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.


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  • A.B. Harvard University
  • Ph.D. Harvard University

Selected Publications

  • 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).

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