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Dale Teeters, PhD

Dale Teeters, PhD
Department Chairperson of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Professor of Chemistry
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Chemistry and Biochemistry
918-631-3147 Keplinger Hall Room 2085

Education

PhD – University of Oklahoma BS – Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Bio

Research Interests

Nanochemistry and Materials Chemistry as they apply to Battery Electrode and Electrolyte Materials

Teaching Interests

General Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry
Materials Chemistry
Nanochemistry

Publications

  • D. Teeters, N. E. Takach, and W. A. Redman, “Aerobic and Anaerobic Three-Dimensional Wetting Maps for Oil/Brine/Solid Systems,” Proceedings, 6th IFP Research Conference on Exploration-Production: Physical Chemistry of Colloids and Interfaces in Oil Production, St. Raphael, France, 1991, 47.

  • M. A. Andersen, D.C. Thomas and D. Teeters, “A New Formation Wettability Test: The Dynamic Wilhelmy Plate Wettability Technique,” Proceedings of the SPE/DOE 6th Symposium on Enhanced Oil Recovery (Society of Petroleum Engineers, Dallas, Texas, 1988) p 529.

  • D. Teeters and N.P. Kemp, “Drilling Fluid Polymer Degradation Studies Using High-Pressure Differential Scanning Calorimetry,” Proceedings of the 1989 International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry (Society of Petroleum Engineers, Dallas, Texas, 1989) p. 183.

  • J. T. Cline, D. C. Teeters, and M. A. Andersen, “Wettability Preferences of Minerals Used in Oil-based Drilling Fluids,” Proceedings of the 1989 International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry (Society of Petroleum Engineers, Dallas, Texas, 1989) p. 163.

  • P. L. Johnson and D. Teeters, “A Kinetic Study of the Depolymerization of Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) Recycled from Soft-Drink Bottles,” Polymer Preprints, 32(1), 144 (1991).

  • D. Teeters, N. Takach, and W. A. Redman, “Three-Dimensional Wetting Maps: A Novel Technique for Assessing and Applying Data from Rock-Fluid Interaction Studies,” Petroleum Preprints, 38(2), 131(1993).

  • S. Gharat, J. J. Azar, and D. Teeters, “Effect of Incompatibilities Caused by Fluids Filtrates on Formation Properties,” Proceedings of the Society of Petroleum Engineers International Symposium on Formation Damage Control, SPE 27348, Lafayette, Louisiana (SPE, Richardson, TX, 1994) p. 93.

  • E. Lim and D. Teeters, “The Deinking of Polyethylene Packaging Films for Enhanced Recycling,” Proceedings of the American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, 213th meeting of the ACS, April 13-17, 1997, San Francisco, CA (American Chemical Society, Washington D.C., 1997) p. 583.

  • N. Korzhova, S. L. Fisher, M. Le Granvalet-Mancini, and D. Teeters, “Ionic Conduction in Polymer Electrolyte/Microporous Membrane Composites,” Proceedings of the American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, 217th meeting of the ACS, March 21-25, 1999, Anaheim, CA (American Chemical Society, Washington D.C., 1999) p. 618.

  • A. Layson and D. Teeters, “Nanoscale Investigations of the Conductivity for Polymer Electrolyte Films Confined in Porous Membranes Using Scanning Probe a.c. Impedance Spectroscopy,” Proceedings of the American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, 225th meeting of the ACS, March 23-27, 2003, New Orleans, LA (American Chemical Society, Washington D.C., 2003) p..

  • Theodore W. Manikas, Dale Teeters, “Multiple-Valued Logic Memory System Design Using Nanoscale Electrochemical Cells,” ismvl, pp.197-201, 38th International Symposium on Multiple Valued Logic (ismvl 2008), 2008

  • N. R. Brown, T Makkapati and D. Teeters, “Stabilization of the Polymer Electrolyte/Lithium Metal Electrode Interface With Increased Ion Conduction using PEO Polymer/Low-molecular Weight PE-b-PEO Diblock Copolymer Hybrid Films,” Submitted, Solid State Ionics.

  • D. Teeters and R. Frech, “Temperature Dependence of Raman Active Lithium Modes in LiKSO4 and LiNaSO4,” Phy. Rev. B., 26, 4132 (1982).

  • D. Teeters and R. Frech, “A Temperature Dependent Spectroscopic Study of the Fast Ion Conductor LiNaSO4 and other Binary Cation Sulfate Crystals,” Solid State Ionics, 5, 437 (1981).

  • R. Frech and D. Teeters, “Unit Cell Correlation Effects in LiNaSO4 and LiKSO4,” J. Phys. Chem., 88, 417 (1984).

  • D. Teeters and R. Frech, “Raman and Infrared Reflectivity Spectra of 6LiKSO4 and 7LiNaSO4,” J. Chem. Phys., 76, 799 (1982).

  • D. Teeters and R. Frech, “Temperature Dependence of Low-frequency Vibrational Modes in LiNaSO4 and LiKSO4,” Phys. Rev. B., 26, 5897 (1982).

  • D. Teeters and R. Frech, “Temperature Dependent Spectroscopic Studies of Poly(Propylene Oxide) and Poly(Propylene Oxide)-Inorganic Salt Complexes,” Solid State Ionics, 18 and 19, 271 (1986).

  • R. Frech, J. Manning, D. Teeters and B.E. Black, “Vibrational Spectroscopic Study of a Low Frequency Polymer Backbone Mode in Poly(Propylene Oxide)-Sodium Thiocyanate Complexes,” Solid State Ionics, 28-30, 954 (1988).

  • D. Teeters, S.L. Stewart and L. Svoboda, “Study of the Phase Separation and Glass Transition Temperatures of Poly(Propylene Oxide)-Thiocyanate Salt Complexes,” Solid State Ionics, 28-30, 1054 (1988).

  • D. Teeters, B. Smith, M. A. Andersen, and D. C. Thomas, “Surface Studies Related to the Oil Industry Using the Dynamic Wilhelmy Plate Technique,” Symposium on Advances in Oilfield Chemistry, Toronto, 1988 (American Chemical Society Preprints, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1988) p. 146.

  • D. Teeters, J.F. Wilson, M.A. Andersen and D.C. Thomas, “A Dynamic Wilhelmy Plate Technique Used for Wettability Evaluation of Crude Oils,” Journal of Colloid and Inter. Sci., 126, 641 (1988).

  • D. Teeters and J. C. Norton, “Mixed-Alkali Effect in Poly(Propylene Oxide)-Thiocyanate Salt Systems,” Solid State Ionics, 40/41, 648 (1990).

  • M. A. Andersen, D. C. Thomas, and D. Teeters, “A New Device for Determining Wetting Preference of Crude Oil/Brine/Solid Systems,” The Log Analyst, 30 (5), 372 (1989).

  • D. W. Iacoe, W. T. Potter, D. Teeters, “Simple Generation of C60 (Buckminsterfullerene) in Undergraduate Research Laboratories,” J. Chem. Ed., 69(8), 663 (1992)

  • D. Teeters and C. M. Hill, “Comparative Study of the Mixed-Alkali Effect in Poly(Ethylene Oxide) and Poly(Propylene Oxide)-Thiocyanate Salt Systems,” Solid State Ionics, 72, 122 (1994).

  • D. Teeters, R. G. Neuman, and B. D. Tate, “The Concentration Behavior of Lithium Triflate at the Surface of Polymer Electrolyte Materials,” Solid State Ionics, 85, 239 (1996).

  • R. N. Mason, M. Smith, T. Andrews, and D. Teeters, “Using Self-Assembled Monolayers to Inhibit Passivation at the Lithium Electrode/Polymer Electrolyte Interface,” Solid State Ionics, 118, 129 (1999).

  • Y. Chen, W. T. Ford, N. F. Materer, D. Teeters, “Facile One-Step Conversion of Polymer Colloidal Crystals to Ordered Porous Polymer Nets,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 122, 10472 (2000).

  • M. Le Granvelet-Mancini, L. Honeycutt, and D. Teeters, “Characterization of Self-Assembled Molecular Layers at the Polymer Electrolyte/Lithium Electrode Interface,” Electorchimica Acta, 45, 1491 (2000).

  • M. Le Granvalet-Mancini, T. Hanrath, and D. Teeters, “Characterization of the Passivation Layer at the Polymer Electrolyte/Lithium Electrode Interface,” Solid State Ionics, 135/1-4, 283 (2000).

  • G. Eltanany and D. Teeters, “Correlation of Surface Morphology of Polyethylene Films to Ink Adhesion and Removal,” Materials Research Innovations, 4, 166 (2001).

  • V. D. Land, T. M. Harris, and D. C. Teeters, “Processing of Low-density Silica Gel by Critical Point Drying or Ambient Pressure Drying,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 283, 11 (2001).

  • M. Le Granvalet-Mancinia and D. Teeters, “The Effects of Chemical Composition of Adsorbed Molecular Layers on Lithium Electrode/Polymer Electrolyte Interface Stabilization,” J. Power Sources, 97-98, 624 (2001).

  • Christina Dewan and Dale Teeters, “Vanadia Xerogel Nanocathodes Used in Lithium Microbatteries,” Journal of Power Sources, 119-121C, 460 (2003).

  • Y. Chem, W. T. Ford, N. F. Materer, D. Teeters, “Conversion of Colloid Crystals to Polymer Nets: Turning Latex Particles Inside Out, Chemistry of Materials, 13, 2697 (2001).

  • Anthony Layson, Shailesh Gadad, Dale Teeters, “Resistance Measurements at the Nanoscale: Scanning Probe AC Impedance Spectroscopy,” Electrochimica Acta, 48, 2207 (2003).

  • Seshumani Vorrey and Dale Teeters, “Study of the Ion Conduction of Polymer Electrolytes Confined in Micro and Nanopores,” Electrochimica Acta, 48, 2137 (2003).

  • Manuel Stephan and Dale Teeters, “Characterization of PVdF-HFP Polymer Membranes Prepared by Phase Inversion Techniques I. Morphology and Charge–Discharge Studies, Electrochimica Acta, 48, 2143 (2003).

  • Manuel Stephan and Dale Teeters, “Charge-Discharge Studies on a Lithium Cell Composed of PVdF-HFP Polymer Membranes Prepared by Phase Inversion Technique with a Nanocomposite Cathode,” Journal Power Sources, 119-121C, 310 (2003).

  • M. Stephan, N. G. Renganathan, S. Gopukumar and D. Teeters,” Cycling Behavior of Poly(vinylidnee fluoride-hexafluoro propylene) (PVdF-HFP) membranes prepared by phase inversion method,” Materials Chemistry and Physics, 85, 6 (2004).

  • A. Layson and D. Teeters, “Examining the Effects of Water on the Surface and Bulk Ion-Conductivity of Polymer Electrolyte Films Using Scanning Probe A.C. Impedance Spectroscopy,” Solid State Ionics, 175(1-4), 773 (2004).

  • F. Vullum and D. Teeters, “Investigation of Lithium Battery Nanoelectrode Arrays and their Component Nanobatteries,” Journal of Power Sources, 146, 804 (2005).

  • P. L. Johnson and D. Teeters, “Formation and Characterization of SnO2 Nanobaskets,” Solid State Ionics, 177, 2821 (2006).

  • Z. Zhang, C. Dewan, S. Kothari, S. Mitra and D. Teeters, “Carbon Nanotube Synthesis, Characteristics and Battery Applications,” Materals Science and Engineering B, B116 (3), 363 (2005).

  • F. Vullum and D. Teeters, “Characterization of lithium nanobatteries and lithium battery nanoelectrode arrays that benefit from nanostructure and molecular self-assembly,” Solid State Ionics, 177, 2833 (2006).

  • M. Marquez, S. Kim, J. Jung, N. Truong, D. Teeters, B. P. Grady, “Factors Affecting the Synthesis of Polymeric Nanostructures from Template Assisted Admicellar Polymerization,” Langmuir 23, 10008 (2007).

  • C. Bishop and D. Teeters, “Crystallinity and order of poly(ethylene oxide)/lithium triflate complex confined in nanoporous membranes,” Electrochimica Acta, 54, 4084 (2009).

  • P. Hari, D. Spencer, A. Hor, H. Liang, K. Roberts, D. Teeters, “Cobalt doping, etching, and attachment of gold nanoparticles and quantum dots on ZnO nanorods,” Physica Status Solidi (C), 8(9) 2814 (2011).

  • P. Hari, M.Byrczek , D. Teeters , and P. Utekar , “Investigations on the Electrical Properties of ZnO Nanorods and Composites for Photovoltaic and Electrochemical Applications,” International Journal of Nanophysics, 10 (1) 81 2011.

  • C. Bishop and D. Teeters, “Crystallinity and order of poly(ethylene oxide)/lithium triflate complex confined in nanoporous membranes.” Electrochimica Acta, 54, 4084 (2009).

  • Castriota, M., Cazzanelli, E., Fasanella, A., Teeters, D., “Electrical conductivity and Raman characterization of V2O5 grown by sol-gel technique inside nanoscale pores”, (2014) Thin Solid Films, 553, p. 127-131.

  • M. Smith, P. Johnson, D. Teeters, “Interfacial storage of lithium in the nanostructure of SnO2 nanobaskets for capacities exceeding theoretical values,” Solid State Ionics 225, 680 (2012).

  • Castriota, M., Cazzanelli, E., Fasanella, A., Teeters, D., “Electrical conductivity and Raman characterization of V2O5 grown by sol-gel technique inside nanoscale pores”, (2014) Thin Solid Films, 553, p. 127-131.

  • Sha Xue, Yingdi Liu, Hongli Dang, Yaping Li, Daniel W. Crunkleton, Dale Teeters, and Sanwu Wang, “Ab Initio Calculations of the Atomic and Electronic Structure of Crystalline PEO:LiCF3SO3 Electrolytes,” Computational Materials Science 112 (2016) 170-174.

  • Abudakka, M., Decker, D.S., Sutherlin, L.T., Teeters, D., “Ceramic/polymer interpenetrating networks exhibiting increased ionic conductivity with temperature control of ion conduction for thermal runaway protection,” (2014) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39 (6), p. 2988.

  • S. Xue, Y. Liu, Y. Li, D. Teeters, D.W. Crunkleton, S. Wang, “Diffusion of lithium ions in amorphous and crystalline poly(ethylene oxide)3:LiCF3SO3 polymer electrolytes,” Electrochimica Acta 235, 122 (2017).

  • “Go West Young Town, Go West,” History of my home town published in Westview, the official quarterly of the Southwestern Center for Regional Studies, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1987.

  • “Diamonds in the Soil,” Science Popularization article concerning the Selenite Crystals of the Great Salt Plains published in Westview, the official quarterly of the Southwestern Center for Regional Studies, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1986.

  • D. Teeters, M. A. Andersen, and D. C. Thomas, “Formation Wettability Studies Using the Dynamic Wilhelmy Plate Technique,” in ACS Symposium Series: Oilfield Chemistry Enhanced and Production Stimulation; J. Borchardt and Teh Fu Yen, Eds. (ACS Symposium Series #396; Washington, D.C.; 1989) p. 560.

  • “The Fay Furies,” A description of a small town baseball team in Oklahoma at the beginning of this century, Westview, the official quarterly of the Southwestern Center for Regional Studies, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1991.

  • “Artist in the Land,” A look at the artistry of Oklahoma farmers, Westview, the official quarterly of the Southwestern Center for Regional Studies, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1990.

  • Physical Chemistry Laboratory: What, How, Why, Lerma E. Hearn and Dale C. Teeters (Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1995). A Physical Chemistry Laboratory manual used by The University of Tulsa and used at various times by the University Center at Tulsa and California State University at Bakersfield.

  • The Polymer Age: History, Class Notes and Activities for Teachers, Dale Teeters and Rita Rhodes (Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1997). A text book on polymer science for high school teachers with lecture notes and experiments. The book has been distributed throughout Oklahoma.

  • S. Gadad and D. Teeters “Characterization and Stabilization of the Lithium/Polymer Electrolyte Interface: A Nanoscale Approach,” in Interfaces, Phenomena, and Nanostructures in Lithium Batteries Workshop, Ed. A. Landgrebe, R. J. Klingler, (The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, December 2000) p. 288.

  • Dale Teeters and Paige Johnson, “Nanobatteries,” in Handbook of Nanophysics, Edited by Klaus Sattler (Taylor and Francis, New York, 2010) p. 40-1.

  • “A Laser Raman Spectroscopic Study of Zinc Bromide and Zinc Chloride Brines,” Greenback, Amoco Production Research, 1984.

  • “Initial Studies Using a Dynamic Wilhelmy Plate Apparatus to Determine Wetting Characteristics in Oil-Brine Systems,” Amoco Production Research, 1986.

  • “Surface Adhesion Properties of Inks Using the Dynamic Wilhelmy Plate Technique,” Petrolite Specialty Polymers Group, 1991.

  • “Wetting Behavior of Synthetic Oil/Surfactant Systems Used in Oil Based Muds,” Amoco Production Research, 1993.

  • “Addendum: Analysis for Coring Fluid Components within Cores from the Tor Formation, Valhal Field, Norway,” (co-authored with William Redman), Amoco Production Research, 1993.

  • “Analysis for Coring Fluid Components within Cores from the Tor Formation,” Valhal Field, Norway, (co-authored with William Redman), Amoco Production Research, 1993.

  • “How Surfactants Change the Wetting Behavior of Synthetic Drilling Fluids,” (co-authored with Frederick B. Growcock), Blueback, Amoco Production Research, 1994.

  • “Modification of Inks and Toners for Enhanced Deinking and Separation,” (co-authored with William Potter) Final report for the Center for Resource Conservation and Environmental Research, Oklahoma Alliance for Public Policy Research, 1995.

  • In Situ Corrosion Inhibition in Producing Crudes,” Annual Report, DOE Delivery Order #27 Revision A, Subcontract #93-0001, 1996.

  • “Modifications of Printing Inks for Enhanced Plastic Film Recycling,” final research report for Kemberly-Clark Corporation, 1996.

Courses Taught

  • Physical Chemistry I Laboratory
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Research and Dissertation
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • Graduate Seminar