CSSF Category Awards: 2014
Physics & Astronomy

Senior Division


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S1825 — First Place
Connor E. Tom, Grade 11
Time-Resolved Optical Study of the Surface States of the Topological Insulator Bi(2)Se(3)
Advisor: Dr. Harry Tom
School: North (John Wesley) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S1811 — Second Place
Michelle Guo, Grade 12
Andrew J. Zhang, Grade 11
Stellar Isotopic Abundances in the Milky Way: Insights into the Origin of Carbon and Neutron-Capture Elements
Advisor: Dr. Evan Kirby
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County, Irvington High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S1823 — Third Place
Julienne Sauer, Grade 9
Quantum Locking: Applications towards Controlled Frictionless Spatial Motion
Advisor: Ms. Katherine Huang
School: Dougherty Valley High School, San Ramon, Contra Costa County
S1807 — Fourth Place
Ezra B. Creighton, Grade 11
Engineering an HHO System to Safely Run a Four Stroke Engine with Water (HHO), Part 3
Advisor: Mr. Michael Bell
School: Monarch Academy, Moreno Valley, Riverside County
S1802 — Honorable Mention
Namrata R. Balasingam, Grade 11
A Kinetic Monte Carlo Study of the Scalability and Variability of the Forming Voltage of Transition Metal Oxide ReRAMs
Advisor: Dr. Dipu Pramanik
School: Mitty (Archbishop) High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1805 — Honorable Mention
Cameron Chaffey, Grade 10
Alien Atmospheres: Searching for Exoplanet Bow Shocks
Advisor: Mr. Dana Hagen
School: Torrance High School, Torrance, Los Angeles County
S1820 — Honorable Mention
Aaron C. Ray, Grade 11
Temperature Dependence of the Indirect and Direct Bandgaps in TlBr from Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Haegel
School: York School, Monterey, Monterey County

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