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Dr. Alan P. Marchand

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Gaylord Chemical - Team, 27 Mar 2014 [cached]
Artie earned his PhD in synthetic Organic Chemistry from the University of North Texas in 1999, under Regents Professor Alan P. Marchand.
ARKAT USA, Inc., 28 Jan 2008 [cached]
Alan P. MarchandScientific Editor
United Press International: Oil full of molecule-sized diamond nuggets, 28 Nov 2002 [cached]
"Diamondoids that contain the same number of cages can differ radically in overall shape but rather subtly in the energy it takes to make them," explained organic chemist Alan Marchand of the University of North Texas in Denton.
"This makes it problematic to prepare a specific target diamondoid molecule."
Marchand said the diamondoids were created at enormous pressures "in millions and billions of years.They were on the way of becoming diamonds (although) they don't look like little diamonds, and they don't act like little diamonds, but they were going to get there someday -- someday being eons," he explained.
Carlson said the molecules could serve as building blocks for devices and drugs, while Marchand said their superior heat absorption ability could be used to make better heat-resistant plastics, help cool down microchips or produce safer aviation fuels.
Marchand said."One man's fuel is another man's antibiotic."
Natural diamondoids, like their bigger and more common cousins, are not abundant.
"If they know what they're looking for -- and they do now thanks to this group -- they'll be able to spot them," Marchand said.
"People can now isolate and identify materials that otherwise remained a deep mystery."
-- | 11/01/2003 | UNT officers find child porn, arrest professor, 1 Nov 2003 [cached]
Alan Philip Marchand, UNT regents professor of chemistry, was arrested by campus police Friday on suspicion of three counts of possession or promotion of child pornography, Denton County Jail records show.
"He can't set foot on campus without being arrested," UNT spokesman Roddy Wolper said."As far as his status, he is suspended pending an investigation that could lead to a permanent dismissal."
Marchand, 63, of Little Elm, posted $15,000 bail 13 hours after he was taken into custody at the Denton County Jail, according to jail records.He did not return telephone calls left Saturday at his home.
According to the UNT Web site, Marchand wrote or co-wrote six books and more than 200 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.He is a member of the American Institute of Chemistry, the Royal Society of Chemistry in London and the American Chemical Society, and is a fellow of the American Institute of Chemists.
(Facilitator: Kalevi Pihlaja; Scientific ..., 30 Sept 2008 [cached]
(Facilitator: Kalevi Pihlaja; Scientific Editor: Alan P. Marchand)
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