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Cortie, David L. Dr

Discovery Early Career Research Fellow

  • Australian Institute for Innovative Materials
  • Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials
  • Lecturer - Physics, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences 2018 - 2021

Overview


I am a condensed matter physicist working on topological electronic materials and magnetic materials. My speciality is measuring the excitation spectrum of materials using neutron spectroscopy to reveal magnonic and phononic features. I complement this with theoretical studies using ab initio molecular dynamics, DFT and model Hamiltonians. 

Research Overview


  • I am a research fellow at the Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials within AIIM. I am also a Lecturer within School of Physics, EIS.  I am an honorary Associate Investigator in the national ARC Centre for Excellence in Future Low Energy Electronics Technologies.

    My research is focused on the electronic and magnetic properties of solid-state materials in the form of single crystals and thin films. 

    Keywords: nanomagnetism, spintronics, strong-correlated electron systems, oxide materials, neutron spectroscopy, density functional theory, diffraction, crystallography, polarised neutron reflectometry, topological materials, electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, magnetometry, magnetotransport, thermal conductivity

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Magnetic Topological Insulators
    Nanomagnetism
    Neutron Reflectometry
    Neutron Spectroscopy

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Crystal Growth of Oxide Materials Zhao, Weiyao
    Doctor of Philosophy Bake, Abuduliken
    Doctor of Philosophy Understanding the complex magnetic interactions in low-dimensional magnetic materials for future spintronic devices Allen, Jackson
    Master of Philosophy - EIS Ultra-low thermal conductivity in flexible nanocomposite materials Rahman, Md Rezoanur

Keywords


  • spintronics, topological insulators, phonon band engineering, magnetism, phase transitions, statistical mechanics, Monte Carlo, density functional theory, energy materials, fast ion conductors, Li ion storage, Na ion conductors, thermoelectrics, semiconductors, ab initio molecular dynamics, neutron spectroscopy,  neutron reflectometry, polarised neutron analysis, near-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy, X-ray photoemission spectroscopy, magnetometry, magnetotransport, muon spectroscopy, B-NMR spectroscopy, micromagnetism, nanomagnetism, transmission electron microscopy, scanning electronic microscopy, thermal conductivity, laser flash analysis

Full Name


  • David Laurence Cortie

Research Overview


  • I am a research fellow at the Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials within AIIM. I am also a Lecturer within School of Physics, EIS.  I am an honorary Associate Investigator in the national ARC Centre for Excellence in Future Low Energy Electronics Technologies.

    My research is focused on the electronic and magnetic properties of solid-state materials in the form of single crystals and thin films. 

    Keywords: nanomagnetism, spintronics, strong-correlated electron systems, oxide materials, neutron spectroscopy, density functional theory, diffraction, crystallography, polarised neutron reflectometry, topological materials, electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, magnetometry, magnetotransport, thermal conductivity

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Magnetic Topological Insulators
    Nanomagnetism
    Neutron Reflectometry
    Neutron Spectroscopy

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Crystal Growth of Oxide Materials Zhao, Weiyao
    Doctor of Philosophy Bake, Abuduliken
    Doctor of Philosophy Understanding the complex magnetic interactions in low-dimensional magnetic materials for future spintronic devices Allen, Jackson
    Master of Philosophy - EIS Ultra-low thermal conductivity in flexible nanocomposite materials Rahman, Md Rezoanur

Keywords


  • spintronics, topological insulators, phonon band engineering, magnetism, phase transitions, statistical mechanics, Monte Carlo, density functional theory, energy materials, fast ion conductors, Li ion storage, Na ion conductors, thermoelectrics, semiconductors, ab initio molecular dynamics, neutron spectroscopy,  neutron reflectometry, polarised neutron analysis, near-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy, X-ray photoemission spectroscopy, magnetometry, magnetotransport, muon spectroscopy, B-NMR spectroscopy, micromagnetism, nanomagnetism, transmission electron microscopy, scanning electronic microscopy, thermal conductivity, laser flash analysis

Full Name


  • David Laurence Cortie