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 2003

Time-sensitive search for chemical agents in gamma-ray spectra, J. C. Cooper, Y. E. Kim, D. S. Koltick, et al.

Evaluation of ZnO(Ga) coatings as alpha particle transducers within a neutron generator, J. C. Cooper, D. S. Koltick, J. T. Mihalczo, et al.


Humidity-dependent open-circuit photovoltage from a bacteriorhodopsin/indium tin oxide bioelectronic heterostructure, S. Crittenden, S. Howell, R. Reifenberger, et al.


First observation of the exclusive decays Lambda(+)(c)->Lambda pi(+)pi(+)pi(-)pi(0) and Lambda(+)(c)->Lambda omega pi(+), D. Cronin-Hennessy, A. L. Lyon, C. S. Park, et al.


Measurements of the branching fractions and helicity amplitudes in B -> D-*rho decays, S. E. Csorna, I. Danko, G. Bonvicini, et al.

Structure and diffusion time scales of disordered clusters, E. Cuansing and H. Nakanishi


Improved tests of extra-dimensional physics and thermal quantum field theory from new Casimir force measurements, R. S. Decca, E. Fischbach, G. L. Klimchitskaya, et al.


Measurement of the Casimir force between dissimilar metals, R. S. Decca, D. Lopez, E. Fischbach, et al.

Monte Carlo simulations of low-energy cosmogenic neutron fluxes near the bottom of cliff faces, J. A. Dunne and D. Elmore

High-speed depth-sectioned wide-field imaging using low-coherence photorefractive holographic microscopy, C. Dunsby, Y. Gu, Z. Ansari, et al.


High-speed wide-field coherence-gated imaging via photorefractive holography with photorefractive multiple quantum well devices, C. Dunsby, D. Mayorga-Cruz, I. Munro, et al.


Search for baryons in the radiative penguin decay b -> s gamma, K. W. Edwards, D. Besson, S. Anderson, et al.


Measurement of the charge asymmetry in B -> K-*(892)(+/-)pi(-/+), B. I. Eisenstein, G. D. Gollin, I. Karliner, et al.


Constructing the phase diagram of finite neutral nuclear matter, J. B. Elliott, L. G. Moretto, L. Phair, et al.

Beryllium-10 dating of Mount Everest moraines indicates a strong monsoon influence and glacial synchroneity throughout the Himalaya, R. C. Finkel, L. A. Owen, P. L. Barnard, et al.

Testing Newtonian gravity at the nanometer distance scale using the iso-electronic effect, E. Fischbach, D. E. Krause, R. S. Decca, et al.

Membrane noise due to thermal fluctuations, N. Giordano and J. Wang


Search for TeV emissions from pulsars in binary systems, T. A. Hall, I. H. Bond, S. M. Bradbury, et al.

Detection of TeV gamma rays from the BL Lacertae object 1ES 1959+650 with the Whipple 10 meter telescope, J. Holder, I. H. Bond, P. J. Boyle, et al.

Patterned protein microarrays for bacterial detection, S. W. Howell, H. D. Inerowicz, F. E. Regnier, et al.


Effect of isotopic composition on the lattice parameter of germanium measured by x-ray backscattering, M. Y. Hu, H. Sinn, A. Alatas, et al.

The remarkable rapid X-ray, ultraviolet, optical and infrared variability in the black hole XTE J1118+480, R. I. Hynes, C. A. Haswell, W. Cui, et al.


Experimental constraints on strangelets and other exotic nuclear matter, D. Javorsek, E. Fischbach, and D. Elmore

An aging study of a MICROMEGAS with GEM preamplification, S. Kane, J. May, J. Miyamoto, et al.

A study of a MICROMEGAS detector with a new readout scheme, S. Kane, J. May, J. Miyamoto, et al.

Reversibly altering electronic conduction through a single molecule by a chemical binding event, B. S. T. Kasibhatla, A. P. Labonte, F. Zahid, et al.

A dual description of decoherence in de Sitter space, S. Khlebnikov

Relaxation of the cosmological constant in a movable brane world, S. Khlebnikov

Cold Bose gases near Feshbach resonances, Y. E. Kim and A. L. Zubarev


Density-functional theory of bosons in a trap, Y. E. Kim and A. L. Zubarev


Charged pion production in 2A to 8A GeV central Au plus Au collisions, J. L. Klay, N. N. Ajitanand, J. M. Alexander, et al.

Signal searching in return spectra and decision making using minimal integration time, D. S. Koltick

Composition of the first bulk melt sample from a volcanic region of Mars: Queen Alexandra Range 94201, D. A. Kring, J. D. Gleason, T. D. Swindle, et al.

Nonlinear dynamic perspectives on dynamic force microscopy, S. I. Lee, S. W. Howell, A. Raman, et al.

AMS dating of early shellmounds of the southeastern Brazilian coast, T. A. Lima, K. D. Macario, R. M. Anjos, et al.


Altered luminosity functions of relativistically beamed jet populations, M. L. Lister

Gauging internal fermionic symmetries and spin-3/2 fields, S. T. Love


Measurement of lepton momentum moments in the decay (B)over-bar -> Xl(nu)over-bar and determination of the heavy quark expansion parameters and vertical bar V-cb vertical bar, A. H. Mahmood, S. E. Csorna, I. Danko, et al.

Accelerator mass spectrometry in geologic research, P. Muzikar, D. Elmore, and D. E. Granger

Seismic focusing by a single planar fracture, A. Oliger, D. D. Nolte, and L. J. Pyrak-Nolte

Timing and style of Late Quaternary glaciation in northeastern Tibet, L. A. Owen, R. C. Finkel, M. Haizhou, et al.

Timing of Late Quaternary glaciation along the southwestern slopes of the Qilian Shan, Tibet, L. A. Owen, J. Q. Spencer, H. Z. Ma, et al.

Lower Pliocene hominid remains from Sterkfontein, T. C. Partridge, D. E. Granger, M. W. Caffee, et al.

High-speed adaptive interferometer for optical coherence-domain reflectometry through turbid media, L. Peng, P. Yu, D. D. Nolte, et al.


Search for high-energy gamma rays from an X-ray-selected blazar sample, I. D. Perez, I. H. Bond, P. J. Boyle, et al.

Dating rupture events on alluvial fault scarps using cosmogenic nuclides and scarp morphology, F. M. Phillips, J. P. Ayarbe, J. B. J. Harrison, et al.

Direct determination of the complete set of iron normal modes in a porphyrin-imidazole model for carbonmonoxy-heme proteins: [Fe(TPP)(CO)(1-Melm)], B. K. Rai, S. M. Durbin, E. W. Prohofsky, et al.


Measurements of absorption coefficient and refractive index changes without the Kramers-Kronig relation in photorefractive quantum wells of GaAs, R. Ramos-Garcia, R. Chiu-Zarate, D. Nolte, et al.

Nuclear resonance vibrational spectroscopy (NRVS): An exciting new technique for the study of iron porphyrinates and heme proteins., W. R. Scheidt, G. R. A. Wyllie, M. K. Ellison, et al.


Femtosecond response of diffraction efficiency of GaAs/AlGaAs photorefractive multiple quantum well, H. Tanaka, K. Terawaki, K. Kou, et al.


Lyman spectrum of holes bound to substitutional 3d transition metal ions in a III-V host: GaAs(Mn2+, Co2+, or Cu2+), GaP(Mn2+), and InP(Mn2+), E. Tarhan, I. Miotkowski, S. Rodriguez, et al.

Accelerator search for cosmic SIMPs, V. Teplitz, D. Javorsek, E. Fischbach, et al.


Geometric random inner products: A family of tests for random number generators, S. J. Tu and E. Fischbach

Comparison of various buffer schemes to grow GaN on large-area Si(111) substrates using metal-organic chemical-vapor deposition, R. Venugopal, J. Wan, M. Melloch, et al.

Status of the CLEO III silicon tracker, E. von Toerne, M. S. Alam, J. P. Alexander, et al.


Robust steady-state filtering for systems with deterministic and stochastic uncertainties, F. Wang and V. Balakrishnan

Time and frequency dependence of ion channel fluctuations., J. Wang, B. Moss, B. Burrell, et al.

Chandra observations of the Guitar Nebula, D. S. Wong, J. M. Cordes, S. Chatterjee, et al.


Origin of the large band-gap bowing in highly mismatched semiconductor alloys, J. Wu, W. Walukiewicz, K. M. Yu, et al.


Composition dependence of the hydrostatic pressure coefficients of the bandgap of ZnSe1-xTex alloys, J. Wu, W. Walukiewicz, K. M. Yu, et al.

Local dielectric constant around the electron primary acceptor in photosystem I: a probe for protein matrix relaxation., W. Xu, P. Martinsson, N. Dashdorj, et al.


Holographic optical coherence imaging of tumor spheroids, P. Yu, M. Mustata, J. J. Turek, et al.

Ultrasound detection through turbid media, P. Yu, L. Peng, D. D. Nolte, et al.