Ultra Publications
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2019

Adaptive band target entropy minimization: Optimization for the decomposition of spatially offset Raman spectra of bone
JH Churchwell, K Sowoidnich, O Chan, AE Goodship, AW Parker and P Matousek, J. Raman Spectrosc.
DOI: 10.1002/jrs.5749


Picosecond to millisecond tracking of a photocatalytic decarboxylation reaction provides direct mechanistic insights
A Bhattacherjee, M Sneha, L Lewis-Borrell, O Tau, IP Clark and AJ Orr-Ewing, Nat. Commun.
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-13154-w


Insight into the mechanism of CO-release from trypto-CORM using ultra-fast spectroscopy and computational chemistry
BJ Aucott, JB Eastwood, LA Hammarback, IP Clark, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, IJS Fairlamb and JM Lynam, Dalton Trans.
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT03343B


Site-Specific Protein Dynamics Probed by Ultrafast Infrared Spectroscopy of a Noncanonical Amino Acid
CR Hall, J Tolentino Collado, JN Iuliano, AA Gil, K Adamczyk, A Lukacs, GM Greetham, I Sazanovich, PJ Tonge, SR Meech, J. Phys. Chem. B
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b09425


An Ultrafast Vibrational Study of Dynamical Heterogeneity in the Protic Ionic Liquid Ethyl-Ammonium Nitrate
C Johnson, AW Parker, PM Donaldson and S Garrett-Roe, ChemRxiv
DOI: PDF


Kerr gated Raman spectroscopy of LiPF6 salt and LiPF6-based organic carbonate electrolyte for Li-ion batteries
L Cabo-Fernandeza, AR Neale, F Bragaa, IV Sazanovich, R Kosteckic and LJ Hardwick, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
DOI: 10.1039/C9CP02430A


Photochemical or electrochemical bond breaking – exploring the chemistry of (μ2-alkyne)Co2(CO)6 complexes using time-resolved infrared spectroscopy, spectro-electrochemical and density functional methods
JC Manton, FJR Cerpentier, EC Harvey, IP Clark, GM Greetham, C Long and MT Pryce, Dalton Trans.
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT03006A


Ultrafast Light-Driven Electron Transfer in a Ru(II)tris(bipyridine)-Labeled Multiheme Cytochrome
JH. van Wonderen, CR Hall, X Jiang, K Adamczyk, A Carof, I Heisler, SEH Piper, TA Clarke, NJ Watmough, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, SR Meech, J Blumberger and JN Butt, J. Am. Chem. Soc.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b06858


Monitoring the Formation and Reactivity of Organometallic Alkane and Fluoroalkane Complexes with Silanes and Xe Using Time-Resolved X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy
SA Bartlett, NA Besley, AJ Dent, S Diaz-Moreno, J Evans, ML Hamilton, MWD Hanson-Heine, R Horvath, V Manici, Xue-Zhong Sun, M Towrie, L Wu, X Zhang and MW George, J. Am. Chem. Soc.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b13848


Assembly, charge-transfer and solar cell performance with porphyrin-C60 on NiO for p-type dye-sensitized solar cells
E Benazzi, GH Summers, FA Black, IV Sazanovich, IP Clark and EA Gibson, Philos. T. R. Soc. A
DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2018.0338


Monitoring Base Specific Dynamics during Melting of DNA-Ligand Complexes Using Temperature-Jump Time-Resolved Infrared Spectroscopy
R Fritzsch, GM Greetham, IP Clark, L Minnes, M Towrie, AW Parker and NT Hunt, J. Phys. Chem. B
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b04354


In situ study of the low overpotential “dimer pathway” for electrocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction by manganese carbonyl complexes
G Neri, PM Donaldson and AJ Cowan, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
DOI: 10.1039/C9CP00504H


Measuring proteins in H2O with 2D-IR spectroscopy
S Hume, G Hithell,a GM Greetham, PM Donaldson, M Towrie, AW Parker, MJ Baker and NT Hunt, Chem. Sci.
DOI: 10.1039/C9SC01590F


Shifted Excitation Raman Difference Spectroscopy with Charge-Shifting CCD Lock-In Detection
K Sowoidnich, M Towrie, M Maiwald, B Sumpf, and P Matousek, Appl. Spectrosc.
DOI: 10.1177/0003702819859352


The importance of microstructure in determining polaron generation yield in poly(9,9-dioctylfluorene)
NJ Cheetham, M Ortiz, A Perevedentsev, L-I Dion-Bertrand, GM Greetham, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, AW Parker, J Nelson, C Silva, DDC Bradley, SC Hayes and PN Stavrinou, Chem. Mater.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01256


Lock-in detection in Raman spectroscopy with charge-shifting CCD for suppression of fast varying backgrounds
K Sowoidnich, M Towrie, and P Matousek, J. Raman Spectrosc
DOI: 10.1002/jrs.5597


Anion-Mediated Photophysical Behavior in a C60 Fullerene [3]Rotaxane Shuttle
TA Barendt, I Rašovi, MA Lebedeva, GA Farrow, A Auty, D Chekulaev, I V. Sazanovich, JA Weinstein, K Porfyrakis, and PD Beer, J. Am. Chem. Soc
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b12819


Spectro-electrochemical Studies on [Ru(TAP)(2)(dppz)](2+)-Insights into the Mechanism of its Photosensitized Oxidation of Oligonucleotides
PM Keane, J Tory, M Towrie, IV Sazanovich, CJ Cardin, SJ Quinn, F Hartl, JM Kelly, and C Long, Inorg. Chem.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b02859


Two Tryptophans Are Better Than One in Accelerating Electron Flow through a Protein
K Takematsu, HR Williamson, P Nikolovski, JT Kaiser, Y Sheng, P Pospisil, M Towrie, J Heyda, D Hollas, S Zalis, HB Gray, A Vlcek, and JR Winkler, ACS Central Science
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00882


Photoelectrocatalytic H2 evolution from integrated photocatalysts adsorbed on NiO
N Poldme, L O'Reilly, I Fletcher, J Portoles, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, C Long, JG Vos, MT Price, EA Gibson, Chem. Sci.
DOI: 10.1039/c8sc02575d


2018

Detection of catalytic intermediates at an electrode surface during carbon dioxide reduction by an earth-abundant catalyst
G Neri, JJ Walsh, G Teobaldi, PM Donaldson, and AJ Cowan, Nat. Catal.
DOI: 10.1038/s41929-018-0169-3


Mapping out the key carbon-carbon bond-forming steps in Mn-catalysed C-H functionalization
LA Hammarback, IP Clark, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, A Robinson, F Clarke, S Meyer, IJS Fairlamb, and JM Lynam, Nat. Catal.
DOI: 10.1038/s41929-018-0145-y


Spironaphthoxazine switchable dyes for biological imaging
Y Xiong, A Vargas Jentzsch, JWM Osterrieth, E Sezgin, IV Sazanovich, K Reglinski, S Galiani, AW Parker, C Eggeling, and HL Anderson, Chem. Sci.
DOI: 10.1039/C8SC00130H


Influence of charge transfer on the isomerisation of stilbene derivatives for application in cancer therapy
N Holzmann, L Bernasconi, RH Bisby, and AW Parker, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys
DOI: 10.1039/c8cp05375h


Rapid photoinduced charge injection into covalent polyoxometalate-bodipy conjugates
FA Black, A Jacquart, G Toupalas, S Alves, A Proust, IP Clark, EA Gibson, and G Izzet, Chem. Sci.
DOI: 10.1039/C8SC00862K


Infrared spectroscopy reveals multi-step multi-timescale photoactivation in the photoconvertible protein archetype dronpa
SP Laptenok, AA Gil, CR Hall, A Lukacs, JN Iuliano, GA Jones, GM Greetham, P Donaldson, A Miyawaki, PJ Tonge, and SR Meech, Nat. Chem.
DOI: 10.1038/s41557-018-0073-0


Vibrational Relaxation and Redistribution Dynamics in Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl-Based Charge-Transfer Excited States: A Combined Ultrafast Electronic and Infrared Absorption Study
AM Brown, CE McCusker, MC Carey, AM Blanco-Rodriguez, M Towrie, IP Clark, A Vlcek, and JK McCusker, J. Phys. Chem. A
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b06197


Photophysical and electrochemical properties of [Re(CO)3Cl(NN)] (NN = dppp3, dppp2, dppp2Br) complexes functionalised with pendant pyridyl ligands
PA Summers, BS Adams, N Ibrahim, KEA Reynolds, KL Fow, ES Davies, M Towrie, and MW George, Vib. Spectrosc.
DOI: 10.1016/j.vibspec.2018.08.011


Transient absorption and time-resolved vibrational studies of photophysical and photochemical processes in DNA-intercalating polypyridyl metal complexes or cationic porphyrins
PM Keane and JM Kelly, Coordin. Chem. Rev.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2018.02.018


Laser-matter interactions in additive manufacturing of SS316L and 13-93 bioactive glass revealed by in situ X-ray imaging
CLA Leung, S Marussi, M Towrie, J del Val Garcia, RC Atwood, AJ Bodey, JR Jones, PJ Withers, and PD Lee, Addit. Manuf.
DOI: 10.1016/j.addma.2018.08.025


Front Cover: Photochemical Mechanism of an Atypical Algal Phytochrome
U Choudry, DJ Heyes, SJO Hardman, M Sakuma, IV Sazanovich, J Woodhouse, E De La Mora, MN Pedersen, M Wulff, M Weik, G Schiro, and NS Scrutton, ChemBioChem
DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201800204


A combined time-resolved infrared and density functional theory study of the lowest excited states of 9-fluorenone and 2-naphthaldehyde
MWD Hanson-Heine, JA Calladine, J Yang, M Towrie, R Horvath, NA Besley, and MW George, Chem. Phys.
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2018.04.014


In situ X-ray imaging of defect and molten pool dynamics in laser additive manufacturing
CLA Leung, S Marussi, RC Atwood, M Towrie, PJ Withers, and PD Lee, Nat. Commun.
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03734-7


Investigating the role of the organic cation in formamidinium lead iodide perovskite using ultrafast spectroscopy
V Taylor, D Tiwari, M Duchi, PM Donaldson, IP Clark, DJ Fermin, and TAA Oliver, J. Phys. Chem. Lett.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b03296


Rapid screening of DNA-ligand complexes via 2D-IR spectroscopy and ANOVA-PCA
R Fritzsch, PM Donaldson, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AW Parker, MJ Baker, and NT Hunt, Anal. Chem.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b04727


Probing the carbon-hydrogen activation of alkanes following photolysis of Tp'Rh(CNR)(carbodiimide): A computational and time-resolved infrared spectroscopic study
J Guan, A Wriglesworth, XZ Sun, EN Brothers, SD Zaric, ME Evans, WD Jones, M Towrie, MB Hall, and MW George, J. Am. Chem. Soc
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b12152


Charge transfer in trans-combretastatins
N Holzmann, L Bernasconi, KM Callaghan, RH Bisby, and AW Parker, Chem. Phys. Lett.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2017.12.028


Variation in LOV photoreceptor activation dynamics probed by time resolved infrared spectroscopy
JN Iuliano, AA Gil, SP Laptenok, CR Hall, J Tolentino Collado, A Lukacs, SA Hag Ahmed, J Abyad, T Daryaee, GM Greetham, IV Sazanovich, B Illarionov, A Bacher, M Fischer, M Towrie, JB French, SR Meech, and PJ Tonge, Biochemistry
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b01040


A 100 kHz pulse shaping 2D-IR spectrometer based on dual Yb:KGW amplifiers
PM Donaldson, GM Greetham, DJ Shaw, AW Parker, and M Towrie, J. Phys. Chem. A
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b10259


Anion mediated photophysical behavior in a C60 fullerene [3]rotaxane shuttle
TA Barendt, I Rasovic, MA Lebedeva, GA Farrow, A Auty, D Chekulaev, IV Sazanovich, JA Weinstein, K Porfyrakis, and PD Beer, J. Am. Chem. Soc.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b12819


Effect of oligomer length on vibrational coupling and energy relaxation in double-stranded DNA
G Hithell, PM Donaldson, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AW Parker, GA Burley, and NT Hunt, Chem. Phys.
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2017.12.010


Ultrafast Wiggling and Jiggling: Ir2(1,8-diisocyanomenthane)42+
M Pižl, BM Hunter, GM Greetham, M Towrie, S Záliš, HB. Gray, and A Vlcek, J. Phys. Chem. A
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b10215


2017

Spatially offset Raman spectroscopy for photon migration studies in bones with different mineralization levels
K Sowoidnich, JH Churchwell, K Buckley, AE Goodship, AW Parker, and P Matousek, Analyst
DOI: 10.1039/C7AN00408G


Examining the role of protein structural dynamics in drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
DJ Shaw, RE Hill, N Simpson, FS Husseini, K Robb, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AW Parker, D Robinson, JD Hirst, PA Hoskisson, and NT Hunt, Chem. Sci.
DOI: 10.1039/C7SC03336B


Exploring the Dynamics of the Photoinduced Ring-Opening of Heterocyclic Molecules
MNR Ashfold, M Bain, CS Hansen, RA Ingle, TNV Karsili, B Marchetti, and D Murdock, J. Phys. Chem. Lett.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b01219


Taking the plunge: chemical reaction dynamics in liquids
AJ Orr-Ewing, Chem. Soc. Rev.
DOI: 10.1039/C7CS00331E


Engineering proximal vs. distal heme-NO coordination via dinitrosyl dynamics: implications for NO sensor design
D Kekilli, CA Petersen, DA Pixton, DD Ghafoor, GH Abdullah, FSN Dworkowski, MT Wilson, DJ Heyes, SJO Hardman, LM Murphy, RW Strange, NS Scrutton, CR Andrew, and MA Hough, Chem. Sci.
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC04190F


Photochemically active DNA-intercalating ruthenium and related complexes - insights by combining crystallography and transient spectroscopy
CJ Cardin, JM Kelly, and SJ Quinn, Chem. Sci.
DOI: 10.1039/C7SC01070B


Directing the path of light-induced electron transfer at a molecular fork using vibrational excitation
M Delor, SA Archer, T Keane, AJHM Meijer, IV Sazanovich, GM Greetham, M Towrie, and JA Weinstein, Nat. Chem.
DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2793


Electronic Delocalization in the Radical Cations of Porphyrin Oligomer Molecular Wires
MD Peeks, CE Tait, P Neuhaus, GM Fischer, M Hoffmann, R Haver, A Cnossen, JR Harmer, CR Timmel, and HL Anderson, J. Am. Chem. Soc.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05386


The Role of Electrode-Catalyst Interactions in Enabling Efficient CO2 Reduction with Mo(bpy)(CO)4 As Revealed by Vibrational Sum-Frequency Generation Spectroscopy
G Neri, PM Donaldson, and AJ Cowan, J. Am. Chem. Soc.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06898


Femtosecond to microsecond observation of the photochemical reaction of 1,2-di(quinolin-2-yl)disulfide with methyl methacrylate
D Koyama, PM Donaldson, and AJ Orr-Ewing, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
DOI: 10.1039/C7CP01784G


Directly Coupled vs. Spectator Linkers on Diimine Pt(II) Acetylides - Change the Structure, Keep the Function?
S Archer, T Keane, M Delor, E Bevon, A Auty, D Chekulaev, I Sazanovich, M Towrie, A Meijer, and J Weinstein, Chem. - A Eur. J.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201703989


Quantifying Secondary Structure Changes in Calmodulin Using 2D-IR Spectroscopy
L Minnes, DJ Shaw, BP Cossins, PM Donaldson, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AW Parker, MJ Baker, AJ Henry, RJ Taylor, and NT Hunt, Anal. Chem.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02610


Inosine Can Increase DNA's Susceptibility to Photo-oxidation by a Ru II Complex due to Structural Change in the Minor Groove
PM Keane, JP Hall, FE Poynton, BC Poulsen, SP Gurung, IP Clark, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, T Gunnlaugsson, SJ Quinn, CJ Cardin, and JM Kelly, Chem. - A Eur. J.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201701447


Photoactivation of the BLUF protein PixD Probed by the Site-Specific Incorporation of Fluorotyrosine Residues
AA Gil, SP Laptenok, JN Iuliano, A Lukacs, A Verma, CR Hall, E Yoon, R Brust, GM Greetham, M Towrie, JB French, SR Meech, and PJ Tonge, J. Am. Chem. Soc.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b07849


Photoaquation Mechanism of Hexacyanoferrate(II) Ions: Ultrafast 2D UV and Transient Visible and IR Spectroscopies
M Reinhard, G Aubock, NA Besley, IP Clark, GM Greetham, MWD Hanson-Heine, R Horvath, TS Murphy, TJ Penfold, M Towrie, MW George, and M Chergui, J. Am. Chem. Soc.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02769


Ultrafast 2D-IR and optical Kerr effect spectroscopy reveal the impact of duplex melting on the structural dynamics of DNA
G Hithell, M Gonzalez-Jimenez, GM Greetham, PM Donaldson, M Towrie, AW Parker, GA Burley, K Wynne, and NT Hunt, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
DOI: 10.1039/C7CP00054E


Oxygen Mapping of Melanoma Spheroids using Small Molecule Platinum Probe and Phosphorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy
A Raza, HE Colley, E Baggaley, IV Sazanovich, NH Green, JA Weinstein, SW Botchway, S MacNeil, and JW Haycock, Sci. Rep.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-11153-9


Increasing p-type dye sensitised solar cell photovoltages using polyoxometalates
H El Moll, FA Black, CJ Wood, A Al-Yasari, A Reddy Marri, IV Sazanovich, EA Gibson, and J Fielden, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
DOI: 10.1039/C7CP01558E


Integrating Optical Tweezers, DNA Tightropes, and Single-Molecule Fluorescence Imaging
J Wang, JT Barnett, MR Pollard, and NM Kad, Methods Enzymol.
DOI: 10.1016/bs.mie.2016.08.003


Investigating interfacial electron transfer in dye-sensitized NiO using vibrational spectroscopy
FA Black, CA Clark, GH Summers, IP Clark, M Towrie, T Penfold, MW George, and EA Gibson, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
DOI: 10.1039/C6CP05712H


Probing the use of long lived intra-ligand π–π* excited states for photocatalytic systems: A study of the photophysics and photochemistry of [ReCl(CO)3(dppz-(CH3)2)]
PA Summers, JA Calladine, N Ibrahim, KP Kusumo, CA Clark, X-Z Sun, ML Hamilton, M Towrie, J McMaster, M Schroder, and MW George, Polyhedron
DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2016.11.005


2D-IR Spectroscopy Shows that Optimized DNA Minor Groove Binding of Hoechst33258 Follows an Induced Fit Model
LAI Ramakers, G Hithell, JJ May, GM Greetham, PM Donaldson, M Towrie, AW Parker, GA Burley, and NT Hunt, J. Phys. Chem. B
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b00345


Excited-State Properties of Protochlorophyllide Analogues and Implications for Light-Driven Synthesis of Chlorophyll
DJ Heyes, SJO Hardman, D Mansell, A Ni Cheallaigh, JM Gardiner, LO Johannissen, GM Greetham, M Towrie, and NS Scrutton, J. Phys. Chem. B
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b00528


Charge-transfer dynamics at the dye-semiconductor interface of photocathodes for solar energy applications
FA Black, CJ Wood, S Ngwerume, GH Summers, IP Clark, M Towrie, JE Camp, and EA Gibson, Faraday Discuss.
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00228E


Femtosecond to Millisecond Dynamics of Light Induced Allostery in the Avena sativa LOV Domain
AA Gil, SP Laptenok, JB French, JN Iuliano, A Lukacs, CR Hall, IV Sazanovich, GM Greetham, A Bacher, B Illarionov, M Fischer, PJ Tonge, and SR Meech, J. Phys. Chem. B
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b00088


Frontispiece: Metal Complexes for Two-Photon Photodynamic Therapy: A Cyclometallated Iridium Complex Induces Two-Photon Photosensitization of Cancer Cells under Near-IR Light
LK McKenzie, IV Sazanovich, E Baggaley, M Bonneau, V Guerchais, JAG Williams, JA Weinstein, and HE Bryant, Chem. - A Eur. J.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201780262


2016

Stabilising the lowest energy charge-separated state in a {metal chromophore - fullerene} assembly: a tuneable panchromatic absorbing donor-acceptor triad
MA Lebedeva, TW Chamberlain, PA Scattergood, M Delor, IV Sazanovich, ES Davies, M Suyetin, E Besley, M Schröder, JA Weinstein, and AN Khlobystov, Chem. Sci.
DOI: 10.1039/c5sc04271b


Computing infrared spectra of proteins using the exciton model
FS Husseini, D Robinson, NT Hunt, AW Parker, and JD Hirst, J. Comput. Chem.
DOI: 10.1002/jcc.24674


Photoinduced energy- and electron-transfer from a photoactive coordination cage to bound guests
JR Piper, L Cletheroe, CGP Taylor, A Metherell, J Weinstein, IV Sazanovich, and MD Ward, Chem. Commun., vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 408-411
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC09298E


Photochemistry of framework-supported M(diimine)(CO)3X complexes in three-dimensional lithium carboxylate metal-organic frameworks: monitoring the effect of framework cations
TJ Reade, TS Murphy, JA Calladine, R Horvath, IP Clark, GM Greetham, M Towrie, W Lewis, MW George, and NR Champness, Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. A, vol. 375, no. 2084, pp. 20160033
DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2016.0033


Probing photochemically and thermally induced isomerization reactions in α-pyrone
D Murdock, IP Clark, and MNR Ashfold, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 120, pp. 7249-7254
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.6b06396


Long-range vibrational dynamics are directed by Watson-Crick base pairing in duplex DNA
G Hithell, DJ Shaw, PM Donaldson, GM Greetham, M Towrie, GA Burley, AW Parker, and NT Hunt, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 120. no. 17, pp. 4009-4018
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b02112


Can aliphatic anchoring groups be utilised with dyes for p-type dye sensitized solar cells?
Y Hao, CJ Wood, C Clark, J Calladine, R Horvath, M Hanson-Heine, X-Z Sun, IP Clark, M Towrie, MW George, X Yang, L Sun, and E Gibson, Dalt. Trans., vol. 45, no. 18, pp. 7708-7719
DOI: 10.1039/C6DT00146G


Photodynamic killing of cancer cells by a Platinum(II) complex with cyclometallating ligand
RE Doherty, IV Sazanovich, LK McKenzie, AS Stasheuski, R Coyle, E Baggaley, S Bottomley, JA Weinstein, and HE Bryant, Sci. Rep., vol. 6, p. 22668
DOI: 10.1038/srep22668


A 100 kHz time-resolved multiple-probe femtosecond to second infrared absorption spectrometer
GM Greetham, PM Donaldson, C Nation, IV Sazanovich, IP Clark, DJ Shaw, AW Parker, and M Towrie, Appl. Spectrosc., vol. 70, no. 4, pp. 645-653
DOI: 10.1177/0003702816631302


Long-lived excited state dynamics of i-motif structures probed by time-resolved infrared spectroscopy
PM Keane, SP Gurung, FR Baptista, SJ Devereux, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, JA Braizer, CC Cardin, JM Kelly, and SJ Quinn, ChemPhysChem, vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 1281-1287
DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201501183


Direct observation by time-resolved infrared spectroscopy of the bright and the dark excited states of the [Ru(phen)2(dppz)]2+ light-switch compound in solution and when bound to DNA
FE Poynton, JP Hall, PM Keane, C Schwarz, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, T Gunnlaugsson, CJ Cardin, DJ Cardin, SJ Quinn, C Long, and JM Kelly, Chem. Sci., vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 3075-3018
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC04514B


Broadband near-field infrared spectromicroscopy using photothermal probes and synchrotron radiation
PM Donaldson, CS Kelley, MD Frogley, J Filik, K Wehbe, and G Cinque, Opt. Express, vol. 24, no. 3, p. 1852
DOI: 10.1364/OE.24.001852


Contrasting ring-opening propensities in UV-excited α-pyrone and coumarin
D Murdock, RA Ingle, IV Sazanovich, IP Clark, Y Harabuchi, T Taketsugu, S Maeda, AJ Orr-Ewing, and MNR Ashfold, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 2629-2638
DOI: 10.1039/C5CP06597F


Mechanism of the AppABLUF photocycle probed by site-specific incorporation of fluorotyrosine residues: Effect of the Y21 pKa on the forward and reverse ground-state reactions
AA Gil, A Haigney, SP Laptenok, R Brust, A Lukacs, JN Iuliano, J Jeng, EH Melief, R Zhao, E Yoon, IP Clark, M Towrie, GM Greetham, A Ng, JJ Truglio, JB French, SR Meech, and PJ Tonge, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 138, no. 3, pp. 926-935
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b11115


Synthesis and photophysical study of a [NiFe] hydrogenase biomimetic compound covalently linked to a Re-diimine photosensitizer
PA Summers, JA Calladine, F Ghiotto, J Dawson, X-Z Sun, ML Hamilton, M Towrie, ES Davies, J McMaster, MW George, and M Schroder, Inorg. Chem., vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 527-536
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01744


2015

UV-induced isomerization dynamics of N-methyl-2-pyridone in solution
D Murdock, SJ Harris, IP Clark, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AJ Orr-Ewing, and MNR Ashfold, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 119, no. 1, pp. 88-94
DOI: 10.1021/jp511818k


Excited-state charge separation in the photochemical mechanism of the light-driven enzyme protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase
DJ Heyes, SJO Hardman, TM Hedison, R Hoeven, GM Greetham, M Towrie, and NS Scrutton, Angew. Chemie Int. Ed., vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 1512-1515
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201409881


Vibrational excitation of both products of the reaction of CN radicals with acetone in solution
GT Dunning, TJ Preston, SJ Greaves, GM Greetham, IP Clark, and AJ Orr-Ewing, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 119, no. 50, pp. 12090-12101
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.5b05624


Solvent response to fluorine-atom reaction dynamics in liquid acetonitrile
GT Dunning, D Murdock, GM Greetham, IP Clark, and AJ Orr-Ewing, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 17, no. 14, pp. 9465-9470
DOI: 10.1039/C5CP00774G


Electronic excited states of tungsten(0) arylisocyanides
H Kvapilova, W Sattler, A Sattler, IV Sazanovich, IP Clark, M Towrie, HB Gray, S Zalis, and A Vlcek, Inorg. Chem., vol. 54, no. 17, pp. 8518-8528
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01203


Calculating singlet excited states: Comparison with fast time-resolved infrared spectroscopy of coumarins
MWD Hanson-Heine, A Wriglesworth, M Uroos, JA Calladine, TS Murphy, M Hamilton, IP Clark, M Towrie, J Dowden, NA Besley, and MW George, J. Chem. Phys., vol. 142, no. 15, p. 154119
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On the mechanism of vibrational control of light-induced charge transfer in donor-bridge-acceptor assemblies
M Delor, T Keane, PA Scattergood, IV Sazanovich, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AJHM Meijer, and JA Weinstein, Nat. Chem., vol. 7, no. 9, pp. 689-695
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Enantiomeric conformation controls rate and yield of photoinduced electron transfer in DNA sensitized by Ru(II) dipyridophenazine complexes
PM Keane, FE Poynton, JP Hall, IP Clark, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, T Gunnlaugsson, SJ Quinn, CJ Cardin, and JM Kelly, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 734-738
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The effect on structural and solvent water molecules of substrate binding to ferric horseradish peroxidase
N Simpson, K Adamczyk, G Hithell, DJ Shaw, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AW Parker, and NT Hunt, Faraday Discuss., vol. 177, pp. 163-179
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Vibrational relaxation and microsolvation of DF after F-atom reactions in polar solvents
GT Dunning, DR Glowacki, TJ Preston, SJ Greaves, GM Greetham, IP Clark, M Towrie, JN Harvey, and AJ Orr-Ewing, Science (80-. )., vol. 347, no. 6221, pp. 530-533
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Exploring excited states of Pt(II) diimine catecholates for photoinduced charge separation
PA Scattergood, P Jesus, H Adams, M Delor, IV Sazanovich, HD Burrows, C Serpa, and JA Weinstein, Dalt. Trans., vol. 44, no. 26, pp. 11705-11716
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT03466J


Electron transfer quenching in light adapted and mutant forms of the AppABLUF domain
SP Laptenok, A Lukacs, R Brust, A Haigney, A Gil, M Towrie, GM Greetham, PJ Tonge, and SR Meech, Faraday Discuss., vol. 177, pp. 293-311
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Slow-motion camera for chemical reactions
J Abbasi, Sci. Am., vol. 313, no. 6, p. 39
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Ultrafast infrared spectroscopy reveals water-mediated coherent dynamics in an enzyme active site
K Adamczyk, N Simpson, GM Greetham, A Gumiero, MA Walsh, M Towrie, AW Parker, and NT Hunt, Chem. Sci., vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 505-516
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC02752C


Recombination, solvation and reaction of CN radicals following ultraviolet photolysis of ICN in organic solvents
P Coulter, MP Grubb, D Koyama, IV Sazanovich, GM Greetham, and AJ Orr-Ewing, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 119, no. 52, pp. 12911-12923
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Reaction dynamics of CN radicals in acetonitrile solutions
D Koyama, P Coulter, MP Grubb, GM Greetham, IP Clark, and AJ Orr-Ewing, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 119, no. 52, pp. 12924-12934
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Reversal of a single base-pair step controls guanine photo-oxidation by an intercalating ruthenium(II) dipyridophenazine complex
PM Keane, FE Poynton, JP Hall, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, T Gunnlaugsson, SJ Quinn, CJ Cardin, and JM Kelly, Angew. Chemie, vol. 127, no. 29, pp. 8484-8488
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Multidimensional infrared spectroscopy reveals the vibrational and solvation dynamics of isoniazid
DJ Shaw, K Adamczyk, PWJM Frederix, N Simpson, K Robb, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AW Parker, PA Hoskisson, and NT Hunt, J. Chem. Phys., vol. 142, no. 21, p. 212401
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Monitoring one-electron photo-oxidation of guanine in DNA crystals using ultrafast infrared spectroscopy
JP Hall, FE Poynton, PM Keane, SP Gurung, JA Brazier, DJ Cardin, G Winter, T Gunnlaugsson, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, CJ Cardin, JM Kelly, and SJ Quinn, Nat. Chem., vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 961-967
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Probing and exploiting the interplay between nuclear and electronic motion in charge-transfer processes
M Delor, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, and JA Weinstein, Acc. Chem. Res., vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 1131-1139
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Complete proton transfer cycle in GFP and its T203V and S205V mutants
SP Laptenok, A Lukacs, A Gil, R Brust, IV Sazanovich, GM Greetham, PJ Tonge, and SR Meech, Angew. Chemie, vol. 127, no. 32, pp. 9435-9439
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Vibrational energy transfer dynamics in ruthenium polypyridine transition metal complexes
M Fedoseeva, M Delor, SC Parker, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, AW Parker, and JA Weinstein, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 1688-1696
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Solvent-controlled excited state relaxation path of 4-acetyl-4'-(dimethylamino)biphenyl
J Dobkowski, M Kijak, IV Sazanovich, and J Waluk, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 119, no. 24, pp. 7294-7307
DOI: 10.1021/jp510856u


Monitoring guanine photo-oxidation by enantiomerically resolved Ru(II) dipyridophenazine complexes using inosine-substituted oligonucleotides
PM Keane, FE Poynton, JP Hall, IP Clark, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, T Gunnlaugsson, SJ Quinn, CJ Cardin, and JM Kelly, Faraday Discuss., vol. 185, pp. 455-469
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Ultrafast charge-transfer dynamics in supramolecular Pt(II) donor-bridge-acceptor assemblies: the effect of vibronic coupling
PA Scattergood, M Delor, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, and JA Weinstein, Faraday Discuss., vol. 185, pp. 69-86
DOI: 10.1039/C5FD00103J


Directly interrogating single quantum dot labelled UvrA2 molecules on DNA tightropes using an optically trapped nanoprobe
M Simons, MR Pollard, CD Hughes, AD Ward, B Van Houten, M Towrie, SW Botchway, AW Parker, and NM Kad, Sci. Rep., vol. 5, p. 18486
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Electron-transfer acceleration investigated by time-resolved infrared spectroscopy
A Vlcek, H Kvapilova, M Towrie, and S Zalis, Acc. Chem. Res., vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 868-876
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Dynamics of bimolecular reactions in solution
AJ Orr-Ewing, Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem., vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 119-141
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2014

BLUF domain function does not require a metastable radical intermediate state
A Lukacs, R Brust, A Haigney, SP Laptenok, K Addison, A Gil, M Towrie, GM Greetham, PJ Tonge, and SR Meech, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 136, no. 12, pp. 4605-4615
DOI: 10.1021/ja4121082


Comprehensive analysis of the green-to-blue photoconversion of full-length cyanobacteriochrome Tlr0924
SJO Hardman, AFE Hauck, IP Clark, DJ Heyes, and NS Scrutton, Biophys. J., vol. 107, no. 9, pp. 2195-2203
DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2014.09.020


Controlled CO release using photochemical, thermal and electrochemical approaches from the amino carbene complex [(CO)5CrC(NC4H8)CH3]
S McMahon, J Rochford, Y Halpin, JC Manton, EC Harvey, GM Greetham, IP Clark, AD Rooney, C Long, and MT Pryce, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 16, no. 39, pp. 21230-21233
DOI: 10.1039/C4CP03758H


Direct observation of ultrafast long-range charge separation at polymer-fullerene heterojunctions
F Provencher, N Berube, AW Parker, GM Greetham, M Towrie, C Hellmann, M Cote, N Stingelin, C Silva, and SC Hayes, Nat. Commun., vol. 5, p. 4288
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5288


Dual charge-transfer in rhenium(I) thioether substituted hexaazanaphthalene complexes
H van der Salm, MG Fraser, R Horvath, JO Turner, GM Greetham, IP Clark, M Towrie, NT Lucas, MW George, and KC Gordon, Inorg. Chem., vol. 53, no. 24, pp. 13049-13060
DOI: 10.1021/ic502179f


Dynamics of ground and excited state vibrational relaxation and energy transfer in transition metal carbonyls
M Delor, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, SJ Spall, T Keane, AJ Blake, C Wilson, AJHM Meijer, and JA Weinstein, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 118, no. 40, pp. 11781-11791
DOI: 10.1021/jp506326u


Dynamics of photodissociation of XeF2 in organic solvents
GT Dunning, TJ Preston, AJ Orr-Ewing, SJ Greaves, GM Greetham, IP Clark, and M Towrie, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 16, no. 30, pp. 16095-16102
DOI: 10.1039/C4CP01854K


Electrochemistry, chemical reactivity, and time-resolved infrared spectroscopy of donor-acceptor systems [(Qx)Pt(papy)] (Q = substituted o-quinone or o-iminoquinone; pap = phenylazopyridine)
N Deibel, D Schweinfurth, S Hohloch, M Delor, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, JA Weinstein, and B Sarkar, Inorg. Chem., vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 1021-1031
DOI: 10.1021/ic4024713


Electron transfer dynamics and excited state branching in a charge-transfer platinum(II) donor-bridge-acceptor assembly
PA Scattergood, M Delor, IV Sazanovich, OV Bouganov, SA Tikhomirov, AS Stasheuski, AW Parker, GM Greetham, M Towrie, ES Davies, AJHM Meijer, and JA Weinstein, Dalt. Trans., vol. 43, no. 47, pp. 17677-17693
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01682C


Excited state evolution towards ligand loss and ligand chelation at group 6 metal carbonyl centres
JC Manton, S Amirjalayer, AC Coleman, S Mcmahon, EC Harvey, GM Greetham, IP Clark, WJ Buma, S Woutersen, T Pryce, and C Long, Dalt. Trans., vol. 43, no. 47, pp. 17797-17805
DOI: 10.1039/c4dt01544d


Long-lived excited states in i-motif DNA studied by picosecond time-resolved IR spectroscopy
PM Keane, M Wojdyla, GW Doorley, JM Kelly, AW Parker, IP Clark, GM Greetham, M Towrie, LM Magno, and SJ Quinn, Chem. Commun., vol. 50, no. 23, pp. 2990-2992
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46594B


Perspective: Bimolecular chemical reaction dynamics in liquids
AJ Orr-Ewing, J. Chem. Phys., vol. 140, no. 9, p. 090901
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Photophysics of singlet and triplet intraligand excited states in [ReCl(CO)3(1-(2-pyridyl)-imidazo[1,5-α]pyridine)] complexes
AM Blanco-Rodriguez, H Kvapilova, J Sykora, M Towrie, C Nervi, G Volpi, S Zalis, and A Vlcek, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 136, no. 16, pp. 5963-5973
DOI: 10.1021/ja413098m


Photophysics of threaded sp-carbon chains: The polyyne is a sink for singlet and triplet excitation
LD Movsisyan, MD Peeks, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AL Thompson, AW Parker, and HL Anderson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 136, no. 52, pp. 17996-18008
DOI: 10.1021/ja510663z


Picosecond time-resolved infrared spectroscopy of rhodium and iridium azides
P Portius, AJHM Meijer, M Towrie, BF Crozier, and I Schiager, Dalt. Trans., vol. 43, no. 47, pp. 17694-17702
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02097A


Red-absorbing cationic acceptor dyes for photocathodes in tandem solar cells
CJ Wood, M Cheng, CA Clark, R Horvath, IP Clark, ML Hamilton, M Towrie, MW George, L Sun, X Yang, and EA Gibson, J. Phys. Chem. C, vol. 118, no. 30, pp. 16536-16546
DOI: 10.1021/jp4119937


Spectroscopy and fluorescence lifetime imaging in live cells of a cyano-substituted combretastatin
KM Scherer, RH Bisby, SW Botchway, and GM Greetham, Biomed. Spectrosc. Imaging, vol. 3, pp. 211-218
DOI: 10.3233/BSI-140067


Steady-state and pseudo-steady-state photocrystallographic studies on linkage isomers of [Ni(Et4dien)(η2-O,ON)(η1-NO2)]: identification of a new linkage isomer.
LE Hatcher, J Christensen, ML Hamilton, J Trincao, DR Allan, MR Warren, IP Clark, M Towrie, S Fuertes, CC Wilson, CH Woodall, and PR Raithby, Chemistry, vol. 20, no. 11, pp. 3128-34
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201304172


Study of picosecond processes of an intercalated dipyridophenazine Cr(III) complex bound to defined sequence DNAs using transient absorption and time-resolved infrared methods
SJ Devereux, PM Keane, S Vasudevan, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, Q Cao, X-Z Sun, MW George, CJ Cardin, NAP Kane-Maguire, JM Kelly, and SJ Quinn, Dalt. Trans., vol. 43, no. 47, pp. 17606-17609
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01989J


The photoinitiated reaction pathway of full-length cyanobacteriochrome Tlr0924 monitored over 12 orders of magnitude
AFE Hauck, SJO Hardman, RJ Kutta, GM Greetham, DJ Heyes, and NS Scrutton, J. Biol. Chem., vol. 289, no. 25, pp. 17747-17757
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M114.566133


Toward control of electron transfer in donor-acceptor molecules by bond-specific infrared excitation
M Delor, P A Scattergood, IV Sazanovich, AW Parker, GM Greetham, AJHM Meijer, M Towrie, and JA Weinstein, Science (80-. )., vol. 346, no. 6216, pp. 1492-1495
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Tracking a Paternò-Büchi reaction in real time using transient electronic and vibrational spectroscopies
SJ Harris, D Murdock, MP Grubb, IP Clark, GM Greetham, M Towrie, and MNR Ashfold, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 118, no. 44, pp. 10240-10245
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Transient 2D-IR spectroscopy of inorganic excited states
NT Hunt, Dalt. Trans., vol. 43, no. 47, pp. 17578-17589
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01410C


Transient electronic and vibrational absorption studies of the photo-Claisen and photo-Fries rearrangements
SJ Harris, D Murdock, MP Grubb, GM Greetham, IP Clark, M Towrie, and MNR Ashfold, Chem. Sci., vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 707-714
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC52893F


Ultrafast photoinduced charge transport in Pt(II) donor-acceptor assembly bearing naphthalimide electron acceptor and phenothiazine electron donor
IV Sazanovich, J Best, PA Scattergood, M Towrie, SA Tikhomirov, OV Bouganov, AJHM Meijer, and JA Weinstein, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 16, no. 47, pp. 25775-25788
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Ultrafast structural dynamics of BlsA, a photoreceptor from the pathogenic bacterium Acinetobacter baumannii
R Brust, A Haigney, A Lukacs, A Gil, S Hossain, K Addison, C Lai, M Towrie, GM Greetham, IP Clark, B Illarionov, A Bacher, R Kim, M Fischer, C Simmerling, SR Meech, and PJ Tonge, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 220-224
DOI: 10.1021/jz4023738


Ultrafast vibrational spectroscopic studies on the photoionization of the α-Tocopherol analogue Trolox C
AW Parker, RH Bisby, GM Greetham, P Kukura, KM Scherer, and M Towrie, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 118, no. 42, pp. 12087-12097
DOI: 10.1021/jp505113k


2013

Photoisomerization and photoinduced reactions in liquid CCl4 and CHCl3
F Abou-Chahine, TJ Preston, GT Dunning, AJ Orr-Ewing, GM Greetham, IP Clark, M Towrie, and SA Reid, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 117, no. 50, pp. 13388-13398
DOI: 10.1021/jp406687x


Proteins in action: Femtosecond to millisecond structural dynamics of a photoactive flavoprotein
R Brust, A Lukacs, A Haigney, K Addison, A Gil, M Towrie, IP Clark, GM Greetham, PJ Tonge, and SR Meech, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 135, no. 43, pp. 16168-16174
DOI: 10.1021/ja407265p


Waveguide-enhanced 2D-IR spectroscopy in the gas phase
GM Greetham, IP Clark, D Weidmann, MNR Ashfold, AJ Orr-Ewing, and M Towrie, Opt. Lett., vol. 38, no. 18, p. 3596
DOI: 10.1364/OL.38.003596


Material profiling for photocrystallography: Relating single-crystal photophysical and structural properties of luminescent bis-cyclometalated iridium-based complexes
JM Cole, KF Bowes, IP Clark, KS Low, A Zeidler, AW Parker, IR Laskar, and T-M Chen, Cryst. Growth Des., vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 1826-1837
DOI: 10.1021/cg301386s


Comparing molecular photofragmentation dynamics in the gas and liquid phases.
SJ Harris, D Murdock, Y Zhang, TAA Oliver, MP Grubb, AJ Orr-Ewing, GM Greetham, IP Clark, M Towrie, SE Bradforth, and MNR Ashfold, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 15, no. 18, pp. 6567-6582
DOI: 10.1039/c3cp50756d


Efficient quenching of TGA-capped CdTe quantum dot emission by a surface-coordinated europium(III) cyclen complex
S a Gallagher, S Comby, M Wojdyla, T Gunnlaugsson, JM Kelly, YK Gun'ko, IP Clark, GM Greetham, M Towrie, and SJ Quinn, Inorg. Chem., vol. 52, no. 8, pp. 4133-4135
DOI: 10.1021/ic3027623


Tryptophan-accelerated electron flow across a protein-protein interface
K Takematsu, H Williamson, AM Blanco-Rodriguez, L Sokolova, P Nikolovski, JT Kaiser, M Towrie, IP Clark, A Vlcek, JR Winkler, and HB Gray, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 135, no. 41, pp. 15515-25
DOI: 10.1021/ja406830d


Vibrationally resolved dynamics of the reaction of Cl atoms with 2,3-dimethylbut-2-ene in chlorinated solvents
F Abou-Chahine, SJ Greaves, GT Dunning, AJ Orr-Ewing, GM Greetham, IP Clark, and M Towrie, Chem. Sci., vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 226-237
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC21267F


Infrared spectroscopy of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotides in one and two dimensions
N Simpson, DJ Shaw, PWJM Frederix, AH Gillies, K Adamczyk, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AW Parker, PA Hoskisson, and NT Hunt, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 117, no. 51, pp. 16468-16478
DOI: 10.1021/jp411091f


Dinitrogen release from arylpentazole: A picosecond time-resolved infrared, spectroelectrochemical, and DFT computational study
P Portius, M Davis, R Campbell, F Hartl, Q Zeng, AJHM Meijer, and M Towrie, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 117, no. 48, pp. 12759-12769
DOI: 10.1021/jp4077454


Modulation of ligand-heme reactivity by binding pocket residues demonstrated in cytochrome c' over the femtosecond-second temporal range
HJ Russell, SJO Hardman, DJ Heyes, MA Hough, GM Greetham, M Towrie, S Hay, and NS Scrutton, FEBS J., vol. 280, no. 23, pp. 6070-6082
DOI: 10.1111/febs.12526


A structural and dynamic investigation of the inhibition of catalase by nitric oxide
M Candelaresi, A Gumiero, K Adamczyk, K Robb, C Bellota-Anton, V Sangal, J Munnoch, GM Greetham, M Towrie, PA Hoskisson, AW Parker, NP Tucker, MA Walsh, and NT Hunt, Org. Biomol. Chem., vol. 11, no. 44, p. 7778
DOI: 10.1039/c3ob41977k


Protein photochromism observed by ultrafast vibrational spectroscopy
A Lukacs, A Haigney, R Brust, K Addison, M Towrie, GM Greetham, GA Jones, A Miyawaki, PJ Tonge, and SR Meech, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 117, no. 40, pp. 11954-11959
DOI: 10.1021/jp406142g


Photoinduced charge separation in a PtII acetylide donor-acceptor triad based on 2-(1-pyrazole)-pyridine modified with naphthalene mono-imide electron acceptor
IV Sazanovich, MAH Alamiry, AJHM Meijer, M Towrie, ES Davies, RD Bennett, and JA Weinstein, Pure Appl. Chem., vol. 85, no. 7, pp. 1331-1348
DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-13-04-02


Tracking DNA excited states by picosecond-time-resolved infrared spectroscopy: Signature band for a charge-transfer excited state in stacked adenine-thymine systems
GW Doorley, M Wojdyla, GW Watson, M Towrie, AW Parker, JM Kelly, and SJ Quinn, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., vol. 4, no. 16, pp. 2739-2744
DOI: 10.1021/jz401258n


2012

Time-resolved multiple probe spectroscopy
GM Greetham, D Sole, IP Clark, AW Parker, MR Pollard, and M Towrie, Rev. Sci. Instrum., vol. 83, no. 10, p. 103107
DOI: 10.1063/1.4758999


Picosecond to millisecond transient absorption spectroscopy of broad-band emitting chiral CdSe quantum dots
M Wojdyla, SA Gallagher, MP Moloney, YK Gun'ko, JM Kelly, LM Magno, SJ Quinn, IP Clark, GM Greetham, and M Towrie, J. Phys. Chem. C, vol. 116, no. 30, pp. 16226-16232
DOI: 10.1021/jp3023088


Photochemistry of (η6-anisole)Cr(CO)3 and (η6-thioanisole)Cr(CO)3: Evidence for a photoinduced haptotropic shift of the thioanisole ligand, a picosecond time-resolved infrared spectroscopy and density functional theory investigation
IP Clark, MW George, GM Greetham, EC Harvey, C Long, JC Manton, H McArdle, and MT Pryce, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 116, no. 3, pp. 962-969
DOI: 10.1021/jp211726j


Photofragmentation dynamics in solution probed by transient IR absorption spectroscopy: πσ*-mediated bond cleavage in p-methylthiophenol and p-methylthioanisole
D Murdock, SJ Harris, TN V Karsili, GM Greetham, IP Clark, M Towrie, AJ Orr-Ewing, and MNR Ashfold, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., vol. 3, no. 24, pp. 3715-3720
DOI: 10.1021/jz301755p


Vibrational assignment of the ultrafast infrared spectrum of the photoactivatable flavoprotein AppA
A Haigney, A Lukacs, R Brust, R-K Zhao, M Towrie, GM Greetham, I Clark, B Illarionov, A Bacher, R-R Kim, M Fischer, SR Meech, and PJ Tonge, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 116, no. 35, pp. 10722-10729
DOI: 10.1021/jp305220m


Ultrafast IR spectroscopy of polymeric cytosine nucleic acids reveal the long-lived species is due to a localised state
PM Keane, M Wojdyla, GW Doorley, JM Kelly, IP Clark, AW Parker, GM Greetham, M Towrie, LM Magno, and SJ Quinn, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 14, no. 18, p. 6307
DOI: 10.1039/c2cp23774a


Reaction dynamics of CN radicals with tetrahydrofuran in liquid solutions
RA Rose, SJ Greaves, F Abou-Chahine, DR Glowacki, TAA Oliver, MNR Ashfold, IP Clark, GM Greetham, M Towrie, and AJ Orr-Ewing, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 14, no. 30, p. 10424
DOI: 10.1039/c2cp40158d


Photophysical studies of CdTe quantum dots in the presence of a zinc cationic porphyrin
PM Keane, S a Gallagher, LM Magno, MJ Leising, IP Clark, GM Greetham, M Towrie, YK Gun'ko, JM Kelly, and SJ Quinn, Dalt. Trans., vol. 41, no. 42, p. 13159
DOI: 10.1039/c2dt30741c


Ultrafast chemical physics: In search of molecular movies
JA Weinstein, and NT Hunt, Nat. Chem., vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 157-158
DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1282


Protein motions are coupled to the reaction chemistry in coenzyme B12 -dependent ethanolamine ammonia lyase
HJ Russell, AR Jones, S Hay, GM Greetham, M Towrie, and NS Scrutton, Angew. Chemie Int. Ed., vol. 51, no. 37, pp. 9306-9310
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201202502


Measuring protein dynamics with ultrafast two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy
K Adamczyk, M Candelaresi, K Robb, A Gumiero, MA Walsh, AW Parker, PA Hoskisson, NP Tucker, and NT Hunt, Meas. Sci. Technol., vol. 23, no. 6, p. 062001
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Ultrafast infrared spectral fingerprints of vitamin B12 and related cobalamins
AR Jones, HJ Russell, GM Greetham, M Towrie, S Hay, and NS Scrutton, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 116, no. 23, pp. 5586-5594
DOI: 10.1021/jp304594d


Excited state structure and dynamics of the neutral and anionic flavin radical revealed by ultrafast transient mid-IR to visible spectroscopy
A Lukacs, R-K Zhao, A Haigney, R Brust, GM Greetham, M Towrie, PJ Tonge, and SR Meech, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 116, no. 20, pp. 5810-5818
DOI: 10.1021/jp2116559


The effect of point mutation on the equilibrium structural fluctuations of ferric Myoglobin
K Adamczyk, M Candelaresi, R Kania, K Robb, C Bellota-Anton, GM Greetham, MR Pollard, M Towrie, AW Parker, PA Hoskisson, NP Tucker, and NT Hunt, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 14, no. 20, p. 7411
DOI: 10.1039/c2cp23568d


Time-resolved nanosecond fluorescence lifetime imaging and picosecond infrared spectroscopy of combretastatin A-4 in solution and in cellular systems
RH Bisby, SW Botchway, GM Greetham, JA Hadfield, AT McGown, AW Parker, KM Scherer, and M Towrie, Meas. Sci. Technol., vol. 23, no. 8, p. 084001
DOI: 10.1088/0957-0233/23/8/084001


Synthesis and photophysical evaluation of a pyridinium 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide derivative that upon intercalation displays preference for AT-rich double-stranded DNA
S Banerjee, JA Kitchen, T Gunnlaugsson, and JM Kelly, Org. Biomol. Chem., vol. 10, no. 15, p. 3033
DOI: 10.1039/c2ob06898b


Ultrafast intramolecular charge separation in a donor-acceptor assembly comprising bis(η5-cyclopentadienyl)molybdenum coordinated to an ene-1,2-dithiolate-naphthalenetetracarboxylicdiimide ligand
AJ Taylor, ES Davies, JA Weinstein, IV Sazanovich, OV Bouganov, SA Tikhomirov, M Towrie, J McMaster, and CD Garner, Inorg. Chem., vol. 51, no. 24, pp. 13181-13194
DOI: 10.1021/ic301436t


2011

A comparative picosecond transient infrared study of 1-methylcytosine and 5'-dCMP that sheds further light on the excited states of cytosine derivatives
PM Keane, M Wojdyla, GW Doorley, GW Watson, IP Clark, GM Greetham, AW Parker, M Towrie, JM Kelly, and SJ Quinn, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 133, no. 42, pp. 4212-4215
DOI: 10.1021/ja1106089


Vibrationally quantum-state-specific reaction dynamics of H atom abstraction by CN radical in solution
SJ Greaves, RA Rose, TAA Oliver, DR Glowacki, MNR Ashfold, JN Harvey, IP Clark, GM Greetham, AW Parker, M Towrie, and AJ Orr-Ewing, Science (80-. )., vol. 331, no. 6023, pp. 1423-1426
DOI: 10.1126/science.1197796


Vibrationally quantum-state-specific dynamics of the reactions of CN radicals with organic molecules in solution
RA Rose, SJ Greaves, TAA Oliver, IP Clark, GM Greetham, AW Parker, M Towrie, and AJ Orr-Ewing, J. Chem. Phys., vol. 134, no. 24, p. 244503
DOI: 10.1063/1.3603966


Ultrafast excited-state dynamics of rhenium(I) photosensitizers [Re(Cl)(CO)3(N,N)] and [Re(imidazole)(CO)3(N,N)]+ : Diimine effects
A El Nahhas, C Consani, AM Blanco-Rodríguez, KM Lancaster, O Braem, A Cannizzo, M Towrie, IP Clark, S Zalis, M Chergui, and A Vlcek, Inorg. Chem., vol. 50, no. 7, pp. 2932-2943
DOI: 10.1021/ic102324p


Photochemistry of (η6-arene)Cr(CO)3 (arene = methylbenzoate, naphthalene, or phenanthrene) in n-heptane solution: Population of two excited states following 400 nm excitation as detected by picosecond time-resolved infrared spectroscopy
IP Clark, MW George, GM Greetham, EC Harvey, C Long, JC Manton, and MT Pryce, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 115, no. 14, pp. 2985-2993
DOI: 10.1021/jp112168u


Ultrafast infrared spectroscopy of an isotope-labeled photoactivatable flavoprotein
A Haigney, A Lukacs, R-K Zhao, AL Stelling, R Brust, R-R Kim, M Kondo, I Clark, M Towrie, GM Greetham, B Illarionov, A Bacher, W Romisch-Margl, M Fischer, SR Meech, and PJ Tonge, Biochemistry, vol. 50, no. 8, pp. 1321-1328
DOI: 10.1021/bi101589a


Charge photoinjection in intercalated and covalently bound [Re(CO)3(dppz)(py)]+ -DNA constructs monitored by time-resolved visible and infrared spectroscopy
ED Olmon, PA Sontz, AM Blanco-Rodriguez, M Towrie, IP Clark, A Vlcek, and JK Barton, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 133, no. 34, pp. 13718-13730
DOI: 10.1021/ja205568r


Phototriggering electron flow through ReI-modified Pseudomonas aeruginosa azurins
AM Blanco-Rodriguez, AJ Di Bilio, C Shih, AK Museth, IP Clark, M Towrie, A Cannizzo, J Sudhamsu, BR Crane, J Sykora, JR Winkler, HB Gray, S Zalis, and A Vlcek, Chem. - A Eur. J., vol. 17, no. 19, pp. 5350-5361
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201002162


Photoexcitation of the blue light using FAD photoreceptor AppA results in ultrafast changes to the protein matrix
A Lukacs, A Haigney, R Brust, R-K Zhao, AL Stelling, IP Clark, M Towrie, GM Greetham, SR Meech, and PJ Tonge, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 133, no. 42, pp. 16893-16900
DOI: 10.1021/ja2060098


Time-resolved resonance Raman spectroscopy: Exploring reactive intermediates
SK Sahoo, S Umapathy, and AW Parker, Appl. Spectrosc., vol. 65, no. 10, pp. 1087-1115
DOI: 10.1366/11-06406


Ultrafast transient mid IR to visible spectroscopy of fully reduced flavins
R-K Zhao, A Lukacs, A Haigney, R Brust, GM Greetham, M Towrie, PJ Tonge, and SR Meech, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 13, no. 39, p. 17642
DOI: 10.1039/c1cp22097g


Relationship between protein structural fluctuations and rebinding dynamics in ferric haem nitrosyls
NT Hunt, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AW Parker, and NP Tucker, Biochem. J., vol. 433, no. 3, pp. 459-468
DOI: 10.1042/BJ20101496


The role of CN and CO ligands in the vibrational relaxation dynamics of model compounds of the [FeFe]-hydrogenase enzyme
S Kaziannis, JA Wright, M Candelaresi, R Kania, GM Greetham, AW Parker, CJ Pickett, and NT Hunt, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 13, no. 21, p. 10295
DOI: 10.1039/c1cp20589g


Spectroscopic analysis of protein Fe-NO complexes
C Bellota-Anton, J Munnoch, K Robb, K Adamczyk, M Candelaresi, AW Parker, R Dixon, MI Hutchings, NT Hunt, and NP Tucker, Biochem. Soc. Trans., vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 1293-1298
DOI: 10.1042/BST0391293


Photoinduced intramolecular tryptophan oxidation and excited-state behavior of [Re(L-AA)(CO)3 (α-diimine)]+ (L = pyridine or imidazole, AA = tryptophan, tyrosine, phenylalanine)
AM Blanco-Rodriguez, M Towrie, J Sykora, S Zalis, and A Vlcek, Inorg. Chem., vol. 50, no. 13, pp. 6122-6134
DOI: 10.1021/ic200252z


Combined experimental and theoretical investigation into C-H activation of cyclic alkanes by Cp'Rh(CO)2 (Cp' = η5-C5H5 or η5-C5Me5)
MW George, MB Hall, P Portius, AL Renz, X-Z Sun, M Towrie, and X Yang, Dalt. Trans., vol. 40, no. 8, p. 1751
DOI: 10.1039/c0dt00661k


Ultrafast energy flow in the wake of solution-phase bimolecular reactions
DR Glowacki, RA Rose, SJ Greaves, AJ Orr-Ewing, and JN Harvey, Nat. Chem., vol. 3, no. 11, pp. 850-855
DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1154


Chemical reaction dynamics in liquid solutions
AJ Orr-Ewing, DR Glowacki, SJ Greaves, and RA Rose, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., vol. 2, no. 10, pp. 1139-1144
DOI: 10.1021/jz2002716


Product energy deposition of CN + alkane H abstraction reactions in gas and solution phases
DR Glowacki, AJ Orr-Ewing, and JN Harvey, J. Chem. Phys., vol. 134, no. 21, p. 214508
DOI: 10.1063/1.3595259


2010

Excited state dynamics and activation parameters of remarkably slow photoinduced CO loss from (η6-benzene)Cr(CO)3 in n-heptane solution: A DFT and picosecond-time-resolved infrared study
IP Clark, MW George, GM Greetham, EC Harvey, C Long, JC Manton, and MT Pryce, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 114, no. 43, pp. 11425-11431
DOI: 10.1021/jp106290j


ULTRA: A unique instrument for time-resolved spectroscopy
GM Greetham, P Burgos, Q Cao, IP Clark, PS Codd, RC Farrow, MW George, M Kogimtzis, P Matousek, AW Parker, MR Pollard, DA Robinson, Z-J Xin, and M Towrie, Appl. Spectrosc., vol. 64, no. 12, pp. 1311-1319
DOI: 10.1366/000370210793561673


Investigating the vibrational dynamics of a 17e- metallocarbonyl intermediate using ultrafast two dimensional infrared spectroscopy
R Kania, AI Stewart, IP Clark, GM Greetham, AW Parker, M Towrie, and NT Hunt, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1051-1063
DOI: 10.1039/B919194A


Temporal and spatial resolution in transmission Raman spectroscopy
N Everall, P Matousek, N MacLeod, KL Ronayne, and IP Clark, Appl. Spectrosc., vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 52-60
DOI: 10.1366/000370210790571963


Femtosecond to microsecond photochemistry of a [FeFe]hydrogenase enzyme model compound
S Kaziannis, S Santabarbara, JA Wright, GM Greetham, M Towrie, AW Parker, CJ Pickett, and NT Hunt, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 114, no. 46, pp. 15370-15379
DOI: 10.1021/jp107618n


Determination of the photolysis products of [FeFe]hydrogenase enzyme model systems using ultrafast multidimensional infrared spectroscopy
AI Stewart, JA Wright, GM Greetham, S Kaziannis, S Santabarbara, M Towrie, AW Parker, CJ Pickett, and NT Hunt, Inorg. Chem., vol. 49, no. 20, pp. 9563-9573
DOI: 10.1021/ic101289s


Understanding the factors affecting the activation of alkane by Cp'Rh(CO)2 (Cp' = Cp or Cp*)
MW George, MB Hall, OS Jina, P Portius, X-Z Sun, M Towrie, H Wu, X Yang, and SD Zaric, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., vol. 107, no. 47, pp. 20178-20183
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1001249107


Structure and ultrafast dynamics of the charge-transfer excited state and redox activity of the ground state of mono- and binuclear platinum(II) diimine catecholate and bis-catecholate complexes: A transient absorption, TRIR, DFT, and electrochemical study
J Best, IV Sazanovich, H Adams, RD Bennett, ES Davies, AJHM Meijer, M Towrie, SA Tikhomirov, OV Bouganov, MD Ward, and JA Weinstein, Inorg. Chem., vol. 49, no. 21, pp. 10041-10056
DOI: 10.1021/ic101344t


Infrared characterization of the guanine radical cation: Finger printing DNA damage
AW Parker, CY Lin, MW George, M Towrie, and MK Kuimova, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 114, no. 10, pp. 3660-3667
DOI: 10.1021/jp9106958


Optically trapped probes with nanometer-scale tips for femto-Newton force measurement
MR Pollard, SW Botchway, B Chichkov, E Freeman, RNJ Halsall, DWK Jenkins, I Loader, A Ovsianikov, AW Parker, R Stevens, R Turchetta, AD Ward, and M Towrie, New J. Phys., vol. 12, no. 11, p. 113056
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/12/11/113056


2009

Ultrafast excited-state processes in Re(I) carbonyl-diimine complexes: From excitation to photochemistry
A Vlcek, Topics in Organometallic Chemistry, AJ Lees, Ed. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009
DOI: 10.1007/3418_2009_4


Mid-infrared picosecond pump-dump-probe and pump-repump-probe experiments to resolve a ground-state intermediate in cyanobacterial phytochrome Cph1
LJGW van Wilderen, IP Clark, M Towrie, and JJ van Thor, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 113, no. 51, pp. 16354-16364
DOI: 10.1021/jp9038539


2D-IR spectroscopy: ultrafast insights into biomolecule structure and function
NT Hunt, Chem. Soc. Rev., vol. 38, no. 7, p. 1837
DOI: 10.1039/b819181f


Excited state reactions in fluorescent proteins
SR Meech, Chem. Soc. Rev., vol. 38, no. 10, p. 2922
DOI: 10.1039/b820168b


ps-TRIR covers all the bases - recent advances in the use of transient IR for the detection of short-lived species in nucleic acids
M Towrie, GW Doorley, MW George, AW Parker, SJ Quinn, and JM Kelly, Analyst, vol. 134, no. 7, p. 1265
DOI: 10.1039/b902108f


A study of the pH dependence of electronically excited guanosine compounds by picosecond time-resolved infrared spectroscopy
DA McGovern, GW Doorley, AM Whelan, AW Parker, M Towrie, JM Kelly, and SJ Quinn, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., vol. 8, no. 4, p. 542
DOI: 10.1039/b817756b


A time-resolved vibrational spectroscopy study on adenine/thymine based nucleic acid systems
S Quinn, GW Doorley, DA McGovern, AW Parker, KL Ronayne, M Towrie, and JM Kelly, in "Ultrafast Phenomena XVI" P Corkum, S Silvestri, KA Nelson, E Riedle, RW Schoenlein Ed. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-95946-5_193


Luminescence and time-resolved infrared study of dyads containing (diimine)Ru(4,4'-diethylamido-2,2'-bipyridine)2 and (diimine)Ru(CN)4 moieties: Solvent-induced reversal of the direction of photoinduced energy-transfer
TL Easun, WZ Alsindi, N Deppermann, M Towrie, KL Ronayne, X-Z Sun, MD Ward, and MW George, Inorg. Chem., vol. 48, no. 18, pp. 8759-8770
DOI: 10.1021/ic900924w


Unusually slow photodissociation of CO from (η6-C6H6)Cr(CO)3 (M = Cr or Mo): A time-resolved infrared, matrix isolation, and DFT investigation
MAH Alamiry, NM Boyle, CM Brookes, MW George, C Long, P Portius, MT Pryce, KL Ronayne, X-Z Sun, M Towrie, and KQ Vuong, Organometallics, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 1461-1468
DOI: 10.1021/om800925s


Relaxation dynamics of pseudomonas aeruginosa ReI(CO)3(α-diimine)(HisX)+ (X = 83,107,109,124,126)CuII azurins
AM Blanco-Rodriguez, M Busby, K Ronayne, M Towrie, C Gradinaru, J Sudhamsu, J Sykora, M Hof, S Zalis, AJ Di Bilio, BR Crane, HB Gray, and A Vlcek, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 131, no. 33, pp. 11788-11800
DOI: 10.1021/ja902744s


Excited-state relaxation dynamics of Re(I) tricarbonyl complexes with macrocyclic phenanthroline ligands studied by time-resolved IR spectroscopy
AM Blanco-Rodriguez, M Towrie, J-P Collin, S Zalis, and AVlcek Jr., Dalt. Trans., no. 20, p. 3941
DOI: 10.1039/b820748h


Spin-resolved two-photon photoemission on Fe77B16Si5 alloy
CM Cacho, VR Dhanak, LB Jones, CJ Baily, KL Ronayne, M Towrie, C Binns, and EA Seddon, J. Electron Spectros. Relat. Phenomena, vol. 169, no. 2-3, pp. 62-66
DOI: 10.1016/j.elspec.2008.11.002


A combined theoretical and experimental study on the role of spin states in the chemistry of Fe(CO)5 photoproducts
M Besora, J-L Carreon-Macedo, AJ Cowan, MW George, JN Harvey, P Portius, KL Ronayne, X-Z Sun, and M Towrie, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 131, no. 10, pp. 3583-3592
DOI: 10.1021/ja807149t


A Time-resolved infrared vibrational spectroscopic study of the photo-dynamics of crystalline materials
M Towrie, AW Parker, KL Ronayne, KF Bowes, JM Cole, PR Raithby, and JE Warren, Appl. Spectrosc., vol. 63, no. 1, pp. 57-65
DOI: 10.1366/000370209787169902


A CMOS image sensor with in-pixel ADC, timestamp, and sparse readout
JP Crooks, SE Bohndiek, CD Arvanitis, R Speller, H XingLiang, EG Villani, M Towrie, and R Turchetta, IEEE Sens. J., vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 20-28
DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2008.2008407


Dynamic position and force measurement for multiple optically trapped particles using a high-speed active pixel sensor
M Towrie, SW Botchway, A Clark, E Freeman, R Halsall, AW Parker, M Prydderch, R Turchetta, AD Ward, and MR Pollard, Rev. Sci. Instrum., vol. 80, no. 10, p. 103704
DOI: 10.1063/1.3202381


Picosecond transient infrared study of the ultrafast deactivation processes of electronically excited B-DNA and Z-DNA forms of [poly(dG-dC)]2
GW Doorley, DA McGovern, MW George, M Towrie, AW Parker, JM Kelly, and SJ Quinn, Angew. Chemie Int. Ed., vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 123-127
DOI: 10.1002/anie.200803904


2008

Structure and vibrational dynamics of model compounds of the [FeFe]-hydrogenase enzyme system via ultrafast two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy
AI Stewart, IP Clark, M Towrie, SK Ibrahim, AW Parker, CJ Pickett, and NT Hunt, J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 112, no. 32, pp. 10023-32
DOI: 10.1021/jp803338d


Ultrafast excited state dynamics controlling photochemical isomerization of N-methyl-4-[trans-2-(4-pyridyl)ethenyl]pyridinium coordinated to a {ReI(CO)3(2,2'-bipyridine)} chromophore
M Busby, F Hartl, P Matousek, M Towrie, and A Vlcek, Chem. - A Eur. J., vol. 14, no. 23, pp. 6912-6923
DOI: 10.1002/chem.200800188


Photooxidation of guanine by a ruthenium dipyridophenazine complex intercalated in a double-stranded polynucleotide monitored directly by picosecond visible and infrared transient absorption spectroscopy
B Elias, C Creely, GW Doorley, MM Feeney, C Moucheron, A Kirsch-DeMesmaeker, J Dyer, DC Grills, MW George, P Matousek, AW Parker, M Towrie, and JM Kelly, Chem. - A Eur. J., vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 369-375
DOI: 10.1002/chem.200700564


An alternate proton acceptor for excited-state proton transfer in green fluorescent protein: Rewiring GFP
D Stoner-Ma, AA Jaye, KL Ronayne, J Nappa, SR Meech, and PJ Tonge, J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 130, no. 4, pp. 1227-1235
DOI: 10.1021/ja0754507


Probing the mechanism of carbon-hydrogen bond activation by photochemically generated hydridotris(pyrazolyl)borato carbonyl rhodium complexes: New experimental and theoretical investigations
AJ Blake, MW George, MB Hall, J McMaster, P Portius, XZ Sun, M Towrie, CE Webster, C Wilson, and SD Zaric, Organometallics, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 189-201
DOI: 10.1021/om7008217


Solvation-driven excited-state dynamics of [Re(4-Et-pyridine)(CO)3(2,2'-bipyridine)]+ in imidazolium ionic liquids. A time-resolved infrared and phosphorescence study
AM Blanco-Rodriguez, KL Ronayne, S Zalis, J Sykora, M Hof, and A Vlcek, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 112, no. 16, pp. 3506-3514
DOI: 10.1021/jp710442v


Nanosecond CO photodissociation and excited-state character of [Ru(X)(X')(CO)2(N,N'-diisopropyl-1,4-diazabutadiene)] (X = X' = Cl or I; X = Me, X' = I; X = SnPh3 , X' = Cl) studied by time-resolved infrared spectroscopy and DFT calculations
A Gabrielsson, M Towrie, S Zalis, and A Vlcek, Inorg. Chem., vol. 47, no. 10, pp. 4236-4242
DOI: 10.1021/ic702304k


Ultrafast electronic and vibrational dynamics of stabilized A state mutants of the green fluorescent protein (GFP): Snipping the proton wire
D Stoner-Ma, AA Jaye, KL Ronayne, J Nappa, PJ Tonge, and SR Meech, Chem. Phys., vol. 350, no. 1-3, pp. 193-200
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2008.02.021


Tryptophan-accelerated electron flow through proteins
C Shih, AK Museth, M Abrahamsson, AM Blanco-Rodriguez, AJ Di Bilio, J Sudhamsu, BR Crane, KL Ronayne, M Towrie, A Vlcek, JH Richards, JR Winkler, and HB Gray, Science (80-. )., vol. 320, no. 5884, pp. 1760-1762
DOI: 10.1126/science.1158241


Photoinduced energy transfer in a conformationally flexible Re(I)/Ru(II) dyad probed by time-resolved infrared spectroscopy: Effects of conformation and spatial localization of excited states
TL Easun, WZ Alsindi, M Towrie, KL Ronayne, X-Z Sun, MD Ward, and MW George, Inorg. Chem., vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 5071-5078
DOI: 10.1021/ic702005w


Balance between ultrafast parallel reactions in the green fluorescent protein has a structural origin
JJ van Thor, KL Ronayne, M Towrie, and JT Sage, Biophys. J., vol. 95, no. 4, pp. 1902-1912
DOI: 10.1529/biophysj.108.129957


Ultrafast excited state dynamics of Pt(II) chromophores bearing multiple infrared absorbers
EA Glik, S Kinayyigit, KL Ronayne, M Towrie, IV Sazanovich, JA Weinstein, and FN Castellano, Inorg. Chem., vol. 47, no. 15, pp. 6974-6983
DOI: 10.1021/ic800578h


Photophysical properties of platinum(II)-acetylide complexes: the effect of a strongly electron-accepting diimine ligand on excited-state structure
CJ Adams, N Fey, ZA Harrison, IV Sazanovich, M Towrie, and JA Weinstein, Inorg. Chem., vol. 47, no. 18, pp. 8242-8257
DOI: 10.1021/ic800850h


Probing the solvent dependent photophysics of fac-[Re(CO)3(dppz-X2)Cl] (dppz-X2 = 11,12-X2-dipyrido[3,2-a:2',3'-c]phenazine); X = CH3, H, F, Cl, CF3)
MK Kuimova, WZ Alsindi, AJ Blake, ES Davies, DJ Lampus, P Matousek, J McMaster, AW Parker, M Towrie, X-Z Sun, C Wilson, and MW George, Inorg. Chem., vol. 47, no. 21, pp. 9857-9869
DOI: 10.1021/ic800753f


Excited state dynamics of a PtII diimine complex bearing a naphthalene-diimide electron acceptor
IV Sazanovich, MAH Alamiry, J Best, RD Bennett, OV Bouganov, ES Davies, VP Grivin, AJHM Meijer, VF Plyusnin, KL Ronayne, AH Shelton, SA Tikhomirov, M Towrie, and JA Weinstein, Inorg. Chem., vol. 47, no. 22, pp. 10432-10445
DOI: 10.1021/ic801022h


Ground- and excited-state infrared spectra of an azacrown-substituted [(bpy)Re(CO)3L]+ complex: Structure and bonding in ground and excited states and effects of Ba2+ binding
JD Lewis, M Towrie, and JN Moore, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol. 112, no. 17, pp. 3852-3864
DOI: 10.1021/jp711260d


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