Recent and Selected Publications

  1. L. Chandrasena, K. Samedov, I. McKenzie, M. Mozafari, D.P. Gates, R. West and P.W. Percival (2019).
    Free Radical Reactivity of a Phosphaalkene Explored Through Studies of Radical Isotopologues
    Angewandte Chemie, Int. Ed. , 58, 297–301.
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  2. M. Mozafari,  L. Chandrasena, I. McKenzie, K. Samedov and P.W. Percival (2018).
    Characterization of free radicals in clathrate hydrates of pyrrole, thiophene and isoxazole by muon spin spectroscopy
    Can. J. Chem., 96, 217–225.
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  3. M. Mozafari,  J.-C. Brodovitch, L. Chandrasena and P.W. Percival (2016).
    Characterization of Free Radicals in Clathrate Hydrates of Furan, 2,3-Dihydrofuran, and 2,5-Dihydrofuran by Muon Spin Spectroscopy
    J. Phys. Chem. A., 120, 8521–8528.
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  4. K. Samedov, R. West, P.W. Percival, J.-C. Brodovitch, L. Chandrasena, M. Mozafari, R. Tacke, K. Junold, C. Kobelt, P.P. Samuel, R. Azhakar, K.C. Mondal, H.W. Roesky, M. Driess and W. Wang, (2015).
    Free radicals of N-donor stabilized silicon(II) compounds probed by muon spin spectroscopy
    Organometallics, 34, 3532–3537.
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  5. Brodovitch, J.-C., B. Addison-Jones, K. Ghandi, I. McKenzie and P.W. Percival (2015).
    Proton, Muon and 13C Hyperfine coupling constants of C60X and C70X (X=H, Mu).
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 1755–1762.
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  6. West, R., K. Samedov, P.W. Percival, (2014).
    Silicon meets cyclotron: Muon spin resonance of organosilicon radicals.
    Chem. Eur. J., 20, 9184–9190.
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  7. Alcorn, C., K. Ghandi, P.W. Percival, J.-C. Brodovitch, M. Smith and A. Kennedy, (2014).
    Kinetics of the Reaction between H• and Superheated Water Probed with Muonium.
    Chem. Phys., 435, 29–39.
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  8. Percival, P.W., M. Mozafari, J.C. Brodovitch, L. Chandrasena. (2014).
    Organic free radicals in clathrate hydrates investigated by muon spin spectroscopy.
    J. Phys. Chem A., 118, 1162–1167.
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  9. West, R., K. Samedov, A. Mitra, J.-C. Brodovitch, G. Langille, P.W. Percival, B.M. McCollum, T. Iwamoto, S. Ishida, C. Jones, J. Li. (2014).
    Germanium-centred free radicals studied by muon spin spectroscopy.
    Can. J. Chem., 92, 508–513.
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  10. Percival, P.W., B.M. McCollum, J.-C. Brodovitch, M. Driess, A. Mitra, M. Mozafari,
    R. West, Y. Xiong and S. Yao (2012).
    Dual Reactivity of a Stable Zwitterionic N-Heterocyclic Silylene and its Carbene Complex Probed with Muonium.  Organometallics, 31, 2709–2714.
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  11. Percival, P.W., J.-C. Brodovitch, M. Mozafari, A. Mitra, R. West, R.S. Ghadwal, R. Azhakar, and H.W. Roesky (2011).
    Free Radical Reactivity of Mono- and Dichlorosilylene with Muonium
    Chem. Eur. J., 17, 11970-11973.
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  12. West, R., and P.W. Percival (2010).
    Organosilicon compounds meet subatomic physics: Muon spin resonance.
    Dalton Transactions, 39, 9209-9216.
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  13. Mitra, A., J.-C. Brodovitch, C. Krempner, P.W. Percival, P. Vyas and R. West (2010).
    A Silyl Radical formed by Muonium Addition to a Silylene.
    Angewandte Chemie, 49, 2893-2895.
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  14. McCollum, B.M., J.-C. Brodovitch, J.A.C. Clyburne, P.W. Percival and R. West (2009).
    Detection of a secondary muoniated radical.
    Physica B, 404, 940-942.
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  15. Brodovitch, J.-C., B.M. McCollum and P.W. Percival (2009).
    Kinetics of Mu addition to acetone in sub and supercritical water.
    Physica B, 404, 950-952.
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  16. McCollum, B.M., J.-C. Brodovitch, J.A.C. Clyburne, P.W. Percival, A. Tomasik and R. West (2009).
    Reaction of Stable N-Heterocyclic Silylenes and Germylenes with Muonium.
    Chem. Eur. J., 15, 8409-8412.
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  17. McCollum, B.M., T. Abe, J.-C. Brodovitch, J.A.C. Clyburne, T. Iwamoto, M. Kira, P.W. Percival and R. West (2008).
    Probing the reactivity of a stable silene using muonium.
    Angewandte Chemie. 47, 9772-9774.
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  18. I. McKenzie, J.-C. Brodovitch, K. Ghandi, B. McCollum, and P.W. Percival (2007).
    Hyperfine Coupling in Methyl Radical Isotopomers.
    J. Phys. Chem. A, 111, 10625-10634.
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  19. Percival, P.W., J.-C. Brodovitch, K. Ghandi, B. McCollum and I. McKenzie (2007).
    H atom kinetics in superheated water studied by muon spin spectroscopy.
    Rad. Phys. Chem., 76, 1231-1235.
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  20. Brodovitch, J.C., K. Ghandi, I. McKenzie, P.W. Percival and J. Schüth (2006).
    Free radicals formed by H(Mu) addition to triphenylene and dodecahydrotriphenylene.
    Physica B, 310-313.
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  21. McKenzie, I., J.-C. Brodovitch, K. Ghandi and P.W. Percival (2006).
    Muoniated acyl and thioacyl radicals.
    Physica B, 299-302.
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  22. Paul W. Percival, Jean-Claude Brodovitch, Khashayar Ghandi, Brett M. McCollum, and Iain McKenzie (2005).
    Organic Free Radicals in Superheated Water Studied by Muon Spin Spectroscopy.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 13714-13719.
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  23. McKenzie, I., P.W. Percival and J.A.C. Clyburne (2005).
    A Computational Study of the Reactions of a b-Diketiminatoaluminium (I) Complex with the Hydrogen Atom and the Electron.
    Chemical Communications, 2005: 1134-1136.
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  24. Percival, P.W., J.-C. Brodovitch, D.J. Arseneau, M. Senba and D.G. Fleming (2003).
    Formation of the muoniated ethyl radical in the gas phase.
    Physica B, 326: 72-75.
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  25. Ghandi, K., and P.W. Percival (2003).
    Prediction of Rate Constants for Reactions of the Hydroxyl Radical in Water at High Temperatures and Pressures.
    J. Phys. Chem. A, 107: 3005-3008.
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  26. Ghandi, K., B. Addison-Jones, J.-C. Brodovitch, B. McCollum, I. McKenzie and P.W. Percival (2003).
    Enolization of Acetone in Superheated Water Detected via Radical Formation.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125: 9594-9595.
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  27. McKenzie, I., J.C. Brodovitch, P.W. Percival, T. Ramnial and J.A.C. Clyburne (2003).
    The Reactions of Imidazol-2-ylidenes with the Hydrogen Atom: A Theoretical Study and Experimental Confirmation with Muonium.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125: 11565-11570.
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  28. Brodovitch, J.-C., B. Adison-Jones, K. Ghandi, I. McKenzie, P.W. Percival, and J. Schüth (2003).
    Free Radicals formed by H(Mu) addition to fluoranthene.
    Can. J. Chem., 81: 1-6.
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  29. McKenzie, I., J.-C. Brodovitch, K. Ghandi, S. Kecman and P.W. Percival (2003).
    Formation and spectroscopy of alpha-muoniated radicals.
    Physica B, 326: 76-80.
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  30. Ghandi, K., B. Addison-Jones, J.-C. Brodovitch, I. McKenzie, S. Kecman and P.W. Percival (2003).
    Muonium kinetics in sub- and supercritical water.
    Physica B, 326: 55-60.
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  31. McKenzie, I., B. Addison-Jones, J.-C. Brodovitch, K. Ghandi, S. Kecman and P.W. Percival (2002).
    Detection of the muoniated methyl radical.
    J. Phys. Chem. A, 106: 7083-7085.
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  32. Ghandi, K. B.Addison-Jones, J.-C. Brodovitch, I. McKenzie, P.W Percival and J. Schüth (2002).
    Near-diffusion-controlled reactions of muonium in sub- and supercritical water.
    Phys: Chem. Chem. Phys., 4: 586-595.
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  33. McKenzie, I., B.Addison-Jones, J.-C. Brodovitch, K. Ghandi and P.W. Percival (2001).
    Structure and dynamics of the Mu adduct of diketene.
    Phys. Chem. Comm., 27: 1-3.
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  34. Percival, P.W., K. Ghandi, J.-C. Brodovitch, B. Addison-Jones and I. McKenzie (2000).
    Detection of muoniated organic free radicals in supercritical water.
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2: 4717-4720.
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  35. Ghandi, K., J.-C. Brodovitch, B. Addison-Jones, P.W. Percival and J. Schüth (2000).
    Hyperfine coupling constants of muonium in sub and supercritical water.
    Physica B, 289-290: 476-481.
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  36. Schüth, J., P.W. Percival, B. Addison-Jones, J.-C. Brodovitch and K. Ghandi (2000).
    Zero frequency resonance: another way to measure muon-electron hyperfine constants.
    Physic B, 289-290: 681-683.
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  37. Percival, P.W., J.-C. Brodovitch, K. Ghandi, B. Addison-Jones, J. Schüth and D.M. Bartels (1999).
    Muonium in sub- and supercritical water.
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 1: 4999-5004.
  38. Percival, P.W., B. Addison-Jones, J.-C. Brodovitch, K. Ghandi and J. Schüth (1999).
    Free radicals formed by H(Mu) addition to pyrene.
    Can. J. Chem., 77: 326-331.
  39. Fleming, D.G., D.J. Arseneau, J.J. Pan, M.Y. Shelley, M. Senba and P.W. Percival (1997).
    Hyperfine coupling constants of muonium-substituted cyclohexadienyl radicals in the gas phase: C6H6Mu, C6D6Mu, C6F6Mu.
    Appl. Magn. Reson., 13: 181-194.
  40. Addison-Jones, B., P.W. Percival, J.-C. Brodovitch and F. Ji (1997).
    Temperature dependence of the muon and proton hyperfine constants of an a muonium-substituted methyl radical.
    Hyperfine Interactions, 106: 143-149.
  41. Fleming, D.G., J.J. Pan, M. Senba, D.J. Arseneau, R.F. Kiefl, M.Y. Shelley, S.F.J. Cox, P.W. Percival and J.-C. Brodovitch (1996).
    Spin relaxation of muonium-substituted ethyl radicals.
    J. Chem. Phys., 105: 7517-7535.
  42. Percival, P.W., B. Addison-Jones, J.-C. Brodovitch and S. Sun-Mack (1996).
    Radio-frequency muon spin resonance studies of endohedral and exohedral muonium adducts of fullerenes.
    Appl. Magn. Reson., 11: 315-323.
  43. Percival, P.W., B. Addison-Jones, J.-C. Brodovitch, F. Ji, P.J. Horoyski, M.L.W. Thewalt and T.R. Anthony (1995).
    13C hyperfine coupling constants in MuC60.
    Chem. Phys. Lett., 245: 90-94.
  44. Roduner, E., P.W. Percival, D.M. Bartels and P. Han (1995).
    Isotope and temperature effects on the hyperfine interaction of atomic hydrogen in liquid water and in ice.
    J. Chem. Phys., 102: 5989-5997.
  45. Schwager, M., H. Dilger, E. Roduner, I.D. Reid, P.W. Percival and A. Baiker (1994).
    Surface diffusion of the cyclohexadienyl radical adsorbed on silica and on a silica supported Pd catalyst studied by means of ALC-mSR.
    Chem. Phys., 189: 697-712.
  46. Addison-Jones, B., P.W. Percival, J.-C. Brodovitch, F. Ji, S. Wlodek, J.P. Selegue, M.S. Meier and J.B. Wakefield (1994).
    Muon investigations of fullerenyl radicals.
    Hyperfine Interactions, 86: 817-824.
  47. Percival, P.W. and S. Wlodek (1992).
    The structure of C60Mu and other fullerenyl radicals.
    Chem. Phys. Lett., 196: 317-320.
  48. Bartels, D.M., P. Han and P.W. Percival (1992).
    Diffusion and CIDEP of H and D atoms in solid H2O, D2O and isotopic mixtures.
    Chem. Phys., 164: 421-437.
  49. Kiefl, R.F., J.W. Schneider, A. McFarlane, K. Chow, T.L. Duty, S.R. Kreitzman, T.L. Estle, B. Hitti, R.L. Lichti, E.J. Ansaldo, C. Schwab, P.W. Percival, G. Wei, S. Wlodek, K. Kojima, W.J. Romanow, J.P. McCauley, Jr., N. Coustel, J.E. Fischer and A.B. Smith III (1992).
    Molecular dynamics of the MuC60 radical in solid C60.
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 68: 1347-1350, 2708(E).
  50. Kempton, J.R, M. Senba, D.J. Arseneau, A. Gonzalez, D.M. Garner, J.J. Pan, D.G. Fleming, P.W. Percival, J.-C. Brodovitch and S.K. Leung (1991).
    Hot muonium and muon spur processes in nitrogen and ethane.
    J. Chem. Phys., 94: 1046-1059.
  51. Yu, D., P.W. Percival, J.-C. Brodovitch, S.K. Leung, R.F. Kiefl, K. Venkateswaran and S.F.J. Cox (1990).
    Structure and intramolecular motion of muonium-substituted cyclohexadienyl radicals.
    Chem. Phys., 142: 229-236.
  52. Percival, P.W., J.-C. Brodovitch, S.K. Leung, D. Yu, R.F. Kiefl, D.M. Garner, D.J. Arseneau, D.G. Fleming, A. Gonzalez, J.R. Kempton, M. Senba, K. Venkateswaran and S.F.J. Cox (1989).
    Hyperfine constants for the ethyl radical in the gas phase.
    Chem. Phys. Letts., 163: 241-245.
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