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

Farrugia, C. J., Rogers, A. J., Torbert, R. B., Genestreti, K. J., Nakamura, T. K. M., Lavraud, B., . . . Dors, I. (2021). An Encounter With the Ion and Electron Diffusion Regions at a Flapping and Twisted Tail Current Sheet. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126(3). doi:10.1029/2020ja028903

Bingham, S. T., Nikoukar, R., Cohen, I. J., Mauk, B. H., Turner, D. L., Mitchell, D. G., . . . Torbert, R. B. (2021). Evidence for Nonadiabatic Oxygen Energization in the Near‐Earth Magnetotail From MMS. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(4). doi:10.1029/2020gl091697

Turner, D. L., Cohen, I. J., Bingham, S. T., Stephens, G. K., Sitnov, M. I., Mauk, B. H., . . . Burch, J. L. (2021). Characteristics of Energetic Electrons Near Active Magnetotail Reconnection Sites: Tracers of a Complex Magnetic Topology and Evidence of Localized Acceleration. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(2). doi:10.1029/2020gl090089

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., 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