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

Lu, S., Wang, R., Lu, Q., Angelopoulos, V., Nakamura, R., Artemyev, A. V., . . . Wang, S. (2020). Magnetotail reconnection onset caused by electron kinetics with a strong external driver. Nature Communications, 11(1). doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18787-w

Li, W. Y., Graham, D. B., Khotyaintsev, Y. V., Vaivads, A., André, M., Min, K., . . . Burch, J. L. (2020). Electron Bernstein waves driven by electron crescents near the electron diffusion region. Nature Communications, 11(1). doi:10.1038/s41467-019-13920-w

Burch, J. L., Webster, J. M., Hesse, M., Genestreti, K. J., Denton, R. E., Phan, T. D., . . . Paschmann, G. (2020). Electron Inflow Velocities and Reconnection Rates at Earth's Magnetopause and Magnetosheath. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(17). doi:10.1029/2020gl089082

Wilder, F. D., Schwartz, S. J., Ergun, R. E., Eriksson, S., Ahmadi, N., Chasapis, A., . . . Giles, B. L. (2020). Parallel Electrostatic Waves Associated With Turbulent Plasma Mixing in the Kelvin‐Helmholtz Instability. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(14). doi:10.1029/2020gl087837

Zeng, C., Wang, C., Duan, S., Dai, L., Fuselier, S. A., Burch, J. L., . . . Giles, B. L. (2020). Statistical Study of Oxygen Ions Abundance and Spatial Distribution in the Dayside Magnetopause Boundary Layer: MMS Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 125(7). doi:10.1029/2019ja027323

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