George Glander

George Glander

Professor of Physics; Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Glander's area of research is low-energy electron diffraction (LEED), which harnesses the wave nature of the electron to investigate how the atoms at the surface of a crystal arrange themselves.

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
  • B.A., Carleton College

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Course Sampling

  • University Physics I and II
  • Modern Physics
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Thermophysics
  • Physics Colloquium
  • Advanced Laboratory Techniques
  • Senior research sequence

Areas of Expertise

  • Physics

Biography

George Glander grew up in Minnesota and attended Carleton College. He earned his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and did a post-doctoral fellowship at Indiana University. He taught for five years at Clarion University of Penn. prior to joining the faculty at Stetson University. His area of research is low-energy electron diffraction (LEED), which harnesses the wave nature of the electron to investigate how the atoms at the surface of a crystal arrange themselves. Much of his research has involved examining the atomic structures that are formed when a single atomic layer of a metal is deposited on a silicon crystal. This work is of interest to the semiconductor industry because the electrical properties of the metal-semiconductor junction are largely determined by the first atomic layer of metal.

Glander also serves as an associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Research

  • LEED (Low Energy Electron Diffraction)