1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, Ontario, K9L 0G2
|Current Appointment||Associate Professor in Physics|
|Academic Qualifications||B.A. Physics (1st Class Hons.), University of Oxford, UK, 1992
Ph.D. Physics, Newcastle University, UK, 1996
|A. L. Adams-McNichol, R. C. Shiell and D. A. Ellis, "Accurate, Photoresistor-Based, Student-Built Photometer and Its Application to the Forensic Analysis of Dyes", J. Chem. Educ., 96, 1143-1151 (2019).
T. McCurdy, K. Volterman, R. Shiell, M. Zeadin, K. Dunn, J. De Melo and P. Helli, "Enhancing Two-stage Collaborative Exams by Incorporating Immediate Feedback", Discussions on University Science Teaching: Proceedings of the Western Conference on Science Education, 1, Article 9 (2017).
A. D. Slepkov, A. J. Vreugdenhil, and R. C. Shiell, "Score Increase and Partial-Credit Validity When Administering Multiple-Choice Tests Using an Answer-Until-Correct Format", J. Chem. Educ., 93, 1839-1846 (2016).
R. C. Shiell and A. D. Slepkov, "Integrated testlets: A new form of expert-student collaborative testing", Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, VIII, 201-210 (2015).
A. D. Slepkov and R. C. Shiell, "Comparison of integrated testlet and constructed-response question formats", Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 10, 020120-1 - 020120-15 (2014).
L. M. Ugray and R. C. Shiell, "Elucidating Fermi’s Golden Rule via bound-to-bound transitions in a confined hydrogen atom", Am. J. Phys., 81, 206-210 (2013).
M. J. Romerein, J. N. Philippson, R. L. Brooks and R. C. Shiell, "Calibration method using a single retarder to simultaneously measure polarization and fully characterize a polarimeter over a broad range of wavelengths", Appl. Opt., 50, 5382-5389 (2011).
R. C. Shiell, J. N. Philippson and M. D. R. Ugray, "Microcontroller-Based Imaging System Utilizing a CMOS Image Sensor Array", US Patent 7,990,544 (August 2, 2011).
J. N. Philippson, R. C. Shiell, E. Reinhold and W. Ubachs, "Observation of molecular hyperfine structure in the extreme ultraviolet: the HF C-X spectrum", J. Chem. Phys., 129, 174310 (2008).
J. N. Philippson, M. Ugray, T. J. Toai and R. C. Shiell, "Compact angle-resolved optical spectrum analyzer using a programmable microcontroller approach", J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt., 9, 1024-1029 (2007).
M. Ugray, J. E. Atfield, T. G. McCarthy and R. C. Shiell, "Microcontroller-based wavemeter using compression locking of an internal mirror reference laser", Rev. Sci. Instr., 77, 113109 (2006).
R. C. Shiell, E. Reinhold, F. Magnus and W. Ubachs, "Control of diabatic vs adiabatic field dissociation in a heavy Rydberg system", Phys. Rev. Lett., 95, 213002 (2005).
F. Magnus, A. L. Boatwright, A. Flodin and R. C. Shiell, "Optical pumping and electromagnetically induced transparency in a lithium vapour", J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclass. Opt., 7, 109-118 (2005).
R. C. Shiell, "Rydberg states, their properties and spectroscopy", Handbook of Molecular Physics and Quantum Chemistry, Wiley, 3, 423-448, (2003).
F. R. Bennett, A. D. J. Critchley, G. C. King, I. R. McNab and R. C. Shiell, "The Infrared Spectrum of NO2+: theory", Chem. Phys. Lett., 372, 557-562 (2003).
S.G. Cox, A.D.J. Critchley, P. Kreynin, I.R. McNab, R.C. Shiell and F.E. Smith, "High resolution spectroscopy and structure of molecular dications", Phys. Chem., Chem. Phys., 5, 663 (2003).
R. Abusen, S. G. Cox, A. D. Critchley, A. N. Hughes, F. Kemp, I. R. McNab, R. C. Shiell and F. E. Smith, "Coaxial ion beam/laser beam spectrometer for investigating infrared spectra of doubly positively charged molecules (molecular dications)", Rev. Sci. Instrum., 73 241-254 (2002).
R. C. Shiell and T.G. Wright, "ZEKE Spectroscopy: Into the new millennium", Ann. Rep. Prog. Chem. Sect. C., 98, 375-419 (2002).
R. C. Shiell, X. K. Hu, Q. J. Hu and J. W. Hepburn, "Threshold Ion-Pair Production Spectroscopy (TIPPS) of H2 and D2", Faraday Discuss., 115, 331-343 (2000).
R. C. Shiell, X. K. Hu, Q. J. Hu and J. W. Hepburn, "A determination of the bond dissociation energy (D0(H-SH)) - Threshold Ion-Pair Production Spectroscopy (TIPPS) of a triatomic molecule", J. Phys. Chem. A, 104, 104, 4339-4342 (2000).
R. Abusen, F. Bennett, S. Cox, I. R. McNab, D. N. Sharp, R. C. Shiell and C. A. Woodward, "Hyperfine resolved infra-red spectrum of the molecular dication DCl2+", Phys. Rev. A., 61, 050501(R)-050504(R) (2000).
G. K. Jarvis, R. C. Shiell, J. W. Hepburn, Y. Song and C. Y. Ng, "Pulsed field ionization-photoion spectroscopy using two-bunch synchrotron radiation: time-of-flight selection scheme", Rev. Sci. Instrum., 71, 1325-1331 (2000).
R. C. Shiell, M. Evans, S. Stimson, C.-W. Hsu, C. Y. Ng and J. W. Hepburn, "A ZEKE photoelectron study of the 3 2SIGMA+ and D 2PI states of CO+ ", Chem. Phys. Lett., 315, 390-396 (1999).
A. S. Beatty, R. C. Shiell, D. Chang and J. W. Hepburn, "Resonance enhanced multiphoton ionization spectroscopy of jet cooled 12C32S2 and 12C34S32S from 45 500 to 48 000 cm-1", J. Chem. Phys., 110, 8476-8484 (1999).
R. C. Shiell, M. Evans, S. Stimson, C.-W. Hsu, C. Y. Ng and J. W. Hepburn, "Characteristics of correlation satellites below 25 eV in xenon probed by pulsed-field-ionization-zero-kinetic-energy photoelectron spectroscopy", Phys. Rev. A, 59, 2903-2909 (1999).
R. Abusen, F. R. Bennett, I. R. McNab, D. N. Sharp, R. C. Shiell and C. A. Woodward, "An infrared spectrum of the molecular dication (doubly positively charged molecule), DCl2+", J. Chem. Phys., 108, 1761-1764 (1998).
R. C. Shiell, M. Evans, S. Stimson, C.-W. Hsu, C. Y. Ng and J. W. Hepburn, "High resolution study of low-lying correlation satellites below 25 eV in xenon probed by pulsed-field-ionization-zero-kinetic-energy photoelectron spectroscopy", Phys. Rev. Lett., 80, 472-475 (1998).
S. Cvejanovic, R. C. Shiell and T. J. Reddish, "The double ionization cusp in the threshold photoelectron spectrum of helium", J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 28, L707-L717 (1995).
I. R. McNab and R. C. Shiell, "Laser spectroscopy", Phys. Educ., 29, 164-169 (1994).