My group’s research spans a variety of topics ranging from strongly correlated electron physics to quantum information science and metrology. We have been developing novel experimental techniques to obtain new insights into quantum matter. These include scanning NV center magnetometry and scanning single electron electrometry.
Additionally, we have been developing new scattering platforms that use magnons to probe static and dynamic magnetic order of quantum matter. Finally, we are interested in topological superconductors in hybrid geometries in order to explore prospect of non-Abelian excitations for quantum computation.
- Member, American Academy of Arts and Science, 2021
- Member, National Academy of Science, 2019
- Fellow, AAAS, 2016
- Fellow, APS, 2014
Ku, M. J., Zhou, T. X., Li, Q., Shin, Y. J., Shi, J. K., Burch, C., … & Walsworth, R. L. (2020). Imaging viscous flow of the Dirac fluid in graphene. Nature, 583(7817), 537-541.
Ren, H., Pientka, F., Hart, S., Pierce, A. T., Kosowsky, M., Lunczer, L., … & Yacoby, A. (2019). Topological superconductivity in a phase-controlled Josephson junction. Nature, 569(7754), 93-98.
Wei, D. S., van der Sar, T., Lee, S. H., Watanabe, K., Taniguchi, T., Halperin, B. I., & Yacoby, A. (2018). Electrical generation and detection of spin waves in a quantum Hall ferromagnet. Science, 362(6411), 229-233.
Du, C., Van der Sar, T., Zhou, T. X., Upadhyaya, P., Casola, F., Zhang, H., … & Yacoby, A. (2017). Control and local measurement of the spin chemical potential in a magnetic insulator. Science, 357(6347), 195-198.
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