Department of Chemistry

Welcome to Chemistry at Brown

The Chemistry Department at Brown maintains world-class facilities that enable scientific inquiry almost without limitations. In many cases, faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students collaboratively pursue interdisciplinary research within the department. Learn more about our faculty research areas.

The Chemistry Department offers A.B., Sc.B. and Ph.D. degrees for excellence in scholarship and research. Learn about our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Recent Publications

"Stabilizing Fe Nanoparticles in the SmCo5 Matrix"
Shen, B.
Mendoza-Garcia, A.
Yu, C.
Wu, L.
Sun, S.
et. al.
Nano Letters. 2017. DOI:10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02593.
"Observation of Structural Wavepacket Motion: The Umbrella Mode in Rydberg-Excited N-Methyl Morpholine"
Zhang, Y.
Deb, S.
Jonsson, H.
Weber, P.M.
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b01274.
"Pressure-​Enabled Synthesis of Hetero-​Dimers and Hetero-​Rods through Intraparticle Coalescence and Interparticle Fusion of Quantum-​Dot-​Au Satellite Nanocrystals"
Zhu, H.
Nagaoka, Y.
Hills-Kimball, K.
Tan, R.
Chen, O.
et. al.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b04018.
"Observation of Excited Quadrupole-Bound States in Cold Anions"
Zhu, G-Z.
Liu, Y.
Wang, L-S.
Phys. Rev. Lett.. 2017. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.023002.
"Ultrafast X-​ray measurements of the glass-​like, high-​frequency stiffness of aqueous solutions"
Jiao, Y.
Adams, B.
Rose-Petruck, C.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017. DOI: 10.1039/c7cp02747h.