Trevor Thornton

  • Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
Arizona State University
PO Box 875706
Tempe, AZ 85287-5706
USA
480-965-3808
Email: t.thornton@asu.edu

Biography

Trevor Thornton joined the faculty in 1998 having spent eight years at Imperial College in London and two years as a member of the technical staff at Bell Communications Research, New Jersey. He invented the split-gate transistor, which was used to demonstrate the quantization of the ballistic resistance. He is currently the Director of the Center for Solid State Electronics Research.

Expertise

nanostructures; molecular electronics; short gate length

Education

    Ph.D., Physics, Cambridge University, 1987

    M.S., Physics, Cambridge University, 1985

    B.S., Physics, Cambridge University