Synthesis of magnetic, semiconductor, superconductor and topological insulator nanostructures.
Spintronics and coherent spin dynamics in mesoscopic and nanoscale geometries.
Collective spin phenomena in artificial frustrated magnets.
Searching for exotic broken symmetry surface states.
- National Science Foundation: "Collaborative Research: Coherent Manipulation and Transfer of Quantum Information amongst Single Spin Systems."
- National Science Foundation: "MRSEC: Center for Nanoscale Science."
- Department of Energy: "Exploration of Artificial Frustrated Magnets."
- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency/Princeton University: "FITT: Development of a low voltage, low power transistor based on topological surface states."
- Office of Naval Research: "Opto-electronic Spin Control in Mesoscopic Topological Insulator Devices."
- Army Research Office/Princeton University: "MURI: The Physics of Surface States with Inter- actions mediated by Bulk Properties, Defects and Surface Chemistry."
- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency/University of Minnesota: "Center for Spintronic Materials, Interfaces and Novel Architectures."
Research group members
Undergraduate students: Derek Sincavage, Grant Smith, Jacob Wisser