Mark Riffe

Physics

Associate Professor


Mark Riffe

Contact Information

Office Location: SER 222B
Phone: 435-797-3896
Email: mark.riffe@usu.edu
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Educational Background

PhD, Physics, Cornell University, 1989
MS, Physics, Cornell University, 1984
BS, Physics and Mathematics, Wake Forest University, 1981

Publications | Books

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Journal Articles

    Professional Journal

    • Riffe, D.M, Christensen, J., Wilson, R.B, (2018). Vibrational Dynamics within the Embedded-Atom-Method Formalism and the Relationship to Born-von-Karman Force Constants. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 30, 455702.
    • Edwards, B., Riffe, D.M, Ji, J., Booth, W.A, (2017). Interactions Between Uniformly Magnetized Spheres. American Journal of Physics, 85:2, 130-134.
    • Chauhan, K.N, Riffe, D.M, Everett, E.A, Kim, D.J, Yang, H., Shen, F.K, (2013). Carrier Capture Dynamics of Single InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Dot Layers. Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 203710.
    • Wilson, R.B, Riffe, D.M, (2012). An Embedded-Atom-Method Model for Alkali-Metal Vibrations. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 24, 335401.
    • Riffe, D.M, (2011). Classical Fano Oscillator. Physical Review B, 84, 063408.
    • Riffe, D.M, Shinn, N.D, Kim, B., Kim, K.J, Kang, T.H, (2009). Core Level Spectroscopy of the Pd/W(110) Interface: Evidence of Long-Range Pd- Island−W interactions at submonolayer coverages. Surface Science, 603, 1070.
    • Riffe, D.M, Shinn, N.D, Kim, B., Kim, K.J, Kang, T.H, (2009). Core-Level Shifts at the Pt/W(110) Monolayer Bimetallic Interface. Surface Science, 603, 3431.
    • Riffe, D.M, Franckowiak, R.T, Shinn, N.D, Kim, B., Kim, K.J, Kang, T.H, (2008). Core Level Spectroscopy of the Ni/W(110) Interface: Correlation of W Interfacial Core Level Shifts with First-Layer Ni Phases. Surface Science, 602, 2039.
    • Riffe, D.M, Sabbah, A.J, (2007). Coherent Excitation of the Optic Phonon in Si: Transiently Stimulated Raman Scattering with a Finite-Lifetime Electronic Excitation. Physical Review B, 67, 085207.
    • Sabbah, A.J, Riffe, D.M, (2002). Femtosecond Pump-Probe Reflectivity Study of Silicon Carrier Dynamics. Physical Review B, 66, 165217.
    • Riffe, D.M, (2002). Temperature Dependence of Silicon Carrier Effective Masses with Application to Femtosecond Reflectivity Measurements. J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 19, 1092.

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Teaching

    PHYS 4600 - Electromagnetism II, Spring 2021
    PHYS 3600 - Electromagnetism I, Fall 2020
    PHYS 4600, 5500 - Electromagnetism II, Spring 2020
    PHYS 3600 - Electromagnetism I, Fall 2019
    PHYS 4600 - Electromagnetism II, Spring 2019
    PHYS 5500 - Intermediate Topics in Physics (Topic), Spring 2019
    PHYS 3600 - Electromagnetism I, Fall 2018
    PHYS 4600 - Electromagnetism II, Spring 2018
    PHYS 3600 - Electromagnetism I, Fall 2017
    PHYS 4600 - Electromagnetism II, Spring 2017
    PHYS 5500 - Intermediate Topics in Physics (Topic), Spring 2017
    PHYS 3600 - Electromagnetism I, Fall 2016
    PHYS 3550 - Intermediate Classical Mechanics, Spring 2016
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2015
    PHYS 3550 - Intermediate Classical Mechanics, Spring 2015
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2014
    PHYS 2210 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I, Summer 2014
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2013
    PHYS 2400 - Introductory Topics in Physics (Topic), Fall 2013
    PHYS 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2013
    PHYS 3750 - Foundations of Wave Phenomena, Spring 2013
    PHYS 2120 - The Physics of Living Systems II, Spring 2013
    PHYS 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2012
    PHYS 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2012
    PHYS 3750 - Foundations of Wave Phenomena, Spring 2012
    PHYS 2120 - General Physics - Life Sciences II, Spring 2012
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2011
    PHYS 7990 - CONT GRAD ADVISEMENT, Spring 2011
    PHYS 3750 - WAVE PHENOMENA, Spring 2011
    PHYS 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010
    PHYS 2110 - General Physics—Life Sciences I, Fall 2010

    Graduate Students Mentored

    Jake Christensen, Physics 2020
    Kripa Nidhan, Physics 2013
    Robert Francowiak, Physics 2011
    Richard Wilson, Physics 2011