Alan Goldman

Distinguished Professor
A501 Zaffarano Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-3585
Fax 515-294-0689

Research Interests

  • X-ray and neutron scattering
  • Magnetism
  • Quasicrystals

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Physics, State University of New York, Stony Brook 1984
  • M.A. Physics, State University of New York, Stony Brook 1980
  • B.S. Physics, State University of New York, Stony Brook 1979

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2007 - present Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Iowa State University
  • 2007 - present Senior Physicist, Ames Laboratory
  • 2007 - 2008 Interim Director, Ames Laboratory
  • 2004 - 2008 Associate Laboratory Director for Science and Technology, Ames Laboratory
  • 1999 - 2002 Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • 1994 - 2008 Director, Midwest Universities Collaborative Access Team at the APS
  • 1994 - 2007 Professor, Iowa State University
  • 1994 - 2007 Senior Physicist, Ames Laboratory
  • 1990 - 1994 Associate Professor, Iowa State University
  • 1988 - 1990 Assistant Professor, Iowa State University
  • 1984 - 1988 Associate Scientist, Neutron Scattering Group, Brookhaven National Laboratory

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 1999 Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • 1998 Co-recipient of DOE Materials Science Award for “Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in Materials Chemistry” (Quasicrystal Surfaces)
  • 1996 Co-recipient of DOE Materials Science Award for “Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in Solid State Physics” (RNi2B2C Magnetic Superconductors)
  • 1996 Co-recipient of DOE Materials Science Award for “Sustained Outstanding Research in Solid State Physics” (Quasicrystal Research)

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

Pandey A; Dhaka R S; Lamsal J; Lee Y; Anand V K; Kreyssig A; Heitmann T W; McQueeney R J; Goldman A I; Harmon B N; Kaminski A; Johnston D C . 2012. Ba1-xKxMn2As2: An Antiferromagnetic Local-Moment Metal. Physical Review Letters. 108:087005. abstract
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Wessels V; Gangopadhyay A K; Sahu K K; Hyers R W; Canepari S M; Rogers J R; Kramer M J; Goldman A I; Robinson D; Lee J W; Morris J R; Kelton K F . 2012. Reply to "Comment on 'Rapid chemical and topological ordering in supercooled liquid Cu46Zr54'". Physical Review B. 85:066102. abstract
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Thiel P A; Unal B; Jenks C J; Goldman A I; Canfield P C; Lograsso T A; Evans J W; Quiquandon M; Gratias D; Van Hove M A . 2011. A Distinctive Feature of the Surface Structure of Quasicrystals: Intrinsic and Extrinsic Heterogeneity. Israel Journal of Chemistry. 51:1326-1339. abstract
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Kreyssig A; Kim M G; Kim J W; Pratt D K; Sauerbrei S M; March S D; Tesdall G R; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; McQueeney R J; Goldman A I . 2011. Magnetic order in GdBiPt studied by x-ray resonant magnetic scattering. Physical Review B. 84:220408. abstract
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Goldman A I; Kreyssig A; Nandi S; Kim M G; Caudle M L; Canfield P C . 2011. High-energy X-ray diffraction studies of i-Sc12Zn88. Philosophical Magazine. 91:2427-2433. abstract
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Pratt D K; Kim M G; Kreyssig A; Lee Y B; Tucker G S; Thaler A; Tian W; Zarestky J L; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Harmon B N; Goldman A I; McQueeney R J . 2011. Incommensurate Spin-Density Wave Order in Electron-Doped BaFe(2)As(2) Superconductors. Physical Review Letters. 106:257001. abstract
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Mauro N A; Wessels V; Bendert J C; Klein S; Gangopadhyay A K; Kramer M J; Hao S G; Rustan G E; Kreyssig A; Goldman A I; Kelton K F . 2011. Short- and medium-range order in Zr80Pt20 liquids. Physical Review B. 83:184109. abstract
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Blomberg E C; Tanatar M A; Kreyssig A; Ni N; Thaler A; Hu R W; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Goldman A I; Prozorov R . 2011. In-plane anisotropy of electrical resistivity in strain-detwinned SrFe2As2. Physical Review B. 83:134505 . abstract
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Kim M G; Fernandes R M; Kreyssig A; Kim J W; Thaler A; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; McQueeney R J; Schmalian J; Goldman A I . 2011. Character of the structural and magnetic phase transitions in the parent and electron-doped BaFe(2)As(2) compounds. Physical Review B. 83:134522. abstract
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Ran S; Bud'ko S L; Pratt D K; Kreyssig A; Kim M G; Kramer M J; Ryan D H; Rowan-Weetaluktuk W N; Furukawa Y; Roy B; Goldman A I; Canfield P C . 2011. Stabilization of an ambient-pressure collapsed tetragonal phase in CaFe(2)As(2) and tuning of the orthorhombic-antiferromagnetic transition temperature by over 70 K via control of nanoscale precipitates. Physical Review B. 83:144517. abstract
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