Roxanne P. Springer

Professor of Physics

Office Location: 
252 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Front Office Address: 
Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708-0305
Phone: 
(919) 660-2676

Overview

Prof. Roxanne Springer works on weak interactions (the force responsible for nuclear beta decay) and quantum chromodynamics (QCD, the force that binds quarks into hadrons). The weak interactions are an excellent place to look for fundamental symmetry violations which may occur in nature, while the study of QCD is necessary for understanding protons, neutrons, and their partner particles. Dr. Springer uses effective theories involving these forces to study processes in both nuclear and particle physics.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology 1990

Lattice and Effective Field Theory Studies of Quantum Chromodynamics awarded by Department of Energy (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2018

Quantum Chromodynamics and Nuclear Physics at Extreme Energy Density awarded by Department of Energy (Co-Principal Investigator). 1995 to 2005

(98-0373) POWRE Visiting Professorship: The Physics of Strangeness awarded by Division of Human Resource Development (Principal Investigator). 1998 to 1999

(95-0870) Quantum Chromodynamics and Nuclear Physics at Extreme Energy Density awarded by Department of Energy (Co-Principal Investigator). 1995 to 1998

(97-0082) Quantum Chromodynamics and Nuclear Physics at Extreme Energy Density awarded by Office of Energy Research (Co-Principal Investigator). 1995 to 1998

(98-0087) Quantum Chromodynamics and Nuclear Physics at Extreme Energy Density awarded by Office of Energy Research (Co-Principal Investigator). 1995 to 1998

(93-0146) Nuclear Physics at Extreme Energy Density awarded by Department of Energy (Co-Principal Investigator). 1992 to 1995

(92-0798) Nuclear Physics at Extreme Energy Density awarded by Department of Energy (Co-Principal Investigator). 1990 to 1995

(94-0166) Nuclear Physics at Extreme Energy Density and Quantum Chromodynamics awarded by Department of Energy (Co-Principal Investigator). 1990 to 1995

(95-0092) Quantum Chromodynamics and Nuclear Physics at Extreme Energy Density awarded by Department of Energy (Co-Principal Investigator). 1990 to 1995

Margaryan, A, Springer, RP, and Vanasse, J. "scattering and the puzzle to next-to-next-to-next-to-leading order." Physical Review C 93.5 (May 2016). Full Text

Vanasse, J, Egolf, DA, Kerin, J, König, S, and Springer, RP. "and scattering to next-to-leading order in pionless effective field theory." Physical Review C 89.6 (June 2014). Full Text

Schindler, MR, and Springer, RP. "The theory of parity violation in few-nucleon systems." PROGRESS IN PARTICLE AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS 72 (September 2013): 1-43. Full Text

Margaryan, A, and Springer, RP. "Using the decay psi (4160) -> X(3872) gamma to probe the molecular content of the X(3872)." PHYSICAL REVIEW D 88.1 (July 15, 2013). Full Text

Griesshammer, HW, Schindler, MR, and Springer, RP. "Parity-violating neutron spin rotation in hydrogen and deuterium." EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL A 48.1 (January 2012). Full Text

Mehen, T, and Springer, R. "Radiative Decays X(3872)->psi(2S) gamma and psi(4040) ->X(3872) gamma." Phys. Rev. D 83 (January 1, 2011): 094009-. (Academic Article)

Mehen, T, and Springer, R. "X(3872) -> psi(2S) gamma and psi(4040) -> X(3872) gamma." Phys Rev D83 094009 (2011). (Academic Article)

Mehen, T, and Springer, R. "Radiative decays X(3872)→ψ(2S)γ and ψ(4040)→X(3872) γ in effective field theory." Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology 83.9 (2011). Full Text

Schindler, MR, and Springer, RP. "Two parity-violating asymmetries from np → dγ in pionless effective field theories." Nuclear Physics A 846.1-4 (2010): 51-62. Full Text

Pages

Margaryan, A, Vanasse, J, and Springer, RP. "Non-relativistic Neutron Deuteron Scattering." 2016. Full Text

Springer, RP, Phillips, DR, and Schindler, MJ. "Parity Violation in the NN System." 2009. Full Text