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Measurement of cross sections for collisions involving ions and neutral particles and application of these data in the study of charged particle track structure and the study of trace elements using  charged particle induced x-ray emission (PIXE) analysis.

Dr. Larry H. Toburen

Larry H. Toburen


S. L. McLawhorn, R. A. McLawhorn, K. D. Carnes, P. Richard, M. Dingfelder, L. H. Toburen, and J. L. Shinpaugh, 2009. Doubly differential electron yields from thin copper foils induced by fast ion impact. Proceedings of the Twentieth International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry, eds. F.D. McDaniel and B.L. Doyle, AIP Conference Proceedings 1099, AIP Press, New York 2009, p. 176-179.

Michael Dingfelder, Anderson Travia, Robert A. McLawhorn, Jefferson L. Shinpaugh, and Larry H. Toburen. 2008. Electron Emission from Foils and Biological Materials after Proton Impact. Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 77:1213– 1217

J. A. Gersh, M. Dingfelder, and L. H. Toburen. 2007. Modeling energy deposition in trabecular spongiosa using the Monte Carlo code PENELOPE. Health Physics 93 (1):47-59.

M. Dingfelder, I. G. Jorjishvili, J. A. Gersh and L. H. Toburen. 2006. Heavy ion track structure simulations in liquid water at relativistic energies. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 122:26-27.

J.A. Gersh, M. Dingfelder, and L.H. Toburen. 2006. Monte Carlo Modeling of Energy Deposition in Trabecular Bone. Radiat. Prot. Dos. 122:549-550.

J.A. Gersh, M. Dingfelder, and L.H. Toburen, 2006. Modeling energy deposition in trabecular spongiosa with PENELOPE. Supplement to Health Physics 90 No.6, S129-S140.

M. Dingfelder, L.H. Toburen, and H.G. Paretzke. 2005. An effective charge scaling model for ionization of partially dressed helium ions with liquid water. In The Monte Carlo Method: Versatility Unbounded in a Dynamic Computing World, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange, IL.

James A. Morris, Jr., Roger A. Rulifson, and Larry H. Toburen. 2003. Genetics, Demographics, and Life History Strategies of Striped Bass, Morone saxatilis, Inferred from Otolith Microchemistry. Fisheries Research 62:53-63

L.H. Toburen. 2003. Ionization by Fast Charged Particles, Invited participant to write Chapter 2 of Charged Particle and Photon Interactions with Matter: Chemical, Physiological, and Biological Consequences with Applications , eds A. Mozumder and Y. Hatano. The Book is scheduled for publication in 2003

L.H. Toburen and J.L. Shinpaugh. 2002. Laboratory data needs and applications for assessing radiation effects in biological materials in Atomic and Molecular Data and their Applications ed. By D.R. Schultz, P.S. Krstic, and F. Ownby, proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and their Application ICAMDATA, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 636, Melville New York. Pp. 23-32.

Toburen, L.H., 2002, Secondary Electron Production and Transport Induced by Fast Protons in Thin Applications of Accelerators in Research and Industry; Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry CAARI held in Denton, TX, November, 2002, J.L. Duggan and I.L. Morgan eds., American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings Woodbury, NY. Pp. 3-6.

L.H. Toburen, J.L. Shinpaugh, and E.L.B. Justiniano. 2002. Modeling Interaction Cross-Sections for Intermediate- and Low-Energy Ions. Radiation Protection Dosimetry 99:49-51.

Uehara, S., Toburen, L. H., Nikjoo, J.,"Development of a Monte Carlo track structure code for low-energy protons in water", Int. J. Radiat. Biology, 77, 1-16,(2001)

Uehara, S., Toburen, L. H., Wilson, W. E., Goodhead, D. T., Nikjoo, H., "Calculations of electronic stopping cross sections for low-energy protons", Radiat. Phys. Chem., 59, 1-11, (2000)

Shinpaugh, J. L., Toburen, L. H., and Justiniano, E. L. B.,"Fluorine Auger-electron production in collisions of H+ and Li2+with fluorocarbon targets", Physical Review A 60, R4213-R4216,(1999)

Toburen, L.H., Williams, A. M., Moreau, C. R.,Shinpaugh, J. L., and Justiniano, E., Molecular Effects in K-Shell Ionization by Charged Particles, in Applications of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference held in Denton, TX, November, 1998, Duggan, J. L., and Morgan, I. L., eds., American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings 475, Woodbury, NY. pp. 3-6. (1999).

Toburen, L.H., "Ionization and Charge Transfer: Basic Data for Track Structure Calculations,"Radiat. Environ. Biophysics 37, 221-233 (1998).

Simon, S.L.,Robison, W. L., Thorne, M. C., Toburen, L. H., Franke, B., Baverstock, B. F., and Pettingill, H. J.,"A Comparison of Independently Conducted Dose Assessments to determine Compliance and resettlement Options for the People of Rongelap Atoll", Health Physics, 73, 133-151 (1997).

Toburen, L.H., "Electromagnetic Fields, Radon, and Cancer", The Lancet, 347, 1059-1060 (1996).

Toburen, L.H., and DuBois, R. D., "Electron Emission Cross Sections for Collisions of Dressed Ions with Atomic and Molecular Targets.",Radiat. Prot. Dosim., 52, 129 (1994).

Toburen, L. H., (Study Director, NRC), "Radiological Assessments for Resettlement of Rongelap in the Republic of the Marshall Islands", A report of the National Research Council,. Washington, D.C., National Academy Press (1994).

DuBois, R. D., Toburen, L. H., Middendorf, M. E.,and Jagutzki, O.,"Systematics and scaling of differential ionization cross sections in multicharged ion-atom collisions.", Phys. Rev. A, 49,350 (1994).

Toburen, L. H., Braby, L. A., Metting, N. F., Kraft, G., Scholz, M., Kraske, F., Schmidt-Böcking, H., Dörner, R. and Seip, R., "Radial distribution of energy deposited along charged particle tracks.", Radiat. Prot. Dosim., 31, 199 (1990).