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

Kreyssig A; Prozorov R; Dewhurst C D; Canfield P C; McCallum R W; Goldman A I . 2009. Probing Fractal Magnetic Domains on Multiple Length Scales in Nd2Fe14B. Physical Review Letters. 102:047204. abstract
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Goldman A I; Kreyssig A; Prokes K; Pratt D K; Argyriou D N; Lynn J W; Nandi S; Kimber S A J; Chen Y; Lee Y B; Samolyuk G; Leao J B; Poulton S J; Bud'ko S L; Ni N; Canfield P C; Harmon B N; McQueeney R J . 2009. Lattice collapse and quenching of magnetism in CaFe2As2 under pressure: A single-crystal neutron and x-ray diffraction investigation. Physical Review B. 79:024513. abstract
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Goldman A I; Argyriou D N; Ouladdiaf B; Chatterji T; Kreyssig A; Nandi S; Ni N; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; McQueeney R J . 2008. Lattice and magnetic instabilities in CaFe2As2: A single-crystal neutron diffraction study. Physical Review B. 78:100506. abstract
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Singh Y; Lee Y; Nandi S; Kreyssig A; Ellern A; Das S; Nath R; Harmon B N; Goldman A I; Johnston D C . 2008. Single-crystal growth and physical properties of the layered arsenide BaRh2As2. Physical Review B. 78:104512. abstract
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Lee G W; Gangopadhyay A K; Hyers R W; Rathz T J; Rogers J R; Robinson D S; Goldman A I; Kelton K F . 2008. Local structure of equilibrium and supercooled Ti-Zr-Ni liquids. Physical Review B. 77:184102. abstract
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Nandi S; Kreyssig A; Tan L; Kim J W; Yan J Q; Lang J C; Haskel D; McQueeney R J; Goldman A I . 2008. Nature of Ho magnetism in multiferroic HoMnO3. Physical Review Letters. 100:217201. abstract
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Ni N; Bud'ko S L; Kreyssig A; Nandi S; Rustan G E; Goldman A I; Gupta S; Corbett J D; Kracher A; Canfield P C . 2008. Anisotropic thermodynamic and transport properties of single-crystalline Ba1-xKxFe2As2 (x=0 and 0.45). Physical Review B. 78:014507. abstract
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Ni N; Nandi S; Kreyssig A; Goldman A I; Mun E D; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C . 2008. First-order structural phase transition in CaFe2As2. Physical Review B. 78:014523. abstract
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Yan J Q; Kreyssig A; Nandi S; Ni N; Bud'ko S L; Kracher A; McQueeney R J; McCallum R W; Lograsso T A; Goldman A I; Canfield P C . 2008. Structural transition and anisotropic properties of single-crystalline SrFe2As2. Physical Review B. 78:024516. abstract
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Hu R W; Thomas K J; Lee Y; Vogt T; Choi E S; Mitrovic V F; Hermann R P; Grandjean F; Canfield P C; Kim J W; Goldman A I; Petrovic C . 2008. Colossal positive magnetoresistance in a doped nearly magnetic semiconductor. Physical Review B. 77:085212. abstract
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