# Roxanne P. Springer

## Professor of Physics

### 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.

### Selected Grants

Lattice and Effective Field Theory Studies of Quantum Chromodynamics awarded by Department of Energy (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2019

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

Schindler, MR, Singh, H, and Springer, RP. "Large-Nc relationships among two-derivative pionless effective field theory couplings." *Physical Review C* 98.4 (October 12, 2018).
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Schindler, MR, Springer, RP, and Vanasse, J. "Erratum: Large-Nc limit reduces the number of independent few-body parity-violating low-energy constants in pionless effective field theory (Physical Review C (2016) 93 (025502) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.93.025502)." *Physical Review C* 97.5 (May 8, 2018).
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Margaryan, A, Springer, RP, and Vanasse, J. "Nd scattering and the Ay puzzle to next-to-next-to-next-to-leading order." *Physical Review C* 93.5 (May 2, 2016).
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Schindler, MR, Springer, RP, and Vanasse, J. "Large- Nc limit reduces the number of independent few-body parity-violating low-energy constants in pionless effective field theory." *Physical Review C* 93.2 (February 19, 2016).
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Vanasse, J, Egolf, DA, Kerin, J, König, S, and Springer, RP. "He 3 and pd scattering to next-to-leading order in pionless effective field theory." *Physical Review C Nuclear Physics* 89.6 (June 12, 2014).
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Schindler, MR, and Springer, RP. "The theory of parity violation in few-nucleon systems." *Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics* 72 (September 1, 2013): 1-43. (Review)
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"Using the decay ψ(4160)→X(3872)γ to probe the molecular content of the X(3872)." *Physical Review D Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology* 88.1 (July 15, 2013).
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Grießhammer, HW, Schindler, MR, and Springer, RP. "Parity-violating neutron spin rotation in hydrogen and deuterium." *The European Physical Journal A* 48.1 (January 2012).
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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 (May 5, 2011).
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Mehen, T, and Springer, R. "X(3872) -> psi(2S) gamma and psi(4040) -> X(3872) gamma." *Phys Rev D83 094009* (2011). (Academic Article)

## Pages

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

Springer, RP, Phillips, DR, and Schindler, MJ. "Parity Violation in the NN System.": EDP Sciences, 2010. Full Text