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Group members:

  • Enrique Ramírez-Homs (UTEP UG student, 2011-2014).
  • Rodolfo I. Gonzalez (UTEP UG student, 2012-2014).
  • Demetrio Corralez (UTEP UG student, 2013).
  • Alejandra Robles (High School student, 2013)

Past and present collaborators

  • Dr. Ramon Ravelo, Professor, UTEP, 2013.
  • Dr. Claudio Dorso, Professor, University of Buenos Aires, 2011-2013.
  • Pedro Giménez Molinelli, Ph.D. student, University of Buenos Aires, 2011-2013.  Pedro completed his Ph.D. studies in 2014.
  • Juan I. Nichols, Ph.D. student, University of Buenos Aires, 2011-2013.

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Current and recent collaborators

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Recent Publications

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  • J.A. López, E. Ramírez-Homs, R. González and R. Ravelo, Phys. Rev. C 89, 024611

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  • , C.O. Dorso, P. Giménez-Molinelli and J.A. López,

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Conferences, Visits, Guests, etc.

2013

Funding

  • FY17 High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) and Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) through the Army Research Office for $6,000, for period 5/2017 - 8/2017. 

  • DOD HBCU Instrumentation grant for $404 k, for period 9/2016-2/2018. See notification here.
  • BUILDing Summer Sabbatical, for period May 31 - Aug. 5, 2016, Arizona State University with Ricardo Alarcón.
  • "Isospin Diffusion", PI: J. López, DOE Visiting Faculty Program. Approx. $20,000, Pending, for the period 6/3/2014 to 8/9/2014 for J. Lopez and BS student Rodolfo I. Gonzalez.
  • Travel Grant from the American Physical Society for Rodolfo I. Gonzalez to present a poster at the 2013 Conference Experience for Undergraduates in Newport News, Va in conjunction with the fall meeting of the Division of Nuclear Physics of the American Physical Society, 23-26 October 2013.

  • "Classical aspects of the symmetry energy", PI: J. López, DOE Visiting Faculty Program. Approx. $20,000, awarded for the period 6/3/2013 to 8/9/2013 for J. Lopez and BS student Rodolfo I. Gonzalez.
  • "Nuclear matter at low temperatures", PI: J. López, DOE Visiting Faculty Program. Approx. $15,000, awarded for the period 6/2/2012 to 8/10/2012.
  • Travel Grant for Enrique Ramirez-Homs to attend the International Neutron Scattering Instrumentation School (INSIS), Rome Italy, Jul. 15-27, 2012. http://neutrons.ornl.gov/conf/insis2012/.
  • "Isospin dependence of the nuclear equation of state", PI: J. López, National Science Foundation, $186,000, Awarded for period 8/1/2011-7/30/2014.

Nuclear Physics Group Activities 


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2019

2018

  • June 4 - Aug 12, Alan Salcedo Gomez attended the MIT Summer Research Program, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. See UTEP's news report here, and Juarez El Diario Newspaper report here.
  • Sep. 27: Physics Colloquium, "Symmetry energy and phase transitions in the nuclear pasta", at Texas A&M-Commerce.
  • 25 Jun–14 Jul. 2018, Guest Claudio Dorso, Universidad de Buenos Aires. On July 13 Claudio gave the Physics Seminar "Measles Outbreaks. Is the World Health Organization wrong?"
  • June 11-15: Talk "Phase transitions and symmetry energy in nuclear pasta", delivered at the 15th Varenna Conference on Nuclear Reaction Mechanisms, Varenna, Italy. Supported by the Bouchet Award of the American Physical Society. See program here.
  • May. 9: Thesis Defense, of my M.S. student Selim Romero; "Geant4 study of a gamma ray collimator for proton therapy".

  • May. 8: Thesis Defense, of my M.S. student Omar Hernández; "Geant4 study of proton-tissue interactions".
  • 3 - 8 Apr. 2018, Guest Alfredo Aranda, Universidad de Colima, Research guest and seminar speaker: “A hidden interaction with flipped generations”, 5/Apr/2018.

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2014 

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Summer 2017 students Gicela Saucedo (UTEP) and Víctor Lizarraga (Culiacán, Mexico), investigators of the nuclear pasta and neutron difussion.Image Added

Summer 2017 students Gicela Saucedo (UTEP) and Víctor Lizarraga (Culiacán, México), investigators of the nuclear pasta and neutron difussion.

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2013

  • Dec. 9-12: Talk by J.A. López at JUSTIPEN-JUSEIPEN Workshop in RIKEN in Tokyo, Japan. JUSTIPEN is The Japan-U.S. Theory Institute for Physics with Exotic Nuclei.
  • Oct. 23-26: Poster presentation by B.S. student Rodolfo I. Gonzalez at the 2013 Conference Experience for Undergraduates in Newport News, Va in conjunction with the fall meeting of the Division of Nuclear Physics of the American Physical Society.
  • Sep. 27: Invited Talk by J.A. López "Cold nuclear matter" in Symposium on Low Temperature Physics at UACJ, in Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

2012

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  •  by J.A. López "Nuclear matter at low temperatures and densities: the pasta revisited" in Nuclear Physics Forum at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab's 88-inch Cyclotron.
  • Aug. 5: J.A. López, Member of Organizing Committee of Latin American Symposium of Nuclear Physics and Applications,

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  • Dec. 2013 in Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • Jul. 15-27, Enrique Ramirez-Homs participated in the International Neutron Scattering Instrumentation School (INSIS), Rome Italy, Jul. 15-27, 2012. http://neutrons.ornl.gov/conf/insis2012/.

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  • J.A. López with student Enrique Ramirez-Homs and collaborator Dr. Claudio Dorso (U Buenos Aires).
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  • Nuclear liquid-gas phase change, what have we learned?" at IFUNAM in Mexico City.
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2011

2010

2009 

  • Oct. 23: Hyer Award to J.A. Muñoz and J.A. López from the Texas Section of the American Physical Society in San Marcos, TX. for Research with undergraduate student "Probabilistic aspects of isoscaling".  See information here.



 


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