Undergraduate Research in Chemistry Guide - ACS

Laboratory Instructions
Documents below are in Dropbox\Instrumentation Instructions\

Lab notebook for research
Molar Calculations in phase equilibria
Best Procedures - Solid-state Chemistry Research
Radiation Safety and Environmental Health and Safety - Radiation Training
Operating Instructions - X-ray Diffraction - Rigaku Ultima III
McCrone micronising mill
Preparing a pellet
UV-Visible Spectrophotometer (liquids and solids)
Photocatalysis Test Procedure
Dielectric measurements using Agilent E4980A and dielectric links for supplemental information
Resistance measurements - Keithley instruments
Labview Programming Learning from National Instruments

Phase Equilibria
Phase Equilibria at Carleton.edu
Experimental Determination of Phase Equilibria Diagrams in Ceramic Systems by Roth and Vanderah
Introduction to Phase Equilibria in Ceramics by Clifton G. Bergeron and Subash H. Risbud.
General Discussion of Phase Diagrams - Handout

Solid State Chemistry - CHM4627
Powder Diffraction and Crystallography
Chemistry Resources
Laboratory supplies, equipment, and instrumentation
Software for the Research Laboratory
X-ray practice files for indexing and Rietveld Refinement (Dropbox\XRD)

Elsevier - Publishing ConnectCampus – training webcasts The "How to Get Published" series, The "How to Review a Manuscript" series,The "Introduction to Scholarly Publishing" series, The Impact Factor and Other Bibliometric Indicators

Writing Resources
ACS: Guidelines for preparing a research report
How to make scientific figures by R.S.
ACS Style Guide 3rd edition. Chapter 1 - writing a scientific paper
American Scientist - The Science of Scientific Writing
Whiteside's Group: Writing a Paper Advanced Materials, 2004, 16, 1375-1377.
Chicago Manual of Style
The Elements of Style by Strunk and White
Scribner Handbook for Writers by DiYanno and Hoy
Reviewing Scientific Manuscripts
ACS Publishing your research 101 - 5 episode videos
The art of scientific writing. Hans F. Ebel, Claus Bliefert, and William E Russey. 2004, Wiley-VCH.
Write like a chemist : a guide and resource Marin S. Robinson
How to write a successful science thesis: the concise guide for students William E. Russey, Hans Friedrich Ebel, Claus Bliefert
HRP 214: Scientific Writing - Stanford

Reference Managing Software
Refworks installation, Refworks and tutorial

Designing and Preparing Scientific Posters
Poster advice
Advice on designing scientific posters, by Colin Purrington, Swarthmore College
Creating Effective Poster Presentations :: An Effective Poster at NCSU

Group meeting
Group Meeting - Powerpoint presentation in the My Dropbox\Group Meeting contains information about solid state chemistry, X-ray diffraction, properties, etc.
Ten Secrets to Giving a Good Scientific Talk

Literature resources (SciFinder, Library, etc.)
The Laboratory Companion, A Practical Guide to Materials, Equipment, and Technique. Gary Coyne. The 1997 version is at the UNF library.
Solid state chemistry : techniques edited by A.K. Cheetham and P. Day
Principles of Inorganic Materials Design John N. Lalena, David A. Cleary
Synthesis of inorganic materials Ulrich Schubert, Nicola Hüsing
Basic solid state chemistry Anthony R. West. First edition at UNF Library
New Directions in solid state chemistry Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, Jagannatha Gopalakrishnan
Transition metal oxides: structure, properties, and synthesis of ceramic oxides Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, C. N. R. Rao, Bernard Raveau
Structure Determination from Powder Diffraction Data, W. I. F. David, K. Shankland, L.B. McCusker, Ch. Baerlocher
Crystals and crystal structures Richard Tilley. @ UNF Library.
Understanding SolidsRichard Tilley. @ UNF Library, pg 402 4 point resist/description.
Impedance spectroscopy: emphasizing solid materials and systems by J. Ross Macdonald, Wiley, 1987
Impedance Spectroscopy: Theory, Experiment, and Applications 2nd Edition, Wiley and on Google Books
Semiconductor material and device characterization Dieter K. Schroder
The manipulation of air-sensitive compounds Duward F. Shriver, Mark A. Drezdzon
Purification of laboratory chemicals W. L. F. Armarego, Christina Li Lin Chai
The literature of chemistry: recommended titles for undergraduate chemistry library collections
Planning a Scientific Career in Industry: Strategies for Graduates and Academics Sanat Mohanty, Ranjana Ghosh

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