Vivien Zapf

Staff Member

LANL, Pulsed Field Facility


Contact Information

Phone (505) 667-1716
Address MS E536, TA 35, Bldg. 127, Room A116
Los Alamos , NM 87545-
Building Pulsed Field Facility

Educational Background

  • Director's-funded post-doc, Los Alamos National Lab 2004-2006
  • Post-doctoral fellow, California Institute of Technology 2003-2004
  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2003
  • Advisor: Prof. Brian Maple, Experimental Condensed Matter Science
  • M.S. in Physics, University of California at San Diego, 2000
  • B.S. in Physics with Computer Science, summa cum laude, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, 1997

Research Interests

  • Multiferroics and magnetoelectrics
  • Quantum Magnetism
  • Quantum Information
  • (Below publication list is not complete!)

Professional Experience

  • Scientist, NHMFL Pulsed FIeld Facility, Los Alamos National Lab 2006-present
  • Science team leader, NHMFL Pulsed FIeld Facility, Los Alamos National Lab

Awards, Honors, and Service

  • Subject area lead, Quantum Spin Liquids, "Quantum Science Center" Department of Energy Quantum information Sciences center (2020)
  • American Physical Society Outstanding Referee (2019)
  • Chair line, American Physical Society Division of Material Physics (2019)
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society (2018)
  • Thrust leader, "Molecular Magnetic Quantum Materials" Energy Frontier Research Center (2018)
  • Distinguished Performance Award, Los Alamos National Lab (2012)
  • 2010 Lee-Osheroff-Richardson Prize (2010)
  • Director's Funded Post-doctoral Fellowship, LANL (2004)
  • Millikan Post-doctoral Prize Fellowship, Caltech (2003)

Publications and Scientific Activities

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