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USANS Publications List

If you have written a paper that reports measurements using the USANS Instrument and you do not see it in the list below, or if the paper is listed but the information is incorrect or out of date, please inform Jeff Krzywon and/or John Barker.

If you write a paper that reports measurements using the USANS, please be sure to
(a) include an acknowledgement to the NSF, and to NIST if there are no NIST coauthors,and
(b) include a reference to the following recent paper describing the USANS Instrument: "Design and performance of a thermal-neutron double-crystal diffractometer for USANS at NIST", Barker JG, et al. J Appl. Cryst. 38(6), 1004 (2005). Thanks!

If you reduced your data using the Igor Macros, please include the following reference:

"Reduction and Analysis of SANS and USANS Data using Igor Pro", Kline, S. R. J Appl. Cryst. 39(6), 895 (2006).

Please be aware that all papers with NIST coauthors must be reviewed and approved by the Washington Editorial Review Board (WERB). Members of WERB are concerned not only with scientific merit but with three specific matters: measurement uncertainties, the use of SI units, and brand names. For more detailed information please click here and/or speak with your NIST coauthor(s).

Instrumentation Specific Articles

  1. "Design and performance of a thermal-neutron double-crystal diffractometer for USANS at NIST" Barker JG, Glinka CJ, Moyer JJ, Kim M-H, Drews AR, Agamalian M. J Appl. Cryst. 38(6), 1004 (2005)
  2. "Development of a thermal-neutron double-crystal diffractometer for USANS at NIST" Drews AR, Barker JG, Glinka CJ, Agamalian M. Physica B 241-243, 189 (1998)
  3. "Optimization of a Bonse-Hart Ultra-Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Facility by Elimination of the Rocking-Curve Wings" Agamalian M, et al. J. Appl. Cryst. 30(3), 345 (1997)

In Press

#Article TitleAuthorsJournal TitleVolumeIssuePage NumberYear
1How Oxidation and Dissolution in Diabase and Granite Control Porosity during WeatheringE. Bazilevskaya, G. Rother, D.F. Mildner, M. Pavich, D. Cole, M.P. Bhatt, L. Jin, C.I. Steefel, S.L. BrantleySoil Sci. Soc. Am. J.Press

2014 Publications

#Article TitleAuthorsJournal TitleVolumeIssuePage NumberYear
1Controlled gelation of poly(3-alkylthiophene)s in bulk and in thin-films using low volatility solvent/poor-solvent mixturesG.M. Newbloom, P. de la Iglesia, L.D. PozzoSoft Matter104489452014
2Hierarchical Pore Morphology of Cretaceous Shale: A Small-Angle Neutron Scattering and Ultrasmall-Angle Neutron Scattering StudyJ. Bahadur, Y.B. Melnichenko, M. Mastalerz, A. Furmann, C.R. ClarksonEnergy & Fuels281063362014
3Homogeneous percolation versus arrested phase separation in attractively-driven nanoemulsion colloidal gelsM.E. Helgeson, Y. Gao, S.E. Moran, J. Lee, M. Godfrin, A. Tripathi, A. Bose, P.S. DoyleSoft Matter101731222014
4Relationship between Mineralogy and Porosity in Seals Relevant to Geologic CO2 SequestrationA.M. Swift, L.M. Anovitz, J.M. Sheets, D.R. Cole, S.A. Welch, G. RotherEnvironmental Geosciences212392014
5Spatially Resolved Concentration and Segmental Flow Alignment in a Shear-Banding Solution of Polymer-Like MicellesA.K. Gurnon, C. Lopez-Barron, M. Wasbrough, L. Porcar, N.J. WagnerACS Macro Lett.332762014
6Structure of flocs of latex particles formed by addition of protein from Moringa seedsM.S. Hellsing, H.M. Kwaambwa, F.M. Nermark, B.B. Mkoane, A.J. Jackson, M.J. Wasbrough, I. Berts, L. Porcar, A.R. RennieColl. & Surf. A46014602014
7Triblock Copolymer Self-Assembly in Ionic Liquids: Effect of PEO Block Length on the Self-Assembly of PEO–PPO–PEO in Ethylammonium NitrateC. Lopez-Barron, D. Li, N.J. Wagner, J.L. CaplanMacromol.472174842014
8Turning up the heat on wormlike micelles with a hydrotopic salt in microfluidicsJ.J. , Y. Zhao, P. de la Iglesia, L.D. Pozzo, A.Q. ShenSoft Matter104693002014

2013 Publications

#Article TitleAuthorsJournal TitleVolumeIssuePage NumberYear
1A USANS/SANS Study of the Accessibility of Pores in the Barnett Shale to Methane and WaterL. Ruppert, R. Sakurovs, T.P. Blach, L. He, Y.B. Melnichenko, D.F. Mildner, L. Alcantar-LopezEnergy & Fuels2727722013
2A holder to rotate sample cells to avoid sedimentation in small-angle neutron scattering and ultra small-angle neutron scattering experimentsA. Olsson, M.S. Hellsing, A.R. RennieMeas. Sci. Technol.24101059012013
3DCD USANS and SESANS: a comparison of two neutron scattering techniques applicable for the study of large-scale structuresC. Rehm, J. Barker, W.G. Bouwman, R. PynnJ Appl. Cryst.46212013
4Diagenetic Changes in Macro- to Nano-Scale Porosity in the St. Peter Sandstone: An (Ultra) Small Angle Neutron Scattering and Backscattered Electron Imaging AnalysisL.M. Anovitz, D.R. Cole, G. Rother, L.F. Allard, A.J. Jackson, K.C. LittrellGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta10212802013
5Effects of supersaturation on the structure and properties of poly(9,9-dioctyl fluorene) organogels P. de la Iglesia, D.C. PozzoSoft Matter947112142013
6Evolution of porosity and geochemistry in Marcellus Formation black shale during weatheringL. Jin, R. Mathur, G. Rother, D. Cole, E. Bazilevskaya, J. Williams, A. Carone, S.L. BrantleyChemical Geology3561502013
7Fibrillar Structure in Aqueous Methylcellulose Solutions and GelsJ.R. Lott, J.W. McAllister, M. Wasbrough, R.L. Sammler, F.S. Bates, T.P. LodgeMacromol.462497602013
8Flow-Induced Structured Phase in Nonionic Micellar SolutionsJ.J. Cardiel, L. Tonggu, P. de la Iglesia, Y. Zhao, D.C. Pozzo, L. Wang, A.Q. ShenLangmuir2950154852013
9Fractal Networks of Inter-granular Voids in pressed TATBJ.T. Mang, R.P. HjelmProp., Explos., Pyrotech.3868312013
10Multi-scale characterization of pore evolution in a combustion metamorphic complex, Hatrurim basin, Israel: Combining (ultra) small-angle neutron scattering and image analysisH.W. Wang, L.M. Anovitz, A. Burg, D.R. Cole, L.F. Allard, A.J. Jackson, A.G. Stack, G. RotherGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta12113392013
11Pore structure characterization of North American shale gas reservoirs using USANS/SANS, gas adsorption, and mercury intrusionC.R. Clarkson, N. Solano, R.M. Bustin, A.M. Bustin, G.R. Chalmers, L. He, Y.B. Melnichenko, A.P. Radlinski, T.P. BlachFuel10316062013
12Porosity and surface area evolution during weathering of two igneous rocksA.K. Navarre-Sitchler, D. Cole, G. Rother, L. Jin, H.L. Buss, S.L. BrantleyGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta10914002013
13Practical applications of small-angle neutron scatteringM.J. HollambyPhys. Chem. Chem. Phys.1526105662013
14Probing the deep critical zone beneath the Luquillo Experimental Forest, Puerto RicoH.L. Buss, S.L. Brantley, F.N. Scatena, E.A. Bazilevskaya, A. Blum, M. Schulz, R. Jimenez, A.F. White, G. Rother, D. ColeEarth Surf. Process. Landforms381011702013
15Shear rate-dependent structure of polymer-stabilized TiO2 dispersionsA. VanDyk, A.I. NakataniJ Coatings Tech. & Res.1032972013
16Where fast weathering creates thin regolith and slow weathering creates thick regolithE. Bazilevskaya, M. Lebedeva, M. Pavich, G. Rother, D.Y. Parkinson, D. Cole, S.L. BrantleyEarth Surf. Process. Landforms3888472013
17Worming Their Way into Shape: Toroidal Formations in Micellar SolutionsJ.J. Cardiel, L. Tonggu, A.C. Dohnalkova, P. de la Iglesia, D.C. Pozzo, L. Wang, A.Q. ShenACS Nano71197042013

2012 Publications

#Article TitleAuthorsJournal TitleVolumeIssuePage NumberYear
1Accessibility of pores in coal to methane and carbon dioxideY.B. Melnichenko, L. He, R. Sakurovs, A.L. Kholodenko, T. Blach, M. Mastalerz, A.P. Radlinski, G. Cheng, D.F. MildnerFuel9112002012
2Characterization of tight gas reservoir pore structure using USANS/SANS and gas adsorption analysisC.R. Clarkson, M. Freeman, L. He, M. Agamalian, Y.B. Melnichenko, M. Mastalerz, R.M. Bustin, A.P. Radlinski, T.P. BlachFuel9513712012
3Chemically modifiable fluorinated copolymer nanoparticles for 19F-MRI contrast enhancementM.M. Bailey, S.R. Kline, M.D. Anderson, J.L. Staymates, C. BerklandJ. Appl. Polym. Sci.126412182012
4Density and water content of nanoscale solid C-S-H formed in alkali-activated slag (AAS) paste and implications for chemical shrinkageJ.J. Thomas, A.J. Allen, H.M. JenningsCement & Concrete Res.4223772012
5Electrical, Mechanical, and Structural Characterization of Self-Assembly in Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Organogel NetworksG.M. Newbloom, K.M. Weigandt, D.C. PozzoMacromol.45834522012
6Mesoporous organohydrogels from thermogelling photocrosslinkable nanoemulsionsM.E. Helgeson, S.E. Moran, H.Z. An, P.S. DoyleNature Mater.1143442012
7Nucleation under Soft Confinement: Role of Polymer-Solute InteractionsY. Diao, M.E. Helgeson, Z.A. Siam, P.S. Doyle, A.S. Myerson, T.A. Hatton, B.L. TroutCryst. Growth Des.1215082012
8Pore accessibility by methane and carbon dioxide in coal as determined by neutron scatteringL. He, Y.B. Melnichenko, M. Mastalerz, R. Sakurovs, A. Radlinski, T. BlachEnergy & Fuels26319752012
9Pore size distribution and accessible pore size distribution in bituminous coalsR. Sakurovs, L. He, Y.B. Melnichenko, A.P. Radlinski, T. Blach, H. Lemmel, D.F. MildnerIntl. J. of Coal Geology1001512012
10Porosity of coal and shale: Insights from gas adsorption and SANS/USANS techniquesM. Mastalerz, L. He, Y.B. Melnichenko, J.A. RuppEnergy & Fuels26851092012
11SANS and SAXS Analysis of Charged Nanoparticle Adsorption at Oil-Water InterfacesK. Larson-Smith, A. Jackson, D.C. PozzoLangmuir28524932012
12Spontaneous thermoreversible formation of cationic vesicles in a protic ionic liquidC.R. Lopez-Barron, D. Li, L. DeRita, M.G. Basavaraj, N.J. WagnerJ Amer. Chem. Soc.13451207282012

2011 Publications

#Article TitleAuthorsJournal TitleVolumeIssuePage NumberYear
1A More Informative Approach for Characterization of Polymer Monolithic Phases: Small Angle Neutron Scattering/Ultrasmall Angle Neutron ScatteringK.M. Ford, B.G. Konzman, J.F. RubinsonAnal. Chem.832492012011
2Aqueous dispersions of colloidal poly(3-hexylthiophene) gel particles with high internal porosityJ.J. Richards, K.M. Weigandt, D.C. PozzoJ Coll. & Interface Sci.36423412011
3Characterization of Porous Materials Using Combined Small-Angle X-ray and Neutron Scattering TechniquesN. Hu, N. Borkar, D. Kohls, D.W. SchaeferJ Membrane Sci.3791-21382011
4Characterization of deep weathering and nanoporosity development in shale-A neutron studyL. Jin, G. Rother, D.R. Cole, D.F. Mildner, C.J. Duffy, S.L. BrantleyAmerican Mineralogist9644982011
5Characterization of the pore structure of metakaolin-derived geopolymers by neutron scattering and electron microscopyC.F. Maitland, C.E. Buckley, B.H. O'Connor, P.D. Butler, R.D. HartJ Appl. Cryst.4446972011
6Mesoscale Morphology and Charge Transport in Colloidal Networks of Poly(3-hexylthiophene)G.M. Newbloom, F.S. Kim, S.A. Jenekhe, D.C. PozzoMacromol.441038012011
7Protein aggregate structure under high pressureA.J. Jackson, D.J. McGillivrayChem. Comm.4714872011
8Reversible phase transitions within self-assembled fibrillar networks of (R)-18-(n-alkylamino)octadecan-7-ols in their carbon tetrachloride gelsV.A. Mallia, P.D. Butler, B. Sarkar, R. Weiss, K.T. HolmanJ Amer. Chem. Soc.13338150452011
9Small Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) characterization of electrically conducting polyaniline nanofiber/polyimide nanocomposites A.R. Hopkins, S.J. Tomczak, V. Vin, A.J. JacksonThin Solid Films520516172011
10The pore wall structure of porous semi-crystalline anatase TiO2M.H. Kim, J.M. Doh, S.C. Han, K.H. Chae, B.Y. Yu, K.T. Hong, A. Jackson, L.M. AnovitzJ Appl. Cryst.44612382011

2010 Publications

#Article TitleAuthorsJournal TitleVolumeIssuePage NumberYear
1Analysis of nano-porosity in the St. Peter Sandstone Using (Ultra) Small Angle Neutron ScatteringL.M. Anovitz, D.R. Cole, G. Rother, J.W. Valley, A. JacksonGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta7412 S1A262010
2Design of nonaqueous polymer gels with broad temperature performance: Impact of solvent quality and processing conditionsR.A. Mrozek, P.J. Cole, S.M. Cole, J.L. Schroeder, D.A. Schneider, R.C. Hedden, J.L. LenhartJ Mater. Res.25611052010
3Direct Observation of Flow-Concentration Coupling in a Shear-Banding FluidM.E. Helgeson, L. Porcar, C. Lopez-Barron, N.J. WagnerPhys. Rev. Lett.10580845012010
4Highly Conductive Multifunctional Graphene Polycarbonate NanocompositesM. Yoonessi, J.R. GaierACS Nano41272112010
5Measurement of Porosity in a Composite High Explosive as a Function of Pressing Conditions by Ultra-Small-Angle Neutron Scattering with Contrast VariationJ.T. Mang, R.P. Hjelm, E.G. FrancoisProp., Explos., Pyrotech.35172010
6Monitoring Phase Behavior of Sub- and Supercritical CO2 Confined in Porous Fractal Silica with 85% PorosityY.B. Melnichenko, H. Mayama, G. Cheng, T. BlachLangmuir269378312010
7Multifunctional Polyurea Aerogels from Isocyanates and Water. A Structure-Property Case StudyN. Leventis, C. Sotiriou-Leventis, N. Chandrasekaran, S. Mulik, Z.J. Larimore, H. Lu, G. Churu, J.T. MangChem. Mater.222466922010
8Neutron scattering study of internal void structure in RDXC.A. Stoltz, B.P. Mason, J. HooperJ Appl. Phys.107101035272010
9Shear-Induced Nanometer and Micrometer Structural Responses in Nanocomposite HydrogelsE. Loizou, L. Porcar, P. Schexnailder, G. Schmidt, P. ButlerMacromol.43210412010
10Small Angle Scattering Model for Pickering Emulsions and Raspberry Particles K. Larson-Smith, A. Jackson, D.C. PozzoJ Coll. & Interface Sci.3431362010
11Study of Enzymatic Digestion of Cellulose by Small Angle Neutron ScatteringM.S. Kent, G. Cheng, J.K. Murton, E.L. Carles, D.C. Dibble, F. Zendejas, M.A. Rodriquez, H. Tran, B. Holmes, B.A. Simmons, B. Knierim, M. Auer, J.L. Banuelos, J. Urquidi, R.P. HjelmBiomacromol.1123572010
12The effects of TATB ratchet growth on PBX 9502D.G. Thompson, G.W. Brown, B. Olinger, J.T. Mang, B. Patterson, R. DeLuca, S. HagelbergProp., Explos., Pyrotech.3565072010
13USANS Study of Porosity and Water Content in Sponge-Like Hydrogels M.A. Iannuzzi, R. Reber, D.M. Lentz, J. Zhao, L. Ma, R.C. HeddenPolymer51920492010

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