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Photography by Iris Monica Vargas©2006

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

Let’s Tell A Story” MIT Online Science, Technology & Engineering Community (MOSTEC) Conference, August 2013

Language Barriers and Health Care for Latino Patients: Perspectives of a Spanish Medical Interpreter”     Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA – April 2011

Physics and the Art (and Science) of Science Writing” University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico – May 2011

(Soon you’ll be able to click HERE see learn about past presentations.)

REFEREED PAPERS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

“The Hot Gas Content of Low-Luminosity Early-Type Galaxies and the Implications Regarding supernova Heating and AGN Feedback’’ Lawrence P. Davis, Christine Jones, William Forman, Iris Mónica Vargas & Paul Nulsen, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 653, part 1, pages 207–221 (2006)

“Developing Solar-blind, Radiation-hard, Diamond-based Ultraviolet Detectors” M.Sci. Physics Thesis, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (2005)

“Exploring the Playground of the Nucleus: Characterizing the Nuclear Extended Emission in Chandra’s Early-type Galaxy Sample” Iris Monica Vargas & Christine Jones, American Astronomical Society Meeting 205, #92.13; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 36, p.1491, (2004)

“Effects of heavy-ion radiation on the electron field emissions properties of sulfur-doped nanocomposite carbon films” Diamond and Related Materials, 13, 221-225, (2004)

“Exploring the Playground of the Nucleus: Characterizing the Nuclear Extended Emission in Chandra’s Early-type Galaxy Sample” Iris Monica Vargas & Christine Jones, SAO Summer Intern Program Research Papers, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, (2004)

“Study of the Effects of Heavy-Ion Radiation on Nanocomposite Carbon Films” Materials Research Society Meeting Proceedings, Vol 777, T8.8, (2003)

“In Situ Phase-Modulated Ellipsometry Study of the Surface Damaging Process of Silicon under Atomic Hydrogen” Solid State Communications, 217-220, Vol.116, (2000)

“In Situ Spectroscopic Ellipsometry Study of the Oxide Etching and Surface Damaging Processes on Silicon under Hydrogen Plasma” Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol. 591, pp.295-300 (2000)

“Measurements and Analysis of Diamond Raman Bandwidths” Diamond Related Materials, 1029-1033, Vol.7, (1998)

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