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[photo: Structural distortions about a calcium vacancy in calcite]
[photo: Structural distortions about a calcium vacancy in calcite]

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  • Alam, T.M., Nelson, N.S., Wheeler, J.S., Spoerke, E.D., Cygan, R.T., and Ingersoll, D. (2015) Exploring the role of phosphate structural distortions on the sodium jump dynamics in NASICON phases. In C. K. Chan et al., Eds. Next Generation Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion Systems—Synthesis, Processing, Characterization and Manufacturing, Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 17773, 1-6. [PDF]
  • Greathouse, J.A. and Cygan, R.T. (2008) Molecular simulations of gas hydrates: Predictions of structure, stability, and vibrational behavior. Sixth International Conference on Gas Hydrates, p. 1-6, Vancouver. [PDF]
  • Johnson, K.J., Fein, J.B., and Cygan, R.T. (2004) Molecular simulations of metal-bacteria systems. Proceedings of the Water-Rock Interaction Symposium, 11, p. 1-4.
  • Randall, J.D., O’Donnell, E., Veblen, L.A., Davis, J.A., and Cygan, R.T. (2004) The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s sorption-modeling research program. Proceedings of the Waste Management Conference, WM’04, 70-2. [PDF]
  • Cygan, R.T., Anderson, H.L., Arthur, S.E., Brady, P.V., Jová Colón, C.F., Liang, J.-J., Lindgren, E.R., Siegel, M.D., Teter, D.M., Westrich, H.R., and Zhang, P. (2001) Toward an accurate model of metal sorption in soils. In M.E. Wacks, Ed. Proceedings of the Waste Management Conference, WM’01, p. 43-30. [PDF]
  • Kalinichev, A.G., Wang, J., Kirkpatrick, R.J., and Cygan, R.T. (2001) Molecular dynamics simulation of layered double hydroxides. In P.T. Cummings, and P.R. Westmoreland, Eds. Foundations of Molecular Modeling and Simulation, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Molecular Modeling and Simulation, 97, p. 251-255. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. [PDF]
  • Wright, K., Cygan, R.T., and Slater, B. (2001) Atomistic simulations of the (1014) surface of carbonate minerals. In J. de Yoreo, W. Casey, A. Malkin, E. Vlieg, and M. Ward, Eds. Morphololgy and Dynamics of Crystal Surfaces in Complex Molecular Systems, 620, p. M2.2.1-M2.2.6. Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh. [PDF]
  • Westrich, H.R., Anderson, H.L., Arthur, S.E., Brady, P.V., Cygan, R.T., Liang, J.-J., Zhang, P., and Yee, N. (2000) Prediction of metal sorption in soils. Proceedings of the Waste Management Conference, WM’00, p. 1-12.  [PDF]
  • Arthur, S.E., Brady, P.V., Cygan, R.T., Anderson, H.L., Westrich, H.R., and Nagy, K.L. (1999) Irreversible sorption of contaminants during ferrihydrite transformation. Proceedings of the Waste Management Conference, WM’99, p. 1-14. [PDF]
  • Cygan, R.T., Westrich, H.R., and Doughty, D.H. (1998) Molecular dynamics study of lithium diffusion in lithium-manganese spinel cathode materials. In D.S. Ginley et al., Ed. Materials for Electrochemical Storage and Conversion II-Batteries, Capacitors and Fuel Cells, p. 109-114. Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh. [PDF]
  • Westrich, H.R., Brady, P.V., Cygan, R.T., Gruenhagen, S.E., Nagy, K.L., and Anderson, H.L. (1998) Cs, Sr, and Ba sorption on clays and Fe-oxides. Proceedings of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, 19, 1-4, 16-23. [PDF]
  • Nagy, K.L., Cygan, R.T., Scotto, C.S., Brinker, C.J., and Ashley, C.S. (1997) Use of coupled passivants and consolidants on calcite mineral surfaces. In P.B. Vandiver et al., Ed. Material Issues in Art and Archaeology V, p. 301-306. Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh. [PDF]
  • Westrich, H.R., Brady, P.V., Cygan, R.T., Nagy, K.L., and Anderson, H.L. (1997) Metal sorption on kaolinite. Proceedings of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conferences, 18, p. 2-12. [PDF]
  • Cygan, R.T., Westrich, H.R., and Doughty, D.H. (1995) Ionic modeling of lithium manganese spinel materials for use in rechargeable batteries. In D.H. Doughty et al., Ed. Materials for Electrochemical Storage and Conversion-Batteries, Capacitors and Fuel Cells, p. 113-118. Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh. [PDF]
  • Levy, S.C., Lagasse, R.R., Cygan, R.T., and Voigt, J.A. (1995) Lithium ion rechargeable systems studies. In A.S. Wolsky, Ed. Proceedings of the Twelfth International Seminar on Primary and Secondary Battery Technology and Application, 12, p. 1-5. Ansum Enterprises, Boco Raton.
  • Westrich, H.R., Cygan, R.T., Brady, P.V., Nagy, K.L., Anderson, H.L., Kim, Y., and Kirkpatrick, R.J. (1995) The sorption behavior of Cs and Cd onto oxide and clay surfaces. Proceedings of the Waste Management Conference, WM’95, p. 24-4. [PDF]
  • Assink, R.A., Boslough, M.B., and Cygan, R.T. (1994) Characterization of amorphous material in shocked quartz by NMR spectroscopy. In S.C. Schmidt et al., Eds. High Pressure Science and Technology-1993, p. 383-386. American Institute of Physics, New York.
  • Boslough, M.B., Cygan, R.T., Assink, R.A., and Kirkpatrick, R.J. (1994) NMR characterization of shocked quartz. In M. Kamo et al., Ed. Proceedings of the NIRIM International Symposium on Advanced Materials ’94, p. 211-216. National Institute for Research.
  • Cygan, R.T., Boslough, M.B., and Kirkpatrick, R.J. (1994) NMR spectroscopic examination of shocked sandstone from Meteor Crater, Arizona. In S.C. Schmidt et al., Eds. High-Pressure Science and Technology-1993, p. 807-810. American Institute of Physics, New York.
  • Cygan, R.T., Boslough, M.B., and Kirkpatrick, R.J. (1992) NMR spectroscopy of experimentally shocked quartz and plagioclase feldspar powders. In G. Ryder and V.L. Sharpton, Eds. Proceedings of the 22nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 22, p. 127-136. Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston.
  • Cygan, R.T., Boslough, M.B., and Kirkpatrick, R.J. (1992) NMR spectroscopy of experimentally shocked silicate minerals. In S.C. Schmidt et al., Eds. Shock Compression of Condensed Matter-1991, p. 633-636. North-Holland, Amsterdam.
  • Cygan, R.T., Boslough, M.B., and Kirkpatrick, R.J. (1990) Experimentally shocked quartz, NMR spectroscopy, and shock wave barometry. In S.C. Schmidt et al., Eds. Shock Compression of Condensed Matter-1989, p. 653-656. North-Holland, Amseterdam.
  • Cygan, R.T., Boslough, M.B., and Kirkpatrick, R.J. (1990) NMR spectroscopy of experimentally shocked quartz: Shock wave barometry. In V.L. Sharpton and G. Ryder, Eds. Proceedings of the 20th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 20, p. 451-457. Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston.
  • Boslough, M.B. and Cygan, R.T. (1988) Shock-enhanced dissolution of silicate minerals and chemical weathering on planetary surfaces. In G. Ryder, Ed. Proceedings of the 18th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 18, p. 443-453. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Boslough, M.B., Cygan, R.T., Venturini, E.L., Morosin, B., and Williamson, D.L. (1988) Shock-chemistry in natural materials and evolution of planetary surfaces. In S.C. Schmidt and N.C. Holmes, Eds. Shock Waves in Condensed Matter-1987, p. 381-386. North-Holland, Amseterdam.
  • Boslough, M.B., Cygan, R.T., Venturini, E.G., Morosin, B., and Williamson, D.L. (1987) Shock-chemistry in natural materials and evolution of planetary surfaces. In S.C. Schmidt and M.C. Holmes, Eds. Proceedings of the APS 1987 Topical Conference on Shock Waves in Condensed Matter, p. 1-6. North-Holland, Amsterdam.