Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Physics & Astronomy Faculty.

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Submissions from 2017

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Inner-shell Chemistry under High Pressure, Maosheng Miao, Jorge Botana, Michael G. Pravica, Daniel Sneed, and Changyong Park

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High Pressure Resonant X-ray Emission Studies of WO3 and Hydrogenated WO3, Michael G. Pravica, Yonggang Wang, Yuming Xiao, and Paul Chow

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High-Pressure Equation of State of Cesium Fluoride to 120 GPa, Daniel Sneed, Michael G. Pravica, Eunja Kim, and Philippe Weck

Submissions from 2016

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Technetium incorporation in scheelite: insights from first-principles, M Ackerman, Eunja Kim, P F. Weck, W Chernesky, and Ken Czerwinski

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Finding the Center: An Aanlysis of the Tilted Ring Model Fits to the Inner and Outer Parts of Six Dwarf Galaxies, John H Boisvert and G Rhee

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Cancellation policies in the hotel, airline and restaurant industries, Changfeng Chen

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Study of Lehman Creek Watershed's Hydrologic Response to Climate Change Using Downscaled CMIP5 Projections, Changfeng Chen, Sajjad Ahmad, J Mejia, and A Kalra

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Genetic Relationship between Schizophrenia and Nicotine Dependence, J Chen, S A. Bacanu, H Yu, Z Zhao, P Jia, K S. Kendler, H R. Kranzler, J Gelernter, L Farrer, C Minica, R Pool, Y Milaneschi, D I. Boomsma, B WJH Penninx, R F. Tyndale, J J. Ware, J M. Vink, J Kaprio, M Munafò, and X Chen

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Capturing the electromagnetic counterparts of binary neutron star mergers through low-latency gravitational wave triggers, Q Chu, E J. Howell, A Rowlinson, H Gao, Bing Zhang, S J. Tingay, M Boër, and L Wen

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Collision-Induced Magnetic Reconnection and a Unified Interpretation of Polarization Properties of GRBs and Blazars, Wei Deng, H Zhang, Bing Zhang, and H Li

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The central engine of GRB 130831A and the energy breakdown of a relativistic explosion, M De Pasquale, S R. Oates, J L. Racusin, D A. Kann, Bing Zhang, A Pozanenko, A A. Volnova, A Trotter, N Frank, A Cucchiara, E Troja, B Sbarufatti, N R. Butler, S Schulze, Z Cano, M J. Page, A J. Castro-Tirado, J Gorosabel, A Lien, O Fox, O Littlejohns, J S. Bloom, J X. Prochaska, J A. de Diego, J. Gonzalez, M G. Richer, C. Román-Zúñiga, A M. Watson, N. Gehrels, H. Moseley, A. Kutyrev, S. Zane, and V. Hoette

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The 80 Ms follow-up of the X-ray afterglow of GRB 130427A challenges the standard forward shock model, M. De Pasquale, M.J. Page, D.A. Kann, S.R. Oates, S. Schulze, Bing Zhang, Z. Cano B., Gendre, D. Malesani, A. Rossi E., Troja, L. Piro, M. Boer, G. Stratta, and N. Gehrels

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Ultralow-Frequency Collective Compression Mode and Strong Interlayer Coupling in Multilayer Black Phosphorus, S Dong, A Zhang, K Liu, J Ji, Y G. Ye, X G. Luo, X H. Chen, X Ma, Y Jie, Changfeng Chen, X Wang, and Q Zhang

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In-situ high-pressure x-ray diffraction study of zinc ferrite nanoparticles, S Ferrari, Ravhi Kumar, F Grinblat, J C. Aphesteguy, F D. Saccone, and D Errandonea

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Constraints on binary neutron star merger product from short GRB observations, H Gao, Bing Zhang, and H J. Lü

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A Model of White Dwarf Pulsar AR Scorpii, Jinjun Geng, Bing Zhang, and Y F. Huang

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Propagation of Relativistic, Hydrodynamic, Intermittent Jets in a Rotating, Collapsing GRB Progenitor Star, Jinjun Geng, Bing Zhang, and R Kuiper

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Monazite-type SrCr O4 under compression, J Gleissner, D Errandonea, A Segura, J Pellicer-Porres, M A. Hakeem, J E. Proctor, S V. Raju, Ravhi Kumar, P Rodríguez-Hernández, A Muñoz, S Lopez-Moreno, and M Bettinelli

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Efficient Production of High-energy Nonthermal Particles during Magnetic Reconnection in a Magnetically Dominated Ion-Electron Plasma, F Guo, X Li, H Li, W Daughton, Bing Zhang, N Lloyd-Ronning, Y H. Liu, H Zhang, and W Deng

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Structural and electronic phase transitions of ThS2 from first-principles calculations, Y Guo, C Wang, W Qiu, X Ke, P Huai, C Cheng, Z Zhu, and Changfeng Chen

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Transit Timing Observations from Kepler. IX. Catalog of the Full Long-cadence Data Set, Tomer Holczer, Tsevi Mazeh, Gil Nachmani, Daniel Jontoff-Hutter, Eric B. Ford, Daniel Fabrycky, Darin Ragozzine MacKenzie, Kane, and Jason H. Steffan

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Fast response electromagnetic follow-ups from low latency GW triggers, E J. Howell, Q Chu, A Rowlinson, H Gao, Bing Zhang, S J. Tingay, M Boër, and L Wen

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A Statistical Study of GRB X-Ray Flares: Evidence of Ubiquous Bulk Acceleration in the Emission Region, Lanwei Jia, Z L. Uhm, and Bing Zhang

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When Do Scientific Explanations Compete? Steps Toward A Heuristic Checklist, Todd E. Jones and Michael G. Pravica

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Auxetic and Ferroelastic Borophane: A Novel 2D Material with Negative Possion's Ratio and Switchable Dirac Transport Channels, L Kou, Y Ma, Chun Tang, Z Sun, A Du, and Changfeng Chen

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High-mobility anisotropic transport in few-layer γ-B28 films, L Kou, Y Ma, L Zhou, Z Sun, Y Gu, A Du, S Smith, and Changfeng Chen

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IGR J12580+0134: The first tidal disruption event with an off-beam relativistic jet, Weihua Lei, Q Yuan, Bing Zhang, and D Wang

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Internal x-ray plateau in short GRBs: Signature of supramassive fast-rotating quark stars?, Ang Li, Bing Zhang, N B. Zhang, H Gao, B Qi, and Tong Liu

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Extreme Mechanics of Probing the Ultimate Strength of Nanotwinned Diamond, B Li, H Sun, and Changfeng Chen

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A Method to Constrain Mass and Spin of GRB Black Holes within the NDAF Model, Tong Liu, Li Xue, Xiao-Hong Zhao, Fu-Wen Zhang, and Bing Zhang

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Detectable MeV neutrinos from black hole neutrino-dominated accretion flows, T Liu, B Zhang, Y Li, R Y. Ma, and L Xue

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A comparative study of long and short GRBS. I. Overlapping properties, Ye Li, Bing Zhang, and Houjun Lü

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Fluorine-Doped Antiperovskite Electrolyte for All-Solid-State Lithium-Ion Batteries, Y Li, W Zhou, S Xin, Shuai Li, Jinlong Zhu, L Xujie, Z Cui, Q Jia, J Zhou, Yusheng Zhao, and J B. Goodenough

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Ab initio prediction of superdense tetragonal and monoclinic polymorphs of carbon, Z Li, J T. Wang, L F. Xu, and Changfeng Chen

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The Evolution of Planet-Disk Systems that are Mildly Inclined to the Orbit of a Binary Companion, Stephen Lubow and Rebecca G. Martin

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Antiperovskite Li3 OCl superionic conductor films for solid-state li-ion batteries, X Lü, John W Howard, A Chen, Jinlong Zhu, Shuai Li, G Wu, P Dowden, H Xu, Yusheng Zhao, and Q Jia

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Enhanced Structural Stability and Photo Responsiveness of CH3NH3SnI3 Perovskite via Pressure-Induced Amorphization and Recrystallization, X Lü, Yonggang Wang, C C. Stoumpos, Q Hu, X Guo, H Chen, L Yang, J S. Smith, W Yang, Yusheng Zhao, H Xu, M G. Kanatzidis, and Q Jia

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A Dynamical Analysis of the Kepler-80 System of Five Transiting Planets, M G. Macdonald, D Ragozzine, D C. Fabrycky, E B. Ford, M J. Holman, H T. Isaacson, J J. Lissauer, E D. Lopez, T Mazeh, L Rogers, J F. Rowe, Jason Steffen, and G Torres

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On the formation of super-Earths with implications for the solar system, Rebecca G. Martin and Mario Livio

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WHY ARE PULSAR PLANETS RARE?, Rebecca Martin, M Livio, and D Palaniswamy

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Equation of state for technetium from X-ray diffraction and first-principle calculations, Daniel S Mast, E Kim, E M. Siska, F Poineau, K R. Czerwinski, B Lavina, and P M. Forster

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Soft X-ray Spectroscopy of a Complex Heterojunction in High-Efficiency Thin-Film Photovoltaics: Intermixing and Zn Speciation at the Zn(O,S)/Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Interface, Michelle Mezher, R Garris, L M. Mansfield, M Blum, D Hauschild, K Horsley, D A. Duncan, W Yang, M Bär, L Weinhardt, K Ramanathan, and C Heske

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Electronic structure of the Zn(O,S)/Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin-film solar cell interface, Michelle Mezher, R Garris, L M. Mansfield, K Horsley, L Weinhardt, D A. Duncan, Monika Blum, S G. Rosenberg, M Bär, K Ramanathan, and Clemens Heske

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The Accretion Disk Wind in the Black Hole GRS 1915+105, J M. Miller, J Raymond, A C. Fabian, E Gallo, J Kaastra, T Kallman, A L. King, Daniel Proga, C S. Reynolds, and A Zoghbi

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Carbon nitride frameworks and dense crystalline polymorphs, C J. Pickard, Ashkan Salamat, M J. Bojdys, R J. Needs, and P F. McMillan

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A novel synthesis of polymeric CO via useful hard x-ray photochemistry, Michael G. Pravica, Daniel Sneed, Quinlan Smith, Brant Billinghurst, Tim May, Melanie White, and Kamil Dziubek

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Hexafluorobenzene under Extreme Conditions, Michael Pravica, D Sneed, Y Wang, Q Smith, and M White

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High pressure studies of potassium perchlorate, Michael Pravica, Yonggang Wang, D Sneed, S Reiser, and Melanie White

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Gamma-Ray Burst Reverse Shock Emission in Early Radio Afterglows, L Resmi and Bing Zhang

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Characterization of pentavalent and hexavalent americium complexes in nitric acid using X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy and first-principles modeling, C Riddle, Ken Czerwinski, Eunja Kim, P Paviet, P Weck, F Poineau, and S Conradson

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Electric Field Cancellation on Quartz by Rb Adsorbate-Induced Negative Electron Affinity, J A. Sedlacek, Eunja Kim, S T. Rittenhouse, P F. Weck, H R. Sadeghpour, and J P. Shaffer

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Orientation correlation and local field in liquid nitrobenzene, David Shelton

Expanded Comment on: Optical Properties of Fluid Hydrogen at the Transition to a Conducting State, Isaac F. Silvera, Rachel Husband, Ashkan Salamat, and Mohamed Zaghoo

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Sensitivity bias in the mass-radius distribution from transit timing variations and radial velocity measurements, Jason Steffen

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A population of planetary systems characterized by short-period, earth-sized planets, Jason Steffen and J L. Coughlin

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DYNAMICAL CONSIDERATIONS for LIFE in MULTI-HABITABLE PLANETARY SYSTEMS, Jason Steffen and G Li

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A multivariate model of conceptual change, G Taasoobshirazi, B Heddy, M L. Bailey, and John Farley

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Evidence of Bulk Acceleration of the GRB X-Ray Flare Emission Region, Z L. Uhm and Bing Zhang

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Toward an understanding of GRB prompt emission mechanism. I. the origin of spectral lags, Z L. Uhm and Bing Zhang

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Three-Dimensional Carbon Allotropes Comprising Phenyl Rings and Acetylenic Chains in sp+sp2 Hybrid Networks, J T. Wang, Changfeng Chen, H D. Li, H Mizuseki, and Y Kawazoe

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Body-Centered Orthorhombic C16: A Novel Topological Node-Line Semimetal, J T. Wang, H Weng, S Nie, Z Fang, Y Kawazoe, and Changfeng Chen

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Elastic, magnetic and electronic properties of iridium phosphide Ir2P, Pei Wang, Yonggang Wang, Liping Wang, X Zhang, X Yu, Jinlong Zhu, Shanmin Wang, J Qin, K Leinenweber, H Chen, D He, and Yusheng Zhao

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Giant Pressure-Driven Lattice Collapse Coupled with Intermetallic Bonding and Spin-State Transition in Manganese Chalcogenides, Yonggang Wang, L Bai, T Wen, L Yang, H Gou, Y Xiao, P Chow, Michael Pravica, W Yang, and Y Zhao

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Pressure-Driven Cooperative Spin-Crossover, Large-Volume Collapse, and Semiconductor-to-Metal Transition in Manganese(II) Honeycomb Lattices, Yonggang Wang, Z Zhou, T Wen, Y Zhou, N Li, F Han, Y Xiao, P Chow, J Sun, M Pravica, A L. Cornelius, W Yang, and Y Zhao

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Reversible switching between pressure-induced amorphization and thermal-driven recrystallization in VO2 (B) nanosheets, Yonggang Wang, Jinlong Zhu, W Yang, T Wen, Michael Pravica, Z Liu, M Hou, Y Fei, L Kang, Z Lin, C Jin, and Yusheng Zhao

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Robust high pressure stability and negative thermal expansion in sodium-rich antiperovskites Na3OBr and Na4OI2, Yongrong Wang, Ting Wen, Changyong Park, Curtis Kenny-Benson, Michael G. Pravica, Wenge Yang, and Yusheng Ziao

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Reverberation Mapping of the Broad Line Region: Application to a Hydrodynamical Line-Driven Disk Wind Solution, Tim R Waters, A Kashi, Daniel Proga, M Eracleous, A J. Barth, and J Greene

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On the efficient acceleration of clouds in active galactic nuclei, Tim R Waters and D Proga

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Assessing Hubbard-corrected AM05+: U and PBEsol+ U density functionals for strongly correlated oxides CeO2 and Ce2O3, P F. Weck and Eunja Kim

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Energetics of Sn2+ isomorphic substitution into hydroxylapatite: first-principles predictions, P F. Weck and Eunja Kim

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Uncloaking the thermodynamics of the studtite to metastudtite shear-induced transformation, P F. Weck and Eunja Kim

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Van der Waals forces and confinement in carbon nanopores: Interaction between CH4, COOH, NH3, OH, SH and single-walled carbon nanotubes, P F. Weck, Eunja Kim, and Y Wang

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A Real-time Web-based Wildfire Simulation System, R Wu, Changfeng Chen, S Ahmad, J M. Volk, C Luca, F C. Harris, and S M. Dascalu Jr.

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Testing Einstein's weak equivalence principle with gravitational waves, X F. Wu, H Gao, J J. Wei, P Mészáros, Bing Zhang, Z G. Dai, S N. Zhang, and Z H. Zhu

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Constraints on the photon mass with fast radio bursts, X F. Wu, S B. Zhang, H Gao, J J. Wei, Y -C Zou, W H. Lei, Bing Zhang, Z G. Dai, and P Mészáros

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Exoplanet orbital eccentricities derived from LAMOST-kepler analysis, J W. Xie, S Dong, Zhaohuan Zhu, D Huber, Z Zheng, P De Cat, J Fu, H G. Liu, A Luo, Y Wu, H Zhang, H Zhang, J L. Zhou, Z Cao, Y Hou, Y Wang, and Y Zhang

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Interpretation of the Structure Function of Rotation Measure in the Interstellar Medium, S Xu and Bing Zhang

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On the Origin of the Scatter Broadening of Fast Radio Burst Pulses and Astrophysical Implications, S Xu and Bing Zhang

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Testing Einstein's weak equivalence principle with a 0.4-nanosecond giant pulse of the Crab pulsar, Y P. Yang and B Zhang

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Extracting Host Galaxy Dispersion Measure and Constraining Cosmological Parameters using Fast Radio Burst Data, Y P. Yang and Bing Zhang

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Synchrotron Heating by a Fast Radio Burst in a Self-absorbed Synchrotron Nebula and Its Observational Signature, Yuan-Pei Yang, Bing Zhang, and Zi-Gao Dai

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Catching jetted tidal disruption events early in millimetre, Q Yuan, Q D. Wang, W H. Lei, H Gao, and Bing Zhang

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Synchrotron Origin of the Typical GRB Band Function - A Case Study of GRB 130606B, B B. Zhang, Z L. Uhm, V Connaughton, M S. Briggs, and Bing Zhang

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Mergers of Charged Black Holes: Gravitational-wave Events, Short Gamma-Ray Bursts, and Fast Radio Bursts, Bing Zhang

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On the afterglow and progenitor of FRB 150418, Bing Zhang

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GRB Observational Properties, Bing Zhang, H J. Lü, and E W. Liang

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Central Engine Memory of Gamma-Ray Bursts and Soft Gamma-Ray Repeaters, B Zhang, Bing Zhang, and A J. Castro-Tirado

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Equation of state and thermodynamic Grüneisen parameter of monoclinic 1,1-diamino-2,2-dinitroethylene, J Zhang, N Velisavljevic, Jinlong Zhu, and Liping Wang

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Enhanced ionic conductivity with Li7O2Br3 phase in Li3OBr anti-perovskite solid electrolyte, Jinlong Zhu, Shuai Li, Yi Zhang, John W Howard, X Lü, Y Li, Yonggang Wang, Ravhi Kumar, Liping Wang, and Yusheng Zhao

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Shock-Driven Accretion in Circumplanetary Disks: Observables and Satellite Formation, Z Zhu, W Ju, and J M. Stone

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DISK-Wind Connection during the Heartbeats of GRS 1915+105, A Zoghbi, J M. Miller, A L. King, M C. Miller, Daniel Proga, T Kallman, A C. Fabian, F A. Harrison, J Kaastra, J Raymond, C S. Reynolds, S E. Boggs, F E. Christensen, W Craig, C J. Hailey, D Stern, and W W. Zhang

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Associations of rare nicotinic cholinergic receptor gene variants to nicotine and alcohol dependence, L Zuo, Y Tan, C S.R. Li, Z Wang, K Wang, X Zhang, X Lin, X Chen, C Zhong, X Wang, J Wang, L Lu, and X Luo

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The Molecular Aharonov-Bohm Effect Redux, Bernard Zygelman

Submissions from 2015

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Nebular Dead Zone Effects on the D/H ratio in Chondrites and Comets, Mohamad Ali-Dib, Rebecca G. Martin, J. M. Petit, O. Mousis, P. Vernazza, and J. I. Lunine

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Pressure Induced Cation-Cation Bonding in V2O3, Ligang Bai, Quan Li, Serena A. Corr, Michael Pravica, Changfeng Cheng, Yusheng Zhao, Stanislav V. Sinogeikin, Yue Meng, Changyong Park, and Guoyin Shen

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Pressure Induced Structural Transitions in CuSbS2 and CuSbSe2 Thermoelectric Compounds, Jason Baker, Ravhi S. Kumar, Daniel Sneed, Anthony Connolly, Yi Zhang, Nenad Velisavljevic, Jayalakshmi Paladugu, Michael G. Pravica, Changfeng Chen, Andrew Cornelius, and Yusheng Zhao

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Relativistic MHD Simulations of Collision-induced Magnetic Dissipation in Poynting-Flux-Dominated Jets/Outflows, Wei Deng, Hui Li, Bing Zhang, and Shengtai Li

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The Optical Rebrightening of GRB100814A: An Interplay of Forward and Reverse Shocks?, M. De Pasquale, N.P.M. Kuin, S. Oates, S. Schulze, Z. Cano, C. Guidorzi, A. Beardmore, P.A. Evans, Z.L. Uhm, Bing Zhang, M. Page, S. Kobayashi, A. Castro-Tirado, J. Gorosabel, T. Sakamoto, T. Fatkhullin, S.B. Pandey, M. Im, P. Chandra, D. Frail, H. Gao, D. Kopac, Y. Jeon, C. Akerlof, K.Y. Huang, S. Pak, W.-K. Park, A. Gomboc, A. Melandri, S. Zane, C.G. Mundell, C.J. Saxton, S.T. Holland, F. Virgili, Y. Urata, I. Steele, D. Bersier, N. Tanvir, V.V. Sokolov, and A.S. Moskvitin

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The Kozai-Lidov Mechanism in Hydrodynamical Disks. II. Effects of Binary and Disk Parameters, Wen Fu, Stephen Lubow, and Rebecca G. Martin

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The Kozai-Lidov Mechanism in Hydrodynamical Disks. III. Effects of Disk Mass and Self-gravity, Wen Fu, Stephen Lubow, and Rebecca G. Martin