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

2007
Kajiyoshi K; Kambe T; Mino M; Nojiri H; Kogerler P; Luban M . 2007. Direct estimation of zero-field energy gap in the nano-scale single molecular magnet V-15. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 310:1203-1205. abstract
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Cooper G J T; Newton G N; Kogerler P; Long D L; Engelhardt L; Luban M; Cronin L . 2007. Structural and compositional control in {M-12} cobalt and nickel coordination clusters detected magnetochemically and with cryospray mass spectrometry. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 46:1340-1344. abstract
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