Dr. Joseph A Nuth

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Dr. Joseph A Nuth

  • (AST, EARTH BIOSPHERE STUDIES)
  • 301.286.9467 | 301.286.1683
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 691
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Research Interests

    Photochemistry; XRF and Electron Microprobe Analysis of Geochemical Materials; High Temperature Chemistry, Nucleation Phenomena; Circumstellar, Interstellar and Interplanetary Dust; Microgravity Science, Meteoritics

    Education

    1975 - B.S. (Astronomy) - University of Maryland
    1975 - B.S. (Chemistry) - University of Maryland
    1977 - M.S. (Geochemistry) - University of Maryland
    1982 - Ph.D. (Chemistry) - University of Maryland

    Positions/Employment

    2008 - Present

    Senior Scientist for Primitive Bodies

    NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center
    2005 - 2008

    Chief, Astrochemistry Laboratory Solar System Exploration Division

    NASA , Goddard Space Flight Center
    1990 - 2005

    Supervisory Astrophysicist, Astrochemistry Branch Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics

    NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center
    1994 - 1996

    Discipline Scientist Planetary Materials and Geochemistry Program (now the Cosmochemistry Program)

    NASA, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC
    1989 - 1993

    Discipline Scientist Origins of Solar Systems Research Program

    NASA, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC
    1986 - 1990

    Astrophysicist, Astrochemistry Branch Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics

    NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center
    1985 - 1986

    Senior Visiting Scientist, Chemistry Department

    University of Maryland, College Park, MD
    1984 - 1985

    NAS/NRC Research Management Associate Solar System Exploration Division

    NASA, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC
    1978 - 1981

    Research Assistant, Physics and Astronomy

    University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    Professional Societies

    American Chemical Society & Division of Colloid and Surface Science Chemical Society of Washington , 2011 - Present
    American Astronomical Society, 2011 - Present
    International Astronomical Union & IAU Commissions 15, 22 and 34 , 2011 - Present
    Meteoritical Society, 2011 - Present
    Sigma XI, 2011 - Present

    Awards

    NASA Group Achievement Award-Astrobiology Roadmap Team (2009)

    Elected a Fellow of the Meteoritical Society (2004)

    Outstanding Management Award (1st Level & Group/Team Leader) NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (1999)

    Excellence in Federal Career Award - Outstanding Supervisor, GS-13 & above - Baltimore Federal Executive Board (1997)

    Editor's Letter of Commendation from Icarus (1990)

    Other Professional Information

    Community Service:

    Gordon Research Conference on The Origins of Solar Systems:  Vice-Chair, 2003: Chair, 2005

    Member of the Counsel, Gordon Research Conferences, 2005-2007

    ExoMars Payload Confirmation Review Board, 2007, 2009

    Member "Comité de Visite" of the Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, 2008

    Special Experience

    NASA Headquarters Review and Advisory Panels:

    Astrophysics Supporting Research and Technology Review Team 2011

    Astronomy & Physics R & A Panel: Dust & Ices Subpanel-chair 2008

    Astrobiology Science, Technology and Instrument Development: Chair, 2005-6, 8

    Astrobiology Science, Technology and Instrument Development: Panel, 2001-4

    Astrobiology Science and Technology for Exploration of Planets: Panel 2002 – 2004

    Cosmochemistry Review Panel: Chair, 1997 - 1999

    Exobiology Review Panel, Co-Chair, 2011

    Exobiology Review Panel, 2003 - 2005

    Origins of Solar Systems: Chair, 1999 – 2001; 2003 – 2004; 2011; Cosmochemistry Sub-Chair 2008, 2010

    Sample Return Laboratory Instrument Development Analysis Program: Chair, 2000 – 2008

    Laboratory Analysis of Returned Samples Program: Chair, 2009 - 2011

    Special Review of the Lunar & Planetary Institute: Chair, 1999 – 2003; 2005; 2006

    Stardust DAP: Chair, 2008

    NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Award Review: 2011

    NASA Centennial Challenge Program Committee 2010

    Urey and MOMA Independent Panel Review, 2008

    NASA Lunar Science Institute Review Panel, 2008

    Cosmochemistry MOWG: 1997 – 2011

    Origins of Solar Systems MOWG: 1998 – 2002

    Towards Other Planetary Systems: Science Working Group: 1988 - 1992

    Goddard Space Flight Center:

    Goddard Chemical Safety Subcommittee: 1990 – 1995

    Review Committee: Promotion Criteria for Scientists and Engineers: 2000 - 2001

    Quality of Work Life Committee: 2004 – 2005

    Deputy Director, Goddard Center for Astrobiology, 2003 – present.

    Project Scientist: Discovery Program OSIRIS 2007-8, and Phase A Concept Study

    Project Scientist: New Frontiers Program OSIRIS REx 2010-11, Phase A Concept Study

    Deputy Project Scientist: New Frontiers Program OSIRIS REx 2011 - present

    Project Scientist: Discovery Program Comet Hopper 2010; and Phase A Concept Study

    Publications

    Refereed

    Kimura, Y., J. A. Nuth, K. Tsukamoto, and C. Kaito. 2011. "Laboratory annealing experiments of refractory silicate grain analogs using differential scanning calorimetry." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 46: 92 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01143.x]

    Paquette, J. A., F. T. Ferguson, and J. A. Nuth. 2011. "A Model of Silicate Grain Nucleation and Growth in Circumstellar Outflows." The Astrophysical Journal, 732: 62 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1088/0004-637X/732/2/62]

    Kimura, Y., J. A. Nuth, N. M. Johnson, et al. K. D. Farmer, K. P. Roberts, and S. R. Hussaini. 2010. "Synthesis of stacked-cup carbon nanotubes in a metal free low temperature system." Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 3: 4 - 10.

    Jones, A. P., and J. A. Nuth. 2010. "Dust destruction in the ISM: a re-evaluation of dust lifetimes." Astronomy and Astrophysics, 530: A44.

    Abreu, N. M., F. Rietmeijer, and J. A. Nuth. 2010. "Understanding the Mechanisms of Formation of NanoSulfide Compounds from Wild 2: Combined Experimental and Observational Approach." Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences, 46: 1082 - 1096.

    Nuth, J. A., Y. Kimura, C. Lucas, F. Ferguson, and N. M. Johnson. 2010. "The Formation of Graphite Whiskers in the Primitive Solar Nebula." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 710: L98 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1088/2041-8205/710/1/L98]

    Curtis, S. A., P. E. Clark, J. R. Marshall, et al. J. A. Nuth, F. A. Minetto, and C. I. Calle. 2010. "Observed Weak Electron Beam Discharge Driven Grain Acceleration/Accretion with Implications for Planet Formation." Earth, Moon, and Planets, Online First, 10 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s11038-010-9356-1]

    Rietmeijer, F., and J. A. Nuth. 2009. "A metastable aluminosilica compound Al2Si2O7 to facilitate aluminum and water transport to the mantle." Int J Geophys, 2009: Article ID 909431 [10.1155/2009/909431]

    Barbee, B. W., and J. A. Nuth. 2009. "Asteroid Impact Threats: Advancements in Asteroid Science to Enable Rapid and Effective Deflection Missions." Journal of Cosmology, 2: 386-410.

    Kimura, Y., and J. A. Nuth. 2009. "A Seed of Solar Forsterite and Possible New Evolutional Scenario of Cosmic Silicates." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 697: L10 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1088/0004-637X/697/1/L10]

    Rietmeijer, F. J., A. Pun, and J. A. Nuth. 2009. "Dust formation and evolution in a Ca-Fe-SiO-H2-O2 vapour phase condensation experiment and astronomical implications." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 396: 402 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.14703.x]

    Rietmeijer, F., A. Pun, and J. A. Nuth. 2008. "A Deep Metastable Eutectic Iron-Aluminate." ChemPhysLett, 458: 355 – 358.

    Ferguson, F. T., and J. A. Nuth. 2008. "The vapor pressure of SiO from 1300K to 1800K." J Chem Engin Data, 53: 2824 - 2832.

    Nuth, J. A., N. M. Johnson, and S. Manning. 2008. "A Self-Perpetuating Catalyst for the Production of Complex Organic Molecules in Protostellar Nebulae." Ap J (Lett), 673: L225-L228.

    Nuth, J. A., N. M. Johnson, and S. Manning. 2008. "A Self-Perpetuating Catalyst for the Production of Complex Organic Molecules in Protostellar Nebulae." The Astrophysical Journal, 673: L225 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/528741]

    Rietmeijer, F. J., A. Pun, Y. Kimura, and J. A. Nuth. 2008. "A refractory Ca SiO H2 O2 vapor condensation experiment with implications for calciosilica dust transforming to silicate and carbonate minerals." Icarus, 195: 493 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2007.11.022]

    Nuth, J. A., J. L. Lowrance, and G. R. Carruthers. 2008. "NEOCAM: The Near Earth Object Chemical Analysis Mission." Earth, Moon, and Planets, 102: 495 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s11038-007-9178-y]

    Nuth, J. A. 2008. "What was the Volatile Composition of the Planetesimals that Formed the Earth?" Earth, Moon, and Planets, 102: 435 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s11038-007-9208-9]

    Des Marais, D. J., J. A. Nuth, L. J. Allamandola, et al. A. P. Boss, J. D. Farmer, T. M. Hoehler, B. M. Jakosky, V. S. Meadows, A. Pohorille, B. Runnegar, and A. M. Spormann. 2008. "The NASA Astrobiology Roadmap." Astrobiology, 8: 715 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1089/ast.2008.0819]

    Kimura, Y., J. A. Nuth, S. Chakraborty, and M. Thiemens. 2007. "Non-Mass-Dependent Oxygen Isotopic Fractionation in Smokes Produced in an Electrical Discharge." MAPS, 42: 1429-1439.

    Ali, A., and J. A. Nuth. 2007. "The Oxygen Isotope Effect in the Earliest Processed Solids in the Solar System: Is it a Chemical Mass-Independent Process?" Astron Astrophys, 467: 919-923.

    Rietmeijer, F. J., and J. A. Nuth. 2007. "Laboratory simulation of Mg-rich ferromagnesiosilica dust: The first building blocks of comet dust." Advances in Space Research, 39: 351 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2005.03.113]

    Lisse, C. M., K. E. Kraemer, J. A. Nuth, A. Li, and D. Joswiak. 2007. "Comparison of the composition of the Tempel 1 ejecta to the dust in Comet C/Hale Bopp 1995 O1 and YSO HD 100546." Icarus, 191: 223 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2006.11.027]

    Volten, H., O. Muñoz, J. W. Hovenier, et al. F. J. Rietmeijer, J. A. Nuth, L. B. Waters, and W. J. van der Zande. 2007. "Experimental light scattering by fluffy aggregates of magnesiosilica, ferrosilica, and alumina cosmic dust analogs." Astronomy and Astrophysics, 470: 377 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1051/0004-6361:20066744]

    Ali, A., and J. A. Nuth. 2007. "The oxygen isotope effect in the earliest processed solids in the solar system: Is it a chemical mass-independent process?" Astronomy and Astrophysics, 467: 919 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1051/0004-6361:20066925]

    Grady, C. A., G. Schneider, K. Hamaguchi, et al. M. L. Sitko, W. J. Carpenter, D. Hines, K. A. Collins, G. M. Williger, B. E. Woodgate, T. Henning, F. Ménard, D. Wilner, R. Petre, P. Palunas, A. Quirrenbach, J. A. Nuth, M. D. Silverstone, and J. S. Kim. 2007. "The Disk and Environment of a Young Vega Analog: HD 169142." The Astrophysical Journal, 665: 1391 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/519757]

    Kimura, Y., and J. A. Nuth. 2007. "What is the Driving Force to Form Refractory Oxide Grains? Silicate Spectra Depend on Their Formation Environment." The Astrophysical Journal, 664: 1253 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/519299]

    Hadamcik, E., J. Renard, F. J. Rietmeijer, et al. A. C. Levasseur-Regourd, H. G. Hill, J. M. Karner, and J. A. Nuth. 2007. "Light scattering by fluffy Mg Fe SiO and C mixtures as cometary analogs (PROGRA2 experiment)." Icarus, 190: 660 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2007.03.010]

    Kimura, J. A. Nuth, and F. T. Ferguson. 2006. "Formation of TiC-core graphitic-mantle grains from CO gas." Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences, 41: 673 - 680.

    Ferguson, F. T., K. Gardner, and J. A. Nuth. 2006. "The vapor pressure of palladium from 1473K to 1973K." J Chem Engin Data, 51: 1509 – 1515.

    Rietmeijer, F., J. A. Nuth, P. Rochette, A. Pun, and J. M. Karner. 2006. "Deep Metastable Eutectic Condensation in Al-Fe-SiO-O2-H2 Vapors: Implications for Natural Fe-Aluminosilicates." Am Min, 91: 1688 – 1698.

    Martinez, D., F. T. Ferguson, R. H. Heist, and J. A. Nuth. 2006. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor-Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds: VI The Condensation of Sodium." J Chem Phys, 123: 54323.

    Nuth, J. A., and N. M. Johnson. 2006. "Crystalline silicates in comets: How did they form?" Icarus, 180: 243 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2005.09.003]

    Nuth, J. A., G. M. Wilkinson, N. M. Johnson, and M. Dwyer. 2006. "A Mechanism for the Equilibrium Growth of Mineral Crystals in AGB Stars and Red Giants on 105 yr Timescales." The Astrophysical Journal, 644: 1164 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/503700]

    Nuth, J. A., and F. T. Ferguson. 2006. "Silicates Do Nucleate in Oxygen-rich Circumstellar Outflows: New Vapor Pressure Data for SiO." The Astrophysical Journal, 649: 1178 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/506264]

    Abbas, M. M., D. Tankosic, P. D. Craven, et al. J. F. Spann, A. LeClair, E. A. West, J. C. Weingartner, A. G. Tielens, J. A. Nuth, R. P. Camata, and P. A. Gerakines. 2006. "Photoelectric Emission Measurements on the Analogs of Individual Cosmic Dust Grains." The Astrophysical Journal, 645:

    Grady, C. A., B. Woodgate, S. R. Heap, et al. C. Bowers, J. A. Nuth, G. J. Herczeg, and H. G. Hill. 2005. "Resolving the Inner Cavity of the HD 100546 Disk: A Candidate Young Planetary System?" The Astrophysical Journal, 620: 470 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/426887]

    Kimura, Y., J. A. Nuth, and F. T. Ferguson. 2005. "Is the 21 Micron Feature Observed in Some Post-AGB Stars Caused by the Interaction between Ti Atoms and Fullerenes?" The Astrophysical Journal, 632: L159 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/497987]

    Kimura, Y., and J. A. Nuth. 2005. "Laboratory Synthesized Calcium Oxide and Calcium Hydroxide Grains: A Candidate to Explain the 68 ?m Band." The Astrophysical Journal, 630: 637 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/431965]

    Ferguson, F. T., J. A. Nuth, and N. M. Johnson. 2004. "Thermogravimetric Measurement of the Iron Vapor Pressure from 1575K to 1975K." J Chem Engin Data, 49: 497 - 501.

    Rietmeijer, F. J., J. A. Nuth, and R. N. Nelson. 2004. "Laboratory hydration of condensed magnesiosilica smokes with implications for hydrated silicates in IDPs and comets." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol 39, No 5, p723-746, 39: 723 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2004.tb00115.x]

    Nuth, J. A., and H. G. Hill. 2004. "Planetary accretion, oxygen isotopes, and the central limit theorem." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol 39, No 12, p1957-1965, 39: 1957 [Full Text (Link)]

    Michael, B. P., J. A. Nuth, and L. U. Lilleleht. 2003. "Zinc Crystal Growth in Microgravity." The Astrophysical Journal, 590: 579 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/374918]

    Hill, H. G., and J. A. Nuth. 2003. "The Catalytic Potential of Cosmic Dust: Implications for Prebiotic Chemistry in the Solar Nebula and Other Protoplanetary Systems." Astrobiology, 3: 291 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1089/153110703769016389]

    F. F. Rietmeijer, J. A. Nuth, J. M. Karner, and S. L. Hallenbeck. 2002. "Gas-to-Solid Condensation in a Mg-SiO-H2-O2 Vapor: Metastable Eutectics in the MgO – SiO2 Phase Diagram." J Chem Phys, 4: 546-551.

    Rietmeijer, F. J., S. L. Hallenbeck, J. A. Nuth, and J. M. Karner. 2002. "Amorphous Magnesiosilicate Smokes Annealed in Vacuum: The Evolution of Magnesium Silicates in Circumstellar and Cometary Dust." Icarus, 156: 269 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1006/icar.2001.6762]

    Nuth, J. A., F. J. Rietmeijer, and H. G. Hill. 2002. "Condensation processes in astrophysical environments: The composition and structure of cometary grains." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol 37, no 11, pp 1579-1590 (2002), 37: 1579 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2002.tb00812.x]

    Paquette, J. A., and J. A. Nuth. 2001. "The Lack of Chemical Equilibrium Does Not Preclude the Use of Classical Nucleation Theory in Circumstellar Outflows." Astrophysical Journal (Letters), 737: L6.

    Hill, H. G., C. A. Grady, J. A. Nuth, S. L. Hallenbeck, and M. L. Sitko. 2001. "Constraints on Nebular Dynamics Based on Observations of Annealed Magnesium Silicate Grains in Comets and in Disks Around Herbig Ae and Be Stars." Proc Natl Acad Sci, 98: 2182-2187.

    Ferguson, F. T., R. H. Heist, and J. A. Nuth. 2001. "The Effect of Carrier Gas Pressure and Wall Heating on the Operation of the Thermal Diffusion Cloud Chamber." J Chem Phys, 115: 10829 - 10836.

    Martinez, D. M., F. T. Ferguson, R. H. Heist, and J. A. Nuth. 2001. "Application of Scaled Nucleation Theory to Metallic Vapor Condensation." J Chem Phys, 115: 310 - 316.

    Nuth, J. A., S. L. Hallenbeck. 2000. "Laboratory Studies of Silicate Smokes: Analog Studies of Circumstellar Materials." J Geophys Res- Space Physics, 105: 10387-10396.

    Ferguson, F. T., and J. A. Nuth. 2000. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor-Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds: V The Condensation of Lithium." J Chem Phys, 113: 4093 - 4102.

    Nuth, J. A., and G. Kletetschka. 2000. "Determining the Ages of Comets from the Fraction of Crystalline Dust." Nature, 406: 275 - 276.

    Ferguson, F. T., R. H. Heist, and J. A. Nuth. 2000. "Vapor Transport Within the Thermal Diffusion Cloud Chamber." J Chem Phys, 113: 7398 - 7405.

    J. A. Nuth 2000. "Metastable Eutectic Equilibrium Brought Down to Earth." EOS 81, 409: 414-415.

    J. A. Nuth, M. Jablonska, and J. M. Karner. 2000. "Metastable Eutectic Equilibrium in Natural Environments: Recent Developments and Research Opportunities." Research Trends in Geochemistry, 1: 30 - 51.

    Rietmeijer, F. J., and J. A. Nuth. 2000. "Collected Extraterrestrial Materials: Constraints on Meteor and Fireball Compositions." Earth, Moon, and Planets, v 82/83, p 325-350 (1998), 82: 325 [Full Text (Link)]

    Ferrante, R. F., M. H. Moore, J. A. Nuth, and T. Smith. 2000. "NOTE: Laboratory Studies of Catalysis of CO to Organics on Grain Analogs." Icarus, 145: 297 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1006/icar.2000.6350]

    Hallenbeck, S. L., J. A. Nuth, and R. N. Nelson. 2000. "Evolving Optical Properties of Annealing Silicate Grains: From Amorphous Condensate to Crystalline Mineral." The Astrophysical Journal, 535: 247 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/308810]

    Reitmeijer, F. M., J. M. Karner, J. A. Nuth, and P. J. Wasilewski. 1999. "Nanoscale Phase Equilibrium in a Triggered Lightning Strike Experiment." European Journal of Mineralogy, 11: 181-186.

    Ferguson, F. T., and J. A. Nuth. 1999. "The Influence of Buoyant Convection on the Operation of the Upward Thermal Diffusion Cloud Nucleation Chamber." J Chem Phys 111 8013 - 8021,

    Nuth, J. A., and P. A. Withey. 1999. "Formation of Single-Domain Iron Particles via Vapor-Phase Nucleation: Implications for the Solar Nebula." Icarus 139, 139: 367 - 373.

    Rietmeijer, F. J., J. A. Nuth, and J. M. Karner. 1999. "Metastable Eutectic, Gas-to-Solid Condensation in the FeO – Fe2O3 – SiO2 System." Phys Chem Chem Phys, 1: 1511 - 1516 [10.1039/A900053D]

    Rietmeijer, F. J., J. A. Nuth, and J. M. Karner. 1999. "Metastable Eutectic Condensation in a Mg-Fe-SiO-H2-O2 Vapor: Analogs to Circumstellar Dust." Astrophys J, 527: 395 - 404 [10.1086/308080]

    Hallenbeck, S., and J. A. Nuth. 1998. "Infrared Observations of the Transition from Chaotic to Crystalline Silicates via Thermal Annealing in the Laboratory." Astrophys Space Sci , 255: 427-433.

    Hallenbeck, S. L., J. A. Nuth, and P. L Daukantas. 1998. "Mid-Infrared Spectral Evolution of Magnesium Silicate Smokes Annealed in Vacuum: Comparison to Cometary Spectra." Icarus, 131: 198-209.

    Michael, B. P., J. A. Nuth, L. U. Lilleleht, et al. E. Bussoletti, L. Collangeli, and P. Palumbo. 1998. "A Nucleation Experiment in Low Gravity Conditions: Monitoring and Collection of Mg and Zn Particles." Adv Space Res, 24: 1273 - 1277.

    Kraus, G. F., J. A. Nuth, and R. N. Nelson. 1997. "Is SiS2 the Carrier of the Unidentified 21 Micron Emission Feature?" Astron Astrophys , 328: 419-425.

    Glinski, R. J., S. A. Schulz, and J. A. Nuth. 1997. "Non-Boltzmann Vibrational Distributions in Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules and Ions." Mon Not Roy Astr Soc, 288: 286-294.

    Glinski, R. J., and J. Nuth. 1997. "Can the Red Rectangle Molecular Emission Bands Be Assigned to C3 ?" Astrophys Space Sci , 249: 143 - 149.

    Ferguson, F. T., J. A. Nuth, and L. U. Lilleleht. 1996. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds IV The Condensation of Magnesium." J Chem Phys , 104: 3205-3210.

    Moore, M. H., R. F. Ferrante, and J. A. Nuth. 1996. "Infrared Spectra of Proton Irradiated Ices Containing Methanol." Plan Space Sci, 44: 927-935.

    Glinski, R. J., J. A. Nuth, M. D. Reese, and M. L. Sitko. 1996. "Observation of the Spin-Forbidden Cameron Bands of CO in the UV Emission Spectrum of the Red Rectangle." Ap J (Lett), 467: L109-L112.

    Nuth, J. A., and G. M. Wilkinson. 1995. "Magnetically Enhanced Coagulation of Very Small Iron Grains: A Correction to the Enhancement Factor due to Dipole-Dipole Interactions." Icarus, 117: 431-434.

    Glinski, R. J., and J. Nuth. 1995. "A Molecule of the Form CH2X May Be Responsible for Many of the Diffuse Interstellar Bands: A Discussion of Thioformaldehyde." PASP, 107: 453-461.

    Nuth, J. A., O. Berg, J. Faris, and P. Wasilewski. 1994. "Magnetically Enhanced Coagulation of Very Small Iron Grains." Icarus, 107: 155-163.

    Moore, M. H., R. F. Ferrante, R. L. Hudson, J. A. Nuth, and B. Donn. 1994. "Infrared Spectra of Crystalline Phase Ices Condensed on Silicate Smokes at T<20K." ApJ Letters, 428: L81-L84 [Full Text (Link)]

    Nuth, J. A., and F. T. Ferguson. 1993. "Nucleation of Solids from the Gas Phase." Ceramic Transactions, 30: 23.

    Ferguson, F., L. Lilleleht, J. Nuth, and J. Stephens. 1993. "Microgravity Nucleation of Refractory Materials: Modeling of Transport Processes in the Nucleation Chamber." Chem Engin Comm, 125: 63-76.

    Nichols, R. H., J. Nuth, C. M. Hohenberg, C. T. Olinger, and M. H. Moore. 1992. "Trapping of Noble Gases in Proton-Irradiated Silicate Smokes." Meteoritics, 27: 555.

    Nuth, J. A., and J. E. Allen. 1992. "Supernovae as Sources of Interstellar Diamond." Astrophys Space Sci 196, 117:

    Nuth, J. A., M. H. Moore, T. Tanabé, and G. Kraus. 1992. "The SiH Vibrational Fundamental as an Indicator of the Oxidation State of Silicon is in an Asteroidal or Cometary Regolith." Icarus, 98: 207.

    Rietmeijer, F., and J. A. Nuth. 1991. "Tridymite and Maghemite Formation in an Fe-SiO Smoke." Proc 21st Lun Plan Sci Conf (LPI Houston), 591 - 599.

    Moore, M. H., T. Tanabé, and J. Nuth. 1991. "The SiH Vibrational Stretch as an Indicator of the Chemical State of Interstellar Grains." Ap J (Lett), 373: L31.

    Stencel, R. E., J. Nuth, I. Little-Marenin, and S. Marenin. 1990. "The Formation and Annealing of Circumstellar Dust as Gauged by IRAS Low Resolution Spectra and Microwave Maser Chronology." Ap J (Lett), 350. L45:

    Nuth, J. A. 1990. "Processes Affecting the Composition and Structure of Silicate Grains in Cometary Nuclei." Earth, Moon and Planets, 47 (33):

    Nuth, J. A., and J. Hecht. 1990. "Signatures of Aging Silicate Dust." Astrophys Space Sci, 163: 79.

    Wdowiak, T., B. Donn, J. Nuth, E. Chappelle, and M. Moore. 1989. "Laboratory Experiments Suggesting a Fluorescent Source for the Red Rectangle Visual Emission." Astrophys J, 336: 838.

    Nelson, R., M. Thiemens, J. Nuth, and B. Donn. 1989. "Oxygen Isotopic Fractionation in the Condensation of Refractory Smokes." Proc 19th Lun Plan Sci Conf (LPI, Houston): p. 559.

    Nuth, J. A., and M. H. Moore. 1989. "Proton Irradiation of SiH4-Fe(CO) 5-H2O Ices: Production of Refractory Silicates and Implications for the Solar Nebula." Proc 19th Lun Plan Sci Conf (LPI, Houston): p. 565.

    Petuchowkski, S. J., E. Dwek, J. E. Allen Jr, and J. Nuth. 1989. "CO Formation in the Metal-Rich Ejecta of SN 1987A." Ap J (Lett) 342, 406:

    Hale, B., P. Kemper, and J. Nuth. 1989. "Analysis of Experimental Nucleation Data for Silver and SiO using Scaled Nucleation Theory." J Chem Phys 91, 4314:

    Nuth, J. A., and M. H. Moore. 1988. "SiH and the Unidentified 46 Micron Feature." Ap J (Lett), 329: L113.

    Nuth, J. A. 1987. "Are Small Diamonds Thermodynamically Stable in the Interstellar Medium." Astrophys Space Sci, 139: 103.

    Nelson, R. N., J. A. Nuth, and B. Donn. 1987. "A Kinetic Study of the Hydrous Alteration of Amorphous MgSiO Smokes: Implications for Cometary Particles and Chondrite Matrix." Proc 17th Lun Plan Sci Conf J Geophys Res , Red ( 92): E657.

    Muchmore, D. O., J. Nuth, and R. E. Stencel. 1987. "SiO Cooling Instability in the Envelopes of Cool Giant Stars." Astrophys J (Lett), 315: L141.

    Nuth, J. A. 1987. "Small Particle Physics and Interstellar Diamonds." Nature, 329: 589.

    Rietmeijer, F., J. A. Nuth, and I. Mackinnon. 1986. "Analytical Electron Microscopy of Mg-SiO Smokes: A Comparison with Infrared and XRD Studies." Icarus, 66: 211 - 222.

    Nuth, J. A., B. Donn, R. deSeife, A. Donn, and R. N. Nelson. 1986. "Hydrous Alteration of Amorphous Silicate Smokes: First Results." Proc 16th Lun Plan Sci Conf in J Geophys Res, Red (91): D533.

    Nuth, J. A., K. Donnelly, B. Donn, and L. Lilleleht. 1986. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds: III The Condensation of Silver." J Chem Phys, 85: 1116.

    Nuth, J. A., B. Donn, and R. N. Nelson. 1986. "Refractory Grain Processing in Circumstellar Shells: Diagnostic Infrared Signatures." Astrophys J (Letters), 310: L83.

    Nuth, J. A. 1986. "An Analysis of Refractory Silicate Nucleation via the Theory of the Physical Spinodal." J Chem Phys, 85: 5380.

    Nuth, J. 1985. "Meteoritic Evidence that Graphitic Carbon is Rare in the ISM:." Nature, 318: 166.

    Nuth, J. A., S. H. Moseley, R. F. Silverberg, and W. J. Moore. 1985. "Laboratory Infrared Spectra of Predicted Condensates in Carbon-rich Stars and the Unidentified 30 Micron Feature." Astrophys J (Letters), 290: L41.

    Donn, B., and J. Nuth. 1985. "Does Nucleation Theory Apply to the Formation of Refractory Circumstellar Grains?" Astrophys J, 288: 187 - 190.

    Nuth, J. A., J. Allen, and M. Wiant. 1985. "The Effects of Multiquantum Transitions on Molecular Populations in Grain-Forming Circumstellar Environments." Astrophys. J., 293 (463):

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1984. "Thermal Metamorphism of Si2O3 (A Circumstellar Dust Analog)." J Geophys Res Red Supplement, 89: B657.

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1984. "On A Vibronic Origin for the Diffuse Band Spectrum: Reply to the Comments of Duley." Astrophys Space Sci, 103: 353.

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1983. "On a Vibronic Origin for the Diffuse Band Spectrum." Astrophys Space Sci, 95: 209.

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1983. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds: II The Condensation of an Amorphous Magnesium Silicate." J Chem Phys, 78: 1618.

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1983. "Laboratory Studies of the Condensation and Properties of Amorphous Silicate Smokes." J Geophys Res Red Supplement, 88: A847.

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1983. "A Note on the Composition and Structure of Interstellar Grains." Astrophys Space Sci, 95: 175.

    Hecht, J., and J. Nuth. 1982. "Experiments and Calculations on the Extinction of Starlight by Small Iron and Magnetite Grains." Astrophys J, 258: 878.

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1982. "Laboratory Measurements of Amorphous Silicate Smokes and the Infrared Spectra of Oxygen Rich Stars." Astrophys J (Lett), 257: L103.

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1982. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds: I The Condensation of SiO." J Chem Phys, 77: 2639.

    Nuth, J., and S. Glicker. 1982. "The Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectra of HCN, C2N2 and CH3CN." J Quant Spectrosc Rad Trans, 28: 223.

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1981. "Vibrational Disequilibrium in Low Pressure Clouds." Astrophys J, 247: 925.

    Donn, B., J. Hecht, R. Khanna, et al. J. Nuth, D. Stranz, and A. B. Anderson. 1981. "The Formation of Cosmic Dust Grains: An Experimental and Theoretical Study." Surface Science, 106: 576.

    Nuth, J. A. 1979. "Vacuum Ultraviolet Chemiluminescence in the Flash Photolysis of Carbon Suboxide." J Photochem, 11: 121.

    Non-Refereed

    Reitmeijer, F., and J. A. Nuth. 2003. "Experimental astromineralogy: Circumstellar ferromagnesio-silica dust in analogs and natural samples." J. A. COSPAR Colloquia Series, 15: 333-342.

    Nuth, J. A., F. Reitmeijer, S. L. Hallenbeck, P. A. Withey, and F. T. Ferguson. 2000. "Nucleation, Growth, Annealing and Coagulation of Refractory Oxides and Metals: Recent Experimental Progress and Applications to Astrophysical Systems." Thermal Emission Spectroscopy and Analysisof Dust, Disks, and Regoliths, 196: 313-332.

    Nuth, J. A., S. L. Hallenbeck, and F. Reitmeijer. 1999. ""Interstellar and Interplanetary Grains: Recent Developments and New Opportunities for Experimental Chemistry." Chap.7 in "LABORATORY ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE RESEARCH", 236: Dortrech: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 143-182.

    Nuth, J. A. 1996. "Grain Formation and Metamorphism." Invited Chapter in International School of Space Chemistry: The Cosmic Dust Connection, 205-221.

    Nuth, J. A. 1988. "Astrophysical Implications of Pre-Solar Grains." Chapter 133 in Meteorites and the Early Solar System, Tucson, AZ: 984.

    Nuth, J. A., C. Olinger, D. Garrison, C. Hihenberg, and B. Donn. 1988. "Trapping Ne Ar Kr and Xe in Si2O3 Smokes." Proc. 18th Lun. Plan. Sci. Conf., Houston: 631-635.

    Refereed

    Kimura, Y., J. A. Nuth, K. Tsukamoto, and C. Kaito. 2011. "Laboratory annealing experiments of refractory silicate grain analogs using differential scanning calorimetry." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 46 92 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01143.x]

    Paquette, J. A., F. T. Ferguson, and J. A. Nuth. 2011. "A Model of Silicate Grain Nucleation and Growth in Circumstellar Outflows." The Astrophysical Journal 732 62 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1088/0004-637X/732/2/62]

    Kimura, Y., J. A. Nuth, N. M. Johnson, et al. K. D. Farmer, K. P. Roberts, and S. R. Hussaini. 2010. "Synthesis of stacked-cup carbon nanotubes in a metal free low temperature system." Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters 3 4 - 10

    Jones, A. P., and J. A. Nuth. 2010. "Dust destruction in the ISM: a re-evaluation of dust lifetimes." Astronomy and Astrophysics 530 A44

    Abreu, N. M., F. Rietmeijer, and J. A. Nuth. 2010. "Understanding the Mechanisms of Formation of NanoSulfide Compounds from Wild 2: Combined Experimental and Observational Approach." Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences 46 1082 - 1096

    Nuth, J. A., Y. Kimura, C. Lucas, F. Ferguson, and N. M. Johnson. 2010. "The Formation of Graphite Whiskers in the Primitive Solar Nebula." The Astrophysical Journal Letters 710 L98 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1088/2041-8205/710/1/L98]

    Curtis, S. A., P. E. Clark, J. R. Marshall, et al. J. A. Nuth, F. A. Minetto, and C. I. Calle. 2010. "Observed Weak Electron Beam Discharge Driven Grain Acceleration/Accretion with Implications for Planet Formation." Earth, Moon, and Planets, Online First 10 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s11038-010-9356-1]

    Rietmeijer, F., and J. A. Nuth. 2009. "A metastable aluminosilica compound Al2Si2O7 to facilitate aluminum and water transport to the mantle." Int J Geophys 2009 Article ID 909431 [10.1155/2009/909431]

    Barbee, B. W., and J. A. Nuth. 2009. "Asteroid Impact Threats: Advancements in Asteroid Science to Enable Rapid and Effective Deflection Missions." Journal of Cosmology 2 386-410

    Kimura, Y., and J. A. Nuth. 2009. "A Seed of Solar Forsterite and Possible New Evolutional Scenario of Cosmic Silicates." The Astrophysical Journal Letters 697 L10 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1088/0004-637X/697/1/L10]

    Rietmeijer, F. J., A. Pun, and J. A. Nuth. 2009. "Dust formation and evolution in a Ca-Fe-SiO-H2-O2 vapour phase condensation experiment and astronomical implications." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 396 402 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.14703.x]

    Rietmeijer, F., A. Pun, and J. A. Nuth. 2008. "A Deep Metastable Eutectic Iron-Aluminate." ChemPhysLett 458 355 – 358

    Ferguson, F. T., and J. A. Nuth. 2008. "The vapor pressure of SiO from 1300K to 1800K." J Chem Engin Data 53 2824 - 2832

    Nuth, J. A., N. M. Johnson, and S. Manning. 2008. "A Self-Perpetuating Catalyst for the Production of Complex Organic Molecules in Protostellar Nebulae." Ap J (Lett) 673 L225-L228

    Nuth, J. A., N. M. Johnson, and S. Manning. 2008. "A Self-Perpetuating Catalyst for the Production of Complex Organic Molecules in Protostellar Nebulae." The Astrophysical Journal 673 L225 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/528741]

    Rietmeijer, F. J., A. Pun, Y. Kimura, and J. A. Nuth. 2008. "A refractory Ca SiO H2 O2 vapor condensation experiment with implications for calciosilica dust transforming to silicate and carbonate minerals." Icarus 195 493 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2007.11.022]

    Nuth, J. A., J. L. Lowrance, and G. R. Carruthers. 2008. "NEOCAM: The Near Earth Object Chemical Analysis Mission." Earth, Moon, and Planets 102 495 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s11038-007-9178-y]

    Nuth, J. A. 2008. "What was the Volatile Composition of the Planetesimals that Formed the Earth?" Earth, Moon, and Planets 102 435 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s11038-007-9208-9]

    Des Marais, D. J., J. A. Nuth, L. J. Allamandola, et al. A. P. Boss, J. D. Farmer, T. M. Hoehler, B. M. Jakosky, V. S. Meadows, A. Pohorille, B. Runnegar, and A. M. Spormann. 2008. "The NASA Astrobiology Roadmap." Astrobiology 8 715 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1089/ast.2008.0819]

    Kimura, Y., J. A. Nuth, S. Chakraborty, and M. Thiemens. 2007. "Non-Mass-Dependent Oxygen Isotopic Fractionation in Smokes Produced in an Electrical Discharge." MAPS 42 1429-1439

    Ali, A., and J. A. Nuth. 2007. "The Oxygen Isotope Effect in the Earliest Processed Solids in the Solar System: Is it a Chemical Mass-Independent Process?" Astron Astrophys 467 919-923

    Rietmeijer, F. J., and J. A. Nuth. 2007. "Laboratory simulation of Mg-rich ferromagnesiosilica dust: The first building blocks of comet dust." Advances in Space Research 39 351 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.asr.2005.03.113]

    Lisse, C. M., K. E. Kraemer, J. A. Nuth, A. Li, and D. Joswiak. 2007. "Comparison of the composition of the Tempel 1 ejecta to the dust in Comet C/Hale Bopp 1995 O1 and YSO HD 100546." Icarus 191 223 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2006.11.027]

    Volten, H., O. Muñoz, J. W. Hovenier, et al. F. J. Rietmeijer, J. A. Nuth, L. B. Waters, and W. J. van der Zande. 2007. "Experimental light scattering by fluffy aggregates of magnesiosilica, ferrosilica, and alumina cosmic dust analogs." Astronomy and Astrophysics 470 377 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1051/0004-6361:20066744]

    Ali, A., and J. A. Nuth. 2007. "The oxygen isotope effect in the earliest processed solids in the solar system: Is it a chemical mass-independent process?" Astronomy and Astrophysics 467 919 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1051/0004-6361:20066925]

    Grady, C. A., G. Schneider, K. Hamaguchi, et al. M. L. Sitko, W. J. Carpenter, D. Hines, K. A. Collins, G. M. Williger, B. E. Woodgate, T. Henning, F. Ménard, D. Wilner, R. Petre, P. Palunas, A. Quirrenbach, J. A. Nuth, M. D. Silverstone, and J. S. Kim. 2007. "The Disk and Environment of a Young Vega Analog: HD 169142." The Astrophysical Journal 665 1391 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/519757]

    Kimura, Y., and J. A. Nuth. 2007. "What is the Driving Force to Form Refractory Oxide Grains? Silicate Spectra Depend on Their Formation Environment." The Astrophysical Journal 664 1253 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/519299]

    Hadamcik, E., J. Renard, F. J. Rietmeijer, et al. A. C. Levasseur-Regourd, H. G. Hill, J. M. Karner, and J. A. Nuth. 2007. "Light scattering by fluffy Mg Fe SiO and C mixtures as cometary analogs (PROGRA2 experiment)." Icarus 190 660 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2007.03.010]

    Kimura, J. A. Nuth, and F. T. Ferguson. 2006. "Formation of TiC-core graphitic-mantle grains from CO gas." Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences 41 673 - 680

    Ferguson, F. T., K. Gardner, and J. A. Nuth. 2006. "The vapor pressure of palladium from 1473K to 1973K." J Chem Engin Data 51 1509 – 1515

    Rietmeijer, F., J. A. Nuth, P. Rochette, A. Pun, and J. M. Karner. 2006. "Deep Metastable Eutectic Condensation in Al-Fe-SiO-O2-H2 Vapors: Implications for Natural Fe-Aluminosilicates." Am Min 91 1688 – 1698

    Martinez, D., F. T. Ferguson, R. H. Heist, and J. A. Nuth. 2006. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor-Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds: VI The Condensation of Sodium." J Chem Phys 123 54323

    Nuth, J. A., and N. M. Johnson. 2006. "Crystalline silicates in comets: How did they form?" Icarus 180 243 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2005.09.003]

    Nuth, J. A., G. M. Wilkinson, N. M. Johnson, and M. Dwyer. 2006. "A Mechanism for the Equilibrium Growth of Mineral Crystals in AGB Stars and Red Giants on 105 yr Timescales." The Astrophysical Journal 644 1164 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/503700]

    Nuth, J. A., and F. T. Ferguson. 2006. "Silicates Do Nucleate in Oxygen-rich Circumstellar Outflows: New Vapor Pressure Data for SiO." The Astrophysical Journal 649 1178 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/506264]

    Abbas, M. M., D. Tankosic, P. D. Craven, et al. J. F. Spann, A. LeClair, E. A. West, J. C. Weingartner, A. G. Tielens, J. A. Nuth, R. P. Camata, and P. A. Gerakines. 2006. "Photoelectric Emission Measurements on the Analogs of Individual Cosmic Dust Grains." The Astrophysical Journal 645

    Grady, C. A., B. Woodgate, S. R. Heap, et al. C. Bowers, J. A. Nuth, G. J. Herczeg, and H. G. Hill. 2005. "Resolving the Inner Cavity of the HD 100546 Disk: A Candidate Young Planetary System?" The Astrophysical Journal 620 470 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/426887]

    Kimura, Y., J. A. Nuth, and F. T. Ferguson. 2005. "Is the 21 Micron Feature Observed in Some Post-AGB Stars Caused by the Interaction between Ti Atoms and Fullerenes?" The Astrophysical Journal 632 L159 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/497987]

    Kimura, Y., and J. A. Nuth. 2005. "Laboratory Synthesized Calcium Oxide and Calcium Hydroxide Grains: A Candidate to Explain the 68 ?m Band." The Astrophysical Journal 630 637 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/431965]

    Ferguson, F. T., J. A. Nuth, and N. M. Johnson. 2004. "Thermogravimetric Measurement of the Iron Vapor Pressure from 1575K to 1975K." J Chem Engin Data 49 497 - 501

    Rietmeijer, F. J., J. A. Nuth, and R. N. Nelson. 2004. "Laboratory hydration of condensed magnesiosilica smokes with implications for hydrated silicates in IDPs and comets." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol 39, No 5, p723-746 39 723 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2004.tb00115.x]

    Nuth, J. A., and H. G. Hill. 2004. "Planetary accretion, oxygen isotopes, and the central limit theorem." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol 39, No 12, p1957-1965 39 1957 [Full Text (Link)]

    Michael, B. P., J. A. Nuth, and L. U. Lilleleht. 2003. "Zinc Crystal Growth in Microgravity." The Astrophysical Journal 590 579 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/374918]

    Hill, H. G., and J. A. Nuth. 2003. "The Catalytic Potential of Cosmic Dust: Implications for Prebiotic Chemistry in the Solar Nebula and Other Protoplanetary Systems." Astrobiology 3 291 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1089/153110703769016389]

    F. F. Rietmeijer, J. A. Nuth, J. M. Karner, and S. L. Hallenbeck. 2002. "Gas-to-Solid Condensation in a Mg-SiO-H2-O2 Vapor: Metastable Eutectics in the MgO – SiO2 Phase Diagram." J Chem Phys 4 546-551

    Rietmeijer, F. J., S. L. Hallenbeck, J. A. Nuth, and J. M. Karner. 2002. "Amorphous Magnesiosilicate Smokes Annealed in Vacuum: The Evolution of Magnesium Silicates in Circumstellar and Cometary Dust." Icarus 156 269 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1006/icar.2001.6762]

    Nuth, J. A., F. J. Rietmeijer, and H. G. Hill. 2002. "Condensation processes in astrophysical environments: The composition and structure of cometary grains." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol 37, no 11, pp 1579-1590 (2002) 37 1579 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2002.tb00812.x]

    Paquette, J. A., and J. A. Nuth. 2001. "The Lack of Chemical Equilibrium Does Not Preclude the Use of Classical Nucleation Theory in Circumstellar Outflows." Astrophysical Journal (Letters) 737 L6

    Hill, H. G., C. A. Grady, J. A. Nuth, S. L. Hallenbeck, and M. L. Sitko. 2001. "Constraints on Nebular Dynamics Based on Observations of Annealed Magnesium Silicate Grains in Comets and in Disks Around Herbig Ae and Be Stars." Proc Natl Acad Sci 98 2182-2187

    Ferguson, F. T., R. H. Heist, and J. A. Nuth. 2001. "The Effect of Carrier Gas Pressure and Wall Heating on the Operation of the Thermal Diffusion Cloud Chamber." J Chem Phys 115 10829 - 10836

    Martinez, D. M., F. T. Ferguson, R. H. Heist, and J. A. Nuth. 2001. "Application of Scaled Nucleation Theory to Metallic Vapor Condensation." J Chem Phys 115 310 - 316

    Nuth, J. A., S. L. Hallenbeck. 2000. "Laboratory Studies of Silicate Smokes: Analog Studies of Circumstellar Materials." J Geophys Res- Space Physics 105 10387-10396

    Ferguson, F. T., and J. A. Nuth. 2000. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor-Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds: V The Condensation of Lithium." J Chem Phys 113 4093 - 4102

    Nuth, J. A., and G. Kletetschka. 2000. "Determining the Ages of Comets from the Fraction of Crystalline Dust." Nature 406 275 - 276

    Ferguson, F. T., R. H. Heist, and J. A. Nuth. 2000. "Vapor Transport Within the Thermal Diffusion Cloud Chamber." J Chem Phys 113 7398 - 7405

    J. A. Nuth 2000. "Metastable Eutectic Equilibrium Brought Down to Earth." EOS 81 409 414-415

    J. A. Nuth, M. Jablonska, and J. M. Karner. 2000. "Metastable Eutectic Equilibrium in Natural Environments: Recent Developments and Research Opportunities." Research Trends in Geochemistry 1 30 - 51

    Rietmeijer, F. J., and J. A. Nuth. 2000. "Collected Extraterrestrial Materials: Constraints on Meteor and Fireball Compositions." Earth, Moon, and Planets, v 82/83, p 325-350 (1998) 82 325 [Full Text (Link)]

    Ferrante, R. F., M. H. Moore, J. A. Nuth, and T. Smith. 2000. "NOTE: Laboratory Studies of Catalysis of CO to Organics on Grain Analogs." Icarus 145 297 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1006/icar.2000.6350]

    Hallenbeck, S. L., J. A. Nuth, and R. N. Nelson. 2000. "Evolving Optical Properties of Annealing Silicate Grains: From Amorphous Condensate to Crystalline Mineral." The Astrophysical Journal 535 247 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/308810]

    Reitmeijer, F. M., J. M. Karner, J. A. Nuth, and P. J. Wasilewski. 1999. "Nanoscale Phase Equilibrium in a Triggered Lightning Strike Experiment." European Journal of Mineralogy 11 181-186

    Ferguson, F. T., and J. A. Nuth. 1999. "The Influence of Buoyant Convection on the Operation of the Upward Thermal Diffusion Cloud Nucleation Chamber." J Chem Phys 111 8013 - 8021

    Nuth, J. A., and P. A. Withey. 1999. "Formation of Single-Domain Iron Particles via Vapor-Phase Nucleation: Implications for the Solar Nebula." Icarus 139 139 367 - 373

    Rietmeijer, F. J., J. A. Nuth, and J. M. Karner. 1999. "Metastable Eutectic, Gas-to-Solid Condensation in the FeO – Fe2O3 – SiO2 System." Phys Chem Chem Phys 1 1511 - 1516 [10.1039/A900053D]

    Rietmeijer, F. J., J. A. Nuth, and J. M. Karner. 1999. "Metastable Eutectic Condensation in a Mg-Fe-SiO-H2-O2 Vapor: Analogs to Circumstellar Dust." Astrophys J 527 395 - 404 [10.1086/308080]

    Hallenbeck, S., and J. A. Nuth. 1998. "Infrared Observations of the Transition from Chaotic to Crystalline Silicates via Thermal Annealing in the Laboratory." Astrophys Space Sci 255 427-433

    Hallenbeck, S. L., J. A. Nuth, and P. L Daukantas. 1998. "Mid-Infrared Spectral Evolution of Magnesium Silicate Smokes Annealed in Vacuum: Comparison to Cometary Spectra." Icarus 131 198-209

    Michael, B. P., J. A. Nuth, L. U. Lilleleht, et al. E. Bussoletti, L. Collangeli, and P. Palumbo. 1998. "A Nucleation Experiment in Low Gravity Conditions: Monitoring and Collection of Mg and Zn Particles." Adv Space Res 24 1273 - 1277

    Kraus, G. F., J. A. Nuth, and R. N. Nelson. 1997. "Is SiS2 the Carrier of the Unidentified 21 Micron Emission Feature?" Astron Astrophys 328 419-425

    Glinski, R. J., S. A. Schulz, and J. A. Nuth. 1997. "Non-Boltzmann Vibrational Distributions in Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules and Ions." Mon Not Roy Astr Soc 288 286-294

    Glinski, R. J., and J. Nuth. 1997. "Can the Red Rectangle Molecular Emission Bands Be Assigned to C3 ?" Astrophys Space Sci 249 143 - 149

    Ferguson, F. T., J. A. Nuth, and L. U. Lilleleht. 1996. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds IV The Condensation of Magnesium." J Chem Phys 104 3205-3210

    Moore, M. H., R. F. Ferrante, and J. A. Nuth. 1996. "Infrared Spectra of Proton Irradiated Ices Containing Methanol." Plan Space Sci 44 927-935

    Glinski, R. J., J. A. Nuth, M. D. Reese, and M. L. Sitko. 1996. "Observation of the Spin-Forbidden Cameron Bands of CO in the UV Emission Spectrum of the Red Rectangle." Ap J (Lett) 467 L109-L112

    Nuth, J. A., and G. M. Wilkinson. 1995. "Magnetically Enhanced Coagulation of Very Small Iron Grains: A Correction to the Enhancement Factor due to Dipole-Dipole Interactions." Icarus 117 431-434

    Glinski, R. J., and J. Nuth. 1995. "A Molecule of the Form CH2X May Be Responsible for Many of the Diffuse Interstellar Bands: A Discussion of Thioformaldehyde." PASP 107 453-461

    Nuth, J. A., O. Berg, J. Faris, and P. Wasilewski. 1994. "Magnetically Enhanced Coagulation of Very Small Iron Grains." Icarus 107 155-163

    Moore, M. H., R. F. Ferrante, R. L. Hudson, J. A. Nuth, and B. Donn. 1994. "Infrared Spectra of Crystalline Phase Ices Condensed on Silicate Smokes at T<20K." ApJ Letters 428 L81-L84 [Full Text (Link)]

    Nuth, J. A., and F. T. Ferguson. 1993. "Nucleation of Solids from the Gas Phase." Ceramic Transactions 30 23

    Ferguson, F., L. Lilleleht, J. Nuth, and J. Stephens. 1993. "Microgravity Nucleation of Refractory Materials: Modeling of Transport Processes in the Nucleation Chamber." Chem Engin Comm 125 63-76

    Nichols, R. H., J. Nuth, C. M. Hohenberg, C. T. Olinger, and M. H. Moore. 1992. "Trapping of Noble Gases in Proton-Irradiated Silicate Smokes." Meteoritics 27 555

    Nuth, J. A., and J. E. Allen. 1992. "Supernovae as Sources of Interstellar Diamond." Astrophys Space Sci 196 117

    Nuth, J. A., M. H. Moore, T. Tanabé, and G. Kraus. 1992. "The SiH Vibrational Fundamental as an Indicator of the Oxidation State of Silicon is in an Asteroidal or Cometary Regolith." Icarus 98 207

    Rietmeijer, F., and J. A. Nuth. 1991. "Tridymite and Maghemite Formation in an Fe-SiO Smoke." Proc 21st Lun Plan Sci Conf (LPI Houston) 591 - 599

    Moore, M. H., T. Tanabé, and J. Nuth. 1991. "The SiH Vibrational Stretch as an Indicator of the Chemical State of Interstellar Grains." Ap J (Lett) 373 L31

    Stencel, R. E., J. Nuth, I. Little-Marenin, and S. Marenin. 1990. "The Formation and Annealing of Circumstellar Dust as Gauged by IRAS Low Resolution Spectra and Microwave Maser Chronology." Ap J (Lett) 350. L45

    Nuth, J. A. 1990. "Processes Affecting the Composition and Structure of Silicate Grains in Cometary Nuclei." Earth, Moon and Planets 47 (33):

    Nuth, J. A., and J. Hecht. 1990. "Signatures of Aging Silicate Dust." Astrophys Space Sci 163 79

    Wdowiak, T., B. Donn, J. Nuth, E. Chappelle, and M. Moore. 1989. "Laboratory Experiments Suggesting a Fluorescent Source for the Red Rectangle Visual Emission." Astrophys J 336 838

    Nelson, R., M. Thiemens, J. Nuth, and B. Donn. 1989. "Oxygen Isotopic Fractionation in the Condensation of Refractory Smokes." Proc 19th Lun Plan Sci Conf (LPI Houston) p. 559

    Nuth, J. A., and M. H. Moore. 1989. "Proton Irradiation of SiH4-Fe(CO) 5-H2O Ices: Production of Refractory Silicates and Implications for the Solar Nebula." Proc 19th Lun Plan Sci Conf (LPI Houston) p. 565

    Petuchowkski, S. J., E. Dwek, J. E. Allen Jr, and J. Nuth. 1989. "CO Formation in the Metal-Rich Ejecta of SN 1987A." Ap J (Lett) 342 406

    Hale, B., P. Kemper, and J. Nuth. 1989. "Analysis of Experimental Nucleation Data for Silver and SiO using Scaled Nucleation Theory." J Chem Phys 91 4314

    Nuth, J. A., and M. H. Moore. 1988. "SiH and the Unidentified 46 Micron Feature." Ap J (Lett) 329 L113

    Nuth, J. A. 1987. "Are Small Diamonds Thermodynamically Stable in the Interstellar Medium." Astrophys Space Sci 139 103

    Nelson, R. N., J. A. Nuth, and B. Donn. 1987. "A Kinetic Study of the Hydrous Alteration of Amorphous MgSiO Smokes: Implications for Cometary Particles and Chondrite Matrix." Proc 17th Lun Plan Sci Conf J Geophys Res Red ( 92): E657

    Muchmore, D. O., J. Nuth, and R. E. Stencel. 1987. "SiO Cooling Instability in the Envelopes of Cool Giant Stars." Astrophys J (Lett) 315 L141

    Nuth, J. A. 1987. "Small Particle Physics and Interstellar Diamonds." Nature 329 589

    Rietmeijer, F., J. A. Nuth, and I. Mackinnon. 1986. "Analytical Electron Microscopy of Mg-SiO Smokes: A Comparison with Infrared and XRD Studies." Icarus 66 211 - 222

    Nuth, J. A., B. Donn, R. deSeife, A. Donn, and R. N. Nelson. 1986. "Hydrous Alteration of Amorphous Silicate Smokes: First Results." Proc 16th Lun Plan Sci Conf in J Geophys Res Red (91): D533

    Nuth, J. A., K. Donnelly, B. Donn, and L. Lilleleht. 1986. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds: III The Condensation of Silver." J Chem Phys 85 1116

    Nuth, J. A., B. Donn, and R. N. Nelson. 1986. "Refractory Grain Processing in Circumstellar Shells: Diagnostic Infrared Signatures." Astrophys J (Letters) 310 L83

    Nuth, J. A. 1986. "An Analysis of Refractory Silicate Nucleation via the Theory of the Physical Spinodal." J Chem Phys 85 5380

    Nuth, J. 1985. "Meteoritic Evidence that Graphitic Carbon is Rare in the ISM:." Nature 318 166

    Nuth, J. A., S. H. Moseley, R. F. Silverberg, and W. J. Moore. 1985. "Laboratory Infrared Spectra of Predicted Condensates in Carbon-rich Stars and the Unidentified 30 Micron Feature." Astrophys J (Letters) 290 L41

    Donn, B., and J. Nuth. 1985. "Does Nucleation Theory Apply to the Formation of Refractory Circumstellar Grains?" Astrophys J 288 187 - 190

    Nuth, J. A., J. Allen, and M. Wiant. 1985. "The Effects of Multiquantum Transitions on Molecular Populations in Grain-Forming Circumstellar Environments." Astrophys. J. 293 (463):

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1984. "Thermal Metamorphism of Si2O3 (A Circumstellar Dust Analog)." J Geophys Res Red Supplement 89 B657.

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1984. "On A Vibronic Origin for the Diffuse Band Spectrum: Reply to the Comments of Duley." Astrophys Space Sci 103 353

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1983. "On a Vibronic Origin for the Diffuse Band Spectrum." Astrophys Space Sci 95 209

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1983. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds: II The Condensation of an Amorphous Magnesium Silicate." J Chem Phys 78 1618

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1983. "Laboratory Studies of the Condensation and Properties of Amorphous Silicate Smokes." J Geophys Res Red Supplement 88 A847

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1983. "A Note on the Composition and Structure of Interstellar Grains." Astrophys Space Sci 95 175

    Hecht, J., and J. Nuth. 1982. "Experiments and Calculations on the Extinction of Starlight by Small Iron and Magnetite Grains." Astrophys J 258 878

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1982. "Laboratory Measurements of Amorphous Silicate Smokes and the Infrared Spectra of Oxygen Rich Stars." Astrophys J (Lett) 257 L103

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1982. "Experimental Studies of the Vapor Phase Nucleation of Refractory Compounds: I The Condensation of SiO." J Chem Phys 77 2639

    Nuth, J., and S. Glicker. 1982. "The Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectra of HCN, C2N2 and CH3CN." J Quant Spectrosc Rad Trans 28 223

    Nuth, J. A., and B. Donn. 1981. "Vibrational Disequilibrium in Low Pressure Clouds." Astrophys J 247 925

    Donn, B., J. Hecht, R. Khanna, et al. J. Nuth, D. Stranz, and A. B. Anderson. 1981. "The Formation of Cosmic Dust Grains: An Experimental and Theoretical Study." Surface Science 106 576

    Nuth, J. A. 1979. "Vacuum Ultraviolet Chemiluminescence in the Flash Photolysis of Carbon Suboxide." J Photochem 11 121

    Non-Refereed

    Reitmeijer, F., and J. A. Nuth. 2003. "Experimental astromineralogy: Circumstellar ferromagnesio-silica dust in analogs and natural samples." J. A. COSPAR Colloquia Series 15 333-342

    Nuth, J. A., F. Reitmeijer, S. L. Hallenbeck, P. A. Withey, and F. T. Ferguson. 2000. "Nucleation, Growth, Annealing and Coagulation of Refractory Oxides and Metals: Recent Experimental Progress and Applications to Astrophysical Systems." Thermal Emission Spectroscopy and Analysisof Dust, Disks, and Regoliths 196 313-332

    Nuth, J. A., S. L. Hallenbeck, and F. Reitmeijer. 1999. ""Interstellar and Interplanetary Grains: Recent Developments and New Opportunities for Experimental Chemistry." Chap.7 in "LABORATORY ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE RESEARCH" 236 143-182

    Nuth, J. A. 1996. "Grain Formation and Metamorphism." Invited Chapter in International School of Space Chemistry: The Cosmic Dust Connection 205-221

    Nuth, J. A. 1988. "Astrophysical Implications of Pre-Solar Grains." Chapter 133 in Meteorites and the Early Solar System 984

    Nuth, J. A., C. Olinger, D. Garrison, C. Hihenberg, and B. Donn. 1988. "Trapping Ne Ar Kr and Xe in Si2O3 Smokes." Proc. 18th Lun. Plan. Sci. Conf. 631-635

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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