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

Cho K; Tanatar M A; Spyrison N; Kim H; Song Y; Dai P C; Zhang C L; Prozorov R . 2012. Doping-dependent anisotropic superconducting gap in Na1-delta(Fe1-xCox)As from London penetration depth. Physical Review B. 86:020508. abstract
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Moon S J; Schafgans A A; Kasahara S; Shibauchi T; Terashima T; Matsuda Y; Tanatar M A; Prozorov R; Thaler A; Canfield P C; Sefat A S; Mandrus D; Basov D N . 2012. Infrared Measurement of the Pseudogap of P-Doped and Co-Doped High-Temperature BaFe2As2 Superconductors. Physical Review Letters. 109:027006. abstract
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Konczykowski M; van der Beek C J; Tanatar M A; Luo H Q; Wang Z S; Shen B; Wen H H; Prozorov R . 2012. Vortex creep and critical current densities in superconducting (Ba,K)Fe2As2 single crystals. Physical Review B. 86:024515. abstract
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Hashimoto K; Cho K; Shibauchi T; Kasahara S; Mizukami Y; Katsumata R; Tsuruhara Y; Terashima T; Ikeda H; Tanatar M A; Kitano H; Salovich N; Giannetta R W; Walmsley P; Carrington A; Prozorov R; Matsuda Y . 2012. A Sharp Peak of the Zero-Temperature Penetration Depth at Optimal Composition in BaFe2(As1-xPx)(2). Science. 336:1554-1557. abstract
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Blomberg E C; Kreyssig A; Tanatar M A; Fernandes R M; Kim M G; Thaler A; Schmalian J; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Goldman A I; Prozorov R . 2012. Effect of tensile stress on the in-plane resistivity anisotropy in BaFe2As2. Physical Review B. 85:144509. abstract
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Ofer O; Baglo J C; Hossain M D; Kiefl R F; Hardy W N; Thaler A; Kim H; Tanatar M A; Canfield P C; Prozorov R; Luke G M; Morenzoni E; Saadaoui H; Suter A; Prokscha T; Wojek B M; Salman Z . 2012. Absolute value and temperature dependence of the magnetic penetration depth in Ba(Co0.074Fe0.926)(2)As-2. Physical Review B. 85:060506. abstract
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Cho K; Tanatar M A; Kim H; Straszheim W E; Ni N; Cava R J; Prozorov R . 2012. Doping-dependent superconducting gap anisotropy in the two-dimensional pnictide Ca(10)(Pt(3)As(8)) (Fe(1-x)Pt(x))(2)As(2) (5). Physical Review B. 85:020504. abstract
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Tanatar M A; Spyrison N; Cho K; Blomberg E C; Tan G T; Dai P C; Zhang C L; Prozorov R . 2012. Evolution of normal and superconducting properties of single crystals of Na(1-delta)FeAs upon interaction with environment. Physical Review B. 85:014510. 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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