Publications

2014

"The Sponge Resistor Model – A Hydrodynamic Analog to Illustrate Ohm's Law, the Resistor Equation R=rho*l/A, and Resistors in Series and Parallel," H. Pfister, The Physics Teacher, 52, 270-275 (2014).

"Synchronization in Phase-Coupled Kuramoto Oscillator Networks with Axonal Delay and Synaptic Plasticity", L. Timms, L.Q. English, Phys. Rev. E 89, 032906 (2014).

2013

"Nonlinear localized modes in two-dimensional electrical lattices",  L.Q. English, F. Palmero, J.F. Stormes, J. Cuevas, Carretero-Gonzalez, P. G. Kevrekidis, Phys. Rev. E 88, 022912 (2013).

"A nonlinear electrical resonator as a simple touch-sensitive switch", L.Q. English, D. Lifschitz, S. Acharya, Circuits & Systems 4, 1-5 (2013).

2012

“Note: Self-characterizing ultrafast pulse shaper for rapid pulse switching,” B. J. Pearson and T. C. Weinacht, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 83, 046111 (2012).

"Locating the Trailing Edge of the Circumbinary Ring in the KH 15D System," Capelo, H. L., Herbst, W., Leggett, S. K., Hamilton, C. M., Johnson, J. A., ApJ 757, 18 (2012).

"Trajectories of rolling marbles on various funnels", L.Q. English, A. Mareno, Am. J. Phys. 80, 996-1000 (2012).

"Testing Disk-locking in NGC 2264," Cauley, P. W., Johns-Krull, C. M., Hamilton, C. M., Lockhart, K., ApJ 756, 68 (2012). 

“News and Views: Three-in-one microscopy," B. J. Pearson and T.C. Weinacht, Nature Photon. 6, 78 (2012).

"Generation of Localized Modes in an Electrical Lattice using Subharmonic Driving", L.Q. English, F. Palmero, P. Candiani, J. Cuevas, Carretero-Gonzalez, P. G. Kevrekidis, and A.J. Sievers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 084101 (2012).

"Complex Variability of the Hα Emission Line Profile of the T Tauri Binary System KH 15D: The Influence of Orbital Phase, Occultation by the Circumbinary Disk, and Accretion Phenomena," Hamilton, C. M., Johns-Krull, C. M., Mundt, R., Herbst, W., Winn, J. N., ApJ 751, 147 (2012).

"Extrasolar Planet Transits Observed at Kitt Peak National Observatory," Sada, P., V., Deming, D., Jennings, D. E., Jackson, B. K., Hamilton, C. M., Fraine, J., Peterson, S., Haase, F., Bays, K., Lunsford, A., O'Gorman, E., PASP 124, 212 (2012). 

2011

“Using shaped ultrafast laser pulses to detect enzyme binding," C. Tseng, T. C. Weinacht, A. E. Rhoades, M. Murray, and B. J. Pearson, Opt. Express 19, 24638 (2011). 

“Discrete breathers in a nonlinear electric line: Modeling, computation, and experiment”, F. Palmero, L.Q. English, J. Cuevas, R. Carretero-Gonzalez, and P. G. Kevrekidis, Phys. Rev. E 84, 026605 (2011).

"Backwards-wave propagation and discrete solitons in a left-handed electrical lattice", L.Q. English, S.G. Wheeler, Y. Shen, G.P. Veldes, N. Whitaker, P.G. Kevrekidis, D.J. Frantzeskakis, Phys. Lett. A 375, 1242 (2011).

2010

“A hands-on introduction to single photons and quantum mechanics for undergraduates," B. J. Pearson and D. P. Jackson, Am. J. Phys.78, 471 (2010).

"Traveling and stationary intrinsic localized modes and their spatial control in electrical lattices", L.Q. English, F. Palmero, A.J. Sievers, P. G. Kevrekidis, D. H. Barnak, Phys. Rev. E 81, 046605 (2010).

"The Light Curve of the Weakly Accreting T Tauri Binary KH 15D from 2005-2010: Insights into the Nature of its Protoplanetary Disk," Herbst, W., LeDuc, K., Hamilton, C. M., Winn, J. N., Ibrahimov, M., Mundt, R., Johns-Krull, C. M., AJ 140, 202 (2010).

"Gas Absorption in the KH 15D System: Further Evidence for Dust Settling in the Circumbinary Disk," Lawler, S. M., Herbst, W., Redfield, S., Hamilton, C. M., Johns-Krull, C. M., Winn, J. N., Johnson, J. A., Mundt, R., ApJ 711, 129 (2010). 

"Bipolar Jets Produced by a Spectroscopic Binary," Mundt, R., Hamilton, C. M., Herbst, W., Johns-Krull, C. M., Winn, J. N., ApJL 708, 5 (2010).

2009

"Learning-rate-dependent clustering and self-development in a network of coupled phase oscillators", R.K. Niyogi,  L.Q. English, Phys. Rev. E 80, 066213 (2009).

"Discrete breathers in a forced-damped array of coupled pendula: Modeling, computation and experiment", J. Cuevas, L. Q English, P. G. Kevrekidis, M. Anderson, Phys. Rev. Lett.102, 224101 (2009).

"Stability of the catenary shapes for hanging cables of unspecified lengths," A. Mareno, L. Q. English, Eur. J. Phys.30, 97-108 (2009).

"Strong-field phase-dependent molecular dissociation," S. R. Nichols, T. C. Weinacht, T. Rozgonyi, and B. J. Pearson, Phys. Rev. A 79, 043407 (2009).

"Closed-loop learning control of isomerization using shaped ultrafast laser," M. Kotur, T. Weinacht, B. J. Pearson, and S. Matsika, J. Chem. Phys. 130, 134311 (2009).

2008

"Modulated waves and pattern formation in coupled discrete nonlinear LC transmission lines," F. Ndzana, A. Mohamadou, T. C. Kofane, and L. Q. English, Phys. Rev. E 78, 016606 (2008).

"Hysteresis and multiple stable configurations in a magnetic fluid system," D. P. Jackson J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 20, 204140 (2008).

"Patterns of traveling intrinsic localized modes in a driven electrical lattice," L.Q. English, R. Basu Thakur, and R. Stearrett, Phys. Rev. E 77, 066601 (2008).

"Interpreting ultrafast molecular fragmentation dynamics with ab initio electronic structure calculations,"  C. Trallero, B.J. Pearson, T. Weinacht, K. Gilliard, and S. Matsika, J. Phys. Chem. 128, 124107 (2008).

"Integrating photon quantum mechanics in the undergraduate curriculum," D. P. Jackson, B. J. Pearson, and H. Pfister, a 3-year NSF-CCLI grant for $145,261.

"Synchronization of oscillators:  An ideal introduction to phase transitions," L. Q. English, Eur. J. Phys. 29, 143 (2008).

"Driven intrinsic localized modes in coupled pendulum array," R. Basu Thakur, L. Q. English, and A. J. Sievers, J. Phys. D 41, 015503 (2008).

2007

"Wave packet driven dissociation and concerted elimination in CH2I2," D. Geißler, B. J. Pearson, and T. Weinacht, J. Chem. Phys. 127, 204305 (2007).

"Molecular fragmentation driven by ultrafast dynamic ionic resonances," B. J. Pearson, S. R. Nichols, and T. Weinacht, J. Chem. Phys. 127, 131101 (2007).

"Simple Experiments to Help Students Understand Magnetic Phenomena,"  K. P. Browne and D. P. Jackson, Phys. Teach. 45, 425 (2007).

"Confined ferrofluid droplet in crossed magnetic fields," D. P. Jackson and J. A. Miranda, Eur. Phys. J. E 23, 389 (2007).

"Experimental generation of intrinsic localized modes in a discrete electrical transmission line," R. Stearrett and L. Q. English, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 40, 5394 (2007).

"Solar Magnetograms at 12 μm Using the Celeste," T. G. Morgan, D. E. Jennings, L. D. Denning, G. H. McCabe, P. V. Sada, and R. J. Boyle, Solar Phys. 241, 213 (2007).

"Width of a ferrofluid finger Hysteresis and a double energy minimum," N. J. Hillier and D. P. Jackson, Phys. Rev. E 75, 036314 (2007).

2006

"Why is Ampère’s law so hard, A look at middle-division physics," C. A. Manogue, K. Browne, T. Dray, and B. Edwards, Am. J. Phys. 74 (4), 344-350 (2006).

"Dancing paperclips and the geometric influence on magnetization," D. P. Jackson, Am. J. Phys. 74 (4), 272-279 (2006).

"Theme Issue Editorial 2006," K. Browne, S. Vokos, B. Ambrose, and W. Christian, Am. J. Phys. 74 (4), 253-254 (2006).

"Syringe thermodynamics:  The many uses of a glass syringe," D. P. Jackson and P. W. Laws, Am. J. Phys. 74 (2), 94-101 (2006).

"The indirect measurement of biomechanical forces in the moving human body," M. Cluss, K. Laws, N. Martin, T.S . Nowicki, and A. Mira, Am. J. Phys. 74 (2), 102-108 (2006).

"Helicity conservation under Reidemeister moves," E. L. Bouzarth and H. Pfister, Am. J. Phys. 74 (2), 141-144 (2006).

2005

"Renormalized Resonance Frequencies of a Ferrite Sphere Coupled to an LR Circuit," L. Q. English, C. Kerestes, and G. Rydzag, Con. Mag. Res. B 24, 39 (2005).

"How about a magnet and a paper clip? Experiencing interaction forces kinesthetically," H. Pfister, Phys. Teach. 43, 95 (2005).

"Theory, experiment, and simulations of a symmetric arrangement of quasi two-dimensional magnetic fluid drops," D. P. Jackson, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 289, 188-191 (2005).

2004

"Physics Goes to my Head," K. L. Laws, Cecchetti International Classical Ballet Annual Newsletter #10 (2004).

"Adhesion phenomena in ferrofluids ," J. A. Miranda, R. M. Oliveira, and D. P. Jackson, Phys. Rev. E 70, 036311 (2004).

"Illustrating electric circuit concepts with the glitter circuit," H. Pfister, Phys. Teach. 42, 359 (2004).

"Promoting the diffusion of undergraduate science curriculum reform,"  P.W. Laws, from Invention and Impact: Building Excellence in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Conference (2004).

Explorations in Physics An Activity-Based Curriculum for Non-Science Students D. P. Jackson, APS Forum on Education Spring Newsletter (2004).

"A unit on oscillations, determinism and chaos for introductory," P. W. Laws, Am. J. Phys. 72 (4), 446 (2004).

"An introduction to the theme issue," H. S. Leff, D. P. Jackson, K. Browne, and S. Vokos, Am. J. Phys. 72 (4), 423 (2004).