CapeSym

Novel Solutions for Challenging Problems

Selected Publications and Presentations

Click below to see a selected list of publications and presentations by CapeSym. For a more complete list, please Contact Us.
Scintillators

  • "The Impact of Cation, Anion, and Carbon Impurities on SrI2(Eu) Performance (Presentation)", S. Lam, S. E. Swider, A. Datta, and S. Motakef, IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD Conference 2015, San Diego, CA, Nov. 2015.
  • "The Impact of Oxygen and Sulfur Impurities in Alkali-Halide Scintillators", S. E. Swider, S. Lam, A. Datta, K. Becla, and S. Motakef (Presentation), IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD Conference 2015, San Diego, CA, Nov. 2015.
  • "The Influence of Cation Impurities on the Scintillation Performance of SrI2(Eu)", S. Lam, S. E. Swider, A. Datta, and S. Motakef, Submitted to IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. Under review. (2015).
  • "Oxygen Impurities in Metal-Halide Scintillators (Presentation)", S. E. Swider, S. Lam, S. Motakef, ACCGE-20 Conference 2015, Big Sky, MO.
  • "Impact of Ba2+, Ca2+, Fe2+, Mg2+, Na+, and Sn2+ Impurities upon SrI2(Eu) Scintillation Performance (Presentation)", SCINT 2015, Berkeley, CA, Jun. 2015.

  • "Impurity segregation in zone-refined precursors for crystalline halide scintillators", S. Swider, S. Lam, S. Motakef, E. Donohoe, L. Coers, S. Taylor, and S. Spencer, Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Research A, 784, pp. 5-8 (2015).
  • "Microscale luminescence imaging of defects, inhomogeneities, and secondary phases in halide scintllators", S. Lam, S. Swider, J. Fiala, A. Datta, and S. Motakef, Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Research A, 784, pp. 23-28 (2015).
  • "Impurities in Zone-Refined Precursors for Halide Scintillators (Poster)",S. E. Swider, S. Lam, S. Motakef, E. Donohoe, L. Coers and S. Spencer, IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD 2014, Seattle, WA, Nov. 2014.
  • "Fracture Mechanics of Strontium Iodide: Causes and Remedies (Presentation)", S. Motakef, A. Datta, S. Swider, and S. Lam, IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD 2014, Seattle, WA, Nov. 2014.
  • "Composite Structure in High Luminosity CsBa2I5:Eu Scintillators (Presentation)," S. E. Swider, S. Lam, S. Motakef, and J. Fiala, IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD 2014, Seattle, WA, Nov. 2014.
  • "Growth of Crack Free Strontium Iodide Crystals by Impurity Softening (Presentation)", A. Datta, S. Swider, P. Becla, J. Fiala, and S. Motakef, UITI Review Meeting 2014, Walnut Creek, CA, Jun. 2014.
  • "Residual Gas Analysis of Volatile Impurities in Halide Precursors for Scintillator Crystals", S. Swider, S. Motakef, A. Datta, and W. M. Higgins, Proc. SPIE, 8507, pp. 88521P, 2013.
  • Semiconductors

  • "Room Temperature Performance of TlBr Detectors (Presentation)", S. Motakef and S. Datta, IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD Conference 2015, San Diego, CA, Nov. 2015.
  • "Alpha and Gamma Radiation Damage in Thallium Bromide Devices (Poster)", A. Datta, P. Becla, and S. Motakef, IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD Conference 2015, San Diego, CA, Nov. 2015.
  • "Characterization of Processes Contributing to Degradation of Thallium Bromide Devices (Presentation)", A. Datta and S. Motakef, ACCGE-20 Conference 2015, Big Sky, MT, Aug. 2015.
  • "Towards Stable Thallium Bromide Detectors for Long Term Applications (Presentation)", A. Datta, P. Becla, D. Moed, M. Overholt, J. Fiala, and S. Motakef, SPIE Optics Photonics Meeting, Optical Engineering and Applications", San Diego, CA, Aug. 2015.
  • "Cathode Degradation in Thallium Bromide Devices", A. Datta and S. Motakef, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., 62, pp. 1244-1250 (2015).
  • "Characterization of Stress in TlBr Devices", A. Datta and S. Motakef, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., 62, pp. 437-442 (2015).
  • "Visualization of TlBr Ionic Transport Mechanism by the Accelerated Device Degradation Technique", A. Datta, P. Becla, and S. Motakef, Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Research A, 784, pp. 37-43 (2015).
  • "Stress Distribution in TlBr Crystals and Its Effect on Detector Performance (Presentation)," A. Datta, P. Becla, and S. Motakef, IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD Conference 2014, Seattle, WA, Nov. 2014.
  • "Cathode Degradation in TlBr Devices (Presentation)", A. Datta and S. Motakef, IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD Conference 2014, Seattle, WA, Nov. 2014.
  • "Advances in THM Growth of Large Diameter CdZnTe Crytals and Virtual Hemispherical Detectors," S. Motakef, P. Becla, K. Becla, M. Overholt, and J. Fiala, IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD Conference 2014, Seattle, WA, Nov. 2014.
  • "Visualization of TlBr Ionic Transport Mechanism by the Accelerated Device Degradation Technique (Presentation)", A. Datta, P. Becla, and S. Motakef, SORMA XV, Ann Arbor, MI, Jun. 2014.
  • "THM-grown CdZnTe Detectors (Presentation)", A. Datta, P. Becla, K. Becla, M. Overholt, J. Fiala, S. Swider, W. Higgins, and S. Motakef," SPIE Optics and Photonics Meeting, Optical Engineering and Applications Conference 2013, San Diego, CA Aug. 2013.
  • SYMMIC & Simulations

  • "Thermal Considerations in Low Cost T/R Module Design", J. Fiala, M. R. Overholt, and S. Motakef, 35th Annual GOMACTech Conference< Mar 22-25, 2010, Reno, NV.