy using Carbon Nanotubes and Nanocoils
- Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering of Nucleic Acid Hybridization
- Theory and Application of Cyclic Square Wave Voltammetry
“Cyclic Square Wave Voltammetry of Single and Consecutive Reversible Electron Transfer Reactions.” J. C. Helfrick, Jr. and L. A. Bottomley, Anal. Chem., 2009, 81(21), 9041–9047.
“Thermal Stability of Silver Nanorod Arrays.” K. R. Beavers, N. E. Marotta, L. A. Bottomley, Chem. Mater., 2009, accepted for publication.
“Patterned Silver Nanorod Array Substrates for Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering.” N. E. Marotta, J. R. Barber, P. R. Dluhy, and L. A. Bottomley, Appl. Spectrosc., 2009, 63(10), 1101-1106.
“Palladium-catalyzed hydrogen reduction and decolorization of reactive phthalocyanine dyes.” R. D. Matthews, L. A. Bottomley, and S. G. Pavlostathis, Desalination, 2009, 248(1-3), 816-825.
“Microcantilevers: Sensing Chemical Interactions via Mechanical Motion” K. M. Goeders, J. S. Colton, and L. A. Bottomley, Chem. Revs. 2008, 108(2), 522-542.
“Salt Effect on Cationic Polyacrylamide Conformation on Mica Studied by Single Molecule “Pulling” with Scanning Probe Microscopy.” B. Brotherson, L. A. Bottomley, P. Ludovice, and Y. Deng, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112(40), 12686–12691.
"Cationic Polyacrylamide Conformation on Mica Studied by Single Molecule "Pulling" with Scanning Probe Microscopy," Brotherson, Brett; Bottomley, Lawrence A.; Ludovice, Peter; Deng, Yulin, Macromolecules, 2007, 40(13), 4561-4567.
“Reaction kinetics and mechanism of zero-valent iron reductive transformation of the anthraquinone dye reactive blue 4.” W. J. Epolito, L. A. Bottomley, and S. G. Pavlostathis, Environmental Chemistry Preprints, 2006, 46(1), 1041-1046.
“Electrooxidative decolorization of reactive textile dyes.” R. D. Ko, O. Braide, J. F. Parker, L. A. Bottomley, and S. G. Pavlostathis, Environmental Chemistry Preprints, 2006, 46(1), 55-59.
"Injection-moulded scanning force microscopy probes," A. W. McFarland, M. A. Poggi, L. A. Bottomley, J. S. Colton, Nanotech., 2005, 16, 1249-1252.
"Characterization of microcantilevers solely by frequency response acquisition," A. W. McFarland, M. A. Poggi, L. A. Bottomley, J. S. Colton, J. Micromech. Microengrg., 2005, 15, 785-791.
“Doping Of Glass with Lithium Ion” G. Moakes, L. A. Bottomley, and J. Janata, Anal. Chem. 2005, 77(4), 1106-10.
“A Method for Calculating the Spring Constant of Atomic Force Microscopy Cantilevers with a Nonrectangular Cross Section.” M. A. Poggi, A. W. McFarland, J. S. Colton and L. A. Bottomley, Anal. Chem., 2005, 77(4), 1192-1195.
“Characterization of the Textile Anthraquinone Dye Reactive Blue 4.” W. J. Epolito, Y. H. Lee, L. A. Bottomley, and S. G. Pavlostathis, Dyes and Pigments, 2005, 67, 35-46.
“Characterization Of Microcantilevers Solely By Frequency Response Acquisition.” A. W McFarland, M. A Poggi, L. A Bottomley and J. S. Colton, J. Micromech. Microeng. 2005, 15(4), 785-791.
“Chemical Force Microscopy on the Sidewalls of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, M. A. Poggi, P. T. Lillehei, and L. A. Bottomley, Chem. Mater., 2005, 17(17), 4289-4295.
Atomic Force Microscopic Analysis of Hydrogen Peroxide Bleached Kraft Northern Black Spruce Fibers”. M. A. Poggi, D. G. Mancosky, L. A. Bottomley, and L. A. Lucia. Journal of Microscopy, 2005, 220(2), 77–83.
“Influence of Surface Stress on the Resonant Behavior of Microcantilevers” A. W. McFarland, M. A. Poggi, M. J. Doyle, L. A. Bottomley, and J. S. Colton, Appl. Phys. Lett., 2005, 87(5), 053505/1-053505/3.