Link to the Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Positron Annihilation (ICPA-15), Kolkata, India, Jan 18-23, 2009 is given below

 

Volume 6 Issue 11, Pages 2237 - 2603 (November 2009)

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/122679742/issue

 

Metals and Alloys

 

[1] Positron annihilation studies of the interaction between oxygen impurities and nanovoids in neutron-irradiated vanadium

Z. Tang, T. Rewcharoon, Y. Nagai, M. Hasegawa

Acta Materialia, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 22 December 2009.

 

[2] TiCrV hydrogen storage alloy studied by positron annihilation spectroscopy.

Kawasuso, H. Arashima, M. Maekawa, H. Itoh, T. Kabutomori

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 486, 278 (2009).

 

[3] Positron annihilation study of vacancies in Fe–Al based alloys

O. Melikhova, J. Čížek, J. Kuriplach, I. Procházka, M. Cieslar, W. Anwand, G. Brauer

Intermetallics, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 3 December 2009.

 

[4] Grain fragmentation and twinning in deformed Zircaloy 2: Response to positron lifetime measurements

S.K. Sahoo, V.D. Hiwarkar, K.V. Mani Krishna, I. Samajdar, P. Pant, P.K. Pujari, G.K. Dey, D. Srivastav, R. Tiwari, S. Banerjee

Materials Science and Engineering: A, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 10 November 2009.

 

[5] Nano- and micro-scale free 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 57, 5706 (2009).

 

[6] The effect of rapid solidification on the microstructure and hydrogen storage properties of V35Ti25Cr40 hydrogen storage alloy

P. Pei, X.P. Song, J. Liu, G.L. Chen, X.B. Qin, B.Y. Wang

 International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 34, 8094 (2009).

 

[7] Vacancy-type defects in amorphous and nanocrystalline Al alloys: Variation with preparation route and processing

Wolfgang Lechner, Werner Puff, Gerhard Wilde, Roland Würschum

Scripta Materialia, In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available online 29 November 2009.

 

[8] Study of the early stages of clustering in Al–Mg–Si alloys using the electrical resistivity measurements

Hossein Seyedrezai, Dmitrij Grebennikov, Peter Mascher, Hatem S. Zurob

Materials Science and Engineering: A 525, 186 (2009).

 

[9] Chemistry of grain boundary environments in nanocrystalline Al 7075

Rafael Ferragut, Peter V. Liddicoat, Xiao-Zhou Liao, Yong-Hao Zhao, Enrique J. Lavernia, Ruslan Z. Valiev, Alfredo Dupasquier, Simon P. Ringer

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 25 October 2009.

 

[10] Correlation of mechanical stress and Doppler broadening of the positron annihilation line in Al and Al alloys  

C. Hugenschmidt, N. Qi, M. Stadlbauer, and K. Schreckenbach

Phys. Rev. B 80, 224203 (2009).  

 

[11] Vacancy trapping by solute atoms during quenching in Cu-based dilute alloys studied by positron annihilation spectroscopy

A Yabuuchi, Y Yamamoto, J Ohira, K Sugita, M Mizuno, H Araki and Y Shirai

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 191, 012019 (2009).

 

 

Semiconductors

 

[1] Enhancement of phosphorus activation in vacancy engineered thin silicon-on-insulator substrates   

A. J. Smith, R. M. Gwilliam, V. Stolojan, A. P. Knights, P. G. Coleman, A. Kallis, and S. H. Yeong

J. Appl. Phys. 106, 103514 (2009). 

 

[2] Statistical analysis of the Doppler broadening coincidence spectrum of electron-positron annihilation radiation in silicon

E. do Nascimento, O. Helene, V.R. Vanin, M.T.F. da Cruz, M. Moralles

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 609, 244 (2009).

 

[3] Positron states and annihilation in nanometric semiconducting superlattices

Nadir Sekkal, N.Yu. Arutyunov

Physica B: Condensed Matter 404, 5125 (2009).

 

[4] Positron probing 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 404, 5128 (2009).

 

[5] Divacancies at room temperature in germanium

J. Slotte, K. Kuitunen, S. Kilpeläinen, F. Tuomisto, I. Capan

Thin Solid Films, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 24 October 2009.

 

[6] Arsenic doped p-type zinc oxide films grown by radio frequency magnetron sputtering 

 J. C. Fan et al.

J. Appl. Phys. 106, 073709 (2009).

 

Glasses and Insulators

 

[1] Structural study of (As2S3)0.6(GeS2)0.4 glass

T. Kavetskyy, O. Shpotyuk, I. Kaban, W. Hoyer, J. Filipecki, M. Iovu

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 355, 1801 (2009).

 

[2] On the matrix-particle interphase in epoxy-based composites

S. Tognana, W. Salgueiro, A. Somoza

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 20 October 2009.

 

Oxides

[1] Positron lifetime study of Pr1−xCaxMnO3 (x=0.5, 0.3) during magnetic transition

Y. Tomioka, M. Koshimizu, K. Asai

Radiation Physics and Chemistry 78, 1092 (2009).

 

[2] Mixing of iron and molybdenum and photo-doping effect on Sr2FeMoO6

Y.C. Hu, Q. Ji, J.J. Ge, R.B. Xie, Z.S. Jiang, X.S. Wu, G.F. Cheng, Hairui Liu, Qingfeng Lu Journal of Alloys and Compounds, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 26 November 2009.

 

[3] Identifying defects in multiferroic nanocrystalline BaTiO3 by positron annihilation techniques

R V K Mangalam, Mahuya Chakrabrati, D Sanyal, A Chakrabati and A Sundaresan

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 21, 445902 (2009). 

 

[4] Temperature dependence of positron lifetime in ordered porous silica (SBA-3)

S. Kunishige, M. Koshimizu, K. Asai

Radiation Physics and Chemistry 78, 1088 (2009).

 

Polymers

 

[1] Characterization of multilayer nanofiltration membranes using positron annihilation spectroscopy

Kuo-Lun Tung, Yan-Ching Jean, Dipankar Nanda, Kueir-Rarn Lee, Wei-Song Hung, Chia-Hao Lo, Juin-Yih Lai

Journal of Membrane Science 343, 147 (2009).

 

[2] A variable energy positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy study of physical aging in thin glassy polymer films

Brandon W. Rowe, Steven J. Pas, Anita J. Hill, Ryoichi Suzuki, Benny D. Freeman, D.R. Paul

Polymer 50, 6149 (2009).

 

[3] Positron age–momentum correlation studies of free volumes in polymers

K. Sato, H. Murakami, K. Ito, K. Hirata, Y. Kobayashi

Radiation Physics and Chemistry 78, 1085 (2009).

 

[4] Transport properties of water in hydroxypropyl methylcellulose

Charlotte Trotzig, Susanna Abrahmsén-Alami, Frans H.J. Maurer

European Polymer Journal 45, 2812 (2009).

 

[5] Radiation-induced molecular imprinting of d-glucose onto poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) matrices using various crosslinking agents

Zeliha Ateş, Olgun Güven

Radiation Physics and Chemistry, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 5 November 2009.

 

[6] Temperature dependence of free volume in atactic polypropylene

C. Bradac, G. Consolati, F. Quasso

European Polymer Journal 45, 3010 (2009).

 

[7] Microstructural parameters controlling gas permeability and permselectivity in polyimide membranes

Corine Bas, Régis Mercier, Charles Dauwe, N. Dominique Albérola

Journal of Membrane Science, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 13 November 2009.

 

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

Mei-Ling Cheng, Yi-Ming Sun

Polymer 50, 5298 (2009).

 

[9] Sorption, diffusion, and perm-selectivity of toluene vapor/nitrogen mixtures through polydimethylsiloxane membranes with two cross-linker densities

Shingjiang Jessie Lue, Chen Luen Tsai, Da-Tung Lee, K.P.O. Mahesh, Mu Yi Hua, Chien-Chieh Hu, Y.C. Jean, Kueir-Rarn Lee, Juin-Yih Lai

Journal of Membrane Science, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 3 December 2009.

 

Developmental works

 

[1] A positron annihilation lifetime measurement system with an intense positron microbeam

Nagayasu Oshima, Ryoichi Suzuki, Toshiyuki Ohdaira, Atsushi Kinomura, Takamitsu Narumi, Akira Uedono, Masanori Fujinami

Radiation Physics and Chemistry 78, 1096 (2009).

 

[2] A device to measure the effects of strong magnetic fields on the image resolution of PET scanners

D. Burdette, D. Albani, E. Chesi, N.H. Clinthorne, E. Cochran, K. Honscheid, S.S. Huh, H. Kagan, M. Knopp, C. Lacasta, M. Mikuz, P. Schmalbrock, A. Studen, P. Weilhammer

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 609, 263 (2009).

 

[3] Development of a Transition Edge Sensor Gamma Ray Microcalorimeter with an Epoxy Coupled Bulk Lead Absorber   

R. M. T. Damayanthi, N. Iyomoto, H. Takahashi, M. Ohno, Y. Minamigawa, and K. Nishimura

AIP Conf. Proc. 1185, 207 (2009).

 

[4] 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, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 29 October 2009.

 

Theoretical Studies

 

[1] Feshbach projection operator approach to positron annihilation

S. d'A. Sanchez, M. A. P. Lima, and M. T. do N. Varella

Phys. Rev. A 80, 052710 (2009).  

 

[2] Supersymmetric corrections to the threshold production of top quark pairs 

Y. Kiyo, M. Steinhauser, and N. Zerf

Phys. Rev. D 80, 075005 (2009). 

 

[3] Propagation of neutrinos through magnetized gamma-ray burst fireball

Sarira Sahu, Nissim Fraija and Yong-Yeon Keum

J. Cosmol. Astropart. Phys. 11,  024 (2009).  

 

[4] Feshbach projection operator approach to positron annihilation

S d'A Sanchez, M A P Lima and M T do N Varella

J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 194, 072008 (2009).

 

[5] Calculation of gamma spectra for positron annihilation on molecules
Dermot G Green, G F Gribakin, F Wang and C M Surko
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 194, 072006 (2009).

 

[6] 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, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 21 December 2009.

 

Positronium Physics

 

[1] Dependence of positron–molecule binding energies on molecular properties

J R Danielson, J A Young and C M Surko

J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 42, 235203 (2009). 

 

Positron Physics

 

[1] Positron implantation profiles in layered samples

N Jerzy Dryzek, Paweł Horodek

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 267, 3580(2009).

 

[2] Positron remoderation by gas cooling within an electric drift field

Benjamin Löwe, Klaus Schreckenbach, Christoph Hugenschmidt

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 3 December 2009.

 

[3] Electron–positron pairs in physics and astrophysics: From heavy nuclei to black holes

Remo Ruffini, Gregory Vereshchagin, She-Sheng Xue

Physics Reports, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 18 October 2009.

 

[4] 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, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 31 October 2009.