PhD projects in Quantum Ordering
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About Quantum Ordering
Quantum Order refers to correlated states of matter that have a quantum origin, including different forms of superconductivity, magnetism, ferroelectricity, and topologically protected states. Many of these states emerge at low temperatures where quantum effects become more pronounced. Many also require pure single crystals. We grow our own crystals, which allows us to lead the hunt for new forms of order, which we study down to very low temperature and in high magnetic fields in-house and at central facilities with neutrons, X-rays and muons.
Available PhD projects
A list of current PhD projects in Quantum Ordering is shown below. Click on each project to find out more about the project, its supervisor(s) and its research area(s).
- Composition tuning with solid state electro-transport to look for new states in superconductors.
- Designing the next generation of smart devices using two-dimensional materials
- Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Spatially Modulated Magnetic Phases Near to Quantum Criticality
- Listening to quantum criticality
- Low-temperature Magneto-Kerr Microscopy
- Magnetic Measurements to Probe Unconventional Superconductors
- Scattering studies of ferroelectric semiconductors
- Scattering studies of topological defects
- The competition between magnetism and superconductivity in a d-wave superconductor
- Unconventional Superconductivity with 1/2 quantum vortices
- Very High Pressures
- Weighing the Superconducting Condensate