Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Education: Ph.D. in Physics from Rice University, Houston, Texas, 1964
M.A. in Physics from Rice University, Houston, Texas, 1962
B.A. (magna cum laude), Physics, from Rice University, 1960
Appointments:Department Chair, Physics and Astronomy, UALR 1989-present
Professor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 1980-present
Visiting Professor, University of Notre Dame 1980-1981
Associate Professor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 1975-1980
Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame 1968-1975
Post-Doctoral Research Assoc., University of Notre Dame 1966-1968
Post-Doctoral Research Assoc., University of Pittsburgh 1964-1966
Students Directed:3 Ph.D. dissertations, 2 Master's thesis
and 1 Senior thesis
Major professor for recipient DOE-EPSCoR Training Grant (1992-94)
Refereeing: Articles in the Physical Review C and
Physical Review Letters
and Research Proposals to Research Corporation
Societies: American Physical Society (APS), Sigma Xi,
American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)
Research Fields: Precision Energy Measurements,
Ultra-Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions,
Astrophysics, Nuclear structure (polarized deuterons)
Publications: 58 in refereed journals
[and about 50 in conference proceedings]
58. S. Vouzoukas, C. P. Browne, U. Giesen, J. Gorres, S. M. Graff, H.
Herndl, C. Iliadis, L. O. Lamm, J. Meissner, J. G. Ross, K. Scheller, L.
van Wormer, M. Wiescher, and A. A. Rollefson, " Reaction rate for
31S(p,g)32Cl and its influence on the SiP cycle in hot stellar hydrogen
burning,"Phys. Rev. C50 , 1185 (1994)
57. R. E. Warner, R. J. Orr, W. F. Waite, C. P. Browne, S. E. Darden,
Rollefson, J. J. Kolata, L. van Wormer, A. Galonsky, D. Sackett, F. D.
Becchetti. " Measurement of the 6Li + natSi reaction cross section at
18 to 28 MeV with a magnetic spectrograph and position-sensitive Si
detector," Nuclear Instruments and Methods A314, 113 (1992)
56. R. E. Warner, K. M. Berland, W. F. Rulla, D. A. Francis, J. J.
Kolata, Z. Ayer, S. E. Darden, X. J. Kong, G. Liu, A. Morsad, S.
McGimpsey, A. A. Rollefson, A. Galonsky, A. Nadasen, J. S. Winfield, F.
D. Becchetti. "Total Reaction Probabilities and Average Cross Sections
for 16 to 23 MeV 6Li in silicon," Nuclear Physics A516, 416 (1990)
55. L. O. Lamm, C. P. Browne, J. Gorres, S. M. Graff, M. Wiescher, A.A.
Rollefson, and B. A. Brown. "The Level Structure of 20Na and the Impact
upon the Stellar Reaction Rate for 19Ne(p,g)20Na," Nuclear Physics
A510, 503 (1990)
54. A. A. Rollefson, V. Wijekumar, C. P. Browne, M. Wiescher, H. J.
Hausman, W. Y. Kim, and P. Schmalbrock. "Spectroscopic Factors for
Proton Unbound Levels in 26Al and Their Influence on Stellar Reaction
Rates," Nuclear Physics A507, 413 (1990)
53. A. A. Rollefson, C. P. Browne, M. A. Gummin, L. O. Lamm, M.
Wiescher, and V. Wijekumar. "Reinvestigation of Proton Threshold States
in 26Al," Zeitschrift fur Physik A - Atomic Nuclei 331, 101 (1988)