Jack C. Straton, Associate Professor, Physics & University Studies

  (Photo by Mike Lane)

Office Phone:  (503) 725 - 5844
Office:  378 SRTC         
E-Mail:  <straton [at} pdx.edu>

Classes

The Work of Art

Astronomy

Research Interests

Dr. Straton studies nanometrology, quantum scattering theory, the under-representation of women in science, diversity and multicultural awareness training, and methods for teaching quantum mechanics, relativity, and astronomy to nonscientists.

Teaching Resources

Diversity

Racial Intervention Story Exchange

Space Stories

Women in American Cosmology

Training

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University Studies

Pooled Resources for Electron Microscopy Informatics Education and Research (PREMIER)

Publications

Crystallographic Processing of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Images of Cobalt Phthalocyanines on Silver and Graphite, P. Moeck, J. Straton, M. Toader, and M. Hietschold, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1318, 149-154 (2011).

Quantum physics and welfare policy?, Jack C. Straton, BRIDGES: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theology, Philosophy, History, and Science 14 (3/4), 251-88 (Fall/Winter 2007).

Activism through music, Cherry Muhanji and Jack C. Straton, Inventio—Creative Thinking about Learning and Teaching 7(1), (Spring 2005).

Communicating in a group, Jack C. Straton, The Journal of Student Centered Learning 2 (3), 195-203 (2005).

Senior Inquiry: A university/high school collaboration, Barbara Traver, Jack C. Straton, Jan Whittlesey, Dave Erhenkranz, Tom Wells, Pat McCreery, Maarja Paris, Candyce Reynolds, and Judy Patton, Academic Exchange Quarterly 7(3), 52-6 (Fall 2003).

Beyond guilt: How to deal with societal racism, Lauren N. Nile and Jack C. Straton, in Multicultural Education 10(4), 2-6 (2003). Reprinted in Lessons from The Color of Fear, Volume IV, Field Reports: Using The Color of Fear in the Classroom Victor Lee Lewis and Hugh Vasquez (eds.) (Speak Out – The Institute for Democratic Education and Culture, Emeryville, CA, 2008), pp. 150-167.

Analytically continued Hypergeometric expression of the Incomplete Beta Function, Jack C. Straton, Results in Mathematics 41 (3-4), 394-395 (2002).

Rule of thumb versus rule of law, Jack C. Straton, Men and Masculinities 5 (1), 101-107 ( 2002).

The Incomplete Gamma Function Expressed as a Sum of Macdonald Functions, Jack C. Straton, Results in Mathematics 39 (1-2), 188-191 (2001).

White-Bashing: Teaching “hot-button” issues via indirection, Jack C. Straton, Democracy & Education 13 (4), 69 (Fall, 2000).

Approaching critical thinking through science, Linda A. George and Jack C. Straton, J. of General Education 48, 111 (1999).

Anti-proton and proton impact excitation-ionization of helium including resonant decay, Jack C. Straton, J. H. McGuire, and A.L.Godunov, Nucl. Instrum. & Methods B 143, 225 (1998).

Independent center, independent electron approximation for dynamics of molecules and clusters, J. H. McGuire, Jack C. Straton, and J. Wang, Y. D. Wang and O. L. Weaver, S. E. Corchs and R. D. Rivarola, J. Chemical Physics 105, 1846 (1996).

Third-order pseudostate calculation of excitation-ionization of helium by protons and antiprotons, Jack C. Straton, J. Wang, J. H. McGuire, and L. Nagy, Can. J. Phys 74, 554 (1996).

Mass transfer at high energies: Thomas peak, J. H. McGuire, Jack C. Straton, and T. Ishihara, in Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics Handbook, Gordon W. F. Drake (ed.) (AIP Press, Woodbury, New York, 1996), Chapter 55, pp. 659-663.

Overview of Thomas processes for fast mass transfer, J. H. McGuire, Jack C. Straton, and T. Ishihara, in Many-Body Atomic Physics, James J. Boyle and M.S. Pindzola (eds.), (Cambridge University Press, July 18, 1998), Chapter 12.

Ionization-excitation of helium by fast, charged particles, L. Nagy, J. Wang, Jack C. Straton, and J. H. McGuire, Phys. Rev. A 52, R902 (1995).

A workaround for embedding CMS generational information in DCL command files, Jack C. Straton and Elizabeth Ohlmann, Digital Systems Journal, 20 (March/April, 1995).

Analysis of domestic violence statistics, Jack C. Straton, Masculinities: Interdisciplinary Studies on Gender 74, 79 (1994).

Interpretation of scattering by charged particles and photons, J.H. McGuire and Jack C. Straton, Nucl. Instrum. & Methods 87, 17 (1994).

Transfer and Ionization in Collisions of Positrons with Atoms. J. H. McGuire and Jack C. Straton, Hyperfine Interactions 73, 27 (1992).

A technique for the Evaluation of Double Excitation of Atoms by Fast Protons and Antiprotons. Jack C. Straton, J. H. McGuire, and Zheng Chen, Phys. Rev. A 46, 5514 (1992).

Formation of Positronium in e+ + H- collisions. Jack C. Straton and Richard J. Drachman, Phys. Rev. A 44, 7335 (1991).

CMPT -- A Program Giving the Analytical Result of Nordsiek's Integral with Powers of the Radius from -1 to 6. Jack C. Straton, Computer Physics Communications 66, 66 (1991).

Double Excitation of Helium by Fast Particles of Charge Z. J. H. McGuire and Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 43, 5184 (1991).

Fock-Tani Hamiltonian for Reactions Involving Two-Electron Atoms. Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 43, 6018 ( 1991).

Space and Time Correlation in High Velocity Multiple Electron Transitions. J. H. McGuire and Jack C. Straton, Nucl. Instrum. & Methods B56/57, 192 (1991).

First-Order Amplitude for General State-To-State Transitions in Hydrogen by Projectile Impact. Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 43, 1381 (1991).

Double Excitation of Helium by Fast Protons and Antiprotons. Jack C. Straton, Nucl. Instrum. & Methods B56/57, 10 (1991).

Reduced Form for Coulomb-Wave Multicenter Integrals. Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 42, 307 (1990).

High-Velocity Limits for the Ratio of Double to Single Ionization of Helium by Projectiles with Electrons. Y. D. Wang, Jack. C. Straton, J. H. McGuire and R. D. DuBois, J. Phys. B 23, L133 (1990).

Reduced Form for the General-State Multicenter Integral from an Integro-Differential Transform. Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 41, 71 (1990).

Post-Prior Symmetrical First-Order T-Matrix for Charge Transfer. Jack C. Straton and Marvin D. Girardeau, Phys. Rev. A 40, 2991 (1989).

Recoil Distributions in Particle Transfer. J. H. McGuire, J. C. Straton, W. Axmann, T. Ishihara, and E. Horsdal, Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 2933 (1989).

Analytically Reduced Form of Multicenter Integrals from Gaussian Transforms. Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 39, 1676 (1989).

Analytically Reduced Form for the Class of Integrals Containing Products of Multi-Center 1s Hydrogenic Orbitals, Coulomb or Yukawa Potentials, and Plane Waves. Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 39, 5071 (1989).

Fourier Transform of the Product of Multi-Center 1s Hydrogenic Orbitals and Coulomb or Yukawa Potentials and the Analytically Reduced Form for Subsequent Integrals that Include Plane Waves. Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 39, 5062 (1989).

Reduced-mass Fock-Tani representations for a+ + (b+ c- ) Æ ( a+ c- ) + b+ and first-order results for {abc} = {ppe , epe , mpm , mdm ,and mt m}, Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 35, 3725 (1987).

Fourier transform of the product of N one-center hydrogenic orbitals, Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 35, 2729 (1987).

Fock-Tani transformation and a first-order theory of charge transfer, P. C. Ojha, M.D. Girardeau, J. D. Gilbert, and J. C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 33, 112 (1986).