New PhD Thesis
Nov 21, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. W. Lucas Nelson for successfully defending his PhD thesis entitled "Investigations of the f-electron state in noel crystalline environments".
New PhD Thesis
July 16, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Greta Chappell for successfully defending her PhD thesis entitled "Exploring the hidden order magnetic phase in URu2Si2 using electronic tuning via chemical substitution and applied pressure".
New low temperature thermoelectric heavy fermion materials YbTm2Zn20 (Tm = Co, Rh, Ir) discovered by Wei et al.
May 31, 2019
Kaya Wei, Jennifer N. Neu, You Lai, Kuan-Wen Chen, Dean Hobbis, George S. Nolas, David E. Graf, Theo Siegrist and R. E. Baumbach, "Enhanced thermoelectric performance of heavy-fermion compounds YbTM2Zn20 (TM = Co, Rh, Ir) at low temperatures" Science Advances 5, eaaw6183 (2019)
Lai completes dissertation
Mar 28, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. You Lai for completing her PhD dissertation, “Tuning intertwined energy scales in f-electron systems by chemical substitution”!
From left to right: Pedro Schlottmann, Peng Xiong, You Lai, Ryan Baumbach, David Graf, Mark Riley, and Mykhailo Shatruk.
Research Experience for Teachers (RET) 2017
July 21, 2017
Teachers Karolyn Burns (Tallahassee School of Math and Science) and Seneca Joseph (Westgate High School) completed their Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) summer project at the National MagLab. Entitled "Synthesis and Properties of Borax Crystals and Intermetallic Alloys” the project was supervised by Ryan Baumbach.
Recent publication from Baumbach group
July 21, 2017
Possible devil's staircase in the Kondo lattice CeSbSe, K.-W. Chen, et al., Phys. Rev. B, 96, 014421 (2017) Read online
Gallagher completes dissertation
June 5, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Gallagher for completing his PhD dissertation, “Electronic tuning in the hidden order compound URu2Si2 through Si -> P substitution”!
From left to right: You Lai, Shengzhi Zhang, William “Lucas” Nelson, Andrew Gallagher, Ryan Baumbach, Kevin Huang (postdoc), and Kuan-Wen Chen.
Baumbach group does outreach at MagLab event
October 26, 2016
Graduate student You Lai and Ryan Baumbach participated in the MagLab Freeze and Fright Night on October 25, 2016. Thanks to Kristin Roberts, Carlos Villa and everyone else for inviting us to participate in this awesome public outreach event!
Tapping into the topological promise
October 7, 2016
At the National MagLab, scientists have been experimenting for years on materials first dreamed up by the newest physics Nobel laureates decades ago. Read more
MagLab chemist explores outer regions of periodic table
Aug 25, 2016
Probing the cryptic last row of the periodic table, MagLab scientists uncover secrets of the highly radioactive element berkelium. Read more
MagLab scientists study solutions to nuclear waste problem
July 19, 2016
With a new $10 million federal grant, an interdisciplinary group of researchers will explore the mysteries of the world’s most radioactive elements. Read more
Seeing the future through crystals
July 13, 2016
Deep in their beautiful lattices, crystals hold secrets about the future of technology and science. Ryan Baumbach aims to find them. Read more
New research offers exciting answers to a physics mystery
Feb 20, 2016
Team opens new path for understanding hidden order. Read more
New research opens a new path for understanding hidden order by Gallagher et al.
Feb 19, 2016
A. Gallagher, K. -W. Chen, C. M. Moir, S. K. Cary, F. Kametani, N. Kikugawa, D. Graf, T. E. Albrecht-Schmitt, S. C. Riggs, A. Shekhter and R. E. Baumbach, "Unfolding the physics of URu2Si2 through silicon to phosphorus substitution" Nature Communications 7, 10712 (2016)
Chen et al. discover rich temperature-pressure phase transitions in topological nontrivial superconductor Au2Pb
Jan 19, 2016
K. -W. Chen, D. Graf, T. Besara, A. Gallagher, N. Kikugawa, L. Balicas, T. Siegrist, A. Shekhter, and R. E. Baumbach, "Temperature-pressure phase diagram of cubic Laves phase Au2Pb" Phys. Rev. B 93, 045118 (2016)
Bernier presents research at symposium
April 22, 2015
Physics student and group research assistant Jacob Bernier presented original research studying the influence of chemical substitution in the ferromagnetic Mott insulator Sr2-xLaxIrO4 at the Florida State University (UROP) Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Symposium. Download poster.