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Matthew LaHaye

Matthew LaHaye


Associate Professor of
Physics Department

mlahaye@syr.edu

209 Physics Building
315.443.2564


Research Interests

  • Quantum effects in macroscopic systems.
  • Fundamental limits of measurement.
  • The physics and applications of Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS).

Education

2005 Ph.D. in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
University of Maryland, College Park
   
1999 B.S. in Physics and Philosophy
University at Albany

Awards & Professional Honors

  • NSF CAREER Award (Began May 2011)
  • Center for Physics of Information Postdoctoral Scholarship, Caltech (2005-2007)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Member (Inducted Nov. 1997)

Selected Publications

Hao, Y., Rouxinol, F, & LaHaye, M.D. Development of a Broadband Reflective T-filter for Voltage Biasing High-Q Superconducting Microwave Cavities. Applied Physics Letters 105, 222603 (2014).

Suh, J., LaHaye, M.D., Echternach, P.M., Schwab, K.C. & Roukes, M.L. Parametric Amplification and Back-Action Noise Squeezing by a Qubit-Coupled Nanomechanical Resonator. Nano Letters 10, 3990-3994 (2010).

LaHaye, M.D., Suh, J. Echternach, P.M., Schwab, K.C., & Roukes, M.L. Nanomechanical Measurements of a Superconducting Qubit. Nature 459, 960-964 (2009).

Naik, A., Buu, O., LaHaye, M.D., Armour, A.D., Clerk, A.A., Blencowe, M.P. & Schwab, K.C. Cooling a Nanomechanical Resonator With Quantum Back-action. Nature 443, 193-196 (2006).

LaHaye, M.D., Buu, O., Camarota, B. & Schwab, K.C. Approaching the Quantum Limit of a Nanomechanical Resonator. Science 304, 74-77 (2004).