Assistant Professor

323 K AB


Ph.D. Physics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2008
M.S. Physics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2007
B.S. Engineering Physics, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 2003

NSF-MRI grant will enhance cancer research on campus -  September 14, 2015

Research Interests, Characterization of Magnetic Nanoparticles, Magnetic Fluid Hyperthermia using Magnetic Nanoparticles, Targeted Drug Delivery using Magnetic Nanoparticles, Superprotonic Materials

Dr. Tackett's Research Profile

Laha, S.S., Tackett, R.J., Lawes, G. (2014). Interactions in gamma-Fe2O3 and Fe3O4 nanoparticle systems. Physica B – Condensed Matter, 448, 69-72. doi:10.1016/j.physb.2014.03.036

Botez, C.E., Tackett, R.J., Hermosillo, J.D., Zhang, J.Z., Zho, Y.S., Wang, L.P. (2012). High pressure synchrotron x-ray diffraction studies of superprotonic transitions in phosphate solid acids, Solid State Ionics, 213, 58-62, doi:10.10.16/j.ssi.2011.05.015

Barathi, K.K., Tackett, R.J., Botez, C.E., Ramana, C.V. (2011). Coexistence of spin glass behavior and long-range ordering in La- and Dy-doped Co ferrite, Journal of Applied Physics, 109(7), 07A510, doi:10.1063/1.3562201

Tackett, R., Lawes, G., Suryanarayanan, R. Apostu, M., Revcolevschi, A. (2011). The zero-field glassy ground state and field-induced ferromagnetic transition in (La0.4Pr0.6)1.2Sr1.8Mn2O7, Journal of Physics:  Condensed Matter, 23(15), 156004, doi:10.1088/0953-8984/23/15/156004

Botez, C.E., Bhuiya, A.W., Tackett, R.J. (2011). Dynamic-susceptibility studies of the interplay between the Néel and Brown magnetic relaxation mechanisms, Applied Physics A, 104(1), 144-181, doi:10.1007/s00339-010-6098-x

Botez, C.E., Carbajal, D., Adiraju, V.A.K, Tackett, R.J., Chianelli, R. (2010). Intermediate-temperature polymorphic phase transition in KH2PO4:  A synchrotron x-ray diffraction study, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 71(11), 1576-1580, doi:10.10.16/j.jpcs.2010.08.004

Tackett, R.J., Parsons, J.G., Machado, B.I., Gaytan, S.M., Murr, L.E., Botez, C.E. (2010). Evidence of low-temperature superparamagnetism in Mn3O4 nanoparticle ensembles, Nanotechnology, 21(36), 365703, doi:10.1088/0957-4484/21/36/365703

Tackett, R.J., Bhuiya, A.W., Botez, C.E. (2009). Dynamic susceptibility evidence of surface spin freezing in ultrafine NiFe2O4 nanoparticles. Nanotechnology, 20(44), 445705, doi:10.1088/0957-4484/20/445705

Botez, C.E., Martinez, H., Tackett, R.J., Chianelli, R.R., Zhang, J., Zho, Y. (2009). High-temperature crystal structure and chemical modifications in RbH2PO4, Journal of Physics:  Condensed Matter, 21(32), 325401, doi:10.1088/0953-8984/21/32/325401

Senevirathna, K. Tackett, R. Kharel, P.R., Lawes, G., Somaskandan, K., Brock, S.L. (2009). Discrete, dispersible MnAs nanocrystals from solution methods:  phase control on the nanoscale and magnetic consequences, ACS Nano, 3(5), 1129-1138, doi:10.102/nn900194f

Regmi, R., Tackett, R., Lawes, G. (2009). Supression of low-temperature magnetic states in Mn3O4 nanoparticles, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 321(15), 2296-2299, doi:10.10.16/j/jmmm.2009.01.041

Melot, B.C., Tackett, R., O’Brien, J., Hector, A.L., Lawes, G., Seshadri, R., Ramirez, A.P. (2009). Large low-temperature specific heat in pyrocholore Bi2Ti2O7, Physical Review B, 79, 224111, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.79.224111

Putatunda, S.K., Singar, A.V., Tackett, R., Lawes, G. (2009). Development of a high strength toughness ausferritic steel, Materials Science and Engineering:  A, 513-514, 329-339, doi:10.1016/j.msea.2009.02.013

Shen, Y., Cheng, Y.N., Lawes, G., Neelavalli, J. Chandran, S., Tackett, R., Ramnath, H.P., Haacke, E.M. (2008). Quantifying magnetic nanoparticles in non-steady flow by MRI, Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology, and Medicine, 21(5), 345-356, doi:10.1007/s10334-008-0140-4

Rablau, C., Vaishnava, P.P., Sudakar, C.., Tackett, R. Lawes, G., Naik, R. (2008). Magnetic-field-induced optical anisotropy in ferrofluids:  a time-dependent light-scattering investigation, Physical Review E, 78, 051502, doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.78.051502

Tackett, R., Sudakar, C., Naik, R., Lawes, G, Rablau, C., Vaishnava, P.P. (2008). Magnetic and optical response of tuning the magnetocrystalline anisotropy in Fe3O4 nanoparticle ferrofluids by Co doping, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 320(21), 2755-2759, doi:10.10.16/j.jmmm.2008.06.006

Singh, S., Suryanarayanan, R., Tackett, R., Lawes, G., Sood, A.K., Berthet, P., Revcolevschi, A. (2008). Ordered spin-ice state in the geometrically frustrated metallic ferromagnet Sm2Mo2O7, Physical Review B, 77, 020406, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.77.020406

Vaishnava, P.P., Tackett, R., Dixit, A., Sudakar, C., Naik, R., Lawes, G. (2007). Magnetic relaxation and dissipative heating in ferrofluids, Journal of Applied Physics, 102(6), 063914, doi:10.1063/1.2784080

Tackett, R., Lawes, G., Melot, B.C., Grossman, M., Toberer, E.S., Seshadri, R. (2007). Magnetodielectric coupling in Mn3O4, Physical Review B, 76, 024409, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.76.024409

Cao, J, Rai, R.C., Brown, S., Musfeldt, J.L, Tackett, R, Lawes, G., … Revcolevschi, A. (2007). Observation of 300K high energy magnetodielectric contrast in the bilayer manganite (La0.4Pr0.6)1.2Sr1.8Mn2O7, Applied Physics Letters, 91(2), 021973, doi:10.1063/1.2757120

Putatunda, S.K., Kesani, S., Tackett, R., Lawes, G. (2006) Development of austenite free ADI (austempered ductile cast iron), Materials Science and Engineering:  A, 435-436, 112-122, doi:10.1016/j.msea.2006.07.051

Lawes, G., Tackett, R., Adhikary, B., Naik, R., Masala, O., Seshadri, R. (2006). Positive and negative magnetocapacitance in magnetic nanoparticle systems, Applied Physics Letters, 88(24), 242903, doi:10.1063/1.2213194

Tsoi, G.M., Senaratne, U., Tackett, R.J., Buc, E.C., Naik, R., Vaishnava, P.P., … Wenger, L.E. (2005). Memory effects and magnetic interactions in a gamma-Fe2O3 nanoparticle system, Journal of Applied Physics, 97(10), 10J507, doi:10.1063/1.1853898

Tsoi, G.M., Senaratne, U., Tackett, R.J., Buc, E.C., Naik, R., … Naik, V. (2005). Memory effects in a superparamagnetic gamma-Fe2O3 system, Physical Review B, 72, 014445, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.72.014445

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