Department of Physics & Astronomy

Publications (2010)

See also: 2014,2013,2012,2011, 2009

Topics: Astrophysics, Experimental Physics, Theoretical Physics, or Conference Proceedings and Preprints
Authors in bold are faculty; authors in italics are students or alumni.

Books and Book Chapters

"Light localization by defects in optically induced photonic structures"
J. Yang, X. Wang, J. Wang and Z. Chen, 2010, in C. Denz, S. Flach, and Y. Kivshar ed., Nonlinearities in Periodic Structures and Metamaterials

Astrophysics

Forming Planetesimals by Gravitational Instability. II. How Dust Settles to its Marginally Stable State
Lee, A. T., Chiang, E., Asay-Davis, X., Barranco, J. , The Astrophysical Journal, 725, 1938 (2010)

Near-IR H2 Emission of Protostars: Probing Circumstellar Environments
Greene, T. P., Barsony, M., Weintraub, D. A. , The Astrophysical Journal, 725, 1100 (2010)

Ultraviolet tails and trails in cluster galaxies: a sample of candidate gaseous stripping events in Coma
Smith, R. J., Lucey, J. R., Hammer, D., Hornschemeier, A. E., Carter, D., Hudson, M. J., Marzke, R. O., Mouhcine, M., Eftekharzadeh, S., James, P., Khosroshahi, H., Kourkchi, E., Karick, A. , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 408, 1417 (2010)

The HST/ACS Coma Cluster Survey. II. Data Description and Source Catalogs
Hammer, D., Verdoes Kleijn, G., Hoyos, C., den Brok, M., Balcells, M., Ferguson, H. C., Goudfrooij, P., Carter, D., Guzmán, R., Peletier, R. F., Smith, R. J., Graham, A. W., Trentham, N., Peng, E., Puzia, T. H., Lucey, J. R., Jogee, S., Aguerri, A. L., Batcheldor, D., Bridges, T. J., Chiboucas, K., Davies, J. I., del Burgo, C., Erwin, P., Hornschemeier, A., Hudson, M. J., Huxor, A., Jenkins, L., Karick, A., Khosroshahi, H., Kourkchi, E., Komiyama, Y., Lotz, J., Marzke, R. O., Marinova, I., Matkovic, A., Merritt, D., Miller, B. W., Miller, N. A., Mobasher, B., Mouhcine, M., Okamura, S., Percival, S., Phillipps, S., Poggianti, B. M., Price, J., Sharples, R. M., Tully, R. B., Valentijn, E. , The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 191, 143 (2010)

Keck/LRIS Spectroscopic Confirmation of Coma Cluster Dwarf Galaxy Membership Assignments
Chiboucas, K., Tully, R. B., Marzke, R. O., Trentham, N., Ferguson, H. C., Hammer, D., Carter, D., Khosroshahi, H. , The Astrophysical Journal, 723, 251 (2010)

Ultraviolet-bright Stellar Populations and Their Evolutionary Implications in the Collapsed-core Cluster M15
Haurberg, N. C., Lubell, G. M. G., Cohn, H. N., Lugger, P. M., Anderson, J., Cool, A. M., Serenelli, A. M. , The Astrophysical Journal, 722, 158 (2010)

Identification of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources in the Core-collapsed Globular Cluster NGC 6397: Evidence for a Bimodal Cataclysmic Variable Population
Cohn, H. N., Lugger, P. M., Couch, S. M., Anderson, J., Cool, A. M., van den Berg, M., Bogdanov, S., Heinke, C. O., Grindlay, J. E. , The Astrophysical Journal, 722, 20 (2010)

IRS Scan-mapping of the Wasp-waist Nebula (IRAS 16253-2429). I. Derivation of Shock Conditions from H2 Emission and Discovery of 11.3 μm PAH Absorption
Barsony, M., Wolf-Chase, G. A., Ciardi, D. R., O'Linger, J. , The Astrophysical Journal, 720, 64 (2010)

A Methane Imaging Survey for T Dwarf Candidates in ρ Ophiuchi
Haisch, K. E., Jr., Barsony, M., Tinney, C. , The Astrophysical Journal, 719, L90 (2010)

Forming Planetesimals by Gravitational Instability. I. The Role of the Richardson Number in Triggering the Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability
Lee, A. T., Chiang, E., Asay-Davis, X., Barranco, J. , The Astrophysical Journal, 718, 1367 (2010)

Experimental Physics

Persistence and breakdown of Airy beams driven by an initial nonlinearity
Hu, Y., Huang, S., Zhang, P., Lou, C., Xu, J., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 35, 3952 (2010)

Generation and nonlinear self-trapping of optical propelling beams
Zhang, P., Huang, S., Hu, Y., Hernandez, D., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 35, 3129 (2010)

Self-trapping and stabilization of doubly-charged optical vortices in two-dimensional photonic lattices
Eugenieva, E., Song, D., Bezryadina, A., Zhang, P., Chen, Z., Abraham, N. , Journal of Modern Optics, 57, 1377 (2010)

Observation of soliton interaction and planetlike orbiting in Bessel-like photonic lattices
Huang, S., Zhang, P., Wang, X., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 35, 2284 (2010)

Optimal control of the ballistic motion of Airy beams
Hu, Y., Zhang, P., Lou, C., Huang, S., Xu, J., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 35, 2260 (2010)

Observation of bandgap guidance of optical vortices in a tunable negative defect
Song, D., Wang, X., Shuldman, D., Wang, J., Tang, L., Lou, C., Xu, J., Yang, J., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 35, 2106 (2010)

Interface solitons excited between a simple lattice and a superlattice
Hu, Y., Egger, R., Zhang, P., Wang, X., Chen, Z. , Optics Express, 18, 14679 (2010)

Wave propagation in waveguide arrays with alternating positive and negative couplings
Efremidis, N. K., Zhang, P., Chen, Z., Christodoulides, D. N., Rüter, C. E., Kip, D. , Physical Review A, 81, 053817 (2010)

Incomplete Brillouin-zone spectra and controlled Bragg reflection with ionic-type photonic lattices
Zhang, P., Liu, S., Lou, C., Xiao, F., Wang, X., Zhao, J., Xu, J., Chen, Z. , Physical Review A, 81, 041801 (2010)

Frequency synchronization of blue whale calls near Pioneer Seamount
Hoffman, M. D., Garfield, N., Bland, R. W. , Acoustical Society of America Journal, 128, 490 (2010)

"Observation of coherent destruction of tunneling and unusual beam dynamics due to negative coupling in three-dimensional photonic lattices"
Efremidis, K., Miller, A., Hu, Y., and Chen, Z., Opt. Lett. , 35, 3252 (2010)

"Self-trapping of optical vortices at the surface of an induced semi-infinite photonic lattice"
Song, D., Lou, C., Law, K., Tang L., Ye, Z., P.Kevrekidis, G., Xu, J., and Chen, Z., Opt. Express , 18 , 5873 (2010)

"Tuning of Bloch modes, diffraction and refraction by two-dimensional lattice reconfiguration"
Zhang, P., Lou, C., Liu, S., Zhao, J., Xu, J., and Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 35, 892 (2010)

"Saddle lattice solitons: a perfect balance between hybrid nonlinearity and anisotropic diffraction"
Hu, Y., Lou, C., Zhang, P., Yu, J., and Chen, Z., Laser & Optoelectronics Progress (Chinese Optics 2009, in Chinese) , 47, 03SC06 (2010)

Theoretical Physics

Large-N reduction in QCD-like theories with massive adjoint fermions
Azeyanagi, T., Hanada, M., Ünsal, M., Yacoby, R. , Physical Review D, 82, 125013 (2010)

Algebraic renormalization of supersymmetric gauge theories with dimensionful parameters
Golterman, M., Shamir, Y. , Physical Review D, 82, 105003 (2010)

Anti-de Sitter-space/conformal-field-theory correspondence and large-N volume independence
Poppitz, E., Ünsal, M. , Physical Review D, 82, 066002 (2010)

Large- N volume independence in conformal and confining gauge theories
Ünsal, M., Yaffe, L. G. , Journal of High Energy Physics, 8, 30 (2010)

Realization of center symmetry in two adjoint flavor large-N Yang-Mills
Catterall, S., Galvez, R., Ünsal, M. , Journal of High Energy Physics, 8, 10 (2010)

Faddeev-Popov spectra at the Gribov horizon
Greensite, J. , Physical Review D, 81, 114011 (2010)

Coulomb confinement from the Yang-Mills vacuum state in 2+1 dimensions
Greensite, J., Olejník, Š. , Physical Review D, 81, 074504 (2010)

Comments on large-N volume independence
Poppitz, E., Ünsal, M. , Journal of High Energy Physics, 1, 98 (2010)

Pandora's Box and Non-Selfdual Topological Excitations
Ünsal, M. , International Journal of Modern Physics A, 25, 278 (2010)

Conference Proceedings and Preprints

A Deep Multiwavelength View of Binaries in ω Centauri
Haggard, D., Cool, A. M., Arias, T., Brochmann, M. B., Anderson, J., Davies, M. B. , American Institute of Physics Conference Series, 1314, 157 (2010)

UCDs in the Coma Cluster
Chiboucas, K., Tully, R. B., Marzke, R. O., Phillipps, S., Price, J., Peng, E. W., Trentham, N., Carter, D., Hammer, D. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1009.3950 (2010)

Latest Results on Cluster Dark Matter Profiles from the JACO Collaboration
Krok, M., Mahdavi, A., Hoekstra, H., Babul, A., Sievers, J., Henry, J. , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 42, #436.01 (2010)

Excitation Mechanisms for Hot Molecular Hydrogen in the Planet-Forming Regions of Protostars
Barsony, M., Greene, T. P., Weintraub, D. A. , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 42, #428.23 (2010)

Methane Imaging Search for Planetary Mass Objects in Rho Ophiuchi
Higley, S. J., Haisch, K. E., Jr., Barsony, M., Tinney, C. , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 42, #424.24 (2010)

The Impact of a 5E Conceptual Change Approach to Astronomy Education
Krok, M., Cool, A., Tanner, K. D., Prather, E. , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 42, #366.03 (2010)

Response of mating activity of the plainfin midshipman to inflow into San Francisco Bay from a summer storm
Bland, R. W. , AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, (2010)

Linear and nonlinear control of ballistic trajectory of airy beams
Hu, Y., Zhang, P., Huang, S., Lou, C., Xu, J., Chen, Z. , Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 7782, (2010)

Duality violations in tau hadronic spectral moments
Boito, D. R., Cata, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1011.4426 (2010)

Transfer Matrix for Partially Quenched QCD
Bernard, C., Golterman, M. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1011.0184 (2010)

Pandora's Box and Non-Selfdual Topological Excitations
Ünsal, M. , Crossing the Boundaries: Gauge Dynamics at Strong Coupling, 96 (2010)

"Linear and nonlinear control of ballistic trajectory of Airy beams"
Chen, Z., Proc. SPIE , 7782, 778207 (2010)

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