DIAL PUBLICATIONS LIST JULY 1, 1995 - JUNE 30, 1996


NATIONAL MEDIA COVERAGE

Shepard, W.S. and Wilson, D. February 1996. Special Torch May Cleanse Nuclear Waste. CNN Science and Technology Week.

PUBLICATIONS

Bridges, S.M.; Miller, N. and Boggess, G. 1995. A Placement Examination in Computer Science. Computer Science Education, 7:1.
 
Bridges, S.M., et al. 1995. Fuzzy Descriptors of Time-varying Data: Theory and Application. AI Applications, 9:2:1-14. (Higginbotham, McKinion, Hodges).
 
Bridges, S. 1995. A Model for Justification Production by Expert Planning Systems. International Journal of Hunan Computer Studies, 43:593-619.
 
Han, X.L., et al. 1995. Collisional Ionization of Excited State Neon in a Gas Discharge Plasma. Contributions to Plasma Physics, 34:439-452. (Wisehart, Conner, Su, Monts).
 
Hodges, J.E.; Boggess, L. and Cordova, J. October 1995. Automated Knowledge Derivation: Domain Independent Techniques for Domain-Restricted Text Sources. International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 10:10:871-893.
 
Hodges, J.E., et al. Summer 1995. Experiments with User Interfaces of an Expert System that Recommends Computer Access Devices for the Visually Handicapped. Journal of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, pp. 65 71. (Ferretti, Penumudi, Talor).
 
Philip, T. and Ramsundar, R. October 1995. A Rengineering Framework for Small Scale Software. Software Engineering Notes, 20:5.
 
Philip, T.; Carter, B.D. and Dorabshaw, S.F. Accepted October 1995. An Evaluation of CASE Tools for Function-oriented Analysis and Object-oriented Design. Journal of Computer Information Systems.
 
Singh, J.P., et al. Submitted October 1995. Study of Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy as a Process Control for Hazardous Waste Remediation. Applied Optics. (Feature issue Spectroscopy for Sensors and Chemical Analysis). (Yueh, Zhang, Cook).
 
Singh, J.P., et al. Submitted October 1995. Investigation of the Effects of Atmospheric Conditions on the Quantification of Metal Hydrides using Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. Applied Spectroscopy. (DIAL: Zhang, Yueh; ANL-West: Carney).
 
Singh, J.P., et al. Submitted January 1996. A Preliminary Study of the Determination of Uranium, Plutonium and Neptunium by Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. Applied Spectroscopy. (DIAL: Yueh, Zhang; ANL-West: Carney, Krsul).
 
Sparrow, C. January 1996. Scientific Summary and Conclusions from the Japan-Russia-United States Study Group on Dumped Nuclear Waste in the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk, and the North Pacific Ocean. Journal of Arctic Research of the United States, 9:F/W1995.
 
Toghiani, R. Wierenga, C. and Toghiani, H. 1995. Introduction of Novel Instrumentation and Control Topics Using an Industrial Style Control System. Advances in Instrumentation and Control, 50:3:1541-1548.
 
Toghiani, H.; Toghiani, R. and Viswanath, D.S. 1995. Liquid-vapor Equilibria and Excess Gibbs Energy of Methanol + Benzene and Thiophene. Invited Contribution. Selected Data on Mixtures: International Data Series, Series A. Thermodynamic Properties of Non-reacting Binary Systems of Organic Substances. Texas A & M Thermodynamics Research Center, 23:3:232.
 
Trivedi, A.; Qian, S. and Monts, D.L. May 1996. Laser Optogalvanic Detection of Airborne Uranium Particles. Applied Physics B.
 
Wilson, W.W., et al. July 1995. Comparison of Velocity and Temperature Measurements in an MHD Topping Cycle Environment with Flow Field Model Calculations. Combustion Science and Technology, 109:1-22. (DIAL: Singh, Yueh, Bauman, George, Cook; UTSI: Lee, Lineberry).
 
Winstead, C.B.; Paukstis, S.J. and Gole, J.L. Fall 1995. Spectroscopy of the Electronic State of Si2 Using a Combined Laser Vaporization-REMPI and Oven-based LIF Study. Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, 173:311.
 
Wu, D., et al. December 1995. 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT) Detection by Laser Photofragmentation Laser-induced Fluorescence (PF-LIF). Applied Optics. (Feature issue Spectroscopy for Sensors and Chemical Analysis). (Singh, Yueh, Monts).
 
Zhang, H., et al. July 1995. Laser-induced Breakdown Spectra in a Coal-fired MHD Facility. Applied Spectroscopy, 49:11:1617-1623. (Singh, Yueh, Cook).


PRESENTATIONS/PROCEEDINGS

Norton, O.P., et al. August 1995. Application of Modern Diagnostic Methods to Environmental Improvement. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 FY 95 Review. (DIAL Research Professionals).
 
Costley, R., et al. August 1995. Shear Wave Wedge for Laser Ultrasonics. 22nd Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation. University of Washington, Seattle. (Shah, Balasubramaniam, Singh).
 
Shah, V., et al. August 1995. Measurement of Viscosity in Liquids Using Reflection Coefficient ... Phase Difference Method. 22nd Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation. University of Washington, Seattle. (Balasubramaniam, Costley, Singh).
 
Jang, P.R., et al. August 1995. Pyrometry Studies of a Mixed Waste Vitrification Plasma Arc Centrifugal Treatment System. Third Biennial Mixed Waste Symposium, Baltimore, MD. (DIAL: Lengel, Monts, Cook, Shepard; MSE: Filius).
 
Etheridge, J.A., et al. August 1995. Corrosion Assessment of Refractory Materials for Waste Vitrification. Corrosion of Materials by Molten Glass Symposium, 97th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, Cincinnati, OH. (DIAL: Kirkland; WSRC: Marra, Congdon, Kielpinski, Shumacher, Applewhite-Ramsey).
 
Green, R.A. and Okhuysen, W.P. September 1995. Off-gas Measurements from a Plasma Arc Treatment Facility. I & EC Special Symposium, American Chemical Society, Atlanta.
 
Monts, D.L., et al. September 1995. Identification and Characterization of Volatile Species Produced by Plasma Arc Vitrification of Mixed Waste Surrogates. Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VII Conference, Atlanta. (DIAL: Bauman, Wang, Lin, Etheridge, Cook, Shepard. WSRC: Kielpinski).
 
Norton, O.P. and Okhuysen, W. September 1995. Laser Doppler Velocity Measurements in a Transferred-Arc Plasma Torch. Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VII Conference, Atlanta.
 
Singh, J.P.; Zhang, H. and Yueh, F.Y. September 1995. Toxic Metal Concentration Measurement at WETO/MSE Plasma Torch Off-gas Emission with Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VII Conference, Atlanta.
 
Wu, D., et al. September 1995. 2, 4, 6 Trinitro Toluene (TNT) Detection by Laser Photo fragmentation - Laser Induced Fluorescence (PF-LIF). Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VII Conference, Atlanta. (Singh, Yueh, Monts).
 
Huang, C.Y., et al. September 1995. Trace Analysis of Toxic Metals in Air by Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VII Conference, Atlanta. (Zhang, Singh, Sparrow).
 
Singh, J.P., et al. October 1995. LIBS: Application to Toxic Metal Concentration Measurements in a Plasma Torch Off-gas Emission System. International Symposium on Environmental Technologies - Plasma Systems and Applications, Atlanta. (Yueh, Zhang, Etheridge, Kirkland).
 
Bauman, L.E., et al. October 1995. Emission Spectroscopy Studies of Volatile Species Produced by Plasma Arc Vitrification of a Mixed Waste Surrogate. International Symposium on Environmental Technologies - Plasma Systems and Applications, Atlanta. (DIAL: Monts, Wang, Lin, Jang, Norton, Etheridge, Cook, Shepard. WSRC: Kielpinski).
 
Qian, S., et al. November 1995. Development of Laser Optogalvanic Spectroscopy as a Monitor for Trace Metals of Environmental Concern. Southeastern Section Meeting of the American Physical Society, Tallahassee, FL. (DIAL: Trivedi, Monts; ANL-West, Carney).
 
Wu, D., et al. November 1995. 2, 4, 6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT) Detection by Laser Photofragmentation-Laser Induced Fluorescence (PF-LIF). Southeastern Section Meeting of the American Physical Society, Tallahassee, FL. (Singh, Yueh, Monts).
 
Wang, W., et al. November 1995. Plasma Arc Analysis Using Image Visualization. Southeastern Section Meeting of the American Physical Society, Tallahassee, FL. (Lengel, Moorhead, Cook, Lindner, Shepard).
 
Philip, T. and Nail, B. November 1995. An Intelligent Advisory System to Assist Plasma Torch Control. International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering, Honolulu.
 
Philip, T. and Chitturi, C. November 1995. Development of a Library for Potential Reusable Components. International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering, Honolulu.
 
Shepard, W.S., et al. February 1996. DIAL's Integrated Plasma Torch Development Program. 1996 Waste Management Symposia, Tucson, AZ. (Cook, Etheridge, Miller,
Winstead, Norton, Okhuysen, Costley, Singh, Nail, Philip, Lindner).
 
Lindner, J.S., et al. February 1996. Analysis of Gas Phase Effluents from a Pilot-scale Plasma Torch. 1996 Waste Management Symposia, Tucson, AZ. (Guice, Lynn, Scoggin, Toghiani, Zheng, Miller, Winstead, Green, Okhuysen, Costley, Shepard).
 
Qian, S.; Monts, D.L. and Younan, N.H. February 1996. Use of Adaptive Filtering for the Noise Reduction of Laser Optogalvanic Spectroscopy Signals. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Sixtieth Annual Meeting, Jackson.
 
Oltulu, O., et al. February 1996. A Quantitative Determination of Uranium, Strontium, and Thorium by Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Sixtieth Annual Meeting, Jackson. (Zhang, Singh, Yueh, Cook).
 
Boudreaux, G.M., et al. February 1996. Effect of Sample Temperature on the Analysis of Vitrified Glass by the LIBS Technique. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Sixtieth Annual Meeting, Jackson. (Su, Yueh, Singh, Cook).
 
Wu, D., et al. February 1996. 2, 4, 6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT) Detection in Soil by Laser Photofragmentation-Laser Induced Fluorescence (PF-LIF). Mississippi Academy of Sciences Sixtieth Annual Meeting, Jackson. (Singh, Yueh, Monts).
 
Wu, D., et al. February 1996. Study of Temperature Effect on the Fluorescence of the Various Dyes Doped in a Polymer. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Sixtieth Annual Meeting, Jackson. (DIAL: Singh, Yueh, Monts; JSU: Venkatraman).
 
Wang, W., et al. February 1996. Plasma Arc Heat Transfer Study Through Image Analysis. Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Jackson. (Cook, Moorhead, Lengel, Lindner).
 
Venkartraman, R., et al. February 1996. Study of Temperature Effect on the Fluorescence of the Various Dyes Doped in a Polymer. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Sixtieth Annual Meeting, Jackson. (Wu, Singh, Yueh, Monts).
 
Melton, P.A.; Luthe, J.C. and Lindner, J.S. February 1996. Particle Scattering Using FTIR Spectroscopy. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Sixtieth Annual Meeting, Jackson.
 
Guice, J. And Lindner, J.S. February 1996. FTIR Spectroscopy of Effluents from Plasma Torch Processing of a Surrogate Mixed Waste. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Sixtieth Annual Meeting, Jackson.
 
Costley, R.D., et al. March 1996. Application of Modern Diagnostic Methods to Environmental Improvement. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 FY 96 Review. (DIAL Research Professionals).
 
Moncrief, M. April 1996. Plasma Torch Parameter Characterization by the Application of Adaptive Signal Analysis and Neural Networks. 1996 IEEE Conference, 1st Place in Region 3 Student Paper Competion.
 
Miller, G.P. May 1996. Plasma Vitrification of Waste Material. Invited Lecture for the Material Science Seminar Program, University of Alabama, Huntsville.
 
Wang, W., et al. June 1996. Enhance Plasma Torch Control Using Arc Image Visualization and Features Extraction. 27th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, New Orleans. (Moorhead, Lengel, Cook, Lindner, Shepard).
 
Monts, D.L., et al. June 1996. Selection of an Atomization Source for a Field-deployable Laser Optogalvanic Spectroscopy System. 27th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, New Orleans. (MSU: Trivedi, Qian; LSU: Kumar, McGlynn).
 
Miller, G.P. and Winstead, C.B. June 1996. Emission Profiles from dc Arc Torch Plasmas. 27th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, New Orleans.
 
Yueh, F.Y. and Singh, J.P. June 1996. Plasma Temperature Measurement by a Coherent Anti Stokes Raman Spectroscopy System. 27th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, New Orleans.
 
Yueh, F.Y., et al. June 1996. Interfacing a Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy System with a Plasma Torch Control Computer for Hazardous Waste Process Control. 27th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, New Orleans. (Singh, Zhang, Philip, Nail, Cook, Shepard).
 
Norton, O.P. and Okhuysen, W. June 1996. Mapping of Velocity Fields in the Exit Plume of a Plasma Torch. 27th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, New Orleans.
 
Bauman, L.E. June 1996. Boundary Layer Measurements from Combined Cross-correlation and Lineshape Fitting of Optically Dense Lines. 27th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, New Orleans.


REPORTS

Annual

Shepard, W.S., et al. December 1995. Application of Modern Diagnostic Methods to Environmental Improvement. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 FY 95 Annual. (DIAL Research Professionals).


Quarterly

Singh, J.P; Yueh, F.Y. and Monts, D.L. October 1995. A Study of TNT Detection in Soil by Laser Photofragmentation and Subsequent Laser-induced Fluorescence of NO. US Army Corps of Engineers Contract No. DACA 39-94-K-0019 Quarterly Report.
 
Singh, J.P; Yueh, F.Y. and Monts, D.L. August 1995. A Study of TNT Detection in Soil by Laser Photofragmentation and Subsequent Laser-induced Fluorescence of NO. US Army Corps of Engineers Contract No. DACA 39-94-K-0019 Quarterly Report.


Review

Norton, O.P., et al. August 1995. Application of Modern Diagnostic Methods to Environmental Improvement. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 FY 95 Review. (DIAL Research Professionals).
 
Shepard, W.S., et al. September 1995. Application of Modern Diagnostic Methods to Environmental Improvement. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 CMST-CP Review. (DIAL Research Professionals).
 
Costley, R.D., et al. March 1996. Application of Modern Diagnostic Methods to Environmental Improvement. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 FY 96 Review. (DIAL Research Professionals).


Trip

Norton, O.P. February 1996. Transportable Vitrification System Shakedown Test, Westinghouse Savannah River Corporation and Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory: Laser Doppler Velocimetry Measurements on the Transportable Vitrification System. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 Trip Report 96-1.1.
 
Winstead, C.B. February 1996. Transportable Vitrification System Shakedown Test, Westinghouse Savannah River Corporation and Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory: Imaging System Analysis on the Transportable Vitrification System. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 Trip Report 96-1.2.
 
Singh, J.P.; Zhang, H. and Yueh, F.Y. February 1996. Transportable Vitrification System Shakedown Test, Westinghouse Savannah River Corporation and Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory: Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Measurements. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 Trip Report 96-1.3.
 
Jang, P.R. and Monts, D.L. February 1996. Transportable Vitrification System Shakedown Test, Westinghouse Savannah River Corporation and Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory: Optical Pyrometry Measurements. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH 10575. DIAL 10575 Trip Report 96-1.4.
 
Green, R.A. February 1996. Transportable Vitrification System Shakedown Test, Westinghouse Savannah River Corporation and Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory: FACTS Test of Commercial Chloring Analyzer. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH 10575. DIAL 10575 Trip Report 96-1.5.
 
Lindner, J.S. February 1996. Transportable Vitrification System Shakedown Test, Westinghouse Savannah River Corporation and Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory: Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Measurements. US DOE Contract No. DE FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 Trip Report 96-1.6.
 
Singh, J.P.; Zhang, H. and Yueh, F.Y. April 1996. DOE and EPA Continuous Emission Monitoring Test at EPA National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL). US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 Trip Report 96-2.

Technical

Shepard, W.S.; Arun Kumar R.; Green, R.A.; Jang, P.R. and Okhuysen, W. July 1995. FireJet 1000 Test Report. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 TR 95-4.
 
Monts, D.L. et al. August 1995. Refractory Lifetime Testing for Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Addendum Report: Emission Spectroscopy Systems. US DOE Contract No. DE-FG02-93CH-10575. DIAL 10575 TR 95-3A. (Bauman, Wang, Lin).
 
Miller, G.P. and Van Alstine, J. August 1995. Rf Plasma as a Mechanism of Tethering PEG derivatives. Final Report. Alabama Space Grant NGT-40010, NASA.
 
Miller, G.P., et al. November 1995. CRRES Combined Radiation and Release Effects Satellite Program. NASA Technical Report. CASI Number 96N11211. (Giles, McCook, McCook).
 
Hodges, J.E.; Bridges, S. and Sparrow, C. June 1996. The Application of Artificial Intelligence Techniques to the Analysis of Waste Assay Data. Technical Report MSU-960620.
 
Hodges, J.E.; Bridges, S. and Yie, S. June 1996. Preliminary Results in the Use of Fuzzy Logic for Radiological Waste Characteristic Expert System. Technical Report MSU-960626.
 
Bridges, S.; Hodges, J.E. and Wooley, B. June 1996. Preliminary Results in the Use of Bayesian Networks for a Radiological Waste Characterization Expert System. Technical Report MSU-960625.
 
Bridges, S., et al. June 1996. The Design of an Object-oriented Radiological Waste Database. Technical Report MSU-960617. (Hodges, Yie, Johnson, Gentry).


Technical Memos

Singh, J.P. August 1995. Laser Instrument Tracks Chromium Emissions. Photonics Spectra, pp. 23-24.
 
Etheridge, J.A. January 1996. DIAL/WSRC Refractory Lifetime Study Aids in Selection of Refractory Material for LLMW Vitrification Using a Plasma Arc Vitrifier. TORCH 196.
 
Norton, O.P. January 1996. Laser Doppler Velocimetry (LDV). LDV 196.
 
Okhuysen, W. June 1996. Plasma Torch Electrode Life Extension. TORCH 696.
 
Lindner, J.S. June 1996. Support of the Plasma Hearth Process (PHP) Demonstration Program. PHP 696.
 
Cook, R.L. June 1996. TVS Shakedown Test - WSRC & DIAL. TVS 696.


THESES, DISSERTATIONS

Xu, Ying, December 1995. Automated Data Analysis for Waste Remediation Processes Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. Masters Thesis, Department of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University. (George - Major Professor, Lindner - Thesis Director).
 
Cherukuri, Kiram Kumar. May 1996. Datacommunication Protocols and Waste Classification Using Neural Networks. Masters Thesis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University. (Philip - Major Professor, Thesis Director).