Yongbin Lee

Assistant Scientist III
112 Wilhelm Hall
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-9636
Email yblee@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

My research is focused on the theoretical investigation of electronic and magnetic properties of complex novel materials (mostly, but not limited, rare-earth compounds) through first principles methods.

  • X-ray magnetic circular dichroism & X-ray magnetic resonant scattering
  • Iron-Arsenic based superconductivity
  • Structure and magnetic phase transition
  • Shape memory and martensitic phase transition
  • Hard materials and elastic properties

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Physics, Iowa State University, 2004
  • M.S. Physics, Korea University, Korea, 1992
  • B.S. Physics, Korea University, Korea, 1989

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2008 - present Assistant Scientist, Ames Laboratory, US DOE, Iowa State University
  • 2004 - 2008 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ames Laboratory, US DOE, Iowa State University

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

Lee Y J . 2009. Probability-Based Shotgun Cross-Linking Sites Analysis. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry. 20:1896-1899. abstract
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Hahn S E; Lee Y; Ni N; Canfield P C; Goldman A I; McQueeney R J; Harmon B N; Alatas A; Leu B M; Alp E E; Chung D Y; Todorov I S; Kanatzidis M G . 2009. Influence of magnetism on phonons in CaFe2As2 as seen via inelastic x-ray scattering. Physical Review B. 79:220511. abstract
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Singh Y; Lee Y; Harmon B N; Johnston D C . 2009. Unusual magnetic, thermal, and transport behavior of single-crystalline EuRh2As2. Physical Review B. 79:220401. abstract
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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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Goldman A I; Harmon B N; Lee Y B; Kreyssig A . 2009. Comment on "Dipolar Excitations at the L-III X-Ray Absorption Edges of the Heavy Rare-Earth Metals". Physical Review Letters. 102:129701. abstract
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Nandi S; Kreyssig A; Lee Y; Singh Y; Kim J W; Johnston D C; Harmon B N; Goldman A I . 2009. Magnetic ordering in EuRh2As2 studied by x-ray resonant magnetic scattering. Physical Review B. 79:100407. abstract
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Sknepnek R; Samolyuk G; Lee Y B; Schmalian J . 2009. Anisotropy of the pairing gap of FeAs-based superconductors induced by spin fluctuations. Physical Review B. 79:054511. abstract
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Goldman A I; Kreyssig A; Prokes K; Pratt D K; Argyriou D N; Lynn J W; Nandi S; Kimber S A J; Chen Y; Lee Y B; Samolyuk G; Leao J B; Poulton S J; Bud'ko S L; Ni N; Canfield P C; Harmon B N; McQueeney R J . 2009. Lattice collapse and quenching of magnetism in CaFe2As2 under pressure: A single-crystal neutron and x-ray diffraction investigation. Physical Review B. 79:024513. abstract
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Singh Y; Lee Y; Nandi S; Kreyssig A; Ellern A; Das S; Nath R; Harmon B N; Goldman A I; Johnston D C . 2008. Single-crystal growth and physical properties of the layered arsenide BaRh2As2. Physical Review B. 78:104512. abstract
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Hu R W; Thomas K J; Lee Y; Vogt T; Choi E S; Mitrovic V F; Hermann R P; Grandjean F; Canfield P C; Kim J W; Goldman A I; Petrovic C . 2008. Colossal positive magnetoresistance in a doped nearly magnetic semiconductor. Physical Review B. 77:085212. abstract
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