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Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Masaaki BABA (Professor)

Field of Expertise:
Laser Molecular Spectroscopy,
Excited-molecular Dynamics
Research Interests:
  1. Ultrahigh-resolution laser spectroscopy of isolated molecules
  2. Nonradiative relaxation processes in the electronic excited states
  3. Energy structure in the spin triplet states
Recent Papers:
  1. M. Baba, T. Yamanaka, Y. Ohshima, and S. H. Lin, et al.,
    “Vibrational and rotational structure and excited-state dynamics of pyrene”
    J. Chem. Phys. 131, 224318/1-10 (2009).
  2. Y. Semba, K. Yoshida, C. K. Ni, S. H. Lin, and M. Baba, et al.,
    “Rotationally resolved ultrahigh-resolution laser spectroscopy of the S2 1A1 ← S0 1A1 transition of azulene”
    J. Chem. Phys. 131, 024303/1-6 (2009).
  3. K. Yoshida, Y. Semba, S. Kasahara, T. Yamanaka, and M. Baba,
    “High-resolution spectroscopy of weak and short-lived bands of the S1 1B3u ← S0 1Ag transition of naphthalene”,
    J. Chem. Phys. 130, 194304/1-6 (2009).
  4. M. Baba, T. Ishimoto, N. Nakayama, and U. Nagashima, et al.,
    “Structure and excited-state dynamics of anthracene: Ultrahigh-resolution spectroscopy and theoretical calculation”,
    J. Chem. Phys. 130, 134315/1-9 (2009).
  5. H. Kato, M. Baba, and S. Kasahara,
    “High-resolution spectroscopy and Zeeman effect of the S1 ← S0 transition of benzene and naphthalene”,
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan 128, 456-463 (2007).
  6. M. Baba, K. Mori, et al.,
    “Vibronic structure in the S1 ← S0 transition of jet-cooled dibenzofuran”
    J. Phys. Chem. A 110, 10000-10005 (2006).
  7. A. Doi, S. Kasahara, H. Kato, and M. Baba, et al.,
    “Sub-Doppler rotationally resolved spectroscopy of lower vibronic bands of benzene with Zeeman effects”,
    J. Chem. Phys. 120, 6439-6448 (2004).
  8. M. Baba, A. Doi, Y. Tatamitani, and H. Kato, et al.,
    “Sub-Doppler high-resolution excitation spectroscopy of dibenzo-p-dioxin”,
    J. Phys. Chem. A 108, 1388-1392 (2004).
  9. H. Kato, M. Baba, and S. Nagakura, et al.,
    “Perturbation in the V1B2 state of CS2 and the effects of an applied magnetic field”,
    J. Chem. Phys. 113, 107-119 (2000).
  10. H. Kato, and M. Baba, et al.,
    “Doppler-Free High Resolution Spectral Atlas of Iodine Molecule ; 15000 to 19000 cm-1”,
    JSPS, Tokyo, 2000.
Contact Information:
Room Number: Building No.2, 506
Telephone Number: 075-753-6834
Fax Number: 075-753-4065
E-mail: baba + @kuchem.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Electron Spin Chemistry Laboratory (internal link)

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