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-645   Void Nucleation and Phase Stability in Heavy Ion Irradiated Materials; D.L. Plumton, August 1985 [Ph.D. thesis]. (304 pages, 26 MB)

UWFDM-785   Vibration and Stability of Vertical Tubes Conveying Fluid Subjected to Planar Excitation; R.L. Engelstad, May 1988 [Ph.D. thesis]. (202 pages, 5.4 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-465   Thermal Effects and Erosion Rates Resulting from Intense Deposition of Energy in Fusion Reactor First Walls; Ahmed M. Hassanein, March 1982 [Ph.D. thesis]. (335 pages, 8.9 MB)

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

UWFDM-674   The Thermal Response of Structural Materials to Intense Energy Deposition; Dennis Croessmann, February 1986 [Ph.D. thesis]. (232 pages, 18 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-356   The Impact of Plasma Wall Interactions on the Burn Dynamics of Tokamak Reactors; M.R. Gordinier, May 1980 [Ph.D. thesis]. (205 pages, 5.4 MB)

UWFDM-460   The Impact of Inelastic Deformation, Radiation Effects, and Fatigue Damage on Fusion Reactor First Wall Lifetime; Robert David Watson, December 1981 [Ph.D thesis]. (369 pages, 10.0 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-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-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-420   The Effect of Microstructure on the Spatial Distribution of the Damage Produced by Ions in Solids; Hosny M. Attaya, May 1981 [Ph.D. thesis]. (213 pages, 6.0 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-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-650   The Adiabatic Theory of the Linear Hose Instability of a Relativistic Electron Beam Propagating in Resistive Plasma; K.J. O'Brien, September 1985 [Ph.D. thesis]. (256 pages, 8.0 MB)

UWFDM-1345   Spectroscopic Diagnosis of a Dense Hydrogen Plasma Source; E. Alderson, August 2008 [Master's thesis]. (111 pages, 2.7 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-418   Radiation Induced Order-Disorder Transformation; R.H. Zee, May 1981 [Ph.D. thesis]. (220 pages, 7.9 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-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-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-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-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-353   Numerical Simulations of ICRF Heated Tokamak Plasmas; D.T. Blackfield, May 1980 [Ph.D. thesis]. (258 pages, 7.1 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-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-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-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-1323   Monte Carlo Isotopic Inventory Analysis for Complex Nuclear Systems; Phiphat Phruksarojanakun, January 2007 [Ph.D. thesis]. (156 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-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-783   Microstructure of Ion Irradiated Nickel and Nickel-Copper Alloys; Lu-Min Wang, December 1988 [Ph.D. thesis]. (196 pages, 25 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-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-364   Kinetics of the Degradation of Type 316 Stainless Steel by Liquid Lithium - Appendices; D.G. Bauer, June 1980. (451 pages, 19 MB)

UWFDM-363   Kinetics of the Degradation of Type 316 Stainless Steel by Liquid Lithium; D.G. Bauer, June 1980 [Ph.D. thesis]. (205 pages, 6.9 MB)

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

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