Joshua Folk is a physicist whose research group studies nanoscale electronic devices at the extremely low temperatures where behaviours are dominated by quantum mechanical effects. His group’s research goals include three main branches:
– developing qubits that are protected from decoherence by the topology of their electronic state;
– building mesoscopic quantum circuits in semiconductors;
– stacking atomically-thin ‘2D’ materials, such as graphene and transition metal dichalcogenides, like layers of a sandwich into hybrid electronic devices that integrate exotic properties of each of the constituents.
- Alfred Sloan Fellowship, 2010
- Department of Defense Graduate Research Fellowship, 1998–2002
- Renard, J. et al. "Origins of Nonlocality Near the Neutrality Point in Graphene." Phys. Rev. Lett. 112 (March 2014): 116601.
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