Publications

1. E. E. Burnell, A. C. J. Weber, R. Y. Dong, W. L. Meerts and C. A. de Lange, 2014. A model-free temperature-dependent conformational study of n-pentane in nematic liquid crystals. J. Chem. Phys., in publication.

2. A. C. J. Weber and D. H. J. Chen, 2014. Conformational problem of alkanes in liquid crystals by NMR spectroscopy: a mini-review. Magn. Reson. Chem., 52, 560-569.

3. E. E. Burnell, R. Y. Dong, A. C. J. Weber and A. Yethiraj, 2014. NMR of solutes in nematic and smectic A liquid crystals: the anisotropic intermolecular potential. Magn. Reson. Chem., 52, 570-580.

4. A. C. J. Weber, R. Y. Dong, E. E. Burnell, W. L. Meerts and X. Yang, 2013. NMR of short-chain hydrocarbons in nematic and smectic A liquid crystals. J. Phys. Chem. A., 117, 9224-9234.

5. W. L. Meerts, C. A. de Lange, A. C. J. Weber and E. E. Burnell, 2013. “Analysis of complex high-resolution NMR spectra by sophisticated evolutionary strategies” in The Encyclopedia of NMR, John Wiley and Sons, Vol 2: 437-450.

6. A. C. J. Weber, A. Pizzirusso, L Muccioli, C. Zannoni, W. L. Meerts, C. A. de Lange and E. E. Burnell, 2012. Efficient analysis of highly complex nuclear magnetic resonance spectra of flexible solutes in ordered liquids by using molecular dynamics.  J. Chem. Phys., 136, 174506:1-7.

7. E. E. Burnell, R. Y. Dong and A. C. J. Weber, 2011. Chapter 14. “NMR of solutes in nematic and smectic A liquid crystals:  the anisotropic intermolecular potential” in Future direction of NMR edited by C. L. Khetrapal, Anil Kumar and K. V. Ramanathan, Indian National Science Academy, Delhi 167-177.

8. E. E Burnell, A. C. J. Weber, C. A. de Lange, W. Leo Meerts and Ronald Y. Dong, 2011. Nuclear magnetic resonance study of alkane conformational statistics.  J. Chem. Phys., 135, 234506:1-10.

9. A. C. J. Weber and E. E. Burnell, 2011. Conformational statistics of n-butane in the condensed phase and the effects of temperature. Chem. Phys. Lett., 506, 196-200.

10. E. E. Burnell, R. Y. Dong, A. C. J. Weber, Xuan Yang and Anand Yethiraj, 2011. Separation of nematic and smectic-A potential effects on solute ordering in a series of binary 6OCB-8OCB mixtures. Can. J. Chem., 89, 900-908.

11. A. C. J. Weber, C. A. de Lange, W. L. Meerts and E. E. Burnell, 2010. The butane condensed matter conformational problem. Chem. Phys. Lett., 496, 257-262.

12. C. A. de Lange, W. L. Meerts, A. C. J. Weber and E. E. Burnell, 2010. Scope and limitations of accurate structure determination of solutes dissolved in liquid crystals.  J. Phys. Chem. A, 114, 5878-5887.

13. A. C. J. Weber, X. Yang, R. Y. Dong and E. E. Burnell, 2010. The smectic effect on solute order parameters rationalized by double Maier-Saupe Kobayashi-McMillan theory. J. Chem. Phys. 132, 034503:1-8.

14. A. C. J. Weber, X. Yang, R. Y. Dong, W. L. Meerts and E. E. Burnell, 2009. Solute order parameters in liquid crystals from NMR spectra solved with evolutionary algorithms: Application of double Maier-Saupe Kobayashi-McMillan theory. Chem. Phys. Lett. 476, 116-119.

15. W. L.  Meerts, C. A. de Lange, A. C. J. Weber and E. E. Burnell, 2009. Evolutionary algorithms to solve complicated NMR spectra. J. Chem. Phys., 130, 044504:1-8.

16. W. L. Meerts, C. A. de Lange, A. C. J. Weber and E. E. Burnell, 2007. A simple two-step automatic assignment procedure for complicated NMR spectra of solutes in liquid crystals using genetic algorithms. Chem. Phys. Lett., 441, 342-346.

17. A. Yethiraj, A. C. J. Weber, R. Y. Dong and E. E. Burnell, 2007. NMR determination of smectic ordering of probe molecules. J. Phys. Chem. B, 111, 1632-1639.