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Lei Cao

  • Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • 201 W 19th Ave
    E402
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-247-8701

Honors

  • 20160401

    Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award.

  • 20140401

    Lumley Research Award.

  • 20110501-20130501

    Young Investigator Award.

  • 20120601

    Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award.

  • 20020501-20021001

    IAEA Fellowship Award.

  • 19980501

    Chinese National Level Award for Science and Technology Progress.

Journal Articles

2017

  • Tan, C.T., 2017, "Ex-situ and in-situ observations of the effects of gamma radiation on lithium ion battery performance." Journal of Power Sources 357, 19-25 - 19-25.
  • Qiang Xu**, Haotong Wei, Wei Wei, William Chuirazzi**, Dylan DeSantis**, Jinsong Huang, Lei Cao*, 2017, "Detection of charged particles with a methylammonium lead tribromide perovskite single crystal." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A 848, no. 11, 106-108 - 106-108.

2016

  • Haotong Wei, Yanjun Fang, Padhraic Mulligan**, William Chuirazzi**, Hong-Hua Fang, Congcong Wang, Benjamin R. Ecker, Yongli Gao, Maria Antonietta Loi, Lei Cao*, Jinsong Huang*, 2016, "Sensitive X-ray detectors made of methylammonium lead tribromide perovskite single crystals." Nature Photonics 10, 333–339 - 333–339.
  • Danny X. Liu, Lei R. Cao, and Anne C. Co, 2016, "Demonstrating the Feasibility of Al as Anode Current Collector in Li-Ion Batteries via In Situ Neutron Depth Profiling." Chemistry of Materials 28, no. 2, 556-563 - 556-563.
  • Chuting Tan**, Daniel J. Lyons, Ke Pan, Kwan Yee Leung, William C. Chuirazzi**, Marcello Canova, Anne C. Co, Lei R. Cao*, 2016, "Radiation effects on the electrode and electrolyte of a lithium-ion battery." Journal of Power Sources 318, 242–250 - 242–250.

2015

  • Chuting Tan**, Robinson James, Bin Dong, M. Sky Driver, Jeffry A. Kelber, Greg Downing, Lei R. Cao*, 2015, "Characterization of a boron carbide-based polymer neutron sensor." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: 803, 82-88 - 82-88.
  • Adib Samin**, Lei Cao*, 2015, "Monte Carlo study of radiation-induced demagnetization using the two-dimensional Ising model." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 360, 111–117 - 111–117.
  • Qingfeng Dong, Yanjun Fang, Yuchuan Shao, Pahraic Mulligan**, Jie Qiu**, Lei Cao, and Jinsong Huang*, 2015, Electron-hole diffusion lengths >175 μm in solution grown CH3NH3PbI3 single crystals. Science 347, no. 6225, 967-970 - 967-970.
  • Tan, C.; James, R.; Dong, B.; Driver, M.S. et al., 2015, "Characterization of a boron carbide-based polymer neutron sensor." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 803, 82-88 - 82-88.
  • Chuting Tan**, Kwan Yee Leung, Danny X Liu, Marcello Canova, R Gregory Downing, Lei R Cao*, 2015, "Gamma radiation effects on Li-ion battery electrolyte in neutron depth profiling for lithium quantification." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 1, 1-6 - 1-6.
  • Shimeng Li, Yuan Zheng, J. Qiu**, and Lei Cao*, 2015, "Performance degradation estimation of robot in highly radioactive environment." International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation 5, no. 2-3, 69-79 - 69-79.

2014

2013

  • J. Qiu**, L. Cao*, P. Mulligan**, D. Turkoglu**, S. Nagpure, M. Canova, A. Co, 2013, "The Potential of Using Li-ion Batteries for Radiation Detection." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 60, no. 2, 662-667 - 662-667.
  • D. Turkoglu**, L. Cao*, R. Lewandowski**, 2013, "A low-cost neutron radiography device." Physics Procedia 43, 54-65 - 54-65.
  • Jie Qiu**, Evan Katz, Chung-Han Lin, Lei Cao*, Leonard J. Brillson, 2013, "The Effect of Neutron Irradiation on Semi-insulating GaN." Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 168, 1-9 - 1-9.
  • Joseph W. Talnagi*, Samuel E. Glover, Henry Spitz and Lei Cao, 2013, "Fabrication and characterization of an irradiation facility for large-sample geometry." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 292, no. 1, 83-88 - 83-88.

2011

2010

2009

  • Gupta*, S., Muralikiran, M., Farmer J., Cao, L.R., Downing, R.G., 2009, "The effect of boron doping and gamma irradiation on the structure and properties of microwave chemical vapor deposited boron-doped diamond films." Journal of Materials Research 24, no. 4, 1498-1512 - 1498-1512.

2007

  • Cao*,Raymond,Lei; Biegalski,Steven,R, 2007, "The measurement of the presampled MTF of a high spatial resolution neutron imaging system." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: 582, no. 2, 621-628 - 621-628.
  • R.L.Cao, S.R.Steven, 2007, "The measurement of the presampled MTF of a high spatial resolution neutron imaging system." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A 582, no. 2, 621-628 - 621-628.

2004

  • L.Cao, S.Landsberger, S.Basunia, Yu Tao, 2004, "Study of PM2.5 using neutron activation analysis and source appointment." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 1, no. 261, 87-94 - 87-94.
  • Lei,Cao*; Landsberger,S; Basunia,S; Tao,Y, 2004, "Study of PM2.5 in Beijing suburban site by neutron activation analysis and source apportionment." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 261, no. 1, 87-94 - 87-94.

2003

  • Tian,W,Z; Ni,B,F; Cao,L; Zhang,Y,M; Wang,P,S, 2003, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. II. Parametric INAA - an ideal back-up for INAA as a primary ratio method of measurement (vol 7, pg 50, 2002)." ACCREDITATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE 8, no. 7-8, 388-388 - 388-388.
  • Tian,W,Z; Ni,B,F; Wang,P,S; Cao,L; Zhang,Y,M, 2003, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. IB. Inherent characteristics of relative INAA as a primary ratio method of measurement (vol 7, pg 7, 2002)." ACCREDITATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE 8, no. 7-8, 388-388 - 388-388.
  • Tian,W,Z; Ni,B,F; Wang,P,S; Cao,L; Zhang,Y,M, 2003, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. IA. Inherent characteristics of relative INAA as a primary ratio method of measurement (vol 6, pg 488, 2001)." ACCREDITATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE 8, no. 7-8, 388-388 - 388-388.
  • L.Cao*, Ling Qiu,Guo Lanying,Gong Xueyu, 2003, "The Efficiency Calibration for Marinelli Beaker with Gaseous Beta+ Radionuclide produced by PET Cyclotron." Nuclear Electronics & Detection Technology 6, no. 23, 67-82 - 67-82.

2002

  • W.Tian*, B. Ni, P. Wang, L.Cao, Y.Zhang, 2002, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. IB. Inherent characteristicsof relative INAA as a primary ratio methodof measurement." Accreditation and Quality Assurance 7, no. 1, 7-12 - 7-12.
  • Wang Jiang-xue**, Guo lan-ying, jin Li-yun, Cao Lei, 2002, "Research of the Technology of TXRF Analysis in Airborne Particular Matter." Journal of Nanhua University 18, no. 1, 100-106 - 100-106.
  • Cao, L; Tian*, WZ; Ni, BF, 2002, "Preliminary study of airborne particulate matter in a Beijing sampling station using instrumental neutron activation analysis." Atmospheric Environment 12, no. 36, 1951-1956 - 1951-1956.
  • Tian* WZ, Ni BF, Cao L, Zhang YM, Wang PS, 2002, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. II. Parametric INAA - an ideal back-up for INAA as a primary ratio method of measurement." Accreditation and Quality Assurance 8, no. 7, 50-54 - 50-54.
  • Cao* L, Tian W, Ni B, Wang P, Zhang Y., 2002, "Radiochemical neutron-activation analysis of uncertified ultra-trace rare earth elements in two biological certified reference materials." Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2, no. 372, 397-400 - 397-400.
  • Tian*, WZ, Ni, BF, Zhang YM, Cao L, Wang PS, 2002, "Metrological role of neutron activation analysis. III. Role of INAA in sampling behavior characterization." Accreditation and Quality Assurance 7, no. 3, 101-105 - 101-105.
  • Yu Tao*, Luo Zhang-lin,Gong Xue-yu, Cao Lei, 2002, "PC based Simulation of the centrality Parameter Modeling for PWR Nuclear Power Plant Reactor Core." Nuclear Power Engineering 23, no. 4, 100-105 - 100-105.

2001

  • Zhang Yangmei; Ni Bangfa; Wang Pingsheng; Tian Weizhi; Cao Lei, 2001, "Study on bioavailability of zinc for children's diet by using activable isotopic tracer 70Zn and neutron activation analysis techniques." Atomic Energy Science and Technology; 35, 416-421 - 416-421.
  • Cao Lei*, Ni Bang Fa , Tian Wei Zhi, Wang Ping Sheng, Zhag Yang Mei, 2001, "Certification Study of Rare Earth Elements in Two Chinese CRMs Wheat and Hair by NAA." Atomic Energy Science and Technology 10, 105 - 105.
  • W. Tian*, B. Ni, P. Wang, L. Cao, Y. Zhang, 2001, "Metrological role of neutron activationanalysis. IA. Inherent characteristicsof relative INAA as a primary ratio methodof measurement." Accreditation and Quality Assurance 6, no. 12, 488-492 - 488-492.
  • Y. Tao*; XP Qiu; L. Cao, 2001, "Dynamic Simulation of Reactor Core Control System Using SIMULINK." Journal of University of South China 4, 15 - 15.

Unknown

  • Lei Wang, Josh Jarrell, Sha Xue, and Lei R. Cao., "Neutron Dosimetry Realized by Intrinsic Neutron Sensitivity of SiC." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
  • Danyal Turkoglu, Radoslaw Lewandowski, Lei Cao, "A Low-cost Neutron Radiography Device and the Discussion of MTF and DQE." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
  • Richard Shawger, William Chuirazzi, Nerine Sherepy, Lei Cao, "Evaluation of fast neutron imaging scintillators." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
  • Adib Samin**, Travis Ciccarello**, Lei R. Cao*, "Novel Methodology for Solving the One-Dimensional Monoenergetic Neutron Transport Equation in Homogeneous Semi-Infinite Medium." Transport Theory and Statistical Physics
  • Jinghui Wang**, L. Cao*, "A Review on the Use of GaN for High Intensity Ionizing Radiation Detection." Journal of Materials Research
  • Shimeng Li, Hongfei Wang, Lei Cao, Yuan Zheng, "Radiation Effect to the Performance of Robot Manipulator." Int. J. Mechatronics and Automation
  • P. L. Mulligan, L. R. Cao, D. Turkoglu, "A New Neutron Depth Profiling Device With Multi-detector and Digital Data Acquisition System." Review of Scientific Instruments

Presentations

  • "The Development of a Nuclear-based Technology for Li-ion Battery Study: The Neutron Depth Profiling." 2010, Presented at NASA-University Energy Storage Workshop,
  • "The Use of External Neutron Beam for Characterization and Testing of Materials for Nuclear Reactors." 2011, Presented at Colloquium at Advanced Testing Rector (ATR) Facility at Idaho National Laboratory,
  • "The Potential Application of Gallium Nitride Neutron Sensor for Special Nuclear Materials Detection." 2011, Presented at 13th International Conference on Modern Trends in Activation Analysis,
  • "A New Neutron Depth Profiling System Using Multiple Detectors and Digital Spectroscopy." 2012, Presented at Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry (MARC - VI),
  • "The Potential of Using Lithium-Ion Batteries for Neutron Detection." 2012, Presented at 2012 IEEE Symposium on Radiation Measurements and Applications,
  • "A Neutron Beam Monitor for a Neutron Depth Profiling Facility." 2012, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting,
  • "Neutron Detection with Gallium Nitride Using Gadolinium as a Convertor." 2012, Presented at Invited seminar at the University of South Carolina,
  • "Development of an External Neutron Beam Facility at The Ohio State University." 2010, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2010 Winter Meeting,
  • "Improving Neutron Depth Profiling at The Ohio State University Using Multiple Detectors." 2011, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2011 Summer Meeting,
  • "Development of a Neutron Depth Profiling Facility for Characterizing Advanced Reactor Materials." 2011, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2011 Summer Meeting,
  • "A Neutron Flux Monitor with Gamma Discrimination for Reactor Neutron Beam Facility." 2012, Presented at IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium 2012,
  • Neutron Detection and Its Applications in Reactor Safety. 2011, Presented at Invited Seminar at Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (SINAP),
  • Neutron Detection and Its Applications in I & C and Reactor Safety. 2011, Presented at Invited Seminar at China Institute of Atomic Energy,
  • "Neutron Detection with Gallium Nitride and Its Applications in Reactor Safety." 2011, Presented at Invited Seminar at University of Florida,
  • "Fukushima Nuclear Accident and Radiation with its Heath Effects." 2011, Presented at Keynote Speak at Fuzhou University,
  • "Collimated Neutron Beam, Neutron-based Analytical Techniques, and Neutron Detection Research at The Ohio State University." 2012, Presented at Invited Seminar at Air Force Institute of Technology,
  • "Further Development on Neutron Radiography System in the TRIGA Reactor at The University of Texas at Austin." 2006, Presented at Test, Research and Training Reactor Conference,
  • "A high spatial resolution neutron radiography system and its performance evaluation." 2006, Presented at 8th World Conference in Neutron Radiography,
  • "A high Spatial Resolution Neutron Radiography System by Using Micro-channel Plate Neutron Detector and CCD camera." 2006, Presented at Neutron Imaging workshop 2006,
  • "The Analysis of Gamma Irradiated Boron-doped Diamond Films by CNDP using Computerized Data Reduction." 2008, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting,
  • "A Gadolinium Doped Superlattice GaN Schottky Diode for Neutron Detection." 2011, Presented at 2011 American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting,
  • "Gallium Nitride Neutron Detector, Collimated Neutron Beam and Their Applications." 2012, Presented at Colloquium at East Carolina University,
  • "Electron Emission Following 157Gd Neutron Capture." 2012, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting,
  • "Sensor and sensor materials for extreme environment." 2016, Presented at Workshop on Radiation Tolerant Amorphous Ceramics,
  • "Development of an Alpha Detector on Freestanding n-GaN." 2013, Presented at 2013 Chemical Biology Radiation Nuclear Symposium,
  • "Developing a Radiation Detector on Freestanding n-GaN." 2013, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2013 Annual Meeting,
  • On the Radiation Sensitivity and Failure Mechanism of Critical RadiationHardened Robotic Components. 2013, Presented at 2013 DTRA Basic Research Technical Review (BRTR) Meeting,
  • Gadolinium Based GaN for Neutron Detection with Gamma Discrimination. 2013, Presented at 2013 DTRA Basic Research Technical Review (BRTR) Meeting,
  • Development of Radiation Sensor on Gallium Nitride. 2013, Presented at The third annual EITA Young Investigator Conference (EITA-YIC 2013),
  • Gadolinium Based GaN for Neutron Detection with Gamma Discrimination. 2012, Presented at 2012 DTRA Basic Research Technical Review (BRTR) Meeting,
  • "Accident Tolerant Sensor and Present GaN development at OSU." 2013, Presented at Invited Seminar at Harbin Engineering University,
  • "Gallium Nitride Neutron Detector and Its Evaluation with a Collimated Neutron Beam." 2014, Presented at Invited Seminar at Lanzhou University,
  • "The Development of a GaN Sensor for Neutron Detection." 2014, Presented at 2014 IEEE/MIC,
  • "Imaging and Quantifying Lithium in a “living” Li-ion Battery with Neutrons." 2014, Presented at Argonnel National Lab Chemical Sciences and Engineering (CSE) Division Colloquium,
  • "Nuclear Instrumentation on In situ Measurement of Li Transportation in Li-ion Battery." 2014, Presented at 2014 symposium on radiation measurements and applications,
  • "The Development of a GaN Sensor for Neutron Detection." 2014, Presented at Georgia Tech,
  • On the Radiation Sensitivity and Failure Mechanism of Critical RadiationHardened Robotic Components. 2015, Presented at 2015 DTRA Basic Research Technical Review (BRTR) Meeting,
  • "On the Radiation Sensitivity and Failure Mechanism of Critical Radiation-Hardened Robotic Components." 2015, Presented at Invited talk at UT-Austin,
  • "Characterizing Lithium in a “livingâ€� Li-ion Battery with Neutrons." 2015, Presented at MRS Spring 2015,
  • "Boron Carbide based Polymers for Neutron Depth Profiling." 2015, Presented at International Conference on Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry (MARC IX),
  • "A Sensor Composed of CdTe Nanoparticles for X- and γ-ray Detection." 2015, Presented at International Conference on Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry (MARC IX),
  • "Development of a wide-band semiconductor for neutron detection in harsh environment." 2015, Presented at Invited talk at China Institute of Radiation Protection,
  • "Measure Internal Conversion Electron Spectrum of Gadolinium Neutron Capture Using Neutron Beam." 2013, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2013 Annual Meeting,
  • "Neutron Irradiation Effects on N-type and Semi-insulating GaN." 2012, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2012 Winter Meeting,
  • "A Neutron Detector with Gamma Discrimination." 2011, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2011 Winter Meeting,
  • "Reconsideration of Inherent Neutron Sources in Liquid Fuel of Molten Salt Reactors." 2012, Presented at American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting,
  • "Neutron Radiography Development at The University of Texas at Austin TRIGA Reactor." 2005, Presented at American Nuclear Society Winter Conference,
  • "The Study of Thin Film Metal Hydride with Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis." 2008, Presented at American Nuclear Society Winter Conference,
  • "A Labview Based Spectrum Analysis Program for Neutron Depth Profiling." 2008, Presented at The world Conference of Graphic Design,
  • "Study of Helium Retention in Nano-cavity Tungsten as First wall in Fusion Chamber Using Neutron Depth Profiling." 2009, Presented at 16th Sigma Xi at National Institute of Standards and Technology,
  • "Detection of Actinides with Gallium Nitride Alpha Particle Detector." 2016, Presented at 1st International Conference on Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry,
  • "On the Radiation Sensitivity and Failure Mechanism of Critical RadiationHardened Robotic Components." 2016, Presented at 2016 DTRA Basic Research Technical Review (BRTR) Meeting,
  • "Monitoring of Actinide Concentrations in Molten LiCl-KCl Salt using Alpha Spectroscopy." 2016, Presented at DOE MPAC Review Meeting,
  • "Development of Wide Bandgap Alpha Detector for SNM monitoring in Pyroprocessing." 2017, Presented at Seminar at Virginia Commonwealth University,
  • "Development of SiC and GaN Detector for actinides detection in a high temperature environment." 2017, Presented at Seminar at University of New Mexico,
  • "Project review Monitoring Actinide Concentrations in Molten Salt using Alpha Spectroscopy." 2017, Presented at DOE MPACT Review Meeting,
  • "Neutron Dosimetry Realized by Intrinsic Neutron Sensitivity of SiC Schottky Devices." 2017, Presented at 16th International Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry,

Papers in Proceedings

2017

  • William Chuirazzi, Richard Shawger, Lei Cao "Water Scintillation under Electron Beam Exposure." in American Nuclear Society 2017 Annual Meeting. (6 2017).
  • Joshua Jarrell, Eric Moore, Thomas Blue, and Lei Cao "Elevated Temperature Alpha Spectroscopy with Nickel-Platinum 4H-SiC Schottky Diodes." in American Nuclear Society 2017 Annual Meeting. (6 2017).

2016

  • Z. Xia, V.P. Derenchuk, D. Hardtmayer, L. Cao, H. Chen, R. Moore, Z. Nevitt,J. Volk "Comparison of the MCNP6 and FLUKA Codes in Shielding Calculation at ProNova Proton Therapy Facility." in American Nuclear Society 2016 Winter Meeting. (11 2016).
  • Danny X. Liu, Anne C. Co, Daniel Joseph Lyons and Lei Raymond Cao "In Situ Characterization of Li Transport with Neutrons." in 2016 ECS meeting. (6 2016).
  • Milan Stika, Max Chaiken, Joshua Jarrell, Thomas Blue, Lei R. Cao, Michael Simpson "Electrodeposition of Actinides on a Semiconductor Detector for Concentration Monitoring." in American Nuclear Society 2016 Annual Meeting. (6 2016).
  • William Chuirazzi, Ryan Gallagher, Douglas Hardtmayer, Hao Chen, Niek Schreuder, Lei Caoa "Water Scintillation under Proton Beam Exposure." in American Nuclear Society 2016 Winter Meeting. (11 2016).
  • Joshua T. Jarell, Benjamin Reinke, Max Chaiken, Brandon Wilson, Wolfgang Windl, Brian Esser, Lei Cao, Thomas Blue "Charge Carrier Diffusion Length Determination in 4H-SiC Schottky Alpha Detectors." in American Nuclear Society 2016 Annual Meeting. (6 2016).

2015

  • Jie Qiu,Padhraic Mulligan, Chung-Han Lin,Leonard Brillson, R. Gregory Downing, and Lei Cao "Intrinsic Neutron Sensitivity of GaN and Radiation Effects on Forward-Biased Devices." in 2015 INMM Annula Meeting. (10 2015).
  • Benjamin Reinke, Joshua Jarrell,  Max Chaiken, Brandon A. Wilson, Thomas E. Blue, Wolfgang Windl, Bryan D. Esser, Lei Cao "Long-­term 500 C testing  of high-emperature 4H-­SiC Schottky iode alpha article detectors for pyroprocessing." in American Nuclear Society 2015 Winter Meeting. (11 2015).
  • Max  Chaiken,  Andrew  Clark,  Brian  Cohn,  James  Cutright,  Michael  Kurth,  Richard  Shawger,  Raymond  Cao "Neutron Activated Fluoride Salt Test Loop at The Ohio Sate University." in American Nuclear Society 2015 Winter Meeting. (11 2015).
  • Michael Kurth, Richard Shawger, Danyal Turkoglu, Sam Glover, Henry Spitz, and Lei R. Cao "Development of an Active Imagining Method for Examining Environmental Samples in Nuclear Safeguards." in American Nuclear Society 2015 Annual Meeting. (6 2015).

2014

  • Jie Qiu**, Adib Samin**,Jason Hattrick-Simpers, Yuan F. Zheng,Lei Cao* "Effect of Neutron Irradiation on the Nd-Fe-B Rare-Earth Permanent Magnet." in American Nuclear Society 2014 Annual Meeting. (6 2014).
  • Praneeth Kandlakunta**,Lei R. Cao* "Neutron-Gamma Separation in a Gadolinium based Semiconductor Neutron Detector." in American Nuclear Society 2014 Annual Meeting. (6 2014).
  • Co,Anne,C; Liu,Danny,X; Wang,Jinghui; Canova,Marcello; Cao,Lei,Raymond "In situ characterization of Li transport in LixSny anodes with neutrons." in 248th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS). (8 2014).
  • Danyal Turkoglu**, Shamsuzzoha Basunia, Aaron Hurst, Richard Firestone, Laszlo Szentmiklosi, Lei Cao "93Nb Thermal Neutron Capture Cross-section from Prompt Gamma-Ray Intensities." in American Nuclear Society 2014 Annual Meeting. (11 2014).

2013

  • D. Turkoglu**, S. Glover, H. Spitz, L. Cao* "Applying method of integral thermal neutron cross-section measurement using activated prompt gamma rays to non-1/v isotopes." in American Nuclear Society 2014 Winter Meeting. (11 2013).
  • Danyal Turkoglu**, Lei R. Cao* "A Preliminary Study of 157Gd Thermal Neutron Capture Cross Section with Activated Prompt Gamma Rays." in American Nuclear Society 2013 Annual Meeting. (8 2013).
  • Lei R. Cao*, Praneeth Kandlakunta** "Measure Internal Conversion Electron Spectrum of Gadolinium Neutron Capture Using Neutron Beam." in American Nuclear Society 2013 Annual Meeting. (8 2013).
  • Padhraic L. Mulligana**, Jinghui Wang**, and Lei R. Cao* "Developing a Radiation Detector on Freestanding n-GaN." in American Nuclear Society 2013 Annual Meeting. (8 2013).

2012

  • J. Ralston**, P. Kandlakunta**, L. Cao* "Electron Emission Following 157Gd Neutron Capture." in American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting. (6 2012).
  • Walter Powell**, Lei Cao* "Reconsideration of Inherent Neutron Sources in Liquid Fuel of Molten Salt Reactors." in American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting. (6 2012).
  • Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Danyal Turkoglu**, Padhraic Mulligan**, Lei Cao* "A Neutron Beam Monitor for a Neutron Depth Profiling Facility." in American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting. (6 2012).

2011

  • Jinghui Wang**, Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Thomas F. Kent, John Carlin, Daniel R. Hoy, Roberto C.Myers, Lei Cao* "A Gadolinium Doped Superlattice GaN Schottky Diode for Neutron Detection." in The Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (6 2011).
  • Danyal J. Turkoglu**, Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Padhraic L. Mulligan**, Lei Cao*, JinsuoZhang, Byun Thak Sang, R. Greg Downing "Development of a Neutron Depth Profiling Facility for Characterizing Advanced Reactor Materials." in Transactions of American Nuclear Society. (6 2011).
  • Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Lei Cao* "A Neutron Detector with Gamma Discrimination." in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society. (1 2011).
  • Padhraic L. Mulligan**, Danyal J. Turkoglu**, Praneeth Kandlakunta**, Lei Cao* "Improving Neutron Depth Profiling at The Ohio State University Using Multiple Detectors." in Transactions of American Nuclear Society. (6 2011).

2010

  • D. Turkoglua**, J. Straha**, P. Kandlakuntab**, L. Cao* "Development of an External Neutron Beam Facility at The Ohio State University." in The Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (11 2010).

2009

  • S. R. Biegalski*, L. Cao, M. Deinert, W. Wilson, D.S. O’Kelly, R. Kapsimalis "Status of the Texas Neutron Imaging Facility." in Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (11 2009).
  • Lei Cao*, Richard Bindel, "The Use of Webcam for Neutron Imaging." in Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (6 2009).

2008

  • Rick Paul* and Lei Raymond Cao "Characterization of Materials for a Hydrogen-Based Economy by Cold Neutron Prompt Gamma-Ray Activation Analysis." in 2008 MRS Spring Meeting. (8 2008).
  • L.Cao*, Steven.Biegalski, Sean O'Kelly "A high resolution neutron radiography device by using micro-channel plate detector." in The 8th World Conference on Neutron Radiography. (1 2008).
  • L.Cao*, S. Gupta, R. G. Downing "The Analysis of Gamma Irradiated Boron-doped Diamond Films by CNDP using Computerized Data Reduction." in The Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (6 2008).
  • S. M. Cetiner*, K. Ãœnlü, L. R. Cao,R. G. Downing "Cross Electric and Magnetic Field (CEM) Field Spectrometer for Neutron Depth Profiling." in The Transaction of American Nuclear Society. (6 2008).
  • Paul*, R. L., Cao, L "Characterization of Materials for a Hydrogen- Based Economy by Cold Neutron Prompt Gamma-Ray Activation Analysis." in Res. Soc. Symp. Proc: the Hydrogen Economy. (3 2008).
  • Nalin R. Parikh*, R Parker ,R. Gregory Downing ,Lei Cao "High Dose of Helium Implanted in Nano-Cavity Tungsten to Evaluate Threshold of Surface Blistering due to He Bubble Formation." in Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (6 2008).
  • L. R. Cao*, J. R. Hattrick-Simpers, H. Oguchi R. Paul, L. Bendersky, R. G. Downing "The Study of Thin Film Metal Hydride with Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis." in Transaction of America Nuclear Society. (11 2008).

2005

  • S. Biegalski*, L.Cao, D.A.Haas, D.S.O’Kelly "Neutron radiography development at the University of Texas at Austin TRIGA Reactor." in The Transaction of American Nuclear Society. (11 2005).

Patents

  • Lei Cao. "Wide band-gap nuclear micro-battery."
  • Lei Cao. "DETECTION DEVICES AND METHODS."