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Ku, Mark

Ku, Mark

Assistant Professor, University of Delaware
Quantum Technology Center

Assistant professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy & Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware (starting January 2021)

  • 2015-2020 Harvard University/University of Maryland, postdoc. Advisors: Ronald Walsworth & Amir Yacoby
  • 2009-2015 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D in Physics. Advisor: Martin Zwierlein
  • 2007-2009 University of British Columbia, M.Sc in Physics. Advisor: Achim Schwenk
  • 2003-2007 University of British Columbia, B.Sc in Mathematics and Physics. Advisor: Marcel Franz

  • condensed matter physics/material science
  • quantum science and engineering

M.J.H. Ku*, T.X. Zhou*, Q. Li, Y.J. Shin, J.K. Shi, C. Burch, L.E. Anderson, A.T. Pierce, Y. Xie, A. Hamo, U. Vool, H. Zhang, F. Casola, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, M.M. Fogler, P. Kim, A. Yacoby, and R.L. Walsworth, "Imaging Viscous Flow of the Dirac Fluid in Graphene", Nature 583, 537(2020).

H. Zhang*, M.J.H. Ku*, F. Casola, C.H.R. Du, T. van der Sar, M.C. Onbasli, C.A. Ross, Y. Tserkovnyak, A. Yacoby, and R.L. Walsworth, "Spin-Torque Oscillation in a Magnetic Insulator Probed by a Single-Spin Sensor", Phys. Rev. B 102, 024404 (2020).

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