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  • Graphene

    Light-Matter Interactions

    In collaboration with the Heller and Kaxiras groups (Harvard), we propose a "Theory of Graphene Raman Scattering”. Published in ACS Nano!

  • We study on the optical properties of eumelanin-inspired molecules!

    Light-Matter Interactions

    In collaboration with the Nelson experimental group (OSU Chem), we study the optical properties of eumelanin-inspired molecules. Article published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry.

  • Phosphorene oxidation caught on film!

    Light-Matter Interactions

    Phosphorene oxidation caught on film! In collaboration with the Barraza-Lopez group (U of Ar.), we study the photo-oxidation of phosphorene. Article published by ACS Central Science.

  • Graphene

    Light-Matter Interactions

    In collaboration with the Heller and Kaxiras groups (Harvard), we propose a "Theory of Graphene Raman Spectroscopy”. Read about it arXiv:1507.01647.

  • Is transport in graphene Ballistic or Diffusive?

    Quantum Transport

    Is transport in clean graphene Ballistic or Diffusive? Find out in our PRB published work, a collaboration with Hennig and Heller.

  • Semiclassical Methods:

    Semiclassics

    In collaboration with Mason (Twitter) and Heller (Harvard), we have developed a semiclassical technique that can reverse engineer wavefunctions. Read about it our published letter, about its applications to graphene, or in a more detailed PRB.

  • Theory of Optimal Local Control

    Quantum Information

    With Blasi, Rasanen and Heller, we have proposed a scheme to coherently control coupled quantum dots in an optimized manner by optimizing laser fields PRB and local gate voltages PRB-Rapid.


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Last updated (Sep 21, 2016)
Summary: 10 while at OSU, 1 ACS Central Science, 2 ACS Nano, 1 EPL, 1 Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 1 Nanotechnology, 2 Physical Review Letters, 1 Physical Review A, 1 Physical Review B - Rapid Communications, 7 Physical Review B, and 1 AIP Conference Proceedings. Authors at OSU that are directed by PI = ★.
 
Submitted Manuscripts

20. "Husimi maps in lattices," D. J. Mason, M. F. Borunda, and E. J. Heller, arXiv: arXiv:1206.1013v1.

2016

19. "Initial state dependence of a quantum-resonance ratchet," J. Ni, W. K. Lam★, S. Dadras, M. F. Borunda, S. Wimberger, and G. S. Summy, arXiv: arXiv:1608.09003, Accepted to PRA.

18. "Theory of Graphene Raman Scattering," E. J. Heller, Y. Yang, L. Kocia, W. Chen, S. Fang, M. F. Borunda, and E. Kaxiras, ACS Nano 10, pp 2803-18 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b07676. Authors' version available from arXiv: arXiv:1507.01647.

17. “Effects of Structural Variations on the Optical and Electronic Properties of Eumelanin-Inspired Small Molecules,” S. Selvaraju, S. Adhikari, R. A. Hopson, S. Dai★, A. L. Rheingold, M. F. Borunda, and T. L. Nelson, In Press, J. Mater. Chem. C, DOI: 10.1039/C5TC03982G.
[This article is part of a themed collection in the Journal of Materials Chemistry C -- Emerging Investigators 2016: Novel design strategies for new functional materials.]

2015

16. "Intrinsic defects, fluctuations of the local shape, and the photo-oxidation of black phosphorus," K.L. Utt, P. Rivero, M. Mehboudi, E.O. Harriss, M.F. Borunda, A.A. Pacheco SanJuan, and S. Barraza-Lopez, ACS Cent. Sci. 1 (6), pp 320–327 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.5b00244 (OPEN ACCESS LINK).

15. "Revealing the flux: Using processed Husimi maps to visualize dynamics of bound systems and mesoscopic transport," D. J. Mason, M. F. Borunda, and E. J. Heller, Phys. Rev. B 91, 165405 (2015). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevB.91.165405 | PDF (6 MB).

2013

14. "Semiclassical deconstruction of quantum states in graphene," D. J. Mason, M. F. Borunda, and E. J. Heller, Phys. Rev. B 88, 165421 (2013). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevB.88.165421 | PDF (7 MB).

13."Ballistic versus diffusive transport in graphene," M. F. Borunda, H. Hennig, and E. J. Heller, Phys. Rev. B 88, 125415 (2013). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevB.88.125415 | PDF (3 MB).

12."Quantum Flux and Reverse Engineering of Quantum Wavefunctions", D. J. Mason, M. F. Borunda, and E. J. Heller, EPL 102,60005 (2013). IOP doi link: 10.1209/0295-5075/102/60005 | PDF (915 KB).

11."Optimal local control of coherent dynamics in custom-made nanostructures," T. Blasi, M. F. Borunda, E. Rasanen, and E. J. Heller, Phys. Rev. B 87, 241303(R) (2013). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevB.87.241303 | PDF | Supplement: video.

2012

10."Optical Control of Entangled States in Semiconductor Quantum Wells," E. Rasanen, T. Blasi, M. F. Borunda, and E. J. Heller, Phys. Rev. B, 86, 205308 (2012). APS link: DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.86.205308.

Pre-2012

9."Imaging universal conductance fluctuations in graphene," M. F. Borunda, J. Berezovsky, R. M. Westervelt, and E. J. Heller, ACS Nano, 2011, 5 (5), pp 3622-3627. ACS link: 10.1021/nn103450d. Available from arXiv here.

8."Imaging coherent tranport in graphene (part I): Mapping universal conductance fluctuations," J. Berezovsky, M. F. Borunda, E. J. Heller, and R. M. Westervelt, Nanotechnology 21, 274013 (2010). IOP link: stacks.iop.org/Nano/21/274013. [Part of a special issue on quantum science and technology at the nanoscale]

7."Control of Josephson current by Aharonov-Casher phase in a Rashba ring," Xin Liu, M. F. Borunda, Xiong-Jun Liu, and Jairo Sinova, Phys. Rev. B 80, 174524 (2009). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevB.80.174524. [Showcased in the PRB Kaleidoscope Images: November 2009 (prb.aps.org/kaleidoscope)]

6."Effect of Induced Spin-Orbit Coupling for Atoms via Laser Fields." Xiong-Jun Liu, Mario F. Borunda, Xin Liu, and Jairo Sinova, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 046402 (2009). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.046402.

5."Aharonov-Casher and spin Hall effects in mesoscopic ring structures with strong spin-orbit interaction," M. F. Borunda, Xin Liu, Alexey A. Kovalev, Xiong-Jun Liu, T. Jungwirth, and Jairo Sinova, Phys. Rev. B 78, 245315 (2008). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevB.78.245315. [Selected for the January 5, 2009 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology (www.vjnano.org)]

4."Anomalous Hall effect in a two-dimensional electron gas," Tamara S. Nunner, N. A. Sinitsyn, Mario F. Borunda, V. K. Dugaev, A. A. Kovalev, Ar. Abanov, Carsten Timm, T. Jungwirth, Jun-ichiro Inoue, A. H. MacDonald, and Jairo Sinova, Phys. Rev. B 76, 235312 (2007). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevB.76.235312.

3."Aharonov-Casher effects in a two-dimensional hole ring with spin-orbit interaction," Alexey A. Kovalev, M. F. Borunda, T. Jungwirth, L. W. Molenkamp, and Jairo Sinova, Phys. Rev. B 76, 125307 (2007). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevB.76.125307.

2."Absence of Skew Scattering in Two-Dimensional Systems: Testing the Origins of the Anomalous Hall Effect," Mario Borunda, Tamara S. Nunner, Thomas Luck, N. A. Sinitsyn, Carsten Timm, J. Wunderlich, T. Jungwirth, A. H. MacDonald, and Jairo Sinova, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 066604 (2007). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.066604. Erratum: Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 209902 (2007). APS link: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.209902.

1. "Alpha particle X-ray emission in the classroom," Jorge A. Lopez, Mario F. Borunda, and Jaime Morales, AIP Conf. Proc. 680, 865 (2003). AIP link: here.