Roy Torbert

PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-1638
Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall Rm 406, Durham, NH 03824
A headshot of Roy Torbert, a professor in the Space Science Center.

Education

  • Ph.D., Physics, University of California - Berkeley
  • B.A., Physics, Princeton University

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 407: General Physics I Recitation
  • PHYS 616: Mechanics/Mathematical Phys II
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Pritchard, K. R., Burch, J. L., Fuselier, S. A., Webster, J. M., Torbert, R. B., Argall, M. R., . . . Strangeway, R. J. (2019). Energy Conversion and Electron Acceleration in the Magnetopause Reconnection Diffusion Region. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(17-18), 10274-10282. doi:10.1029/2019gl084636

Poh, G., Slavin, J. A., Lu, S., Le, G., Ozturk, D. S., Sun, W., . . . Burch, J. L. (2019). Dissipation of Earthward Propagating Flux Rope Through Re‐reconnection with Geomagnetic Field: An MMS Case Study. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124(9), 7477-7493. doi:10.1029/2018ja026451

Fadanelli, S., Lavraud, B., Califano, F., Jacquey, C., Vernisse, Y., Kacem, I., . . . Yokota, S. (2019). Four‐Spacecraft Measurements of the Shape and Dimensionality of Magnetic Structures in the Near‐Earth Plasma Environment. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124(8), 6850-6868. doi:10.1029/2019ja026747

Rogers, A. J., Farrugia, C. J., & Torbert, R. B. (2019). Numerical Algorithm for Detecting Ion Diffusion Regions in the Geomagnetic Tail With Applications to MMS Tail Season 1 May to 30 September 2017. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124(8), 6487-6503. doi:10.1029/2018ja026429

Mauk, B. H., Cohen, I. J., Haggerty, D. K., Hospodarsky, G. B., Connerney, J. E. P., Anderson, B. J., . . . Westlake, J. H. (2019). Investigation of Mass‐/Charge‐Dependent Escape of Energetic Ions Across the Magnetopauses of Earth and Jupiter. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124(7), 5539-5567. doi:10.1029/2019ja026626

Burch, J. L., Moore, T. E., Torbert, R. B., & Giles, B. L. (2016). Magnetospheric Multiscale Overview and Science Objectives. Space Science Reviews, 199(1-4), 5-21. doi:10.1007/s11214-015-0164-9

Kletzing, C. A., Kurth, W. S., Acuna, M., MacDowall, R. J., Torbert, R. B., Averkamp, T., . . . Tyler, J. (2013). The Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science (EMFISIS) on RBSP. Space Science Reviews, 179(1-4), 127-181. doi:10.1007/s11214-013-9993-6

Ogilvie, K. W., Chornay, D. J., Fritzenreiter, R. J., Hunsaker, F., Keller, J., Lobell, J., . . . Gergin, E. (1995). SWE, a comprehensive plasma instrument for the WIND spacecraft. Space Science Reviews, 71(1-4), 55-77. doi:10.1007/bf00751326

MOZER, F. S., CATTELL, C. A., HUDSON, M. K., LYSAK, R. L., TEMERIN, M., & TORBERT, R. B. (1980). SATELLITE MEASUREMENTS AND THEORIES OF LOW ALTITUDE AURORAL PARTICLE-ACCELERATION. SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, 27(2), 155-213. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Mozer, F. S., Carlson, C. W., Hudson, M. K., Torbert, R. B., Parady, B., Yatteau, J., & Kelley, M. C. (n.d.). Observations of Paired Electrostatic Shocks in the Polar Magnetosphere. Physical Review Letters, 38(6), 292-295. doi:10.1103/physrevlett.38.292

Most Cited Publications