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Christopher Wiebe

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Appointment

  • Fellow
  • Quantum Materials

Institution

  • University of Winnipeg
Department of Chemistry

Country

  • Canada

Education

PhD, McMaster University
MSc (Condensed Matter Physics), McMaster University
BSc, University of Winnipeg

About

Christopher Wiebe’s research focuses on the synthesis, crystal growth and characterization of new quantum materials, such as new superconductors, frustrated magnets and low-dimensional systems.

Awards

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Quantum Materials Discovery, 2013

PAI Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research, 2009

John Charles Polanyi Prize in Physics, 2005

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2004

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2002

Relevant Publications

Zhu, D. et al. "Rhodium (II) dimers without metal-metal bonds." Dalton Trans. 44 (2015): 13460.

Hallas, A.M. et al. "Incipient ferromagnetism in Tb2Ge2O7: Application of chemical pressure to the enigmatic spin-liquid compound Tb2Ti2O7." Physical Review Letters 113 (2014).

Zhou, H.D. et al. "Successive phase transitions and extended spin-excitation continuum in the S=1/2 triangular-lattice antiferromagnet Ba3CoSb2O9." Phys. Rev. Letters 109 (2012).

Carlo, J.P. et al. "New magnetic phase diagram of (Sr,Ca)2RuO4." Nature Materials 11 (2012): 323–28.

Zhou, H.D. et al. "High pressure route to generate magnetic monopole dimers in spin ice." Nature Communications 2 (2011).

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