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Trevor Thornton

Trevor Thornton

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

t.thornton@asu.edu

480-965-3808

School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
Arizona State University
PO Box 875706
Tempe, AZ 85287-5706
USA

Titles

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

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.

Education

  • PhD, Physics, Cambridge University, 1987
  • MS, Physics, Cambridge University, 1985
  • BS, Physics, Cambridge University

Expertise