Kopin Liu
E-mail kpliu@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Office 336
Tel. of office +886-2-2366-8259
Laboratory 333
Tel. of Lab.  +886-2-2366-8257
Research Interests
Honors, Awards, and Recognitions
Selected Publications
  1. “Reaction dynamics of O(1D) + H2, D2 and HD: A direct evidence for the elusive abstraction pathway and the estimation of its branching", Y.-T. Hsu, J.-H. Wang, and K. Liu, J. Chem. Phys. 107, 2351 (1997)
  2. “van der Waals interactions in the Cl + HD reaction", D. Skouteris, D.E. Manolopoulos, W. Bian, H.-J. Werner, L.-H. Lai, and K. Liu, Science 286, 1713 (1999)
  3. “Observation of a transition state resonance in the integral cross section of the F + HD reaction", R. T. Skodje, D. Skouteris, D. E. Manolopoulos, S.-H. Lee, F. Dong., and K. Liu, J. Chem. Phys. 112, 4536 (2000)
  4. “Resonance-mediated chemical reaction: F + HD -> HF +D", R. T. Skodje, D. Skouteris, D. E. Manolopoulos, S.-H. Lee, F. Dong., and K. Liu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 1206 (2000)
  5. “Crossed-beam studies of neutral reactions: state-specific differential cross sections", K. Liu, Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 52, 139 (2001)
  6. “Application of time-sliced ion velocity imaging to crossed molecular beam experiments", J. J. Lin, J. Zhou, W. Shiu, and K. Liu, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 74, 2495 (2003)
  7. “State-specific correlation of coincident product pairs in the F + CD4 reaction", J. J. Lin, J. Zhou, W. Shiu, and K. Liu, Science 300, 966 (2003)
  8. “Reactive resonance in a polyatomic reaction", W. Shiu, J. J. Lin, and K. Liu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 103201 (2004)
  9. “Do vibrational excitations of CHD3 preferentially promote reactivity toward the chlorine atom?”, S. Yan, Y.-T.Wu, B. Zhang, X.-F. Yue, and K. Liu, Science 316, 1723 (2007)
  10. “Product pair correlation in bimolecular reactions", K. Liu, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 9, 17 (2007)
  11. “Tracking the energy flow along the reaction path", S. Yan, Y.-T.Wu, and K. Liu, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 12667 (2008)
  12. “CH stretching excitation in the early barrier F + CHD3 reaction inhibits CH bond cleavage", W. Zhang, H. Kawamata, and K. Liu, Science 325, 303 (2009)
  13. “Deciphering the nature of the reactive resonance in F + CHD3: Correlated differential cross-sections of the two isotopic channels", J. Zhou, J. J. Lin, and K. Liu, Mol. Phys. 108, 957 (2010)
  14. “Enlarging the reactive cone of acceptance by exciting the C-H bond in the O(3P) + CHD3 reaction", F. Wang and K. Liu, Chem. Sci. 1, 126 (2010)
  15. “Steric control of the reaction of CH stretch-excited CHD3 with chlorine atom", F. Wang, J.-S. Lin, and K. Liu, Science 331, 900 (2011)
  16.   "Quantum Dynamical Resonances in Chemical Reactions: From A + BC to Polyatomic Systems", K. Liu, Adv. Chem. Phys. 149, 1 (2012)
  17. Revealing the Stereo-Specific Chemistry in the Reaction of Cl with Aligned CHD3(v1=1)", F. Wang, K. Liu, and T. P. Rakitzis, Nat. Chem. 4, 636 (2012).
  18. “How to measure a complete set of polarization-dependent differential cross sections in a scattering experiment with aligned reagents?, F. Wang, J.-S. Lin, and K. Liu, J. Chem.  Phys. 140, 084202 (2014)
  19. "Imaging the Stereodynamics of Cl + CH43=1): Polarization Dependence on the Rotational Branch and the Hyperfine Depolarization", Huilin Pan, Jiayue Yang, Fengyan Wang, and Kopin Liu, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 5, 3878-3883 (2014)
  20. "Perspective: Vibrational-Induced Steric Effects in Bimolecular Reactions", K. Liu,  Joural of  Chemical Physics, 142, 080901(2015) 
  21. "Vibrational Control of Bimolecular Reactions with Methane by Mode, Bond, and Stereo Selectivity", K. Liu, Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, 67, 91-111 (2016)
  22. "Control of Chemical Reactivity by Transition-State and Beyond", H. Guo and K. Liu, Chemical Science, 7, 3992-4003 (2016)