Browse Dissertations and Theses - Physics by Contributor "DeMarco, Brian"

  • Wen, Xueda (2017-07-06)
    Quantum entanglement plays an important role in characterizing the property of many-body systems and quantum field theories. In this thesis, we study the quantum entanglement in (1+1)-dimensional critical systems and ...

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  • Xu, Wenchao (2018-03-26)
    We use 40K atoms trapped in a cubic optical lattice to simulate the Fermi-Hubbard model. The work in this thesis focuses on investigating dynamics in the Fermi-Hubbard model and developing techniques for engineering ...

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  • Chen, David (2015-07-17)
    This thesis describes experiments focused on investigating out-of-equilibrium phenomena in the Bose-Hubbard Model and exploring novel cooling techniques for ultracold gases in optical lattices. In the first experiment, ...

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  • Sharma, Sarvagya (2018-03-27)
    This work presents the research conducted on Nitrogen Vacancy (NV) defects in diamonds for the nEDM experiment which has an operating temperature of 0.5 K. NV defects have been investigated as metrological sensors for ...

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  • Durkin, Malcolm Shaw (2017-05-02)
    In this thesis, we use superconducting island arrays as a platform for studying vortex motion and quantum phase transitions. We investigate superconducting vortex dynamics and lattice structures in superconducting arrays ...

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  • Ray, Ushnish (2015-04-22)
    The study of the disordered Bose-Hubbard model is key to understanding the interplay of disorder and interactions. Despite many studies with uniform diagonal disorder, few have inquired into experimental realizations with ...

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  • Stekas, Barbara (2018-04-13)
    Understanding how proteins work together to perform vital cellular functions, such as replicating and repairing DNA, not only extends our understanding of fundamental biology, but can also lead to important medical ...

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