Marshall Luban

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Address
A523 Zaffarano Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-4356
Fax 515-294-8727
Email luban@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

  • Molecular magnetism, theoretical modeling of magnetic molecules long-term activities
  • Statistical mechanics, esp. phase transitions and critical point phenomena
  • Many-body problems
  • Quantum nanostructures
  • Bloch oscillations and ultrafast phenomena in semiconductor superlattices
  • Electron localization phenomena

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Physics, University of Chicago, 1962
  • M.S. Physics, University of Chicago, 1958
  • B.A. Physics, Yeshiva University, 1957

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 1990 - 1994 Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University
  • 1982 - present Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University and Senior Scientist, Ames Laboratory
  • 1981 - 1982 Visiting Professor (sabbatical), Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • 1979 - 1982 President, Israel Physical Society
  • 1978 - 1979 Vice-President, Israel Physical Society
  • 1974 - 1982 Professor, Department of Physics, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
  • 1969 - 1971 Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bar-Ilan University
  • 1967 - 1970 Chair, Department of Physics, Bar-Ilan University
  • 1967 - 1974 Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Bar-Ilan University
  • 1966 - 1967 Guggenheim Fellow (spent at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)
  • 1963 - 1967 Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
  • 1962 - 1963 Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2007 Fellow, American Physical Society
  • 2006 Honorary doctorate (Dr. rer. nat. h. c.), Universität Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany
  • 2006 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Iowa State University
  • 1978 First Prize, “The Best-Lecturer Awards”, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
  • 1966 - 1967 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow

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

2010
Todea A M; Merca A; Bogge H; Glaser T; Pigga J M; Langston M L K; Liu T B; Prozorov R; Luban M; Schroder C; Casey W H; Muller A . 2010. Porous Capsules {(M)M-5}(12)Fe-30(III) (M = Mo-VI, W-VI): Sphere Surface Supramolecular Chemistry with 20 Ammonium Ions, Related Solution Properties, and Tuning of Magnetic Exchange Interactions. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 49:514-519. abstract
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Engelhardt L; Luban M . 2010. Simple models and powerful tools for seeking a comprehensive understanding of the magnetic properties of molecular magnets. Dalton Transactions. 39:4687-4692. abstract
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2009
Matsuo A; Kindo K; Nojiri H; Engelhardt L; Luban M; Brechin E K; Gass I A . 2009. High-field ground-state level crossing and magnetic susceptibility of an {Fe-8}-cubane cluster. Physical Review B. 80:092401. abstract
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Martin C; Engelhardt L; Baker M L; Timco G A; Tuna F; Winpenny R E P; Tregenna-Piggott P L W; Luban M; Prozorov R . 2009. Radio-frequency spectroscopy of the low-energy spectrum of the magnetic molecule Cr12Cu2. Physical Review B. 80:100407. abstract
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Rousochatzakis I; Lauchli A; Borsa F; Luban M . 2009. Theory of severe slowdown in the relaxation of rings and clusters with antiferromagnetic interactions. Physical Review B. 79:064421. abstract
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Engelhardt L; Martin C; Prozorov R; Luban M; Timco G A; Winpenny R E P . 2009. High-field magnetic properties of the magnetic molecule {Cr10Cu2}. Physical Review B. 79:014404. abstract
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2008
Schroder C; Prozorov R; Kogerler P; Vannette M D; Fang X K; Luban M; Matsuo A; Kindo K; Muller A; Todea A M . 2008. Multiple nearest-neighbor exchange model for the frustrated magnetic molecules {Mo72Fe30} and {Mo72Cr30}. Physical Review B. 77:224409. abstract
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Jang Z H; Suh B J; Corti M; Cattaneo L; Hajny D; Borsa F; Luban M . 2008. Broadband electron spin resonance at low frequency without resonance cavity (vol 79, artn no 046101, 2008). Review of Scientific Instruments. 79:079901. abstract
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Jang Z H; Suh B J; Corti M; Cattaneo L; Hajny D; Borsa F; Luban M . 2008. Broadband electron spin resonance at low frequency without resonant cavity. Review of Scientific Instruments. 79:046101. abstract
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2007
Engelhardt L; Gass I A; Milios C J; Brechin E K; Murrie M; Prozorov R; Vannette M; Luban M . 2007. Heisenberg model of an {Fe8}-cubane cluster. Physical Review B. 76:172406. abstract
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