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Curriculum Vitae

B.Sc., Alberta (1953); Ph.D., Wisconsin (C.F. Curtiss, 1958); Fellow, Royal Society of Canada.

Publications

2010

Snider, R. F. Multicomponent Gas Transport Coefficients: Alternate Formulations. Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 2010, 82, 051201/1 - 051201/19.

2003

Marica, F. ; Snider, R. F. An Analytical Formulation Of Cpmas. Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance 2003, 23, 28-49.

2000

Najafi, B. ; Araghi, R. ; Rainwater, J. C. ; Alavi, S. ; Snider, R. F. Prediction Of The Thermal Conductivity Of Gases Based On The Rainwater-Friend Theory And A New Corresponding States Function. Physica a-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications 2000, 275, 48-69.

1999

Snider, R. F. ; Alavi, S. Moderately Dense Gas Transport Coefficients Via Time Correlation Functions. I. General Formalism. Journal of Chemical Physics 1999, 111, 6909-6921.
Snider, R. F. ; Alavi, S. Bound-Free Gas Transport Coefficients Via The Time Correlation Formulation Based On An Atomic Picture. Journal of Chemical Physics 1999, 110, 8533-8542.

1998

Alavi, S. ; Snider, R. F. Complete Binary Collision Approximation For The Gas Transport Coefficients Via The Time Correlation Formulation. Journal of Chemical Physics 1998, 109, 3452-3460.
Najafi, B. ; Ghayeb, Y. ; Rainwater, J. C. ; Alavi, S. ; Snider, R. F. Improved Initial Density Dependence Of The Viscosity And A Corresponding States Function For High Pressures. Physica a-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications 1998, 260, 31-48.
Muga, J. G. ; Snider, R. F. Solvable Three-Boson Model With Attractive Delta-Function Interactions. Physical Review A 1998, 57, 3317-3329.
Alavi, S. ; Wei, G. W. ; Snider, R. F. Chain Relations Of Reduced Distribution Functions And Their Associated Correlation Functions. Journal of Chemical Physics 1998, 108, 706-714.
Turner, R. E. ; Snider, R. F. Theory Of Muon Spin Relaxation Of Mu+Co. Physical Review A 1998, 58, 4431-4446.
Snider, R. F. Relaxation And Transport Of Molecular Systems In The Gas Phase. International Reviews in Physical Chemistry 1998, 17, 185-225.

1997

Wei, G. W. ; Alavi, S. ; Snider, R. F. Equal Reaction Rates For All Recombination Pathways. Journal of Chemical Physics 1997, 106, 1463-1466.

1996

Snider, R. F. ; Wei, G. W. ; Muga, J. G. Moderately Dense Gas Quantum Kinetic Theory: Aspects Of Pair Correlations. Journal of Chemical Physics 1996, 105, 3057-3065.
Snider, R. F. ; Wei, G. W. ; Muga, J. G. Moderately Dense Gas Quantum Kinetic Theory: Transport Coefficient Expressions. Journal of Chemical Physics 1996, 105, 3066-3078.
Muga, J. G. ; Wei, G. W. ; Snider, R. F. Short-Time Behaviour Of The Quantum Survival Probability. Europhysics Letters 1996, 35, 247-252.
Wei, G. W. ; Snider, R. F. Discrete Basis Representation Of Ursell Operators. Physical Review E 1996, 54, 2414-2418.
Muga, J. G. ; Delgado, V. ; Sala, R. ; Snider, R. F. Comparison Of Positive Flux Operators For Transition State Theory Using A Solvable Model. Journal of Chemical Physics 1996, 104, 7015-7026.
Muga, J. G. ; Wei, G. W. ; Snider, R. F. Survival Probability For The Yamaguchi Potential. Annals of Physics 1996, 252, 336-356.
Turner, R. E. ; Snider, R. F. Theory Of Muon Spin Relaxation Of Gaseous C(2)H(4)Mu. Physical Review A 1996, 54, 4815-4829.

1995

Wei, G. W. ; Snider, R. F. Correlated-State Evaluation Of The 2Nd Virial-Coefficient. Physical Review A 1995, 52, 2925-2934.
Muga, J. G. ; Delgado, V. ; Snider, R. F. Dwell Time And Asymptotic Behavior Of The Probability Density. Physical Review B 1995, 52, 16381-16384.
Snider, R. F. ; Mullin, W. J. ; Laloe, F. Analysis Of Certain Binary Collision Approximation Closures Of The Bbgky Hierarchy. Physica a-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications 1995, 218, 155-182.

1994

Muga, J. G. ; Snider, R. F. Solvable Model For Inelastic-Collisions. American Journal of Physics 1994, 62, 848-852.
Snider, R. F. ; Muga, J. G. Properties Of The Transition Superoperator. Canadian Journal of Physics 1994, 72, 152-161.
Turner, R. E. ; Snider, R. F. Theory Of Muon Spin Relaxation Of Simple Gaseous Free-Radicals. Physical Review A 1994, 50, 4743-4754.

1993

Muga, J. G. ; Sala, R. ; Snider, R. F. Comparison Of Classical And Quantal Evolution Of Phase-Space Distribution-Functions. Physica Scripta 1993, 47, 732-739.
Rainwater, J. C. ; Snider, R. F. The Equilibrium Pair Distribution Function Of A Gas - Aspects Associated With The Presence Of Bound-States. Journal of Chemical Physics 1993, 99, 9111-9121.

1992

Muga, J. G. ; Brouard, S. ; Snider, R. F. Transmittance For Wave-Packet Scattering. Physical Review A 1992, 46, 6075-6078.
Muga, J. G. ; Snider, R. F. Asymptotic-Behavior In Phase-Space Scattering. Physical Review A 1992, 45, 2940-2950.
Muga, J. G. ; Snider, R. F. Violation Of The Pure-State Condition By The Classically Evolved Wigner Function. Europhysics Letters 1992, 19, 569-573.

1991

Snider, R. F. A Reinterpretation Of Dense Gas Kinetic-Theory. Journal of Statistical Physics 1991, 63, 707-718.

1990

Snider, R. F. A Density-Corrected Quantum Boltzmann-Equation. Journal of Statistical Physics 1990, 61, 443-465.
Krishnan, M. S. ; Snider, R. F. Presence Of Half-Bound States In Equilibrium - A Separable Potential Estimate. Journal of Chemical Physics 1990, 92, 2559-2571.
Muga, J. G. ; Snider, R. F. Scattering By A Separable Potential In One Dimension. Canadian Journal of Physics 1990, 68, 403-410.
Muga, J. G. ; Snider, R. F. Transition From Discrete To Continuous-Spectrum - Separable Potential In One Dimension. Canadian Journal of Physics 1990, 68, 394-402.

1988

Sze, P. K. I. ; Ali, J. ; Snider, R. F. Equations Of Change With Dimer Formation And Decay. Journal of Chemical Physics 1988, 89, 5096-5114.
Snider, R. F. Simple Example Illustrating The Different Parametrizations Of The Moller Operator. Journal of Chemical Physics 1988, 88, 6438-6447.

1987

Turner, R. E. ; Snider, R. F. A Comparison Of Local And Global Single Gaussian Approximations To Time Dynamics - One-Dimensional Systems. Journal of Chemical Physics 1987, 87, 910-920.

1986

Snider, R. F. On The Choice Of Phase In The Cs Approximation - Integral-Equation Approach. Journal of Chemical Physics 1986, 85, 4381-4391.
Snider, R. F. Born Approximation For Collisional Alignment. Physica a-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications 1986, 137, 137-155.
Snider, R. F. Eigenvectors And Eigenvalues For The Keilson-Storer Collision Kernel. Physical Review A 1986, 33, 178-181.

1984

Turner, R. E. ; Snider, R. F. ; Dahler, J. S. Superoperator Methods For Calculating Cross-Sections .4. Decoupled Motions Approximation. Canadian Journal of Physics 1984, 62, 505-511.
Snider, R. F. Viscomagnetic Effect - J-Magnitude Weighting For Ar-N2. Journal of Chemical Physics 1984, 81, 3482-3488.

1983

1982

Snider, R. F. On The Choice Of Phase In The Cs And Ios Approximation. Journal of Chemical Physics 1982, 76, 3547-3552.
Turner, R. E. ; Dahler, J. S. ; Snider, R. F. Projected Evolution Super-Operators And The Density Operator - Theory And Applications To Inelastic-Scattering. Canadian Journal of Physics 1982, 60, 1371-1386.
Snider, R. F. ; Coombe, D. A. Kinetic Cross-Sections In The Infinite-Order Sudden Approximation. Journal of Physical Chemistry 1982, 86, 1164-1174.

1981

Snider, R. F. ; Coombe, D. A. ; Parvatiyar, M. G. Interpretation Of Es, Cs, And Ios Approximations Within A Translational-Internal Coupling Scheme .3. Exact And Cs Molecule-Molecule Cross-Sections. Journal of Chemical Physics 1981, 74, 1750-1762.

1980

Turner, R. E. ; Snider, R. F. Superoperator Methods Of Calculating Cross-Sections .3. Unified Description Of Classical And Quantal Scattering. Canadian Journal of Physics 1980, 58, 1171-1182.
Snider, R. F. ; Coope, J. A. R. ; Sanctuary, B. C. Theory Of The Senftleben-Beenakker Effects For Nh3 And Nd3 - Collision Integrals. Physica a-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications 1980, 103, 379-410.

1979

Berman, D. H. ; Snider, R. F. Asymptotic Form Of Quantum Momentum Distributions. Journal of Chemical Physics 1979, 71, 1740-1753.
Coope, J. A. R. ; Snider, R. F. Contribution Of Angular-Momentum Polarization To Gas-Phase Thermal-Conductivity. Journal of Chemical Physics 1979, 70, 1075-1077.

1978

Olmsted, R. D. ; Snider, R. F. Center Of Mass Description Of Polymer Flow - Friction Approximation For Pressure Tensor With Antisymmetric Stress. Journal of Chemical Physics 1978, 68, 2477-2486.
Snider, R. F. Kinetic-Theory Ansatz For Correlated Collisions. Journal of Chemical Physics 1978, 68, 5118-5120.

1977

Coombe, D. A. ; Snider, R. F. Collision Models For Spectral-Line Shapes - Explicit Parity Considerations. Chemical Physics Letters 1977, 48, 145-148.
Sanctuary, B. C. ; Snider, R. F. Initial Slips And Transient Effects In Relaxation Phenomena. Journal of Chemical Physics 1977, 67, 5517-5524.
Coombe, D. A. ; Snider, R. F. Kinetic-Theory Of Gas-Phase Microwave Experiments .1. 2 Level Approach. Journal of Chemical Physics 1977, 67, 2659-2667.
Coombe, D. A. ; Snider, R. F. Kinetic-Theory Of Gas-Phase Microwave Experiments .2. J=0 To J=1 Transition In Diatomics. Journal of Chemical Physics 1977, 67, 2668-2677.
Snider, R. F. Simplified Derivation Of Hellers Renormalized Liouville Equation. Journal of Chemical Physics 1977, 66, 3845-3846.

1976

Olmsted, R. D. ; Snider, R. F. Differences In Fluid-Dynamics Associated With An Atomic Versus A Molecular Description Of Same System. Journal of Chemical Physics 1976, 65, 3407-3426.
Olmsted, R. D. ; Rainwater, J. C. ; Snider, R. F. Different Forms For Binary Transition Superoperator. Journal of Chemical Physics 1976, 64, 5100-5103.
Rainwater, J. C. ; Snider, R. F. Landau Theory Of A Moderately Dense Boltzmann Gas. Physical Review A 1976, 13, 1190-1199.
Rainwater, J. C. ; Snider, R. F. Quantum Corrections To Momentum Distribution Of Moderately Dense Boltzmann Gases .1. Smooth Potentials. Journal of Chemical Physics 1976, 65, 4958-4967.
Rainwater, J. C. ; Snider, R. F. Quantum Corrections To Momentum Distribution Of Moderately Dense Boltzmann Gases .2. Hard-Sphere Potentials. Journal of Chemical Physics 1976, 65, 4968-4978.
Turner, R. E. ; Snider, R. F. Superoperator Methods For Calculating Cross-Sections .1. Correlation-Functions And Born Approximation. Canadian Journal of Physics 1976, 54, 1313-1327.
Snider, R. F. ; Turner, R. E. Superoperator Methods Of Calculating Cross-Sections .2. Distorted-Wave Born Approximation. Canadian Journal of Physics 1976, 54, 1328-1342.
Olmsted, R. D. ; Snider, R. F. Symmetry Of Pressure Tensor In Macromolecular Fluids. Journal of Chemical Physics 1976, 65, 3423-3426.

1975

Coombe, D. A. ; Snider, R. F. ; Sanctuary, B. C. Definitions And Properties Of Generalized Collision Cross-Sections. Journal of Chemical Physics 1975, 63, 3015-3030.
Snider, R. F. Differential Cross-Section From An Operator Viewpoint. Journal of Chemical Physics 1975, 63, 3256-3262.

1974

Hunter, L. W. ; Snider, R. F. Evaluation Of Kinetic-Theory Collision Integrals .2. Angular-Momentum Coupling Schemes. Journal of Chemical Physics 1974, 61, 1160-1171.
Lowry, J. T. ; Snider, R. F. Kinetic-Theory Of Dimer Formation And Decay. Journal of Chemical Physics 1974, 61, 2320-2329.
Hunter, L. W. ; Snider, R. F. Molecular Scattering Equations Derived From Rotational Invariance Of Wave Operators. Journal of Chemical Physics 1974, 61, 5250-5256.
Snider, R. F. ; Lowry, J. T. Quantum Kinetic-Theory Of Chemical Recombination. Journal of Chemical Physics 1974, 61, 2330-2338.
Hunter, L. W. ; Snider, R. F. Rotational Invariance And Molecular Collisions. Journal of Chemical Physics 1974, 61, 1151-1159.

1971

Moraal, H. ; Snider, R. F. Kinetic Theory Collision Integrals For Diatomic Molecules. Chemical Physics Letters 1971, 9, 401-405.

1965

Coope, J. A. R. ; Snider, R. F. ; McCourt, F. R. Irreducible Cartesian Tensors. Journal of Chemical Physics 1965, 43, 2269-2275.
McCourt, F. R. ; Snider, R. F. Transport Properties Of Gases With Rotational States. Ii. Journal of Chemical Physics 1965, 43, 2276-2283.