Curriculum Vitae - AKUNURI V. RAMAYYA

AKUNURI V. RAMAYYA
Professor of Physics

Research Group: Nuclear structure Physics
Department: Physics and Astronomy

Email: a.v.ramayya@vanderbilt.edu

Office: Stevenson Center 6413D
Phone: (615)322-2620
Home Phone: (615)377-6582
Fax: (615)343-7263

Degrees

  • B. Sc., (Hons) Andhra Univ., Waltair, India, 1957
  • M.S., Andnra Univ., Waltair, India, 1958
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1964

Research Area

  • Experimental Nuclear Physics
  • Radioactivity, Reactions, Heavy-Ion Studies
  • Nuclear Spectroscopy of superheavy (Z > 136) quasi-atoms

Current Research

  • Nuclear structure of Neutron Rich nuclei

Current Courses

  • Phys 303. Gneral Physics for Engineers

Current Positions

  • 1980-Present : Professor of Physics

Previous Positions

  • 1964 (Summer) : Research Associate, Indiana Univ.
  • 1964-69 : Research Associate, Vanderbilt Univ.
  • 1969 (Summer) : Director, Summer Institute for College Teachers
  • 1969-70 : Senior Research Associate and Lecturer, Vanderbilt University
  • 1970-71 : Visiting Professor, Physics Dept., Delft Technical University, Delft, The Netherlands (on leave VU)
  • 1970-75 : Assistant Professor of Physics, Vanderbilt University
  • 1972 (Summer) : UNISOR: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • 1975 (1 mo.) : Oak Ridge, TN
  • 1975-80 : Associate Professor of Physics, Vanderbilt University
  • 1981-82 : On Leave, Senior Alexander von Humbolt fellow
  • 1987 (Fall) : On Leave, Visiting Professor of Physics, University of Rochester
  • 1988-94 (1 mo./Summers) : Faculty Participation Program, Argonne National Laboratory

Professional Societies

  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Sigma Xi

Professional Honors

  • DR. Phil. Nat Honoris Causa-Univ. of Bucharest, Romania, 1999

Research Associates

  • J. K. Hwang, Yixiao Luo

Graduate Students

  • Dennis Fong, Ke Li, Chris Goodin

Publications

  • "High Spin States in 93Sr," J. K. Hwang, A. V. Ramayya, J. H. Hamilton, Y. X. Luo, J. O. Rasmussen, C. J. Beyer, P. Gore, S. C. Wu, I. Y. Lee, C. M. Folden, P. Fallon, P. Zielinski, K. E. Gregorich, A. O. Macchiavelli, M. A. Stoyer, S. J. Asztalos, T. N. Ginter, R. Donangelo, L. Coraggio, A. Covello, A. Gargano and N. Itaco, Phys. Rev. C67, 014317 (6 pages) (2003).
  • "Neutron Single-Particle States Populated Via Proton Emission From 146Tm and 150Lu," T. N. Ginter, J. C. Batchelder, C. R. Bingham, C. J. Gross, R. Grzywacz, J. H. Hamilton, Z. Janas, M. Karny, A. Piechaczek, A. V. Ramayya, K. Rykaczewski, W. B. Waters, and E. F. Zganjar, Phys. Rev. C68, 034330 (8 pages) (2003).
  • "Fine Structure in Proton Emission from 145Tm Discovered with Digital Signal Processing," M. Karny, R. Grzywacz, J. C. Batchelder, C. R. Bingham, C. J. Gross, K. Hagino, J. H. Hamilton, Z. Janas, W. D. Kulp, J. W. McConnell, M. Momayezi, A. Piechaczek, K. Rykaczewski, P. A. Semmes, J. A. Winger, and E. F. Zganjar, Phys. Rev. Lett., 90, 012502 (4 pages) (2003).
  • Editors, J.H. Hamilton, A. V. Ramayya and H. K. Carter, Third International Conference on Fission and Properties of Neutron-Rich Nuclei, Singapore: World Scientific, 824 pages (2003).
  • "Collective Bands in Mo, Ru, and Pd Nuclei and Chiral Bands in 106Mo," S. J. Zhu, J. H. Hamilton, A. V. Ramayya, P. M. Gore, J. O. Rasmussen, E. F. Jones, J. K. Hwang, R. Q. Xu, L. Y. Yang, K. Li, Z. Jiang, Z. Zhang, S. D. Xiao, X. Q. Zhang, J. Kormicki, Y. X. Luo, L. Chaturvedi, W. C. Ma, J. D. Cole, M. W. Drigert, I. Y. Lee, C. Folden, P. Fallon, P. Zielinski, K. E. Gregorich, A. O. Macchiavelli, M. A. Stoyer, T. N. Ginter, G. M. Ter-Akopian, A. V. Daniel, Yu. Ts. Oganessian, and R. Donangelo, Third International Conference on Fission and Properties of Neutron-Rich Nuclei, J. H. Hamilton, A. V. Ramayya and H. K. Carter, eds., Singapore: World Scientific (2003) pp. 191-198.
  • "Level Structures of 110,111,112,113Rh from Measurements on 252Cf, Y. X. Luo, S. C. Wu, J. Gilat, J. O. Rasmussen, J. H. Hamilton, A. V. Ramayya, J. K. Hwang, C. J. Beyer, S. J. Zhu, J. Kormicki, X. Q. Zhang, E. F. Jones, P. M. Gore, I-Y. Lee, A. O. Macchiavelli, P. Zielinski, C. M. Folden III, P. Fallon, G. M. Ter-Akopian, Yu. Ts.Oganessian, A. V. Daniel, M. A. Stoyer, J. D. Cole, R. Donangelo, S. J. Asztalos, and A. Gelberg, Phys. Rev. C69, 024315 (15 pages) (2004).
  • "Ternary Fission of 252Cf: 3368 keV γ Radiation from 10Be Fragments," A. V. Daniel, G. M. Ter-Akopian, J. H. Hamilton, A. V. Ramayya, J. Kormicki, G. S. Popeko, A. S. Fomichev, A. M. Rodin, Yu. Ts. Oganessian, J. D. Cole, J. K. Hwang, Y. X Luo, D. Fong, P. Gore, M. Jandel, J. Kliman, L. Krupa, J. O. Rasmussen, S. C. Wu, I. Y. Lee, M. A. Stoyer, R. Donangelo, and W. Greiner, Phys. Rev. C69, 041305 (4 pages) (2004).
  • "Half-Lives of Several States in Neutron-Rich Nuclei From Spontaneous Fission of 252Cf," J. K. Hwang, A. V. Ramayya, J. H. Hamilton, D. Fong, C. J. Beyer, P. M. Gore, E. F. Jones, E. Y. X. Luo, J. O. Rasmussen, S. J. Zhu, S. C. Wu, I. Y. Lee, P. Fallon, M. A. Stoyer, S. J. Asztalos, T. N. Ginter, J. D. Cole, G. M. Ter-Akopian, and R. Donangelo, Phys. Rev. C69, 057301 (4 pages) (2004).
  • "New Insights Into Neutron Rich Nuclei From Fission," J. H. Hamilton, S. J. Zhu, A. V. Ramayya, P. M. Gore, J. O. Rasmussen, E. F. Jones, J. K. Hwang, R. Q. Xu, L. Y. Yang, K. Li, Z. Jiang, Z. Zhang, S. D. Xiao, X. Q. Zhang, J. Kormicki, Y. X. Luo, L. Chaturvedi, W. C. Ma, J. D. Cole, M. W. Drigert, I. Y. Lee, C. Folden, P. Fallon, P. Zielinski, K. E. Gregorich, A. O. Macchiavelli, M. A. Stoyer, T. N. Ginter, G. M. Ter-Akopian, A. V. Daniel, Yu. Ts. Oganessian, and R. Donangelo, Nucl. Phys. A, 734C, 257-260 (2004).
  • "Shape Coexistence, Triaxiality, Chiral Bands in Neutron-Rich Nuclei and Hot Fission Mode," J. H. Hamilton, A. V. Ramayya, J. K. Hwang, S. J. Zhu, Y. X. Luo, J. O. Rasmussen, P. M. Gore, E. F. Jones, D. Fong, K. Li, C. J. Beyer, L. Chaturvedi, R. Q. Xu, L. M. Yang, Z. Jiang, Z. Zhang, S. D. Xiou, X. Q. Xhang, G. M. Ter-Akopian, A. V. Daniel, Yu. Oganessian, V. Dimitrov, S. Frauendorf, A. Gelberg, J. Kormicki, J. Gilat, I. Y. Lee, P. Fallon, W. C. Ma, J. D. Cole, M. W. Drigert, M. A. Stoyer, T. N. Ginter, S. C. Wu and R. Donangelo, International Symposium on Exotic Nuclei (EXON-2004) (Peterhof, Lake Ladoga, Russia, July 5-12, 2004) World Scientific (2004) to be published.
 
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