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List of publications


2005 to present 

(2004-2000)  (prior to 2000)

CH--Y Hydrogen Bond in the Complexes of p-Cresol and p-Cyanophenol with Fluorofrom and Chloroform
Shirhatti, Pranav R; Maity, Dilip K; Wategaonkar, Sanjay
J. Phys. Chem. A (2013), 117, 2307

The Intermolecular SH--Y(Y=S,O) Hydrogen Bond in the H2S Dimer and the H2S-MeOH Complex
Bhattacherjee, Aditi; Matsuda, Yoshiyuki; Fujji, Asuka; Wategaonkar, Sanjay
ChemPhysChem (2013), 14, 905 [Inside Cover Page Article]

Mass analyzed Threshold Ionization (MATI) Spectroscopy of p-cresol
Shirhatti, Pranav R
; Wategaonkar, Sanjay
Ind. J. Phys., Mihir Choudhary Festschrift issue, (2012), 86, 159

OH--X(X=O, S) Hydrogen Bonding in Tetrahydrofuran and Tetrahydrothiophene
Biswal, Himansu S; Wategaonkar, Sanjay
J. Chem. Phys. (2011), 135, 134306

Structure of the Indole-Benzene Dimer Revisited
Biswal, HS; Gloaguen, E; Mons, M; Bhattacharyya, S; Shirhatti, PR; Wategaonkar, S.
J. Phys. Chem. A. David W. Pratt Festschrift issue, (2011),
115, 9485-9492

O−HO versus O−HS Hydrogen Bonding. 2. Alcohols and Thiols as Hydrogen Bond Acceptors
Biswal, Himansu S; Shirhatti, Pranav R; Wategaonkar, Sanjay
J. Phys. Chem. A(2010), 114(26), 6944-6955   

O−HO versus O−HS Hydrogen Bonding. 3. IR−UV Double Resonance Study of Hydrogen Bonded Complexes of p-Cresol with Diethyl Ether and Its Sulfur Analog
Biswal, Himansu S; Wategaonkar, Sanjay
J. Phys. Chem A(2010), 114(19), 5947-5957   
 
Blue shifted hydrogen bond in 3-methylindole center dot CHX(3) complexes (X=Cl,F)
Shirhatti, Pranav R; Wategaonkar, Sanjay  
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phy.(2010), 12(25), 6650-6659

Sulfur, Not Too Far Behind O, N, and C: SHπ Hydrogen Bond
Biswal, Himansu S; Wategaonkar, Sanjay
J. Phys. Chem. A (2009), 113(46), 12774-12782    

Effect of pyridyl nitrogen on the conformational landscape of 7-azaserotonin: A computational study 
Biswal, Himansu S; Wategaonkar, Sanjay
J. Mol Str.Theochem.(2009), 902(1-3), 79- 89 

O−HO versus O−HS Hydrogen Bonding I: Experimental and Computational Studies on the p-CresolH2O and p-CresolH2S Complexes
Biswal, Himansu S; Shirhatti, Pranav R; Wategaonkar, Sanjay
J. Phys. Chem. A (2009), 113(19), 5633-5643    [Highlighted as the cover page article]

Experimental evidence of O-H-S hydrogen bonding in supersonic jet 
Biswal, Himansu S; Chakraborty, ShamikWategaonkar, Sanjay
J. Chem. Phys.(2008)  129(18),  184311 

Studies on adsorption of mono- and multi-chromophoric hemicyanine dyes on silver nanoparticles by surface-enhanced resonance raman and theoretical calculations
Biswas, Nandita; Thomas, Susy; Kapoor, Sudhir; Mishra, Amaresh; Wategaonkar, Sanjay; Mukherjee, Tulsi
J. Chem. Phys.(2008)  129(18), 184702   

Spectroscopic characterization of 1,2,4,5-tetracyanobenzene 
Chakraborty S.; Wategaonkar S.
Chem. Phys. Lett.(2008)  460(1-3), 18-22   
 
Lifetime measurements of SO(2) below the Clement's A-band 
Biswal Himansu S.; Kumar S. V. K.; Wategaonkar Sanjay J.
J. Chem. Phys.(2008)  128(20), 204312  

Zero kinetic energy spectroscopy of hydroquinone-water (1 : 1) complex: A probe for conformer assignment 
Chakraborty S.; Misra P.; Wategaonkar S.
J. Chem. Phys. (2007)  127(12), 124317   

Search for cyclopropylbenzene conformers by studying the S1 ← S0 electronic transition
Philis John G.; Wategaonkar Sanjay
Journal of Molecular Structure (2007)  834(Special Issue) 109

Spectroscopic studies on methyl torsional behavior in 1-methyl-2(1H)-pyridone, 1-methyl-2(1H)-pyridinimine, and 3-methyl-2(1H)-pyridone. I. Excited state 
Sinha Rajeev K.; Pradhan B.; Wategaonkar S.; Bhanu P. Singh, and T. Kundu
J.  Chem.Phys.(2007) 126(11) 14312   

Surface-enhanced resonance Raman scattering and density functional calculations of hemicyanine adsorbed on colloidal silver surface 
Biswas N; Thomas S; Kapoor S; A. Mishra, S. Wategaonkar, S. Venkateswaran, and T. Mukherjee 
Journal of Physical Chemistry A(2006) 110(5), 1805-1811


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2004 - 2000

Gas Phase Spectroscopic Studies of Hydroquinone Dimer
N. Biswas, S. Chakraborty, and S. Wategaonkar
J. Phy. Chem. A(2004) 108, 9074

Fluorescence, REMPI, hole-burning, and FDIR spectroscopy of para-cyanophenol–water complex
N. Biswas, S. Wategaonkar, T. Watanabe, T. Ebata, N. Mikami
Chem. Phys. Lett. (2004). 394, 61

Electronic structure dependence of intramolecular vibrational redistribution in para substituted benzenes
G.N. Patwari and S. Wategaonkar
Invited review in Proc. Ind. Natn. Sci. Acad.(2003) 69A, 61

Theoretical and experimental studies on the hydroquinone–argon 1:1 complex: A blue-shifted O–H–Ar bond
P. S. Meenakshi, N. Biswas, and S. Wategaonkar
J. Chem. Phys.(2003) 118, 9963

Geometry and vibrations of N-methylpyrrole in the S0 state studied by dispersed fluorescence spectroscopy and ab initio calculations
N. Biswas, S. Wategaonkar, and J.G. Philis
Chem. Phys.(2003) 293, 99

Vibrational pre-dissociation studies in Aminophenol-Ar complex
P.S. Meenakshi, N. Biswas, and S. Wategaonkar
Chem. Phys. Lett.(2003) 369, 419

Gas phase spectroscopic studies on hydroquinone–water complex
P.S. Meenakshi, N. Biswas, and S. Wategaonkar
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.(2003) 5, 294

Vibronic spectroscopy of the H-bonded aminophenol-water complex
P.S. Meenakshi, N. Biswas, and S. 
Wategaonkar
J. Chem. Phys. (2002) 117, 11146

Discrimination of two low-energy conformers of octahydroanthracene in supersonic jet
S. Banerjee, N. Guchhait, D. Nath, M. Chowdhury, P.S. Meenakshi, S. Wategaonkar, A. Das, and T. Chakraborty 
Chem. Phys. Lett.(2002) 366, 211

On the assignment of the absorption bands in the optical spectrum of Alq3
V.V.N. R. Kishore, A. Aziz, K.L. Narasimhan, N. Periasamy, P.S. Meenakshi, S. Wategaonkar
Synthetic Metals(2002) 126, 199

Franck-Condon Spectral Calculations on trans-Hydroquinone
G.N. Patwari, S. Wategaonkar and M. Durgaprasad
Chem. Phys. Lett. (2001) 344, 229

Spectroscopy and IVR in the S1 State of Jet Cooled p-Alkoxyphenols,    
G.N. Patwari, S. Doraiswamy, and S. Wategaonkar
J. Phys. Chem.(2000) 104, 8466

Does Inversion Symmetry Influence IVR?
G.N. Patwari and S. Wategaonkar
Chem. Phys. Lett.(2000) 323, 460

IVR in the S1 State of Jet Cooled cis and trans p-Dimethoxybenzene
G.N. Patwari, S. Doraiswamy, and S. Wategaonkar
Chem. Phys. Lett., (2000) 316, 433-441


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Prior to 2000

Conformational Energy and Dynamics of 9-Ethylfluorene
J.D. Pitts and J.L. Knee and S. Wategaonkar
J. Chem. Phys. (1999). 110, 3378

Electronic Relaxation in the S1 State of Jet Cooled p-Alkoxyanilines
G.N. Patwari, S. Doraiswamy, and S. Wategaonkar
Chem. Phys. Lett. (1999)  305, 381

Vibronic Spectroscopy and IVR Dynamics in the S1 State of Jet Cooled p-Alkoxyanilines (NH2-C6H4-OCnH2n+1;n=4,5,6) 
G.N. Patwari, S. Doraiswamy, and S. Wategaonkar                                                  
 Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys(1999) 1, 2279

Spectroscopy and intramolecular vibrational redistribution in the S1state of jet-cooled para-alkoxyanilines (NH2—C6H4—OCnH2n+1; n=4, 5, 6)
G N. Patwari, S Doraiswamyand S Wategaonkar                                                                
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.(1999), 1, 2279-2286

Hole Burning Spectroscopy of Jet Cooled Hydroquinone
G.N. Patwari, S. Doraiswamy, and S. Wategaonkar                                                  
Chem. Phys. Lett.(1998) 289, 8.

Jet Spectroscopy of p-Methoxyaniline and IVR Dynamics in the p-Alkoxyaniline Series
S. Wategaonkar, and S. Doraiswamy                                                                                        
J. Chem. Phys.(1997) 106, 4894.

Laser Induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Jet Cooled p-Aminophenol                            
 S. Wategaonkar, and S. Doraiswamy                                                                                
 J. Chem. Phys.(1996) 105, 1786.

Laser Induced Transient Gratings in Bacteriorhodopsin
G. Ravindrakumar, S. Wategaonkar, and M. Roy                                                       
Optics Comm.(1993) 98, 127.

F + HNCO Reaction System: A Flow Reactor Source for NCO(X2P) and NF(X3S-)
S. Wategaonkar and D.W. Setser                                                                                       
J. Phys. Chem.(1993) 97, 10028

Electronic Quenching of XeCl(B,C) and Xe2Cl*
Y.C. Yu, D.W. Setser, and S.J. Wategaonkar                                                                    
J. Chem. Phys.(1992) 96, 8914.

Product Branching in the CO + NF(a1D) Reaction
S. Wategaonkar, K.Y. Du, and D.W. Setser         
Chem. Phys. Lett.(1992) 189, 586.

HF/HCl Vibrational and Rotational Distributions from Three and Four Centered Unimolecular Elimination Reactions
E. Arunan, S.J. Wategaonkar, and D.W. Setser                                                                
J. Phys. Chem.(1991) 95, 1539.

Excitation-Transfer Reactions from N2(A3 Su+) and CO(a3D) to OH
S.J. Wategaonkar and D.W. Setser                                                                                     
J. Phys. Chem.(1990) 94, 7200.

Influence of Intramolecular Vibrational Dynamics on State-to-State Photodissociation: trans-DONO(A) versus HONO (A) 
J.H. Shan, V. Vorsa, S.J. Wategaonkar, and R. Vasudev                                                  
J. Chem. Phys.(1989) 90, 5493.

Fragmentation Dynamics of HONO's B State  
S.J. Wategaonkar, J.H. Shan, and R. Vasudev                                                 
Chem. Phys.(1989) 139, 283.

Vibrational State Dependence of the A State Lifetime of HONO
J.H. Shan, S.J. Wategaonkar, and R. Vasudev                                                             
Chem. Phys. Lett.(1989) 158, 317.

State-selected Dissociation of cis-HONO(A1A): Effect of Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonding
J.H. Shan, S.J. Wategaonkar, and R. Vasudev
Chem. Phys. Lett.(1989) 160, 614.

Rate Constants, Branching Fractions, and Energy Disposal for the H + ClO and H + SF Reactions
S.J. Wategaonkar and D.W. Setser                                                                                     
J. Chem. Phys.(1989) 90, 6223. 

IR Chemiluminescence Studies of H Atom Reactions with Cl2O, ClNO, F2O, CF3OF, ClO2, NO2, and ClO
S.J. Wategaonkar and D.W. Setser                                                                                    
 J. Chem. Phys.(1989) 90, 251.

Near Resonant V-R, T Energy Transfer in the Relaxation of Vibrationally Excited HF by CO
D.Raybone, S.J. Wategaonkar, and D.W. Setser                                                                  
J. Chem. Phys.(1988) 89, 3384.

Infrared Chemiluminescence Study of the F Atom + HMn(CO)5 Reaction,
S.J. Wategaonkar and D.W. Setser                                                                                    
J. Phys. Chem.(1988) 92, 1.

Vibrational Energy Disposal in the Reactions of F Atoms with NH3, ND3, N2H4, and CH3ND2 
S.J. Wategaonkar and D.W. Setser                                                                                     
 J. Chem. Phys.(1987) 86, 4477.

The F + HN3 System: A Chemical Source for NF(a1D
J. Habdas, S.J. Wategaonkar, and D.W. Setser
J. Phys. Chem.(1987) 91, 451.

 

In Books

  
1.   “Supersonic Jet Spectroscopy of p-Ethoxyaniline”, S. Wategaonkar and S. Doraiswamy, in Advanced Laser Spectroscopy and Applications; Proceedings of the Workshop on Advanced Laser Spectroscopy, Eds. H.D. Bist, R.K. Thareja, A. Pradhan, and P.K. Khulbe, Allied, India (1996).

    

2.   “State-selected Dissociation of trans-HONO(A) and DONO(A)”, R. Vasudev, S. Wategaonkar, S.W. Novicki, and J.H. Shan, in Isotope Effects in Gas Phase Chemistry, Ed. J.A. Kaye, ACS, Washington DC (1992).

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