- Novel Magnetic Materials
- Novel experimental realizations of
spin-chains and ladders, spin-gap and spin-Peierls materials,
frustrated antiferromagnets; studies of quantum phase transitions
and critical phenomena.
- Colossal Magnetoresistance (CMR) Materials
- Origin and materials
issues in CMR phenomena, role of double exchange, phonons and Jahn-Teller
- Nanocrystalline Magnetic Materials
- Experimental characterization
of individual nanocrystals, qunatum tunneling in such structures, and
applications of this class of materials.
- Extended Experimental Probes of Magnetism
- Including synchrotron and neutron reactor
based probes of magnetic properties.