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Jason J. Gorman (Fed)

Jason J. Gorman is a Project Leader in the Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division within the Physical Measurement Laboratory at NIST. He received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Boston University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, where he was supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Traineeship. Jason joined NIST as a staff member after completing a National Research Council Postdoctoral Associateship. His research focuses on micro- and nanomechanical resonators, micro-acoustic devices, cavity optomechanics, and integrated nanophotonics, and their application to sensing, frequency control, nanofabrication and quantum information science.

Selected Publications

Feedback Control of MEMS to Atoms, J.J. Gorman and B. Shapiro, Eds., New York: Springer, 2012.

Optical knife-edge displacement measurement with sub-picometer resolution for RF-MEMS, V.J. Gokhale and J.J. Gorman, J. Microelectromech. Sys., 27, pp. 910–920, 2018.

Effect of pulse asymmetry and nonlinear chirp on the accuracy of ultrafast pulsed laser interferometry, L. Shao, J.R. Lawall, and J.J. Gorman, Opt. Lett., 42, pp. 5125–5128, 2017.

Concave silicon micromirrors for stable hemispherical optical microcavities, Y. Bao, F. Zhou, T.W. Lebrun, and J.J. Gorman, Opt. Express, 25, pp. 15493–15503, 2017.

Approaching the intrinsic quality factor limit for micromechanical bulk acoustic resonators using phononic crystal tethers, V.J. Gokhale and J.J. Gorman, Appl. Phys. Lett., 111, 013501, 2017.

Growth of monolayer graphene on nanoscale copper-nickel alloy thin films, J.H. Cho, J.J. Gorman, S.R. Na and M. Cullinan, Carbon, 115, pp. 441–448, 2017.

Mode selection for electrostatic beam resonators based on motional resistance and quality factor, J.H. Ryou and J.J. Gorman, J. Appl. Phys., 120, 214501, 2016.

Pulsed laser interferometry with sub-picometer resolution using quadrature detection, L. Shao and J.J. Gorman, Opt. Express, 24, pp. 17459–17469, 2016.


Low-power, agile electro-optic frequency comb spectrometer for integrated sensors

Kyunghun Han, David Long, Sean Bresler, Junyeob Song, Yiliang Bao, Benjamin Reschovsky, Kartik Srinivasan, Jason J. Gorman, Vladimir Aksyuk, Thomas W. LeBrun
Sensing platforms based upon photonic integrated circuits have shown considerable promise; however, they require corresponding advancements in integrated

Intrinsically accurate sensing with an optomechanical accelerometer

Benjamin Reschovsky, David Long, Feng Zhou, Yiliang Bao, Richard A. Allen, Jason J. Gorman, Thomas W. LeBrun
We demonstrate a microfabricated optomechanical accelerometer that is capable of percent-level accuracy without external calibration. To achieve this capability

Patents (2018-Present)

Optomechanical Accelerometer And Performing Optomechanical Accelerometry

NIST Inventors
Jason J. Gorman , Thomas W. LeBrun and David Long
An optomechanical accelerometer includes: a fiducial mass for a microscale Fabry-Perot optical cavity; a proof mass for the microscale Fabry-Perot optical cavity, such that the proof mass oscillates in a displacement motion toward and away from the fiducial mass in response to acceleration of the

Optomechanical Ultrasound Detector And Performing Ultrasound Imaging

NIST Inventors
David Long , Thomas W. LeBrun and Jason J. Gorman
An optomechanical ultrasound detector includes: a micromirror substrate; a mechanical resonator that receives ultrasound waves, oscillates at resonator frequency f.sub.r, changes cavity length L.sub.c, and produces intra-cavity light; and an optical microcavity between the micromirror substrate and

Micromechanical Vibrasolator

NIST Inventors
Jason J. Gorman
Micromechanical resonators are devices that vibrate at specified resonance frequencies and are used for timing, sensing, and signal processing. The most important performance metric for micromechanical resonators is the quality factor, which determines how quickly energy is dissipated in the
Created October 9, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022