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click to expandclick to closeJohn Andersen

John Andersen

Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Spencer, Susan D., et al. "The Effect of Controllable Thin Film Crystal Growth on the Aggregation of a Novel High Panchromaticity Squaraine Viable for Organic Solar Cells." Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 112. (2013): 202-208. Print. *

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Mishkatul Bhattacharya

Assistant Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Shi, H. and M. Bhattacharya. "Quantum Mechanical Study of a Generic Quadratically Coupled Optomechanical System." Physical Review A 87. (2013): 43829. Print. £

Shi, H. and M. Bhattacharya. "Coupling a Small Torsional Oscillator to Large Optical Angular Momentum." Journal of Modern Optics 60. (2013): 382. Print. * £

Shi, H. and M. Bhattacharya. "Mechanical Memory for Photons with Orbital Angular Momentum." J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 46. (2013): 151001. Print. * £

Bhattacharya, M., Z. Howard, and M. Kleinert. "Ground State OH in Combined Electric and Magnetic Fields: Analytic Solution of the Effective Hamiltonian." Physical Review A 88. (2013): 12503. Print. * £

Eggleston, M., et al. "Ray Transfer Matrix for a Spiral Phase Plate." Journal of the Optical Society of America A 30. 12 (2013): 2526-2530. Print. *

Cawley, N., et al. "Analytical Study of Level Crossings in the Stark-Zeeman Spectrum of Ground-state OH." European Physical Journal D 67. (2013): 233. Print. *

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Sukanya Chakrabarti

Assistant Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Chakrabarti, Sukanya. "A New Probe of the Distribution of Dark Matter in Galaxies." Astrophysical Journal 771. 2 (2013): 98-107. Print. *

Chakrabarti, Sukanya, et al. "Photometric Redshifts of Submillimeter Galaxies." Astrophysical Journal 773. 2 (2013): 113-123. Print. £

Chakrabarti, Sukanya, et al. "The Void of NGC 247." Astrophysical Journal. (2013) Print. £

Book Chapter

Chakrabarti, Sukanya and Ari Maller. "The Unsolved Problem of Galaxy Formation." Green Book for NYSE 10-m Telescope. : , 2013. Print. ≠

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Chakrabarti, Sukanya. "Strongly Lensed Spirals in HI." Probes of Dark Matter on Galaxy Scales. American Astronomical Society. Monterey, CA. 14 Jul. 2013. Conference Presentation. ∆

Chakrabarti, Sukanya. "Characterizing the Dark Matter Distribution in Spirals Using Extended HI Disks." UC Berkeley Theoretical Astrophysics Seminar. UC Berkeley. Berkeley, CA. 16 Dec. 2013. Lecture. ∆

Chakrabarti, Sukanya. "A New Probe of the Distribution of Dark Matter in Galaxies." Rutgers Astrophysics Seminar. Rutgers University. Newark, NJ. 3 Oct. 2013. Lecture. ∆

Chakrabarti, Sukanya. "A New Probe of Dark Matter in Spirals." Astronomy Colloquium. Royal Military College. Kingston, Canada. 6 Nov. 2013. Lecture. ∆

Chakrabarti, Sukanya. "Analyzing the Dark Matter Distribution in Spirals." Queen's University Astronomy Colloquium. Queen's University. Kingston, Canada. 7 Nov. 2013. Lecture. ∆

Chakrabarti, Sukanya. "The Role of Gas in Spiral Galaxies." Lin-Shu Spiral Structure Symposium. Zou Pei Yuan Center for Applied Mathematics. Beijin, China. 24 Jun. 2013. Lecture. ∆

Chakrabarti, Sukanya. "Deciphering the Dynamical Echoes of Dwarf Galaxies on the Milky Way Disk." American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #222. AAS. Indianapolis, IN. 2 Jun. 2013. Lecture. ∆

Chakrabarti, Sukanya. "Characterizing the Dark Matter Distribution in Spirals Using Extended HI Disks." Ohio State University CCAP Seminar. Ohio State Univ. Columbus, Ohio. 12 Mar. 2013. Lecture. ∆

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click to expandclick to closeMoumita Das

Moumita Das

Assistant Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Das, Moumita. "The Cell Cytoskeleton as a Composite: Mechanics and Force Transmission." Physical Sciences Oncology Center, Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, Maryland. 27 Feb. 2013. Guest Lecture. ≠

Das, Moumita. "The Cell Cytoskeleton as a Composite: Mechanics and Force Transmission." Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Brandeis University. Waltham, Massachussetts. 7 Nov. 2013. Guest Lecture. ≠

Das, Moumita. "Mechanics of Composite Cytoskeletal and Extracellular Networks." Syracuse University, Department of Physics. Syracuse, NY. 5 Dec. 2013. Guest Lecture. ≠

Das, Moumita. "Simulation and Modeling of Biopolymer Networks." Physics of Functional Biological Assemblies: Pushing, Pulling and Sensing. Aspen Center for Physics. Aspen, Colorado. 31 May 2013. Lecture.

Shows/Exhibits/Installations

Das, Moumita. Touchy Feely Life of Cells. 16 Nov. 2013. Rochester Museum and Science Center, Rochester, NY. Performance.

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click to expandclick to closeScott Franklin

Scott Franklin

Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Franklin, Scott and Jonathan Lindine. "Faculty Discourse in the Classroom: Meaning in Mathematical Moves." Proceedings of the 2013 Physics Education Research Conference. Ed. Paula Engelhardt. Portland, Oregon: American Institute of Technology, Print. *

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click to expandclick to closeDehui Hu

Dehui Hu

Lecturer
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Hu, Dehui and N. Sanjay Rebello. "Using Conceptual Blending to Describe how Students Use Mathematical Integrals in Physics." Physics Review Special Topics-Physics Education Research 9. 2 (2013): 1-15. Web. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Hu, Dehui, Joshua Von Korff, and N. Sanjay Rebello. "Assessing Transfer of Learning in Problem Solving from the Perspective of Preparation for Future Learning." Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference,July 17-18, Portland, OR. Ed. Paula V. Engelhardt, Alice D. Churukian, and Dyan L. Jones. Portland, OR: n.p., 2013. Print. *

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Seth Hubbard

Associate Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Hubbard, S. M., et al. "Effect of Vicinal Substrates on the Growth and Device Performance of Quantum Dot Solar Cells." Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 108. (2013): 256-262. Print. *

Bennett, M. F., et al. "Epitaxial Lift-off of Quantum Dot Enhanced GaAs Single Junction Solar Cells." Applied Physics Letters 103. (2013): 213-902. Print. *

Forbes, D. V., et al. "OMVPE of InAs Quantum Dots on an InGaP Surface." Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 16. (2013): 1148-1153. Print. *

Huang, Y., et al. "InAs Nanowires Grown by Metal-Organic Vapor-Phase Epitaxy (MOVPE) Employing PS/PMMA Diblock Copolymer Nanopatterning." Nano Letters 13. (2013): 5979-5984. Print. *

Laghumavarapu, R. B., et al. "GaSb/InGaAs Quantum Dot-Well Hybrid Structure Active Regions in Solar Cells." Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 114. (2013): 165-171. Print. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Driscoll, K., et al. "Investigation of the Design Parameters of Quantum Dot Enhanced III-V Solar Cells." Proceedings of the Proc. SPIE 8620, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II. Ed. A. Freundlich and J. F. Guillemoles. San Francisco, CA: SPIE, 2013. Print.

Kerestes, C., et al. "Investigation of Carrier Collection from QD TJSCs." Proceedings of the Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II. vol. 8620. Ed. A. Freundlich and J. F. Guillemoles. San Francisco, CA: SPIE, 2013. Print.

Slocum, M. A., et al. "Characterization of Radiation Tolerance in Doping Superlattice Solar Cells." Proceedings of the Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II. vol. 8620. Ed. A. Freundlich and J. F. Guillemoles. San Francisco, CA: SPIE, 2013. Print.

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click to expandclick to closeM Kotlarchyk

M Kotlarchyk

Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Book Chapter

Kotlarchyk, Michael. "Scattering Theory." Elsevier Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering. Ed. J. Reedijk. Waltham, MA: Elsevier, 2013. 1-11. Web. £

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Kotlarchyk, Michael. "An Active Learning Model for Introductory Physics." Physics Colloquium Series. University of North Florida. Jacksonville, FLA. 19 Apr. 2013. Guest Lecture.

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click to expandclick to closeAaron McGowan

Aaron McGowan

Lecturer
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Fields, L., et al. "Measurement of Muon Antineutrino Quasielastic Scattering on a Hydrocarbon Target at E_nu ~3.5 GeV." Phys. Rev. Lett. 111. 2 (2013): 022501(1-7). Print. *

Fiorentini, G. A., et al. "Measurement of Muon Neutrino Quasielastic Scattering on a Hydrocarbon Target at E_nu ~3.5 GeV." Phys. Rev. Lett. 111. 2 (2013): 022502(1-6). Print. *

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click to expandclick to closeDavid Merritt

David Merritt

Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Full Length Book

Merritt, David. Dynamics and Evolution of Galactic Nuclei. 1 ed. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013. Print. ˆ

Journal Paper

Antonini, Fabio and David Merritt. "Relativity and the Evolution of the Galactic Center S-star Orbits." The Astrophysical Journal 763. 1 (2013): L10-L14. Print. ˜

Batcheldor, Dan, et al. "An STIS Atlas of Ca II Triplet Absorption Line Kinematics in Galactic Nuclei." The Astronomical Journal 146. 3 (2013): 67-78. Print. ˜

Vasiliev, Eugene and David Merritt. "The Loss-Cone Problem in Axisymmetric Nuclei." The Astrophysical Journal 774. 1 (2013): 87-103. Print. ˜

Vasiliev, Eugene, Fabio Antonini, and David Merritt. "The Final-parsec Problem in Non-spherical Galaxies Revisited." The Astrophysical Journal. (2013): in press. Print. £

Merritt, David. "Loss Cone Dynamics." Classical and Quantum Gravity 30. (2013): 244005-244050. Print. £

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Merritt, David. "Dynamics and Evolution of Galactic Nuclei. I." N Body Gravitational Dynamical Systems: From N=2 to Infinity. Institut Henri Poincare. Paris, France. 22 Oct. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Merritt, David. "Dynamics and Evolution of Galactic Nuclei. II." N Body Gravitational Dynamical Systems: From N=2 to Infinity. Institut Henri Poincare. Paris, France. 25 Oct. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Merritt, David. "Dynamics and Evolution of Galactic Nuclei. III." N Body Gravitational Dynamical Systems From N=2 to Infinity. Institut Henri Poincare. Paris, France. 29 Oct. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Merritt, David. "Dynamics and Evolution of Galactic Nuclei. IV." N Body gGavitational Dynamical Systems From N=2 to Infinity. Institut Henri Poincare. Paris, France. 29 Oct. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Merritt, David. "Relativistic Dynamics of Nuclear Star Clusters." Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris Seminaire. Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris. Paris, France. 27 Sep. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Merritt, David. "Relativistic Dynamics of Nuclear Star Clusters." Hauptkolloquium, Argelander-Institut für Astronomie der Universität Bonn. University of Bonn / Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie. Bonn, Germany. 18 Oct. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Merritt, David. "Relativistic Collisional Dynamics near Supermassive Black Holes." Black Hole (g)Astronomy. University del Salento. Brindisi, Italy. 5 Sep. 2013. Conference Presentation.

Merritt, David. "Nuclear Dynamics." Dynamics and Kinetic Theory of Self-Gravitating Systems. Institut Henri Poincare. Paris, France. 8 Nov. 2013. Conference Presentation.

Merritt, David. "Relativistic Dynamics at the Centers of Galaxies." KITP Program: A Universe of Black Holes. KITP, University of California, Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara, CA. 13 Aug. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Merritt, David. "Dark Matter at the Centers of Galaxies." Probes of Dark Matter on Galaxy Scales. American Astronomical Society. Monterey, CA. 16 Jul. 2013. Conference Presentation.

Merritt, David. "Loss Cone Dynamics." Black Hole Fingerprints: Dynamics, Disruptions and Demographics. University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. 18 Mar. 2013. Conference Presentation.

Merritt, David. "Relativistic Dynamics of Nuclear Star Clusters." CITA Seminar Series. Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics. Toronto, Canada, ON. 5 Dec. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Journal Editor

Merritt, David and Luciano Rezzolla, ed. Classical and Quantum Gravity; Focus Issue: "Astrophysical Black Holes". Bristol, UK: IOP Science, 2013. Print. £

Judged National/International Competition Award Winner

Merritt, David. Department of Astronomy, Yale University. Garfinkel Lecturer / Garfinkel Lectureship. New Haven, CT, 2013.

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click to expandclick to closeChristopher ODea

Christopher ODea

Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Floyd, D., et al. "Star Formation in Luminous Quasar Host Galaxies at Z=1-2." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 429. (2013): 2-19. Print. *

O'Dea, C., et al. "Hubble Space Telescope Observations of Dusty Filaments in Hercules A: Evidence for Entrainment." Astrophysical Journal 771. (2013): 38-49. Print. £

Cara, M., et al. "Polarimetry and the High-energy Emission Mechanisms in Quasar Jets: The Case of PKS 1136?135." Astrophysical Journal 773. (2013): 186-199. Print. £

Reynolds, C., B. Punsly, and C. O'Dea. "Misalignment of the Jet and the Normal to the Dusty Torus in the Broad Absorption Line QSO FIRST J155633.8+351758." Misalignment of the Jet and the Normal to the Dusty Torus in the Broad Absorption Line QSO FIRST J155633.8+351758 773. (2013): 10-15. Print. £

Reynolds, C., et al. "A Blazar-Like Radio Flare in Mrk 231." Astrophysical Journal Letters 776. (2013): 21-27. Print. £

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click to expandclick to closeMichael Pierce

Michael Pierce

Assistant Professor
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Pierce, Michael S., et al. "Influence of Structural Disorder on Magnetic Domain Formation in Perpendicular Anisotropy Thin Films." Physical Review B 87. (2013): 184428. Print. *

Pierce, Michael S. "Dynamics of Au (100) Surface in Electrolytes: In-Situ Coherent X-ray Scattering." Physical Review B 86. (2013): 085410-. Print. *

Pierce, Michael S. "Epitaxial Oxide Bilayer on Pt (001) Nanofacets." Journal of Chemical Physics 136. (2013): 044704-. Print. *

Pierce, Michael S. "Study of Electrode Surface Dynamics Using Coherent Surface X-ray Scattering." Electrochemica Acta 82. (2013): 570-. Print. *

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Pierce, Michael S. "Challenges and Frontiers for XPCS of Hard Condensed Matter Systems." NSLS-II First-Experiments. Brookhaven National Laboratory. Brookhaven, New York. 3 Aug. 2013. Lecture.

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click to expandclick to closeMichael Richmond

Michael Richmond

Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Campbell, Heather, et al. "Cosmology with Photometrically Classified Type Ia Supernovae from the SDSS-II Supernova Survey." Astrophysical Journal 763. (2013): 88-116. Print. *

Tanaka, Masaomi, et al. "Supernova 2013al." Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams 3438. (2013): 1. Web.

Richmond, Michael. "SUPERNOVA 2013ej IN M74 = PSN J01364816+1545310." Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams 3606. (2013): 1. Web.

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click to expandclick to closeAndrew Robinson

Andrew Robinson

Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Couto, Guilherme S., et al. "Kinematics and Excitation of the Nuclear Spiral in the Active Galaxy Arp 102B." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 435. 4 (2013): 2982-3000. Print. *

Capetti, Alessandro, et al. "Exploring the Spectroscopic Properties of Relic Radiogalaxies." Astronomy & Astrophysics 551. (2013): id.A55, 8 pp. Print. *

Gnerucci, Alessandro, et al. "Spectroastrometry of Rotating Gas Disks for the Detection of Supermassive Black Holes in Galactic Nuclei. III. CRIRES Observations of the Circinus Galaxy." Astronomy & Astrophysics 549. (2013): A139, 12 pp. Print. *

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Robinson, Andrew. "Smoke and Mirrors: Exploring the Structure of Active Galactic Nuclei in Polarized Light." Massive Black Holes in Galaxies. University of Sussex. Brighton, UK. 18 Apr. 2013. Conference Presentation.

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click to expandclick to closeGeorge Thurston

George Thurston

Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Wahle, Chris W., David S. Ross, and George M. Thurston. "Mathematical Methods for Restricted Domain Ternary Liquid Mixture Free Energy Determination Using Light Scattering." Journal of Chemical Physics 139. (2013): 124114. Print. £

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Benjamin Zwickl

Assistant Professor
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

2013 Submissions

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Zwickl, Benjamin. "Physics Education Research for the Laboratory Classroom." Making Laboratory-based Teaching More Effective. University of Liverpool. Liverpool, UK, NY. 13 Nov. 2013. Conference Presentation.

Zwickl, Benjamin. "Physics Education Research for the Laboratory Classroom." Invited Colloquium given to the Univ. of Rochester Institute of Optics. Institute of Optics, Univ. of Rochester. Rochester, NY. 23 Aug. 2013. Lecture.

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