Iain R McNab's publications

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Publications

( Black = Polanyi group, Green=McNab group, Blue=Carrington group )

 

Summary : 1 patent

                : 41 research papers

                : 12 review articles

                : 15 journalistic works (book reviews, etc.)

Patent: Method of linear patterning at surfaces.

        J.C. Polanyi, K. R. Harikumar, I. R. McNab, W. Hofer,

        US provisional patent awarded (2008).

       

Publications:

56
Effect of alkyl chain-length on dissociative attachment: 1-bromoalkanes on Si(100)c(4×2)
Maryam Ebrahimi , Si Yue Guo, Kai Huang, Tingbin Lim, Iain R. McNab , Zhanyu Ning,  John C. Polanyi, Mark Shapero, and Jody (S. Y.) Yang.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C: submitted, February, 2012.
55
Frontiers Article: Pulsed-dosing controls self-assembly: 1-Bromopentane on Si(1 1 1)-7 × 7
Alon Eisenstein, K.R. Harikumar, Kai Huang, Iain R. McNab, John C. Polanyi, Amir Zabet-Khosousi
Chemical Physics Letters, 527, 1–6 (2012)
doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2011.12.052
54
Stereo-isomerism controls surface reactivity; 1‑chloropentane-pairs on Si(100)-2×1
K R Harikumar, Iain R McNab, John C Polanyi, Amir Zabet-Khosousi, Chiara Panosetti and Werner A Hofer
Chemical Communications
, 47, 12101-12103 (2011).
doi:10.1039/C1CC14117A
53
Facile charge-displacement at silicon gives spaced-out reaction.
Maryam Ebrahimi, Kai Huang, Xuekun Lu, Iain R. McNab, John C. Polanyi, Zafar Waqar and Jody  (S. Y.) Yang, Haiping Lin and Werner A. Hofer

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, 16560-16565 (2011).

doi:10.1021/ja205716t

52
Imprinting atomic and molecular patterns.
Iain R. McNab and John C Polanyi

Chapter 4, Atomic and molecular manipulation. Volume Eds. Andrew J. Mayne and Gerald Dujardin, 'Frontiers of nanoscience' Series, General Ed. R. Palmer, pp 79-120 (2011).

doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-096355-6.00004-0

51
Multiple pathways of dissociative attachment: CH3Br on Si(100)-2x1.
Tingbin Lim, Iain R. McNab, John C Polanyi, Hong Guo and Wei Ji

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, 11534-11539 (2011).

                doi:10.1021/ja201060z

50
'Early’ and 'Late' Barriers in Dissociative Attachment: Steering Surface Reaction.
Maryam Ebrahimi, Si Yue Guo, Iain R. McNab and John C. Polanyi
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 1, 2600-2605 (2010).
doi:10.1021/jz100868n        see also Supporting Information
49
Imprinting self-assembled patterns of lines at a semiconductor surface, using heat, light, or electrons.
K R Harikumar, Iain R McNab, John C Polanyi, Amir Zabet-Khousousi and Werner A Hofer
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 950-955  (2011).
doi: 10.1073/pnas.1006657107
48
Cooperative molecular dynamics in surface reactions.
K. R. Harikumar, Lydie Leung, Iain R. McNab, John C. Polanyi, Haiping Lin and Werner A. Hofer.
Nature Chemistry, 1, 716-721 (2009).
doi 10.1038/nchem.440     see also     Supplementary material / text    Supplementary material / movie.

47
Dipole-directed assembly of lines of 1,5-dichloropentane on silicon substrates by displacement of surface charge.
K R Harikumar, T B Lim, I R  McNab, J C Polanyi, L Zotti, S Ayissi and W A Hofer.
Nature Nanotechnology3, 222-228 (2008).
doi 10.1038/nnano.2008.65
46
Maskless nanopatterning and formation of nano-corrals and switches, for haloalkanes at Si(111)-7x7.
S Dobrin, K R Harikumar, T B Lim, L Leung, I R McNab, J C Polanyi, P A Sloan, Z Waqar, J (S Y) Yang, S Ayissi and W A Hofer
Nanotechnology, 18, 044012 (2007).
doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/18/4/044012
45
Molecular Dynamics of Haloalkane Corral-Formation and Surface Halogenation at Si(111)-7x7.
S. Dobrin, K. R. Harikumar, R. V. Jones, I. R. McNab, J. C. Polanyi, Z. Waqar, and  J. (S. Y.) Yang
Journal of Chemical Physics 125, 133407 (2006).
doi:10.1063/1.2352745
44
Patterned atomic reaction at surfaces.
Iain R McNab and John C. Polanyi,
Chemical Reviews 106, 4321 (2006).
doi: 10.1021/cr0501745
43
Self-assembled molecular corrals on a semiconductor surface.
S. Dobrin, K.R. Harikumar, R.V. Jones, N. Li, I.R. McNab, J.C. Polanyi, P.A. Sloan, Z. Waqar, J.(S.Y.) Yang, S. Ayissi and W.A. Hofer,
Surface Science, 600, L43-L47 (2006).
doi:10.1016/j.susc.2005.12.044
(see also the surface science perspective on this work by G. Dujardin, Surface Science, 600, 971 (2006) doi:10.1016/j.susc.2006.01.001 )

    Proton emission following multiple electron capture in slow N7+ + HCl collisions.
    F. Frémont, D. Martina, O. Kamalou, P. Sobocinski, J.-Y. Chesnel, I. R. McNab and F. R. Bennett.
    Physical Review A, 71, 042706 (2005) (9 pages).
    doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.71.042706

    Theoretical investigation of the SO2+ dication and the photo-double ionization spectrum of SO
    A. Ben Houria, Z. Ben Lakhdar, M. Hochlaf, F. Kemp and I. R. McNab
    J. Chem. Phys. 122, 054303 (2005) (10 pages).
    doi:10.1063/1.1834513

Photo double ionization spectra of CO: comparison of theory with experiment.
John. H. D. Eland, Majdi Hochlaf, George. C. King, Peter S. Kreynin, Robert J. LeRoy, Iain R. McNab and Jean-Michel Robbe
Journal of Physics B, 37, 3197 - 3214 (2004).

doi:10.1088/0953-4075/37/15/014

    Photo-double ionization of hydrogen iodide: experiment and theory.
    A. J. Yencha, A. M. Juarez, S. P. Lee, G. C. King, F. R. Bennett, F. Kemp and I.R. McNab
    Chemical Physics, 303, 179-187 (2004).

    doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2004.05.011 

    Intensities of electric dipole forbidden rotation and rotation–vibration transitions in D2+
    Gerdova, Irina V.
    Chemical Physics Letters, 385, 456-461 (2004

    doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2004.01.017

    The Infrared spectrum of NO2+ : theory.
    F. R. Bennett, A.D.J. Critchley, G.C. King, I.R. McNab and R.C. Shiell
    Chemical Physics Letters, 372/3-4,  557-562 (2003),

    doi:10.1016/S0009-2614(03)00444-5

    Recent results in ion beam spectroscopy
    A.N. Hughes, F. Kemp, P. Kreyin and I.R. McNab
    Solicited review for "Recent Research Developments in Chemical Physics, Vol-4", 359-377, 2003

    Invited Article: High resolution spectroscopy and structure of molecular dications
    S.G. Cox, A.D.J. Critchley, P. Kreynin, I.R. McNab, R.C. Shiell and F.E. Smith
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 5, 663 - 676 (2003)

    doi:10.1039/B209398G

    This paper was in the top 5% of downloads for 2003.Invited Articles are combinations of original research and a review of the field

    Energy shifts and forbidden transitions in H2+ due to electronic g/u symmetry breaking.
    Andrew D.J. Critchley, Alan N. Hughes, Iain R. McNab and Richard E. Moss
    Molecular Physics (Ian Mills special issue), 101, 651-661 ( 2003).

    doi:10.1080/0026897021000021886

    Zeeman measurements of a hyperfine resolved infrared transition of D35Cl2+.
    S.G. Cox and I.R. McNab
    Journal of Physics B, 35, L237-L244 (2002).
    doi:10.1088/0953-4075/35/11/103

    Coaxial ion beam / infrared laser beam spectrometer for investigating infrared spectra of doubly positively charged molecules(molecular dications).
    R. Abusen, S.G. Cox, A.D.J. Critchley, A.N. Hughes, F. Kemp, I.R. McNab, R.C. Shiell and F.E. Smith
    Review of Scientific Instruments, 73, 241-254 (2002)

    doi:10.1063/1.1428638

    ERRATA: The infrared predissociation spectrum of H3+, Phil. Trans. R. Soc Lond A 358, 2403-2418 (2000)
    Faye Kemp, C. Euan Kirk and Iain R. McNab.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, 359, 2629-2630 (2001)

    http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/359/1789/2629.1

    TPEsCO spectra of HCl2+ and DCl2+: experiment and theory
    A.D.J. Critchley, G.C. King, P. Kreynin, M.C.A. Lopes, I.R. McNab, A.J. Yencha
    Chemical Physics Letters, 349, 79-83 (2001)

    doi:10.1016/S0009-2614(01)01178-2

    Direct measurement of a pure rotation transition in H2+.
    Andrew D. J. Critchley, Alan N. Hughes and Iain R McNab
    Physical Review Letters, 86, 1725-1728 (2001)

    doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.86.1725

    The infrared predissociation spectrum of H3+.
    Faye Kemp, C. Euan Kirk and Iain R. McNab.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, 358, 2403-2413 (2000)

    doi:10.1088/0957-0233/10/9/201

    A hyperfine resolved spectrum of the molecular dication  DCl2+.
    Ramadan Abusen, Frederick Bennett, Simon G Cox, Iain R McNab, David N Sharp, Ralph C Shiell, Fiona E Smith and John M Walley.
    Physical Review A, Rapid Communication, 61, 50501-1 to 50501-4 (2000)

    doi:
    10.1103/PhysRevA.61.050501

    Rotational Spectroscopy, Theory
    I.R. McNab

    Encyclopaedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry, 2017-2028 (1999) Wiley Interscience.

                    doi:10.1006/rwsp.2000.0267

                    Republished as 2nd edition, 2444-2455 (1999) Wiley Interscience

                    doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-374413-5.00273-6     

    High resolution spectroscopy of ion beams.
    S.J. Cox, A.D.J. Critchley, F.E. Smith & I.R. McNab
    Measurement science and Technology, 10, R101 - R128 (1999)
    doi:10.1088/0957-0233/10/9/201

    Interpreting vibrationally resolved spectra of molecular dications (doublypositively charged molecules): HCl2+
    F.R. Bennett, A.D.J. Critchley, G.C. King, R.J. LeRoy & I.R. McNab
    Molecular Physics, 97, 35-42 (1999).

    doi:10.1080/00268979909482807

    An infrared spectrum of the molecular dication (doubly positively charged molecule), D35Cl2+.
    R. Abusen, F.R. Bennett, I.R. McNab, D.N. Sharp, R.C. Shiell & C.A.Woodward
    Journal of Chemical Physics, 108, 1761-1764 (1998).
    doi:10.1063/1.475552

    The infrared spectrum of HCl2+ and its isotopomers.
    F.R. Bennett and I.R. McNab,
    Chemical Physics Letters, 251,405-412 (1996).
    doi:10.1016/0009-2614(96)00087-5

    The Spectroscopy of H3+.
    I.R. McNab,
    Advances in Chemical Physics, 89, 1-87 (1995).

    doi:10.1002/9780470141489.ch1

    Laser Spectroscopy.
    I.R. McNab and R.C. Shiell,
    Physics Education, 29, 164-170 (1994).

    doi:10.1088/0031-9120/29/3/010

    Infrared Predissociation Spectrum of H3+. II.Kinetic Energy and Isotope Studies.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & Y.D. West,
    Journal of Chemical Physics, 98, 1073-1092 (1993).

    doi:10.1063/1.464331

    Spectroscopy of HD+ in high angular momentum states.
    A. Carrington, C.A. Leach, A.J. Marr, R.E. Moss, C.H Pyne, M.R.Viant, Y.D. West, R.A. Kennedy & I.R. McNab,
    Chemical Physics, 166, 145-166 (1992).

    doi:10.1016/0301-0104(92)87015-2

    The Simplest Molecule.
    I.R. McNab,
    Chemistry in Britain, June, 538-542 (1992).

    Vibration-rotation spectroscopy of the HD+ ion near the dissociationlimit. VI. Nuclear hyperfine structure.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab, C.A. Montgomerie & R.A. Kennedy,
    Molecular Physics, 72, 735-762 (1991).

    doi:10.1080/00268979100100531

    Spectroscopy of the H...H+ and D...D+ charge/induced-dipole complexes.
    A. Carrington & I.R. McNab,
    Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions, 86, 1957-1962 (1990).
    doi:10.1039/FT9908601957

    Microwave electronic spectrum of the H2+ ion.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Chemical Physics Letters, 160, 237-242 (1989).

    doi:10.1016/0009-2614(89)87589-X

    Spectroscopy of the hydrogen molecular ion.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Journal of Physics B, 22, 3551-3586 (1989).
    doi:10.1088/0953-4075/22/22/006

    Electronic spectrum (2psu-1ssg) of the D2+ion.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab, C.A. Montgomerie & R.A. Kennedy,
    Molecular Physics, 67, 711-738 (1989).

    doi:10.1080/00268978900101401

    Microwave spectra of the HD+ and D2+ions at their dissociation limits.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab, C.A. Montgomerie & J.M. Brown,
    Molecular Physics, 66, 1279-1289 (1989).
    doi:10.1080/00268978900100881

    Radiofrequency/infrared double resonance spectroscopy of the HD+ion.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Molecular Physics, 66, 519-525 (1989)

    doi:10.1080/00268978900100271

    The infrared predissociation spectrum of H3+.
    A. Carrington & I.R. McNab,
    Accounts of Chemical Research, 22, 218-222 (1989)

    doi:10.1021/ar00162a004

    Spectroscopic observation of HD+ in the v=22 level.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Molecular Physics, 65, 751-755 (1988).

    doi:10.1080/00268978800101381

    Observation of the 2psu-1ssg electronicspectrum of D2+.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Physical Review Letters, 61, 1573-1575 (1988).
    doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.61.1573

    Laser excitation and electric field dissociation spectroscopy of the HD+ ion.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Chemical Physics Letters, 151, 258-262 (1988).

    doi:10.1016/0009-2614(88)85285-0

    Spectroscopic Observation of rotationally quasibound HD+ions.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Chemical Physics Letters, 149, 326-329 (1988).
    doi:10.1016/0009-2614(88)85035-8

    Vibration-rotation spectroscopy of the HD+ ion near the dissociation limit. V. Direct measurement of the asymmetric electron distribution in v=21.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Molecular Physics, 64, 983-995 (1988).

    doi:10.1080/00268978800100653

    Vibration-rotation spectroscopy of the HD+ ion near the dissociation limit. IV. Nuclear hyperfine structure in the v=18-16 band.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Molecular Physics, 64, 679-689 (1988).
    doi:10.1080/00268978800100483

    Spectroscopy of the hydrogen molecular ion at its dissociation limit.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London., A324, 275-287(1988).

    doi:10.1098/rsta.1988.0017

    Spectroscopic observation of the highest vibrational level of the HD+molecule.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Journal of Chemical Physics, 87, 3246-3247 (1987).

    doi:10.1063/1.453012

Refereed conference proceedings

    The infrared predissociation spectrum of H3+.
    Faye Kemp, C. Euan Kirk and Iain R. McNab.

    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, 2403-2413 (2000) 

    doi:10.1088/0957-0233/10/9/201

                   

    ERRATA: The infrared predissociation spectrum of H3+, Phil. Trans. R. Soc Lond A, 358, 2403-2418 (2000). F. Kemp, C. E. Kirk and I. R. McNab.

                    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series A, 359, 2629-2630 (2001).

    http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/359/1789/2629.1

    The infrared spectroscopy of the H3+ and HD+molecular ions at their dissociation limits.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    NATO ASI Frontiers of Laser Spectroscopy, (Kluwer Academic Publishers,Dordrecht 1988), p.451-461.

    Spectroscopy of the hydrogen molecular ion at its dissociation limit.
    A. Carrington, I.R. McNab & C.A. Montgomerie,
    Spectroscopy of Molecular Ions, (The Royal Society, London 1988), p.201-203.

Journalism

J16       Book Review: “ Numerical Recipes: The Art of Scientific Computing”, William H. Press, Saul A. Teukolsky, William T. Vetterling & Brian P. Flannery. Cambridge University Press, New    York 2007, ISBN 978-0-521-88068-8 Hardback, pp1235, Price: $80.00. Physics in Canada, 2010