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Jared Strait (Fed)

Jared Strait is a scientist in the Mass and Force Group within the Quantum Measurement Division. He received a B.A. in Physics from Williams College and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. For his doctoral research, he used terahertz spectroscopy to study the ultrafast electron dynamics and conductive properties of low-dimensional materials and plasmonic microstructures. For his postdoctoral research in the Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division at NIST, Jared worked with Amit Agrawal and Henri Lezec to investigate plasmonic devices and probe the nature of momentum transfer in light-metal interactions. In the Mass and Force Group, Jared works to advance metrology in the fields of dynamic force, vibrations, and acoustics.


Optical-cavity-based primary sound standard

Akobuije Chijioke, Richard A. Allen, Steven E. Fick, David Long, Benjamin Reschovsky, Jared Strait, Randall P. Wagner
We propose an optical sound standard in which the sound pressure is directly measured by using an optical cavity to observe the induced change in the refractive

Revisiting the Photon-Drag Effect in Metal Films

Jared H. Strait, Glenn E. Holland, Wenqi Zhu, Cheng Zhang, Bojan R. Ilic, Amit K. Agrawal, Domenico Pacifici, Henri J. Lezec
The photon-drag effect, the rectified current in a medium induced by conservation of momentum of absorbed or redirected light, is a unique probe of the detailed
Created February 26, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022