P. Terrence Murray

Joint Appointment with University of Dayton Research Institute
School of Engineering: Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 407
  • Phone: 937-229-3164
  • Email: Contact

Profile

Selected Publications

  • Crouse, C.A., E. Shin, P.T. Murray, J.E. Spowart. 2010. Solution assisted laser ablation synthesis of discrete aluminum nanoparticles. Materials Letters 64: 271–274. 
  • Nalladega, V., S. Sathish, P.T. Murray, E. Shin, K. Jata, M. Blodgett, and J.S. Knoppin. 2010. Experimental investigation of low frequency electromagnetic wave interaction with metallic nanoparticles. In Electromagnetic Nondestructive Evaluation (XIII), ISBN: 978-1-60750-553-2, IOS Press.
  • Murray, P.T., and E. Shin. 2010. Synthesis of Ag nanoparticles by through thin film ablation. In Silver Nanoparticles, ISBN 978-953-7619-X-X. Vienna: In-Tech.
  • Tschopp, M.A., B.B. Bartha, W.J. Porter, P.T. Murray, and S.B. Fairchild. 2009. Microstructure-Dependent local strain behavior in polycrystals through in-situ scanning electron microscope tensile experiments. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 40, no. 10: 2363-2368.
  • Houston, S., G.J. Brown, T. Murray, S. Fairchild, K. Eyink, A. Smetana. 2009. Growth and characterization of carbon nanopearls on a Si substrate by a CVD process. Journal of Electronic Materials 38, no. 6: 737-741.
  • Amama, Placidus B., Cary L. Pint, Laura McJilton, Seung Min Kim, Eric A. Stach, P. Terry Murray, Robert H. Hauge, and Benji Maruyama. 2008. Role of water in super growth of single-walled carbon nanotube carpets. Nano Letters 2009 9, no. 1: 44-49.
  • Murray, P.T., and E. Shin. 2008. Formation of silver nanoparticles by through thin film ablation. Materials Letters 62: 4336–4338.
  • Yang, Junbing, Liangti Qu, Ye Zhao, Qiuhong Zhang, Liming Dai, Jeffery W. Baur, Benji Maruyama, Rich A. Vaia, Eunsung Shin, P. Terrence Murray, Hongxia Luo, and Zhi-Xin Guo. Multicomponent and multidimensional carbon nanotube micropatterns by dry contact transfer. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 7, no. 4-5: 1573-1580.
  • Chiu, Y., D. Levandier, B. Austin, R. Dressler, P.T. Murray, P. Lozano, and M. Martinez-Sanchez. 2005. Mass spectrometric analysis of colloid thruster ion emission from selected propellants. Journal of Propulsion and Power 21, no. 3: 416-423.
  • Sathiraju, S., P.T. Murray, T.J. Haugan, R.M. Nekkanti, L. Brunke, I. Maartense, A.L. Campbell, J.P. Murphy, J.C. Tolliver, and P.N. Barnes. 2004. Studies on nanoparticulate inclusions in Y-123 thin films, fabrication of long-length and bulk high temperature superconductors. Ceramic Transactions 149.
  • Barnes, P., P.T. Murray, T. Haugan, R. Rogow, and G. P. Perram. 2002. In-situ creation of nanoparticles from YBCO by pulsed laser deposition. Physica C 377, no. 4: 578.
Research and Work Experience
  • Professor, University of Dayton, Materials Engineering, 1997-present
  • Research Scientist, University of Dayton Research Institute, 1986-present
  • Associate Research Scientist, University of Dayton Research Institute, 1982-1986
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Houston, Department of Chemistry, 1981-1982
  • R.A. Welch Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Houston, Department of Chemistry, 1979-1981
Selected Patents
  • P.N. Barnes and P.T. Murray. Pending. Method of depositing nanoparticles for flux pinning into a superconducting material.
  • P.T. Murray. 1991. Improved method for growth of solid lubricant films by pulsed laser evaporation.
Honors and Awards
  • Guest Scientist, Fraunhofer Institute for Beam and Materials Technology and Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Evaluation, 2005.
  • National Research Council Summer Faculty Fellow, Propulsion Directorate, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
  • National Research Council Summer Faculty Fellow, Space Vehicles Directorate, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts
  • National Research Council Summer Faculty Fellow, Propulsion Directorate, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
  • Chair, Ohio Valley Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy, 1996-1997
  • Guest Scientist, Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy, 1996
  • Outstanding Engineers and Scientists Award, Affiliate Societies Council, 1995
  • Air Force Star Team Member, 1992
  • Scientific Achievement Award, Aeronautical Systems Division of U.S. Air Force, 1991
  • Vice Chair, Ohio Chapter of the American Vacuum Society, 1986
  • Program Chair, Ohio Chapter of the American Vacuum Society, 1985

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Chemical Physics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1979
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, 1974

Research Interests

  • Laser-based methods of nanoparticle, nanotube, and nanocomposite synthesis
  • Dynamics of Through Thin Film Ablation
  • Thin film growth by pulsed laser deposition
  • Use of nanoparticles in diverse applications including advanced sensors, field emission devices, and fuel cells