Fall 2016 (Joint Meeting with the Four Corners Section)
Tyler Dodge, Colorado State University
Towards using Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy to investigate Spin-Lattice Couplings in Magnetic Materials
Evan Wyatt, Austin College
Synthesis and Characterization of Gold Thin Films
JC Canright, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Luminosity Curve Calculations and Applications in Radiation Hydrodynamics Codes
Joseph Hall, Brigham Young University
Beam target chamber for studying screening potentials in fusion
Ryder Fox, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Behind the Rapid Intensification of Hurricane Patricia, the strongest Recorded Hurricane in History
Tyler Bahr, Brigham Young University
Parameter Reduction of the Hodgkin-Huxley model of Action Potential Propagation
Kerrie Dochen, University of Colorado at Boulder
Diamond Muon Monitors for DUNE
Thomas Horning & Jamie Principato, Community College of Aurora &
Arapahoe Community College
Prototyping of a Durable and Inexpensive RICH Detector
Y.W. Pershad, Arizona State University
HemaDrop: A Technology to Determine Accurate Blood Composition via Homogeneous Thin Solid Films from Microliter Drops of Blood
Tyler Averett, Brigham Young University
Algebraic search for cooperative tilt patterns in networks of interconnected polyhedra
Alexander Souvall, Utah State University
Space Environment Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Seed Germination and Growth
Jose Martinez, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Automatic Studies of Continuing Current in Lightning Flashes
Syeed Ahmed, University of Texas at El Paso
Imaging the Drosophilia Brain with Two-Photon Fluorescences
Mahesh Koirala, University of Texas at El Paso
EPR Study of Superparamagnetism in Mn3O4 Nanoparticle Ensembles
Chandramouli Nyshadham, Brigham Young University
Discovering Materials using Machine Learning
Joshua Sadar, Arizona State University
Bottom-up preparation of nanopore array with self-aligned nanogap electrodes for single biomolecule characterization
Jonathan Gilbert, Colorado State University
Novel Cooling of Ultracold Atoms using Spatially Selective Optical Pumping
Christopher Hilgenberg, Colorado State University
Cosmic Ray Tagger for the Short-Baseline Neutrino Program
Carlos Diaz, University of Texas at El Paso
Density Functional Study on a Light-harvesting Carotenoid-porphryn-C60 Molecular Triad in Explicit Solvent
You Zhou, University of Arizona
Search for Pair production in trilepton of vector-like quarks that decay to a Z boson and a third-generation quark in trilepton final states in pp collisions with the ATLAS detector
Elizabeth Carlisle, Abilene Christian University
[J4.00005] Image stacking through a geometrical phase retrieval algorithm for JWST (Oral)
Elizabeth Carlisle, Scott Acton
Ruy Ibanez, University of Texas at Austin
[E4.00001] Observation of the Stratorotational Instability in Flow between Rotating Concentric Cylinders (Oral)
Ruy Ibanez, Bruce Rodenborn, Harry Swinney
Randy White, Texas A&M University
[H4.00001] Sensitivity to New Physics with the gDelayed + MET Final State (Oral)
Aditya Konduri, Texas A&M University
[B3.00005] Asynchrony-tolerant finite difference method for partial differential equations at extreme scales (Oral)
Aditya Konduri, Diego Donzis
Cedric Mayfield, University of Texas at Arlington
[H5.00011] Determining the Stability Zone for Single Phase Synthesis of Fe doped Bismuth Titanate Water-Splitting Photocatalysts (Oral)
Cedric Mayfield, Muhammad Huda
Brett Salmon, Texas A&M University
[E4.00009] The Star-Formation Rate and Stellar Mass Relation of Distant Galaxies (Oral)
Leonardo A. Bello Puentes, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University
[C2.00008] Automation of alumina nanopore fabrication by anodization (Oral)
Leonardo A. Bello Puentes, Igor V. Roshschin, Pavel Lapa
Vicente Estrada-Carpenter, Southwestern University
[D1.00009] Examining XMM Observations in the Galactic Bulge Survey Region (Poster)
Harisankar Namasivayam, University of Texas at Dallas
[B5.00009] Search for a new dark matter boson in the ATLAS detector (Oral)
Kunal Tiwari, Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington
[D1.00035] Role of apparent spatial periodicity of metal film and ac electric field on the surface plasmon resonance and interference effects in nematic liquid-crystals (Poster)
Kunal Tiwari, Blake Barnett, Suresh Sharma
Blake McCracken, Angelo State University
[B9-7] Characterization of Energetic Properties of Porous Silicon.
Hayden Morgan, Texas Christian University
[L4-10] Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy of Barnett Shale Core Samples.
Hayden Morgan, Milton Enderlin, C.A. Quarles
Jia Lerd Ng, Texas A&M University
[B3-5] The effects of bariatric surgeries on type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Jia Lerd Ng, Roberto Ortiz, Tyler Hughes, Michel Abou Ghantous, Othmane Bouhali, Abdelilah Arredouani, Roland Allen
Adam Simpson, Abilene Christian University
[B8-8] Using phonon imaging to measure elastic constants incrystals of low symmetry.
Adam Simpson, Elizabeth Carlisle, Tim Head
David To, Angelo State University
[E9-16] Measurement of the Top Quark Pair Production Cross Section using Muon+jets Data at CDF.
David To, Rachel Bernick, Wesley Ketchum, Young-Kee Kim
Luis Basurto, University of Texas-El Paso
[E1-4] DFT Studies on Charge Transfer States of a Multi-chromophoric Organic Heptad Antenna.
Mehmet Umut Caglar, Texas Tech University
[B3-7] Efficient Stochastic Model Simulation by Using Zassenhaus Formula Approximation and Kronecker Product Analysis.
Mehmet Umut Caglar, Ranadip Pal
Joseph Coleman, University of Texas-Dallas
[E9-24] Resonant Circuit Simulation and Development for LIGOLasers.
Daniel Dominguez, Texas Tech University
[E9-9] Exploring the Quantum Limit for Surface Plasmon Polaritons.
Daniel Dominguez, Luis Grave de Peralta
Mkhitar Hobosyan, University of Texas-Brownsville.
[B9-20] Self-Assembled Nano-energetic Gas Generators based on Bi2O3.
Mkhitar Hobosyan, Tyler Trevino, Karen Martirosyan
Pankaj Kumar, Texas Christian University
[B5.3] Dynamics and stability of one-dimensional plasma with periodic boundary.
Pankaj Kumar, Bruce Miller
Liming Qiu, Texas Tech University
[B9.26] Multiscale Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Beta-Amyloid Interactions with Neurons.
Liming Qiu, Mark Vaughn, Kelvin Cheng
Clement Sofka, Texas A&M University
[B4-4] Low Mass WIMP Search Using High Pressure Xenon Gas.
Kunal Tiwari, University of Texas-Arlington
[E5-8] Surface plasmon excitations at well-defined and not-so-well-defined interfaces.
Kunal Tiwari, Ankit Singh, Suresh Sharma
Jung Woo, Texas A&M University
[B1-4] Energy Efficient Tunnel Transistors Using Dielectric-Gated Band Engineered Tunnel Junctions.
Jung Woo, Iman Rezanejad, Rusty Harris
Dawn Lipscomb, UT-San Antonio
[H1-15] Determining favorable Binding Configurations of the Anti-Cancer Drug Ellipticine to the KV11.1 Potassium Channel V-VI Transmembrane Domain Through Autodock Simulations.
Dawn Lipscomb, Saverio Gentile, Lorenzo Brancaleon
Christopher Benson, Texas A&M
[N8-3] Structured Cable for High-current Coils of Tokamaks.
Christopher Benson, Peter McIntyre, Akhdiyor Sattarov, Thomas Mann
Mauricio Flores, UT Brownsville
[F6-2] The Effect of white non-stationary Data on drifting Signal Detection.
Mauricio Flores, Alexander Stroeer, Matthew Benacquista
Kunal Tiwari, UT Arlington
[H1-36] Evidence for evanescent waves at interfaces in a high-index prism/liquid-crystal-Au-NPs/glass/air structure and effects of relative concentration of fold nanoparticles, wavelength, polarization, and incident angle of the laser beam.
Kunal iwari, Ankit Singh, Suresh Sharma
Andrew Liao, Texas A&M
[N7-4] In Vitro Microtubule and Motor Protein Motion on Glass.
A.L. Liao, A. Sikora, D. Oliveira, K. Kim, M. Umetsu, T. Adschiri, W. Hwang, W. Teizer.
Denis Myasishchev, Texas Tech
[F5-3] Thermal Conductivity and Specific Heat of Ni nanowires.
Denis Myasishechev, Nenad Stojanovic, Tryo Mils, Jordan Berg, Mark Holtz.
Andrea Katz, Trinity University
[SM2.008] Distribution of Carbon and Sulfur in the Crab Nebula
Andrea Katz, Gordon MacAlpine
Anthony Sigillito, University of Dallas
[SM5.009] The Design and Fabrication of Bismuth Hall Effect Biosensors
Anthony Sgillito, Martin Rudolph, Vicki Soghomonian, J.J. Heremans
John Calvin Martinez, TAMU Kingsville
[SM4.006] New Trigger Logic for the STAR Forward Meson Spectrometer
John Calvin Martinez
Christopher Benson, UTSA
[FM4.005] Capacitive Stress Transducers in High-Field Superconducting Magnets
Christopher Benson, Peter McIntyre, Al McInturff, Andrew Jaisle, Trey Holik
Kaleb Gilbert, Angelo State University
[FA1.010] Spectroscopic Ellipsometry of Gadolinium Gallium Oxide thin films
Kaleb Gilbert, Kunal Bhatnagar, Steve Jackson, Ravindranath Droopad, Wilhelmus Geerts, Toni Sauncy
Zachary Hernandez, St Marys University
[FP1.075] Exploration of Traveling Waves in High Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Frank Ceballos, UT Brownsville
[FP1.016] Preliminary Results For the Distribution of Observable Pulsars Within the Galaxy
Frank Ceballos, Matthew Benacquista
Kathleen Mandt, Southwest Research Institute
[FM2.005] Time-history of the isotopic ratios in Titan's atmosphere
Kathleen Mandt, Hunter Waite, Jared Bell, Brian Magee,
Nan-Hsin Yu, Baylor University
[SM5.006] Surface Reconstruction of TiO2} (001) Studied by STM and LEED
Nan-Hsin Yu, K.T. Park, Z. Liao, G. Li, X. He, J. Teng, J. Zhang, E.W. Plummer
Eddie Holik, TAMU College Station
[FM4.002] Construction of TAMU3: A 14 Tesla Nb3Sn Model Dipole
Eddie Holik, Raymond Blackburn, Nick Diaczenko, Tim Elliott, Andrew Jaisle, Alfred McInturff, Peter McIntyre, Dior Sattarov
Brent Randol, UTSA, SWRI
[FM2.007] Density correlations between solar wind and pick-up ions with New Horizons/SWAP near 11 AU
Brent Randol, David McComas
Amanda Gregory, Texas State University
[SM5.002] Magneto-Plastic Properties of Ion Beam Sputtered Thin Films on Nitinol Sheet Metal
Amanda Gregory, Wilhelmus J. Geerts, Anup Bandyopadhyay
Nathaniel Pogue, TAMU College Station
[FM4.003] Scientific analysis of materials and designs to increase reliability and performance of RF Superconductivity Cavities
Nathaniel Pogue , Peter McIntyre, Akhdiyor Sattarov, Charles Reece
Venkata Kummari, UNT
[FP1.069] Experimental Verification of Moseley's Law and the Measurement of Environmental, Pollution, and Biological Samples using X-Ray Fluorescence analysis
Venkata Kummari, Sahil Naik, Ritish Patnaik, Jerome Duggan, Bibhudutta Rout
Sreerenjini Chandra, UTSA
[FP1.010] Analyses of the Ultraviolet Spectra of Er3+ in Er2O3 and Er3+ in Y2O3
Sreerenjini Chandra, John B. Gruber, Gary W. Burdick, Dhiraj K. Sardar
Ryan Hall, UT Austin
[D1.00019] Characterization of Electronics and Software in QUARTIC Detectors for High-Energy Physics
Matthew James, Angelo State University
[G1.00002] Temperature dependence of the internal piezoelectric field in a single InGaAs strained quantum well
Matthew James, Toni Sauncy
T. Jones, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
[B2.00007] Altering Beamline Components to Reduce the Cost of Prostate Cancer Treatment
T. Jones, A. Geibler, R. Zhang, W. D. Newhauser
Andrea Katz, Trinity University
[B4.00003] Investigation of Carbon Abundance in the Crab Nebula
Andrea Katz, Timothy Satterfield, Gordon MacAlpine
Travis Neeley, Sam Houston State University
[C1.00006] Zr Doping Effects on LiFePO_4 Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Travis Neeley, Jacob Hill, Julio Sanchez-Berlanga, Gan Liang, Hui Fang
Thomas Remmert, Texas State University – San Marcos
[B4.00009] Analyzing broadband electromagnetic pulses to geo-locate lightning
Robert Bruntz, UT Arlington
[G2.00004] Simulating the viscous interaction under a variety of solar wind conditions, with some comparisons to satellite data
Robert Bruntz, Ramon Lopez, Micah Weberg, John Lyon, Michael Wiltberger
Rajarshi Chakraborty, UT Arlington
[D1.00023] Chemical vapor deposition of nanodiamonds and study of their structural, optical, and electronic properties
Rajarshi Chakraborty, Kyle La Roque, Suresh Sharma
Martin Codrington, Texas A&M University
[G4.00005] Gamma-Jet Measurements in Au+Au Collisions with the Solenoidal Tracker At RHIC (STAR)
Wenlong Yang, Texas A&M University
[G3.00005] Optical precursor in Rb Vapor
Wenlong Yang, Alexei Sokolov
Xiang Zheng, Texas A&M University
[C1.00012] NMR Studies of Sn clathrates
Xiang Zheng, Sergio Rodriguez, Joseph H. Ross, Jr.
Kunal Bhatnagar, Angelo State University
[B2.00002] Interfacial Barrier Height by Internal Photoemission for Metal/Oxide/Semiconductor Structure
Kunal Bhatnagar, Nhan Nguyen
Amanda Gregory, Texas State University – San Marcos
[D1.00017] The Effect of Plastic deformation on the Magnetic Properties of thin Iron and Permalloy Films
Amanda Gregory, Kyle Smith, Clayton Moore, Anup Bandyopadhyay, Dan Palmer, Wim Geerts, Martin Sablik
James Matthews, Angelo State University
[C2.00006] Characterization and Design of Two-Axis Bi-Directional Microstages
James Matthews, Tim Dallas, Ganapathy Sivakumar
Allison McMahon, Angelo State University
[H3.00004] Construction of a cost effective optical tweezers for manipulation of birefringent materials using circularly polarized light
Allison McMahon, Toni Sauncy
Henry Schreiner, III, Angelo State University
[J3.00002] Electronic Structure Calculations of NiTi Based Ternary Systems
Henry Schreiner, III, Jung-Hwan Song, Nicholas Hatcher, Arthur J. Freeman
Sarvagya Sharma, Abilene Christian University
[B3] Track Reconstruction for the NIFFTE TPC
Alexander White, Abilene Christian University
[E5.00007] Introduction to NIFFTE and its Data Acquisition System
Paul Bruillard, Texas A&M University
[B3.00005] On the Connection Between Chiral Gravity and String Theory
Paul Bruillard, Melanie Becker
Sean Downes, Texas A&M University
[B3.00002] Chiral Supergravity in Three Dimensions
Sean Downes, Melanie Becker, Ergin Sezgin
Eddie Holik III, Texas A&M University
[J4.00002] A New Design and Model for Plasma Spraying with an Inductively Coupled RF Plasma Torch
Eddie Holik III, Peter McIntyre, Akhdiyor Sattarov
Manuel Ramos, UT El Paso
[J5.00008] Computational modeling on molybdenum sulfide grain boundary interfaces
Sergio Rodriguez, Texas A&M University
[B4.00006] Calculation of NMR lineshapes for Ba-Al-Ge clathrates
Sergio Rodriguez, Weiping Gou, Joseph Ross
Mark Girard, Trinity University
[J3.00008] Using UV Illumination to Mitigate Excess Charge on Optics in Vacuum
Mark Girard, Dennis Ugolini
Daniel Jumper, Abilene Christian University
[E2.00006] Calibrating Scintillator position measurement for testing RPC modules for PHENIX at RHIC
M. E. Kerbacher, Southwestern University
[F6.00004] Positron Emission Tomography: A Basic Analysis
M. E. Kerbacher, J. W. Deaton, L. C. Phinney, L. J. Mitchell, J. L. Duggan
Sheldon Campbell, Texas A&M University
[J4.00001] Cosmic gamma-ray background anisotropies due to supersymmetric dark matter annihilation
Michele Campisi, University of North Texas
[B1.00008] Statistical Mechanical Proof of the Second Law of Thermodynamics based on Volume Entropy
Ximena Cid, UT Arlington
[F6.00014] The Use of Color as a Third Dimension on Maps
Ximena Cid, Ramon Lopez, Steven Lazarus
Stephen Nauyoks, Texas Christian University
[F2.00002] Crystallite structure of diamond-silicon carbide composites as a function of sintering temperature
Stephen Nauyoks, L. Balogh, T. W. Zerda
Dmitry Pestov, Texas A&M University
[B5.00002] Towards Single-Shot Detection of Bacterial Endospores via Coherent Raman Spectroscopy
Dmitry Pestov, Xi Wang, Gombojav Ariunbold, Robert Murawski, Vladimir Sautenkov, Alexei Sokolov, Marlan Scully
Nathaniel Pogue, Texas A&M University
[E2.00008] Polyhedral Superconducting Cavities for Linac Colliders
Nathaniel Pogue, Peter McIntyre, Dior Sattarov
Feng Xie, Texas A&M University
[J3.00004] The Measurement and Simulation of Terahertz Difference Frequency Generation in Quantum Cascade Lasers
Feng Xie, Mikhail Belkin, Federico Capasso, Jerome Faist
Morgan Lynch, Angelo State University
[P1.00028] The Field Emission Properties of Gallium Nitride Nanoribbons
Morgan Lynch, Yudong Mo, Jose Perez
Jorge Munoz, UT El Paso
[OT1.00006] Probabilistic aspects of isoscaling
Jorge Munoz, Jorge Lopez, Claudio Dorso, Carlos Hernandez
Eric Pepin, University of Dallas
[OT1.00008] Interaural Coherence and Localization
Ezekiel Walker, Abilene Christian University
[HEP2.00009] Implementation of Vertex Reconstruction in the Search for Resonances in the 1610-1770 MeV Invariant Mass Region
S. A. Bates, Texas Christian University
[P1.00013] FTIR Isotopic Study of the nu_1(sigma) Stretching Mode of Linear CrC_3 Condensed in Solid Ar
S. A. Bates, C. M. L. Rittby, W. R. M. Graham
Eunsin Lee, Texas A&M University
[HEP1.00008] Search for Heavy, Long-Lived Particles that Decay to Photons at CDF
Eunsin Lee, Max Goncharov, David Toback, Peter Wagner, Vyacheslav Krutelyov
M. P. Nadesalingam, UT Arlington
[P1.00009] Observation of the high sensitivity of Positron Annhilation induced Auger electron spectroscopy to thermally induced changes in the oxidation state of Cu atoms at the surface of previously oxidized Cu(100)
M. P. Nadesalingam, S. Mukherjee, N. Fazleev, B. R. Davis, J. Zhu, A. H. Weiss
Emmanuel Nenghabi, Texas Tech University
[CMP1.00002] Structural and electronic properties of the germanium-based clathrates Ge_46 and Ba_8Ge_46
Emmanuel Nenghabi, Charley Myles
Kevin Doyle, Trinity University
[C1.00002] Multiple Scattering of Terahertz Radiation in a Random Medium
Kevin Doyle, J. Pearce, Z. Jian, J. Deibel, D. Mittleman
Nicole Fox, University of North Texas
[A4.00006] Study of poly[N-isopropylacrylamide-co-Glycidal Methacrylate] Particle Size Under the Effects of Varying Phase Ratio, Initiator Dose and Temperature
Nicole Fox, Jun Zhou, Zhibing Hu
Tomas Hernandez, UT El Paso
[A4.00010] Elastic Properties, Mossbauer spectra and phonon density of states in FexCr1-x alloys
Tomas Hernandez, Matthew S. Lucas, Brent Fultz
Michelle Prewitt, Texas Christian University
[A4.00008] Planarizing Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Fibers
Michelle Prewitt, Nolan Nicholas, Jae Jang, Erik Haroz, Myung Kim, Hongwei Shan, Richard Smalley
M. R. Ali, Texas Tech University
[B6.00014] Shifting of Cholesterol Maximum Solubility in Lipid Bilayers by Ceramide
M. R. Ali, J. Huang
Clarina dela Cruz, University of Houston
[C2.00001] Anisotropic lattice anomalies and the pressure effect on the ferroelectricity in multiferroic HoMn_2O_5
Clarina dela Cruz, Fei Yen, Bernd Lorenz, Ching-Wu Chu, Marin Gospodinov, William Ratcliff, Jeffrey Lynn
Han Hsu, UT Austin
[B2.00006] Modeling graphene layers and single-walled carbon nanotubes with regularized delta-function potentials
Han Hsu, L. E. Reichl
Zhenyu Zuo, University of Houston
[A2.00005] Enhanced Jc OF Multi-layer YBa_2Cu_3O_x Films
Zhenyu Zuo, Ruling Meng, Tom Johansen, Irene A. Rusakova, Andrei Baikalov, Duc Pham, Cheng Fen, Ching-Wu Chu
Adam Aurisano, Richard Arnowitt, Teruki Kamon, David Toback, Peter Wagner
Signals in the Co-annihilation Region of Supersymmetry at the LHC
Research adviser: David Toback
Benjamin T. King, M. Amin Kayali, Wayne M. Saslow
Hysteresis of Two Inequivalent Planar Magnets with Anisotropy
Research adviser: Wayne Saslow
Andrea M. Burzo, Alexei Sokolov
Additive Raman Technique for Generation and Control of Single Cycle Pulses
Research adviser: A. V. Sokolov
Elena Kuznetsova, Roman Kolesov, Olga Kocharovskaya
Suppression of excited-state absorption in laser crystals
Research adviser: Olga Kocharovskaya
Preeti S Yadav
Lateral Adhesive Forces of Sessile Drops and the role of three phase Contact line
Research adviser: Rafael Tadmor
[A2.002] Scattering of Charged Particles by Moving Image Charges on a Stationary Conducting Sphere
Michael Pate, Walter Borst (Department of Physics,Texas Tech University, Lubock, TX 79409)
[A5.007] Increase Giant Unilamellar Vesicles (GUV) yield in physiological buffer.
Joseph Lambert, Geoffrey Lambright, Juyang Huang (Department of Physics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409)
[B2.008] Diblock Copolymer Patterning on Silicon Substrates
Francine Abrego, Ben Stotts, Jeremy Jarl, Deborah C Koeck, David Donnelly, Heather C. Galloway (Physics - Texas State University - San Marcos), Gary Beall, Chad Booth, Patrick Cassidy (Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas)
[C1.006] Characterization of Planarized Low-k Dielectrics by Atomic Force Microscopy
Elizabeth Covington, Eric Botello, Wayne Stalsworth, James McDonald, Daniel White, Christine Williams, Michael Arthur, Deborah C. Koeck, David Donnelly, Heather Galloway (Department of Physics, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas)
Jason L. McAfee
[[D2.005] Nitrogen and N,H Complexes in Silicon
Jason L. McAfee, S.K. Estreicher (Department of Physics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409)
[D3.005] Radiation Hardness of Optical Fibers
Rayburn Thomas (Department of Physics,Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409)
[C1.007] Constraint-preserving boundary conditions in numerical relativity
GIOEL CALABRESE, LUIS LEHNER, MANUEL TIGLIO (Louisiana State University)
[A2.007] Grazing-incidence measurement of amorphous structure modulation in thin film
SiO_2 on Si(001)
M. CASTRO-COLIN, W. DONNER, S.C. MOSS (Dep. of Physics, University of Houston, Texas, 77204-5005), R.J. NEMANICH (Dep. of Physics, N. Carolina State Univ., N. Carolina 27695), Z. ISLAM, S.K. SINHA (XFD/APS Argonne Nat. Lab., 9700 South Cass Av., Argonne, Illinois 60439)
Gregory W. Sherman
[B2.004] Modulated Light Scattering for Detection of Microscale Particles
G.W. SHERMAN, C.C. BRADLEY (Texas Christian University)
[C3.006] Intercalibration of Photomultiplier Tube Test Benches for ATLAS
BARRY SPURLOCK, KAUSHIK DE (University of Texas at Arlington)
[AD02] Infrared Absorption Spectra of a Gas Mixture of Deuterium Hydride (HD) and Helium
MAGNUS GUSTAFSSON and LOTHAR FROMMHOLD, University of Texas at Austin
Ezra N. Purdy
[BE03] Laser Manipulation of Microscopic Bubbles
EZRA N. PURDY and CURTIS C. BRADLEY, Texas Christian University
Jason C. Hunnell
[BE06] Photodetachment of lithium negative ion (Li- (2s2 1S)) e- -Li(2p) above the Li(2p) threshold
J.C. HUNNELL and S.J. WARD, University of North Texas
[DB03] Prospects for Searching for Excited Electron During Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron
JEFFERY GASPARD, DAVID TOBACK, TAMU, EDWARD BOOS, ALEXANDER VOLOGDIN, Moscow State University
[DB04] Implementation of Radioactive Sources in Calorimeters Used in High-energy Particle Experiments
GEOFFREY LAMBRIGHT, YAMAN HUSSAIN, NURAL AKCHURIN, Texas Tech University, Lubbock
[DD08] Optical Properties of Natural Melanin
FELIPE SALINAS and DHIRAJ SARDAR, University of Texas at San Antonio
[EA03] b-SiC Formation on Diamond Crystals under High Pressure-High Temperature Conditions
CRISTIAN PANTEA , GEORGIY VORONIN, TADEUSZ WALDEK ZERDA, Texas Christian University
[EC01] A Periodic Table of Elementary Particles
ALLAN FIGUEROA and AKHTAR MAHMOOD, University of Texas Pan American
[A1.002] Utilization of Dispersed Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Jet-Cooled Molecules for Fingerprinting Electronic Excited State Vibronic Levels
Zane Arp, Jaan Laane (Texas A & M University, Department of Chemistry, College Station, TX 77843-3012)
[A1.004] Cooling a Bose Fermi Mixture of Lithium Atoms to Quantum Degeneracy
K.E. Strecker, A.G. Truscott, R.G. Hulet (Rice University Houston Texas)
[A1.007] Theoretical and experimental considerations on the efficiency and thermal susceptibility of the standard Nd3+:YVO4 (Yttrium orthovanadate) laser
Thomas Sweet, Dhiraj Sardar (The University of Texas at San Antonio)
[A1.009] Resonance creation and periodic orbits
Todd Timberlake, Linda Reichl (University of Texas at Austin)
[A2.007] Steering an eigenstate to a destination
Agapi Emmanouilidou (University of Texas at Austin, TX,78712), Xian Geng Zhao (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Beijing 100088, China), Ping Ao (Department of Theoretical Physics,Umera University,901 87 Umera,Sweeden), Qian Niu (University of Texas at Austin,TX,78712)
[B1.006] Dielectrophoretic Trapping of Gold Nanoshells
J.M. Steele, A.J. Rimberg (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University), J.B. Jackson, N.J. Halas (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University)
[B1.008] Electron-Impurity Interactions in the Relaxation of Hot Electrons in Gold-Gold Sulfide Nanoshells
Sarah Westcott, John Wolfgang, Peter Nordlander, Naomi Halas (Rice University)
[B3.006] Bubble entrainment from the impact of drops in superfluid ^4He
Antonios Apostolou (Graduate Program in Acoustics, The Pennsylvania State University), Jin H. So, J.D. Maynard (Department of Physics, The Pennsylvania State University)
[C1.007] Active Galaxies in the Perseus Supercluster
Elizabeth Fernandez (New Mexico Tech)
[C2.009] Aggregation of natural polymer chains
George Haidar, Jun Gao, Xihua Lu, Zhibing Hu (University of North Texas)
[A3.07] Study of the Level 1 Trigger Rate for GLAST
Danielle Rabidas, Daniel Suson, Raymond Detiveaux (Texas A & M University-Kingsville)
[A1.14] Design and Construction of a Non-Ferrous Capacitive Pressure Gauge
Zachary Rouse, Stephen R. Savitski, Glenn Agnolet (Texas A & M University)
[A3.08] Physics with the Initial State Radiation Events at B-Factory Experiments
Tracy L. Benninger, Xinchou Lou (University of Texas at Dallas), William M. Dunwoodie (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center)
[A1.06] Inelastic Electron Tunneling Spectroscopy of Deuterated Species Using Self Assembling Tunnel Junctions
Will Grigsby (Texas Aamp;M University), Darin Zimmerman (Penn State Altoona College), Glenn Agnolet (Texas A & M University)
K. T. Kapale
[A2.09] Nonequilibrium Master Equation Approach to the Condensate Statistics of an Ideal Bose Gas
K. T. Kapale, V. V. Kocharovsky, M. O. Scully, M. Suhail Zubairy (Department of Physics and Institute for Quantum Studies, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX 77843)
[A2.10] The resolution of gamma-ray laser dilemma
Roman Kolesov (Texas A & M University)
[B1.01] Polarotaxis in Nature: If they can see it, why can't we?
Hatcher Tynes, George Kattawar (Texas Aamp;M University Department of Physics)
[T22.08] A Semi-Classical Model to Study Nuclear Fragmentation
Martha Navarro (University of Texas at El Paso), Ariel Chernomoretz, Claudio Dorso (Universidad de Buenos Aires), Jorge Lopez (University of Texas at El Paso)
[S12.02] Holographic Grating Relaxation Studies of Molecular Diffusion in a Nematic Liquid Crystal
Alexis L. Thompson, Wesley C. Campbell, Daniel R. Spiegel (Department of Physics, Trinity University)
[G42.04] Computer Simulations of The Early Stages Formation of Sn-Cu Alloys
Jose Aguilar, Ramon Ravelo (Physics Department and Materials Research Institute, University of Texas at El Paso), Michael Baskes (MST-8, Los Alamos National Laboratory)
[H54.03] Spectroscopic Investigations of the Ground and Electronic Excited States of Indan
Zane Arp, Sachie Sakurai, Kevin Morris, Jaan Laane (Texas A&M University)
[S13.06] Oscillons and the Fine Structure of the non-linear Klein Gordon equation
Ethan Honda, Matthew Choptuik (Center for Relativity, The University of Texas at Austin)
[F36.03] Spin-dependent studies of interactions between electron-spin-polarized He^+ ions and CO_2-covered surfaces
J.C. Lancaster, F.J. Kontur, F.B. Dunning, G.K. Walters (Physics Department and the Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University, 6100 S. Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005)
[H54.06] Recovering the Classical Limit with Noise in the Quantum Kicked Rotor
W.H. Oskay, V. Milner, D.A. Steck, M.G. Raizen (The University of Texas at Austin
No meeting was held
Fall 1998 Winners
[CB.08] Application of Raman Micro-imaging in Characterization of Polymers
Rainer Appel and T. W. Zerda, Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, Texas
[CA.03] Dynamical Study of 3D Boson Stars
Dae-Il Choi and M. W. Choptuik, The University of Texas at Austin
[CB.07] Raman Spectroscopy with High Power DiodeLasers
Ricardo Claps, The University of Texas at Austin
[CA.02] Multi-Scalar Stars and Their Relation to Critical Phenomena of Perturbed Boson Stars
Scott Hawley and Mathew Choptuik, Center for Relativity, The University of Texas at Austin
[CA.07] Methods of Calculating the Neutrino Heating Effect in Big Bang Nucleosynthesis
Juan Lara, Center for Relativity, The University of Texas at Austin
[CA.05] Critical Collapse of Perfect Fluids
David Neilsen and M. W. Choptuik, Center for Relativity, The University of Texas at Austin
[CB.06] Raman Studies of Heavily Carbon Doped GaAs
Moonsuk Seon, M. Holtz, Texas Tech University, Lubbock; W. M. Duncan, T. S. Kim, Texas Instruments, Dallas
[BC.06] Measurement of the Flavor Asymmetry in the Nucleon Sea
Rusty Towell, Abilene Christian University, NuSea/Fermilab E866 Collaboration
[CB.01] Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy of Rocks
Jagoda M. Urban-Klaehn and C. A. Quarles, Texas Christian University, Forth Worth
Martin Holt, Rice University, "Electronic Properties of V2O3 near a Mott Transition."
James Smith, Texas A&M University, "Modeling Financial Data as an Ergodic System."
T. B. Sweet, University of Texas San Antonio, "Optical and laser characteristics of Pyromethene BF2 dye in solid plastic host."
Yandong Chen, University of North Texas, "Synthesis and Characterization of Er-doped Si Nanocrystals."
Kevin Morris, Texas A& M University, "Instrumentation for the Measurement of LIF and REMPI Spectroscopy of Jet-Cooled Molecules."
Chris J. Bednar, Texas A&M University, "Optical Pumping in High-F Magnetic Systems"
J. L. Hastings, Texas Tech University, "The Interaction of Hydrogen with Vacancy Clusters in Silicon"
Phil McJunkins, Texas A&M University, "Computer Analysis and Modeling of an Eclipsing Binary Star"
Jordi Mompart, Texas A&M University, "Quantum-jump approach to amplification without inversion in closed three-level systems"
Remus Nicolaescu, Texas A&M University, "Linewidth Narrowing of a Pulsed Alexandrite laser using intracavity phase modulation"
T. D. Sauncy, Texas Tech University, "Excitation Intensity Dependent Photoluminescence Studies of (100(- and (111(-grown In 0.22Ga 0.78As/GaAs strained single quantum wells"
Hami E. Teal, University of North Texas, "Development of Hydrophobic Interaction Chromatography Based on Temperature Sensitive Gels"
Jagoda Mary Urban, Texas Christian University, "Doppler Broadening and Residual Gas Measurements of Rocks as a Function of Temperature"
J. M. Clewell , University of North Texas, poster CC9, "Diamond Thin-film Thermionic Generator"
Frederick Gray, Rice University, paper CA2, "Neural network search for rare kaon decay events"
Z. J. Qu , Texas Center for Superconductivity, University of Houston, paper CB5, "Magneto-transport Properties in Ag-doped YBCO 110-film"
Zane Arp, Texas A&M University, "Vibrational Spectra and Pseudorotation of 1,3 Dithiolane and Tetrahydrothiophene."
A. W. Bigelow , University of North Texas, "A Compact Electrostatic Quadrupole Triplet Lens for a 200 kV Accelerator."
R. Coronado , University of Texas El Paso, "Signal Analysis Techniques for Gravity Wave Detection and Verification in Spacecraft Tracking Data."
D. R. Flanders , University of North Texas, "Experimental Investigation of Porous N-isopropylacrylamide (NIPA) Gels."
Chuguang He , Texas Tech University, "Madelung Energy Correction for Cluster Calculations of Defects in Compound Semiconductors."
L. Liu , Texas Tech University, "A Modified Single Photounting Technique for Determining Fluorescence Decay Times with Beta-Particle Sources."
C. A. Qualls , Texas A&M University-Commerce, "Spectral Analysis of Sonic Transducers Using Impulse Response Techniques."
K. F. Stephens , University of North Texas, "Space-Charge Saturated Electron Emission from a Plasma-Facing Material Surface"
Darin T. Zimmerman , Texas A&M University, "The Self-Assembling Tunnel Junction - An Adjustable Microscopic Junction for Vibrational Spectroscopy."
Alfredo Aranda , UT El Paso, "Phase space correlations in nuclear fragmentation."
Anne Mitchell , UT San Antonio, "Spectroscopic properties of YAG:Cr3+, Tm3+, Ho3+."
Amir Azordegan , U North Texas, "Charge state dependence of L-shell x-ray production cross section for 4-14 Mev oxygen ions on 29Cu."
Kevin Morris , Texas A&M U, "Jet-cooled fluorescence spectra and carbonyl wagging of 2-chlorocyclopentanone."
Raymond Nazzario , Baylor U, "Dust bands of the planet Mars."
E. G. Roth , U North Texas, "Profiling hydrogen in materials using ion beams."
Scott V. Franklin , UT Austin, "Plasticity and the motion of dislocations through a discrete lattice"
S. Liu , Texas Tech U., "Infrared and optical investigation of hydrogenated amorphous carbon (a-C:H) and its alloys (a-C:H4N3F)"
E. Parkey , U. North Texas, "Mechanism for the formation of mounds and pits on gold using scanning tunneling microscopy"
T. Sauncy , Texas Tech U., "Temperature dependent lifetime and press ure studies of self-activated photoluminescence in doped GaAs"
Mark Sosebee , UT Austin, "Searches for supersymmetry with the D0 de tector" ;
S. F. Yelin , Max Planck Institut fur Quantenoptik and TAMU, "Quantum corrections to the Lorentz-Lorentz formula"
D. Young , Texas Tech U., "Study of slow wave structures in a backward wave oscillator."
D. Brain , Rice University, "Effect of Comet Shoemaker Levy 9 on the Jovian magnetosphere."
Robert Haaser , University of Dallas, "Analysis of potential health h azard near power-lines."
Steven Stubblefield , UT San Antonio, "Spectroscopic characterization of Bamgar:Nd33D (2 at. wt. %), a potential laser material."
Dan Bruton , Texas A&M University, "The collision of comet Shoemaker -Levy 9 with Jupiter."
Neil Koone , Texas Christian University, : "Temperature dependence and surface modification effects of acetone diffusion within porous sol-gel silica glass"
Paul Sagear , Texas A&M University, "Ring-bending and carbonyl inversi on potential energy functions of jet-cooled 3-cyclopenten-1-one in its S1(n,E3*) electro nic excited state by laser induced fluorescence excitation."
John Wolfgang , East Texas State University, "First and second hyperpolarizabilities of liquid crystal molecules."