Stephen Paul Boughn

Publications:

  1. "Mechanical Oscillations Induced by Penetrating Particles" (with B. L. Beron, W. O. Hamilton, R. Hofstadter and T. W. Martin), IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 17, 65 (1970).
  2. "Isotropy of the Microwave Background at 8 mm" (with D. Fram and R. B. Partridge), Ap. J. 165, 439 (1971).
  3. "Two Gravity-Wave Detectors:  A Comparison" (with S. N. Rasband, P. B. Pipes and W. O. Hamilton), Phys. Rev. Letters 28, 253 (1972).
  4. "Low Temperature Gravity Wave Detectors" (with W. M. Fairbank, M. S. McAshan, J. E. Opfer, H. J. Paik and R. C. Taber), Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (Boulder, Colorado, 1972).
  5. "Search for Gravitational Radiation Using Low Temperature Techniques" (with W. M. Fairbank, J. E. Opfer, H. J. Paik, and R. C. Taber), Proceedings of the International Summer School of Physics 'Enrico Fermi', (Varenna, Italy, 1972).
  6. "Gravity Wave Flux Implied by Weber’s Experiments", Gravity Research Foundation Essay (1972).
  7. "The Use of Cryogenic Techniques to Achieve High Sensitivity in Gravitational Wave Detectors" (with W. M. Fairbank, M. McAshan, H. J. Paik, R. C. Taber, T. P. Bernat, D. G. Blair and W. O. Hamilton), Proceedings of the I.A.U. Conference on Gravitational Radiation and Gravitational Collapse (Warsaw, Poland, 1973).
  8. "The Velocity of Gravity and Possibilities for its Measurement", Gravity Research Foundation Essay - honorable mention (1973).
  9. "Gravity, Electromagnetism, and the Structure of Space-Time:  Is Unified Field Theory a Red Herring?", Gravity Research Foundation Essay (1974).
  10. "Electromagnetic Radiation Induced by a Gravitational Wave", Phys. Rev. D 11, 248 (1975).
  11. "Preliminary Measurements with a 4 K Gravitational Wave Antenna" (with M. S. McAshan, H. J. Paik, R. C. Taber, W. M. Fairbank and R. P. Giffard), Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (Helsinki, Finland, 1975).
  12. I. The Interaction of Gravitational Waves with Matter and II. The Design and Construction of a Cryogenic Gravitational Wave Detector, Ph.D. Dissertation and High Energy Physics Laboratory Report No. 764, Stanford University (1975).
  13. "Gravitational Wave Detectors of Increased Sensitivity" (with R. P. Giffard, H. J. Paik, W. M. Fairbank, M. S. McAshan and R. C. Taber), Proceedings of the International School of Physics 'Enrico Fermi' (Varenna, Italy, 1976).
  14. "The Search for Gravitational Radiation" (with H. J. Paik), Mercury 5, No. 3, 9 (May/June, 1976).
  15. "Cryogenic Approach to an Optimal Gravitational Wave Detector" (with H. J. Paik, W. M. Fairbank, R. P. Giffard, J. N. Hollenhorst, M. S. McAshan and R. C. Taber), Proceedings of the Accademic Nazionale dei Lincei International Symposium on Experimental Gravitation (Pavia, Italy, 1976).
  16. "The Observation of Mechanical Nyquist Noise in a Cryogenic Gravitational Radiation Antenna" (with H. J. Paik, W. M. Fairbank, R. P. Giffard, J. N. Hollenhorst, M. S. McAshan and R. C. Taber), Phys. Rev. Letters 38, 454 (1977).
  17. "Progress Report on the Stanford Refrigerated Gravitational Radiation Antenna" (with H. J. Paik, W. M. Fairbank, R. P. Giffard, M. S. McAshan and R. C. Taber), presented at the Eighth International Conference on Gravitation and Relativity (Waterloo, Ontario, 1977).
  18. "Detecting Gravitational Waves", American Scientist 68, 174 (1980).
  19. "Dipole and Quadrupole Anisotropy of the 2.7 K Radiation" (with E. S. Cheng and D. T. Wilkinson ), Ap. J. Letters 243, L113 (1980).
  20. "A New Limit on the Mass-to-Light Ratio of the Halo of NGC 4565" (with P. R. Saulson and M. S. Seldner), Ap. J. Letters 250, L15 (1981).
  21. "Design and Performance of Cryogenic Enclosures for Long Duration Testing of Large Samples" (with W. O. Hamilton, P. B. Pipes, S. Kleve, T. P. Bernat, D. G. Blair, D. H. Darling, D. Dewitt, M. S. McAshan, R. Taber, W. M. Fairbank, W. P. Montgomery and W. C. Oelfke), Cryogenics 22, 107 (1982).
  22. "Observations with a Low-Temperature, Resonant Mass, Gravitational Radiation Detector" (with W. M. Fairbank, R. P. Giffard, J. N. Hollenhorst, E. R. Mapoles, M. S. McAshan, P. F. Michelson, H. J. Paik, and R. C. Taber), Ap. J. Letters 261, L19 (1982).
  23. "Infrared Photometry of the Halo of M87" (with P. R. Saulson), Ap. J. Letters 265, L55 (1983).
  24. "Gravitational Wave Excitation of the 160-min Solar Oscillation?" (with J. R. Kuhn), Nature 308, 164 (1984).
  25. "Using Solar Oscillations to Search for Gravitational Radiation" (with R. Kuhn), Proceedings of I.A.U. Colloquium (Leige, Belgium, 1985).
  26. "Limits on a Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background from Observations of Terrestrial and Solar Observations" (with J. R. Kuhn), Ap. J. 286, 387 (1985).
  27. "The Smoothness of the 2.2 micron Background:  Constraints on Models of Primeval Galaxies" (with P. R. Saulson and J. M. Uson), Ap. J. 301, 17 (1986).
  28. "A Search for Extragalactic Background Light Using the Dark Molecular Cloud L134" (with J. R. Kuhn), Ap. J. 309, 33 (1986).
  29. "Diffuse Infrared Emission from Rich Clusters:  Constraints of Dark Matter" (with J. M. Uson), Radio Continuum Processes in Clusters  of Galaxies—Greenbank Workshop #16, ed. C. P. O'Dea and J. M. Uson (Greenbank, WV 1987), 329.
  30. "Limits on a Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background from Observations of Earth Normal Modes" (with J. R. Kuhn), Proceedings of the 13th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics (Chicago, Illinois 1987).
  31. "How Good Is the Earth as a Gravitational Wave Detector?" (with S. vanHook, C. M. O'Neill, and R. Raghavan), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Experimental Gravitational Physics (Guangzhou, China 1987).
  32. "Toward a Quantum-Limited Resonant-Mass Gravitational Radiation Detector" (with P. F. Michelson, M. Bassan, R. P. Giffard, J. N. Hollenhorst, E. R. Mapoles, M. S. McAshan, B. E. Moskowitz, H. J. Paik and R. C. Taber) in Near Zero:  New Frontiers of Physics (W. H. Freeman and Co., New York 1988), 713.
  33. "The Case of the Identically Accelerated Twins", American Journal of Physics 57, 791 (1989).
  34. A Balloon-Borne Experiment for Observations of the Near-Infrared Cosmological Background (with S. Cortiglioni, G. Giovannini, N. Mandolesi, G. Morigi, G. Ventura, and R. Partridge), IL Nuovo Cimento 13, 529 (1990).
  35. "CCD Observations of Diffuse Light in the Rich Cluster A2029" (with J. R. Kuhn and J. M. Uson), Galactic and Extragalactic Background Radiation, S. Bowyer and C. Leinert (eds.) (IAU, the Netherlands, 1990), pp 357–363.
  36. "A Balloon Borne 19 GHz Radiometer" (with E. S. Cheng, D. A. Cottingham, and D. J. Fixsen), Rev. Sci. Instrum. 61, 158 (1990).
  37. "Observational Limits on a Millihertz Stochastic Background of Gravitational Radiation" (with S. J. VanHook and C. M. O'Neill), Ap. J. 354, 406 (1990).
  38. "The Central Galaxy in Abell 2029:  An Old Supergiant" (with J. Uson and J. Kuhn), Science 250, 539 (1990).
  39. "Method for Calibrating Resonant-Mass Gravitational Wave Detectors" (with M. Bassan, W. Fairbank, R. Giffard, P. Michelson, J. Price, and R. Taber), Rev. Sci. Instrum. 61, 1 (1990).
  40. "Limits on Gaussian Fluctuations in the Cosmic Microwave Background at 19.2 GHz (with E. Cheng, D. Cottingham, and D. Fixsen), After the First Three Minutes, S. Holt, C. Bennett, and V. Timble (eds.) (American Institute of Physics, New York, 1991), pp. 107-112.
  41. "Large-Aperture BVRJK Photometry of Rich Abell Clusters:  Constraints on Dark Matter" (with J. Uson), Ap. J. 369, 38 (1991).
  42. "Diffuse Light in Dense Clusters of Galaxies. I. R–band Observations of Abell 2029" (with J. Uson and J. Kuhn), Ap. J. 369, 46 (1991).
  43. "Gravitational Radiation", Van Nostrand Reinhold Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Maran and Ubell (eds.), 1991.
  44. "The Microwave Background" (with R. B. Partridge), Van Nostrand Reinhold Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Maran and Ubell (eds.), 1991.
  45. "Limits on Gaussian Fluctuations in the Cosmic Microwave Background at 19.2 GHz (with E. Cheng, D. Cottingham, and D. Fixsen), Ap. J. 391, L49 (1992).
  46. "A Comparison of the Cosmic Microwave and Cosmic X-Ray Backgrounds:  Constraints on Local Sources of the Fluctuations Observed by COBE" (with K. Jahoda), Ap. J. Letters 412, L1 (1993).
  47. "Constraints on MACHOs from Infrared Observations of Galaxies and Clusters" (with J. M. Uson), Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Sources of Dark Matter in the Universe, ed. D. B. Cline (World Scientific Publishing, Singapore), pp. 150–155 (1995).
  48. "Constraints on the Dwarf Star Content of Dark Matter" (with J. Uson), Phys. Rev. Letters 74, 216 (1995).
  49. "Excitation of Jovian P-mode Oscillations" (with A. Dombard), Ap. J. Letters  443, L89 (1995).
  50. "Statistical Analysis of Observations of Anisotropy" (with R. B. Partridge) in 3K:  The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation by R. B. Partridge (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1995).
  51. "A Search for Correlations between the Microwave and the X-ray Backgrounds" (with R. Crittenden and N. Turok), Proceedings of the 18th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics" eds. A. Olinto, J. Frieman, and D. Schramm (World Scientific, Singapore, 1997).
  52. "Multiband Photometry of Rich Abell Clusters:  Constraints on the Dwarf Star Content of Dark Matter" (with J. Uson), Ap. J. 488, 44 (1997).
  53. "Radio/X-ray Luminosity Relation for Advection-Dominated Accretion:  Implications for Emission Line Galaxies and the X-ray Background" (with I. Yi), Ap. J. 499, 198 (1998).
  54. "Cross-Correlation of the 2-10 keV XRB with Radio Sources:  Constraining the Large-Scale Structure of the X-ray Background," Ap. J. 499, 533 (1998).
  55. "Correlations between the Cosmic X-ray and Microwave Backgrounds:  Constraints on a Cosmological Constant" (with R. Crittenden and N. Turok), New Astronomy 3, 275 (1998).
  56. "Galactic Emission at 19 GHz" (with A. de Oliveira-Costa, M. Tegmark, and L. Page), Ap. J. Letters 509, L9 (1998).
  57. "On Radio and X-ray Emission Mechanisms in Nearby X-ray Bright Galactic Nuclei" (with I. Yi), Ap. J. 515, 576 (1999).
  58. "The Integrated Sachs-Wolfe Effect:  Correlation of the Cosmic Microwave and X-ray Backgrounds" (with R. G. Crittenden), in Microwave Foregrounds, eds. A. de Oliveira and M. Tegmark (APS:  San Francisco, 1999).
  59. "X-ray Emission from the Local Supercluster:  Possible Evidence for Hot, Diffuse Gas," Ap. J. 526, 14 (1999).
  60. "Measuring Black Hole Masses in X-ray Bright Galactic Nuclei" (with I. Yi), in Proceedings of the Fifth Compton Symposium, eds. M. L. McConnell and J. M. Ryan (American Institute of Physics, 2000), Vol. 510, p. 435.
  61. "Cross Correlation of the Cosmic Microwave Background with Radio Sources:  Constraints on an Accelerating Universe" (with R. G. Crittenden), Phys. Rev. Letters 88, 021302 (2002).
  62. "The Large-scale Structure of the X-ray Background and Its Cosmological Implications" (with R. Crittenden and G. Koehrsen), Ap. J., 580, 672 (2002).
  63. "The Weyl-Cartan Theorem and the Naturalness of General Relativity" (with P. Pesic), European Journal of Physics 24, 261 (2003).
  64. "The Absence of the Integrated Sachs-Wolfe Effect:  Constraints on a Cosmological Constant" (with R. Crittenden), in The Emergence of Cosmic Structure, AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 666, eds. S. S. Holt and C. Reynolds (American Institute of Physics, 2003), pp. 67-70.
  65. "A Correlation between the Cosmic Microwave Background and Large-Scale Structure in the Universe" (with R. G. Crittenden), Nature, Vol. 427, pp. 45-47 (2004).
  66. "Further Evidence for Dark Energy in the Universe" (with R. G. Crittenden), National Radio Astronomy Observatory Newsletter, Issue 99, April (2004).
  67. "The Large-Scale Bias of the Hard X-ray Background" (with R. G. Crittenden), Ap. J. 612, 647 (2004).
  68. "A Detection of the Integrated Sachs-Wolfe Effect" (with R. G. Crittenden), New Astronomy Reviews  49, 75 (2005).
  69.   "The Cross-Correlation between the Microwave and X-ray Backgrounds: Foregrounds and Systematics" (with R. G. Crittenden), Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 360, 1013 (2005).
  70. "Can Gravitons Be Detected?" (with T. Rothman), Foundations of Physics 36, 1801 (2006).
  71. "Aspects of Graviton Detection: Graviton Emission and Absorption by Atomic Hydrogen" (with T. Rothman), Classical and. Quantum Gravity. 23, 5839 (2006).
  72. "Evidence for Inverted Spectrum 20 GHz Emission in the Galactic Plane" (with J. C. Pober), Ap. J. 661, 938 (2007).
  73. "Radio Source Contributions to the Microwave Sky" (with R. B. Partridge), PASP, 120, 281 (2008).
  74. "Combined Analysis of the Integrated Sachs–Wolfe Effect and Cosmological Implications" (with T. Giannantonio, R. Scranton, R. Crittenden, R .Nichol, A. Myers, G. Richards), Phys. Rev. D, 77, 123520 (2008).
  75. "The Lorentz Force and the Radiation Pressure of Light" (with Tony Rothman), Am. J. Phys, 77, 122 (2009).
  76. "Nonquantum Gravity",  Foundations of Physics, 39, 331 (2008).
  77. "The early days of the CMBR – An undergraduate’s Perspective" , in Finding the Big Bang, eds. P.J.E. Peebles, L.A. Page, & R.B. Partridge (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2009), pp. 393-397.
  78. "Reply to ‘Repairing an Elementary Explanation of Radiation Pressure’" (with Tony Rothman), Am. J. Phys, 77, 966 (2009).
  79. "’Quantum interference with slits’ revisited" (with T. Rothman), European Journal of Physics 32, 107-113 (2011).
  80. "A New View of the Early Universe", Physics 4, 53 (2011).
  81. Book review of Relativity for the Questioning Mind by Daniel Styer, American Journal of Physics 79, 1277 (2011).
  82. "Hasenöhrl and the Equivalence of Mass and Energy" (with Tony Rothman), arXiv:1108.2250 (2011).
  83. "Fritz Hasenöhrl and E = mc2", Eur. Phys. J. H. 38, 262-78 (2013).
  84. "A Pedestrian Approach to the Measurement Problem in Quantum Mechanics" (with M. Reginatto), Eur. Phys. J. H, DOI: 10.1140/epjh/e2013-40004-9 (2013).
  85. "A Measurement Problem in Classical Mechanics" (with M. Reginatto), in preparation (2013).
  86. "Another Look through Heisenberg’s Microscope" (with M. Reginatto), in preparation (2013).

 

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