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Lei R. Cao

  • Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • 201 W 19th Ave
    E402 Scott Lab
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-247-8701

About

Research interests include:

  • Radiation sensor development
  • Nuclear instrumentation and detection methods
  • Reactor instrumentation
  • Modeling, simulation of ionizing radiation interactions with materials
  • Reactor based nuclear analytical techniques for advanced materials characterization  
  • Neutron Depth Profiling (NDP), Prompt Gamma Neutron Activation Analysis (PGAA),  and neutron radiography/tomography
  • Advanced reactor concepts and analysis

Journal Articles

2016

  • Haotong Wei, Yanjun Fang, Padhraic Mulligan, William Chuirazzi, Hong-Hua Fang, Congcong Wang, Benjamin R. Ecker, Yongli Gao, Maria Antonietta Loi, Lei Cao,Jinsong Huang, 2016, "Sensitive X-ray detectors made of methylammonium lead tribromide perovskite single crystals." Nature Photonics 10, 333–339 - 333–339.
  • Chuting Tan, Daniel J. Lyons, Ke Pan, Kwan Yee Leung, William C. Chuirazzi, Marcello Canova, Anne C. Co, Lei R. Cao, 2016, "Radiation effects on the electrode and electrolyte of a lithium-ion battery." Journal of Power Sources 318, 242–250 - 242–250.
  • Danny X. Liu, Lei R. Cao, and Anne C. Co, 2016, "Demonstrating the Feasibility of Al as Anode Current Collector in Li-Ion Batteries via In Situ Neutron Depth Profiling." Chemistry of Materials 28, no. 2, 556-563 - 556-563.
  • Josh JarrellMilan StikaMax ChaikenMichael SimpsonThomas E. BlueLei R. Cao, 2016, "Determination of the thickness of an electrodeposited thorium film with SiC alpha detectors." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 1, no. 1, 1-7 - 1-7.
  • M. Stika, M. Chaiken, J. Jarrell, T. Blue, L. R. Cao, and M. Simpson, 2016, "Thin-Layer Electrodeposition of Thorium and Uranium from Molten LiCl-KCl." ECS Transactions, 75, no. 15, 603-608 - 603-608.

2015

  • Shimeng Li, Yuan Zheng, J. Qiu, and Lei Cao, 2015, "Performance degradation estimation of robot in highly radioactive environment." International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation 5, no. 2-3, 69-79 - 69-79.
  • Qingfeng Dong, Yanjun Fang, Yuchuan Shao, Pahraic Mulligan**, Jie Qiu**, Lei Cao, and Jinsong Huang*, 2015, Electron-hole diffusion lengths >175 μm in solution grown CH3NH3PbI3 single crystals. Science 347, no. 6225, 967-970 - 967-970.
  • Adib Samin**, Michael Kurth**, Lei R. Cao*, 2015, An Analysis of Radiation Effects on NdFeB Permanent Magnets. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 342, no. 1, 200-205 - 200-205.
  • Adib Samin**, Michael Kurth**, Lei Cao*, 2015, "Ab initio study of radiation effects on the Li4Ti5O12 electrode used in lithium-ion batteries." AIP Advances 5, no. 4, 6 - 6.
  • Jinghui Wang, Padhraic Mulligan, Leonard Brillson, and Lei R. Cao, 2015, "Review of using gallium nitride for ionizing radiation detection." Applied Physics Reviews 2, no. 031102, 1-11 - 1-11.
  • Adib Samin, Lei Cao, 2015, "Monte Carlo study of radiation-induced demagnetization using the two-dimensional Ising model." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 360, 111–117 - 111–117.
  • Chuting Tan, Kwan Yee Leung, Danny X Liu, Marcello Canova, R Gregory Downing, Lei R Cao, 2015, "Gamma radiation effects on Li-ion battery electrolyte in neutron depth profiling for lithium quantification." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 1, 1-6 - 1-6.
  • 2015, "Effects of neutron and gamma radiation on lithium-ion batteries." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 345,
  • Chuting Tan, Robinson James, Bin Dong, M. Sky Driver, Jeffry A. Kelber, Greg Downing, Lei R. Cao, 2015, "Characterization of a boron carbide-based polymer neutron sensor." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: 803, 82-88 - 82-88.

2014

2013

  • 2013, "Fabrication and characterization of an irradiation facility for large-sample geometry." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 296, no. 1,
  • P. Kandlakunta**, L. R. Cao*, P. Mulligan**, 2013, "Measurement of Internal Conversion Electrons from Gd Neutron Capture." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: 705, 36-41 - 36-41.
  • J. Qiu**, L. Cao*, P. Mulligan**, D. Turkoglu**, S. Nagpure, M. Canova, A. Co, 2013, "The Potential of Using Li-ion Batteries for Radiation Detection." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 60, no. 2, 662-667 - 662-667.
  • D. Turkoglu**, L. Cao*, R. Lewandowski**, 2013, "A low-cost neutron radiography device." Physics Procedia 43, 54-65 - 54-65.
  • P. Mulligan**, J.H. Wang**,L. R. Cao*, 2013, "Evaluation of Freestanding GaN as an Alpha and Neutron Detector." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: 719, 13-16 - 13-16.
  • Joseph W. Talnagi*, Samuel E. Glover, Henry Spitz and Lei Cao, 2013, "Fabrication and characterization of an irradiation facility for large-sample geometry." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 292, no. 1, 83-88 - 83-88.
  • 2013, "Neutron irradiation effects on gallium nitride-based Schottky diodes." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 103, no. 16,
  • Jie Qiu**, Evan Katz, Chung-Han Lin, Lei Cao*, Leonard J. Brillson, 2013, "The Effect of Neutron Irradiation on Semi-insulating GaN." Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 168, 1-9 - 1-9.

2012

  • 2012, "Noise evaluation of a digital neutron imaging device." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 674,
  • 2012, "Characterization of a new external neutron beam facility at the Ohio State University." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 291, no. 2,
  • Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Lei Cao*, 2012, "Gamma ray rejection, or detection, with gadolinium as a converter." Radiation Protection Dosimetry 149, no. 2, 1-5 - 1-5.
  • T. Yang, A. Samin**, L. Cao*, 2012, "A Review of Low-level Ionizing Radiation and Risk Models of Leukemia." Journal of Radiation Oncology 2012, 1-7 - 1-7.
  • Mulligan**, P. L.,Cao*, L. R., Turkoglu**, D., 2012, "A multi-detector, digitizer based neutron depth profiling device for characterizing thin film materials." Review of Scientific Instruments 83, no. 7, 073303 - 073303.

2011

2010

2009

  • Gupta*, S., Muralikiran, M., Farmer J., Cao, L.R., Downing, R.G., 2009, "The effect of boron doping and gamma irradiation on the structure and properties of microwave chemical vapor deposited boron-doped diamond films." Journal of Materials Research 24, no. 4, 1498-1512 - 1498-1512.
  • 2009, "Cerebellar Neurons Possess a Vesicular Compartment Structurally and Functionally Similar to Glut4-Storage Vesicles from Peripheral Insulin-Sensitive Tissues." JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE 29, no. 16,

2007

  • R.L.Cao, S.R.Steven, 2007, "The measurement of the presampled MTF of a high spatial resolution neutron imaging system." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A 582, no. 2, 621-628 - 621-628.
  • Cao*,Raymond,Lei; Biegalski,Steven,R, 2007, "The measurement of the presampled MTF of a high spatial resolution neutron imaging system." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: 582, no. 2, 621-628 - 621-628.

2004

  • L.Cao, S.Landsberger, S.Basunia, Yu Tao, 2004, "Study of PM2.5 using neutron activation analysis and source appointment." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 1, no. 261, 87-94 - 87-94.
  • Lei,Cao*; Landsberger,S; Basunia,S; Tao,Y, 2004, "Study of PM2.5 in Beijing suburban site by neutron activation analysis and source apportionment." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 261, no. 1, 87-94 - 87-94.

2003

  • Tian,W,Z; Ni,B,F; Wang,P,S; Cao,L; Zhang,Y,M, 2003, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. IA. Inherent characteristics of relative INAA as a primary ratio method of measurement (vol 6, pg 488, 2001)." ACCREDITATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE 8, no. 7-8, 388-388 - 388-388.
  • Tian,W,Z; Ni,B,F; Wang,P,S; Cao,L; Zhang,Y,M, 2003, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. IB. Inherent characteristics of relative INAA as a primary ratio method of measurement (vol 7, pg 7, 2002)." ACCREDITATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE 8, no. 7-8, 388-388 - 388-388.
  • Tian,W,Z; Ni,B,F; Cao,L; Zhang,Y,M; Wang,P,S, 2003, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. II. Parametric INAA - an ideal back-up for INAA as a primary ratio method of measurement (vol 7, pg 50, 2002)." ACCREDITATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE 8, no. 7-8, 388-388 - 388-388.
  • L.Cao*, Ling Qiu,Guo Lanying,Gong Xueyu, 2003, "The Efficiency Calibration for Marinelli Beaker with Gaseous Beta+ Radionuclide produced by PET Cyclotron." Nuclear Electronics & Detection Technology 6, no. 23, 67-82 - 67-82.

2002

  • Cao, L; Tian*, WZ; Ni, BF, 2002, "Preliminary study of airborne particulate matter in a Beijing sampling station using instrumental neutron activation analysis." Atmospheric Environment 12, no. 36, 1951-1956 - 1951-1956.
  • Wang Jiang-xue**, Guo lan-ying, jin Li-yun, Cao Lei, 2002, "Research of the Technology of TXRF Analysis in Airborne Particular Matter." Journal of Nanhua University 18, no. 1, 100-106 - 100-106.
  • Yu Tao*, Luo Zhang-lin,Gong Xue-yu, Cao Lei, 2002, "PC based Simulation of the centrality Parameter Modeling for PWR Nuclear Power Plant Reactor Core." Nuclear Power Engineering 23, no. 4, 100-105 - 100-105.
  • Tian* WZ, Ni BF, Cao L, Zhang YM, Wang PS, 2002, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. II. Parametric INAA - an ideal back-up for INAA as a primary ratio method of measurement." Accreditation and Quality Assurance 8, no. 7, 50-54 - 50-54.
  • W.Tian*, B. Ni, P. Wang, L.Cao, Y.Zhang, 2002, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. IB. Inherent characteristicsof relative INAA as a primary ratio methodof measurement." Accreditation and Quality Assurance 7, no. 1, 7-12 - 7-12.
  • Tian*, WZ, Ni, BF, Zhang YM, Cao L, Wang PS, 2002, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. III. Role of INAA in sampling behavior characterization." Accreditation and Quality Assurance 7, no. 3, 101-105 - 101-105.
  • Cao* L, Tian W, Ni B, Wang P, Zhang Y., 2002, "Radiochemical neutron-activation analysis of uncertified ultra-trace rare earth elements in two biological certified reference materials." Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2, no. 372, 397-400 - 397-400.

2001

  • W. Tian*, B. Ni, P. Wang, L. Cao, Y. Zhang, 2001, "Metrological role of neutron activationanalysis. IA. Inherent characteristicsof relative INAA as a primary ratio methodof measurement." Accreditation and Quality Assurance 6, no. 12, 488-492 - 488-492.
  • Zhang Yangmei; Ni Bangfa; Wang Pingsheng; Tian Weizhi; Cao Lei, 2001, "Study on bioavailability of zinc for children's diet by using activable isotopic tracer 70Zn and neutron activation analysis techniques." Atomic Energy Science and Technology; 35, 416-421 - 416-421.
  • Y. Tao*; XP Qiu; L. Cao, 2001, "Dynamic Simulation of Reactor Core Control System Using SIMULINK." Journal of University of South China 4, 15 - 15.
  • Cao Lei*, Ni Bang Fa , Tian Wei Zhi, Wang Ping Sheng, Zhag Yang Mei, 2001, "Certification Study of Rare Earth Elements in Two Chinese CRMs Wheat and Hair by NAA." Atomic Energy Science and Technology 10, 105 - 105.

Unknown

  • Danyal Turkoglu, Radoslaw Lewandowski, Lei Cao, "A Low-cost Neutron Radiography Device and the Discussion of MTF and DQE." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
  • Adib Samin**, Travis Ciccarello**, Lei R. Cao*, "Novel Methodology for Solving the One-Dimensional Monoenergetic Neutron Transport Equation in Homogeneous Semi-Infinite Medium." Transport Theory and Statistical Physics
  • P. L. Mulligan, L. R. Cao, D. Turkoglu, "A New Neutron Depth Profiling Device With Multi-detector and Digital Data Acquisition System." Review of Scientific Instruments
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  • Jinghui Wang**, L. Cao*, "A Review on the Use of GaN for High Intensity Ionizing Radiation Detection." Journal of Materials Research

Presentations

  • "The Development of a Nuclear-based Technology for Li-ion Battery Study: The Neutron Depth Profiling." 2010,
  • "The Use of External Neutron Beam for Characterization and Testing of Materials for Nuclear Reactors." 2011,
  • "The Potential Application of Gallium Nitride Neutron Sensor for Special Nuclear Materials Detection." 2011,
  • "A New Neutron Depth Profiling System Using Multiple Detectors and Digital Spectroscopy." 2012,
  • "The Potential of Using Lithium-Ion Batteries for Neutron Detection." 2012,
  • "A Neutron Beam Monitor for a Neutron Depth Profiling Facility." 2012,
  • "Neutron Detection with Gallium Nitride Using Gadolinium as a Convertor." 2012,
  • "Development of an External Neutron Beam Facility at The Ohio State University." 2010,
  • "Improving Neutron Depth Profiling at The Ohio State University Using Multiple Detectors." 2011,
  • "Development of a Neutron Depth Profiling Facility for Characterizing Advanced Reactor Materials." 2011,
  • "A Neutron Flux Monitor with Gamma Discrimination for Reactor Neutron Beam Facility." 2012,
  • Neutron Detection and Its Applications in Reactor Safety. 2011,
  • Neutron Detection and Its Applications in I & C and Reactor Safety. 2011,
  • "Neutron Detection with Gallium Nitride and Its Applications in Reactor Safety." 2011,
  • "Fukushima Nuclear Accident and Radiation with its Heath Effects." 2011,
  • "Collimated Neutron Beam, Neutron-based Analytical Techniques, and Neutron Detection Research at The Ohio State University." 2012,
  • "Further Development on Neutron Radiography System in the TRIGA Reactor at The University of Texas at Austin." 2006,
  • "A high spatial resolution neutron radiography system and its performance evaluation." 2006,
  • "A high Spatial Resolution Neutron Radiography System by Using Micro-channel Plate Neutron Detector and CCD camera." 2006,
  • "The Analysis of Gamma Irradiated Boron-doped Diamond Films by CNDP using Computerized Data Reduction." 2008,
  • "A Gadolinium Doped Superlattice GaN Schottky Diode for Neutron Detection." 2011,
  • "Gallium Nitride Neutron Detector, Collimated Neutron Beam and Their Applications." 2012,
  • "Electron Emission Following 157Gd Neutron Capture." 2012,
  • "Sensor and sensor materials for extreme environment." 2016,
  • "Development of an Alpha Detector on Freestanding n-GaN." 2013,
  • "Developing a Radiation Detector on Freestanding n-GaN." 2013,
  • On the Radiation Sensitivity and Failure Mechanism of Critical RadiationHardened Robotic Components. 2013,
  • Gadolinium Based GaN for Neutron Detection with Gamma Discrimination. 2013,
  • Development of Radiation Sensor on Gallium Nitride. 2013,
  • Gadolinium Based GaN for Neutron Detection with Gamma Discrimination. 2012,
  • "Accident Tolerant Sensor and Present GaN development at OSU." 2013,
  • "Gallium Nitride Neutron Detector and Its Evaluation with a Collimated Neutron Beam." 2014,
  • "The Development of a GaN Sensor for Neutron Detection." 2014,
  • "Imaging and Quantifying Lithium in a “living” Li-ion Battery with Neutrons." 2014,
  • "Nuclear Instrumentation on In situ Measurement of Li Transportation in Li-ion Battery." 2014,
  • On the Radiation Sensitivity and Failure Mechanism of Critical RadiationHardened Robotic Components. 2015,
  • "On the Radiation Sensitivity and Failure Mechanism of Critical Radiation-Hardened Robotic Components." 2015,
  • "Characterizing Lithium in a “livingâ€� Li-ion Battery with Neutrons." 2015,
  • "Boron Carbide based Polymers for Neutron Depth Profiling." 2015,
  • "A Sensor Composed of CdTe Nanoparticles for X- and γ-ray Detection." 2015,
  • "Development of a wide-band semiconductor for neutron detection in harsh environment." 2015,
  • "Measure Internal Conversion Electron Spectrum of Gadolinium Neutron Capture Using Neutron Beam." 2013,
  • "Neutron Irradiation Effects on N-type and Semi-insulating GaN." 2012,
  • "A Neutron Detector with Gamma Discrimination." 2011,
  • "Reconsideration of Inherent Neutron Sources in Liquid Fuel of Molten Salt Reactors." 2012,
  • "Neutron Radiography Development at The University of Texas at Austin TRIGA Reactor." 2005,
  • "The Study of Thin Film Metal Hydride with Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis." 2008,
  • "A Labview Based Spectrum Analysis Program for Neutron Depth Profiling." 2008,
  • "Study of Helium Retention in Nano-cavity Tungsten as First wall in Fusion Chamber Using Neutron Depth Profiling." 2009,
  • "Detection of Actinides with Gallium Nitride Alpha Particle Detector." 2016,
  • "On the Radiation Sensitivity and Failure Mechanism of Critical RadiationHardened Robotic Components." 2016,
  • "Monitoring of Actinide Concentrations in Molten LiCl-KCl Salt using Alpha Spectroscopy." 2016,
  • "Development of Wide Bandgap Alpha Detector for SNM monitoring in Pyroprocessing." 2017,
  • "Development of SiC and GaN Detector for actinides detection in a high temperature environment." 2017,
  • "Project review Monitoring Actinide Concentrations in Molten Salt using Alpha Spectroscopy." 2017,

Papers in Proceedings

2016

  • Milan Stika, Max Chaiken, Joshua Jarrell, Thomas Blue, Lei R. Cao, Michael Simpson "Electrodeposition of Actinides on a Semiconductor Detector for Concentration Monitoring." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2016 Annual Meeting. (6 2016). 340-344 - 340-344.
  • Joshua T. Jarell, Benjamin Reinke, Max Chaiken, Brandon Wilson, Wolfgang Windl, Brian Esser, Lei Cao, Thomas Blue "Charge Carrier Diffusion Length Determination in 4H-SiC Schottky Alpha Detectors." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2016 Annual Meeting. (6 2016). 300-304 - 300-304.
  • Danny X. Liu, Anne C. Co, Daniel Joseph Lyons and Lei Raymond Cao "In Situ Characterization of Li Transport with Neutrons." in 2016 ECS meeting. (6 2016). 177 - 177.
  • William Chuirazzi, Ryan Gallagher, Douglas Hardtmayer, Hao Chen, Niek Schreuder, Lei Caoa "Water Scintillation under Proton Beam Exposure." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2016 Winter Meeting. (11 2016). 32-35 - 32-35.
  • Z. Xia, V.P. Derenchuk, D. Hardtmayer, L. Cao, H. Chen, R. Moore, Z. Nevitt,J. Volk "Comparison of the MCNP6 and FLUKA Codes in Shielding Calculation at ProNova Proton Therapy Facility." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2016 Winter Meeting. (11 2016). 1045-1047 - 1045-1047.

2015

  • Jie Qiu,Padhraic Mulligan, Chung-Han Lin,Leonard Brillson, R. Gregory Downing, and Lei Cao "Intrinsic Neutron Sensitivity of GaN and Radiation Effects on Forward-Biased Devices." in 2015 INMM Annula Meeting. (10 2015). 57 - 57.
  • Max  Chaiken,  Andrew  Clark,  Brian  Cohn,  James  Cutright,  Michael  Kurth,  Richard  Shawger,  Raymond  Cao "Neutron Activated Fluoride Salt Test Loop at The Ohio Sate University." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2015 Winter Meeting. (11 2015). 60-63 - 60-63.
  • Benjamin Reinke, Joshua Jarrell,  Max Chaiken, Brandon A. Wilson, Thomas E. Blue, Wolfgang Windl, Bryan D. Esser, Lei Cao "Long-­term 500 C testing  of high-emperature 4H-­SiC Schottky iode alpha article detectors for pyroprocessing." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2015 Winter Meeting. (11 2015). 489-491 - 489-491.
  • Michael Kurth, Richard Shawger, Danyal Turkoglu, Sam Glover, Henry Spitz, and Lei R. Cao "Development of an Active Imagining Method for Examining Environmental Samples in Nuclear Safeguards." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2015 Annual Meeting. (6 2015). 253-255 - 253-255.

2014

  • Co,Anne,C; Liu,Danny,X; Wang,Jinghui; Canova,Marcello; Cao,Lei,Raymond "In situ characterization of Li transport in LixSny anodes with neutrons." JOURNAL: "ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY." in 248th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS). (8 2014). 235-238 - 235-238.
  • Danyal Turkoglu**, Shamsuzzoha Basunia, Aaron Hurst, Richard Firestone, Laszlo Szentmiklosi, Lei Cao "93Nb Thermal Neutron Capture Cross-section from Prompt Gamma-Ray Intensities." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2014 Annual Meeting. (11 2014). 560-563 - 560-563.
  • Jie Qiu**, Adib Samin**,Jason Hattrick-Simpers, Yuan F. Zheng,Lei Cao* "Effect of Neutron Irradiation on the Nd-Fe-B Rare-Earth Permanent Magnet." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2014 Annual Meeting. (6 2014). 934-936 - 934-936.
  • Jinghui Wang**, Padhraic L. Mulligan**, and Lei R. Cao* "TCAD Simulation of Charge Collection in GaN Schottky Diode Radiation Detector." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2014 Annual Meeting. (6 2014). 167-169 - 167-169.
  • Li, S., Zheng, Y. F., Samin, A. J.**, and Cao, L. R.* "On the study of degrading and loss of the function of harmonic drive due to nuclear radiation effect." JOURNAL: "Proc. International Conference on Mechanical Design, Manufacture and Automation Engineering." in International Conference on Mechanical Design, Manufacture and Automation Engineering. (5 2014). 440-446 - 440-446.
  • Praneeth Kandlakunta**,Lei R. Cao* "Neutron-Gamma Separation in a Gadolinium based Semiconductor Neutron Detector." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2014 Annual Meeting. (6 2014). 170-173 - 170-173.

2013

  • "A low-cost neutron radiography device." (1 2013).
  • Danyal Turkoglu**, Lei R. Cao* "A Preliminary Study of 157Gd Thermal Neutron Capture Cross Section with Activated Prompt Gamma Rays." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2013 Annual Meeting. (8 2013). 270-273 - 270-273.
  • D. Turkoglu**, S. Glover, H. Spitz, L. Cao* "Applying method of integral thermal neutron cross-section measurement using activated prompt gamma rays to non-1/v isotopes." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2014 Winter Meeting. (11 2013). 118-10 - 118-10.
  • Lei R. Cao*, Praneeth Kandlakunta** "Measure Internal Conversion Electron Spectrum of Gadolinium Neutron Capture Using Neutron Beam." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2013 Annual Meeting. (8 2013). 267-269 - 267-269.
  • Padhraic L. Mulligana**, Jinghui Wang**, and Lei R. Cao* "Developing a Radiation Detector on Freestanding n-GaN." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2013 Annual Meeting. (8 2013). 253-254 - 253-254.

2012

  • Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Padhraic Mulligan**, Danyal Turkoglu** and Lei Cao* "A Neutron Flux Monitor for a Reactor Neutron Beam Facility." JOURNAL: "2012 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference." in 2012 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference. (12 2012). 1 - 1.
  • Walter Powell**, Lei Cao* "Reconsideration of Inherent Neutron Sources in Liquid Fuel of Molten Salt Reactors." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting. (6 2012). ,915-918 - ,915-918.
  • Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Danyal Turkoglu**, Padhraic Mulligan**, Lei Cao* "A Neutron Beam Monitor for a Neutron Depth Profiling Facility." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting. (6 2012). ,324-325 - ,324-325.
  • Jie Qiu**, Evan Katz, Lei R. Cao*, Leonard J. Brillson "The Evaluation of GaN for Neutron Detector with Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2012 Winter Meeting. (11 2012). 357-359 - 357-359.
  • J. Ralston**, P. Kandlakunta**, L. Cao* "Electron Emission Following 157Gd Neutron Capture." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting. (6 2012). 313-315 - 313-315.

2011

  • Padhraic L. Mulligan**, Danyal J. Turkoglu**, Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Lei Cao* "Improving Neutron Depth Profiling at The Ohio State University Using Multiple Detectors." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in Transactions of American Nuclear Society. (6 2011). 227-229 - 227-229.
  • Danyal J. Turkoglu**, Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Padhraic L. Mulligan**, Lei Cao*, JinsuoZhang, Byun Thak Sang, R. Greg Downing "Development of a Neutron Depth Profiling Facility for Characterizing Advanced Reactor Materials." JOURNAL: "Transactions of American Nuclear Society." in Transactions of American Nuclear Society. (6 2011). 202-204 - 202-204.
  • Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Lei Cao* "A Neutron Detector with Gamma Discrimination." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. (1 2011). ,335-336 - ,335-336.
  • Jinghui Wang**, Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Thomas F. Kent, John Carlin, Daniel R. Hoy, Roberto C.Myers, Lei Cao* "A Gadolinium Doped Superlattice GaN Schottky Diode for Neutron Detection." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in The Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (6 2011). ,207-209 - ,207-209.

2010

  • D. Turkoglua**, J. Straha**, P. Kandlakuntab**, L. Cao* "Development of an External Neutron Beam Facility at The Ohio State University." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in The Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (11 2010). 231-232 - 231-232.

2009

  • S. R. Biegalski*, L. Cao, M. Deinert, W. Wilson, D.S. O’Kelly, R. Kapsimalis "Status of the Texas Neutron Imaging Facility." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (11 2009). 235-236 - 235-236.
  • Lei Cao*, Richard Bindel, "The Use of Webcam for Neutron Imaging." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (6 2009). 243-244 - 243-244.

2008

  • L.Cao*, S. Gupta, R. G. Downing "The Analysis of Gamma Irradiated Boron-doped Diamond Films by CNDP using Computerized Data Reduction." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in The Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (6 2008). 423-423 - 423-423.
  • L.Cao*, Steven.Biegalski, Sean O'Kelly "A high resolution neutron radiography device by using micro-channel plate detector." in The 8th World Conference on Neutron Radiography. (1 2008). 525-535 - 525-535.
  • S. M. Cetiner*, K. Ãœnlü, L. R. Cao,R. G. Downing "Cross Electric and Magnetic Field (CEM) Field Spectrometer for Neutron Depth Profiling." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in The Transaction of American Nuclear Society. (6 2008). 420-421 - 420-421.
  • Nalin R. Parikh*, R Parker ,R. Gregory Downing ,Lei Cao "High Dose of Helium Implanted in Nano-Cavity Tungsten to Evaluate Threshold of Surface Blistering due to He Bubble Formation." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (6 2008). 416-417 - 416-417.
  • Paul*, R. L., Cao, L "Characterization of Materials for a Hydrogen- Based Economy by Cold Neutron Prompt Gamma-Ray Activation Analysis." JOURNAL: "MRS Symposium." in Res. Soc. Symp. Proc: the Hydrogen Economy. (3 2008). 100-104 - 100-104.
  • Rick Paul* and Lei Raymond Cao "Characterization of Materials for a Hydrogen-Based Economy by Cold Neutron Prompt Gamma-Ray Activation Analysis." JOURNAL: "MRS Proceedings." in 2008 MRS Spring Meeting. (8 2008). 02-04 - 02-04.
  • L. R. Cao*, J. R. Hattrick-Simpers, H. Oguchi R. Paul, L. Bendersky, R. G. Downing "The Study of Thin Film Metal Hydride with Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (11 2008). 268-269 - 268-269.

2005

  • S. Biegalski*, L.Cao, D.A.Haas, D.S.O’Kelly "Neutron radiography development at the University of Texas at Austin TRIGA Reactor." JOURNAL: "The Transaction of America Nuclear Society." in The Transaction of American Nuclear Society. (11 2005). 880-881 - 880-881.

Patents

  • Lei Cao. "DETECTION DEVICES AND METHODS."