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2010 -

Anderson, C. P., Spears, K. G., Wilson, K. R. and Sension R. J., 2013 "Solvent Dependent Branching Between C-I and C-Br Bond Cleavage Following 266 nm Excitation of CH2BrI." Journal of Chemical Physics, v139, 194307.

Rury, A. S. and Sension, R. J. 2013 "Broadband Ultrafast Transient Absorption of Iron(III) Tetraphenylporphyrin Chloride in the Condensed Phase." Chemical Physics, v422, 220-228.

Arruda, B. C., Peng, J., Smith, B., Spears, K. G., and Sension, R. J. 2013 "Photochemical Ring-Opening and Ground State Relaxation in a-Terpinene with Comparison to Provitamin D3" Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v117(16), 4696-4704.

Arruda, B. C., Smith, B., Spears, K. G., and Sension, R. J. 2013 "Ultrafast Ring-Opening Reactions: A Comparison of a-Terpinene, a-Phellandrene, and 7-Dehydrocholesterol with 1,3-Cyclohexadiene." Faraday Discussion v163, 159-171.

Rury, A. S., Goodrich, L. E., Galinato, M. G. I., Lehnert, N. and Sension, R. J. 2012 "Ligand Recruitment and Spin Transitions in the Solid-State Photochemistry of Fe(III)TPPCl." Journal of Physical Chemistry A, v116(32) 8321-8333.

Petrovic, V. S., Siano, M., White, J. L., Berrah, N., Bostedt, C., Bozek, J. D., Broege, D., Chalfin, M., Coffee, R. N., Cryan, J., Fang, L., Farrell, J. P., Frasinski, L. J., Glownia, J. M., Guehr, M., Hoener, M., Holland, D., Kim, J., Marangos, J. P., Martinez, T., McFarland, B. K., Minns, R. S., Miyabe, S., Schorb, S., Sension, R. J., Spector, L. S., Squibb, R., Tao, H., Underwood, J. G., Bucksbaum, P. H., 2012 "Transient x-ray fragmentation: Probing a prototypical photoinduced ring opening" Physical Review Letters, v108, 253006.

White, J. L., Carroll, E. C., Spears, K. G., and Sension, R. J. 2012 "Extracting information from adaptive control experiments." Israel Journal of Chemistry, v52, 397-406.

Tang, K.-C. and Sension, R. J. 2011 "The influence of the optical pulse shape on excited state dynamics in provitamin D3." Faraday Discussion, v153, 117-129.

Tang, K.-C., Rury, A. S., Orozco, M. B., Egendorf, J., Spears, K. G., and Sension, R. J. 2011 "Ultrafast electrocyclic ring-opening of 7-dehydrocholesterol in solution: The influence of solvent on excited state dynamics." Journal of Chemical Physics, v134(10), 104503.

Tang, K.-C., Rury, A., Peng, J., Spears, K. G., and Sension, R. J. 2011 "Excited State Dynamics in Provitamin D3: A New Twist for the Cyclohexadiene Chromophore." Ultrafast Phenomena XVII, eds. M. Chergui, D. M. Jonas, E. Riedle, R. Schoenlein, A. J. Taylor, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 421-423.

Peng, J. And Sension, R. J. 2011 , "Ultrafast Excited-State Dynamics and Photochemistry of Base-off Alkylcobalamins." Ultrafast Phenomena XVII, eds. M. Chergui, D. M. Jonas, E. Riedle, R. Schoenlein, A. J. Taylor, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 499-501.

Peng, J., Tang, K.-C., McLoughlin, K., Yang, Y., Forgach, D., and Sension, R.J. 2010 "Ultrafast excited-state dynamics and photolysis in base-off B12 coenzymes and analogs: Absence of the trans-nitrogenous ligand opens a channel for rapid nonradiative decay." Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v114(38) 12398-12405.

Tang, K.-C., Peng, J., Spears, K. G., and Sension, R. J., 2010 "Photoinitiated bond dissociation in bromoiodomethane: Comparison of one-photon and two-photon excitation and the formation of iso-CH2Br-I and iso-CH2I-Br in solution." Journal of Chemical Physics v132(14) 141101.


2000-2009

Stickrath, A., Carroll, E. C., Dai, X., Harris, D. A., Rury, A., Smith, B., Tang, K.-C., Wert, J. and Sension, R. J., 2009 "Solvent dependent cage dynamics of small nonpolar radicals: Lessons from the photodissociation and geminate recombination of alkylcobalamins." Journal of Physical Chemistry A v113 (30) 8513-8522.


Florean, A. C., Cardoza, D., White, J. L., Lanyi, J. K., Sension, R. J. and Bucksbaum, P. H., 2009 "Control of retinal isomerization in bacteriorhodopsin in the high intensity regime." Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA, v106 (27) 10896-10900.

Florean, A. C., Cardoza, D., White, J. L., Sension, R. J., and Bucksbaum, P. H. 2009 "Coherent Control of Retinal Isomerization in Bacteriorhodopsin in the High Intensity Regime" Ultrafast Phenomena XVI , eds. P. Corkum, S. De Silvestri, K. Nelson, E. Riedle, R. Schoenlein, Berlin: Springer-Verlag p. 430-432.

Carroll, E. C., White, J. L., Florean, A. C., Bucksbaum, P. H., and Sension, R. J. 2008, "Multiphoton Control of the 1,3-Cyclohexadiene Ring-Opening Reaction in the Presence of Competing Solvent Reactions" Journal of Physical Chemistry A, v112 (30) 6811-6822 (Feature Article).

Carroll, E. C., Florean, A. C., Bucksbaum, P. H., Spears, K. G., and Sension, R. J. 2008, "Phase control and the competition between electronic transitions in a solvated laser dye" Chemical Physics, v350, 75-86.

Harris, D. A., Stickrath, A. B., Carroll, E. C., and Sension, R. J., 2007, "The influence of environment on the electronic structure of cob(III)alamins: Time-resolved absorption studies of the S1 state spectrum and dynamics." Journal of the American Chemical Society, v129 (24) 7578-7585.

Sension, R. J., 2007, "Quantum path to photosynthesis" News and Views, Nature, v. 446, 740-741.

Carroll, E. C., Florean, A. C., White, J. L., Bucksbaum, P. H., and Sension, R. J., 2007, "Control of 1,3-Cyclohexadiene Ring-Opening" Ultra-fast Phenomena XV , eds. P. Corkum, D. Jonas, R.J.D. Miller, and A. Weiner, pp. 249-251, Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Sension, R. J., 2007, "Introduction of a Computational Laboratory into the Physical Chemistry Curriculum." ACS Symposium Series 973, Advances in Teaching Physical Chemistry, eds. M. Ellison, T. A. Schoolcraft, Washington DC: American Chemical Society, pp. 220-234.

Florean, A. C., Carroll, E.C. Spears, K.G., Sension, R.J. and Bucksbaum P.H., 2006, "Optical control of excited state vibrational coherences of a molecule in solution: The influence of the excitation pulse spectrum and phase in LD690." Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v110 (40) 20023-20031.

Carroll, E. C., Florean, A. C., Bucksbaum, P. H., Spears, K. G., Sension, R. J., 2006, "Spectral phase and detuning effects in high-power chirped pulse excitation of dye solution" Femtochemistry VII: Fundamental Ultrafast Processes in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology, eds. A. W. Castleman, Jr. and Michele Kimble, pp. 573-576, Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Stickrath, A. B., Harris, D. A., Sension, R. J., 2006, "Ultrafast studies of the electronic structure and dynamics of B12 cofactors" Femtochemistry VII: Fundamental Ultrafast Processes in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology, eds. A. W. Castleman, Jr. and Michele Kimble, pp. 382-385, Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Harris, D. A., Sension, R. J., 2006, "Solvent dependent conformational relaxation of cis-1,3,5-hexatriene" Femtochemistry VII: Fundamental Ultrafast Processes in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology, eds. A. W. Castleman, Jr. and Michele Kimble, pp. 189-192, Amsterdam: Elsevier.

White, J. L., Pearson, B. J., Carroll, E. C., Florean, A. C., Bucksbaum, P. H., Sension R. J., 2006, "Learning Feedback Control Analysis" Femtochemistry VII: Fundamental Ultrafast Processes in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology, eds. A. W. Castleman, Jr. and Michele Kimble, pp. 455-465, Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Harris, D. A., Orozco, M. B., and Sension, R. J., 2006, "Solvent dependent conformational relaxation of cis-1,3,5 hexatriene" Journal of Physical Chemistry A, v110 (30) 9325-9333..

Carroll, E. C., Pearson, B. J., Florean, A. C., Bucksbaum, P. H., and Sension, R. J., 2006, "Spectral phase effects on nonlinear resonant photochemistry of 1,3-cyclohexadiene in solution" The Journal of Chemical Physics, v124 (11) 114506 (10 pages).

Shiang, J. J., Cole, A. G., Sension, R. J., Hang, K., Weng, Y., Trommel, J. S., Marzilli, L. G. and Lian, T., 2006, "Ultrafast Excited State Dynamics in Vitamin B12 and Related Cob(III)alamins" Journal of the American Chemical Society, v128 (3) 801-808.

Sension, R. J., Harris, D. A., and Cole, A. G., 2005 "Time-Resolved Spectroscopic Studies of B12 Coenzymes: A Comparison of the Influence of Solvent on the Primary Photolysis Mechanism and Geminate Recombination of Methyl-, Ethyl-, n-Propyl-, and 5'-Deoxyadenosylcobalamin" Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v109 (46) 21954-21962.


Sension, R. J., Harris, D. A., Stickrath, A. B., Cole, A. G., Fox, C. C., Marsh, E. N. G., 2005 "Time Resolved Measurements of the Photolysis and Recombination of Adenosylcobalamin Bound to Glutamate Mutase" Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v109 (38) 18146-18152.

Sension, R.J., Cole, A.G., Harris, A.D., Fox, C.C., Woodbury, N.W., Lin, S., and Marsh. E.N.G., 2004, "Photolysis and Recombination of Adenosylcobalamin Bound to Glutamate Mutase." Journal of the American Chemical Society, v 126 (6) 1598-1599.

Shiang, J. J., Yoder, L. M., and Sension, R. J. 2003 "Structure and Function in the Isolated Reaction Center Complex of Photosystem II. 2. Models for Energy Relaxation and Charge Separation in a Protein Matrix." Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v 107 (9) 2162-2169.


Sension, R. J., Wang, Z., Shoshana, O., Hou, B. and Ruhman, S. 2003 "Reexamining CTTS dynamics of Na- Probing the excited state and electron using multipulse pump-probe." Ultrafast Phenomena XIII , eds. R.J.D. Miller, M.M. Murnane, N.F. Scherer, and A. Weiner, pp. 462-464, Berlin: Springer-Verlag.


Yoder, L. M., Cole, A. G. and Sension, R. J. 2002 "Structure and Function in the Isolated Reaction Center Complex of Photosystem II: Energy and Charge Transfer Dynamics and Mechanism." Photosynthesis Research v 74 (3) 147-158.

Anderson, N.A., and Sension, R.J., 2002 "Solvent dependence of the Excited State Lifetime in 7-Dehydrocholesterol and Simple Polyenes." ACS Symposium Series 820, Liquid Dynamics: Experiment, Simulation, and Theory, ed. J.T. Fourkas, pp. 148-158, Washington DC: American Chemical Society.

Cole, A. G., Yoder, L. M., Shiang, J. J., Anderson, N. A., Walker II, L. A., Banaszak Holl, M. M., and Sension, R. J. 2002 "Time-resolved spectroscopic studies of B12 coenzymes: A comparison of the primary photolysis mechanism in methyl-, ethyl-, n-propyl- and 5'-deoxyadenosylcobalamin." Journal of the American Chemical Society, v 124 (3), 434-441.

Sension, R. J. 2002, "Review of Ultrafast Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy, M. D. Fayer, Editor" The Analyst.

Yoder, L. M., Cole, A. G., Walker II, L. A., and Sension, R. J. 2001 "Time-resolved spectroscopic studies of B12 coenzymes: Influence of solvent on the photolysis of adenosylcobalamin." Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v 105 (48), 12180-12188.

Sension, R.J., Cole, A.G., Anderson, N.A., and Shiang, J.J., 2001 "Direct Observation of Ultrafast Excited State Dynamics in Condensed Phase Photochemistry and Photobiology." Ultrafast Phenomena XII , eds. T. Elsaesser, S. Mukamel, M.M. Murnane and N.F. Scherer, pp. 648-650, Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Anderson, N.A., Durfee, C.G., III, Murnane, M.M., Kapteyn, H.C. and Sension, R.J., 2000 "The internal conversions of trans- and cis-1,3,5-hexatriene in cyclohexane solution studied with sub 50-fs UV pulses." Chemical Physics Letters, v 323(3-4) 365-371.
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