Dr. Tiglet Besara


Physics Astronomy and Materials Sci

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Physics Astronomy and Materials Sci
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Chemical Physics, 2011, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • MSc, Chemical Physics, 2007, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • MPh, Filosofie Magister, Physics, 2004, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden


  • PHY 204 Foundations of Physics II

Professional experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL (2012-2017)

Research and professional interests

  • Single crystal growths of metal oxide and intermetallics
  • X-ray diffraction and crystallography
  • Magnetization studies

Awards and honors

Selected publications

  • D. C. Ramirez, T. Besara, J. B. Whalen, and T. Siegrist, “Growth of EuO Single Crystals at Reduced Temperatures”, Phys. Rev. B 95, 014407 (2017).
  • Y. Lai, S. M. Saunders, D. Graf, A. Gallagher, K.-W. Chen, F. Kametani, T. Besara, T. Siegrist, A. Shekhter, and R. E. Baumbach, “Correlated Electron State in CeCu2Si2 Controlled Through Si to P Substitution”, Phys. Rev. Mater. 1, 034801 (2017).
  • T. Besara, D. A. Rhodes, K.-W. Chen, S. Das, Q. R. Zhang, J. Sun, B. Zeng, Y. Xin, L. Balicas, R. E. Baumbach, E. Manousakis, D. J. Singh, and T. Siegrist, “Coexistence of Weyl Physics and Planar Defects in Semimetals TaP and TaAs”, Phys. Rev. B 93, 245152 (2016).
  • E. Svanidze, T. Besara, M. F. Ozaydin, C. S. Tiwary, J. K. Wang, S. Radhakrishnan, S. Mani, Y. Xin, K. Han, H. Liang, T. Siegrist, P. M. Ajayan, and E. Morosan, “High Hardness in the Biocompatible Intermetallic Compound β-Ti3Au”, Science Adv. 2, e1600319 (2016).
  • T. Besara, D. Ramirez, J. Sun, J. B. Whalen, T. D. Tokumoto, S. A. McGill, D. J. Singh, and T. Siegrist. “Ba2TeO: A New Layered Oxytelluride.” J. Solid State Chem. 222, 60 (2015).