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.
nanostructures; molecular electronics; short gate length
Ph.D., Physics, Cambridge University, 1987
M.S., Physics, Cambridge University, 1985
B.S., Physics, Cambridge University