M. D. Brynteson, C. C. Womack, R. S. Booth, S. -H. Lee, J. J. Lin, and L. J. Butler, Radical Intermediates in the Addition of OH to Propene: Photolytic Precursors and Angular Momentum Effects, J. Phys. Chem. A, DOI 10.1021/jp4108987 (2014). [PDF] [ACS website]
L. Wang, C. -S. Lam, R. Chhantyal-Pun, M. D. Brynteson, L. J. Butler, and T. A. Miller, Imaging and Scattering Studies of the Unimolecular Dissociation of the BrCH2CH2O Radical from BrCH2CH2ONO Photolysis at 351 nm, J. Phys. Chem. A, 118 404-416 (2014). [PDF]
B. G. McKown, M. Ceriotti, C. C. Womack, E. Kamarchik, L. J. Butler, and J. M. Bowman, Effects of High Angular Momentum on the Unimolecular Dissociation of CD2CD2OH: Theory and Comparisons with Experiment, J. Phys. Chem. A, 117 10951-63 (2013). [PDF]
R. S. Booth, C. -S. Lam, M. D. Brynteson, L. Wang, and L. J. Butler, Elucidating the Decomposition Mechanism of Energetic Materials with Geminal Dinitro Groups Using 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane Photodissociation, J. Phys. Chem. A, 117 9531-9547 (2013). [PDF]
D. B. Straus, L. M. Butler, B. W. Alligood, and L. J. Butler, Analyzing Angular Distributions for Two-Step Dissociation Mechanisms in Velocity Map Imaging, J. Phys. Chem. A, 117 7102-7106 (2013). [PDF] [supplemental materials]
R. S. Booth, C. -S. Lam, and L. J. Butler, A Novel Mechanism for Nitric Oxide Production in Nitroalkyl Radicals that Circumvents Nitro-Nitrite Isomerization, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., DOI 10.1021/jz302138n (2013). DOI: 10.1021/jz302138n [PDF]
C. C. Womack, B. J. Ratliff, L. J. Butler, S. –H. Lee, and J. J. Lin, Photoproduct Channels from BrCD2CD2OH at 193 nm and the HDO + Vinyl Products from the CD2CD2OH Radical Intermediate, J. Phys. Chem. A, DOI 10.1021/jp21217t (2012). DOI: 10.1021/jp212167t [PDF]
C. C. Womack, R. S. Booth, M. D. Brynteson, L. J. Butler, and D. E. Szpunar, Characterizing the Rovibrational Distribution of CD2CD2OH Radicals Produced via the Photodissociation of 2-Bromoethanol-d4, J. Phys. Chem. A 115 14559-14569 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/jp2059694 [PDF]
B. W. Alligood, D. B. Straus, and L. J. Butler, Analyzing velocity map images to distinguish the primary methyl photofragments from those produced upon C-Cl bond photofission in chloroacetone at 193 nm, J. Chem. Phys. 135 034302 (2011). [PDF] [AIP website]
B. W. Alligood, C. C. Womack, D. B. Straus, F. R. Blase, and L. J. Butler, The dissociation of vibrationally excited CH3OSO radicals and their photolytic precursor, methoxysulfinyl chloride, J. Chem. Phys. 134 194304 (2011). [PDF] [AIP website]
B. J. Ratliff, B. W. Alligood, L. J. Butler, S. H. Lee, and J. J. Lin, Product Branching from the CH2CH2OH Radical Intermediate of the OH + Ethene Reaction, J. Phys. Chem. A 115 9097-9110 (2011). [PDF]
B. W. Alligood, C. C. Womack, M. D. Brynteson, and L. J. Butler, Dissociative photoionization of CH3C(O)CH2 to C2H5+, Int. J. Mass. Spectrom. 304 45–50 (2011) [PDF]
B. W. Alligood, B. L. FitzPatrick, D. E. Szpunar, and L. J. Butler, Chloroacetone Photodissociation at 193 nm and the Subsequent Dynamics of the CH3C(O)CH2 Radical, an Intermediate Formed in the OH + Allene Reaction en route to CH3 + Ketene, J. Chem. Phys. 134 054301 (2011) [PDF] [AIP website]
C. C. Womack, W. H. Fang, D. B. Straus, and L. J. Butler, Assessing an Impulsive Model for Rotational Energy Partitioning to Acetyl Radicals from the Photodissociation of Acetyl Chloride at 235 nm, J. Phys. Chem. A, 114, 13005 (2010). [PDF] [ACS website]
B. L. FitzPatrick, B. W. Alligood, L. J. Butler, S. -H. Lee, and J. J. Lin, Primary photodissociation pathways of epichlorohydrin and analysis of the C-C bond fission channels from an O(3P)+allyl radical intermediate, J. Chem. Phys. 133 094306(2010). [PDF] [AIP website]
B. J. Ratliff, C. C. Womack, X. N. Tang, W. M. Landau, L. J. Butler, and D. E. Szpunar, Modeling the Rovibrationally Excited C2H4OH Radicals from the Photodissociation of 2-Bromoethanol at 193 nm, J. Phys. Chem. A 114, 4934-4945 (2010). [PDF]
Britni J. Ratliff, Xiaonan Tang, Laurie J. Butler, David E. Szpunar and Kai-Chung Lau, Determining the CH3SO2 → CH3 + SO2 Barrier from Methylsulfonyl Chloride Photodissociation at 193 nm Using Velocity Map Imaging, J. Chem. Phys. 131 044304(2009). [PDF] [AIP website]
Bridget W. Alligood, Benjamin L. FitzPatrick, Emily Jane Glassman, Laurie J. Butler and Kai-Chung Lau, Dissociation Dynamics of the Methylsulfonyl Radical and its Photolytic Precursor CH3SO2Cl, J. Chem. Phys. 131, 044305 (2009). [PDF] [AIP website]
X. N. Tang, B. J. Ratliff, B. L. FitzPatrick, and L. J. Butler, Determination of the Barrier Height for Acetyl Radical Dissociation from Acetyl Chloride Photodissociation at 235 nm Using Velocity Map Imaging, J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 16050 (2008). [PDF]
B. L. FitzPatrick, M. Maienschein-Cline, L. J. Butler, S. -H. Lee, and J. J. Lin, Investigation of the O + allyl addition/elimination reaction pathways from the OCH2CHCH2 radical intermediate, J. Chem. Phys. 129, 084301 (2008). [PDF] [AIP website]
A. S. Raman, M. J. Bell, K. -C. Lau, and L. J. Butler, Photofragment imaging study of the CH2CCH2OH radical intermediate of the OH + allene reaction, J. Chem. Phys. 127, 154316 (2007). [PDF]
B. L. FitzPatrick, M. Maienschein-Cline, L. J. Butler, S. -H. Lee, and J. J. Lin, Determining the Partial Photoionization Cross-Sections of Ethyl Radicals, J. Phys. Chem. A 111 12417-12422 (2007). [PDF]
M. J. Krisch, M. J. Bell, B. L. FitzPatrick, L. R. McCunn, K. -C. Lau, Y. Liu, and L. J. Butler, Photodissociation pathways of 1,1-dichloroacetone , J. Phys. Chem. A 111 5968-5980 (2007). [PDF]
D. I. G. Bennett, L. J. Butler, and H. -J. Werner, Comparing Electronic Structure Predictions for the Ground State Dissociation of Vinoxy Radicals, J. Chem. Phys. 127, 094309 (2007).[PDF]
M. J. Bell, K.-C. Lau, M. J. Krisch, D. I. G. Bennett, L. J. Butler and F. Weinhold Characterization of the Methoxy Carbonyl Radical Formed via Photolysis of Methyl Chloroformate at 193.3 nm, J. Phys. Chem. A 111, 1762-1770 (2007). [PDF]
Kai-Chung Lau, Yi Liu and Laurie J. Butler, and J. J. Lin Photodissociation of 1-bromo-2-butene, 4-bromo-1-butene and cyclopropylmethyl bromide at 234 nm studied using velocity map imaging, J. Chem. Phys. 125, 144312 (2006). [PDF]
L. R. McCunn, B. L. FitzPatrick, M. J. Krisch, L. J. Butler, C. -W. Liang, and J. J. Lin Unimolecular dissociation of the propargyl radical intermediate of the CH + C2H2 reaction , J. Chem. Phys. 125, 133306 (2006). [PDF]
Y. Liu, K. -C. Lau, and L. J. Butler, Photodissociation of Cyclobutyl Bromide at 234 nm Studied Using Velocity Map Imaging , J. Phys. Chem. A 110, 5379-5385 (2006).[PDF]
L. R. McCunn, K. -C. Lau, M. J. Krisch, L. J. Butler, J. -W. Tsung, and J. J. Lin, Unimolecular Dissociation of the CH3OCO Radical: An Intermediate in the CH3O + CO reaction , J. Phys. Chem. A, 110, 1625-1634 (2006),[PDF]
L. R. McCunn, D. I. G. Bennett, L. J. Butler, H. Fan, F. Aguirre, and S. T. Pratt, The Photodissociation of Propargyl Chloride at 193 nm , J. Phys. Chem. A, 110, 843-850 (2006),[PDF]
K. -C. Lau, Y. Liu, and L. J. Butler, Probing the barrier for CH2CHCO → CH2CH + CO by the velocity map imaging method , J. Chem. Phys. 123, 054322-(1-9) (2005).[PDF]
L. R. McCunn, M. J. Krisch, Y. Liu, L. J. Butler, and J. Shu, A Study of the Unimolecular Dissociation of the 2-Buten-2-yl Radical via the 193 nm Photodissociation of 2-Chloro-2-butene , J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 6430-6439 (2005).[PDF]
J. L. Miller, M. J. Krisch, L. J. Butler, and J. Shu, Dissociation Channels of the 1-Buten-2-yl Radical and its Photolytic Precursor 2-Bromo-1-butene , J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 4038-4048 (2005).[PDF]
M. J. Krisch, M. C. Reid, L. R. McCunn, L. J. Butler, and J. Shu, Photofragment Translational Spectroscopy of Nitric Acid at 248 nm with VUV Photoionization Detection of Products , Chem. Phys. Lett. 397, 21-25 (2004). [PDF]
Y. Liu and L. J. Butler, C-Cl bond fission dynamics and angular momentum recoupling in the 235 nm photodissociation of allyl chloride , J. Chem. Phys. 121, 11016-11022 (2004).[PDF]
L. R. McCunn, M. J. Krisch, K. Takematsu, L. J. Butler, and J. Shu, Competing pathways in the 248 nm photodissociation of propionyl chloride and the barrier to dissociation of the propionyl radical , J. Phys. Chem A, 108, 7889-7894 (2004).[PDF]
J. L. Miller, L. R. McCunn, M. J. Krisch, L. J. Butler, and J. Shu, Dissociation of the Ground State Vinoxy Radical and its Photolytic Precursor Chloroacetaldehyde: Electronic Nonadiabaticity and the Suppression of the H + Ketene Channel , J. Chem. Phys., 121, 1830-1838 (2004)[PDF]
J. L. Miller, Theoretical study of the straight-chain C4H7 radicals and their dissociation and isomerization transition states, J. Phys. Chem. A 108, 2268-77 (2004).[PDF] [SupportingDoc1] [SupportingDoc2](completed by Miller during her Ph.D. work in my group.)
M. J. Krisch, L. R. McCunn, K. Takematsu, L. J. Butler, F. R. Blase, and J. Shu, The photodissociation of CH3OCl to CH3O + Cl at 248 nm , J. Phys. Chem. A 106, 1650-6 (2004).[PDF]
D. E. Szpunar, J. L. Miller, L. J. Butler and F. Qi, The 193 nm photodissociation of acryloyl chloride to probe the unimolecular dissociation of CH2CHCO radicals and CH2CCO, J. Chem. Phys. 120, 4223-30 (2004). [PDF]
D. E. Szpunar, Y. Liu, M. J. McCullagh, and L. J. Butler, Photodissociation of allyl-d2 iodide excited at 193 nm: Stability of highly rotationally excited H2CDCH2 radicals to C-D bond fission, J. Chem. Phys. 119, 5078-5084 (2003). [PDF]
M. J. Krisch, J. L. Miller, L. J. Butler, H. Su, R. Bersohn, and J. Shu, Photodissociation Dynamics of Ethyl Ethynyl Ether: A new ketenyl radical precursor, J. Chem. Phys. 119, 176-186 (2003).[PDF]
J. L. Miller, M. L. Morton, L. J. Butler, F. Qi, M. J. Krisch, and J. Shu, Comment on 'Dissociation Channels of the 1-Propenyl Radical and its Photolytic Precursor cis-1-Bromopropene', J. Phys. Chem. A 106, 10965-10967 (2002).[PDF]
M. L. Morton, J. L. Miller, L. J. Butler, and F. Qi, Dissociation Channels of the 1-Propenyl Radical and its Photolytic Precursor cis-1-Bromopropene, J. Phys. Chem. A 106, 10831-10842 (2002).[PDF]

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