Ruslan Prozorov

Faculty Scientist, Ames Laboratory and Professor, Iowa State University
A119 Zaffarano Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-9901
Fax 515-294-7249

Research Interests

  • Low-temperature condensed matter physics
  • Strongly correlated electronic systems
  • Unconventional superconductivity and magnetism
  • Pattern formation
  • Biological and bio-inspired magnetism
  • Nano- and Meso- scale science

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Physics, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 1998
  • M.S. Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics, Chernogolovka, Russia, 1992

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2013 - present: Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University
  • 2005 - present: Faculty Scientist, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University
  • 2009 - 2013: Associate Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University
  • 2005 - 2009: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University
  • 2001 - 2005: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of South Carolina
  • 1998 - 2001: Postdoctoral Researcher (superconductivity), Loomis Laboratory of Physics, University of Illinois

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2013 Iowa State University Mid-career Achievement in Research Award
  • 2011 American Physical Society Fellow
  • 2011 Outstanding Referee for American Physical Society Journals
  • 2008 Outstanding Mentor Award, Ames Laboratory
  • 2006 Sloan Research Fellowship
  • 2005 NSF-CAREER award

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

Prozorov R; Kogan V G; Vannette M D; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C . 2007. Radio-frequency magnetic response of vortex lattices undergoing structural transformations in superconducting borocarbide crystals. Physical Review B. 76:094520. abstract
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Prozorov T; Palo P; Wang L; Nilsen-Hamilton M; Jones D; Orr D; Mallapragada S K; Narasimhan B; Canfield P C; Prozorov R . 2007. Cobalt ferrite nanocrystals: Out-performing magnetotactic bacteria. Acs Nano. 1:228-233. abstract
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Zuev Y L; Kuznetsova V A; Prozorov R; Vannette M D; Lobanov M V; Christen D K; Thompson J R . 2007. Evidence for s-wave superconductivity in noncentrosymmetric Re3W from magnetic penetration depth measurements. Physical Review B. 76:132508. abstract
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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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Prozorov R . 2007. Equilibrium topology of the intermediate state in type-I superconductors of different shapes. Physical Review Letters. 98:257001. abstract
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Ricci M C; Xu H; Prozorov R; Zhuravel A P; Ustinov A V; Anlage S M . 2007. Tunability of superconducting metamaterials. Ieee Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 17:918-921. abstract
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Prozorov R; Vannette M D; Samolyuk G D; Law S A; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C . 2007. Contactless measurements of Shubnikov-de Haas oscillations in the magnetically ordered state of CeAgSb2 and SmAgSb2 single crystals. Physical Review B. 75:014413. abstract
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Fletcher J D; Carrington A; Diener P; Rodiere P; Brison J P; Prozorov R; Olheiser T; Giannetta R W . 2007. Penetration depth study of superconducting gap structure of 2H-NbSe2. Physical Review Letters. 98:057003. abstract
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Singh Y; Niazi A; Vannette M D; Prozorov R; Johnston D C . 2007. Superconducting and normal-state properties of the layered boride OsB2. Physical Review B. 76:214510. abstract
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Dobrynin A N; Prozorov R . 2007. Characteristic temperatures of exchange biased systems. Journal of Applied Physics. 102:043902. abstract
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