ILP Undergraduate Student Presentations

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2023
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ISAAPT spring meeting, Galesburg, IL, March 17, 2023
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382. Brendan Czajka, ÒBirthplace of elementary particlesÓ (3^{rd} place prize)

381. Luis Rizo, ÒSolving ordinary differential equations using neural networksÓ (2^{nd} place prize)

380. Alex Furcoiu, ÒSymbolic regression and its use in iterative mapsÓ (1^{st} place prize)

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 15, 2023
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379. Brendan Czajka, ÒBirthplace of elementary particlesÓ

378. Luis Rizo, ÒSolving ordinary differential equations using neural networksÓ

377. Alex Furcoiu, ÒSymbolic regression and its use in iterative mapsÓ

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2022
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ISAAPT spring meeting, Normal, IL, April 9, 2022
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376. Alex Furcoiu, ÒEvolutionary symbolic regression from a probabilistic perspectiveÓ

375. Luis Rizo, ÒMachine learning approach to finding differential equationsÓ (2^{nd} place prize)

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 2, 2022
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374. Luis Rizo, ÒMachine learning approach to finding differential equationsÓ

373. Alex Furcoiu, ÒEvolutionary symbolic regression from a probabilistic perspectiveÓ

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2021
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ISAAPT spring meeting, Urbana, IL, April 24, 2021
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372. Jordan Bryan, ÒMachine learning approach to finding differential equations and iterative mapsÓ (2^{nd} place prize)

371. Jordan Bryan, ÒOptimization of nonlinear responses based on space-time forcesÓ

370. Chi Gong, ÒVacuum polarization is not a precursor for permanent pair creationÓ

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 10, 2021
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369. Chi Gong, ÒDirac vacuum can resolve rapidly chirped external fieldsÓ

368. Tom Sturino, ÒUsing evolutionary principles in symbolic regressionÓ

367. Luis Rizo, ÒThe exact predictable functions by a single neuronÓ

366. Jordan Bryan, ÒSymbiotic vs. non-symbiotic optimization for spatial and temporal degrees of freedom in pair creationÓ

365. Jack Bellinger, ÒGenetic evolution as a means to find physics formulasÓ

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2020
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ISAAPT spring meeting, Urbana, IL, April 24, 2020
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364. Jack Yost, ÒMachine learning and artificial intelligence applied to acousticsÓ

363. Jordan Bryan, ÒSymbiotic vs. non-symbiotic optimization for spatial and temporal degrees of freedom in pair creationÓ

362. Chi Gong, ÒDirac vacuum can resolve rapidly chirped external fieldsÓ

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 25, 2020
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361. Jack Yost, ÒMachine learning and artificial intelligence applied to acousticsÓ

360. Chi Gong, ÒDirac vacuum can resolve rapidly chirped external fieldsÓ

359. Cassie McGinnis, ÒUniversal scaling laws for optimally excited nonlinear oscillatorsÓ

358. Austin Penwell ÒTransition between coherent and incoherent chirping mechanisms in electron-positron pair creationÓ

357. Sean Comben, ÒExternal field approximation for the Breit-Wheeler process?Ó

356. Luis Rizo, ÒThe exact predictable functions by a single neuronÓ

355. Jordan Bryan, ÒSymbiotic vs. non-symbiotic optimization for spatial and temporal degrees of freedom in pair creationÓ

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2019
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ISAAPT spring meeting, Glen Ellyn, IL, April 6, 2019
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354. Jonathan Unger, ÒInfinite dimensional optimization applied to vacuum pair creationÓ

353. Richard Pelphrey, ÒComputation of diverging sums based on a finite number of termsÓ

352. Jack Yost, ÒApplications of the first digit law to measure correlationsÓ

351. Tyler Hershenhouse, ÒQFT versus external field approaches to the Breit-Wheeler processÓ

350. Yingying Lu, ÒSpace-time resolved Breit-Wheeler process for a model systemÓ

349. Shansi Dong, ÒOptimal supercritical potentials for the electron-positron pair-creation rateÓ

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 5, 2019
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348. Jonathan Unger, ÒInfinite dimensional optimization applied to vacuum pair creationÓ

347. Richard Pelphrey, ÒComputation of diverging sums based on a finite number of termsÓ

346. Creighton Lisowski, ÒQuantum mechanical approach to the laser-assisted vacuum decayÓ

345. Jack Yost, ÒApplications of the first digit law to measure correlationsÓ

344. Reid Gramm, ÒIntroduction to the Benford lawÓ

343. Tyler Hershenhouse, ÒQFT versus external field approaches to the Breit-Wheeler processÓ

342. Yingying Lu, ÒSpace-time resolved Breit-Wheeler process for a model systemÓ

341. Shansi Dong, ÒOptimal supercritical potentials for the electron-positron pair-creation rateÓ

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2018
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ISAAPT spring meeting, Edwardsville, IL, April 27-28, 2018
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340. Reid Gramm, ÒThe first digit law and applicationsÓ

339. Jack Yost, ÒCorrelation of two quantities through their first digitsÓ

338. Rene Flores, ÒOptimizing the inversion of a two level systemÓ

337. Jonathan Unger, ÒConjugate gradient method for quantum bound stateÓ

336. Richard Pelphrey, ÒDecay of the vacuum as a simple scattering problemÓ

335. Creighton Lisowski, ÒGhost states in analyzing electron-atom scatteringÓ

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 6, 2018
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334. Jack Yost, ÒCorrelation of two quantities through their first digitsÓ

333. Richard Pelphrey, ÒDecay of the vacuum as a simple scattering problemÓ

332. Rene Flores, ÒConjugate gradient method for quantum bound stateÓ

331. Reid Gramm, ÒThe first digit law and applicationsÓ

330. Creighton Lisowski, ÒGhost states in analyzing electron-atom scatteringÓ

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2017
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2017 APS Prairie Section meeting, Chicago, IL, November 11-12, 2017
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329. Creighton Lisowski, ÒRelativistic Effects in Quantum Mechanical Potential ScatteringÓ

328. Richard Pelphrey, ÒEmergence of bound state from a free state, is it possible?Ó

327. Reid Gramm and Jack Yost, ÒTo BEnford or not to BEnfordÓ

326. Jonathan Unger, ÒRemoval of self-interactions in the Dirac-Maxwell equations in one spatial dimensionÓ

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Annual Meeting of the APS Ohio-Region, Ypsilanti, MI, May 5-6, 2017
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325. Creighton Lisowski, ÒAre bound states perturbative?Ó

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, March 31, 2017
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324. Creighton Lisowski, ÒDivergent series and avoided crossingsÓ

323. Richard Pelphrey, ÒEmergence of bound state from a free state, is it possible?Ó

322. Jonathan Unger, ÒRemoval of self-interactions in the Dirac-Maxwell equations in one spatial dimensionÓ

321. Reid Gramm, ÒTo BEnford or not to BEnfordÓ

320. Jack Yost, ÒApplication of Benford law in quantum mechanicsÓ

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Charleston, IL, April, 8, 2017
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319. Creighton Lisowski, ÒDivergent series and avoided crossingsÓ

318. Richard Pelphrey, ÒEmergence of bound state from a free state, is it possible?Ó

317. Jonathan Unger, ÒRemoval of self-interactions in the Dirac-Maxwell equations in one spatial dimensionÓ(2nd)

316. Reid Gramm, ÒTo BEnford or not to BEnfordÓ

315. Jack Yost, ÒApplication of Benford law in quantum mechanicsÓ

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2016
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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 8, 2016
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314. Richard Pelphrey, ÒPerturbation Theory for Quantum Bound States and Avoided Level CrossingsÓ

313. Samantha Norris, ÒUsing a Split-shift Potential to Compute the Spectrum of a Radially-symmetric HamiltonianÓ

312. Jonathan Unger, ÒRemoval of Self-interactions in the Dirac-Maxwell EquationsÓ

311. Ryan Brennan, ÒModeling Electron-Electron Interaction through Exchange of BosonsÓ

310. Creighton Lisowski, ÒAvoided CrossingsÓ

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Urbana, IL, April, 23, 2016
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309. Richard Pelphrey, ÒPerturbation Theory for Quantum Bound States and Avoided Level CrossingsÓ

308. Samantha Norris, ÒUsing a Split-shift Potential to Compute the Spectrum of a Radially-symmetric HamiltonianÓ (1st)

307. Jonathan Unger, ÒRemoval of Self-interactions in the Dirac-Maxwell EquationsÓ

306. Ryan Brennan, ÒModeling Electron-Electron Interaction through Exchange of BosonsÓ

305. Creighton Lisowski, ÒAvoided CrossingsÓ

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2015
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2015 APS Prairie Section meeting, South Bend, IN, November 19-21, 2015
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304. Samantha Norris, ÒNumerical split-shift potential method for relativistic quantum systems with radial symmetryÓ

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 10, 2015
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303. Miles Maggio, ÒAre 2D simulation of Maxwell-Dirac equations possible?Ó

302. Jarrett Betke, ÒVacuum's polarization charge density and the Uehling potentialÓ

301. Derek Jennings, ÒOptimized spatial matrix representations of quantum HamiltoniansÓ

300. Samantha Norris, ÒInstantaneous rest frame transformation method for temporally induced pair creationÓ

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Elsah, IL, April, 11, 2015
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299. Miles Maggio, ÒAre 2D simulation of Maxwell-Dirac equations possible?Ó

298. Jarrett Betke, ÒVacuum's polarization charge density and the Uehling potentialÓ

297. Derek Jennings, ÒOptimized spatial matrix representations of quantum HamiltoniansÓ

296. Samantha Norris, ÒInstantaneous rest frame transformation method for temporally induced pair creationÓ

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2014
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Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne IL, November 7, 2014
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295. Miles Maggio, ÒElectromagnetic back coupling with higher dimensionsÓ

294. Jarrett Betke, ÒA simple model for the vacuum polarization charge densityÓ

293. William Bauer, ÒTime dependent method to compute the vacuum polarizationÓ

292. Samantha Norris, ÒInstantaneous rest frame transformation methodsÓ

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 11, 2014
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291. Miles Maggio, Ò2-D is not 1-D plus one 1-DÓ

290. Andrew Steinacher, ÒImpact of interfermionic forces on the pair creation processÓ

289. Andrew Vikartofsky, ÒThe physical vacuum and instantaneous rest frame transformation methodÓ

288. Alexander Su, ÒEnhancement of boson pairs created by electromagnetic fieldsÓ

287. Jarrett Betke, ÒOne-dimensional study of the vacuum polarizationÓ

286. William Fuener, ÒEfficient computation of energy spectra of large HamiltoniansÓ

285. Samantha Norris, ÒInstantaneous rest frame transformation for particle pair creationÓ

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Bloomington, IL, March 28-29, 2014
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284. Andrew Steinacher, ÒImpact of interfermionic forces on the pair creation processÓ

283. Miles Maggio, Ò2-D is not 1-D plus one 1-DÓ

282. Andrew Vikartofsky, ÒThe physical vacuum and the approximation of photons by Maxwell fieldsÓ (1st)

281. Jarrett Betke, ÒSpace-time dynamics of the vacuumÕs polarization charge densityÓ (3rd)

280. Alexander Su, ÒEnhancement of boson pairs created by electromagnetic fieldsÓ (2nd)

279. Samantha Norris, ÒInstantaneous rest frame transformation method for temporally induced pair creationÓ

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2013
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International Workshop on Laboratory Astrophysics, Weihai, China, Aug. 5-8, 2013.
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278. Alexander C. Su, "Pair creation for bosons in electric and magnetic fields" ** (invited presentation) **

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Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne IL, November, 2013
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277. Samantha Norris, "Time-dependent pair creation and Lorentz invariance"

276. Andrew Vikartofsky, "Dynamics of two- and four- boson interactions in dressed vacuum states"

275. Alex Su, "Pair creation for bosons in electric and magnetic fields"

274. Andrew Steinacher, "Maxwell-Dirac equation approach to pair creation"

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 19, 2013
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273. Matt Ware, "Fermion and boson pair creations"

272. Samantha Norris, "Absorbing-like boundaries for quantum field theoretical grid simulations"

271. Andrew Vikartofsky, "Virtual particles and the physical vacuum"

270. Alex Su, "Pair creation for bosons in electric and magnetic fields"

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Urbana, IL, March 1-2, 2013
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269. Samantha Norris, "Absorbing-like boundaries for quantum field theoretical grid simulations"

268. Andrew Vikartofsky, "Virtual particles and the physical vacuum" (1st)

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2012
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APS LeRoy Apker finalist presentation, Washington DC, August, 2012
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267. Matt Ware, "Modeling quantum field theory in full space-time resolution" ** (invited presentation) **

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Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne IL, October 26, 2012
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266. Samantha Norris, "Absorbing boundary regions for multi-particle wavefunctions"

265. Andrew Vikartofsky, "Dynamics of two- and four- boson interactions in dressed vacuum states"

264. Alex Su, "Masking techniques in image inversion in turbid media"

263. Matt Ware, "Pauli exclusion principle and stimulated emission in quantum field theory"

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 20, 2012
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262. Matt Ware, "Fermion and boson pair creations"

261. Ben Shields, "Causality in quantum mechanics and quantum field theory"

260. Andrew Vikartofsky, "Space and time correlation functions for dressed bosonic vacuum states"

259. Ben Rogers, "Reconstruction of objects in turbid media"

258. Brandon Graybeal, "Test of a minimization scheme for imaging with the presence of noise"

257. Alex Su, "Multi-runner algorithm for image inversion"

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Urbana, IL, March, 31, 2012
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256. Matt Ware, "Fermion and boson pair creations"

255. Ben Shields, "Causality in quantum mechanics and quantum field theory"

254. Andrew Vikartofsky, "Space and time correlation functions for dressed bosonic vacuum states" (2nd)

253. Ben Rogers, "Reconstruction of objects in turbid media"

252. Brandon Graybeal, "Test of a minimization scheme for imaging with the presence of noise"

251. Alex Su, "Multi-runner algorithm for image inversion"

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2011
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2011 APS Prairie Section meeting, Cedar Falls, IA, November 10-12, 2011
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250. Ben Shields, "Causality and relativistic localization in 1d Hamiltonians"

249. Andrew Vikartofsky, "Dynamics of two- and four-boson interactions in dressed vacuum states"

248. Brandon Graybeal, "Effect of random noise on a bio-optical imaging scheme"

247. Alexander Su, "Multi-runner scheme for imaging"

246. Matt Ware, "Field-induced pair creation in fermionic and bosonic vacua"

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XVII Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne IL, October 14, 2011.
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245. Ben Shields, "Causality and relativistic localization in 1d Hamiltonians"

244. Andrew Vikartofsky, "Dynamics of two- and four-boson interactions in dressed vacuum states"

243. Benjamin Rogers, "Reconstruction of objects in random media based on their shadow patterns"

242. Brandon Graybeal, "Effect of random noise on a bio-optical imaging scheme"

241. Alexander Su, "Multi-runner scheme for imaging"

240. Matt Ware, "Field-induced pair creation in fermionic and bosonic vacua"

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2011 APS DAMOP meeting, Atlanta, GA, June 2011
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239. Matthew Ware, "Pair creation rates for one-dimensional fermionic and bosonic vacua"

238. Benjamin T. Shields, "Causality and relativistic localization in 1-d Hamiltoniansi"

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Charleston, IL, April, 2, 2011
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237. Benjamin T. Shields, "Causality and relativistic localization in 1-d Hamiltonians" (2nd place)

236. Matt Morris, "Time dilation in relativistic two-particle interactions"

235. Benjamin Rogers , "Reconstruction of objects in random media based on their shadow patterns"

234. Brandon Graybeal, "Effect of random noise on bio-optical imaging scheme"

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 15, 2011
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233. Benjamin T. Shields, "Causality and relativistic localization in 1-d Hamiltonians"

232. Matt Morris, "Time dilation in relativistic two-particle interactions"

231. Benjamin Rogers, "Reconstruction of objects in random media based on their shadow patterns"

230. Brandon Graybeal, "Effect of random noise on bio-optical imaging scheme"

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2010
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2010 APS Prairie Section meeting, Chicago, IL, November 18-20, 2010
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229. Benjamin Rogers, "Principal Component Analysis for decomposition based imaging"

228. Benjamin T. Shields, "Superluminality, causality and locality"

227. Matthew Morris, "Lorentz transformation in relativistic two-particle system"

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XVI Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne IL, October 15, 2010
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226. Benjamin Rogers, "DBI in longitudinal obstacle arrangements"

225. Benjamin T. Shields, "Superluminality vs causality in quantum mechanics"

224. Matthew Morris, "Einstein's time dilation in relativistic two-particle system"

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, April 16, 2010.
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223. Benjamin T. Shields, "Non-causality in Quantum Mechanics"

222. David Wischhusen, "Statistical correlations and significance of student scores"

221. Benjamin Rogers , "Principal Component Analysis for imaging in turbid media"

220. Isaac Goodin, "Experiments with imaging using laser in turbid environment"

219. Matthew Ware , "Computer simulation of boson transmission under a potential barrier"

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Carlinville IL, March, 26-27, 2010.
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218. Benjamin T. Shields, "Non-causality in Quantum Mechanics" (1st)

217. David Wischhusen, "Statistical correlations and significance of student scores"

216. Benjamin Rogers , "Principal Component Analysis for imaging in turbid media"

215. Isaac Goodin, "Experiments with imaging using laser in turbid environment"

214. Matthew Ware , "Computer simulation of boson transmission under a potential barrier"

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2009
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APS Prairie Section meeting, Iowa City, IA, November 12-14, 2009.
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213. Matthew Ware: "The breakdown of one-dimensional fermionic and bosonic vaccua in strong fields"

212. Isaac Goodin and Ben Rogers: "Decomposition based recovery of absorbers in turbid media"

211. David Wischhusen and Isaac Goodin: "Monte Carlo simulations for DBI"

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal IL, April 2009.
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210. Isaac Goodin: "Decomposition imaging schemes for light scattering experiments"

209. David Wischhusen: "Monte-Carlo simulations of light in scattering and absorption environments"

208. Emily Gospodarczyk: "Dressed versus bare particles"

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Bloomington IL, April 3-4, 2009.
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207. Emily Gospodarczyk: "Energy Structure of an Interacting Fermion-Boson System"

206. David Wischhusen: "Computer Simulations of Light Scattering and Absorption in Random Media" (3rd)

205. Isaac Goodin: "Experimental Investigation of the Decomposition Based Imaging Scheme"

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2008
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Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne, IL, November, 2008.
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204. Isaac Goodin: "Experimental investigation of the decomposition based imaging scheme"

203. Eric Meier: "Monte-Carlo simulations for multiple particle creation in supercritical fields"

202. David Wischhusen: "Computer simulations of light scattering and absorption in random media"

201. Emily Gospodarczyk: "Energy structure of an interacting Fermion-Boson system"

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Champaign IL, April, 2008.
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200. David Wischhusen: "Role of external forces in pair-creation"

199. Nic Chott: "Classical phase space approach to pair-creation"

198. Matthew Norton: "Monte Carlo simulations to optimize portfolios"

197. Timothy Garvin: "Laser beam widening mechanisms in turbid media"

196. Isaac Goodin: "Using shadows in imaging in highly scattering systems"

195. Sebastian Grobe: "Decomposition based imaging to reconstruct objects hidden in scattering media"

194. Sawyer Campbell: "Limitations of decomposition based imaging of longitudinal absorber configurations"

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Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal IL, March 2008.
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193. David Wischhusen: "Role of external forces in pair-creation"

192. Nic Chott: "Classical phase space approach to pair-creation"

191. Matthew Norton: "Monte Carlo simulations to optimize portfolios"

190. Timothy Garvin: "Laser beam widening mechanisms in turbid media"

189. Isaac Goodin: "Using shadows in imaging in highly scattering systems"

188. Sebastian Grobe: "Decomposition based imaging to reconstruct objects hidden in scattering media"

187. Sawyer Campbell: "Limitations of decomposition based imaging of longitudinal absorber configurations"

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2007
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Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne, IL, November, 2007.
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186. Nic Chott: " Coherence length during matter creation "

185. Sebastian Grobe: " Downstream model of absorptive obstacle in scattering media "

184. David Wischhusen: " Classical studies of electron density "

183. Isaac Goodin: " Experiment of 1d decomposition based imaging "

182. Alison O'Connell: " Monte-Carlo simulation and extrapolation based imaging "

181. Tim Garvin: " Beam narrowing produced by intensity modulation of light "

180. Sawyer Campbell: " Experiment of 2d decomposition based imaging "

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Undergraduate research symposium", Normal IL, March 2007.
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179. Nic Chott: " Phase space density approach to the creation of matter from vacuum "

178. Tony Battaglia: "Extrapolation based imaging in turbid media"

177. Nathan Kidwell: "The interaction of intensity modulated laser light with complex media"

176. Tim Garvin: "Pencil beam propagation and application in image reconstruction"

175. Isaac Goodin: "First experiment of decomposition based imaging in milk"

174. Alison O'Connell: "Monte-Carlo simulation of non-diffusive behavior of light scattering"

173. Sawyer Campbell: "Light distribution along the optical axis in milk water mixtures"

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ISAAPT spring meeting, Macomb, IL, April, 2007.
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172. Nic Chott: "Phase space density approach to the creation of matter from vacuum"

171. Tony Battaglia: "Extrapolation based imaging in turbid media"

170. Nathan Kidwell: "The interaction of intensity modulated laser light with complex media"

169. Tim Garvin: "Pencil beam propagation and application in image reconstruction"

168. Isaac Goodin: "First experiment of decomposition based imaging in milk"

167. Alison O'Connell: "Monte-Carlo simulation of non-diffusive behavior of light scattering" (2^{nd} place prize)

166. Sawyer Campbell: "Light distribution along the optical axis in milk water mixtures" (3^{rd} place prize)

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2006
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2006 APS DAMOP meeting, Knoxville, TN, May 2006.
* (invited presentation)*

165. S. Campbell:
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Experimental studies of laser light scattering in turbid media
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Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne, IL, November, 2006.
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164. Tony Battaglia and Nathan Kidwell: " Computer simulation and optimization of the fastest time path problem "

163. Sawyer Campbell: " Experiments of light scattering in milk "

162. Alison O'Connell: " Light scattering based on Monte-Carlo simulations "

161. Nic Chott: " Classical model of the pair creation process "

160. Tim Garvin: " Images reconstruction using transmitted light "

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Undergraduate research symposium", Normal IL, April 20 2006.
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159. Matthew Narter: " Ensemble versus frequency averages for a random scattering medium "

158. Sawyer Campbell: "Experiments of light scattering in milk"

157. Alison O'Connell: "Monte-carlo simulations for light scattering in milk"

156. Nic Chott: "Classical model to understand the pair creation process"

155. Tim Garvin: "Reconstruct embedded images using transmitted light"

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ISAAPT spring meeting, East Peoria, IL, April 7,8, 2006.
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154. Matthew Narter: "Ensemble versus frequency averages for a random scattering medium" (2^{nd} place prize)

153. Sawyer Campbell: "Experiments of light scattering in milk"

152. Alison O'Connell: "Monte-carlo simulations for light scattering in milk" (3^{rd} place prize)

151. Nic Chott: "Classical model to understand the pair creation process"

150. Tim Garvin: "Reconstruct embedded images using transmitted light"

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2005
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2005 APS DAMOP meeting, Lincoln, NE,
May 2005. * (invited presentation)*

149.
Rebecca Wenning: "Optical characteristics of a turbid medium between two mirrors"

**"Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne, IL, November, 2005. **

148. Matthew Narter: "The few scattering event model for light scattering in random media"

147. Rebecca Wenning: "Resonant characters of a turbid medium"

146. Kevin Cooley: "The dynamics of supercritical bound state creation"

145. Sawyer Campbell: "First experiments with laser scattering in milk"

144. Alison O'Connell: "Theoretical understanding of the milk experiments"

**"Undergraduate research symposium", Normal IL, March 24 2005. **

143. Kevin Cooley: "Pair creation process in supercritical fields"

142. Kareem Carr: "Understanding non-linear resonances"

141. Matthew Narter: "Ensemble versus frequency averages for a random scattering medium"

140. Sawyer Campbell: "Experimental studies of light scattring in milk"

139. Trisha Blood: "Extended diffusion theory for light scattering in milk"

138. Kimberly Mcgill: "Reconstruct embedded images using reflected and transmitted light"

**ISAAPT
spring meeting, Edwardsville, IL, April 8,9, 2005. **

137. Kevin Cooley: "Pair creation process in supercritical fields"

136.
Matthew Narter: "Ensemble versus frequency averages for a random scattering medium"
(1^{st} place prize)

135. Sawyer Campbell: "Experimental studies of light scattring in milk"

134. Trisha Blood: "Extended diffusion theory for light scattering in milk"

133. Kimberly Mcgill: "Reconstruct embedded images using reflected and transmitted light"

132. Rebecca Wenning: "Transmission of a turbid medium between mirrors"

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Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates
in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne, IL, October, 2004.

131.
Matthew Narter: "Improvement of the Boltzmann theory"

130.
Sawyer Campbell: "Anisotropy measurements in highly scattering
liquids"

129.
Kareem Carr: "The cusp characteristics of a nonlinear resonance"

128.
Kevin Cooley: "The Schwinger limit of the pair production process"

127.
Rebecca Wenning: "Optical characteristics of a turbid medium between
mirrors"

126.
Kimberly McGill: "Intensity modulated frequency scanning inversion
scheme"

2004 APS DAMOP meeting, Tucson, AZ,
May 2004. * (invited presentation)*

125.
Matthew Narter: "The relevance of Boltzmann theory for light scattering in
random media"

**"Undergraduate
research symposium", Normal IL, March 26 2004. **

124. John Henderson: "Cycloatomic Resonances For One And Two Electron Systems"

123. Peter J. Peverly: "Relativistic Ionization Of Helium"

122. Kareem Carr: "Sharp Resonances In Nonlinear Systems"

121. Matthew Narter: "Light Scattering In Random Dielectric Plane Parallel Slabs"

120. Rebecca Wenning : "Image Enhancement Due To Mirror Cavities"

119. Michael S. Bell: "Studying Light Transmission By Scattering And Absorbing Media In The Lab"

118. Kimberly Mcgill: "An Algorithm For Non-Invasive Image Recovery Using Intensity Modulated Infrared Light"

**ISAAPT
spring meeting, Galesburg, IL, April 23, 24, 2004. **

117. Peter J. Peverly: "Electron-electron correlation in relativistic ionization of Helium"

116. Kareem Carr: "Understanding the Universal Profile of Nonlinear Resonance"

115.
Matthew Narter: "Computer modeling of light scattering in random
media" (3^{rd} place
prize)

114.
Rebecca Wenning: "The coherence and de-coherence in light-mirror
system" (2^{nd} place prize)

113. Michael S. Bell: "Experiments observation of laser light scattering in turbid samples"

112. Kimberly McGill: "Image recovery from turbid media"

**2003**

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**Argonne
Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne, IL, October 26-27,
2003.**

111. Michael Bell: "Experiments with light migration in milk"

110. Allen Lewis: "MC simulations of light scattering in heterogeneous media"

109. Matthew Narter: "Bridging the Maxwell and Boltzmann theories for light migration in random media"

108. John Henderson: "Computer simulations of cycloatom dynamics"

107. Kareem Carr: "Relativistic resonance of driven harmonic oscillators"

106. Peter Peverly: "First results for the relativistic ionization of helium"

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American Physical Society Annual Meeting,
Boulder, CO, May, 2003. *(invited
presentation)*

105. Allen Lewis: "Numerical evidence of dark cone region in light scattering"

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**"Undergraduate
research symposium", Normal IL, April 2003. **

104.
Michael Bell: "Experiments of light scattering in milk ". ** **

103. Allen Lewis: "Dark cone region observed in two-dimensional light scattering simulations "

102. Matthew Narter: "Transfer matrix theory for random media ".

101. John Henderson: "Mechanics of multiple and fractional resonant cycloatom states "

100. Travis Faust: "Strong field ionization and stabilization of atoms ".

99. Tony Piraino: "Developing the intense laser physics theory unit research center's web site "

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**ISAAPT
spring meeting, Galesburg, IL, April, 2003. **

98. Michael Bell: "Laser propagation in milk"

97. Matthew Narter: "Wave theory for light scattering in random media"

96.
Allen Lewis: "Evidence of dark cone in back scattered light off turbid
media" (2^{nd}
place prize)

95.
John Henderson: "Fractional cycloatom states" (1^{st}
place prize)

**2002**

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**Argonne
Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne, IL, October 25-26,
2002.**

94. Tony Piraino: "Science That Clicks: Intense Laser Physics Web Site Development"

93. Allen Lewis: "Numerical Evidence of Dark Cone Region in Light Scattering"

92. John Henderson: "Fractional Cycloatom Resonances Due to Coulomb Potential"

91. Michael Bell: "New Light Distribution Reflected off Random Media"

American Physical Society Annual
Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, March, 2002. *(invited
presentation)*

90. Robert E. Wagner: "Cycloatoms and their radiation properties"

** **

**"Undergraduate
research symposium", Normal IL, April 2002. **

89. Tony Piraino: "Update and Development of the Intense Laser Physics Web Site"

88. Michael Bell: "Unexpected Reduction of Light Reflected from Random Scatterers"

87. Allen Lewis: "Non-Diffusive Light Cone Formation"

86. Joshua Gillespie: "The Diffusion Model of the Cycloatomic Motion"

85. Sarah Radovich: "The Physics of Half Cycloatom Resonances"

**2001**

** **

**American
Physical Society LeRoy Apker Award Presentation, Washington DC, September,
2001. **

84. Robert E.
Wagner: "Relativistic Effects in
Atoms" * (invited presentation)*

**2001
American Physical Society meeting, London, Ontario, Canada, May 2001. (invited
presentation)**

83. Robert E. Wagner: "The Validity of Semiclassical Two-Electron Distribution Functions"

**Argonne
Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne, IL, November 9-10,
2001.**

82. Allen Lewis: "Computer Simulations of the Tyndall Effect in Turbid Media"

81. Shannon M. Mandel: "Electromagnetic Responses for Media with Short and Long Range Interactions"

80. Michael S. Bell: "Monte-Carlo Simulations of Light Scattering in Heterogeneous Media"

79. Robert E. Wagner: "Phase Space Averaging Procedure for Electron-Electron Collisions"

** **

**"Undergraduate
research symposium", Normal IL, March 2001. **

78. Shannon M. Mandel: "Point Scattering Model for Maxwell Equations"

77. Michael S. Bell: "Two Dimensional Bouncing Photon Model in Heterogeneous Media"

76. Robert E. Wagner: "Classical Simulations of e-e Collisions"

75. Peter J. Peverly: "One-Dimensional Monte-Carlo Simulations of Light Scattering"

74. Alexander Bergquist: "The Tyndall Effect"

**2000**

** **

**Argonne
Symposium for Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne, IL, November 3-4,
2000.**

73. Alexander Bergquist: "Computer Visualization with Vis5d"

72. Shannon M. Mandel: "Microscopic Modelling of Laser-Random Media Interaction"

71. Peter J. Peverly: "Direct Comparison of Dirac and Liouville Theories"

70. Robert E. Wagner: "Quantum Mechanical Cycloatoms?"

**2000
American Physical Society meeting, Storrs, CT, June 2000. (invited
presentation)**

69. Peter J. Peverly: "Non-linear dynamics of relativistic particles: How good is the classical phase space approach?"

68. Robert E. Wagner: "Cycloatoms and high order harmonics in moderate intense laser fields"

**ISAAPT
spring meeting, Urbana IL, April 2000. **

67. Tyson R. Shepherd: "Java and Computer Animated Movies Using the Internet"

66. Alexander Bergquist: "Stereographic Visualization with Vis5d"

65.
Shannon M. Mandel: "Numerical Simulations of Laser-Tissue
Interactions" (2^{nd} place
prize)

64. Peter J. Peverly: "Liouville Phase Space Approach"

63.
Robert E. Wagner: "What are Cycloatoms?"
(1^{st} place prize)

**"Undergraduate
research symposium", Normal IL, March 2000. **

62. Robert E. Wagner: "What are Cycloatoms?"

61. Peter J. Peverly: "Liouville Phase Space Approach"

60. Alexander Bergquist: "Stereographic Visualization with Vis5d"

59. Shannon M. Mandel: "Numerical Simulations of Laser-Tissue Interactions"

58. Tyson R. Shepherd: "Java and Computer Animated Movies Using the Internet"

**1999**

** **

**1999
ISU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, March, 1999 **

57. Tyson R. Shepherd, "3D Animations on the Internet"

56. Robert E. Wagner, "Magnetic Control of Higher-Harmonic Generation"

55. Peter J. Peverly, "Monte-Carlo Simulation of Relativistic Electron Motion"

54. Joshua W. Braun, "Quantum Violation of Newton's First Law"

**1999
American Physical Society centennial meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 1999 ***(invited presentation)*

53. R.E. Wagner, "High Harmonic Generation in Ionization of Magnetically Dressed Atoms"

Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates
in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne , IL, Nov. 5-6, 1999

52. T. Shepherd, "Data Visualization, 3-D Rendering, and the Web"

51. S.M. Mandel, "Light Scattering in Highly Diffusive Media"

50. P.J. Peverly, "Computer Animated Movies of Cycloatoms"

49. R.E. Wagner, "High Harmonic Generation in Resonant Magnetic Laser Fields"

**1998**

** **

**1998
ISU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, March, 1998 **

48.
Jennifer R. Csesznegi, "Controlled excitation of selected regions inside
dielectric media"
(2^{nd} place prize)

47. Jason C. Csesznegi, "Particle motion in strong magnetic fields"

46. Brad A. Smetanko, "Counter-natural spreading of electrons"

45. Joshua W. Braun, "The recovered stabilization in photodetachment"

**Argonne Symposium for
Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne , IL, Nov. 6-7, 1998 **

44. Jennifer R. Csesznegi, "Storage and Recall of Optical Information in Dielectric Media"

43. Joshua W. Braun, "Time Resolved Quantum Zitterbewegung"

42. Radka Bach, "Time-Reversal and the Klein Paradox"

41. Jason C. Csesznegi, "Classical Ensemble Calculations for Electrons in Magnetic Fields"

40. Robert E. Wagner, "High Harmonic Generation in Ionization"

**1998
SPS Zone Conference, Bloomington, IL, Nov. 20-21, 1998 **

39. Jennifer Csesznegi,
"Storage and Recall of Optical Information in Dielectric Media" (3^{rd} place prize)

38. Joshua W. Braun, "Time Resolved Quantum Zitterbewegung"

37.
Radka Bach, "Time-Reversal and the Klein Paradox" (1^{st}
place prize)

36. Jason C. Csesznegi, "Classical Ensemble Calculations for Electrons in Magnetic Fields"

35. Robert E. Wagner, "High Harmonic Generation in Ionization"

**1997**

** **

**1997
ISU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, March 21, 1997 **

34. Jason C. Csesznegi, "Relativistic Coupling of a Two Dimensional Free Fall"

33. Jennifer R. Csesznegi, "Generation of Laser Fields by Space Dependent Phaseonium"

32. Benjamin P. Irving, "A Quantum Mechanical Study of the Revivals of Ionization"

31. Kelly N. Rodeffer, "Stabilization in Intense Laser Fields"

30. Kress M. Shores, "Close Coupling Study of Photodetachment for Negative Ions"

29. Brad A. Smetanko, "Electron Position Uncertainty in an Intense Oscillating Electric Field"

** **

**1997
ISAAPT, Bloomington, IL, April 11-12, 1997 **

28. Jason C. Csesznegi, "Relativistic Motion of A Particle in the Gravitational Field"

27.
Jennifer R. Csesznegi, "Optical Properties of Coherently Excited Three
Level Media"
(2^{nd} place prize)

26. Benjamin P. Irving, "Revivals of Ionization in the Super Strong Field Regime"

25. Kress M. Shores, "Essential State Analysis of Strong Field Photodetachment"

24. Brad A. Smetanko, "Electron Wave Packet Spreading in an Intense Radiation Field"

** **

**Argonne Symposium for
Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne , IL, Nov. 7-8, 1997 **

23. Joshua W. Braun, "The Revivals of Stabilization in Photodetachment of Negative Ions"

22. Jason C. Csesznegi, "Coupling of Horizontal and Vertical Motion Due to Relativity"

21. Jennifer R. Csesznegi, "Recall of Optical Information in Dielectric Media"

20. Benjamin P. Irving, "Modulation in the Degree of Stabilization for Model Atoms"

19. Brad A. Smetanko, "Reduction of the Growth Rate of the Quantum Position Variance"

** **

**National
Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 22-26, 1997 **

18. Jennifer R. Csesznegi, "Unattenuated Laser Pulses in Optical Materials"

17. Brad A. Smetanko, "Subnatural Spreading of Wave Packets"

**1996**

** **

**1996
ISU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Normal, IL, March 28, 1996 **

16. Chad W. Johnson, "Calculating Ionization Rate for Laser Stabilized Atom"

15. Benjamin P. Irving, "Visualizing a Quantum Particle via its Phase Space Probability Density"

14. Kelly N. Rodeffer, "Stabilized Matter in Intense Laser Fields"

** **

**1996
Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Annual Meeting of the
American Physical Society, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 15-18, 1996 (invited
presentation)**

13. Ben P. Irving, "Visualizing a Quantum Particle via its Phase Space Probability Density"

** **

**1996
ISAAPT, Bloomington, IL, Oct. 26, 1996 **

12. Jason C. Csesznegi, "Relativistic Effects of a Classical Electron in an Electromagnetic Radiation Pulse"

11. Jennifer R. Csesznegi, "Propagation of Laser Pulses Pairs in an Off-Resonant Three-Level Medium"

10. Benjamin P. Irving, "Stabilization and Destabilization of Atoms by Laser Fields"

9. Kelly N. Rodeffer, "Atomic Stabilization in Intense Laser Fields"

8. Brad A. Smetanko, "Quantum Mechanical Effects of an Electron in an Ultraintense Electromagnetic Radiation Pulse"

** **

**Argonne Symposium for
Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne , IL, Nov. 1-2, 1996**

7. Jason C. Csesznegi, "Relativistic Effects of a Classical Electron in an Electromagnetic Radiation Pulse"

6. Jennifer R. Csesznegi, "Propagation of Laser Pulses Pairs in an Off-Resonant Three-Level Medium"

5. Benjamin P. Irving, "Stabilization and Destabilization of Atoms by Laser Fields"

4. Kelly N. Rodeffer, "Atomic Stabilization in Intense Laser Fields"

3. Brad A. Smetanko, "Quantum Mechanical Effects of an Electron in an Ultraintense Electromagnetic Radiation Pulse"

**1995**

** **

**Argonne Symposium for
Undergraduates in Sci, Eng and Math, Argonne , IL, Nov. 3-4, 1995**

2. Chad W. Johnson, "Matrix Element Calculation for Atomic Stabilization"

1. Benjamin P. Irving, "Semi-Classical Phase Space Probability Density"