Department of Physics & Astronomy

Publications (2011)

See also: 2014,2013,2012,2010, 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

"Applications of chiral perturbation theory to lattice QCD"
Golterman, M., 2011, in Lellouch, et al. ed., Modern perspectives in lattice QCD: Quantum field theory and high performance computing

An Introduction to the Confinement Problem
Greensite, J. , 2011

Astrophysics

Red Nuggets at High Redshift: Structural Evolution of Quiescent Galaxies Over 10 Gyr of Cosmic History
Damjanov, I., Abraham, R. G., Glazebrook, K., McCarthy, P. J., Caris, E., Carlberg, R. G., Chen, H.-W., Crampton, D., Green, A. W., Jørgensen, I., Juneau, S., Le Borgne, D., Marzke, R. O., Mentuch, E., Murowinski, R., Roth, K., Savaglio, S., Yan, H. , The Astrophysical Journal, 739, L44 (2011)

Ultra-compact Dwarfs 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. , The Astrophysical Journal, 737, 86 (2011)

Model-independent Limits on the Line-of-sight Depth of Clusters of Galaxies Using X-Ray and Sunyaev-Zel'dovich data
Mahdavi, A., Chang, W. , The Astrophysical Journal, 735, L4 (2011)

Ground- and space-based study of two globular cluster cataclysmic variables: M22 CV1 and M5 V101
Hourihane, A. P., Callanan, P. J., Cool, A. M., Reynolds, M. T. , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 414, 184 (2011)

Three-dimensional Spectral Simulations of Anelastic Turbulent Convection
Penev, K., Barranco, J., Sasselov, D. , The Astrophysical Journal, 734, 118 (2011)

The globular cluster systems of Abell 1185
West, M. J., Jordán, A., Blakeslee, J. P., Côté, P., Gregg, M. D., Takamiya, M., Marzke, R. O. , Astronomy and Astrophysics, 528, A115 (2011)

The HST/ACS Coma Cluster Survey. IV. Intergalactic Globular Clusters and the Massive Globular Cluster System at the Core of the Coma Galaxy Cluster
Peng, E. W., Ferguson, H. C., Goudfrooij, P., Hammer, D., Lucey, J. R., Marzke, R. O., Puzia, T. H., Carter, D., Balcells, M., Bridges, T., Chiboucas, K., del Burgo, C., Graham, A. W., Guzmán, R., Hudson, M. J., Matković, A., Merritt, D., Miller, B. W., Mouhcine, M., Phillipps, S., Sharples, R., Smith, R. J., Tully, B., Verdoes Kleijn, G. , The Astrophysical Journal, 730, 23 (2011)

Experimental Physics

Fourier-space generation of abruptly autofocusing beams and optical bottle beams
Chremmos, I., Zhang, P., Prakash, J., Efremidis, N. K., Christodoulides, D. N., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 36, 3675 (2011)

Reconfigurable 3D photonic lattices by optical induction for optical control of beam propagation
Zhang, P., Efremidis, N. K., Miller, A., Ni, P., Chen, Z. , Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics, 104, 553 (2011)

Discrete beam acceleration in uniform waveguide arrays
El-Ganainy, R., Makris, K. G., Miri, M. A., Christodoulides, D. N., Chen, Z. , Physical Review A, 84, 023842 (2011)

Acceleration control of Airy beams with optically induced refractive-index gradient
Ye, Z., Liu, S., Lou, C., Zhang, P., Hu, Y., Song, D., Zhao, J., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 36, 3230 (2011)

Plasmonic Airy beams with dynamically controlled trajectories
Zhang, P., Wang, S., Liu, Y., Yin, X., Lu, C., Chen, Z., Zhang, X. , Optics Letters, 36, 3191 (2011)

Trapping and guiding microparticles with morphing autofocusing Airy beams
Zhang, P., Prakash, J., Zhang, Z., Mills, M. S., Efremidis, N. K., Christodoulides, D. N., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 36, 2883 (2011)

Trapping and transporting aerosols with a single optical bottle beam generated by moiré techniques
Zhang, P., Zhang, Z., Prakash, J., Huang, S., Hernandez, D., Salazar, M., Christodoulides, D. N., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 36, 1491 (2011)

Anomalous interactions of spatial gap solitons in optically induced photonic lattices
Liu, S., Hu, Y., Zhang, P., Gan, X., Xiao, F., Lou, C., Song, D., Zhao, J., Xu, J., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 36, 1167 (2011)

Nonlinear beam deflection in photonic lattices with negative defects
Wang, J., Ye, Z., Miller, A., Hu, Y., Lou, C., Zhang, P., Chen, Z., Yang, J. , Physical Review A, 83, 033836 (2011)

Image transmission using stable solitons of arbitrary shapes in photonic lattices
Yang, J., Zhang, P., Yoshihara, M., Hu, Y., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 36, 772 (2011)

Theoretical Physics

New determination of αs from hadronic τ decays
Boito, D., Catà, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , Physical Review D, 84, 113006 (2011)

Duality violations in τ hadronic spectral moments
Boito, D. R., Catà, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 218, 104 (2011)

Adjoint torelons, and the persistence of color electric flux tubes in the deconfined phase
Greensite, J., Olejník, Š. , Physical Review D, 84, 014506 (2011)

Seiberg-Witten and "Polyakov-like" magnetic bion confinements are continuously connected
Poppitz, E., Ünsal, M. , Journal of High Energy Physics, 7, 82 (2011)

k-string tensions and the 1/N expansion
Greensite, J., Lucini, B., Patella, A. , Physical Review D, 83, 125019 (2011)

Testing proposals for the Yang-Mills vacuum wavefunctional by measurement of the vacuum
Greensite, J., Matevosyan, H., Olejník, Š., Quandt, M., Reinhardt, H., Szczepaniak, A. P. , Physical Review D, 83, 114509 (2011)

Flavor symmetry breaking in lattice QCD with a mixed action
Bär, O., Golterman, M., Shamir, Y. , Physical Review D, 83, 054501 (2011)

An Introduction to the Confinement Problem
Greensite, J. , Lecture Notes in Physics, Berlin Springer Verlag, 821, (2011)

Conference Proceedings and Preprints

The Multi-Epoch Nearby Cluster Survey: type Ia supernova rate measurement in z~0.1 clusters and the late-time delay time distribution
Sand, D. J., Graham, M. L., Bildfell, C., Zaritsky, D., Pritchet, C., Hoekstra, H., Just, D. W., Herbert-Fort, S., Sivanandam, S., Foley, R., Mahdavi, A. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1110.1632 (2011)

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. , EAS Publications Series, 48, 225 (2011)

Young Planetary Mass Objects in the ρ Ophiuchi Cloud Core
Barsony, M., Haisch, K. E., McCarthy, C., Burgasser, A. J. , NOAO Proposal ID #2011A-0563, 563 (2011)

A Search for Helium-Core White Dwarfs in Omega Centauri
Hayward, S. G., Cool, A. M., Anderson, J. , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 43, #434.18 (2011)

Discovery of a Candidate Compact Elliptical Galaxy with SOAR/SOI
Davy, C. M., Marzke, R., Pehrson, S., Hoch, Z., Maia, M., da Costa, L. N., Pellegrini, P. , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 43, #430.04 (2011)

Main Sequence Binary Fraction in Globular Cluster NGC 6397
Srinath, S., Cool, A. M., Anderson, J. , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 43, #152.16 (2011)

Resurrecting The Red From The Dead: Optical Properties Of BCGs In X-ray Luminous Clusters
Bildfell, C., Hoekstra, H., Babul, A., Mahdavi, A. , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 43, #109.06 (2011)

Measurement of photonic band diagram in non-crystalline photonic band gap (PBG) materials
Man, W., Williamson, E., Hashemizad, S., Yadak, P., Florescu, M. , APS Meeting Abstracts, 32004 (2011)

Experimental observation of photonic bandgaps in two dimensional hyperuniform disordered materials
Hashemizad, S., Man, W., Florescu, M., Yadak, P., Matsuyama, K., Torquato, S., Steinhardt, P., Chaikin, P. , APS Meeting Abstracts, 32002 (2011)

Disordered Hyperuniform Photonic Band Gap Materials
Florescu, M., Man, W., Chaikin, P., Torquato, S., Steinhardt, P. J. , APS Meeting Abstracts, 32001 (2011)

alpha_s from tau decays revisited
Boito, D., Cata, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1112.5624 (2011)

Issues in determining alpha_s from hadronic tau decay and electroproduction data
Boito, D., Cata, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1112.4202 (2011)

Measurements of the Yang-Mills vacuum wavefunctional, and related studies
Greensite, J. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1112.0048 (2011)

On the Extraction of the Strong Coupling from Hadronic Tau Decay
Boito, D., Catà, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1111.5040 (2011)

k-String tensions and their large-N dependence
Greensite, J., Lucini, B., Patella, A. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1111.0901 (2011)

Duality Violation and the K --> pi pi Electroweak Penguin Operator Matrix Elements from Hadronic Tau Decays
Boito, D., Cata, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1110.5562 (2011)

Flavor symmetry breaking in mixed-action QCD
Baer, O., Golterman, M., Shamir, Y. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1110.2715 (2011)

Workshop on Precision Measurements of alphas
Bethke, S., Hoang, A. H., Kluth, S., Schieck, J., Stewart, I. W., Aoki, S., Beneke, M., Blumlein, J., Brambilla, N., Brodsky, S., Descotes-Genon, S., Erler, J., Forte, S., Gehrmann, T., Glasman, C., Golterman, M., Hashimoto, S., Kronfeld, A., Kuhn, J., Lepage, P., Martin, A., Mateu, V., Menke, S., Nomura, Y., Pahl, C., Petriello, F., Pich, A., Rabbertz, K., Salam, G., Schulz, H., Sommer, R., Steinhauser, M., Webber, B., Yuan, C., Zanderighi, G. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1110.0016 (2011)

Properties of the approximate Yang-Mills ground-state wave functional in 2+1 dimensions
Greensite, J., Olejník, Š. , American Institute of Physics Conference Series, 1343, 203 (2011)

Panel discussion: What don't we know about confinement?
Alkofer, R., Diakonov, D., Pawlowski, J., Reinhardt, H., Zakharov, V., Zwanziger, D., Greensite, J. , American Institute of Physics Conference Series, 1343, 17 (2011)

Duality violations in hadronic tau decays and the value of alpha_s
Boito, D., Cata, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1103.4194 (2011)

In quest of the Yang-Mills vacuum wavefunctional
Greensite, J., Olejnik, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1102.4708 (2011)

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