Academic and Professional Information of Louis E. Wright



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Louis E. Wright
Professor of Physics
Ohio University
 
 

Academic Preparation and Professional Experience


Academic Preparataion
Institution Degree Major Date
Louisiana State University B.S.  Physics August, 1961
Duke University Ph.D. Theoretical Physics March, 1966

 
 
Professional Experience
Position Location Duration
Professor of Physics Ohio University Sept. 1980-present
Chair, Faculty Senate Ohio University June 1997-May 1999
Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy Ohio University July 1990-June 1997
Visiting Research Professor (with Fulbright award) Insitute for Nuclear Physics, Mainz University July 1981-June 1982
Visiting Professor Chubu University, Japan Spring Quarter 1975
Associate Professor of Physics Ohio University Sept. 1973-August 1980
Assistent Professor of Physics Ohio University Sept. 1970-August 1973
Assistent Professor of Phyiscs Duke University August 1969-August 1970
Postdoctoral Research Associate (Alexander von Humboldt Awardee) Insitute for Theoretical Physics, Frankfurt, Germany Sept. 1968-July 1969
Chief, Theoretical Physics Division U.S. Army Research Office (Durham) July 1966-August 1969
Postdoctoral Research Associate Duke University March 1966-June 1966

 


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Ph.D. Dissertations Directed

Inelastic Electron Scattering and Nuclear Structure in the Distorted Wave Born ApproximationJames F. Prewitt, June, 1973.  Jim Prewitt works for a small contract research company in Albuquerque, N.M.

Exact Calculation of Matrix Elements of Relativistic Electrons in a Coulomb Field, Krishan K. Sud, August 1976.
Krishan Sud is Professor of Physics and Director of the Computer Laboratory at M.L.S. University in Udaipur, India.

The Evaluation and Energy Propagation of Relativistic Electron-Nucleus Bremsstrahlung and Virtual Photon Spectra, Claudio W. Soto-Vargas, August, 1977.  Claudio Soto is Professor of Physics at the University of Costa Rica in San Jose, Costa Rica and former department chair.

Coulomb Distortion Effects in Bremsstrahlung and Pair ProductionDan W. Kosik, August, 1980.  Dan Kosik is a tenured Associate Professor of Physics in the Physics Department at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Pion Electroproduction from Deuteron in the D(1230) Resonance RegionSatyavrat Mehrotra, August 1981.  Satyavrat Mehrotra works in the computer software business.

Coulomb Effects on the Electron Scattering Radiation Tail,   Indu Talwar, August, 1986.  Indu Talwar is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Geneseo(SUNY) in New York.

Kaon Photoproduction from Nuclei in a Relativistic Nuclear Model, Cornelius Bennhold, June 1987.  Cornelius Bennhold is an Associate Professor of Physics at George Washington University in D.C.

Final-State Hyperon-Nucleon Interaction in Kaon Photoproduction from the Deuteron, Ralf Anton Adelseck, June 1988.  Ralf Adelseck is an Executive with Siemens Corporation in Munich, Germany.

Coulomb Distortion Effects in (e,e'g) Processes, Amirul Hoque, August, 1991.  Amirul Hoque works  as a Health Physicist in Pennsylvania.

Pion Electromagnetic Production and Radiative Capture from Nuclei in the D Region,  Xiaodong Li (Frank X.-D. Lee), August, 1993.  Frank Lee began a tenure-tract Assistant Professor position at George Washington University in September of 1998 after holding postdoctoral fellowships at TRIUMF and the Univesity of Colorado.

Approximation of Coulomb Distortion Effects in Inelastic Electron Scattering Processes, Kyungsik Kim, July 1996. Kyungsik Kim is a postdoctoral fellow at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.



 
 

Publications of Louis E. Wright







D.S. Onley, J.T. Reynolds and L.E. Wright, Partial-Wave Analysis of the Inelastic Scattering of Electrons  by Nuclei,  III. Systematics of Electric Multipole Excitation,   Phys. Rev. 134, B945 (1965).

S.T. Tuan and L.E. Wright, Effects of Energy Loss on Inelastic Electron Scattering  Differential Cross-Sections, S.T. Tuan and L.E. Wright, Topical
Conference on Nuclear Spin and Parity at Gatlinburg, Tennessee,  November, 1965.

L.E. Wright and D.S. Onley,  Calculation of Electron Scattering from Partially Aligned Non-Spherical Nuclei, Nuclear Physics  64, 231 (1965).

 L.E. Wright,  S.T. Tuan and H.J. Weber, An Investigation of the Collective Giant Resonances of  Spherical Nuclei by Electron Scattering, Proceedings of the International Conference on Nuclear Structure, Tokyo (1967).

S.T. Tuan, H.J. Weber and L.E. Wright, Partial Wave Analysis of Inelastic Electron Scattering on the Collective Giant Resonance of Medium and Heavy Spherical Even Nuclei, Phys. Rev. 167, 939 (1968).

 S.T. Tuan, L.E. Wright  and D.S. Onley, A Computer Program for Analysis of Inelastic Electron  Scattering from Nuclei,  Nucl. Inst. and Methods 60, 70
(1968).

S.T. Tuan, L.E. Wright and M.G. Huber, Short-Range Correlations and Elastic Electron Scattering, Phys. Rev. Lett. 23, 174 (1969).

 L.E. Wright, A Recalculation of the Scattering of Electrons from Partially Aligned Nuclei,  Nuclear Physics A135, 139 (1969).

 L.E. Wright,  S.T. Tuan and M.G. Huber, Short-Range Correlations in 40Ca, Nuovo Cimento Lett. 3, 253 (1970).

A.E.L. Dieperink and L.E. Wright, Microscopic Description of the Charge Form Factor of 4He, Nuovo Cimento Lett. 4, 395 (1970).

L.E. Wright and  A.E.L. Dieperink, Microscopic Description of the Charge Form Factor of  4He,  Phys. Rev. C4, 355 (1971).

L.C. Biedenharn and L.E. Wright, Selected Topics on Electron Scattering as a Probe of Nuclear Structure, Lectures:  NATO Advanced Institute on Electron Scattering and Nuclear Structure,  Cagliari, Italy, 1970.

L.E. Wright, Elastic Electron Scattering and the Nuclear Magnetization Distributions , Proceedings of the International Conference on Photonuclear Reactions and Applications 1, 193 (1973).

J.F. Prewitt and L.E. Wright,  Elastic Electron Scattering and the Nuclear Magnetization Distribution, Phys. Rev. C9, 2033 (1974).

Krishan  Sud and L.E. Wright, A New Analytic Continuation of Appell's Hypergeometric Series F2, J. Math. Phys. 17, 1719 (1976).

K.K. Sud, L.E. Wright and D.S. Onley,  Radial Integrals with Finite Energy Loss for Dirac-Coulomb Functions, J. Math. Phys. 17, 2175 (1976).

L.E. Wright,  D.S. Onley and C.W. Soto Vargas, Partial Differential Matrix Equations for Generalized Hypergeometric Functions,   J. Phys. A10, L53 (1977).

 L.E. Wright, Recurrence Relations for Coulomb Excitation Matrix Elements, Phys. Rev. C 20, 393 (1979).

 L.E. Wright and  C.W. Soto Vargas, Calculation of Virtual Photon Spectrum in Distorted Wave Analysis, Comp. Phys. Comm.  20, 337 (1980).

 S. Mehrotra and L.E. Wright,  Pion Electroproduction in the Non-Relativistic Limit, Nuclear Physics A  362,  461 (1981).

 L. Tiator and L.E. Wright,  Virtual Photons in Pion Electroproduction, Nuclear Physics A 379, 407 (1982).

 L.E. Wright and  L. Tiator, Virtual Photons and Electrodisintegration of the Deuteron, Phys. Rev. C 26, 2349 (1982).

 L. Tiator and L.E. Wright, Exact PWBA Virtual Photon Spectrum for A(gv,D) R, Comp. Phys. Comm.  28, 265 (1983).

 L. Tiator and L.E. Wright, Delta Resonance and Non-Local Effects in Pion Photoproduction from Nuclei, Phys. Rev. C 30, 989 (1984).

 K. Rohrich, L. Tiator, G. Kobschall, Ch. Reifferscheid, Ch. Schmitt, V.H. Valther, K. Weinand and L.E. Wright, Pion Photoproduction on 14N at 173 Photon Energy, Phys. Lett.  153B, 203 (1985).

B.H. Cottman, K. Min, P. Stoler, P.K. Teng, E.J. Winhold, M.Yamazaki, P.F. Yergin, A.M. Bernstein, K.I. Blomqvist, J.H.J. Disterbrink, J.A. Nelson, K. Rohrich, Ch. Schmitt, L. Tiator, V.H. Valther, G. Audit, S.A. Dytman and L.E. Wright, The Measurement of 14N(g,p+ )14Cg.s. at 200 MeV:  A Test of the Distorted-Wave Impulse Approximation for Charged-Pion Photoproduction below the D(1232) Resonance, Phys. Rev. Lett. 55, 604 (1985).

R.A. Adelseck,  C. Bennhold, and L.E. Wright,  Kaon Photoproduction Operator for Use in Nuclear Physics, Phys. Rev. C 32, 1681 (1985).

 L.E. Wright and  Indu Talwar, Evaluation of Radial Integrals in Scattering Problems, J. Phys. A19, 1567 (1986).

 P.K.Teng, B.H. Cottman, K. Min, P. Stoler, E.J. Winhold, M. Yamazaki, P.F. Yergin, A.M. Bernstein, K.I. Blomqvist, J.H.J. Distelbrink, J.A.Nelson, K. Rohrich, Ch. Schmitt, L. Tiator, V.H. Valther, S.A. Dytman, and L.E. Wright, Angular Distribution Measurement of 14N(g,p+)14Cg.s. at E = 320 MeV, Phys. Lett. 177, 25 (1986).

Indu Talwar, L.E. Wright, D.S. Onley and C.W. Soto Vargas, Coulomb Effects on the Electron Scattering Radiation Tail, Phys. Rev. C 35, 510 (1987).

C. Bennhold and L.E. Wright,  Distortion and Nonlocal Effects in Relativistic Kaon Photoproduction from Nuclei, AIP Conference Proceedings  150, 914 (1986).

C. Bennhold and L.E. Wright, Relativistic Effects in Kaon Photoproduction from 12C, Phys. Lett. B 184, 11 (1987).

C. Bennhold and L.E. Wright, Pseudovector Versus Pseudoscalar Theory in Kaon Photoproduction from Nucleons and Nuclei, Phys. Rev. C 36, 438 (1987).

L.E. Wright, K.K. Sud and D.W. Kosik, Calculation of Pair Production by Intermediate Energy Photons, Phys.Rev. C 36, 562 (1987).

Yanhe Jin, L.E. Wright, C. Bennhold and D.S. Onley, 14C Beta Decay and the 14N M1 Form Factor, Phys. Rev. C 38, 923 (1988).

 R. A. Adelseck and L.E. Wright, Electroproduction of Kaons, Phys. Rev. C 38 , 965 (1988).

 R.A. Adelseck and L.E. Wright, Lambda-Neutron Interaction in Kaon Photoproduction from the Deuteron, Phys. Rev. C 39 , 580 (1989).

 L. Tiator, J. Vesper, D. Drechsel, N. Ohtsuka, and L.E. Wright, Photoproduction of  p from 14N in the D(1232) Region, Nucl. Phys. A485, 565 (1988).

C. Bennhold and L.E. Wright,  Kaon Photoproduction from Nuclei in a Relativistic Nuclear Model, Phys. Rev. C 39, 927 (1989).

R.A. Adelseck and L.E. Wright,  Reply to "Comment on 'Electromagnetic Production of Kaons", Phys. Rev. C 39, 2078 (1989).

C. Bennhold, Yanhe Jin, and L.E. Wright,  Relativisitic Multipole Operators for Semileptonic Weak and Electromagnetic Interactions, Phys. Rev. C 39, 2138 (1989).

Indu Talwar and L. E. Wright, The Radiation Tail Accompanying Elastic Electron Scattering from the Atomic Nucleus, Comp. Phys. Comm.  55, 367 (1989).

C. Bennhold and L. E. Wright, The Role of the KL N Coupling Constant in Kaon Photoproduction, Suppl. Czech. J. Phys. B 39, 165 (1989).

Indu Talwar, L. E. Wright, and Amirul Hoque, Ad-hoc Coulomb Corrections to the Radiation Tail, Phys. Rev. C 41, 382-385 (1990).

C. Bennhold, L. Tiator, and L. E. Wright, Low-energy pion photoproduction from p-shell nuclei, Can. J. Phys.  68, 1270-1278 (1990).

Xiaodong Li and L. E. Wright, Final State Lambda-neutron Interaction in Kaon Photoproduction from the Deuteron, J. Phys. G 17,1127-1137 (1991).

Indu Talwar, Amirul Hoque, and L. E. Wright, Coulomb Distortion Effects in (e,e'g) Processes,  Phys. Rev. C 44, 2694-2708 (1991).

D. Koetsier, K. Amos, L. Tiator, C. Bennhold, and L. E. Wright, Photopion cross sectins and mass 14 structures, Phys. Rev. C 45, 230-232 (1992).

Yanhe Jin,  D.S. Onley, and L. E. Wright,  Single particle analysis of (e,e') and the value of separated structure functions, Phys. Rev. C 45, 1333-1338 (1992).

Yanhe Jin, D.S. Onley and L.E. Wright, Electron Coulomb effects in quasielastic (e,e'p) reactions, Phys. Rev. C  45, 1311-1320 (1992).

Xiaodong Li,  L. E. Wright, and C. Bennhold, Kaon Photoproduction on the Neutron using Deuterium, Phys. Rev. C 45, 2011-2014 (1992).

Yanhe Jin, J.K. Zhang, D.S. Onley and L.E. Wright, Quasielastic 40Ca(e,e'p) cross sections in a many particle self-consistent Hartree model, Phys. Rev. C 47, 2024-2029 (1993).

T.C. Yates,  C.F. Williamson, W.M. Schmitt, M. Osborn, M. Deady, Peter D. Zimmerman, C. C. Blatchley, Kamal K. Seth,  M. Sarmiento, B. Parker, Yanhe Jin, L.E. Wright, and D.S. Onley, Longitudinal Response Functions for 40Ca from Quasi-elastic Electron Scattering, Phys. Lett. B 312, (1993) 382.

Xiaodong Li, L.E. Wright and C. Bennhold, Exclusive Quasifree Pion Photoproduction on Complex Nuclei in the D Region, Phys. Rev. C 48, 816-839 (1993).

Yanhe Jin, D.S. Onley and L.E. Wright, Effects of Coulomb distortion and final state interaction on the fourth and fifth structure functions, Phys. Rev. C 50, 168-176 (1994).

 Frank X.-D. Lee, L.E. Wright, and C. Bennhold, Exclusive pion radiative capture from nuclei in the D region, Phys. Rev. C 50, R1283-R1286 (1994).

L. Tiator, C. Bennhold, S.S. Kamalov, G. Knoechlein, F.X. Lee, and L.E. Wright, Photo- and Electro-production of Eta Mesons on Nucleons and Nuclei, Proceedings of the  Conference on Mesons and Light Nuclei, Strazpod Radskem, Czech Rep., July 3-7, 1995.  Few-Body Systems, Suppl. 9, 213 (1995).

C. Bennhold, L. Tiator, S.S. Kamalov,  Frank. X. Lee,  and L.E. Wright, Photonuclear Physics with Eta Mesons, Proc. of the Sixth International Symposium on Meson-Nucleon Physics and the Structure of the Nucleon,  Blaubeuren, Germany, July 10-14, 1995. pN Newsletter  11, 78 (1995).

F.X. Lee, L.E. Wright, C. Bennhold and L. Tiator, Quasifree Eta Photoproduction from Nuclei, Nucl. Phys.  A603, 345 (1996).

K.S. Kim, L.E. Wright, Yanhe Jin, and D.W. Kosik, Approximate Treatment of Electron Coulomb Distortion in Quasielastic (e,e') Reactions, Phys. Rev. C 54, 2415 (1996).

F. X. Lee, L. E. Wright, C. Bennhold,  Quasifree Pion Electroproduction from Nuclei in the D Region, Phys. Rev. C 55, 318 (1997).

K. Hicks, H. Baghaei, A. Caracappa, A. Cichocki, G. Davenport, R. Finlay, V. Gladyshev, T. Gresko, S. Hoblit, M. Khandaker, O. Kistner, F.X. Lee, R. Lindgren, M. Lucas, L. Miceli, B. Norum, J. Rapaport, A. Sandorfi, R. Sealock, L.C. Smith, C. Thorn, S. Thornton, C.S. Whisnant, and L.E. Wright, Spin Asymmetries from 16O(g,pp-) reaction near D  Resonance Energies, Phys. Rev. C 55, R12 (1997).

K.S. Kim and L.E. Wright,  Approximate Coulomb Distortion Effects in (e,ep') Reactions, Phys. Rev. C 56, 302 (1997).

C.F. Williamson, T.C. Yates, W. M. Schmitt, M.Osborn, M.Deady, Peter, D. Zimmerman, C.C. Blatchley, Kamal K. Seth, M.Sarmiento, B. Parker, Yahne Jin, L.E. Wright and D.S. Onley, Quasielastic electron scattering from 40Ca, Phys. Rev. C 56, 3152-3172 (1997).

C. Bennhold, F.X. Lee, T. Mart and L.E. Wright, Kaon Electromagnetic Production on Nuclei, Invited talk given at the International Conference on Hypernuclear and Strange Particle Physics (HYP97), Brookhaven National Laboratory, October 13-18, 1997. Published in Nucl. Phys.  A639, 227c-235c (1998).

M.A. van Uden, E.C. Aschenauer, L.J. de Bever, L.L. Castricum, S. Frullani, E. Cisbani, F. Garibaldi, D.L. Groep, M Iodice, W.-J. Kasdorp, L. Lapikas, F.X. Lee, C.J.G. Onderwater, M. Schroevers, C. Spaltro, R. Starink, G. van der Steenhoven, J.J.M. Steijger, G.M. Uricuoli, and L.E. Wright, A high resolution
16O(g,p-p) experiment, to appear in Physical Reviev C.

Frank X. Lee, Cornelius Bennhold and Louis E. Wright, Quasifree Kaon Photoproduction as a Probe of the Hyperon-Nucleus Interaction, submitted to Physical Review C.

Frank X. Lee, Cornelius Bennhold, Sabit S. Kamalov, and Louis E. Wright, Higher Nucleon Resonances in Exclusive (g, pN) Reactions on Nuclei, submitted to Physical Review C.

L.E. Wright and Chen-Hu Chang,  Photon knockout of  preformed Deltas in nuclei, Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Electronuclear Physics with Internal Targets, 1998.



 
 

Recent Invited Talks and/or Seminars





Kaon Photoproduction from Nucleons and Nuclei,  Nuclear Seminar, U. Mass, Amherst, November 17, 1988.

Kaon Photoproduction from Nucleons and Nuclei,  Joint Nuclear Seminar, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, September 28, 1989.

Photoproduction of Mesons from Nucleons in the Nucleus, Colloquium, Ohio University, Athens, April 17, 1992.

(e,e') and (e,e'p) from Medium and Heavy Nuclei in the Quasi-elastic Region,"  Seminar, TRIUMF, Vancouver, July 2, 1992.

Exclusive Quasifree Pion Photoproduction from Nuclei in the Delta Region,"  Invited Talk, Gordon Conference on Photonuclear Physics (August 10-14, 1992) Tilton School, N.H.

Exclusive Quasifree Pion Photoproduction from Nuclei in the Delta Region,"  Nuclear Seminar at Institute for Nuclear Physics in Mainz, June 21, 1993 and at the Institute for Nuclear Physics in Tuebingen, June 25, 1993.

Rosenbluth Nightmares,  Institute Nuclear and Particle Physics Seminar , Ohio University, October 5, 1993.  (With D.S.
Onley and Yanhe Jin.)

Exclusive Quasifree Pion Photoproduciton from Nuclei in the Delta Region,  Nucleat Seminar at U. of Maryland (March 10, 1994) College Park, Maryland.

Electron Induced Quasielastic Processes from Medium and Heavy Nuclei, Nuclear Seminar, University of Basel, Switzerland,  June 27, 1995.

Electron Induced Quasielastic Processes from Medium and Heavy Nuclei, Nuclear Seminar, MIT, July 25, 1995.

Photon Knockout of Preformed  D's in Nuclei, Invited Talk at the BLAST Workshop at MIT, Boston, MA. (May 27-30, 1998);  Nuclear Seminar, Institute for Nuclear Physics, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany, July 6, 1998.

Review of Relativistic and Non-relativistic Theories of the(e,e') and (e,e'p) Reactions, Invited Talk, Gordon Conference on Photonuclear Physics (July 26-31, 1998) Tilton School, N.H.