C A L I F O R N I A  I N S T I T U T E   O F  T E C H N O L O L O G Y


B.S./M.S. 1979, Yale University
Churchill Scholar, 1980, Cambridge University
Ph.D. 1986, University of California, Berkeley
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 1987-1988, University of Chicago

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Arthur Amos Noyes Laboratory of Chemical Physics

California Institute of Technology

1200 E. California Boulevard

Pasadena, CA 91125 USA

Office Location: 104 Noyes

Mail Code: 127-72

Phone: 1-626-395-6557

Fax:     1-626-568-8824

Email:     mo at caltech dot edu


Professor of Chemical Physics

Editor, Chemical Physics Letters

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  Research Interests:

  1. Atmospheric Chemistry and Spectoscopy

  2. Infrared Laser Spectroscopy, Cavity Enhanced, Cavity Ringdown and Frequency Comb Laser Techniques

  3. Spectroscopy, Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics of Gas Phase Free Radicals

  4. Precision Spectroscopy for Remote Sensing, In Situ Detection, and Isotope Studies

  5. Reaction Kinetics by Synchrotron-based Photoionization Mass Spectrometry

  6. Jahn-Teller Effect in Radicals; Conical Intersections and Nonadiabatic Interactions