Welcome to the Bay Area Nuclear Data Group!

Our group is engaged in a wide range of experimental and evaluation activities to address nuclear data deficiencies. Most of this work takes place at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 88-Inch cyclotron or at the High Flux Neutron Generator within the UC Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering

The goal of the Bay Area Nuclear Data Group is to address the data needs of the basic and applied nuclear science community while training the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers in the process.

The Bay Area Nuclear Data Group works closely with the Bay Area Neutron Group (BANG) led by Bethany Goldblum and the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium (NSSC) on a wide variety of nuclear data, security and education related efforts.

Research Areas

Fission

Since its discovery in 1938, the understanding of nuclear fission has played a central role in the development of nuclear technology, which has had an enormous impact on the world today. The Bay Area Nuclear Data group seeks to improve our understanding of the fission process through improved measurements and modeling. Our group is measuring independent fission yields for short-lived products at the Fast Loading & Unloading Facility for Fission Yields (FLUFFY) which could have a significant impact understanding the reactor anti-neutrino anomaly. We have also developed a model-independent method of determining fission yield covariances and have developed the FIER code to predict gamma-ray spectra from fission. more

Isotope Production

Every year, approximately 17 million nuclear medicine procedures (both diagnostic and therapeutic) are performed in the U.S. alone. Most of the radionuclides currently used for these procedures are produced by low- and intermediate-energy accelerators, e.g., 11C, 18F, 68Ga, 82Rb, and 123I. These accelerators also produce non-medical radionuclides with commercial value, such as 22Na, 73As, 95mTc, and 109Cd. However, the production of radioisotopes for research, industry, and commercial purposes is in short supply. Consequently, through the research necessary to address such deficiencies, it is possible to expand this list of options to include novel and emerging isotopes, as well as develop alternative pathways for production of established isotopes. Isotope production sits at the intersection of a number of different multidisciplinary fields: chemistry, biochemical engineering, experimental nuclear physics, and nuclear medicine. Bringing together these different disciplines allows for the development of next-generation, personalized approaches to medical imaging and cancer therapy. Most of the work being done by our group is performed under the auspices of the DOE Isotope Program, in the Office of Science. more

Neutron Scattering

The interaction of neutrons with matter is central to both basic and applied nuclear science from the functioning of nuclear reactors and weapons to the formation of heavy elements in astrophysical settings. However, the fact that they interact with the world solely through the nuclear forces and gravitation makes the modeling of neutron transport both challenging to model (e.g., evaluate) and fascinating to study. more

Evaluation

Many members of the BAND group support nuclear data evaluation. Evaluation is the most painstaking part of the nuclear data pipeline process described in our recent review article. Evaluation takes different forms depending on the type of nuclear data.

Information about low-lying nuclear structure (e.g., level energies, Jπ values, lifetimes etc.) resides in the Evaluated Nuclear Structure Data File (ENSDF). The governing philosophy behind ENSDF evaluation is to take all information that is known about discrete states in a given nucleus from nuclear reactions and decay and combine them to create a recommended set of Adopted Levels and Gammas for general use. more

Nuclear Data Coordination Activities

High quality nuclear data provides tremendous benefit to society by improving national security, helping in the design of advanced, safe nuclear power and through the production of radionuclides for the treatment and diagnosis of illness. However, the role of nuclear data in these pursuits is often “hidden” inside of topic-specific modeling. As a US Nuclear Data Program center located at a world-class University and nuclear engineering department, the lab that gave birth to the nuclear age and next to a premier national security lab (LLNL) the BAND Group is well-poised to bring together the users and providers of nuclear data to develop a national plan to address cross-cutting nuclear data needs. more

Thermal Neutron Capture

The neutron-capture reaction is fundamental for identifying and analyzing the γ-ray spectrum from an unknown assembly because it provides unambiguous information on the neutron-absorbing isotopes. Nondestructive-assay applications may exploit this phenomenon passively, for example, in the presence of spontaneous-fission neutrons, or actively where an external neutron source is used as a probe. more

Projects

225Ac Production

Actinium-225 is a leading candidate isotope for an exciting new class of cancer treatment, targeted alpha therapy (TAT), which has shown potential to drastically improve recovery from metastatic cancers. Our group seeks to develop methods for producing 225Ac in quantities and purities sufficient for clinical use. more

GENESIS

The GENESIS project aims to support the next generation of nuclear data needs for neutron scattering cross sections by providing energy and angle differential neutron and gamma ray detection capabilities on an energy tunable collimated neutron beamline at the 88-Inch Cyclotron. more

FLUFFY

Short-lived (< 1 s) fission yields are being measured at LBNL's 88-inch cyclotron using a newly constructed pneumatic transport system. These measurements will contribute to the improvement of fission yield nuclear data for nuclear security and basic science applications. more

Stacked-Target Cross Section Measurements

Our group works on producing well-characterized, precision reaction data measurements, using “variance minimization” techniques to reduce the systematic uncertainties which often plague such measurements. Well-characterized data is necessary for improving our reaction modeling capabilities, but also has numerous applications in science and engineering. more

Nuclear Data Uncertainties

The assessment of uncertainty on deduced quantities obtained through both measurement and modeling must include contributions from both components. There are several methods to estimate the uncertainty due to modeling, such as the parametric uncertainty and that stemming from model bias. more

ENSDF

The Evaluated Nuclear Structure Data File (ENSDF) is a database containing the measured properties of nuclei including decay data. It contains recommended level energies, spins, parities, half-lives, gamma-ray energies, radiation energies, intensities, decay modes, and other pertinent information for over 3,300 nuclides. more

FIER

The Fission Induced Electromagnetic Response code was developed at LBNL at UC Berkeley to calculate delayed gamma-ray emissions resulting from the irradiation of actinide samples. This code was recently published and is available for public use. more

Tri-Lab Collaboration

Energetic charged particles are one of the workhorses of domestic Isotope Production activities. However, for many isotopes of interest, production cross section data is severely lacking. This project seeks to establish capabilities for charged particle cross section measurements for the nuclear reactions that are relevant to isotope production needs. The focus is on proton reactions induced in the energy range from 0-200 MeV, to leverage the accelerator capabilities of the DoE Isotope Program. more

Baghdad Atlas

Inelastic neutron scattering is a dominant energy-loss mechanism for fast neutrons in heavy (A > 12) nuclei and produces unique γ-ray signatures of the material which the neutrons are incident upon. As such, a good knowledge of it is required for virtually all branches of applied nuclear science ranging from shielding calculations to the design of advanced nuclear-energy systems to international security and counter proliferation. more

Beta-p Measurements

Beta+-delayed proton (or α) emission is a typical decay mode of very neutron-deficient nuclei. Valuable information for the ground state in the precursor, such as half-life, spin, and parity, can be obtained by studying the β+-p decay properties. more

NDNCA

The Workshop on Nuclear Data Needs and Capabilities for Applications (NDNCA) was held at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) on 27-29 May 2015. The goals of NDNCA were to compile nuclear data needs across a wide spectrum of applied nuclear science, and to provide a summary of associated capabilities (e.g., accelerators, reactors, spectrometers, etc.) available for required measurements. more

Fission Covariances

A new method for generating correlation and covariance matrices between fission product yields has been developed. This method has been applied to all of the compound systems in the ENDF and JEFF evaluations, making it the most comprehensive set of matrices publically available to date. more

Charged Particle Reaction Modeling

We have found that default modeling predictions from TALYS, CoH, EMPIRE, and ALICE reaction codes failed to reproduce the measured stacked-target activation, data and required modifications to improve. In turn, we have set forth a systematic algorithm to determine the set of reaction model input parameters, in a scientifically justifiable manner, that best reproduce the most prominent observed reaction channels. more

High Flux Neutron Generator

The High-Flux Neutron Generator (HFNG) group is a collaboration of research scientists, professors, graduate and undergraduate students, and industry experts. Using a compact particle accelerator, we focus a beam of Deuterium ions onto a water-cooled Titanium target, which generates an intense beam of neutrons through a nuclear fusion reaction. We use this neutron beam to study properties of nuclear structure and nuclear reactions, to precisely date geologic samples, to test circuitry for high-radiation space applications, and to provide a testbed for novel medical isotope generation techniques. more

WANDA 2019/2020

The Workshop for Applied Nuclear Data Activities (WANDA) was held at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University from 22 to 25 January 2019. The purpose of WANDA was to bring subject matter experts from the national laboratories, universities and industry together with government program managers and their advisors to develop collaborative plans of action (e.g., roadmaps) to address outstanding issues in nuclear data that effect applications ranging from nuclear energy to national security and nonproliferation to isotope production. more

Production with Deuteron Breakup Neutrons

The nuclear data group has explored the use of intense fast neutron beams from the breakup of energetic deuteron beams from the 88-Inch Cyclotron on Low-Z targets. The range of these fast neutrons is significantly higher than corresponding charged particle beams since they do not lose energy through electronic stopping. Work by Saltmarsh and Meulders indicates that as much 3-9% of a deuteron beam can be converted into a high-flux neutron beam via thick target deuteron breakup. more

Nuclear Data Review Article

In 2019 the BAND group produced an article for the Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Physics titled “Our Future Nuclear Data Needs” that serves as an introduction to the world of nuclear data and describes some of the most important applications of nuclear data. more

86Y Collaboration

The positron-emitting radionuclide 86Y (T1/2 = 14.7 h) has been gaining increasing importance due to its theranostic application, i.e. its diagnostic use prior to the medication with the β--emitting therapeutic radionuclide 90Y (T1/2 = 2.7 d). This concept was first applied at the Forschungszentrum Julich (FZJ), Germany, in the context of treatment of a patient with disseminated bone metastases by using the therapeutic radionuclide 90Y. more

Our Group

Lee Bernstein

Principal Investigator

Lee Bernstein leads the Nuclear Data Group Leader at LBNL and the UC-Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering whose mission is to meet the nuclear data needs of the applied and basic science and engineering community while training the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers in the process. more

Catherine Apgar

Graduate Student

Catherine is a PhD student and a member of the nuclear data group at UC Berkeley. She has performed data analysis as a member of the 2019 Master of Engineering cohort at UC Berkeley and prior to that for five years in the insurance industry. more

Preston Awedisean

Graduate Student

Preston is a first year Ph.D. student in the Nuclear Engineering department at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on nuclear source analysis and threat adjudication. more

Aaron Berliner

Graduate Student

Aaron Berliner is a Bioengineering graduate student in the Arkin Laboratory at UC Berkeley/UCSF and a Nuclear Engineering graduate student in the Bernstein Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. more

M. Shamsuzzoha Basunia

Research Scientist

M. Shamsuzzoha Basunia is a Physicist Research Scientist at LBNL and working within the Nuclear Data Program (NDP), Nuclear Science Division, LBNL, also known as Isotopes Project, since 2003. He is involved mainly with nuclear structure data evaluation and partially with experiments using the 88-inch cyclotron at LBNL. more

Jon Batchelder

Research Scientist

Jon Batchelder is an Assistant Research Engineer in the Nuclear Engineering Department at UC Berkeley and a nuclear structure evaluator with more than two decades of experience measuring the properties of nuclei far from stability using radioactive beams and decay spectroscopy. more

Christopher Brand

Graduate Student

Chris Brand is a PhD student at UC-Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering and is employed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). His Academic Advisor is Prof. Lee Bernstein and his Laboratory Mentor is Dr. Darren Bleuel. He performs research in support of the fast, mono-energetic neutron imaging project at LLNL which includes various simulation/experimental efforts for neutron diagnostics. more

Joshua Brown

Research Scientist

Josh Brown is a research engineer at University of California Berkeley. He has broad interests in nuclear detection research and development including fast neutron and gamma ray detection. He enjoys working at many levels from high fidelity component characterization, to system level design and benchmarking. more

Morgan Fox

Graduate Student

Morgan Fox is a Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley working in Lee Bernstein's Nuclear Data Group at LBNL. He is a member of the Isotope Program experimental sub-team within the group and his work to date has focused on proton-induced reactions on arsenic as well as charged-particle modeling. more

Bethany Goldblum

Research Scientist

Dr. Bethany Goldblum is a Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Research Engineer at the University of California, Berkeley. more

Joey Gordon

Graduate Student

Joey Gordon started his PhD in Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley in Fall 2019, and his research is on neutron inelastic scattering cross sections with the Gamma-Energy Neutron-Energy Spectrometer for Inelastic Scattering (GENESIS). more

Aaron Hurst

Research Scientist

Dr. Aaron Hurst undertook a Ph. D. in nuclear physics under the supervision of Prof. Peter Butler at the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom. His thesis topic focused on low-energy Coulomb-excitation measurements using the Radioactive ion-beam Experiment Isotope Separator Online (REX-ISOLDE) facility at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland. more

Thibault Laplace

Research Scientist

Thibault Laplace is an Assistant Research Engineer in the Nuclear Engineering Department at UC Berkeley. His research interests include neutron detection, detector characterization, and measurements of low-energy nuclear properties and cross sections. more

Amanda Lewis

Alumnus

Amanda Lewis is a graduate student in the UC-Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering. She is a Rickover Fellow, and will be joining the Naval Nuclear Laboratory after graduating in May 2020. more

Austin Lo

Graduate Student

Austin is currently a PhD candidate at University of California, Berkeley in nuclear engineering and expects to graduate in mid 2020. His main pursuit is in novel approaches to fission reactor generated plasmas for applications to space nuclear power systems. more

Jason Matheny

Graduate Student

Jason Matheny served in the U.S. Army for 10 years and then left to pursue further education. He obtained a B.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering with a minor in Mathematics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. more

Eric Matthews

Graduate Student

Eric is a PhD Candidate in Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley. His thesis studies focus on the physics and nuclear data of fission. more

Jonathan Morrell

Graduate Student

Jonathan is a 4th year Nuclear Engineering Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley. His research interests are in isotope production, nuclear reaction modeling, and precision spectroscopy. more

Andrew Voyles

Research Scientist

Dr. Andrew Voyles is an Assistant Research Engineer in the Nuclear Engineering Department at UC Berkeley, and leads the Isotope Production Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's 88-Inch Cyclotron. This work focuses on the production of novel isotopes for medical applications, developing new production methods for existing isotopes, and refining the predictive models at the intersection of isotope production and low-energy nuclear physics. more

Publications

J. T. Morrell, A. S. Voyles, M.S. Basunia, J. C. Batchelder, E. F. Matthews, L. A. Bernstein, "Measurement of 139La(p,x) Cross Sections from 35-60 MeV by Stacked-Target Activation", Eur. Phys. Jou. A 56, 13 (2020). doi:10.1140/epja/s10050-019-00010-0

J. C. Batchelder, "Recommended Values for Beta-Delayed Proton Alpha Emission", Atomic Dat. Nucl. Data Tables 132, 101323 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.adt.2019.101323

T. J. Gray, J. M. Allmond, A. E. Stuchbery, C. -H. Yu, C. Baktash, A. Gargano, A. Galindo-Uribarri, D. C. Radford, J. C. Batchelder, J. R. Beene, C. R. Bingham, L. Coraggio, A. Covello, M. Danchev, C. J. Gross, P. A. Hausladen, N. Itaco, W. Krolas, J. F. Liang, E. Padilla-Rodal, J. Pavan, D. W. Stracener, and R. L. Varner, "Early signal of emerging nuclear collectivity in neutron-rich 129Sb", Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 032502 (2020). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.032502

C. J. Zachary, N. T. Brewer, J. C. Batchelder, E. Wang, J. H. Hamilton, J. M. Eldridge, B. M. Musangu, A. V. Ramayya, C. J. Gross, K. P. Rykaczewski, R. Grzywacz, M. Madurga, D. Miller, D. W. Stracener, C. Jost, E. F. Zganjar, J. A. Winger, M. Karny, S. V. Paulauskas, S. H. Liu, M. Wolinska-Cichocka, S. W. Padgett, A. J. Mendez, K. Miernik, A. Fijalkowska, S. V. Ilyushkin, A. C. Dai, F. R. Xu, Y. X. Liu, and Y. Sun, "Identification of new transitions and levels in 163Gd from β decay studies ", Phys.Rev. C 101, 054312 (2020) doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.101.054312

M.S. Basunia, J.T. Morrell, M.S. Uddin, A.S. Voyles, C.D. Nesaraja, L.A. Bernstein, E. Browne, M.J. Martin, S.M. Qaim, "Resolution of a discrepancy in the γ-ray emission probability from the β decay of 137Ceg", Phys. Rev. C. 101, 6 (2020) doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.101.064619

A. Bernstein, N. Bowden, B.L. Goldblum, P. Huber, I. Jovanovic, and J. Mattingly, "Colloquium: Neutrino Detectors as Tools for Nuclear Security", Rev. Mod. Phys. 92, 011003 (2020). doi:10.1103/RevModPhys.92.011003

J.J. Manfredi, B.L. Goldblum, T.A. Laplace, G. Gabella, A. O’Brien, S. Chowdhury J.A. Brown, E. Brubaker, "Proton light yield of fast plastic scintillators for neutron imaging", IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 67, 434 (2020). doi:10.1109/TNS.2019.2959979

T.A. Laplace, B.L. Goldblum, J.A Brown, J.J. Manfredi, "Scintillator light yield measurements with waveform digitizers", Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 959, 163485 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.nima.2020.163485

T.A. Laplace, B.L. Goldblum, J.A. Brown, D.L. Bleuel, C.A. Brand, G. Gabella, T. Jordan, C. Moore, N. Munshi, Z.W. Sweger, A. Ureche and E. Brubaker, "Low Energy Light Yield of Fast Plastic Scintillators", Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 954, 161444 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.nima.2018.10.122

Pascal Boller, Alex Zylstra, Paul Neumayer, Lee Bernstein, Christian Brabetz, John Despotopulos, Jan Glorius, Johannes Hellmund, Eugene A. Henry, Johannes Hornung, Justin Jeet, Jadambaa Khuyagbaatar, Lotte Lens, Simon Roeder, Thomas Stoehlker, Alexander Yakushev, Yuri A. Litvinov, Dawn Shaughnessy, Vincent Bagnoud, Thomas Kuehl & Dieter H. G. Schneider, "First on-line detection of radioactive fission isotopes produced by laser-accelerated protons", Scientific Reports 10, 17183 (2020). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-74045-5

Nnaemeka Nnamani, Mauricio Ayllon-Unzueta, Karl van Bibber, Lee A Bernstein, Jasmina L Vujic, Jonathan T. Morrell, "An Integral Experiment on Polyethylene Using Radiative Capture in Indium Foils in a High Flux D-D Neutron Generator", Nuclear Science and Engineering 194, 10 (2020). doi:10.1080/00295639.2020.1769964

M. S. Basunia, J. T. Morrell, M. S. Uddin, A. S. Voyles, C. D. Nesaraja, L. A. Bernstein, E. Browne, M. J. Martin, and S. M. Qaim, "Resolution of a discrepancy in the γ-ray emission probability from the β decay of 137Ceg", Phys. Rev. C 101, 064619 (2020). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.101.064619

M.S. Uddin, B. Scholten, M.S. Basunia, S. Sudár, S. Spellerberg, A.S. Voyles, J. T. Morrell, H. Zaneb, J.A. Rios, I. Spahn, L.A. Bernstein, B. Neumaier, S.M. Qaim, "Accurate determination of production data of the non-standard positron emitter 86Y via the 86Sr(p,n) reaction", Radiochimica Acta 108, 9 (2020). doi:10.1515/ract-2020-0021

K.V. Becker, E. Vermeulen, C. J. Kutyreff, E. M. O’Brien, J. T. Morrell, E. R. Birnbaum, L. A. Bernstein, F. M. Nortier, J. W. Engle, "Cross section measurements for proton induced reactions on natural La", Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. B 468, (2020). doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2020.02.024

G.B. Kim, S.T.P. Boyd, R.H. Cantor, A.S. Voyles, J.T. Morrell, L.A. Bernstein, S. Friedrich, "A New Measurement of the 60 keV Emission from Am-241 using Metallic Magnetic Calorimeters", J. Low Temp Phys 199, (2020). doi:10.1007/s10909-020-02412-7

J.K. Tuli and E. Browne, "Nuclear Data Sheets for A=82", Nucl. Data Sheets 157, 260 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.nds.2019.04.002

J.K. Tuli, A. Nichols, E. McCutchan, & P. Dimitriou, NSDD report: INDC(NDS)-0783, 2019

A.M.Hurst, A.Sweet, B.L.Goldblum, R.B.Firestone, M.S.Basunia, L.A.Bernstein, Zs.Revay, L.Szentmiklosi, T.Belgya, J.E.Escher, I.Harsanyi, M.Krticka, B.W.Sleaford, J.Vujic, "Radiative-capture cross sections for the 139La(n,γ) reaction using thermal neutrons and structural properties of 140La", Phys. Rev. C. 99, 024310 (2019). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.99.024310

J. C. Batchelder, S.-A. Chong, J. Morrell, M. Unzueta, P. Adams, J. D. Bauer, T. Bailey, T. A. Becker, L. A. Bernstein, M. Fratoni, A. M. Hurst, J. James, A. M. Lewis, E. F. Matthews, M. Negus, D. Rutte, K. Song, K. Van Bibber, M. Wallace, C. S. Waltz, "Possible evidence of non statistical properties in the 35Cl(n,p)35S Cross-section", Phys. Rev. C 99, 044612 (2019). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.99.044612

J.M.Gates, G.K.Pang, J.L.Pore, K.E.Gregorich, J.T.Kwarsick, G.Savard, N.E.Esker, M.Kireeff Covo, M.J.Mogannam, J.C.Batchelder, D.L.Bleuel, R.M.Clark, H.L.Crawford, P.Fallon, K.K.Hubbard, A.M.Hurst, I.T.Kolaja, A.O.Macchiavelli, C.Morse, R.Orford, L.Phair, M.A.Stoyer, "First Direct Measurements of Superheavy-Element Mass Numbers", Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 222501 (2018). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.222501

A.M.Lewis, L.A.Bernstein, T.Kawano, D.Neudecker, "Ratio method for estimating uncertainty in calculated gamma cascades", Eur. Phys. J. A. 55, 141 (2019). doi:10.1140/epja/i2019-12826-y

F.Zeiser, G.M.Tveten, G.Potel, A.C.Larsen, M.Guttormsen, T.A.Laplace, S.Siem, D.L.Bleuel, B.L.Goldblum, L.A.Bernstein, F.L.Bello Garrote, L.Crespo Campo, T.K.Eriksen, A.Gorgen, K.Hadynska-Klek, V.W.Ingeberg, J.E.Midtbo, E.Sahin, T.Tornyi, A.Voinov, M.Wiedeking, J.Wilson, "Restricted spin-range correction in the Oslo method: The example of nuclear level density and γ-ray strength function from 239Pu(d, pγ)240Pu", Phys. Rev. C 100, 024305 (2019). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.100.024305

Daniel Rutte, Jonathan Morrell, Liqiang Qi, Mauricio Ayllon, Paul R. Renne, Karl van Bibber, Jonathan Wilson, Tim A. Becker, Jon Batchelder, Lee Bernstein, Mathieu Lebois, Jay James, Su-Ann Chong, Will Heriot, Max Wallace, Angel Marcial, Charles Johnson, Graham Woolley, Parker Adams, Howard Mattis, "Boutique Neutrons Advance 40Ar/39Ar-geochronology", Science Advances 11 Sep 2019: Vol. 5, no. 9. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aaw5526

Lee A Bernstein, David A Brown, Arjan J Koning, Bradley T Rearden, Catherine E Romano, Alejandro A Sonzogni, Andrew S Voyles, Walid Younes, "Our Future Nuclear Data Needs", Annu. Rev. Nucl. Part. Sci. 69 (2019). doi:10.1146/annurev-nucl-101918-023708

James E. Bevins, Z. Sweger, N. Munshi, B.L. Goldblum, J.A. Brown, D.L.Bleuel, L.A.Bernstein, R.N. Slaybaugh, "Performance evaluation of an energy tuning assembly for neutron spectral shaping", Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A (2019). doi:10.1016/j.nima.2019.01.049

Jackson Van Dyke, LA Bernstein, Ramona Vogt, "Parameter optimization and uncertainty analysis of FREYA for spontaneous fission", Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 992 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.nima.2019.01.001

Jackson Van Dyke, LA Bernstein, Ramona Vogt, "Parameter optimization and uncertainty analysis of FREYA for spontaneous fission", Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 992 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.nima.2019.01.001

M.S. Basunia, "Nuclear Data Sheets for A=59", Nucl. Data Sheets 151, 1 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.nds.2018.08.001

C.M. Baglin, E.A.McCutchan, S. Basunia, E. Browne, "Nuclear Data Sheets for A=170", Nucl. Data Sheets 153, 1 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.nds.2018.11.001

C.M. Baglin, E.A.McCutchan, "Nuclear Data Sheets for A=171", Nucl. Data Sheets 151, 334 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.nds.2018.08.002

A.S.Voyles, L.A.Bernstein, E.R.Birnbaum, J.W.Engle, S.A.Graves, T.Kawano, A.M.Lewis, F.M.Nortier, "Excitation functions for (p,x) reactions of niobium in the energy range of Ep=40-90", Phys. Rev. C 97, 024327 (2018). doi:10.1016/J.NIMB.2018.05.028

M.D.Jones, A.O.Macchiavelli, M.Wiedeking, L.A.Bernstein, et al., "Examination of the low-energy enhancement of the gamma-ray strength function of 56Fe", Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B 429, 53 (2018). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.97.024327

D.A.Brown, M.B.Chadwick, R.Capote, A.C.Kahler, A.Trkov, M.W.Herman, A.A.Sonzogni, Y.Danon, A.D.Carlson, M.Dunn, D.L.Smith, G.M.Hale, G.Arbanas, R.Arcilla, C.R.Bates, B.Beck, B.Becker, F.Brown, R.J.Casperson, J.Conlin, D.E.Cullen, M.-A.Descalle, R.Firestone, et al., "ENDF/B-VIII.0: The 8th Major Release of the Nuclear Reaction Data Library with CIELO-project Cross Sections, New Standards and Thermal Scattering Data", Nucl. Data Sheets 148, 1 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.nds.2018.02.001

K.Miernik, K.P.Rykaczewski, R.Grzywacz, C.J.Gross, M.Madurga, D.Miller, D.W.Stracener, J.C.Batchelder, N.T.Brewer, A.Korgul, C.Mazzocchi, A.J.Mendez, Y.Liu, S.V.Paulauskas, J.A.Winger, M.Wolinska-Cichocka, E.F.Zganjar, "beta-delayed neutron emission from 85Ga", Phys.Rev. C 97, 054317 (2018). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.97.054317

J.L.Tracy, J.A.Winger, B.C.Rasco, U.Silwal, D.P.Siwakoti, K.P.Rykaczewski, R.Grzywacz, J.C.Batchelder, C.R.Bingham, N.T.Brewer, L.Cartegni, A.A.Ciemny, A.Fijalkowska, C.J.Gross, C.Jost, M.Karny, K.Kolos, A.Korgul, W.Krolas, Y.Liu, M.Madurga, C.Mazzocchi, A.J.Mendez, K.Miernik, D.Miller, S.Padgett, S.V.Paulauskas, D.W.Stracener, M.Wolinska-Cichocka, M.M.Rajabali, E.F.Zganjar, "Updated beta-decay measurement of neutron-rich 74Cu", Phys.Rev. C 98, 034309 (2018). doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.98.034309

M.Kireeff-Covo, R.A.Albright, B.F.Ninemire, M.B.Johnson, A.Hodgkinson, T.Loew, J.Y.Benitez, D.S.Todd, D.Z.Xie, T.Perry, L.Phair, L.A.Bernstein, J.Bevins, J.A.Brown, B.L.Goldblum, M.Harasty, K.P.Harrig, T.A.Laplace, S.B.Cronin, "The 88-Inch Cyclotron: A one-stop facility for electronics radiation and detector testing", Measurement, Vol. 127 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.measurement.2017.10.018

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