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2020
  • Becker, K. V., et al., (LANL authors: E. Vermeulen, E. M. O'Brien, E. R. Birnbaum, F. M. Nortier), 2020: Cross section measurements for proton induced reactions on natural natLa. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B, 468, 81-88.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2020.02.024
  • Friend, M. T., T. G. Parker, T. Mastren, V. Mocko, M. Brugh, E. R. Birnbaum, and M. E. Fassbender, 2020: Extraction chromatography of 225AC and lanthanides on N,N-dioctyldiglycolamic acid / 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulonyl)imide solvent impregnated resin. J. Chromatography A., 1624, 461219.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2020.461219
  • Friend, M. T., T. Mastren, T. G. Parker, C. E. Vermeulen, M. Brugh, E. R. Birnbaum, F. M. Nortier, and M. E. Fassbender, 2020: Production of 230Pa by proton irradiation of 232Th at the LANL Isotope Production Facility: Precursor of 230U for targeted alpha therapy. Appl. Radiat. Isot., 156, 108973.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2019.108973
  • Kuvin, S. A., H. Y. Lee, T. Kawano, B. DiGiovine, A. Georgiadou, C. Vermeulen, M. White, L. Zavorka, and H. I, Kim, 2020: Nonstatistical fluctuations in the 35Cl(n,p)35S reaction cross section at fast-neutron energies from 0.6 to 6 Mev. Phys. Rev. C, accepted.
  • O'Brien, E. M., S. A. Baily, E. R. Birnbaum, C. Chapman, E. A. Espinoza, J. A. Faucett, J. O. Hill, K. D. John, P. S. Marroquin, R. C. McCrady, D. E. Norman, F. M. Nortier, J. F. O'Hara, E. R. Olivas, A. R. Patten, M. Pieck, L. J. Rybarcyk, J. F. Snyder, E. A. Swensen, R. A. Valicenti, C. Vermeulen, H. A. Watkins, and K. A. Woloshun, 2020: Novel design and diagnostics improvements for the increased production capacity and improved reliability at the Los Alamos Isotope Production Facility. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A956, 163316.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2019.163316
  • Woen, D. H., et al., (LANL authors: C. Eiroa-Lledo, A. C. Akin, N. H. Anderson, K. T. Bennett, E. R. Birnbaum, M. Brugh, E. Dalodiere, S. A. Kozimor, L. M. Lilley, V. Mocko, S. L. Theimann, F. D. White) 2020: A solid-state support for separating Astatine-211 from Bismuth. Inorg. Chem., 59, 6137-6146.  https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00221
2019
  • Abel, E., et al., (LANL authors: E. Birnbaum, T. Bredeweg, A. Couture) 2019: Isotope harvesting at FRIB: Additional opportunities for scientific discovery. J. Phys. G Nucl. Partic., 46, 100051. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6471/ab26cc
  • Bennett, K. T., S. E. Bone, A. C. Akin, E. R. Birnbaum, A. V. Blake, M. Brugh, S. R. Daly, J. W. Engle, M. E. Fassbender, M. G. Ferrier, S. A. Kozimor, L. M. Lilley, C. A. Martinez, V. Mocko, F. M. Nortier, B. W. Stein, S. L. Thiemann, and C. Vermeulen, 2019: Large-scale production of 119mTe and 119Sb for radiopharmaceutical applications. ACS Cent. Sci., 5, 494-505. https://doi.org/10.1021/acscentsci.8b00869
  • Ebran, A., et al., (LANL authors: M. Jandel, E. M. Bond, T. A. Bredeweg, A. Couture, F. M. Nortier, J. M. O'Donnell, W. A. Taylor, J. L. Ullmann, D. J. Vieira) 2019: Cross section for the neutron radiative capture on 173Lu nuclei. Phys. Rev. C, 99, 064603.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.99.064603
  • Engle, J. W., et al., (LANL author: F. M. Nortier), 2019: Recommended nuclear data for the production of selected therapeutic radionuclides. Nucl. Data Sheets, 155, 56-74.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2019.01.003 
  • Ferrier, M. G., et al., (LANL authors: B. W. Stein, S. E. Bone, S. K. Cary, S. A. Kozimor, V. Mocko) 2019: The coordination chemistry of CmIII, AMIII, and ACIII in nitrate solutions: An actinide L3-edge EXAFS study. Chem. Sci., 9, 7078-7090. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8SC02270D
  • Friend, M. T., T. Mastren, T. G. Parker, C. E. Vermeulen, M. Brugh, E. R. Birnbaum, F. M. Nortier, and M. E. Fassbender, 2019: Production of 230Pa by proton irradiation of 232Th at the LANL isotope production facility: Precursor of 230U for targeted alpha therapy. Appl. Radiat. Isot., in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2019.108973
  • Makvandi, M., et al., (LANL authors: J. W. Engle, F. M. Nortier, M. E. Fassbender, E. R. Birnbaum, R. W. Atcher, K. D. John) 2019: Alpha emitters and targeted alpha therapy in oncology: From basic science to clinical investigations.  Targ. Oncol., 13, 189-203. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11523-018-0550-9
  • Mastren, T., C. Vermeulen, M. Brugh, E. R. Birnbaum, M. F. Nortier, and M. E. Fassbender, 2019: Natural nickel as a proton beam energy monitor for energies ranging from 15 to 30 MeV. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B, 443, 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2019.01.038
  • Tarkanyi, F. T., et al., (LANL authors: J. W. Engle, F. M. Nortier) 2019: Recommended nuclear data for medical nuclide production: Diagnostic gamma emitters. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 319, 487-531.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-018-6142-4
  • Tarkanyi, F. T., et al., (LANL authors: J. W. Engle, F. M. Nortier) 2019: Recommended nuclear data for medical nuclide production: diagnostic positron emitters. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem.319, 533-666. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-018-6380-5
2018
  • Hermanne, A., et al., (LANL authors: J. W. Engle, F. M. Nortier) 2018: Reference cross sections for charged-particle monitor reactions. Nucl. Data Sheets, 148, 338-382.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2018.02.009
  • Hopkins, P. D., et al., (LANL authors: T. Mastren, M. Brugh, K. D. John, M. F. Nortier, E. R. Birnbaum, M. Fassbender) 2018: Synthesis and radiometric evaluation of diglycolamide functionalized mesoporous silica for the chromatographic separation of actinides Th, Pa and U. Dalton Trans.47, 5189-5195.  https://doi.org/10.1039/C8DT00404H 
  • Mastren, T., et al., (LANL authors:  V. Radchenko, J. W. Engle, J. W. Weidner, M. Brugh, F. M. Nortier, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, M. E. Fassbender), 2018:  Chromatographic separation of the theranostic radionuclide 111Ag from a proton irradiated thorium matrix. Analytica Chimica Acta, 998, 75-82.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190308
  • Mastren, T., et al., (LANL authors:  B. W. Stein, T. G. Parker, V. Radchenko, M. Brugh, S. A. Kozimor, F. M. Nortier, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, M. E. Fassbender) 2018:  Separation of protactinium employing sulfur-based extraction chromatographic resins. Anal. Chem., 90, 7012-7017.  https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.8b01380
  • Mastren, T., et al., (LANL authors: V. Radchenko, J. W. Engle, J. W. Weidner, M. Brugh, F. M. Nortier, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, M. E. Fassbender) 2018:  Chromatographic separation of the theranostic radionuclide 111Ag from a proton irradiated thorium matrix. Anal. Chim. Acta, 998, 75-82.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2017.10.020
  • O'Brien, E. M., J. M. Doster, F. M. Nortier, E. R. Olivas, and M. H. Stokely, 2018: Two-way multi-physics coupling for modeling high power RbCl isotope production targets. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., B, 433, 15-22.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2018.07.022
  • Stein, B. W., S. K. Cary, J. M. Berg, E. R. Birnbaum, S. A. Kozimor, V. Mocko, and B. L. Scott, 2018: A series of f-element chelators: Diaza crown ethers functionalized with catecholate binding substituents.  J. Organoment. Chem., 857, 170-179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jorganchem.2017.11.026 
  • Voyles, A. S., et al., (LANL authors: E. R. Birnbaum, T. Kawano, F. M. Nortier) 2018:  Excitation functions for (p,x) reactions of niobium in the energy range of Ep = 40–90MeV. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. B. 429, 53-74.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2018.05.028
2017
  • Balkin, E. R., et al., (LANL author: M. E. Fassbender) 2017: Scale-up of high specific activity 186gRe production using graphite-encased thick 186W targets and demonstration of an efficient target recycling process. Radiochim. Acta, 105, 1071-1081.  https://doi.org/10.1515/ract-2017-2780
  • Bene, B. J., W. A. Taylor, E. R. Birnbaum, and R. Sudowe, 2017:  Chromatographic separation of thulium from erbium for neutron cross section measurement – Part II: Preparative scale separation.  J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 311, 155–163. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-016-4889-z
  • Ferrier, M. G., et al., (LANL authors: B. W. Stein, E. R. Batista, J. M. Berg, E. R. Birnbaum, J. W. Engle, K. D. John, S. A. Kozimor, L. N. Redman) 2017:  Synthesis and characterization of the actinium aquo ion.  ACS Cent. Sci., 3, 176–185. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acscentsci.6b00356
  • Jerome, S. M., et al., (LANL authors:  M. E. Fassbender, S. P. LaMont, F. M. Nortier) 2017:  Reference materials for neptunium determination.  Appl. Radiat. Isot., 126, 44-48.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2016.12.050
  • Mastren, T., et al., (LANL authors:  V. Radchenko, P. D. Hopkins, J. W. Engle, J. W. Weidner, M. Brugh, F. M. Nortier, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, M. E. Fassbender) 2017:  Separation of 103Ru from a proton irradiated thorium matrix: A potential source of Auger therapy radionuclide 103mRh.  PLoS One, 12, e0190308.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190308
  • Mastren, T., et al., (LANL authors:  V. Radchenko, H. T. Bach, E. R. Birnbaum, M. Brugh, J. W. Engle, K. E. John, J. R. Maassen, C. M. Naranjo, F. M. Nortier, M. E. Fassbender) 2017:  Bulk production and evaluation of high specific activity 186gRe for cancer therapy using enriched 186WO3 targets in a proton beam.  Nucl. Med. Biol., 49, 24–29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2017.02.006 (cover article)
  • Mastren, T., et al., (LANL authors:  V. Radchenko, M. Brugh, J. W. Engle, F. M. Nortier, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, M. E. Fassbender) 2017:  Simultaneous separation of actinium and radium isotopes from a proton irradiated throum matrix.  Scientific Reports, 7, 8216. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-08506-9 
  • Mosby, M. A., E. R. Birnbaum, F. M. Nortier, and J. W. Engle, 2017:  Cross sections for proton-induced reactions on natSb up to 68 MeV.  Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 412, 34-40.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2017.08.038
  • Radchenko, V., et al., (LANL authors:  T. Mastren, C. A. L. Meyer, J. W. Engle, J. J. Wilson, E. R. Birnbaum, F. M. Nortier, D. K. John, M. E. Fassbender) 2017:  Radiometric evaluation of diglycolamide resins for the chromatographic separation of actinium from fission products lanthanides.  Talanta, 175, 318-324.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2017.07.057
  • Radchenko, V., et al., (LANL authors:  J. W. Engle, J. M. Maassen, C. M. Naranjo, G. A. Unc, C. A. L. Meyer, T. Mastren, M. Brugh, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, F. M. Nortier, M. E. Fassbender) 2017:  Proton-induced production and radiochemical isolation of 44Ti from scandium metal targets for 44Ti/44Sc generator development.  Nucl. Med. Biol., 50, 25-32.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2017.03.006
  • Thiabaud, G., V. Radchenko, J. J. Wilson, K. D. John, E. R. Birnbaum, and J. L. Sessler, 2017: Rapid insertion of bismuth radioactive isotopes in texaphyrin in aqueous media. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 21, 882-886.  https://doi.org/10.1142/S1088424617500870
2016
  • Balkin, E. R., et al., (LANL author: M. E. Fassbender) 2016:  Deuteron irradiation of W and WO3 for production of high specific activity 186Re: Challenges associated with thick target preparation. Appl. Radiat. Isot., 115, 197-207. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2016.06.021
  • Croce, M. P., et al., (LANL authors: M. W. Rabin, V. Mocko, G. J. Kunde, E. R. Birnbaum, E. M. Bond, J. W. Engle, A. S. Hoover, F. M. Nortier, A. D. Pollington, W. A. Taylor, N. R. Weisse-Bernstein, L. E. Wolfsberg) 2016:  Development of holmium-163 electron-capture spectroscopy with transition-edge sensors.  J. Low Temp. Phys., 184, 958–968.  http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s10909-015-1451-2
  • Demoin, D. W., et al., (LANL author: M. E. Fassbender) 2016:  Monooxorhenium(V) complexes with 222-N2S2 MAMA ligands for bifunctional chelator agents: Syntheses and preliminary in vivo evaluation.  Nucl. Med. Biol., 43, 802–811. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2016.08.017 
  • Engle, J. W., S. G. Mashnik, L. A. Parker, K. R. Jackman, L. J. Bitticker, J. L. Ullmann, M. S. Gulley, C. Pillai, K. D. John, E. R. Birnbaum, and F. M. Nortier, 2016:  Nuclear excitation functions from 40-200 MeV proton irradiation of terbium. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 366, 206-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2015.10.049
  • Ferrier, M. G., et al., (LANL authors: E. R. Batista, J. M. Berg, E. R. Birnbaum, J. N. Cross, J. W. Engle, H. S. La Pierre, S. A. Kozimor, B. W. Stein) 2016:  Spectroscopic and computational investigation of actinium coordination chemistry. Nat. Commun., 7, 12312. http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms12312
  • Gott, M. D., et al., (LANL author: M. E. Fassbender) 2016:  Accelerator-based production of the 99mTc-186Re diagnostic-therapeutic pair using metal disulfide targets (MoS2, WS2, OsS2).  Appl. Radiat. Isot., 114, 159–166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2016.05.024
  • Graves, S. A., et al., (LANL authors: E. R. Birnbaum, F. M. Nortier, J. W. Engle) 2016:  Nuclear excitation functions of proton-induced reactions (Ep = 35-90 MeV) from Fe, Cu, and Al.  Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 386, 44–53.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2016.09.018
  • Griswold, J. R., et al., (LANL authors: J. W. Engle, V. Radchenko, J. C. Cooley, M. E. Fassbender, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, F. M. Nortier) 2016:  Large scale accelerator production of 225Ac: Effective cross sections for 78-192 MeV protons incident on 232Th targets.  Appl. Radiat. Isot., 118, 366–374. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2016.09.026
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  • Mosby, M. A., J. W. Engle, K. R. Jackman, F. M. Nortier, and E. R. Birnbaum, 2016:  Determination of spallation neutron flux through spectral adjustment techniques.  Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 381, 29–33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2016.04.041
  • Radchenko, V., J. W. Engle, J. J. Wilson, J. R. Maassen, F. M. Nortier, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, and M. E. Fassbender, 2016:  Formation cross-sections and chromatographic separation of protactinium isotopes formed in proton-irradiated thorium metal.  Radiochimca Acta., 104, 291–304.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/ract-2015-2486
  • Radchenko, V., C. A. L Meyer, J. W. Engle, C. M. Naranjo, G. A. Unc, T. Mastren, M. Brugh, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, F. M. Nortier, and M. E. Fassbender, 2016:  Separation of Ti-44 from proton irradiated scandium by using solid-phase extraction chromatography and design of Ti-44/Sc-44 generator system.  J. Chromatography A., 1477, 39–46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2016.11.047
2015
  • Bach, H. T., et al., (LANL authors: O. Anderoglu, T. A. Saleh, T. J. Romero, C. T. Kelsey, E. R. Olivas, P. O. Dickerson, M. A. Connors, K. D. John, S. A. Maloy) 2015: Proton irradiation damage of an annealed Alloy 178 beam window. J. Nucl. Mater., 459, 103-113.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2014.12.096
  • Marus, L. A., J. W. Engle, K. D. John, E. R. Birnbaum, and F. M. Nortier, 2015: Experimental and computational techniques for the analysis of proton beam propagation through a target stack. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., B, 345, 48-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2014.12.048
  • Mocko, V., et al., (LANL authors: W. A. Taylor, F. M. Nortier, J. W. Engle, A. D. Pollington, G. J. Kunde, M. W. Rabin, E. R. Birnbaum) 2015: Isolation of 163Ho from dysprosium target material by HPLC for neutrino mass measurements.  Radiochimca Acta, 103, 577-585. https://doi.org/10.1515/ract-2014-2362
  • Radchenko, V., J. W. Engle, J. J. Wilson, J. R. Maassen, F. M. Nortier, W. A. Taylor, E. R. Birnbaum, L. A. Hudston, K. D. John, and M. E. Fassbender, 2015: Application of ion exchange and extraction chromatography to the separation of actinium from proton-irradiated thorium metal for analytical purposes. J. Chromatogr. A, 1380, 55-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2014.12.045
  • Wilson, J. J., E. R. Birnbaum, E. R. Batista, R. L. Martin, and K. D. John, 2015: Synthesis and characterization of nitrogen-rich macrocyclic ligands and an investigation of their coordination chemistry with lanthanum(III). Inorg. Chem., 54, 97-109. https://doi.org/10.1021/ic501843c
  • Wilson, J. J., M. Ferrier, V. Radchenko, J. R. Maassen, J. W. Engle, E. R. Batista, R. L. Martin, F. M. Nortier, M. E. Fassbender, K. D. John, and E. R. Birnbaum, 2015: Evaluation of nitrogen-rich macrocyclic ligands for the chelation of therapeutic bismuth radioisotopes. Nucl. Med. Biol., 42, 428-438. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2014.12.007  
2014
  • Engle, J. W., M. R. James, S. G. Mashnik, C. T. Kelsey, L. E. Wolfsberg, D. A. Reass, M. A. Connors, H. T. Bach, M. E. Fassbender, K. D. John, E. R. Birnbaum, and F. M. Nortier, 2014: MCNPX characterization of the secondary neutron flux at the Los Alamos Isotope Production Facility. Nucl. Instrum. Methods. Phys. Res. B, 754, 71-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2014.03.049
  • Engle, J. W., et al., (LANL authors: B. D. Ballard, M. E. Fassbender, L. A. Hudston, K. R. Jackman, D. E. Dry, L. E. Wolfsberg, L. J. Bitteker, J. L. Ullmann, M. S. Gulley, C. Pillai, G. Goff, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, S. G. Mashnik, F. M. Nortier) 2014: Ac, La, and Ce radioimpurities in 225Ac produced in 40-200 MeV proton irradiations of thorium.  Radiochimca Acta, 102, 569-581. https://doi.org/10.1515/ract-2013-2179
  • Gott, M. D., et al., (LANL authors: B. D. Ballard, L. N. Redman, J. R. Maassen, W. A. Taylor, J. W. Engle, F. M. Nortier, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, M. E. Fassbender) 2014: Radiochemical study of Re/w adsorption behavior on a strongly basic anion exchange resin. Radiochimica Acta, 102, 325-332. https://doi.org/10.1515/ract-2013-2144
  • Jackman, K. R., J. W. Engle, F. M. Nortier, K. D. John, E. R. Birnbaum, and D. E. Norman, 2014: Synthetic spectra for radioactive strontium production QA/QC. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 302, 347-352.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-014-3138-6
  • Roig, O., et al., (LANL authors: E. M. Bond, T. A. Bredeweg, A. Couture, R. C. Haight, M. Jandel, F. M. Nortier, J. M. O'Donnell, R. S. Rundberg, W. A. Taylor, J. L. Ullmann, D. J. Vieira) 2014: Measurement of 173Lu(n,ϒ) cross section at DANCE. Nucl. Data Sheets, 119, 165-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2014.08.046
  • Wycoff, D. E., et al., (LANL authors: B. Ballard, M. E. Fassbender) 2014: Chromatographic separation of selenium and arsenic: A potential 72Se/72As generator. J. Chromatogr. A, 1340, 109-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2014.03.033
2013
  • Bach, H. T., et al., (LANL authors: T. N. Claytor, J. F. Hunter, E. R. Olivas, C. T. Kelsey, J. W. Engle, F. M. Nortier, W. H. Runde, K. D. John) 2013: Improving the survivability of Nb-encapsulated Ga targets for the production of 68Ge. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B, 299, 32-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2013.01.035
  • Engle, J. W., E. R. Birnbaum, H. R. Trellue, K. D. John, M. W. Rabin, and F. M. Nortier, 2013: Evaluation of 163Ho production options for neutrino mass measurements with microcalorimeter detectors. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B., 311, 131-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2013.06.017
  • Engle, J. W., E. R. Birnbaum, F. M. Nortier, J. Rau, K. D. John, and H. R. Trellue, 2013: Purification of 242Pu by irradiation with thermal neutrons. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B, 298, 70-75.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2012.12.044
  • Engle, J. W., S. G. Mashnik, J. W. Weidner, L. E. Wolfsberg, M. E. Fassbender, K. Jackman, A. Couture, L. J. Bitteker, J. L. Ullmann, M. S. Gulley, C. Pillai, K. D. John, E. R. Birnbaum, and F. M. Nortier, 2013: Cross sections from proton irradiation of thorium at 800 MeV. Phys. Rev. C, 88, 014604. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.88.014604
  • Fassbender, M. E., et al., (LANL authors: B. Ballard, E. R. Birnbaum, J. W. Engle, K. D. John, J. R. Maassen, F. M. Nortier) 2013: Proton irradiation parameters and chemical separation procedure for the bulk production of high-specific activity 186gRe using WO3 targets. Radiochimica Acta, 101, 339-346.  https://doi.org/10.1524/ract.2013.2031
  • Winkler, B., C. R. Stanek, W. A. Taylor, L. Wolfsberg, B. L. Scott, R. M. Dickerson, W. Morgenroth, and L. Bayarjargal, 2013: Synthesis and characterization of 55Fe2O3 for the investigation of radioparagenesis.  Solid State Sci., 18, 58-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solidstatesciences.2012.12.006
2012
  • Ballard, B., et al., (LANL authors: E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, F. M. Nortier, M. E. Fassbender) 2012: Selenium-72 formation via natBr(p,x) induced by 100 MeV protons: Steps towards a novel 72Se/72As generator system. Appl. Radiat. Isot., 70, 595-601. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2012.01.018
  • Ballard, B., F. M. Nortier, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, D. R. Phillips, and M. E. Fassbender, 2012: Radioarsenic from a portable 72Se/72As generator: A current perspective. Curr. Radiopharm., 5, 264-270. https://doi.org/10.2174/1874471011205030264
  • Engle, J. W., C. T. Kelsey, H. Bach, B. D. Ballard, M. E. Fassbender, K. D. John, E. R. Birnbaum, and F. M. Nortier, 2012: Preliminary investigation of parasitic radioisotope production using the LANL IPF secondary neutron flux. AIP Conf. Proc., 1509, 171-175. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4773961
  • Engle, J. W., H. Bach, A. Couture, R. Gritzo, D. M. Smith, L. J. Bitteker, J. L. Ullmann, M. Gulley, C. Pillai, E. R. Birnbaum, K. D. John, and F. M. Nortier, 2012: Cross sections for proton induced reactions on terbium at 200 MeV. AIP Conf. Proc., 1509, 152-156. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4773958
  • Engle, J. W., S. G. Mashnik, H.  Bach, A. Couture, K. Jackman, R. Gritzo, B. D. Ballard, M. Fassbender, D. M. Smith, L. J. Bitteker, J. L. Ullmann, M. S. Gulley, C. Pillai, K. D. John, E. R. Birnbaum, and F. M. Nortier, 2012: Cross sections from 800 MeV proton irradiation of terbiam. Nuc. Phys. A., 893, 87-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2012.08.001
  • Fassbender, M., W. Taylor, D. Vieira, M. Nortier, H. Bach, and K. D. John, 2012: Proton beam simulation with MCNPX/CINDER'90: Germanium metal activation estimates below 30 MeV relevant to the bulk production of arsenic radioisotopes. Appl. Radiat. Isot., 70, 72-75.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2011.08.014
  • Jurisson, S. S., et al., (LANL authors: M. E. Fassbender, B. Ballard) 2012: Separation methods for high specific activity radioarsenic. AIP Conf. Proc., 1509, 215-217.  https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4773971
  • Weidner, J. W., S. G. Mashnik, K. D. John, B. Ballard, E. R. Birnbaum, L. J. Bitteker, A. Couture, M. E. Fassbender, G. S. Goff, R. Gritzo, F. M. Hemez, W. Runde, J. L. Ullmann, L. E. Wolfsberg, and F. M. Nortier, 2012: 225Ac and 223Ra production via 800 MeV proton irradiation of natural thorium targets.  Appl. Radiat. Isot., 11, 2590-2595. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2012.07.003
  • Weidner, J. W., S. G. Mashnik, K. D. John, F. M. Hemez, B. Ballard, H. Bach, E. R. Birnbaum, L. J. Bitteker, A. Couture, D. Dry, M. E. Fassbender, M. Gulley, K. Jackman, J. L. Ullmann, and F. M. Nortier, 2012: Proton-induced cross sections relevant to production of 225Ac and 223Ra in natural thorium targets below 200 MeV. Appl. Radiat. Isot., 70, 2602-2607.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2012.07.006
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2007-2011
  • Fassbender, M., H. Bach, J. Kitten, F. M. Nortier, and W. Taylor, 2010: Radioisotope production at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. J. Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals, 53, 332-335.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jlcr.1775
  • Jiang, C., B. P. Uberuaga, K. E. Sickafus, F. M. Nortier, J. J. Kitten, N. A. Marks, and C. R. Stanek, 2010: Using "radioparagenesis" to design robust nuclear waste forms.  Energy Environ. Sci., 3, 130-135. https://doi.org/10.1039/B915493K
  • John, K. D., L. Mausner, and T. J. Ruth, 2010: Production and Processing of 82Sr. IAEA Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals Series No. 2, 31-44. https://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1436_web.pdf
  • Nortier, F. M., H. T. Bach, K. D. John, M. E. Fassbender, L. Schulte, T. Vigil, D. Pesiri, T. Bredeweg, M. Jandel, R. Rundberg, D. Vieira, A. Couture, J. Ullman, E. Pitcher, and W. Runde, 2010: Accelerator radioisotopes saves lives: Part II. LANL Actinide Research Quarterly Special Issue, 1-40.  https://www.lanl.gov/discover/publications/actinide-research-quarterly/pdfs/ARQ-2010-10.pdf
  • Bach, H. T., et al., (LANL authors: T. N. Claytor, J. F. Hunter, B. E. Dozier, F. M. Nortier, D. M. Smith) 2009: Ultrasonic and radiographic imaging of niobium target capsules for radioisotope production. AIP Conf. Proc., 1096, 674.  https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3114321
  • Fassbender, M., H. Bach, E. Bond, F. M. Nortier, and D. Viera, 2009: Preparation of thin arsenic and radioarsenic targets for neutron capture studies. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 282, 365-368. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-009-0145-0
  • Taylor, W. A., R. S. Rundberg, E. M. Bond, F. M. Nortier, and D. J. Vieira, 2009: Production of a Lu-173 target for neutron capture cross section measurements. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 282, 391-394. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-009-0278-1
  • Schwantes, J. M., M. A. Taylor, R. S. Rundberg, and D. J. Vieira, 2008: Preparation of a one-curie 171Tm target for the Detector for Advanced Neutron Capture Experiments (DANCE). J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 276, 533-542. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-008-0538-5
  • Fassbender, M., A. Arzumanov, D. J. Jamriska, S. N. Lyssukhin, H. Trellue, and L. S. Waters, 2007: Proton beam simulation with MCNPX: Gallium metal activation estimates below 30 MeV relevant to the bulk production of 68Ge and 65Zn.  Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B, 261, 742-746. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2007.03.099
  • Spahn, I., G. F. Steyn, F. M. Nortier, H. H. Coenen, and S. M. Qaim, 2007: Excitation functions of natGe(p,xn) 71,72,73,74As reactions up to 100 MeV with a focus on the production of 72As formedical and 73As for environmental studies. Appl. Radiat. Isot., 65, 1057-1064. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2007.04.012
  • Vermeulen, C., G. F. Steyn, F. M. Nortier, F. Szelecsenyi, Z. Kovacs, and X. M. Qaim, 2007: Production of 139Ce by proton-induced reactions on 141Pr and natLa. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B, 255, 331-337.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2006.12.145