#### Theses/Dissertations from 2019

Stark Deceleration Methods for Cold Molecule Experiments, Yomay Shyur

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2018

Many-Body Physics in an Optical Lattice Clock, Sarah Louise Bromley

Widely Tunable On-Chip Microwave Circulator for Superconducting Quantum Circuits, Ben J. Chapman

Beyond Modelocking: High Repetition-Rate Frequency Combs Derived from a Continuous-Wave Laser, Daniel C. Cole

A Three-Dimensional MOT of YO Towards Narrow-Line Cooling, Alejandra Louise Collopy

Computational Modeling of Mitosis in Fission Yeast, Christopher Edelmaier

Aspects of Topology in Quantum Phases of Matter: a Journey Through Lands Both Flat and Not, Abhinav Prem

Hidden Dynamics in the Unfolding of Membrane Protein Revealed by Ultrafast Cantilevers, Matthew G.W. Siewny

Dynamics of Crowded and Active Biological Systems, Michael W. Stefferson

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2017

Elucidating Reaction Kinetics with Time-Resolved Frequency Comb Spectroscopy, Bryce James Bjork

A Fermi-Degenerate Three-Dimensional Optical Lattice Clock, Sara L. Campbell

Ticking near the Zero-Point Energy: Towards 1 x 10^-18 Accuracy in Al^+ Optical Clocks, Jwo-Sy Chen

Overcoming Limitations in Semiconductor Alloy Design, Theresa Marie Christian

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

Enhanced Optical and Electric Manipulation of a Quantum Gas of KRb Molecules, Jacob P. Covey

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

Bright Linearly and Circularly Polarized Extreme Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray High Harmonics for Absorption Spectroscopy, Tingting Fan

High-Order Harmonic Generation Driven by Mid-Infrared Laser Light, Benjamin Robert Galloway

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

On Various Aspects of Ion Collisions Analyzed Via a Hydrodynamic Hybrid Approach, Mathis Habich

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

Uncovering New Thermal and Elastic Properties of Nanostructured Materials Using Coherent Euv Light, Jorge Nicolás Hernández Charpak

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

Resonantly Interacting Degenerate Bose Gas Oddities, Catherine Ellen Klauss

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

Spin-Motion Coupling in Cold Atomic Gases, Andrew Phillip Koller

Coherent Femtosecond Spectroscopy and Nonlinear Optical Imaging on the Nanoscale, Vasily Kravtsov

Ge-Sb-Se Chalcogenide Glass for Near- and Mid-Infrared Nonlinear Photonics, Molly Rebecca Krogstad

Measurement of Quark Energy Loss in Cold Nuclear Matter at Fermilab E906/SeaQuest, Po-Ju Lin

Generation of Mid-Infrared Frequency Combs for Spectroscopic Applications, Daniel L. Maser

Search for Supersymmetry in Hadronic Final States, Troy Mulholland

New Tools for Precision Measurement and Quantum Science with Narrow Linewidth Optical Transitions, Matthew Andrew Norcia

Nanoscale and Ultrafast Imaging and Spectroscopy to Probe Heterogeneity of Novel Materials and Coherence of Thermal Near-Fields, Brian Thomas O'Callahan

Tip-Enhanced Nano-Spectroscopy, Imaging, and Control: From Single Molecules to Van Der Waals Materials, Kyoung-Duck Park

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

High-Resolution, Quantitative, and Three-Dimensional Coherent Diffractive Imaging with a Tabletop Euv Source, Elisabeth Rose Shanblatt

Perturbative and Ab-Initio Calculations of Electrical Susceptibilities of Atoms, Andrew Spott

Laboratory Simulations of Micrometeoroid Ablation, Evan Williamson Thomas

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

Experimental Verification of Photon Upconversion Via Cooperative Energy Pooling, Daniel Harrison Weingarten

Conventional and Ultrafast Pump-Probe Time-Resolved Raman Spectroscopy of Strongly Correlated Systems, Jhih-An Yang

Many-Body Physics in Long-Range Interacting Quantum Systems, Bihui Zhu

#### 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

High-Fidelity Entangling Gates with Trapped-Ions, Ting Rei Tan

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

High Peak and Average Power Mid-Infrared Laser for High Harmonic Generation of Soft X-Rays, Susannah Rachel Wang

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

Integrated Nonlinear Photonics Based on Coupled-Cavity Resonator Systems, Xiaoge Zeng

#### 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

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