Dewey T. Lawson, Adjunct Professor of Physics and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences  

Dewey T. Lawson

Office Location: 184 Physics, Durham, NC 27701
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Ph.D., Duke University, 1972

Research Categories: Acoustics

Research Description: Acoustics has been the common thread connecting Prof. Lawson's various research interests, which have included phonon scattering in solid helium-4, zero sound propagation in normal and superfluid phases of liquid helium-3, restoration of human hearing through direct electrical stimulation of the inner ear and brainstem, the psychophysics of music perception, and musical acoustics.

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. BS Wilson, DT Lawson, JM Muller, RS Tyler, J Kiefer, Cochlear implants: some likely next steps., Annual review of biomedical engineering, United States, vol. 5 (2003), pp. 207-49  [abs].
  2. DT Lawson, BS Wilson, M Zerbi, C van den Honert, CC Finley, JC Farmer, JT McElveen, PA Roush, Bilateral cochlear implants controlled by a single speech processor., The American journal of otology, UNITED STATES, vol. 19 no. 6 (November, 1998), pp. 758-61  [abs].
  3. BS Wilson, S Rebscher, FG Zeng, RV Shannon, GE Loeb, DT Lawson, M Zerbi, Design for an inexpensive but effective cochlear implant., Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, UNITED STATES, vol. 118 no. 2 (February, 1998), pp. 235-41  [abs].
  4. DT Lawson, BS Wilson, CC Finley, M Zerbi, LA Cartee, PA Roush, JC Farmer, DL Tucci, Cochlear implant studies at Research Triangle Institute and Duke University Medical Center., Scandinavian audiology. Supplementum, DENMARK, vol. 46 (1997), pp. 50-64  [abs].