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.


Wilder, Room 101
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).

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