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Mark Dean

Physicist, X-Ray Scattering, Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department

Mark Dean

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department
Bldg. 734
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-7847
mdean@bnl.gov

I lead the resonant inelastic x-ray scattering (RIXS) efforts within the group. My research focuses on quantum materials, including high-temperature superconductors, strongly spin-orbit coupled materials, complex oxide heterostructures, non-equilibrium states and topology in crystalline materials.

Education | Appointments | Publications | Awards


Education

Ph.D. Physics, University of Cambridge, UK, 2010

M.Sci. Physics, University of Nottingham, UK, 2006

Professional Appointments

Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2017-present

Associate Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2014-2017

Assistant Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2012-2014

Research Associate, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2010-2012

Selected Publications

  • Mazzone DG, Meyers D, Cao Y, Vale JG, Dashwood CD, Shi Y, James AJA, Robinson NJ, Lin J, Thampy V, Tanaka Y, Johnson AS, Miao H, Wang R, Assefa TA, Kim J, Casa D, Mankowsky R, Zhu D, Alonso-Mori R, Song S, Yavas H, Katayama T, Yabashi M, Kubota Y, Owada S, Liu J, Yang J, Konik RM, Robinson IK, Hill JP, McMorrow DF, Först M, Wall S, Liu X, Dean MPM (2021) Laser-induced transient magnons in Sr3Ir2O7 throughout the Brillouin zone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118:e2103696118. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2103696118
  • Shen Y, Fabbris G, Miao H, Cao Y, Meyers D, Mazzone DG, Assefa TA, Chen XM, Kisslinger K, Prabhakaran D, Boothroyd AT, Tranquada JM, Hu W, Barbour AM, Wilkins SB, Mazzoli C, Robinson IK, Dean MPM (2021) Charge Condensation and Lattice Coupling Drives Stripe Formation in Nickelates. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.126.177601
  • Lin JQ, Villar Arribi P, Fabbris G, Botana AS, Meyers D, Miao H, Shen Y, Mazzone DG, Feng J, Chiuzbaian SG, Nag A, Walters AC, García-Fernández M, Zhou K-J, Pelliciari J, Jarrige I, Freeland JW, Zhang J, Mitchell JF, Bisogni V, Liu X, Norman MR, Dean MPM (2021) Strong Superexchange in a d9−δ Nickelate Revealed by Resonant Inelastic X-Ray Scattering. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.126.087001
  • Lin JQ, Miao H, Mazzone DG, Gu GD, Nag A, Walters AC, García-Fernández M, Barbour A, Pelliciari J, Jarrige I, Oda M, Kurosawa K, Momono N, Zhou K-J, Bisogni V, Liu X, Dean MPM (2020) Strongly Correlated Charge Density Wave in La2−xSrxCuO4 Evidenced by Doping-Dependent Phonon Anomaly. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.124.207005
  • Zhang TT, Miao H, Wang Q, Lin JQ, Cao Y, Fabbris G, Said AH, Liu X, Lei HC, Fang Z, Weng HM, Dean MPM (2019) Phononic Helical Nodal Lines with PT Protection in MoB2. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.123.245302
  • Hao L, Wang Z, Yang J, Meyers D, Sanchez J, Fabbris G, Choi Y, Kim J-W, Haskel D, Ryan PJ, Barros K, Chu J-H, Dean MPM, Batista CD, Liu J (2019) Anomalous magnetoresistance due to longitudinal spin fluctuations in a Jeff = 1/2 Mott semiconductor. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-13271-6
  • Wang Y, Wang R, Kim J, Upton MH, Casa D, Gog T, Cao G, Kotliar G, Dean MPM, Liu X (2019) Direct Detection of Dimer Orbitals inBa5AlIr2O11. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.122.106401
  • Chen XM, Mazzoli C, Cao Y, Thampy V, Barbour AM, Hu W, Lu M, Assefa TA, Miao H, Fabbris G, Gu GD, Tranquada JM, Dean MPM, Wilkins SB, Robinson IK (2019) Charge density wave memory in a cuprate superconductor. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09433-1
  • Miao H, Fumagalli R, Rossi M, Lorenzana J, Seibold G, Yakhou-Harris F, Kummer K, Brookes NB, Gu GD, Braicovich L, Ghiringhelli G, Dean MPM (2019) Formation of Incommensurate Charge Density Waves in Cuprates. Physical Review X. doi: 10.1103/physrevx.9.031042
  • Kim MG, Miao H, Gao B, Cheong S-W, Mazzoli C, Barbour A, Hu W, Wilkins SB, Robinson IK, Dean MPM, Kiryukhin V (2018) Imaging antiferromagnetic antiphase domain boundaries using magnetic Bragg diffraction phase contrast. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07350-3
  • Hao L, Meyers D, Suwa H, Yang J, Frederick C, Dasa TR, Fabbris G, Horak L, Kriegner D, Choi Y, Kim J-W, Haskel D, Ryan PJ, Xu H, Batista CD, Dean MPM, Liu J (2018) Giant magnetic response of a two-dimensional antiferromagnet. Nature Physics 14:806–810. doi: 10.1038/s41567-018-0152-6
  • Miao H, Zhang TT, Wang L, Meyers D, Said AH, Wang YL, Shi YG, Weng HM, Fang Z, Dean MPM (2018) Observation of Double Weyl Phonons in Parity-Breaking FeSi. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.121.035302
  • Meyers D, Nakatsukasa K, Mu S, Hao L, Yang J, Cao Y, Fabbris G, Miao H, Pelliciari J, McNally D, Dantz M, Paris E, Karapetrova E, Choi Y, Haskel D, Shafer P, Arenholz E, Schmitt T, Berlijn T, Johnston S, Liu J, Dean MPM (2018) Decoupling Carrier Concentration and Electron-Phonon Coupling in Oxide Heterostructures Observed with Resonant Inelastic X-Ray Scattering. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.121.236802
  • Miao H, Ishikawa D, Heid R, Le Tacon M, Fabbris G, Meyers D, Gu GD, Baron AQR, Dean MPM (2018) Incommensurate Phonon Anomaly and the Nature of Charge Density Waves in Cuprates. Physical Review X. doi: 10.1103/physrevx.8.011008
  • Fabbris G, Meyers D, Xu L, Katukuri VM, Hozoi L, Liu X, Chen Z-Y, Okamoto J, Schmitt T, Uldry A, Delley B, Gu GD, Prabhakaran D, Boothroyd AT, van den Brink J, Huang DJ, Dean MPM (2017) Doping Dependence of Collective Spin and Orbital Excitations in the Spin-1 Quantum AntiferromagnetLa2−xSrxNiO4Observed by X Rays. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.118.156402
  • Hao L, Meyers D, Frederick C, Fabbris G, Yang J, Traynor N, Horak L, Kriegner D, Choi Y, Kim J-W, Haskel D, Ryan PJ, Dean MPM, Liu J (2017) Two-Dimensional Jeff=1/2 Antiferromagnetic Insulator Unraveled from Interlayer Exchange Coupling in Artificial Perovskite Iridate Superlattices. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.119.027204
  • Miao H, Lorenzana J, Seibold G, Peng YY, Amorese A, Yakhou-Harris F, Kummer K, Brookes NB, Konik RM, Thampy V, Gu GD, Ghiringhelli G, Braicovich L, Dean MPM (2017) High-temperature charge density wave correlations in La1.875Ba0.125CuO4 without spin–charge locking. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114:12430–12435. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1708549114
  • Dean MPM, Cao Y, Liu X, Wall S, Zhu D, Mankowsky R, Thampy V, Chen XM, Vale JG, Casa D, Kim J, Said AH, Juhas P, Alonso-Mori R, Glownia JM, Robert A, Robinson J, Sikorski M, Song S, Kozina M, Lemke H, Patthey L, Owada S, Katayama T, Yabashi M, Tanaka Y, Togashi T, Liu J, Rayan Serrao C, Kim BJ, Huber L, Chang C-L, McMorrow DF, Först M, Hill JP (2016) Ultrafast energy- and momentum-resolved dynamics of magnetic correlations in the photo-doped Mott insulator Sr2IrO4. Nature Materials 15:601–605. doi: 10.1038/nmat4641
  • Chen XM, Thampy V, Mazzoli C, Barbour AM, Miao H, Gu GD, Cao Y, Tranquada JM, Dean MPM, Wilkins SB (2016) Remarkable Stability of Charge Density Wave Order inLa1.875Ba0.125CuO4. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.117.167001
  • Dean MPM (2015) Insights into the high temperature superconducting cuprates from resonant inelastic X-ray scattering. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 376:3–13. doi: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2014.03.057
  • Rowley SE, Spalek LJ, Smith RP, Dean MPM, Itoh M, Scott JF, Lonzarich GG, Saxena SS (2014) Ferroelectric quantum criticality. Nature Physics 10:367–372. doi: 10.1038/nphys2924
  • Dean MPM, James AJA, Springell RS, Liu X, Monney C, Zhou KJ, Konik RM, Wen JS, Xu ZJ, Gu GD, Strocov VN, Schmitt T, Hill JP (2013) High-Energy Magnetic Excitations in the Cuprate SuperconductorBi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ: Towards a Unified Description of Its Electronic and Magnetic Degrees of Freedom. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.110.147001
  • Dean MPM, Dellea G, Springell RS, Yakhou-Harris F, Kummer K, Brookes NB, Liu X, Sun Y-J, Strle J, Schmitt T, Braicovich L, Ghiringhelli G, Božovic I, Hill JP (2013) Persistence of magnetic excitations in La2−xSrxCuO4 from the undoped insulator to the heavily overdoped non-superconducting metal. Nature Materials 12:1019–1023. doi: 10.1038/nmat3723
  • Dean MPM, Springell RS, Monney C, Zhou KJ, Pereiro J, Božovic I, Dalla Piazza B, Rønnow HM, Morenzoni E, van den Brink J, Schmitt T, Hill JP (2012) Spin excitations in a single La2CuO4 layer. Nature Materials 11:850–854. doi: 10.1038/nmat3409

Awards & Recognition

Department of Energy Early Career Award

Mark Dean

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department
Bldg. 734
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-7847
mdean@bnl.gov

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