# James A. Krumhansl

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## James A. Krumhansl's Degrees

- PhD Physics University of California, Berkeley
- Bachelors Physics University of California, Berkeley

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(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, James Arthur Krumhansl was an American physicist who specialized in condensed matter physics and materials science. He spent much of his career at Cornell University. He also served as president of the American Physical Society and assistant director for mathematics, physical sciences, and engineering for the National Science Foundation. In 1987 he testified before Congress that the Superconducting Super Collider would be too costly.

## James A. Krumhansl's Published Works

### Published Works

- The theory and properties of randomly disordered crystals and related physical systems (1974) (1146)
- Dynamics and statistical mechanics of a one-dimensional model Hamiltonian for structural phase transitions (1974) (661)
- Solution of the Linearized Phonon Boltzmann Equation (1966) (612)
- Hysteresis and hierarchies: Dynamics of disorder-driven first-order phase transformations. (1992) (464)
- Thermal Conductivity, Second Sound, and Phonon Hydrodynamic Phenomena in Nonmetallic Crystals (1966) (408)
- Nature of the open state in long polynucleotide double helices: possibility of soliton excitations. (1980) (382)
- Statistical mechanics of one-dimensional solitary-wave-bearing scalar fields: Exact results and ideal-gas phenomenology (1980) (309)
- Twin Boundaries in Ferroelastic Media without Interface Dislocations (1984) (283)
- Formal aspects of the theory of the scattering of ultrasound by flaws in elastic materials (1977) (238)
- Weakly Pinned Fröhlich Charge-Density-Wave Condensates: A New, Nonlinear, Current-Carrying Elementary Excitation (1976) (227)
- Disorder-driven pretransitional tweed pattern in martensitic transformations. (1995) (216)
- The Born approximation in the theory of the scattering of elastic waves by flaws (1977) (213)
- Solitons in condensed matter: A paradigm (1980) (195)
- Dynamics of sine-Gordon solitons in the presence of perturbations (1977) (189)
- Macroscopic engineering properties of polycrystalline materials: Elastic properties (1975) (162)
- Heat Pulses in NaF: Onset of Second Sound (1970) (156)
- Some Considerations of the Relation between Solid State Physics and Generalized Continuum Mechanics (1968) (145)
- Spin-glass nature of tweed precursors in martensitic transformations. (1991) (132)
- Numerical simulation of sine-Gordon soliton dynamics in the presence of perturbations (1977) (131)
- THE LATTICE VIBRATION SPECIFIC HEAT OF GRAPHITE (1953) (123)
- Nonlinear and nonlocal continuum model of transformation precursors in martensites (1988) (104)
- Classical particle-like behavior of Sine--Gordon solitons in scattering potentials and applied fields (1976) (92)
- DISPERSION RELATION FOR SECOND SOUND IN SOLIDS (1964) (90)
- Physical Properties of an Off-Center Impurity in the Tunneling Approximation. I. Statics (1967) (90)
- Dynamics of twin boundaries in martensites. (1987) (85)
- Determination of flaw characteristics from ultrasonic scattering data (1979) (78)
- The low-temperature specific heat of graphite (1958) (67)
- Pair Effects and Self-Consistent Corrections in Disordered Alloys (1969) (66)
- Molecular dynamics simulation of a model for (one-dimensional) structural phase transitions (1975) (66)
- Self-Consistent Average Green's Function in Random Lattices: A Generalized Coherent-Potential Approximation (n) and Its Diagrammatic Equivalents (1971) (62)
- Triplet Correlation in Liquid Argon by Monte Carlo Method: Low Densities (1972) (61)
- Multi-basin dynamics of a protein in a crystal environment (1997) (61)
- Brownian motion of coupled nonlinear oscillators: Thermalized solitons and nonlinear response to external forces (1978) (60)
- Twin bands in martensites: Statics and dynamics. (1991) (59)
- Landau models for structural phase transitions: Are soft modes needed? (1992) (58)
- Second-Sound Propagation in Dielectric Solids (1964) (57)
- Variations on a theme by Debye and Waller: From simple crystals to proteins (1997) (56)
- Defect-induced heterogeneous transformations and thermal growth in athermal martensite. (1990) (53)
- Thermal conductivity of insulating crystals in the presence of normal processes (1965) (53)
- Variational Methods for Dispersion Relations and Elastic Properties of Composite Materials (1972) (51)
- Stacking solitons in ω-phase systems and quasielastic scattering (1978) (49)
- Mean field and exact results for structural phase transitions in one-dimensional and very anisotropic two-dimensional and three-dimensional systems (1975) (47)
- Thermal conductivity in semiconductors (1959) (47)
- Superposition Assumption. II. High Density Fluid Argon (1972) (47)
- GENERALIZED CONTINUUM FIELD REPRESENTATIONS FOR LATTICE VIBRATIONS (1963) (44)
- Interpretation of elastic‐wave scattering theory for analysis and design of flaw‐characterization experiments: The long‐wavelength limit (1979) (40)
- Vibrational anomalies are not generally due to fractal geometry: Comments on proteins. (1986) (36)
- Non-linear modes in the condensed peierls phase (1978) (33)
- The Calculation of F Center Energy Levels (1953) (31)
- Solitons in the Peierls condensate: Phase solitons (1984) (31)
- A new view on martensitic transformations (1987) (31)
- High-Pressure Behavior of SolidH2,D2,He3,He4, andNe20 (1972) (30)
- A general stabilty criterion for linear oscillating systems with constant time lag (1948) (29)
- Solitons in a Coupled Linear Chain System (1977) (28)
- Effect of solitons on the thermodynamic properties of a system with long-range interactions (1981) (28)
- The Evaluation of Lattice Sums for Cubic Crystals (1953) (27)
- Scattering of Long-Wavelength Phonons by Point Imperfections in Crystals (1965) (27)
- Boltzmann Equation in a Phonon System (1964) (27)
- Quasi-one-dimensional solutions for domain walls and their constraints in improper ferroelastics. (1990) (26)
- Some new aspects of first-order displacive phase transformations: Martensites (1990) (26)
- Unity in the Science of Physics (1991) (25)
- Statistical mechanics of a classical one-dimensional canted antiferromagnet. II. Solitons (1983) (25)
- Twin-boundary dynamics and properties of high-Tc superconductors. (1987) (24)
- Amplitude solitons in incommensurate Peierls systems: Implications for TTF-TCNQ (1980) (24)
- Asymptotic Description of Localized Lattice Modes and Low-Frequency Resonances (1968) (23)
- Proceedings of the fourth conference on carbon: (Edited by S. Mrozowski) Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1960. 778 pp., £7 10s (1961) (22)
- Oscillator strength for optical absorption by silver ions in alkali halide crystals (1963) (21)
- Effect of Force-Constant Changes on the Coherent Neutron Scattering from Face-Centered Cubic Crystals with Point Defects (1969) (21)
- Microscopic derivation of domin walls (1977) (21)
- First-order displacive structural phase transitions studied by computer simulation. (1992) (21)
- Sorting chickens from eggs (1990) (20)
- The elasticity of polycrystals and rocks (1975) (19)
- Renormalization-group study of crossover in structural phase transitions (1981) (19)
- Quasistatic approximation to the scattering of elastic waves by a circular crack (1978) (19)
- Energy Band Structure of Lithium by a Modified Plane Wave Method (1958) (19)
- Continuum theory of 4mm-2mm proper ferroelastic transformation under inhomogeneous stress. (1990) (19)
- Band Structure of Graphite (1953) (18)
- Theory of optical absorption in trans-polyacetylene containing solitons (1981) (18)
- Short-range interaction between hydrogen molecules (1974) (18)
- Solid molecular hydrogen as a quantum crystal (1968) (17)
- Multiscale Science: Materials in the 21st Century (2000) (17)
- Theory of Displaceable Point Defects in Crystals (1966) (17)
- Continuum models for solitons in one-dimensional systems with Peierls' gap and commensurability 3 (1983) (17)
- EFFECT OF FORCE-CONSTANT CHANGES ON THE INCOHERENT NEUTRON SCATTERING FROM CUBIC CRYSTALS WITH POINT DEFECTS. (1968) (16)
- Tweed in martensites: a potential new spin glass (1992) (15)
- Quantum corrections to domain walls in a model (one-dimensional) ferroelectric (1976) (15)
- Lattice Vibrations in Solids (1962) (14)
- Critical and crossover behavior in the double-Gaussian model on a lattice (1982) (14)
- Theoretical Calculations of F-Center Energy Levels (1954) (14)
- Fine scale mesostructures in superconducting and other materials (1992) (13)
- Onset of diffusion‐drift emission regime and the transition from exponential to linear current‐voltage characteristic of triangular barrier semiconductor structures (1982) (12)
- Barkhausen Noise and Magnetic Amplifiers. II. Analysis of the Noise (1949) (12)
- Viewpoints on Microscopic and Mesoscopic Transformation Processes in Martensite (1995) (11)
- Disorder-driven first-order phase transformations: A model for hysteresis (1994) (10)
- Order parameters for reconstructive phase transitions. (1989) (10)
- Microscience: an overview (1979) (9)
- Structural phase transitions with little phonon softening and first-order character. (1989) (9)
- The Solid State (1957) (8)
- Agreement between single crystal X-ray and molecular mechanical sugar ring conformations. (1987) (8)
- Defect induced behavior in transforming materials (1998) (8)
- Extended Hückel calculation of repulsive interactions in noble gases (1975) (8)
- Pair effects in random lattices; a generalized C.P.A. and its equivalence to diagramatic expansions☆ (1971) (8)
- Interpretation of the Strain Broadening Components in X‐Ray Diffraction Patterns (1955) (6)
- Barkhausen Noise and Magnetic Amplifiers. I. Theory of Magnetic Amplifiers (1949) (6)
- It’s a Random world (1973) (6)
- Theory of the Scattering of Ultrasound by Flaws (1975) (6)
- Potential energy and force constants of a potassium chloride molecule from extended Hückel calculations (1975) (6)
- Nonlinear science: toward the next frontiers (1993) (6)
- Phonon Anomalies, Structural Transformations, and Precursor Structure in the Martensitic Alloys TiNi(Fe) and Al1−xNix (1987) (6)
- Fundamental theory of elastic wave scattering by defects in elastic materials: integral equation methods for application to ultrasonic flaw detection (1976) (6)
- Localized excitations in hydrogen-bonded molecular crystals. (1986) (6)
- Magnetic Susceptibility of Solids (1959) (6)
- A Technique for Determining Flaw Characteristics from Ultrasonic Scattering Amplitudes (1979) (5)
- Asymptotic Descriptions of Defect Excitations (1968) (5)
- Indexing and Classification (1975) (5)
- Soluble models of rate processes in periodic systems with many degrees of freedom. (1985) (5)
- Self-consistent calculations of elastic constants of polycrystalline graphite (1976) (5)
- Anharmonicity and Debye-Waller Factors in Biomolecules (1987) (4)
- Role of the Coulomb interaction in the low-frequency density of states of DNA double helices. (1988) (4)
- Theory of the bcc-to-9R structural phase transformation of Li. (1988) (4)
- The Monte Carlo trajectory integral method (1985) (3)
- Development of fusion power seen as essential to world's energy future; critics respond (1997) (3)
- Competing Displacive Interactions, Phonon Anomalies, and Structural Transitions Which Do Not “Soften” (1988) (3)
- Guest Comment: The world of physics, and the world (1993) (3)
- A Model for a Diffusive Magnetothermoelectric Generator (1963) (3)
- Thermal Conductivity of Solids (1963) (2)
- Sethna et al. reply. (1994) (2)
- Waste Isolation Pilot Plant brine field pH measurements: Technique and interpretation (1989) (2)
- Solitons in Physics (1978) (2)
- Microscience of transforming materials: Simple to distributed defect models (1999) (2)
- Interpretation of Ultrasonic Scattering Measurements by Various Flaws from Theoretical Studies (1977) (2)
- Comparisons of Optical Absorption by Impurity Center and by Polarons in Crystalline Acetanilide (1987) (2)
- The intersection of nonlinear science, molecular biology, and condensed matter physics. Viewpoints (1995) (2)
- Macroscopic engineering properties of polycrystalline materials. I. General methods (1974) (2)
- Referees Take Note (1976) (1)
- Complex Functional Materials (2005) (1)
- On the General Physics of Heat Conduction in Ordered and Disordered Solids (1993) (1)
- Publication of a New Discovery (1974) (1)
- Physics in One Dimension: A subject of broad relevance throughout the field of the physics of condensed matter (1981) (1)
- Publicity and Anti-Publicity (1975) (1)
- Stochastic theory of spin-phonon relaxation (1975) (1)
- Simon Pasternack 1914-1976 (1976) (1)
- Atomic Tunneling in Solids (1969) (1)
- The Old Order Changeth... (1974) (1)
- A review of near field seawater-sediment interactions with application to the subseabed disposal of nuclear waste (1989) (1)
- Imprisoned argentine scientist. (1977) (1)
- Comment on Charge and Spin Counting for One-Dimensional Solitons (1982) (1)
- Symmetry-restricted anharmonicities and the CsCl-to-7R martensitic structural phase transformation of the NixAl1-x system. (1989) (1)
- THE SCATTERING OF LATTICE VIBRATIONS BY VACANCY TYPE DEFECTS (1965) (1)
- Contribute your copyright (1977) (1)
- Authors Take Note (1976) (1)
- Soliton-Like States For Opening In Polynucleotide Double Helices (1980) (0)
- Nonlinear, distortive phenomena in solids: Martensitic, crack, and multiscale structures (1992) (0)
- Search for a New Editor (1978) (0)
- An Editorial Experiment (1976) (0)
- Nondestructive evaluation and energy technology: a workshop summary (1982) (0)
- Disorder and Nonlinearity (1989) (0)
- New Quarters, New Hours (1976) (0)
- Thermoelectricity and direct conversion systems (1962) (0)
- HIGH PRESSURE BEHAVIOR OF SOLID H$sub 2$, D$sub 2$, $sup 3$He, $sup 4$He, AND $sup 20$Ne. (1970) (0)
- Statics and Dynamics of Twin Boundaries in Martensites (1988) (0)
- The Validity of the Drift-Diffusion Equation in Small Semiconductor Devices (1984) (0)
- ORDER-ORDER PHASE TRANSISTIONS IN FERROELECTRICS. (1968) (0)
- Erratum: Solitons in the Peierls condensate: Phase solitons (1984) (0)
- Physical Review Letters Criteria for Manuscripts on Biological Physics (1975) (0)
- Nonlinear, distortive phenomena in solids: Martensitic, crack, and multiscale structures. Progress report, 1991--1992 (1992) (0)
- LOCALIZED LATTICE VIBRATIONS. PART II (1963) (0)
- Description of weakly coupled localized excitations in solids (1967) (0)
- Theoretical Studies of Ultrasonic Scattering and Defects (1976) (0)
- Boson Peaks in Crystals and Glasses (2004) (0)
- Basic Theory of Ultrasonic Scattering by Defects: Numerical Studies and Features for Experimental Application (1975) (0)
- Imprisoned Argentine Scientist (1977) (0)
- Solitary Wave Preoccupations (1991) (0)
- EXPERIMENTAL PHONON PHYSICS. Progress Report, April 1, 1966--March 31, 1967. (1972) (0)
- Erratum: Soluble models of rate processes in periodic systems with many degrees of freedom (1985) (0)
- Conasauga near-surface heater experiment. Final report (1979) (0)
- EXPERIMENTAL PHONON PHYSICS. Progress Report, April 1, 1970--March 31, 1971. (1971) (0)
- Pair Potential in Liquids from the Exact Born‐Green Equation. I. Model Testing (1972) (0)
- Copyright—a Contribution to Your Profession (1977) (0)
- Closure to “Discussion of ‘Variational Methods for Dispersion Relations and Elastic Properties of Composite Materials’” (1973, ASME J. Appl. Mech., 40, pp. 317–318) (1973) (0)
- SECOND SOUND IN SOLIDS. (1970) (0)
- Theory of structure and dynamics in condensed matter. Progress report, 1 April 1973--31 March 1974 (1974) (0)
- Multi-system, whole-basin, and multi-basin water resources modeling. (2004) (0)
- Retrospective Comments on the Elastic Wave Scattering Problem (1979) (0)
- Insurmountable engineering problems seen as ruling out {open_quote}fusion power to the people{close_quote} in 21st century (1997) (0)
- Landscapes in physics and biology: a tourist's impression (1997) (0)
- Final summary report. [Summaries of research activities at Cornell University] (1978) (0)
- DYNAMICS OF TWIN BOUNDARIES AND HIGH Tc SUPERCONDUCTORS (1987) (0)
- Theory of nonlinear, distortive phenomena in solids: Martensitic, crack, and multiscale structures-phenomenology and physics. Progress summary, 1991--1994 (1994) (0)
- THEORETICAL PHONON PHYSICS. Progress Report, April 1, 1971--March 31, 1972. (1972) (0)
- Lloyd P. Smith (1989) (0)
- Theory of structure and dynamics in condensed matter and applications in geophysics and solar energy (1976) (0)
- Solitary Structures in Nonlinear Fields (1977) (0)
- G1 – CONFERENCE SUMMARY: MAINLY EXPERIMENTAL (1965) (0)

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