PARTIAL LIST OF P. J. SHLICHTA’S PUBLICATIONS BY TOPIC
New Techniques for Crystal Growth
"Growth of crystals by centrifugation", J. Crystal Growth , 34 (1968)
808-813 (with R. E. Knox).
"Movement of crystal inclusions in a centrifugal field". J. Appl.
Phys. , 42 (1971) 1823-1827 (with W. R. Wilcox).
"Materials processing above 1000 g", J. Crystal Growth, 119 (1992)
convection, and effect of gravity;
"Convection-rate-induced habit of NaClO3 crystals grown from solution",
Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc. , II,12 (1967) S 243 (with R. E. Knox).
"Simulation of crystal growth in zero gravity", Bull. Amer. Phys.
Soc., 17 No. 2 (1972) 1185 (with M. Acevedo and B. Corden).
"Oscillatory convective instability during growth of crystals from solution",
Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc. , II,21,3 (1976) 359 (with W.R. Wilcox and P.S. Chen).
"Simulation of crystal growth from solution in low gravity", Bull.
Amer. Phys. Soc. , II,21,3 (1976) 361 (with W.R. Wilcox and P.S. Chen).
"Convection phenomena during the growth of sodium chlorate crystals from
solution", J. Crystal Growth , 47 (1979) 43-60 (with P. S. Chen, W. R.
Wilcox, and R. A. Lefever).
"Free convection about a rectangular prismatic crystal growing from a
solution", Internat. J. Heat Mass Transfer , 22 (1979) 1669-1679 (with
P.S. Chen and W.R. Wilcox).
"Comparison of theory with experiment in convectionless growth of crystals
from solution", J. Crystal Growth , 71 (1985) 791-794 (with D. G. Schlom).
"Ground-based experiments on the minimization of convection during the
growth of crystals from solution", J. Crystal Growth , 75 (1986) 591-608
(with B. A. Nerad).
"Method for minimization of convection during crystal growth from solution",
U.S. Patent 4,517,048 (May 14, 1985)
Crystal Growth in a Spaceflight Environment , (JPL Final Report on MPS Experiment
#770100, Sept. 1985) 123 pp.
"Ground-based simulation of protein crystal growth in microgravity",
Spacebound '97 Conference Proceedings, ed. by J. Sygush, E. Sloot, M. Pusey,
R. Snyder, and R. Schiffman (Canadian Space Agency, Saint-Hubert, 1997)
melt and hydrothermal techniques
"A technique for simultaneous zone purification and single crystal growth",
J. Sci. Instr. , 39 (1962) 392
"Orientation effects in sodium chloride crystals", JPL Research
Summary No. 36-10, Vol. 1 , (Sept. 1961) pp, 76-78.
"Morphology of sodium chloride crystals", JPL Space Programs Summary
No. 37-15, Vol. IV (June 1962) pp. 88-91.
"Morphology and ductility of this sodium chloride crystals", Ceramic
Bulletin , 40 (1961) 582.
"Mechanical behavior of as-grown sodium chloride crystals", Bull.
Amer. Phys. Soc., II,10,9 , (1965) 1181.
Effect of Predeformation on the Mechanical Properties of Sodium Chloride Crystals,
(JPL Tecnical Report No. 32-923, May 1966) 32 pp.
Electromigration process for the purification of molten silicon during crystal
growth", U.S. Patent 4,330,359 (May 18, 1982)
"Method for making macrocrystalline or single crystal semiconductor material",
U.S. Patent 4,596,626 (June 24, 1986)
"Method for growing crystals by pressure reduction of a supercritical
or subcritical solution", U.S. Patent 4,512,846 (April 23, 1985)
"Torsional strain of whiskers", Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc. , II,2,5 (1957) 263.
"Comparison of copper whiskers with ultrafine wires", in Growth
and Perfection of Crystals , ed. by Doremus, Roberts, and Turnbull (Wiley,
1958) pp. 214-218.
"Graphite whiskers", JPL Research Summary No. 36-1 (March 1960)
"High-strength filamentary crystals", JPL Space Programs Summary
No. 37-29, Vol. IV (Oct. 1964) pp. 42-46.
Optical observation of crystal growth
"An absorption-interferometric method for mapping temperature and concentration
profiles during crystal growth from solution", SPIE Proceedings No. 236:
European Conference on Optical Systems and Applications , (1981) 95-101.
"Feasibility of mapping solution properties during the growth of protein
crystals from solution", J. Crystal Growth , 76 (1986) 656-662.
"A survey of optical techniques for mapping solution properties during
crystal growth", Progress in Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials
(in press); (with S. Verma)
"Facilitation of the growth of protein crystals by heterogeneous/epitaxial
nucleation", J. Crystal Growth, 85 (1987) 206-214 (with A. McPherson).
"Heterogeneous and epitaxial nucleation of protein crystals on mineral
surfaces", Science , 239 (1988) 385-387 (with A. McPherson).
"Heterogeneous/epitaxial nucleation of protein crystals in relation to
the formation of amyloid fibrils", Section 13 of "Regulation and
Genetic Control of Brain Amyloid", Brain Research Reviews, 16 (1991)
83-114; (with D. C. Gajdusek et al.).
"An algorithm for exhaustive heteroepitaxial substrate searches",
Heteroepitaxy of Dissimilar Materials: MRS Proceedings No.221,ed. by R. F.
C. Farrow, J. P. Harbison, P. S. Peercy, and A. Zangwill (Materials Research
Society, Pittsburgh, PA, 1991) 489-493.
"Use of heterogeneous and epitaxial nucleants to promote the growth of
protein crystals", J. Crystal Growth , 90 (1988) 47-50 (with A. McPherson).
"Epitaxy vs. oriented heterogeneous nucleation of organic crystals on
ionic substrates", J. Crystal Growth, 174 (1997) 487-94; (with K. Sarma et al.).
"Application of exhaustive lattice match searches to the selection of
epitaxial substrates for protein crystal growth", J. Crystal Growth,
174 (1997) 480-86.
Optical and Scintillator crystals
"Identification and elimination of impurity-induced 10.6 micron absorbed
in KBr", Proc. Fourth Annual Conference on Infrared Laser Window Materials,
ed. by Andrews and Strecker (ARPA, 1975) 174-183 (with J. F. Yee).
"Fluoride glass starting materials: characterization and effects of thermal
treatment", J. Mater. Sci. Let. , 6 (1987) 1164-1166 (with W. W. Chen,
B. Dunn, G. F. Neilson, and M. C. Weinberg).
"The effects of hydrated raw materials upon heavy metal fluoride glass
quality", Mater. Res. Bull. , 22 (1987) 1103-1111 (with W. W. Chen, B.
Dunn, G. F. Neilson, and M. C. Weinberg).
"Scintillation properties of lead sulfate", IEEE Trans. Nuclear
Sci., 39 (1992) 1090-4.
Search for new materials
"A crystallographic search program for oxygen-conducting electrolytes",
Solid State Ionics , 28-30 (1988) 480-487.
"An exhaustive and systematic search for optimal PET scintillator materials",
IEEE Nuclear Sci. Symp. (2000)
"Systematic and Exhaustive Searches for Optimal Crystals for Specific
Applications" a lengthy review currently being prepared for Progress
in Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials (publication expected in 2006)
Fiber Drawing in Microgravity
"Advantages of drawing crystal-core fibers in microgravity", Crystal
Growth in Space and Related Optical Diagnostics: SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 1557,
ed. by J. D. Trolinger and R. B. Lal (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 1991) 10-23;
(with B. A. Nerad).
"Experimental demonstration of the effect of gravity on the drawing of
glass fibers", Ninth International Symposium on Experimental Methods
for Microgravity Materials Science, (The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society
[TMS], Warrendale, PA, 1997) in press; (with M. P. Rao and B. A. Nerad)
"A fiber drawing tower for parabolic aircraft flights at reduced gravity",
Ninth International Symposium on Experimental Methods for Microgravity Materials
Science, (The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society [TMS], Warrendale, PA,
1997) 451; (with M. P. Rao and B. A. Nerad)
Mineralogy and geology
[contributions to] Exploration of the Moon, the Planets, and Interplanetary
Space , ed. by A. Hibbs, JPL Technical Report No. 30-1 (1960): Tables and
text on soft landings on the moon and planets.
"Geological aspects of lunar exploration", in Report of the International
Geological Congress, XXI Session Norden. 1960 , Vol. XXI, (Copenhagen, 1960)
"Growth, deformation, and defect structure of salt crystals" Saline
Deposits: Special Paper No. 88 (Geological Society of America, 1968) 597-617.
Theoretical crystallography and mathematics
"The contact rule in crystallography", JPL Space Programs Summary
36-14 (April 1962) pp. 121-122.
"Contact rule for rigid-sphere models of crystal structures", Bull.
Amer. Phys. Soc., II,9,7, (1964) 742.
"A comparison of the phase rule, the contact rule and Euler's rule",
ibid , II,12,8 (1967) 1142.
A Contact Rule for Rigid-Sphere Models of Crystal Structures ,
(JPL Technical Report 32-1299, August 1968) 13 pp.
"The influence of dislocation strain energy on crystal morphology",
(in Russian), Rost Kristallov (USSR), 7 (1967), 91-97.
"A topological approach to polyhedra packing and crystal structures",
Program and Abstracts: American Crystallographic Association
(Minneapolis, 1967) 55.
"Epistemological lattice games and their relation to crystallographic
cooperative phenomena", ibid , (1968) p. 29; see also Bull. Amer. Phys.
Soc. , II,12,8 (1967) 1149.
"Criteria for homogenous packing of homohedral polyhedra", Program
and Abstracts: American Crystallographic Association (1969) 48.
"Extension of space-group symmetry to networks and sphere-packings",
Acta Cryst. , A 25 (1969) S 11.
"The topology of symmetry", Amer. Cryst. Assoc. Program and Abstracts,
2,1 (1973) 166.
"Relation between the angle T-O-T and the stability of LiA1Si 2 0 6–-111
and other high-quartz solid solutions", Zeit. Krist. , 140 (1974) 100-113
"Possible existence of a cubic IV 3 V 4– tetrahedrally bonded structure
type, Amer. Cryst. Assoc. Program and Abstracts , (1979).
"Geometric Structures: a Revival of Interest" (lead book review),
Physics Today , (April 1979) 51-52.
"Three- and four-dimensional Hadamard matrices", Bull. Amer. Phys.
Soc., Ser. 11, Vol. 16, No. 8 (1971) 825-826.
"Higher dimensional Hadamard matrices", IEEE Trans. Information
Theory, 25 (1979) 566-572.
"Variations in abundance of known crystalline compounds as a function
of lattice constants", Acta Crystallographica Section A: Foundations
of Crystallography, A58 (2003) 281-2 (with B. Constant)
Human Organizations and Methodology
"Overlap in hierachical structures", in Hierarchical Structures,
ed. by A.G. Wilson, R.W. Gerard, and L.L. Whyte (Elsevere, 1969) 138-143.
"Promoters and inhibitors of innovation in a combat unit", in Innovation
in the Army , edited by R. D. Bourke. JPL Arroyo Center Study (October 1983).
A Manual of Methods, a book; in preparation.