Faculty Publications

 

Publications written by faculty and staff in the Department of Physics at the University of Northern Iowa.

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Submissions from 2024

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Natural formation of linear defect structures in MoS2, Pavel V. Lukashev, Timothy E. Kidd, Haley A. Harms, Colin Gorgen, and Andrew J. Stollenwerk

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Electronic, magnetic, and structural properties of NiFeMnAl, Pavel V. Lukashev, Jax Wysong, Stephen McFadden, Gavin Baker, Brandon Schmidt, Paul M. Shand, and Parashu Kharel

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Pressure induced modification of electronic and magnetic properties of MnCrNbAl and MnCrTaAl, Brandon Schmidt, Paul M. Shand, Parashu Kharel, and Pavel V. Lukashev

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Estimating the Cholesterol Affinity of Integral Membrane Proteins from Experimental Data, Theodore L. Steck, S. M. Ali Tabei, and Yvonne Lange

Submissions from 2023

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Synthesis, Crystal Structure, And Magnetic Properties Of CoMoFeAl And Related Compounds, Gavin Baker, Jax Wysong, Shah Valloppilly, Paul Shand, Pavel Lukashev, and Parashu Kharel

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Structural, Electronic, And Magnetic Properties Of CoFeVGe-Based Compounds: Experiment And Theory, Parashu Kharel, Zachary Lehmann, Gavin Baker, Lukas Stuelke, Shah Valloppilly, Paul M. Shand, and Pavel V. Lukashev

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A Basic Model For The Association Of Ligands With Membrane Cholesterol: Application To Cytolysin Binding, Yvonne Lange, S. M. Ali Tabei, and Theodore L. Steck

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Pressure Modulated Spin-Gapless Semiconductivity In FeCrTiAl, Pavel V. Lukashev, Stephen McFadden, Paul M. Shand, and Parashu Kharel

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Electronic, Magnetic, and Structural Properties of CoVMnSb: Ab Initio Study, Pavel V. Lukashev, Adam Ramker, Brandon Schmidt, Paul M. Shand, Parashu Kharel, Vagharsh Mkhitaryan, Zhenhua Ning, and Liqin Ke

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Experimental And Theoretical Investigation Of FeCrVAl And Related Compounds, Pavel V. Lukashev, Lukas Stuelke, Zach Pottebaum, Young Moua, Gavin Baker, Jax Wysong, Matthew Flesche, Shah Valloppilly, Paul M. Shand, and Parashu Kharel

Submissions from 2022

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The Edge Profile Of Liquid Spills, F. Behroozi

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A Fresh Look At The Young-Laplace Equation And Its Many Applications In Hydrostatics, Fred Behroozi

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How Spice Dispensers Reveal The Physics Behind Hummingbird Feeders, Fred Behroozi

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Electronic Band Structure And Magnetism Of Cofev0.5Mn0.5Si, Parashu Kharel, Gavin Baker, Matthew Flesche, Adam Ramker, Young Moua, Shah Valloppilly, Paul M. Shand, and Pavel V. Lukashev

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Criteria For Electronic Growth Of Au On Layered Semiconductors, Timothy E. Kidd, Preston Kruckenberg, Colin Gorgen, Pavel V. Lukashev, and Andrew J. Stollenwerk

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Large-Field Magnetoresistance Of Nanometer Scale Nickel Films Grown On Molybdenum Disulfide, Timothy E. Kidd, Paul M. Shand, Andrew Stollenwerk, Colin Gorgen, Young Moua, Lukas Stuelke, and Pavel V. Lukashev

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Effect Of Atomic Disorder On Electronic, Magnetic And Electron-Transport Properties Of Ti2Mnal, Pavel V. Lukashev, Zachary Lehmann, Lukas Stuelke, Randall Filippone, Bishnu Dahal, Shah Valloppilly, Jace Waybright, Arjun K. Pathak, Yung Huh, Paul M. Shand, and Parashu Kharel

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Localization Effects And Anomalous Hall Conductivity In A Disordered 3D Ferromagnet, P. M. Shand, Y. Moua, G. Baker, S. Valloppilly, P. V. Lukashev, and P. Kharel

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Electronic, Magnetic, And Structural Properties Of Crmnsb0.5Si0.5, Lukas Stuelke, Lilit Margaryan, Parashu Kharel, Paul M. Shand, and Pavel V. Lukashev

Submissions from 2021

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Electronic, Structural And Magnetic Properties Of Mn(1+X)Pt(1-X)Sb, Abdullah Al Maruf, Adam Ramker, Shah Valloppilly, Paul M. Shand, Pavel V. Lukashev, and Parashu Kharel

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Dancing Pins And Waving Flowers: Two New Demos For Visualizing Magnetic Field Lines, F. Behroozi

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Rotation Of Spherical Magnet Falling Through A Slit Copper Pipe, F. Behroozi

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Perpendicular Magnetic Anisotropy In Half-Metallic Thin-Film Co2Cral, Ryan Carlile, Juliana Herran, Shashi Poddar, Eric J. Montgomery, Parashu Kharel, Paul M. Shand, and Pavel V. Lukashev

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The Framework For Analyzing Video In Science Teacher Education (Favste), Michelle E. Forsythe, Brett A. Criswell, Anna Maria Arias, Joshua A. Ellis, Lawrence Escalada, Heather J. Johnson, Amy B. Palmeri, Jessica Riccio, and Margaret E. Parker

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Distinguishing Synaptic Vesicle Precursor Navigation Of Microtubule Ends With A Single Rate Constant Model, M. Gramlich, S. Balseiro-Gómez, S. M.Ali Tabei, M. Parkes, and S. Yogev

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Diffusion Energy Barrier Of Au On Bi2Se3: Theory And Experiment, T. E. Kidd, P. V. Lukashev, L. Stuelke, C. Gorgen, S. Roberts, G. Gu, and A. J. Stollenwerk

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Electronic Growth Of Pd(111) Nanostructures On Mos2, Timothy E. Kidd, Skylar Scott, Sophie Roberts, Ryan Carlile, Pavel V. Lukashev, and Andrew J. Stollenwerk

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Preparation Of Ultrathin Gold Films With Subatomic Surface Roughness, Timothy E. Kidd, Jacob Weber, Evan O'Leary, and Andrew James Stollenwerk

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Isolation And Reactivity Of Uranyl Superoxide, Dmytro V. Kravchuk, Nicholas N. Dahlen, Samantha J. Kruse, Christos D. Malliakas, Paul M. Shand, and Tori Z. Forbes

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A Basic Model For Cell Cholesterol Homeostasis, Theodore L. Steck, S. M.Ali Tabei, and Yvonne Lange

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First Principles Study Of Nearly Strain-Free Ni/Wse2And Ni/Mos2Interfaces, Andrew J. Stollenwerk, Lukas Stuelke, Lilit Margaryan, Timothy E. Kidd, and Pavel V. Lukashev

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First Principles Study Of Perpendicular Magnetic Anisotropy In Thin-Film Co2Mnsi, Lukas Stuelke, Parashu Kharel, Paul M. Shand, and Pavel V. Lukashev

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Kera: Analysis Tool For Multi-Process, Multi-State Single-Molecule Data, Joseph Tibbs, Mohamed Ghoneim, Colleen C. Caldwell, Troy Buzynski, Wayne Bowie, Elizabeth M. Boehm, M. Todd Washington, S. M.Ali Tabei, and Maria Spies

Submissions from 2020

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Erratum: Reliable Determination Of Contact Angle From The Height And Volume Of Sessile Drops (American Journal Of Physics (2019) 87: 1 (28-32) Doi: 10.1119/1.5078512), F. Behroozi and P. S. Behroozi

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Various Challenges In Realizing Spin-Gapless Semiconductivity In Ti2CoSi, Evan O'Leary, Bishnu Dahal, Parashu Kharel, and Pavel Lukashev

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Foregrounding Epistemology And Everyday Intuitions In A Quantum Physics Course For Nonscience Majors, Michael C. Wittmann and Jeffrey T. Morgan

Submissions from 2019

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Electromagnetic Induction And Lenz’s Law Revisited, F. Behroozi

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Reliable Determination Of Contact Angle From The Height And Volume Of Sessile Drops, F. Behroozi and P. S. Behroozi

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Half-Metallicity In Cral-Terminated Co2Cral Thin Film, Juliana Herran, Ryan Carlile, Parashu Kharel, and Pavel V. Lukashev

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Dynamic Motions Of Molecular Motors In The Actin Cytoskeleton, Wonyeong Jung, A. Pasha Tabatabai, Jacob J. Thomas, S. M.Ali Tabei, Michael P. Murrell, and Taeyoon Kim

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Self-Assembled Ag(111) Nanostructures Induced By Fermi Surface Nesting, Timothy E. Kidd, Evan O'leary, Aaron Anderson, Skylar Scott, and Andrew J. Stollenwerk

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Teaching Phenomena With NGSS-A Complete Unit, Christopher Like, Jeffrey Morgan, Lawrence Escalada, and Les Burns

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Anomalous Intracellular Transport Phases Depend On Cytoskeletal Network Features, Bryan Maelfeyt, S. M.Ali Tabei, and Ajay Gopinathan

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Dynamics And Selective Remodeling Of The DNA-Binding Domains Of RPA, Nilisha Pokhrel, Colleen C. Caldwell, Elliot I. Corless, Emma A. Tillison, Joseph Tibbs, Nina Jocic, S. M.Ali Tabei, Marc S. Wold, Maria Spies, and Edwin Antony

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Half-Metallic Surfaces In Thin-Film Ti2Mnal0.5Sn0.5, Sam Prophet, Rishabh Dalal, Parashu R. Kharel, and Pavel V. Lukashev

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Crystal Structure, Magnetism And Magnetocaloric Properties Of Mn2−Xsn0.5Ga0.5 (X = 0, 0.3, 0.5, 0.8) Alloys, H. Qian, R. Pahari, K. Schroeder, S. Valloppilly, Y. Huh, P. Lukashev, J. Hu, P. Kharel, and D. J. Sellmyer

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Structure and magnetism of NiFeMnGaxSn1-x (x=0, 0.25, 0.5, 0.75, 1.00) Heusler compounds, Jace Waybright, Lee Halbritter, Bishnu Dahal, Hanyang Qian, Yung Huh, Pavel Lukashev, and Parashu Kharel

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Structure And Magnetism Of Nifemngaxsn1-X (X = 0, 0.25, 0.5, 0.75, 1.00) Heusler Compounds, Jace Waybright, Lee Halbritter, Bishnu Dahal, Hanyang Qian, Yung Huh, Pavel Lukashev, and Parashu Kharel

Submissions from 2018

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In Praise Of The Catenary, F. Behroozi

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Weighing A Magnet As It Falls With Terminal Velocity Through An Aluminum Pipe, F. Behroozi

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In Praise of the Catenary, Fred Behroozi

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Development Of Ultralight Nanocellulose Magnets Using Ultrasonic Agitation, Derek T. Bradley, Eric Clausen, Paul M. Shand, Matthew Fleming, and Timothy E. Kidd

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Structural And Magnetic Properties Of Bulk Mn2Ptsn, J. Herran, S. Prophet, Y. Jin, S. Valloppilly, P. R. Kharel, D. J. Sellmyer, and P. V. Lukashev

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Out-of-plane electron transport in finite layer MoS2, R Holzapfel, Jake Weber, Pavel Lukashev, and Andrew Stollenwerk

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Structural, Magnetic, And Electron-Transport Properties Of Epitaxial Mn2Ptsn Films, Y. Jin, S. Valloppilly, P. Kharel, J. Waybright, P. Lukashev, X. Z. Li, and D. J. Sellmyer

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Three-Dimensional Quantum Size Effects On The Growth Of Au Islands On Mos2, T. E. Kidd, J. Weber, R. Holzapfel, K. Doore, and A. J. Stollenwerk

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Magnetic And Magnetocaloric Properties Of Co2-Xfexvga Heusler Alloys, K. Schroeder, J. Waybright, P. Kharel, W. Zhang, S. Valloppilly, J. Herran, P. Lukashev, Y. Huh, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer

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Magnetic and magnetocaloric properties of Co2-xFexVGa Heusler alloys, K. Schroeder, J. Waybright, P. Kharel, W. Zhang, S. Valloppilly, J. Herran, P. Lukashev, Y. Huh, R. Skomsk, and D. J. Sellmyer

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Entropy Production Rate Is Maximized In Non-Contractile Actomyosin, Daniel S. Seara, Vikrant Yadav, Ian Linsmeier, A. Pasha Tabatabai, Patrick W. Oakes, S. M.Ali Tabei, Shiladitya Banerjee, and Michael P. Murrell

Submissions from 2017

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High-Resolution Thermal Micro-Imaging Using Europium Chelate Luminescent Coatings, Timothy M. Benseman, Yang Hao, Vitalii K. Vlasko-Vlasov, Ulrich Welp, Alexei E. Koshelev, Wai Kwong Kwok, Ralu Divan, Courtney Keiser, Chiharu Watanabe, and Kazuo Kadowaki

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Weak-Coupling Analysis Of Quasiparticle Excitations In Sr2Ruo4 Along The Γ-M Cut, J. J. Deisz and T. E. Kidd

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Electronic Structure Of Multi-Walled Carbon Fullerenes, Keith Doore, Matthew Cook, Eric Clausen, Pavel V. Lukashev, Tim E. Kidd, and Andrew J. Stollenwerk

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Atomic disorder induced modification of magnetization in MnCrVAl, Juliana Herran, Rishabh Dalal, Paul Gray, Parashu Kharel, and Pavel Lukashev

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Effect Of Fe Substitution On The Structural, Magnetic And Electron-Transport Properties Of Half-Metallic Co2Tisi, Y. Jin, J. Waybright, P. Kharel, I. Tutic, J. Herran, P. Lukashev, S. Valloppilly, and D. J. Sellmyer

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Effect Of Disorder On The Magnetic And Electronic Structure Of A Prospective Spin-Gapless Semiconductor Mncrval, P. Kharel, J. Herran, P. Lukashev, Y. Jin, J. Waybright, S. Gilbert, B. Staten, P. Gray, S. Valloppilly, Y. Huh, and D. J. Sellmyer

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Large-Scale Growth Of High-Quality Hexagonal Boron Nitride Crystals At Atmospheric Pressure From An Fe-Cr Flux, Song Liu, Rui He, Zhipeng Ye, Xiaozhang Du, Jingyu Lin, Hongxing Jiang, Bin Liu, and James H. Edgar

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V2O5: A 2D Van Der Waals Oxide With Strong In-Plane Electrical And Optical Anisotropy, Sukrit Sucharitakul, Gaihua Ye, Walter R.L. Lambrecht, Churna Bhandari, Axel Gross, Rui He, Hilde Poelman, and Xuan P.A. Gao

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Magnetic Evolution Of Itinerant Ferromagnetism And Interlayer Antiferromagnetism In Cerium Doped Laco2P2 Crystals, Yong Tian, Yixiu Kong, Kai Liu, Anmin Zhang, Rui He, and Qingming Zhang

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Effects Of Pressure And Strain On Spin Polarization Of Irmnsb, Ibrica Tutic, Juliana Herran, Bradley Staten, Paul Gray, Tula R. Paudel, Andrei Sokolov, Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, and Pavel V. Lukashev

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Effect of Fe substitution on the structural, magnetic and electron-transport properties of half-metallic Co2TiSi, Y. Yin, J. Waybright, P. Kharel, I. Tutic, J. Herran, P. Lukashev, S. Valloppilly, and D. J. Sellmyer

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Model Of Orbital Populations For Voltage-Controlled Magnetic Anisotropy In Transition-Metal Thin Films, Jia Zhang, Pavel V. Lukashev, Sitaram S. Jaswal, and Evgeny Y. Tsymbal

Submissions from 2016

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Modification Of Electronic Band Structure In Ml + Nl (M = 1, 2; N = 1-5) Free-Stacking Graphene, Jianting Ji, Rui He, Yinghao Jie, Anmin Zhang, Xiaoli Ma, Linjing Pan, Le Wang, Liyuan Zhang, and Qing Ming Zhang

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Magnetism And Electronic Structure Of Cofecrx (X = Si, Ge) Heusler Alloys, Y. Jin, P. Kharel, P. Lukashev, S. Valloppilly, B. Staten, J. Herran, I. Tutic, M. Mitrakumar, B. Bhusal, A. O'Connell, K. Yang, Y. Huh, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer

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Effect of disorder on the magnetic and electronic structure of a prospective spin-gapless semiconductor MnCrVAl, P. Kharel; J. Herran; Pavel Lukashev; Y. Jin; J. Waybright; S. Gilbert; B, Staten; P. Gray; S. Valloppilly; Y. Huh; and D. J. Sellmyer

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Investigation of spin-gapless semiconductivity and half-metallicity in Ti2MnAl-based compounds, Pavel V. Lukashev, Parashu Kharel, S. Gilbert, B Staten, N. Hurley, R Fuglsby, Yung Huh, Shah R. Valloppilly, Wenliang Zhang, K. Yang, Ralph A. Skomski, and David J. Sellmyer

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Modification of the G-phonon mode of graphene by nitrogen doping, Pavel V. Lukashev, Liuyan Zhao, Tula R. Paudel, Theanne Schiros, Noah Hurley, Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Aron Pinczuk, Abhay Pasupathy, and Rui He

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Modification Of The G-Phonon Mode Of Graphene By Nitrogen Doping, Pavel V. Lukashev, Liuyan Zhao, Tula R. Paudel, Theanne Schiros, Noah Hurley, Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Aron Pinczuk, Abhay Pasupathy, and Rui He

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Modification of the G-phonon mode of graphene by nitrogen doping, Pavel V. Lukashev, Liuyan Zhao, Tula R. Paudel, Theanne Schiros, Noah Hurley, Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Aron Pinczuk, Abhay Pasupathy, and Rui He

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Investigation Of Spin-Gapless Semiconductivity And Half-Metallicity In Ti2Mnal-Based Compounds, P. Lukashev, P. Kharel, S. Gilbert, B. Staten, N. Hurley, R. Fuglsby, Y. Huh, S. Valloppilly, W. Zhang, K. Yang, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer

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Simulated Structural And Magnetic Behavior Of Mn-Ti Intercalated Dichalcogenide Crystals, M. W. Roth, B. Wandling, T. E. Kidd, P. M. Shand, and A. Stollenwerk

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Cycling State that Can Lead to Glassy Dynamics in Intracellular Transport, Monika Scholtz, Stanislav Burov, Kimberly L. Weirich, Björn J. Scholtz, S.M. Ali Tabei, Margaret L. Gardel, and Aaron R. Dinner

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Raman Scattering In Superconducting Ndo 1-X F X Bis 2 Crystals, Yong Tian, Anmin Zhang, Kai Liu, Jianting Ji, Jianzhong Liu, Xiyu Zhu, Hai Hu Wen, Feng Jin, Xiaoli Ma, Rui He, and Qing Ming Zhang

Submissions from 2015

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Optical Phonons In Twisted Bilayer Graphene With Gate-Induced Asymmetric Doping, Ting Fung Chung, Rui He, Tai Lung Wu, and Yong P. Chen

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Influence Of Interface Coupling On The Electronic Properties Of The Au/Mos2 Junction, Matt Cook, Robert Palandech, Keith Doore, Zhipeng Ye, Gaihua Ye, Rui He, and Andrew J. Stollenwerk

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Laser Induced Oxidation And Optical Properties Of Stoichiometric And Non-Stoichiometric Bi2Te3 Nanoplates, Rui He, Sukrit Sucharitakul, Zhipeng Ye, Courtney Keiser, Tim E. Kidd, and Xuan P.A. Gao

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Improved Statistical Methods Enable Greater Sensitivity In Rhythm Detection For Genome-Wide Data, Alan L. Hutchison, Mark Maienschein-Cline, Andrew Chiang, S. M.Ali Tabei, Herman Gudjonson, Neil Bahroos, Ravi Allada, and Aaron R. Dinner

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Stacking-Dependent Shear Modes In Trilayer Graphene, Chun Hung Lui, Zhipeng Ye, Courtney Keiser, Eduardo B. Barros, and Rui He

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Observation Of Interlayer Phonon Modes In Van Der Waals Heterostructures, C. H. Lui, Zhipeng Ye, Chao Ji, Kuan Chang Chiu, Cheng Tse Chou, Trond I. Andersen, Casie Means-Shively, Heidi Anderson, Jenn Ming Wu, Tim Kidd, Yi Hsien Lee, and Rui He

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Observation of Interlayer Phonon Modes in van der Waals Heterostructures, C. H. Lui, Zhipeng Ye, Chao Ji, Kuan-Chang Chiu, Cheng-Tse Chou, Trond I. Andersen, Casie Means-Shively, Heidi Anderson, Jenn-Ming Wu, Tim Kidd, Yi-Hsien Lee, and Rui He

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Enhancement Of Curie Temperature In Mn2Rusn By Co Substitution, A. Nelson, P. Kharel, Y. Huh, R. Fuglsby, J. Guenther, W. Zhang, B. Staten, P. Lukashev, S. Valloppilly, and D. J. Sellmyer

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Magnetic States In Nanostructured Manganese-Intercalated Tas2, P. M. Shand, C. Cooling, C. Mellinger, J. J. Danker, T. E. Kidd, K. R. Boyle, and L. H. Strauss

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Manipulation Of Subsurface Carbon Nanoparticles In Bi2Sr2Cacu2 O8+Δ Using A Scanning Tunneling Microscope, A. J. Stollenwerk, N. Hurley, B. Beck, K. Spurgeon, T. E. Kidd, and G. Gu

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Manipulation of subsurface carbon nanoparticles in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ using a scanning tunneling microscope, A. J. Stollenwerk, N. Hurley, B. Beck, K. Spurgeon, Tim Kidd, and G. Gu

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Dopant Segregation In Polycrystalline Monolayer Graphene, Liuyan Zhao, Rui He, Amir Zabet-Khosousi, Keun Soo Kim, Theanne Schiros, Michael Roth, Philip Kim, George W. Flynn, Aron Pinczuk, and Abhay N. Pasupathy

Submissions from 2014

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A Fresh Look At The Catenary, F. Behroozi

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A Simple Derivation Of Time Dilation And Length Contraction In Special Relativity, Fred Behroozi

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Microtubule Orientation And Spacing Within Bundles Is Critical For Long-Range Kinesin-1 Motility, Leslie Conway, Michael Gramlich, S. M. Ali Tabei, and Jennifer L. Ross

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Effect Of Growth Temperature On Ballistic Electron Transport Through The Au/Si(001) Interface, M. W. Eckes, B. E. Friend, and A. J. Stollenwerk

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Resonance Raman Scattering In Bulk 2H-Mx2 (M = Mo, W; X = S, Se) And Monolayer Mos2, Jia He Fan, Po Gao, An Min Zhang, Bai Ren Zhu, Hua Ling Zeng, Xiao Dong Cui, Rui He, and Qing Ming Zhang

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Universal Method For Creating Optically Active Nanostructures On Layered Materials, Timothy E. Kidd, Aaron Oshea, Benjamin Beck, Rui He, Conor Delaney, Paul M. Shand, Laura H. Strauss, Andrew Stollenwerk, Noah Hurley, Kyle Spurgeon, and Genda Gu