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Researcher: Mark Eriksson

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Areas of Expertise
  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology
  • Atomic, molecular and optical physics
  • Condensed matter
  • High energy
  • Neutrino and astroparticle physics
  • Nuclear
  • Plasma
  • Biophysics
  • Experimental studies of nanostructures
  • Quantum computing
  • Semiconductor membranes
  • Many-body physics and interacting electrons in low-dimensional systems
  • Application of nanoelectronics to biology
  • Nanoscale electronic systems
  • Silicon nanostructures
  • Silicon nanomembranes
  • Nanowires and nanotubes
  • Intermittent contact AFM
  • Silicon valley splitting
Web Site Mark Eriksson's Department of Physics Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV) Mark Eriksson's CV
Issued Patent(s)
  • 8,089,073 - Front and backside processed thin film electronic devices, issued January 2012.
  • 7,776,642 - Quantum-well photoelectric device assembled from nanomembranes, issued August 2010.
  • 7,645,933 - Carbon nanotube Schottky barrier photovoltaic cell, issued January 2010.
  • 7,354,809 - Method for double-sided processing of thin film transistors, issued April 2008.
  • 7,135,697 - Spin readout and initialization in semiconductor quantum dots, issued November 2006.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20150279981 - Direct tunnel barrier control gates in a two-dimensional electronic system, published October 2015.
  • 20100327355 - Front and backside processed thin film electronic devices, published December 2010.
  • 20090283749 - Quantum-well photoelectric device assembled from nanomembranes, published November 2009.
  • 20070187719 - Method for double-sided processing of thin film transistors, published August 2007.
  • 20060196537 - Carbon nanotube schottky barrier photovoltaic cell, published September 2006.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Characterization of a gate-defined double quantum dot in a Si/SiGe nanomembrane. Knapp TJ, Mohr RT, Li YS, Thorgrimsson B, Foote RH, Wu X, Ward DR, Savage DE, Lagally MG, Friesen M, Coppersmith SN, Eriksson MA. Nanotechnology. 2016 Apr 15;27(15):154002. doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/15/154002. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

  • Thermal Resistance of Transferred-Silicon-Nanomembrane Interfaces. Schroeder DP, Aksamija Z, Rath A, Voyles PM, Lagally MG, Eriksson MA. Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Dec 18;115(25):256101. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.256101. Epub 2015 Dec 15.

  • Second-Harmonic Coherent Driving of a Spin Qubit in a Si/SiGe Quantum Dot. Scarlino P, Kawakami E, Ward DR, Savage DE, Lagally MG, Friesen M, Coppersmith SN, Eriksson MA, Vandersypen LM. Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Sep 4;115(10):106802. Epub 2015 Sep 1.

  • Electronic Transport Properties of Epitaxial Si/SiGe Heterostructures Grown on Single-Crystal SiGe Nanomembranes. Li YS, Sookchoo P, Cui X, Mohr R, Savage DE, Foote RH, Jacobson RB, Sánchez-Pérez JR, Paskiewicz DM, Wu X, Ward DR, Coppersmith SN,Eriksson MA, Lagally MG. ACS Nano. 2015 May 26;9(5):4891-9. doi: 10.1021/nn506475z. Epub 2015 May 5.

View Mark Eriksson's publications here.
Recent Artistic Works
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Simon Fraser University: Physics
  • University of Cambridge: Cavendish Lab
Research Tools
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-263-6289
Current University UW–Madison
Department Physics
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 5118 Chamberlin Hall
Address Line 2 1150 University Avenue
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., UW–Madison, Physics, Mathematics, 1992
Master's Degree M.S., Harvard University, 1994
PhD Ph.D., Harvard University, 1997
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Spin Readout and Initialization in Semiconductor Quantum Dots

Solid-State Quantum Dot Devices for Quantum Computing

Carbon Nanotube Schottky Barrier Photovoltaic Device

Improved Gate Design for Quantum Computers

Method for Double-Sided Processing of Thin-Film Single-Crystalline Electronics

Multilayer Si/SiO2 Semiconductors for Photoelectric Device Fabrication