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Thomas Handler

Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Tennessee State University
United States of America

Biography

Professor Thomas Handler earned a B.S. in Physics from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1968, and a Ph.D. degree from Rutgers University in 1975. He joined the staff of the University of Tennessee as a Research Associate Physicist in 1974. In 1977 he became a Visiting Assistant Professor at Tennessee and has been a full Professor since 1992. He is also a faculty affiliate with the University of Tennessee Institute for Nuclear Security and a faculty associate with the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at UT.

Research Interest

Experimental High Energy Physics

Publications

  • Proctor A, Gabriel TA, Hunt AW, Manges J, Handler T. Detecting fissionable materials in a variety of shielding matrices via delayed gamma and neutron photofission signatures—Part 2: Experimental results. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 2012 Jan 11;662(1):71-80.

  • Heinbockel JH, Slaba TC, Blattnig SR, Tripathi RK, Townsend LW, Handler T, Gabriel TA, Pinsky LS, Reddell B, Clowdsley MS, Singleterry RC. Comparison of the transport codes HZETRN, HETC and FLUKA for a solar particle event. Advances in Space Research. 2011 Mar 15;47(6):1079-88.

  • Heinbockel JH, Slaba TC, Blattnig SR, Tripathi RK, Townsend LW, Handler T, Gabriel TA, Pinsky LS, Reddell B, Clowdsley MS, Singleterry RC. Comparison of the transport codes HZETRN, HETC and FLUKA for a solar particle event. Advances in Space Research. 2011 Mar 15;47(6):1079-88.

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