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Publications & Grants - Spring 2014

Selected recent publications, presentations & grants

Dan Homan

Publications:

  1. MOJAVE: Monitoring of Jets in Active Galactic Nuclei with VLBA Experiments. VIII. Faraday rotation in parsec-scale AGN jets”, by Hovatta, T., Lister, M. L., Aller, M. F., Aller, H. D., Homan, D. C., Kovalev, Y. Y., Push- karev, A. B., & Savolainen, T. (2012) The Astronomical Journal, vol. 144, p. 105
  2. Inverse Depolarization: A Potential Probe of Internal Faraday Rotation and Helical Magnetic Fields in Extragalactic Radio Jets”, by Homan, D. C. (2012) The Astrophysical Journal Letters vol. 747, p. L24
  3. Physical Properties of AGN Jets” an invited review by D. C. Homan, Appeared in the proceedings of HEPROIII: High Energy Phe- nomena in Relativistic Outflows III, Barcelona, June 27 - July 1, 2011, eprint arXiv:1110.4852, International Journal of Modern Physics: Conference Series, vol. 8, issue 01, p. 163

Student Presentations:

  1. Observed Accelerations Due to Bends in Extragalactic Radio Jets” Meier, Eric J., D.C., & Lister, M.L. Poster presented at American Astronomical Society Meeting, Washington, DC, (Jan. 2014).

Steve Doty

Publications:

  1. The chemical history of molecules in circum- stellar disks. II. Gas-phase species”, R. Visser, S. D. Doty, & E. F. van Dishoeck, 2011, A&A, 534, 132
  2. Modelling Herschel observations of hot molec- ular gas emission from embedeed low-mass pro- tostars”, R. Visser, L. E. Kristensen, S. Bruderer, E. F. van Dishoeck, G. J. Herczeg, C. Brinch, S. D. Doty, D. Harsono, & M. G. Wolfire, 2012, A&A, 537, 55
  3. The warm gas atmosphere of the HD 100546 disk seen by Herschel. Evidence of a gas-rich, carbon-poor atmosphere?”, S. Bruderer, E. F. van Dishoeck, S. D. Doty, & G. J. Herczeg. 2012, A&A, 541, 91
  4. OH far-infrared emission from low-and inter- mediate-mass protostars surveyed with Herschel- PAC”, S. F. Wampfler, S. Bruderer, A. Karska, G. J. Herczeg, E. F. van Dishoeck, L. E. Kristensen, J. R. Goicoechea, A. Benz, S. D. Doty, C. McCo- ey, et al., 2013, A&A, 552, 56

Student Presentations:

  1. Chemical Evolution of Collapsing Clouds in Massive Star Formation”, K. Oman, S. D. Doty, & M. Krumholz. AAS, Seattle, WA, January, 2011.
  2. Modeling Disks Around Massive Protostars”, J. Cochran, S. D. Doty, & J. Lacy. AAS, Seattle, WA, January, 2011. Dan Gibson Publications: 1. DAMOP 2013, “Observation of Multiple Bound -Bound Transitions in the Negative Ion of Lantha- num Laˉ* C.W. Walter, N.D. Gibson, C. Crocker, K. Dungan, B. Matola, M. Scharpf, & J. Rohlén Denison University, Granville, OH Olmschenk, Midwest Cold Atom Workshop (MCAW), West Lafayette, IN (November 2013).

Dan Gibson

Publications:

  1. DAMOP 2013, “Observation of Multiple Bound -Bound Transitions in the Negative Ion of Lantha- num Laˉ* C.W. Walter, N.D. Gibson, C. Crocker, K. Dungan, B. Matola, M. Scharpf, & J. Rohlén Denison University, Granville, OH
  2. Measurement of the Electron Affinity of Galli- um and the Fine Structure of Gaˉ” N.D. Gibson, C.W. Walter, C.T. Crocker, R.S. Ficken, and Publications: J.N. Yukich Denison University, Davidson College

Riina Tehver

Publications:

  1. M. Hinczewski, R. Tehver, and D. Thirumalai, “Design principles governing the motility of myo- sin V”, PNAS, 110, E4059–E4068 (2013) – Highlighted in “Walk the line” Nature Physics 9, 692 (2013)
  2. M. Jayasinghe, P. Shrestha, X. Wu, R. Tehver, G. Stan, “Weak Intra-Ring Allosteric Communica- tions of the Archaeal Chaperonin Thermosome Revealed by Normal Mode Analysis”, Biophys. J. 103, 1285 (2012)

Student Presentations:

  1. Y. Yang(‘14), R. Tehver. “Directional Mecha- nosensing in Myosin VI”. Poster presented at the American Physical Society March Meeting, Balti- more, MD (March 2013)
  2. I. Lowe(‘15), Y. Yang(‘14), R. Tehver. “Computational Study of Force-Gating in Myosin VI”. Poster presented at the American Physical Society March Meeting, Denver, CO (March 2014)
  3. Y. Yang(‘14), I. Lowe(‘15), R. Tehver. “Minimal Mechanochemical Model for the Proces- sivity of Myosin VI”. Talk presented at the Ameri- can Physical Society March Meeting, Denver, CO (March 2014)

Grants:

  1. R. Tehver, “Structural Foundation of the Force Response of Molecular Motors” Cottrell College Science Award, Research Corporation, (2011)

Steve Olmschenk

Publications:

  1. “Note: Pneumatically actuated and kinemati- cally positioned optical mounts compatible with laser-cooling experiments,” R. C. Brown, S. Olmschenk, S. Wu, A. M. Dyckovsky, R. Wyllie, and J. V. Porto, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 84, 096101 (2013)

Student Presentations:

  1. Towards quantum information processing with ions and telecom photons,” Bradley Be- dacht (’14), Nick Theisen (’14), Steven Olmschenk, Midwest Cold Atom Workshop (MCAW), West Lafayette, IN (November 2013).

Grants:

  1. S. Olmschenk, “Laser Cooling Trapped Ions with Telecom Light for Applications in Quantum Information,” Army Research Office (2013).
  2. S. Olmschenk, “Laser cooling and trapping of atomic ions with telecom light,” Cottrell College Science Award, Research Corporation for Sci- ence Advancement (2014).

Wes Walter & Dan Gibson

Presentations:

  1. A. O. Lindahl, J. Rohlén, H. Hultgren, D. J. Pegg, C. W. Walter, and D. Hanstorp, “Observation of Thresholds and Overlapping Resonances below the 10 2P1/2,3/2 Thresholds in the Photodetachment of Cs-053410 (2013).
  2. R.C. Bilodeau, N.D. Gibson, C.W. Walter, D.A. Esteves-Macaluso, S. Schippers, A. Müller, R.A. Phaneuf, A. Aguilar, M. Hoener, J.M. Rost, and N. Berrah, “Single-Photon Multiple-Detachment in Fullerene Negative Ions: Absolute Ionization Cross Sections and the Role of the Extra Electron”, Physical Review Letters 111, 043003 2013).
  3. R.C. Bilodeau, N.D. Gibson, C.W. Walter, A. Aguilar, and N. Berrah, “Inner-shell Photodetach- ment: Shape and Feshbach Resonances of Ani- ons”, Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Relat- ed Phenomena 185, 219 (2012).
  4. A. O. Lindahl, J. Rohlén, H. Hultgren, I. Yu. Kiyan, D. J. Pegg, C. W. Walter, and D. Hanstorp, “Experimental Studies of Partial Photodetach- ment Cross Sections in K-033415 (2012).
  5. A. O. Lindahl, J. Rohlén, H. Hultgren, I. Yu. Kiyan, D. J. Pegg, C. W. Walter, and D. Hanstorp, “Threshold Photodetachment in a Repulsive Po- tential”, Physical Review Letters 108, 033004 (2012).

Student Presentations :

  1. Dan Matyas (’12) presented an invited talk entitled “Investigating Electronic Properties and Bound-Bound Transitions in the Negative Ion of Lanthanum” at the 2012 conference of the Ameri- can Physical Society – Division of Atomic, Molec- ular, and Optical Physics in Anaheim, California.”, Physical Review A 88, below the K(7 2P) Threshold”, Physical Review A 85,
  2. C.W. Walter, N.D. Gibson, Y.-G. Li (’12), D. J. Matyas (’12), R.M. Alton (’12), S.E. Lou (’12), R.L. Field III (’09), D. Hanstorp, L. Pan, and D.R. Beck, “Experimental and Theoretical Study of Bound and Quasi-bound States of Ce-”, Physical Review A 84, 032514 (2011).
Posted Date: 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014