## Biography

## Michael A. Doncheski

### Degrees

Ph.D., Physics, Penn State, 1990

### Courses Taught

PHYS 1: The Science of Physics

PHYS 211: General Physics: Mechanics

PHYS 212: General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism

PHYS 213: General Physics: Fluids and Thermal Physics

PHYS 214: General Physics: Wave Motion and Quantum Physics

PHYS 250: Introductory Physics I

PHYS 251: Introductory Physics II

### Selected Faculty Publications

Gilbert, L. P., Belloni, M., Doncheski, M. A., & Robinett, R. W. (2006). Playing Quantum Physics Jeopardy with zero-energy eigenstates. American Journal of Physics, 74(11), 1.

Belloni, M., Doncheski, M. A, & Robinett, R. W (2005). Exact results for `bouncing' Gaussian wave packets. Physica Scripta, 71(2), 4.

Belloni, M., Doncheski, M. A, & Robinett, R. W (2004). Wigner quasi-probability distribution for the infinite square well: energy eigenstates and time-dependent wave packets. American Journal of Physics, 72.

## Publications

Playing Quantum Physics Jeopardy with zero-energy eigenstates, American Journal of Physics - November, 2006

Piecewise Zero-curvature Energy Eigenstates in One Dimension, European Journal of Physics - September, 2006

Exact results for `bouncing' Gaussian wave packets, Physica Scripta - 2005

Zero-curvature solutions of the one-dimensional Schrodinger equation, Physica Scripta - 2005

Simple Examples of position-momentum correlated Gaussian free-particle wavepackets in one-dimension with the general form of the time-dependent spread in position, Foundation of Physics Letters - October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2005

More on the asymmetric infinite square well: energy eigenstates withzero curvature, European Journal of Physics - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2005

Wigner quasi-probability distribution for the infinite square well:energy eigenstates and time-dependent wave packets, American Journal of Physics - 2004

Wigner quasi-probability distribution for the infinite square well:energy eigenstates and time-dependent wave packets, Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology - August, 2004

## Education

Ph D, Phyiscs, Penn State University

BS, Physics, Penn State University