Calvin R. Howell

Calvin R. Howell

Professor of Physics

Office Location: 
221 Dfell, Durham, NC 27708
Front Office Address: 
Box 90308, Durham, NC 27708-0308
Phone: 
(919) 660-2632

Overview

Professor Howell's research interests are the quantum chromodynamics (QCD) description of structure and reactions of few-nucleon systems, Big Bang and explosive nucleosynthesis, and applications of nuclear physics in biology, medicine and national security. His research includes: studies of few-nucleon reaction dynamics, measurements of the neutron-neutron scattering length, photodisintegration of the deuteron and beryllium at energies relevant to astrophysics processes, and studies of the carbon and nitrogen accumulation and translocation in plants using short-lived radioactive isotopes and positron emission tomography.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1984

FLOYD, C. E., et al. “ACCURATE FORWARD ANGLE MEASUREMENTS WITH POLAR NEUTRONS.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 26, no. 4, AMER INST PHYSICS, Jan. 1981, pp. 623–24.

DAVE, J. H., et al. “NEUTRON ELASTIC-SCATTERING FROM 1P-SHELL NUCLEI BETWEEN 10-15 MEV.” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, vol. 26, no. 4, AMER INST PHYSICS, Jan. 1981, pp. 551–551.

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