Research Team Members

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ALIAKSEI CHARNUKHA

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Investigation of the itinerant-carrier dynamics of unconventional superconductors and strongly correlated electron systems in the THz and far-infrared spectral range by means of far- and near-field optical spectroscopy/microscopy at cryogenic temperatures.

Email : acharnukha@ucsd.edu

ALEX FRENZEL

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Ultrafast near-field microscopy.

Email : afrenzel@physics.ucsd.edu


GUANGXIN NI

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Graphene.

Email : gni@ucsd.edu

KIRK POST

Graduate Student

Research Interests: Investigation of the itinerant-carrier dynamics of unconventional superconductors and strongly correlated electron systems in the THz and far-infrared spectral range by means of far- and near-field optical spectroscopy/microscopy at cryogenic temperatures.

Email : kwpost@physics.ucsd.edu


ALEX SWINTON MCLEOD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research interests: Photonics, graphene plasmonics, thin film spectroscopy, infrared scanning near-field optical microscopy.

Projects: Theory of near-field optical microscopy, infrared nanoscopy of silicates in chondritic meteorites, infrared nanoscopy of topological insulators.

Email : asmcleod@physics.ucsd.edu

TED STINSON

Graduate Student

Research interests: Near-field spectroscopy, high-Tc Superconductivity, Terahertz Time-Domain spectroscopy.

Projects: Construction of a novel THz near-field microscope for spectroscopic measurements in ultra-high vacuum.

Email : hstinson@physics.ucsd.edu


AARON STERNBACH

Graduate Student

Research Interests: Strongly correlated electron systems.

Email : aaronsternbach11@gmail.com

SAI SWAROOP SUNKU

Graduate Student

Email : sss2236@columbia.edu


SIYUAN DAI

Graduate Student

Research interests: Near-field nano-optics, Phonon Polaritons, boron nitride, hyperbolic materials, 2D materials, plasmonics.

Email : siyuandai1991@gmail.com

YINMING SHAO

Graduate Student

Research Interests: Topological Insulators and 2D materials.

Email : shaoyinming@gmail.com


LIN XIONG

Graduate Student

RAN JING

Graduate Student