Igor A. Zaliznyak

Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Department
Bldg. 734 ISB
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)
Upton, NY 11973-5000

Tel.: (631) 344 3761; Fax: (631) 344 2739

Email: zaliznyak@bnl.gov; igor@neutrons.phy.bnl.gov


M. S. in Physics (1988), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Ph. D. in Physics (1993), P. Kapitza Institute for Physical Problems, Moscow, Russia.

Thesis title: Experimental study of the magnetostatic and resonance properties of quasi-one-dimensional antiferromagnets.

Thesis supervisors: L. A. Prozorova and L.-P. Regnault


Physicist, 2004 - present; Associate Physicist, 2001 - 2004, Assistant Physicist, 1999 - 2001, Neutron Scattering Group, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973-5000

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 1996-1999, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Visiting researcher, 11/1995-01/1996; 08/1994-09/1995, Laboratoire de Magnetisme et Diffraction des Neutrons, SPSMS/DRFMC, CENGrenoble, France

Scientist, 1995 -1999; Junior Scientist, 1993 -1995, P. Kapitza Institute for Physical Problems, Moscow, Russia.

Visiting graduate researcher, 12/1991 - 06/1993, Laboratoire de Magnetisme et Diffraction des Neutrons, SPSMS/DRFMC, CEN-Grenoble, France

Professional Activities 

Member of the Steering Committee for the US-Japan Cooperative Research Program on Neutron Scattering
Principal Investigator and the Executive Committee Chair of the Hybrid Spectrometer Instrument Development Team
Past Chair of the Executive Committee of the SNS-HFIR User Group (SHUG)
Co-organizer, SNS-HFIR User Group meeting
Co-organizer, Workshop on Polarized Inelastic Neutron Scattering
Scientific Coordinator, International Workshop on Frustrated Magnetism
Member, Condensed Matter Physics Seminars Committee, BNL

Member, Solid State Future Planning Committee, BNL
Editorial Board member, International Journal Phase Transitions
Review panel member and/or proposal referee for the DOE, the National Science Foundation, the Research Corporation.
Referee for Nature, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, JETP, Journal of Statistical Mechanics, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Member, American Physical Society (APS), Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA)

Awards and Honors 

Presidential fellowship for outstanding young researcher, Moscow, Russia, 1993-1995. 
"Red" diploma of excellence, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, 1988.
Fellowship for outstanding undergraduate students, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, 1985-1988.

Recent Publications 

  1. J. M. Tranquada, G. Xu, Igor A. Zaliznyak, Superconductivity, Antiferromagnetism, and Neutron Scattering, J. Magn. Mag. Mater. 350, 148 (2014).

  2. G. Simutis, S. Gvasaliya, M. Mansson, A. L. Chernyshev, A. Mohan, S. Singh, C. Hess, A. T. Savici, A. I. Kolesnikov, A. Piovano, T. Perring, I. Zaliznyak, B. Büchner, A. Zheludev, Spin Pseudogap in Ni-Doped SrCuO2, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 067204 (2013). 

  3. I. A. Zaliznyak, Z. J. Xu, J. S. Wen, J. M. Tranquada, G. D. Gu, V. Solovyov, V. N. Glazkov, A. I. Zheludev, V. O. Garlea, M. B. Stone, Continuous magnetic and structural phase transitions in Fe1+yTe, Phys. Rev. B 85, 085105 (2012). 

  4. Q. Jie, R. Hu, E. Bozin, A. Llobet, I. Zaliznyak, C. Petrovic, Q. Li, Electronic thermoelectric power factor and metal-insulator transition in FeSb2, Phys. Rev. B 86, 115121 (2012). 

  5. I. A. Zaliznyak, Z. Xu, J. M. Tranquada, G. Gu, A. M. Tsvelik, M. B. Stone, Unconventional temperature enhanced magnetism in iron telluride, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 216403 (2011). 

  6. I. A. Zaliznyak, A. T. Savici, V. O. Garlea, Rongwei Hu, C. Petrovic, Absence of localized-spin magnetism in the narrow-gap semiconductor FeSb2, arXiv:0911.5699, Phys. Rev. B 83, 184414 (2011). 

  7. Liyuan Zhang, Yan Zhang, Jorge Camacho, Maxim Khodas, and Igor Zaliznyak, The experimental observation of quantum Hall effect of l=3 chiral quasiparticles in trilayer graphene, arXiv:1103.6023; doi:10.1038/nphys2104 Nature Physics 7, 953 (2011). 

  8. Liyuan Zhang, Yan Zhang, M. Khodas, T. Valla, and I. A. Zaliznyak, Metal to Insulator Transition on the N=0 Landau Level in Graphene, arXiv:1003.2738, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 046804 (2010). 

  9. M. Khodas, I. A. Zaliznyak and D. E. Kharzeev, Spin-polarized transport through a domain wall in magnetized graphene, arXiv:0904.1248, Phys. Rev. B 80, 125428 (2009).

  10. L. Zhang, J. Camacho, H. Cao, Y. P. Chen, M. Khodas, D. Kharzeev, A. Tsvelik, T. Valla, and I. A. Zaliznyak, Breakdown of the N=0 quantum Hall state in graphene: Two insulating regimes, arXiv:0904.1996 (2009), Phys. Rev. B 80, 241412 (2009). 

  11. A. C. Walters, T. G. Perring, J.-S. Caux, A. T. Savici, G. D. Gu, C.-C. Lee, W. Ku and I. A. Zaliznyak, Effect of covalent bonding on magnetism and the missing neutron intensity in copper oxide compounds, arXiv:0812.5007, Nature Physics 5, 867 (2009).

  12. N. Sakiyama, I. A. Zaliznyak, S. -H. Lee, Y. Mitsui, H. Yoshizawa, Short-range Charge and Spin Superstructures in Doped Layered Co Perovskites, arXiv:0808.0021, Phys. Rev. B 78, 109842(R) (2008). 

  13. N. Sakiyama, I. Zaliznyak, S.-H. Lee, Y. Mitsui, H. Yoshizawa, Spin and Charge Order in Single-Layer Perovskite Cobaltates, Journal of the Korean Physical Society 53, 995-998 (2008).

  14. I. A. Zaliznyak, Spin Structures and Spin Wave Excitations, in Handbook for Magnetism and Advanced Magnetic Materials, Ed. H. Kronmuller and S. Parkin, ISBN-13: 978-0470022177, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., UK (2007). 

  15. F. H. L. Essler, T. Kuzmenko and I. A. Zaliznyak, Luttinger liquid coupled to quantum spins: Flow equation approach to the Kondo necklace model, Phys. Rev. B 76, 115108 (2007). 

  16. M. B. Stone, I. A. Zaliznyak, T. Hong, C. L. Broholm, D. H. Reich, Quasiparticle breakdown in a quantum spin liquid, Nature, 440, 187 (2006).

  17. I. A. Zaliznyak, A glimpse of a Luttinger liquid, Nature Materials 4, 273 (2005).

  18. I. A. Zaliznyak and S.-H. Lee, Magnetic Neutron Scattering, in Modern Techniques for Characterizing Magnetic Materials, Ed. Y. Zhu, ISBN 14020-8007-7, Springer, Hidelberg, New York (2005).

  19. I. Zaliznyak, V. Ghosh, S. M. Shapiro, L. Passell, Polarized beam operation of the Hybrid Spectrometer at the pulsed Spallation Neutron Source, Physica B 356, 150-155 (2005).