Paul Canfield

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

 

Dr. Canfield leads a group in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Iowa State University, and is also a senior scientist and group leader in the Division of Material Science and Engineering at Ames Laboratory. He is a world leader in the design, discovery, growth and characterization of materials with novel electronic and magnetic transitions and ground states.

Paul Canfield
 

Research Description

Dr. Canfield leads a group in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Iowa State University, and is also a senior scientist and group leader in the Division of Material Science and Engineering at Ames Laboratory (a U.S. Department of Energy facility). He is a world leader in the design, discovery, growth and characterization of materials with novel electronic and magnetic transitions and ground states. Over the past decades he has made many discoveries in superconductivity, heavy fermions, quantum critical materials, local moment magnetism, spin glasses and quasicrystals. Dr. Canfield is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and has received the U.S. Department of Energy Lawrence Award and the David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Material Physics. Dr. Canfield received his PhD from the University of California in Los Angeles and also trained at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Systems Iowa State University, Department of Physics & Astronomy Back