Metals and Alloys

 

1. Interactions between Fermi surfaces and Brillouin zone boundaries and phase stability of embedded metallic nanoparticles 
Y. Nagai, T. Toyama, Z. Tang, K. Inoue, T. Chiba, M. Hasegawa, S. Hirosawa, and T. Sato
Phys. Rev. B 79, 201405 (2009).

 

2. Ion beam Analysis of the Annealing Behaviour of Helium in Ti films

He Zhi-Jiang, Shi Li-Qun, Liu Chao-Zhuo, Zhang Lei, Lu Yong-Fang and Zhang Bin
Chinese Phys. Lett. 26, 042501 (2009).

 

3. Recent findings on blistering and deuterium retention in tungsten exposed to high-fluence deuterium plasma

W.M. Shu, A. Kawasuso, T. Yamanishi
Journal of Nuclear Materials 386-388, 356 (2009).

 

4. Effects of 80 KeV proton radiation on the optical properties and microstructure of type-GG17 glass as rubidium lamp envelope

Qingyan Wang, Hongbin Geng, Shiyu He, Dezhuang Yang, Zhonghua Zhang, Xiubo Qin, Zhuoxin Li
Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. B In Press, Corrected Proof, (2009).

 

5. Atomic -scale structural evolution in amorphous Nd9Fe85B6 subjected to severe plastic deformation at room temperature

Wei Li, Xiaohong Li, Defeng Guo, Kiminori Sato, Dmitry V. Gunderov, Vladimir V. Stolyarov, and Xiangyi Zhang
Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 231904 (2009).

 

6. TiCrV hydrogen storage alloy studied by positron annihilation spectroscopy
A. Kawasuso, H. Arashima, M. Maekawa, H. Itoh, T. Kabutomori

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, (2009).

7. Microdefects and 3d electrons in ordered B2-FeAl alloys investigated by positron annihilation techniques

Huang Yuyang, Lu Yanqiong, Zhu Yanyan, Li Yuxia, Deng Wen
Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. B, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, (2009)

8. Positron annihilation characterization of nanostructured ferritic alloys
M.J. Alinger, S.C. Glade, B.D. Wirth, G.R. Odette, T. Toyama, Y. Nagai, M. Hasegawa Materials Science and Engineering: A, In Press, Corrected Proof, (2009).

 

9. Investigation by Slow Positron Beam of Defects in CLAM Steel Induced by Helium and Hydrogen Implantation

J. Qiu, Y. Xin, X. Ju, L.P. Guo, B.Y. Wang, Y.R. Zhong, Q.Y. Huang, Y.C. Wu
Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. B In Press, Accepted Manuscript, (2009).

 

10. Positron annihilation lifetime measurements of vanadium alloy and F82H irradiated with fission and fusion neutrons

K. Sato, K. Inoue, T. Yoshiie, Q. Xu, E. Wakai, C. Kutsukake, K. Ochiai
Journal of Nuclear Materials 386-388, 203 (2009).

11. 3D-AP and positron annihilation study of precipitation behavior in Cu–Cr–Zr alloy

M. Hatakeyama, T. Toyama, J. Yang, Y. Nagai, M. Hasegawa, T. Ohkubo, M. Eldrup, B.N. Singh
Journal of Nuclear Materials 386-388, 852 (2009).

 

12. Study of the behavior of 3d-shell electrons in binary Nd-Fe alloys

Zhu Qi-tao, Yang Tie-zhu, Cheng Xu-xin, Zhang Wei, Huang Yu-yang, Deng Wen
Nucl.
  Instrum. and Meth. B In Press, Accepted Manuscript, (2009).

13. On Young's modulus and the interfacial free volume in nanostructured Ni–P

Y. Zhou, S. Van Petegem, D. Segers, U. Erb, K.T. Aust, G. Palumbo
Materials Science and Engineering: A 512, 39 (2009).

14. Nucleation, growth and coarsening of γ′-precipitates in a Ni–Cr–Al-based commercial superalloy during artificial aging

A. Picasso, A. Somoza, A. Tolley
Journal of Alloys and Compounds  479, 129 (2009).

15. Characterisation of the early stages of solute clustering in 1Ni–1.3Mn welds containing Cu

J.M. Hyde, M.G. Burke, R.M. Boothby, C.A. English
Ultramicroscopy 109, 510 (2009).


16. Behavior of vacancy formation and recovery during hydrogenation cycles in LaNi4.93Sn0.27
Kouji Sakaki, Ryosuke Date, Masataka Mizuno, Hideki Araki, Yumiko Nakamura, Yasuharu Shirai, Robert C. Bowman Jr., Etsuo Akiba

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 477, 205 (2009).

 

17. Void swelling in ion irradiated (15Ni–14Cr), Ti-modified stainless steel: A study using positron annihilation and step height measurements

C. David, B.K. Panigrahi, G. Amarendra, S. Abhaya, S. Balaji, A.K. Balamurugan, K.G.M. Nair, B. Viswanathan, C.S. Sundar, Baldev Raj

Surface and Coatings Technology 203, 2363 (2009).

 

18. Effects of radiation-induced defects on microstructural evolution of Fe–Cr model alloys

J. Kwon, T. Toyama, Y.-M. Kim, W. Kim, J.-H. Hong
Journal of Nuclear Materials 386-388, 165 (2009).

 

18. Void formation in ODS EUROFER produced by hot isostatic pressing

Y. Ortega, M.A. Monge, V. de Castro, A. Muńoz, T. Leguey, R. Pareja
Journal of Nuclear Materials 386-388, 462 (2009).

 

 

Semiconductors

 

1. Role of vacancy-type defects in the formation of silicon nanocrystals 
C. R. Mokry, P. J. Simpson, and A. P. Knights
J. Appl. Phys. 105, 114301 (2009).

 

Compound Semiconductors

 

1. Relationship between defects and optical properties in Er-doped GaN

Shaoqiang Chen, Akira Uedono, Jongwon Seo, Junji Sawahata, Katsuhiro Akimoto
Journal of Crystal Growth 311, 3097 (2009).

 

2. Thermal stability of semi-insulating property of Fe-doped GaN bulk films studied by photoluminescence and monoenergetic positron annihilation techniques 
Masashi Kubota, Takeyoshi Onuma, Yujiro Ishihara, Akira Usui, Akira Uedono, and Shigefusa F. Chichibu
J. Appl. Phys. 105, 083542 (2009).

 

3. Positron annihilation in (Ga, Mn)N: A study of vacancy-type defects 
X. L. Yang, W. X. Zhu, C. D. Wang, H. Fang, T. J. Yu, Z. J. Yang, G. Y. Zhang, X. B. Qin, R. S. Yu, and B. Y. Wang
Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 151907 (2009).

 

4. Mechanisms of ion-induced GaN thin layer splitting

O. Moutanabbir, Y.J. Chabal, M. Chicoine, S. Christiansen, R. Krause-Rehberg, F. Schiettekatte, R. Scholz, O. Seitz, S. Senz, F. Süßkraut, U. Gösele
Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. B 267, 1264 (2009).

 

5. Point defects in group-III nitride semiconductors studied by positron annihilation
A. Uedono, S. Ishibashi, T. Ohdaira, R. Suzuki

Journal of Crystal Growth 311, 3075 (2009).

 

Glasses and Insulators

 

1. Correlation between the vacancy defects and ferromagnetism in graphite

Xinmei Yang, Huihao Xia, Xiubo Qin, Weifeng Li, Youyong Dai, Xiangdong Liu, Mingwen Zhao, Yueyuan Xia, Shishen Yan, Baoyi Wang
Carbon  47, 1399 (2009).

 

2. Dislocations, vacancies and the brown colour of CVD and natural diamond
R.Jones

Diamond and Related Materials 18, 820 (2009).

 

3. Lattice relaxation at V-, NV- and NVN- defects in diamond investigated by positron annihilation

S Dannefaer
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 21, 175412  (2009).

 

4. The temperature dependence of free volume in phenyl salicylate and its relation to structural dynamics: A positron annihilation lifetime and pressure-volume-temperature study 
G. Dlubek, M. Q. Shaikh, K. Raetzke, F. Faupel, J. Pionteck, and M. Paluch
J. Chem. Phys. 130, 144906 (2009).

 

5. Assessment of the fatigue transformation zone in bulk metallic glasses using positron annihilation spectroscopy 
M. Liu, R. S. Vallery, D. W. Gidley, M. E. Launey, and J. J. Kruzic
J. Appl. Phys. 105, 093501 (2009).

 

6. Direct evidence by positron annihilation spectroscopy of defect distributions deeper than Rp in Ar+ implanted silica glass

P Mazzoldi, G Mattei, L Ravelli, W Egger, S Mariazzi and R S Brusa
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 42, 115418 (2009).

 

Oxides

 

1. Defects in Si-rich SiO2 films prepared by radio-frequency magnetron co-sputtering using variable energy positron annihilation spectroscopy

Hao Xiao-Peng, Zhou Chun-Lan, Wang Bao-Yi and Wei Long
Chinese Phys. Lett. 26, 046101 (2009).

 

2. Microstructure evolution of Ge+-implanted silicon oxide thin films upon annealing treatments

R.S. Yu, M. Maekawa, A. Kawasuso, T. Sekiguchi, B.Y. Wang, X.B. Qin, Q.Z. Wang
Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. B In Press, Accepted Manuscript, (2009).

 

3. Positron annihilation on the surfaces of SiO2 films thermally grown on single crystal of Cz-Si

Deng Wene, Yue Li, Zhang Wei, Cheng Xu-xin, Zhu Yan-yan, Huang Yu-yang
Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. B, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, (2009).

 

4. Positron lifetime study of Pr1−xCaxMnO3 (x=0.5, 0.3) during magnetic transition
Y. Tomioka, M. Koshimizu, K. Asai

 Radiation Physics and Chemistry, In Press, Corrected Proof, (2009).

 

5. Investigation on the porosity of zeolite NU-88 by means of positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy
G. Consolati, M. Mariani, R. Millini, F. Quasso

Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. B In Press, Corrected Proof, (2009).

 

6. Correlation between donor defects and ferromagnetism in insulating Sn1−xCoxO2 films 
X. F. Liu, Javed Iqbal, W. M. Gong, S. L. Yang, R. S. Gao, F. Zeng, R. H. Yu, B. He, Y. P. Hao, and X. P. Hao
J. Appl. Phys. 105, 093931 (2009).

 

7. Positron annihilation and thermoluminescence studies of thermally induced defects in a- Al2O3 single crystals

K P Muthe, K Sudarshan, P K Pujari, M S Kulkarni, N S Rawat, B C Bhatt and S K Gupta
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 42, 105405 (2009).

 

8. Synthesis and characterization of single-phase Mn-doped ZnO

S. Chattopadhyay, S. Dutta, A. Banerjee, D. Jana, S. Bandyopadhyay, S. Chattopadhyay, A. Sarkar
Physica B: Condensed Matter 404 1509 (2009).

 

9. Evolution of native point defects in ZnO bulk probed by positron annihilation spectroscopy

Peng Cheng-Xiao, Wang Ke-Fan, Zhang Yang, Guo Feng-Li, Weng Hui-Min and Ye Bang-Jiao
Chinese Phys. B 18, 2072 (2009).

 

10. Positron annihilation study on ZnO-based scintillating glasses

Jiaxiang Nie, Runsheng Yu, Baoyi Wang, Yuwen Ou, Yurong Zhong, Fang Xia, Guorong Chen
Applied Surface Science 255, 6551 (2009).

 

11. Positron annihilation studies in ZnO nanoparticles

S.K. Sharma, P.K. Pujari, K. Sudarshan, D. Dutta, M. Mahapatra, S.V. Godbole, O.D. Jayakumar, A.K. Tyagi
Solid State Communications 149, 550 (2009).

 

12. Positron annihilation and X-ray diffraction studies on tin oxide thin films
K. Prabakar, S. Abhaya, R. Krishnan, S. Kalavathi, S. Dash, J. Jayapandian, G. Amarendra
Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. B 267, 1167 (2009).

 

 

Polymers

 

1. Free volume fraction and nanoholes shapes in polyvinyl acetate

G. Consolati, G. Mercurio, F. Quasso
Chemical Physics Letter 475, 54 (2009).

 

2. Prediction of the stability of polymeric matrix tablets containing famotidine from the positron annihilation lifetime distributions of their physical mixtures

Virág Szente, Károly Süvegh, Tamás Marek, Romána Zelkó
Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 49, 711 (2009).


3. Evidence for depth-dependent structural changes in freeze/thaw-cycled dry Nafion® using positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy (PALS)

Robert C. McDonald, David W. Gidley, Tracy Sanderson, Richard S. Vallery
Journal of Membrane Science 332, 89 (2009).

 

4. The investigation of electrochemical properties and ionic motion of functionalized copolymer electrolytes based on polysiloxane

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

Solid State Ionics 180, 405 (2009).

 

5. The Investigation of Electrochemical Properties and Ionic Motion of Functionalized Copolymer Electrolytes Based on Polysiloxane 
Fu-Ming Wang, Yung-Yun Wang, and Chi-Chao Wan
ECS Trans. 16, 91 (2009).

 

6. Change of structure and free volume properties of semi-crystalline poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) during thermal treatments by positron annihilation lifetime

Mei-Ling Cheng, Yi-Ming Sun, Hongmin Chen, Y.C. Jean
Polymer 50, 1957 (2009).

 

Theoretical studies

 

1. Positron trapping model for point defects and grain boundaries in polycrystalline materials 
Bernd Oberdorfer and Roland Würschum
Phys. Rev. B 79, 184103 (2009).

 

Developmental works

 

1. Rapid three-dimensional imaging of defect distributions using a high-intensity positron microbeam 
N. Oshima, R. Suzuki, T. Ohdaira, A. Kinomura, T. Narumi, A. Uedono, and M. Fujinami
Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 194104 (2009).

 

2. Neutron and high energy deuteron anisotropy investigations in plasma focus device 
M. V. Roshan, R. S. Rawat, A. Talebitaher, P. Lee, and S. V. Springham

Phys. Plasmas 16, 053301 (2009).

 

3. Algorithm and simulation for real-time positron emission based tumor tracking using a linear fiducial marker 
Nathan W. Churchill, Marc Chamberland, and Tong Xu
Med. Phys. 36, 1576 (2009).

 

4. In-beam PET monitoring of mono-energetic O16 and C12 beams: experiments and FLUKA simulations for homogeneous targets

F Sommerer, F Cerutti, K Parodi, A Ferrari, W Enghardt and H Aiginger
Phys. Med. Biol. 54, 3979 (2009).

 

5. Detection efficiency calculation for photons, electrons and positrons in a well detector. Part I: Analytical model

S. Pommé
Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. A 604, 584 (2009).

 

6. Advanced fitting algorithms for analysing positron annihilation lifetime spectra

Carlos Pascual-Izarra, Aurelia W. Dong, Steven J. Pas, Anita J. Hill, Ben J. Boyd, Calum J. Drummond
Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. A 603 456-466 (2009).

 

Positronium Physics

 

1. Development of a method for measuring the ortho-positronium quenching rate in low vapor-pressure gases

K. Wada, F. Saito, T. Hyodo
Nucl.  Instrum. and Meth. B 267, 1965 (2009).

Nuclear Physics

 

1. Radio Signal by Galactic Dark Matter

E. Borriello, A. Cuoco, G. Miele
Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements 190, 185 (2009).

2. Dark matter and pulsar signals for Fermi LAT, PAMELA, ATIC, HESS and WMAP data

V. Barger, Y. Gao, W.-Y. Keung, D. Marfatia, G. Shaughnessy
Physics Letters B, In Press, Corrected Proof, (2009).

3. X-ray true coincidence summing correction in Genie 2000

H. Zhu, R. Venkataraman, W. Mueller, J. Lamontagne, F. Bronson, K. Morris, A. Berlizov
Applied Radiation and Isotopes 67, 696 (2009).

 

4. The Galactic Positron Annihilation Radiation and the Propagation of Positrons in the Interstellar Medium

J. C. Higdon, R. E. Lingenfelter, and R. E. Rothschild
ApJ 698, 350 (2009).

 

5. Upper Limits on Electric and Weak Dipole Moments of τ-Lepton and Heavy Quarks from e+e Annihilation

A.E. Blinov, A.S. Rudenko
Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements 189, 257 (2009).

 

6. Cosmic-ray positron from superparticle dark matter and the PAMELA anomaly

Koji Ishiwata, Shigeki Matsumoto, Takeo Moroi
Physics Letters B 675, 446 (2009).