Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Sean Gates

Postdoctoral Appointment
Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University
2013
M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
Caltech
2016
B.S. Structural Engineering
University of California at San Diego
2004

Research Interests

Development of resonance ionization mass spectrometry for nuclear forensics; NanoSIMS and Raman spectroscopic analysis of nuclear material; NanoSIMS analysis of viral particles


Selected (Recent) Publications

McCartt A.D., Gates S.D., Lappas P., Jeffries J.B., Hanson R.K. (2012) In situ optical measurements of bacterial endospore breakdown in a shock tube. Appl Phys B, 106, 769-774.

McCartt A.D., Gates S.D., Jeffries J.B., Hanson R.K., Joubert L.M., Buhr T.L. (2011) Response of Bacillus thuringiensis Al Hakam endospores to gas dynamic heating in a shock tube. Z Phys Chem, 225, 1367-1377.

Gates S.D., McCartt A.D., Jeffries J.B., Hanson R.K., Hokama L.A., Mortelmans K.E. (2011) Extension of Bacillus endospore gas dynamic heating studies to multiple species and test conditions. J Appl Microbiol, 111, 925-931.

Gates S.D., McCartt A.D., Lappas P., Jeffries J.B., Hanson R.K., Hokama L.A., Mortelmans K.E. (2010) Bacillus endospore resistance to gas dynamic heating. J Appl Microbiol, 109, 1591-1598.


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