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Mercouri G. Kanatzidis

Joint Appointment


Mercouri Kanatzidis obtained his BSc from Aristotle University in Greece and his PhD in chemistry from the University of Iowa in 1984. He was a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Michigan and Northwestern University from 1985 to 1987 and is currenly the the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University. Mercouri in the fall of 2006 from Michigan State University where he was a University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry since 1987. Mercouri is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Solid State Chemistry.

Selected Publications

Entropically stabilized local dipole formation in lead chalcogenides, E. S. Bozin, C. D. Malliakas, P. Souvatzis, T. Proffen, N. A. Spaldin, M. G. Kanatzidis, S. J. L. Billinge, Science 330, 1660 (2010[doi]

Selective Substitution of Cr in CaFe4As3 and its Effect on the Spin Density Wave I. Todorov, D.Y. Chung, H. Claus, K. E. Gray, Q. Li, J. Schleuter, T. Bakas, A. P. Douvalis, M. Gutmann, M. G. Kanatzidis, Chem. Mater. 22, 4996-5002 (2010[doi]

Topotactic Redox Chemistry of NaFeAs in Water and Air and Superconducting Behavior with Stoichiometry Change I. Todorov, D.Y. Chung, H. Claus, C.D. Malliakas, A. Douvalis, M. G. Kanatzidis; Chem. Mater. 22, 3916-3925 (2010[doi]

Incommensurate spin-density wave and magnetic lock-in transition in CaFe4As3 P. Manuel, L. C. Chapon, I. S. Todorov, J. P. Castellan, S. Rosenkranz, R. Osborn, P. Toledano, M. G. Kanatzidis, Phys. Rev. B 81 184402 (2010[doi]

CaFe4As3: A Metallic Iron Arsenide with Anisotropic Magnetic and Charge-Transport Properties I. Todorov, D.Y. Chung, C.D. Malliakas, Q. Li, T. Bakas, A. Douvalis, G. Trimarchi, K. Gray, J.F. Mitchell, A.J. Freeman, M.G. Kanatzidis, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 5405 (2009[doi]

Unconventional superconductivity in Ba0.6K0.4Fe2As2 from inelastic neutron scattering, A. D. Christianson, E.A. Goremychkin, R. Osborn, S. Rosenkranz, M.D. Lumsden, C.D. Malliakas, I.S. Todorov, H. Claus, D.Y. Chung, M.G. Kanatzidis, R.I. Bewley, T. Guidi; Nature 456, 930-932 (2008[doi]