Imaging Chemical Dynamics with Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy

Lead Research Organisation: University of Oxford
Department Name: Oxford Chemistry

Abstract

This programme reveals how molecules change on the femtosecond timescale and is motivated by the principle that chemical function depends on form. Observing structural dynamics during chemical reactions reveals information that can infer molecular behaviour or be used to synthesise new pharmaceuticals and catalysts. Such measurements conventionally use spectroscopy, which characterizes molecules according to the light they absorb at different frequencies. These 'fingerprint' spectra are observed over time to follow a reaction. However, molecules do not necessarily absorb light at easily accessible frequencies, meaning that important chemistry is often spectroscopically dark.

The emergence of a new technique in physics, Coulomb explosion imaging, opens the exciting possibility of investigating this dark chemistry directly. This method uses an intense and ultrafast laser pulse (35 fs) to quickly remove binding electrons from a molecule, leaving many positively charged sites that explode into fragments due to Coulomb's law. Measuring and correlating the relative velocities of these fragments as a function of time allows the shape of the molecule before the explosion to be reconstructed at different stages of a reaction.

This research will initiate photochemical reactions and probe their structural changes using Coulomb explosion imaging. Its key aim will be to observe complete reactions, particularly as they pass through short-lived structures, including intermediates and transition states that are of fundamental importance to controlling the reactivity of a molecule, and for predicting such behaviour computationally. This programme will also be the first to directly image spectroscopically dark biological photochemistry, and could reveal information on vital reactions, such as the stability of DNA with respect to UV light. Revealing this unknown chemistry will enable greater control of these mechanisms, leading to new light-driven chemistry or devices in the life and physical sciences.

The milestones outlined above will be reached through three projects. The first will develop a Coulomb explosion imaging experiment at the University of Oxford for the analysis of biomolecules isolated through electrospray ionisation. This will create a unique pathway to image structural biology that does not require crystallography, and which will be used as a starting point for investigating biomolecular dynamics. These will be investigated through the remaining two projects. One will develop a purpose-built tabletop instrument at Oxford to record 'molecular movies' of fundamental chemistry using time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging. The final project will be undertaken using the FLASH free electron laser at the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY), which allows molecular structures to be site-selectively ionised. My group will collaborate with researchers at DESY to use this selectivity to study charge transport in nucleobases and aromatic amino acids, revealing new insights into their essential chemistry.

Planned Impact

Beyond academic impact, this programme will benefit the UK by developing intellectual property and high-quality personnel in the following areas, supporting the EPSRC's 'Productive nation' prosperity outcome.

1. Creating intellectual property: Mass spectrometers are versatile tools that mix different ionisation, analysis, and detection procedures to suit diverse applications. This programme will achieve technical and innovative leadership in each of these aspects by developing advanced methods for particle detection and universal initiation. These will foster partnerships with both academic and commercial researchers. For example, multi-mass ion imaging offers a high-throughput alternative for mass spectrometry surface analysis that could be used to rapidly analyse biomarkers in clinical samples. Intense and ultrafast laser pulses may also become a robust post-ionisation source for laser desorption or secondary ion mass spectrometry. To facilitate the uptake of these outcomes by end users, this programme will be supported by Oxford University Innovation (OUI), who help patent and commercialize Oxford-based intellectual property. This will ensure that patentable technologies created through this programme will be widely disseminated.

2. Developing high-quality researchers: As outlined above, the proposed research will initiate a new field at the forefront of mass spectrometry that incorporates state-of-the-art methods from chemistry and physics. A direct benefit will be the development of early stage researchers and postdoctoral research associates, providing a competitive pool of talented mass spectrometrists that will meet the needs of UK companies. During this fellowship, I will train at least two PDRAs in instrument design, computer assisted modeling, programming, data acquisition, and analysis. These broadly transferable skills will prepare them for roles in industry or academia. Planned collaborations with researchers at DESY and conference participation will also enhance the outlook and international profiles of the PDRAs, and will help prepare the next generation of independent scientists in the UK.

3. Benefits to the public: This programme will engage young students with contemporary and inventive research. 'Molecular movies' acquired using Coulomb explosion imaging provide a clear and easily understandable way to watch chemistry in action, and such movies can be combined with simple tools, such as molecular modeling kits or visual aids, to communicate the underlying science in a straightforward way. Based on public interest generated through an article published by this PI in Periodic, Oxford Chemistry's alumni magazine (circulation: 8,000), these outcomes will be publicised through animated video podcasts prepared in collaboration with Oxford Sparks, a public outreach project at the University of Oxford aimed at students in Key Stages 3-5 and supported by Oxford Chemistry's Outreach team.
 
Description This programme is ongoing. We have so far constructed an imaging mass spectrometer to record 'ultrafast' chemical dynamics with timing precisions of about 50 fs. This is the same timescale at which chemical bonds break and form and will allow us to investigate fundamental reactions in new ways. A key aspect of our research is the development of Coulomb explosion imaging, both in our lab and at international facilities such as the FLASH and SACLA free electron lasers. Coulomb explosions allow molecules to be ionized more easily and hence provide a new approach to studying reaction dynamics that are otherwise difficult to observe, such as the biochemistry of vital reactions. This research therefore has the potential to greatly impact our understanding of these areas.
Exploitation Route The methodology and outcomes we are delivering are helping to establish the limitations of Coulomb explosion imaging as a chemical dynamics tool. These include the size of the molecules that can be studied, methods for extracting quantitative results, and the importance of stable experimental conditions. These will all be put to use in future experiments, including those at competitive beamtimes at free electron laser facilities. More generally, these outcomes will also help to observe the changing structures of molecular isomers as a function of time. As inferring molecular function from shape is a guiding principle of chemical activity, evaluating these structural dynamics for complex natural systems could potentially benefit the design of catalysts, pharmaceuticals, and other chemical devices.
Sectors Chemicals,Energy,Manufacturing, including Industrial Biotechology

 
Description (CALIPSOplus) - Convenient Access to Light Sources Open to Innovation, Science and to the World - FLASH (2019-08-18 to 2019-08-26)
Amount € 2,969 (EUR)
Funding ID 730872, FLASH: F-20181206 EC 
Organisation European Commission H2020 
Sector Public
Country Belgium
Start 06/2019 
End 08/2019
 
Description Coulomb Explosion Imaging of Metal Ion-Ligand Clusters
Amount £19,842 (GBP)
Funding ID RGS/R2/212360 
Organisation The Royal Society 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 11/2021 
End 11/2022
 
Description Covid-19 Rebuilding Research Momentum Fund - Developing a user facility at the SACLA free electron laser
Amount £2,600 (GBP)
Funding ID 0011012 
Organisation University of Oxford 
Sector Academic/University
Country United Kingdom
Start 07/2021 
End 02/2023
 
Description Department of Chemistry - Exceptional Strategic Fund
Amount £2,406 (GBP)
Organisation University of Oxford 
Sector Academic/University
Country United Kingdom
Start 03/2021 
End 04/2021
 
Description Isomerisation of gas-phase structures with Coulomb explosion imaging.
Amount £69,897 (GBP)
Funding ID 2446334 
Organisation Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 08/2020 
End 09/2023
 
Description Jersey Postgraduate Bursary
Amount £18,000 (GBP)
Organisation Government of Jersey 
Sector Public
Country Jersey
Start 09/2020 
End 09/2023
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20181206 EC - Imaging ultrafast photodynamics using site-selective X-ray ionization 
Organisation Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron (DESY)
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Principal investigator of a competitive beamtime at the FLASH free electron laser at DESY; lead author of the research proposal; responsible for overall research direction, data analysis, and publications.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor, mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation.
Impact R. Forbes et al., Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (2020), 53, 224001; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2019
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20181206 EC - Imaging ultrafast photodynamics using site-selective X-ray ionization 
Organisation European XFEL
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Principal investigator of a competitive beamtime at the FLASH free electron laser at DESY; lead author of the research proposal; responsible for overall research direction, data analysis, and publications.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor, mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation.
Impact R. Forbes et al., Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (2020), 53, 224001; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2019
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20181206 EC - Imaging ultrafast photodynamics using site-selective X-ray ionization 
Organisation Kansas State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Principal investigator of a competitive beamtime at the FLASH free electron laser at DESY; lead author of the research proposal; responsible for overall research direction, data analysis, and publications.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor, mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation.
Impact R. Forbes et al., Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (2020), 53, 224001; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2019
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20181206 EC - Imaging ultrafast photodynamics using site-selective X-ray ionization 
Organisation Lund University
Country Sweden 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Principal investigator of a competitive beamtime at the FLASH free electron laser at DESY; lead author of the research proposal; responsible for overall research direction, data analysis, and publications.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor, mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation.
Impact R. Forbes et al., Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (2020), 53, 224001; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2019
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20181206 EC - Imaging ultrafast photodynamics using site-selective X-ray ionization 
Organisation Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy; Research Network Berlin
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Principal investigator of a competitive beamtime at the FLASH free electron laser at DESY; lead author of the research proposal; responsible for overall research direction, data analysis, and publications.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor, mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation.
Impact R. Forbes et al., Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (2020), 53, 224001; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2019
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20181206 EC - Imaging ultrafast photodynamics using site-selective X-ray ionization 
Organisation Stanford University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Principal investigator of a competitive beamtime at the FLASH free electron laser at DESY; lead author of the research proposal; responsible for overall research direction, data analysis, and publications.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor, mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation.
Impact R. Forbes et al., Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (2020), 53, 224001; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2019
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20181206 EC - Imaging ultrafast photodynamics using site-selective X-ray ionization 
Organisation University of Oxford
Department Department of Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Principal investigator of a competitive beamtime at the FLASH free electron laser at DESY; lead author of the research proposal; responsible for overall research direction, data analysis, and publications.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor, mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation.
Impact R. Forbes et al., Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (2020), 53, 224001; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2019
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20191568 - Fragmentation dynamics of 1D and 2D polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons 
Organisation Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron (DESY)
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning and data analysis.
Collaborator Contribution Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise, beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, computational resources. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise, instrumentation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; astrochemistry, and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20191568 - Fragmentation dynamics of 1D and 2D polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons 
Organisation European XFEL
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning and data analysis.
Collaborator Contribution Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise, beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, computational resources. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise, instrumentation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; astrochemistry, and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20191568 - Fragmentation dynamics of 1D and 2D polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons 
Organisation Kansas State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning and data analysis.
Collaborator Contribution Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise, beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, computational resources. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise, instrumentation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; astrochemistry, and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20191568 - Fragmentation dynamics of 1D and 2D polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons 
Organisation Lund University
Country Sweden 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning and data analysis.
Collaborator Contribution Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise, beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, computational resources. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise, instrumentation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; astrochemistry, and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20191568 - Fragmentation dynamics of 1D and 2D polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons 
Organisation University of Oxford
Department Department of Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning and data analysis.
Collaborator Contribution Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - data analysis and publication preparation, ultrafast laser expertise, beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, computational resources. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Lund University - mass spectrometer expertise, instrumentation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. University of Oxford - mass spectrometry imaging sensor.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; astrochemistry, and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20200773 - The sensitivity of inner-shell photoelectron spectroscopy to non-Born-Oppenheimer and photodissociation dynamics in polyatomic molecules 
Organisation Daresbury Laboratory
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - lead investigators, project planning, data analysis and publication preparation. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. Daresbury Laboratory - data interpretation. University of Southampton - ultrafast laser expertise, data analysis and interpretation. University of Oxford - mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser and mass spectrometer expertise. University of Ottawa/NRC Ottawa - project planning and data interpretation.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20200773 - The sensitivity of inner-shell photoelectron spectroscopy to non-Born-Oppenheimer and photodissociation dynamics in polyatomic molecules 
Organisation Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron (DESY)
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - lead investigators, project planning, data analysis and publication preparation. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. Daresbury Laboratory - data interpretation. University of Southampton - ultrafast laser expertise, data analysis and interpretation. University of Oxford - mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser and mass spectrometer expertise. University of Ottawa/NRC Ottawa - project planning and data interpretation.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20200773 - The sensitivity of inner-shell photoelectron spectroscopy to non-Born-Oppenheimer and photodissociation dynamics in polyatomic molecules 
Organisation European XFEL
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - lead investigators, project planning, data analysis and publication preparation. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. Daresbury Laboratory - data interpretation. University of Southampton - ultrafast laser expertise, data analysis and interpretation. University of Oxford - mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser and mass spectrometer expertise. University of Ottawa/NRC Ottawa - project planning and data interpretation.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20200773 - The sensitivity of inner-shell photoelectron spectroscopy to non-Born-Oppenheimer and photodissociation dynamics in polyatomic molecules 
Organisation Kansas State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - lead investigators, project planning, data analysis and publication preparation. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. Daresbury Laboratory - data interpretation. University of Southampton - ultrafast laser expertise, data analysis and interpretation. University of Oxford - mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser and mass spectrometer expertise. University of Ottawa/NRC Ottawa - project planning and data interpretation.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20200773 - The sensitivity of inner-shell photoelectron spectroscopy to non-Born-Oppenheimer and photodissociation dynamics in polyatomic molecules 
Organisation Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy; Research Network Berlin
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - lead investigators, project planning, data analysis and publication preparation. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. Daresbury Laboratory - data interpretation. University of Southampton - ultrafast laser expertise, data analysis and interpretation. University of Oxford - mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser and mass spectrometer expertise. University of Ottawa/NRC Ottawa - project planning and data interpretation.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20200773 - The sensitivity of inner-shell photoelectron spectroscopy to non-Born-Oppenheimer and photodissociation dynamics in polyatomic molecules 
Organisation National Research Council of Canada
Country Canada 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - lead investigators, project planning, data analysis and publication preparation. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. Daresbury Laboratory - data interpretation. University of Southampton - ultrafast laser expertise, data analysis and interpretation. University of Oxford - mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser and mass spectrometer expertise. University of Ottawa/NRC Ottawa - project planning and data interpretation.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20200773 - The sensitivity of inner-shell photoelectron spectroscopy to non-Born-Oppenheimer and photodissociation dynamics in polyatomic molecules 
Organisation Stanford University
Department SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Country United States 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - lead investigators, project planning, data analysis and publication preparation. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. Daresbury Laboratory - data interpretation. University of Southampton - ultrafast laser expertise, data analysis and interpretation. University of Oxford - mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser and mass spectrometer expertise. University of Ottawa/NRC Ottawa - project planning and data interpretation.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20200773 - The sensitivity of inner-shell photoelectron spectroscopy to non-Born-Oppenheimer and photodissociation dynamics in polyatomic molecules 
Organisation University of Ottawa
Country Canada 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - lead investigators, project planning, data analysis and publication preparation. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. Daresbury Laboratory - data interpretation. University of Southampton - ultrafast laser expertise, data analysis and interpretation. University of Oxford - mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser and mass spectrometer expertise. University of Ottawa/NRC Ottawa - project planning and data interpretation.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20200773 - The sensitivity of inner-shell photoelectron spectroscopy to non-Born-Oppenheimer and photodissociation dynamics in polyatomic molecules 
Organisation University of Oxford
Department Department of Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - lead investigators, project planning, data analysis and publication preparation. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. Daresbury Laboratory - data interpretation. University of Southampton - ultrafast laser expertise, data analysis and interpretation. University of Oxford - mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser and mass spectrometer expertise. University of Ottawa/NRC Ottawa - project planning and data interpretation.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description FLASH Beamtime F-20200773 - The sensitivity of inner-shell photoelectron spectroscopy to non-Born-Oppenheimer and photodissociation dynamics in polyatomic molecules 
Organisation University of Southampton
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for FLASH BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Stanford University - lead investigators, project planning, data analysis and publication preparation. Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron - beamline staff scientist time, instrumentation, access to FLASH, data acquisition, ultrafast laser expertise, computational resources, publication contributions. European XFEL - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Kansas State University - ultrafast laser expertise, mass spectrometer expertise, publication contributions. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser expertise. Daresbury Laboratory - data interpretation. University of Southampton - ultrafast laser expertise, data analysis and interpretation. University of Oxford - mass spectrometer expertise, data analysis and publication preparation. Max Born Institute - ultrafast laser and mass spectrometer expertise. University of Ottawa/NRC Ottawa - project planning and data interpretation.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation Daikin Industries, Ltd
Country Japan 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation Goethe University Frankfurt
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute RIKEN
Department SPring-8
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation Kansas State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Country Japan 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation National Institutes of Natural Sciences
Department UVSOR Synchrotron Facility
Country Japan 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation ShanghaiTech University
Country China 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation Stanford University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation Tohoku University
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation University of Kyoto
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation University of Oxford
Department Department of Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation University of Southampton
Department Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8054 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging following core-level photoionization in disubstituted methane molecules 
Organisation University of Turku
Country Finland 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and the University of Turku were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. K. Ueda, Tohoku University). Daikin provided proprietary fluorocarbon samples to be used as target molecules for the experiment. Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in the short term. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation Goethe University Frankfurt
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute RIKEN
Department SPring-8
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation Kansas State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation National Institutes of Natural Sciences
Department UVSOR Synchrotron Facility
Country Japan 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation ShanghaiTech University
Country China 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation Stanford University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation Tohoku University
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation University of Kyoto
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation University of Oxford
Department Department of Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation University of Southampton
Department Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2019B8063 - Time resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of multi-channel non-adiabatic photodissociation dynamics in iodomethane and iodobenzene 
Organisation University of Turku
Country Finland 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Interfacing a mass spectrometry imaging sensor with instrumentation at the SACLA free electron laser (SACLA BL1); beamtime planning; data acquisition and analysis.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). Stanford University and Kansas State University provided ultrafast laser expertise and beamtime experience. Oxford provided access to a state-of-the-art mass spectrometry imaging sensor, as well as technical support in interfacing it with the SACLA instrumentation. SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise.
Impact F. Allum et al., Faraday Discussions (2021), 228, 571; further publications expected. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2020
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron (DESY)
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute RIKEN
Department SPring-8
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation Kansas State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Country Japan 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation National Institutes of Natural Sciences
Department UVSOR Synchrotron Facility
Country Japan 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation Stanford University
Department SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Country United States 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation Tohoku University
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation University of Bristol
Department School of Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation University of Kyoto
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation University of Oxford
Department Department of Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation University of Southampton
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021A8038 - Time-resolved Coulomb explosion imaging of the competition between ring-opening and direct dissociation in halo-cyclopropanes 
Organisation University of Turku
Country Finland 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation Deutsches Electronen-Synchrotron (DESY)
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute RIKEN
Department SPring-8
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation Kansas State University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Country Japan 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation National Institutes of Natural Sciences
Department UVSOR Synchrotron Facility
Country Japan 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation Stanford University
Department SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Country United States 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation Stony Brook University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation Tohoku University
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation University of Bristol
Department School of Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation University of Kyoto
Country Japan 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation University of Oxford
Department Department of Chemistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation University of Southampton
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description SACLA Beamtime 2021B8052 - Time-resolved site-selective Coulomb explosion imaging of photodissociation and ring-opening in structural isomers of iodothiophene 
Organisation University of Turku
Country Finland 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Remote beamtime support for SACLA BL1; including beamtime planning, data analysis, and publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution The Japan-based groups and Stanford University were responsible for beamtime organization and instrumentation (PI. R. Forbes, Stanford PULSE Institute). SPring-8 supported the project through beamline staff scientist time, access to the SACLA free electron laser, data acquisition support, computational resources, and ultrafast laser expertise. Researchers from Tohuku University, Kyoto University, the UVSOR Synchrotron Facility, and QST provided onsite ultrafast laser and instrumentation expertise. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all other contributions were made remotely. Researchers from Stanford, Oxford, Bristol, Southampton, Turku, DESY, and Kansas State participated, and groups from Oxford, Southampton, Stony Brook, and Stanford are now leading the data analysis.
Impact Data analysis is ongoing with publications expected in 2022-2023. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary: bridging atomic, molecular, and optical physics; physical chemistry; and mass spectrometry imaging.
Start Year 2021
 
Description Graduate open day - Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Poster session and individual discussions with prospective graduate students, helping them to determine a preferred supervisor in the Department.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019,2020,2021
 
Description MChem (Part II) open day - Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact Poster session and individual discussions with undergraduates in the Department. This helped them to decide on their final year master's projects. This led to four students joining my research group; two in the 2020-2021 academic year, and two in 2021-2022.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019,2021,2022