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Andrew Zangwill
Professional Title: 
Professor
(404) 894-7333
Howey
N102
Education: 
 
BS in Physics, Carnegie-Mellon University 1976
PhD in Physics, University of Pennsylvania 1981
 
Research Interests: 

History of 20th Century Physics

Honors and Awards: 

Fellow, American Physical Society (1997)

Class of 1940 W. Howard Ector Award for Outstanding Teaching, Georgia Tech (2017)

Papers: 

 

104. Philip Anderson: Virtuoso of Condensed Matter, A. Zangwill, Physics Today 75 (3), 28 (2022).

103. Early Stages of InP Nanostructure Formation on AlInAs, A.M. Gocalinska, E.E. Mura, M. Manganaro, G. Juska, V. Damastradomato, K. Thomas, A. Zangwill, D.D. Vvedensky, and E. Pelucci, Physical Review B 101, 165310 (2020).

102.  Dynamics of Scattering in Undulatory Active Collisions, J.M. Reiser, P.E. Schiebel, A. Pazouki, F. Qian, Z. Goddard, K. Wiesenfeld, A. Zangwill, D. Negrut, and D.I. Goldman, Physical Review E 99, 22606 (2019).

101.  Four Facts Everyon Ought to Know About Science: The Two Cultures Concerns of Philip W. Anderson, Andrew Zhang and Andrew Zangwill, Physics in Perspective 20, 342 (2018).

101. Review of `Maxwell's Enduring Legacy: A Scientific History of the Cavendish Laboratory', Physics Today 70 (8), 60 (2017).

100. A Half-Century of Density Functional Theory, A. Zangwill, Physics Today 68 (7) 34 (2015).

99. Glass-like Dynamics in Confined and Congested Ant Traffic, N. Gravish, G. Gold, A. Zangwill, M.A.D. Goodisman, and D.I. Goldman, Soft Matter 11, 6529 (2015)

98. The Eduction of Walter Kohn and the Creation of Density Functional Theory, A. Zangwill, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 68, 775 (2014)

97. Hartree and Thomas: the Forefathers of Density Functional Theory,  A. Zangwill, Archive for History of  Exact Sciences 67, 331 (2013)

96. Epitaxial Kinetics with an Intermediate Polyatomic Species, J. H. Lloyd-Williams, B. Monserrat, D. D.Vvedensky, and A. Zangwill, Physical Review B 85, 161402 (R)  (2012)

95. Model and Simulations of Epitaxial Growth of Graphene on Non-Planar 6H-SiC Surfaces, Fan Ming and A. Zangwill, Journal of Physics D 45, 154007 (2012)  

94. Novel Growth Mechanism of Epitaxial Graphene on Metals, A.Zangwill and D.D. Vvedensky,  NanoLetters 11, 2092 (2011)

93. Model for the Epitaxial Growth of Graphene on 6H-SiC(0001), Fan Ming and A. Zangwill, Physical Review B 84, 115459 (2011)

92. Phase Field Modeling of Submonolayer Epitaxial Growth,  F. Ming and A. Zangwill, Physical Review B 81,  235431 (2010)

91. Step-edge Instability during Epitaxial Growth of Graphene from SiC(0001), V. Borovikov and A Zangwill, Physical Review B 80, 121406(RC) (2009)

90. Step Bunching of Vicinal 6H-SiC{0001} Surfaces,  V. Borovikov and A. Zangwill, Physical Review B 79,  245413 (2009)

89. Theory and Experiment of Step Bunching on Misoriented GaAs(001) during Metalorganic Vapor Phase Epitaxy, A. L.-S. Chua, E. Pelucchi, A. Rudra, B. Dwir, E. Kapon, A. Zangwill, and  D.D. Vvedensky, Applied Physics Letters 92, 013117 (2008)

88. Adiabatic Domain Wall Motion and Landau-Lifshitz Damping, M.D. Stiles, W.M. Saslow, M.J. Donahue, and A. Zangwill, Physical Review B 75, 214423 (2007)

87. A Numerical Method to Solve the Boltzmann Equation for a Spin Valve, J. Xiao, A. Zangwill, and   M.D. Stiles, Eur. Phys. Journal  B 59,  415 (2007)

86. Spin-Transfer Torque for Continuously Variable Magnetization, J. Xiao, A. Zangwill, and M.D. Stiles, Physical Review B  73,  054428 (2006)

85. Macrospin Models of Spin-Transfer Dynamics, J. Xiao, A. Zangwill, and M.D. Stiles, Physical Review B 72, 014446 (2005)

84. Boltzmann Test of Slonczewski's Theory of Spin-Transfer Torque, J. Xiao, A. Zangwill, and M.D.Stiles, Physical Review B 70, 172405 (2004)

83. Phenomenological Theory of Current-Induced Magnetization Precession, M..D. Stiles, J. Xiao, and A. Zangwill, Physical Review B 69, 054408 (2004)

82. Homoepitaxial Epitaxial Ostwald Ripening, M. Petersen, C. Ratsch,  and A. Zangwill, Surface Science  536, 55 (2003)

81. Electrostatics of Conducting Nanotubes, M. Kremar, W. M. Saslow, and A. Zangwill, Journal of Applied Physics 93, 3495 (2003)

80. Static Screening by Conducting Nanospheres, M. Kremar, W. M. Saslow, and A. Zangwill, Journal of Applied Physics 93, 3490 (2003)

Books: 

Physics at Surfaces, Cambridge University Press, 1988

Modern Electrodynamics, Cambridge University Press, 2013  

A Mind over Matter: Philip Anderson and the Physics of the Very Many, Oxford Univeristy Press, 2021