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RAP opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology     NIST

Neutron Scattering Studies of Superconductivity and Magnetism


NIST Center for Neutron Research

opportunity location
50.61.01.B1984 Gaithersburg, MD

NIST only participates in the February and August reviews.


name email phone
Jeffrey W. Lynn 301.975.6246
William D Ratcliff 301.975.4316


Neutron scattering techniques are used to investigate a variety of superconducting and magnetic materials. Areas of exploration include, but are not limited to:

For superconductors, magnetic ordering and magnetic excitations in superconductors, direct observation of vortex lattices, determination of the London penetration depth by reflectometry, and lattice dynamics of superconductors.

For magnetic systems, topics include magnetic and structural properties of topolgoical magnets and skyrmions, magnetoresistive oxides, multiferroics, magnetocaloric materials, magnetic phase transitions and spin wave excitations in antiferromagnets, ferromagnets, and frustrated magnets.


key words
Magnetic fluctuations; Magnetic structure; Magnetism; Neutron scattering; Superconductivity;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$82,764.00 $3,000.00
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