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John Loring

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K8-96
Richland, WA 99352

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  • Bowers G.M., H.T. Schaef, Q. Miller, E.D. Walter, S.D. Burton, D.W. Hoyt, and J.A. Horner, et al. 2019. "C-13 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Methane and Carbon Dioxide in a Natural Shale." ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 3, no. 3:324-328. PNNL-SA-140683. doi:10.1021/acsearthspacechem.8b00214
  • Myers T.L., R.G. Tonkyn, J.S. Loring, A.M. Oeck, C.A. Banach, R.M. Francis, and Y. Su, et al. 2019. "Accurate Optical Constants for Liquids in the Near-Infrared: Improved Methods for Obtaining the n and k Constants from 1 to 4 Microns." In Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing XX, April 14-18, 2019, Baltimore, MD. Proceedings of the SPIE, edited by JA Guicheteau and CR Howle, 11010, Article No. 11010O. Bellingham, Washington:SPIE. PNNL-SA-142990. doi:10.1117/12.2519499


  • Loganathan N., G.M. Bowers, A.O. Yazaydin, H.T. Schaef, J.S. Loring, A.G. Kalinichev, and R.J. Kirkpatrick. 2018. "Clay Swelling in Dry Supercritical Carbon Dioxide: Effects of Interlayer Cations on the Structure, Dynamics, and Energetics of CO2 Intercalation Probed by XRD, NMR, and GCMD Simulations." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122, no. 8:4391-4402. PNNL-SA-136310. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b12270
  • Motkuri R.K., V.S. Vemuri, D. Barpaga, H.T. Schaef, J.S. Loring, P.F. Martin, and D. Lao, et al. 2018. "An Efficient, Solvent-Free Process for Synthesizing Anhydrous MgCl2." ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 6, no. 1:1048-1054. PNNL-SA-119379. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b03366


  • Bowers G.M., H.T. Schaef, J.S. Loring, D.W. Hoyt, S.D. Burton, E.D. Walter, and R.J. Kirkpatrick. 2017. "Role of Cations in CO2 Adsorption, Dynamics, and Hydration in Smectite Clays Under in situ Supercritical CO2 Conditions." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121, no. 1:577-592. PNNL-SA-122523. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b11542
  • Schaef H.T., N. Loganathan, G.M. Bowers, R.J. Kirkpatrick, A.O. Yazaydin, S.D. Burton, and D.W. Hoyt, et al. 2017. "Tipping Point for Expansion of Layered Aluminosilicates in Weakly Polar Solvents: Supercritical CO2." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, no. 42:36783-36791. PNNL-SA-127664. doi:10.1021/acsami.7b10590


  • Loring J.S., J. Chen, P. Benezeth Ep Gisquet, O. Qafoku, E.S. Ilton, N.M. Washton, and C.J. Thompson, et al. 2015. "Evidence for Carbonate Surface Complexation during Forsterite Carbonation in Wet Supercritical Carbon Dioxide." Langmuir 31, no. 27:7533-7543. PNNL-SA-110896. doi:10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b01052
  • Loring J.S., J. Chen, P. Benezeth, O. Qafoku, E.S. Ilton, N.M. Washton, and C.J. Thompson, et al. 2015. "Evidence for Carbonate Surface Complexation during Forsterite Carbonation in Wet Supercritical Carbon Dioxide." Langmuir 31, no. 27:7533-7543. PNNL-SA-109630. doi:10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b01052
  • Schaef H.T., J.S. Loring, V.A. Glezakou, Q.R. Miller, J. Chen, A.T. Owen, and M. Lee, et al. 2015. "Competitive Sorption of CO2 and H2O in 2:1 Layer Phyllosilicates." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 16. PNNL-SA-101900. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.03.027


  • Loring J.S., E.S. Ilton, J. Chen, C.J. Thompson, P.F. Martin, P. Benezeth, and K.M. Rosso, et al. 2014. "In Situ Study of CO2 and H2O Partitioning Between Na-Montmorillonite and Variably Wet Supercritical Carbon Dioxide." Langmuir 30, no. 21:6120-6128. PNNL-SA-101130. doi:10.1021/la500682t
  • Schaef H.T., C.L. Davidson, A.T. Owen, Q.R. Miller, J.S. Loring, C.J. Thompson, and D.H. Bacon, et al. 2014. "CO2 Utilization and Storage in Shale Gas Reservoirs: Experimental Results and Economic Impacts." Energy Procedia 63. PNNL-SA-105772. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.819
  • Schaef H.T., J.A. Horner, A.T. Owen, C.J. Thompson, J.S. Loring, and B.P. McGrail. 2014. "Mineralization of Basalts in the CO2-H2O-SO2-O2 System." Environmental Science & Technology 48, no. 9:5298-5305. PNNL-SA-98605. doi:10.1021/es404964j
  • Thompson C.J., P.F. Martin, J. Chen, P. Benezeth, H.T. Schaef, K.M. Rosso, and A.R. Felmy, et al. 2014. "Automated High-Pressure Titration System with In Situ Infrared Spectroscopic Detection." Review of Scientific Instruments 85, no. 4:Article No. 044102. PNNL-SA-101170. doi:10.1063/1.4870411


  • Loring J.S., H.T. Schaef, C.J. Thompson, R.V. Turcu, Q.R. Miller, J. Chen, and J.Z. Hu, et al. 2013. "Clay hydration/dehydration in dry to water-saturated supercritical CO2: Implications for caprock integrity." Energy Procedia 37. PNNL-SA-91508. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2013.06.463
  • Miller Q., C.J. Thompson, J.S. Loring, C.F. Windisch, M.E. Bowden, D.W. Hoyt, and J.Z. Hu, et al. 2013. "Insights into Silicate Carbonation Processes in Water-Bearing Supercritical CO2 Fluids." International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 15. PNNL-SA-89916. doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2013.02.005
  • Schaef H.T., B.P. McGrail, J.S. Loring, M.E. Bowden, B.W. Arey, and K.M. Rosso. 2013. "Forsterite [Mg2SiO4)] Carbonation in Wet Supercritical CO2: An in situ High Pressure X-Ray Diffraction Study." Environmental Science & Technology 47, no. 1:174-181. PNNL-SA-84791. doi:10.1021/es301126f
  • Schaef H.T., Q. Miller, C.J. Thompson, J.S. Loring, M.E. Bowden, B.W. Arey, and B.P. McGrail, et al. 2013. "Silicate Carbonation in Supercritical CO2 Containing Dissolved H2O: An in situ High Pressure X-Ray Diffraction Study." Energy Procedia 37. PNNL-SA-85671. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2013.06.514
  • Thompson C.J., J.S. Loring, K.M. Rosso, and Z. Wang. 2013. "Comparative Reactivity Study of Forsterite and Antigorite in Wet Supercritical CO2 by In Situ Infrared Spectroscopy." International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 18. PNNL-SA-93361. doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2013.07.007
  • Turcu R.V., D.W. Hoyt, K.M. Rosso, J.A. Sears, J.S. Loring, A.R. Felmy, and J.Z. Hu. 2013. "Rotor Design for High Pressure Magic Angle Spinning Nuclear Magnetic Resonance." Journal of Magnetic Resonance 226. PNNL-SA-88703. doi:10.1016/j.jmr.2012.08.009
  • Wang Z., A.R. Felmy, C.J. Thompson, J.S. Loring, A.G. Joly, K.M. Rosso, and H.T. Schaef, et al. 2013. "Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Investigation of Water in Supercritical CO2 and the Effect of CaCl2." Fluid Phase Equilibria 338. PNNL-SA-89926. doi:10.1016/j.fluid.2012.11.012


  • Loring J.S., C.J. Thompson, C. Zhang, Z. Wang, H.T. Schaef, and K.M. Rosso. 2012. "In Situ Infrared Spectroscopic Study of Brucite Carbonation in Dry to Water-Saturated Supercritical Carbon Dioxide." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 116, no. 19:4768-4777. PNNL-SA-86156. doi:10.1021/jp210020t
  • Loring J.S., H.T. Schaef, R.V. Turcu, C.J. Thompson, Q. Miller, P.F. Martin, and J.Z. Hu, et al. 2012. "In Situ Molecular Spectroscopic Evidence for CO2 Intercalation into Montmorillonite in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide." Langmuir 28, no. 18:7125-7128. PNNL-SA-86500. doi:10.1021/la301136w


  • Loring J.S., C.J. Thompson, Z. Wang, A.G. Joly, D.S. Sklarew, H.T. Schaef, and E.S. Ilton, et al. 2011. "In Situ Infrared Spectroscopic Study of Forsterite Carbonation in Wet Supercritical CO2." Environmental Science & Technology 45, no. 14:6204-6210. PNNL-SA-74249. doi:10.1021/es201284e


  • Simanova A.A., P. Persson, and J.S. Loring. 2010. "Evidence for Ligand Hydrolysis and Fe(III) Reduction in the Dissolution of Goethite by Desferrioxamine-B." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, no. 23:6706-6720. PNNL-SA-79257. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2010.08.037

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