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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.


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

Amontons-Coulomb-like slip dynamics in acousto-microfluidics

Aurore F. Quelennec, Jason J. Gorman, Darwin Reyes-Hernandez
Electroacoustic technologies, which employ acoustic waves to manipulate and detect bioparticles, have been increasingly used, with a great deal of success, in

Patents (2018-Present)

Micromechanical Vibrasolator

NIST Inventors
Jason J. Gorman
patent description The invention is described in detail in the following paper: V.J. Gokhale and J.J. Gorman, Approaching the intrinsic quality factor limit for micromechanical bulk acoustic resonators using phononic crystal tethers, Appl. Phys. Lett., 111, 013501, 2017. Published 7/5/17.
Created October 9, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022