Andreas Kreyssig

Associate Scientist
A205 Zaffarano Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-9962
Fax 515-294-0689

Research Interests

  • Magnetism
  • Magneto-elastic coupling, domains, interplay with superconductivity
  • Crystallography
  • Superstructures
  • X-ray and neutron scattering

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Physics, University of Technology, Dresden, 2001
  • Diploma Physics, University of Technology, Dresden, 1992
  • Abitur High School with extented focus on science and techniques, Riesa, 1986

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2009 - present Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory
  • 2009 - present Member of Safety Review Committee, Ames Laboratory
  • 2008 - present Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physics, Iowa State University, Ames
  • 2008 - present Member of proposal committee, neutron scattering, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • 2006 - 2009 Assistant Scientist, Ames Laboratory
  • 2005 - 2006 Postdoctoral fellow, University of Technology, Dresden
  • 2004 - 2005 Postdoctoral fellow, Ames Laboratory
  • 2004 Head of organisation for the German Conference on Neutron Scattering, Dresden
  • 2002 - 2004 Member of proposal committee, Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble
  • 2001 - 2004 Postdoctoral fellow, University of Technology, Dresden

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2009 Professional and Scientific Outstanding New Professional Award, Iowa Sate University
  • 1999 Young Scientist Award for “Best presentation at ECNS '99”, Budapest

(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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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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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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Weissbach T; Leisegang T; Kreyssig A; Frontzek M; Hoffmann J U; Souptel D; Kohler A; Behr G; Paufler P; Meyer D C . 2008. Intergrowth of several solid phases from the Y-Ni-B-C system in a large YNi2B2C crystal. Journal of Applied Crystallography. 41:738-746. abstract
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