Roy B. Torbert

PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-1638
Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall Rm 406, Durham, NH 03824
Roy Torbert

Education

  • Ph.D., Physics, University of California - Berkeley
  • B.A., Physics, Princeton University

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 407: General Physics I Recitation
  • PHYS 616: Mechanics/Mathematical Phys II
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Torbert, R. B., Burch, J. L., Phan, T. D., Hesse, M., Argall, M. R., Shuster, J., . . . Saito, Y. (2018). Electron-scale dynamics of the diffusion region during symmetric magnetic reconnection in space. SCIENCE, 362(6421), 1391-+. doi:10.1126/science.aat2998

Maruca, B. A., Chasapis, A., Gary, S. P., Bandyopadhyay, R., Chhiber, R., Parashar, T. N., . . . Strangeway, R. J. (2018). MMS Observations of Beta-dependent Constraints on Ion Temperature Anisotropy in Earth's Magnetosheath. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 866(1). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aaddfb

Usanova, M. E., Ahmadi, N., Malaspina, D. M., Ergun, R. E., Trattner, K. J., Reece, Q., . . . Burch, J. L. (2018). MMS Observations of Harmonic Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron Waves. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 45(17), 8764-8772. doi:10.1029/2018GL079006

Li, J., Bortnik, J., An, X., Li, W., Russell, C. T., Zhou, M., . . . Burch, J. L. (2018). Local Excitation of Whistler Mode Waves and Associated Langmuir Waves at Dayside Reconnection Regions. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 45(17), 8793-8802. doi:10.1029/2018GL078287

Stawarz, J. E., Eastwood, J. P., Genestreti, K. J., Nakamura, R., Ergun, R. E., Burgess, D., . . . Torbert, R. B. (2018). Intense Electric Fields and Electron-Scale Substructure Within Magnetotail Flux Ropes as Revealed by the Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 45(17), 8783-8792. doi:10.1029/2018GL079095

Burch, J. L., Moore, T. E., Torbert, R. B., & Giles, B. L. (2016). Magnetospheric Multiscale Overview and Science Objectives. Space Science Reviews, 199(1-4), 5-21. doi:10.1007/s11214-015-0164-9

Kletzing, C. A., Kurth, W. S., Acuna, M., MacDowall, R. J., Torbert, R. B., Averkamp, T., . . . Tyler, J. (2013). The Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science (EMFISIS) on RBSP. Space Science Reviews, 179(1-4), 127-181. doi:10.1007/s11214-013-9993-6

Ogilvie, K. W., Chornay, D. J., Fritzenreiter, R. J., Hunsaker, F., Keller, J., Lobell, J., . . . Gergin, E. (1995). SWE, a comprehensive plasma instrument for the WIND spacecraft. Space Science Reviews, 71(1-4), 55-77. doi:10.1007/BF00751326

MOZER, F. S., CATTELL, C. A., HUDSON, M. K., LYSAK, R. L., TEMERIN, M., & TORBERT, R. B. (1980). SATELLITE MEASUREMENTS AND THEORIES OF LOW ALTITUDE AURORAL PARTICLE-ACCELERATION. SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, 27(2), 155-213. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Mozer, F. S., Carlson, C. W., Hudson, M. K., Torbert, R. B., Parady, B., Yatteau, J., & Kelley, M. C. (1977). Observations of Paired Electrostatic Shocks in the Polar Magnetosphere. Physical Review Letters, 38(6), 292-295. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.38.292

Most Cited Publications