Katherine Chandler

Biography

Visiting Assistant Professor
PhD, Cornell University

Koch Center Room 258
812-488-1351
kc270@evansville.edu

Professor Chandler is a visiting assistant professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Evansville. She joined the faculty in Fall 2015.

Education

  • Postdoctoral, Cornell University
  • PhD, Cornell University
  • Masters of Science, Cornell University
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Florida

Experience

  • Affiliate Professor, Department of Physics, Idaho State University
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Idaho State University
  • Assistant Director, Idaho Accelerator Center, Idaho State University
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Laboratory of Plasma Studies, Cornell University
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Laboratory of Plasma Studies, Cornell University
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University

Specialty Areas

  • Electromagnetics
  • Plasma physics
  • X-ray spectroscopy
  • High-energy-density physics
  • Pulsed power

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • Tri-State Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (twiSTEM)

Selected Refereed Journal Publications

  • M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, D. Blandford “Student Projects for an Electromagnetics Course” ASEE Conference Proceedings, New Orleans, LA (2016).
  • M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer “Radiation Profile as a Function of Position in X-pinches” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (2015).
  • M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer “X pinches in dielectric frames” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 34, no. 5, 2342-2348 (2006).
  • K. M. Chandler, A. S. Shlyaptseva, N. D. Ouart, S. B. Hansen, M. D. Mitchell, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer, V. L. Kantsyrev, and D. A. Fedin, “Spectroscopic Analysis of X-ray Bursts from Nichrome and Conichrome X-pinch Plasmas,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 75, 3702 (2004).
  • K. M. Chandler, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, M. D. Mitchell, D. A. Hammer and J. P. Knauer, “Cross Calibration of New X-ray Films Against DEF from 1–8 keV Using the X-pinch X-ray Source,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 76, 11311 (2005).
  • K. M. Chandler, D. B. Sinars, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko and D. A. Hammer, “The Relationship Between Exploding Wire Expansion Rates and Wire Material Properties Near the Boiling Temperature,” IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 30, 577 (2002).
  • T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, B. M. Song, K. M. Chandler, M. D. Mitchell, D. A. Hammer, G. V. Ivanenkov, A. R. Mingaleev, and V. M. Romanova, “Electron-beam-generated x rays from X pinches,” Phys. Plasmas 12, 033102 (2005).
  • S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, M. D. Mitchell, and D. A. Hammer, “X-ray spectroscopy for high-energy density and temperature measurements,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.75, 3666 (2004).
  • T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, A. R. Mingaleev A. V. Agafonov, V. M. Romanova, A. E. Ter-Oganesyan, S. I. Tkachenko, I. C. Blesener, M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, B. R. Kusse, D. A. Hammer “Accelerated electrons and hard X-ray emission from X-pinches” Plasma Physics Reports, 34, no. 9, 754-770 (2008).
  • S. A. Pikuz, B. M. Song, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, M. D. Mitchell, and D. A. Hammer, “Application of the focusing x-ray spectrograph with crossed dispersion to investigations of X pinch plasmas,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 75, 3777 (2004).
  • S. A. Pikuz, M. D. Mitchell, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, and D. A. Hammer “Time-resolved X-ray Spectra From 2 – 4 Wire X Pinches at 225 – 450 kA” AIP Conference Proceedings 808, 141 (2006).
  • J. P. Knauer, F. J. Marshall, B. Yaakobi, D. Anderson, and B. A. Schmitt, K. M. Chandler, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, M. D. Mitchell, and D. A. Hammer “Response model for Kodak Biomax-MS film to x rays” Review Scientific Instruments 77, 10F331 (2006).
  • D. A. Fedin, V. L. Kantsyrev, A. S. Shlyaptseva, M. D. Mitchell, B. M. Song, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, D. A. Hammer, and L. M. Maxson, “Investigation of the radiation properties of L-and M-shell X-pinch plasma x-ray sources using a transmission grating spectrometer,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 75, 3711 (2004).
  • V. L. Kantsyrev, D. A. Fedin, A. S. Shlyaptseva, M. D. Mitchell, B. M. Song, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, D. A. Hammer, and L. M. Maxson, “Studies of energetic electrons with space and time resolution in Mo and W X-pinches from measurements of x rays > 9 keV,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.75, 3708 (2004).
  • B. M. Song, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, M. D. Mitchell, and D. A. Hammer, “Focusing x-ray spectrograph with crossed dispersion,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74, 1954 (2003).
  • D. B. Sinars, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, D. A. Hammer and J. P. Apruzeses, "Time-resolved spectroscopy of Al, Ti, and Mo X pinch radiation using an X-ray streak camera," J. Quant. Spectrosc. and Radiat. Transfer, 62 (2003).
  • G. Taylor, M. C. Goffinet, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, and D. A. Hammer, “Physico-chemical factors influence Beet (Beta vulgaris L.) Seed Germination,” The Biology of Seeds: Recent Research Advances (G. Nicolas, K. J. Bradford, D. Come and H. W. Pritchard, Eds.), CAB International, (2003).
  • S. A. Pikuz, D. B. Sinars, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, D. A. Hammer, G. V. Ivanenkov, W. Stepniewski, and I. Yu Skobelev, "High Energy Density Z-Pinch Plasma Conditions with Picosecond Time Resolution,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 035003 (2002).
  • T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, D. B. Sinars, K. M. Chandler and D. A. Hammer, "Time-Resolved Spectroscopic Measurements of ~1keV, Dense, Subnanosecond X-Pinch Plasma Bright Spots,” Phys. Plasmas 9, 2165 (2002).
  • T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, D. B. Sinars and K. M. Chandler, “X-Pinch Plasma Development as a Function of Wire Material and Current Pulse Parameters,” IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 30, 567 (2002)
  • D. B. Sinars, M. Hu, K. M. Chandler, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, D. A. Hammer and B. R. Kusse, "Experiments Measuring the Initial Energy Deposition, Expansion Rates and Morphology of Exploding Wires with about 1 kA/wire,” Phys. Plasmas 8, 216 (2001).
  • D. B. Sinars, Min Hu, K. M. Chandler, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, D. A. Hammer and B. R. Kusse, "Experiments Measuring the Initial Energy Deposition, Expansion Rates and Morphology of Exploding Wires with about 1 kA/wire,” Phys. Plasmas 8, 216 (2001).
  • T. A. Shelkovenko, D. B. Sinars, S. A. Pikuz, K. M. Chandler, and D. A. Hammer, “Point Projection Radiography Using an X-Pinch as the Radiation Source,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 72, 667 (2001).
  • D. B. Sinars, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, K. M. Chandler and D. A. Hammer, “Temporal Parameters of the X-Pinch X-Ray Source,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 72, 2948 (2001).
  • D. B. Sinars, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, Min Hu, V. .M. Romanova, K. M. Chandler, J. B. Greenly, D. A. Hammer and B. R. Kusse, "The Effect of Insulating Coatings on Exploding Wire Plasma Formation,” Phys. Plasmas 7, 429 (2000).

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