Patrick OMalley

  • Program Years: 2008-2012
  • Academic Institution: Rutgers University
  • Field of Study: Experimental Nuclear Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Jolie Cizewski
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2009)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Physics & Astronomy, Rutgers University, 2012
    B.S. Physics, Tennessee Technological University, 2006
  • Current Status

  • Status: Research Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame
  • Research Area: Experimental Nuclear Physics
  • Contact Information: pomalle4@nd.edu

Publications

"Spin assignments of 22Mg through a 24Mg(p,t)22Mg measurement," K.Y. Chae, K.L. Jones, B.H. Moazen, S.T. Pittman, D.W. Bardayan, J.C. Blackmon, J.F. Liang, M.S. Smith, K. Chipps, R. Hatarik, P.D. O'Malley, S.D. Pain, R.L. Kozub, C. Matei and C.D. Nesaraja, Proceedings of Science, NIC X, 169 (2008)

"Spectroscopic Factors of low-lying 16N levels"
D.W. Bardayan, P.D. O'Malley, J. C. Blackmon, K. Y. Chae, K. A. Chipps, J. A. Cizewski, R. Hatarik, K. L. Jones, R. L. Kozub, C. Matei, B. H. Moazen, C. D. Nesaraja, S. D. Pain, S. Paulauskas, W. A. Peters, S. T. Pittman, K. T. Schmitt, J. F. Shriner, and M. S. Smith
Physical Review C, vol. 78, Issue 5, id. 052801 11/2008

"Constraint on the astrophysical 18Ne(a,p)21Na reaction rate through a 24Mg(p,t)22Mg measurement"
K.Y. Chae, K.L. Jones, B.H. Moazen, S.T. Pittman, D.W. Bardayan, J.C. Blackmon, J.F. Liang, M.S. Smith, K. Chipps, R. Hatarik, P.D. O'Malley, S.D. Pain, R.L. Kozub, C. Matei and C.D. Nesaraja Phys. Rev. C 79, 055804 (2009)

"The 28Si(p,t)26Si reaction and the importance for astrophysical 25Al(p,Y)26Si reaction rate"
KK.A. Chipps, D.W. Bardayan, K.Y. Chae, J.A. Cizewski, R.L. Kozub, J.F. Liang, C. Matei, B.H. Moazen, C.D. Nesaraja, P.D. O’Malley, S.D. Pain, W.A. Peters, S.T. Pittman, K.T. Schmitt, and M.S. Smith
Phys. Rev. C 82, 045803 (2010)

"Spin assignments to excited states in 22Na through a 24Mg(p,3He)22Na reaction measurement"
K. Y. Chae, D. W. Bardayan, J. C. Blackmon, K. A. Chipps, R. Hatarik, K. L. Jones, R. L. Kozub, J. F. Liang, C. Matei, B. H. Moazen, C. D. Nesaraja, P. D. O’Malley, S. D. Pain, S. T. Pittman, and M. S. Smith.
Phys. Rev. C 82, 047302 (2010)

"Benchmarking a surrogate reaction for neutron capture"
R. Hatarik, L. A. Bernstein, J. A. Cizewski, D. L. Bleuel, J. T. Burke, J. E. Escher, J. Gibelin, B. L. Goldblum, A. M. Hatarik, S. R. Lesher, P. D. O’Malley, L. Phair, E. Rodriguez-Vieitez, T. Swan, and M. Wiedeking
Phys. Rev. C 81, 011602 (2010)

"Neutron-Proton Asymmetry Dependence of Spectroscopic Factors in Ar Isotopes"
Jenny Lee, M. B. Tsang, D. Bazin, D. Coupland, V. Henzl, D. Henzlova, M. Kilburn, W. G. Lynch, A. M. Rogers, A. Sanetullaev, A. Signoracci, Z. Y. Sun, M. Youngs, K. Y. Chae, R. J. Charity, H. K. Cheung, M. Famiano, S. Hudan, P. O’Malley, W. A. Peters, K. Schmitt, D. Shapira, and L. G. Sobotka
Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 112701 (2010)

"The 28Si(p,t)26Si*(p) reaction and implications for the astrophysical 25Al(p,Y)26Si reaction rate," K.A. Chipps, D.W. Bardayan, K.Y. Chae, J.A. Cizewski, R.L. Kozub, J.F. Liang, C. Matei, B.H. Moazen, C.D. Nesaraja, P.D. O’Malley, S.D. Pain, W.A. Peters, S.T. Pittman, K.T. Schmitt, and M.S. Smith, Phys Rev C 82, 045803 (2010).

"Spin assignments to excited states in 22Na through a 24Mg(p,3He)22Na reaction measurement," K. Y. Chae, D. W. Bardayan, J. C. Blackmon, K. A. Chipps, R. Hatarik, K. L. Jones, R. L. Kozub, J. F. Liang, C. Matei, B. H. Moazen, C. D. Nesaraja, P. D. O'Malley, S. D. Pain, S. T. Pittman, and M. S. Smith, Phys. Rev. C 82, 047302 (2010)

"Proton decay of 26Si via the 28Si(p,t)26Si Reaction and Implications for 25Al(p,Y)26Si," K. Chipps, D.W. Bardayan, K.Y. Chae, J. Cizewski, R.L. Kozub, J.F. Liang, C. Matei, B.H. Moazen, C.D. Nesaraja, P.D. O'Malley, S.D. Pain, W.A. Peters, S.T. Pittman, K.T. Schmitt and M.S. Smith, Proceedings of Science, NIC XI, 205 (2011)

"A new technique for measuring astrophysically important (a,p) reactions," K.Y. Chae, S.H. Ahn, A. Ayres, D.W. Bardayan, A. Bey, M.E. Howard, K.L. Jones, R.L. Kozub, M. Matos, B.H. Moazen, C.D. Nesaraja, P.D. O'Malley, W.A. Peters, S.T. Pittman and M.S. Smith, Proceedings of Science, NIC XI, 217 (2011)

"Neutron spectroscopic factors of 34Ar and 46Ar from (p,d) transfer
reactions," Jenny Lee, M.B. Tsang, D. Bazin, D. Coupland, V. Henzl, D. Henzlova, M. Kilburn, W.G. Lynch, A.M. Rogers, A. Sanetullaev, A. Signoracci, Z.Y. Sun, M. Youngs, R.J. Charity, L.G. Sobotka, M. Famiano, S. Hudan, D. Shapira, P. O'Malley, W.A. Peters, K.Y. Chae, K. Schmitt, Phys. Rev. C 83, 014606 (2011)

"Direct studies of low-energy resonances in 31P(p,a) 28Si and 35Cl(p,a)32," S, B. H. Moazen, C. Matei, D. W. Bardayan, J. C. Blackmon, K. Y. Chae, K. A. Chipps, R. Hatarik, K. L. Jones, R. L. Kozub, M. Matos, C. D. Nesaraja, P. D. O'Malley, S. D. Pain, T. Pelham, W. A. Peters, S. T. Pittman, J. F. Shriner, Jr., and M. S. Smith, Eur. Phys. J. A 47, 66 (2011).

"Search for a resonant enhancement of the 7Be+d reaction and primordial 7Li abundances," P. D. O'Malley, D. W. Bardayan, A. S. Adekola, S. Ahn, K. Y. Chae, J. A. Cizewski, S. Graves, M. E. Howard, K. L. Jones, R. L. Kozub, L. Lindhardt, M. Matos, B. M. Moazen, C. D. Nesaraja, S. D. Pain, W. A. Peters, S. T. Pittman, K. T. Schmitt, J. F. Shriner, Jr., M. S. Smith, I. Spassova, S. Y. Strauss, and J. L. Wheeler, Phys. Rev. C 84, 042801 (2011)

"Unbound states of 32Cl and the 31S(p,gamma)32Cl reaction rate," M. Matos¡, J. C. Blackmon, L. E. Linhardt, D. W. Bardayan, C. D. Nesaraja, J. A. Clark, C. M. Deibel, P. D. O'Malley, and P. D. Parker Phys. Rev. C 84, 055806 (2011)

"Nuclear Structure Near the N=50 Shell Closure," M. E. Howard, A.S. Adekolaa, J.A. Cizewski, B. Manning, E. Merino, P. D. O'Malley, L. J. Schradin, D. Bazin, Z. Chajecki, D. Coupland, T. K. Ghosh, R. Hodges, J. Lee, W. Lynch, A. Sanetullaev, M. B. Tsang, J. Winkelbauer, M. Youngs, R.R.C. Clement, M. Matos, D. W. Bardayan, K. Y. Chae, D. Shapira, S. H. Ahn, K. Schmitt, and M. A. Famiano, CAARI2012 Proceedings (2012)

"28Si(p,3He) reaction for spectroscopy of 26Al", K. A. Chipps, D. W. Bardayan, K. Y. Chae, J. A. Cizewski, R. L. Kozub, C. Matei, B. H. Moazen, C. D. Nesaraja, P. D. O'Malley, S. D. Pain, W. A. Peters, S. T. Pittman, K. T. Schmitt, and M. S. Smith
Phys. Rev. C 86, 014329 (2012)

"26Al+p elastic and inelastic scattering reactions and galactic abundances of 26Al",S. T. Pittman, D. W. Bardayan, K. Y. Chae, K. A. Chipps, K. L. Jones, R. L. Kozub, C. Matei, M. Matos, B. H. Moazen, C. D. Nesaraja, P. D. O'Malley, S. D. Pain, P. D. Parker, W. A. Peters, J. F. Shriner, Jr., and M. S. Smith, Phys. Rev. C 85 065804 (2012)

"Development of the SuperORRUBA detector array and the measurement of single particle states in 81Ge",S. Ahn, A.S. Adekola, D.W. Bardayan, J.C. Blackman, K.Y. Chae, K.A. Chipps, J.A. Cizewski, J. Elson, S. Hardy, M.E. Howard, K.L. Jones, R.L. Kozub, B. Manning, M. Matos, C.D. Nesaraja, P.D. O'Malley, S.D. Pain, W.A. Peters, S.T. Pittman, B.C. Rasco, M.S. Smith, L.G. Sobotka, I. Spassova, CAARI2012 Proceedings (2012)

"Transient Field g factor and mean-life measurements with a rare isotope beam of 126Sn", G.J. Kumbartzki, N. Benczer-Koller, D.A. Torres, B. Manning, P.D. O'Malley, Y.Y. Sharon, L. Zamick, C.J. Gross, D.C. Radford, S.J.Q. Robinson, J.M. Allmond, A.E. Stuchbery, K.H. Speidel, N.J. Stone, C.R. Bingham, Phys. Rev. C 86 034319 (2012)


"Probing Single-Neutron Levels in 127,129Sn via Transfer Reactions",B. Manning, J.A. Cizewski, M.E. Howard, P.D. O'Malley, and A. Ratkiewicz ICFN5 (Sanibel) Proceedings (2013)

"Transient field g factor and mean-life measurements with a rare isotope beam of 126Sn",G. J. Kumbartzki, N. Benczer-Koller, D. A. Torres, B. Manning, P. D. O'Malley, Y. Y. Sharon, L. Zamick, C. J. Gross, D. C. Radford, S. J. Q. Robinson, J. M. Allmond, A. E. Stuchbery, K.-H. Speidel, N. J. Stone, and C. R. Bingham, Phys. Rev. C 86 034319 (2013)

"Reactions of a 10Be beam on proton and deuteron target", K. T. Schmitt, K. L. Jones, S. Ahn, D. W. Bardayan, A. Bey, J. C. Blackmon, S. M. Brown, K. Y. Chae, K. A. Chipps, J. A. Cizewski, K. I. Hahn, J. J. Kolata, R. L. Kozub, J. F. Liang, C. Matei,12, M. Matos, D. Matyas, B. Moazen, C. D. Nesaraja, F. M. Nunes, P. D. O'Malley, S. D. Pain, W. A. Peters, S. T. Pittman, A. Roberts, D. Shapira, J. F. Shriner, Jr., M. S. Smith, I. Spassova, D. W. Stracener, N. J. Upadhyay, A. N. Villano, and G. L. Wilson, Phys. Rev. C 88 064612 (2013)

“Neutron-deuteron analyzing power data at EN = 22.5 MeV”, G.J. Weisel, W. Tornow, A.S. Crowell, J.H. Esterline, G.M. Hale, C.R. Howell, P.D. O’Malley, J.R. Tompkins, and H. Witala, Phys. Rev. C 89 054001 (2014)

“Constraint of the Astrophysical 26gAl(p,γ)27Si Destruction Rate at Stellar Temperatures” S. D. Pain, D. W. Bardayan, J. C. Blackmon, S. M. Brown,

Awards

Summa cum laude in cursu honorum (TTU)
Physics Award (TTU award for academic excellence in physics)
Sigma Pi Sigma
Derry Berry Award Finalist (TTU)
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