Emeritus Professor Brenton Lewis

Emeritus Professor  Brenton Lewis
Department
Laser Physics Centre
Qualifications
PhD DSc Adelaide, C Phys, FInstP, FAPS, FOSA, FAIP
Office phone
53529
Lab phone
53075
Email
Office
Oliphant 3 05

Research publications

Book chapter

Lewis B, Gibson S, Heays A
Coupled channels and planetary atmospheres
Nanoscale Interactions and Their Applications: Essays in Honour of Ian McCarthy
Transworld Research Network, Kerala, India (2007) 79-93

Journal article

Kono M, He Y, Lewis B, Gibson S, Baldwin K, Orr B
Two-photon excitation of two Rydberg levels of O2 above 95 130 cm?1: Rotational-state dependence of predissociation linewidths
Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer 244() 1-10
Laws B, Gibson S, Lewis B, Field R
The dicarbon bonding puzzle viewed with photoelectron imaging
Nature Communications 10, 0()
Heays A, Lewis B, De Oliveira N, Ubachs W
The spin-forbidden vacuum-ultraviolet absorption spectrum of 14N15N
The Journal of Chemical Physics 151, 22()
Laws B, Cavanagh S, Lewis B, Gibson S
Wigner Near-Threshold Effects in the Photoelectron Angular Distribution of NO2-
Journal of Physical Chemistry A 123, 48() 10418-10425
Stark G, Herde H, Lyons J, Heays A, De Oliveira N, Nave G, Lewis B, Gibson S
Fourier-transform-spectroscopic photoabsorption cross sections and oscillator strengths for the S2 BΣu−3−XΣg−3 system
Journal of Chemical Physics 148, 24() 1-8
Lewis B, Gibson S, Stark G, Heays A
Predissociation of the B Σu−3 state of S2: A coupled-channel model
Journal of Chemical Physics 148, 24() 1-12
Laws B, Cavanagh S, Lewis B, Gibson S
NOO Peroxy Isomer Exposed with Velocity-Map Imaging
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8, 18() 4397-4401
Heays A, Visser R, Gredel R, Ubachs W, Lewis B, Gibson S, van Dishoeck E
Isotope selective photodissociation of N2 by the interstellar radiation field and cosmic rays
Astronomy and Astrophysics 562() A61
Heays A, Ajello J, Aguilar A, Lewis B, Gibson S
THE HIGH-RESOLUTION EXTREME-ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRUM OF N-2 BY ELECTRON IMPACT
Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 211, 2() 1-27
Heays A, Eidelsberg M, Stark G, Lemaire J, Gavilan L, Federman S, Lewis B, Lyons J, De Oliveira N, Joyeux D
Observation of a new electronic state of CO perturbing W1II (v=1)
Journal of Chemical Physics 141, 14()
Li X, Heays A, Visser R, Ubachs W, Lewis B, Gibson S, van Dishoeck E
Photodissociation of interstellar N2
Astronomy and Astrophysics 555() 1-18
Jessup K, Gladstone G, Heays A, Gibson S, Lewis B, Stark G
14N15N detectability in Pluto's atmosphere
Icarus 226, 2() 1514-1526
Cavanagh S, Gibson S, Lewis B
High-resolution photoelectron spectroscopy of linear <- bent polyatomic photodetachment transitions: The electron affinity of CS2
Journal of Chemical Physics 137, 14() 144304-144304
Wu R, Judge D, Tsai M, Lin Y, Yih T, Lo J, Fung H, Lee Y, Lewis B, Heays A, Gibson S
Experimental verification of strong rotational dependence of fluorescence and predissociation yield in the b1?u(v = 1) level of 14N2
Journal of Chemical Physics 136, 4() 3
Mandt K, Gell D, Perry M, Waite J, Crary F, Young D, Magee B, Westlake J, Cravens T, Kasprzak W, Miller G, Wahlund J, Agren K, Edberg N, Heays A, Lewis B, Gibson S, de la Haye V, Liang M
Ion densities and composition of Titan's upper atmosphere derived from the Cassini Ion Neutral Mass Spectrometer: Analysis methods and comparison of measured ion densities to photochemical model simulations
Journal of Geophysical Research 117, 10() E10006, 1-22
Heays A, Lewis B, Gibson S, Malone C, Johnson P, Kanik I, Khakoo M
Tuning out vibrational levels in molecular electron energy-loss spectra
Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 85, 1() 8
Stevens M, Gustin J, Ajello J, Evans J, Meier R, Kochenash A, Stephan A, Stewart A, Esposito L, McClintock W, Holsclaw G, Bradley E, Lewis B, Heays A
The production of Titan's ultraviolet nitrogen airglow
Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics / Atmospheres 116() 17
Lavvas P, Galand M, Yelle R, Heays A, Lewis B, Lewis G, Coates A
Energy deposition and primary chemical products in Titan's upper atmosphere
Icarus 213, 1() 233-251
Hansen C, Shemansky D, Esposito L, Stewart A, Lewis B, Colwell J, Hendrix A, West R, Waite J, Teolis B, Magee B
The composition and structure of the Enceladus plume
Geophysical Research Letters 38, 11() 5
Heays A, Dickenson G, Salumbides E, de Oliveira N, Joyeaux D, Nahon L, Lewis B, Ubachs W
High-resolution Fourier-transform extreme ultraviolet photoabsorption spectroscopy of 14N15N
Journal of Chemical Physics 135, 24() 11
Van Duzor M, Mbaiwa F, Wei J, Singh T, Mabbs R, Sanov A, Cavanagh S, Gibson S, Lewis B, Gascooke J
Vibronic coupling in the superoxide anion: The vibrational dependence of the photoelectron angular distribution
Journal of Chemical Physics 133, 17() 9
Cavanagh S, Gibson S, Lewis B
Photodetachment of O? from threshold to 1.2 eV electron kinetic energy using Velocity-Map Imaging
Journal of Physics: Conference Series(online) 212() 7
Mabbs R, Mbaiwa F, Wei J, Van Duzor M, Gibson S, Cavanagh S, Lewis B
Observation of vibration-dependent electron anisotropy in O?2 photodetachment
Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 82, 1() 011401, 1-4
Liu X, Heays A, Shemansky D, Lewis B, Feldman P
Analysis of terrestrial thermospheric N2 c04 1Su +(0) b0 1Su+(1) X 1Sg+ dayglow emission observed by the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer
Journal of Geophysical Research 114, D07304() 1-14
Heays A, Lewis B, Stark G, Yoshino K, Smith P, Huber K, Ito K
Oscillator strengths and line widths of dipole-allowed transitions in 14N2 between 86.0 and 89.7 nm
Journal of Chemical Physics 131, 19() 194308-1/9
Ndome H, Hochlaf M, Lewis B, Heays A, Gibson S, Lefebvre-Brion H
Sign reversal of the spin-orbit constant for the $C\,{^3\Pi_u}$ state of N$_2$
Journal of Chemical Physics 129, 16() 1-4
Vieitez M, Ivanov T, Ubachs W, Lewis B, de Lange C
On the complexity of the absorption spectrum of molecular nitrogen
Journal of Molecular Liquids 141() 110-117
Liu X, Shemansky D, Malone C, Johnson P, Ajello J, Kanik I, Heays A, Lewis B, Gibson S, Stark G
Experimental and coupled-channels investigation of the radiative properties of the N$_2$ $c_4^{\prime \,{^1\Sigma_u^+}-X\,{^1\Sigma_g^+}$ band system
Journal of Geophysical Research 113, 2() 1-17
Vieitez M, Ivanov T, de Lange C, Ubachs W, Heays A, Lewis B, Stark G
Interactions of the $3p\pi_u\,c\,{^1\Pi_u}(v=2)$ Rydberg-complex member in isotopic N$_2$
Journal of Chemical Physics 128, 134313() 1-11
Stark G, Lewis B, Heays A, Yoshino K, Smith P, Ito K
Oscillator strengths and line widths of dipole-allowed transitions in 14N2 between 89.7 and 93.5 nm
Journal of Chemical Physics 128, 114302() 1-10
Lewis B, Heays A, Gibson S, Lefebvre-Brion H, Lefebvre R
A coupled-channel model of the 3IIu states of N2: Structure and interactions of the 3sgF3 3IIu and 3puG3 3IIu Rydberg states
Journal of Chemical Physics 129, 16() 1-10
Lewis B, Baldwin K, Heays A, Gibson S, Sprengers J, Ubachs W, Fujitake M
Structure and predissociation of the 3ppuD 3zu+ Rydberg state of N2:First extreme-ultraviolet and new near-infrared observations,with coupled-channels analysis
Journal of Chemical Physics 129, 20() 1-11
Khakoo M, Malone C, Johnson P, Lewis B, Laher R, Wang S, Swaminathan V, Nuyujukian D, Kanik I
Electron impact excitation of $X\,{^1\Sigma_g^+}(v''=0)$ to the $a''\,{^1\Sigma_g^+}$, $b\,{^1\Pi_u}$, $c_3\,{^1\Pi_u}$, $o_3\,{^1\Pi_u}$, $b'\,{^1\Sigma_u^+}$, $c_4'\,{^1\Sigma_u^+}$, $G\,{^3\Pi_u}$, and $F\,{^3\Pi_u}$ states of molecular nitrogen
Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 77, 012704() 1-19
Lewis B, Baldwin K, Sprengers J, Ubachs W, Stark G, Yoshino K
Optical observation of the $C$, $3s\sigma_g\,F_3$, and $3p\pi_u\,G_3\,{^3\Pi_u}$ states of N$_2$
Journal of Chemical Physics 129, 16() 164305
Lumpe J, Floyd L, Herring L, Gibson S, Lewis B
Measurements of thermospheric molecular oxygen from the Solar Ultraviolet Spectral Irradiance Monitor
Journal of Geophysical Research 112, D16308() 1-19
Vieitez M, Ivanov T, Sprengers J, de Lange C, Ubachs W, Lewis B, Stark G
Quantum-interference effects in the o?u(v=1)~ b?u(v=9) Rydberg-valence complex of molecular nitrogen
Molecular Physics 105, 11-12() 1543-1557
Liang M, Heays A, Lewis B, Gibson S, Yung Y
Source of Nitrogen Isotope anomaly in HCN in the Atmosphere of Titan
The Astrophysical Journal 664, August 1() L115-L118
Lewis B, Lefebvre-Brion H
Comparison between predissociation mechanisms in two isoelectronic molecules: CO and N2
Molecular Physics 105, 11() 1625-1630
Lewis B, Liang M, Blake G, Yung Y
Oxygen isotopic composition of carbon dioxide in the middle atmosphere
PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104, 1() 21-25
Cavanagh S, Gibson S, Gale M, Dedman C, Roberts E, Lewis B
High-resolution velocity-map-imaging photoelectron spectroscopy of the O photodetachment fine-structure transitions
Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 76() 052708 1-9
Roberts E, Cavanagh S, Gibson S, Lewis B, Dedman C, Picker G
Achieving High Signal-to-noise Performace for a Velocity-map Imaging Experiment
Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 144-147() 251-254
Sprengers J, Reinhold E, Ubachs W, Baldwin K, Lewis B
Optical Observation of the 3s?gF3?u Ryberg state of N2
Journal of Chemical Physics 123, 14() 144315-1-5
Lewis B, Gibson S, Sprengers J, Ubachs W, Johansson A, Wahlstrom C
Lifetime and Predissociation Yield of 14N2b1?u(v=1) Revisited: Effects of Rotation
Journal of Chemical Physics 123, 23() 236101-1-3
Lewis B, Gibson S, Zhang W, Lefebvre-Brion H, Robbe J
Predissociation Mechanism for the Lowest 1?u States of N2
Journal of Chemical Physics 122, 14() 144302-1-10
Haverd V, Lewis B, Gibson S, Stark G
Rotational Effects in the Band Oscillator Strengths and Predissociation Linewidths for the Lowest 1?u-X1?+g Transitions of N2
Journal of Chemical Physics 123, 21() 214304-1-9
Sprengers J, Ubachs W, Johansson A, L'Huillier A, Wahlstrom C, Lang R, Lewis B, Gibson S
Lifetime and Predissociation Yield of 14N2 b1 u(v=1)
Journal of Chemical Physics 120, 19() 8973-8978
Sprengers J, Johansson A, L'Huillier A, Wahlstrom C, Lewis B, Ubachs W
Pump-Probe Lifetime Measurements on Singlet Ungerade States in Molecular Nitrogen
Chemical Physics Letters 389() 348-351
Sprengers J, Ubachs W, Baldwin K, Baldwin K, Lewis B, Tchang-Brillet W
Extreme Ultraviolet Laser Excitation of Isotopic Molecular Nitrogen: The Dipole-allowed Spectrum of 15N2 and 14N15N
Journal of Chemical Physics 119, 6() 3160-3173
Morrill J, Ginter M, Lewis B, Gibson S
[X2g]nd up>1,3g Rydberg States of O2
Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy 219() 217-226
Kono M, Lewis B, Baldwin K, Baldwin K, Gibson S
Experimental Verification of Line- and Band-shape Asymmetry in the Schumann-Runge System of O2
Journal of Chemical Physics 118, 24() 10924-10928
Morrill J, Ginter M, Hwang E, Slanger T, Copeland R, Lewis B, Gibson S
Two-Photon REMPI Spectra from a1?g and b1?+g to d1?g in O2
Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy 219() 200-216
Roberts E, Nixon K, Dedman C, Gibson S, Lewis B
New Magnetic-Dipole Transition of the Oxygen Molecule: B-f3 --g -- X3 --g-(0,0)
Journal of Chemical Physics 116, 13() 5503-5508
O'Keeffe P, Ridley T, Sheard H, Lawley K, Donovan R, Lewis B
The d1?g(v=1) Rydberg State of O2: Optical-optical Double-resonance and Huggins-band Ozone-photolysis, Resonance-enhanced Multiphoton-ionization Studies with a b1?+g(v=0)-state Platform
Journal of Chemical Physics 117, 19() 8705-8709
Lewis B, Gibson S, Baldwin K, Dooley P, Waring K
Comparative Very-High Resolution VUV Spectroscopy: Laser Spectroscopy of O2
Surface Review and Letters 9, 1() 31-38
Lewis B, Gibson S, England J, Stark G, West J
Anomalous Isotopic Predissociation in the F3?u(v=1) State of O2
Journal of Chemical Physics 116, 8() 3286-3296
Waring K, Lewis B, Baldwin K, Gibson S
? and ? reversal: The dissociation-limit region of the B 3?? state of O2
Journal of Chemical Physics 115, 13() 5836-5842
Lewis B, Gibson S, O'Keeffe P, Ridley T, Lawley K, Doody J
Observation of completely destructive quantum interference between interacting resonances in molecular predissociation
Physical Review Letters 86, 8() 1478-1481
Waring K, Lewis B, Baldwin K, Gibson S
? and ? reversal: The dissociation-limit region of the B 3Su - state of O2
Journal of Chemical Physics 115, 13() 5836-5842
Lewis B, Gibson S
A new model for the Schumann-Runge bands of O2
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth Part C 26, 7() 519-526
Lewis B, Gibson S
Identification of the 3ppue' 3?u Rydberg state of O2 by (3+1) resonance-enhanced multiphoton-ionization spectroscopy
Journal of Chemical Physics 114, 19() 8364-8371
Lewis B, Gibson S
Electron energy-loss spectra of coupled electronic states: Effects of Rydberg-valence interactions in O2
Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 63, 2() 022707-022701
Lewis B, Gibson S, Tucay A, Robertson R, Hwang E, Bergman A, Copeland R
Identification of the 3pie3Du Rydberg state of O2 by (3+1) resonance-enhanced multiphoton-ionization spectroscopy
Journal of Chemical Physics 114, 19() 8364-8371
Lewis B, Gibson S, Hawes F, Torop L
A new model for the Schumann-Runge bands of O2
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth Part C 26() 519-526
Hawes F, Torop L, Lewis B, Gibson S
Asymmetry sum rule for molecular predissociation
Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 63() 0125131-12
Dedman C, Roberts E, Gibson S, Lewis B
An ion gating, bunching, and potential re-referencing unit
Review of Scientific Instruments 72, 7() 2915-2922
Lewis B, England J, Gibson S, Brunger M, Allan M
Electron energy-loss spectra of coupled electronic states: effects of Rydberg-valence interactions in O2
Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 63() 22707/1-18
Lewis B, Gibson S, Roberts E
Assignment of the excess absorption underlying the Schumann-Runge bands of molecular oxygen
Journal of Chemical Physics 115() 245-248
Dedman C, Roberts E, Gibson S, Lewis B
Fast 1kV metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor switch
Review of Scientific Instruments 72, 9() 3718-3720
Lewis B, Gibson S, Banerjee S, Lefebvre-Biron H
Relations between Rydberg-Valence Interactions in the O2 Molecule
Journal of Chemical Physics 113() 2214-2223
Lewis B, Gibson S
The O(1D) yield from O2 photodissociation near H Lyman-a (121.6 nm)
Journal of Chemical Physics 110, 4() 1949-1958
Lewis B, Gibson S
High-resolution oscillator strength measurements of the CO B 1S+-? 1S+ (0, 0) and (1, 0) vibrational bands
Astrophysical Journal Letters 520, 2 PART 1() 732-736
Lewis B, Gibson S
Perturbations in the 3ssg 1,3?g Rydberg states of O2: Bound-bound interactions with the second1?g and1?g valence states
Journal of Chemical Physics 111, 1() 186-197
Lewis B, Gibson S
The B 3Su - ? b 1Sg + transition of molecular oxygen
Journal of Chemical Physics 110, 23() 11129-11132
Stark G, Lewis B, Gibson S, England J
High-Resolution Oscillator-Strength Measurements of the CO BS+ - XS+ (0,0) and (1,0) Vibrational Bands
The Astrophysical Journal 520() 732-736
Lewis B, Gibson S, Yoshino K
Comment on Ab initio Dynamic Dipole Polarizabilities for O2, its Photoabsorption Spectrum in the Schumann-Runge Region, and Long-Range Interaction Coefficients for its Dimer
Journal of Chemical Physics 111() 11236-11237
Lacoursiere J, Meyer S, Faris G, Slanger T, Lewis B, Gibson S
The O1(D) Yield from 02 Photodissociation near H Lyman-a (121.6nm)
Journal of Chemical Physics 110() 1949-1958
Lewis B, Gibson S, Morrill J, Ginter M
Perturbations in the 3ssg 1,3Pg Rydberg States of O2: Bound-Bound Interactions with the Second 1Pg and Dg and Valence States
Journal of Chemical Physics 111() 186-197
Lewis B, Gibson S, Copeland R, Bressler C
Missing Bands in the Multiphoton Excitation of Coupled Molecular States
Physical Review Letters 82() 4212-4215
Lewis B, Gibson S, Slanger T, Huestis D
The B3S-u bS+g Transition of Molecular Oxygen
Journal of Chemical Physics 110() 11129-11132
Morrill J, Ginter M, Lewis B, Gibson S
The (X2Pg) nssg 1,3Pg Rydberg States of O2: Spectra, Structures and Interactions
Journal of Chemical Physics 111() 173-185
Lewis B, Gibson S
Quantum interference in the Schumann-Runge bands of molecular oxygen
Geophysical Research Letters 25, 13() 2457-2460
Lewis B, Gibson S
Angular distributions for photodissociation of O2 in the Herzberg continuum
Journal of Chemical Physics 108, 17() 7229-7243
Dooley P, Lewis B, Gibson S, Baldwin K, Yoshino K
A comparative high-resolution study of predissociation linewidths in the Schumann-Runge bands of O2
Journal of Chemical Physics 109, 10() 3856-3867

Conference paper

Heays A, Lewis B, Gibson S, Stark G, De Oliveira N
Indirect predissociation of highly excited singlet states of N2
International Conference on Dissociative Recombination: Theory, Experiment, and Applications, DR 2013 84() 03004
Gibson S, Cavanagh S, Lewis B, Mills F
Back to basics, the chemistry of aerosol formation, viewed with velocity-map imaging of photoelectrons
Optical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications 2014 ()
Baldwin K, Sprengers J, Ubachs W, Lewis B, Gibson S
Ultrahigh Resolution Pulsed XUV Laser Applications: Lifetimes for the Excited 1 u States of Molecular Nitrogen
European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the International Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/IQEC 2004) () 001-002

Journal short contribution

Crompton R, Dracoulis G, Lewis B, McCracken K, Williams J
John Henry Carver 1926 - 2004
Historical Records of Australian Science 22, 1() 53-79

Journal article (non-refereed)

Lewis B
"Comment on "Electron-impact excitation of the $B\,{^1\Sigma_u^+}$ and $C\,{^1\Pi_u}$ electronic states of H$_2$""
Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 78, 026701() 1-2

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