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WJ Llope
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e-mail:llope@rice.edu
 
  • Ph.D. Nuclear Physics (1992) SUNY-Stony Brook, New York
 
Primary Department
   Department of Physics and Astronomy
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Bonner Nuclear Laboratories
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    Websites
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    Research Areas
     Relativistic Heavy-Ion Physics
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    arXiv:1402.1078 [physics.ins-det]

     
     

    arXiv:1311.1621 [nucl-ex]

     
     

    arXiv:1402.1558 [nucl-ex]

     
     

    arXiv:1401.3043 [nucl-ex]

     
     

    arXiv:1312.7397 [hep-ex]

     
     

    [arXiv:1301.2348 [Unknown]].
    10.1103/PhysRevC.88.014902.
    Phys.Rev. C88 (2013) 1, 014902.

     
     

    [arXiv:1309.5681 [nucl-ex]].
    10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.032302.
    Phys.Rev.Lett. 112 (2014) 032302.

     
     

    [arXiv:1212.1653 [nucl-ex]].
    10.1103/PhysRevC.87.044903.
    Phys.Rev. C87 (2013) 4, 044903.

     
     

    arXiv:1302.3802 [nucl-ex]

     
     

    [arXiv:1302.3168 [nucl-ex]].
    10.1103/PhysRevC.88.034906.
    Phys.Rev. C88 (2013) 034906.

     
     

    [arXiv:1208.2736 [nucl-ex]].
    10.1016/j.physletb.2013.04.010.
    Phys.Lett. B722 (2013) 55-62.

     
     

    arXiv:1302.6184 [nucl-ex]

     
     

    [arXiv:1212.3304 [nucl-ex]].
    10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.052301.
    Phys.Rev.Lett. 111 (2013) 052301.

     
     

    arXiv:1303.0901 [nucl-ex]

     
     

    [arXiv:1309.1800 [nucl-ex]].
    10.1103/PhysRevD.89.012001.
    Phys.Rev. D89 (2014) 012001.

     
     

    [arXiv:1301.2347 [nucl-ex]].
    10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.142301.
    Phys.Rev.Lett. 110 (2013) 142301.

     
     

    arXiv:1312.3675 [nucl-ex]

     
     

    [arXiv:1301.6633 [nucl-ex]].
    10.1103/PhysRevC.87.064902.
    Phys.Rev. C87 (2013) 064902.

     
     

    [arXiv:1301.2187 [nucl-ex]].
    10.1103/PhysRevC.88.014904.
    Phys.Rev. C88 (2013) 014904.

     
     

    arXiv:1402.1791 [nucl-ex

     
     

    Activity concentrations and dose rates from decorative granite countertops; W.J. Llope, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 102, 620 (2011).

     
     

    Large-Area Fast-Timing Systems in STAR; W.J. Llope for the STAR Collaboration, Proceedings of the 21th International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Industry, Ft. Worth, TX, August 12, 2010.

     
     

    Multigap RPCs in the STAR experiment at RHIC; W.J. Llope for the STAR Collaboration, Nucl Inst. and Methods in Phys. Res. A, in press, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2010.07.086.

     
     

    Performance of a new LMRPC prototype for the STAR MTD system; Y. Wang et al., Nucl. Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, Section A 640, 85 (2011).

     
     

    Charged and strange hadron elliptic flow in Cu+Cu collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}$ = 62.4 and 200 GeV Submitted Jan. 28, 2010 , published Apr. 9, 2010 Phys. Rev. C 81 (2010) 44902

     
     

    Azimuthal Charged-Particle Correlations and Possible Local Strong Parity Violation Submitted Sep. 9, 2009 , published Dec. 14, 2009 Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 251601

     
     

    Azimuthal di-hadron correlations in d+Au and Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}=200$ GeV from STAR Submitted Apr. 14, 2010 , published Aug. 30, 2010 Phys. Rev. C 82 (2010) 24912

     
     

    Balance Functions from Au+Au, d+Au, and p+p Collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}$ = 200 GeV Submitted May. 13, 2010 , published Aug. 11, 2010 Phys. Rev. C 82 (2010) 24905

     
     

    Higher Moments of Net-proton Multiplicity Distributions at RHIC Submitted Apr. 29, 2010 , published Jul. 9, 2010 Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010) 22302

     
     

    Identified high-$p_T$ spectra in Cu+Cu collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}$=200 GeV Submitted Nov. 16, 2009 , published May. 27, 2010 Phys. Rev. C 81 (2010) 54907

     
     

    Identified particle production, azimuthal anisotropy, and interferometry measurements in Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{\bm {s_{NN}}} =$ 9.2 GeV Submitted Sep. 23, 2009 , published Feb. 26, 2010 Phys. Rev. C 81 (2010) 24911

     
     

    Inclusive pi^0, eta, and direct photon production in p+p and d+Au collisions at sqrt(s_NN) = 200 GeV Submitted Dec. 18, 2009 , published Jun. 15, 2010 Phys. Rev. C 81 (2010) 64904

     
     

    Longitudinal scaling property of the charge balance function in Au + Au collisions at 200 GeV Submitted Feb. 12, 2010 , published May. 15, 2010 Phys. Lett. B 690 (2010) 239

     
     

    Measurement of the Bottom contribution to non-photonic electron production in p+p collisions at sqrt{s}=200 GeV Submitted Jul. 7, 2010 , published Nov. 12, 2010 Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010) 202301

     
     

    Observation of charge-dependent azimuthal correlations and possible local strong parity violation in heavy ion collisions Submitted Sep. 9, 2009 , published May. 28, 2010 Phys. Rev. C 81 (2010) 54908

     
     

    Observation of pi^+pi^-pi^+pi^- photoproduction in ultraperipheral heavy-ion collisions at sqrt(s_NN) = 200 GeV at the STAR detector Submitted Dec. 4, 2009 , published Apr. 2, 2010 Phys. Rev. C 81 (2010) 44901

     
     

    Three-particle coincidence of the long range pseudorapidity correlation in high energy nucleus-nucleus collisions Submitted Jan. 8, 2010 , published Jul. 8, 2010 Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010) 22301

     
     

    Upsilon cross section in p+p collisions at sqrt(s) = 200 GeV Submitted Jan. 15, 2010 , published Jul. 29, 2010 Phys. Rev. D 82 (2010) 12004

     
     

    Observation of an Antimatter Hypernucleus Submitted Oct. 29, 2009 , published Mar. 4, 2010 Science 328 (2010) 58

     
     

    Studying Parton Energy Loss in Heavy-Ion Collisions via Direct-Photon and Charged-Particle Azimuthal Correlations Submitted Dec. 9, 2009 , published Sep. 30, 2010 Phys. Rev. C 82 (2010) 34909

     
     

    Azimuthal Charged-Particle Correlations and Possible Local Strong Parity Violation; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 251601 (2009).

     
     

    Beam-Energy and System-Size Dependence of Dynamical Net Charge Fluctuations; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. C 79, 24906 (2009).

     
     

    Center of mass energy and system-size dependence of photon production at forward rapidity at RHIC ; B. I. Abelev, et al., Nucl. Phys. A 832 134 (2009).

     
     

    Energy and system size dependence of phi meson production in Cu+Cu and Au+Au collisions; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Lett. B 673, 183 (2009).

     
     

    Growth of Long Range Forward-Backward Multiplicity Correlations with Centrality in Au+Au Collisions at sqrt(s) = 200 GeV; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 172301 (2009).

     
     

    J/psi production at high transverse momentum in p+p and Cu+Cu collisions at sqrt(s) = 200 GeV; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. C 80 41902 (2009).

     
     

    K/pi Fluctuations at Relativistic Energies; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 92301 (2009).

     
     

    Long range rapidity correlations and jet production in high energy nuclear collisions; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. C 80 64192 (2009).

     
     

    Longitudinal Spin Transfer to Lambda and anti-Lambda Hyperons in Polarized Proton-Proton Collisions at sqrt(s) = 200 GeV; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. D 80 111102 (2009).

     
     

    Longitudinal double-spin asymmetry and cross section for inclusive neutral pion production at midrapidity in polarized proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 200 GeV ; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. D 80 111108 (2009).

     
     

    Measurement of D* Mesons in Jets from p+p Collisions at sqrt(s) = 200 GeV; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. D 79 112006 (2009).

     
     

    Measurements of phi meson production in relativistic heavy-ion collisions at RHIC; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. C 79, 64903 (2009).

     
     

    Neutral Pion Production in Au+Au Collisions at sqrt(s) = 200 GeV; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. C 80 44905 (2009).

     
     

    Observation of Two-source Interference in the Photoproduction Reaction Au+Au = Au+Au+rho^0; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 112301 (2009).

     
     

    Pion Interferometry in Au+Au and Cu+Cu Collisions at RHIC; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. C 80 24905 (2009).

     
     

    System size dependence of associated yields in hadron-triggered jets; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Lett. B 683 123 (2009).

     
     

    Systematic Measurements of Identified Particle Spectra in p+p, d+Au and Au+Au Collisions from STAR; B. I. Abelev, et al., Phys. Rev. C 79, 34909 (2009).

     
     

    Perspectives of a mid-rapidity dimuon program at the RHIC: a novel and compact muon telescope detector; L. Ruan, et al., J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 36, 095001 (2009).

     
     Articles
     

    Di-electron spectrum at mid-rapidity in $p+p$ collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 200$ GeVPhys. Rev. C 86 (2012) 24906

     
     

    Directed Flow of Identified Particles in Au + Au Collisions at $\sqrtsNN = 200$ GeV at RHICPhys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) 202301

     
     

    Energy and system-size dependence of two- and four-particle $v_2$ measurements in heavy-ion collisions at 62.4 and 200 GeV and their implications on flow fluctuations and nonflowPhys. Rev. C 86 (2012) 0

     
     

    Identified hadron compositions in p+p and Au+Au collisions at high transverse momenta at $\sqrt{s_{_{NN}}} = 200$ GeVPhys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) 72302

     
     

    Inclusive charged hadron elliptic flow in Au + Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}$ = 7.7 - 39 GeVPhys. Rev. C 86 (2012) 54908

     
     

    Measurements of $D^{0}$ and $D^{*}$ Production in $p$ + $p$ Collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 200 GeVPhys. Rev. D 86 (2012) 72013

     
     

    Strangeness Enhancement in Cu+Cu and Au+Au \sqrt{s_{NN}} 200 GeV CollisionsPhys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) 72301

     
     

    System size and energy dependence of near-side di-hadron correlationPhys. Rev. C 85 (2012) 14903

     
     

    Activity concentrations and dose rates from decorative granite countertops; W.J. Llope, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 102, 620 (2011)

     
     Refereed conference papers
     

    Large-Area Fast-Timing Systems in STAR; W.J. Llope for the STAR Collaboration, Proceedings of the 21th International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Industry, Ft. Worth, TX, August 12, 2010.

     
     

    Multigap RPCs in the STAR experiment at RHIC; W.J. Llope for the STAR Collaboration, Nucl Inst. and Methods in Phys. Res. A, in press, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2010.07.086.

     
     Other
     

    Updated upVPD efficiency simulations for the beam energy scan; W.J. Llope, STAR internal note, Oct. 2, 2009.

     
    Presentations
     Invited Papers
     

    W.J. Llope, "Search for a Possible QCD Critical Point in the RHIC Beam Energy Scan using the STAR Experiment," 8th Rencontres du Vietnam - Heavy Ion Collisions in the LHC Era, Quy Nhon, Vietnam, July 17, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "Summary of the Theory and Fluctuations Sessions," Summary Talk, STAR Topical Workshop on Fluctuations and Particle Identification, Rice University, May 24, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "The Muon Telescope Detector," Relativistic Heavy Ion Group Seminar, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, Jan. 20, 2012.

     
     Invited Talks
     

    W.J. Llope, "The phase diagram of nuclear matter," Colloquium, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, February 4, 2014

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "Mechanical Design, Fabrication, and Installation," Workshop on STAR MTD Production and Related Physics, Hefei, Anhui, China, March 30, 2011.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "The Muon Telescope Detector," STAR Regional Meeting, Variabke Energy Cyclotron Center, Kolkata, India, Jan. 9, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "The Muon Telescope Detector," Relativistic Heavy Ion Group Seminar, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, Jan. 20, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope for the STAR Collaboration, "Large-area fast-timing systems in STAR," 21th International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Industry (CAARI 10), Fort Worth, TX, August 12, 2010.

     
     Keynote Speaker
     

    W.J. Llope for the bulkcorr PWG, "Highlights of the Moments Analyses," Plenary Session, STAR Analysis Meeting, Davis CA, August 25, 2011.

     
     Other
     

    W.J. Llope for the STAR Collaboration, "Intra-event correlations and the statistical moments of the identified particle multiplicity distributions in the RHIC beam energy scan data collected by STAR," APS-DNP Fall Meeting, Newport News, Virginia, October 25, 2013.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "MTD Status," Workshop on STAR MTD and HFT and Related Physics, University of Science and Technology, Hefei, China, September 9, 2013.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "Net-p moments products," Plenary Session, STAR Analysis Meeting, Purdue University, July 16, 2013.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "Statistical model fits to simulated RHIC data," APS-DNP March Meeting, Denver, Colorado, April 14, 2013.

     
     

    W.J. Llope for the STAR Collaboration, "Light Anti-nucleus production in root-s=7.7-200 GeV Au+Au collisions in the STAR Experiment," APS-DNP, Newport Beach, CA, October 26, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "Light Nucleus Production in the BES," Light Flavor Spectra PWG, Parallel Session, STAR Analysis Meeting, BNL, April 18, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "UrQMD+Thermus," Bulk Correlations PWG Meeting, Sept. 5, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "UrQMD+Thermus and data+Thermus," Bulk Correlations PWG Meeting, Sept. 12, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "UrQMD+Thermus and data+Thermus," Light Flavor Spectra PWG Meeting, October 19, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "MTD Mechanics," BNL/DOE Review of the STAR MTD Project, BNL, September 17, 2010.

     
     

    "W.J. Llope, "Detectors and Mechanical Systems," U.S. Dept. of Energy Close-out Review of the STAR TOF Project, BNL, August 10-11, 2009.." (August 10-11, 2009)

     
     Posters
     

    W.J. Llope for the STAR Collaboration, "Light Anti-nucleus production in root-s=7.7-200 GeV Au+Au collisions in the STAR Experiment," (poster) Quark Matter 2012, Washington D.C, August 17, 2012.

     
     Session Chair
     

    Session chair, Heavy Ion Collisions in the LHC Era - 8th Rencontres du Vietnam, Quy Nhon, Vietnam, July 20, 2012

     
     

    Session chair, Theory session, STAR Regional Meeting, Variable Energy Cyclotron Center, Kolkata, India, Jan. 11, 2012.

     
     

    Session chair, "Elements of Very Large Detectors," American Physical Society, Division of Nuclear Physics, Santa Fe, NM, November 6, 2010.

     

     
     Workshops
     

    W.J. Llope, "Light nucleus production in the BES and p+p," STAR Regional Meeting, Variable Energy Cyclotron Center, Kolkata, India, Jan. 9, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "MTD Design, Integration, and Run-12 Status," Workshop on STAR-MTD construction and data analysis, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, April 13, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "The Muon Telescope Detector," STAR Regional Meeting, Variable Energy Cyclotron Center, Kolkata, India, Jan. 9, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "Design of TOF," Juniors Session, STAR Analysis Meeting, BNL, March 14, 2011.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "Light nucleus production in the BES and p+p," STAR Regional Meeting, Variable Energy Cyclotron Center, Kolkata, India, Jan. 9, 2012.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "Fluctuations from Normalized Intensive Cumulants," Bulk Correlations meeting, January 5, 2011.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "Light nuclei in p+p and d+Au," Light Flavor Spectra Parallel Session, STAR Collaboration Meeting, BNL, Mar. 28, 2010.

     
     

    W.J. Llope, "Light nucleus production in p+p and d+Au (and the BES!)," Light Flavor Spectra Parallel Session, STAR Collaboration Meeting, BNL, November 13, 2010.

     
     

    "W.J. Llope for the STAR Collaboration, "Multigap RPCs in STAR," Tenth Workshop on Resistive Plate Chambers and Related Detectors, GSI, Darmstadt, Germany, Feb. 10, 2010.." (Feb. 10, 2010)

     
     

    "W.J. Llope, "Light nucleus production in p+p and d+Au," Light Flavor Spectra Parallel Session, STAR Analysis Meeting, Austin, TX, Jan. 12, 2010.." (Jan. 12, 2010.)

     
     

    "W.J. Llope, "Light nucleus production in p+p and d+Au," Light Flavor Spectra Parallel Session, STAR Collaboration Meeting, Berkeley, CA, Oct. 7, 2009.." (Oct. 7, 2009)

     
     

    "W.J. Llope, "Light nucleus production in p+p and d+Au," STAR Light Flavor Spectra Physics Working Group meeting, Sep. 10, 2009.." (Sep. 10, 2009)

     
     

    "W.J. Llope, "Scintillator Slewing," UPC/pp2pp Parallel Session, STAR Analysis Meeting, Austin, TX, Jan. 14, 2010.." (Jan. 14, 2010.)

     
     

    "W.J. Llope, "Update on light nucleus production in p+p and d+Au," STAR Light Flavor Spectra Physics Working Group meeting, Sep. 17, 2009.." (Sep. 17, 2009)

     
    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Daniel McDonald, Masters Calibration of the STAR Time Of Flight Detector for Particle Identification. (2010) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

    Positions Held
     Principal Investigator - Rice University Grant R16870 - Contruction of the Muon Telescope Detector, Brookhaven National Laboratory and US DOE. (2012 - 2012)

     Deputy Project Manager, Contruction Project: STAR Muon Telescope Detector. (2012 - 2012)