My research group explores the fundamental roles that dimension, topology, and symmetry play in the emergent properties of condensed matter systems. This is a natural outgrowth of our long history in nano- systems. Explorations of these so called "quantum materials" sometimes yield opportunities in the development of new technologies. Other times, they may simply instruct us on the deeper meanings and connections in our world. Both of these possibilities, the basic and the applied, are welcomed and embraced by my research team. Through our work, we hope to add our distinctive voice to the truly transformative science of this era. Pro Humanitate 



Our group presents its research at these meetings...

Spring and Fall MRS Meetings

APS March Meeting

IWEPNM: International Winterschool on Electronic Properties of Novel Materials

NanoApp Munich

Curiously Time Consuming Personal Projects

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A Brief History of Physics at Wake
Wake Forest University is a deeply loved institution by most who work and study here. Among its storied departments, Physics has one of the most  illustrious histories.  This project tracks the history of Physics at Wake, from its early beginnings in relativistic astrophysics to its ground breaking discoveries in fast laser spectroscopy to today's department with multiple research centers in materials, biophysics, and nanotechnology and quantum systems. This extraordinary program is widely recognized for it graduate /PhD training, its edgy research, and its close knit community This is the story of its journey.

The Quantum Computing Group
A small but energetic group of faculty and students at Wake has united through their common interest in Quantum Information TheoryTheir simple goal is the construction of "Pauli" a room temperature, quantum processor based on a novel form of higher order topological stabilization. 
Quantum Computing Group.

4C11 Society
Friends, Influencers and Colleagues, from the steps of the MPI-FKF to the world. My group has very strong ties to the Max-Planck fur Festkorperforschung, Max-Planck fur Metallforschung, as well as several Fraunhofer Institute. Many of these collaboratives still meet regularly through the 4C11 Society