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Carl Carlson

Class of 1962 Professor of Physics

Office: Small Hall 326C
Email: carlson@physics.wm.edu
Office Phone: 757-221-3509
Webpage: {{http://physics.wm.edu/~carlson/home.html}}

Research Interests

Theoretical Physics, including (but not limited to): Exotic QCD bound states Non-commutative field theory Baryon properties in QCD Exclusive and Semiexclusive Reactions


AB Columbia University 1965; PhD Columbia University 1968

Refereed Papers Published (2014)

Orbital angular momentum of gauge fields: excitation of an atom by twisted photons
Andrei Afanasev, Carl E. Carlson, Asmita Mukherjee
International Journal of Modern Physics: Conference Series 25 (2014) 146008 (17 pages)

Nuclear structure contribution to the Lamb shift in muonic deuterium
Carl E. Carlson, Mikhail Gorchtein, Marc Vanderhaeghen
Phys. Rev. A 89 (2014) 022504 (9 pages);  arXiv:1311.6512 [nucl-th]

Constraints to new physics models for the proton charge radius puzzle from the
decay K+→μ++ν+e+e+
Carl E. Carlson and Benjamin C. Rislow
Phys. Rev. D 89 (2014) 035003 (5 pages);  arXiv:1310.2786 [hep-ph]

Two Novel Properties of Twisted-Light Absorption
Andrei Afanasev, Carl E. Carlson, Asmita Mukherjee
Journal of the Optical Society of America B 31 (2014) (8 pages);  arXiv:1401.1227 [quant-ph]