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Michael Strickland

Associate Professor

Michael Strickland is a theoretical physicist who specializes in high-energy particle physics, heavy ion collisions, and finite temperature/density quantum field theory.  Michael's primary interest is the physics of the quark-gluon plasma (QGP). These plasmas are predicted by quantum chromodynamics (QCD) to have existed until approximately 10-5 seconds after the big bang and are currently being studied terrestrially by experimentalists at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Labs and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN.  These exciting experiments are increasing our knowledge of the behavior of matter under extreme conditions.

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • W. Florkowski, R. Ryblewski, M. Strickland, and A. Tinti, Leading-order anisotropic hydrodynamics for systems with massive particles, Phys. Rev. C 89, 054909 (2014).
  • W. Florkowski, E. Maksymiuk, R. Ryblewski, and M. Strickland, Exact solution of the (0+1)-dimensional Boltzmann equation for a massive gas, Phys. Rev. C 89, 054908 (2014).
  • N. Haque, A. Bandyopadhyay, J.O. Andersen, M.G. Mustafa, M. Strickland, and N. Su, Three-loop HTLpt thermodynamics at finite temperature and chemical potential, Journal of High Energy Physics 2014, 5, 1-46 (2014).
  • M. Strickland, Anisotropic Hydrodynamics: Motivation and Methodology, Nucl. Phys. A 926, 92 (2014).
  • N. Haque, J.O. Andersen, M.G. Mustafa, M. Strickland, and N. Su, Three-loop HTLpt Pressure and Susceptibilities at Finite Temperature and Density, Phys. Rev. D 89, 061701(R) (2013).
  • J. Alford and M. Strickland, Charmonia and Bottomonia in a Magnetic Field, Phys. Rev. D 88, 105017 (2013).
  • S. Mogliacci, J.O. Andersen, M. Strickland, N. Su, and A. Vuorinen, Equation of State of hot and dense QCD: Resummed perturbation theory confronts lattice data, Journal of High Energy Physics 2013, 12, 1 (2013).
  • W. Florkowski, R. Ryblewski, and M. Strickland, Testing viscous and anisotropic hydrodynamics in an exactly solvable case, Phys. Rev. C 88, 024903 (2013).
  • C.S. Machado, F.S. Navarra, E.G. de Oliveira, J. Noronha, and M. Strickland, Heavy quarkonium production in a strong magnetic field, Phys. Rev. D 88, 034009 (2013).
  • W. Florkowski, R. Ryblewski, and M. Strickland, Anisotropic Hydrodynamics for Rapidly Expanding Systems, Nuclear Physics A 916, 249 (2013).
  • W. Florkowski, R. Ryblewski, and M. Strickland, Testing viscous and anisotropic hydrodynamics in an exactly solvable case, Phys. Rev. C 88, 024903 (2013).
  • N. Haque, M.G. Mustafa, and M. Strickland, Quark Number Susceptibilities from Two-Loop Hard Thermal Loop Perturbation Theory, Journal of High Energy Physics 2013, 7, 184 (2013).
  • N. Haque, M.G. Mustafa, and M. Strickland, Two-loop HTL pressure at finite temperature and chemical potential, Phys. Rev. D 87, 105007 (2013).
  • A. Mocsy, P. Petreczky, and M. Strickland, Quarkonia in the Quark Gluon Plasma, Int. J. of Mod. Phys. A, Vol. 28, 1340012 (2013).
  • W. Florkowski, R. Maj, R. Ryblewski, and M. Strickland, Hydrodynamics of anisotropic quark and gluon fluids, Phys. Rev. C 87, 034914 (2013).
  • A. Mocsy, P. Petreczky, and M. Strickland, Quarkonia in the Quark Gluon Plasma, Int. J. of Mod. Phys. A, Vol. 28, 1340012 (2013).
  • M. Attems, A. Rebhan, and M. Strickland, Instabilities of an anisotropically expanding non-Abelian plasma: 3D+3V discretized hard-loop simulations, Phys. Rev. D 87, 025010 (2013).

Full Publication list from the InSpires HEP database

Research Areas
  • High Energy Physics
  • Finite Temperature Field Theory
  • Quark Gluon Plasma
  • Heavy Ion Collisions
Affiliations

Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Adjunct Fellow
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, KITP Scholar

Michael Strickland
OFFICE
Department of Physics
206B Smith Hall
CONTACT INFO
Phone: 330-672-3771
Fax: 330-672-2959
COURSES TEACHING
Summer 2014
  • PHY 60098 - 061 Research
  • PHY 80199 - 061 Dissertation I
  • PHY 80299 - 090 Dissertation Ii
Fall 2014
  • PHY 76163 - 001 Quantum Mechanics Iii
  • PHY 80299 - 003 Dissertation Ii
Spring 2015
  • PHY 66162 - 001 Quantum Mechanics Ii
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