Biography

Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Lima

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Florida International University, USA


Email: fernandf@fiu.edu


Qualifications

2006 Ph.D., Department of Physics, Pontific Catholic University, Río de Janeiro, Brazil

2003 M.Sc., Institute for Applied Science and Technology, Havana, Cuba

2001 B.Sc., Institute for Applied Science and Technology, Havana, Cuba


Publications (selected)

  1. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, M. J. Eller, J. D. DeBord, M. J. Levy, S. V. Verkhoturov, S. Della-Negra, E. A. Schweikert, “Analysis of Fluorescent Proteins with a Nanoparticle Probe”. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3, 337−341, 2012. PMID: 22308203
  2. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, A. Henkes, E. F. da Silveira, M. A. ChaerNascimento, “Alkali halide nanotubes: structure and stability”. J. Phys. Chem. C. 116 (8), 4965-4969, 2012.
  3. J.D. DeBord, F. A. Fernandez-Lima, S.V. Verkhoturov, S. Della-Negra, E.A. Schweikert, “Bi-directional Ion Emission from Massive Cluster Impacts on Nanometric Carbon Foils”. J. Phys. Chem. C. 116 (14), 8138-8144, 2012. PMC Journal – In Process
  4. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, M.J. Eller, J.D. DeBord, S.V. Verkhoturov, S. Della-Negra, E.A. Schweikert, “On the Surface Mapping using Individual Cluster Impacts”, Nucl. Instr. and Meth.in Phys. Res. B 273 , 270-273, 2012. PMID: 22393269
  5. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, M. A. ChaerNascimento, E. F. da Silveira, “Alkali halide clusters produced by fast ion impact”. Nucl.Instr. and Meth.in Phys. Res. B 273, 102-104, 2012. PMID: 22389542
  6. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, J. Post, J. D. DeBord, M. J. Eller, S. V. Verkhoturov, S. Della-Negra, A. S. Woods, E. A. Schweikert, “Analysis of native biological surfaces using a 100kV Massive Gold Cluster source”. Anal.Chem. 83 (22), 8448–8453, 2011. PMID: 21967684
  7. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, D. A. Kaplan, M. A. Park, “Integration of Trapped Ion Mobility Spectrometry with Mass Spectrometry”. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 126106, 2011. PMID: 22225261
  8. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, V. T. Pinnick, S. Della-Negra, E. A. Schweikert, “Photon emission from massive projectile impacts on solids”, Surf. Interface Anal., 43 (1-2), 53–57, 2011. PMID:21603128
  9. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, M. J. Eller, S. V. Verkhoturov, S. Della-Negra, E. A. Schweikert, ”Photon, Electron and Secondary Ion Emission from Single C60 keV Impacts”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 1, 3510–3513, 2010. PMID: 21218166
  10. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, R. Blase, D. H. Russell, “A Study of Ion-Neutral Collision Cross Section values for Low Charge States of Peptides, Proteins, and Peptide/Protein Complexes”, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 298(1-3), 111-118, 2010. PMID: 21503273
  11. Z. Wu, F. A. Fernandez-Lima, D. H. Russell, “Amino acid influence on copper binding to peptides: Cysteine vs Arginine”, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 21(4), 522-533, 2010. PMID: 20138783
  12. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, H. Wei, Y. Q. Gao, D. H. Russell, “On the structure elucidation using IMS and Molecular Dynamics”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 113(29), 8221-8234, 2009. PMID: 19569657
  13. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C. Becker, K. J. Gillig, W. K. Russell, S. E. Tichy, D. H. Russell, “An Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometer Interface for Collisional Activation of Mobility Separated Ions”, Anal. Chem., 81(2), 618–624, 2009. PMID: 19072664
  14. Z. Wu, F. A. Fernandez-Lima, L. M. Perez, D. H. Russell. “A New Copper Containing MALDI Matrix that yields High Abundances of [Peptide + Cu]+ Ions.”, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 20(7), 1263-1271, 2009. PMID: 19318231
  15. C. Becker, F. A. Fernandez-Lima, K. J. Gillig, W. K. Russell, S. Cologna, D. H. Russell. “A Novel Collision-induced Dissociation (CID) Experiment for Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry”, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 20(6), 907-914, 2009. PMID:19135385
  16. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C. Becker, R. P. Rodgers, A. G. Marshall, D. H. Russell, “Petroleum Crude Oil Characterization using IMS-MS and FT-ICR-MS”, Anal. Chem., 81(24), 9941–9947, 2009. PMID: 19904990
  17. C. Becker, F. A. Fernandez-Lima, D. H. Russell. “Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry: A Tool for Characterizing the Petroleome”, Spectroscopy, 24(3), 1-5, 2009.
  18. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, O. P. VilelaNeto, A.S. Pimentel, C. R. Ponciano, M. A. ChaerNascimento, E. F. da Silveira, “A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Negative LiF Clusters Produced by Fast Ion Impact on a Polycrystalline LiF Target”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 113 (52), 15031–15040, 2009. PMID: 19685887
  19. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, T. M. Cardozo, E. F. da Silveira, M. A. ChaerNascimento, “An experimental and theoretical description of the (NH3)n-1{NH3-H-H2O}+ cluster ions produced by fast ion bombardment”, Chem. Phys. Lett. 474(1-3), 185-189, 2009.
  20. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, O. P. VilelaNeto, A.S. Pimentel, C. R. Ponciano, M. A. C. Pacheco, M. A. ChaerNascimento, E. F. da Silveira, “A theoretical and experimental study of positive and neutral LiF clusters produced by fast ion impact on a polycrystalline LiF target”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 113, 1813-1821, 2009. PMID: 19206223
  21. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C. Becker, K. J. Gillig, W. K. Russell, M. A. ChaerNascimento, D. H. Russell, “Experimental and theoretical characterization of (CsI)n=1-7Cs+ cluster ions produced by 355 nm Laser Desorption Ionization”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 112, 11061-11066, 2008. PMID: 18841946
  22. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C. R. Ponciano, E. F. Da Silveira. “UV laser induced desorption mechanism analyzed through ion recombination in alkaline halide plume”. J. Mass Spectrom., 43, 587–593, 2008. PMID:180985386
  23. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C. R. Ponciano, E. F. Da Silveira, M. A. ChaerNascimento, “Characterization of Cn=2-16clusters produced by 337nm UV laser”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 445, 147-151, 2007.
  24. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, T. M. Cardozo, R. M. Rodriguez, C. R. Ponciano, E. F. Da Silveira, M. A. ChaerNascimento, “Characterization of (NH3)n=1-6NH+ clusters produced by 252Cf impact onto a NH3 condensed target”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 111(34), 8302-8307, 2007. PMID:17685500
  25. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C. R. Ponciano, G. S. Faraudo, M. Grivet, E. F. Da Silveira, M. A. ChaerNascimento, “Characterization of Nn=2-18+ clusters produced by 252Cf fission fragment impact on a N2 ice target”, Chem. Phys., 340, 127-133, 2007.
  26. G. Valdés-Díaz, S. Rodríguez-Calvo, A. Pérez-Gramatges, M. Rapado-Paneque, F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C. R. Ponciano, E. F. Da Silveira, ”Effects of gamma radiation on phase behaviour and critical micelle concentration of Triton X-100 aqueous solutions”, J. Colloid Interf. Sc., 311, 253-261, 2007. PMID:17383669
  27. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C. R. Ponciano, H.D. Fonseca Filho, E. Pedrero, M. A. ChaerNascimento, E. F. da Silveira, ”UV laser induced desorption of CsI and RbI ion clusters”, Appl. Surf. Sci., 252, 8171-8177, 2006.
  28. F. A. Fernandez Lima, C. R. Ponciano, E. F. da Silveira, M. A. ChaerNascimento, “Characterization of Cn=2-16+ clusters produced by electronic sputtering”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 426, 351-356, 2006.
  29. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C. R. Ponciano, M. A. ChaerNascimento, E. F. Da Silveira, “Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Ammonia Ionic Clusters Produced by 252Cf Fragment Impact on an NH3 Ice Target”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 110(33), 10018-10024, 2006. PMID:16913675
  30. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C.R. Ponciano, E. Pedrero, E.F. da Silveira, “On the Coupling of Ion Mobility and MALDI-TOF”, Braz. J. Vac. Appl., 24( 2), 74-80, 2005.
  31. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, V. M. Collado, C. R. Ponciano, L. S. Farenzena, E. Pedrero, E. F. da Silveira, “Mechanism of insulin emission in matrix assisted laser ionization”. Braz. J. Phys., 35(1), 170-174, 2005.
  32. V. M. Collado, F. A. Fernandez-Lima, C. R. Ponciano, M. A. ChaerNascimento, L. Velazquez, E. F. da Silveira, ”Laser induced formation of CsI ion clusters analyzed by delayed extraction time-of-fligth mass spectrometry”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 7, 1971, 2005. PMID: 19787901
  33. L. S. Farenzena, P. Iza, R. Martinez, F. A. Fernandez-Lima, E. D. Seperuelo, G. S. Faraudo, C. R. Ponciano, M. G. P. Homen, A. N. de Brito, K. Wien, E. F. da Silveira, ”Electronic sputtering analysis of astrophysical ices”, Earth, moon, and planets, 97, 311-329, 2005.
  34. V. M. Collado, C. R. Ponciano, F. A. Fernandez-Lima, E. F. da Silveira, “Time of Flight Peak Shape Simulation for Time-Dependent Extraction Field Spectrometers”, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 75(6), 2163-2170, 2004.
  35. F. A. Fernandez-Lima, V. M. Collado, C. R. Ponciano, L. S. Farenzena, E. Pedrero, E. F. Da Silveira. “Laser ablation of CsI analyzed by delayed extraction”, Appl. Surf.Sci., 217(1-4), 202-209, 2003.

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