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Rad IDEAS Pubs

Peer-reviewed journal publications

  • X. Zhang, M.E. Moore, K.M. Lee, E.D. Lukosi, J.P. Hayward, “Study of cerium diffusion in undoped lithium-6 enriched glass with Rutherford backscattering spectrometry,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, Vol. 378, July 2016, p. 8-11. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2016.04.036
  • Y. Song, J. Conner, X. Zhang, J.P. Hayward, “Monte Carlo simulation of a very high resolution thermal neutron detector composed of glass scintillation microfibers,” Applied Radiation and Isotopes, Vol. 108, 2016, p. 100-107.  Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2015.12.035.
  • A. Iyengar, M. Beach, R.J. Newby, L. Fabris, L.H. Heilbronn, J.P. Hayward, “Systematic Measurement of Fast Neutron Background Fluctuations in an Urban Area Using a Mobile Detection System,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 773, 2015, p. 27-32.  Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j. nima.2014.10.045
  • B. Ayaz-Maierhafer, M.A. Laubach, J.P. Hayward, “Sensing of Cf-252 Fission Gamma Rays Using Same-Size Glass Detectors,” Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, Nov. 2015. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-015-4584-5.
  • X. Zhang, B. Ayaz-Maierhafer, M.A. Laubach, J.P. Hayward, “Observation of Material, Thickness, and Bremsstrahlung X-ray Intensity Dependent Effects in Moderate and High Z Targets in a Gamma and X-Ray LIDAR Experiment,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, vol. 784, June 2015, p. 621-624. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2014.12.076
  • K.P. Ziock, C.B. Boehnen, J.M. Ernst, L. Fabris, J. Hayward, T.P. Karnowski, V.C. Paquita, D.R. Patlolla, D.G. Trombino, “Motion Correction for Passive Radiation Imaging of Small Vessels in Ship-to-Ship Inspections,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 805, January 2015, p. 116-126.  Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2015.08.040.
  • J. Littell. E. Lukosi, J.P. Hayward, R. Milburn, A. Rowan, “Coded Moderator Approach for Fast Neutron Source Detection and Localization at Standoff,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2014.11.118
  • M.A. Laubach, J.P. Hayward, X. Zhang, J.W. Cates, “Timing and Position Response of a Block Detector for Fast Neutron Time-of-Flight Imaging,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 763, November 2014, p. 495-501.  Available:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2014.06.052
  • B. Ayaz-Maierhafer, X. Zhang, J.P. Hayward, Z.W. Bell, M.A. Laubach “Investigation of active background from photofission in depleted uranium using Cherenkov detectors and gamma ray time-of-flight analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 61, No. 4, August 2014, p. 2402-2409,  Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2014.2332273.
  • X. Zhang, J.P. Hayward, M.A. Laubach, “New method to remove the electronic noise for absolutely calibrating low gain photomultiplier tube with a higher precision,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 755, Aug. 2014, p. 32-37. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2014.04.018
  • S.B. Donnald, J.P. Hayward, C.L. Melcher, M. Koschan, M. Tyagi, H. Rothfuss, “Effect of Codoping on the Thermoluminescense and Non-Proportionality of Gd3Ga3Al2O12:Ce,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 60, No. 5, October 2013, p. 4002-4006.  Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2013.2277862.
  • J.W. Cates, J.P. Hayward, and X. Zhang, “Measurement of Achievable Timing Resolution with ZnO:Ga Films,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 60, No. 4, August 2013, p. 3127-3133.  Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2013.2272883.
  • S.B. Donnald, M. Tyagi, H. Rothfuss, M. Koschan, J.P. Hayward, M. Zhuravleva, C.L. Melcher, “Sample-to-Sample Variation in Single Crystal YAP:Ce Non-Proportionality,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 99, Sept. 2013, p. 1. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2013.2277860.
  • J.W. Cates, J.P. Hayward, X. Zhang, “Significant Increases in Light Extraction from YAP:Ce Scintillators with a Uniform Surface Taper Modification at the Exit Boundary,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 99, Sept. 2013, p. 1. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2013.2280434
  • X. Zhang, J.W. Cates, J.P. Hayward, G. Bertuccio, D. Puglisi, P.A. Hausladen, “Characterizing the timing performance of a fast 4H-SiC detector with an 241Am source,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 60, Issue 3, June 2013, p. 2352-2356. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2013.2260652.
  • B. Ayaz-Maierhafer, J.P. Hayward, K.P. Ziock, M.A. Blackston, L. Fabris, “Transmission and signal loss in mask designs for a dual neutron and gamma imager applied to mobile standoff detection,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 712, June 2013, p. 1-8. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2013.02.001.
  • B. Ayaz-Maierhafer, J.P. Hayward, K.P. Ziock, M.A. Blackston, L. Fabris, “Angular resolution study of a combined gamma-neutron coded aperture imager for standoff detection,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 712, June 2013, p. 120-125. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2013.02.005.
  • J.W. Cates, J.P. Hayward, X. Zhang, “Increased Light Extraction from Inorganic Scintillators with Laser-Etched Microstructures,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 60, Issue 2, May 2013, p. 1027-1032. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2013.2249090
  • A.K. Barnett, M.N. Cox, L. Crow, Y. Diawara, L.L. Funk, J.P. Hayward, K. Menhard, V.N. Sedov, “A High Count Rate Neutron Beam Monitor for Neutron Scattering Facilities,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 60, Issue 2, May 2013, p. 668-670. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2012.2225111
  • B. Ayaz-Maierhafer, J.P. Hayward, Z.W. Bell, L.A. Boatner, R.E. Johnson, “Measurements of thermal neutron response in Cherenkov glassed designed for MeV photon detection,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 60, Issue 2, May 2013, p. 701-707. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2013.2247420
  • J.P. Hayward, Z.W. Bell, L.A. Boatner, C.L. Hobbs, R.E. Johnson, J.O. Ramey, G.E. Jellsion, Jr., “Characterizing the response of Cherenkov glass detectors with isotopic gamma-ray sources,” Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, Feb. 2013, Vol. 295, Issue 2, pp. 1143-1151. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-012-1898-4
  • J.P. Hayward, Z.W. Bell, L.A. Boatner, C.L. Hobbs, R.E. Johnson, J.O. Ramey, G.E. Jellison, Jr., “Simulated Response of Cherenkov Glass Detectors to MeV Photons,” Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, Feb. 2013, Vol. 295, Issue 2, pp. 1321-1329. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-012-1909-5
  • M. Tyagi, M. Koschan, H. Rothfuss, J.P. Hayward, C.L. Melcher, “Effect of Ca2+ Co-Doping on the Temperature Dependence of Gd2SiO5:Ce Photoluminescence,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 60, Issue 2, April 2013, p. 973-978. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2012.2228235.
  • J. Cates, J.P. Hayward, X. Zhang, P.A. Hausladen, B. Dabbs, “Timing Resolution Study of an Associated Particle Detector for Fast Neutron Imaging,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 1750-1756. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2012.2201751.
  • X. Zhang, J.P. Hayward, J.W. Cates, P.A. Hausladen, M.A. Laubach, J.E. Sparger, S.B. Donnald, “Benchmarking the Geant4 full system simulation of an associated particle detector for use in a D-T neutron generator,” Applied Radiation and Isotopes, Vol. 70, August 2012, pp. 1485-1493, Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2012.04.026.

PhD dissertations

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