Krishna S. Kumar

Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics

Are there (as yet undetected) super-weak forces at sub-attometer length scales that shaped the evolution of the early universe?

Do neutrons in a heavy nucleus occupy a slightly larger volume than the protons, thus forming a "neutron skin"?

Are neutrinos their own anti-particles?

Is lepton number conserved?

How large is charged lepton flavor violation in nature?

Can quarks, gluons, their motion and self-interactions account for the observed properties of the proton?

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Current Research Projects

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New parity-violating electron scattering projects MOLLER and SOLID are approved at Jefferson Laboratory with A rating. more

 

 

Teaching

Fall 2013

PHY 100: Conceptual Physics

Fall 2007 lecture notes

PHY 556/714: Nuclei and Elementary Particles