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J. Bocková, A. Rebelo, M. Ryszka, R. Pandey, D. Mészáros, P. Limão-Vieira, P. Papp, N. J. Mason, D. Townsend, K. L. Nixon, V. Vizcaino, J.-C. Poully & S. Eden, Thermal desorption effects on fragment ion production from multiphoton ionized uridine and selected analogues, Submitted.

N . Kotsina, M. Candelaresi, L. Saalbach, M. M. Zawadzki, S. W. Crane, C. Sparling & D. Townsend, Short-wavelength probes in time-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy: An extended view of the excited state dynamics in acetylacetone, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 22, 4647, (2020).

S. W. Crane, O. Ghafur, L. Saalbach, M. J. Paterson & D. Townsend, The influence of substituent position on the excited state dynamics operating in 4-, 5- and 6-hydroxyindole, Chem. Phys. Lett., 738, 136870, (2020).


I. Lamas, A. Longarte, A. Peralta Conde, G. Muga, D. Townsend & R. Montero, Dynamics of pyrroles excited to the 3s/πσ* state, J. Phys. Chem. A, 123, 8980, (2019).

S. W. Crane, O. Ghafur, T. Y. Cowie, A. G. Lindsay, J. O. F. Thompson, J. B. Greenwood, M. W. P. Bebbington & D. Townsend, Dynamics of electronically excited states in the eumelanin building block 5,6‑dihydroxyindole, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 21, 8152, (2019).

M. A. B. Larsen, T. I. Sølling, R. Forbes, A. E. Boguslavskiy, V. Makhija, K. Veyrinas, R. Lausten, A. Stolow, M. M. Zawadzki, L. Saalbach, N. Kotsina, M. J. Paterson & D. Townsend, Vacuum ultraviolet excited state dynamics of small amides, J. Chem. Phys., 150, 054301, (2019).

N. Kotsina, F. Belli, S. Gao, Y. Wang, P. Wang, J. C. Travers & D. Townsend, Ultrafast molecular spectroscopy using a hollow-core photonic crystal fiber light source, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 10, 715, (2019).

O. Ghafur, S. W. Crane, M. Ryszka, J. Bockova, A. Rebelo, L. Saalbach, S. De Camillis, J. B. Greenwood, S. Eden & D. Townsend, Ultraviolet relaxation dynamics in uracil: Time-resolved photoion yield studies using a laser-based thermal desorption source, J. Chem. Phys., 149, 034301, (2018).

O. Schalk, D. Townsend, T. J. A. Wolf, D. M. P. Holland, A. E. Boguslavskiy, M. Szöri & A. Stolow, Time-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy of nitrobenzene and its aldehydes, Chem. Phys. Lett., 691, 379, (2018).

N. Kotsina & D. Townsend, Relative detection sensitivity in ultrafast spectroscopy: State lifetime and laser pulse duration effects, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 19, 29409, (2017).

J. Miles, D. Fernandes, A. Young, C. M. M. Bond, S. W. Crane, O. Ghafur, D. Townsend, J. Sá & J. B. Greenwood, A new technique for probing chirality via photoelectron circular dichroism, Anal. Chim. Acta, 984, 134, (2017).

S. W. Crane, M. M. Zawadzki, J. O. F. Thompson, N. Kotsina, O. Ghafur & D. Townsend, Caveats in the interpretation of time-resolved photoionization measurements: A photoelectron imaging study of pyrrole, J. Chem. Phys., 145, 234304, (2016).

M. M. Zawadzki, M. Candelaresi, L. Saalbach, S. W. Crane, M. J. Paterson & D. Townsend, Observation of multi-channel non-adiabatic dynamics in aniline derivatives using time-resolved photoelectron imaging, Faraday Discuss., 194, 185, (2016).

T. F. M. Luxford, T. R. Sharples, D. Townsend, K. G. McKendrick & M. L. Costen, Comparative stereodynamics in molecule-atom and molecule-molecule rotational energy transfer: NO(A2Σ+) + He and D2, J. Chem. Phys., 145, 084312, (2016).

L. B. Klein, J. O. F. Thompson, S. W. Crane, L. Saalbach, T. I. Sølling, M. J. Paterson & D. Townsend, Ultrafast relaxation dynamics of electronically excited piperidine: Ionization signatures of Rydberg/valence evolution, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 25070, (2016).

L. B. Klein, T. J. Morsing, R. A. Livingstone, D. Townsend & T. I. Sølling, The effects of symmetry and rigidity on non-adiabatic dynamics in tertiary amines: a time-resolved photoelectron velocity-map imaging study of the cage-amine ABCO, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 9715, (2016).

J. O. F. Thompson, L. B. Klein, T. I. Sølling, M. J. Paterson & D. Townsend, The role of novel Rydberg-valence behaviour in the non-adiabatic dynamics of tertiary aliphatic amines, Chem. Sci., 7, 1826, (2016).

T. R. Sharples, T. F. M. Luxford, D. Townsend, K. G. McKendrick & M. L. Costen, Rotationally inelastic scattering of NO(A2Σ+) + Ar: Differential cross sections and rotational angular momentum polarization, J. Chem. Phys., 143, 204301, (2015).

M. M. Zawadzki, J. O. F. Thompson, E. A. Burgess, M. J. Paterson & D. Townsend, Time-resolved photoionization spectroscopy of mixed Rydberg-valence states: indole case study, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 26659, (2015).

S. De Camillis, J. Miles, G. Alexander, O. Ghafur, I. D. Williams, D. Townsend & J. B. Greenwood, Ultrafast non-radiative decay of gas-phase nucleosides, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 23643, (2015).

J. O. F. Thompson, L. Saalbach, S. W. Crane, M. J. Paterson & D. Townsend, Ultraviolet relaxation dynamics of aniline, N,N-dimethylaniline and 3,5-dimethylaniline at 250 nm, J. Chem. Phys., 142, 114309, (2015).

S. E. Greenough, M. D. Horbury, J. O. F. Thompson, G. M. Roberts, T. N. V. Karsili, B. Marchetti, D. Townsend & V. G. Stavros, Solvent induced conformer specific photochemistry of guaiacol, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 16187, (2014).

J. O. F. Thompson, R. A. Livingstone & D. Townsend, Following the relaxation dynamics of photoexcited aniline in the 273-266 nm region using time-resolved photoelectron imaging, J. Chem. Phys., 139, 034316, (2013).

A. S. Chatterley, J. D. Young, D. Townsend, J. M. Žurek, M. J. Paterson, G. M. Roberts & V. G. Stavros, Manipulating dynamics with chemical structure: probing vibrationally-enhanced tunnelling in photoexcited catechol, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15, 6879, (2013).

R. A. Livingstone, J. O. F. Thompson, M. Iljina, R. J. Donaldson, B. J. Sussman, M. J. Paterson & D. Townsend, Time-resolved photoelectron imaging of excited state relaxation dynamics in phenol, catechol, resorcinol and hydroquinone, J. Chem. Phys., 137, 184304, (2012).

E. Rubino, J. McLenaghan, S. C. Kehr, F. Belgiorno, D. Townsend, S. Rohr, C. E. Kuklewicz, U. Leonhardt, F. König & D. Faccio, Negative-frequency resonant radiation, Phys. Rev. Lett., 108, 253901, (2012).

R. Livingstone, O. Schalk, A. E. Boguslavskiy, G. Wu, L. T. Bergendahl, A. Stolow, M. J. Paterson & D. Townsend, Following the relaxation dynamics of indole and 5-hydroxyindole using time-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy, J. Chem. Phys., 135, 194307, (2011).

P. J. Bustard, G. Wu, R. Lausten, D. Townsend, I. A. Walmsley, A. Stolow & B. J. Sussman, From molecular control to quantum technology with the dynamic Stark effect, Faraday Discuss., 153, 321, (2011).

A. E. Boguslavskiy, M. S. Schuurman, D. Townsend & A. Stolow, Non-Born-Oppenheimer wavepacket dynamics in polyatomic molecules: vibrations at conical intersections in DABCO, Faraday Discuss., 150, 419, (2011).

D. Townsend, B. J. Sussman & A. Stolow, A Stark future for quantum control, J. Phys. Chem. A, 115, 357, (2011).


P. Hockett, M. Staniforth, K. L. Reid, & D. Townsend, Rotationally resolved photoelectron angular distributions from a nonlinear polyatomic molecule,  Phys. Rev. Lett., 102, 253002, (2009).

H. R. Hudock, B. G. Levine, A. L. Thompson, H. Satzger, D. Townsend, N. Gador, S. Ullrich, A. Stolow & T. J. Martinez, Ab initio molecular dynamics and time resolved photoelectron spectroscopy of electronically excited uracil and thymine, J. Phys. Chem. A, 111, 8500, (2007).

D. Townsend, H. Satzger, T. Ejdrup, A. M. D. Lee, H. Staplefeldt & A. Stolow, 1B2 (1Σu+) excited state decay dynamics in CS2, J. Chem. Phys., 125, 234302, (2006).

B. J. Sussman, D. Townsend, M. Yu. Ivanov & A. Stolow, Dynamic Stark control of photochemical processes, Science, 314, 278, (2006).

H. Satzger, D. Townsend & A. Stolow, Reassignment of the low-lying cationic states in gas-phase adenine and 9-methyl adenine, Chem. Phys. Lett., 430, 144, (2006).

S. A. Lahankar, S. D. Chambreau, D. Townsend, F. Suits, J. Farnum, X. Zhang, J. M. Bowman & A. G. Suits, The roaming atom pathway in formaldehyde decomposition, J. Chem. Phys., 125, 044303, (2006).

H. Satzger, D. Townsend, M. Z. Zigerski, S. Patchkovskii, S. Ullrich & A. Stolow, Primary processes underlying the photostability of isolated DNA bases: Adenine, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 103, 10196, (2006).

S. D. Chambreau, D. Townsend, S. A. Lahankar, S. K. Lee & A. G. Suits, Novel molecular elimination in formaldehyde photodissociation: The roaming H atom pathway, Phys. Scr., 73, C89, (2006).

D. Townsend, W. Li, S. K. Lee, R. L. Gross & A. G. Suits, Universal and state resolved imaging of chemical dynamics, J. Phys. Chem. A, 109, 8661, (2005).

S. K. Lee, D. Townsend, O. S. Vasyutinskii & A. G. Suits, O(1D2) orbital orientation in the ultraviolet photodissociation of ozone, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 7, 1650, (2005).

D. Townsend, S. A. Lahankar, S. K. Lee, S. D. Chambreau, A. G. Suits, X. Zhang, J. Rheinecker, L. B. Harding & J. M. Bowman, The roaming atom: Straying from the reaction path in formaldehyde decomposition, Science, 306, 1158, (2004).

D. Townsend, S. K. Lee & A. G. Suits, DC slice imaging of CH3Cl photolysis at 193.3 nm, J. Phys. Chem. A, 108, 8106, (2004).

D. Townsend, S. K. Lee & A. G. Suits, Orbital polarization from DC slice imaging: S(1D2) alignment in the photodissociation of ethylene sulfide, Chem. Phys., 301, 197, (2004).

D. Townsend, M. P. Minitti & A. G. Suits, Direct current slice imaging, Rev. Sci. Instr., 74, 2530, (2003).

R. A. L. Smith, V. G. Stavros, J. R. R. Verlet, H. H. Fielding, D. Townsend & T. P. Softley, The role of phase in molecular Rydberg wavepacket dynamics, J. Chem. Phys., 119, 3085, (2003).

D. Townsend, A. L. Goodgame, S. R. Procter, S. R. Mackenzie & T. P. Softley, Deflection of krypton Rydberg atoms in the field of an electric dipole, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 34, 439, (2001).

D. Townsend, & K. L. Reid, Photoionization dynamics probed by angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy of NH3 (B1E"), J. Chem. Phys., 112, 9783, (2000).