Sara Haravifard

Sara Haravifard

William M. Fairbank Assistant Professor of Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics

Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Office Location: 
099 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Front Office Address: 
Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708-0305
(919) 613-6821


Experimental Condensed Matter 

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., McMaster University (Canada) 2010

  • M.S., McMaster University (Canada) 2005

  • B.S., McMaster University (Canada) 2003

Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

NSERC PGS D3 Prestigious Scholarship awarded by National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (2007 to 2010)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship awarded by Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universitie, Canada (2006)

The Eugene D. Bolotkin Prestigious Scholarship awarded by McMaster University, ON, Canada (2005)

Haravifard, S., et al. “Neutron and x-ray scattering studies of the lightly doped spin-Peierls system Cu1-xCdxGeO3.” Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, vol. 19, no. 43, Oct. 2007. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0953-8984/19/43/436222. Full Text

Dabkowska, H. A., et al. “Crystal growth and magnetic behaviour of pure and doped SrCu2(11BO3)2.” Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 306, no. 1, Aug. 2007, pp. 123–28. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2007.04.040. Full Text

Haravifard, S., et al. “In-gap spin excitations and finite triplet lifetimes in the dilute singlet ground state system SrCu(2-x)Mgx(BO3)2.Physical Review Letters, vol. 97, no. 24, Dec. 2006, p. 247206. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.97.247206. Full Text

Gaulin, B. D., et al. “High-resolution study of spin excitations in the singlet ground state of SrCu2(BO3)2.Physical Review Letters, vol. 93, no. 26 Pt 1, Dec. 2004, p. 267202. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.93.267202. Full Text