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January, 2001

PRESENT ADDRESS :

3000 Trinity Dr., Apt. # 35
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544
(505) 667-3294 - office telephone
(505) 667-6561 - facsimile
e-mail : jbr@lanl.gov

PERSONAL : Born April 23, 1961 in Riverside, California; US citizen; single. Active Q-clearance, PSAP.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

(6/00 - present) Project Leader - Pit Certification, Plutonium Materials Science Group (NMT?16), Nuclear Materials Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

(8/99 - 6/00) Team Leader, Materials Chemistry, Applied Chemical Technology Group (CST?12), Chemical Science & Technologies Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

(12/96 - 8/99) Technical Staff Member, Materials Chemistry, Applied Chemical Technology Group (CST?12), Chemical Science & Technologies Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Los Alamos Distinguished Performance Award - Small Team, September, 1997.

(11/95 - 12/96) Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Center for Materials Science/Detonation Experimentation (DX-1), Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico. Development of a laser-driven plate-impact technique for the study of high-strain-rate (> 106 s-1) deformation and fracture in thin films and foils. Experiments in spallation, interface strength, and dynamic fracture in polycrystals, bicrystals, and single crystals.

(6/95 to 10/95) Consultant, Center for Materials Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico. Development of in situ, surface acoustic wave technique to measure elastic properties of metallic thin film multilayers. Application of the surface acoustic wave technique to Laboratory CRADA on dissolution rates of organic molecules in supercritical fluids.

(2/94 to 4/95) Research Scientist, Advanced Materials Section, Laboratory of Manufacturing Technology, Technical Research Center of Finland, Tampere, Finland. Production of cemented carbide monoliths and coatings using self-propagating high-temperature synthesis reactions. Explosive compaction of metal-matrix composite powders to produce wear-resistant coatings. Shock wave welding. Synthesis of structural intermetallics and in-situ oxide-dispersion-strengthened alloys by mechanical alloying.

(11/92 to 2/94) Post-Doctoral Fellow, Microelectronics and Materials Technology Center, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. Participant in a Japanese government funded project on the design and fabrication of micro-electromechanical sensors and actuators using integrated circuit technologies. Chemical micro-machining of silicon. Deposition of thin films by electron-beam evaporation, sputtering, electroless and electrolytic deposition. Patterning of metallic thin films by photolithography and clean-room processing. Customer-commissioned micro-fabrication projects, including micro-electrodes and micro-antenna arrays.

(8/92 to 11/92) Visiting Scientist, Metal Physics Section, Metals Laboratory, Technical Research Center of Finland, Tampere, Finland. Production of wear-resistant coatings on tool steels by simultaneous explosive compaction and solid?state welding of cermet powders. Design of assemblies for explosive compaction of amorphous alloy powders.

(7/83 to 1/84) Research Assistant, Dept. of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico. Electrochemical corrosion and passivation studies of ion-nitrided steels.

EDUCATION :

Ph.D. Materials Engineering (1992), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Dissertation Title: "Metastable Phases in Ni1-xZrx Thin Films Studied by Electrical Resistivity and Surface Acoustic Waves". Research conducted at the Center for Materials Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico (2/87 to 8/92). Development of in situ resistivity and surface acoustic wave measurement techniques to study amorphous-to-crystalline transformations in metallic alloy thin films. Measurement of Ni diffusivity in NiZr amorphous alloys. Numerical modeling of glass-forming range in alloy melts. Elastic properties of compositionally-modulated films. Ultra high-vacuum deposition of thin films. Characterization of thin films by transmission electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction, differential scanning calorimetry, and Rutherford backscattering.

M.S. Metallurgy (1986), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Thesis Title: "Impact Welding of Aluminum Alloys 6061 and 7475". Research conducted at the Center for Explosives Technology Research, Socorro, New Mexico (1/84 to 6/86). Impact welding of high- and low-strength aluminum alloys. Shock-wave consolidation of aluminum?silicon, yttria?stabilized zirconia, and tungsten carbide-cobalt powders. Design of assemblies for the modification of shock waves.

B.S. (High Honors) Metallurgical Engineering (1983), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. New Mexico Tech Scholar, ASARCO scholarship (2 years), Academic Honor Roll (4 years), Alpha Sigma Mu, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Gamma Epsilon. Undergraduate research projects on coal cleaning by microfoam flotatio

n and oil agglomeration. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS : American Society for Metals, Materials Research Society

REFERENCES:

Dr. Pekka Ruuskanen, Director
Advanced Materials Section
Laboratory of Manufacturing Technology
Technical Research Center of Finland
Kanslerinkatu 12B
FIN-33720, Tampere, Finland

Prof. James Scott, Dean
Faculty of Applied Science
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
GPO Box 2476V
Melbourne 3001, Victoria, Australia
Dr. Ricardo B. Schwarz, Laboratory Fellow
Center for Materials Science, MS K-765
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545

Dr. Alton D. Romig, Jr., Vice-President
Sandia National Laboratory
P.O. Box 5800
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185

Dr. Criag M.V. Taylor
Group Leader, Advanced Chemical Technology
Chemistry Division MS J 964
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS :

1. J.B. Rubin and R.B. Schwarz, "Kinetics of the Solid State Amorphizing Reaction in Thin Films Studied by Electrical Resistivity", Appl. Phys. Lett. 55 (1989) p. 36.

2. R.B. Schwarz, J.B. Rubin, and T.J. Tianen, "Solid State Amorphization: Thermal and Mechanical Mixing", chap. 1 in Science of Advanced Materials, ed. by H. Weidersich and M. Meshii, (ASM, Materials Park, 1990) pp. 1-32.

3. R.B. Schwarz and J.B. Rubin, "Metastable Phase Equilibria in Co-Evaporated Ni/Zr Thin Films" in Phase Transformation Kinetics in Thin Films, Materials Research Society Symp. Proc. vol. 230 (1991) p. 21.

4. J.B. Rubin and R.B. Schwarz, "Kinetics of Solid State Reactions in Ni/Zr Thin Films" in Phase Transformation Kinetics in Thin Films Materials Research Society Symp. Proc. 230, (1991) p. 15.

5. R.B. Schwarz and J.B. Rubin, "Heating Stage for In Situ Studies of Thin Film Reactions", Rev. Sci. Instr. 64 (1993) p. 1292.

6. R.B. Schwarz and J.B. Rubin, "Solid State Amorphizing Transformations: Thermodynamics and Kinetics", J. Alloys and Compounds 194 (1993) p. 189.

7. R.B. Schwarz and J.B. Rubin, "Elastic Properties of Amorphous Thin Films Studied Using Rayleigh Waves", Mat. Sci. & Eng. A179/180 (1994) p. 137.

8. J.B. Rubin and R.B. Schwarz, "Elastic Properties of Co-Deposited Ni1?xZrx Thin Films Studied Using Rayleigh Waves", Phys. Rev. B50, 795 (1994).

9. J. Keskinen, A. Pogany, J.B. Rubin, and P.R. Ruuskanen, "Carbide and Hydride Formation During Mechanical Alloying of Titanium and Aluminum With Hexane", Mat. Sci. & Eng. A196 (1995) p. 205.

10. A. Kiskii, P. Ruuskanen, and J.B. Rubin, "Metal-Matrix Composite Coatings Produced By Shock Wave Compaction of Powders", Met. Trans. A27 (1996) p. 2298.

11. James B. Rubin, James W. Carey and Craig M.V. Taylor, "Enhancement of Cemented Waste Forms by Supercritical CO2 Carbonation of Standard Portland Cements", Proc. Amer. Nucl. Soc. 1st Topical Meeting on Decommissioning, Decontamination, & Reutilization of Commercial & Government Facilities (Knoxville, TN, Sept. 7-12, 1997). LAUR?97?1859

12. James B. Rubin, Craig M.V. Taylor, Patricia Paviet-Hartmann and Thomas Hartmann, "Ash Cements Stabilized by Supercritical Co2 Carbonation for Repository Overlayer", Proc. NATO Adv. Study Workshop - "Turning a Problem into a Resource: Remediation and Waste Management at the Sillamäe Site, Estonia" (Tallinn, Estonia, Oct. 5-9, 1998). LAUR?99?5601

13. Shi Bai, Jian Zhi Hu, Ronald J. Pugmire, David M. Grant, Craig M. V. Taylor, James B. Rubin, and Eric J. Peterson, "Solid State NMR and Wide Angle X-ray Diffraction Studies of Supercritical Fluid CO2-Treated Poly(ethylene terephthalate)", Macromolecules 31 (1998) p. 9238.

14. T. Hartmann, P. Paviet-Hartmann, J.B. Rubin, M.R. Fitzsimmons and K.E. Sickafus, "The Effect of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Treatment on the Leachability and Structure of Cemented Radioactive Waste-Forms", Waste Management 19 (1999) pp. 355-361.

15. J.B. Rubin, "Supercritical Fluids as Wafer Cleaners", Semiconductor International September, 2000. LA-UR-00-3552. http://www.semiconductor.net/ semiconductor/issues/issues/2000/200009/six0009photo.asp

16. William K. Hollis, Aaron M. Martinez, Kenneth A. Brandt, Beverly S. Bender, and James B. Rubin, "The Deployment of Supercritical Fluid Extraction for Moisture Measurements in Impure Plutonium Oxides", Amer. Nucl. Soc. Trans. XX (2001) pp. XXX-XXX. LA-UR-00-2911.

PRESENTATIONS :

1. "Stable and Metastable Phases in Ni/Zr Thin Films", J. Rubin, Materials Research Society, Spring, 1991 Meeting (Anaheim, CA, 1991).

2. "Metastable Phase Equilibria in Co-Evaporated Ni/Zr Thin Films", J. Rubin and R.B. Schwarz, ASM-TMS/AIME 1992 Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA, 1992).

3. "Kinetics of Solid State Reactions in Ni/Zr Thin Films", J. Rubin and R.B. Schwarz, ASM-TMS/AIME 1992 Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA, 1992).

5. "Solid State Amorphizing Transformations : Thermodynamics and Kinetics ", R.B. Schwarz and J.B. Rubin, ASM-TMS/AIME 1993 Annual Meeting, (Cincinnati, OH, 1993).

6. "Elastic Properties of Amorphous Thin Films Studied by Rayleigh Waves", R.B. Schwarz and J.B. Rubin, 8th Intl. Conf. Rapidly Quenched and Metastable Materials (Sendai, Japan, August 22-27, 1993). LAUR?93?2499

7. "Electromagnetic Actuators for Application to Micro Machines", R.B. Zmood, J. Cholewka, D.K. Sood, J. Rubin, and S. Bhansali, 2nd Combined Research Meeting - Micromachine Technology Research and Development Group Meeting, (AIST, Japan, November 22-26, 1993).

8. "Next Generation Enhancement of Cements by the Addition of Industrial Wastes and Subsequent Treatment with Supercritical CO2", Craig M.V. Taylor, James B. Rubin, James W. Carey, Roger Jones and Frank G. Baglin, 1997 Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference : Implementing Vision 2020 for the Environment (Washington, D.C., June 23-25, 1997). LA-UR?97?2104

9. "Extraction of Water from Oxides and Hydrates Using Supercritical-Fluid Carbon Dioxide", James B. Rubin, William K. Hollis, Kennard V. Wilson, Luis A. Morales, Aaron M. Martinez, and Craig M.V. Taylor, 21st Annual Actinide Separations Conference (Charleston, SC, June 23-26, 1997). LA-UR?97?2082

10. "Extraction of Hydrogenous Material from Cemented Wasteforms by Supercritical Fluid Carbonation", James B. Rubin, James W. Carey and Craig M.V. Taylor, American Nuclear Society 1997 Winter Meeting, (Albuquerque, NM, November 16-20, 1997). LA-UR?97?2371 INVITED PRESENTATION

11. "Absolute Water Determination for Plutonium Oxide Using Supercritical-Fluid CO2 Extraction", James B. Rubin, William K. Hollis, Kennard V. Wilson, Luis A. Morales and Craig M.V. Taylor, American Nuclear Society 1997 Winter Meeting, (Albuquerque, NM, November 16-20, 1997). LA?UR?97?2390 INVITED
PRESENTATION

12. "Modification of Portland Cement Wasteforms Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide", James B. Rubin, James W. Carey, Jerome Barton, Craig M.V. Taylor, Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management IX (Pittsburgh, PA, Sept. 15-17, 1997). LA-UR?97?2829

13. "Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Strengthening of Concrete", James B. Rubin, Host State Technical Coordinating Committee, Fall Meeting (Buffalo, NY, Sept. 23-24, 1997). INVITED PRESENTATION

14. "Radioactive Wastes Dispersed in Stabilized Ash Cements", James B. Rubin, Craig M.V. Taylor, Loren D. Sivils, and James W. Carey, 1997 Intl. Ash Utilization Symposium (Lexington, KY, Oct. 20-22, 1997). LA-UR?97?3578

15. "Supercritical-Fluid Carbon Dioxide (SCCO2) Cleaning of Nuclear Weapons Components", Craig M.V. Taylor, Loren D. Sivils and James B. Rubin, World Automation Congress - ISOMA '98, (Anchorage, AK, May 10-14, 1998). LAUR?97?4420

16. "Supercritical CO2 Carbonation of Standard and Modified Portland Cements", J.B. Rubin, L. Dale Sivils, T. Hartmann and P. Paviet-Hartmann, 8th Intl. Symp. Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (St. Louis, MO, July 12-15, 1998). LA-UR?98?2962 INVITED PRESENTATION

17. "Partial Replacement of Portland Cement with Fly Ashes and Kiln Dusts Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Processing", James B. Rubin and Craig M.V. Taylor, Holnam Process Engineers Meeting (Salt Lake City, UT, Oct. 12-16, 1998). LA-UR?98?3933 INVITED PRESENTATION

18. "A Comparison of Chilled DI Water/Ozone and CO2-Based Supercritical Fluids as Replacements for Photoresist-Stripping Solvents", J.B. Rubin, L.B. Davenhall, J. Barton, C.M.V. Taylor, SEMICON Southwest '98/23rd IEEE/CPMT Intl. Electronics Manufacturing Technology Symposium (Austin, TX, Oct. 19-21, 1998). LA-UR?98?1816 & LA-UR?98?3476

19. "Precision Cleaning Using CO2-Based Supercritical Fluids", J.B. Rubin, L.B. Davenhall, L.D. Sivils, T. Pierce and C.M.V. Taylor, SEMATECH PTAB Surface Preparation Meeting (Austin, TX, Oct. 20, 1998). LA-UR?98?4403 INVITED PRESENTATION

20. "CO2-Based Supercritical Fluids as Replacements for Photoresist-Stripping Solvents", J.B. Rubin, L.B. Davenhall, J. Barton and C.M.V. Taylor, Semiconductor Industry Association Occupational Health Conf. on Current and Future Health and Safety Challenges in the Semiconductor Industry (Dallas, TX, Nov. 3-5, 1998). LAUR?98?1838 & LA-UR?98?3855

21. "A Novel Analytical Method for the Determination of Residual Moisture in Plutonium Dioxide: Supercritical Fluid Extraction/Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy", Aaron M. Martinez, William K. Hollis, James B. Rubin, Craig M. V. Taylor, Michael N. Jasperson. Donald E. Vance and Joseph B. Rodriguez, 1999 MAES International Symposium (San Antonio, TX, Jan. 20-23, 1999) LA-UR?99?94

22. "CO2-Based Supercritical Fluids as Environmentally-Friendly Processing Solvents", J.B. Rubin, L.B. Davenhall, C.M.V. Taylor, T. Pierce and K. Tiefert, SSA'99 - Semiconductor Safety Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA, March 29 - April 2, 1999) LA-UR?99?265 INVITED PRESENTATION

23. "Carbon Dioxide-Based Fluids as Replacements for Photoresist Stripping Solvents", J.B. Rubin, L.B. Davenhall, C.M.V. Taylor, T. Pierce and K. Tiefert, Materials Research Society Spring 1999 Meeting (San Francisco, CA, April 5-9, 1999) LA-UR-98-4997

24. "Carbon Dioxide-Based Supercritical Fluids as IC Manufacturing Solvents", J.B. Rubin, L.B. Davenhall, C.M.V. Taylor, L. Dale Sivils and K. Tiefert, 1999 IEEE Int'l Symp. Electronics and the Environment (Danvers, MA, May 11-13, 1999) LA-UR?99?831

25. "Precision Cleaning of Semiconductor Surfaces Using Carbon Dioxide-Based Fluids", J.B. Rubin, L. Dale Sivils and A.A. Busnaina, SEMICON WEST 99 Symp. Contamination Free Manufacturing for Semiconductor Processing (San Francisco, CA, July 12-14, 1999) LA-UR?99?2370

26. "A Novel Approach in Determination of Moisture Content in Plutonium Dioxide Utilizing Ssupercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction and Fourier Transform Infrared Detection", W.K. Hollis, A.A. Martinez, J.B. Rubin, C.M.V. Taylor, S.M. Trujillo, M.N. Jasperson and J. B. Rodriguez, 23rd Actinide Separations Conference (Kennewick, WA, June 7-10, 1999) LA-UR?99-2969

27. "Extraction and Quantitative Determination of Moisture in Plutonium Dioxide", A.A. Martinez, S.M. Trujillo, W.K. Hollis, J.B. Rubin and C.M.V. Taylor, ACS 41st Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry (Denver, CO, August 1-5, 1999) LA-UR?99-3348

28. "Precision Cleaning and Degreasing using Dense Phase Carbon Dioxide and CO2 Snow", L. Dale Sivils, L.B. Davenhall and J.B. Rubin, 10th Annual Intl. Workshop on Solvent Substitution and the Elimination of Toxic Substances and Emissions (Scottsdale, AZ, September 14-16, 1999) LA-UR?99-5020

29. "Polymeric Coatings Removal using Supercritical Fluids", L.B. Davenhall, J.B. Rubin, C.M.V. Taylor, J.B. Barton and L. Williams, 10th Annual Intl. Workshop on Solvent Substitution and the Elimination of Toxic Substances and Emissions (Scottsdale, AZ, September 14-16, 1999) LA-UR?99-5024

30. "Cleaning of Si Wafers Containing MEMS and IC's using CO2-Based Supercritical Fluids", J.B. Rubin, J. Barton, J. Wheat, I. Jafri and H. Busta, SEMICON Southwest '99/24th Intl. Electronics Manufacturing Technology Symposium (Austin, TX, Oct. 18-20, 1999). LA-UR?99-5642

31. "Dry Photoresist Stripping using Dense Phase Fluids", J.B. Rubin, J.C. Barton and J. Wheat, American Vacuum Society 1st Intl. Conf. Microelectronics and Interfaces (Santa Clara, CA, Feb. 7-11, 2000). LA-UR?00-312 INVITED PRESENTATION

32. "Photoresist Stripping with CO2-Based Supercritical Fluids", H. Moritz, I. Jafri, D. Mount and J. Rubin, 3rd Intl. Symp. Environmental Issues with Materials and Processes for the Electronics Semiconductor Industries, 197th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society (Toronto, Canada, May 14-18, 2000).

33. "Using Ionic Liquids for Oil Shale Extraction", M. Koel, W. K. Hollis, T. J. Lombardo, B.F. Smith, and J.B. Rubin, NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Green Industrial Applications of Ionic Liquids (Heraklion, Crete, Greece, April 12-16, 2000). INVITED PRESENTATION

34. "Plutonium R&D in Support of Materials Stabilization, Transportation, and Storage", J.B. Rubin, DOE Environmental Management Science Programs National Workshop (Atlanta, Georgia, April 24-27, 2000). INVITED PRESENTATION

35. "Removal of Polymer Coatings with Supercritical Fluids", Laurie L. Willams and J.B. Rubin, 220th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2000). LA-UR-00-3773.

36. "Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide by Carbonation of Minerals at Supercritical Fluid Conditions", A.M. Martinez, J.B. Rubin, W.K. Hollis, H.J. Ziock, G.D. Guthrie Jr., S.J. Chipera and K.S. Lackner, Mexican American Engioneers & Scientists (MAES) 26th Annual International Symposium & Career Fair (Albuquerque, NM, Oct. 6-11, 2000). LA-UR 00-2843.

37. K.Chidester, J.B. Rubin and M. Thompson, "Vibratory-Compacted (VIPAC/Sphere-pac) Nuclear Fuels - A Comparison with Pelletized Nuclear Fuels", Ninth International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE9) (Nice, France, April 8-12 2001). LA-UR-00-5804.

38. J.B. Rubin, K.Chidester and M. Thompson, "O/M Ratio Measurement in Pure and Mixed Oxide Fuels - Where are We Now ?", Ninth International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE9) (Nice, France, April 8-12 2001). LA-UR-00-5805.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS :

1. "The Influence of Supercritical CO2 Carbonation on the Leachability and Structure of Cemented Radioactive Waste-Forms", T. Hartmann, J. B. Rubin, M. Fitzsimmons, and K. E. Sickafus, Engineering Foundation Conf. Advances in Cement and Concrete (Banff, Canada, July 5-10, 1998). LA-UR?98-2860

2. "Enhancement of Cemented Waste Forms by Supercritical CO2 Carbonation of Standard and Modified Portland Cements", James B. Rubin, James W. Carey, William K. Hollis and Craig M.V. Taylor. "Advances in Cement and Concrete" (Banff, Canada, July 5-10, 1998). LA-UR?98?2695 (June, 1997).

3. "Supercritical CO2 Carbonation of Cemented Radioactive Waste-Forms. Influence on Leachability and Structure", T. Hartmann, P. Paviet-Hartmann, J.B. Rubin and K.E. Sickafus "Advances in Cement and Concrete" (Banff, Canada, July 5-10, 1998). LA-UR?98?xxxx (June, 1997). Also, Cement and Concrete Research 29 (1999) pp. 1359-1359.

4. "Supercritical Fluid CO2 Extraction as an Alternative Method for Moisture Determination in Plutonium Dioxide Powders", William K. Hollis, James B. Rubin, Aaron M. Martinez, Craig M.V. Taylor, Kennard V. Wilson, Mike Jasperson and Joe Rodrigez, NATO ASI Supercritical Fluids - Fundamentals and Applications (Kemer, Turkey, July 12-26, 1998). LA-UR?98?2101

INTERNAL REPORTS AND NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

1. J.B. Rubin, W.K. Hollis, A.M. Martinez, and C.M.V. Taylor, "Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction of Water from Pure and Impure PuO2 Oxides", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LAUR?96?3692 (November, 1996).

2. T. Allen, Q.D. Appert, C.C. Davis, J.M. Haschke, W.K. Hollis, D.R. Horrell, A.M. Martinez, R.E. Mason, L.A. Morales, T.E. Ricketts, J. Rubin, C.M. Taylor, and A.I. Toupadakis, "Materials identification and surveillance project item evaluation : Items: impure plutonium oxide (ATL27960) and pure plutonium oxide (PEOR3258)", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LA?13246?MS (March, 1997). http://lib-www.lanl.gov/la-pubs/00326225.pdf

3. T. Allen, Q.D. Appert, C.C. Davis, J.M. Haschke, W.K. Hollis, D.R. Horrell, A.M. Martinez, R.E. Mason, L.A. Morales, J.B. Rubin, C.M.V. Taylor, J.A. Telford, A.I. Toupadakis and J.J. Trujillo, "Materials identification and surveillance project item evaluation : Item : impure mixture of plutonium oxide and uranium oxide (PUUOXBC05)", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LA?13295?MS (June, 1997). http://lib-www.lanl.gov/la-pubs/00326289.pdf

4. James B. Rubin, William K. Hollis, Kennard V. Wilson, Luis A. Morales, Aaron M. Martinez, and Craig M.V. Taylor, "Extraction of Water from Oxides and Hydrates Using Supercritical-Fluid Carbon Dioxide", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LAUR?97?2082 (June, 1997).

5. James B. Rubin, William K. Hollis, Kennard V. Wilson, Luis A. Morales, Craig M.V. Taylor, "Evaluation of Supercritical Fluid Carbon Dioxide Extraction as an Alternative Method for Moisture Determination in Plutonium Dioxide Powders", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LA-UR?97?3665 (August, 1997). http://lib-www.lanl.gov/la-pubs/00412868.pdf

6. James Rubin and Craig M.V. Taylor, "Locking Up a Greenhouse Gas", The World & I Magazine, November, 1997, pp.176-183. (LAUR?97?4110)

6. Jim Rubin, Jerome Barton, Leisa Davenhall, Walt Sandoval, Robert Dickerson, and Ken Laintz, "Report on the Use of Supercritical Fluid Carbon Dioxide for the Replacement of Photoresist Strippers/Solvents", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LACP?97?212 (October, 1997). Report of results of a contract between LANL and Hewlett-Packard.

7. Jim Rubin, Dale Sivils and Leisa Davenhall, "Report of Studies on the Future Application of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in the Field of Radioactive Waste Treatment", Los Alamos National Laboratory Report LACP?98?148 (June, 1998). Report of results of a contract between LANL and Nuclear Fuels Industries of Japan.

8. J.B. Rubin, "Evaluation of Analytical Methods for the Determination of the Oxygen-to-Metal Ratio in Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuels", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LAUR?98?4199 (September, 1998).

9. J.B. Rubin, "Comparative Study of Methods for the Determination of Residual Water in Impure Plutonium Oxides", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LA-UR-99-1771 (April, 1999).

10. R.M. Erickson, P.G. Eller, R.E. Mason, J.B. Rubin, L.A. Foster, D.E. Vance and K. Hollis, "Validation of Moisture Measurement Methods in Pure and Impure Plutonium Oxide Materials", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LA-UR-99-1876 (May, 1999).

11. R.M. Erickson, P.G. Eller, R.E. Mason and J.B. Rubin, "A Comparative Study of Methods for the Determination of Residual Water in Impure Plutonium Oxides : Recommendation of Method for Site Implementation", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LA-UR-99-3019 (June, 1999).

12. Richard Mason, Thomas Allen, Luis Morales, Nora Rink, Roland Hagan, Jim Rubin, Kirk Hollis, Don Vance, David Fry, Lynn Foster, Beverly Bender, Edward Wilson, Carl Martinez, Manuelita Valdez, Fred Hampel and Otis Peterson, "Materials Identification and Surveillance: June 1999 Characterization Status Report", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LA-UR-99-3053 (June, 1999).

13. J.B. Rubin, "Shock Wave Interactions with Solids: Design Fundamentals", Los Alamos National Laboratory Unclassified Report LA-UR-00-2556 (June, 2000).

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