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MAR 2024
Quantum Chemistry and Astrochemistry: A Match Made in the Heavens
R. C. Fortenberry
J Phys Chem A 128, 1555-1565 (2024)

FEB 2024
A Vision for the Future of Astrochemistry in the Interstellar Medium by 2050
R. C. Fortenberry
ACS Phys Chem Au 4, 31-39 (2024)

JAN 2024
Bending Relaxation of H2O by Collision with Para- and Ortho-H2
R. M. García-Vázquez, A. Faure, and T. Stoecklin
Chem Phys Chem 25, e202300698 (2024)

JAN 2024
Competition between Loss of H2 versus H+H in the Fragmentation of the Fluorene Cation
P. Désesquelles, D. Domin, L. Xu, and N.-T. Van-Oanh
Chem Phys Chem 25, e202300241 (2024)

Thermal Synthesis of Carbamic Acid and Its Dimer in Interstellar Ices: A Reservoir of Interstellar Amino Acids
J. H. Marks, J. Wang, B.-J. Sun, M. McAnally, A. M. Turner, A. H.-H. Chang, and R. I. Kaiser
ACS Cent Sci 12, 2241-2250 (2023)

OCT 2023
Thermal Decomposition of 2- and 4-Iodobenzyl Iodide Yields Fulvenallene and Ethynylcyclopentadienes: A Joint Threshold Photoelectron and Matrix Isolation Spectroscopic Study
M. Saraswat, A. Portela-Gonzalez, G. Karir, E. Mendez-Vega, W. Sander, and P. Hemberger
J Phys Chem A 127, 8574-8583 (2023)

AUG 2023
The role of dimers in complex forming reactions at low temperature: full dimension potential and dynamics of (H2CO)2+OH reaction
P. del Mazo-Sevillano, A. Aguado, A. Zanchet, and O. Roncero
Chem Phys Chem 24, e202300291 (2023)

MAY 2023
Ring-polymer Molecular Dynamics Simulation for the Adsorption of H2 on Ice Clusters (H2O)n (n=8, 10, and 12)
T. Murakami, K. Ogino, Y. Hashimoto, and T. Takayanagi
Chem Phys Chem 24, e202200939 (2023)

MAY 2023
Photoabsorption of Microhydrated Naphthalene and Its Cyano-Substituted Derivatives: Probing Prereactive Models for Photodissociation in Molecular Clouds
M. H. Queiroz, T. V. Alves, and R. Rivelino
J Phys Chem A 127, 19, 4317-4327 (2023)

MAR 2023
Simulation of Cocrystal Formation in Planetary Atmospheres: The C6H6:C2H2 Cocrystal Produced by Gas Deposition
T. A. Francis, H. E. Maynard-Casely, M. L. Cable, R. Hodyss, and C. Ennis
J Phys Chem A 127, 2322-2335 (2023)

FEB 2023
Automated Reaction Kinetics of Gas-Phase Organic Species over Multiwell Potential Energy Surfaces
J. Zádor, Carles Martí, R. Van de Vijver, S. L. Johansen, Y. Yang, H. A. Michelsen, and H. N. Najm
J Phys Chem A 127, 565-588 (2023)

JAN 2023
Adiabatic Trajectory Approximation: A New General Method in the Toolbox of Mixed Quantum/Classical Theory for Collisional Energy Transfer
B. Mandal, C. Joy, D. Bostan, A. Eng, and D. Babikov
J Phys Chem Lett 14, 817-824 (2023)

JAN 2023
Lifting the veil
Z. Savitsky
Science 379, 130-133 (2023)

DEC 2022
Infrared intensities of methyl acetate, an interstellar compound - comparisons of three organic esters
Y. Y. Yarnall and . L. Hudson
Spectrochim Acta AI> 283, 121738 (2022)

Ambient-light-induced intermolecular Coulombic decay in unbound pyridine monomers
S. Barik, S. Dutta, N. R. Behera, R. K. Kushawaha, Y. Sajeev, and G. Aravind
Nat Chem 14, 1098-1102 (2022)

10 Years of the ACS PHYS Astrochemistry Subdivision
R. C. Fortenberry, R. J. McMahon, and R. I. Kaiser
J Phys Chem A 126, 6571-6574 (2022)

Relationship between CH3OD Abundance and Temperature in the Orion KL Nebula
O. H. Wilkins and G. A. Blake
J Phys Chem A 126, 6473-6482 (2022)

MAY 2022
Charge Transfer Reactions between Water Isotopologues and Kr+ ions
A. Tsikritea, J. A. Diprose, J. Loreau, and B. R. Heazlewood
ACS Phys Chem Au 2, 199-205 (2022)

MAY 2022
Potential Catalytic Role of Small Heterocycles in Interstellar H2 Formation: A Laboratory Astrochemistry Study on Furan and Its Hydrogenated Forms
A. Schneiker, G. Ragupathy, G. Bazsó, and G. Tarczay
J Phys Chem A 126, 2832-2844 (2022)

APRIL 2022
Continuous Pyrolysis Microreactors: Hot Sources with Little Cooling? New Insights Utilizing Cation Velocity Map Imaging and Threshold Photoelectron Spectroscopy
P. Hemberger, X. Wu, Z. Pan, and A. Bodi
J Phys Chem A 126, 2196-2210 (2022)

XNgNSi (X = HCC, F; Ng = Kr, Xe, Rn): A New Class of Metastable Insertion Compounds Containing Ng-C/F and Ng-N Bonds and Possible Isomerization therein
G. Jana, R. Pal, and P. K. Chattaraj
J Phys Chem A 125, 10514-10523 (2021)

Adsorption of Helium on Small Cationic PAHs: Influence of Hydrocarbon Structure on the Microsolvation Pattern
A. Schiller, M. Meyer, P. Martini, F. Zappa, S. A. Krasnokutski, F. Calvo, and P. Scheier
J Phys Chem A 125, 7813-7824 (2021)

JULY 2021
Non-energetic, Low-Temperature Formation of Cα-Glycyl Radical, a Potential Interstellar Precursor of Natural Amino Acid
A. Schneiker, S. Góbi, P. R. Joshi, G. Bazsó, Y.-P. Lee, and G. Tarczay
J Phys Chem Lett 12, 6744-6751 (2021)

MAY 2021
Rydberg States of H3 and HeH as Potential Coolants for Primordial Star Formation
G. Kannan, J. R. Chien, A. J. Benjamin, N. Bhatia, and R. J. Saykally
J Phys Chem A 125, 4267-4275 (2021)

MAY 2021
An Aromatic Universe - A Physical Chemistry Perspective
R. I. Kaiser and N. Hansen
J Phys Chem A 125, 3826-3840 (2021)

APRIL 2021
Aromatics and Cyclic Molecules in Molecular Clouds: A New Dimension of Interstellar Organic Chemistry
M. C. McCarthy and B. A. McGuire
J Phys Chem A 125, 3231-3243 (2021)

MARCH 2021
Gas-phase synthesis of corannulene - a molecular building block of fullerenes
L. Zhao, S. Doddipatla, R. I. Kaiser, W. Lu, O. Kostko, M. Ahmed, L. B. Tuli, A. N. Morozov, A. H. Howlader, S. F. Wnuk, A. M. Mebel, V. N. Azyazov, R. K. Mohamed, and F. R. Fischer
Phys Chem Chem Phys 23, 5740-5749 (2021)

MARCH 2021
Energetics of Formation of Cyclacenes from 2,3-Didehydroacenes and Implications for Astrochemistry
D. Gupta, A. Omont, and H. F. Bettinger
Chem Eur J 27, 4605-4616 (2021)

Near-Infrared Spectra of High-Density Crystalline H2O Ices II, IV, V, VI, IX, and XII
C. M. Tonauer, E.-M. Köck, T. M. Gasser, V. Fuentes-Landete, R. Henn, S. Mayr, C. G. Kirchler, C. W. Huck, and T. Loerting
J Phys Chem A 125, 1062-1068 (2021)

Targeting the Rich Conformational Landscape of N-Allylmethylamine Using Rotational Spectroscopy and Quantum Mechanical Calculations
W. G. D. P. Silva, T. Poonia, and J. van Wijngaarden
Chem Phys Chem 21, 2515-2522 (2020)

JULY 2020
On the Formation of the Popcorn Flavorant 2,3-Butanedione (CH3COCOCH3) in Acetaldehyde-Containing Interstellar Ices
N. F. Kleimeier, A. M. Turner, R. C. Fortenberry, and R. I. Kaiser
Chem Phys Chem 21, 1531-1540 (2020)

Collisional Excitation of CF+ by H2: Potential Energy Surface and Rotational Cross Sections
B. Desrousseaux, E. Quintas-Sánchez, R. Dawes, and F. Lique
J Phys Chem A 123, 9637-9643 (2019)

Directed Gas-Phase Synthesis of Triafulvene under Single-Collision Conditions
A. M. Thomas, L. Zhao, C. He, G. R. Galimova, A. M. Mebel, and R. I. Kaiser
Angew Chem Int Ed 58, 15488-15495 (2019

Cyanoacetaldehyde as a building block for prebiotic formation of pyrimidines
S. Kaur and P. Sharma
Int J Quantum Chem 119, e25886 (2019)

JUNE 2019
Reactivity of the Indenyl Radical (C9H7) with Acetylene (C2H2) and Vinylacetylene (C4H4)
L. Zhao, M. B. Prendergast, R. I. Kaiser, B. Xu, W. Lu, U. Ablikim, M. Ahmed, A. D. Oleinikov, V, N.Azyazov, A. M. Mebel, A. H. Howlader, and S. F. Wnuk
Chem Phys Chem 20, 1437-1447 (2019)

APRIL 2019
Extraterrestrial prebiotic molecules: photochemistry vs. radiation chemistry of interstellar ices
C. R. Arumainayagam, R. T. Garrod, M. C. Boyer, A. K. Hay, S. T. Bao, J. S. Campbell, J. Wang, C. M. Nowak, M. R. Arumainayagama, and P. J. Hodge
Chem Soc Rev 48, 2293-2314 (2019)

MARCH 2019
Gas-Phase Synthesis of Triphenylene (C18H12)
L. Zhao, B. Xu, U. Ablikim, W. Lu, M. Ahmed, M. M. Evseev, E. K. Bashkirov, V. N. Azyazov, A. H. Howlader, S. F. Wnuk, A. M. Mebel, and R. I. Kaiser
Chem Phys Chem 20, 791-797 (2019)

An aqueously altered carbon-rich Ceres
S. Marchi, A. Raponi, T. H. Prettyman, M. C. De Sanctis, J. Castillo-Rogez, C. A. Raymond, E. Ammannito, T. Bowling, M. Ciarniello, H. Kaplan, E. Palomba, C. T. Russell, V. Vinogradoff, and N. Yamashita
Nature Astron 3, 140-145 (2019)

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