Department of Physics & Astronomy

Publications (2012)

See also: 2014,2013,2011,2010,2009

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

Nonlinear Photonics and Novel Optical Phenomena
Chen, Z., and Morandotti, R. (Eds.), 2012

Astrophysics

The Canadian Cluster Comparison Project: weak lensing masses and SZ scaling relations
Hoekstra, H., Mahdavi, A., Babul, A., Bildfell, C. , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 427, 1298 (2012)

Evolution of the red sequence giant to dwarf ratio in galaxy clusters out to z ˜ 0.5
Bildfell, C., Hoekstra, H., Babul, A., Sand, D., Graham, M., Willis, J., Urquhart, S., Mahdavi, A., Pritchet, C., Zaritsky, D., Franse, J., Langelaan, P. , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 425, 204 (2012)

CLASH: Precise New Constraints on the Mass Profile of the Galaxy Cluster A2261
Coe, D., Umetsu, K., Zitrin, A., Donahue, M., Medezinski, E., Postman, M., Carrasco, M., Anguita, T., Geller, M. J., Rines, K. J., Diaferio, A., Kurtz, M. J., Bradley, L., Koekemoer, A., Zheng, W., Nonino, M., Molino, A., Mahdavi, A., Lemze, D., Infante, L., Ogaz, S., Melchior, P., Host, O., Ford, H., Grillo, C., Rosati, P., Jiménez-Teja, Y., Moustakas, J., Broadhurst, T., Ascaso, B., Lahav, O., Bartelmann, M., Benítez, N., Bouwens, R., Graur, O., Graves, G., Jha, S., Jouvel, S., Kelson, D., Moustakas, L., Maoz, D., Meneghetti, M., Merten, J., Riess, A., Rodney, S., Seitz, S. , The Astrophysical Journal, 757, 22 (2012)

A Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope/Chandra view of IRAS 09104+4109: a type 2 QSO in a cooling flow
O'Sullivan, E., Giacintucci, S., Babul, A., Raychaudhury, S., Venturi, T., Bildfell, C., Mahdavi, A., Oonk, J. B. R., Murray, N., Hoekstra, H., Donahue, M. , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 424, 2971 (2012)

CLASH: Mass Distribution in and around MACS J1206.2-0847 from a Full Cluster Lensing Analysis
Umetsu, K., Medezinski, E., Nonino, M., Merten, J., Zitrin, A., Molino, A., Grillo, C., Carrasco, M., Donahue, M., Mahdavi, A., Coe, D., Postman, M., Koekemoer, A., Czakon, N., Sayers, J., Mroczkowski, T., Golwala, S., Koch, P. M., Lin, K.-Y., Molnar, S. M., Rosati, P., Balestra, I., Mercurio, A., Scodeggio, M., Biviano, A., Anguita, T., Infante, L., Seidel, G., Sendra, I., Jouvel, S., Host, O., Lemze, D., Broadhurst, T., Meneghetti, M., Moustakas, L., Bartelmann, M., Benítez, N., Bouwens, R., Bradley, L., Ford, H., Jiménez-Teja, Y., Kelson, D., Lahav, O., Melchior, P., Moustakas, J., Ogaz, S., Seitz, S., Zheng, W. , The Astrophysical Journal, 755, 56 (2012)

A Significant Population of Candidate New Members of the ρ Ophiuchi Cluster
Barsony, M., Haisch, K. E., Marsh, K. A., McCarthy, C. , The Astrophysical Journal, 751, 22 (2012)

A Study of the Dark Core in A520 with the Hubble Space Telescope: The Mystery Deepens
Jee, M. J., Mahdavi, A., Hoekstra, H., Babul, A., Dalcanton, J. J., Carroll, P., Capak, P. , The Astrophysical Journal, 747, 96 (2012)

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. J., Mahdavi, A. , The Astrophysical Journal, 746, 163 (2012)

Experimental Physics

Rotating Beads and Bacteria with Moiré-Based Optical Tweezers
Zhang, P., Hernandez, D., Cannan, D., Hu, Y., Chen, J. C., Huang, S., Fardad, S., Christodoulides, D. N., Chen, Z. , Optics & Photonics News, 23, 46 (2012)

Nonparaxial Mathieu and Weber Accelerating Beams
Zhang, P., Hu, Y., Li, T., Cannan, D., Yin, X., Morandotti, R., Chen, Z., Zhang, X. , Physical Review Letters, 109, 193901 (2012)

A non-aqueous electrodeposition process for fabrication of superhydrophobic surface with hierarchical micro/nano structure
Hao, L., Chen, Z., Wang, R., Guo, C., Zhang, P., Pang, S. , Applied Surface Science, 258, 8970 (2012)

Optical spatial solitons: historical overview and recent advances
Chen, Z., Segev, M., Christodoulides, D. N. , Reports on Progress in Physics, 75, 086401 (2012)

Generation of linear and nonlinear nonparaxial accelerating beams
Zhang, P., Hu, Y., Cannan, D., Salandrino, A., Li, T., Morandotti, R., Zhang, X., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 37, 2820 (2012)

Observation of trapping and transporting air-borne absorbing particles with a single optical beam
Zhang, Z., Cannan, D., Liu, J., Zhang, P., Christodoulides, D. N., Chen, Z. , Optics Express, 20, 16212 (2012)

Tunable self-shifting Bloch modes in anisotropic hexagonal photonic lattices
Liu, S., Hu, Y., Zhang, P., Gan, X., Lou, C., Song, D., Zhao, J., Xu, J., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 37, 2184 (2012)

Light Bends Itself into an Arc
Chen, Z. , Physcs Online Journal, 5, 44 (2012)

Abruptly autofocusing and autodefocusing optical beams with arbitrary caustics
Chremmos, I. D., Chen, Z., Christodoulides, D. N., Efremidis, N. K. , Physical Review A, 85, 023828 (2012)

Symmetry-breaking diffraction and dynamic self-trapping in optically induced hexagonal photonic lattices
Liu, S., Hu, Y., Zhang, P., Gan, X., Lou, C., Song, D., Zhao, J., Xu, J., Chen, Z. , Applied Physics Letters, 100, 061907 (2012)

Theoretical Physics

Theta dependence, sign problems, and topological interference
Ünsal, M. , Physical Review D, 86, 105012 (2012)

Continuity, deconfinement, and (super) Yang-Mills theory
Poppitz, E., Schäfer, T., Ünsal, M. , Journal of High Energy Physics, 10, 115 (2012)

Semiclassical Realization of Infrared Renormalons
Argyres, P., Ünsal, M. , Physical Review Letters, 109, 121601 (2012)

Model-independent parametrization of the hadronic vacuum polarization and g-2 for the muon on the lattice
Aubin, C., Blum, T., Golterman, M., Peris, S. , Physical Review D, 86, 054509 (2012)

The semi-classical expansion and resurgence in gauge theories: new perturbative, instanton, bion, and renormalon effects
Argyres, P. C., Ünsal, M. , Journal of High Energy Physics, 8, 63 (2012)

Deconfinement in Yang-Mills theory through toroidal compactification with deformation
Simić, D., Ünsal, M. , Physical Review D, 85, 105027 (2012)

Scaling properties of Wilson loops pierced by P-vortices
Dunn, P., Greensite, J. , Physical Review D, 85, 097501 (2012)

Updated determination of αs from τ decays
Boito, D., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Mahdavi, A., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , Physical Review D, 85, 093015 (2012)

Gribov horizon and the one-loop color-Coulomb potential
Golterman, M., Greensite, J., Peris, S., Szczepaniak, A. P. , Physical Review D, 85, 085016 (2012)

αs from τ decays revisited
Boito, D. R., Catà, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 225, 157 (2012)

Issues in Determining αs from Hadronic τ Decay and Electroproduction Data
Boito, D., Catà, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 225, 153 (2012)

2d affine XY-spin model/4d gauge theory duality and deconfinement
Anber, M. M., Poppitz, E., Ünsal, M. , Journal of High Energy Physics, 4, 40 (2012)

Conference Proceedings and Preprints

HST/ACS Imaging of Omega Centauri: Optical Counterparts of Chandra X-Ray Sources
Cool, A. M., Haggard, D., Arias, T., Brochmann, M., Dorfman, J., Gafford, A., White, V., Anderson, J. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1212.2646 (2012)

The strong coupling from tau decays without prejudice
Boito, D., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Mahdavi, A., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1212.0091 (2012)

Joint Analysis of Cluster Observations: II. Chandra/XMM-Newton X-ray and Weak Lensing Scaling Relations for a Sample of 50 Rich Clusters of Galaxies
Mahdavi, A., Hoekstra, H., Babul, A., Bildfell, C., Jeltema, T., Henry, J. P. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1210.3689 (2012)

Precise Doppler Monitoring of Barnard's Star
Choi, J., McCarthy, C., Marcy, G. W., Howard, A. W., Fischer, D. A., Johnson, J. A., Isaacson, H., Wright, J. T. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1208.2273 (2012)

A Significant Population of Candidate New Members of the Rho Ophiuchi Cluster
Haisch, K. E., Barsony, M., Marsh, K. A., McCarthy, C. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #220, 220, #333.06 (2012)

Experimental demonstration waveguide with arbitrary bending angles in hyperuniform disordered photonics materials
Man, W., Florescu, M., Hashemizad, S., Williamson, E., Liner, D., He, Y., Leung, B., Chaikin, P. , APS Meeting Abstracts, 28005 (2012)

Spatial Beam Dynamics Mediated by Hybrid Nonlinearity
Zhang, P., Lou, C., Hu, Y., Liu, S., Zhao, J., Xu, J., Chen, Z. , Nonlinear Photonics and Novel Optical Phenomena, 133 (2012)

Self-accelerating Airy Beams: Generation, Control, and Applications
Hu, Y., Siviloglou, G. A., Zhang, P., Efremidis, N. K., Christodoulides, D. N., Chen, Z. , Nonlinear Photonics and Novel Optical Phenomena, 1 (2012)

Low-energy constants and condensates from the tau hadronic spectral functions
Boito, D., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1212.4471 (2012)

The strong coupling from tau decays without prejudice
Boito, D., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Mahdavi, A., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1212.0091 (2012)

Pade approximants and g-2 for the muon
Aubin, C., Blum, T., Golterman, M., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1210.7611 (2012)

Phase with no mass gap in non-perturbatively gauge-fixed Yang--Mills theory
Golterman, M., Shamir, Y. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1210.4284 (2012)

Excited-state contribution to the axial-vector and pseudo-scalar correlators with two extra pions
Bar, O., Golterman, M. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1209.2258 (2012)

Duality violation and the K -->ππ electroweak penguin operator matrix elements from hadronic τ decays
Boito, D., Catà, O., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Osborne, J., Peris, S. , American Institute of Physics Conference Series, 1441, 344 (2012)

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