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2013

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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

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Winter Climatology of Short-Period Mesospheric Gravity Waves Over Alaska, Michael Negale, Kim Nielsen, Michael J. Taylor, and Dominique Pautet; 2013 CEDAR Workshop

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Winter Climatology of Short-Period Polar Mesospheric Gravity Waves Observed Over Poker Flat Research Range, Alaska (65 o N, 147 o W), Michael Negale, Kim Nielsen, Michael J. Taylor, and Dominique Pautet; APS 4CS Meeting

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High-Latitude Short-Period Mesospheric Gravity Wave Dynamics and Winter Climatology, Michael Negale, Kim Nielsen, Michael J. Taylor, Dominique Pautet, and Margit Dyrland; Utah Valley University Physics Colloquium

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Statistical Characteristics of Polar Mesospheric Gravity Waves Observed Over Alaska, Michael Negale, Kim Nielsen, Michael J. Taylor, Dominique Pautet, and Margit Dyrland; AGU Fall Meeting

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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Characterizing Sky Variability for Multi-Messenger Astronomy, Rachel Nydegger; Utah Council for Undergraduate Research; Utah State University; February 22, 2013

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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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Studying Light Pollution in and Around Tucson, AZ, Rachel K. Nydegger

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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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Quantifying Night Sky Fluctuations: Striving for a Multi-Messenger Astronomy, Rachel K. Nydegger and Shane L. Larson Ph.D.; Utah State University Physics Colloquium

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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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Simulation of UV Radiation Degradation of Polymers on MISSE-6 in the Low Earth Orbit Environment, Kelby T. Peterson and JR Dennison; Posters on the Hill; Salt Lake City; 2013

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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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Parallel Heat Transport in Magnetized Plasma, Mukta Sharma

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Unified Model of Charge Transport in Insulating Polymeric Materials, Alec Sim

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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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Development of practical method using a Monte Carlo code for evaluation of optimum fuel pitch in a typical VVER-1000 core, Navid Taheranpoura and Ahmad Talaei; Annals of Nuclear Energy

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Lunar Tidal Effects in the Electrodynamics of the Low-Latitude Ionosphere, Brian David Tracy

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Weyl Gravity as a Gauge Theory, Juan Teancum Trujillo

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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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Electrostatic Discharge Properties of Fused Silica Coatings, Allen Andersen, Charles Sim, and JR Dennison; APS 4-Corners Section Regional Meeting; Socorro, NM; 2012

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The Effect of Growth Parameters on the Height and Density of Carbon Nanotube Forests, Robert Welch Call

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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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Muon Contribution to Cathodoluminescence Tests?, Justin Dekany, Allen Andersen, and JR Dennison; Fall 2012 Meeting of the Four Corner Section of the American Physical Society

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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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Ultrahigh Vacuum Cryostat System for Extended Low Temperature Space Environment Testing, Justin Dekany, Robert H. Johnson, Gregory Wilson, Amberly Evans, and JR Dennison; 12th Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference; 13-18 May 2012 Kitakyushu, Japan

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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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Electron Beam Induced Luminescence of SiO2 Optical Coatings, JR Dennison, Amberly Evans, Gregory Wilson, Justin Dekany, Charles W. Bowers, and Robert Meloy; Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (CEIDP) 2012 Annual Report

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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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Electron Induced Charging and Arcing of Multilayered Dielectric Materials, JR Dennison, Gregory Wilson, Amberly Evans, and Justin Dekany; 3rd International Workshop on Mechanisms of Vacuum Arcs (MeVArc 2012)

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Temperature-Dependent Radiation Induced Conductivity of Diverse Highly Disordered Insulating Materials, JR Dennison, Gregory Wilson, and Jodie C. Gillespie; Four Corner Sections Meeting American Physical Society

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Low Temperature Cathodoluminescence of Space Observatory Materials, Amberly Evans, Gregory Wilson, Justin Dekany, Alec Sim, and JR Dennison; 12th Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference 14-18 May, 2012 Kitakyushu Japan

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Extending the Band Model of Disordered SiO2 Through Cathodoluminescence Studies, Amberly Evans, Gregory Wilson, JR Dennison, and Justin Dekany; Four Corner Sections Meeting American Physical Society New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro, NM October 26-27, 2012

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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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Low Temperature Cathodoluminescence in Disordered SiO2, Amberly Evans Jensen, Gregory Wilson, Justin Dekany, and JR Dennison; National Council of Undergraduate Research

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The Application of Tomographic Reconstruction Techniques to Ill-Conditioned Inverse Problems in Atmospheric Science and Biomedical Imaging, Vern Philip Hart II

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A systematic construction of curved phase space: A gravitational gauge theory with symplectic form, Jeffrey S. Hazboun and James Thomas Wheeler; Journal of Physics: Conference Series

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In Situ Measurements of Electron-Beam-Induced Surface Voltage of Highly Resistive Materials, Joshua Hodges

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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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In Situ Surface Voltage Measurements of Dielectrics Under Electron Beam Irradiation, Joshua L. Hodges, Alec Sim, Justin Dekany, Gregory Wilson, Amberly Evans, and JR Dennison; 12th Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference 14-18 May, 2012 Kitakyushu Japan

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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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The Second Annual Space Weather Community Operations Workshop: Advancing Operations Into the Next Decade, Jennifer L. Meehan, Jared Fulgham, and W. Kent Tobiska; Space Weather

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Workshop Addresses Aviation Community, Jennifer L. Meehan and Joseph Kunches; Space Weather

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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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Short Period Gravity Waves in the Arctic Atmosphere Over Alaska, Michael Negale, Kim Nielsen, Michael J. Taylor, Britta Irving, and Richard Collins; APS 4CS Meeting

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Short Period Gravity Waves in the Arctic Atmosphere Over Alaska, Michael Negale, Kim Nielsen, Michael J. Taylor, Britta Irving, and Richard Collins; NSF CEDAR Workshop

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Short-Period Gravity Waves Over Alaska, Michael Negale, Kim Nielsen, Michael J. Taylor, Britta Irving, and Richard Collins; MLTI Polar Waves and Dynamics Workshop

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Characterizing Sky Variability for Multi-Messenger Astronomy, Rachel Nydegger, Katie Breivik, and Shane L. Larson; 2012 APS 4-Corners Section Regional Meeting

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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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Micrometeoroids from MISSE Examined to Understand the Effects of the Space Environment on Space Suit Materials, Kelby T. Peterson and JR Dennison; National Council of Undergraduate Research

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Space Impact Ejecta Model of Micrometeoroid Collision on MISSE-6, Kelby T. Peterson and JR Dennison; Fall 2012 Meeting of the Four Corner Section of the American Physical Society New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro, NM October 26-27, 2012

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Modeling Spiral Galaxy Luminosity Profiles, Jordan Rozum, Matt Garlock, Shane L. Larson, and Bradley W. Carroll; 2012 APS 4-Corners Section Regional Meeting

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Comparison of SABER OH Measurements to Rocket Photometry Data, Jordan Rozum, Gene A. Ware, and Doran J. Baker; Rocky Mountain Space Grant Consortium Annual Meeting

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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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A 2D Finite Elembent/1D Fourier Solution To The Fokker-Planck Equation, Joseph Andrew Spencer

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Viscous and induced current heating in plasma focus plasmoids, Ahmad Talaei and Eric Lerner; 54th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Providence, Rhode Island

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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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Electron Energy Dependent Charging Effects of Multilayered Dielectric Materials, Gregory Wilson, JR Dennison, Amberly Evans, and Justin Dekany; Proceedings of the 12th International Spacecraft Charging and Technology Conference

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Charging Effects of Multilayered Dielectric Spacecraft Materials: Surface Voltage, Discharge and Arcing, Gregory Wilson, Amberly Evans, Justin Dekany, and JR Dennison; 12th Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference 14-18 May, 2012 Kitakyushu Japan

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Power and Charge Deposition in Multilayer Dielectrics from Monoenergetic Electron Bombardment, Gregory Wilson, Amberly Evans, Justin Dekany, and JR Dennison; Four Corner Sections Meeting American Physical Society New Mexico Tech Socorro, NM October 26 & 27, 2012

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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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Dynamics of Equatorial Spread F Using Ground-Based Optical and Radar Measurements, Narayan P. Chapagain

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In Situ Checks of Sonic Anemometer Temperature Calibration, David Cook and Michael Negale; ASR Science Team Meeting

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Temperature Dependence of SiO2 Electron-Induced Cathodoluminescence, Amberly Evans, Gregory Wilson, and JR Dennison; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting

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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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Preliminary Results of IS Plasma Focus as a Breeder of Short-Lived Radioisotopes 12C(d,n)13N, S.M. S. Kiai, . .. ., Ahmad Talaei, and et al.; Journal of Fusion Energy

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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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Space Weather and Technological Impacts, Jennifer L. Meehan, G. Fisher, and W. Murtagh; Space Weather and Technological Impacts

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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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An Embedded Atom Method Investigation Into the Lattice Dynamics of Metallic Surfaces, Richard B. Wilson

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Study of Geomagnetic Disturbances and Ring Current Variability During Storm and Quiet Times Using Wavelet Analysis and Ground-based Magnetic Data from Multiple Stations, Zhonghua Xu

2010

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Investigating Characteristics of Lightning-Induced Transient Luminous Events Over South America, Matthew A. Bailey