Research Interests of Department of Chemistry of Ions in Gaseous Phase

Dynamics and Kinetics of Ion - Molecule Collisions

The research directions are:

  • Experimental and theoretical studies of the dynamics and kinetics of chemical reaction involving singly- and multiply-charged ions; reactive scattering of ions, ion chemistry of planetary atmospheres.
  • Kinetic studies of the gas-phase radicals and molecules using variable-time neutralization-reionization mass spectrometry; experimental and theoretical studies of structure and reactivity of nitrocompound cations.
  • Experimental studies of ion-molecule reaction kinetics required for absolute selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry, SIFT-MS, for quantitative trace gas analysis.

Organic Mass Spectrometry

The research directions are:

  • Interdisciplinary studies using SIFT-MS, GC-MS, ESI and APCI in biology, physiology, electrochemistry,environmental and planetary science.
  • Application of mass spectrometry to structural studies of organic, bioorganic and organometallic compounds, and of mechanisms of ionization and fragmentation processes.
  • Organometallic mass spectrometry.
  • Mass spectrometry and nuclear quadrupole resonance spectrometry of explosives.

Department of Chemistry of Ions in Gaseous Phase

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