John Fix

Part-time Faculty, Physics & Astronomy

Contact

301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Biography

John Fix's Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • Ph.D., Astrophysics Indiana University, 1969
  • A.M., Astrophysics Indiana University, 1967
  • B.S., Physics, Purdue University 1963

Research Funding

  • Solar Irradiance Monitoring Network NASA, 9/11/96 - 5/31/00, $24,000 John D. Fix, PI.
  • ISO Observations of Variable Circumstellar Shells NASA, 4/1/96 - 8/15/99, $18,000 John D. Fix, PI.
  • A Study of IRAS LRS Observations of Variable Circumstellar Shells - NAG 5-2668 NASA, 8/15/94 - 8/14/96, $34,000 John D. Fix, PI.
  • The Structure of Circumstellar Shells - NAG 5-1174 NASA, 8/1/89 - 7/31/91, $50,647 John D. Fix, PI.
  • Studies of OH/IR Stars - AST 88-20426 NSF, 7/15/89 - 12/31/91, $75,000 John D. Fix, PI.
  • Investigation of the Visible and Ultraviolet Zodiacal Light with Dynamics Explorer - NAGW-1730 NASA, 5/1/89 - 10/30/90, $24,959 John D. Fix, PI.
  • Investigation of the Diffuse Ultraviolet Background with Dynamics Explorer - NAG5-805 NASA, 7/15/86 - 1/14/88, $16,303 John D. Fix, PI.
  • A Multidisciplinary Study of Cosmic Dust - NAGW-871 NASA, 1/1/86 - 6/30/89, $300,000 John D. Fix, PI. Co-I's Goertz, Gurnett, Kleiber, Neff.
  • Investigation of the Diffuse Ultraviolet Background with Dynamics Explorer - NAG5-449 NASA, 7/15/84 - 1/14/86, $26,165 John D. Fix, PI.
  • OH Observations and the Structure of Long Period Variable Circumstellar Mass Flows - AST 79-25076 NSF, 2/15/80 - 9/30/82, $24,400 John D. Fix, PI.

Recent Publications

  • Shalim, P., Murthy, Jayant, and Fix, John D. Modelling the Diffuse UV Radiation Observed by Dynamics Explorer-1 Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 408, 53-56, 2010

  • R.L. Mutel and J.D. Fix Comment on 'Detection of Small Comets with a Ground-Based Telescope' by Frank and Sigwarth J. Geophys. Res., 108, 2003

  • David E. Dunn, Lawrence A. Molnar, and John D. Fix More Microwave Observations of Saturn: Modeling the Ring With a Monte Carlo Radiative Transfer Code Icarus, 160, 132-160, 2002

  • R.L. Mutel, K.G. Gayley, and J.D. Fix Reply to Comments by Frank and Sigwarth J. Geophys. Res., 106, 24863-24868, 2001

  • R.L. Mutel and J.D. Fix An Optical Search for Small Comets J. Geophys. Res., 105, 24907-24916, 2000.

  • Stacy Palen and John D. Fix Models of OH Maser Variations in U Her Astrophys. J., 531, 391-400, 2000.

  • Philip J. Zell and John D. Fix The Spatial Distribution of Circularly Polarized 1612 MHz OH Emission from VX Sgr Astron. J., 112, 252-257, 1996.

  • John D. Fix and Mark G. Mulhern Observations of the Acceleration Regions of OH/IR Stars Astrophys. J., 430, 824-828, 1994. Alan J. Collison and John D. Fix 1612 MHz OH Maser Emission from Axisymmetric Circumstellar Envelopes: Miras Astrophys. J., 390, 191-212, 1992.

  • Alan J. Collison and John D. Fix Axisymmetric Models of Circumstellar Dust Shells Astrophys. J., 368, 545-557, 1991. Philip J. Zell and John D. Fix Circular Polarization in the 1612 MHz OH Maser Emission from OH/IR Stars Astrophys. J., 369, 506-514, 1991.

  • Philip J. Zell and John D. Fix The Discrete Nature of Circumstellar OH Maser Emission Astron. J., 99, 314-322, 1990.