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Vitae: Peter J. Feibelman

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, NM 87185-1413

Phone: (505)844-6706

FAX: (505)844-5470



Birthplace: New York City



Ph.D., Physics, University of California, San Diego, 1967 (Thesis: Surface

Phenomena in Fermi Liquids, K. A. Brueckner, Advisor)

B. A., Physics, Columbia College, New York, 1963, Summa Cum Laude



1974-present, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, currently, Senior Scientist

1971-74, Assistant Professor of Physics, State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook

1969-71, Research Assít Professor of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana

1969, Attache de Recherche du CNRS, C. E. N. Saclay

Gif-sur-Yvette, France

1968, National Science Foundation Post Doctoral Fellow, same location


Memberships in Professional Societies:

Fellow, American Physical Society (Division of Condensed Matter Physics)

Fellow, American Vacuum Society (Division of Surface Science)


Honors: Medard W. Welch Award of the American Vacuum Society, 1996

U. S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Materials

Sciences Award for Sustained Outstanding Research in Solid State Physics

(Surface Atom Energetics), 1994

U. S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Materials

Sciences Award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment (Surface

Diffusion by Atomic Substitution), 1991

Davisson-Germer Prize of the American Physical Society, 1989

Alexander von Humboldt Award, 1980

National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 1968

National Science Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellow, 1963-67


Other Professional Activities:

Divisional Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters, 1992-5

Advisory Editorial Board, Surface Science, 1980-present

Organizing Committee, Physical Electronics Conference, two 3-year terms

Program Committee, 33rd Natíl A.V.S. Symposium and 6th Intíl

Conference on Solid Surfaces

Executive Committee, Division of Surface Science, American Vacuum

Society, 1994-6

Co-organizer, Fall 1998 MRS Symposium K, Computation of the Rates

of Activated Processes



Books: A Ph.D. is not Enough! A Guide to Survival in Science (Addison-Wesley

Publishing, Reading MA, 1993)

Surface Electromagnetic Fields, Progress in Surface Science 12, 287(1982).

Vectors, a programmed text for introductory physics (Appleton-Century-Crofts

- Lyons & Carnahan, New York, 1962).


Research Interests: Theory of the physics of surfaces, including

Surface Atom Energetics (surface structure, mechanisms of and

barriers to surface processes, diffusion and crystal growth)

Electronic Structure of Surfaces

Stimulated Desorption

Surface Electromagnetic Fields and Dielectric Response

Interpretation of surface spectroscopic information

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