Publications

2021

H. Carrascisa , G. M. Muñoz Caro* , C. González-Díaz, J. Suevos , and Y.-J. Chen, The Intriguing Behavior of Ultraviolet Photodesorption and Color Temperature of Astrophysical CO Ice analogs: A Possible Indication of Molecular Disorder, Astrophy. J., 961, 1 (2021)

2020
2019

G. Muñoz Caro*, A. Ciaravella, A. Jiménez-Escobar, C. Cecchi-Pestellini, C. González-Díaz, and Y.-J. Chen*, X-ray versus UV irradiation of astrophysical ice analogs leading to formation of COMs, ACS Earth Space Chem., 3, 2138 (2019)

A. Ciaravella, A. Jiménez-Escobar, C. Cecchi-Pestellini, C.-H., Huang, N.-E., Sie, G.M. Muñoz Caro, Y.-J. Chen*, Synthesis of complex organic molecules in soft X-ray irradiation ices, Astrophy. J., 879, 21 (2019)

C. González Díaz*, H. Carrascosa de Lucas, G. M. Muñoz Caro*, N. Sie, and Y.-J. Chen*, Accretion and photodesorption of CO ice as a function of the incident angle of deposition, MNRAS, 486, 5519 (2019)

H. Carrascosa*, L.-C. Hsiao, N.-E. Sie, G. M. Muñnz Caro* and Y.-J. Chen*, 13CO and 13CO2 ice mixtures with N2 in photon energy transfer studies, MNRAS, 486, 1985 (2019)

N.-E. Sie, G. M. Muñoz Caro, Z.-H. Huang, R. Martín-Doménech, A. Fuente and Y.-J. Chen*, On The Photodesorption of CO2 Ice Analogues: The Formation of Atomic C in The Ice and the Effect of The VUV Emission Spectrum, Astrophy. J., 874, 35 (2019)

2018

A. Jiménez-Escobar, A. Ciaravella, C. Cecchi-Pestellini, C.-H. Huang, N.-E. Sie, Y.-J. Chen* and G. M. Muñoz Caro, X-Ray Photo-desorption of H2O:CO:NH3 Circumstellar Ice Analogs: Gas-Phase Enrichment, Astrophy. J., 868, 73 (2018)

2017

Y.-J. Chen, G. M. Muñoz Caro, S. Aparicio, A. Jiménez-Escobar, J. Lasne, A. Rosu-Finsen, M. R. S. McCoustra, A. M. Cassidy, and D. Field, Wannier-Mott excitons in nanoscale molecular ices, Phys. Rev. Lett., 119, 157703 (2017)

S. Cazaux, R. Martin-Domenech, Y.-J. Chen, G. M. Muñoz Caro, C. Gonzalez Diaz, CO depletion: a microscopic perspective, Astrophy. J., 849, 80 (2017)

G. A. Cruz-Diaz, R. Martín-Doménech, E. Moreno, G. M. Muñoz Caro, Y.-J. Chen, New measurements on water ice photodesorption and product formation under ultraviolet irradiation, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 474 (3), 3080 (2017)

2016

A. Ciaravella, C. Cecchi-Pestellini, Y.-J. Chen, G.M. Muñoz Caro, C.-H., Huang, A. Jimenez-Escobar & A.M. Venezia, Soft X-ray Irradiation of Silicate: Implication on Dust Evolution in Protoplanetary Disks, Astrophy. J., 828, 29 (2016)

G. A. Cruz-Diaz, G. M. Muñoz Caro, R. Martin-Domenech and Y.-J. Chen, Negligible photodesorption of methanol ice and active photon-induced desorption of its irradiation products, Astron. Astrophy., 592, A68 (2016)

A. Ciaravella, Y.-J. Chen, C. Cecchi-Pestellini, A. Jimenez-Escobar, G. M. Muñoz Caro, K.-J. Chuang, C.-H., Huang, Chemical Evolution of a CO Ice Induced by Soft X-rays, Astrophy. J., 819, 1 (2016)

A. Jimenez-Escobar, Y.-J. Chen, A. Ciaravella, C.-H., Huang, C. Cecchi-Pestellini, X-ray Irradiation of H2O + CO Ice Mixtures with  Synchrotron Light, Astrophy. J.,820, 25 (2016)

G. M. Muñoz Caro, Y.-J. Chen, S. Aparicio, A. Jiménez-Escobar, A. Rosu-Finsen, J. Lasne, and M. R. S. McCoustra, Photodesorption and physical properties of CO ice as a function of temperature, Astron. Astrophy., 589, A19 (2016)

2015

R. Martin-Domenech, J. Manzano-Santamaría, G.M. Muñoz Caro, G.A. Cruz-Diaz, Y.-J. Chen, V.J. Herrero and I. Tanarro, Ultraviolet Photoprocessing of CO2 Ice: A Complete Quantification of Photochemistry and Photon-induced Desorption Processes, Astron. Astrophy., 584, A14 (2015)

Y.-J. Chen, K.-J. Chuang, M. Nuevo, G. M. Muñoz Caro, A. Jimenez-Escobar, J. M. Qiu, C.-C. Chu, T.-S. Yih, C.-Y. R. Wu, and W.-H. Ip, Formation of S-Bearing Species by VUV/EUV Irradiation of H2S-Containing Ice Mixtures: Photon Energy and Carbon Source Effects, Astrophy. J., 798, 80 (2015)

2014

A. Jimenez-Escobar, G. M. Muñoz Caro, and Y.-J. Chen, Sulfur depletion in dense clouds and circumstellar regions. Organic products made from UV photoprocessing of realistic ice analogs containing H2S, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 443, 343 (2014)

G. A. Cruz-Diaz, G. M. Muñoz Caro, and Y.-J. Chen, Vacuum-UV absorption spectroscopy of interstellar ice analogs. III. Isotopic effects, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 439, 2370 (2014)

G. A. Cruz-Diaz, G. M. Muñoz Caro, Y.-J. Chen, and T.-S. Yih, Vacuum-UV spectroscopy of interstellar ice analogs II. Absorption cross-sections of nonpolar ice molecules, Astron. Astrophy., 562, A120 (2014)

G. A. Cruz-Diaz, G. M. Muñoz Caro, Y.-J. Chen, and T.-S. Yih, Vacuum-UV spectroscopy of interstellar ice analogs I. Absorption cross-sections of polar-ice molecules, Astron. Astrophy., 562, A119 (2014)

M. Nuevo, Y.-J. Chen, W.-J. Hu, J.-M. Qiu, S.-R. Wu, H.-S. Fung, C.-C. Chu, T.-S. Yih, W.-H. Ip, and C.-Y. Robert Wu, Irradiation of Pyrimidine in Pure H2O Ice with High-Energy Ultraviolet Photons, Astrobiology, 14, 119 (2014)

Y.-J. Chen, K.-J. Chuang, G. M. Muñoz Caro, M. Nuevo, C.-C. Chu, T.-S. Yih, W.-H. Ip, and C.-Y. R. Wu, Vacuum ultraviolet emission spectrum of the microwave-discharge hydrogen-flow lamp in several configurations: application to photodesorption of CO ice, Astrophy. J., 781, 15 (2014)

2013

Y.-J. Chen, A. Ciaravella, C. Cecchi-Pestellin, A. Jimenez-Escobar, G. M. Muñoz Caro, K.-J. Chuang and T.-S. Yih, Soft X-ray irradiation of methanol ice: formation of products as a function of photon energy, Astrophy. J., 778, 162 (2013)

2012

J.-I. Lo, M.-H. Tsai, H.-S. Fung, Y.-J. Chen, C.-C. Chu, T.-S. Yih, Y.-Y. Lee, and C.-Y. R. Wu, Observation of New Rydberg Series in the Many-Electron Transition Region of N2, J. Chem. Phys. 137, 054315 (2012)

2011

Y.-J. Chen, M. Nuevo, C.-C. Chu, Y.-G. Fan, T.-S. Yih, W.-H. Ip, H.-S. Fung, C.-Y. R. Wu, Photo-desorbed species produced by the UV/EUV irradiation of an H2O:CO2:NH3 ice mixture, Adv. Space Res, 47, 1633 (2011)

2010

Y.-J. Chen, C.-C. Chu, J.-C. Lin, T.-S. Yih, C.-Y. R. Wu, and D. L. Judge, VUV Photolysis of pure CO ices: a study of spectral bandwidth dependence, Adv. Geosci., 25, 259 (2010)

2008

Y.-J. Chen, M. Nuevo, T.-S. Yih, W.-H. Ip, H.-S. Fung, C.-Y. Cheng, H.-R. Tsai, C.-Y. R. Wu, Amino acids produced from the UV/EUV irradiation of naphthalene in a H2O+NH3 ice mixture, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 384, 605 (2008)

2007

Y.-J. Chen, M. Nuevo, J.-M. Hsieh, T.-S. Yih, W.-H. Sun, W.-H. Ip, H.-S. Fung, S.-Y. Chiang, Y.-Y. Lee, J.-M. Chen, C.-Y. R. Wu, Carbamic acid produced by the UV/EUV irradiation of interstellar ice analogs, Astron. Astrophy., 464, 253 (2007)

Y.-J. Chen, M. Nuevo, F.-C. Yeh, T.-S. Yih, W.-H. Sun, W.-H. Ip, H.-S. Fung, Y.-Y. Lee, C.-Y. R. Wu, Infrared study of UV/EUV irradiation of naphthalene in H2O+NH3 ice, Adv. Geosci., 7, 79 (2007)

M. Nuevo, Y.-J. Chen, T.-S. Yih, W.-H. Ip, H.-S. Fung, C.-Y. Cheng, H.-R. Tsai, C.-Y. R. Wu, Amino acid formed from the UV/EUV irradiation of inorganic ices of astrophysical interest, Adv. Space Res, 40, 1628 (2007)