Benjamin S. Palmer

Address: Laboratory for Physical Sciences, 8050 Greenmead Rd, College Park, MD 20740


Phone: (301) 935-6727

FAX: (301) 935-6723


Ph.D. 2003, University of Maryland, College Park

Dissertation: Development and Applications of Scanning Probe Techniques: Scanning Eddy Current Dynamometer and Photoconductivity Studies of Underdoped YBCO

B.A. 1995, Reed College

Thesis: Photoluminescence Studies of Si Clusters



1.      B. S. Palmer, H. D. Drew, R. A. Hughes, J. S. Preston, “Percolative effects in oxygen-depleted YBa2Cu3Ox,” Physical Review B, 70, 184511 (2004).

2.      B. S. Palmer, “Current density and forces for a current loop moving parallel over a thin conducting sheet,” European Journal of Physics, 25, 655 (2004).

3.      B. S. Palmer, H. D. Drew, and R. S. Decca, “Scanning Eddy Current Dynamometer with 100 mm Resolution,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 71, 3168 (2000).

4.      S. I. Patil, S. M. Bhagat, Q. Q. Shu, S. E. Lofland, S. B. Ogale, V. N. Smolyaninova, B. S. Palmer, R. S. Decca, F. A. Brown, H. D. Drew, R. L. Greene, “Indications of phase separation in polycrystalline La1-xSrxMnO3 for x 0.5,” Physical Review B, 62, 9548 (2000).