The physics department has been largely expanding over the past few years, and focuses on conducting the most current and innovative research and outreach in the industry. Below are some research publications conducted by the department that focus on a variety of related topics.

Manuscripts from 2010

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PKS 1502+106: A new and distant gamma-ray blazar in outburst discovered by the Fermi large area telescope, A. A. Abdo, M. Ackermann, M. Ajello, et al.

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Observation of an Antimatter Hypernucleus, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Longitudinal scaling property of the charge balance function in Au plus Au collisions at root s(NN)=200 GeV, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Charged and strange hadron elliptic flow in Cu plus Cu collisions at root s(NN)=62.4 and 200 GeV, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Center of mass energy and system-size dependence of photon production at forward rapidity at RHIC, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Parton energy loss in heavy-ion collisions via direct-photon and charged-particle azimuthal correlations, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Observation of charge-dependent azimuthal correlations and possible local strong parity violation in heavy-ion collisions, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Identified particle production, azimuthal anisotropy, and interferometry measurements in Au plus Au collisions at root s(NN)=9.2 GeV, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Inclusive pi(0), eta, and direct photon production at high transverse momentum in p plus p and d plus Au collisions at root s(NN)=200 GeV, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Three-Particle Coincidence of the Long Range Pseudorapidity Correlation in High Energy Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Observation of pi(+)pi(-)pi(+)pi(-) photoproduction in ultraperipheral heavy-ion collisions at root s(NN)=200 GeV at the STAR detector, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Spectra of identified high-p(T) pi(+/-) and p((p)over-bar ) in Cu + Cu collisions at root s(NN)=200 GeV, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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gamma cross section in p plus p collisions at root s=200 GeV, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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System size dependence of associated yields in hadron-triggered jets STAR Collaboration, B. I. Abelev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, et al.

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Observations of the shell-type supernova remnant cassiopeia A AT TeV energies with veritas, V. A. Acciari, E. Aliu, T. Arlen, et al.

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Discovery of very high energy gamma-ray emission from the SNR G54.1+0.3, V. A. Acciari, E. Aliu, T. Arlen, et al.

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Discovery of very high energy gamma rays from PKS 1424+240 and multiwavelength constraints on its redshift, V. A. Acciari, E. Aliu, T. Arlen, et al.

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The discovery of gamma-ray emission from the blazar RGB J0710+591, V. A. Acciari, E. Aliu, T. Arlen, et al.

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Veritas 2008-2009 monitoring of the variable gamma-ray source M 87, V. A. Acciari, E. Aliu, T. Arlen, et al.

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Veritas observations of a very high energy gamma-ray flare from the blazar 3C 66A, V. A. Acciari, E. Aliu, T. Arlen, et al.

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Discovery of variability in the very high energy famma-ray emission of 1ES 1218+304 with veritas, V. A. Acciari, E. Aliu, M. Beilicke, et al.

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Veritas search for VHE gamma-ray emission from dwarf spheroidal galaxies, V. A. Acciari, T. Arlen, T. Aune, et al.

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Measurement of the Bottom Quark Contribution to Nonphotonic Electron Production in p plus p Collisions at root s=200 GeV, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, A. V. Alakhverdyants, et al.

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Azimuthal di-hadron correlations in d plus Au and Au plus Au collisions at root s(NN)=200 GeV measured at the STAR detector, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, A. V. Alakhverdyants, et al.

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Higher Moments of Net Proton Multiplicity Distributions at RHIC, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, A. V. Alakhverdyants, et al.

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Balance functions from Au+Au, d+Au, and p+p collisions at root s(NN)=200 GeV, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, A. V. Alakhverdyants, et al.

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Study of psi(2S) decays to gamma p(p)over-bar, pi(0) p(p)over-bar, and eta p(p)over-bar, and search for p(p)over-bar threshold enhancements, J. P. Alexander, D. G. Cassel, S. Das, et al.

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Flavor physics in the quark sector, M. Antonelli, D. M. Asner, D. Bauer, et al.

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Evidence for cosmic ray acceleration in Cassiopeia A, M. Araya and W. Cui

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Probing shock properties with nonthermal x-ray filaments in Cas A, M. Araya, D. Lomiashvili, C. Chang, et al.

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The LSST camera corner raft conceptual design: a front-end for guiding and wavefront sensing, K. Arndt, V. Riot, E. Alagoz, et al.

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Radio-optical scrutiny of compact AGN: correlations between properties of pc-scale jets and optical nuclear emission, T. G. Arshakian, J. Torrealba, V. H. Chavushyan, et al.

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Measurement of absolute branching fractions of inclusive semileptonic decays of charm and charmed-strange mesons, D. M. Asner, K. W. Edwards, J. Reed, et al.

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Comments and Reply on: "Study of multi-muon events produced in p (p)over-bar interactions at root s=1.96 TeV"; T. Aaltonen et al. (The CDF Collaboration), S. Bethke, T. Aaltonen, J. Adelman, et al.

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Inkjet printing of palladium alkanethiolates for facile fabrication of metal interconnects and surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrates, T. Bhuvana, W. Boley, B. Radha, et al.

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Characterization of silver-gallium nanowires for force and mass sensing applications, L. B. Biedermann, R. C. Tung, A. Raman, et al.

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Late Quaternary slip rate gradient defined using high-resolution topography and Be-10 dating of offset landforms on the southern San Jacinto Fault zone, California, K. Blisniuk, T. Rockwell, L. A. Owen, et al.

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Measurement of the eta b(1S) mass and the branching fraction for Gamma(3S) -> gamma eta b(1S), G. Bonvicini, D. Cinabro, A. Lincoln, et al.

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Solid state detectors, D. Bortoletto

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Solar wind implantation model for Be-10 in calcium-aluminum inclusions, G. E. Bricker and M. W. Caffee

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Analysis of D+ -> K- pi(+)e(+)nu(e) and D+ -> K- pi(+)mu(+)nu(mu) semileptonic decays, R. A. Briere, H. Vogel, P. U. E. Onyisi, et al.

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Leggett mode in a strong-coupling model of iron arsenide superconductors, F. J. Burnell, J. P. Hu, M. M. Parish, et al.

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Large-scale graphitic thin films synthesized on Ni and transferred to insulators: Structural and electronic properties, H. L. Cao, Q. K. Yu, R. Colby, et al.

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Electronic transport in chemical vapor deposited graphene synthesized on Cu: Quantum Hall effect and weak localization, H. L. Cao, Q. K. Yu, L. A. Jauregui, et al.

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Electronic transport in chemical vapor deposited graphene synthesized on Cu: Quantum Hall effect and weak localization (vol 96, 122106, 2010), H. L. Cao, Q. K. Yu, L. A. Jauregui, et al.

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VLBI detection of the HST-1 feature in the M87 jet at 2 cm, C. S. Chang, E. Ros, Y. Y. Kovalev, et al.

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Performance of CMS muon reconstruction in cosmic-ray events, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Performance of the CMS cathode strip chambers with cosmic rays, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Alignment of the CMS silicon tracker during commissioning with cosmic rays, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Performance and operation of the CMS electromagnetic calorimeter, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Commissioning of the CMS High-Level Trigger with cosmic rays, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Time reconstruction and performance of the CMS electromagnetic calorimeter, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Time reconstruction and performance of the CMS electromagnetic calorimeter, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Fine synchronization of the CMS muon drift-tube local trigger using cosmic rays, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Performance of the CMS drift-tube chamber local trigger with cosmic rays, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Performance of the CMS Level-1 trigger during commissioning with cosmic ray muons and LHC beams, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Performance of CMS hadron calorimeter timing and synchronization using test beam, cosmic ray, and LHC beam data, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Identification and filtering of uncharacteristic noise in the CMS hadron calorimeter, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Measurement of the muon stopping power in lead tungstate, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Commissioning and Performance of the CMS Pixel Tracker with Cosmic Ray Muons, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Aligning the CMS muon chambers with the muon alignment system during an extended cosmic ray run, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Calibration of the CMS drift tube chambers and measurement of the drift velocity with cosmic rays, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Performance of the CMS hadron calorimeter with cosmic ray muons and LHC beam data, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Commissioning and performance of the CMS silicon strip tracker with cosmic ray muons, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Performance study of the CMS barrel resistive plate chambers with cosmic rays, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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CMS data processing workflows during an extended cosmic ray run, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Alignment of the CMS muon system with cosmic-ray and beam-halo muons, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Performance of the CMS drift tube chambers with cosmic rays, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Commissioning of the CMS experiment and the cosmic run at four tesla, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Precise mapping of the magnetic field in the CMS barrel yoke using cosmic rays, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Study of various photomultiplier tubes with muon beams and Cerenkov light produced in electron showers, S. Chatrchyan, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, et al.

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Electronic structure of Fe1.04Te0.66Se0.34, F. Chen, B. Zhou, Y. Zhang, et al.

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Contrasting impurity scattering and pair-breaking effects by doping Mn and Zn in Ba0.5K0.5Fe2As2, P. Cheng, B. Shen, J. P. Hu, et al.

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Nanomaterials Graphens rolls off the press, Y. P. Chen and Q. K. Yu

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Effect of electron-beam irradiation on graphene field effect devices, I. Childres, L. A. Jauregui, M. Foxe, et al.

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Rephasing invariance and neutrino mixing, S. H. Chiu and T. K. Kuo

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Neutrino mixing in matter, S. H. Chiu, T. K. Kuo, and L. X. Liu

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Holographic currents and Chern-Simons terms, T. E. Clark, S. T. Love, and T. ter Veldhuis

Cross-sectional transmission electron microscopy of thin graphite films grown by chemical vapor deposition, R. Colby, Q. K. Yu, H. L. Cao, et al.

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Genomic survey of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor, a major pest of the honey bee Apis mellifera, S. R. Cornman, M. C. Schatz, S. J. Johnston, et al.

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Search for psi(2S) -> gamma eta c(2S) via fully reconstructed eta c(2S) decays, D. Cronin-Hennessy, K. Y. Gao, T. Gong, et al.

The (KR)-K81-KR dating technique for meteorites, N. Dalcher, K. C. Welten, K. Nishiizumi, et al.

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Acoustic and electrical property changes due to microbial growth and biofilm formation in porous media, C. A. Davis, L. J. Pyrak-Nolte, E. A. Atekwana, et al.

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Possibility of measuring the thermal Casimir interaction between a plate and a cylinder attached to a micromachined oscillator, R. S. Decca, E. Fischbach, G. L. Klimchitskaya, et al.

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Selective Capture and Identification of Pathogenic Bacteria Using an Immobilized Siderophore, D. D. Doorneweerd, W. A. Henne, R. G. Reifenberger, et al.

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Quaternary glaciation in the Nubra and Shyok valley confluence, northernmost Ladakh, India, J. M. Dortch, L. A. Owen, and M. W. Caffee

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Late Quaternary glaciation and equilibrium line altitude variations of the McKinley River region, central Alaska Range, J. M. Dortch, L. A. Owen, M. W. Caffee, et al.

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Beryllium-10 surface exposure dating of glacial successions in the Central Alaska Range, J. M. Dortch, L. A. Owen, M. W. Caffee, et al.

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X-ray optics diamond brilliance, S. M. Durbin and R. Colella

Cosmological implications of massive gravitons, D. H. Eckhardt, J. L. G. Pestana, and E. Fischbach

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On the validity of constraints on light elementary particles and extra-dimensional physics from the Casimir effect, E. Fischbach, G. L. Klimchitskaya, D. E. Krause, et al.

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Weak localization and electron electron interaction effects in thin metal wires and films, N. Giordano

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Model for the Induction of Spike Timing-Dependent Plasticity by Pre- and Postsynaptic Spike Trains, Nicholas J. Giordano

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Structure of magnetic fields in intracluster cavities, K. N. Gourgouliatos, J. Braithwaite, and M. Lyutikov

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Charged kaon mass measurement using the Cherenkov effect, N. Graf, A. Lebedev, R. J. Abrams, et al.

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Dynamical transition in proteins and non-Gaussian behavior of low-frequency modes in self-consistent normal mode analysis, J. G. Guo, T. Budarz, J. M. Ward, et al.

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Scanning tunneling microscope study of striated carbon ridges in few-layer epitaxial graphene formed on 4H-silicon carbide (0001), S. E. Harrison, M. A. Capano, and R. Reifenberger

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Electronic-Structure-Driven Magnetic and Structure Transitions in Superconducting NaFeAs Single Crystals Measured by Angle-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy, C. He, Y. Zhang, B. P. Xie, et al.

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The relation between radio polarization and gamma-ray emission in AGN jets, T. Hovatta, M. L. Lister, Y. Y. Kovalev, et al.

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Tuning the thermal conductivity of graphene nanoribbons by edge passivation and isotope engineering: A molecular dynamics study, J. N. Hu, S. Schiffli, A. Vallabhaneni, et al.