Selected Publications:

  1. T. Jiao, Z. Pang, T. J. Burkey, R. F. Johnston, T. A. Heimer, V. D. Kleinman, E. J. Heilweil, J "Ultrafast Ring Closure Energetics and Dynamics of Cyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl Derivatives" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 4618.
  2. J. S. Yeston, T. T. To, T. J. Burkey, E. J. Heilweil, "Ultrafast Chelation Dynamics of Cyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl Derivatives with Pendant Sulfides", J. Phys. Chem B. 2004, 108, 4582-4585.
  3. T. T. To, C. E. Barnes, and T. J. Burkey "Bistable Photochromic Organometallics Based on Linkage Isomerization: Photochemistry of Dicarbonyl(η5-methylcyclopentadienyl) manganese(I) derivatives with a Bifunctional, Non-Chelating Ligand", Organometallics, 2004, 23, 2708-2714.
  4. T. T. To, E. J. Heilweil, and T. J. Burkey, “Time-Resolved Infrared Absorption Study of Cyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl Derivatives: Chelation of Pendant Sulfides in Acetonitrile”, J. Phys. Chem A 2006, 110, 10669-10673.
  5. T. T. To, E. J. Heilweil, C. B. Duke III and T. J. Burkey “Solvent and Structural Effects on Ultrafast Chelation Dynamics of Arene Chromium Tricarbonyl Sulfide Derivatives” J. Phys. Chem. A. 2007, 111, 6933-6937.
  6. T. T. To, C. B. Duke III, C. S. Junker, C. O’Brien, C. R. Ross II, C. E. Barnes, C. E. Webster, T. J. Burkey, “Linkage Isomerization as a Mechanism for Photochromic Materials: Cyclopentadienylmanganese Tricarbonyl Derivatives with Chelatable Functional Groups”. Organometallics, 2008, 27, 289-298.
  7. Invited centennial article: T. T. To, E. J. Heilweil, K. R. Ruddick, C. E. Webster, C. B. Duke III, and T. J. Burkey, “The Development of Ultrafast Photochromic Organometallics and Photoinduced Linkage Isomerization of Arene Chromium Carbonyl Derivatives”, J. Phys. Chem. A 2009, 113, 2666-2676.
  8. S. M. Gittermann, R. G. Letterman, T.-J. Jiao, G.-L. Leu, N. J. DeYonker, C. E. Webster, and T. J. Burkey “Bond Energies, Reaction Volumes, and Kinetics for s and p Complexes of Mo(CO)5L”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2011, 115, 9004–9013.
  9. E. J. Heilweil, J. O. Johnson, K. L. Mosley, P. P. Lubet, C. E. Webster, T. J. Burkey, “Engineering Femtosecond Organometallic Chemistry: Photochemistry and Dynamics of Ultrafast Chelation of Cyclopentadienylmanganese Tricarbonyl Derivatives with Pendant Benzenecarbonyl and Pyridinecarbonyl Groups” Organometallics, 2011, 30, 5611-5619. 10.1021/om2003656
  10. Charles B. Duke III, Roger G. Letterman, Jermaine O. Johnson, James W. Barr, Songnan Hu, Charles R. Ross II,Charles Edwin Webster, and Theodore J. Burkey, “Photochemistry of Arene Chromium Tricarbonyl Complexes with Tethered Pyridinyl and Propenyl Groups: Investigations of Chelate Formation, Structure, and Linkage Isomerization” Organometallics, 2014, 33, 485-497.
  11. Roger G. Letterman, Charles B. Duke III, Tung T. To, Theodore J. Burkey, and Charles Edwin Webster, "Degenerate Pathways for Metallocycle Ring Inversions: A Common Phenomenon Consistent with the Principle of Microscopic Reversibility'  Organometallics, accepted 2014.