James Analytis



  • Fellow
  • Quantum Materials


  • University of California Berkeley
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Department of Physics


  • United States


DPhil (Physics), University of Oxford
BSc (Physics 1st Class) University of Canterbury, New Zealand


James Analytis is an experimental physicist who focuses on the discovery and understanding of exotic materials manifesting novel quantum phenomena that have both fundamental and technological implications, particularly superconductors, exotic magnets and topological insulators.


Department of Energy Early Career Award, 2015
Sloan Fellowship, 2015
Gordon and Betty Moore Fellow in Materials Synthesis, 2014
Kittel Chair, University of California, Berkeley, 2013

Relevant Publications

Jang, S., Kealhofer, R., John, C.,..., Analytis, J.G. (2019). Direct visualization of coexisting channels of interaction in CeSb. Science Advances, 5(3), eaat7158. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat7158
Hayes, I.M., Hao, Z., Maksimovic, N.,..., Analytis, J.G.(2018). Magnetoresistance scaling reveals symmetries of the strongly correlated dynamics in BaFe2(As1−xPx)2“, Phys. Rev. Lett, 121(19),197002. DOI:
Nityan, L.N., Eran, M., Caolan, J.,... Analytis, J.G. (2019). Electrical switching in a magnetically intercalated transition metal dichalcogenide. Nature Materials in press. arXiv:1907.11698
Ruiz, A., Frano, A., Breznay, N.P.,... Analytis, J.G. (2018). Field-induced intertwined orders in 3D Mott-Kitaev honeycomb β-Li2IrO3. Nature Communications 8, 961. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01071-9
Moll, P. J. W., Nair,  N. L., Helm, T.  A. C.,... Analytis, J.G. (2016). Transport evidence for Fermi-arc-mediated chirality transfer in the Dirac semimetal Cd3As2. Nature, 535, 266–270.