Metals and Alloys

 

[1] Investigation of microstructure thermal evolution in nanocrystalline Cu  

Kai Zhou, Hui Li, JinBiao Pang, Zhu Wang

Physica B: Condensed Matter, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online December 2010.

 

[2] Trapping and release of helium in tungsten

P.E. Lhuillier, T. Belhabib, P. Desgardin, B. Courtois, T. Sauvage, M.F. Barthe, A.L. Thomann, P. Brault, Y. Tessier

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

 

[3] Layer-resolved study of the Mg to MgH2 transformation in Mg–Ti films with short-range chemical order  

S.W.H. Eijt, H. Leegwater, H. Schut, A. Anastasopol, W. Egger, L. Ravelli, C. Hugenschmidt, B. Dam

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online October 2010.

 

[4] Microstructure characterization of rapidly solidified Al–Fe–Cr–Ce alloy by positron annihilation spectroscopy  

Alena Michalcová, Dalibor Vojtěch, Jakub Čížek, Ivan Procházka, Jan Drahokoupil, Pavel Novák

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online  December 2010.

 

[5] Effects of dislocations on thermal helium desorption from nickel and iron

X.Z. Cao, Q. Xu, K. Sato, T. Yoshiie

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

 

[6] Effect of Solute Atom Concentration on Vacancy Cluster Formation in Neutron-Irradiated Ni Alloys  

Koichi Sato, Daiki Itoh, Toshimasa Yoshiie, Qiu Xu, Akihiro Taniguchi, Takeshi Toyama

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

 

[7] Point Defect Processes during Incubation Period of Void Growth in Austenitic Stainless Steels, Ti-modified 316SS

T. Yoshiie, X.Z. Cao, K. Sato, K. Miyawaki, Q. Xu

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

 

[8] 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 406, 257 (2010).

 

[9] 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 58, 6379 (2010).

 

[10] Configuration and the recovery of defects in TiAl intermetallic compounds studied by positron annihilation  

Z.X. Li, B.Y. Wang, D.N. Wang, L.Z. Zhang, X.B. Qin, D.S. Xue

Intermetallics 18, 2259 (2010).

 

Semiconductors

 

[1] Studies on the effect of ammonia flow rate induced defects in gallium nitride grown by MOCVD  

S. Suresh, S. Lourdudoss, G. Landgren, K. Baskar

Journal of Crystal Growth 312, 3151 (2010).

 

[2] In vacancies in InN grown by plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy

Floris Reurings, Filip Tuomisto, Chad S. Gallinat, Gregor Koblmüller, and James S. Speck

Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 251907 (2010). 

[3] Defect redistribution in postirradiation rapid-thermal-annealed InN

Floris Reurings, Christian Rauch, Filip Tuomisto, Rebecca E. Jones, Kin M. Yu, Wladek Walukiewicz, and William J. Schaff

Phys. Rev. B 82, 153202 (2010).  

 

[4] 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) 207, 2415 (2010).

 

[5] Acceptor Type Vacancy Complexes In As-Grown ZnO

A. Zubiaga, F. Tuomisto, and J. Zuńiga-Pérez

AIP Conf. Proc. 1292, 217 (2010). 

 

[6] Effect of thermal annealing on the structure and magnetism of Fe-doped ZnO nanocrystals synthesized by solid state reaction  

Dong Wang, Z.Q. Chen, D.D. Wang, J. Gong, C.Y. Cao, Z. Tang, L.R. Huang

Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 322, 3642 (2010).

 

[7] Influence of annealing on optical and electrical properties of ZnGeP2 single crystals

Qiang Fan, Shifu Zhu, Beijun Zhao, Baojun Chen, Zhiyu He, Jiang Cheng, Ting Xu

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

 

Oxides and Insulators

 

[1] Major impacts of point defects and impurities on the carrier recombination dynamics in AlN

S. F. Chichibu, T. Onuma, K. Hazu, and A. Uedono

Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 201904 (2010). 

 

[2] Positron and luminescence lifetimes in annealed synthetic quartz

M.L. Chithambo, P. Sane, F. Tuomisto

Radiation Measurements, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online December 2010.

 

[3] Application of positron annihilation and Raman spectroscopies to the study of perovskite type materials

D. Grebennikov, O. Ovchar, A. Belous, and P. Mascher

J. Appl. Phys. 108, 114109 (2010). 

 

[4] Identification of A- and B-Site Cation Vacancy Defects in Perovskite Oxide Thin Films

D. J. Keeble, S. Wicklein, R. Dittmann, L. Ravelli, R. A. Mackie, and W. Egger

Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 226102 (2010).  

 

[5] Synthesis and positron characterizations of Zn0.98Mn0.02O ferromagnetic  and Zn0.98Mn0.02O paramagnetic  samples

D. Sanyal, Mahuya Chakrabarti, A. Chakrabarti

Solid State Communications 150, 2266 (2010).

 

Ceramics and Glasses

 

[1] Radiation-induced defects in As-Sb-S glass

V Balitska , Ya Shpotyuk , J Filipecki and  O Shpotyuk

 IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 15, 012054 (2010).

 

[2] Extended defects in insulating MgAl2O4 ceramic materials studied by PALS methods

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

IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 15, 012044 (2010).

[3] 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

Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B  268, 3186 (2010).

 

[4] Enhanced nucleation of Ag nanoparticles by vacancy-type defects in Ar-ions implanted spinel  

Yitao Yang, Chonghong Zhang, Bingsheng Li, Liqing Zhang, Chaoliang Xu, Xiujun Jia

Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B 268, 3529 (2010).

 

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

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

Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online November 2010.

 

Polymers

 

[1] Modification of the mesoscopic structure in neutron irradiated EPDM viewed through positron annihilation spectroscopy and dynamic mechanical analysis  

O.A. Lambri, F. Plazaola, E. Axpe, R.R. Mocellini, G.I. Zelada-Lambri, J.A. García, C.L. Matteo, P.A. Sorichetti

Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online December 2010.

 

[2] The free volume in Acrylic Resin/Laponite Nanocomposite Coatings  

G. Choudalakis, A.D. Gotsis, H. Schut, S.J. Picken

European Polymer Journal, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online December 2010.

 

[3] 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 364, 253 (2010).

 

[4] Characterization of dimethacrylate polymeric networks: A study of the crosslinked structure formed by monomers used in dental composites

Carmem S. Pfeifer, Zachary R. Shelton, Roberto R. Braga, Dario Windmoller, José C. Machado, Jeffrey W. Stansbury

European Polymer Journal, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online  November 2010.

 

[5] Control of pore structure and characterization of plasma-polymerized SiOCH films deposited from octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (OMCTS)  

Chia-Hao Lo, Meng-Hsuan Lin, Kuo-Sung Liao, Manuel De Guzman, Hui-An Tsai, Vincent Rouessac, Ta-Chin Wei, Kueir-Rarn Lee, Juin-Yih Lai

Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 365, 418 (2010).

 

[6] Molecular pore size characterization within chitosan biopolymer using positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy  

D. Chaudhary, M.R. Went, K. Nakagawa, S.J. Buckman, J.P Sullivan

Materials Letters  64, 2635 (2010).

 

[7] Free volume distribution at the Teflon AF®/silicon interfaces probed by a slow positron beam  

Stephan Harms, Klaus Rätzke, Vladimir Zaporojtchenko, Franz Faupel, Werner Egger, Luca Ravelli

Polymer, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online November 2010.

 

[8] Modification of microstructure of the surface and the bulk in ion-irradiated membrane studied using positron annihilation spectroscopy  

S.K. Sharma, P. Maheshwari, D. Dutta, K. Sudarshan, P.K. Pujari

Radiation Physics and Chemistry 79, 1115 (2010).

[9] Investigation on CO2-induced plasticization in polycarbonate membrane using positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy  

Chia-Hao Lo, Wei-Song Hung, Manuel De Guzman, Shu-Hsien Huang, Chi-Lan Li, Chien-Chieh Hu, Yan-Ching Jean, Kueir-Rarn Lee, Juin-Yih Lai

Journal of Membrane Science 363, 302 (2010).

 

[10] Positron annihilation and broadband dielectric spectroscopy: A series of propylene glycols  

J. Bartoš, O. Šauša, M. Köhler, H. Švajdlenková, P. Lunkenheimer, J. Krištiak, A. Loidl

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

 

[11] Subnanometre size free volumes in amorphous Verapamil hydrochloride: A positron lifetime and PVT study through Tg in comparison with dielectric relaxation spectroscopy  

Günter Dlubek, Muhammad Q. Shaikh, Klaus Rätzke, Jürgen Pionteck, Marian Paluch, Franz Faupel

European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 41, 388 (2010).

 

[12] Optical and two-photon absorption analysis of radiation-grafted fluoropolymer

Fouad El-Diasty, E. Hassan Aly and N. M. El-Sawy

Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 48, 2045 (2010).

 

[13] Investigations of (PVA)0.7(NaBr)0.3(H2SO4)xM solid acid polymer electrolyte using positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy

E. Hassan Aly, M. A. Hassan and E. Sheha

Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 48, 2038 (2010).

 

[14] High-rate crystallization of polycarbonate in spincast thin film

Seisuke Ata, Toshitaka Oka, Chun-Qing He, Toshiyuki Ohdaira, Ryouichi Suzuki, kenji Ito, Yoshinori Kobayashi and Toshiaki Ougizawa

Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 48, 2148 (2010).

 

[15] Nafion–Carbon Nanocomposite Membranes Prepared Using Hydrothermal Carbonization for Proton-Exchange-Membrane Fuel Cells

Zhanli Chai, Cheng Wang, Hongjie Zhang, Cara M. Doherty, Bradley P. Ladewig, Anita J. Hill and Huanting Wang

Advanced Functional Materials 20, 4394 (2010).

 

[16] Reinforcement Mechanism Of Polyurethane-Urea/Clay Nanocomposites Probed By Positron Annihilation Lifetime Spectroscopy And Dynamic Mechanical Analysis

S. K. Rath, M. Patri, K. Sudarshan, P. K. Pujari, and D. V. Khakhar

AIP Conf. Proc. 1313, 301 (2010). 

 

[17] Effect Of Cross-link Density On The Free Volume And Segmental Relaxation In Epoxy Resin Studied By Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy

Pushkar N. Patil, S. K. Rath, K. Sudarshan, D. Dutta, M. Patri, and P. K. Pujari

AIP Conf. Proc. 1313, 298 (2010). 

 

[18] Interlayer Spaces Associated with Hydration and Dehydration in Synthetic Saponite

K Sato , K Fujimoto , M Nakata and  N Shikazono

IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 15, 012006 (2010).

 

Developmental works

 

[1] Approach to 3D dose verification by utilizing autoactivation  

Yasunori Nakajima, Toshiyuki Kohno, Taku Inaniwa, Shinji Sato, Eiji Yoshida, Taiga Yamaya, Yuki Tsuruta, Lembit Sihver

Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online December 2010.

 

[2] Digital spectrometer for coincidence measurement of Doppler broadening of positron annihilation radiation  

J. Čížek, M. Vlček, I. Procházka

Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 623, 982 (2010).

 

[3] Optimization of three-dimensional positron annihilation spectroscopy system (3DPASS) for three-dimensional momentum measurements  

Christopher S. Williams, Larry W. Burggraf, Paul E. Adamson, James C. Petrosky

Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online November 2010.

 

[4] Detectors and physics at VEPP-2000

B.I. Khazin

Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 623, 353 (2010).

 

[5] Polarization enhanced X-ray imaging for biomedicine

Z. Kuncic, A. McNamara, K. Wu, D. Boardman

Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online December 2010.

 

Positron Physics

 

[1] Detecting Positron-Atom Bound States through Resonant Annihilation

V. A. Dzuba, V. V. Flambaum, and G. F. Gribakin

Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 203401 (2010).  

 

[2] Treatment of resonances in the scattering of a heavy positron by H2 that are due to interaction with vibrationally excited quasibound states

E. A. G. Armour

Phys. Rev. A 82, 042702 (2010). 

 

Positronium Studies

 

[1] Positronium in solid phases of methanol  

B. Zgardzińska, T. Goworek

Chemical Physics Letters 501, 44 (2010).

 

[2] Positronium in binary mixture n-nonadecane + n-tricosane at high pressure  

B. Zgardzińska, T. Goworek, J. Wawryszczuk, K. Standzikowski

Chemical Physics, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online December 2010.

 

[3] Chemical and photochemical degradation of human hair: A free-volume microprobe study

M.N. Chandrashekara, C. Ranganathaiah

Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 101, 286 (2010).

 

Particle Physics and Astrophysics

 

[1] Exclusive hadronic cross sections measured via ISR from BABAR

Andreas Hafner and the BABAR Collaboration

Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements 207-208, 133 (2010).

 

[2] GEANT4 Simulations of Gamma-ray Emission from Accelerated Particles in Solar Flares

ShiChao Tang and  David M. Smith

ApJ 721, 1174 (2010).

 

[3] g-rays and the far-infrared–radio continuum correlation reveal a powerful Galactic Centre wind

R. M. Crocker, D. I. Jones, F. Aharonian, C. J. Law, F. Melia and J. Ott

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, Available online December 2010.

[4] Positron annihilation spectrum from the Galactic Centre region observed by SPI/INTEGRAL revisited: annihilation in a cooling ISM?

E. Churazov, S. Sazonov, S. Tsygankov, R. Sunyaev and D. Varshalovich

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Available online November 2010.

 

[5] Neutrino heating near hyper-accreting black holes

Ivan Zalamea and Andrei M. Beloborodov

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Available online November  2010.

 

[6] Electron–positron energy deposition rate from neutrino pair annihilation on the rotation axis of neutron and quark stars

Z. Kovács, K. S. Cheng and T. Harko

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Available online December 2010.

 

[7] Oscillations and Propagation of Neutrinos through Magnetized Gamma-Ray Burst Fireball

Y.-Y. Keum, Sarira Sahu, and Nissim Fraija

AIP Conf. Proc. 1279, 265 (2010).