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Faculty of Science

Radiation Sciences Graduate Program (RadGrad)

Soo Hyun Byun

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Office: TAB 208

Phone: (905) 525-9140 ext. 26329

Fax: (905) 546-1252

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ResearchGate

 

  • Neutron imaging detector development:

    THick Gas Electron Multiplier (THGEM) detector fabrication development, THGEM neutron imaging detector and signal processing system development.

    Neutron spectrometry and dosimetry:

    Fast neutron spectrometry and data unfolding algorithm development, Machine learning based radiation detection events classification, THGEM multi-element neutron dosemeter & 2-D neutron dosemeter developments, Space radiation dosemeter and CubeSat satellite development.

    Beta-ray & gamma-ray spectrometry:

    High efficiency THGEM beta-ray detector development, Mixed beta-gamma field spectrometry at CANDU nuclear power reactors, Digital coincidence beta-ray spectrometer development, Realtime pulse pileup deconvolution system development for ultra-high rate gamma-ray spectrometry.

  • M.R. Bernacci , S.H. Byun, Development of a Thick Gas Electron Multiplier based beta-ray detector, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A, in press.

    X. Tong , J. Thompson, S.H. Byun, Development of a scCVD diamond detector as a transmission-type alpha particle counter, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A, in press.

    S. Darvishmolla , W.V. Prestwich, S.H. Byun, Development of an advanced two-dimensional microdosimetric detector based on THick Gas Electron Multipliers, Med.Phys., Vol. 45, 2018, pp. 1241-1254.

    S. Darvishmolla , K. Chin, W.V. Prestwich, S.H. Byun, Development of a compact and cost effective multi-input digital signal processing system, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A, Vol. 879, 2018, pp. 13-18.

    R. Garnett, W.V. Prestwich, W.V. Prestwicha, M. Wong , S.H. Byun, Characterization of a LaBr3(Ce) detector for gamma-ray spectrometry for CANDU power reactors, Radiat. Meas., Vol. 106, 2017, pp. 628-631.

    A. Hanu, J. Barberiz, D. Bonneville, S.H. Byun et al., NEUDOSE - A CubeSat mission for dosimetry of charged and neutral particles, Radiat. Res., Vol. 187, 2017, pp. 42-49.

    Z. Chandani, W.V. Prestwich, S.H. Byun, Development of low level 226Ra analysis for live fish using gamma-ray spectrometry, Radiat. Phys. Chem., Vol. 135, 2017, pp. 23-27.

    E.M. Johnston , S.H. Byun, M.J. Farquharson, Determination of optimal metallic secondary target thickness, collimation, and exposure parameters for x-ray tube based polarized EDXRF, X-Ray Spectrom., Vol. 46, 2017, pp. 93-101.

    Z. Anjomani , A. Hanu, W.V. Prestwich, S.H. Byun, Development of a multi-element microdosimetric detector based on a thick gas electron multiplier, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A, Vol. 847, 2017, pp. 117-124.

    S. Darvishmolla , W.V. Prestwich, S.H. Byun, A comprehensive radiation dose measurements and Monte Carlo simulation for the 7Li(p,n) accelerator neutron field, Radiat. Prot. Dosim., Vol. 171, 2016, pp. 421-430.

    H. Katalmohseni, W. Matysiak, D.R. Chettle, S.H. Byun, N. Priest, W.V. Prestwich, W.V. Prestwich, Optimization of data analysis for the in vivo neutron activation analysis of aluminum in bone, Appl. Radiat. Isot., Vol. 116, 2016, pp. 34-40.

    H. Katalmohseni, D. Cowan, D.R. Chettle, N.D. Priest, W.V. Prestwich, S.H. Byun, W.V. Prestwich, In vivo neutron activation study of the short-term kinetic behaviour of sodium and chlorine in the human hand, Physiol. Meas., Vol. 37, 2016, pp. N76-N83.

    A. Hanu, W.V. Prestwich, S.H. Byun, A data acquisition system for two-dimensional position sensitive micropattern gas detectors with delay-line readout, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A, Vol. 780, 2015, pp. 33-39.

    Z. Anjomani , A. Hanu, W.V. Prestwich, S.H. Byun, Monte Carlo design study for thick gas electron multiplier-based multi-element microdosimetric detector, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A, Vol. 757, 2014, pp. 67-74.

  • PhD students

    2018 - Present Richard Garnett

    2017 - Present Thomas Domingo

    2016 - Present Devin Burke

    MSc students/strong>

    2018 - Present Xingzhi (Steven) Cheng

    2018 - Present JiYoung (Natalie) Kim

    2018 - Present Laila Omar Nazir

    Post MSc researchers

    2018 - Present YeEun Kim

    2018 - Present Xin (Lillian) Tong

    2018 - Present JungHwan (Kevin) Choi

  • MedPhys 4R06: Radiation & Radioisotope Methodology

    MedPhys 775: Advanced Radiation Physics

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Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.27650
Email Inquiries:
radgrad@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

McMaster University
General Sciences Building, Room 109
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
(905) 525-9140 ext. 27650
Email Inquiries:
radgrad@mcmaster.ca