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Research Staff Member, Quantum Applications in Physical and Life Sciences
IBM Research Almaden, San Jose, CA, USA
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"Simulation of Thermal Relaxation in Spin Chemistry Systems on a Quantum Computer Using Inherent Qubit Decoherence," Brian Rost, Barbara Jones, Mariya Vyushkova, Aaila Ali, Charlotte Cullip, Alexander Vyushkov, and Jarek Nabrzyski arXiv:2001.00794  

"Site dependency of the magnetism for Mn adsorption on MgO/Ag(001): a combined DFT+U and STM investigation," Barbara Jones, Shruba Gangopadhyay, Udo Schwingenschlögl, and Thaneshwor Kaloni, arXiv:2002.05877  

"Minimal Effective Gibbs Ansatz (MEGA): A simple protocol for extracting an effective thermal representation," J. Cohn, F. Yang, K. Najafi, B. Jones, and J.K. Freericks, Phys. Rev. A 102, 022622 (2020).

“Activated layered magnetism from bulk TiN,” Chiung-Yuan Lin, Szu-Wen Yang, Keng-Liang Ou, and Barbara A. Jones, Phys. Rev. Materials 3, 124412 (2019).

"Analysis of Previously Collected Data Using a Direct Comparison Approach," Ying Leung and Barbara Jones, under review at Statistical Analysis and Data Mining: The ASA Data Science Journal.

Frontiers of Materials Research: A Decadal Survey, Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2019. B.A Jones, four chapters contributions. https://doi.org/10.17226/25244.

"Unified explanation of chemical ordering, the Slater-Pauling rule, and half-metallicity in full Heusler compounds,” Sergey V. Faleev, Yari Ferrante, Jaewoo Jeong, Mahesh G. Samant, Barbara Jones, and Stuart S. P. Parkin, Phys. Rev. B 95, 045140 (2017).

"Origin of the Tetragonal Ground State of Heusler Compounds,” Sergey V. Faleev, Yari Ferrante, Jaewoo Jeong, Mahesh G. Samant, Barbara Jones, and Stuart S. P. Parkin, Phys. Rev. Applied 7, 034022 (2017).

"Heusler compounds with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy and large tunneling magnetoresistance," Sergey V. Faleev, Yari Ferrante, Jaewoo Jeong, Mahesh G. Samant, Barbara Jones, and Stuart S. P. Parkin, Phys. Rev. Materials 1, 024402 (2017).

“Origin of Perpendicular Magnetic Anisotropy and Large Orbital Moment in Fe Atoms on MgO,” S. Baumann, F. Donati, S. Stepanow, S. Rusponi, W. Paul, S. Gangopadhyay, I.G. Rau, G.E. Pacchioni, L. Gragnaniello, M. Pivetta, J. Dreiser, C. Piamonteze, C.P. Lutz, R.M. Macfarlane, B.A. Jones, P. Gambardella, A.J. Heinrich, and H. Brune, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 237202 (2015).

“Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Viral Evolution,” Jones BA, Lessler J, Bianco S, Kaufman JH. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137482 (2015).

“Site-dependent magnetism of Ni atoms on MgO/Ag(001),” Oliver R. Albertini, Amy Y. Liu, and Barbara A. Jones, Physical Review B 91, 214423 (2015).

"The Materials Genome Initiative: the interplay of experiment, theory and computation," Juan J de Pablo, Barbara Jones, Cora Kovacs, Vidvuds Ozolins, and Arthur Ramirez, Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 18, 99 (2014).

“Reaching the magnetic anisotropy limit of a 3d metal atom,” Ileana G. Rau, Susanne Baumann, Stefano Rusponi, Fabio Donati, Sebastian Stepanow, Luca Gragnaniello, Jan Dreiser, Cinthia Piamonteze, Frithjof Nolting, Shruba Gangopadhyay, Oliver R. Albertini, Roger M. Macfarlane, Christopher P. Lutz, Barbara A. Jones, Pietro Gambardella, Andreas J. Heinrich, and Harald Brune, Science 344, 988 (2014).

B. Jones, invited essay in "Blazing the Trail: Essays by Leading Women in Science," edited by Emma Ideal and Rhiannon Meharchand, published 2013 http://www.amazon.com/Blazing-Trail-Essays-Leading-Science/dp/1482709430/

"Electronic properties of Mn decorated silicene on hexagonal boron nitride," T. P. Kaloni, S. Gangopadhyay, N. Singh, B. Jones, and U. Schwingenschl¨ogl, Phys. Rev. B 88, 235418 (2013).

“Magnetic Interaction between Surface-Engineered Rare-Earth Atomic Spins,” Chiung-Yuan Lin, Jheng-Lian Li, Yao-Hsien Hsieh, Keng-Liang Ou, and B. A. Jones, Phys. Rev. X 2, 021012 (2012).

“Spin and exchange coupling for Ti embedded in a surface dipolar network,” Raghani Pushpa, Jesus Cruz, and Barbara Jones, Phys. Rev. B 84, 075422 (2011).

“Thermodynamic stability of a bi-layer of copper nitride on Cu(100) surface,” Raghani Pushpa, Izaak Williamson, and B. A. Jones, Journal of Chemical Physics 135, 084705 (2011).

“Generalized Schrieffer-Wolff transformation of the two-impurity Kondo model,” T. Tzen Ong and  B. A. Jones, Europhys. Lett. 93, 57004 (2011).

“First-principles calculations of engineered surface spin structures,” Chiung-Yuan Lin and B. A. Jones, Phys. Rev. B 83, 014413 (2011).

“Interfacial Effects of Al-Termination on Spin Transport in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions,” T. Tzen Ong, A. M. Black-Schaffer, W. Shen, and B. A. Jones, Phys. Rev. B 82, 054429 (2010).

“Analysis of the antiferromagnetic phase transitions of the 2D Kondo lattice,” T. Tzen Ong and B.A. Jones, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 066405 (2009).

“Performance Modeling of Service Businesses,” B. A. Jones, Y. T. Leung, S. Muthulingam, S. Noronha, and J. Sanz, International Journal of Service Operations and Informatics 4, 76 (2009).

“Assessing the Accuracy of Spatiotemporal Epidemiological Models,” H. Kaufman, J. L. Conant, D. A. Ford, W. Kirihata, B. A. Jones, and J. V. Douglas, James In D Zeng et al. (eds): BioSecure 2008, LNCS 5354, pp. 143-154. (2008)

“Planar Spin-Transfer Device with a Dynamic Polarizer,” Ya. B. Bazaliy, D. Olaosebikan, and B. A. Jones, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 8, 2891 (2008).

“Large Magnetic Anisotropy of a Single Atomic Spin Embedded in a Surface Molecular Network,” CF Hirjibehedin, Chiung-Yuan Lin, A. Otte, M.P. Ternes, C. Lutz, B.A. Jones, A. Heinrich, Science 317, 1199 (2007).

B.A. Jones, “The Kondo Effect,” in The Handbook of Magnetism and Advanced Magnetic Materials, Wiley 2007.

“First-principles Calculation of the Single Impurity Surface Kondo Resonance,” Chiung-Yuan Lin, A. H. Castro Neto, B. A. Jones, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 156102 (2006).

“Reply to the Comment by A. J. Millis, D. K. Morr and J. Schmalian on 'Quantum Griffiths Effects in Metallic Systems',” A. H. Castro Neto and B. A. Jones, Europhysics Letters (2005).

“Quantum Griffiths effects in metallic systems,” A. H. Castro Neto and B. A. Jones, Europhysics Letters 71, 790 (2005).

“Microscopic theory of the single impurity surface Kondo resonance,” C.-Y. Lin, A. H. Castro Neto, and B. A. Jones, Phys. Rev. B 71, 035417 (2005).

“Current Induced Magnetization Switching in Small Domains of Different Anisotropies,” Ya.B. Bazaliy, B.A. Jones, and Shou-Cheng Zhang, Phys. Rev. B 69, 094421 (2004).

“The Falicov-Kimball Model in infinite dimensions,” L. Chen, J.K. Freericks, and B.A. Jones, Phys. Rev. B 68, 153102 (2003).

B. A. Jones, APS Gazette, issue editor, Editorial: “In favor of programs for Women in Physics,” Spring 2003.

“Magnetization rotation or generation of incoherent spinwaves? Suggestions for a spin-transfer experiment,” Ya.B. Bazaliy and B.A. Jones, Physica B 329-333 Part 2, 1290 (2003).

B.A. Jones, “Development, Goals, and Results of the IBM/APS and Lucent internship programs for undergraduate women,” Bulletin of Science Technology and Society (2002).

“Influence of exchange on signal-to-noise ratio in longitudinal recording media,” O. Chubykalo, B. Lengsfield, J. Kaufman, and B. Jones, Journal of Applied Physics 91, 2563 (2002).

“Droplets in Disordered Metallic Quantum Critical Systems,” A.H. Castro Neto and B.A. Jones, cond-mat/0106176 DOI:10.1142/9789812708687_0016 (2001).

B. Jones, “Internship Programs Offer Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Women,” CSWP Gazette 20, 7 (2001) (article compares and contrasts IBM’s and Bell Labs’ programs).

“Longitudinal Recording Media Performance as a Function of Exchange, Linear Recording Density and Media Texture,” O. Chubykalo, B. Lengsfield and B. Jones, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 37, 1363 (2001).

“Towards Metallic Magnetic Memory: How to Interpret Experimental Results on Magnetic Switching Induced by Spin-Polarized Currents,” Ya.B. Bazaliy, B.A. Jones, and S.C. Zhang, Journal of Applied Physics 89, 6793 (2001).

“Magnetic Atom on a Superconductor: Local Phase Transitions and Finite Size Effects,” Ya. Bazaliy and B.A. Jones, J. Appl. Phys. 87, 5561 (2000).

“Micromagnetic Modeling of Thermal Decay in Interacting Systems,” O.A. Chubykalo, B. Lengsfield, B. Jones, J. Kaufman, J.M. Gonzalez, R.W. Chantrell and R. Smirnov-Rueda, JMMM 221, 132 (2000).

“Non-Fermi-liquid behavior in U and Ce alloys: Criticality, disorder, dissipation, and Griffiths-McCoy singularities,” A. Castro Neto and B.A. Jones, Phys. Rev. B 62, 14975 (2000).

“Theoretical Aspects of Exchange Coupling in Magnetic Multilayers,” B.A. Jones, IBM Journal of Research and Development 42, 25 (1998).

“Modification of the Landau-Lifshitz Equation in the Presence of a Spin-Polarized Current in CMR and GMR Materials,” Y.B. Bazaliy, B.A. Jones, and S.-C. Zhang, Physical Review B 57, R3213 (1998).

“Non-Fermi liquid behavior and Griffiths phase in f-electron compounds,” A.H. Castro Neto, G. Castilla, and B.A. Jones, Physical Review Letters 81, 3531 (1998).

“Evidence for a common physical description of non-Fermi-liquid behavior in chemically substituted f-electron systems,” M.C. de Andrade, R. Chau, R.P. Dickey, N.R. Dilley, E.J. Freeman, D.A. Gajewski, M.B. Maple, R. Movshovich, A.H. Castro Neto, G.E. Castilla and B.A. Jones, Physical Review Letters 81, 5620 (1998).

“Probing the Local Effects of Magnetic Impurities on Superconductivity,” Ali Yazdani, B.A. Jones, C.P. Lutz, M.F. Crommie, and D.M. Eigler, Science 275, 1767 (1997).

“Observation of Internal Interfaces in PtxCo1-x Alloy Films: A Likely Cause of Perpendicular Magnetic Anisotropy,” T.A. Tyson, S.D. Conradson, R.F.C. Farrow, and B.A. Jones, Phys. Rev. B 54, R3702 (1996).

“Conformal-field-theory approach to the two-impurity Kondo problem: Comparison with numerical renormalization-group results,” Ian Affleck, Andreas W. W. Ludwig, and Barbara A. Jones, Phys. Rev. B 52, 9528 (1995).

“Reply to Comment on 1993 PRL,” C.B. Hanna and B.A. Jones, Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 3628 (1994).

“Transport in Molecularly Doped Polymers: Dispersive or Non-Dispersive?,” J.C. Scott, B.A. Jones, and L.TH. Pautmeier, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 253, 183 (1994).

“Low-temperature Physics of the Two-Impurity, Two-Channel Kondo Model,” K. Ingersent and B.A. Jones, Physica B 199&200, 402 (1994).

“Study of the Instability of the Single-Impurity Multichannel Ground State to Inter-impurity Interactions," B.A. Jones and K. Ingersent, Physica B 199&200, 411 (1994).

“Contribution of Quantum-Well States to the RKKY Coupling in Magnetic Multilayers,” B.A. Jones and C.B. Hanna, Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 4253 (1993).

“Quantum-Well Contributions to the RKKY Coupling in Magnetic Multilayers,” B.A. Jones and C.B. Hanna, in Magnetic Ultrathin Films, MRS Symposium Proc. Vol. 313, edited by B.T. Jonker et al (Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 1993)

“Study of the Two-Impurity, Two-Channel Kondo Hamiltonian,” K. Ingersent, B.A. Jones, and J.W. Wilkins, Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 2594 (1992).

“Some Properties of 2-π Néel Walls and Néel points in the XY model,” B. Dieny and B.A. Jones, J. Appl. Phys 69, 5959 (1991).

“Pair Correlation effects in heavy fermions,” B.A. Jones, Physica B 171, 53 (1991).

“The Two Kondo Impurity Problem: A Large N Biased Review,” A.J. Millis, B.G. Kotliar, and B.A. Jones, in Field Theories in Condensed Matter Physics, edited by Z. Tesanovic (Addison-Wesley, Redwood City, CA, 1990) p. 159.

“Antiferromagnetic Phase Instability in the Two-Impurity Kondo Problem,” B.A. Jones, in Field Theories in Condensed Matter Physics, edited by Z. Tesanovic (Addison-Wesley, Redwood City, CA, 1990) p. 87.

“Critical Point in the solution of the two magnetic impurity problem,” B.A. Jones and C.M. Varma, Phys. Rev. B 40, 324 (1989).

“Reply to Comment on 1988 PRL,” B.A. Jones and C.M. Varma, Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 1701 (1989).

“Mean-field Analysis of Two Antiferromagnetically Coupled Anderson Impurities,” B.A. Jones, B.G. Kotliar, and A.J. Millis, Phys. Rev. B 39, 3415 (1989).

“Low-Temperature Properties of the Two-Impurity Kondo Hamiltonian,” B.A. Jones, C.M. Varma, and J.W. Wilkins, Phys. Rev. Lett. 61, 125 (1988).

“Two Kondo Impurity Problem: Relevance to Heavy Fermions,” B.A. Jones and C.M. Varma, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 63&64, 251 (1987).

“Correlations in Heavy Fermions,” C. M. Varma and B. A. Jones, in Theoretical and Experimental Aspects of Valence Fluctuations and Heavy Fermions, edited by L. C. Gupta, S. Malik, and R. Vijayaraghavan (Plenum, New York, 1987) p. 87.

“Theoretical Basis for the Correlations in Heavy Fermions,” B. A. Jones and C. M. Varma, LT 18, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 26, Supplement 3, 1875 (1987).

“Crystal electric fields in heavy-electron metals: The specific heats of U2Zn17 and CeCu6 to 70 K,” H. E. Fischer, E. T. Swartz, R. O. Pohl, B. A. Jones, J. W. Wilkins, and Z. Fisk, Phys. Rev. B 36, 5330 (1987).

“Study of Two Magnetic Impurities in a Fermi Gas,” B. A. Jones and C. M. Varma, Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 843 (1987).

“Two Kondo Impurity Problem: Relevance to Heavy Fermions,” B. A. Jones and C. M. Varma, J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 63&64, 251 (1987).

“Ground state of an ion fluctuating between two magnetic valence states,” Y. Yafet, C.M. Varma, and B. Jones, Phys. Rev. B 32, 360 (1985).