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Boris Pritychenko

Physicist, National Nuclear Data Center, Nuclear Science and Technology Department

Boris Pritychenko

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Nuclear Science and Technology Department
Bldg. 817
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-5091
pritychenko@bnl.gov

Dr. Boris Pritychenko is a staff scientist, EXFOR and NSR Libraries Manager and Atomic Data and Nuclear Data Tables Journal Editor-in-chief. He has a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from Michigan State University.  Dr. Pritychenko is a trained nuclear experimentalist, experienced nuclear data compiler, evaluator and Web developer. His focus is on nuclear astrophysics, double-beta decay and quadrupole collectivities.

Education | Appointments | Publications | Highlights | Certifications


Education

Professional Appointments

  • Atomic Data and Nuclear Data Tables journal, editor-in-chief

Selected Publications

  • Pritychenko B (2020) Capitalizing on nuclear data libraries' comprehensiveness to obtain solar r-process abundances. Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics. doi: 10.1088/1361-6471/abd234
  • Pritychenko B (2020) The value of archived data. Nature Reviews Physics 2:224–225. doi: 10.1038/s42254-020-0173-9
  • Zerkin VV, Pritychenko B (2018) The experimental nuclear reaction data (EXFOR): Extended computer database and Web retrieval system. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 888:31–43. doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2018.01.045
  • Pritychenko B, Birch M, Singh B, Horoi M (2016) Tables of E2 transition probabilities from the first 2+ states in even–even nuclei. Atomic Data and Nuclear Data Tables 107:1–139. doi: 10.1016/j.adt.2015.10.001
  • Pritychenko B, Mughabghab SF (2012) Neutron Thermal Cross Sections, Westcott Factors, Resonance Integrals, Maxwellian Averaged Cross Sections and Astrophysical Reaction Rates Calculated from the ENDF/B-VII.1, JEFF-3.1.2, JENDL-4.0, ROSFOND-2010, CENDL-3.1 and EAF-2010 Evaluated Data Libraries. Nuclear Data Sheets 113:3120–3144. doi: 10.1016/j.nds.2012.11.007
  • Pritychenko B, Sonzogni AA, Winchell DF, Zerkin VV, Arcilla R, Burrows TW, Dunford CL, Herman MW, McLane V, ObloĹžinský P, Sanborn Y, Tuli JK (2006) Nuclear reaction and structure data services of the National Nuclear Data Center. Annals of Nuclear Energy 33:390–399. doi: 10.1016/j.anucene.2005.10.004
  • Pritychenko BV, Glasmacher T, Brown BA, Cottle PD, Ibbotson RW, Kemper KW, Riley LA, Scheit H (2000) First observation of an excited state in the neutron-rich nucleus31Na. Physical Review C. doi: 10.1103/physrevc.63.011305
  • Abusaidi R, Akerib DS, Barnes PD, Bauer DA, Bolozdynya A, et al. (2000) Exclusion Limits on the WIMP-Nucleon Cross Section from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search. Physical Review Letters 84:5699–5703. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.84.5699
  • Pritychenko B., Glasmacher T, Cottle P., Fauerbach M, Ibbotson R., Kemper K., Maddalena V, Navin A, Ronningen R, Sakharuk A, Scheit H, Zelevinsky V. (1999) Role of intruder configurations in Ne and Mg. Physics Letters B 461:322–328. doi: 10.1016/s0370-2693(99)00850-3
  • Navin A, Bazin D, Brown BA, Davids B, Gervais G, Glasmacher T, Govaert K, Hansen PG, Hellström M, Ibbotson RW, Maddalena V, Pritychenko B, Scheit H, Sherrill BM, Steiner M, Tostevin JA, Yurkon J (1998) Spectroscopy of Radioactive Beams from Single-Nucleon Knockout Reactions: Application to thesdShell NucleiA25landP26,27,28. Physical Review Letters 81:5089–5092. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.81.5089

Research Highlights

  • Calculated solar system r-process abundances
  • Calculated of astrophysical reaction rates using ENDF/B-VIII.0 library within the 0.01-10 GK range of temperatures, deduced nuclear Reaction rate Library for astrophysics (REACLIB) fit parameters

Certifications

Boris Pritychenko

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Nuclear Science and Technology Department
Bldg. 817
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-5091
pritychenko@bnl.gov

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