Publications – Dr. Marek Flaska

Journal Articles

1. M. Flaska, A. Borella, D. Lathouwers, L. C. Mihailescu, W. Mondelaers, A. J. M. Plompen, H. van Dam, and T. H. J. J. van der Hagen, �Modeling of the GELINA Neutron Target Using Coupled Electron-Photon-Neutron Transport with the MCNP4C3 Code,� Nucl. Inst. Meth. A, 531, 392-406 (2004).

2. M. Flaska, D. Lathouwers, A. J. M. Plompen, W. Mondelaers, T. H. J. J. van der Hagen, and H. van Dam, �Potential for Improvement of a Neutron Producing Target for Time-of-Flight Measurements,� Nucl. Inst. Meth. A, 555, 329-339 (2005).

3. L. F. Miller, J. Preston, S. A. Pozzi, M. Flaska, and J. S. Neal, �Digital Pulse Shape Discrimination,� Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 1-3 (2007).

4. M. Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, �Identification of Shielded Neutron Sources with the Liquid Scintillator BC-501A Using a Digital Pulse Shape Discrimination Method,� Nucl. Inst. Meth. A, 577, 654-663 (2007).

5. S. A. Pozzi, M. Flaska, A. Enquist, and I. Pazsit, �Monte Carlo and Analytical Models of Neutron Detection with Organic Scintillators,� Nucl. Inst. Meth. A, 582, 629-637 (2007).

Books

1. M. Flaska, �A Compact Fast-Neutron Producing Target for High Resolution Cross Section Measurements,� Delft University Press, The Netherlands, April 2006.

Technical Reports

1. M. Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, �Optimization of an Offline Pulse-Shape Discrimination Technique for the Liquid Scintillator BC-501A,� ORNL/TM-2006/120.

2. S. A. Pozzi, E. Padovani, M. Flaska, and S. D. Clarke, �MCNP-PoliMi Matlab Post Processing Code ver 1.9,� ORNL/TM-2007/33.

3. S. D. Clarke, M. Flaska, T. M. Miller, V. Protopopescu, and S. A. Pozzi, �Monte Carlo Simulation for LINAC Standoff Interrogation of Nuclear Material,� ORNL/TM-2007/079.

4. M. Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, �Measurements of Separate Neutron and Gamma-Ray Coincidences with Liquid Scintillators and Digital Pulse Shape Discrimination,� ORNL/TM-2007/196.

Conference Papers

1. M. Flaska, D. Lathouwers, T. H. J. J. van der Hagen, H. van Dam, W. Mondelaers, A. J. M. Plompen, A. Borella, P. Schillebeeckx, and P. Rullhusen, �Study of Properties of the GELINA Neutron Target,� Proceedings of The Nuclear Mathematical and Computational Sciences: A Century In Review � A Century Anew (M&C 2003), Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA, April 2003.

2. M. Flaska, A. Borella, D. Lathouwers, L. C. Mihailescu, W. Mondelaers, A. J. M. Plompen, T. H. J. J. van der Hagen, and H. van Dam, �Optimization Study of the GELINA Neutron Target,� Proceedings of The Nuclear Measurements and Evaluations for Applications (NEMEA), Budapest, Hungary, November 2003.

3. M. Flaska, A. Borella, D. Lathouwers, L. C. Mihailescu, W. Mondelaers, A. J. M. Plompen, H. van Dam, and T. H. J. J. van der Hagen, �Towards an Improved GELINA Neutron Target,� Proceedings of The Physics of Fuel Cycles and Advanced Nuclear Systems: Global Developments (PHYSOR 2004), Chicago, Illinois, USA, April 2004.

4. M. Flaska, A. J. M. Plompen, W. Mondelaers, D. Lathouwers, T. H. J. J. van der Hagen, and H. van Dam, �GELINA Neutron Target Optimisation,� Proceedings of The International Conference on Radiation Shielding (ICRS-10), the topical meeting on Radiation Protection and Shielding (RPS 2004), Madeira, Portugal, May 2004.

5. M. Flaska, D. Lathouwers, A. J. M. Plompen, W. Mondelaers, T. H. J. J. van der Hagen, and H. van Dam, �New GELINA Target Development � Project Status,� Proceedings of The Nuclear Measurements and Evaluations for Applications (NEMEA-2), Bucharest, Romania, October 2004.

6. M. Flaska, A. J. M. Plompen, W. Mondelaers, D. Lathouwers, T. H. J. J. van der Hagen, H. van Dam, and C. R. Kleijn, �Modeling of an Improved GELINA Target for the Production of Neutrons,� Proceedings of Mathematics and Computation, Supercomputing, Reactor Physics and Nuclear and Biological Applications (M&C 2005), Avignon, France, September 12-15, 2005.

7. M. Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, �Offline Pulse-Shape Discrimination Algorithms for Neutron Spectrum Unfolding,� Proceedings of The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging, IEEE conference, San Diego, California, USA, October 29 � November 4, 2006.

8. B. W. Blackburn, J. L. Jones, S. M. Watson, J. T. Johnson, C. E. Moss, L. Waters, J. T. Mihalzco, S. A. Pozzi, P. Hausladen, M. Flaska, A. W. Hunt, F. J. Harmon, �Actively-induced, Prompt Radiation Utilization in Nonproliferation Applications,� Proceedings of The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging, IEEE conference, San Diego, California, USA, October 29 � November 4, 2006.

9. M. Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, �Pulse-Shape Discrimination for Identification of Neutron Sources using the BC-501A Liquid Scintillator,� Proceedings of Joint International Topical Meeting on Mathematics & Computation and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (M&C+SNA 2007), Monterey, California, April 15-19, 2007.

10. S. A. Pozzi, M. Flaska, I. P�zsit, and A. Enqvist, �Monte Carlo Models of Neutron Detection with Organic Scintillators,� Proceedings of Joint International Topical Meeting on Mathematics & Computation and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (M&C+SNA 2007), Monterey, California, April 15-19, 2007.

11. Y. Xu, M. Flaska, S. A. Pozzi, V. Protopopescu, and T. Downar, �A Sequential Least-Squares Algorithm for Neutron Spectrum Unfolding from Pulse-Height Distributions Measured with Liquid Scintillators,� Proceedings of Joint International Topical Meeting on Mathematics & Computation and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (M&C+SNA 2007), Monterey, California, April 15-19, 2007.

12. S. D. Clarke, T. Downar, S. A. Pozzi, M. Flaska, J. T. Mihalczo, E. Padovani, and A. Hunt, �Photonuclear Physics Models, Simulations, and Experiments for Nuclear Nonproliferation,� Proceedings of Joint International Topical Meeting on Mathematics & Computation and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (M&C+SNA 2007), Monterey, California, April 15-19, 2007.

13. D. A. Ene, C. Borcea, M. Flaska, S. Kopecky, A. Negret, W. Mondelaers, and A. J. M. Plompen, �A Full Characterization of the GELINA Neutron Flux Distributions and Resolution Functions with the Monte Carlo Code MCNP5,� Proceedings of the International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology (ND 2007), Nice, France, April 22-27, 2007.

14. M. Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, �Identification of Radioactive Materials by Analysis of Simulations and Measurements of Cross-Correlation Functions,� Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Institute for Nuclear Material Management (INMM), Tucson, Arizona July 8-12, 2007.

15. M. Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, �Measurement and Analysis System for the Identification of Shielded Neutron Sources,� Proceedings of The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging, IEEE conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, October 27 � November 3, 2007.

16. B. Blackburn, J. Jones, S. Watson, J. Johnson, C. Moss, L. Waters, K. Ianakiev, C. McCluskey, J. Mihalczo, P. Hausladen, S. Pozzi, M. Flaska, S. Clarke, A. Hunt, D. Wells, and F. Harmon, �Detection of Special Nuclear Material by Means of Promptly Emitted Radiation Following Photonuclear Stimulation,� Proceedings of The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging, IEEE conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, October 27 � November 3, 2007.

17. S. D. Clarke, M. Flaska, S. A. Pozzi, and T. Downar, �Sensitivity of Monte Carlo
Calculations to Available Photonuclear Cross-Section Data,� Proceedings of the INMM
Central Chapter Meeting, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA, November 6 – 7, 2007.