SUMMARY OF FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

FOR JULY 1, 2001 TO JUNE 30, 2002

 

I.      Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II.    Papers and Presentations

III.   Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV.   External Grants Received

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

PHYSICS DEPARTMENT

 

Anderson, Paul R.

 

(with William A. Hiscock and Brett E. Taylor)  “Anderson, Hiscock, and Taylor Reply.”  Physical Review Letters 87 (2001): 029002, page 1.

 

(with C. Molina-Paris and S. A. Ramsey)  “Interacting Field Theories in Robertson-Walker Spacetimes.”  International Journal of Theoretical Physics 40  (2001): 2231-2258.

 

 

Bonin, Keith D.

 

(with A. Ballard)  “Accurate Timing of a Particle Beam using Laser Ablation.”  Laser Part. Beams 19 (2001): 1-3.

 

(with A. Ballard and J. Louderback)  “Light-force Technique for Measuring Cluster Polarizabilities.”  J. Clust. Sci. 12  (2001): 485-508.

 

(with G. Holzwarth and D. Hill)  “Forces Required of Kinesin during Processive Transport through Cytoplasm.”  Biophys. J. 82 (2002): 1784-1790.

 

 

Cook, Gregory B.

 

Public lecture on “Constructing Astrophysical Black-Hole Binaries on a Computer.”  Held at Wake Forest University, Department of Physics, December 6, 2001.

 

Corotating and Irrotational Binary Black Holes in Quasi-circular Orbit.”  Phys. Rev. D65 (2002): 084003.

 

 

Holzwarth, George

 

(with David B. Hill)  “Differential Interference Contrast Microscopy Gets Supercharged.”  Biophotonics International (2001): July/August.

 

(with Keith Bonin and David B. Hill)  “Forces Required of Kinesin during Processive Transport through Cytoplasm.”  Biophysical Journal 82 (2002): 1784-1790.

 

 

Holzwarth, Natalie

 

“The Electronic Structure of Oxygen Related Defects in PbWO4 and CaMoO4 Crystals.”  Physical Review B 64 (2001): 245109.

 

 

Kerr, William C.

 

(with A. J. Graham)  “Solution of Kramers’ Problem for a Moderately to Heavily Damped Elastic String.”  Physical Review E 65 (2001): 016106-1—016106-4.

 

 

Kim-Shapiro, Daniel B.

 

Referred Journal Articles

 

(with Z. Huang, J. G. Louderback,, F. Azizi, M. Goyal, and S. Bruce King)  “Nitric Oxide Binding to Hemoglobin in Oxygenated Blood.” Biophy. Biochem. Acta. 1568 (3) (2001): 252-260.

 

(with J. Z. Huang, J. G. Louderback, S. B. King, and S. K. Ballas)  Hydroxyurea Reduces the Deformability of Sickle Red Blood Cells in Vitro.”  Am. J. Hematology 67 (2001): 151-156.

 

(with S. Kh. Aroutiounian, J.G. Louderback, and S.K. Ballas)  “Evidence for Carbon Monoxide Binding to Sickle Cell Polymers during Melting.”  Biophys. Chem. 91 (2001): 167-181

 

(with J Zhi Huang, K. B. Ucer, Timothy Murphy, Richard T. Williams, and S. Bruce King)  “Kinetics of Nitric Oxide Binding to R-state Hemoglobin.”  Biophys. Biochem. Res. Comm. 292 (2002): 812-818.

 

(with E. M. Sommers, J. Huang, and  S. Bruce King)  “Horse Radish Peroxidase Catalyzed by Nitric Oxide Formation from Hydroxyurea.”  J. Am Chem. Soc. 124 (2002): 3473-3480.

 

(with J. Huang, S. B. Hadimani, J. W. Rupon, S. K. Ballas, and S. B. King)  “Iron Nitrosyl Hemoglobin Formation from the Reactions of Hemoglobin and Hydroxyurea.”  Biochemistry 41 (2002): 2466-2474.

 

Published Abstracts

 

(with S.B. King, Z. Huang, J. G. Louderback, F. Azizi, and M. Goyal)  “Quantification of HbNO Formation upon NO Addition to Oxyhemoglobin under Physiological Conditions.”  Blood 98 11, 3562 Part 2, American Society of Hematology Meeting, November 16, 2001.

 

(with J. M. Huang, Z. Zou, and S. B. King)  “The Reaction of Hemoglobin and Hydroxyurea Derivatives.”  Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 31 (2001): 236, Suppl. 1.

 

(with J. M. Huang and S. B. King)  “Reactions of Hydroxyurea with Hemoglobin.” Biochemistry 40 (29): 81, July 24, 2001.

 

(with J. M. Huang, and S. B. King)  “Reactions of Hydroxyurea with Hemoglobin, Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 222: 81-BIOL Part 1, August 2001.

 

(with K. J. Chen, R. R. Hantgan, and S. K. Ballas)  “Kinetic Studies of Sickle Cell Hemoglobin Polymerization using Polarized Light Scattering.”  Biophysical Society Meeting, February, San Francisco. Biophysical Journal 82 (1) (Jan. 2002): 2167,  Part 2.

 

(with Z. Huang, J. G. Louderback, F. Azizi, M. Goyal, A. M. Poole, H. Shields, and S. B. King, “Nitric Oxide Binding to Hemoglobin in Oxygenated Blood.”  Biophysical Society Meeting, February, San Francisco. Biophysical Journal 82 (1) 2164, Part 2, January 2002.

 

(with F. Azizi, V. L. Lockamy, R. P. Amin, B. Cinc, E. Lichtenstein, S. K. Ballas, and S. B. King)  “Effect of NO and NO-producing Compounds on Sickle Hemoglobin Polymerization.” Biophysical Society Meeting, February, San Francisco. Biophysical Journal, 82 (1) 2163,  Part 2, January 2002.

 

 

Matthews, G. E.

 

(with Yonas B.Abraham, N.A.W. Holzwarth, and R. T. Williams)  “Electronic Structure of Oxygen-related Defects in PbWO4 and CaMoO4 Crystals.” Physical Review B 65 (2001): 245109(1-10).

 

 

Qualls, Jeremy S.

 

(with E. S. Choi, J. S. Brooks, S. Y. Han, and L. Balicas)  “Transverse and in-plane Modification of Superconductivity and Electronic Structure in the Quasi-two-dimensional Organic Conductor Kappa-(BEDT-TTF)(2)Cu(SCN)(2) by Uniaxial Stress.”  Philosophical MagazineB 81 (4) (2001): 399-416.

 

(with D. S. Suh, T. J. Kim, A. N. Aleshin, Y. W. Park, G. Piao, K. Akagi, and H. Shirakawa, S. Y. Han, and J. S. Brooks)  “Helical Polyacetylene Heavily Doped with Iodine: Magnetotransport.” Journal of Chemical Physics 114 (16) (2001): 7222-7227.

 

(with L. Balicas, J. S. Brooks, N. Harrison, L. K. Montgomery, and M. Tokumoto)  “Charge Density Wave System in High Magnetic Fields: Competition Between Pauli and Orbital Effects.”  Physica B, 298 (2001):551.

 

(with M. M. Mola, S. Hill, and J. S. Brooks)  “Determination of the Vortex Structure in k-(ET)2Cu(NCS)2 by Josephson Plasma Resonance.”  Synthetic Metals 120 (2001): 811.

 

(with S. Hill, M. M. Mola, and J. S. Brooks)  “Flux Jumps and Melting of the Vortex Lattice in k-(ET)2Cu(NCS)2.  Synthetic Metals 120 (2001):729.

 

(with E. S. Choi, J. S. Brooks, and Y. S. Song)  “Low-frequency Method for Magnetothermopower and Nernst Effect Measurements on Single Crystal Samples at Low Temperatures and High Magnetic Fields.”  Review of Scientific Instruments 72 (2001):2392.

 

(with M. M. Mola, S. Hill, and J. S. Brooks)  “Magneto-thermal Instabilities in an Organic Superconductor.”  International Journal Of Modern Physics B 15 (24-25) (2001): 353-3356.

 

(with T. Terashima, S Uji, H. Aoki, J. S. Brooks, Y. Haga, A. Uesawa, and T. Suzuki)  “Crystal-field Gamma(8)-like State in Magnetically Ordered Phases of CeP: Its Anisotropy and Influence on Electronic Structure via High-field Magnetotransport Measurements.”  Journal of the Physical Society of Japan 70 (12) (2001): 3683-3689.

 

Public lecture on Organic Conductors and the Future of Synthetic Metals.”  Held at NC A&T State University, November 2001.

 

(with A. V. Kornilov, V.M. Pudalov, Y. Kitaoka, K. Ishida, T. Mito, J. S. Brooks, J. A. A. J. Perenboom, N. Tateiwa, and T. C. Kobayashi)  “Novel Phases in the Field-induced Spin-density-wave State in (TMTSF)(2)PF6.”  Physical Review B, 65 (6) (2002): art. no. 060404.

 

 

 

Williams, Richard T.

 

(with S. Tuzemen, Gang Xiong, John Wilkinson, Brian Mischuck, and K. B. Ucer)  “Production and Properties of p-n Junctions in Reactively Sputtered ZnO.” Physica B 1197 (2001): 308-310.

 

(with Yonas Abraham, N. A. W. Holzwarth, G. Eric Matthews, and Alan Tackett)  “Electronic Structure of Oxygen Related Defects in PbWO4 and CaMoO4 Crystals.”  Physical Review B 64 (2001): 245109.

 

(with K. B. Ucer, Difei Liang, and H. Morkoc)  in Excitonic Processes in Condensed Matter, ed K. Cho and A. Matsui  “4-p Confocal Microscope for Multiphoton Optical Sectioning of GaN Film Luminescence.” World Scientific, Singapore (2001): 132.

 

(with K. B. Ucer, Gang Xiong, H. M. Yochum, L. G. Grigorjeva, D. K. Millers, and G. Corradi)  “Self-trapped Electron and Transient Defect Absorption in Niobate and Tungstate Crystals.” Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 153 (2001): 1.

 

(with K. B. Ucer, Difie Liang, and H. Morkoc) “4-p Confocal Microscope for Multiphoton Optical Sectioning of GaN Film Luminescence.” International Journal of Modern Physics B 15 (2001): 3700.

 

(with K. B. Ucer, Difei Liang, and H. Morkoc)  in Excitonic Processes in Condensed Matter, ed K. Cho and A. Matsui, “4-p Confocal Microscope for Multiphoton Optical Sectioning of GaN Film Luminescence.”  World Scientific, Singapore (2001): 132.

 

(with Gang Xiong, John Wilkinson, Brian Mischuck, S. Tuzemen, and K. B. Ucer)  “Control of p- and n-type Conductivity in Sputter Deposition of Undoped ZnO.”  Applied Physics Letters 80 (2002): 1195.

 

(with Yong Qiu, K. B. Ucer, L. Grigorjeva, D. Millers, and V. Pankratov)  “Transient Absorption of Polarons in KNbO3.  Nuclear Instruments & Methods B, February (2002).

 

(with Zhi Huang, K. B. Ucer, T. Murphy, S. Bruce King, and D. B. Kim-Shapiro)  “Kinetics of Nitric Oxide Binding to R-State Hemoglobin.” Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 292 (2002): 812.

 

(with O.I. Baum, A.I. Khudobenko, G.V. Mishakov, V.Ya. Panchenko, V.I. Sokolov, A.N. Zherikhin, and G.B. Cvijanovich).  Patent application No. 2001106485, "Narrowband Optical Fiber Filter for Demultiplexing and Multiplexing of Optical Signals in High-bit-rate Multichannel Optical Fiber Information Networks."  Patent awarded in Russia, May 2002.

 

 

II.  Papers and Presentations  Presented at Professional Meetings

 

PHYSICS DEPARTMENT

 

Anderson, Paul R.

 

Presentation:  “Particle Production at Next to Leading Order in a 1/N Expansion.”  Sixteenth General Relativity and Gravitation Meeting, Durban, South Africa, 16-20 July 2001.

 

Presentation:  “Stress-energy Tensor for Massless Spin One-half Fields in Static Black Hole Spacetimes.”  April American Physical Society Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 20-23 April 2002.

 

 

Bonin, Keith D.

 

Paper:  (with Ballard, A.)  Polarizability of C60.”  International Celebration of the 60th Birthday of Will Happer, Princeton, NJ, 17-18 August 2001.

 

Paper:  (with G. Holzwarth, D. Hill, J. Wolfing, and M. Hobson)  Magnetic Beads and Molecular Motors.”  Tenth Annual Meeting of the Consortium on Nanostructured Materials, College park, MD, 25-27 October 2001.

 

Paper:  (with G. Holzwarth and D. Hill)  Forces Required of Kinesin During Processive Transport in Cells.”  46th Meeting of the Biophysical Society, San Francisco, CA, 23-27 February 2002.

 

 

Cook, Gregory B.

 

Seminar:  “Black-Hole Binaries in Quasi-Equilibrium.”  Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry at Penn State University, 21 January 2002.

 

Co-organizer:  “Focus Session: Initial Data for Binary Systems.”  Center for Gravitational Wave Physics at Penn State University, 29-30 March 2002.

 

Presentation:  “Toward Astrophysical Black-Hole Binaries.”  Meeting of “Focus Session: Initial Date for Binary Systems” at the Center for Gravitational Wave Physics at Penn State University, 29 March 2002.

 

 

 

Guthold, Martin M.

 

Paper:  (with Cubicciotti, R., Superfine, R., and Taylor, R.)  Novel Methodology to Detect, Isolate, Amplify and Characterize Single Aptamer Molecules with Desirable Target-binding Properties.”  Biophys. J. 82 (1) (January 2002): 797 Part 2 (Abstract).  Biophysical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 23-27 February 2002.

 

Paper:  (with Cubicciotti, R., Superfine, R., and Taylor, R.) “Novel Methodology to Identify Single Aptamer Molecules.”  DNA-based Molecular Construction, Jena, Germany, 23-25 May 2002.

 

 

Holzwarth, George

 

Poster:  (with Bonin, Keith and Hill, David B.)  “Force Required of Kinesin During Processive Transport in Cells.”  Biophysical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 2002.

 

 

Holzwarth, Natalie

 

Poster:  (with student Abraham, Yonas)  The Electronic Structure of Oxygen Related Defects in PbWO4 and CaMoO4 Crystals.” 13th Annual Workshop of Recent Developments in Electronic Structure Algorithms, Princeton, NJ, 15-18 June 2001.

 

Poster:  (with student Tang, Ping)  Comparison of the Electronic Structure of Three Phases of the Organic Conducting Material (BEDT-TTF)PF6.”  13th Annual Workshop of Recent Developments in Electronic Structure Algorithms,  Princeton, NJ, 15-18 June 2001.

 

Presentation:   (with Uçer, Burak and Williams, R. T.) presented by student Abraham, Yonas.  CdSe Electronic Structure and Pulsed Laser Photoelectron Spectroscopy.”  March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Indianapolis, 18-22 March 2002.

 

Poster:  (with Jeremy Qualls) presented by student Tang, Ping.  “Comparison of the Electronic Structure of Three Phases of the Organic Conducting Material (BEDT-TTF)PF6.”  March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Indianapolis, IN,  18-22 March 2002.

 

 

 Kerr, William C.

 

Presentation:  (with Kim-Shapiro, D. B.)  “Just-in-Time Teaching at Wake Forest University.”  American Association of Physics Teachers summer meeting, Rochester, NY, July 2001.

 

Paper:  (with Graham, A.J.)  “Nucleation Rates in an Extended System with a Symmetric Local Potential.”  American Physical Society, Indianapolis, IN, March 2002.

 

Paper:  (with Lei, G. and Kerr, S. N.)  “Computer Simulation of Disordered Electron-Phonon Systems.”  American Physical Society, Indianapolis, IN, March 2002.

 

 

Kim-Shapiro, Daniel B.

 

Presentation:  (with King, S.B., Huang, Z., Louderback, J.G., Azizi, F., and Goyal, M.  Quantification of HbNO Formation upon NO Addition to Oxyhemoglobin under Physiological Conditions.”  American Society of Hematology Meeting, 16 November 2001.  Blood, 98 (11) : 3562 Part 2.

 

Presentation:  (with Chen, K.J., Hantgan, R.R., and Ballas, S.K.  “Kinetic Studies of Sickle Cell Hemoglobin Polymerization Using Polarized Light Scattering.”  Biophysical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 2002.  Biophysical Journal 82 (1) (January 2002): 2167, Part 2.

 

Presentation:  (with Huang, Z., Louderback, J.G., Azizi, F., Goyal, M., Poole, A.M., Shields, H., and King, S.B.)  “Nitric Oxide Binding to Hemoglobin in Oxygenated Blood.”  Biophysical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 2002.  Biophysical Journal 82 (1) (January 2002): 2164, Part 2.

 

Presentation:  (with Azizi, F., Lockamy, V.L., Amin, R.P., Cinc, B., Lichtenstein, E., Ballas, S.K., and King, S.B.)  “Effect of NO and NO-producing Compounds on Sickle Hemoglobin Polymerization.”  Biophysical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 2002. Biophysical Journal, 82 (1) (January 2002): 2163, Part 2.

 

 

Matthews, G. E.

 

Presentation:  (with Dunning, Rodney and Holzwarth, N.A.W.)   Ab Initio Studies of the F-center in LiF.”  Thirteenth Annual Workshop on Recent Developments in Electronic Methods, Princeton, NJ, 15-18 June 2001.

 

Presentation:  (with Dunning, R.B., Holzwarth, N.A.W., Tackett, Alan)  PAW Simulation of the F-center in Alkali Halides.”  March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Indianapolis, IN, 18-22 March 2002.

 

 

Qualls, Jeremy S.

 

Paper:  (with Tang, Ping and Holzwarth, N.A.W.)  “Comparison of the Electronic Structures of Three Phases of the Organic Conducting”, material (BEDT-TTF)PF6.  American Physical Society and WFU Graduate Research Day, Wake Forest University, 2002.

 

 

Williams, Richard T.

 

(with Tuzemen, S., Xiong, Gang, Wilkinson, John, Mischuck, Brian, and Ucer, K. B.)

 “Production and Properties of p-n Junctions in Reactively Sputtered ZnO.”  Presented at the 21st International Conference on Defects in Semiconductors, Giessen, Germany, July 2001.

 

(with Wilkinson, John, Xiong, Gang, Tuzemen, S., and Ucer, K. B.  “Luminescence and Scintillation Properties of Zinc Oxide.”  Presented at the 7th International Conference on Inorganic Scintillators and their Applications, Chamonix, France, September 2001.

 

(with Xiong, Gang, Wilkinson, John, and Ucer, K. B.  “Defects and Doping in Zinc Oxide:  Transport and Luminescence.”  Presented at the International Conference on Quantum Electronics, Moscow, Russia, June 2002.

 

(with Khudobenko, A. Zherikhin, A., Xiong, Gang, Wilkinson, John, and Ucer, K. B.

 “Pulsed Laser Deposition of ZnO Films on Silicon and Sapphire Substrates.”  Presented at the International Conference on Lasers, Applications, and Technology, Moscow, Russia, June 2002.

 

(with Abraham, Yonas, Ucer, K. B. and Holzwarth, N.A.W.  CdSe Electronic Structure and Pulsed Laser Photoelectron Spectroscopy.”  Presented at American Physical Society, Indianapolis, March 2002.

 

(with Xiong, Gang, Mischuck, Brian, Abraham, Yonas, and Ucer, K.B.  ZnO Defects, Doping, and Pulsed Laser Photoelectron Spectroscopy.”  Presented at American Physical Society, Indianapolis, March 2002.

 

(with Wilkinson, Joh, Xiong, Gang, and Ucer, K. B.  Picosecond Photoluminescence Spectroscopy in ZnO.”  Presented at American Physical Society, Indianapolis, March 2002.

 

 

III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

PHYSICS DEPARTMENT

 

Carlson, Eric C.

 

Referee for Physical Review D and Physical Review Letters

 

 

Matthews, G. E.

 

International Advisory Committee, International Conference on Defects in Insulating Materials.

 

Led one-day workshop at Transylvania University on computer-enhanced learning in June 2001.

 

 

Williams, Richard T.

 

Editorial Advisory Board of Materials Science Foundation (Trans Tech Publications. Ltd.Zurich).

 

Member, International Advisory Committee and Program Committee, International Conference on Defects in Insulating Materials (ICDIM 2004, Riga, Latvia).

 

Member, International Advisory Committee, 5th International Conference on Excitonic Processes in Condensed Matter Physics (EXCON 2002, Darwin, Australia).

 

Member, International Advisory Committee, 6th International Conference on Inorganic Scintillators and their Applications (SCINT 2001, Chamonix, France).

 

 

IV.  External Grants Received (actually been funded)

 

PHYSICS DEPARTMENT

 

Guthold, Martin

 

$35,000           “Nanotechnology, Cancer, Biotechnology.”  Research Corporation

 

$20,000           “Nanotechnology, Cancer, Biotechnology.”  American Cancer Society

 

 

 

Kim-Shapiro, Daniel B.

 

$90,101           “Mechanism and Kinetics of Sickle Cell Hemoglobin Polymer Melting.”  (Non-

                        Competitive Renewal).  NIH

 

 

Qualls, Jeremy S.

 

$500                1 week of Magnet Time.  NHMFL User Program.