Associate Professor

Dr. Vivek Kumar Anand

Department of Physics

Interests

  1. Magnetism
  2. Superconductivity
  3. Strongly Correlated Materials

Education

2000

Indira Gandhi National Open University
India
Bachelors

2004

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
India
Masters

2008

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
India
Ph.D.

Experience

  • Member Advisory Panel of Physica Scripta
  • Referee for Reports on Progress in Physics, Nature Communications, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, New Journal of Physics, Europhysics Letters, Superconductor Science and Technology, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Research Experience

  • January 2019 – April 2019, Visiting Scientist | École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • June 2013 – December 2018, Scientist | Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, Germany
  • October 2010 – June 2013, Postdoctoral Research Associate | Ames National Laboratory, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
  • March 2010 – September 2010, Visiting Scientist | Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, UK
  • September 2009 – January 2010, Visiting Fellow | Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
  • June 2008 – August 2009, Postdoctoral Research Associate | Max-Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle, Germany

Research Interest

  • Magnetic, superconducting and strongly correlated electron properties of novel materials and complex electron systems
  • Unconventional and high-Tc superconductivity, noncentrosymmetric and topological superconductors,
  • Quantum criticality, heavy fermion and non-Fermi liquid behavior,
  • Frustrated magnetism - spin-glass, spin-ice and spin-liquid behavior,
  • Investigations using neutron scattering and muon spin relaxation techniques
  • Exploratory material synthesis and single crystal growth

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2008 2009, Max-Planck Postdoctoral Fellowship – Max-Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle, Germany
  • 2005, Qualified CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) & Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
  • 2002 2008, Institute Fellowship during  MSc-PhD dual degree program – Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • 2001, Qualified Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST)
  • 2000 ,  Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering  (GATE)

Memberships

  • American Physical Society

Publications

  • J. Xu, O. Benton, V. K. Anand, A. T. M. N. Islam, T. Guidi, G. Ehlers, E. Feng, Y. Su, A. Sakai, P. Gegenwart, and B. Lake: Anisotropic exchange Hamiltonian, magnetic phase diagram and domain inversion of Nd2Zr2O7, Phys. Rev. B 99, 144420 (2019).
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja, M. R. Lees, P. K. Biswas, A. D. Hillier, and B. Lake: Superconductivity in Ru0.55Rh0.45P and Ru0.75Rh0.25As probed by muon spin relaxation and rotation measurements, Phys. Rev. B 98, 214517 (2018)
  • V. K. Anand, A. T. M. N. Islam, A. Samartzis, J. Xu, N. Casati, and B. Lake: Optimization of single crystal growth of candidate quantum spin-ice Pr2Hf2O7 by optical floating-zone method, J. Crystal Growth 498 (2018) 124.
  • L. Opherden, T. Bilitewski, J. Hornung, T. Herrmannsdörfer, A. Samartzis, A. T. M. N. Islam, V. K. Anand, B. Lake, R. Moessner, and J. Wosnitza, Inverted hysteresis and negative remanence in a homogeneous antiferromagnet, Phys. Rev. B 98, 180403(R) (2018).
  • A. Bhattacharyya, D. T. Adroja, M. Smidman, and V. K. Anand: A brief review on µSR studies of unconventional Fe- and Cr-based superconductors, Sci. China- Phys. Mech. Astron. 61 (2018) 127402.
  • V. K. Anand, A. D. Hillier, D. T. Adroja, D. D. Khalyavin, P. Manuel, G. Andre, S. Rols, and M. M. Koza: Understanding the magnetism in noncentrosymmetric heavy-fermion superconductor CeIrGe3: Muon spin relaxation and neutron scattering studies, Phys. Rev. B 97 (2018) 184422.
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja, A. D. Hillier, K. Shigetoh, T. Takabatake, J.-G. Park, K. A. McEwen, J. H. Pixley, and Q. Si: Zero-Field Ambient-Pressure Quantum Criticality in the Stoichiometric Non-Fermi Liquid System CeRhBi, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 87 (2018) 064708.
  • V. K. Anand, L. Opherden, J. Xu, D. T. Adroja, A. D. Hillier, P. K. Biswas, T. Herrmannsdörfer, M. Uhlarz, J. Hornung, J. Wosnitza, E. Canevet, and B. Lake: Evidence for a dynamical ground state in a frustrated pyrohafnate Tb2Hf2O7, Phys. Rev. B 97 (2018) 094402.
  • N. S. Sangeetha, V. K. Anand, E. Cuervo-Reyes, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, and D. C. Johnston: Enhanced moments of Eu in single crystals of the metallic helical antiferromagnet EuCo2-yAs2, Phys. Rev. B 97 (2018) 144403.
  • V. K. Anand, D. L. Abernathy, D. T. Adroja, A. D. Hillier, P. K. Biswas and B. Lake: Muon spin relaxation and inelastic neutron scattering investigations of all-in/all-out antiferromagnet Nd2Hf2O7, Phys. Rev. B 95 (2017) 224420.
  • I. Dhiman, R. Ziesche, V. K. Anand, L. Riik, G. Song, A. T. M. N. Islam, I. Tanaka, and W. Treimer: Thermodynamics of Meissner effect and flux pinning behavior in the bulk of single crystal La2-xSrxCuO4 (x = 0.09), Phys. Rev. B 96 (2017) 104517.
  • A. Sapkota, B. G. Ueland, V. K. Anand, N. S. Sangeetha, D. L. Abernathy, M. B. Stone, J. L. Niedziela, D. C. Johnston, A. Kreyssig, A. I. Goldman and R. J. McQueeney: Extremely anisotropic spin fluctuations due to effective one-dimensional coupling in the highly-frustrated metal CaCo2-yAs2, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119 (2017) 147201. (Editors’ Suggestion)
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja, A. Bhattacharyya, B. Klemke, and B. Lake: Kondo lattice heavy fermion behavior in CeRh2Ga2, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 29 (2017) 135601.
  • W. T. Jayasekara, A. Pandey, A. Kreyssig, N. S. Sangeetha, A. Sapkota, K. Kothapalli, V. K. Anand, W. Tian, D. Vaknin, D. C. Johnston, R. J. McQueeney, A. I. Goldman and B. G. Ueland, Suppression of magnetic order in CaCo1.86As2 with Fe substitution: Magnetization, neutron diffraction, and x-ray diffraction studies of Ca(Co1-xFex)yAs2, Phys. Rev. B 95 (2017) 064425.
  • V. K. Anand, L. Opherden, J. Xu, D. T. Adroja, A. T. M. N. Islam, T. Herrmannsdörfer, J. Hornung, R. Schönemann, M. Uhlarz, H. C. Walker, N. Casati, and B. Lake: Physical Properties of a candidate quantum spin-ice system Pr2Hf2O7, Phys. Rev. B 94 (2016) 144415.
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja, D. Britz, A. M. Strydom, J. W. Taylor and W. Kockelmann: Crystal-field states of Kondo lattice heavy fermions CeRuSn3 and CeRhSn3, Phys. Rev. B 94 (2016) 014440.
  • V. K. Anand and D. C. Johnston: Metallic behavior induced by potassium doping of the trigonal antiferromagnetic insulator EuMn2As2, Phys. Rev. B 94 (2016) 014431.
  • Q.-P. Ding, P. Wiecki, V. K. Anand, N. S. Sangeetha, Y. Lee, D. C. Johnston and Y. Furukawa: Volovik effect and Fermi-liquid behavior in the s-wave superconductor CaPd2As2: 75As NMR-NQR Measurements, Phys. Rev. B 93 (2016) 140502 (R).
  • J. Xu, V. K. Anand, A. K. Bera, M. Frontzek, D. L. Abernathy, J. L. Niedziela, N. Casati, K. Siemensmeyer and B. Lake: Magnetic structure and crystal field states of pyrochlore antiferromagnet Nd2Zr2O7, Phys. Rev. B 92 (2015) 224430.
  • V. K. Anand, A. K. Bera, J. Xu, T. Herrmannsdörfer, C. Ritter and B. Lake: Observation of long range magnetic ordering in pyrohafnate Nd2Hf2O7: A neutron diffraction study, Phys. Rev. B 92 (2015) 184418.
  • V. K. Anand, D. A. Tennant and B. Lake: Investigations of the effect of nonmagnetic Ca substitution for magnetic Dy on spin-freezing in Dy2Ti2O7, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27 (2015) 436001.
  • V. K. Anand and D. C. Johnston: Antiferromagnetism in EuCu2As2 and EuCu1.82Sb2 single crystals, Phys. Rev. B 91 (2015) 184403.
  • D. H. Ryan, J. M. Cadogan, V. K. Anand, D. C. Johnston and R. Flacau: The magnetic structure of EuCu2Sb2, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27 (2015) 206002.
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja, A. Bhattacharyya, U. B. Paramanik, P. Manuel, A. D. Hillier, D. Khalyavin, and Z. Hossain: µSR and neutron diffraction investigations on reentrant ferromagnetic superconductor Eu(Fe0.86Ir0.14)2As2, Phys. Rev. B 91 (2015) 094427.
  • D. Das, A. Bhattacharyya, V. K. Anand, A. D. Hillier, J. W. Taylor, T. Gruner, C. Geibel, D. T. Adroja and Z. Hossain: Muon spin relaxation study on itinerant ferromagnet CeCrGe3 and the effect of Ti substitution on magnetism of CeCrGe3, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27 (2015) 016004.
  • V. K. Anand, H. Kim, M. A. Tanatar, R. Prozorov and D. C. Johnston: Superconductivity and physical properties of CaPd2Ge2 single crystals, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 26 (2014) 405702.
  • V. K. Anand, D. G. Quirinale, Y. Lee, B. N. Harmon, Y. Furukawa, V. V. Ogloblichev, A. Huq, D. L. Abernathy, P. W. Stephens, R. J. McQueeney, A. Kreyssig, A. I. Goldman and D. C. Johnston: Crystallography and physical properties of BaCo2As2, Ba0.94K0.06Co2As2 and Ba0.78K0.22Co2As2, Phys. Rev. B 90 (2014) 064517.
  • R. J. Goetsch, V. K. Anand and D. C. Johnston: Helical antiferromagnetic ordering in Lu1-xScxMnSi (x = 0, 0.25, 0.50), Phys. Rev. B 90 (2014) 064415.
  • V. K. Anand, D. Britz, A. Bhattacharyya, D. T. Adroja, A. D. Hillier, A. M. Strydom, W. Kockelmann, B. D. Rainford and K. A. McEwen: Physical properties of noncentrosymmetric superconductor LaIrSi3: A µSR study, Phys. Rev. B 90 (2014) 014513.
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja, A. Bhattacharyya, A. D. Hillier, J. W. Taylor and A. M. Strydom: Investigations of the singlet ground state system: PrIrsi3, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 26 (2014) 306001.
  • V. K. Anand and D. C. Johnston: Physical properties of EuPd2As2 single crystals, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 26 (2014) 286002.
  • V. K. Anand, R. S. Dhaka, Y. Lee, B. N. Harmon, A. Kaminski and D. C. Johnston: Physical properties of metallic antiferromagnetic CaCo1.86As2 single crystals, Phys. Rev. B 89 (2014) 214409.
  • M. Smidman, A. D. Hillier, D. T. Adroja, M. R. Lees, V. K. Anand, R. P. Singh, R. I. Smith, D. M. Paul and G. Balakrishnan: Investigations of the superconducting states of noncentrosymmetric LaPdSi3 and LaPtSi3, Phys. Rev. B 89 (2014) 094509.
  • D. G. Quirinale, V. K. Anand, M. G. Kim, A. Pandey, A. Huq, P. W. Stephens, T. W. Heitmann, A. Kreyssig, R. J. McQueeney, D. C. Johnston and A. I. Goldman: The crystal and magnetic structure of CaCo1.86As2 by x-ray and neutron diffraction, Phys. Rev. B 88 (2013) 174420.
  • M. Smidman, D. T. Adroja, A. D. Hillier, L. C. Chapon, J. W. Taylor, V. K. Anand, R. P. Singh, M. R. Lees, E. A. Goremychkin, M. M. Koza, V. V. Krishnamurthy, D. M. Paul and G. Balakrishnan: Neutron scattering and muon spin relaxation measurements of the non-centrosymmetric antiferromagnet CeCoGe3, Phys. Rev. B 88 (2013) 134416.
  • J. A. McLeod, E. Z. Kurmaev, I. Perez, V. K. Anand, P. Kanchana Perera, D. C. Johnston and A. Moewes: Electronic structure of copper pnictides: Influence of different cations and pnictogens, Phys. Rev. B 88 (2013) 014508.
  • R. S. Dhaka, Y. Lee, V. K. Anand, D. C. Johnston, B. N. Harmon and A. Kaminski: Angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy study of BaCo2As2, Phys. Rev. B 87 (2013) 214516.
  • V. K. Anand, H. Kim, M. A. Tanatar, R. Prozorov and D. C. Johnston: Superconducting and normal state properties of APd2As2 (A = Ca, Sr, Ba) single crystals, Phys. Rev. B 87 (2013) 224510.
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja and A. D. Hillier: Magnetic and transport properties of PrRhSi3, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 25 (2013) 196003.
  • R. J. Goetsch, V. K. Anand and D. C. Johnston: Antiferromagnetism in EuNiGe3, Phys. Rev. B 87 (2013) 064406.
  • V. K. Anand and D. C. Johnston: Observation of a phase transition at 55 K in single crystal CaCu1.7As2, Phys. Rev. B 86 (2012) 214501.
  • V. K. Anand, A. Thamizhavel, Z. Hossain and S. Ramakrishnan: Complex magnetic order in Pr2Pd3Ge5: A single crystal study, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 24 (2012) 456003.
  • D. T. Adroja and V. K. Anand: The inelastic neutron scattering study on the noncentrosymmetric compounds PrCuAl3 and NdCuAl3, Phys. Rev. B 86 (2012) 104404.
  • A. Prasad, V. K. Anand, U. B. Paramanik, Z. Hossain, R. Sarkar, N. Oeschler, M. Baenitz and C. Geibel: Ferromagnetic ordering in CeIr2B2: Transport, magnetization, specific heat and NMR studies, Phys. Rev. B 86 (2012) 014414
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja and A. D. Hillier: Ferromagnetic cluster spin-glass behavior in PrRhSn3, Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012) 014418.
  • V. K. Anand, P. Kanchana Perera, A. Pandey, R. J. Goetsch, A. Kreyssig and D. C. Johnston: Crystal growth and physical properties of SrCu2As2, SrCu2Sb2 and BaCu2Sb2, Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012) 214523.
  • V. K. Anand, Anupam, Z. Hossain, S. Ramakrishnan, A. Thamizhavel and D. T. Adroja: Magnetic and transport properties of Pr2Pt3Si5, J. Magn. Magn. Matter. 324 (2012) 2483.
  • Anupam, K. Anand, P. L. Paulose, S. Ramakrishnan, C. Geibel and Z. Hossain: Effect of Ni-doping on magnetism and superconductivity in Eu0.5K0.5Fe2As2, Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012) 144513.
  • A. D. Hillier, D. T. Adroja, P. Manuel, V. K. Anand, J. W. Taylor, K. A. McEwen, B. D. Rainford and M. M. Koza: µSR and neutron scattering investigations of the non-centrosymmetric heavy fermion antiferromagnet: CeRhGe3, Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012) 134405.
  • R. J. Goetsch, V. K. Anand, Abhishek Pandey and D. C. Johnston: Structural, thermal, magnetic and electronic transport properties of the LaNi2(Ge1-xPx)2 system, Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012) 054517.
  • A. Pandey, R. S. Dhaka, J. Lamsal, Y. Lee, V. K. Anand, A. Kreyssig, T. W. Heitmann, R. J. McQueeney, A. I. Goldman, B. N. Harmon, A. Kaminski and D. C. Johnston: Ba1-xKxMn2As2: An antiferromagnetic local moment metal, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) 087005.
  • A. Pandey, V. K. Anand and D. C. Johnston: Large miscibility gap in the Ba(MnxFe1-x)2As2 system, Phys. Rev. B 84 (2011) 014405.
  • Anupam, K. Anand, Z. Hossain, D. T. Adroja and C. Geibel: Signatures of spin-glass behavior in PrIr2B2 and heavy fermion behavior in PrIr2B2C, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23 (2011) 376001.
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja, A. D. Hillier, J. Taylor and G. Andre: Signatures of spin-glass behavior in the induced magnetic moment system PrRuSi3, Phys. Rev. B 84 (2011) 064440.
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja, A. D. Hillier, W. Kockelmann, A. Frale and A. M. Strydom: Complex magnetic behavior in the novel Kondo lattice compound CeRhSn3, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23 (2011) 276001.
  • V. K. Anand, A. D. Hillier, D. T. Adroja, A. Strydom, H. Michor, K. A. McEwen, and B. D. Rainford: Specific heat and µSR study on the non-centrosymmetric superconductor LaRhSi3, Phys. Rev. B 83 (2011) 064522.
  • V. K. Anand, Z. Hossain and S. Ramakrishnan: Antiferromagnetic ordering below 1.7 K in PrIr2Ge2, J. Alloys Comp. 509 (2011) 1436.
  • D. T. Adroja, A. D. Hillier, P. P. Deen, A. M. Strydom, Y. Muro, J. Kajino, W. A. Kockelmann, T. Takabatake, V. K. Anand, R. Stewart and J. Taylor: Long-range ordering of reduced magnetic moments in the spin-gap compound CeOs2Al10 as seen via muon spin relaxation and neutron scattering, Phys. Rev. B 82 (2010) 104405. (Editors’ Suggestion)
  • M. Kumar, V. K. Anand, C. Geibel, M. Nicklas and Z. Hossain: Possible charge-density wave transition in PrPt2Si2, Phys. Rev. B 81 (2010) 125107.
  • R. Sarkar, A. Ghoshray, B. Pahari, M. Ghosh, K. Ghoshray, B. Bandyopadhyay, M. Majumder, V. K. Anand and Z. Hossain, 11B and 195Pt NMR study of heavy fermion compound CePt2B2C, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 21 (2009) 415602.
  • S. Layek, V. K. Anand and Z. Hossain: Valence fluctuation in Ce2Co3Ge5 and crystal field effect in Pr2Co3Ge5, J. Magn. Magn. Matter. 321 (2009) 3447.
  • Anupam, K. Anand, V. Ganesan and Z. Hossain: Magnetic and transport properties of Pr2Pd3Si5, J. Magn. Magn. Matter. 321 (2009) 2753.
  • V. K. Anand, Z. Hossain, G. Chen, M. Nicklas and C. Geibel: Heavy fermion behavior in PrRh2B2C: An excitonic mass enhancement, Phys. Rev. B 79 (2009) 113107.
  • Z. Hossain, A. K. Rajarajan, V. K. Anand, C. Geibel and S. M. Yusuf: Magnetic properties of PrRh2Si2: A neutron diffraction study, J. Magn. Magn. Matter. 321 (2009) 213.
  • A. Prasad, V. K. Anand, Z. Hossain, P. L. Paulose and C. Geibel: Anisotropic magnetic behavior in EuIr2Ge2 single crystal, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 20 (2008) 285217.
  • V. K. Anand, B. Pandey, Z. Hossain, H. C. Verma and C. Geibel: Antiferromagnetism in Fe-doped PrRh2Si2: A Mössbauer study, Hyperfine Interactions 184 (2008) 173.
  • V. K. Anand, Z. Hossain and C. Geibel: Magnetic and transport properties of PrTGe3 (T = Ni, Rh), Solid State Communications 146 (2008) 335.
  • V. K. Anand, Z. Hossain and C. Geibel: Magnetic order in Pr2Pd3Ge5 and possible heavy fermion behavior in Pr2Rh3Ge5, Phys. Rev. B 77 (2008) 184407.
  • V. K. Anand, Z. Hossain, G. Behr, G. Chen, M. Nicklas and C. Geibel: Magnetocrystalline anisotropy and antiferromagnetic phase transition in PrRh2Si2, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 19 (2007) 506205.
  • V. K. Anand, Z. Hossain and C. Geibel: Magnetic properties of PrPd2Si2 and PrPt2Si2, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 19 (2007) 486207.
  • V. K. Anand, C. Geibel and Z. Hossain: Superconducting and magnetic properties of Pt-based borocarbides RPt2B2C (R = La, Ce, Pr), Physica C 460-462 (2007) 636.
  • V. K. Anand, A. Chaudhuri, S. K. Dhar, C. Geibel and Z. Hossain: Magnetic behavior of PrPd2B2C, Physica C 460-462 (2007) 785.
  • V. K. Anand, A. K. Nandy, S. K. Dhar, C. Geibel and Z. Hossain: Magnetic and transport properties of Pr2Ni3Ge5, J. Magn. Magn. Matter. 313 (2007) 164.
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja and A. M. Strydom: “Type-I Superconductivity in Noncentrosymmetric LaRhSi3 and LaIrSi3" invited contribution to book: Superconductivity: Properties, Applications and New Developments (ed. Paulette Grant) p. 1 – 15 (Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, USA, 2015).
Book Chapter:
  • V. K. Anand, D. T. Adroja and A. M. Strydom: “Type-I Superconductivity in Noncentrosymmetric LaRhSi3 and LaIrSi3" invited contribution to book: Superconductivity: Properties, Applications and New Developments (ed. Paulette Grant) p. 1 – 15 (Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, USA, 2015).

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