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Seth Putterman, Ph.D.

Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Member, NanoMechanical and Nanofluidic Systems, California NanoSystems Institute

Ph.D., Rockefeller University, 1970

Contact Information:
Work Email Address:
Work Address: UCLA
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Mail Code: 154705
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Fax Number: (310) 206-5668
Office Phone Number: (310) 825-2269

Selected Publications:

J. R. Hird, C. G. Camara, and S. J. Putterman, A triboelectric x-ray source, Appl. Phys. Lett, 2011, 98 (13).
C. G. Camara, J. V. Escobar, J. R. Hird and S. J. Putterman, Mechanically driven millimeter source of nanosecond X-ray pulses, Appl Phys B, 2010, 99 (4), 613-7.
E. Kirilov and S. Putterman, 2-photon ionization for efficient seeding and trapping of strontium ions, The European Physical Journal D - Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics, 2009, 54 (3), 683-691.
Bass, A. Ruuth, S. J. Camara, C. Merriman, B. Putterman, S., Molecular dynamics of extreme mass segregation in a rapidly collapsing bubble, Phys Rev Lett, 2008, 101 (23), 234301.
S Putterman, A physicist links magnetism, force and fatigue, Nature, 2008, 454 (257).
Putterman, S. Roberts, P., Convective corrections to the linear diffusion equation, Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys, 2008, 77 (4 Pt 2), 046313.
Carlos G. Camara1, Juan V. Escobar1, Jonathan R. Hird & Seth J. Putterman, Correlation between nanosecond X-ray flashes and stickÔÇôslip friction in peeling tape, Nature, 2008, 455 (7216), 1089-92.
Alexander Bass, Seth Putterman, Barry Merriman and Steven J. Ruuth, Symmetry reduction for molecular dynamics simulation of an imploding gas bubble, Journal of Computational Physics, 2008, 227 (3), 2118-2129.
Tang V, Meyer G, Morse J, Schmid G, Spadaccini C, Kerr P, Rusnak B, Sampayan S, Naranjo B, Putterman S, Neutron production from feedback controlled thermal cycling of a pyroelectric crystal, Rev Sci Instrum, 2007, 78 (12), 123504.
Camara, C. G. Hopkins, S. D. Suslick, K. S. Putterman, S. J., Upper bound for neutron emission from sonoluminescing bubbles in deuterated acetone, Phys Rev Lett, 2007, 98 (6), 064301.
D. Flannigan, S.D. Hopkins, C. Camara, K.S. Suslick, S. Putterman, Measurement of Pressure and Density Inside a Single Sonoluminescing Bubble, Physical Review Letters, 2006, 96 (20), 204301.
S. Hopkins, B. Kappus, K. Suslick, C. Camara, S. Putterman, Dynamics of a Sonoluminescing Bubble in Sulfuric Acid, Physical Review Letters, 2005, 95 (25), 254301.
B. Naranjo, J. Gimzewski, S. Putterman, Observation of Nuclear Fusion Driven by a Pyroelectric Crystal, Nature, 2005, 434, 1115-1117.
C. Camara, S. Putterman, E. Kirilov, Sonoluminescence from a Single Bubble Driven at 1MHz, Phys. Rev. Lett, 2004, 92 (12), 124301.
Ruuth Steven J, Putterman Seth, Merriman Barry, Molecular dynamics simulation of the response of a gas to a spherical piston: implications for sonoluminescence, Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 2002, 66 (3 Pt 2B), 036310.
Vazquez, G. Camara, C. Putterman, S. J. Weninger, K., Blackbody spectra for sonoluminescing hydrogen bubbles, Phys Rev Lett, 2002, 88 (19), 197402.
Weninger, K. R. Evans, P. G. Putterman, S. J., Comment on "Mie scattering from a sonoluminescing bubble with high spatial and temporal resolution", Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys, 2001, 64 (3 Pt 2), 038301.
Weninger, K. R. Camara, C. G. Putterman, S. J., Observation of bubble dynamics within luminescent cavitation clouds: Sonoluminescence at the nano-scale, Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys, 2001, 63 (1 Pt 2), 016310.
Putterman, S. Evans, P. G. Vazquez, G. Weninger, K., Is there a simple theory of sonoluminescence?, Nature, 2001, 409 (6822), 782-3.
Vazquez, G. E. Putterman, S. J., Temperature and pressure dependence of sonoluminescence, Phys Rev Lett, 2000, 85 (14), 3037-40.
Budakian, R. Putterman, S. J., Correlation between charge transfer and stick-slip friction at a metal-insulator interface, Phys Rev Lett, 2000, 85 (5), 1000-3.
Weninger, K. R. Evans, P. G. Putterman, S. J., Time correlated single photon mie scattering from a sonoluminescing bubble, Phys Rev E Stat Phys Plasmas Fluids Relat Interdiscip Topics, 2000, 61 (2), R1020-3.