Masaaki Matsuda

1993-2000  Researcher, RIKEN
2000-2002  Researcher, Japan Atomic Energy Research
2002-2006  Senior Researcher,, Japan Atomic Energy Research
                  Institute / Japan Atomic Energy Agency
2006-2010  Principal Researcher, Japan Atomic Energy Agency
2010-       Senior R&D Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2018-       Visiting Professor, IIR, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Field of Specialization
Solid State Physics /Neutron Scattering

Laboratory for Materials and Structures(IIR, Tokyo Tech)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory(U.S.A)

Research Hub Group:Materials and Devices international hub group

Research Highlights

  • Spin-lattice effects in frustrated magnets
  • Electronic phase separation and magnetic excitations in lightly-doped high-Tc cuprate superconductors

Selected Award

  • 2018
    Fellow of the American Physical Society

Selected Publication

  • “Evolution of magnetic double helix and quantum criticality near a dome of superconductivity in CrAs”, M. Matsuda, F. K. Lin, R. Yu, J.-G. Cheng, W. Wu, J. P. Sun, J. H. Zhang, P. J. Sun, K. Matsubayashi, T. Miyake, T. Kato, J.-Q. Yan, M. B. Stone, Qimiao Si, J. L. Luo, and Y. Uwatoko, Phys. Rev. X 8, 031017 (2018).
  • “Magnetic dispersion and anisotropy in multiferroic BiFeO3“, M. Matsuda, R. S. Fishman, T. Hong, C. H. Lee, T. Ushiyama, Y. Yanagisawa, Y. Tomioka, and T. Ito, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 067205 (2012).
  • “Disordered Ground State and Magnetic Field-Induced Long-Range Order in an S=3/2 Antiferromagnetic Honeycomb Lattice Compound Bi3Mn4O12(NO3)”, M. Matsuda, M. Azuma, M. Tokunaga, Y. Shimakawa, and N. Kumada, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 187201 (2010).
  • “Universal magnetic structure of the half-magnertization phase in Cr-based spinels”, M. Matsuda, K. Ohoyama, S. Yoshii, H. Nojiri, P. Frings, F. Duc, B. Vignolle, G. L. J. A. Rikken, L.-P. Regnault, S.-H. Lee, H. Ueda and Y. Ueda, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 047201 (2010).
  • “Magnetic dispersion of the diagonal incommensurate phase in lightly-doped La2-xSrxCuO4“, M. Matsuda, M. Fujita, S. Wakimoto, J. A. Fernandez-Baca, J. M. Tranquada, and K. Yamada, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 197001 (2008).
  • “Spin-lattice instability to a fractional magnetization state in the spinel HgCr2O4“, M. Matsuda, H. Ueda, A. Kikkawa, Y. Tanaka, K. Katsumata, Y. Narumi, T. Inami, Y. Ueda, and S.-H. Lee, Nature Physics 3, 397 (2007).
  • “Electronic phase separation in lightly doped La2-xSrxCuO4“, M. Matsuda, M. Fujita, K. Yamada, R. J. Birgeneau, Y. Endoh, and G. Shirane, Phys. Rev. B. 65, 134515 (2002).
  • “Magnetic excitations and exchange interactions in the spin 1/2 two-leg ladder compound La6Ca8Cu24O41“, M. Matsuda, K. Katsumata, R. S. Eccleston, S. Brehmer, and H.-J. Mikeska, Phys. Rev. B 62, 8903 (2000).