Kevin Woller

Group Leader, Accelerators and Molten Salt Laboratories

Principal Research Scientist





Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sc.D., Nuclear Science and Engineering (2017)
Tarleton State University, B.S., Engineering Physics (2009)


Plasma Surface interactions; ion beam analysis and modification of materials          


Areas of interest include plasma processing of solid surfaces; characterization of materials by ion and electron beams by scattering, diffraction, and by inducing nuclear reactions; modification of materials by plasma and ion beams; molten salt applications in nuclear technology


Woller, K.B., Whyte, D.G., Wright, G.M., Broad ion energy distributions in helicon wave-coupled helium plasma, Phys. Plasmas 24 (2017) 053513.

Woller, K.B., Whyte, D.G., Wright, G.M., Impact of helium ion energy modulation on tungsten surface morphology and nano-tendril growth, Nucl. Fusion 57 (2017) 066005.

Woller, K.B., Whyte, D.G., Wright, G.M., Isolated nano-tendril bundles on tungsten surfaces exposed to radiofrequency helium plasma, Nucl. Mater. Energy 12 (2017) 1282-1287.

Woller, K.B., Whyte, D.G., Wright, G.M., Brunner, D., Experimental investigation of the surface electric field in the growth of tungsten nano-tendril morphology due to low energy helium irradiation, J. Nucl. Mater. 481 (2016) 111.