Rowan Faculty and Students Publish, Present at Division of Planetary Sciences MeetingDecember 21, 2004
The Physics and Astronomy Department at Rowan University recently showcased the work of faculty and students.
Physics and Astronomy Assistant Professor Dr. Michael Lim, Wynnewood, Pa., published his papers titled "Electron Temperature of Ultracold Plasmas" and "Angular Dependence of the Dipole-Dipole Interaction in a Nearly One-Dimensional Sample of Rydberg Atoms" in the Physical Review Letters.
Physics Professor Dr. Karen Magee-Sauer, Boothwyn, Pa., chaired the session "Cometary Coma I" at the 36th Annual Division for Planetary Sciences meeting held Nov. 8-12 in Louisville, Ky. Magee-Sauer also presented a paper titled "HCN, C2H2, and NH3 abundances in comet C/LINEAR 2002 T7." Associate Professor Dr. David Klassen, Media, Pa., presented the paper "Mars NIR Spectral Imaging: PCA in the Southern Summer Season" at the meeting.
Rowan University students Christopher Barone, Turnersville, and Thomas Wark, Audubon, presented posters at the meeting as well. Barone, a computer science major, presented his work titled "Spectroscopy of C/2000 WM1 (LINEAR) in the 3 micron region in using NIRSPEC." Wark, a physics major, presented his work titled "Comparative Band-Ratio Maps of Mars from the 2003 Opposition."