Deborah Santamore

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Office: BA226
Phone: 215-204-8479
Fax: 215-204-5652

Research Interests:

1. Realistic quantum models of qubit measurements in solid state systems.

2. Quantum dynamics of biomolecules and their applications toward an implementation of a quantum computer.

3. Elementary excitations and statistical properties of a Bose-Einstein Condensate and Fermi liquid mixture in ultra-cold atom systems.

Recent Publications:

D. H. Santamore and Eddy Timmermans, Correlations in cold atom Fermion-Bose-Einstein condensateMixtures, submitted to Physical Review A, (2008).

D. H. Santamore and Eddy Timmermans, Collective excitations of low density fermion-boson quantum-liquidmixtures, Phys. Rev. A 72 5, 053601 (2005).

D. H. Santamore, Sergio Guido, and Eddy Timmermans, Zero sound in a single component fermion - BoseEinstein Condensate mixture, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (25), 250402 (2004).

D. H. Santamore, H.-S. Goan, G. J. Milburn, and M. L. Roukes, Anharmonic effects on a phonon number measurement of a quantum mesoscopic mechanical oscillator, Phys. Rev. A 70 (5) 052105 (2004).

D. H. Santamore, A. C. Doherty, and M. C. Cross,A Quantum Non-demolition measurement of Fock states of mesoscopic mechanical oscillators, Phys. Rev. B 70, 144301 (2004).

D. H. Santamore and M. C. Cross, Surface scattering analysis of phonon transport in the quantum limit usingan elastic model, Phys. Rev. B, 66, 144302, (2002).

D. H. Santamore and M. C. Cross, Effect of surface roughness on phonon thermal conductance in the quantum limit, Physica B, 316-317C, 389 (2002).

D. H. Santamore and M. C. Cross, Effect of phonon scattering by surface roughness on the Universal ThermalConductance\textquotedblright , Phys. Rev. Lett. 87(11), 5502 (2001).

D. H. Santamore and Yuri Levin, Eliminating thermal violin spikes from LIGO noise, Phys. Rev. D 64(04), 2002 (2001).

D. H. Santamore and M. C. Cross, Effect of surface roughness on the universal thermal conductance,Phys. Rev. B 63(18), 4306 (2001).

D. Santamore, K. Edinger, J. Orloff, and J. Melngailis, Focused Ion Beam Sputter Yield Change as aFunction of Scan Speed, J. Vac. Sci. and Tech. B 15, (6), 2346 (1997).