Catherine Pappas

Catherine Pappas is a condensed-matter experimentalist with interests in chiral, frustrated, and disordered magnetism. Her expertise is in the fields of polarized neutron scattering and instrumentation. She received her Ph.D. in 1984 from the University Paris-Sud in Orsay, France, and then moved to Berlin, first to the Free University and later to the Hahn-Meitner Institute, nowadays Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin. Since 2009 she has been a professor at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.

Catherine Pappas Published March 5, 2012

Spintronics

A new state of matter involving twisting magnetic moments has been observed for the first time, possibly opening up novel applications in information technology.