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28) *Lowrey, JD, *AG Osborne, SR Biegalski, MR Deinert (2014): Comparison of numerically stable methods for implementation of a double-porosity model with first order reaction terms. Transport in Porous Media, In Press.
* Shared lead authorship.

27) Stoll, BL, GD Recktenwald, MR Deinert (2014): A fast open source code for the determining the intensity and angular distribution of radiation transmitted through homogenous cloud cover. Solar Energy, DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2014.06.013.

26) MR Deinert (2014): Scale dependent energy conservation and its connection to flow field instability in porous media. Water Resources Research, 50, 7, 6129-6134.

25) Shin, J-H, MR Deinert (2014): A model for the latent heat of melting in free standing metal nanoparticles. Journal of Chemical Physics, 140, 164707.

24) Gilbert, AJ, BS McDonald, SM Robinson, KD Jarman, TA White, MR Deinert (2014): Non-invasive material discrimination using spectral x-ray imaging. Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 154901.
Profiled in Nature, Scientific American, Science Daily, and National Defense Magazine.

23) Shin, J-H, J-Y Parlange, MR Deinert (2013): Scale effects in the latent heat of melting in nanopores. Journal of Chemical Physics, 139, 044701.

22) Osborne, AG MR Deinert (2013): Comparison of neutron diffusion and Monte Carlo simulations of a fission wave. Annals of Nuclear Energy, 62, 269-273.

21) Dembia, CL, GD Recktenwald, MR Deinert (2013): Bondarenko method for obtaining group cross sections in a multi-region collision probability model. Progress in Nuclear Energy, 67, 124-131.

20) Recktenwald, GD, MR Deinert (2013): Effect of burnable absorbers on inert matrix fuel performance and transuranic burnup in a low power density light-water reactor. Energies, 6, 2291-2304.
Profiled in Dynatom Magazine.

19) Gilbert, AG, MR Deinert (2013): Neutron tomography of axisymmetric flow fields in porous media. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research:B, 301, 23-28.

18) Stoll, BL, TA Smith, MR Deinert (2013): Potential for rooftop photovoltaics in Tokyo to replace nuclear capacity. Environmental Research Letters, 8, 014042.
Profiled by Environmental Research Web.

17) Lowrey, JD, SR Biegalski, AG Osborne, MR Deinert (2013): Subsurface mass transport affects the radioxenon signatures that are used to identify clandestine nuclear tests. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1, 111-115.
Profiled in Science, Editors Choice.

16) Perez, C. Rios, SR Biegalski, MR Deinert (2012): Methodology for using prompt gamma activation analysis to measure the binary diffusion coefficient of a gas in a porous medium. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research:B, 293, 21-25.

15) Recktenwald, GD, MR Deinert (2012): A cost probability analysis of reprocessing spent nuclear fuel in the US, Energy Economics, 34, 1873-1881.

14) Lowrey, JD, SR Biegalski, MR Deinert (2012): UTEX modeling of radioxenon isotopic fractionation resulting from subsurface transport, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, DOI 10.1007/s10967-012-2026-1.

13) Perez, C. Rios, SR Biegalski, MR Deinert (2012): Measuring the diffusion of Noble gasses through a porous medium using prompt gamma activation analysis, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, DOI 10.1007/s10967-012-2003-8.

12) Osborne, AG, GD Recktenwald, MR Deinert (2012): Propagation of a solitary fission wave, Chaos, 22, 0231480.

11) Gilbert, A, MR Deinert (2011): Quantitative imaging of freezing at the millimeter scale using neutron radiography, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 671, 118-124.

10) Perez, C. Rios, J Lowrey, S Bieglski, MR Deinert (2011): Xenon Diffusion Studies with Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, DOI 10.1007/s10967-011-1328-z, 2011.

9) * Schneider, EA, * MR Deinert, KB Cady (2009): Cost analysis of the US spent nuclear fuel reprocessing facility. Energy Economics, 31, 627-634.
* Shared lead authorship.

8) Deinert, MR, JY Parlange (2009): Effect of pore structure on capillary condensation in a porous medium. Physical Review E, 79, 053901.

7) Deinert, MR, JY Parlange, KB Cady, (2008): Capillary pressure in a porous medium with separate pore volume and pore surface fractal dimensions. Physical Review E, 77, 021203

6) * Schneider, EA, *MR Deinert , S Herring, KB Cady (2007): Burnup simulations and spent fuel characteristics of ZrO2 based inert matrix fuels. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 361, 1, 41-51.
* Shared lead authorship.

5) Schneider, EA, MR Deinert, KB Cady, (2006): A computationally simple model for determining the time dependent spectral neutron flux in a nuclear reactor core. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 357, 19-39.

4) Deinert, MR, JY, Parlange, KB Cady, (2005): Simplified thermodynamic model for equilibrium capillary pressure in a fractal porous medium. Physical Review E, 72, 041203.

3) Deinert, MR, CW Lowe, JY, Parlange, K Unlu , KB Cady, (2005): Performance and calibration of a neutron image intensifier tube based real-time radiography system. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 52 (2), 349-355.

2) Deinert, MR, JY, Parlange, T Steenhuis, J Throop, K Unlu , KB Cady, (2004): Measurement of fluid contents and wetting front profiles by real-time neutron radiography. Journal of Hydrology, 290, 192-201.

1) Deinert, M, JY Parlange, KB Cady, TS Steenhuis, and JS Selker (2003): Comment: On the continuum-scale modeling of gravity-driven fingers in unsaturated porous media: The inadequacy of the Richards equation with standard monotonic constitutive relations and hysteretic equations of state by Eliassi and Glass. Water Resources Research, 39, 1263.

Peer reviewed book chapters and encyclopedia articles

2) RA Carothers, MR Deinert **: Thermal Power Plant Cooling: Context and Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Chapter 3, pp 48-63, ISBN 978-0-791-86025-0.
** Invited contribution

1) Deinert, MR ** (2012): The economics of nuclear power, Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, ISBN 978-0-387-89469-0.
** Invited contribution

Peer reviewed conference papers

30) Harding, DW, GD Recktenwald, MR Deinert (2014): Improving Inert Matrix Fuel burnup Using a Linear Reactivity Model. Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 108.

29) Recktenwald, GD, MR Deinert (2013): Increasing the power density when using inert matrix fuels to reduce production of transuranics. GLOBAL 2013: International Fuel Cycle Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, September 29th-October 3rd.

28) Osborne, AG, TA Smith, MR Deinert (2013): Comparison of actinide production in traveling wave and pressurized water reactors. GLOBAL 2013: International Fuel Cycle Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, September 29th-October 3rd.

27) Gilbert, AJ, BS McDonald, SM Robinson, TA White, KD Jarman, and MR Deinert (2013): Material Discrimination for Treaty Verification with Multi-energy, X-ray Radiography. Institute of Nuclear Materials Management Annual Meeting, Palm Desert, CA, USA, July 14-18, 2013.

26) Osborne, AG, MR Deinert (2013): Comparison of neutron diffusion and Monte Carlo models for a fission wave. International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science & Engineering (M&C 2013), Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, May 5-9, 2013.

25) Osborne, AG, DW Harding, MR Deinert (2013): Practical methods to improve the development of computational software. International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science & Engineering (M&C 2013), Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, May 5-9, 2013.

24) Osborne, AG, GD Recktenwald, MR Deinert (2012): Velocity of a fission front in a traveling wave reactor. Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 107.

23) SRF Biegalski, MR Deinert, Lowrey, JD, C Rios Perez (2012): Radioxenon Transport in Geologic Media, Proceedings of the 2012 Monitoring Research Review, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, September 18-20, 2012.

22) Recktenwald, GD, MR Deinert (2012): Increasing Inert Matrix Fuel Burnup. Transaction of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 106.

21) Osborne, AG, MR Deinert (2012): Neutron damage reduction in a traveling wave reactor. Proceedings of Physor 2012, Knoxville, TN, USA, April 15-20, 2012.

20) Recktenwald, GD, MR Deinert (2012): Axial grading of Inert Matrix Fuel, Proceedings of Physor 2012, Knoxville, TN, USA, April 15-20, 2012.

19) Bell, B, A Osborne, MR Deinert (2011): Cost analysis of spent fuel storage and disposal, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 104, 2011.

18) Biegalski, S, MR Deinert, J Lowrey, C Rios Perez (2011): Radioxenon Signatures from Underground Transport and Radiopharmaceutical Facilities, Proceedings of the 2011 Monitoring Research Review, Tucson, Arizona, USA, September 13-15, 2011.

17) Osborne, A, MR Deinert (2010): A rapid computational method for reducing the search space required in nuclear reactor optimization. Proceedings of the American Society for Mechanical Engineering, Vancouver BC, November 12-18, 2010.

16) Recktenwald, GR, MR Deinert (2010): Multigroup, Multi-Region Collision Probability Model for Fuel Cycle Simulations. Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 103, 2010.

15) Osborne, A, MR Deinert (2010): Reducing actinide production using a thorium fuel cycle in combination with inert matrix fuels. Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 103, 2010.

14) Biegalski, SRF, M Deinert, CR Perez, J Lowrey (2010): Modeling of Radioxenon Production and Release Pathways. Monitoring Research Review (MRR 2010) Proceedings, September 21-23, Orlando, Fl, USA.

13) Recktenwald, GR, MR Deinert (2010): Actinide transmutation using with deep burn in an inert matrix fuel. Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 102, 2010.

12) Recktenwald, GR, MR Deinert (2010): A Fast and Flexible Reactor Physics Model for Simulating Neutron Spectra and Depletion in Fast Reactors. 2010 PHYSOR , Pittsburg PA, USA, May 9-13, 2010

11) Gilbert, A, C Hidrovo, S Biegalski, M Deinert (2009): Neutron Radiography of Water Freezing in the Gas Diffusion Layer of a Hydrogen Fuel Cell. Transaction of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 100, 2009.

10) Biegalski, SRF, M Deinert, T Saller, B Wooten (2009): Modeling of Radoxenon Production and Release Pathways. 30th Monitoring Research Review (MRR 2009) Proceedings, Tucson, AZ, USA.

9) Varela, C, D. Akapo, EA Schneider, MR Deinert (2009): The economics of re-enrichment of depleted uranium tails in the US versus deconversion and disposal. Proceedings of Global 2009, Paris, France, September 6-11, 2009.

8) Bronk, LA, EA Schneider, MR Deinert (2009): A comparison of actinide transmutation using inert matrix fuels, MOX and recycle in a low conversion fast burner reactor. Proceedings of Global 2009, Paris, France, September 6-11, 2009.

7) Biegalski, SR, L Cao, M Deinert, W Wilson, DS O Kelly, R Kapsimalis (2009): Status of The Texas Neutron Imaging Facility. Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 100, 2009

6) Gilbert, A, C Hidrovo, R Kapsilmalis, S Biegalksi, M Deinert (2009): In-situ neutron radiography of water freezing in a GDL. 7th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference, Newport Beach, California, USA.

5) * Schneider, EA, * MR Deinert (2008): A practical limit for actinide transmutation in Intert Matrix Fuels. Proceedings of 2008 PHYSOR, Zurich Switzerland, September 2008.
* Shared lead authorship.

4) Schneider, E, M Deinert, A Scopatz: Depleted and Recyclable Uranium in the United States: Inventories and Options. Proceedings of GLOBAL 2007, Boise, Idaho, USA, September 2007.

3) Schneider, EA, MR Deinert, KB Cady (2006): Burnup simulations of an inert matrix fuel using a two region, multigroup reactor physics model. Proceedings of 2006 PHYSOR, Vancouver BC, Canada, September 2006.

2) Schneider EA, JG Barratt, KB Cady, MR Deinert (2005): Visualization of coupled spectral and burnup calculations: an intuition-building tool. Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Portland, OR, USA,, June 2005.

1) Deinert, M, JY Parlange, TS Steenuis, K Unlu, J Selker, KB Cady, (2002): Real-time measurement of water profiles in a sand using neutron radiography. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual American Geophysical Union Hydrology Days, 56-63.

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