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Marek Flaska

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering

227 Reber Building

mxf5309@psu.edu

814-867-4754

Research Areas:

Nuclear Science

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Nuclear Engineering, Slovak University of Technology, 1999
  • MS, Nuclear Engineering, Slovak University of Technology, 2001
  • Ph D, Applied Physics, Delft University of Technology, 2006

Publications

Books

  • Marek Flaska, 2006, A compact fast-neutron producing target for high resolution cross section measurements, Delft University Press, The Netherlands, pp. 144

Journal Articles

  • M. A. Wonders, D. L. Chichester and Marek Flaska, 2018, "Assessment of performance of new-generation silicon photomultipliers for simultaneous neutron and gamma ray detection", Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions of Nuclear Science, 65, (9), pp. 2554 - 2564
  • A. C. Kaplan, A. P. Belian, M. T. Swinhoe, H. O. Menlove, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2017, "Fresh fuel measurements with the differential die-away self-interrogation instrument", Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions of Nuclear Science, 64, (7), pp. 1664 - 1669
  • B. D. Pierson, L. R. Greenwood, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2017, "Fission product yields from 232Th, 238U, and 235U using 14 MeV neutrons", Nuclear Data Sheets, 139, pp. 171-189
  • C. C. Lawrence, J. K. Polack, M. Febrarro, J. J. Kolata, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi and F. D. Becchetti, 2016, "Stabilization of neutron-gamma discrimination efficiencies for neutron spectrum unfolding with organic scintillators", Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions of Nuclear Science, 64, (2), pp. 772 - 780
  • G. Blanchard, Marek Flaska, G. Handy, S. Pozzi and C. Scott, 2016, "Classification with asymmetric label noise: Consistency and maximal denoising", Electronic Journal of Statistics, 10, (2), pp. 2780-2824
  • C. S. Sosa, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2016, "Comparison of analog and digital pulse-shape-discrimination systems", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 826, pp. 72-79
  • Z. D. Whetstone, Marek Flaska and K. J. Kearfott, 2016, "Experimental verification of a method to create a variable energy neutron beam from a monoenergetic, isotropic source using neutron elastic scatter and time of flight", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 827, pp. 95-101
  • C. C. Lawrence, M. Febrarro, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi and F. D. Becchetti, 2016, "Warhead verification as inverse problem: Applications of neutron spectrum unfolding from organic-scintillator measurements", Journal of Applied Physics, 120
  • S. Avdic, P. Marinkovic, S. A. Pozzi, Marek Flaska, Z. Dedic and A. Osmanovic, 2016, "Study of the filter method for neutron pulse-height distributions measured with organic scintillators", Radiation Measurements, 86, pp. 32-38
  • M. C. Hamel, J. K. Polack, A. Poitrasson-Riviere, Marek Flaska, S. D. Clarke, S. A. Pozzi, A. Tomanin and P. Peerani, 2016, "Stochastic image reconstruction for a dual-particle imaging system", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 810, pp. 120-131
  • A. Poitrasson-Riviere, J. K. Polack, M. C. Hamel, D. D. Klemm, K. Ito, A. T. McSpaden, Marek Flaska, S. D. Clarke, S. A. Pozzi, A. Tomanin and P. Peerani, 2015, "Angular-resolution and material-characterization measurements for a dual-particle imaging system with mixed-oxide fuel", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 797, pp. 278-284
  • M. L. Ruch, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2015, "Pulse shape discrimination performance of stilbene coupled to low-noise silicon photomultipliers", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 793, pp. 1-5
  • J. K. Polack, Marek Flaska, A. Enqvist, C. S. Sosa, C. C. Lawrence and S. A. Pozzi, 2015, "An algorithm for charge-integration, pulse-shape discrimination and estimation of neutron/photon misclassification in organic scintillators", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 795, pp. 253-267
  • D. L. Chichester, S. J. Thompson, M. T. Kinlaw, J. T. Johnson, J. L. Dolan, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2015, "Statistical estimation of the performance of a fast-neutron multiplicity system for nuclear material accountancy", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 784, pp. 448-454
  • M. M. Bourne, J. Whaley, J. L. Dolan, J. K. Polack, Marek Flaska, S. D. Clarke, A. Tomanin, P. Peerani and S. A. Pozzi, 2015, "Cross-correlation measurements with the EJ-299-33 plastic scintillator", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 784, pp. 460-464
  • A. Poitrasson-Riviere, B. A. Maestas, M. C. Hamel, S. D. Clarke, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi, G. Pausch, C.-M. Herbach, A. Gueorguiev, M. Ohmes and J. Stein, 2015, "Monte Carlo investigation of a high efficiency two-plane Compton camera for long-range detection of radioactive material", Progress in Nuclear Energy, 81, pp. 127-133
  • M. F. Becchetti, Marek Flaska, S. D. Clarke and S. A. Pozzi, 2015, "Measurements and simulations of the cosmic-ray-induced neutron background", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 777, pp. 1-5
  • B. D. Pierson, H. C. Griffin, Marek Flaska, J. A. Katalenich, B. B. Kitchen and S. A. Pozzi, 2015, "Benchmarking the repeatability of a pneumatic cyclic neutron activation analysis facility using 16O(n,p)16N for nuclear forensics", Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 96, pp. 20-26
  • S. A. Pozzi, M. M. Bourne, J. L. Dolan, J. K. Polack, C. C. Lawrence, Marek Flaska, S. D. Clarke, A. Tomanin and P. Peerani, 2014, "Plutonium metal vs. oxide determination with the pulse-shape-discrimination-capable plastic scintillator EJ-299-33", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 767, pp. 188-192
  • J. L. Dolan, Marek Flaska, A. Poitrasson-Rivière, A. Enqvist, P. Peerani, D. L. Chichester and S. A. Pozzi, 2014, "Plutonium measurements with a fast-neutron multiplicity counter for nuclear safeguards applications", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 763, pp. 565-574
  • A. C. Kaplan, V. Henzl, H. O. Menlove, M. T. Swinhoe, A. P. Belian, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2014, "Determination of total plutonium content in spent nuclear fuel assemblies with the differential die-away self-interrogation instrument", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 764, pp. 347-351
  • A. Poitrasson-Riviere, M. C. Hamel, J. K. Polack, Marek Flaska, S. D. Clarke and S. A. Pozzi, 2014, "Dual-particle imaging system based on simultaneous detection of photon and neutron collision events", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 760, pp. 40-45
  • S. A. Pozzi, B. Wieger, A. Enqvist, S. D. Clarke, Marek Flaska, M. Marcath, E. Larsen, R. C. Haight and E. Padovani, 2014, "Correlated neutron emissions from Cf-252", Nuclear Science and Engineering, 178, (2), pp. 250-260
  • A. C. Kaplan, V. Henzl, H. O. Menlove, M. T. Swinhoe, A. P. Belian, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2014, "Determination of spent nuclear fuel assembly multiplication with the differential die-away self-interrogation instrument", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 757, pp. 20-27
  • C. C. Lawrence, M. Febrarro, T. N. Massey, Marek Flaska and F. D. Becchetti, 2014, "Neutron response characterization for an EJ299-33 plastic scintillation detector", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 759, pp. 16-22
  • J. L. Dolan, M. J. Marcath, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi, D. L. Chichester, A. Tomanin and P. Peerani, 2014, "Active-interrogation measurements of fast neutrons from induced fission in low-enriched uranium", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 738, pp. 99-105
  • J. L. Dolan, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi and D. L. Chichester, 2013, "Passive measurements of mixed-oxide fuel for nuclear nonproliferation", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 703, pp. 102-108
  • S. D. Clarke, E. C. Miller, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi, R. B. Oberer and L. G. Chiang, 2013, "Verification and validation of MCNPX-PoliMi for simulation of neutron multiplicity measurements", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 700, pp. 135-139
  • B. Pehlivanovic, S. Avdic, P. Marinkovic, S. A. Pozzi and Marek Flaska, 2013, "Comparison of unfolding approaches for monoenergetic and continuous fast-neutron energy spectra", Radiation Measurements, 49, pp. 109-114
  • M. Faisal, R. T. Schiffer, M. J. Haling, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi and D. D. Wentzloff, 2013, "A data-processing system for real-time pulse processing and timing enhancement for nuclear particle detection systems", Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Nuclear Science, 60, pp. 619-623
  • C. C. Lawrence, A. Enqvist, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi, A. M. Howard, J. J. Kolata and F. D. Becchetti, 2013, "Response characterization for an EJ315 deuterated organic-liquid scintillation detector for neutron spectroscopy", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 727, pp. 21-28
  • C. C. Lawrence, A. Enqvist, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi and F. D. Becchetti, 2013, "Comparison of spectrum-unfolding performance of EJ315 and EJ309 liquid scintillators on measured Cf-252 pulse-height spectra", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 729, pp. 924-929
  • Marek Flaska, M. Faisal, D. D. Wentzloff and S. A. Pozzi, 2013, "Influence of sampling properties of fast-waveform digitizers on neutron-gamma-ray, pulse-shape discrimination for organic scintillation detectors", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 729, pp. 456-462
  • A. C. Kaplan, Marek Flaska, A. Enqvist, J. L. Dolan and S. A. Pozzi, 2013, "EJ-309 pulse shape discrimination performance with a high gamma-ray-to-neutron ratio and low threshold", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 729, pp. 463-468
  • A. L. Lehnert, Marek Flaska and K. J. Kearfott, 2012, "D-D neutron scatter measurements for a novel explosives detection technique", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 693, pp. 195-202
  • K. Ide, M. F. Becchetti, Marek Flaska, A. Poitrasson-Riviere, M. C. Hamel, J. K. Polack, C. C. Lawrence, S. D. Clarke and S. A. Pozzi, 2012, "Analysis of a measured neutron background below 6 MeV for fast-neutron imaging systems", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 694, pp. 24-31
  • S. A. Pozzi, S. D. Clarke, W. Walsh, E. C. Miller, J. L. Dolan, Marek Flaska, B. M. Wieger, A. Enqvist, E. Padovani, J. K. Mattingly, D. Chichester and P. Peerani, 2012, "MCNPX-PoliMi for nuclear nonproliferation applications", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 694, pp. 119-125
  • P. Peerani, A. Tomanin, S. A. Pozzi, J. L. Dolan, E. C. Miller, Marek Flaska, M. Battaglieri, R. De Vita, L. Ficini, G. Ottonello, G. Ricco, G. Dermody and C. Giles, 2012, "Testing on novel neutron detectors as alternative to He-3 for security applications", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 696, pp. 110-120
  • A. Enqvist, B. M. Wieger, L. Huang, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi, R. C. Haight, H. Y. Lee and C.-Y. Wu, 2012, "Neutron-induced U-235 fission spectrum measurements using liquid organic scintillation detectors", Physical Review C, 86, pp. 064605
  • E. C. Miller, S. D. Clarke, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi and E. Padovani, 2012, "MCNPX-PoliMi post-processing algorithm for detector response simulations", Journal of Nuclear Materials Management, 40, (2), pp. 34-41
  • S. D. Ambers, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2011, "A hybrid pulse shape discrimination technique with enhanced performance at neutron energies below 500 keV", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 638, pp. 116-121
  • A. Enqvist, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2011, "A combined neutron and gamma-ray multiplicity counter based on liquid scintillation detectors", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 652, pp. 48-51
  • J. Katalenich, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi and M. R. Hartman, 2011, "High-fidelity MCNP modeling of a D–T neutron generator for active interrogation of special nuclear material", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 652, pp. 120-123
  • M. Faisal, R. T. Schiffer, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi and D. D. Wentzloff, 2011, "A correlation-based pulse detection technique for gamma-ray/neutron detectors", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 652, pp. 479-482
  • R. T. Schiffer, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi, S. Carney and D. D. Wentzloff, 2011, "A scalable FPGA-based digitizing platform for radiation data acquisition", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 652, pp. 491-493
  • A. Enqvist, K. Weinfurther, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2011, "Characterization of a mixed multiplicity counter based on liquid organic scintillators", Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Nuclear Science, 58, (5), pp. 2413-2420
  • S. A. Pozzi, Y. Xu, T. Zak, S. D. Clarke, M. M. Bourne, Marek Flaska, T. Downar, P. Peerani and V. Protopopescu, 2010, "Fast neutron spectrum unfolding for nuclear non-proliferation and safeguards applications", Nuovo Cimento C, 33, (1), pp. 207-214
  • A. Enqvist, S. A. Pozzi, Marek Flaska and I. Pazsit, 2010, "Initial evaluation for a combined neutron and gamma ray multiplicity counter", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 621, pp. 493-497
  • Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2009, "Digital pulse shape analysis for the capture-gated liquid scintillator BC-523A", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 599, pp. 221-225
  • S. D. Clarke, S. A. Pozzi, Marek Flaska and T. J. Downar, 2009, "Monte Carlo study of photoneutron production in U-235 following perturbations in cross section data", Annals of Nuclear Energy, 36, pp. 393-398
  • S. D. Clarke, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi and P. Peerani, 2009, "Neutron and gamma-ray cross-correlation measurements of plutonium oxide powder", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 604, pp. 618-623
  • S. Avdic, P. Marinkovic, S. A. Pozzi, Marek Flaska and V. Protopopescu, 2009, "Identification of neutron sources by spectral analysis of pulse-height distributions", Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Nuclear Science, 56, (5), pp. 2796-2801
  • S. A. Pozzi, S. D. Clarke, Marek Flaska and P. Peerani, 2009, "Pulse-height distributions of neutron and gamma rays from plutonium-oxide samples", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 608, pp. 310-315
  • J. D. Dolan, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi and D. L. Chichester, 2009, "Measurement and characterization of nuclear material at Idaho National Laboratory", Journal of Nuclear Materials Management, 38, (1), pp. 40-47
  • S. D. Ambers, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2009, "Neutron/gamma-ray pulse shape discrimination with liquid scintillation detectors based on average pulses", Journal of Nuclear Materials Management, 38, (1), pp. 48-54
  • A. Enqvist, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2008, "Measurement and simulation of neutron/gamma-ray cross-correlation functions from spontaneous fission", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 595, pp. 426-430
  • L. F. Miller, J. Preston, S. A. Pozzi, Marek Flaska and J. S. Neal, 2007, "Digital pulse shape discrimination", Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 126, (1-4), pp. 253-255
  • Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2007, "Identification of shielded neutron sources with the liquid scintillator BC-501A using a digital pulse shape discrimination method", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 577, pp. 654-663
  • S. A. Pozzi, Marek Flaska, A. Enqvist and I. Pazsit, 2007, "Monte Carlo and analytical models of neutron detection with organic scintillators", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 582, pp. 629-637
  • Marek Flaska, D. Lathouwers, A. J. M. Plompen, W. Mondelaers, T. H. J. J. van der Hagen and H. van Dam, 2005, "Potential for improvement of a neutron producing target for time-of-flight measurements", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 555, pp. 329-339
  • Marek 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, 2004, "Modeling of the GELINA neutron target using coupled electron-photon-neutron transport with the MCNP4C3 code", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 531, pp. 392-406

Conference Proceedings

  • M. A. Wonders, D. L. Chichester and Marek Flaska, 2018, "Wavelength sensitivity comparison and nonlinearity study of modern silicon photomultipliers", Proceedings of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland
  • M. A. Wonders and Marek Flaska, 2018, "Evaluation of frequency-based multiplexing of silicon photomultipliers for safeguards applications", Proceedings of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland
  • C. O. McGahee and Marek Flaska, 2017, "Development of a high-efficiency fast-neutron detection system using EJ-426 scintillation sheets", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA 2017), Liege, Belgium
  • M. V. Wart, E. Simpson and Marek Flaska, 2017, "Piezoelectric materials under natural and man-made radiation: The potential for direct radiation detection", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA 2017), Liege, Belgium
  • M. A. Wonders, D. L. Chichester and Marek Flaska, 2017, "Characterization of new-generation silicon photomultipliers for nuclear security applications", Proceedings of the International Conference on Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA 2017), Liege, Belgium
  • C. O. McGahee and Marek Flaska, 2017, "Development of a high-efficiency fast-neutron detector based on LiF/ZnS scintillators", Proceedings of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management 58th Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, California
  • M. A. Wonders, D. L. Chichester and Marek Flaska, 2017, "Comprehensive characterization of silicon photomultipliers for nuclear security applications", Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Nuclear Science Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia
  • C. O. McGahee, J. Weary and Marek Flaska, 2016, "Development of a high-efficiency, fast-neutron detector with excellent gamma-rejection properties", Proceedings of The Symposium on Radiation Measurements and Applications (SORMA16), Berkeley, California
  • M. A. Wonders and Marek Flaska, 2016, "Characterization and comparison of new-generation silicon photomultipliers", Proceedings of the Advances in Nuclear Nonproliferation Technology & Policy Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • A. C. Kaplan, A. P. Belian, M. T. Swinhoe, H. O. Menlove, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2016, "Fresh fuel measurements with the differential die-away self-interrogation instrument", Proceedings of The Symposium on Radiation Measurements and Applications (SORMA16), Berkeley, California
  • M. L. Ruch, J. Nguyen, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2015, "Time resolution of stilbene coupled to silicon photomultipliers for use in a handheld dual particle scatter camera", Proceedings of The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Conference, San Diego, California
  • J. K. Polack, M. C. Hamel, A. Poitrasson-Riviere, P. Marleau, Marek Flaska, S. D. Clarke and S. A. Pozzi, 2015, "Spectrum isolation in multi-source image reconstruction using a dual-particle imager", Proceedings of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management 56th Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, California
  • S. A. Pozzi, S. D. Clarke, Marek Flaska, A. Di Fulvio, D. K. Wehe, Z. He, K. Kearfott, J. C. Lee, A. Hero, R. Lanza, R. S. Kemp, J. Fisher, A. Danagoulian, A. Glaser, F. von Hippel, P. Richards, J. K. Mattingly, M. Garces, I. Jovanovic, L. Carin, P. Wilson, J. Baciak, A. Enqvist, A. Farsoni, F. D’Errico and C. J. Sullivan, 2015, "Consortium for verification technology research activities", Proceedings of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management 56th Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, California
  • S. D. Clarke, S. A. Pozzi, Marek Flaska, D. K. Wehe, Z. He, K. Kearfott, J. C. Lee, A. Hero, R. Lanza, R. S. Kemp, J. Fisher, A. Danagoulian, A. Glaser, F. von Hippel, P. Richards, J. K. Mattingly, M. Garces, I. Jovanovic, L. Carin, P. Wilson, J. Baciak, A. Enqvist, A. Farsoni, F. D’Errico and C. J. Sullivan, 2015, "Education and outreach activities within the consortium for verification technology", Proceedings of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management 56th Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, California
  • M. C. Hamel, J. K. Polack, A. Poitrasson-Riviere, D. D. Klemm, Marek Flaska, S. D. Clarke, S. A. Pozzi, A. Tomanin and P. Peerani, 2014, "Time-of-flight neutron spectrum unfolding for mixed-oxide nuclear fuel and plutonium metal using a dual-particle imager", Proceedings of The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Conference, Seattle, Washington
  • M. L. Ruch, C. Sivels, S. Czyz, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2014, "Comparison between silicon photomultipliers and photomultiplier tubes for pulse shape discrimination with stilbene", Proceedings of The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Conference, Seattle, Washington
  • J. K. Polack, A. Poitrasson-Riviere, M. C. Hamel, K. Ito, S. D. Clarke, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi, A. Tomanin and P. Peerani, 2014, "Image reconstruction of shielded mixed-oxide fuel using a dual-particle imaging system", Proceedings of The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging, Intstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Conference, Seattle, Washington
  • C. S. Sosa, Marek Flaska and S. A. Pozzi, 2014, "Comparing analog and digital pulse-shape-discrimination system performance for organic-liquid scintillators", Proceedings of The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Conference, Seattle, Washington
  • S. D. Clarke, Marek Flaska, S. A. Pozzi, R. B. Oberer and L. Chiang, 2011, "Monte Carlo analysis of nondestructive assay techniques for highly enriched uranium oxide", Proceedings of The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Conference, Valencia, Spain

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