Alex Rimberg

Academic Appointments

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Professor Rimberg is an experimental condensed matter physicist focusing on the interface between quantum and classical behavior in mesoscopic systems. He has an A. B. (1986) and Ph. D. (1992) in Physics, both from Harvard University. After postdoctoral work at the University of California, Berkely, he was an Assistant Professor in Physics and Astronomy at Rice University for several years. He joined Dartmouth College in August, 2004.

101 Wilder
HB 6127
Physics and Astronomy
A.B. Harvard University
Ph.D. Harvard University

Selected Publications

B. L. Brock, J. Li, S. Kanhirathingal, B. Thyagarajan, W. F. Braasch, Jr., M. P. Blencowe and A. J. Rimberg, "Nonlinear Charge- and Flux-Tunable Cavity Derived From an Embedded Cooper-Pair Transistor,"  Phys. Rev. Applied. 15, 044009 (2021).

B. L. Brock, M. P. Blencowe and A. J. Rimberg, "Frequency Fluctuations in Tunable and Nonlinear Microwave Cavities," Phys. Rev. Applied 14, 054026 (2020).

W. F. Braasch, Jr., O. D. Friedman,  A. J. Rimberg and M. P. Blencowe, "Wigner Current for Open Quantum Systems," Phys. Rev. A 100, 012124 (2019).

 H. Wang, M. P. Blencowe, C. M. Wilson, and A. J. Rimberg, "Mechanically Generating Entangled Photons from the Vacuum: A Microwave Circuit-Acoustic Resonator Analog of the Oscillatory Unruh Effect," Phys. Rev. A 99, 053833 (2019).

H. Wang, M. P. Blencowe, A. D. Armour and A. J. Rimberg, "Quantum Dynamics of a Josephson Junction Driven Cavity Mode System in the Presence of Voltage Bias Noise," Phys. Rev. A 96, 104503 (2017).

P. D. Nation, J. R. Johansson, M. P. Blencowe and A. J. Rimberg, "Iterative Solutions to the Steady-State Density Matrix for Optomechanical Systems," Phys. Rev. E 91, 013307 (2015).

Chen, F., J. Li, A. D. Armour, E. Brahimi, J. Stettenheim, A. J. Sirois, R. W. Simmonds, M. P. Blencowe, and A. J. Rimberg, "Realization of a Single-Cooper-Pair Josephson Laser", Phys. Rev. B 90, 020506(R) (2014)

Rimberg, A. J., M. P. Blencowe, A. D. Armour, and P. D. Nation, "A Cavity-Cooper Pair Transistor Scheme for Investigating Quantum Optomechanics in the Ultra-Strong Coupling Regime," New J. Phys. 16, 055008 (2014).

Armour, A. D., M. P. Blencowe, E. Brahimi, and A. J. Rimberg, Phys. Rev. Lett., "Universal Quantum Fluctuations of a Cavity Mode Driven by a Josephson Junction," Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 247001 (2013).

Yuan, M., Z. Yang, D. E. Savage, M. G. Lagally, M. A. Eriksson, and A. J. Rimberg, "Charge Sensing in a Si/SiGe Quantum Dot with a Radio Frequency Superconducting Single-Electron Transistor", Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 142103 (2012).  

 Chen, F., A. J. Sirois, R. W. Simmonds and A. J. Rimberg, "Introduction of a DC Bias into a High-Q Superconducting Microwave Cavity," Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 132509 (2011).

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