DoNuTS Technical Meetings

Past Meetings

April 28, 2010
Mark Bandstra, UC Berkeley Physics
Soft gamma-ray observations of the Crab nebula with the Nuclear Compton Telescope

March 31, 2010
Paul Barton, University of Michigan
Fabrication of Silicon Photomultipliers for the Readout of Scintillation Radiation Detectors

March 3, 2010
Hugh Lippincott, Yale University
DEAP/CLEAN: Detecting dark matter with liquid argon (and neon)

Febuary 3, 2010
Brian Quiter, UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering
Materials Assay Using Transmission NRF

December 2, 2009
Barak Fishbain, UC Berkeley Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Video segmentation through joint utilization of intensity and coarse motion data as a case study for video and noisy data integration for better detection

October 14, 2009
Ilbeyi Avci, UC Berkeley Physics
Development of a Full Wafer Fabrication Process for Integrated Scientific CCD and Silicon Strip Detectors

September 30, 2009
Chris Angell, UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering
Basic Measurements with Applications in Nuclear Security

September 16, 2009
Charles Yeamans, UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering
Progress in DoNuTS Pelletron Retrofit Operations
slides (89 MB pdf)

July 27, 2009
Robert Cooper, University of Michigan and NIST
The Radiative Decay Mode of the Free Neutron

July 21, 2009
Delia Tosi, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron
Development of Acoustic Sensors and Transmitters to Measure the Acoustic Properties of South Pole Ice Within the SPATS Project in IceCube

May 13, 2009
James McFarland, UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering
Another Technological Step Towards Threat Reduction: Nuclear Resonance Fluorescence

March 11, 2009
Edith Bourret-Courchesne, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Recent crystal growth activities at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

February 18, 2009
Chad Goerzen, Tel-Aviv University and NASA
Imaging Without Optics: Localization of Radiation Sources using Lensless Sensors

February 11, 2009
Charles Yeamans, UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering
Synthesis of Uranium Fluorides from Uranium Dioxide with Ammonium Bifluoride and Ammonolysis of Uranium Fluorides to Uranium Nitrides
related article in Journal of Nuclear Materials (pdf)

February 4, 2009
Dorit Hochbaum, UC Berkeley Industrial Engineering and Haas School of Business
Nuclear Threat Detection with Mobile Distributed Sensor Networks

January 21, 2009
Eric Norman, UCB Nuclear Engineering
Evidence Against Correlations Between Nuclear Decay Rates and the Earth-Sun Distance
related article in Astroparticle Physics (pdf)

September 10, 2008
Ross Marrs, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Post-Detonation Nuclear Forensics

June 4, 2008
Julius Su, California Institute of Technology
Simulation of Large-Scale Excited Electron Dynamics

April 2, 2008
Erik Swanberg, UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering
Radionuclide Monitoring for Nuclear Weapons Tests

March 12, 2008
Micah Johnson, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Nuclear Resonance Fluorescence for Isotopic Mapping

February 13, 2008
Vincenzo Lordi, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Effects of Point Defects on the Electrical Properties of Aluminum Antimonide: a First Principles Investigation

January 30, 2008
Barak Fishbain, Tel Aviv University
Real-Time Video Enhancement

January 16, 2008
Chris Barty, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Development of Laser-based Ultrabright Gamma-ray Sources for Isotope Detection and Imaging