Neutron Scattering Group - Recent News

Stony Brook University Graduate Student and Neutron Scattering Group Member, Jinsheng Wen, Wins Award from Chinese Government for Energy Research

Guangyong Xu is one of eight BNL Scientists granted tenure.

Jinsheng Wen gives talk "Neutron Scattering Studies on the Interplay between Magnetism and Superconductivity in High-Temperature Superconductors" to Stony Brook University's Provost's Graduate Student Lecture Series at the Charles B. Wang Center.

An Interview with John and Igor during an experiment at the SNS about the new Superconducting Iron Compounds.

Puzzled, Igor Zaliznyak and collaborators solve decade old discrepancies surrounding high-Tc copper oxide ceramics superconductors

Magnetic Measurements Question Assumptions About High-Tc Superconductors

John Tranquada shares 2009 Heike Kamerlingh Onnes Prize for Superconductivity Experiments Sponsored by Elsevier

Disappearing Superconductivity Reappears -- in 2-D 'Striped' material offers more clues to high-temperature superconductivity or read the APS Synopsis, online, in Physics, J. M. Tranquada, et al.

Guangyong Xu's PRB Kaleidoscope Images and article Showing Diffuse Scattering from KLT.

Guangyong Xu gives the 438th Brookhaven Lecture titled:
"Polar Nanoregions and Relaxors: How Nanoscale Disorder Leads to Enormous Electromechanical Response See a video of the lecture (Viewed with Realplayer only)

Possible Mechanism for Enormous Electromechanical Response.
Could lead to industrial applications including improved sensors, actuators, transducers.
Read details of Guangyong Xu's New Release.Genda Gu and students Jinsheng Wen and Zhijun Xu contribute to scanning-tunneling spectroscopy study of cuprate superconductors at Princeton, read their press release and Brookhaven's.

A retired BNL employee and distinguished member of the Neutron Scattering Group, Larry Passell, and two long term  collaborators, Robert Birgeneau and Sunil Sinha, were recently honored by being selected as fellows of the Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA), details here (PDF).

Two Group Members honored with a 2007 BNL Employee Award, Eileen Levine, Spotlight Award, and William Leonhardt, Engineering Award,
details and photos here.

"Hidden Order Found in a Quantum Spin Liquid" by G. Xu et al.; read about it in Science Magazine: Abstract, Full Text (PDF).

PRB Kaleidoscope Images and Article on High-Energy Magnetic Excitations from Dynamic Stripes in LBCO, G. Xu. . 

"Neutron and X-ray Scattering at the Frontiers and Gen Shirane" Special Topics of JPSJ, Nov. 2006

John Tranquada elected Fellow of the AAAS
details here

John Tranquada
awarded the 2006 Sustained Research Prize of the Neutron Scattering Society of America  details here

John Tranquada and Genda Gu find More Evidence for "Stripes" in High-Temperature Superconductors. Supports earlier controversial finding, may help explain superconducting mechanism - read further in Laboratory News or in Nature (2006) or cond-mat/0512063

"Ferroelectric' Material Reveals Unexpected Behavior" - read
Brookhaven Bulletin article on Guangyong Xu's work or Nature Materials (2006)

"Quasiparticle Behavior In Bose Quantum Liquids - Discovering the failure point of certain quasiparticles may help to understand unusual behavior of many useful materials"
read Brookhaven Bulletin article on Igor Zaliznyak's work here or Nature (2006)
or cond-mat/0511266

Gen Shirane: Accomplishments and Reminiscences

"Quantum magnetic excitations from stripes in copper oxide superconductors," Tranquada et al.,  Nature (2004)  or cond-mat/0401621

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