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Herman Cho

Catalysis Science
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K2-57
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Kathmann SM, HM Cho, TM Chang, GK Schenter, KK Parab, and T Autrey. 2014. "Experimental and Theoretical Study of Molecular Response of Amine Bases in Organic Solvents ." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 118(18):4883-4888.  doi:10.1021/jp500821u
  • Lercher JA, AM Appel, T Autrey, RM Bullock, DM Camaioni, HM Cho, DA Dixon, Z Dohnalek, F Gao, VA Glezakou, MA Henderson, JZ Hu, E Iglesia, AJ Karkamkar, BD Kay, GA Kimmel, JC Linehan, J Liu, I Lyubinetsky, D Mei, CHF Peden, RJ Rousseau, GK Schenter, WJ Shaw, J Szanyi, H Wang, Y Wang, and RS Weber. 2014. "Multifunctional Catalysts to Synthesize and Utilize Energy Carriers." In Frontiers at the Interface between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis, II, pp. 207-219.  U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Washington, DC. 


  • Karkamkar AJ, K Parab, DM Camaioni, D Neiner, HM Cho, TK Nielsen, and T Autrey. 2013. "A Thermodynamic and Kenetic Study of the Heterolytic Activation of Hydrogen by Frustrated Borane-Amine Lewis Pairs." Dalton Transactions 42(3):615-619.  doi:10.1039/c2dt31628e


  • Cort JR, PJ Alperin, and HM Cho. 2012. "Measurement and analysis of diastereomer ratios for forensic characterization of brodifacoum." Forensic Science International 214(1-3):178-181.  doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2011.08.003


  • Jain A, S Lense, JC Linehan, S Raugei, HM Cho, DL DuBois, and WJ Shaw. 2011. "Incorporating Peptides in the Outer Coordination Sphere of Bio-inspired Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Production ." Inorganic Chemistry 50(9):4073-4085.  doi:10.1021/ic1025872


  • Cho HM, WA De Jong, and CZ Soderquist. 2010. "Probing the Oxygen Environment in UO22+ by Solid-State O-17 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Relativistic Density Functional Calculations." Journal of Chemical Physics 132(8):084501.  doi:10.1063/1.3308499
  • Cho HM, WA De Jong, AP Sattelberger, F Poineau, and K Czerwinski. 2010. "Comprehensive Solid-State NMR Characterization of Electronic Structure in Ditechnetium Heptoxide ." Journal of the American Chemical Society 132(38):13138-13140. 


  • Cort JR, and HM Cho. 2009. "1H and 13C NMR Chemical Shift Assignments and Conformational Analysis for the Two Diastereomers of the Vitamin K Epoxide Reductase Inhibitor Brodifacoum." Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 47(10):897-901.  doi:10.1002/mrc.2475


  • Cho HM, WJ Shaw, VM Parvanov, GK Schenter, AJ Karkamkar, NJ Hess, CJ Mundy, SM Kathmann, JA Sears, Jr, AS Lipton, PD Ellis, and T Autrey. 2008. "Molecular Structure and Dynamics in the Low Temperature (Orthorhombic) Phase of NH3BH3." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 112(18):4277-4283. 


  • Farnan IE, HM Cho, and WJ Weber. 2007. "QUANTIFICATION OF ACTINIDE ALPHA-RADIATION DAMAGE IN MINERALS AND CERAMICS." Nature 445:190-193.  doi:10.1038/nature05425


  • Cho HM, AR Felmy, R Craciun, JP Keenum, NK Shah, and DA Dixon. 2006. "Solution State Structure Determination of Silicate Oligomers by 29Si NMR Spectroscopy and Molecular Modeling." Journal of the American Chemical Society 128(7):2324-2335.  doi:10.1021/ja0559202
  • Farnan IE, HM Cho, and WJ Weber. 2006. "IDENTIFYING AND QUANTIFYING ACTINIDE RADIATION DAMAGE IN ZrSiO4 MINERALS AND CERAMICS WITH NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE." In Proceedings of the Eighth Actinides Conference, Actinides 2005, 4-8 July 2005, University of Manchester, UK. Published in Recent Advances in Actinide Science, ed. I May, R Alvarez, N Bryan, pp. 305-310.  Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, United Kingdom. 
  • Felmy AR, HM Cho, DA Dixon, Y Xia, NJ Hess, and Z Wang. 2006. "The Aqueous Complexation of Thorium with Citrate under Neutral to Basic Conditions." Radiochimica Acta 94(4):205-212.  doi:10.1524/ract.2006.94.4.205


  • Wang Z, AR Felmy, Y Xia, O Qafoku, W Yantasee, and HM Cho. 2005. "Complexation of Cm(III)/Eu(III) with Silicate in Basic Solutions." Radiochimica Acta 93(12):741-748. 


  • Farnan IE, HM Cho, WJ Weber, RD Scheele, NR Johnson, and AE Kozelisky. 2004. "High-Resolution Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Experiments on Highly Radioactive Ceramics." Review of Scientific Instruments 75(12):5232-5236. 


  • Cho HM, D Rai, NJ Hess, Y Xia, and L Rao. 2003. "Acidity and Structure of Isosaccharinate in Aqueous Solution: A Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study." Journal of Solution Chemistry 32(8):691-702. 
  • Rai D, NJ Hess, Y Xia, L Rao, HM Cho, RC Moore, and LR Van Loon. 2003. "Comprehensive Thermodynamic Model Applicable to Highly Acidic to Basic Conditions for Isosaccharinate Reactions with Ca(II) and Np(IV)." Journal of Solution Chemistry 32(8):665-689. 


  • Cho HM, PB Shepson, LA Barrie, JP Cowin, and RA Zaveri. 2002. "NMR Investigation of the Quasi-Brine Layer in Ice/Brine Mixtures." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 106(43):11226-11232. 




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