Dongming Mei

Dongming Mei

Director, CUBED / Professor

PHYSICS

Patterson Hall 103

Phone: (605) 677-6124

Email: Dongming.Mei@usd.edu

Bio:

Obtained PhD from the University of Alabama in 2003 and did postdoc training at Los Alamos National Laboratory for three years. Came to USD in 2006.


Teaching Interests:

Nuclear and Particle Physics, Theoretcial Mechancis, Statistical Mechanics, Astronomy, Group Theory for Particle Physics


Research Interests:

Underground nuclear and particle physics in search for rare physics processes beyond the Standard Model of physics.


Education:

  • Post Doctorate Researcher, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2006
  • Ph D, Nuclear/Particle Physics, The University of Alabama, 2003
  • MS, Nuclear/Particle Physics, The University of Alabama, 2001
  • BA, Physics, HuaZhong Normal University, 1983

Grants:

  • PIRE: Advanced Germanium Detectors and Technologies for Underground Physics, NSF. Grant Role: Principal. (2017 - 2022)
  • LARGE-SIZE GERMANIUM DETECTOR DEVELOPMENT FOR UNDERGROUND EXPERIMENTS, BOR. (2016 - 2018)
  • DEVELOPMENT OF IMAGING SYSTEM WITH LARGE-SIZE GERMANIUM DETECTORS, NSF. (2016 - 2017)
  • NSF ICORP, NSF. Grant Role: Principal. (2016 - 2016)
  • Stable Isotope Separation in South Dakota, South Dakota. (2014 - 2015)
  • Workshop on germanium detector and technology, NSF. (2014 - 2015)
  • MRI: Acquisition of a Field-Emission Scanning Electron Microscope with Elemental Analysis Capability for Enhancing Materials Research at the University of South Dakota, National Science Foundation. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2013 - 2017)
  • MRI: Acquisition of a Field-Emission Scanning Electron Microscope with Elemental Analysis Capability for Enhancing Materials Research at the University of South Dakota, NSF. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2013 - 2016)
  • Crystal Growth and Detector Development for Underground Experiments, DOE. Grant Role: Principal. (2013 - 2015)
  • Integrative Tools for Underground Science, NSF. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2012 - 2014)
  • Research Infrastructure for Germanium Wafer Development, NSF. Grant Role: Principal. (2012 - 2013)
  • Supplemental to DOE EPSCoR, DOE. Grant Role: Principal. (2012 - 2013)
  • SD EPSCoR 'RII T1 Planning Grant', South Dakota state. Grant Role: Principal. (2012 - 2012)
  • Supplemental to NSF PHYS-0758120, NSF. Grant Role: Principal. (2011 - 2012)
  • BOR Performance Improvement Grant, BOR. Grant Role: Principal. (2011 - Present)
  • Crystal Growth and Detector Development at Homestake for DUSEL Experiments, DOE EPSCoR. Grant Role: Principal. (2010 - 2013)
  • Center for Ultra-Low Background Experiments at DUSEL, The state of South Dakota. Grant Role: Principal. (2009 - 2014)
  • Assay and Acquisition of Radipure Materials, NSF. Grant Role: Principal. (2009 - 2012)
  • LZ-20 for Dark Matter Searches, NSF. Grant Role: Principal. (2009 - 2012)
  • DUSEL R&D for Measuring External Sources of Background at Homestake, NSF. Grant Role: Principal. (2008 - 2011)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Mei, Hao. The impact of neutral impurity concentration on charge drift mobility in n-type germanium, P07003. Vol. 12.. (DOI: 10.1088/1748-0221/12/07/P07003 )
  • Wei, Wenzhao. Average energy expended per e-h pair for germanium-based dark matter experiments. Vol. 12. Journal of Instrumentation, 2017.
  • Mei, H., Wang, Guojian, Yang, Gang, and Mei, Dongming. The impact of neutral impurity concentration on charge drift mobility in n-type germanium, P07003. Vol. 12, Iss. 07. Journal of Instrumentation, 2017.
  • Zhang, Chao. Cosmogenic activation of materials used in rare event search experiments, 62. Vol. 84. Astroparticle Physics, 2016.
  • Wei, W.-Z., Liu, Jing, and Mei, Dongming. Discrimination of nuclear and electronic recoil events using plasma effect in germanium detectors, P07008. Vol. 11, Iss. 07. Journal of Instrumentation, 2016. (DOI: 10.1088/1748-0221/11/07/P07008)
  • Wei, Wenzhao, and Liu, Jing. Discrimination of nuclear and electronic recoil events using plasma effect in germanium detectors, 07008. Vol. 11, Iss. 7. Rome: Journal of Instrumentation , 2016.
  • Akerib, D S., Araújo, H M., Bai, X, Bailey, A J., Balajthy, J, Beltrame, P, Bernard, E P., Bernstein, A, Biesiadzinski, T P., Boulton, E M., Bradley, A, Bramante, R, Cahn, S B., Carmona-Benitez, M C., Chan, C, Chapman, J J., Chiller, A A., Chiller, C, Currie, A, Cutter, J E., Davison, T J., de Viveiros, L, Dobi, A, Dobson, J E., Druszkiewicz, E, Edwards, B N., Faham, C H., Fiorucci, S, Gaitskell, R J., Gehman, V M., Ghag, C, Gibson, K R., Gilchriese, M G., Hall, C R., Hanhardt, M, Haselschwardt, S J., Hertel, S A., Hogan, D P., Horn, M, Huang, D Q., Ignarra, C M., Ihm, M, Jacobsen, R G., Ji, W, Kazkaz, K, Khaitan, D, Knoche, R, Larsen, N A., Lee, C, Lenardo, B G., Lesko, K T., Lindote, A, Lopes, M I., Malling, D C., Manalaysay, A, Mannino, R L., Marzioni, M F., McKinsey, D N., Mei, Dongming, Mock, J, Moongweluwan, M, Morad, J A., Murphy, A S., Nehrkorn, C, Nelson, H N., Neves, F, O'Sullivan, K, Oliver-Mallory, K C., Ott, R A., Palladino, K J., Pangilinan, M, Pease, E K., Phelps, P, Reichhart, L, Rhyne, C, Shaw, S, Shutt, T A., Silva, C, Solovov, V N., Sorensen, P, Stephenson, S, Sumner, T J., Szydagis, M, Taylor, D J., Taylor, W, Tennyson, B P., Terman, P A., Tiedt, D R., To, W H., Tripathi, M, Tvrznikova, L, Uvarov, S, Verbus, J R., Webb, R C., White, J T., Whitis, T J., Witherell, M S., Wolfs, F L., Yazdani, K, Young, S K., and Zhang, Chao. Improved Limits on Scattering of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles from Reanalysis of 2013 LUX Data., 161301. Vol. 116, Iss. 16. Physical review letters, 2016. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.161301)
  • Akerib, D S., Araújo, H M., Bai, X, Bailey, A J., Balajthy, J, Beltrame, P, Bernard, E P., Bernstein, A, Biesiadzinski, T P., Boulton, E M., Bradley, A, Bramante, R, Cahn, S B., Carmona-Benitez, M C., Chan, C, Chapman, J J., Chiller, A A., Chiller, C, Currie, A, Cutter, J E., Davison, T J., de Viveiros, L, Dobi, A, Dobson, J E., Druszkiewicz, E, Edwards, B N., Faham, C H., Fiorucci, S, Gaitskell, R J., Gehman, V M., Ghag, C, Gibson, K R., Gilchriese, M G., Hall, C R., Hanhardt, M, Haselschwardt, S J., Hertel, S A., Hogan, D P., Horn, M, Huang, D Q., Ignarra, C M., Ihm, M, Jacobsen, R G., Ji, W, Kazkaz, K, Khaitan, D, Knoche, R, Larsen, N A., Lee, C, Lenardo, B G., Lesko, K T., Lindote, A, Lopes, M I., Malling, D C., Manalaysay, A, Mannino, R L., Marzioni, M F., McKinsey, D N., Mei, Dongming, Mock, J, Moongweluwan, M, Morad, J A., Murphy, A S., Nehrkorn, C, Nelson, H N., Neves, F, O'Sullivan, K, Oliver-Mallory, K C., Ott, R A., Palladino, K J., Pangilinan, M, Pease, E K., Phelps, P, Reichhart, L, Rhyne, C, Shaw, S, Shutt, T A., Silva, C, Solovov, V N., Sorensen, P, Stephenson, S, Sumner, T J., Szydagis, M, Taylor, D J., Taylor, W, Tennyson, B P., Terman, P A., Tiedt, D R., To, W H., Tripathi, M, Tvrznikova, L, Uvarov, S, Verbus, J R., Webb, R C., White, J T., Whitis, T J., Witherell, M S., Wolfs, F L., Yazdani, K, Young, S K., and Zhang, Chao. Results on the Spin-Dependent Scattering of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles on Nucleons from the Run 3 Data of the LUX Experiment., 161302. Vol. 116, Iss. 16. Physical review letters, 2016. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.161302)
  • Liu, Jing, Mei, Dongming, and Martin, Ryan. Development of a p-type point contact germanium detector with an amorphous semiconductor surface for rare-event searches, 2015. Vol. 94. Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science, 2015.
  • Abt, I, Majorovits, B, Keller, Christina, Mei, Dongming, Wang, Guojian, and Wei, W. 2nd Workshop on Germanium Detectors and Technologies, 011001. Vol. 606, Iss. 1. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2015.
  • Wang, Guojian, Amman, Mark, Mei, Hao, Mei, Dongming, Irmscher, Klaus, Guan, Yutong, and Yang, Gang. Crystal growth and detector performance of large size High-purity Ge crystals, 54 - 60. Vol. 39. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing , 2015. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mssp.2015.04.044)
  • Wang, Guojian, Mei, Hao, Mei, Dongming, Guan, Yutong, and Yang, Gang. High purity germanium crystal growth at the University of South Dakota, 012012. Vol. 606, Iss. 1. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2015.
  • Akerib, DS, Araújo, HM, Bai, X, Bailey, AJ, Balajthy, J, Bernard, E, Bernstein, A, Bradley, A, Byram, D, Cahn, SB, Carmona-Benitez, MC, Chan, C, Chapman, JJ, Chiller, AA, Chiller, C, Coffey, T, Currie, A, de Viveiros, L, Dobi, A, Dobson, J, Druszkiewicz, E, Edwards, B, Faham, CH, Fiorucci, S, Flores, C, Gaitskell, RJ, Gehman, VM, Ghag, C, Gibson, KR, Gilchriese, MGD, Hall, C, Hertel, SA, Horn, M, Huang, DQ, Ihm, M, Jacobsen, RG, Kazkaz, K, Knoche, R, Larsen, NA, Lee, C, Lindote, A, Lopes, MI, Malling, DC, Mannino, R, McKinsey, DN, Mei, Dongming, Mock, J, Moongweluwan, M, Morad, J, Murphy, A St J, Nehrkorn, C, Nelson, H, Neves, F, Ott, RA, Pangilinan, M, Parker, PD, Pease, EK, Pech, K, Phelps, P, Reichhart, L, Shutt, T, Silva, C, Solovov, VN, Sorensen, P, O'Sullivan, K, Sumner, TJ, Szydagis, M, Taylor, D, Tennyson, B, Tiedt, DR, Tripathi, M, Uvarov, S, Verbus, JR, Walsh, N, Webb, R, White, JT, Witherell, MS, Wolfs, FLH, Woods, M, and Zhang, Chao. Radiogenic and muon-induced backgrounds in the LUX dark matter detector, 33-46. Vol. 62. Astroparticle Physics, 2015.
  • Yang, Gang, Mei, H, Guan, Yutong, Wang, Guojian, Mei, Dongming, and Irmscher, K. Study on the Properties of High Purity Germanium Crystals, 012013. Vol. 606, Iss. 1. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2015.
  • Yang, Gang, Guan, Yutong, Jian, F Y., Wagner, M D., Mei, H, Wang, Guojian, Howard, S M., Mei, Dongming, A Nelson, Marshal, J, Fitzgerald, K, Tenzin, C, and Ma, X. Zone Refinement of Germanium Crystals, 012014. Vol. 606, Iss. 1. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2015.
  • Wei, Wenzhao, Mei, Hao, Wang, Guojian, Yang, Gang, Zhang, Chao, Guan, Yutong, Liu, Jing, Mei, Dongming, Keller, Christina, Wang, Yiju, and Xu, Dahai. Development of a new type of germanium detector for dark matter searches, 23-29. Vol. 4. American Journal of Modern Physics, 2014. (DOI: 10.11648/j.ajmp.s.2015040101.15)
  • Zhang, Chao, and Mei, Dongming. Measuring muon-induced neutrons with liquid scintillation detector at Soudan mine, 122003. Vol. 90. Physics Review D, 2014.
  • Mei, Dongming. Development of a new type of a germanium detector for dark matter searches, 23. Vol. 4. American Journal of Modern Physics, 2014. (DOI: 10.11648/j.ajmp.s.2015040101.15 )
  • Mei, Dongming. Measuring Muon-induced neutrons with liquid scintillation detector at Soudan Mine, 122003. Vol. 90, Iss. 12. Physics Review D, 2014. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.90.122003)
  • Mei, Dongming. Radiogenic and Muon-Induced Backgrounds in the LUX Dark Matter Detector, 33. Vol. 62. Astroparticle Physics, 2014.
  • Wang, Guojian, Guan, Yutong, Mei, Hao, Mei, Dongming, Yang, Gang, Govani, Jayesh, and Khizar, Muhammad. Dislocation density control in high-purity germanium crystal growth, 54 - 58. Vol. 393, Iss. 0. Journal of Crystal Growth , 2014. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2013.11.075)
  • Akerib, D S., Araújo, H M., Bai, X, Bailey, A J., Balajthy, J, Bedikian, S, Bernard, E, Bernstein, A, Bolozdynya, A, Bradley, A, Byram, D, Cahn, S B., Carmona-Benitez, M C., Chan, C, Chapman, J J., Chiller, A A., Chiller, C, Clark, K, Coffey, T, Currie, A, Curioni, A, Dazeley, S, de Viveiros, L, Dobi, A, Dobson, J, Dragowsky, E M., Druszkiewicz, E, Edwards, B, Faham, C H., Fiorucci, S, Flores, C, Gaitskell, R J., Gehman, V M., Ghag, C, Gibson, K R., Gilchriese, M G., Hall, C, Hanhardt, M, Hertel, S A., Horn, M, Huang, D Q., Ihm, M, Jacobsen, R G., Kastens, L, Kazkaz, K, Knoche, R, Kyre, S, Lander, R, Larsen, N A., Lee, C, Leonard, D S., Lesko, K T., Lindote, A, Lopes, M I., Lyashenko, A, Malling, D C., Mannino, R, McKinsey, D N., Mei, Dongming, Mock, J, Moongweluwan, M, Morad, J, Morii, M, Murphy, A S., Nehrkorn, C, Nelson, H, Neves, F, Nikkel, J A., Ott, R A., Pangilinan, M, Parker, P D., Pease, E K., Pech, K, Phelps, P, Reichhart, L, Shutt, T, Silva, C, Skulski, W, Sofka, C J., Solovov, V N., Sorensen, P, Stiegler, T, O'Sullivan, K, Sumner, T J., Svoboda, R, Sweany, M, Szydagis, M, Taylor, D, Tennyson, B, Tiedt, D R., Tripathi, M, Uvarov, S, Verbus, J R., Walsh, N, Webb, R, White, J T., White, D, Witherell, M S., Wlasenko, M, Wolfs, F L., Woods, M, and Zhang, Chao. First results from the LUX dark matter experiment at the Sanford underground research facility., 091303. Vol. 112, Iss. 9. Physical review letters, 2014. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.091303)
  • Akerib, D S., Araújo, H M., Bai, X, Bailey, A J., Balajthy, J, Bedikian, S, Bernard, E, Bernstein, A, Bolozdynya, A, Bradley, A, Byram, D, Cahn, S B., Carmona-Benitez, M C., Chan, C, Chapman, J J., Chiller, A A., Chiller, C, Clark, K, Coffey, T, Currie, A, Curioni, A, Dazeley, S, de Viveiros, L, Dobi, A, Dobson, J, Dragowsky, E M., Druszkiewicz, E, Edwards, B, Faham, C H., Fiorucci, S, Flores, C, Gaitskell, R J., Gehman, V M., Ghag, C, Gibson, K R., Gilchriese, M G., Hall, C, Hanhardt, M, Hertel, S A., Horn, M, Huang, D Q., Ihm, M, Jacobsen, R G., Kastens, L, Kazkaz, K, Knoche, R, Kyre, S, Lander, R, Larsen, N A., Lee, C, Leonard, D S., Lesko, K T., Lindote, A, Lopes, M I., Lyashenko, A, Malling, D C., Mannino, R, McKinsey, D N., Mei, Dongming, Mock, J, Moongweluwan, M, Morad, J, Morii, M, Murphy, A S., Nehrkorn, C, Nelson, H, Neves, F, Nikkel, J A., Ott, R A., Pangilinan, M, Parker, P D., Pease, E K., Pech, K, Phelps, P, Reichhart, L, Shutt, T, Silva, C, Skulski, W, Sofka, C J., Solovov, V N., Sorensen, P, Stiegler, T, O'Sullivan, K, Sumner, T J., Svoboda, R, Sweany, M, Szydagis, M, Taylor, D, Tennyson, B, Tiedt, D R., Tripathi, M, Uvarov, S, Verbus, J R., Walsh, N, Webb, R, White, J T., White, D, Witherell, M S., Wlasenko, M, Wolfs, F L., Woods, M, and Zhang, Chao. First results from the LUX dark matter experiment at the Sanford underground research facility., 091303. Vol. 112, Iss. 9. Physical review letters, 2014. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.091303)
  • Yang, Gang. Investigation of influential factors on the purification of zone-refined germanium ingot, 269. Vol. 49. Crystal Research and Technology, 2014. (DOI: DOI: 10.1002/crat.201300418)
  • Mei, Dongming. First results from the LUX dark matter experiments at SURF, 091303. Vol. 112. Physics Review Letters, 2014.
  • Mei, Dongming, Marshall, Iseley, Wei, Wenzhao, and Zhang, Chao. Measuring double-electron capture with liquid xenon experiments, 014608. Vol. 89. Physic Review C, 2014.
  • Wang, Guojian. Dislocation density control in high-purity germanium crystal growth, 54. Vol. 393. Journal of Crystal growth, 2014. (DOI: DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2013.11.075)
  • Mei, Dongming. Measuring Double-­?Electron Capture with Liquid Xenon Experiments, 014608. Vol. 89, Iss. 1. Physics Review C, 2014. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.89.014608)
  • Mei, Dongming. Dislocation density control in high-purity germanium crystal growth. Crystal growth, 2013.
  • Zhang, Chao, and Mei, Dongming. Measuring Fast Neutrons with Large Liquid Scintillation Detector for Ultra-low Background Experiments, 138-146. Vol. 729. Nuclear Instruments and Methods In Physics Research Section A, 2013. (DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2013.07.012)
  • Mei, Dongming. Measuring Fast Neutrons using Large Liquid Scintillation Detector for Ultra-­?Low Background Experiments, 138. Vol. 729. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 2013.
  • Mei, Dongming. Ionization Efficiency Study for Low Energy Nuclear Recoils in Germanium, 8-15. Vol. 48. Europe: Astroparticle Physics, 2013.
  • Barker, DAnn, Wei, Wenzhao, Mei, Dongming, and Zhang, Chao. Ionization Efficiency Study for Low Energy Nuclear Recoils in Germanium, 8-15. Vol. 48. AstroParticle Physics, 2013.
  • D'Ann, Barker, Mei, Dongming, Zhang, Chao, and . Muon-induced background study for an argon-based long baseline neutrino experiment, 054001. Vol. 86. Physics Review D, 2012. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.86.054001)
  • Yang, Gang, Wang, Guojian, Xiang, Wenchang, Guan, Yutong, Sun, Yongchen, Mei, Dongming, Gray, B, and Chan, Y -.. Radial and axial impurity distribution in high-purity germanium crystals, 43. Vol. 352. Journal of Crystal Growth , 2012.
  • Gray, Fred, Ruybal, C, Totushek, J, Mei, Dongming, Thomas, Keenan, and Zhang, Chao. Cosmic ray muon flux at the Sanford Underground Laboratory at Homestake, 63-66. Vol. 638. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 2011. (DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2011.02.032)
  • Mei, Dongming. Fluoresence Efficiency and Visible Re-emission Spectrum of Tetraphenyl Butadiene Films as Extreme Ultraviolet Wavelengths, 116. Vol. 654. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 2011.
  • Mei, Dongming. The Majorana Demonstrator: A Search for Neutrinoless Double-beta DEcay of germanium-76. C11-07-24, 2011.
  • Gehman, V M., Seibert, S R., Rielage, R, Hime, A, Sun, Yongchen, Mei, Dongming, Maassen, J, and Moore, D. Fluorescence Efficiency and Visible Re-emission Spectrum of Tetraphenyl Butadiene Films at Extreme Ultraviolet Wavelengths, 116. Vol. 654. Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A , 2011. (DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2011.06.088)
  • Mei, Dongming. Update Crystal Growth and Detector Development at Homestake for DUSEL Experiments. DUSEL NewLetter, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming. Crystal Growth and Detector Development at Homestake for DUSEL Experiments. Vol. September. DUSEL NewsLetter, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, Zhang, Chao, Thomas, Keenan, and Gray, Fred. Early results on radioactive background characterization for Sanford Laboratory and DUSEL experiments, 33-39. Vol. 34. AstroParticle Physics, 2010. (DOI: 10.1016/j.astropartphys.2010.04.003)
  • Mei, Dongming. A search for weakly interacting dark matter with the LUX experiment, 4. Vol. 431. PoS ICHEP, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, Aalseth, C. E., and . Astroparticle Physics with a Customized Low-Background Broad Energy Germanium Detector, 1007.3231. Vol. V1. arXiV:1007.3231, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, Zhang, Chao, Thomas, Keenan, and Gray, Fred. Early Results on Radioactive Background Characterization for Sanford Laboratory and DUSEL Experiments, 33. Vol. 34. Astroparticle Physics Journal, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, Yin, Z.-B., Spaans, Jason, Koppang, Miles, Hime, A., Keller, Christina, and Gehman, V. M.. Predication of Underground Argon Content for Dark Matter Experiments, 055802. Vol. 81. Physics Review C, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, Gehman, V. M., and Steve, S. R.. Systematic Effects in Pulse Shape Analysis of HPGe Detector Signals for 0???, V. M. Gehman,, 83. Vol. 615..
  • Mei, Dongming, Sun, Yongchen, Spaans, Jason, and Keller, Christina. Depletion of 39Ar for Liquid Argon detectors of Dark Matter Search, 813c. Vol. 834, Iss. I-4. Nuclear Physics A, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, Keeter, K. J., Durben, D., Zehfus, M., Galbiati, C., Sun, Yongchen, and Alton, A.. Development of a Custom CRDS-based Trace Gas Analyzer for Argon and Xenon, 810c. Vol. 834, Iss. I-4. Nuclear Physics A, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming. Probing the Underground Science beyond the Standard Model with Ultra-Low Background Experiments at Sanford Lab/DUSEL, 809c. Vol. 834, Iss. I-4. Nuclear Physics A, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, Yin, Z.-B., and Elliott, S. R.. Studies on cosmogenic production as a background for rare physics processes, 823c. Vol. 834, Iss. I-4. Nuclear Physics A, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, Gray, F. E., Ruybal, C., Totushek, J., Thomas, K., and Zhang, C.. Cosmic Ray Muon Flux at the Sanford Underground Laboratory at Homestake.. NIM A, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, and Fiorucci, S.. Status of the LUX Dark Matter Search, 977. Vol. 1209. AIP Conference Proceedings, 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, Aalstech, C. E., and . The Majorana Demonstrator: A R & D project towards a tonne-scale germanium neutrinoless double-beta decay search., 012026. Vol. 203. J. Phys. Conf. Ser., 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, Aalseth, C. E., and . The Majorana Project By Majorana Collaboration, 012057. Vol. 203. J. Phys. Conf. Ser. , 2010.
  • Mei, Dongming, and Zhang, Chao. Evaluation of (a,n) induced neutrons as a background for dark matter experiments, 651-660. Vol. 606. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 2009. (DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2009.04.032)
  • Araki, T, Eguchi, K, Enomoto, S, Furuno, K, Ichimura, K, Ikeda, H, Inoue, K, Ishihara, K, Iwamoto, T, Kawashima, T, Kishimoto, Y, Koga, M, Koseki, Y, Maeda, T, Mitsui, T, Motoki, M, Nakajima, K, Ogawa, H, Owada, K, Ricol, J S., Shimizu, I, Shirai, J, Suekane, F, Suzuki, A, Tada, K, Tajima, O, Tamae, K, Tsuda, Y, Watanabe, H, Busenitz, J, Classen, T, Djurcic, Z, Keefer, G, McKinny, K, Mei, Dongming, Piepke, A, Yakushev, E, Berger, B E., Chan, Y D., Decowski, M P., Dwyer, D A., Freedman, S J., Fu, Y, Fujikawa, B K., Goldman, J, Gray, F, Heeger, K M., Lesko, K T., Luk, K B., Murayama, H, Poon, A W., Steiner, H M., Winslow, L A., Horton-Smith, G A., Mauger, C, McKeown, R D., Vogel, P, Lane, C E., Miletic, T, Gorham, P W., Guillian, G, Learned, J G., Maricic, J, Matsuno, S, Pakvasa, S, Dazeley, S, Hatakeyama, S, Rojas, A, Svoboda, R, Dieterle, B D., Detwiler, J, Gratta, G, Ishii, K, Tolich, N, Uchida, Y, Batygov, M, Bugg, W, Efremenko, Y, Kamyshkov, Y, Kozlov, A, Nakamura, Y, Gould, C R., Karwowski, H J., Markoff, D M., Messimore, J A., Nakamura, K, Rohm, R M., Tornow, W, Wendell, R, Young, A R., Chen, M J., Wang, Y F., and Piquemal, F. Measurement of neutrino oscillation with KamLAND: evidence of spectral distortion., 081801. Vol. 94, Iss. 8. Physical review letters, 2005. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.94.081801)
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  • Mei, Dongming. Cosmic Ray Muon Flux at the Sanford Laboratory at Homestake, 63. Vol. 638. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A.
  • Mei, Dongming. Effect of Annealing on Contact Performance and Electrical Properties of p-Type High Purity Germanium Single Crystal. Applied Physics A.
  • Mei, Dongming. Electrical Characterization of Self-Diffused Li-In/Ga Eutectic, In/Sn Solder and In/Ga Eutectic Ohmic Contacts on n-type <100> Single Crystal HPGe. JP Journal of Structures and Solids.
  • Mei, Dongming. Germanium detector response to nuclear recoils in searching for dark matter, 1. Vol. 38. Astroparticle Physics.
  • Mei, Dongming. Measuring Double-­?Electron Capture with Liquid Xenon Experiments. American : Physics Review C.
  • Mei, Dongming. Muon-induced background study for an argon-based long baseline neutrino experiment, 054001. Vol. 86. Physics Review D.
  • Mei, Dongming. The Large Underground Xenon Detector. NIM A.
  • Wang, Lu. A Comprehensive Study of Low-Energy Response for Xenon-Based Dark Matter Experiments, 055001. Vol. 44.. (DOI: 10.1088/1361-6471/aa6403 )
  • Mei, Dongming. Results from a search for dark matter in the complete LUX exposure, 021303. Vol. 118.. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.021303)
  • Mei, Dongming. Signal yields, energy resolution, and recombination fluctuations in liquid xenon, 012008. Vol. 95.. (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.95.012008)
  • Mei, Dongming. Development of Large Size High-Purity Germanium Crystal growth. Journal of Crystal growth.
  • Mei, Dongming. Radial and Axial Impurity Distribution in High-Purity germanium Crystals. Journal of Crystal growth.
  • Mei, Dongming. Cryogenic Large Liquid Xenon Detector for Dark Matter Searches. Journal of Physics.

Awards and Honors:

  • NSF PIRE: Advanced Germanium Detectors and Technologies for Underground Physics, NSF, 2017
  • BOR R&D Innovation, BOR, 2016
  • NSF ICORP, NSF, 2015
  • Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, International Breakthrough Prize Committee, 2015
  • The president research award, The University of South Dakota, 2014
  • Proof of Concept for Stable Isotope Separation, SD Governor's Office Economic Development, 2014
  • NSF Workshop for Germanium, National Science Foundation, 2014
  • NSF Minnesoda subaward, NSF, 2013
  • DOE EPSCoR Renewal, DOE, 2013
  • Research Infrastructure for Germanium Wafer Development and for Neurobehavioral Science Research, Board of Regents, 2012
  • Integrative Tools for Underground Science, NSF, 2012
  • Supplemental to the Crystal Growth and Detector Development at Homestake, DOE, 2012
  • Tsinghua and USD Collaboration on Dark Matter Searches, Tsinghua University in China, 2012
  • BOR Performance Improvement Fund, BOR, 2011
  • Supplemental to NSF PHYS-0758120, NSF, 2011
  • DOE EPSCoR Additional Award, 2011
  • NSF S4 AARM, National Science Foundation, 2010
  • NSF S4 LZ-20, National Science Foundation, 2010
  • DOE EPSCoR Award, Department of Energy, 2010
  • NASA Space Consortium Award, NASA, 2010
  • Center for Ultra-Low Background Experiments for DUSEL (CUBED), The State of South Dakota, 2010
  • DUSEL R&D for Measureing External Background, National Science Foundation, 2010

Presentations:

  • Liu, Jing, Mei, Dongming. Development of a hemispheric p-type point-contact Ge detector to verify hole drifting models in arbitrary direction. Presented at the American Physical Society (APS) April Meeting, Salt Lake City. (April 17, 2016)
  • Mei, Dongming. Development of Large-Size Germanium Detectors for Rare Event Physics. Presented at the Workshop on ton-scale neutrinoless double-beta decay experiment, Germanium. (April 2016)
  • Zhang, Chao, Mei, Dongming. Investigation of Annual Modulation Signal from Radon Induced Gamma Rays. Presented at the APS DNP Meeting, Sante Fe, NM. (October 28, 2015)
  • Mei, Dongming. A p-type point-contact HPGe detector with amorphous Ge surface. Presented at the Symposium on Germanium Detectors and Technology, Ringburg. (October 2015)
  • Mei, Dongming. Crystal Growth and Detector Development at USD. Presented at the Symposium on Germanium Detectors and Technology, Ringburg. (October 2015)
  • Mei, Dongming. PIRE: A Global Collaboration on Advanced Germanium Detectors and Technologies. Presented at the Symposium on Germanium Detectors and Technology, Ringburg. (October 2015)
  • Mei, Dongming. Low Energy Response for Dark Matter Searches. Presented at the Workshop on Low Energy Calibration at University of Chicago, Chicago. (September 2015)
  • Mei, Dongming. Development of Large-Size Germanium Detectors for Rare Event Physics. Presented at the Seminar , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. (August 2015)
  • Mei, Dongming. Development of Large-Size Germanium Detectors for Neutrinoless Double-Beat Decay. Presented at the Conference on Science at Sanford Underground Research facility, Rapid City. (May 2015)
  • Liu, Jing, Mei, Dongming. Segmented p-type point-contact Ge detector for rare event searches. Presented at the APS April Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland. (April 12, 2015)
  • Zhang, Chao, Mei, Dongming, . Study of Annual Modulation at Soudan Mine Using a Liquid Scintillation Detector. Presented at the APS April Meeting 2015, Baltimore, Maryland. (April 11, 2015)
  • Liu, Jing, Mei, Dongming. Segmented PPC with amorphous Ge. Presented at the Physics Symposia - 100th South Dakota Academic Science, Chamberlain, South Dakota. (April 10, 2015)
  • Mei, dongming. Large crystal growth and detector development at USD. Presented at the APS DNP meeting, Hawaii. (October 2014)
  • Zhang, Chao, Mei, Dongming, . Fast Neutron Measurement at Soudan Mine Using Liquid Scintillation Detector. Presented at the 2014 Workshop on Germanium-Based Detectors and Technologies, Vermillion, SD. (September 14, 2014)
  • Mei, Dongming. Development of next generation germanium detector. Presented at the Workshop on germanium detector and technology, Vermillion. (September 2014)
  • Mei, Dongming. Dark Matter and Neutrino Physics.
  • Mei, Dongming. Dark Matter searches.
  • Mei, Dongming. Development of germanium detectors.
  • Mei, Dongming. Crystal Growth and detector development at USD. Presented at the International symposium on germanium detector and technology, Beijing, China. (May 2014)
  • Mei, Dongming. Development of large germanium detector for rare event physics. Presented at the International symposium on germanium detector and technology, Beijing, China. (May 2014)
  • Zhang, Chao, Mei, Dongming. Fast neutron measurement at Soudan Mine using a large liquid scintillation detector. Presented at the APS April Meeting 2014, Savannah, GA. (April 5, 2014)
  • Mei, Dongming. CUBED Low Background Counting Facility at SURF. Presented at the APS April meeting, Savannah. (April 2014)
  • Zhang, Chao, Mei, Dongming, . Update on Measuring fast neutrons with large liquid scintillator for ultra-low background experiments. Presented at the APSDNP Meeting 2013, Newport News, VA. (October 24, 2013)
  • Mei, Dongming. Summary Report to LBNE. Presented at the LBNE Collaboration Meeting, Houston. (December 1, 2012)
  • Mei, Dongming. Cosmogenic Simulation at USD. Presented at the The LBNE Collaboration Meeting, Houston. (December 1, 2012)
  • Mei, Dongming. Ton-scale neutrinoless double-beta decay experiment in China. Presented at the Flavor Physics and CP Violation, Hefei, China. (May 24, 2012)
  • Mei, Dongming. Crystal-growth Underground Breed Extra-sensitive Detectors. Presented at the SURF PAC review, Lead, South Dakota. (December 14, 2011)
  • Mei, Dongming. Cryogenic Large Liquid Xenon Detector for Dark Matter Searches. Presented at the 26th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, Beijing, China. (August 2011)
  • Mei, Dongming. Center for Ultra-Low Background Experiments at DUSEL. Presented at the APS April meeting, Anaheim, CA. (April 2011)
  • Mei, Dongming, Jiang, Chaoyang, Perevozchikov, Oleg, Weinandt, Nick, Sun, Yongchen. High-Purity Germanium Crystal Characterization for DUSEL Experiments. Presented at the APS March Meeting 2011 , Dallas, TX. (March 21, 2011)
  • Mei, Dongming, Byram, D., Spaans, J., Sun, Y.-C., Keller, C., Nowotny, D.. Argon Depletion for a Large Scale Dark Matter Detector. Presented at the APS DNP Meeting, Santa Fe. (November 2, 2010)
  • Mei, Dongming, Sun, Y.-C., Day, A., Thomas, K., Perevozchikov, O.. Segmented CdWO4 detector for low background experiments at DUSEL. Presented at the APS DNP Meeting, Santa Fe. (November 2, 2010)
  • Mei, Dongming, Thomas, K,, Zhang, C., Gray, F., Heise, J., Durben, D., . Update on External Background Characterization of Homestake Mine for Sanford Lab and DUSEL. Presented at the APS DNP Meeting, Santa Fe. (November 2, 2010)
  • Mei, Dongming. Crystal Growth and Detector Development at Homestake for DUSEL Experiments. Presented at the DOE Site Visit Review, USD. (August 23, 2010)
  • Mei, Dongming. Underground Crystal Growth Facility at DUSEL. Presented at the Germanium Workshop at LBNL, Oakland, CA. (May 2010)
  • Mei, Dongming. Measuring Neutrinoless Double Electron Capture with 124Xe in Xenon Experiments. Presented at the APS April Meeting, Washington DC. (February 15, 2010)
  • Mei, Dongming, Thomas, K., Zhang, C.. External Background Characterization of Homestake Mine for DUSEL. Presented at the APS April Meeting, WashingtonDC. (February 13, 2010)
  • Mei, Dongming, Zhang, C.. Improvement of Geant4 simulation in Nuclear Internal Conversion Model. Presented at the APS April Meeting, Washington DC. (February 13, 2010)
  • Mei, Dongming. Geo-neutrino Physics at CJPL. Presented at the 13th International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics, Asillomar, California.