Virtual Special Issue on Women in Physics

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We are delighted to bring you our Virtual Special Issue Women in Physics, and encourage you all to download and read it for free for the next 6 months.

We are proud to present a compilation of  papers that have been authored by outstanding women scientists in high level Physics publications,  ranging across various disciplines, from Epitaxial growth of topological insulator Bi2Se3 film on Si(111) to the design of optimal light delivery system for co-registered transvaginal ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging of ovarian tissue. These articles were selected by the Editors of those respective publications.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all these outstanding scientists for the ongoing success of our Physics journals. We look forward to continuing working with you.

Eva Andrei
Epitaxial growth of topological insulator Bi2Se3 film on Si(111) with atomically sharp interface
Namrata Bansal, Yong Seung Kim, Eliav Edrey, Matthew Brahlek, Yoichi Horibe, Keiko Iida, Makoto Tanimura, Guo-Hong Li, Tian Feng, Hang-Dong Lee, Torgny Gustafsson, Eva Andrei, Seongshik Oh
Thin Solid Films, Volume 520, October 2011, Pages 224–229

Elena Aprile
The XENON100 dark matter experiment
XENON100 Collaboration
Astroparticle Physics, Volume 35, April 2012, Pages 573–590

Maria C. Asensio
Corrosion investigation of fire-gilded bronze involving high surface resolution spectroscopic imaging
G. Masi, C. Chiavari, J. Avila, J. Esvan, S. Raffo, M.C. Bignozzi, M.C. Asensio, L. Robbiola, C. Martini
Applied Surface Science, Volume 366, March 2016, Pages 317–327

Sylvia T. Ceyer
Reactions of gas phase H atoms with ethylene, acetylene and ethane adsorbed on Ni(111)
T. Bürgi, T.R. Trautman, M. Gostein, D.L. Lahr, K.L. Haug, S.T. Ceyer
Surface Science, Volume 501, March 2002, Pages 49–73

Oksana Chubykalo-Fesenko
A micromagnetic study of the hysteretic behavior of antidot Fe films
J.M. Torres Bruna, J. Bartolomé, L.M. García Vinuesa, F. Garcia Sanchez, J.M. Gonzalez, O.A. Chubykalo-Fesenko
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Volumes 290–291, Part 1, April 2005, Pages 149–152

Mirjam Cvetič
Chiral four-dimensional N=1 supersymmetric type IIA orientifolds from intersecting D6-branes
Mirjam Cvetič, Gary Shiu, Angel M. Uranga
Nuclear Physics B, Volume 615, November 2001, Pages 3–32

Bérengère Dubrulle
Early warnings indicators of financial crises via auto regressive moving average models
Davide Faranda, Flavio Maria Emanuele Pons, Eugenio Giachino, Sandro Vaienti, Bérengère Dubrulle
Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Volume 29, December 2015, Pages 233–239

Olga S. Dymshits
Optical applications of glass-ceramics
I. Alekseeva, O. Dymshits, M. Tsenter, A. Zhilin, V. Golubkov, I. Denisov, N. Skoptsov, A. Malyarevich, K. Yumashev
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Volume 356, December 2010, Pages 3042–3058

Henriette Elvang
E7(7) constraints on counterterms in N=8 supergravity
N. Beisert, H. Elvang, D. Freedman, M. Kiermaier, A. Morales, S. Stieberger
Physics Letters B, Volume 694, Issue 3, 8 November 2010, Pages 265–271

Claudia Felser
Thin epitaxial films of the Heusler compound Co2Cr0.6Fe0.4Al
G. Jakob, F. Casper, V. Beaumont, S. Falk, N. Auth, H.-J. Elmers, C. Felser, H. Adrian
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Volumes 290–291, Part 2, April 2005, Pages 1104–1107

Fabiola Gianotti
Observation of a new particle in the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson with the ATLAS detector at the LHC
ATLAS Collaboration
Nuclear Physics B, Volume 716, September 2012, Pages 1–29

Donna C. Hurley
Contact mechanics and tip shape in AFM-based nanomechanical measurements
Malgorzata Kopycinska-Müller, Roy H. Geiss, Donna C. Hurley
Ultramicroscopy, Volume 106, April 2006, Pages 466–474

Barbara Jacak
Formation of dense partonic matter in relativistic nucleus–nucleus collisions at RHIC: Experimental evaluation by the PHENIX Collaboration
PHENIX Collaboration
Nuclear Physics A, Volume 757, August 2005, Pages 184–283

Elizabeth Jenkins
Baryon chiral perturbation theory using a heavy fermion lagrangian
Elizabeth Jenkins, Aneesh V. Manohar
Physics Letters B, Volume 255, February 1991, Pages 558–562

Lisa Kaltenegger
The Darwin mission: Search for extra-solar planets
L. Kaltenegger, M. Fridlund
Advances in Space Research, Volume 36, Issue 6, 2005, Pages 1114–1122

Ursula Keller
Efficient, low-noise, SESAM-based femtosecond Cr3+:LiSrAlF6 laser
J.-M Hopkins, G.J. Valentine, W. Sibbett, J. Aus der Au, F. Morier-Genoud, U. Keller, A. Valster
Optics Communications, Volume 154, August 1998, Pages 54–58

Ann R. Kennedy
Biological effects of space radiation and development of effective countermeasures
Ann R. Kennedy
Life Sciences in Space Research, Volume 1, April 2014, Pages 10–43

Claudine Lacroix
Volume collapse in the Kondo lattice
M. Lavagna, C. Lacroix, M. Cyrot
Physics Letters A, Volume 90, July 1982, Pages 210–212

Mireille Lavagna
Volume collapse in the Kondo lattice
M. Lavagna, C. Lacroix, M. Cyrot
Physics Letters A, Volume 90, July 1982, Pages 210–212

Michal Lipson
Performance investigation of microphotonic-silicon devices in a field-trial all-optical network
J.D. Marconi, S. Arismar Cerqueira Jr., J.T. Robinson, N. Sherwood-Droz, Y. Okawachi, H.E. Hernandez-Figueroa, M. Lipson, A.L. Gaeta, H.L. Fragnito
Optics Communications, Volume 282, March 2009, Pages 849-855

Giulia Masi
Corrosion investigation of fire-gilded bronze involving high surface resolution spectroscopic imaging
G. Masi, C. Chiavari, J. Avila, J. Esvan, S. Raffo, M.C. Bignozzi, M.C. Asensio, L. Robbiola, C. Martini
Applied Surface Science, Volume 366, March 2016, Pages 317–327

Jennifer E. Michaels
A methodology for structural health monitoring with diffuse ultrasonic waves in the presence of temperature variations
Yinghui Lu, Jennifer E. Michaels
Ultrasonics, Volume 43, October 2005, Pages 717–731

Margaret M. Murnane
Time-resolved UPS: a new experimental technique for the study of surface chemical reactions on femtosecond time-scales
M. Bauer, C. Lei, R. Tobey, M.M. Murnane, H. Kapteyn
Surface Science, Volumes 532–535, June 2003, Pages 1159-1165

Ann E. Nelson
The more Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model
A.G. Cohen, D.B. Kaplan, A.E. Nelson
Physics Letters B, Volume 388, November 1996, Pages 588–598

Angela V. Olinto
On the conversion of neutron stars into strange stars
Angela V. Olinto
Physics Letters B, Volume 192, June 1987, Pages 71-75

Mercè Ollé
Dynamics of the parabolic restricted three-body problem
Esther Barrabés, Josep M. Cors, Mercè Ollé
Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Volume 29, December 2015, Pages 400–415

Sara A. Pozzi
MCNP-PoliMi: a Monte-Carlo code for correlation measurements
Sara A Pozzi, Enrico Padovani, Marzio Marseguerra
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics A, Volume 513, November 2003, Pages 550–558

Lisa Randall
Out of this world supersymmetry breaking
Lisa Randall, Raman Sundrum
Nuclear Physics B, Volume 557, September 1999, Pages 79–118

Beatriz Roldan Cuenya
Nanocatalysis: size- and shape-dependent chemisorption and catalytic reactivity
Beatriz Roldan Cuenya, Farzad Behafarid
Surface Science Reports, Volume 70, June 2015, Pages 135–187

Archana Sharma
Muon tracking and triggering with gaseous detectors and some applications
Archana Sharma
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics A, Volume 666, February 2012, Pages 98–129

Eva Silverstein
Criteria for conformal invariance of (0, 2) models
Eva Silverstein, Edward Witten
Nuclear Physics B, Volume 444, June 1995, Pages 161–190

Shufang Su
Low-energy precision tests of supersymmetry
M.J. Ramsey-Musolf, S. Su
Physics Reports, Volume 456, January 2008, Pages 1–88

Gail R. ter Haar
High-intensity focused ultrasound for the treatment of liver tumours
J.E. Kennedy, F. Wu, G.R. ter Haar, F.V. Gleeson, R.R. Phillips, M.R. Middleton, D. Cranston
Ultrasonics, Volume 42, April 2004, Pages 931–935

Véronique Vitry
Formation of borohydride-reduced nickel–boron coatings on various steel substrates
V. Vitry, F. Delaunois
Applied Surface Science, Volume 359, December 2015, Pages 692-703

Ann G. Wintle
Luminescence dating: laboratory procedures and protocols
Ann G. Wintle
Radiation Measurements, Volume 27, December 1997, Pages 769–817

Quing Zhu
Design of optimal light delivery system for co-registered transvaginal ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging of ovarian tissue
Hassan S. Salehi, Patrick D. Kumavor, Hai Li, Umar Alqasemi, Tianheng Wang, Chen Xu, Quing Zhu
Photoacoustics, Volume 3, September 2015, Pages 114–122