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Our group is dedicated to the fascinating physics of unusual and/or unconventional superconductors, with a strong emphasis on understanding the fundamental properties of such materials.

We focus on experimental studies of vortices, and how they can be used to probe the detailed nature of the superconducting state of the host material.

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Latest News & Events
Liz De Waard, Steve Kuhn, Morten Eskildsen and Keenan Avers (Northwestern) will present results of our groups’ research at the 2017 APS March meeting in New Orleans.
March 13-17, 2017
Studies of the dynamic reorganization of vortex matter close to the peak effect in NbSe2 were published in PRB. This combined SANS with in-situ linear ac susceptibility, carried out in collaboration with G. Pasquini and her colleagues at the University of Buenos Aires.
March 6, 2017
Our recent SANS studies of the metastable vortex lattice phases in MgB2 will be presented in a seminar at Washington University in St. Louis.
January 10, 2017
Results of Steve Kuhn’s and co-workers on the structure and property correlations in FeS was published in Physica C. This work was carried out his one year stay at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, supported by a Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research award.
January 10, 2017
Results of our vortex lattice studies in UPt3 will be presented by Morten Eskildsen in a seminar at Institut Néel, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Grenoble, France.
December 8, 2016
Congratulations to Liz De Waard who passed her candidacy exam.
December 2, 2016
The final report from the Second Target Station Workshop held at the Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is now available here. The workshop was co-chaired by Boris Khaykovich from MIT and Morten Eskildsen.
November 8, 2016
Liz De Waard gave a physics seminar on her recent research on metastable vortex lattice phases in MgB2 at Lewis University in Illinois (her Alma Mater).
October 28, 2016
Morten Eskildsen presented our recent SANS results on UPt3 at the 2016 American Conference on Neutron Scattering in Long Beach, California.
July 10-14, 2016
We presented our results on metastable vortex lattice phases in MgB2 at the 2016 International Conference on Superconductivity and Magnetism, held in Fethiye, Turkey.
April 24-28, 2016
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Contact Information
Prof. Morten R Eskildsen
Department of Physics
225 Nieuwland Science Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Email: eskildsen@nd.edu
Ph.: 574-631-4010

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Eskildsen Group, Department of Physics
225 Nieuwland Science Hall, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
Phone: 574-631-4010 Email: eskildsen@nd.edu
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