Welcome to the Laser Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics Laboratory in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Flinders University, South Australia.  We use lasers to:

We also develop software in-house for data collection and analysis.  Some of this software is available for other researchers to use for similar experiments.




Velocity Map Imaging (VMI) circularisation analysis method and software published

Image analysis software for processing of VMI images is available from our article in the Journal of Chemical Physics "Special Topic: Developments and Applications of ...

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Carbon nanotube slicing features on Catalyst Science Show

Slicing of carbon nanotubes using our lasers and the Vortex Fluidic Device features in the 'Unboiling an Egg' story on ABC's Catalyst program broadcast ...

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Media interest growing

Articles about the slicing nanotubes research, recently published in Nature Scientific Reports, have appeared on several news websites: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-03-12/new-use-found-for-unboil-an-egg-machine/7241532 http://phys.org/news/2016-03-egg-unboiling-machine-cooks-carbon.html

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Nature Scientific Reports publishes carbon nanotube work

We report on the use of a laser-based method to slice carbon nanotubes into small, constant-sized lengths. This is achieved by placing a solution of ...

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Predicting torsion-rotation spectra of complex molecules

Our work on understanding the energy flow in complex molecules has been published in Journal  of Molecular Spectroscopy.  We provide an efficient and reliable method ...

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Dimer dissociation paper published

We investigated the dissociation of the van der Waals molecules of nitric oxide with rare gasses, in particular the complexes: NO-He, NO-Ne and NO-Ar. "Rotational and ...

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