Undergraduate Research Papers

Undergraduate students have any opportunities to participate in current physics research. Their work in Physics 499 special projects and research assistantships result in significant contributions to scholarly papers that are published in peer-reviewed academic journals.

The names of Physics undergraduate students are in bold type in this list of recent publications:

Year Paper Research Area
2016 A miniature, low-power scientific fluxgate magnetometer: A stepping-stone to cube-satellite constellation missions. 
Miles, D.M., Mann, I.R., Ciurzynski, M., Barona., D., Narod., B.B., Bennest, J.R., Pakhotin, I.P., Kale, A., Bruner, B., Nokes, C.D.A., Cupido, C., Haluza-DeLay, T., Elliott, D.G., Milling, D.K. J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JA023147
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com.login.ezproxy.library.ualberta.ca/doi/10.1002/2016JA023147/epdf
Astrophysics
2016 The Canada/Norway Student Sounding Rocket Program (CaNoRock)
Miles, D.M., Mann, I.R., Knudsen, D.J., McWilliams, K.A., Dahle, K., Grande, J., Moen, J., Thrane, E.V., Hansen, A., Løvhaug, U.P., Burchill, J.K., Rae, I.J., Kale, A., Jackel, J., Shahsavar, A., Grono, E., Cupido, C.,
Physics in Canada, 72(1), pp. 23-27
Astrophysics
2016 The Soft X-ray Spectrum of the High Mass X-Ray Binary V0332+53 in Quiescence
Elshamouty, K., Heinke, C. O., Chouinard, R.
MNRAS, 463, 78 (2016)
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016MNRAS.463...78E
Astrophysics
2016 Search for Transient Astrophysical Neutrino Emission with IceCube-DeepCore
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Astrophysical Journal 816 75 (2016)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/0004-637X/816/2/75/pdf
Particle physics
2016 Search for Astrophysical Tau Neutrinos in Three Years of IceCube Data
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Physical Review D93 022001 (2016)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.93.022001
Particle physics
2016 Searches for Relativistic Magnetic Monopoles in IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
European Physical Journal C76 133 (2016)
http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1140%2Fepjc%2Fs10052-016-3953-8.pdf
Particle physics
2016 Improved Limits on Dark Matter Annihilation in the Sun with the 79-string IceCube Detector and Implications for Supersymmetry
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 04 (2016) 022 (2016)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1475-7516/2016/04/022/pdf
Particle physics
2016 Characterization of the Atmospheric Muon Flux in IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Astroparticle Physics 78 1-17 (2016)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927650516300123/pdfft?md5=8f5e3b8da4a032ee36ad271fc283813b&pid=1-s2.0-S0927650516300123-main.pdf
Particle physics
2016 First Combined Search for Neutrino Point-Sources in the Southern Hemisphere with the ANTARES and IceCube Neutrino Telescopes
ANTARES and IceCube Collaborations, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Astrophysical Journal 823 65 (2016)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/0004-637X/823/1/65
Particle physics
2016 An All-Sky Search for Three Flavors of Neutrinos from Gamma-Ray Bursts with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Astrophysical Journal 824 115 (2016)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/0004-637X/824/2/115/pdf
 Particle physics
2016 Lowering IceCube's Energy Threshold for Point Source Searches in the Southern Sky
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Astrophysical Journal Letters 824 L28 (2016)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8205/824/2/L28/pdf
Particle physics
2016 High-Energy Neutrino Follow-Up Search of Gravitational Wave Event GW150914 with ANTARES and IceCube
ANTARES, IceCube, LIGO Scientific and Virgo Collaborations, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Physical Review D93 122010 (2016)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.93.122010
Particle physics
2016 Neutrino Oscillation Studies with IceCube-DeepCore
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Nuclear Physics B908 161-177 (2016)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0550321316300141/pdfft?md5=7bdcb15a56eb5e664ee181473816fca3&pid=1-s2.0-S0550321316300141-main.pdf
Particle physics
2016 Anisotropy in Cosmic-Ray Arrival Directions in the Southern Hemisphere with Six Years of Data from the IceCube Detector
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Astrophysical Journal 826 220 (2016)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/0004-637X/826/2/220/pdf
Particle physics
2016 J. Wu, J. P. L. Faye, D. Sénéchal, and J. Maciejko, “Quantum cluster approach to the spinful Haldane-Hubbard model”, Phys. Rev. B 93, 075131 (2016). Condensed matter physics
2016 I. Ozfidan, J. Han, and J. Maciejko, “Gapless helical superconductivity on the surface of a three-dimensional topological insulator”, Phys. Rev. B 94, 214510 (2016).

Condensed matter physics
2016 The Effect of Next-Nearest Neighbour Hopping in the One, Two, and Three Dimensional Holstein Model
By: Chandler, Carl J.; Prosko, Christian; Marsiglio, F.
  SCIENTIFIC REPORTS  6, 32591-1-9 (2016)

Condensed matter physics
2016 Transmission and Reflection of Internal Solitary Waves Incident upon a Triangular Barrier
B.R. Sutherland, S. Keating and I. Shrivastava, J. Fluid Mech., doi:10.1017/jfm.2015.306, 775, 304-327 (2015)

Condensed matter physics
2016 Sedimentation from Particle-Bearing Plumes in a Stratified Ambient
B.R. Sutherland and Y. S. Hong, Phys. Rev. Fluids, doi:10.1103/PhysRevFluids.1.074302, 1, 074302:1-17 (2016)
Condensed matter physics
2016 M  Hudoba de Badyn, R Marchand, and RD Sydora, “Using orbital tethers to remediate geomagnetic radiation belts”, J. Geophys. Res. 121 (2016): p. 1114-1123 (10 pages).DOI: 10.1002/2015JA021715
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JA021715/pdf
Astrophysics
2016 “Protein folding trajectories can be described by one-dimensional diffusion over measured energy landscapes.” K. Neupane, A.P. Manuel, M.T. Woodside. Nature Physics, 12:700-703 (2016).

 Condensed matter physics
2015 The IceProd Framework: Distributed Data Processing for the IceCube Neutrino Observatory
IceCube Collaboration, including Grandmont, D., Sheremata, C. et al.
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing 75 198-211 (2015)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0743731514001439/pdfft?md5=9e39c09642a4f2629ddb65b0245bfbeb&pid=1-s2.0-S0743731514001439-main.pdf
Particle physics
2015 Atmospheric and astrophysical neutrinos above 1 TeV interacting in IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Physical Review D91 022001 (2015)
https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.91.022001
Particle physics
2015 Multipole analysis of IceCube data to search for dark matter accumulated in the Galactic halo
IceCube Collaboration, including Grandmont, D., Sheremata, C. et al.
European Physical Journal C75 20 (2015)
http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1140%2Fepjc%2Fs10052-014-3224-5.pdf
Particle physics
2015 Determining neutrino oscillation parameters from atmospheric muon neutrino disappearance with three years of IceCube DeepCore data
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Physical Review D91 072004 (2015)
https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.91.072004
Particle physics
2015 Flavor Ratio of Astrophysical Neutrinos above 35 TeV in IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Physical Review Letters 114 171102 (2015)
https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.171102
Particle physics
2015 Search for Prompt Neutrino Emission from Gamma-Ray Bursts with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Astrophysical Journal Letters 805 (2015) L5 (2015)
http://iopscience.iop.org/2041-8205/805/1/L5/pdf/2041-8205_805_1_L5.pdf
Particle physics
2015 Measurement of the Atmospheric νe Spectrum with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Physical Review D91122004 (2015)
https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.91.122004
 Particle physics
2015 Searches for Time-Dependent Neutrino Sources with IceCube Data from 2008 to 2012
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Astrophysical Journal 807 46 (2015)
http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/807/1/46/pdf/0004-637X_807_1_46.pdf
Particle physics
2015 A Combined Maximum-Likelihood Analysis of the High-Energy Astrophysical Neutrino Flux Measured with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Astrophysical Journal 809 (2015) 98
http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/809/1/98/pdf/0004-637X_809_1_98.pdf
Particle physics
2015 Evidence for Astrophysical Muon Neutrinos from the Northern Sky with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Physical Review Letters 115 081102 (2015)
https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.081102
Particle physics
2015 Detection of a Type IIn Supernova in Optical Follow-up Observations of IceCube Neutrino Events
IceCube, Swift, PTF Collaborations and Pan-STARRS Science Consortium, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
Astrophysical Journal 811 (2015) 52 (2015)
http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/811/1/52/pdf/0004-637X_811_1_52.pdf
Particle physics
2015 Search for Dark Matter Annihilation in the Galactic Center with IceCube-79
IceCube Collaboration, including Buzinsky, N. et al.
European Physical Journal C75 492 (2015)
http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1140%2Fepjc%2Fs10052-015-3713-1.pdf
Particle physics
2015

A Low-Mass Main-Sequence Star and Accretion Disk in the Very Faint X-ray Transient M15 X-3
Arnason, R. M., Sivakoff, G. R., Heinke, C. O., Cohn, H. N. & Lugger, P. M.
ApJ, 807, 52 (2015)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/807/1/52/pdf

Astrophysics
2015

Microfluidic detection of vitamin D3 compounds using a cylindrical optical microcavity
Chan, J., Thiessen, T., Lane, S., West, P., Gardner, K., Francois, A., Meldrum, A.
IEEE Sensors Journal, 15, 3467-3474 (2015)
DOI:10.1109/JSEN.2015.2391106

Condensed matter physics
2015

Asymmetric wave functions from tiny perturbations
Dauphinee, T., Marsiglio, F.
American Journal of Physics, 83, 861-866 (2015)
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aapt/journal/ajp/83/10/10.1119/1.4923249

Condensed matter physics

2015 Refractometric sensing of Li salt with visible-light Si3N4 microdisk resonators, C. Doolin, P. Doolin, B.C. Lewis* and J.P. Davis, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 081104 (2015).
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/apl/106/8/10.1063/1.4913618
* B.C. Lewis was a high school student when this was paper published and soon afterwards joined the undergraduate physics program at the University of Alberta.
 Condensed matter physics
2015 Optical microscope and tapered fiber coupling apparatus for a dilution refrigerator, A.J.R. MacDonald, G.G. Popowich, B.D. Hauer, P.H. Kim, A. Fredrick, X. Rojas, P. Doolin and J.P. Davis, Rev. Sci. Inst. 86, 013107 (2015).
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/rsi/86/1/10.1063/1.4905682
 
Condensed matter physics
2015

The importance of basis states: an example using the Hydrogen basis
Forestell, L., Marsiglio, F.
Canadian Journal of Physics, 93,1009-1014 (2015)
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1139/cjp-2014-0726

Condensed matter physics
2015

Torque-mixing magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Losby, J.E., Fani Sani, F., Grandmont, D.T., Diao, Z., Belov, M., Burgess, J.A.J., Compton, S.R., Hiebert, W.K., Freeman, M.R., et al.
Science, 350, 798-801 (2015)
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/350/6262/798

Condensed matter physics
2015

Reconstructing folding energy landscapes from splitting probability analysis of single-molecule trajectories
Manuel, A.P., Lambert, J., Woodside, M.T.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 112, 7183-7188 (2015)
http://www.pnas.org/content/112/23/7183.full.pdf

Condensed matter physics
2015

Transition path probability as a test of reaction-coordinate quality reveals DNA hairpin folding is a one-dimensional diffusive process
Neupane, K., Manuel, A.P., Lambert, J., Woodside
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 6, 1005-1010 (2015)
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/ipdf/10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b00176

Condensed matter physics
2015

The Kronig-Penney model extended to arbitrary potentials via numerical matrix mechanics
Pavelich, R.L., Marsiglio, F.
American Journal of Physics, 83, 773-781 (2015)
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aapt/journal/ajp/83/9/10.1119/1.4923026

Condensed matter physics
2015

Protein biosensing with fluorescent microcapillaries
Lane, S., West, P., Francois, A., Meldrum, A.
Optics Express, 23, 2577-2590 (2015)
https://www.osapublishing.org/oe/abstract.cfm?uri=oe-23-3-2577&origin=search

Condensed matter physics
2015

Clay Settling in Fresh and Salt Water
Sutherland, B.R., Barrett, K.J., Gingras, M.K.
Env. Fluid Mech., 15, 147-160 (2015)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10652-014-9365-0

Geophysics
2015

Transmission and Reflection of Internal Solitary Waves Incident upon a Triangular Barrier
Sutherland, B.R., Keating, S., Shrivastava, I.
J. Fluid Mech., 775, 304-327 (2015)
http://journals.cambridge.org/download.php?file=%2FFLM%2FFLM775%2FS0022112015003067a.pdf&code=e7427d20dea04b6f9f1f376d4cb1ef35

Geophysics
2014

Whispering gallery mode structure and refractometric sensitivity of fluorescent capillary-type sensors
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 190, 752-759 (2014)
Lane, S., Chan, J., Thiessen, T., Meldrum, A.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925400513010691

Condensed matter physics
2014

Nanomechanical AC susceptometry of an individual mesoscopic ferrimagnet
Losby, JE., Diao, Z., Fani Sani, F., Grandmont, DT., Belov, M., Burgess J
AJ., Hiebert, WK., Freeman, MR.
Solid State Communications (special issue on Spin Mechanics), 198, 3-6 (2014)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038109813003682

Condensed matter physics
2014

Determining intra-chain diffusion coefficients for biopolymer dynamics from single-molecule force spectroscopy measurements
Lambert, K.S.D., Woodside, M.T.
Biophys J., 107, 1647-1653 (2014)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006349514008467

Condensed matter physics
2014

Effect of intense THz pulses on expression of genes associated with skin cancer and inflammatory skin conditons
Titova, L.V., Ayesheshim, A., Purschke, D., Golubov, A., Rodriguez-Juarez, R., Woycicki, R., Hegmann, F.A., and Kovalchuk, O.
Proc. SPIE, 8941, 89411G-1-9 (2014)
http://proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=1850014

Condensed matter physics
2014

Ultrasonic Interferometer for First-Sound Measurements of Confined Liquid 4He
Rojas, X., Hauer, B.D., MacDonald, A.J.R., Saberi, P., Yang, Y., Davis, J.P.
Phys. Rev. B, 89, 1-9 (2014)
http://journals.aps.org/prb/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevB.89.174508

Condensed matter physics
2014

Anti-frameshifting ligand reduces conformational plasticity of the SARS virus pseudoknot
Ritchie, D.B., Soong, J., Sikkema, William K.A., Woodside, M.T.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 2196–2199 (2014)
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/ipdf/10.1021/ja410344b

Condensed matter physics
2014

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.
MNRAS, 441, 757 (2014)
http://mnras.oxfordjournals.org/content/441/1/757.full.pdf+html

Astrophysics
2014

The 2013 outburst of a transient very faint X-ray binary 23" from Sgr A*
Koch, E., Bahramian, A., Heinke, C. et al.
MNRAS, 444, 372 (2014)
http://mnras.oxfordjournals.org/content/442/1/372.short

Astrophysics
2014

Effect of EMIC waves on relativistic and ultra-relativistic electron populations: Ground- based and Van Allen Probes observations
Usaova, M.E., Drozdov, A., Orlova, K., Mann, I.R., Shprits, Y., Robertson, M.T., Turner, D.L., Milling, D.K., Kale, A., Baker, S.A., Thaller, S.A., Reeves, G.D., Spence, H.E., Kletzing, C., Wygant, J.
Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 1375-1381 (2014)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013GL059024/epdf

Astrophysics
2014

Spatial localization and ducting of EMIC waves: Van Allen Probes and ground-based observations
Mann, I. R., Usanova, M. E., Murphy, K. R., Robertson, M. T., Milling, D. K., Kale, A., Kletzing, C., Wygant, J.,Thaller, S., Raita, T.
Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 785-792 (2014)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013GL058581/epdf

Astrophysics
2014 Observation of High-Energy Astrophysical Neutrinos in Three Years of IceCube Data
IceCube Collaboration, including Sheremata, C. et al.
Physical Review Letters 113 (2014) 101101 (2014)
https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.101101
Particle physics
2014 Multimessenger Search for Sources of Gravitational Waves and High-Energy Neutrinos: Results for Initial LIGO-Virgo and IceCube
The IceCube, LIGO and Virgo Collaborations, including Sheremata, C. et al.
Physical Review D90 102002 (2014)
https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.90.102002
Particle physics
2014 Searches for Extended and Point-like Neutrino Sources with Four Years of IceCube Data
IceCube Collaboration, including Grandmont, D., Sheremata, C. et al.
Astrophysical Journal 796 (2014) 109 (2014)
http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/796/2/109/pdf/0004-637X_796_2_109.pdf
Particle physics
2014

Observation of the cosmic-ray shadow of the Moon with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Grandmont, D., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D, 89, 1-13 (2014)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.89.102004

Particle physics
2014

Search for neutrino-induced particle showers with IceCube-40
IceCube Collaboration, including Grandmont, D.,Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D., 89, 1-20 (2014)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.89.102001

Particle physics
2014

Search for non-relativistic magnetic monopoles with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Grandmont, D.,Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
European Physical Journal C, 74, 1-19 (2014)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1140%2Fepjc%2Fs10052-014-2938-8

Particle physics
2013

Optical Counterparts of the Nearest Ultraluminous X-ray Sources
Gladstone, J.C., Copperwheat, C., Heinke, C.O., Cartwright, T. et al.
ApJ, 206, 14 (2013)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0067-0049/206/2/14/pdf

Astrophysics
2013

Galactic Ultracompact X-ray Binaries: Empirical Luminosities
Cartwright, T., Engel, M., Heinke, C.O., Sivakoff, G., Berger, J., Gladstone, J., Ivanova, N., ApJ, 768, 183 (2013)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/768/2/183/pdf

Astrophysics
2013

Mass/Radius Constraints on the Quiescent Neutron Star in M13 Using Hydrogen and Helium Atmospheres
Catuneanu, A., Heinke, C.O., Sivakoff, G.R., Ho, W.C.G., & Servillat, M.
ApJ, 764, 145 (2013)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/764/2/145/pdf

Astrophysics
2013

Galactic Ultracompact X-ray Binaries: Disk Stability and Evolution
Heinke, C.O., Ivanova, N., Engel, M., Pavlovskii, K., Sivakoff, G., Cartwright, T., Gladstone, J.
ApJ, 768, 184 (2013)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/768/2/184/pdf

Astrophysics
2013

LEOrbit a program to calculate parameters relevant to modelling Low Earth Orbit spacecraft plasma interaction
Marchand, R., Purschke, D., Samson, J.
Computer Phys. Comm., 184, 866 – 872 (2013)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010465512003645

Astrophysics
2013

Tuning iron pyrite thin film microstructure by sulfurization of columnar iron precursors
LaForge, J.M., Gyenes, B., Xu, S., Haynes, L.K., Titova, L.V., Hegmann, F.A., Brett, M.J.
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 117, 306-314 (2013)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927024813003139

Condensed matter physics
2013

The spectral decomposition of the helium atom two-electron configuration in terms of hydrogenic orbitals
Hutchinson, J., Baker, M., Marsiglio, F.
Eur. J. Phys., 34, 111 (2013)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0143-0807/34/1/111/pdf

Condensed matter physics
2013

Solving for three-dimensional central potentials using numerical matrix methods
Jugdutt, B.A., Marsiglio, F.
Am. J. Phys., 81, 343 (2013)
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aapt/journal/ajp/81/5/10.1119/1.4793594

Condensed matter physics
2013

Refractometric Sensing with Silicon Quantum Dots Coupled to a Microsphere
Zhi, Z., Manchee, C.P.K., Silverstone, J.W., Zhang, Z., Meldrum, A.
Plasmonics, 8, 71-78 (2013)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11468-012-9423-8

Condensed matter physics
2013

Feasibility of a fluorescent-core microcapillary for biosensing applications
McFarlane, S., Manchee, C.P.K., Silverstone, J.W., Veinot, J.G.C., Meldrum, A.
Sensor Letters, 11, 1513-1518 (2013)
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/sl.2013.2840

Condensed matter physics
2013

Synthesis and operation of fluorescent-core microcavities for refractometric sensing
McFarlane, S., Manchee, C.P.K., Silverstone, J.W., Veinot, J.G.C., Meldrum, A.
Journal of Visualized Experiments, 73, e50256 (2013)
http://www.jove.com/video/50256/synthesis-operation-fluorescent-core-microcavities-for-refractometric

Condensed matter physics
2013

Silicon quantum-dot-coated microspheres for microfluidic refractive index sensing
Zhi, Y., Thiessen, T., Meldrum, A.
Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 30, 51-56 (2013)
https://www.osapublishing.org/josab/abstract.cfm?uri=josab-30-1-51

Condensed matter physics
2013

Shoaling Internal Solitary Waves
Sutherland, B.R., Barrett, K.J., Ivey, G.N.
J. Geophys. Res. – Oceans, 118, 4111-4124 (2013)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jgrc.20291/epdf

Geophysics
2013

Crustal eclogitization and lithosphere delamination in orogens
Krystopowicz, N.J., Currie, C.A.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 361,195-207 (2013)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012821X12005845

Geophysics
2013

Gravity Currents Shoaling over a Slope
Sutherland, B.R., Polet, D., Campbell, M.
Phys. Fluids, 25, 086604 (2013)
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/pof2/25/8/10.1063/1.4818440

Geophysics
2013

Measurement of South Pole ice transparency with the IceCube LED calibration system
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Nowicki, S., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment, 711, 73-89 (2013)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168900213001460

Particle physics
2013

Observation of cosmic-ray anisotropy with the IceTop air shower array
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Nowicki, S., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Astrophysical Journal, 765, 1-9 (2013)
http://iopscience.iop.org./article/10.1088/0004-637X/765/1/55/pdf

Particle physics
2013

Search for Galactic PeV gamma rays with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Nowicki, S., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D, 87, 1-15 (2013)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.87.062002

Particle physics
2013

Search for dark matter annihilations in the Sun with the 79-string IceCube detector
Bohaichuk, S., Nowicki, S., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review Letters, 110, 1-7 (2013)
http://journals.aps.org/prl/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.131302

Particle physics
2013

Measurement of the atmospheric electron neutrino flux in IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Nowicki, S., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review Letters, 110, 1-7 (2013)
http://journals.aps.org/prl/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.151105

Particle physics
2013

First observation of PeV-energy neutrinos with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Nowicki, S., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review Letters, 111, 1-7 (2013)
http://journals.aps.org/prl/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.021103

Particle physics
2013

Measurement of atmospheric neutrino oscillations with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Grandmont, D., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review Letters, 111, 1-6 (2013)
http://journals.aps.org/prl/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.081801

Particle physics
2013

South pole glacial climate reconstruction from multi-borehole laser particulate stratigraphy
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Journal of Glaciology, 59, 1117-1128 (2013)
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/search/article?option1=title&value1=South+pole+glacial+climate+reconstruction+from+multi-borehole+laser+particulate+stratigraphy

Particle physics
2013

Improvement in fast particle track reconstruction with robust statistics
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Grandmont, D.,Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-Accelerators spectrometers Detectros and Associated Equipment, 736, 143-149 (2013)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168900213014654

Particle physics
2013

Evidence for High-Energy Extraterrestrial Neutrinos at the IceCube Detector
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Grandmont, D.,Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Science, 342, 1-7 (2013)
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/342/6161/1242856.full.pdf

Particle physics
2013

Search for time-dependent neutrino emission from astrophysical sources with 3 yr of IceCube data
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Grandmont, D., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Astrophysical Journal, 779, 1-17 (2013)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/779/2/132/pdf

Particle physics
2013

IceCube search for dark matter annihilation in nearby galaxies and galaxy clusters
IceCube Collaboration, including Bohaichuk, S., Grandmont, D., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D, 88, 1-10 (2013)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.88.122001

Particle physics
2013

Probing the origin of cosmic rays with extremely high energy neutrinos using the IceCube Observatory
IceCube Collaboration, including Grandmont, D., Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D, 88, 1-15 (2013)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.88.112008

Particle physics
2013

Energy reconstruction methods in the IceCube neutrino telescope.  
IceCube Collaboration, including Grandmont, D.,Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Journal of Instrumentation, 9, 1-32 (2013)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-0221/9/03/P03009/pdf

Particle physics
2013

Search for a diffuse flux of astrophysical muon neutrinos with the IceCube 59-string configuration
IceCube Collaboration, including Grandmont, D.,Sheremata, C., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D, 89, 1-19 (2013)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.89.062007

Particle physics
2013

IceTop: The surface component of IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Grant, D. et al.
Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors And Associated Equipment, 700, 188-220 (2013)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016890021201217X

Particle physics
2013

An improved method for measuring muon energy using the truncated mean of dE/dx
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Grant, D. et al.
Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors And Associated Equipment, 703, 190-198 (2013)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168900212014234

Particle physics
2013

Cosmic ray composition and energy spectrum from 1-30 PeV using the 40-string configuration of IceTop and IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Grant, D. et al.
Astroparticle Physics, 42, 15-32 (2013)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927650512002009

Particle physics
2013

Use of event-level neutrino telescope data in global fits for theories of new physics
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Grant, D. et al.
Journal Of Cosmology and Astroparticle  Physics, 11, 1-29 (2013)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1475-7516/2012/11/057/meta;jsessionid=E92E76F020AA5A93E46B7620DC640BE0.c2.iopscience.cld.iop.org

Particle physics
2013

Searches for high-energy neutrino emission in the galaxy with the combined IceCube-AMANDA detector
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Grant, D. et al.
Astrophysical Journal, 763, 1-18, (2013)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/763/1/33/meta

Particle physics
2013

Lateral distribution of muons in IceCube cosmic ray events
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D, 87, 1-13 (2013)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.87.012005

Particle physics
2013

Search for relativistic magnetic monopoles with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D, 87,1-11 (2013)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.87.022001

Particle physics
2013

All-particle cosmic ray energy spectrum measured with 26 IceTop stations
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Grant, D. et al.
Astroparticle Physics, 44, 40-58 (2013)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927650513000261

Particle physics
2013

Neutrino analysis of the 2010 September Crab Nebula flare and time-integrated constraints on neutrino
IceCube Collaboration, including Wood, T.R., Grant, D. et al.
Astrophysical Journal, 745, 1-11 (2012)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/745/1/45/pdf

Particle physics
2012 Maxwell, J. E., Lugger, P. M., Cohn, H. N., Heinke, C. O., Grindlay, J. E., Budac, S. A., Drukier, G. A. & Bailyn, C. D. “X-ray Binaries in the Ultrahigh Encounter Rate Globular Cluster NGC 6388”, 2012, ApJ, 756, 147
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/756/2/147
Astrophysics
2012 Engel, M. C., Heinke, C. O., Sivakoff, G. R., Elshamouty, K. G.,Edmonds, P. D. “A 2.15 Hour Likely Orbital Period for the Low Mass X-ray Binary XB 1832-330 in the Globular Cluster NGC 6652 from Gemini South Imaging Data”, 2012, ApJ, 747, 119
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/747/2/119
Astrophysics
2012

THEMIS Observations of EMIC Wave Occurrence: Dependence on AE, SYMH, and Solar Wind Dynamic Pressure
Usanova, M.E., Mann, I. R., Bortnik, J., Shao, L., Angelopoulos, V.
Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 117, A10218 (2012)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2012JA018049/epdf

Astrophysics
2012 Stacey, W. S., Heinke, C. O., Cohn, H. N., Lugger, P. M., & Bahramian, A. “An Examina- tion of the X-ray Sources in the Globular Cluster NGC 6652”, 2012, ApJ, 751, 62
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/751/1/62/
 Astrophysics
2012

Microfluidic and Nanofluidic Cavities for Quantum Fluids Experiments
Duh, A., Suhel, A., Hauer, B.D., Saeedi, R., Kim, P.H., Biswas, T.S., Davis, J.P.
Appl. Phys. Lett., 101, 1-9 (2012)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10909-012-0617-4

Condensed matter physics
2012

The double well potential in quantum mechanics: a simple, numerically exact formulation
Jelic, V., Marsiglio, F.
Eur. J. Phys., 33, 1651 (2012)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0143-0807/33/6/1651/pdf

Condensed matter physics
2012

Phase diagram of the ultrafast photoinduced insulator-metal transition in vanadium dioxide
Cocker, T.L., Titova, L.V., Formaux, S., Holloway, G., H.-C, Bandulet, Brassard, D., Kieffer, J.-C., El Khakani, M.A., and Hegmann, F.A.
Phys. Rev. B, 85, 155120 (2012)
http://journals.aps.org/prb/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevB.85.155120

Condensed matter physics
2012

High-Q Gold and Silicon Nitride Bilayer Nanostrings
Biswas, T.S., Suhel, A., Hauer, B.D., Palomino, A., Davis, J.P.
Phys. Lett., 101, 1-6 (2012)
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/apl/101/9/10.1063/1.4748977

Condensed matter physics
2012

Phthalocyanine tetrasulfonates bind to multiple sites on natively-folded prion protein
Dee, D., Gupta, A.N., Anikovskiy, M., Sosova, I., Grandi, E., Rivera, L., Bridley, A.M.,
Petersen, N.O., Woodside, M.T.
BBA Proteins & Proteomics, 1824, 826–832 (2012)
www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1570963912000581

Condensed matter physics
2012

Ultimate resolution for refractometric sensing with whispering gallery mode microcavities
Silverstone, J.W., McFarlane, S., Manchee, C.P.K., Meldrum, A.
Optics Express, 20, 8284-8295 (2012)
https://www.osapublishing.org/oe/abstract.cfm?uri=oe-20-8-8284

Condensed matter physics
2012

Why is the ground-state electron configuration for lithium 1s(2)2s?
Stacey, W., Marsiglio, F.
Europhysics Letters, 100, 43002 (2012)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1209/0295-5075/100/43002/pdf

Condensed matter physics
2012

Axisymmetric Intrusions in Two-Layer and Uniformly Stratified Environments with and without Rotation
Holdsworth, A.M., Barrett, K.J., Sutherland, B.R.
Phys. Fluids, 24, 1-16 (2012)
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/pof2/24/3/10.1063/1.3696018

Geophysics
2012

Geothermal energy as a source of heat for oilsands processing in northern Alberta, Canada
Majorowicz, J.A., Unsworth, M.J., Chacko, T., Gray, A., Heaman, L., Potter, D., Schmitt, D.R., and Babadagli, T.
AAPG Studies in Geology, 64, (2012)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-2132/9/5/534/meta

Geophysics
2012

Investigation of the geothermal state of sedimentary basins using oil industry thermal data: Case study from Northern Alberta exhibiting the need to systematically remove biased data
Gray, D.A., Majorowicz, J.A., Unsworth, M.J.
Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 9, 534-548 (2012)
http://iopscience.iop.org/10.1088/1742-2132/9/5/534/pdf

Geophysics
2012

Light Attenuation Experiments on Double Diffusive Plumes and Fountains
Sutherland, B.R., Lee, B., Ansong, J.K.
Phys. Fluids, 24, 1-20 (2012)
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/pof2/24/6/10.1063/1.4730431

Geophysics
2012

Binding energy of the positronium negative ion via dimensional scaling
Blinov, N., Czarnecki, A.
Phys. Rev. A, 85, 1-8 (2012)
http://journals.aps.org/pra/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevA.85.012522

Particle physics
2012

An absence of neutrinos associated with cosmic-ray acceleration in gamma-ray bursts
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Grant, D. et al.
Nature, 484, 351-354 (2012)
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v484/n7394/pdf/nature11068.pdf

Particle physics
2012

A search for UHE tau neutrinos with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D, 86, 1-15 (2012)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.86.022005

Particle physics
2012

Multiyear search for dark matter annihilations in the Sun with the AMANDA-II and IceCube detectors
IceCube Collaboration, including Nowicki, S., Wood, T.R., Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D, 85, 1-14 (2012)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.85.042002

Particle physics
2012

Observation of anisotropy in the galactic cosmic-ray arrival directions at 400 TeV with IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Wood, T.R., Grant, D. et al.
Astrophysical Journal, 746, 1-11 (2012)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/746/1/33/pdf

Particle physics
2012

Searches for periodic neutrino emission from binary systems with 22 and 40 strings of IceCube
IceCube Collaboration, including Wood, T.R., Grant, D. et al.
Astrophysical Journal, 748, 1-6 (2012)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/748/2/118/pdf

Particle physics
2011 Coomber, G., Heinke, C. O., Cohn, H. N., Lugger, P. M. & Grindlay, J. E. “The Unusual X-ray Binaries of the Globular Cluster NGC 6652”, 2011, ApJ, 735, 95
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/735/2/95/
Astrophysics
2011 Stacey, W. S., Heinke, C. O., Elsner, R. F., Edmonds, P. D., Weisskopf, M. C., & Grindlay, J. E., “Transient Extremely Soft X-ray Emission from the Unusually Bright CV in the Globular Cluster M3: a New CV X-ray Luminosity Record?”, 2011, ApJ, 732, 46
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/732/1/46
Astrophysics
2011

Impact of spin-orbit coupling on the Holstein polaron
Li, Z., Covaci, L., Berciu, M., Baillie, D., Marsiglio, F.
Phys. Rev. B, 83, 195104 (2011)
http://journals.aps.org/prb/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevB.83.195104

Condensed mater physics
2011

Photoactivation of silicon quantum dots
Lockwood, R., McFarlane, S., Rodriguez-Nunez, J.R., Wang, X.Y., Veinot, J.G.C., Meldrum, A.
Journal of Luminescence, 131, 1530 (2011)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022231311000391

Condensed matter physics
2011

Nanomechanical torsional resonator torque magnetometry
Davis, JP., Vick, D., Li, P., Portillo, SKN., Fraser, AE., Burgess, JAJ., Fortin, DC., Hiebert, WK., Freeman, MR.
Journal of Applied Physics, 109, 07D309-1 - 07D309-6 (2011)
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/jap/109/7/10.1063/1.3540643

Condensed matter physics
2011

Microcavity effects in ensembles of silicon quantum dots coupled to high-Q resonators
Bianucci, P., Zhi, Y.Y., Marsiglio, F., Silverstone, J.W., Meldrum, A.
Physica Status Solidi A, 208, 639 (2011)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pssa.201000379/epdf

Condensed matter physics
2011

High-finesse cavities fabricated by self-assembly of a-Si/SiO2 multilayers
Allen, T.W., Silverstone, J.W., Ponnamapalam, N., Meldrum, A., DeCorby, R.G.
Optics Express, 19, 18903-18909 (2011)
https://www.osapublishing.org/oe/abstract.cfm?uri=oe-19-20-18903

Condensed matter physics
2011

Refractometric sensing with fluorescent-core microcavities
Manchee, C.P.K., Zamora, V., Silverstone, J.W., Veinot, J.G.C., Meldrum, A.
Optics Express, 19, 21540-21551 (2011)
https://www.osapublishing.org/ao/abstract.cfm?uri=ao-54-6-1331

Condensed matter physics
2011

Microcavity effects in ensembles of silicon quantum dots coupled to high-Q resonators
Bianucci, P., Zhi, Y.Y., Marsiglio, F., Silverstone, J., Meldrum, A.
Physica Status Solidi, A208, 639 (2011)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pssa.201000379/epdf

Condensed matter physics
2011

Turbulent Fountains in One- and Two-layer Crossflows
Ansong, J.K., Anderson-Frey, A., Sutherland, B.R.
J. Fluid Mech, 689, 254-278 (2011)
http://journals.cambridge.org/download.php?file=%2FFLM%2FFLM689%2FS0022112011004137a.pdf&code=1428db31c37189b808c095f29250a990

Geophysics
2010

Discovery of a Second Transient Low-Mass X-ray Binary in the Globular Cluster NGC 6440
Heinke, C.O., Altamirano, D., Cohn, H.N., Lugger, P.M., Budac, S.A., et al.
ApJ, 714, 894 (2010)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/714/1/894/pdf

Astrophysics
2011

IceCube sensitivity for low-energy neutrinos from nearby supernovae
IceCube Collaboration, including Wood, T.R, Grant, D., et al.
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 535, 1-18 (2011)
http://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2011/11/aa17810-11.pdf

Particle physics
2011

Search for diffuse flux of astrophysical muon neutrinos with the IceCube 40-string detector
IceCube Collaboration, including Wood, T.R, Grant, D. et al.
Physical Review D, 84, 011101(R) (2011)
http://journals.aps.org/prd/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevD.84.082001

Particle physics
2011

Observation of anisotropy in the arrival directions of galactic cosmic rays at multiple angular scales with IceCube.
IceCube Collaboration, including Wood, T.R, Grant, D., et al.
Astrophysical Journal, 740, 1-17 (2011)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/740/1/16/pdf

Particle physics
2010

Sheath Effects on DEMETER ion drift measurements
Marchand, R., Knutson, N., Berthelier, J.J.
Planetary and Space Science, 58, 1365-73 (2010)
http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0032063310001595/1-s2.0-S0032063310001595-main.pdf?_tid=5e904c5e-993b-11e5-8260-00000aacb35f&acdnat=1449091777

Astrophysics
2010

Thermally activated decay of magnetic vortices
Burgess, JAJ., Fortin, DC., Losby, J., Grombacher D., Davis JP., Freeman MR.
Physical Review B, 82, 144403-1 - 144403-8 (2010)
http://journals.aps.org/prb/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevB.82.144403

Condensed matter physics
2010

Nanomechanical torque magnetometry of permalloy cantilevers
Losby, JE., Burgess, JAJ., Holt, CMB., Westwood, JN., Mitlin, D., Hiebert, WK., Freeman, MR.
Journal of Applied Physics, 108, 123910-1 - 123910-5 (2010)
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/jap/108/12/10.1063/1.3525273

Condensed matter physics