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Mark Murphy

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-7331

PNNL Publications


  • Spencer M.P., A. Zwoster, T.T. Bisel, M.K. Murphy, and L.S. Fifield. 2020. "Sequential versus Simultaneous Aging of XLPE Nuclear Cable Insulation Subjected to Elevated Temperature and Gamma Radiation." In IEEE Electrical Insulation Conference (EIC 2020), June 22-July 3, 2020, Knoxville, TN, 50-53. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-150824. doi:10.1109/EIC47619.2020.9158657


  • Murphy M.K., and J. Kamen. 2019. "Deciding Between an X-Ray and 137Cs Irradiator - It's Not Just About Energy Spectra." Radiation Research 192, no. 5:493-506. PNNL-SA-144404. doi:10.1667/RR15395.1
  • Qiao H., B.J. Riley, M.K. Murphy, J.R. Roth, S.W. Martin, and J. Ballato. 2019. "Gamma Irradiation of Novel Optical Glasses at Elevated Temperature." In Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 121, 447-450. PNNL-SA-145207. doi:10.13182/T31333


  • Jacob R.E., M.K. Murphy, J.A. Creim, and J.P. Carson. 2013. "Detecting Radiation-Induced Injury Using Rapid 3D Variogram Analysis of CT Images of Rat Lungs." Academic Radiology 20, no. 10:1264-1271. PNNL-SA-93209. doi:10.1016/j.acra.2013.07.001
  • Thrall K.D., J.A. Lovaglio, M.K. Murphy, R.N. Cataneo, A. Chaturvedi, M. Mundada, and U. Patel, et al. 2013. "A Dose-Dependent Hematological Evaluation of Whole-Body Gamma-Irradiation in the Gottingen Minipig." Health Physics 105, no. 3:245-252. PNWD-SA-9810. doi:10.1097/HP.0b013e31829253a1


  • Sundaram S.K., J.S. McCloy, B.J. Riley, M.K. Murphy, H. Qiao, C.F. Windisch, and E.D. Walter, et al. 2012. "Gamma Radiation Effects on Physical, Optical, and Structural Properties of Binary As-S glasses." Journal of the American Ceramic Society 95, no. 3:1048-1055. PNNL-SA-78558. doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.04938.x


  • Zelinski M.B., M.K. Murphy, M. Lawson, A. Jurisicova, K.F. Pau, N.P. Toscano, and D.S. Jacob, et al. 2011. "In-vivo Delivery of FTY720 Prevents Radiation-induced Ovarian Failure and Infertility in Adult Female nonhuman Primates." Fertility and Sterility 95, no. 4:1440-1445.e7. PNWD-SA-8864. doi:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.01.012


  • Clark R.A., S.D. Miller, D.J. Robertson, R.A. Gregg, M.K. Murphy, and J.M. Schwantes. 2010. "INTRINSIC DOSIMETRY: A POTENTIAL NEW TOOL FOR NUCLEAR FORENSICS INVESTIGATIONS." In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, July 11-15, 2010, Baltimore, Maryland. Deerfield, Illinois:INMM. PNNL-SA-73340.


  • Schwantes J.M., S.D. Miller, R.K. Piper, M.K. Murphy, J.E. Amonette, S.E. Bonde, and D.C. Duckworth. 2009. "Intrinsic dosimetry of glass containers used to transport nuclear materials: Potential implications to the fields of waste management and nuclear forensics." Radiation Measurements 44, no. 4:405-408. PNNL-SA-68792. doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2009.04.012
  • Zhang Q., J.Z. Hu, D.N. Rommereim, M.K. Murphy, R.P. Phipps, D.L. Huso, and J.F. Dicello. 2009. "Application of High-Resolution H-1 MAS NMR Spectroscopy to the Analysis of Intact Bones from Mice Exposed to Gamma Radiation." Radiation Research 172, no. 5:607-616. PNWD-SA-8286. doi:10.1667/RR1715.1


  • Carter G.L., A.R. Stithem, M.K. Murphy, and A.K. Smith. 2008. High Exposure Facility Technical Description. PNNL-17320. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. High Exposure Facility Technical Description
  • Miller S.D., M.K. Murphy, K.L. Simmons, C. Yahnke, C. Yoder, B. Markey, and M. Salasky, et al. 2008. "A HIGH-PRECISION, TISSUE-EQUIVALENT DOSIMETER FOR NUCLEAR ACCIDENT AND RADIATION ONCOLOGY APPLICATIONS BASED ON OPTICALLY STIMULATED LUMINESCENCE (OSL) IN AL2O3:C." Radiation Measurements 43, no. 2-6:875-878. PNWD-SA-7895. doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2007.12.054
  • Schwantes J.M., S.D. Miller, R.K. Piper, M.K. Murphy, J.E. Amonette, S.E. Bonde, and D.C. Duckworth. 2008. "INTRINSIC DOSIMETRY OF GLASS CONTAINERS USED TO TRANSPORT NUCLEAR MATERIALS: Potential Implications to the Field of Nuclear Forensics." In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Facility Operations - Safeguards Interface, March 30 - April 4, 2008, Portland, Oregon, Paper No. 78. La Grange, Illinois:American Nuclear Society. PNNL-SA-61726.


  • Miller S.D., and M.K. Murphy. 2006. "Technical Performance of the Luxel Al2O3:C Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dosemeter Element at Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Accident Dose Levels." Radiation Protection Dosimetry. PNWD-SA-7505. doi:10.1093/rpd/ncl500


  • Bihl D.E., T.P. Lynch, M.K. Murphy, L.E. Myers, R.K. Piper, and J.T. Rolph. 2005. Radiation and Health Technology Laboratory Capabilities. PNNL-10354 Rev. 2. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Radiation and Health Technology Laboratory Capabilities
  • Sowa M.B., M.K. Murphy, J.H. Miller, J.C. McDonald, D.J. Strom, and G.A. Kimmel. 2005. "A Variable-Energy Electron Microbeam: A Unique Modality for Targeted Low-LET Radiation." Radiation Research 164, no. 5:695-700. PNNL-SA-40439.


  • Kovacs A., M. Baranyai, P.G. Fuochi, M. Lavalle, U. Corda, S.D. Miller, and M.K. Murphy, et al. 2004. "The application of Sunna dosimeter film for process control at industrial gamma- and electron beam irradiation facilities." Radiation Physics and Chemistry 71, no. 1-2:329-333. PNNL-SA-43378.
  • Murphy M.K., R.K. Piper, L.R. Greenwood, M.G. Mitch, P.J. Lamperti, S.M. Seltzer, and M.J. Bales, et al. 2004. "Evaluation of the new cesium-131 seed for use in low-energy x-ray brachytherapy." Medical Physics 31, no. 6:1529-1538. PNNL-SA-38799.


  • Goles R.W., M. Johnson, R.K. Piper, J.D. Peters, M.K. Murphy, M.S. Mercado, and D.E. Bihl, et al. 2003. Radiation and Health Technology Laboratory Capabilities. PNNL-10354 Rev 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Radiation and Health Technology Laboratory Capabilities
  • Murphy M.K., A. Kovacs, S.D. Miller, and W.L. Mclaughlin. 2003. "Dose Response and Post-irradiation Characteristics of the Sunna 535-nm Photo-Fluorescent Film Dosimeter." Radiation Physics and Chemistry 68, no. 6:981-994. PNNL-SA-34912.
  • Murphy M.K., A. Kovacs, W.L. Mclaughlin, S.D. Miller, and J.M. Puhl. 2003. "Sunna 535-nm photo-fluorescent film dosimeter response to different environmental conditions." Radiation Physics and Chemistry 68, no. 6:995-1003. PNNL-SA-34914.


  • Kovacs A., M. Baranyai, L. Wojnarovits, S.D. Miller, M.K. Murphy, W.L. Mclaughlin, and I. Slezsak, et al. 2002. "Applicability of the Sunna dosimeter for food irradiation control." Radiation Physics and Chemistry 63, no. 3-6:777-780. PNNL-SA-31596.
  • Miller S.D., M.K. Murphy, M.R. Tinker, A. Kovacs, and W. Mclaughlin. 2002. "Characteristics and Performance of the Sunna High Dose Dosemeter Using Green Photoluminescence and UV Absorption Readout Methods." Radiation Protection Dosimetry 101, no. 1-4:53-58. PNNL-SA-38269.
  • Murphy M.K., S.D. Miller, A. Kovacs, W.L. Mclaughlin, and I. Slezsak. 2002. "Characterization of a new photo-fluorescent film dosimeter for high-radiation dose applications." Radiation Physics and Chemistry 63, no. 3-6:751-754. PNNL-SA-31595.
  • Sowa M.B., G.A. Kimmel, J.H. Miller, J.C. Mcdonald, M.K. Murphy, D.J. Strom, and B.D. Thrall, et al. 2002. "Spatially Resolved Single-Cell Irradiator to Study Bystander Responses to Low-LET Radiation." Radiation Research 158, no. 3:375-376. PNNL-SA-40190.


  • Piper R.K., M.K. Murphy, J.E. Tanner, A.K. Thompson, and R.B. Schwartz. 2000. "A summary and status of traceability to national standards for Cf-252 used at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory." In Instrumentation, Measurements, and Electronic Dosimetry: Proceedings of the 33rd Midyear Topical Meeting, January 30, 2000-February 2, 2000, Virginia Beach, Virginia., 215-221. Madisono, Wisconsin:Medical Physics Publishing. PNNL-SA-31679.

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