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Professor Calvin W. Johnson

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Refereed Publications                                                              

1.  “Geochemical Integrations of the Neutrino Flux from Stellar Collapses,”  W. C. Haxton and C. W. Johnson, Nature  333, (1988) 325.

2. “Weak Interaction Rates in 16O,” W. C. Haxton and C. W. Johnson,  Phys. Rev. Lett.  65 (1990) 1325.

3.  “The Fate of 7Be in the Sun,” C. W. Johnson, E. Kolbe, S. E. Koonin, and K. Langanke, Ap. J. 392 (1992) 320.

4. “Optical Model Description of Parity-Nonconserving Neutron Resonances,” S. E. Koonin,     C. W. Johnson and P. Vogel, Phys. Rev. Lett.  69 (1992) 1163.  

5. “Monte Carlo Methods for the Nuclear Shell Model,”  C. W. Johnson, S. E. Koonin, G. H. Lang, and W. E. Ormand,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 69 (1992) 3157.

6. “Monte Carlo Evaluation of Path Integrals for the Nuclear Shell Model,”  G. H. Lang, C. W. Johnson, S. E. Koonin,  and W. E. Ormand, Phys. Rev. C  48 (1993) 1518.

7. “Demonstration of the auxiliary-field Monte Carlo approach for sd-shell nuclei,'' W. E. Ormand, D. J. Dean, C. W. Johnson, G. H. Lang, and S. E. Koonin, Phys. Rev. C  49 (1994) 1422.

8. “Hermitian boson mapping and finite truncation,'' C. W. Johnson and J. N. Ginocchio,  Phys. Rev. C  50 (1994) R571.

9. “Unified theory of fermion pair to boson mapping in full and truncated spaces, ''  J. N. Ginocchio and C. W. Johnson,  Phys. Rev. C. 51 (1995) 1861.

10. “Orderly spectra from random interactions,'' C. W. Johnson,  G. F. Bertsch,  and D.J.Dean , Phys. Rev. Lett. 80 (1998) 2749.

11. “Solar fusion rates,'' E. Adelberger, et al.;  Rev. Mod. Phys. 70 (1998) 1265.

12. “A Lanczos algorithm and energy-weighted sum rules for linear response,''  C. W. Johnson,  G. F. Bertsch,  and W. Hazelton, Comp. Phys. Comm. 120 (1999) 155.

13. “Generalized seniority from random interactions,'' C. W. Johnson, G. F. Bertsch,   D. J. Dean, and I. Talmi,  Phys. Rev. C  61, 014311 (2000).

14. “Sum rules regarding the sign problem in Monte Carlo shell model calculations,''  C. W. Johnson and D. J. Dean,  Phys. Rev. C. 61, 044327 (2000).

15. “Spin structure of many-body systems with two-body random  interactions,''   L. Kaplan, T. Papenbrock, and C. W. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 63, 014307 (2000).

16. “SU(3) symmetry breaking in lower pf-shell nuclei,” V. Gueorguiev,  J. P  Draayer, and C. W. Johnson,  Phys. Rev. C  63 014318 (2000). 

17. "A mixed-mode shell-model theory for nuclear structure studies," V. Gueorguiev, W. E. Ormand, C. W. Johnson, and J. P. Draayer, Phys. Rev. C  65 024314 (2002).

18. ``The random phase approximation vs. exact shell-model correlation energies,'' I. Stetcu and  C. W. Johnson,  Phys. Rev. C 66 034301 (2002).

19. ``SU(3) vs. projected Hartree-Fock state,'' C. W. Johnson,  I. Stetcu, and J. P. Draayer, Phys. Rev. C 66, 034312 (2002).

20.   "Scalar ground-state observables in the random phase approximations,'' C. W. Johnson and I. Stetcu,  Phys. Rev. C  66, 064304 (2002).

21.  "Tests of the random phase approximation for transitions strengths,'' I. Stetcu and  C. W. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C. 67, 043315 (2003).

22.  “Level densities in 56,57Fe and  96,97Mo,” A. Schiller, E. Tavukcu,  L.A. Bernstein, P.E. Garrett, M. Guttormsen, M. Hjorth-Jensen, C.W. Johnson, G.E. Mitchell, J. Rekstad, S. Siem, A. Voinov, and W. Younes.  Phys. Rev. C. 68, 054326 (2003).  

23.  “Gamow-Teller transitions and deformation in the proton-neutron random phase approximation,” I. Stetcu and C. W. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C. 69, 024311 (2004).

24.  “Behavior of shell-model configuration moments,” E. Teran and C. W. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 73, 024303 (2006).

25.  “Simple models for shell-model configuration densities,” E. Teran and C. W. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 74, 067302 (2006).

26.  “Time-integrated supernova neutrino flux from a nearby cluster,” V. T. Nguyen and C. W. Johnson, Astroparticle Physics 27, 233-237 (2007).

27.  “Benchmark calculation of inclusive electromagnetic response in the four-body nuclear system,” I. Stetcu, S. Quaglioni S. Bacca,, B. R. Barrett, C. W. Johnson, et al. Nucl. Phys. A 785, 307-321 (2007).

28.  “New puzzle for many-body systems with random interactions,” C. W. Johnson and H. A. Nam, Phys. Rev. C 75, 047305 (2007).

29.  “Model space truncation in shell-model fits”, G. F Bertsch and C. W. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 80, 027302 (2009).

30.  “Collapse of the random phase approximation: examples and counter-examples from the shell model,” C. W. Johnson and I. Stetcu, Phys. Rev C 80, 024320 (2009).

31.  "Sensitivity analysis of random two-body interactions," C.W. Johnson and P.G. Krastev, Phys. Rev. C 81, 054303 (2010).

32.  "Many-body fits of phase-equivalent effective interactions," C.W. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 82, 031303(R) (2010).

33.  "Alpha-like quartet condensation and isovector pairing correlations in N=Z nuclei," N. Sandulescu, D. Negrea, J. Dukelsky, and C. W. Johnson, Phys Rev C 85, 061303(R) (2012).

34.  "Four-nucleon alpha-type correlations and proton-neutron pairing away of N=Z line," N. Sandulescu, D. Negrea, and C. W. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 86, 041302(R) (2012).

35.  "Comparison of Gamow-Teller strengths in the random-phase approximation," J.-U. Nabi and C. W. Johnson, J. Phys. G  40, 065202 (2013).

36.  "Computational Quantum Nuclear Many-body Problem: the UNEDF Project", S. Bogner et al, Comp. Phys. Comm. 184, 2235-2250 (2013).

37. "Factorization in large-scale many-body calculations," C. W. Johnson, W. E. Ormand, and P. G. Krastev, Comp. Phys. Comm. 184, 2761-2774 (2013).

38. "Operator evolution for ab initio theory of light nuclei" M. D. Schuster,  S. Quaglioni, C. W. Johnson, E. D. Jurgenson, and P. Navratil, Phys. Rev. C 90,  011301(R) (2014).

39. " Testing the spin-cutoff parameterization with shell-model calculations," W. M. Spinella and C. W. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 90, 014315 (2014).

40. "Isoscalar and isovector pairing in a formalism of quartets," M. Sambataro, N. Sandulescu, and C. W. Johnson, Phys. Lett B 740, 137 (2015).

41. "Spin-orbit decomposition of ab initio wavefunctions," C. W. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 91, 034313 (2015).

42. "Operator evolution for ab initio electric dipole transitions of 4He," M. D. Schuster, S. Quaglioni, C. W. Johnson, E. D. Jurgenson, and P. Navratil, Phys. Rev. C 92, 014320 (2015).

43. "Systematics of strength function sum rules," C. W. Johnson, Phys. Lett. B 750, 72-75 (2015)

 

 Conference proceedings                                                                     

1.  ``Application of the Lund String Fragmentation Model at the Beginning of the Scaling Region,'' F. S. Dietrich and C. W. Johnson, in ``Research Program at CEBAF II,'' Report of the 1986 Summer Study Group, V. Burkert, et al., eds., p. 389

2. ``The Possiblity of Radiogeochemical Limits on Stellar Collapse Rates in the Galaxy,''  C. W. Johnson, in Trends in Astroparticle Physics, D. Cline and R. Peccei, editors (World Scientific, Singapore)  1992, p. 526.


3. ``From the shell model to the interacting boson model,'' J. N. Ginocchio  and C. W. Johnson, in ``Frontiers in Physics,'' T. Otsuka, ed. (World Scientific, 1994).

4. ``Finite boson mappings of fermion systems,'' C. W. Johnson and J. N. Ginocchio, Perspectives for the Interacting  Boson Model, R. F. Casten, et al, eds. (World Scientific, 1994) 201.

5. ``Fermion to boson mappings revisited,'' J. N. Ginocchio and C. W. Johnson,  Phys. Rep.  264 (1996) 153.

6. ``Orderly spectra from random interactions: robust results,'' C. W. Johnson, Rev. Mex.  Fiz.  45 suppl. 2 (1999) 25.

7. ``Order from chaos in the shell model,'' C. W. Johnson,  Capture Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Related Topics: 10th   International Symposium (AIP Conference Proceedings 529) p. 518, Stephen  Wender, ed., (AIP, Melville, New York, 2000).

8. “Pairing from random interactions,” C. W Johnson, Nucl. Phys. A 704 (2002) 276.

9.  “Collectivity, computers, and chaos,” Calvin W. Johnson, in Computational and Group Theoretical Methods in Nuclear Physics, J. Escher,  et al, eds (World Scientific, Singapore, 2004); arXiv:nucl-th/0303076

10.  “Oblique-basis calculations for 44Ti,” V.G. Gueorguiev, J. P. Draayer, W. E. Ormand, and  C. W. Johnson, in Computational and Group Theoretical Methods in Nuclear Physics, J. Escher,  et al, eds (World Scientific, Singapore, 2004).

11. “Shortcuts to nuclear structure: lessons in Hartree-Fock, RPA, and the no-core shell model,” C. W. Johnson and I. Stetcu, Int. J. Mod. Phys. E 14, 57 (2005).

12. “Electromagnetic transitions with effective operators,” I. Stetcu, B. R. Barrett, P. Navratil, and C. W. Johnson, Int. J. Mod. Phys. E 14, 95 (2005).

13. “A Statistical Spectroscopy Approach For Calculating Nuclear Level Densities,” E. Teran and C. W. Johnson,  European Physical Journal A 25, s1.673 (2005).

14. “Collective behavior in random interactions,” C. W. Johnson and H. Nam, Rev. Mex. Fis. suppl. 52, 44 (2006).  (arXiv:nucl-th/0601093.)

15. “The nuclear density of states and the role of the residual interaction,” C. W. Johnson and E. Teran, Workshop Proceedings on “Perspectives on Nuclear Data for the Next Decade,” Bruyères-le-Châtel, NEA NO. 6121 (2006). (arXiv:nucl-th/0512008)

16. “Bulk Properties of Iron Isotopes,” E. Algin, et al, Proceedings of the International Confrence on Nuclear Stucture and Related Topics in Dubna, June 13-17, 2006; Physics of Atomic Nuclei 70, 1634 (2007).

17.  “Benchmark calculation of inclusive electromagnetic response in the four-body nuclear system,” S. Quaglioni ,I. Stetcu, S. Bacca,, B. R. Barrett, C. W. Johnson, et al. Nucl. Phys. A 790, 372C-375C (2007).

18.  “Moment methods and the nuclear level density,” C. W. Johnson, Proceedings of the 2007 International Workshop on Compound-Nuclear Reactions and Related topics, p. 53 (AIP Conference Proceedings 1005, J. Escher, F.S. Dietrich, T. Kawano, and I.J. Thompson, eds., Melville, New York 2008).

19. "The Origin of Order in Random Matrices with Symmetries," C.W. Johnson in, "Beauty in Physics: Theory and Experiment," AIP Conference Proceedings 1448, R. Bijker, ed., p. 101 (AIP, Melville, NY 2012) ; arxiv:1206.5748

20. “Random matrices, point-group symmetries, and many-body systems," C. W. Johnson Rom. Journ. Phys. 60, 772–781 (2015); proceedings of  “Advanced many-body and statistical methods in mesoscopic systems II”, September 1-5, 2014, Brasov, Romania.

21.  "Proton-neutron pairing in self-conjugate nuclei in a formalism of quartets," M. Sambataro, N. Sandulescu, and C. W. Johnson,  Rom. Journ. Phys., 60, 799–804 (2015);  proceedings of  “Advanced many-body and statistical methods in mesoscopic systems II”, September 1-5, 2014, Brasov, Romania.

Conference Proceedings (continued)                                                    Calvin W. Johnson

22. “Toward a Fundamental Understanding of Nuclear Reactions and Exotic Nuclei,”
S. Quaglioni, G. Hupin, J. Langhammer, C. Romero-Redondo, M. D. Schuster, C. W. Johnson, P. Navratil, and R. Roth, Proceedings of the Conference on Advances in Radioactive Isotope Science (ARIS2014).

23. "Parallel Implementation and Performance Optimization of the Configuration-Interaction Method," H. Shan,  K. S. McElvain, C. W. Johnson, S. Williams, and W. E. Ormand, Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (Supercomputing 2015), ACM, 9 (2015).

 

Preprints                                                                                              Calvin W. Johnson

1.  ``A Precise Calibration of the SLAC 8 GeV Spectrometer Using the Floating Wire Technique,'' L. Andivahis, F. S. Dietrich, C. W. Johnson, A. Lung, G. G. Petratos, K. Van Bibber, and L. W. Whitlow, SLAC-PUB-5733.

2. “Statistical models of nuclear level densities,'' C. W. Johnson, J. Nabi, W. E. Ormand, arXiv:nucl-th/0105041.

3. “Reliable estimates of level densities using statistical spectroscopy,'' J. Nabi,  C. W. Johnson, W. E. Ormand, arXiv:nucl-th/0111067

4. “Statistical spectroscopic calculations of expectation values and spin-cutoff factors,”  C. W. Johnson,J. Nabi, W. E. Ormand, arXiv:nucl-th/0111068.

5. “Study of 44Ti in a Mixed-Symmetry Basis,” V. G. Gueorguiev, J. P. Draayer, W. E. Ormand, and  C. W. Johnson, arXiv:nucl-th/0305054.

6. "Random matrices, symmetrices, and many-body states," C.W. Johnson, arxiv:1103.4161.

7. "Many-body approximations for atomic binding energies," M. D. Schuster, C. W. Johnson, and J. T. Staker, arxiv:1111.3998.

8. "Excitation spectra from angular momentum projection of Hartree-Fock states and the configuration-interaction shell model," J. T. Staker and C. W. Johnson, arXiv: 1304.7292, in revision

9. “Ab initio calculation of the photonuclear cross section of 10B,” M. K. G. Kruse, W. E. Ormand, and C. W. Johnson, arXiv:1502.03464, submitted to Phys Rev. Lett. (in revision)

10. "Quasi-dynamical symmetries in the backbending of 48,49,50Cr," R. A. Herrera and C. W. Johnson, arXiv:1607.00887, submitted to PRC.


 

Conference proceedings edited

1. Proceedings of the International Conference on "Blueprints for the Nucleus",  C. W. Johnson, ed.,  Intl. J.  Mod. Phys E, 14, 2005.

2.  Horizons of Innovative Theories, Experiments, and Supercomputing in Nuclear Physics  (HITES 2012), K. D. Launey, M. A. Caprio, J. E. Escher, J. G. Hirsch, and C. W. Johnson, eds,, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 403, IOP Publishing, 2012.