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Prof. Dr. Niyazi Meriç

Niyazi Meriç was born in Niksar/Tokat on April 3, 1961. After completing his primary and secondary education in Niksar he attended and graduated from Istanbul Kabatas High School in 1979 and later on graduated from Department of Physics at the Faculty of Science in Ankara University in 1985. After joining the army to perform the military service in Ankara Etimesgut Armor Unit School and Training Division Command Post he then finished his post graduate education in 1990 and obtain his Phd in 1995 in the Department of Physics at Ankara University Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences.

In Department of Physics at Ankara University, he became a research assistant in 1986 and then teaching assistant in 1995. In 2000, he became assistant professor in the Department of Physics Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering. in 2011, he became associate professor and in the same year,  he went to Jiao Tong University in Shanghai as visiting fellow. In 2016, he became Professor.

Having huge number of studies both in national and international level Niyazi Meriç also educated lots of graduate and PhD students. In 2000 he constituted Dating Research Laboratory. During the years of 2001-2004 he became a member of board at Faculty of Engineering and 2001-2002 he became the president of the Commission of Computer at Department of Physics. In 2002-2005, he became the vice president at Ankara University Continuing Education Center; in 2001-2005, he became the member of board at  Engineering Faculty; In 2021-2021 years University senate members. During 2012-2019, he was a member of board at Earth sciences Research and Application Center, and during 2013-2021, he was a member of supreme boards at Ankara University  Radiation Safety and the president of the Committee of Facilities. In 20 August 2021, he decided to retire on his own accord from his position as the Director of the Institute of Nuclear Sciences at Ankara University.

Researcher Information

Scopus ID : 6601972450

Researcher ID: 29827

Orc ID : 0000-0003-1562-1312

Researcher ID: G-8011-2016

Yök Conntection: Yeni Sekmede Aç

Scopus Connection: Yeni Sekmede

Research Areas

  • Nuclear physics: Nuclear power, Diagnostic medical imaging, Nuclear medicine, Atomic nucleus.
  • Dating: Luminescence dating of archeological and geological samples methods.
  • Retrospective Dosimetry: Using luminescence techniques to determine the dose of radiation after the nuclear accident.
  • Dosimetry: Patient and the environment to determine the radiation dose.
  • Monte Carlo Simulation Technique: Mathematical phantom and patient doses calculated using the Monte Carlo method.

Education

Positions & Experiences

20 August 2021

he decided to retire on his own accord from his position as the Director of the Institute of Nuclear Sciences at Ankara University.

From:  2016       To:  2021

Employer:  Ankara University, Engineering Faculty, Department of Engineering Physics

Positions held: Prof. Dr., Dept. of Engineering Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Ankara University
  • Member of the Executive Board of Geology Research & Application Center (2016 – 2019)
  • Ankara University, Director, Graduate School of Nuclear Sciences (2012– 2021)
  • Ankara University, Senate Member (2012 – 2021)

 From:  2011        To:  2016

Employer:  Ankara University, Engineering Faculty, Department of Engineering Physics

Positions held: Assoc. Prof. Dr., Dept. of Engineering Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Ankara University
  • Member of the Executive Board of Geology Research & Application Center (2012 – 2016)
  • Member of the Executive Board of Superconducting Technology Application and Research Center (2012 – 2016)
  • Ankara University, Director, Graduate School of Nuclear Sciences (2012– 2021)
  • Ankara University, Senate Member (2012 – 2021)

From:  2000       To:  2011

Employer:  Ankara University, Engineering Faculty, Department of Engineering Physics

Positions held: Assist. Prof. Dr., Dept. of Engineering Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Ankara University
  • Member of the Executive Board of Faculty of Engineering,   Asst. Assoc. Representative. Ankara University (2001 – 2004)
  • Ankara University, Faculty of Science, Department of Computer Commission (2001 – 2002)
  • Internship Coordinator, Department of Engineering Physics (2001 – 2003)
  • Coordinator of Faculty of Engineering and Computer works and Web pages (2001 – 2005)
  • Board Member Faculty of Science and Engineering Businesses (2001 – 2005)
  • Vice-Manager, Ankara University, Continuing Education Center (2002 – 2005)
  • Supervisory Board Member of Faculty of Science and Engineering Businesses (2005 – 2006)

From:  1996                    To:  2000

Employer:  Ankara University, Engineering Faculty, Department of Engineering Physics

Positions held: Assist. Prof. Dr., Dept. of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Ankara University

From:  1986                    To:  1996

Employer:  Ankara University, Engineering Faculty, Department of Engineering Physics

Positions held: Research Assist., Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Ankara University

Ph.D. Thesis

  • Sümeyra Can; (Thesis Stage); “Development of Monte Carlo dose calculation algorithm in radiotherapy”; Co-Advisor: Doç. Dr. Didem Karaçetin; Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Şule Kaya Keleş; (2020) ” Investigation of radiation induced defects of natural quartz: A combined TL, OSL AND EPR study”, Co-Advisor: George S. Polymeris; Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Engin Aşlar; (2020); ” Correlation of BeO Dosimeters Between TL, OSL and ESR Techniques and Investigation of Usage In Mammography Systems”, Co-Advisor: George S. Polymeris; Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Eren Şahiner (2015) (TL/OSL and ESR methods used in paleoseismology studies: Kütahya-Simav and North Anatolian Fault Zone), Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • Mustafa Doğan (2014) (Determination of equivalent doses in quartz, feldspar minerals with pulsed laser stimulation and pulsed led stimulation) , Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • Ülkü Rabia YÜCE (2010) (Development of Using Tooth and Bone Samples as Retrospective Dosimeter in Luminescence Techniques) , Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • Mehmet KOŞAL (2009) (The Dating of Some Archaeologic Tracies in Anatolia by Luminescence Method), Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • M. Altay Atlıhan (2008) (The Examination of Some Fault Lines at The Aegean Graben System With Lüminescence Method), Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.

MSc. Thesis

  • Duygu Yavuz (2020), “Investigation of different tube voltage effect on effective dose and image quality for chest radiography with a digital radiography system”, Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Fatma Çağlıdabakgil (2019); “Comparison of IAEA Protocols TRS 277 and TRS 398 and Determination of Dose Correction Coefficient Between Water Phantom and Solid Phantom Used in Radiotherapy Dose Calculations for Theraphy Level Dosimetry Systems”; Co-Advisor: Dr. Çiğdem YILDIZ; Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Selime Çoşkun (2019); ” Optimization of osl measurements parameters in beryllium oxide (BeO) dosimeters based on dose response characteristics”, Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Hümeyra Gür (2019); ” Retrospective dosimetry study of thermally assisted optically stimulated luminescence (Ta-Osl) signals from natural and artificial luminescence materials: Possible applications on dating and health physics”; Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Erdi Günay (2018); “The Dosimetric Comparison of Simultaneous İntegrated Boost and Sequential Boost Radiotherapy Using IMRT and VMAT Techniques in Patients With Glioblastoma”, Co-Advisor: Doç. Dr. Ö. Petek ERPOLAT; Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Seval Cibiceli (2018); “The Effects of Temporary Tissue Expander and Breast İmplant on Dose Distribution on Patients Receiving Post-Mastectomy Radiotherapy”, Co-Advisor: Doç. Dr. Ö. Petek ERPOLAT; Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Sasan Geranmayeh (2018); “Investigating Dozimetry Properties of Various Daily Materials Using With Luminescence Techniques on Retrospective Dosimetry Research Fields as Well as Estimation of Effective Organ Doses in Case of an Artificial Radiation Accident Scenario”, Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Fuat Server Sakuçoğlu (2016); “Comparatıve Lumınescence Study of Varıous Commercıal Glass Samples for Dosımetry”, Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Merve Gündoğmuş (2015); “Investıgatıon of Dosımetrıc Propertıes of Dıfferent Boron Compounds and Theır Usabılıty ın Retrospectıve Dosımetry Fıeld”, Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Olgu Güvenç (2015); “Dosımetrıc Comparıson of the Plannıng System of Conformal Radıotherapy, IMRT and Cyberknıfe Robotıc Radıologıcal Surgery ın the post-Breast Conservıng Surgery Boost Treatment”, Danışman: Prof. Dr. Yıldız Yükselen GÜNEY, Co-Advisor Doç. Dr. Niyazi MERİÇ, Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Sinem Karacabey (2015); “Comparıson of Dose Dıstrıbutıons in Treatment Planning System and ın-vıvo Dosimetry Wıth 6 Mv and 18 Mv Photon Energıes ın Total Body Irradıatıon”; Danışman: Prof. Dr. Ayşe Hiçsönmez, Co-Advisor Doç. Dr. Niyazi Meriç Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Sanaz Hendi (2015); “Investıgatıon of TLD-600(Lif-6:MG,TI) and TLD-700(Lif-7:MG,TI) Dosemetres Sensıtıvıty TO Neutron Dose and Investıgatıon of Usabılıty of TLD-600 and TLD-700 For the Purpose of Dosimetry ın Linear Accelerator Devıces Used ın Radıotherapy”, Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Aytaç Barış (2014); “Investigation of Graphite Doped Pencils Usability as Retrospective Dosimeter”, Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.
  • Aylin Karagöz (2011); (Investigation of Dosimetric Properties and Luminescence Sensitivity of Graphite Dopped Pencils) , Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • Gül Bayramiye Özpek (2011); (Parameters Effecting Equivalent Dose in Luminescence Dating); Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • Eren Şahiner  (2010);  (True  Coincidence  Effects  in  Natural  Radioactive  Isotopes); Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • Cın Güneş (2009); (Comparison of Sample Preparation Techniques which are used in Dating with Luminescence Methods), Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • Mustafa Doğan (2008); (Multirate analyses and GIS application in the definition of Radiation and Heavy Metal Pollution in the vicinity of Thermic Powerhouse), Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • Songül BARLAZ (2005); (dose distribution and dose volume histogram comparison of electron, photon and mixed electron-photon irradiation of internal mammary chain lymph nodes in breast cancer), Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • Levent Ateş (2005); (Effect of different irradiation techniques on contralateral breast, lung and heart tissue dose in breast cancer radiotherapy), Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.
  • Ülkü Rabia Yüce (2004); (Application of Monte Carlo Calculations to the Dose Measurements in Diagnostic Radiology), Ankara University, Graduate School of National and Applied Sciences.

Concluded Project

  • Developing Monte Carlo Dose Calculation Algorithm in Radiationtherapy. Ankara University BAP Project, Project code: 21L0405001, Director: Prof. Dr. Niyazi Meriç, Sümeyra Can PhD Thesis Project. 26.02.2021 – 26.02.2023.
  • Investigation of dose limits of beryllium oxide (BeO) luminescence dosimeters and usage in mammography systems, Ankara University Scientific Research (BAP) Projects, Project Code:18B020400, Coordinator: Dr. Niyazi Meriç, Researchers: Engin Aşlar, Dr. Georgios Polymeris, Dr. Eren Şahiner, 2018-2019.
  • Age limit extension and simplification of sample preparation on luminescence dating applications using thermally assisted optically stimulated luminescence (TA-OSL) signals from Very Deep Traps (VDT) of natural minerals. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey 1002 Project, Project code: 117Y208.  Coordinator: Dr. Eren Şahiner, Researchers: Prof. Dr. Niyazi Meriç, Dr. Georgios. S. Polymeris. 
  • Assessment of radiation dose out-of-field at additional treatment of breast cancer with high energy electrons used in radiotherapy applications using luminescence techniques , Ankara University Scientific Research Projects, Project code: 17B0204001 Duration: 03.07.2017, –  , Coordinator: Dr. Eren Şahiner, Researchers: Dr. Niyazi Meriç, Specialist Dr. Fatih Göksel, Serdar Şahin
  • Evaluating the dose distribution differences other than the treatment volume in patients receiving radiotherapy according to the treatment devices and techniques by in vivo dose measurements, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey,  Project code: 213S029,   Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Ayşe Hiçsönmez, Researchers: Prof. Dr. Yıldız Güney, Dr. Niyazi Meriç, Specialist Dr. Ayşen Dizman,  2014-2016
  • Development of Luminesecence (TL/OSL) dating: Applications to quaternary sediments and ceramics, TUBITAK-214M014, Morocco Project, Director, 2015-2016.
  • Development of Using as retrospective dosimeter and dating of human teeth with Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) and Thermoluminescence (TL) Techniques TUBITAK [TBAG – 108T042 ], Director, 2008 – 201
  • The Dating of Some Archaeologic Tracies in Anatolia by Luminescence Method A.Ü. Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences. Director, (2008) 2005K120140-BİYE
  • Optically Stimulated Luminescence and Thermoluminescence Dating of Necropol from Turkey, Director, (2007) [TURKISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY].
  • The Dating of Different Earthquake Traces in Kocadere Trench at Fault of Pamukkale Through Optically Stimulated Luminensence (OSL), Director, (2005-2006). TUBITAK [ÇAYDAG -105Y006].
  • Dating the Different Earthquake Traces in the Kocedere Trench of Pamukkale Fault by Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) Method, Director, 2006, Ankara Üniversitesi (BAP- 2006074501)
  • An Approach for obtaining the transmitted radiation intensity through a scatterer, Director, (2001-2003) TUBITAK- [TBAG-2032 (101T053)].

Publications

A56. J.M. Kalita a, , Ş. Kaya Keles¸ G.O. Çakal , N. Meriç , G.S. Polymeris, “Thermoluminescence and optically stimulated luminescence of colemanite-rich borate mineral”, (2022), Journal of Luminescence, Volumu 242, 118580.

A55. Geranmayeh, S., Şahiner, E., Aşlar, E., Polymeris, G.S., & Meriç, N. “Comparison of stimulated luminescence properties of various porcelain-based items from Turkey towards prevalent features for retrospective dosimetry.” (2021), Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. Volume 499, 15 July 2021, Pages 89-99

A54. Meriç,N.,Şahiner,E.,Kitis,G. & Polymeris,G. “Component-resolved analysis towards correlation between thermoluminescence and optically stimulated luminescence in commercial magnesium oxide.” (2021), Geochronometria,   ( Conference Proceedings of the 5th Asia Pacific Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating Conference October 15th-17th, 2018, Beijing, China )

A53. Aşlar, E., Şahiner, E., Polymeris, G.S., & Meriç, N. “Thermally and optically stimulated luminescence properties of BeO dosimeter with double TL peak in the main dosimetric region.” (2021), Applied radiation and isotopes : including data, instrumentation and methods for use in agriculture, industry and medicine, 170, 109635 .

A52.  G.S. Polymeris, S. Çoskun, E. Tsoutsoumanos, P. Konstantinidis, E. Aşlar, E. Şahiner, N. Meriç, G. Kitis. “Dose response features of quenched and reconstructed, TL and deconvolved OSL signals in BeO” , (2021), Results in Physics 25, 104222.

A51. J.M. Kalita, Ş.Kaya-Keleş, G.Ö. Çakal, Niyazi Meriç, G.S. Polymeris,“Thermoluminescence and optically stimulated luminescence properties of ulexite mineral”, (2021), Journal of Luminescence 117759.

 A50. Engin Aşlar, Eren Şahiner, George S. Polymeris, Niyazi Meric, “Feasibility of determining Entrance Surface Dose (ESD) and mean glandular dose (MGD) using OSL signal from BeO dosimeters in mammography”, (2020), Radiation Physics and Chemistry 177,pp:1-5

A49. Eren Şahiner, Georgios S. Polymeris, M. Altay Atlihan, Selçuk Aktürk and Niyazi Meriç, “Indirect dating of an olive tree planting event using luminescence of the sediments lying beneath the roots of the tree: a pilot study in the southwestern part of Anatolia, Turkey”, (2020), Journal of Quaternary Science, pp: 1-10

A48. George S.Polymeri,  Miray Başdoğan, Gaye Ö.Çakal, Engin Aşlar, Niyazi Meriç, “Gamma dose rate effects in luminescence signals of various artificial, well established dosimetric phosphors” (2020), Radiation Measurements; Volume 133; 106282.

A47. Şule Kaya Keleş, George S.Polymeris, Burak Perçinler, Niyazi Meriç. “Dealing with non-conventional LM-OSL curve shapes in quartz following bleaching; a deconvolution approach” (2020). Journal of Luminescence, Volume 220,  117026.

A46. Ozdemir, A., Polymeris, G. S., Şahiner, E., Aşlar, E., Guckan, V., Altunal, V., Meriç, N. & Yegingil, Z. “Evaluation of thermoluminescence trapping parameters in Li2B4O7 co-doped with Ag+ and Gd3+ using various experimental techniques.” (2019), Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 461, 70-76.

A45. Erturaç, M. K., Şahiner, E., Zabcı, C., Okur, H., Polymeris, G. S., Meriç, N., & İkiel, C. “Fluvial response to rising levels of the Black Sea and to climate changes during the Holocene: Luminescence geochronology of the Sakarya terraces.” (2019), The Holocene, 29(6), 941-952.

A44. Şahin, S., Şahiner, E., Göksel, F., & Meriç, N. . “Comprehensive evaluation of electron radiation dose using beryllium oxide dosimeters at breast radiotherapy.” (2019), Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 1-7.

A43. Kaya-Keleş, Ş., Polymeris, G. S., & Meriç, N. . “A component resolved study on the stable signal of Merck α-quartz: Tentative correlation among TL peaks, OSL components and EPR signals.” (2019), Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 458, 44-56.

A42. Erginal, A. E., Polymeris, G. S., Karataş, A., Giannoulatou, V., Şahiner, E., Meriç, N.,Erenoğlu, O., Selim, H.H. & Karabıyıkoğlu, M. “Raised braided stream gravels on Mount Keldağ, Hatay (Eastern Mediterranean coast, Turkey): implications of transformation to beachrock and ensuing tectonic uplift.” (2019), Mediterranean Geoscience Reviews, 1(1), 45-53.

  • http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42990-019-00006-4

A41. Engin Aşlar, Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, Onur Erdem, George Kitis, George S. Polymeris.“A correlation study on the TL, OSL and ESR signals in commercial BeO dosimeters yielding intense transfer effects”, (2019),  Journal of Luminescence, Volume 214, 116533. 

A40. Angeli, V., Kitis, G., Polymeris, G., Şahiner, E., & Meriç, N. “Component-resolved bleaching correlation between OSL and IRSL signals in various geological materials.” (2019),  Applied Radiation and Isotopes; 143, 156-162.

A39.Polymeris, G. S., Şahiner, E., Aşlar, E., Kitis, G., & Meriç, N.  “Deconvolution of isothermal TA – OSL decay curves from sedimentary quartz using combinations of various contemporary models.”  (2018), Radiation Measurements; 119, 93-101.

A38. Meriç, N., Aşlar, E., Şahiner, E., Kadioğlu, Y. K.,  Polymeris, G. S. “Step annealing and fading studies on EPR signals of Durango apatite for various grain size fractions at the edge of the nano-scale; comparison with the corresponding luminescence results.” (2018), Radiation Measurements; 120,  241-246.

A37. Şahiner, E., Erturaç, M. K., Polymeris, G. S.,  Meriç, N. “Methodological studies on integration time interval’s selection for the luminescence ages using quartz and feldspar minerals; sediments collected from Sakarya, Turkey.” (2018), Radiation Measurements;120, 163-169.

A36. Polymeris, G. S., Şahiner, E., Kadioğlu, Y. K.,  Meriç, N. Properties of quartz TA–OSL signal with a peculiar decay shape for SAR TA–OSL applications. (2018), Radiation Measurements; 120, 176-180.

A35. Eren Şahiner , George Kitis, Vasilis Pagonis, Niyazi Meriç,  George S. Polymeris, “Tunnelling recombination in conventional, post-infrared and post-infrared multi-elevated temperature IRSL signals in microcline K-feldspar” , Journal of Luminescence, Volume 188, August 2017, Pages 13-25.

A34. Şahiner, E., Meriç, N., Polymeris, G. S. . “Thermally assisted OSL application for equivalent dose estimation; comparison of multiple equivalent dose values as well as saturation levels determined by luminescence and ESR techniques for a sedimentary sample collected from a fault gouge”, (2017) Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 392,21-30.

A33. G.S. Polymeris, V. Giannoulatou, A. Kyriakidou, I.K. Sfampa, G. Theodorou, E. Şahiner, N. Meric, G. Kitis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, “Bioactivity characterization of 45S5 bioglass using TL, OSL and EPR: Comparison with the case of 58S sol-gel bioactive glass”,  January (2017)  Materials Science & Engineering C, Volume 70 ,  Pages 673–680.

A32. Tanır, G., Güleç, Ö., Şahiner, E., Bölükdemir, M. H., Koç, K., Meriç, N., & Keleş,  Ş. K. “Direct Determination of Radiation Dose in Human Blood.”  (2016),  NeuroQuantology, Volume:  14(1). Page 28-35.

A31. Şule Kaya Keleş,  Niyazi Meriç,  George S. Polymeris, “Dose response on the 110 °C thermoluminescence peak of un-heated, synthetic Merck quartz”, July (2016), Physica B: Condensed Matter, Volume 493,  Pages 17–24. WOS:000377025700005

 A30. G. Kitis, G.S. Polymeris, E. Sahiner, N. Meric,  V. Pagonis, “Influence of the infrared stimulation on the optically stimulated luminescence in four K-feldspar samples”, Journal of Luminescence, August (2016), Volume 176, Pages 32–39. 

 A29. Niyazi Meriç,  Eren ŞahinerGeorgios S. Polymeris, “Thermally assisted OSL (TA-OSL) reproducibility in Al2O3:C and its implication on the corresponding thermoluminescence (TL) reproducibility”, Radiation Measurements  (2016),  Volume 90, Pages 269 – 273.                         

A28. G. Kitis, G.S. Polymeris, M. Prokic, N. Meric, V. Pagonis, “Prompt isothermal decay of thermoluminescence in MgB4O7:Dy,Na and LiB4O7:Cu,In dosimeters” Radiation Measurements,  January   (2016), Volume 84, Pages 15-25.

A27. Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç , George S. Polymeris, “Impact of different mechanical pre-treatment to the EPR signals of human fingernails towards studying dose response and fading subjected to UV exposure or beta irradiation” Radiation Measurements, November  (2015), Volume 82, pages 40-46.

A26.Serdar ŞAHİN,  A. Güneş TANIR, Niyazi MERİÇ , Ercan AYDINKARAHALİLOĞLU. “Measurement of radiation dose with BeO dosimeters using optically stimulated luminescence technique in radiotherapy applications”. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, September (2015). Volume 103, pages 31-36.

A25. Georgios S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George Kitis. “Thermal assistance in TA – OSL signals of feldspar and polymineral samples; comparison with the case of pure quartz”. Radiation Measurements, October (2015) Volume 81, Pages 270-274.

A24. Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, Aytaç Baris, George S. Polymeris “Thermoluminescence Properties of Irradiated Commercial Color Pencils for Accidental Retrospective Dosimetry”  Applied Radiation and Isotopes, May (2015), Volume 99, pages 97-104.

A23. Niyazi Meriç, Ülkü Rabia Yüce, Eren S¸ahiner, Aristis Damianidis, George S. Polymeris “Dose response and fading studies on de-proteinated tooth enamel after de-convolution using the sum of general order kinetics and a component for tunnelling recombination” Radiation Measurements, October (2015) Volume 81, Pages 257-261.  

A22. Georgios S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George Kitis “Experimental features of natural thermally assisted OSL (NTA-OSL) signal in various quartz samples; preliminary results “ Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B  April (2015),  Volume 349, Pages 24-30.

A21. E. Şahiner, N. Meriç, G. S. Polymeris, “Assessing the impact of increasing temperature IR stimulation to the OSL signal of quartz”, Radiation Measurements, September (2014), Volume 68, Pages 14-22.

  • doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2014.06.006 .   

A20. E. Şahiner, N. Meriç , “A trapezoid approach for the experimental total-to-peak efficiency curve used in the determination of true coincidence summing correction factors in a HPGe detector”,Radiation Physics and Chemistry March (2014), Volume 96, Pages 50–55.  

A19. M. Doğan, N. Meriç ,“650 nm laser stimulated dating from SIDE Antique Theatre, TURKEY”, Radiation Physics and Chemistry March (2014), Volume 96, Pages 60–68.                                       

A18. E. Şahiner, N. Meriç and S. Uygun,  “Luminescence (IRSL) dating of Yeni Rabat Church in Artvin, Turkey”, Radiation Physics and Chemistry  May (2013),  Volume 86,  PP 68–73. 

A17. E. Şahiner and  N. Meriç, “Infrared Stimulated Luminescence (IRSL) properties of natural aluminum corrosion“, Geochronometria September (2012), Volume 39, Number 3, 227-232.

  • doi:2478/s13386-012-0006-4.

A16. Ç. Güneş, N. Meriç, “Comparison of Sample Preparation Techniques Used in Luminescence Dating Methods”, Çankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering (2011), Volume 8, No. 1, PP. 15-25.

A15. M. Doğan, N. Meriç, Yusuf Kagan Kadioğlu, Refik Samet , “Gis Approach to Radioactive Contamination Around Seyitömer Thermic Powerhouse”, Journal of Science (2010), 21(2); pp 33-36.

A14. U. R. Yuce , N. Meriç, O. Atakol, F. Yaşar. “dose response of hydrazine- deproteinated tooth enamel under blue light stimulation”, Radiation Measurements (2010), 45(7); pp 797–800.  [Tübitak Project -T-BAG

  • doi: 1016/j.radmeas.2010.03.005

A13. N. Meriç, M. A. Atlıhan, M. Koşal, U. R. Yüce , A. Çınaroğlu. “Infrared Stimulated Luminescence and Thermoluminescence Dating of Archaeological Samples from Turkey”, Geochronometria (2009), 34 , pp 25-31. [Tübitak_Project-T-BAG-108T042].                               .            

  • doi:2478/v10003-009-0015-3 .

A12. N. Meriç, M. Koşal, M. A. Atlıhan, U. R. Yuce. “OSL properties of anthropological bone and tooth”, Radiation Physics and Chemistry (2008), Vol. 77 No: 6, pp. 685-689.                                ,

  • doi:1016/j.radphyschem.2008.01.006

A11. M. Atlıhan, N. Meriç, “Luminescence dating of a geological sample from Denizli – Turkey”, Applied Radiation and Isotopes (2008), Vol. 66 No: 1, pp. 69-74.                                                    .

  • doi:1016/j.apradiso.2007.07.020

A10. N. Meriç, “An Approach For Obtaining The Transmıtted Radiation Intensity Through A Scatterer”, Czechoslovak Journal of Physics (2005), Vol. 55 No: 8. 1025–1038 (Tübitak Projesi – TBAG–2032 (101T053)).

  • doi: 1007/s10582-005-0101-3.

A9. N. Meriç, U. R. Yuce, E. T. Ilgıt. “Radiation dose in balloon dacryocystoplasty: a study using rando phantoms and thermoluminescent dosimetry”, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology (2005), Vol.11, pp.166 – 169.

A8. G. Tanır, N. Meriç, H. Aytekin, Ş. Okuducu. “A fitting procedure for palaeodose from old sandstone using IRSL”, Czechoslovak Journal of Physics (2004), Vol. 54 No:9, pp. 941–946.      .

  • doi: 1023/B:CJOP.0000042646.80840.f7.

A7. N. Meriç, “Calculation of Radiation dose to the lens of the eye using Monte carlo Simulation”, Applied Radiation and Isotopes (2001), Vol. 55 No: 4, pp. 557 – 560,

  • doi: 1016/S0969-8043(00)00395-X.

A6. K. E. Wilhelm, E. T. Ilgit, Dogan Bor, and N. Meric. “Radiation Dose in Fluoroscopically Guided Dacryocystoplasty • Dr Ilgit and colleagues respond“, Radiology (2001), Vol. 219 No: 2, pp. 577–578.

A5. E.T. Ilgıt, N. Meric, D. Bor, I. Öznur, Ö.Konus, S.Işık. “Lens of the Eye: Radiation Dose in Balloon Dacryocystoplasty”,  Radiology (2000), Vol. 217 No: 1, pp. 54–57.

A4. N. Meriç, D. Bor, N.Buget. “Determination of scatter fractions of some materials by experimental studies and Monte Carlo calculations“, Applied Radiation and Isotopes (1999), Vol. 52 No:2, pp. 161-167.

A3. H.Aktaş, N.Büget, A.K.Çifçi, N. Meriç, S. Sultansoy, Ö. Yavaş. “New Tool “Old” Nuclear Physics: FEL g-Nucleus Colliders”, Nuclear Instruments and methods in physics research section A. (1999), Vol.428 No:2–3, 271–275.

A2. N. Meriç, D. Bor, E.T. Ilgıt, İ.İ. Öznur, N. Büget. “Comparison of eye lens dose measurement techniques in imaging and interventions of the lacrimal drainage system“, Physica Medica (1998), Vol.14 No: 3 pp. 95–100.

A1. N. Meriç, D.Bor, N.Büget, M.Özkırlı. “The use of Monte Carlo for the determination of tissue-air-ratios in diagnostic energy range”, Physica Medica (1998), Vol.14 No:1, pp.3-8.

Other Publications

B7. Eren Şahiner, Mehmet Korhan Erturaç, Niyazi Meriç , “Termal-Asistan Optik Uyarmalı Lüminesans (TA-OSL) Tekniğiyle Milyon Yıl Mertebesindeki Jeolojik Örneklerin Tarihlendirilmesi: Gediz Taraçaları, Kula/Manisa” Türkiye Jeoloji Bülteni, 60 (2017) 489-506.     doi:10.25288/tjb.360609

http://dergipark.gov.tr/tjb/issue/32291

B6. Mustafa Doğan, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç,  “An Experimental Study Related to Dose Scattering on the Routinely Used Minerals with Comparison of Grain Sizes and Disks Materials”,  Çankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering, Volume 13, No. 2 (2016) pp: 054-063

B5. M. Doğan, N. Meriç. “Adli Tıp Amaçlı Olarak Genç Toprak Örneklerinin Tarihlendirilmesinde Optik Uyarımlı Lüminesans Yönteminin Kullanılması”, Adli Bilimler Dergisi  (Turkish Journal of Forensic Sciences.)  Volume 11, No: 4, pp: 19-23.  2012. 

B4. N. Meriç, M. A. Atlıhan, M. Koşal. “Optik Uyarmalı Lüminesansın İnorganik Materyellerin Tarihlendirilmesinde Kullanımı” , Adli Bilimler Dergisi, Vol. 5, No: 3, Sayfa: 29 – 33, 2006.

B3. M. Özkırlı, D. Bor, N. Meriç, N. Büget, H. Bayhan. “Doz Kalibratörlerinin performans özelliklerinin karşılaştırılması.” Turkish journal of nuclear medicine, Vol. 4 Sayfa: 143, 1995.

B2. D. Bor, G.Buyan, N. Meriç. “Tanısal Radyolojide radyasyondan korunmada yeni kavramlar I.” Turkish Journal of Diagnostic and İnterventional Radiology, Vol. 2,No: 1, Sayfa: A5, March 1996.

B1. D. Bor, G.Buyan, N. Meriç. “Tanısal Radyolojide radyasyondan korunmada yeni kavramlar II.” Turkish Journal of Diagnostic and İnterventional Radiology, Vol. 2, No 2, Sayfa: A5, March 1996.

International Congress / conference / meeting

C63. Niyazi Meriç, Miray Başdoğan, Gaye Çakal, Engin Aşlar, Eren Şahiner, George S. Polymeris, “Gamma dose rate effects in luminescence signals of various dosimetric phosphors”, 19th International Conference on Solid State Dosimetry (SSD19), 15-20 September 2019, Hiroshima, Japan

C62. George S. Polymeris, George Kitis , Engin Aşlar , Eren Şahiner , Niyazi Meriç, “ Thermally assisted optically stimulated luminescence (TA – OSL) in BeO dosimeter; the role of thermal quenching”, 19th International Conference on Solid State Dosimetry (SSD19), 15-20 September 2019, Hiroshima, Japan

C61. Y.K. Kadioğlu, S. Geranmayeh, E. Aşlar, E. Şahiner, G.S. Polymeris, N. Meriç, “Comparison of luminescence properties of various porcelain-based items from Turkey towards their effective use in accidental retrospective dosimetry”, 19th International Conference on Solid State Dosimetry (SSD19), 15-20 September 2019, Hiroshima, Japan

C60. Engin Aşlar, George S. Polymeris,  Eren Şahiner, Y.K. Kadioğlu, Niyazi Meriç, “Thermoluminescence and optically stimulated luminescence properties of a BeO dosimeter with double main dosimetric glow peak structure”, 19th International Conference on Solid State Dosimetry (SSD19), 15-20 September 2019, Hiroshima, Japan

 C59. G.S. Polymeris, E. Şahiner, H. Gür, N. Meriç “Thermally assisted optically stimulated luminescence (TA – OSL) in BeO and MgO dosimeters; a comparative study” “5th Asia Pacific Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (APLED2018)” , pp 33,12-14 September 2018, Peking University, China

C58. H. Gür, E. Şahiner, G.S. Polymerıs, N. Meriç “Very deep traps (vdt) propertıes of varıous natural mınerals and usage on retrospectıve dosımetry researches” “5th Asia Pacific Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (APLED2018)”, pp 33, 12-14 September 2018, Peking University, China

C57. E. Şahiner, S. Şahin, F. Göksel, G. S. Polymeris , N. Meriç “Measurement of Radiation Dose with BeO OSL Dosimeters and Comparison with TPS in Electron Treatments of Radiotherapy Application” ,“5th Asia Pacific Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (APLED2018)” , pp 33, 12-14 September 2018, Peking University, China.

C56. N.Meriç “Optically Stimulated Luminescence and Thermoluminescence dating of archeological and geological samples” XI. International Conference on Nuclear Structure Properties (NSP2018), pp 33,12-14 September 2018. (çağrılı konuşmacı)

C55.  G.S. Polymeris, V. Angeli, E. Şahiner, G. Kitis, N. Meriç; “Component-resolved bleaching correlation between OSL and IRSL signals in various geological materials”, 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (LED2017), 11-15 September 2017, Cape Town, South Africa.

C54. E. Şahiner, M.K. Erturaç, G.S. Polymeris, N. Meriç, “Combined pIR-MET-IRSL and pIR-IRSL dating of sediments collected from Sakarya, Turkey; methodological aspects and comparison with quartz OSL results”, 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (LED2017), 11-15 September 2017, Cape Town, South Africa.

C53.  N. Meriç, E. Aşlar, E. Şahiner, Y.K. Kadioglu, G.S. Polymeris, “Fading studies on EPR signals of Durango apatite for various grain size fractions in the nano-scale; comparison with the corresponding luminescence results”, 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (LED2017), 11-15 September 2017, Cape Town, South Africa.

C52. Y.K. Kadioğlu, G.S. Polymeris, N. Meriç, E. Şahiner , “SAR-TA-OSL dating application on samples of independent chronology with ages larger than 1Ma”, 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (LED2017), 11-15 September 2017, Cape Town, South Africa.

C51. M.K. Erturaç, E. Şahiner, C. Zabcı, G.S. Polymeris, N. Meriç, C. İkiel, “Fluvial response to Black Sea level rise at Holocene: Luminescence geochronology of Sakarya River terraces”, 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (LED2017), 11-15 September 2017, Cape Town, South Africa.

C50. Niyazi Meriç, Invited Speaker, “Dating studies at Ankara University”, 1st INTERNATIONAL UNDERGROUND RESOURCES AND ENERGY CONFERENCE, 6-8 October 2016, Bozok University , Yozgat,TURKEY

C49. E. Aslar, N. Meric, G. Kitis, G.S. Polymeris , “Thermal Quenching Study of the Luminescence Signal in BeO Dosimeter”,  10th International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz-10), 5-7 September 2016, Çukurova University, Adana, TURKEY

C48. Ş. Kaya Keleş, N. Meriç, G.S. Polymeris, “Deconvolution of High Temperature TL Peaks of Merck Quartz Using Different Optical Filter Combinations and Comparison Dose Response Curves for Each TL Peaks and CW-OSL Components”, 10th International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz-10), 5-7 September 2016, Çukurova University, Adana, TURKEY

C47. Niyazi Meriç, Fuat Sakuçoğlu, Eren Şahiner, Georgios S. Polymeris , “A comparative TL and OSL study on dosimetric properties of various commercial glass samples”, 18th International Conference on Solid State Dosimetry, 3–8 July 2016, Munich –  Germany.

C46. Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, Georgios S. Poylmeris, “Modification of Thermally assisted OSL SAR protocol by choosing the appropriate parameters for test dose and stimulation time”, 18th International Conference on Solid State Dosimetry, 3–8 July 2016, Munich – Germany.

C45. V. Giannoulatou, L. Malletzidou, S. Dimitriadis, B. Angeli, T.T. Zorba, N. Meriç, E. Şahiner, K. Chrissafis, G. Kitis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, G.S. Polymeris. “Towards dating portable paintings using colour pigments; preliminary luminescence measurements and study of the influence of heat to their optical properties.” 41st  International Symposium on Archaeometry (ISA 2016), May 15 – 21, 2016, Kalamata, Greece.

C44. Eren Şahiner, George Polymeris, Niyazi Meriç, Tamer Duman. “Comparison of luminescence (TL, IRSL and OSL) dating results from selected archeological various ceramic materials obtained from fault trench from Aegean Anatolia region.” 41st  International Symposium on Archaeometry (ISA 2016), May 15 – 21, 2016, Kalamata, Greece.

C43. Lahcen Bejjit, Mohamed El Amraoui, Mustapha Haddad, Raja Belaabed, Georgios S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, Valeria Giannoulatou, Abdelilah Dekayir, Lorenza Ilia-Manfredi, Mohamed Rouai. “Spectroscopic characterization and TL dating of ancient ceramics from Morocco.” 41st  International Symposium on Archaeometry (ISA 2016), May 15 – 21, 2016, Kalamata, Greece.

C42. Salam Khrissi, Mustapha Haddad, Lahcen Bejjit, Saadia Ait Lyazidi, Mohamed El Amraoui, Christophe Falguères, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, Georgios S. Polymeris, Valeria Giannoulatou. “Spectroscopic and TL characterization of Moroccan marbles.” 41st  International Symposium on Archaeometry (ISA 2016), May 15 – 21, 2016, Kalamata, Greece.

C41. Niyazi Meriç, Invited Speaker, “Education and Training in the Nuclear Field”, IPCAP 2016, International Physics Conference at the Anatolian Peak, Erzurum / Turkiye, February 25-27, 2016.

C40. Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, George S. Polymeris; “Thermoluminescence (TL) reproducibility after thermally assisted OSL (TA-OSL) measurements in Al2O3:C”; LUMDETR 2015, 9th International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation; Tartu / Estonia , September 20-25, 2015.

C39. Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George Kitis, George S. Polymeris; “Preliminary results on De-Convolution Analysis of Post IR-IRSL signals applied to various K-feldspars using tunnelling recombination components”; LUMDETR 2015, 9th International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation; Tartu / Estonia , September 20-25, 2015.

C38. George S. Polymeris, Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, George Kitis; “Thermally assisted OSL (TA-OSL) from Very Deep Traps (VDT); an overview “; LUMDETR 2015, 9th International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation; Tartu / Estonia , September 20-25, 2015.

C37. Niyazi MERİÇ, Merve Gundogmus, Şule Kaya-Keleş, George S. Polymeris; “Luminescence Dosimetric Properties of borate minerals; the cases of ulexite and colemanite”; Lumidoz 9: The 9th international conference on luminescence and ESR dosimetry, Antalya / Turkey – September 2-4, 2015.

C36. George S. Polymeris, Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner; “Stimulating Very Deep Traps (VDT) of Various Phosphors Using Thermally Assisted OSL (TA-OSL); Current Results”; Lumidoz 9: The 9th international conference on luminescence and ESR dosimetry, Antalya / Turkey – September 2-4, 2015.

C35. Şule Kaya-Keleş, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris; “Dose response curves of synthetic merck quartz; towards a supralinearity study” Lumidoz 9: The 9th international conference on luminescence and ESR dosimetry, Antalya / Turkey – September 2-4, 2015.

C34. George S. POLYMERİS, Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, George Kitis; “Thermally assisted OSL (TA-OSL) from Very Deep Traps (VDT); an overview” International Conference on Luminescence and its Applications (ICLA-2015)” Bangalore-India, 9-12  February 2015.

C33. Niyazi MERİÇ, Eren ŞAHİNER, Aytaç BARIŞ, George S. POLYMERİS; “Accidental retrospective dosimetry using the 270 °c thermoluminescence peak in color pencils” The German LED conference on Luminescence and ESR dating; Rauischholzhausen / Gießen / Germany; 14 -16. November 2014.

C32. Eren ŞAHİNER, Niyazi MERİÇ, Engin AŞLAR, George S. POLYMERIS ; “Preliminary results towards the de-convolution analysis of thermally assisted optically stimulated luminescence (ta-osl) in natural quartz” The German LED conference on Luminescence and ESR dating; Rauischholzhausen / Gießen / Germany; 14 -16. November 2014.

C31. George S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç;” Thermally assisted OSL (TA-OSL) from Very Deep Traps” The German LED conference on Luminescence and ESR dating; Rauischholzhausen / Gießen / Germany; 14 -16. November 2014.

C30. V. Giannoulatou, A. Kyriakidou, I.K. Sfamba, G. Theodorou, G. Kitis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, E. Şahiner, N. Meriç, G.S. Polymeris. “Bioactivity characterization of 45S5 bioactive material by applying luminescence; comparison with the case of 58S bioactive glass”. 26th Symposium and Annual Meeting of International Society for Ceramics in Medicine (BIOCERAMICS 26), Barcelona, Spain , 06–08. November 2014.

C29. Niyazi Meriç, Ülkü Rabia Yüce, Aristis Damianidis, George S. Polymeris. “Dose response of hydrazine de-proteinated tooth enamel after de-convolution using the sum of general order kinetics and a component for tunnelling recombination”, 14th International Conference on  Luminescence and Electron Spin  Resonance Dating (LED 2014) Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 7-11, 2014.

C28. Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris.“Comparison of several, independent equivalent dose values determined by luminescence and esr techniques for geological dating studies using sedimentary volcanic quartz and polymineral samples”, 14th International Conference on  Luminescence and Electron Spin  Resonance Dating (LED 2014) Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 7-11, 2014. 

C27. George S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George Kitis. ”Experimental features of natural thermally assisted OSL (NTA-OSL) signal in both quartz and polymineral samples; preliminary results”, 14th International Conference on  Luminescence and Electron Spin  Resonance Dating (LED 2014) Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 7-11, 2014.

C26. Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris; “An alternative approach for the experimental total-to-peak (TTP) efficiency curve used in the calculation of true coincidence correction factors in a HPGe detector ”, Nuba Conference Series-1: Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics, Adrasan-Antalya/Turkey – September 15-21, 2014.

C25. George S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, “Luminescence detectors for setting bounds on dark matter particle characteristics”, Nuba Conference Series-1: Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics, Adrasan-Antalya/Turkey – September 15-21, 2014.

C24. M. Altay Atlıhan, Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner; “Stratonikeia’daki Erikli Bazikilası’ndan Alınan Numunenin Lüminesans Yöntemlerle Tarihlendirilmesi”, 12. Uluslararası Türk Dünyası Sosyal Bilimler Kongresi, Kazan, Tataristan,  3-4 Eylül 2014.

C23. Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, Aytaç Barış,George S. Polymeris; “Luminescence properties of irradiated commercial colour pencils for retrospective radiation dosimetry”, International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

C22. Engin Aşlar, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris, George Kitis,  “De-convolution analysis of natural thermally assisted osl signal from quartz” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

C21. Ayşe Güneş Tanır, Özge Güleç, Eren Şahiner, Mustafa Hicabi Bölükdemir, Kemal Koç, Niyazi Meriç, Şule Kaya Keleş; “Direct determination of radiation dose in human blood” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

C20. Sanaz Hendi, George S. Polymeris, Şule Kaya Keleş, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç; “Neutron dose measurements in mixed gamma-neutron field using TLD-600 and TLD-700”, International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

C19. Şule Kaya-Keleş, George S. Polymeris, Niyazi Meriç; “Dose response correlation between TL peaks at high temperatures and component resolved OSL signals of quartz samples”, International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

C18. G. S. Polymeris, E. Şahiner, N. Meriç, G. Kitis, E. Theodosoglou, A. Koroneos, K.M. Paraskevopoulos; “Correlation of k-feldspar structural state characteristics and luminescence features” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

C17. G. S. Polymerıs,M.Ö. Daş, Ş. Kaya Keleş,  E. Şahiner, N. Meriç, V. Gıannoulatou, A. Kyrıakıdou, I.K. Sfampa, G. Theodorou, O.M. Goudourı,G. Kitis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos; “Bioactivity characterization of 45s5 bioactive material using TL/OSL and EPR”, International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

C16. Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris; “Multiple equivalent dose estimations using OSL, IRSL and ESR with emphasis on the IRSL at elevated temperatures and the thermally assisted OSL signal from very deep traps” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

C15. M. A. Atlıhan, N. Meriç; “Farklı yöntemlerle tespit edilen yıllık doz değerlerinin tarihlendirmeye etkisi” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

C14. Mustafa Doğan, Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, H.Gökhan İlk; “ELSEC- 9010 OSL cihazı için yeni donanım ve yazılım arabirimlerinin geliştirilmesi” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

C13. N. Meriç , Ulku Rabia Yuce, Orhan Atakol, Fusun Yasar. “Investigation on OSL sensitivity of hydrazine deproteinated tooth enamel” APLED-2, PRL, Ahmedabad-India 12-15 Novamber 2009.

C12. N. Meriç, Ü. R. Yüce, O. Atakol, F. Yaşar. “osl analysıs of deproteınated tooth enamel” UK luminescence and ESR meeting, Royal Holloway, University of London, England, 25 – 29 Ağustos 2009.

C11. N. Meriç. “Optically stimulated luminescence properties of anthropological samples”, 12th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (LED 2008), Peking University, China, 18 – 22 Eylül 2008.

C10. M. Doğan, N. Meriç, Y. K. Kadıoğlu. “ GIS Application in the Definition of Radiation and Heavy Metal Pollution in the vicinity of Seyitömer Thermic Powerhouse” , The Fifth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application , Ankara – Turkey, 14 – 17 October 2008.

C9. N. Meriç. “The Transmitted Radiation intensity Through a Scatterer”, The Fourth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application , October, Baku, Azerbaijan, 31 – 3 November 2006.

C8. M. A. Atlıhan, M. Koşal, N. Meriç. ‘’The Determination of Equivalent Dose And Annual Dose in Geologıcal Samples’’, The Fourth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application, Baku, Azerbaijan, October 31 – 3 November 2006.

C7. M. Koşal, M.A. Atlıhan, N. Meriç. ‘’The Determınation of Equivalent Dose And Annual Dose in Archaeological Sherds’’, The Fourth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application, Baku, Azerbaijan, October 31 – 3 November 2006.

C6. Ü.R.Yüce, N. Meriç. “Application of Monte Carlo Calculations to The Dose Measurements”, The Fourth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application , Baku, Azerbaijan, October 31 – 3 November 2006.

C5. N. Meriç, M. Koşal, M. A.Atlıhan. ‘’The Determination of Annual Dose Through Low Level Alpha Counter’’, The Fourth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application, Baku, Azerbaijan, October 31 – 3 November 2006.

C4. M. Sahin, N. Meriç, M. Babadaş, S.Görgün. “Patient, personal and environment dose evaluations with intraoral radiography”.7th Congress of the Balkan Stomatological Society. Kuşadası, TURKEY, March 28-30 2002.

C3. S.Okuducu, N. Meriç, H.Aytekin and G.Tanır. “An application of fitting procedures for old sediment samples to be dated” 10th international conference on luminescence and electron spin resonance dating” LED 2002; Reno, Nevada, June 24-28, 2002. 

C2. N. Meriç, H. Aytekin, Ş. Okuyucu and G. Tanır. “Dating of sandstones by use of IR Luminescence”, Firs Hellenic – Turkish international physics conference, Bodrum-Turkey and Kos-Greece, 10-15 Septenber 2001.

C1. E.T.Ilgıt, N. Meriç, D.Bor, O.L.konus, S.Işık. “Radiation dose to the lens of the eye during balloon dacryocystoplasty”. Europen congress of radiology. Vienna, March 1999.

National Congress / conference / meeting

  • Meriç, M.Doğan, E.Şahiner, U.Yargıçoğlu, H. Külekçi, H.G.İlk. ” ELSEC 9010 OSL Sisteminde Kullanılan Yazılımın Güncellenmesi ve Geliştirilmesi” Eylül 2012, LUMIDOZ VI- Çeşme
  • Şahiner, M.Doğan, N.Meriç.”Artvin Yeni Rabat Kilisesinden Alınan Örneklerin Lüminesans Yöntemler Kullanılarak Tarihlendirilmesi” Eylül 2012, LUMIDOZ VI- Çeşme
  • Doğan, E.Şahiner, N.Meriç.”Puls Uyarmalı Luminesans Okuma Başlığı Tasarımı” Eylül 2012, LUMIDOZ VI- Çeşme
  • A. Atlihan, E. Şahiner, N. Meriç. “OSL Tarihlendirme Çalışmalarında Kullanılan Farklı Normalizasyon Tekniklerinin Eşdeğer Doza Etkisi” Eylül 2012, LUMIDOZ VI- Çeşme
  • Ü.R. Yüce, N. Meriç. “Diş ve Kemik Örneklerinin Lüminesans Tekniklerde Geriye Dönük (Retrospektif) Dozimetre Olarak Kullanımının Geliştirilmesi ” Eylül 2010, LUMIDOZ IV- Gaziantep.
  • Şahiner, M.Doğan, N.Meriç. “Doğada Oksitlenmiş Bazı Metallerin Lüminesans Özellikleri” LUMIDOZ III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.
  • Karagöz, Ç. Güneş, Meriç. “Eleme İşleminin TL ve OSL Sinyallerine Etkisi” LUMIDOZ III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.
  • Ç. Güneş, A.Karagöz, Meriç. “Lüminesans Teknikler Kullanılarak Yapılan Tarihlendirme Çalışmalarında Farklı Numune Hazırlama Yöntemlerinin Karşılaştırılması” LUMIDOZ III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.
  • Özpek, N.Meriç. “Mardin Sıhhi Emir Hamamı’nın Tarihlendirilmesi” LUMIDOZ III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.
  • Koşal, N.Meriç.“Mardin’deki Bazı Tarihi Yapılardan Alınan Örneklerin Lüminesans Yöntemlerle Yaş Tayini” LUMIDOZ III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.
  • Doğan, N.Meriç.“Termik Santral Çevresinde Aktivite Dağılımı” Lümidoz III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.
  • Ü. R. Yüce, Meriç, “Balloon Dacryoplasty: Göz merceği ve tiroid dozunun deneysel ve teorik hesabı” IX Ulusal Nükleer Bilimler ve Teknolojileri Kongresi, İZMİR, 14–16 Eylül 2005.
  • Gülay, Ö. Çiftci, N. Meriç. “TLD-100 Dozimetrilerinin Farklı Kaynak, Enerji ve Doza Olan Tepkileri ile Çevre Dozunun Belirlenmesinde Kullanılması”. VIII Ulusal Medikal Fizik Kongresi, İstanbul,2001.
  • Şen, N. Meriç, Ü.R. Yüce. “Bir Feldspat Numunenin OSL Cihazında Okuma Zamanının Belirlenmesi”. VIII Ulusal Medikal Fizik Kongresi, İstanbul,2001.
  • Meriç, D. Bor. “Deneysel ve Monte Carlo yöntemi ile Bazı Maddelerin Saçılma kesrinin Hesaplanması.” II. Kızılırmak Uluslararası Fen Bilimleri Kongresi, Kırıkkale, 1998.
  • Özkırlı, N. Meriç, D. Bor. “Medical Radyolojide Film Seçimi. II. Kızılırmak Uluslararası Fen Bilimleri Kongresi, Kırıkkale, 1998.
  • Meriç, D. Bor, M. Özkırlı, N. Büget, H. Bayhan. “Nukleer Tıp Bolumlerinde doz dağılımının saptanması.” 8. Ulusal Nükleer. Tıp Kongresi, İstanbul, 1994.
  • Özkırlı, D. Bor, N. Meriç, N. Büget, H. Bayhan. “Doz kalipratörlerinin performans özelliklerinin karşılaştırılması”. 8. Ulusal Nükleer. Tıp Kongresi, İstanbul, 1994.
  • Niyazi Meriç, Enerji Güvenliği Çalıştayı “Türkiye Nükleer Güç Programı 2030”, İstanbul Güvenlik Konferansı, İstanbul, 3-5 Aralık 2015, Invited talk.
  • Niyazi Meriç, “Toplu Gömülerde Tarihlendirme”, Kosova – Türkiye Adli Bilimler Günleri, Prizren – Kosova, 12 – 14 Ağustos 2014, Invited talk.
  • Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç. “Adli Dozimetri”, Kosova – Türkiye Adli Bilimler Günleri, Prizren – Kosova, 12 – 14 Ağustos 2014.
  • S. Polymeris, N. Meriç, ” Nuclear Forensics; a summary with special focus on the perspective of trapped charge dosimetry methods” , 11. Uluslararası Anadolu Adli Bilimler kongresi, 23-25 Ekim 2014,  Bayburt.
  • Meriç,” Toplu Gömülerde Tarihlendirme” 2. Ulusal Felaket Kurbanlarının Kimliklendirilmesi (f2k) Kongresi, 20-21 EYLÜL 2014, ANKARA, Invited talk.
  • Meriç, “Toplu Mezarların Tarihlendirilmesi”, Adli Bilimler Bahar Sempozyumu, 8-11 Mayıs 2014, Marmaris, Invited talk.
  • Meriç. “Tarihlendirme”, Eylül 2012, LUMIDOZ VI- Çeşme, Invited talk.
  • Meriç.“Lüminesans Yöntemlerle Tarihlendirme ”30 Nisan 2010 Gaziantep, Gaziantep Üniversitesi, Mühendislik Fakültesi. Panelist ve Invited talk.
  • Meriç. “Antropolojik ve Arkeolojik Materyalde Lüminesans Yöntemle Tarihlendirme” 2 Mart 2010 Burdur, Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversitesi, Fen Edebiyat Fakültesi. Panelist ve Invited talk.
  • Meriç. “Arkeolojik Alanlarda Lüminesans Yöntemlerle Tarihlendirme”. 6 Kasım 2009 Eskişehir, Anadolu Üniversitesi, Edebiyat Fakültesi. Panelist ve Invited talk.
  • Meriç. “Bir maddeyi geçen radyasyonun şiddetindeki azalma” LUMIDOZ I Toplantısı, Ankara – ODTÜ Fizik Bölümü, 10-12 Eylül 2007, Panelist ve Invited talk.
  • Meriç. “OSL (Optik Uyarmalı Lüminesans) Yöntemi ile tarihlendirme” V. Anadolu Adli Bilimler Kongresi, SAMSUN, 08 – 10 Eylül 2006. Panelist ve Invited talk.
  • Meriç. “Topraktan Yapılmış Arkeolojik Buluntuların ve İskeletlerin OSL (Optik Uyarmalı Luminesans) Yöntemi İle Tarihlendirilmesi” III. Kapadokya Adli Bilimler Sempozyumu (Adli Antropoloji), 17-19 Kasım 2006, Avanos, Invited talk.
  • Meriç. “Nükleer Silahlar ve Tehditin Değerlendirmesi” Nükleer, Biyolojik ve Kimyasal Silahlar (NBC) Sempozyumu, Çorlu, Mayıs, 2005. Invited talk.
  • Meriç, “The Role of Computer-Based Educational Laboratories in Nuclear Engineering University Programmes”, National Research Nuclear University “MEPhI” , 17-19 March 2015 , Moscow. Russian Federation.
  • Meriç, Ulusal ve Uluslararası Boyutları ile Doktora Eğitimi Çalıştayı, Davetli, 20-21 Mayıs 2014, İstanbul
  • Meriç, “the 4th International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism” (ICSM2014), invited, April 27th, 2014 Antalya – Turkey.
  • Meriç. “Nuclear Energy Development Summit 2013”, invited,  Eastern Europe, Turkey and Middle East 21 – 22 November 2013, Istanbul – Turkey.
  • Meriç. “7th Asian Conference on Applied Superconductivity and Cryogenics (ACASC2013)”, invited, 23 Ekim 2013, Nevşehir – Turkey, 2013.

International Activities

  • International Nuclear Summer school, (Kyiv/Chornobyl NPP/Rivne NPP ) UKRAINE. Coordinator and Chairman of the Organizing Committee, 1-7 July 2019, Kiev, Ukraine.

http://nukbilimler.ankara.edu.tr/events/ii-uluslararasi-nukleer-yaz-okulu/;

http://meetings-nbe.ankara.edu.tr

  • International Nuclear Summer school, Coordinator and Chairman of the Organizing Committee, 13-21 July 2018, Odessa and Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine.

http://nukbilimler.ankara.edu.tr/2018-uluslararasi-nukleer-yaz-okulu/;

http://meetings-nbe.ankara.edu.tr

  • Turkey-Ukraine Nuclear Education Cooperation Workshop, Coordinator and Chairman of the Organizing Committee, 20-21 February 2017, Ankara University Tandogan Campus,

http://meetings-nbe.ankara.edu.tr

  • International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8), Ankara University, 27 – 29 August 2014, Chairman of the Organizing Committee.
  • The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (2008) Workshop on Nuclear Reaction Data for Advanced Reactor Technologies.
  • The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (2006) Nuclear Structure and Decay Data: Theory and Evaluation.
  • The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (2003); College on Medical Physics.

Fellowships

  • (2011) Post-Doctoral Research Abroad Fellowship (12 months) / TUBITAK.

Completed Scientific Reports for laboratory Services

  • OSL and TL Dating, samples periodically obtained different regions of Anatolia, General Directorate of the Mineral Research & Exploration of Turkey, 2012-2020
  • OSL Dating study samples obtained from some parts of Anatolia, Dokuz Eylül University, 2019
  • OSL Dating study samples obtained from Niğde, Niğde University, Geography Department, 2019
  • OSL Dating study samples obtained from Sakarya, Sakarya University, Geography Department, 2019
  • OSL Dating study, samples obtained from some parts of Anatolia, Osmangazi University, Geology Department, 2019
  • OSL Dating study, samples obtained from some parts of Anatolia, İstanbul Thecnical University, Geology Department, 2018
  • OSL dating, samples obtained Mut, Van Yüzüncü Yıl University, Geography Department, 2018
  • OSL dating, samples obtained Van, Van Yüzüncü Yıl University, Anthropology Department, 2018
  • TL Dating, samples obtained Niğde, Niğde University, Geography Department, 2017
  • OSL Dating study, FugroSial Earth Sciences Engineering Ltd. 2017
  • OSL Dating study, samples obtained from some parts of Anatolia, Osmangazi University, Geology Department, 2017
  • OSL Dating study samples obtained from Sakarya, Sakarya University, Geography Department, 2017
  • OSL Dating study, FugroSial Earth Sciences Engineering Ltd. 2016
  • OSL Dating study, ACES (Arab Center for Engineering Studies), 2016
  • TL Dating, samples obtained from İznik, Uludağ University, 2016
  • OSL and TL Dating, samples obtained from Kırşehir/Kaman, private, 2016
  • OSL Dating study, samples obtained from Kütahya, METU, 2015
  • OSL and TL Dating, samples obtained from Eskisehir and Muğla, Osmangazi University, Geology Department, 2015
  • TL Dating of pottery samples obtained from Fatsa, Altıntepe Madencilik, 2014
  • OSL Dating study, samples obtained from Van Lake, 2014, Istanbul University, Geology Department, 2014
  • OSL Dating study, samples obtained from Eskisehir, Osmangazi University, Geology Department, 2013
  • OSL Dating study, samples obtained from Istanbul, Istanbul University, Geography Department, 2012
  • OSL Dating study, samples obtained from Artvin Yeni Rabat Church, 2011
  • OSL Dating study, samples obtained from Isparta, Istanbul University, Geography Department, 2010
  • OSL Dating study, Dokuz Eylül University, BAP, 2008
  • OSL and TL Dating of samples obtained from historical tombs of Nusaybin/Mardin, Turkish Historical Society, 2007

Courses by Prof. Niyazi MERİÇ

Undergraduate Courses

  • Nuclear Physics I -II
  • Medical Physics
  • Quantum
  • Electrics
  • Physics III
  • Mechanics

Graduate Courses

  • Numerical Techniques in Physics I(C Programming)
  • Numerical Techniques in Physics II (Monte Carlo)
  • Numerical Analysis Techniques and Applications
  • Radiation Physics

Training Courses

  • Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine Physician Training of Employees, TAEA, 23 November to 20 December 1992, Ankara.
  • Nuclear Measurement and Analysis Techniques, TAEA, 19-23 December 1994, Ankara.

Scientific Journals

  Journal of Nuclear Sciences (Founding Editor)