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  1. Nanosegregation and Structuring in the Bulk and at the Surface of Ionic-Liquid Mixtures

    Duncan W. Bruce, Christopher P. Cabry, Jose. N. Canongia Lopes, Matthew L. Costen, Lucia D'Andrea, Isabelle Grillo, Brooks C. Marshall, Kenneth G. McKendrick, Timothy K. Minton, Simon M. Purcell, Sarah Rogers, John M. Slattery, Karina Shimizu, Eric J. Smoll Jr., and Maria A. Tesa-Serrate

    Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2017) 121, 6002

    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b01654

  2. Pair-correlated stereodynamics for diatom-diatom rotational energy transfer: NO(A2Σ+) + N2

    Thomas F. M. Luxford, Thomas R. Sharples, Kenneth G. McKendrick and Matthew L. Costen

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2017) 147, 013912

    doi: 10.1063/1.4979487

  3. Hiding the Headgroup? Remarkable Similarity in Alkyl Coverage of the Surfaces of Pyrrolidinium- and Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids

    Maria A. Tesa-Serrate, Eric J. Smoll, Jr., Lucía D’Andrea, Simon M. Purcell, Matthew L. Costen, Duncan W. Bruce, John M. Slattery, Timothy K. Minton and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2016) 120, 27369

    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b09315

  4. Experimental testing of ab initio potential energy surfaces: Stereodynamics of NO(A2Σ+) + Ne inelastic scattering at multiple collision energies

    Thomas F. M. Luxford, Thomas R. Sharples, Kenneth G. McKendrick and Matthew L. Costen

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2016) 145, 174304

    doi: 10.1063/1.4966688

  5. Reactive-Atom Scattering from Liquid Crystals at the Liquid-Vacuum Interface: [C12mim][BF4] and 4-Cyano-4'-Octylbiphenyl (8CB)

    Simon M. Purcell, Maria A. Tesa-Serrate, Brooks C. Marshall, Duncan W. Bruce, Lucía D’Andrea, Matthew L. Costen, John M. Slattery, Eric J. Smoll Jr., Timothy K. Minton, and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Langmuir (2016) 32, 9938

    doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b02440

  6. Comparative stereodynamics in molecule-atom and molecule-molecule rotational energy transfer: NO(A2Σ+) + He and D2

    Thomas F. M. Luxford, Thomas R. Sharples, Dave Townsend, Kenneth G. McKendrick and Matthew L. Costen

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2016) 145, 084312

    doi: 10.1063/1.4961258

  7. Scattering Dynamics of Oxygen Atoms on Imidazolium Tetrafluoroborate Ionic Liquid Surfaces: Dependence on Alkyl Chain Length

    Brooks C. Marshall, Smoll, Eric J. Smoll Jr., Simon M. Purcell Matthew L. Costen, Kenneth G. McKendrick,Timothy K. Minton

    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2016) 120, 12472

    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b02288

  8. Atomic and Molecular Collisions at Liquid Surfaces

    Maria A. Tesa-Serrate, Eric J. Smoll Jr., Timothy K. Minton and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Annual Reviews of Physical Chemistry (2016) 67, 515

    doi: 10.1146/annurev-physchem-040215-112355

  9. Rotationally Inelastic Scattering of NO(A2Σ+) + Ar:Differential Cross Sections and Rotational Angular Momentum Polarization

    Thomas R. Sharples, Thomas F. M. Luxford, Dave Townsend, Kenneth G. McKendrick and Matthew L. Costen

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2015) 143, 204301

    doi: 10.1021/1.4935962

  10. Ionic Liquid-Vacuum Interfaces Probed by Reactive Atom Scattering:Influence of Alkyl Chain Length and Anion Volume

    Maria A. Tesa-Serrate, Brooks C. Marshall, Eric J. Smoll Jr., Simon M. Purcell, Matthew L. Costen, John M. Slattery, Timothy K. Minton and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2015) 119, 5491

    doi: 10.1021/jp512638

  11. Parity-Dependent Rotational Energy Transfer in CN(A2Π, v = 4, j F1e) + N2, O2, and CO2 Collisions

    Stephen J. McGurk, Joshua B. Halpern, Kenneth G. McKendrick and Matthew L. Costen

    Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2014) 118, 2007

    doi: 10.1021/jp4123503

  12. Complete State-Resolved Non-Adiabatic Dynamics of the O(3P) + D2 → OD(X2∏) + D Reaction

    Sridhar A. Lahankar, Jianming Zhang, Timothy K. Minton, and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2014), 136, 12371-12384

    doi: 10.1021/ja505743c

  13. Product-State-Resolved Dynamics of the Elementary Reaction of Atomic Oxygen with Molecular Hydrogen, O(3P) + D2 → OD(X2∏) + D

    Sridhar A. Lahankar, Jianming Zhang, Kenneth G. McKendrick, and Timothy K. Minton

    Nature Chemistry (2013), 5, 315

    doi: 10.1038/NCHEM.1588

  14. Nature Chemistry Cover

    Inelastic Scattering of Hydroxyl Radicals with Helium and Argon by Velocity-Map Imaging

    Gautam Sarma, Sarantos Marinakis, J. J. ter Meulen, David H. Parker and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Nature Chemistry (2012), 4 985

    doi: 10.1038/nchem.1480
    *Our artwork featured on the front cover of issue 4 (2012)*

  15. Collisions of Electronically Excited Molecules: differential cross-sections for rotationally inelastic scattering of NO(A2Σ+) with Ar and He

    Jeffery J. Kay, Jeffery K. Steill, Jacek Kłos, Grant Paterson, Matthew L. Costen, Kevin E. Strecker, Kenneth G. McKendrick, Millard H. Alexander and David W. Chandler

    Molecular Physics (2012), 110, 1693

    doi: 10.1080/00268976.2012.670283

  16. Depolarisation of Rotational Angular Momentum in CN(A2Π, v = 4) + Ar Collisions

    Stephen J. McGurk, Kenneth G. McKendrick, Matthew L. Costen, Bennet D. I. G., Jacek Kłos, Millard H. Alexander and Paul J. Dagdigian

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2012), 136, 164306

    doi: 10.1063/1.4705118

  17. Collisional Depolarisation of Rotational Angular Momentum: Influence of the potential energy surface on the collision dynamics?

    Grant Paterson, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    International Reviews of Physical Chemistry (2012), 31, 69

    doi: 10.1080/0144235X2012.659046

  18. Rotationally elastic and inelastic dynamics of NO(X2Π, v = 0) in collisions with Ar

    Grant Paterson, Andrew Relf, Matthew L. Costen, Kenneth G. McKendrick, Millard Alexander and Paul J. Dagdigian

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2011), 135, 234304

    doi: 10.1063/1.3665135

  19. Collisional Depolarisation of Rotational Angular Momentum: What are the observables and how can they be measured?

    Grant Paterson, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Molecular Physics (2011), 109, 2565

    doi: 10.1080/00268976.2011.621901

  20. Collision Dynamics and reactive uptake of OH radicals at liquid surfaces of atmospheric interest

    Carla Waring, Kerry L. King, Paul A. J. Bagot, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2011), 13, 8457

    doi: 10.1039/c0cp02734k

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  22. Direct angle-resolved measurements of collision dynamics with electronically excited molecules: NO(A2Σ+) + Ar

    Jeffery J. Kay, Grant Paterson, Matthew L. Costen, Kevin E. Strecker, Kenneth G. McKendrick and David W. Chandler

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2011), 134, 091101

    doi: 10.1063/1.3563016

  23. Reactive Scattering as a Chemically Specific Analytical Probe of Liquid Surfaces

    Carla Waring, Paul A. J. Bagot, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2011), 2, 12

    doi: 10.1021/jz1013032

  24. How Penetrable Are Alkylthiol Self-Assembled Monolayers?

    Carla Waring, Paul A. J. Bagot, Magnus W.P. Bebbington, Minna T. Räisänen, Manfred Buck, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2010), 1, 1917

    doi: 10.1021/jz100587g

  25. Elastic depolarization and polarization transfer in CN(A2Π, v=4)+Ar collisions

    Iain Ballingall, Michael F. Rutherford, Kenneth G. McKendrick and Matthew L. Costen

    Molecular Physics (2010), 108, 847

    doi: 10.1080/00268970903476670

  26. Frequency modulated circular dichroism spectroscopy: application to ICN photolysis

    Gus Hancock, Graham Richmond, Grant A.D. Ritchie, Sarah Taylor, Matthew L. Costen and Gregory E. Hall

    Molecular Physics (2010), 108, 1083

    doi: 10.1080/00268971003649323

  27. O(3P) Atoms as a Chemical Probe of Surface Ordering in Ionic Liquids

    Carla Waring, Paul A. J. Bagot, John M. Slattery, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2010), 114, 4896

    doi: 10.1021/jp912045j

  28. O(3P) Atoms as a Probe of Surface Ordering in 1-Alkyl-3-methylimidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids

    Carla Waring, Paul A. J. Bagot, John M. Slattery, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2010), 1, 429

    doi: 10.1021/jz900247y

  29. Scattering Dynamics of Hyperthermal Oxygen Atoms on Ionic Liquid Surfaces: [emim][NTf2] and [C(12)mim][NTf2]

    Bohan Wu, Jianming Zhang, Timothy K. Minton, Kenneth G. McKendrick, John M. Slattery, Scott Yockel and George C. Schatz

    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2010), 114, 4015

    doi: 10.1021/jp910641s

  30. Elastic Depolarization of OH(A) by He and Ar: A Comparative Study

    Matthew L. Costen, Ruth Livingstone, Kenneth G. McKendrick, Grant Paterson, Mark Brouard, Helen Chadwick, Yuan-Pin Chang, Chris J. Eyles, Francisco J. Aoiz and Jacek Kłos

    Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2009), 113, 15156

    doi: 10.1021/jp905348c9

  31. Erratum: "Orientation and alignment depolarization in OH(X 2Π) + Ar/He collisions" [J. Chem. Phys. 129, 074304 (2008)]

    Grant Paterson, Sarantos Marinakis, Matthew L. Costen, Kenneth G. McKendrick, Jacek Kłos and Robert Toboła

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2009), 131, 159901

    doi: 10.1063/1.3243457

  32. Nanosecond pulse width dependence of nonphotochemical laser-induced nucleation of potassium chloride

    Martin R. Ward, Iain Ballingall, Matthew L. Costen, Kenneth G. McKendrick and Andrew J. Alexander

    Chemical Physics Letters (2009), 481, 25

    doi: 10.1016/j.cplett.2009.09.049

  33. Depolarization of rotational angular momentum in open-shell collisions: OH+rare gases

    Grant Paterson, Sarantos Marinakis, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Physica Scripta (2009), 80, 048111

    doi: 10.1088/0031-8949/80/04/048111

  34. Depolarisation of rotational orientation and alignment of OH(X 2Π) in collisions with molecular partners: N2 and O2

    Grant Paterson, Sarantos Marinakis, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2009), 11, 8813

    doi: 10.1039/b909051g

  35. Depolarisation of rotational orientation and alignment in OH(X 2Π) + Xe collisions

    Grant Paterson, Sarantos Marinakis, Jacek Kłos, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2009), 11, 8804

    doi: 10.1039/b909050a

  36. Dynamics of the Reaction of O(3P) Atoms with Alkylthiol Self-assembled Monolayers

    Carla Waring, Paul A. J. Bagot, Minna T. Räisänen, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2009), 113, 4320

    doi: 10.1021/jp8109868

  37. Dynamics of Inelastic Scattering of OH Radicals from Reactive and Inert Liquid Surfaces

    Paul A. J. Bagot, Carla Waring, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2008), 112, 10868

    doi: 10.1021/jp8024683

  38. Orientation and alignment depolarization in OH(X 2Π) + Ar/He collisions

    Grant Paterson, Sarantos Marinakis, Matthew L. Costen, Kenneth G. McKendrick, Jacek Kłos and Robert Toboła

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2008), 129, 074304

    doi: 10.1063/1.2967861

  39. Do Vectors point the way to understanding energy transfer in molecular collisions?

    Matthew L. Costen, Sarantos Marinakis and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Chemical Society Reviews (2008), 37, 732

    doi: 10.1039/b618070c

  40. Influence of Molecular and Supramolecular Structure on the Gas-Liquid Interfacial Reactivity of Hydrocarbon Liquids with O(3P) Atoms

    Mhairi Allan, Paul A. J. Bagot, Robin E Westacott, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2008), 112, 1524

    DOI: 10.1021/jp076441n

  41. Rotational angular momentum polarization: The influence of stray magnetic fields

    Sarantos Marinakis, Grant Paterson, Graham Richmond, Michael Rockingham, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2008), 128, 021101

    doi: 10.1063/1.2829111



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  1. Dynamics of interfacial reactions between O(3P) atoms and long-chain liquid hydrocarbons

    Mhairi Allan, Paul A. J. Bagot, Sven P. K. Köhler, Stewart K. Reed and Robin E. Westacott, Matthew L. Costen, Kenneth G. McKendrick,

    Physica Scripta 76 C42 (2007)

    doi: 10.1088/0031-8949/76/3/N06

  2. Temperature dependence of OH Yield, Translational Energy and Vibrational Branching in the Reaction of O(3P)(g) with Liquid Squalane

    Mhairi Allan, Paul A. J. Bagot, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2007), 111, 14833

    doi: 10.1021/jp074147p

  3. Inelastic Scattering of OH(X2Π) with Ar and He: a combined polarization spectroscopy and quantum scattering study

    Sarantos Marinakis, Grant Paterson, Jacek Kłos, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2007), 9, 4414

    doi: 10.1039/b703909c

  4. Differential scattering cross-sections for CN A2Π + Ar

    Azhagammai Alagappan, Iain Ballingall, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2007), 126, 041103

    doi: 10.1063/1.2437164

  5. The effects of energy-level resonance on collision-induced electronic energy transfer: CD (A2Δ ↔B2Σ-) coupling

    Graham Richmond, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2007), 9, 1568

    doi: 10.1039/b617749b

  6. Efficiencies of state and velocity-changing collisions of superthermal CN A2Π with He, Ar, N2 and O2

    Azhagammai Alagappan, Iain Ballingall, Matthew L. Costen, Kenneth G. McKendrick and Grant Paterson

    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2007), 9, 747

    doi: 10.1039/b614965k

  7. Molecular Dynamics Study to Identify the Reactive Sites of a Liquid Squalane Surface

    Sven P. K. Köhler, Stewart K. Reed, Robin E. Westacott and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2006), 110, 11717

    doi: 10.1021/jp060431p

  8. Frequency modulated spectroscopy as a probe of molecular collision dynamics

    Azhagammai Alagappan, Matthew L. Costena and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Spectrochimica Acta, Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 63 910 (2006)

    doi: 10.1016/j.saa.2005.10.050

  9. Direct Gas-Liquid Interfacial Dynamics: The Reaction between O(3P) and a Liquid Hydrocarbon

    Sven P. K. Köhler, Mhairi Allan, Matthew L. Costen and Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2006), 110, 2771

    doi: 10.1021/jp056128q

  10. The effects of surface temperature on the gas-liquid interfacial reaction dynamics of O(3P) + squalane

    Sven P. K. Köhler, Mhairi Allan, Hailey Kelso, David A. Henderson, Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2005), 122, 024712

    doi: 10.1063/1.1835268

  11. Orientation and alignment moments in two-color polarization spectroscopy

    Matthew L. Costen, Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2005), 122, 164309

    doi: 10.1063/1.1883646

  12. Collision-Partner Dependence of Energy Transfer between the CH A2Δ and B2Σ- States

    Graham Richmond, Matthew L. Costen, Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2005), 109, 542

    doi: 10.1021/jp045444m

  13. Measurement of orientation and alignment moment relaxation by polarization spectroscopy: Theory and experiment

    Matthew L. Costen, Hilary J. Crichton, Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2004), 120, 7910

    doi: 10.1063/1.1691019

  14. Dynamics of the gas-liquid interfacial reaction of O(3P) atoms with hydrocarbons

    Hailey Kelso, Sven P. K. Köhler, David A. Henderson, Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2003), 119, 9985

    doi: 10.1063/1.1624833

  15. Effect of collisions on one-color polarization spectroscopy of OH A2Σ+-X2Π

    Hilary J. Crichton, Matthew L. Costen, Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Journal of Chemical Physics (2003), 119, 9461

    doi: 10.1063/1.1615515

  16. Rotational energy transfer in collisions of CH A2Δ, v = 0 with Ar, N2 and CO2

    Hilary J. Crichton, Craig Murray, Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2002), 4, 5768

    doi: 10.1039/b207590n

  17. The dynamics of O(3P) + deuterated hydrocarbons: influences on product rotation and fine-structure state partitioning

    Florian Ausfelder, Hailey Kelso, Kenneth G. McKendrick

    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2002), 4, 473

    doi: 10.1039/b108699p



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