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Alan W. Hunt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
(208) 282-5966
Physical Science Building, Rm 118


  • Ph.D., Harvard University, 2000
  • B.S., University of Michigan (High Honors), 1994


  • 2002-present: Research Assistant Professor, Idaho State University
  • 2001-2002: Instructor, Washington State University
  • 2001-2002: Assistant Research Professor, Washington State University
  • 2000-2001: Research Associate, Washington State University


The Development of the Intense Positron Beam at Washington State University, A.W. Hunt, L. Pilant, D.B. Cassidy, R. Tjossem, M. Shurtliff, M.H. Weber and K.G. Lynn, Applied Surface Science 194, 296 (2002).

The Color of Red Mercuric Iodide at Cryogenic Temperatures, A.W. Hunt, G. Ciampi, B. Twamley, F. Vaccaro, R. Tjossem and K.G. Lynn, The Journal of Applied Physics 90, 5936 (2001)

Resonant vs. Non-Resonant Nuclear Excitation of 115-IN by Positron Annihilation, D.B. Cassidy, A.W. Hunt, P. Asoka-Kumar, B.V. Bhat, T.E. Cowan, R.H. Howell, K.G. Lynn, A.P. Mills, J.C. Palathingal and J.A. Golovchenko, Physical Review C 64, 054603 (2001)

Doppler Broadening of In-Flight Positron Annihilation Radiation Due to electron Momentum, A.W. Hunt, D.B. Cassidy, P.A. Sterne, T.E. Cowan, R.H. Howell, K.G. Lynn and J.A. Golevchenko, Physical Review Letters 86, 5612 (2001)

Improved Source and Transport of Monoenergetic MeV Positrons, F.A. Selim, A.W. Hunt, J.A. Golovchenko, R.H. Howell, R. Haakenaasen and K.G. Lynn, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B, 171, 182 (2000)

Multiple Scattering Measurements of Energetic Positrons in a Thin Gold Polycrystal, F.A. Selim, A.W. Hunt, R. Howell, K.G. Lynn and J.A. Golovchenko, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B, 168, 1 (2000)

In-Flight Annihilation during Positron Channeling, A.W. Hunt, D.B. Cassidy, F.A. Selim, R. Haakenaasen, T.E. Cowan, r.H. Howell, K.G. Lynn and J.A. Golovchenko, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B, 164, 44 (2000)

Photonuclear Fission from High Energy electrons from Ultraintense Laser-Solid Interactions, T.e. Cowan, A.w. Hunt, T.w. Phillips, S.C. Wilks, M.D. Perry, W. Foundtain, S. Hatchett, J. Johnson, M.H. Key, T. Parnell, D.M. Pennington, R.A. Snavely, and Y. Takahashi, Physical Review Letters 84, 903 (2000)


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