Lavrent Khachatryan

Assistant Professor, Research, LSU Department of Chemistry

Contact:

Phone: (225) 578-4417
Fax: (225) 578-3458
E-mail: lkhach1@lsu.edu
Office: 400 Choppin Hall

Website: http://chemistry.lsu.edu/site/People/Faculty/Lavrent%20Khachatryan/item23520.html

 

Area of interest, expertise:

  • Conventional and “wall-less” pyrolysis/oxidation of hydrocarbons,chemical kinetics
  • Modeling, photochemistry
  • Environmental problems
  • Tobacco burning
  • EPR low temperature matrix isolation (EPR LTMI) technique
  • Spin trapping

 

Selected Publications:

2015 

Herring, P., Khachatyran, L., Dellinger, B. 2015. Speciation of Iron (III) Oxide Nanoparticles and Other Paramagnetic Intermediates during High-Temperature Oxidative Pyrolysis of 1-Methylnaphthalene. International Journal of Chemical, Nuclear, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering. 9 (7): 813-821. 

2014 

Khachatryan, L., McFerrin, C.A., Hall, R.W., and Dellinger, B. 2014. Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals (EPFRs). 3. Free versus Bound Hydroxyl Radicals in EPFR Aqueous Solutions. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48(16):9220–9226. Doi:10.1021/es501158r. PMCID:PMC4140529

 

Kiruri , L., Khachatryan, L., Dellinger, B., and Lomnicki, S. 2014. Effect of Copper Oxide Concentration on the Formation and Persistency of Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals (EPFRs) in Particulates. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48 (4): 2212–2217. Doi: 10.1021/es404013g. PMCID: PMC3983329

 

2013

Gehling, W., Khachatryan, L., and Dellinger, B. 2013. Hydroxyl Radical Generation from Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals (EPFRs) in PM2.5. Environ. Sci. Technol. DOI: 10.1021/es401770y. 

 

Herring, P., Khachatryan, L., Lomnicki, S., Dellinger, B. 2013. Paramagnetic centers in particulate formed from the oxidative pyrolysis of 1-methylnaphthalene in the presence of Fe(III)2O3 nanoparticles.Combustion and Flame. 160(12):2996–3003. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016 /j.combustflame.2013.06.025. 

 

Maskos, Z., Khachatryan, L., Dellinger, B. 2013. Role of the Filters in the Formation and Stabilization of Semiquinone Radicals Collected from Cigarette Smoke. Energy & Fuels. 27(9): 5506-5512. Doi: 10.1021/ef4010253 PMCID: PMC3831374 

 

Kibet, J., Khachatryan, L., and Dellinger, B. 2013. Molecular Products from the Thermal Degradation of Glutamic Acid. J. Agric. Food Chem. 61 (32),7696–7704.

 

Kibet, J., Khachatryan, L., and Dellinger, B. 2013. Molecular Products from the Pyrolysis and Oxidative Pyrolysis of Tyrosine.Chemosphere. 91, 1026−1034.

 

2012

Khachatryan, L. and McFerrin, C. 2012. Free vs. Bound Hydroxyl Radicals Generated by Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals in Aqueous Solutions. Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 53:S149-S149.PMCID: PMC3230252   


Kibet, J., Khachatryan, L., and Dellinger, B. 2012. Molecular Products and Radicals from Pyrolysis of Lignin. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46, 12994−13001.

 

2011

Dellinger, B., & Khachatryan, L. 2011. Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals (EPFRs)-2. Are Free Hydroxyl Radicals Generated in Aqueous Solutions? Environ Sci Technol. 45(21):9232-9239. Doi: 10.1021/es201702q. PMCID: PMC3236504


Dellinger, B., Khachatryan, L., Maskos, S., Lomnicki, S. 2011. Free radicals in tobacco smoke. Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry. (8) 4, 427-433.
 

Khachatryan, L., Vejerano, E., Lomnicki, S., & Dellinger, B. 2011. Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals (EPFRs). Generation of Reactive Oxygen Species in Aqueous Solutions. Environ Sci Technol. 45(19): 8559-8566. Doi: 10.1021/es201309c. PMCID: PMC3230252

 

2010

Khachatryan, L., Adunkpe, J., Asatryan R., Dellinger, B. 2010. Radicals from the Gas-Phase Pyrolysis of Catechol: 1. o-Semiquinone and ipso-Catechol Radicals. J.Phys.Chem., A. 114, 6, 2306-2312.
 

Khachatryan, L., Asatryan R., McFerrin, C., Adounkpe, J., Dellinger, B. 2010.Radicals from the Gas-Phase Pyrolysis of Catechol. 2. Comparison of the Pyrolysis of Catechol and Hydroquinone. J.Phys. Chem., A. 114, 10110-10116.
 

Khachatryan, L., Burcat, A., Dellinger, B. 2010. The Role of Chlorine Atoms and Hydroxyl Radicals in the Formation of PCDDs from the Oxidative Pyrolysis of 2, 4, 6 – Trichlorophenol. Int. J. Chem. Kin. 42(2), 90-97.