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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

  • May, 2012

    2012 Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award.

  • January, 2002

    Fellow.

Journal Articles

2013

  • 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 - 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 - 192-200.
  • 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 - 152108.

2012

  • 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 - 81-88.

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 - 186-193.

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 - 818-826.
  • 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 - 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 - 187-191.

2007

  • 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 - 316-330.
  • 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 - 208-220.

2006

  • 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 - 431-459.

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 - 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 - 197-210.

2001

  • 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 - 583-589.
  • 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 - 780-786.
  • 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 - 184-193.

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 - 2385-2392.

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 - 433-451.

1998

  • 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 - 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 - 183-209.
  • 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 - 320-334.

1997

  • 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 - 547-554.

1996

  • 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 - 100-113.
  • T.E. Blue, M.S. Jarzemba, A.W. Fentiman, 1996, "Reply to Underhill." Health Physics 70, 273 - 273.

1995

  • 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 - 757-767.

1994

  • 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 - 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 - 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 - 1693-1712.

1992

  • 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 - 96-103.

1991

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

1990

  • 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 - 600-605.

1989

  • 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 - 75-78.
  • 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 - 229-231.
  • 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 - 109-112.

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 - 220-226.

Papers in Proceedings

2011

  • Eades, M.; Flanders, J.; McMurray, N.; Denning, R. et al. "Space molten salt reactor concept for nuclear electric propulsion and surface power." (8 2011).
  • 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. (1 2011).
  • D. Hawn, B. Blake, C. Petrie, T.E. Blue "Initial Testing of a High-Temperature Low-Activation Furnace." in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. (6 2011).
  • Hawn, D.; Blake, B.; Petrie, C.; Blue, T.E. "Initial testing of a high-temperature low-activation furnace." (12 2011).

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. (11 2010).
  • Hawn, D.; Petrie, C.; Blue, T.E.; Winningham, R. "Design and analysis of a high-temperature low-activation furnace." (12 2010).

2009

  • 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. (1 2009).
  • 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. (1 2009).
  • Krishnan, V.; Reisi Fard, M.; Khorsandi, B.; Chenkovich, J. et al. "Experimental and computational evaluation of the response of a SiC neutron monitoring system in a thermal neutron field." (12 2009).
  • Kulisek, J.A.; Blue, T.E. "Electronics radiation hardness testing of power MOSFETs." (12 2009).
  • 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. (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. (3 2009).
  • Kulisek, J.A.; Blue, T.E. "Neutron and Proton Radiation Damage and Isothermal Annealing of Irradiated SiC Schottky Power Diodes." (1 2009).
  • Kulisek, J.A.; Blue, T.E. "Neutron and proton radiation damage and isothermal annealing of irradiated SiC schottky power diodes." (5 2009).
  • Kulisek, J.A.; Blue, T.E. "Neutron and Proton Radiation Damage and Isothermal Annealing of Irradiated SiC Schottky Power Diodes." in 13th Conference on Thermophysics Applications in Microgravity/6th Symposium on New Frontiers in Space Propulsion Sciences/1st Symposium on Astrosociology. (1 2009).
  • Zhang, P.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "Radiation effects on SiC piezoresistive pressure sensor." (12 2009).
  • J. Kulisek, T.E. Blue "Electronics Radiation Hardness Testing of Power MOSFETs." in Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space 2009. (6 2009).

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. (11 2008).
  • Khorsandi, B.; Blue, T.E.; Windl, W.; Kulisek, J. "TRIM modeling of displacement damage in SiC for monoenergetic neutrons." (1 2008).
  • S. Yee, T. Blue, X. Sun "Online Fuel Reprocessing of a Liquid Fluoride Reactor." in Transactions of the 2008 ANS Annual Meeting. (6 2008).
  • 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. (11 2008).
  • Khorsandi, B.; Blue, T.E.; Windl, W.; Kulisek, J. "TRIM modeling of displacement damage in SiC for monoenergetic neutrons." in 12th International Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry. (1 2008).
  • Zhang, P.; Messman, D.; Miller, D.; Blue, T.E. "Gamma radiation effects on SiC piezoresistive pressure sensor." (12 2008).
  • 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. (11 2008).
  • Cramer, C.M.; Shroy, B.C.; Christensen, R.N.; Blue, T.E. "An Aspen Plus® model of an online reprocessing facility for a one-fluid U-233/Th-232 FLiBe molten salt breeder reactor." (12 2008).
  • Blue, T.E.; Lohan, B.; Khorsandi, B.; Miller, D.W. "Neutron damage in SiC semiconductor radiation detectors in the GT-MHR." (1 2008).
  • 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). (7 2008).
  • Blue, T.E.; Lohan, B.; Khorsandi, B.; Miller, D.W. "Neutron damage in SiC semiconductor radiation detectors in the GT-MHR." in 12th International Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry. (1 2008).
  • Zhang, P.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D. "Fast neutron radiation effects on A sic piezoresistive pressure sensor." (12 2008).
  • 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. (11 2008).
  • 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). (7 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. (1 2008).
  • Chenkovich, R.J.; Kennedy, R.A.; Blue, T.E. "Comparison of mcnp calculations and measurements wire activation in osurr." (12 2008).

2007

  • Kennedy, R.; Metzroth, K.; Blue, T.; Aldemir, T. "Preliminary neutronics design study of the molten salt breeder reactor concept with MCNP5." (12 2007).
  • 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. (6 2007).
  • 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. (1 2007).
  • Bowman, C.L.; Jaworske, D.A.; Stanford, M.K.; Persinger, J.A. et al. "Post irradiation evaluation of thermal control coatings and solid lubricants to support fission surface power systems." (1 2007).
  • Bowman, C.L.; Jaworske, D.A.; Stanford, M.K.; Persinger, J.A. et al. "Post irradiation evaluation of thermal control coatings and solid lubricants to support fission surface power systems." (12 2007).
  • 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. (6 2007).
  • Bowman, C.L.; Jaworske, D.A.; Stanford, M.K.; Persinger, J.A. et al. "Post irradiation evaluation of thermal control coatings and solid lubricants to support fission surface power systems." in Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF-2007). (1 2007).
  • 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. (6 2007).
  • 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. (6 2007).
  • 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. (6 2007).
  • 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. (11 2007).
  • Khorsandi, B.; Chenkovich, J.; Blue, T.E.; Windl, W. et al. "Multiscale modeling of damage in SiC detectors in GT-MHR central reflector." (12 2007).
  • 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. (1 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. (6 2007).
  • Krishnan, V.; Blue, T.E. "Development of SiC schottky diode detectors for measurement of actinide concentrations in molten salt electrolyte." (12 2007).
  • 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. (6 2007).
  • 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. (2 2007).
  • Fard, M.R.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "Effect of fast neutron damage in linearity of a SiC semiconductor detector monitoring system." (12 2007).
  • Krishnan, V.; Khorsandi, B.; Kulisek, J.; Hawn, D. et al. "Theoretical and experimental analysis of response of SiC in thermal neutron environment." (12 2007).
  • Khorsandi, B.; Fard, M.R.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "A method to estimate the lifetime of SiC semiconductor detectors in next generation reactors." (12 2007).
  • 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). (10 2007).

2006

  • 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. (11 2006).
  • 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. (9 2006).
  • Khorsandi, B.; Lohan, B.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D. et al. "Predictions of displacement damage and count rate for SiC detectors in IRIS." (12 2006).
  • Ruddy, F.H.; Seidel, J.G.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "Reactor power monitoring using silicon carbide fast neutron detectors." (12 2006).
  • Khorsandi, B.; Reisi-Fard, M.; Blue, T.E.; Kulisek, J. et al. "A feasibility study for 4H-SiC diode detectors as neutron flux monitors in the GT-MHR." (12 2006).
  • Fard, M.R.; Krishnan, V.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "Evaluation of a high speed neutron counting system using SiC semiconductor detector." (12 2006).
  • Windl, W.; Khorsandi, B.; Luo, W.; Blue, T.E. "BF SiC based neutron flux monitors for very high temperature nuclear reactors." in Symposium on Materials in Extreme Environments held at the 2006 MRS Spring Meeting. (1 2006).
  • Blue, T.E.; Lohan, B.; Khorsandi, B.; Miller, D.W. "Neutron damage in SiC semiconductor radiation detectors in the GT-MHR." (9 2006).
  • Fard, M.R.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "GT-MHR start-up reactivity insertion transient analysis using simulink." (12 2006).
  • Fard, M.R.; Khorsandi, B.; Blue, T.E.; Kulisek, J. et al. "Evaluation of SiC semiconductor diode detector degradation in a fast neutron flux." (12 2006).
  • 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. (10 2006).
  • 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. (11 2006).
  • 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. (4 2006).
  • Khorsandi, B.; Blue, T.E.; Windl, W.; Kulisek, J. "TRIM modeling of displacement damage in SiC for monoenergetic neutrons." (9 2006).
  • 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).
  • M. Reisi-Fard, T.E. Blue, D.W. Miller "GT-MHR Start-up Reactivity Insertion Transient Analysis Using Simulink." in Proceedings of ICAPP ’06. (6 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. (6 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. (4 2006).
  • Windl, W.; Khorsandi, B.; Luo, W.; Blue, T.E. "BF SiC based neutron flux monitors for very high temperature nuclear reactors." (1 2006).
  • 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. (9 2006).
  • Sroka, J.; Krishnan, V.; Chenkovich, R.J.; Blue, T.E. "MCNP modeling of the radiation fields in the functional testing vessel in beam port 1(BP-1) of the OSURR." (12 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. (4 2006).
  • Khorsandi, B.; Blue, T.E.; Kulisek, J.; Windl, W. et al. "The use of Monte Carlo methods to study the creation and evolution of defects in SIC detectors irradiated by neutrons." (12 2006).

2005

  • Kulisek, J.; Khorsandi, B.; Blue, T.E. "Comparison of damage in SiC and Si: Proton versus neutron radiation." (12 2005).
  • Khorsandi, B.; Blue, T.E.; Kulisek, J.; Windl, W. et al. "Production of vacancies in SiC detectors after irradiation with monoenergetic neutrons." (12 2005).
  • Sroka, J.; Blue, T.E.; Kauffman, A. "MCNP model of the semiconductor device characterization vessel in BP1 of the OSURR." (12 2005).
  • 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. (11 2005).
  • Fard, M.R.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "GT-MHR full power reactivity insertion transient using a novel dynamic simulink model." (12 2005).
  • 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. (11 2005).
  • Berens, D.; Khorsandi, B.; Lohan, B.; Blue, T.E. et al. "Predictions of radiation damage in SiC neutron power monitors in IRIS." (12 2005).
  • 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. (11 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. (11 2005).
  • Blue, T.E.; Lohan, B.; Khorsandi, B.; Miller, D.W. "Radiation damage in SiC neutron power monitors in the GT-MHR." (12 2005).
  • 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. (11 2005).
  • 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. (4 2005).
  • 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. (11 2005).
  • Patton, M.O.; Harris, R.D.; Rohal, R.G.; Blue, T.E. et al. "Strategies for radiation hardness testing of power semiconductor devices." (11 2005).
  • 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. (6 2005).

2004

  • Li, C.; Blue, T.E.; Gupta, N. "Field assessment in BNCT using a structure-segmented head phantom." (9 2004).
  • Fard, M.R.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "SiC semiconductor detector power monitors for space nuclear reactors." in Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF 2004). (1 2004).
  • 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). (9 2004).
  • Fard, M.R.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "SiC semiconductor detector power monitors for space nuclear reactors." (1 2004).
  • 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. (6 2004).
  • 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). (9 2004).
  • 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). (10 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). (9 2004).
  • B. Khorsandi, T. Blue "Optimizing the OSU-ABNS Base Moderator Assembly Materials for BNCT." in Eleventh World Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy (ISNCT-11). (10 2004).
  • 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. (6 2004).
  • 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). (10 2004).
  • B. Khorsandi, T.E. Blue "Optimizing the OSU-ABNS Moderator Assembly Geometry for BNCT." in Eleventh World Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy (ISNCT-11). (10 2004).
  • Fard, M.R.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W.; Ruddy, F.H. et al. "Simulation of a high speed counting system for SiC Neutron sensors." (9 2004).
  • 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. (2 2004).
  • Fard, M.R.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "Effect of detector capacitance and cable on SiC detector-cable sysytem performance." (12 2004).
  • Lohan, B.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W. "The dependence of location within central reflector on detector count rate and burn-up for sic power monitors in the GT-MHR." (12 2004).
  • Reisi Fard, M.; Blue, T.E.; Miller, D.W.; Ruddy, F.H. et al. "A mathematical model of SiC detector as power monitors." (12 2004).

2003

  • 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. (11 2003).
  • Blue, T.E.; Khorsandi, B. "Dynamic thermal performance analysis of a target and heat removal system for an accelerator-based neutron source for boron neutron capture therapy." (12 2003).
  • Khorsandi, B.; Blue, T.E.; Li, C.; Hawk, A. "Impact of ABNS moderator assembly geometry on BNCT neutron field." (12 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). (6 2003).
  • 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). (6 2003).

2002

  • 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. (11 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. (9 2002).
  • 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. (9 2002).
  • 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. (6 2002).
  • 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. (6 2002).
  • 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. (11 2002).

2001

  • 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. (1 2001).
  • 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. (1 2001).
  • T.E. Blue and J.E. Woollard "A Comparison of Neutron Beams for BNCT (invited)." in Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. Annual Meeting 2001. (6 2001).
  • Evans, J.F.; Blue, T.E.; Gupta, N. "Absorbed dose estimates with a high resolution voxel-based head phantom." in 8th International Symposium on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer. (1 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. (1 2001).
  • 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. (1 2001).
  • Gupta, N.; Gahbauer, R.A.; Blue, T.E. "Treatment plan evaluation in boron neutron capture therapy." in 8th International Symposium on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer. (1 2001).
  • Evans, J.F.; Blue, T.E.; Gupta, N. "Absorbed dose estimates with a high resolution voxel-based head phantom." (1 2001).
  • Albertson, B.; Niemkiewicz, J.; Blue, T.E.; Gupta, N. "Calculation of absorbed dose distributions using removal-diffusion theory for BNCT treatment planning." in 8th International Symposium on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer. (1 2001).
  • 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. (1 2001).
  • Gupta, N.; Gahbauer, R.A.; Blue, T.E. "Treatment plan evaluation in boron neutron capture therapy." (1 2001).
  • Albertson, B.; Niemkiewicz, J.; Blue, T.E.; Gupta, N. "Calculation of absorbed dose distributions using removal-diffusion theory for BNCT treatment planning." (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. (1 2001).