Dr. Perera's Publications

Papers

  •  Manori Perera, Ricardo B. Metz, Oleg Kostko and Musahid Ahmed, “Vacuum Ultraviolet Photoionization

Studies of PtCH2 and H-Pt-CH3: A Potential Energy Surface for the Pt + CH4 Reaction,” Angewandte Chemie

International Edition, 52, 888-891 (2013)

  • Manori Perera, Paul Ganssle and Ricardo B. Metz, "Microsolvation of Co2+ and Ni2+ by Acetonitrile and

Water: Photodissociation Dynamics of M2+(CH3CN)n(H2O)m," Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13, 18347-

18354 (2011)

  •  A. A. Mills, B. M. Siller, M. W. Porambo, M. Perera, H. Kreckel, and B. J. McCall, "Ultra-Sensitive High-

Precision Spectroscopy of a Fast Molecular Ion Beam" Journal of Chemical Physics (2011), 135, 224201.

  • M. Perera, B. A. Tom, Y. Miyamoto, M. W. Porambo, L. E. Moore, W. R. Evans, T. Momose and B. J.

McCall "Refractive Index Measurements of Solid Parahydrogen" Optics Letters (2011), 36, 840-842.

  •  Manori Perera, Andrew Mills, Brian Siller, Michael Porambo, Kyle Crabtree, Carrie Kauffman, Holger

Kreckel and Benjamin McCall, “High Resolution Cavity Enhanced Spectroscopy of Molecular Ion Beams”,

NASA-Laboratory Astrophysics Workshop Proceedings, 2010

  •  K. Manori Perera, and Ricardo B. Metz, “Photodissociation Spectroscopy and Dissociation Dynamics of

TiO+(CO2),” J. Phys. Chem. A 2009, 113, 6253-6259

Conferences

Talks:

  • Benjamin Lamm and Manori Perera, “Design and Construction of a Gas-Phase Instrument to Study

Astrochemically Relevant Molecules,” American Chemistry Society 2013 Great Lakes Regional Meeting, June

2013, La Crosse Center, La Crosse, WI

  • Manori Perera, Paul Ganssel, and Ricardo Metz, “Microsolvation of Ni2+ and Co2+ by Acetonitrile and

Water: Photodissociation Dynamics of M2+(CH3CN)n(H2O)m,” International Conference on Chemicals Sciences,

June 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • Manori Perera, Paul Ganssel, and Ricardo Metz, “Microsolvation of Ni2+ and Co2+ by Acetonitrile and

Water: Photodissociation Dynamics of M2+(CH3CN)n(H2O)m,” 65th International Symposium on Molecular

Spectroscopy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2010

  • M. Perera, K. N. Crabtree, K. B. Ford, H. Kreckel, A. A. Mills and B. J. McCall, "Progress in the

Development of an Infrared Ion Beam Spectrometer," 64th International Symposium on Molecular

Spectroscopy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2009

  • Manori Perera, and Ricardo Metz, " Photodissociation Spectroscopy and Dissociation Dynamics of

TiO+(CO2)," 64th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, The Ohio State University, Columbus,

OH, 2009

  • Manori Gunawardhana, Paul Ganssel, and Ricardo Metz, “Microsolvation of Co2+ by acetonitrile and water

clusters,” Regional Kinetics and Thermodynamics Conference, University at Albany, NY, 2008

  • Manori Gunawardhana, and Ricardo Metz, “Spectroscopy of TiO+(CO2),” Regional Kinetics and

Thermodynamics Conference, Wadsworth Center Albany, NY, 2007

 

Posters:

  • Manori Perera, Andrew Mills, Brian Siller, Michael Porambo, Kyle Crabtree, Carrie Kauffman, Holger

Kreckel, and Benjamin J. McCall, "High Resolution Cavity Enhanced Absorption Spectroscopy of Molecular Ion

Beams," NASA-Laboratory Astrophysics Workshop, Gatlinburg, TN, 2010

  • A. Mills, H. Kreckel, M. Perera, K. N. Crabtree, B. M. Siller, K. B. Ford and B. J. McCall, "Ultrasensitive

Infrared Spectroscopy of Molecular Ions," Air Force Molecular Dynamics Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2009

  • K. N. Crabtree, K. B. Ford, C. A. Kauffman, H. Kreckel, A. A. Mills, M. Perera, B. M. Siller and B. J. McCall,

"SCRIBES: Sensitive, Cooled, Resolved, Ion BEam Spectroscopy," Advancing Chemical Understanding Through

Astronomical Observations, Green Bank Telescope, Green Bank, WV, 2009

  • Manori Perera, Paul Ganssel, and Ricardo Metz, “Microsolvation of Ni2+ and Co2+ by Acetonitrile and Water,”

56th American Society For Mass Spectrometry, Denver, CO, 2008

  • Manori Gunawardhana, and Ricardo Metz, “Photofragment Spectroscopy of TiO+(CO2),” Gordon Conference

on Gaseous Ions, Ventura, CA, 2007

  • Manori Gunawardhana, Paul Ganssel, and Ricardo Metz, “Spectroscopy Studies of Microsolvated Co2+n,

(H2O)n,  North East Alliance for Graduate Education and Professoriate, Amherst, MA 2006