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2007 Projects
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The Search For Structure In The Milky Ways’ Spheroid. Matthew Harrigan, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 12180.  Advisor: Dr. Heidi Jo Newberg.

The Beasncon Model of the Galactic Spheroid as a Resource for Determining the Absolute Magnitude Distribution of F-turn Stars. Jacob Simones, Minnesota State University Mankato, Mankato, MN, 56001.  Advisors:  Dr. Heidi Newberg and Nathan Cole.

Study of the Molecular Dynamics of Proteins Using a Simple Model. Charalampos Papadimitriou, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 30332.  Advisors:  Dr. Angel Garcia, Dr. Ryan Day, and Dr. Henry Herce.

Development of a 3D Inter-Wafer Inductor for DC-DC Converter Application. Michael Lenander, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717. Advisors: Dr. Guoyan Zhangg, Prof. James Jian-Qiang Lu.

Electronic Properties of Doped Silicon Nanowires. Brock Russell, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA  17325.  Advisors:  Dr Saroj Nayak and Philip Shemella.

Building A Structure Of Multiple Gold Nanoparticle Monolayers. Michael Cantore, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180. Advisor: Dr. Sang-Kee Eah.

Magnetic Properties of Oblique-Angle Vapor Deposited Co/Cu Multilayer Tilted Nano-columns. Matthew Newby, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI, 54481.  Advisor: Dr. Gwo-Ching Wang.

Three-dimensional Monte Carlo Simulations of Silicon Nanostructure Growth. C Leland Ellison. University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 80310. Dr. Toh-Ming Lu and Dr. Dexian Ye. 

Characterization of Photoluminescence and Lasing in GaAInN Quantum Wells. Stephanie Tomasulo, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 12180.  Advisor: Dr. Peter Persans.

Terahertz Air Breakdown Coherent Detection. Christine Erickson, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07103. Advisors: Dr. X.-C. Zhang and Dr. Jianming Dai.

Variable Angle Deposition System. Adam Scofield, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180. Advisor: Dr. Toh-Ming Lu. 

Characterization Of The Annealing Process In The Production Of CVD Prepared PPV films. Brian Premerlani, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180.  In Collaboration With: Cynthia Gedelian.  Advisor: Toh-Ming Lu.

Deposition Characterization Of Mixed Monolayers For Applications In Molecular Electronics. David Hutchinson, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180. Advisor: Dr. Kim Lewis.

Rensselaer Physics REU 2007

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