Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Sarah Baker

Research Staff
Materials Science Division

Functional Material Synthesis and Integration Group


 +1 925-422-3811


DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Materials Chemistry
University Wisconsin-Madison
2006
B.A. Chemistry
Grinnell College
2001

Research Interests

Materials and analytical chemist experienced with the synthesis, surface chemistry, and characterization of semiconducting, nanostructured, optical, catalytic, biological, and electrochemically active materials. Special interests in biomaterials interface chemistry and materials for energy applications.

Recent Publications

  1. Vericella, J.J., Baker, S.E., Stolaroff, J.K., Duoss, E.B., Hardin, J.O., Lewicki, J., Glogowski, E., Floyd, W.C., Valdez, C.A., Smith, W.L., Satcher, J.H., Bourcier, W.L., Spadaccini, C.M., Lewis, J.A., Aines, R.D., 2015. Encapsulated liquid sorbents for carbon dioxide capture. Nature Communications 6, 6124.
  2. Floyd, W.C., Baker, S.E., Valdez, C.A., Stolaroff, J.K., Bearinger, J.P., Satcher, J.H., Aines, R.D. Evaluation of a Carbonic Anhydrase Mimic for Industrial Carbon Capture. Environmental Science & Technology, 2013, 47, 10049–10055.
  3. Baker, S. E.; Pocha, M. D.; Chang, A. S. P.; Sirbuly, D. J.; Cabrini, S.; Dhuey, S. D.; Bond, T. C.; Létant, S. E., "Detection of bio-organism simulants using random binding on a defect-free photonic crystal." Applied Physics Letters 2010, 97, 113701-113701-3.
  4. Baker, S. E., Hopkins, R. C., Blanchette, C. D., Walsworth, V. L., Sumbad, R., Fischer, N. O., Kuhn, E. A., Coleman, M., Chromy, B. A., Létant, S. E., Hoeprich, P. D., Adams, M. W. W., Henderson, P. T., "Hydrogen Production by a Hyperthermophilic Membrane-Bound Hydrogenase in Water-Soluble Nanolipoprotein Particles." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131 (22), 7508-7509.

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