- Maintaining a library of nuclear reaction data (cross sections and descriptions of outgoing products) for use in computer simulations. Modernizing the infrastructure for handling and updating nuclear data.
- Working with the Nuclear Security Physics group to improve detection algorithms and reduce false alarm rates when screening for special nuclear material.
Selected (Recent) Publications
C.M. Mattoon, "Covariances in the Generalized Nuclear Data (GND) Structure",
A. Czeszumska et al., "Determining the Np-239(n,f) cross section using the surrogate ratio method",
C.M. Mattoon, B.R. Beck, N.R. Patel, N.C. Summers, G.W. Hedstrom, D.A. Brown, “Generalized Nuclear Data: A New Structure (with Supporting Infrastructure) for Handling Nuclear Data”,