Publications of Jon Nelson

Jon Nelson: Theory of isotopic fractionation on facetted ice crystals Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 11351-11360 (2011).

Jon Nelson: Why 6? Snow Crystals 17 (2011). Online-only newsletter:

Jon Nelson: The Frosty WHIMS of Bentley. Snow Crystals 16 (2010). Online-only newsletter: .

Neil J Bacon and Jon Nelson: Droplet Data Not New. Science 325, 684 (2009).

Jon Nelson: The Bentley length scale and snow crystal variety. Snow Crystals 15 (2009). Online-only newsletter: .

Mark Cassino and Jon Nelson: The Story of Snow. Chronicle Books, San Francisco (2009).

Jon Nelson: Origin of Diversity in Falling Snow. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 8, 5669-5682 (2008).

Jon Nelson: Mr Bentley’s Electric Crystals. Snow Crystals 14 (2008). Online-only newsletter: .

Jon Nelson: Musings on Bentley’s ‘no two alike’. Snow Crystals 13 (2007). Online-only newsletter: .

Jon Nelson: The Crystal Chemistry of Snowflakes. American Chemical Society press release and poster  (2006). See
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Jon Nelson: Branch Growth and Sidebranching in Snow Crystals. Crystal Growth & Design 5, 1509-1525 (2005).

Jon Nelson: The Snowflake’s Closest of Kin. Snow Crystals 12 (2006). Online-only newsletter: .

Jon Nelson: Interactive Comment on ‘Supersaturation, Dehydration, and Denitrification in Arctic Cirrus’. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 5, S257-S260 (2005).

Jon Nelson: The Making of a Snow Crystal. Educational poster about the science of snow crystals in clouds (2005).

Toshio Nakajima, Hiroshi Nagasawa, Minoru Maruyama, Teruo Komatsu, Seiji Isoda, and Jon Nelson: Macroscopic Crystallization of Nanocrystals into Supercrystals. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 43, 1102-1103 (2004).

Jon Nelson and Marcia Baker: Charging of Ice-Vapor Interfaces: Applications to Thunderstorms. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 3, 1237-1252 (2003).

Marcia Baker and Jon Nelson: Reply to the Comment on ‘A New Model of Charge Transfer During Ice-Ice Collisions. Comptes Rendus Physique 4, 723-724 (2003).

N. Harima, J. Nelson, and T. Ohachi: Characterization of MBE Grown GaAs/AlGaAs Hetero-interfaces with Photoluminescence from Quantum Wells. J. Cryst. Gr. 237-239, 274-277 (2002).

A. Miyagawa, T. Yamamoto, J. Nelson, and T. Ohachi: Silicon Doping into MBE Grown GaAs at High Arsenic Vapor Pressures. J. Cryst. Gr. 237-239, 1434-1439 (2002).

Marcia Baker and Jon Nelson: A New Model of Charge Transfer During Ice-Ice Collisions. Comptes Rendus Physique 3, 1293-1303 (2002).

Jon Nelson: Growth Mechanisms to Explain the Primary and Secondary Habits of Snow Crystals. Philosophical Magazine A 81, 2337-2373 (2001).

Jon Nelson:  Review of “The Snowflake Man: A Biography of Wilson A. Bentley. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 81, 18-19 (2000).

Jon Nelson and Charles Knight: Snow Crystal Habit Changes Explained by Layer Nucleation. J. Atmos. Sci. 55, 1452-1465 (1998).

Jon Nelson: Sublimation of Ice Crystals. J. Atmos. Sci. 55, 910-919 (1998).

Jon Nelson: Comment on ‘Heterogeneous Two-Dimensional Nucleation and Growth Kinetics’. J. Chem. Phys. 107, 10350 (1997).

Marcia Baker and Jon Nelson: Comment on ‘Solute Effects on the Evaporation of Ice Particles’. J. Geophys. Res. 101, 23,035-23,036 (1996).

Jon Nelson: Comment on ‘Formation Mechanism of Side Branches of Dendritic Ice Crystals Grown from the Vapor’. J. Cryst. Gr. 167, 782 (1996).

Jon Nelson and Charles Knight: A New Technique for Growing Crystals from the Vapor. J. Cryst. Gr. 169, 795-797 (1996).

Jon Nelson and Marcia Baker: New Theoretical Framework for Studies of Vapor Growth and Sublimation of Small Ice Crystals in the Atmosphere. J. Geophys. Res. D 101, 7033-7047 (1996).

K. N. Bower, T. W. Choularton, J. Latham, J. Nelson, M. B. Baker, and J. Jensen: A Parameterization of Warm Clouds for Use in Atmospheric General Circulation Models. J. Atmos. Sci. 51, 2722-2732 (1994).

Jon Nelson: A Theoretical Study of Ice Crystal Growth in the Atmosphere. Dissertation, Physics, University of Washington, Seattle (1994).

Jon Nelson: Heat Conduction Problems in Crystal Growth from the Vapor. J. Cryst. Gr. 132, 538-550 (1993).

M. Howard Lee and Jon Nelson: Frequency-Dependent Susceptibility of a Free Electron Gas in D Dimensions. J. Math. Phys. 31, 689-694 (1990).