Baksay, Laszlo

Professor, Head of Dept.
Dept. of Education & Interdisciplinary Studies

Personal Overview

In 2008 Prof. Baksay has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). Election to Fellowship in the society is limited to no more than 0.5 percent of the membership and denotes peer recognition of outstanding contributions to physics. Read the Press Release

Educational Background

Dipl. Phys./M.S. Technical University Aachen, Germany 1972
Dr.rer.nat./Ph.D. Technical University Aachen 1978
Staatsexamen, Phys.Ed. Technical University Aachen 1979

Professional Experience

Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Member of the Board, UNESCO Internatnl Basic Science Program

1972 - 75 German Governmental Research Scholar and Chercheur
Visiteur Centre Europeenne de la Recherche Nucleaire (CERN),
Geneva, Switzerland
1975 - 78 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, RWTH Aachen, Germany
1978 - 82 Assistant Professor, Northeastern Univ., Boston and Visiting
Scientist, Stanford Univ.
1982 - 83 Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of
California, Berkeley
1983 - 85 Associate Professor, University of Dallas, Texas and Visiting
Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
1985 - 90 Associate Professor, Union College, New York and Guest
Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
1989 Guest Professor, Central Physics Research Institute of the
Hungarian Academy of Science
1991 - 95 Associate Professor (tenured), Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
and Research Scientist, CERN, Switzerland
1992 Visiting Professor, Technical Univ. Budapest, Hungary
1996 - 99 Professor, University of Alabama
1996 - 00 Guest Professor, Kossuth University, Debrecen, Hungary
1999 - 06 Department Head and Professor of Physics and Space Sciences,
Florida Institute of Technology
2007 - present, Professor, Fl. Tech
2007 - 08 Guest Professor, Eötvös Loránd Univ., Budapest, Hungary

Selected Publications

-L. Baksay, V. Telegdi, et. al, The honeycomb a hodoscope of hexagonal proportional chambers, NP Int. 73-8, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland (1973)

-L. Baksay, C. Rubbia et al., "Evidence for double Pomeron exchange at the CERN ISR", Phys. Lett. B 61 (1976) 89

-L. Baksay, C. Rubbia et al., "Measurement of the proton-proton total cross section and small angle elastic scattering at ISR energies", Nucl. Phys. B 141 (1978) 1-28

-W.T. Ford, L.Baksay et al., "Lifetime of the tau lepton", Phys. Rev. Lett. 49 (1982) 106

-P. Oddone. L. Baksay et al., Development of high pressure proportional counters, Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. A 252 (1986) 458-460

-B. Adeva, L. Baksay, S.C.C. Ting et al., "A determination of the properties of the neutral intermediate vector boson Z0", Phys.Lett. B 231 (1989) 509

-M. Acciarri, L. Baksay, S.C.C.Ting et al., "Measurement of the Michel parameters and the average tau-neutrino helicity from tau decays at LEP", Phys. Lett. B 438 (1998) 405-416

-P. Achard , L. Baksay et al. Measurement of the photon structure function Fgamma2 with the L3 detector at LEP, Physics Letters B 622 (2005) 249

- G.L. Bayatian et al. (CMS Collaboration), CMS Technical Design Report, Vol. II: Physics Performance, J.Phys.G34, 995-1579 (2007)

- P. Achard et al. (L3 Collaboration), Study of resonance formation in the mass region 1400-MeV to 1500-MeV through the reaction gamma gamma --> K0(S) K+- pi-+, JHEP 0703:018 (2007)

- A. Adare et al. (PHENIX Collaboration), Inclusive cross-section and double helicity asymmetry for pi0 production in p + p collisions at s**(1/2) = 200-GeV: Implications for the polarized gluon distribution in the proton. Phys.Rev.D76:051106 (2007)

- A. Adare et al. (PHENIX Collaboration), J/psi Production vs. Centrality, Transverse Momentum, and Rapidity in Au+Au Collisions at s(NN)**(1/2) = 200-GeV, Phys.Rev.Lett.98:232301 (2007)

- A. Adare et al. (PHENIX Collaboration), System Size and Energy Dependence of Jet-Induced Hadron Pair Correlation Shapes in Cu+Cu and Au+Au Collisions at s(NN)**(1/2) = 200 and 62.4-GeV, Phys. Rev. Lett.98:232302 (2007)

- A. Adare et al. (PHENIX Collaboration), Energy Loss and Flow of Heavy Quarks in Au+Au Collisions at s(NN)**(1/2) = 200-GeV,Phys. Rev. Lett. 98:172301 (2007)

- A. Adare et al. (PHENIX Collaboration), Correlated Production of p and anti-p in Au+Au Collisions at s(NN)**(1/2) = 200-GeV. Phys.Lett.B649: 359-369 (2007)

- P. Achard et al. (L3 Collaboration), Study of inclusive strange-baryon production and search for pentaquarks in two-photon collisions at LEP.
Eur.Phys.J.C49:395-410 (2007)

- A. Adare et al. (PHENIX Collaboration), Scaling properties of azimuthal anisotropy in Au+Au and Cu+Cu collisions at s(NN) = 200-GeV.
Phys.Rev.Lett.98:162301 (2007)

- Adare et al. (PHENIX Collaboration), Transverse momentum and centrality dependence of dihadron correlations in Au+Au collisions at s(NN) = 200-GeV:
Jet-quenching and the response of partonic matter, Phys.Rev. C77, 011901 (2008)

Adare A. et al., Cold Nuclear Matter Effects on J/Psi as Constrained by Deuteron-Gold Measurements at s(NN)**(1/2) = 200-GeV, Phys.Rev.C77 (2008) 024912

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