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Dr. Yuriy Sizyuk

Dr. Yuriy Sizyuk

  • Postdoc Research Associate
Short Biography:
2017-present: Postdoc at Iowa State University with Prof. Peter P. Orth
2017: Ph.D. in Physics at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, advisor Prof. Natalia Perkins. Title: "4d and 5d compounds as the new frontier of the anisotropic spin physics"
2014: M.S. in Physics at University of Wisconsin - Madison
2011: B.S. in Physics, summa cum laude at Illinois Institute of Technology

Summary of Research Interests:
Correlated materials with strong spin-orbit coupling
Magnetism in highly anisotropic spin systems
Realization of spin liquid states in solid state materials
Order-by-disorder in anisotropic spin systems

Area of Expertise: Condensed matter theory

Contact Info

12 Physics 2323
Osborn Dr


  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Minnesota, 2017
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014
  • B.S., Illinois Insitute of Technology, 2011

More Information


A complete list of my publications can be found on arXiv

Selected Publications and Preprints:

  • Ioannis Rousochatzakis, Yuriy Sizyuk, Natalia B. Perkins, Quantum spin liquid in the semiclassical regime, arXiv:1706.03756, submitted to Nat. Comm.
  • Peter Wölfle, Natalia B Perkins, Yuriy Sizyuk, Free energy of quantum spin systems: Functional integral representation, Phys. Rev. B 95, 184408 (2017)
  • Yuriy Sizyuk, Craig Price, Peter Wölfle, Natalia B. Perkins, Importance of anisotropic exchange interactions in honeycomb iridates. Minimal model for zigzag antiferromagnetic order in Na2IrO3Phys. Rev. B 90, 155126 (2014)