Dr James Storey
Dr James Storey received his PhD in physics from Victoria University of Wellington in 2007 for his thesis entitled ‘Electronic structure and thermodynamic properties of high-temperature superconductors’.
His specialities are in the following areas.
Polycrystalline Bi-2212, Y-123, Y-124, Tl-2201 and NCCO cuprate high temperature superconductors, including oxygen isotope-substituted and magnetically grain-aligned samples.
Differential specific heat, thermopower, SQUID magnetisation, AC susceptibility, resistivity, X-ray diffraction and Raman spectroscopy.
Lattice and electronic specific heat, electronic Raman spectra, diffusion thermopower, superfluid density/penetration depth, magnetic susceptibility/NMR Knight shift, optical conductivity, quasiparticle interference, single and multiband self-consistent solutions of the BCS gap equation.
Proficient in Java, C++, Turbo Pascal and LabVIEW, familiar with QBasic, Visual Basic, Perl, Python and HTML.
Graphical user interface design, automated instrument control and data acquisition, data analysis, numerical calculations and modelling.