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Research Examples

Examples of research resulting from work done in part at SNF:
  1. Rashid Zia and Mark L. Brongersma, “Surface plasmon polariton analogue to Young’s double-slit experiment”, Nature Nanotechnology, 2, 426-429 (2007).
  2. Andrew P. Rasmussen, Layton Hale, Peter Kim, Eric Lee, Martin Perl, Rafe Schindler, Peter Takacs, and Timothy Thruston, “Focal plane metrology for the LSST camera,” Proceedings SPIE, 6273, 6273U-1-13 (2006).
  3. Hatice Altug, Dirk Englund, and Jelena Vuckovic, “Ultrafast photonic crystal nanocavity laser”, Nature Physics, 2, 484-488 (2006).
  4. Candace K. Chan, Hailin Peng, Gao Liu, Kevin Mcilwrath, Xiao Feng Zhang, Robert A. Huggins and Yi Cui, “High-performance lithium battery anodes using silicon nanowires”, Nature Nanotechnology, 3, 31-35 (2008).
  5. Nadine Wong Shi Kam, Michael O’Connell, Jeffrey A. Wisdom, and Hongjie Dai, “Carbon nanotubes as multifunctional biological transporters and near-infrared agents for selective cancer cell destruction”, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, 102, 11600-11605, (2005).
  6. Daniel Santos, Matthew Spenko, Aaron Parness, Sangbae Kim, and Mark Cutkosky, “Directional adhesion for climbing: theoretical and practical considerations,” Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 21, 1317-1341 (2007).
  7. Nicholas C. Koshnick, Hendrik Bluhm, Martin E. Huber, and Kathryn A. Moler, “Fluctuation Superconductivity in Mesoscopic Aluminum Rings,” Science 318 , 1440 (2007).
  8. Hendrik Bluhm, Nicholas C. Koshnick, Julie A. Bert, Martin E. Huber, and Kathryn A. Moler, "Persistent Currents in Normal Metal Rings,” Physical Review Letters, 102 ,136802 (2009).
  9. Joseph C. Doll, Nahid Harjee, Nathan Klejwa, Ronald Kwon, Sarah M. Coulthard, Bryan Petzold, Miriam B. Goodman, and  L. Pruitt, “SU-8 force sensing pillar arrays for biological measurements”, Lab on a Chip, 9, 1449-1454 (2009).
  10. J. R. Mallon, Jr., A.J. Rastegar, A.A. Barlian, M.T. Meyer, T.H. Fung, and B.L. Pruitt, “Low 1/f noise, full bridge, microcantilever with longitudinal and transverse piezoresistors,” Applied Physics Letters 92, 033508 (2008).
  11. T.D. Stowe, K. Yasumura, T.W. Kenny, D. Botkin, K. Wago, and D. Rugar, “Attonewton force detection using ultrathin silicon cantilevers”, Applied Physics Letters, 71, 288-290 (1997).
  12. H.J. Mamin and D. Rugar, “Sub-attonewton force detection at millikelvin temperatures”, Applied Physics Letters, 79, 3358-3360 (2001).
  13. D. Rugar, R. Budakian, J.H. Mamin, and B.W. Chiu, Single spin detection by magnetic resonance force microscopy,” Nature, 430, 329-332 (2004).
  14. C.D. Degen, M. Poggio, H.J. Mamin, C.T. Rettner, and D. Rugar, Nanoscale magnetic resonance imaging,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106, 1313-1317 (2009).