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researcher , Theoretical physicist

James Russworth Palmer, American theoretical physicist, high energy laser optics researcher Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1955-1959.Mem. Optical Society American, American Institute Physics, New York Academy Sciences, International Society Optical Engineering (Rudolf Kingslake Silver medal 1984), Sigma Xi.

Background

Palmer, James Russworth was born on October 12, 1936 in Madera, California, United States. Son of James Russworth Palmer and Georgella (Bartmann) Palmer Irelan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, California State University, 1963, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973. Juris Doctor, Western State University, 1990.

Project scientist Aerospace Controls, Los Angeles, 1963-1966. Project engineer Electroptical Systems, Pasadena, California, 1966-1970. President-consultant Doc Jim Enterprises, Orange, California, since 1970.

Chief scientist Comarco, Inc., Ridgecrest, California, 1983-1987. Adjunct senior research scientist U. Alabama Center for Applied Optics, Huntsville, 1987. Visiting research professor Trinity College, Ireland, 1991-1992.

Consultant Seven Engineering, Santa Monica, California, 1980, Super Computing Surfaces, 1992, Fiat Research, Italy.

Career

Chief scientist Comarco, Inc., Ridgecrest, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Laser Damage in Optical Thin Films, 1985,High Power Laser Optics, 1990, Transient Heat Transfer in Flat Plates, Volunteer I, 1993

    • also numerous articles, since 1963.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1955-1959.Mem. Optical Society American, American Institute Physics, New York Academy Sciences, International Society Optical Engineering (Rudolf Kingslake Silver medal 1984), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Nancy Diane Byrne, January 21, 1988.

father:
James Russworth Palmer Irelan

mother:
Georgella (Bartmann) Palmer Irelan

spouse:
Nancy Diane Byrne