Publications

Papers

* - undergraduate co-author 

  1. 1. V. P. Barber*, J. J. Newby, Jet-cooled fluorescence spectroscopy of a natural product: anethole. J. Phys. Chem. A, Accepted, 2013. (Open Access funded by Swarthmore College)
  2. J. J. Newby, M. A. Legg, B. Rogers, M. J. Wirth, Annealing of silica to reduce the concentration of isolated silanols and peak tailing in reverse phase liquid chromatography. J. Chromatogr. A. 1218 (2011) 5131-5135.
  3. J. J. Newby, Spectroscopy and Excited State Dynamics of Aromatic Species Relevant to the Atmosphere of Titan. Ph. D. Dissertaion. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, December 2009.
  4. C. W. Müller, J. J. Newby, C. P. Liu, C. P. Rodrigo, T. S. Zwier, Duschinsky mixing between four non-totally symmetric normal coordinates in the S1-S0 vibronic structure of phenylvinylacetylene: A quantitative analysis. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12 (2010) 2331-2343.
  5. J. J. Newby, C. P. Liu, C. W. Müller, W. H. James III, E. G. Buchanan, H D. Lee, T. S. Zwier, Spectroscopic characterization of structural isomers of naphthalene II: Z-Phenylvinylacetylene, J. Phys. Chem. A. 114 (2010) 3190-3198.
  6. J. J. Newby, C. W. Müller , C. P. Liu,H. D. Lee, T. S. Zwier, Probing E/Z isomerization of the C10H8 potential energy surface with ultraviolet population transfer spectroscopy, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132 (2010) 1611-1620.
  7. J. J. Newby, C. Müller, C. P. Liu, T. S. Zwier, Jet-cooled vibronic spectroscopy of potential intermediates along the pathway to PAH: Phenylcyclopentadi-1,3-ene, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11 (2009) 8316-8329.
  8. J. J. Newby, C. P. Liu, C. Müller, T. S. Zwier, Jet-cooled vibronic spectroscopy and asymmetric torsional potentials of phenylcyclopentene, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11 (2009) 8330-8341.
  9. C. P. Liu, J. J. Newby, C. W. Müller, H. D. Lee, T. S. Zwier. Spectroscopic characterization of structural isomers of naphthalene: E- and Z-phenylvinylacetylene, J. Phys. Chem. A. 112, (2008) 9454-9466.
  10. J.J. Newby, J. A. Stearns, C. P. Liu, T. S. Zwier, Photochemical and discharge-driven pathways to aromatic products from 1,3-butadiene, J. Phys Chem. A. 111, (2007), 10914 -10927.
  11. S.A. Peebles, R.A. Peebles, J.J. Newby and M.M. Serafin, Tunneling Motions and the Barrier to Inversion in the Dimethyl Ether-CS2 van der Waals Dimer, Chem. Phys. Lett. 410(2005), 77-81.
  12. J.J. Newby, M.M. Serafin, R.A. Peebles and S.A. Peebles, Rotational Spectrum of the Dimethyl Ether-Acetylene Complex: Evidence for an Effective C2v Geometry, J. Phys. Chem. A. (2005), 109(24), 5316-5322.
  13. J.J. Newby, R.A. Peebles, S.A. Peebles, Heavy atom structure and conformer stabilities of cyclopropyl carbinol from rotational spectroscopy and ab initio calculations, J. Mol. Struct. 740, (2005), 133-142.
  14. J.J. Newby, M.M. Serafin, R.A. Peebles, S.A. Peebles, Rotational Spectrum, Structure and Modeling of the OCS-CS2 van der Waals Dimer, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7, (2005), 487-492.
  15. J.J. Newby, R.A. Peebles, S.A. Peebles, The Structure of the Dimethyl Ether-CO2 van der Waals Complex from Microwave Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. A. 108, (2004), 11234-11240.
  16. J.J. Newby, R.A. Peebles, S.A. Peebles, The Dimethyl Ether-OCS Dimer: Rotational Spectrum, Structure and Ab Initio Calculations, J. Phys. Chem. A. 108, (2004), 7372-7378.

Presentations (presenter in bold)

* - undergraduate co-author

  1. V. P. Barber*, J. J. Newby. Spectroscopic characterization of a natural product: anethole. Poster at the 246th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September 8-12, 2013
  2. V. P. Barber*, J. J. Newby. Spectroscopic characterization of a natural product: anethole. Talk at the 68th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 17-21, 2013.
  3. J. J. Newby, M. A. Legg, B. Rogers, M. J. Wirth, Annealing of silica to reduce the concentration of isolated silanols and peak tailing in reverse phase liquid chromatography. Poster at the 42nd ACS Central Regional Meeting Indianapolis IN, June 8-10 2011.
  4. J. J. Newby, M. J. Wirth. Submicrometer particles for protein UHPLC. Poster at the Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference, West Lafayette, IN, October 7-9, 2010.
  5. J. J. Newby, C. P. Liu, C. W. Müller, H D. Lee, T. S. Zwier. Excited State Isomerization of a Stilbene Analog: E / Z Phenylvinylacetylene. Poster at the Gordon Research Conference on Electronic Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Waterville ,ME, July 19-24, 2009.
  6. J. J. Newby, C. P. Liu, C. W. Müller, H D. Lee, T. S. Zwier. Excited State Isomerization of a Stilbene Analog: E / Z Phenylvinylacetylene. Talk at the 64th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 22-26, 2009.
  7. J. J. Newby, C. P. Liu, C. W. Müller, W. H. James III, E. G. Buchanan, H D. Lee, T. S. Zwier. Characterization of Structural Isomers of Naphthalene: Electronic Spectroscopy of Z-Phenylvinylacetylene. Talk at the 64th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 22-26, 2009.
  8. E. G. Buchanan, C. P. Rodrigo, W. H. James III, J. J. Newby T. S. Zwier. Conformation-Specific Electronic and Vibrational Spectroscopy of Dibenzo-15-Crown-5 Ether in a Supersonic Jet. Talk at the 64th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 22-26, 2009.
  9. J. J. Newby, C. Müller, C. P. Liu, T. S. Zwier, Vibronic Spectroscopy Relevant to Planetary Atmospheres, Invited Talk at Eastern Illinois University Chemistry Seminar, Charleston, IL, January 21, 2009.
  10. J. J. Newby, T. S. Zwier, Conformation Specific Spectroscopy of p-dibenzylbenzene. Talk at the 63rd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 16-20, 2008.
  11. J. J. Newby, C. Müller, C. P. Liu, T. S. Zwier, Torsional Analysis of Phenylcyclopentenes. Talk at the 63rd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 16-20, 2008.
  12. C. W. Müller, C.P. Liu, J. J. Newby and T. S. Zwier, Duschinsky mixing between four non-totally symmetric normal coordinates in the S1-S0 vibronic structure of phenylvinylacetylene: a quantitative analysis. Talk at the 63rd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 16-20, 2008.
  13. J. J. Newby, C.-P. Liu, C. Müller and T. S. Zwier, Vibronic spectroscopy of jet-cooled aromatics relevant to planetary atmospheres. Talk at the 22nd Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure, Austin, TX, March 1-4, 2008.
  14. J. J. Newby, C.-P. Liu, C. Müller and T. S. Zwier, The ultraviolet spectroscopy of phenylcyclopentene and phenylcyclopentadiene. Talk at the 62nd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 18-22, 2007.
  15. J. J. Newby, J. A. Stearns, C.-P. Liu and T. S. Zwier, Photochemical and Discharge-driven pathways to aromatics from 1,3-butadiene: Exploring aromatic production in Titan's atmosphere. Talk at the 62nd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 18-22, 2007.
  16. C.P. Liu, J. J. Newby, C. W. Müller and T. S. Zwier, Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Jet-Cooled 1-Phenyl-1-buten-3-yne in its Ground and First Excited States. Talk at the 62nd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 18-22, 2007.
  17. J. J. Newby, R. A. Peebles, S. A. Peebles, Inversion Motions in the Dimethyl Ether-Carbon Disulfide Dimer. Talk at the 60th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 20-24, 2005.
  18. J. J. Newby, M. M. Serafin, Rebecca A. Peebles, Sean A. Peebles, Effective C2v Symmetry in the Dimethyl Ether- Acetylene. Talk at the 60th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 20-24, 2005.
  19. R.A. Peebles, J.J. Newby, S.A. Peebles, Microwave Spectra, Heavy Atom Structure, and ab initio Calculations on Cyclopropyl Carbinol. Talk at the 59th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 21-25, 2004.
  20. J.J. Newby, R.A. Peebles, S.A. Peebles, Microwave Investigation of C-H Hydrogen Bonding Interactions in the Dimethyl Ether-OCS Dimer. Talk at the 59th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH, June 21-25, 2004.