Physics at Virginia

"Opportunities in Quantum Materials Research using Neutrons"

Clarina Dela Cruz , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
[Host: Despina Louca]

Quantum materials will arguably be the key materials to push forward the forefront energy relevant technologies of the future. Having two powerful neutron sources at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, enables us to be positioned strongly to use neutron scattering in unveiling the structure of, and dynamics in quantum systems that lead to fundamental understanding and control of quantum phenomena such as coherence, entanglement and novel emergent states. quantum critical phenomena among others, with a range of correlation strength in them. With the increasing progress in instrumentation, the instruments at ORNL are able to study systems in extreme environments of ultra-low temperatures, high magnetic field as well as high pressure. In this talk, I will give several examples of quantum materials problems where neutron scattering played a crucial role with some prospects for possible studies in molecular magnets in particular.

Condensed Matter Seminar
Thursday, April 12, 2018
11:00 AM
Physics Building, Room 313
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