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Peter Bender


Peter Bender
Peter BenderAssistant Professor
  • College
    College of Sciences
  • Department
    Physics
  • Phone
    (978) 934-3676
  • Office
    Olney Hall - 1st Floor
  • Email

Education

  • Ph D, (2011), Florida State University - Tallahassee, Florida
    Supporting Area: Experimental Nuclear Physics
  • MS: Physics, (2007), Florida State University - Tallahassee, Florida
  • BS: Physics, (2003), North Georgia College and State University - Dahlonega, Georgia

Selected Publications

  • Cross, D.S., Pore, J.L., Andreoiu, C., Ball, G.C., Bender, P., Chester, A.S., Churchman, R., Demand, G.A., Diaz Varela, A., Dunlop, R., Garnsworthy, A.B., Garrett, P.E., Hackman, G., Hadinia, B., Jigmeddorj, B., Laffoley, A.T., Liblong, A., Kanungo, R., Miller, D.T., Noakes, B., Petrache, C.M., Starosta, K., Svensson, C.E., Voss, P., Wang, Z., Wilson, J., Wood, J.L., Yates, S.W. (2017). Conversion-electron spectroscopy and gamma-gamma angular correlation measurements in 116.sup.Sn. The European Physical Journal A - Hadrons and Nuclei, (11) 1.
  • Tai, P., Tabor, S.L., Lubna, R.S., Kravvaris, K., Bender, P., Tripathi, V., Volya, A., Carpenter, M.P., Janssens, R.V., Lauritsen, T., McCutchan, E.A., Zhu, S., Clark, R.M., Fallon, P., Paschalis, S., Petri, M., Macchiavelli, A.O., Reviol, W., Sarantites, D.G. (2017). Cross-shell excitations in 31Si. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 96(1) 1.
  • Finlay, P., Laffoley, A.T., Ball, G.C., Bender, P., Dunlop, M.R., Dunlop, R., Hackman, G., Leslie, J.R., MacLean, A.D., Miller, D., Moukaddam, M., Olaizola, B., Severijns, N., Smith, J.K., Southall, D., Svensson, C.E. (2017). High-precision half-life determination for 21Na using a 4p gas-proportional counter. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 96(2) 1.
  • GARRETT, P.E., JIGMEDDORJ, B., MACLEAN, A.D., BIDAMAN, H., BILDSTEIN, V., BURBADGE, C., DEMAND, G.A., VARELA, A.D., DUNLOP, M., DUNLOP, R., HADINIA, B., OLAIZOLA, B., SVENSSON, C.E., TURKO, J., ZIDAR, T., GARNSWORTHY, A.B., BOWRY, M., Bender, P., BALL, G.C., CABALLERO-FOLCH, R. (2017). HIGH-STATISTICS ß-DECAY MEASUREMENTS AT TRIUMF-ISAC AND THE TRANSITION FROM THE 8p SPECTROMETER TO GRIFFIN. Acta Physica Polonica B, 48(3) 523 - 528.
  • Elman, B., Gade, A., Weisshaar, D., Barofsky, D., Bazin, D., Bender, P., Bowry, M., Hjorth-Jensen, M., Kemper, K.W., Lipschutz, S., Lunderberg, E., Sachmpazidi, N., Terpstra, N., Walters, W.B., Westerberg, A., Williams, S.J., Wimmer, K. (2017). Quadrupole collectivity beyond N=50 in neutron-rich Se and Kr isotopes. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 96(4) 1.
  • Pore, J.L., Cross, D.S., Andreoiu, C., Ashley, R., Ball, G.C., Bender, P., Chester, A.S., Diaz Varela, A., Demand, G.A., Dunlop, R., Garnsworthy, A.B., Garrett, P.E., Hackman, G., Hadinia, B., Jigmeddorj, B., Laffoley, A.T., Liblong, A., Kanungo, R., Noakes, B., Petrache, C.M., Rajabali, M.M., Starosta, K., Svensson, C.E., Voss, P.J., Wang, Z.M., Wood, J.L., Yates, S.W. (2017). Study of the [beta] - decay of 116m1.sup.In: A new interpretation of low-lying 0.sup.+ states in 116.sup.Sn. The European Physical Journal A - Hadrons and Nuclei, (2) 1.
  • Weisshaar, D., Bazin, D., Bender, P., Campbell, C., Recchia, F., Bader, V., Baugher, T., Belarge, J., Carpenter, M., Crawford, H., Cromaz, M., Elman, B., Fallon, P., Forney, A., Gade, A., Harker, J., Kobayashi, N., Langer, C., Lauritsen, T., Lee, I. (2017). The performance of the ?-ray tracking array GRETINA for ?-ray spectroscopy with fast beams of rare isotopes. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A, 847 187 - 198.
  • Tripathi, V., Lubna, R.S., Abromeit, B., Crawford, H.L., Liddick, S.N., Utsuno, Y., Bender, P., Crider, B.P., Dungan, R., Fallon, P., Kravvaris, K., Larson, N., Macchiavelli, A.O., Otsuka, T., Prokop, C.J., Richard, A.L., Shimizu, N., Tabor, S.L., Volya, A., Yoshida, S. (2017). ß decay of 38,40Si (Tz=+5,+6) to low-lying core excited states in odd-odd 38,40P isotopes. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 95(2) 1.
  • Dunlop, M.R., Svensson, C.E., Ball, G.C., Grinyer, G.F., Leslie, J.R., Andreoiu, C., Austin, R.A., Ballast, T., Bender, P., Bildstein, V., Varela, A.D., Dunlop, R., Garnsworthy, A.B., Garrett, P.E., Hackman, G., Hadinia, B., Jamieson, D.S., Laffoley, A.T., MacLean, A.D., Miller, D.M. (2016). High-Precision Half-Life Measurements for the Superallowed ß+ Emitter 10C: Implications for Weak Scalar Currents. Physical Review Letters, 116(17) 1.
  • Kirsebom, O.S., Bender, P., Cheeseman, A., Christian, G., Churchman, R., Cross, D.S., Davids, B., Evitts, L.J., Fallis, J., Galinski, N., Garnsworthy, A.B., Hackman, G., Lighthall, J., Ketelhut, S., Machule, P., Miller, D., Nielsen, S.T., Nobs, C.R., Pearson, C.J., Rajabali, M.M. (2016). Measurement of lifetimes in 23Mg. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 93(2) 1.
  • Leach, K.G., Garrett, P.E., Ball, G.C., Bender, P., Bildstein, V., Brown, B.A., Burbadge, C., Faestermann, T., Hadinia, B., Holt, J.D., Laffoley, A.T., Jamieson, D.S., Jigmeddorj, B., Radich, A.J., Rand, E.T., Stroberg, S.R., Svensson, C.E., Towner, I.S., Wirth, H. (2016). Searching for 0+ states in 50Cr: Implications for the superallowed ß decay of 50Mn. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 94(1) 1.
  • Park, J., Garnsworthy, A.B., Krücken, R., Andreoiu, C., Ball, G.C., Bender, P., Chester, A., Close, A., Finlay, P., Garrett, P.E., Glister, J., Hackman, G., Hadinia, B., Leach, K.G., Rand, E.T., Sjue, S., Starosta, K., Svensson, C.E., Tardiff, E. (2016). Shape coexistence and evolution in 98Sr. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 93(1) 014315-1 - 014315-5.
  • Haring-Kaye, R.A., Elder, R.M., Döring, J., Tabor, S.L., Volya, A., Allegro, P.R., Bender, P., Medina, N.H., Morrow, S.I., Oliviera, J.R., Tripathi, V. (2015). Coexisting single-particle and collective excitations in 70As. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 92(4) 1 - 14.
  • Laffoley, A.T., Svensson, C.E., Andreoiu, C., Ball, G.C., Bender, P., Bidaman, H., Bildstein, V., Blank, B., Cross, D.S., Deng, G., Diaz Varela, A., Dunlop, M.R., Dunlop, R., Garnsworthy, A.B., Garrett, P.E., Giovinazzo, J., Grinyer, G.F., Grinyer, J., Hackman, G., Hadinia, B. (2015). High-precision half-life measurements for the superallowed Fermi ß+ emitter 18Ne. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 92(2) 025502-1 - 025502-10.
  • VonMoss, J.M., Tabor, S.L., Tripathi, V., Volya, A., Abromeit, B., Bender, P., Caussyn, D.D., Dungan, R., Kravvaris, K., Kuchera, M.P., Lubna, R., Miller, S., Parker, IV, J.J., Tai, P. (2015). Higher-spin structures in 21Fand 25Na. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 92(3) 034301-1 - 034301-14.
  • Kwan, E., Wu, C., Summers, N., Hackman, G., Drake, T., Andreoiu, C., Ashley, R., Ball, G., Bender, P., Boston, A., Boston, H., Chester, A., Close, A., Cline, D., Cross, D., Dunlop, R., Finlay, A., Garnsworthy, A., Hayes, A., Laffoley, A., Nano, T., Navrátil, P., Pearson, C., Pore, J., Quaglioni, S., Svensson, C., Starosta, K., Thompson, I., Voss, P., Williams, S., Wang, Z. (2014). Precision measurement of the electromagnetic dipole strengths in Be11. Physics Letters B, 732 210 - 213.
  • PESUDO, V., BORGE, M.J., MORO, A.M., NACHER, E., ACOSTA, L., ALCORTA, M., ALVAREZ, M.A., BALL, G.C., Bender, P., BRAID, R., CUBERO, M., DI PIETRO, A., FERNANDEZ-GARCIA, J.P., FIGUERA, P., FISICHELLA, M., FULTON, B.R., GARNSWORTHY, A.B., GOMEZ-CAMACHO, J., HACKMAN, G., KIRSEBOM, O.S. (2014). REACTION OF THE HALO NUCLEUS 11Be ON HEAVY TARGETS AT ENERGIES AROUND THE COULOMB BARRIER. Acta Physica Polonica B, 45(2) 375 - 382.
  • Voss, P., Henderson, R., Andreoiu, C., Ashley, R., Austin, R., Ball, G., Bender, P., Bey, A., Cheeseman, A., Chester, A., Cross, D., Drake, T., Garnsworthy, A., Hackman, G., Holland, R., Ketelhut, S., Kowalski, P., Krücken, R., Laffoley, A., Leach, K., Miller, D., Mills, W., Moukaddam, M., Pearson, C., Pore, J., Rand, E., Rajabali, M., Rizwan, U., Shoults, J., Starosta, K., Svensson, C., Tardiff, E., Unsworth, C., Van Wieren, K., Wang, Z., Williams, J. (2014). The TIGRESS Integrated Plunger ancillary systems for electromagnetic transition rate studies at TRIUMF. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A, 746 87 - 97.
  • Chakraborty, A., Peters, E.E., Crider, B.P., Andreoiu, C., Bender, P., Cross, D.S., Demand, G.A., Garnsworthy, A.B., Garrett, P.E., Hackman, G., Hadinia, B., Ketelhut, S., Kumar, A., Leach, K.G., McEllistrem, M.T., Pore, J., Prados-Estévez, F.M., Rand, E.T., Singh, B., Tardiff, E.R. (2013). Collective Structure in 94Zr and Subshell Effects in Shape Coexistence. Physical Review Letters, 110(2) 022504-1 - 022504-4.
  • Tripathi, V., Tabor, S.L., Volya, A., Liddick, S.N., Bender, P., Larson, N., Prokop, C., Suchyta, S., Tai, P., VonMoss, J.M. (2013). Split Isobaric Analog State in 55Ni: Case of Strong Isospin Mixing. Physical Review Letters, 111(26) 262501-1 - 262501-5.
  • Mason, P.J., Alharbi, T., Regan, P.H., Marginean, N., Podolyàk, Z., Simpson, E.C., Alkhomashi, N., Bender, P., Bowry, M., Bostan, M., Bucurescu, D., Bruce, A., Cata-Danil, G., Cata-Danil, I., Chakrabarti, R., Deleanu, D., Detistov, P., Erduran, M.N., Filipescu, D., Garg, U. (2012). Half-life of the I&pgr; = 4- intruder state in 34P: M2 transition strengths approaching the island of inversion. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 85(6) 1 - 6.
  • Bender, P., Tabor, S.L., Tripathi, V., Hoffman, C.R., Hamilton, L., Volya, A., Clark, R.M., Fallon, P., Macchiavelli, A.O., Paschalis, S., Petri, M., Carpenter, M.P., Janssens, R.V., Lauritsen, T., McCutchan, E.A., Seweryniak, D., Zhu, S., Chiara, C.J., Chen, X., Reviol, W. (2012). Multi-intruder structures in 34P. Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics, 85(4) 1 - 10.