Journal of Nuclear and Particle Physics

Journal of Nuclear and Particle Physics is a peer-reviewed publication, offering topical and up-to-date coverage of current research progress in the field of nuclear and particle physics. The journal also welcomes articles from all interface areas between these fields.

Ionel Lazanu

Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Nuclear and Particle Physics

Professor, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Romania

Research Areas

Interactions of particles (also neutrinos, exotic particles, dark matter components) in matter and detection techniques; Particle physics and cosmological aspects; Nuclear physics


1992Ph.D. in Radiation PhysicsUniversity of Bucharest
1981MSc. in Atomic, Nuclear and Elementary Particle PhysicsFaculty of Physics, University of Bucharest
1980BSc., PhysicsUniversity of Bucharest

Publications: Journals

[1]   Lazanu I, Lazanu S., Transient thermal effects in solid noble gases as materials for the detection of Dark Matter, JCAP 1107:013
[2]  (CERN RD-50 Collab.) A. Affolder et. al., Silicon detectors for the sLHC, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A658, 11-16, (2011)
[3]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Ciobanu G, Modelling the transient processes produced under heavy particle irradiation, Nucl. Instr. Meth. B269, 498-503, 2011
[4]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, Transient processes induced by heavy projectiles in silicon, Nucl. Instr. Meth. B 268, 2241-2245, 2010
[5]  (LAGUNA Collaboration) (2010) D. Angus et. al., The LAGUNA design study-towards giant liquid based underground detectors for neutrino physics and astrophysics and proton decay searches, e-Print: arXiv:1001.0077 [physics.ins-det], in Proceedings of the Workshop European Strategy for Future Neutrino Physics, Geneva, 1–3 October 2009, edited by A. Blondel and F. Dufour, CERN–2010–003, pp. 226-229, (CERN Yellow Report CERN–2010–003)
[6]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, Kinetics of defects in low temperature semiconductors and direct dark matter search, Rom. Rep. Phys. 62, 309-318, 2010
[7]  (LAGUNA Collaboration) (2009) J. Kisiel et al., The LAGUNA project: Towards the giant liquid based detectors for proton decay searches and for low energy neutrino astrophysics, PoS EPS-HEP2009 (2009) 283
[8]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Modelling spatial distribution of defects and estimation of electrical degradation of silicon detectors in radiation fields at high luminosity, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A583, 165-168, 2007
[9]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Correlation between radiation processes in silicon and long-time degradation of detectors for high-energy physics experiments, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A580, 46-49, 2007
[10]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, Silicon detectors: Damage, modelling and expected long-time behaviour in physics experiments at ultra high energy, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A572, 297-299, 2007
[11]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, The role of primary point defects in the degradation of silicon detectors due to hadron and lepton irradiation, Phys. Scripta 74, 201-207, 2006
[12]  (CERN RD-50 Collab.) Fretwurst E, et al., Recent advancements in the development of radiation hard semiconductor detectors for SLHC , Nucl. Instr. Meth. A552, 7-19, 2005
[13]  (CERN RD-50 Collab.) Moll M, et al., Development of radiation tolerant semiconductor detectors for the Super-LHC, Moll M, et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 546, 99-107, 2005
[14]  (CERN RD-50 Collab.) Bruzzi M, et al., Radiation-hard semiconductor detectors for SuperLHC , Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 541, 189-201, 2005
[15]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, Scenarios about the long-time damage of silicon as material and detectors operating beyond LHC collider conditions , Phys. Scripta 71, 31-38, 2005
[16]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Systematic study related to the role of initial impurities and irradiation rates in the formation and evolution of complex defects in silicon for detectors in HEP experiments , Phys. Scripta 69, 376-384, 2004
[17]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Bruzzi M, Microscopic modeling of defects production and their annealing after irradiation in silicon for HEP particle detectors , Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 514, 9-17, 2003
[18]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, Long-term damage induced by hadrons in silicon detectors for uses at the LHC-accelerator and in space missions, Phys. Scripta 67, 388-394, 2003
[19]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, The influence of initial impurities and irradiation conditions on defect production and annealing in silicon for particle detectors, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 201, 491-502, 2003
[20]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, Radiation defects in silicon due to hadrons and leptons, their annealing and influence on detector performance, Phys. Scripta 66, 125-132, 2002
[21]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Borchi E, et al., Theoretical calculations of the primary defects induced by pions and protons in SiC, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 485, 768-773, 2002
[22]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Annealing of radiation-induced defects in silicon in a simplified phenomenological model, Nucl. Instr. Meth. B183, 383-390, 2001
[23]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Analytical approximations of the Lindhard equations describing radiation effects, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 462, 530-535, 2001
[24]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Borchi E, Diamond degradation in hadron fields , Nucl. Phys. B-Proc. Supp. 78, 683-688, 1999
[25]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, Comparative energy dependence of proton and pion degradation in diamond, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 432, 374-378, 1999
[26]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Si, GaAs and diamond damage in pion fields with application to LHC, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 419, 570-576, 1998
[27]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, Borchi E, et al., Theoretical calculation of diamond damage by pi(+)/pi(-) mesons in the Delta(33) resonance energy range , Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 406, 259-266, 1998
[28]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Biggeri U, et al., Non-ionising energy deposition of pions in GaAs and Si for radiation damage studies , Nucl. Phys. B, Suppl. 61B, 1998
[29]  Lazanu I, Rujoiu M, Reanalysis of some bubble chamber data on N anti-N annihilation, Published in *Bonn 1998, The structure of baryons* 121-125, arxiv: hep-ph/9810219
[30]  Lazanu S, Lazanu I, Biggeri U, et al., Model predictions for the NIEL of high energy pions in Si and GaAs Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 394, 232-234, 1997
[31]  Lazanu I, Lazanu S, Biggeri U, et al., Non-ionising energy loss of pions in thin silicon samples , Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 388, 370-374, 1997
[32]  Angelescu T, et al., Radiation hardness studies on silicon detectors in fast neutron fields , Nucl. Instr. Meth. A357, 55-63, 1995
[33]  Angelescu T, et al., A neutron – irradiation facility for damage studies , Nucl. Instr. Meth. A345, 303-307, 1994
[34]  Mihul A, et al., Inelastic PI(+)He-3 Interaction at 100, 120 and 145 MeV, Nuovo Cimento 105, 1637-1647, 1992
[35]  Angelescu T, et al., Pion Absorption in He-3 at 100, 120, and 145MeV , Nuovo Cimento 103, 93-104, 1990
[36]  Angelescu T, et al., Inelastic Pi-He-3 interaction at 180 MeV , Nuovo Cimento 100 , 381-395, 1988
[37]  Angelescu T, et al., Inelastic pi-/+ He3 at 145 MeV , Nuovo Cimento 89, 162-176, 1985

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  Lazanu, S. Lazanu, Chapter 7: Silicon Detectors for High Energy Physics: Physical Models and Predictions for Degradation in Radiation Fields; pp. 261-305, in Trends in Experimental High Energy Physics, Editors: Stevens, Jacob R., Nova Publishers NY. , 2005, ISBN: 1-59454-350-X