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Dr John Adkins FInstP

Emeritus Fellow
Emeritus University Lecturer

John Adkins is an Emeritus Fellow and formerly Director of Studies in Physics.

Academic interests

John Adkins' academic interests include:

  • Electronic properties of disordered materials
  • Metal insulator transitions
  • Quantum corrections to conductivity
  • Tunnelling phenomena
  • Hopping transport
  • Low temperature physics
  • Superconductivity.

Degrees obtained

  • MA, University of Cambridge.
  • PhD, University of Cambridge.

Awards and prizes

  • Darton Prize.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics.
  • Member of the American Institute of Physics.

Other interests

Playing the oboe, the west coast of Scotland, family, practical things, and, with my wife, learning to be retired.

Publications, links and resources

  • Books: Equilibrium Thermodynamics, Thermal Physics, both Cambridge University Press.
  • Many papers in scientific journals.

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