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  1. Somayeh Nassiri, Ananya Markandeya, Md Mostofo Haider, Antonio Valencia, Milena Rangelov, Hui Li, Aaron Halsted, David Bollinger, John McCloy, “Technical and Environmental Assessment of Hydrothermally Synthesized Foshagite and Tobermorite-like Crystals as Fibrillar C-S-H Seeds in Cementitious Materials,” Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials, 12(10), 1181-1204 (2023).
  2. Malin C. J. Dixon Wilkins, M. C. Stennett, J. S. McCloy, C. L. Corkhill, “Solid solubility in the CeTi2O6 – CeTiNbO6 system: a multi-element X-ray spectroscopic study,” MRS Advances, 8(6), 267-273 (2023).
  3. John S. McCloy, Nicholas Stone-Weiss, David L. Bollinger, “Caustic scrubber waste converted to aluminosilicates: structures determined by nuclear magnetic resonance,” MRS Advances, 8(6), 261-266 (2023).
  4. Xinyi Xu, Rajan Saini, E. Koray Akdoğan, John S. McCloy, Ashutosh Goel, “Corrosion behavior of MonofraxTM K-3 refractory in borosilicate-based model low activity waste glass melts,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 106(6), 3375-3395 (2023).
  5. Sjöblom, R., E. Hjärthner-Holdar, C.I. Pearce, E. Ogenhall, J.S. McCloy, J. Marcial, E.P. Vicenzi, M.J. Schweiger, and A.A. Kruger, “The vitrified wall of Broborg hillfort in Uppland, Sweden – Response to the comments by Mr. Anders Bornfalk Back,” Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 48, 103905, (2023).
  6. Anjali Yadav, Saehwa Chong, Brian J. Riley, John S. McCloy, Ashutosh Goel “Iodine capture by Ag-loaded solid sorbents followed by Ag recycling and iodine immobilization: An end-to-end process,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 62(8), 3635-3646 (2023),
  7. Bethany E. Matthews, James J. Neeway, Lorena Nava Farias, José Marcial, Bruce W. Arey, Jennifer Soltis, Libor Kovarik, Michael J. Schweiger, Nathan Canfield, Tamas Varga, Mark E. Bowden, Jamie L. Weaver, John S. McCloy,  Rolf Sjöblom, Eva Hjärthner-Holdar, Mia Englund, Erik Ogenhall, Edward P. Vicenzi, Claire L. Corkhill, Clare Thorpe, Russell J. Hand, David K. Peeler, Carolyn I. Pearce, Albert A. Kruger, “Micro- and Nanoscale Surface Analysis of Late Iron Age Glass from Broborg, a Vitrified Swedish Hillfort,” Microscopy and Microanalysis, 29(1), 50-68 (2023).
  8. José Marcial, Maria Rita Cicconi, Carolyn Pearce, Jaroslav Kloužek, James Neeway, Richard Pokorný, Miroslava Vernerova, John McCloy, Emily Taapke Nienhuis, Rolf Sjöblom, Russell Hand, Pavel Hrma, Daniel R. Neuville, Albert A. Kruger, “Effect of network connectivity on behavior of synthetic Broborg Hillfort glasses”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 106(3), 1716-1731 (2023).
  9. John M. Bussey, Marc H. Weber, Natalie J. Smith-Gray, Jessica J. Sly, John S. McCloy, “Examining Phase Separation and Crystallization in Glasses with X-Ray nano-Computed Tomography,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 600, 121987, (2023).


  1. John McCloy & Sophie Schuller, “Vitrification of wastes: from unwanted to controlled crystallization, a review,” Comptes Rendus Géoscience, 354(S1), 121-160 (2022).
  2. Natalie Smith-Gray, John Bussey, John McCloy, “Microstructural Examination of Interactions between Chromia-Based Refractory and Nuclear Glass in a Melter,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 105(12), 7760-7769 (2022).
  3. Irmak Sargin, John McCloy, Scott Beckman, “Multivariate Analysis: An essential for studying complex glasses,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 105(12), 7196-7210 (2022).
  4. Natalie Smith-Gray, Nicholas Stone-Weiss, Sam Karcher, Jonathan Evarts, Jessica Erickson, John Bussey, John McCloy, “The S Solubility of Cr and Al Containing Simulated Low-Active Waste Glass,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 597, 121924 (2022).
  5. Lauren Likes, Ananya Markandeya, Md Mostofa Haider, David Bollinger, John McCloy, Somayeh Nassiri, “Recycled Concrete and Brick Powders with Low Reactivity as Supplements to Portland Cement for More Sustainable Concrete” Journal of Cleaner Production, 364, 132651 (2022).
  6. Edward P Vicenzi, Thomas Lam, Jamie Weaver, Andrew Herzing, John McCloy, Rolf Sjöblom, Carolyn Pearce, “Major to Trace Element Imaging and Analysis of Iron Age Glasses Using Stage Scanning in The Analytical Dual Beam Microscope (tandem),” Heritage Science, 10(1), 90 (2022).
  7. Samuel Karcher, Ritesh Mohun, Travis Olds, Marc Weber, Kyle Kriegsman, Xiaodong Zhao, Xiaofeng Guo, Claire Corkhill, David Field, John McCloy, “­Benefits of using multiple Raman laser wavelengths for characterizing defects in UO2Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 53(5), 988-1002.
  8. Rolf Sjöblom, Eva Hjärthner-Holder, Erik Ogenhall, Carolyn I. Pearce, José Marcial, Jamie L. Weaver, John S. McCloy, Edward P. Vicenzi, Michael J. Schweiger, Albert A. Kruger, “Assessment of the reason for the vitrification of a wall at a hillfort. The example of Broborg in Sweden,” Journal of Archaeological Science-Reports, 43, 103459 (2022).
  9. Andrew C. Strzelecki, Yang Ren, Saehwa Chong, Brian J. Riley, Hongwu Xu, John S. McCloy, Xiaofeng Guo “Structure and Thermodynamics of Calcium Rare Earth Silicate Oxyapatites, Ca2RE8(SiO4)6O2 (RE = Pr, Tb, Ho, Tm),” Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 49(5), 13 (2022).
  10. Nikhila Balasubramanya, Zhenxuan Sun, Mostafa Ahmadzadeh, Saeed Kamali, Daniel Neuville, John S. McCloy, Ashutosh Goel, “Impact of non-framework cation mixing on the structure and crystallization behavior of iron-rich model high-level waste glasses,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 105(6), 3967-3985 (2022).
  11. David Bollinger, Jessica Erickson, John Bussey, John McCloy, “Process Optimization of Caustic Scrubber and Iodine-129 Immobilization in Sodalite-based Waste forms,” MRS Advances, 7(5), 110-116 (2022).
  12. Arumala Josiah Lere-Adams, Nicholas Stone-Weiss, David L. Bollinger, John S. McCloy, “Scoping Studies for Low-Temperature Melting ZnO-Bi2O3-(B2O3, SiO2) Binder Glass,” MRS Advances, 7(5), 90-94 (2022).
  13. Marc H. Weber, John S McCloy; Corey R. Halverson, Sam E. Karcher, Ritesh Mohun, Claire L. Corkhill, “Characterization of vacancy type defects in irradiated UO2 and CeO2,” MRS Advances, 7(7), 123-127 (2022).
  14. Rajan Saini, Saurabh Kapoor, Daniel R. Neuville, Randall E. Youngman, Bianca Cerrutti, John S. McCloy, Hellmut Eckert, Ashutosh Goel, “Correlating sulfur solubility with short–to–intermediate-range ordering in the structure of borosilicate glasses,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 126(1), 655-674 (2002).


  1. David L. Bollinger, Jessica Erickson, Nicholas Stone-Weiss, Josiah Lere-Adams, Sam Karcher, Idil Deniz Akin, John S. McCloy, “Structure of amorphous aluminosilicates obtained from mineral transformation: potential path for partial remediation of alkaline bauxite residues,” Environmental Advances, 6, 100136 (2021).
  2. Lere-Adams, A.J., M. Ahmadzadeh, N. Smith-Gray, D. Bollinger, S. Boroughs, and J.S. McCloy, “In situ crystallization and magnetic measurement of hexaferrite glass-ceramics,” AIP Advances, 11(3), 035318 (2021).
  3. Kindle, M., Y. Cha, J.S. McCloy, and M.-K. Song, “Alternatives to Cobalt: Vanadate Glass and Glass-Ceramic Structures as Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries,” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 9(2), 629-638 (2021).
  4. José Marcial, Yuanpeng Zhang, Xiaodong Zhao, Hongwu Xu, Adel Mesbah, Emily Nienhuis, Stephanie Szenknect, Joerg Neuefeind, Jian Lin, Liang Qi, A. A. Migdisov, Rodney Ewing, Nicolas Dacheux, J. S. McCloy, and Xiaofeng Guo, “Thermodynamic non-ideality and disorder heterogeneity in actinide silicate solid solutions” npj Materials Degradation, 5(1), 34 (2021).
  5. Emily Nienhuis, Natalie Smith-Gray, Gabriel Cocking, José Marcial, Yingcheng Zhang, Mostafa Ahmadzadeh, Ashutosh Goel, John McCloy, “A Comparative Study on the Effect of Zr, Sn, and Ti on the Crystallization Behavior of Nepheline Glass,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 569, 120970 (2021).
  6. Natalie Smith-Gray, Irmak Sargin, Scott Beckman, John McCloy, “Machine learning to predict refractory corrosion during nuclear waste vitrification,” MRS Advances, 6(4), 131-137 (2021).
  7. Natalie Smith-Gray, Jason Lonergan, John McCloy, “Chromium and vanadium incorporation in sulfate-containing sodium aluminoborosilicate glass,” MRS Advances, 6(4), 138-148 (2021).
  8. Marc H. Weber, Sam Karcher, Ritesh Mohun, Claire Corkhill, John McCloy, “Assessment of Positrons for Defect Studies in CeO2 Materials,” MRS Advances, 6(4), 119-124 (2021).
  9. E. T. Nienhuis, M. Tuheen, J. Du, and J.S. McCloy, “In situ pair distribution function analysis of crystallizing Fe-silicate melts,” Journal of Materials Science, 56, 5637–5657 (2021).
  10. J. S. McCloy, J. Marcial, J.S. Clarke, M. Ahmadzadeh, J.A. Wolff, E.P. Vicenzi, D.L. Bollinger, E. Ogenhall, M. Englund, C.I. Pearce, R. Sjöblom, and A.A. Kruger, “Reproduction of melting behavior for vitrified hillforts based on amphibolite, granite, and basalt lithologies,” Scientific Reports, 11(1), 1272 (2021).
  11. Saehwa Chong, Brian J. Riley, Emily T. Nienhuis, Dongjin Lee, John S. McCloy, “Syntheses and crystal structures of rare-earth oxyapatites Ca2RE8(SiO4)6O2 (RE = Pr, Tb, Ho, Tm),” Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 51(3), 293-300 (2021).


  1.  Jared O. Kroll, Brian J. Riley, John S. McCloy, and Jacob A. Peterson, “Sol-gel synthesis of iodosodalite and subsequent consolidation with a glass binder made from oxides and sol-gel routes,” Journal of SolGel Science and Technology, 96: 564–575 (2020).
  2. Emily Nienhuis, José Marcial, Thibaut Robine, Charles Le Losq, Daniel R. Neuville, Martin C. Stennett, Neil C. Hyatt, John S. McCloy, “Effect of Ti4+ on the Structure of Nepheline (NaAlSiO4) Glass,” Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 290, 333-351 (2020),
  3. J. Zhao, E.T. Nienhuis, J.S. McCloy, and J. Du, “Structures of fluoride containing aluminosilicate low activity nuclear waste glasses: A molecular dynamics simulations study,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 550, 120379 (2020).
  4. Hua Chen, José Marcial, Mostafa Ahmadzadeh, Deepak Patil, John McCloy, “Partitioning of rare earths in multiphase nuclear waste glass-ceramics: implications for original glass structure,” International Journal of Applied Glass Science, i11(4), 660-675 (2020),
  5. Irmak Sargin, Charmayne Lonergan, John Vienna, John McCloy, Scott Beckman, “A Data-driven Approach for Predicting Nepheline Crystallization in High-Level Waste Glasses,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 103(9), 4913-4924 (2020).
  6. M. Ahmadzadeh, A. Scrimshire, L. Mottram, M. Stennett, N. Hyatt, P. A. Bingham, J. S. McCloy, “Structure of NaFeSiO4, NaFeSi2O6, and NaFeSi3O8 glasses and glass-ceramics,” American Mineralogist, 105:1375-1384 (2020).
  7. J. Marcial, O.K. Neill, M. Newville, J.V. Crum, and J. McCloy, “Effect of cooling profile on crystalline phases, oxidation state, and chemical partitioning of complex glasses,” MRS Advances, 5(11), 569-579 (2020).
  8. J. Lonergan, C. Lonergan, J. Silverstein, P. Cholsaipant, and J. McCloy, “Thermal Properties of Sodium Borosilicate Glasses as a Function of Sulfur Content,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 103, 3610-3619 (2020),
  9. Mostafa Ahmadzadeh, Cristina García-Lasanta, Bernard Housen, John S. McCloy, “Archaeomagnetic dating of vitrified Broborg hillfort in southeast Uppsala, Sweden,” Journal of Archaeological Science Reports, 31, 102311 (2020).
  10. E. T. Nienhuis and J.S. McCloy, “Low Temperature Sequential Melting and Anion Retention in Simplified Low Activity Waste,” MRS Advances 5(5-6), 195-206 (2020).
  11. Travis A. Olds, Samuel E. Karcher, Kyle W. Kriegsman, Xiaofeng Guo, John S. McCloy, “Oxidation and anion lattice defect signatures of hypostoichiometric lanthanide-doped UO2Journal of Nuclear Materials 530, 151959 (2020).
  12. Muad Saleh, Saketh Kakkireni, John McCloy, Kelvin Lynn, “Improved Nd distribution in Czochralski grown YAG crystals by implementation of the accelerated crucible rotation technique,” Optical Materials Express 10(2), 632-644 (2020).
  13. L. R. Khanal, M. Ahmadzadeh, J.S. McCloy, and Y. Qiang, “Relationship between Nanostructure-Magnetic Property Induced by Temperature for Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Vacuum, Ar and O2 Environments,” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 498, 166158 (2019).


  1. Ke Xu, Marc Weber, Yue Cao,Weilin Jiang, Danny Edwards, Brad Johnson, John McCloy, “Ion irradiation induced changes in defects of iron thin films: electron microscopy and positron annihilation spectroscopy,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, 526, 151774 (2019).
  2. Chuck Soderquist, Jamie Weaver, Herman Cho, Bruce McNamara, Sergey Sinkov, John McCloy, “Properties of Pertechnic Acid,” Inorganic Chemistry, 58(20), 14015-14023 (2019).
  3. Emily T Nienhuis, Muad Saleh, José Marcial, Kyle Kriegsman, Jason Lonergan, Andrew S Lipton, Xiaofeng Guo, John S. McCloy, “Structural Characterization of ZnSO4-K2SO4-NaCl Glasses” Journal of Non-crystalline Solids, 524, 119639.
  4. John McCloy, “Frontiers in Natural and Un-natural Glasses:  An Interdisciplinary Dialogue and Review,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids: X, 4, 100035,
  5. Ashutosh Goel, John S. McCloy, Richard Pokorny, Albert A. Kruger, “Challenges with Vitrification of Hanford High-Level Waste (HLW) to Borosilicate Glass – An overview” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids: X 4, 100033 (2019).
  6. J.S. McCloy, B.J. Riley, J. Crum, J. Marcial, J.T. Reiser, K. Kruska, J.A. Peterson, D.R. Neuville, D.S. Patil, M. Saleh, K.E. Barnsley, and J.V. Hanna, “Crystallization Study of Rare Earth and Molybdenum Containing Nuclear Waste Glass Ceramics,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 102(9), 5149-5163 (2019),
  7. E. Nienhuis, M. Saleh, J. McCloy, “Structural Characterization of Ternary Salt Melts for Low Activity Waste Applications,” MRS Advances, 4(17-18), 1045-1056 (2019).
  8. J. McCloy, J. Marcial, D. Patil, M. Saleh, M. Ahmadzadeh, H. Chen, J.V. Crum, B.J. Riley, H. Kamat, A. Bréhault, A. Goel, K.E. Barnsley, J.V. Hanna, P. Rajbhandari, C.L. Corkhill, R.J. Hand, and N.C. Hyatt, “Glass structure and crystallization in boro-alumino-silicate glasses containing rare earth and transition metal cations: a US-UK collaborative program,” MRS Advances, 4(17-18), 1029-1043 (2019).
  9. J. McCloy, J. Marcial, B.J. Riley, J. Neuefeind, J. Crum, D. Patil, “Method Development for High Temperature In-Situ Neutron Diffraction Measurements of Glass Crystallization on Cooling from Melt,” MRS Advances, 4(17-18), 1009-1019 (2019).
  10. M. Kindle, S. Kmiec, I. d’Anciães Almeida Silva, H. Eckert, S.W. Martin, M.-K. Song, and J.S. McCloy, “Structural properties of alumina-doped lithium borovanadate glasses and glass-ceramics,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 521, 119551 (2019).
  11. Jonathan Moore, Emily Nienhuis, Mostafa Ahmadzadeh, John McCloy, “Synthesis of Greigite (Fe3S4) Nanoparticles via a Hydrothermal Method,” AIP Advances, 9(3), 035012 (2019).
  12. Muad Saleh, Kelvin Lynn, Luiz Jacobsohn, John McCloy, “Luminescence of Undoped Commercial ZnS Crystals: Evidence on the Role of Impurities using Photoluminescence and Electrical Transient Spectroscopy,” Journal of Applied Physics, 125(7), 075702 (2019).
  13. J. Marcial, M. Saleh, D. Watson, S. W. Martin, C. L. Crawford, J. McCloy, “Boron-speciation and Aluminosilicate Crystallization in Alkali Boroaluminosilicate Glasses along the NaAl1-xBxSiO4 and LiAl1-xBxSiO4 joins,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 506, 58-67 (2019).
  14. J. Marcial and J. McCloy, “Role of short range order on crystallization of tectosilicate glasses: A diffraction study,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 505, 131-143 (2019).
  15. A. Deshkar, M. Ahmadzadeh, A. Scrimshire, E. Han, P.A. Bingham, D. Guillen, J. McCloy, A. Goel, “Dependence of crystallization on composition and heating atmosphere in iron-containing model nuclear waste glasses,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 102(3), 1101-1121 (2019).


  1. M. Ahmadzadeh, T.A. Olds, A. Scrimshire, P.A. Bingham, and J.S. McCloy, “Structure and properties of Na5FeSi4O12 crystallized from 5Na2O-Fe2O3-8SiO2 glass,” Acta Crystallographica Section C, 74(12), 1595-1602 (2018).
  2. D. Patil, M. Konale, M. Gabel, O.K. Neill, J.V. Crum, A. Goel, M.C. Stennett, N.C. Hyatt, and J.S. McCloy, “Impact of rare earth ion size on the phase evolution of MoO3-containing aluminoborosilicate glass-ceramics,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, 510, 539-550, (2018).
  3. M. Ahmadzadeh, A. Scrimshire, P.A. Bingham, and J. McCloy, “Structural Role of Iron in Nepheline-based Aluminosilicates for Nuclear Waste Applications,” Proc. Waste Management WM2018, 18192 (2018).
  4. J.L. Weaver, C.I. Pearce, B. Arey, M. Conroy, E.P. Vicenzi, R. Sjoblom, R.J. Koestler, P.T. DePriest, T.F. Lam, D.K. Peeler, J.S. McCloy, and A.A. Kruger, “Microscopic Identification of Micro-Organisms on Pre-Viking Swedish Hillfort Glass,” Microscopy and Microanalysis, 24(S1), 2136-2137 (2018).
  5. E.P. Vicenzi, C.I. Pearce, J.L. Weaver, J.S. McCloy, S. Wight, T. Lam, S. Whittaker, R. Sjoblom, D.K. Peeler, M.J. Schweiger, and A.A. Kruger, “Compositional Imaging and Analysis of Late Iron Age Glass from the Broborg Vitrified Hillfort, Sweden,” Microscopy and Microanalysis, 24(S1), 2134-2135 (2018).
  6. J. L. Weaver, C.I. Pearce, R. Sjöblom, J.S. McCloy, M. Miller, T. Varga, B.W. Arey, M.A. Conroy, D.K. Peeler, R.J. Koestler, P.T. DePriest, E.P. Vicenzi, E. Hjarthner‐Holdar, E. Ogenhall, and A.A. Kruger, “Pre‐Viking Swedish Hillfort Glass: A Prospective Long‐Term Alteration Analogue for Vitrified Nuclear Waste,” International Journal of Applied Glass Science, 9(4), 540-554 (2018).
  7. Saehwa Chong, Jacob Peterson, Brian Riley, Diana Tabada, Donald Wall, Claire L. Corkhill, John McCloy, “Glass-bonded iodosodalite waste form for immobilization of I-129,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, 504, 109-121 (2018).
  8. J. Nam, S. Chong, B. J. Riley, J. S. McCloy, “Iodosodalite Waste Forms from Low-Temperature Aqueous Process,” MRS Advances, 3(20), 1093-1103 (2018).
  9. J. L. Weaver, C. Soderquist, N. Washton, P. Gassman, E. Walter, M. Bowden, W. Lukens, and J.S. McCloy, “Challenges and Solutions for Handling and Characterizing Alkali-Tc-Oxide Salts,” MRS Advances, 3(21), 1191-1200 (2018).
  10. José Marcial, Joey Kabel, Muad Saleh, Yaqoot Shaharyar, Ashutosh Goel, John McCloy, “Structural dependence of crystallization in glasses along the nepheline (NaAlSiO4)-eucryptite (LiAlSiO4) join,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 101(7), 2840-2855 (2018).
  11. Jamie Weaver, Chuck Soderquist, Nathalie Wall, John McCloy, “Chemometric Analyses of XANES Data Collected on 99Tc Bearing Silicate Glasses,” Journal of Radiological & Nuclear Chemistry, 316(1), 17-27 (2018).
  12. Antoine Brehault, Deepak Patil, Randall Youngman, Lynn Thirion, John Mauro, Claire Corkhill, John McCloy, Ashutosh Goel, “Compositional dependence of solubility/retention of molybdenum oxides in aluminoborosilicate based model nuclear waste glasses,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 122(5), 1714-1729 (2018),
  13. Y. Cao, M. Ahmadzadeh, K. Xu, B. Dodrill, and J.S. McCloy, “Multiphase magnetic systems: Measurement and simulation,” Journal of Applied Physics, 123(2), 023902 (2018).
  14. M. Ahmadzadeh, C. Romero, and J. McCloy, “Magnetic analysis of commercial hematite, magnetite, and their mixtures,” AIP Advances, 8(5), 056807 (2018).


  1. Ke Xu, Daniel K. Schreiber, Bradley R. Johnson, John McCloy, “Effect of defects, magnetocrystalline anisotropy, and shape anisotropy on magnetic structure of iron thin films by magnetic force microscopy,” AIP Advances, 7(5), 056806 (2017).
  2. Jamie Weaver, Chuck Soderquist, Nancy Washton, Andrew S. Lipton, Paul Gassman, Wayne Lukens, Albert A. Kruger, Nathalie Wall, and John S. McCloy, “Chemical Trends in Solid Alkali Pertechnetates,” Inorganic Chemistry, 56(5), 2533-2544 (2017).
  3. Weaver,J.  C. Soderquist, P. Gassman, E. Walter, W. Lukens, and J.S. McCloy, “Synthesis and Characterization of 5- and 6- Coordinated Alkali Pertechnetates,” MRS Advances, 2(10), 525-542 (2017).
  4. J. McCloy and A. Goel, “Glass-Ceramics for Nuclear Waste Immobilization,” MRS Bulletin, 42(3), 233-240 (2017).
  5. Joelle T. Reiser, Benjamin P. Parruzot, Marc H. Weber,  Joseph V. Ryan, John S. McCloy, Nathalie A. Wall, “The Use of Positrons to Survey Alteration Layers on Synthetic Nuclear Waste Glasses,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, 490, 75-84 (2017).
  6. Saehwa Chong, Jacob Peterson, Junghune Nam, Brian Riley, John McCloy, “Synthesis and Characterization of Iodide Sodalite,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 100(5), 2273-2284 (2017).
  7. Mostafa Ahmadzadeh, José Marcial, John McCloy, “Structure and crystallization of iron-containing sodium aluminosilicate glasses in the NaAlSiO4-NaFeSiO4 join,” Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122(4), 2504-2524 (2017).
  8. Saleh, M., K.G. Lynn, and J.S. McCloy, “Evaluation of undoped ZnS single crystal materials for x-ray imaging applications,” Proceedings of SPIE 10179, 1017904 (2017).
  9. Ambar Deshkar, José Marcial, Scott A. Southern, Libor Kobera, David L. Bryce, John S. McCloy, Ashutosh Goel, “Understanding the structural origin of crystalline phase transformations in nepheline (NaAlSiO4) based alkali/alkaline-earth aluminosilicate glasses,” Journal of American Ceramic Society, 100(7), 2859-2878 (2017).
  10. Charles Cao, Saehwa Chong, Lynn Thirion, John C. Mauro, John S. McCloy, and Ashutosh Goel, “One pot synthesis of apatite waste forms for immobilization of radioactive iodine at ambient temperature,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 14331-14342,


  1. J. Marcial, J. Crum, O. K. Neill, J. S. McCloy, “Nepheline Structural and Chemical Dependence on Melt Composition,” American Mineralogist, 101, 266-276 (2016).
  2. B. Riley, J. Vienna, D. Strachan, J. McCloy, J. Jerden Jr., “Materials and Processes for the Effective Capture and Immobilization of Radioiodine: a Review,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, 470, 307-326 (2016).
  3. J. Marcial, J. Kabel, M. Saleh, Y. Shaharyar, A. Goel, J. McCloy, “Effect of B on Crystallization of Li and Na aluminosilicates,” Proc. Waste Management WM2016, 16323 (2016).
  4. S. Chong, J. Peterson, B. Riley, and J. McCloy, “Hydrothermal Synthesis and Analysis of Iodine-Containing Sodalite,” Proc. Waste Management WM2016, 16153 (2016).
  5. J. Weaver, J. McCloy, J. V. Ryan, A. A. Kruger, “Ensuring longevity: Ancient glasses help predict durability of vitrified nuclear waste,” American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 95(4), 18-23 (2016),
  6. M. Saleh, Y. Cao, D. Edwards, P. Ramuhalli, B. Johnson, J. McCloy, “Effects of Aging Time and Temperature of Fe-1wt.%Cu on Magnetic Barkhausen Noise and FORC,” AIP Advances, 6(5), 055935 (2016).
  7. Y. Shaharyar, J. Cheng, E. Han, A. Maron, J. Weaver, J. Marcial, J. McCloy, A. Goel, “Elucidating the effect of iron speciation (Fe2+/Fe3+) on crystallization kinetics of sodium aluminosilicate glasses,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 99(7), 2306-2315 (2016).
  8. R. Sjöblom, J. Weaver, D. Peeler, J. McCloy, A.A. Kruger, E. Ogenhall, and E. Hjärthner-Holdar, “Vitrified Hillforts As Anthropogenic Analogues For Nuclear Waste Glasses – Project Planning And Initiation,” International Journal of Sustainable Development, 11(6), 897-906 (2016).
  9. C. Z. Soderquist, E. C. Buck, J. S. McCloy, M. J. Schweiger, A. A. Kruger, “Formation of Technetium Salts in Hanford Low Activity Waste Glass,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 99(12), 3924–3931 (2016).
  10. Rahman, M.T., J. McCloy, C.V. Ramana, and R. Panat, “Structure, electrical characteristics, and high-temperature stability of aerosol jet printed silver nanoparticle films,” Journal of Applied Physics, 120(7), 075305 (2016).
  11. Marcial, M. Ahmadzadeh, J.S. McCloy, “Effect of Li, Fe, and B Addition on the Crystallization Behavior of Sodium Aluminosilicate Glasses as Analogues for Hanford High Level Waste Glasses,” MRS Advances, 2(10), 549-555 (2016).


  1. Y. Cao, K. Xu, W. Jiang, T. Droubay, P. Ramuhalli, D. Edwards, B. Johnson, J. McCloy, “Hysteresis in single and polycrystalline iron thin films: major and minor loops, first order reversal curves, and Preisach modeling,” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 395, 361-375 (2015).
  2. Li, K. Xu, S. Hu, J. Suter, D. Schreiber, P. Ramuhalli, B. Johnson, J. McCloy, “Computational and Experimental Investigations of Magnetic Domain Structures in Patterned Magnetic Thin Films,” Journal of Physics D, 48 305001 (2015).
  3. J. S. McCloy, N. Washton, P. Gassman, J.Marcial, Jamie Weaver, R. Kukkadapu, “Nepheline crystallization in boron-rich alumino-silicate glasses as investigated by multi-nuclear NMR, Raman, & Mössbauer spectroscopies,” Journal of Non-crystalline Solids, 409, 149-165 (2015).
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