Metals and Alloys


[1] Studies Of Oxidation And Thermal Reduction Of The Cu(100) Surface Using Positron Annihilation Induced Auger Electron Spectroscopy  

N. G. Fazleev, M. P. Nadesalingam, W. Maddox, and A. H. Weiss

AIP Conf. Proc. 1336, 487 (2011).


[2] Long-range effect of ion irradiation on Cu surface segregation in a CuNi system  

Li Zhang, Guangze Tang, Xinxin Ma, F. Michael Russell, Xingzhong Cao, Baoyi Wang,

Peng Zhang

Physics Letters A 375, 1976 (2011).


[3] Evolution of defects in copper deformed by high-pressure torsion  

J. Čížek, M. Janeček, O. Srba, R. Kužel, Z. Barnovská, I. Procházka, S. Dobatkin

Acta Materialia 59, 2322 (2011).


[4] Thermal vacancies in Fe3Al studied by positron annihilation  

J. Čížek, F. Lukáč, O. Melikhova, I. Procházka, R. Kužel

Acta Materialia 59, 4068 (2011).


[5] Quantification of stress history in type 304L stainless steel using positron annihilation spectroscopy  

Thomas W. Walters, Leon C. Walters, Marco P. Schoen, D. Subbaram Naidu, Charles Dickerson, Ben C. Perrenoud

Materials Characterization 62, 398 (2011).


[6] Depth profiling of defects in ion-implanted Ni and Fe by positron annihilation measurements  

S A. Kinomura, R. Suzuki, T. Ohdaira, N. Oshima, K. Ito, Y. Kobayashi

Surface and Coatings Technology, In Press, Available online  April 2011.


[7] He and H-implanted CLAM steel investigated by positron-annihilation spectroscopy  

J. Qiu, X. Ju, Y. Xin, S. Liu, B.Y. Wang

Journal of Nuclear Materials 411, 20 (2011).


[8] Defect evolution during annealing of deformed FeSi alloys studied by positron annihilation spectroscopy

K. M. Mostafa, F. González Cámara, Roumen Petrov, P. Rodríguez Calvillo, E. De Grave, D. Segers, and Y. Houbaert

J. Appl. Phys. 109, 07E303 (2011). 




[1] Positron Annihilation Induced Auger Electron Spectroscopic Studies Of Reconstructed Semiconductor Surfaces

N. G. Fazleev, J. A. Reed, S. G. Starnes, and A. H. Weiss

AIP Conf. Proc. 1336, 493 (2011).


[2] Identification of substitutional Li in n-type ZnO and its role as an acceptor

K. M. Johansen, A. Zubiaga, I. Makkonen, F. Tuomisto, P. T. Neuvonen, K. E. Knutsen, E. V. Monakhov, A. Yu. Kuznetsov, and B. G. Svensson

Phys. Rev. B 83 245208 (2011).


[3] Direct observations of the vacancy and its annealing in germanium

J. Slotte, S. Kilpeläinen, F. Tuomisto, J. Räisänen, and A. Nylandsted Larsen

Phys. Rev. B 83 235212 (2011).


[4] Reduction of S-parameter by the Introduction of Nitrogen in GaNAs: Positron Annihilation and Photoluminescence Spectroscopy Study  

Hiroki Nakamoto, Fumitaro Ishikawa, Masahiko Kondow, Yushi Ohshima, Atsushi Yabuuchi, Masataka Mizuno, Hideki Araki, and Yasuharu Shirai

Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 50, 04DH09 (2011).


[5] Comprehensive study of the p-type conductivity formation in radio frequency magnetron sputtered arsenic-doped ZnO film

J. C. Fan et al.

J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 29, 03A103 (2011).


[6] Positron annihilation lifetime and photoluminescence studies on single crystalline ZnO

A Sarkar , Mahuya Chakrabarti , S K Ray , D Bhowmick and  D Sanyal

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 155801 (2011).


[7]  Effect of 50 MeV Li3 + irradiation on structural and electrical properties of Mn-doped ZnO

S K Neogi , S Chattopadhyay , Aritra Banerjee , S Bandyopadhyay , A Sarkar and  Ravi Kumar

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 205801 (2011).


[8] Defect properties of as-grown and electron-irradiated Te-doped GaSb studied by positron annihilation

Li Hui , Zhou Kai , Pang Jingbiao , Shao Yundong , Wang Zhu and  Zhao Youwen

Semicond. Sci. Technol. 26, 075016 (2011).


[9] Annealing ambient on the evolution of He-induced voids in silicon  

B.S. Li, C.H. Zhang, Y.R. Zhong, D.N. Wang, L.H. Zhou, Y.T. Yang, L.Q. Zhang, H.H. Zhang, Y. Zhang, L.H. Han

Applied Surface Science 257, 7036 (2011).


Oxides and Insulators


[1] Oxygen-Atom Defects In 6H Silicon Carbide Implanted Using 24- MeV O3+ Ions Measured Using Three-Dimensional Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy System (3DPASS)

Christopher S. Williams, Xiaofeng F. Duan, James C. Petrosky, and Larry W. Burggraf

AIP Conf. Proc. 1336, 458 (2011).


[2] The properties of free-standing diamond films after plasma high temperature treatment of the rapid heating  

Chengming Li, Liangxian Chen, Limei Wang, Jinlong Liu, Lifu Hei, Fanxiu Lu

Diamond and Related Materials 20, 492 (2011).


[3] Structure characterization of spark plasma sintered alumina by positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy

Nikolay Djourelov, Yann Aman, Kalin Berovski, Patrick Nédélec, Nicolas Charvin, Vincent Garnier and Elisabeth Djurado

Physica Status Solidi (a) 208, 795 (2011).


[4] Theoretical study on the positron annihilation in Rocksalt structured magnesium oxide

Liu Jian-Dang , Zhang Jie , Zhang Li-Juan , Hao Ying-Ping , Guo Wei-Feng , Cheng Bin and  Ye Bang-Jiao

Chinese Phys. B 20, 057802 (2011).


[5] Exchange bias and suppression of superparamagnetism of α-Fe nanoparticles in NiO matrix  

S.P. Pati, B. Bhushan, A. Basumallick, S. Kumar, D. Das

Materials Science and Engineering: B, In Press, Available online May 2011.


[6] Structural characterization and porosity analysis in self-supported porous alumina-silica thin films  

T.H.Y. Tran, H. Schut, W.G. Haije, J. Schoonman

Thin Solid Films, In Press, Available online June 2011.


[7] Formation of AgI/TiO2 nanocomposite leads to excellent thermochromic reversibility and photostability  

Wei Sun, Yuanzhi Li, Wenqin Shi, Xiujian Zhao, and Pengfei Fang

J. Mater. Chem. 21 9263 (2011).


[8] Positron Annihilation And Electrical Conductivity Studies Of Cu Substitution Effect In Li0.5-0.5xCuxFe2.5-0.5xO4 Spinel Ferrite

M. O. Abdel-Hamed and E. E. Abdel-Hady

AIP Conf. Proc. 1336, 505 (2011).


Ceramics and Glasses


[1] On the atomistic origin of radiation-structural relaxation in chalcogenide glasses: the results of positron annihilation study

Ya. Shpotyuk, A. Ingram, J. Filipecki and M. Hyla

Physica Status Solidi (c), available online, June 2011.


[2] Structural studies of spinel manganite ceramics with positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy

H Klym , A Ingram , O Shpotyuk , J Filipecki and  I Hadzaman

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 289, 012010 (2011).


[3] Positron annihilation study of defect distribution in 8YSZ nanostructure  

Isabel Gonzalo-Juan, Paola Parente, Antonio Javier Sanchez-Herencia, Fausto Rubio, Ramiro Pareja, Begońa Ferrari

Solid State Ionics 190, 67 (2011).


[4] Electron beam irradiation effects in Trombay nuclear waste glass  

M. Mohapatra, R.M. Kadam, R.K. Mishra, D. Dutta, P.K. Pujari, C.P. Kaushik, R.J. Kshirsagar, B.S. Tomar, S.V. Godbole

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, In Press, Available online June 2011.


[5] Vacancies and atomic processes in intermetallics – From crystals to quasicrystals and bulk metallic glasses

Hans-Eckhardt Schaefer, Falko Baier, Markus A. Müller, Klaus J. Reichle, Klaus Reimann, Andrey A. Rempel, Kiminori Sato, Feng Ye, Xiangyi Zhang and Wolfgang Sprengel

Physica Status Solidi (b), available online, June 2011.




[1] Investigating the binding properties of porous drug delivery systems using nuclear sensors (radiotracers) and positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy—Predicting conditions for optimum performance  

Eskender Mume, Daniel E. Lynch, Akira Uedono, and Suzanne V. Smith

Dalton Trans. 40 6278 (2011).


[2] Positronium Formation Of Glyeisdyl Methacrylic Acid (GMA)/Styrene Grafted On PVDF Membrane For Fuel Cells

E. E. Abdel-Hady, M. M. Eltonny, and M. O. Abdel-Hamed

AIP Conf. Proc. 1336, 541 (2011).


[3] Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy Of High Performance Polymer Films Under CO2 Pressure

C. A. Quarles, John R. Klaehn, Eric S. Peterson, and Jagoda M. Urban-Klaehn

AIP Conf. Proc. 1336, 513 (2011).


[4] Free volume related fluorescent behaviour in electron beam irradiated Chalcone doped PVA  

V. Ravindrachary, Ismayil, Suresh P. Nayak, Dhanadeep Dutta, P.K. Pujari

Polymer Degradation and Stability, In Press, Available online June 2011.


[5] Molecular design of the cellulose ester-based forward osmosis membranes for desalination  

Sui Zhang, Kai Yu Wang, Tai-Shung Chung, Y.C. Jean, Hongmin Chen

Chemical Engineering Science 66, 2008 (2011).


[6] On-demand drug delivery from temperature-responsive polyurethane membrane  

Yi Chen, Rui Wang, Jian Zhou, Haojun Fan, Bi Shi

Reactive and Functional Polymers 71, 525 (2011).


[7] Experimental and molecular simulation investigations on interfacial characteristics of gelatin/polyacrylonitrile composite pervaporation membrane  

Jing Zhao, Jing Ma, Jing Chen, Fusheng Pan, Zhongyi Jiang

Chemical Engineering Journal, In Press, Available online April 2011.


[8] Sodium alginate–gelatin polyelectrolyte complex membranes with both high water vapor permeance and high permselectivity  

Yifan Li, Huiping Jia, Qinglai Cheng, Fusheng Pan, Zhongyi Jiang

Journal of Membrane Science 375, 304 (2011).


[9] Effect of storage on microstructural changes of Carbopol polymers tracked by the combination of positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy and FT-IR spectroscopy  

Barnabás Szabó, Károly Süvegh, Romána Zelkó

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, In Press, Available online June 2011.


[10] Novel interfacially-polymerized polyamide thin-film composite membranes: Studies on characterization, pervaporation, and positron annihilation spectroscopy  

Wei-Chi Chao, Shu-Hsien Huang, Quanfu An, Der-Jang Liaw, Ying-Chi Huang, Kueir-Rarn Lee, Juin-Yih Lai

Polymer 52, 2414 (2011).


[11] Synthesis and characterization of nanostructural polymer–silica composite: Positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy study  

Radosław Zaleski, Agnieszka Kierys, Marta Grochowicz, Marek Dziadosz, Jacek Goworek

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 358, 268 (2011).


[12] Thermal and optical excitation of trapped electrons in high-density polyethylene (HDPE) studied through positron annihilation  

F. Nahid, J.D. Zhang, T.F. Yu, C.C. Ling, S. Fung, C.D. Beling

Radiation Physics and Chemistry 80, 529 (2011).


[13] Membrane formation temperature-dependent gas transport through thermo-sensitive polyurethane containing in situ-generated TiO2 nanoparticles  

Yi Chen, Rui Wang, Jian Zhou, Haojun Fan, Bi Shi

Polymer, Volume 52, 1856 (2011).


[14] High Temperature Gas Separations Using High Performance Polymers  

John R. Klaehn, Christopher J. Orme, Eric S. Peterson, Frederick F. Stewart, Jagoda M. Urban-Klaehn

Membrane Science and Technology 14, 295 (2011).

[15] Cavity size, sorption and transport characteristics of thermally rearranged (TR) polymers  

Yingying Jiang, Frank T. Willmore, David Sanders, Zachary P. Smith, Claudio P. Ribeiro, Cara M. Doherty, Aaron Thornton, Anita J. Hill, Benny D. Freeman, Isaac C. Sanchez

Polymer 52, 2244 (2011).


[16] Self-irradiation effects in dense and tailored porosity U1−yAmyO2−x (y = 0.10; 0.15) compounds  

D. Prieur, A. Jankowiak, D. Roudil, S. Dubois, C. Leorier, N. Herlet, P. Dehaudt, J-P. Laval, P. Blanchart

Journal of Nuclear Materials 411, 15 (2011).


[17] Extra formation of positronium in amorphous polymers at low temperature

N. Laforest, C. Bas, J. De Baerdemaker, N. Djourelov and C. Dauwe

Physica Status Solidi (b) 248, 1459 (2011).


[18] Poly(acrylonitrile-co-methyl acrylate) copolymers: Correlation between copolymer composition, morphology and positron annihilation lifetime parameters

E. Zengeni, P. C. Hartmann, R. D. Sanderson and P. E. Mallon

Journal of Applied Polymer Science 119, 1060 (2011).


[19] The free positron lifetime in amorphous polymers at low temperature

N. Laforest, C. Bas, J. De Baerdemaeker, N. Djourelov and C. Dauwe

Physica Status Solidi (b) 248, 1453 (2011).


[20] Positron annihilation and relaxation dynamics from dielectric spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance: Cis–trans-1,4-poly(butadiene)

J. Bartoš, O. Šauša, G. A. Schwartz, A. Alegría, J. M. Alberdi, A. Arbe, J. Krištiak, and J. Colmenero

J. Chem. Phys. 134, 164507 (2011).


[21] Temperature dependence on free volume in cured natural rubber and styrene-butadiene rubber blends

W. Salgueiro, A. Somoza, L. Silva, G. Consolati, F. Quasso, M. A. Mansilla, and A. J. Marzocca

Phys. Rev. E 83 051805 (2011).


[22] Positron Annihilation Studies In Polymer Nano-Composites

H. M. Chen, Somia Awad, Y. C. Jean, J. Yang, and L. James Lee

AIP Conf. Proc. 1336, 444 (2011).



Developmental Works


[1] Investigation of time-of-flight benefits in an LYSO-based PET/CT scanner: A Monte Carlo study using GATE  

P. Geramifar, M.R. Ay, M. Shamsaie Zafarghandi, S. Sarkar, G. Loudos, A. Rahmim

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 641, 121 (2011).


[2] Study of TOF PET using Cherenkov light  

S. Korpar, R. Dolenec, P. Križan, R. Pestotnik, A. Stanovnik

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, In Press, Available 17 June 2011.


[3] Slow Positron Beam Apparatus for Surface and Subsurface Analysis of Samples in Air  

Nagayasu Oshima, Brian E. O'Rourke, Ryunosuke Kuroda, Ryoichi Suzuki, Hiromichi Watanabe, Shoji Kubota, Kazuki Tenjinbayashi, Akira Uedono, and Noriyosu Hayashizaki

Appl. Phys. Express 4 066701 (2011).


[4] SU-E-I-165: Initial Imaging Results with Manganese-52 PET Tracer

GJ Topping, P Schaffer, and V Sossi

Med. Phys. 38, 3434 (2011).


[5] Feasibility study on TOF-PET with fill factor improved SiPMs

Chaehun Lee, Young Soo Kim, Woo Suk Sul, Hyoungtaek Kim, Seung Han Shin, Gyuseong Cho

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 633, S163 (2011).


Positronium studies


[1] Investigation on positron annihilation characteristics of CO2-exposed zeolite  

Chia-Hao Lo, Kuo-Sung Liao, Wei-Song Hung, Manuel De Guzman, Chien-Chieh Hu, Kueir-Rarn Lee, Juin-Yih Lai

Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 141, 140 (2011).


[2] Structure-Modification Model of Porogen-Based Porous SiOC Film with Ultraviolet Curing  

Yoshihiro Oka, Akira Uedono, Kinya Goto, Yukinori Hirose, Masazumi Matsuura, Masahiko Fujisawa, and Koyu Asai

Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 50 05EB06 (2011).


[3] Positron annihilation studies in solid substituted aromatic compounds  

F.C. Oliveira, A.M. Oliveira, C.L. Donnici, J.C. Machado, W.F. Magalhăes, D. Windmöller, F.H. Fulgęncio, L.R. Souza

Chemical Physics Letters  506, 37 (2011).


Particle Physics and Astrophysics


[1] Generalised Tsallis statistics in electron–positron collisions  

K. Urmossy, G.G. Barnaföldi, T.S. Biró

Physics Letters B 701, 111 (2011).


[2] Kinetics of Photon Radiation off an e–e+-Plasma Created from the Vacuum in a Strong Laser Field

D. B. Blaschke, G. Röpke, S. M. Schmidt, S. A. Smolyansky and A. V. Tarakanov Contributions to Plasma Physics 51,  451 (2011).


[3] Pressure from dark matter annihilation and the rotation curve of spiral galaxies

M. Wechakama and Y. Ascasibar

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society  413, 1991 (2011).


[4] Nuclear Probes and Intraoperative Gamma Cameras  

Sherman Heller, Pat Zanzonico

Seminars in Nuclear Medicine 41, 166 (2011).


[5] IceCube and searches for astrophysical sources  

Teresa Montaruli and the IceCube Collaboration

Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements 212-213, 99 (2011).