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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., Pushkarev, 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 Phenomena 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., Homan, 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 circumstellar 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 molecular gas emission from embedded low-mass protostars”, 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-PACS, 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. McCoey, 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.

Riina Tehver

Publications:

  1. M. Hinczewski, R. Tehver, and D. Thirumalai, “Design principles governing the motility of myosin 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 Communications of the Archaeal Chaperonin Thermosome Revealed by Normal Mode Analysis”, Biophys. J. 103, 1285 (2012)

Student Presentations:

  1. Y. Yang (‘14), R. Tehver. “Directional Mechanosensing in Myosin VI”. Poster presented at the American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore, 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 Processivity of Myosin VI”. Talk presented at the American 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 kinematically 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 Bedacht (’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 Science Advancement (2014).

Wes Walter & Dan Gibson

Publications:

  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-“ Physical Review A 88, 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 Photodetachment: Shape and Feshbach Resonances of Anions”, Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related 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 Photodetachment Cross Sections in K- below the K(7 2P) Threshold,” Physical Review A 85, 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 Potential”, Physical Review Letters 108, 033004 (2012).
  6. 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).

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 American Physical Society – Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics in Anaheim, California.
Posted Date: 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014