Publications at UIUC

  1. Bottleneck-Free Hot Hole Cooling in CH3NH3PbI3 Revealed by Femtosecond XUV Absorption
    Verkamp, M.; Leveillee, J.; Sharma, A.; Schleife, A.; Vura-Weis, J.; Submitted: ChemRxiv

  2. Photoinduced Valence Tautomerism of a Cobalt-Dioxolene Complex Revealed with Femtosecond M-Edge XANES
    Ash, R.; Zhang, K.; Vura-Weis, J.; J. Chem. Phys; 2019; 151; 104201; DOI:10.1063/1.5115227

  3. Tracking the Metal-Centered Triplet in Photoinduced Spin Crossover of Fe(phen)32+ with Tabletop Femtosecond M-edge XANES
    Zhang, K.; Ash, R.; Girolami, G.S.; Vura-Weis, J.; J. Am. Chem. Soc. Accepted; DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b07332

  4. Sub-100 fs Intersystem Crossing to a Metal-Centered Triplet in Ni(II)OEP Observed with M-Edge XANES
    Ryland, E.S.; Zhang, K..; Vura-Weis, J.; J. Phys. Chem. A: 2019;123; 5214-5222; DOI:10.1021/acs.jpca.9b03376

  5. A Restricted Open Configuration Interaction Singles Study on M- and L-edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Solid Chemical Systems
    Kubas, A.; Verkamp, M.; Vura-Weis, J.; Neese. F.; Maganas, D.; J. Chem. Theory. Comput. 2018; 14; 4320-4334; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00302

  6. Improved Charge Transfer Multiplet Method to Simulate M- and L-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectra of Metal-Centered Excited States
    Zhang, K.; Girolami, G.S.; Vura-Weis, J.; J. Synch. Rad. 2018; 25; 1600-1608; DOI: 10.1107/S1600577518009517

  7. Tabletop Femtosecond M-edge XANES of FeTPPCl: Metalloporphyrin Photophysics from the Perspective of the Metal
    Ryland, E.S.; Lin, M.-F.; Verkamp, M.A.; Zhang, K.; Benke, K.; Carlson, M.; Vura-Weis, J.; J. Am. Chem. Soc.; 2018; 140; 4691-4696; DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b01101

  8. Carrier-Specific Femtosecond XUV Transient Absorption of PbI2 Reveals Ultrafast Nonradiative Recombination
    Lin, M.-F.; Verkamp, M.A.; Leveillee, J.; Ryland, E.S.; Benke, K.; Zhang, K.; Weninger, C,; Shen, X.; Li, R.; Fritz, D.; Bergmann, U.; Wang, X.; Schleife, A.; Vura-Weis, J.; J. Phys. Chem. C. 2017; 121; 27886-27893; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11147

    Included in the J Phys Chem A Virtual Issue on New Tools and Methods in Experiment and Theory
  9. CTM4DOC: Electronic structure analysis from X-Ray Spectroscopy,
    Delgado-Jaime, M.U.; Zhang, K; Vura-Weis, J.; de Groot, F.M.F.;
    J. Synch. Rad 2016; 23; 1264; DOI: 10.1107/S1600577516012443

  10. Impact of spatial chirp on high harmonic extreme ultraviolet absorption spectroscopy of thin films,
    Lin, M.-F.; Verkamp, M.A.; Ryland, E.S.; Zhang, K.; Vura-Weis, J.;
    J. Opt. Sci. Am. B 2016; 33; 1986-1992; DOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.33.001986

    Selected as an "Editor's Pick"
  11. Shrinking the synchrotron: tabletop x-ray absorption of transition metal complexes,
    Zhang, K.; Lin, M.-F.; Ryland, E.S.; Verkamp, M.A.; Benke, K.; Girolami, G.S.; de Groot, F.M.F.; Vura-Weis, J.;
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett 2016; 7; 3383-3387; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b01393

Publications before UIUC

  1. Atomic-Scale Perspective of Ultrafast Charge Transfer at a Dye–Semiconductor Interface,
    Siefermann, K.; Pemmaraju, C.D.; Neppl. S.; Shavorskiy, A; Cordones, A; Vura-Weis, J.; Slaughter, D.; Sturm, F.; Weise, F.; Blum, H.; Strader, M.; Lin, M.-F.; Bacellar, C.; Khurmi, C.; Guo, J.; Coslovich, C.; Robinson, J.S.; Kaindl, R.A.; Schoenlein, R.W.; Belkacem, A.; Neumark, D.M.; Leone, S.R.; Nordlund, D.; Ogasawara, H.; Krupin, O.; Turner, J.J.; Schlotter, W.F.; Holmes, M.R.; Messerschmidt, M.; Minitti, M.P.; Gul, S.; Zhang, J.Z.; Huse, N.; Prendergast, D.; Gessner, O.;
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett 2014; 5; 2753; DOI: 10.1021/jz501264x

  2. Characterization of Photo-Induced Charge Transfer and Hot Carrier Relaxation Pathways in Spinel Cobalt Oxide (Co3O4),
    Jiang, C.-M.; Baker L.R.; Lucas, J.M.; Vura-Weis, J; Alivisatos, A.P.; Leone, S.R.;
    J. Phys. Chem. C. 2014; 118; 22774; DOI: 10.1021/jp5071133

  3. Charge Carrier Dynamics of Photoexcited Co3O4 in Methanol: Extending High Harmonic Transient Absorption Spectroscopy to Liquid Environments,
    Baker L.R.; Jiang, C.-M.; Kelley, S; Lucas, J.M.; Vura-Weis, J; Gilles, M.K.; Alivisatos, A.P.; Leone, S.R.;
    Nano Lett 2014; 14; 5883; DOI: 10.1021/nl502817a

  4. Ground and excited state electronic spectra of perylenediimide dimers with flexible and rigid geometries in DNA conjugates,
    Neelakandan, P.P.; Zeidan, T.A.; McCullagh, M,;Schatz, G.C.; Vura-Weis, J.; Kim, C.H.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Lewis, F.D. ;
    Chem. Sci. 2015; 5; 973; DOI: 10.1039/C3SC52908H

  5. Femtosecond M2,3-edge spectroscopy of transition metal oxides: photoinduced oxidation state change in a-Fe2O3,
    Vura-Weis, J.; Jiang, C.-M.; Liu, C.; Gao, H.; Lucas, J. M., de Groot, F. M. F.; Yang, P.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Leone, S. R.
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013; 4; 3667; DOI: 10.1021/jz401997d

  6. Time-Resolved X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Techniques for Real-Time Studies of Interfacial Charge Transfer Dynamics, Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry
    Shavorskiy, A; Cordones, A; Vura-Weis, J.;; Siefermann, K.; Slaughter, D.; Sturm, F.; Weise, F.; Strader, M.; Cho, H.; Lin, M.-F.; Bacellar, C.; Khurmi, C.; Hertlein, M.; Guo, J.; Bluhm, H.; Tyliszczak, T.; Prendergast, D.; Coslovich, G.; Robinson, J.; Kaindl, R.A.; Schoenlein, R.W.; Belkacem, A.; Weber, T.; Neumark, D.M.; Leone, S.R.; Nordlund, D.; Ogasawara, H.; Nilsson, A.R. Krupin, O.; Turner, J.J.; Schlotter, W.F.; Holmes, M.R.; Heimann, P.A.; Messerschmidt, M.; Minitti, M.P.; Beye, M.; Gul, S.; Zhang, J.Z.; Huse, N.; Gessner, O.
    AIP Conf. Proc 2012;134; 16434-16640; DOI: 10.1063/1.4802374

  7. The Dynamics and Efficiency of Hole Transport in LNA:DNA Hybrid Diblock Oligomers
    Thazhathveetil, A.K.; Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Lewis, F.D
    J. Am. Chem. Soc;(Article); 2012;330; 1075-1078; DOI: 10.1021/ja307989t

  8. Faster Interprotein Electron Transfer in a [Myoglobin, b5] Complex with a Redesigned Interface
    Xiong, P.; Nocek, J.M.; Vura-Weis, J.; Lockard, J.V.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Hoffman, B.M.
    Science; (Report); 2010; 330; 1075-1078 DOI: 10.1126/science.1197054
      * Featured in C&E News 11/22/2010

  9. Base Pair Sequence and Hole Transfer through DNA: Rational Design of Molecular Wires
    Vura-Weis, J.; Lewis, F.D.; Ratner, M.A.; Wasielewski, M.R.;
    in "Charge and Exciton Transport in Molecular Wires", F. Grozema and L. Siebbeles, Eds. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim; 2011; DOI: 10.1002/9783527633074.ch5

  10. Characterizing the Locality of Diabatic States for Electronic Excitation Transfer By Decomposing the Diabatic Coupling
    Vura-Weis, J.; Subotnik, J.E.; Newton, M.D.; Wasielewski, M.R.;
    J. Phys. Chem. C; (Article); 2010; 48; 20449-20460; DOI: 10.1021/jp104783r

  11. Understanding Coherent Transport through ~-Stacked Systems upon Spatial Dislocation
    Solomon, G.C.; Vura-Weis, J.; Herrmann, C.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Ratner, M.A.;
    J Phys. Chem. B; (Article); 2010; 114; 14735-14744 DOI: 10.1021/jp103110h

  12. Crossover from Single-Step Tunneling to Wire-like Multi-step Hopping for Molecular Triplet Energy Transfer
    Vura-Weis, J.; Abdelwahed, S.H.; Shukla, R.; Rathore, R.; Ratner, M.A.; Wasielewski, M.R.;
    Science; (Report); 2010; 328; 1547-1550; DOI: 10.1126/science.1189354

  13. The Chameleonic Nature of Electron Transport through ~-Stacked Systems.
    Solomon, G.C.; Herrmann, C.; Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Ratner, M.A.;
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.; (Communication); 2010; 132; 7887-7889; DOI: 10.1021/ja102434m

  14. Predicting Accurate Electronic Excitation Transfer Rates via Marcus Theory with Boys or Edmiston-Ruedenberg Localized Diabatization.
    Subotnik, J.E.; Vura-Weis, J.; Sodt, A.J.; Ratner, M.A.;
    J. Phys. Chem. A; (Article); 2010; 114; 8665-8675 DOI: 10.1021/jp101235a

  15. Large Porphyrin Squares from the Self-Assembly of meso-Triazole-Appended L-Shaped meso-meso-Linked Zn(II)-Triporphyrins: Synthesis and Efficient Energy Transfer.
    Maeda, C.; Kim, P.; Cho, S.; Park, J.K.; Lim, J.L.; Kim, D.; Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Shinokubo, H.; Osuka, A.;
    Chem. Eur. J.; (Full paper); 2010; 16; 5052-5061; DOI: 10.1002/chem.200903195

  16. A Mechanistic Investigation of Singlet Exciton Fission: Maximizing the Triplet Yield Within the Regime of Fast Coherent Electron Transfer.
    Greyson, E.C.; Vura-Weis, J.; Michl, J.; Ratner, M.A;
    J. Phys. Chem. B.; (Article); 2010; 114; 14168-14177; DOI: 10.1021/jp907392q

  17. Geometry and Electronic Coupling in Perylenediimide Stacks: Mapping Structure - Charge Transport Relationships.
    Vura-Weis, J.; Ratner, M.A.; Wasielewski, M.R.;
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., (Communication) 2010,132; 1738-1739; DOI: 10.1021/ja907761e

  18. Dynamics of Ultrafast Singlet and Triplet Charge Transfer in Anthraquinone-DNA Conjugates
    Lewis, F.D.; Thazhathveetil, A.K.; Zeidan, T.A.; Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M.R.;
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., (Communication) 2010; 132; 444-445; DOI: 10.1021/ja908470d

  19. Photoinduced electron transfer from rail to rung within a self-assembled porphyrin oligomeric ladder
    She, C.; Lee, S.J.; Youm, K.T.; Mulfort. K.L.; McGarrah, J.E.; Farha, O.K.; Vura-Weis. J.; Wasielewski. M.R.; Chen, H.; Schatz. G.C.; Ratner, M.A.; Hupp, J.T.;
    Chem. Commun., 2010; 46; 547; DOI: 10.1039/b916392a

  20. Photoinitiated Charge Transport through pi-Stacked Electron Conduits in Supramolecular Ordered Assemblies of Donor-Acceptor Triads.
    Bullock, J.; Carmieli, R.; Mickley, S.; Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M.R.;
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.; (Article) 2009; 131; 11919-29. DOI: 10.1021/ja903903q

  21. Efficient Charge Transport in DNA Diblock Oligomers
    Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Thazhathveetil, A.K.; Lewis, F.D.;
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.; (Article) 2009; 131; 9722-9727.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja9015217

  22. Hydrophobic Dimerization and Thermal Dissociation of Perylenediimide-Linked DNA Hairpins
    Hariharan, M.; Zheng, Y.; Long, H.; Zeidan, T.; Schatz, G.C.; Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M.; Zuo, X.; Tiede, D.; Lewis, F.D.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.; (Article); 2009; 131; 5920-5929.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja900347t

  23. Photoinduced Charge Separation in Pyrenedicarboxamide-Linked DNA Hairpins
    Daublain, P.; Siegmund, K.; Hariharan, M.; Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M.R., Lewis, F.D.; Shafirovich, V.; Wang, Q.; Raytchev, M.; and Fiebig, T.
    Photochem. Photobio. Sci.; 2008; 7; 1501-1508. DOI: 10.1039/b813995d

  24. Structure-Property Relationship for Two-Photon Absorbing Multiporphyrins: Supramolecular Assembly of Highly-Conjugated Multiporphyrinic Ladders and Prisms
    Easwaramoorthi, S.; Jang, S. Y.; Yoon, Z. S.; Lim, J. M.; Lee, C.-W.; Mai, C.-L.; Liu, Y.-C.; Yeh, C.-Y.; Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Kim, D.
    J. Phys. Chem. A; (Article); 2008; 112(29); 6563-6570. DOI: 10.1021/jp801626s

  25. Unexpectedly Similar Charge Transfer Rates Through Benzo-annulated Bicyclo[2.2.2]octanes
    Goldsmith, R. H.; Vura-Weis, J.; Vega, A.; Sen, A.; Borkar, S.; Ratner, M. A., Wasielewski, M. R.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.; (Article); 2008; 130(24); 7659-7669. DOI:10.1021/ja8004623

  26. The Influence of Guanine on DNA Hole Transport Efficiency
    Lewis, F.D.; Daublain, P.; Cohen, B.; Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M. R.
    Angew. Chemie. Int. Ed.; (Communication) 2008; 47(20); 3798-3800. DOI:10.1002/anie.200705903

  27. Reversible Bridge-Mediated Excited-State Symmetry Breaking in Stilbene-Linked DNA Dumbbells
    Lewis, F. D.; Daublain, P.; Zhang, L.; Cohen, B.; Vura-Weis, J.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Shafirovich, V.; Wang, Q.; Raytchev, M.; Fiebig, T.
    J. Phys. Chem. B.; (Article); 2008; 112(12); 3838-3843. DOI: 10.1021/jp710718p

  28. Dynamics and Efficiency of DNA Hole Transport via Alternating AT versus Poly(A) Sequences
    Lewis, F. D.; Daublain, P.; Cohen, B.; Vura-Weis, J.; Shafirovich, V.; Wasielewski, M. R.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.; (Communication); 2007; 129(49); 15130-15131. DOI: 10.1021/ja076876o

  29. Spectroscopic and DFT Investigation of [M{HB(3,5-iPr2pz)3}(SC6F5)] (M = Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, and Zn) Model Complexes: Periodic Trends in Metal-Thiolate Bonding
    Gorelsky, S. I.; Basumallick, L.; Vura-Weis, J.; Sarangi, R.; Hodgson, K. O.; Hedman, B.; Fujisawa, K.; Solomon, E. I.
    Inorg. Chem.; (Article); 2005; 44(14); 4947-4960. DOI: 10.1021/ic050371m


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