Arkady Shehter

Research Faculty I

Condensed Matter Science, DC Field CMS


Contact Information

Phone (951) 742-1668
Fax (850) 644-0534
Address 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr.
Tallahassee , FL 32310-3706
Building NHMFL FSU

Educational Background

  • PhD (2006). Theoretical Condensed Matter. Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Research Interests

Transport and thermodynamic phenomena in correlated metals. Experimental probes of metallic quantum criticality. Quantum criticality in High-temperature superconductors.

Professional Experience

  • 2014 2016: Visiting Research Faculty, NHMFL, Tallahassee, FL
  • 2011 2014: Postdoctoral Scholar, Pulsed Field Facility-NHMFL, Los Alamos, NM
  • 2009 2011: Dirac fellow, NHMFL, Tallahassee, FL
  • 2006 2009: Postdoctoral Scholar, UC Riverside, CA

Publications and Scientific Activities


    1. Quantum limit transport and destruction of the Weyl nodes in TaAs Ramshaw, B.J.; Modic, K.A.; Shehter, A.; Zhang, Y.; Kim, E.A.; Moll, P.J.W.; Bachman, M.; Chan, M.K.; Betts, J.; Balakirev, F.; Migliori, A.; Ghimire, N.J.; Bauer, E.D.; Ronning, F.; McDonald, R.D. Nature Comm., 9, 2217 (2018)
    2. Resonant torsion magnetometry in anisotropic quantum materials. 
 Modic, K.; Bachman, M.; Ramshaw, B.; Arnold, F.; Shirer, K.; Estry, A.; Betts, J.; Ghimire, J.; Bauer, E.; Schmidt, M.; Baenitz, M.; Svaidze, M.; Mcdonald, R.; Shehter, A.; Moll, P. Nature Comm., 9, 3975 (2018)
    3. Scale-invariant magnetoresistance in a cuprate superconductor
 Giraldo Gallo, P.; Galvis, J.; Stegen, Z.; Modic, K.; Balakirev, F.; Betts, J.; Lian, X.; Moir, C.; Riggs, S.; Wu, J.; Bolliger, A.; He, X.; Bozovic, I.; Ramshaw, B.; Mcdonald, R.; Boebinger, G.; Shehter, A. Science, 361, 479 (2018)
    4. Scale-invariant transport in cuprate superconductors Shehter, A. ICM2018 July 15-20 (2018)


    1. Thermodynamic constraints on the amplitude of quantum oscillations Shehter, A.; Modic, K.A.; McDonald, R.D. and Ramshaw B.J. Phys. Rev. B Rapid Commun., 95, 121106 (2017)
    2. Magnetic Field Tuning of an Excitonic Insulator Between the Weak and Strong Coupling Regimes in Quantum Limit Graphite Zhu, Z.; McDonald, R.D.; Shehter, A.; Ramshaw, B.J.; Modic, K.A.; Balakirev, F.F. and Harrison, N. Scientific Report, 7, 1733 (2017)
    3. Correlated electron state in CeCu2Si2 controlled through Si to P substitution. Lai, Y. ; Saunders, S.M.; Graf, D.; Gallagher, A.; K.-Chen, W.; Kametani, F.; Besara, T.; Siegrist, T.; Shehter, A. and Baumbach, R.E. Phys. Rev. Materials, 1, 034801 (2017)
    4. Robust spin correlations at high magnetic fields in the honeycomb iridates, Modic, K.A.; Ramshaw, B.J.; Breznay, N.P.; Analytis, J.G.; Betts, J.B.; McDonald, R.D. and Shehter, A. Nature Comm., 8, 180 (2017)
    5. Scale-invariant transport behavior in cuprates Shehter, A. workshop: "Quantum criticality in metallic systems" Aspen Center of Physics, Aspen CO Aug 20 -- Sep 3 (2017)
    6. Quantum critical transport behavior in cuprates Shehter, A. Aspen summer workshop Aspen Center of Physics, Aspen CO Aug 20 -- Sep 3 (2017)


    1. Unfolding the physics of URu2Si2 through silicon to phosphorous substitution Gallagher, A.; Chen, K.-W.; Moir, C.; Cary, S.K.; Kametani, F.; Kikugawa, N.; Graf, D.; Albrecht-Schmitt, T.E.; Riggs, S.C.; Shehter, A. and Baumbach, R.E. Nature Comm., 7, 10712 (2016)
    2. Temperature-pressure phase diagram of the cubic Laves phase Au2Pb Chen, K.W.; Graf, D.; Besara, T.; Gallagher, A.; Kikugawa, N.; Balicas, L.; Siegrist, T.; Shehter, A. and Baumbach, R.E. Phys. Rev. B, 93, 045118 (2016)


    1. Avoided Valence Transition in a Plutonium Superconductor Ramshaw, B.J.; Shehter, A.; McDonald, R.D.; Betts, J.B.; Mitchell, J.N.; Tobash, P.H.; Mielke, C.H.; Bauer, E.D.; Migliori, A. P. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 112, 3285 (2015)
    2. Nodal bilayer-splitting controlled by spin-orbit interactions in underdoped high-Tc cuprates Harrison, N.; Ramshaw, B.J.; Shehter, A. Scientific Report, 5, 10914 (2015)


    1. Realization of a three-dimensional spin–anisotropic harmonic honeycomb iridate Modic, K.A.; Smidt, T.E.; Kimchi, I.; Breznay, I.P.; Biffin, A.; Choi, S.; Johnson, R.D.; Coldea, R.; Watkins-Curry, P.; McCandless, G.T.; Chan, J.Y.; Gandara, F.; Islam, Z.; Vishwanath, A.; Shehter, A.; McDonald, R.D. and Analytis, J.G. Nature Comm., 5, 4203 (2014)
    2. Quantum critical point in cuprates Shehter, A. Aspen Winter conference: "Unconventional Order in Strongly Correlated Electron Systems" Aspen, CO January (2014)


    1. Bounding the pseudogap with a line of phase transitions in YBa2Cu3O6+δ Shehter, A.; Ramshaw, B.J.; Liang, R.; Hardy, W.N.; Bonn, D.A.; Balakirev, F.F.; McDonald, R.D.; Betts, J.B.; Riggs, S.C.; Migliori, A. Nature, 498, 75-77 (2013)


    1. Magneto-resistance up to 60 Tesla in topological insulator Bi2Te3 thin films. Zhang, S.X.; McDonald, R.D.; Shehter, A.; Bi, Z.X.; Li, Y.; Jia, Q.X.; Picraux, S.T. Appl. Phys. Lett., 101, 202403 (2012)


    1. Vortex viscosity in magnetic superconductors due to radiation of spin waves. Shehter, A. ; Bulaevskii, L. N. ; Batista, C. D. ; Phys. Rev. Lett., 106, 037001 (2010)