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Michael Kotlarchyk

School Head
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science
Professor of Physics

585-475-6115
Office Location

Michael Kotlarchyk

School Head
School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science
Professor of Physics

Education

BS, MS, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

585-475-6115

Areas of Expertise

Currently Teaching

PHYS-499
0 Credits
This course is a cooperative education experience for undergraduate physics students.
PHYS-213
3 Credits
This course provides an introductory survey of elementary quantum physics, as well as basic relativistic dynamics. Topics include the photon, wave-particle duality, deBroglie waves, the Bohr model of the atom, the Schrodinger equation and wave mechanics, quantum description of the hydrogen atom, electron spin, and multi-electron atoms.

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Invited Keynote/Presentation
Kotlarchyk, Michael. "Basis for Calculating Cross Sections for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spin-modulated Polarized Neutron Scattering." Oak Ridge National Lab Seminar. Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Oak Ridge, TN. 30 May 2018. Lecture.
Kotlarchyk, Michael. "On Polarized Neutron Scattering from a Prototypical NMR Spin-Modulated System." International Workshop on The Structure and Dynamics of Supercooled Water and Other Glassy Materials. University of Palermo. Palermo, Italy. 12 Oct. 2015. Conference Presentation.
Kotlarchyk, Michael. "An Active Learning Model for Introductory Physics." Physics Colloquium Series. University of North Florida. Jacksonville, FLA. 19 Apr. 2013. Guest Lecture.
Kotlarchyk, Michael. "Characterization of Biomimetically-Templated Metallic Nanoparticles." 11th New York Complex Matter Workshop. Dept of Physics. Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. 10 Jun. 2011. Conference Presentation.
Journal Paper
Kotlarchyk, Michael and George M. Thurston. "A Framework for Modeling Polarized Neutron Scattering from NMR Spin-Modulated Systems." Journal of Physics: Conference Series 862. (2017): 1-11. Print.
Kotlarchyk, Michael and George M. Thurston. "Basis for Calculating Cross Sections for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spin-Modulated Polarized Neutron Scattering." Journal of Chemical Physics 145. (2016): 244201. Print.
Kotlarchyk, Michael, et al. "Basis for Calculating Cross Sections for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spin-Modulated Polarized Neutron Scattering." Journal of Chemical Physics 145. (2016): 2442021--2442031. Print.
Kotlarchyk, Michael, et al. "Everybody Counts or Nobody Counts: Moving Toward a More Inclusive Environment for Students, Staff, and Faculty." The Department Chair 27. 2 (2016): 25--26. Print.
Invited Article/Publication
Craig, Paul A., Michael Kotlarchyk, and Sophia Maggelakis. "Everybody Counts or Nobody Counts: Moving Toward a More Inclusive Environment for Students, Staff, and Faculty." The Department Chair. (2016). Print.
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.
Formal Presentation
Kotlarchyk,Michael. “Characterization of Biomimetically-Templated Metallic Nanoparticles.” International Workshop on Dynamic Crossover Phenomena in Water and Other Glass-Forming Liquids. Florence, Italy. 11-13 Nov. 2010. Presentation.