Dr. Carlos Ordonez
University of North Texas
Physics
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Education

PhD, University of Texas, 1990.
Major: Physics
BS, University of Texas, 1984.
Major: Physics

Professional Positions

Uncategorized
Professor, University of North Texas. (September 01, 2004 – Present).
Associate Professor, University of North Texas. (September 01, 1998August 31, 2004).
Assistant Professor, University of North Texas. (September 01, 1992August 31, 1998).
Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso. (September 01, 1990August 31, 1992).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
PHYS 1051, The Solar Systems Observations Laboratory, 1 course.
PHYS 1061, Stellar Systems Observations Laboratory, 1 course.
PHYS 1251, Science and Technology of Musical Sound, 1 course.
PHYS 3010, Modern Physics, 15 courses.
PHYS 3030, Laboratory in Modern Physics, 7 courses.
PHYS 3310, Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences, 2 courses.
PHYS 4110, Statistical and Thermal Physics, 8 courses.
PHYS 4210, Electricity and Magnetism, 2 courses.
PHYS 4600, Computer Based Physics, 9 courses.
PHYS 4900, Special Problems, 4 courses.
PHYS 4910, Special Problems, 3 courses.
PHYS 4950, Senior Thesis, 13 courses.
PHYS 4951, Honors College Capstone Thesis, 3 courses.
PHYS 4955, Senior Thesis Capstone, 8 courses.
PHYS 4980, Experimental Course, 1 course.
PHYS 5700, Computational Physics, 11 courses.
PHYS 5900, Special Problems, 13 courses.
PHYS 5910, Special Problems, 14 courses.
PHYS 5920, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, 3 courses.
PHYS 5930, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, 3 courses.
PHYS 6910, Special Problems, 2 courses.
PHYS 6940, Individual Research, 20 courses.
PHYS 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 31 courses.

Directed Student Learning

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member, Physics. (2017 – Present).

Directed Individual/Independent Study,"Particle-In-Cell Simulation of a Dual-Solenoid Magnetized Plasma," Physics. (September 1, 2018January 15, 2019).

Directed Individual/Independent Study,"Plasma Fueling, Heating, and Neutrality Control Using Magnetic Plasma Expulsion," Physics. (August 27, 2018December 14, 2018).

Directed Individual/Independent Study,"Closed-Form Expressions for the Magnetic Fields of Circular and Rectangular Current Loops and Finite-Length Solenoids," Physics. (August 27, 2018December 14, 2018).

Directed Individual/Independent Study,"Design of a Single-Magnet Charged-Particle Trapping Experiment," Physics. (August 27, 2018December 14, 2018).

Major Professor,"Giant Increase in Cross-Magnetic-Field Transport Rate as an Electron-Positron Plasma Cools," Physics. (August 27, 2018December 14, 2018).

Major Professor,"Axial Loss Rate from a Dual-Solenoid Magnetized Plasma," Physics. (August 27, 2018December 14, 2018).

Directed Individual/Independent Study,"Particle-In-Cell Simulation of a Dual-Solenoid Magnetized Plasma," Physics. (June 1, 2018August 31, 2018).

Supervised Research, Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science. (September 1, 2016August 31, 2018).

Directed Individual/Independent Study,"Initial Research with the Warp Particle-In-Cell Code," Physics. (January 16, 2018May 11, 2018).

Major Professor,"Particle-In-Cell Simulation of a Plasma in a Dipole Magnetic Field," Physics. (January 16, 2018May 11, 2018).

Major Professor,"Thermocompressor Experiment," Physics. (January 16, 2018May 11, 2018).

Major Professor,"Effect of Gravity on Magnetobound States of Protonium," Physics. (January 16, 2018May 11, 2018).

Major Professor,"Giant Increase in Cross-Magnetic-Field Transport Rate as an Electron-Positron Plasma Cools," Physics. (January 16, 2018May 11, 2018).

Major Professor,"Artificially Structured Boundary for Control and Confinement of Beams and Plasmas," Physics. (January 16, 2018May 11, 2018).

Major Professor,"Examination of Magnetic Plasma Expulsion," Physics. (January 16, 2018May 11, 2018).

Supervised Research,"Research Assistants for 2017," Physics. (January 01, 2017December 31, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Particle-In-Cell Simulation of a Plasma in a Dipole Magnetic Field," Physics. (August 28, 2017December 15, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Thermocompressor Experiment," Physics. (August 28, 2017December 15, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Giant Increase in Cross-Magnetic-Field Transport Rate as an Electron-Positron Plasma Cools," Physics. (August 28, 2017December 15, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Loss Cone for a Sharply Curved Magnetic Mirror," Physics. (August 28, 2017December 15, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Antihydrogen Beam Formation by Transporting an Antiproton Beam Through an Electron-Positron Plasma That Produces Magnetobound Positronium," Physics. (August 28, 2017December 15, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Effect of Gravity on Quasibound States of Antihydrogen," Physics. (August 28, 2017December 15, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Charged Particle Reflection by a Planar Artificially Structured Boundary With Electrostatic Plugging," Physics. (August 28, 2017December 15, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Charged Particle Reflection by a Planar Artificially Structured Boundary With Electrostatic Plugging," Physics. (August 28, 2017December 15, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Magnetic Plasma Expulsion," Physics. (August 28, 2017December 15, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Effect of Gravity on Magnetobound States of Positronium," Physics. (January 1, 2016December 15, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Design and Simulation of a Novel Concentric Cone Antihydrogen Gravity Experiment," Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science. (June 5, 2017August 11, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Antihydrogen Atom Formation via Capturing of Positron by Antiproton Beam Traveling Through Electron-Positron Plasma," Physics. (January 17, 2017May 12, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Effect of Gravity on Magnetobound States of Protonium," Physics. (January 17, 2017May 12, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Giant Increase in Cross-Magnetic-Field Transport Rate as an Electron-Positron Plasma Cools," Physics. (January 17, 2017May 12, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Loss Cone for a Sharply Curved Magnetic Mirror," Physics. (January 17, 2017May 12, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Effect of Gravity on Quasibound States of Antihydrogen," Physics. (January 17, 2017May 12, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Charged Particle Reflection by a Planar Artificially Structured Boundary With Electrostatic Plugging," Physics. (January 17, 2017May 12, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Magnetic Plasma Expulsion," Physics. (January 17, 2017May 12, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Effect of Electron-Positron Collision Energy on Antihydrogen Synthesis Via Magnetobound States," Physics. (January 17, 2017May 12, 2017).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceeding
Hedlof, R. M., Ordonez, C. A. (2018). Artificially Structured Boundary for Confinement of Effectively Unmagnetized Cryogenic Antimatter Plasmas. 1928, 020003. AIP Conference Proceedings.
Hermosillo, M., Thornton, E. A., Ordonez, C. A. (2017). Antihydrogen Beam Formation by Transporting an Antiproton Beam Through an Electron-Positron Plasma That Produces Magnetobound Positronium. Physics Procedia. 90, 399-406. Physics Procedia.
Hermosillo, M., Ordonez, C. A. (2016). Antihydrogen Synthesis Via Magnetobound States of Protonium Within Proton-Positron-Antiproton Plasmas. P4.112. Forty-Third Conference on Plasma Physics.
Thornton, E. A., Ordonez, C. A. (2016). Effect of a Finite Antiproton Mass on Antihydrogen Synthesis Via Magnetobound Positronium Within Electron-Positron-Antiproton Plasmas. P4.115. Forty-Third Conference on Plasma Physics.
Journal Article
Martinez, A., Ordonez, C. A. (2019). Classical Trajectory Monte Carlo Simulation of Plasma Fueling Using Magnetic Plasma Expulsion. AIP Advances. 9, 075209.
Lane, R. A., Ordonez, C. A. (2019). Electrostatic Equilibria of Non-Neutral Plasmas Confined in a Penning Trap With Axially Varying Magnetic Field. Physics of Plasmas. 26, 052511.
Phillips, R. E., Ordonez, C. A. (2018). Magnetic Plasma Expulsion. Physics of Plasmas. 25, 012508.
Hedlof, R. M., Ordonez, C. A. (2017). Charged Particle Reflection by a Planar Artificially Structured Boundary With Electrostatic Plugging. AIP Advances. 7, 115123.
Aguirre, F. F., Ordonez, C. A. (2017). Giant Increase in Cross-Magnetic-Field Transport Rate as an Electron-Positron Plasma Cools. Physics of Plasmas. 24, 104502.
Lane, R. A., Ordonez, C. A. (2016). Confinement of Antiprotons in the Electrostatic Space Charge of Positrons in a Model of the Alpha Antihydrogen Trap. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 49, 074008.

Presentations Given

Martinez, A. (Author & Presenter), Phillips, R. E. (Author), Ordonez, C. A. (Author), 60th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Plasma Fueling, Heating, and Neutrality Control Using Magnetic Plasma Expulsion, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. (2018).

Hermosillo, M. (Author & Presenter), Ordonez, C. A. (Author), Twenty-Fifth International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Axial Emission Rate of Charged Particles from a Dual-Solenoid Magnetized Plasma, Grapevine, Texas, United States of America. (2018).

Sun, S. R. (Author & Presenter), Patel, S. S. (Author), Ordonez, C. A. (Author), Twenty-Fifth International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Concentric Cone Antihydrogen Gravity Experiment, Grapevine, Texas, United States of America. (2018).

Tran, C. (Author & Presenter), Ordonez, C. A. (Author), Fall 2017 Joint Meeting of the Texas Section of the APS, Texas Section of the AAPT, and Zone 13 of the Society of Physics Students, Antihydrogen Atom Formation via Capturing of Positron by Antiproton Beam Traveling Through Electron-Positron Plasma, Richardson, Texas, United States of America. (2017).

Hedlof, R. M. (Author & Presenter), Ordonez, C. A. (Author), Twelfth International Workshop on Non-Neutral Plasmas, Artificially Structured Boundary for Confinement of Unmagnetized Cryogenic Antimatter Plasmas, Appleton, Wisconsin, United States of America. (2017).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Ordonez, C. A. (Principal), "Equilibria of Two Relaxed Plasma Species With One Species Confined by the Space Charge of the Other Species," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $186000 Funded. (August 1, 2018July 31, 2021).
Ordonez, C. A. (Principal), "Collaborative Research: Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Plasma Physics of Antihydrogen Generation and Trapping," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $228000 Funded. (September 1, 2015August 31, 2019).
Ordonez, C. A. (Principal), "Collaborative Research: Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Plasma Physics of Antihydrogen Generation and Trapping," Sponsored by Department of Energy, Federal, $440997 Funded. (July 15, 2006July 14, 2019).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, College Computing Committee. (2017 – Present).

Committee Member, Department Graduate Committee. (2015 – Present).

Committee Member, Ad Hoc Faculty Search Committee for Physics Chair Position. (September 1, 2018December 31, 2018).

Committee Member, Ad Hoc Faculty Search Committee for Computational Physics Faculty Position. (2017).

Professional Service

Reviewer, Journal Article, Physics Letters A. (June 2018).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Fusion Energy Sciences, 2018 Fusion Energy Sciences Postdoctoral Research Program. (April 2018).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Cryogenics. (August 2017).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Applied Energy. (June 2017).