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

Das S; Kreyssig A; Nandi S; Goldman A I; Johnston D C . 2009. Absence of structural correlations of magnetic defects in the heavy-fermion compound LiV2O4. Physical Review B. 80:104401. abstract
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Singh Y; Green M A; Huang Q; Kreyssig A; McQueeney R J; Johnston D C; Goldman A I . 2009. Magnetic order in BaMn2As2 from neutron diffraction measurements. Physical Review B. 80:100403. abstract
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Pratt D K; Tian W; Kreyssig A; Zarestky J L; Nandi S; Ni N; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Goldman A I; McQueeney R J . 2009. Coexistence of Competing Antiferromagnetic and Superconducting Phases in the Underdoped Ba(Fe0.953Co0.047)(2)As-2 Compound Using X-ray and Neutron Scattering Techniques. Physical Review Letters. 103:087001. abstract
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Li H F; Tian W; Zarestky J L; Kreyssig A; Ni N; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Goldman A I; McQueeney R J; Vaknin D . 2009. Magnetic and lattice coupling in single-crystal SrFe2As2: A neutron scattering study. Physical Review B. 80:054407. abstract
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Bud'ko S L; Nandi S; Ni N; Thaler A; Kreyssig A; Kracher A; Yan J Q; Goldman A I; Canfield P C . 2009. Structural phase transition in Ba(Fe0.973Cr0.027)(2)As-2 single crystals. Physical Review B. 80:014522. abstract
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Martin C; Tillman M E; Kim H; Tanatar M A; Kim S K; Kreyssig A; Gordon R T; Vannette M D; Nandi S; Kogan V G; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Goldman A I; Prozorov R . 2009. Nonexponential London Penetration Depth of FeAs-Based Superconducting RFeAsO0.9F0.1 (R=La, Nd) Single Crystals. Physical Review Letters. 102:247002. abstract
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McCallum R W; Yan J Q; Rustan G E; Mun E D; Singh Y; Das S; Nath R; Bud'ko S L; Dennis K W; Johnston D C; Canfield P C; Kramer M J; Kreyssig A; Lograsso T A; Goldman A I . 2009. In situ high energy x-ray synchrotron diffraction study of the synthesis and stoichiometry of LaFeAsO and LaFeAsO1-xFy. Journal of Applied Physics. 105:123912. abstract
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Hahn S E; Lee Y; Ni N; Canfield P C; Goldman A I; McQueeney R J; Harmon B N; Alatas A; Leu B M; Alp E E; Chung D Y; Todorov I S; Kanatzidis M G . 2009. Influence of magnetism on phonons in CaFe2As2 as seen via inelastic x-ray scattering. Physical Review B. 79:220511. abstract
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Kimber S A J; Kreyssig A; Zhang Y Z; Jeschke H O; Valenti R; Yokaichiya F; Colombier E; Yan J; Hansen T C; Chatterji T; McQueeney R J; Canfield P C; Goldman A I; Argyriou D N . 2009. Similarities between structural distortions under pressure and chemical doping in superconducting BaFe2As2. Nature Materials. 8:471-475. abstract
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Canfield P C; Bud'ko S L; Ni N; Kreyssig A; Goldman A I; McQueeney R J; Torikachvili M S; Argyriou D N; Luke G; Yu W . 2009. Structural, magnetic and superconducting phase transitions in CaFe2As2 under ambient and applied pressure. Physica C-Superconductivity and Its Applications. 469:404-412. abstract
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