Department of Chemistry

Dalton Research Group  
 



Denise H. Bale

Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of
Chemistry at the University of Washington

 

  • Received a Ph.D. degree (8/08) & a M.S. degree in Chemistry from University of Washington (9/04), B.S. degree in Chemistry from Western Washington University (6/02), and an AA&S from Olympic College (12/99)
  • Current research: Electro-optic material characterization
  • Previous research experience: participated in two years of surface chemistry research at WWU
  • International research at ETH Zurich (7/06 to 11/06): electro-optic material characterization
  • Other interests include: Dirt & Street biking, soccer, snowboarding, horseback riding, video games, and enjoying the outdoors.
    • Publications:

      Daniele Rezzonico, Mojca Jazbinsek, Christian Bosshard, Peter Günter, Denise H. Bale, Yi Liao, Larry R. Dalton, and Philip J. Reid. Photostability studies of pi-conjugated chromophores with resonant and nonresonant light excitation for long-life polymeric telecommunication devices. Journal of the Optical Society of America B, accepted for publication June, 2007.

      Cheng, Yen-Ju; Luo, Jingdong; Hau, Steven; Bale, Denise H.; Kim, Tae-Dong; Shi, Zhengwei; Lao, David B.; Tucker, Neil M.; Tian, Yanqing; Dalton, Larry R.; Reid, Philip J.; Jen, Alex K.-Y. Large Electro-optic Activity and Enhanced Thermal Stability from Diarylaminophenyl-Containing High Nonlinear Optical Chromophores. Chemistry of Materials (2007), 19(5) 1154-1163.

      Jang, Sei-Hum; Luo, Jingdong; Tucker, Neil M.; Leclercq, Amalia; Zojer, Egbert; Haller, Marnie A.; Kim, Tae-Dong; Kang, Jae-Wook; Firestone, Kimberly; Bale, Denise; Lao, David; Benedict, Jason B.; Cohen, Dawn; Kaminsky, Werner; Kahr, Bart; Bredas, Jean-Luc; Reid, Philip; Dalton, Larry R.; Jen, Alex K.-Y. Pyrroline Chromophores for Electro-Optics. Chemistry of Materials (2006), 18(13), 2982-2988.

      Bale, Denise H.; Liao, Yi; Sullivan, Philip; Luo, Jingdong; Lao, David B.; Jen, Alex K.-Y.; Reid, Philip J.; Dalton, Larry R. Photodegradation of polymeric electro-optic materials at telecommunication C-band wavelengths. PMSE Preprints (2006), 94 488-489.

      Dalton, Larry; Robinson, Bruce; Jen, Alex; Ried, Philip; Eichinger, Bruce; Sullivan, Philip; Akelaitis, Andrew; Bale, Denise; Haller, Marnie; Luo, Jingdong; Liu, Sen; Liao, Yi; Firestone, Kimberly; Sago, Allyson; Bhatambrekar, Nishant; Bhattacharjee, Sanchali; Sinness, Jessica; Hammond, Scott; Buker, Nicholas; Snoeberger, Robert; Lingwood, Mark; Rommel, Harry; Amend, Joe; Jang, Sei-Hum; Chen, Antao; Steier, William. Optimizing electro-optic activity in chromophore/polymer composites and in organic chromophore glasses. Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (2005), 5990 59900C/1-59900C/10.

      Dalton, Larry; Scherer, Axel; Chen, Antao; Jen, Alex; Reid, Philip; Robinson, Bruce; Eichinger, Bruce; Hochberg, M.; Baehr-Jones, T.; Pyajt, Anna; Takayesu, Jocelyn; Sullivan, Philip; Akelaitis, Andrew; Lawson, Rhys; Bale, Denise; Haller, Marnie; Luo, Jingdong; Liu, Sen; Liao, Yi; Firestone, Kimberly; Bhattacharjee, Sanchali; Sinness, Jessica; Hammond, Scott; Sgro, Allyson; Buker, Nicholas; Snoeberger, Robert; Lingwood, Mark; Steier, William. Organic electro-optic glasses for WDM applications. Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (2005), 6014(Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications V), 60140P/1-60140P/15.

      Dalton, Larry; Robinson, Bruce; Jen, Alex; Ried, Philip; Eichinger, Bruce; Sullivan, Philip; Akelaitis, Andrew; Bale, Denise; Haller, Marnie; Luo, Jingdong; Liu, Sen; Liao, Yi; Firestone, Kimberly; Bhatambrekar, Nishant; Bhattacharjee, Sanchali; Sinness, Jessica; Hammond, Scott; Buker, Nicholas; Snoeberger, Robert; Lingwood, Mark; Rommel, Harry; Amend, Joe; Jang, Sei-Hum; Chen, Antao; Steier, William. Acentric lattice electro-optic materials by rational design. Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (2005), 5912(Operational Characteristics and Crystal Growth of Nonlinear Optical Materials II), 59120A/1-59120A/12.

      Dalton, Larry; Robinson, Bruce; Jen, Alex; Ried, Philip; Eichinger, Bruce; Sullivan, Philip; Akelaitis, Andrew; Bale, Denise; Haller, Marnie; Luo, Jingdong; Liu, Sen; Liao, Yi; Firestone, Kimberly; Bhatambrekar, Nishant; Bhattacharjee, Sanchali; Sinness, Jessica; Hammond, Scott; Buker, Nicholas; Snoeberger, Robert; Lingwood, Mark; Rommel, Harry; Amend, Joe; Jang, Sei-Hum; Chen, Antao; Steier, William. Electro-optic coefficients of 500 pm/V and beyond for organic materials. Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (2005), 5935(Linear and Nonlinear Optics of Organic Materials V), 593502/1-593502/12.

      L. R. Dalton and D. H. Bale, “Nonlinear Optical Materials,” Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, Fifth Addition, published 2003 (available through Wiley, New York).

      Firestone, K.A.; Bale, D.H.; Westphal, J.B.; Scott, D.C.; Reid, P.J. & Dalton, L.R. “Frequency Agile Hyper-Rayleigh Scattering Studies of Non-Linear Optical Chromophores.” Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, 2003, 88, 294-295.

      B. Diaz, S. J. Sawhill, D. H. Bale, R. Main, D. C. Phillips, S. Korlann, R. Self, M. E. Bussell, Catal. Today 86 (2003) 191.

     
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