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Researcher Winterrose, Michael L.
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Magnetic Iron Alloy ♦ X-ray Scattering Applied ♦ Pressure-induced Invar Anomaly ♦ Quantum Mechanical Simulation ♦ Brent Fultz ♦ Mike Vondrus ♦ Itzhak Halevy ♦ Computational Material Physic ♦ Thomas Dickinson ♦ Invaluable Insight ♦ Impeccable Manner ♦ Iv Acknowledgement ♦ Synchrotron Trip ♦ Chiara Daraio ♦ Undergraduate Advisor ♦ High-pressure Experimental Work ♦ Channing Ahn ♦ Deep Knowledge ♦ William Johnson ♦ Unwavering Support ♦ Caltech Office Mate ♦ Extraordinary Effort ♦ Pam Albertson ♦ Experimental Material Work ♦ Administrative Assistant ♦ Dedicated Work ♦ Near Superhuman Effort ♦ Guruswami Ravichandran ♦ Many Kind Thanks ♦ Many Interesting Conversation ♦ Taura Scott ♦ Expert Machining Work ♦ Jennifer Jackson
Abstract To Jaime, the love of my life. To my parents, Mike and Treo, my unwavering support. iv Acknowledgements This thesis was made possible through the support, collaboration, and advice of my advisor, Brent Fultz, who believed in me at a time when I did not believe in myself and set me on a path that has led me to this day. The high-pressure experimental work in this thesis was completed largely through the near superhuman efforts of Itzhak Halevy. His extraordinary effort, guidance, patience, and talents will not be forgotten. I would like to thank Channing Ahn for getting me away from my computer during the periods between the synchrotron trips and imparting his invaluable insights into the world of experimental materials work. His support and advice is much appreciated. The expert machining work of Mike Vondrus made possible the discovery around which this thesis revolves. Also, the dedicated work of the administrative assistants made our work and travel possible. I would particularly like to thank Pam Albertson and Taura Scott for their help. Many kind thanks to my committee, Brent Fultz, William Johnson, Chiara Daraio, Guruswami Ravichandran, and Jennifer Jackson. I would also like to acknowledge my undergraduate advisor, Professor J. Thomas Dickinson, for setting me on the road of computational materials physics that now finds its culmination in this thesis. For their deep knowledge and willingness to share it, their impeccable manners, and for the many interesting conversations we have engaged in over the years, I thank my Caltech office mates
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Thesis
Publisher Date 2011-01-01