W.-K. LIU

 

Research Contributions (1997-2004)

 

A.                 Journal Papers

 

103.     R. Brezina and W.-K. Liu, “Control of Bond Excitation and Dissociation in HCN Using Laser Pulses”, J. Phys. Chem., in press, (2004).

 

102.     L. Zhan, B. Piwowar, W.-K. Liu, P. J. Hsu, S. K. Lai, and J.Z.Y. Chen, “Multi-Canonical Basin-Hopping: a New Global Optimization Method for Complex Systems”, J. Chem. Phys. 120, 5536-5542 (2004)

 

101.     J. F. Xia, J. H. Sanderson, W.-K. Liu, and D. Strickland, “Experimental Observation of Raman Chirped Adiabatic Rapid Passage”, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 36, L409-L414, (2003).

 

100.     Z. L. Miskovic, F. O. Goodman, W.-K. Liu  and Y.-N. Wang, “Stochastic Treatment of Non-Equilibrium Ion Stopping in Solids'', Phys. Rev. A 67 (2003),  012902:1-7.

 

99.       S. K. Lai, P. J. Hsu, K. L. Wu, W. K. Liu and M. Iwamatsu, “Structures of metallic clusters: Mono- and polyvalent metals”, J. Chem. Phys. 117, 10715-10725 (2002).

 

98.       L. Waldron, W.-K. Liu and R. J. Le Roy, “Collisional Broadening and Shifting of Raman Lines, and the Potential Energy Surface for H2-Ar”,  J. Molec. Struct. (THEOCHEM) 591, 245-253 (2002).

 

97.       R. Martin, J.-H. Kim, W.-K. Liu and J.-M. Yuan, “Vibrational and Rotational Excitations of Diatomic Molecules by Chirped Laser Pulses,” J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 49, 757-767 (2002).

 

96.       Z. L. Miskovic, F. O. Goodman and W.-K. Liu, “Fluctuating Charge-State Effects on Energy Spectra of Fast Ions in Solids”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 193, 32-35 (2002).

 

95.       Z. L. Miskovic, W.-K. Liu, F. O. Goodman and Y.-N. Wang, “Spatial Distribution of Ion Charges in Fast, Partially Stripped Clusters Traversing Solid Targets”, Nucl. Instr. and  Meth. Phys. Res. B 193, 226-231 (2002).

 

94.              Z. L. Miskovic, W.-K.  Liu, F. O. Goodman and Y.-N. Wang, “Ion-Charge Distribution in Fast, Partially Stripped Clusters Passing Thin Foils”, Phys. Rev. A 64, 064901:1-4 (2001). 

 

93.       C. Lee, Y. Duan, W.-K. Liu, J.-M. Yuan, L. Shi, X. Zhu, and K. Gao,  "Classical calculation of high-order harmonic generation of atomic and molecular gases in intense laser fields", Phys. Rev. A 64, 043410:1-10 (2001).

 

92.       J.-M. Yuan, Y. Duan, and W.-K. Liu, "Chemical Bonding in Hydrogen Molecular Ion and Competition between Laser-induced Ionization and Dissociation", J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 48, 491-498 (2001).

 

91.       L. Waldron and W.-K. Liu, "Hydrogen-rare Gas Interactions and Raman Line Shapes", J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 48, 439-448 (2001).

 

90.       Z. L. Miskovic, S.G. Davison, F.O. Goodman, W.-K. Liu and Y.-N. Wang, "Stopping Power of  Fast, Partially Stripped Molecules and Clusters: Vicinage Effects in Charged States",  Phys. Rev. A  63, 022901-1:9 (2001).

 

89.       J.-H. Kim, J.-M. Yuan, W.-K. Liu, and C.H. Nam, "Nonspreading Wave Packets of Diatomic Molecules: Generation and Control", Phys. Rev. A 63, 043420-1:5 (2001).

 

88.       C. Li, Y. Duan, W.-K. Liu and J.-M. Yuan, "Classical Dynamics of Harmonic Generation of the Hydrogen Molecular Ion Interacting with Ultrashort Intense laser Pulses", Chin. Phys. Lett. 18,  236-238 (2000).

 

87.       Y. Duan, W.-K. Liu and J.-M. Yuan, "Classical Dynamics of Ionization, Dissociation, and Harmonic Generation of a Hydrogen Molecular Ion in Intense Laser Fields: a  collinear Model", Phys. Rev. A 61,  053403-1:11 (2000).

 

86.       Y. Duan, W.-K. Liu and J.-M. Yuan, "Classical Dynamics of H2+ in Intense Laser Fields: a Planar Model", Chem. Phys. Lett. 322,  181-188 (2000).

 

85.       Z.L. Miskovic, S.G. Davison, F.O. Goodman, W.-K. Liu and Y.N. Wang, "Vicinage Effect on Charge state of Fast Clusters in Solids", Phys. Rev. A 61, 062901-1:4 (2000).

 

84.       J.-H. Kim, W.-K. Liu, F.R.W. McCourt and J.-M. Yuan, "Dissociation of Diatomic Molecules by Elliptically Polarized Chirped Pulses," J. Chem. Phys. 112, 1757-1762 (2000).

 

83.              Z.L. Miskovic, S.G. Davison, F.O. Goodman and W.-K. Liu, "Stochastic Treatment of Charge States for Ion Stopping in Solids", Phys. Rev. B 60, 14478-14480 (1999).

 

82.       Y.-N. Wang, Y.-H. Song, Z.L. Miskovic and W.-K. Liu, "Coulomb Explosion Patterns for Swift Hydrogen Molecular Ions Penetrating through Solids", Nucl. Instr. and  Meth. in. Phys. Res. B 153, 26-30 (1999).

 

81.       J.-H. Kim, W.-K. Liu and J.-M. Yuan, “Classical-quantum Correspondence in Multiphoton Dissociation of Diatomic Molecules by Chirped Laser Pulses”,          J. Chem. Phys. 111, 216-226 (1999).

 

80.       W.-K. Liu, J.-M. Yuan and S.H. Lin, “Classical Dynamics of Multiphoton Excitation and Dissociation of Diatomic Molecules by Infrared Laser Pulses”, Phys. Rev. A 60, 1363-1370 (1999).

 

79.       J.M. Yuan, W.-K. Liu, M.T. Hayashi and S.H. Lin, “Quantum Dynamics of chirped Excitation of Multimode Systems”, J. Chem. Phys. 110, 3828-3834 (1999).

 

78.              D.W. Liao, M. Hayashi, W.-K. Liu, R. Islampour, T.-S. Yang, G.Y.C. Wu, J. Yu and S.H. Lin, “A Vibronic Theory of Sum-Frequency Generation and its Application to Surface Science”, J. Korean Phys. Soc. 32, 320-325 (1998).

 

77.   Z.L. Miskovic, W.-K. Liu, and You-Nian Wang, Multiple Scattering Effects on Stopping Power of Swift Large Clusters in Solids. Phys. Rev. A 58, 2191-2195 (1998).

76.       Y.-N. Wang, Z.L. Miskovic, and W.-K. Liu, Dynamical Interaction Effects on  Coulomb Explosion of H2+ at Glancing-angle Incidence on Solid Surfaces. Phys. Rev. A  58, 1287-1295 (1998).

 

75.       Z. Miskovic, Y.-N. Wang, and W.-K. Liu, Self-energy and Stopping Power of Large Energetic Clusters in Solids: Implications to Coulomb Explosion.  Phys. Rev. A 57, 362-368 (1998).

 

74.       W.-K. Liu and J.-M. Yuan, "Hamiltonian Chaos and Application to Laser-Molecule Interactions", Physics Bimonthly, Chinese Physical Society, 20, 654-664 (1998).

 

73.       J.-M. Yuan and W.-K. Liu,  Classical-quantum Correspondence in IR Multiphoton Molecular Dissociation by a Chirped Laser Pulse. J. Korean Phys. Soc. 32, 413-416 (1998).

 

72        A.S. Dickinson and W.-K. Liu, “Semi-classical and Quantal Calculation of State-to-State Generalized Cross-sections for N2+-He  mixtures”, Mol. Phys. 93, 789-800 (1998).

 

71.       J.-M. Yuan and W.-K. Liu, “Classical and Quantum Dynamics of Chirped Pulse Dissociation of Diatomic Molecules”, Phys. Rev. A  57, 1992-2001 (1998).

 

70.       W.-K. Liu, M. Hayashi, J.-C. Lin, H.-C. Chang, S.H. Lin, and J.-K. Wang,  Effect of  Temperature on the IR and SFG Spectra of Adsorbates”, J. Chem. Phys. 106, 5920-5927 (1997).

 

69.       W.-K. Liu and S.H. Lin, “Theory of Gas Phase Time-resolved Ultrafast Electron Diffraction”.  Phys. Rev. A 55, 641-647 (1997).

 

 

B.                 Conference Proceedings

 

13.       Z. L. Miskovic, F. O. Goodman, S. G. Davison, W.-K. Liu and Y.-N. Wang, “Interaction of Fast Clusters with Solids”, in The Physics of Ionized Gases, 20th SPIG, Eds. N. Konjevic, Z. Lj. Petrovic, and G. Malovic, (Institute of Physics, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 2001), pp.213-232.

 

C.                 Book Chapters

 

6.        W.-K. Liu, “Quantum Theory of Elastic Scattering”, Handbook of Molecular Physics and Quantum Chemistry, ed. S. Wilson, (2003) John Wiley & Sons, Volume 3, Part 6, Chapter 23,  pp 574-596.

 

5.        W.-K. Liu, “Quantum Theory of Inelastic Scattering”, Handbook of Molecular Physics and Quantum Chemistry, ed. S. Wilson, (2003) John Wiley & Sons, Volume 3, Part 6, Chapter 24,  pp 597-622.

 

4.        C.H. Chao, S.H. Lin, W.-K. Liu, and P. Rentzepis, “Theory of Ultrafast Time-resolved X-ray and  Electron Diffraction”, Time-resolved Diffractions, ed. P.M. Rentzepis and J.R. Helliwell, Oxford Press  (1997) pp. 260-283.

 

 

D.        Theses

 

8.        R. Brezina, “Control of Bond Excitation and Dissociation in HCN using Laser Pulses”. (Ph. D. Thesis, University of Waterloo, 2002).

 

7.                R. E. Martin, “A Computational Study of Multiphoton Dissociation of Diatomic Molecules Using a Chirped Laser Pulse Along with a Fixed Frequency Pulse”.   (M. Sc. Thesis, University of Waterloo, 2001).

 

 6.        L.D. Waldron, “Quantal Calculation of Raman Lineshape Parameters for H2 and D2 in Ar” (M.Sc. Thesis, University of Waterloo, 1998).

 

 

E.                 Papers Presented in Conferences

 

44.       A. Trottier, J.F. Xia, J.H. Sanderson, W.-K. Liu and D. Strickland, “Raman Chirped Adiabatic Passage in CO2:  experimental observation and research prospects”, 2004 Cross-Border Workshop on Laser Science, NRC, Ottawa, May 6-8, 2004.

 

43        Lixin Zhan, Bart Piwowar, Wing-Ki Liu, and Jeff Z.Y. Chen, “Multi-Canonical Basin-Hopping: a New Global Optimization Method for Complex System”, Symposium on Chemical Physics, Waterloo, October 31-November 2, 2003.

 

42        R. Brezina and W.-K. Liu, “A Theoretical Study of IR Photodissociation of HCN”, CAP Congress, June 2-5, 2002, Quebec City.

 

41        W.-K. Liu, "Infrared Chirped Pulse Excitation of Diatomic Molecules and Coherent Control", (invited speaker), the 14th Canadian Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Ottawa, Aug 5-9, 2001.

 

40        R.E. Martin and W.-K. Liu, "Multiphoton excitation and dissociation of diatomic molecules with chirped laser pulses".  CAP Congress, June 17-20, 2001. Victoria, BC.

 

39        R.E. Martin and W.-K. Liu, "Multiphoton excitation and dissociation of diatomic molecules with chirped laser pulses".  March Meeting, American Physical Society, March 12-16, 2001. Seattle, Washington.

 

38        L. Waldron and W.-K. Liu, “Hydrogen-rare gas interactions and Raman line shapes”, Fourth Asian International Seminar on Atomic and Molecular Physics,

            Academia Sinica, Taipei, Oct 13-18, 2000.  (Invited Speaker).

 

37.       J.-M. Yuan, Y. Duan and W.-K. Liu, “Hydrogen molecular ion and field-induced competition between ionization and dissociation”, Fourth Asian International Seminar on Atomic and Molecular Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Oct 13-18, 2000.

 

36.       R. Brezina and W.-K. Liu, “Coherent Control of  Vibrational Excitation of a Linear Triatomic Molecule             with Chirped Pulses”, CAP Congress, York University, Ontario, June 4-7, 2000.

 

35.       J.H. Kim, W.-K. Liu and J.-M. Yuan,  Dissociation of diatomic molecules by elliptically polarized chirped laser pulses”, Workshop on Coherence Dynamics in Quantum Complex Systems, NRC, Ottawa, May 20-22, 1999.

 

34.       J.H. Kim, W.-K. Liu and J.-M. Yuan, “Dissociation of diatomic molecules by elliptically polarized chirped laser pulses”, Gordon Conference on Quantum Control of Atomic and Molecular Motion, Plymouth, N.H., Aug 1-6, 1999.

 

33.       W.-K. Liu, "Nonlinear Dynamics of multiphoton dissociation and ionization of  molecules by intense laser pulses", Invited Speaker, 1998 Autumn School on Chaos and Quantum Chaos, Oct 29-Nov 1, 1998, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica.

 

32.       W.-K. Liu, "Infrared Chirped Pulse Excitation and Dissociation of Molecules", ITAMP Workshop on Quantum Nonintegrability, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, April 30-May 2, 1998.  (Invited talk).

 

31.       J.-M. Yuan and W.-K. Liu, "Overtone Excitation of Multimode System using Chirped Laser Pulses", American Physical Society Meeting, March, 1998.

 

30.       R. Brezina, W.-K. Liu and J.-M. Yuan, "Excitation and Dissociation of Molecules by IR Chirped Pulses", Canadian Association of Physicists Congress, Waterloo, June 15, 1998.

 

29.       R.E. Martin and W.-K. Liu, "Quantum Calculation of Molecular Dissociation by a Chirped Laser Pulse", GWP Poster Session, July 8, 1998.

 

28.       Jian-Min Yuan and W.-K. Liu, 'Laser Control of Molecular Excitation and Dissociation using  Frequency-Chirped Pulse', August 11-15, 1997.  Chinese Physical Society Meeting, Taipei.

 

27.       Y.-N. Wang, Z. Miskovic and W.-K. Liu,  'Energy loss of charged particles moving near solid surfaces', August 11-15, 1997.  Chinese Physical Society Meeting, Taipei.

 

26.       L. Waldron, R. Brezina  and W.-K. Liu, 'Quantal Calculation of the Spectral Parameters of the Raman Q Branch in D2-Ar Mixtures', Oct 30 - Nov 1, 1997.  CAP DAMP/DOP Joint Meeting, NRC, Ottawa.

 

25.              W.-K. Liu, “Classical and Quantum Dynamics of IR Chirped Pulse Dissociation of Diatomic Molecules”, Canadian Association of Physicists Congress, Calgary, June 1997 (Invited talk).