Books and Book Editorships


  1. L. Minc, J.H. Sterba:
    "Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) in the Study of Archaeological Ceramics";
    in series "The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Ceramic Analysis", series editor: A Hunt; issued by: Oxford University; Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 2017, ISBN: 9780199681532, 120 pages.

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Publications in Scientific Journals


  1. J.H. Sterba:
    "A workflow for Neutron Activation Analysis of archaeological ceramics at the Atominstitut in Vienna, Austria";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 316 (2018), 2; 6 pages.

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  2. J.H. Sterba, H. Sperrer, F. Wallenko, Jan Welch:
    "Adsorption characteristics of a clinoptilolite-rich zeolite compound for Sr and Cs";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, online first (2018).

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  3. J.H. Sterba, H Sterba:
    "The semi-logarithmic stem number distribution and the Gini-index - structural diversity in "balanced" dbh-distributions";
    Austrian Journal of Forest Science, 135 (2018), 1; 19 - 31.

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  4. G. DŽErcole, J. Budka, J.H. Sterba, E. Garcea, D. Mader:
    "The successful 'recipe' for a long-lasting tradition: Nubian ceramic assemblages from Sai Islane (northern Sudan) from prehistory to the New Kingdom";
    Antiquity, 91 (2017), 355; 24 - 42.

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  5. F.J. Maringer, C. Ackerl, A. Baumgartner, C. Burger-Scheidlin, M. Kocadag, J.H. Sterba, M. Stietka, Jan Welch:
    "Long-term environmental radioactive contamination of Europe due to the Chernobyl accident - Results of the Joint Danube Survey 2013";
    Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 126 (2017), 100 - 105.

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  6. S. Stellmer, M. Schreitl, G. Kazakov, J.H. Sterba, Thorsten Schumm:
    "Feasibility study of measuring the 229Th nuclear isomer transition with 233U-doped crystals";
    Physical Review C, 94 (2016), 014302-1 - 014302-11.

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  7. A. Wallner, M. Bichler, K. Buczak, R Dressler, L. FiField, D. Schumann, J.H. Sterba, S. Tims, Gabriele Wallner, W. Kutschera:
    "Settling the Half-Life of 60Fe: Fundamental for a Versatile Astrophysical Chronometer";
    Physical Review Letters, 114 (2015), 041101; 041101-1.

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  8. G. Kazakov, V. Schauer, J. Schwestka, S. Stellmer, J.H. Sterba, A. Fleischmann, L. Gastaldo, A. Pabinger, C. Enss, Thorsten Schumm:
    "Prospects fo rmeasuring the 229Th isomer energy using a metallic magnetic microcalorimeter";
    Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A, 735 (2014), 229 - 239.

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  9. F. Eder, C. Neelmeijer, N. Pearce, M. Bichler, J.H. Sterba, T. Ntaflos, S. Merchel:
    "Volcanic glass under fire --- a comparison of three complementary analytical methods";
    X-Ray Spectrometry, 42 (2013), 412 - 422.

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  10. A Hunt, J.H. Sterba:
    "Chemical Composition by Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) of Neo-Assyrian Palace Ware from Iraq, Syria and Israel";
    Journal of Open Archaeology Data, 2 (2013).

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  11. T. Jabbar, P. Steier, Gabriele Wallner, O. Cichocki, J.H. Sterba:
    "Investigation of the isotopic ratio 129I/I in petrified wood";
    Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 120 (2013), 33 - 38.

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  12. A. Matyskin, D. Ridikas, V. Skuridin, J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser:
    "Feasibility study for production of 99mTc by neutron irradiation of MoO3 in a 250 kW TRIGA Mark II reactor";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 298 (2013), 413 - 418.

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  13. G. Steinhauser, S. Merz, D. Hainz, J.H. Sterba:
    "Artificial radioactivity in environmental media (air, rainwater, soil, vegetation) in Austria after the Fukushima nuclear accident";
    Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20 (2013), 2527 - 2534.

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  14. G. Steinhauser, S. Merz, J.H. Sterba:
    "Instrumental Neutron Absorption Activation Analysis";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 296 (2013), 165 - 168.

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  15. G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, V.M.F. Hammer:
    "Nuclear forensics of a colored gemstone: evidence of proton bombardment of a blue topaz";
    Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 75 (2013), 18 - 21.

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  16. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, F. Grass:
    "Illicit utilization of arsenic compounds in pyrotechnics? - An Analysis of the suspended particle emission during ViennaŽs New Year fireworks";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 296 (2013), 1; 237 - 243.

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  17. G. Steinhauser, W. Adlassnig, W. Bains, T. Baumgartner, M. Bichler, R. Calne, P. Celec, A. Csoka, T. Drewa, F. Eder, M. Foster, G. Gittler, Ch. Gösselsberger, M. Hajek, P. Ivanovski, D. Nikolic, M. Koller-Peroutka, B. Lendl, B. Neunteufl, G. Mößmer, N. Pearce, B. Pemmer, M. Salletmaier, C. Sauerzopf, D. Seppi, R. Skoyles, W. Sommer, J.H. Sterba, J. Stratford, C. Streli, J. Summhammer, S. Trevisanato, M. Trimmel, C. Wagner, P. Weinberger, M. Woodley et al.:
    "Peer review versus editorial review and their role in innovative science";
    Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 33 (2012), 359 - 376.

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  18. G. Steinhauser, M. Villa, N. Bernt, H. Böck, M. Chudy, M. Gerstmayr, J. Handsteiner, D. Hainz, M. Hajek, T. Kulenkampff, R. Langegger, S. Merz, R. Mischitz, A. Musilek, E. Radde, H. Rauch, M. Salletmaier, J. Srajer, J.H. Sterba, C. Stettner, M. Veit:
    "Information management of the Fukushima reactor accident in Austria";
    Disaster Advances, 5 (2012), 2; 61 - 63.

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  19. G. Landmann, G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, S. Kempe, M. Bichler:
    "Geochemical fingerprints by activation analysis of tephra layers in Lake Van sediments, Turkey";
    Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 69 (2011), 929 - 935.

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  20. J.H. Sterba, F. Munnik, N. Pearce:
    "Raising the temper - μ-spot analysis of temper inclusions in experimental ceramics";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 274 (2011), 1 - 11.

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  21. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler:
    "On the geochemistry of the Kyra eruption sequence of Nisyros volcano on Nisyros and Tilos, Greece";
    Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 69 (2011), 1605 - 1612.

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  22. M. Bichler, J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser:
    "Bimsstein - ein bedeutungsschwerer Leichtbaustoff";
    Praxis der Naturwissenschaften, 5/59 (2010), 17 - 20.

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  23. G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, E. Oren, M. Foster, M. Bichler:
    "Provenancing of archaeological pumice finds from North Sinai";
    Naturwissenschaften, 97 (2010), 403 - 410.

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  24. J.H. Sterba, M. Foster, M. Bichler, C. Vasilatos, M.G. Stamatakis:
    "Analytical identification of a single source pumice from Greek shores and ancient sites in the Levant";
    Hellenic Journal of Geosciences, 45 (2010), 293 - 298.

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  25. W. Adlassnig, G. Steinhauser, M. Koller-Peroutka, A. Musilek, J.H. Sterba, I.K. Lichtscheidl, M. Bichler:
    "Expanding the menu for carnivorous plants: Uptake of potassium, iron and manganese by carnivorous pitcher plants";
    Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 67 (2009), 2117 - 2122.

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  26. M. Bichler, N.J.G. Pearce, G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba:
    "More than just a convoluted table? Discussion of "Mediterranean tephra stratigraphy revisited: Results from a long terrestrial sequence on Lesvos Island, Greece" by margari et al. [J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 163 (2007), 34-54]";
    Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 181 (2009), 247 - 250.

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  27. G. Steinhauser, G. Giester, C. Wagner, N. Leopold, J.H. Sterba, B. Lendl, M. Bichler:
    "Nitrogen-Rich Compounds of the Lanthanoids: The 5,5'-Azobis[1H-tetrazol-1-ides] of some Yttric Earths (Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb, and Lu)";
    Helvetica Chimica Acta, 92 (2009), 7; 1371 - 1384.

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  28. G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, M. Bichler:
    "Activation analysis: A method for the future";
    Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 67 (2009).

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  29. J.H. Sterba, H. Mommsen, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler:
    "The influence of different tempers on the composition of pottery";
    Journal of Archaeological Science, 36 (2009), 1582 - 1589.

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  30. J.H. Sterba, K. Polinger Foster, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler:
    "New light on old pumice: the origins of Mediterranean volcanic material from ancient Egypt";
    Journal of Archaeological Science, 36 (2009), 1738 - 1744.

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  31. G. Steinhauser, W. Hujer, J.H. Sterba, R. Seemann, M. Bichler, N. Symeonidis:
    "On strontium and barium anomalies in the sediments of Charkadio Cave (Tilos Islang, Dodekanese, Greece)";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 276 (2008), 1; 167 - 173.

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  32. G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, M. Foster, F. Grass, M. Bichler:
    "Heavy metals from pyrotechnics in New Years Eve snow";
    Atmospheric Environment, 42 (2008), 8616 - 8622.

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  33. J.H. Sterba, M. Blaauw, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler, F. Grass, G. P. Westphal:
    "Accelerating k0";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 278 (2008), 3; 613 - 616.

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  34. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler:
    "Cation-exchange properties of pumice: Taking a sip from a volcanic cocktail";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, Vol. 276 (2008), 1; 175 - 178.

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  35. F. Grass, G. P. Westphal, H. Lemmel, J.H. Sterba:
    "Rhodium in car exhaust tips by total automatic activation analysis";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 271 (2007), 2; 503 - 506.

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  36. F. Grass, G. P. Westphal, H. Lemmel, J.H. Sterba:
    "Rhodium in car exhaust tips by total automatic activation analysis";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 271 (2007), 2; 503 - 506.

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  37. K. Poljanc, G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, K. Buchtela, M. Bichler:
    "Beyond low-level activity: On a "non-radioactive""gas mantle";
    Science of the Total Environment, 374 (2007), 36 - 42.

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  38. G. Steinhauser, W. Adlassnig, M. Koller-Peroutka, A. Musilek, J.H. Sterba, M. Bichler, I.K. Lichtscheidl:
    "Application of radiotracers in an exotic field of botany: How to feed carnivorous plants";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 274 (2007), 2; 403 - 409.

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  39. G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, M. Bichler:
    ""Chemical fingerprints" of pumice from Cappadocia (Turkey) and Kos (Greece) for archaeological applications";
    Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 65 (2007), 488 - 503.

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  40. G. P. Westphal, F. Grass, H. Lemmel, J.H. Sterba:
    "A low-cost system for rapid automatic neutron activation analysis at small research reactors";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 272 (2007), 2; 267 - 271.

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  41. G. P. Westphal, F. Grass, H. Lemmel, J.H. Sterba, P. Schröder, Ch. Bloch:
    "Automatic activation analysis";
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 271 (2007), 1; 145 - 150.

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  42. G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, M. Bichler, H. Huber:
    "Neutron activation analysis of Mediterranean volcanic rocks - An analytical database for archaeological stratigraphy";
    Applied Geochemistry, 21 (2006), 1362 - 1375.

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  43. G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, K. Poljanc, M. Bichler, K. Buchtela:
    "Neutron Activation Analysis of Sea-, Lake-, and Evaporated Salt";
    Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, 56 (2006), D165 - D175.

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  44. G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, K. Poljanc, M. Bichler, K. Buchtela:
    "Trace elements in rock salt and their bioavailability estimated from solubility in acid";
    J. of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 20 (2006), 143 - 153.

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  45. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler:
    "Application of NAA to Develop Chemostratigraphy of Volcanic Deposits Nisyros and Telos, Greece";
    Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, 56 (2006), D283 - D289.

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  46. M. Bichler, G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba:
    "An Analytical Data Base on Eastern Mediterranean volcanic Rocks - a Tool for archaeological Stratigraphy";
    Geophysics Research Abstracts, 7 (2005), 04119.

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Contributions to Books


  1. G. DŽErcole, J.H. Sterba:
    "From Macro Wares to Micro Fabrics and INAA Compositional groups";
    in: "From Microcosm to Macrocosm: Individual households and cities in Ancient Egypt and Nubia", J. Budka, J. Auenmüller (ed.); Sidestone Press, Leiden, 2018, ISBN: 978-90-8890-598-8, 171 - 184.

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  2. P. Belli, M. Bichler, J. Hilditch, C. Knappett, D. Pirrie, M. Power, J.H. Sterba:
    "Bronze Age Carian Iasos";
    in: "Archaeologica 166", Giorgio Bretschneider Editore - Roma, Rom, 2012, ISBN: 978-88-7689-267-7, 1 - 220.

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  3. K. Foster, J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler:
    "The Thera eruption and Egypt: pumice, texts and chronology";
    in: "TimeŽs Up! Dating the Minoan eruption of Santorini.", D. Warburton (ed.); Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens, Athen, 2009, ISBN: 978-87-7934-024-4, 171 - 180.

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  4. T. Mühlenbruch, J.H. Sterba, D. Sürenhagen:
    "Neutronenaktivierungsanalysen an Keramik aus Tell Djinderis/Gindaros";
    in: "Ägypten und Levante XIX", Verlag der Österr. Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2009, ISBN: 978-3-7001-6829-4, 219 - 227.

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  5. M. Bichler, K. Breitenecker, G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba:
    "Zur Identifikation von Bimssteinfunden aus Grabungen in Tel Megadim und Aegina Kolonna";
    in: "Timelines Studies in Honour of Manfred Bietak", issued by: Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta; Uitgeverij Peeters, Leuven, 2006, ISBN: 9783700135272, 253 - 259.

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Contributions to Proceedings


  1. M. Villa, R. Bergmann, A. Musilek, J.H. Sterba, H. Böck, C. Messick:
    "The Core Conversion of the TRIGA Reactor Vienna";
    in: "22nd International Conference Nuclear Energy for New Europe (NENE2013)", issued by: Nuclear Society of Slovenia; Nuclear Society of Slovenia, Ljubljana, 2013, ISBN: 978-961-6207-36-2, Paper ID 602, 6 pages.

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  2. G. P. Westphal, F. Grass, H. Lemmel, J.H. Sterba:
    "Automatic Activation Analysis at a TRIGA Reactor ";
    in: "CD-Proc. of the 2nd World Triga Users Conference ", issued by: Atominstitut Vienna; Vienna University of Technology, 2004, 8 pages.

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Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry)


  1. J.H. Sterba, F. Munnik, N. Pearce:
    "Raising the temper -μ-spot analysis of experimental ceramics";
    Poster: 13th Int. Conf. "Modern Trends in Activation Analysis" (MTAA13), Texas; 2011-03-13 - 2011-03-18; in: "Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry", (2011).

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  2. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, F. Grass:
    "Illegal use of arsenic in fireworks";
    Talk: 13th Int. Conf. "Modern Trends in Activation Analysis" (MTAA13), Texas; 2011-03-13 - 2011-03-18; in: "Applied Radiation and Isotopes", (2011).

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  3. J.H. Sterba:
    "NAA in experimental Archaeology";
    Talk: Nuclear analytical methods and Applications, NAMA 2010, Bukarest (invited); 2010-11-03; in: "Workshop Nuclear Analytical Methods and Applications", (2010), 14 - 15.

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  4. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler:
    "Applying INAA to raising a chemo-stratigraphy of a complex volcanic eruption sequence on Nisyros and Tilos, Greece";
    Poster: Seventh International Conference on Nuclear and Radiochemistry, Budapest, Hungary; 2008-08-24 - 2008-08-29; in: "Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Nuclear and Radiochemistry", (2008), ISBN: 978-963-9319-80-6; 251.

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Talks and Poster Presentations (without Proceedings-Entry)


  1. J.H. Sterba:
    "Cs and Sr adsorption capabilities of Clinoptilolite";
    Keynote Lecture: Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry IX (MARC IX), Kona, USA; 2018-04-07 - 2018-04-13.

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  2. J.H. Sterba:
    "NAA von Keramik";
    Keynote Lecture: Seminar, Salzburg, Austria (invited); 2018-01-24.

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  3. J. Prost, A. Zinkl, J.H. Sterba, P. Wobrauschek, C. Streli:
    "Analysis of trace elements in airborne particulate matter with TXRF";
    Keynote Lecture: 17th International Conference on Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis and Related Methods (TXRF2017), Brescia, Italy; 2017-09-19 - 2017-09-22.

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  4. A. Winkler, M. Rauwolf, A. Turyanskaya, J.H. Sterba, C. Streli:
    "Trace elements analysis in tea and herbal infusions by means of TXRF";
    Poster: 17th International Conference on Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis and Related Methods (TXRF2017), Brescia, Italy; 2017-09-19 - 2017-09-22.

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  5. A. Zinkl, J. Prost, J.H. Sterba, P. Wobrauschek, C. Streli:
    "Total-reflection X-ray fluorescence analysis of airborne particulate matter samples";
    Poster: 17th International Conference on Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis and Related Methods (TXRF2017), Brescia, Italy; 2017-09-19 - 2017-09-22.

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  6. J. Prost, A. Zinkl, D. Ingerle, J.H. Sterba, P. Wobrauschek, C. Streli, D. Eichert, W. Jark, G. Pepponi, A. Migliori, A.G. Karydas, M. Czyzycki, G. Buzanich, U. Reinholz, H. Riesemeier, M. Radtke:
    "Trace Element Analysis of Airborne Particulate Matter with TXRF and SR-TXRF-XANES";
    Keynote Lecture: Annual Denver X-ray Conference 2017, Big Sky, USA; 2017-07-31 - 2017-08-04.

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  7. J.H. Sterba:
    "Categorization of Sources";
    Keynote Lecture: Joint IAEA/ICTP School on Nuclear Security 2017, Trieste, Italy (invited); 2017-03-27 - 2017-03-31.

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  8. J.H. Sterba:
    "Defining Requirements for Physical Protection";
    Keynote Lecture: Joint IAEA/ICTP School on Nuclear Security 2017, Trieste, Italy (invited); 2017-03-27 - 2017-03-31.

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  9. J.H. Sterba:
    "Introduction to Physical Protection Systems, Design and Evaluation";
    Keynote Lecture: Joint IAEA/ICTP School on Nuclear Security 2017, Trieste, Italy (invited); 2017-03-27 - 2017-03-31.

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  10. J.H. Sterba:
    "Introduction to Security of Radioactive Sources";
    Keynote Lecture: Joint IAEA/ICTP School on Nuclear Security 2017, Trieste, Italy (invited); 2017-03-27 - 2017-03-31.

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  11. J.H. Sterba:
    "Nuclear Security Regime for Radioactive Sources and Associated Facilities";
    Keynote Lecture: Joint IAEA/ICTP School on Nuclear Security 2017, Trieste, Italy (invited); 2017-03-27 - 2017-03-31.

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  12. J.H. Sterba:
    "Physical Protection System Design";
    Keynote Lecture: Joint IAEA/ICTP School on Nuclear Security 2017, Trieste, Italy (invited); 2017-03-27 - 2017-03-31.

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  13. J.H. Sterba:
    "Security Measures for Sources in Use and Storage";
    Talk: Joint IAEA/ICTP School on Nuclear Security 2017, Trieste, Italy (invited); 2017-03-27 - 2017-03-31.

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  14. G. Gamauf, L. Perneczky, A. Turyanskaya, J.H. Sterba, C. Streli:
    "Non-destructive depth analysis of Sueki ceramics using confocal μXRF spectrometry combined with NAA data";
    Poster: 26th Seminar Activation Analysis and Gamma Spectroscopy (SAAGAS 26), Vienna, Austria; 2017-02-20 - 2017-02-22.

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  15. J. Prost, A. Zinkl, J.H. Sterba, P. Wobrauschek, C. Streli:
    "Nachweis und Quantifizierung von Spurenelementen in Luftfeinstaubproben mittels Totalreflexions-Röntgenfluoreszenzanalyse (TRFA)";
    Keynote Lecture: 26th Seminar Activation Analysis and Gamma Spectroscopy (SAAGAS 26), Vienna, Austria; 2017-02-20 - 2017-02-22.

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  16. A. Winkler, M. Rauwolf, A. Turyanskaya, J.H. Sterba, C. Streli:
    "Total X-ray reflection fluorescence spectrometry of black tea and herbal infusions";
    Poster: 26th Seminar Activation Analysis and Gamma Spectroscopy (SAAGAS 26), Vienna, Austria; 2017-02-20 - 2017-02-22.

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  17. J.H. Sterba:
    "Archäometrie: Neutronenaktivierungsanalyse von Keramik";
    Keynote Lecture: Seminar, Salzburg, Salzburg (invited); 2017-01-25.

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  18. A. Winkler, M. Rauwolf, A. Turyanskaya, J.H. Sterba, P. Wobrauschek, C. Streli:
    "Spurenelementanalyse mit Totalreflexionsröntgenfluoreszenz";
    Keynote Lecture: 66th Yearly Meeting of the Austrian Physical Society (2016), Vienna, Austria; 2016-09-27 - 2016-09-29.

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  19. A. Winkler, M. Rauwolf, A. Turyanskaya, J.H. Sterba, P. Wobrauschek, C. Streli:
    "Total X-ray reflection fluorescence spectrometry analysis of trace elements in tea and herbal infusions";
    Poster: 66th Yearly Meeting of the Austrian Physical Society (2016), Vienna, Austria; 2016-09-27 - 2016-09-29.

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  20. A. Winkler, M. Rauwolf, A. Turyanskaya, J.H. Sterba, C. Streli:
    "Total X-ray reflection spectrometry analysis of trace elements in tea and herbal infusions";
    Poster: European Conference on X-ray Spectrometry (EXRS 2016), Gothenburg, Sweden; 2016-06-19 - 2016-06-24.

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  21. J.H. Sterba:
    "Die erste PSÜ des TRIGA Mk II in Wien, Österreich";
    Keynote Lecture: Behördenseminar Forschungsreaktoren 2016, Köln, Germany (invited); 2016-06-14 - 2016-06-15.

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  22. J.H. Sterba, M.G. Stamatakis, M. Bichler:
    "Identification of pumice samples from Chios, Greece - an unkonw source in the Aegean Sea?";
    Keynote Lecture: Modern Trends in Activation Analysis 14, Delft, NL; 2015-08-23 - 2015-08-28.

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  23. J. Prost, A. Windbichler, A.G. Karydas, J.H. Sterba, P. Wobrauschek, C. Streli:
    "Total Reflection X-ray Fluorescence Analysis of Indoor Aerosol Samples";
    Poster: TXRF 2015, Westminster, CO, USA; 2015-08-03 - 2015-08-07.

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  24. J.H. Sterba, G. DŽ Ercole:
    "Local ceramic traditions on SAI - from prehistory to the new kingdom";
    Keynote Lecture: Across Borders Workshop 2015, Munich, Germany (invited); 2015-06-28 - 2015-06-30.

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  25. J.H. Sterba, F. Eder, M. Bichler:
    "Identification of Obsidian Sources on Milos Island, Greece";
    accepted as poster for: Coastal Landscapes, Mining activities and preservation of cultural heritage, Milos; 2014-09-17 - 2014-09-20.

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  26. J.H. Sterba:
    "Basic Nuclear Physics";
    Keynote Lecture: Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa (invited); 2014-01-14.

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  27. J.H. Sterba, M. Villa, R. Bergmann:
    "Statusbericht TRIGA Mk II Reaktor Wien";
    Talk: 96. Sitzung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Forschungsreaktoren (AFR), Berlin; 2013-11-04 - 2013-11-06.

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  28. M. Villa, R. Bergmann, A. Musilek, J.H. Sterba, H. Böck, C. Messick:
    "The core conversion of the TRIGA reactor Vienna";
    Talk: IAEA Technical Meeting on RR Coalitions: global issues of TRIGA research reactors, Wien; 2013-11-04 - 2013-11-08.

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  29. M. Villa, J.H. Sterba, H. Böck, C. Messik:
    "The core conversion of the TRIGA reactor Vienna";
    Keynote Lecture: RROG 2013, Delft, NL; 2013-05-15 - 2013-05-17.

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  30. J.H. Sterba, T. Mühlenbruch, H. Mommsen:
    "Chemische Fingerabdrücke - a-priori Zuordnungen oder Inter-Laborvergleich?";
    Keynote Lecture: SAAGAS 24, München, Deutschland; 2013-02-25 - 2013-02-28.

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  31. G. Steinhauser, S. Merz, J.H. Sterba:
    "Neutron absorption activation analysis";
    Poster: Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry IX (MARC IX), Kona, USA; 2012-03-25 - 2012-03-30.

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  32. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, F. Grass:
    "Illicit utilization of arsenic compounds in fireworks? - An analysis of the suspended particle emission during Vienna's New Year fireworks";
    Talk: Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry IX (MARC IX), Kona, USA; 2012-03-25 - 2012-03-30.

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  33. J.H. Sterba:
    "Friedliche Nutzung nuklearer Energie";
    Talk: Seminar zu Militär und Umwelt, Enns, Austria (invited); 2011-07-07 - 2011-07-09.

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  34. M. Hajek, G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba:
    "Radiological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident";
    Poster: 30 Years Scientific Cooperation Between the University of Tokyo and the Vienna University of Technology, Technische Universität Wien (invited); 2011-06-29.

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  35. M. Hajek, G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba:
    "The Fukushima Reactor Accident as observed from Austria";
    Talk: 30 Years Scientific Cooperation Between the University of Tokyo and the Vienna University of Technology, Technische Universität Wien (invited); 2011-06-29.

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  36. M. Villa, G. Steinhauser, H. Böck, J.H. Sterba:
    "Austria Country Report";
    Talk: Research Reactor Operators Group (RROG) Annual Meeting 2011, Mol, Belgien; 2011-05-18 - 2011-05-20.

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  37. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, F. Grass:
    "Illegal use of arsenic in fireworks";
    Poster: 13th Int. Conf. "Modern Trends in Activation Analysis" (MTAA13), Texas, USA; 2011-03-13 - 2011-03-18.

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  38. J.H. Sterba:
    "Provenance Studies: Ceramics";
    Talk: 1. Vienna Summer School 2010: Radiation Physics in Cultural Heritage Studies, Wien; 2010-09-20 - 2010-09-25.

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  39. M. Bichler, J.H. Sterba, F. Eder:
    "Mit Neutronen auf archäologischer Spurensuche";
    Keynote Lecture: 23. Seminar Aktivierungsanalyse, Dresden-Rossendorf (invited); 2010-09-06 - 2010-09-08.

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  40. J.H. Sterba:
    "Eine Chemo-Stratigraphie der Kyra Eruptionssequenz auf Nisyros und Tilos";
    Poster: 6. RCA & SAAGAS 23 Konferenz, Dresden-Rossendorf, Deutschland; 2010-09-06 - 2010-09-08.

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  41. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler:
    "Eine Chemo-Stratigraphie Der Kyra-Eruptionssequenz Auf Nisyros Und Tilos";
    Talk: 6. RCA & SAAGAS 23 Konferenz, Dresden-Rossendorf, Deutschland; 2010-09-06 - 2010-09-08.

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  42. J.H. Sterba:
    "Österreich im Atomkreis";
    Talk: Gymnasium Albertgasse (BGRG 8), Wien (invited); 2009-12-09.

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  43. J.H. Sterba, M. Bichler, C. Watanabe:
    "Reading between the lines -- revealing geochemical information in clay tablets";
    Talk: 55th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale - Collège de France, Paris; 2009-07-06 - 2009-07-09.

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  44. W. Adlassnig, G. Steinhauser, M. Koller-Peroutka, I.K. Lichtscheidl, A. Musilek, J.H. Sterba, M. Bichler:
    "Expanding the menu for carnivorous plants: a radiotracer study on three species of pitcher plants";
    Poster: 22. Seminar Aktivierungsanalyse und Gammaspektroskopie, Wien; 2009-02-25 - 2009-02-27.

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  45. S. Merchel, M. Bichler, J.H. Sterba:
    "On the reliability of target element data for cosmogenic nuclide exposure dating";
    Talk: 22. Seminar Aktivierungsanalyse und Gammaspektroskopie, Wien; 2009-02-25 - 2009-02-27.

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  46. M. Villa, M. Bichler, F. Hameed, E. Jericha, G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, H. Böck:
    "Neutrons for research and training";
    Talk: 4th World TRIGA Users Conference, Lyon; 2008-09-07 - 2008-09-10.

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  47. K. Polinger Foster, J.H. Sterba, M. Bichler:
    "Aegean Pumice in Egyptian Graves";
    Talk: Minoan Eruption Chronology Workshop, Sandbjerg (Dänemark); 2007-11-09 - 2007-11-12.

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  48. J.H. Sterba, M. Blaauw, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler, G. P. Westphal:
    "Accelerating k0";
    Talk: 12th Int. Conf. on Modern Trends in Activation Analysis (MTAA 12), Tokyo (Japan); 2007-09-16 - 2007-09-21.

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  49. J.H. Sterba, M. Blaauw, G. P. Westphal:
    "Die Erweiterung des Neutronen Aktivierungsanalysators durch die k0-Method";
    Talk: 21. Seminar Aktivierungsanlyse und Gammaspektrometrie, Universität Mainz, Mainz (Deutschland); 2007-03-21 - 2007-03-23.

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  50. G. Landmann, S. Kempe, G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, M. Bichler:
    "Work experience and results on Lake Van: Tephra analysis by Neutron Activation";
    Talk: Workshop "Lake Van Drilling Project, Turkey - PaleoVan - (ICDP), Van (Turkey); 2006-05-06 - 2006-05-09.

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  51. G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, K. Poljanc, M. Bichler, K. Buchtela:
    "Cum Grano Salis - NAA of Selected Salts";
    Talk: 15th Radiochemical Conference, Marianske Laszne (Czech Republic); 2006-04-23 - 2006-04-28.

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  52. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler:
    "Application of NAA to develop a chemostratigraphy of volcanic deposits on Nisyros and Tilos, Greece";
    Poster: 15th Radiochemical Conference, Marianske Laszne (Czech Republic); 2006-04-23 - 2006-04-28.

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  53. G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba, M. Bichler, R. Seemann:
    "On barium anomalies in context with volcanic activity in the Aegean";
    Talk: MARC VII Conference, Kona, Hawaii (USA); 2006-04-03 - 2006-04-07.

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  54. J.H. Sterba, G. Steinhauser, M. Bichler:
    "Taking a sip of a volcanic cocktail";
    Talk: MARC VII Conference, Kona, Hawaii (USA); 2006-04-03 - 2006-04-07.

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  55. G. P. Westphal, F. Grass, H. Lemmel, J.H. Sterba:
    "A System for Rapid Automatic Neutron Activation Analysis";
    Talk: Asia-Pacific Symposium on Radiochemistry (APSORC-05), Beijing (China); 2005-10-17 - 2005-10-25.

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  56. M. Bichler, G. Steinhauser, J.H. Sterba:
    "An Analytical Data Base on Eastern Mediterranean volcanic archaeological Stratigraphy";
    Talk: EGU General Assembly, Wien (Österreich); 2005-04-24 - 2005-04-29.

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  57. J.H. Sterba, M. Bichler, G. Steinhauser, K. Breitenecker:
    "Die Verwendung der Aktivierungsanalyse bei paläontologischen Problemstellungen";
    Talk: 20. Seminar Aktivierungsanalyse, TU München (Deutschland); 2005-02-23 - 2005-02-25.

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  58. F. Grass, G. P. Westphal, R. Gwozdz, J.H. Sterba, H. Lemmel:
    "Total Activation Analysis of Enlarged Samples";
    Talk: IAEA Technical Meeting: Large Sample NAA, Wien (Österreich); 2005.

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  59. G. P. Westphal, F. Grass, H. Lemmel, J.H. Sterba:
    "Automatischer Aktivierungsanalysator";
    Talk: Activation Analysis Seminar, GArching (Deutschland); 2005.

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  60. G. P. Westphal, F. Grass, J.H. Sterba, H. Lemmel:
    "Rapid Automatic Neutron Activation Analysis";
    Talk: IAEA Technical Meeting: Large Sample NAA, Wien (Österreich); 2005.

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  61. G. P. Westphal, F. Grass, H. Lemmel, J.H. Sterba:
    "Automatic Activation Analysis at a Triga Reactor ";
    Talk: 2nd World TRIGA Users Conf., Atominstitut (Wien); 2004-09-15 - 2004-09-18.

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  62. G. P. Westphal, F. Grass, H. Lemmel, J.H. Sterba:
    "Automatic Activation Analysis ";
    Talk: 11th Int. Conf. "Modern Trends in Activation Analysis", Univ. of Surrey, Guildford (UK); 2004-06-20 - 2004-06-25.

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Doctor's Theses (authored and supervised)


  1. J.H. Sterba:
    "Anwendung der Neutronen-Aktivierungsanalyse zum Aufbau der Chemostratigraphie einer vulkanischen Eruptionssequenz auf Tilos und Nisyros, Griechenland";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: M. Bichler; Atominstitut d. Österr. Universitäten, 2007; oral examination: 2007-06-13.

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Diploma and Master Theses (authored and supervised)


  1. J.H. Sterba:
    "Evaluierung eines NEutronenaktivierungsanalysators ";
    Supervisor: G. P. Westphal; Atominstitut der Österr. Universitäten, 2004.

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Scientific Reports


  1. M. Villa, R. Bergmann, J.H. Sterba:
    "Inbetriebnahme Prüfprotokoll Lüftungskreislauf 2015/2016";
    Report for Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft; Report No. ATIR1510, 2016; 16 pages.

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  2. M. Villa, R. Bergmann, J.H. Sterba:
    "Inbetriebnahme Prüfprotokoll Primärkreis 2015/2016";
    Report for Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft; Report No. ATIR1507, 2016; 13 pages.

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  3. M. Villa, R. Bergmann, J.H. Sterba:
    "Inbetriebnahme Prüfprotokoll Reinigungskreis 2015/2016";
    Report for Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft; Report No. ATIR1508, 2016; 11 pages.

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  4. M. Villa, R. Bergmann, J.H. Sterba:
    "Inbetriebnahme Prüfprotokoll Sekundärkreis 2015/2016";
    Report for Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft; Report No. ATIR1509, 2016; 11 pages.

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  5. M. Villa, R. Bergmann, A. Musilek, J.H. Sterba:
    "ATIR1505-Arbeitsvorschrift Renovierung Raum ZCU118 (Wärmetauscherraum)";
    Report for Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft; Report No. ATIR1505, 2015; 9 pages.

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  6. J.H. Sterba, M. Villa, R. Bergmann, A. Musilek, S. Shrbeny, D. Hainz:
    "Periodische Sicherheitsüberprüfung des TRIGA Reaktors Wien";
    Report for Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft; Report No. ATIR-1406, 2014; 113 pages.

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