Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Andrew Mabe

Postdoctoral Appointment
Materials Science Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Polymer Chemistry
University of Tennessee
2013
B.S. Chemistry
University of Tennessee
2010

Research Interests

My principal research interest involves developing multicomponent polymer scintillation materials for neutron detection. I also have a strong interest in lithium chemistry and photophysics of organic materials.

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate in Grant Writing and Proposal Development (UTK)
  • First Year Graduate Achievement Award (UTK)
  • Golden Key Honor Society Volunteer Achievement Award (UTK)
  • Top Collegiate Scholar in the Department of Chemistry (UTK)
  • D.A. Shirley Award in Organic Chemistry (UTK)
  • Melaven-Rhenium Scholarship (UTK)

Selected (Recent) Publications

John D. Auxier II, Andrew N. Mabe, Stephen A. Young, Jerrad P. Auxier, Laurence F. Miller, and George K. Schweitzer, Synthesis and Irradiation Characterization of Ce3+ Doped Amorphous Lithium Tetraborate, Journal of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, 2014, In Press.

Andrew N. Mabe, Matthew J. Urffer, Dayakar Penumadu, George K. Schweitzer, Laurence F. Miller, Transparent Lithium-6 Based Polymer Scintillation Films Containing a Polymerizable Fluor for Neutron Detection, Radiation Measurements, 2014, 66C, 5-11.

Laurence F. Miller, Matthew J. Urffer, Andrew N. Mabe, Rohit Uppal, Dayakar Penumadu, and George Schweitzer, Secondary Electron Energy Deposition in Thin Polymeric Films for Neutron-Photon Discrimination, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 2014, 61(3), 1.

Andrew N. Mabe, John D. Auxier II, Matthew J. Urffer, Stephen A. Young, Dayakar Penumadu, George K. Schweitzer, and Laurence F. Miller, Thin Film Polymer Composite Scintillators for Thermal Neutron Detection. Journal of Composites, 2013, Vol. 2013, Article ID: 539060, 8 pages, doi: 10.155/2013/539060.

Andrew N. Mabe, John D. Auxier II, Matthew J. Urffer, Dayakar Penumadu, George K. Schweitzer, and Laurence F. Miller, Transparent Lithiated Polymer Films for Thermal Neutron Detection. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 2013, 722, 29-33.

Indraneel Sen, Rohit Uppal, Matthew Urffer, Dayakar Penumadu, Larry Miller, Stephen Young, Andrew Mabe, Polyester Composite Thermal Neutron Scintillation Films. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 2012, 59(4), 1781-1786.

I. Sen, D. Penumadu, M. Williamson, L.F. Miller, A.D. Green, A. N. Mabe; Thermal Neutron Scintillator Detectors Based on Poly(2-Vinylnaphthalene) Composite Films. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 2011, 58(3), 1386-1393.


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