# Curriculum Vitae

## Murray Peshkin

### May 17, 1925 - Sept 20, 2017

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## Biographical sketch:

- 1951 Ph.D., Cornell University
- 1951-59 Northwestern University
- 1959-91 Argonne National Laboratory
- 1963-83 Associate or Acting Director, Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory
- 1991-2017 Post-retirement research participant, Argonne National Laboratory

## Visiting appointments

- 1956 Research Associate, Stanford University
- 1959-60 Weizmann Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science
- 1960 Visiting Scientist, Kyoto University
- 1968-69 Senior Weizmann Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science
- 1984 Visiting Scientist, Weizmann Institute of Science

## Professional Societies

- Fellow, American Physical Society
- Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

## Representative recent works

*Oscillating decay rate in electron capture and the neutrino mass difference*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. C **91**, 042501(R) (2015) [4 pages]

*Non-exponential and oscillatory decays in quantum mechanics*

Murray Peshkin, Alexander Volya and Vladimir Zelevinsky, Europhysics Letters **107**, 40001 (2014)

*Against a Proposed Alternative Explanation of the Aharonov-Bohm Effect *

Murray Peshkin, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical **43** 354031 (2010)

*Spin-Zero Particles Must Be Bosons: A New Proof within Nonrelativistic Quantum Mechanics*

Murray Peshkin, Foundations of Physics **36**, 19-29 (2006)

*Addressing the public about science and religion*

Murray Peshkin, Physics Today **59**, 46 (2006)

*Spin and statistics in nonrelativistic quantum mechanics: The spin-zero case*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. A **67**, 042102 (2003) [4 pages] Phys. Rev. A **68**, 046102 (2003) [2 pages]

*A Bragg Scattering Method to Search for the Neutron Electric Dipole Moment*

T. Dombeck, H. Kaiser, D. Koetke, M. Peshkin, and R. Ringo, Physics Division Report No. PHY-9814-TH-2001

*Comment on "Quantum Phase Shift Caused by Spatial Confinement", by B.E. Allman et al.*

M. Peshkin, Foundations of Physics Letts. **13**, 97 (2000)

*A no-go theorem for matter-wave interferometry with application to the neutron's electric-dipole moment*

M. Peshkin, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. Phy. Res. A **441**, 583 (2000)

*Force-Free Interactions and Nondispersive Phase Shifts in Interferometry*

M. Peshkin, Foundations of Physics, **29**, 481 (1998)

*The coherent electron*

Y. Imry and M. Peshkin, in "Electron: a centenary volume", edited by Michael Springford (Cambridge University Press, 1997)

*Off-Diagonal Long-Range Order, Restricted Gauge Transformations, and Aharonov-Bohm Effect in Conductors*

M. Peshkin, Phys. Rev. Lett. **76**, 2207-2210 (1996) Phys. Rev. Lett. **77**, 2346 (1996)

*Topology, Locality, and Aharonov-Bohm Effect with Neutrons*

M. Peshkin and H. J. Lipkin, Phys. Rev. Lett. **74**, 2847-2850 (1995)

*Comment on "Scalar Aharonov-Bohm experiment with neutrons"*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. Lett. **69**, 2017 (1992)

*"The Aharonov-Bohm Effect"*

M. Peshkin and A. Tonomura, Lecture Notes in Physics Vol. 340, (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1989)

## Selected previous papers

*The Calculation of Critical Masses Including the Effects of the Distribution of Neutron Energies*

Feynman, R.P.; Welton, T.A.; Ashkin, J.; Ehrlich, R.; Peshkin, M.; and Reines, F., Los Alamos Report LA-524, January 21, 1947

*Scattering and Absorption of Scalar and Pseudoscalar Mesons by Nucleons*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. **81**, 425-429 (1951)

*The 7.4-Mev State of Li ^{7}*

Murray Peshkin and A. J. F. Siegert, Phys. Rev. **87**, 735-737 (1952)

*Electromagnetic Annihilation of Antiprotons*

Laurie M. Brown and Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. **103**, 751-752 (1956)

*Λ ^{0}-Nucleon Potential and the Binding of Hyperfragments*

Laurie M. Brown and Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. **107**, 272-274 (1957)

*Symmetry Theorems for Isospin-Invariant Reactions*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. **121**, 636-642 (1961)

*Angular Asymmetry Theorems for Decay Products*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. **123**, 637-641 (1961)

*The Quantum Mechanical Effects of Magnetic Fields Confined to Inaccessible Regions*

Murray Peshkin, Igal Talmi, and Lindsay J. Tassie, Ann. Phys. (New York) **12**, 426-435 (1961)

*Symmetry Theory of the Aharonov-Bohm Effect: Quantum Mechanics in a Multiply Connected Region*

Lindsay J. Tassie and Murray Peshkin, Ann. Phys. (New York) **16**, 177-184 (1961)

*Flux Quantization and the Current-Carrying State in a Superconducting Cylinder*

H. J. Lipkin, M. Peshkin, and L. J. Tassie, Phys. Rev. **126**, 116-117 (1962)

*Flux Quantization and Time-Reversal Degeneracy*

Murray Peshkin and W. Tobocman, Phys. Rev. **127**, 1865-1867 (1962)

*Possible Determination of the Spin of the Xi ^{-} from the Angular Asymmetry of Its Decay*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. **129**, 1864-1866 (1963)

*Fluxoid Quantization, Pair Symmetry, and the Gap Energy in the Current-Carrying Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer State*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. **132**, 14-20 (1963)

*Spin and Parity Analysis at All Production Angles*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. **133**, B428-B430 (1964)

*Mössbauer Line Broadening in Powdered Crystals*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. **139**, A717-A722 (1965)

*Radiation effects produced by modulated electrons*

H. J. Lipkin and M. Peshkin, Appl. Phys. Lett. **19**, 313-315 (1971)

*Interference effects produced by modulated particle beams*

H. J. Lipkin and M. Peshkin, J. Appl. Phys. **43**, 3037-3040 (1972)

*Internal Symmetries and Model-Independent Relations for Inclusive Processes*

H. J. Lipkin and M. Peshkin, Phys. Rev. Lett. **28**, 862-865 (1972)

*Can beats of electron waves at optical frequencies drive a free-electron laser?*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. A **20**, 2629-2630 (1979)

*Aharonov-Bohm effect in bound states: Theoretical and experimental status*

Murray Peshkin, Phys. Rev. A **23**, 360-361 (1981)