Department of Physics & Astronomy

Publications (2013)

See also: 2014,2012,2011,2010,2009

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

Astrophysics

Gravitational Binary-lens Events with Prominent Effects of Lens Orbital Motion
Park, H., Udalski, A., Han, C., Gould, A., Beaulieu, J.-P., Tsapras, Y., Szymański, M. K., Kubiak, M., Soszyński, I., Pietrzyński, G., Poleski, R., Ulaczyk, K., Pietrukowicz, P., Kozłowski, S., Skowron, J., Wyrzykowski, Ł., The OGLE Collaboration, Choi, J.-Y., Depoy, D. L., Dong, S., Gaudi, B. S., Hwang, K.-H., Jung, Y. K., Kavka, A., Lee, C.-U., Monard, L. A. G., Park, B.-G., Pogge, R. W., Porritt, I., Shin, I.-G., Yee, J. C., The μFUN Collaboration, Albrow, M. D., Bennett, D. P., Caldwell, J. A. R., Cassan, A., Coutures, C., Dominis, D., Donatowicz, J., Fouqué, P., Greenhill, J., Huber, M., Jørgensen, U. G., Kane, S., Kubas, D., Marquette, J.-B., Menzies, J., Pitrou, C., Pollard, K. R., Sahu, K. C., Wambsganss, J., Williams, A., Zub, M., The PLANET Collaboration, Allan, A., Bramich, D. M., Browne, P., Dominik, M., Horne, K., Hundertmark, M., Kains, N., Snodgrass, C., Steele, I. A., Street, R. A., The RoboNet Collaboration , The Astrophysical Journal, 778, 134 (2013)

Interpretation of a Short-term Anomaly in the Gravitational Microlensing Event MOA-2012-BLG-486
Hwang, K.-H., Choi, J.-Y., Bond, I. A., Sumi, T., Han, C., Gaudi, B. S., Gould, A., Bozza, V., Beaulieu, J.-P., Tsapras, Y., Abe, F., Bennett, D. P., Botzler, C. S., Chote, P., Freeman, M., Fukui, A., Fukunaga, D., Harris, P., Itow, Y., Koshimoto, N., Ling, C. H., Masuda, K., Matsubara, Y., Muraki, Y., Namba, S., Ohnishi, K., Rattenbury, N. J., Saito, T., Sullivan, D. J., Sweatman, W. L., Suzuki, D., Tristram, P. J., Wada, K., Yamai, N., Yock, P. C. M., Yonehara, A., The MOA Collaboration, de Almeida, L. A., DePoy, D. L., Dong, S., Jablonski, F., Jung, Y. K., Kavka, A., Lee, C.-U., Park, H., Pogge, R. W., Shin, I.-G., Yee, J. C., The μFUN Collaboration, Albrow, M. D., Bachelet, E., Batista, V., Brillant, S., Caldwell, J. A. R., Cassan, A., Cole, A., Corrales, E., Coutures, C., Dieters, S., Dominis Prester, D., Donatowicz, J., Fouqué, P., Greenhill, J., Jørgensen, U. G., Kane, S. R., Kubas, D., Marquette, J.-B., Martin, R., Meintjes, P., Menzies, J., Pollard, K. R., Williams, A., Wouters, D., The PLANET Collaboration, Bramich, D. M., Dominik, M., Horne, K., Browne, P., Hundertmark, M., Ipatov, S., Kains, N., Snodgrass, C., Steele, I. A., Street, R. A., The RoboNet Collaboration , The Astrophysical Journal, 778, 55 (2013)

Solar System Moons as Analogs for Compact Exoplanetary Systems
Kane, S. R., Hinkel, N. R., Raymond, S. N. , The Astronomical Journal, 146, 122 (2013)

Habitability of Exomoons at the Hill or Tidal Locking Radius
Hinkel, N. R., Kane, S. R. , The Astrophysical Journal, 774, 27 (2013)

Very Low Mass Stellar and Substellar Companions to Solar-like Stars from MARVELS. IV. A Candidate Brown Dwarf or Low-mass Stellar Companion to HIP 67526
Jiang, P., Ge, J., Cargile, P., Crepp, J. R., De Lee, N., Porto de Mello, G. F., Esposito, M., Ferreira, L. D., Femenia, B., Fleming, S. W., Gaudi, B. S., Ghezzi, L., González Hernández, J. I., Hebb, L., Lee, B. L., Ma, B., Stassun, K. G., Wang, J., Wisniewski, J. P., Agol, E., Bizyaev, D., Brewington, H., Chang, L., Nicolaci da Costa, L., Eastman, J. D., Ebelke, G., Gary, B., Kane, S. R., Li, R., Liu, J., Mahadevan, S., Maia, M. A. G., Malanushenko, V., Malanushenko, E., Muna, D., Nguyen, D. C., Ogando, R. L. C., Oravetz, A., Oravetz, D., Pan, K., Pepper, J., Paegert, M., Allende Prieto, C., Rebolo, R., Santiago, B. X., Schneider, D. P., Shelden Bradley, A. C., Sivarani, T., Snedden, S., van Eyken, J. C., Wan, X., Weaver, B. A., Zhao, B. , The Astronomical Journal, 146, 65 (2013)

A Deep Chandra X-Ray Limit on the Putative IMBH in Omega Centauri
Haggard, D., Cool, A. M., Heinke, C. O., van der Marel, R., Cohn, H. N., Lugger, P. M., Anderson, J. , The Astrophysical Journal, 773, L31 (2013)

A Potential Super-Venus in the Kepler-69 System
Kane, S. R., Barclay, T., Gelino, D. M. , The Astrophysical Journal, 770, L20 (2013)

Implications of the spectroscopic abundances in α Centauri A and B
Hinkel, N. R., Kane, S. R. , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 432, L36 (2013)

Host Star Properties and Transit Exclusion for the HD 38529 Planetary System
Henry, G. W., Kane, S. R., Wang, S. X., Wright, J. T., Boyajian, T. S., von Braun, K., Ciardi, D. R., Dragomir, D., Farrington, C., Fischer, D. A., Hinkel, N. R., Howard, A. W., Jensen, E., Laughlin, G., Mahadevan, S., Pilyavsky, G. , The Astrophysical Journal, 768, 155 (2013)

A Cautionary Tale: MARVELS Brown Dwarf Candidate Reveals Itself to be a Very Long Period, Highly Eccentric Spectroscopic Stellar Binary
Mack, C. E., III, Ge, J., Deshpande, R., Wisniewski, J. P., Stassun, K. G., Gaudi, B. S., Fleming, S. W., Mahadevan, S., De Lee, N., Eastman, J., Ghezzi, L., González Hernández, J. I., Femenía, B., Ferreira, L., Porto de Mello, G., Crepp, J. R., Mata Sánchez, D., Agol, E., Beatty, T. G., Bizyaev, D., Brewington, H., Cargile, P. A., da Costa, L. N., Esposito, M., Ebelke, G., Hebb, L., Jiang, P., Kane, S. R., Lee, B., Maia, M. A. G., Malanushenko, E., Malanushenko, V., Oravetz, D., Paegert, M., Pan, K., Allende Prieto, C., Pepper, J., Rebolo, R., Roy, A., Santiago, B. X., Schneider, D. P., Simmons, A., Siverd, R. J., Snedden, S., Tofflemire, B. M. , The Astronomical Journal, 145, 139 (2013)

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. , The Astrophysical Journal, 767, 116 (2013)

Completeness of Imaging Surveys for Eccentric Exoplanets
Kane, S. R. , The Astrophysical Journal, 766, 10 (2013)

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. , The Astrophysical Journal, 764, 131 (2013)

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. , The Astrophysical Journal, 763, 126 (2013)

MOA-2010-BLG-073L: An M-dwarf with a Substellar Companion at the Planet/Brown Dwarf Boundary
Street, R. A., Choi, J.-Y., Tsapras, Y., Han, C., Furusawa, K., Hundertmark, M., Gould, A., Sumi, T., Bond, I. A., Wouters, D., Zellem, R., Udalski, A., The RoboNet Collaboration, Snodgrass, C., Horne, K., Dominik, M., Browne, P., Kains, N., Bramich, D. M., Bajek, D., Steele, I. A., Ipatov, S., The MOA Collaboration, Abe, F., Bennett, D. P., Botzler, C. S., Chote, P., Freeman, M., Fukui, A., Harris, P., Itow, Y., Ling, C. H., Masuda, K., Matsubara, Y., Miyake, N., Muraki, Y., Nagayama, T., Nishimaya, S., Ohnishi, K., Rattenbury, N., Saito, T., Sullivan, D. J., Suzuki, D., Sweatman, W. L., Tristram, P. J., Wada, K., Yock, P. C. M., The OGLE Collaboration, Szymański, M. K., Kubiak, M., Pietrzyński, G., Soszyński, I., Poleski, R., Ulaczyk, K., Wyrzykowski, Ł., The μFUN Collaboration, Yee, J., Dong, S., Shin, I.-G., Lee, C.-U., Skowron, J., De Almeida, L. A., DePoy, D. L., Gaudi, B. S., Hung, L.-W., Jablonski, F., Kaspi, S., Klein, N., Hwang, K.-H., Koo, J.-R., Maoz, D., Muñoz, J. A., Pogge, R. W., Polishhook, D., Shporer, A., McCormick, J., Christie, G., Natusch, T., Allen, B., Drummond, J., Moorhouse, D., Thornley, G., Knowler, M., Bos, M., Bolt, G., The PLANET Collaboration, Beaulieu, J.-P., Albrow, M. D., Batista, V., Brillant, S., Caldwell, J. A. R., Cassan, A., Cole, A., Corrales, E., Coutures, C., Dieters, S., Dominis Prester, D., Donatowicz, J., Fouqué, P., Bachelet, E., Greenhill, J., Kane, S. R., Kubas, D., Marquette, J.-B., Martin, R., Menzies, J., Pollard, K. R., Sahu, K. C., Wambsganss, J., Williams, A., Zub, M., MiNDSTEp, Alsubai, K. A., Bozza, V., Burgdorf, M. J., Calchi Novati, S., Dodds, P., Dreizler, S., Finet, F., Gerner, T., Hardis, S., Harpsøe, K., Hessman, F., Hinse, T. C., Jørgensen, U. G., Kerins, E., Liebig, C., Mancini, L., Mathiasen, M., Penny, M. T., Proft, S., Rahvar, S., Ricci, D., Scarpetta, G., Schäfer, S., Schönebeck, F., Southworth, J., Surdej, J. , The Astrophysical Journal, 763, 67 (2013)

Decoupling Phase Variations in Multi-planet Systems
Kane, S. R., Gelino, D. M. , The Astrophysical Journal, 762, 129 (2013)

On the Habitable Zones of Circumbinary Planetary Systems
Kane, S. R., Hinkel, N. R. , The Astrophysical Journal, 762, 7 (2013)

Very-low-mass Stellar and Substellar Companions to Solar-like Stars from Marvels. III. A Short-period Brown Dwarf Candidate around an Active G0IV Subgiant
Ma, B., Ge, J., Barnes, R., Crepp, J. R., De Lee, N., Dutra-Ferreira, L., Esposito, M., Femenia, B., Fleming, S. W., Gaudi, B. S., Ghezzi, L., Hebb, L., Gonzalez Hernandez, J. I., Lee, B. L., Porto de Mello, G. F., Stassun, K. G., Wang, J., Wisniewski, J. P., Agol, E., Bizyaev, D., Cargile, P., Chang, L., Nicolaci da Costa, L., Eastman, J. D., Gary, B., Jiang, P., Kane, S. R., Li, R., Liu, J., Mahadevan, S., Maia, M. A. G., Muna, D., Nguyen, D. C., Ogando, R. L. C., Oravetz, D., Pepper, J., Paegert, M., Allende Prieto, C., Rebolo, R., Santiago, B. X., Schneider, D. P., Shelden, A., Simmons, A., Sivarani, T., van Eyken, J. C., Wan, X., Weaver, B. A., Zhao, B. , The Astronomical Journal, 145, 20 (2013)

Experimental Physics

Repositioning and steering laser beam power via coherent combination of multiple Airy beams
Zhang, Z., Ye, Z., Song, D., Zhang, P., Chen, Z. , Applied Optics, 52, 8512 (2013)

Optical Nonlinearities and Enhanced Light Transmission in Soft-Matter Systems with Tunable Polarizabilities
Man, W., Fardad, S., Zhang, Z., Prakash, J., Lau, M., Zhang, P., Heinrich, M., Christodoulides, D. N., Chen, Z. , Physical Review Letters, 111, 218302 (2013)

Multipath multicomponent self-accelerating beams through spectrum-engineered position mapping
Hu, Y., Bongiovanni, D., Chen, Z., Morandotti, R. , Physical Review A, 88, 043809 (2013)

Topological Creation and Destruction of Edge States in Photonic Graphene
Rechtsman, M. C., Plotnik, Y., Zeuner, J. M., Song, D., Chen, Z., Szameit, A., Segev, M. , Physical Review Letters, 111, 103901 (2013)

Interactions between self-channeled optical beams in soft-matter systems with artificial nonlinearities
Fardad, S., Mills, M. S., Zhang, P., Man, W., Chen, Z., Christodoulides, D. N. , Optics Letters, 38, 3585 (2013)

Inversion and tight focusing of Airy pulses under the action of third-order dispersion
Driben, R., Hu, Y., Chen, Z., Malomed, B. A., Morandotti, R. , Optics Letters, 38, 2499 (2013)

Observation of self-accelerating Bessel-like optical beams along arbitrary trajectories
Zhao, J., Zhang, P., Deng, D., Liu, J., Gao, Y., Chremmos, I. D., Efremidis, N. K., Christodoulides, D. N., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 38, 498 (2013)

Spectrum to distance mapping via nonlinear Airy pulses
Hu, Y., Li, M., Bongiovanni, D., Clerici, M., Yao, J., Chen, Z., Azaña, J., Morandotti, R. , Optics Letters, 38, 380 (2013)

Ze Zhang, Peng Zhang, Matthew Mills, Zhigang Chen, D. N. Christodoulides, and Jingjiao Liu , "Trapping aerosols with optical bottle arrays generated through a superposition of multiple Airy beams", Chin. Opt. Lett. , 11, 033502 (2013).

Yi Liang, Zhuoyi Ye, Daohong Song, Cibo Lou, Xinzheng Zhang, Jingjun Xu, and Zhigang Chen , "Generation of linear and nonlinear propagation of three-Airy beams", Opt. Express , 21, 1615-1622 (2013).

Z. Zhang, J.J. Liu, P. Zhang, P.G. Ni, J, Prakash, Y. Hu, D.S. Jiang, D.N. Christodoulides, and Z. Chen , "Generation of autofocusing beams with multi-Airy beams", ACTA PHYSICA SINICA , 62, 034209 (2013).

Theoretical Physics

Tests of hadronic vacuum polarization fits for the muon anomalous magnetic moment
Golterman, M., Maltman, K., Peris, S. , Physical Review D, 88, 114508 (2013)

Hadronic vacuum polarization with twisted boundary conditions
Aubin, C., Blum, T., Golterman, M., Peris, S. , Physical Review D, 88, 074505 (2013)

Effective Polyakov line action from strong lattice couplings to the deconfinement transition
Greensite, J., Langfeld, K. , Physical Review D, 88, 074503 (2013)

The density in the density of states method
Greensite, J., Myers, J. C., Splittorff, K. , Journal of High Energy Physics, 10, 192 (2013)

QCD sign problem as a total derivative
Greensite, J., Myers, J. C., Splittorff, K. , Physical Review D, 88, 031502 (2013)

On the foundations of partially quenched chiral perturbation theory
Bernard, C., Golterman, M. , Physical Review D, 88, 014004 (2013)

Effective Polyakov line action from the relative weights method
Greensite, J., Langfeld, K. , Physical Review D, 87, 094501 (2013)

Low-energy constants and condensates from the τ hadronic spectral functions
Boito, D., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Peris, S. , Physical Review D, 87, 094008 (2013)

Phase with no mass gap in nonperturbatively gauge-fixed Yang-Mills theory
Golterman, M., Shamir, Y. , Physical Review D, 87, 054501 (2013)

Continuity and Resurgence: Towards a continuum definition of the CP(N-1) model
Dunne, G. V., Ünsal, M. , Physical Review D, 87, 025015 (2013)

Excited-state contribution to the axial-vector and pseudoscalar correlators with two extra pions
Bär, O., Golterman, M. , Physical Review D, 87, 014505 (2013)

Conference Proceedings and Preprints

Analyzing Stellar Bio-Essential Element Abundances in the Solar Neighborhood
Hinkel, N. R., Kane, S. , AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 7 (2013)

Precision Near-Infrared Radial Velocities
Plavchan, P., Anglada-Escude, G., White, R., Gao, P., Davison, C., Mills, S., Beichman, C., Brinkworth, C., Johnson, J. A., Bottom, M., Ciardi, D., Wallace, K., Mennesson, B., von Braun, K., Vasisht, G., Prato, L., Kane, S., Tanner, A., Walp, B., Crawford, S. , AAS/Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting Abstracts, 45, #204.02 (2013)

Precision near-infrared radial velocity instrumentation I: absorption gas cells
Plavchan, P. P., Anglada-Escude, G., White, R., Gao, P., Davison, C., Mills, S., Beichman, C., Brinkworth, C., Johnson, J., Bottom, M., Ciardi, D., Wallace, K., Mennesson, B., von Braun, K., Vasisht, G., Prato, L., Kane, S., Tanner, A., Walp, B., Crawford, S., Lin, S. , Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 8864, (2013)

Precision near-infrared radial velocity instrumentation II: noncircular core fiber scrambler
Plavchan, P. P., Bottom, M., Gao, P., Wallace, J. K., Mennesson, B., Ciardi, D., Crawford, S., Lin, S., Beichman, C., Brinkworth, C., Johnson, J., Davison, C., White, R., Anglada-Escude, G., von Braun, K., Vasisht, G., Prato, L., Kane, S., Tanner, A., Walp, B., Mills, S. , Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 8864, (2013)

Kepler's Unparalleled Exploration of the Time Dimension
Welsh, W., Bloemen, S., Conroy, K., Doyle, L., Fabrycky, D. C., Ford, E. B., Haghighipour, N., Huber, D., Kane, S., Kirk, B., Kostov, V., Kratter, K., Mazeh, T., Orosz, J., Pepper, J., Prsa, A., Shporer, A., Windmiller, G. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1309.1176 (2013)

New Uses for the Kepler Telescope: A Survey of the Ecliptic Plane For Transiting Planets and Star Formation
Beichman, C., Ciardi, D., Akeson, R., Plavchan, P., Howell, S., Christiansen, J., Kane, S., Cody, A. M., Stauffer, J., Vasisht, G., Covey, K. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1309.0918 (2013)

Identification of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources in the Core-Collapsed Globular Cluster NGC 6752
Lugger, P. M., Cohn, H. N., Cool, A., Heinke, C. O., Anderson, J. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts, 222, #117.08 (2013)

A Deep X-ray Search for the Putative IMBH in Omega Centauri
Haggard, D., Cool, A., Heinke, C. O., Cohn, H. N., Lugger, P. M., Van Der Marel, R. P., Anderson, J. , AAS/High Energy Astrophysics Division, 13, #113.01 (2013)

Spectroscopic Confirmation of Candidate Compact Elliptical Galaxies and Ultracompact Dwarfs identified in UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey
Marzke, R., Lego, R., Moore, C., Nicolaci da Costa, L., Maia, M. , NOAO Proposal, 528 (2013)

A Significant New Substellar Population at the Center of IC348
Barsony, M., Haisch, K. E., Marsh, K. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #221, 221, #332.05 (2013)

Searching for the Lowest Mass Products of Star-Formation in IC 348
Ames, Z., Barsony, M., Haisch, K. E., McCarthy, C., Marsh, K. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #221, 221, #256.28 (2013)

Helium-Core White Dwarfs in the Globular Cluster NGC 6752
Hernandez, C., Cool, A. M., Anderson, J., Strickler, R. R., Heinke, C. O., Cohn, H. N., Lugger, P. M., Serenelli, A. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #221, 221, #250.41 (2013)

Searching for Detached White Dwarf/main-sequence Binary Stars in Globular Clusters
Dunn, G., Cool, A., Anderson, J. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #221, 221, #250.39 (2013)

Simulations Of The Dynamics Of Coupled Gas And Dust In Protoplanetary Disks
Madera, D., Barranco, J. A. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #221, 221, #144.13 (2013)

The Effect of Dust Self-Gravity on the Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability of Settled Dust Layers in Protoplanetary Disks
Barranco, J. A., Chiang, E. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #221, 221, #104.04 (2013)

Photonic band gap in isotropic hyperuniform disordered solids with low dielectric contrast
Man, W., Florescu, M., Matsuyama, K., Yadak, P., Nahal, G., Hashemizad, S., Williamson, E., Steinhardt, P., Torquato, S., Chaikin, P. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1311.2963 (2013)

Mirror transformation and super-focusing of Airy pulses under the action of third order dispersion
Driben, R., Hu, Y., Chen, Z., Malomed, B. A., Morandotti, R. , Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 8781, (2013)

Low-energy constants and condensates from the V-A spectrum
Boito, D., Golterman, M., Jamin, M., Maltman, K., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1311.6679 (2013)

The muon anomalous magnetic moment, a view from the lattice
Aubin, C., Blum, T., Golterman, M., Maltman, K., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1311.5504 (2013)

Numerical study of the SU(2) Yang-Mills vacuum state: Much ado about nothing?
Greensite, J., Olejnik, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1311.4341 (2013)

Tests of hadronic vacuum polarization fits for the muon anomalous magnetic moment
Golterman, M., Maltman, K., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1309.2153 (2013)

Two-pion excited state contribution to pseudo-scalar correlators
Bar, O., Golterman, M. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1301.5151 (2013)

Testing the Yang-Mills vacuum wave functional Ansatz in 3+1 dimensions
Greensite, J., Olejnik, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1301.3631 (2013)

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