Eric Hill

Professor and Director of Curriculum
Physics

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Education

Doctorate, Physics with supporting Space Physics, 2001, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Physics, 1994, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 

Contact

Appleton Hall
127
P: 909.748.8659
E: eric_hill@redlands.edu

Background

Dr. Hill’s research has ranged from designing, building and using Scanning Tunneling Microscopes to modeling Architectural Acoustics and ray optics, to pedagogical work on both every-day optics and the fundamentals of Electricity and Magnetism. More details here

Experience

St. Olaf College, Visiting Professor (2000)

Modern Physics

Advanced Laboratory Physics

Musical Acoustics

Publications

"Rephrasing Faraday’s Law." S. Eric Hill. The Physics Teacher (sub. 2008, accept. 2009, to appear 2010).

"Reflection with a Twist: the Helical Mirror." A. J. DeWeerd and S. Eric Hill. The Physics Teacher 44 (7), 424-425 (2006).

"Comment on ‘Anamorphic Images,’ by J.L. Hunt, B.G. Nickel, and Christian Gigault" [Am. J. Phys. 68 (3), 232-237 (2000)]. A. J. DeWeerd and S. E. Hill. Am. J. Phys. 74 (1), 83-84 (2006).

"Optics Over Tea: Images in Concave and Convex Surfaces," A. J. DeWeerd and S. E. Hill. Physics Education 40 (1), 13-14(2005).

"The Dizzying Depths of Cylindrical Mirrors," A. J. DeWeerd and S. E. Hill. The Physics Teacher 43 (2), 90-92 (2005).

"Reflections on Handedness," A. J. DeWeerd and S. E. Hill. The Physics Teacher 42, 45 (2004)

"Adsorption of TiCl4 and initial stages of Ti growth on Si(001)," T. Mitsui, E. Hill, R. Curtis, and E. Ganz. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 19, 563 (2000).

"Hydrogen diffusion on the Si(001) surface studied by Atom Tracking," E. Hill, B. Freelon, and E. Ganz. Physical Review B 60, 15896 (1999).

"Nanolithography by selective chemical vapor deposition with an atomic hydrogen resist," T. Mitsui, E. Hill, and E. Ganz. Journal of Applied Physics 85, 522 (1999).

"Initial stages of Al growth from dimethylaluminum hydride," T. Mitsui, E. Hill, R. Curtis, and E. Ganz. Physical Review B 59, 8123 (1999).

Awards, Honors, Grants

Mortar Board Professor of the Year, University of Redlands, 2008

Affiliations

American Vacuum Society

American Physics Society