Paulo Limão-Vieira

Head of Research & Full Professor
Office I 243
Building I Lab. 123

(+351) 21 294 85 76 10570

Research Areas

VUV electronic state spectroscopy by synchrotron radiation of biological and aeronomic molecules related to global warming, ozone depletion and plasma etching;

Negative ion yields by electron attachment in the gas phase to biomolecules;

Electron scattering of biological relevant and aeronomic molecules;

Effects of radiation damage in the biomolecular environment at the molecular level;

Negative ion production by electron transfer processes to biomolecules in atom-molecule collisions.

Main publications

T Cunha, M Mendes, F Ferreira da Silva, S Eden, G García, and P Limão-Vieira; “Site-Selective Bond Excision of Adenine upon Electron Transfer”; J. Chem. Phys. 148 (2018), DOI: 10.1063/1.5018401

M Mendes, K Regeta, F Ferreira da Silva, N C Jones, S V Hofmann, G García, C. Daniel and P Limão-Vieira; “Comprehensive investigation of W(CO)6 electronic excitation by photoabsorption and ab initio calculations in the energy region from 3.9 to 10.8 eV”; Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 8 (2017) 2208.

M Hoshino, D Duflot, P Limão-Vieira, S Ohtomi, and H Tanaka; “Experimental scaling of plane-Born cross sections and ab initio calculations for electron-impact excitation and dissociation of XF4 (X = C, Si, and Ge) molecules”; J. Chem. Phys. 146 (2017) 144306.

M Neustetter, A Mauracher, P Limão-Vieira and S Denifl; “Complete ligand loss in electron ionization of the weakly bound organometallic tungsten hexacarbonyl dimer”; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18 (2016) 9893.

D F Pastega, E Lange, J Ameixa, A Barbosa de Souza, F Blanco, G García, M H F Bettega, P Limão-Vieira, F Ferreira da Silva; “Combined experimental and theoretical study on the differential elastic scattering cross sections for acetone by electron impact energy of 7.0 to 50 eV”; Phys. Rev. A, 93 (2016) 032708.