Anton P. Tonchev

Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics

Office Location: 
107 Physics, Durham, NC 27708
Front Office Address: 
Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708-0305
Phone: 
(919) 660-2501

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Russia) 1995

  • M.S., Plovdiv University (Bulgaria) 1988

  • B.S., Plovdiv University (Bulgaria) 1988

Tonchev, AP, Tsoneva, N, Bhatia, C, Arnold, CW, Goriely, S, Hammond, SL, Kelley, JH, Kwan, E, Lenske, H, Piekarewicz, J, Raut, R, Rusev, G, Shizuma, T, and Tornow, W. "Pygmy and core polarization dipole modes in 206Pb: Connecting nuclear structure to stellar nucleosynthesis (Accepted)." Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics 773 (October 10, 2017): 20-25. Full Text

Krishichayan, , Bhike, M, Finch, SW, Howell, CR, Tonchev, AP, and Tornow, W. "Photofission cross-section ratio measurement of 235 U/ 238 U using monoenergetic photons in the energy range of 9.0–16.6 MeV." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 854 (May 2017): 40-44. Full Text

Bhike, M, Tornow, W, Krishichayan, , and Tonchev, AP. "Exploratory study of fission product yield determination from photofission of at 11 MeV with monoenergetic photons." Physical Review C 95.2 (February 2017). Full Text

Benouaret, N, Beller, J, Pai, H, Pietralla, N, Ponomarev, VY, Romig, C, Schnorrenberger, L, Zweidinger, M, Scheck, M, Isaak, J, Savran, D, Sonnabend, K, Raut, R, Rusev, G, Tonchev, AP, Tornow, W, Weller, HR, and Kelley, JH. "Dipole response of the odd-proton nucleus 205 Tl up to the neutron-separation energy." Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics 43.11 (November 1, 2016): 115101-115101. Full Text

Löher, B, Savran, D, Aumann, T, Beller, J, Bhike, M, Cooper, N, Derya, V, Duchêne, M, Endres, J, Hennig, A, Humby, P, Isaak, J, Kelley, JH, Knörzer, M, Pietralla, N, Ponomarev, VY, Romig, C, Scheck, M, Scheit, H, Silva, J, Tonchev, AP, Tornow, W, Wamers, F, Weller, H, Werner, V, and Zilges, A. "The decay pattern of the Pygmy Dipole Resonance of 140 Ce." Physics Letters B 756 (May 2016): 72-76. Full Text

Stave, S, Prinke, A, Greenwood, L, Haas, D, Burke, JT, Ressler, JJ, Tonchev, AP, and Younes, W. "Reducing uncertainties for short lived cumulative fission product yields." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 307.3 (March 2016): 2221-2225. Full Text

Gooden, ME, Arnold, CW, Becker, JA, Bhatia, C, Bhike, M, Bond, EM, Bredeweg, TA, Fallin, B, Fowler, MM, Howell, CR, Kelley, JH, Krishichayan, , Macri, R, Rusev, G, Ryan, C, Sheets, SA, Stoyer, MA, Tonchev, AP, Tornow, W, Vieira, DJ, and Wilhelmy, JB. "Energy Dependence of Fission Product Yields from 235U, 238U and 239Pu for Incident Neutron Energies Between 0.5 and 14.8 MeV." Nuclear Data Sheets 131 (January 2016): 319-356. Full Text

Champine, B, Gooden, ME, Krishichayan, , Norman, EB, Scielzo, ND, Stoyer, MA, Thomas, KJ, Tonchev, AP, Tornow, W, and Wang, BS. "Measurement of the cross section and the associated branching ratios in the decay of." Physical Review C 93.1 (January 2016). Full Text

Bhatia, C, Fallin, BF, Gooden, ME, Howell, CR, Kelley, JH, Tornow, W, Arnold, CW, Bond, E, Bredeweg, TA, Fowler, MM, Moody, W, Rundberg, RS, Rusev, GY, Vieira, DJ, Wilhelmy, JB, Becker, JA, Macri, R, Ryan, C, Sheets, SA, Stoyer, MA, and Tonchev, AP. "Exploratory study of fission product yields of neutron-induced fission of , and at 8.9 MeV." Physical Review C 91.6 (June 2015). Full Text

DiGiovine, B, Henderson, D, Holt, RJ, Raut, R, Rehm, KE, Robinson, A, Sonnenschein, A, Rusev, G, Tonchev, AP, and Ugalde, C. "Bubble chambers for experiments in nuclear astrophysics." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 781 (May 2015): 96-104. Full Text

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Hayes, AC, Cerjan, CJ, Jungman, G, Fowler, MM, Gooden, ME, Grim, GP, Henry, E, Rundberg, RS, Sepke, SM, Schneider, DHG, Singleton, RL, Tonchev, AP, Wilhelmy, JB, and Yeamans, CB. "Reaction-in-Flight neutrons as a test of stopping power in degenerate plasmas." May 2016. Full Text

Isaak, J, Beller, J, Fiori, E, Glorius, J, Krtička, M, Löher, B, Pietralla, N, Romig, C, Rusev, G, Savran, D, Scheck, M, Silva, J, Sonnabend, K, Tonchev, AP, Tornow, W, Weller, HR, and Zweidinger, M. "Investigation of the Photon Strength Function in 130 Te." January 5, 2016. Full Text

Escher, JE, Tonchev, AP, Burke, JT, Bedrossian, P, Casperson, RJ, Cooper, N, Hughes, RO, Humby, P, Ilieva, RS, Ota, S, Pietralla, N, Scielzo, ND, and Werner, V. "Compound-nuclear reactions with unstable nuclei: Constraining theory through innovative experimental approaches." 2016. Full Text

Tonchev, A, Bhatia, C, Kelley, J, Raut, R, Rusev, G, Tornow, W, and Tsoneva, N. "Nuclear Structure Studies with Gamma-Ray Beams." 2015. Full Text

Isaak, J, Löher, B, Savran, D, Aumann, T, Beller, J, Cooper, N, Derya, V, Duchêne, M, Endres, J, Fiori, E, Kelley, JH, Knörzer, M, Pietralla, N, Ponomarev, VY, Romig, C, Scheck, M, Scheit, H, Silva, J, Tonchev, AP, Tornow, W, Weller, HR, Werner, V, Zilges, A, and Zweidinger, M. "Decay pattern of the Pygmy Dipole Resonance in 140 Ce." 2015. Full Text

Werner, V, Cooper, N, Goddard, PM, Humby, P, Ilieva, RS, Rusev, G, Beller, J, Bernards, C, Crider, BP, Isaak, J, Kelley, JH, Kwan, E, Löher, B, Peters, EE, Pietralla, N, Romig, C, Savran, D, Scheck, M, Tonchev, AP, Tornow, W, Yates, SW, and Zweidinger, M. "Dipole strength distributions from HIGS Experiments." 2015. Full Text

Benouaret, N, Beller, J, Isaak, J, Kelley, JH, Pai, H, Pietralla, N, Ponomarev, VY, Raut, R, Romig, C, Rusev, G, Savran, D, Scheck, M, Schnorrenberger, L, Sonnabend, K, Tonchev, AP, Tornow, W, Weller, HR, and Zweidinger, M. "QPM Analysis of 205 Tl Nuclear Excitations below the Giant Dipole Resonance." 2015. Full Text

Benouaret, N, Beller, J, Isaak, J, Kelley, JH, Pai, H, Pietralla, N, Ponomarev, VY, Raut, R, Romig, C, Rusev, G, Savran, D, Scheck, M, Schnorrenberger, L, Sonnabend, K, Tonchev, AP, Tornow, W, Weller, HR, and Zweidinger, M. "Photoexcitation of the Stable Tl Isotopes Below the Neutron Separation Energy." 2014. Full Text

Isaak, J, Beller, J, Fiori, E, Krtička, M, Löher, B, Pietralla, N, Romig, C, Rusev, G, Savran, D, Scheck, M, Silva, J, Sonnabend, K, Tonchev, A, Tornow, W, Weller, H, and Zweidinger, M. "Decay pattern of the Pygmy Dipole Resonance in 130 Te." 2014. Full Text

Rusev, G, Tsoneva, N, Dönau, F, Frauendorf, S, Schwengner, R, Tonchev, AP, Adekola, AS, Hammond, SL, Kelley, JH, Kwan, E, Lenske, H, Tornow, W, and Wagner, A. "Fine structure of the giant M1 resonance in 90Zr." United States. January 11, 2013. Full Text

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