353 Spedding Hall
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020Phone 515-294-3086
- Exploratory solid state synthesis
- Polar intermetallics and Zintl phases, structure and bonding
- Relationships of approximants and quasicrystals
- Metal-metal bonding
(Chronologically most recent on top)Education
- Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Washington, 1952
- B.S. Chemistry, University of Washington, 1948
(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards
- 1985 A. V. Humboldt Senior Scientist Award, 1985
- 2007 Terrae Rarae Award
- 2005 F. H. Spedding Award in Rare-Earth Research
- 1995 Sustained Outstanding Research
- 1992 National Academy of Sciences
- 1987 Outstanding Scientific Accomplishments in Materials Chemistry
- 2008 F. Albert Cotton Award in Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry
- 2000 Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Inorganic Chemistry
- 1988 John C. Bailar, Jr. Medal
- 1986 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
- 1986 Inorganic Chemistry
- 1985 Midwest (ACS) Award
- 1984 Iowa Medalist Award (ACS)
(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory
2012Provino A; Mudryk Y; Paudyal D; Smetana V; Manfrinetti P; Pecharsky V K; Gschneidner K A; Corbett J D . 2012. Crystal structure of Tb5Ni2In4 and Y5Ni2In4, and magnetic properties of Dy5Ni2In4. Journal of Applied Physics. 111:07e122.
Gupta S; Corbett J D . 2012. BaAuxZn13-x: Electron-Poor Cubic NaZn13-Type Intermetallic and Its Ordered Tetragonal Variant. Inorganic Chemistry. 51:2247-2253.
Smetana V; Corbett J D; Miller G J . 2012. Four Polyanionic Compounds in the K-Au-Ga System: A Case Study in Exploratory Synthesis and of the Art of Structural Analysis. Inorganic Chemistry. 51:1695-1702.
2011Ge M H; Corbett J D . 2011. Crystal structure of triytterbium pentastannide, Sn5Yb3. Zeitschrift Fur Kristallographie-New Crystal Structures. 226:445-446.
Corbett J D . 2011. Intermetallic Studies and Bonding Concepts. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. :3821-3822.
Samal S L; Corbett J D . 2011. Relativistic Effects and Gold Site Distributions: Synthesis, Structure, and Bonding in a Polar Intermetallic Na(6)Cd(16)Au(7). Inorganic Chemistry. 50:7033-7039.
Dai J C; Gupta S; Corbett J D . 2011. Synthesis, Structure, and Bonding of BaTl4. Size Effects on Encapsulation of Cations in Electron-Poor Metal Networks. Inorganic Chemistry. 50:238-244.
2010Gupta S; Meyer G; Corbett J D . 2010. Contrasts in Structural and Bonding Representations among Polar Intermetallic Compounds. Strongly Differentiated Hamilton Populations for Three Related Condensed Cluster Halides of the Rare-Earth Elements. Inorganic Chemistry. 49:9949-9957.
Lin Q S; Corbett J D . 2010. Multiple Nonstoichiometric Phases with Discrete Composition Ranges in the CaAu5-CaAu4Bi-BiAu2 System. A Case Study of the Chemistry of Spinodal Decomposition. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 132:5662-5671.
Li B; Kim S J; Miller G J; Corbett J D . 2010. K23Au12Sn9-An Intermetallic Compound Containing a Large Gold-Tin Cluster: Synthesis, Structure, and Bonding. Inorganic Chemistry. 49:1503-1509.