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Research Output 1985 2019

2019
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Correction: Surface heterogeneity and inhomogeneous broadening of vibrational line profiles

Taj, S., Baird, D., Rosu-Finsen, A. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 14 Oct 2019, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 21, 38, p. 21663-21664 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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profiles
25 Downloads (Pure)

Plasma modification of textiles: understanding the mechanisms involved

McCoustra, M. R. S. & Mather, R. R., 21 Aug 2019, In : Textile Progress. 50, 4, p. 185-229 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Textiles
Plasmas
Design of experiments
Artificial intelligence
Surface properties
38 Downloads (Pure)

Surface Science Investigations of Icy Mantle Growth on Interstellar Dust Grains in Cooling Environments

Marchione, D., Rosu-Finsen, A., Taj, S., Lasne, J., Abdulgalil, A. G. M., Thrower, J., Frankland, V., Collings, M. P. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 19 Sep 2019, In : ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. 3, 9, p. 1915-1931 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Dust
Earth mantle
dust
mantle
Cooling
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Three things you probably didn't know about amorphous solid water

McCoustra, M. R. S., 18 Aug 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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agglomeration
ice
water
temperature
2018
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A Fibre-Coupled UHV-Compatible Variable Angle Reflection-Absorption UV/Visible Spectrometer

Stubbing, J. W., Salter, T. L., Brown, W. A., Taj, S. & McCoustra, M. R. S., May 2018, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 89, 5, 054102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Myelinated Nerve Fibers
Refractometry
Ice
Vacuum
Stainless Steel
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Assigning a Structural Motif using Spontaneous Molecular Dipole Orientation in Thin Films

Roman, M., Dunn, A., Taj, S., Keolopile, Z. G., Rosu-Finsen, A., Gutowski, M., McCoustra, M. R. S., Cassidy, A. M. & Field, D., 14 Dec 2018, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 20, 46, p. 29038-29044 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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formates
dimers
dipoles
thin films
predictions
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Efficient defluoridation of water by Monetite nanorods

Shen, J., Evangelista, M. F., Mkongo, G., Wen, H., Langford, R., Rosair, G. M., McCoustra, M. R. S. & Arrighi, V., Feb 2018, In : Adsorption. 24, 2, p. 135-145 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Nanorods
Fluorides
Water
Adsorption
Adsorbents

Impact of Oxygen Chemistry on Model Interstellar Grain Surfaces

Rosu-Finsen, A. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 28 Feb 2018, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 20, 8, p. 5368-5376 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxygen
Enthalpy
Silicon Dioxide
Water
Desorption
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Laboratory Studies of Thermal and Non-thermal Processes in and on Growing Icy Grain Mantles: Peeling an Icy Onion...

Marchione, D., Rosu-Finsen, A., Abdulgalil, A. G. M., Thrower, J., Frankland, V., Collings, M. P. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 25 Jun 2018, p. 11. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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mantle
desorption
ice
agglomeration
ionization
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Non-linear and Non-local Behaviour in Spontaneously Electrical Solids

Roman, M., Taj, S., Gutowski, M., McCoustra, M. R. S., Dunn, A., Keolopile, Z. G., Rosu-Finsen, A., Cassidy, A. M. & Field, D., 14 Feb 2018, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 20, 7, p. 5112-5116 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dipoles
temperature
discontinuity
formates
bears
2017
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A Review of recent Progress in understanding the spontelectric State of Matter

Plekan, O., Rosu-Finsen, A., Cassidy, A. M., Lasne, J., McCoustra, M. R. S. & Field, D., 20 Jun 2017, In : European Physical Journal D. 71, 6, 8 p., 162.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

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electron beams
electric fields
nitrous oxides
shift
formates
23 Downloads (Pure)

Bright Lights: Big Experiments! A Public Engagement Activity for International Year of Light

Downie, J. D., Morton, J. A. S. & McCoustra, M. R. S., Jan 2017, In : Physics Education. 52, 1, 9 p., 015005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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experiment
pupil
video
school
science
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Cosmic Rays, Electrons and Photons… A Common Foundation

McCoustra, M. R. S., 20 Jan 2017, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

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Hydrogen production
Ether
Methanol
Desorption
Electrons
12 Downloads (Pure)

Electron-Promoted Desorption from Water Ice Surfaces: Neutral Gas-Phase Products

Abdulgalil, A. G. M., Rosu-Finsen, A., Marchione, D., Thrower, J., Collings, M. P. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 15 Jun 2017, In : ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. 1, 4, p. 209-215 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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neutral gases
ice
desorption
vapor phases
products
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Gas – Grain Interactions: A Surface Science Tutorial

McCoustra, M. R. S., 26 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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File
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Molecular Hydrogen Production from Amorphous Solid Water during Low Energy Electron Irradiation

Gadallah, K., Marchione, D., Koehler, S. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 28 Jan 2017, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 19, 4, p. 3349-3357 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Hydrogen
Electrons
Water
Vacuum
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Peeling an Icy Onion... What Recent Experiments May Tell Us About the Structure and Evolution of Icy Dust Grains

McCoustra, M. R. S., Rosu-Finsen, A., Marchione, D., Abdulgalil, A. G. M., Frankland, V., Thrower, J., Collings, M. P. & Gadallah, K., 14 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Peeling an Icy Onion... What Recent Experiments May Tell Us About the Structure and Evolution of Icy Dust Grains

McCoustra, M. R. S., Rosu-Finsen, A., Marchione, D., Abdulgalil, A. G. M., Frankland, V., Thrower, J., Collings, M. P. & Gadallah, K., 22 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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File
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Surface heterogeneity and inhomogeneous broadening of vibrational line profiles

Taj, S., Baird, D., Rosu-Finsen, A. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 21 Mar 2017, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 19, 11, p. 7990-7995 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Carbon Monoxide
Silicon Dioxide
Molecules
Temperature programmed desorption
Absorption spectroscopy

Surface Heterogeneity and Inhomogeneous Broadening of Vibrational Line Profiles

Baird, D., Taj, S., Frankland, V., Collings, M. P. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 13 Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Surface Heterogeneity and Inhomogeneous Broadening of Vibrational Line Profiles

Taj, S., Baird, D., Rosu-Finsen, A. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 3 Nov 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Carbon Monoxide
Temperature programmed desorption
Silicon Dioxide
Methanol
Infrared spectroscopy
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Wannier-Mott Excitons in Nanoscale Molecular Ices

Chen, Y-J., Muñoz Caro, G., Aparicio, S., Jiménez-Escobar, A., Lasne, J., Rosu-Finsen, A., McCoustra, M. R. S., Cassidy, A. M. & Field, D., 13 Oct 2017, In : Physical Review Letters. 119, 15, 157703.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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carbon monoxide
ice
excitons
permittivity
temperature
2016
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Characterisation of Silica and Silicate Nanoparticulate Films using Surface Science Methodologies

Baird, D., Taj, S., Rosu-Finsen, A., Frankland, V., Collings, M. P. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 21 Aug 2016, Abstracts of the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. American Chemical Society, COLL75

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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silicates
methodology
silicon dioxide
nanoparticles
desorption
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Dipole-Oriented Molecular Solids Can Undergo a Phase Change and Still Maintain Electrical Polarization

Cassidy, A., Jørgensen, M. R. V., Rosu-Finsen, A., Lasne, J., Jørgensen, J. H., Glavic, A., Lauter, V., Iversen, B. B., McCoustra, M. R. S. & Field, D., 27 Oct 2016, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 120, 42, p. 24130-24136 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Nitrous Oxide
Polarization
dipoles
nitrous oxides
polarization

Effect of Humic Substances Aggregation on the Determination of Fluoride in Water Using An Ion Selective Electrode

Shen, J., Gagliardi, S., McCoustra, M. R. S. & Arrighi, V., Sep 2016, In : Chemosphere. 159, p. 66–71 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ion-Selective Electrodes
Humic Substances
Fluorides
Water
Water Quality
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Efficient Electron-promoted Desorption of Benzene from Water Ice Surfaces

Marchione, D., Thrower, J. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 7 Feb 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 18, 5, p. 4026-4034 9 p., CP-ART-10-2015-006537.R1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ice
Benzene
Desorption
Electrons
Water
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Electrons, Excitons and Hydrogen Bonding: Electron-promoted Desorption from Molecular Ice Surfaces

Marchione, D. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 21 Nov 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 18, 43, p. 29747-29755 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ice
Desorption
Hydrogen bonds
Electrons
Atoms
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Enabling Star Formation via Spontaneous Molecular Dipole Orientation in Icy Solids

Rosu-Finsen, A., Lasne, J., Cassidy, A., McCoustra, M. R. S. & Field, D., 20 Nov 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 832, 1, 6 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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stellar cores
star formation
dipoles
gravitational collapse
life (durability)
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Non-covalent Interaction of Benzene with Methanol and Diethyl Ether Solid Surfaces

Marchione, D. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 14 Aug 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 18, 30, p. 20790-20801 12 p., CP-ART-03-2016-001787.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Benzene
Ether
Methanol
Ice
Temperature programmed desorption
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Peeling the Astronomical Onion

Rosu-Finsen, A., Marchione, D., Salter, T. L., Stubbing, J. W., Brown, W. A. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 14 Dec 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 18, 46, p. 31930-31935 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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peeling
ice
water
astrophysics
silicon dioxide
52 Downloads (Pure)

Photoactive and metal-free polyamide-based polymers for water and wastewater treatment under visible light irradiation

Shen, J., Steinbach, R., Tobin, J., Nakata, M. M., Bower, M., McCoustra, M. R. S., Bridle, H., Arrighi, V. & Vilela, F., 15 Sep 2016, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 193, p. 226-233 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Nylons
Water treatment
Wastewater treatment
Polymers
Metals
31 Downloads (Pure)

Photodesorption and Physical Properties of CO Ice as a Function of Temperature

Muñoz Caro, G., Chen, A., Aparicio, S., Jiménez-Escobar, A., Rosu-Finsen, A., Lasne, J. & McCoustra, M. R. S., May 2016, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 589, 7 p., A19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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physical property
ice
temperature
desorption
spectroscopy

Plasma Modification of Technical Textiles

McCoustra, M. R. S. & Mather, R. R., 14 Apr 2016

Research output: Other contribution

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Spontaneous Polarization of Solid CO on Water Ices and Some Astrophysical Implications

Rosu-Finsen, A., Lasne, J., Cassidy, A., McCoustra, M. R. S. & Field, D., 21 Feb 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 18, 7, p. 5159-5171 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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astrophysics
ice
polarization
water
star formation
12 Downloads (Pure)

Surface Science Investigations of Physics and Chemistry at Icy Interfaces

Rosu-Finsen, A., Marchione, D., Abdulgalil, A. G. M., Thrower, J., Collings, M. P. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 24 Aug 2016, Abstracts of the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. American Chemical Society, PHYS 273

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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chemistry
physics
water
ice
desorption
2015
13 Downloads (Pure)

Dipole Aligned Solids - A Metastable Phase of Molecular Materials

Rosu-Finsen, A., Lasne, J., Cassidy, A., Field, D. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 19 Oct 2015, 62nd International Symposium of the American Vacuum Society. TF+AS+SS-MoM2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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dipoles
electric fields
water
thin films
carbon monoxide
29 Downloads (Pure)

Electronic Excitation Transport in Ices: A Key Role for Hydrogen Bonding

Marchione, D., Abdulgalil, A. G. M., Collings, M. P. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 21 Oct 2015, 62nd International Symposium of the American Vacuum Society. SS+AS-WeA2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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ice
hydrogen
electronics
excitation
desorption
98 Downloads (Pure)

Laboratory surface astrochemistry experiments

Frankland, V., Rosu-Finsen, A., Lasne, J., Collings, M. P. & McCoustra, M. R. S., May 2015, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 86, 5, 055103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Dust
Atomic beams
Molecules
dust
vacuum apparatus
153 Downloads (Pure)

Probing model interstellar grain surfaces with small molecules

Collings, M. P., Frankland, V., Lasne, J., Marchione, D., Rosu-Finsen, A. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 449, 2, p. 1826-1833 8 p., MN-14-3520-MJ.R1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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molecules
silicon dioxide
desorption
kinetics
carbon monoxide
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Spontaneous electric fields in solid carbon monoxide

Lasne, J., Rosu-Finsen, A., Cassidy, A., McCoustra, M. R. S. & Field, D., 28 Nov 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 17, 44, p. 30177-30187 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Carbon Monoxide
Ice
Longitudinal Studies
Spectrum Analysis
Temperature
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Spontaneously electrical solids in a new light

Lasne, J., Rosu-Finsen, A., Cassidy, A., McCoustra, M. R. S. & Field, D., 28 Aug 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 17, 32, p. 20971-20980

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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nitrous oxides
Stark effect
absorption spectroscopy
infrared spectroscopy
electrical properties
2014

General Discussion: Astrochemistry of Dust, Ice and Gas

Kamp, I., Jager, C., Rab, C., Plane, J., Jones, A., van der Tak, F., Loppolo, S., Pontoppidan, K., Zacharias, H., van Dishoeck, E., Linnartz, H., Arumainayagam, C., Kaiser, R., Dulieu, F., McGregor, J., Rawlings, J., Mason, N., McCoustra, M. R. S., Oba, Y., Vidali, G. & 6 others, Doronin, M., Congiu, E., Fillion, J-H., Herbst, E., Watanabe, N. & Hornekaer, L., 2014, In : Faraday Discussions. 168, p. 423-448

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

General Discussion: Astrochemistry of Dust, Ice and Gas

Dulieu, F., van Dishoeck, E., Meuwly, M., Kaiser, R., Kamp, I., Semenov, D., Pontoppidan, K., Millar, T., van der Tak, F., Bergin, E., Herbst, E., Jones, A., Kama, M., Garrod, R., Linnartz, H., Walsh, C., Heays, A., Hornekaer, L., Heard, D., Schram, D. & 13 others, Fukushima, K., McCoustra, M. R. S., Price, S., Hickson, K., Ligterink, N., Guzman Veloso, V., Oberg, K., Guzman-Ramirez, L., Ellinger, Y., Cuppen, H., Fayolle, E., Fillion, J-H. & Rawlings, J., 2014, In : Faraday Discussions. 168, p. 129-149

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

General Discussion: Astrochemistry of Dust, Ice and Gas

Kuppen, H., Oba, Y., Congiu, E., Dulieu, F., Kaiser, R., Price, S., Meuwly, M., Hama, T., Minissale, M., Loppolo, S., McCoustra, M. R. S., Zins, E-L., Garrod, R., Watanabe, N., Herbst, E., Heard, D., Schram, D., Zacharias, H., Vidali, G., McGregor, J. & 18 others, Linnartz, H., Lamberts, T., Rawlings, J., Arumainayagam, C., Woods, P., Kamp, I., Mason, N., Meijer, A., Hornekaer, L., Jones, A., Mate, B., Rimola, A., Fukushima, K., Ellinger, Y., Drozdovskaya, M., Jager, C., Fillion, J-H. & Heays, A., 2014, In : Faraday Discussions. 168, p. 571-615

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

General Discussion: Nanoscale and Bio-imaging

Chapman, H., Chergui, M., McCoustra, M., van Thor, J., Underwood, J., Woerner, M., Bressler, C., Smolentsev, G., Kuepper, J. & Jacobsen, C., 2014, In : Faraday Discussions. 171, p. 419-427 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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Investigations into the nature of spontelectrics: nitrous oxide diluted in xenon

Cassidy, A., Plekan, O., Dunger, J., Balog, R., Jones, N., Lasne, J., Rosu-Finsen, A., McCoustra, M. R. S. & Field, D., 15 Oct 2014, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 16, 43, p. 23843-23853 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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nitrous oxides
xenon
dipoles
dilution
solid state physics

Non-thermal desorption from icy grain mantles: Is hydrogen bonding important?

Collings, M. P. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 16 Mar 2014, In : Abstracts of Papers: American Chemical Society Meetings. 247, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

The interaction of carbon monoxide with model astrophysical surfaces

Collings, M. P., Dever, J. W. & McCoustra, M. R. S., 2014, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 16, 8, p. 3479-3492 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Cosmic Dust
Spectrum Analysis
Gases
Vacuum