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"? YES, they DO! more

Are neutrinos their own anti-particles?

Is lepton number conserved?

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

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Main Research Topics

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The parity-violating electron scattering projects with the 11 GeV Electron Beam at Jefferson Lab: MOLLER and SOLID. more

 

 

Teaching

Spring 2022

PHY 182 Lab: Electricity and Magnetism Lab

Fall 2007 lecture notes

PHY 556/714: Nuclei and Elementary Particles