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

Liu C; Kondo T; Palczewski A D; Samolyuk G D; Lee Y; Tillman M E; Ni N; Mun E D; Gordon R; Santander-Syro A F; Bud'ko S L; McChesney J L; Rotenberg E; Fedorov A V; Valla T; Copie O; Tanatar M A; Martin C; Harmo . 2009. Electronic properties of iron arsenic high temperature superconductors revealed by angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES). Physica C-Superconductivity and Its Applications. 469:491-497. abstract
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Tanatar M A; Ni N; Samolyuk G D; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Prozorov R . 2009. Resistivity anisotropy of AFe(2)As(2) (A=Ca, Sr, Ba): Direct versus Montgomery technique measurements. Physical Review B. 79:134528. abstract
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Gordon R T; Ni N; Martin C; Tanatar M A; Vannette M D; Kim H; Samolyuk G D; Schmalian J; Nandi S; Kreyssig A; Goldman A I; Yan J Q; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Prozorov R . 2009. Unconventional London Penetration Depth in Single-Crystal Ba(Fe0.93Co0.07)(2)As-2 Superconductors. Physical Review Letters. 102:127004. abstract
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Tanatar M A; Ni N; Martin C; Gordon R T; Kim H; Kogan V G; Samolyuk G D; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Prozorov R . 2009. Anisotropy of the iron pnictide superconductor Ba(Fe1-xCox)(2)As-2 (x=0.074, T-c=23 K). Physical Review B. 79:094507. abstract
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Gordon R T; Martin C; Kim H; Ni N; Tanatar M A; Schmalian J; Mazin I I; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C; Prozorov R . 2009. London penetration depth in single crystals of Ba(Fe1-xCox)(2)As-2 spanning underdoped to overdoped compositions. Physical Review B. 79:100506. abstract
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Prozorov R; Ni N; Tanatar M A; Kogan V G; Gordon R T; Martin C; Blomberg E C; Prommapan P; Yan J Q; Bud'ko S L; Canfield P C . 2008. Vortex phase diagram of Ba(Fe0.93Co0.07)(2)As-2 single crystals. Physical Review B. 78:224506. abstract
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Kondo T; Santander-Syro A F; Copie O; Liu C; Tillman M E; Mun E D; Schmalian J; Bud'ko S L; Tanatar M A; Canfield P C; Kaminski A . 2008. Momentum dependence of the superconducting gap in NdFeAsO0.9F0.1 single crystals measured by angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy. Physical Review Letters. 101:147003. abstract
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