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

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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Blomberg E C; Tanatar M A; Kreyssig A; Ni N; Thaler A; Hu R W; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Goldman A I; Prozorov R . 2011. In-plane anisotropy of electrical resistivity in strain-detwinned SrFe2As2. Physical Review B. 83:134505 . abstract
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Kim H; Tanatar M A; Song Y J; Kwon Y S; Prozorov R . 2011. Nodeless two-gap superconducting state in single crystals of the stoichiometric iron pnictide LiFeAs. Physical Review B. 83:100502. abstract
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Cho K; Kim H; Tanatar M A; Song Y J; Kwon Y S; Coniglio W A; Agosta C C; Gurevich A; Prozorov R . 2011. Anisotropic upper critical field and possible Fulde-Ferrel-Larkin-Ovchinnikov state in the stoichiometric pnictide superconductor LiFeAs. Physical Review B. 83:060502. abstract
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Kim H; Martin C; Tillman M E; Kim S K; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Tanatar M A; Prozorov R . 2010. London penetration depth in single crystals of F- and Co-doped RFeAsO (R = La, Nd) superconductors. Physica C-Superconductivity and Its Applications. 470:S363-S364. abstract
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Prozorov R; Tanatar M A; Shen B; Cheng P; Wen H H; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C . 2010. Anomalous Meissner effect in pnictide superconductors. Physical Review B. 82:180513. abstract
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