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2014

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Ultrahigh Vacuum Cryostat System for Extended Low Temperature Space Environment Testing, Justin Dekany, Robert H. Johnson, Gregory Wilson, Amberly Evans Jensen, and JR Dennison; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science

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Low Temperature Cathodoluminescence in Disordered SiO2, Amberly Evans Jensen, JR Dennison, Gregory Wilson, and Justin Dekany; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science

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In Situ Surface Voltage Measurements of Dielectrics Under Electron Beam Irradiation, Joshua L. Hodges, JR Dennison, Gregory Wilson, Amberly Evans Jensen, and Alec Sim; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science

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Annual Solar Motion and Spy Satellites, Margaret Jensen and Shane L. Larson; 223rd American Astronomical Society Meeting, Washington, DC

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Characterizing and Quantifying Time Dependent Night Sky Brightness in and around Tucson, Arizona, Rachel K. Nydegger and Constance E. Walker; 223rd AAS Meeting: 5-9 January 2014, Washington, DC

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Two-Dimensional Electron Gases at the Surface of Potassium Tantalate, Ben Pound; National Institute of Standards and Technology, SURF Colloquium, Washington, D.C.

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Shaping Carbon Nanotube Forests for Field Emission, Benjamin Pound; USU Student Showcase

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Modeling Spiral Galaxy Surface Luminosity to Explain Non-Uniform Inclination Distributions, Jordan C. Rozum and Shane L. Larson; 223rd American Astronomical Meeting, 5-9 January 2014, Washington, DC

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Rayleigh Scatter Lidar Observations of the Midlatitude Mesosphere’s Response to Sudden Stratospheric Warmings, Leda Sox and Vincent Wickwar

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Midlatitude Mesospheric Temperature Anomalies During Major SSW Events as Observed with Rayleigh-Scatter Lidar, Leda Sox, Vincent B. Wickwar, Chad Fish, and Joshua P. Herron; CEDAR Workshop. Seattle, WA, June 22-26, 2014

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Remediation Research in USU 1360 Intelligent Life in the Universe, Tony Triplett and Jared Butler

2013

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Charge Transport and Electrical Degradation Research for Power Grid Applications, Allen Andersen and JR Dennison; Utah State University Graduate Student Research Symposium

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Electrostatic Discharge in Solids, Allen Andersen and JR Dennison; USU Physics Colloquium

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Pre-breakdown Arcing in Dielectrics under Electric Field Stress, Allen Andersen and JR Dennison; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO, October 18-19, 2013

The Behavior of Neutral Densities Between 45 and 90 km Determined from Rayleigh Lidar Observations above Logan, Utah, David L. Barton, Vincent B. Wickwar, and Leda Sox; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

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Mesospheric Density Climatologies Determined at Midlatitudes Using Rayleigh Lidar, David L. Barton, Vincent B. Wickwar, Leda Sox, and Joshua P. Herron; International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy; Mexico; 2013

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Progress Towards Real-Time Radiation Measurements on Aircraft, L. Duane Bell, W. Kent Tobiska, and Robert W. Schunk; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

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Carrier capture dynamics of single InGaAs/GaAs quantum-dot layers, K. N. Chauhaun, D. Mark Riffe, Addison E. Everett, D. J. Kim, H Yang, and F. K. Shen; Journal of Applied Physics

Diverse Light Emissions from Epoxy Due to Energetic Electron Bombardment, Justin Christensen, Justin Dekany, and JR Dennison; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

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Electron Transport Models and Precision Measurements with the Constant Voltage Conductivity Method, Justin Dekany, JR Dennison, Alec Sim, and Jerilyn Brunson; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science

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Diverse electron-induced optical emissions from space observatory materials at low temperatures, JR Dennison, Amberly Evans Jensen, Gregory Wilson, Justin Dekany, Charles W. Bowers, and Robert H. Meloy; Proceedings of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments)

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Pulsed electro-acoustic (PEA) measurements of embedded charge distributions, JR Dennison and Lee H. Pearson; Proceedings of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments VII)

Extensions of the Walden-Wintle Model of Charge Transport in Disordered Materials for Charge Injection with Electron Beams, JR Dennison, Greg Wilson, Alec Sim, and Jodie Corbridge Gillespie; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Seeing the Cosmos at 1440 MHz, Greg Erickson; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

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Nanodielectric Properties of High Conductivity Carbon-Loaded Polyimide Under Electron-Beam Irradiation, Amberly Evans Jensen, JR Dennison, Justin Dekany, and Gregory Wilson; Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Solid Dielectrics (ICSD), (Bologna, Italy, June 30-July 4, 2013)

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Properties of Cathodoluminescence for Cryogenic Applications of SiO2-based Space Observatory Optics and Coatings, Amberly Evans Jensen, JR Dennison, Gregory Wilson, Justin Dekany, Charles Bpwers, Robert Meloy, and James B. Heaney; Proceedings of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments)

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On the Feasibility of Detecting Spacecraft Charging and Arcing by Remote Sensing, Dale C. Ferguson, Jeremy Murray-Krezan, David A. Barton, and JR Dennison; 5th AIAA Atmospheric and Space Environments Conference, San Diego, CA

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Multi-year Observations of Mid-latitude Middle Atmospheric Winds, Waves, and Temperature associated with SSW Events over Northern Utah, Chad Fish, Vincent B. Wickwar, B. Thurairajah, Jan J. Sojka, F. T. Berkey, S. Bailey, Titus Yuan, Michael J. Taylor, N. Mitchell, and W. Hocking; International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy,

Emergent Error Correction in Distributed Controller Networks, David Griffin and David Peak; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

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Overtone Analysis of a Holtkamp Organ Using Fourier Methods, Mario Harper and David Berg; USU Student Showcase; Logan, Utah; 2013

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Resolving Ionospheric E-region Modeling Challenges: The Solar Photon Flux Dependence, Joseph B. Jensen, Jan J. Sojka, Michael David, Kent Tobiska, Robert W. Schunk, Tom Woods, and Frank Eparvier; USU Student Showcase; Logan, Utah; 2013

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Simulation Chamber for Space Environment Survivability Testing, Robert H. Johnson and Lisa D. Montierth; USU Student Showcase; Logan, Utah; 2013

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Small-Scale Simulation Chamber for Space Environment Survivability Testing, Robert H. Johnson, Lisa D. Montierth, JR Dennison, James S. Dyer, and Ethan R. Lindstrom; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science

Mother's Day Gift from the Sun: Modeling the Response of the Ionosphere to X-Class Solar Flares, Maggie Lewis, Jan J. Sojka, Michael David, Robert Schunk, and Joseph B. Jensen; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Time Dependent Conductivity of Low Density Polyethylene, Phillip Lundgreen, justin Dekany, and JR Dennison; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Observing the Variations of Interacting Solar Winds in a Massive Binary Star System, Darren McKinnon and Theodore R. Gull; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Winter Climatology of Short-Period Polar Mesospheric Gravity Waves Observed Over Poker Flat Research Range Alaska (65º N, 147º W), M. R. Negale, K. Nielsen, M. J. Taylor, P. -D. Pautet, and M. Dyrland; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

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Understanding Light Pollution In and around Tucson, Arizona, Rachel K. Nydegger; Colloquium for the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Tucson, AZ

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Damaging Economies and Ecosystems: Light Pollution in Logan City, Rachel K. Nydegger and Shane L. Larson Ph.D.; USU Student Showcase; Logan, Utah; 2013

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Characterizing and Quantifying Night Sky Brightness in Utah and Arizona, Rachel K. Nydegger, Shane L. Larson, and Connie Walker; ALAN 2013 First International Conference on Artificial Light at Night, Berlin, Germany

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Mapping Light Pollution at Utah State University, Rachel Nydegger and Shane L. Larson; Posters on the Hill; Salt Lake City; 2013

Atomic Oxygen Modification of the Nanodielectric Surface Composition of Carbon-Loaded Polyimide Composites, Kelby Peterson and JR Dennison; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, University of Denver, Denver, CO

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Functionalizing Carbon Nanotube Forests, Ben Pound and F. K. Shen; USU Student Showcase

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Functionalizing Carbon Nanotube Forests with 1,5-diaminoaphthalene, Ben Pound and T. -C. Shen; Fall 2013 Meeting of the Four Corner Section of the American Physical Society

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Investigating Mesospheric Gravity Wave Dynamics and Temperature Variability over the Andes, Jonathan Pugmire and Michael J. Taylor

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Observations of Mesospheric Temperature Variability Over the Andes, Jonathan Pugmire, Michael J. Taylor, Yucheng Zhao, P. D. Paudet, and James M. Russell; CEDAR Workshop; Boulder, CO; 2013

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Satellite and Ground-Based Measurements of Mesospheric Temperature Variability Over Cerro Pachon, Chile (30.3° S), Jonathan Pugmire, Michael J. Taylor, Yucheng Zhao, P. D. Pautet, and J. M. Russell; APS Four Corners Conference; Denver, CO; 2013

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Galaxy Inclination and Surface Brightness, Jordan C. Rozum and Shane L. Larson; USU Student Showcase; Logan, Utah; 2013

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Comprehensive Theoretical Framework for Modeling Diverse Electron Transport Experiments in Parallel Plate Geometries, Alec Sim and JR Dennison; 5th AIAA Atmospheric and Space Environments Conference,San Diego, CA, June 24-27, 2013

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Modeling the ionospheric E and F1 regions: Using SDO-EVE observations as the solar irradiance driver, Jan J. Sojka, Joseph B. Jensen, Michael David, Robert W. Schunk, Tom Woods, and Frank Eparvier; Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics

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Temperatures in the Mid-Latitude Mesosphere During Sudden Stratospheric Warmings as Determined from Rayleigh Lidar Data, Leda Sox, Vincent B. Wickwar, Chad Fish, and Joshua P. Herron; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA. Dec. 2013

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The Mid-Latitude Mesosphere’s Response to Sudden Stratospheric Warmings as Determined from Rayleigh Lidar Temperatures, Leda Sox, Vincent B. Wickwar, Chad Fish, and Joshua P. Herron; International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

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Rayleigh Lidar Observations of the Mid-Latitude Mesosphere During Stratospheric Warming Events and a New Rayleigh-Mie-Raman Lidar at USU, Leda Sox, Vincent B. Wickwar, Chad Fish, Joshua P. Herron, and Matthew T. Emerick; USU Physics Colloquium

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Middle Atmosphere Temperature Results from a New, High-powered, Large-Aperture Rayleigh Lidar, Leda Sox, Vincent B. Wickwar, and Joshua P. Herron; 2013 Utah Space Grant Consortium

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Ground-Based Observations with a Rayleigh-Mie-Raman Lidar from 15-120 km, Leda Sox, Vincent B. Wickwar, Joshua P. Herron, David L. Barton, and Matthew T. Emerick; Fall National Space Grant Meeting. Charleston, SC. Oct. 2013

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Midlatitude, Rayleigh-Mie-Raman Lidar for Observations from 15 to 120 km, Vincent B. Wickwar, Leda Sox, Joshua P. Herron, and Matthew T. Emerick; International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

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Mid-Latiude Rayleigh-Mie-Raman Lidar for Observations from 15 to 120 km, Vincent B. Wickwar, Leda Sox, Joshua P. Herron, and Matthew T. Emerick; AGU Fall Meeting 2013

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The Upgraded Rayleigh Lidar at USU’s Atmospheric Lidar Observatory, Vincent B. Wickwar, Leda Sox, Joshua P. Herron, and Matthew T. Emerick; CEDAR Workshop; Boulder, CO; 2013

2012

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The density factor in the synthesis of carbon nanotube forest by injection chemical vapor deposition, Robert W. Call, C. Read, C Mart, and T. C. Shen; Journal of Applied Physics

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Ultrahigh Vacuum Cryostat System for Extended Low Temperature Space Environment Testing, Justin Dekany, Robert H. Johnson, Gregory Wilson, Amberly Evans, and JR Dennison; Proceedings of the 12th International Spacecraft Charging and Technology Conference

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Electron Transport Models and Precision Measurements in a Constant Voltage Chamber, Justin Dekany, Alec Sim, Jerilyn Brunson, and JR Dennison; Proceedings of the 12th International Spacecraft Charging and Technology Conference

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Electron Beam Induced Luminescence of SiO2 Optical Coatings, JR Dennison, Amberly Evans, Gregory Wilson, Charles W. Bowers, and Robert Meloy; Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, CEIDP, 14-17 Oct. 2012

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Charge Enhanced Contamination and Environmental Degradation of MISSE-6 SUSpECS Materials, JR Dennison, Amberly Evans Jensen, Danielle Fulmer, and Joshua L. Hodges; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science

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The Effects of Surface Modification on Spacecraft Charging Parameters, Amberly Evans Jensen and JR Dennison; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science

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In Situ Surface Voltage Measurements of Dielectrics Under Electron Beam Irradiation, Joshua L. Hodges, JR Dennison, Justin Dekany, Gregory Wilson, Amberly Evans, and Alec Sim; Proceedings of the 12th International Spacecraft Charging and Technology Conference

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Small Scale Simulation Chamber for Space Environment Survivability Testing, Robert H. Johnson, Lisa D. Montierth, JR Dennison, James S. Dyer, Ethan Lindstrom, and Alex Chanson; Proceedings of the 12th International Spacecraft Charging and Technology Conference

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Simulation Chamber for Space Environment Survivability Testing, Lisa D. Montierth and Robert H. Johnson; National Conference on Undergraduate Research; Weber State University Spring, 2012

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Micrometeoroid from MISSE Examined to Understand the Effects of the Space Environment on Space Suit Materials, Kelby T. Peterson; USU Student Showcase; Logan, Utah; 2012

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Multiple Peaks in SABER Mesospheric OH Emission Altitude Profiles, Jordan Rozum, Gene A. Ware, Doran J. Baker, Martin G. Wlynczak, and James M. Russell; 2012 AGU Fall Meeting

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Results from an Extremely Sensitive Rayleigh-Scatter Lidar, Leda Sox and Vincent B. Wickwar; 2012 Rocky Mountain Space Grant Consortium

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Observations with the Most Sensitive Rayleigh-Scatter Lidar, Leda Sox, Vincent B. Wickwar, Joshua P. Herron, and Marcus J. Bingham; Intermountain Graduate Research Symposium

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First Temperature Observations with the USU Very Large Rayleigh Lidar: An Examination of Mesopause Temperatures, Leda Sox, Vincent B. Wickwar, Joshua P. Herron, Marcus J. Bingham, Lance W. Petersen, and Matthew T. Emerick; American Geophysical Union 2012 Fall Meeting

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Approximation of Range in Materials as a Function of Incident Electron Energy, Gregory Wilson and JR Dennison; IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science

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An embedded-atom-method model for alkali-metal vibrations, R. B. Wilson and D. Mark Riffe; Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter

2011

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Space Weather Community Operations Workshop: Planning for the Next Decade, J. J. Fulgham, Jennifer L. Meehan, and W. K. Tobiska; Space Weather

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Quantum Gravity in Relativistic Phase Space, Jeffrey Hazboun; Intermountain Graduate Symposium

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A Systematic Construction of Curved Phase Space: A gravitational gauge theory with symplectic form, Jeffrey Hazboun and James Thomas Wheeler; Loops 11 International Conference on Quantum Gravity

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New Space Weather Products for HF Radio, GPS Navigation, and Aviation, Jennifer L. Meehan; New Space Weather Products for HF Radio, GPS Navigation, and Aviation

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Mesospheric Temperature Variability and Seasonal Characteristics Over the Andes, Jonathan Pugmire, Yucheng Zhao, Michael J. Taylor, and P D. Pautet; 2011 Joint CEDAR-GEM Workshop, Santa Fe, NM

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The World's Most Sensitive Rayleigh-Scatter Lidar, Leda Sox, V. B. Wickwar, J P. Herron, Marcus J. Bingham, and Lance W. Peterson; CEDAR Workshop

2010

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Development of Ultrasonic Detection Methods for Cancer Cells in Vivo, Jeffrey B. Goodrich

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Uncertainty Associated with Modeling the Global Ionosphere, Janelle V. Jenniges, Ariel O. Acebal, Larry Gardner, Robert W. Schunk, and Lie Zhu; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

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The First Ten Months of Investigation of Gravity Waves and Temperature Variability Over the Andes, Jonathan Pugmire, Neal Criddle, Michael J. Taylor, P. D. Pautet, and Yucheng Zhao; Annual Meeting of the Four Corners Section of the APS

2009

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The Effect of Negative Energy Shells on Schwarzschild Spacetime and their Penrose Diagrams, Jeffrey Hazboun and Tevian Dray; Marcel Grossman Meeting

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The Effect of Negative-Energy Shells on the Schwarzschild Black Hole, Jeffrey Hazboun and Tevian Dray; General Relativity and Gravitation

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Intra-Annual Comparison of Mesospheric Gravity Waves Over Halley and Rothera Stations, Antarctica, Jonathan Pugmire, Michael J. Taylor, K. Nielsen, A. Wall, J. Thompson, and P. D. Pautet; Four Corners Section of the APS: Annual Meeting

2008

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Temperature and Electric Field Dependence of Conduction in Low-Density Polyethylene, JR Dennison and Jerilyn Brunson; IEEE Transaction on Plasma Science

2005

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Wavelength Control for a Potassium Resonance Lidar, Everett E. A. and Vincent B. Wickwar; Utah State University Student Showcase for Undergraduate Research

2003

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Prediction of saturation effects on potassium lidar returns, Joel R. Drake and Vincent B. Wickwar; Utah State University Student Showcase for Undergraduate Research

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Simulating The Doppler-Free Fluorescence Spectrum For The Potassium D1 Transitions, Paul G. Johnson, Marc R. Hammond, and Vincent B. Wickwar; Utah State University Student Showcase for Undergraduate Research