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Terrence J. Jach (Fed)

Participatory Research Team Director and spokesperson, NIST  X-24A beamline, National Synchrotron Light Source,Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1996-2004 

Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Collaborative Access Team (SRI CAT), Advanced Photon Source (APS), Argonne National Laboratory, 1997-2002

3 US patents

System for Detecting and Real Time Processing X-Ray Pulses from Microcalorimeter Detectors” Terrence J. Jach and Stephen M. Thurgate, US Patent No. 10345249, July 9, 2019.

Professional affiliations: American Physical Society, American Vacuum Society, Secretary of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter (2006-present), Neutron Scattering Society of America


2020 AVS Fellow


Near-edge x-ray absorption and emission of cyanates and thiocyanates

Karina Bzheumikhova, John Vinson, Yves Kayser, Rainer Unterumsberger, Terrence J. Jach, Burkhard Beckhoff
The comparability and reliability of the analysis of the electronic structure of selected cyanates and thio- cyanates at the nitrogen K edge based on BSE

Controllable Catastrophe X-Ray Focusing

S M. Durbin, Terrence J. Jach, S. Kim, J. A. Aust
The interaction of waves with inhomogeneous media leads to the natural focusing of light, the channelling of waves into stable caustics such as the pattern of

Patents (2018-Present)

Created October 9, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022