Loewenschuss Aharon

Office: 
Los Angeles 115
Phone: 
02 6585 313
Fax: 
02 6585 319
Research Focus: 

Molecular spectroscopy (FTIR and Raman) with emphasis on cryogenic temperature matrix isolation methods. H-bonded complexes of atmospheric impact.

Support:  Research Council of Norway through a Centre of Excellence Grant (Grant No. 179568/V30).

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awards, Fellowships:

Bat-Sheva de Rothschild

EERO

A.v. Humboldt 

 

Selected Publications: 

                 Oscar Gálvez, Anja Zoermer, Aharon Loewenschuss and Hinrich Grothe, A combined matrix isolation and ab initio study of bromine oxides, J. Phys. Chem. A, 110, 6472 - 6481 (2006).
                Aharon Givan, Aharon Loewenschuss, Claus J. Nielsen and Mark Rozenberg, FTIR and computational studies of pure and water containing SO3 species in solid argon matrices J. Mol. Struct. 803, 26-34 (2007).
                 M. Rozenberg and A. Loewenschuss, The Matrix Isolation Infrared Spectrum of the Sulfuric Acid-Monohydrate Complex: New assignments and resolution of "missing H-bonded n(OH) band" issue, J. Phys. Chem. A 113, 4963-4971 (2009).
                Mark Rozenberg, Aharon Loewenschuss and Claus Jørgen Nielsen, Spectral shifts of matrix isolated species as criteria for acid-base interactions with solid Xe, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 12, 4024 - 4031 (2010).
                Mark Rozenberg, Aharon Loewenschuss and Claus Jørgen Nielsen, "Complexes of Molecular and Ionic Character in the Same Matrix Layer: Infrared Studies of the Sulfuric Acid/Ammonia System, (invited paper) J. Phys. Chem. A, 115 (Victoria Buch Memorial Issue), 23, 5759 - 5766 (2011).
                 Mark Rozenberg, Aharon Loewenschuss and Claus J. Nielsen, H-bonded Clusters in the Trimethylamine (TMA)/water system: A Matrix Isolation and Computational Study, J. Phys. Chem. A 116, 4089 - 4096 (2012).
                 Mark Rozenberg, Aharon Loewenschuss and Claus J. Nielsen, Trimethylamine/ Sulfuric Acid/Water Clusters - a Matrix Isolation Infrared Study, J. Phys. Chem. A, 118, 1004 - 1011 (2014).
                 Mark Rozenberg, Aharon Loewenschuss and Claus J. Nielsen, Hydrogen Bonding in the Sulfuric Acid-Methanol-Water System: A Matrix Isolation and Computational Study, J. Phys. Chem. A, Markku Räsänen Festschrift, 119, 2271 - 2280 (2015).
                Mark Rozenberg, Aharon Loewenschuss and Claus J. Nielsen, H-bonding of Formic Acid with its Decomposition Products: A Matrix Isolation and Computational Study of the HCOOH/CO and HCOOH/CO2 Complexes, J. Phys. Chem. A, 119, 8497–8502 (2015).
                Mark Rozenberg, Aharon Loewenschuss and Claus J. Nielsen, H-bonding of Sulfuric Acid with its Decomposition Products: An Infrared Matrix Isolation and Computational Study of the H2SO4•H2O•SO3 complex, J. Phys. Chem. A