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Ion-Beam Analysis Group Publishes Paper

Posted on Mar 16, 2018 in News

The Ion-Beam Analysis Group recently published a paper, “PIXE Analysis of Synthetic Turf,” in Environment and Ecology Research. The authors are Michael Vineyard, the Frank and Marie Louise Bailey Professor of Physics; Scott LaBrake, senior lecturer of physics; Sajju Chalise ’19; Morgan Clark ’17; Skye Conlan ’18; and Zachary Porat ’20. See also: ARTICLE_INFO and Download Paper.

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Prof. Vineyard Presents at 7th International Symposium on Energy

Posted on Jan 17, 2018 in News

Prof. Michael Vineyard presented a paper titled “PIXE Analysis of Synthetic Turf” at the 7th International Symposium on Energy in Manchester, England, on Aug. 13-17, 2017. The project was performed in collaboration with Scott LaBrake, Sajju Chalise (’19), Morgan Clark (’17), Skye Conlan (’18), and Zack Porat (’20). The focus of the study is to measure the concentrations of elements heavier than calcium in synthetic turf blade and infill samples to search for the presence of heavy metals and other toxic substances.

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Ion Beam Group Publishes Paper

Posted on Nov 16, 2017 in News

The Ion-Beam Analysis Group recently published a paper titled “Undergraduate Research and Training in Ion-Beam Analysis of Environmental Materials” in Physics Procedia. The authors are Michael Vineyard (Frank and Marie Louise Bailey Professor of Physics), Sajju Chalise (’19), Morgan Clark (’17), Scott LaBrake (Senior Lecturer of Physics), Andrew McCalmont (’16), Brendan McGuire (’18), Iseinie Mendez (’17), Heather Watson (Assistant Professor of Physics), and Joshua Yoskowitz (’16). The article can be accessed...

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Prof. Wilkin and Harry Hausner ’16 Publish Astronomy paper

Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in Faculty, News, Research, Students

Prof. Wilkin and Harry Hausner ’16 published Exact Analytic Solution for a Ballistic Orbiting Wind in the Astrophysical Journal. The abstract and link to the paper may be found here.

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Profs. Hallenbeck & Koopmann Publish Astronomy Paper

Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in Faculty, News, Research, Students

Professors Hallenbeck and Koopmann and collaborators published HI in Virgo’s “Red and Dead” Dwarf Ellipticals – A Tidal Tail and Central Star Formation in the Astronomical Journal. The abstract and link to the paper can be found here.

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Maddie Miller ’19 Named Brooke Owens Fellow

Posted on Apr 7, 2017 in News, Students

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering major and Astrophysics minor Madeleine Miller ’19, who has won a prestigious Brooke Owens Fellowship! Maddie will spend the summer in San Francisco working on satellites with the Planet company.  Read more about Maddie in the Union...

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