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

Ni N; Straszheim W E; Williams D J; Tanatar M A; Prozorov R; Bauer E D; Ronning F; Thompson J D; Cava R J . 2013. Transport and thermodynamic properties of (Ca1-xLax)(10)(Pt3As8)(Fe2As2)(5) superconductors. Physical Review B. 87:060507. abstract
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Barannik A; Cherpak N T; Tanatar M A; Vitusevich S; Skresanov V; Canfield P C; Prozorov R . 2013. Millimeter-wave surface impedance of optimally-doped Ba(Fe1-xCox)(2)As-2 single crystals. Physical Review B. 87:014506. abstract
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Lippman T M; Kalisky B; Kim H; Tanatar M A; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Prozorov R; Moler K A . 2012. Agreement between local and global measurements of the London penetration depth. Physica C-Superconductivity and Its Applications. 483:91-93. abstract
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Spyrison N; Tanatar M A; Cho K; Song Y; Dai P C; Zhang C L; Prozorov R . 2012. Environmental stability and anisotropic resistivity of Co-doped Na1-delta Fe1-xCoxAs. Physical Review B. 86:144528. abstract
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Kim H; Bud'ko S L; Tanatar M A; Avdashchenko D V; Matovnikov A V; Mitroshenkov N V; Novikov V V; Prozorov R . 2012. Magnetic Properties of RB66 (R = Gd, Tb, Ho, Er, and Lu). Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism. 25:2371-2375. abstract
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Hassinger E; Gredat G; Valade F; de Cotret S R; Juneau-Fecteau A; Reid J P; Kim H; Tanatar M A; Prozorov R; Shen B; Wen H H; Doiron-Leyraud N; Taillefer L . 2012. Pressure-induced Fermi-surface reconstruction in the iron-arsenide superconductor Ba1-xKxFe2As2: Evidence of a phase transition inside the antiferromagnetic phase. Physical Review B. 86:140502. abstract
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Zhao L L; Lausberg S; Kim H; Tanatar M A; Brando M; Prozorov R; Morosan E . 2012. Type-I superconductivity in YbSb2 single crystals. Physical Review B. 85:214526. abstract
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Reid J P; Juneau-Fecteau A; Gordon R T; de Cotret S R; Doiron-Leyraud N; Luo X G; Shakeripour H; Chang J; Tanatar M A; Kim H; Prozorov R; Saito T; Fukazawa H; Kohori Y; Kihou K; Lee C H; Iyo A; Eisaki H; Shen B; Wen H H; Taillefer L . 2012. From d-wave to s-wave pairing in the iron-pnictide superconductor (Ba, K)Fe2As2. Superconductor Science & Technology. 25:084013. abstract
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Cho K; Kim H; Tanatar M A; Prozorov R . 2012. Reply to "Comment on 'Precision global measurements of London penetration depth in FeTe0.58Se0.42'". Physical Review B. 86:066502. abstract
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Reid J P; Tanatar M A; Juneau-Fecteau A; Gordon R T; de Cotret S R; Doiron-Leyraud N; Saito T; Fukazawa H; Kohori Y; Kihou K; Lee C H; Iyo A; Eisaki H; Prozorov R; Taillefer L . 2012. Universal Heat Conduction in the Iron Arsenide Superconductor KFe2As2: Evidence of a d-Wave State. Physical Review Letters. 109:087001. abstract
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