Publications



Note: Virtually all of our publications (except those in chemistry journals) are freely available in the open access arXiv repository.


61. Electromechanical feedback control of nanoscale superflow, E. Varga and J.P. Davis, under review (2021). http://arxiv.org/abs/2108.09319


60. Polymer-loaded three dimensional microwave cavities for hybrid quantum systems, M. Ruether, C.A. Potts, J.P. Davis and L.J. LeBlanc, under review (2021). http://arxiv.org/abs/2104.10237


59. Prototype Superfluid Gravitational Wave Detector, V. VadakkumbattM. Hirschel, J. Manley, T.J. Clark, S. Singh, J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. D 104, 082001 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.104.082001


58. Strong-coupling corrections to hard domain walls in superfluid 3He-B, M.J. Rudd, P. Senarath Yapa, A.J. Shook, J. Maciejko, J. P. Davis, Phys. Rev. B 104, 094520 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.104.094520


57. Dynamical Backaction Magnomechanics, C.A. PottsE. Varga, V.A.S.V. Bittencourt, S. Viola Kusminskiy and J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. X 11, 031053 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevX.11.031053


56. Observation of bistable turbulence in two-dimensional superflow, E. Varga, V. Vadakkumbatt, A.J. Shook, P.H. Kim and J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 025301 (2020). --- Selected as Editor’s Suggestionhttps://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.025301


55. Strong magnon–photon coupling within a tunable cryogenic microwave cavity  C.A. Potts and J. P. Davis, Appl. Phys. Lett. 116, 263503 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0015660


54. Magnon-Phonon Quantum Correlation Thermometry, C.A. Potts, V.A.S.V. Bittencourt, S. Viola Kusminskiy and J. P. Davis, Phys. Rev. Applied 13, 064001 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.13.064001


53. Wavelength transduction from a 3D microwave cavity to telecom using piezoelectric optomechanical crystals, H. Ramp, T.J. Clark, B.D. Hauer, C. Doolin, K.C. Balram, K. Srinivasan and J. P. Davis, Appl. Phys. Lett. 116, 174005 (2020).  --- Selected as Editors Pick and for cover.  https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0002160

- also selected as a ‘Scilight’: https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/10.0001223


52. Atomic microwave-to-optical signal transduction via magnetic-field coupling in a resonant microwave cavity, A. Tretiakov, C.A. Potts, T S. Lee, M.J. Thiessen, J.P. Davis and L.J. LeBlanc,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 116, 164101 (2020). --- Selected for cover.   https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5144616


51. Stabilized Pair Density Wave via Nanoscale Confinement of Superfluid 3HeA.J. Shook, V. Vadakkumbatt, P. Senarath Yapa, C. Doolin, R. Boyack, P.H. Kim, G.G. Popowich, F. Souris, H. Christani, J. Maciejko and J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 015301 (2020). --- Selected as Editor’s Suggestionhttps://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.015301


50. Coherent Magneto-Optomechanical Signal Transduction and Long-Distance Phase-Shift KeyingM.J. Rudd, P.H. Kim, C.A. Potts, C. Doolin, H. Ramp, B.D. Hauer and J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. Applied 12, 034042 (2019). --- Selected as Editor’s Suggestionhttps://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.12.034042


49. Elimination of Thermomechanical Noise in Piezoelectric Optomechanical CrystalsH. RampB.D. Hauer, K.C. Balram, T.J. Clark, K. Srinivasan and J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 093603 (2019). https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.093603


48. Dueling dynamical backaction in a cryogenic optomechanical cavity, B.D. HauerT.J. ClarkP.H. Kim, C. Doolin and J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. A  99, 053803 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.99.053803


47.  Two-Level System Damping in a Quasi-One-Dimensional Optomechanical Resonator, B.D. Hauer, P.H. Kim, C. DoolinF. Souris and J.P Davis, Phys. Rev. B 98, 214303 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.98.214303


46.  Cryogenic Microwave Filter Cavity with a Tunability Greater than 5 GHz, T.J. ClarkV. Vadakkumbatt, F. Souris, H. Ramp and J.P Davis, Rev. Sci. Inst. 89, 114704 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5051042


45.  Phonon Quantum Nondemolition Measurements in Nonlinearly Coupled Optomechanical Cavities, B.D. Hauer, A. Metelmann and J.P Davis, Phys. Rev. A 98, 043804 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.98.043804


44.  Broadband optomechanical transduction of nanomagnetic spin modes, P.H. Kim, F. Fani Sani, M.R. Freeman and J.P Davis, Appl. Phys. Lett. 113, 083104 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5039640


43.  Cooperativity enhancement in buckled-dome microcavities with omnidirectional claddings, S. Al-Sumaidae, M.H. Bitarafan, C.A. Potts, J.P Davis and R.G. DeCorby, Optics Express 26, 11201 (2018). http://doi.org/10.1364/OE.26.011201


42.  Magnetic Actuation and Feedback Cooling of a Cavity Optomechanical Torque Sensor, P.H. Kim, B.D. Hauer, T.J. Clark, F. Fani Sani, M.R. Freeman and J.P Davis, Nat. Commun. 8, 1355 (2017).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-01380-z


41.Tuning a 3D Microwave Cavity via Superfluid Helium at MilliKelvin Temperatures, F. Souris, H. Christiani and J.P Davis,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 111, 172601 (2017). --- Selected as cover for the Oct. 23rd, 2017 issue.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4997641


40. Ultra-Low Dissipation Superfluid Micromechanical Resonator, F. Souris, X. Rojas, P.H. Kim and J.P Davis, Phys. Rev. Applied 7, 044008 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.7.044008


39. Approaching the Standard Quantum Limit of Mechanical Torque Sensing, P.H. Kim, B.D. Hauer, C. Doolin, F. Souris and J.P Davis, Nat. Commun. 7, 13165 (2016).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms13165


38. Tunable open-access microcavities for on-chip cQED, C.A. Potts, A. Melnyk, H. Ramp, M.H. Bitarafan, D. Vick, L.J. LeBlanc, J.P Davis and R.G. DeCorby,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 041103 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4940715


37. Optomechanics and thermometry of cryogenic silica microresonators, A.J.R. MacDonald, B.D. Hauer, X. Rojas, P.H. Kim, G.G. Popowich and J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. A 93013836 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.93.013836


36. Bistability in buckled dome microcavities, M.H. Bitarafan, H. Ramp, C. Potts, T.W. Allen, J.P. Davis and R.G. DeCorby, Optics Letters 40, 5375 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.40.005375


35. Nonlinear Power Spectral Densities for the Harmonic Oscillator, B.D. Hauer, J. Maciejko and J.P. Davis, Annals of Physics 361, 148 (2015).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aop.2015.05.031


34. Time-resolved Mass Sensing of a Molecular Adsorbate Nonuniformly Distributed Along a Nanomechnical String, T.S. Biswas, Jin Xu, N. Miriyala, C. Doolin, T. Thundat, J.P. Davis and K.S.D. Beach, Phys. Rev. Applied 3, 064002 (2015).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.3.064002


33. Thermo-mechanical characterization of on-chip buckled dome Fabry-Perot microcavities, M.H. Bitarafan, H. Ramp, T.W. Allen,  C. Potts, X. Rojas,  A.J.R. MacDonald, J.P. Davis and R.G. DeCorby, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 32, 1214 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.32.001214


32. Refractometric sensing of Li salt with visible-light Si3N4 microdisk resonators, C. Doolin, P. Doolin, B.C. Lewis and J.P. Davis, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 081104 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4913618


31. Optical microscope and tapered fiber coupling apparatus for a dilution refrigerator, A.J.R. MacDonald, G.G. Popowich, B.D. Hauer, P.H. Kim, A. Fredrick, X. Rojas, P. Doolin and J.P. Davis, Rev. Sci. Inst. 86, 013107 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4905682


30. A Superfluid Nanomechanical Resonator for Quantum Nanofluidics, X. Rojas and J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. B 91, 024503 (2015).  http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevB.91.024503


29. Femtogram-scale Photothermal Spectroscopy of Explosive Molecules on Nanostrings, T.S. Biswas, N. Miriyala, C. Doolin, X. Liu, T. Thundat and J.P. Davis, Analytical Chemistry 86, 11368–11372 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac503318e


28. Dissipative and Dispersive Optomechanics in a Nanocavity Torque Sensor, M. Wu, A.C. Hryciw, C.J. Healey, D.P. Lake, H. Jayakumar, M.R. Freeman, J.P. Davis and P.E. Barclay, Phys. Rev. X 4, 021052 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevX.4.021052


27. Nonlinear Optomechanics in the Stationary Regime, C. Doolin, B.D. Hauer, P.H. Kim, A.J.R. MacDonald, H. Ramp and J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. A 89, 053838 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.89.053838


26. Ultrasonic Interferometer for First-Sound Measurements of Confined Liquid 4He, X. Rojas, B.D. Hauer, A.J.R. MacDonald, P. Saberi, Y. Yang and J.P. Davis, Phys. Rev. B 89, 174508 (2014).  --- Selected as Editor’s Suggestion. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.89.174508


25. Remote Sensing in Hybridized Arrays of Nanostrings, T.S. Biswas, Jin Xu, X. Rojas, C. Doolin, A. Suhel, K.S.D. Beach and J.P. Davis, Nano Lett. 14, 2541–2545 (2014).  http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nl500337q


24. On-Chip Cavity Optomechanical Coupling, B.D. Hauer, P.H. Kim, C. Doolin, A.J.R. MacDonald, H. Ramp and J.P. Davis, EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 1:4 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjti4


23. Multidimensional Optomechanical Cantilevers for High Frequency Force Sensing, C. Doolin, P.H. Kim, B.D. Hauer, A.J.R. MacDonald and J.P. Davis, New J. Phys. 16, 035001 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/16/3/035001


22. A General Procedure for Thermomechanical Calibration of Nano/Micro-mechanical Resonators, B.D. Hauer, C. Doolin, K.S.D. Beach and J.P. Davis, Annals of Physics 339, 181 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aop.2013.08.003


21. Quantitative Magneto-mechanical Detection and Control of the Barkhausen Effect, J.A.J. Burgess, A.E. Fraser, F. Fani Sani, D. Vick, B.D. Hauer, J.P. Davis, M.R. Freeman, Science 339, 1051 (2013). --- Selected for Science Express. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1231390


20. Nanoscale Torsional Optomechanics, P.H. Kim, C. Doolin, B.D. Hauer, A.J.R. MacDonald, M.R. Freeman, P.E. Barclay and J.P. Davis, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 053102 (2013). --- Selected as cover for the Feb. 4th, 2013 issue http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4789442

--- Also selected for a Nature Research Highlight: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/494151b


19. High-Q Gold and Silicon Nitride Bilayer Nanostrings, T.S. Biswas, A. Suhel, B.D. Hauer, A. Palomino, K.S.D. Beach and J.P. Davis, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 093105 (2012).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4748977


18. Microfluidic and Nanofluidic Cavities for Quantum Fluids Experiments, A. Duh, A. Suhel, B.D. Hauer, R. Saeedi, P.H. Kim, T.S. Biswas and J.P. Davis, J. Low Temp. Phys. 168, 31 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10909-012-0617-4


17. Dissipation Mechanisms in Thermomechanically Driven Silicon Nitride Nanostrings, A. Suhel, B.D. Hauer, T.S. Biswas, K.S.D. Beach and J.P. Davis, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 173111 (2012).  --- Selected for the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4704914


16. Thermally Activated Decay of Magnetic Vortices, J.A.J. Burgess, D.C. Fortin, J.E. Losby, D. Grombacher, J.P. Davis and M.R. Freeman, Phys. Rev. B 82, 144403 (2010).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.82.144403


15. Observation of Magnetic Supercooling of the Transition to the Vortex State, J.P. Davis, D. Vick, J.A.J. Burgess, D.C. Fortin, P. Li, V. Sauer, W.K. Hiebert and M.R. Freeman, New Journal of Physics 12, 093033 (2010).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/12/9/093033


14. Observation of the Transition between Real and Complex Superconducting Order Parameters Phases in UPt3, J.D. Strand, D.J. Bahr, D.J. Van Harlingen, J.P. Davis, W.J. Gannon and W.P. Halperin, Science 328,1368 (2010).  http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/328/5984/1368


13. Nano-Torsional Resonator Torque Magnetometry, J.P. Davis, D. Vick, D.C. Fortin, J.A.J. Burgess, W.K. Hiebert and M.R. Freeman, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 072513 (2010). --- Selected as the Research Highlight for March 2010.   http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3319502


12. Impurity Scattering of 3He in Aerogel, W.P. Halperin, H. Choi, J.P. Davis and J. Pollanen, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 77, 111002 (2008). http://dx.doi.org/10.1143/JPSJ.77.111002


11. High Frequency Sound in Superfluid 3He-B, J.P. Davis, H. Choi, J. Pollanen and W.P. Halperin, J. Low Temp. Phys. 153, 1 (2008).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10909-008-9819-1


10. Globally Anisotropic High Porosity Silica Aerogels, J. Pollanen, K. Shirer, S. Blinstein, J.P. Davis, H. Choi, T.M. Lippman, L.B. Lurio and W.P. Halperin, J. Non-Crystalline Solids 354, 4668-4674 (2008).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2008.05.047


9. Anomalous Attenuation of Transverse Sound in 3He, J.P. Davis, J. Pollanen, H. Choi, J.A. Sauls, W.P. Halperin and A.B. Vorontsov, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 085301 (2008). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.085301


8. Discovery of a New Excited Pair State in Superfluid 3He, J.P. Davis, J. Pollanen, H. Choi, J.A. Sauls and W.P. Halperin, Nature Physics 4, 571-575 (2008). http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1038/nphys969


7. Magnetoresistance of UPt3 , T.M. Lippman, H. Choi, J.P. Davis, J. Pollanen, W.J. Gannon and W.P. Halperin, New Journal of Physics 10, 043006 (2008). http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1088/1367-2630/10/4/043006


6. Stability of the Axial Phase of Superfluid 3He in Aerogel with Globally Anisotropic Scattering, J.P. Davis, J. Pollanen, B. Reddy, K.R. Shirer, H. Choi and W.P. Halperin, Phys. Rev. B Rapid Comm. 77, 140502(R) (2008). http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.77.140502


5. Magneto-Acoustic Spectroscopy in Superfluid 3He-B, J.P. Davis, H. Choi,  J. Pollanen and W.P. Halperin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 015301 (2008).  http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.015301

Erratum: Magnetoacoustic Spectroscopy in Superfluid 3He-B, J.P. Davis, H. Choi,  J. Pollanen and W.P. Halperin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 079903(E) (2011). http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.079903


4. Strong Coupling Corrections to the Ginzburg-Landau Theory of Superfluid 3He, H. Choi, J.P. Davis, J. Pollanen, T. M. Haard and W. P. Halperin, Phys. Rev. B 75, 174503 (2007). http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRB/v75/e174503    


3. Collective Modes and f-Wave Pairing Interactions in Superfluid 3He, J.P. Davis, H. Choi, J. Pollanen and W.P. Halperin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 115301 (2006). http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v97/e115301


2. Surface Specific Heat and Andreev Bound States, H. Choi, J.P. Davis, J. Pollanen and W.P. Halperin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 125301 (2006). http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v96/e125301


1. Specific Heat of Disordered Superfluid 3He, H. Choi, K. Yawata, T.M. Haard, J.P. Davis, G. Gervais, N. Mulders, P. Sharma, J.A. Sauls and W.P. Halperin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 145301 (2004). http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v93/e145301



Refereed Proceedings


13. Dissipation Mechanisms In Thermomechanically Driven Silicon Nitride Nanostrings, B.D. Hauer, A. Suhel, T.S. Biswas, K.S.D. Beach and J.P. Davis, Physics in Canada 68, 134 (2012). https://www.cap.ca/onlineforms/download/PIC-Articles/Jul12-Bradley-HighRes.pdf


12. Nonlinear field-dependence of the Imaginary Squashing Mode of superfluid 3He at moderate magnetic fields, C.A. Collett, J. Pollanen, J.I.A. Li, W.J. Gannon, J.P. Davis and W.P. Halperin, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 400, 012006 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/400/1/012006


11. Nanomechanical Torsional Resonator Torque Magnetometry, J.P. Davis, D. Vick, P. Li, S.K.N. Portillo, A.E. Fraser, J.A.J. Burgess, D.C. Fortin, W.K. Hiebert and M.R. Freeman, J. of Appl. Phys. 109 07D309 (2011).   http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3540643


10. Superfluid Phase Stability of 3He in Axially Anisotropic Aerogel, J. Pollanen, J.P. Davis, B. Reddy, K.R. Shirer, H. Choi and W.P. Halperin, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 150, 032084 (2009).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/150/3/032084


9. Low Temperature Thermal Resistance for a New Design of Silver Sinter Heat Exchanger, J. Pollanen, H. Choi, J.P. Davis, B.T. Rolfs and W.P. Halperin, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 150, 012037 (2009).    http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/150/1/012037


8. Magnetoresistance of UPt3, T.M. Lippman, J.P. Davis, H. Choi, J. Pollanen and W.P. Halperin, J. Low Temp. Phys. 148, 863 (2007). http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s10909-007-9469-8


7. Anisotropic Aerogels for Studying Superfluid 3He  J. Pollanen, S. Blinstein, H. Choi, J.P. Davis, T.M. Lippman, L.B. Lurio and W.P. Halperin, J. Low Temp. Phys. 148, 579 (2007).  http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s10909-007-9449-z


6. Analysis of Strong-Coupling Parameters for Superfluid 3He  H. Choi, J.P. Davis, J. Pollanen, T.M. Haard and W.P. Halperin, J. Low Temp. Phys. 148, 507 (2007).  http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s10909-007-9420-z


5. Imaginary Squashing Mode Spectroscopy of Helium Three B, J.P. Davis H. Choi, J. Pollanen and W.P. Halperin, J. Low Temp. Phys. 148, 501 (2007). http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s10909-007-9417-7


4. Specific Heat of Disordered 3He, AIP Proceedings, H. Choi, J.P. Davis, J. Pollanen, N. Mulders and W.P. Halperin, AIP Conf. Proc. 850, 241 (2006). http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1063/1.2354683


3. Acoustic Spectroscopy of Superfluid 3He in Aerogel, J.P. Davis, H. Choi, J. Pollanen and W.P. Halperin, AIP Conf. Proc. 850, 239 (2006). http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1063/1.2354682


2. Compressed Silica Aerogels for the Study of Superfluid 3He in Aerogel, J. Pollanen, H. Choi, J.P. Davis, S. Blinstein, T.M. Lippman, L.B. Lurio, N. Mulders and W.P. Halperin, AIP Conf. Proc. 850, 237 (2006). http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1063/1.2354681


1. Ternary Phase Diagram Studies in Ti-Zr-Ni Alloys, J.P. Davis, E.H. Majzoub, J.M. Simmons and K.F. Kelton, Materials Science and Engineering A 294, 104 (2000).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0921-5093(00)01093-5



Theses:


Hugh Ramp -  PhD: “Microwave to Telecom Wavelength Transduction” - September 2020


Bradley D. Hauer -  PhD: “On-Chip Silicon Optomechanical Cavities at Low Temperatures” - December 2019


Callum Doolin -  PhD: “Integrated optical and mechanical resonators for evanescent field sensing” - August 2019


Thomas J. Clark   MSc: Applications of Superconducting Re-Entrant Microwave Cavities” - August 2019


Paul H. Kim -  PhD: “Passive and active cooling of cavity optomechanical torque sensors for magnetometry applications” - April 2019


Tushar S. Biswas -  PhD: “Fabrication, Characterization, and Applications of Nanomechanical Resonators” - June 2017


Muhammad Ruhul Amin - MSc: “Sensing applications of nanomechanical resonators” - January 2017


Clinton Potts -
  MSc: Integrated Devices for On-Chip Quantum Optics”- December 2016 


Allison MacDonald - MSc: “Cryogenic Optomechanics with Silica Microresonators” - March 2015  


Kyle Reid -  MSc: “Measuring Optomechanics with a Photon STM” - Jan. 2015


Paul H. Kim -  MSc: “Nanoscale Torsional Optomechanics” - May 2014


Yikai Yang -  MSc: “Electrical Properties of Al-Ge Granular Superconducting Films” - Dec. 2013


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