Browse or search the latest publications from Calvin's physics and astronomy department.
Big Bang: From Myths to Model
by Jason Smolinski
Published: January 22, 2017
Practically Human: College Professors Speak from the Heart of Humanities Education
by Gary Schmidt, Matthew Walhout
Contributor(s): Lee Hardy, Will Katerberg, Karin Maag, Henry Luttikhuizen, Matthew Walhout and others.
Published: May 18, 2012
Learning & Teaching Scientific Inquiry: Research and Applications
by James Jadrich, Crystal Bruxvoort
Published: September 30, 2011
Origins: Christian Perspectives on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design
by Deborah B. Haarsma, Loren D. Haarsma
Published: August 2, 2011
Portraits of Creation: Biblical and Scientific Perspectives on the World's Formation
by Howard J. Van Till
Contributor(s): Robert E. Snow, John H. Stek, Davis A. Young,
Published: August 19, 1990
Professional publications by students and faculty
Calvin Physics & Astronomy personnel are in bold face. Student authors are indicated with a *.
Note: The papers on this list were authored or co-authored by Calvin Physics & Astronomy personnel while at Calvin, and bear a Calvin College address. Papers written by present staff before they joined the Calvin faculty are not included. Papers written by former staff during their time at Calvin are included.
Ryan Balili, Multiple-Photon Excitation of Nitrogen Vacancy Center in Diamond, American Physical Society, Physical Review B 97, no. 13 (April 1, 2018).
"The First Post-Kepler Brightness Dips of KIC 8462852," Tabetha S. Boyajian and many coauthors, (Astrophysical Journal Letters, 853:L8, 2018 January 20) [ApJ] [Full text of arXiv]. Coauthors include Calvin Professor Lawrence Molnar and Calvin students Michaela G. Blain, Evan M. Cook, and Kenton A. Greene.
John Sherwood, Anthony Ditta*, Becky Haney, Loren Haarsma, and Michael Carbajales-Dale "Resource Criticality in Modern Economies: Agent-Based Model Demonstrates Vulnerabilities from Technological Interdependence." BioPhysical Economics and Resource Quality 2(3): 9. (September, 2017)
Walhout, Matthew, editor "Do Justice, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly: A Biography of the Honorable Vernon J. Ehlers," authored by Julia R. LaPlaca. (Grand Rapids, MI: Family of Vernon J. Ehlers, 2017.)
Haarsma, Loren “The Original Couple: What are the Range of Viable Positions Concerning Adam and Eve?” in Old Earth or Evolutionary Creation? Discussing Origins with Reasons to Believe and BioLogos, Kenneth Keathley, J.B. Stump & Joe Aguirre, eds. (InterVarsity Press Academic, July, 2017)
Walhout, Matthew Journal article. "Reshaping the Picture of Science," in PERSPECTIVES: A Journal of Reformed Thought, pp. 6-9 (May/June 2017).
Lawrence A. Molnar, Daniel M. Van Noord*, Karen Kinemuchi, Jason P. Smolinski, Cara E. Alexander*, Evan M. Cook*, Byoungchan Jang*, Henry A. Kobulnicky, Christopher J. Spedden*, Steven D. Steenwyk, "Prediction of a red nova outburst in KIC 9832227", Astrophysical Journal 840:1 (2017 May 1)
Walhout, Matthew Dictionary/Encyclopedia article or entry. "Peter Harrison," Dictionary of Christianity and Science, Paul Copan, Tremper Longman III, Christopher Reese, and Michael Straus Eds., Zondervan, Grand Rapids, 2017.
Peter M. Boersma*, Loren D. Haarsma, Mark P. Schotanus, and John L. Ubels, “TNF-R1 and FADD mediate UVB-Induced activation of K+ channels in corneal epithelial cells.” Experimental Eye Research, 154, 1-9. January, 2017.
Loren Haarsma, Serita Nelesen, Ethan VanAndel*, James Lamine*, Peter VandeHaar*, "Simulating evolution of protein complexes through gene duplication and co-option" Journal of Theoretical Biology (2016), pp. 22-32 DOI information: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.03.028
Melissa J. Dykhuis*, Lawrence A. Molnar, Christopher J. Gates*, Joshua A. Gonzales*, Jared J. Huffman*, Aaron R. Maat*, Stacy L. Maat*, Matthew I. Marks*, Alyssa R. Massey-Plantinga*, Nathan D. McReynolds*, Jeremy A. Schut*, Joshua P. Stoep*, Andrew J. Stutzman*, Brandon C. Thomas*, George W. Vander Tuig*, Jess W. Vriesema*, Richard Greenberg "Efficient spin sense determination of Flora-region asteroids via the epoch method,"Icarus, 267, 174-203 (2016)
A. Dreismann, H. Ohadi, Y. del Valle-Inclan Redondo, R. Balili, Y. Rubo, S. I Tsintzos, G. Deligeorgis, Z. Hatzopoulos, P. Savvidis & J. Baumberg. "A sub-femtojoule electrical spin-switch based on optically trapped polariton condensates", Nature Materials, 15, 1074-1078 (2016)
Ke, K., Strango*, Z. I., Harper, P. E. & Zhao, M. Influence of Phosphatidylethanolamine Concentration and Composition on the Detection of Antiphosphatidylethanolamine Antibodies by ELISA. Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis 30, 689-696, doi:10.1002/jcla.21923 (2016).
Courtney D. Glupker, Mark P. Schotanus, Loren D. Haarsma, John L. Ubels, “Apoptosis of corneal epithelial cells caused by ultraviolet B-induced loss of K+ is inhibited by Ba2+.” Ocular Surface 14:3 pp. 401-409, doi: 10.1016/j.jtos.2016.05.001. July, 2016
John L. Ubels, Courtney D. Glupker, Mark P. Schotanus, Loren D. Haarsma, “Involvement of the extrinsic and intrinsic pathways in ultraviolet B-induced apoptosis of the corneal epithelial cells.” Exp. Eye Res. 145, 26-35. 2016.
Walhout, Matthew Book Review. Review of The Territories of Science and Religion by Peter Harrison (University of Chicago Press, 2015) in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Vol. 67, December 2015, pp. 281-284.
Reese*, C. W., Strango*, Z. I., Dell, Z. R., Tristram-Nagle, S. & Harper, P. E. Structural insights into the cubic-hexagonal phase transition kinetics of monoolein modulated by sucrose solutions. PCCP 17, 9194-9204 (2015)
Carry, B., Matter, A., Scheirich, P., Pravec, P., Molnar, L., Mottola, S. and 26 coauthors “The small binary asteroid (939) Isberga” Icarus, 248, 516-525 (2015)
"Using Scripture to Interpret Science: Celebrating God’s Accommodation" The BioLogos Forum, October 21, 2015.
"Using Scripture to Interpret Science: More Than ‘All Truth Is God’s Truth’" The BioLogos Forum, October 14, 2015.
"Using Scripture to Interpret Science" The BioLogos Forum, October 8, 2015.
"Why the Church Needs Multiple Theories of Original Sin (Part 2)" The BioLogos Forum, June 3, 2015.
Dykhuis*, Melissa J., Molnar, Lawrence A., Van Kooten*, Samuel J., Greenberg, Richard, 2014, “Defining the Flora Family: Orbital Properties, Reflectance Properties and Age”, Icarus, 243, 111-128, 2014.
Walhout, Matthew Book chapter. "The Jelly and the Shot: Laying Down the Law for Pragmatism in Quantum Physics," in Truth Matters: Knowledge, Politics, Ethics, Religion; L. Zuidervaart, A. Carr, M. J. Klassen, and R. Shuker, Editors; McGill-Queen's University Press (2013).
Jadrich, J. & Bruxvoort, C., Confusion in the classroom about the natures of science and technology: Implications for scientific & technological literacy. In M. Clough, J. Olson, & D. Neiderhauser (Eds.) The nature of technology: Implications for teaching, learning and teacher education, (pp. 411-426). Boston, MA: Sense Publishing. (2013)
Bruxvoort, C., & Jadrich, J., A Cognitive Perspective on Conceptual Change in Science. In K. Finson, & J. Pedersen (Eds.), Visual Data and Their Use in Science Education, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. (2013)
"Why the Church Needs Multiple Theories of Original Sin" The BioLogos Forum, November, 2013.
Paper published in conference proceedings. Daniel M. Van Noord*, L. Molnar, S. D. Steenwyk, “Automated Searches for Variable Stars”, proceedings of “40 Years of Variable Stars: A Celebration of Contributions by Horace A. Smith”, eprint arXiv: 1310.0536, October, 2013.
Paper published in conference proceedings. L. Molnar, Daniel M. Van Noord*, and S. D. Steenwyk, “The Short Period End of the Distribution of Contact Binary Stars”, proceedings of “40 Years of Variable Stars: A Celebration of Contributions by Horace A. Smith”, eprint arXiv: 1310.0539, October, 2013.
Paper published in conference proceedings. S. D. Steenwyk, Daniel M. Van Noord*, and L. Molnar, “Atypical Light Curves”, proceedings of “40 Years of Variable Stars: A Celebration of Contributions by Horace A. Smith”, eprint arXiv: 1310.0537, October, 2013.
Matthew Walhout, "Captivating developments in quantum physics," Books and Culture, Science in Focus series (web exclusive): Science Highlights of 2012, 12/05/12.
J. Harkema, J. Jadrich, and C. Bruxvoort, Science and Engineering. In E. Brunsell (Ed.) Integrating Engineering and Science In Your Classroom (pp. 7-12) Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers Association. (2012)
P. L. Cook*, J. L. Vanderhill*, A. E. Cook*, D. W. Van Norstrand*, M. T. Gordon*, P. E. Harper Light scattering measurement and Avrami analysis of the lamellar to inverse hexagonal phase transition kinetics of the lipid DEPE. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 165, 270-276. (2012)
Deborah Haarsma and Scott Hoezee, editors Delight in Creation: Scientists Share Their Work with the Church, Calvin Seminary Center for Excellence in Preaching, Grand Rapids, MI (2012).
J. Sinclair* and M. Walhout, "Dielectric-Barrier Discharges in Two-Dimensional Lattice Potentials," Physical Review Letters. 108, 035005 (2012).
John L. Ubels, Rachel VanDyken*, Julienne Louters*, Mark P. Schotanus, Loren D. Haarsma. "Potassium Ion Fluxes in Corneal Epithelial Cells Exposed To UVB." Experimental Eye Research, 92:425-431, 2011.
Deborah B Haarsma and Loren D Haarsma. Origins: Christian Perspectives on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design Grand Rapids: Faith Alive Christian Resources, 2011. (A revised edition of: Origins: A Reformed Look at Creation, Design, and Evolution. Grand Rapids, Faith Alive Christian Resources, 2007.)
Matthew Walhout. "Thrill Rides and Labyrinths: The Pedagogical Logic of Freedom and Constraint," in Teaching and Christian Practices: Reshaping Faith and Learning, Eds. David I. Smith and James K.A. Smith. (Grand Rapids: W. B. Eerdmans), pp. 177-193 (2011)
M.K. Shaffer, G. Ranjit, C.I. Sukenik, and M. Walhout,"Photoassociative spectroscopy of ultracold metastable argon,"Physical Review A 83, 052516 (2011).
Matthew Walhout, "Looking to Charles Taylor and Joseph Rouse for Best Practices in Science and Religion," Zygon, vol. 45, no. 3, p. 588-574 (September 2010). Published online August 4 (2010).
M. Donahue, S. Bruch, E. Wang, G. M. Voit, A. K. Hicks, D. B. Haarsma, J. H. Croston, G. W. Pratt, D. Pierini, R. W. O'Connell, H. Bohringer, "Star formation and UV colors of the Brightest Cluster Galaxies in the Representative XMM-Newton Cluster Structure Survey." Astrophysical Journal, 715, 881 (2010).
A. E. Sikkema, S. D. Steenwyk and J. W. Zwart, "Spinning tubes: An authentic research experience in a three-hour laboratory," American Journal of Physics, 78, 467, 2010.
D. B. Haarsma, L. Leisman*, M. Donahue, S. Bruch, H. Bohringer, J. H. Croston, G. W. Pratt, G. M. Voit, M. Arnaud, D. Pierini, "Brightest Cluster Galaxies and Core Gas Density in REXCESS Clusters." Astrophysical Journal, 713, 1037 (2010).
John L. Ubels, Mark P. Schotanus, Susan L. Bardolph*, Loren D. Haarsma, Leah R. Koetje*, Julienne R. Louters*. "Inhibition of UV-B induced apoptosis in corneal epithelial cells by potassium channel modulators." Experimental Eye Research 90, 216-222 (2010).
S.L. Haan, Z.S. Smith*, K.N. Shomsky*, P.W. Plantinga*, and T.L. Atallah*, "Anticorrelated Electrons from High-Intensity Nonsequential Double Ionization of Atoms," Physical Review A 81, 023409 (2010).
Deborah B. Haarsma "Science and Religion in Harmony", "How Christians Reconcile Ancient Texts with Modern Science", and "Christian and Atheist Responses to Big Bang Cosmology." In Science and Religion in Dialogue Vol. 1, ed. Melville Y. Stewart (Wiley-Blackwell), p.105-149, 2010. Also in Chinese translation (Peking University Press), 2008.
Loren D. Haarsma "Scientific Knowledge Does Not Replace Religious Knowledge"; "God, Evolution, and Design"; and "Human Evolution and Objective Morality." Science and Religion in Dialogue Vol. 1, ed. Melville Y. Stewart (Wiley-Blackwell) p.151-201, 2010. Also in Chinese translation (Peking University Press), 2008.
Z.S. Smith*, A. Harmon*, J. Banister*, R. Norman*, K. Hoogeboom-Pot*, and M. Walhout, "Purely-long-range krypton molecules in singly and doubly excited binding potentials," Physical Review A 81, 013407 (January, 2010).
J. Harkema, J.Jadrich and C. Bruxvoort "Science and Engineering: Two models of laboratory investigation." The Science Teacher, 76(9), 27-31, (2009). Download article (147 kb ).
S. Sportel, C. Bruxvoort and J. Jadrich "Seeing the Light: An alternate model for introducing upper elementary students to light."Science and Children, 47 (4): 37-41, (2009) Download article (814 kb)
S.L. Haan, Z.S. Smith*, K.N. Shomsky*, and P.W. Plantinga*, "Electron Drift Directions in Strong-Field Double Ionization of Atoms,"Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 42, 134009 (2009).
Daniel J. Majaess, David Higgins, Larry A. Molnar, Melissa J. Haegert*, David J. Lane, David G. Turner, and Inga Nielsen, "New Constraints on the Asteroid 298 Baptistina, the Alleged Family Member of the K/T Impactor", Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, volume 103, pages 7-10 (February, 2009).
Katherine R Singleton*, David S Will*, Mark P Schotanus, Loren D Haarsma, Leah R Koetje*; Susan L Bardolph*; John L Ubels. "Elevated Extracellular Potassium Inhibits Apoptosis of Corneal Epithelial Cells Exposed to UV-B Radiation". Experimental Eye Research 89, 140-151 (2009).
Matthew Walhout "Teaching Vocation and (Other) Unsafe Scientific Practices" Christian Scholars Review, volume XXXVIII, number 2(Winter 2009).
David Van Baak, "Can Scientific Laws Teach Us About the Nature of the World?" in Faithful Imagination in the Academy: Explorations in Religious Belief and Scholarship, ed. Janel Curry and Ronald Wells. (Lexington Books) 2008.
S L Haan, Z S Smith*, K N Shomsky,* and P W Plantinga*,"Anticorrelated electrons from weak recollisions in non-sequential double ionization" Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 41, 211002 (2008 Oct).
Stan L. Haan, John S. Van Dyke*, and Zach S. Smith* "Recollision Excitation, Electron Correlation, and the Production of High-Momentum Electrons in Double Ionization"Physical Review Letters 101, 113001 (2008 Sept).
Lawrence A. Molnar, Melissa J. Haegert*, and Kathleen M. Hoogeboom*, "Lightcurve Analysis of an Unbiased Sample of Trojan Asteroids", The Minor Planet Bulletin, volume 35, pages 82-84 (2008 April).
Deborah B. Haarsma, Joshua N. Winn, Irwin Shapiro, and Joseph Lehár, "The Central Component of Gravitational Lens Q0957+561"Astronomical Journal 135, 984 (2008 March).
Lawrence A. Molnar, Melissa J. Haegert*, Christopher N. Beaumont*, Marjorie J. Block*, Timothy H. Brom*, Andrew R. Butler*, Peter L. Cook*, Allyson G. Green*, Joshua P. Holtrop*, Kathleen M. Hoogeboom*, Jason J. Kulisek*, Jonathan S. Lovelace*, Jeffery S. Olivero*, Achyut Shrestha*, Jessie F. Taylor*, Kenneth D. Todd*, John D. Vander Heide*, and Samuel O. Van Scoter*, "Lightcurve Analysis of a Magnitude Limited Asteroid Sample", The Minor Planet Bulletin, volume 35, pages 9-12 (2008 January).
D. E. Dunn, I. Pater, L. A. Molnar, "Examining the wake structure in Saturn's rings from microwave observations over varying ring opening angles and wavelengths" Icarus 192, 56 (December 2007).
S.L. Haan and Z.S. Smith*,"Classical explanation for electrons above the 2Up cutoff in strong-field double ionization at 390 nm",Physical Review A. 76, 053412 (November 2007).
Deborah B. Haarsma and Loren D. Haarsma, A Reformed Look at Creation, Design, and Evolution (Faith Alive Christian Resources: Grand Rapids), 2007
L. A. Molnar and M. J. Haegert*, "Lightcurve analysis of five main belt asteroids at the Calvin-Rehoboth Observatory" Minor Planet Bulletin, volume 34, p. 126-128 (September 2007).
David A. Mannock, Marcus D. Collins, Manfried Kreichbaum, Paul E. Harper, Sol.M. Gruner, Ronald N. McElhaney, "The thermotropic phase behaviour and phase structure of a homologous series of racemic b-d-galactosyl dialkylglycerols studied by differential scanning calorimetry and X-ray diffraction," Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 148, 26-50 (July 2007)
S.L. Haan, L. Breen*, A. Karim*, and J.H. Eberly, "Variable time lag and backward ejection in full-dimensional analysis of strong-field double ionization," Physical Review Letters 97, 103008 (8 September 2006).
David E. Dunn, Imke de Pater, Melvyn Wright, Michiel R. Hogerheijde, Lawrence A. Molnar, " High-Quality BIMA-OVRO Images of Saturn and its Rings at 1.3 and 3 Millimeters”, Astronomical Journal, 129, 1109 (2005)
D. B. Haarsma, J. N. Winn, E. E. Falco, C. S. Kochanek, P. Ammar*, C. Boersma*, S. Fogwell*, T. W. B. Muxlow, B. A. McLeod, and J. Lehar, "The FIRST-Optical-VLA Survey for Lensed Radio Lobes," Astronomical Journal, 130, 1977 (November 2005).
L. Haarsma, "Physics: What are Matter and Energy at the Most Fundamental Level?", in Not Just Science: Questions where Christian Faith and Natural Science Intersect, ed. Dorothy F. Chappell and E. David Cook (Grand Rapids: Zondervan) 2005.
Phay J. Ho, R. Panfili, S.L. Haan, and J.H. Eberly, "Nonsequential double ionization as a completely classical photoelectric effect,"Physical Review Letters 94, 093002 (2005). Republished in Journal of Ultrafast Science 4, Issue 4 (April 2005).
J. Léonard, A. P. Mosk, M. Walhout, M. Leduc, M. van Rijnbach, D. Nehari and P. van der Straten, "Rotationally induced Penning ionization of ultracold photoassociated helium dimers," Europhysics Letters, 70 (2), pp. 190-196 (2005).
L. Haarsma, "Evolution and Divine Revelations: Synergy, Not Conflict, in Understanding Morality" in Evolution and Ethics: Human Morality in Biological and Religious Perspective, ed. P. Clayton and J. Schloss (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans) 2004.
S.L. Haan, J. C. Cully*, and K. Hoekema*, "Speed-up collisions in strong-field double ionization", Optics Express 12, 4758-4767 (2004).
David E. Dunn, Lawrence A. Molnar, Jon T. Niehof*, Imke de Pater, and Jack J. Lissauer, "Microwave observations of Saturn's rings: anisotropy in directly transmitted and scattered saturnian thermal emission", Icarus, 171, 183-198 (2004).
J. Leonard, A.P. Mosk, M. Walhout, P. van der Straten, M. Leduc, and C. Cohen-Tannoudji, "Analysis of photoassociation spectra for giant helium dimers", Physical Review A, 69, 032702, 2004.
E. Behar, V. L. Jacobs, J. Oreg, A. Bar-Shalong, and S.L. Haan, "Effects of Quantum Interference Between Radiative and Dielectronic Recombination on the Photo-Recombination Cross Section Profiles of the He-Like Ions Ar16+ and Fe24+," Physical Review A 69, 022704-1, 2004.
J. Leonard, M. Walhout, A.P. Mosk, T. Mueller, M. Leduc, and C. Cohen-Tannoudji, "Giant Helium Dimers Produced by Photoassociation of Ultracold Metastable Atoms," Physical Review Letters. 91, 073203 (15 August, 2003).
G. T. Lenters, P. M. Woods, J. E. Goupell, C. Kouveliotou, E. Gogus, K. Hurley, D. Frederiks, S. Golenetskii, and J. Swank "An Extended Burst Tail from SGR 1900+14 with a Thermal X-ray Spectrum", Astrophysical Journal, volume 587, p. 761-770 (2003).
D. E. Dunn, L. A. Molnar, and J. D. Fix "More microwave observations of Saturn: Modeling the Ring with at Monte Carlo Radiative Transfer Code", Icarus, volume 160, issue 1, p.132-160(2002).
K. Razdan and D. A. Van Baak, "Demonstrating optical beat notes through heterodyne experiments," American Journal of Physics, v.70, p.1061 (2002).
L. Haarsma, "Can Many World Views Agree on Science?",Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith: Journal of the ASA, v.54, n.1, p.28-29 (2002).
S.L. Haan, P.S. Wheeler*, R. Panfili, and J. H. Eberly, "Origin of correlated electron emission in double ionization of atoms," Physical Review A 66, 061402(R) (2002).
J. Lefers*, N. Miller*, D. Rupke*, D. Tong*, M. Walhout, "Direct measurement of the metastable 3P2 decay rate in krypton", Physical Review A 66, 012507 (2002)
R. Panfili, S. L. Haan, J. H. Eberly, "Dynamics of classical slow-down collisions in non-sequential double ionization," Physical Review Letters 89, 113001 (2002)
J.B. Demb, K. Zaghloul, L. Haarsma, P. Sterling, "Bipolar Cells Contribute to Nonlinear Spatial Summation in the Brisk-Transient (Y) Ganglion Cell in Mammalian Retina," Journal of Neuroscience, v.21(19), pg.7447-7454 (2001)
P.E. Harper, D.M. Mannock, R.N.A.H. Lewis, R.N. McElhaney, and S.M. Gruner, "X-Ray Diffraction Structures of Some Phosphatidylethanolamine Lamellar and Inverted Hexagonal Phases," Biophysical Journal, Vol 81 pg. 2693 (2001)
D.A. Mannock, P.E. Harper, S.M. Gruner, R.N. McElhaney, "The physical properties of glycosyl diacylglycerols. Calorimetric, X-ray diffraction and Fourier transform spectroscopic studies of a homologous series of 1,2 di-O-acyl-3-O-(beta-D-galactopyranosyl)-sn-glycerols," Chem. Phys. Lip. vol 111, pg. 139 (2001)
A. M. Hopkins, A. J. Connolly, D. B. Haarsma, and L. E. Cram, "Toward a Resolution of the Discrepancy Between Different Estimators of Star Formation Rate," Astronomical Journal, 122, 288, (2001)
R. Panfili, J. H. Eberly and S. Haan, "Comparing classical and quantum simulations of strong-field double-ionization," Opt. Express 8, 431-435 (2001). PDF version available at the Optics Express website.
P.E. Harper and S.M. Gruner. "Electron density modeling and reconstruction of infinite periodic minimal surfaces (IPMS) based phases in lipid-water systems. I. Modeling IPMS-based phases." Eur. Phys. J. E.,2, 217-228, 2000
P.E. Harper, S.M. Gruner, R.N.A.H. Lewis, and R.N. McElhaney. "Electron density modeling and reconstruction of infinite periodic minimal surfaces (IPMS) based phases in lipid-water systems. II. Reconstruction of D surface based phases." Eur. Phys. J. E.,2, 229-245, 2000
A.S. Cohen, J.N. Hewitt, C.B. Moore, and D.B. Haarsma. "Further Investigation of the Time Delay, Magnification Ratios, and Variability in the Gravitational Lens 0218+357". Astrophysical Journal, 545, 578 (December 2000)
D. B. Haarsma, R. B. Partridge, R. A. Windhorst, and E. A. Richards. “Faint Radio Sources and Star Formation History.”Astrophysical Journal, 544, 651 (December 2000)
S.L. Haan, N. Hoekema*, S. Poniatowski*, W.-C. Liu, and J.H. Eberly, "Directional correlation in direct and sequential double ionization of model atoms," Optics Express 7, 29 (3 July 2000). Interactive version is available online. (It's a .pdf version, with animated figures.)
C. Szymanowski, R. Panfili, W.-C. Liu, S.L. Haan, and J.H. Eberly, "The role of the correlation charge in double ionization of two-electron model atoms exposed to intense laser fields," Phys. Rev. A 61,, 055401 (2000).
M. Dekker*, A.J. Kromminga, D.A. Van Baak, O.J. Pilskalns, and J.P. Jacobs, "Quantitative investigation of Fresnel reflection in the electromagnetism laboratory," American Journal of Physics 67, 606 (July 1999).
S.L. Haan, "Why I teach my students things that are incorrect," editorial in the Newsletter of the Forum on Education of the American Physial Society, Spring 1999, pages 12-13. Reprinted in APS News 8, 4 (August/September 1999).
H.J. Van Till, "The Fully Gifted Creation," a chapter in the bookThree Views on Creation and Evolution edited by J. P. Moreland and John Mark Reynolds (Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1999).
S.D. Steenwyk, S.Y. Hsu, R. Loloee, J. Bass, W.P. Pratt, Jr., "Perpendicular-current exchange-biased spin-valve evidence for a short spin diffusion length in permalloy," J. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 170, L1, (1997).
H.S. Schnyders and J.B. VanZytveld, "Electron Transport and Neutron Diffraction Evidence for Chemical Short-Range Order in Liquid Cu/sub 6/Ce," Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter Volume 9, No. 50, 1997 L677.
S.D. Steenwyk, S. Y. Hsu, R. Loloee, J. Bass, and W. P. Pratt, Jr., "A Comparison of Hysteresis Loops from CPP Giant Magnetoresistance and Magnetometry of Exchange Biased Spin Valves," Journal of Applied Physics, 81 (8), 15 April (1997).
O. Pfister, J.S. Wells, L. Hollberg, L. Zink, D.A. Van Baak, M.D. Levenson, and W.R. Bosenberg, "Continuous-wave frequency tripling and quadrupling by simultaneous three-wave mixings in periodically poled crystals: application to a two-step 1.19 - 10.71 micrometer frequency bridge," Optics Lett. 22, 1211 (1997).
D. Zuo*, T. Voss*, H.Nymeyer*, L. Reynolds*, H. Schnyders, and J.B. VanZytveld, "The electronic properties of the liquid semi metallic alloys: AlCa, AlBa", Journal of Non Crystalline Solids 205-207, 328-331, (1996)
A.T. Burkov, D.A. Kolgunov, K. Hoag*, and J.B. Van Zytveld,"Thermopower and electrical resistivity of liquid and crystalline Dy and Ho at temperatures 300-2000 K", Journal of Non Crystalline Solids 205-207, 332-337, (1996)
H.J. Van Till,"Special Creationism in Designer Clothing: A Response to The Creation Hypothesis," an essay review published in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 123-31(June, 1995).
S.L. Haan, R. Grobe, and J.H. Eberly, "Two-electron wavefunctions for model helium," in Multiphoton Processes, Series in Optics and Photonics Vol. 6, ( D.K. Evans and S.L. Chin, Ed., World Scientific, p. 365, (1994).
H.J. Van Till, "Can the Creationist Tradition be Recovered?" an essay review of the book, Creation and the History of Science , by Christopher Kaiser, in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 178-85 (September, 1992).
PORTRAITS OF CREATION: Biblical and Scientific Perspectives on the World's Formation, by Howard J. Van Till, Robert E. Snow, John H. Stek and Davis A. Young (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990). This book was the product of a year-long collaborative study at the Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship.