Welcome to Our Group’s webpage
Our current research interests are in the synthesis and characterizations of various interesting functional oxide and multifunctional materials (such as dielectric, ferroelectric, ferromagnetic, multiferroic, magnetoelectric, etc) in order to understand structure-property relationships in these materials. Applications of these materials in a variety of devices require fine tuning of their physical properties. Artificially engineered multilayered, nanocomposites, and heterostructured films of such materials are of great interest due to their novel properties, which cannot otherwise be achieved in homogeneous single phase material.
National Lab Collaborations: Our group has current collaborations with researchers from Los Alamos National Lab, Argonne National Lab, and Oak Ridge National Lab.
Our lab is located in the Gant Science Complex: Institute of Materials Science: Room 014A
Recent news from our group
- September 2021Physics graduate student Jacob joined the group for his PhD work. A big welcome Jake!
- Congratulations Jianhang for your new article!Congratulations Jianhang for your new article, which is now published in Journal of Applied Physics!! Comparison of the dielectric and magnetocaloric properties of bulk and film of GdFe0.5Cr0.5O3, J. Shi, M.S. Seehra, Y. Dang, S. L. Suib, and M. Jain, J. of Applied Physics, 129 (2021) 243904 (2021).
- March 2020Jain’s group published a paper with Seehra’s group (West Virginia Univ) entitled “Spin dynamics and relaxation in 7.6 nm thin film of La7Sr0.3MnO3/SrTiO3: ac magnetic susceptibility and magnetic viscosity investigations” in the Journal of Applied Physics. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0017765
Google Scholar Profile of Dr. Jain
Contact: 196A Auditorium Road, U-3046,
Department of Physics
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-3046