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Publications Prior to 2001 by K.A. Moler , Group theses

Preprints

"Enhanced Superconducting Transition Temperature due to Tetragonal Domains in Two-Dimensionally Doped SrTiO3 "
Hilary Noad, Eric M. Spanton, Katja C. Nowack, Hisashi Inoue, Minu Kim, Tyler A. Merz, Christopher Bell, Yasuyuki Hikita, Ruqing Xu, Wenjun Liu, Arturas Vailionis, Harold Y. Hwang, Kathryn A. Moler
arXiv:1605.08418 (2016). Abstract | Supplementary Materials

"Edge Transport in the Trivial Phase of InAs/GaSb"
Fabrizio Nichele, Henri J. Suominen, Morten Kjaergaard, Charles M. Marcus, Ebrahim Sajadi, Joshua A. Folk, Fanming Qu, Arjan J.A. Beukman, Folkert K. de Vries, Jasper van Veen, Stevan Nadj-Perge, Leo P. Kouwenhoven, Binh-Minh Nguyen, Andrey A. Kiselev, Wei Yi, Marko Sokolich, Michael J. Manfra, Eric M. Spanton, Kathryn A. Moler
arXiv:1511.01728 (2016). Abstract

Publications

2016


"Depth resolved domain mapping in tetragonal SrTiO3 by micro-Laue diffraction"
Tyler A. Merz, Hilary Noad, R. Xu, H. Inoue, W. Liu, Y. Hikita, A. Vailionis, Kathryn A. Moler and Harold Y. Hwang
Applied Physics Letters 108 182901 (2016). Abstract

2015


"Electric coupling in scanning SQUID measurements"
Eric M. Spanton, Aaron J. Rosenberg, Yihua H. Wang, John R. Kirtley, Ferhat Katmis, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, Jagadeesh S. Moodera, Kathryn A. Moler
arXiv preprint (1512.03373) (2015). Abstract

We have retracted the below paper due to an electric coupling artifact which more completely explains the frequency, gate voltage, and spatial dependence of the observed signals. See the retraction here . For a full explanation of the electric coupling artifact, see our preprint ( 1512.03373 ).

"Observation of chiral currents at the magnetic domain boundary of a topological insulator"
Y. H. Wang, J. R. Kirtley, F. Katmis, P. Jarillo-Herrero, J. S. Moodera, K. A. Moler
Science (2015). Abstract | Full Text (AAAS)

"Non-sinusoidal current-phase relationship in Josephson junctions from the 3D topological insulator HgTe "
Ilya Sochnikov, Luis Maier, Christopher A. Watson, John R. Kirtley, Charles Gould, Grigory Tkachov, Ewelina M. Hankiewicz, Christoph Brüne, Hartmut Buhmann, Laurens W. Molenkamp, Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review Letters 114, 066801 (2015). Full Text (American Physical Society)

2014


"Images of edge current in InAs/GaSb quantum wells"
Eric M. Spanton, Katja C. Nowack, Lingjie Du, Gerard Sullivan, Rui-Rui Du, Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review Letters 113 026804 (2014). Abstract | Full Text (American Physical Society) Supplementary Materials

2013


"Locally enhanced conductivity due to the tetragonal domain structure in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterointerfaces"
Beena Kalisky, Eric M. Spanton, Hilary Noad, John R. Kirtley, Katja C. Nowack,Christopher Bell,Hiroki K. Sato,Masayuki Hosoda,Yanwu Xie,Yasuyuki Hikita,Carsten Woltmann,Georg Pfanzelt,Rainer Jany,Christoph Richter,Harold Y. Hwang, Jochen Mannhart & Kathryn A. Moler
Nature Materials 12, 1091-1095 (2013) Full Text (Nature Publishing Group)
News and Views

"Direct Measurement of Current-Phase Relations in Superconductor/Topological Insulator/Superconductor Junctions"
Ilya Sochnikov, Andrew J. Bestwick, James R. Williams, Thomas M. Lippman, Ian R. Fisher, David Goldhaber-Gordon, John R. Kirtley, and Kathryn A. Moler
Nano Letters, 2013, 13 (7), pp 3086–3092 Abstract (American Chemical Society)

"Imaging currents in HgTe quantum wells in the quantum spin Hall regime"
Katja C. Nowack, Eric M. Spanton, Matthias Baenninger, Markus König, John R. Kirtley, Beena Kalisky, C. Ames, Philipp Leubner, Christoph Brüne, Hartmut Buhmann, Laurens W. Molenkamp, David Goldhaber-Gordon, Kathryn A. Moler
Nature Materials 12, 787–791 (2013) Full Text (Nature Publishing Group) Supplementary Materials

2012


"Agreement between local and global measurements of the London penetration depth"
Thomas M. Lippman, Beena Kalisky, Hyunsoo Kim, Makariy A. Tanatar, Sergey L. Bud'ko, Paul C. Canfield, Ruslan Prozorov, Kathryn A. Moler
Physica C Volume 483 14 December 2012, Pages 91–93 Abstract (Elsevier) Full Text

"Measurements of the gate tuned superfluid density in superconducting LaAlO3/SrTiO3"
Julie A. Bert, Katja C. Nowack, Beena Kalisky, Hilary Noad, John R. Kirtley, Chris Bell, Hiroki K. Sato, Masayuki Hosoda, Yasayuki Hikita, Harold Y. Hwang, Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review B 86 060503(R) (2012). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Scanning Probe Manipulation of Magnetism at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Heterointerface"
Beena Kalisky, Julie A. Bert, Christopher Bell, Yanwu Xie, Hiroki K. Sato, Masayuki Hosoda, Yasuyuki Hikita, Harold Y. Hwang, and Kathryn A. Moler
Nano Letters Article ASAP (2012). Abstract (American Chemical Society)

"Critical thickness for ferromagnetism in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures"
Beena Kalisky, Julie A. Bert, Brannon B. Klopfer, Christopher Bell, Hiroki K. Sato, Masayuki Hosoda, Yasuyuki Hikita, Harold Y. Hwang, Kathryn A. Moler
Nature Communications 3 922 (2012). Abstract (Nature Publishing Group)

"Scanning SQUID susceptometry of a paramagnetic superconductor"
John R. Kirtley, Beena Kalisky, Julie A. Bert, Chris Bell, Minu Kim, Yasuyuki Hikita, Harold Y. Hwang, J. H. Ngai, Y. Segal, F. J. Walker, C. H. Ahn, Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review B 85 224518 (2012). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Calculation of the effect of random superfluid density on the temperature dependence of the penetration depth"
Thomas M. Lippman and Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review B 85 104529 (2012). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

2011


"Fluxoid fluctuations in mesoscopic superconducting rings"
Julie A. Bert, Nicholas C. Koshnick, Hendrik Bluhm and Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review B 84 134523 (2011). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Direct imaging of the coexistence of ferromagnetism and superconductivity at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interface"
Julie A. Bert, Beena Kalisky, Christopher Bell, Minu Kim, Yasuyuki Hikita, Harold Y. Hwang, and Kathryn A. Moler
Nature Physics 7 2079 (2011). Abstract (Nature Publishing Group) Full Text
News and Views by Andrew J. Millis Nature Physics 7 2087 (2011).

"Magnetic force microscopy measurement of the penetration depth in superconductors from Meissner replusion"
Lan Luan, Ophir M. Auslaender, Nadav Shapira, Douglas A. Bonn, Ruixing Liang, Walter N. Hardy, Kathryn A. Moler
arXiv:1103.6072v1 (cond-mat.supr_con)

"Behavior of vortices near twin boundaries in underdoped Ba(Fe1-xCox)2As2"
B. Kalisky, J. R. Kirtley, J. G. Analytis, J.-H. Chu, I. R. Fisher and K. A. Moler
Physical Review B 83 064511 (2011). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Local Measurement of the Superfluid Density in the Pnictide Superconductor Ba(Fe1-xCox)2As2 across the Superconducting Dome"
Lan Luan, Thomas M. Lippman, Clifford W. Hicks, Julie A. Bert, Ophir M. Auslaender, Jiun-Haw Chu, James G. Analytis, Ian R. Fisher, and Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review Letters 106 067001 (2011). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

2010


“High-temperature superconductivity: How the cuprates hid their stripes”
K.A. Moler
Nature 468, 643-644 (2010). Full Text (Nature Publishing Group)

"Fundamental studies of superconductors using scanning magnetic imaging"
John R. Kirtley
Rep. Prog. Phys. 73 126501 (2010). Abstract (IOP Science) Full Text

"Limits on superconductivity-related magnetization in Sr2RuO4 and PrOs4Sb12 from scanning SQUID microscopy"
Clifford W. Hicks, John R. Kirtley, Thomas M. Lippman, Nicholas C. Koshnick Martin E. Huber, Yoshiteru Maeno, William M. Yuhasz, M. Brian Maple, and Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review B 81 214501 (2010). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Enhanced superfluid density on twin boundaries in Ba(Fe1-xCox)2As2"
Beena Kalisky, John R. Kirtley, James G. Analytis, Jiun-Haw Chu, Arturas Vailionis, Ian R. Fisher, Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review B 81 184513 (2010). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text
Viewpoint in Physics 3 41 (2010).

"Meissner response of a bulk superconductor with an embedded sheet of reduced penetration depth"
John R. Kirtley, Beena Kalisky, Lan Luan, and Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review B 81 184514 (2010). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text
Viewpoint in Physics 3 41 (2010).

"Local measurement of the penetration depth in the pnictide superconductor Ba(Fe0.95Co0.05)2As2"
L. Luan, O. M. Auslaender, T. M. Lippman, C. W. Hicks, B. Kalisky, J. H. Chu, J. G. Analytis, I. R. Fisher, J. R. Kirtley, K. A. Moler
Physical Review B 81 100501(R) (2010). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text
Synopsis by the PRB editor in Physics

2009


"Sequential vortex hopping in an array of artificial pinning centers"
J. C. Keay, P. R. Larson, K. L. Hobbs, M. B. Johnson, J. R. Kirtley, O. M. Auslaender and K. A. Moler
Physical Review B 80 165421 (2009). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Evidence for a Nodal Energy Gap in the Iron-Pnictide Superconductor LaFePO from Penetration Depth Measurements by Scanning SQUID Susceptometry"
C. W. Hicks, T. M. Lippman, M. E. Huber, J. G. Analytis, J. H. Chu, A. S. Erickson, I. R. Fisher, and K. A. Moler
Physical Review Letters 103 127003 (2009). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Spinlike Susceptibility of Metallic and Insulating Thin Films at Low Temperature"
H. Bluhm, J. A. Bert, N. C. Koshnick, M. E. Huber and K. A. Moler
Physical Review Letters 103 026805 (2009). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text
Auxiliary document containing additional data and discussion.

"Magnetic force microscopy study of interlayer kinks in individual vortices in the underdoped cuprate superconductor YBa2Cu3O6+x"
L. Luan, O. M. Auslaender, D. A. Bonn, R. Liang, W. N. Hardy, and K. A. Moler
Physical Review B 79 214530 (2009). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text
You can also find this paper in the July 1, 2009 issue of Virtual Journal of Applications of Superconductivity.

"Dynamics of single vortices in grain boundaries: I-V characteristics on the femtovolt scale"
B. Kalisky, J. R. Kirtley, E. A. Nowadnick, R. B. Dinner, E. Zeldov, Ariando, S. Wenderich, H. Hilgenkamp, D. M. Feldmann, and K. A. Moler
Applied Physics Letters 94 202504 (2009). Abstract (American Institute of Physics). Full Text
You can also find this paper in the June 1, 2009 issue of the Virtual Journal of Applications of Superconductivity.

"Persistent Currents in Normal Metal Rings"
Hendrik Bluhm, Nicholas C. Koshnick, Julie A. Bert, Martin E. Huber, and Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review Letters 102 136802 (2009). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text
Auxiliary document containing additional fabrication details, data and discussion.
Viewpoint in Physics 2 24 (2009).

2008


"Scanning SQUID microscopy on polycrystalline SmFeAsO0.85 and NdFeAsO0.94F0.06"
C. W. Hicks, T. M. Lippman, M. E. Huber, Z. A. Ren, Z. X. Zhao, and K. A. Moler
Journal of the Physical Society of Japan 77 87C (2008). Abstract (Japanese Physical Society, Institute for Physics and Applied Physics).

"Limits on the Superconducting Order Parameter in NdFeAsO1-xFy from Scanning SQUID Microscopy"
Clifford W. Hicks, Thomas M. Lippman, Martin E. Huber, Zhi-An Ren, Jie Yang, Zhong-Xian Zhao, and Kathryn A. Moler
Journal of the Physical Society of Japan 78 013708 (2008). Abstract (Japanese Physical Society, Institute for Physics and Applied Physics).

"A terraced scanning superconducting quantum interference device with submicron pickup loops"
Nicholas C. Koshnick, Martin E. Huber, Julie A. Bert, Clifford W. Hicks Jeff Large, Hal Edwards, and Kathryn A. Moler
Applied Physics Letters 93 243101 (2008). Abstract (American Institute of Physics). Full text
Auxiliary document containing additional fabrication details and discussion.

"Mechanics of individual isolated vortices in a cuprate superconductor"
Ophir M. Auslaender, Lan Luan, Eric W. J. Straver, Jennifer E. Hoffman Nicholas C. Koshnick, Eli Zeldov, Douglas A. Bonn, Ruixing Liang, Walter N. Hardy and Kathryn A. Moler
Nature Physics 5 35 (2009). Abstract (Nature Publishing Group)

"Controlled manipulation of individual vortices in a superconductor"
E. W. J. Straver, J. E. Hoffman, O. M. Auslaender, D. Rugar, and Kathryn A. Moler
Applied Physics Letters 93, 172514 (2008). Abstract (American Institute of Physics). Full Text

"Gradiometric micro-SQUID susceptometer for scanning measurements of mesoscopic samples"
Martin E. Huber, Nicholas C. Koshnick, Hendrik Bluhm, Leonard J. Archuleta, Tommy Azua, Per G. Björnsson, Brian W. Gardner, Sean T. Halloran, Erik A. Lucero, and Kathryn A. Moler
Review of Scientific Instruments 79, 053704 (2008). Abstract (American Institute of Physics) Full Text

"Two-dimensional vortex behavior in highly underdoped YBa2Cu3O6+x observed by scanning Hall probe microscopy"
J.W. Guikema, Hendrik Bluhm, D.A. Bonn, Ruixing Liang, W.N. Hardy, and K.A. Moler
Physical Review B 77, 104515 (2008). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Dissipative cryogenic filters with zero dc resistance"
Hendrik Bluhm and Kathryn A. Moler
Review of Scientific Instruments 79, 014703 (2008). Abstract (American Institute of Physics) Full Text

2007


"Multiple fluxoid transitions in mesoscopic superconducting rings"
Hendrik Bluhm, Nicholas C. Koshnick, Martin E. Huber, and Kathryn A. Moler
arXiv:0709.1175v1 (cond-mat.supr-con)

"Fluctuation Superconductivity in Mesoscopic Aluminum Rings"
Nicholas C. Koshnick, Hendrik Bluhm, Martin E. Huber, and Kathryn A. Moler
Science 318 , 1440 (2007) Abstract (AAAS) Full Text
Auxiliary document that includes the experimental methods, some data, and additional discussion.

"Stability of half-quantum vorticies in px+ipy superconductors"
Suk Bum Chung, Hendrik Bluhm and Eun-Ah Kim
Physical Review Letters 99, 197002 (2007) Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Moment switching in nanotube magnetic force probes"
J.R. Kirtley, Z. Deng, L. Luan, E. Yenilmez, H. Dai, and K.A. Moler
Nanotechnology 18 , 465506 (2007) Abstract (IOP)

"Magnetic Fields above the Surface of a Superconductor with Internal Magnetism"
Hendrik Bluhm
Physical Review B 76, 144507 (2007). Abstract (American Physical Society)Full Text

"Upper limit on spontaneous supercurrents in Sr2RuO4"
J.R. Kirtley, C. Kallin, C.W. Hicks, E.-A. Kim, Y. Liu, K.A. Moler, Y. Maeno, and K.D. Nelson
Physical Review B 76, 014526 (2007). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Enhanced current flow through meandering grain boundaries in YBa2Cu3O7 films."
Rafael B. Dinner, Kathryn A. Moler, M. R. Beasley, and D. Matthew Feldmann
Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 212501 (2007) Abstract (American Institute of Physics) Full Text

"Imaging ac losses in superconducting films via scanning Hall probe microscopy"
Rafael B. Dinner, Kathryn A. Moler, D. Matthew Feldmann, and M. R. Beasley
Physical Review B 75, 144503 (2007). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Noise characteristics of 100 nm scale GaAs/AlxGa1-xAs scanning Hall Probes"
C. W. Hicks, L. Luan, K. A. Moler, E. Zeldov, and H. Shtrikman
Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 133512 (2007) Abstract (American Institute of Physics) Full Text

2006


"Magnetic response of mesoscopic superconducting rings with two order parameters"
Hendrik Bluhm, Nicholas C. Koshnick, Martin E. Huber, and Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review Letters 97, 237002 (2006) Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text
Auxiliary document describing some of the analysis procedures.

"Scanning Hall probe imaging of ErNi2B2C"
Hendrik Bluhm, Suchitra E. Sebastian, Janice W. Guikema, I. R. Fisher, and Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review B 73, 014514 (2006). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Nanotube manipulation with focused ion beam"
Zhifeng Deng, Erhan Yenilmez, Amy Reilein, Joshua Leu, Hongjie Dai, and Kathryn A. Moler
Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 023119 (2006) Abstract (American Institute of Physics) Full Text

2005


"Cryogenic scanning Hall-probe microscope with centimeter scan range and submicron resolution"
Rafael B. Dinner, M. R. Beasley, and Kathryn A. Moler
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 76, 103702 (2005). Abstract (American Institute of Physics) Full Text

"Scanning magnetic imaging of Sr2RuO4"
Per G. Björnsson, Yoshiteru Maeno, Martin E. Huber, Kathryn A. Moler
Physical Review B 72, 012504 (2005). Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

"Evidence for Charge Kondo Effect in Superconducting Tl-Doped PbTe"
Y. Matsushita, H. Bluhm, T. H. Geballe and I. R. Fisher
Physical Review Letters 94, 157002 (2005) Abstract (American Physical Society) Full Text

2004


"Metal-coated carbon nanotube tips for magnetic force microscopy"
Zhifeng Deng; Yenilmez, E.; Leu, J.; Hoffman, JE; Straver, EWJ; Hongjie Dai; Moler, KA
Applied Physics Letters 85, 6263-5 (2004). Abstract (American Institute of Physics) Full Text

2003


"A scanning SQUID microscope in a dilution refrigerator"
Per G. Björnsson, Martin E. Huber and Kathryn A. Moler
Physica B 329-333, 1491-1492 (2003). Abstract (Elsevier ScienceDirect).

"Vortex-antivortex annihilation in underdoped YBa2Cu3O6.354"
Brian W. Gardner, Janice C. Wynn, Doug A. Bonn, Ruixing Liang, Walter N. Hardy and Kathryn A. Moler,
Physica C 388-389 725-726 (2003). Abstract (Elsevier ScienceDirect).

2002


"Preparation and characterization of homogeneous YBCO single crystals with doping level near the SC-AFM boundary"
R. Liang, D.A. Bonn, W.N. Hardy, J.C. Wynn, K.A. Moler, L. Lu, S. Larochelle, L. Zhou, M. Greven, L. Lurio, and S.G.J. Mochrie
Physica C 383, 1-7 (2002). Abstract (Elsevier ScienceDirect).

"Manipulation of single vortices in YBa2Cu3O6.354 with a locally applied magnetic field"
Brian W. Gardner, Janice C. Wynn, D. A. Bonn, Ruixing Liang, W. N. Hardy, John R. Kirtley, Vladimir G. Kogan, and Kathryn A. Moler
Applied Physics Letters 80, 1010 (2002). Abstract (AIP). Full Text

2001


"A limit on spin-charge separation in high-Tc superconductors from the absence of a vortex-memory effect"
D.A. Bonn, Janice C. Wynn, Brian W. Gardner, Yu-Ju Lin, Ruixing Liang, W.N. Hardy, J.R. Kirtley, and K.A. Moler
Nature 414, 887 (2001). Abstract (Nature).

"Limits on spin-charge separation from h/2e fluxoids in very underdoped YBa2Cu3O6+x"
J.C. Wynn, D.A. Bonn, B.W. Gardner, Yu-Ju Lin, Ruixing Liang, W.N. Hardy, J.R. Kirtley, and K.A. Moler
Physical Review Letters 87, 197002 (2001). Abstract (APS). Full Text

"Scanning SQUID microscope in a dilution refrigerator"
Per G. Björnsson, Brian W. Gardner, John R. Kirtley, and Kathryn A. Moler
Review of Scientific Instruments 72, 4153 (2001). Abstract (AIP). Full Text

"Scanning superconducting quantum interference device susceptometry"
B.W. Gardner, J.C. Wynn, P.G. Björnsson, E.W.J. Straver, J.R. Kirtley, M.B. Ketchen, and K.A. Moler
Review of Scientific Instruments 72, pp.2361-2364 (2001). Abstract (AIP). Full Text

Publications Prior to 2001

Group Theses