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1991

L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, and G.G. Volpi
Crossed molecular beam studies on atom-molecule van der Waals complexes
in Dynamics of Poliatomic van der Waals Molecules, edito da N. Halberstadt and K.J. Janda (Plenum, New York, 1991), NATO ASI Series B: Physics Series Vol. 227, pp. 399-407.

P. Casavecchia
Potential energy surfaces for open shell species
in Dynamics of Poliatomic van der Waals Molecules, edito da N. Halberstadt and K.J. Janda (Plenum, New York, 1991), NATO ASI Series B: Physics Series Vol. 227, pp. 123-131.

N. Balucani, L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, D. Stranges, and G.G. Volpi
Atmospheric chemistry: molecular beam studies of elementary chemical reactions involving electronically excited O(1D) oxygen atoms
in: Ecological Physical Chemistry, ed. by C. Rossi and E. Tiezzi, (Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam, 1991), pp. 539-558.

L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, F. Pirani, F. Vecchiocattivi, G.G. Volpi, G. Brocks, A. van Avoird, B. Heijmen, and J. Reuss
The Ne-O2 potential energy surface from high-resolution diffraction and glory scattering experiments and from the Zeeman spectrum
Journal of Chemical Physics, 95, 195 (1991).

N. Balucani, L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, and G.G. Volpi
Dynamics of the reaction O(1D) + HCl -> ClO + H from crossed beam experiments
Chemical Physics Letters, 180, 34 (1991).

N. Balucani, L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, D. Stranges, and G.G. Volpi
Effect of reagent electronic excitation on the dynamics of chemical reactions: a high resolution crossed beam study of O(3P, 1D) + H2S
Journal of Chemical Physics, 94, 8611 (1991).

L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi, C.C.K. Wong, F.R.W. McCourt, G.C. Corey, and D. Lemoine
On the N2-He potential energy surface
Journal of Chemical Physics 95, 5827 (1991).

N. Balucani, L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, D. Stranges, and G.G. Volpi
Comment to the Faraday Discussion "Structure and Dynamics of Reactive Transition States"
Faraday Discuss. Chem. Soc., 91, 147-150 (1991).

N. Balucani, L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, D. Stranges, and G.G. Volpi
Comment to the Faraday Discussion "Structure and Dynamics of Reactive Transition States"
Faraday Discuss. Chem. Soc. 91, 383-385 (1991).

P. Casavecchia
Comment to the Faraday Discussion "Structure and Dynamics of Reactive Transition States"
Faraday Discuss. Chem. Soc. 91, 152-153 (1991).

1992

L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, and G.G. Volpi
Experimental determination of accurate van der Waals interaction potentials
in Electronic and Atomic Collisions (Invited Papers XVII ICPEAC, Brisbane, 1991), ed. by W.R. MacGillivray, I.E. McCarthy, and M.C. Standage (IOP Publishing Ltd., Bristol, 1992), pp. 527-536.

1993

L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi, C.G. Bieler, and K.C. Janda
The He-Cl2 potential : a combined scattering-spectroscopic study
Journal of Chemical Physics, 98, 178 (1993).

L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi, C.C.K. Wong, and F.R.W. McCourt
Multiproperty determination of a new N2-Ar intermolecular interaction potential energy surface
Journal of Chemical Physics, 98, 7926 (1993).

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, D. Stranges, and G.G. Volpi
Crossed beam studies of four-atom reactions: the dynamics of OH + D2
Journal of Chemical Physics, 98, 2459 (1993).

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, D. Stranges, and G.G. Volpi
Crossed beam studies of four-atom reactions: the dynamics of OH + CO
Journal of Chemical Physics, 98, 8341 (1993).

N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, D. Stranges, and G.G. Volpi
The enthalpy of formation of the HSO radical
Chemical Physics Letters, 211, 469 (1993).

P. Casavecchia, N. Balucani, and G.G. Volpi
Reaction dynamics of O(3P), O(1D) and OH(2P) with simple molecules
in: Research in Chemical Kinetics, Vol. 1, eds. R.G. Compton and G. Hancock (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1993), pp. 1-63.

1994

N. Balucani, L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi, E.J. Kruus, and J.J. Sloan
The dynamics of the reaction of O(1D) with HBr studied by crossed molecular beams and time-resolved Fourier transform spectroscopy
Canadian Journal of Chemistry 72, 888 (1994).

1995

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, D. Stranges, and G.G. Volpi
Reactive scattering of atoms and radicals
Journal of the Chemical Society Faraday Transactions (Faraday Research Article) 91, 575 (1995).

S.S. Huang, C.R. Bieler, K.C. Janda, F.-M. Tao, W. Klemperer, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi, and N. Halberstadt
The HeCl2 potential: atom-atom and ab initio compared to experiment
Journal of Chemical Physics 102, 8846 (1995).

P. Casavecchia, N. Balucani, and G.G. Volpi
Reactive scattering of O(3P, 1D), Cl(2P) and OH radicals
Advanced Series in Physical Chemistry - Vol. 6: The Chemical Dynamics and Kinetics of Small Radicals, eds. K. Liu and A.Wagner (World Scientific, Singapore, 1995), Chapter 9.

1996

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, D. Stranges, and G.G. Volpi
Reaction dynamics of three-atom and four-atom systems
in: Springer Series in Chemical Physics, Volume 61 "Gas-Phase Chemical Reaction Systems", Eds. J. Wolfrum, H.-R. Volpp, R. Rannacher, and J. Warnatz (Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1996), p. 96-107.

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, A. Laganà, G. Ochoa de Aspuru, E.H. van Kleef, G.G. Volpi, and G. Lendway
On the dynamics of the O(1D)+CF3Br reaction
Chemical Physics Letters 258, 323 (1996).

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, D. Stranges, G.G. Volpi, D.C. Clary, A. Kliesch, and H.-J. Werner
The dynamics of the reaction OH + D2 -> HOD + D: crossed beam experiments and quantum mechanical scattering calculations on ab initio potential energy surfaces
Chemical Physics 207, 389 (1996).

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, E.H. van Kleef, G.G. Volpi, F.J. Aoiz, L. Banares, D.W. Schwenke, T.C. Allison, S.L. Mielke, and D.G. Truhlar
Dynamics of the simplest chlorine atom reaction: an experimental and theoretical study
Science 273, 1519 (1996).

P. Casavecchia
An intimate view of chemical reactions
Science Spectra 6, 56 (1996).

1997

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, and G.G. Volpi
Dynamics of chemical reactions of astrophysical interest
in : Molecules in Astrophysics: Probes and Processes, IAU 178 , ed. by E. F. van Dishoeck (Kluwer, Amsterdam, 1997), pp. 271-280.

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, and G.G. Volpi
A crossed molecular beam study of the reaction O(1D)+HI ->IO+H
Journal of Physical Chemistry A 101, 6455 (1997).

A. Rohrbacher, K.C. Janda, L. Beneventi, P. Casavecchia, and G.G. Volpi
Differential scattering cross sections for HeCl2, NeCl2, ArCl2: multiproperty fits of the potential energy surfaces.
Journal of Physical Chemistry A 101, 6528 (1997).

P. Casavecchia and G.G. Volpi
The dynamics of elementary chemical reactions: X + H2  -> XH + H (X=H, F, Cl, O, N, OH)
Symposium on Plasma Chemistry and Laser Chemistry, ed. Accademia dei Lincei, Roma, (1997).

M. Alagia, V. Aquilanti, D. Ascenzi, N. Balucani, D. Cappelletti, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, F. Pirani, G. Sanchini, and G.G. Volpi
Magnetic analysis of supersonic beams of atomic oxygen, nitrogen, and chlorine generated from a radio-frequency discharge.
Israel Journal of Chemistry (Special Issue on Molecular Beams) 37, 329 (1997).

D.J. Garton, T.K. Minton, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, and G.G. Volpi
Reactive scattering of ground state and electronically excited oxygen atoms on a liquid hydrocarbon surface.

Faraday Discussions 108, 387 (1997).

P. Casavecchia, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, E.H. van Kleef, G.G. Volpi, P.J. Kuntz, and J.J. Sloan
On The reaction O(1D)+H2(D2) : crossed beams and quasiclassical trajectory studies
Comment in Faraday Discuss. 108, 430 (1997).

P. Casavecchia, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, E.H. van Kleef, G.G. Volpi, L.B. Harding, H. Rabitz, T. Hollebeek, T.-S. Ho, L.A. Pederson, and G.C. Schatz
On The reaction O(1D)+D2 : comparison between experimental differential cross sections and quasiclassical trajectory calculations on ground and excited ab initio potential energy surfaces
Comment in Faraday Discuss. 108, 434 (1997).

P. Casavecchia, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, M.C. van Beek, G.G. Volpi,
On Non-adiabatic effects on the reaction dynamics of atomic oxygen : a crossed beam study of O(3P,1D)+CH3I
Comment in Faraday Discuss. 108, 429 (1997).

P. Casavecchia, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, G.G. Volpi, G.C. Schatz, L.A. Pederson, G. Lendvay, L.B. Harding, T. Hollebeek, H. Rabitz, and T. Takayanagi
On the Reaction of electronically excited 2D nitrogen atoms with H2 : crossed beam studies and comparison with quasiclassical trajectory calculations on an ab initio potential energy surface
Comment in Faraday Discuss. 108, 349 (1997).

P. Casavecchia, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, E.H. van Kleef, G.G. Volpi
On the Reaction dynamics of electronically excited 2D nitrogen atoms with polyatomic molecules : a crossed beam study of N(2D)+C2H2 and C2H4.
Comment in Faraday Discuss. 108, 352 (1997).

P. Casavecchia
On Probing potential energy surfaces through scattering measurements
Comment in Faraday Discuss. 108, 441 (1997).

1998

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, E.H. van Kleef, G.G. Volpi, P.J. Kuntz, and J.J. Sloan
Crossed molecular beam and quasiclassical trajectory studies of the dynamics of the O(1D)+H2(D2) reaction
Journal of Chemical Physics 108, 6698 (1998).

P. Casavecchia, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, and G.G. Volpi
On the Formation of nitrogen-bearing molecules in extraplanetary atmospheres via neutral reactions : a crossed beam study of N(2D)+C2H2
Comment in Faraday Discuss. 109, 252 (1998).

P. Casavecchia, N. Balucani, L. Beneventi, and G.G. Volpi
On the Effect of reagent electronic excitation on reaction dynamics : a direct comparison between the reaction mechanisms of O(3P) and O(1D) with H2S from crossed beam studies
Comment in Faraday Discuss. 109, 254 (1998).

1999

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi, L.A. Pederson, G.C. Schatz, G. Lendway, L.B. Harding, T. Hollebeek, T.-S. Ho, H. Rabitz
Exploring the reaction dynamics of nitrogen atoms: a combined crossed beam and theoretical study of N(2D)+D2->ND+D
Journal of Chemical Physics 110, 8857 (1999).

P. Casavecchia, N. Balucani, M. Alagia, L. Cartechini, and G.G. Volpi
Reactive scattering of oxygen and nitrogen atoms
Accounts of Chemical Research 32, 503 (1999).

P. Casavecchia, N. Balucani, and G.G. Volpi
Crossed beam studies of reaction dynamics
Annual Review of Physical Chemistry 50, 347 (1999).

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, M. van Beek, and G.G. Volpi
Crossed beam studies of the O(3P,1 D)+CH3I reactions: direct evidence of intersystem crossing
Faraday Discuss. 113, 133 (1999).

P. Casavecchia, L. Cartechini M. Alagia, N. Balucani, M. van Beek, and G.G. Volpi
Comments On the Dynamics and Intersystem Crossing in the O(3P,1 D)+CH3I Reaction
Faraday Discuss. 113, 221 (1999).

P. Casavecchia, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, M. van Beek, G.G. Volpi. V. Aquilanti, D. Ascenzi, D.Cappelletti and F. Pirani
Comment On the Characterization of the Spin-orbit State Distribution of Cl(2P3/2,1/2) Beams by Stern-Gerlach Magnetic Analysis
Faraday Discuss. 113, 205 (1999).

P. Casavecchia, L. Cartechini, F. J. Aoiz, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, G.G. Volpi, L. Banares, D.W. Schwenke, T.C. Allison, S.L. Mielke, and D.G. Truhlar
Comment On the Reactivity of spin-orbit excited Cl(2P1/2) with H2 from crossed beam experiments in the threshold region and quantum scattering calculations
Faraday Discuss. 113, 206 (1999).

P. Casavecchia, D.C. Clary, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, G.G. Volpi and G. Ochoa de Aspuru
Comment On The comparison between experimental differential cross sections and quantum scattering calculations on an improved potential energy surface for the OH+D2 -> HOD+D reaction
Faraday Discuss. 113, 224 (1999).

2000

M. Alagia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, E.H. van Kleef, G.G. Volpi, F.J. Aoiz, L. Banares, D.W. Schwenke, T.C. Allison, S.L. Mielke, and D.G. Truhlar
The dynamics of the reaction Cl + H2(D2) -> HCl(DCl) + H(D): a crossed beams, quasiclassical trajectory, and quantum mechanical scattering study.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2, 599 (2000).

L. Bonnet, J. C. Rayez, and P. Casavecchia
Statistical treatment of recoil energy and angular distributions in the products of the reactions O(3P,1D)+ICH3 -> OI+CH3
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2, 741 (2000).

D.J. Garton, T.K. Minton, M. Alagia, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, and G.G. Volpi
Comparative dynamics of Cl(2P) and O(3P) interactions with a liquid hydrocarbon surface
Journal of Chemical Physics 112, 5975 (2000).

N. Balucani, M. Alagia, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi, K. Sato, T. Takayanagi and Y. Kurosaki
Cyanomethylene formation from the reaction of excited nitrogen atoms with acetylene: a crossed beam and ab initio study
Journal of American Chemical Society 122, 4443 (2000).

P. Casavecchia
Chemical reaction dynamics with molecular beams
Reports on Progress in Physics 63, 355 (2000).

N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, M. Alagia, P. Casavecchia, and G.G. Volpi
Observation of nitrogen-bearing organic molecules from reactions of nitrogen atoms with hydrocarbons: a crossed beam study of N(2D) + Ethylene
Journal of Physical Chemistry A 104, 5655 (2000).

A. Bergeat, L. Cartechini, N. Balucani, G. Capozza, L. F. Phillips, P. Casavecchia, G. G. Volpi, L. Bonnet, and J. C. Rayez
A crossed beam study of the reaction C(1D) + H2(X1S +,v=0) ® CH(X2P,v') + H(2S)
Chemical Physics Letters 327, 197 (2000).

N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi, F.J. Aoiz, L. Banares, M. Menéndez, W. Bian, and H.-J. Werner
Dynamics of the Cl(2P)+D2 reaction: a comparison of crossed molecular beam experiments with quasiclassical trajectory calculations on a new ab initio surface
Chemical Physics Letters 328, 500 (2000).

2001

N. Balucani, M. Alagia, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi, L.A. Pederson, and G.C. Schatz
The dynamics of the N(2D)+D2 reaction from crossed beam and quasiclassical trajectory studies
Journal of Physical Chemistry A 105, 2414 (2001).

D. Skouteris, H.-J. Werner, F.J. Aoiz, L. Banares, J.F. Castillo, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, and P. Casavecchia
Experimental and theoretical differential cross sections for the reactions Cl + H2/D2
Journal of Chemical Physics 114,  10662 (2001).

N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, A. Bergeat, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi
Laboratory studies on the formation of CN containing molecules in the atmosphere of Titan and prebiotic Earth
ESA Special Publication SP-496 (Proc. First European Workshop on Exo-/Astro-biology, 21-23 May 2001, ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, Editors P. Ehrenfreund, O. Angerer & B. Battrick, ESA Publication Division, Noordwijk, NL) (ISSN No. 0379-6566, ISBN No. 92-9092-806-9), pp. 159-162.

L. Cartechini, G. Capozza, N. Balucani, A. Bergeat, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi
Laboratory studies on elementary reactions of C atoms and CN and OH radicals with molecules of importance in the inter-stellar-medium
ESA Special Publication SP-496 (Proc. First European Workshop on Exo-/Astro-biology, 21-23 May 2001, ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, Editors P. Ehrenfreund, O. Angerer & B. Battrick, ESA Publication Division, Noordwijk, NL) (ISSN No. 0379-6566, ISBN No. 92-9092-806-9),   pp.309-312.

P.Casavecchia, N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, G.Capozza, A.Bergeat, G.G. Volpi
Crossed beam studies of elementary reactions of importance in combustion: reactions of N and C atoms and CN radicals with hydrogen. methane, ethylene and acetylene
Faraday Discussions 119 (2001) 27.

P. Casavecchia
Various Comments in the Discussion Section of Faraday Discussion 119
Faraday Discussions 119 (2001).

2002

L. Cartechini, A. Bergeat, G. Capozza, P. Casavecchia, G. G. Volpi, W. D. Geppert, C. Naulin, M. Costes
The dynamics of the reactions of C(3PJ,1D2) with C2H2 from integral and differential cross section measurements in crossed beam experiments
J. Chem. Phys. 116 (2002) 5603.

D. C. Clary, E. Buonomo, I.W.M. Smith, I. R. Sims, W. D. Geppert, C. Naulin, M. Costes, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia
C + C2H2: A key reaction in interstellar chemistry
J. Phys. Chem. A  106 (2002) 5541  (FEATURE ARTICLE).

N. Balucani, L. Cartechini, G. Capozza, E. Segoloni, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi,F.J.  Aoiz, L. Banares, P. Honvault, J.M. Launay
Quantum effects in the differential cross sections for the insertion reaction N(2D)+H2
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89 (2002)  Art. No. 013201; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.89.013201. .

2003

N. Balucani, D. Skouteris, L. Cartechini, G.Capozza, E. Segoloni, P. Casavecchia, M.H. Alexander, G. Capecchi, H.-J. Werner
Differential cross sections from quantum calculations on coupled ab initio potential energy surfaces and scattering experiments for Cl(2P)+H2 reactions
Phys. Rev. Lett. 91 (2003)  Art. No. 013201; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.91.013201. .

W.D. Geppert, C. Naulin, M. Costes, G. Capozza, L. Cartechini, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi
Combined crossed-beam studies of C(3PJ)+C2H4 -> C3H3+H reaction dynamics between 0.49 and 30.8 kJ mol-1
J. Chem. Phys. 106 (2003) 10607.

2004

G.Capozza, E. Segoloni, F. Leonori, G.G. Volpi, P. Casavecchia
Soft electron impact ionization in crossed molecular beam reactive scattering: The dynamics of the O(3P)+C2H2 reaction
J. Chem. Phys. 120 (2004) 4457.

N. Balucani, D. Stranges, P. Casavecchia, G.G. Volpi
Crossed beam studies of the reactions of atomic oxygen in the ground 3P and first electronically excited 1D states with hydrogen sulfide
J. Chem. Phys. 120 (2004) 9571; DOI: 10.1063/1.1714809.

N. Balucani, G. Capozza,  L. Cartechini, A. Bergeat, R. Bobbenkamp,  P. Casavecchia, F.J.  Aoiz, L. Banares, P. Honvault, B. Bussery-Honvault, J.M. Launay
Dynamics of the insertion reaction C(1D)+H2: a comparison of crossed molecular beam experiments with quasiclassical trajectory and quantum mechanical scattering calculations
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 6 (2004) 4957; DOI: 10.1039/b409327e

N. Balucani, D. Skouteris, G. Capozza, E. Segoloni, P. Casavecchia, M.H. Alexander, G. Capecchi and  H.-J. Werner
The dynamics of the prototype abstraction reaction Cl(2P3/2,1/2)+H2:  a comparison of crossed molecular beam experiments with exact quantum scattering calculations on coupled ab initio potential energy surfaces
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 6 (2004) 5007; DOI: 10.1039/b410119g.

P. Casavecchia, G. Capozza and E. Segoloni
Crossed molecular beam reactive scattering: towards universal product detection by soft electron-impact ionization
In Modern Trends in Chemical Reaction Dynamics, Part II: Experiment and theory, Advanced Series in Physical Chemistry Vol.14, Ed. by K. Liu and X. Yang (World Scientific, Singapore, 2004),  Ch. 7.
 
 

2005

N. Balucani,  G. Capozza, E. Segoloni, P. Casavecchia and G.G. Volpi
Crossed beam studies of prototype insertion reactions: C(1D)+H2 and N(2D) + H2
in: Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, AIP Conference Proceedings, 762 (2005), 863-869; 10.1063/1.1941643.

N. Balucani,  P. Casavecchia, F.J. Aoiz, L. Bañares, J.F. Castillo and V.J. Herrero
Dynamics of the O(1D)+D2 reaction: a comparison between crossed molecular beam experiments and quasiclassical trajectory calculations on the lowest three potential energy surfaces
Mol. Phys. 103 (2005) 1703; DOI: 10.1080/149920500058077.

P. Casavecchia, G. Capozza, E. Segoloni, F. Leonori, N. Balucani, G. G. Volpi
Dynamics of the O(3P)+C2H4 reaction: identification of five primary product channels (vinoxy, acetyl, methyl, methylene, and ketene) and brancching ratios by the crossed molecular beam technique with soft electron ionization
J. Phys. Chem. A 109 (2005) 3527; DOI: 10.1021/jp050627+.

N. Balucani, G. Capozza, E. Segoloni, A. Russo, R. Bobbenkamp, P. Casavecchia, T. Gonzalez-Lezana, E.J. Rackham, L. Banares, F. J. Aoiz
Dynamics of the C(1D)+D2 reaction: a comparison of crossed molecular beam experiments with quasiclassical trajectory and accurate statistical calculations
J. Chem. Phys. 122 (2005) 234309;  DOI: 10.1063/1.1930831.

 

2006

N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, L. Banares, F. J. Aoiz, T. Gonzalez-Lezana, P. Honvault, and J.-M. Launay
Experimental and theoretical differential cross sections for the N(2D)+H2 reaction
J. Phys.
Chem. A, 110 (2006) 817-829; DOI: 10.1021/jp054928v.


N. Balucani, G. Capozza, F. Leonori, E. Segoloni, and P. Casavecchia

Crossed molecular beam reactive scattering: From simple triatomic to complex polyatomic reactions
International Reviews in Physical Chemistry, 25 (2006) 109-163; DOI:
10.1080/01442350600641305.  

 

M. Costes, N. Daugey, C. Naulin, A. Bergeat, F. Leonori, E. Segoloni, N. Balucani, and P. Casavecchia

Combined crossed-beam studies on the dynamics of the C+C2H2 -> l/c-C3H+H and C3+H2 interstellar reaction

Faraday Discussions, 133 (2006) 157-176; DOI: 10.1039/B518300F. 
 

N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia
General discussion
Faraday Discussions, 133 (2006) pp. 218-220, 220-221, 222-223 (DOI:
10.1039/b611109m); pp. 356-358, pp. 359-360, pp. 367-369 (DOI:10.1039/b611110f); pp. 435-437, p. 437, p. 438 (DOI: 10.1039/b611113k).

 

N. Balucani and P. Casavecchia

Neutral-Neutral Gas-Phase Reactions In Extraterrestrial Environments: Laboratory Investigations By Crossed Molecular Beams
In: AIP Conference Proceedings 855 (Proceedings of: Astrochemistry – From Laboratory Studies to Astronomical Observation), 2006, 17-30; DOI:10.1063/1.2359536.

 

N. Balucani and P. Casavecchia

Gas-Phase Reactions In Extraterrestrial Environments: Laboratory Investigations By Crossed Molecular BeamsS
Origins Of Life And Evolution Of The Biospheres, 36 (2006) 443-450; DOI:
10.1007/s11084-006-9049-y.  

 

V. Aquilanti and  N. Balucani

Gli spazi della chimica: dal laboratorio al cosmo
In: “Aspetti della Nuova Chimica”, Giornate Lincee della Chimica – VI Edizione (ISSN:0515-2216; ISBN: 88-218-0967-6), Bardi Editore Roma, 2006, 63-85.

 

2007

 

P. Casavecchia, N. Balucani, F. Leonori, E. Segoloni, R. Petrucci
Recent progress in crossed molecular beam studies of radical-molecule and radical-radical reaction dynamics by exploiting ‘soft’ electron-ionization detection

Review Chapter in: “Gas phase molecular reaction and photodissociation dynamics” (ISBN: 978-81-7895-305-2), P. D. Kleiber & K. C. Lin, Eds., Transworld Research Network India, 2007, 65-112.
 

N. Balucani, F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, E. Segoloni, P. Casavecchia
Laboratory studies on the reactions of formation of nitriles and oxygenated compounds of relevance to the atmosphere of Titan

Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana, Supplementi, 11 (2007) 147-154; URL: http://sait.oat.ts.astro.it/MSAIS/11/index.html.
 

F. Leonori, N. Balucani, G. Capozza, E. Segoloni, D. Stranges, P. Casavecchia
Crossed beam studies of radical-radical reactions: O(3P)+C3H5 (allyl)
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 9 (2007) 1307-1311; DOI:
10.1039/b618971g.

 

2008

 

F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, E. Segoloni, A. Bergeat, K. H. Hickson, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia

Unraveling the dynamics of the  C(3P,1D)+C2H2 reactions by the crossed molecular beam scattering technique
Journal Of Physical Chemistry A, 112 (2008) 1363-1379; DOI: 10.1021/jp0776208.
 

N. Balucani, F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, K. H. Hickson, P. Casavecchia
Crossed molecular beam studies of  C(3P,1D) and C2(X 1
Sg+, a 3Pu) reactions with acetylene
Physica Scripta, 78 (2008) 058117(9pp); DOI:10.1088/0031-8949/78/05/058117.
 

F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, K. H. Hickson, E. Segoloni, N. Balucani, S. Le Picard, P. Foggi, P. Casavecchia
Crossed molecular beam study of gas phase reactions relevant to the chemistry of planetary atmospheres: the case of  C2+C2H2
Planetary and Space Science, 56 (2008) 1658-1673; DOI:
10.1016/j.pss.2008.04.011.

 

A. Coustenis, S. Atreya, P. Casavecchia P, et al.
Surfaces and atmospheres of the outer planets, their satellites and ring systems: Part IV Preface
Planetary and Space Science, 56 (2008) 1571-1572.
 

F. Pirani, S. Brizi, L. F. Roncaratti, P. Casavecchia, D. Cappelletti, F. Vecchiocattivi
Beyond the Lennard-Jones model: A simple and accurate potential function probed by high-resolution scattering data useful for molecular dynamics simulations
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 10 (2008) 5489–5503  (Perspective, with Front Cover); DOI:
10.1039/b808524b.
 

X. Wang, W. Dong, C. Xiao, Z. Ren, D. Dai, X. Wang, P. Casavecchia, X. Yang, B. Jiang, D. Xie, D. H. Zhang, H.-J. Werner, and M. H. Alexander
The extent of non-Born-Oppenheimer coupling in the reaction of Cl(2P) with para-H2
Science, 322 (2008) 573-576; DOI:
10.1126/science.1163195.

 

 

2009

 

P. Casavecchia, F. Leonori, N. Balucani, R. Petrucci, G. Capozza, E. Segoloni
Probing the dynamics of polyatomic multichannel elementary reactions by crossed molecular beam experiments with soft electron-ionization mass spectrometric detection

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 11 (2009) 46-65; DOI: 10.1039/b814709d.
 

F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, M. Rosi, C. Bertheloite, S. Le Picard, I.R. Sims
Observation of organosulfur products (thiovinoxy, thioketene and thioformyl) from the reaction of S(1D) with ethylene

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 11 (2009) 4701-4706; DOI: 10.1039/b900059c.
 

F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, N. Balucani, K. H. Hickson, M. Hamberg, W. D. Geppert, P. Casavecchia, M. Rosi
Combined crossed beam and theoretical studies of the S(1D)+C2H2 reaction

Journal Of Physical Chemistry A, 113 (2009) 4330-4339; DOI: 10.1021/jp810989p.

 

N. Balucani, A. Bergeat, L. Cartechini, G.G. Volpi, P. Casavecchia, D. Skouteris, M. Rosi
Combined crossed molecular beam and theoretical studies of the N(2D)+CH4 reaction and implications for atmospheric models of Titan
Journal Of Physical Chemistry A, 113 (2009) 11138–11152; doi: 10.1021/jp904302g.

N. Balucani
ELEMENTARY REACTIONS AND THEIR ROLE IN GAS-PHASE PREBIOTIC CHEMISTRY
International Journal Of Molecular Sciences, 10 (2009) 2304-2335; doi: 10.3390/ijms10052304.

 

F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, M. Rosi, D. Skouteris, C. Bertheloite, S. Le Picard, A. Canosa, I.R. Sims
crossed-beam DYNAMICS, LOW-TEMPERATURE KINETICS, AND theoretical studies of the REACTION S(1D)+C2H4 reaction

Journal Of Physical Chemistry A, 113 (2009) 15328-15345 ; doi: 10.1021/jp906299v

 

P. Casavecchia, F. Vecchiocattivi, R. W Anderson, T. Kasai
His Arrows and His Targets: A Tribute to Vincenzo Aquilanti
Journal Of Physical Chemistry A, 113 (2009) 14181-14183 (2009).
 

 

 

2010

 

N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, F.J. Aoiz, L. Bañares, J.-M. Launay, B. Bussery-Honvault, Pascal Honvault
THE DYNAMICS OF THE C(1D)+H2 REACTION: A COMPARISON OF CROSSED MOLECULAR BEAM EXPERIMENTS WITH QUANTUM MECHANICAL AND QUASICLASSICAL TRAJECTORY CALCULATIONS ON THE FIRST TWO SINGLET (11A’ AND 11A”) POTENTIAL ENERGY  SURFACES
Molecular Physics, 108 (2010) 373-380; doi: 10.1080/00268970903476696.

 

F. Leonori, K. H. Hickson, S. Le Picard, X. Wang, R. Petrucci, P. Foggi, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia
Crossed-beam universal-detection reactive scattering of radical beams characterized by laser-induced-fluorescence: the case of C2 and CN
Molecular Physics, 108 (2010), in press; doi:
10.1080/00268971003657110
 

N. Balucani
GAS-PHASE PREBIOTIC CHEMISTRY IN EXTRATERRESTRIAL ENVIRONMENTS
Highlights of Astronomy, Volume 15 (2010), 682-683; doi: 10.1017/S1743921310010938 .

 

P. Casavecchia, K. Liu, X. Yang
Reactive scattering: reactions in three dimensions
In: Tutorials in Molecular Reaction Dynamics, Mark Brouard & Claire Vallance, eds. (Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing, Cambridge, UK), Ch. VI , (2010).
 

N. Balucani, F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, M. Stazi, D. Skouteris, M. Rosi, P. Casavecchia
Formation of nitriles and imines in the atmosphere of Titan: Combined crossed-beam and theoretical studies on the reaction dynamics of excited nitrogen atoms N(2D) with ethane
Faraday Discussions, 147 (2010), 189-216; doi:
10.1039/c004748a.

N. Balucani, F. Zhang, R.I. Kaiser
Elementary reactions of boron atoms with hydrocarbons - Toward the formation of organo-boron compounds

Chemical Reviews, 110 (2010) 5107-5127; doi: 10.1021/cr900404k.

 

 

 

2011

 

N. Balucani, F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, P. Casavecchia, D. Skouteris, M. Rosi
Experimental and theoretical studies on possible formation routes of organosulfur compounds in extraterrestrial environments
Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana, Supplementi, 16 (2011), 91-100;
http://sait.oat.ts.astro.it/MSAIS/16/index.html.
 

C. Berteloite, S. D. Le Picard, I. R. Sims, M. Rosi, F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, N. Balucani, X. Wang, P. Casavecchia
Low temperature kinetics, crossed beam dynamics and theoretical studies of the reaction S(1D) + CH4 and low temperature kinetics of S(1D) + C2H2
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13 (2011) 8485-8501; doi: 10.1039/C0CP02813D.

 

N. Balucani, F. Leonori, A. Bergeat, R. Petrucci, P. Casavecchia
Crossed-beam dynamics studies of the radical–radical combustion reaction O(3P) + CH3 (methyl)
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13 (2011) 8322-8330; doi:
110.1039/C0CP01623C.

 

A. Lagana', N. Balucani, S. Crocchianti, P.  Casavecchia, E. Garcia, A. Saracibar
An extension of the molecular simulator GEMS to calculate the signal of crossed beam experiments

Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6784 (2011) 453-465; doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21931-3_35
 

N. Balucani, P.  Casavecchia
Crossed molecular beam studies of astronomically relevant bimolecular reactions
Rendiconti Lincei - Scienze Fisiche e Naturali, 22 (2011) 173-181;; doi:
10.1007/s12210-011-0128-2

 

P. Casavecchia, N. Balucani
Nitrile
In:" Encyclopedia of Astrobiology" (ISBN: 3-642-11279-9), M. Gargaud, Ed., Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011, pp. 1117-1118. doi:
10.1007/978-3-642-11274-4
 

 

2012

 

F. Leonori, A. Occhiogrosso,  N. Balucani,  A. Bucci, R. Petrucci, P. Casavecchia
Crossed molecular beam dynamics studies of the O(3P) + allene reaction: Primary products, branching ratios, and dominant role of Intersystem Crossing
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 3 (2012) 75-80; doi:
10.1021/jz201519q.

 

N. Balucani, F. Leonori, P.  Casavecchia
Crossed molecular beam studies of bimolecular reactions of relevance in combustion
Energy, 43 (2012) 47-54; doi:
10.1016/j.energy.2011.10.052.
 

A. Lagana', E. Garcia, A. Paladini, P. Casavecchia, N. Balucani
The last mile of molecular reaction dynamics virtual experiments: the case of the OH(N=1-10)+CO(j=0-3) reaction
Faraday Discussions, 157 (2012) 415-436; doi:
10.1039/C2FD20046E
 

B. Fu, Y.-C. Han, J. M. Bowman, L. Angelucci, N. Balucani, F. Leonori, P.  Casavecchia
Intersystem crossing and dynamics in O(3P)+C2H4 multichannel reaction: Experiment validates theory

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109 (2012) 9733-9738; doi:10.1073/pnas.1202672109

 

N. Balucani
Elementary reactions of N atoms with hydrocarbons: first steps towards the formation of prebiotic N-containing molecules in planetary atmospheres
Chemical Society Reviews, 41 (2012) 5473-5483; doi:
10.1039/C2CS35113G
 

B. Fu, Y.-C. Han, J. M. Bowman, F. Leonori, N. Balucani, L. Angelucci, A. Occhiogrosso, R. Petrucci, P.  Casavecchia
Experimental and theoretical studies of the O(3P)+C2H4  reaction dynamics: Collision energy dependence of branching ratios and extent
of intersystem crossing

Journal of Chemical Physics, 137 (2012) 22A532; doi:10.1063/1.4746758

 

N. Balucani, D. Skouteris, F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, M. Hamberg, W.D. Geppert, P.  Casavecchia, M. Rosi
Combined crossed beam and theoretical studies of the N(2D)+C2H4 reaction and implications for atmospheric models of Titan
Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 116 (2012) 10467-10479; doi:
10.1021/jp3072316
 

F. Leonori, R. Petrucci, X. Wang, P. Casavecchia, N. Balucani
A crossed beam study of the reaction CN+C2H4 at a high collision energy: the opening of a new reaction channel
Chemical Physics Letters, 553 (2012) 1-5; doi:
10.1016/j.cplett.2012.09.070  

 

 

 

2013

O. Dutuit, N. Carrasco, R. Thissen, V. Vuitton, C. Alcaraz, P. Pernot, N. Balucani, P. Casavecchia, A. Canosa, S. Le Picard, J.-C. Loison, Z. Herman, J. Zabka, D. Ascenzi, P. Tosi, P. Franceschi, S. D. Price, P. Lavvas
Critical review of N, N+, N2+, N++ and N2++ main production processes and reactions of relevance to Titan's atmosphere

Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 204 (2013) 20 (45pp); doi: 10.1088/0067-0049/204/2/20

 

F. Leonori, D. Skouteris, R. Petrucci, P.  Casavecchia, M. Rosi, N. Balucani
Combined crossed beam and theoretical studies of the C(1D)+CH4 reaction
Journal of Chemical Physics, 138 (2013) 024311; doi: 10.1063/1.4773579 

 

 

 

 

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