Laser

Publications

Imaging spectroscopy of polymer ablation plasmas for laser propulsion applications

Jiao, L., Truscott, B. S., Liu, H., Ashfold, M. N. R. & Ma, H., 7 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 121, 1, 8 p., 013303

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Article number 013303
Number of pages 8
Journal Journal of Applied Physics
Volume 121
Issue number 1
Early online date 6 Jan 2017
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 23 Dec 2016
Date E-pub ahead of print – 6 Jan 2017
Date Published (current) – 7 Jan 2017

Mechanistic Insights into Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer in Isolated and Metal Chelated Supramolecular Chemosensors

Karsili, T. N. V., Marchetti, B. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 21 Dec 2016, In : Dalton Transactions. 45, p. 18921-18930 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 18921-18930
Number of pages 10
Journal Dalton Transactions
Volume 45
Early online date 28 Nov 2016
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 8 Nov 2016
Date E-pub ahead of print – 28 Nov 2016
Date Published (current) – 21 Dec 2016

Substrate surface patterning by optical near field modulation around colloidal particles immersed in a liquid

Ulmeanu, M., Petkov, P., Ursescu, D., Jipa, F., Harniman, R., Brousseau, E. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 15 Nov 2016, In : Optics Express. 24, 24, p. 27340-27351 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 27340-27351
Number of pages 12
Journal Optics Express
Volume 24
Issue number 24
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 28 Oct 2016
Date Published (current) – 15 Nov 2016

Microwave plasma-activated chemical vapour deposition of nitrogen-doped diamond, II: CH4/N2/H2 plasmas

Truscott, B. S., Kelly, M. W., Potter, K. J., Ashfold, M. N. R. & Mankelevich, Y. A., 3 Nov 2016, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 120, 43, p. 8537-8549 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 8537-8549
Number of pages 13
Journal Journal of Physical Chemistry A
Volume 120
Issue number 43
Early online date 8 Oct 2016
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 8 Oct 2016
Date E-pub ahead of print – 8 Oct 2016
Date Published (current) – 3 Nov 2016

Translational, rotational and vibrational relaxation dynamics of a solute molecule in a non-interacting solvent

Grubb, M. P., Coulter, P. M., Marroux, H. J. B., Hornung, B., McMullen, R. S., Orr-Ewing, A. J. & Ashfold, M. N. R., Nov 2016, In : Nature Chemistry. 8, 11, p. 1042-1046 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 1042-1046
Number of pages 5
Journal Nature Chemistry
Volume 8
Issue number 11
Early online date 18 Jul 2016
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 10 Jun 2016
Date E-pub ahead of print – 18 Jul 2016
Date Published (current) – Nov 2016

Ultrafast photophysical studies of a multicomponent sunscreen: Oxybenzone–titanium dioxide mixtures

Baker, L. A., Grosvenor, L. C., Ashfold, M. N. R. & Stavros, V. G., 1 Nov 2016, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 664, p. 39-43 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 39-43
Number of pages 5
Journal Chemical Physics Letters
Volume 664
Early online date 4 Oct 2016
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 2 Oct 2016
Date E-pub ahead of print – 4 Oct 2016
Date Published (current) – 1 Nov 2016

Probing Photochemically and Thermally Induced Isomerization Reactions in α-Pyrone

Murdock, D., Clark, I. P. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 22 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 120, 37, p. 7249-7254 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 7249-7254
Number of pages 6
Journal Journal of Physical Chemistry A
Volume 120
Issue number 37
Early online date 1 Sep 2016
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 1 Sep 2016
Date E-pub ahead of print – 1 Sep 2016
Date Published (current) – 22 Sep 2016

A ‘bottom up’, ab initio computational approach to understanding fundamental photophysical processes in nitrogen containing heterocycles, DNA bases and base pairs

Marchetti, B., Karsili, T. N. V., Ashfold, M. N. R. & Domcke, W., 14 Aug 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 18, 30, p. 20007-20027 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 20007-20027
Number of pages 22
Journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Volume 18
Issue number 30
Early online date 8 Mar 2016
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 7 Mar 2016
Date E-pub ahead of print – 8 Mar 2016
Date Published (current) – 14 Aug 2016

Sensitive Room Temperature Photoluminescence-Based Sensing of H2S with Novel CuO–ZnO Nanorods

Liu, X., Du, B., Sun, Y., Yu, M., Yin, Y., Tang, W., Chen, C., Sun, L., Yang, B., Cao, W. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 29 Jun 2016, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8, 25, p. 16379–16385 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 16379–16385
Number of pages 7
Journal ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Volume 8
Issue number 25
Early online date 3 Jun 2016
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 3 Jun 2016
Date E-pub ahead of print – 3 Jun 2016
Date Published (current) – 29 Jun 2016

Determination of Stark parameters by cross-calibration in a multi-element laser-induced plasma

Liu, H., Truscott, B. S. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 12 May 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 25609

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Article number 25609
Journal Scientific Reports
Volume 6
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 18 Apr 2016
Date Published (current) – 12 May 2016

Extreme population inversion in the fragments formed by UV photoinduced S-H bond fission in 2-thiophenethiol

Ingle, R., Karsili, T. N. V., Dennis, G. J., Staniforth, M., Stavros, V. G. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 8 Apr 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 18, p. 11401-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 11401-10
Number of pages 10
Journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Volume 18
Early online date 24 Mar 2016
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 24 Mar 2016
Date E-pub ahead of print – 24 Mar 2016
Date Published (current) – 8 Apr 2016

Contrasting ring-opening propensities in UV-excited α-pyrone and coumarin

Murdock, D., Ingle, R. A., Sazanovich, I. V., Clark, I. P., Harabuchi, Y., Taketsugu, T., Maeda, S., Orr-Ewing, A. J. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 28 Jan 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 18, 4, p. 2629-2638 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 2629-2638
Number of pages 10
Journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Volume 18
Issue number 4
Early online date 18 Dec 2015
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 16 Dec 2015
Date E-pub ahead of print – 18 Dec 2015
Date Published (current) – 28 Jan 2016

Excited state non-adiabatic dynamics of N-methylpyrrole: A time-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy and quantum dynamics study

Wu, G., Neville, S. P., Schalk, O., Sekikawa, T., Ashfold, M. N. R., Worth, G. A. & Stolow, A., Jan 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 144, 1, 12 p., 014309

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Article number 014309
Number of pages 12
Journal Journal of Chemical Physics
Volume 144
Issue number 1
Early online date 7 Jan 2016
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 9 Dec 2015
Date E-pub ahead of print – 7 Jan 2016
Date Published (current) – Jan 2016

Lasers, sunscreens and free radicals

Harrison, T., Ashfold, M., Orr-Ewing, A., Murdock, D., Roberts, G. & Grubb, M., 2016, Chemistry Review, 25, 2, p. 2-7 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Original language English
Pages 2-7
Number of pages 6
Volume 25
Issue number 2
Journal Chemistry Review
Date Published – 2016

Microwave Plasma-Activated Chemical Vapor Deposition of Nitrogen-Doped Diamond. I. N2/H2 and NH3/H2 Plasmas

Truscott, B. S., Kelly, M. W., Potter, K. J., Johnson, M. H., Ashfold, M. N. R. & Mankelevich, Y. A., 31 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 119, 52, p. 12962-12976 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 12962-12976
Number of pages 15
Journal Journal of Physical Chemistry A
Volume 119
Issue number 52
Early online date 23 Nov 2015
DOIs
Date Accepted/In press – 23 Nov 2015
Date E-pub ahead of print – 23 Nov 2015
Date Published (current) – 31 Dec 2015

Position- and time-resolved Stark broadening diagnostics of a non-thermal laser-induced plasma

Liu, H., Truscott, B. S. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 10 Dec 2015, In : Plasma Sources Science and Technology. 25, 1, 015006

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Article number 015006
Journal Plasma Sources Science and Technology
Volume 25
Issue number 1
DOIs
Date Published – 10 Dec 2015

Pattern formation on silicon by laser-initiated liquid-assisted colloidal lithography

Ulmeanu, M., Petkov, P., Ursescu, D., Maraloiu, V. A., Jipa, F., Brousseau, E. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 21 Oct 2015, In : Nanotechnology. 26, 45, 455303

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Article number 455303
Journal Nanotechnology
Volume 26
Issue number 45
DOIs
Date Published – 21 Oct 2015

Exploring autoionization and photo-induced proton-coupled electron transfer pathways of phenol in aqueous solution

Oliver, T. A. A., Zhang, Y., Roy, A., Ashfold, M. N. R. & Bradforth, S. E., 15 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 6, 20, p. 4159-4164 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 4159-4164
Number of pages 6
Journal Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters
Volume 6
Issue number 20
DOIs
Date Published – 15 Oct 2015

Broadband ultrafast photoprotection by oxybenzone across the UVB and UVC spectral regions

Baker, L. A., Horbury, M. D., Greenough, S. E., Ashfold, M. N. R. & Stavros, V. G., 6 Aug 2015, In : Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences. 14, 10, p. 1814-1820 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 1814-1820
Number of pages 7
Journal Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences
Volume 14
Issue number 10
DOIs
Date Published – 6 Aug 2015

Tuning photochemistry: substituent effects on πσ* state mediated bond fission in thioanisoles

Wenge, A. M., Karsili, T. N. V., Rodríguez, J. D., Cotterell, M. I., Marchetti, B., Dixon, R. N. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 7 Jul 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 17, 25, p. 16246-56 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Original language English
Pages (from-to) 16246-56
Number of pages 11
Journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Volume 17
Issue number 25
DOIs
Date Published – 7 Jul 2015