FTI Publications - Theses

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The following theses have been published as UWFDMs. Over 163 Ph.D. candidates have been involved with the Fusion Technology Institute since its inception in 1971.


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UWFDM-1098   ALARA: Analytic and Laplacian Adaptive Radioactivity Analysis; Paul P.H. Wilson, April 1999 [Ph.D. thesis]. (131 pages, 1.1 MB)

UWFDM-1117   Neutral Particle Integral Transport in Inertial Confinement Fusion Systems Using Time Dependent Integral Transport Methods; K.R. Olson, December 1999 [Ph.D. thesis]. (268 pages, 2.8 MB)

UWFDM-1164   High Performance Computation and Database of Radiative Properties with an Interface for ICF Applications; Jiankui Yuan, December 2001 [Ph.D. thesis]. (189 pages, 7.9 MB)

UWFDM-1181   Life-Cycle Assessment of Electricity Generation Systems and Applications for Climate Change Policy Analysis; Paul J. Meier, August 2002 [Ph.D. thesis]. (161 pages, 1.8 MB)

UWFDM-1210   The Production of 13N from Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion; John W. Weidner, June 2003 [M.S. thesis]. (139 pages, 5.6 MB)

UWFDM-1226   The Fusion of Advanced Fuels to Produce Medical Isotopes Using Inertial Electrostatic Confinement; B.B. Cipiti, May 2004 [Ph.D. thesis]. (182 pages, 10.0 MB)

UWFDM-1260   Mechanical and Microstructural Changes in Heavy Ion Irradiated Metals; David Hewson Plantz, December 1990 [Ph.D. thesis]. (185 pages, 15 MB)

UWFDM-1267   Diagnostic Study of Steady State Advanced Fuel (D-D and D-3He) Fusion in an IEC Device; Krupakar Murali Subramanian, December 2004 [Ph.D. thesis]. (258 pages, 8.5 MB)

UWFDM-1278   The Detection of Explosives Using an Inertial Electrostatic Confinement D-D Fusion Device; Alex L. Wehmeyer, May 2005 [Master's thesis]. (113 pages, 4.1 MB)

UWFDM-1289   Development and Use of Tools for Modularization of Activation Programs; Milad Fatenejad, December 2005 [Honors in Research thesis]. (48 pages, 880 kB)

UWFDM-1303   Performance of a Low-Pressure, Helicon Driven IEC 3He Fusion Device; Gregory R. Piefer, December 2006 [Ph.D. thesis]. (176 pages, 3.6 MB)

UWFDM-1304   A Lunar Volatiles Miner; Matthew E. Gajda, May 2006 [M.S. thesis]. (112 pages, 2.6 MB)

UWFDM-1323   Monte Carlo Isotopic Inventory Analysis for Complex Nuclear Systems; Phiphat Phruksarojanakun, January 2007 [Ph.D. thesis]. (156 pages, 1.8 MB)

UWFDM-1325   Detection of Highly Enriched Uranium and Tungsten Surface Damage Studies Using a Pulsed Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion Device; Ross F. Radel, May 2007 [Ph.D. thesis]. (203 pages, 19 MB)

UWFDM-1334   A Computational Parameter Study for Three-Dimensional Shock-Bubble Interactions; John Niederhaus, September 2007 [Ph.D. thesis]. (283 pages, 7.7 MB)

UWFDM-1337   Experimental Investigation of the Shock-Induced Distortion of a Spherical Gas Inhomogeneity; Devesh Ranjan, December 2007 [Ph.D. thesis]. (193 pages, 13 MB)

UWFDM-1345   Spectroscopic Diagnosis of a Dense Hydrogen Plasma Source; E. Alderson, August 2008 [Master's thesis]. (111 pages, 2.7 MB)

UWFDM-1353   CAD Based Monte Carlo Method: Algorithms for Geometric Evaluation in Support of Monte Carlo Radiation Transport Calculation; Mengkuo Wang, August 2006 [Ph.D. thesis]. (151 pages, 2.1 MB)

UWFDM-1365   Hyperelastic Models for Granular Materials; Paul W. Humrickhouse, January 2009 [Ph.D. thesis]. (161 pages, 3.8 MB)

UWFDM-1366   Novel Diagnostic Approaches to Characterizing the Performance of the Wisconsin Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Plasma; David R. Boris, July 2009 [Ph.D. thesis]. (221 pages, 6.5 MB)

UWFDM-1377   Effects of Helium Ion Implantation on the Surface Morphology of Tungsten at High Temperature for the First Wall Armor and Divertor Plates of Fusion Reactors; Samuel J. Zenobia, June 2010 [Ph.D. thesis]. (238 pages, 38 MB)

UWFDM-1379   Experimental Parameter Study of the Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability; Bradley J. Motl, December 2008 [Ph.D. thesis]. (152 pages, 27 MB)

UWFDM-1381   One-Dimensional, Time-Dependent, Integral Neutron Transport for Inertial Confinement Fusion; Carol S. Aplin, June 2010 [Ph.D. thesis]. (218 pages, 2.9 MB)

UWFDM-1391   Robust Tracking and Advanced Geometry for Monte Carlo Radiation Transport; Brandon M. Smith, March 2011 [Ph.D. thesis]. (147 pages, 6.2 MB)

UWFDM-1392   Spatial Profiling Using a Time of Flight Diagnostic and Applications of Deuterium-Deuterium Fusion in Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion Devices; David C. Donovan, May 2011 [Ph.D. thesis]. (337 pages, 8.9 MB)

UWFDM-101   Cavity Formation in Aluminum Irradiated with Aluminum Ions; Mark Lauren Sundquist, December 1974 [Ph.D. thesis]. (72 pages, 2.9 MB)

UWFDM-154   A Dynamic Rate Theory for the Response of Metals During Steady State and Pulsed Irradiation; Nasr M. Ghoniem, September 1977 [Ph.D. thesis]. (353 pages, 12 MB)

UWFDM-182   Heavy-Ion Induced Void and Loop Formation in High Purity Vanadium; William John Weber, December 1977 [Ph.D. thesis]. (222 pages, 33 MB)

UWFDM-238   A General Model for the Analysis of the Transient Radiation Damage Environment from Pulsed Thermonuclear Radiation; Thomas O. Hunter, July 1978 [Ph.D. thesis]. (346 pages, 9.5 MB)

UWFDM-255   Protection of CTR First Structural Walls by Neutron Spectrum Shifting; Halil Ibrahim Avci, July 1978 [Ph.D. thesis]. (322 pages, 9.4 MB)

UWFDM-275   Depth Dependent Damage in Heavy-Ion Irradiated Nickel; John Barry Whitley, August 1978 [Ph.D. thesis]. (226 pages, 26 MB)

UWFDM-280   The Effect of Nickel and Nitrogen on Void Formation in Vanadium; Randy George Lott, July 1979 [Ph.D. thesis]. (196 pages, 13 MB)

UWFDM-332   Radiation Effects in Molybdenum and Molybdenum-Zirconium Alloy; Kang-Yih Liou, December 1979 [Ph.D. thesis]. (205 pages, 7.5 MB)

UWFDM-563   The Effects of Implanted Hydrogen and Helium on Cavity Formation in Self-Ion Irrdiated Nickel; Daniel Bernard Bullen, May 1984 [Ph.D. thesis]. (216 pages, 21 MB)

UWFDM-569   Radiation Damage from Heavy Ion Bombardment in High Purity Aluminum; Stephen Keith McLaurin, December 1984 [Ph.D. thesis]. (203 pages, 7.8 MB)

UWFDM-1406   Nuclear Fusion of Advanced Fuels Using Converging Focused Ion Beams; Brian James Egle, December 2010 [Ph.D. thesis]. (226 pages, 13 MB)

UWFDM-1410   Environmental and Policy Analysis of Renewable Energy Enabling Technologies; Paul L. Denholm, December 2004 [Ph.D. thesis]. (277 pages, 1.8 MB)

UWFDM-1412   Monte Carlo Adjoint Transport and Adjoint Activation for Biological Dose Calculations and Pathway Analysis; Amir Ebrahim Jaber, May 2012 [M.S. thesis]. (128 pages, 2.3 MB)

UWFDM-1415   Experimental and Theoretical Characterization of Negative Deuterium Ion Distributions in a Gridded Inertial-Electrostatic Confinement Device; Eric C. Alderson, August 2012 [Ph.D. thesis]. (223 pages, 7.1 MB)

UWFDM-1420   Developments in 3-D Nuclear Analysis: Model Visualization and Robust Activation Analysis; Lucas Mynsberge, January 2014 [M.S. thesis]. (114 pages, 2.4 MB)

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