Dipl.-Chem. Dr. Silke Merchel

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Wallner, A., Feige, J., Fifield, L. K., Froehlich, M. B., Golser, R., Hotchkis, M. A. C., Koll, D., Leckenby, G., Martschini, M., Merchel, S., Panjkov, S., Pavetich, S., Rugel, G., & Tims, S. G. (2020). 60Fe deposition during the late Pleistocene and the Holocene echoes past supernova activity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 117(36), 21873-21879. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1916769117

Gärtner, A., Merchel, S., Niedermann, S., Braucher, R., Aster-Team, Steier, P., Rugel, G., Scharf, A., Le Bras, L., & Linnemann, U. (2020). Nature does the averaging — In-situ produced 10Be, 21Ne, and 26Al in a very young river terrace. Geosciences, 10(6), [237]. https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences10060237

Riisager, K., Borge, M. J. G., Briz, J. A., Carmona-Gallardo, M., Forstner, O., Fraile, L. M., Fynbo, H. O. U., Camacho, A. G., Johansen, J. G., Jonson, B., Lund, M., Lachner, J., Madurga, M., Merchel, S., Nacher, E., Nilsson, T., Steier, P., Tengblad, O., & Vedia, V. (2020). Search for beta-delayed proton emission from 11Be. European Physical Journal A, 56(3), [100]. https://doi.org/10.1140/epja/s10050-020-00110-2

Wallner, A., Bichler, M., Coquard, L., Dillmann, I., Forstner, O., Golser, R., Heil, M., Käppeler, F., Kutschera, W., Lederer-Woods, C., Martschini, M., Mengoni, A., Merchel, S., Michlmayr, L., Priller, A., Steier, P., & Wiescher, M. (2019). Stellar and thermal neutron capture cross section of Be-9. Physical Review C, 99(1), [015804]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.99.015804

Pavetich, S., Wallner, A., Martschini, M., Akhmadaliev, S., Dillmann, I., Fifield, K., Halfon, S., Heftrich, T., Kaeppeler, F., Lederer-Woods, C., Merchel, S., Paul, M., Reifarth, R., Rugel, G., Steier, P., Tessler, M., Tims, S., Weigand, M., & Weissman, L. (2019). Accelerator mass spectrometry measurement of the reaction Cl-35(n, gamma)Cl-36 at keV energies. Physical Review C, 99(1), [015801]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.99.015801

Feige, J., Breitschwerdt, D., Wallner, A., Schulreich, M. M., Kinoshita, N., Paul, M., Dettbarn, C., Fifield, L. K., Golser, R., Honda, M., Linnemann, U., Matsuzaki, H., Merchel, S., Rugel, G., Steier, P., Tims, S. G., Winkler, S. R., & Yamagata, T. (2017). The Link Between the Local Bubble and Radioisotopic Signatures on Earth. JPS Conference Proceedings, 14, [010304]. https://doi.org/10.7566/JPSCP.14.010304

Wallner, A., Feige, J., Kinoshita, N., Paul, M., Fifield, L. K., Golser, R., Honda, M., Linnemann, U., Matsuzaki, H., Merchel, S., Rugel, G., Tims, S. G., Steier, P., Yamagata, T., & Winkler, S. (2016). Recent near-Earth supernovae probed by global deposition of interstellar radioactive Fe-60. Nature, 532(7597), 69-72. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature17196

Feige, J., Wallner, A., Fifield, L. K., Merchel, S., Rugel, G., Steier, P., Tims, S., Winkler, S., & Golser, R. (2014). Supernova-produced 26AI and 60Fe in deep-sea sediments from the Indian ocean. Poster session presented at XIII Nuclei in the Cosmos, Debrecen, Hungary. http://nic2014.org/img/nicedit/42.pdf

Feige, J., Wallner, A., Fifield, L. K., Korschinek, G., Merchel, S., Rugel, G., Steier, P., Winkler, S. R., & Golser, R. (2013). AMS measurements of cosmogenic and supernova-ejected radionuclides in deep-sea sediment cores. In C. Simenel, M. Evers, T. Kibedi, DH. Luong, M. Reed, M. Srncik, & A. Wallner (Eds.), Heavy Ion Accelerator Symposium 2013 [03003] E D P Sciences. EPJ Web of Conferences Vol. 63 https://doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/20136303003

Wiedenbeck, M., Bugoi, R., Duke, M. J. M., Dunai, T., Enzweiler, J., Horan, M., Jochum, K. P., Linge, K., Kosler, J., Merchel, S., Morales, L. F. G., Nasdala, L., Stalder, R., Sylvester, P., Weis, U., & Zoubir, A. (2012). GGR biennial critical review: Analytical developments since 2010. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 36(4), 337-398.

Merchel, S., Bremser, W., Akhmadaliev, S., Arnold, M., Aumaitre, G., Bourles, D. L., Braucher, R., Caffee, M. W., Christl, M., Fifield, L. K., Finkel, R. C., Freeman, S. P. H. T., Ruiz-Gómez, A., Kubik, P. W., Martschini, M., Rood, D. H., Tims, S. G., Wallner, A., Wilcken, K. M., & Xu, S. (2012). Quality assurance in accelerator mass spectrometry: Results from an international round-robin exercise for 10Be. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research. Section B. Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 289, 68-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2012.07.038

Feige, J., Wallner, A., Winkler, S., Merchel, S., Fifield, L. K., Korschinek, G., Rugel, G., & Breitschwerdt, D. (2012). The Search for Supernova-produced Radionuclides in Terrestrial Deep-sea Archives. Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 29(2), 109-114. https://doi.org/10.1071/AS11070

Merchel, S., Bremser, W., Alfimov, V., Arnold, M., Aumaitre, G., Benedetti, L., Bourles, D. L., Caffee, M. W., Fifield, L. K., Finkel, R. C., Freeman, S. P. H. T., Martschini, M., Matsushi, Y., Rood, D. H., Sasa, K., Steier, P., Takahashi, T., Tamari, M., Tims, S. G., ... Xu, S. (2011). Ultra-trace analysis of (36)Cl by accelerator mass spectrometry: an interlaboratory study. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 400(9), 3125-3132. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00216-011-4979-2

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