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Prof. Simon Connell
School of Physics
University of Johannesburg
cnr University Road and Kingsway Ave, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
phone (w)    : +27 11 559 4380
fax   (w)       : +27 11 559 2327

phone (h)     : +27 11 646-2910
cell               : +27 82 945-7508
e-mail           : simonhconnell (at) gmail.com
Institute       : http://www.uj.ac.za/

Important Awards
1995
Silver Medal of The South African Institute of Physics

1994

British Association Medal (Silver) administered by the S2A3.

1993

Meiring Naude Medal of the Royal Society of South Africa.

1992

Vice Chancellor's Research Award (WITS).

1991

Presidents Award - P status evaluation by FRD.


Scholarly Output - 2004
154 Refereed Publications in International Journals
100 Conference Presentations (International)
67 Diamond Conference Presentations (United Kingdom)
118 Conference Presentations (Local)

Student Summary - 2004
Graduated 10 Phd,
5 MSc 

5 MSc conv to PhD
1990-2004
Current 4 PhD,
11 MSc 

2004

Research Areas
High Energy Physics

QED phenomena with coherence and strong fields (High energy photon production using diamond). Photon initiated nuclear physics at high energies (5-180 GeV).
Nuclear Physics Reaction Mechanisms in light ion induced reactions from the Coulomb Barrier to the Fission threshold
Diamond Physics
and
Diamond Materials Science 
Research on diamond electronics
Diamond for 3rd and 4th generation synchrotrons
Accelerator Physics
Applications of Accelerators, Detectors, Instrumentation, Data Acquisition, Computer Control.
IP Commercialisation
Mineral PET project
Detecting Diamond in Host rock (kimberlite) using two linked medical technologies

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