Department of Physics & Astronomy

Publications (2014)

See also: 2013,2012,2011,2010,2009

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

A Chandra look at the X-ray faint millisecond pulsars in the globular cluster NGC 6752
Forestell, L. M., Heinke, C. O., Cohn, H. N., Lugger, P. M., Sivakoff, G. R., Bogdanov, S., Cool, A. M., Anderson, J. , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 441, 757 (2014)

A Consistent Orbital Stability Analysis for the GJ 581 System
Joiner, D. A., Sul, C., Dragomir, D., Kane, S. R., Kress, M. E. , The Astrophysical Journal, 788, 160 (2014)

Phase Curves of the Kepler-11 Multi-planet System
Gelino, D. M., Kane, S. R. , The Astrophysical Journal, 787, 105 (2014)

An Earth-Sized Planet in the Habitable Zone of a Cool Star
Quintana, E. V., Barclay, T., Raymond, S. N., Rowe, J. F., Bolmont, E., Caldwell, D. A., Howell, S. B., Kane, S. R., Huber, D., Crepp, J. R., Lissauer, J. J., Ciardi, D. R., Coughlin, J. L., Everett, M. E., Henze, C. E., Horch, E., Isaacson, H., Ford, E. B., Adams, F. C., Still, M., Hunter, R. C., Quarles, B., Selsis, F. , Science, 344, 277 (2014)

Limits on Stellar Companions to Exoplanet Host Stars with Eccentric Planets
Kane, S. R., Howell, S. B., Horch, E. P., Feng, Y., Hinkel, N. R., Ciardi, D. R., Everett, M. E., Howard, A. W., Wright, J. T. , The Astrophysical Journal, 785, 93 (2014)

Orbital Dynamics of Multi-planet Systems with Eccentricity Diversity
Kane, S. R., Raymond, S. N. , The Astrophysical Journal, 784, 104 (2014)

Stellar diameters and temperatures - V. 11 newly characterized exoplanet host stars
von Braun, K., Boyajian, T. S., van Belle, G. T., Kane, S. R., Jones, J., Farrington, C., Schaefer, G., Vargas, N., Scott, N., ten Brummelaar, T. A., Kephart, M., Gies, D. R., Ciardi, D. R., López-Morales, M., Mazingue, C., McAlister, H. A., Ridgway, S., Goldfinger, P. J., Turner, N. H., Sturmann, L. , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 438, 2413 (2014)

Hubble Space Telescope/Advanced Camera for Surveys Confirmation of the Dark Substructure in A520
Jee, M. J., Hoekstra, H., Mahdavi, A., Babul, A. , The Astrophysical Journal, 783, 78 (2014)

Habitable Zone Dependence on Stellar Parameter Uncertainties
Kane, S. R. , The Astrophysical Journal, 782, 111 (2014)

A Super-Jupiter Orbiting a Late-type Star: A Refined Analysis of Microlensing Event OGLE-2012-BLG-0406
Tsapras, Y., Choi, J.-Y., Street, R. A., Han, C., Bozza, V., Gould, A., Dominik, M., Beaulieu, J.-P., Udalski, A., Jørgensen, U. G., Sumi, T., Bramich, D. M., Browne, P., Horne, K., Hundertmark, M., Ipatov, S., Kains, N., Snodgrass, C., Steele, I. A., The RoboNet Collaboration, Alsubai, K. A., Andersen, J. M., Calchi Novati, S., Damerdji, Y., Diehl, C., Elyiv, A., Giannini, E., Hardis, S., Harpsøe, K., Hinse, T. C., Juncher, D., Kerins, E., Korhonen, H., Liebig, C., Mancini, L., Mathiasen, M., Penny, M. T., Rabus, M., Rahvar, S., Scarpetta, G., Skottfelt, J., Southworth, J., Surdej, J., Tregloan-Reed, J., Vilela, C., Wambsganss, J., The MiNDSTEp Collaboration, Skowron, J., Poleski, R., Kozłowski, S., Wyrzykowski, Ł., Szymański, M. K., Kubiak, M., Pietrukowicz, P., Pietrzyński, G., Soszyński, I., Ulaczyk, K., The OGLE Collaboration, Albrow, M. D., Bachelet, E., Barry, R., Batista, V., Bhattacharya, A., 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., Kane, S. R., Kubas, D., Marquette, J.-B., Menzies, J., Père, C., Pollard, K. R., Zub, M., The PLANET Collaboration, Christie, G., DePoy, D. L., Dong, S., Drummond, J., Gaudi, B. S., Henderson, C. B., Hwang, K. H., Jung, Y. K., Kavka, A., Koo, J.-R., Lee, C.-U., Maoz, D., Monard, L. A. G., Natusch, T., Ngan, H., Park, H., Pogge, R. W., Porritt, I., Shin, I.-G., Shvartzvald, Y., Tan, T. G., Yee, J. C., The μFUN Collaboration, Abe, F., Bennett, D. P., Bond, I. A., Botzler, C. S., Freeman, M., Fukui, A., Fukunaga, D., 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., Tsurumi, N., Wada, K., Yamai, N., Yock, P. C. M., Yonehara, A., The MOA Collaboration , The Astrophysical Journal, 782, 48 (2014)

Experimental Physics

Dynamical deformed Airy beams with arbitrary angles between two wings
Liang, Y., Hu, Y., Ye, Z., Song, D., Lou, C., Zhang, X., Xu, J., Morandotti, R., Chen, Z. , Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 31, 1468 (2014)

Plasmonic Resonant Solitons in Metallic Nanosuspensions
Fardad, S., Salandrino, A., Heinrich, M., Zhang, P., Chen, Z., Christodoulides, D. N. , Nano Letters, 14, 2498 (2014)

Accelerating diffraction-free beams in photonic lattices
Makris, K. G., Kaminer, I., El-Ganainy, R., Efremidis, N. K., Chen, Z., Segev, M., Christodoulides, D. N. , Optics Letters, 39, 2129 (2014)

Observation of accelerating Wannier–Stark beams in optically induced photonic lattices
Qi, X., Makris, K. G., El-Ganainy, R., Zhang, P., Bai, J., Christodoulides, D. N., Chen, Z. , Optics Letters, 39, 1065 (2014)

Observation of unconventional edge states in ‘photonic graphene’
Plotnik, Y., Rechtsman, M. C., Song, D., Heinrich, M., Zeuner, J. M., Nolte, S., Lumer, Y., Malkova, N., Xu, J., Szameit, A., Chen, Z., Segev, M. , Nature Materials, 13, 57 (2014)

Theoretical Physics

Vacuum alignment and lattice artifacts: Wilson fermions
Golterman, M., Shamir, Y. , Physical Review D, 89, 054501 (2014)

NNLO low-energy constants from flavor-breaking chiral sum rules based on hadronic τ-decay data
Golterman, M., Maltman, K., Peris, S. , Physical Review D, 89, 054036 (2014)

Chiral perturbation theory for gradient flow observables
Bär, O., Golterman, M. , Physical Review D, 89, 034505 (2014)

Numerical study of the Yang-Mills vacuum wave functional in D =3+1 dimensions
Greensite, J., Olejník, Š. , Physical Review D, 89, 034504 (2014)

Conference Proceedings and Preprints

X-ray and Weak Lensing Masses for a Sample of 50 Relaxed and Non-Relaxed Clusters of Galaxies
Mahdavi, A., Hoekstra, H., Babul, A. , AAS/High Energy Astrophysics Division, 14, #111.08 (2014)

The ACCEPT 2.0 database of galaxy cluster properties
Baldi, A., Donahue, M., Voit, G. M., Ettori, S., Mahdavi, A. , AAS/High Energy Astrophysics Division, 14, #111.03 (2014)

Frequency ratio of two optical clock transitions in $^{171}$Yb$^+$ and constraints on the time-variation of fundamental constants
Godun, R. M., Nisbet-Jones, P. B. R., Jones, J. M., King, S. A., Johnson, L. A. M., Margolis, H. S., Szymaniec, K., Lea, S. N., Bongs, K., Gill, P. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1407.0164 (2014)

Improved Mass and Radius Constraints for Quiescent Neutron Stars in Omega Cen and NGC 6397
Heinke, C. O., Cohn, H. N., Lugger, P. M., Webb, N. A., Ho, W. C. G., Anderson, J., Campana, S., Bogdanov, S., Haggard, D., Cool, A. M., Grindlay, J. E. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1406.1497 (2014)

Orbital Stability Analysis of GJ 581 and HD 10180
Joiner, D. A., Sul, C., Dragomir, D., Kane, S. R., Kress, M., Shanks, K. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #224, 224, #120.17 (2014)

What Can The Habitable Zone Gallery Do for You?
Gelino, D. M., Kane, S. R. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #224, 224, #120.11 (2014)

CLASH-X: A Comparison of Lensing and X-ray Techniques for Measuring the Mass Profiles of Galaxy Clusters
Donahue, M., Voit, G. M., Mahdavi, A., Umetsu, K., Ettori, S., Merten, J., Postman, M., Hoffer, A., Baldi, A., Coe, D., Czakon, N., Bartelmann, M., Benitez, N., Bouwens, R., Bradley, L., Broadhurst, T., Ford, H., Gastaldello, F., Grillo, C., Infante, L., Jouvel, S., Koekemoer, A., Kelson, D., Lahav, O., Lemze, D., Medezinski, E., Melchior, P., Meneghetti, M., Molino, A., Moustakas, J., Moustakas, L. A., Nonino, M., Rosati, P., Sayers, J., Seitz, S., Van der Wel, A., Zheng, W., Zitrin, A. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1405.7876 (2014)

A Necro-Biological Explanation for the Fermi Paradox
Kane, S. R., Selsis, F. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1403.8146 (2014)

Precise Near-Infrared Radial Velocities
Plavchan, P., Gao, P., Bottom, M., Davison, C., Mills, S., Ciardi, D. R., Brinkworth, C., Tanner, A. M., Beichman, C. A., Catanzarite, J., Crawford, S., Wallace, J., Mennesson, B., Johnson, J. A., White, R. J., Anglada-Escudé, G., von Braun, K., Walp, B., Vasisht, G., Kane, S. R., Prato, L. A., NIRRVs , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #223, 223, #430.02 (2014)

Limits on Stellar Companions to Exoplanet Host Stars With Eccentric Planets
Kane, S. R., Howell, S. B., Horch, E., Ciardi, D. R., Howard, A., Feng, Y., Wright, J. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #223, 223, #411.03 (2014)

A Statistical Analysis of Exoplanets in Their Habitable Zones
Adams, A., Kane, S. R. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #223, 223, #347.01 (2014)

Applying Advection-Corrected Correlation Image Velocimetry techniques to Saturn’s winds
White, A., Barranco, J. A., Marcus, P., Solari, O., Sayanagi, K. M. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #223, 223, #247.10 (2014)

Reaching into the Habitable Zones of Kepler Stars
Kane, S. R., Gelino, D. M., Hinkel, N. R. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #223, 223, #128.02 (2014)

Taking Exomoons to the (Radius) Limit
Hinkel, N. R., Kane, S. R. , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #223, 223, #104.06 (2014)

The use of atmospheric pressure plasma treatment on enhancing the pigment application to cotton fabric
Man, W. S., Kan, C. W., Ng, S. P. , Vacuum, 99, 7 (2014)

Functional-analysis based tool for testing quark-hadron duality
Caprini, I., Golterman, M., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1407.2577 (2014)

Comparison of complex Langevin and mean field methods applied to effective Polyakov line models
Greensite, J. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1406.4558 (2014)

A New Strategy for the Lattice Evaluation of the Leading Order Hadronic Contribution to $(g-2)_\mu$
Golterman, M., Maltman, K., Peris, S. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1405.2389 (2014)

Probing excitonic states in ultraclean suspended two-dimensional semiconductors by photocurrent spectroscopy
Klots, A. R., Newaz, A. K. M., Wang, B., Prasai, D., Krzyzanowska, H., Caudel, D., Ghimire, N. J., Yan, J., Ivanov, B. L., Velizhanin, K. A., Burger, A., Mandrus, D. G., Tolk, N. H., Pantelides, S. T., Bolotin, K. I. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1403.6455 (2014)

Finding the effective Polyakov line action for SU(3) gauge theories at finite chemical potential
Greensite, J., Langfeld, K. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1403.5844 (2014)

Dimensional transmutation in the longitudinal sector of equivariantly gauge-fixed Yang-Mills theory
Golterman, M., Shamir, Y. , ArXiv e-prints, arXiv:1403.3510 (2014)

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