Susan Y. Lehman

Susan Y. Lehman

Clare Boothe Luce Associate Professor of Physics and Chairperson

Department/Affiliation: Physics
Phone: 330-263-2214
Office Address: Taylor 105
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Degrees

  • B.A., Goshen College 1993
  • M.S., North Carolina Chapel Hill 1996
  • Ph.D., North Carolina Chapel Hill 1999

Courses Taught

  • Foundations of Physics
  • Mechanics
  • Modern Physics
  • Modern Optics
  • Electronics for Scientists
  • Junior Independent Study
  • First Year Seminar
  • Physics Revolutions
  • Condensed Matter

Recently Advised Senior Theses [abstracts]

  • Ian Wilson, The Effects of Magnetic Cohesion and Drop Height on a Conical Bead Pile, 2014
  • Dan Axe, Temperature's Effects on Expansion Force of Osorb®, 2013
  • Lily Christman, The Effects of a Magnetic Field on a Conical Bead Pile
  • Lorenzo Dumancas, Optimization of BEEM Techniques
  • Amanda Logue, Understanding the Expansion of a Swellable Silicate, 2011
  • Heather Moore, Continuous Wave Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy, 2010
  • Martha Roseberry, Finicky Freezing: Investigations into the Causes of the Mpemba Effect, 2009

Recent Publications

  • "Avalanches on a conical bead pile: scaling with tuning parameters", S. Y. Lehman, Elizabeth Baker*, Howard A. Henry*, Andrew J. Kindschuh*, Larry C. Markley*, Megan B. Browning*, Mary E. Mills*, R. Michael Winters IV*, D. T. Jacobs, Granular Matter 14, 553-561 (2012).
  • “Measurements of the quantum-confined conduction band energy in the wetting layer surrounding individual In0.4Ga0.6As quantum dots by cross-sectional ballistic electron emission microscopy”, C. Marginean, J. P. Pelz, S. Y. Lehman, and J. G. Cederberg, Physical Review B 82, 035304 (2010).
  • "Heat Capacity of the liquid-liquid mixture nitrobenzene and dodecane near the critical point", Nathan J. Utt*, S.Y. Lehman, and D.T. Jacobs, Chem Phys 127, 14505 (2007).