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Brad Dodrill

VP of Applications/Senior Scientist

Because about 80% of our customers are physicists, materials scientists, and electrical engineers, it is important to them that we are able to demonstrate that we really understand their science, their applications, and their needs. We are very conscious that we are not just selling a product; we work with our customers in a collaborative capacity to ensure that we are providing them both the tools and services they need to advance their research endeavors.

 

Brad Dodrill

Brad C. Dodrill graduated from The Ohio State University in 1982 with a BSc degree in Physics and a minor in Mathematics. He completed 2 years of graduate studies in Physics and Electrical Engineering and took a position with Lake Shore Cryotronics in 1984 as a Research Scientist. Brad later became Systems Application Engineer (1989 – 1996), serving a key role in the development of Lake Shore’s first magnetic material characterization system, the Series 7000 AC susceptometer/DC magnetometer. Following its introduction in 1989, he was Applications Scientist for the product, acting as the technical liaison between customers and Sales.

Later, Brad served as Systems Sales Manager, Product Manager, and Sales Director for Lake Shore before being appointed VP of Sales in 2002. In this role, he was instrumental in creating a sales and service organization better equipped to grow business globally, and under his leadership, revenues more than doubled, with much of the increase in sales occurring outside of the U.S. Concurrent to leading the company’s global sales team, Brad served as a Senior Scientist, engaged in applications and product development initiatives for the company, active mostly in the areas of magnetic and electronic measurements of materials.

In June of 2018, wanting to concentrate more on the science and technology of Lake Shore’s diverse user base, Brad transitioned to his current position as VP of Applications. In this role, he is particularly focused on developing new applications for Lake Shore’s current and future materials characterization systems, collaborating with scientists from academia and national labs, and presenting research results at industry conferences.

As a scientist, Brad has 45 paper publications to his credit, holds 3 U.S. patents, and has lectured at numerous universities and technical conferences in the U.S., Europe, and Asia on vibrating sample magnetometry, AC susceptometry, alternating gradient magnetometry, and on the use of the first order reversal curve (FORC) measurement and analysis technique for the characterization of magnetic material properties.

Publications

Exchange-Biased Fe3−xO4-CoO Granular Composites of Different Morphologies Prepared by Seed-Mediated Growth in Polyol
G. Franceschin, T. Gaudisson, N. Menguy, B. C. Dodrill, N. Yaacoub, J.-M. Grenèche, R. Valenzuela, and S. Ammar, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, July 2018.

Magnetometry Measurements of Nanomagnetic Materials
B. C. Dodrill, Technical Proceedings of the 2018 Techconnect World Innovation Conference and Expo, May 2018.

Multiphase magnetic systems: Measurement and simulation
Cao, Y., M. Ahmadzadeh, K. Xu, B. Dodrill, and J.S. McCloy, Journal of Applied Physics, 123(2), 023902 (2018).

High Temperature First-Order-Reversal-Curve (FORC) Study of Magnetic Nanoparticle Based Nanocomposite Materials
B. Dodrill, P. Ohodnicki, M. McHenry, and A. Leary, MRS Advances, September 2017

Magnetometry Measurements: Considerations for Magnetic and First-Order-Reversal-Curve (FORC) Measurements
B. C. Dodrill, Magnetics Business & Technology, July 2017

First-Order-Reversal-Curve (FORC) Study of Nanomagnetic Materials
B.C. Dodrill, Technical Proceedings of the 2017 Techconnect World Innovation Conference and Expo, CRC Press, May 2017.

Magnetometry and First-Order-reversal-Curve (FORC) Studies of Nanomagnetic Materials
B. Dodrill, Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Third Edition, April 2016

High-Temperature First-Order-Reversal-Curve (FORC) Study of Magnetic Nanoparticle Based Nanocomposite Materials
B. Dodrill, P. Ohodnicki, A. Leary, and M. McHenry, Technical Proceedings of the 2016 TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo, CRC Press, May 2016

High-Temperature FORC Study of Single- and Multi-phase Permanent Magnets
B. Dodrill, J. Lindemuth, C. Radu and H. Reichard, Materials Research Bulletin, Vol. 40, Issue 11, November 2015

First-Order-Reversal-Curve Analysis of Multi-Phase Ferrite Magnets
B. Dodrill, Magnetics Business & Technology, March 2015

First-Order-Reversal-Curve Analysis of Nanocomposite Permanent Magnets
B. Dodrill. Technical Proceedings of the 2015 TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo, CRC Press, June 2015

First-Order-Reversal-Curve Analysis of Nanoscale Magnetic Materials
B. C. Dodrill and L. Spinu, Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference, June 2014.

First-Order-Reversal-Curve Analysis of Permanent Magnet Materials
B. C. Dodrill, Lake Shore Application Note, June 2014.

First-Order-Reversal-Curve Analysis of Exchange Bias Magnetic Multilayer Films
B. C. Dodrill and L. Spinu, Lake Shore Application Note, Aug. 2014.

First-Order-Reversal-Curve Measurements of Nano-magnetic Materials
B. C. Dodrill, Nanotechweb.org, Sept. 2014.

Magnetocaloric Measurements: From Energy Efficient Refrigeration to a Tool for the Study of Phase Transitions
V. Franco, B. C. Dodrill, and C. Radu, Magnetics Business & Technology, Nov. 2014.

First-Order-Reversal-Curve Measurements of Magnetic Materials
B. C. Dodrill, Lake Shore Application Note, Sept. 2013.

Rock Magnetism and First-Order-Reversal-Curve Measurements
B. C. Dodrill, Lake Shore Application Note, Sept. 2013.

Magnetometry Measurements
B. C. Dodrill and L. Spinu, Magnetics Technology International, Nov. 2013.

First-Order-Reversal-Curves Enhance Understanding of Nanoscale Magnetic Materials
B. C. Dodrill and L. Spinu, MRS Bulletin, Nov., 2013.

Characterizing Permanent Magnet Materials with a Vibrating Sample Magnetometer
B. C. Dodrill, Magnetics Business & Technology, Sept. 2012.

Anomalous Hall Effect Magnetometry—A Method for Studying Magnetic Processes of Thin Magnetic Films
J. R. Lindemuth and B. C. Dodrill, Magnetics Business & Technology, 2004.

Independent Measurement of Magnetic Properties of Double Layer Perpendicular Magnetic Recording Media Using an Anomalous Hall Effect Magnetometer
J. R. Lindemuth and B. C. Dodrill, submitted to MMM 2004, 2004.

Anomalous Hall Effect Magnetometry Studies of Magnetization Processes of Thin Films
J. R. Lindemuth & B. C. Dodrill, to be published in proceedings of ICM2003 in the Jour. Of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2003.

Extraction of Low Mobility, Low Conductivity Carriers from Field Dependent Hall Data
J. R. Lindemuth, B. C. Dodrill, J. R. Meyer, and I. Vurgaftman, CS-MAX proceedings, IOP Pub. Ltd., 2002.

Characterizing Multi-Carrier Devices Using Quantitative Mobility Spectrum Analysis and Variable Field Hall Measurements
G. Du, J. R. Lindemuth, B. C. Dodrill, R. Sandhu, M. Wojtowicz, M. S. Goorsky, I. Vurgaftman, and J. R. Meyer, Jap. Jour. Of Apl. Phys., Vol. 41, 2002.

Resonance in the Non-Linear Susceptibilities of Co3BTCA2(H2O)4
C. M. Wynn, A. S. Albrecht, C. P. Landee, M. M. Turnbull, and B. C. Dodrill, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, March, 2001.

Finite Sample Size Effects on the Calibration of Vibrating Sample Magnetometer
J. R. Lindemuth, J. K. Krause, and B. C. Dodrill, IEEE Trans. On Magnetics, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2001.

Evaluation of Transport Properties Using Quantitative Mobility Spectrum Analysis
B. C. Dodrill, J. R Lindemuth, B. J. Kelly, G. Du, and J. R. Meyer, Compound Semiconductor, 7(2), 2001.

Electronic Transport Characterization of HEMT Structures
B. J. Kelley, B. C. Dodrill, J. R. Lindemuth, G. Du, and J. R. Meyer, Solid State Technology, Dec. 2000.

Detect GMR Defects with In-line Metrology
B. C. Dodrill and B. J. Kelley, DataStorage, Feb. 2000.

Magnetic In-line Metrology for GMR Spin-Valve Sensors
B. C. Dodrill and B. J. Kelley, DataTech, Edition 3, Dec. 1999.

Dipolar Ferromagnetic Ordering in Layered Perrhenates M2+(ReO4)2, X-ray and Neutron Structures
C. C. Torardi, W. M. Reiff, B. C. Dodrill, and T. Vogt, proceedings of ACA98, 1998.

A Permanent Magnet Based Vector Vibrating Sample Magnetometer
B. C. Dodrill, J. R. Lindemuth, J. K. Krause, J. M. D. Coey, D. P. Hurley, and F. Bengrid, presented at Joint MMM/Intermag conf., 1998.

Layered, 3-D Ferromagnets and Antiferromagnets, M2+ (ReO4)2 (M=Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu)
C. C. Torardi, W. M. Reiff, B. C. Dodrill, and T. Vogt, proceedings of MRS Symposium on Solid-State Chemistry of Inorganic Materials, 1996.

A Transport and Morphology-Based Study of YBa2Cu3O7 Powder
J. S. Hurley, S. Bates, and B. C. Dodrill, MRS Symposium on High-Temperature Superconductivity—Interplay of Fundamentals and Applications, 1996.

A Remarkable Field Induced Diamagnetic Effect in the Fe(II) Analogue in the Layered Ferrimagnet: Bu4NM(II)Fe(III)(OX)3, M = Fe(II), Co(II), Ni(II)
W. M. Reiff and B. C. Dodrill, Proceedings of the Symposium on Molecular-based Magnetic Materials, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, Gordon & Breach, 1995.

A Layered Network of 3D-Ferromagnets and Antiferromagnets Composed of the Divalent Metal Perrhenates: Ni(ReO4)2, Cu(ReO4)2, and Mn(ReO4)2
W. M. Reiff, C. C. Torardi, and B. C. Dodrill, Proceedings of the Symposium on Molecular-based Magnetic Materials, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, Gordon & Breach, 1995.

AC Magnetic Susceptibility Measurements of Organic Superconducting Materials
B. C. Dodrill and J. K. Krause, Proceedings of the Symposium on Advances in Chemistry and Properties of Novel Low-Dimensional and Conducting or Superconducting Solids, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, Gordon & Breach, 1995.

Superconductivity up to 11.1K in Three Solvated Salts Composed of [Ag(CF3)4]- and the Organic-donor Molecule Bis(ethylenedithio)tetrathiafulvalene (ET)
J. A. Schlueter, K. D. Carlson, U. Geiser, H. H. Wang, J. M. Williams, W. K. Kwok, J. A. Fendrich, U. Welp, P. M. Keane, J. D. Dudek, A. S. Komosa, D. Naumann, T. Roy, J. E. Schirber, W. R. Bayless, and B. C. Dodrill, Physica C 233, 1994.

New Insulating Layered Network 3D-Ferromagnets Composed of the Divalent Metal Perrhenates: Ni(ReO4)2, Cu(ReO4)2, and Mn(ReO4)2
W. M. Reiff, B. C. Dodrill, and C. C. Torardi, Proceedings of the IV Int. Conf. On Molecule-Based Magnets, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, Gordon & Breach, 1994.

Neutron and Gamma Radiation Effects on Cryogenic Temperature Sensors
S. S. Courts, D. S. Holmes, P. R. Swinehart, and B. C. Dodrill, “Temperature: Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry,” Vol. 6, Part 2, 1992.

Cryogenic Thermometry—An Overview
S. S. Courts, D. S. Holmes, P. R. Swinehart, and B. C. Dodrill, Applications of Cryogenic Technology, Vol. 10, Plenum Press, 1991.

Performance Characteristics of Silicon Diode Cryogenic Temperature Sensors
B. C. Dodrill, J. K. Krause, P. R. Swinehart, and V. Wang, Applications of Cryogenic Technology, Vol. 10, Plenum Press, 1991.

Measurement System Induced Errors in Diode Thermometry
J. K. Krause and B. C. Dodrill, Rev. of Sci. Inst., 57 (4), 1986.