Group Members

Greg Hall (Group Leader)
Chemical dynamics of unimolecular and bimolecular reactions. High resolution spectroscopic probes of collisional energy transfer processes.  Elastic and inelastic interactions responsible for pressure broadening, saturation relaxation and depolarization.   Non-adiabatic reactions and multiple surface interactions.  Vector correlations and angular momentum polarization probes of chemical dynamics.  Applied laser spectroscopy.

Trevor Sears (PI)
Use of frequency comb techniques for precision spectroscopic measurements in chemical systems. Development of new high resolution and high sensitivity spectroscopic techniques.  Free radical spectroscopy relevant to combustion chemistry. Characterization of collisional phenomena and their effects on spectroscopic lineshapes, pressure broadening and sub-Doppler measurements.  Hyperfine spectroscopy of 207PbF for potential e-EDM measurements

Hua-Gen Yu (PI)
Theory and computation of the dynamics of chemical reactions, and the bound and quasi-bound rovibrational states of molecules. Ab initio molecular dynamics methods for simulation of unimolecular and bimolecular reactions, dissociative attachment, roaming mechanisms, and multiple surface, non-adiabatic reactions. Ab initio calculations of potential energy surfaces; recalibrated DFT theory for energetics, structure and dynamics of surface species on metal oxides.  Theoretical studies of nanostructures.

Research associates

Damien Forthomme, Anh Le, Sylvestre Twagirayezu, Hong Xu

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