Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Theodore Baumann

Chemist,
Advanced Materials Synthesis Group
,
Materials Science Division


 +1 925-423-5543

DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry
Northwestern University, IL
1996
B.S. Chemistry
Middlebury College, VT
1990

Research Interests

Inorganic and organic synthesis in areas of applied research related to catalysis, materials and polymer chemistry. Current projects include the synthesis of novel organic and carbon aerogel systems as well as new inorganic sol-gel materials for a variety of applications.

Patents

Baumann, T. F., J. G. Reynolds, and G. A. Fox, “Thiacrown Polymers for Removal of Mercury from Waste Streams,” U.S. Patent 6696576 (2004).

Baumann, T. F., A. E. Gash, and J. H. Satcher, Jr. “Preparation of Hydrophobic Aerogels,” U.S. Patent 6806299 B2 (2004).

Baumann, T. F., and J. H. Satcher, Jr. “Metal-Doped Organic Gels and Method Thereof,” U.S. Patent 6613809 (2003).

Selected Publications

Steiner, S. A., T. F. Baumann, J. Kong, J. H. Satcher, and M. S. Dresselhaus, “Iron-doped Carbon Aerogels: Novel Porous Substrates for Direct Growth of Carbon Nanotubes,” Langmuir 23, 5161 (2007).

Kucheyev, S. O., B. Sadigh, T. F. Baumann, Y. M. Wang, T. E. Felter, T. van Buuren, A. E. Gash, J. H. Satcher, and A. V. Hamza, “Electronic Structure of Chromia Aerogels from Soft X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy,” J. Appl. Phys. 101, 124315 (2007).

Biener, J., T. F. Baumann, Y. M. Wang, E. J. Nelson, S. O. Kucheyev, A. V. Hamza, M. Kemell, M. Ritala, and M. Leskela “Ruthenium/Aerogel Nanocomposites via Atomic Layer Deposition,” Nanotechnology 18, 055303 (2007).

Kucheyev, S. O., M. Toth, T. F. Baumann, A. V. Hamza, J. Ilavsky, W. R. Knowles, C. K. Saw, B. L. Thiel, V. Titeli, A. van Buuren, A., Y. M. Wang, and T. M. Willey, “Structure of Low-Density Nanoporous Dielectrics Revealed by Low-Vacuum Electron Microscopy and Small-Angle X-ray Scattering,” Langmuir 23, 353 (2007).

Kabbour, H., T. F. Baumann, J. H. Satcher, A. Saulnier, and C. C. Ahn, “Toward New Candidates for Hydrogen Storage: High-Surface-Area Carbon Aerogels,” Chem. Mater. 18, 6085 (2006).

Baumann, T. F., J. Biener, Y. M. Wang, S. O. Kucheyev, E. J. Nelson, J. H. Satcher, J. W. Elam; M. J. Pellin, and A. V. Hamza, “Atomic Layer Deposition of Uniform Metal Coatings on Highly Porous Aerogel Substrates,” Chem. Mater. 18, 6106 (2006).

Kucheyev, S. O., T. F. Baumann, C. A. Cox, Y. M. Wang, J. H. Satcher, and A. V. Hamza, “Nanoengineering Mechanically Robust Aerogels via Control of Foam Morphology,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 041911 (2006).

Elam, J. W., G. Xiong, C. Y. Han, H. H. Wang, J. P. Birrell, U. Welp, J. N. Hryn, M. J. Pellin, T. F. Baumann, J. F. Poco, and J. H. Satcher, “Atomic Layer Deposition for the Conformal Coating of Nanoporous Materials,” J. Nanomaterials. 64501 (2006).

Kucheyev, S. O., T. F. Baumann, Y. M. Wang, T. van Buuren, J. F. Poco, J. H. Satcher, and A. V. Hamza, “Monolithic, High Surface Area, Three-Dimensional GeO2 Nanostructures” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 103117 (2006).

Kucheyev, S. O., T. F. Baumann, P. A. Sterne, Y. M. Wang, T. van Buuren, A. V. Hamza, L. J. Terminello, and T. M. Willey, “Surface Eelectronic States in Three-Dimensional SnO2 Nanostructures,” Phys. Rev. B 72, 035404 (2005).

Baumann, T. F., S. O. Kucheyev, A. E. Gash, and J. H. Satcher, “Facile Synthesis of a Crystalline, High Surface Area SnO2 Aerogel,” Adv. Mater. 17, 1546 (2005).

Moudrakovski, I. L., C. I. Ratcliffe, J. A. Ripmeester, L.-Q., Wang, G. J. Exarhos, T. F. Baumann, and J. H. Satcher, “Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Aerogels,” J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 11215 (2005).

Kucheyev, S. O., T. F. Baumann, Y. M. Wang, T. van Buuren, and J. H. Satcher, “Synthesis and Electronic Structure of Low-Density Monoliths of Nanoporous Nanocrystalline Anatase TiO2,” J. Elect. Spect. 609, 144-147 (2005).

Fu, R., T. F. Baumann, S. Cronin, G. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, and J. H. Satcher, “Formation of Graphitic Structures in Cobalt- and Nickel-Doped Carbon Aerogels,” Langmuir 21, 2647 (2005).

Baumann, T. F., A. E. Gash, S. C. Chinn, A. M. Sawvel, R. S. Maxwell, and J. H. Satcher, “Synthesis of High Surface Area Alumina Aerogels without the Use of Alkoxide Precursors,” Chem. Mater. 17, 395 (2005).

Kucheyev, S. O., J. Biener, Y. M. Wang, T. F. Baumann, J. H. Satcher, K. J. Wu, T. van Buuren, A. V. Hamza, J. W. Elam, M. J. Pellin, “Atomic Layer Deposition of ZnO on Ultra-low-Density Nanoporous Silica Aerogel Monoliths,” App. Phys. Lett. 86, 083108 (2005).

Baumann, T. F., and J. H. Satcher, “Template-Directed Synthesis of Periodic Macroporous Organic and Carbon Aerogels,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 350, 120 (2004).

Kucheyev, S. O., T. van Buuren, T. F. Baumann, J. H. Satcher, Jr., T. M. Willey, R. W. Meulenberg, T. E. Felter, J. F. Poco, S. A. Gammon, L. J. Terminello, “Electronic Structure of Titania Aerogels from Soft X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 69, 245102 (2004).

Moudrakovski, I. L., L.-Q. Wang, T. F. Baumann, J. H. Satcher, G. J. Exarhos, C. I. Ratcliffe, and J. A. Ripmeester, “Probing the Geometry and Interconnectivity of Pores in Organic Aerogels Using Hyperpolarized 129Xe NMR Spectroscopy,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 5052 (2004).

Reibold, R. A., J. F. Poco, T. F. Baumann, R. L. Simpson, and J. H. Satcher, “Synthesis and Characterization of a Nanocrystalline Thoria Aerogel,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 341, 35 (2004).

Baumann, T. F., and J. H. Satcher, “Homogeneous Incorporation of Metal Nanoparticles into Ordered Macroporous Carbons,” Chem. Mater. 15, 3745 (2003).

Fu, R., B. Zheng, J. Liu, G. Dresselhaus, M. Dresselhaus, J. H. Satcher, and T. F. Baumann, “The Fabrication and Characterization of Carbon Aerogels by Gelation and Supercritical Drying in Isopropanol,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 13, 558 (2003).

Reibold, R. A., J. F. Poco, T. F. Baumann, R. L. Simpson, and J. H. Satcher, “Synthesis and Characterization of a Low-Density Urania (UO3) Aerogel,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 319, 241 (2003).

Fu, R., M. S. Dresselhaus, G. Dresselhaus, B. Zheng, J. Liu, J. H. Satcher, and T. F. Baumann, “The Growth of Carbon Nanostructures on Cobalt-Doped Carbon Aerogels,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 318, 223 (2003).

Fu, R., Y. M. Lin, O. Rabin, G. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, J. H. Satcher, and T. F. Baumann, “Transport Properties of Copper-Doped Carbon Aerogels,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 317, 247 (2003).

Baumann, T. F., J. H. Satcher, N. Yoshizawa, R. Fu, and M. Dresselhaus, “Synthesis and Characterization of Copper-Doped Carbon Aerogels,” Langmuir 18, 7073 (2002).

Fu, R., N. Yoshizawa, M. S. Dresselhaus, G. Dresselhaus, J. H. Satcher, and T. F. Baumann, “XPS Study of Copper-Doped Carbon Aerogels,” Langmuir 18, 10100 (2002).

Baumann, T. F., A. E. Gash, G. A. Fox, J. H. Satcher, and L. W. Hrubesh “Oxidic Aerogels,” in: Handbook of Porous Solids, eds. F. Schüth, K. Sing, J. Weitkamp, Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, p. 2014 (2002).

Bishop, D. B., G. D. McCool, A. J. Nelson, J. G. Reynolds, T. F. Baumann, G. A. Fox, J. G. DeWitt, and J. C. Andrews, “X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Thiacrown Compounds Used in the Remediation of Mercury Contaminated Water,” Microchem. Journal 71, 247 (2002).

Nelson, A. J., J. G. Reynolds, T. F. Baumann, and G. A. Fox, “X-ray Photoemission Investigation of Binding Sites in Polymer-Bound Thiacrowns Used for Environmental Remediation of Hg in Aqueous Solutions,” Appl. Surf. Sci. 167, 205 (2000).

Baumann, T. F., J. G. Reynolds, and G. A. Fox, “Polymer Pendant Crown Thioethers: Synthesis, Characterization and HgII Extraction Studies of Polymer-Supported Thiacrowns ([14]aneS4 and [17]aneS5),” React. Funct. Polymers 44, 111 (2000).

Baumann, T. F., J. G. Reynolds, and G. A. Fox, “Polymer Pendant Crown Thioethers: Synthesis and HgII Extraction Studies of a Novel Thiacrown Polymer,” Chem. Commun. 1637 (1998).

Baumann, T. F., A. G. M. Barrett, and B. M. Hoffman, “Porphyrazine Binaries: Synthesis, Characterization, and Spectroscopy of a Metal-Linked Trinuclear Porphyrazine Dimer,” Inorg. Chem. 36, 5661 (1997).

Baumann, T. F., M. S. Nasir, J. S. Sibert, A. J. P. White, M. M. Olmstead, D. J. Williams, A. G. M. Barrett, and B. M. Hoffman, “Solitaire-Porphyrazine: Synthesis, Structural, and Spectroscopic Investigation of Complexes of the Novel Binucleating Norphthalocyanine-2,3-dithiolato Ligand,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 118, 10479 (1996).

Sibert, J. S., T. F. Baumann, A. J. P. White, D. J. Williams, A. G. M. Barrett, and B. M. Hoffman, “Gemini-Porphyrazines: The Synthesis and Characterization of Metal-Capped cis- and trans-Porphyrazine Tetrathiolates,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 118, 10487 (1996).

Weghorn, S. J., J. L. Sessler, V. Lynch, T. F. Baumann, and J. S. Sibert, “Bis[(m-chloro)copper(II)] Amethyrin: A Bimetallic Copper(II) Complex of an Expanded Porphyrin,” Inorg. Chem. 35, 1089 (1996).

Eichhorn, D. M., S. Yang, W. Jarrell, T. F. Baumann, L. S. Beall, A. J. P. White, D. J. Williams, A. G. M. Barrett, and B. M. Hoffman, “[60]Fullerene and TCNQ Donor-Acceptor Crystals of Octakis(dimethylamino)porphyrazine,” J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1703 (1995).

Baumann, T. F., J. S. Sibert, M. M. Olmstead, A. G. M. Barrett, and B. M. Hoffman, “Solitaire-Porphyrazines: X-ray Crystal Structure and Spectroscopy of [1,1'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene][(norphthalocyanine)dithiolato] palladium(II),” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 116, 2639 (1994).

Velazquez, C. S., T. F. Baumann, M. M. Olmstead, H. Hope, A. G. M. Barrett, and B. M. Hoffman, “Star-Porphyrazines: Peripheral Chelation of Porphyrazineoctathiolate by Diphosphinonickel Ions,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 115, 9997 (1993).

Larrabee, J. A., T. F. Baumann, S. J. Chisdes, and T. J. Lyons, “Oxygenation of Cobalt(II) Substituted Limulus Polyphemus Hemocyanin: Kinetics, CD, and MCD Studies,” Inorg. Chem. 31, 3630 (1992).

Dutton, T. J., T. F. Baumann, J. A. Larrabee, “Cobalt(II)-Substituted Limulus-Polyphemus Hemocyanin - Cobalt Equilibria, Ligand Binding, and Oxygenation Chemistry,” Inorg. Chem. 29, 2272 (1990).


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