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Dennis Brown

Department of Physics
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

Ph: 630.910.5512

Dennis Brown

Current Position

  • Associate Professor of Physics, Northern Illinois University


  • NRC Postdoc Research Associateship, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD   1993-1995
  • Volunteer Physics Instructor at Washington Saturday College,Washington D.C.  1994-1995
  • Ph.D.  Physics,  Stanford University, Stanford, CA   1993


  • President, Vice-President, Secretary of the NIU Chapter of Sigma Xi (the Scientific Research Society) 2005-2008


  • Condensed matter physics of magnetic system
  • Mossbauer spectroscopy & nuclear resonance x-ray scattering
  • X-ray crystallography
  • Spintronics
  • Magnetocalorimetry


  • My goal will be to strengthen the lines of communication between the user community and the APS facility.  I would also make efforts to broaden the outreach of the facility in the effort to make the APS as familiar a symbol to high schools and community colleges as it is with the universities throughout the United States.



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