Charles Barrows

Office: CHB 218


  • 2011 B.A., Washington University in St. Louis with Prof. Daniel E. Giammar

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 University of Washington Clean Energy Institute Graduate Fellowship
  • 2011 Summa Cum Laude (Washington University in St. Louis)
  • 2011 Arthur Wahl Award for excellence in Inorganic Chemistry



Fainblat, R.; Barrows, C. J.; Hopmann, E.; Siebeneicher, S.; Vlaskin, V. A.; Gamelin, D. R.; Bacher, G. "Giant Excitonic Exchange Splittings at Zero Field in Single Colloidal CdSe Quantum Dots Doped With Individual Mn2+ Impurities." Nano Lett. 2016, accepted. (view)

Chakraborty, P.; Jin, Y.; Barrows, C. J.; Dunham, S. T.; Gamelin, D. R. "Kinetics of Isovalent (Cd2+) and Aliovalent (In3+) Cation Exchange in Cd1–xMnxSe Nanocrystals." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, accepted. (view)

Hayes, E. C.; Porter, T. R.; Barrows, C. J.; Kaminsky, W.; Mayer, J. M.; Stoll, S. "Electronic Structure of a CuII-Alkoxide Complex Modeling Intermediates in Copper-Catalyzed Alcohol Oxidations." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 4132-4145. (view)

Barrows, C. J.; Chakraborty, P.; Kornowske, L. M.; Gamelin, D. R. "Tuning Equilibrium Compositions in Colloidal Cd1-xMnxSe Nanocrystals Using Diffusion Doping and Cation Exchange." ACS Nano 2016, 10, 910-918. (view)


Nelson, H. D.; Bradshaw, L. R.; Barrows, C. J.; Vlaskin, V. A.; Gamelin, D. R. "Picosecond Dynamics of Excitonic Magnetic Polarons in Colloidal Diffusion-Doped Cd1-xMnxSe Quantum Dots." ACS Nano 2015, 9, 11177-11191. (view)

Barrows, C. J.; Vlaskin, V. A.; Gamelin, D. R. "Absorption and Magnetic Circular Dichroism Analyses of Giant Zeeman Splittings in Diffusion-Doped Colloidal Cd1-xMnxSe Quantum Dots." J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 3076-3081. (view)


Fainblat, R.; Muckel, F.; Barrows, C. J.; Vlaskin, V. A.; Gamelin, D. R.; Bacher, G. "Valence-Band Mixing Effects in the Upper-Excited-State Magneto-Optical Responses of Colloidal Mn2+-Doped CdSe Quantum Dots." ACS Nano 2014, 8, 12669-12675. (view)


Vlaskin, V. A.; Barrows, C. J.; Erickson, C. S.; Gamelin, D. R. "Nanocrystal Diffusion Doping." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 14380-14389. (view)


Cerrato, J. M.; Barrows, C. J.; Blue, L. Y.; Lezama, J. S.; Bargar, J.; Giammar, D. E. "Effect of Ca2+ and Zn2+ on UO2 dissolution rates." Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012, 46, 2731-2737.