Richard Thompson

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Contact Information
E-mail: rsthom@physics.usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-1131
Office: SSC 222
Office Hours: M : 2-4 PM

Curriculum Vitae


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

  • 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-  

  • Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • University of Southern California
  • 825 Bloom Walk
  • ACB 439
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0484