Jack C. Straton, Associate Professor, Physics & University Studies (Photo by Mike Lane)

Astronomy
Dr. Straton studies nanometrology, quantum scattering theory, the underrepresentation of women in science, diversity and multicultural awareness training, and methods for teaching quantum mechanics, relativity, and astronomy to nonscientists.
Pooled Resources for Electron Microscopy Informatics Education and Research (PREMIER)
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, 149154 (2011).
Quantum physics and welfare policy?, Jack C. Straton, BRIDGES: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theology, Philosophy, History, and Science 14 (3/4), 25188 (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), 195203 (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), 526 (Fall 2003).
Beyond guilt: How to deal with societal racism, Lauren N. Nile and Jack C. Straton, in Multicultural Education 10(4), 26 (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. 150167.
Analytically continued Hypergeometric expression of the Incomplete Beta Function, Jack C. Straton, Results in Mathematics 41 (34), 394395 (2002).
Rule of thumb versus rule of law, Jack C. Straton, Men and Masculinities 5 (1), 101107 ( 2002).
The Incomplete Gamma Function Expressed as a Sum of Macdonald Functions, Jack C. Straton, Results in Mathematics 39 (12), 188191 (2001).
WhiteBashing: Teaching “hotbutton” 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).
Antiproton and proton impact excitationionization 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).
Thirdorder pseudostate calculation of excitationionization 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. 659663.
Overview of Thomas processes for fast mass transfer, J. H. McGuire, Jack C. Straton, and T. Ishihara, in ManyBody Atomic Physics, James J. Boyle and M.S. Pindzola (eds.), (Cambridge University Press, July 18, 1998), Chapter 12.
Ionizationexcitation 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).
FockTani Hamiltonian for Reactions Involving TwoElectron 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).
FirstOrder Amplitude for General StateToState 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 CoulombWave Multicenter Integrals. Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 42, 307 (1990).
HighVelocity 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 GeneralState Multicenter Integral from an IntegroDifferential Transform. Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 41, 71 (1990).
PostPrior Symmetrical FirstOrder TMatrix 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 MultiCenter 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 MultiCenter 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).
Reducedmass FockTani representations for a+ + (b+ c ) Æ ( a+ c ) + b+ and firstorder 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 onecenter hydrogenic orbitals, Jack C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 35, 2729 (1987).
FockTani transformation and a firstorder theory of charge transfer, P. C. Ojha, M.D. Girardeau, J. D. Gilbert, and J. C. Straton, Phys. Rev. A 33, 112 (1986).