Publication

K. Nangeelil, C. Fleming, and Z.J. Sun, “Using Neutron Activation to Assess Heavy Metal Pollution in Water and Sediment along Savannah River.” Environmental Analysis Health and Toxicology. Vol 39(1), https://doi.org/10.5620/eaht.2024006.

Z.J. Sun, K. Nangeelil, and H. Searcy, “Developing a Remote Gamma-ray Spectra Collection System by Coupling a High Purity Germanium (HPGe) Detector with a CosmicGuard Background Reduction Device.” HardwareX, Feb 2024, e00513, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ohx.2024.e00513.

K. Nangeelil, P. Dimpfl, S. Huang, M. Mamtimin, Z.J. Sun “Preliminary Study on Forgery Identification of Hetian Jade with Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis.” Applied Radiation Isotopes, Volume 191, Jan 2023, 110535, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2022.110535.

K. Nangeelil, C. Hall, W. Frey, and Z.J. Sun, “Biomarker Response of Spanish Moss to Heavy Metal Air Pollution in the Low Country of Savannah River Basin.” Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, October 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-022-08580-y.

Z.J. Sun, K. Nangeelil, Qingseng Cai and S. Lassell, “Investigation of Heavy Metals in Cottonseeds with Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA).” Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, August 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-022-08461-4.

B. Biswal, A. Duncan, and Z.J. Sun, “ADA: Advanced Data Analytics Methods for Abnormal Frequent Episodes in the Baseline Data of ISD.” Nuclear Engineering and Technology. July 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.net.2022.07.006.

Z.J. Sun, Y. Long, and Q. Cai, “A Study of the Organic and Nonorganic Food Ingredients with Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis.” Radiation Science and Technology Vol. 7, No. 3, 2021, pp. 53-59. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.rst.20210703.12.

Biswal, B., Duncan, A., and Sun, Z.J., “Applying Advanced Data Analysis Methods to the Baseline Data of ISD Sensor Network Testbed for System Failure Detection”. Waste Management Symposia: Nuclear and Industrial Robotics, Remote Systems and Other Emerging Technologies, Phoenix, AZ, March 8-12, 2021.

Z.J. Sun, Elsevier S&T Books, “Nuclear Power Plant Design and Analysis Codes Development, Validation, and Application”, Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy 2021, Pages 553-581, ISBN: 9780128181904, Chapter 24, Temporal Data Mining (TDM). https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818190-4.00024-3.

Z.J. Sun, A. Duncan, Y. Kim, and K. Zeigler, “Seeking Frequent Episodes in Baseline Data of In-Situ Decommissioning (ISD) Sensor Network Test Bed with Temporal Data Mining (TDM) tools.” Progress of Nuclear Energy, 125: 103372, July 2020, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.pnucene.2020.103372.

Z.J. Sun, “A New Equation for Activity Calculation in Pulse Irradiation: Derivation, Simulation, and Experimental Validation.” Nuclear Sciences and Techniques, 29: 155, 2018, http://doi.org/10.1007/s41365-018-0492-z.

Z.J. Sun, M. Danjiaji and Y. Kim, “N Values Estimation Based on Photon Flux Simulation with Geant4 Toolkit.” Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 136:127-132, 2018, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2018.02.017.

Z.J. Sun, Duncan, A., Kim, Y. and K. Zeigler, “Applying Temporal Data Mining (TDM) on the Baseline Data Acquired by the In-Situ Decommissioning (ISD) Sensor Network Test Bed”. WM Symposia: Nuclear and Industrial Robotics, Remote Systems and Other Emerging Technologies, Phoenix, AZ, March 18-22, 2018.

Borgwardt, T., Wells, D., Pagnac, D., Sun, Z., Segebade C., “A Test of a Non-Consumptive Nuclear Forensics Technique Using Photon Activation Analysis of Fossils and Source Matrices.” Journal of Paleontological Techniques 2018.19:1-14.

Z.J. Sun, K. Okafor, and S. Isa, “Determination of Elemental Concentrations with Different Reaction Channels in Photon Activation.” Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 127:173-178, 2017, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2017.06.012.

Z.J. Sun, F. Martin, Q.S. Cai and S. Lassell, “Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) of Nok Sculptures in I. P. Stanback Museum.” Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 313:85-92, 2017, http://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-017-5297-8.

Sun, Z.J., Wells, D., Segebade, C., Quigley K. and Chemerisov, S., “A Comparison of Various Procedures in Photon Activation Analysis with the Same Irradiation Setup.” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B, 339:53-57 (2014), http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2014.08.021.

Sun, Z.J., Wells, D., Segebade C. and Chemerisov, S., “A Study of Quasi-absolute Method in Photon Activation Analysis.” Nuclear Science and Techniques, 25, 050201 (2014). http://doi.org/10.13538/j.1001-8042/nst.25.050201.

Sun, Z.J., Wells, D., Segebade, C., Maschner, H. and Benson, B., “A Provenance Study of Coffee by Photon Activation Analysis.” Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 296:293-299, 2013. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-012-2021-6.

Sun, Z.J., Wells, D., Starovoitova, V. and Segebade, C., “Testing the Quasi- absolute Method in Photon Activation Analysis.” AIP Conference Proceedings, 1525: 412-416. 2013. http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4802360.

Segebade, C., Maimaitimin, M. and Sun, Z.J.,“The Relevance of Particle Flux Monitors in Accelerator-based Activation Analysis.” AIP Conference Proceedings, 1525: 667-671. 2013. http://doi.org/10.1063/1.4802411.

Sun, Z.J., Wells, D., Segebade and Green, J., “Web-based Spectrum Analysis Software for Photon Activation Analysis.” Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 291:287-292, 2012. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-011-1209-5.

Sun, Z.J., Segebade, C., Wells, D., Maschner, H. and Benson, B., “Determination of Trace Elements in Coffee by Photon Activation Analysis”, AccApp ’11 – Tenth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators, ISBN: 978-0-89448-706-4. pp.73-80, 2011.

Sun, Z.J., Wells, D., Segebade, C., and Green, J., “Standardizing Activation Analysis: New Software for Photon Activation Analysis.” AIP Conference Proceedings, 1336: 473-478. 2011. http://doi.org/10.1063/1.3586144.

Green, J., Sun, Z.J., Wells, D., Maschner, H. and Benson, B., “Using Photon Activation Analysis to Determine Concentrations of Unknown Component in Reference Materials.” AIP Conference Proceedings, 1336: 497-501. 2011. http://doi.org/10.1063/1.3586149.

Green, J., Wells, D., Benson, B., Sun, Z.J. and Maschner, H., “A Priori Method of Using Photon Activation Analysis to Determine Unknown Trace Element Concentrations in NIST Standards.” AIP Conference Proceedings, 1099:919-923. 2009. http://doi.org/10.1063/1.3120190.