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
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.
Search for the decay J/psi -> gamma plus invisible, J. Insler, H. Muramatsu, C. S. Park, et al.
Power spectrum analyses of nuclear decay rates, D. Javorsek, P. A. Sturrock, R. N. Lasenby, et al.
Analysis of environmental influences in nuclear half-life measurements exhibiting time-dependent decay rates, J. H. Jenkins, D. W. Mundy, and E. Fischbach
Speckle fluctuation spectroscopy of intracellular motion in living tissue using coherence-domain digital holography, K. Jeong, J. J. Turek, and D. D. Nolte
Application of polyacrylamide to reduce phosphorus losses from a Chinese purple soil: A laboratory and field investigation, T. Jiang, L. L. Teng, S. Q. Wei, et al.
Measurement of the charge ratio of atmospheric muons with the CMS detector, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, et al.
Search for Quark Compositeness with the Dijet Centrality Ratio in pp Collisions at root s=7 TeV, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, et al.
Search for Dijet Resonances in 7 TeV pp Collisions at CMS, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, et al.
Observation of long-range, near-side angular correlations in proton-proton collisions at the LHC, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, et al.
First measurement of the underlying event activity at the LHC with root s=0.9 TeV, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, et al.
First Measurement of Bose-Einstein Correlations in Proton-Proton Collisions at root s=0.9 and 2.36 TeV at the LHC, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, et al.
Transverse-Momentum and Pseudorapidity Distributions of Charged Hadrons in pp Collisions at root s=7 TeV, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, et al.
CMS tracking performance results from early LHC operation, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, et al.
Transverse-momentum and pseudorapidity distributions of charged hadrons in pp collisions at root s=0.9 and 2.36 TeV, V. Khachatryan, A. M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, et al.
Extended radio emission in Mojave blazars: Challenges to unification, P. Kharb, M. L. Lister, and N. J. Cooper
Geophysics at the interface: Response of geophysical properties to solid-fluid, fluid-fluid, and solid-solid interfaces, R. Knight, L. J. Pyrak-Nolte, L. Slater, et al.
Analysis of the kinetics of band 3 diffusion in human erythroblasts during assembly of the erythrocyte membrane skeleton, G. C. Kodippili, J. Spector, G. E. Kang, et al.
Guard Ring Simulations for n-on-p Silicon Particle Detectors, O. Koybasi, G. Bolla, and D. Bortoletto
Design, Simulation, Fabrication, and Preliminary Tests of 3D CMS Pixel Detectors for the Super-LHC, O. Koybasi, D. Bortoletto, T. E. Hansen, et al.
Spiky strings in the Bethe ansatz at strong coupling, M. Kruczenski and A. Tirziu
Nonconventional Odd-Denominator Fractional Quantum Hall States in the Second Landau Level, A. Kumar, G. A. Csathy, M. J. Manfra, et al.
Atomic Force Microscopy Characterization of Cellulose Nanocrystals, R. R. Lahiji, X. Xu, R. Reifenberger, et al.
Model-independent determination of the strong-phase difference between D-0 and (D)over-bar(0) -> KS,L(0)h(+)h(-) (h = pi, K) and its impact on the measurement of the CKM angle gamma/phi(3), J. Libby, M. Kornicer, R. E. Mitchell, et al.
Limit of detection for a bead-based diffraction biosensor, Y. Lim, D. D. Nolte, K. Arif, et al.
Study of the dependence of Au-198 half-life on source geometry, R. M. Lindstrom, E. Fischbach, J. B. Buncher, et al.
Anisotropic neutron spin resonance in superconducting BaFe1.9Ni0.1As2, O. J. Lipscombe, L. W. Harriger, P. G. Freeman, et al.
Low-energy Ce spin excitations in CeFeAsO and CeFeAsO0.84F0.16, S. L. Li, D. X. Yao, Y. M. Qiu, et al.
Normal-State Hourglass Dispersion of the Spin Excitations in FeSexTe1-x, S. L. Li, C. L. Zhang, M. Wang, et al.
X-ray spectroscopy of the hot gas in the M31 bulge, J. R. Liu, Q. D. Wang, Z. Y. Li, et al.
Large-format fabrication by two-photon polymerization in SU-8, Y. H. Liu, D. D. Nolte, and L. J. Pyrak-Nolte
Noise predictions for STM in systems with local electron nematic order, Y. L. Loh, E. W. Carlson, and K. A. Dahmen
Doubly Resonant Raman-EPR Spectrum of Ruby (Al2O3:Cr3+), X. Lu, S. Venugopalan, H. Kim, et al.
A high-sigma model of pulsar wind nebulae, M. Lyutikov
Simple waves in relativistic fluids, M. Lyutikov
Structure of magnetic fields in non-convective stars, M. Lyutikov
Resolving doppler-factor crisis in active galactic nuclei: Non-steady magnetized outflows, M. Lyutikov and M. Lister
Re-dting the Barringer Meteorite Crazer (AZ) impact using the cosmogenic chlorine-36 surface exposure method, S. Marrero, F. M. Phillips, M. W. Caffee, et al.
Measurements of D meson decays to two pseudoscalar mesons, H. Mendez, J. Y. Ge, D. H. Miller, et al.
Electrodeposition of Indium Antimonide Nanowires in Porous Anodic Alumina Membranes, A. Mohammad, S. R. Das, Y. P. Chen, et al.
Neuronal elasticity as measured by atomic force microscopy, M. Mustata, K. Ritchie, and H. A. McNally
Ejection (launch) depths of lunar meteorites, K. Nishiizumi and M. W. Caffee
The tangled tale of phase space, D. D. Nolte
Fluctuation spectroscopy in low-coherence dynamic light scattering of tissue responding to pharmacologicals, D. D. Nolte, K. Jeong, and J. Turek
TANAMI: tracking active galactic nuclei with austral milliarcsecond interferometry I. First-epoch 8.4GHz images, R. Ojha, M. Kadler, M. Bock, et al.
Interferometric detection of early markers for epithelial ovarian cancer and prognostic markers for acute lymphocytic leukemia, P. O'Neil, M. Zhao, X. Wang, et al.
Branching fractions for chi(cJ) -> p(p)over-bar pi(0), p(p)over-bar eta, and p(p)over-bar omega, P. U. E. Onyisi, J. L. Rosner, J. P. Alexander, et al.
Spin-glass ordering in the layered III-VI diluted magnetic semiconductor Ga(1-x)MnxS, T. M. Pekarek, E. M. Watson, P. M. Shand, et al.
Nanomanipulation of ridges in few-layer epitaxial graphene grown on the carbon face of 4H-SiC, G. Prakash, M. L. Bolen, R. Colby, et al.
AFM study of ridges in few-layer epitaxial graphene grown on the carbon-face of 4H-SiC(000(1)over-bar), G. Prakash, M. A. Capano, M. L. Bolen, et al.
Radio/gamma ray time delay in the parsec-scale cores of active galactic nuclei, A. B. Pushkarev, Y. Y. Kovalev, and M. L. Lister
Ultrafast carrier and phonon dynamics in Bi2Se3 crystals, J. Qi, X. Chen, W. Yu, et al.
K. S. Viswanathan (1929-2009), A. K. Ramdas
Channel incision in the Rio Atenguillo, Jalisco, Mexico, defined by Cl-36 measurements of bedrock, K. Righter, M. Caffee, J. Rosas-Elguera, et al.
Search for rare and forbidden decays of charm and charmed-strange mesons to final states h(+/-)e(-/+)e(+), P. Rubin, N. Lowrey, S. Mehrabyan, et al.
A New Type of Carbon Resistance Thermometer with Excellent Thermal Contact at Millikelvin Temperatures, N. Samkharadze, A. Kumar, and G. A. Csathy
Charge carriers at milliKelvin temperatures, N. Samkharadze, A. Kumar, G. A. Csathy, et al.
Deep high-resolution X-ray spectra from cool-core clusters, J. S. Sanders, A. C. Fabian, K. A. Frank, et al.
A direct limit on the turbulent velocity of the intracluster medium in the core of Abell 1835 from XMM-Newton, J. S. Sanders, A. C. Fabian, R. K. Smith, et al.
Relativistic beaming and gamma-ray brightness of blazars, T. Savolainen, D. C. Homan, T. Hovatta, et al.
Graduate Teaching Assistants' Knowledge Development for Teaching a Novel Physics Curriculum, E. Seung and L. A. Bryan
Variable O vi and N v emission from the x-ray binary LMC X-3: Heating of the black hole companion, L. M. Song, T. M. Tripp, Q. D. Wang, et al.
Mobility of BtuB and OmpF in the Escherichia coil Outer Membrane: Implications for Dynamic Formation of a Translocon Complex, J. Spector, S. Zakharov, Y. Lill, et al.
Spatio-temporal dynamics of microcantilevers tapping on samples observed under an atomic force microscope integrated with a scanning laser Doppler vibrometer: applications to proper orthogonal decomposition and model reduction, M. Spletzer, A. Raman, and R. Reifenberger
Isotopic tracing of the origin and transport of perchlorate, N. C. Sturchio, A. D. Beloso, J. K. Bohlke, et al.
Power spectrum analysis of BNL decay rate, P. A. Sturrock, J. B. Buncher, E. Fischbach, et al.
Power Spectrum Analysis of Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Decay-Rate Data: Evidence for Solar Rotational Modulation, P. A. Sturrock, J. B. Buncher, E. Fischbach, et al.
Ambipolar graphene field effect transistors by local metal side gates, J. F. Tian, L. A. Jauregui, G. Lopez, et al.
Higher-order eigenmodes of qPlus sensors for high resolution dynamic atomic force microscopy, R. C. Tung, T. Wutscher, D. Martinez-Martin, et al.
Testing forcing mechanisms of deglaciation: Cosmogenic dating of Laurentide Ice Sheet retreat in Wisconsin and surface mass balance modeling, D. J. Ullman, A. E. Carlson, A. N. Legrande, et al.
Incorporation of 2,3-Disubstituted-1,4-Naphthoquinones into the A(1) Binding Site of Photosystem I Studied by EPR and ENDOR Spectroscopy, A. van der Est, Y. Pushkar, I. Karyagina, et al.
Multiwavelength observations of 3C 454.3. III. Eighteen months of agile monitoring of the "Crazy Diamond", S. Vercellone, F. D'Ammando, V. Vittorini, et al.
Quantized quasi-two-dimensional Bose-Einstein condensates with spatially modulated nonlinearity, D. S. Wang, X. H. Hu, J. P. Hu, et al.
Refractive index and dielectric constant evolution of ultra-thin gold from clusters to films, X. F. Wang, K. P. Chen, M. Zhao, et al.
Ambient molecular water accumulation on silica surfaces detected by a reflectance interference optical balance, X. F. Wang, M. Zhao, and D. D. Nolte
Communications: Entanglement switch for dipole arrays, Q. Wei, S. Kais, and Y. P. Chen
Identifying large chondrites using cosmogenic radionuclides, K. C. Welten, M. W. Caffee, D. J. Hillegonds, et al.
Cosmogenic nuclides in Almahata Sitta ureilites: Cosmic-ray exposure age, preatmospheric mass, and bulk density of asteroid 2008 TC3, K. C. Welten, M. M. M. Meier, M. W. Caffee, et al.
Terrestrial ages of meteorites from Miller Range, Antarctica, K. C. Welten, K. Nishiizumi, and M. W. Caffee
Photo- and thermionic emission from potassium-intercalated carbon nanotube arrays, T. L. Westover, A. D. Franklin, B. A. Cola, et al.
Quintet pairing and non-abelian vortex string in spin-3/2 cold atomic systems, C. J. Wu, J. P. Hu, and S. C. Zhang
Wafer-scale synthesis of graphene by chemical vapor deposition and its application in hydrogen sensing, W. Wu, Z. H. Liu, L. A. Jauregui, et al.
Surface and bulk electronic structures of LaFeAsO studied by angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy, L. X. Yang, B. P. Xie, Y. Zhang, et al.
Magnetic excitations of undoped iron oxypnictides, D. X. Yao and E. W. Carlson
Quantum phase transitions in disordered dimerized quantum spin models and the Harris criterion, D. X. Yao, J. Gustafsson, E. W. Carlson, et al.
As-75 NMR study of single crystals of the heavily overdoped pnictide superconductors Ba1-xKxFe2As2 (x=0.7 and 1), S. W. Zhang, L. Ma, Y. D. Hou, et al.
Strong correlations and spin-density-wave phase induced by a massive spectral weight redistribution in alpha-Fe1.06Te, Y. Zhang, F. Chen, C. He, et al.
Out-of-Plane Momentum and Symmetry-Dependent Energy Gap of the Pnictide Ba0.6K0.4Fe2As2 Superconductor Revealed by Angle-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy, Y. Zhang, L. X. Yang, F. Chen, et al.
Impurities in graphene, Y. Y. Zhang, J. P. Hu, B. A. Bernevig, et al.
Neutron spin resonance as a probe of the superconducting energy gap of BaFe1.9Ni0.1As2 superconductors, J. Zhao, L. P. Regnault, C. L. Zhang, et al.
Observation of a Pinning Mode in a Wigner Solid with v = 1/3 Fractional Quantum Hall Excitations, H. Zhu, Y. P. Chen, P. Jiang, et al.
Manuscripts from 2009
Search for High-Mass e(+) e(-) Resonances in p (p)over-bar Collisions at root s=1.96 TeV, T. Aaltonen, J. Adelman, T. Akimoto, et al.
Measurement of the Top-Quark Mass with Dilepton Events Selected Using Neuroevolution at CDF, T. Aaltonen, J. Adelman, T. Akimoto, et al.
Measurement of the fraction of t(t)over-bar production via gluon-gluon fusion in p(p)over-bar collisions at root s=1.96 Tev, T. Aaltonen, J. Adelman, T. Akimoto, et al.
Measurement of Resonance Parameters of Orbitally Excited Narrow B-0 Mesons, T. Aaltonen, J. Adelman, T. Akimoto, et al.
Observation of Exclusive Charmonium Production and gamma gamma -> mu(+)mu(-) in p(p)over-bar Collisions at root s=1.96 TeV, T. Aaltonen, J. Adelman, T. Akimoto, et al.
Search for new physics in the mu mu+e/mu + is not an element of T channel with a low-pT lepton threshold at the Collider Detector at Fermilab, T. Aaltonen, J. Adelman, T. Akimoto, et al.