Makariy Tanatar

Associate Scientist
A217 Zaffarano Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-4072
Fax 515-294-0689

Research Interests

  • Unconventional and exotic superconductors
  • Quantum critical phenomena
  • Electrical and thermal transport measurements at ultra-low temperatures (dilution refrigerator)

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Solid State Physics, Inst. of Semiconductors, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kyiv, Ukraine, 1981
  • M.S. Radio Physics and Electronics, (Diploma with Honors), Dnipropetrovsk State Univ., Ukraine, 1977

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2005 - 2006 Institute for Molecular Sciences Visiting Professorship
  • 2004 - 2005 University of Tokyo Visiting Professorship, Japan
  • 2001 Gakushuin University Visiting professorship, Japan
  • 1997 Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences Fellowship
  • 1996 - 1997 Visiting Professorship, Kyoto University Venture Business Laboratory
  • 1992 PI of International Science Foundation Grant

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

Reid J P; Tanatar M A; Daou R; Hu R W; Petrovic C; Taillefer L . 2014. Wiedemann-Franz law and nonvanishing temperature scale across the field-tuned quantum critical point of YbRh2Si2. Physical Review B. 89:045130. abstract
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Hu R; Mun E D; Ryan D H; Cho K; Kim H; Hodovanets H; Straszheim W E; Tanatar M A; Prozorov R; Rowan-Weetaluktuk W N; Cadogan J M; Altarawneh M M; Mielke C H; Zapf V S; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Wang N L; Hosono H; Dai P . 2013. Synthesis and Physical Properties of the New Potassium Iron Selenide Superconductor K0.80Fe1.76Se2. Iron-Based Superconductors: Materials, Properties, and Mechanisms. :. abstract
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Ji H W; Stokes R A; Alegria L D; Blomberg E C; Tanatar M A; Reijnders A; Schoop L M; Liang T; Prozorov R; Burch K S; Ong N P; Petta J R; Cava R J . 2013. A ferromagnetic insulating substrate for the epitaxial growth of topological insulators. Journal of Applied Physics. 114:114907. abstract
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Murphy J; Tanatar M A; Kim H; Kwok W; Welp U; Graf D; Brooks J S; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Prozorov R . 2013. Effect of heavy-ion irradiation on London penetration depth in overdoped Ba(Fe1-xCox)(2)As-2. Physical Review B. 88:054514. abstract
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Prozorov R; Cho K; Kim H; Tanatar M A . 2013. Dome - like variation of the superconducting gap anisotropy in Fe-based superconductors. 10th International Conference on Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity. 449:012020. abstract
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Kim H; Kogan V G; Cho K; Tanatar M A; Prozorov R . 2013. Rutgers relation for the analysis of superfluid density in superconductors. Physical Review B. 87:214518. abstract
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Anand V K; Kim H; Tanatar M A; Prozorov R; Johnston D C . 2013. Superconducting and normal-state properties of APd(2)As(2) (A = Ca, Sr, Ba) single crystals. Physical Review B. 87:224510. abstract
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Salovich N W; Kim H; Ghosh A K; Giannetta R W; Kwok W; Welp U; Shen B; Zhu S; Wen H H; Tanatar M A; Prozorov R . 2013. Effect of heavy-ion irradiation on superconductivity in Ba0.6K0.4Fe2As2. Physical Review B. 87:180502. abstract
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Blomberg E C; Tanatar M A; Fernandes R M; Mazin I I; Shen B; Wen H H; Johannes M D; Schmalian J; Prozorov R . 2013. Sign-reversal of the in-plane resistivity anisotropy in hole-doped iron pnictides. Nature Communications. 4:1914. abstract
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Murphy J; Strehlow C P; Cho K; Tanatar M A; Salovich N; Giannetta R W; Kobayashi T; Miyasaka S; Tajima S; Prozorov R . 2013. Nodal superconductivity in isovalently substituted SrFe2(As1-xPx)(2) pnictide superconductor at the optimal doping x=0.35. Physical Review B. 87:140505. abstract
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