Chandrasekhar Ramanathan

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Chemistry

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Professor Ramanathan is an experimental physicist working at the interface of quantum information processing and condensed matter physics. He has a B. Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, an M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an S.M. in Technology and Policy and an Sc.D. in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Following postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School, Nottingham University and MIT, he spent a number of years at MIT as a Research Scientist. He joined Dartmouth College in August 2010.


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Physics and Astronomy


  • B.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology
  • M.S. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Sc.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Selected Publications

  • Floquet prethermalization in dipolar spin chains
    P. Peng, C. Yin, X. Huang, C. Ramanathan, P. Cappellaro
    Nature Physics, 2021.

  • Emergent prethermalization signatures in out-of-time ordered correlations
    K. X. Wei, P. Peng, O. Shtanko, I. Marvian, S. L. Lloyd, C. Ramanathan and P. Cappellaro
    Physical Review Letters, 123, 090605, 2019.

  • Enhanced dynamic nuclear polarization via swept microwave frequency combs
    A. Ajoy, R. Nazaryan, K. Liu, X. Lv, B. Safvati, G. Wang, E. Druga, J. A. Reimer, D. Suter, C. Ramanathan, C. A. Meriles, A. Pines
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA)115, 10576-10581, 2018. app-ph/1806.08746.

  • Exploring Localization in Nuclear Spin Chains
    K. X. Wei, C. Ramanathan and P. Cappallaro
    Physical Review Letters, 120, 070501, 2018 cond-mat.dis-nn/1612.05249

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