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ALLAN L. ALINEA

PhD Physics

Particles physics, cosmology, computational physics, physics education

alalinea(at)up.edu.ph

Alinea, A. L., & Kubota, T. (2018). Adiabatic regularization of the power spectrum in nonminimally coupled general single-field inflation. Physical Review D, 97(6). doi: 10.1103/physrevd.97.063513

Alinea, A. L., Kubota, T., & Misumi, N. (2017). The double-soft limit in cosmological correlation functions and graviton exchange effects. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2017(01), 034–034. doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2017/01/034

Alinea, A. L. (2016). Adiabatic regularization of power spectra in nonminimally coupled chaotic inflation. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2016(10), 027–027. doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2016/10/027

Alinea, A. L., Kubota, T., & Naylor, W. (2016). Logarithmic divergences in thek-inflationary power spectra computed through the uniform approximation. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2016(02), 028–028. doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2016/02/028

Alinea, A. L., & Naylor, W. (2015). Polarization of physics on global courses. Physics Education, 50(2), 210–217. doi: 10.1088/0031-9120/50/2/210

NELIO C. ALTOVEROS

M. Applied Science (Physics)

Instrumentation, Robotics, Drones, Embedded Systems, Agriculture Technologies

ncaltoveros@up.edu.ph

Nelio C. Altoveros, Janah P. Monsanto, Bryan Paul L. Altoveros, Rendendo F. Mata, Moises A. Dorado, Roger A. Luyun Jr., Melvin D. Ebuenga, Victorino A. Bato, Concepcion L. Khan, Felino P. Lansigan, Maria Victoria O. Espaldon. (2019). Project SARAI Technologies for Climate Smart Agriculture in the Philippines. Developing Innovation Strategies in the Era of Data-driven Agriculture. RDA-FFTC International Symposium (vol. 2, pp. 89-97), Jeonju City, South Korea.

Ruby Agnes Alfonso, John Raymond Pingol, Maria Clarissa Carasco, Aubrey Faith Mella, Hazel Joyce Ramirez, Nelio Altoveros, Ranzivelle Roxas-Villanueva, Giovanni Tapang, and Romel Gomez (2013) Enhancing HOTS in Science Pedagogy with VISSER. Proceedings of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress, University of San Carlos, Cebu City.

Ranzivelle Marianne Roxas-Villanueva, Gay Jane Perez, Romarie Lorenzo, Nelio Altoveros, Giovanni Tapang, and Romel Gomez (2013). VISSER: Versatile Instrument System for Science Education and Research, Proceedings of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Congress, University of San Carlos, Cebu City.

Nelio Altoveros, Thaddeus P. Lawas, Julius Cris V. Salinas, Jedd I. Jaurigue, Kristine Joyce M. Ragudo (2013). Using Automatic Weather Stations to Monitor Flooding in Laguna, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Scientific Meeting, Philippines Network of Educators on Environment, Caraga State University, Butuan City.

Nelio Altoveros, Thaddeus P. Lawas, Julius Cris V. Salinas, Jedd I. Jaurigue, Kristine Joyce M. Ragudo (2013). Automatic Weather Station and Early Warning System to Aid Flood-Prone Municipalities in Laguna, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Scientific Meeting, Philippines Network of Educators on Environment, Caraga State University, Butuan City.

R.M. Roxas-Villanueva, G.J. Perez, R. Lorenzo, N. Altoveros, G. Tapang and R. Gomez (2012), VISSER: Enhancing science education through hands-on experiments, Proceedings of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (vol. 9). De La Salle Health Science Institute, Dasmarinas, Cavite. Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas.

NC Altoveros, AI Silva, DV Cantre (2011). Multi-channel temperature profiler for canned food products using PC and microcontrollers, Proceedings of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (vol. 8). National Institute of Physics, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas.

NC Altoveros, MBV Aligan, DV Cantre (2011). Automated canned food thermal processing controller”, Proceedings of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (vol. 8). National Institute of Physics, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas.

N. Altoveros, R. Sese, C. Medina. (2001). Acoustical Methods for Detecting Internal Infestation of Mango Pulp Weevil (Sternochetus frigidus Fabr.) on Raw Mangoes (Mangifera indica L.). Science Diliman . A Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences (vol. 13, no. 2. pp. 85-87). Research Dissemination and Utilization Office, University of the Philippines, Diliman Quezon City.

Waller J.W., Shi X.H., Altoveros N.C., Howard J., Blackwell B.D., Warr G.B. (1995). Digital Interface for Quadrature Demodulation of Interferometer Signals, Review of Scientific Instruments (vol. 66, no.2, Part 1, pp. 1171-1174). American Institute of Physics, Woodbury, NY.

JUNIUS ANDRE F. BALISTA

PhD Physics

Soft Condensed Matter Physics (Granular Materials), Physics Education

jfbalista@up.edu.ph

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8462-849X

J.A.F. Balista, C. Saloma. Modified inelastic bouncing ball model of the Brazil nut effect and its reverse. Granular Matter 20, 47 (2018). DOI: 10.1007/s10035-018-0821-2

J.A.F. Balista. Axial segregation of granular mixtures as the rotational stabilization of the radial core. Granular Matter 19, 39 (2017). DOI: 10.1007/s10035-017-0721-x

J.A.F. Balista, B.R. Asis III. Relaxation of perturbed axial segregation bands. Granular Matter 18, 82 (2016). DOI:10.1007/s10035-016-0677-2

J.A.F. Balista, C.A. Saloma. Modified Inelastic Bouncing Ball Model for Describing the Dynamics of Granular Materials in a Vibrated Container. Physica D 291C, 17 (2015). DOI:10.1016/j.physd.2014.10.003

J.A.F. Balista, D.E.O. Juanico, C.A. Saloma. The brazilian nut effect by void filling: an analytic model. Complexity 16, 9 (2011). DOI:10.1002/cplx.20345

J.A.F. Balista, M.N. Soriano, C.A. Saloma. Compact time-independent pattern representation of entire human gait cycle for tracking of gait irregularities. Pattern Recognition Letters 31, 20 (2010). DOI:10.1016/j.patrec.2009.09.001

IMSP Coordinator for Research and Extension

IVY R. COLAMBO

Doctor of Philosophy

Graphene and other 2D materials; scanning tunneling microscopy; materials characterization using synchrotron radiation-based techniques: X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS/nano-XPS), angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy (ARPES/nano-ARPES), X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) and photoelectron diffraction (PED)

ircolambo@up.edu.ph

Razado-Colambo I., Avila J., Vignaud D., Godey S., Wallart X., Woodruff D.P., Asensio M.C. (2018). Structural determination of bilayer graphene on SiC (0001) using synchrotron radiation photoelectron diffraction, Scientific Reports, 8, 10190.

Razado-Colambo I, Avila J., Nys J.P., Chen C., Wallart X., Asensio M.C., Vignaud D. (2016). NanoARPES of twisted bilayer graphene on SiC: absence of velocity renormalization for small angles, Scientific Reports, 6, 27261.

Razado-Colambo I., Avila J., Chen C, Nys J.P, Wallart X., Asensio M.C., Vignaud D. (2015). Probing the electronic properties of graphene on SiC(000-1) down to single domains by nanoresolved photoelectron spectroscopies , Physical Review B, 92, 035105.

Avila J., Razado-Colambo I., Lorcy S., Fleurier R., Pichonat E., Vignaud D., Wallart X., M. C. Asensio (2013). Exploring electronic structure of one-atom thick polycrystalline graphene films: A nano angle resolved photoemission study, Scientific Reports, 3, 2439.

De Padova P., Avila J., Resta A., Razado-Colambo I., Quaresima C., Ottaviani C., Olivieri B., Bruhn T., Vogt P., Asensio M.C., Le Lay G. (2013). The quasiparticle band dispersion in epitaxial multilayer silicene, Journal of Phys.: Condensed Matter, 25, 382202.

Avila J., Razado-Colambo I., Lorcy S., Lagarde B., Polack F., Asensio M.C (2013). ANTARES, a scanning photoemission microscopy beamline at SOLEIL, Journal of Physics Conferences Series, 425, 192023.

Razado-Colambo I.C., Zhang H.M., Uhrberg R.I.G (2009). Electronic structure of H/Ge(111) 1×1 studied by ARPES, Physical Review B 80, 193403.

Razado-Colambo I.C., He J., Zhang H.M., Hansson G.V., Uhrberg R. I. G. (2009). Electronic structure of Ge(111) c(2×8): STM, ARPES and theory, Physical Review B, 79, 205410.

Razado-Colambo I.C., Zhang H.M., Hansson G.V., Uhrberg R. I. G. (2006). Hydrogen-induced metallization on Ge(111) c(2×8), Applied Surface Science, 252, 530.

Razado-Colambo I.C., Zhang H.M., Uhrberg R. I. G. Hansson G.V. (2005). STM study of site selective hydrogen adsorption on Si(111) 7×7, Physical Review B, 71, 23541.

ROSEMARIE D. EUSEBIO

MST (Physics)

Physics education researches – assessment and evaluation, flipped classroom, quality assurance

rdeusebio@up.edu.ph

TERENCIO D. LACUESTA

Doctor of Philosophy

Solid and Surface Physics, Semiconductor Physics

tdlacuesta@up.edu.ph

Effect of DC Bias During Contact Electrification of Muscovite Mica Using Tapping Mode AFM-KPFM, Jose M. Esmeria Jr., Terencio Lacuesta and Romeric Pobre, 37th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas International Congress, May 29 – June 1, 2019 Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

Wirebond Enhancement on Copper Palladium Bonding in an Over Pad Metallization, Michael B. Tabiera, Bryan Christian S. Bacquian, Terencio D. Lacuesta, 16th Electronics Packaging Technology Conference, 3-5 December 2014, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.

Depth Dependent Non-Destructive Analysis of the Oxide Surface of InP(100) Using Grazing Incidence X-Ray Photoemission, Terrence Jach, Stephen Thurgate and Terencio Lacuesta, “Semiconductor Characterization: Present Status and Future Needs, American Institute of Physics, Woodbury, NY, 1996, 283-286.

Surface Photovoltage Study of n-type and p-type InP, Kyle Blight, Stephen M. 
Thurgate and Terencio D. Lacuesta, Surface Science 310 (1994) 103-112.

Surface Photovoltage Study of InP and Zn3P2 , Stephen M. Thurgate, Terencio D. Lacuesta and Neil R. Huck, Surface Science 219 (1989) 420-428.

The Solid State: Electrical Conductivity of Crystals, Bato Balani, Diwa Learning Systems Inc., Metro Manila, Vol. 13, No. 6, 1994, pp. 10-11.

Electrical Properties of Semiconductors, Bato Balani, Diwa Learning Systems Inc., Metro Manila, Vol. 13, No. 6, 1994, pp. 19-20.

CHRYSLINE MARGUS N. PIÑOL

PhD Physics

Population Dynamics, Modeling and Simulation

cnpinol@up.edu.ph

Piñol, C. M. N., & Banzon, R. S. (2010). Catastrophic senescence and semelparity in the Penna aging model. Theory in Biosciences, 130(2), 101–106. doi: 10.1007/s12064-010-0115-7

Piñol, C. M. N., & Banzon, R. S. (2011). Stability in a population model without random deaths by the Verhulst factor. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 390(7), 1295–1299. doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2010.11.046

Piñol, C. M. N., De Maligaya, J. D. P., & Balitaon, A. G. (2012). Survivability of Verhulst-free populations under mutation accumulation. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, 6(7), 738–740.

Crisostomo, C. P., & Piñol, C. M. N. (2012). An Ising-based model for the spread of infection. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Mathematical, Computational, Physical, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 6(7), 735–737.

Carmelo, W. H., Razal, R. A., Piñol, C. M. N., & Fuller, J. (2016). Stress-based kiln drying of Gmelina arborea Roxb. lumber. Philippine Journal of Science, 145(3), 297–307.

Ramos, A. R., Tapia, A. K. G., Piñol, C. M. N., Lantican, N. B., Del Mundo, M. L. F., Manalo, R. D., & Herrera, M. U. (2019). Morphological, electrical and antimicrobial properties of polyaniline-coated paper prepared via a two-pot layer-by-layer technique. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 238, 121972. doi: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2019.121972

Ramos, A. R., Tapia, A. K. G., Piñol, C. M. N., Lantican, N. B., Del Mundo, M. L. F., Manalo, R. D., & Herrera, M. U. (2019). Effects of reaction temperatures and reactant concentrations on the antimicrobial characteristics of copper precipitates synthesized using L-ascorbic acid as reducing agent. Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices, 4(1), 66–71. doi: 10.1016/j.jsamd.2018.12.009

ALEXANDRA B. SANTOS-PUTUNGAN

PhD Materials Science and Engineering

Computational materials science (First-Principles Calculations)

absantos1@up.edu.ph

Santos-Putungan, A. B., Stojic, N., Binggeli, N. and Paraan, F. N. C. (2020). Selective capture of CO2 over N2 and CH4: B clusters and their size effects. Materials Today Communications (22), 100712

Santos-Putungan, A. B. and Putungan, D. B. (2019). Methane adsorption on strained 1T′-MoS2 monolayer: insights from density functional theory calculations. Materials Research Express 6 (6), 065512

Santos-Putungan, A. B., Stojic, N., Binggeli, N. and Paraan, F.N. C. (2019). Strong chemisorption of CO2 on B10-B13 planar-type clusters 31 145504

Santos-Putungan, A. B. and Putungan, D. B. (2018). Density functional theory study of uni-and bi-metallic small Pt and Ni clusters for fuel conversion applications. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 1039 (1), 012029

Santos-Putungan, A. B., Empizo, M.J. F., Yamanoi, K., Vargas, R. M., Arita, R., Minami, Y., Shimizu, T., Salvador, A. A., Sarmago, R. V., Sarukura, N. (2016). Intense and fast UV emitting ZnO microrods fabricated by low temperature aqueous chemical growth method. Journal of Luminescence 169, 216-219

Alvin Karlo G. TAPIA

Doctor of Science (Chemical Physics)

Disordered materials, low frequency spectroscopy, ultrafast physics

ANTHONY ALLAN D. VILLANUEVA

PhD Physics

Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

A. Villanueva and E. Galapon, “Generalized crossing states in the interacting case: The uniform gravitational field, Phys. Rev. A 82 (2010) 052117.

E. Galapon and A. Villanueva, “Quantum first time-of-arrival operators,” J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 41 (2008) 455302.

A. Villanueva, Mass-Dependent Arrival Time Density of a Ballistic Particle at the Turning Point. Philippine Journal of Science. 145 (4) (2016) 385-393.

A. Villanueva, Correlation-dependent Tunneling of a Ballistic Particle. UP Los Baños Journal. 13 (2015) 109-121.

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