Kevin W. Dennis

Assistant Scientist III
39 Wilhelm Hall
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-7899
Fax 515-294-4291

Research Interests

  • Magnetism of complex intermetallics
  • Rapid solidification
  • Magnetic and thermal analysis techniques
  • Superconducting materials

(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • ChE Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1983

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2005 - present Ames Laboratory Safety Review Committee Chairperson
  • 1988 - present Assistant Scientist, Ames Laboratory, US Department of Energy
  • 1983 - 1988 Research Engineer, Energy Conversion Devices, Ovonic Synthetic Materials, Troy, MI

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

Hill J M; McQueeney R J; Wu R; Dennis K; McCallum R W; Huang M; Lograsso T A . 2008. Low temperature heat capacity of Fe1-xGax alloys with large magnetostriction. Physical Review B. 77:014430. abstract
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Chumbley L S; Ugurlu O; McCallum R W; Dennis K W; Mudryk Y; Gschneidner K A; Pecharsky V K . 2008. Linear microstructural features in R-5(Si,Ge)(4)-type alloys: Difficulties in identification. Acta Materialia. 56:527-536. abstract
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Schlagel D L; Yuhasz W M; Dennis K W; McCallum R W; Lograsso T A . 2008. Temperature dependence of the field-induced phase transformation in Ni50Mn37Sn13. Scripta Materialia. 59:1083-1086. abstract
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Kramer M J; Mecco H; Dennis K W; Vargonova E; McCallum R W; Napolitano R E . 2007. Rapid solidification and metallic glass formation - Experimental and theoretical limits. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 353:3633-3639. abstract
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Tang W; Wu Y Q; Dennis K W; Kramer M J; Anderson I E; McCallum R W . 2007. Comparison of microstructure and magnetic properties of gas-atomized and melt-spun MRE-Fe-Co-M-B (MRE = Y+Dy+Nd, M = Zr+TiC). Journal of Applied Physics. 101:09K510. abstract
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Yang N; Dennis K W; McCallum R W; Kramer M J; Zhang Y; Lee P L . 2007. Critical bond lengths and their role in spontaneous magnetostriction of R2Fe17CX(R = Y, Nd, Gd, Tb, Er). Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 311:630-638. abstract
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