Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science
Department Phone: (631) 344-7547
Fax: (631) 344-2918
B.A., cum laude, in Physics, Pomona College, 1977
Ph.D. in Physics, University of Washington, 1983
1983-1986: Postdoctoral Research Associate, North Carolina
State University and BNL
1986-1988: Assistant Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
1988-1990: Associate Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
1990-2000: Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory (with
tenure since 1992)
1998-present: Leader of Neutron Scattering Group, Brookhaven National
2000-present: Senior Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
American Physical Society, Fellow (1997)
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow (2006)
Neutron Scattering Society of America, Fellow (2007)
Member of the Steering Committee for the US-Japan Cooperative Research
Program on Neutron Scattering, 1999-
BESAC Subpanel on Neutron Scattering, 2000
BESAC Subpanel Review of IPNS and MLNSC, 2000
DOE Peer Reviewer of IPNS (2002), MLNSC (2002, 2006), HFIR (2006); Committee
of Visitors (2007);
Ames Lab CMP program (2007)
SNS-HFIR User Group (SHUG) Executive committee, 2000-2003 Vice-Chair, 2001;
Divisional Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters, 2001-2007
Lehman Review Committee for the Spallation Neutron Source, 2001-2006
Program Advisory Committee for NCNR (NIST), 2001-2007
Neutron Scattering Science Advisory Committee, ORNL, 2006-2009
Scientific Council for SPSMS, CEA/Grenoble, May 2005
Review committee for Beam Line 35 (Inelastic X-ray Scattering), SPring-8,
Program and advisory committees for several international conferences
Executive Committee of the Division of Materials Physics of the APS,
Honors and Awards:
DOE Award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in Solid State Physics,
BNL R&D Award, 1997
Sustained Research Prize of the Neutron Scattering Society of America, 2006
D. Reznik, L. Pintschovius, M. Ito, S. Iikubo, M. Sato, H. Goka, M. Fujita,
K. Yamada, G. D. Gu, and J. M. Tranquada, ``Electron-phonon coupling
reflecting dynamic charge inhomogeneity in copper-oxide superconductors,''
Nature 440, 1170 (2006).
C. C. Homes, S. V. Dordevic, G. D. Gu, Q. Li, T. Valla, and J. M. Tranquada,
``Charge order, metallic behavior and superconductivity in La2-xBaxCuO4
with x=1/8,'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 257002 (2006).
S. Wakimoto, K. Yamada, J. M. Tranquada, C. D. Frost, R. J. Birgeneau, and
H. Zhang, ``Disappearance of high-energy spin excitations in overdoped La2-xSrxCuO4,''
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 247003 (2007).
G. Xu, J. M. Tranquada, T. G. Perring, G. D. Gu, M. Fujita, and K. Yamada,
``High-energy magnetic excitations from dynamic stripes in La1.875Ba0.125CuO4,''
Phys. Rev. B 76, 014508 (2007).
Q. Li, M. Hücker, G. D. Gu, A. M. Tsvelik, and J. M. Tranquada,
"Two-Dimensional Superconducting Fluctuations in Stripe-Ordered La1.875Ba0.125CuO4,"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 067001 (2007).