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Theory of Transport in Graphene

Graphene, a single layer of carbon atoms, is one of the most likely materials to produce the next breakthrough in the electronics industry.  Ideal … more

Micro- and Nano-Mechanical Systems

Micro- and nano-optomechanical systems are being investigated experimentally to bring these systems toward the quantum limit, study quantum … more

Quantum State Manipulation of Ultra-cold Atoms and Superconducting Devices

Theory is being developed and exploited for the quantum operation of laser-cooled and Bose condensed atoms as well as superconducting devices, such … more

Single Electron Coherence

CMOS-compatible Si-based SET quantum dots systems are being fabricated and electrically characterized at low temperature to explore the possibility … more

Theory of the optical properties of materials

The overarching objective of this project is reliably calculating the bulk optical properties of materials, such as complex index of refraction, … more

Light-matter Interactions in Semiconductor Nanostructures

The quantum optics of light interacting with semiconductor-based nanostructures is being studied to extend concepts of entanglement and coherence … more

Electron holography

An electron hologram is a fringe modulated image containing the amplitude and phase information of an electron transparent object. The HolograFREE … more

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