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Farrell Edwards

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Physics

Professor Emeritus

Contact Information

Office Location: SER 226
DialPhone: 435-797-2855
SendEmail: farrell.edwards@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1960
Experimental Studies of Conversion Coefficients in Deformed Nuclei
MS, Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1957
BS, Physics, (Mathematics), University of Utah, 1955

Awards

Governor's Medal, 2009

Governor of State of Utah

Professor of the Year, 1977

Utah State University

Outstanding Educator in America, 1975

Outstanding Educators in America

Danforth Associate, 1970

Danforth Association

NSF Fellowship, 1956

National Science Foundation

Phi Beta Kappa, 1955

University of Utah

Phi Kappa Phi, 1955

University of Utah

Schlumber Foundation Fellowship, 1947

Schlumberger Foundation

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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      Publications - Fact Sheets

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        Publications - Curriculum

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          Publications - Journal Articles

            Academic Journal

          • Edwards, B., Edwards, W.F, (2010). When Are Chiasms Admissible as Evidence?. BYU Studies, 49:4, 131.
          • Edwards, B., Edwards, W.F, (2010). When Are Chiasms Admissible as Evidence?. BYU Studies, 49:4, 131.
          • Edwards, B.F, Edwards, W.F, (2004). Does Chiasmus Appear in the Book of Mormon by Chance?. BYU Studies, 43, 103.
          • Edwards, B.F, Edwards, W.F, (2004). Does Chiasmus Appear in the Book of Mormon by Chance?. BYU Studies, 43, 103.
          • Edwards, W.F, Borst, L.B, (1958). Possible Sources of Lunar Atmosphere. Science 127, 325.
          • Professional Journal

          • Edwards, W.F, Held, E.D, (2004). Stationary equilibria of two fluid plasmas having significant, internal, static electric fields.. Physical review letters, 93:25, 255001.
          • Bartlett, D.F, Edwards, W.F, (1992). Comments on a new theory of macroscopic charge. Phys.Lett. A., 162, 103.
          • Lemon, D.K, Edwards, W.F, Kenyon , C.S, (1992). Electric Potentials Associated with Steady Currents in Superconducting Coils. Phys. Lett. A., 162, 105.
          • Kenyon, C.S, Edwards, W.F, (1991). Test of Current-Dependent Elictric Fields. Phys. Lett. A., 156, 391.
          • Bartlett, D.F, Edwards, W.F, (1990). Invariance of Charge to Lorentz Transformation. Phys. Lett. A., 151, 259.
          • Alle , R.R, Clifton, Y.H, Edwards, W.F, (1986). Equations of Motion from an Electromagnetic Action. Phys. Rev. A., 33, 754.
          • Banks, P.M, Edwards, W.F, Rasmussen, C., Thompson, R.C, (1981). Applications of the Concept of Generalized Vorticity to Space Plasmas. Geophysical Res. Lett., 8, 95.
          • Edwards, W.F, Kenyon , C.S, Lemon, D.K, (1976). Continuing Investigation Into Possible Electric Fields Arising from Steady Conduction Currents. Phys. Rev. D., 14, 922.
          • Edwards, W.F, (1972). Projecting Future Trends Chapter: Population, Resources and the Future. Brigham Young University Press
          • Waddaups, R.O, Edwards, W.F, Merrill, J.J, (1965). Experimental Investigation of the Second Postulate of Special Relativity. J. Opt. Soc., 55, 142.
          • Edwards, W.F, Seppi, E.J, Boehm, F., (1965). Nuclear Physics. Nuclear Physics, 63, 97.
          • Edwards, W.F, Seppi, E.J, Boehm, F., (1965). Relative Intensities of Gamma Rays Following the Decay of Ta182 and Ta 183. Nuclear Physics, 63, 97.
          • Edwards, W.F, (1963). Special Relativity in Anisotropic Space. American Journal of Physics, 31, 482.
          • Edwards, W.F, Dumond, J.M, Boehm, F., (1961). An Intensity Calibration of the DuMond Two-Meter Curved Crystal Spectrometer. Nuclear Physics, 26, 649.
          • Edwards, W.F, Boehm, F., (1961). Decay of Hf180m.. , 121, 1499.
          • Edwards, W.F, Gallagher, C.J, (1961). The Decay of Se75. Nuclear Physics, 26, 649.
          • Edwards, W.F, Gallagher , C.J, (1961). The Decay of Se75. Nuclear Physics, 26, 649.
          • Gallagher, C.J, Edwards, W.F, Manning, C.J, , , (1960). The W 187 Decay Scheme and Possible Vibrational Levels in an Odd-Mass Nucleus.. Nuclear Physics19, 18.
          • Public or Trade Journal

          • Edwards, W.F, (1981). Classical Derivation of the London Equations. Phys. Rev. Lett., 47, 1863.

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          Publications - Literary Journal

            Nonfiction Prose

          • Edwards, W.F, Held, E.D, (2004). tionary Equilibria of Two Fluid Plasmas Having Significant, Internal, Static Electric FieldsSta. Physical Review Letters

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Newsletter

                • Edwards, W.F, (1974). Measurement of an Electric Field Due to Conduction Currents. Utah State University Monograph Series, Utah State University Press, Logan, Utah
                • Other

                • Edwards, W.F, Held, E.D, Singh, A.K, (2013). Ion Mode Plasma Containment Patent. U.S. Patent Office
                • Edwards, W.F, (2003). Inertial Mass of the Electron: Mach's Principle and the Origin of Inertia, .
                • Edwards, W.F, (2001). Special Relativity in Anisotropic Space: Lorentz and Poincave Invariance: 100 years of Relativity. World Scientific Publishing Co.
                • Edwards, W.F, (1997). Electricity. Grolier Interactive Encyclopaedia
                • Edwards, W.F, (1997). Electrostatics. Grolier Interactive Encyclopaedia
                • Edwards, W.F, (1982). Edwards Responds. Phys. Rev. Lett.
                • Edwards, W.F, (1974). Inertia and an Alternative Approach to the Theory of Interactions. Proceedings of the Utah Academy of Sciences
                • Otteson, O.H, Edwards, W.F, Helmer, R.G, (1966). A Linear Motion Bent-Crystal Spectrometer.
                • Edwards, W.F, Otteson, O.H, (1964). The Linear Motion, Bent-Crystal Spectrometer at Utah State University.
                • Edwards, W.F, (1961). Anomalous Conversion Coefficients in H180m, W182, and Re187.. Proceedings of International Conference of Nuclear Structure

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                Scheduled Teaching

                PHYS 5500 - Intermediate Topics in Physics (Topic), Spring 2017

                PHYS 2320 - Physics for Physics Majors II, Spring 2017

                PHYS 4710 - Quantum Mechanics II, Spring 2017

                PHYS 2310 - Physics for Physics Majors I, Fall 2016

                PHYS 4700 - Quantum Mechanics I, Fall 2016

                USU 1360 - Integrated Physical Science, Spring 2016

                PHYS 4710, 5500 - Quantum Mechanics II, Spring 2016

                PHYS 7500 - Advanced Topics in Physics (Topic), Fall 2015

                PHYS 5500 - Intermediate Topics in Physics (Topic), Fall 2015

                PHYS 4700 - Quantum Mechanics I, Fall 2015

                PHYS 4710,5500 - Quantum Mechanics II, Spring 2015

                PHYS 5500 - Intermediate Topics in Physics (Topic), Fall 2014

                PHYS 4700 - Quantum Mechanics I, Fall 2014

                PHYS 2220 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers II, Spring 2013

                PHYS 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2200 - Elements of Mechanics, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2200 - Elements of Mechanics, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2200 - Elements of Mechanics, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2200 - Elements of Mechanics, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2200 - Elements of Mechanics, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2210 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2210 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2210 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2210 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2210 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I, Fall 2012

                PHYS 2220 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers II, Spring 2012

                PHYS 2200 - Elements of Mechanics, Fall 2011

                PHYS 2210 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I, Fall 2011

                PHYS 7990 - CONT GRAD ADVISEMENT, Spring 2011

                PHYS 7970 - DISSERTATION RSRCH, Spring 2011

                PHYS 4710 - QUANTUM MECHANICS II, Spring 2011

                PHYS 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2010

                PHYS 7970 - Dissertation Research, Fall 2010

                PHYS 4700 - Quantum Mechanics I, Fall 2010