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Zahur Anwar

Zahur Anwar

Professor (Emeritus), Condensed Matter Physics

Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Canada, 1964
M.Sc., University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1956
B.Sc.(Honors), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1955

California State University, Long Beach
Department of Physics & Astronomy
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-9505

Phone: (562) 985-7925 Office
Fax: (562) 985-7924

Research Interest:
Condensed Matter Physics.

Electrical and Thermal properties of semiconductor devices, Electro-thermal effects, plasma oscillations in semiconductors and semi-metals, hopping conductivity in polymeric matrix, and application of quantum Markonian master equation to describe the current noise in resonant tunneling device.

Recent interests involve quantum features of conductance in Mesoscopic Electronics that is currently a major theoretical and experimental research interest in Condensed Matter Physics. Quantum tunneling offers the possibility of very fast switching time and some day, in the not too distant future, a new "Quantum Computer" based on this quantum computing will be designed!