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Kyle Bayes

  • B.S. in Chemistry, California Institute of Technology (1956)
  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Harvard University (1959)
  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship, Institute fur Physikalische Chemie, University of Bonn, Germany (1959-1960)

Research Interests
  • Gas phase kinetics and spectroscopy of molecules of importance in atmospheric chemistry and the combustion of hydrocarbons
  • Photochemistry of small molecules

Professional Experience
  • Scientist/Researcher, Earth Sciences Division, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1994-Present)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (1960-Present)
    • Professor Emeritus, UCLA (1994-Present)
    • Chairman, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA (1987-1990)
    • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (1960-1994)
  • Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury, New Zealand (1989)
  • Mallinkrodt Lecturer, Harvard University (1966-1967)

Selected Publications
  1. K. L. Hume, K. D. Bayes and S. P. Sander, “Equilibrium Constant for the reaction ClO + ClO = ClOOCl Between 250 and 206 K”, J. Phys. Chem. 119, 4473-4481 (2015)
  2. Y. Liu, K. D. Bayes and S. P. Sander, “Measuring Rate Constants for Reactions of the Simplest Criegee Intermediate (CH2OO) by Monitoring the OH Radical”, J. Phys. Chem. 118, 741-747 (2014)
  3. F. D. Pope, J. C. Hansen, K. D. Bayes, R. R. Friedl, and S. P. Sander, "Ultraviolet Absorption Spectrum of Chlorine Peroxide, ClOOCl," J. Phys. Chem. A, 111, 4322 (2007)
  4. K. D. Bayes, R. R. Friedl and S. P. Sander, "Kinetics of the Reactions of the CHBr2 and CHBr2O2 Radicals with O2 and NO," J. Phys. Chem. A, 109, 3045-3051 (2005)
  5. K. D. Bayes, D. W. Toohey, R. R. Friedl and S. P. Sander, "Measurements of Quantum Yields of Bromine Atoms in the Photolysis of Bromoform from 266 to 324 nm," J. Geophy. Research, 108 D, 4095-4100 (2003)
  6. W. B. DeMore and K. D. Bayes, "Rate Constants for the Reactions of Hydroxyl Radical with Several Alkanes, Cycloalkanes and Dimethyl Ether," J. Phys. Chem., 103, 2649-2654 (1999)
  7. Z. Hou and K. D. Bayes, "Formation and Reactions of Ethylidyne," J. Phys. Chem., 98, 6324-6326 (1994)
  8. Z. Hou and K. D. Bayes, "Rate Constants for the Reaction of CH(a4£) with NO, N2O, CO, CO2 and H2O," J. Phys. Chem., 97, 1896-1900 (1993)
  9. K. H. Becker, R. Konig, R. Meuser, P. Wiesen and K. D. Bayes, "Kinetics of C2O Radicals Formed in the Photolysis of Carbon Suboxide at 308 and 248 nm," J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 64, 1-14 (1992)
  10. L. J. Garland and K. D. Bayes, "Rate Constants for Some Radical-Radical Cross-Reactions and the Geometric Mean Rule," J. Phys. Chem., 94, 4941-4945 (1990)
  11. Y. L. Yung, R. R. Friedl, J. P. Pinto, K. D. Bayes and J-S. Wen, "Kinetic Isotopic Fractionation and the Origin of HDO and CH3D in the Solar system," Icarus, 74, 121-132 (1988)
  12. R. Paltenghi, E. A. Ogryzlo and K. D. Bayes, "Rates of Reaction of Alkyl Radicals with Ozone," J. Phys. Chem., 88, 2595-2599 (1984)

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