Carl E. Carlson

Class of 1962 Professor of Physics
The College of William & Mary in Virginia

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A.B., Columbia University , 1965;
Ph.D., Columbia University , 1968.

Research Interests:

Theoretical Particle and Nuclear Physics, including:

Teaching Awards and Recent Courses Taught

Thomas Ashley Graves, Jr., Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching, 1994
Alumni Fellows Award, 1978

General Physics, Physics 102, Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013

Classical Electricity and Magnetism II, Physics 611, Fall 2015

Classical Mechanics, Physics 303, Fall 2013, Fall 2012

Quantum Field Theory, Physics 721-722, 2011-2012

On leave 2010-2011, Helsinki Institute for Physics, Helmholz Institute Mainz, Nordita (Stockholm))

Recent papers:

2015

Extending theories on muon-specific interactions
Carl E. Carlson and Michael Freid
Phys. Rev. D 92, 095024 (6 pages)

The Structure of the Nucleon: Elastic Electromagnetic Form Factors
V. Punjabi, C.F. Perdrisat, M.K. Jones, E.J. Brash, and C.E. Carlson
Eur. Phys. J. A 51 (2015), 79-122

The proton radius puzzle
Carl E. Carlson
Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics 82 (2015), 59-77

2014

Two Novel Properties of Twisted-Light Absorption
Andrei Afanasev, Carl E. Carlson, and Asmita Mukherjee
Journal of the Optical Society of America B 31 (2014), 2721-2727

Nuclear structure contribution to the Lamb shift in muonic deuterium
Carl E. Carlson, Mikhail Gorchtein, and Marc Vanderhaeghen
Phys. Rev. A89 (2014) 2, 022504

Constraints to new physics models for the proton charge radius puzzle from the decay K+ -> mu + neutrino + e- + e+
Benjamin C. Rislow and Carl E. Carlson
Phys. Rev. D89 (2014), 035003

Orbital angular momentum of gauge fields: Excitation of an atom by twisted photons
Andrei Afanasev, Carl E. Carlson, and Asmita Mukherjee
Int. J. Mod. Phys. Conf. Ser. 25 (2014), 1460048

2013

Modification of electromagnetic structure functions for the gamma-Z-box diagram
Benjamin C. Rislow and Carl E. Carlson
Phys. Rev. D 88, 013018 (2013)

Off-axis excitation of hydrogenlike atoms by twisted photons
Andrei Afanasev, Carl E. Carlson, and Asmita Mukherjee
Phys. Rev. A 88, 033841 (2013)

2012

New Physics and the Proton Radius Problem
Carl E. Carlson and Benjamin C. Rislow
Phys. Rev. D 85, 073002 (2012)

The Electromagnetic Self-Energy Contribution to Mn - Mp and the Isovector Nucleon Magnetic Polarizability
Andre Walker-Loud, Carl E. Carlson, and Gerald A. Miller
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 232301(2012)

Resonance Region Structure Functions and Parity Violating Deep Inelastic Scattering
Carl E. Carlson and Benjamin C. Rislow
Phys. Rev. D 85, 073002 (2012)

2011-1996, papers in refereed journals


Contact points:

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FAX:     +1-757-221-3540
E-Mail:  <carlson@physics.wm.edu> 
Post:    College of William and Mary
         Physics Department, PO Box 8795
         Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795
         USA



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