KU Publications

K. H. Burns, T. J. Quincy, and C. G. Elles, Excited-State Resonance Raman Spectroscopy Probes the Sequential Two-Photon Excitation Mechanism of a Photochromic Molecular Switch, (submitted 9/18/2022).

K. H. Burns and C. G. Elles, Ultrafast Dynamics of a Molecular Switch from Resonance Raman Spectroscopy: Comparing Visible and UV Excitation, 126, 5932 (2022).

V. Ramamurthy, P. Sen, and C. G. Elles, Ultrafast Excited State Dynamics of Spatially Confined Organic Molecules, J. Phys. Chem. A. 126, 4681 (2022). (Feature Article and Cover)

M. Singh, B. Gaskins, D. R. Johnson, C. G. Elles, and Z. Boskovic, Synthesis of Cycloheptatriene-containing Azetidine Lactones, J. Org. Chem. xxx, xxx (2022).

D. Bhattacharyya, Y. Zhang, C. G. Elles, and S. E. Bradforth, Electronic Structure of Liquid Alkanes: A Representative Case of Liquid Hexanes and Cyclohexane Studied Using Polarization- Dependent Two-Photon Absorption Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. A 125, 7988 (2021).

C. J. Otolski, A. Mohan Raj, V. Ramamurthy, and C. G. Elles, Spatial confinement alters the ultrafast photoisomerization dynamics of azobenzenes, Chemical Science 11, 9513 (2020).

K. H. Burns, P. Srivastava, and C. G. Elles, Absolute cross sections of liquids from broadband stimulated Raman scattering with femtosecond and picosecond pulses, Analytical Chemistry92, 10686 (2020).

M. S. Barclay, C. G. Elles, and M. Caricato, On the discrepancy between experimental and calculated Raman intensities for conjugated phenyl and thiophene derivatives, J. Phys. Chem. A124, 4678 (2020).

W. C. Henke, C. J. Otolski, W. N. G. Moore, C. G. Elles, and J. D. Blakemore, Ultrafast spectroscopy of [Mn(CO)3] complexes: Tuning the kinetics of light-driven CO release and solvent binding, Inorganic Chemistry59, 2178 (2020).

M. S. Barclay, C. G. Elles, and M. Caricato, A benchmark study of ground-state Raman spectra in conjugated molecules, J. Chem. Theory Comput.16, 612 (2020).

S. Mahvidi, C. G. Elles, B. S. Hadavand, Y. Yokoyama, and F. Nourmohammadian, Influence of Protonation on the Photochromic Behavior, Phase Transfer and Thermal Stability of Phenylamine-Substituted Diarylethenes, Progress in Color, Colorants, and Coatings13, 105 (2020).

M. S. Barclay, M. Caricato, and C. G. Elles, Femtosecond stimulated Raman scattering from triplet electronic states: Experimental and theoretical study of resonance enhancementsJ. Phys. Chem. A123, 7720 (2019).

D. Bhattacharyya, Y. Zhang, C. G. Elles, and S. E. Bradforth, Electronic structure of liquid methanol and ethanol from polarization-dependent two-photon absorption spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. A123, 5789 (2019).

C. J. Otolski, A. Mohan Raj, G. Sharma, R. Prabhakar, V. Ramamurthy, and C. G. Elles, Ultrafast transcis photoisomerization dynamics of alkyl-substituted stilbenes in a supramolecular capsule, J. Phys. Chem. A123, 5061 (2019).

C. J. Otolski, A. Mohan Raj, V. Ramamurthy, and C. G. Elles, Ultrafast dynamics of encapsulated molecules reveals new insight on the photoisomerization mechanism for azobenzene, J. Phys. Chem. Lett.10, 121 (2019).

T. J. Quincy, M. S. Barclay, M. Caricato, and C. G. Elles, Probing dynamics in higher-lying electronic states with resonance-enhanced femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. A122, 8308 (2018).

M. S. Barclay, T. J. Quincy, D. B. Williams-Young, M. Caricato, and C. G. Elles, Accurate assignments of excited-state resonance Raman spectra: A benchmark study combining experiment and theory, J. Phys. Chem. A, 121, 7937 (2017). 

M. de Wergifosse, C. G. Elles, and A. I. Krylov, Two-photon absorption spectroscopy of stilbene and phenanthrene: Excited-state analysis and comparison with ethylene and tolueneJ. Chem. Phys., 146, 174102 (2017)

M. de Wergifosse, A. L. Houk, A. I. Krylov, and C. G. Elles, Two-photon absorption spectroscopy of trans-stilbene, cis-stilbene, and phenanthrene: Theory and experimentJ. Chem. Phys., 146, 144305 (2017)

G. Batignani, E. Pontecorvo, C. Ferrante, M. Aschi, C. G. Elles, and T. Scopigno, Visualizing excited-state dynamics of a diaryl thiophene: Femtosecond stimulated Raman scattering as a probe of conjugated moleculesJ. Phys. Chem. Lett., 7, 2981 (2016)

A. L. Houk, R. S. Givens, and C. G. Elles, Two-photon activation of p-hydroxyphenacyl phototriggers: Toward spatially controlled release of diethyl phosphate and ATPJ. Phys. Chem. B,  120, 3178 (2016)

A. L. Houk, I. L. Zheldakov, T. A. Tommey, and C. G. Elles, Two-photon excitation of trans-stilbene: Spectroscopy and dynamics of electronically excited states above S1J. Phys. Chem. B,  119, 9335 (2015)

C. L. Ward and C. G. Elles, Cycloreversion dynamics of a photochromic molecular switch via one-photon and sequential two-photon excitationJ. Phys. Chem. A, 118, 10011 (2014).

E. Pontecorvo, C. Ferrante, C. G. Elles, and T. Scopigno, Structural rearrangement accompanying the ultrafast electrocyclization reaction of a photochromic molecular switchJ. Phys. Chem. B118, 6915 (2014).

I. L. Zheldakov, O. Grinevich, A. Mejiritski, C. G. Elles, and D. C. Neckers, Transient spectroscopy of 5,7-diiodo-3-butoxy-6-fluorone (DIBF), Photochem. Photobiol.90, 335 (2014).

L. Sarkany, J. M. Wasylenko, S. Roy, D. A. Higgins, C. G. Elles, and V. Chikan, Investigation of fluorescence emission from CdSe nanorods in PMMA and P3HT/PMMA films, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 18818 (2013).

E. Pontecorvo, C. Ferrante, C. G. Elles, and T. Scopigno, Spectrally tailored narrowband pulses for femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy in the range 330-750 nm, Optics Express, 21, 6866 (2013).

C. L. Ward and C. G. Elles, Controlling the excited-state reaction dynamics of a photochromic molecular switch with sequential two-photonexcitation, J. Phys. Chem. Lett.3, 2995 (2012).

I. L. Zheldakov, J. M. Wasylenko, and C. G. Elles, Excited-state dynamics and efficient triplet formation in phenylthiophene compounds, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 14, 6211 (2012).

Previous publications

O. Marsálek, C. G. Elles, P. A. Pieniazek, E. Pluharova, J. Vande Vondele, S. E. Bradforth, and P. Jungwirth, Chasing charge localization and chemical reactivity following photoionization in liquid water, J. Chem. Phys.135, 224510 (2011).

C. G. Elles, C. A. Rivera, Y. Zhang, P. A. Pieniazek, and S. E. Bradforth, Electronic structure of liquid water from polarization-dependent two-photon absorption spectroscopy,J. Chem. Phys., 130, 084501 (2009).

C. G. Elles, I. A. Shkrob, R. A. Crowell, D. A. Arms, and E. C. Landahl, Transient x-ray absorption spectroscopy of hydrated halogen atom, J. Chem. Phys., 128, 061102 (2008)

C. G. Elles, I. A. Shkrob, R. A. Crowell, and S. E. Bradforth, Excited state dynamics of liquid water: Insight from the dissociation reaction following two-photon excitation, J. Chem. Phys., 126, 164503 (2007).

C. G. Elles, A. E. Jailaubekov, R. A. Crowell, and S. E. Bradforth, Excitation-energy dependence of the mechanism for two-photon ionization of liquid H2O and D2O from 8.3 to 12.4 eV, J. Chem. Phys., 125, 044515 (2006).

C. G. Elles and F. F. Crim, Connecting chemical dynamics in gases and liquids, Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem., 57, 273 (2006).

L. Sheps, A. C. Crowther, C. G. Elles, and F. F. Crim, Recombination dynamics and hydrogen abstraction reactions of chlorine radicals in solution, J. of Phys. Chem. A, 109, 4296 (2005).

C. G. Elles, M. J. Cox, G. L. Barnes, and F. F. Crim, Recombination and reaction dynamics following photodissociation of CH3OCl in solution, J. Phys. Chem. A, 108, 10973 (2004).

C. G. Elles, M. J. Cox, and F. F. Crim, Vibrational relaxation of CH3I in the gas phase and in solution, J. Chem. Phys., 120, 6973 (2004).

C. G. Elles, D. Bingemann, M. M. Heckscher, and F. F. Crim, Vibrational relaxation of CH2I2 in solution: Excitation level dependence, J. Chem. Phys., 118, 5587 (2003).

C. G. Elles and N. E. Levinger, Reverse micelles solubilizing DMSO and DMSO/water mixtures, Chem. Phys. Lett., 317, 624 (2000).

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