James M. MacLarenJames M. MacLaren, Ph.D.
Dean (Newcomb-Tulane College)

Phone: (504) 865-5720
Fax: (504) 862-8702

Department of Physics
Cudd Hall
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118

Research Interests

Theoretical Solid State Physics »

Recent Courses

PHYS 1310 – General Physics I
PHYS 1320 - General Physics II
PHYS 3910 – Honors Tutorial


Ph.D., Imperial College, London (1986)

Recent Publications

T. M. Schuler, R. A. Stern, R. McNorton, S. D. Willoughby, J. M. MacLaren, D. L. Ederer, V. Perez-Dieste, F. J. Himpsel, S. A. Lopez-Rivera, T. A. Callcott, "Electronic Structure of the Dilute Magnetic Semiconductor Zn0.90Mn0.10S Measured by Soft X-Ray Spectroscopy and First Principles Calculations," Physical Review B, Vol. 72, Page 045211 (2005).

S.D. Willoughby, R.A. Stern, R. Duplessis and J.M. MacLaren, "Electronic Structure Calculations of Cubic and Hexagonal Phases of Co3Pt," Journal of Applied Physics 93, 7145 (2003).

R.A. Stern, J.M. MacLaren, T. Charlton, and D. Lederman, "First Principles Calculation of the Anisotropic Magnetoresistance in Layered Co-Re Heterostructures," Journal of Applied Physics, June 2004.

R.A. Stern, S.D. Willoughby, A. Ramirez, J.M. MacLaren, J. Cu, Q. Pan and R.D. James, "Electronic and Structural Properties of Fe3Pd/Pt Shape Memory Alloys," Journal of Applied Physics 91, 7818 (2002).

R.A. Stern, S.D. Willoughby, J.M. MacLaren, J. Cui, Q. Pan, and R.D. James, "Fe3Pd Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys," Journal of Applied Physics 93, 8644 (2003).

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