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Math and Computer Science

Professor Natalia Sternberg

Natalia Sternberg, Ph.D.

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Phone: (508) 793-7613

Professor Sternberg received an M.Sc. from the University of Cologne in 1979, and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Brown University in 1982 and 1985, respectively. She has been with Clark since 1987.

Current Research and Teaching

Professor Sternberg’s research interests include applied mathematics, differential equations, and scientific computing.

Recent Publications

"Two-dimensional cylindrical plasma for intermediate gas pressures," Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 20 (2011) 015018 (10pp) (with V. Godyak).

"Resonant modes and tunneling in multi-layer metal dielectric structures," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 107, 293{314, 2010 (with A. Smolyakov, S. I. Krashennikov, and E. Furkal).

"Resonant transmission through dense plasmas via amplification of evanescent mode," PIERS ONLINE, vol. 5, no. 8, 2009, p. 781 (with A. Smolyakov).

"Resonant transparency of a three-layer structure containing a dense plasma region," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, PIER 99, 37-52, 2009 (with A. Smolyakov).

"Resonant transmission through dense plasmas via amplification of evanescent mode," PIERS Proceedings, Moscow, Russia, August 18-21, 1618, 2009 (with A. Smolyakov).

"Resonant transmission of electromagnetic waves in symmetric three-layer structures," IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 37, 7, 1251, 2009. (with A. Smolyakov).

"Influence of Ramsauer effect on bounded plasmas in magnetic fields," 35th EPS Conference on Plasma Phys. Hersonissos, 9-13 June 2008, ECA Vol. 32, P.-1.183, 2008 (with C. Sataline and V. Godyak).

"Two-dimensional cylindrical plasma at low gas pressure," Plasma Sources Sci. and Techn., 17, 024704, 2008 (with V. Godyak).

"The Bohm plasma-sheath model and the Bohm criterion revisited," Special Issue, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. (with V. Godyak), 35, 5, 1341, 2007.

"Magnetic field effects on gas discharge plasmas," (with V. Godyak and D. Hoffman), Phys. Plasmas, 13, 063511, 2006.

"Transition from the constant ion mobility regime to the ion-atom charge-exchange regime for collisional bounded plasmas" (with J. Poggie), Phys. Plasmas, 12, 2005.

"Asymptotic matching and the sheath edge," (with V. Godyak) IEEE Trans. Plasma Science, 31, 4, 665, 2003.

"Patching collisionless plasma and sheath solutions to approximate the plasma-wall problem," (with V. Godyak) IEEE Trans. Plasma Science, 31, 6, 1395, 2003.