McQueen Laboratory Postdoctoral Alumni:

Jamie Neilson Mug Shot
Jamie Neilson (May 2011 - June 2013)
Former Postdoctoral Research Associate
Associate Professor at Colorado State University

McQueen Group Publications

120. B.R. Ortiz, L.C. Gomes, J.R. Morey, M.J. Winiarski, M. Bordelon, J.S. Mangum, I.W.H. Oswald, J.A. Rodriguez-Rivera, J.R. Neilson, S.D. Wilson, E. Ertekin, T.M. McQueen, E.S. Toberer
New kagome prototype materials: discovery of KV3Sb5, RbV3Sb5, and CsV3Sb5
Phys. Rev. Mater. 3, 094407 (2019) [Full PDF]

88. J.R. Neilson, T.M. McQueen
Magnetocaloric Materials for Cryogenic Liquification
United States Patent, 9,568,223 (Feb 14, 2017) [Full PDF]

65. J.R. Neilson, T.M. McQueen
Representational Analysis of Extended Disorder in Atomistic Ensembles Derived from Total Scattering Data
J. Appl. Cryst. 48, 1560-72 (2015) [Full PDF, arXiv:1501.04889]
[Source Code]

64. M. Mourigal, S. Wu, M.B. Stone, J.R. Neilson, J.M. Caron, T.M. McQueen, C.L. Broholm
Block magnetic excitations in the orbitally-selective Mott insulator BaFe2Se3
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 047401 (2015) [Full PDF, arXiv:1411.3337]

59. J.P. Sheckelton, J.R. Neilson, T.M. McQueen
Electronic tunability of the frustrated triangular-lattice cluster magnet LiZn2-xMo3O8
Materials Horizons 2, 76-80 (2015) [Full PDF]
[LiZn2Mo3O8_XN_300K.cif, LiZn1.975Mo3O8.cif, LiZn1.925Mo3O8.cif, LiZn1.875Mo3O8.cif, LiZn1.95Mo3O8.cif, LiZn1.85Mo3O8.cif, LiZn1.9Mo3O8.cif, LiZn1.8Mo3O8.cif]

50. P. Cottingham, D.C. Miller, J.P. Sheckelton, J.R. Neilson, M. Feygenson, A. Huq, T.M. McQueen
Dynamic charge disproportionation in the 1D chain material PdTeI
J. Mater. Chem. C 2, 3238-46 (2014) [Invited Article, Emerging Investigators] [Full PDF]
[PdTeI-300K-avg.cif, PdTeI-300K-local.cif]

45. L. Tao, J.R. Neilson, B. Melot, T.M. McQueen, C. Masquelier, G. Rousse
Magnetic Structures of LiMBO3 (M = Mn, Fe, Co) lithiated transition metal borates
Inorg. Chem. 52, 11966-74 (2013) [Full PDF]

44. W.A. Phelan, D.C. Wallace, K.E. Arpino, J.R. Neilson, K.J.T. Livi, C.R. Seabourne, A.J. Scott, T.M. McQueen
Stacking variants and superconductivity in the Bi-O-S System
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 5372-5374 (2013) [Full PDF]
[Bi3O2S3.cif, Bi2OS2.cif, Bi6O7(SO4)2.cif]

43. J.R. Neilson, A. Llobet, J.-J. Wen, M.R. Suchomel, T.M. McQueen
Charge density wave fluctuations, heavy electrons, and superconductivity in KNi2S2
Phys. Rev. B 87, 045124 (2013) [Full PDF, arXiv:1212.4744]
[KNi2S2.cif, KNi2S2_6p4K.cif]

42. J.R. Neilson, A. Llobet, A.V. Stier, L. Wu, J.-J. Wen, J. Tao, Y. Zhu, Z.B. Tesanovic, N.P. Armitage, T.M. McQueen
Mixed-valence-driven heavy-fermion behavior and superconductivity in KNi2Se2
Phys. Rev. B 86, 054512 (2012) [Full PDF, arXiv:1208.3299]

41. J.P. Sheckelton, J.R. Neilson, D.G. Soltan, T.M. McQueen
Possible Valence-Bond Condensation in the Frustrated Cluster Magnet LiZn2Mo3O8
Nature Materials 11, 493-496 (2012) [Full PDF, arXiv:1303.6986]
[LiZn2Mo3O8_12K.cif, LiZn2Mo3O8_300K.cif]

40. J.R. Neilson, T.M. McQueen
Bonding, Ion Mobility, and Rate-Limiting Steps in Deintercalation Reactions with ThCr2Si2-type KNi2Se2
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 7750-7757 (2012) [Full PDF]
[KNi2Se2.cif, K0.95Ni2Se2.cif, K0.9Ni2Se2.cif, K0.8Ni2Se2.cif]

39. J.M. Caron, J.R. Neilson, D.C. Miller, K.E. Arpino, A. Llobet, T.M. McQueen
Orbital Selective Magnetism in the Spin-Ladder Iron Selenides Ba1-xKxFe2Se3
Phys. Rev. B (Rapid) 85, 180405 (2012) [Full PDF, arXiv:1202.3676]
[Ba0.7K0.3Fe2Se3.cif, Ba0.45K0.55Fe2Se3.cif, Ba0.3K0.7Fe2Se3.cif, KFe2Se3.cif, KFe2Se3_5K.cif]

37. J.M. Caron, J.R. Neilson, D.C. Miller, A. Llobet, T.M. McQueen
Iron Displacements and Magnetoelastic Coupling in the Antiferromagnetic Spin-Ladder Compound BaFe2Se3
Phys. Rev. B (Rapid) 84, 180409 (2011) [Full PDF, arXiv:1108.2928]
[BaFe2Se3-block.cif, BaFe2Se3-staggered.cif, BaFe2Se3_5K-staggered.cif]



Allyson Fry-Petit Mug Shot
Allyson Fry-Petit (September 2013 - July 2015)
Former Postdoctoral Research Associate
Assistant Professor at Cal State University Fullerton in July 2015

McQueen Group Publications

69. A.M. Fry-Petit, A. Rebola, M. Mourigal, M.E. Valentine, N. Drichko, J.P. Sheckelton, C.J. Fennie, T.M. McQueen
Direct Assignment of Molecular Vibrations Via Normal Mode Analysis of the Neutron Dynamic Pair Distribution Function Technique
J. Chem. Phys. 143, 124201 (2015) [Full PDF]

61. A.M. Fry-Petit, O.T. Sweeney, W.A. Phelan, N. Drichko, M.A. Siegler, T.M. McQueen
Unique edge-sharing sulfate-transition metal coordination in Na2M(SO4)2 (M = Ni and Co)
J. Sol. St. Chem. 222, 129-135 (2015) [Full PDF]
[Na2Co(SO4)2.cif, Na2Ni(SO4)2.cif]



W. Adam Phelan Mug Shot
W. Adam Phelan (May 2012 - August 2015)
Former Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute for Quantum Matter
Associate Director, PARADIM Bulk Crystal Growth Facility

McQueen Group Publications

112. W.A. Phelan, J. Zahn, Z. Kennedy, T.M. McQueen
Pushing Boundaries: High Pressure, Supercritical Optical Floating Zone Materials Discovery
J. Sol. St. Chem. 270, 705-9 (2019) [Invited Article, 50th Anniversary Issue] [Full PDF]

106. W.T. Fuhrman, J.C. Leiner, J.W. Freeland, M. van Veenendaal, S.M. Koohpayeh, W.A. Phelan, T.M. McQueen, C.L. Broholm
Magnetic dichroism in the Kondo insulator SmB6
Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Comm) 99, 020401(R) (2019) [Full PDF, arXiv:1804.06853]

100. M.E. Valentine, S.M. Koohpayeh, W.A. Phelan, T.M. McQueen, P.F.S. Rosa, Z. Fisk, N. Drichko
An effect of Sm vacancies on the hybridization gap in topological Kondo insulator candidate SmB6
Physica B: Condensed Matter 536, 60-63 (2018) [Full PDF, arXiv:1712.01325]

97. M-E. Boulanger, F. Laliberté, M. Dion, S. Badoux, N. Doiron-Leyraud, W.A. Phelan, S.M. Koohpayeh, W.T. Fuhrman, J.R. Chamorro, T.M. McQueen, X. Wang, Y. Nakajima, T. Metz, J. Paglione, L. Taillefer
Field-dependent heat transport in the Kondo insulator SmB6: phonons scattered by magnetic impurities
Phys. Rev. B 97, 245141 (2018) [Full PDF, arXiv:1709.10456]

96. N.J. Laurita, C.M. Morris, S.M. Koohpayeh, W.A. Phelan, T.M. McQueen, N.P. Armitage
Impurities or a neutral Fermi surface? A further examination of the low-energy ac optical conductivity of SmB6
Physica B: Condensed Matter 536, 78-84 (2018) [Full PDF, arXiv:1709.0108]

94. S. Wu, W.A. Phelan, L. Liu, J.R. Morey, J.A. Tutmaher, J.C. Neuefeind, M. Feygenson, A. Huq, D.W. Tam, B.A. Frandsen, B.A. Trump, C. Wan, S.R. Dunsiger, T.M. McQueen, Y.J. Uemura, C.L. Broholm
Incommensurate magnetism near quantum criticality in CeNiAsO
Accepted Phys. Rev. Lett. (2019) [arXiv:1707.09645]

80. N.J. Laurita, C.M. Morris, S.M. Koohpayeh, P.F.S. Rosa, W.A. Phelan, Z. Fisk, T.M. McQueen, N.P. Armitage
Anomalous 3D bulk AC conduction within the Kondo gap of SmB6 single crystals
Phys. Rev. B 94, 165154 (2016) [Full PDF, arXiv:1608.03901]

77. M.E. Valentine, S.M. Koohpayeh, W.A. Phelan, T.M. McQueen, P.F.S. Rosa, Z. Fisk, N. Drichko
Breakdown of the Kondo insulating state in SmB6 by introducing Sm vacancies
Phys. Rev. B 94, 075102 (2016) [Full PDF, arXiv:1601.02694]

71. W.A. Phelan, S.M. Koohpayeh, P. Cottingham, J.A. Tutmaher, J.C. Leiner, M.D. Lumsden, C.M. Lavelle, X.P. Wang, C. Hoffmann, M.A. Siegler, N. Haldolaarachchige, D. Young, T.M. McQueen
On the Chemistry and Physical Properties of Flux and Floating Zone Grown SmB6 Single Crystals
Sci. Rep. 6, 20860 (2016) [Full PDF, arXiv:1510.07612, HIGHLIGHTED BY DOE-BES]
[154Sm11B6_90K.cif, 154Sm11B6_295K.cif, SmB6_RT.cif, Sm1-x1B6_RT.cif, Sm1-x2B6_RT.cif, Sm1-x3B6_RT.cif]

61. A.M. Fry-Petit, O.T. Sweeney, W.A. Phelan, N. Drichko, M.A. Siegler, T.M. McQueen
Unique edge-sharing sulfate-transition metal coordination in Na2M(SO4)2 (M = Ni and Co)
J. Sol. St. Chem. 222, 129-135 (2015) [Full PDF]
[Na2Co(SO4)2.cif, Na2Ni(SO4)2.cif]

60. W.T. Fuhrman, J.C. Leiner, P. Nikolic, G.E. Granroth, M.B. Stone, M.D. Lumsden, L. DeBeer-Schmitt, P.A. Alekseev, J.-M. Mignot, S.M. Koohpayeh, P. Cottingham, W.A. Phelan, L. Schoop, T.M. McQueen, C.L. Broholm
Interaction driven sub-gap spin-exciton in the Kondo insulator SmB6
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 036401 (2015) [Full PDF, arXiv:1407.2647]

55. W.A. Phelan, S.M. Koohpayeh, P. Cottingham, J.W. Freeland, J.C. Leiner, C.L. Broholm, T.M. McQueen
Correlation between bulk thermodynamic measurements and the low temperature resistance plateau in SmB6
Phys. Rev. X 4, 031012 (2014) [Full PDF, arXiv:1403.1462]

54. A. Talanov, W.A. Phelan, Z.A. Kelly, M.A. Siegler, T.M. McQueen
Control of the Iridium Oxidation State in the Hollandite Iridate Solid Solution K1-xIr4O8
Inorg. Chem. 53, 4500-7 (2014) [Full PDF]
[KIr4O8.cif]

44. W.A. Phelan, D.C. Wallace, K.E. Arpino, J.R. Neilson, K.J.T. Livi, C.R. Seabourne, A.J. Scott, T.M. McQueen
Stacking variants and superconductivity in the Bi-O-S System
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 5372-5374 (2013) [Full PDF]
[Bi3O2S3.cif, Bi2OS2.cif, Bi6O7(SO4)2.cif]



Hongcheng Lu Mug Shot
Hongcheng Lu (June 2016 - July 2017)
Former Postdoctoral Research Associate

McQueen Group Publications



Cheng Wan Mug Shot
Cheng Wan (Spring 2016 - Spring 2018)
Former Postdoctoral Research Associate

Now at eTrust Power wancheng@etrustpower.com

McQueen Group Publications

111. H.-C. Lu, J.R. Chamorro, C. Wan, T.M. McQueen
Universal Single-Ion Physics in Spin-Orbit-Coupled d5 and d4 Ions
Inorg. Chem. 57, 14443-9 (2018) [Full PDF]

94. S. Wu, W.A. Phelan, L. Liu, J.R. Morey, J.A. Tutmaher, J.C. Neuefeind, M. Feygenson, A. Huq, D.W. Tam, B.A. Frandsen, B.A. Trump, C. Wan, S.R. Dunsiger, T.M. McQueen, Y.J. Uemura, C.L. Broholm
Incommensurate magnetism near quantum criticality in CeNiAsO
Accepted Phys. Rev. Lett. (2019) [arXiv:1707.09645]



Michal Winiarski Mug Shot
Michal Winiarski (July 2017 - December 2018)
Former Postdoctoral Research Associate
Member of Faculty, University of Gdansk, Poland

McQueen Group Publications

120. B.R. Ortiz, L.C. Gomes, J.R. Morey, M.J. Winiarski, M. Bordelon, J.S. Mangum, I.W.H. Oswald, J.A. Rodriguez-Rivera, J.R. Neilson, S.D. Wilson, E. Ertekin, T.M. McQueen, E.S. Toberer
New kagome prototype materials: discovery of KV3Sb5, RbV3Sb5, and CsV3Sb5
Phys. Rev. Mater. 3, 094407 (2019) [Full PDF]

119. M.J. Winiarski, T.M. McQueen
Stabilization of the pyrochlore phase of Mn2Sb2O7 by double substitution
J. Sol. St. Chem. 278, 120898 (2019) [Full PDF]

116. T.T. Tran, Y. Zhang, M.J. Winiarski, J. Sun, T.M. McQueen
Superconducting-like Phase Transition in an Insulating S = 1/2 1-D Chain
arXiv:1907.02847 (2019) [arXiv:1907.02847]

114. M.J. Winiarski, T.T. Tran, J.R. Chamorro, T.M. McQueen
(CsX)Cu5O2(PO4)2 (X = Cl,Br,I) - a family of Cu2+ S = 1/2 compounds with capped-kagome networks composed of OCu4 units
Inorg. Chem 58, 4328-36 (2019) [Full PDF]
[(CsBr)Cu5O2(PO4)2.cif, (CsCl)Cu5O2(PO4)2.cif, (CsI)Cu5O2(PO4)2.cif]



T. Thao Tran Mug Shot
T. Thao Tran (May 2016 - June 2019)
Former Postdoctoral Research Associate
Now, Assistant Professor, Clemsen University

McQueen Group Publications

118. Z.A. Kelly, T.T. Tran, T.M. McQueen
Nonpolar-to-polar trimerization transitions in the S=1 kagome magnet
Inorg. Chem. 58, 11941-8 (2019) [Invited Forum Article] [Full PDF]

116. T.T. Tran, Y. Zhang, M.J. Winiarski, J. Sun, T.M. McQueen
Superconducting-like Phase Transition in an Insulating S = 1/2 1-D Chain
arXiv:1907.02847 (2019) [arXiv:1907.02847]

114. M.J. Winiarski, T.T. Tran, J.R. Chamorro, T.M. McQueen
(CsX)Cu5O2(PO4)2 (X = Cl,Br,I) - a family of Cu2+ S = 1/2 compounds with capped-kagome networks composed of OCu4 units
Inorg. Chem 58, 4328-36 (2019) [Full PDF]
[(CsBr)Cu5O2(PO4)2.cif, (CsCl)Cu5O2(PO4)2.cif, (CsI)Cu5O2(PO4)2.cif]

107. T.T. Tran, M.A. Quintero, K.E. Arpino, Z.A. Kelly, J. Panella, X.P. Wang, T.M. McQueen
Chemically controlled crystal growth of (CH3NH3)2AgInBr6
Cryst. Eng. Comm. 20, 5929-5934 (2018) [Full PDF]
[(CH3NH3)2AgInBr6.cif]

102. C.M. Pasco, B.A. Trump, T.T. Tran, Z.A. Kelly, C. Hoffmann, I. Heinmaa, R. Stern, T.M. McQueen
Single crystal growth of Cu4(OH)6BrF and universal behavior in quantum spin liquid candidates synthetic barlowite and herbertsmithite
Phys. Rev. Mater. 2, 044406 (2018) [Full PDF, arXiv:1801.05769]

91. T.T. Tran, J. Panella, J.R. Chamorro, J.R. Morey, T.M. McQueen
Designing Indirect-Direct Bandgap Transitions in Double Perovskites
Mater. Horiz. 4, 688-93 (2017) [Full PDF]
[Cs2AgInCl6.cif, Cs2AgSbCl6.cif]