Office: 2316 NPB


John Sabin

Professor Emeritus


PhD University of New Hampshire (1966)

Research Group

Quantum Theory Project (Chemical Physics)

Research Interests

Research interests include: Theoretical studies of energy deposition in materials by swift ions. In particular, I am interested in the calculation of fragmentation, charge exchange, and direct cross sections, both total and differential, of keV/amu ions impacting small biomolecules. I am also interested in the mechanism of fragmentation and kinetic energy release (KER) of fast ions colliding with energy rich molecules such as digen or polynitrogen.

Selected Publications

J.R. Sabin, R. Cabrerra-Trujillo, N. Stolterfoht, E. Deumens, and Y. Íhrn, "Fragmentation of Water on Swift 3He2+ Ion Impact," Nucl. Inst. and Meth. B 267, 196 (2009).

J.R. Sabin and Y. Íhrn, "Frank E. Harris: The First 80 Years," Int. J. Quantum Chem. 109, 2801 (2009).

J.R. Sabin and J. Oddershede, "An Analytical Representation of Shell Corrections for Stopping Power," Int. J. Quantum Chem. 109, 2933 (2009).

N. Stolterfoht, R. Cabrera-Trujillo, P.S. Krstic, Y. Íhrn, E. Deumens, and J.R. Sabin, "Stueckelberg Oscillations in the Charge Transfer into the n=2 and n=3 Shells of He2+ on collision with H," Int. J. Quantum Chem. 109, 3063 (2009).

N. L. Guevara, B. Hall, E. Teixeira, J. R. Sabin, E. Deumens and Y. Íhrn, "Construction of Basis Sets for Time Dependent Studies," J. Chem. Phys. 131, 064104 (2009).

V.V. Albert, N.L. Guevara, J.R. Sabin, and F.E. Harris, "Few-Parameter Exponentially Correlated Wavefunctions for the Ground State of Lithium," Int. J. Quantum Chem. 109, 3791 (2009).

K. Aidas, J. Kongsted, J.R. Sabin, J. Oddershede, K.V. Mikkelsen, and S.P.A. Sauer, "The Effect of Solvation on the Mean Excitation Energy pf Glycine," J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1, 242 (2010).

N. L. Guevara, E. Teixeira, B. Hall, E. Deumens, Y. Íhrn, and J. R. Sabin, "Study of Multiple Electron Transfer Processes in Collisions of N6+ and O7+ with Methane," Phys. Rev. A 80, 062715 (8 pages) (2009).

J.R. Sabin, F. Gregory, and N. Jeppesen, "The Quantum Ten: A story of Passion, Tragedy, Ambition, and Science," Book Review, Int. J. Quantum Chem. 110, 960 (2009).

S. Bruun-Ghalbia, S.P.A. Sauer, J. Oddershede, and J.R. Sabin, "Mean Excitation Energies and Energy Deposition Characteristics of Bio-organic Molecules," J. Phys. Chem. B 144, 633 (2010).