Conference and Invited Presentations

group at Jasper
The 6th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Canada, 2012


2014

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, WE-Heraeus-Seminar "Exploring Solvation Science", Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany, Oct 27-30, 2014.

(PLENARY SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, The 4th International Conference on Vibrational Optical Activity (VOA-4), Hebei University, Baoding, Hebei Province, China, October 26-29, 2014. (Declined regrettably due to scheduling conflict)

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, CHIRALITY 2014: The 26th International Symposium on Chiral Discrimination, ISCD-26, Prague, Czech Republic, July 27-30 2014.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, July 16, 2014.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, School of Chemical Engineering and Pharmacy, Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, China, July 16, 2014.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, July 15, 2014.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Chemistry Department, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, July 14, 2014.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, July 11, 2014.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, The 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition: Chemistry at Cold Temperatures (and Interstellar Chemistry), Vancovuer, Canada, June 1-5, 2014.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Department of Chemistry, Queens U., Kingston, Ontarion, Canada, May 16, 2014.

(INVITED LECTURE SERIES) Yunjie Xu, 2014 "CREATE Chiral Materials" LECTURE SERIES, Queens U., Kingston, Ontarion, Canada, May 12-16, 2014.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, GRC: Structure and Dynamics of Isolated Particles: From Small Clusters to Atmospheric Aerosols, Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort, Lucca (Barga), Italy, April 27-May 2, 2014.

(PLENARY SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, 25th Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure and Dynamics at Dallas (ASMD@D), Austin, Texas, USA, March 1-4, 2014.

J. Thomas, Y. Xu*, "Chirality Synchronization in trifluoroethanol dimer revisited: the missing heterochiral dimer", Bologna 2014 The 23rd International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Bologna, Italy, Sep 2-6, 2014.

J. Thomas, Y. Yang, W. Jäger, Y. Xu*, "Intra- and intermolecular hydrogen bonding intearction in the tirfluoroethanol--ammonia dimer", Bologna 2014 The 23rd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Bologna, Italy, Sep 2-6, 2014.

J. Thomas, W. Jäger, Y. Xu*, "A peptide co-solvent in a chirality induction model system: broadband rotational spectroscopy of the 2,2,2-trifluoroethanol--propylene oxide adduct", The 69th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA, June 16-20, 2014.

J. Thomas, A. Serrato III, W. Lin, W. Jäger, Y. Xu*, "Perfluorobutyric acid and its monohydrate: a chirped pulse and cavity based Fourier transform microwave spectroscopic study", The 69th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA, June 16-20, 2014.


2013

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Chemistry Department, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China, Dec. 31, 2013.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter (FJIRSM), Chinese Academic of Sciences, Fuzhou, Fujian, China, Dec. 30, 2013.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, Workshop on "Spectroscopic Studies on Molecular Chirality", Kyoto, Japan, Dec 20-21, 2013.

(KEYNOTE SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, The 20th International Conference on "Horizons in Hydrogen Bond Research", Antwerp, Belgium, Sep 15-20, 2013.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba, Aug. 8, 2013.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, The 14th International Conference on Chiroptical Spectroscopy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA, June 9-13, 2013.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, Cecam workshop on Vibrational Optical Activity: Interplay Theory and Experiment and Third International Conference on Vibrational Optical Activity-VOA3, Pisa, Italy, Sep 23-27, 2012.

Yunjie Xu, "Solvation of Chiral Molecules: a 'Clusters-in-Liquid' Approach for Simulating Vibrational CD Spectra", The 29th Annual Symposium on Chemical Physics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Nov. 1-3, 2013.

Z. Dezhahang, M. R. Poopari, F. E. Hernandez, Y. Xu*, "Structural Identification of an Axially Chiral Binaphthyl Fluorene Based Ligand in Chloroform using vibrational CD", The 7th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 16-18, 2013.

M. R. Poopari, Z. Dezhahang, T. Lowary, Y. Xu*, "Film-VCD Spectroscopy of a Chiral Beta-Hydroxy Ester from Frater-Seebach Alkilation Reaction: A Theoretical-Experimental Analysis", The 7th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 16-18, 2013.

J. Thomas, Y. Xu*, "Chirped Pulse and Cavity Based FTMW Spectra of Trifluoro Ethanol Clusters: Chirality Self-Recognition", The 7th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 16-18, 2013.

C. Merten, Y. Xu*, "Anharmonicity in the VCD Spectra of Propylene oxide", The 7th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 16-18, 2013.

A. Perera, Y. Xu*, "Conformational Stability of Methyl-ß-D-glucose in the Gas Phase and in Water", The 7th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 16-18, 2013.

S. Ghosh, J. Thomas, W. Jäger, "Microwave Spectra and Structures of the Pyrrole-(H2O)2 and (Pyrrole)3 Clusters", The 7th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 16-18, 2013.

C. Merten, Y. Xu*, "Matrix-isolation vibrational circular dichroism spectroscopy of flexible chiral molecules and their complexes", Chemistry and Physics at Low Temperatures 2013, Jyväskylä, Finland, July 14-19, 2013.

J. Thomas, O. Sukhorukov, W. Jäger, Y. Xu*, "Towards solvation of a chiral alpha-hydroxy ester: broadband chirp and narrow band cavity Fourier transform microwave spectroscopy of methyl lactate-water clusters", The 68th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 17-21, 2013.

J. Thomas, Y. Xu*, "Rotational spectra of the trifluoro ethanol (TFE)-water clusters and the TFE dimers", The 68th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 17-21, 2013.

Z. Dezhahang, M. R. Poopari, Y. Xu*, "Conformational analysis of two nitrogen donor ligands by Electronic CD and ORD", The 14th International Conference on Chiroptical Spectroscopy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA, June 9-13, 2013.

M. R. Poopari, Z. Dezhahang, O.-M. Soueidan, S. N. Hosseini, N. Jabari, F. G. West, Y. Xu*, "Vibrational Circular Dichroism and Density Functional Theory Studies of Highly Functionalized Tetrahydrofuran Derivatives via Aziridine Ring-Opening Reactions", The 14th International Conference on Chiroptical Spectroscopy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA, June 9-13, 2013.

C. Merten, Y. Xu*, "Vibrational circular dichroism of matrix isolated chiral molecules: conformational equilibria and chirality transfer", The 14th International Conference on Chiroptical Spectroscopy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA, June 9-13, 2013.


2012

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, "Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Chiral Structures and their Assemblies", Telluride Intermediate School, 725 West Colorado Ave, Telluride CO, USA, June 26-30, 2012.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, "Spectroscopy of Chirality and Chirality Recognition: From the Gas Phase to Solution", The 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 26-30, 2012.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, State Key Laboratory for Physical Chemistry of solid Surfaces and Department of Chemistry, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, Jan 4, 2012.

F. X. Sunahori, G. Yang, E. N. Kitova1, J. S. Klassen, Y. Xu*. "Chirality Recognition Study of Protonated Serine Dimer and Octamer by IRMPD Spectroscopy and DFT calculations", The 22nd International Symposium on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, PRAHA2012, Prague, Czech Republic, Sep. 4-8, 2012.

Z. Dezhahang, M. R. Poopari, Y. Xu*. "Structural analysis of nitrogen donor ligands by optical spectroscopies and density functional theory", The 6th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 6-8, 2012.

M. R. Poopari, P. Zhu, Y. Xu*, "Leucine in aqueous solution: A combined chiroptical spectroscopy and density functional theory method", The 6th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 6-8, 2012.

X. Liu, Y. Xu*, "High Resolution Infrared Spectrum of HCCH-NH_3and OCS-NH_3", The 6th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 6-8, 2012.

J. Thomas, O. Sukhorukov, W. Jäger, Y. Xu*, "Sequential solvation of a chiral alpha-hydroxy ester: chirped-pulse and cavity based Fourier transform microwave spectroscopy of methyl lactate-water clusters", The 6th Annual Symposium on Theoretical and Experimental Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 6-8, 2012.

X. Liu and Y. Xu*, "High resolution infrared spectra of Ar-water and Ne-water at 6 µm", The 67th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 18-22, 2012.

F. X. Sunahori and Y. Xu*, "High resolution infrared spectra of jet-cooled formamide and formamide dimer in the C=O stretch region", The 67th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 18-22, 2012.

J. Thomas, O. Sukhorukov, W. Jäger and Y. Xu*, "Chirped-pulse and cavity based Fourier microwave spectroscopy of the methyl-ammonia adduct", The 67th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 18-22, 2012.

C. Merten, M. H. Hyun and Y. Xu*, "Absolute Configuration and Predominant Conformations of a Chiral Crown Ether-based Colormetric Sensor: A Vibrational Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy and DFT Study of Chiral Recognition", The 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 26-30, 2012.

M. R. Poopari and Y. Xu*, "Solute-Solvent Interactions by Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy: Methyl Mandelate in DMSO and CDCl3", The 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 26-30, 2012.

Z. Dezhahang, C. Merten, M. R. Poopari and Y. Xu*, "Chiral Diphosphine Compounds in Solution: Vibrational Circular Dichroism and Density Functional Theory", The 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 26-30, 2012.

J. Thomas, O. Sukhorukov, W. Jäger and Y. Xu*, "Chirped-pulse and Cavity Based Fourier Transform Microwave Spectroscopy of the Methyl Lactate-ammonia Adduct", The 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 26-30, 2012.

J. Thomas, O. Sukhorukov, W. Jäger and Y. Xu*, "Sequential Solvation of a Chiral Alpha-Hydroxy Ester: Chirped-pulse and Cavity Based Fourier Transform Microwave Spectroscopy of Methyl Lactate-Water Clusters", The 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 26-30, 2012.

X. Liu and Y. Xu*, "Very Large Amplitude Motions in the Argon-Water and Argon-Ammonia Complexes: High Resolution Infrared Spectra Measured with a Quantum Cascade Laser At 6 µm", The 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 26-30, 2012.


2011

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, Institute of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, Dec 29, 2011.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, Department of Chemistry, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, Dec 27, 2011.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, Dec 26, 2011.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, Department of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, Jilin, China, Dec 23, 2011.

(INVITED SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, State Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China, Dec 22, 2011.

(PLENARY SPEAKER) Yunjie Xu, XIX. International Conference on "Horizons in Hydrogen Bond Research" , Gottingen, Germany, Sep. 11-17, 2011.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d'Orsay (ISMO), Bāt. 210 Université Paris XI, Orsay Cédex, France, August 29, 2011.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Chemistry Department, Calgary University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 29, 2011.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Coherent Imaging Division, Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, Hamburg, Germany, June 10, 2011.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Chemistry Department, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan, May 18, 2011.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Department of Photo-Molecular Science, Institute of Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan, May 12, 2011.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Chemistry Department, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan, May 11, 2011.

(INVITED) Yunjie Xu, Molecular Physics Department, Fritz-Haber Institute, Max Planck Society, Berlin, Germany, May 6, 2011.

Z. Dezhahang, C. Mertan and Y. Xu*, "Conformational Analysis of two Diphosphine Ligands and their corresponding Palladium complexes by Vibrational Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy", The 27th Annual Symposium on Chemical Physics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Nov. 4-6, 2011.

M. R. Poopari, Z. Dezhahang, G. Yang, P. Zhu, Z. Bie and Y. Xu*, "A comparative study of N-acetyl-L-Cysteine and Serine Molecules using Vibrational Circular Dichroism spectroscopy and Density Functional Theory simulations", The 27th Annual Symposium on Chemical Physics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Nov. 4-6, 2011.

C. Mertan and Y. Xu*, "Vibrational Circular Dichroism of Matrix Isolated Molecules", The 27th Annual Symposium on Chemical Physics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Nov. 4-6, 2011.

F. X. Sunahori, G. Yang, E. Kitova, J. S. Klassen, and Y. Xu*, "Chiral Recognition Study of Protonated Serine Dimer and Octamer by Infrared Multiphoton Dissociation Spectroscopy and DFT calculations", The 27th Annual Symposium on Chemical Physics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Nov. 4-6, 2011.

F. X. Sunahori, N. Borho, X. Liu, and Y. Xu*, "Internal rotation of the methyl groups in the high resolution C=O stretching spectra of jet-cooled methyl acetate and methyl lactate", The 22nd Colloquium on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Dijon, France, August 29-September 2, 2011.

X. Liu and Y. Xu*, "The quantum cascade laser based high resolution spectroscopy of water and ammonia containing complexes at 6 um", The 22nd Colloquium on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Dijon, France, August 29-September 2, 2011.

J. Thomas, O. Sukhorukov, H. Matthews, W. Jäger, and Y. Xu*, "Chirped-pulse and cavity based FTMW spectroscopy of the methyl lactate-water, ammonia, and methanol complexes", The 22nd Colloquium on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Dijon, France, August 29-September 2, 2011.

C. Merten, Y. Liu, and Y. Xu*, "Vibrational circular dichroism of matrix isolated molecules: propylene oxide and 3-butyn-2-ol", MATRIX 2011, UBC, Vancouver, Canada, July 10-15, 2011.

X. Liu and Y. Xu*, "Infrared spectra of water bending bands of propylene oxide-water complexes: sequential solvation of a chiral molecule in water", 66th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 20-24, 2011.

X. Liu and Y. Xu*, "High resolution infrared and microwave spectra of NH3-HCCH and NH3-OCS complexes: studies of weak C-H...N hydrogen bond and electric multipole interactions", 66th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 20-24, 2011.

J. Thomas, O. Sukhorukov, W. Jäger, and Y. Xu*, "The chirped-pulse and cavity based FTMW specttroscopy of the methyl lactate-water and methyl lactate-deuterium oxide dimers", 66th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 20-24, 2011.

F. X. Sunahori, N. Borho, X. Liu, and Y. Xu*, "The high resolution spectrum of jet-cooled methyl acetate in the C=O Stretch region", 66th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 20-24, 2011.

F. X. Sunahori, G. Yang, E. N. Kitova, J. S. Klassen and Y. Xu*, "Application of infrared multiphoton dissociation spectroscopy for the study of chiral recognition in the protonated serine clusters: part II", 66th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 20-24, 2011.

X. Liu, F. X. Sunahori, N. Borho, and Y. Xu*, "Infared laser spectroscopy of organic molecules and molecular complexes", The 11th Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Hiroshima City University, Hiroshima, Japan, May 20-21, 2011.

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