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 . 2011. London penetration depth in iron-based superconductors. Reports on Progress in Physics. 74:124505. abstract
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Konczykowski M; van der Beek C J; Tanatar M A; Mosser V; Song Y J; Kwon Y S; Prozorov R . 2011. Anisotropy of the coherence length from critical currents in the stoichiometric superconductor LiFeAs. Physical Review B. 84:180514. abstract
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Cho K; Kim H; Tanatar M A; Hu J; Qian B; Mao Z Q; Prozorov R . 2011. Precision global measurements of London penetration depth in FeTe(0.58)Se(0.42). Physical Review B. 84:174502. abstract
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Bonalde I; Kim H; Prozorov R; Rojas C; Rogl P; Bauer E . 2011. Evidence for conventional superconducting behavior in noncentrosymmetric Mo(3)Al(2)C. Physical Review B. 84:134506. abstract
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Tanatar M A; Reid J P; de Cotret S R; Doiron-Leyraud N; Laliberte F; Hassinger E; Chang J; Kim H; Cho K; Song Y J; Kwon Y S; Prozorov R; Taillefer L . 2011. Isotropic three-dimensional gap in the iron arsenide superconductor LiFeAs from directional heat transport measurements. Physical Review B. 84:054507. abstract
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Prommapan P; Tanatar M A; Lee B; Khim S; Kim K H; Prozorov R . 2011. Magnetic-field-dependent pinning potential in LiFeAs superconductor from its Campbell penetration depth. Physical Review B. 84:060509. abstract
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Barannik A A; Cherpak N T; Ni N; Tanatar M A; Vitusevich S A; Skresanov V N; Canfield P C; Prozorov R; Glamazdin V V; Torokhtii K I . 2011. Millimeter-wave study of London penetration depth temperature dependence in Ba(Fe(0.926)Co(0.074))(2)As(2) single crystal. Low Temperature Physics. 37:725-728. abstract
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Tanatar M A; Ni N; Thaler A; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Prozorov R . 2011. Systematics of the temperature-dependent interplane resistivity in Ba(Fe(1)xM(x))(2)As(2) (M = Co, Rh, Ni, and Pd). Physical Review B. 84:014519. abstract
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Hu R; Cho K; Kim H; Hodovanets H; Straszheim W E; Tanatar M A; Prozorov R; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C . 2011. Anisotropic magnetism, resistivity, London penetration depth and magneto-optical imaging of superconducting K0.80Fe1.76Se2 single crystals. Superconductor Science & Technology. 24:065006. abstract
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McRobbie A; Sarwar A R; Yeninas S; Nowell H; Baker M L; Allan D; Luban M; Muryn C A; Pritchard R G; Prozorov R; Timco G A; Tuna F; Whitehead G F S; Winpenny R E P . 2011. Chromium chains as polydentate fluoride ligands for lanthanides. Chemical Communications. 47:6251-6253. abstract
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