Gabriel Hanna


Office: 123F Jarvis Hall - Science Wing
Phone: 715/232-3941


  •  Ph.D. Physics
    • Washington State University
    • Dissertation: Confocal Microscopy of Fluid Argon Under Pressure
    • 2009
  • M.S. Physics
    • Washington State University
    • Specialization: Monte Carlo Simulations of Spin-Aligned Bosonic Clusters at Zero Temperature
    • 2006
  • B.S. Physics
    • Washington State University
    • Undergraduate Thesis: Interatomic Potentials for Spin-Aligned Hydrogen, Deuterium and Tritium

Research Experience

  • Powder X-Ray Diffraction Study of Zinc Oxide at High Pressure
    • Advanced Light Source, Berkeley Lab
    • Publication: "Equations of State for ZnO and MgZnO by High-Pressure X-Ray Diffraction" G.J. Hanna, S.T. Teklemichael, M.D. McCluskey, L. Bergman, J. Huso, Journal of Applied Physics 110, 073511 (2011)
    • 2010-2011
  • Study of Argon, Nitrogen, Water and Other Materials at High Pressure in Diamond Anvil Cells
    • Washington State University
    • Publication: "Equation of State and Refractive Index of Argon at High Pressure by Confocal Microscopy" G.J. Hanna and M.D. McCluskey, Physical Review B 81, 132104 (2010)
    • Publication: "Measuring the Volume of a Fluid in a Diamond Anvil Cell Using a Confocal Microscope" G.J. Hanna and M.D. McCluskey, Applied Optics 48, 1758 (2009)
    • 2006-2010
  • Analysis and Execution of Quantum Monte Carlo Simulation of Spin-Aligned Bosonic Cluster at Zero Temperature
    • Washington State University
    • Publication: "Energetics and Structural Properties of Three-Dimensional Bosonic Clusters Near Threshold" G.J. Hanna and D. Blume, Physical Review A 74, 063604 (2006)
    • Publication: "Formation of Atomic Tritium Clusters and Bose-Einstein Condensates" D. Blume, B.D. Esry, Chris H. Greene, N.N. Klausen, G.J. Hanna, Physical Review Letters 89, 163402 (2002)
    • 2002-2006