Metals and Alloys

 

1. (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 and Torsten E. M. Staab

Physica Status Solidi (b) 247, 2168 (2010).

 

2. Electronic structure of Mg studied by Compton scattering

Grażyna Kontrym-Sznajd, Małgorzata Samsel-Czekała, Maciej Pylak, Ludwik Dobrzyński, Marek Brancewicz, Andrzej Andrejczuk, Eugeniusz Żukowski and Stanisław Kaprzyk

Physica Status Solidi (b), published online 15 sep 2010.

 

3. 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 85, 734 (2010).

 

4. High resolution positron annihilation induced Auger electron spectroscopy of the CuM2,3VV-transition and of Cu sub-monolayers on Pd and Fe  

J. Mayer, C. Hugenschmidt, K. Schreckenbach

Surface Science 604, 1772 (2010).

 

5. 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 58, 4923 (2010).

 

6. 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).

 

7. The effect of microalloying additions of Au on the natural ageing of Al–Cu

 B. Klobes, O. Balarisi, M. Liu, T.E.M. Staab, K. Maier

Acta Materialia, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 31 August 2010.

 

8. On the age-hardening of an Al–Zn–Mg–Cu alloy: A vacancy perspective

M. Liu, B. Klobes, K. Maier

Scripta Materialia, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 1 September 2010.

 

9. Fe-Cr alloys behaviour after Helium implantation  

V. Slugen, V. Krsjak, W. Egger, M. Petriska, Stanislav Sojak, Jana Veternikova

Journal of Nuclear Materials, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 21 September 2010.

 

10. Analysis of Antiphase Domain Growth in Ternary FeCo Alloys after Different Cooling Rates and Annealing Treatments using Neutron Diffraction and Positron Annihilation

 Ralph Gilles, Michael Hofmann, Francis Johnson, Yan Gao, Debashis Mukherji, Christoph Hugenschmidt, Philip Pikart

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 22 September 2010.

 

11. Study of PRIMAVERA steel samples by a positron annihilation spectroscopy technique  

V. Grafutin, O. Ilyukhina, V. Krsjak, R. Burcl, P. Hähner, D. Erak, A. Zeman

Journal of Nuclear Materials, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 7 September 2010.

 

 12. A positron annihilation study of two Fe-Al alloys in the B2 region

 J. del Río, N. de Diego, J.A. Jiménez, C. Gómez

Intermetallics 18, 1306 (2010).

 

 13. Effects of chemical composition and dose on microstructure evolution and hardening of neutron-irradiated reactor pressure vessel steels  

T. Takeuchi, A. Kuramoto, J. Kameda, T. Toyama, Y. Nagai, M. Hasegawa, T. Ohkubo, T. Yoshiie, Y. Nishiyama, K. Onizawa

Journal of Nuclear Materials 402, 93 (2010).

 

14. Effect of thermal annealing on the local structure in ZrCuAl bulk metallic glass  

Akito Ishii, Akihiro Iwase, Yuka Fukumoto, Yoshihiko Yokoyama, Toyohiko J. Konno, Fuminobu Hori

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 504, S230 (2010).

 

Semiconductors

 

1. Positrons as interface-sensitive probes of polar semiconductor heterostructures

I. Makkonen, A. Snicker, M. J. Puska, J.-M. Mäki, and F. Tuomisto

Phys. Rev. B 82, 041307 (2010).

 

2. Depth profiling of vacancy defects and their thermal stability in N-implanted Si: a positron annihilation study

C Varghese Anto , S Abhaya , P Magudapathy , G Amarendra and  K G M Nair

J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 43, 325401 (2010).

 

3. Vacancy defects in bulk ammonothermal GaN crystals   

F. Tuomisto, J.-M. Mäki, M. Zając

Journal of Crystal Growth 312, 2620 (2010).

 

4. Probing defects in chemically synthesized ZnO nanostrucures by positron annihilation and photoluminescence spectroscopy

S. K. Chaudhuri, Manoranjan Ghosh, D. Das, and A. K. Raychaudhuri

J. Appl. Phys. 108, 064319 (2010). 

 

5. Structural characterization of H plasma-doped ZnO single crystals by positron annihilation spectroscopies

Wolfgang Anwand, Gerhard Brauer, Thomas E. Cowan, Dieter Grambole, Wolfgang Skorupa, Jakub Čížek, Jan Kuriplach, Ivan Procházka, Werner Egger and Peter Sperr

Physica Status Solidi (a), published online 23 Aug 2010.

 

6. Changing vacancy balance in ZnO by tuning synthesis between zinc/oxygen lean conditions

Vishnukanthan Venkatachalapathy, Augustinas Galeckas, Asier Zubiaga, Filip Tuomisto, and Andrej Yu. Kuznetsov

J. Appl. Phys. 108, 046101 (2010). 

 

7. Investigation on Fe-doped ZnO nanostructures prepared by a chemical route   

A.K. Mishra, D. Das

Materials Science and Engineering: B 171, 5 (2010).

 

Oxides and Insulators

 

1. Neutron irradiation and post annealing effect on sapphire by positron annihilation  

Jie-cai Han, Hai-liang Zhang, Ming-fu Zhang, Bao-yi Wang, Zhuo-xin Li, Cheng-hai Xu, Huai-xin Guo

Applied Radiation and Isotopes 68, 1699 (2010).

 

2. Positron annihilation study of structural effect on photocatalytic activity of mesoporous TiO2 thin films

R.S. Yu, X.B. Qin, Q.Z. Wang, P. Zhang, B.Y. Wang, L. Wei, W.C. Hao, T.M. Wang

 Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 268, 2362 (2010).

 

3. Synthesis and positron characterizations of ferromagnetic Zn0.98Mn0.02O and paramagnetic Zn0.98Mn0.02O  samples  

D. Sanyal, Mahuya Chakrabarti, Alok Chakrabarti

Solid State Communications, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 27 September 2010.

 

4. Chemical quenching of positronium in Fe2O3/Al2O3 catalysts  

C. Li, H.J. Zhang, Z.Q. Chen

Applied Surface Science 256, 6801 (2010).

 

Ceramics and Glasses

 

1. Defect structure and electrical conduction behavior of Bi-based pyrochlores  

Huiling Du, Xiang Shi, Yu Cui

Solid State Communications 150, 1213 (2010).

 

2. Structural and Phase Changes in Amorphous Solid Water Films Revealed by Positron Beam Spectroscopy

Y. C. Wu, A. Kallis, J. Jiang, and P. G. Coleman

Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 066103 (2010).  

 

3. A positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopic study of nanocrystals formation in a chalcogenide glass-ceramic  

Jiaxiang Nie, Fang Xia, Runsheng Yu, Baoyi Wang, Zhuoxin Li, Guorong Chen

Measurement, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 9 September 2010.

 

 4. Post-irradiation relaxation in vitreous arsenic/antimony trisulphides  

V. Balitska, Ya. Shpotyuk, J. Filipecki, O. Shpotyuk, M. Iovu

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 20 August 2010.

 

 5. Universal scaling between structural relaxation and caged dynamics in glass-forming systems: Free volume and time scales  

A. Ottochian, D. Leporini

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 30 August 2010.

 

Polymers

 

1. Free volume, adhesion, and viscoelastic properties of model nanostructured pressure-sensitive adhesive based on stoichiometric complex of poly(N-vinyl pyrrolidone) and poly(ethylene glycol) of disparate chain lengths

Mikhail M. Feldstein, Eugenia V. Bermesheva, Y. C. Jean, Gauri P. Misra and Ronald A. Siegel

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, published online 1 Sep 2010.

 

2. Free Volume and Swelling in Thin Films of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) End-Capped with n-Butyltrithiocarbonate

S. Harms, K. Rtzke, F. Faupel, W. Egger, L. Ravello, A. Laschewsky, W. Wang and P. Müller-Buschbaum

Macromolecular Rapid Communications 31, 1364 (2010).

 

3. Preparation and properties of hybrid direct methanol fuel cell membranes by embedding organophosphorylated titania submicrospheres into a chitosan polymer matrix   

Hong Wu, Weiqiang Hou, Jingtao Wang, Lulu Xiao, Zhongyi Jiang

Journal of Power Sources 195, 4104 (2010).

 

4. The effect of moist heat treatment on the characteristic of starch-based composite materials coating with chitosan  

Baofeng Lin, Yumin Du, Yanming Li, Xingquan Liang, Xiaoying Wang, Wen Deng, Xiaohui Wang, Lei Li, John F. Kennedy

Carbohydrate Polymers 81, 554 (2010).

 

5.  Effect of curing agent polarity on water absorption and free volume in epoxy resin studied by PALS  

Junjun Wang, Jing Gong, Zhenli Gong, Xiaoli Yan, Bo Wang, Qili Wu, Shanjun Li

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 268, 2355 (2010).

 

6. Open volume in bioadhesive detected by positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy  Klaus Rätzke, Maja Wiegemann, Muhammad Qasim Shaikh, Stephan Harms, Rainer Adelung, Werner Egger, Peter Sperr

Acta Biomaterialia 6, 2690 (2010).

 

7. Positron annihilation spectroscopic study of hydrothemally synthesized fine nanoporous hydroxyapatite agglomerates  

R. Morsy, M. Elsayed, R. Krause-Rehberg, G. Dlubek, T. Elnimr

Journal of the European Ceramic Society 30, 1897 (2010).

 

8. Effect of humidity and temperature on polymer electrolyte membrane (Nafion 117) studied by positron annihilation spectroscopy  

J Yuji Shibahara, Hemant S. Sodaye, Yoko Akiyama, Shigehiro Nishijima, Yoshihide Honda, Goro Isoyama, Seiichi Tagawa

Journal of Power Sources 195, 5934 (2010).

 

9. Free volume and microstructural investigation of poly(ethylene terephthalate)-g-acrylic acid (PET-g-AA) copolymer films

 S.K. Rath, M. Patri, S.K. Sharma, K. Sudarshan, P.K. Pujari

Radiation Physics and Chemistry 79, 745 (2010).

 

10. Free volume hole size of Cyanate ester resin/Epoxy resin interpenetrating networks and its correlations with physical properties

 Minfeng Zeng, Cuiyun Lu, Baoyi Wang, Chenze Qi

Radiation Physics and Chemistry 79, 966 (2010).

 

11. Tailoring permeant sorption and diffusion properties with blended polyurethane/poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PU/PDMS) membranes  

Shingjiang Jessie Lue, Jia Shyang Ou, Shih-Lieh Chen, Wei-Song Hung, Chien-Chieh Hu, Y.C. Jean, Juin-Yih Lai

Journal of Membrane Science 356, 78 (2010).

 

12. Void volume variations in contact lens polymers  

P. Sane, F. Tuomisto, J.M. Holopainen

Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 17 July 2010.

 

13. Free volume, oxygen permeability, and uniaxial compression storage modulus of hydrated biphenol-based sulfonated poly(arylene ether sulfone)

Hamdy F.M. Mohamed, Y. Kobayashi, C.S. Kuroda, N. Takimoto, A. Ohira

Journal of Membrane Science 360, 84 (2010).

 

14. Characterization of sodium chloride and water transport in crosslinked poly(ethylene oxide) hydrogels  

Hao Ju, Alyson C. Sagle, Benny D. Freeman, James I. Mardel, Anita J. Hill

Journal of Membrane Science 358, 131 (2010).

 

15. Well-constructed cellulose acetate membranes for forward osmosis: Minimized internal concentration polarization with an ultra-thin selective layer  

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

Journal of Membrane Science 360, 522 (2010).

 

16.  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 361, 206 (2010).

 

17. Chemical and photochemical degradation of human hair: A free-volume microprobe study  

M.N. Chandrashekara, C. Ranganathaiah

Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 30 July 2010.

 

18. Enhancing proton conduction and methanol barrier performance of sulfonated poly(ether ether ketone) membrane by incorporated polymer carboxylic acid spheres  

Jingtao Wang, Shuang Jiang, Han Zhang, Wenjun Lv, Xinlin Yang, Zhongyi Jiang

Journal of Membrane Science, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 21 August 2010

 

19. Free volume in imidazolium triflimide ([C3MIM][NTf2]) ionic liquid from positron lifetime: Amorphous, crystalline, and liquid states

G. Dlubek, Yang Yu, R. Krause-Rehberg, W. Beichel, S. Bulut, N. Pogodina, I. Krossing, and Ch. Friedrich

J. Chem. Phys. 133, 124502 (2010). 

 

20. Study on soluble polyaniline by positron annihilation technique

Ananya Dan, P. K. Sengupta and Bichitra N. Ganguly

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, published online 9 Sep 2010.

 

21. 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, published online 30 Jul 2010.

Developmental works

 

1. Digital spectrometer for coincidence measurement of Doppler broadening of positron annihilation radiation

 J. Čížek, M. Vlček, I. Procházka

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 12 August 2010.

 

2. Photon-induced positron annihilation for standoff bomb detection  

D.A. Bradley, S. Hashim, J. Cabello, K. Wells, W.L. Dunn

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 619, 415 (2010).

 

3. A modular positron camera for the study of industrial processes

 T.W. Leadbeater, D.J. Parker

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 30 August 2010.

 

4. Deep defect density imaging

V. Makarashvili, D.P. Wells

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 268, 2835 (2010).

 

5. Monte Carlo simulation to positron emitter standardized by means of 4πβ-γ coincidence system—Application to 22Na  

Mauro S. Dias, Margareth L.O. Tongu, Mauro N. Takeda, Marina F. Koskinas

Applied Radiation and Isotopes 68, 1362 (2010).

 

 6. 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 621, 595 (2010).

 

7. Praseodymium activation detector for measuring bursts of 14 MeV neutrons 

Tim Meehan, E.C. Hagen, C.L. Ruiz, G.W. Cooper

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 620, 397 (2010).

 

8. 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 620, 343 (2010).

9. Pulsed low-energy positron beams: A useful tool to investigate defect structures in deformed metals and alloys

W Egger , P Sperr , G Kögel and  H-J Gudladt

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 240, 012164 (2010).

10. Outstanding Timing Resolution of Pure CsBr Scintillators for Coincidence Measurements of Positron Annihilation Radiation  

Kengo Shibuya, Haruo Saito, Masanori Koshimizu, and Keisuke Asai

Appl. Phys. Express 3, 086401 (2010). 

 

11. Radiopharmaceutical chemistry for positron emission tomography  

Zibo Li, Peter S. Conti

Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available online 18 September 2010.

 

Positron Physics

 

1. Experimental determination of the state-dependent enhancement of the electron-positron momentum density in solids

J. Laverock, T. D. Haynes, M. A. Alam, and S. B. Dugdale

Phys. Rev. B 82 125127 (2010).  

 

2. Polarization effects in the nuclear excitation by positron–electron annihilation  

Zoran Kaliman, Gordana Žauhar, Slaven Jurković

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 619, 18 (2010).

 

3. Calculation of transport cross sections for positrons in solid targets via improved expressions  

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

Solid State Communications 150, 1702 (2010).

 

4. Electroweak corrections to hadronic event shapes and jet production in e+e− annihilation  

Ansgar Denner, Stefan Dittmaier, Thomas Gehrmann, Christian Kurz

Nuclear Physics B 836, 37 (2010).

 

Positronium Physics

 

1. Electron shell contributions to gamma-ray spectra of positron annihilation in noble gases Feng Wang , Lalitha Selvam , Gleb F Gribakin and  Clifford M Surko

J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 43 165207 (2010).

 

Particle Physics and Astrophysics

 

1. Massive-Star Nucleosynthesis: Lessons from INTEGRAL

Roland Diehl, Michael Lang, Karsten Kretschmer, Pierrick Martin, Henrike Ohlendorf, and Rasmus Voss

AIP Conf. Proc. 1269, 144 (2010). 

 

2. PAMELA, FGST and sub-TeV dark matter  

Dan Hooper, Kathryn M. Zurek

Physics Letters B 691,18 (2010).


 3. From PAMELA to CDMS and back  

Qing-Hong Cao, Ian Low, Gabe Shaughnessy

Physics Letters B 691, 73 (2010).

 

4. GEANT4 Simulations of Gamma-ray Emission from Accelerated Particles in Solar Flares

ShiChao Tang and  David M. Smith

ApJ 721, 1174 (2010).

 

5. On the morphology of the electron-positron annihilation emission as seen by spi/integral

 L. Bouchet , J. P. Roques and  E. Jourdain

ApJ 720, 1772 (2010).

 

6. Cosmic-ray electron anisotropies as a tool to discriminate between exotic and astrophysical sources  

 Ignacio Cernuda

Astroparticle Physics 34, 59 (2010).