CSSF Category Awards: 2016
Physics & Astronomy

Senior Division


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S1702 — First Place
Spencer M. Cheleden, Grade 11 portrait
Evaluation of Silver Based Astronomical Telescope Coatings
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Phillips
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
S1705 — Second Place
Shashank Dholakia, Grade 11 portrait
Shishir Dholakia, Grade 11 portrait
A Search and Exploration of Multi-Exoplanet Systems Using Novel Photometric and TTV Algorithms for the K2 Mission
Advisor: Mr. David Iverson
School: Wilcox (Adrian C.) High School, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County
S1712 — Third Place
Justin Nguyen, Grade 12 portrait
Behavior of Toroidally Confined Plasmas in Sub-Fusion Conditions
Advisor: Mr. Anthony Nguyen
School: Mission San Jose High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S1715 — Fourth Place
Matthew D. Sandoval, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of the Magnitude of RR Lyr on Its Temperature
Advisor: Mr. Mike Antrim
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1701 — Honorable Mention
Anoushka R. Bose, Grade 12 portrait
Julia E. Rathmann-Bloch, Grade 11 portrait
Toward a Better Model of the Extragalactic Background Light: The Value of Splines
Advisor: Dr. David Williams, Dr. Jonathan Biteau
School: Parker (Francis) Upper School, San Diego, San Diego County, The Nueva School, Hillsborough, San Mateo County
S1703 — Honorable Mention
Jennifer J. Choi, Grade 11 portrait
Entangling Time Bin Qubits Using an Optical Switch
Advisor: Dr. Chee Wei Wong
School: Oxford Academy, Cypress, Orange County
S1707 — Honorable Mention
Thomas O. Hartman, Grade 9 portrait
Alfryd L. van Bruggen, Grade 9 portrait
The Curious Motion of Rolling Cylinders
Advisor: Dr. Jameshed Ghandhi, Dr. Jameshed Ghandi
School: Sequoia High School, Redwood City, San Mateo County

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