Research Areas: Advanced Characterization; Nuclear Fuels
Master of Science in Geological Science, Idaho State University, 1998
Member of the Microanalysis Society
Member of the European Microanalysis Society
Wright, K.E., Popa, K., Poeml, P., 2017, Synthesis and characterization of PuPO4--a potential analytical standard for EPMA actinide quantification, accepted for publication in the journal, "IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering" (in press)
Wright, K.E., Van Rooyen I.J., 2016, Electron Probe Microanalysis of Irradiated and 1600oC Safety-Tested AGR-1 TRISO Fuel Particles with Low and High Retained 110mAg, 2016 ANS Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada
Wright, K.E., Van Rooyen, I. J., 2016, Fission Product Distribution in Irradiated TRISO Fuel, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 22 (S3), 1490-1491
Patent: "Long-Lasting Decontamination Foam"
Patent: "Surface Decontamination Compositions and Methods"
R&D100 award (2011): "Rad-Release Decontamination Technology"
Electron probe microanalysis of irradiated nuclear fuels to include metal, oxide, and TRISO type fuels
Development of primary and secondary check standards to increase the accuracy of EPMA analysis of irradiated fuels
Developing and testing radiological decontamination methods