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*Trinity U undergraduate student, ^RDD corresponding author

Ion-Molecule Interactions Enable Unexpected Phase Transitions in Organic-Inorganic Aerosol.

Richards DS*, Trobaugh KL*, Hajek-Herrera J*, Price CL, Sheldon CS, Davies JF, Davis RD^ (2020)  Science Advances, 6, eabb5643, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abb5643.

Dual-Balance Electrodynamic Trap as a Micro-Analytical Tool for Identifying Gel Transitions and Viscous Properties of Levitated Aerosol Particles

Richards DS*, Trobaugh KL*, Hajek-Herrera J*, Davis RD^ (2020) Analytical Chemistry, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b04487

Studying Chemistry in Micro-Compartments by Separating Droplet Generation from Ionization

Jacobs MI, Davis RD, Rapf RJ, Wilson KR (2018) J. Am. Soc. Mass Spec. DOI: 10.1007/s13361-018-2091-y.

Immersion and Contact Efflorescence Induced by Mineral Dust Particles.

Ushijima SB, Davis RD, Tolbert MA (2018) The Journal of Physical Chemistry A. DOI: 10.1021/ acs.jpca.7b12075.

Colliding-droplet microreactor: rapid on-demand inertial mixing and metal-catalyzed aqueous-phase oxidation processes.

Davis RD, Jacobs MI, Houle FA, Wilson KR (2017)  Analytical Chemistry 89(22): 12494-12501. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b03601

Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News, 95(46): 16-18 (Nov. 20, 2017 issue).

Exploring chemistry in microcompartments using guided droplet collisions in a branched quadrupole trap coupled to a single droplet, paper spray mass spectrometer. 

Jacobs MI, Davies JF, Lee L, Davis RD, Houle FA, Wilson KR (2017) Analytical Chemistry 89(22): 12511-12519. DOI: 10.1021/ acs.analchem.7b03704.

Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News, 95(46): 16-18 (Nov. 20, 2017 issue).


Crystal nucleation initiated by transient ion-surface interactions at aerosol interfaces.

Davis RD, Tolbert MA (2017) Science Advances 3(7):e1700425, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700425.

Contact efflorescence as a pathway for crystallization of atmospherically relevant particles. 

Davis RD, Lance S, Gordon JA, Ushijima SB, Tolbert MA (2015) Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 112(52):15815-15820, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1522860113.

Long working-distance optical trap for in situ analysis of contact-induced phase transformations.

Davis RD, Lance S, Gordon JA, Tolbert MA (2015) Analytical Chemistry 87:6186-6194, DOI: 10.1021/acs.anal chem.5b00809.

The aqueous stability of a Mars salt analog: Instant Mars.

Nuding DL, Davis RD, Gough RV, Tolbert MA (2015) Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets 120:588-598, DOI: 10.1002/2014JE004722.

Deliquescence and efflorescence of Ca(ClO4)2: An investigation of stable aqueous solutions relevant to Mars.

Nuding DL, Rivera-Valentin EG, Davis RD, Gough RV, Chevrier VF, Tolbert MA (2014) Icarus 243:420-428, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.08.036.

Oxygen isotope fractionation in the vacuum ultraviolet photodissociation of carbon monoxide: Wavelength, pressure and temperature dependency.

Chakraborty S, Davis RD, Ahmed M, Jackson TL, Thiemens MH (2012) The Journal of Chemical Physics 137:024309, DOI: 10.1063/1.4730911.