Brian W Casas

Postdoctoral Associate

Condensed Matter Science, Condensed Matter / Experimental


Contact Information

Phone (850) 644-5921
Fax (850) 644-5921
Address 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr.
Tallahassee , FL 32310-3706
Building NHMFL FSU

Educational Background

  • B.S. Physics, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick (2013)
  • M.S. Condensed Matter Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa (2015)
  • Ph.D. Condensed Matter Physics, University of California, Irvine (2020)

Research Interests

Strongly Correlated Physics, Topological Matter, Low Dimensional Magnetism, Heavy Fermion Materials, Flux and CVT growth of single crystals.

Publications and Scientific Activities


    1. Evidence of a room-temperature quantum spin Hall edge state in a higher-order topological insulator Shumiya, N.; Hossain, M.S.; Yin, J.X.; Wang , Z.; Litskevich, M.; Yoon, C.; Li, Y.; Yang, Y.; Jiang, Y.X.; Cheng, G.; Lin, Y.C.; Zhang, Q.; Cheng, Z.J.; Cochran, T.A.; Multer, D.; Yang, X.P.; Casas, B.W.; Chang, T.R.; Neupert, T.; Yuan, Z.; Jia, S.; Lin, H.; Yao, N.; Balicas, L.; Zhang, F.; Yao, Y.; Hasan, M.Z. Nature Materials, 21, 1111 (2022)


    1. Paramagnetic Molecular Semiconductors Combining Anisotropic Magnetic Ions with TCNQ Radical Anions Ungor, O.; Burrows, M.; Liu, T.; Bodensteiner, M.; Adhikari, Y.; Hua, Z.; Casas, B.W.; Balicas, L.; Xiong, P.; Shatruk, M. Inorganic Chemistry, 60, 10502?10512 (2021) - Data Set
    2. Magnetism and Spin Dynamics in Room-Temperature van der Waals Magnet Fe5GeTe2 Alahmed, L.; Nepal, B.; Macy, J.J.; Zheng, W.; Casas, B.W.; Sapkota, A.; Jones, N.; Mazza, A.R.; Brahlek, M.; Jin, J.; Mahjouri-Samani, M.; Zhang, S.S.L.; Mewes, C.; Balicas, L.; Mewes, T.; Li, P. 2D Materials, 8, 045030 (2021)


    1. Observation of Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect and Exchange Interaction in Topological Insulator/Antiferromagnet Heterostructure Pan, L.; Grutter, A.; Zhang, P.; Che, X.; Nozaki, T.; Stern, A.; Street, M.; Zhang, B.; Casas, B.W.; He, Q.; Choi, E.; Disseler, S.M.; Gilbert, D.A.; Yin, G.; Shao, Q.; Deng, P.; Wu, Y.; Liu, X.; Kou, X.; Masashi, S.; Han, X.; Binek, C.; Chambers, S.; Xia, J.; Wang, K.L. Advanced Materials, 32, 34, 2001460 (2020)
    2. Probing the low-temperature limit of the quantum anomalous Hall effect Pan, L.; Liu, X.; He, Q.; Stern, A.; Yin, G.; Che, X.; Shao, Q.; Zhang, P.; Deng, P.; Yang, C.; Casas, B.W.; Choi, E.; Xia, J.; Kou, X.; Wang, K.L. Science Advances, 6, 25, eaaz3595 (2020)