Jeffrey Hopwood

Halligan Hall 101A

(617) 627-4358

http://www.ece.tufts.edu/~hopwood/

Education

  • B.S., Michigan State University
  • M.S., Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University

Honors and Awards

  • National Research Council's Plasma Science Committee (2007-2010)
  • Distinguished Research Fellow, Northeastern University (2004 - 2006)
  • University Excellence in Teaching Award, Northeastern University (2001)
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award Recipient (1997-2001)
  • College of Engineering Teaching Award, Northeastern University (1997)
  • General Electric Foundation Master Teacher
  • IBM First Invention Plateau Award (1993)

Research

  • Microwave circuit design for microplasma generation.
  • Microplasma-based environmental sensors and other microsystem applications.
  • Plasma diagnostic methods, characterization and modeling.

Classes Taught

  • Music and the Art of Engineering
  • Junior Design
  • Introduction to Electrical Systems
  • Semiconductor Device Physics
  • Plasma Engineering

Selected Publications

  • Hopwood, J. (1993). Ion bombardment energy distributions in a radio frequency induction plasma. Applied Physics Letters, 62(9), 940-942.
  • Hopwood, J. (1992). Review of inductively coupled plasmas for plasma processing. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 1(2), 109-116.
  • Hopwood, J., Iza, F., Coy, S., & Fenner, D. B. (2005). A microfabricated atmospheric-pressure microplasma source operating in air. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 38(11), 1698-1703.
  • Hopwood, J., & Qian, F. (1995). Mechanisms for highly ionized magnetron sputtering. Journal of Applied Physics, 78(2), 758-765.
  • Iza, F., & Hopwood, J. (2005). Split-ring resonator microplasma: Microwave model, plasma impedance and power efficiency. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 14(2), 397-406.
  • Miura, N., Xue, J., & Hopwood, J. A. (2010). Argon microplasma diagnostics by diode laser absorption. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 38(9 PART 2), 2458-2464.
  • Rossnagel, S. M., & Hopwood, J. (1993). Magnetron sputter deposition with high levels of metal ionization. Applied Physics Letters, 63(24), 3285-3287.
  • Xue, J., & Hopwood, J. A. (2009). Microwave-frequency effects on microplasma. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 37(6 PART 1), 816-822.