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R. Scott Smith

Chemical Physics & Analysis
Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K8-88
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications

2013

  • May RA, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2013. "Mobility of Supercooled liquid Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Benzene near their Glass Transition Temperatures Investigated using Inert Gas Permeation." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 117(46):11881-11889.  doi:10.1021/jp403093e
  • May RA, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2013. "The Release of Trapped Gases from Amorphous Solid Water Films: I. "Top-Down" Crystallization-Induced Crack Propagation Probed using the Molecular Volcano." Journal of Chemical Physics 138(10):Article No. 104501.  doi:10.1063/1.4793311
  • May RA, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2013. "The Release of Trapped Gases from Amorphous Solid Water Films: II. "Bottom-Up" Induced Desorption Pathways." Journal of Chemical Physics 138(10):Article No. 104502.  doi:10.1063/1.4793312

2012

  • Matthiesen J, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2012. "Probing the Mobility of Supercooled Liquid 3-Methylpentane at Temperatures Near the Glass Transition Using Rare Gas Permeation." Journal of Chemical Physics 137(6):Article No. 064509.  doi:10.1063/1.4743902
  • May RA, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2012. "The Molecular Volcano Revisited: Determination of Crack Propagation and Distribution During the Crystallization of Nanoscale Amorphous Solid Water Films. ." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 3(3):327-331.  doi:10.1021/jz201648g
  • Smid B, Z Li, A Dohnalkova, BW Arey, RS Smith, V Matolin, BD Kay, and Z Dohnalek. 2012. "Characterization of Nanoporous WO3 Films Grown via Ballistic Deposition." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116(19):10649-10655.  doi:10.1021/jp3015723
  • Smith RS, NG Petrik, GA Kimmel, and BD Kay. 2012. "Thermal and Non-thermal Physiochemical Processes in Nanoscale Films of Amorphous Solid Water." Accounts of Chemical Research 45(1):33-42.  doi:10.1021/ar200070w
  • Smith RS, and BD Kay. 2012. "Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling: Recent Experimental Approaches to Probe the Properties of Supercooled Liquids near the Glass Transition." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 3(6):725-730.  doi:10.1021/jz201710z

2011

  • Ayotte P, P Marchand, JL Daschbach, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2011. "HCI Adsorption and Ionization on Amorphous and Crystalline H2O Films below 50 K." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 115(23):6002-6014. 
  • Feibelman PJ, GA Kimmel, RS Smith, NG Petrik, T Zubkov, and BD Kay. 2011. "A unique vibrational signature of rotated water monolayers on Pt(111): predicted and observed." Journal of Chemical Physics 134(20):Article No. 204702.  doi:10.1063/1.3591966
  • Li Z, RS Smith, BD Kay, and Z Dohnalek. 2011. "Determination of Absolute Coverages for Small Aliphatic Alcohols on TiO2(110)." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115(45):22534-22539.  doi:10.1021/jp208228f
  • Li Z, Z Zhang, YK Kim, RS Smith, F Netzer, BD Kay, RJ Rousseau, and Z Dohnalek. 2011. "Growth of Ordered Ultrathin Tungsten Oxide Films on Pt(111)." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115(13):5773-5783.  doi:10.1021/jp1108976
  • Matthiesen J, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2011. "Mixing it up - Measuring diffusion in supercooled liquid solutions of methanol and ethanol at temperatures near the glass transition." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2(6):557-561.  doi:10.1021/jz2000744
  • May RA, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2011. "Probing the Interaction of Amorphous Solid Water on a Hydrophobic Surface: Dewetting and Crystallization Kinetics of ASW on Carbon Tetrachloride." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP 13(44):19848-19855.  doi:10.1039/C1CP21855G
  • Smith RS, J Matthiesen, JR Knox, and BD Kay. 2011. "Crystallization Kinetics and Excess Free Energy of H2O and D2O Nanoscale Films of Amorphous Solid Water." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 115(23):5908-5917.  doi:10.1021/jp110297q

2010

  • Matthiesen J, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2010. "Measuring Diffusivity in Supercooled Liquid Nanoscale Films using Inert Gas Permeation: II. Diffusion of AR, KR, Xe, and CH4 through Methanol." Journal of Chemical Physics 133(17):174505-11.  doi:10.1063/1.3497648
  • Parkinson GS, Z Dohnalek, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2010. "Reactivity of Fe0 Atoms with mixed CCI4 and D2O films over FeO (111)." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114(40):17136-17141.  doi:10.1021/jp103896k
  • Rassat SD, CL Aardahl, T Autrey, and RS Smith. 2010. "Thermal Stability of Ammonia Borane: A Case Study for Exothermic Hydrogen Storage Materials." Energy and Fuels 24(4):2596-2606.  doi:10.1021/ef901430a
  • Smith RS, J Matthiesen, and BD Kay. 2010. "Breaking through the Glass Ceiling: The Correlation Between the Self-Diffusivity in and Krypton Permeation through Deeply Supercooled Liquid Nanoscale Methanol Films." Journal of Chemical Physics 132(12):Art. No. 124502.  doi:10.1063/1.3361664
  • Smith RS, J Matthiesen, and BD Kay. 2010. "Measuring Diffusivity in Supercooled Liquid Nanoscale Films using Inert Gas Permeation: I. Kinetic Model and Scaling Methods." Journal of Chemical Physics 133(17):174504-11.  doi:10.1063/1.3497654

2009

  • Cholette F, T Zubkov, RS Smith, Z Dohnalek, BD Kay, and P Ayotte. 2009. "Infrared Spectroscopy and Optical Constants of Porous Amorphous Solid Water." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 113(13):4131-4140. 
  • Kimmel GA, J Matthiesen, M Baer, CJ Mundy, NG Petrik, RS Smith, Z Dohnalek, and BD Kay. 2009. "No Confinement Needed: Observation of a Metastable Hydrophobic Wetting Two-Layer Ice on Graphene." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131(35):12838-12844. 
  • Matthiesen J, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2009. "Using Rare Gas Permeation to Probe Methanol Diffusion near the Glass Transition Temperature." Physical Review Letters 103(24):Article Number: 245902. 
  • Parkinson GS, YK Kim, Z Dohnalek, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2009. "Reactivity of Fe-0 atoms and clusters with D2O over FeO(111)." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113(2):4960-4969. 
  • Parkinson GS, Z Dohnalek, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2009. "Reactivity of C2Cl6 and C2Cl4 multilayers with Fe0 atoms over FeO(111)." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113(23):10233-10241. 
  • Parkinson GS, Z Dohnalek, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2009. "Reactivity of Fe-0 Atoms, Clusters, and Nanoparticles with CC14 Multilayers on FeO(111)." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113(5):1818-1829. 
  • Smith RS, T Zubkov, Z Dohnalek, and BD Kay. 2009. "The Effect of the Incident Collision Energy on the Porosity of Vapor Deposited Amorphous Solid Water Films." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 113(13):4000-4007. 

2007

  • Smith RS, P Ayotte, and BD Kay. 2007. "Formation of Supercooled Liquid Solutions from Nanoscale Amorphous Solid Films of Methanol and Ethanol." Journal of Chemical Physics 127(24):Art. No. 244705. 
  • Zubkov T, RS Smith, TR Engstrom, and BD Kay. 2007. "Adsorption, Desorption, and Diffusion of Nitrogen in a Model Nanoporous Material: I. Surface Limited Desorption Kinetics in Amorphous Solid Water." Journal of Chemical Physics 127(18):Art. No. 184707.  doi:10.1063/1.2790432
  • Zubkov T, RS Smith, TR Engstrom, and BD Kay. 2007. "Adsorption, Desorption, and Diffusion of Nitrogen in a Model Nanoporous Material: II. Diffusion Limited Kinetics in Amorphous Solid Water." Journal of Chemical Physics 127(14):Art. No. 184708.  doi:10.1063/1.2790433

2006

  • Rassat SD, RS Smith, CL Aardahl, T Autrey, AA Chin, JW Magee, GR VanSciver, and FJ Lipiecki. 2006. "Thermal Stability and Hydrogen Release Kinetics of Ammonia Borane Under Vehicle Storage Conditions." In The 232nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Division of Fuel Chemistry, September 10-14, 2006, San Francisco, California, vol. 51, pp. 517-519.  American Chemical Society, Washington DC. 
  • Smith RS, T Zubkov, and BD Kay. 2006. "The Effect of the Incident Collision Energy on the Phase and Crystallization Kinetics of Vapor Deposited Water Films." Journal of Chemical Physics 124(11):114710 (7 pages). 

2005

  • Daschbach JL, J Kim, P Ayotte, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2005. "Adsorption and Desorption of HCI on Pt(111)." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 109(32):15506-15514. 
  • Daschbach JL, Z Dohnalek, S Liu, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2005. "Water Adsorption, Desorption, and Clustering on FeO(111)." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 109(20):10362-10370. 
  • Gutowska A, L Li, Y Shin, CM Wang, XS Li, JC Linehan, RS Smith, BD Kay, BA Schmid, WJ Shaw, MS Gutowski, and T Autrey. 2005. "Nano-Scaffold Mediates Hydrogen Release and Reactivity of Ammonia Borane." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 44(23):3578-3582. 

2004

  • Daschbach JL, BM Peden, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2004. "Adsorption, Desorption, and Clustering H20 on Pt (111)." Journal of Chemical Physics 120(3):1516-1523. 
  • Daschbach JL, GK Schenter, P Ayotte, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2004. "Helium Diffusion Through H2O and D2O Amorphous Ice: A Lattice Inverse Istope Effect." Physical Review Letters 92(19):Art. no. 198306. 
  • Liu S, Z Dohnalek, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2004. "Interaction of CH4, CH3Cl, CH2CI2, and CCl4 with O-terminated FeO(111)." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108(11):3644-3650. 

2003

  • Dohnalek Z, GA Kimmel, P Ayotte, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2003. "The Deposition Angle-Dependent Density of Amorphous Solid Water Films." Journal of Chemical Physics 118(1):364-372. 
  • Smith RS, Z Dohnalek, GA Kimmel, GR Teeter, P Ayotte, JL Daschbach, and BD Kay. 2003. "Molecular Beam Studies of Nanoscale Films of Amorphous Solid Water." Chapter 14 in Water in Confining Geometries, ed. V. Buch and J.P. Devlin, pp. 337-357.  Springer-Verlag, New York, NY. 

2002

  • Ayotte P, RS Smith, GR Teeter, Z Dohnalek, GA Kimmel, and BD Kay. 2002. "A Beaker without Walls: Formation of Deeply Supercooled Binary Liquid Solutions of Alcohols from Nanoscale Amorphous Solid Films." Physical Review Letters 88(24):art. no. 245505. 
  • Dohnalek Z, GA Kimmel, DE McCready, JA Young, A Dohnalkova, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2002. "Structural and chemical characterization of aligned crystalline nanoporous MgO films grown via reactive ballistic deposition ." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 106(14):3526-3529 .  doi: 10.1021/jp013801c
  • Dohnalek Z, GA Kimmel, DE McCready, JS Young, A Dohnalkova, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2002. "Structural and Chemical Characterization of Aligned Crystalline Nanoporous MgO Films Grown via Reactive Ballistic Deposition." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 106(14):3526-3529. 
  • Dohnalek Z, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2002. "Adsorption Dynamics and Desorption Kinetics of Argon and Methane on MgO(100) ." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 106(33):8360-8366. 
  • Smith RS, Z Dohnalek, GA Kimmel, KP Stevenson, and BD Kay. 2002. "The Relationship between the Self-diffusivity of Supercooled and Amorphous Solid Water." In 220th American Chemical Society National Meeting: Liquid Dynamics experiment, simulation, and theory; ACS Symposium series, vol. 820, ed. Fourkas, J. T., pp. 198-213.  American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C.. 

2001

  • Ayotte P, RS Smith, KP Stevenson, Z Dohnalek, GA Kimmel, and BD Kay. 2001. "Effect of Porosity on the Adsorption, Desorption, Trapping and Release of Volatile gases by Amorphous Solid Water." Journal of Geophysical Research. Planets 106(E12):33,387-33,392. 
  • Dohnalek Z, GA Kimmel, SA Joyce, P Ayotte, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2001. "Physisorption of CO on The MgO(100) Surface." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 105(18):3747-3751. 
  • Kimmel GA, KP Stevenson, Z Dohnalek, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2001. "Control of Amorphous Solid Water Morphology using Molecular Beams - I: Experimental Results ." Journal of Chemical Physics 114(12):5284-5294. 
  • Kimmel GA, KP Stevenson, Z Dohnalek, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2001. "Control of Amorphous Solid Water Morphology using Molecular Beams - II: Ballistic Deposition Simulations ." Journal of Chemical Physics 114(12):5295-5303. 

2000

  • Dohnalek Z, GA Kimmel, RL Ciolli, KP Stevenson, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 2000. "The Effect of Underlying Substrate on the Crystallization Kinetics of Dense Amorphous Solid Water Films." Journal of Chemical Physics 112(13):5932-5941. 
  • Smith RS, Z Dohnalek, GA Kimmel, KP Stevenson, and BD Kay. 2000. "The Self-diffusivity of Amorphous Solid Water Near 150 K." Chemical Physics 258(3):291-305. 

1999

  • Dohnalek Z, RL Ciolli, GA Kimmel, KP Stevenson, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 1999. "Substrate Induced Crystallization of Amorphous Solid Water at Low Temperatures." Journal of Chemical Physics 110(12):5489-5492. 
  • Smith RS, and BD Kay. 1999. "The Existence of Supercooled Liquid Water at 150 K." Nature 398:788-791. 
  • Stevenson KP, GA Kimmel, Z Dohnalek, RS Smith, and BD Kay. 1999. "Controlling the Morphology of Amorphous Solid Water." Science 283:1505-1507. 

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