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Refereed Journals

 

1)      Excitation function of the nuclear reaction 19F(p,ag)16O in the proton energy range 0.3-3.0 MeV.

S. Dababneh, K. Toukan and I. Khubeis.

Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research B 83 (1993) 319-324.

 

2)      Characterization of Lead, Mercury and Gold Implanted into Magnesium.

K. Toukan, S. Dababneh, R. AbdelKarim and I. Khubeis.

Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 143 (1997) 167-178.

 

3)      Diffusion Behaviour of Gold and Mercury Implanted into Magnesium.

K. Toukan, I. Khubeis, F. Al-Zubi, M. Al-Sa’adi, S. Dababneh, E. Bakraji and O. Meyer.

Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research B 127/128 (1997) 747-751.

 

4)      Radiological Safety of Food Irradiation with High Energy X-rays: Theoretical Expectations and Experimental Evidence.

O. Grégoire, M.R. Cleland, J. Mittendorfer, S. Dababneh, D.A.E. Ehlermann, X. Fan, F. Käppeler, J. Logar, J. Meissner, B. Mullier, F. Stichelbaut, D.W. Thayer.

Radiat. Phys. Chem. 67 (2003) 169-183.

 

5)      Erratum to “Radiological Safety of Medical Devices Sterilized with X-rays at 7.5 MeV.” [Radiat. Phys. Chem. 67 (2003) 149-167]

O. Grégoire, M.R. Cleland, J. Mittendorfer, M. Vander Donckt, J. Meissner, S. Dababneh, F. Käppeler, D.A.E. Ehlermann.

Radiat. Phys. Chem. 68 (2003) 943.

 

6)      Nucleosynthesis in TP-AGB Stars and the Production of  19F.

J. Görres, S. Dababneh, A. Couture, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, H. Leiste, M. Lugaro, C. Ugalde and M. Wiescher

Nucl. Phys. A 718 (2003) 155c-158c.

 

7)      Stellar He burning of 18O: A measurement of low-energy resonances and their astrophysical implications.

S. Dababneh, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, J. Görres,  M. Wiescher, R. Reifarth and H. Leiste

Phys. Rev. C 68 (2003) 025801.

 

8)      Neutron capture cross section of 139La.

S. O'Brien, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, R. Plag, R. Reifarth, R. Gallino and M. Pignatari

Phys. Rev. C 68 (2003) 035801.

 

9)      Relationship between hyperdeformation, fission resonances and clustering in 233Th.

Nenoff N., Beer H., Bringel P., Chmel S., Csatlós M., Dababneh S., Heil M., Hübel H., Kappeler F., Krasznahorkay A., Mergel E., Plag R., Reifarth R.
Acta Physica Hungarica New Series - Heavy Ion Physics 18 (2003) 331.

 

10)  Gamma spectroscopy using two Clover detectors in close geometry.

S. Dababneh, N. Patronis, P.A. Assimakopoulos, J. Görres, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, D. Karamanis, S. O'Brien, R. Reifarth.

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 517 (2004) 230-239.

 

11)  Neutron capture studies on unstable 135Cs for nucleosynthesis and transmutation.

N. Patronis, S. Dababneh, P.A. Assimakopoulos, R. Gallino, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, D. Karamanis, P.E. Koehler, A. Mengoni and R. Plag.

Phys. Rev. C 69 (2004) 025803.

 

12)  New experimental validation of the pulse height weighting technique for capture cross-section measurements.

The n_TOF collaboration.

 Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 521 (2004) 454-467.

 

13)  Production and isobaric separation of 63Ni ions for determination of the 62Ni(n,γ)63Ni reaction cross section at stellar temperatures

H. Nassar, S. Ghelberg, M. Paul, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, R. Plag,

I. Ahmad, J.P. Greene, D.J. Henderson, C.L. Jiang, R.C. Pardo, T. Pennington,

K.E. Rehm, R. Scott, S. Sinha, X. Tang, R. Vondrasek, H. Koivisto, D. Berkovits,

M. Bettan, R. Reifarth, P. Collon, S. O’Brien and N. Patronis

Nucl. Phys. A 746 (2004) 613c–616c.

 

14)  Stellar (n,g) cross section of 62Ni.

H. Nassar, M. Paul, I. Ahmad, D. Berkovits, M. Bettan, P. Collon, S. Dababneh, S. Ghelberg, J.P. Greene, A. Heger, M. Heil, D.J. Henderson, C.L. Jiang, F. Käppeler, H. Koivisto, S. O'Brien, R.C. Pardo, N. Patronis, T. Pennington, R. Plag, K.E. Rehm, R. Reifarth, R. Scott, S. Sinha, X. Tang, R. Vondrasek.

Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005) 092504.

 

15)  Measurement of the n_TOF beam profile with a micromegas detector.

The n_TOF collaboration.

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 524 (2004) 102-114.

 

16)  Time–energy relation of the n_TOF neutron beam: energy standards revisited.

The n_TOF collaboration.

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 532 (2004) 622-630.

 

17)  A Low-Mass Neutron Flux Monitor for the n_TOF Facility at CERN.

The n_TOF collaboration.

Brazilian Journal of Physics 34 (2004) 914-918.

 

18)  Neutron Capture Cross Section Measurement of 151Sm at the CERN Neutron Time of Flight Facility (n_TOF).

The n_TOF collaboration.

Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004) 161103.

 

19)  The data acquisition system of the neutron time of flight facility n_TOF at CERN.

The n_TOF collaboration.

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 538 (2005) 692-702.

 

20)  A neutron source to measure stellar neutron capture cross sections at kT = 5 keV.

M. Heil, S. Dababneh, F. Käppeler, R. Plag, A. Juseviciute, N. Winckler, R. Reifarth, and S. O’Brien.

Nucl. Phys. A 758 (2005) 529-532.

 

21)  Stellar neutron capture rates of 14C

R. Reifarth, M. Heil, R. Plag, U. Besserer, S. Dababneh, L. Dörr, J. Görres, R.C. Haight, F. Käppeler, A. Mengoni, S. O’Brien, N. Patronis, R.S. Rundgerg, M. Wiescher, J.B. Wilhelmy.

Nucl. Phys. A 758 (2005) 787-790.

 

22)  Measurement of the 151Sm(n,g)152Sm cross section at n_TOF.

The n_TOF collaboration.

Nucl. Phys. A 758 (2005) 533-536.

 

23)  Measurements of the 90,91,92,94,96Zr(n,g) cross sections at n_TOF.

The n_TOF collaboration.

Nucl. Phys. A 758 (2005) 573-576.

 

24)  Neutron capture cross section measurements for nuclear astrophysics at CERN n_TOF.

The n_TOF collaboration.

Nucl. Phys. A 758 (2005) 501-504.

 

25)  Quasistellar spectrum for neutron activation measurements at kT = 5 keV.

M. Heil, S. Dababneh, A. Juseviciute, F. Käppeler, R. Plag, R. Reifarth, S. O’Brien.

Phys. Rev. C 71 (2005) 025803.

 

26)  Measurement of the 151Sm(n,γ) cross section from 0.6 eV to 1 MeV via the neutron time-of-flight technique at the CERN n_TOF facility.

The n_TOF collaboration.

Phys. Rev. C 73 (2006) 034604.

 

27)  A new approach to the 176Lu puzzle.

F. Käppeler, N. Winckler, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, S. Bisterzo, and R. Gallino.

Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana 77 (2006) n. 3.

 

28)  Lanthanum: an s- and r-process indicator.

N. Winckler, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, R. Gallino, M. Pignatari.

The Astrophysical Journal 647 (2006) 685.

 

29)  Stellar (n,γ) cross sections of 174Hf and radioactive 182Hf.

C. Vockenhuber, I. Dillmann, M. Heil, F. Käppeler , N. Winckler, W. Kutschera, A. Wallner, M. Bichler, S. Dababneh, S. Bisterzo, R. Gallino.

Phys. Rev. C 75 (2007) 015804.

 

30)  Indication for hyperdeformed cluster states in 233Th.

N. Nenoff, P. Bringel, A. Bürger, S.Chmel, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, H. Hübel, F. Käppeler, A. Neußer-Neffgen, R. Plag.

European Physical Journal A 32, (2007) 165.

 

31)  176Lu/176Hf: A sensitive test of s-process temperature and neutron density in AGB stars.

M. Heil, N. Winckler, S. Dababneh, F. Käppeler, K. Wisshak, S. Bisterzo, R. Gallino, A.M. Davis, T. Rauscher.

The Astrophysical Journal 673 (2008) 434.

 

32)  The 14C(n,g) cross section between 10 keV and 1 MeV.

R. Reifarth, M. Heil, C. Forssén, U. Besserer, A. Couture, S. Dababneh, L. Dörr, J. Görres,  R.C. Haight, F. Käppeler, A. Mengoni, S. O'Brien, N. Patronis, R. Plag, R.S. Rundberg, M. Wiescher and J.B. Wilhelmy.

Phys. Rev. C 77 (2008) 015804.

 

33)  A solution of the neutron diffusion equation in hemispherical symmetry using the homotopy perturbation method.

Kafa Khasawneh, Saed Dababneh, Zaid Odibat.

Annals of Nuclear Energy 36 (2009) 1711.

 

34)  Stellar (n,γ) cross sections of p-process isotopes Part I: 102Pd, 120Te, 130,132Ba, and 156Dy.

I. Dillmann, C. Domingo-Pardo, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, S. Walter, S. Dababneh, T. Rauscher and F.-K. Thielemann.

Phys. Rev. C 81 (2010) 015801.

 

35)  An alternative solution of the neutron diffusion equation in cylindrical symmetry.

Saed Dababneh, Kafa Khasawneh, Zaid Odibat.

Annals of Nuclear Energy 38 (2011) 1140.

 

Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

 

36)  Studies of the nuclear reaction 19F(p,ag)16O in the proton energy range 0.3-3.0 MeV.

S.O.F. Dababneh, F. Taffal, F.M. Safi, K. Toukan, H. Fakhoury and I. Khubeis.

Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Nuclear Astrophysics,

Karlsruhe, Germany, 6-10 July (1992).

Edited by F. Käppeler and K. Wisshak. Bristol: IOP Publishing (1993) p. 155-160.

 

37)  Angular distribution and yield studies of the 19F(p,ao)16O and 7Li(p,a)4He nuclear reactions in the proton energy range 0.3-3.0 MeV.

F. Safi, F. Taffal, K. Toukan, S.O.F. Dababneh, H. Fakhoury and I. Khubeis.

Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Nuclear Astrophysics,

Karlsruhe, Germany, 6-10 July (1992).

Edited by F. Käppeler and K. Wisshak. Bristol: IOP Publishing (1993) p. 161-168.

 

38)  a-capture on 18O and its astrophysical implications.

J. Görres, M. Wiescher, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, R. Reifarth and F. Käppeler.

1st Joint Meeting of the Nuclear Physics Divisions of the American Physical Society and the Japanese Physical Society, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, October 17-20, 2001.

 

39)  Reaction rates for helium burning.

J. Görres, S. Dababneh,  C. Ugalde, F. Käppeler  and M. Wiescher

Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on "Nuclear Astrophysics", Ringberg Castle, Tegernsee, Germany, February 11-16, 2002.

Wolfgang Hillebrandt and Ewald Müller (Eds.). MPA/P13, Garching b. München, Germany: Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, 2002, p.75–78.

 

40)  The 18O(a,g) rate during stellar He burning.

S. Dababneh, J. Görres, M. Heil, F. Käppeler,  R. Reifarth and M. Wiescher

Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society, Münster, Germany, March 11-15 2002.

 

41)  Relationship between hyperdeformation, fission resonances and clustering in 233Th.

N. Nenoff, H. Beer, P. Bringel, S. Chmel, M. Csatlos, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, H. Hübel, F. Käppeler, A. Krasznahorkay, E. Mergel, R. Plag and R. Reifarth.

Proceedings of the Symposium on Nuclear Clusters, Scloss Rauischholzhausen, August 5-9, 2002.

 

42)  Neutron capture measurements at the CERN n_TOF facility for ADS applications.

The n_TOF collaboration.

Eleventh International Symposium on Capture Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Related Topics.

Prague, Czech Republic, September 2 - 6, 2002.

 

43)  The 135Cs(n,g) cross section at 30 and 500 keV.

N. Patronis, P.A. Assimakopoulos, D. Karamanis, F. Käppeler, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, R. Plag and P.E. Koehler.

n_TOF Winter School on Astrophysics, ADS, and First Results.  Les Houches, France, February 24-28 2003.

 

44)  The (n,g) cross section of 139La at 30 keV.

S. Dababneh, S. O'Brien,  M. Heil, F. Käppeler, R. Plag and R. Reifarth.

n_TOF Winter School on Astrophysics, ADS, and First Results. Les Houches, France, February 24-28 2003.

 

45)  The 135Cs(n,g) cross section at 30, 200 and 500 keV.

S. Dababneh,  P.A. Assimakopoulos, S. Harisopoulos, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, D. Karamanis, N. Patronis and R. Plag.

Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society, Tübingen, Germany, March 17-21 2003.

 

46)  Production and isobaric separation of 63Ni ions for determination of the 62Ni(n,γ)63Ni reaction cross section at stellar temperatures.

H. Nasar, M. Paul, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, R. Plag, I. Ahmad, J.P. Greene,

D.J. Henderson, C.L. Jiang, R.C. Pardo, T. Pennington, K.E. Rehm, R. Scott, R. Vondrasek, H. Koivisto, S. O'Brien, N. Patronis, R. Reifarth.

6th International Conference on Radioactive Nuclear Beams (RNB6), Argonne, Ill., USA, September 22-26 2003.

 

47)  Stellar He burning of 18O.

S. Dababneh, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, J. Görres, M. Wiescher, R. Reifarth, H. Leiste.

2003 Fall Meeting of the Nuclear Physics Division of the American Physical Society, Tucson, Arizona, USA. October 30 – November 01, 2003.

 

48)  The (n,g) cross section of 135Cs.

The n_TOF collaboration meeting. Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria. December 11-12, 2003.

 

49)  A neutron source for activation measurements in a stellar spectrum at kT=8 keV.

M. Heil, S. Dababneh, F. Käppeler, S. O'Brien, R. Plag and R. Reifarth.

Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society, Köln, Germany, March 8-12 2004.

 

50)  A neutron source for activation measurements in a stellar spectrum at kT=8 keV.

M. Heil, S. Dababneh, F. Käppeler, S. O'Brien, R. Plag and R. Reifarth.

12th Workshop on "Nuclear Astrophysics", Ringberg Castle at Lake Tegernsee, March 22-27 2004.

 

51)  A neutron source for activation measurements in a stellar spectrum at kT=5 keV.

Michael Heil, Saed Dababneh, Franz Käppeler, Shawn O'Brien, Ralf Plag, Rene Reifarth

International Conference for Nuclear Data in Science and Technology, organized by Los Alamos National Laboratory, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, Sep. 26 – Oct. 1, 2004.

 

52)  Measurements of neutron capture cross-sections at n_TOF.

The n_TOF collaboration

In: 6th Latin American Symposium on Nuclear Physics and Applications, Iguazu, Argentina, 3-7 Oct 2005.

Published in: AIP Conf. Proc. 884 (2007), pp.265-271.

 

53)  A new approach to the 176Lu puzzle.

F. Käppeler, N. Winckler, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, S. Bisterzo, and R. Gallino.

VIII Torino workshop on nucleosynthesis in AGB stars, Granada, Februrary 6-10, 2006.
Published in: Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana, Vol. 77 n. 3, 2006.

Editors: Carlos Abia and Imma Domínguez.

 

54)  Neutron studies on hafnium: s abundances and r residuals.

Franz Käppeler, Saed Dababneh, Iris Dillmann, Michael Heil, Friedrich Voss, Nicolas Winckler, Klaus Wisshak, Christoph Vockenhuber, Walter Kutschera, Anton Wallner,

Max Bichler, Leonid Kazakov, Frantisek Becvar, Milan Krticka, Roberto Gallino, and Marco Pignatari.

Spring meeting of the German Physical Society, Munich, Germany, 20-24/3/2006.

 

55)  Measurement of the stellar (n,g) cross section of 182Hf.

C. Vockenhuber, I. Dillmann, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, N. Winckler, W. Kutschera,

A. Wallner, M. Bichler, S. Dababneh, R. Gallino and S. Bisterzo.

Nuclei in the Cosmos IX, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 25-30 June, 2006.

 

56)  Measurement of the partial (n,g) cross section to 176Lum at s process temperatures.

N. Winckler, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, S. Bisterzo and R. Gallino.

Nuclei in the Cosmos IX, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 25-30 June, 2006.

Published in: Proceedings of Science. PoS (NIC-IX) 192.

 

57)  Direct measurement of stellar neutron capture rates of 14C and comparison with the Coulomb breakup method.

R. Reifarth, M. Heil, R. Plag, U. Besserer, A. Couture, S. Dababneh, L. Dörr, C. Forssén, J. Görres, R. Haight, A. Mengoni, S. O’Brien, N. Patronis, R. Rundberg, E. Uberseder, M. Wiescher, J. Wilhelmy.

Nuclei in the Cosmos IX, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 25-30 June, 2006.

Published in: Proceedings of Science. PoS (NIC-IX) 223.

 

58)  Solving neutron diffusion equations for different geometries using the homotopy perturbation method.

Kafa Khasawneh, Saed Dababneh, Zaid Odibat.

The second international symposium on nuclear energy ISNE-09, Amman, Jordan, 26-28 October, 2009.

 

59)  Characterization of biological matrices using X-ray Compton scattering technique.

Hanan Saleh, Saed Dababneh, Jamal Sharaf, Shada Ramahi.

The second international symposium on nuclear energy ISNE-09, Amman, Jordan, 26-28 October, 2009.

 

60)  Evaluation of scatter dose contribution of 192Ir in brachytherapy by Monte Carlo simulation.

Eshraq Ababneh, Saed Dababneh, Sharif Qatarneh, Shada Ramahi.

The second international symposium on nuclear energy ISNE-09, Amman, Jordan, 26-28 October, 2009.

 

61)  The calibration of In-Situ gamma-ray spectrometers: A comparative study of different approaches.

Ahmad Al-Qararah, Saed Dababneh, Ibrahim F. Al-Hamarneh.

The second international symposium on nuclear energy ISNE-09, Amman, Jordan, 26-28 October, 2009.

 

62)  Bragg-Curve Measurement and Simulation of Heavy-Ion Beams for Hadron Therapy Applications.

Morad K. Hamad, Saed Dababneh, Shada Wadi-Ramahi, Majd Hawari, Marco Durante.

The third international symposium on nuclear energy ISNE-10, Amman, Jordan, 15-17 December, 2010.

 

63)  Alternative Solutions to Neutron Diffusion Problems in Different Geometries.

Kafa Khasawneh, Saed Dababneh, Zaid Odibat.

The third international symposium on nuclear energy ISNE-10, Amman, Jordan, 15-17 December, 2010.

 

Reports and Proposals

 

64)  Reports on the measurements of radionuclide activities in soil samples in Jordan.

K. Toukan, S. Dababneh, J. Sharaf and I. Khubeis.

Amman, Jordan. 1995-1999.

 

65)  Laboratory studies of stellar neutron reactions.

H. Beer, S. Dababneh, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, R. Plag, W. Rapp, R. Reifarth, F. Voss, K. Wisshak.

Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe Nachrichten, Jahrgang 33-2/2001, p.189.

 

66)  Study of the Background in the Measuring Station at the n_TOF Facility at CERN: Sources and Solutions.

The n_TOF collaboration.

SL/Note 2001-046, CERN/INTC 2001-038, INTC-O-007

CERN, 10 December 2001.

 

67)  A Detailed Study of the Hyperdeformed States of Uranium in the 234U(n,f) Reaction.

The n_TOF collaboration.

CERN?INTC 2002-022, INTC/P145 Add. 1,

CERN, 11 April 2002.

 

68)  Neutron Capture Cross Section of Zr and La: Probing Neutron Exposure and Neutron Flux in Red Giant Stars.

Proposal to the INTC Committee.

The n_TOF collaboration.

CERN?INTC

CERN, September 2002.

 

69)  Alpha capture on 18O during stellar He burning.

Saed Dababneh.

Wissenschaftliche Berichte FZKA 6782, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (2002).

 

70)  Measurements of Fission Cross Sections of Actinides.

Proposal to the ISOLDE and Neutron time-of-flight Experiments Committee.

The n_TOF collaboration.

CERN/INTC 2003-021, INTC/P-177.

CERN, April 2003.

 

71)  CERN n_TOF Facility: Performance Report.

The n_TOF collaboration.

CERN-SL-2002-053 ECT.

Geneva, 31 January, 2003.

 

72)  Notre Dame Clover Detector(s): GEANT4 Monte Carlo Simulations.

A report prepared for the Nuclear Structure Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics, USA.

Amman, 31 March, 2005.

 

73)  The Qafqafa, Tafileh and Karama Monitoring Stations: Status and Recommendations.

A report presented to the board of Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.

September 4th, 2005.

 

74)  Dissi Water Quality Assessment (Radiological Aspects).

A report presented to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Amman, Jordan.

December 11th, 2006.

 

75)  Draft Proposal for the establishment of a Center of Excellence in Nuclear Science and Technology.

Saed Dababneh, Khaled Toukan, Omar Rimawi, Munir Dababneh, Dia-Eddin Arafah, Rami Ali, Jamal Sharaf, Ibrahim Hamarneh, Mohammed Awadallah, Mousa Imran, Eyad Abu Nameh, Nabil Ayoub and Omar Al-Khashman.

Submitted to the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation.

June 1st, 2007.

 

76)  Assessment report on the available data concerning uranium mining in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Saed Dababneh.

August 29th, 2009.