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  1. A. J. Alexander, Chem 9, 769-770 (2023): "Shedding light on a new slip-and-twist in crystal chirality". doi:10.1016/j.chempr.2023.03.025

  2. E. Jenkinson, A. J. Alexander, P. J. Camp, Journal of the Royal Society Interface 20, 20230025 (2023): "Measurements of large optical rotary dispersion in the adipose eyelid of Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)". doi:10.1098/rsif.2023.0025

  3. Y. Sun, A. J. Alexander, J. Cryst. Growth 594, 126786 (2022): "Mechanical shock-induced nucleation in solution: Is cavitation necessary?". doi:10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2022.126786

  4. E. R. Barber, M. R. Ward, A. D. Ward, A. J. Alexander, CrystEngComm 23, 8451-8461 (2021): "Laser-induced nucleation promotes crystal growth of anhydrous sodium bromide". doi:10.1039/d1ce01180d

  5. C. F. Kenworthy, L. P. Stoevelaar, A. J. Alexander, G. Gerini, Sci. Rep. 11, 6873 (2021): "Using the near field optical trapping effect of a dielectric metasurface to improve SERS enhancement for virus detection". doi:10.1038/s41598-021-85965-1

  6. E. R. Barber, N. L. H. Kinney, A. J. Alexander, Cryst. Growth Des. 19 7106-7111 (2019): "Pulsed laser-induced nucleation of sodium chlorate at high energy densities". doi:10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00951

  7. A. J. Alexander, P. J. Camp, J. Chem. Phys. 150, 040901 (2019): "Perspective: non-photochemical laser-induced nucleation". (JCP invited perspective). doi:10.1063/1.5079328

  8. F. T. Huld, A. J. Alexander, J. Cryst. Growth 501, 22-26 (2018): "Probing the dynamics of crystal nucleation via measurements of emission lifetimes in crystalloluminescence of sodium chloride". doi:10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2018.08.023

  9. J. O. Sindt, A. J. Alexander, P. J. Camp, J. Chem. Phys. 147, 214506 (2017): "Effects of nanoparticle heating on the structure of a concentrated aqueous salt solution". doi:10.1063/1.5002002

  10. Y. Liu, M. H. van den Berg, A. J. Alexander, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 19386-19392 (2017): "Supersaturation dependence of glycine polymorphism using laser-induced nucleation, sonocrystallization and nucleation by mechanical shock". doi:10.1039/C7CP03146G.

  11. Y. Liu, M. R. Ward, A. J. Alexander, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 3464-3467 (2017): "Polarization independence of laser-induced nucleation in supersaturated aqueous urea solutions". doi:10.1039/C6CP07997K

  12. M. R. Ward, A. M. Mackenzie, A. J. Alexander, Cryst. Growth Des. 16, 6790-6796 (2016): "Role of Impurity Nanoparticles in Laser-Induced Nucleation of Ammonium Chloride". doi:10.1021/acs.cgd.6b00882

  13. A. J. Alexander, Nature Photonics 10, 694-695 (2016): "Laser processing: Making light work of crystal growth". doi:10.1038/nphoton.2016.208

  14. M. R. Ward, A. Rae, A. J. Alexander, Cryst. Growth Des. 15, 4600-4605 (2015): "Non-photochemical laser-induced crystal nucleation by an evanescent wave". doi:10.1021/acs.cgd.5b00854

  15. M. R. Ward, W. J. Jamieson, C. A. Leckey, A. J. Alexander, J. Chem. Phys. 142, 144501 (2015): "Laser-induced nucleation of carbon dioxide bubbles". doi:10.1063/1.4917022

  16. J. O. Sindt, A. J. Alexander, P. J. Camp, J. Phys. Chem. B 118, 9404-9413 (2014): "Structure and Dynamics of Potassium Chloride in Aqueous Solution". doi:10.1021/jp5049937

  17. M. R. Ward, S. W. Botchway, A. D. Ward, A. J. Alexander, Faraday Discussions 167, 441-454 (2013): "Second-harmonic scattering in aqueous urea solutions: evidence for solute clusters?". doi:10.1039/C3FD00089C

  18. S. M. Kathmann, B. Sellner, A. J. Alexander. A. M. Valiev, AIP Conf. Proc. 1527, 109-112 (2013): "Beyond classical theories". doi:10.1063/1.4803215

  19. A. J. Alexander, Langmuir 28, 13294-13299 (2012): "Interfacial ion-transfer mechanism for the intense luminescence observed when opening self-seal envelopes". doi:10.1021/la302689y

  20. M. R. Ward, A. J. Alexander, Cryst. Growth Des. 12, 4554-4561 (2012): "Non-photochemical laser-induced nucleation of potassium halides: effects of wavelength and temperature". doi:10.1021/cg300750c

  21. A. J. Alexander, J. Chem. Phys. 136, 064512 (2012): "Deep ultraviolet and visible crystalloluminescence of sodium chloride". doi:10.1063/1.3684548

  22. M. R. Ward, S. McHugh, A. J. Alexander, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 90-93 (2012): "Non-photochemical laser-induced nucleation of supercooled glacial acetic acid". doi:10.1039/c1cp22774b

  23. M. R. Ward, G. Copeland, A. J. Alexander, J. Chem. Phys. 135, 114508 (2011): "Chiral hide-and-seek: Retention of enantiomorphism in laser-induced nucleation of molten sodium chlorate". doi:10.1063/1.3637946

  24. L. Bougas, D. Sofikitis, M. A. Everest, A. J. Alexander, T. P. Rakitzis, J. Chem. Phys. 133, 174308 (2010): "(2+1) LIF polarization-sensitive detection of hydrogen atoms". doi:10.1063/1.3503974

  25. M. R. Ward, G. Copeland, A. J. Alexander, Chem. Commun. 46, 7634-7636 (2010): "Enantiomorphic symmetry breaking in crystallization of molten sodium chlorate". doi:10.1039/C0CC02563A

  26. T. P. Rakitzis, A. J. Alexander, J. Chem. Phys. 132, 224310 (2010): "Photofragment angular momentum distributions in the molecular frame II: Single state dissociation, multiple state interference, and non-axial recoil in photodissociation of polyatomic molecules". doi:10.1063/1.3429744

  27. M. R. Ward, I. Ballingall, M. L. Costen, K. G. McKendrick, A. J. Alexander, Chem. Phys. Lett. 481, 25 (2009): "Nanosecond pulse-width dependence of nonphotochemical laser-induced nucleation of potassium chloride". doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2009.09.049. Highlighted as Editor's choice.

  28. C. Duffus, P. J. Camp, A. J. Alexander, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 11676 (2009): "Spatial Control of Crystal Nucleation in Agarose Gel", doi:10.1021/ja905232m. Link to reports in Chemical & Engineering News, in Nature Chemistry and in Nature News.

  29. A. A. El-Hendawy, R. J. Andrews, A. J. Alexander, Appl. Surf. Sci. 255, 7446 (2009): "Impact of Mo and Ce on growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes by chemical vapour deposition using MgO-supported Fe catalysts".doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2009.04.017

  30. A. J. Alexander, P. J. Camp, Cryst. Growth. Des. 9, 958 (2009) : "Single pulse, single crystal laser-induced nucleation of potassium chloride". doi:10.1021/cg8007415

  31. N. C. M. Bartlett, D. J. Miller, R. N. Zare, A. J. Alexander, D. Sofikitis, T. P. Rakitzis, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 142 (2009): "Time-Dependent Depolarization of Aligned HD Molecules". doi:10.1039/b814133a

  32. D. Sofikitis, L. Rubio-Lago, L. Bougas, A. J. Alexander, T. P. Rakitzis, J. Chem. Phys. 129, 144302 (2008): "Laser-detection of spin-polarized hydrogen from HCl and HBr photodissociation: Comparison of H- and halogen-atom polarizations ". doi:10.1063/1.2989803

  33. N. C. M. Bartlett, D. J. Miller, R. N. Zare, D. Sofikitis, T. P. Rakitzis, A. J. Alexander, J. Chem. Phys. 129, 084312 (2008): "Preparation of oriented and aligned H2 and HD by stimulated Raman pumping". doi:10.1063/1.2973628

  34. A. J. Alexander, Cryst. Growth Des. 8, 2630 (2008): "Crystallization of sodium chlorate with D-glucose co-solute is not enantioselective". doi:10.1021/cg800540z

  35. A. A. El-Hendawy, A. J. Alexander, R. J. Andrews, G. Forrest, J. Anal. Appl. Pyrolysis 82, 272 (2008): "Effects of activation schemes on porous, surface and thermal properties of activated carbons prepared from cotton stalks". doi:10.1016/j.jaap.2008.04.006

  36. M. Robinson, A. C. Fowler, A. J. Alexander, S. B. G. O'Brien, Phys. Fluids 20, 067101 (2008): "Waves in Guinness". doi:10.1063/1.2929369

  37. G. A. Forrest, A. J. Alexander, Carbon 46, 818 (2008): "Quantitative inhibiting effect of Group I to III cations on the growth of carbon nanotubes". doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2008.02.010

  38. D. Sofikitis, L. Rubio-Lago, A. J. Alexander, T. P. Rakitzis, Europhys. Lett. 81, 68002 (2008) "Nanosecond control and high-density production of spin-polarized hydrogen atoms". doi:10.1209/0295-5075/81/68002

  39. D. Sofikitis, L. Rubio-Lago, M. R. Martin, D. J. Ankeny Brown, N. C.-M. Bartlett, A. J. Alexander, R. N. Zare, T. P. Rakitzis, J. Chem. Phys. 127, 144307 (2007): "Optical control of ground-state atomic orbital alignment: Cl(2P3/2) atoms from HCl (v=2,J=1) photodissociation". doi:10.1063/1.2772272

  40. G. A. Forrest, A. J. Alexander, J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 10792 (2007): "A Model for the Dependence of Carbon Nanotube Length on Acid Oxidation Time". doi:10.1021/jp0716839.

  41. A. J. Alexander, "Carbon Nanotube Structures and Compositions: Implications for Toxicological Studies", in Nanotoxicology: Characterization, Dosing and Health Effects, eds. N. A. Monteiro-Riviere and C. Lang Tran, Informa, New York, 2007.

  42. A. J. Alexander, Anal. Chem. 78, 5597 (2006): "Flowing Liquid-Sheet Jet for Cavity Ring-Down Absorption Measurements". doi:10.1021/10.1021/ac060571v.

  43. K. Donaldson, R. Aitken, L. Tran, V. Stone, R. Duffin, G. Forrest, A. Alexander, Tox. Sciences 92, 5 (2006): "Carbon nanotubes: a review of their properties in relation to pulmonary toxicology and workplace safety".doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfj130.

  44. R. J. Andrews, C. F. Smith, A. J. Alexander, Carbon 44, 341 (2006): "Mechanism of carbon nanotube growth from camphor and camphor analogs by chemical vapor deposition". doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2005.07.025.

  45. N. O. V. Plank, G. A. Forrest, R. Cheung, A. J. Alexander, J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 22096, (2005): "Electronic properties of n-type carbon nanotubes prepared by CF4 plasma-fluorination and amino-functionalization".doi:10.1021/jp055103o.

  46. A. J. Alexander, J. Chem. Phys. 123, 194312 (2005): "Determination of the helicity of oriented photofragents".doi:10.1063/1.2122667.

  47. A. J. Alexander, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7, 3693 (2005): "Calculation of adiabatic polarization of atomic photofragments under the influence of long range quadrupole-quadrupole interactions". doi:10.1039/b509864e.

  48. A. J. Alexander, T. P. Rakitzis, Mol. Phys. 103, 1665 (2005): "Effects of long-range potentials on polarization of chlorine atoms from photodissociation of ICl". doi:10.1080/00268970500074985.

  49. A. J. Alexander, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B 359, 1323 (2004): "The molecular basis of life: is life possible without water? (Transcript of final discussion session)". doi:10.1098/rstb.2004.1508.

  50. A. J. Alexander, Chem. Phys. Lett. 393, 138 (2004): "Reaction kinetics of nitrate radicals with terpenes in solution studied by cavity ring-down spectroscopy". doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2004.06.027.

  51. A. J. Alexander, Z. H. Kim, R. N. Zare, J. Chem. Phys. 118, 10566 (2003): "Photodissociation of O2 via the Herzberg continuum: measurements of O-atom alignment and orientation". doi:10.1063/1.1574511.

  52. A. J. Alexander, J. Chem. Phys. 118, 6234 (2003): "Photofragment angular momentum polarization from dissociation of hydrogen peroxide near 355 nm". doi:10.1063/1.1557920.

  53. R. N. Muir, A. J. Alexander, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 5, 1279 (2003): "Structure of monolayer dye films studied by Brewster angle cavity ringdown spectroscopy". doi:10.1039/b212790c.

  54. A. J. Alexander, Phys. Rev. A. 66, 060702 (2002): "Interference between dissociating states in H2O2 and HOCl causes orientation of OH diatomic products". doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.66.060702.

  55. Z. H. Kim, A. J. Alexander, H. A. Bechtel, R. N. Zare, J. Chem. Phys. 115, 179 (2001): "Comparison of near-threshold reactivity of ground-state and spin-orbit excited chlorine atoms with methane". doi:10.1063/1.1378042.

  56. A. J. Alexander, Z. H. Kim, S. A. Kandel, R. N. Zare, T. P. Rakitzis, Y. Asano, S. Yabushita, J. Chem. Phys. 113, 9022 (2000): "Oriented chlorine atoms as a probe of the nonadiabatic photodissociation dynamics of molecular chlorine". doi:10.1063/1.1319995.

  57. A. J. Alexander, R. N. Zare, Acc. Chem. Res. 33, 199 (2000): "Molecular tennis: flat smashes and wicked cuts". doi:10.1021/ar970297e.

  58. A. J. Alexander, F. J. Aoiz, L. Banares, M. Brouard, J. P. Simons, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2 , 571 (2000): "Product rotational angular momentum polarisation in the reaction O(1D2) + H2 -> OH + H". doi:10.1039/a908928d.

  59. S. A. Kandel, A. J. Alexander, Z. H. Kim, R. N. Zare, F. J. Aoiz, L. Banares, J. F. Castillo, V. Saez Rabanos, J. Chem. Phys. 112 , 670 (2000): "Cl + HD(v=1,J=1,2) reaction dynamics: comparison between theory and experiment". doi:10.1063/1.480602.

  60. Z. H. Kim, A. J. Alexander, R. N. Zare, J. Phys. Chem. A 103 , 10144 (1999): "Speed-dependent photofragment helicity in the photodissociation of OCS at 223nm". doi:10.1021/jp991988q.

  61. Z. H. Kim, A. J. Alexander, S. A. Kandel, T. P. Rakitzis, R. N. Zare, Faraday Discuss. 113 , 27 (1999): "Orientation as a probe of photodissociation dynamics". doi:10.1039/a901828j.

  62. T. P. Rakitzis, S. A. Kandel, A. J. Alexander, Z. H. Kim, R. N. Zare, J. Chem. Phys. 110, 3351 (1998): "Measurements of Cl-atom photofragment angular momentum distributions in the photodissociation of Cl2 and ICl". doi:10.1063/1.478201.

  63. A. J. Alexander, M. Brouard, K. S. Kalogerakis, J. P. Simons, Chem. Soc. Rev. 27, 405 (1998): "Chemistry with a sense of direction: the stereodynamics of bimolecular reactions". doi:10.1039/a827405z.

  64. T. P. Rakitzis, S. A. Kandel, A. J. Alexander, Z. H. Kim, R. N. Zare, Science 281, 1346 (1998): "Photofragment helicity caused by matter-wave interference from multiple dissociative states". doi:10.1126/science.281.5381.1346.

  65. A. J. Alexander, R. N. Zare, J. Chem. Ed. 75, 1105 (1998): "Anatomy of elementary chemical reactions". doi:10.1021/ed075p1105.

  66. A. J. Alexander, D. A. Blunt, M. Brouard, J. P. Simons, F. J. Aoiz, L. Banares, Y. Fujimura and M. Tsubouchi, Faraday Discuss. 108, 375 (1997): "O(1D2) + H2 -> OH(v', N', f') + H: the anatomy of a reaction". doi:10.1039/a707996f.

  67. A. J. Alexander, F. J. Aoiz, M. Brouard, J. Short, J. P. Simons, Israel J. Chem. 37, 317 (1997): "The state-resolved stereodynamics of an insertion reaction O(1D2) + H2 --> OH(v', N', f') + H". doi:10.1002/ijch.199700037

  68. A. J. Alexander, F. J. Aoiz, L. Banares, M. Brouard, J. Short, J. P. Simons, Chem. Phys. Lett. 278 , 313 (1997) "Classical reaction probabilites, cross sections and rate constants for the O(1D2) + H2 -> OH(v'=0, N', f') + H: state-resolved Linear and rotational angular momentum distibutions". doi:10.1016/S0009-2614(97)00989-5.

  69. A. J. Alexander, F. J. Aoiz, L. Banares, M. Brouard, J. Short and J. P. Simons, J. Phys. Chem. 101 , 7544 (1997): 'Stereodynamics of the reaction O(1D2) + H2 -> OH(v'=0, N', f') + H: state-resolved linear and rotational angular momentum distributions". doi:10.1021/jp971123h.

  70. A. J. Alexander, F. J. Aoiz, M. Brouard, I. Burak, Y. Fujimura, J. Short and J. P. Simons, Chem. Phys. Lett. 262, 589 (1996): "An experimental and quasi-classical trajectory study of the product state resolved stereodynamics of the reaction: O(1D) + H2 -> OH(X2Pi; v'=0, N'=5) + H". doi:10.1016/S0009-2614(96)01073-1.

  71. A. J. Alexander, F. J. Aoiz, M. Brouard and J. P. Simons, Chem. Phys. Lett. 256, 561 (1996): "A quasi-classical trajectory study of the reaction O(1D) + HD -> OH(D) + D(H)". doi:10.1016/0009-2614(96)00506-4.

  72. A. J. Alexander, M. Brouard, S. P. Rayner and J. P. Simons, Chem. Phys. 207, 215 (1996): "Product state-resolved stereodynamics: O(1D) + HCl -> OH + Cl".doi:10.1016/0301-0104(95)00310-X.

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