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Biography

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PeopleInstitutions

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Published as Author

Frances Hellman

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Dates

October 28, 1956 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Hellman, Frances

Biography

Abstract

Frances Hellman is a Professor of Physics at University of California, Berkeley (2000-present). Other institutional affiliations include Stanford University and University of California, San Diego. Her research interests include ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic thin films and nanoparticles.

Important Dates

October 28, 1956Birth, London (England).

1978Obtained BA in Physics, Dartmouth College, Hanover (N.H.).

1980 – 1982Graduate Fellow, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM).

1985Obtained PhD in Applied Physics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1985 – 1987Member, Technical Staff, AT & T Bell Laboratories.

1987 – 2000Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego (Calif.).

1997Fellow, American Physical Society.

1997 – 1998Chair, Division of Materials Physics, American Physical Society.

2000 – presentProfessor of Physics (2000-present) and Chair, Department of Physics (2007-present), University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

2002 – 2005Member, Committee on the Status of Women in Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

London (England)

Undergraduate Education

Hanover (N.H.)

Graduate Education

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

San Diego (Calif.)

Berkeley (Calif.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Ferromagnetism.

Materials science.

Nanoparticles.

Women in science.

Women physicists.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Alfvén, Hannes

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Booker, Henry G.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Branscomb, Lewis M., 1926-

Both employed at IBM.

Brueckner, Keith A.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Cava, Robert J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

DiSalvo, Francis

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley; University of California, San Diego and AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Eastman, Dean E. (Dean Eric)

Both employed at IBM.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Feher, George, 1924-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Fowler, Alan, 1928-

Both employed at IBM.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Gaillard, Mary K.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Gutzwiller, M. C. (Martin C.)

Both employed at IBM.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories and University of California, San Diego.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Jacak, Barbara

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Malmberg, J. H.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Maple, M. Brian, 1939-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

McGroddy, James C.

Both employed at IBM.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Meyerson, B.

Both employed at IBM.

Millis, Andrew J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Narath, Albert, 1933-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

O'Neil, T. M. (Thomas Michael), 1940-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Onuchic, José

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Phillips, Julia M.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Riess, Adam, 1969-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Sham, L. J.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Thomas, D. G. (David Gilbert), 1928-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Institutions

Major Positions

AT & T Bell Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Department chair and Professor of Physics.

University of California, San Diego. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Fellow; Chair, Division of Materials Physics; and Member, Committee on the Status of Women in Physics.

American Vacuum Society

Dartmouth College. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Obtained BA (Physics) in 1978.

IBM Research

Graduate Fellow.

Materials Research Society

Stanford University. Department of Applied Physics

Obtained PhD in 1985.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Atoms to X-Rays: Spin Electronics [video recording]