Projects

Each REU student is listed below, along with the title of the student's summer project and the name of the faculty research mentor. A link is provided to each student's final report unless the results are to be included in a future publication.

Christianne Barry, University of Florida
Determination of Activation Energy from Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of a Hydrogenation Reaction
(with Prof. Russ Bowers): to be included in a future publication.

Jack Bredemann, University of Dallas
Using Resistive Plate Chambers Data to Assist Cathode Strip Chambers Data when Dealing with Momentum and Trajectory Assignment
(with Prof. Ivan Furic): to be included in a future publication.

Christopher Cooke, University of Miami
Crystals Test of Antimony as Metal Flux for Growth of LiFeAs
(with Prof. Greg Stewart): Report.

Robert Cumby, Bowdoin College
Suitability of a Superregenerative Nuclear Quadropole Resonance Detector
(with Prof. Neil Sullivan): Report.

Chantal Douglas, SUNY Stony Brook
Electrical Resistivity Measurements of Ternary Transition Metal Chalcogenides
(with Prof. James Hamlin): to be included in a future publication.

Rory Jones, University of Wisconsin River Falls
Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Films Deposited by Ultrasonic Spray Coating for Vertical Field Effect Transistors
(with Prof. Andrew Rinzler): to be included in a future publication.

Angel Mancebo, University of Florida
Current-Voltage Characteristics for p-i-p Diodes
(with Prof. Selman Hershfield): Report.

Tariq Ramlall, St. John's University
Magnetic Phase Transition in A Low Dimensional Antiferromagnet
(with Prof. Yasu Takano): to be included in a future publication.

Kristopher Schock, Georgia Colliege and State University
Magnetic Field Dependent Electronic Structure in Semiconductor Quantum Wells Studied by Optically Pumped Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
(with Prof. Russ Bowers): to be included in a future publication.

Jaimie Stephens, Colorado Mesa University
Hyper-scaling of Power Laws Describing Quantum Phase Transitions in the Underscreened Kondo Effect
(with Prof. Kevin Ingersent): Presented at the March 2014 Meeting of the American Physical Society - abstract.

Tracy Stevenson, Saint Michael's College
Synthesis and Characterization of the Physical Properties of La3TiSb5 and La3TiSb5
(with Prof. James Hamlin): Presented at the March 2014 Meeting of the American Physical Society - abstract. Future of Physics Days 2014 Research Presentation Winner. APS Interview Video at ~2 minutes.

Maria Viitaniemi, University of Florida
Spin Polarization of Measurements of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Single Crystals Using Point Contact Andreev Reflection Spectroscopy
(with Prof. Amlan Biswas): Report. Presented at the March 2014 Meeting of the American Physical Society.