Selected Publications

  • Susannah D. Banziger, Xiao Li, Jesus Valdiviezo, Matthias Zeller, David. N. Beratan, Igor V. Rubtsov, Tong Ren, Unsymmetrical Bis-Alkynyl Complexes Based on Co(III)(cyclam): Synthesis, Ultrafast Charge Separation, and Analysis; submitted to Inorg. Chem.

  • R. T. Mackin, B. Cohn, B. Engelman, A. Goldner, I. V. Rubtsov, L. Chuntonov, Plasmonic Trimers for Dual-Frequency Surface-Enhanced Two-dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy; submitted to J. Phys. Chem.

  • Robert T. Mackin, B. Cohn, Lev Chuntonov, Igor V. Rubtsov, Population Inversion for Vibrational Transitions in Molecular Monolayers Using Plasmonic Nano-Antenna Arrays; submitted to J. Chem. Phys.

  • Robert T. Mackin, B. Cohn, Lev Chuntonov, Igor V. Rubtsov, Surface-enhanced 2DIR spectroscopy of nm-thick films using plasmonic nano-arrays. Chapter in “Coherent Multidimensional Spectroscopy” book, Springer Nature, (2019), in press (invited).

  • Layla N. Qasim, E. Berk Atuk, Andrii O. Maksymov, Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah, Alexander L. Burin, Igor V. Rubtsov, Ballistic transport of vibrational energy through amide group bridging alkyl chains. J. Phys. Chem. C, Abraham Nitzan festschrift (invited), (2019) 123(6) 3381-3392; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b11570; https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b11570

  • I. V. Rubtsov, A. L. Burin, Ballistic and diffusive vibrational energy transport in molecules. J. Chem. Phys. Perspective; (2019) 150(2), 020901(1-18) (invited) https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5055670.

  • Clyde Varner, Xiao Zhou, Zowie K. Saxman, Joel D. Leger, Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah, Igor V. Rubtsov, Azido alkanes as convenient reporters for mobility within lipid membranes. Chem. Phys. (2018) 512, 20-26 (invited); https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphys.2018.05.020

  • R. T. Mackin, B. Cohn, A. Gandman, L. Chuntonov, I. V. Rubtsov, Surface-enhanced dual-frequency two-dimensional vibrational spectroscopy of thin layers at the interface; J. Phys. Chem. C (2018) 122 (20), 11015-11023, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b02436 https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b02436

  • Rubtsova, N. I.; Qasim, L., N.; Kurnosov, A. A.; Burin, A. L.; Rubtsov, I. V., Ballistic energy transport in oligomers. Acc. Chem. Res. (2015), 48, 2547-2555; DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.5b00299; http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdfplus/10.1021/acs.accounts.5b00299.

  • N. I. Rubtsova, I. V. Rubtsov; Vibrational Energy Transport Studied by Relaxation Assisted 2DIR; Ann. Rev. Phys. Chem. (2015), 717-738, invited; http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/full/10.1146/annurev-physchem-040214-12...

  • Joel D. Leger, Clara M. Nyby, Clyde Varner, Jianan Tang, Natalia I. Rubtsova, Yuankai Yue, Victor V. Kireev, Grigory I. Rubtsov, Igor V. Rubtsov; Fully automated dual-frequency three-pulse-echo 2DIR spectrometer accessing spectral range from 800 to 4000 wavenumbers; Rev. Sci. Instr., (2014) 85, 083109-16; DOI: 10.1063/1.4892480; http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/rsi/85/8/10.1063/1.4892480.

  • Z. Lin, I. V. Rubtsov, Constant-speed vibrational signaling along polyethylene glycol chain up to 60-angstrom distance; Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., (2012) 109(5) 1413-1418; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1116289109.

  • Rubtsov, I. V.  Relaxation-assisted 2DIR: Accessing distances over 10Å and measuring bond connectivity patterns. Acc. Chem. Res. (2009), 42(9), 1385-1394; DOI: 10.1021/ar900008p.

  • Z. Lin, C. M. Lawrence, D. Xiao, S. S. Skourtis, J. L. Sessler, D. N. Beratan, I. V. Rubtsov, Modulating unimolecular charge transfer by exciting bridge vibrations; J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2009), 131, 18060-62; DOI: 10.1021/ja907041t; http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja907041t?source=chemport.  The paper has been recognized in Concentrates of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN Dec. 7, 2009, p. 41) and in Nature Chemistry, Research  Highlights, on-line at http://www.nature.com/nchem/reshigh/2009/1209/full/nchem.516.html.

  • Kurochkin, D. V.; Naraharisetty, S. G.; Rubtsov, I. V., Relaxation-assisted 2D IR spectroscopy method. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., (2007) 104, 14209-14214; http://www.pnas.org/content/104/36/14209