​​​​Selected Publications

  1. A. Liptak, G. Burca, J. Kelleher, E. Ovtchinnikov​, J. Maresca, A. Horner, ​Developments towards Bragg edge imaging on the IMAT beamline at the ISIS Pulsed Neutron and Muon Source: BEAn softwareJournal of Physics Communications​(2019),
  2. T. Ma​wodza, G. Burca, S. Casson, M. Menon, Wheat Root System Architecture and Soil Moisture Distribution in an Aggregated Soil using Neutron Computed Tomography, Geoderma (2020) vol 359,
  3. T. Clark, G. Burca, R. Boardman, T. Blumensath, Correlative X-ray and neutron tomography of root systems using cadmium fiducial markers, Journal of Microscopy (2019)
  4. A. Jacob, A. Mehmanparast, J.Kelleher, G. Burca, Neutron diffraction and neutron imaging residual strain measurements on offshore wind monopole weldments, Structural Integrity Procedia (2018), vol 13, 517-522,
  5. G. Burca, S. Nagella, T. Clark, D. Tasev, et al., Exploring the potential of neutron imaging for life sciences on IMAT, Journal of Microscopy (2018),
  6. W. Kockelmann, T. Minniti, D.E. Pooley, G. Burca et al., Time-of-Flight Neutron Imaging on IMAT@ISIS: A New User Facility for Materials Science. J. Imaging 4 (2018) 47; doi:10.3390/jimaging4030047
  7. T. Minniti, K. Watanabe, G. Burca, D.E. Pooley, W. Kockelmann, Characterization of the new neutron imaging and materials science facility IMAT, Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A 888 (2018) 184–195.
  8. K. Watanabe et al. Characterization of a neutron sensitive MCP/Timepix detector for quantitative image analysis at a pulsed neutron source, Nucl Instrum Meth A 861 (2017): 55-63,
  9. G. Festa, et al., Characterization of γ-ray background at IMAT beamline of ISIS Spallation Neutron ​Source,  JINST 12, no. 08 (2017): P08005, doi:10.1088/1748-0221/12/08/P08005
  10. K. Watanabe, et al., Evaluation of Wavelength-Dependent Detection Efficiency of Neutron-Sensitive Microchannel Plate Detector, Sensors and Materials 29, no. 10 (2017): 1447-1453, doi:10.18494/SAM.2017.1625
  11. J.C. Khong, D. Daisenberger, G. Burca et al. Design and Characterisation of Metallic Glassy Alloys of High Neutron Shielding Capability, Scientific Reports (2016), doi:10.1038/srep36998
  12. F.M. Pouzols, et al., Neutron imaging data processing using the Mantid framework, J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 746, no. 1 (2016), 6th European Conference on Neutron Scattering (ECNS2015), Zaragoza, Spain
  13. E. Yang, et al., Data optimised computing for heterogeneous big data computing applications, IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2016), Santa Clara, CA, USA, 29 Nov 2015 - 1 Dec 2015, (2015): 2817-2819.
  14. W. Kockelmann, G. Burca, J. Kelleher, S. Kabra, et al., Status of the Neutron Imaging and Diffraction Instrument IMAT, Physics Procedia, 69 (2015), 71-78, doi:10.1016/j.phpro.2015.07.010
  15. G. Burca, W. Kockelmann, J.A. James, M.E. Fitzpatrick, Modelling of an imaging beamline at the ISIS pulsed neutron source, Journal of Instrumentation, 8 (2013), no 10,
  16. W. Kockelmann, S.Y. Zhang, J.F. Kelleher, J.B. Nightingale, G.Burca, J.A. James, IMAT a new imaging and diffraction instrument at ISIS, Physics Procedia, 43 (2013), 100,
  17. G. Burca, J.A. James, W. Kockelmann, M.E. Fitzpatrick et al., A new bridge technique for neutron tomography and diffraction measurements. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 651(1), (2011) pp. 229–235,
  18. R. Van Langh, J.A. James, G. Burca, et al., New insights of alloy compositions by studying renaissance bronze statuettes by combined neutron imaging and neutron diffraction techniques, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, vol.26 (2011), Issue 5, p.949-958 ,
  19. A.M. Paradowska, A. Tremsin, J.F. Kelleher, S.Y. Zhang, S. Paddea, G. Burca,  J.A. James, et al., Modern and Historical Engineering concerns investigated by neutron diffraction on Engin-X. Journal of Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering 6, no. 6 (2012): 408-418, doi:10.1299/jmmp.6.408
  20. G. Burca, J.A. James, et al. Tomography driven diffraction experiments. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Neutron Wavelength Dependent Imaging, 6-9 June 2010, Saporo, Japan.
  21. J.A. James, G. Burca, W. Kockelmann, Image driven diffraction. In: Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Neutron Wavelengt​h Dependent Imaging, 12-15 July 2009, Abingdon, UK.
  22. W. Kockelmann, S.Y. Zhang, J.A. James, G. Burca, A. Paradowska, L. Chapon, IMAT: An Imaging and Engineering Facility for ISIS TS-II. In: Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Neutron Wavelength Dependent Imaging, 12-15 July 2009, Abingdon, UK.