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Physics & Astronomy

Phone: 715-836-5731
Email: gstecher@uwec.edu

Education

Ph.D., Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1994

M.S., Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1990

B.S., Physics and History, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1987


Courses

Phys 100: Physical Science
Phys 115: Survey of Astronomy
Phys 211: General Physics I (both lecture and labs)
Phys 212: General Physics II (both lecture and labs)
Phys 231: University Physics I (lecture only)
Phys 332: University Physics III
Phys 333: Quantum Physics
Phys 350: Electric and Electronic Circuits (both lecture and labs)
Phys 465: Quantum Mechanics
Phys 475: Mathematical Methods in Physics
Hnrs 302: Honors Colloquium "Physics and History of the Atomic Bomb"


Research Interests

Photometry of asteroids.


Selected Publications

George Stecher, Lyle Ford, Natalie Bianchi, Brian D. Warner, and Larry Robinson. "On the Period of 1607 Xosa." Minor Planet Bulletin 36 (2009): 138–139.

Lyle Ford, George Stecher, Kayla Lorenzen, and Cole Cooke. "Photometric Measurements of 343 Ostara and Other Asteroids at Hobbs Observatory." Minor Planet Bulletin 36 (2009): 77.

N. Montigiani, W. Benedetti, M. Manucci, S. Riccetti, George Stecher, Lyle Ford, Kayla Lorenzen, and Sarah Ulrich. "The Period of 2167 Erin."  Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (2008): 107–108.

George Stecher, Lyle Ford, Kayla Lorenzen, and Sarah Ulrich. "Photometric Measurements of 1084 Tamariwa at Hobbs Observatory."  Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (2008): 76–77.

Lyle Ford, George Stecher, Theodore Jaeger, Paul Martin, and William Smethells. "Determination of the Rotational Period of Asteroid 367 Amicitia Using Differential Photometry."  IAPPP Communication 85 (2001): 35–43.

George J. Stecher, Lyle A. Ford, and James D. Elbert. "Equipping a 0.6 Meter  Alt-Azimuth Telescope for Photometry." IAPPP Communication 76 (1999): 68–74.

Yue Hu, G. J. Stecher, T. J. Gramila, and R. C. Richardson. "Magnetic Coupling in Thermal-Boundary Resistance between Thin Silver Films and Liquid 3He in the Millikelvin Regime." Physical Review B 54 (1996): R9639–R9642.

G. J. Stecher, Yue Hu, T. J. Gramila, and R. C. Richardson. "Kapitza Resistance Measurement Using Glass Capacitors." Journal of Low Temperature Physics 101 (1995): 599–604.

G. J. Stecher, Y. Hu, T. J. Gramila, and R. C. Richardson. "Kapitza Resistance between Silver and 3He at Millikelvin Temperatures." Physica B 165&166 (1990): 525–526.

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