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Thomas Blue

  • Faculty Emeritus, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • Retiree-Faculty Emeritus, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • 201 W 19th Ave
    W292B Scott Lab
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-0629

About

Research interests include:

  • Space nuclear systems
  • Health physics/Radiation protection
  • Advanced nuclear reactor instrumentation
  • Semiconductor sensors
  • Static and dynamic characterization of radiation-induced degradation of semiconductor power devices and optical fibers
  • Radiation hardness testing

Honors

  • 2012

    2012 Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award. .

  • 2002

    Fellow. .

Chapters

2006

  • R. Barth, J. Coderre, H. Vincente, and T.E. Blue. 2006. "Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." In Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation, edited by John G. Webster, 571 - 589. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc..

Journal Articles

2015

  • C. Petrie, D. Hawn, W. Windl, T.E. Blue, 2015, "Reactor Radiation-Induced Attenuation in Fused Silica Optical Fibers Heated up to 1000°C." J. of Non-Crystalline Solids 409, 88 - 94.
  • C. Petrie, T.E. Blue, 2015, "In-situ reactor radiation-induced attenuation in sapphire optical fibers heated up to 1000oC." Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B 342, 91 - 97.

2014

  • T. Woods, B. Blake, T.E. Blue, C. Petrie, D. Hawn, 2014, "Evaluation of the performance of distributed temperature measurement with single-mode fiber using Rayleigh Backscatter up to 1000oC." IEEE Sensors Journal 14, no. 1, 124 - 128.
  • C. Petrie, W. Windl, T.E. Blue, 2014, "In-situ reactor radiation-induced attenuation in sapphire optical fibers." Am. Ceram. Soc. 10.1111, 13211 -
  • M. Rowan, T.E. Blue, K. Herminghuysen, 2014, "Calculating an unknown source activity using modeled and experimental results." Health Physics Journal 107, no. 5, 395 - 402.
  • C. Petrie, T.E. Blue, 2014, "In-situ thermally-induced attenuation in sapphire optical fibers heated to 1400o." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 10.1111, 13289 -
  • C. Petrie, B. Wilson, T.E. Blue, 2014, "In-situ gamma radiation-induced attenuation in sapphire optical fibers heated to 1000oC." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 97, no. 10, 3150 - 3156.

2013

  • T. Garcia, A. Kumar, B. Reinke, T.E. Blue, W. Windl, 2013, "Electron-hole pair generation in SiC high-temperature alpha particle detectors." Applied Physics Letters 103, no. 15, 152108 -
  • C. Petrie, R. Nimps, T.E. Blue, K. Herminghuysen, 2013, "Evaluation of the effects of scattered radiation on dosimeter calibration in a calibration range." Health Physics Journal 104, no. 1, 68 - 77.
  • M. Rowan, T.E. Blue, E. Lahti, J. Talnagi, K. Herminghuysen, C. Petrie, 2013, "A comparison of measurements and calculations of the effects of scattered radiation on dosimeter calibration in a calibration range." Health Physics Journal 105, no. 3, 261 - 270.
  • D. Hawn, C. Petrie, T.E. Blue, W. Windl, 2013, "In-situ gamma radiation-induced-attenuation in Silica Optical Fiber heated up to 600oC." Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 379, 192 - 200.

2012

  • J. Jenkins, K. Herminghuysen, T.E. Blue, E. Fischbach, D. Javorsek II, A. Kauffman, D. Mundy, P. Sturrock, J. Talnagi, 2012, "Additional experimental evidence for a solar influence on nuclear decay rates." Astroparticle Physics 37, 81 - 88.
  • Jenkins, J, Herminghuysen, K, Blue, TE, Fischbach, Javorsek II, D., Kauffman, A, Mundy, D, Sturrock, P, Talnagi, J, 2012, "Additional experimental evidence for a solar influence on nuclear decay rates." Astroparticle Physics 37, 81 - 88.
  • Petrie,Christian,M; Blue,Thomas,E; Herminghuysen,Kevin, 2012, "EVALUATION OF SCATTERED RADIATION IN A CALIBRATION RANGE USING EXPOSURE RATE ENERGY SPECTRA." HEALTH PHYSICS 103, no. 1, 71 - 80.

2011

  • Eades, M., Flanders, J, McMurray, N, Denning, R., Sun, X, Windel, W, Blue, T, 2011, "Space Molten Salt Reactor Concept for Nuclear Electric Propulsion and Surface Power." JBIS-JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INTERPLANETARY SOCIETY 64, no. 6/7, 186 - 193.
  • D. Steele, K. Herminghuysen, T.E. Blue, 2011, "Evaluation of the Shadow Shield Technique for the Measurement of Scattered Radiation." Health Physics 101, no. 1, 59 - 66.

2010

  • A.C. Ruege, L.Baas, T. E. Blue, R. Reano, 2010, "Geometries for the Sensitive Optical Detection of Photogenerated Carriers in Silicon." IEEE J. Quantum Electronics 5, no. 46, 818 - 826.
  • J. Kulisek, T.Blue, 2010, "Carrier-Removal Comparison (n/p) and Functional Testing of Si and SiC Power Diodes." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 57, no. 5, 2906 - 2914.
  • Khorsandi,Behrooz; Kulisek,Jonathan; Blue,Thomas,E; Miller,Don; Baeslack,Jon; Stone,Steve, 2010, "ANALYSIS OF DISPLACEMENT DAMAGE DOSE AND LOW ANNEALING TEMPERATURES ON THE I-V CHARACTERISTICS OF SIC SCHOTTKY DIODES USING ANOVA METHOD." NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY 172, no. 3, 295 - 301.
  • E. Almaz, S. Stone, T. Blue, and J. Heremans, 2010, "The effects of neutron irradiation and low temperature annealing on the electrical properties of highly doped 4H silicon carbide." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 622, no. 1, 200 - 206.
  • B. Khorsandi, J. Kulisek, T.E. Blue, D. Miller, J. Baeslack, and S. Stone, 2010, "Analysis of Displacement Damage Dose and Low Annealing Temperatures on the I-V Characteristics of SiC Schottky Diodes using ANOVA Method." Nuclear Technology 172, no. 3, 295 - 301.

2009

  • E. Burgett, N. Hertel, T. Blue, J. Chenkovich, J. Talnagi, 2009, "Neutron Spectral Measurement of the Ohio State Research Reactor Pneumatic Tube." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 1, no. 282, 187 - 191.

2007

  • B. Khorsandi, M. Reisi Fard, T.E. Blue, D.W. Miller, W. Windl, 2007, "Monte Carlo Modeling of Count Rates and Defects in Silicon Carbide Detector Neutron Monitor System, Highlighting GT-MHR." Nuclear Technology 2, no. 159, 208 - 220.
  • M. Reisi Fard, T.E. Blue, D.W. Miller, 2007, "Development of a Novel Dynamic Simulink Model of the GT-MHR Core." Nuclear Science and Engineering 3, no. 157, 316 - 330.

2006

  • T.E. Blue, B. Lohan, B. Khorsandi, and D.W. Miller, 2006, "Neutron Damage in SiC Semiconductor Radiation Detectors in the GT-MHR." Journal ASTM Intl. (online journal) 3, no. 8,
  • B. Khorsandi, T.E. Blue, W. Windl, and J. Kulisek, 2006, "Trim Modeling of Displacement Damage in SiC for Monoenergetic Neutrons." Journal ASTM Intl. (online journal) 3, no. 8,
  • R. Barth, J. Coderre, M. Vincente, T.E. Blue and S. Miyatake, 2006, "Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of Brain Tumors." Current Clinical Oncology: High Grade Gliomas; Diagnosis and Treatment 431 - 459.

2005

  • R. Barth, J. Coderre, M. Graca, H. Vincente, T.E. Blue, 2005, "Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of Cancer: Current Status and Future Prospects." Clinical Cancer Research 11, no. 11, 3987 - 4002.

2004

  • A.E. Hawk, T.E.Blue, J.E. Woollard, 2004, "A Shielding Design for an Accelerator-Based Neutron Source for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Applied Radiation and Isotopes 61, 1027 - 1031.

2003

  • N. Gupta, R.A. Gahbauer, T.E. Blue, B. Albertson, 2003, "Common Challenges and Problems in Clinical Trials of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of Brain Tumors." Journal of Neuro-Oncology 62, 197 - 210.
  • T.E. Blue, and J.C. Yanch, 2003, "Accelerator-Based Epithermal Neutron Source for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of Brain Tumors." Journal of Neuro-Oncology 62, no. 1, 19 - 31.

2001

  • J.E. Woollard, B.J. Albertson, M.K. Reed, T.E. Blue, J. Capala, N. Gupta, R.A. Gahbauer, 2001, "A Comparison of Neutron Beams for BNCT Based on In-Phantom Neutron Field Assessment Parameters." Medical Physics 28, 184 - 193.
  • R.J. Friedman, M.C. Reichard, T.E. Blue, A.S. Brown, 2001, "Evaluation of Scatter Contribution from Shielding Materials Used In Scatter Measurements for Calibration Range Characterization." Health Physics 80, 54 - 61.
  • J.F. Evans, T.E. Blue, and N. Gupta, 2001, "Absorbed Dose Estimates to Structures of the Brain and Head Using a High Resolution Voxel-Based Head Phantom." Medical Physics 28, 780 - 786.
  • B.J. Albertson, T.E. Blue, and J. Niemkiewicz, 2001, "An Investigation on the Use of Removal-Diffusion Theory for BNCT Treatment Planning: A Method for Determining Proper Removal-Diffusion Parameters." Medical Physics 28, 1898 - 1904.
  • J.E. Woollard, T.E. Blue, N.Gupta, R.A. Gahbauer, 2001, "Development and Calculation of an Energy Dependent Normal Brain Tissue Neutron RBE for Evaluating Neutron Fields for BNCT." Health Physics 80, 583 - 589.

2000

  • T. E. Blue, J.E. Woollard, 2000, "Predictions of a Stochastic Model of Bone Marrow Cell Survival in High Dose Rate Radiation Fields with Arbitrary Neutron to Gamma-Ray Absorbed Dose Rate Ratios." Medical Physics 27, 2385 - 2392.
  • G. Cotlet, T. E. Blue, 2000, "A Stochastic Model of Radiation Induced Bone Marrow Damage." Health Physics 78, 289 - 294.

1999

  • R.F. Barth, A.H. Soloway, J.H. Goodman, R.A. Gahbauer, N. Gupta, T.E. Blue, W. Yang, W Tjarks, 1999, "Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of Brain Tumors: An Emerging Therapeutic Modality." Neurosurgery 44, 433 - 451.
  • M.C. Dobelbower, A. Vest, M.K. Reed, T.E. Blue, 1999, "Experimental Verification of In-phantom Calculations for an Accelerator–based Neutron Source for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Medical Physics 26, 376 - 380.

1998

  • J.E. Woollard, T.E. Blue, N.Gupta, R.A. Gahbauer, 1998, "Evaluation of Moderator Assemblies for use in an Accelerator–Based Neutron Source for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Nuclear Tech 123, 320 - 334.
  • L.J. Rakovan, T.E. Blue, A.L. Vest, 1998, "Neutron Dosimetry In Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Using Aqueous Solutions Of Lithium Acetate." Nucl. Instr. and Meth.A 414, 357 - 364.
  • M.K. Reed, M.C. Dobelbower, J.E. Woollard, T.E. Blue, 1998, "Mixed- Field Dosimetry Measurement of a Target Assembly for an Accelerator-based Neutron Source for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 419, 160 - 166.
  • R. Gahbauer, N. Gupta, T. Blue, J. Goodman, R. Barth, J. Grecula, A.H. Soloway, W. Sauerwein, A. Wambersie, 1998, "Boron Neutron Capture Therapy: Principles and Potential." Recent Results in Cancer Research 150, 183 - 209.

1997

  • A.L. Soloway, R.F. Barth, R.A. Gahbauer, T.E. Blue, J.H. Goodman, 1997, "The Rationale and Requirements for the Development of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of Brain Tumors." Journal of Neuro-Oncology 33, 9 - 18.
  • R. Gahbauer, N. Gupta, T. E. Blue, J. Goodman, J. Grecula, A. H. Soloway, A. Wambersie, 1997, "BNCT: Status and dosimetry requirements." Radiation Protection Dosimetry 70, 547 - 554.

1996

  • J.F. Evans, T.E. Blue, 1996, "Shielding Design of a Treatment Room for an Accelerator-Based Epithermal Neutron Irradiation Facility for BNCT." Health Physics 71, no. 5, 692 - 699.
  • M.S. Jarzemba and T.E. Blue, 1996, "An In-situ Method to Measure a Soil's Undisturbed Pore Gas Radon Concentration, Diffusion Length for Radon and Air Filled Porosity." Health Physics 70, no. 4, 546 - 551.
  • J.E. Woollard, T.E. Blue, N.Gupta, R.A. Gahbauer, 1996, "Development and Application of Neutron Field Optimization Parameters for an Accelerator- Based Neutron Source for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Nuclear Tech. 115, 100 - 113.
  • T.E. Blue, M.S. Jarzemba, A.W. Fentiman, 1996, "Reply to Underhill." Health Physics 70, 273 -

1995

  • T.E. Blue, M.S. Jarzemba, A.W. Fentiman, 1995, "Steady-State Response of a Charcoal Bed to Radon in Flowing Air with Water Vapor." Health Physics 68, 809 - 816.
  • T.E. Blue, J.E. Woollard, N. Gupta, J.F. Greskovich, Jr., 1995, "An Expression for the RBE of Neutrons as a Function of Neutron Energy." Physics of Medicine and Biology 40, 757 - 767.

1994

  • K.R. Herminghuysen, T.E. Blue, 1994, "Development and Evaluation of a Neutron-Gamma Mixed-Field Dosimetry System Based on a Single Thermoluminescence Dosimeter." Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 353, 420 - 424.
  • N.Gupta, R.A. Gahbauer, T.E. Blue, A. Wambersie, 1994, "Dose Prescription in Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics 28, 1157 - 1166.

1993

  • N. Gupta, J. Niemkiewicz, T.E. Blue, R.A. Gahbauer, T.X. Qu, 1993, "Effect of Head Phantom Size on 10B and 1H(n,γ)2H Dose Distribution for a Broad Field Accelerator Epithermal Neutron Source for BNCT." Medical Physics 20, 395 - 404.
  • T.E. Blue, N. Gupta and J.E. Woollard, 1993, "A Calculation of the Energy Dependence of the RBE of Neutrons." Physics of Medicine and Biology 38, 1693 - 1712.

1992

  • T.E. Blue, M.S. Jarzemba, 1992, "A Model for Radon Gas Adsorption on Charcoal for Open-Faced Canisters in an Active Environment." Health Physics 63, 226 - 232.
  • J.E. Woollard, T.E. Blue, J.F. Curran, M.C. Dobelbower, H.R. Busby, 1992, "An Alpha Autoradiographic Technique for Spatial Quantification of Boron-10 Concentrations in Tissue." Nucl. Sci. and Eng. 110, 96 - 103.

1991

  • T.E. Blue, 1991, "Reply to Radon Calibration Factor for Charcoal Canisters." Health Physics 60, 279 - 280.

1990

  • B. Qu, T.E. Blue, C.K. Wang, R.A. Gahbauer, 1990, "A Neutronic Study of an Accelerator-Based Neutron Irradiation Facility for the Treatment of Superficial Melanoma by Boron Neuton Capture Therapy." Nucl. Tech. 91, 404 - 412.
  • T.E. Blue, T.F. Mengers, J.E. Woollard, J.F. Curran, W.E. Carey, R.F. Barth, 1990, "An Alpha Autoradiographic Technique for Determination of Boron-10 Concentrations in Blood and Tissue." Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 299, 600 - 605.
  • C.K. Wang, T. E. Blue, 1990, "A Neutron Spectrometer for Neutrons with Energies Between 1 eV and 10 keV." Nucl. Instr. and Meth.A 290, 237 - 241.

1989

  • J.W. Blue, W.K. Roberts, T.E. Blue, 1989, "Method of In Situ Dosimetry in Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Strahlentherapie und Onkologie 165, 109 - 112.
  • R. Gahbauer, J. Goodman, T.E. Blue, 1989, "Some Thoughts on Tolerance, Dose and Fractionation in Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Basic Life Sci 50, 81 - 85.
  • C.K. Wang, T.E. Blue, R. Gahbauer, 1989, "A Neutronic Study of an Accelerator Based Neutron Irradiation Facility for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Nucl. Tech. 84, 93 - 107.
  • J.S. Durham, T.E. Blue, B.W. Wehring, M. Ragheb, J.W. Blue, 1989, "Microdosimetry in Fast Neutron Therapy by Automatic Readout of CR 39 Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors." Nucl. Instr. and Methods B 36, 319 - 331.
  • R.A. Gahbauer, C. Kanellistsas, T.E. Blue, C.K. Wang, N. Clendenon, R. Fairchild, B. Laster, J. McGregor, J. Goodman, 1989, "Dose Bracketing in Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Strahlentherapie und Onkologie 165, 229 - 231.
  • T.E. Blue, C.K. Wang, J.W. Blue, 1989, "An Equivalent Thermal Neutron Fluence Detector for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Physics in Medicine and Biology 34, 1301 - 1307.
  • C.K. Wang, T.E. Blue, J.W. Blue, 1989, "A Design Study of an Accelerator Based Neutron Irradiation Facility for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." Strahlentherapie und Onkologie 165, 75 - 78.
  • T.E. Blue, D.E. Holcomb, 1989, "A Global Kinetic Model for the Adsorption of Radon Gas in Humid Air on Charcoal for U.S. EPA Canisters." Radiation Protection Dosimetry 27, 173 - 178.
  • T.E. Blue, D.E. Holcomb, M.S. Jarzemba, 1989, "Steady State Adsorption of Radon on Charcoal Canisters in Cavities in the Soil." Radiation Protection Dosimetry 29, 199 - 202.
  • R.F. Barth, N. Mafune, F. Alam, D.M. Adams, A.H. Soloway, T.E. Blue, Z. Steplewski, 1989, "Conjugation, Purification and Characterization of Boronated Monoclonal Antibodies for Use in Neutron Capture Therapy." Strahlentherapie und Onkologie 165, 142 - 145.

1988

  • T.E. Blue, 1988, "Description and Analysis of an Accelerator Based Method of Production of the Brachytherapy Source Sm 145." Nuclear Technology 82, 304 - 310.
  • T.E. Blue, J.F. Curran, T.F. Mengers, P.D. Janini, R.F. Barth, 1988, "Automatic Microscope Focusing System for Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors." Nucl. Instr. Methods B 31, 491 - 497.

1987

  • T.E. Blue, T.C. Roberts, R.F. Barth, J.W. Talnagi, F. Alam, 1987, "Boron 10 Concentration Measurements Using CR 39 and Automatic Image Analysis." Nucl. Tech. 77, 220 - 226.

1986

  • T.E. Blue, B.W. Wehring, S.J. Briggs, C.S. Wepprecht, J.S. Durham, J.W. Blue, 1986, "Dosimetry in Fast Neutron Therapy by Automatic Readout of CR 39." Nucl. Instr. Methods B 14, 589 - 595.

1985

  • T.H. Zerguini, E.F. Splitt, T.E. Blue, 1985, "Analysis of Minority RF Heated Tokamak Plasmas." Fusion Technology 8, 641 - 644.

1983

  • T.E. Blue, J.W. Blue, J.S. Durham, D.B. Harris, A.S. Hnesh, J.J. Reyes, 1983, "D He3 Proton Yield as a Diagnostic for D T and D Filled Inertial Confinement Fusion Experiments." Journal of Applied Physics 54, 615 - 620.
  • D.B. Harris, T.E. Blue, 1983, "Burn Performance of Deuterium Tritium, Deuterium Deuterium and Catalyzed Deuterium ICF Targets." Nuclear Fusion 23, 1071 - 1077.

1981

  • T.E. Blue, D.B. Harris, 1981, "The Ratio of DT to DD Reactions as a Measure of the Fuel Density Radius Product in Initially Tritium Free Inertial Confinement Fusion Targets." Nucl. Sci. and Eng. 77, 463 - 469.
  • T.E. Blue, L.A. Strugala, 1981, "A Non Divergent Expression for Charged Particle Slowing Down." Plasma Physics 23, 371 - 373.

1979

  • C.K. Choi, T.E. Blue, G.H. Miley, 1979, "Advanced Fuel Pellet Approaches to Inertial Fusion." Energy 4, 157 - 162.

Papers in Proceedings

2011

  • D. Hawn, B. Blake, C. Petrie, T.E. Blue "Initial Testing of a High-Temperature Low-Activation Furnace." JOURNAL: "Transactions of the American Nuclear Society." in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. (6 2011). 308 - 309.
  • M. Eades, J. Flanders, N. McMurray, R.Denning, X. Sun, W. Windl, and T.E.Blue "Space Molten Salt Reactor Concept for Nuclear Electric Propulsion and Surface Power." in Proceedings of Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space 2011. Albuquerque, (1 2011). Paper 3293 -

2010

  • D. Hawn, C. Petrie, T. Blue, R. Winningham "Design and Analysis of a High-Temperature Low-Activation Furnace." in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. Las Vegas, (11 2010). 302 - 303.

2009

  • J. Kulisek, T.E. Blue "Electronics Radiation Hardness Testing of Power MOSFETs." in Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space 2009. Atlanta, (6 2009). 238 - 243.
  • E. Burgett, N. Hertel, T. Blue, J. Chenkovich, J. Talnagi "Neutron Spectral Measurement of the Ohio State Research Reactor Pneumatic Tube." in 8th International Conference on Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry. Kailua-Kona, (1 2009).
  • J. Kulisek, T.E. Blue "Neutron and Proton Radiation Damage and Isothermal Annealing of Irradiated SiC Schottky Power Diodes." in AIP Conference Proceedings: Space, Propulsion and Energy Sciences International Forum. Huntsville, (3 2009). 478 - 485.
  • P. Zhang, T.E Blue, D.W. Miller "Radiation Effects on SiC Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor." in 6th ANS International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies NPIC & HMIT 2009. Knoxville, (1 2009). On CD - ROM.
  • V. Krishnan, M. Reisi Fard, B. Khorsandi, J. Chenkovich, T.E. Blue, D. Miller, J. Kulisek "Experimental and Computational Evaluation of the Response of a SiC Neutron Monitoring System in a Thermal Neutron Field." in 6th ANS International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies NPIC & HMIT 2009. Knoxville, (1 2009). on CD - ROM.

2008

  • E. Burgett, N. Hertel, J. Chenkovich, T.E. Blue "Measured Neutron Spectra in the OSURR Rabbit Tube." in Transactions of the 2008 ANS Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo. Reno, (11 2008). 275 - 276.
  • B. Khorsandi, T.E. Blue, W. Windl "Multiscale Modeling of Creation and Evolution of Defects in SiC Diode Detectors Placed at a Neutron Field." in Transactions of the Canadian Nuclear Society 2008 Symposium on Simulation Methods in Nuclear Engineering. Ottawa, (11 2008).
  • P. Zhang, D. Messman, D. Miller, T.E. Blue "Gamma Radiation Effects on SiC Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor." in Transactions of the 2008 ANS Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo. Reno, (1 2008). 297 - 298.
  • R. Chenkovich, R. Kennedy, T.E. Blue "Comparison of MCNP Calculations and Measurements Wire Activation in OSURR." in Transactions of the 2008 ANS Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo. Reno, (11 2008). 277 - 278.
  • S. Yee, T. Blue, X. Sun "Online Fuel Reprocessing of a Liquid Fluoride Reactor." in Transactions of the 2008 ANS Annual Meeting. Anaheim, (6 2008). on CD - ROM.
  • P. Zhang, T.E. Blue, D. Miller "Fast Neutron Radiation Effects on SiC Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor." in Transactions of the 2008 ANS Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo. Reno, (11 2008). 295 - 296.
  • C. Cramer, B. Shroy, R. Christensen, T.E. Blue "An Aspen Plus Model of an Online Reprocessing Facility for a One-Fluid U-233/Th.232 FLiBe Molten Salt Breeder Reactor." in 6th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC). Cleveland, (7 2008). online at www.aiaa.org: # AIAA 2008 - 5736.
  • S. Yee, S. Stone, J. Chenkovich, T.E. Blue, and X. Sun "A Coupled Powersim and MCNPX-Beta Analysis of Online Reprocessing Requirements for a One-Fluid U-233/Th-232 FLiBe Molten Salt Thermal Breeder Reactor." in 6th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC). Cleveland, (7 2008). Online at www.aiaa.org, # AIAA 2008 - 5665.

2007

  • M. Reisi Fard, T.E. Blue, D.W. Miller "Effect of Fast Neutron Damage in Linearity of a SiC Semiconductor Detector Monitoring System." in Transactions of the ANS 2007 Annual Meeting. Boston, (6 2007). 701 - 702.
  • R. Kennedy, K. Metzroth, T. Blue, T. Aldemir "Preliminary Neutronics Design Study of the Molten Salt Breeder Reactor Concept with MCHP5." in Transactions of the ANS 2007 Annual Meeting. Boston, (6 2007). 649 - 650.
  • B. Khorsandi, M. Reisi Fard, T. Blue, D.W. Miller "A Method to Estimate the Lifetime of SiC Semiconductor Detectors in Next Generation Reactors." in Transactions of the ANS 2007 Annual Meeting. Boston, (6 2007). 703 - 704.
  • B. Khorsandi, J. Chenkovich, T.E. Blue, W. Windl, J. Kulisek, D.W. Miller "Multiscale Modeling of Damage in SiC Detectors in GT-MHR Central Reflector." in Transactions of the ANS 2007 Annual Meeting. Boston, (6 2007). 677 - 678.
  • V. Krishnan, B. Khorsandi, J. Kulisek, D. Hawn, T.E. Blue, D.W. Miller "Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Response of SiC in Thermal Neutron Environment." in Transactions of the ANS 2007 Annual Meeting. Boston, (6 2007). 705 - 706.
  • C. Bowman, D. Jaworske, M. Stanford, J. Persinger, B. Khorsandi, and T.E. Blue "Post Irradiation Evaluation of Thermal Control Coatings and Solid Lubricants to Support fission Surface Power systems." in Proceedings, STAIF-2007. Albuquerque, (2 2007). 652 - 659.
  • V. Krishnan, T.E. Blue "Development of SiC Schottky Diode Detectors for Measurement of Actinide Concentrations in Molten Salt Electrolyte." in Transactions of the ANS 2007 Annual Meeting. Boston, (6 2007). 459 - 460.
  • T. Blue, B. Khorsandi, D. Miller, and B. Lohan "Neutron damage in SiC semiconductor radiation detectors in the GT-MHR." in Reactor Dosimetry: 12th International Symposium. Gatlinburg, (1 2007). 459 - 466.
  • D.W. Miller, M. Reisi Fard, X. Sun, T.E. Blue, S. Arndt "A Review on Gamma Thermometer Applications in Nuclear Reactors." in Proceedings of the 12th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-12). Pittsburgh, (10 2007). Log #249 -
  • C. Willis, V. Krishnan, B. Khorsandi, T.E. Blue, M. Swindall, R.F. Barth "Cell Survival Experiments for BNCT at the OSU Research Reactor." in Transactions of the ANS and the European Nuclear Society 2007 International Conference. Washington, DC, (11 2007). 312 - 313.
  • B. Khorsandi, T. Blue, W. Windl, and J. Kulisek "TRIM Modeling of Displacement Damage in SiC for Monoenergetic Neutrons." in Reactor Dosimetry: 12th International Symposium. Gatlinburg, (1 2007). 137 - 144.
  • X. Wang, R. Christensen, T.E. Blue, X. Sun "Numerical Simulation of Printed Circuit Heat Exchanger Design for a Molten Salt Breeder Reactor." in Transactions of the ANS 2007 Annual Meeting. Boston, (6 2007). 566 - 567.

2006

  • J. Sroka, V. Krishnan, R.J. Chenkovich, and T.E. Blue "MCNP Modeling of the Radiation Fields in the Functional Testing Vessel in Beamport 1 (BP-1) of the OSURR." in Transactions of the ANS 14th Biennial Topical meeting of RPSD. Carlsbad, (4 2006). 345 - 347.
  • W. Windl, B. Khorsandi, W. Luo, and T.E. Blue "SiC Based Neutron Flux Monitors for Very High Temperature Nuclear Reactors." in Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 929, 0929-II03-04. (1 2006).
  • B. Khorsandi, W. Windl, T.E. Blue, W. Luo, J. Kulisek, M. Reisi Fard, V. Krishnan "Nanoscale Damage Engineering for 4H-SiC Based Microelectronic Neutron Flux Monitors in Very High Temperature Nuclear Reactors." in Proceedings of the Ohio Nanotechnology Summit. Columbus, (4 2006).
  • B. Khorsandi, B. Lohan, T.E. Blue, D. Miller, J. Kulisek "Predictions of Displacement Damage and Count Rate for SiC Detectors in IRIS." in Proceedings of ICAPP ’06. Reno, (6 2006). 257 - 265.
  • M Reisi-Fard, V. Krishnan, T.E. Blue, D.W. Miller "Evaluation of a High Speed Neutron Counting System Using SiC Semiconductor Detector." in 5th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, NSA Winter Meeting. Albuquerque, (11 2006). 628 - 636.
  • B. Khorsandi, T.E. Blue, J. Kulisek, W. Windl, D. Miller "The Use of Monte Carlo Methods to Study the Creation and Evolution of Defects in SiC Detectors irradiated by Neutrons." in Transactions of the ANS 14th Biennial Topical Meeting of the RPSD. Carlsbad, (4 2006). 262 - 264.
  • M. Reisi-Fard, B. Khorsandi, T.E. Blue, J. Kulisek, D.W. Miller "Evaluation of SiC Semiconductor Diode Detector Degradation in a Fast Neutron Flux." in 5th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, NSA Winter Meeting. Albuquerque, (11 2006). 1066 - 1073.
  • M. Reisi-Fard, T.E. Blue, D.W. Miller "GT-MHR Start-up Reactivity Insertion Transient Analysis Using Simulink." in Proceedings of ICAPP ’06. Reno, (6 2006). 257 - 265.
  • B. Khorsandi, W. Windl, T.E. Blue, W. Luo, J. Kulisek, M. Reisi-Fard, V. Krishnan "4H-SiC Based Neutron Flux Monitors in Very High Temperature Nuclear Reactors." in Proceedings of Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) 2006: Fundamentals and Characterization: Vol.2, Radiation Effects in Materials. Cincinnati, (10 2006). 307 - 315.
  • F. Ruddy, J. Seidel, T.E. Blue, and D.W. Miller "Reactor Power Monitoring Using Silicon Carbide Fast Neutron Detectors." in PHYSOR-2006, ANS Topical Meeting on Reactor Physics. Vancouver, (9 2006). CD - ROM.
  • B. Khorsandi, M. Reisi-Fard, T.E. Blue, J. Kulisek, B. Lohan, and D.W. Miller "A Feasibility Study for 4H-SiC Diode Detectors as Neutron Flux Monitors in the GT-MHR." in PHYSOR-2006, ANS Topical Meeting on Reactor Physics. Vancouver, (9 2006). CD - ROM.

2005

  • B. Khorsandi, T.E. Blue, J. Kulisek, W. Windl, D. Miller "Production of Vacancies in SiC Detectors after Irradiation with Monoenergetic Neutrons." in Transactions of the ANS 2005 Winter Meeting. Washington DC, (11 2005). 425 - 426.
  • T. Blue, D. Miller "GT-MHR Full Power Reactivity Insertion Transient Using a Novel Dynamic Simulink Model." in Transactions of the ANS 2005 Winter Meeting. Washington DC, (11 2005). 934 - 935.
  • T. Blue, B. Lohan, B. Khorsandi, D. Miller "Radiation Damage in SiC Neutron Power Monitors in the GT-MHR." in Transactions of the ANS 2005 Winter Meeting. Washington DC, (11 2005). 607 - 609.
  • D. Berens, B. Khorsandi, B. Lohan, T. Blue, D. W. Miller "Predictions of Radiation Damage in SiC Neutron Power Monitors in IRIS." in Transactions of the ANS 2005 Winter Meeting. Washington DC, (11 2005). 605 - 606.
  • J. Sroka, T. Blue, C. Li, A. Hawk, and N. Gupta "Design of a Moderator Assembly Delimiter for an ABNS for BNCT." in American Nuclear Society, The Monte Carlo Method: Versatility Unbounded in a Dynamic Computing World. Chattanooga, (4 2005). on CD - ROM.
  • J. Kulisek, B. Khorsandi, T. E. Blue "Comparison of Damage in SiC and Si: Proton versus Neutron Radiation." in Transactions of the ANS 2005 Winter Meeting. Washington DC, (11 2005). 612 - 613.
  • M. Patton, R. Harris, R. Rohal, A. Frasca, T. Blue, A. Kauffman "Strategies for Radiation Hardness Testing of Power Semiconductor Devices." in Proceedings of the Space Nuclear Conference 2005, American Nuclear Society. San Diego, (6 2005). 838 - 845.
  • J. Sroka, T. Blue, A. Kauffmann "MCNP Model of the Semiconductor Device Characterization Vessel in BP1 of the OSURR." in Transactions of the ANS 2005 Winter Meeting. Washington DC, (11 2005). 603 - 604.

2004

  • M. Reisi Fard, T.E. Blue, D.W.Miller "Effect of Detector Capacitance and Cable on SiC Detector-Cable System Performance." in Proceedings of the 4th American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Controls and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIX&HMIT 2004). Columbus, (9 2004). 955 - 965.
  • C. Li, T.E. Blue, N. Gupta "Moderator Assembly Design Assessment Using Newly-designed Neutron Field Assessment Parameters." in Eleventh World Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy (ISNCT-11). Boston, (10 2004). on CD - ROM.
  • B. Khorsandi, T. Blue "Optimizing the OSU-ABNS Base Moderator Assembly Materials for BNCT." in Eleventh World Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy (ISNCT-11). Boston, (10 2004). on CD - ROM.
  • B. Khorsandi, T.E. Blue "Optimizing the OSU-ABNS Moderator Assembly Geometry for BNCT." in Eleventh World Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy (ISNCT-11). Boston, (10 2004). on CD - ROM.
  • C. Li, T.E. Blue, N. Gupta "Field Assessment in BNCT Using a Structure-Segmented Head Phantom." in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 2004 Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, (6 2004). 328 - 329.
  • M. Reisi Fard, T.E. Blue, D.W. Miller, F.H. Ruddy, A. R. Dulloo, J. G. Seidel "Simulation of a High Speed Counting System for SiC Neutron Sensors." in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 2004 Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, (6 2004). 352 - 353.
  • M. Reisi Fard, T. Blue, D. Miller, F. Ruddy, A. Dulloo, J. Seidel "A Mathematical Model of SiC Detector as Power Monitors." in Proceedings of the 4th American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Controls and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIX&HMIT 2004). Columbus, (9 2004). 947 - 954.
  • C. Li, T.E. Blue, N. Gupta "Field Assessment Using a Structure-segmented Head Phantom." in Eleventh World Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy (ISNCT-11). Boston, (10 2004). on CD - ROM.
  • B. Lohan, T.E. Blue, D.W. Miller "The Dependence of Location Within Central Reflector on Detector Count Rate and Burn-Up for SiC Power Monitors in the GT-MHR." in Proceedings of the 4th American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Controls and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIX&HMIT 2004). Columbus, (9 2004). 966 - 973.
  • M. Reisi Fard, T.E. Blue, and D.W. Miller "SiC Semiconductor Detector Power Monitors for Space Nuclear Reactors." in Space Technology and Applications International Forum-STAIF 2004. Albuquerque, (2 2004). 574 - 591.

2003

  • T.E. Blue, B. Khorsandi "Dynamic Thermal Performance Analysis of a Target and Heat Removal System for an Accelerator-Based Neutron Source for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." in Proc. of the 6th International Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerator Technology (AccApp'03). San Diego, (6 2003). 178 - 183.
  • B. Khorsandi, T.E. Blue, C. Li, A. Hawk "Impact of ABNS Moderator Assembly Geometry on BNCT Neutron Field." in Proceedings of the 6th International Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerator Technology (AccApp'03). San Diego, (6 2003). 478 - 483.
  • C. Li, T.E. Blue, N. Gupta "Dose Distributions in BNCT Using a Structure-Segmented Head Phantom." in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 2003 Winter Meeting. New Orleans, (11 2003). 698 - 699.

2002

  • A.S. Al-Madhoun, W.Ji, J. Johnsamuel, J. Yan, N. Lakhi, J. Byun, J. Woollard, A. Hawk, T.E. Blue, W. Tjarks, and S Eriksson "The Biological Evaluation of a Small Library of 3-(Carbonranylalkyl) Thymidines as Substrates for Human Thymidine Kinases 1 and 2." in Research and Development in Neutron Capture Therapy, Proceedings of 10th Inter. Congress. on Neutron Capture Therapy. Essen, (9 2002). 89 - 93.
  • A. Hawk, T.E. Blue, J. Woollard, N. Gupta "Effects of Target Thickness on Neutron Field Quality for an ABNS." in Research and Development in Neutron Capture Therapy, Proceedings of 10th Inter. Congress. on Neutron Capture Therapy. Essen, (9 2002). 253 - 257.
  • A. E. Hawk, T. E. Blue, J. E. Woollard "Effects of Target Thickness on Neutron Field Quality for an ABNS for BNCT." in Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. Annual Meeting 2002. Hollywood, (6 2002). 422 - 423.
  • T.E. Blue, A.E. Hawk, J.E. Woollard "A Comparison of Field Quality for an Accelerator-Based Neutron Source and an Idealized Standard Reactor Neutron Field for BNCT." in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 2002 Winter Meeting. Washington DC, (11 2002). 395 - 396.
  • B. Khorsandi, T.E. Blue, N. Gupta, J.E. Woollard, A.E. Hawk "Material Considerations in the Design of a Moderator Assembly for an ABNS for BNCT." in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 2002 Winter Meeting. Washington DC, (11 2002). 338 - 340.
  • C. Marciulescu, T. E. Blue, J. E. Woollard "Design of the Heat Removal System for BNCT Therapy." in Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. Annual Meeting 2002. Hollywood, (6 2002). 153 - 156.

2001

  • B. J. Albertson, J. Niemkiewicz, T. E. Blue, and N. Gupta "Calculation Of Absorbed Dose Distributions Using Removal Diffusion Theory For BNCT Treatment Planning." in Frontiers in Neutron Capture Therapy, Proceedings of Eighth Inter. Symp. on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer. La Jolla, (1 2001). 683 - 686.
  • M.T. Orr, T. E. Blue, J. E. Woollard "Using DORT to Improve the Moderator Assembly Design for the OSU Accelerator-Based Neutron Source for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." in Proceedings of the Embedded Topl. Mtg. Accelerator Applications/Accelerator Driven Transmutation Technology and Applications ’01. Reno, (1 2001).
  • R. Gahbauer, N. Gupta, T. Blue, D. Carpenter, W. Sauerwein, and A. Wambersie "Reporting a BNCT Irradiation." in Frontiers in Neutron Capture Therapy, Proceedings of Eighth Inter. Symp. on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer. La Jolla, (1 2001). 565 - 569.
  • N. Gupta, R.A. Gahbauer, and T.E. Blue "Treatment Plan Evaluation in Boron Neutron Capture Therapy." in Proceedings of Eighth Inter. Symp. on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer. LaJolla, (1 2001). 201 - 206.
  • T.E. Blue and J.E. Woollard "A Comparison of Neutron Beams for BNCT (invited)." in Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. Annual Meeting 2001. Milwaukee, (6 2001). 121 - 123.
  • J.F. Evans and T.E, Blue "Absorbed Dose Estimates with a High Resolution Voxel-Based Head Phantom." in Frontiers in Neutron Capture Therapy, Proceedings of Eighth Inter. Symp. on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer. La Jolla, (1 2001). 605 - 609.
  • J.E. Woollard, T.E. Blue, and J . Capala "A Comparison Of Neutron Fields For BNCT." in Frontiers in Neutron Capture Therapy, Proceedings of Eighth Inter. Symp. on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer. La Jolla, (1 2001). 413 - 417.