Part 1, :Experiment," contains eight in-depth studies, which illustrate the key experimental work being done in the field today:Chapter 1 provide a comprehensive review of the theory and application of inhomogeneous rf fields for the study of the dynamics of low-energy ion-molecules processesChapter 2 describes the application of multiphoton ionization (MPI) for the preparation of reactant ion statesChapter 3 reviews the application of MPI schemes for state specific cross-section measurements involving transition metal cationsChapter 4 describes the development of the threshold photoelectron secondary ion coincidence (TESICO) methodChapter 5 presents the conceptual and practical aspects of a multicoincidence techniqueChapter 6 details the experimental results obtained using the photoionization and differential reactivity methodsChapter 7 reviews the several recent crossed beam studies of charge transfer and collision-induced dissociation systems involving atomic and molecular ionsChapter 8 is a survey of 15 years of high resolution crossed beam scattering of protons with atoms, diatoms, and poly-atomic molecules
State-Selected and State-to-State Ion-Molecule Reaction Dynamics, Part 1: Experiment offers professionals a true state-of-the-science look at this fascinating and increasingly influential subject.
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Molecular Solvation Dynamics from Inelastic X-ray ScatteringMeasurements (R.H. Coridan and G.C.L. Wong)
Polymers Under Confinement (M. Muthukumar)
Computational Studies of the Properties of DNA-linkedNanomaterials (One-Sun Lee and George C. Schatz)
Nanopores: Single-Molecule Sensors of Nucleic Acid BasedComplexes (Amit Meller)
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The Emergence and Breakdown of Complexity
Dynamics at Extremes
Grand Questions Regarding Biomolecular Homochirality in the Originand Evolution of Life
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This two-part stand-alone volume in the prestigious Advances inChemical Physics series provides the most comprehensive overview ofelectron transfer science today. It draws on cutting-edge researchfrom diverse areas of chemistry, physics, and biology-covering themost recent developments in the field, and pointing to importantfuture trends. This second volume offers the followingsections:
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Continues to report recent advances with significant,up-to-date chapters.Contributing authors are internationally recognizedresearchers.
Computational Methods for Protein Folding seeks toilluminate recent advances in computational modeling of proteinfolding in a way that will be useful to physicists, chemists, andchemical physicists. Covering a broad spectrum of computationalmethods and practices culled from a variety of research fields, theeditors present a full range of models that, together, provide athorough and current description of all aspects of protein folding.A valuable resource for both students and professionals in thefield, the book will be of value both as a cutting-edge overview ofexisting information and as a catalyst for inspiring newstudies.
Computational Methods for Protein Folding is the120th volume in the acclaimed series Advances in Chemical Physics,a compilation of scholarly works dedicated to the dissemination ofcontemporary advances in chemical physics, edited by NobelPrize-winner Ilya Prigogine.