Research Associate Professor
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia MS, Physics, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi BA, Physics, Rice University, Houston, Texas.
Dr. Stephens is a research faculty member of the department of Physics & Astronomy and the Signal Research Center. He has worked as a geophysicist in the oil exploration industry and served as an officer in the United States Navy. His research interests are in atomic, molecular and optical physics, underwater acoustics, marine seismic sources and geophysical data processing.
Michael Vera and James Stephens, Numerical simulations of broadband acoustic propagation through a sound-speed field impacted by oil, POMA Volume 11, pp. 070001 (March 2011)
J.M. Stephens, J. D. Stout, J. Abraham, J. L. Gole, L. H. Sentman, M. Zaczek, Measurement of low-level gain in a visible chemical laser amplifier, Opt. Eng. 40(12) 2788-2801 (December 2001)
J.M. Stephens, J.L. Gole, Controlled Formation of Silicon Monoxide Metastables, Chem. Phys. 206 (1996) 173-183.
Arlslan Tashmukhambetov, Geoorge E.Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, J. Newcomb, James M. Stephens, and Grayson H. Rayborn, Experimental determination of the three-dimensional primary field of a seismic airgun array, Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, May 2011
Stephens, James, Marine Acoustic Signals and Noise, Seventy-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Feb. 16-18, 2011, Hattiesburg, Mississipi
Stephens, James, Radial Oscillations of a Gas Bubble via Canonical Perturbation Theory, Seventy-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting, Hattiesburg Mississippi, Feb. 10-12, 2010,
Stephens, James, Marine Seismic Source Characterization, Seventy-Third Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Feb. 20-22, 2008, Olive Branch, Mississippi
Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, Arlslan Tashmukhambetov, Geoorge E.Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, J. Newcomb, James M. Stephens, and Grayson H. Rayborn, Modeling Tools for 3-D Airgun Source Characterization and Modeling, Proceedings of the Eighth European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, 8th ECUA, Edited by S.M. Jesus and O.C. Rodriguez, Carvoeiro, Portugal, 12-15 June, 2006
J. Newcomb, W. Sanders, G. Ioup, J. Stephens and N. Sidorovskaia, Calibration and Analysis of Seismic Airgun Data Using EARS Buoys, Minerals Management Service Information Transfer Meeting ITM-05, January 11-13, 2005, New Orleans, LA.
J.M. Stephens, J.L. Gole, L.H. Sentman, M. Zaczek, Potential for a Chemically Pumped Sodium Laser, AIAA 97-2425, AIAA 28th Plasmadynamics & Lasers Conference, July 6-9, 1997/Atlanta, GA.
J.L. Gole, K.K. Shen, H. Wang, C.B. Winstead and J. Stephens, Chemically Driven Visible Laser Amplifiers and Oscillators Based on Fast Electronic Energy Transfer, AIAA 93-3209, AIAA 24th Plasmadynamics & Lasers Conference, July 6-9, 1993/Orlando, FL.