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Arthur Mittler


Arthur Mittler
Arthur MittlerProfessor

Research Interests

Experimental nuclear physics, physics education

Education

  • Ph D: Physics, (1970), University of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky
  • MS: Physics, (1967), University of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky
  • BA: Physics, (1965), Drew University - Madison Avenue, Madison

Selected Publications

  • Couchell, G., Ciarcia, C., Egan, J., Kegel, G., Mittler, A. (2012). To HIGHER-ExCITED LEVELS IN 232Th and U.
  • Narayan, C., O'Connor, M., Kegel, G.H., 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.
  • Ko, Y., Egan, J., Kegel, G., Desimone, D., Mittler, A., Seo, P., Kim, D., Morancy, T., McKittrick, T. (1998). Inelastic Neutron Scattering in Tm-169 via (n, n’gamma) Reaction. (1:).
  • Kegel, G.H., 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.
  • Staples, P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G.H., 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).
  • Seo, P., Egan, J., Kegel, G., Mittler, A., Tedesco, J. (1997). Total Neutron Cross Section Instrumentation at UML (1:).
  • Egan, J.J., Woodring, M.L., Desimone, D.J., Kegel, G.H., 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.
  • Staples, P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G.H., Mittler, A., Woodring, M.L. (1995). Prompt fission neutron energy spectra induced by fast neutrons. Nuclear Physics, Section A, 591(1) 41-60.
  • De Simone, D., Kegel, G., Egan, J., Mittler, A., Bertone, P., Staples, P. (1994). Application of a Poenitz-type Black Neutron Detector in the development of a neutron standard.
  • Goswami, G.C., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G.H., 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.
  • Egan, J.J., Arthur, E.D., Kegel, G., Mittler, A., Shao, J.Q. (1986). A comparison of measured and calculated neutron inelastic scattering cross sections for vibrational states from 680 to 1060 keV in U. Radiation Effects, 95(1-4) 203.
  • Sheldon, E., Beghian, L.E., Ciarcia, C.A., Couchell, G.P., Dave, J.H., Egan, J.J., Goswami, G., Kegel, G.H., 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.H., 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).
  • Dave, J.H., Egan, J.J., Couchell, G.P., Kegel, G.H., 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).
  • Ciarcia, C.A., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G.H., 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 232 Th. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 91(4) 428-443.
  • Ciarcia, C., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Menachery, J.D., Mittler, A., Schier, W.A. (1980). Eo Transitions in Th-232 and U-238. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 25(4).
  • Menachery, J.D., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G.H., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Schier, W.A. (1980). High-Resolution Neutron Time-Of-Flight Spectrometer. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 25(2).
  • Menachery, J.D., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G.H., 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).
  • Menachery, J.D., Wang, A.T., Mittler, A., Egan, J.J. (1979). Comparison of Recent Investigations of the Th-232 and U-238 (N,n'gamma) Reactions. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 24(5).
  • Traiforos, S., Mittler, A., Schier, W.A., Barnes, B.K., Beghian, L.E., Harihar, P. (1979). Gamma-Ray Production and Inferred Inelastic Neutron Cross-Sections for Nickel Isotopes. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 72(2).
  • Wang, A.T., Mittler, A. (1979). Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy at the University of Lowell. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 24(2).
  • Mittler, A., Couchell, G.P., Schier, W.A., Ashar, S., Chang, J.H., Wang, A.T. (1979). Neutron Inelastic-Scattering Cross-Sections of U-238 Via (N,n'-Gamma). Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 24(7).
  • Beghian, L.E., Kegel, G.H., 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).
  • Schier, W.A., Traiforos, S., Kegel, G.H., 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).
  • Wang, A.T., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Schier, W.A., Sheldon, E., Doyle, M.A. (1978). (N,n'gamma) Studies on U-238 from En=1 to 2 Mev. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 23(4).
  • Leclaire, R.V., Egan, J.J., Beghian, L.E., Couchell, G.P., Kegel, G.H., 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) 1185-1200.
  • Karatzas, P.T., Couchell, G.P., Barnes, B.K., Beghian, L.E., Harihar, P., Mittler, A., Pullen, D.J., Sheldon, E., Sullivan, N.B. (1978). Neutron Inelastic-Scattering Cross-Sections for Natural Chromium Determined from (N,n'gamma) Reaction. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 67(1).
  • Correia, J.A., Schier, W.A., Beghian, L.E., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Kegel, G.H., 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.
  • Mittler, A., Barnes, B.K., Litman, R., Holton, F., Barry, E.F. (1977). Determination of trace transition elements in solids by proton induced X-ray emission analysis. Analytical Chemistry, 49(3) 432-435.
  • Schier, W.A., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Harihar, P., Mathur, S.C., Mittler, A., Sheldon, E. (1976). Spin and parity assignments for 23Na levels from the 19F( , p)22Ne reaction. Nuclear Physics, Section A, 266(1) 16-28.
  • Sanin, L.G., Schier, W.A., Barnes, B.K., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Harihar, P., Mittler, A., Sheldon, E. (1975). Spin and parity assignments for 33S levels from the 29Si( , n)32S reaction. Nuclear Physics, Section A, 245(2) 317-335.
  • Schier, W.A., Barnes, B.K., Couchell, G.P., Egan, J.J., Harihar, P., Mathur, S.C., Mittler, A., Sheldon, E. (1975). Spin and parity assignments for 35Cl levels from the 31P( , p)34S reaction. Nuclear Physics, Section A, 254(1) 80-92.

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Neutron scattering studies in the actinide region (1981), Grant - DOE
    Mittler, A.
  • PI: Research experience for undergraduates in physics at UMass, Lowell (1994), Grant - NSF
  • Co-PI: UPDATE (1993), Grant - NSF
  • Moisture in laminate (1981), Grant - IBM
  • Neutron interaction studies critical to fast breeder reactor design (1974), Grant - NSF
  • Cross section and neutron transport investigation related to fast breeder reactor design problem (1972), Grant - NSF
  • Determination of fast neutron cross sections and related nuclear structure (1970), Grant - NSF