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

Tan L; Kreyssig A; Nandi S; Jia S; Lee Y B; Lang J C; Islam Z; Lograsso T A; Schlagel D L; Pecharsky V K; Gschneidner K A; Canfield P C; Harmon B N; McQueeney R J; Goldman A I . 2008. Spin-flop transition in Gd5Ge4 observed by x-ray resonant magnetic scattering and first-principles calculations of magnetic anisotropy. Physical Review B. 77:064425. abstract
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Nandi S; Kreyssig A; Yan J Q; Vannette M D; Lang J C; Tan L; Kim J W; Prozorov R; Lograsso T A; McQueeney R J; Goldman A I . 2008. Magnetic structure of Dy3+ in hexagonal multiferroic DyMnO3. Physical Review B. 78:075118. abstract
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McQueeney R J; Diallo S O; Antropov V P; Samolyuk G D; Broholm C; Ni N; Nandi S; Yethiraj M; Zarestky J L; Pulikkotil J J; Kreyssig A; Lumsden M D; Harmon B N; Canfield P C; Goldman A I . 2008. Anisotropic Three-Dimensional Magnetism in CaFe2As2. Physical Review Letters. 101:227205. abstract
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Kreyssig A; Green M A; Lee Y; Samolyuk G D; Zajdel P; Lynn J W; Bud'ko S L; Torikachvili M S; Ni N; Nandi S; Leao J B; Poulton S J; Argyriou D N; Harmon B N; McQueeney R J; Canfield P C; Goldman A I . 2008. Pressure-induced volume-collapsed tetragonal phase of CaFe2As2 as seen via neutron scattering. Physical Review B. 78:184517. abstract
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Strempfer J; Hupfeld D; Voigt J; Bihlmayer G; Goldman A I; Bruckel T . 2008. Resonant magnetic x-ray scattering from terbium. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter. 20:445208. abstract
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Kim T H; Goldman A I; Kelton K F . 2008. Structural study of supercooled liquid silicon. Philosophical Magazine. 88:171-179. abstract
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Koo J; Song C; Ji S; Lee J S; Park J; Jang T H; Yang C H; Park J H; Jeong Y H; Lee K B; Koo T Y; Park Y J; Kim J Y; Wermeille D; Goldman A I; Srajer G; Park S; Cheong S W . 2007. Non-resonant and resonant x-ray scattering studies on multiferroic TbMn2O5. Physical Review Letters. 99:197601. abstract
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Lee Y; Harmon B N; Goldman A I; Lang J C . 2007. Temperature dependent x-ray magnetic circular dichroism in Er2Fe17. Journal of Applied Physics. 101:09G525. abstract
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Kim J W; Kreyssig A; Ryan P; Mun E; Canfield P C; Goldman A I . 2007. X-ray resonant magnetic scattering study of spontaneous ferrimagnetism. Applied Physics Letters. 90:202501. abstract
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Bondi K S; Gangopadhyay A K; Marine Z; Kim T H; Mukhopadhyay A; Goldman A I; Buhro W E; Kelton K F . 2007. Effects of microalloying with 3d transition metals on glass formation in A1YFe alloys. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 353:4723-4731. abstract
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