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Prof Sergey Yurchenko

  • Telephone:

    020 3108 1517
  • Email:

    s.yurchenko@ucl.ac.uk
  • Webpage:

    https://www.ucl.ac.uk/~ucapsy0
  • Address:

    Room 226, 2nd floor Wilkins Building, Main Library Dept. Physics and Astronomy, UCL, Gower Street,
    London,
    WC1E 6BT
  • Appointments:

    Professor of Physics, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences

Research Summary

My research activity covers a spectrum of topics in the physics of molecules ranging from the theoretical high resolution spectroscopy to the modelling of molecular properties in different environments, including atmospheres of exoplanets, hot combustion gases as well as porous nano-structures.


Recent Publications

Displaying 50 most recent publications. For the full list please visit UCL Discovery

  1. Owens A,Yachmenev A,Küpper J,Yurchenko SN,Thiel W (2019) The rotation–vibration spectrum of methyl fluoride from first principles Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 10.1039/c8cp01721b.
  2. Adam AY,Jensen P,Yachmenev A,Yurchenko SN (2019) Nonresonant Raman spectra of the methyl radical ¹²CH₃ simulated in variational calculations Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, 362, 77 - 83. 10.1016/j.jms.2019.06.005.
  3. Coles PA,Yurchenko SN,Kovacich RP,Hobby J,Tennyson J (2019) A variationally computed room temperature line list for AsH3 Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 10.1039/c8cp07110a.
  4. Mant BP,Chubb KL,Yachmenev A,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2019) The infrared spectrum of PF3 and analysis of rotational energy clustering effect Molecular Physics. 10.1080/00268976.2019.1581951.
  5. Li HY,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2019) ExoMol line lists - XXXII. The rovibronic spectrum of MgO Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 486, 2351 - 2365. 10.1093/mnras/stz912.
  6. McKemmish LK,Masseron T,Hoeijmakers HJ,Pérez-Mesa V,Grimm SL,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J (2019) ExoMol molecular line lists – XXXIII. The spectrum of Titanium Oxide Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 488(2), 2836 - 2854. 10.1093/mnras/stz1818.
  7. Owens A,Yurchenko SN (2019) Theoretical rotation-vibration spectroscopy of cis- and trans-diphosphene (P₂H₂) and the deuterated species P₂HD J Chem Phys, 150(19), 194308 - 194308. 10.1063/1.5092767.
  8. Adam AY,Yachmenev A,Yurchenko SN,Jensen P (2019) A Variationally Computed IR Line List for the Methyl Radical CH$_3$ Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 10.1021/acs.jpca.9b02919.
  9. Hargreaves RJ,Gordon IE,Rothman LS,Tashkun SA,Perevalov VI,Lukashevskaya AA,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J,Müller HSP (2019) Spectroscopic line parameters of NO, NO2, and N2O for the HITEMP database Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.04.040.
  10. Langleben J,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN,Bernath P (2019) ExoMol line list – XXXIV. A rovibrational line list for phosphinidene (PH) in its X3Σ− and a1Δ electronic states Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 488(2), 2332 - 2342. 10.1093/mnras/stz1856.
  11. Gorman MN,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J (2019) ExoMol molecular line lists XXXVI: X 2Π – X 2Π and A 2Σ+ – X 2Π transitions of SH Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 10.1093/mnras/stz2517.
  12. Tsiaras A,Waldmann IP,Tinetti G,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2019) Water vapour in the atmosphere of the habitable-zone eight-Earth-mass planet K2-18 b Nature Astronomy. 10.1038/s41550-019-0878-9.
  13. Tsiaras A,Waldmann IP,Tinetti G,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2019) Author Correction: Water vapour in the atmosphere of the habitable-zone eight-Earth-mass planet K2-18 b (Nature Astronomy, (2019), 10.1038/s41550-019-0878-9) Nature Astronomy. 10.1038/s41550-019-0924-7.
  14. Smirnov AN,Solomonik VG,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J (2019) Spectroscopy of YO from first principles. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 10.1039/c9cp03208h.
  15. Mellor ,Yurchenko ,Mant ,Jensen (2019) Transformation Properties under the Operations of the Molecular Symmetry Groups G36 and G36(EM) of Ethane H3CCH3 Symmetry, 11(7), 862 - 862. 10.3390/sym11070862.
  16. Irwin PGJ,Bowles N,Braude AS,Garland R,Calcutt S,Coles PA,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J (2019) Analysis of gaseous ammonia (NH3) absorption in the visible spectrum of Jupiter - Update Icarus, 321, 572 - 582. 10.1016/j.icarus.2018.12.008.
  17. Tsiaras A,Waldmann IP,Zingales T,Rocchetto M,Morello G,Damiano M,Karpouzas K,Tinetti G,McKemmish LK,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2018) A Population Study of Gaseous Exoplanets ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL, 155(4). 10.3847/1538-3881/aaaf75.
  18. Rutkowski L,Johansson AC,Khodabakhsh A,Kyuberis AA,Zobov NF,Polyansky OL,Yurchenko S,Schmidt FM,Tennyson J,Foltynowicz A (2018) Experimental 1.5-1.6 μm water line list at 1950 K Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, Part F118-EE 2018. 10.1364/EE.2018.EW3A.4.
  19. Yurchenko SN,Sinden F,Lodi L,Hill C,Gorman MN,Tennyson J (2018) ExoMol line lists XXIV: a new hot line list for silicon monohydride, SiH Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 473(4), 5324 - 5333. 10.1093/mnras/stx2738.
  20. Rutkowski L,Foltynowicz A,Schmidt FM,Johansson AC,Khodabakhsh A,Kyuberis AA,Zobov NF,Polyansky OL,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J (2018) An experimental water line list at 1950 K in the 6250–6670 cm−1 region Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 205, 213 - 219. 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.10.016.
  21. Yurchenko SN,Al-Refaie A,Tennyson J (2018) ExoCross: a general program for generating spectra from molecular line lists Astronomy & Astrophysics (A&A). 10.1051/0004-6361/201732531.
  22. Yurchenko SN,Bond W,Gorman MN,Lodi L,McKemmish LK,Nunn W,Shah R,Tennyson J (2018) ExoMol molecular line lists - XXVI: Spectra of SH and NS Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 478(1), 270 - 282. 10.1093/mnras/sty939.
  23. Zobov NF,Coles PA,Ovsyannikov RI,Kyuberis AA,Hargreaves RJ,Bernath PF,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN,Polyansky OL (2018) Analysis of the red and green optical absorption spectrum of gas phase ammonia JOURNAL OF QUANTITATIVE SPECTROSCOPY & RADIATIVE TRANSFER, 209, 224 - 231. 10.1016/j.jcprt.2018.02.001.
  24. Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2018) The ExoMol Atlas of Molecular Opacities Atoms, 6, 26 - 26. 10.3390/atoms6020026.
  25. Chubb KL,Jensen P,Yurchenko SN (2018) Symmetry adaptation of the rotation-vibration theory for linear molecules Symmetry, 10(5). 10.3390/sym10050137.
  26. Mant BP,Yachmenev A,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2018) ExoMol molecular line lists - XXVII: spectra of C2H4 Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 10.1093/mnras/sty1239.
  27. Owens A,Yachmenev A,Thiel W,Fateev A,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2018) ExoMol line lists - XXIX. The rotation-vibration spectrum of methyl chloride up to 1200 K Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 10.1093/mnras/sty1542.
  28. Yurchenko SN,Williams H,Leyland PC,Lodi L,Tennyson J (2018) ExoMol line lists XXVIII: The rovibronic spectrum of AlH Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 10.1093/mnras/sty1524.
  29. Upadhyay A,Conway EK,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2018) ExoMol line lists XXV: a hot line list for silicon sulphide, SiS MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 477(2), 1507 - 1514. 10.1093/mnras/sty998.
  30. Chubb KL,Yachmenev A,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2018) Treating linear molecule HCCH in calculations of rotation-vibration spectra Journal of Chemical Physics, 149(1). 10.1063/1.5031844.
  31. Polyansky OL,Kyuberis AA,Zobov NF,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN,Lodi L (2018) ExoMol molecular line lists XXX: A complete high-accuracy line list for water Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 480(2), 1 - 12. 10.1093/mnras/sty1877.
  32. Chubb KL,Naumenko O,Keely S,Bartolotto S,Macdonald S,Mukhtar M,Grachov A,White J,Coleman E,Liu A,Fazliev AZ,Polovtseva ER,Horneman VM,Campargue A,Furtenbacher T,Császár AG,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J (2018) Marvel analysis of the measured high-resolution rovibrational spectra of H232S Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 218, 178 - 186. 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.07.012.
  33. Darby-Lewis D,Tennyson J,Lawson KD,Yurchenko SN,Stamp MF,Shaw A,Brezinsek S (2018) Synthetic spectra of BeH, BeD and BeT for emission modeling in JET plasmas Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 51(18). 10.1088/1361-6455/aad6d0.
  34. Coles PA,Ovsyannikov RI,Polyansky OL,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J (2018) Improved potential energy surface and spectral assignments for ammonia in the near-infrared region Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 219, 199 - 212. 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.07.022.
  35. Tinetti G (2018) A chemical survey of exoplanets with ARIEL Experimental Astronomy. 10.1007/s10686-018-9598-x.
  36. Yurchenko S,Szabó I,Pyatenko E,Tennyson J (2018) ExoMol line lists XXXI: spectroscopy of lowest eights electronic states of C₂ Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 480(3), 3397 - 3411. 10.1093/mnras/sty2050.
  37. Owens A,Yachmenev A,Yurchenko S,Küpper J (2018) Climbing the Rotational Ladder to Chirality Physical Review Letters. 10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.193201.
  38. Chubb KL,Joseph M,Franklin J,Choudhury N,Furtenbacher T,Csàszàr AG,Gaspard G,Oguoko P,Kelly A,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J,Sousa-Silva C (2018) MARVEL analysis of the measured high-resolution rovibrational spectra of C₂H₂ Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 204, 42 - 55. 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.08.018.
  39. Barton EJ,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J,Clausen S,Fateev A (2017) High-resolution absorption measurements of NH₃ at high temperatures: 2100–5500 cm⁻¹ Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 189, 60 - 65. 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2016.11.009.
  40. Yurchenko SN,Yachmenev A,Ovsyannikov RI (2017) Symmetry adapted ro-vibrational basis functions for variational nuclear motion calculations: TROVE approach. Journal of chemical theory and computation. 10.1021/acs.jctc.7b00506.
  41. Barton EJ,Hill C,Czurylo M,Li HY,Hyslop A,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J (2017) The ExoMol pressure broadening diet: H2 and He line-broadening parameters Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.01.028.
  42. Al-Refaie AF,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J (2017) G PU A ccelerated IN tensities MPI (GAIN-MPI): A new method of computing Einstein-A coefficients Computer Physics Communications. 10.1016/j.cpc.2017.01.013.
  43. Polyansky OL,Kyuberis AA,Lodi L,Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN,Ovsyannikov RI,Zobov NF (2017) ExoMol molecular line lists XIX: high accuracy computed hot line lists for H₂¹⁸O and H₂¹⁷O Mon. Not. R. astr. Soc., 466, 1363 - 1371. 10.1093/mnras/stw3125.
  44. Owens A,Zak EJ,Chubb KL,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J,Yachmenev A (2017) Simulating electric field interactions with polar molecules using spectroscopic databases SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7. 10.1038/srep45068.
  45. Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J,Barton EJ (2017) Molecular line shape parameters for exoplanetary atmospheric applications Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 810(1). 10.1088/1742-6596/810/1/012010.
  46. Mizus II,Alijah A,Zobov NF,Lodi L,Kyuberis AA,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J,Polyansky OL (2017) ExoMol molecular line lists – XX. A comprehensive line list for H3+ Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 468, 1717 - 1725. 10.1093/mnras/stx502.
  47. Barton EJ,Polyansky OL,Yurchenko SN,Tennyson J,Civiš S,Ferus M,Hargreaves R,Ovsyannikov RI,Kyuberis AA,Zobov NF,Béguier S,Campargue A (2017) Absorption spectra of ammonia near 1μm Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.03.042.
  48. Ardaseva A,Rimmer PB,Waldmann I,Rocchetto M,Yurchenko SN,Helling C,Tennyson J (2017) Lightning Chemistry on Earth-like Exoplanets Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 10.1093/mnras/stx1012.
  49. Tennyson J,Yurchenko SN (2017) Laboratory spectra of hot molecules: data needs for hot super-Earth exoplanets Molecular Astrophysics, 8, 1 - 18. 10.1016/j.molap.2017.05.002.
  50. Wong A,Yurchenko SN,Bernath P,Müller HSP,McConkey S,Tennyson J (2017) ExoMol Line List XXI: Nitric Oxide (NO) MNRAS, 470, 882 - 897. 10.1093/mnras/stx1211.

Qualifications

  • 1998: Kandidat Nauk, Tomsk State University