Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



John Vaughn

Postdoctoral Appointment
Atmospheric, Earth and Energy Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Geosciences
Stony Brook University
M.Sc. Chemistry
Rutgers University

Research Interests

Structure-property relationships in polymer materials and ionic solids using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy

Selected (Recent) Publications

B. L. Phillips, A. C. Ohlin, J. S. Vaughn, W. R. Woerner, S. Smart, L. Pan, "Solid-state 27Al NMR spectroscopy of the γ-Al13 Keggin containing Al coordinated by a terminal hydroxyl ligand," Inorg. Chem., 2016 (in review)

B. L. Phillips, J. S. Vaughn, S. Smart, L. Pan, "Characterization of Al30 in commercial poly-aluminum chlorohydrate by solid-state 27Al NMR spectroscopy," J. Colloid Interface Sci., 2016, 476, pp. 230-239

L. R. Friedlander, T. D. Glotch, B. L. Phillips, J. S. Vaughn, J. R. Michalski, "Examining structural and related spectral change in Mars-relevant phyllosilicates after experimental impacts between 10-40 GPa," Clays Clay Miner., 2016, 64 (3), pp. 189-209

J. S. Vaughn, W. R. Woerner, D. H. Lindsley, H. Nekvasil, J. M. Hughes, and B. L. Phillips, "Hydrogen environments in low-OH, F, Cl apatites revealed by double resonance solid-state NMR," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119 (51), pp. 28605–28613

J. M. Hughes, H. Nekvasil, G. Ustunisik, D. H. Lindsley, A. E. Coraor, J S. Vaughn, B. L. Phillips, F. M. McCubbin, W. R. Woerner, "Solid-solution in the fluorapatite-chlorapatite binary system: high-precision crystal structure refinements of synthetic F-Cl apatite," Am. Mineral., 2014, 99, pp. 369-376

S. Smart, J. S. Vaughn, I. Pappas, L. Pan, "Controlled step-wise isomerization of the Keggin-type Al13 and determination of the γ-Al13 structure," Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, pp. 11352-11354


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