Recent Student Publications


Converting translation operators into plane polar and spherical coordinates and their use in determining quantum-mechanical wavefunctions in a representation-independent fashion
Michael Rushka*, Mark Esrick, Wesley N. Mathews Jr., and J. K. Freericks
J. Math. Phys. 62, 072102 (2021)

Paramagnetic Mn8Fe4-co-Polystyrene Nanobeads as a Potential T1-T2 Multi-Modal MRI Contrast Agent with in vivo Integrity
Vidumin Dahanayake, Trevor Lyons, Brendan Kerwin*, Olga Rodriguez, Christopher Albanese, Erika Paradiso, Yichien Lee, Edward Van Keuren, Luxi Li, Evan Maxey, Tatjana Paunesku, Gayle Woloschak, and Sarah L. Stoll
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 13, 39042 (2021)

Entropy estimation within in vitro neural-astrocyte networks as a measure of development instability
Teneggi, J, Chen, X, Balu, A*, Barrett, C*, Grisolia G, Lucia, U, Dzakpasu, R
Phys. Rev. E, 103, 042412 (2021)


A completely algebraic solution of the simple harmonic oscillator
Michael Rushka* and J. K. Freericks
Am J. Phys., 88, 976 (2020)

A pedagogical derivation of dynamical susceptibilities
R.D. Nesselrodt** and J.K. Freericks
Condens. Mat. Phys. (to appear) (2020)

Comparison Between the f-Electron and Conduction-Electron Density of States in the Falicov-Kimball Model at Low Temperature
R. D. Nesselrodt**, J. Canfield*, J. K. Freericks  
J. Supercond. Novel Mag., 33, 2419-2425 (2020)

Competitive Supramolecular Associations Mediate the Viscoelasticity of Binary Hydrogels
Emmanouil Vereroudakis, Minaspi Bantawa**, René P. M. Lafleur, Daniele Parisi, Nicholas M. Matsumoto, Joris W. Peeters, Emanuela Del Gado, E. W. Meijer, and Dimitris Vlassopoulos
ACS Cent. Sci. (2020)

Effective aspect ratio of helices in shear flow
B. Rost**, J. T. Stimatze, D. A. Egolf, and J. S. Urbach
Physical Review E, (in press) (2020)

Emergence and persistenceof flow inhomogeneities in the yielding and fluidization of dense soft solids
VV Vasisht, G Roberts*, E Del Gado
Physical Review E, 102, 010604 (2020)

Heterogeneous Surface Growth and Gelation of Cement Hydrates
A Goyal**, K Ioannidou, C Tiede*, P Levitz, RJM Pellenq, E Del Gado
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124, 15500 (2020)

Incorporating the Stern-Gerlach delayed-choice quantum eraser into the undergraduate quantum mechanics curriculum
William F. Courtney, Lucas B. Vieira*, Paul S. Julienne,  James K. Freericks
Am. J. Phys, 88, 298 (2020)

Investigating the nature of discontinuous shear thickening: Beyond a mean-field description
J E. Thomas, A Goyal**, D Singh Bedi, A Singh, E Del Gado, B Chakraborty
Journal of Rheology, 64, 329 (2020)

Improved Power Factor and Mechanical Properties of Composites of Yb14MgSb11 with Iron
C. J. Perez, X. Qi, Z. J. Chen**, S. K. Bux, S. Chanakain, B. Li, Kai Liu, R. Dhall, K. C. Bustillo, and S. M. Kauzlarich  
ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3, 2147-2159 (2020)

Minimal Effective Gibbs Ansatz (MEGA): A simple protocol for extracting an accurate thermal representation for quantum simulation
Jeffrey Cohn**, Khadijeh Sona Najafi**, Forest Yang*, Barbara Jones, and James K. Freericks 
Phys. Rev. A (to appear) (2020)

Nanostructured graphene for nanoscale electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy
Luke St Marie**, Abdel El Fatimy, Jakub Hrubý, Ivan Nemec, James Hunt*, Rachael Myers-Ward, D Kurt Gaskill, Mattias Kruskopf, Yanfei Yang, Randolph Elmquist, Raphael Marx, Joris van Slageren, Petr Neugebauer, Paola Barbara
Journal of Physics: Materials, 3 (1), 014013 (2020)

Spectroscopic evidence of chiral Majorana modes in a quantum anomalous Hall insulator / superconductor heterostructure
J. Y. Shen, J. Lyu, J. Z. S. Gao, C. Z. Chen, C. W. Cho, L. Pan, Z. J. Chen**, Kai Liu, Y. J. Hu, K. Y. Yip, S. K. Goh, Q. L. He, K. L. Wang, K. T. Law, and R. Lortz  
PNAS, 117 , 238-242 (2020)

Systematic Characterization of Hydrophilized Polydimethylsiloxane
Daniel J. O’Brien**, Andrew J. H. Sedlack*, Pia Bhatia*, Christopher J. Jensen**, Alberto Quintana, Makarand Paranjape
IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, (to appear) (2020)

Test of the unitary coupled-cluster variational quantum eigensolver for a simple strongly correlated condensed-matter system
Luogen Xu**, Joseph T. Lee*, and J. K. Freericks
Mod. Phys. Lett. B, 34, 2040049 (2020)

Two-way magnetic resonance tuning and enhanced subtraction imaging for non-invasive and quantitative biological imaging
Z. L. Wang, X. D. Xue, H. W. Lu, Y. X. He, Z. W. Lu, Z. J. Chen**, Y. Yuan, N. Tang, C. A. Dreyer, L. Quigley, N. Curro, K. S. Lam, J. H. Walton, T. Y. Lin, A. Y. Louie, D. A. Gilbert, Kai Liu, K. W. Ferrara, and Y. P. Li
Nature Nanotechnology, 15, 482-490 (2020)

Tuning the properties of zero-field room temperature ferromagnetic skyrmions by interlayer exchange coupling
R. Lo Conte, A. K. Nandy, G. Chen, A. L. Fernandes Cauduro, A. Maity, C. Ophus, Z. J. Chen**, A. T. N’Diaye, Kai Liu, A. K. Schmid, and R. Wiesendanger
Nano Letters, 20, 4739-4747 (2020)

Activation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors induces potentiation and synchronization within in vitro hippocampal networks
S. Djemil, X. Chen, Z. Zhang*, J. Lee, M. Rauf*, D.T. Pak, R. Dzakpasu
Journal of Neurochemistry, 153(4) (2020)


Ambient effects on photogating in MoS2 photodetectors
Peize Han**, Eli R Adler**, Yijing Liu, Luke St Marie**, Abdel El Fatimy, Scott Melis**, Edward Van Keuren, Paola Barbara    
Nanotechnology 30 (28) 284004 (2019)

Effect of defect-induced cooling on graphene hot-electron bolometers
Abdel El Fatimy, Peize Han**, Nicholas Quirk*, Luke St Marie*, Matthew T Dejarld, Rachael L Myers-Ward, Kevin Daniels, Shojan Pavunny, D Kurt Gaskill, Yigit Aytac, Thomas E Murphy, Paola Barbara
Carbon 154, 497-502 (2019)

Formation of hexamethylbenzene:chloranil charge transfer nanocrystals
C. Bennett*, A. Khatib*, J. Sierchio, E. Van Keuren
Mundo Nano, 13 1-11 (2019)

Mechanisms of nucleation and growth in the formation of charge transfer nanocrystals
T. Li, S. Melis**, C. Bagade, A. Khatib*, R. Kosarzycki*, G. Maglieri*, X. Zhang, E. Van Keuren
J. Nanoparticle Research, 21, 147 (2019)

Paramagnetic Clusters of Mn3(O2CCH3)6(bpy)2 in Polyacrylamide Nanobeads as a New Design Approach to a T-1-T-2 Multimodal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agent
Dahanayake, C. Pornrungroj, M. Pablico-Lansigan, T. Lyons, W. J. Hickling, D. Lah*, C. Albanese, O. Rodriguez, E. Van Keuren, and S.L. Stoll
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11, 18153-18164 (2019)

Proving the existence of bound states for attractive potentials in 1-d and 2-d without calculus
J. Alexander Jacoby*, Maurice Curran#, David R. Wolf, James K. Freericks
Eur. J. Phys. 40 045404 (2019)

*=undergraduate; **=graduate; #=high school student