Student Presentation Awards

Fall 2000 Recipients

Zane Arp
[A1.002] Utilization of Dispersed Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Jet-Cooled Molecules for Fingerprinting Electronic Excited State Vibronic Levels
Zane Arp, Jaan Laane (Texas A & M University, Department of Chemistry, College Station, TX 77843-3012)

K.E. Strecker
[A1.004] Cooling a Bose Fermi Mixture of Lithium Atoms to Quantum Degeneracy
K.E. Strecker, A.G. Truscott, R.G. Hulet (Rice University Houston Texas)

Thomas Sweet
[A1.007] Theoretical and experimental considerations on the efficiency and thermal susceptibility of the standard Nd3+:YVO4 (Yttrium orthovanadate) laser
Thomas Sweet, Dhiraj Sardar (The University of Texas at San Antonio)

Todd Timberlake
[A1.009] Resonance creation and periodic orbits
Todd Timberlake, Linda Reichl (University of Texas at Austin)

Agapi Emmanouilidou
[A2.007] Steering an eigenstate to a destination
Agapi Emmanouilidou (University of Texas at Austin, TX,78712), Xian Geng Zhao (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Beijing 100088, China), Ping Ao (Department of Theoretical Physics,Umera University,901 87 Umera,Sweeden), Qian Niu (University of Texas at Austin,TX,78712)

J.M. Steele
[B1.006] Dielectrophoretic Trapping of Gold Nanoshells
J.M. Steele, A.J. Rimberg (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University), J.B. Jackson, N.J. Halas (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University)

Sarah Westcott
[B1.008] Electron-Impurity Interactions in the Relaxation of Hot Electrons in Gold-Gold Sulfide Nanoshells
Sarah Westcott, John Wolfgang, Peter Nordlander, Naomi Halas (Rice University)

Antonios Apostolou
[B3.006] Bubble entrainment from the impact of drops in superfluid ^4He
Antonios Apostolou (Graduate Program in Acoustics, The Pennsylvania State University), Jin H. So, J.D. Maynard (Department of Physics, The Pennsylvania State University)

Elizabeth Fernandez
[C1.007] Active Galaxies in the Perseus Supercluster
Elizabeth Fernandez (New Mexico Tech)

George Haidar
[C2.009] Aggregation of natural polymer chains
George Haidar, Jun Gao, Xihua Lu, Zhibing Hu (University of North Texas)