Duke at the American Physical Society meeting

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Many Duke professors and graduate students will be presenting papers at the American Physical Society meeting March 21-25, 2011, in Dallas, Texas. Click the links below to see the full list of presenters and talks. Note: We only included those authors with a Duke affiliation.

Joshua Dijksman Khan Academy: TheWorld’s Free Virtual School http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/136506
Huaixiu Zheng, Harold Baranger and Dan Gauthier Quantum Transport of Strongly Correlated Photons in Waveguide QED, March 21 http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/136687
Kai Zhang, Patrick Charbonneau Reentrant and Isostructural Transitions in the Cluster-Crystal Forming GEM-4 http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/137041
Taehyun Kim, Caleb Knoernschild, Emily Mount, Stephen Crain, Rachel Noek, Daniel Gaultney, Peter Maunz, Jungsang Kim Individual Addressing of Trapped Ions Using a MEMS Beam Steering System http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/137239
Rachel Noek, Jungsang Kim Scalable Micro-Scale Optics for Planar Ion Traps http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/137240
Stefan Zauscher A Closer Look on the Thermo-Responsive Behavior of Ultrathin pNIPAM Films—Relating Interfacial Molecular Transitions to Macroscopic Properties http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/137515
Calvin Howell The $^{11}$C Project: Measurement of Root Exudation at Elevated CO2 Levels in Low and High Nutrient Solutions http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/137839
Yuriy Bomze, Stephen Teitsworth Measured First-Passage-Time Distributions for a High-Dimensional System: Noise-Induced Current Switching in Semiconductor Superlattices http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/137908
Tom Driscoll, Nan Jokerst, David Smith Spatial Gradient Tuning in Metamaterials http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/138163  

Jie Zhang, Robert Behringer Topology of the Force Filed in a Jammed Granular Systems Exposed to an Intruder, March 22 http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/138453
Robert Behringer Shear-Jammed States in Granular Materials, March 22 http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/138459
Robert Behringer Stick-Slip and the Transition to Sliding in 2D Granular Medium and a Fixed Particle Lattice, March 22 http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/138476
Somayeh Farhadi Couette Shear for Elliptical Particles Near Jamming http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/139020
Stefano Curtarolo Distributed Strategies for Materials Development http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/139204 Robert Behringer Relaxation of Stresses and Dynamical Heterogeneities Close to Jamming in a Granular Experiment http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/139848
Junyao Tang, Robert Behringer Jamming of Granular Flow in a Two-Dimensional Hopper, March 22 http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/139856
Robert Behringer Structural Stability and Jamming of Self-Organized Cluster Conformations in Granular Materials http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/139857
Matthew Hastings Quantum Monte Carlo Calculation of the Topological Entanglement Entropy in Kagome Spin Liquid http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/140076
Michal Jahnatek, Stefano Curtarolo Metastable States Along the Bain Path in AgZr with AFLOW http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/140169
Horst Meyer Van Vleck and the magnetic susceptibilities of gaseous molecules, March 22 http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/139803  

James Joseph, John Thomas Observation of Shock Waves in a Unitary Fermi Gas http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/140870
James Joseph, John Thomas Theory of Shock Waves in a Unitary Fermi Gas http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/140871
Patrick Charbonneau Application of Edwards’ Statistical Mechanics to Polydisperse and High-Dimensional Jammed Sphere Packings http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/140983
Jie Ren, Joshua Dijksman, Robert Behringer Cyclic Simple Shear in a Two-Dimensional Granular System, March 23 http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/140984
Patrick Charbonneau Structural Correlations in Glass-Forming Hard Spheres Fluids http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/140986
Yang Yang, Kevin Lantz, Pae Wu, Tong-Ho Kim, April Brown, Henry Everitt Observation of UV Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectra Using Ga Nanoparticles http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/141236
Dong E. Liu, Harold Baranger Mesoscopic Anderson Box: Connecting Weak to Strong Coupling http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/141950
Geoffrey Adams A Two-Species Social Dominance Model http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/142249  

Ivan Borzenets, Gleb Finkelstein Periodic Critical Current Pattern in the Superconductor-Graphene-Superconductor Junction Induced by the Current in One of the Leads, March 24 http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/142538
Henok Mebrahtu, Ivan Borzenets, Yuriy Bomze, Gleb Finkelstein Carbon Nanotube Quantum Dot in a Dissipative Environment, March 24 http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/142596
Robert Behringer Coarse-Graining of a Physical Granular System http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/143515
Xuanhe Zhao Harnessing Instabilities in Polymers Under Electric Fields http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/143521
Richard Taylor, Stefano Curtarolo Binary Magnesium Alloys: Searching for Novel Compounds by Computational Thermodynamics http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/143783
Kesong Yang, Wahyu Setyawan, Shidong Wang, Stefano Curtarolo High-Throughput Combinatorial Search of Novel Topological Insulators http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/143784
Junkai Xue, Wahyu Setyawan, Stefano Curtarolo Classification of the ICSD by Crystal Prototype http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/143785
Stefano Curtarolo Novel Occurrences of L1$_1$ and L1$_3$ Found Using the Synergy Between High Throughput and Cluster Expansion http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/143786
Roman Chepulskyy, Stefano Curtarolo Ab Initio Insights on the Shapes of Nanocrystals http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/143787
Mauricio Pilo-Pais, Sarah Goldberg, Henok Mebrahtu, Thomas LaBean, Gleb Finkelstein Programmable Nanofabrication of Nanoparticle Assemblies of Arbitrarily Shapes on DNA Templates http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/143808
Josh Socolar Autonomous Boolean models for logic, timing, and stability in regulatory networks, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/143869  

Joshua Dijksman, Jie Ren, Robert Behringer Homogenous Linear Shear of a Two-Dimensional Granular System http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/144041
Ivan Borzenets, Gleb Finkelstein S-N-S Junction Formed by Graphene with Lead (Pb) Contacts http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/144170
Abe Clark, Robert Behringer Jet-Induced Granular 2-D Crater Formation with Horizontal Symmetry Breaking http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/144463
Abhijit Mehta, Harold Baranger Electron Localization in the Inhomogenous Electron Gas: Quantum Point Contacts http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Event/144244