Publications

45) “Two-to-three dimensional transition in neutral gold clusters: The crucial role of van derWaals interactions and temperature”

Goldsmith, B. R.; Florian, J.; Liu, J.-X.; Gruene, P., Lyon, J. T.; Rayner, D. M.; Fielicke, A.; Scheffler, M.; Ghiringhelli, L. M. Phys. Rev. Mater. 2019, 3, 016002 (12 pages).

 

44) “Structure dependent magnetic coupling in cobalt doped silicon clusters”

Li, Y.; Tam, N. M.; Woodham, A.; Lyon, J. T.; Lievens, P.; Fielicke, A.; Nguyen, M. T.; Janssens, E. J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 19454-19460.

 

43) “The Structures of Silicon Clusters Doped with Two Gold Atoms, SinAu2 (n = 1 - 10)”

Dore, E. M.; Lyon, J. T. J. Clust. Sci. 2016, 27, 1365-1381.

 

42) “Matrix Isolation Infrared Spectroscopic and Theoretical Study of the Reactions Between Group 5 Transition Metals and CX4 Molecules (X = H, F, and Cl)”

Lyon, J. T.; Cho, H.-C.; Andrews, L. J. Phys. Chem. A 2015, 119, 12742-12755.

 

41) "Structural Identification of gold doped silicon clusters via far-infrared spectroscopy”

Li, Y.; Lyon, J. T.; Woodham, A. P.; Lievens, P.; Fielicke, A.; Janssens, E. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 10896-10903.

 

40) “Far-IR Spectra and Structures of Cationic Ruthenium Clusters: Evidence for Cubic Motifs”

Kerpal, C.; Harding, D. J.; Rayner, D. M.; Lyon, J. T.; Fielicke, A. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 10869-10875.

 

39) "Structure Assignment, Electronic Properties, and Magnetism Quenching of Endohedrally Doped Neutral Silicon Clusters, SinCo (n = 10-12)"

Li, Y.; Tam, M. T.; Claes, P.; Woodham, A. P.; Lyon, J. T.; Ngan, V. T.; Nguyen, M. T.; Lievens, P.; Fielicke, A.; Janssens, E. J. Phys. Chem. A 2014, 118, 8198-8203.

 

38) "Far-IR Spectra of Small Neutral Gold Clusters in the Gas Phase"

Gruene, P.; Butschke, B.; Lyon, J. T.; Rayner, D. M.; Fielicke, A. Z. Phys. Chem. 2014, 228, 337-350.

 

37) "The Geometric Structure of Silver-Doped Silicon Clusters"

Li, Y.; Lyon, J. T.; Woodham, A. P.; Fielicke, A.; Janssens, E. ChemPhysChem 2014, 15, 328-336.

 

36) "Not so loosely bound rare gas atoms: finite-temperature vibrational fingerprints of neutral gold-cluster complexes"

Ghiringhelli, L. M.; Gruene, P.; Lyon, J. T.; Rayner, D. M.; Meijer, G.; Fielicke, A.; Schefffler, M. N. J. Phys. 2013, 15, 083003 (22 pages).

 

35) "N2 Activation by Neutral Ruthenium Clusters"

Kerpal, C.; Harding, D. J.; Lyon, J. T.; Meijer, G.; Fielicke, A. J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 12153-12158.

34) "The structures of neutral transition metal doped silicon clusters, SinX (n = 6-9; X = V, Mn)"

Claes, P.; Ngan, V. T.; Haertelt, M.; Lyon, J. T.; Fielicke, A.; Nguyen, M. T.; Lievens, P.; Janssens, E. J. Chem. Phys. 2013, 138, 194301 (7 pages).

33) "Infrared Spectra of M-η2-CH and HM-C≡CH Produced in Reactions of Laser-Ablated Group 6 Metal Atoms with Acetylene"

Cho, H.-G.; Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. J. Phys. Chem. A 2012, 116, 11880-11887.

 

32) "High Magnetic Moments in Manganese-Doped Silicon Clusters"

Ngan, V. T.; Janssens, E.; Claes, P.; Lyon, J. T.; Fielicke, A.; Nguyen, M. T.; Lievens, P. Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 15788-15793. 

 

31) "Gas-Phase Structures of Neutral Silicon Clusters"

Haertelt, M.; Lyon, J. T.; Claes, P.; de Haeck, J.; Lievens, P.; Fielicke, A. J. Chem. Phys. 2012, 136, 064301 (6 pages).  

 

30) “Structural investigation of endohedrally doped silicon clusters (SinV+, n=12-16)”

Claes, P.; Janssens, E.; Ngan, V. T.; Greune, P. Lyon, J. T.; Fielicke, A.; Nguyen, M. T.; Lievens, P.  Phys. Rev. Lett. 2011, 107, 173401 (4 pages).

 

29) Gruene, P.; Lyon, J. T.; Fielicke, A. “Vibrational Spectroscopy of Strongly Bound Clusters” in Handbook of Nanophysics 2, Sattler, K., Ed. Taylor and Francis (CRC Press), 2010, pp 9.1-9.14.

 

28) Gruene, P.; Lyon, J. T.; Meijer, G.; Lievens, P.; Fielicke, A. “New Tools for Structure Elucidation in the Gas Phase: IR Spectroscopy of Bare and Doped Silicon Nanoparticles” in Advances in Nanotechnology, Materials and Devices (Volume 3), Pignataro, B., Ed. Wiley, 2010, pp 183-206.

 

27) “Probing C–O bond activation on gas-phase transition metal clusters: Infrared multiple photon dissociation spectroscopy of Fe, Ru, Re, and W cluster CO complexes”

Lyon, J. T.; Gruene, P.; Fielicke, A.; Meijer, G.; Rayner, D. M. J. Chem. Phys. 2009, 131, 184706 (7 pages).

 

26) “Vibrational Spectroscopy of Neutral Silicon Clusters via Far-IR-VUV two Color Ionization”

Fielicke, A.; Lyon, J. T.; Härtelt, M.; Meijer, G.; Claes, P.; de Haeck, J.; Lievens, P. J. Chem. Phys. 2009, 131, 171105 (4 pages).

 

25) “Formation and Calculations of Simple Terminal Triplet Pnictinidene Molecules N÷MF3, P÷MF3, and As÷MF3 (M=Ti, Zr, Hf)”

Wang, X.; Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 6297-6302.

 

24) “The Structures of Silicon Cluster Cations in the Gas Phase”

Lyon, J. T.; Gruene, P.; Meijer, G.; Fielicke, A.; Janssens, E.; Claes, P.; Lievens, P. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 1115-1121.

 

23) “Reaction of Laser-Ablated Iron Atoms with Halomethanes: Infrared Spectra, Density Functional Calculations, and Structures of Simple Iron Insertion and Methylidene Complexes”

Cho, H.-G.; Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Organometallics 2008, 27, 5241-5251.

 

*22) “Structures of Neutral Au7, Au19, and Au20 Clusters in the Gas Phase”

Gruene, P.; Rayner, D. M.; Redlich, B.; van der Meer, A. F. G.; Lyon, J. T.; Meijer, G.; Fielicke, A. Science 2008, 321, 674-676.

(featured in Chem. Eng. News 2008, 86(31), 36-37. and in Nat. Nanotechnol. 2008, 3, 523.)

 

21) “Reactions of Actinide Metal Atoms with Ethane:  Computation and Observation of New Th and U Ethylidene Dihydride, Metallacyclopropane Dihydride, and Vinyl Metal Trihydride Complexes”

Cho, H.-G.; Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. J. Phys. Chem. A 2008, 112, 6902-6907.

 

20) “Infrared Spectra and Electronic Structures of Agostic Uranium Methylidene Molecules”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L.; Hu, H.-S.; Li, J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 1435-1442.

 

*19) “Reactions of Thorium Atoms with Polyhalomethanes:  Infrared Spectra of the CH2=ThX2, HC÷ThX3, and XC÷ThX3 Complexes”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 1047-1058.

(featured on the journal cover)

 

*18) “Formation of Uranium Methylidyne Complexes CH≡UF3 and CF≡UF3”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L.; Hu, H.-S.; Li, J. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2007, 104, 18919-18924.

(featured in Nature 2007, 450, 460.)

 

17) “Chirality, Agosticity, and Pyramidality in Actinide Methylidene Complexes”

Hu, H.-S.; Li, J.; Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 9045-9049.

 

16) “Methylidyne XC≡MX3 (M = Cr, Mo, W; X = H, F, Cl) Diagnostic C-H and C-X Stretching Absorptions and the CH2=MX2 Analogues”

Lyon, J. T.; Cho, H.-G.; Andrews, L. Organometallics 2007, 26, 6373-6387.

 

15) “Experimental and Theoretical Evidence for U(C6H6) and Th(C6H6) Complexes”

Infante, I.; Raab, J.; Lyon, J. T.; Liang, B.; Andrews, L.; Gagliardi, L. J. Phys. Chem. A 2007, 111, 11996-12000.

 

14) “Infrared and DFT Investigations of the XC≡ReX3 and HC≡ReX3 Complexes:  Jahn-Teller Distortion and the Methylidyne C-X(H) Stretching Absorptions ”

Lyon, J. T.; Cho, H.-G.; Andrews, L.; Hu, H.-S.; Li, J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 8728-8738.

 

13) “Group 4 Metal Atom Reactions with CF3Cl, CFCl3, CF3Br, and CF3I: A Matrix Infrared Spectroscopic and DFT Investigation of Competitive α-Halogen Transfer of Form Triplet XC÷MX3 Complexes”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Organometallics 2007, 26, 4152-4159.

 

12) “Infrared Spectrum and Bonding in Uranium Methylidene Dihydride, CH2=UH2”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L.; Malmqvist, P.-Å.; Roos, B. O.; Yang, T.; Bursten, B. E. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 4917-4925.

 

*11) “Group 4 Transition Metal CH2=MF2, CHF=MF2, and HC÷MF3 Complexes Formed via α-Fluorine Transfer”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 4799-4808.

(featured on the journal cover)

 

*10) “Titanium, Zirconium, and Hafnium Metal Atom Reactions with CF4, CCl4, and CF2Cl2: A Matrix Isolation Spectroscopic and DFT Investigation of Triplet XC÷MX3 Complexes”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Organometallics 2007, 26, 2519-2527.

(one of the years “Most Cited Articles” for this journal)

 

9) “An Infrared Spectroscopic and Theoretical Study of Group 4 Transition Metal CH2=MCl2 and HC÷MCl3 Complexes”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Organometallics 2007, 26, 332-339.

 

*8) “Electron Deficient Carbon-Titanium Triple Bonds: Formation of Triplet XC÷TiX3 Methylidyne Complexes”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 9858-9863.

(awarded the Gwathmey prize for the best paper in the physical sciences at UVa)

 

7) “Group 4 Transition Metal-Benzene Adducts: Carbon Ring Deformation upon Complexation”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. J. Phys. Chem. A 2006, 110, 7806-7815.

 

6) “Formation of CH2=TiF2 by C-F Activation and α-F Transfer”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Organometallics 2006, 25, 1341-1343.

 

5) “Formation and Characterization of the Uranium Methylidene Complexes CH2=UHX (X = F, Cl, and Br)”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 1847-1852.

 

4) “Formation and Characterization of Thorium Methylidene Complexes”

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 8610-8616.

 

3) “Pentachlorocyclopropane/Base Complexes: Matrix Isolation Infrared Spectroscopic and Density Functional Study of C-H---N Hydrogen Bonds”

Baker, A. B.; Samet, C.; Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. J. Phys. Chem. A 2005, 109, 8280-8289.

 

2) "Infrared Spectra of the Au-C60 Complex"

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. ChemPhysChem 2005, 6, 229-232.

 

1) "V, Nb, and Ta Complexes with Benzene in Solid Argon: An Infrared Spectroscopic and Density Functional Study"

Lyon, J. T.; Andrews, L. J. Phys. Chem. A 2005, 109, 431-440.

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