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

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Submissions from 2016

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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, Zhaohuan Zhu, Wenhua Ju, and James 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

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GRB 080503 Late Afterglow Re-brightening: Signature of a Magnetar-powered Merger-nova, He Gao, Xuan Ding, Xue-Feng Wu, Zi-Gao Dai, and Bing Zhang

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A Morphological Analysis of Gamma-Ray Burst Early-optical Afterglows, He Gao, Xiang-Gao Wang, Peter Mészáros, and Bing Zhang

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Photosphere Emission from a Hybrid Relativistic Outflow with Arbitrary Dimensionless Entropy and Magnetization in GRBs, H. Gao and Bing Zhang

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Toward a Better Understanding of the GRB Phenomenon: A New Model For GRB Prompt Emission and its Effects on the New LiNT– Epeak,irest,NT Relation, S. Guiriec, C. Kouveliotou, F. Daigne, Bing Zhang, R. Hascoet, R.S. Nemmen, D.J. Thompson, P.N. Bhat, N. Gehrels, M.M. Gonzalez, Y. Kaneko, J. McEnery, R. Mochkovitch, J.L. Racusin, F. Ryde, J.R. Sacahui, and A.M. Ünsal

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Kepler-1647B: the Largest and Longest-Period Kepler Transiting Circumbinary Planet, Veselin B. Kostov, Jerome A. Orosz, William F. Welsh, Laurance R. Doyle, Daniel C. Fabrycky, Nader Haghighipour, Billy Quarles, Donald R. Short, William D. Cochran, Michael Endl, Eric B. Ford, Joao Gregorio, Tobias C. Hinse, Howard Isaacson, Jon M. Jenkins, Eric L.N Jensen, Ilya Kull, David W. Latham, Jack J. Lissauer, Geoffrey W. Marcy, Tsevi Mazeh, Tobias W.A Müller, Joshua Pepper, Samuel N. Quinn, Darin Ragozzine, Avi Shporer, Jason H. Steffen, Guillermo Torres, Gur Windmiller, William J. Borucki, and Stephen Kane

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The physics of gamma-ray bursts and relativistic jets, P. Kumar and Bing Zhang

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Effect of Pressure on Valence and Structural Properties of YbFe2Ge2 Heavy Fermion Compound-A Combined Inelastic X-ray Spectroscopy, X-ray Diffraction, and Theoretical Investigation, Ravhi S. Kumar, Axel Svane, Ganapathy Vaitheeswaran, Venkatakrishnan Kanchana, Daniel Antonio, Andrew L. Cornelius, Eric D. Bauer, Yuming Xiao, and Paul Chow

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A Tight Liso–Ep,z–Γ0 Correlation of Gamma-Ray Bursts, E.-W. Liang, T.-T. Lin, J. Lü, R.-J. Lu, J. Zhang, and Bing Zhang

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A Correlated Study of Optical and X-Ray Afterglows of GRBs, L. Li, Xue-Feng Wu, Yong-Feng Huang, Xiang-Gao Wang, Qing-Wen Tang, Yun-Feng Liang, Bin-Bin Zhang, Yu Wang, Jin-Jun Geng, En-Wei Liang, Bing Zhang, and Felix Ryde

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Oscillation-Driven Magnetospheric Activity in Pulsars, M.-X. Lin, R.-X. Xu, and Bing Zhang

X-Ray Fluorescence Computed Tomography for Molecular Imaging, Xia Li and Yu Kuang

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Can Life Survive Gamma-Ray Bursts in the High-redshift Universe?, Ye Li and Bing Zhang

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Tidal Torques on Misaligned Disks in Binary Systems, Stephen Lubow, Rebecca G. Martin, and Chris Nixon

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The Millisecond Magnetar Central Engine in Short GRBs, Hou-Jun Lü, Bing Zhang, Wei-Hua Lei, Ye Li, and Paul D. Lasky

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The Solar System as an Exoplanetary System, Rebecca G. Martin and Mario Livio

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High Pressure Transport and Structural Studies on Nb3Ga Superconductor, Vahe Mkrtcheyan, Ravhi Kumar, Jason Baker, Anthony Connolly, Daniel Antonio, Andrew Cornelius, and Yusheng Zhao

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Metallicity Measurements of Gamma-Ray Burst and Supernova Explosion Sites: Lessons From H II Regions in M31, Yuu Niino, Kentaro Nagamine, and Bing Zhang

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A novel method to create molecular mixtures at high pressures, Michael G. Pravica, Quinlan Smith, Daniel Sneed, Yonggang Wang, and Melanie White

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Extragalactic High-energy Transients: Event Rate Densities and Luminosity Functions, Hui Sun, Bing Zhang, and Zhuo Li

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Physics Metacognition Inventory Part II: Confirmatory factor analysis and Rasch analysis, Gita Taasoobshirazi, M. Bailey, and John W. Farley

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On the Curvature Effect of a Relativistic Spherical Shell, Z.L. Uhm and Bing Zhang

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The Hardest Superconducting Metal Nitride, Shanmin Wang, Daniel Antonio, Xiaohui Yu, Jianzhong Zhang, Andrew L. Cornelius, Duanwei He, and Yusheng Zhao

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A New Molybdenum Nitride Catalyst with Rhombohedral MoS2 Structure for Hydrogenation Applications, Shanmin Wang, Yusheng Zhao, Hui Ge, Shouli Sun, Jianzhong Zhang, Fangming Liu, Xiaodong Wen, Xiaohui Yu, Liping Wang, Yi Zhang, Hongwu Xu, Joerg C. Neuefeind, Zhangfeng Qin, Changfeng Chen, Changqin Jin, Yongwang Li, and Duanwei He

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How Bad or Good Are the External Forward Shock Afterglow Models of Gamma-Ray Bursts?, X.-G. Wang, Bing Zhang, E.-W. Liang, H. Gao, L. Li, C.-M. Deng, S.-M. Qin, Q.-W. Tang, D.A. Kann, F. Ryde, and P. Kumar

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Kepler 453 b: the 10th Kepler Transiting Circumbinary Planet, William Welsh, Jerome Orosz, Donald Short, William D. Cochran, Michael Endl, Erik Brugamyer, Nader Haghighipour, Lars A. Buchhave, Laurance R. Doyle, Daniel C. Fabrycky, Tobias C. Hinse, Stephen R. Kane, Veselin Kostov, Tsevi Mazeh, Sean M. Mills, Tobias W.A Müller, Billy Quarles, Samuel N. Quinn, Darin Ragozzine, Avi Shporer, Jason H. Steffen, Lev Tal-Or, Guillermo Torres, Gur Windmiller, and William J. Borucki

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On the Polarization Properties of Magnetar Giant Flare Pulsating Tails, Y.P. Yang and Bing Zhang

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High Pressure Phase-Transformation Induced Texture Evolution and Strengthening in Zirconium Metal: Experiment and Modeling., Xiaohui Yu, Yusheng Zhao, Ruifeng Zhang, David Weldon, Sven C. Vogel, Jianzhong Zhang, Donald W. Brown, Yanbin Wang, Helmut M. Reiche, Shanmin Wang, Shiyu Du, and Changqing Jin

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A New Lithium-Rich Anti-Spinel in Li–O–Br System, Jianzhong Zhang, Yusheng Zhao, L. Wang, and J. Zhu

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Geometric-Phase Atom Optics and Interferometry, Bernard Zygelman

Submissions from 2012

Experiments in Hard X-ray Chemistry: In Situ Production of Molecular Hydrogen and X-ray Induced Combustion, Michael Pravica, Ligang Bai, Changyong Park, Yu Liu, Martin Galley, John Robinson, and David W. Hatchett

Submissions from 2004

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Positron–Electron Annihilation in Hydrogen–Antihydrogen Collisions, P. Froelich, S. Jonsell, A. Saenz, S. Eriksson, Bernard Zygelman, and A. Dalgarno

Submissions from 2001

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Recent Applications of Spin-Coupled Valence Bond Theory to Charge Transfer Collisions, D. L. Coopert, Nick J. Clarke, P. C. Stancil, and Bernard Zygelman