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Publications for the past five years (^ are undergraduate authors)

2017

  1. Conrad West^, Robert McTaggart, Todd Letcher.  “Effects of Gamma Irradiation upon the Mechanical Properties of 3-D Printed Samples of Poly Lactic Acid.” (2017) In Preparation.
  2. R. McTaggart.  “Simulation of Neutrino Detection and Background Rejection for a Heavy Liquid Scintillator in a Space Environment.” Submitted August 2, 2017 as a NASA technical report for the completion of the 2017 NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Faculty Fellowship. (2017)
  3. R. McTaggart.  “Modeling the Detection of Solar Neutrinos via Inverse Beta Decay in a Space Environment.”  2016 Marshall Space Flight Center Faculty Fellowship Program.  N.F. Six, Program Director, G. Karr, Compiler.  March 2017, NASA/TM-2017-218234, pp.124-131.  https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20170005169.pdf
  4. Wenyong Zhang, Ralph Skomski, Parashu Kharel, Xingzhong Li, Tingyong Chen, Gejian Zhao, Dongrin Kim, Shah Valloppilly, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Mn2CrGa-Based Heusler Compounds with Low Net Moment and High Spin Polarization” Submitted.
  5. R. Sbiaa, I. A. Al-Omari, M. Al Bahri, P. R. Kharel, M. Ranjbar, J. Åkerman, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Ni thickness influence on magnetic properties of Co/Ni/Co/Pt multilayers with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy” J. Magn. Magn.Mater. 441, 585(2017).
  6. Shouyun Cheng, Lin Wei, James Julson, Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan, Parashu Ram Kharel, “Upgrading pyrolysis bio-oil to hydrocarbon enriched biofuel over bifunctional Fe-Ni/HZSM-5 catalyst in supercritical methanol” Fuel Processing Technology, 167, 117-126(2017).
  7. Shouyun Cheng, Lin Wei,, James Julson, Parashu Ram Kharel, Yuhe Cao, Zhengrong Gu “Catalytic liquefaction of pine sawdust for biofuel development on bifunctional Zn/HZSM-5 catalyst in supercritical ethanol” J Anal Appl Pyrolysis. 126, 256(2017).
  8. Y. Jin, R. Skomski, P. Kharel, S. R. Valloppilly, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Effect of disorder on the resistivity of CoFeCrAl films” AIP Advances 7, 055834 (2017).
  9. Shouyun Cheng, Lin Wei, James Julson, Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan, Parashu Kharel, Eric Boakye, “Hydrocarbon bio-oil production from pyrolysis bio-oil using non-sulfide Ni-Zn/AlO2 catalyst” Fuel Processing Technology, 162, 78-86(2017).
  10. Shouyun Cheng, Lin Wei, James Julson, Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan, Parashu Kharel, Yuje Cao, Eric Boakye, Douglas Raynie and Zhengrong Gu, “Hydrodeoxygenation upgrading of pine sawdust bio-oil using zinc metal with zero valency” Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 000 (2017) 1-8.
  11. P. Kharel*,J. Herran,P. Lukashev,Y. Jin, J. Waybright^, S. Gilbert^,B. Staten, P. Gray,S. Valloppilly, Y. Huh, and D. J. Sellmyer “Effect of disorder on the magnetic and electronic structure of a prospective spin-gapless semiconductor MnCrVAl” AIP Advances 7, 056402 (2017).
  12. Y. Jin, J. Waybright^, P. Kharel*, I. Tutic, J. Herran,P. Lukashev,S. Valloppilly, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Effect of Fe substitution on the structural, magnetic and electron-transport properties of half-metallic Co2TiSi” AIP Advances 7, 055812 (2017).
  13. Yung Huh, Swarangi Joshi^, Sanmati Jain^, Ojas Pathak^, and Parashu Kharel, Magnetism and structure of a half-metallic Heusler compound Co-Mn-Cr-Si, APS March Meeting (2017)

2016

  1. "Earthquakes: The Sound of Multi-Modal Waves", W. R. Matson, Author, Published June 2016 by Morgan & Claypool, Online ISBN: 978-1-6817-4329-5, Print ISBN: 978-1-6817-4328-8
  2. Vondruska, J. (2016). Exploring the nature of interactions during peer instruction for different subject-experience pairs. Proceedings of the American Association of Physics Teachers, Winter Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  3. “An Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Gamma Radiation on 3D Printed ABS for In-Space Manufacturing Purposes.” Behzad Rankouhi, Todd Letcher, Robert McTaggart, Fereidoon Delfanian, Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-17, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
  4. “Mechanical Response of High Density Polyethylene to Gamma Radiation from a Cobalt-60 Irradiator,” J. Cassidy^, N. Sepehr, R. McTaggart, F. Delfanian. Polymer Testing 52 (2016), 111-116.
  5. Y. Jin, P. R. Kharel, S. R. Valloppilly, X.-Z. Li, D. Kim, G. -J. Zhao, T.-Y. Chen, R. Choudhary, A. Kashyap, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Half-Metallicity in Highly L21-Ordered CoFeCrAl Thin Films” Appl. Phys. Letter, 109, 142410 (2016).
  6. Wenyong Zhang, Parashu Kharel, Tom George, Xingzhong Li, Pinaki Mukherjee, Shah Valloppilly and David J Sellmyer “Origin of grain alignment due to magnetic-field annealing for MnBi:Bi nanocomposites” J. Phys D: Appl. Phys, 49, 455002, (2016).
  7. Y. Jin, P. Kharel, P. Lukashev, S. Valloppilly, B. Staten, J. Herran, I. Tutic, M. Mitrakumar^, B. Bhusal^, A. O'Connell, K. Yang, Y. Huh, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, Magnetism and electronic structure of CoFeCrX (X = Si, Ge) Heusler alloys, Journal of Applied Physics 120, 053903 (2016); doi: 10.1063/1.4960350
  8. Wenyong Zhang, Parashu Kharel, Imad Al-Omari, Jeffrey E. Shield, and David J. Sellmyer “Effect of element substitution on nanostructure and hard magnetism of rapidly quenched Nd2Fe14B” Phil. Mag. 96, 2800(2016).
  9. Yuhe Cao, Keliang Wang, Xiaomin Wang, Zhengrong Gu, Qihua Fan, William Gibbons, James D. Hoefelmeyer, Parashu Ram Kharel, Maheshwar Shrestha, “Hierarchical porous activated carbon for supercapacitor derived from corn stalk core by potassium hydroxide activation” Electrochim. Acta, 212, 839(2016).
  10. P. Lukashev, P. Kharel, S. Gilbert^, B. Staten, N. Hurley, R. Fuglsby, Y. Huh, S. Valloppilly, W. Zhang, K. Yang, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, Investigation of spin-gapless semiconductivity and half-metallicity in Ti2MnAl-based compounds, Applied Physics Letters 108, 141901 (2016); doi: 10.1063/1.4945600
  11. Wenyong Zhang, Parashu Kharel, Ralph Skomski, Shah Valloppilly, Xingzhong Li, and David J. Sellmyer, “Structure, magnetism, and electrical transport properties of Mn2CrGa-based nanomaterials” AIP advances, 6, 056218 (2016).
  12. Keliang Wang, Yuhe Cao, Xiaomin Wang, Parashu Ram Kharel, William Gibbons, Bing Luo, Zhengrong Gu, Qihua Fan, Lloyd Metzger, Nickel catalytic graphitized porous carbon as electrode material for high performance supercapacitors” Energy, 101, 9-15(2016).
  13. Renu Choudhary, Parashu Kharel, Shah R. Valloppilly, Yunlong Jin, Andrew O’Connell, Yung Huh, Simeon Gilbert^, Arti Kashyap, D. J. Sellmyer, and Ralph Skomski, Structural disorder and magnetism in the spin-gapless semiconductor CoFeCrAl, AIP Advances 6, 056304 (2016); doi: 10.1063/1.4943306
  14. Y. Jin, W. Zhang, P. Kharel, S. R. Valloppilly, R. Skomski and D. J. Sellmyer, “Effect of boron doping on nanostructure and magnetism of rapidly quenched Zr2Co11-based alloys” AIP Advances 6, 056002 (2016).
  15. R. Choudhary, P. Kharel, S. Valloppilly, Y. Jin, A. O’Connell, Y. Huh, S. Gilbert, A. Kashyap, D. J Sellmyer, and R. Skomski, Structural and thermal disorder in the spin-gapless semiconductor CoFeCrAl, MMM/INTERMAG conference, (2016)
  16. P. Kharel, Y. Jin, S. Valloppilly, A. O’Connell, Y. Huh, K. Yang^, and D. J. Sellmyer, Structural and magnetic properties of CoFeCrSi Heusler allos, MMM/INTERMAG conference, (2016)
  17. Y. Huh, S. Gilbert^, P. Kharel, Y. Jin, P. Lukashev, S. Valloppilly and D. J. Sellmyer, Structural and magnetic properties of a prospective spin gapless semiconductor: MnCrVAl, APS MARCH Meeting, 2016
  18. P. Lukashev, S. Gilbert^, B. Staten, N. Hurley, R. Fuglsby^, P. Kharel, Y. Huh, S. Valloppilly, W. Zhang, K. Yang, and D. J. Sellmyer, Development of spin gapless semiconductivity and half metallicity in Ti2MnAl by substitutions for Al, APS MARCH Meeting, (2016)

2015

  1. R. Sbiaa, I. Al-Omari, P. R. Kharel, M. Ranjbar, D. Sellmyer, J. Akerman and S. N. Piramanayagam,“ Temperature effect on exchange coupling and magnetization reversal in antiferromagnetically coupled Co/Pd multilayers” J. Appl. Phys. 118, 063902 (2015).
  2. P. Kharel, W. Zhang, R. Skomski, S. Valloppilly, Y. Huh, R. Fuglsby^, S. Gilbert^, and D. J. Sellmyer, Magnetism, electron transport and effect of disorder in CoFeCrAl, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 48, 245002 (2015); https://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/48/24/245002
  3. Wenyong Zhang, Parashu Kharel, Shah Valloppilly, Lamping Yue, and David J. Sellmyer, “High-energy-product MnBi films with controllable anisotropy” Phys. Status Solidi B, 1-6 (2015).
  4. A. Nelson^, P. Kharel, Y. Huh, P. Lukashev, R. Fuglsby^, J. Guenther^, W. Zhang, S. Valloppilly, and D. J. Sellmyer, Enhancement of Curie Temperature in Mn2RuSn by Co Substitution, J. Appl. Phys. 117, 153906 (2015); https://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4918664
  5. Y. Huh, P. Kharel*, A. Nelson^, V. R. Shah, P. Manchanda, A. Kashyap, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Effect of Co substitution on the magnetic and electron transport properties of Mn2PtSn” J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 27, 076002 (2015). https://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/27/7/076002
  6. R. Fuglsby^, P. Kharel, W. Zhang, S. Valloppilly, Y. Huh, and D. J. Sellmyer, Magnetism of hexagonal Mn1.5X0.5Sn (X = Cr, Mn, Fe, Co) nanomaterials, J. Appl. Phys. 117, 17D115 (2015); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4913821
  7. Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Mukul Dubey, Parashu Kharel, Zhengrong Gu and Qi Hua Fan, “Biocar activated by Oxygen Plasma for Supercapacitors” Journal of Power Sources, 274, 1300(2015).
  8. W.Y. Zhang, P. Kharel, S. Valloppilly, R. Skomski and D. J. Sellmyer, “Synthesis and Magnetism of single-phase Mn-Ga films” J. Appl. Phys. 117, 17E306 (2015).
  9. Y. Huh, THE PHYSICS MATERIALS AND NANO-SCIENCE (PMNS) LAB AT SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, South Dakota Academy of Science, 2015
  10. P. Kharel, W. Zhang, R. Skomski, S. Valloppilly, Y. Huh, R. Fuglsby^, S. Gilbert^, and D. J. Sellmyer, Effect of disorder on the magnetic and electron-transport properties of a prospective spin gapless semiconductor CoFeCrAl, 20th International Conference on Magnetism, (2015), Barcelona, Spain
  11. S. Gilbert^, R. Fuglsby^, Y. Huh, and P. Kharel, Synthesis and Characterization of Ti2MnAl: A Potential Spin Gapless Semiconductor, SD Academy of Science, (2015)
  12. P. Kharel, R. Fuglsby^, S. Simeon^, Y. Huh, W. Zhang, S. Valloppilly, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, Structural, magnetic and electron-transport properties of rapidly quenched CoFeCrAl nanomaterials, APS MARCH Meeting, (2015)
  13. R. Fuglsby^, P. Kharel, W. Zhang, S. Valloppilly, Y. Huh, and D. J. Sellmyer, Magnetism of Hesagonal Mn1.5X0.5Sn (X = Cr, Mn, Fe, Co) Melt-spun ribbons, APS MARCH Meeting, (2015)
  14. P. Kharel, R. Fuglsby^, S. Gilbert^, Y. Huh, S. Vallippolly, R. Skmoski, and D. J. Sellmyer, Structural, Magnetic and Electron transport properties of rapidly quenched CoFeCrAl nanostructures, APS March Meeting, 2015
  15. R. FUGLSBY^, P. KHAREL, W. ZHANG, S. VALLOPPILLY, Y. HUH, and D.J. SELLMYER, Structural and Magnetic Properties of Mn1.5X0.5Sn (X = Cr, Mn, Fe, Co) Melt-spun Ribbons, APS March Meeting, 2015

2014

  1. Vondruska, J. (2014). The impact of previous subject experience on peer learning interactions in introductory physics: A pilot study. Proceedings of the American Association of Physics Teachers Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  2. Burckhard, S., Vondruska, J., Emo, K., Gent, S., Cortus, E., et al. (2014). Engineering the future: A workshop for high school teachers. Proceedings of the ASEE North Midwest Section Conference, Iowa City, IA. ASEE Conference Proceedings. http://ir.uiowa.edu/do/search/?q=vondruska&start=0&context=6222674.
  3. Vondruska, J. (2014). Biology to physics teacher: A transformational journey (Case Study). Poster presentation at American Association of Physics Teachers Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  4. D. J. Sellmyer, Y Liu, W. Y. Zhang and P. Kharel, “Nanostructuring and Properties of Strong Permanent-Magnet Films” pp 69-72, Conference Proceedings, REPM 2014.
  5. W.Y. Zhang, P. Kharel and D. J. Sellmyer, “Development of High-Anisotropy MnBi Thick Films” Pp 105-107, Conference Proceedings, REPM 2014.
  6. P. Kharel*, Y. Huh, N. Al-Aqtash, V. R. Shah, R. F. Sabirianov, R. Skomski and D. J. Sellmyer, “Structural and magnetic transitions in cubic Mn3Ga.” J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 26, 126001 (2014). https://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/26/12/126001
  7. A. Nelson^, Y. Huh, P. Kharel*, V. R. Shah, R. Skomski and D J Sellmyer, “Structural, Magnetic and Electron-Transport Properties of Mn3-xPtxSn (x = 0, 0.5, 1) Nanomaterials.” J. Appl. Phys. 115, 17A923 (2014). https://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4865977
  8. Y. Huh, A. Nelson^, J. Guenther^, M. Dubey, Q. Fan, S.Valloppilly, W. Zhang, D. J. Sellmyer and P. Kharel, Synthesis and Magnetism of Mn-Sn thin films prepared by magnetron sputtering deposition, Submitted to Journal of Applied Physics , (2014)
  9. Buddhi Sagar Lamsal, Yung Huh, Mukul Dubey, Manoj KC, and Qi Hua Fan, Oxygen Induced Limitation on Grain Growth in RF Sputtered Indium Tin Oxide Thin Films, Accepted to be published in the Journal of Energy and Power Engineering (2014)
  10. Y. Huh, A. Nelson^, J. Guenther^, M. Dubey, Q. Fan, S.Valloppilly, W. Zhang, D. J. Sellmyer and P. Kharel, Synthesis and Magnetism of Mn3+xSn (x = 0, 0.5) films, the 59th Annual Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Conference, November (2014)
  11. Fuglsby, Ryan^; Kharel, Parashu R.; Zhang, Wenyong; Valloppilly, Shah; Huh, Yung; Sellmyer, David J., Magnetism of Hexagonal Mn1.5X0.5Sn (X = Cr, Mn, Fe, Co) Nanomaterials, the 59th Annual Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Conference, November (2014)
  12. P. Manchanda, R. Skomski, P. Kharel , Y. Huh, A. Nelson, V.R. Shah, A. Kashyap, G. Hadjipanayis, D. J. Sellmyer, Magnetization and Anisotropy of Tetragonal Mn2(Pt, Co)Sn Heusler Alloys, IEEE International Magnetics Conference, Germany, May (2014)
  13. P. Kharel, R. Skomski, P. Manchanda, Y. Huh, A. Nelson,V. R. Shah, G. C. Hadjipanayis, and D. J. Sellmyer, Anisotropy and Micromagnetism of Heusler Alloys, The 23rd International Workshop on Rare Earth and Future Permanent Magnets and Their Applications (REPM2014), Maryland, August (2014)
  14. Y. Huh, P. Kharel, A. Nelson^, V Shah, R. Skomski, D. Sellmyer, Magnetic, Electrical and Structural study of Mn-Co-Sn Heusler Nanomaterials, APS MARCH MEETING (2014)
  15. P. Kharel, Y. Huh, A. Nelson^, V Shah, R. Skomski, D. Sellmyer, Effect of Co doping on the structural, magnetic and electron transport properties of Mn2PtSn Heusler ally, APS MARCH MEETING (2014)
  16. B. S. Lamsal, M. Dubey, V. Swaminathan, Y. Huh, D. Galipeau, Q. Qiao, Q. H. Fan, Nanoscale investigation of grain growth in RF sputtered indium tin oxide thin films by scanning probe microscopy, Journal of Electronic Materials, 43, 11, 3965 (2014); https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11664-014-3212-4

2013

  1. P. Kharel*, V. R. Shah, W. Zhang, R. Skomski, J. E. Shield and D. J. Sellmyer, “Structural and magnetic properties of Pr alloyed MnBi nanostructures” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 46, 095003(2013).
  2. P. Kharel* and D. J. Sellmyer, “High-anisotropy Mn alloys for permanent-magnet applications” Magnetics Technology International, UKIP Media & Events, pp 28-31, 2013.
  3. D J Sellmyer, B. Balamurugan, W. Y. Zhang, B. Das, R. Skomski, P. Kharel and Y. Liu, “Advances in Rare-Earth-Free Permanent Magnets” PRICM:8 Pacific Rim International Congress on Advanced Materials and Processing, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., pp 1689-1696, 2013.
  4. Y. Huh, P. Kharel*, E. Krage^, R. Skomski, J. E. Shield, and D. J. Sellmyer, “Magnetic properties of rapidly quenched tetragonal Mn3-xGa nanostructures” IEEE Trans. Magn. 49, 3277 (2013).
  5. Y. Huh, P. Kharel*, V. R. Shah, X. Z. Li, R. Skomski and D. J. Sellmyer, “Magnetism and electron transport of MnyGa (1 < y < 2) nanostructures” J. Appl. Phys. 114, 013906 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4812561
  6. Y. Huh, P. Kharel, V. R. Shah, E. Krage, R. Skomski, J. E. Shield, and D. J. Sellmyer, Magnetic and Structural Properties of Rapidly Quenched Tetragonal Mn(3-x)Ga Nanostructures, IEEE Trans. Magn. 49, 7, 3277 (2013); https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMAG.2013.2244856
  7. A. Nelson^, Y. Huh, P. Kharel, V. R. Shah, R. Skomski, and D. J. Sellmyer, Structural and Magnetic Properties of Mn3-xPtxSn (x = 0, 0.5, 1) Nanomaterials, 58th MMM (Magnetism and Magnetic Materials) Conference, 2013
  8. P. Kharel, Y. Huh, V. R. Shah, R. Skomski and D. J. Sellmyer, Magnetism of MnGa-based nanostructures, APS MARCH meeting, Baltimore, MD.(2013)
  9. Buddhi Sagar Lamsal, Yung Huh, Mukul Dubey, K. C. Maoj, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiquan Qiao, David Galipeau, and Q. Fan Oxygen induced limitation on grain growth in RF sputtered Indium tin oxide thin films. EIT, page 1-4. IEEE, (2013)DOI:10.1109/EIT.2013.6632655 (2013)
  10. Buddhi Lamsal, Yung Huh, David Galipeau, and Q. Fan, Effects of Processing Parameters on the Surface Roughness of RF Sputtered Indium Tin Oxide Thin Films: A Study by Atomic Force Microscopy, (2013)
  11. B.S. Lamsal, Y. Huh, M. Dubey, M. KC, S. Venkatesan, Q. Qiao, D. Galipeau, and Q.H. Fan, Oxygen Induced Limitation on Grain Growth in RF Sputtered Indium Tin Oxide Thin Films, IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT), 2013; https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EIT.2013.6632655
  12. "Wake Field Flow of a Sphere Falling in a Finite Duct." J. Markiewicz & W. R. Matson, Amer. J. Mod. Phys. 98-103 (2013)