Department of Physics
Professor Calvin W. Johnson
Some amusing quotes about research
In the department of self-promotion (which actually I shy away from but....)
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Science fiction and the human condition
March 11, 2015: My paper, "Spin-orbit decomposition of ab initio nuclear wavefunctions" has been published: Phys. Rev. C 91, 034313 (2015)
August 18, 2014: I have started a blog, for posting essays on science, science fiction, and related topics.
"Spin-orbit decomposition of ab initio nuclear wavefunctions" C. W. Johnson Phys. Rev. C 91, 034313 (2015)
"Isoscalar and isovector pairing in a formalism of quartets," M. Sambataro, N. Sandulescu, and C. W. Johnson, Phys. Lett B 740, 137 (2015).
"Factorization in large-scale many-body calculations," C. W.
Johnson, W. E. Ormand, and P. G. Krastev, Comp.
Phys. Comm. 184, 2761-2774 (2013), see also arXiv:1303:0905
This paper describes the algorithms underlying the
Other recent writing
"Lives of the Elementary Particles" (fiction)
"What the Higgs Boson Means to Me" (poetry)