Thomas F. George

Chancellor Emeritus and Emeritus  Professor of Chemistry and Physics.
B.A., 1967, Gettysburg College, M.S., 1968, Ph.D., 1970, Yale
Research Associate, 1971, Mass. Inst. Tech.; 1972, California-Berkeley.
Physical Chemistry. Theoretical chemistry: interaction of laser radiation with molecular processes in gaseous and condensed phases, surface and solid-state chemistry, nonlinear optics, nanotechnology, superconductors and polymers.

Selected Recent Publications

″Development in liquid crystal microcapsules: fabrication, optimization and applications,″ R. Qu, T. F. George and G. Li, J. Mat. Chem., C. 2022, 10, 413

″First-principles insight into all-optical spin switching in the half-metallic Heusler ferrimagnet Mn2RuGa,″ G. P. Zhang, Y. H. Bai, M. S. Si, and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. B 2022, 105, 054431

″Spin-phonon dispersion in magnetic materials,″ G. P. Zhang, H. Y. Bai, and T. F. George, J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 2022, 34, 375802

″Optically- and thermally-driven huge lattice orbital and spin angular momenta from spinning fullerenes,″ G. P. Zhang, H. Y. Bai, and T. F. George, Phys. Rev. B, 2021, 104, L100302

″Correlation between Spin and Orbital Dynamics during Laser-Induced Femtosecond Demagnetization,″  G. P. Zhang, M. Gu. H. Y. Bai, T. L. Jenkins and T. F. George, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2021, 125, 14461.

″Spin Berry points as crucial for ultrafast demagnetization,″ G. P. Zhang, H. Y. Bai, and T. F. George, Mod. Phys. Lett. B, 2021, 35, 2150215