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Graduate Study Recent Theses

Name

MA/MS Date

MA/MS Thesis

Ph.D. Date

Dissertation

Dr. Ramachandhran Balasubramanian

Dec 2010

Finite-Temperature Study of Bose-Fermi Superfluid Mixtures

2014

Rashba Spin-Orbit Coupled Quantum Gases

Dr. Yaxue Dong

2010

A Model for the Neutral H2O Density in the Enceladus Plume

2014

The Water Vapor and Dust Plumes of Enceladus

Dr. Eric Frey

2012

Experimental Free Energy Landscape Reconstruction of DNA Unstacking Using Crooks Fluctuation Theorem

2014

DNA Free Energy Landscapes and RNA Nano-Self-Assembly Using Atomic Force Microscopy

Dr. Jedediah Pixley

Dec 2011

Kondo Destruction and Valence Fluctuations in the Particle Hale Asymmetric Anderson Model

2014

Quantum Criticality, Magnetic Frustration, and Unconventional Superconductivity in Heavy Fermion Metals

Dr. Nicholas P. Schafer

2011

Frustration in the Energy Landscapes of Multidomain Protein Misfolding”. Paper submitted to Journal: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

2014

Folding, Binding, Misfolding and Aggregation with AWSEM

Dr. Aditya Shashi

Dec 2011

Non Universal Prefactors in Correlation Functions of ID Quantum Liquids

2014

Exploring Aspects of Nonequilibrium Physics with Quantum Impurity Problems

Dr. Zorawar Wadiasingh

2011

Cooling Rates for Relativistic Electrons Undergoing Compton Scattering in Strong Magnetic Fields

2014

Resonant Compton Scattering in Highly-Magnetized Pulsars

Dr. Patrick J. Wheeler

2010

Shot Noise Supression at Room Temperature in Atomic-Scale Au Junctions

2014

Quantum Shot Noise Characteristics in Atomic Scale Junctions at Liquid Nitrogen and Room Temperatures Using Novel Measurement Technique

Dr. Apiwat Wisitsorasak

2013

Fluctuating Mobility Generation and Transport in Glasses

2014

Dynamical Heterogeneity of the Glassy State

Dr. Mi Yan

Dec 2011

Numerical Modeling of Collisional Dynamics of Sr in an Optical Dipole Trap

2014

Optical Feshbach Resonances and Coherent Photoassociation in a Strontium BEC

Dr. Shuzhen Ye

Dec 2011

Chaotic Ionization of a Rydberg Atom Subjected to Alternating Kicks

2014

Experimental Study of Potassium and Strontium Rydberg Atoms - Chaotic Ionization, Quantum Optical Phenomena and Multiphoton Excitation

Dr. Chunming Zhu

Dec 2010

Magnetic Helicity Injection and Velocity Characteristics of Rotating Sunspots

2014

Dynamics and Evolution of Solar Eruptive Prominences

Dr. Lindsey Anderson

2010

Quantitative Measurements of Individual Gold Nanoparticle Scattering Cross Sections

2013

Manipulation of Energy Propogation, Redirection, and Dissipation by Tunable Plasmonic Naostructures

Dr. Yang Li



2013

Engineering Application-Specific Plasmonic Nanoparticles: Quantitative Measurements and Precise Characterization

Dr. Xin Liu

2010


2013

Modeling the Plasma Convection in Saturn's Inner Magnetosphere

Dr. Hong Liu

Jan 2010

Numerical Studies of Ultracold Atomic Gases

2013

Searching for FFLO States in Ultracold Polarized Fermi Gases: A Numerical Approach

Dr. Michelle Victoria Prewit Mathis

2010

Operation of the Runn IIB DO Luminosity System and Determination of the Runn IIB Luminosity Constant

2013

Statistical Moments of the Multiplicity Distributions of Identified Particles in Au+Au Collisions

Dr. Daniel McDonald

Dec 2010

Calibration of the STAR Time-of-Flight Detector for Particle Identification

2013

Search for the Rare Decay Bs->mu+mu- at D0

Dr. Eileen Theresa Meyer

2008

The Effects of Intrinsic Spectral Curvature and Flux Limits on the Measured Evolutionry Behavior of Lacertae Objects

Dec 2013

The Blazer Envelope and the Relativistic Jet Dichotomy: Unification of Radio-Loud AGN

Dr. Christopher Olsen

2009

on Flux Maps and Helicon Source Efficiancy in the VASIMR VX-100 Experiment Using a Moving Langmuir Probe Array

2013

Experimental Characterization of Plasma Detachment from Magnetic Nozzles

Dr. Asher Pembroke

Jan 2010

LFM-RCM: Toward a Coupled Description of the Inner and Outer Magnetosphere

2013

A Dynamic Coupled Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Ring Current Model

Dr. Yu Pu

Jan 2010

Effects of Stray Fields on Ionization of Rydberg Atoms near Gold Surfaces

Dec 2013

Ionization of Rydberg Atoms at Patterned Electrode Arrays

Dr. William Rice

Jan 2010


2013

Low-Energy Charge and Spin Dynamics in Quantum Confined Systems

Dr. Kui Bao

Jan 2009

Fano Resonances in Plasmonic Nanoparticle Aggregates

2012

Plasmon Hybridization in Real Metals

Dr. Brent Carey

Apr 2010

Tailoring Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth for Poly (dimethysiloxane)-Infiltrated Nanocomposites

2012

Novel Material Behavior in Carbon Nanotube/Elastomer Composites

Dr. Xuhui Chen

Dec 2010

Time Dependent Simulation of Blazar Mrk 421 Using a Monte Carlo Mulizone Code

2012

Understanding the Nature of Blazers High Energy Emission with Tim Dependent Multi-zone Modeling

Dr. Guy Hilburn

Jan 2010

General Relativistic MHD and Monte Carlo Simulations of the Broadband Spectra of Sagittarius A*

2012

Studies of Low Luminosity Active Galactic Nuclei with Monte Carlo and Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations

Dr. Bei Hu

2010

RCM simulation of the March 23rd 2007 substorm event using the Open GGCM

2012

Modeling the Earth’s Magnetosphere using Magnethoydynamics

Dr. Ivan Knez

2010

Quantum Transport in Inverted InAs/GaSb Composite Quantum Wells

2012

Transport Properties Of Topological Phases In Broken Gap InAs/GaSb Based Quantum Wells

Dr. Oleksandr Kuznetsov

2010

Functionalization of Carbom Nanomaterials for Biomedical & Composite Applications

2012

Functionalization of Nanocarbons for Composite Biomedical and sensor applications

Dr. James (Britt) Lassiter

Jan 2009


2012

Complex Plasmonic Nanostructures: Symmetry Breaking and Coupled Systems

Dr. Chang-chun Lee

Dec 2011

Membrane-Mediated Peptide Conformation Change From alpha-Monomers to beta-Aggregates

2012

Interactions of Amyloid-Forming Peptides with Lipid Bilayer Membranes

Dr. Kaijian Liu

2010

Membrane-Mediated Peptide Conformation Change From alpha-Monomers to beta-Aggregates

2012

Teleseismic Imaging of the Crust and Upper Mantle in the Western United States

Dr. Jorge Zuloaga



Dec 2011

Quantum Plasmonics: A first-principles investigation of metallic nanosructures and their optical properties.

Dr. Daniel Stark

Jan 2010

The Use of a Microelectroporator to Study Poration of Jurkat Cells

Dec 2011

Measuring Dyanamic Membrane Mechanical Properties using a combined Microfabricated Magnetic Force Transducer-Microaspiration System

Dr. Jose Castro

Jan 2010

Sheet Fluorescence and Annular Analysis of Ultracold Neutral Plasmas

2011

Collective effects in Ultracold Neutral Plasmas

Dr. Anton Naumov

Jan 2008

Electric Field Quenching of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Photoluminescence

2011

Advcanced Characterization and optical proerties of single-walled nanotubes and graphene oxide

Dr. Paul Mattione

2007

Kinematic Fitting of Detached Vertices

2011

K*(892) and K+S*(1385)- Photoproduction on the Deuteron

Dr. Yuan Mei



2011

Direct Dark Matter Search with the XENON 100 Experiment

Dr. Hao Lu

Jan 2009

Frictional properties of Vertically Aligned Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube and Fluorinated Nano Diamond film and The Reverse Stick-slip behavior

2011

Electromechanical Investigation of Low Dimensional Nanomaterials for NEMS Applications

Dr. Yean-An Liao



2011

Strongly Interacting Fermi Gases in 3D and 1D

Dr. Ramsey I. Kamar

2006

Measurement of the Interactions in a Paired Zero Temperature 6Li Gas Throughout the BEC-BCS Crossover

2011

Biophysical interactions of the OHC Motor Protein Prestin: A study at the single molecule level

Dr. Yen Sun

Jan 2010

The Bound Staes of Amphipathic Drugs in Lipid Bilayers: Study of Curcumin

2011

Methods of using giant unilamellar vesicles for studying membrane-molecule and membrane-membrane interactions

Dr. Roman Gomez

2007

Characterization of the Xenon-10 Dark Matter Detector with Regard to Electric field and Light Response

2011

Simulation and Optimization of ESA Designs for Space Plasma Missions

Dr. Brendan Wyker

2008

Realization of the Bohr Atom

2011

High Angular Momentum Rydberg Wave Packets

Dr. Yanhua Dai

Jan 2010

Magnetotransport in Zener Tunneling Regime in a High-Mobility Two-Diminsional Hole System

2011

Quantum Transport and Microwave Response in Modulated High-Mobility Two-Dimensional Electron Systems

Dr. Yang Song

2008


Dec 2010

Space Weather Event Modeling of Plasma Injectio Into the Inner Magnetophere with the Rice Convection Model

Dr. Cary Pint

2009

Vertically Aligned Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Growth From Fe-Mo Catalyst; an Experimental and Modeling Approach to Why Deposition Order Matters

Dec 2010

Synthesis, Transfer Printing, Electrical and Optical Properties, and Applications of Materials Composed of Self-Assembled, Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Dr. Daniel Ward

Jan 2008


Dec 2010

Electrical and Optical Characterization of Molecular Nanojunctures

Dr. Yi Chen

Jan 2009


Dec 2010

Centrifugally Driven Radial convection of Plasma in Saturn’s Inner Magnetosphere

Dr. Betty Rostro

2006

Earned MS in MEMS

Dec 2010


Dr. Dennis Dean Neufeld

2007

An Ultra-Compact Retarding Potential Mott Polarimeter

Dec 2010

Interaction of Xenon Rydberg Atoms with Conductive Srufaces: The Effects of Stray Fields

Dr. Jiankui He

Jan 2009


Dec 2010

Spontaneous Emergence of Hierarchy in Biological Systems

Dr. Dennis Mackin

Jan 2008

Multivariate Search for the Lightest Supersymmetric Partner of the Top Quark

Dec 2010

A Search for the Lightest Supersymmetric Partner of the Top Quark at D∅

Dr. Anne Sandmann

2008

3D Simulations of Magnetic Fields in the Solar Atmosphere: Preparing for STEREO Data Analysis

Dec 2010

Magnetic Modeling of the Solar Corona

Dr. Ramkumar Balasubramanian

Jan 2009


2010

Forecasting Geomagnetic Activity Indices Using the Boyle Index Through Artificial Neural Networks

Dr. Yanpeng Wu


Plasmon Hybridization and Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) Study on Non-concentric Nanoshells (paper, non-thesis)

2010

Plasmonic Properties of Metallic Nanostructures with Reduced Symmetry

Dr. Hui Zhan

Jan 2008

Temperature Dependence of Terahertz Emissoin from InMnAs

2010

Applications of Surface Plasmon Polariton in Terahertz Spectral Regime

Dr. Chanjuan Sun

Jan 2008

Magneto-Optical Spectroscopy of (III,Mn)V Ferromagnetic Semiconductors

2010

Magneto-Optical Spectroscopy of Novel Ferromagnetic Materials

Dr. Yenny Natali Martinez de Escobar

2005

Studies of the 5s21S0--5s5p3P1 Transition in Atomic Strontium

2010

Boses-Einstein Condensation of 84Sr

Dr. Daniel Dries

Jan. 2006

Fabrication of a High Resolution Relay Lens for Use in Imaging Ultra-Cold Quantum Gases

2010

Transport Properties of a Bose-Einstein Condensate with Tunable Interactions in the Presence of a Disordered or Single Defect Potential

Dr. Kristjan Stone

Jan. 2008

B-Periodic Oscillations in Microwave Irradiated High Mobility 2D Electron Gases -- non-thesis

2010

Milimeter Wave Transmission Spectroscopy of 2D Electron and Hole Systems

Dr. Errol Summerlin

Jan. 2006

Modeling Accelerated Pick-up Ion Distributions at an Interplanetary Shock

Jan. 2010

Diffusive Acceleration of Particles at Collionless Magnetohydrodynamic Shocks

Dr. Jian Yang

Jan 2009

Interchange Instability in a Rice Convection Model Simulation of the 18 April 2002 Sawtooth Event

Jan. 2010

Inner Magnetospheric Modeling During Geomagnetic Active Times

Dr. Jianhang Zhou

Jan 2007

Construction of a New Detector, and Calibration Strategies, for Start Timing in the STAR Experiment at RHIC

Jan. 2010

Light (Anti-)Nuclei Production in the STAR Experiment at RHOC

Dr. Feng Hao

Jan 2007

Plasmonic Structure of the Metallic Nanosphere/Thin Wire System -- non-thesis

Jan. 2010

Plasmon Hybridization inComplex Metallic Nanostructures

Dr. Tae-Ho Park

2006


Jan. 2010

Plasmonic Properties of Metallic Nanostructures

Dr. Zachary Keane

2006

Magnetoresistance of Atomic-Scale Electromigrated Nickel Nanocontacts -- non thesis

Jan. 2010

Transport Phenomena in Molecular-Scale Devices

Dr. Konstantinos Tsekouras

Jan 2008

Dynamic Evolution of Spin-1 and Spin-2 Dipolar BECs

Jan. 2010

Coupled Simple Exclusion Process Models

Dr. Nolan Harris

2006

Disorder in DNA-Linked Gold Nanoparticle Assemblies

Jan. 2010

Nanoscale Manipulation and Studies of Individual Biomolecules and DAN-Based Nanostructures

Dr. Robert Carver

2005

A Model for Nucleation and Growth of SWNTS via the HiPco Process: A Catalyst Concentration Study(published paper)

Jan. 2010

Shocks and Jets from the Laboratory Environment to the Astrophysical Regime: Transforming AstroBEAR Into an All Purpose MHD Simulation Package

Dr. Nissanka Wickremasinghe

Jan. 2006

Protein Crystals as Scanned Probes for Molecular Recognition Atomic Force Microscopy--published paper

Jan. 2010

Charge Regulation in Lipid Membranes due to Lipid Mobility

Dr. Xi Zhang

Jan. 2008

Molecular Basis for Specificity in Druggable Kinome

Jan. 2009

Specificity in the Druggable Kinome: Molecular Basis and its Applications

Dr. Jianping Chen

Jan. 2008

Protein Wrapping and Protein Hydration

Jan. 2009

Molecular Basis of Gene Dosage Sensitivity

Dr. Enrique Munoz

Jan. 2007

Quasispecies Theory for Multiple-Peal Fitness Landscapes

Jan. 2009

Statistical Mechanics of Quasispecies Theories of Molecular Evolution

Dr. Nolan Nicholas

Jan. 2007

Templated Growth of Graphene: A Novel Method of Efficient Graphene Synthesis

Jan. 2009

On the Fabrication and Utilization of Vertically Aligned Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Structure

Dr. Fei Le

Jan. 2006

Plasmon Hybridization in Metallic Nano-Particles Near Conducting Films

Jan. 2009

Plasmonic Properties of Nanoparticle-Film Systems and Periodic Nanoparticle Arrays

Dr. Aaron Coyner

2005

Temporal and spatial Relationships Between Ultraviolet amd Hard X-Ray Emission in Solar Flares

Jan. 2009

Multi-wavelength Analysis of Solar Transient Phenomena

Dr. Jonah Shaver

N/A

N/A

Jan. 2009

High Field Magneto-optical Spectroscopy of Semiconducting Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes

Dr. Wangchen Wang

2006

Interactions of Highly Charged Cationic Peptides and Large Anions with Lipid Bilayers

Jan. 2009

Structural Study on Lipid Membrane by X-ray Anomalous Diffraction

Dr. Rui Liu

Jan. 2007

Hard X-Ray Production in a Failed Filament Eruption -- non-thesis

Jan. 2009

Dynamics of Solar Eruptive Filaments

Dr. Xin Tao

N/A

N/A

2009

Hamiltonian Theory and Stochastic Simulation Methods for Radiation Belt Dynamics

Dr. Zhuoquan Yuan

N/A

N/A

2009

Quantum Transport in Spatially Modulated Two-Dimensional Electron and Holesystem

Dr. Shou Qian

Jan. 2009

Structure of the Alamethicin Pore Reconstructed by X-ray Diffraction

2009

Structure and Mechanism of Peptide-Induced Membrane Pores

Dr. Gary Kilper

Jan. 2007

Observational Analysis of the Compositional Variation in Solar Filaments

2009

Mass Composition and Dynamics in Quiet Sun Prominences

Dr. Yi Yang

N/A

N/A

2009

Probing Lipid Membrane Electrostatics

Dr. Han Wu

N/A

N/A

2009

Rice Convection Model Simulations of the Centrifugal Interchange Instability in the Magnetospheres of Jupiter and Saturn

Dr. Jeffrey Mestayer

Jan. 2007

Engineering Very-High-n Polarized Rydberg States and Behavior at High Schaled Frequencies

2009

Rydberg Atom Wavepacket Dynamics in One and Two-Dimensions

Dr. Paul Ontiveros

2006

A Flexible Approach to Modeling the Storm-Time Region 2 and Magnetopause Currents

2009

Synthetic Magnetogram Calculations from Magnetosphere-Ionsphere Coupling Models

Dr. Hao Yang

Jan. 2006

Measuring the Magnetic Field on the Classical T Tauri Star TW Hydrae

2009

The Magnetic Fields of Young Stars

Dr. Seiji Yamamoto

N/A

N/A

2009

Magnetism and Fermi Surface in Heavy Fermion Metals

Dr. Deirdre Wendel

Jan. 2006

Current Structure and Motion of a Northward IMF X-Line

2009

Topology and Convection of a Northward Interplanetary Magnetic Field Reconnection Event

Dr. Xiangfeng Wang

Jan. 2006

Development of a Coherent THz Magneto-Spectroscopy System

2009

Time-Domain Terahertz Magneto-Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

Dr. Hao Zhou

Jan. 2006

Sculpting the Immunological Response to Dengue Fever by Polytopic Vaccination--published paper

Jan. 2008

Stochastic Simulation for Viral Diseases: Dengue and Avian Influenza

Dr. Gregory Pawloski

2004

Testing of the Muon Port Card and Related Electronics for the CMS Encap Muon Trigger System

Jan. 2008

The Study of WY Production at DO: Anomalous Coupling Limits and the Radiation Amplitude Zero

Dr. Sungbae Lee

Jan. 2005

Quantum Coherence and Time-Dependent Conductance Fluctuations in Ferromagnetic Nanowires

Jan. 2008

Electron Transport in Ferromagnetic Nanostructures

Dr. Sampad Laha

2005

Kinetic Energy Oscillations in Annular Regions of Ultracold Neutral Plasma

Jan. 2008

Ion Dynamics in Strongly Coupled Plasmas

Dr. Clayton Simien

Jan. 2005

422 nm Laser

Jan. 2008

Early Time Ion Dynamics and Progress Towards Laser Cooling in an Ultracold Neutral Plasma

Dr. Colleen Nehl

Jan. 2005

Scattering Spectra of Single Gold Nanoshell

Jan. 2008

Single Nanoparticle Spectroscopy: Plasmonic Properties and Biosensing Applications

Dr. Harold White

N/A

N/A

2008

Analysis of Low Frequency Whistler Wave Occurences in the Nightside Venus Ionsphere

Dr. Antoun Daou

2005

Nonthermal Hard X-Ray Flux Saturation in Solar Flares

2008

Observational and Theoretical Interpretation of Energetic Particle Transport in Solar Flares

Dr. Xiaoyan Xing

Jan. 2007

Criterion for Interchange Instability in Plasma Connected to a Conducting Ionosphere

2008

Criterion for Interchange Instability in the Plasma Sheet

Dr. Daniel Brandl

2005

Plasma Hybridization in Nanoshell Dimers

2008

Plasmon Hybridization in Generalized Metallic Nanostructures

Dr. Sarah Nagel

2004

A Narrow Linewidth Diode Laser System for Strontium Laser Cooling Applications

2008

Ultracold Collisions in Atomic Stontium

Dr. Yi Liu

2005

Dynamics of Rydberg Electron Transfer to CH3CN: Velocity Dependent Studies

2008

Study of Dipole-Bound Negative Ions: Formation Dynamics and Collisional Properties

Dr. Zhongqing Ji

2008

Study of the Radio Frequency Single Electron Transistor: Principles and Applications

2008

Towards the Quantum Limit: A Single Electron Transistor Analysis

Dr. Hua Fan

N/A

N/A

2008

Wet-spinning of Neat Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Fiber from 100+% H2SO4

Dr. Hardin Dunham

2005

Ionization of Xe(nf) Ryberg Atoms at a Conducting Surface

2008

Angular Dependence of Xenon Rydberg Atom Ionization at Conducting and Semiconducting Surfaces

Dr. Michael Cooke

Jan. 2005

Operation and Efficiency of the D0 Central Track Trigger

2008

WW Production Cross Section Measurement and Limits on Anomalous Trilinear Guage Coupling

Dr. Mark Junker

Jan. 2005

Photoassociation in a Quantum Degenerate Gas of Li

2008

Single Photon Photoassociation in a Li BEC Near a Feshbach Resonance

Dr. Aaron Trionfi


2004

Measuring Electronic Coherence in Metals: Comparing Weak Localization and Time-Dependent Conductive Fluctuations

Jan. 2007

Electron Phase Coherence in Mesoscopic Normal Metal Wire

Dr. Behrang Hamadani


2004

Eletron Charge INjection in Organic Thin Film Transistors

Jan. 2007

Electronic CHarge INjection and Transport in Organic Field-Effect Transistors

Dr. Yue Fei


N/A

N/A

Jan. 2007

Simulation of Radiation Belt Electron Diffusion

Dr. Sasa Zaric


N/A

N/A

May 2007

Optical Spectroscopy of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in High Magnetic Fields

Dr. Felicia Tam

Jan. 2005

Geometrical Parameters Controlling Sensitivity of Nanoshell Plasmon Resonances to Changes in Dielectric Environment

2007

Optimization of the Nanoshell Geometry for Plasmon Enhanced Flourescence

Dr. Wei Zhao

Jan. 2005

The Kicked Atom: Characterization of Quasi-One-Dimensional Rydberg Atoms and Their Nonlinear Dynamics

2007

Engineering Atomic Wavepackets in Very-High-n Rydberg Atoms

Dr. Bin Yu


N/A

N/A

2007

Simulation of Dynamics of Radiation Belt Electrons during Geomagnetic Storms Driven by High Speed Solar Wind Streams

Dr. Madhu Thalakulam

2004

Double Quantum Dot Coupled to a Radio-Frequency Single Electron Transistor: Quantum Measurement and Back Action

2007

Development and Study of Charge Sensors for Fast Charge Detection in Quantum Dots

Dr. Priya Gupta


N/A

N/A

2007

Expansion and Electron Temperature Evolution in an Ultracold Neutral Plasma

Dr. Marcos Huerta

2004

Forbidden Line Emission in the Classical T Tauri Spectroscopic Binaries DQ Tau and UZ Tau-E Monitored over an Orbital Period

2007

A Search for Low Mass Companions and a New Determination of Effective Temperatures for T-Tauri Stars

Dr. Guthrie Partridge

2004

An Improved System for Creating Ultracold Fermi Gasses of 6Li

2007

Paring of Fermionic 6Li Throughout the BEC-BCS Crossover

Dr. Daniel Kocevski


2003

The Connection Between Spectral Evolution and GRB Lag

Jan. 2006

The Investigation of Instrinsic Spectral and Temporal Properties of Gamma-ray Bursts

Dr. Lam Yu


2004

Zero-bias anomalies in electrochemically fabricated nanojunctures--paper published in Applied Physics Letter

Jan. 2006

Transport in Signle Molecule Transistors

Dr. Bin Gong


2003

Observations of Ultra-Low Frequency Waves in the Martian Magnetosheath and Magnetic Pileup Region--paper submitted to the Journal of Geophysical Research

Jan. 2006

Low Frequency Plasma Waves at Mars

Dr. Jared Espley


2004

Observations of Ultra-Low Frequency Waves in the Martian Magnetosheath and Magnetic Pileup Region--paper submitted to the Journal of Geophysical Research

Jan. 2006

Low Frequency Plasma Waves at Mars

Dr. Ionut Prodan

2001

Experimental Studies of the NaK3II and 1 States

Jan. 2006

Hybrid Density Function Studies of Bulk Actinide Oxides

Dr. Myung Jong Kim


N/A

N/A

2006

Continued Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes from Open-Ended SWNT Substrates

Dr. Diane Larrabee


2004

N/A

2006

Spectroscopy of Narrow Gap III-V Semiconductor Quantum Wells

Dr. Fred Kontur

2000

Surface Studies Using Spin-Polarized Ion Neutralization Spectroscopy

2006

The Dynamics of Spin-Polarized He+ Ion Neutralization at Clean Metal Surfaces and Van Der Waals Solids

Dr. Andrew Askew

2001

A Comparison of Multivariate Data Analysis Techniques as Applied to the Identification of Electrons and Taus

Jan. 2005

Measurements of the WY->uvy Cross Section, Limits on Anomalous Trilinear Vector Boson Couplings, and the Radiation Aplitude Zero in pp Collisions

Dr. Menalaos Sarantos

2000

An Open Magnetosphere Model for Mercury

2005

Ion Trajectories in Mercury s Magnetoshpere

Dr. Colby Lemon

2003

Computing Magnetospheric Force Equalibria Using MHD

2005

Simulating the Driven Magnetosphere

Dr. Chris Oubre

2003

Interaction of Xenon Rydberg Atoms Near a Metallic Surface in an Electric Field

2005

Finite-Difference Time-Domain Studties of the Optical Properties of Metallodielectric Nanostructures

Dr. Lai Ding

2002

Studies of the Outer Membrane of Gram-negative Bacteria

2005

New Approaches for Investigating Membrane Problems. A Study by Oriented Circular Dichroism and X-Ray, Neutron Diffraction

Dr. Kaan Ozturk


N/A

N/A

2005

Bifurcation of Drift Shells near the Dayside Magnetopause

Dr. Jun Sun

2002

Psuedo-Gap and Magnetic Metal of Disordered Interacting Electrons in 2D

Jan. 2004

Impurity Effects in Interacting Quantum Many-Body Systems

Dr. Lijun Zhu

2003

Universally Diverging Gruneisen Parameter Close to Quantum Parameter and Magnetocaloric Effect Close to Quantum Critical Points--paper submitted to Physical Review Letters

Jan. 2004

Quantum Phase Transitions in Strongly Correlated Metals

Dr. Shou Ji

2003

Double-Adiabatic-MHD theory for motion of a thin magnetic Filament and Possible Implications for Bursty Bulk Flows

2004

Double-Adiabatic-MHD Theory of a Thin Filament in the Geotail and Possible Applications to Bursty Bulk Flows and Substorms

Dr. Takao Doi

N/A

N/A

2004

Internal Velocities in the Orion Nebula

Dr. Josef Koller

N/A

N/A

2004

Vortices in the Co-Orbital Region of Embedded Proto Planets

Dr. Jennifer Steele

N/A

N/A

2004

Plasmonics of Nanostructures in Planar Geometries

Dr. Leonard E. Suess

2002

Novel Permanent-Magnet Penning Trap for Studies of Dipole-Bound Negative Ions

2004

Comparative Studies of Negative Ion Formation in Rydberg Atom Collisions With Attaching and Polar Targets

Dr. Lars M. Ericson

2001

Strength Characterization of Suspended Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Ropes.

2004

Macroscopic Neat Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Fibers

Dr. Joseph Jackson

2000

Metal Nanoshell Fabrication and Application to Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering

2004

Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering with Metal Nanoshells

Dr. Kevin E. Strecker

2002

Sympathetic Cooling of a Bose/Fermi Mixture of Lithium to Quantum Degeneracy

2004

Tunable Interaction in Quantum Degenerate Lithium

Lijun Zhu

2003

Universally Diverging Gruneisen Parameter Close to QuantumParameter and Magnetocaloric Effect Close to Quantum CriticalPoints--paper sumitted to Physical Review Letters

2004

Quantum Phase Transitions in Strongly Correlated Metals

Jennifer Steele



2004

Plasmonics of Nanostructures in Planar Geometries

Josef Koller


Stochastic Heating of Small Dust Particles

2004

Vortices in the Co-Orbital Region of Embedded Proto Planets

Takao Doi



2004

Internal Velocities in the Orion Nebula

Dr. Shuo Ji



2004

Double-Adiabatic-MHD Theory of a Thin Filament in the Geotail and Possible Applications to Bursty Bulk Flows and Substorms

Dr. David R. Streutker

2001

A Remote Sensing Study of the Urban Heat Island of Houston, Texas.

2003

A Study of the Urban Heat Island of Houston, Texas

Dr. Katherine Keilty

2000

Modeling of Laser-Generated Radiative Blast Waves

2003

Modeling of Laser-Generated Radiative Blast Waves, With Applications to Late-Term Supernova Remnants

Dr. Vance Henize

2000

Comparing magnetic field models to magnetospheric cusp positions observed by the Polar MFE instrument

2003

High Latitude Electron Density Observations from the IMAGE Radio Plasma Imager

Dr. Yue Chen

2001

On The Role of Charge Exchange in the Formation of the Martian Magnetic Pileup Boundary.

2003

Effects of the Charge Exchange of Solar Wind with the Martian Exosphere

Dr. Brent A. Buckalew

2001

The Starburst-Interstellar Medium Interaction in NGC 1569 I.Location and Nature of He ii Sources Using Hubble Space Telescope WFPC2Imagery.

2003

Comparison of Clusters With and Without Detectable Wolf-RayetStars in Starburst Galaxies Using Optical, Near-Infrared Imagery andSpectroscopy

Dr. Thomas Weiss


N/A

N/A

2003

Effects of Membrane Inclusions on Lipid Bilayer Structure and Dynamics Studied with Elastic and Inelastic X-Ray Scattering

Dr. Wei Lu

2000

Electrical Transport in a Single-Electron Transistor Coupled to a Tunable Environment

2003

Single-Electron Transistor: Effects of the Environment and Detecting Electron Motion in Real Time

Dr. Angela Bellavance

2000

KTeV E799II search for the lepton-flavor-number violating decay KL > o e

2003

Search for the Lepton-Flavor-Number Violating Decay KL > ° ± em in the Full E799II KteV Data Set

Dr. Christopher L. Stokely

1998

Design, construction, and commissioning of the Time-of-Flight Detector for BNL-AGS Experiment 896

2003

The Study of the Perturbation of Rydberg Atoms by Half Cycle Pulses and by Surfaces

Dr. Emil Prodan


N/A

Resonant States: Three Theoretical Results

2003

Theoretical Investigations of the Electronic Structure and Optical Properties of Metallic Nanoshells

Dr. Stephen Naehr

2000

Modeling the Dynamics of Outer Radiation Belt Electrons

2002

Quantitative Modeling of Time-Dependent Phenomena in the Magnetospheric Magnetic Field

Dr. Timothy Glover


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N/A

2002

Measurement of Plasma Parameters in the Exhaust of a Megnetoplasma Rocket by Gridded Energy Analyzer and Emissive Langmuir Probe

Dr. Juanjuan Mao


Apr. 2001

Interaction Between Hydrogen and Vacancies in Metal

2002

Thermodynamics of Hydrogen and Vacancies in Metals

Dr. Michael Casavant

2000

Assemblies of Magnetically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes

2002

Neat Macroscopic Membranes of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes

Dr. James C. Lancaster

1998

A Low-energy, Electron-spin-polarized He+ Ion Source for Use in Surface Studies

2002

Investigating the Dynamics of Ion-Surface Interactions Using Electron-Spin-Polarized He+ Ions

Dr. Kristofer Kainz

1998

Design Construction and Commissioning of the Exit Charge Detector for BNL-AGS Experiment 896

2002

Neutral Strange Particle Spectra With Direct Daughter Particle Identification in 11.6A GeV/c Au+Au Collisions

Dr. Jie Zhang

1995

Production, Properties and Purfication of Carbon Nanotubes

2002

Pure and Binary Associating Fluids Near Active Surfaces

Dr. Andrew Urquhart


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N/A

2001

Solar Wind Control of the Open Magnetosphere: Comparison of GGS/Polar Images and Theory.

Dr. Wayne Keith

Apr. 2000

Development of an Ion/Electron Plasma Spectrometer

2001

Theory and Measurements of the Cusp/Magnetopause Current Layer.

Dr. Trevor Garner


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N/A

2001

A Case Study of the June 4-5, 1991 Magnetic Storm Using the Rice Convection Model.

Dr. Mark Mulrooney


N/A

N/A

2001

A 3.0 Meter Liquid Mirror Telescope.

Dr. J. Lleweilun J. Smith

1999

Non-Fermi Liquids in the Extended Hubbard Model

2001

Non-fermi Liquids in Strongly Correlated Electron Systems.

Dr. John Wolfgang

2000

Inelastic Ion Scattering from Semiconductor Surfaces

2001

Hot Electron Dynamics and Impurity Scattering on Gold Nanoshell Surfaces.

Dr. Lin Yang

1998

Neutron Off-plane Scattering of Aligned Membranes

2001

Cooperative Phenomena of Antimicrobial Peptides in Membranes: A study by Neutron and X-ray Diffraction.

Dr. Priya Parthasarathy

1997

Decay Energetics and Lifetime Measurements of Tansient Negative Ions Using Rydberg Atoms.

2001

Use of Rydberg Atoms as a Microscale Laboratory to Probe Low Energy Electron-Molecule Interactions.

Dr. Robert L. Merrill

1998

Absolute Differential and Integral Cross Sections for Charge Transfer of State-selected keV O+ with O2

2001

Andreev Reflection and Spin Injection into d-wave, p-wave, and s-wave Superconductors.

Dr. Jordan M. Gerton

1998

Laserless Slow Atom Source for Loading Atom Traps

2001

Molecular Spectroscopy of Bose-Einstein Condensates With Attractive Interactions.

Dr. Ian McAlexander


1995

Precised determination of the 2P radiative atomic lifetime of lithium using photo-associative spectroscopy

2001

Collisional Interations in an Ultracold Lithium Gas.

Mr. Dechun Lin


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N/A

2000

X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Emissions from 2000-Jan Galactic Black Hole Candidates: Observations and Analysis

Dr. Parviz Ghavamian


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N/A

2000

Optical Spectroscopy and Numerical Modeling of Nonradiative Shocks in Young Supernova Remnants

Dr. Greg Hale

1997

Triplet Exciton Dynamics in Conjugated Polymer Films.

2000

Impeded Photo-Oxidation of Conducting Polymer Films Using Metal Nanoshells

Dr. Simon J. Taylor

1996

Scintillation Detector Development for the Solenoidal Trackerat RHIC (STAR) and the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLASS).

2000

Radiative Decays of Low-Lying Excited-State Hyperons

Dr. Pavel Nikolaev

1996

Catalytic growth of single-walled nanotubes by laser vaporization

2000

Gas Phase Production of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes

Dr. Thad Harroun

1997

Membrane Mediated Peptide Interaction: Gramicidin In-plane Distribution by X-ray Scattering.

2000

Hydrophobic Matching and Membrane Mediated Interactions in Lipid Bilayers

Dr. Carla Finch

1996

Electron Attachment Standards Using Rydberg Atoms

2000

Dissociative and Non-dissociative Electron Attachment Processes Studied Using Rydberg Atom Techniques

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