Imperial College London

Imperial College Spectroscopy Laboratory

Selected Publications

Journal Articles


For more recent publications please see the Publications List of Juliet C Pickering


The datasets associated with the publications below are published as electronic machine readable tables with the papers, and are accessible via the publishing Journals. (Some datasets are also available via international databases).


2021

2020

2015-2019

for details of publications 2015-2019 please see Publications List of Juliet C Pickering

2015

  • Atomic and molecular data for optical stellar spectroscopy
    Heiter U, Lind K, Asplund M, Barklem P, Bergemann M, Magrini L, Masseron T, Mikolaitis Š, Pickering J, Ruffoni M, Physica Scripta, 90 (5) Art. No. 054010 (2015) (
    more info PDF)

2014

  • Fe I Oscillator Strengths for Transitions from High-Lying Even-Parity Levels
    Den Hartog EA, Ruffoni MP, Lawler JE, Pickering JC, Lind K, Brewer NR, ApJS 215(2), 23 (2014) (
    more info PDF)
  • Fe I Oscillator Strengths for the Gaia-ESO Survey
    Ruffoni MP, Den Hartog EA, Lawler JE, Brewer NR, Lind K, Nave G, Pickering JC, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 441(4), 3127 (2014) (more info PDF)
  • Transition rate diagrams - A new approach to the study of selective excitation processes: The spectrum of manganese in a Grimm-type glow discharge
    Weiss Z., Steers E.B.M., Pickering J.C., Mushtaq S Spectrochim. Ac. B - At. Spect., 92, 70 (2014) (more info coming soon PDF)
  • Excitation of higher levels of singly charged copper ions in argon and neon glow discharges
    Weiss Z., Steers E.B.M., Pickering J.C., Hoffmann V., and Mushtaq S., J Analyt. Atomic Spectrometry, 29 (12), 2256 - 2261 (2014) (more info coming soon PDF)
  • Enhancement of analyte atomic lines with excitation energies of about 5 eV in the presence of molecular gases in analytical glow discharges
    Mushtaq S., Steers E.B.M., Pickering J.C. & Šmid P. J Analytical Atomic Spectrom., 29, 2022-2026 (2014) (more info coming soon PDF)
  • Effect of small quantities of oxygen in a neon glow discharge
    Mushtaq S., Steers E.B.M., Pickering J.C. & Weinstein V. J. Analytical Atomic Spectrom., 29, 2027-2041 (2014) (more info coming soon PDF)
  • Excitation and transition rate diagrams of singly ionized iron in analytical glow discharges in argon, neon and an argon–hydrogen mixture
    Weiss Z., Steers E.B.M., Pickering J.C. & Mushtaq S. J. Analytical. At. Spectrom., 29, 2078-2090 (2014) (more info coming soon PDF)

2013

  • Infrared Laboratory Oscillator Strengths of Fe I in the H-Band
    Ruffoni MP, Allende Prieto C, Nave G, Pickering JC Astrophysical Journal, 779 pp17 (2013) (
    more info PDF)
  • The Spectrum and Term Analysis of V II
    Thorne AP, Pickering JC and Semeniuk JI, Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 207 (1) Art UNSP 13 (2013) (more info PDF)
  • Atomic data for iron-group elements of astrophysical interest
    Nave G, Sansonetti CJ, Pickering JC, Ruffoni MP, Thorne AP, Liggins FS, AIP Conf. Proc., 1545 pp. 27 (2013) (more info Publication)
  • Accurate Ritz wavelengths of parity-forbidden [Co II] and [V II] lines of astrophysical interest
    Ruffoni MP and Pickering JC, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 207 pp20 (2013) (more info PDF)

2012

  • Recent advances in measurement of the water vapour continuum in the far-infrared spectral region
    PD Green, SM Newman, RJ Beeby, JE Murray, JC Pickering & JE Harries, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A, 370(1968), 2637-2655 (2012) (
    more info PDF)

2011

  • Effects of traces of oxygen on Grimm-type glow discharges in argon
    Mushtaq S, Steers EBM, Pickering JC, et al., JAAS 26 766 (2011) (
    more info PDF)
  • High-resolution photoabsorption cross section measurements of SO2 at 198 K from 213 to 325 nm
    Blackie D, Blackwell-Whitehead R, Stark G, Pickering JC, Smith PL. Rufus J,Thorne AP JGR VOL. 116, E03006 (2011) (more info PDF)
  • The Spectrum and Term Analysis of V I
    Thorne AP, Pickering JC, Semeniuk J, ApJS 192 11 (2011) doi: 10.1088/0067-0049/192/1/11 (more info PDF)
  • Infrared Mn I laboratory oscillator strengths for the study of late type stars and ultracool dwarfs
    Blackwell-Whitehead R., Pavlenko Y,V, Nave G., Pickering J.C., Jones H.R.A., Lyubchik Y. and Nilsson H.,Astronomy & Astrophysics,A&A 525 A44 (2011) (more info PDF)
  • Laboratory measurements of oscillator strengths and their astrophysical applications
    Pickering JC, Blackwell-Whitehead R, Thorne AP, et al., Can. J. Phys 89 pp. 387 (2011) (more info)

2010

  • New atomic data for astrophysics by high-resolution spectroscopy
    Ruffoni MP, Pickering JC, Thorne AP, et al., Proceedings of the NASA laboratory astrophysics workshop (2010) (
    more info)
  • Measurement and simulation of mid- and far-infrared spectra in the presence of cirrus
    C. V. Cox, J. E. Harries, J. P. Taylor, P. D. Green, A. J. Baran, J. C. Pickering, A. E. Last and J.E. Murray, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 136: 718–739, April 2010 Part A (more info)
  • Accurate laboratory wavelengths of the 1910 Å Ti II resonance transitions relevant to studies of possible variations of the fine structure constant
    Ruffoni MP, Pickering JC, ApJ. 725 pp. 424 (2010) (more info PDF)
  • NLTE analysis of Co I/Co II lines in spectra of cool stars with new laboratory hyperfine splitting constants
    Maria Bergemann, Juliet C. Pickering, and Thomas Gehren, MNRAS, 401 (2) 1334-1346 (2010) (more info PDF)
  • A detailed comparison of spectral line intensities with plane and hollow cathodes in a Grimm type glow discharge source
    Weinstein V, Steers EBM, Smid P, Pickering JC, Mushtaq S., J. Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (JAAS), 25 (8) 1283-1289 (2010) (more info PDF)
  • Laboratory measurements of oscillator strengths and their astrophysical applications
    Pickering JC, Blackwell-Whitehead R, Thorne AP, et al., Can. J. Phys (ASOS10 Ed.) submitted (2010) (more info)

2009

2008

  • Cross Sections and Reaction Rates for Comparative Planetary Aeronomy
    Huestis DL, Bougher SW, Fox JL, Galand M, Johnson RE, Moses J, Pickering JC, Space Science Reviews, 139 (1-4), 63-105, (2008) (
    more info PDF)
  • Reference ultraviolet wavelengths of Cr III measured by Fourier transform spectrometry
    Smillie DG, Pickering JC & Smith PL, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 390 (2), 733-740 (2008) (more info PDF)
  • The effect of hydrogen and nitrogen on emission spectra of iron and titanium atomic lines in analytical glow discharges
    Smid P, Steers E, Weiss Z, Pickering J & Hoffmann V,JAAS, J Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 23 (9), 1223-1233 (2008) (more info PDF)

2007

  • A revision of the solar manganese abundance using new and remeasured laboratory oscillator strengths
    Blackwell-Whitehead RJ, Bergemann M, A&A 472, L43–L46 (2007) (
    more info PDF)

2006

  • Experimental Ti I oscillator strengths and their application to cool star analysis
    Blackwell-Whitehead RJ, Lundberg H, Nave G, Pickering JC, Jones HRA, Lyubchik Y, Pavlenko YV and Viti S, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 373, 1603-1609 (2006) (
    more info PDF)
  • Investigation of the hyperfine structure of Ta I lines (X)
    Jaritz N, Windholz L, Zaheer U, Farooq M, Arcimowicz B, Engleman Jr. R, Pickering JC, J¨ager H & Guth¨ohrlein GH, Physica Scripta 74, 211-217 (2006) (more info PDF)

2005

  • Hyperfine structure measurements of neutral manganese with Fourier transform spectroscopy
    Blackwell-Whitehead RJ, Pickering JC, Pearse O, Nave G, Astrophysical Journal Suppl. Series 157 (2): 402-409 (2005) (
    more info PDF)
  • Laboratory oscillator strength measurements for the spectrum of neutral manganese
    Blackwell-Whitehead R, Xu HL, Pickering JC, Nave G, Lundberg H. MNRAS, 361, 1281 (2005) (more info PDF)

2004

  • Atomic lines in infrared spectra for ultracool dwarfs
    Y. Lyubchik, H.R.A. Jones, Y.V. Pavlenko, et al., A&A 416(2) pp. 655-659 (2004) (
    more info)
  • Atomic lines in infrared spectra for ultracool dwarfs
    N. Jaritz, G.H. Guthoehrlein, L. Windholz, et al., Physica Scripta 69 pp. 441-450 (2004) (more info)

2003

  • High resolution photoabsorption cross section measurements of SO2 at 295 K between 220 and 325 nm
    J.Rufus, G.Stark, P.L.Smith, et al., J. Geophys. Res.:Planets 108 (E2) art no. 5011 (2003) (
    more info)
  • High resolution absorption cross-section measurements of the Schumann-Runge bands of O2 by VUV Fourier transform spectroscopy
    T. Matsui, A. S.-C. Cheung, K. W. S. Leung, et al., J. Molecular Spectroscopy 219 (1) pp. 45-57 (2003) (more info PDF)
  • Investigation of the hyperfine structure of Ta I lines (VII)
    D. Messnarz, N. Jaritz, B. Arcimowics, et al., Physica Scripta 68 (3) pp. 170-191 (2003) (more info)
  • Extended term analysis of Mo II
    H. Nilsson & J. C. Pickering, Physica Scripta 67 (3) pp. 223-233 (2003) (more info)
  • Application of a VUV Fourier transform spectrometer and synchrotron radiation source to measurements of. VI. The epsilon(0,0) band of NO
    A. S-C. Cheung, A. L. Wong, D. H-Y. Lo, et al., Journal of Chemical Physics 119(16) pp. 8373-8378 (2003) (more info)

2002

  • High Resolution Fourier transform spectroscopy with the Imperial College UV FT spectrometer, and its applications to astrophysics and atmospheric physics: a review
    J. C. Pickering, Vibrational Spectroscopy 29(1-2) pp. 27-43 (2002) (
    more info PDF)
  • The FERRUM Project: Experimental oscillator strengths of the UV 8 multiplet and other UV transitions from the y6P levels of Fe II
    J. C. Pickering, M. Donnelly, H. Nilsson, et al., A&A 396(2) pp. 715-722 (2002) (more info)
  • Measurements of hyperfine structure in Ta II
    V. Zilio & J. C. Pickering, MNRAS 334(1) pp. 48-52 (2002) (more info)
  • The FERRUM Project: New f-value data for Fe II and astrophysical applications
    S.Johansson, A.Derkatch, M.Donnelly, et al., Physica Scripta T100 pp. 71-80 (2002) (more info)
  • The application of a vacuum ultraviolet Fourier transform spectrometer and synchrotron radiation source to measurements of: V. The beta(11,0) band of NO
    J. Rufus, K. Yoshino, A. P. Thorne, et al., Journal of Chemical Physics 117(23) pp. 10621-10626 (2002) (more info PDF)
  • The application of a vacuum ultraviolet Fourier transform spectrometer and synchrotron radiation source to measurements of: IV. The beta(6,0) and gamma(3,0) bands of NO
    A. S. C. Cheung, D. H. Y. Lo, K. W. S. Leung, et al., Journal of Chemical Physics 116(1) pp. 155-161 (2002) (more info PDF)
  • 2001

  • New accurate data on the spectrum of neutral silver
    J. C. Pickering, V. Zilio, Eur. Phys. J. D 13 pp. 181-185 (2001) (more info)
  • Oscillator strengths of UV transitions in Ti II
    J. C. Pickering, A. P. Thorne, R. Perez, ApJ SS 132 pp. 403-409 (2001) (more info PDF)
  • The FERRUM Project: Branching ratios and atomic transition probabilities of Fe II transitions from the 3d6 (a3F)4p subconfiguration in the visible to VUV spectral region
    J. C. Pickering, S. Johansson & P. L. Smith, A&A 377 pp. 361-367 (2001) (more info)
  • The application of a VUV Fourier transform spectrometer and synchrotron radiation source to measurements of: III. The e (1,0) band of NO
    J. Rufus, K. Yoshino, J. R. Esmond, et al., J. Chem. Phys. 115(8) pp. 3719-3723 (2001) (more info)
  • Atomic and molecular spectroscopy with the Imperial College VUV high resolution Fourier transform spectrometer
    in Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

    J. C. Pickering, A. P. Thorne, R. C. M. Learner, et al., OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, Washington DC), pp. 5-6 (2001) (more info)
  • 2000

  • Precise Laboratory Wavelengths of importance to studies of the time variation of the fine structure constant
    Pickering JC, Thorne AP, LitzÉN, Webb JK, Zilio V, Monthly Notices of the Roy. Astron. Soc. 319, 163-167 (2000). (more info PDF)
  • Selected Publications: 2004 -1987

    Selected Publications: 2004 - 1987

Last updated: 27th March 2012