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David Harrison

PAN 221 (office)
PAN 10 (lab)
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Summary of Interests
Magnetism, Spin Glasses, Electronic Noise

About My Work

I study spin glasses--a type of disordered magnetic system--in the Dahlberg Lab. I measure the low-frequency electrical resistance fluctuations (noise) of thin spin glass nanowires in an attempt to probe the effects of dimensionality on the spin glass phase.

Selected Publications

Qiang Zhai, David C. Harrison, and Raymond L. Orbach, Effect of magnetic fields on spin glass dynamics, Phys. Rev. B 96, 054408 (2017)

Qiang Zhai, David C. Harrison, Daniel Tennant, E. Dan Dalhberg, Gregory G. Kenning, and Raymond L. Orbach, Glassy dynamics in CuMn thin-film multilayers, Phys. Rev. B 95, 054304 (2017)

J. T. Delles, David C. Harrison, Dan Endean, and E. Dan Dahlberg, Transport properties of exchange biased mesoscale wires, Journal of Applied Physics 121, no. 5, 053905 (2017)


St. John's University, Collegeville, MN (2010)
—B.A. in Physics, Numerical Computation, and Spanish