The Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the Department of Physics have merged into the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics in summer 2011. This collection includes publication dated 2011-. For previous years, look at the Department of Physics collection in SOAR

Recent Submissions

  • Separation of track- and shower-like energy deposits in ProtoDUNE-SP using a convolutional neural network 

    Abed Abud, Adam; Abi, B.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Roy, P.; Solomey, Nickolas (Springer Link, 2022-10-12)
    Liquid argon time projection chamber detector technology provides high spatial and calorimetric resolutions on the charged particles traversing liquid argon. As a result, the technology has been used in a number of recent ...
  • Polycircular domains, numerical conformal mappings, and moduli of quadrilaterals 

    Nasser, Mohamed; Rainio, Oona; Rasila, Antti; Vuorinen, Matti; Wallace, Terry; Yu, Hang; Zhang, Xiaohui (Springer Link, 2022-08-10)
    We study numerical conformal mappings of planar Jordan domains with boundaries consisting of fnitely many circular arcs, also called polycircular domains, and compute the moduli of quadrilaterals for these domains. ...
  • Conformal capacity and polycircular domains 

    Hakula, Harri; Nasser, Mohamed; Vuorinen, Matti (Elsevier, 2022-09-13)
    We study numerical conformal mapping of multiply connected planar domains with boundaries consisting of unions of finitely many circular arcs, so called polycircular domains. We compute the conformal capacities of condensers ...
  • Scintillation light detection in the 6-m drift-length ProtoDUNE Dual Phase liquid argon TPC 

    Abed Abud, Adam; Abi, B.; Acciarri, R.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Roy, P.; Solomey, Nickolas (Springer, 2022-06-24)
    DUNE is a dual-site experiment for long-baseline neutrino oscillation studies, neutrino astrophysics and nucleon decay searches. ProtoDUNE Dual Phase (DP) is a 6 × 6 × 6 m3 liquid argon time-projection-chamber (LArTPC) ...
  • Low exposure long-baseline neutrino oscillation sensitivity of the DUNE experiment 

    DUNE Collaboration; Abud, A. Abed; Abi, B.; Acciarri, R.; Acero, Mario A.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Roy, P.; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2022-04-25)
    The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) will produce world-leading neutrino oscillation measurements over the lifetime of the experiment. In this work, we explore DUNE’s sensitivity to observe charge-parity violation ...
  • Harmonic-measure distribution functions for a class of multiply connected symmetrical slit domains 

    Green, Christopher C.; Snipes, Marie A.; Ward, Lesley A.; Crowdy, Darren G. (Royal Society, 2022-03-02)
    The harmonic-measure distribution function, or h-function, of a planar domain Ω ⊂ C with respect to a basepoint z0 ∈ Ω is a signature that profiles the behaviour in Ω of a Brownian particle starting from z0. Explicit ...
  • Models of metal-poor stars with different initial abundances of C, N, O, Mg, and Si. I. Bolometric corrections derived from new MARCS synthetic spectra and their implications for observed colour-magnitude diagrams 

    VandenBerg, Don A; Edvardsson, Bengt; Casagrande, Luca; Ferguson, Jason W. (Oxford University Press, 2021-11-04)
    New, high-resolution MARCS synthetic spectra have been calculated for more than a dozen mixtures of the metals allowing, in turn, for variations in C:N:O, [CNO/Fe], and enhanced abundances of C, O, Mg, and Si. Bolometric ...
  • The BAyesian STellar algorithm (BASTA): a fitting tool for stellar studies, asteroseismology, exoplanets, and Galactic archaeology 

    Aguirre Børsen-Koch, V.; Rørsted, J.L.; Justesen, A.B.; Stokholm, A; Verma, K.; Winther, M.L.; Knudstrup, E.; Nielsen, K.B.; Sahlholdt, C.; Larsen, J.R.; Cassisi, S.; Serenelli, A.M.; Casagrande, L.; Christensen-Dalsgaard, J.; Davies, G.R.; Ferguson, Jason W.; Lund, M.N.; Weiss, A.; White, T.R. (Oxford University Press, 2021-09-29)
    We introduce the public version of the BAyesian STellar Algorithm (BASTA), an open-source code written in PYTHON to determine stellar properties based on a set of astrophysical observables. BASTA has been specifically ...
  • Deep underground neutrino experiment (DUNE) near detector conceptual design report 

    Abed Abud, Adam; Abi, B.; Acciarri, R.; Acero, Mario A.; Adamov, G.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Roy, P.; Solomey, Nickolas (MDPI, 2021-09-29)
    The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) is an international, world-class experiment aimed at exploring fundamental questions about the universe that are at the forefront of astrophysics and particle physics research. ...
  • Forty-fold speedup of NV- center magnetometry with sequential Bayesian experiment design 

    Dushenko, Sergey; Blakley, Sean M.; Ambal, Kapildeb; McMichael, Robert D. (Optica Publishing Group, 2021-05-01)
    In magnetometry using quantum defects in diamond (NV - centers), we demonstrate forty-fold speedup with sequential Bayesian experiment design as compared with conventional NV-magnetometry using frequency-swept measurements
  • Forty-fold speedup of NV- center magnetometry with sequential Bayesian experiment design 

    Dushenko, Sergey; Blakley, Sean M.; Ambal, Kapildeb; McMichael, Robert D. (IEEE, 2021-05-01)
    In magnetometry using quantum defects in diamond (NV - centers), we demonstrate forty-fold speedup with sequential Bayesian experiment design as compared with conventional NV-magnetometry using frequency-swept measurements.
  • Enhanced thermal and dielectric performance in ternary $PVDF/PVP/Co_3O_4$ nanocomposites 

    Taha, T. A.; Mahmoud, Mohammed H.; Hamdeh, Hussein H. (Wiley, 2021-11-11)
    The main objective of this research was to prepare high thermal and dielectric performance $PVDF/PVP/Co_3O_4$ nanocomposites (PVDF, oply(vinylidene fluoride); PVP, polyvinylpyrrolidone) using the method of solution mixing. ...
  • Searching for solar KDAR with DUNE 

    Abed Abud, Adam; Abi, B.; Acciarri, R.; Acero, Mario A.; Adames, M. R.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Roy, P.; Solomey, Nickolas (IOP Publishing, 2021-10-22)
    The observation of 236 MeV muon neutrinos from kaon-decay-at-rest (KDAR) originating in the core of the Sun would provide a unique signature of dark matter annihilation. Since excellent angle and energy reconstruction are ...
  • Mossbauer investigations in hematite nanoparticles 

    Al-Omari, Imaddin A.; Narayanaswamy, Venkatesha; Halder, Sajib; Hamdeh, Hussein H.; Alaabed, Sulaiman; Kamzin, Aleksandr. S.; Muralee Gopi, Chandu V.V.; Khaleel, Abbas A.; Issa, Bashar; Obaidat, Ihab M. (AMG Transcend Association, 2021-10-16)
    Hematite nanoparticles of average size 20 nm were synthesized using the sol-gel method, and the structural characterizations were conducted using XRD and TEM. The XRD profile revealed a small fraction of the maghemite ...
  • Chronologically dating the early assembly of the Milky Way 

    Montalbán, Josefina; MacKereth, J. Ted; Miglio, Andrea; Vincenzo, Fiorenzo; Chiappini, Cristina; Buldgen, Gaël; Ferguson, Jason W. (Springer Nature, 2021-05-17)
    The standard cosmological model predicts that galaxies are built through hierarchical assembly on cosmological timescales$^{1,2}.$ The Milky Way, like other disk galaxies, underwent violent mergers and accretion of small ...
  • Supernova neutrino burst detection with the deep underground neutrino experiment 

    Abi, B.; Acciarri, R.; Acero, Mario A.; Adamov, G.; Adams, Dean J.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (Springer Nature, 2021-05-15)
    The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE), a 40-kton underground liquid argon time projection chamber experiment, will be sensitive to the electron-neutrino flavor component of the burst of neutrinos expected from ...
  • Qutrit-inspired fully self-supervised shallow quantum learning network for brain tumor segmentation 

    Konar, Debanjan; Bhattacharyya, Siddhartha; Panigrahi, Bijaya K.; Behrman, Elizabeth C. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2021-05-13)
    Classical self-supervised networks suffer from convergence problems and reduced segmentation accuracy due to forceful termination. Qubits or bilevel quantum bits often describe quantum neural network models. In this article, ...
  • Prospects for beyond the Standard Model physics searches at the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment: DUNE collaboration 

    Abi, B.; Acciarri, R.; Acero, Mario A.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (Springer Nature, 2021-04-16)
    The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) will be a powerful tool for a variety of physics topics. The high-intensity proton beams provide a large neutrino flux, sampled by a near detector system consisting of a ...
  • Development, thermal and dielectric investigations of $PVDF-Y_2O_3$ polymer nanocomposite films 

    Taha, T. A.; Mahmoud, Mohamed H.; Hamdeh, Hussein H. (Springer, 2021-04-03)
    This work involves preparing $PVDF-Y_2O_3$ polymer nanocomposites to improve thermal and dielectric properties. X-ray diffraction, SEM, FTIR, TGA and dielectric measurements were applied for these films. The cubic crystal ...
  • Adjusting neutrino interaction models and evaluating uncertainties using NOvA near detector data 

    Acero, Mario A.; Adamson, Philip; Agam, G.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (EDP Sciences, 2020-12-04)
    The two-detector design of the NOvA neutrino oscillation experiment, in which two functionally identical detectors are exposed to an intense neutrino beam, aids in canceling leading order effects of cross-section uncertainties. ...

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