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Richard T. Jones

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Associate Professor

Department of Physics
2152 Hillside Road, U-3046
Storrs, CT 06269-3046
Phone: (860) 486-3512
Email: richard.t.jones@uconn.edu  Web: http://www.phys.uconn.edu/people/faculty/storrs/jones/
 
 

Education

  • Post-Doc Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana IL Nuclear, 1988-1990
  • Ph. D. Physics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg VA, 1988
  • B. Sc. Physics, Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C., 1981

 

Research Focus

  • Hadron spectroscopy
  • Strong interaction phenomenology
  • Parity-violating electron scattering
  • Special topics

 

Awards

  • Received Cunningham Dissertation Fellowship, 1986
  • Received a NATO Grant for collaboration with University of Geissen, 1985
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude with B.Sc., 1981

 

Current Publications

“Photon Tagging in the Hall D Beamline,” J. McIntyre, presented at the Gluex Graduate Student Workshop, Newport News, May 13, 2010.

“Analysis of ppbar -> phi(1020)f0(980) in the Jetset Experiment,” I. Senderovich, presented at the Gluex Graduate Student Workshop, Newport News, May 13, 2010.

“Nuclear Physics Experiments with Photons,” C. Sidrane, M. Tader, and V. Satchithanadan, presented at UConn Mentor Connection capstone event, University of Connecticut, July 30, 2010.

“Design of Electronics for a High-Energy Photon Tagger for the GlueX Experiment,” Undergraduate Honors Thesis by graduating UConn Physics Major Mitchell Underwood, awarded the Physics Department’s Katsenstein Prize for best paper by an undergraduate student, May 10, 2010.

“Internal Analysis of a Camera for a Laser Interferometer,” M. Heiss, R.T. Jones, poster presented to the UConn Frontiers in Undergraduate Research, April 16-17, 2010.

“Vibration Characteristics of a Simulated Diamond Wafer,” C. Pelletier, R.T. Jones, poster presented to the UConn Frontiers in Undergraduate Research, April 16-17, 2010.

“Probing the Forces B etween Quarks with Photons,” R. Roussel, D. Smith, A. Antoniou, talk presented at UConn Mentor Connection capstone event, University of Connecticut, July 31, 2009.

“Diamond Bremsstrahlung Radiator Assessment Using X-Ray Topography at CHESS,” R.T. Jones, I. Senderovich, K. Finkelstein, F. Klein, and P. Nadel-Turonski, presentation at CHESS Annual User’s Meeting, Ithaca, NY, June 10, 2009.

“Engineering Design of a Photon Tagging Detector for GlueX,” S. Lamb, R.T. Jones, poster presented to the UConn Frontiers in Undergraduate Research, April 17-18, 2009.

“Design of Electronics for a High Energy Photon Tagger,” M. Underwood, R.T. Jones, poster presented to the UConn Frontiers in Undergraduate Research, April 17-18, 2009.