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Dr. Mark S. Boley

Dr. Boley at his desk.Professor, Department of Physics
Office Location: Currens Hall 422
Phone Number: (309) 298-1462
E-mail: MS-Boley@wiu.edu
Personal Web Page: faculty.wiu.edu/MS-Boley

Education

  • Ph.D. – University of Missouri-Columbia, 1993
  • M. S. – Western Illinois University, 1989
  • B. S. – Western Illinois University, 1987

Courses

  • Applied Physics I - PHYS 114
  • Applied Physics II - PHYS 115
  • University Physics III - PHYS 200
  • Engineering Mechanics - PHYS 312
  • Electromagnetism I - PHYS 320
  • Quantum Mechanics I - PHYS 430
  • Classical Mechanics - PHYS 510

Research Interests

High-Tc Superconductivity (Field Dependence of Critical Currents), Magnetoelasticity, Optical Spectroscopy (Raman Scattering) and Neutron Irradiation Effects on Superconductors.

Selected Publications

  • "The Effects of Chromium Concentration on Magnetically Polarized Heat-Treated Steel Torque Transducer Shafts", Mark S. Boley, Doug A. Franklin, and Jason T. Orris, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 40 (2004) 2661
  • "Capacitance Bridge Measurements of Magnetostriction", Mark S. Boley, Won C. Shin, Doug A. Franklin, David K. Rigsbee, Journal of Applied Physics, 91 (2002) 8210-8212
  • "Heat treatment effects on sensitivity and hysteresis loops of Magnetoelastic torque transducers", Mark S. Boley, Doug A. Franklin, and David K. Rigsbee, Journal of Applied Physics, 87 (2000) 7073-7075