CONTRIBUTED RESEARCH LECTURES



Lectures are numbered chronologically and listed in reverse chronological order. Of the papers listed, many were presented at meetings of the American Chemical Society and the presentations were made in a variety of divisions including Organic Chemistry (29), Physical Chemistry (3), Computers in Chemistry (2), Inorganic Chemistry (1), and Biological Chemistry (1). The other half of the lectures were presented at regional, national and international non-ACS conferences.


76.
"Benzene Quadrupolarity and Arene-Arene Interactions."
Rainer Glaser and Zhengyu Wu
Division of Computers in Chemistry
221th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,
San Diego, California, April 1 - 5, 2001.

75.
"Cytosine to Uracil Mutation Revisited. Theoretical and Experimental
Mechanistic Studies of the Nitrosative Cytosine Deamination."
Rainer Glaser and Sundeep Rayat
Division of Organic Chemistry
221th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,
San Diego, California, April 1 - 5, 2001.

74.
"Benzene Quadrupolarity. A Study Of Theoretical Level Dependencies."
Zhengyu Wu and Rainer Glaser
Division of Physical Chemistry
35th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society,
St. Louis, Missouri, October 25 - 28, 2000.

73.
"Experimental Realization Of Dipole Parallel-Aligned Crystals.
An Improved Design Based On Triple T–Contacts. "
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry
35th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society,
St. Louis, Missouri, October 25 - 28, 2000.

72.
"Bonding In Azarynes: The Cyclic Nitrilium Ion Structure."
Sundeep Rayat and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry
35th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society,
St. Louis, Missouri, October 25 - 28, 2000.

71.
"Parallel Dipole Alignment in the Absence of External Electric Fields:
The Azine Functional Group As A 'Conjugation Stopper.'"
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Online Abstract
CSC2000,Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 25 - 31, 2000.

70.
"Hetarynes, Phenyl Cations or Cyclic Nitrilum Ions? An Ab Initio Study."
Sundeep Rayat and Rainer Glaser
33rd Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference,
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, May 25-27, 2000.

69.
"Electrostatic Bonding In The System N2...OH-. A Higher Level Ab Initio Quantum-Mechanical Study."
Rainer Glaser
Division of Physical Chemistry
34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

68.
"Ab Initio Study Of Cations Formally Derived By Dediazoniation Of Guaninediazonium Ion Without Pyrimidine Ring Opening."
Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry
34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

67.
"Ab Initio Theoretical Studies Of Deglycosylation Associated With Nitrosative Guanine Deamination."
Sundeep Rayat and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry
34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

66.
"An Ab Initio Study Of Oxanosine Formation In The Course Of Guanine Deamination."
Rainer Glaser, Thomas Carl, and Michael Lewis
Division of Organic Chemistry
34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

65.
"Mechanism Of Dediazoniation Of Guaninediazonium Ion: Effects Of Aggregation With Cytosine."
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry
34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

64.
"The Azine Functional Group As A Conjugation Stopper: Evidence From NMR Spectroscopy And Ab Initio Theory. "
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry
34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

63.
"Substituted Benzaldehydes: An ab Initio Study of "Push-Pull" and "Pull-Pull" Interactions"
Somnath Sarkar [a] and Rainer Glaser [b]
[a] Department of Chemistry, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO 64093
[b] Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211
Division of Organic Chemistry
34th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Quincy, Illinois, October 27-29, 1999.

62.
"Single- and Double-Proton-Transfer in Aggregates Between Cytosine and Guaninediazonium Ion."
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry
128rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 22-26, 1999.

61.
"Stereochemistry of Dimers Formed by Asymmetrized Twisted-Spacer Connected Arene Systems."
Rainer Glaser, Grace Chen, and Michael Lewis
Division of Organic Chemistry
33rd Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, Kansas, November 4-6, 1998.

60.
"Double-T-Contacts: Employing Intermolecular Quadrupole-Quadrupole Interactions in the Design of Organic Crystals."
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry
33rd Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, Kansas, November 4-6, 1998.

59.
"Synergism of Catalysis and Reaction Center Rehybridization in the Hyudrolysis of Carbon Dioxide."
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
Division of Physical Chemistry
33rd Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, Kansas, November 4-6, 1998.

58.
"Electronic Excitations in Homopolyatomic Bismuth Cations. An ab Initio CI-Singles and CASSCF Study."
Graeme Day [a], Rainer Glaser* [a], Noriyuki Shimomura [b], Atsushi Takamuku [b], and Kazuhiko Ichikawa* [b]
[a] Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211
[b] Division of Material Science, Graduate School of Environmental Earth Sciences, University of Hokkaido, Sapporo 060, Japan
Division of Physical Chemistry
33rd Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Wichita, Kansas, November 4-6, 1998.

57.
"Molecular Crystalline Organic Ferroelectric NLO Materials: The Crystal Structures of the Highly Dipole Parallel-Aligned Materials 4-Chloro- and 4-Bromo-4'-Methoxyacetophenone Azine."
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser
IXth Midwest Organic Solid State Chemistry Symposium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, June 12 - 13, 1998.

56.
"Crystalline Molecular Non-Linear Optical Materials. Asymmetrization of Azines and Butadienes."
Sarah A. Meyer and Rainer Glaser
1998 Missouri Academy of Sciences Collegiate Meeting, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri, April 17, 1998.

55.
"SN2 Preference Energies in the Gas-Phase Identity Reactions of Dinitrogen with Diazonium Ions."
Rhonda M. Walsh and Rainer Glaser
1998 Missouri Accademy of Sciences Collegiate Meeting, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri, April 17, 1998.

54.
"Molecular Crystalline Organic Ferroelectric NLO Materials.
The Crystal Structures of Two Phases of the Highly Dipole Parallel
Aligned Material 4-Methoxy-4'-Chloroacetophenone Azine."
Michael Lewis, Charles L. Barnes, and Rainer Glaser*
Division of Organic Chemistry, Symposium on "Dendrimers, Materials, Optics, and Photochemistry",
215th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,
Dallas, Texas, April 1, 1998.

53.
"Cation-Dinitrogen Interactions. SN2 Preference Energies
in the Gas-Phase Identity Reactions of N2 with Diazonium Ions."
Rhonda Walsh and Rainer Glaser*
Division of Organic Chemistry, Symposium on "Theory, Isotope Effects, Physical Organic Chemistry",
215th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,
Dallas, Texas, March 31, 1998.

52.
"Crystalline Molecular NLO Materials. Asymmetrization of Azines and Butadienes."
Sarah Meyer and Rainer Glaser*
Eighth Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering and Mathematics.
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, November 7-8, 1997.

51.
"Nucleophilic Substitution of Diazonium Ions. The Identity Reactions
of N2 with Methyl- and Benzenediazonium Ions"
Rhonda Walsh and Rainer Glaser*
Division of Organic Chemistry (#236), 32nd ACS Midwest Meeting,
Tan-Tar-A Resort, Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach, Missouri, October 31, 1997.

50.
"A Quadratic CI Study of the "Water Catalyzed" Hydrolyses
of Carbodiimide, HN=C=NH, and Methyleneimine, HN=CH2."
Michael Lewis and Rainer Glaser*
Division of Physical Chemistry (#251), 32th ACS Midwest Meeting,
Tan-Tar-A Resort, Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach, Missouri, October 30, 1997.

49.
"Combination of Physical-Organic and Theoretical Methods in Electronic Structure Analysis.
Opposing Sign Reaction Constants in Dual Substituent Parameter (DSP) Relations."

Rainer Glaser,a Stephanie Nelson,a Michael Lewis,a Christopher Horana and Heinrich Zollingerb
(a) Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211
(b) Technisch-Chemisches Laboratorium, Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule, CH-8092 Zuerich, Switzerland.
Lecture at the 30th Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference,
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, May 22-24, 1997.

48.
"Dinitrogen Catalysis of the Rotational Automerization of Benzyl Cation in the Gas Phase."
Rainer Glaser
Division of Physical Chemistry (#88), 31th ACS Midwest Meeting, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, November 6 - 8, 1996.

47.
"Pyrimidine Ring-Opening in the Unimolecular Dediazoniation of Guanine Diazonium Ion. An ab Initio Theoretiocal Study of the Mechanism of Nitrosative Guanosine Deamination."
Rainer Glaser
Division of Organic Chemistry (#76), 31th ACS Midwest Meeting, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, November 6 - 8, 1996.

46.
"Counterintuitive Dipole Moment Direction and Electron Density Distributions in the Electronic Structures of the Nonlinear Optical Materials NPO and POM."
Rainer Glaser and Grace S. Chen
Division of Organic Chemistry (#438), 212th ACS National Meeting, Orlando, Florida, August 29, 1996.

45.
"A Simple and Accurate Method to Determine the Molecular Hyperpolarizability By Relative EFISH Measurements."
ChangSheng Liu, John F. Kauffman, Grace S. Chen, and Rainer Glaser
Division of Analytical Chemistry (#080), 211th ACS Nat. Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 1996.

44.
"Novel Selenium and Tellurium Stabilized Mono-, Di-, and Trications.
An ab initio Study of [C(XH)3n+ (n = 1 - 3)."
Grace S. Chen and Rainer Glaser (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Christina Marchand and Hansjörg Grützmacher (University of Freiburg, Germany)
28th Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, May 13, 1995.

43.
"Complexes Between Lewis Acids and Broensted Acids. Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Structures and Acidities of (X3SbO)2RCOOH."
Rainer Glaser and Grace S. Chen
28th Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, May 12, 1995.

42.
"Effects of Ortho Substitution on Phenylacetic Acid Enolization."
Mitchell Anthamatten and Rainer Glaser
Missouri Academy of Science Collegiate Paper Competition, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri, April 21, 1995.

41.
"Complexes between Lewis Acids and Brfnsted Acids. On the Structures and Acidities of (SbCl3O)2·RCOOH."
Grace S. Chen and Rainer Glaser
Division of Org. Chem. (#224), 209th ACS Nat. Meeting, Anaheim, CA, April 5, 1995.

40.
"Nitrogen Electric Field Gradients, 14N Line Width, and Chemical Shift Variations in Amines. An Ab Initio Study."
Jeremy C. Lowe, Rainer Glaser, and Tuck C. Wong
Argonne Symposium for Undergraduate Research, November 4, 1994.

39.
"An Initio Studies of Phenylacetic Acid Enolization and Effects of Ortho-Diazonium Substitution."
Mitchell Anthamatten and Rainer Glaser.
Argonne Symposium for Undergraduate Research, November 4, 1994.

38.
"Optical Properties of Azines. A UV/Vis-Spectroscopic Study of Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Para-Substituted Acetophenone Azines."
Aaron J. Bernabo, Grace S. Chen, and Rainer Glaser
Argonne Symposium for Undergraduate Research, November 4, 1994.

37.
"Synthesis, Stereochemistry, and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Asymmetrical Azines."
Jason Wilbur, Grace S. Chen, and Rainer Glaser.
Argonne Symposium for Undergraduate Research, November 4, 1994.

36.
"New Radical Polycations. Is the [C(SR)3]2+ Radical Dication Distonic and Cyclic? An ab Initio Study of HC(SH)3, [C(SH)3]+, and [C(SH)3]2+."
Rainer Glaser, Grace Shiahuy Chen, Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy, Hansjörg Grützmacher
Division of Computers in Chemistry (#194), 208th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 25, 1994.

35. "Spin Polarization Versus Spin Delocalization. Electron and Spin Density Analysis of the Rotational Automerization of Allyl Radical Including Electron Correlation Effects."
Rainer Glaser and Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy
Division of Computers in Chemistry (#183), 208th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 25, 1994.

34.
"Stereochemistry of para-Substituted Acetophenone Azines in the Solid State, in Solution, and in the Gas Phase."
Grace Shiahuy Chen, Mitchell Anthamatten, Jason Wilbur, and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#147), 208th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 22, 1994.

33.
"On the Consistency Between The Electron Density Based Bonding Model for Diazonium Ions and Experimental Properties. A Study of [Ph-E]+ with E = N2, He, Ne, and Ar."
Christopher J. Horan and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#146), 208th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 22, 1994.

32.
"Spin Polarization Versus Spin Delocalization. Electron and Spin Density Analysis of the Rotational Automerization of Allyl Radical Including Electron Correlation Effects."
Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy and Rainer Glaser
XXVII Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Columbia, MO, May 21, 1994.

31.
"Thymine Dimerization. An ab Initio Study of Stereochemical Preferences in Thymine Dimers and of Dimerization Energies."
Till Kühn and Rainer Glaser
XXVII Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Columbia, MO, May 20, 1994.

30.
"Synthesis, Stereochemistry, and Non-Linear Optical Properties of Asymmetrical Azines."
Jason Wilbur, Grace S. Chen, and Rainer Glaser
Missouri Academy of Science, Cape Girardeau, MO, April 29, 1994. 2nd Place Honors.

29.
"Anisotropic Electron Correlation Effects on the Spin Polarizations of Radicals. Spin Populations versus Spin Density Difference Functions."
Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy and Rainer Glaser
Physical Chemistry Division (#239), 207th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 1994.

28.
"Perturbational and Variational Correlation Effects on Electron and Spin Densities of Radicals."
Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy and Rainer Glaser
Physical Chemistry Division (# 213), ACS Regional Meeting, Columbia, MO, November 12, 1993.

27.
"Transition Metal Complexes of Diazonium Ions. A Study of the Equatorial CO/PhN2+ Exchange Reaction in Trans-Fe(CO)3(PPh3)2 Using Ab Initio Theory and X-Ray Crystallography."
Grace Shiahuy Chen, Young-Hee Yoo, and Rainer Glaser
Inorganic Chemistry Division (#113), ACS Regional Meeting, Columbia, MO, November 11, 1993.

26.
"Do Bridged Diphosphonium Cations Exist? Potential Energy Surfaces, Charge Transfer Energies and Electronic Relaxation of the Phosphorus Analogues of Phenyldiazonium Ions."
Christopher J. Horan and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#150), ACS Regional Meeting, Columbia, MO, November 11, 1993.

25.
"Origin and Consequences of Non-Synergistic Hydrogen Bonding in the Watson Crick Models ADENINE-THYMINE and GUANINE-CYTOSINE."
Rainer Glaser and Benjamin Harris
Biological Chemistry Division (#52), ACS Regional Meeting Columbia, MO, November 11, 1993.

24.
"Stereochemistry of Para-Substituted Acetophenone Azines in the Solid State, in Solution, and in the Gas Phase"
Mitch Anthamatten, Grace Shiahuy Chen, and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#169), ACS Regional Meeting, Columbia, MO, November 12, 1993.

23.
"Charge Transfer Energies and Electronic Relaxation Associated with the Formation of the Phosphorus Analogues of Aromatic Diazonium Ions"
Christopher J. Horan and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#398), 206th ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, Aug. 26, 1993.

22.
"Benzoylformate Azines. Formation and Stereochemistry in the Solid State, in Solution, and in the Gas Phase."
Grace Shiahuy Chen and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#133), 206th ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, Aug. 23, 1993.

21.
"Non-Synergistic Hydrogen Bonding in the Watson Crick Models ADENINE-THYMINE and GUANINE-CYTOSINE. An ab Initio Study. "
Rainer Glaser and Benjamin L. Harris
Organic Chemistry Division (#319), 205th ACS National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 31, 1993.

20.
"Electron and Spin Density Analysis of Spin-Projected Unrestricted Hartree Fock Density Matrices of Radicals."
Rainer Glaser and Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy,
Organic Chemistry Division (#100), 205th ACS National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 29, 1993.

19.
"Potential Energy Surface and Electron Density Analysis of Phosphorus Analogues of Aromatic and Aliphatic Diazonium Ions."
Rainer Glaser, Christopher J. Horan, Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy, Benjamin L. Harris
XIIth International Conference on Phosphorus Chemistry, Toulouse, France, July 6-10, 1992.

18.
"First Crystal Structure of an Aliphatic Diazonium Ion. Theory, Spectrocopy, and Crystallography of a Vinyl Diazonium Ion: ß,ß-Diethoxyvinyldiazonium Hexachloroantimonate."
Rainer Glaser, Grace S. Chen, and Charles L. Barnes
Organic Chemistry Division (#221), 203rd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 8, 1992.

17.
"Higher Level ab Initio Studies of the Phosphorus Analogues of Diazonium Ions. Lewis Notations versus Charge Distributions."
Rainer Glaser, Christopher J. Horan, Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy, and Benjamin L Harris.
Organic Chemistry Division (#147), 26th ACS Midwest Meeting, Omaha, NE, Nov. 8, 1991.

16.
"Synthesis, Theory, and Crystal Structure of (SbCl3O)2.ClH2C-COOH. Lewis Acid Adduct of ClH2C-COOH or [(Cl3Sb(OH)(O)SbCl3]+.ClH2C-CO2-?"
Rainer Glaser, Grace Shiahuy Chen, and Charles Barnes.
Organic Chemistry Division (#145), 26th ACS Midwest Meeting, Omaha, NE, Nov. 8, 1991.

15.
"Neighboring Group Interactions in Aromatic 2-Carboxyl Diazonium Ions. Experiment and Theory in Concert."
Rainer Glaser, Paul A. Haney, Christopher J. Horan, and Charles Barnes
Organic Chemistry Division (#112), 26th ACS Midwest Meeting, Omaha, NE, Nov. 7, 1991.

14.
"Toward Rigorous Electronic Structure Analysis of Polymers. Methodology."
Rainer Glaser and Benjamin L. Harris
Organic Chemistry Division (#109), 26th ACS Midwest Meeting, Omaha, NE, Nov. 7, 1991.

13.
"Analysis of Neighboring Group Interactions in b-Carboxyvinyldiazonium Ions."
Rainer Glaser, Christopher J. Horan, and Eric D. Nelson
Organic Chemistry Division (#320), 201st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 18, 1991.

12.
"A New and Highly Efficient Method for the Determination of Integrated Atomic Properties via Subsets of Selected Localized Molecular Orbitals."
Rainer Glaser and Banjamin L. Harris
Organic Chemistry Division (#319), 201st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 18, 1991.

11.
"The Nitrosoaziridinium Ions Isomerization: Theory and Experiment."
Richard N. Loeppky, Aloka Srinivasen, and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#114), 25th ACS Midwest Meeting, Manhatten, KS, Nov. 8, 1990.

10.
"Nitrogen Inversion in Methyldiazohydroxide. An ab Initio Study."
M. Kirk Hall and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#145), 25th ACS Midwest Meeting, Manhatten, KS, Nov. 8, 1990.

9.
"Incipient Nucleophilic Attack as a Probe for the Electronic Structures of Diazonium Ions."
Christopher Horan, Eric D. Nelson, and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#147), 25th ACS Midwest Meeting, Manhatten, KS, Nov. 8, 1990.

8.
"Methyldiazohydroxide. Stereochemistry and Electronic Structure of a Simple Nitrogen-Separated Ion Pair."
Organic Chemistry Division (#344), 200th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 30, 1990.

7.
"NN-Cis/Trans-Isomerization in Methyldiazohydroxide via Chiral, Non-Least Motion Pathways?"
M. Kirk Hall and Rainer Glaser
Undergraduate Research Symposium of the ACS, University of Missouri-Rolla, April 14, 1990.
Winner Best Presentation Award

6.
"NN-Cis/Trans-Isomerization in Methyldiazohydroxide via Chiral, Non-Least Motion Paths?"
M. Kirk Hall and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Day, University of Missouri-Columbia, April 7, 1990.

5.
"Effects of Electronegativity on Bonding and Stability of Aliphatic Diazonium Ions. An ab Initio Study."
Godwin Sik-Cheung Choy and Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Day, University of Missouri-Columbia, April 7, 1990.

4.
"Diazetate-N-Oxides and Azoxyalkenes from Aziridine Nitrosation."
R. N. Loeppky, Q. Feng, A. Lahiri, R. Glaser, and P. Sharp
Organic Chemistry Division (#437), 198th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MS, April 1990

3.
"Pathways to Enantiomerization, Automerization, and Isomerization of Diaminovinyl Cation, and Analysis of the Bonding."
Rainer Glaser and Kenneth B. Wiberg
Organic Chemistry Division (#351), 196th ACS National Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, September 29, 1988.

2.
"Structure, Bonding, and Stability of Diazonium and Diphosphonium Cations."
Rainer Glaser
Organic Chemistry Division (#424), Third Chemical Congress of North America and 195th ACS National Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 9, 1988.

1.
"Theoretical Study of Metalated Aldimines. Monomeric Ion Pairs Do not Account for the Observed Stereochemistry."
Rainer Glaser and Andrew Streitwieser, Jr.
Organic Chemistry Division (#208), Third Chemical Congress of North America and 195th ACS National Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 7, 1988.