Drake, James - Distinguished University Professor

3311 A.V. Williams Building
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Curriculum Vitae

Research Projects:
  • magnetic reconnection
  • magnetospheric multiscale mission
  • multiscale plasma dynamics

Notable Publication:
  • J. F. Drake, M. Swisdak, C. Cattell, M. A. Shay, B. N. Rogers and A. Zeiler, Formation of electron holes and particle energization during magnetic reconnection, Science 299:873, 2003.
  • J. F. Drake, M. Swisdak, H. Che and M. A. Shay, Electron acceleration from contracting magnetic islands during reconnection, Nature 443:553, 2006

Centers & Institutes: Institute for Physical Science & Technology; Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics; Joint Space-Science Center


Department of Physics

University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-4111
Phone: 301.405.3401
Fax: 301.314.9525