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

  • 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; Muetherer, M.; 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. ...
  • Neutrino interaction classification with a convolutional neural network in the DUNE far detector 

    Abi, B.; Acciarri, R.; Acero, Mario A.; Muether, Mathew; Meyer, Holger; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2020-11-09)
    The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is a next-generation neutrino oscillation experiment that aims to measure CP-violation in the neutrino sector as part of a wider physics program. A deep learning approach based on ...
  • Search for slow magnetic monopoles with the NOvA detector on the surface 

    Acero, Mario A.; Adamson, P.; Aliaga, Leo; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2021-01-11)
    We report a search for a magnetic monopole component of the cosmic-ray flux in a 95-day exposure of the NOvA experiment's Far Detector, a 14 kt segmented liquid scintillator detector designed primarily to observe GeV-scale ...
  • Long-baseline neutrino oscillation physics potential of the DUNE experiment: DUNE Collaboration 

    Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (Springer, 2020-10-22)
    The sensitivity of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) to neutrino oscillation is determined, based on a full simulation, reconstruction, and event selection of the far detector and a full simulation and ...
  • Experimental pairwise entanglement estimation for an N-qubit system: a machine learning approach for programming quantum hardware 

    Thompson, Nathan L.; Nguyen, Nam H.; Behrman, Elizabeth C.; Steck, James E. (Springer, 2020-11-03)
    Designing and implementing algorithms for medium- and large-scale quantum computers is not easy. In the previous work, we have suggested, and developed, the idea of using machine learning techniques to train a quantum ...
  • Supernova neutrino detection in NOvA 

    Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2020-10-05)
    The NOvA long-baseline neutrino experiment uses a pair of large, segmented, liquid-scintillator calorimeters to study neutrino oscillations, using GeV-scale neutrinos from the Fermilab NuMI beam. These detectors are also ...
  • Measurement of neutrino-induced neutral-current coherent $π^0$ production in the NOvA near detector 

    Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2020-07-09)
    The cross section of neutrino-induced neutral-current coherent $\pi^0$ production on a carbon-dominated target is measured in the NOvA near detector. This measurement uses a narrow-band neutrino beam with an average neutrino ...
  • Quantum machine learning: Preface 

    Bhattacharyya, Siddhartha; Pan, Indrajit; Mani, Ashish; De, Sourav; Behrman, Elizabeth C.; Chakrabarti, Susanta (De Gruyter, 2020-06-08)
    Imparting intelligence to the machines has always been a challenging thoroughfare. Over the years, several intelligent tools have been invented or proposed to deal with the uncertainties encountered by human beings with ...
  • Search for multimessenger signals in NOvA coincident with LIGO/Virgo detections 

    NOvA Collaboration; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2020-06-22)
    Using the NOvA neutrino detectors, a broad search has been performed for any signal coincident with 28 gravitational wave events detected by the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration between September 2015 and July 2019. For all of ...

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