Roy 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

Øieroset, M., Phan, T. D., Drake, J. F., Eastwood, J. P., Fuselier, S. A., Strangeway, R. J., . . . Paterson, W. (2019). Reconnection With Magnetic Flux Pileup at the Interface of Converging Jets at the Magnetopause. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(4), 1937-1946. doi:10.1029/2018gl080994

Gingell, I., Schwartz, S. J., Eastwood, J. P., Burch, J. L., Ergun, R. E., Fuselier, S., . . . Wilder, F. (2019). Observations of Magnetic Reconnection in the Transition Region of Quasi-Parallel Shocks. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(3), 1177-1184. doi:10.1029/2018gl081804

Nakamura, R., Genestreti, K. J., Nakamura, T., Baumjohann, W., Varsani, A., Nagai, T., . . . Torbert, R. B. (2019). Structure of the Current Sheet in the 11 July 2017 Electron Diffusion Region Event. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124(2), 1173-1186. doi:10.1029/2018ja026028

Huang, S. Y., Jiang, K., Yuan, Z. G., Zhou, M., Sahraoui, F., Fu, H. S., . . . Burch, J. L. (2019). Observations of Flux Ropes With Strong Energy Dissipation in the Magnetotail. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(2), 580-589. doi:10.1029/2018gl081099

Wang, S., Chen, L. -J., Bessho, N., Hesse, M., Wilson, L. B., Giles, B., . . . Burch, J. L. (2019). Observational Evidence of Magnetic Reconnection in the Terrestrial Bow Shock Transition Region. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(2), 562-570. doi:10.1029/2018gl080944

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. (n.d.). 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