## Department of Physics Papers

#### Papers from 2017

Student Resources for: From Photon to Neuron, Light, Imaging, Vision, Philip C. Nelson

#### Papers from 2016

Old and New Results About Single-Photon Sensitivity in Human Vision, Philip C. Nelson

#### Papers from 2013

Retarded Green’s function of a Vainshtein system and Galileon waves, Yi-Zen Chu and Mark Trodden

Absence of Luttinger’s Theorem due to Zeros in the Single-Particle Green Function, Kiaran B. Dave, Philip W. Phillips, and Charles L. Kane

0^{+} cross-section ratio in ^{12}Be(* p*,*t*)^{10}Be, H Terry Fortune

Unraveling the structure of ^{13}Be, H Terry Fortune

Continuum three-body decays of ^{9}Be(5/2^{−}), H Terry Fortune and R. Sherr

Excited states of ^{19}Mg, H Terry Fortune and R. Sherr

Mass of ^{18}Mg(g.s.), H Terry Fortune and R. Sherr

Spin Dynamics of Trimers on a Distorted Kagome Lattice, A. Brooks Harris and Taner Yildirim

The Syncytial Drosophila Embryoas a Mechanically Excitable Medium, Timon Idema, Julien Dubuis, Louis Kang, M Lisa Manning, Philip C. Nelson, Tom Lubensky, and Andrea Liu

Ghost Condensate in *N* = 1 Supergravity, Michael Koehn, Jean-Luc Lehners, and Burt A. Ovrut

Effective-medium theory of a filamentous triangular lattice, Xiaoming Mao, Olaf Stenull, and Thomas C. Lubensky

Elasticity of a filamentous kagome lattice, Xiaoming Mao, Olaf Stenull, and Thomas C. Lubensky

Bubble statistics and coarsening dynamics for quasi-two-dimensional foams with increasing liquid content, A. E. Roth, C. D. Jones, and Douglas J. Durian

Nonlocal Lagrangian bias, Ravi K. Sheth, Kwan Chuen Chan, and Román Scoccimarro

Transformation of Stimulus Correlations by the Retina, Kristina D. Simmons, Jason S. Prentice, Gasper Tkacik, Jan Homann, Heather K. Yee, Stephanie E. Palmer, Philip C. Nelson, and Vijay Balasubramanian

Anisotropic Local Correlations and Dynamics in a Relaxor Ferroelectric, Hiroyuki Takenaka, Ilya Grinberg, and Andrew M. Rappe

Geometry dependence of the clogging transition in tilted hoppers, C. C. Thomas and Douglas J. Durian

Prediction of a Linear Spin Bulk Photovoltaic Effect in Antiferromagnets, Steve M. Young, Fan Zhang, and Andrew M. Rappe

Effects of Particle Shape on Growth Dynamics at Edges of Evaporating Drops of Colloidal Suspensions, Peter J. Yunker, Matthew A. Lohr, Tim Still, Alexei Borodin, Douglas J. Durian, and Arjun G. Yodh

Relationship Between Neighbor Number and Vibrational Spectra in disordered colloidal clusters with attractive interactions, Peter J. Yunker, Zexin Zhang, Matthew Gratale, Ke Chen, and Arjun G. Yodh

Spin Texture on the Fermi Surface of Tensile-strained HgTe, Saad Zaheer, Steve M. Young, Daniel Cellucci, Jeffrey C.Y. Teo, Charles L. Kane, Eugene J. Mele, and Andrew M. Rappe

Surface State Magnetization and Chiral Edge States on Topological Insulators, Fan Zhang, Charles L. Kane, and Eugene J. Mele

#### Papers from 2012

Non-Gaussianity and Excursion Set Theory: Halo Bias, Peter Adshead, Eric J. Baxter, Scott Dodelson, and Adam Lidz

Colloquium: Disclination loops, point defects, and all that in nematic liquid crystals, Gareth P. Alexander, Bryan Gin-ge Chen, Elisabetta A. Matsumoto, and Randall Kamien

Conformal Smectics and their Many Metrics, Gareth P. Alexander, Randall Kamien, and Ricardo A. Mosna

Developed Smectics: When Exact Solutions Agree, Gareth P. Alexander, Randall Kamien, and Christian D. Santangelo

Momentum-space Entanglement and Renormalization in Quantum Field Theory, Vijay Balasubramanian, Michael B. McDermott, and Mark Van Raamsdonk

Dark Matter with Density-dependent Interactions, Kimberly K. Boddy, Sean M. Carroll, and Mark Trodden

Spherical Collapse in ƒ(R) Gravity, Alexander Borisov, Bhuvnesh Jain, and Pengjie Zhang

Validation of Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopic Measurement of Cerebral Blood Flow Using Phase-Encoded Velocity Mapping Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Erin M. Buckley, Dalton Hance, Thomas Pawlowski, Jennifer Lynch, Felice B. Wilson, Rickson C. Mesquita, Turgut Durduran, Laura K. Diaz, Mary E. Putt, Daniel J. Licht, Mark A. Fogel, and Arjun G. Yodh

Neutron Scattering Measurements in RbMnF_{3}: A Test of Spin-Wave-Region Theories at Low Temperatures and Critical Behavior Near T_{N}, N. Bykovetz, A. Hoser, J. Klein, C. L. Lin, and M. S. Seehra

Gravity and Large-Scale Nonlocal Bias, Kwan C. Chan, Román Scoccimarro, and Ravi K. Sheth

Probing Spin-charge Relation by Magnetoconductance in One-dimensional Polymer Nanofibers, A. Choi, K. H. Kim, S. J. Hong, M. Goh, K. Akagi, R. B. Kaner, N. N. Kirova, S. A. Brazovskii, A.T. Charlie Johnson Jr., Dawn A. Bonnell, Eugene J. Mele, and Y. W. Park

Temperature-Pressure Scaling for Air-Fluidized Grains near Jamming, L. J. Daniels, T. K. Haxton, N. Xu, Andrea J. Liu, and Douglas J. Durian

Branching Ratio of ^{18}Ne(7.06 MeV, 4^{+}), H Terry Fortune

Comment on “Neutron knockout of ^{12}Be populating neutron-unbound states in ^{11}Be”, H Terry Fortune

Core Excitation in ^{14}C and Two-proton Pickup, H Terry Fortune

*B*(*E*2) Value and Configuration Mixing in ^{32}Mg, H Terry Fortune

*B*(*E*2) Values in ^{12}Be and Core Excitation, H Terry Fortune

Intruder–normal-state mixing in ^{30}Mg, H Terry Fortune

Properties of 3.89/3.96-MeV states in ^{11}Be, H Terry Fortune

Properties of the Lowest 1/2^{+}, *T* = 3/2 States in *A* = 11 Nuclei, H Terry Fortune

Two-Neutron Transfer in the “Island of Inversion”, H Terry Fortune

α Width of ^{18}Ne(6.15 MeV, 1^{–}), H Terry Fortune

Matter Radii of ^{29-35}Mg, H Terry Fortune and R. Sherr

Predictions for the first two positive-parity states of ^{13}F, H Terry Fortune and R. Sherr

Binding energy of ²²C, H Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

Consistent Description of ^{11}Be and ^{12}Be and of the ^{11}Be(*d,p*)^{12}Be Reaction, H Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

Reexamining ^{18}Na and ^{19}Mg, H Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

Widths and Spectroscopic Factors in ²¹O, H Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

Lowest 2^{+}, *T* = 2 States in ^{20}Mg and ^{20}F, H Terry Fortune, Rubby Sherr, and B A. Brown

Topology, Delocalization via Average Symmetry and the Symplectic Anderson Transition, Liang Fu and Charles L. Kane

Covariant Master Theory for Novel Galilean Invariant Models and Massive Gravity, Gregory Gabadadze, Kurt Hinterbichler, Justin Khoury, David Pirtskhalava, and Mark Trodden

Measurement of Scintillation Efficiency for Nuclear Recoils in Liquid Argon, Dan Gastler, Ed Kearns, Andrew Hime, Laura C. Stonehill, Stan Seibert, Josh Klein, W. Hugh Lippincott, Daniel N. McKinsey, and James A. Nikkel

Finite-Size Scaling at the Jamming Transition, Carl P. Goodrich, Andrea J. Liu, and Sidney R. Nagel

Landau Theory of Tilting of Oxygen Octahedra in Perovskites, A. Brooks Harris

Symmetry Analysis of Multiferroic Co_{3}TeO_{6}, A. Brooks Harris

Landau Theory of Tilting of Oxygen Octahedra in Perovskites, A. Brooks Harris

Symmetry Analysis of Multiferroic Co_{3}TeO_{6}, A. Brooks Harris

Scaling Exponents for a Monkey on a Tree: Fractal Dimensions of Randomly Branched Polymers, Hans-Karl Janssen and Olaf Stenull

DNA-decorated carbon nanotube-based FETs as ultrasensitive chemical sensors: Discrimination of homologues, structural isomers, and optical isomers, S. M. Khamis, R. A. Jones, A.T. Charlie Johnson Jr., G. Preti, J. Kwak, and A. Gelperin

Spatially Covariant Theories of a Transverse, Traceless Graviton: Formalism, Justin Khoury, Godfrey E. J. Miller, and Andrew J. Tolley

DBI Inflation in *N* = 1 Supergravity, Michael Koehn, Jean-Luc Lehners, and Burt A. Ovrut

Higher-Derivative Chiral Superfield Actions Coupled to *N* = 1 Supergravity, Michael Koehn, Jean-Luc Lehners, and Burt A. Ovrut

Controlled Doping of Graphene Using Ultraviolet Irradiation, Zhentang Luo, Nicholas J. Pinto, Yarely Davila, and A.T. Charlie Johnson Jr.

Graphene-Protein Bioelectronic Devices with Wavelength-Dependent Photoresponse, Ye Lu, Mitchell B. Lerner, Zhengqing John Qi, Joseph J. Mitala Jr., Jong Hsien Lim, Bohdana M. Discher, and A.T. Charlie Johnson Jr.

Breaking the rules for topological defects: Smectic order on conical substrates, Ricardo A. Mosna, Daniel A. Beller, and Randall Kamien

Why Do Axons Differ in Caliber?, Janos A. Perge, Jeremy E. Niven, Enrico Mugnaini, Vijay Balasubramanian, and Peter Sterling

Coarsening of a Two-dimensional Foam on a Dome, A. E. Roth, C. D. Jones, and Douglas J. Durian

Environmental Chamber for in Situ Dynamic Control of Temperature and Relative Humidity During X-Ray Scattering, David Salas-de la Cruz, Jeffrey G. Denis, Matthew D. Griffith, Daniel R. King, Paul A. Heiney, and Karen I. Winey

The Atacama Cosmology Telescope: Cross-Correlation of Cosmic Microwave Background Lensing and Quasars, Blake D. Sherwin, Sudeep Das, Amir Hajian, Graeme Addison, Richard Bond, Devin Crichton, Mark J. Devlin, and Erik D. Reese

Quantum Stability of Chameleon Field Theories, Amol Upadhye, Wayne Hu, and Justin Khoury

No-Go Theorems for Generalized Chameleon Field Theories, Junpu Wang, Lam Hui, and Justin Khoury

Atacama Cosmology Telescope: A Measurement of the Thermal Sunyaev-Zel’dovich Effect Using the Skewness of the CMB Temperature Distribution, Michael J. Wilson, Blake D. Sherwin, J. Colin Hill, Graeme Addison, Nick Battaglia, J. Richard Bond, Sudeep Das, Mark J. Devlin, Erik D. Reese, and Daniel S. Swetz

Dirac Semimetal in Three Dimensions, Steve M. Young, Saad Zaheer, Jeffrey C. Teo, Charles L. Kane, Eugene J. Mele, and A M. Rappe

Influence of Particle Shape on Bending Rigidity of Colloidal Monolayer Membranes and Particle Deposition during Droplet Evaporation in Confined Geometries, Peter J. Yunker, Matthew Gratale, Matthew A. Lohr, Tim Still, Thomas C. Lubensky, and Arjun G. Yodh

Surface States of Topological Insulators, Fan Zhang, Charles L. Kane, and Eugene J. Mele

#### Papers from 2011

Screening Bulk Curvature in the Presence of Large Brane Tension, Nishant Agarwal, Rachel Bean, Justin Khoury, and Mark Trodden

Stabilizing all geometric moduli in heterotic Calabi-Yau vacua, Lara B. Anderson, James Gray, Andre Lukas, and Burt A. Ovrut

Instabilities of spherical solutions with multiple Galileons and *SO*(*N*) symmetry, Melinda Andrews, Kurt Hinterbichler, Justin Khoury, and Mark Trodden

Thermalization of Strongly Coupled Field Theories, Vijay Balasubramanian, Alice Bernamonti, Johannes de Boer, Neil Copland, Ben Craps, Esko Keski-Vakkuri, Berndt O. Müller, Andreas Schäfer, Masaki Shigemori, and Wieland Staessens

Helical Luttinger Liquids and Three-Dimensional Black Holes, Vijay Balasubramanian, Iñaki García-Etxebarria, Finn Larsen, and Joan Simón

Pb-free Ferroelectrics Investigated with Density Functional Theory: SnAl_{½}Nb_{½}O_{3} Perovskites, Joseph W Bennett, Ilya Grinberg, Peter K. Davies, and Andrew M. Rappe

Conformal Invariance and Near-Extreme Rotating AdS Black Holes, Tolga Birkandan and Mirjam Cvetič

Serious discrepancies between nuclear magnetic resonance and neutron scattering measurements in the critical region of classic two-dimensional magnets and anomalous behaviors at low temperatures, Nicholas Bykovetz, J. Klein, and C. L. Lin

Is EuSe a pseudo two-dimensional magnetic system?, Nicholas Bykovetz, J. Klein, C. L. Lin, and K. Raj

Measurement of Correlations between Low-Frequency Vibrational Modes and Particle Rearrangements in Quasi-Two-Dimensional Colloidal Glasses, Ke Chen, M. L. Manning, Peter J. Yunker, Wouter G. Ellenbroek, Zexin Zhang, Andrea J. Liu, and Arjun G. Yodh

Universal Area Product Formulas for Rotating and Charged Black Holes in Four and Higher Dimensions, Mirjam Cvetič, Gary W. Gibbons, and Christopher N. Pope

Black Hole Enthalpy and an Entropy Inequality for the Thermodynamic Volume, Mirjam Cvetič, G. W. Gibbons, D. Kubizňák, and C. N. Pope

Tackling Higher Derivative Ghosts with the Euclidean Path Integral, Michele Fontanini and Mark Trodden

The Puzzle of ^{32}Mg, H Terry Fortune

Widths in ^{15}C and ^{15}F, H Terry Fortune

(*sd*)^{2} States or Superclusters in ^{10}Be, H Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

Neutron Widths and Configuration Mixing in ^{11}Be, H. Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

Structure of 2^{+}, *T* = 2 States in *A* = 12 Nuclei, H. Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

Stability and Superluminality of Spherical DBI Galileon Solutions, Garrett L. Goon, Kurt Hinterbichler, and Mark Trodden

Measuring Oscillatory Velocity Fields Due to Swimming Algae, Jeffrey S. Guasto, Karl A. Johnson, and Jerry P. Gollub

Phonons and Their Coupling to Magnons in *n*=2 Ruddlesden-Popper Compounds, A. Brooks Harris