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2017/06

Congratulations to Alex and Amber for defending their PhD dissertations! We wish them all the best as they start the next phase of their careers at Intel (Alex) and Micron (Amber).

2016/06

Congratulations to Alex for having his work on charge ordering in (LaFeO3)/(SrFeO3) superlattices published in Advanced Electronic Materials. Congratulations to Amber for having her paper on octahedral rotation patterns in strained Pbnm-type films accepted in Physical Review B.

2016/05

Double congratulations to Amanda for being awarded a Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Fellowship and for being accepted into the National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering this summer at Argonne and Oak Ridge. For the SCGSR, she will work with Michael Fitzsimmons at Oak Ridge using neutrons to investigate magnetism in CaMn7O12-based heterostructures.

2016/01

Recent work on the static and dynamic optical properties of La1-xSrxFeO3 in collaboration with Prof. Jason Baxter’s group has been published in Chemistry of Materials.

2015/10

We welcome Jiayi Wang, a new PhD student, to the group. Jiayi received his BS in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Science and Technology of China.

2015/10

Steve is the 2015 recipient of the Bradley Stoughton Award from ASM International. The award recognizes a teacher, under the age of 35, for educational contributions in materials science and engineering.

2015/10

Work on CaMn7O12 by Amanda and collaborators from the Rappe and Taheri groups has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2015/05

Congratulations to Mark for successfully defending his PhD thesis on the optical properties of ferrites!

2015/05

Congratulations to Amanda for passing her candidacy exam and Alex for completing his thesis proposal.

2015/03

Congratulations to Amber for passing her thesis proposal and publishing her work on EuFeO3 in Crystal Growth and Design.

2014/12

Congratulations to Cole for successfully defending his PhD thesis! He is the first doctoral graduate from the group.

2014/12

Congratulations to Eun Ju, whose new paper on octahedral superstructures in manganite superlattices has been published in Nature Communications.

2014/08

The group has two new papers out in Applied Physics Letters. The first reports on photoexcited carrier dynamics in LaFeO3; the second presents an electronic phase diagram of epitaxial La1-xSrxFeO3films.

2014/07

The 2014 Ross Coffin Purdy Award from the American Ceramic Society has been awarded to Steve and collaborators James Rondinelli and John Freeland. This award, presented for the most valuable contribution to ceramics literature in 2012, is in recognition of our 2012 MRS Bulletin paper.

2014/07

Steve has coauthored a review article on Magnetic Oxide Heterostructures for the latest volume of Annual Review of Materials Research.

2014/06

Rob’s paper on electronic transport behavior in La1/3Sr2/3FeO3 films has been published in Journal of Applied Physics.

2014/06

Congratulations to Yujun “Terry” Xie for defending his MS thesis. Terry will attend Yale in the fall to pursue a PhD.

2014/04

Eun Ju’s paper describing how coupling of octahedral behavior at the film/substrate interface influences the properties of ultrathin LSMO films has been published in Nano Letters.

2014/03

Terry’s paper on low temperature oxidation/reduction of (La,Sr)FeO3-d films as a means to control electronic and optical properties has been published in Advanced Materials.

2014/02

Eun Ju’s work on the synthesis of oxyfluoride perovskite films has been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

2013/11

Rebecca’s work on synchrotron measurements of charge disproportionation in La1/3Sr2/3FeO3films has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

2013/09

We welcome Amanda Huon, a new PhD student, to the group. Amanda received her BS in Physics from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

2013/06

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