#### Theses/Dissertations from 2017

Ultracold Gas Theory from the Top-Down and Bottom-Up, Victor Edward Colussi

Toward Cold Radical Chemistry with Cryogenic Buffer Gas Beams, Maya Ilyinichna Fabrikant

Coherent Diffractive Imaging Near the Spatio-Temporal Limit with High-Harmonic Sources, Dennis Floyd Gardner Jr.

Applications of Holographic Duality: Black Hole Metals and Supergravity Superconductors, Oscar Karl Johannes Henriksson

Symmetries and Topological Order: Realizations and Signals in Correlated Strong Spin-Orbit Coupled Materials, Yi-Ping Huang

Measurement of Elliptic Flow in p+Au Collisions at √(sNN) = 200 GeV Using the PHENIX Detector at RHIC, Theodore E. Koblesky

Probing Local Quantities in a Strongly Interacting Fermi Gas and the Construction of an Ultracold Fermi Gas Apparatus, Rabin Paudel

Quantum Measurement Backaction and Upconverting Microwave Signals with Mechanical Resonators, Robert William Peterson

Converting Quantum Information to Mechanical Motion, Adam P. Reed

Laboratory Simulations of Micrometeoroid Ablation, Evan Williamson Thomas

Ambient Noise Tomography and Microseism Directionalities across the Juan De Fuca Plate, Ye Tian

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2016

The Study of Modeled Atomtronic Barrier Potentials Through the Impedance Method, Ava Ashby

Extreme Ultraviolet Frequency Combs for Precision Measurement and Strong-Field Physics, Craig Anthony Benko

Modeling Cytoskeletal Active Matter Systems, Robert Allen Blackwell

Experimental Realization of Atomtronic Circuit Elements in Non-Equilibrium Ultracold Atomic Systems, Seth C. Caliga

A Simplified Method for the Repetition Rate Stabilization of Modelocked Lasers: a PDH-based Technique, Luke Alexander Charbonneau

Dynamics of Quenched Ultracold Quantum Gases, John Purvis Corson

Quantum-Enhanced Measurements with Atoms in Cavities: Superradiance and Spin Squeezing, Kevin Christopher Cox

Comparative Study of Laser-Induced Ultrafast Demagnetization Dynamics in Fe, Co, and Ni, Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan

From PQCD to Neutron Stars: Matching Equations of State to Constrain Global Star Properties, Tyler Gorda

An Atomic Clock for 10^-18 Timekeeping, Nathan Hinkley

Search for High Mass States Decaying to Tau Pairs with the CMS Experiment at CERN, Andrew Austin Johnson

Atom-By-Atom Control and Readout for Studying Spin-Motional Dynamics and Entanglement in Neutral Atom Arrays, Brian James Lester

Dynamics of Compressible Convection and Thermochemical Mantle Convection, Xi Liu

Strong Field Ionization of Atoms Irradiated with Two-Color Circularly Polarized Femtosecond Laser Fields: Rescattering in a Whole New Dimension, Christopher Andrew Mancuso

Time Resolving Electron Dynamics in Atomic and Molecular Systems Using High-Harmonic Spectroscopy, Michelle R. Miller

A Quantum Gas of Polar Molecules in an Optical Lattice, Steven Aaron Moses

Twisting General Astigmatic Beams and a Diode-Laser-Based Pulse Source for Multiphoton Microscopy, Robert Duncan Niederriter

Hysteresis of the Nearly-Commensurate to Commensurate Charge Density Wave Phase Transition in Tantalum Disulfide Using Raman Spectroscopy, William Howard Oldham

Quantum and Extreme Nonlinear Optics Design of Coherent Ultrafast X-Ray Light and Applications, Dimitar Popmintchev

Parametric Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics With Superconducting Circuits and Large Cavities, Adam Joseph Sirois

Scattering-Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy with Femtosecond Laser Pulses, Peter B. Van Blerkom

Multielectron Effects in Strong Field Processes in Molecules, Yuqing Xia

Inferring the Oriented Elastic Tensor from Surface Wave Observations, Jiayi Xie

Theory of Steady-State Superradiance, Minghui Xu

Electronic Photodissociation Spectroscopy of Metal-Polypyridine Complex Ions, Shuang Xu

Nonequilibrium Dynamics of Quenched Quantum Many-Body Systems, Xiao Yin

Measurement of the Muon-Neutrino Charged-Current Cross Section on Water with Zero Outgoing Pions, Tianlu Yuan

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2015

Quantum Signal Processing with Mechanical Oscillators, Reed W. Andrews

Production, Deceleration, and Detection of OH Radicals, Travis Crain Briles

Ultrafast Investigations of Materials using Angle-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy with High Harmonic Generation, Adra Victoria Carr

Measuring local properties of a Fermi gas in the BCS-BEC crossover, Tara E. Drake

Development of a High Energy, kHz, Mid-Infrared OPCPA Laser for keV High Harmonic Generation, Michael R. Gerrity

Measuring the Electron Electric Dipole Moment with Trapped Molecular Ions, Matt Grau

Uncovering New Thermal and Mechanical Behavior at the Nanoscale Using Coherent Extreme Ultraviolet Light, Kathleen Marie Hoogeboom-Pot

Bose Polarons and Rotating Gases in an Ultracold Bose-Fermi Gas Mixture of 40K and 87Rb Atoms, Ming-Guang Hu

Laser-Cooling Atoms to Indistinguishability: Atomic Hong-Ou-Mandel Interference and Entanglement Through Spin-Exchange, Adam M. Kaufman

Generation and Efficient Measurement of Single Photons Using Superconducting Circuits, William F. Kindel

Low-Noise Modelocked Lasers: Pulse Dynamics, Feedback Control, and Novel Actuators, Chien-Chung Lee

Quantum Entanglement Generation in Trapped Ions Using Coherent and Dissipative Methods, Yiheng Lin

Observation of a Persistent Non-Equilibrium State in an Extremely Isotropic Harmonic Potential, Daniel S. Lobser

A new record in atomic clock performance, Travis L. Nicholson

Electron Dynamics in High Temperature Superconductors Studied Using Angle and Time-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy, Stephen Patrick Parham

Studies with Improved Renormalization Group Techniques, Gregory James Petropoulos

Hydrodynamics of Inclusions in Freely Suspended Liquid Crystal Films, Zhiyuan Qi

Exploring Exotic Atomic and Molecular Collisions at Ultracold Temperatures, Brandon P. Ruzic

Microcratering in Polyvinylidene Fluoride, Anthony John Shu

Excitons in Semiconductor Quantum Wells Studied Using Two-Dimensional Coherent Spectroscopy, Rohan Singh

Interplay between Symmetry and Topological Order in Quantum Spin Systems, Hao Song

The Lunar Dust Environment, Jamey Robert Szalay

Open Quantum Systems with Applications to Precision Measurements, David Andrew Tieri

Synchronization and Sensing with Steady State Superradiance and Spin Squeezing, Joshua Matthew Weiner

New Tools for Investigating Student Learning in Upper-division Electrostatics, Bethany Rae Wilcox

Novel Concepts in Near-Field Optics: From Magnetic Near-Field to Optical Forces, Honghua Yang

The Laser Cooling and Magneto-Optical Trapping of the YO Molecule, Eng Hiang Mark Yeo

Quantum Optomechanics with Engineered Membrane Resonators, Pen-Li Yu

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2014

Wind Turbine Wake Characterization with Remote Sensing and Computational Fluid Dynamics, Matthew Lawrence Aitken

Submillimeter Video Imaging with a Superconducting Bolometer Array, Daniel Thomas Becker

Understanding Atomic Interactions in an Optical Lattice Clock and Using Them to Study Many-Body Physics, Michael N. Bishof

Development of a Compact Cold-Atom Atomic Clock Based on Coherent Population Trapping, Eric M. Blanshan

Building a Better Atomic Clock, Benjamin Jacob Bloom

Few-Body Collisions in a Quantum Gas Mixture of 40K and 87Rb Atoms, Ruth Shewmon Bloom

A Superradiant Laser and Spin Squeezed States: Collective Phenomena in a Rubidium Cavity QED System for Enhancing Precision Measurements, Justin Gary Bohnet

Coherent Ion Transport in a Multi-electrode Trap Array, Ryan Bowler

Exploring Orbital Physics with Angle-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy, Yue Cao

Lattice Studies of SU(3) Gauge System with Many Fermion Flavors, Anqi Cheng

Techniques in Molecular Spectroscopy: From Broad Bandwidth to High Resolution, Kevin C. Cossel

Bright Coherent Ultrafast Tabletop Light Sources Development and the Application on EUV to Soft X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy, Chengyuan Ding

Optical Second Harmonic Generation Measurements for Characterization of Amorphous Silicon Interfaces, Long He

Photoelectron and Photoion Spectroscopy of Atoms, Nanoparticles, and Nanoplasmas Irradiated with Strong Femtosecond Laser Fields, Daniel Durand Hickstein

High Harmonic Driven Attosecond and Femtosecond Molecular Dynamics, William Craig Hogle

Emergent Phenomena in Minimal Models of Soft Matter, Zachary Vance Kost-Smith

Generating and Verifying Entangled-Itinerant Microwave Fields, Hsiang-Sheng Ku

Quantum Correlations of Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices, Shuming Li

Superconducting Tunnel Junction Refrigerators for Sub-Kelvin Cooling of Electrons, Phonons, and Arbitrary, User-Supplied Payloads, Peter Joseph Lowell

Experimental Studies of a Degenerate Unitary Bose Gas, Philip Makotyn

Optical Shaping of Structural Self-Oraganization and Topology in Soft Matter, Angel Martinez

Investigating Charge Generation and Mobility in Type-Separated Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Ensembles for Solar Photovoltaics, Kevin S. Mistry

Theoretical Studies of Ultrafast Correlated Electron Dynamics in Single and Double Photoionization, Hongcheng Ni

Nanoscale EUV Microscopy on a Tabletop: A General Transmission and Reflection Mode Microscope Based on Coherent Diffractive Imaging with High Harmonic Illumination, Matthew Donald Seaberg

Gas Puff Imaging Studies of Tokamak Edge Physics in the National Spherical Torus Experiment, Yancey Harrison Sechrest

The Study of the BCS-BEC Crossover in Optical Lattices and of Quenches in Paired Superfluids, Zhaochuan Shen

Structure and Dynamics of Exotic Nematic Liquid Crystals, Yue Shi

An Investigation of the Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices of Physics Teaching Assistants, with Implications for TA Preparation, Benjamin T. Spike

Theoretical Analysis and Numerical Simulation of Attosecond Time Delays in Photoionization, Jing Su

Studying Laser-Induced Spin Currents Using Ultrafast Extreme Ultraviolet Light, Emrah Turgut