Dr. Rémi Beaulac

Assistant Professor at Michigan State University
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e-mail: beaulacr@chemistry.msu.edu


  • 2007-2011 Post-Doc, University of Washington, Seattle, WA with Prof. Daniel Gamelin
  • 2006 Ph.D. University of Montréal, Québec, Canada with Prof. Christian Reber
  • 2001 B.S. University of Montréal, Québec, Canada

Awards & Honors

  • 2007-2009 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2007 Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies (FQRNT), Postdoctoral Fellowship



Beaulac, R.; Feng, Y.; May, J. W.; Badaeva, E.; Gamelin, D. R.; Li, X. "Orbital Pathways for Mn2+-Carrier sp-d Exchange in Magnetic Semiconductor Quantum Dots." Phys. Rev. B, 2011, 84, 195324. (view)

Bacher, G.; Schneider, L.; Beaulac, R.; Archer, P. I.; Gamelin, D. R. "Magnetic Polaron Formation Dynamics in Mn2+ -Doped Colloidal Nanocrystals up to Room Temperature." J. Korean Phys. Soc., 2011, 58, 1261-1266. (view)

White, M. A.; Weaver, A. L.; Beaulac, R.; Gamelin, D. R. "Electrochemically Controlled Auger Quenching of Mn2+ Photoluminescence in Doped Semiconductor Nanocrystals" ACS Nano, 2011, 5, 4158-4168. (view)


Beaulac, R.; Gamelin, D. R. "Two-Center Formulation of Mn2+-Electron s-d Exchange Coupling in Bulk and Quantum Confined Diluted-Magnetic Semiconductors." Phys. Rev. B, 2010, 82, 224401. (view)

Vlaskin, V. A.; Janßen, N.; van Rijssel, J.; Beaulac, R.; Gamelin, D. R. "Tunable Dual Emission in Doped Semiconductor Nanocrystals." Nano Letters, 2010, 10, 3670–3674. (view)

Beaulac, R.; Ochsenbein, S. T.; Gamelin, D. R. "Colloidal Transition-Metal-Doped Quantum Dots." Chapter 11 in Nanocrystal Quantum Dots. Edited by V. I. Klimov, 2010, Taylor & Francis, New York. (view)


Vlaskin, V. A.; Beaulac, R; Gamelin, D. R. "Dopant-Carrier Magnetic Exchange Coupling in Colloidal Inverted Core/Shell Semiconductor Nanocrystals." Nano Letters, 2009, 9, 4376-4382. (view)

Beaulac, R.; Schneider, L.; Archer, P. I.; Bacher, G.; Gamelin, D. R. "Light-Induced Spontaneous Magnetization in Doped Colloidal Quantum Dots." Science, 2009, 325, 973-976. (view)


Beaulac, R.; Archer, P. I.; Ochsenbein, S. T.; Gamelin, D. R. "Mn2+-Doped CdSe Quantum Dots: New Inorganic Materials for Spin-Electronics and Spin-Photonics." Advanced Functional Materials, 2008, 18, 3873-3891 (Feature Article). (view)

Beaulac, R.; Archer, P. I.; van Rijssel, J.; Meijerink, A.; Gamelin, D. R. "Exciton Storage by Mn2+ in Colloidal Mn2+-Doped CdSe Quantum Dots." Nano Letters, 2008, 8, 2949-2953. (view)

Beaulac, R.; Reber, C. "Spectroscopic Effects of Excited-State Coupling in a Tetragonal Chromium (III) Complex", Inorg. Chem., 2008; 47, 5048-5054.

Beaulac, R.; Archer, P. I.; Gamelin, D. R."Luminescence in Colloidal Mn2+-Doped Semiconductor Nanocrystals." J. Solid State Chem. 2008, 181, 1582-1589. (view)

Beaulac, R.; Archer, P. I.; Liu, X.; Lee, S.; Salley, G. M.; Dobrowolska, M. ; Furdyna, J. K.; Gamelin, D. R. "Spin-Polarizable Excitonic Luminescence in Colloidal Mn2+-Doped CdSe Quantum Dots." Nano Letters, 2008, 8, 1197-1201. (view)


Beaulac, R.; Reber, C.; Lever, A. B. P. "Excited-state distortions in Ru (II) complexes probed by resonance Raman spectroscopy." Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2007, 48-52.


Rusanova, J.; Rusanov, E.; Gorelsky, S. I.; Christendat, D.; Popescu, R.; Farah, A. A.; Beaulac, R.; Reber, C.; Lever, A. B. P. "The very covalent diammino (o -benzoquinonediimine) dichlororuthenium (II). An example of very strong p -back-donation." Inorg. Chem., 2006, 45, 6246-6262.

Beaulac, R.; Tregenna-Piggott, P. L. W.; Barra, A.-L.; Weihe, H.; Luneau, D.; Reber, C. "The electronic ground state of [V(urea)6]3+ probed by NIR luminescence, electronic Raman and high-field EPR spectroscopies." Inorg. Chem., 2006, 45, 3399-3407.


Beaulac, R.; Luneau, D.; Reber, C. "The emitting state of the imino nitroxide radical." Chem. Phys. Letters, 2005, 405, 153-158.


Nolet, M.-C.; Beaulac, R.; Boulanger, A.-M.; Reber, C. "Allowed and forbidden d-d bands in octahedral coordination compounds: Intensity borrowing and interference dips in absorption spectra." Struct. Bond., 2004, 107, 145-158.

Bussière, G.; Beaulac, R.; Bélisle, H.; Lescop, C.; Luneau, D.; Rey, P.; Reber, C. "Excited states and optical spectroscopy of nitronyl nitroxides and their lanthanide and transition metal complexes." Top. Curr. Chem., 2004, 241, 97-118.

Reber, C.; Beaulac, R. "Optical (Electronic) Spectroscopy" in McCleverty, J. A. and Meyer, T. J. (editors), Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry II, 2004, 2, Chapter 2.22, 287-302.

Lescop, C.; Bussière, G.; Beaulac, R.; Bélisle, H.; Belorizky, E.; Rey, P.; Reber, C.; Luneau, D. "Magnetic and optical properties of nitroxide radicals and their lanthanide complexes." J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 2004, 65, 773-779.


Cohen, Y.; Hatton, B.; Miguez, H.; Coombs, N.; Fournier-Bidoz, S.; Grey, J. K.; Beaulac, R.; Reber, C.; Ozin, G. A. "Spin-on Nanostructured silicon-silica film displaying room-temperature nanosecond lifetime photoluminescence." Adv. Mater., 2003, 15, 572-576.

Beaulac, R.; Bussière, G.; Reber, C.; Lescop, C.; Luneau, D. "Solid-state absorption and luminescence spectroscopy of nitronyl nitroxide radicals." New J. Chem., 2003, 27, 1200-1206.


Beaulac, R.; Tremblay, J. C.; Bussière, G.; Reber, C. "Application of near-infrared luminescence spectroscopy to vanadium(III) complexes. Characterization of their electronic ground state." Can. J. Anal. Sci. Spectrosc., 2001, 46, 152-161.

Bussière, G.; Beaulac, R.; Cardinal-David, B.; Reber, C. "Coupled-excited states in trans-[MCl2(H2O)4 ]n+ complexes (M: Ni(II), Co(II), V(III), Cr(III)) probed by absorption and luminescence spectroscopy." Coord. Chem. Rev., 2001, 219-221, 509-543.