Metals and Alloys


[1] A study on vacancy-tpe defects in the electroless Cu measured with a monoenergetic positron beam

Kimihiro Yamanaka, Akira Uedono

Scripta Materialia 61, 8 (2009).


[2] Recrystallization in subsurface zone seen by positron annihilation

Jerzy Dryzek, Anna Kozłowska
Tribology International,
In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 6 August 2009.


[3] Multi-scale analysis of hydrogen-induced buckling in Pd films

J. Cizek, I. Prochazka, M. Vlach, N. Zaludova, P. Dobron, F. Chmelik, G. Brauer, W. Anwand, A. Mücklich, E. Nikitin, R. Gemma, A. Pundt, R. Kirchheim

Procedia Engineering 1, 99 (2009).


[4] Deposition of dense and smooth Ti films using ECR plasma-assisted magnetron sputtering

Lei. Zhang, L.Q. Shi, Z.J. He, B. Zhang, Y.F. Lu, A. Liu, B.Y. Wang

Surface and Coatings Technology 203, 3356 (2009).


[5] 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 267, 3182 (2009).


[6] Positron annihilation characterization of nanostructures 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 518, 150 (2009).


[7] 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 267, 3162 (2009).

[8] 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, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 12 September 2009.

[9] Nano and micro-scalefree volume in ultrafine grained Cu-1 wt% Pb alloy deformed by equal channel angular pressing

Sergiy V. Divinski, Jens Ribbe, Dietmar Baither, Guido Schmitz, Gerrit Reglitz, Harald Rösner, Kiminori Sato, Yuri Estrin, Gerhard Wilde

Acta Materialia, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 31 August 2009.


[10] Study of the behavior of 3d- shell electrons in binary Nd-Fe alloys

Qi-Tao Zhu, Tie-Zhu Yang, Xu-Xin Cheng, Wei Zhang, Yu-Yang Huang, Wen Deng Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. B 267, 3159 (2009).

[11] Structural and Mossbauer spectroscopic investigation of Fe substituted Ti-Ni shape memory alloys

D.K. Rai, T.P. Yadav, V.S. Subrahmanyam, O.N. Srivastava

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 482, 28 (2009).


[12] Phase transformations in QE22 Mg alloy

G. Barucca, R. Ferragut, D. Lussana, P. Mengucci, F. Moia, G. Riontino
Acta Materialia
57, 4416 (2009).

[13] Microstructure and vacancy-type defects in high-pressure torsion deformed Al-Cu-Mg-Mn alloy

W. Lechner, W. Puff, B. Mingler, M.J. Zehetbauer, R. Würschum
Scripta Materialia
61, 383 (2009).


[14] Thermal vacancy formation in Co-based Heusler-type alloys Co2MnZ (Z=Si, Ge, Sn)

M. Kogachi, S. Kikuchi, T. Fujiwara, F. Hori

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 480, 462 (2009).


[15] Some nano-structural features in metals characterized by positron annihilation spectroscopy

Eldrup, Morten Mostgaard
Presented at: Risř International Symposium on Materials Science. Risř (DK), 7-11 Sep., 2009
In: Nanostructured metals: Fundamentals to applications :

Proceedings / Editor:
Grivel, Jean-Claude ; Hansen, Niels ; Huang, Xiaoxu ; Juul Jensen, Dorte ; Mishin, Oleg ; Nielsen, Sřren Fćster ; Pantleon, Wolfgang ; Toftegaard, Helmuth Langmaack ; Winther, Grethe ; Yu, Tianbo -
oskilde : Risř National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, 2009 (205-213 p.)
Type: Conference paper published in book/proceeding

[16] Characterization of defect accumulation in neutron-irradiated Mo by positron annihilation spectroscopy

Eldrup, Morten Mostgaard; Li, Meimei; Snead, L.L.; Zinkle, S.J.
In: Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research. Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms,
vol: 266(16), p. 3602-3606 (2008).




[1] Positron states and annihilation in nanometric semiconducting superlattices

Nadir Sekkal, N.Yu. Arutyunov

Physica B: Condensed Matter, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 10 September 2009.


[2] The formation and evolution of vacancy -type defects in Ar implanted silicon studies by slow -positron annihilation spectroscopy

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

Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. B 267, 2395 (2009).


[3] Nanoindentation of ion-implanted crystalline germanium

D. J. Oliver, S. Ruffell, J. E. Bradby, J. S. Williams, M. V. Swain, P. Munroe, and P. J. Simpson
Phys. Rev. B
80 115210 (2009).


[4] Positron pobing of gamma-irradiated Ge doped with P, As, Sb and Bi: Changes in atomic structures of defects due to n-p conversion

N.Yu. Arutyunov, V.V. Emtsev

Physica B: Condensed Matter, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 2 September 2009.


[5] Native vacancy defects in Zn1-x(Mn, Co)xGeAs2 studied with positron annihilation spectroscopy

L. Kilanski, A. Zubiaga, F. Tuomisto, W. Dobrowolski, V. Domukhovski, S. A. Varnavskiy, and S. F. Marenkin
J. Appl. Phys.
106, 013524 (2009).


Glasses and Insulators


[1] 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 267, 2550 (2009).


[2] Nonlinear tensile deformation behavior of small-sized metallic glasses

Y. Wu, H.X. Li, G.L. Chen, X.D. Hui, B.Y. Wang, Z.P. Lu

Scripta Materialia 61, 564 (2009).


[3] Structural advances in the understanding of carbohydrate glasses


Johan B. Ubbink

Modern Biopolymer Science pp 277-293 (2009).






[1] Positron annihilation on the surfaces of SiO2 films thermally grown on single crystal of Cz-Si

Wen Deng, Li Yue, Wei Zhang, Xu-xin Cheng, Yan-yan Zhu, Yu-yang Huang
Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. B
267, 3094 (2009).


[2] Mesoporous silica films with varying porous volume fraction: Direct correlation between ortho-positronium annihilation decay and escape yield into vacuum

L. Liszkay et al.
Appl. Phys. Lett.
95, 124103 (2009).  


[3] Configuration interaction calculations of potential curves and annihilation rates for positronic complexex of alkali monooxides

Robert J. Buenker and Heinz-Peter Liebermann
J. Chem. Phys.
131, 114107 (2009),


[4] 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 267, 3097 (2009).


[5] Defect induced ferromagnetism in MgO nanoparticles studies by optical and positron annihilation spectroscopy

Nitesh Kumar, D. Sanyal, A. Sundaresan

Chemical Physics Letters  477, 360 (2009).


[6] Trivalent dopants on ZnO semiconductor obtained by mechanical milling

L.C. Damonte, V. Donderis, M.A. Hernández-Fenollosa

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 483, 442 (2009).


[7] Structural defect and optical properties of ZnO films grown under various O2/Ar gas ratios

Y. Hu, Y.Q. Chen, Y.C. Wu, M.J. Wang, G.J. Fang, C.Q. He, S.J. Wang
Applied Surface Science 255, 9279 (2009).


[8] Defect-induced magnetic order in pure ZnO films

M. Khalid et al.
Phys. Rev. B
80, 035331 (2009).




[1] The effect of electron irradiation on high density polyethylene: Positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy, differential scanning calorimetry and X-ray scattering studies

A. Zaydouri, M. Grivet
Radiation Physics and Chemistry
78, 770 (2009).

[2] Investigation on the variation in the fine structure of plasma-polymerized composite membrane by positron annihilation spectroscopy

Chia-Hao Lo, Jheng-Kai Huang, Wei-Song Hung, Shu-Hsien Huang, Manuel De Guzman, V. Rouessac, Chi-Lan Li, Chien-Chieh Hu, Kueir-Rarn Lee, Juin-Yih Lai
Journal of Membrane Science
337, 297 (2009).


[3] Defect study on polyaniline by positron annihilation spectrometry

Ki Yong Nam, Sang June Jeon, Seung Hwa Beack, Koan Sik Joo

Applied Radiation and Isotopes 67, 1454 (2009).


[4] Free volume behavior in spincast thin film of polystyrene by energy variable positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy

S. Ata, M. Muramatsu, J. Takeda, T. Ohdaira, R. Suzuki, K. Ito, Y. Kobayashi, T. Ougizawa

Polymer 50, 3343 (2009).


[5] Temperature dependence of free volume in atactic polypropylene

C. Bradac, G. Consolati, F. Quasso

European Polymer Journal, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 22 August 2009.


[6] Gas permeability and free volume in poly(amide-b-ethylene oxide)/polyethylene glycol blend membranes

Wilfredo Yave, Anja Car, Klaus-Viktor Peinemann, Muhammed Q. Shaikh, Klaus Rätzke, Franz Faupel

Journal of Membrane Science 339, 177 (2009).

[7] Relationship between free volume properties and structure of poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) membranes via various crystallization conditions

Mei-Ling Cheng, Yi-Ming Sun

Polymer, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 16 September 2009.

[8] Enhancing the interfacial stability and solvent-resistant property of PDMS/PES composite membrane by introducing a bifunctional aminosilane

Hong Wu, Xiongfei Zhang, Dan Xu, Ben Li, Zhongyi Jiang

Journal of Membrane Science 337, 61 (2009).

[9] Effect of chemical structure on the water sorption of amine -cured epoxy resins

Liang Li, Yingfeng Yu, Qili Wu, Guozhu Zhan, Shanjun Li

Corrosion Science, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 18 August 2009.

[10] Diffusion of water in nanoporous NF polyamide membrane

V.K. Sharma, P.S. Singh, S. Gautam, S. Mitra, R. Mukhopadhyay

Chemical Physics Letters  478, 56 (2009).


[11] Aromatic polysulfone copolymers for gas separation membrane applications

C. Camacho-Zuńiga, F.A. Ruiz-Trevińo, S. Hernández-López, M.G. Zolotukhin, F.H.J. Maurer, A. González-Montiel

Journal of Membrane Science  340, 221 (2009).


[12] The free- volume structure of a polymer melt, poly (vinyl methylether) from molecular dynamics simulations and cavity analysis

Dušan Račko, Sara Capponi, Fernando Alvarez, Juan Colmenero, and Josef Bartoš
J. Chem. Phys.
131, 064903 (2009).  


Theoretical Studies


[1] Positron implantation profiles in layered samples

Jerzy Dryzek, Paweł Horodek

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 1 September 2009.


[2] A two body photon model

Randy T. Dorn
Proc. SPIE
7421, 742119 (2009).


Positronium Physics


[1] Age-momentum correlation measurements of positron annihilation in water: Possibility of quantum beats on ortho-positronium reactions

Tetsuya Hirade

Chemical Physics Letters 480, 132 (2009).


[2] Resonance states of unnatural parity in positronic atoms

Isao Shimamura, Hiroaki Wakimoto, and Akinori Igarashi

Phys. Rev. A 80, 032708 (2009).


[3] Annihilation of electron-positron pairs in the positronium ion Ps- and bipositronium Ps2

Alexei M. Frolov
Phys. Rev. A
80, 014502 (2009).

Positron Physics


[1] Positron program at the Idaho Accelerator Center

Giulio Stancari
AIP Conf. Proc.
1160, 115 (2009).


[2] Positrons as imaging agents and probes in nanotechnology

Suzanne V Smith
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser.
185, 012044 (2009).


[3] On possible interpretations of the high energy electron-positron spectrum measured by the Fermi Large Area 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
Astroparticle Physics
32, 140 (2009).


[4] In- beam PET monitoring of mono-energetic 16O and 12C 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] Is there a dark matter signal in the galactic positron annihilation radiation?

R. E. Lingenfelter, J. C. Higdon, and R. E. Rothschild
Phys. Rev. Lett.
103, 031301 (2009).