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Glenn Agnolet

Faculty: Professor


MPHY 450 (main office)

ENPH B09 (aux. location)


Professor Agnolet received a B.S. in physics from Carnegie Mellon University in 1976, a M.S. from Cornell University in 1980, and a Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1983. He held a postdoctoral associate's appointment at AT&T Bell Laboratories from 1982-1985 before joining the faculty at Texas A&M University. He was a 1985 recipient of the Presidential Young Investigator Award.Professor Agnolet's research interests lie in experimental low-temperature physics. He has studied the4He solid-liquid interface and the properties of thin superfluid 4He films. More recently, he is using a crosswire technique for IETS to study molecules at the metallic surfaces and is building a low temperature STM.

Latest Publications

G. Agnolet, et al. “Background studies for the MINER Coherent Neutrino Scattering reactor experiment.” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 853, 53--60, May 2017.

B I Belevtsev, V B Krasovitsky, D G Naugle, K D D Rathnayaka, G Agnolet, and I Felner. “Characteristic crossing point (T˜2.7 K) in specific heat curves of samples RuSr2Gd1.5Ce0.5Cu2O10-δtaken for different values of magnetic field.” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21(45), 455602, Oct 2009.

Lianxi Ma, Chi Chen, Glenn Agnolet, Jiacai Nie, Hanhua Zhao, and Kim R Dunbar. “Electric transport properties of Mn12-acetate films measured with self-assembling tunnelling junction.” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 42(9), 095104, Apr 2009.

D. G. Naugle, K. D. D. Rathnayaka, V. B. Krasovitsky, B. I. Belevtsev, M. P. Anatska, G. Agnolet, and I. Felner. “Transport, thermal, and magnetic properties of RuSr2(Gd1.5Ce0.5)Cu2O10-δ, a magnetic superconductor.” Journal of Applied Physics, 99(8), 08M501, Apr 2006.

Darin T. Zimmerman and Glenn Agnolet. “Inelastic electron tunneling spectroscopy measurements using adjustable oxide-free tunnel junctions.” Review of Scientific Instruments, 72(3), 1781, 2001.