### PHYSICS ALUMNI - PhD by Year

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### 1999

**Bossart, Elizabeth**Chair: Thomas Mareci

*"Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy for the Study of Translational Diffusion: Applications to Nervous Tissue"*

**Irges, Nikolaos**Chair: Pierre Ramond

*"Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy for the Study of Translational Diffusion: Applications to Nervous Tissue"*

**LaVeigne, Joseph**Chair: David Tanner

*"Time resolved infrared spectroscopy at the NSLS U12IR beamline"*

**Majumdar, Kingshuk**Chair: Selman Hershfield

*"Study of Transport Properties in Magnetic Nanostructures"*

**Pilla, Subrahmanyam**Chair: Neil Sullivan

*"Electric-Field Induced Glass Phase in Molecular Solids at Low Temperatures"*

**Moore, Sean**Chair: John Graybeal

*"Optical properties of lamellar copper oxides with in-plane magnetic and charged impurities"*

**Yang, Lei**Chair: E. Raymond Andrew Co-Chair: Thomas Mareci

*"Diffusion Tensor Imaging and the Measurement of Diffusion Tensors in Biological Systems"*

**Zheng, Jiu**Chair: John Yelton

*"Studies of charmed baryons decaying to lambda+C (n pi)"*

### 1998

**Bailes, Allison**Chair: Elizabeth Seiberling

*"Flat or Lumpy: Surface Structure and Growth Modes in Silicon-Germanium Epitaxy"*

**Granroth, Garrett**Chair: Mark Meisel

*"Experimental Studies of Integer Spin Antiferromagnetic Chains"*

**Garrett, Andrew**Chair: Steven Nagler

*"Low dimensional magnetic exchange in vanadyl pyrosphosphate and vanadyl hydrogen phospate hemihydrate"*

**Kanev, Youli**Chair: Richard Field

*"Application of Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms in High Energy Physics"*

**Rubin, Andrew**Chair: John Klauder

*"The comparative roles of connected and disconnected trajectories in the evaluation of the semiclassical coherent-state propagator"*

**Thomas, Steve**Chair: Greg Stewart

*"An Investigation of Some Unusual Single Crystals of the Heavy Fermion Superconductor UBe13"*

**Yi, Zhigang**Chair: David Micha

*"Computational aspects of the quantum molecular dynamics of adsorbates"*

### 1997

**Blecken, Carsten**Chair: Khandker Muttalib

*"Disordered Conductors in a Random Matrix Formulation and the Connection to Complex Systems"*

**Genio, Edgar**Chair: Neil Sullivan

*"Low Temperature Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Studies of Antimony and Application of Thermometry"*

**Haynes, Donald**Chair: Charles Hooper

*"Analysis of hot dense plasmas and consideration of Stark broadening theory applied to transitions involving continuum radiator wave functions"*

**Jones, Michael**Chair: James Fry

*"Large-Scale Structure of the Universe: Simulation and Statistics"*

**Lee, Namkyoung**Chair: Sergei Obukhov

*"Conformational properties of polymers*

**Li, Jianzhong**Chair: Christopher Stanton

*"Electronic, optical and transport properties of widegap II-VI semiconductors"*

**Liu, Hsiang-Lin**Chair: David Tanner

*"Effects of High Magnetic Field and Substitutional Doping on Optical Properties of Cuprate Superconductors"*

**Moyland, Paul**Chair: Yasumasa Takano

*"Nuclear magnetism and negative temperatures in silver"*

**Ni, Wenhua**Chair: Thomas Mareci Co-Chair: Edward Andrews

*"Design of Novel RF Coils for Signal-to-Noise Ratio Improvement in NMR"*

**Tache, Nacira**Chair: David Tanner

*"Infrared and Optical Studies of Rare Earth Substitutions in High Temperature Superconductors"*

**Tayebnejad, Mohammad**Chair: Richard Field

*"Application of neural networks in high energy physics"*

### 1996

**Ahmad, Ejaz**Chair: James Ipser

*"The Spacetime Manifold of a Rotating Star"*

**Boshart, Mark**Chair: Elizabeth Seiberling

*"A Channeled Ion Energy Loss Study of the Surfactant-Mediated Growth of GE ON SI(100)"*

**Hettler, Matthias**Chair: Peter Hirschfeld

*"Impurities in Metals and Superconductors"*

**Kim, Kiho**Chair: Neil Sullivan

*"NMR Studies of the Orientational Behavior of Quantum Solid Hydrogen Films Adsorbed on Boron Nitride"*

**Lang, Tien Tu**Chair: Dwight Adams

*"Direct nuclear demagnetization of high density body-centered-cubic (BCC) and hexagonial-close-packed (HCP) solid 3He"*

**Lee, Mirim**Chair: Jim Dufty

*"Uniform shear flow far from equilibrium"*

**Mikaelian, Samuel**Chair: Charles Thorn

*"Phenomenological Aspects of the Standard Model: High Energy QCD, Renormalization, and a Supersymmetric Extension"*

### 1995

**Borkowski, Lech**Chair: Peter Hirschfeld

*"Impurities in Unconventional Superconductors"*

**Davies, Chad**Chair: James Hunter

*"Numerical modeling of large N galactic disk systems"*

**Kim, Jaewan**Chair: Pierre Sikivie

*"Small Scale Structure on Relativistic Strings"*

**Kim, Weonwoo**Chair: Greg Stewart

*"Doping Experiments on Magnetic Heavy Fermion Superconductors"*

**Miyamoto, Satoru**Chair: Yasumasa Takano

*"Torsion Pendulum Studies of 4He in Nanopores"*

**Rodriguez, Jorge**Chair: Paul Avery

*"Exclusive Two Body Decays of the Bottom Meson"*

**Tome, Wolfgang**Chair: John Klauder

*"Quantization and Representation Independent Propagators"*

**Tulsian, Gajendra**Chair: John Klauder

*"Bicoherent States and Path Integrals for Systems with First-Class Constraints"*

**Willmes, David**Chair: Henry Kandrup "The effect of noise in chaotic galactic potentials"

**Yoon, Young-Duck**Chair: David Tanner

*"Optical Properties of Doped Cuprates and Related Materials"*

### 1994

**Beksic, Dario**Chair: David Micha

*"Electronically Diabatic Photodesorption of Molecules Adsorbed on Metal Surfaces"*

**Brey, William**Chair: E. Raymond Andrew

*"Novel Techniques for Pulsed Field Gradient NMR Measurements"*

**Duensing, George**Chair: E. Raymond Andrew

*"Signal-to-Noise Ratio Improvement in NMR via Reciever Hardware Optimization"*

**Evans, Morgan**Chair: Neil Sullivan

*"Orientational and Translational Properties of Hydrogen Films Adsorbed onto Boron Nitride"*

**Grant, Mark**Chair: Elizabeth Seiberling

*"Heteroepitaxial Dimer Structures on the Silicon(100) Surface"*

**Lee, James**Chair: John Klauder

*"The Complex Langevin Equation"*

**Ni, Wenhai**Chair: Dwight Adams

*"Melting pressure thermometry and magnetically order solid 3He"*

**Quijada, Manuel**Chair: David Tanner

*"Anisotropy in the Infrared, Optical, and Transport Properties of High Temperature Superconductors"*

**Rubio, Jose**Chair: Richard Woodard

*"Reduced Hamiltonians"*

**Shi, Qingbiao**Chair: Andrew Cumming

*"The Kinetics of Surface-Mediated Phase Separation in the Quasi-binary Mixture of Quaiacol-Glycerol-Water"*

**Signore, Philippe**Chair: Mark Meisel

*"Inductive Measurements of Heavy Fermion Superconductors"*

**Zhu, Cheng-Jun**Chair: John Klauder

*"Singular Dynamics in Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory"*

### 1993

**Arason, Haukur**Chair: Pierre Ramond

*"Renormalization Group Analysis of the Standard Model, the Minimal Supersymmetric Extension of the Standard Model, and the standard model, and the effective action"*

**Carbon, Steve**Chair: Charles Thorn

*"Sister Trajectories in String Theory"*

**Castana, Diego**Chair: Pierre Ramond

*"Renormalization Group Study of the Minimal Supersymmetric Extension of the Standard Model with Broken Supersymmetry"*

**Chacon, Monique**Chair: Michael Zerner

*"The reduced-expended space method applied to electronic spectroscopy"*

**Keszthelyi, Bettina**Chair: Pierre Ramond

*"Gravitational Models in 2 + 1 Dimension with Topological Terms and Thermo-Field Dynamics of Black Holes"*

**Piard, Eric**Chair: Pierre Ramond

*"Minimal Supersymmetry Extension of the Standard Model of Elementary Particles: A Renormalization Group Approach"*

**Runge, Keith**Chair: David Micha

*"Time-Dependent Many-Electron Theory of Atomic Interactions"*

**Zhang, Junqing**Chair: Steven Nagler

*"High resolution x-ray scattering study of the charge density waves in quasi-one-dimensional K0.3Mo03"*

### 1992

**Diz, Agustin**Chair: Yngve Öhrn

*"Phosphorus-31 NMR Spectroscopy of Human Osteosarcoma Cell Lines Implanted into Nude Mice: The Feasibility of Early Diagnosis of Chemotherapy Response and Resistance"*

**Gao, Feng**Chair: David Tanner

*"Temperature Dependence of Infrared and Optical Properties of High Temperature Superconductors"*

**Kim, Jung Soo**Chair: Greg Stewart

*"Doping Experiments in Heavy Fermion Superconductors"*

**Wright, Brian**Chair: Pierre Ramond

*"Renormalization Group Analysis of the Standard Model and Its Minimal Supersymmetric Extension"*

### 1991

**Feng, Qun**Chair: David Micha

*"A Time-Dependent Molecular Orbital Approach to Ion- Solid Surface Collisions"*

**Kilcrease, David**Chair: Charles Hooper

*"Higher order microfield effects on spectral line broadening in dense plasmas"*

**Kleppe, Gary**Chair: Pierre Ramond

*"Reparametrization Invariant Operators in String Field Theory"*

**Rall, Markus**Chair: Neil Sullivan

*"NMR Studies of Molecular Hydrogen Confined to the Pores of Zeolite"*

**Ruamsuwan, Laddawan**Chair: James Fry

*"Analytical and Numerical Investigation of Nonlinear Gravitational Clustering"*

### 1990

**Blackburn, James**Chair: Steven Detweiler Co-Chair: James Ipser

*"The Spiralling Binary Systems of Black Holes"*

**Chu, Mei-Fang**Chair: Charles Thorn

*"Operator Methods in Superstring Theory"*

**Hagmann, Christian**Chair: Neil Sullivan

*"A Search for Cosmic Ions"*

**Harkless, Curtis**Chair: Steven Nagler

*"An X-ray scattering study of ordering in block copolymers"*

**McCarty, Tom**Chair: Pierre Ramond

*"A Collection of Theoretical Problems in High Energy Physics"*

**Shannon, Robert**Chair: Steven Nagler

*"A time-resolved x-ray scattering study of the ordering kinetics in Cu3Au"*

**Sun, Yuanshan**Chair: Peter Wolfle Co-Chair: Chris Stanton

*"Matrix method of solution for coupled Boltzmann equations and its applications to superfluid 3He and semiconductors"*

**Woo, Hyung-Suk**Chair: David Tanner

*"Optical Properties of Segmented and Oriented Polyacetylene"*

**Zhou, Dawei**Chair: Neil Sullivan

*"Quantum Tunneling in Solid Hydrogen"*

### 1989

**Back, Christina**Chair: Charles Hooper

*"Resonance Fluorescence in a Laser-Produced AL XII Plasma"*

**Kim, Chang**Chair: James Dufty

*"Boundary Value Problems in Nonequilibrium Fluids"*

**Seo, Jae**Chair: John Rowe

*"Electron Scattering Studies of Surface Phonon-Plasmon Modes of Semiconductors"*

**Viswanathan, Raju**Chair: Pierre Ramond

*"Reparametrizations in String Field Theory"*

**Vuille, Charles**Chair: James Ipser

*"Dynamics of Thin Walls in Space-Times with Stress-Energy"*

**Whitlock, Laura**Chair: James Ipser

*"Long-term Oberservations of Three Massive X-Ray Binary Transients: 4U0115+63, V0332+53, and GX301-2"*

### 1988

**Da Silva, Rica**Advisor: Gerard Emch

*"Classical Dynamics in Curved Space Dynamical Groups, C.C.R. and Geometric Quantization"*

**Engel, Bradley**Chair: Gary Ihas

*"Ultrasound and nuclear magnetism in bulk and confined liquid helium-3"*

**Hong, Deog**Chair: Pierre Ramond

*"A Geometrical Approach in String Field Theory"*

**Huang, Ming**Chair: Eugene Dunnam

**Lin, Ying**Chair: Neil Sullivan

*"Theory of Nuclear Magnetism of Solid Hydrogen at Low Temperatures"*

**Mendez-Placido, Ruben**Chair: Arthur Broyles

*"An Approximate Vertex Amplitude from the Schwinger-Dyson Equations of Quantum Electrodynamics"*

**Srivastava, Deepak**Chair: David Micha

*"Photodynamics of Extended Polyatomic Systems"*

### 1987

**Mao, Jintong**Chair: Raymond Andrew

*"Selective Radio Frequency Pulses by Optimal Control"*

**Ruiz, Martin**Chair: Pierre Ramond

**Tang, Yi Hua**Chair: Dwight Adams

*"Magnetic ordering of bcc solid 3He at melting pressure"*

**Wilson, Brian**Chair: Charles Hooper

*"The electron liquid at any degeneracy"*

### 1986

**Joyce, Robert**Chair: Charles Hooper

*"Asymmetries in plasma line broadening"*

**Kim, Young**Chair: David Tanner

*"Far-infrared Absorption by Small Particles"*

**Lutsko, James**Chair: Jim Dufty

*"Nonequilibrium fluctuations and transport in sheared fluids"*

**Spencer, Gregory**Chair: Gary Ihas

*"Nuclear Magnetism and Flow in Normal and Superfluid 3He at low pressures in confined geometries"*

**Yang, Xiao Qing**Chair: David Tanner

*"Optical and Electronic Properties of Heavily-Doped Polyacetylene"*

### 1985

**Phillpot, Simon**Chair: Pradeep Kumar

*"Adiabatic Nonlinear Dynamics in Models of Quasi-One-Dimensional Conjugate Polymers"*

### 1984

**Delamater, Norman**Chair: Charles Hooper

*"Spectroscopic Diagnostics of Laser Produced Plasmas"*

**Garland, Gregory**Chair: James Dufty

*"First Density Correction to the Transport Coefficients for a Square Well Gas: Temperature Dependence and Bound State Effects"*

**Haskins, Penelope**Chair: Eugene Dunnam

*"Nuclear Spectroscopy Studies of SR"*

**Schippnick, Paul**Chair: Alex Green

*"Time Dependent Diffusion Kinetics for an Electron Beam Incident in Water Vapor"*

### 1983

**Berg, Robert**Chair: Gary Ihas

*"Dispersion of 5 MHZ Zero Sound in Superfluid 3He Near Tc"*

**Pesnell, William**Chair: Robert Buchler

*"Thermal Effects in Stellar Pulsations"*

### 1982

**Crowley, Michael**Chair: James Brookeman

*"Quantum Effects in Isotopically Mixed Crystals of Hydrogen Chloride and Deuterium Chloride in the Ferroelectric Phase"*

**Marchetti, Maria**Chair: James Dufty

*"Fluctuations in Systems Far from Equilibrium"*

**Woltz, Lawerence**Chair: Charles Hooper

*"Stark Broadening in Laser-Produced Plasmas: Full Coulomb Calculation"*

### 1981

**Christoph, Garrott**Chair: Raymond Pepinsky

*"Fluctuating and Deterministic Intramolecular Motion in Proteins"*

**Iglesias, Carlos**Chair: Charles Hooper

*"The calculation of electric microfield distributions"*

**Vilallonga, Eduardo**Chair: David Micha

*"Energy Transfer in Molecular Collisions"*

### 1980

**Burdick, Stephen**Chair: Arthur Broyles

*"Metallic Hydrogen--A Two-Body Approach to Band Theory and a Quatum Mechanical Test of Diophantine Methods"*

**Doda, David**Chair: Alex Green Co-Chair: Charles Hooper

*"Surface Reflectance Measurements in the Ultraviolet from an Airborne Platform"*

**Johnson, Douglas**Chair: Stephen Gottesman

*"A Study of the Interstellar Medium in NGC 185 and other Early-Type Galaxies"*

**Lowther, Rex**Chair: Arthur Broyles

*"Monte Carlo Calculation of the Born-Oppenheimer Potential Between Two Helium Atoms"*

**Mintmire, John**Chair: Jack Sabin

*"An LCAO local density functional approach to surface electronic structure calculations"*

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