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Department of Physics
Spanagel Hall, Room 203
833 Dyer Road
Monterey, CA 93943-5216
(831) 656-2145
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James Luscombe
Professor of Physics
Ph.D. Physics, U. of Chicago, 1983.

Dr. Luscombe joined the faculty of NPS in 1994. He is active in theoretical condensed matter physics research, with more than 60 journal articles published and more than 100 conference presentations made. His current research interests are in the electronic and magnetic properties of nano-scale systems, quantum computing, and statistical physics for networked computers

Phone: 831-656-2941, Email: luscombe@nps.edu

 

James H. Luscombe
Professor and Chair
Mail Code: PH/Lj
Department of Physics
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2941
Email: luscombe (at) nps.edu
EDUCATION:
PhD - Univ of Chicago, 1983
MS - Univ of Chicago, 1979
BS - UCLA, 1977

NPS EXPERIENCE:

  • Responsible for teaching, course development, thesis supervision and physics research

OTHER EXPERIENCE:

  • 1994 - present - Physics Department, NPS
  • 1987 - 1994 - Central Research Laboratory, Texas Instruments, Inc., Dallas, TX
  • 1983 - 1987 - Physics Postdoc, Univ of Toronto and USDOE Ames Laboratory

TEACHING INTERESTS:

  • Quantum, solid-state and electromagnetic physics

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • My research interests are primarily in the area of semiconductor quantum nanostructures and their development into a nanoelectronic device technology. I am also interested in the magnetic properties of nanometer-scale systems and their possible applications.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  • Current Issues in nanoelectronic Modeling, Nanotechnology, Vol. 4, p. 1-20 (1993).
  • Quantum Functional Devices: Present Status and Future Prospects, Future Electron Devices, Vol. 3, suppl. 1, p. 9-20 (1993).
  • Quantum Dot Devices, in Heterostructure and Quantum Devices, edited by W. R. Frensley and N. G. Einspruch (Academic Press, New York 1994), p. 419-445.
  • Finite-Size Scaling of the Glauber Model of Critical Dynamics, Physical Review E, Vol. 53, p. 5852-60 (1996).
  • Nonequilibrium Structure Factor for Conserved-Spin Dynamics: Abrupt Temperature Increase, Physical Review E, Vol. 54, p. 2266-90 (1996).
  •  (Other Publications)

 KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:

  • Keywords: nanoelectronics, nanotechnology, computational nanoelectronics, nanomagnetism

 

 

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