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Richard Thompson

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-1131
Office: SSC 222
Office Hours: MW : 2-4 PM

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. Physics, Harvard University, 1/1965
M.A. Physics, Harvard University, 1/1962
B.S. Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1/1961

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Thompson is working on dynamical problems in superconductors. He especially calculates changes in their electrical conductivity due to quantized lines of magnetic flux and due to thermodynamic fluctuations.

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Referee Award from the American Physical Society (top 1%), 1970-  

Service to the Profession

Professional Memberships

American Physical Society, 1970-  
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