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Daniel S. Hussey

Research Topics and Duties:

  • Neutron focusing with axisymmetric optics, developed under a 2013 NIST IMS project "A Neutron Microscope for Energy and Materials Research"
  • Development of high resolution and cold neutron phase imaging techniques
  • Neutron imaging of operating proton exchange fuel cells and lithium ion batteries
  • Measurement of water permeabilities of porous materials with neutron imaging
  • Measurement of the polarized n,3Hecross section with neutron interferometry
  • Measurement of the neutron EDM in perfect single crystal silicon
  • Manage imaging facility user program through solicitation of beam time proposals; perform safety analyses; assist users with experiment planning, execution, analysis, and publication of results

Awards and Honors

  • Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering, 2009
  • DOE Hydrogen Program Research and Development Award, project team member, 2007
  • IOP Select article, "Feasibility of single-view coded source neutron transmission tomography", K.J. Coakley and D.S. Hussey, 2007 Meas. Sci. Technol. 18 3391-3398 doi:10.1088/0957-0233/18/11/019
  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2004
  • J.B. Dutcher Outstanding Graduate Student in Experimental Research, 2003
  • Indiana University Chancellor Fellowship, 1999
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1999
  • John W. McConnell Scholarship, 1998
  • Robert E. Houston, Jr. Physics Award, 1997
  • McIninch Foundation Scholarship, 1996
  • Eagle Scout, 1992

Society Membership

  • American Physical Society
  • The Electrochemical Society


  • K.M. Short, D. Hussey and K. Johnson, "Method and apparatus for compressed chaotic music synthesis," U.S. Patent No. 6,137,045, October 24, 2000.
  • K.M. Short, D. Hussey and K. Johnson, "Method and apparatus for compressed chaotic music synthesis," WO Patent 2,001,035,387, May 18, 2001.


Study of the neutron spin-orbit interaction in silicon

Thomas R. Gentile, Michael G. Huber, Muhammad D. Arif, Daniel S. Hussey, David L. Jacobson, Donald D. Koetke, Murray Peshkin, Thomas Dombeck, Paul Nord, Dimitry A. Pushin, Robert Smither
The neutron spin-orbit interaction, which results from the interaction of a moving neutron's magnetic dipole moment (MDM) with the atomic electric elds, induces
Created April 7, 2019