Publications

2018

[40] “Quasi-Resonance Signal Amplification by Reversible Exchange
T. Theis, N. M. Ariyasingha, R. V. Shchepin, J. R. Lindale, W. S. Warren and E. Y. Chekmenev
J. Phys. Chem. Lett.20189 (20), pp 6136–6142
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02669

[39]  15N4-1,2,4,5-tetrazines as potentialmolecular tags: Integrating bioorthogonal chemistry with hyperpolarization andunearthing para-N2
J. Bae, Z. Zhou, T. Theis*, W. Warren and Qiu Wang*

Science Advances
4, 3, eaar2978, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aar2978    

*corresponding author

[38]  Parahydrogen‐based Hyperpolarization for Biomedicine
J. Hovener, A. N. Pravdivtsev, B. Kidd, C. R. Bowers, S. Glöggler, K. V. Kovtunov, M. Plaumann, R. Katz-Brull, K. Buckenmaier, A. Jerschow, F. Reineri, T. Theis, R. V Shchepin, S. Wagner, N. Zacharias, P. Bhattacharya, E. Y. Chekmenev

 

2017

R. V. Shchepin, L. Jaigirdar, T. Theis, W. S. Warren, B. M. Goodson, and E. Y. Chekmenev
J. Phys. Chem. C (2017), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11485
 
[36] FRONT COVER on Angewandte Chemie
Diazirines as Potential Molecular Imaging Tags: Probing the Requirements for Efficient and Long-Lived SABRE-Induced Hyperpolarization
K. Shen, A. W. J. Logan, J. F. P. Colell, J. Bae, G. X. Ortiz Jr., T. Theis, W. S. Warren, S. J. Malcolmson, Q. Wang
V.I.P. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2017) DOI: 10.1002/anie.201704970


[35] COVER ARTICLE “Instrumentation for nuclear magnetic resonance in zero and ultralow magnetic field
M. C. D. Tayler, T. Theis, T. F. Sjolander, J. W. Blanchard, A. Kentner, S. Pustelny, A. Pines, D. Budker
arXiv:1705.04489   (2017)   (invited contribution to Rev. Sci. Inst.)

http://aip.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/1.5003347

[34] “Long-Lived 13C2 Nuclear Spin States Hyperpolarized by Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange at Micro-Tesla Fields
Z. Zhou, J. Yu, J. F. P. Colell, R. Laasner, A. W. J. Logan, D. A. Barskiy, R. V. Shchepin, E. Y. Chekmenev, V. Blum, W. S. Warren, and T. Theis*

[33] COVER ARTICLE
 Toward Hyperpolarized 19F Molecular Imaging via Reversible Exchange with Parahydrogen
R. V. Shchepin, B. M. Goodson, T. Theis, W. S. Warren, E. Y. Chekmenev
ChemPhysChem (2017) DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201700594

 

 


[32] “The Absence of Quadrupolar Nuclei Facilitates Efficient 13C Hyperpolarization via Reversible Exchange with Parahydrogen
D. A. Barskiy, R. V. Shchepin, C. P. N. Tanner, J. F. P. Colell, B. M. Goodson, T. Theis, W. S. Warren, and E. Y. Chekmenev

Chem. Phys. Chem. (2017) DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201700416

 

[31] “Direct Hyperpolarization of Nitrogen-15 in Aqueous Media with Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange
J. F. P. Colell, M. Emondts, A. W. J. Logan, K. Shen, J. Bae, R. V. Shchepin, G. X. Ortiz, P. Spannring, Q. Wang, S. J. Malcolmson, E. Y. Chekmenev, M. C. Feiters, F.P.J.T. Rutjes, B. Bluemich*, T. Theis*, and Warren S. Warren*

 

 “Generalizing, Extending, and Maximizing Nitrogen-15 Hyperpolarization induced by Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange
J. F. P. Colell, A. W. J. Logan, Z. Zhou, R. V. Shchepin, D. A. Barskiy, G. X. Ortiz, Q. Wang, S. J. Malcolmson, E. Y. Chekmenev, W. S. Warren, T. Theis*

2016

[29] “Over 20% 15N Hyperpolarization in Under One Minute for Metronidazole, an Antibiotic and Hypoxia Probe”
D. A. Barskiy, R. V. Shchepin, A. M. Coffey, T. Theis, W. S. Warren, B. M. Goodson, and E. Y. Chekmenev
J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2016), 138, 26, pp 8080–8083

 

[27] “15N Hyperpolarization of Imidazole-15N2 for Magnetic Resonance pH Sensing Via SABRE-SHEATH
R. V. Shchepin, D. A. Barskiy, A. M. Coffey, T. Theis, F. Shi, W. S. Warren, B. M. Goodson, E. Y. Chekmenev
ACS Sens. (2016) DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b0023

[26] “Direct and Cost-Efficient Hyperpolarization of Long-lived Nuclear Spin States on Universal 15N2-Diazirine Molecular Tags”
T. Theis*, G. Ortiz,  A. Logan, K. Claytor, Y. Feng, W. Huhn, V. Blum, S. J. Malcolmson, E. Chekmenev, Q. Wang, W. Warren

Science Advances
(2016)  2 : e1501438.

 

 

2015

 [24] “Hyperpolarization of “Neat” Liquids by NMR Signal Amplification by Reversible Exchange”
R. Shchepin, M.Truong, T. Theis, A. Coffey, F. Shi, K. Waddell, W. Warren, B. Goodson, and E. Chekmenev
Phys. Chem. Lett. (2015), 6 (10), 1961–1967
M. Truong #, T. Theis #, A. Coffey, R. Shchepin, K. Waddell, F. Shi, B. Goodson, W. Warren, E. Chekmenev
        # equal contribution

 

[22] “Microtesla SABRE Enables 10% Nitrogen-15 Nuclear Spin Polarization
T. Theis, M. Truong, A. Coffey, R. Shchepin, K. Waddell, F. Shi, B. Goodson, W. Warren, E. Chekmenev
J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2015) DOI: 10.1021/ja512242d

2014

[20]  Accessing long-lived disconnected spin-½ eigenstates through spins > ½
K. Claytor, T. Theis, Y. Feng, J. Yu, D. Gooden, W. S. Warren
J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2014) DOI:10.1021/ja505792j

 

 

T. Theis, M. Truong, A. Coffey, E. Chekmenev, W. S. Warren
J. Magn. Reson.
(2014), 248, 23-26

            
[18] “Long Lived Polarization Protected by Symmetry: LOLIPOPS”
Y. Feng, T. Theis, T. Wu, K. Claytor, W. S. Warren
 J. Chem. Phys. (2014) 141, 134307.                    

[16]   Selected for an Editor’s Choice Highlight: Spotlight on Exceptional Research by the APS
Long-lived heteronuclear spin-singlet states in liquids at zero magnetic field
M. Emondts, M. P. Ledbetter, S. Pustelny, T. Theis, B. Patton, J. W. Blanchard, M. C. Butler, D. Budker, A. Pines;
Phys. Rev. Lett. (2014),112, 077601.


 

[15]    “Measuring Long-Lived 13C2-Singlet State Lifetimes at Natural Abundance”
K. E. Claytor, T. Theis, Y.Feng and  W.S. Warren
J. Magn. Reson. (2014), 239, 81-86.

 

[14]    “Composite and shaped pulses for efficient and robust pumping of dark states in magnetic resonance”
T. Theis, Y. Feng, T. Wu, and W. S. Warren
J. Chem. Phys. (2014), 140, 014201.


2013

[13]   “Storage of hydrogen spin polarization in long-lived 13C2-singlet order and implications for hyperpolarized magnetic resonance imaging”
Y. Feng*, T. Theis*, X. Liang, Q. Wang, P. Zhou, W. S. Warren

J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2013), 135(26),9632.
*Shared first author

 

[12]    “Chemical analysis using J-coupling multiplets in zero-field NMR”
T. Theis, J. W. Blanchard, M.C. Butler, D. Budker, A. Pines;
  Chem. Phys. Lett. (2013), 580,160.

 

[11]    “Fundamental aspects of parahydrogen enhanced low field nuclear magnetic resonance”
J. Colell, P. Türschmann, S. Glöggler, P. Schleker, T. Theis, M. Ledbetter, D. Budker, A. Pines, B. Blümich, and S. Appelt;
  Phys. Rev. Lett. (2013), 110(13), 137602.

 

[10]    “Multiplets at zero magnetic field: the geometry of zero-field NMR”
        M. C. Butler, M. P. Ledbetter, T. Theis, J. W. Blanchard, D. Budker, A. Pines;
J. Chem. Phys. (2013), 138, 184202.

 

[9]    “Parahydrogen-induced polarization at zero magnetic field”
        M. C. Butler, G. Kervern, T. Theis, M. P. Ledbetter, P. J. Ganssle, J.W. Blanchard, D. Budker, A. Pines;
  J. Chem. Phys. (2013), 138, 234201.

 

[8]     “High-Resolution Zero-Field NMR J-Spectroscopy of Aromatic Compounds”
         J. W. Blanchard, M. P. Ledbetter, T. Theis, M. C. Butler, Dmitry Budker, A. Pines;
J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2013), 135(9),3607

 

[7]    “Vibrationally resolved transition state spectroscopy of the F+H2 and F+CH4 reactions”
T. I. Yacovitch, E. Garand, J. B. Kim, C. Hock, T. Theis, D. M. Neumark
Faraday Discuss. (2012), 157, 399–414.

2012

[6]   “Zero-Field NMR Enhanced by Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange” 
T. Theis, J.W. Blanchard, P. Ganssle, H.D. Shin, G. Kervern , M.C. Butler, M. P. Ledbetter, D. Budker and A. Pines;
J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2012), 134, 3987–3990.

 

[5]    “Near-zero field magnetic resonance”
M. P. Ledbetter, T. Theis, J. W. Blanchard, H. Ring, S. Appelt, B. Blümich, A. Pines, and D. Budker;   Phys. Rev. Lett. (2011), 107, 107601.
Highlighted in a Spotlight for Exceptional Research by the APS

  –  2011


[4]    
“Parahydrogen-enhanced zero-field nuclear magnetic resonance”
T. Theis, P. Ganssle, G. Kervern, S. Knappe, J. Kitching, M. P. Ledbetter, D. Budker and A. Pines;
Nat. Phys. (2011), 7, 571–575.
Highlighted in Nature, Nature Physics, and online at Physics World.com and at LBNL News Center . *

 

[3]    “PLP labeling in ESR spectroscopic analysis of secondary and tertiary acrylate propagating radicals.”
M. Buback, P. Hesse, T. Junkers, T. Sergeeva, T. Theis
*;
Macromolecules (2008), 41(2), 288-291.

     * exclusive experimentalist and lead author. In papers from Buback lab authors are in alphabetical order.

 

[2]    “Chain-length-dependant termination in acrylate radical polymerization studied via pulsed-laser-initiated RAFT polymerization.”
M. Buback, P. Hesse, T. Junkers, T. Theis
*, P. Vana;
 Aust. J. Chem. (2007), 60(10), 779-787.
    * exclusive experimentalist and lead author. Authors are in alphabetical order.

[1] link to PhD thesis   Advances in Zero-Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy