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Gunter Kegel


Gunter Kegel
Gunter KegelProfessor Emeritus

Research Interests

Experimental nuclear physics, radiation effects in materials

Selected Publications

  • Woodring, M.L., Egan, J.E., Kegel, G., DeSimone, D.J. (2008). Fast neutron induced fission neutron spectra below the incident energy. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 276(3) 707-712.
  • Kim, D., Egan, J., Kegel, G., DeSimone, D. (2003). A human head phantom for dose measurements in boron neutron capture therapy (WIP). Medical physics, 30(6).
  • Ko, Y.J., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., DeSimone, D.J., Seo, P.N., Young, P.G. (2000). Thulium-169 neutron inelastic scattering cross section measurements via the 169 Tm (n,n ) reaction. Nuclear Physics A, 679(2) 147-162.
  • Kegel, G., Desimone, D. (1999). Facilities for gamma and neutron irradiations. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 426(1) 61-67.
  • Narayan, C., O'Connor, M., Kegel, G., Mittler, A., Brodeur, C. (1998). Analysis of Van de Graaff ion source with Rutherford backscattering spectroscopy. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 134(2) 271-275.
  • Desimone, D.J., Kegel, G., Egan, J.J., Jen, C.K., O'connor, M., Narayan, C. (1997). Fluence determination for a pseudo-white neutron spectrum. Conference Proceedings - Italian Physical Society, 59 1245-1247.
  • Kegel, G., Desimone, D.J., Egan, J.J., Ko, Y.J., Mittler, A., Seo, P.N. (1997). High resolution neutron total cross sections of U-235 from 200 to 400 keV. Conference Proceedings - Italian Physical Society, 59 589-590.
  • Desimone, D.J., Kegel, G., Egan, J.J., Bertone, P., Staples, P. (1997). Studies of a poenitz-type black neutron detector as a neutron flux monitor. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 388(3) 443-446.
  • Kegel, G., DeSimone, D.J., Egan, J.J., Jen, C.K., Narayan, C., O'Connor, M. (1997). Studies of neutron dosimetry. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 388(3) 440-442.
  • Staples, P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Mittler, A. (1997). The 14N(n,n ) cross section of the 2.313-MeV first excited state. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 126(2) 168-175.
  • Staples, P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Mittler, A. (1997). The N-14(n,n'gamma) cross section of the 2.313-MeV first excited state. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 126(2).
  • Egan, J.J., Woodring, M.L., Desimone, D.J., Kegel, G., Mittler, A., Staples, P., Souza, D.J., Tedesco, J.R. (1997). Use of BaF2 detectors to signal fission events in fission neutron spectroscopy. Conference Proceedings - Italian Physical Society, 59 544-546.
  • Yue, G., O'Connor, M., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G. (1996). Neutron scattering angular distributions in 239Pu at 570 and 700 keV. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 122(3) 366-373.
  • Narayan, C., O'Connor, M., Kegel, G., Johnson, R., Salmons, C., White, C. (1996). PIXE studies on artifacts from Saugus Iron Works. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 118(1-4) 396-399.
  • Staples, P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Mittler, A., Woodring, M.L. (1995). Prompt fission neutron energy spectra induced by fast neutrons. Nuclear Physics, Section A, 591(1) 41-60.
  • Kegel, G., Bertone, P.F., Case, D.L., DeSimone, D.L., Jen, C.K., Narayan, C. (1994). Radiation damage studies with accelerator generated neutrons. Conference Proceedings - Italian Physical Society, 46(1) 87-99.
  • Kegel, G., Bertone, P.F., Case, D.L., Desimone, D.J., Jen, C.K., Narayan, C., Oconnor, M., Staples, P. (1992). Fluences and Spectra of Accelerator Generated Fast-Neutrons. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 39(6).
  • Jen, C.K., Kegel, G., Jen, K.P. (1992). Ion beam analysis of lithium diffused germanium-lithium interfaces. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology, A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, 10(4) 2832-8.
  • Jen, C.K., Kegel, G., Jen, K.P. (1992). Ion-Beam Analysis of Li Diffused Ge-Li Interfaces. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A-Vacuum Surfaces and Films, 10(4).
  • Jen, C.K., Kegel, G. (1991). Measurement of the lithium isotopic concentration. Nuclear Inst.and Methods in Physics Research, B, 62(2) 242-246.
  • Reisman, A., Walters, M., Kegel, G. (1991). Neutron irradiation of insulated gate field effect transistors. Journal of Electronic Materials, 20(11) 935-938.
  • Narayan, C., Karakashian, A.S., Kegel, G., Rivera, Z. (1991). Tuning of the Schottky barrier height using bi-metallic layered structures. Applied Physics Letters, 59(20) 2541-2542.
  • Kegel, G., Jen, C.K. (1990). Radiation studies with accelerator generated fast neutrons. Journal of Electronic Materials, 19(7) 629-632.
  • Kegel, G. (1989). Fast neutron generation with a type CN Van de Graaff accelerator. Nuclear Inst.and Methods in Physics Research, B, 40-41(PART 2) 1165-1168.
  • Kegel, G. (1989). Fast-Neutron Generation with a Type Cn Vandegraaff Accelerator. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section B-Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 40-1.
  • Goswami, G.C., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Mittler, A., Sheldon, E. (1988). Neutron scattering cross sections up to 2.4 MeV for the ground and first two excited states of 232Th. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 100(1) 48-60.
  • Shao, J.Q., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Li, S.Q., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Schier, W.A. (1986). FAST NEUTRON INELASTIC SCATTERING CROSS SECTIONS OF **2**3**8U FOR STATES BETWEEN 680 AND 1530 kev. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 92(3) 350-371.
  • Sheldon, E., Beghian, L.E., Ciarcia, C.A., Couchell, G.P., Dave, J.H., Egan, J.J., Goswami, G., Kegel, G., Li, S.Q., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Schier, W.A., Shao, J.Q. (1986). Fast-neutron inelastic scattering cross sections for the principal even-even actinide nuclei. I: 232Th(n,n'). Journal of Physics G: Nuclear Physics, 12(3) 237-255.
  • Shao, J.Q., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Li, S.Q., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Schier, W.A., Arthur, E.D. (1986). Fast-Neutron Inelastic-Scattering Cross-Sections of U-238 for States between 680 and 1530 Kev. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 92(3).
  • Kegel, G. (1986). Fast-Neutrons - Generation, Dosimetry, and Applications. Ieee Transactions on Electrical Insulation, 21(3).
  • Dave, J.H., Egan, J.J., Couchell, G.P., Kegel, G., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Schier, W.A., Sheldon, E. (1985). CROSS SECTIONS, TRANSITION SCHEMES, AND BRANCHING RATIOS FOR **2**3**2Th FROM THE **2**3**2Th(n,n prime gamma ) REACTION. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 91(2) 187-208.
  • Dave, J.H., Egan, J.J., Couchell, G.P., Kegel, G., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Schier, W.A., Sheldon, E. (1985). Cross-Sections, Transition Schemes, and Branching Ratios for Th-232 from the Th-232(n,n'gamma) Reaction. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 91(2).
  • Kegel, G. (1985). Fluences and energy spectra of fast neutrons from a proton-irradiated thick lithium target. Computer Physics Communications, 36(3) 321-336.
  • Ciarcia, C.A., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Li, S.Q., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Schier, W.A., Shao, J.Q. (1985). NEUTRON INELASTIC SCATTERING CROSS SECTIONS FOR STATES ABOVE 700 keV IN **2**3**2 Th. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 91(4) 428-443.
  • Mcwilliams, F.F., Chabot, G.E., Kegel, G. (1984). The Production and Characterization of High-Energy Photon Radiation-Fields at the University-Of-Lowell. Health physics, 47(1).
  • Kegel, G. (1981). A time-of-flight spectrum simulator for neutron elastic and inelastic scattering. Computer Physics Communications, 24(2) 205-223.
  • Menachery, J.D., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Schier, W.A. (1980). High-Resolution Neutron Time-Of-Flight Spectrometer. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 25(2).
  • Moyle, J., Traegde, K., Kegel, G., Schier, W.A. (1980). Near Threshold Neutron Tof Spectra Simulation for Ring Geometry. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 25(2).
  • Menachery, J.D., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Chang, J.H., Shao, J.C. (1980). Neutron Time-Of-Flight Spectroscopy for States Near 1 Mev in Th-232 and U-238. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 25(4).
  • Traegde, K., Schier, W.A., Couchell, G.P., Kegel, G., Pullen, D.J., Moyle, J. (1980). Ring Geometry Measurements of U-238 (N,n') for En Less-than 200 Kev. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 25(4).
  • Egan, J.J., Menachery, J.D., Kegel, G., Pullen, D.J. (1979). Neutron Inelastic-Scattering Cross-Sections of Th-232 obtained from (N,n'-Gamma) Measurements. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 24(7).
  • Sullivan, N.B., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Harihar, P. (1979). Neutron Inelastic-Scattering in Si-28 to 4.15-Mev. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 70(3).
  • Beghian, L.E., Kegel, G., Marcella, T.V., Barnes, B.K., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Schier, W.A. (1979). Neutron-Scattering Cross-Sections of U-238. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 69(2).
  • Leriche, D., Lebrun, S., Kegel, G. (1979). Use of an Open Air Proton-Beam. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 24(5).
  • Schier, W.A., Traiforos, S., Kegel, G., Mittler, A. (1978). (N,n'gamma) and (N,pgamma) Reactions for Nickel from En=1.2 to 4.0 Mev. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 23(4).
  • LeClaire, R.V., Egan, J.J., Beghian, L.E., Couchell, G.P., Kegel, G., Mathur, S.C., Mittler, A., Schier, W.A. (1978). Cross sections in the Co59(n, n )Co59 reaction from 1.1 to 3.3 MeV. Physical Review C, 18(3) 1185-1200.
  • Leclaire, R.V., Egan, J.J., Beghian, L.E., Couchell, G.P., Kegel, G., Mathur, S.C., Mittler, A., Schier, W.A. (1978). Cross-Sections in Co-59 (N,n'gamma) Co-59 Reaction from 1.1 to 3.3 Mev. Physical Review C, 18(3).
  • Kegel, G., Marcella, T.V., Jain, S. (1978). Finite Sample Corrections in Neutron Spectroscopy. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 23(4).
  • Menachery, J., Egan, J.J., Couchell, G.P., Kegel, G., Sullivan, N.B. (1978). Study of Gamma-Rays Following Inelastic Neutron-Scattering from Th-232. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 23(4).
  • Correia, J.A., Schier, W.A., Beghian, L.E., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G., Leclaire, R.V., Mittler, A. (1977). 55Mn(n, n' ) cross-section studies for En = 1.0-3.6 MeV. Nuclear Physics, Section A, 286(2) 322-338.
  • Donati, D.R., Mathur, S.C., Sheldon, E., Barnes, B.K., Beghian, L.E., Harihar, P., Kegel, G., Schier, W.A. (1977). Cross sections, angular distributions, and magnetic substate populations in the Na23(n,n) reaction. Physical Review C, 16(3) 939-957.
  • Kegel, G. (1976). A resolution monitor for neutron time-of-flight spectrometers. Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 135(1) 53-56.
  • Barnes, B.K., Beghian, L.E., Kegel, G., Mathur, S.C., Quinn, P. (1973). Charged particle induced X-ray analysis: A new tool in forensic science. Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry, 15(1) 13-25.
  • Barnes, B.K., Beghian, L.E., Kegel, G., Mathur, S.C., Quinn, P. (1973). Detection of firearm discharge residues by X-ray excitation. Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry, 16(2) 453-459.
  • Kegel, G. (1972). Diffusion of lithium into germanium at low temperatures. Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 105(2) 381-382.
  • Kegel, G., Bhardwaj, B.D., Laramee, R.J. (1971). Precipitation of lithium in germanium. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 3(2) 161-171.