Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Alan DeHope

Chemist
Deputy Group Leader
Functional Materials Synthesis and Integration Group
Materials Science Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Chemistry
University of California at Riverside
2010
M.S. Chemistry
University of California at Riverside
2006
B.S. Chemistry
University of California at Riverside
2005

Research Interests

  • Energetic materials synthesis, scale-up, and formulation
  • Isolation of reactive intermediates, main-group and organometallic chemistry
  • Nitration and oxidation methodologies

Recent Publications

Brian P. Mayer, Carlos A. Valdez, Alan J. DeHope, Paul E. Spackman, and Audrey M. Williams, “Statistical analysis of the chemical attribution signatures of 3-methylfentanyl and its methods of production,” Talanta, available online on February 12, 2018.

Philip Pagoria, Mao-Xi Zhang, Nathaniel Zuckerman, Gregory Lee, Alexander Mitchell, Alan DeHope, Alexander Gash, Clifford Coon, and Patrick Gallagher, “Synthetic Studies of 2,6-Diamino-3,5-Dinitropyrazine-1-Oxide (LLM-105) from Discovery to Multi-Kilogram Scale,” Propell. Explosiv. Pyrotechn. 2018, 42, 15–27.

Philip F. Pagoria, Mao-Xi Zhang, Nathaniel B. Zuckerman, Alan J. DeHope, and Damon A. Parrish, “Synthesis and characterization of multicyclic oxadiazoles and 1-hydroxytetrazoles as energetic materials,” Chem. Heterocycl. Cmpds. 2017, 53 (6/7), 760–778.

Roman Tsyhevsky, Philip Pagoria, Maoxi Zhang, Ana Racoveanu, Alan DeHope, Damon Parrish, and Maija M. Kuklja, “Searching for Low-Sensitivity Cast-Melt High-Energy-Density Materials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Decomposition Kinetics of 3,4-Bis(4-nitro-1,2,5-oxadiazol-3-yl)-1,2,5-ozadiazole-2-oxide,” J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (7), 3509–3521.

Philip Pagoria, Maoxi Zhang, Ana Racoveanu, Alan DeHope, Roman Tsyshevsky, and Maija M. Kuklja, “3-(4-Amino-1,2,5-oxadiazol-3-yl)-4-(4-nitro-1,2,5-oxadiazol-3-yl)-1,2,5-oxadiazole,” Molbank, 2014, M824.


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