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Physics & Astronomy Department
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Dr. Sunil Labroo


Dr. Sunil Labroo

Office: Physical Science #127
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Degree: Ph.D.
Graduated From: Southern Illinois University
Year: 1991
Year of Joining SUCO: 1998


  • American Physical Society

  • American Association of Physics Teachers

  • Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society

Awards / Honors:

  • Fulbright Lecturing Award, 2004

  • Innovative Uses of Technology Award, 2002

  • Sigma Pi Sigma

  • Honorary Citizen of Carbondale, IL

Professional Interests:

  • Magnetism of rare-earth based intermetallics and magnetic phase transitions

  • High-temperature superconductors

  • Thin-film materials and processes

  • Material characterization using electrical transport, thermal and magnetic measurements

  • Process control and data acquisition with PC's

  • Carbon dioxide lasers and laser induced photochemistry

General Interests:

  • Hiking, nature, travel, world cultures, music.

Recent Publications:

  • "Investigation of the High Temperature Magnetic Phase in (Tb1-xNdx)Mn2Ge2", S. Labroo, T. Gibson, M. Oakes, N. Ali & S. Saha, Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., Vol. 45, p. 91, (2000).

  • "Investigation of the High Temperature Magnetic Phases in the Ternary System Sm(Mn1-xCrx)2Ge2", S. Labroo, N. Ali, S. Saha & D. Zych, Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., Vol. 44, p. 1128, (1999).

  • "Magnetic Transitions in Tb0.7Nd0.3Mn2Ge2 Compound", S. Saha, N. Ali, S. Labroo & D. Zych, J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 83, p.6974, (1998).

  • "Mechanisms of Magnetic Separation of Fine Y - Ba - Cu - O Powders in a Gas Fluidized Bed", S. Labroo, J. Y. Park, R. J. Kearney & W. J. Yeh, Cryogenics, Vol. 33, p. 1063, (1993).

  • "Power Law Behavior of the Magnetization Curves of YBCO Superconductors", W. J. Yeh, Z. Q. Yu, S. Labroo & J. Y. Park, Physica C, Vol. 194, p. 141, (1992).