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CURRICULUM VITAE

STEPHEN THOMAS THORNTON

Personal Data

Office Address:

Department of Physics
University of Virginia
382 McCormick Road
P.O. Box 400714
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4714

Telephone: 804/924-6808 office
804/924-4576 fax
E-mail: stt@virginia.edu

Date of Birth: October 2, 1941
Place of Birth: Kingsport, Tennessee

Educational History

B.S. University of Tennessee 1963
M.S. University of Tennessee 1964
Ph.D. University of Tennessee 1967
Graduate Fellow Oak Ridge National Laboratory 1965-67

Professional Experience

1967-68 Research Associate in Physics, University of Wisconsin

1967-68 U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Postdoctoral Fellow

1968-72 Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Virginia

1972-82 Associate Professor of Physics, University of Virginia

1982- Professor of Physics, University of Virginia

1973-74 UVA Sesquicentennial Associate

1973-74 U.S. Senior Fulbright-Hays Fellow, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg, West Germany

1979-80 U.S. Senior Fulbright-Hays Fellow

1979-80 UVA Sesquicentennial Associate

1979-80 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Fellow, Max-Planck -Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg, West Germany

Director, Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics, University of Virginia

1986-87 UVA Sesquicentennial Associate

1997-98 UVA Teaching & Technology Fellowship

Honor Societies

Pi Eta Sigma
Sigma Pi Sigma
Tau Beta Phi
Sigma Xi

Professional Societies

American Physical Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association of Physics Teachers
National Science Teachers Association
Virginia Association of Science Teachers
National Association for Research in Science Teaching
National Middle Level Science Teachers
Virginia Math and Science Coalition

Publications

1. "N-D Scattering-Vector Polarization of Recoil Deuterons from a Polarized Neutron Beam", H.B. Willard, S.T. Thornton and C.M. Jones, Proc. 2nd Int. Symposium on Polarization Phenomena of Nucleons (Karlsruhe, Germany, Sept. 6-10, 1965), ed. by P. Huber and H. Schopper, Birkhauser, Verlag, Basel, p. 374 (1966).

2. "Search for the Trineutron", S.T. Thornton, J.K. Bair, C.M. Jones and H.B. Willard, Phys. Rev. Letters 17, 701 (1966).

3. "A Search for the Trineutron", S.T. Thornton, C.M. Jones, J.K. Bair and H.B. Willard, Proc. Int. Conf. on Nuclear Physics (1967), ed. R.L. Becker et al. (Academic Press, New York, 1967), p. 968.

4. "Test of Time-Reversal Invariance in the Reaction 16O(d,a )14N and its Inverse", S.T. Thornton, C.M. Jones, J.K. Bair, M.D. Mancusi and H.B. Willard, Phys. Rev. Letters 21, 447 (1968).

5. "Some Experimental Techniques Used in a Precision Charged Particle Absolute Cross Section Measurement", M.D. Mancusi, J.K. Bair, C.M. Jones, S.T. Thornton and H.B. Willard, Nucl. Instr. Meth. 68, 70 (1969).

6. "The D(d,n)3He Reaction from Ed=8.0 to 10.0 MeV", S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Phys. A136, 25 (1969).

7. "The 16O(d,n)17 Reaction of Ed=8.0 and 9.3 MeV", S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Phys. A137, 531 (1969).

8. "Production of a Nanosecond-Pulsed He++ Beam from a Standard 5.5 MN Van de Graaff Accelerator", S.T. Thornton, R.C. Ritter and D.A. Hills, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 77, 306 (1970).

9. "TENMO - General Tensor Moment Polarization Computer Programs", S.T. Thornton, H.B. Willard, R.C. McCulloch and H.W. Graben, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 78, 328 (1970).

10. "Test and Time-Reversal Invariance in the Reactions 16O(d,a ),14N and 14N(a ,d)16O", S.T. Thornton, C.M. Jones, J.K. Bair, M.D. Mancusi, and H.B. Willard, Phys. Rev. C3, 1065 (1971).

11. "Measurements of Neutron Polarizations Resulting from Reactions in Light Nuclei", S.T. Thornton, R.P. Fogel, C.L. Morris, G.R. Neal and J.R. Smith, Polarization Phenomena in Nuclear Reactions (University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Wisconsin, 1971), p. 871.

12. "7Li(p,n)7Be Neutron Polarization Measurements for Ep=3.0 to 5.5 MeV", S.T. Thornton, C.L. Morris, J.R. Smith and R.P. Fogel, Nucl. Phys. A169, 131 (1971).

13. "Polarization of Neutrons from the 16O(d,n)17F Reaction", S.T. Thornton, R.P. Fogel and C.L. Morris, Nucl. Phys. A170, 485 (1971).

14. "Inexpensive High Beam Current Gas Cell for Neutron Production", C.L. Morris and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Inst. and Meth. 96, 281 (1971).

15. "Measurements and Calculations of Neutron Detector Efficiencies", S.T. Thornton and J.R. Smith, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 96, 551 (1971).

16. "Measurements of T(p,n)3He Neutrons for Ep=1.5 to 5.0 MeV", J.R. Smith and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Phys. A186, 161 (1972).

17. "Measurements of D(d,n)3He Neutrons for Ed=0.87 to 5.0 MeV", J.R. Smith and S.T. Thornton, Can. Jour. Phys. 50, 783 (1972).

18. "Measurements of T(d,n)4He Neutron Polarizations for Ed=1.0 to 5.0 MeV", J.R. Smith and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Phys. A187, 433 (1972).

19. "Measurements and Analysis of the 14N(d,n)15O Reaction at a Deuteron Energy of 5.16 MeV", R.P. Fogel and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Phys. A187, 624 (1972).

20. "Characteristics of Stripping Neon Ions with Carbon Foils", S.T. Thornton, R.H. McKnight and R.C. Ritter, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 101, 607 (1972).

21. "Observation of a Missing State in 17F", S.T. Thornton, Phys. Letters 39B, 623 (1972).

22. "X-ray Production by Neon and Helium Ion Beams", R.H. McKnight, S.T. Thornton and R.C. Riter, International Conf. on Inner Shell Ionization Phenomena, Atlanta, Georgia, April 17-21, 1972.

23. "The Investigation of 16O States by the 15N(d,n)16O Reaction", R.P. Fogel and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Phys. A192, 391 (1972).

24. "Single-Nucleon Transfer Reactions and Inelastic Scattering Induced by 11B Ions Incident on 208Pb", J.L.C. Ford, Jr., K.S. Toth, D.C. Hensley, R.M. Gaedke, P.J. Riley and S.T. Thornton, Symposium on Heavy-Ion Reactions, Argonne, Illinois, PHY-1973B, p. 495.

25. "Investigation of States in 17F by the 15N(3He,n)17F Reaction", M.P. Etten and S.T. Thornton, Z. Physik. 264, 187 (1973).

26. "K-Shell Ionization of Al, V, Fe, Cu, Y, Mo, Ag, and Sn by 1-5 MeV Alpha Particle Bombardment", R.H. McKnight, S.T. Thornton and R.R. Karlowicz, Phys. Rev. A9, 267 (1974).

27. "High Spin States in 22Na", J. Gomez del Campo, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., S.T. Thornton, R.L. Robinson and P.H. Stelson, Proc. Int. Conf. on Nuclear Physics, Munich (North Holland, Amsterdam, 1973), Vol. 1, p. 167.

28. "Inelastic Scattering and Single Nucleon Transfer Reactions with 11B Ions Incident on 208Pb", J.L.C. Ford, Jr., K.S. Toth, D.C. Hensley, R.M. Gaedke, P.J. Riley and S.T. Thornton, Proc. Int. Conf. on Nuclear Physics, Munich (North Holland, Amsterdam, 1973), Vol. 1, p. 381.

29. "Population of High Spin States in 22Na by Means of the 10B(16O,a ) Reactions", J. Gomez del Campo, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., R.L. Robinson, P.H. Stelson, J.B. McGrory and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Letters 46B, 180 (1973).

30. "Excitation of Rotational Bands in 20Ne by the 10B(16O,6Li) Reaction", J.L.C. Ford, Jr., J. Gomez del Campo, R.L. Robinson, P.H. Stelson, and S.T. Thornton, Z. Physik. 260, 147 (1974).

31. "Interference Between Coulomb and Nuclear Excitation in the Inelastic Scattering of 11B Ions from 208Pb", J.L.C. Ford, Jr., K.S. Toth, D.C. Hensley, R.M. Gaedke, P.J. Riley and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Rev. C8, 1912 (1973).

32. "Study of the 10B(16O,a )22Na Reaction", J. Gomez del Campo, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., R.L. Robinson, P.H. Stelson and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Rev. C9, 1258 (1974).

33. "States in 24Mg Populated by the 10B(16O,d) and 12C(16O,a ) Reactions", J.L.C. Ford, Jr., J. Gomez del Campo, R.L. Robinson, P.H. Stelson and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Phys. A226, 189 (1974).

34. "Measurements of Neutron Polarizations from the 9Be(d,n)10B and 11B(d,n)12C Reactions", S.T. Thornton, R.C. Jordan, C.L. Morris and R.P. Rotter, Z. Physik. 266, 329 (1974).

35. "L- and M-Shell Ionization of Various Elements by Fast Alpha Particle Bombardment", S.T. Thornton, R.H. McKnight and R.R. Karlowicz, Phys. Rev. A10, 219 (1974).

36. "Neutron-Proton Polarization Measurements Near 20 MeV Incident Neutron Energy", C.L. Morris, T.K. O'Malley, J.W. May and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Rev. C9, 924 (1974).

37. "Polarization in n-d Scattering at 16.8 and 21.1 - MeV Incident Neutron Energy", C.L. Morris, R. Rotter, W. Dean and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Rev. C9, 1687 (1974).

38. "Single-Nucleon Transfer Reactions Induced by 11B Ions on 208Pb: A Test of the DWBA", K.S. Toth, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., G.R. Satchler, D.C. Hensley, L.W. Owen, R.M. DeVries, R.M. Gaedke, P.J. Riley and S.T. Thornton, Reactions Between Complex Nuclei (North Holland, Amsterdam, 1974), Vol. 1, p. 81.)

39. "On The Decay of Hole States in 16O Via a `Nuclear Auger Effect'", P. Doll, J.L.C. Ford, M. Goldschmidt, K.T. Knopfle, G. Mairle, S.T. Thornton, G.J. Wagner and C.-A. Wiedner, International Conference on Nuclear Structure and Spectroscopy, Amsterdam, Sept. 1974.

40. "Single-Nucleon Transfer Reactions Induced by 11B Ions on 208Pb: A Test of the DWBA", J.L.C. Ford, Jr., K.S. Toth, G.R. Satchler, D.C. Hensley, L.W. Owen, R.M. DeVries, R.M. Gaedke, P.J. Riley and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Rev. C10, 1429 (1974).

41. "Comparisons of Thick and Thin Target Methods for Obtaining X-ray Production Cross Sections for Fast Ion Impact", R.H. McKnight, S.T. Thornton and R.R. Karlowicz, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 123, 1 (1975).

42. "Direct 5-Nucleon-Transfer in the Reactions 10,11B(14N,9Be)15,16O and 13C(14N,9Be)18F", H.V. Klapdor, H. Reiss, G. Rosner, M. Schrader, J.L.C. Ford, Jr. and S.T. Thornton, contributed paper, Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. Clustering Phenomena in Nuclei, College Park, Maryland, April 1975.

43. "A Microscopic Description of Inelastic 12C Scattering from 208Pb", G.R. Satchler, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., K.S. Toth, D.C. Hensley, E.E. Gross, D.E. Gustafson and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Letters 60B, 43 (1975).

44. "13C + 144Sm Neutron-Transfer Reaction", S.T. Thornton, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., E. Friedland, C.-A. Wiedner and M. Goldschmidt, Phys. Rev. C12 (1975).

45. "Spectroscopic Investigation of the 144Sm(3He,a )143Sm Reaction", E. Friedland, M. Goldschmidt, C.-A. Wiedner, J.L.C. Ford, Jr. and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Phys. A256, 93 (1976).

46. "High-Spin States of the Kp = 3/2+ and 1/2+ Bands of 23Na", D.E. Gustafson, S.T. Thornton, T.C. Schweizer, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., P.D. Miller, R.L. Robinson and P.H. Stelson, Phys. Rev. C13, 691 (1976).

47. "Inelastic Scattering and Transfer Reactions from 12C Ions on 90Zr", S.T. Thornton, D.E. Gustafson, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., K.S. Toth and D.C. Hensley, Phys. Rev. C13, 1502 (1976).

48. "Nuclear Structure Study of 141Nd, 143Nd, and 143Pm by 13C-Induced Reactions on 142Nd", S.T. Thornton, T.C. Schweizer, D.E. Gustafson, J.L.C. Ford, Jr. and M.J. LeVine, Phys. Rev. C13, 1936 (1976).

49. "Study of the Coherence Widths G in 28Si measured by the 12C(16O,a ) Reaction", J. Gomez del Campo, M.E. Ortiz, A. Dacal, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., R.L. Robinson, P.H. Stelson and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Phys. A262, 125 (1976).

50. "Nuclear and Coulomb Deformation Parameters of 142Nd", S.T. Thornton, T.C. Schweizer, D.E. Gustafson, J.L.C. Ford, Jr. and M.J. LeVine, Nucl. Phys. A270, 428 (1976).

51. "Measurements and Analysis of the 208Pb(12C,13C), (12C,11B) and (12C,14C) Reactions", K.S. Toth, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., G.R. Satchler, E.E. Gross, D.C. Hensley, S.T. Thornton and T.C. Schweizer, Phys. Rev. C14, 1471 (1976).

52. "Enhanced 9Be Production in the 14N+11B Reaction", H. Reiss, H.V. Klapdor, G. Rosner, J.L.C. Ford, Jr. and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Phys. A283, 149 (1977).

53. "Non-Statistical Structure in (12C,a ), (13CA ,a ), (14N,a ), and 15N,a ) Reactions on 12C", L.C. Dennis, S.T. Thornton and K.R. Cordell, International Conference on Nuclear Structure (Tokyo, 1977).

54. "Levels in 23Na Populated by the 12C(15N,a ) Reaction", S.T. Thornton, D.E. Gustafson, K.R. Cordell, L.C. Dennis, T.C. Schweizer and J.L.C. Ford, Jr., Phys. Rev. C17, 576 (1978).

55. "Statistical Model Analysis of the 12C(14N,a ) Reaction and Coherence Widths in 26Al", K.R. Cordell, S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis, T.C. Schweizer, J. Gomez del Campo and J.L.C. Ford, Jr., Nucl. Phys. A296, 278 (1978).

56. "Correlated Spectra of Light Fragments from 720-MeV a -Induced Reactions", R.R. Doering, T.C. Schweizer, S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis, K.R. Cordell, K.O.H. Ziock and J.C. Comiso, Phys. Rev. Letters 40, 1433 (1978).

57. "Critical Analysis of Statistical Methods Used to Detect Resonances in Nuclear Reactions", L.C. Dennis, S.T. Thornton and K.R. Cordell, Phys. Rev. C19, 777 (1979).

58. "Nuclear Fragment Production from 720-MeV Alpha-Induced Reactions", T.C. Schweizer, R.R. Doering, S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis, K.R. Cordell and R.L. Parks, Phys. Rev. C19, 1408 (1979).

59. "Back-Angle Production of Light Ions from 720-MeV Alpha-Nucleus Collisions", S.T. Thornton, K.R. Cordell, L.C. Dennis, R.R. Doering and T.C. Schweizer, Phys. Rev. C19, 913 (1979).

60. "The 12C(13C,a )21Ne Reactions: High Spin States, Resonances, and Coherence Widths", K.R. Cordell, S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis, P.G. Lookadoo, T.C. Schweizer, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., J. Gomez del Campo and D. Shapiro, Nucl. Phys. A323, 147 (1979).

61. "Resonances in 12C(14N,a )22Na?", L.C. Dennis and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Rev. C22, 340 (1980).

62. "Resonances: Population of Low-Level Density Regions?", S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis and K.R. Cordell, Phys. Letters 91B, 196 (1980).

63. "Comparison of Fusion Cross Sections for 12C + 12C ® 24Mg and 14N + 10B ® 24Mg", R.L. Parks, S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis and K.R. Cordell, Nucl. Phys. A348, 350 (1980).

64. "Neutron and Proton Components of Nuclear Transitions in Pion Inelastic Scattering on 26Mg", C.-A. Wiedner, K.R. Cordell, W. Saathoff, S.T. Thornton, J. Bolger, E. Boschitz, G. Proebstle and J. Zichy, Phys. Letters 97B, 37 (1980).

65. "Resonances in Non-a -Conjugate Nuclei", S.T. Thornton, Proc. Int. XVIII Int. Winter Meeting on Nucl. Phys. (Bormiio,Italy, 1980), Vol. I, p. 133.

66. "Proton-Inclusive Cross Sections from 600-MeV Proton-Nucleus Reactions", K.R. Cordell, S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis, R.R. Doering, R.L. Parks and T.C. Schweizer, Nucl. Phys. A352, 485 (1981).

67. "Search for Resonances in 12C(9Be,a )17O", L.C. Dennis, K.R. Cordell, R.R. Doering, R.L. Parks, S.T. Thornton, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., J. Gomez del Campo and D. Shapira, Nucl. Phys. A357, 521 (1981).

68. "Proton Inclusive Cross Sections from 720 MeV a -Nucleus Reactions", K.R. Cordell, S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis, R.R. Doering, R.L. Parks and T.C. Schweizer, Nucl. Phys. A362, 431 (1981).

69. "Correlated Structures in the 14N + 12C Reaction", K.R. Cordell, C.-A. Wiedner and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Rev. C23, 2035 (1981).

70. "Entrance Channel Effects by Populating Resonances in the 26Al, 29Si and 30Si Systems", R.L. Parks, S.T. Thornton, K.R. Cordell and C.-A. Wiedner, Phys. Rev. C25, 313 (1982).

71. "Resonances in 26Al, 29Si and 30Si: Are They Entrance Channel Dependent", S.T. Thornton, Resonances in Heavy Ion Collisions, ed. by K.A. Eberhard (Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1982), p. 154.

72. "Orbiting in Collisions Between Light Heavy Ions (AT+ AP < 50)", D. Shapira, K.A. Erb, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., B. Shivakumar, S.T. Thornton, R.L. Parks and R. Cecil, Proceedings of Sympsoium on Nuclear Physics, Oaxtepec, Mexico, January 1983.

73. "Mass Excesses of 79As, 81As, and 80Ge", C.-A. Wiedner, R. Haupt, W. Saathoff, J. Haas, R. Gyufko, K.R. Cordell, S.T. Thornton, R.A. Cecil and R.L. Parks, Nucl. Phys. 411, 151 (1983).

74. "Mass Excesses of 60,62Fe, 68Ni, 69Cu, 74Zn, 73,75Ga", R. Haupt, C.-A. Wiedner, G.J. Wagner, K. Wannebo, T.S. Bhatia, H. Hafner, R. Maschuw, W. Saathoff and S.T. Thornton, Z. Physik A317, 193 (1984).

75. "Observation of Angular Momentum Saturation in Deep-Inelastic Processes Involving Light Heavy Ions", D. Shapira, D. Schull, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., B. Shivakumar, R.L. Parks, R.A. Cecil and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Rev. Letters 53, 1634 (1984).

76. "Observation of a Critical Angular Momentum for Deep Inelastic Processes with Light Heavy Ions", S.T. Thornton, R.L. Parks, D. Shapira, D. Schull, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., B. Shivakumar and J. Gomez del Campo, Proc. Workshop on Nuclear Dynamics, Copper Mountain, Colorado, March 1984.

77. "Mass Excesses from 3 Particle Transfer Reactions", M. Brauner, R. Gyufko, D. Kolbert, B. v.d. Kruchten, D. Rychel, C.-A. Wiedner and S.T. Thornton, Proc. 7th Int. Conf. Atomic Masses and Fund. Const., Darmstadt, Sept. 1984.

78. "The ORNL Gas-Jet Target", S.T. Thornton, R.L. Parks, D. Shapira, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., B. Shivakumar, and R. Novotny, article in Instrumentation for Heavy Ion Nuclear Research, ed. Dan Shapira (Harwood, New York, 1985), p. 1.

79. "The HHIRF Supersonic Gas Jet Target Facility", D. Shapira, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., R. Novotny, B. Shivakumar, R.L. Parks and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Instr. 228, 259 (1985).

80. "Mass Excess of 51Ca", M. Brauner, D. Rychel, R. Gyufko, C.-A. Wiedner and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Letters 150B, 75 (1985).

81. "Mass Excess of 147Tb", R. Gyufko, D. Rychel, M. Steck, C.-A. Wiedner, R.L. Parks and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Letters 150B, 335 (1985).

82. "Nuclear Physics Experiments with the ORNL-HHIRF Supersonic Gas Jet Target", D. Shapira, J. Gomez del Campo, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., B. Shivakumar, P.H. Stelson, B.A. Harmon, R.L. Parks and S.T. Thornton, Nucl. Instr. B10/11, 436 (1985).

83. "An Entrance Channel Limit on the Fusion of 28Si with 12C at High Energy", B.A. Harmon, S.T. Thornton, D. Shapira, J. Gomez del Campo and M. Beckerman, Phys. Rev. C34, 552 (1986).

84. "y Scaling in Electron-Nucleus Scattering", D.B. Day, J.S. McCarthy, Z.E. Meziani, R. Minehart, R. Sealock, S.T. Thornton, J. Jourdan, I. Sick, B.W. Filippone, R.D. McKeown, R.G. Milner, D.H. Potterveld, and Z. Szalata, Phys. Rev. Letters 59, 427 (1987).

85. "Effect of Entrance Channel Asymmetry on Fusion Reactions Leading To Compound Nuclei with A = 40, 42", B.A. Harmon, D. Shapira, P.H. Stelson, B.L. Burks, K.A. Erb, B. Shivakumar, K. Teh, and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Reve. C38, 572 (1988).

86. "Scattering of Polarized Photons at LEGS", A.M. Sandorfi, G. Blanpied, M. Blecher, G. Giordano, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, B.M. Preedom, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, and C.S. Whisnant, International School on Int. Energy Nucl. Physics, Venice. July, 1988.

87. "Photon Scattering from the Nucleon at LEGS", A.M. Sandorfi, G. Blanpied, M. Blecher, G. Giordano, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, B.M. Preedom, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, and C.S. Whisnant, Excited Baryons-1988 Conf., Troy, NY, Aug, 1988.

88. "The CEBAF Tagged Photon Beam", D.I. Sober, H. Crannell, J.T. O'Brien, B.L. Berman, W.J. Briscoe, K.S. Dhuga, A. Mokhtari and S.T. Thornton, Preconceptual Design Report for CEBAF End Station B, December, 1988.

89. "Electroexcitation of the D (1232) in Nuclei", R.M. Sealock, K.L. Giovanetti, S.T. Thornton, Z.E. Meziani, O.A. Rondon-Aramayo, S. Auffret, J.P. Chen, D.G. Christian, D.B. Day, J.S. McCarthy, R.C. Minehart, L.C. Dennis, K.W. Kemper, B.A. Mecking, and J. Morgenstern, Phys. Rev. Letters 62, 1350 (1989).

90. "Nuclear Matter Response Function", D.B. Day, J.S. McCarthy, Z.E. Meziani, R.C. Minehart, R.M. Sealock, S.T. Thornton, J. Jourdan, I. Sick, B.W. Filippone, R.D. McKeown, R.G. Milner, D.H. Potterveld, and Z. Szalata, Phys. Rev. C40, 1011 (1989).

91. "Longitudinal and Transverse Response Function in 56Fe(e,e_) at Momentum Transfer Near 1 GeV/c", J.P. Chen, Z.E. Meziani, D. Beck, G. Boyd, L.M. Chinitz, D.B. Day, L.C. Dennis, G. Dodge, B.W. Filippone, K.L. Giovanetti, J. Jourdan, K.W. Kemper, T. Koh, W. Lorenzon, J.S. McCarthy, R.D. McKeown, R.G. Milner, R.C. Minehart, J. Morgenstern, J. Mougey, D.H. Potterveld, O.A. Rondon-Aramayo, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, S.T. Thornton, R.C. Walker, C. Woodward, Phys. Rev. Letters, 66, 1283 (1991).

92. "Photon-Beam Polarization Asymmetries in d(g ,p)n", S. Hoblit, G. Blanpied, M. Blecher, A. Caracappa, C. Djalali, M.A. Duval, G. Giordano, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, K. Mize, L. Miceli, B.M. Preedon, A.M. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, Proceedings of the PANIC 90 Conference.

93. "Lead-scintillator Electromagnetic Calorimeter with Stereo Readout", R. Minehart, Amaryan, K. Beard, S.K. Bowling, V. Burkert, R. Demirchyan, Y. Efremenko, H.O.Funsten, K. Giovanetti, D. Joyce, L. Kramer, J. Lieb, R.M. Marshall, R. Sealock, L.C. Smith, P.K. Teng, S. Thornton, H. Weller, Conference Record of the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Vol. I, pages 682-686, Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 22-27, 1990.

94. "Beam-Polarization Observables in D(0,p)n and the Nuclear Tensor Force", G.S. Blanpied, M. Blecher, A. Caracappa, C. Djalali, M-A. Duval, G. Giordano, S. Hoblit, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, L. Miceli, W.K. Mize, B.M. Preedom, A.M. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri and C.S. Whisnant, Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 1206 (1991).

95. "Nuclear Structure Functions at x>1", B.W. Filippone, R.D. McKeown, R.G. Milner, D.H. Potterveld, D.B. Day, J.S. McCarthy, Z. Meziani, R. Minehart, R. Sealock, S.T. Thornton, J. Jourdan, I. Sick, and Z. Szalata, Phys. Rev. C 45, 1582 (1992).

96. "High Momentum Transfer RT,L Inclusive Response Functions For 3,4He", Z.-E. Meziani, J.P. Chen, D. Beck, G. Boyd, L.M. Chinitz, D.B. Day, L.C. Dennis, G.E. Dodge, B.W. Fillipone, K.L. Giovanetti, J. Jourdan, K.W. Kemper, T. Koh, W. Lorenzon, J.S. McCarthy, R.D. McKeown, R.G. Milner. R.C. Minehart, J. Morgenstern, J. Mougen, D.H. Potterveld, O.A. Rondon-Aramayo, RM. Sealock, I. Sick, L.C. Smith, S.T. Thornton, R.C. Walker, and C. Woodward, Phys. Rev. Letters 69, 41 (1992).

97. "The p(g , p 0) Reaction and the E2 Excitation of the D", G. Blanpied, M. Blecher, A. Caracappa, C. Djalali, M.-A. Duval, G. Giordano, S. Hoblit, M. Khandaker, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, L. Miceli, W.K. Mize, B.M. Preedom, A.M. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, X. Zhao, and M.A. Moinester, Physical Review Letters, 69, 1880 (1992).

98. "Photo-Nuclear Reactions with Polarized Gamma Rays", M. Blecher, G. Blanpied, A. Caracappa, C. Djalali, M.-A. Duval, S. Hoblit, G. Giordano, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, L. Miceli, W. Mize, B.M. Preedom, A.M. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R. Sealock, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, X. Zhao, Few-Body Systems, Suppl. 5, 92-94 (1992).

99. "Pion Absorption in 4He Above the Delta Resonance", L.C. Smith, R.C. Minehart, O.K. Baker, D.B. Day, K.L. Giovanetti, R. Lourie, R.M. Marshall, B. Milbrath, B.G. Ritchie, R.M. Sealock, D. Tedeschi, and S.T. Thornton, Phys. Rev. C48, R485 (1993).

100. "Recent Experiments at Legs", G.S. Adams, H. Baghaei, A. Caracappa, W.B. Clayton, A. D_Angelo, M.-A. Duval, G. Giordano, S. Hoblit, O.C. Kistner, T. Kobayashi, J.-M. Laget, R. Lindgren, G. Matone, L. Miceli, W.K. Mize, M. Moinester, C. Ruth, A. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, P. Stoler, D.J. Tedeschi, P.K. Teng, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, E.J. Winhold, Proc. Electron Synchrotron Symp., Univ. of Tokyo, Jan. 1993)

101. "Constraints on the Nuclear Tensor Force from D(g ,p p)n", L. Miceli, G.S. Blanpied, M. Blecher, A. Caracappa, C. Djalali, M.-A. Duval, G. Giordano, K. Hicks, S. Hoblit, M. Khandaker, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, W.K. Mize, B.M. Preedom, D. Rebreyend, A.M. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, A. Tam, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, and X. Zhao, Proc. PANIC XII, Perugia, Italy, June, 1993.

102. "The E2 N® D Transition from Polarized Compton Scattering", A.M. Sandorfi, G.S. Blanpied, M. Blecher, A. Caracappa, C. Djalali, G. Giordano, K. Hicks, S. Hoblit, M. Khandaker, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, L. Miceli, B.M. Preedom, D. Rebreyend, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, H. Stroeher, A. Tam, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, and X. Zhao, Proc. PANIC XII, Perugia, Italy, June, 1993.

103. "Neutral Pion Photoproduction on Deuterium Far From Quasifree Kinematics", W. Clayton, G.S. Adams, H. Baghaei, A. Caracappa, A. D_Angelo, S. Hoblit, O.C. Kistner, T. Kobayashi, R. Lindgren, L. Miceli, C. Ruth, A. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, P. Stoler, D.J. Tedeschi, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, and E.J. Winhold, Proc. PANIC XII, Perugia, Italy, June, 1993.

104. "Polarized Photon Absorption in 3He", G.S. Adams, H. Baghaei, A. Caracappa, W.B. Clayton, A. D'Angelo, M.-A. Duval, G. Giordano, S. Hoblit, O.C. Kistner, R. Lindgren, G. Matone, L. Miceli, W.K. Mize, M. Moinester, C. Ruth, A. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, P. Stoler, D.J. Tedeschi, P.K. Teng, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, and E.J. Winhold, Proc. PANIC XII, Perugia, Italy, June, 1993.

105. "Inclusive Electron-Nucleus Scattering at High Momentum Transfer", D.B. Day, J.S. McCarthy, Z.E. Meziani, R. Minehart, R. Sealock, S.T. Thornton, J. Jourdan, I. Sick, B.W. Filippone, R.D. McKeown, R.G. Milner, D.H. Potterveld, Z. Salata, Phys. Rev. C48, 1849 (1993).

106. "Exclusive Photodisintegration of 3He with Polarized Photons", D.J. Tedeschi, G.S. Adams, W.B. Clayton, C. Ruth, P. Stoler, K. Vaziri, E.J. Winhold, A. Caracappa, O.C. Kistner, L. Miceli, A. Sandorfi, C.E. Thorn, C.S. Whisnant, G. Giordano, G. Matone, A. D'Angelo, C. Schaerf, M.A. Duval, W.K. Mize, M. Moinester, H. Bagnaei, S. Hoblit, R. Lindgren, R.M. Sealock, S. T. Thornton, G. Audit, J.M. Laget, and P.K.Teng, Few-Body Systems, Suppl. 7 (1994).

107. "The E2/M1 Mixing Ratio in the Excitation of the D from Polarized Photo-Reactions", A.M. Sandorfi, G. Blanpied, M. Blecher, A. Caracappa, C. Djalali, G. Giordano, K. Hicks, S. Hoblit, M.A. Khandaker, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, L. Miceli, B.M. Preedom, D. Rebreyend, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, H. Stroher, A. Tam, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, C.S. Whisnant, and X. Zhao, Few-Body Systems, Suppl. 317, (1994).

 108. "Cross Section and Asymmetry Measurements for 16O(,pp) and 16O(,pn) using Tagged Polarized Photons", R.A. Lindgren, V. Gladyshev, H. Baghaei, A. Cichocki, T.Gresko, B. Norum, R. Sealock, L.C. Smith, S.T. Thornton, A. Caracappa, S. Hoblit, M. Khandaker, O.C. Kistner, L. Miceli, A.M. Sandorfi, C.E. Thorn, C.S. Whisnant, M. Lucas, K. Hicks, R. Finlay, J. Rappaport, and J. Ullmann, Int. Symposia on High Energy Spin Physics and Polarization Phenomena in Nuclear Physics, 1994.

109. "Exclusive Pion Production from 16O using Polarized Photons", K. Hicks, R. Finlay, J. Rapaport, R. Lindgren, V. Gladyshev, H. Baghaei, A. Cichocki, T. Gresko, B. Norum, R. Sealock. L. Smith, S.T. Thornton, A. Caracappa, S. Hoblit, O. Kistner, L. Miceli, A. Sandorfi, C. Thorn, M. Khandaker, C.S. Whisnant, M. Lucas, Int. Symposia on High Energy Spin Physics and Polarization Phenomena in Nuclear Physics, 1994.

110. "First Measurement of the Reaction 3He(g ,p p)X with Polarized Photons", C. Ruth, G.S. Adams, H. Baghaei, A. Caracappa, W.B. Clayton, A. D_Angelo, M.-A. Duval, G. Giordano, S. Hoblit, O.C. Kistner, J.-M. Laget, R. Lindgren, G. Matone, L. Miceli, W.K. Mize, M. Moinester, A. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, P. Stoler, D.J. Tedeschi, P.K. Teng, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, E.J. Winhold, Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 617 (1994).

111. "Exclusive Photodisintegration of 3He with Polarized Photons", D.J. Tedeschi, G.S. Adams, G. Audit, H. Baghaei, A. Caracappa, W.B. Clayton, A. D'Angelo, M-A Duval, G. Giordano, S. Hoblit, O.C. Kistner, J.M. Laget, R. Lindgren, G. Matone, L. Miceli, W.K. Mize, M.A. Moinester, C. Ruth, A.M. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, P. Stoler, P.K. Teng, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, and E.J. Winhold, Phys. Rev. Let. 73, 408 (1994).

112. "New Measurements of 2H(g ,p)n and Spin Problems in Coupled ND /NN Interactions", G. Blanpied, M. Blecher, A. Caracappa, C. Djalali, M-A. Duval, G. Giordano, K. Hicks, S. Hoblit, M. Khandaker, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, L. Miceli, W.K. Mize, B.M. Preedom, D. Rebreyend, A.M. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, P. Wilhelm, and H. Arenhovel, Phys. Rev. C, R455, (1995)

113. "Two-Nucleon Knockout from 16O with Polarized Photons at LEGS", H. Baghaei, A. Caracappa, A. Cichocki, R. Finlay, V. Gladyshev, T. Gresko, K. Hicks, S. Hoblit, M. Khandakar, O.C. Kistner, R.A. Lindgren, M. Lucas, L. Miceli, B. Norum, J. Rappaport, A.M. Sandorfi, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, and C.S. Whisnant, Proc. Second Workshop Elec. Induced Two-Nucleon Knockout, Gent, Belgium, May 1995.

114. "Spin Asymmetries for 16O(g ,pp -) near Delta Resonance Energies", S. T. Thornton and others, Phys. Rev. C55, R12(1997).

115. "The E2/M1 Ratio in D Photoproduction", S. T. Thornton and others, Nucl. Phys. A629, 171c(1998).

116. "Demonstrations for Children of All Ages - The Cork Cannon", Jour. Math. and Sci. 2, 47(1999).

117. "Challenges for Science and Mathematics Faculty", Jour. Math. and Sci. 2, 1(1999).

 

Abstracts

1. "Cross Sections for the (p,n) Reaction for Five Isotopes of Sn and the 120Sn(p,n)120Sb Threshold", R.L. Kernell, C.H. Johnson and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 10, 260 (1965).

2. "Errors of Phase Shifts Resulting from Elastic Differential Scattering Analysis", S.T. Thornton, D.H. Johnson and J.L. Fowler, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 10, 261 (1965).

3. "Level Structure in 15O from the Proton Bombardment of 14N", J.K. Bair, D.M. Jones, S.T. Thornton, M.L. West and H.B. Willard, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 11, 317 (1966).

4. "Test of Detailed Balance in the 16O(d,a )14N Reaction and Its Inverse", S.T. Thornton, C.M. Jones, J.K. Bair and H.B. Willard, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 11, 832 (1966).

5. "TENMO - General Tensor Moment Polarization Computer Program", S.T. Thornton, H.B. Willard, R.D. McCulloch and H.W. Graben, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 12, 480 (1967).

6. "Isobaric Analog Resonances in Proton Scattering from 136Xe", P.J. Riley, C.M. Jones, J.L. Foster, M.D. Mancusi and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 12, 565 (1967).

7. "16O(d,n)17F Angular Distributions at 8.0 and 9.3 MeV", S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 13, 1464 (1968).

8. "Polarization Analyzing Power of a Highly Efficient Liquid Helium Neutron Polarimeter", G.R. Neil and S.T. Thornton, Virginia Jour. Sci. 21, 108 (1970).

9. "Neutron Polarization Measurements", S.T. Thornton, C.L. Morris, R.P. Fogel and J.R. Smith, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 16, 518 (1971).

10. "Measurements of Neutron Polarizations from the 14N(d,n)15O and 15N(d,n)16O Reactions", R.P. Fogel and S.T. Thornton, Virginia Jour. Sic. 22, 89 (1971).

11. "Sources of Fast Polarized Neutrons", J.R. Smith and S.T. Thornton, Virginia Jour. Sci. 22, 93 (1971).

12. "Polarization of Neutrons from the 14N(d,n)15O and 15N(d,n)16O Reactions", S.T. Thornton and R.P. Fogel, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 17, 113 (1972).

13. "Investigation of the 10B(16O,d), 10B(16O,a ) and 12C(16O,a ) Reactions", J.L.C. Ford, Jr., J. Gomez del Campo, S.T. Thornton, R.L. Robinson and P.H. Stelson, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 17, 920 (1972).

 14. "Experimental Studies of the Neutron-Proton and Neutron-Deuteron Interaction at 21 MeV", S.T. Thornton, C.L. Morris, W.R. Dean and T.K. O'Malley, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 17, 929 (1972).

15. "Measurements of the Neutron-Proton Angular Distributions at 22 and 18 MeV", C.L. Morris and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 18, 551 (1973).

16. "X-ray Yields from Fast Alpha Particle Bombardment", R.R. Karlowicz, R.H. McKnight and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 18, 558 (1973).

17. "X-rays Produced from Thin Targets by Neon Bombardment", R.H. McKnight, S.T. Thornton and R.R. Karlowicz, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 18, 558 (1973).

18. "Investigation of the 10B(16O,a ) Reaction", J. Gomez del Campo, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., S.T. Thornton, R.L. Robinson and P.H. Stelson, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 18, 599 (1973).

19. "The 10B(16O,d) and 10B(16O,6Li) Reactions", S.T. Thornton, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., J. Gomez del Campo, R.L. Robinson and P.H. Stelson, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 18, 599 (1973).

20. "Inelastic Scattering and Single-Nucleon Transfer Reactions with 11B Ions Incident on 208Pb", K.S. Toth, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., D.C. Hensley, R.M. Gaedke, P.J. Riley and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 18, 1414 (1973).

21. "144Sm(13C,14C)143Sm Reaction at 66 MeV", S.T. Thornton, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., E. Friedland, C.-A. Wiedner and M. Goldschmidt, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 19, 1025 (1974).

22. "Inelastic Scattering and Single-Nucleon Transfer Reactions Induced by 98 MeV 12C Ions on 208Pd", J.L.C. Ford, Jr., K.S. Toth, E.E. Gross, D.C. Hensley, D.E. Gustafson and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 20, 576 (1975).

23. "Selective Population of High Spin States in 23Na", D.E. Gustafson, T.C. Schweizer, S.T. Thornton, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., P.D. Miller, R.L. Robinson, P.H. Stelson and J.B. McGrory, Bull. Am. Phys. 20, 829 (1975).

24. "Study of the 144Sm(3He,a ) - Reaction at 30 MeV", S.T. Thornton, E. Friedland, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., M. Goldschmidt and C.-A. Wiedner, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 20, 830 (1975).

25. "A Puzzling Case of Strong Isospin Mixing in 16O", G.J. Wagner, K.T. Knopfle, G. Mairle, J.L.C. Ford, Jr. and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 21, 514 (1976).

26. "Coherence Widths in 28Si Measured by the 12C(16O,a ) Reaction", J.L.C. Ford, Jr., R.L. Robinson, P.H. Stelson, J. Gomez del Campo, M.E. Ortiz, A. Dacal and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 21, 679 (1976).

27. "Single Particle Transfer Reactions Induced by 12C on 206Pb", T.P. Cleary, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., J. Gomez del Campo, E.E. Gross, D.C. Hensley, K.S. Toth and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 21, 579 (1976).

28. "Analysis of the (12C,13C) and (12C,11B) Reactions Induced by 12C on 208Pb", K.S. Toth, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., G.R. Satchler, E.E. Gross, D.C. Hensley, S.T. Thornton and T.C. Schweizer, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 21, 579 (1976).

29. "12C(13C,a )21Ne Reaction Excitation Functions", S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis, K.R. Cordell, T.C. Schweizer, P.G. Lookadoo, J.L.C. Ford, Jr. and J. Gomez del Campo, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 21, 970 (1976).

30. "Excitation Functions of the 12C(14N,)22Na Reaction", K.R. Cordell, S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis, T.C. Schweizer, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., and J. Gomez del Campo, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 21, 970 (1976).

31. "High-Spin States and Rotational Band Structure in 21Ne", K.R. Cordell, S.T. Thornton, L.C. Dennis, P.G. Lookadoo, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., J. Gomez del Campo and D. Shapira, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 23, 15 (1978).

32. "Reactions Induced by 720-MeV a -Particles on Al, Ag and Ta Nuclei", S.T. Thornton, R.R. Doering, T.C. Schweizer, L.C. Dennis, K.R. Cordell, J. Comiso and K.O.H. Ziock, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 23, 47 (1978).

33. "720-MeV Alpha-Nucleus Interactions", S.T. Thornton, T.C. Schweizer, R.R. Doering, L.C. Dennis and K.R. Cordell, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 23 (1978).

34. "Inclusive Cross Sections for A < 4 Reaction Products for p-Nucleus Reactions at Elab= 600 MeV", K.R. Cordell, S.T. Thornton, R.R. Doering, T.C. Schweizer, L.C. Dennis and R.L. Parks, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 23 (1978).

35. "Resonances in 12C(14Ne,a )17Na", L.C. Dennis, S.T. Thornton, K.R. Cordell, R.R. Doering, R.L. Parks, J. Gomez del Campo, J.L.C. Ford, Jr. and D. Shapira, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 23 (1978).

36. "Nonstatistical Structure in the 12C(14N,a )22Na Reactions", L.C. Dennis, S.T. Thornton, K.R. Cordell, R.R. Doering, R.L. Parks, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., J. Gomez del Campo and D. Shapira, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 24, 666 (1979).

37. "Resonances at Even High Excitation Energies", S.T. Thornton, International Symposium on Continuum Spectra of Heavy Ion Reactions; San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 3-5, 1979.

38. "Search for Resonant Structure in 26Al at High Excitation Energies", K.R. Cordell, S.T. Thornton and C.-A. Wiedner, International Conference on Extreme States in Nuclear Systems; Dresden, E. Germany, Feb. 4-9, 1980.

39. "Search for Resonances in the 14N + 12C System", K.R. Cordell, S.T. Thornton and C.-A. Wiedner, International Conference on the Resonant Behavior of Heavy Ion Systems, Athens, Greece, June 23-26, 1980.

40. "A Windowless, Supersonic, Gas-Jet Target for Heavy Ions", J.L.C. Ford, Jr., R. Novotny, D. Shapira, R.L. Parks and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 26, 595 (1981).

41. "A Search for Resonances in the 12C(17O,a )25Mg and 13C(16O,a )25Mg Reactions", Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 26, 661 (1981).

42. "Resonances in 26Al: Compound Nuclear or Entrance Channel?", S.T. Thornton, R.L. Parks, K.R. Cordell and C.-A. Wiedner, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 26, 611 (1981).

43. "Mass Excess of 147Tb", R.L. Parks, S.T. Thornton, C.-A. Wiedner, R. Gyufko and O. Hausser, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 26, 1155 (1981).

44. "Fusion Cross Sections for 9Be + 12C", L.C. Dennis, A.D. Frawley, R.L. Parks and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 27, 428 (1982).

45. "Spatial Imaging by Detection of High Energy X-Rays", S.T. Thornton, R.L. Parks, R.R. Whitney and B.A. Harmon, 4th APS Topical Conference on High Temperature Plasma Diagnostics, Boston, August 1982, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 27, 827 (1982).

46. "The Deep Inelastic Yield at Backward Angles from 28Si + 12C", D. Shapira, K.A. Erb, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., R. Novotny, D. Schull, B. Shivakumar, S.T. Thornton, R.L. Parks and R.A. Cecil, Int. Conf. on Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions, Michigan State University, September 1982.

47. "Light Ion Induced Hanbury-Brown Twiss Proton Correlations Near the Fermi Energy", R.A. Cecil, S.T. Thornton, R.L. Parks, G.R. Young, T.C. Awes and T.N. Taddeucci, Int. Conf. on Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions, Michigan State University, September 1982.

48. "First Measurements with the ORNL Supersonic Gas-Jet Target", B. Shivakumar, K.A. Erb, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., J. Gomez del Campo, D. Shapira, F. Pougheon and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 28, 645 (1983.

49. "Backward Angle Yields of Products from 28Si + 14N Collisions", B. Shivakumar, D. Shapira, J. Gomez del Campo, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., P.H. Stelson, B.A. Harmon and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc. 29, 626 (1984).

50. "On the Equilibration of the Mass Degree of Freedom in Orbiting Processes", D. Shapira, B. Shivakumar, J. Gomez del Campo, J.L.C. Ford, Jr., P.H. Stelson, B.A. Harmon and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 29, 626 (1984).

51. "Study of Evaporation Residues from 28Si + 12C Induced Reactions", B.A. Harmon, S.T. Thornton, M. Beckerman, J. Gomez del Campo and D. Shapira, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 29, 1047 (1984).

52. "An Entrance Channel Limit on the Fusion of 28Si + 12C at High Energy", B.A. Harmon, S.T. Thornton, D. Shapira, M. Beckerman, and J. Gomez del Campo, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 30, 732 (1985).

53. "Entrance Channel Limitation to the Fusion of Light Nuclei Leading to 40Ca and 42Ca", B.A. Harmon, D. Shapira, P.H. Stetson, B.L. Burks, K.A. Erb, B. Shivakumar, K. Teh, and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 31, 1205 (1986).

54. "Electroexcitation of the Delta in Nuclei", S.T. Thornton, R. Sealock, O. Rondon-Aramayo, R.C. Minehart, Z. Meziani, J.S. McCarthy, K. Giovanetti, D. Day, D. Christian, J.P. Chen, S. Auffret, L.C. Dennis, K.W. Kemper, J. Morganstein, and B. Mecking, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 31, 1221 (1986).

55. "Entrance Channel Limitation to the Fusion of Light Nuclei Leading to 40Ca and 42Ca", B.A. Harmon, D. Shapira, P.H. Statson, B.L. Burks, K.A. Erb, B. Shivakumar, K. Teh, and S.T. Thornton, Many Facets of Heavy Ion Fusion, Argonne, March, 1986.

56. "Effect of Entrance Channel Asymmetry in Fusion Reactions Leading to 40Ca and 42Ca", D. Shapira, P.H. Stetson, B.L. Burks, B.A. Harmon, B. Shivakumar, and S.T. Thornton, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 32, 1541 (1987).

57. "Inclusive Electron Scattering from Nuclei at High Momentum Transfer in the Region of Large X", D.B. Day, J.S. McCarthy, Z.E. Meziani, R. Minehart, R. Sealock, S. Thornton, J. Jourdan, I. Sick, B. Fillippone, R. McKeown, R. Milner, D. Potterveld, and Z. Szalata, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 32, 1574 (1987).

58. "Electroproduction of the Delta in Nuclei", K.L. Giovanetti, S.T. Thornton, R. Sealock, O. Rondon-Aramayo, R.C. Minehart, J.S. McCarthy, D. Day, D. Christian, J.P. Chen, S. Auffret, Z. Meziani, K.W. Kemper, L.C. Dennis, J. Morganstern, and B. Mecking, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 32, 1574 (1987).

59. "Measurements of the Transverse and Longitudinal Response Functions for Several Nuclei at Q2 Near 1 (GeV/c)2, J.P. Chen, S. Auffret, L. Chinitz, D. Day, K. Giovanetti, J.S. McCarthy, R.C. Minehart, O. Rondon-Aramayo, R.M. Sealock, S.T. Thornton, Z.E. Meziani, L.C. Dennis, K.W. Kemper, I. Sick, B.W. Fillipone, J. Jourdan, R.D. McKeown, R.G. Milner, D. Potterveld, R. Walker, C. Woodward, J. Morgenstern, and J. Mougey, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 33, 1593 (1988).

60. "Nuclear Matter Response Functions", D.B. Day, J.S. McCarthy, Z.E. Meziani, R. Minehart, R. Sealock, S. Thornton, J. Jourdan, I. Sick, and Z. Szalata, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 33, 1593 (1988).

61. "Position Sensitive Photon Beam Monitor", S.T. Thornton, S.C. Keenan, and B.D. Milbrath, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 33, 2200 (1988).

62. "Measurements of the Transverse and Longitudinal Response Functions for 56Fe at Q2 near 1 (GeV/c)2", J.P. Chen, L. Chinitz, D. Day, K. Giovanetti, J.S. McCarthy, R.C. Minehart, O. Rondon-Aramayo, R.M. Sealock, C. Smith, S.T. Thornton, Z.E. Meziani, G. Dodge, D. Beck, G. Boyd, B.W. Filippone, J. Jourdan, R.D. McKeown, R.G. Milner, D. Potterveld, R. Walker, C. Woodwar, L.C. Dennis, K.W. Kemper, W. Lorenzon, I. Sick, J. Morgenstern, and J. Mougey, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 34, 1811 (1989).

63. "The Photodisintegration of the Deuteron with Polarized Photons", K. Mize, G. Blanpied, M. Blecher, C. Djalali, M.A. Duval, G. Giordano, S. Hoblit, O. Kistner, G. Matone, R. Sealock, C. Thorn, S. Thornton, K. Vaziri, C.S. Whisnant, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 35, 928 (1990).

64. "Quasielastic RL,T Response Functions of 3He and 4He at Q2 = 1(GeV/c)2", Z. Meziani, G. Dodge, T. Koh, J. Chen, L. Chinitz, D. Day, K. Giovanetti, J. McCarthy, R. Minehart, O. Rondon-Aramayo, R. Sealock, C. Smith, S. Thornton, D. Beck, G. Boyd, B. Filippone, J. Jourdan, R. McKeown, R. Milner, D. Potterveld, R. Walker, C. Woodward, L. Dennis, K. Kemper, H. Morgenstern, I. Sick, W. Lorenzon, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 35, 1679 (1990).

65. "Measurements of the Transverse and Longitudinal Response Functions for 3He and 4He at q near 1 GeV/c", J.P. Chen, L. Chinitz, D. Day, K. Giovanetti, J.S. McCarthy, R.C. Minehart, O.Rondon-Aramayo, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, S.T. Thornton, Z.E. Meziani, G. Dodge, D. Beck. G. Boyd, B.W. Filipone, J. Jourdan, R.D. McKeown, R.G. Milner, D. Potterveld, R. Walker, C. Woodward, L.C. Dennis, K.W. Kemper, W. Lorenzon, I. Sick, J. Morgenstern, J. Mougey, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 36, 2125 (1991).

66. "3He(0,p)X with Polarized Photons", C. Ruth, G.S. Adams, W.B. Clayton, P. Stoler, D.J. Tedeschi, K. Vaziri, E.J. Winhold, A. Caracappa, O.C. Kistner, L. Miceli, A. Sandorfi, C.E. Thorn, H. Baghaei, S. Hoblit, R. Lindgren, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, S.T. Thornton, M.-A. Duval, W.K. Mize, C.S. Whisnant, M. Moinester, P.K. Teng, A.D.' Angelo, C. Schaerf, G. Giordano, and G. Matone, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 38, 914(1993).

67. "Polarized Photon Absorption by Two and Three Nucleons in 3He", D.J. Tedeschi, G.S. Adams, W.B. Clayton, C. Ruth, P. Stoler, D.J. Tedeschi, K. Vaziri, E.J. Winhold, A. Caracappa, O.C. Kistner, L. Miceli, A. Sandorfi, C.E. Thorn, H. Baghaei, S. Hoblit, R. Lindgren, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, S.T. Thornton, M.-A. Duval, W.K. Mize, C.S. Whisnant, M. Moinester, P.K. Teng, A.D.' Angelo, C. Schaerf, G. Giordano, and G. Matone, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 38, 915(1993).

68. "Neutral Pion Photoproduction on Deuterium Far From Quasifree Kinematics", W.B. Clayton, G.S. Adams, T. Kobayashi, C. Ruth, P. Stoler, D.J. Tedeschi, K. Vaziri, A. Caracappa, O.C. Kistner, L. Miceli, A. Sandorfi, C.E. Thorn, C.S. Whisnant, H. Baghaei, S. Hoblit, R. Lindgren, R.M. Sealock, L.C. Smith, S.T. Thornton, A.D.' Angelo, and C. Schaerf, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 38, 915(1993).

69. "N-D Excitation from Polarized Compton Scattering", S. Hoblit, A. Caracappa, O.C. Kistner, L. Miceli, A.M. Sandorfi, C.E. Thorn, G. Giordano, G. Matone, C. Schaerf, G. Blanpied, C. Djalali, B.M. Preedom, A. Tam, D. Rebreyend, C.S. Whisnant, R.M. Sealock, S.T. Thornton, M. Blecher, M. Khandaker, X. Zhao, K. Hicks, and H. Stroeher, Bull. Am Phys. Soc. 39, 1027 (1994).

70. "The N-D Transition from Polarized Compton Scattering" S. Hoblit, G. Blanpied, M. Blecher, A. Caracappa, C. Djalali, G. Giordano, K. Hicks, M.A. Khandaker, O.C. Kistner, G. Matone, L. Miceli, B. M. Preedom, D. Rebreyend, A.M. Sandorfi, C. Schaerf, R.M. Sealock, H. Streher, C.E. Thorn, S.T. Thornton, C.S. Whisnant, and X. Zhao, Gordon Conference on Photonuclear Reactions, August, 1994.

71. "Integrated Physical Science for K-8 School Teachers", Stephen T. Thornton, J. Preston Prather, and Raymond Bratton, AAPT Announcer, 23, 100 (1994).

72. "Cross Section and Asymmetry Measurements for 16O(g ,pp) and 16O(g ,pn) using Tagged Polarized Photons", R.A. Lindgren, V. Gladyshev, H. Baghaei, A. Cichocki, T.Gresko, B. Norum, R. Sealock, L.C. Smith, S.T. Thornton, A. Caracappa, S. Hoblit, M. Khandaker, O.C. Kistner, L. Miceli, A.M. Sandorfi, C.E. Thorn, C.S. Whisnant, M. Lucas, K. Hicks, R. Finlay, J. Rappaport, and J. Ullmann, Gordon Conference on Photonuclear Reactions, August, 1994.

73. "Science of Sound and Music", W. Jeff Liverman and Stephen T. Thornton, AAPT Announcer 25, 92(1995).

74. "Teaching Physical Science to K-12 Teachers by Satellite Television", S. T. Thornton, AAPT Announcer 24, 74 (1995).

75. "Long-Distance Teaching of Physical Science to Teachers", Stephen. T. Thornton, AAPT Winter Meeting, Reno, NV, January, 1996; AAPT Announcer 25, 66 (1995).

76. "Teaching Physical Science to K-12 Teachers by Long Distance Learning", Stephen. T. Thornton, AAPT Summer Meeting, Denver, CO, August, 1997; Announcer 27, 129 (1997).

Books

1. Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems, 3rd ed, J.B. Marion and S.T. Thornton, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Inc. San Diego, 1988.

Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems, 4th ed, Jerry Marion (deceased) and Stephen T. Thornton (Saunders, Philadelphia, 1995).

2. Student Solutions Manual for Classical Dynamics, S.T. Thornton, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Inc., San Diego, 1988.

Student Solutions Manual to accompany Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems, 4th ed, Jerry Marion (deceased) and Stephen T. Thornton (Saunders, Philadelphia, 1995).

3. Instructor's Solutions Manual for Classical Dynamics, S.T. Thornton, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Inc., San Diego, 1988.

Instructorís Manual to accompany Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems, 4th ed, Jerry Marion (deceased) and Stephen T. Thornton (Saunders, Philadelphia, 1995).

4. Physics For Scientists and Engineers, P. Fishbane, S. Gasiorowicz and S.T. Thornton, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1992.

Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 2nd ed, Paul M. Fishbane, Stephen Gasiowicz, Stephen T. Thornton, (Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1996).

5. Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 1st and 2nd ed., S.T. Thornton and A. Rex, Saunders, Philadelphia, 1993, 2000.

Reports

1. "A Fortran IV Program for Calculating General Tensor Moments of Polarization in Nuclear Reactions and Scattering", R.D. McCulloch, H.W. Graben, S.T. Thornton and H.B. Willard, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Report No. ORNL-4125 (1967).

2. "A Fortran Program for Relativistic Kinematic Calculations in Two-Body Nuclear Reactions", R.E. Phillips and S.T. Thornton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Report No. ORNL-4179 (1967).

3. "Test of Detailed Balance in the Reaction 16O(d,a )14N and Its Inverse", S.T. Thornton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Report No. ORNL-TM-1917 (1967).

4. "The CEBAF Tagged Photon Beam", S.T. Thornton with others, Preconceptual Design Report for CEBAF End Station B, December, 1988.

Proceedings

Editor of the following conference proceedings:

"Proceedings of the Heavy-Ion Summer Study, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, June 12 - July 1, 1972", USAEC Report Number CONF-720669 (1972), 638 pages.

Coordinating Editor of Proceedings and Chair of Conference:

"Charlottesville Conference, March 1999; Preparing Virginia's K-8 Teachers in Math and Science", Journal of Mathematics and Science, Vol. 2, No, 2, Fall 1999.

Graduate Students

R.C. Jordan M.S. "Polarization Measurements for the 9Be(d,n)10B and 11B(d,n)12C Reactions" (1972)

R.P. Fogel M.S. "Measurement and Analysis of Neutron Polarization Angular Distributions for the 14N(d,n) 150 and 15N(d,n) 160 Reactions" (1972)

J.R. Smith M.S. "A Systematic Measurement of Neutron Polarization Angular Distributions for the 7Li4(p,n0)7Be, 7Li(p,n1)7Be (p,n)3He, D(d,n)3He, and T(d,n)4He Reactions for Bombarding Energies from 1 to 5 MeV" (1972)

T.K. O'Malley M.S. "The Polarization of 21 MeV Neutrons Scattered by Deuterons" (1972)

W.R. Dean M.S. "Polarization in Neutron-Proton Scattering at 21 MeV" (1972)

J.W. May, Jr. M.S. "Optimum Apparatus Design for Neutron Polarization Measurements" (1973)

R.P. Rotter M.S. "Analysis of Neutron Polarizations for the 9Be(d,n)10B and 11B(d,n)12C Reactions" (1974)

C.L. Morris Ph.D. "Measurements of Neutron Polarization Angular Distributions for the Reactions 1H(n,n)1H and 2H(n,n)2H at 17 and 21 MeV" (1974)

R.R. Karlowicz M.S. "Cross Sections for X-Ray Production by Alpha Particle Bombardment in the 1.0 to 5.0 MeV Range" (1974)

D.E. Gustafson Ph.D. "High Spin States in 26Mg and 23Na Populated by Heavy Ion Reactions" (1976)

K.R. Cordell M.S. "A Critical Analysis of the Statistical Model using the 12C(14N,a )22Na Reaction" (1977)

P.G. Lookadoo M.S. "Assignment of Spin and Parity States of Ne" (1977)

K.R. Cordell Ph.D. "High Energy Proton Production in Medium Energy Nuclear Reactions" (1979)

T.C. Schweizer Ph.D. "Nuclear Fragment Production from 720-MeV Alpha-Induced Reactions" (1979)

L.C. Dennis Ph.D. "Resonant Spin Assignments of the 12C(9Be,a )17O, 12C(13C,a )21Ne and 12C(14N,a )22Na Reactions" (1979)

T.N. Taddeucci Ph.D. "The (p,n) Reaction on 13C, 14C and 14N and the Effective Nucleon Interaction" (1980) (Thesis advisor: R.R. Doering)

S. Suwana-adth M.S. "A Windowless, Supersonic Gas Jet Target for Heavy Ion Research" (1980)

R.L. Parks Ph.D. "A Study of Entrance Channel Effects by Populating Resonances in the 26Al, 29Si and 30Si Systems" (1981)

B.A. Harmon Ph.D. "Angular Momentum Limitations in Heavy Ion-Induced Fusion Reactions Leading to 40Ca and 42Ca" (1987)

D.G. Christian M.S. "Transport Analysis of the SLAC 1.6 GeV/c Magnetic Spectrometer" (1987)

S.C. Keenan M.S. "A Position Sensitive Wire Chamber" (1989)

H.E. Brookshire, III M.S. "Use of Conceptual Pedagogy in an Introductory Physics Course" (1998)

 

 

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