UV-Visible, Mid-Infrared, and Far-Infrared Spectroscopy of Ices. Mass Spectroscopy. Ion Irradiation and UV Photolysis of Planetary, Interplanetary, and Interstellar Type Ices and Porous Grain Analogs. Low Temperature Analysis of Complex Condensed and Ion Irradiated Materials. Cryogenics, Vacuum Technology.
Positions and Appointments
Astrophysicist, Astrochemistry Laboratory
B.S. 1962 (Physics) Pennsylvania State University
M.S. 1967 (Physics) Catholic Univ. of America
PhD. 1981 (Astronomy) University of Maryland
2005 Moore, M. H., Hudson, R. L., Production of Complex Molecules in Astrophysical Ices. In: Astrochemistry-Recent Successes and Current Challenges, (editors: D.C. Lis, G. a. Blake, G. Herbst) Cambridge Univ. Press-submitted.
2005 Hudson, R. L., Moore, M. H., and Cook, A. M., IR Characterization and Radiation Chemistry of Glycolaldehyde and Ethylene Glycol Ices. Advances in Space Research, 36, 184.
2005 Colangeli, L., Brucato, J. R., Bar-Nun, A., Hudson, R. L., and Moore, M. H., Laboratory Experiments on Cometary Materials. Chapter in Comets II, University of Arizona Press.
2004 Hudson, R. L. and Moore, M. H., Reactions of Nitriles in Ices Relevant to Titan, Comets, and the Interstellar Medium: Formation of Cyanate Ion, Ketenimines, and Isonitriles. Icarus 172, 466-478.
2004 Gerakines, P. A., Moore, M. H., and R. L. Hudson. Ultraviolet Photolysis and Proton Irradiation of Astrophysical Ice Analogs Containing Hydrogen Cyanide. Icarus 170, 202-213.
2004 Hudson, R. L. and M. H. Moore, Reactions of nitriles in ices relevant to Titan, comets, and the interstellar medium: Formation of cyanate ion, ketenimines, and isonitriles. Icarus 172, 466-478.
2003 Hudson, R. L. and Moore, M. H., Solid-Phase Formation of Interstellar Vinyl Alcohol. ApJ Letters 586, L107-L110.
2003 Moore, M. H. and Hudson, R. L., Infrared Study of Ion Irradiated N2-Dominated Ices Relevant to Triton and Pluto: Formation of HCN and HNC. Icarus 161, 486-500.
2002 Hudson, R. L. and Moore, M. H., The N3 Radical as a Discriminator between Ion-Irradiated and UV-Photolyzed Astronomical Ices. ApJ 568, 1095-1099.
2001 Moore, M. H., Hudson, R. L., and Gerakines, P. A., Mid- and Far-Infrared Spectroscopic Studies of the Influence of Temperature, UV Photolysis, and Ion Bombardment on Cosmic-Type Ices. Spectrochimica Acta 57A, 4, 843-858.
2001 Cottin, H., Szopa, C., and Moore, M. H., Production of HMT in Photolyzed and Irradiated IS and Cometary Ice Analogs. ApJ 561, L139-L142.
2001 Gerakines, P. A. and Moore, M. H., Carbon Suboxide in Astrophysical Ice Analogs. Icarus 154, 372-280.