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Danielle wins oral presentation award at APS Four Corners Section meeting

Danielle wins award for outstanding student presentation at APS 4CS meeting.

Gavin and Danielle attend a Polarized Neutrons Workshop

Gavin and Danielle attended a polarized neutron spectroscopy workshop hosted by Oak Ridge National Lab.

Gavin wins poster prize at FRAMS 2019

Gavin wins best poster award at the 5th Front Range Advanced Magnetics Symposium. Photo credit: Ron Goldfarb

Gavin wins best poster award at the 5th Front Range Advanced Magnetics Symposium. Photo credit: Ron Goldfarb

Ross Lab presents at FRAMS 2019

Ross lab attended FRAMS 2019 where Kate gave an invited talk.

Colin and Steffen at NHMFL

Colin and Steffen went to the NHMFL in Tallahassee, FL to run an experiment on the 30T magnet.

Gavin Hester wins Best Presentation award

Gavin’s talk, titled “A Novel Strongly Spin-Orbit Coupled Quantum Dimer Magnet: Yb2Si2O7”, wins a Best Presentation award at the Summer 2019 PRSE Magnetism Workshop.

Attending the 2019 MRS Spring Meeting

Danielle Yahne, Gavin Hester, and Colin Sarkis all presented their recent work at the 2019 Materials Research Society Spring meeting in Phoenix, AZ.            

He3 Insert Installation

Kate, Danielle, Gavin and Colin aided in the installation of a new He3 insert for the Quantum Design MPMS XL, and received hands on training. The insert allows us to measure down to 400 mK!

Danielle Yahne wins poster prize

Danielle Yahne wins Best Poster award at the National High Magnetic Field Lab’s 2019 Theory Winter School in Tallahassee, FL. Her poster was titled “Field Induced States of the XY Pyrochlore Er2Sn2O7”.

A Novel Strongly Spin-Orbit Coupled Quantum Dimer Magnet: Yb2Si2O7

Recently published in Physical Review Letters: The quantum dimer magnet (QDM) is the canonical example of “quantum magnetism”.¬†We report our single crystal neutron diffraction, specific heat, and ultrasound velocity work on a new QDM in the strongly spin-orbit coupled, distorted

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