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-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)

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-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-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-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-1406   Nuclear Fusion of Advanced Fuels Using Converging Focused Ion Beams; Brian James Egle, December 2010 [Ph.D. thesis]. (226 pages, 13 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-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-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-1365   Hyperelastic Models for Granular Materials; Paul W. Humrickhouse, January 2009 [Ph.D. thesis]. (161 pages, 3.8 MB)

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

UWFDM-1345   Spectroscopic Diagnosis of a Dense Hydrogen Plasma Source; E. Alderson, August 2008 [Master's thesis]. (111 pages, 2.7 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-1334   A Computational Parameter Study for Three-Dimensional Shock-Bubble Interactions; John Niederhaus, September 2007 [Ph.D. thesis]. (283 pages, 7.7 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-1323   Monte Carlo Isotopic Inventory Analysis for Complex Nuclear Systems; Phiphat Phruksarojanakun, January 2007 [Ph.D. thesis]. (156 pages, 1.8 MB)

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-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-1304   A Lunar Volatiles Miner; Matthew E. Gajda, May 2006 [M.S. thesis]. (112 pages, 2.6 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-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-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-1410   Environmental and Policy Analysis of Renewable Energy Enabling Technologies; Paul L. Denholm, December 2004 [Ph.D. thesis]. (277 pages, 1.8 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-1210   The Production of 13N from Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion; John W. Weidner, June 2003 [M.S. thesis]. (139 pages, 5.6 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-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-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-1098   ALARA: Analytic and Laplacian Adaptive Radioactivity Analysis; Paul P.H. Wilson, April 1999 [Ph.D. thesis]. (131 pages, 1.1 MB)

UWFDM-1093   Net Energy Payback and CO2 Emissions from Helium-3 Fusion and Wind Electrical Power Plants; Scott W. White, December 1998 [Ph.D. thesis]. (182 pages, 7.9 MB)

UWFDM-1095   Trapping and Diffusion of Helium in Lunar Materials; Kimberly R. Harris-Kuhlman, December 1998 [Ph.D. thesis]. (298 pages, 14 MB)

UWFDM-1035   Dynamic Effective Elastic Constants for Perforated Plates with Square or Triangular Penetration Patterns; D.L. Kaap, August 1997 [M.S. thesis]. (104 pages, 6.7 MB)

UWFDM-1049   The Vibration of Perforated Hemispherical Shells; M.A. Sprague, August 1997 [B.S. thesis]. (62 pages, 3.0 MB)

UWFDM-993   Energy Balance and Lifetime Emissions from Fusion, Fission and Coal Generated Electricity; Scott W. White, October 1995 [M.S. thesis]. (96 pages, 4.4 MB)

UWFDM-932   Incorporation of the Simplified Hydrogen Generation Scheme into the One-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model, TEXAS III; John G. Murphy, January 1994 [M.S. thesis]. (223 pages, 8.2 MB)

UWFDM-919   Irradiation Behavior of Bonded Structures; M.H. Hassan, August 1993 [Ph.D. thesis]. (242 pages, 9.0 MB)

UWFDM-921   The Effect of End Conditions on the Axisymmetric Vibrations of Cylindrical Shells; D.P. Adler, August 1993 [M.S. thesis]. (75 pages, 3.0 MB)

UWFDM-855   Computation and Application of Atomic Data for Inertial Confinement Fusion Plasmas; Ping Wang, June 1991 [Ph.D. thesis]. (257 pages, 6.6 MB)

UWFDM-851   Molten-Lithium/Water Interaction Experiments: Explosive Reactions and Reaction Rate Measurements; S.W. Lomperski, May 1991 [Ph.D. thesis]. (191 pages, 7.6 MB)

UWFDM-849   Activation and Safety Analysis for Advanced Fuel Fusion Reactors; H.Y. Khater, March 1991 [Ph.D. thesis]. (129 pages, 3.7 MB)

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