Physics & Astronomy

Papers and Conference Presentations with Undergraduate Co-authors

Undergraduate co-authors denoted in red. Those who were participants in the REU program are denoted with an asterisk.

Papers in scientific journals

"Microscopic picture of aging in SiO2," K. Vollmayr-Lee, R. Bjorkquist,* and L. Chambers,* Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 017801 (2013).

"Dissonance as a resource for probing the qubit depolarizing channel," M. Frey and T. Yoder,* J. Phys. A. 45, 385301 (2012).

"Barriers to front propagation in ordered and disordered vortex flows," D. Bargteil,* and T. Solomon, Chaos 22, 037103 (2012).

"High-speed acousto-optic shutter with no optical frequency shift," W.J. Schwenger and J. Higbie, Rev. Sci. Inst. 101, 083502 (2012).

"Invariant barriers to reactive front propagation in fluid flows," J. Mahoney, D. Bargteil,* M. Kingsbury,* ..., T. Solomon, Europhys. Lett. 98, 44005 (2012).

"Interactions between forming stars and dense gas in the small low mass cluster Cederblad 110," E.F. Ladd, T. Wong, T.L. Bourke, and K.L. Thompson,* Astrophysical Journal 743, 108 (2011).

"Fingering instability down the outside of a vertical cylinder," L. Smolka and M. SeGall,* Phys. Fluids 23, 092103 (2011).

"Pinning and mode-locking of reaction fronts by vortices," G.M. O'Malley,* M.S. Paoletti,* M.E. Schwartz,* and T. Solomon, Comm. Nonlin. Sci. and Num. Sim. 16, 4558 (2011).

"Aging to equilibrium dynamics of SiO2," K. Vollmayr-Lee, J. Roman, and J. Horbach, Phys. Rev. E, 81, 061203 (2010).

"Infrared spectral energy distributions of Seyfert galaxies: Spitzer Space Telescope observations of the 12 micron sample of active galaxies," J. Gallimore, A. Yzaguirre,* J. Jakoboski, M. Stevenosky, et al., Astrophysical Journal Supplements, 187, 172 (2010); (arXiv:1001.4974[astr-ph.CO]).

"Molecular line mapping of the giant molecular cloud associated with RCW 106-II. Column density and dynamical state of the clumps," T. Wong, E. Ladd, D. Brisbin,* ..., K. Thomas,* et al., Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 386, 1069 (2008).

"Statistical comparison of ensemble implementations of Grover's search algorithm to classical sequential searches," T. Kott and D. Collins, Phys. Rev. A 77, 052314 (2008).

"Fronts and trigger wave patterns in an array of oscillating vortices," J.R. Boehmer* and T.H. Solomon, Europhys. Lett. 83, 58002 (2008).

"Dynamics of free surface perturbations along an annular viscous film," L.B. Smolka, J. North,* and B.K. Guerra,* Phys. Rev. E, 77, 036301 (2008); (arXiv:0707.2087).

"Chemical reaction fronts in ordered and disordered cellular flows with opposing winds," M.E. Schwartz* and T. Solomon, Phys. Rev. Lett., 100, 028302 (2008).

"Self-organized criticality below the glass transition," K. Vollmayr-Lee and E.A. Baker,* Europhys. Lett., 76, 1130, (2006); (cond-mat/0602669).

"Synchronization of oscillating reactions in an extended fluid system," M.S. Paoletti,* C.R. Nugent,* and T.H. Solomon, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 124101 (2006).

"A CH3CN and HCO+ survey towards southern methanol masers associated with star formation," T. Wong, E. Ladd, D. Brisbin,* et al., Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 367, 553 (2006).

"Single-species three-particle reactions in one dimension," B.P. Vollmayr-Lee and M.M. Gildner,* Phys. Rev. E, 73, 041103 (2006); (cond-mat/0602046).

"Molecular line mapping of the of the Giant Molecular Cloud associated with RCW 106-I. 13CO," I. Bains, ... , D. Brisbin,* ... , E.F. Ladd, ... , Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 367, 1609 (2006).

"Front propagation and mode-locking in an advection-reaction-diffusion system," M. Paoletti* and T.H. Solomon, Phys. Rev. E, 72, 046204 (2005).

"Polarization requirements for ensemble implementations of quantum algorithms with a single bit output," B.M. Anderson* and D. Collins, Phys. Rev. A, 72, 042337 (2005); (quant-ph/0508061)

"Experimental studies of front propagation and mode-locking in an advection-reaction-diffusion system," M. Paoletti* and T. Solomon, Europhys. Lett.,69, 819 (2005).

"Classification of the extracelllular fields produced by activated neural structures," S. Richerson, M. Ingram,* D. Perry,* and M. Stecker, BioMedical Engineering OnLine 4:53 (2005).

Papers presented at professional meetings

Undergraduate co-authors denoted in red. Those who were participants in the REU program are denoted with an asterisk.

"Experimental studies of mixing barriers and reaction fronts in a steady, three-dimensional flow," H. Mills,* and T. Solomon, paper to be presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, Pittsburgh, PA, November 25, 2013.

"Pinning of reaction fronts by burning invariant manifolds," P. Megson,* and T. Solomon, paper to be presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, Pittsburgh, PA, November 25, 2013.

"Design of the SUPERB recoil separator," Z. Jackson,* and M. Amthor, paper presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Nuclear Physics, Newport News, VA, October 24, 2013.

"Particle swarm optimization of higher-order corrections to large-acceptance ion optical systems," L. Carpenter,* and M. Amthor, paper presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Nuclear Physics, Newport News, VA, October 24, 2013.

"Stable algorithms for modeling thin-film epitaxial growth," G. Seyfarth* and B. Vollmayr-Lee, paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Baltimore, MD, March 20, 2013.

"Pinning of reaction fronts by burning invariant manifolds in spatially-disordered fluid flows," M. Najarian,* and T. Solomon, paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Baltimore, MD, March 20, 2013.

"Experimental studies of stationary reaction fronts in a chain of vortices with imposed wind," T. Solomon and C. Boyer,* paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Baltimore, MD, March 20, 2013.

"Computer simulations of non-equilibrium dynamics in silica ," C. Gorman,* K. Vollmayr-Lee, et al., paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Baltimore, MD, March 19, 2013.

"Experimental studies of stationary reaction fronts in a chain of vortices," C. Boyer,* and T. Solomon, paper presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Diego, CA, November 20, 2012.

"Burning invariant manifolds and pinning of reaction fronts in spatially-disordered fluid flows," T. Solomon and M. Najarian,*, paper presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Diego, CA, November 20, 2012.

"Probing correlation in quantum arrays," T. Yoder,* and M. Frey, paper presented at the SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Symposium: Quantum Information and Computation X, Baltimore, MD, April 26, 2012.

"Strictly discordant probes of the qubit depolarizing channel," M Frey and T. Yoder,* paper presented at the SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Symposium: Quantum Information and Computation X, Baltimore, MD, April 27, 2012.

"Chaotic advection of immiscible fluids," B. Vollmayr-Lee, D. Beller,* and S. Yasuda, paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Boston, MA, February 28, 2012.

"Burning invariant manifolds in spatially disordered advection-reaction-diffusion," D. Bargteil,* T. Solomon, et al., paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Boston, MA, February 28, 2012.

"A Study of Young Brown Dwarfs in the Mid Infrared," J. Lyons,* K. Allers, M. Herzog,* and M. Liu, paper presented at the 218th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Austin, TX, January 11, 2012.

"Modeling the Spectral Energy Distribution of 3C 279 in the Fermi Era," M. Halford,* K. Marshall, M. Joyce,* H. Aller, and M. Aller, paper presented at the 218th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Austin, TX, January 9, 2012.

"Multi-wavelength Analysis of Three Blazars," M. Joyce,* K. Marshall, M. Halford,* H. Aller, and M. Aller, paper presented at the 218th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Austin, TX, January 10, 2012.

"Burning invariant manifolds for propagating fronts in a chain of vortices," T. Solomon, M. Kingsbury,* et al., paper presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, Baltimore, MD, November 21, 2011.

"Barriers to reaction front propagation in a spatially random, time-independent flow," D. Bargteil,* T. Solomon, et al., paper presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, Baltimore, MD, November 21, 2011.

"A study of the LkHα 233 group," A. Peltier* and K. Allers, and M. Liu, paper presented at the 217th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Seattle, WA, January 12, 2011.

"Using non-linear X-ray variability to explore the core of active galaxy 3C 390.3," S. Quinn* and K. Marshall paper presented at the 217th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Seattle, WA, January 10, 2011.

"Multi-wavelength variability of Fermi selected blazars," M. Frate,* K. Marshall, et al., paper presented at the 217th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Seattle, WA, January 10, 2011.

"Calculating luminosities for a large sample of brown dwarfs," F. Stabile* and K. Allers, paper presented at the 217th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Seattle, WA, January 11, 2011.

"Pinning of reaction fronts by moving vortices," C. Williamson* and T. Solomon, paper presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, Long Beach, CA , November 23, 2010.

"Burning manifolds and burning lobes," M. Kingsbury* and T. Solomon, paper presented at the Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, Long Beach, CA , November 23, 2010.

"Phase separation in fluids with chaotic advection," D. Beller,* B. Vollmayr-Lee, and S. Yasuda, paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Portland, OR, March 15, 2010.

"Domain structure universality in the asymmetric Cahn-Hilliard equation," B. Vollmayr-Lee, A. Rutenberg, and S. Yasuda, paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Portland, OR, March 15, 2010.

"System dynamics of non-diffusively coupled oscillators," L. Lazarus,* and J. Tranquillo, paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Portland, OR, March 15, 2010.

"Dynamics of Si02: A computer simulation," L. Chambers,* K. Vollmayr-Lee, and R. Bjorkquist,* paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Portland, OR, March 17, 2010.

"Burning lobes in an advection-reaction-diffusion system," D. Gaskins* and T. Solomon, paper presented at the Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society, Minneapolis, MN, November 23, 2009.

"Chaotic mixing in vortex-dominated flows," M. Kingsbury* and T. Solomon, paper presented at the Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society, Minneapolis, MN, November 23, 2009.

"Coupling type affects synchronization properties of biological oscillators," L. Lazarus* and J. Tranquillo, paper presented at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 10, 2009.

"Burning lobes in advective-reaction-diffusion systems," D. Gaskins* and T. Solomon, paper presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Nonlinear Science, South Hadley, MA, June 28 - July 3, 2009.

"Chaotic mixing and reaction dynamics in a 3D time-independent flow," M. Kingsbury* and T. Solomon, paper presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Nonlinear Science, South Hadley, MA, June 28 - July 3, 2009.

"Two-photon interference with two (and only two) photons," F. King,* M. Trias,* and M. Ligare, paper presented at the Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics of the American Physical Society, Charlottesville, VA, May 23, 2009.

"Reaction fronts and synchronization in ordered and disordered vortex networks," T. Solomon, G. O'Malley,* and at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Pittsburgh, PA, March 17, 2009.

"Burst switching between incoherence and synchrony," N. Crosby,* and J. Tranquillo, paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Pittsburgh, PA, March 18, 2009.

"Phase separation in the advective Cahn-Hilliard equation with a chaotic flow," S. Yasuda, and B. Vollmayr-Lee, paper presented at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Pittsburgh, PA, March 16, 2009.

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