University of Oregon
Department of Physics
Accelerator Laboratory
Eugene, Oregon 97403-1274
tel: (541) 346-4783

Applied Nuclear Physics

At the moment research is concentrated in two areas. We are studying fast neutron transmission spectroscopy as a technique for detecting explosives hidden in airline luggage. We are using an MeV ion microprobe to study metal rich biological specimens through STIM and PIXE imaging.

STIM image, tomographic sinogram, and reconstruction of a transverse section of the head of Drosophila melanogaster

Accelerator Facility

Current Research Activities
Accelerator Staff Representative Publications