Research Interests for Roxanne P. Springer

Research Interests: Theoretical Nuclear and Particle Physics

Prof. Roxanne Springer works on weak interactions (the force responsible for nuclear beta decay) and quantum chromodynamics (QCD, the force that binds quarks into hadrons). The weak interactions are an excellent place to look for fundamental symmetry violations which may occur in nature, while the study of QCD is necessary for understanding protons, neutrons, and their partner particles. Dr. Springer uses effective theories involving these forces to study processes in both nuclear and particle physics.

Recent Papers, Books and Preprints
  1. Margaryan, A; Springer, RP; Vanasse, J, scattering and the puzzle to next-to-next-to-next-to-leading order, Physical Review C, vol. 93 no. 5 (May, 2016) [doi].
  2. Schindler, MR; Springer, RP; Vanasse, J, Large- limit reduces the number of independent few-body parity-violating low-energy constants in pionless effective field theory, Physical Review C, vol. 93 no. 2 (February, 2016) [doi].
  3. Margaryan, A; Vanasse, J; Springer, R, Non-relativistic Neutron Deuteron Scattering, edited by Elster, C; Phillips, D; Roberts, C, EPJ Web of Conferences, vol. 113 (2016), pp. 08012-08012 [doi].
  4. Vanasse, J; Egolf, DA; Kerin, J; K├Ânig, S; Springer, RP, and scattering to next-to-leading order in pionless effective field theory, Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics, vol. 89 no. 6 (June, 2014), pp. 064003 [doi].
  5. Schindler, MR; Springer, RP, The theory of parity violation in few-nucleon systems, edited by A. Faessler, Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics, vol. 72 (September, 2013), pp. 1-43 [Gateway.cgi], [doi].

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