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Department of Physics
Dr. Ryan T. Gordon
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
Office Location: Currens Hall 519F
Phone Number: (309)298-1551
- Ph.D. (Condensed Matter Physics) – Iowa State University (2011)
- B.S. (Physics and Mathematics) – Western Illinois University (2005)
- Electricity and Magnetism I (Physics 320)
- Classical Mechanics (Physics 311)
- University Physics I (Physics 211)
My research focuses on using a radio frequency oscillating circuit, know as a tunnel diode resonator (TDR), to study various physical phenomena related to superconductivity and magnetism in materials.
- “Doping evolution of the absolute value of the London penetration depth and superfluid density in single crystals of Ba(Fe1−xCox)2As2” R. T. Gordon, H. Kim, N. Salovich, R. Giannetta, R. M. Fernandes, V. Kogan, T. Prozorov, S. L. Bud’ko, P. C. Canfield, M. A. Tanatar, and R. Prozorov, Phys. Rev. B 84, 054507 (2010) (Editor’s Suggestion).
- “London penetration depth and strong pair-breaking in iron-based superconductors” R. T. Gordon, H. Kim, M. A. Tanatar, R. Prozorov, and V. G. Kogan, Phys. Rev. B 81, 180501(R) (2010).
- “Unconventional London penetration depth in Ba(Fe0.93Co0.07)2As2 single crystals” R. T. Gordon, N. Ni, C. Martin, M. A. Tanatar, M. D. Vannette, H. Kim, G. Samolyuk, J. Schmalian, S. Nandi, A. Kreyssig, A. I. Goldman, J. Q. Yan, S. L. Bud’ko, P. C. Canfield, and Ruslan Prozorov, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 127004 (2009).
- “London penetration depth in single crystals of Ba(Fe1−xCox)2As2 spanning underdoped to overdoped compositions” R. T. Gordon, C. Martin, H. Kim, N. Ni, M. A. Tanatar, J. Schmalian, S. L. Bud’ko, P. C. Canfield, and R. Prozorov, Phys. Rev. B 79, 100506(R) (2009).
- “Two gap superconductivity seen in penetration depth measurements of Lu2Fe3Si5 single crystals” R. T. Gordon, M. D. Vannette, C. Martin, Y. Nakajima, T. Tamegai, and R. Prozorov, Phys. Rev. B 78, 024514 (2008).