KENNETH ALAN VAN RIPER
PUBLICATIONS

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Computer Study of Isotope Production in High Power Accelerators
KVR, S. G. Mashnik, and W. B. Wilson
(LANL Report LA-UR-99-360), Nucl. Instr. Meth. A., 436, 576, 2001
Fetal Dose Assessment from Invasive Special Procedures by Monte Carlo Methods
R. Metzger, R. and KVR
Medical Physics 26, 1714, 1999
RX J0720.4-3125: Implications for Neutron Star Cooling and the Dense Matter Equation of State
John C.L. Wang, Bennett Link, KVR, Keith A. Arnaud, and Juan A. Miralles
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 345, 869, 1999
Convection in the Surface Layers of Neutron Stars
Juan A. Miralles, KVR, and Vadim Urpin
Astrophysical Journal, 480, 358, 1997
Accurate Evaluation of Fermi-Dirac Integrals and Their Derivatives for Arbitrary Degeneracy and Relativity
Juan A. Miralles and KVR
Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 105, 407
Abstract
A Gamma-Ray Monte Carlo Study of the Clumpy Debris of SN1987A
Adam Burrows and KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 455, 215, 1995
Abstract
Frictional Heating and Neutron Star Thermal Evolution
KVR, Bennett Link, and Richard I. Epstein
Accepted for Publication by Astrophysical Journal, 448, 294, 1995.
Abstract
Rapid Cooling and the Structure of Neutron Stars
James M. Lattimer, KVR, Madappa Prakash, and Manju Prakash
Astrophysical Journal, 425, 802, 1994
Crustal Magnetic Field Decay in Neutron Stars and the Nature of Superdense Matter
Vadim A. Urpin and KVR
Astrophysical Journal Letters, 411, L87, 1993
A Monte Carlo Model for Retrospective Analysis of Shield Design in a Diagnostic X-Ray Room
R. Metzger, R. Richardson, and KVR
Health Physics 65(2), 164, 1993
The Boltzmann Equation in General Relativistic Rotating Systems: Cooling of Rotating Neutron Stars
Juan A. Miralles, KVR,and James M. Lattimer
Astrophysical Journal, 407, 687, 1993
Pulsar Glitches, Neutron Star Structure, and Dense Matter
Bennett Link, Richard I. Epstein, and KVR
Nature, 359, 616, 1992
Soft X-ray Pulses from Neutron Star Glitches
KVR, Richard I. Epstein, and Guy S. Miller
Astrophysical Journal Letters, 381, L47, 1991
SN1991T: Gamma-Ray Observatory's First Supernova?
Adam Burrows, Anurag Shankar, and KVR
Astrophysical Journal Letters, 379, L7, 1991
Steady State Energy Sources in Neutron Stars
KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 372, 251, 1991
Neutron Star Thermal Evolution
KVR
Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 75 449, 1991
Magnetic Neutron Star Atmospheres
KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 329, 339, 1988
Effects of Nuclear Equation of State on General Relativistic Stellar Core Collapse Models
KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 326, 235, 1988
The Effects of Neutrino Transport on the Collapse of Iron Stellar Cores
E. S. Myra, S. A. Bludman, Y. Hoffman, I. Lichtenstadt, N. Sack, and KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 318, 744, 1987
Stellar Core Collapse: II. Inner Core Bounce and Shock Propagation
KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 257, 793, 1982
Stellar Core Collapse: I. Infall Epoch
KVR and James M. Lattimer
Astrophysical Journal, 249, 270, 1981
Neutron Star Evolution and Results from the Einstein X-Ray Observatory
KVR and D. Q. Lamb
Astrophysical Journal Letters, 244, L13, 1981
Adiabatic Stellar Core Collapse: Propagation of the Shock
KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 240, 658, 1980
General Relativistic Hydrodynamics and the Adiabatic Collapse of Stellar Cores
KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 232, 558, 1979
Stellar Collapse and Explosion: Hydrodynamics of the Core
KVR and W. D. Arnett
Astrophysical Journal Letters, 225, L129, 1978
Diffusion Approximation to Neutrino Transport in Dense Matter
S. A. Bludman and KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 224, 631, 1978
The Hydrodynamics of Stellar Collapse
KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 221, 304, 1978
Equation of State of an Ideal Fermi Gas
S. A. Bludman and KVR
Astrophysical Journal, 212, 859, 1977
Composition and Equation of State of Thermally Dissociated Matter
KVR and S. A. Bludman
Astrophysical Journal, 212, 239, 1977
Mass and Stability of Rigidly Rotating Polytropes
KVR
Annals of Physics, 90, 530, 1975


BOOK EDITED

Isolated Pulsars
eds. KVR, Richard I. Epstein, and Cheng Ho
(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 1993


CONTRIBUTED PAPERS


Application of a Sitting MIRD Phantom for Effective Dose Calculations, R. H. Olsher and KVR, Proceedings of the ICRS-10/RPS 2004 Conference, 9-14 May 2004, Funchal, Portugal.

Ford Motor Company NDE Facility Shielding Design, R. L. Metzger, KVR, and M. H. Jones, Proceedings of the ICRS-10/RPS 2004 Conference, 9-14 May 2004, Funchal, Portugal.

A CT & MRI Scan to MCNP Input Conversion Program, KVR, Proceedings of the ICRS-10/RPS 2004 Conference, 9-14 May 2004, Funchal, Portugal.

Mesh and Volume Fraction Capabilities in Moritz, KVR, Workshop on Common Tools and Interfaces for Deterministic Radiation Transport, for Monte Carlo, and Hybrid Codes (3D-TRANS-2003), 25–26 September 2003, Issy-les Moulineaux, France.

3D Display of Very Large MCNPX and MCNP Lattices in Moritz, KVR, Proceedings of the Nuclear Mathematical and Computational Sciences: A Century in Review, A Century Anew, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, April 6-11, 2003, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL.

Analysis of and Refinements to the Sabrina Volume Fraction Algorithm, KVR, Proceedings of the Nuclear Mathematical and Computational Sciences: A Century in Review, A Century Anew, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, April 6-11, 2003, on CD-ROM, American Nuclear Society, LaGrange Park, IL.

Prospective Treatment Planning for Invasive Special Procedures: A Bilateral Transureteral Stent Placement in a Pregnant Patient
R. L. Metzger and KVR
Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Radiation Serving Society, Santa Fe, NM, April, 2002.
A Cadmium Zinc Telluride Array Spectrometer for Treaty Confidence Building Measurements
R. L. Metzger and KVR
Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Radiation Serving Society, Santa Fe, NM, April, 2002.
Radionuclide Depth Distribution by Collimated Spectroscopy
KVR, R. L. Metzger, and K. J. Kearfott
Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Radiation Serving Society, Santa Fe, NM, April, 2002.
Radiation Transport in the LANSCE IPF Stairwell
KVR
Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Radiation Serving Society, Santa Fe, NM, April, 2002.
Creation and Viewing of MCNP/MCNPX Meshes and Grid Tally Data in Moritz
KVR
Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Radiation Serving Society, Santa Fe, NM, April, 2002.
Interactive 3D Display of MCNP Geometry Models
KVR
Proceedings of the ANS International Meeting on Mathematical Methods for Nuclear Applications, Salt Lake, UT, Sept. 2001
Shielding Studies for the LANL Isotope Production Facility
KVR
Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Radiation Protection for our National Priorities, Spokane, WA, Sept. 17, 2000, 161.
New Features in Sabrina
KVR
Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Radiation Protection for our National Priorities, Spokane, WA, Sept. 17-21, 2000, p. 316.
Computer Study of Isotope Production in High Power Accelerators
KVR, S. G. Mashnik, and W. B. Wilson
Bulletin of The American Physical Society Series II, Vol. 44, No. 1, Part I, p. 263, 1999
Fetal Dose Assessment from Invasive Special Procedures by Monte Carlo Methods
R. L. Metzger and KVR
Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America Chicago, IL, December 1, 1998
Study of Isotope Production in High Power Accelerators
KVR, S. G. Mashnik, and W. B. Wilson
Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Simulating Accelerator Radiation Environments (SARE4), Knoxville, TN, Sept. 14-16, 1998, page 257
Status of CINDER'90 Code and Data
W. B. Wilson and KVR
SARE4 Proceedings, page 69, 1998
Shielding Against Beam Spills at the LANSCE Target Irradiation Facility
KVR
SARE4 Proceedings, page 329, 1998
Production and Validation of Isotope Production CX Library for Neutrons and Protons to 1.7 GeV
S. G. Mashnik, W. B. Wilson, and KVR
SARE4 Proceedings, page 151
MCNP Studies of Doses from Clinical X-Ray Procedures
KVR and Robert L. Metzger
Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 75, 142, 1996
Modeling of Supernova Gamma-Ray Emission by MCNP
KVR and Adam Burrows
Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 75, 143, 1996
Variable Human Anthropomorphic Models
KVR, Donna L. Spikes, and Robert G. McDowell
Proceedings of the 1996 Radiation Protection and Shielding Division Topical Meeting, (American Nuclear Society), p 643 April, 1996
The Use of Particle Tracks in Problem Analysis
KVR, G. W. McKinney, and T. J. Urbatsch
Proceedings of the The Fifth International Conference on Nuclear Criticality Safety, 17-22 September, 1995, Albuquerque, NM, p6-175
Analyses and Visualization of MCNP Criticality Results
R. A. Forster, T. E. Booth, T. J. Urbatsch, KVR, and L. S. Waters
Proceedings of the The Fifth International Conference on Nuclear Criticality Safety, 17-22 September, 1995, Albuquerque, NM, p 6-160
Justine, the Unified Graphical User Interface for LARAMIE
S. R. Lee, J. W. Anderson, J. D. Fowler, A. T. Lake, K. R. Koch, P. D. Soran, L. A. Crotzer, and KVR
Proceedings of the The Fifth International Conference on Nuclear Criticality Safety, 17-22 September, 1995, Albuquerque, NM, p 6-138
Unified Graphical User Interface for the Los Alamos Radiation Transport Code System
S. R. Lee, J. W. Anderson, D. G. Collins, J. D. Fowler, N. A. Hammar, H. G. Hughes III, N. D. Keen, K. R. Koch, P. D. Soran, J. A. Takamine, and KVR
Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 71, 402, 1994
Unified Graphical User Interface for the Los Alamos Radiation Modeling Interactive Environment
S. R. Lee, J. W. Anderson, D. G. Collins, J. D. Fowler, N. A. Hammar, H. G. Hughes III, N. D. Keen, K. R. Koch, P. D. Soran, J. A. Takamine, and KVR
Nuclear Explosives Code Development Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1994
Geometry Creation for MCNP by Sabrina and XSM
KVR
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Radiation Shielding (American Nuclear Society), p 439, 1994
Rapid Cooling and Structure of Neutron Stars
KVR and James M. Lattimer
in Isolated Pulsars, eds. K. A. Van Riper, R. I. Epstein, and C. Ho (Cambridge: Cambridge), p 122, 1993
Constraints on the Nuclear Matter Equation of State from Pulsar Glitches
Bennett Link, Richard I. Epstein, and KVR
in Isolated Pulsars, eds. K. A. Van Riper, R. I. Epstein, and C. Ho (Cambridge: Cambridge), p 28, 1993
Interactive MCNP Input Generation
KVR
Nuclear Explosives Code Development Conference, Sunnyvale, California, 1992
Sabrina for the 1990s
KVR
Nuclear Explosives Code Development Conference, Sunnyvale, California, 1992
Interactive Code Input and 1-Dimensional Zoning Generator
KVR
Nuclear Explosives Code Development Conference, Monterey, California, 1990
Steady State Energy Sources in Neutron Stars
KVR
Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., 22, No.~2, 842, 1990
TIKTEK-A Tektronix Emulator Based on 2DGMR
KVR
in Proceedings of Apollo Domain User's Society Conference 8, ed. A. Woloski (Chelmsford, MA: ADUS), p. 131, 1989
Radiation Transport in X-Ray Transients
KVR and R. K. Wallace
presented at ``Radiation Hydrodynamics in Stars and Compact Objects'', International Astronomical Union Colloquium No.~89 (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1985
Neutron Star Evolution
KVR
Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., 15, No.~4, 674, 1983
Neutron Star Cooling: Effects of Envelope Physics
KVR
in Supernova Remnants and their X-Ray Emission, eds. J. Danziger and P. Gorenstein (Dordrecht: Reidel), p. 471, 1983
Equation of State in Stellar Collapse
KVR and J. M. Lattimer
Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., 12, No.~4, 832, 1980
Neutron Star Evolution: Confronting Theoretical Cooling Curves with Results from the Einstein Observatory
KVR and D. Q. Lamb
Bull. Am. Phys. Soc., 25, No.~4, 511, 1980
Octupole Gravitational Radiation from Slowly Rotating Stellar Collapse
KVR and M. Turner
Bull. Am. Phys. Soc., 25, No.~1, 38, 1980
Hydrodynamics of Stellar Collapse and Supernova Explosion
KVR
In summary of Workshop on Supernova and Collapse (W.~Hillebrandt, Chmn.), Proc. of 9th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, Ann. NY Acad. Sci., 336, 395, 1980
Neutron Star Evolution: Confronting Theoretical Cooling Curves with Results from the Einstein Observatory
D. Q. Lamb and KVR
Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., 11, No.~4, 779, 1979
Neutron Star Cooling: Today's Surface Temperatures Compared with the Einstein Observatory Results
KVR and D. Q. Lamb
Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., 11, No.~4, 702, 1979
Gravitational Radiation from Collapses of Slowly Rotating Stellar Cores
KVR and M. Turner
Bull. Am. Phys. Soc., 24, No.~4, 566, 1979
Core Collapse and Bounce (?): Results of Simulations Using the Illinois Equation of State
KVR and J. M. Lattimer
Bull. Am. Phys. Soc., 24, No.~3, 370, 1979
Neutrinos from Gravitational Collapse
KVR
in Neutrinos-78, p. 105 (E. C. Fowler ed.; West Lafayette, Purdue Univ.), 1978
General Relativistic Hydrodynamic Stellar Collapse to a Hot Neutron Star or Black Hole
KVR
Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., 10, No.~2, 425, 1978
Maximum Mass of Neutron Stars Formed in Stellar Collapse
KVR
Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., 9, No.~4, 597, 1977
Quasistatic Evolution of a Collapsing Stellar Core
KVR
Bull. Am. Phys. Soc., 22, No.~1, 339, 1977


OTHER WORK and REPORTS

Radionuclide Depth Distribution by Collimated Spectroscopy
KVR, Robert L. Metzger, and Kimberlee Kearfott
DOE SBIR Phase I Final Report, 2002.
LANSCE Isotope Production Facility-Radiation Transfer in the Stairwell
KVR
White Rock Science Report 01-18, 2001
LANSCE Isotope Production Facility-Utility Chase Study
KVR
White Rock Science Report 99-14, 2000
RSEMCA Spectroscopy Program User's Guide
KVR
Radiation Safety Engineering, Inc. Report, 1999
LANSCE Isotope Production Facility-Transfer Tube Study
KVR
White Rock Science Report 99-12, 1999
LANSCE Isotope Production Facility-Shield Wall Evaluation
KVR
White Rock Science Report 99-11, 1999
Study of Isotope Production in High Power Accelerators: Detailed Report
KVR, S. G. Mashnik, and W. B. Wilson
Los Alamos Report LA-UR-97-5379,
on the web at http://t2.lanl.gov/publications/mediso/mediso.htm, 1998
[ deleted ] Company NDE Facility Shielding Design
R. L. Metzger and KVR
Radiation Safety Engineering, Inc. Report, 1998
LANSCE Isotope Production Facility-Access Shaft Shielding Calculations
KVR
White Rock Science Report 98-3, 1998
LANSCE Isotope Production Facility-Stairwell Shielding Calculations
KVR
White Rock Science Report 97-2, 1997
LANSCE Isotope Production Facility-Shielding Calculations for Revisions 6 and 7 of the Personnel Access Maze
KVR
White Rock Science Report 97-1, 1997
APT Medical Isotope Production Study: F-18 and I-131 Production
KVR, S. G. Mashnik, M. B. Chadwick, M. Herman, A. J. Koning, E. J. Pitcher, A. J. Sierk, G. J. Van Tuyle, L. S. Waters, and W. B. Wilson
Los Alamos Report LA-UR-97-5068, 1997
Sabrina User's Guide-Windows Version
KVR
White Rock Science Manual, 1997
Sabrina User's Guide-Unix Version
KVR
White Rock Science Manual, 1997
BodyBuilder User's Guide
KVR
White Rock Science Manual, 1997
Constructing On-Line Hypertext Help Systems for Scientific Visualization Tools in the X-Window Environment,
Adam. T. Lake, Jacob. W. Anderson, William D. Hachfeld, Stephen. R. Lee, and KVR
LA-UR-95-2910, 1995
Sabrina User's Guide
KVR
LA-UR-93-3696, 1993
How to Use TRIX RED to Format Equations for REDPP and Other Tricks
KVR
LA-9792-M, 1983
GRAPHIT [Computer Code]
KVR
LA-CC-88-16, 1988
TIKTEK [Computer Code]
KVR
LA-CC-89-23, 1989

Last modified: September, 2004
Kenneth A. Van Riper / email