Kevin Woller

Research Scientist

617-253-0980

NW17-210

Biography

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sc.D., Nuclear Science and Engineering (2017)
Tarleton State University, B.S., Engineering Physics (2009)

Expertise 

Plasma Surface interactions; ion beam analysis and modification of materials          

Research

Areas of interest include plasma processing of solid surfaces; characterization of materials by ion and electron beams by scattering, diffraction, and by inducing nuclear reactions; modification of materials by plasma and ion beams; molten salt applications in nuclear technology

Publications

Woller, K.B., Whyte, D.G., Wright, G.M., Broad ion energy distributions in helicon wave-coupled helium plasma, Phys. Plasmas 24 (2017) 053513.

Woller, K.B., Whyte, D.G., Wright, G.M., Impact of helium ion energy modulation on tungsten surface morphology and nano-tendril growth, Nucl. Fusion 57 (2017) 066005.

Woller, K.B., Whyte, D.G., Wright, G.M., Isolated nano-tendril bundles on tungsten surfaces exposed to radiofrequency helium plasma, Nucl. Mater. Energy 12 (2017) 1282-1287.

Woller, K.B., Whyte, D.G., Wright, G.M., Brunner, D., Experimental investigation of the surface electric field in the growth of tungsten nano-tendril morphology due to low energy helium irradiation, J. Nucl. Mater. 481 (2016) 111.