Dr Stephen Tims

Dr Stephen Tims
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Department of Nuclear Physics
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Curriculum vitae
Tims CV (282KB PDF)

Research publications

Book chapter

Dasgupta M, Tims S
Unstable Atoms as Detectives
Ecoscience: The 34th Professor Harry Messel International Science School
Science Foundation for Physics, Sydney (2007) 71-83

Journal article

Lal R, Fifield K, Tims S, Wasson R, Howe D
A study of soil erosion rates using Pu-239, in the wet-dry tropics of northern Australia
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 211, 0()
Pavetich S, Carey Hulyer A, Fifield K, Froehlich M, Halfon S, Kinast A, Martschini M, Nelson D, Paul M, Shor A, Sterba J, Tessler M, Tims S, Weissman L, Wallner A
93Zr developments at the Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility at ANU
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 438() 77-83
Pavetich S, Wallner A, Martschini M, Akhmadaliev S, Dillmann I, Fifield K, Halfon S, Heftrich T, Käppeler F, Lederer-Woods C, Merchel S, Paul M, Reifarth R, Tims S
Accelerator mass spectrometry measurement of the reaction Cl 35 (n,?) Cl 36 at keV energies
Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics 99, 1() 1-11
Martschini M, Fifield K, Froehlich M, Leckenby G, Pavetich S, Tims S, Tranter B, Wallner A
New and upgraded ionization chambers for AMS at the Australian National University
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 438() 141-147
Medley P, Tims S, Froehlich M, Fifield K, Bollhöfer A, Wallner A, Pavetich S
Development of 231Pa AMS measurements to improve radiological dose assessment from uranium mining and milling
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 438() 66-69
Dittmann B, Buompane R, Chamizo E, Christl M, Dewald A, Dunai T, Feuerstein C, Fifield K, Froehlich M, Heinze S, Marzaioli F, Münker C, Tims S, Wallner A
ColPuS, a new multi-isotope plutonium standard for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 438() 189-192
Froehlich M, Akber A, McNeil S, Tims S, Fifield K, Wallner A
Anthropogenic 236U and Pu at remote sites of the South Pacific
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 205-206() 17-23
Huang Y, Tims S, Froehlich M, Pan S, Fifield K, Pavetich S, Koll D
The 240Pu/239Pu atom ratio in Chinese soils
Science of the Total Environment 678() 603-610
Huang Y, Pan S, Zhang W, Tims S, Liu Z
The source and reference inventory of 239+240 Pu in the soil of China
Zhongguo Huanjing Kexue 38, 12() 4608-4616
Eaves S, Collins J, Jones R, Norton K, Tims S, Mackintosh A
Further constraint of the in situ cosmogenic 10Be production rate in pyroxene and a viability test for late Quaternary exposure dating
Quaternary Geochronology 48() 121-132
Feige J, Wallner A, Altmeyer R, Fifield K, Golser R, Merchel S, Rugel G, Steier P, Tims S, Winkler S
Limits on Supernova-Associated Fe 60/Al 26 Nucleosynthesis Ratios from Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Measurements of Deep-Sea Sediments
Physical Review Letters 121, 22() 1-6
Pittauerova D, Tims S, Froehlich M, Fifield K, Wallner A, McNeil S, Fischer H
Continuous transport of Pacific-derived anthropogenic radionuclides towards the Indian Ocean
Scientific Reports 7() 1-8
Wendel C, Lind O, Fifield K, Tims S, Salbu B, Oughton D
No Fukushima Dai-ichi derived plutonium signal in marine sediments collected 1.5?57 km from the reactors
Applied Radiation and Isotopes 129() 180-184
Lal R, Fifield K, Tims S, Wasson R
239Pu fallout across continental Australia: Implications on 239Pu use as a soil tracer
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 178-179() 394-403
Froehlich M, Tims S, Fallon S, Wallner A, Fifield K
Nuclear weapons produced 236U, 239Pu and 240Pu archived in a Porites Lutea coral from Enewetak Atoll
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity Article In Press() 1-5
Wallner A, Fifield K, Tims S, Feige J, Golser R, Paul M, Honda M, Linnemann U, Matsuzaki K, Merchel S, Rugel G, Steier P, Winkler S
Recent near-Earth supernovae probed by global deposition of interstellar radioactive Fe-60
Nature 532, 7597() 69-72
Tims S, Froehlich M, Fifield K, Wallner A, De Cesare M
U-236 and Pu-239,Pu-240 ratios from soils around an Australian nuclear weapons test site
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 151, -() 563-567
Froehlich M, Chan W, Tims S, Fallon S, Fifield K
Time-resolved record of U-236 and Pu-239,Pu-240 isotopes from a coral growing during the nuclear testing program at Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands)
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 165() 197-205
Froehlich M, Tims S, Fifield K, Dietze M
A comparison of fallout U-236 and Pu-239 uptake by Australian vegetation
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 151() 558-562
Mayer K, Wallenius M, Lutzenkirchen K, Horta J, Nicholl A, Rasmussen G, van Belle P, Varga Z, Buda R, Erdmann N, Kratz J, Trautmann N, Fifield K, Tims S, Froehlich M, Steier P
Uranium from German Nuclear Power Projects of the 1940s A Nuclear Forensic Investigation
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 54, 45() 13452-13456
Wallner A, Bichler M, Buczak K, Fifield K, Dressler R, Schumann D, Sterba J, Tims S, Wallner G, Kutschera W
Settling the Half-Life of Fe-60: Fundamental for a Versatile Astrophysical Chronometer
Physical Review Letters 114, 4()
Dittmann B, Dunai T, Dewald A, Heinze S, Feuerstein C, Strub E, Fifield K, Froehlich M, Tims S, Wallner A, Christl M
Preparation of a multi-isotope plutonium AMS standard and preliminary results of a first inter-lab comparison
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 361, 2015() 327-331
Croke J, Bartley R, Chappell J, Austin J, Fifield K, Tims S, Thompson C, Furuichi T
Be-10-derived denudation rates from the Burdekin catchment: The largest contributor of sediment to the Great Barrier Reef
Geomorphology 241() 122-134
De Cesare M, Fifield K, Weisser D, Tsifakis D, Cooper A, Lobanov N, Tunningley T, Tims S, Wallner A
A new fast-cycling system for AMS at ANU
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 361, 2015() 475-482
Buompane R, De Cesare M, De Cesare N, Di Leva A, D’Onofrio A, Fifield K, Froehlich M, Gialanella L, Marzaioli F, Sabbarese C, Terrasi F, Tims S, Wallner A
Background reduction in U-236/U-238 measurements
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 361() 454-457
Hancock G, Tims S, Fifield K, Webster I
The release and persistence of radioactive anthropogenic nuclides
Geological Society of London Special Publication 395, 1() 265-281
Barrows T, Williams M, Mills S, Duller G, Fifield K, Haberlah D, Tims S, Williams F
A White Nile megalake during the last interglacial period
Geology 42, 2() 163-166
Froehlich M, Tims S, De Cesare M, Fifield K
First measurements of 236U concentrations and 236U/239Pu isotopic ratios in a Southern Hemisphere soil far from nuclear test or reactor sites
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 132() 108-114
Wendel C, Fifield K, Oughton D, Lind O, Skipperud L, Bartnicki J, Tims S, Høibraten S, Salbu B
Long-range tropospheric transport of uranium and plutonium weapons fallout from Semipalatinsk nuclear test site to Norway
Environment International 59() 92-102
Wendel C, Oughton D, Lind O, Skipperud L, Fifield K, Isaksson E, Tims S, Salbu B
Chronology of Pu isotopes and 236U in an Arctic ice core
Science of the Total Environment 461() 734-741
Barrows T, Almond P, Fifield K, Rose R, Mills S, Tims S
Late Pleistocene glacial stratigraphy of the Kumara-Moana region, West Coast of South Island, New Zealand
Quaternary Science Reviews 74() 139-159
Negri A, Niello J, Wallner A, Arazi A, Fifield K, Tims S
129I dispersion in Argentina: Concentrations in fresh and marine water and deposition fluences in Patagonia
Environmental Science and Technology 47, 17() 9693-9698
Merchel S, Bremser W, Akhmadaliev S, Arnold M, Aumaitre G, Bourles D, Braucher R, Caffee M, Christl M, Fifield K, Finkel R, Freeman S, Tims S, Wallner A, Freeman S, Martschini M, Wilcken K, Xu S
Quality assurance in accelerator mass spectrometry: Results from an international round-robin exercise for 10Be
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 289() 68-73
Pan S, Tims S, Liu X, Fifield K
137Cs, 239+240Pu concentrations and the 240Pu/239Pu atom ratio in a sediment core from the sub-aqueous delta of Yangtze River estuary
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 102, 10() 930-936
Merchel S, Bremser W, Alfimov V, Arnold M, Aumaitre G, Benedetti L, Bourles D, Caffee M, Fifield K, Finkel R, Freeman S, Martschini M, Matsushi Y, Rood D, Sasa K, Steier P, Takahashi T, Tamari M, Tims S, Tosaki Y, Wilcken K, Xu S, Wilcken K
Ultra-trace analysis of 36Cl by accelerator mass spectrometry: An interlaboratory study
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 400, 9() 3125-3132
Hoo W, Fifield K, Tims S, Fujioka T, Mueller N
Using fallout plutonium as a probe for erosion assessment
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 102, 10() 937-942
Hancock G, C. L, Everett S, Tims S, Brunskill G, Haese R
Plutonium as a chronomarker in Australian and New Zealand sediments: A comparison with 137Cs
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 102, 10() 919-929
Barrows T, Hope G, Prentice M, Fifield K, Tims S
Late Pleistocene glaciation of the Mt Giluwe volcano, Papua New Guinea
Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 19-20() 2676-2689
Tims S, Everett S, Fifield K, Hancock G, Bartley R
Plutonium as a tracer of soil and sediment movement in the Herbert River, Australia
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 268, 7-8() 1150-1154
Tims S, Pan S, Zhang R, Fifield K, Wang Y, Gao J
Plutonium AMS measurements in Yangtze River estuary sediment
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 268, 7-8() 1155-1158
Turney C, Fifield K, Hogg A, Palmer J, Hughen K, Baillie M, Galbraith R, Ogden J, Lorrey A, Tims S, Jones R
The potential of New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis) for testing the synchronicity of abrupt climate change during the Last Glacial Interval (60,000-11,700 years ago)
Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 27-28() 3677-3682
Morgenstern U, Fifield K, Tims S, Ditchburn R
Progress in AMS measurement of natural 32Si for glacier ice dating
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 268, 7-8() 739-743
Argento D, Stone J, Fifield K, Tims S
Chlorine-36 in seawater
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 268, 7-8() 1226-1228
Dong W, Tims S, Fifield K, Guo Q
Concentration and characterization of plutonium in soils of Hubei in central China
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 101, 1() 29-32
Fifield K, Tims S, Fujioka T, Hoo W, Everett S
Accelerator mass spectrometry with the 14UD accelerator at the Australian National University
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 268, 7-8() 858-862
Fujioka T, Fifield K, Stone J, Vasconcelos P, Tims S, Chappell J
In situ cosmogenic 53Mn production rate from ancient low-denudation surface in tropic Brazil
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 268, 7-8() 1209-1213
Wilcken K, Fifield K, Barrows T, Tims S, Gladkis L
Nucleogenic 36Cl, 236U and 239Pu in uranium ores
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 266, 16() 3614-3624
Everett S, Tims S, Hancock G, Bartley R, Fifield K
Comparison of Pu and 137Cs as tracers of soil and sediment transport in a terrestrial environment
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 99, 2() 383-393
Winkler S, Fifield K, Tims S, Morton C
Improving the detection limit for 182Hf
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 259() 256-259
Fifield K, Tims S, Gladkis L, Morton C
26Al measurements with 10Be counting statistics
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 259() 178-183
Winkler S, Fifield K, Tims S, Fernandez Niello J
L-X-ray production cross-sections for PXAMS: Target and energy dependence for 50-200 MeV hafnium ions
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 259() 260-264
Wilcken K, Barrows T, Fifield K, Tims S, Steier P
AMS of natural 236U and 239Pu produced in uranium ores
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 259() 727-732
Gladkis L, Fifield K, Morton C, Barrows T, Tims S
Manganese-53: Development of the AMS technique for exposure-age dating applications
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 259() 236-240
Turney C, Fifield K, Palmer J, Hogg A, Baillie M, Galbraith R, Ogden J, Lorrey A, Tims S
Towards a Radiocarbon Calibration for Oxygen Istotope Stage 3 Using New Zealand Kauri (Agathis australis)
Radiocarbon 49, 2() 447-457
Martin P, Tims S, McGill A, Ryan B, Pfitzner K
Use of Airborne ?-Ray Spectrometry for Environmental Assessment of the Rehabilitated Nabarlek Uranium Mine, Australia
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 115, 3() 531-553
Outola I, Filliben J, Inn K, La Rosa J, McMahon C, Peck G, Twining J, Tims S, Fifield K, Smedley P, Anton M, Gasco C, Povinec P, Pham M, Raaum A, Wei H, Krijger G, Bouisset P, Litherland A, Kieser W, Betti M, Aldave de las Heras L, Hong G, Holm E, Skipperud L, Harms A, Arinc A, Youngman M, Arnold D, Wershofen H, Sill D, Bohrer S, Dahlgaard H, Croudace I, Warwick P, Ikaheimonen T, Klemola S, Vakulovsky S, Sanchez-Cabeza J
Characterization of the NIST seaweed Standard Reference Material
Applied Radiation and Isotopes 64() 1242-1247
Lind O, Oughton D, Salbu B, Skipperud L, Sickel M, Brown J, Fifield K, Tims S
Transport of low 240Pu/239Pu atom ratio plutonium-species in the Ob and Yenisey Rivers to the Kara Sea
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 251() 33-43
Bollhofer A, Storm J, Martin P, Tims S
Geographic Variability in Radon Exhalation at a Rehabilitated Uranium Mine in the Northern Terrtitory, Australia
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 114() 313-330
Tims S, Hancock G, Wacker L, Fifield K
Measurements of Pu and Ra Isotopes in Soils and Sediments by AMS
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 223-224() 796-801
Wacker L, Fifield K, Tims S
Developments in AMS of 99Tc
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 223-224() 185-189
Skipperud L, Oughton D, Fifield K, Lind O, Tims S, Brown J, Sickel M
Plutonium Isotope Ratios in the Yenisey and Ob Estuaries
Applied Radiation and Isotopes 60() 589-593
Martin P, Tims S, Ryan B, Bollhoffer A
A Radon and Meteorological Measurement Network for the Alligator Rivers Region, Australia
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 76() 35-49
Barbosa J, Cordeiro R, Silva E, Turcq B, Gomes P, dos Santos G, Sifeddine A, Albuquerque A, Lacerda L, Hausladen P, Tims S, Levchenko V, Fifield K
14C-AMS as a Tool for the Investigation of Mercury Deposition at a Remote Amazon Location
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research: Section B 223-224() 528-534
Weisser D, Lobanov N, Hausladen P, Fifield K, Wallace H, Tims S, Apushkinsky E
Novel Matching Lens and Spherical Ionizer for a Cesium Sputter Ion Source
Pramana 59, 6() 997-1006

Conference paper

Feige J, Breitschwerdt D, Wallner A, Schulreich M, Kinoshita N, Paul M, Dettbarn C, Fifield K, Golser R, Honda M, Linnemann U, Matsuzaki H, Merchel S, Rugel G, Steier P, Tims S, Winkler S, Yamagata T
"The Link Between the Local Bubble and RadioisotopicSignatures on Earth"
14th International Symposium on the Nuclei in the Cosmos NIC-XIV (NIC2016) () 1-4
Lal R, Fifield K, Tims S, Wasson R, Howe D
Using 239Pu as a tracer for fine sediment sources in the Daly River, Northern Australia
Heavy-Ion Accelerator Symposium, HIAS 2014 () 1-7
De Cesare M, Tims S, Fifield K
Uranium comparison by means of AMS and ICP-MS and Pu and 137Cs results around an Italian nuclear power plant
Heavy-Ion Accelerator Symposium, HIAS 2014 ()
Tims S, Fifield K, Hancock G, Lal R, Hoo W
Plutonium isotope measurements from across continental Australia
12th International Conference on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry 294, 2013() 636-641
Weisser D, Fifield K, Tims S, Lobanov N, Crook G, Tsifakis D, Tunningley T
Injection optics for fast mass switching for accelerator mass spectrometry
Third International Symposium on Negative Ions, Beams and Sources (NIBS2012) 1515() 464-472
Tims S, Tsifakis D, Froehlich M, Fifield K, Hancock G, De Cesare M
Measurements of low-level anthropogenic radionuclides from soils around Maralinga
Heavy Ion Accelerator Symposium on Fundamental and Applied Science 2013 63()
Niello J, Negri A, Wallner A, Arazi A, Fifield K, Tims S
Determination of total I and 129I concentrations in freshwater of Argentina
Heavy Ion Accelerator Symposium on Fundamental and Applied Science 2013 63()
Lal R, Tims S, Fifield K, Wasson R, Howe D
Applicability of Pu-239 as a tracer for soil erosion in the wet-dry tropics of northern Australia
12th International Conference on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry 294() 577-583
De Cesare M, Fifield K, Sabbarese C, Tims S, De Cesare N, D'Onofrio A, D'Arco A, Esposito A, Petraglia A, Roca V, Terrasi F
Actinides AMS at CIRCE and U-236 and Pu measurements of structural and environmental samples from in and around a mothballed nuclear power plant
12th International Conference on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry 294() 152-159
Fifield K, Tims S, Stone J, Argento D, De Cesare M
Ultra-sensitive measurements of Cl-36 and U-236 at the Australian National University
12th International Conference on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry 294, 2013() 126-131
Tims S, Fifield K
Actinides, accelerators and erosion
Heavy Ion Accelerator Symposium on Fundamental and Applied Science 2012 35()
Lal R, Fifield K, Tims S, Wasson R, Howe D
A study of soil formation rates using 10Be in the wet-dry tropics of northern Australia
Heavy Ion Accelerator Symposium on Fundamental and Applied Science 2012 35()
Argento D, Stone J, Fifield K, Tims S
Constraining the 36Cl/Cl ratio of seawater and its sources
V.M. Goldschmidt Conference 2009 () 1
Morton C, Fifield K, Gladkis L, Barrows T, Tims S
The development of AMS measurements of manganese-53 for erosion rate studies
V.M. Goldschmidt Conference 2006 () 1

Conference written presentation

Tims S, Fifield K
Measurement of radium isotopes with the ANU AMS Facility
Conference on Nuclear Science & Engineering in Australia (ANA 2003) () 3

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