Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Honors and Awards
Research Interests (see my research page)
Experimental condensed matter physics and quantum information science: electron and nuclear spin resonance, measurement and control of many-body spin dynamics.
Selected Recent Publications
"Hyperpolarized Long-T1 Silicon Nanoparticles for Magnetic Resonance Imaging," J.W. Aptekar, M.C. Cassidy, A.C. Johnson, R.A. Barton, M.Y. Lee, A.C. Ogier, C. Vo, M.N. Anahtar, Y. Ren, S.N. Bhatia, C. Ramanathan, D.G. Cory, A.L. Hill, R.W. Mair, M.S. Rosen, R.L. Walsworth, C.M. Marcus, ACS Nano, 3, 4003-4008, 2009.
"NMR multiple quantum coherences in quasi-one-dimensional spin systems: Comparison with ideal spin-chain dynamics," W. Zhang, P. Cappellaro, N. Antler, B. Pepper, D.G. Cory, V.V. Dobrovitski, C. Ramanathan, L. Viola, Phys. Rev. A, 80, Article 052323, 2009.
"Dynamic nuclear polarization and spin-diffusion in non-conducting solids," C. Ramanathan, Applied Magn. Reson., 34, 409-421, 2008.
"Universal Control of Nuclear Spins via Anisotropic Hyperfine Interactions," J.S. Hodges, J.C. Yang, C. Ramanathan, D.G. Cory, Phys. Rev. A, 78, Article 010303(R), 2008.
"Dynamic nuclear polarization in silicon microparticles," A.E. Dementyev, D.G. Cory, C. Ramanathan, Phys. Rev. Lett., 100, Article 127601, 2008.
"Simulations of Information Transport in Spin Chains," P. Cappellaro, C. Ramanathan, D.G. Cory, Phys. Rev. Lett., 99, Article 250506, 2007.
"Fidelity enhancement by logical qubit encoding," M.K. Henry, C. Ramanathan, J.S. Hodges, C.A. Ryan, M.J. Ditty, R. Laflamme, D.G. Cory Phys. Rev. Lett., 99, Article 220501, 2007.
"Dynamics and Control of a Quasi-1D Spin System," P. Cappellaro, C. Ramanathan, D.G. Cory, Phys. Rev. A, 76, Article 032317, 2007.
"Decay of highly-correlated spin states in a dipolar-coupled solid: NMR study of CaF2," H. Cho, P. Cappellaro, D.G. Cory, C. Ramanathan, Phys. Rev. B, 74, Article 224434, 2006.
"Solid-state NMR three-qubit homonuclear system for quantum information processing: control and characterization," J.D. Baugh, O. Moussa, C.A. Ryan, R. Laflamme, C. Ramanathan, T.F. Havel, D.G. Cory, Phys. Rev. A, 73, Article 022305, 2006.
"Multi-spin dynamics of the solid-state NMR free induction decay," H. Cho, T.D. Ladd, J.D. Baugh, D.G. Cory, C. Ramanathan, Phys. Rev. B, 72, Article 054427, 2005.
"Selective coherence transfers in homonuclear dipolar coupled spin systems," C. Ramanathan, S. Sinha, J.D. Baugh, T.F. Havel, D.G. Cory Phys. Rev. A, 71, Article 020303(R), 2005.
"Entanglement assisted metrology," P. Cappellaro, J.E. Emerson, N. Boulant, C. Ramanathan, S.L. Lloyd, D.G. Cory Phys. Rev. Lett., 94, Article 020502, 2005.
"Spin diffusion of correlated two-spin states in a dielectric crystal," G.S. Boutis, D. Greenbaum, H. Cho, D.G. Cory, C. Ramanathan, Phys. Rev. Lett., 92, Article 137201, 2004.
"Encoding multiple-quantum coherences in non-commuting bases," C. Ramanathan, H. Cho, P. Cappellaro, G.S. Boutis, D.G. Cory, Chem. Phys. Lett., 369, 311--317, 2003.