Publications:

U. Zurcher, and A. Slifkin, Synchronization of Huygens' clocks: An elementary treatment [in preparation]

L. Baker and U. Zurcher, Approximate Solution for the Time-Independent Schroedinger Equation for the Quartic Oscillator [in preparation]

U. Zurcher, Rolling Friction of a Wheel on a Rigid, Horizontal Surface (submitted, 2017).

U. Zurcher, Electrostatics at the Molecular Level, Eur. J. Phys. 38, 015206 (2017).

U. Zurcher, What is the Frequency of an Electron, Eur. J. Phys 37, 045401 (2016).

U.Zurcher, Problems for Algebra-based Physics I & II  (Ventus Publishing, 2015).

U. Zurcher, Thermodynamics of Bread Baking - Two State Model, Am J. Phys. 82, 224 (2014).

U. Zurcher, APS Conference on Distance Learning: Open Physics Books: A Personal Reflection from an Author Invited Talk  (APS, College Park, MD, June 2013): http://www.aps.org/programs/education/conferences/chairs/2013/distance/upload/130602-1030-C-Zurcher.pdf

U. Zurcher, Algebra-based College Physics - Part 1 (Ventus Publishing, 2013).

U. Zurcher, Algebra-based College Physics - Part 2 (Ventus Publishing, 2013).

R. O'Dwyer, U. Zurcher, L. Muheddine*, and L. Albakri*, Novel Heart Rate Anaylsis Distinguishes TLE patients from Patients with Non-epileptic Seizures, American Academy of Neurology, P07.168, 2013.

A. Brown* and U. Zurcher, Visco-Elastic Properties of Duct Tape, Eur J Phys. 34, 1095 (2013).

Zurcher, U., Geometric construction for image formation by a converging lens, Eur. J. Phys. 33, 1125 (2012)

Zurcher, U., Projectile motion in the 'language' of orbital motion, Eur. J. Phys. 32, 955 (2011).

Lammers, A., and Zurcher, U. Stability during arboreal locomotion in Theoretical Biomechanics, V Klika Eds.  (InTech Press, 2011),

Lammers, A. and Zurcher, U., Stability during arboreal locomotion, Zoology 114, 95 (2011)

Zurcher, U. and Kaufman M., Radial Motion in a central potential with singular mass densities, Am. J. Phys. 79, 521 (2011)

Lammers, A. and Zurcher, U., Torque around the center of mass: dynamics stability during quadrupedal arboreal locomotion in the Siberian chipmunk (Tamias sibiricus), Zoology
114, 95 (2011).

Zurcher, U. Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics for Living Systems: Brownian motion description, in Thermodynamics, edited by M. Tadashi (InTech Press, 2010).

O'Dwyer, R., Zurcher, U., Vyhnalek, B., Kaufman, M., and Burgess, R., Entropy of EKG timeseries distinguishes epileptic from nonepileptic patients, Cleve, Clin. J. Med. 77, Suppl 3, S88 (2009).

Zurcher, U. Human food consumption: A primer on nonequilibrium thermodynamics for college physics, Eur. J. Phys. 29, 1183 (2008)

Zurcher, U., Puck sliding along a rough incline, Eur. J. Phys. 28, 529 (2007).

Sung P., Zurcher, U., and Kaufman, M., Comparison of power spectrum to entropic measures of electromyography time series, JRRD 44, 599 (2007)

Sung, P., Zurcher, U., and Kaufman, M., Nonlinear Analysis of electromyography time series as a diagnostic tool for low back pain, Med. Sci. Monit. 11, CS1-5 [2005].

Zurcher, U. and Keyes, T., Comment on Direct Observation of Stretched-Exponential Relaxation in Low-Temperature Lennard-Jones Systems Using the Cage Correlation Function, Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 466 (2000).

Zurcher, U. and Keyes, T., Configurational Entropy and Collective Modes in Normal And Supercooled Liquids, Phys. Rev. E 60, 2065 (1999).

Keyes, T., Li, W.-X. and Zurcher, U., Comment on a Critique of the Instantaneous Normal Mode Approach to Diffusion, J. Chem. Phys. 109, 4693 (1998).

Zurcher, U. and Keyes, T., Soft Modes in Glassforming Liquids, The Role of Local Stress, in Experimental and Theoretical Approaches to Liquids: Advances and Novel Applications, J. Fourkas et al, Eds. (ACS Books, Washington, DC, 1997).

Zurcher, U. and Keyes, T., Anharmonic Potentials in Supercooled Liquids: The Soft- Potential Model, Phys. Rev. E 55, 6917 (1997).

Keyes, T., Vijayadamodar, G. V. and Zurcher, U., An Instantaneous Normal Mode Description of Relaxation in Supercooled Liquids, J. Chem. Phys. 106, 6917 (1997).

Zurcher, U., Thermal Fluctuations in Systems with Continuous Symmetry: Brownian Motion and Levy-Flight Sescription, Fractals 5, 87 (1997).

Zurcher, U., A Stochastic Theory of Inhomogeneously Broadened Linewidths in Solids, J. Chem. Phys. 103, 4829 (1995).

Zurcher, U., Scaling Behavior of Fluctuations in Systems with Continuous Symmetry, Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 3367 (1993).

Zurcher, U. and Doering, C. R., Thermally Activated Escape over Fluctuating Barriers, Phys. Rev. E 47, 3862 (1993).

Zurcher, U. and Silbey, R., Dephasing Processes in Glasses with Strong Interactions, J. Chem. Phys. 96, 6902 (1992).

Zurcher, U. and Silbey, R., Spectral Diffusion Decay for Strongly Interacting Spins In Glasses, in Spectral Holeburning: Science and Applications, (Optical Society of America, Monterey, CA,1991).

Zurcher, U and Talkner, P., Quantum Mechanical Harmonic Chain Attached to Heat Baths I: Equilibrium Properties, Phys. Rev. A 42, 3267 (1990).

Zurcher, U. and Talkner, P., Quantum Mechanical Harmonic Chain Attached to Heat Baths II: Nonequilibrium Properties, Phys. Rev. A 42, 3278 (1990).

Zurcher, U. and Talkner, P., Quantum Mechanical Harmonic Chain Attached to Heat Baths, in Applications of Statistical and Field Theory Methods to Condensed Matter, D. Baeriswyl, et. al, Eds. (Plenum Press, NY, 1990).