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Submitted Manuscripts

Submitted Manuscripts

Experimental demonstration of scalable cross-entropy benchmarking to detect measurement-induced phase transitions on a superconducting quantum processor

Hirsh KamakariJiace SunYaodong LiJonathan J. ThioTanvi P. GujaratiMatthew P. A. FisherMario MottaAustin J. Minnich

arXiv:2403.00938, Mar 1, 2024


Directional atomic layer etching of MgO-doped lithium niobate using sequential exposures of H2 and SF6 plasma

Ivy I. ChenJennifer SolgaardRyoto SekineAzmain A. HossainAnthony ArdizziDavid S. CatherallAlireza MarandiFrank GreerAustin J. Minnich

arXiv:2310.10592, Oct 16, 2023

Investigation of Cryogenic Current-Voltage Anomalies in SiGe HBTs: Role of Base-Emitter Junction Inhomogeneities

Nachiket R. Naik, Bekari Gabritchidze, Jacob Kooi, Kieran A. Cleary, Austin J. Minnich

arXiv:2302.14210, Feb 28, 2023

Quantum Computation of Frequency-Domain Molecular Response Properties Using a Three-Qubit iToffoli Gate

Shi-Ning Sun, Brian Marinelli, Jin Ming Koh, Yosep Kim, Long B. Nguyen, Larry Chen, John Mark Kreikebaum, David I. Santiago, Irfan Siddiqi, Austin J. Minnich 

arXiv:2302.04271, Feb 8, 2023 

A Physical Model for Drain Noise in High Electron Mobility Transistors: Theory and Experiment

Bekari Gabritchidze, Kieran A. Cleary, Anthony C. Readhead, Austin J. Minnich

arXiv:2209.02858, Sep 6, 2022 

Published Journal Articles

Published Journal Articles


2023 Publications

Hot hole transport and noise phenomena in silicon at cryogenic temperatures from first principles

David S. Catherall, Austin J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 108, 235207, Dec 19, 2023

Charge transport in BAs and the role of two-phonon scattering

Iretomiwa Esho, Austin J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 108, 165202, Oct 17, 2023

Isotropic plasma-thermal atomic layer etching of superconducting titanium nitride films using sequential exposures of molecular oxygen and SF6/H2 plasma

Azmain Hossain, Haozhe Wang, David Catherall, Martin Leung, Harm C. M. Knoops, James R. Renzas, Austin J. Minnich

J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 41, 062601, Sep 26, 2023


Experimental Realization of a Measurement-Induced Entanglement Phase Transition on a Superconducting Quantum Processor

Jin Ming Koh, Shi-Ning Sun, Mario Motta, Austin J. Minnich

Nat. Phys., June 8, 2023

Transport and noise of hot electrons in GaAs using a semi-analytical model of two-phonon polar optical phonon scattering

Jiace Sun, Austin J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 107, 205201, May 3, 2023

Isotropic plasma-thermal atomic layer etching of aluminum nitride using SF6 plasma and Al(CH3)3

Haozhe Wang, Azmain Hossain, David Catherall, and Austin J. Minnich

J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 41, 032606, May 2, 2023

Realizing symmetry-protected topological phases in a spin-1/2 chain with next-nearest neighbor hopping on superconducting qubits

Adrian T.K. TanShi-Ning SunRuslan N. TazhigulovGarnet Kin-Lic Chan, and Austin J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. A 107, 032614, Mar 20, 2023


Two-phonon scattering in non-polar semiconductors: a first-principles study of warm electron transport in Si

Benjamin Hatanpää, Alexander Y. Choi, Peishi S. Cheng, Austin J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 107, L041110, Jan 25, 2023

High-field charge transport and noise in p-Si from first principles

David Catherall, Austin Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 107, 035201, Jan 5, 2023


2022 Publications

High-field transport and hot electron noise in GaAs from first principles: role of two-phonon scattering

Peishi S. Cheng, Jiace Sun, Shi-Ning SunAlexander Y. Choi, and Austin J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 106, 245201, Dec 5, 2022

Self-heating of cryogenic HEMT amplifiers and the limits of microwave noise performance

Anthony J. Ardizzi, Alexander Y. Choi, Bekari Gabritchidze, Jacob Kooi, Kieran A. Cleary, Anthony C. Readhead, Austin J. Minnich

Journal of Applied Physics 132, 084501, Aug 22, 2022

Oxidation-resistant metallic films: Surface engineering at the angstrom scale

Haozhe Wang, and Austin J. Minnich

Matter Volume 5 Issue 8, Aug 3, 2022


Experimental characterization of temperature-dependent microwave noise of discrete hemts: Drain noise and real-space transfer

B. Gabritchidze, K. Cleary, J. Kooi, I. Esho, A. C. Readhead, and A. J. Minnich

2022 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS), Jun. 2022


Origin of high thermal conductivity in disentangled ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene films: ballistic phonons within enlarged crystals

Taeyong Kim, Stavros X. Drakopoulos, Sara Ronca, and Austin J. Minnich

Nature Communications volume 13, 2452, May 04, 2022

Theory of drain noise in high electron mobility transistors based on real-space transfer

Iretomiwa Esho, Alexander Y. Choi, and Austin J. Minnich

Journal of Applied Physics 131, 085111, Feb 28, 2022

Digital quantum simulation of open quantum systems using quantum imaginary time evolution

Hirsh Kamakari, Shi-Ning Sun, Mario Motta, and Austin J. Minnich

PRX Quantum 3, 010320, Feb 4, 2022

2021 Publications

Quasiballistic electron transport in cryogenic SiGe HBTs studied using an exact, semi-analytic solution to the Boltzmann equation

Nachiket R. Naik and Austin J. Minnich

Journal of Applied Physics 130, 174504, Nov 1, 2021

Characterization of self-heating in cryogenic high electron mobility transistors using Schottky thermometry

Alexander Y. Choi, Iretomiwa Esho, Bekari Gabritchidze, Jacob Kooi, and Austin J. Minnich

Journal of Applied Physics 130, 155107, Oct 21, 2021

Origin of micron-scale propagation lengths of heat-carrying acoustic excitations in amorphous silicon

Taeyong Kim, Jaeyun Moon, and Austin J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. Materials 5, 065602, June 9, 2021

Low rank representations for quantum simulations of electronic structure

Mario Motta, Erika Ye, Jarrod R. McClean, Zhendoing Li, Austin J. Minnich, Ryan Babbush, and Garnet Kin-Lic Chan

npj Quantum Information 7 (83), May 27, 2021

Electronic noise of warm electrons in semiconductors from first-principles

Alexander Y. Choi, Peishi Cheng, Benjamin Hatanpaa, Austin J, Minnich

Phys. Rev. Materials 5, 044603, Apr. 6, 2021

Quantum Computation of Finite-Temperature Static and Dynamical Properties of Spin Systems Using Quantum Imaginary Time Evolution

Shi-Ning SunMario MottaRuslan N. TazhigulovAdrian T. K. TanGarnet Kin-Lic Chan, and Austin J. Minnich

PRX Quantum 2, 010317, Feb 1, 2021


2019 Publications

M. Motta, C. Sun, A.T.K. Tan, M.J. O'Rourke, E. Ye, A.J. Minnich, F.G.S.L. Brandão, G.K.L Chan

Nature Physics, Nov 17, 2019

P. Cheng, N. Shulumba, A.J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 100, 094306 Sept 17, 2019

C. Hua, L. Lindsay, X. Chen, A.J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 100, 085203 Aug 21, 2019

A. Robbins, S. Drakopoulos, I. Martin-Fabiani, S. Ronca, A.J. Minnich

PNAS, Aug 12, 2019

J. Moon, R.P. Hermann, M.E. Manley, A. Alatas, A.H. Said, A.J. Minnich

Physical Review Materials, Jun 3, 2019

N.H. Thomas, M.C. Sherrott, J. Broulliet, H.A. Atwater, A.J. Minnich

Nano Letters, May 29, 2019

M.E. Manley, O. Hellman, N. Shulumba, A.F. May, P.J. Stonaha, J.W. Lynn, V.O. Garlea, A. Alatas, R.P. Hermann, J.D. Budai, H. Wang, B.C. Sales, A.J. Minnich

Nature Communications, Apr 26, 2019

Erika Ye and Austin J. Minnich

Journal of Applied Physics, Feb 5, 2019


2018 Publications

Thermal response of materials to extreme temperature gradients and the role of the spatial frequency

Xiangwen Chen*, Chengyun Hua*, Hang Zhang, Navaneetha K. Ravichandran, and Austin J. Minnich

Physical Review Applied, Nov 29, 2018

Thermal Transport in Disordered Materials

Freddy DeAngelis, Murali Muraleedharan, Jaeyun Moon, Hamid Seyf, Austin Minnich, Alan McGaughey, Asegun Henry

Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, Dec 16, 2018

Wavelength-selective thermal extraction for higher efficiency and power density

Zoila Jurado, Junlong Kou, and Austin Minnich

Journal of Applied Physics 124, Nov 13, 2018

Spectrally Resolved Specular Reflections of Thermal Phonons from Atomically Rough Surfaces

Navaneetha K. Ravichandran, Hang Zhang, Austin Minnich

Physical Review X 8, 041004, Oct 5, 2018

Dynamic optical control of near-field radiative transfer

Junlong Kou and Austin Minnich

Optics Express 26(18), A729-A736 Jul 26,2018

Ultralow Thermal Conductivity and Mechanical Resilience of Architected Nanolattices

Nick Dou, Robert Jag, Carlos Portela, Julia Greer, and Austin Minnich

Nano Lett. 4755-4761 Jul. 19, 2018

Phonon transmission at crystalline-amorphous interfaces studied using mode-resolved atomistic Green's functions

Lina Yang, Benoit Latour, and Austin Minnich 

Phys. Rev. B 97, 205306 May 31, 2018

Coherent control of thermal phonon transport in van der Waals superlattices 

Ruiqiang Guo, Young-Dahl Jho, and Austin Minnich

Nanoscale 10, 14432-14440 May 7, 2018

Active Radiative Thermal Switching with Graphene Plasmon Resonators 

Ognjen Ilic, Nathan Thomas, Thomas Christensen, Michelle Sherrott, Marin Sojacic, Austin Minnich, Owen Miller, and Harry Atwater 

ACS Nano 12(3), 2474 Mar. 12, 2018

Heat dissipation in the quasiballistic regime studied using the Boltzmann equation in the spatial frequency domain 

Chengyun Hua, Austin Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 97, 014307 Jan. 10, 2018

Propagating elastic vibrations dominate thermal conduction in amorphous silicon 

Jaeyun Moon, Benoit Latour, Austin Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 97, 024201, Jan. 10, 2018


2017 Publications

Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Polyethylene Molecular Crystals from First-Principles Including Nuclear Quantum Effects

Nina Shulumba, Olle Hellman, and Austin J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 185901 Oct. 31, 2017

Ab initio study of mode-resolved phonon transmission at Si/Ge interfaces using atomistic Green's functions

Benoit Latour, Nina Shulumba, and Austin J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. B 96, 104310 Sept 25, 2017

Photo-excited hot carrier dynamics in hydrogenated amorphous silicon imaged by 4D electron microscopy

Bolin Liao, Ebrahim Najafi, Heng Li, Austin J. Minnich, and Ahmed H. Zewail

Nature Nano. 12, 871–876 Jul 3, 2017

Experimental metrology to obtain thermal phonon transmission coefficients at solid interfaces

Chengyun Hua*, Xiangwen Chen*, Navaneetha K. Ravichandran and Austin J. Minnich

Phys. Rev. B, 95(20) May 15, 2017

Elastic and thermal properties of free-standing Molybdenum Disulfide Membranes measured using Ultrafast Transient Grating Spectroscopy

Taeyong Kim, Ding Ding, Jong-Hyuk Yim, Young-Dahl Jho, and Austin J. Minnich

APL Materials, 5(086105) Aug 21, 2017

Semiconductor-based Multilayer Selective Solar Absorber for Unconcentrated Solar Thermal Energy Conversion

Nate Thomas*, Zhen Chen, Shanhui Fan, and Austin J. Minnich

Scientific Reports 7, 5362 July 13, 2017

The role of low energy phonons in nanocrystalline Si and SiGe: an ab-initio based study

Lina Yang and Austin J. Minnich

Scientific Reports 7, 44254, March 14, 2017

Daytime Radiative Cooling Using Infrared Black Bodies

Jun-long Kou, Zoila Jurado, Zhen Chen, Shanhui Fan, and Austin J. Minnich

ACS Photonics, February 3, 2017

Intrinsic localized mode and low thermal conductivity of PbSe

Nina Shulumba, Olle Hellman, and Austin J. Minnich

Physical Review B, 95, 014302, January 4, 2017


2016 Publications

Jaeyun Moon and Austin J. Minnich

RSC Advances, 105154-105160 , Oct 31, 2016

Tero Kiuru, Goutam Chattopadhyay, Theodore J. Reck, Austin J. Minnich, Robert Lin, Erich Schlecht, Jose V. Siles, Choonsup Lee, and Imran Mehdi

IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 328-335,March 2016

Hang Zhang, Xiangwen Chen, Young-Dahl Jho, Austin J. Minnich

Nano Letters, 2016, 16 (3), pp 1643–1649

D. Ding, T. Kim, and A. J. Minnich

Physical Review B, 93, 081402(R), February 2, 2016

Navaneetha K. Ravichandran, Austin J. Minnich

Physical Review B, 93, 035314, January 28, 2016

Nicholas G. Dou, Austin J. Minnich

Applied Physics Letters, 108, 011902, January 4, 2016

2015 Publications

Andrew B. Robbins, Austin J. Minnich

Applied Physics Letters, 107, 201908, November 19, 2015

Austin J. Minnich

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 107, Issue 18, November 3, 2015

Austin J. Minnich

Physical Review B, 92, 085203, August 13, 2015

C. Hua and A. J. Minnich

J. Appl. Phys. 117, 175306 (2015)

H. Zhang, C. Hua, D. Ding and A. J. Minnich

Scientific Reports, 5, Article Number: 9121, March 13, 2015

D. Ding, and A. J. Minnich

Optics Express, Vol. 23, Issue 7, pp. A299-A308, 2015

H. Zhang and A. J. Minnich

Scientific Reports, 5, Article Number: 8995, March 11, 2015

A. J. Minnich

Physical Review B, 91, 085206, February 17, 2015


2014 Publications

C. Hua and A. J. Minnich

Physical Review B, 90,214306, December 31, 2014

J. Schleeh, J. Mateos, I. Iniguez-de-la-Torre, N. Wadefalk, P. A. Nilsson, J. Grahn, and A. J. Minnich

Nature Materials, 14, 187-192, November 10, 2014

C. Hua and A. J. Minnich

Special invited issue of Semiconductor Science and Technology, 29 (2014) 124004, Nov 15, 2014

D. Ding, X. Chen and A. J. Minnich

Applied Physics Letters 104, 143104, April 8, 2014

N. K. Ravichandran and A. J. Minnich

Physical Review B, 89, 205432, May 27, 2014

C. Hua and A. J. Minnich

Physical Review B, 89,094302, March 14, 2014

Pre-2014 Publications

J. A. Johnson, A. A. Maznev, J. Cuffe, John, J. K. Eliason, A. J. Minnich, T. Kehoe, C. M. Torres, G. Chen and K. A. Nelson.

Physical Review Letter Vol. 110, 025901, January 08, 2013 

Maria N. Luckyanova, Jivtesh Garg, Keivan Esfarjani, Adam Jandl, Mayank T. Bulsara, Aaron J. Schmidt, Austin J. Minnich, Shuo Chen, Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Zhifeng Ren, Eugene A. Fitzgerald, Gang Chen

Science, Vol. 338 no. 6109 pp. 936-939, November16, 2012 

A. J. Minnich

Physical Review Letters, 109, 205901 (2012)  

Mona Zebarjadi, Giri Joshi, Gaohua Zhu, Bo Yu, Austin Minnich, Yucheng Lan, Xiaowei Wang, Mildred Dresselhaus, Zhifeng Ren, and Gang Chen

Nano Lett., 2011, 11 (6), pp 2225–2230

A. J. Minnich, G. Chen, S. Mansoor, and B. S. Yilbas

Physical Review B, 84(23):235207, December 2011 

A. J. Minnich, , J. A. Johnson, A. J. Schmidt, K. Esfarjani, M. S. Dresselhaus, K. A. Nelson, and G. Chen

Physical Review Letters, 107:095901, Aug 2011. Chosen as Editor's suggestion

Austin Minnich and Gang Chen

In Proceedings of the 8th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, page 44094, 2011

Qing Hao, Gaohua Zhu, Giri Joshi, Xiaowei Wang, Austin Minnich, Zhifeng Ren, and Gang Chen

Applied Physics Letters, 97(6):063109, 2010 

Aaron J. Schmidt, Kimberlee C. Collins, Austin J. Minnich, and Gang Chen

Journal of Applied Physics, 107(10):104907, 2010

A. J. Minnich, H. Lee, X. W. Wang, G. Joshi, M. S. Dresselhaus, Z. F. Ren, G. Chen, and D. Vashaee

Physical Review B, 80(15):155327, October 2009

Yucheng Lan, Austin Minnich, Gang Chen, and Zhifeng Ren

Advanced Functional Materials, 20:357 - 376, 2009

J. Yang, Q. Hao, H. Wang, Y. C. Lan, Q. Y. He, A. J. Minnich, D. Z. Wang, J. A. Harriman, V. M. Varki, M. S. Dresselhaus, G. Chen, and Z. F. Ren

Physical Review B, 80(11):115329, 2009

Bed Poudel, Qing Hao, Yi Ma, Yucheng Lan, Austin Minnich, Bo Yu, Xiao Yan, Dezhi Wang, Andrew Muto, Daryoosh Vashaee, Xiaoyuan Chen, Junming Liu, Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Gang Chen, and Zhifeng Ren

Science, 320(5876):634-638, 2008

A. Minnich, D. Vashaee, and G. Chen

In Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, pages IMECE2008-67385, Boston, November 2008

A. Minnich and G. Chen

In Proceedings of the 3rd ASME Energy Nanotechnology International Conference, Jacksonville, August 2008

A. Minnich and G. Chen

Applied Physics Letters, 91(7):073105, 2007 (also in August 27, 2007 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology)


Review Articles & Book Chapters

Review Articles & Book Chapters

Austin J. Minnich

Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 1, 1-21, March 30, 2016

Austin J. Minnich

J. Phys. Cond. Matt., 27, 053202, January 21, 2015

I. Maasilta and A. J. Minnich

Physics Today (invited, peer-reviewed), August, 2014

A. J. Minnich, M. S. Dresselhaus, Z. F. Ren, and G. Chen

Energy & Environmental Science, 2(5):466 - 479, 2009 (Invited, peer-reviewed. Among the top 10 downloaded articles in EES for July, August, December 2009, January-May, July-December 2010, January 2011)

Measuring phonon mean free paths using thermal conductivity spectroscopy

Austin J. Minnich

Annual Review of Heat Transfer, Belsevere 2012. 


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