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Dale Teeters PhD

Department Chairperson of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Professor of Chemistry College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Keplinger Hall 2085 918-631-3147
dale-teeters@utulsa.edu
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Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
B.S., Southwestern Oklahoma State University


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

General Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry
Materials Chemistry
Nanochemistry


The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Journal Articles


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).

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.

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.

Decker, D.S., and Dale Teeters. “Effects of Surfactant Addition to Polyethylene Oxide Polymer Electrolytes in Low and High Concentrations.” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39.6 (2014): 3025–3035. Print.

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.

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).

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).

Layson, A., R. Leib, and Dale Teeters. “Exploring the Scanning Probe: A Simple Hands-on Experiment Simulating the Operation and Characteristics of the Atomic Force Microscope.” ACS Symposium Series 1010 (2009): 167–176. Print.

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

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).

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).

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

Gujar, Amit et al. “Raman Investigation of the SUZ-4 Zeolite.” Microporous and mesoporous materials 78.2 (2005): 131–137. Print.

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).

Castriota, M., and Dale Teeters. “Impedance Spectroscopy of PEO-Lithium Triflate Confined in Nanopores of Alumina Membranes.” Ionics 11.3-4 (2005): 220–225. Print.

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

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).

Layson, A.R., and Dale Teeters. “Polymer Electrolytes Confined in Nanopores: Using Water as a Means to Explore the Interfacial Impedance at the Nanoscale.” Solid State Ionics 175.1-4 (2004): 773–780. Print.

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).

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).

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

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, “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).

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

Luckey, S.G. et al. “Analysis of a Blow-Molded HDPE Bottle That Failed by Brittle Fracture.” Engineering Failure Analysis 8.4 (2001): 361–370. Print.

Luckey, S. G., Henshaw, J.M., Dewan, C., Eltananny, G., and Teeters, D., " Analysis of a blow-molded HDPE bottle that failed by brittle fracture", Engineering Failure Analysis, vol. 8, pp. 361-370, 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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

Liu, C. et al. “Raman and FTIR Studies of Complex Formation in Aluminum Trichloride-Alkali Thiocyanate Ambient-Temperature Molten Salt Solutions.” Solid State Ionics 86-88.PART 1 (1996): 431–440. Print.

Liu, C. et al. “Raman and FTIR Studies of Complex Formation in Aluminum Trichloride-Alkali Thicyanate Ambient Temperature Molten Salt Solutions.” Solid State Ionics 86–88 (1996): 431–440. Print.

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).

Iacoe, D.W., W.T. Potter, and Dale Teeters. “Simple Generation of C60 (Buckminsterfullerene): A Process Suitable for Undergraduate Research Laboratories.” Journal of Chemical Education 69.8 (1992): 663. Print.

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

Iacoe, D.W., W.T. Potter, and D. Teeters, Simple generation of C60 (buckminsterfullerene): a process suitable for undergraduate research laboratories. J. Chem. Educ., 1992. 69(8): p. 663.

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. 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.

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).

Teeters, Dale, and Mike Kelley. “MACHINE VISION INSPECTION UPS PRODUCT RELIABILITY, DECREASES COSTS.” Chilton’s instruments & control systems 61.5 (1988): 63–64. Print.

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 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 and D. Teeters, "Unit Cell Correlation Effects in LiNaSO4 and LiKSO4," J. Phys. Chem., 88, 417 (1984).

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 Dependence of Raman Active Lithium Modes in LiKSO4 and LiNaSO4," Phy. Rev. B., 26, 4132 (1982).

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, "A Temperature Dependent Spectroscopic Study of the Fast Ion Conductor LiNaSO4 and other Binary Cation Sulfate Crystals," Solid State Ionics, 5, 437 (1981).

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.

Book


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.

Technical Reports


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

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: Initial Basic Surface Chemistry Studies," final research report for Kemberly-Clark Corporation, 1995.

"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.

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

"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.

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

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

Teeters, Dale, and N.P. Kemp. Initial Rheological Study of Brines. Greenback, Amoco Production Research, 1986. Print.

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

Teeters, Dale. Brine Completion Fluids: Crystallization Temperatures and Water Activities Determined by a Programmable Low Temperature Bath and a Relative Humidity Meter. Greenback, Amoco Production Research, 1984. Print.

Others


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

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

"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.

Conference Proceedings


Teeters, Dale, and P.L. Johnson. “Individually-Wired Nanoelectrodes for a 3-D Nanostructured Battery Systems.” ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts, 2009. Print.

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

Manikas, T.W., and Dale Teeters. “Nanoscale Power and Memory Unit Design for Nanoscale Sensor Systems.” Vol. 470. Proceedings of the International Instrumentation Symposium, 2007. 464–471. Print.

Teeters, Dale. “The Use of Scanning Ac Impedance Spectroscopy for Nanoscale Characterization.” Vol. 470. Proceedings of the International Instrumentation Symposium, 2007. 573–596. Print.

Hutter, L.K., P.L. Johnson, and Dale Teeters. “Fabrication and Characterization of Nanobattery Arrays.” ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts, 2007. Print.

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..

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.

Lim, Ellis, and Dale Teeters. “Deinking of Polyethylene Packaging Films for Enhanced Recycling.” Vol. 76. Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 1997. 583–584. Print.

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.

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.

Teeters, Dale et al. “Three-Dimensional Wetting Maps: A Novel Technique for Assessing and Applying Data from Rock-Fluid Interaction Studies.” Vol. 38. American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Preprints, 1993. 131–135. Print.

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).

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 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.

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.


CHEM 1023 General Chemistry II
CHEM 1991 Introduction to Chemistry
CHEM 3031 Physical Chemistry I Laboratory
CHEM 4021 Physical Chemistry II Laboratory
CHEM 4093 Polymer Chemistry
CHEM 4193 Chemical Nanotechnology
CHEM 4981 Undergraduate Research
CHEM 7253 Analytical Separations
CHEM 7973 Graduate Seminar
CHEM 7986 Research and Thesis
CHEM 9982 Research and Dissertation