Publications

PER/IPLS Publications
Experimental Physics Publications

Physics Education and IPLS

  • Benjamin Geller, Chandra Turpen, and Catherine H. Crouch, “Sources of student engagement in introductory physics for life sciences,” Phys. Rev. Physics Education Research 14, 010118 (2018).
  • Catherine H. Crouch, Panchompoo Wisittanawat*, Ming Cai, and K. Ann Renninger, “Life science students’ attitudes, interest, and performance in introductory physics for life sciences (IPLS): An exploratory study,” Phys. Rev. Physics Education Research 14, 010111 (2018)
  • Catherine H. Crouch and Kenneth Heller, “Introductory Physics in Biological Context: An Approach to Improve Introductory Physics for Life Science Students,” American Journal of Physics 82, 378 (2014).
  • E. F. Redish, C. Bauer, K. L. Carleton, T. J. Cooke, M. Cooper, C. H. Crouch, B. W. Dreyfus, B. Geller, J. Giannini, J. Svoboda Gouvea, M. W. Klymkowsky, W. Losert, K. Moore, J. Presson, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen, and K. Thompson, “NEXUS/Physics: An interdisciplinary repurposing of physics for biologists,” American Journal of Physics 82, 368 (2014).
  • Catherine H. Crouch, Panchompoo Wisittanawat,* and K. Ann Renninger, “Initial Interest, Goals, and Changes in CLASS Scores in Introductory Physics for Life Sciences,” in Proceedings of the 2013 Physics Education Research Conference, Paula Engelhardt, editor (American Association of Physics Teachers, 2013).
  • Catherine H. Crouch and Kenneth Heller, “Teaching physics to life science students: examining the role of biological context,” in Proceedings of the 2011 Physics Education Research Conference, Sanjay Rebello, editor (American Association of Physics Teachers, 2011).
  • Catherine H. Crouch, Jessica Watkins, Adam P. Fagen, and Eric Mazur, “Peer Instruction: Engaging students one-on-one, all at once,” in Research-Based Reforms in University Physics, Edward F. Redish, editor (American Association of Physics Teachers, available online.
  • Mercedes Lorenzo, Catherine H. Crouch, and Eric Mazur, “Reducing the gender gap in the physics classroom,” American Journal of Physics 74, 118 (2006).
  • Catherine H. Crouch, Adam P. Fagen, J. Paul Callan, and Eric Mazur, “Classroom demonstrations: learning tools or entertainment?” American Journal of Physics 72, 835 (2004).
  • K. Kelvin Cheng, BethAnn Thacker, Richard L. Cardenas, and Catherine H. Crouch, “Using an online homework system enhances students’ learning of physics concepts in an introductory physics course,” American Journal of Physics 72, 1447 (2004).
  • Adam P. Fagen, Catherine H. Crouch, and Eric Mazur, “Peer Instruction: results from a range of classrooms,” The Physics Teacher 40, 206-209 (2002).
  • Catherine H. Crouch and Eric Mazur, “Peer Instruction: Ten Years of Experience and Results,” American Journal of Physics 69, 970 (2001).

Invited Editorial, Introductory Physics for Life Sciences

  • Catherine H. Crouch, Robert Hilborn, Suzanne Amador Kane, Timothy McKay, and Mark Reeves “Physics for Future Physicians and Life Scientists: A Moment of Opportunity,” APS News (March 2010).

Experimental Physics

Swarthmore College undergraduate co-authors indicated by *.

  • Catherine H. Crouch, Margaret H. Bost,* Tae H. Kim,* D. Stuart Arbuckle,* Carl H. Grossman, and Kathleen P. Howard, “Optimization of Detergent-Mediated Reconstitution of Influenza A M2 Protein into Proteoliposomes,” Membranes 8 (4), 103 (2018).
  • Siying Wang, Claudia Querner, Tali Dadosh, Catherine H. Crouch, Dmitry Novikov, and Marija Drndic, “Collective fluorescence enhancement in nanoparticle clusters,” Nature Communications 2, 364 (2011).
  • Catherine H. Crouch, Orion Sauter*, Xiaohua Wu, Robert Purcell*, Claudia Querner, Marija Drndic, and Matthew Pelton, “Facts and artifacts in the blinking statistics of semiconductor nanocrystals,” Nano Letters 10, 1692-1698 (2010).
  • Catherine H. Crouch, Robert Mohr*, Thomas Emmons*, Siying Wang, and Marija Drndic, “Excitation energy dependence of fluorescence intermittency in CdSe/ZnS core-shell nanocrystals,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113, 12059 (2009).
  • Siying Wang, Claudia Querner, Michael D. Fischbein, Lauren Willis, Dmitry Novikov, Catherine H. Crouch and Marija Drndic, “Blinking statistics correlated with nanoparticle number,” Nano Letters 8, 4020-4024 (2008).
  • Mengyan Shen, James E. Carey, Catherine H. Crouch, Maria Kandyla, Howard A. Stone, and Eric Mazur, “High-density regular arrays of nanometer-scale rods formed on silicon surfaces via femtosecond laser irradiation in water,” Nano Letters 8. 2087 (2008).
  • Siying Wang, Claudia Querner, Thomas Emmons, Marija Drndic, and Catherine H. Crouch, “Fluorescence blinking statistics from CdSe core and core-shell nanorods,”Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110. 23221 (2006).
  • James E. Carey, Catherine H. Crouch, Mengyan Shen, and Eric Mazur, “Visible and near-infrared responsivity of femtosecond laser-structured photodiodes,” Optics Letters 30 (14), 1773 (2005).
  • C. H. Crouch, J. E. Carey, M. Y. Shen, E. Mazur, and F. Y. Génin, “Infrared absorption by sulfur-doped silicon formed by femtosecond laser irradiation,” Applied Physics A 79, 1635 (2004).
  • C. H. Crouch, J. E. Carey, J. M. Warrender, M. J. Aziz, and E. Mazur, “Comparison of structure and properties of femtosecond and nanosecond laser-structured silicon,” Applied Physics Letters 84, 1850 (2004).
  • M. Y. Shen, C. H. Crouch, J. E. Carey, and E. Mazur, “Femtosecond laser-induced formation of submicrometer spikes on silicon in water,” Applied Physics Letters 85, 5694 (2004).
  • M. Y. Shen, C. H. Crouch, J. E. Carey, R. Younkin, M. Sheehy, C. M. Friend, and E. Mazur, “Formation of ordered silicon microspikes by femtosecond laser irradiation through a mask,” Applied Physics Letters 82, 1715 (2003).
  • C. Wu, C. H. Crouch, L. Zhao, and E. Mazur, “Visible luminescence from silicon surfaces microstructured in air,” Applied Physics Letters 81, 1999 (2002).
  • C. Wu, C. H. Crouch, L. Zhao, J. E. Carey, R. Younkin, J. A. Levinson, E. Mazur, R. M. Farrell, P. Gothoskar, and A. Karger, “Near-unity below-band gap absorption by microstructured silicon,” Applied Physics Letters 78, 1850 (2001).
  • C. H. Crouch, C. Livermore, F. R. Waugh, R. M. Westervelt, K. L. Campman, and A. C. Gossard, “Evolution of the Coulomb gap in tunnel-coupled quantum dots,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 817 (1997).
  • C. H. Crouch, C. Livermore, F. R. Waugh, R. M. Westervelt, K. L. Campman, and A. C. Gossard, “Coulomb gap of coupled quantum dots,” Surface Science 361/362, 631 (1996).
  • C. H. Crouch, C. Livermore, R. M. Westervelt, K. L. Campman, and A. C. Gossard, “Coulomb oscillations in partially open quantum dots,” Superlattices & Microstructures 20, 377 (1996).
  • C. Livermore, C. H. Crouch, R. M. Westervelt, K. L. Campman, and A. C. Gossard, “The Coulomb blockade in coupled quantum dots,” Science 274, 1332 (1996).
  • C. Livermore, C. H. Crouch, R. M. Westervelt, K. L. Campman, and A. C. Gossard, “Conductance peak splitting in charge-polarized coupled quantum dots,” Superlattices & Microstructures 20, 633 (1996).
  • F. R. Waugh, M. J. Berry, C. H. Crouch, C. Livermore, D. J. Mar, R. M. Westervelt, K. L. Campman, and A. C. Gossard, “Measuring interactions between tunnel-coupled quantum dots,” Phys. Rev. B 53 1413 (1996).
  • F. H. Stillinger, T. Head-Gordon, and C. L. Hirshfeld, “Toy model for protein folding,” Phys. Rev. E 48 (1993), 1469-1477.
  • C. L. Hirshfeld and M. Seul, “Critical mixing in monomolecular films: pressure-composition phase diagram of a two-dimensional binary mixture,” J. Phys. France 51 (1990), 1537-1552.

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