Harvard PhD Theses in Physics: 2000 to Present

A.M. degree is listed after undergraduate degree. Before 2008, If no Harvard A.M. was awarded, only undergraduate degree is listed. Thesis advisor follows title.

 PhDs 1873-1953
 PhDs 1954-1970
 PhDs 1971-1999
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2000

ARNOLD, CRAIG BRIAN, B.S. (Haverford) 1994, (Harvard) 1996.
Solute Redistribution in Far from Equilibrium Liquid and Vapor Phase Growth. (Aziz)

BARNETT, ALEXANDER HARVEY, B.A. (Cambridge) 1994.
Dissipation in Deforming Chaotic Billiards. [GZipped Postscript: ~2.57MB; full size: ~11.9MB] (Heller)

BEAR, DAVID CHAIYARAT. A.B. (Harvard) 1992. (Harvard) 1995.
Fundamental Symmetry Tests Using a 129Xe/3He Dual Noble Gas Maser. (Papaliolios/Walsworth)

BETTERTON, MEREDITH DIANE, A.B. (Princeton) 1994, (Harvard) 1996.
Things Fall Apart: Topics in Biophysics and Pattern Formation. (Fisher)

BIES, WILLIAM EDWARD, A.B. (Princeton) 1990. (Harvard) 1993.
Topics in Quantum Chaos and Thermoelectricity. [GZipped Postscript: ~1.87 MB; full size: ~6.75MB] (Heller)

BROME, CLINTON REED, A.B. (Harvard) 1993, (Harvard) 1997.
Magnetic Trapping of Ultracold Neutrons. (Doyle)

BUSCH, BRIAN DAVID, B.S. (Cornell) 1990, (Harvard) 1997.
Bose Einstein Condensation and Atomic Interations in a Sodium Gas. (Golovchenko)

CALLAN, JOHN PAUL, B.A. (Trinity) 1993, (Harvard) 1997.
Ultrafast Dynamics and Phase Changes in Solids Excited by Femtosecond Laser Pulses. (Mazur)

DANIELS, DAVID CLARK, B.S. (Wheaton) 1993, (Harvard) 1996.
A Search for nm ® nt Neutrino Oscillations in the t ® r Decay Channel Using the NOMAD Detector. (Feldman)

DAW, ADRIAN NIGEL, B.S.(Yale) 1989, (Harvard) 1994.
Measurement of the radiative lifetime of the 2s2 2p4 1So metastable level of Ne2+; a study of forbidden transitions of astrophysical interest. ( Parkinson &. Smith).

DEKKER, NYNKE HESTER, B.S. (Yale) 1993, (Harvard) 1996.
Guiding Atoms on a Chip. (Prentiss)

DRNDIC, MARIJA, B.A. (Harvard) 1994, (Harvard) 1998.
Micro-Electromagnets for Particle Control. (Westervelt)

DUNCAN, DAVID SCOTT, B.A. (Duke) 1992, (Harvard) 1997.
Mesoscopic Electron Transpirt in Semiconductor Nanostructures. (Westervelt)

GOLDMAN, MARK STEVEN, B.S. (Stanford) 1993. (Harvard) 1996.
Computational Implications of Activity-Dependent Neuronal Processes. (Abbott [Brandeis]/ Marcus)

HUNT, ALAN WOLFE, B.S. (Michigan) 1994.
Annihilation of Fast Channeled Positrons. (Golovchenko)

KAISER, DAVID ISAAC, B.A. (Dartmouth) 1992, (Harvard) 1997.
Post-Inflation Reheating in an Expanding Universe. (Guth [MIT]/Galison)

SMITH, GREGORY SAMUEL, B.A. (Amherst) 1993.
Multiscale Simulations of Indentation. (Kaxiras)

SPIROPULU, MARIA, B.S. (Aristotle) 1993. (Harvard) 1995.
A Blind Search for Supersymmetry in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at sqrt (s) = 1.8 Tev Using the Missing Energy Plus Multijet. (Huth)

ZHUKOV, VYACHESLAV V., B.A., M.S. (Moscow Insti. Phy. & Tech.) 1991, (Harvard) 1995.
String Theory in Anti-deSitter Spaces and Black Holes in Five Dimensions. (Bershadsky)

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2001

BAILEY, STEPHEN JOHN, B.S. (Washington) 1995.
A Study of B → J/y K(*)0 X Decays. (Huth)

CHEN, LESTER HAO-LIN, B.S. (Duke) 1995. (Harvard) 1999.
Charge-Iimaging Field-Effect Transistors for Scanned Probe Microscopy. (Westervelt)

CHOU, YI, B.S. (National Tsing Hua University) 1988. (National Tsing Hua University) 1990.
Developments of EXITE2 and Timing Analysis of Ultra-Compact X-ray Binaries. (Papaliolios/Grindlay)

ERSHOV, ALEXEY, B.S. (Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology) 1996.
Beauty Meson Decays to Charmonium. (Feldman)

FOX, DAVID CHARLES, A.B. (Princeton) 1991. (Harvard) 1994.
The Structure of Clusters of Galaxies. (Shapiro)

FUKUTO, MASAFUMI, B.S. (Oregon) 1994. (Harvard) 1997).
Two-Dimensional Structures and Order of Nano-Objects on the Surface of Water: Synchrotron X-ray Scattering Studies. (Pershan)

HILL, MARC, B.S. (Illinois) 1994.
Experimental Studies of W-band Accelerator Structures at High Field. (Huth)

KANNAPPAN, SHEILA, A.B. (Harvard) 1991. (Harvard, History of Science) 2001.
Kinematic Clues to the Formation and Evolution of Galaxies. (Horowitz)

LAU, CHUN-NING, B.A. (Chicago) 1994. (Harvard) 1997.
Quantum Phase Slips in Superconducting Nanowires. (Tinkham)

OSWALD, JOSEPH ANTON, B.S. (Duke) 1992. (Harvard) 1995.
Metallo-dielectric Photonic Crystal Filters for Infrared Applications. (Verghese/Tinkham)

SCHAFFER, CHRISTOPHER BRIAN, B.S. (Florida) 1995.
Interaction of Femtosecond Laser Pulses with Transparent Materials. (Mazur)

SPRADLIN, MARCUS BENJAMIN, B.A. (Princeton) 1996. (Harvard) 1999.
AdS2 Black Holes and Soliton Moduli Spaces. (Strominger)

WU, CLAUDIA, Diplom (Hannover) 1991. (Harvard) 1995.
Femtosecond Laser-Gas-Solid Interactions. (Mazur)

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2002

BOZOVIC, DOLORES, B.S. ( Stanford University ) 1995. (Harvard) 1997.
Defect Formation and Electron Transport in Carbon Nanotubes. (Tinkham)

BRITTO-PACUMIO, RUTH ALEXANDRA, B.S. (MIT) 1996. (Harvard) 1998.
Bound States of Supersymmetric Black Holes. (Strominger)

CACHAZO, FREDDY ALEXANDER, B.S. (Simon Bolivar University) 1996.
Dualities in Field Theory from Geometric Transitions in String Theory. (Vafa)

CHOU, YI, B.S. ( National Tsing Hua University ) 1988. ( National Tsing Hua University ) 1990.
Developments of EXITE2 and Timing Analysis of Ultra-Compact X-ray Binaries. (Papaliolios/Grindlay)

COLDWELL, CHARLES MICHAEL, A.B. (Harvard) 1992.
A Search for Interstellar Communications at Optical Wavelengths. (Horowitz)

DUTTON, ZACHARY JOHN, B.A. (University of California Berkeley) 1996. (Harvard) 2002.
Ultra-slow Stopped, and Compressed Light in Bose-Einstein Condensates. (Hau)

FOX, DAVID CHARLES, A.B. ( Princeton ) 1991. (Harvard) 1994.
The Structure of Clusters of Galaxies. (Shapiro)

GOEL, ANITA, B.S. (Stanford) 1995.
Single Molecule Dynamics of Motor Enzymes Along DNA. (Herschbach/ Wilson)

HALL, CARTER, B.S. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ.) 1996.
Measurement of the isolated direct photon cross section with conversions in proton-antiproton collisions at sqrt (s) = 1.8 TeV. (Franklin)

JANZEN, PAUL HENRY, B. Sc., (University of Windsor) 1992. (Harvard) 1994.
An Experiment to Measure Electron Impact Excitation of Ions that have Metastable States. (Horowitz/Kohl)

KIM, Daniel Young-Joon, AB/AM (Harvard) 1995.
Properties of Inclusive B → psi Production. (Wilson/Brandenburg)

LANDHUIS, DAVID PAUL, B.S. (Stanford) 1994. (Harvard) 1997.
Studies with Ultracold Metastable Hydrogen. (Gabrielse/Kleppner)  

LAU, CHUN-NING, B.A. ( Chicago ) 1994. (Harvard) 1997.
Quantum Phase Slips in Superconducting Nanowires. (Tinkham)

LEE, CHUNGSOK, B.A. ( University of California , Berkeley ) 1995. ( Harvard University ) 2002.
Control and Manipulation of Magnetic Nanoparticles and Cold Atoms Using Micro-electromagnets. (Westervelt)

 LUBENSKY, DAVID KOSLAN, A.B. ( Princeton University ) 1994. (Harvard) 1997.
Theoretical Studies of Polynucleotide Biophysics. (Nelson)

MATTONI, CARLO EGON HEINRICH, A.B. ( Harvard College ) 1995. (Harvard University ) 1998.
Magnetic Trapping of Ultracold Neutrons Produced Using a Monochromatic Cold Neutron Beam. (Doyle)

MCKINSEY, DANIEL NICHOLAS, B.S. (University of Michigan) 1995. (Harvard) 1998.
Detecting Magnetically Trapped Neutrons: Liquid Helium As a Scintillator. (Doyle)

OZEL, FERYAL, B.S. (Columbia University) 1996.
The Effects of Strong Magnetic and Gravitational Fields on Emission Properties of Neutron Stars. (Shapiro/Narayan)

PAUTOT, SOPHIE, B.S. (University of Bordeaux I and II) 1995. (University of Bordeaux I and II) 1996.
Lipids behavior at dodecane-water interface. (Weitz)  

PRASAD, VIKRAM, B. Tech. (Indian Institute of Technology) 1996. ( University of Pennsylvania ) 1999.
Weakly interacting colloid-polymer mixtures. (Weitz)

SALWEN, NATHAN KALMAN, A.B. (Harvard) 1994.
Non-perturbative Methods in Modal Field Theory. (Coleman)

SCHWARZ, JENNIFER MARIE, B.S., B.A. (University of Maryland) 1994.
Depinning with Elastic Waves: Criticality, Hysteresis, and Even Pseudo-Hysteresis. (Fisher)

SHAW, SCOT ELMER JAMES, B.A. (Lawrence University) 1998.
Propagation in Smooth Random Potentials. [PDF: ~7.44MB] (Heller)

SQUIRES, TODD MICHAEL, B.S. (UCLA) 1995.
Hydrodynamics and Electrokinetics in Colloidal and Microfluidic Systems. (Fisher/Brenner)

VOLOVICH, ANASTASIA, A.M. (Moscow State) 1998.
Holography for Coset Spaces and Noncommutative Solitions. (Strominger)

WEINSTEIN, JONATHAN DAVID, B.S. (Caltech) 1995. (Harvard) 1998.
Magnetic Trapping of Atomic Chromium and Molecular Calcium Monohydride. (Doyle)  

 WONG, GLENN PATRICK, B.S. (Stanford) 1993. (Harvard) 1995.
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Experiments Using Laser-Polarized Noble Gas. (Shapiro)

YESLEY, PETER SPOOR, B.S. (MIT) 1995.
The Road to Antihydrogen. (Gabrielse)

 *YOUNKIN, REBECCA JANE, A.B. ( Mt. Holyoke ) 1993. (Harvard) 1996.
Surface Studies and Microstructure Fabrication Using Femtosecond. (Mazur)

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2003

ASHCOM, JONATHAN BENJAMIN, B.S. (Brown University) 1996. (Harvard) 2000.
The role of focusing in the interaction of femtosecond laser pulses with transparent materials. (Mazur)

CHAN, IAN HIN-YUN , B.S. ( Sanford University ) 1994.
Quantum dot circuits: single-electron switch and few-electron quantum dots. (Westervelt)

CREMERS, JACOB NICO HENDRIK JAN, B.S. (MIT) 1994. (Harvard) 2002.
Pumping and Spin-Orbit Coupling in Quantum Dots. (Halperin)

deCARVALHO, ROBERT, B.S. (University of Arizona) 1996. (Harvard) 1999.
Inelastic Scattering of Magnetically Trapped Atomic Chromium. (Doyle)

D’URSO, BRIAN RICHARD, B.S. (California Institute of Technology) 1998.
Cooling and Self-Excitation of a One-Electron Oscillator. (Gabrielse)

FIETE, GREGORY ALAN, B.S. (Purdue University) 1997. (Harvard) 1999.
Theory of Kondo Effect in Nanoscale Systems and Studies of III-V Diluated Magnetic Semiconductors. (Heller)

GABEL, CHRISTOPHER VAUGHN, A.B. (Princeton University) 1996.
The speed of the flagellar rotary motor of Escherichia coli varies linearly with protonmotive force. (Berg)

GORDON, VERNITA DIANE, B.S. (Vanderbilt University) 1996. (Harvard) 2001.
Measuring and Engineering Microscale Mechanical Responses and Properties of Bio-Relevant Materials. (Weitz)

HAILU, GIRMA, B.S. (Addis Ababa University). (Addis Ababa University) 1992. (Harvard) 1999.
Chiral orbifold Construction of Field Theories with Extra Dimensions. (Georgi)

HEADRICK, MATTHEW PETER, B.A. (Princeton University) 1994. (Harvard) 1998.
Noncummutative Solitons and Closed String Tachyons. (Minwalla)

HUMPHREY, MARC ANDREW, B.S. (Western Michigan University). 1997 (Harvard) 2000.
Precision measurements with atomic hydrogen masers. (Walsworth)

LEPORE, NATASHA, B.S. (University of Montreal)
Diffraction and Localization in Quantum Billiards. [Postscript: ~5.8MB] (Heller)

LEROY, BRIAN JAMES,
Imaging Coherent Electron Flow Through Semiconductor Nanostructures. [PDF: ~10.17MB] (Westervelt)

LOPATNIKOVA, ANNA, B.S. (MIT) 1997.
Spontaneously symmetry-broken states in the quantum Hall regime. (Halperin/Wen)

MADRAK, ROBYN LEIGH, B.A. (Cornell University) 1995
Measurement of the LambdaB Lifetime in the Decay Mode LambdaB-> Jpsi Lambda. (Franklin)

MALONEY, ALEXANDER DEWITT,
Time-Dependent Backgrounds of String Theory. [PDF: ~6.73MB] (Strominger)

MAOZ, LIAT, B.S. (Hebrew University) 1995.
Supersymmetric Configurations in the Rotating D1-D5 System and PP-Waves. [PDF: ~7.16 MB] (Maldacena/ Strominger)

MARINELLI, LUCA, Laurea ( University of Genova ) 1995. ( Harvard University ) 1997.
Analysis of quasiparticles in the mixed state of a d-wave superconductor and NMR in pores with surface relaxation. (Halperin)

REFAEL, GIL, B.S. (Tel Aviv University) 1997. (Harvard) 2001.
Randomness, Dissipation, and Quantum Fluctuations in Spin Chains and Mesoscopic Superconductor Arrays. (Fisher/Demler)

SHEN, NAN, B.A. (Rhode Island College) 1996.
Photodisruption in biological tissues using femtosecond laser pulses. (Mazur)

TSERKOVNYAK, YAROSLAV, (University of British Columbia) 1999. (Harvard) 2001.
Spin and Charge Transfer in Selected Nanostructures. [PDF: ~6.96MB] (Halperin)

VALENTINE, MEGAN THERESA, B.S. (Leigh University) 1997. (University of Pennsylvania) 1999.
Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of Biological Materials. [PDF: ~3.5 MB] (Weitz)

VANICEK, JIRI JOSEPH LADISLAV, A.B. (Harvard College). (Harvard) 2000.
Uniform semiclassical approximations and their applications. [PDF: 936 KB] (Heller)

WIJNHOLT, MARTIJN PAUL, B.S. (University of Warwick) 1996.
Investigations in the physics of solitons in string theory. (Vafa)

ZABOW, GARY, B.S. (University of Cape Town) 1994.
Charged-particle optics for neutral particles. (Prentiss)

ZIELINSKI, LUKASZ JOZEF, B.S. (Stanford University) 1997.
Restriction and inhomogeneous magnetic fields in the nuclear magnetic resonance study of diffusion. (Halperin/Sen)

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2004

ABRAHAM, MATHEW CHEERAN, B.S. (Haverford College) 1997 (Harvard University) 2000.
Hot Electron Transpoort and Current Sensing. (Westervelt)

BOWDEN, NATHANIEL SEAN, B.S., M.S. (University of Auckland) 1996.
Production of Cold Antihydrogen During the Positron Cooling of Antiprotons. (Gabrielse)

CHANG, SPENCER, B.S. (Stanford University) 1999. (Harvard) 2001.
Topics in Little Higgs Physics. [PDF: 467 KB] (Georgi)

DZHOSYUK, SERGEI N., B.S.(Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology)1995.(Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology)1997.
Magnetic trapping of neutrons for measurement of the neutron lifetime. (Doyle)

EGOROV, DMITRO MIKHAILOVICH, B.S. (Moscow Institute of Physics and
Technology) 1998.
Buffer-Gas Cooling of Diatomic Molecules. [PDF: ~4.1 MB] (Doyle)

FIETE, ILA RANI, B.S. (University of Michigan) 1997. (Harvard University) 2000.
Learning and coding in biological neural networks. (Fisher/Seung)

GARDEL, MARGARET LISE, B.A. (Brown University) 1998. (Harvard University) 2003.
Elasticity of F-actin Networks. (Weitz)

HSU, MING F., A.B. ( Princeton University) 1999.
Charged Colloidal Particles in Non-polar Solvents and Self-assembled Colloidal Model Systems. (Weitz)

KING, GAVIN MCLEAN, B.S. (Bates College) 1997 (Dartmouth college) 2001.
Probing the Longitudinal Resolution of a Solid State nanopore Microscope with Nanotubes. (Golovchenko)

MANLEY, SULIANA, B.A.(Rice University) 1997. (Harvard University) 2001.
Mechanical stability of fractal colloid gels. (Weitz)

MICHNIAK,JR.,ROBERT ALLEN, B.S. (University of Michigan) 1997. (Harvard University) 2001.
Enhanced Buffer Gas Loading: Cooling and Trapping of Atoms with Low Effective Magnetic Moments. (Doyle)

MODY, AREEZ MINOO, B.S. (Caltech) 1994.
Thermodynamics of ultracold singly charged particles. (Heller)

ODOM, BRIAN CARL, B.S. (Stanford University) 1995. (Harvard University) 1999.
Measurement of the Electron g-Factor in a Sub-Kelvin Cylindrical Cavity. (Gabrielse)

OXLEY, PAUL KEVIN, B.A. (Oxford University) 1994.
Production of Slow Antihydrogen from Cold Antimatter Plasmas. [PDF: ~5.9 MB](Gabrielse)

ROESER, CHRISTOPHER ALLAN DEWALD, B.A. (University of Chicago) 1998.
Ultrafast Dynamics and Optical Control of Coherent Phonons in Tellurium. (Mazur)

SHPYRKO, OLEG GRIGORY, B.S. (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology) 1995.
Experimental X-Ray Studies of Liquid Surfaces. (Pershan)

SON, JOHN SANG WON, B.A. (Columbia University) 1996.
Superstring Theory in AdS_3 and Plane Waves. [PDF: ~450 KB](Minwalla)

ZELEVINSKY, TANYA, S.B. (MIT) 1999. (Harvard University) 2001.
Helium 2^3 P Fine Structure Measurement in a Discharge Cell. (Gabrielse)

ZUMBÜHL, DOMINIK MAX, Diploma, M.S. (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), 1998.
Coherence and Spin in GaAs Quantum Dots. [PDF: ~2.7 MB] (Marcus)

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2005

ANDRÉ, AXEL PHILIPPE, M.S. (Imperial College) 1997. (HarvardUniversity) 1999.
Nonclassical States of Light and Atomic Ensembles: Generation and New Applications.(Lukin)

BIERCUK, MICHAEL JORDAN,
Local Gate Control in Carbon Nanotube Quantum Devices. (Marcus)

CHEN, HAOYU HENRY, (University Maryland) 1998. (Harvard University) 2000.
Surfaces in Solid Dynamics and Fluid Statics. [PDF: ~2.5 MB] (Brenner)

CONRAD, JACINTA CARMEL, S.B. (University of Chicago) 1999. ( Harvard University) 2002.
Mechanical Response and Dynamic Arrest in Colloidal Glasses and Gels. (Weitz)

DASGUPTA, BIVASH R., B.S.C. (Presidency College) 1995. (Indian Institute of Technology) 1997.
Microrheology and Dynamic Light Scattering Studies of Polymer Solutions. (Weitz)

HANCOX, CINDY IRENE, B.A. (University of California, Berkeley) 1997. ( Harvard University) 2002.
Magnetic trapping of transition-metal and rare-earth atoms using buffer-gas loading. (Doyle)

HOUCK, ANDREW A., B.S.E. (Princeton University) 2000.
Novel Techniques Towards Nuclear Spin Detection. (Marcus/Chuang)

LEE, HAK-HO, B.S. (Seoul National University) 1998.
Microelectronic/Microfluidic Hybrid System for the Manipulation of Biological Cells. (Westervelt).

NEITZKE, ANDREW M., A.B. (Princeton University) 1998.
Toward a Nonperturbative Topological String. (Vafa)

PODOLSKY, DANIEL, B.S. ( Stanford University) 1998. (Harvard University) 2000.
Interplay of Magnetism and Superconductivity in Strongly Correlated Electron Systems. (Demler)  

RAPPOCCIO, SALVATORE ROCCO, B.A. (Boston University ) 2000.
Measurement of the ttbar Production Cross Section in ppbar Collisions at sqrt (s) = 1.96 TeV. (Foland)

SPECK, ANDREW J., (Williams College) 2000. (Harvard) 2002.
Two Techniques Produce Slow Antihydrogen. [PDF: ~9.2 MB] (Gabrielse)

TEE, SHANG YOU, B.S. ( Columbia University) 1995. (Stevens Institute of Technology) 1997.
Velocity Fluctuations in Sedimentation and Fluidized Beds. (Weitz)

THOMPSON, DAVID MATTOON, (Yale) 1999 B.S./M.S.
Holography and Related Topics in String Theory. [PDF: ~440 KB] (Strominger)

ZHU, CHENG, B.S. ( Tsinghua University) 1996. (Chinese Science and Technology University) 1997.
Gas phase atomic and molecular process. (Lukin/Dalgarno)

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2006

BABICH, DANIEL MICHAEL, A.B. ( Princeton University) 2002. ( Harvard University) 2005.
Cosmological Non-Gaussianity and Reionization. (Zaldarriaga)

BARNETT, RYAN LEE, B.S. ( Ohio State University) 2000. ( Harvard University) 2002.
Studies of Strongly correlated Systems: From First Principles Computations to Effective Hamiltonians and Novel Quantum Phases. (Demler)

BOWLES, ANITA MARIE, B.S. ( University of Colorado) 1996. ( Harvard University) 1998.
Stress Evolution in Thin Films of a Polymer. (Weitz/Spaepen)

CHIJIOKE, AKOBUIJE DOUGLAS EZIANI, B.S.E. ( Duke University) 1996. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 1998.
Infrared absorption of compressed hydrogen deuteride and calibration of the ruby pressure gauge. [PDF: ~2.6 MB](Silvera)  

CYRIER, MICHELLE CHRISTINE, B.S. ( University of California , Berkeley) 2000.
Physics From Geometry: Non-Kahler Compactifications, Black Rings and dS/CFT. (Strominger)

DESAI, MICHAEL MANISH, B.A. ( Princeton University ) 1999. ( University of Cambridge ) 2000.
Evolution in Large Asexual Populations. (Murray/Fisher)

EISAMAN, MATTHEW D, A.B. (Princeton) 2000. (Harvard University) 2004.
Generation, Storage and Retrieval of Nonclassical States of Light Using Atomic Ensembles. [PDF: ~7 MB] (Lukin)

HOLLOWAY, AYANA TAMU, A.B. ( Princeton University) 1998.
The First Direct Limit on the t Quark Lifetime. ( Franklin)

HOWARD, ANDREW WILLIAM, S.B. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 1998. (Harvard University) 2001.
Astronomical Searches for Nanosecond Optical Pulses. (Horowitz)

HUANG, JIAN, BS (Jilin University, P.R.China)1998.
Theories of Imaging Electrons in Nanostructures. [PDF: ~8.4 MB] (Heller)

JONES, GREGORY CHAPMAN, B.S. (University of Missouri, Columbia) 2001.
Time-dependent solutions in gravity. (Strominger)

KILIC, CAN, B.S. ( Bogazici University) 2000.
Naturalness of Unknown Physics: Theoretical Models and Experimental Signatures. (Arkani-Hamed)  

 *LAKADAMYALI, MELIKE, B.S. ( University of Texas , Austin ) 2001.
Real-Time Imaging of Viral Infection and Intracellular Transport in Live Cells. (Zhuang)

MAHBUBANI, RAKHI, MSci (University of Bristol) 2000.
Beyond the Standard Model: The Pragmatic Approach to the Gauge Hierarchy Problem. [PDF: ~1.5 MB] (Arkani-Hamed)

MARSANO, JOSEPH DANIEL, B.S. (University of Michigan) 2001. (Harvard University) 2004.
The Phase Structure of Yang-Mills Theories and their Gravity Duals. (Minwalla)

NGUYEN, SCOTT VINH, B.S. (University of Texan, Austin) 2000.
Buffer gas loading and evaporative cooling in the multi-partial-wave regeime. (Doyle)  

PAPADODIMAS, KYRIAKOS, B.A. ( University of Athens ) 2000.
Phase Transitions in Large N Gauge Theories and String Theory Duals. (Minwalla)

PARROTT, ROBERT ELLIS, B.A. (Dartmouth College) 1997. (Dartmouth College) 1999.
Topics in Electron Dynamics in Moderate Magnetic Fields. (Heller)  

POTOK, RONALD MICHAEL, B.S. ( University of Texas Austin) 2000.
Probing Many Body Effects in Semiconductor Nanostructures. (Goldhaber-Gordon/Marcus)

RUST, MICHAEL JOSEPH, B.S. ( Harvey Mudd College ).
Fluorescence Techniques for Single Virus Particle Tracking and Sub-Diffraction Limit Imaging. (Zhuang)

SAGE, JENNIFER NICOLE FUES, B.A. ( Washington University ) 1997. ( Harvard University ) 2000.
Measurements of Lateral Boron Diffusion in Silicon and Stress Effects on Epitaxial Growth. (Aziz/Kaxiras)

TAYLOR, JACOB MASON, A.B. ( Harvard College ) 2000.
Hyperfine Interactions and Quantum Information Processing in Quantum Dots. (Lukin)

THALER, JESSE KEMPNER, S.B. (Brown University). ( Harvard University) 2004.
Symmetry Breaking at the Energy Frontier. (Arkani-Hamed)

THAMBYAHPILLAI, SHIYAMALA NAYAGI, M.S. (Imperial College) 1999.
Brane Worlds and Deconstruction. (Randall)

VAISHNAV, JAY Y., B.S. (University of Maryland) 2000. ( Harvard University) 2002.
Topics in Low Energy Quantum Scattering Theory. [PDF:  ~3.8 MB] (Heller)

VITELLI, VINCENZO, B.S. (Imperial College) 2000.
Crystals , Liquid Crystals and Superfluid Helium on Curved Surfaces. (Nelson)  

WALKER, DEVIN GEORGE EDWARD, B.S. (Hampton University) 1998. ( Harvard University ) 2001.
Theories on the Origin of Mass and Dark Matter. (Arkani-Hamed)

WHITE, OLIVIA LAWRENCE, B.S. ( Stanford University ) 1997.
Towards Real Spin Glasses: Ground States and Dynamics. (Fisher)

YIN, XI, B.S. (University of Science and Technology of China) 2001.
Black Holes, Anti de Sitter Space, and Topological Strings. (Strominger)

YANG, LIANG, B.S. (Yale University) 1999. ( Harvard University) 2002.
Towards Precision Measurement of the Neutron Lifetime using Magnetically Trapped Neutrons. (Doyle)

YAVIN, ITAY, B. Sc. (York University, Ontario) 2002.
Spin Determination at the Large Hadron Collider. [PDF: ~662 KB] (Arkani-Hamed)

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2007

CHILDRESS, LILIAN ISABEL, B.A. (Harvard College) 2001.
Coherent manipulation of single quantum systems in the solid state. (Lukin)

CLARK, DAMON ALISTAIR
Biophysical Analysis of Thermostatic Behavior in C. elegans. (Samuel) 

ERNEBJERG, MORTEN, MPhys (University of Oxford) 2002.
Field Theory Methods in Two-Dimensional and Heterotic String Theories. (Strominger)

FARKAS, DANIEL MARTIN, B.S. (Yale University) 2000.
An Optical Reference and Frequency Comb for Improved Spectroscopy of Helium. (Gabrielse)

GINSBERG, NAOMI SHAUNA, B.A. (University of Toronto) 2000. (Harvard University) 2002.
Manipulations with spatially compressed slow light pulses in Bose-Einstein condensates. (Hau)

HOFFMAN, LAUREN K., B.S. (California Institute of Technology) 2002.
Orbital Dynamics in Galaxy Mergers. (Zaldarriaga/Loeb/Hernquist)

HUANG, LISA LI FANG, B.S. (UCLA) 1999.
Black Hole Attractors and Gauge Theories. (Strominger)

HUNT, THOMAS PETER, B.S. (Stanford University) 2000.
Integrated Circuit / Microfluidic Chips for Dielectric Manipulation. (Westervelt)

IMAMBEKOV, ADILET, B.S. (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology) 2002.
Strongly Correlated Phenomena with Ultracold Atomic Gases. (Demler)

JAFFERIS, DANIEL LOUIS, B.S. (Yale) 2001.
Topological String Theory from D-Brane Bound States. (Vafa)

JENKS, ROBERT A., B.A. (Williams College) 1998.
Mechanical and neural representations of tactile information in the awake behaving rat somatosensory system. (Stanley/Weitz)

LEBEDEV, ANDRE, B.S. (University of Virginia) 1999.
Ratio of Pion Kaon Production in Proton Carbon Interactions. (Feldman) 

LIU, JIAYU, B.S. (Nanjing University of China) 2002. (Harvard) 2004.
Microscopic origin of the elasticity of F-actin networks. (Weitz)

MATHEY, LUDWIG GUENTER, Vordiplom (University of Heidelberg) 1998.
Quantum phases of low-dimensional ultra-cold atom systems. (Castro-Neto/Halperin)

MAXWELL, STEPHEN EDWARD
Buffer Gas Cooled Atoms and Molecules: Production, Collisional Studies, and Applications. (Doyle)

MO, YINA, B.S. (University of Science and Technology China) 2002.
Theoretical Studies of Growth Processes and Electronic Properties of Nanostructures on Surfaces. (Kaxiras)

PARUCHURI, SRINIVAS S., B. S. (Cornell) 2000. (Harvard University) 2002.
Deformations of Free Jets. (Brenner//Weitz)

QIAN, JIANG
Localization in a Finite Inhomogeneous Quantum Wire and Diffusion through Random Spheres with Partially Absorbing Surfaces. (Halperin)

RITTER, WILLIAM GORDON, B.A. (University of Chicago) 1999.
Euclidean Quantum Field Theory: Curved Spacetimes and Gauge Fields. (Jaffe)

SARAIKIN, KIRILL ANATOLYEVICH, B.S. (Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology) 1999.
Black Holes, Entropy Functionals, and Topological Strings. (Vafa)

SCHULZ, ALEXIA EIRINN, B.A. (Boston University ) 1998. (Harvard University) 2000.
Astrophysical Probes of Dark Energy. (White/Huth)

SCHUSTER, PHILIP CHRISTIAN, S.B. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2003. ( Harvard University ) 2006.
Uncovering the New Standard Model at the LHC. (Arkani-Hamed)

SEUN, SIN MAN, B.A. (Smith College) 2000.  B.E. (Dartmouth College) 2000.
Measurement of p-K Ratios from the NuMI Target. (Feldman)

SHERMAN, DANIEL JOSEPH, B.A. (University of Pennsylvania ) 2001.
Measurement of the Top Quark Pair Production Cross Section with 1.12 fb -1 of pp Collisions at sqrt (s) = 1.96 TeV. ( Franklin )

SIMONS, AARON, B.S. (California Institute of Technology) 2002.
Black Hole Superconformal Quantum Mechanics. (Strominger)

SLOWE, CHRISTOPHER BRIAN, AB/AM (Harvard University).
Experiments and Simulations in Cooling and Trapping of a High Flux Rubidium Beam. (Hau)

STRIEHL, PIERRE SEBASTIAN, Diploma (University of Heidelberg) 2004.
A high-flux cold-atom source for area-enclosing atom interferometry. (Prentiss)

TORO, NATALIA, S.B. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2003.
Fundamental Physics at the Threshold of Discovery. (Arkani-Hamed) 

VAISHNAV, JAY YASHESH, B.S. (University of Maryland) 2000.
Topics in Low Energy Quantum Scattering Theory. (Heller)

WISSNER-GROSS, ALEXANDER DAVID, S.B. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2003. (Harvard University ) 2004. Physically Programmable Surfaces. (Kaxiras)

WONG, WESLEY PHILIP, B.S. (University of British Columbia) 1999.
Exploring single-molecule interactions through 3D optical trapping and tracking: from thermal noise to protein refolding. (Evans/Nelson)

ZAW, INGYIN, B.A. (Harvard College) 2001.  (Harvard University) 2003.
Search for the Flavor Changing Neutral Current Decay t → qZ in  pp Collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV. (Franklin)

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2008

BRAHMS, NATHANIEL CHARLES, Sc.B. (Brown University) 2001.
Trapping of 1 μβ Atoms Using Buffer Gas Loading. (Doyle, Greytak)

BURBANK, KENDRA S., B.A. (Bryn Mawr College) 2000. (Harvard University) 2004.
Self-organization mechanisms in the assembly and maintenance of bipolar spindles. (Fisher/Mitchison)

CAMPBELL, WESLEY C., B.S. (Trinity University) 2001.
Magnetic Trapping of Imidogen Molecules. (Doyle)

CHAISANGUANTHUM, KRIS SOMBOON, B.S. (Harvard University ) 2001.
An Enquiry Concerning Charmless Semileptonic Decays of Bottom Mesons. (Morii)

CHANG, DARRICK, B.S. (Stanford University) 2001.
Controlling atom-photon interactions in nano-structured media. (Lukin)

CHOU, JOHN PAUL, A.B. (Princeton University) 2002. (Harvard University) 2006.
Production Cross Section Measurement using Soft Electron Tagging in pp Collisions at √s  = 1.96 TeV. (Franklin)

DEL MAESTRO, ADRIAN GIUSEPPE, B.S. (University of Waterloo) 2002,  (University of
Waterloo) 2003.
The Superconductor-Metal Quantum Phase Transition in Ultra-Narrow Wires. (Sachdev)

DI CARLO, LEONARDO, B.S. (Stanford University) 1999. (Stanford University) 2000.
Mesocopic Electronics Beyond DC Transport. (Marcus)

DUNKEL, EMILY REBECCA, B.S. (University of California Los Angeles) 2001.
Quantum Phenomena in Condensed Phase Systems. (Sachdev/Coker)

FINKLER, ILYA GRIGORYEVICH, B.S. (Ohio State University) 2001.
Nonlinear Phenomena in Two-Dimensional and Quasi-Two-Dimensional Electron Systems. (Halperin)

FITZPATRICK, ANDREW LIAM, B.S. (University of Chicago) 2004. (Harvard University) 2005.
Broken Symmetries and Signatures. (Randall)

GARG, ARTI, A.B., B.S. (Stanford University) 2000. (Stanford University) 2001. (University of Washington) 2002.
Microlensing Candidate Selection and Detection Efficiency for the Super MACHO Dark Matter Search. (Stubbs)

GERSHOW, MARC HERMAN, B.S. (Stanford University) 2001.
Trapping Single Molecules with a Solid State Nanopore. (Golovchenko)

GRANT, LARS, B.S. (McGill University) 2001.
Aspects of Quantization in AdS/CFT. (Vafa/Minwalla)

GUICA, MONICA MARIA, B.A. (University of Chicago) 2003.
Supersymmetric Attractors, Topological Strings, and the M5-Brane CFT. (Strominger)

HANNEKE, DAVID ANDREW, B.S. (Case Western) 2001. (Harvard University) 2003.
Cavity Control in a Single-Electron Quantum Cyclotron: An Improved Measurement of the Electron Magnetic Moment. (Gabrielse) 

HATCH, KRISTI RENEE, B.S. (Brigham Young University) 2004
Probing the mechanical stability of DNA by unzipping and rezipping the DNA at constant force. (Prentiss)

HOHLFELD, EVAN BENJAMIN, B.S. (Stanford University) 2001.
Creasing, Point-bifurcations, and the Spontaneous Breakdown of Scale-invariance. (Weitz/Mahadevan)

KATIFORI, ELENI, Ptichion (University of Athens) 2002.  (Harvard University) 2004.
Vortices, rings and pollen grains: Elasticity and statistical physics in soft matter.  (Nelson)

LAPAN, JOSHUA MICHAEL, B.S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2002.  (Harvard University) 2006.
Topics in Two-Dimensional Field Theory and Heterotic String Theory.  (Strominger)

LE SAGE, DAVID ANTHONY, B.S. (University of California Berkeley) 2002.
First Antihydrogen Production within a Combined Penning-Ioffe Trap. (Gabrielse)

LI, WEI, B.S. (Peking University) 1999. (Peking University) 2002.
Gauge/Gravity Correspondence and Black Hole Attractors in Various Dimensions. (Strominger)

LU, PETER JAMES, B.A. (Princeton University) 2000.  (Harvard University) 2002.
Gelation and Phase Separation of Attractive Colloids. (Weitz)

MUNDAY, JEREMY NATHAN, B.S. (Middle Tennessee State University) 2003.  (Harvard University) 2005.
Attractive, repulsive, and rotational QED forces: experiments and calculations. (Hau/Capasso)

RAJU, SUVRAT, B.S. (St. Stephen’s College) 2002.  (Harvard University) 2003.
Supersymmetric Partition Functions in the AdS/CFT Conjecture.
(Arkani-Hamed/Denef/Minwalla)

RISTROPH, TRYGVE GIBBENS, B.S. (University of Texas at Austin) 1999.
Capture and Ionization Detection of Laser-Cooled Rubidium Atoms with a Charged Suspended Carbon Nanotube. (Hau)

SVACHA, GEOFFRY THOMAS, B.S. (University of Michigan) 2002.
Nanoscale nonlinear optics using silica nanowires. (Mazur)

TURNER, ARI M., B.A. (Princeton University) 2000.
Vortices Vacate Vales and other Singular Tales. (Demler)

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2009

BAUMGART, MATTHEW TODD, B.S. (University of Chicago) 2002. 
The Use of Effective Variables in High Energy Physics. (Georgi/Arkani-Hamed)

BOEHM, JOSHUA ADAM ALPERN, B.S.E. (Case Western Reserve University) 2003. (Harvard University) 2005.
A Measurement of Electron Neutrino Appearance with the MINOS Experiment. (Feldman)

CHEUNG, CLIFFORD WAYNE, B.S. (Yale University) 2004. (Harvard University) 2006.
From the Action to the S-Matrix. (Georgi/Arkani-Hamed)

DORET, STEPHEN CHARLES B.A. (Williams College) 2002, A.M. (Harvard University) 2006.
A buffer-gas cooled Bose-Einstein condensate. (Doyle)

FALK, ABRAM LOCKHART, B.A. (Swarthmore College) 2003. (Harvard University) 2004.
Electrical Plasmon Detection and Phase Transitions in Nanowires. (Park)

HAFEZI, MOHAMMAD, (Sharif University of Technology, Tehran - Ecole Polytechnique, Paris) 2003. (Harvard University) 2005,
Strongly interacting systems in AMO physics. (Lukin)

HECKMAN, JONATHAN JACOB, A.B. (Princeton University) 2004. (Harvard University) 2005
F-theory Approach to Particle Physics. (Vafa)

HICKEN, MALCOLM STUART, B.S. (Brigham Young University) 1999. (Harvard University) 2001.
Doubling the Nearby Supernova Type Ia Sample. (Stubbs/Kirshner)

HOHENSEE, MICHAEL ANDREW, B.A. (New York University) 2002. (Harvard University) 2004.
Testing Fundamental Lorentz Symmetries of Light. (Walsworth)

JIANG, LIANG, B.S. (California Institute of Technology) 2004. 
Towards Scalable Quantum Communication and Computation: Novel Approaches and Realizations. (Lukin)

KAPLAN, JARED DANIEL, B.S. (Stanford University) 2005.
Aspects of Holography. (Georgi/Arkani-Hamed)

KLEIN, MASON JOSEPH, B.S. (Calvin College) 2002.
Slow and Stored Light in Atomic Vapor Cells. (Walsworth)

KRICH, JACOB JONATHAN, B.A. (Swarthmore College) 2000, MMath (Oxford University) 2003. (Harvard University) 2004.
Electron and Nuclear Spins in Semiconductor Quantum Dots. (Halperin)

LAHIRI, SUBHANEIL, M.A. (Oxford University) 2003.
Black holes from fluid mechanics. (Yin/Minwalla)

LIN, YI-CHIA, B.S. (National Taiwan Normal University) 1999. (National Tsing Hua University) 2001.
Elasticity of Biopolymer Networks. (Weitz)

LUO, LINJIAO, B.S. (University of Science and Technology China) 2003.
Thermotactic behavior in C. elegans and Drosophila larvae. (Samuel)

PADI, MEGHA, B.S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2003.
A Black Hole Quartet: New Solutions and Applications to String Theory. (Strominger)

PASTRAS, GEORGIOS, DIPLOMA (University of Patras) 2002. (Harvard University) 2004.
Thermal Field Theory Applications in Modern Aspects of High Energy Physics.  (Denef/Arkani-Hamed)

SHAFEE, REBECCA, B.S. (California Institute of Technology) 2002. (Harvard University) 2004.
Measuring Black Hole Spin. (Huth/Narayan/McClintock)

WANG, CHRISTINE YI-TING, B.S. (National Taiwan University) 2002. (Harvard University) 2004.
Multiode dynamics in Quantum Cascade Lasers: from coherent instability to mode locking. (Hoffman/Capasso)

ZHANG, YIMING, B.S. (Peking University) 2003. (Harvard University) 2006.
Waves, Particles, and Interactions in Reduced Dimensions. (Marcus)

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2010

BARTHEL, CHRISTIAN, Diploma (University of Kaiserslautern) 2005.
Control and Fast Measurement of Spin Qubits. (Marcus)

CAVANAUGH, STEVEN, B.S. (Rutgers College) 2005. (Harvard University) 2006.
A Measurement of Electron Neutrino Appearance in the MINOS Experiment after Four Years of Data. (Feldman)

CHERNG, ROBERT, WEN-CHIEH, B.S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2004.
Non-Equilibrium Dynamics and Novel Quantum Phases of Multicomponent Ultracold Atoms. (Demler)

FOLETTI, SANDRA ELISABETTA, Diploma (Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) 2004.
Manipulation and Coherence of a Two-Electron Logical Spin Qubit Using GaAs Double Quantum Dots. (Yacoby)

GIRASH, JOHN ANDREW, B.S. (University of Western Ontario) 1990. (University of Western Ontario) 1993.
A Fokker-Planck Study of Dense Rotating Stellar Clusters. (Stubbs/Field)

GOODSELL, ANNE LAUREL, B.A. (Bryn Mawr College) 2002. (Harvard University) 2004.
Capture of Laser-Cooled Atoms with a Carbon Nanotube. (Hau)

GORSHKOV, ALEXEY VYACHESLAVOVICH, A.B. (Harvard College) 2004. (Harvard University) 2006.
Novel Systems and Methods for Quantum Communication, Quantum Computation, and Quantum Simulation. (Lukin)

GUISE, NICHOLAS DAMIEN SUN-WO, B.S. (California Institute of Technology) 2003.
Spin-Flip Resolution Achieved with a One-Proton Self-Excited Oscillator. (Gabrielse)

HARTMAN, THOMAS EDWARD, A.B. (Princeton University) 2004.
Extreme Black Hole Holography. (Strominger)

HIGH, FREDRICK WILLIAM, B.A. (University of California Berkeley) 2004.
The Dawn of Wide-Field Sunyaev-Zel’dovich Cluster Surveys: Efficient Optical Follow-Up. (Stubbs)

HOOGERHEIDE, DAVID PAUL, B.S. (Western Michigan University) 2004.
Stochastic Processes in Solid State Nanoporers. (Golovchenko)

HUMMON, MATTHEW TAYLOR, B.A. (Amherst College) 2002, (Harvard University) 2005.
Magnetic trapping of atomic nitrogen and cotrapping of NH. (Doyle)

KATS, YEVGENY, B.S. (Bar-Ilan University) 2003. (Bar-Ilan University) 2005.
Physics of Conformal Field Theories. (Georgi/Arkani-Hamed)

KOROLEV, KIRILL SERGEEVICH, B.S. (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology) 2004.
Statistical Physics of Topological Emulsions and Expanding Populations. (Nelson)

LAIRD, EDWARD ALEXANDER, M.Phys (University of Oxford) 2002. (Harvard University) 2005.
Electrical Control of Quantum Dot Spin Qubits. (Marcus)

LAROCHELLE, PHILIPPE, B.S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2003.
Machines and Methods for Trapping Antihydrogen. (Gabrielse)

LI, GENE-WEI, B.S. (National Tsinghua University) 2004.
Single-Molecule Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Living Bacteria. (Nelson/Xie)

MAZE RIOS, JERONIMO, B.S. (Pont Catholic University), 2002. (Pont Catholic University) 2004.
Quantum Manipulation of Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Diamond: from Basic Properties to Applications. (Lukin)

PATTERSON, DAVID, A.B. (Harvard College) 1997.
Buffer Gas Cooled Beams and Cold Molecular Collisions. (Doyle) 

PENG, AMY WAN-CHIH, B.Sc. (University of Auckland), (Australian National University) 2005.
Optical Lattices with Quantum Gas Microscope. (Greiner)

QI, YANG, B.S. (Tsinghua University) 2005.
Spin and Charge Fluctuations in Strongly Correlated Systems. (Sachdev)

ROJAS, ENRIQUE ROBERTSON, B.A. (University of Pennsylvania) 2003.
The Physics of Tip-Growing Cells. (Nelson/Dumais)

SEO, JIHYE, B.S. (Korea Adv. Inst. of Science & Technology) 2003. (Harvard University) 2010.
D-Branes, Supersymmetry Breaking, and Neutrinos. (Vafa)

SIMON, JONATHAN, B.S. (California Institute of Technology) 2004.
Cavity QED with Atomic Ensembles. (Lukin/Vuletic)

SLATYER, TRACY ROBYN, Ph.B. (Australian National University) 2005. (Harvard University) 2008.
Signatures of a New Force in the Dark Matter Sector. (Finkbeiner)

TAFVIZI, ANAHITA, B.S. (Sharif University of Technology) 2004.
Single-Molecule and Computational Studies of Protein-DNA Interactions. (Cohen/Mirny/van Oijen)

WINKLER, MARK THOMAS, B.S.E. (Case Western Reserve) 2004.
Non-Equilibrium Chalcogen Concentrations in Silicon: Physical Structure, Electronic Transport, and Photovoltaic Potential. (Mazur)

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2011

ANNINOS, DIONYSIOS Theodoros,B.A. (Cornell University) 2006, (Harvard University) 2008.
Classical and Quantum Symmetries of de Sitter Space. (Strominger) >

BAKR, WASEEM S., B.S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2005.
Microscopic studies of quantum phase transitions in optical lattices. (Greiner)

BARAK, GILAD, B.S. (Hebrew University) 2000, (Tel Aviv University) 2006.
Momentum resolved tunneling study of interaction effects in ID electron systems.(Yacoby)

BARANDES, JACOB AARON, B.A. (ColumbiaUniversity) 2004.
Exploring Supergravity Landscapes. (Denef)

BISWAS, RUDRO RANA, B.S. (Calcutta University) 2003, (Harvard University) 2011.
Explorations in Dirac Fermions and Spin Liquids. (Sachdev)

CHEN, PEIQIU, B.S. (University of Science and Technology China) 2004, (Harvard University) 2005.
Molecular evolution and thermal adaptation. (Nelson/Shakhnovich)

FREUDIGER, CHRISTIAN WILHELM, Diploma (Technische Universitat of München) 2005, (Harvard University) 2007.
Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS) Microscopy. (Zhuang/Xie)

GALLICCHIO, JASON RICHARD, B.S. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign) 1999, (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign) 2001.
A Multivariate Approach to Jet Substructure and Jet Superstructure. (Schwartz)

GLENDAY, ALEXANDER, B.A. (Williams College) 2002.
Progress in Tests of Fundamental Physics Using  a 3He and 129Xe Zeeman Maser. (Stubbs/Walsworth)

GOLDMAN, JOSHUA DAVID, A.B. (Cornell University) 2002, (University of Cambridge) 2003, (Imperial College London) 2005.
A Single Electron in a Planar Penning Trap: Progress Toward a One-Electron Qubit. (Gabrielse)

HUH, YEJIN, B.S. (Yale University) 2006, (Harvard University) 2008.
Quantum Phase Transitions in d-wave Superconductors and Antiferromagnetic Kagome Lattices. (Sachdev)

KASHIF, LASHKAR, B.S. (Yale University) 2003.
Measurement of the Z boson cross-section in the dimuon channel in pp collisions at sqrt{s} = 7 TeV. (Huth)

KAZ, DAVID MARTIN, B.S. (University of Arizona) 2003, (Harvard University) 2008.
Colloidal Particles and Liquid Interfaces: A Spectrum of Interactions. (Manoharan)

KOLTHAMMER, WILLIAM STEVEN, B.S. (Harvey Mudd College) 2004, (Harvard University) 2006.
Antimatter Plasmas Within a Penning-Ioffe Trap. (Gabrielse)

LEE-BOEHM, CORRY LOUISE, B.S.E. (University of Colorado) 2004, (Harvard University) 2011.
B0 Meson Decays to rho0 K*0, f0 K*0, and rho- K*+, Including Higher K* Resonances. (Morii)

LI, GENE-WEI, B.S. (National Tsinghua University) 2004, (Harvard University) 2006.
Single-Molecule Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Living Bacteria. (Nelson/Xie)

MARTINEZ-OUTSCHOORN, VERENA INGRID, B.A. (Harvard University) 2004, (Harvard University) 2007.
Measurement of the Charge Asymmetry of W Bosons Produced in pp Collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV with the ATLAS Detector.
(Guimaraes da Costa)

MCCONNELL, ROBERT PURYEAR, B.S. (Stanford University) 2005, (Harvard University) 2007.
Laser-Controlled Charge-Exchange Production of Antihydrogen. (Gabrielse)

MCGORTY, RYAN, B.S. (University of Massachusetts) 2005, (Harvard University) 2008.
Colloidal Particles at Fluid Interfaces and the Interface of Colloidal Fluids. (Manoharan)

METLITSKI, MAXIM A., B.Sc. (University of British Columbia) 2003, (University of British Columbia) 2005.
Aspects of Critical Behavior of Two Dimensional Electron Systems. (Sachdev)

MOON, EUN GOOK, B.S. (Seoul National University) 2005
Superfluidity in Strongly Correlated Systems. (Sachdev)

PETERSON, COURTNEY MARIE, B.S. (Georgetown University) 2002,(University of Cambridge) 2003, (Imperial College London) 2004, (Harvard University) 2007.
Testing Multi-Field Inflation. (Stubbs/Tegmark)

PIELAWA, SUSANNE, Diploma (UNIVERSITY OF ULM) 2006, (Harvard University) 2009.
Metastable Phases and Dynamics of Low-DimensionalStrongly-Correlated Atomic Quantum Gases. (Sachdev)

PRASAD, SRIVAS, A.B. (Princeton University) 2005, (Harvard University) 2007.
Measurement of the Cross-Section of W Bosons Produced in pp Collisions at √s=7 TeV With the ATLAS Detector. (Guimaraes da Costa)

ROMANOWSKY, MARK, B.A. (Swarthmore College) 2003.
High Throughput Microfluidics for Materials Synthesis. (Weitz)

SMITH, BEN CAMPBELL, B.A. (Harvard University) 2005.
Measurement of the Transverse Momentum Spectrum of W Bosons Produced at √s = 7 TeV using the ATLAS Detector. (Morii)

TANJI, HARUKA, B.S. (University of Tokyo) 2002, (University of Tokyo) 2005, (Harvard University) 2009.
Few-Photon Nonlinearity with an Atomic Ensemble in an Optical Cavity. (Lukin/Vuletic)

TRODAHL, HALVAR JOSEPH, B. Sc. (Victoria University) 2005, (Harvard University) 2008.
Low Temperature Scanning Probe Microscope for Imaging Nanometer Scale Electronic Devices. (Westervelt)

WILLIAMS, TESS, B.Sc. (Stanford University) 2005.
Nanoscale Electronic Structure of Cuprate Superconductors Investigated with Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy. (Hoffman)

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2012

ANDERSEN, JOSEPH, B.S. (Univ. of Queensland) 1999.
Investigations of the Convectively Coupled Equatorial Waves and the Madden-Julian Oscillation. (Huth)

BREDBERG, IRENE, M.PHYS., M.Sc. (Univ. of Oxford) 2006, 2007.
The Einstein and the Navier-Stokes Equations:  Connecting the Two. (Strominger)

CHURCHILL, HUGH, B.A., B.M. (Oberlin College) 2006.
Quantum Dots in Gated Nanowires and Nanotubes. (Marcus)

CONNOLLY, COLIN
Inelastic Collisions of Atomic Antimony, Aluminum, Eerbium and Thulium Below. (Doyle)

CORDOVA, CLAY, B.A. (Columbia University) 2007.
Supersymmetric Spectroscopy. (Vafa)

DILLARD, COLIN, S.B. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2006.
Quasiparticle Tunneling and High Bias Breakdown in the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect. (Kastner/Silvera)

DOWD, JASON, A.B. (Washington Univ.) 2006;(Harvard Univ.) 2008.
Interpreting Assessments of Student Learning in the Introductory Physics Classroom and Laboratory. (Mazur)

GOLDSTEIN, GARRY
Applications of Many Body Dynamics of Solid State Systems to Quantum Metrology and Computation (Chamon/Sachdev)

GUREVICH, YULIA, B.S. (Yale University) 2005.
Preliminary Measurements for an Electron EDM Experiment in ThO. (Gabrielse)

KAGAN, MICHAEL, B.S. (Univ. of Michigan) 2006; (Harvard Univ.) 2008.
Measurement of the W±Z production cross section and limits on anomalous triple gauge couplings at √S = 7 TeV using the ATLAS detector. (Morii)

LIN, TONGYAN, S.B. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2007; (Harvard Univ.) 2009.
Signals of Particle Dark Matter. (Finkbeiner)

McCLURE, DOUGLAS, B.A. (Harvard University) 2006; (Harvard University) 2008.
Interferometer-Based Studies of Quantum Hall Phenomena. (Marcus)

MAIN, ELIZABETH, B.S.(Harvey Mudd College) 2004; (Harvard Univ.) 2006.
Investigating Atomic Scale Disordered Stripes in the Cuprate Superconductors with Scanning Tunneling Microscopy. (Hoffman)

MASON, DOUGLAS
Toward a Design Principle in Mesoscopic Systems. (Heller/Kaxiras)

MULUNEH, MELAKU, B.A. (Swarthmore College) 2003.
Soft colloids from p(NIPAm-co-AAc): packing dynamics and structure. (Weitz)

PETROV, PAVEL
LinkEffect of Curvature Squared Corrections to Gravitational Action on Viscosity-to-Entropy Ratio of the Dual Gauge Theory. (Denef)

PIVONKA, ADAM
Nanoscale Imaging of Phase Transitions with Scanning Force Microscopy. (Hoffman)

REAL, ESTEBAN, A.B. (Harvard University) 2002; (Harvard University) 2007.
Models of visual processing by the retina. (Meister/Franklin)

RICHERME, PHILIP, S.B. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2006; (Harvard University) 2008.
Trapped Antihydrogen in Its Ground State. (Gabrielse)

SANTOS, LUIZ, B.S. (Univ. Fed. Do Espito Santo) 2004.
Topological Properties of Interacting Fermionic Systems. (Chamon/Halperin)

SCHLAFLY, EDWARD, B.S. (Stanford University) 2007; (Harvard University) 2011.
Dust in Large Optical Surveys. (Finkbeiner)

SETIAWAN, WIDAGDO, B.S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2007.
Fermi Gas Microscope. (Greiner)

SHUVE, BRIAN, B.A.Sc. (University of Toronto) 2007; (Harvard University) 2011.
Dark and Light: Unifying the Origins of Dark and Visible Matter. (Randall)

SIMMONS-DUFFIN, DAVID, A.B., A.M. (Harvard University) 2006.
Carving Out the Space of Conformal Field Theories. (Randall)

TEMPEL, DAVID, B.A. (Hunter College) 2007.
Time-dependent density functional theory for open quantum systems and quantum computation. (Aspuru-Guzik/Cohen)  

VENKATCHALAM, VIVEK, S.B. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 2006.
Single Electron Probes of Fractional Quantum Hall States. (Yacoby)  

VLASSAREV, DIMITAR, B.S. (William and Mary) 2005; (Harvard University) 2007.
DNA Characterization with Solid-State Nanopores and Combined Carbon Nanotube across Solid-State Nanopore Sensors. (Golovchenko)  

WANG, WENQIN, B.S. (Univ. of Science and Technology of China) 2006.
Structures and dynamics in live bacteria revealed by super-resolution fluorescence microscopy. (Zhuang)

WANG, YIHUA
Laser-Based Angle-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy of Topological Insulators. (Gedik / Hoffman)

WISSNER-GROSS, ZACHARY
Symmetry Breaking in Neuronal Development. (Yanik /Levine)

YONG, EE HOU, B.Sc. (Stanford University) 2003.
Problems at the Nexus of Geometry and Soft Matter: Rings, Ribbons and Shells. (Mahadevan)

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2013

ANOUS, TAREK
Explorations in de Sitter Space and Amorphous Black Hole Bound States in String Theory. (Strominger)

BABADI, MEHRTASH
Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Artificial Quantum Matter. (Demler)

BRUNEAUX, LUKE
Multiple Unnecessary Protein Sources and Cost to Growth Rate in E.coli. (Prentiss)

CHIEN, YANG TING
Jet Physics at High Energy Colliders Matthew. (Schwartz)

COPETE, ANTONIO
BAT Slew Survey (BATSS): Slew Data Analysis for the Swift-BAT Coded Aperture Imaging Telescope. (Stubbs)

DATTA, SUJIT
Getting Out of a Tight Spot: Physics of Flow Through Porous Materials. (Weitz)

DISCIACCA, JACK
First Single Particle Measurements of the Proton and Antiproton Magnetic Moments. (Gabrielse)

DORR, JOSHUA
Quantum Jump Spectroscopy of a Single Electron in a New and Improved Apparatus. (Gabrielse )

DZYABURA, VASILY
Pathways to a Metallic Hydrogen. (Silvera)

ESPAHBODI, SAM
4d Spectra from BPS Quiver Dualities. (Vafa)

FANG, JIEPING
New Methods to Create Multielectron Bubbles in Liquid Helium. (Silvera)

FELDMAN, BEN
Measurements of Interaction-Driven States in Monolayer and Bilayer Graphene. (Yacoby)

FOGWELL HOOGERHEIDE, SHANNON
Trapped Positrons for High-Precision Magnetic Moment Measurements. (Gabrielse)

FUNG, JEROME
Measuring the 3D Dynamics of Multiple Colloidal Particles with Digital Holographic Microscopy. (Manoharan)

JAWERTH, LOUISE MARIE
The Mechanics of Fibrin Networks and their Alterations by Platelets. (Weitz)

JEANTY, LAURA
Measurement of the WZ Production Cross Section in Proton-Proton Collision at √s = 7 TeV and Limits on Anomalous Triple Gauge Couplings with the ATLAS Detector. (Franklin)

JENSEN, KATHERINE
Structure and Defects of Hard-Sphere Colloidal Crystals and Glasses. (Weitz)

KAHAWALA, DILANI S
Topics on Hadron Collider Physics. (Randall)

KITAGAWA, TAKUYA
New Phenomena in Non-Equilibrium Quantum Physics. (Demler)

KOU, ANGELA
Microscopic Properties of the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect. (Halperin)

LIN, TINA
Dynamics of Charged Colloids in Nonpolar Solvents. (Weitz)

MCCORMICK, ANDREW
Discrete Differential Geometry and Physics of Elastic Curves. (Mahadevan)

REDDING, JAMES
Medford Spin Qubits in Double and Triple Quantum Dots. (Marcus/Yacoby)

NARAYAN, GAUTHAM
Light Curves of Type Ia Supernovae and Preliminary Cosmological Constraints from the ESSENCE Survey. (Stubbs)

PAN, TONY
Properties of Unusually Luminous Supernovae. (Finkbeiner)

RASTOGI, ASHWIN
Brane Constructions and BPS Spectra. (Vafa)

RUEL, JONATHAN
Optical Spectroscopy and Velocity Dispersions of SZ-selected Galaxy Clusters. (Stubbs)

SHER, MENG JU
Intermediate Band Properties of Femtosecond-Laser Hyperdoped Silicon. (Mazur)

SUNG, HWAN
Choe Modulated Nanowire Structures for Exploring New Nanoprocessor Architectures and Approaches to Biosensing. (Lieber/Cohen)

TANG, YIQIAO
Chirality of Light and Its Interaction with Chiral Matter. (Cohen)

TAYCHATANAPAT, THITI
From Hopping to Ballistic Transport in Graphene-Based Electronic Devices. (Jarillo-Herrero/Yacoby)

VISBAL, ELI 
Future Probes of Cosmology and the High-Redshift Universe. (Finkbeiner)

ILIJA ZELJKOVIC
Visualizing the Interplay of Structural and Electronic Disorders in High-Temperature Superconductors using Scanning Tunneling Microscopy. (Hoffman)

ZEVI DELLA PORTA, GIOVANNI
Measurement of the Cross-Section for W Boson Production in Association With B-Jets in Proton-Proton Collisions at √S = 7 Tev at the LHC Using the ATLAS Detector. (Franklin)

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2014

BARR, MATTHEW
Coherent Scattering in Two Dimensions: Graphene and Quantum Corrals. (Heller)

GATANOV, TIMUR
Data-Driven Analysis of Mitotic Spindles. (Needleman/Kaxiras)

HOU, JENNIFER
Dynamics in Biological Soft Materials. (Cohen)


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