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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)
PhD - Univ of Chicago, 1983
MS - Univ of Chicago, 1979
BS - UCLA, 1977
  • Responsible for teaching, course development, thesis supervision and physics research
  • 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
  • Quantum, solid-state and electromagnetic physics
  • 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.
  • 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: nanoelectronics, nanotechnology, computational nanoelectronics, nanomagnetism

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