Dr. Vahideh ILbeigi

Marie Curie Post doc researcher in department of Experimental Physics, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Comenius University


Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

Thesis: 1. Peak to Peak Repulsion in Ion Mobility Spectrometry and coupling of TLC to IMS for separation and detection of   narcotic mixtures with Ion Mobility Spectrometry.

M.Sc. in Physical Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

Thesis: Detection of trace amount of explosives by positive corona discharge ion mobility spectrometry in air.


Selected Scientific Techniques & Skills

Spectrometric techniques: Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS), GC-MS, TLC, Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry (TOF-MS)

Design and Construction: Ion sources (Corona Discharge, UV, Thermal Ionization and Electron Sources)



  1. Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, “Using gas‐phase chloride attachment for selective detection of morphine in a morphine/codeine mixture by ion mobility spectrometry”, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 2021,  35 (6), e9044.
  2. Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, W. Mamozai, M Soleimani, “Rapid and simple determination of gabapentin in urine by ion mobility spectrometry”, J. Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 2021, 197, 113980.
  3. Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, Z. Khodabandeh, “Formation of anionic clusters of triols in the atmospheric pressure chemical ionization source: An ion mobility spectrometry and theoretical study”, Chemical Physics Letters, 2021, 777, 138738.
  4. Y. Valadbeigi, S. Bayat, V. Ilbeigi “A Novel Application of Dopants in Ion Mobility Spectrometry: Suppression of Fragment Ions of Citric Acid”, Anal. Chem.  2020, 92, 11, 7924–7931.
  5. Y. Valadbeigi, S. Azizmohammadi, V. Ilbeigi “Small Host–Guest Systems in the Gas Phase: Tartaric Acid as a Host for both Anionic and Cationic Guests in the Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Source of Ion Mobility Spectrometry”, J. Phys. Chem. A2020, 124, 17, 3386–3397.
  6. Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, M.S. Mirsharifi “Mechanism of Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization of Morphine, Codeine, and Thebaine in Corona Discharge–Ion Mobility Spectrometry: Protonation, Ammonium Attachment and Carbocation Formation”, J. Mass Spectrom. 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/jms.4586.
  7. Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, Y. Valadbeigi “Anion receptors with 1, 3, 5‐triazacyclohexane and 1, 4, 7, 10‐tetraazacyclododecane scaffolds”, J. Phys. Org. Chem., 2020,  https://doi.org/10.1002/poc.4107.
  8. Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, H. Farrokhpour, M. Tabrizchi “Mechanism of lithiation of amino acids in aqueous solutions: A time-of-flight mass spectrometry and theoretical study”, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 2020, 455, 116389
  9. Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, B. Michalczuk, M. Sabo, S. Matejcik,“Effect of Basicity and Structure on the Hydration of Protonated Molecules, Proton-Bound Dimer and Cluster Formation: An Ion Mobility-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry and Theoretical Study”,J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 2019, 30, 1242–1253.
  10. S. M. S Khademi, U. Telgheder, Y. Valadbeigi, V.Ilbeigi, M. Tabrizchi, “Direct detection of glyphosate in drinking water using corona-discharge ion mobility spectrometry: A theoretical and experimental study”, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 2019,442, 29-34.
  11. Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, B. Michalczuk, M. Sabo, S. Matejcik, “Study of atmospheric pressure chemical ionization mechanism in corona discharge ion source with and without NH3 dopant by ion mobility spectrometry combined with mass spectrometry: a theoretical and experimental study”, J. Phys. Chem. A 2019,123, 313-322.
  12. S. M. S. Khademi, M. Tabrizchi, U. Telgheder, Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, “Determination of MTBE in drinking water using ion mobility spectrometry”, Int. J. Ion Mobil. Spectrom. 2017, 20, 15-21.
  13. A. R. Allafchian, A. Akhgar, V. Ilbeigi, M. Tabrizchi, “Determination of xylene and toluene by solid-phase microextraction using Au nanoparticles–thiol silane film coupled to ion mobility spectrometry”, Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 2016, 97, 670–676,.
  14. V. Ilbeigi; M. Sabo, Y. Valadbeigi, S. Matejcik, M. Tabrizchi, Laser Desorption-Ion Mobility Spectrometry as a Useful Tool for Imaging of Thin Layer Chromatography Surface”, J. Chromatogr. A 2016, 1459, 145-151.
  15. V. Ilbeigi, Y. Valadbeigi, M. Tabrizchi, “Ion mobility spectrometry of heavy metals”, Anal. Chem. 2016,88, 7324-7328.
  16. Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, H. Farrokhpour, “Ionization energies, electron affinities, and binding energies of Li-doped gold nanoclusters, Res. Chem. Intermed. 2016,42, 4921–4936,.
  17. A.R. Allafchian, Z. Majidian, V. Ilbeigi, M. Tabrizchi, “A novel method for determination of three volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath by solid- phase microextraction-ion mobility spectrometry”, Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2016,408, 839-847.
  18. Y. Valadbeigi, V. Ilbeigi, M. Tabrizchi“Effect of mono- and di-hydration on the stability and tautomerisms of different tautomers of creatinine: A thermodynamic and mechanistic study”, Comput. Theor. Chem. 2015, 1061, 27-35.
  19. V. Ilbeigi, M. Tabrizchi, “Thin Layer Chromatography-Ion Mobility Spectrometry (TLC-IMS)”, Anal. Chem.  2015,87, 464-469.
  20. M. Tabrizchi, H. Farrokhpour, F. Abyar, H. Azad, M. Mirian, V. ILbeigi, “Design, Construction and Calibration of a Laser Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer”, Phys. Chem. Res. 2014,2, 202-216.
  21. Z. Lichvanová, V. Ilbeigi, M. Sabo, M. Tabrizchi, S. Matejcik, “Using corona discharge-ion mobility spectrometry for detection of 2,4,6-Trichloroanisole”, Talanta, 2014, 127, 239–243.
  22. V. Ilbeigi, M. Tabrizchi, “Peak to Peak Repulsion in Ion Mobility Spectrometry”, Anal. Chem. 2012, 84, 3669-3675.
  23. M. Tabrizchi, V. ILbeigi, “Detection of Explosives by Positive Corona Discharge Ion Mobility Spectrometry”, J. Hazard. Mater. 2010,176, 692–696.