Metals and Alloys

 

[1] A study of annealing stages in commercial pure Cu using mechanical measurements and positron annihilation lifetime technique

I.K. Bishay, E. Hassan Aly, F.A. Saadallah

Materials Science and Engineering: A 527, 3893 (2010).

 

[2] Analysis of positron annihilation spectra and reemitted positrons from clean and hydrogen adsorbed Ni(111) surfaces

S Komagata , H Suzuki , K Hirota , I Kanazawa , K Fukutani , K Nozawa and  F Komori

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012029  (2010).

 

[3] Involvement of hydrogen-vacancy complexes in the baking effect of niobium cavities

B. Visentin, M. F. Barthe, V. Moineau, and P. Desgardin

Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 13, 052002 (2010).

 

[4] Spatially resolved positron annihilation spectroscopy on friction stir weld induced defects

Karin Hain , Christoph Hugenschmidt , Philip Pikart and  Peter Böni

Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater. 11 025001 (2010).

 

[5] Chemistry of grain boundary environments in nanocrystalline Al 7075

Rafael Ferragut, Peter V. Liddicoat, Xiao-Zhou Liao, Yong-Hao Zhao, Enrique J. Lavernia, Ruslan Z. Valiev, Alfredo Dupasquier, Simon P. Ringer

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 495, 391 (2010).

 

[6] Vacancy-type defects near Al surface studied by slow positron annihilation spectroscopy before and after He+ implantation

C.A. Chen, X. Xiang, Y. Sun, C.L. Zhou, C.X. Ma, L. Wei

Fusion Engineering and Design, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 15 May 2010.

 

[7] Interfacial voids in aluminum created by aqueous dissolution

S. Adhikari, L.S. Chumbley, H. Chen, Y.C. Jean, A.C. Geiculescu, A.C. Hillier, K.R. Hebert

Electrochimica Acta  55, 6093 (2010).

 

[8] Meta-)stable phases and pre-Guinier-Preston zones in AlCu alloys constructed from ab initio relaxed atomic positions - Comparison to experimental methods

Iris Kohlbach, Björn Korff, Torsten E. M. Staab

Physica Status Solidi (b), Available online June 2010.

 

[9] Positron annihilation study of the hardening behavior in Al-Cu based alloy by electron and heavy ion irradiation

 Fuminobu Hori , Ippei Kobayashi , Yuichi Saito , Norito Ishikawa , Takeshi Oshima and  Akihiro Iwase

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012014 (2010).

 

[10] Vacancy-type defects in amorphous and nanocrystalline Al alloys: Variation with preparation route and processing

Wolfgang Lechner, Werner Puff, Gerhard Wilde, Roland Würschum

Scripta Materialia  62, 439 (2010).

 

[11] Definition of ionic transfer mechanisms based on positron annihilation studies in lithium batteries

Fu-Ming Wang, Chien-Chieh Hu, Shen-Chuan Lo, Yung-Yun Wang, Chi-Chao Wan

Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry  644, 25 (2010).

 

[12] Comparative small-angle neutron scattering study of neutron-irradiated Fe, Fe-based alloys and a pressure vessel steel

F. Bergner, M. Lambrecht, A. Ulbricht, A. Almazouzi

Journal of Nuclear Materials 399, 129 (2010).

 

[13] A study of vacancy-type defects in amorphous and crystalline FeBSi alloys after He ion irradiation

Q Xu , X Z Cao , K Sato , T Iwai and  T Yoshiie

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012059(2010). 

 

[14] Positron annihilation coincidence Doppler broadening measurements of irradiation-induced precipitation in Ni-Sn alloys

 Koichi Sato , Qiu Xu and  Toshimasa Yoshiie

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012047 (2010).

 

[15] Hardening and microstructural evolution in A533B steels under neutron irradiation and a direct comparison with electron irradiation

K. Fujii, H. Nakata, K. Fukuya, T. Ohkubo, K. Hono, Y. Nagai, M. Hasegawa, T. Yoshiie

Journal of Nuclear Materials  400, 46 (2010).

 

[16] Defect structures in nickel and SUS304SS formed by the collapse of cavitation bubbles

T. Yoshiie, K. Sato, Q. Xu, M. Komatsu, M. Futakawa, T. Naoe, M. Kawai

Journal of Nuclear Materials  398, 227 (2010).

 

[17] Positron annihilation studies of microstructural changes in cold-worked Fe–Ni-base aging alloys

A.P. Druzhkov, D.A. Perminov

Materials Science and Engineering: A 527, 3877 (2010).

 

[18] Positron annihilation study of vacancies in Fe–Al based alloys

O. Melikhova, J. Čížek, J. Kuriplach, I. Procházka, M. Cieslar, W. Anwand, G. Brauer

Intermetallics 18, 592 (2010).

 

[19] Solute clustering in Al–Cu–Mg alloys during the early stages of elevated temperature ageing

R.K.W. Marceau, G. Sha, R. Ferragut, A. Dupasquier, S.P. Ringer

Acta Materialia, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 22 June 2010.

 

[20] Application of positron lifetime spectroscopy to the study of material processing of Nd–Fe–B permanent magnets

T. Nishiuchi, S. Sakashita, S. Hirosawa, M. Nakamura, M. Kakimoto, T. Kawabayashi, M. Mizuno, H. Araki, Y. Shirai

Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 322, 1601 (2010).

 

[21] Behavior of free volume in ZrCuAl bulk metallic glass after irradiation

 Yuka Fukumoto , Akito Ishii , Akihiro Iwase , Yoshihiko Yokoyama and  Fuminobu Hori

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012010 (2010).

 

Semiconductors

 

[1] Characterization of helium bubbles in Si by slow positron beam

 M Maekawa and  A Kawasuso

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012032 (2010).

 

[2] Stabilization of Ge-rich defect complexes originating from E centers in Si1−xGex:P

S. Kilpeläinen, K. Kuitunen, F. Tuomisto, J. Slotte, H. H. Radamson, and A. Yu. Kuznetsov

Phys. Rev. B 81, 132103 (2010).

 

[3] Vacancy defects in bulk ammonothermal GaN crystals

F. Tuomisto, J.-M. Mäki, M. Zając

Journal of Crystal Growth, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 9 April 2010.

 

[4]  Defect studies with positrons: What could we learn on III-nitride heterostructures?

Filip Tuomisto , Jussi-Matti Mäki , Olli Svensk , Pekka T Törmä , Muhammad Ali , Sami Suihkonen and  Markku Sopanen

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012057 (2010).

 

[5] Temperature- and illumination-induced charge-state change in divacancies of GaTe

A. Zubiaga, F. Plazaola, J. A. García, C. Martínez-Tomás, and V. Muńoz-Sanjosé

Phys. Rev. B 81, 195211 (2010).

 

[6] Modulation of polarization field by fluorine ions in AlGaN/GaN heterostructures revealed by positron annihilation spectroscopy

Maojun Wang, Chung Choi Cheng, Chris D. Beling, Stevenson Fung, Kevin J. Chen

Physica Status Solidi (a) 207, 1332 (2010).

 

[7] Irradiation-induced defects in InN and GaN studied with positron annihilation

Floris Reurings, Filip Tuomisto, Werner Egger, Benjamin Löwe, Luca Ravelli, Stanislav Sojak, Zuzanna Liliental-Weber, Rebecca E. Jones, Kin M. Yu, Wladek Walukiewicz, William J. Schaff

Physica Status Solidi (a) 207, 1087 (2010).

 

[8] In-vacancies in Si-doped InN

C. Rauch, F. Reurings, F. Tuomisto, T. D. Veal, C. F. McConville, H. Lu, W. J. Schaff, C. S. Gallinat, G. Koblmüller, J. S. Speck, W. Egger, B. Löwe, L. Ravelli, S. Sojak

Physica Status Solidi (a) 207, 1083 (2010).

 

Oxides

 

[1] Point defect distribution in high-mobility conductive SrTiO3 crystals

A. Gentils, O. Copie, G. Herranz, F. Fortuna, M. Bibes, K. Bouzehouane, É. Jacquet, C. Carrétéro, M. Basletić, E. Tafra, A. Hamzić, and A. Barthélémy

Phys. Rev. B 81, 144109 (2010).

 

[2] Vacancy defect and carrier distributions in the high mobility electron gas formed at ion-irradiated SrTiO3 surfaces

G. Herranz et al.

J. Appl. Phys. 107, 103704 (2010). 

 

[3] Microstructural characterization of alumina–zirconia layered ceramics using positron annihilation spectroscopy

P. Parente, Y. Ortega, B. Savoini, M.A. Monge, A. Tucci, L. Esposito, A.J. Sánchez-Herencia

Acta Materialia 58, 3014 (2010).

 

[4] Study of defects in implanted silica glass by depth profiling Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy

R.S. Brusa, S. Mariazzi, L. Ravelli, P. Mazzoldi, G. Mattei, W. Egger, C. Hugenschmidt, B. Löwe, P. Pikart, C. Macchi, A. Somoza

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 1 June 2010.

 

[5] Free volumes evolution during desorption of n-heptane from silica with regular pore geometry. Positron annihilation study

J. Goworek, R. Zaleski, W. Buda, A. Kierys

Applied Surface Science 256, 5316 (2010).

 

[6] Al-doped ZnO mechanical milled powders for dye sensitized cells

L.C. Damonte, V. Donderis, S. Ferrari, J. Orozco, M.A. Hernández-Fenollosa

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 495, 432 (2010).

 

[7] PAC study in the HfO2–SiO2 system

C.Y. Chain, L.C. Damonte, S. Ferrari, E. Muńoz, C. Rodríguez Torres, A.F. Pasquevich

 Journal of Alloys and Compounds 495, 527 (2010).

 

[8] Photoluminescence spectroscopy and positron annihilation spectroscopy probe of alloying and annealing effects in nonpolar m-plane ZnMgO thin films

 A. L. Yang, H. P. Song, D. C. Liang, H. Y. Wei,  X. L. Liu, P. Jin, X. B. Qin, S. Y. Yang,  Q. S. Zhu, and Z. G. Wang

Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 151904 (2010).

 

Ceramics and Glasses

 

[1] Free volume in Zr-based bulk glassy alloys studied by positron annihilation techniques

A Ishii , A Iwase , Y Yokoyama , T J Konno , Y Kawasuso , A Yabu-uchi , M Maekawa and  F Hori

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012020 (2010).

 

[2] Study of Cs-loaded SiO2 glass by thermal analysis and positron annihilation spectroscopy

K Sato , H Murakami , K Ito , K Hirata and  Y Kobayashi

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012046 (2010).

 

[3] Dielectric permittivity of kaolinite heated to high temperatures

Karol Leluk, Kazimierz Orzechowski, Kazimierz Jerie, Andrzej Baranowski, Tadeusz SŁonka, Józef GŁowiński

Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 71, 827 (2010).

 

Polymers

 

[1] Evolution of Nanoscale Pore Structure in Coordination Polymers During Thermal and Chemical Exposure Revealed by Positron Annihilation

Ming Liu, Antek G. Wong-Foy, Richard S. Vallery, William E. Frieze, Jennifer K. Schnobrich, David W. Gidley, Adam J. Matzger

Advanced Materials 22, 1598 (2010).

 

[2] Optical and microstructural studies on electron irradiated PMMA: A positron annihilation study

Ismayil, V. Ravindrachary, R.F. Bhajantri, S.D. Praveena, Boja Poojary, Dhanadeep Dutta, P.K. Pujari

Polymer Degradation and Stability 95, 1083 (2010).

 

[3] Positron annihilation response and broadband dielectric spectroscopy: Propylene carbonate

J. Bartoš, V. Majerník, M. Iskrová, O. Šauša, J. Krištiak, P. Lunkenheimer, A. Loidl

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 356, 794 (2010).

 

[4] Positron annihilation lifetime and Doppler broadening study in 50 MeV Li3+ ion irradiated polystyrene films

S. Asad Ali, Rajesh Kumar, P.M.G. Nambissan, F. Singh, Rajendra Prasad

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 268, 1809 (2010).

 

[5] Positron annihilation response and broadband dielectric spectroscopy: Poly(propylene glycol)

J. Bartoš, G.A. Schwartz, O. Šauša, A. Alegría, J. Krištiak, J. Colmenero

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 356, 782 (2010).

 

[6] Influence of the aminothiol structure on pervaporation dehydration of poly(thiol ester amide) composite membranes

Cheng-Lee Lai, Shu-Hsien Huang, Wei-Li Lin, Chi-Lan Li, Kueir-Rarn Lee

Journal of Membrane Science, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 27 May 2010.

 

[7] On the matrix-particle interphase in epoxy-based composites

S. Tognana, W. Salgueiro, A. Somoza

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 495, 588 (2010).

 

[8] Free volume and polymeric structure analyses of aromatic polyamide membranes: A molecular simulation and experimental study

Kai-Shiun Chang, Yun-Hsuan Huang, Kueir-Rarn Lee, Kuo-Lun Tung

Journal of Membrane Science 354, 93 (2010).

 

[9] A positron annihilation study on the microstructure of the interpenetration polymer networks of cyanate ester resin/epoxy resin

Qi Chenze , Li Chunqing , Zeng Minfeng , Wang Baoyi and  Zhang Jian

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012044 (2010).

 

[10] Free-volume structure of fluoropolymer-based radiation-grafted electrolyte membranes investigated by positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy

S Sawada , A Kawasuso , M Maekawa , A Yabuuchi and  Y Maekawa

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012048 (2010).

 

[11] Free volume and gas permeation in ion-exchanged forms of the Nafion® membrane

Hamdy F M Mohamed , Y Kobayashi , C S Kuroda and  A Ohira

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012038 (2010).

 

[12] The Novel Ionic Transfer Detecting Methodology of Lithium Polymer Battery by Positron Annihilation Studies  

Fu Ming Wang, Yung-Yun Wang, and Chi-Chao Wan

ECS Trans. 25, 139 (2010).

 

[13] Fabrication and performances of solid superacid embedded chitosan hybrid membranes for direct methanol fuel cell

Jingtao Wang, Yumiao Zhang, Hong Wu, Lulu Xiao, Zhongyi Jiang

Journal of Power Sources 195, 2526 (2010).

 

[14] Influence of starch and glycerol on the properties of chitosan by positron annihilation spectroscopy

M. Abd El Wahab, E. S. Abdou

Journal of Applied Polymer Science 116, 2874 (2010).Accessibility Links

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 Developmental works

 

[1] Demonstration of imaging via backscattering of annihilation gamma rays

Q. Looker, L.C. Stonehill, M.S. Wallace, M. Galassi, M.M. Cowee, E. Fenimore, W. Vogan McNeil

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 615, 295 (2010).

 

[2] Time walk correction for TOF-PET detectors based on a monolithic scintillation crystal coupled to a photosensor array

R. Vinke, H. Löhner, D.R. Schaart, H.T. van Dam, S. Seifert, F.J. Beekman, P. Dendooven

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 25 May 2010.

 

[3] Evaluation of an instrument to improve PET timing alignment

J. Hancock, C.J. Thompson

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 8 April 2010.

 

[4] An anti-neutrino detector to monitor nuclear reactor's power and fuel composition

M. Battaglieri, R. DeVita, G. Firpo, P. Neuhold, M. Osipenko, D. Piombo, G. Ricco, M. Ripani, M. Taiuti

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 617, 209 (2010).

 

[5] Simultaneous, coincident 2-D ACAR and DBAR using segmented HPGe detectors incorporating sub-pixel interpolation

Christopher S Williams, Larry W Burggraf , Paul E Adamson , James C Petrosky and  Mark E Oxley

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012058 (2010).

 

[6] High-resolution Auger-electron spectroscopy induced by positron annihilation on Fe, Ni, Cu, Zn, Pd, and Au

C Hugenschmidt , J Mayer and  K Schreckenbach

2010 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012015 (2010).

 

Positron Physics

 

[1] Muon, positron and antiproton interactions with atoms and molecules

Edward A G Armour

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012002 (2010).

 

[2] Calculation of transport cross sections for positrons in solid targets via improved expressions

Z. Rouabah, N. Bouarissa, C. Champion, A. Bouzid

Solid State Communications, In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available online 20 June 2010.

 

[3] Photon correlations in positron annihilation

Isabelle Gauthier and Margaret Hawton

Phys. Rev. A 81, 062121 (2010).

 

[4] Elastic positron-cadmium scattering at low energies

M. W. J. Bromley and J. Mitroy

Phys. Rev. A 81, 052708 (2010).

 

Positronium Physics

 

[1] Positronium lifetime in supercooled 1-butanol: Search for polyamorphism

B. Zgardzińska, M. Paluch, T. Goworek

Chemical Physics Letters 491, 160 (2010).

 

[2] Dipole Enhancement of Positron Binding to Molecules

J. R. Danielson, J. J. Gosselin, and C. M. Surko

Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 233201 (2010).

 

[3] Calculation of density matrices in the formation of positronium

Sudha R. Swaminathan

Phys. Rev. A 81, 042502 (2010).

 

[4] Measurement of the orthopositronium confinement energy in mesoporous thin films

Paolo Crivelli, Ulisse Gendotti, André Rubbia, Laszlo Liszkay, Patrice Perez, and Catherine Corbel

Phys. Rev. A 81, 052703 (2010).

 

[5] OH radical in water studied by Quantum beats on positron annihilation -the effect of water liquid structures

Jeong-Jae Lee , Toshitaka Oka and  Tetsuya Hirade

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 225, 012030 (2010).

 

[6] Free volume from positron lifetime and pressure–volume–temperature experiments in relation to structural relaxation of van der Waals molecular glass-forming liquids

G Dlubek , M Q Shaikh , K Rätzke , M Paluch and  F Faupel

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 22,  235104 (2010).

 

Particle Physics & Astrophysics

 

[1] Galactic positrons and electrons from dark matter and astrophysical sources

Roberto Lineros

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 10 June 2010.

 

[2] Dark matter as a guide toward a light gluino at the LHC

Daniel Feldman, Gordon Kane, Ran Lu, Brent D. Nelson

Physics Letters B 687, 363 (2010).

 

[3] Dark matter multi-wavelength constraints from synchrotron and inverse compton radiation

A. Cuoco

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available online 15 June 2010.

 

[4] Dark Matter interpretations of the e± excesses after FERMI

Patrick Meade, Michele Papucci, Alessandro Strumia, Tomer Volansky

Nuclear Physics B 831, 178 (2010).

 

[5] Possible interpretations of the high energy cosmic ray electron spectrum measured with the Fermi space telescope

D. Grasso, S. Profumo, A.W. Strong, L. Baldini, R. Bellazzini, E.D. Bloom, J. Bregeon, G. Di Bernardo, D. Gaggero, N. Giglietto, T. Kamae, L. Latronico, F. Longo, M.N. Mazziotta, A.A. Moiseev, A. Morselli, J.F. Ormes, M. Pesce-Rollins, M. Pohl, M. Razzano, et al.

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available online 15 June 2010.

 

[6] Dark matter annihilation and the PAMELA, FERMI, and ATIC anomalies

A. A. El Zant, S. Khalil, and H. Okada

Phys. Rev. D 81, 123507 (2010).

 

[7] Photon correlations in positron annihilation

Isabelle Gauthier and Margaret Hawton

Phys. Rev. A 81, 062121 (2010).

 

[8] Positrons in cosmic rays from dark matter annihilations for uplifted Higgs regions in the MSSM

Kenji Kadota, Katherine Freese, and Paolo Gondolo

Phys. Rev. D 81, 115006 (2010).

 

[9] Gamma-ray signatures of annihilation to charged leptons in dark matter substructure

Matthew D. Kistler and Jennifer M. Siegal-Gaskins

Phys. Rev. D 81, 103521 (2010).

 

[10] Astrophysical implications of a visible dark matter sector from a custodially warped GUT

Kaustubh Agashe, Kfir Blum, Seung J. Lee, and Gilad Perez

Phys. Rev. D 81, 075012 (2010).

 

[11] Halo-Shape and Relic-Density Exclusions of Sommerfeld-Enhanced Dark Matter Explanations of Cosmic Ray Excesses

Jonathan L. Feng, Manoj Kaplinghat, and Hai-Bo Yu

Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 151301 (2010).

 

[12] Leptons from dark matter annihilation in Milky Way subhalos

James M. Cline, Aaron C. Vincent, and Wei Xue

Phys. Rev. D 81, 083512 (2010).