The Fundamentals of Quantum Materials Winter School, held annually at the University of Maryland, brings together the next generation of growers to learn techniques and pointers directly from senior scientists. This book compiles our lecturers most important ideas to share their expertise with a broader audience, resulting in a compilation of fundamental and practical guides on the modern methods of quantum materials synthesis. Available now!

January 2021

Pages: 276


  • Introduction to the Synthesis of Quantum Materials: Some General Guidelines and A Few Tricks
  • Chemical Bonding and Structural Relationships in Extended Solids
  • Solution Growth of Intermetallic Single Crystals
  • Vapor Transport Growth of van der Waals Magnets
  • Induction Furnace Heating for Growth of Intermetallic Quantum Materials
  • Hydrothermal Synthesis and Crystal Growth
  • Floating Zone Crystal Growth
  • High-Throughput Methods in Superconductivity Research
  • Engineering Epitaxial Superconductor-Semiconductor Heterostructures Using Molecular Beam Epitaxy
  • High-Pressure Synthesis Approaches to Quantum Materials
  • Future Directions in Quantum Materials Synthesis