N.C. Luhmann, Jr.

N.C. Luhmann, Jr.

UC Davis Distinguished Professor, Professor of Applied Science
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Focus:

Microwave and Millimeter Wave Technology

Contact Information:

Office: 3017 Kemper Hall

Biography:

Fellow of the American Physical Society
Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Recipient of the Robert L. Woods Award.
University of California, Berkeley, B.S., Engineering Physics (1966)
University of Maryland, College Park, Ph.D., Physics (1972)
Teaching Assistant, University of Maryland, College Park, (1967-1968)
Research Assistant, University of Maryland, College Park, (1968-1972)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University, Plasma Physics Lab, (1972-1973)
Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, (1973-1978)
Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, (1978-1981)
Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, (1981-1993)
Program Director, Advanced Thermionics Research Initiative, University of California, Los Angeles, (1987-1993)
Director, Center for High Frequency Electronics, University of California, Los Angeles, (1990-1992)
Co-Director, Joint Services Electronics Program in Millimeter Wave Electronics, University of California, Los Angeles, (1992-1995)
Chairman, Department of Applied Science, University of California, Davis, (1993-1998)
Program Director, ATRI 2000 Program, University of California, Davis, (1993-1998)
Professor, Department of Applied Science, University of California, Davis, (1993-Present)
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, (1993-Present)
Program Director, DoD MURI High Power Microwave Sources Consortium, University of California, Davis, (1995-2000)
Program Director, DoD MURI Innovative Microwave Vacuum Electronics Consortium, University of California, Davis, (1999-Present)
Program Director, NIH/NCI Unconventional Innovations in Cancer Detection/Treatment, University of California, Davis. (1999-Present)

Teaching and Instructions:

Instruction: Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, EAL 280A (Fall 2001), 280B (Winter 2002), 280C (Spring 2002); Statistical Mechanics, EAL 228A (Spring 2002).

Research Interests:

Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment, Microwave Tube Design, High Power Microwave Sources, Free Electron Lasers, Plasma Physics, Wave-Plasma Interactions, Ultrashort Pulse Electronics, High Power Millimeter Wave Sources, Millimeter Wave Quasi-Optical Grid Arrays, Laser Diagnostics, RF Accelerators, Advanced Light Sources, Millimeter Wave Imaging, Gyrotrons, MEMS, Vacuum Microelectronics, Phased Array Antennas.

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