Jacob Ruff

Staff Scientist, CHESS

Beamline affiliations: A2

Twitter: @jpcruff


Education / Experience:
2012 - Present: Staff Scientist, CHESS, Cornell University
2010 - 2012:  Director's Fellow and Argonne Scholar, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Lab
2004 - 2010:  PhD in Physics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
2000 - 2004:   BSc. Physics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Research interests:

Quantum physics of materials, disordered structures, diffuse scattering, REXS, magnetism, unconventional superconductivity, charge density waves, critical phenomena, phonons, spin waves, single crystals, thin films, low temperatures, large magnetic fields.

Selected Publications:
  • Charge Density Wave in the New Polymorphs of RE2Ru3Ge5 (RE=Pr,Sm,Dy), Daniel E Bugaris, Christos D Malliakas, Fei Han, Nicholas P Calta, Mihai Sturza, Matthew J Krogstad, Raymond Osborn, Stephan Rosenkranz, Jacob PC Ruff, Giancarlo Trimarchi, Sergey L Bud’ko, Mahalingam Balasubramanian, Duck Young Chung, and Mercouri G Kanatzidis, JACS 139 (11), pp 4130-4143 (2017)  https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.7b00284
  • Observation of a Charge Density Wave Incommensuration Near the Superconducting Dome in CuxTiSe2, Anshul Kogar, Gilberto A de la Pena, Sangjun Lee, Yizhi Fang, SX-L Sun, David B Lioi, Goran Karapetrov, Kenneth D Finkelstein, Jacob PC Ruff, Peter Abbamonte, and Stephan Rosenkranz, Physical Review Letters 118, 027002 (2017)  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.027002
  • Interplay of spin-orbit interactions, dimensionality, and octahedral rotations in semimetallic SrIrO3, YF Nie, PDC King, CH Kim, M Uchida, HI Wei, BD Faeth, JP Ruf, JPC Ruff, L Xie, X Pan, CJ Fennie, DG Schlom, and KM Shen, Physical Review Letters 114, 016401 (2015)  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.016401
  • Susceptibility anisotropy in an iron arsenide superconductor revealed by x-ray diffraction in pulsed magnetic fields, JPC Ruff, J-H Chu, H-H Kuo, RK Das, H Nojiri, IR Fisher, and Z Islam, Physical Review Letters 109, 027004 (2012)  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.027004

Full publication list on Google Scholar (link):  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=0XN9swkAAAAJ&hl=en