November New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on November 30, 2017

The anomalous magnetic moment of the muon / Friedrich Jegerlehner. QC793.5.M42 J44 2017 Beyond Curie : four women in physics and their remarkable discoveries, 1903 to 1963 / Scott Calvin. QC774.A2 C353 2017 Building the general relativity and gravitation community during the Cold War / Roberto La...

Research Data Storage Seminar

By Alison Verbeck on November 29, 2017

The WU Research Data Storage project is inviting faculty to an instructional seminar (led by WUIT) to introduce interested faculty to the new service.  This is the service that will provide 5TB of storage to each faculty researcher in the university community.  There is an opportunity for faculty...

November Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on November 28, 2017

Aspects of WIMP Dark Matter Searches at Colliders and Other Probes  by  Enrico Morgante Beginner’s Guide to Flux Crystal Growth  by  Makoto Tachibana Building and Using Binoscopes, 2nd ed.  by  Norman Butler Circuit Cavity QED with Macroscopic Solid-State Spin Ensembles  by  Stefan Putz Evanescen...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on November 28, 2017

Title: Dark matter spikes In the vicinity of Kerr black holes Authors: Ferrer, Francesc; da Rosa, Augusto Medeiros; Will, Clifford M. Source: PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 96 (8):10.1103/PhysRevD.96.083014 OCT 20 2017 Title: Entanglement distance between quantum states and its implications for a density-mat...

Physics Library Intersession Hours

By Alison Verbeck on November 27, 2017

Physics Library Intersession Hours December 21, 2017 – January 15, 2018: Monday – Friday, 7:15 am – 3:45 pm Closed Saturday-Sunday Closed Thursday, December 21, 2017 – Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Closed Monday, January 1, 2018 Closed Monday, January 8 – Monday, January 15, 2018

Spring Reserves

By Alison Verbeck on November 27, 2017

Attention Spring Physics course instructors! Please send me a list of books you would like placed on reserve. If you are keeping the same books for spring that you used for fall, let me know. You can use the Online Reserve Request Form, send me an email, or put a note in my mailbox. If you are ma...

Open Access Physics Textbook

By Alison Verbeck on November 27, 2017

A physics professor at University of Massachusetts – Amherst recently created an adaptation of an OpenStax physics textbook for his course.  It is available digitally or as a pdf.  For more information on doing something similar, go to: or vis...

iTeach Symposium 2018

By Alison Verbeck on November 27, 2017

On January 9, 2018, the iTeach Faculty Symposium on Teaching will bring together faculty from all seven schools of Washington University to learn about innovative and evidence-based teaching. The biennial symposium will begin with a plenary by Mary Murphy, PhD (Associate Professor, Psychological ...

October New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on October 31, 2017

Asteroseismic data analysis: foundations and techniques / Sarbani Basu and William J. Chaplin. QB812 .B37 2017 Computational physics : simulation of classical and quantum systems / Philipp O.J. Scherer. QC20 .S34 2017 Electromagnetic wave propagation, radiation, and scattering / Akira Ishimaru. Q...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on October 27, 2017

Title: Quantification of Neonatal Lung Parenchymal Density via Ultrashort Echo Time MRI With Comparison to CT Authors: Higano, Nara S.; Fleck, Robert J.; Spielberg, David R.; Walkup, Laura L.; Hahn, Andrew D.; Thomen, Robert P.; Merhar, Stephanie L.; Kingma, Paul S.; Tkach, Jean A.; Fain, Sean B....