Dino Tinti

Dino Tinti

Position Title
Professor Emeritus


Physical chemistry; electronic spectroscopy of solids; magnetic resonance spectroscopy of excited triplet states; photophysics of excited states.

Education, Awards and Professional Highlights

  • Sloan Fellow (1974-1978)
  • Appointed to faculty, UC Davis (1970)
  • Postdoctoral Research Chemist, UC Los Angeles (1967-1970)
  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology (1967)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Trainee (1963-1966)
  • B.A., University of California, Riverside (1962)

Representative Publications

  • Olmstead, M.M., A.S. Ginwalla, B.C. Noll, D.S. Tinti, and A.L. Balch. 1996. Supramolecular aggregation of Pd6C112, a cluster of comparable size to a fullerene, with aromatic donors and C60. J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 118, 7737-7745.
  • Weissbart, B., D.V. Toronto, A.L. Balch, and D.S. Tinti. 1996. Optical and ODMR studies of luminescent halo(dimethylphenylphosphine)gold(I) crystals. Inorg. Chem., 35, 2490-2496.
  • Neugebauer, S.M. and D.S. Tinti. 1995. Isotope effects and proton hyperfine interactions in the lowest 3np* state of substituted benzaldehydes. J. Chem. Phys., 103, 9138-9145.
  • Larson, L.J., E.M. McCauley, B. Weissbart, and D.S. Tinti. 1995. Luminescent gold(I) complexes. Optical and ODMR studies of mononuclear halo(triplhenylphosphine)- and halo(triphenylarsine)gold(I) complexes. J. Phys. Chem., 99, 7218-26.
  • Weissbart, B., L.J. Larson, M.M. Olmstead, C.P. Nash, and D.S. Tinti. 1995. Crystal structures and spectra of two forms of chloro(triphen-ylarsine) chloro(tripheny-larsine)gold(I). Inorganic Chem., 34, 393-395.
  • Toronto, D.V., A.L. Balch and D.S. Tinti. 1994. Photoluminescence from electron-deficient, mixed-metal clusters with [Pt2Au]3+ and [Pt2Hg]4+ cores. Inorganic Chem., 33, 2507-2508.
  • Neugebauer, S.M. and D.S. Tinti. 1993. Deuterium isotope effects on the zero field splittings of the lowest triplet state of benzaldehyde derivatives. Chem. Phys. Lett., 211(6), 555-558.
  • Weissbart, B., A.L. Balch and D.S. Tinti. 1993. Temperature and magnetic field effects on the luminescence of T12Pt(CN)4. Inorganic Chem., 32(10), 2096-2103.
  • Neugebauer, S.M. and D.S. Tinti. 1993. Optical Zeeman and low field ODMR studies of the np* phosphorescence of p-chlorobenzalde-hyde. Molecular Physics, 79(3), 475-487.
  • McCauley, E. M., C. L. Lasko, and D. S. Tinti. 1992. Zeeman effects on randomly oriented triplet states. II. Optical Zeeman spectra. J. Phys. Chem., 96, 1146.
  • Walsh, C., W. P. Ambrose, D. M. Burland, R. D. Miller, and D. S. Tinti. 1992. Phosphorescence emission from poly(di-n-hexylsilane) in a glass: Temperature dependence and ODMR spectra. J. Inorganic & Organometallic Polymers, 2, 285.