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2015 Physics & Astronomy Graduate Student Publications

A selection of referred publications.

C. Diltz, M. Böttcher, and G. Fossati
Time Dependent Hadronic Modeling of Flat Spectrum Radio Quasars
Astrophys. Journal 802, 133 (2015)

H. Zhang, X. Chen, M. Böttcher, F. Guo, and H. Li
Polarization Swings Reveal Magnetic Energy Dissipation in Blazars
Astrophys. Journal 804, 58 (2015)

S. Covino, et al. (incl. H. Zhang and M. Boettcher)
Short Timescale Photometric and Polarimetric Behavior of Two BL Lacertae Type Objects
Astron. & Astrophys. 578, A68 (2015)

S. Chandra, H. Zhang, et al.
Multi-Wavelength Study of Flaring Activity in BL Lac Object S5 0716+714 During the 2015 Outburst
Astrophys. Journal 809, 130 (2015)

V. S. Paliya, M. Böttcher, C. Diltz, et al.
Violent Hard X-Ray Variability of Mrk 421 Observed by NuSTAR in 2013 April
Astrophys. Journal 811, 143 (2015)

Rami M. Amro, Benjamin Lindner, and Alexander B. Neiman
Phase Diffusion in Unequally Noisy Coupled Oscillators
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 034101 (2015)

H. Harutyunyan, A. B. F. Martinson, D. Rosenmann, L. Khosravi Khorashad, L. V. Besteiro, A.O.Govorov, and G.P. Wiederrecht
Anomalous ultrafast dynamics of hot plasmonic electrons in nanostructures with hot spots
Nature Nanotechnology 10, 770-774 (2015)

E.-M. Roller, L. K. Khorashad, M. Fedoruk, R. Schreiber, J. Feldmann, A.O. Govorov, and T. Liedl
DNA-assembled nanoparticle rings exhibit electric and magnetic resonances at visible frequencies
Nano Letters 15, 1368–1373 (2015)

S. M. McGraw, J. C. Shields, F. W. Hamann, D. M. Capellupo, S.C. Gallagher, and W. N. Brandt
Constraining FeLoBAL outflows from absorption line variability
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 453, 1379-1395 (2015)

K. Prasai, P. Biswas and D. A. Drabold
Sculpting the band gap, a computational approach
Scientific Reports, 5 15522 (2015)

A. Pandey, P. Biswas and D. A. Drabold
Force enhanced atomic refinement: application to amorphous silica and amorphous silicon
Phys. Rev. B 92 155205 (2015)

B. Prasai and D. A. Drabold
Transition metals in Phase Change Memory Materials:Impact upon Crystallization in Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Disordered Materials
Edited by Carlo Massobrio et al., Springer Series in Materials Science Vol 215, p 511 (2015)

Rituraj Sharma, Kiran Prasai, D. A. Drabold, and K. V. Adarsh
Ultrafast defect dynamics: A new approach to all optical broadband switching employing amorphous selenium thin films
AIP Advances 5, 077164 (2015)

Sneha G. Pandya and Martin E. Kordesch
Characterization of InSb Nanoparticles Synthesized Using Inert Gas Condensation
Nanoscale research letters 10, 966 (2015)

Sneha G. Pandya and Martin E. Kordesch
Erbium doped aluminum nitride nanoparticles for nano-thermometer applications 
Materials Research Express 2, 65006 (2015)

Sneha G. Pandya, Doug Shafer, and Martin E. Kordesch
Extended-area deposition of homogeneously sized nanoparticles using modified inert gas condensation technique 
Vacuum 114, 124-129 (2015)

Jonathan Guerrero-Sanchez, Andrada-Oana Mandru, Kangkang Wang, Noboru Takeuchi, Gregorio H. Cocoletzi, and Arthur R. Smith
Structural, Electronic, and Magnetic Properties of Mn3N2(001) Surfaces
Appl. Surf. Sci. 355, 623 (2015)

Zakia Alhashem, Andrada-Oana Mandru, Jeongihm Pak, and Arthur R. Smith
Molecular Beam Epitaxial Growth and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of the Gallium Rich Trench Line Structure on N-polar w-GaN(000-1)
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 33, 061404 (2015)

Jeongihm Pak, Andrada-Oana Mandru, Abhijit Chinchore, and Arthur R. Smith
Surface Structure of Manganese Gallium Quantum Height Islands on Wurtzite GaN(0001) Studied by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Applied Physics A, DOI: 10.1007/s00339-015-9272-3 (2015)

Andrada-Oana Mandru, Jeongihm Pak, Arthur R. Smith, Jonathan Guerrero-Sanchez, and Noboru Takeuchi
Interface Formation for a Ferromagnetic/Antiferromagnetic Bilayer System Studied by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and First-Principles Theory
Phys. Rev. B 91, 094433 (2015)

Khan Alam, Andrew Foley, and Arthur R. Smith
Native Gallium Adatoms Discovered on Atomically-Smooth Gallium Nitride Surfaces at Low Temperature
Nano Letters (DOI: 10.1021/nl5049252) (2015)

Joseph Perry Corbett, Sneha G. Pandya, Andrada Oana Mandru, Jeongihm Pak, Martin E. Kordesch, and Arthur R. Smith
Note: Advancement in Tip Etching for Preparation of Tunable Size Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Tips
Review of Scientific Instruments 86, 026104 (2015)

D. Wang  et al (including R. Beminiwattha, P.M. King,  J.H. Lee, J. Roche and B. Waidyawansa)
Measurement of Parity-Violating Asymmetry in Electron-Deuteron Inelastic Scattering
Phys.  Rev. C 91, no. 4, 045506 (2015)

T. Allison  et al [Qweak Collaboration] (including R. Beminiwattha, P.M. King,  J.H. Lee, J. Roche and B. Waidyawansa)
The Qweak experimental apparatus
Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 781, 105 (2015)

M. M. Asmar and S. E. Ulloa
Symmetry breaking effects on spin and electronic transport in graphene
Phys. Rev. B 91, 165407 (2015)

V. Eremenko, N.J. Upadhyay, I.J. Thompson, Ch. Elster, F.M. Nunes, G. Arbanas, J.E. Escher, L. Hlophe
Coulomb Wave Functions in Momentum Space
Comp. Phys. Comm. 187, 195 (2015)

A. P. D. Ramirez, A. V. Voinov, S. M. Grimes, Y. Byun, C. R. Brune, T. N. Massey, S. Akhtar, S. Dhakal, and C. E. Parker
Level density and mechanism of deuteron-induced reactions on 54,56,58Fe
Phys. Rev. C 92, 014303, 8 pages (2015)