This collection represents a sample of faculty work from the Department of Physics. The faculty is well versed in both classical and modern physics with a thorough understanding of the principles of mechanics, optics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, and relativity.

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Submissions from 2014

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Commonly asked questions in physics, Andrew Rex

Submissions from 2013

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Dispersive light propagation at cosmological distances: Matter effects, David C. Latimer

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Neutrino tomography, David C. Latimer and Margaret A. Millhouse

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Solutions Manual for Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers (Fourth Edition), Andrew Rex and Allen Flora

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Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers (Fourth Edition), Andrew Rex and Stephen T. Thornton

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Experimental Study of Vibraphone Pitch Bending using Electronic Speckle-Pattern Interferometry, Rand Worland

Submissions from 2012

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On the Pin-and-Slot Device of the Antikythera Mechanism, With a New Application to the Superior Planets, James C. Evans, Alan S. Thorndike, and Christian C. Carman

Implications of the Dirac CP phase upon parametric resonance for sub-GeV neutrinos, David C. Latimer

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Calculating error bars for neutrino mixing parameters, David C. Latimer, H. R. Burroughs, B. K. Cogswell, J. Escamilla-Roa, and D J. Ernst

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Implications of the Dirac CP phase upon parametric resonance for sub-GeV neutrinos, David C. Latimer and Edouard A. Hay

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Musical Acoustics of Orchestral Water Crotales, Rand Worland

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Acoustical Effect of Progressive Undercutting of Percussive Aluminum Bars, Rand Worland and Eric M. Laukkanen

Submissions from 2011

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Group velocity dispersion of dyes in solution measured with white-light interferometry, Amelia G. VanEngen Spivey and Nathanael Seid

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Chladni Patterns on Drumheads: A “Physics of Music” Experiment, Rand Worland

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Demonstrating the Effect of Air Temperature on Wind Instrument Tuning, Rand Worland

Acoustic Effects of Holes in Commercial Cymbals, Randy Worland

Demonstrating the Effect of Air Temperature on Wind Instrument Tuning, Randy Worland

Experimental Study of Vibraphone Pitch Bending using Electronic Speckle-Pattern Interferometry, Randy Worland

Submissions from 2010

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Astronomy, James Evans

Calculus Tutorial: Integrals, James Evans

The Astrologer's Apparatus A Picture of Professional Practice in Greco-Roman Egypt, James Evans

Tracking the Cosmos: The Technology of the Antikythera Mechanism, James Evans

Calculus Tutorial: Derivatives, James C. Evans

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Solar anomaly and planetary displays on the Antikythera mechanism, James Evans, Alan Thorndike, and Christian C. Carman

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Implications of the Super-K atmospheric, long baseline, and reactor data for the mixing angles ?13 and ?23, David C. Latimer, J. Escamilla-Roa, and D. J. Ernst

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The impact of hierarchy upon the values of neutrino mixing parameters, David C. Latimer, J. Escamilla-Roa, and D. J. Ernst

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Dark matter constraints from a cosmic index of refraction, David C. Latimer and Susan Gardner

Calculus Tutorial: Derivatives, Andrew Rex

Calculus Tutorial: Integrals, Andrew Rex

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Essential College Physics, Volumes 1 and 2, Andrew Rex and Richard Wolfson

Cover photograph and two additional color photos of quinine fluorescence from a violet laser pointer, Rand Worland

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Normal Modes of a Musical Drumhead under Non-uniform Tension, Rand Worland

Connecting Everyday Life to Theory in Upper-Level Electricity and Magnetism, Randy Worland

Musical Acoustics of Water Crotales, Randy Worland

Simple Demonstrations with Inexpensive Violet Laser Pointers, Randy Worland

The Physics of Pitch Bending on the Vibraphone, Randy Worland

Submissions from 2009

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Current-voltage Relation For A Field Ionizing He Beam Detector, D. P. DePonte, Greg Elliott, and S. D. Kevan

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Atmospheric, Long Baseline, and Reactor Neutrino Data Constraints on ?13, David C. Latimer, J. E. Roa, and D. J. Ernst

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Mere Thermodynamics, Andrew Rex

Black holes, wormholes, and event horizons, Amelia G. VanEngen Spivey

Dispersion measurements in materials using white light interferometry, Amelia G. VanEngen Spivey

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Drum Tuning: an Experimental Analysis of Membrane Modes under slightly Non-uniform Tension, Rand Worland

Chladni Patterns on Drums: a 'Physics of Music' Laboratory Exercise, Randy Worland

Normal Modes of a Circular Drumhead under Non-uniform Tension: Mode Splitting with Respect to Perturbation Symmetry, Randy Worland

Physics of Water Crotales, Randy Worland

Submissions from 2008

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Correlation Coefficient For Dephasing Of Light-hole Excitons And Heavy-hole Excitons In Gaas Quantum Wells, Amelia G. Vanengen Spivey, Camelia N. Borca, and Steven T. Cundiff

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Correlation coefficient for dephasing of light-hole excitons and heavy-hole excitons in GaAs quantum wells, Amelia G. VanEngen Spivey, Camelia N. Borca, and Steven T. Cundiff

Drum Tuning: an Experimental Analysis of Membrane Modes under slightly Non-uniform Tension, Randy Worland

Submissions from 2007

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Equating the Sun: Geometry, Models, and Practical Computing in Greek Astronomy, James Evans

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Quantum Mechanics at the Crossroads: New Perspectives from History, Philosophy and Physics, James Evans and Alan Thorndike

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Comment on "Symplectic quantization, inequivalent quantum theories, and Heisenberg's principle of uncertainty", David C. Latimer

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Detecting CP violation in a single neutrino oscillation channel at very long baselines, David C. Latimer, J. Escamilla, and D. J. Ernst

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Measuring the mass of a sterile neutrino with a very short baseline reactor experiment, David C. Latimer, J. Escamilla, and D. J. Ernst

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Inhomogeneous dephasing of heavy-hole and light-hole exciton coherences in GaAs quantum wells, Amelia G. VanEngen Spivey and Steven T. Cundiff

Submissions from 2006

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Geminos's Introduction to the Phenomena: A Translation and Study of a Hellenistic Survey of Astronomy, James Evans and J. Lennart Berggren

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Local demands on sterile neutrinos, David C. Latimer and D. J. Ernst

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Speckle Patterns With Atomic And Molecular De Broglie Waves, Forest S. Patton, Daniel P. Deponte, Gregory S. Elliott, and Stephen D. Kevan

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Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers (Second Edition), Andrew Rex and Stephen T. Thornton

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Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers (Third Edition), Andrew Rex and Stephen T. Thornton

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Synthesis and characterization of transition metal systems containing phosphino-oligothiophene ligands for nonlinear optical materials, Amelia G. VanEngen Spivey, R. Dustan Myrex, Gary M. Gray, and Christopher M. Lawson

The Physics of the Fire Organ, Rand Worland

Submissions from 2005

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Gn?monik? Techn?: The Dialer’s Art and Its Meanings for the Ancient World, James Evans

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Quantizing the damped harmonic oscillator, David C. Latimer

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Correlations between ?13 and ?23 in a very long baseline neutrino oscillation experiment, David C. Latimer and D. J. Ernst

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Neutrino oscillations: Measuring ?13 including its sign, David C. Latimer and D. J. Ernst

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On the Degeneracies of the Mass-Squared Differences for Three-Neutrino Oscillations, David C. Latimer and D. J. Ernst

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Physical region for three-neutrino mixing angles, David C. Latimer and D. J. Ernst

Amplification of narrow line LiF:F2 +** color center laser oscillation, Amelia G. VanEngen Spivey, Vladimir V. Fedorov, Michael M. McKerns, Sergey B. Mirov, and Christopher M. Lawson

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Synthesis, X-ray crystal structures and linear and nonlinear optical characterization of a series of nickel(II) and copper (II) salicylaldiminato complexes, Amelia G. VanEngen Spivey, J. Melissa Floyd, Gary M. Gray, Timothy M. Pritchett, Michael J. Ferry, Robert C. Hoffman, and Andrew G. Mott

Submissions from 2004

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The Astrologer’s Apparatus: A Picture of Professional Practice in Greco-Roman Egypt, James Evans

Tools of the Arts, Rand Worland and Greg Youtz

Submissions from 2003

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The Origins of Ptolemy’s Cosmos, James Evans

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The universal Lagrangian for one particle in a potential, James Evans

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Fermion mixing in quasifree states, David C. Latimer and Keith C. Hannabuss

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Analytical Model for Predicting Mechanotransduction Effects in Engineered Cardiac Tissue, David C. Latimer, Bradley J. Roth, and Kevin Kit Parker

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Maxwell's demon 2 : entropy, classical and quantum information, computing, Andrew Rex and Harvey S. Leff

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Anomalously fast decay of the LH-HH exciton Raman coherence, Amelia G. VanEngen Spivey, C. N. Borca, and Steven T. Cundiff

Color in Glass, Rand Worland and Greg Youtz

The Sound of Glass, Rand Worland and Greg Youtz

Submissions from 2002

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Gravity in the Century of Light: Sources, Construction and Reception of Le Sage’s Theory of Gravitation, James Evans

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Maxwell's Demon And The Second Law, Harvey S. Leff and Andrew F. Rex

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Maxwell’s Demon and the Second Law, Andrew Rex and Harvey S. Leff

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Brewster’s angle attenuator for terahertz pulses, Amelia G. VanEngen Spivey and Steven T. Cundiff

Rotational Motion and Kinetic Sculpture, Rand Worland

Submissions from 2001

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Concetti generali di materia e moto, James Evans

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Il dibattito sulle meteore, James Evans

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Il movimente del Sole, James Evans

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La luce del Sole, James Evans

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La nuova astronomia fisica, James Evans

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La vecchia guardia e la stabilità del Sistema solare, James Evans

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Longitudine e navigazione, James Evans

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Nuove istituzioni, James Evans

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Un nuovo Sistema solare, James Evans

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Answer to Question #58. Is a Good Long Jumper a Good High Jumper, Andrew Rex

Answer To Question #58. Is A Good Long Jumper A Good High Jumper?, Andrew F. Rex

Submissions from 2000

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The quantum field theory of fermion mixing, David C. Latimer and Keith C. Hannabuss

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Variations In The Conductive And Superconductive Properties Of {[tise2](l)[nbse2](m)}(n) Superlattices As A Function Of Superlattice Structure, M. Noh, Dc Johnson, and Gregory S. Elliott

Solutions Manual for Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers (Second Edition), Andrew Rex

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Integrated physics and calculus. 1, Andrew Rex and Martin Jackson

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Integrated physics and calculus. 2, Andrew Rex and Martin Jackson