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Wendy Brown
Professor Of Physical Chemistry (Chemistry)
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Selected publications

Article

Ayling, Sean A, Burke, Daren J, Salter, Tara L and Brown, Wendy A (2017) Desorption and crystallisation of binary 2-propanol and water ices adsorbed on graphite. RSC Advances, 2017 (7). pp. 51621-51631. ISSN 2046-2069

Rosu-Finsen, Alexander, Marchione, Demian, Salter, Tara L, Stubbing, James W, Brown, Wendy A and McCoustra, Martin R S (2016) Peeling the astronomical onion. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18 (46). pp. 31930-31935. ISSN 1463-9076

Butorac, Jadranka, Wilson, Emma L, Fielding, Helen H, Brown, Wendy A and Minns, Russell S (2016) A RAIRS, TPD and femtosecond laser-induced desorption study of CO, NO and coadsorbed CO + NO on Pd(111). RSC Advances, 6. pp. 66346-66359. ISSN 2046-2069

Burke, Daren J, Puletti, Fabrizio, Woods, Paul M, Viti, Serena, Slater, Ben and Brown, Wendy A (2015) Trapping and desorption of complex organic molecules in water at 20 K. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 143. ISSN 0021-9606

Burke, Daren J and Brown, Wendy A (2015) The effects of methanol on the trapping of volatile ice components. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 448 (2). pp. 1807-1815. ISSN 0035-8711

Burke, Daren J, Puletti, Fabrizio, Brown, Wendy A, Woods, Paul M, Viti, Serena and Slater, Ben (2015) Glycolaldehyde, methyl formate and acetic acid adsorption and thermal desorption from interstellar ices. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 447 (2). pp. 1444-1451. ISSN 1365-2966

Burke, Daren J, Puletti, Fabrizio, Woods, Paul M, Viti, Serena, Slater, Ben and Brown, Wendy A (2015) Adsorption and thermal processing of glycolaldehyde, methyl formate, and acetic acid on graphite at 20 K. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 119 (26). pp. 6837-6849. ISSN 1089-5639

Brown, W A, Occhiogrosso, A, Vasyunin, A, Herbst, E, Viti, S, Ward, M D and Price, S D (2014) Ethylene oxide and acetaldehyde in hot cores. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 564. A123. ISSN 0004-6361

Brown, Wendy A (2014) Astrochemistry. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16. p. 3343.

Woods, Paul M, Slater, Ben, Raza, Zamaan, Viti, Serena, Brown, Wendy A and Burke, Daren J (2013) Glycolaldehyde formation via the dimerization of the formyl radical. The Astrophysical Journal, 777 (2). p. 90. ISSN 0004-637X

Edridge, John L, Freimann, Kati, Burke, Daren J and Brown, Wendy A (2013) Surface science investigations of the role of CO2 in astrophysical ices. Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 371 (1994). ISSN 1364-503X

Woods, P M, Kelly, G, Viti, S, Slater, B, Brown, W A, Puletti, F, Burke, DJ and Raza, Z (2012) On the formation of glycolaldehyde in dense molecular cores. Astrophysical Journal, 750 (1). ISSN 0004-637X

Adriaens, D A, Goumans, T P M, Catlow, C R A and Brown, W A (2010) Computational study of carbonyl sulphide formation on model interstellar dust grains. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114 (4). pp. 1892-1900. ISSN 0022-3654

Burke, Daren J and Brown, Wendy A (2010) Ice in space: surface science investigations of the thermal desorption of model interstellar ices on dust grain analogue surfaces. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12 (23). 5947 - 5969. ISSN 1463-9076

Wilson, Emma L and Brown, Wendy A (2010) Low Pressure RAIRS Studies of Model Catalytic Systems. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114 (15). 6879 - 6893. ISSN 1932-7447

Goumans, T P, Catlow, C Richard A, Brown, Wendy A, Kastner, Johannes and Sherwood, Paul (2009) An embedded cluster study of the formation of water on interstellar dust grains. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 11 (26). pp. 5431-5436. ISSN 1463-9076

Green, Simon D, Bolina, Amandeep S, Chen, Rui, Collings, Mark P, Brown, Wendy A and McCoustra, Martin R S (2009) Applying laboratory thermal desorption data in an interstellar context: sublimation of methanol thin films. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 398 (1). 357 - 367. ISSN 0035-8711

Goumans, T P M, Richard, C, Catlow, A and Brown, Wendy A (2009) Formation of H-2 on an olivine surface: a computational study. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 393 (4). 1403 - 1407. ISSN 0035-8711

Wilson, E L, Grau-Crespo, R, Pang, C L, Cabailh, G, Chen, Q, Purton, J A, Catlow, C R A, Brown, W A, de Leeuw, N H and Thornton, G (2008) Redox behavior of the model catalyst Pd/CeO2-x/Pt(111). Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112 (29). pp. 10918-10922. ISSN 1932-7447

Goumans, T P M, Catlow, C Richard A and Brown, Wendy A (2008) Catalysis of addition reactions by a negatively charged silica surface site on a dust grain. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112 (39). 15419 - 15422. ISSN 1932-7447

Thrower, J D, Burke, D J, Collings, M P, Dawes, A, Holtom, P D, Jamme, F, Kendall, P, Brown, W A, Clark, I P, Fraser, H J, McCoustra, M R S, Mason, N J and Parker, A W (2008) Desorption of hot molecules from photon irradiated interstellar ices. Astrophysical Journal, 673 (2). 1233 - 1239. ISSN 0004-637X

Goumans, T P M, Uppal, Madeeha A and Brown, Wendy A (2008) Formation of CO2 on a carbonaceous surface: a quantum chemical study. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 384 (3). 1158 - 1164. ISSN 0035-8711

Goumans, T P M, Catlow, C Richard A and Brown, Wendy A (2008) Hydrogenation of CO on a silica surface: an embedded cluster approach. Journal of Chemical Physics, 128 (13). ISSN 0021-9606

Thrower, J D, Collings, M P, McCoustra, M R S, Burke, D J, Brown, W A, Dawes, A, Holtom, P D, Kendall, P, Mason, N J, Jamme, F, Fraser, H J, Clark, I P and Parker, A W (2008) Surface science investigations of photoprocesses in model interstellar ices. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 26 (4). 919 - 924. ISSN 0734-2101

Burke, Daren J, Wolff, Angela J, Edridge, John L and Brown, Wendy A (2008) Thermally induced mixing of water dominated interstellar ices. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 10 (32). 4956 - 4967. ISSN 1463-9076

Burke, D J, Wolff, A J, Edridge, J L and Brown, W A (2008) The adsorption and desorption of ethanol ices from a model grain surface. Journal of Chemical Physics, 128 (10). ISSN 0021-9606

Brown, Wendy A and Bolina, Amandeep S (2007) Fundamental data on the desorption of pure interstellar ices. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 374 (3). 1006 - 1014. ISSN 0035-8711

Williams, D A, Brown, W A, Price, S D, Rawlings, J M C and Viti, S (2007) Molecules, ices and astronomy. Astronomy and Geophysics, 48 (1). ISSN 1366-8781

Goumans, T P M, Wander, Adrian, Catlow, C Richard A and Brown, Wendy A (2007) Silica grain catalysis of methanol formation. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 382 (4). 1829 - 1832. ISSN 0035-8711

Goumans, T P M, Wander, Adrian, Brown, Wendy A and Catlow, C Richard A (2007) Structure and stability of the (001) alpha-quartz surface. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 9 (17). 2146 - 2152. ISSN 1463-9076

Wolff, A J, Carlstedt, C and Brown, W A (2007) Studies of binary layered CH3OH/H2O ices adsorbed on a graphite surface. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111 (16). pp. 5990-5999. ISSN 1932-7447

Wilson, E L, Brown, W A and Thornton, G (2006) RAIRS studies of CO adsorption on Pd/CeO2-x(111)/Pt(111). Surface Science, 600 (12). 2555 - 2561. ISSN 0039-6028

Brown, Wendy A, Viti, Serena, Wolff, Angela J and Bolina, Amandeep S (2006) Laboratory investigations of the role of the grain surface in astrochemical models. Faraday Discussions, 133. 113 - 124. ISSN 1359-6640

McCoustra, Martin R S, Brown, Wendy A and Viti, Serena (2005) To infinity and beyond. Education in Chemistry, 42. 153 -155. ISSN 0013-1350

Bolina, Amandeep S, Wolff, Angela J and Brown, Wendy A (2005) Reflection absorption infrared spectroscopy and temperature-programmed desorption studies of the adsorption and desorption of amorphous and crystalline water on a graphite surface. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109 (35). pp. 16836-16845. ISSN 1520-6106

Bolina, A S, Wolff, A J and Brown, W A (2005) Reflection absorption infrared spectroscopy and temperature programmed desorption investigations of the interaction of methanol with a graphite surface. Journal of Chemical Physics, 122 (4). 044713-1. ISSN 0021-9606

Bolina, A S and Brown, W A (2005) Studies of physisorbed ammonia overlayers adsorbed on graphite. Surface Science, 598 (1-3). 45 - 56. ISSN 0039-6028

Viti, Serena, Brown, Wendy, McCoustra, Martin, Fraser, Helen, Mason, Nigel and Massey, Robert (2004) Public understanding: the making of Stars `R' Us! Astronomy and Geophysics, 45 (6). 6.22 - 6.24. ISSN 1366-8781

Mukerji, Robin J, Bolina, Amandeep S, Brown, Wendy A, Liu, Zhi-Pan and Hu, PeiJun (2004) The temperature dependence of the adsorption of NO on Pt{211}: A RAIRS and DFT investigation. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 108 (1). 289 - 296. ISSN 1520-6106

Mukerji, R J, Bolina, A S and Brown, W A (2003) An investigation of the effect of pre-dosed O atoms on the adsorption of NO on Pt{211}. Surface Science, 547 (1-2). 27 - 44. ISSN 0039-6028

Creighan, S C, Mukerji, R J, Bolina, A S, Lewis, D W and Brown, W A (2003) The adsorption of CO on the stepped Pt{211} surface: a comparison of theory and experiment. Catalysis Letters, 88 (1-2). 39 - 45. ISSN 1011-372X

Mukerji, R J, Bolina, A S and Brown, W A (2003) A RAIRS and TPD investigation of the adsorption of CO on Pt{211}. Surface Science, 527 (1-3). 198 - 208. ISSN 0039-6028

Mukerji, R J, Bolina, A S and Brown, W A (2003) The influence of steps on the dissociation of NO on Pt surfaces: Temperature-programmed desorption studies of NO adsorption on Pt{211}. Journal of Chemical Physics, 119 (20). 10844 - 10852. ISSN 0021-9606

Brown, Wendy A and King, David A (2000) NO chemisorption and reactions on metal surfaces: A new perspective. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 104 (12). 2578 - 2595. ISSN 1089-5647

Kose, Rickmer, Brown, Wendy A and King, David A (1999) Determination of the Rh-C bond energy for C2H2 and C2H4 reactive adsorption on Rh{100}. Chemical Physics Letters, 311 (3-4). 109 - 116. ISSN 0009-2614

Kose, Rickmer, Brown, W A and King, David A (1999) Energetics and kinetics of step-terrace adsorbate distribution: C2H2 on Pt{211}. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 121 (20). 4845 - 4851. ISSN 0002-7863

Brown, W A, Kose, R and King, D A (1999) The role of adsorption heats and bond energies in the assignment of surface reaction products: ethyne and ethene on Ni{110}. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 141 (1-3). 21 - 29. ISSN 1381-1169

Brown, W A, Kose, R and King, D A (1999) Calorimetric measurements of the adsorption heat for ethene on Pt{211} and Pt{311}. Surface Science, 440 (1-2). 271 - 278. ISSN 0039-6028

Brown, W A, Ge, Q, Sharma, R K and King, D A (1999) Lateral potential energy surfaces for molecular chemisorption on metals from experiment and theory: NO on Pt{110}-(1x2). Chemical Physics Letters, 299 (3-4). 253 - 259. ISSN 0009-2614

Brown, Wendy A, Sharma, Rakesh K, Ge, Qingfeng and King, David A (1999) Multilayer influences on the monolayer structure for NO on Pt{110}-(1x2). Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 1 (8). 1995 - 2000. ISSN 1463-9076

Ge, Q, Brown, W A, Sharma, R K and King, D A (1999) NO monomer and (NO)(x) polymeric chain chemisorption on Pt{110}: Structure and energetics. Journal of Chemical Physics, 110 (24). 12082 - 12088. ISSN 0021-9606

Kose, Rickmer, Brown, Wendy A and King, David A (1999) Role of lateral interactions in adsorption kinetics: CO/Rh{100}. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 103 (41). 8722 - 8725. ISSN 1520-6106

Sharma, R K, Brown, W A and King, D A (1998) The adsorption of CO on Pt{110} over the temperature range from 90 to 300 K studied by RAIRS. Surface Science, 414 (1-2). 68 - 76. ISSN 0039-6028

Sharma, R K, Brown, W A and King, D A (1998) Adsorbed CO chain condensation and evaporation on Pt{110}-(1 x 2) at 30-70 K studied by RAIRS. Chemical Physics Letters, 291 (1-2). 1 - 6. ISSN 0009-2614

Kose, R, Brown, W A and King, D A (1998) Calorimetric heats of dissociative adsorption for O-2 on Rh{100}. Surface Science, 402-4. 856 - 860. ISSN 0039-6028

Brown, W A, Kose, R and King, D A (1998) Femtomole adsorption calorimetry on single-crystal surfaces. Chemical Reviews, 98 (2). 797 - 832. ISSN 0009-2665

Brown, W A, Sharma, R K and King, D A (1998) Site switching and surface restructuring induced by NO adsorption on Pt{110}. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 102 (27). 5303 - 5308. ISSN 1520-5207

Brown, W A, Sharma, R K, King, D A and Haq, S (1996) Adsorption and reactivity of NO and N2O on Cu{110}: Combined RAIRS and molecular beam studies. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 100 (30). 12559 - 12568. ISSN 0022-3654

Brown, W A, Gardner, P, Perez Jigato, M and King, D A (1995) Characterization and orientation of adsorbed NO dimers on Ag{111} at low temperatures. Journal of Chemical Physics, 102 (18). 7277 - 7280. ISSN 0021-9606

Brown, W A, Gardner, P and King, D A (1995) VERY-LOW TEMPERATURE SURFACE-REACTION - N2O FORMATION FROM NO DIMERS AT 70 TO 90 K ON AG(111). Journal of Physical Chemistry, 99 (18). 7065 - 7074. ISSN 0022-3654

Brown, W A, Gardner, P and King, D A (1995) The adsorption of NO² on AG{111} - a low-temperature RAIRS study. Surface Science, 330 (1). 41 - 47. ISSN 0039-6028

Brown, W A, Sharman, R K, Gardner, P, King, D A and Martin, D H (1995) The design of a super-sensitive infrared-emission spectrometer for studies of adsorbate dynamics. Surface Science, 331-3 (Part B). 1323 - 1328. ISSN 0039-6028

Book Section

Brown, W A (2003) No, CN, O₂ on metals. In: Bonzel, H P (ed.) Physics of covered solid surfaces. Springer Verlag, 302 - 361. ISBN 9783540412236