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owls2015  
 

arrow"Vibrational Energy Transfer: An Angstrom Molecular Ruler - in Studies of Ion Pairing and Clustering in Aqueous Solutions" was published online by the Journal of Physical Chemistry B on Feb. 13, 2015.

arrow"Nonresonant Energy Transfers Independent on the Phonon Densities in Polyatomic Liquids" was published online by the Journal of Physical Chemistry A on Dec 30, 2014.

 
owls2014  
 

arrow"Broadband THz reflective polarization rotator by multiple plasmon resonances" was published online by Optics Express on Nov. 06, 2014.

arrow"Intermolecular Vibrational Energy Transfers in Liquids and Solids" was published online by Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics on May 20, 2014.

arrowCongratulations to Yufan Zhang for passing her Qualifying Exam!

arrowCongratulations to Jiebo Li for passing his Thesis Defense!

arrowCongratulations to Dr. Zheng for being awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship! Click here for details

arrow"Terahertz Vibrational Modes of the Rigid Crystal Phase of Succinonitrile" was published online by the Journal of Physical Chemistry A on March 25, 2014.

arrow"Molecular Distances Determined with Resonant Vibrational Energy Transfer" was published online by the Journal of Physical Chemistry A on March 18, 2014.

arrow"Coordination Number of Li+ in Nonaqueous Electrolyte Solutions Determined by Molecular Rotational Measurements" was published online by the Journal of Physical Chemistry B on March 14, 2014.

 

 
2013
 

Andrea Miranda joined our group as a graduate student in Oct. 2013.

"Microscopic Origin of the Deviation from Stokes-Einstein Behavior Observed in Dynamics of the KSCN Aqueous Solutions: A MD Simulation Study " was published online by the Journal of Physical Chemistry B on Feb 17, 2013.

"Relative Intermolecular Orientation Probed via Molecular Heat Transport " was published online by the Journal of Physical Chemistry A on Feb. 25, 2013.

"Cation Effects on Rotational Dynamics of Anions and Water Molecules in Alkali (Li+, Na+, K+, Cs+) Thiocyanate (SCN–) Aqueous Solutions." was published online by the Journal of Physical Chemistry B on June 13, 2013.

"Vibrational Cross-Angles in Condensed Molecules: A Structural Tool." was published online by the Journal of Physical Chemistry A on Aug 12, 2013.

"Molecular Conformations of Crystalline L-Cysteine Determined with Vibrational Cross Angle Measurements." was published online by the Journal of Physical Chemistry B on Aug 27, 2013.

 
2012    
 

"Ion Segregation in Aqueous Solutions " was accepted by the Journal of Physical Chemistry B on Nov 26, 2012.

"Probing Ion/Molecule Interactions in Aqueous Solutions with Vibrational Energy Transfer" was accepted by the Journal of Physical Chemistry B on Sep 17, 2012.

The review paper "Ultrafast multiple-mode multiple-dimensional vibrational spectroscopy" was accepted by International Reviews in Physical Chemistry on Sep 5, 2012.

"Ion Association in Aqueous Solutions Probed through Vibrational Energy Transfers among Cation, Anion and Water Molecules" was accepted by the Journal of Physical Chemistry B on Aug 28, 2012.

The molecular conformations and dynamics on Gold nanoparticles work was published in the the Journal of Physical Chemistry C on March 16, 2012.

Dr. Xunmin Guo joined our group as a postdocoral research associate on July 2, 2012.

 
2011
 

Dr. Junrong Zheng was awarded the 2011 Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering. Click here for details.

Our systematic work about the mode-specific vibrational energy transfer as a molecular ruler method was published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry A on September 14, 2011.

Dr. Hailong Chen joined our group as a postdocoral research associate on July 30, 2011.

Ion clustering work was highlighted in Science, Editors' choice (Negative Get-Togethers) . Click here for details.

Our first Full 2D IR spectrum paper was published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry A on March 25, 2011.

Our ion clustering work was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on March 07, 2011.

 
2010

Dr. Kaijun Yuan joined our group as a visiting scholar on December 10, 2010.

Dr. Junrong Zheng was awarded the Young Investigator Research Program grant by the Air Force Office on November 4, 2010.

Our second series paper about the mode-specific vibrational energy transfer was published in the Journal of Chemical Physics on July 16, 2010.

Our first paper entitled with "Mode-specific intermolecular vibrational energy transfer. I. Phenyl selenocyanate and deuterated chloroform mixture" was published in the Journal of Chemical Physics on May 12, 2010.

 
2009

Our first 2D IR data were collected on November 17, 2009.

The installation of the laser setup and synchronization of the two amplifers were finished in the end of October, 2009.

Our laser equipment was delivered on September 2009.

Our lab renovation was finished on August 01, 2009.

Xiewen Wen and Jiebo Li joined our group as graduate students on August 2009.

Dr. Hongtao Bian joined our group as a postdocoral research associate on March 2009.

 


 

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