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College of Humanities & Sciences

Department of Physics

Arthur C Reber

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Assistant Professor
Theoretical Nanoscience
701 W. Grace St. 2406


Postdoctoral Associate, 2005-2008, Department of Physics, Virginia Commonwealth University

Ph.D. 2004, Chemistry, University of Chicago

M.S. 1999, Chemistry, University of Chicago

B.A. 1998, Chemistry, Earlham College, Richmond IN


  • Organizing Principles for Clusters
  • Catalysis
  • Ligand Effects on Nanoparticles


  1. Stabilization of Catalytic Surfaces through Core–Shell Structures: Ag–Ir/Al2O3 Case Study
    M. Parizad, A. P. Wong, A. C. Reber, J. M. M. Tengco, S. G. Karakalos, S. N. Khanna, J. R. Regalbuto, and J. R. Monnier.   
    ACS Catalysis 10, 13352-13363 (2020)
  2. Superatomic molecules with internal electric fields for light harvesting
    AC Reber, V. Chauhan, D. Bista, SN Khanna.  
    Nanoscale 12, 4736-4742 (2020)
  3. Co6Se8(PEt3)6 superatoms as tunable chemical dopants for two-dimensional semiconductors
    AC Reber, SN Khanna
    npj Computational Materials 4, 33 (2018)
  4. More than just a support: Graphene as a solid-state ligand for palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions
    Y Yang, AC Reber, SE Gilliland III, CE Castano, BF Gupton, SN Khanna
    Journal of Catalysis 360, 20-26 (2018)
  5. Superatoms: electronic and geometric effects on reactivity
    AC Reber, SN Khanna
    Accounts of chemical research 50, 255-263 (2017)
  6. Initial and Final State Effects in the Ultraviolet and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (UPS and XPS) of Size-Selected Pdn Clusters Supported on TiO2(110)
    FS Roberts, SL Anderson, AC Reber, SN Khanna
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119, 6033-6046 (2015)
  7. Complementary active sites cause size-selective reactivity of aluminum cluster anions with water
    PJ Roach, WH Woodward, AW Castleman Jr, AC Reber, SN Khanna
    Science 323, 492-495 (2009)
  8. Spin accommodation and reactivity of aluminum based clusters with O2
    AC Reber, SN Khanna, PJ Roach, WH Woodward, AW Castleman Jr
    Journal of the American Chemical Society 129, 16098-16101 (2007)

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