Joined MME in 1996

Education

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Utah, 1974

Research Interests

  • Solid State and Surface Physics
  • Defects in semiconductors and metals
  • Photovoltaic materials
  • Room temperature radiation detectors
  • Thermal stimulated spectroscopies
  • Positron interactions in solids
  • Micro-electrical and mechanical systems
  • Growth of semiconductors and oxide crystals
  • Energy harvesting

National & International Recognition

  • Elected to the Washington State Academy of Science (2012)
  • Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2001)
  • Fellow of The American Physical Society (1988)

Recent Publications

  • “ZnTeO3 Crystal Growth by a Modified Bridgman Technique”, Jalal Nawash and Kelvin Lynn, Submitted to Journal of Materials Science (2014)
  • “Vacancies in NiTi shape memory alloys”, Marc Weber, Tursun Ablekim and Kelvin Lynn, submitted to Journal of Physics: Conference Series, IOP Publishing. (2013)
  • “Simulation studies of the behavior of positrons in a microtrap with long aspect ratio.” Alireza Narimannezhad, Christopher J. Baker, Marc H. Weber, Jia Xu, Kelvin G. Lynn, submitted to Physics of Plasmas (2013)
  • “Fabrication of High Aspect Ratio Micro-Penning-Malmberg Gold Plated Silicon Trap Arrays for Charged Particle Storage” Alireza Narimannezhad, Joshah Jennings, Marc H. Weber, and Kelvin G. Lynn, (JMEMS-2013-0318) submitted to the IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, (2013)
  • “Feasibility of Cooling Positrons via Conduction in Conductive Micro-Tubes”, Alireza Narimannezhad, Joshah Jennings, Marc H. Weber and Kelvin G. Lynn, Physics of Plasmas, tentatively scheduled for publication in February 2014 issue.
  • “Conduction Cooling Effects in Long Aspect Ratio Penning-Malmberg Micro-Traps”, M.A. Khamehchi, C. J. Baker, M.H. Weber and K.G. Lynn, published online 17 January 2014, in Physics of Plasmas (Vol.21, Issue 1) (2014)
  • “Bulk growth of uniform and near stoichiometric cadmium telluride”, Santosh K. Swain, Yunlong Cui, Amlan Datta, Sachin Bhaladhare, Manchanahalli Rohan Rao, Arnold Burger, Kelvin G.Lynn, Journal of Crystal Growth 389, 134–138 (2014)
  • “Correlations of Bridgman-Grown Cd0.9Zn0.1Te Properties with Different Ampoule Rotation Schemes”, Amlan Datta, Santosh Swain, Yunlong Cui, Arnold Burger and Kelvin Lynn, Journal of Electronic Materials, Vol. 42, No. 11 (2013)
  • “Yttrium antisite reduction and improved photodiode performance in Ce doped Y3Al5O12 by Czochralski growth in alumina rich melts”, Drew T. Haven, Peter T. Dickens, Marc H. Weber and Kelvin G. Lynn, Journal of Applied Physics 114, 043102 (2013)
  • “Positron beams from small accelerators and status of a novel positron storage project”, 16th International Conference on Positron Annihilation (ICPA-16), MH Weber, BD Riley, CJ Baker, KG Lynn, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 443 012081, IOP Publishing. (2013)
  • “Vacancy Formation Enthalpy in Polycrystalline Depleted Uranium”, 16th International Conference on Positron Annihilation (ICPA-16), K R Lund, K G Lynn, M H Weber and M A Okuniewski, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 443 012021, IOP Publishing. (2013)
  • “Vibrational Spectroscopy of Na-H Complexes in ZnO”, Narendra S. Parmar, Matthew D. McCluskey, and Kelvin G. Lynn, Journal of Electronic Materials DOI:0.1007/s1664-013-2723-8. (2013)
  • “Fabrication of 3D charged particle trap using through-silicon vias etched by deep reactive ion etching ” Ankita Verma, Joshah Jennings, Ryan D. Johnson, Marc H. Weber, Kelvin G. Lynn, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B31(3), pp. 032001-1 – 032001-9, May/June 2013. (2013)
  • Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Volume 1341, Nuclear Radiation Detection Materials – 2011, Edited by Michael Fiederle, Arnold Burger, Larry Franks, Kelvin Lynn, Dale L. Perry, Kazuhito Yasuda, Cambridge University Press (2012)
  • “Effects of excess tellurium and growth parameters on the band gap defect levels in CdxZn1-xTe”, Raji Soundararajan and Kelvin G. Lynn, Journal of Applied Physics, 112, 073111 (2012).
  • “Quenched ultraviolet defect emission and excellent scintillation performance on a photodiode from heavily cerium doped yttrium aluminum garnet”, Drew T. Haven, Denys Solodovnikov, Marc H. Weber and Kelvin G. Lynn, Applied Physics Letters 101, 041101 (2012).
  • “Single crystal Ce doped scintillator material with garnet structure sensitive to gamma ray and neutron radiation”, D. Solodovnikov, M.H. Weber, D.T. Haven, K.G. Lynn, Journal of Crystal Growth 352, pp. 99-102 (2012).
  • “Progress toward the long time confinement of large positron numbers”, C. J. Baker, J. Jennings, A. Verma, J. Xu, M. H. Weber and K. G. Lynn, European Physical Journal D, 66: 109, EDP Sciences, Societa Italian di Fisica and Springer-Verlag GmbH, (2012).
  • “Preliminary results on Bridgman grown CdZnTe detector crystals assisted by ampoule rotation”, Amlan Datta, Santosh Swain, Yunlong Cui, Arnold Burger, Kelvin Lynn, Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XIV, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8507, 850711 (2012).
  • “Meissner effect funneling”, S.P. McNeil, M.H. Weber and K.G. Lynn, Applied Physics Letters, 99, 054101. (2011).
  • “Anomalous segregation during electrodynamic gradient freeze growth of cadmium zinc telluride”, Nan Zhang, Andrew Yeckel, Arnold Burger, Yunlong Cui, Kelvin G. Lynn, Jeffery J. Derby, Journal of Crystal Growth, 325 (2011) 10-19. (2011).
  • “Positron storage in micro-traps with long aspect ratio: results of computer simulations”, Paola Folegati, Jia Xu, Marc Weber and Kelvin Lynn, 12th International Conference on Slow Positron Beam Techniques (SLOPOS 12), Journal of Physics: Conference Series 262, 012021. (2011)
  • “Hydrogen in red ZnO—defects or lattice expansion”, Marc H. Weber and Kelvin G. Lynn, 12th International Conference on Slow Positron Beam Techniques (SLOPOS 12), Journal of Physics: Conference Series 262, 012063. (2011)
  • “The simulation of moderated positrons behavior in micro-trap with long aspect ratios” J. Xu, M. H. Weber and K. G. Lynn, Proceedings of the International School of Physics “Enrico Fermi”, Course CLXXIV Physics with Many Positrons”, edited by R.S. Brusa, A. Dupasquier and A.P. Mills, Jr., pp. 575-590. IOS Press Amsterdam: SIF, Bologna. (2010)
  • “Positron generation with small accelerators”, M.H Weber, L. Pilant and K.G. Lynn, Proceedings of the International School of Physics “Enrico Fermi”, Course CLXXIV “Physics with Many Positrons”, edited by R.S. Brusa, A. Dupasquier and A.P. Mills, Jr., pp. 481-491. IOS Press Amsterdam: SIF, Bologna. (2010)
  • In Press, “Hierarchical microstructures in CZT”, S.K. Sundaram, C.H. Henager Jr,, D.J. Edwards, A.L. Schemer-Kohrn, M. Bliss, B.R. Riley, M.B. Toloczko, K.G. Lynn, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2010.09.128
  • “Characterization of Secondary Phases and Other Defects in CdZnTe”, Martine C. Duff, Kelvin G. Lynn, Kelly Jones, Raji Soundararajan, John P. Bradley, Hope Ishii, Jeffery Aguiar, Penny Wozniakiewicz, Proceedings of SPIE, Hard X-ray, Gamma-Ray abnd Neutron Detector Physics XII, Vol. 7805, pp. 780503-1 (2010)
  • “High Pressure vertical Bridgman growth of lead magnesium niobate-lead titanate single crystal”, Romit Dhar, Russell Tjossem, Kelvin G. Lynn, Journal of Crystal Growth, 312, pp. 971-977 (2010)
  • Characterization of Intrinsic Defect Levels in CdTe and CdZnTe, Kelvin G. Lynn and Kelly A. Jones, in CdTe and Related Compounds; Physics, Defects, Hetero- and Nano-structures, Crystal Growth, Surfaces and Applications, edited by Robert Triboulet and Paul Siffert, Chapter VC2A, pp. 267-291. Published in association the European Materials Research Society. Elsevier: Oxford. (2010)
  • In Press, “Characterization of etch pit formation via the Everson-etching method on CdZnTe crystal surfaces from the bulk to the nanoscale”, Lucile C. Teague, Martine C. Duff, James R. Cadieux, Raji Soundararajan, Charles R. Schick, Jr., Kelvin C. Lynn, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2010.09.061
  • “Oxygen Deficiency and Hydrogen Turn ZnO Red”, M.H. Weber, N.S. Parmar, K.A. Jones and K.G. Lynn, Journal of Electronic Materials, Vol. 39, No. 5, (2010)
  • “Variations in μτ measurements in cadmium zinc telluride”, K.A. Jones, A. Datta, K.G. Lynn and L.A. Franks, Journal of Applied Physics, 107, 123714-1-6 (2010)
  • ”Characterization of Secondary Phases in Modified Vertical Bridgman Growth CZT”, Martine C. Duff, Kelvin G. Lynn, Zurong R. Dai, John P. Bradley, Nick Teslich, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 7449, 74490N-1-14 (2009)
  • “Modified Vertical Bridgman Growth of Cd1-xZnxTe Detector Grade Crystal in a 4 inch EDG Furnace’, Amlan Datta, Kelly A. Jones, Santosh Swain, Kelvin G. Lynn, 2009 IEEE Nuclear Science Conference Record, N25-220 pp. 1771-1776 (2009)
  • “A Study of Bismuth Induced Levels in CZT Using TEES/TSC”, Raji Soundararajan, Kelly A. Jones, Santosh Swain and Kelvin G. Lynn, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 1164-L10-02 (2009)
  • “Effects of impurities and secondary phases on the performance of CdZnTe Radiation Detectors’, Santosh K. Swain, Kelly A. Jones, Amlan Datta, Kelvin G. Lynn, 2009 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, J05-5, pp. 2415-2418 (2009)
  • “On crucible effects during the growth of cadmium zinc telluride in an electrodynamic gradient freeze furnace”, Gasperino, D., Bliss, M., Jones, K.A., Lynn, K.G., & Derby, J.J. , Journal of Crystal Growth 311, pp. 2327 – 2335, (2009).
  • “Czochralski crystal growth of Zn2Te3O8”, Nawash, J.M. and Lynn, K.G., Journal of Crystal Growth, 10:1016 (2008)
  • “Defect Engineering of ZnO”, M.H. Weber, F.A. Selim, D. Solodovnikov, and K.G. Lynn, Applied Surface Science, 255, pp. 68-70 (2008)