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Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Sublimation of Laboratory Ices Millimeter/Submillimeter Experiment (SubLIME): Structure-specific Identifications of Products from UV-photolyzed Methanol Ice 2021
2021 A New Method for Simulating Photoprocesses in Astrochemical Models 2021
2021 Infrared spectra and optical constants of astronomical ices: III. Propane, propylene, and propyne 2021
2020 A modified algorithm and open-source computational package for the determination of infrared optical constants relevant to astrophysics 2020
2020 The Radiation Stability of Thymine in Solid H2O 2020
2020 Propanal, an interstellar aldehyde-first infrared band strengths and other properties of the amorphous and crystalline formsMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.  494:4606-4615. 2020
2020 Testing Densities and Refractive Indices of Extraterrestrial Ice Components Using Molecular Structures - Organic Compounds and Molar Refractions 2020
2019 Millimeter/Submillimeter Spectroscopic Detection of Desorbed Ices: A New Technique in Laboratory Astrochemistry 2019
2019 Molecular identifications in experiments with astronomical ice analogues: New data, old strategies, and the N2 + acetone systemMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.  485:861-871. 2019
2019 Propynal, an interstellar molecule with an exceptionally strong C C infrared band - laboratory infrared data and applicationsMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.  482:4009-4017. 2019
2018 Infrared Spectra and Interstellar Sulfur: New Laboratory Results for H2S and Four Malodorous Thiol Ices 2018
2018 IR spectra and properties of solid acetone, an interstellar and cometary moleculeSpectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy.  193:33-39. 2018
2017 Infrared spectra and band strengths of amorphous and crystalline N2OJournal of Chemical Physics.  146. 2017
2016 THE EFFECTS of EXPERIMENTAL CONDITIONS on the REFRACTIVE INDEX and DENSITY of LOW-TEMPERATURE ICES: SOLID CARBON DIOXIDE 2016
2015 FIRST INFRARED BAND STRENGTHS for AMORPHOUS CO2, AN OVERLOOKED COMPONENT of INTERSTELLAR ICES 2015
2015 Metabolic precursors in astrophysical ice analogs: Implications for meteorites and cometsChemical Communications.  51:11787-11790. 2015
2015 INFRARED SPECTRA AND OPTICAL CONSTANTS of ELUSIVE AMORPHOUS METHANE 2015
2015 Activation of weak IR fundamentals of two species of astrochemical interest in the Td point group - The importance of amorphous icesPhysical Chemistry Chemical Physics.  17:12545-12552. 2015
2015 The radiation stability of glycine in solid CO2 - In situ laboratory measurements with applications to Mars 2015
2014 Infrared spectra and optical constants of astronomical ices: II. Ethane and ethylene 2014
2014 Investigation of pyridine carboxylic acids in CM2 carbonaceous chondrites: Potential precursor molecules for ancient coenzymesGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.  136:1-12. 2014
2013 Irradiated benzene ice provides clues to meteoritic organic chemistry 2013
2013 Glycine's radiolytic destruction in ices: First in situ laboratory measurements for mars 2013
2012 Near-infrared band strengths of molecules diluted in N2 and H2O ice mixtures relevant to interstellar and planetary ices 2012
2012 In situ measurements of the radiation stability of amino acids at 15-140K 2012
2011 The thermal evolution of ices in the environments of newly formed stars: The CO2 diagnostic 2011
2009 Laboratory spectra of the CO2 bending-mode feature in interstellar ice analogues n subject to thermal processing 2009
2009 The nature of carbon dioxide bearing ices in quiescent molecular clouds 2009
2009 Simultaneous fitting of Mars Mössbauer dataHyperfine Interactions.  188:113-120. 2009
2008 Fully sampled maps of ICES and silicates in front of cepheus a east with the Spitzer Space Telescope 2008
2007 The abundance of carbon dioxide ice in the quiescent intracloud medium 2007
2006 Photoelectric emission measurements on the analogs of individual cosmic dust grains 2006
2005 Spitzer observations of CO2 ice toward field stars in the taurus molecular cloud 2005
2005 The strengths of near-infrared absorption features relevant to interstellar and planetary ICES 2005
2004 Ultraviolet photolysis and proton irradiation of astrophysical ice analogs containing hydrogen cyanide 2004
2001 Energetic processing of laboratory ice analogs: UV photolysis versus ion bombardmentJournal of Geophysical Research.  106:33381-33385. 2001
2001 Solid carbon dioxide in regions of low-mass star formation 2001
2001 The formation of cyanate ion (OCN-) in interstellar ice analogs 2001
2001 Mid- and far-infrared spectroscopic studies of the influence of temperature, ultraviolet photolysis and ion irradiation on cosmic-type icesSpectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy.  57:843-858. 2001
2001 Interstellar extinction and polarization in the Taurus dark clouds: The optical properties of dust near the diffuse/dense cloud interface 2001
2001 Carbon suboxide in astrophysical ice analogs 2001
2001 Technology considerations relevant to an exobiology surface-science approach for Europa 2001
2000 Carbonic acid production in H2O:CO2 ices - UV photolysis vs. proton bombardment 2000
2000 ISO-SWS observations of interstellar solid13CO2: Heated ice and the Galactic12C/13C abundance ratio 2000
2000 An inventory of interstellar ices toward the embedded protostar W33A 2000
1999 Constraints on the abundance of solid O2 in dense clouds from ISO-SWS and ground-based observations 1999
1999 Laboratory studies of thermally processed H2O-CH3OH-CO2 ice mixtures and their astrophysical implications 1999
1999 Infrared space observatory with the observations of solid carbon dioxide in molecular clouds 1999
1999 Weak ice absorption features at 7.24 and 7.41 μm in the spectrum of the obscured young stellar object W 33A 1999
1998 Apolar icesFaraday Discussions.  109:463-474. 1998
1998 Detection of abundant CO2 ICE in the quiescent dark cloud medium toward elias 16 1998
1998 Processing of icy mantles in protostellar envelopes 1998
1997 Infrared spectroscopy of interstellar apolar ice analogs 1997
1997 Ices in star-forming regions: Highlights from ISO, laboratory and theoryEsa Sp.  3-8. 1997
1997 On the distance to the Chamaeleon I and II associations 1997
1997 Infrared spectroscopy of dust in the diffuse interstellar medium toward cygnus OB2 NO. 12 1997
1996 Discovery of solid formaldehyde toward the protostar GL 2136: Observations and laboratory simulation 1996
1996 A laboratory database of solid CO and CO2 for ISO 1996
1996 A search for interstellar gas-phase CO2. Gas: Solid state abundance ratios 1996
1996 An ISO SWS view of interstellar ices: First results 1996
1996 SWS observations of solid CO2 in molecular clouds 1996
1996 Infrared properties of isolated water ice 1996
1996 Ultraviolet processing of interstellar ice analogs: I. Pure ices 1996
1995 Approaching the interstellar grain organic refractory component 1995
1995 Grain alignment in the taurus dark cloud 1995
1995 A review of interstellar polarization properties and recent measurements toward the chamaeleon I and taurus dark clouds 1995
1995 Recent results from the Leiden Observatory Laboratory: (a) band strengths in mixed ices; (b) UV photolysis of solid methanol 1995
1994 A study of the Chamaeleon I dark cloud and T-association - VI. Interstellar polarization, grain alignment and magnetic fieldMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.  268:1-12. 1994

Book

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2015 Observations of the icy universe.  Ed. 53.  2015

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  • AST105 - Extraterrestrial Life (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • AST102 - Astronomy of Stellar Systems (Fall Term 2020) 2020
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  • PH791 - Physics Seminar I (Fall Term 2007) 2007
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  • Full Name

  • Perry Gerakines