Publications and Patents of

Kirk Joseph Bertsche

Publications

  1. The practical implementation of voltage contrast as a diagnostic tool, with H.K. Charles, Jr, Proc. 20th Annual IEEE Intl. Reliability Physics Symp., San Diego, CA (1982).

  2. A 40 keV cyclotron for radioisotope dating, with J.J. Welch, P.G. Friedman, D.E. Morris, R.A. Muller, and P.P. Tans, Nucl. Instr. & Meth. B5, 230-232 (1984).

  3. A low energy cyclotron for radiocarbon dating, with J.J. Welch, P.G. Friedman, D.E. Morris, R.A. Muller, and P.P. Tans, Nucl. Instr. & Meth. B18, 202-214 (1987).

  4. Low background-rate detector for 40-keV ions using a conversion dynode and a microchannel-plate electron multiplier to reject low-energy ions, electrons, and photons, with P.G. Friedman, M.C. Michel, D.E. Morris, R.A. Muller, and P.P. Tans, LBL-22676 (Jan. 1987), Rev. Sci. Instr. 59:1, 98-111 (Jan. 1988).

  5. Advanced accelerator methods: the cyclotrino, with J.J. Welch, P.G. Friedman, D.E. Morris, and R.A. Muller, LBL-23323 (April 1987), U.C. Accelerator Mass Spectrometry I, Proceedings of the First U.C. Conference on AMS. University of California, Irvine, Feb. 15, 1986., eds. J.E. Ericson and R.E. Taylor, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CONF-8602126 (1989).

  6. Status of the Berkeley small cyclotron AMS project, with P.G. Friedman, D.E. Morris, R.A. Muller, and J.J. Welch, LBL-23324 (April 1987), Nucl. Instr. & Meth. B29, 105-109 (1987).

  7. Current status of the Berkeley cyclotrino, with P.G. Friedman, R.A. Muller, and J.J. Welch, LBL-25450 (June 1988), presented at the 13th Intl. Radiocarbon Conf., Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, June 1988.

  8. A small low energy cyclotron for radioisotope measurements, PhD thesis, LBL-28106 (Nov. 1989).

  9. Detection of radiocarbon in the cyclotrino, with C.A. Karadi, R.A. Muller, and G.C. Paulson, LBL-29556 (April 1990), Nucl. Instr. & Meth. B52, 398-404 (1990).

  10. Ion motion in a small low energy cyclotron, LBL-29566 (Sept. 1990), Nucl. Instr. & Meth. A301, 171-181 (1991).

  11. Radiocarbon detection with a small low energy cyclotron, with C.A. Karadi and R.A. Muller, LBL-29567 (Sept. 1990), Nucl. Instr. & Meth. A301, 358-371 (1991).

  12. Accelerator AMS: cyclotrons and cyclotrinos, with R.A. Muller, in Rare Nuclear Processes [Proceedings of the 14th Europhysics Conference on Nuclear Physics, Bratislava, Czecho-Slovakia, Oct. 1990] (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing) 1992.

  13. Design of a compact permanent magnet cyclotron mass spectrometer for the detection and measurement of trace isotopes, with A.T. Young, D.J. Clark, K. Halbach, W.B. Kunkel, K.N. Leung, and C.Y. Li, LBL-32036 (July 1992), in Cyclotrons and their Applications: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference, Vancouver, 1992; ed. G. Dutto and M.K. Craddock (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing) 705-708 (1993).

  14. Line-of-sight injection into a tandem accelerator, Nucl. Instr. & Meth. B79, 635-637 (1993).

  15. Development of a compact permanent magnet cyclotron for accelerator mass spectrometry, with A.T. Young, D.J. Clark, K. Halbach, W.B. Kunkel, K.N. Leung, C.Y. Li, R. Schleuter, M. Stuart, R. Wells, and J.X. Yu, Proceedings of the 1993 Particle Accelerator Conference, 17-20 May 1993, Washington, D.C., (IEEE: Piscataway, NJ, 1994) 1727-1729.

  16. Accurate tuning of 90-degree cells in a FODO lattice, with N. Mao, Proceedings of the 1995 Particle Accelerator Conference, 1-5 May 1995, Dallas, Texas, (IEEE: Piscataway, NJ, 1996) 1864-1866.

  17. Optimal placement of profile monitors in a mismatched FODO lattice, Proceedings of the 1995 Particle Accelerator Conference, 1-5 May 1995, Dallas, Texas, (IEEE: Piscataway, NJ, 1996) 2503-2505.

  18. Beam profile measurement in the presence of noise, with J. Palkovic, Proceedings of the 1995 Particle Accelerator Conference, 1-5 May 1995, Dallas, Texas, (IEEE: Piscataway, NJ, 1996) 2572-2573.

  19. Temperature considerations in the design of a permanent magnet storage ring, with J-F. Ostiguy and G.W. Foster, Proceedings of the 1995 Particle Accelerator Conference, 1-5 May 1995, Dallas, Texas, (IEEE: Piscataway, NJ, 1996) 1381-1383.

  20. Permanent magnet design for the Fermilab Main Injector Recycler Ring, with G.W. Foster, J-F. Ostiguy, B. Brown, H. Glass, G. Jackson, M. May, D. Orris, and Dick Gustafson, Proceedings of the 1995 Particle Accelerator Conference, 1-5 May 1995, Dallas, Texas, (IEEE: Piscataway, NJ, 1996) 1298-1300.

  21. Synchrotron tune adjustment by longitudinal motion of quadrupoles, Fermilab Conf-96/189, presented at the American Physical Society Spring Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, May 3, 1996.

  22. A modified Rogowski coil for measurements of hybrid permanent magnets, Fermilab Conf-96/190, presented at the American Physical Society Spring Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, May 3, 1996.

  23. Permanent gradient magnets for the 8Gev transfer line at FNAL, with H.D. Glass, et al., Fermilab Conf-97-190, Proceedings of the 1997 Particle Accelerator Conference, 12-16 May 1997, Vancouver, B.C., (IEEE: Piscataway, NJ, 1998) 3263-3265.

  24. Design and fabrication of an achromatic bend for medium energy electron cooling at Fermilab, with M.W. McGee and P.G. Hurh, Proceedings of the 1997 Particle Accelerator Conference, 12-16 May 1997, Vancouver, B.C., (IEEE: Piscataway, NJ, 1998) 3283-3285.

  25. Limitations on the applicability of FODO lattices for electron cooling, Fermilab TM-1998-I, February, 1996. Presented at 2nd Workshop on Medium Energy Electron Cooling, Batavia, IL, 28-30 March 1996.

  26. Inspection of templates for imprint lithography, with H.H. Hess, D. Pettibone, D. Adler, K.J. Nordquist, D.P. Mancini, W.J. Dauksher, and D.J. Resnick, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 22(6), 3300-3305 (2004).

  27. Inspection and repair issues for step and flash imprint lithography templates, with K.J. Nordquist, W.J. Dauksher, D.P. Mancini, D.J. Resnick, H.H. Hess, D. Pettibone, D. Adler, R. White, J Csuy, and D. Lee, Proc. SPIE (24th Annual BACUS Symposium on Photomask Technology) 5567, eds. W. Staud and J.T. Weed, (SPIE: Bellingham, WA, 2004) 853-863.

  28. Intrinsic radiocarbon?, Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 60(1), 38-39 (Mar 2008).

  29. PEP-II Status, M. Sullivan et al, SLAC-PUB-13292, presented at ICFA Advanced Beam Dynamics Workshop on e+e- Factories, BINP, Novosibirsk, Russia, 14-16 Apr 2008.

  30. Ideas for a future PEP light source, R.O. Hettel et al, EPAC08-WEPC023, Proceedings of 11th European Particle Accelerator Conference (EPAC 08), Magazzini del Cotone, Genoa, Italy, 23-27 Jun 2008: 2031-2033 (2008).

  31. Design of a 10^36 cm-2 s-1 Super-B factory, M.E. Biagini et al, EPAC08-WEPP039, Proceedings of 11th European Particle Accelerator Conference (EPAC 08), Magazzini del Cotone, Genoa, Italy, 23-27 Jun 2008: 2605-2607 (2008).

  32. Observation of the bottomonium ground state in the decay Upsilon(3S) ---> gamma eta(b), BABAR Collaboration (B. Aubert et al), SLAC-PUB-13288, arXiv:0807.1086, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101: 071801 (2008).

  33. An introduction to the SuperB accelerator project, M.E. Biagini et al, ICFA Beam Dyn. Newslett. 46, 193-201 (Aug 2008).

Unpublished Presentations and Workshop Organization
  1. Radiocarbon analysis of iron archaeological artifacts, with Waldo R. Wedel, presented at American Chemical Society Conference, San Francisco, April 1992.

  2. Workshop on the issues surrounding the construction of a permanent magnet synchrotron, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California, Nov. 14-16, 1994.

  3. Workshop on permanent magnets and lattice design for the Recycler Ring, Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois, July 24-26, 1995.

Patents
  1. 6407505, June 2002, Bertsche. Variable energy linear accelerator.

  2. 6487274, Nov 2002, Bertsche. X-ray target assembly and radiation therapy systems and methods.

  3. 6646383, Nov 2003, Bertsche & Yao. Monolithic structure with asymmetric coupling.

  4. 6822246, Nov 2004, Bertsche. Ribbon electron beam for inspection system.

  5. 6870172, March 2005, Mankos et al. Maskless reflection electron beam projection lithography.

  6. 7019292, March 2006, Fan et al. E-beam detection of defective contacts/vias with flooding and energy filter.

  7. 7171038, Jan 2007, Adler et al. Method and apparatus for inspecting a substrate.

  8. 7176468, Feb 2007, Bertsche & McCord. Method for charging substrate to a potential.

  9. 7253410, Aug 2007, Bertsche & Greene. Charge-control pre-scanning for e-beam imaging.

  10. 7276694, Oct 2007, Bertsche. Defect detection using energy spectrometer.

  11. 7315022, Jan 2008, Adler et al. High-speed electron beam inspection.

  12. 7391034, June 2008, Bertsche & Hess. Electron imaging beam with reduced space charge defocusing.

  13. 7394069, July 2008, Bertsche. Large-field scanning of charged particles.

  14. 1 additional patent pending.

Back to Kirk Bertsche's Resume & CV Page


Last modified Sept. 17, 2008 by Kirk Bertsche, KBertsche@aol.com