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Catherine Cooksey

Catherine Cooksey is a Research Chemist in the Sensor Science Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. She serves as project leader for NIST's Spectrophotometry Calibrations and Quality Manager for the Sensor Science Division and is involved in several collaborative research projects.

Dr. Cooksey was a recipient of a NIST/NRC Postdoctoral Research Associateship. During her fellowship period, she investigated the low-frequency absorption spectra of biomolecules in aqueous environments.

Research projects:

Spectrophotometry

Reflectance measurements of human skin

Publications

Exposure Study on the Aging of PTFE and Ceramic Diffusers

Author(s)
Benjamin K. Tsai, Catherine C. Cooksey, David W. Allen, Christopher C. White, Walter E. Byrd, Deborah S. Jacobs
This paper describes efforts to quantify the effects of aging in the ultraviolet (UV) on polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and ceramic samples. Long term UV aging

Optimization of 6LiF:ZnS(Ag) Scintillator Light Yield using GEANT4

Author(s)
Y. Yehuda-Zada, Kevin NMN Pritchard, Jeffrey B Ziegler, Catherine C Cooksey, Kerry NMN Siebein, M. Jackson, C. Hurlbut, Y. Kadmon, Y. Cohen, R. M. Ibberson, Charles F. Majkrzak, Nick C. Maliszewskyj, I. Orion, A. Osovizky
A new cold neutron detector has been developed at the NCNR for the CANDoR project. Geometric and performance constraints dictate that this detector be

6LiF:ZnS(Ag) Mixture Optimization for a Miniature Highly Efficient Cold Neutron Detector

Author(s)
A. Osovizky, Kevin NMN Pritchard, Jeffrey B Ziegler, Louis Edward Binkley, Y. Yehuda-Zada, Peter NMN Tsai, Alan Keith Thompson, Catherine C Cooksey, Kerry NMN Siebein, Nancy Jane Hadad, M. Jackson, C. Hurlbut, R. Ibberson, George M Baltic, Charles F. Majkrzak, Nick C. Maliszewskyj
We report the optimization of a ^6^LiF:ZnS(Ag) scintillator mixture for an ultrathin (~2nm), highly efficient cold neutron dector. Preliminary results with
Created June 4, 2019