Publications

Journal Articles

Preprints

Multi-mode ultra-strong coupling in circuit quantum electrodynamics
Sal J. Bosman, Mario F. Gely, Vibhor Singh, Alessandro Bruno, Daniel Bothner, Gary A. Steele
arxiv

2017

Giant modulation of the electronic band gap of carbon nanotubes by dielectric screening
Lee Aspitarte, Daniel R. McCulley, Andrea Bertoni, Joshua O. Island, Marvin Ostermann, Massimo Rontani, Gary A. Steele, Ethan D. Minot
Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 8828 (2017) arxiv

Strong and tunable couplings in flux-mediated optomechanics
Olga Shevchuk, Gary A. Steele, Ya. M. Blanter
Phys. Rev. B 96, 014508 (2017) arxiv

Approaching ultra-strong coupling in Transmon circuit-QED using a high-impedance resonator
Sal J. Bosman, Mario F. Gely, Vibhor Singh, Daniel Bothner, Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Gary A. Steele
Phys. Rev. B 95, 224515 arxiv

Quantum paraelectricity probed by superconducting resonators
Dejan Davidovikj, Nicola Manca, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Andrea D. Caviglia, Gary A. Steele
Phys. Rev. B 95, 214513 (2017) arxiv

Convergence of the multimode quantum Rabi model of circuit quantum electrodynamics
Mario F. Gely, Adrian Parra-Rodriguez, Daniel Bothner, Ya. M. Blanter, Sal J. Bosman, Enrique Solano, Gary A. Steele
Phys. Rev. B 95, 245115 (2017) arxiv

A split-cavity design for the incorporation of a DC bias in a 3D microwave cavity
Martijn A. Cohen, Mingyun Yuan, Bas W. A. de Jong, Ewout Beukers, Sal J. Bosman, and Gary A. Steele
Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 172601 (2017) arxiv

Mechanical dissipation in MoRe superconducting metal drums
S. Yanai, V. Singh, M. Yuan, M. Gely, S. J. Bosman, G. A. Steele
Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 083103 (2017) arxiv

2016

Thickness dependent interlayer transport in vertical MoS2 Josephson junctions
Joshua O. Island, Gary A. Steele, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Andres Castellanos-Gomez
2D Materials, 3, 031002 (2016) arxiv

Negative nonlinear damping of a graphene mechanical resonator
Vibhor Singh, Olga Shevchuk, Ya. M. Blanter, Gary A. Steele
Phys. Rev. B 93, 245407 (2016) arxiv

Enhanced superconductivity in atomically thin TaS2
Efrén Navarro-Moratalla, Joshua O. Island, Samuel Mañas-Valero, Elena Pinilla-Cienfuegos, Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Jorge Quereda, Gabino Rubio-Bollinger, Luca Chirolli, Jose Angel Silva-Guillén, Nicolás Agraït, Gary A. Steele, Francisco Guinea, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Eugenio Coronado
Nature Communications 7, 11043 (2016) arxiv

2015

Silicon nitride membrane resonators at millikelvin temperatures with quality factors exceeding 10 8
Mingyun Yuan, Martijn A. Cohen, Gary Steele
Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 263501 (2015) arxiv

Optomechanical response of a non-linear mechanical resonator
Olga Shevchuk, Vibhor Singh, Gary A. Steele, Ya. M. Blanter
Phys. Rev. B 92, 195415 (2015) arxiv

Broadband architecture for galvanically accessible superconducting microwave resonators
Sal J. Bosman, Vibhor Singh, Alessandro Bruno, Gary A. Steele
Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 192602 (2015) arxiv

Large cooperativity and microkelvin cooling with a 3D optomechanical cavity
Mingyun Yuan, Vibhor Singh, Yaroslav M. Blanter, Gary A. Steele
Nature Communications 6, 8491 (2015) arxiv

Control of biaxial strain in single-layer Molybdenite using local thermal expansion of the substrate
G. Plechinger, A. Castellanos-Gomez, M. Buscema, H. S. J. van der Zant, G. A. Steele, A. Kuc, T. Heine, C. Schüller, T. Korn
2D Mater. 2 015006 (2015) arxiv

Optical spectroscopy of interlayer coupling in artificially stacked MoS2 layers
G. Plechinger, F. Mooshammer, A. Castellanos-Gomez, G.A. Steele, C. Schüller, T. Korn
2D Mater. 2 034016 (2015) arxiv

Gate-tunable diode and photovoltaic effect in an organic–2D layered material p–n junction
Saül Vélez, David Ciudad, Joshua Island, Michele Buscema, Oihana Txoperena, Subir Parui, Gary A. Steele, Fèlix Casanova, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Andres Castellanos-Gomez and Luis E. Hueso
Nanoscale (2015)

Quantum transport in carbon nanotubes
E.A. Laird, F. Kuemmeth, G. Steele, K. Grove-Rasmussen, J. Nygård, K. Flensberg, L.P. Kouwenhoven
Rev. Mod. Phys. 87, 703 (2015) arxiv

Observing the semiconducting band-gap alignment of MoS2 layers of different atomic thicknesses using a MoS2/SiO2/Si heterojunction tunnel diode
Katsuhiko Nishiguchi, Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Akira Fujiwara, Herre S. J. van der Zant and Gary A. Steele
Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 053101 (2015)

High-Q Tantalum Oxide Nanomechanical Resonators by Laser-Oxidation of TaSe2
Santiago J. Cartamil-Bueno, Peter G. Steeneken, Frans D. Tichelaar, Efren Navarro-Moratalla, Warner J. Venstra, Ronald van Leeuwen, Eugenio Coronado, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Gary A. Steele, Andres Castellanos-Gomez
Nano Research (2015) arxiv

Photocurrent generation with two-dimensional van der Waals semiconductors
Michele Buscema, Joshua O. Island, Dirk J. Groenendijk, Sofya I. Blanter, Gary A. Steele, Herre S. J. van der Zant and Andres Castellanos-Gomez
Chem. Soc. Rev., 44, 3691 – 3718 (2015) arxiv

Single-photon emission from localized excitons in an atomically thin semiconductor
Philipp Tonndorf, Robert Schmidt, Robert Schneider, Johannes Kern, Michele Buscema, Gary A. Steele, Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Steffen Michaelis de Vasconcellos, and Rudolf Bratschitsch
Optica, Vol. 2, Issue 4, pp. 347-352 (2015)

Pick-up and drop transfer of diamond nanosheets
V Seshan, J O Island, R van Leeuwen, W J Venstra, B H Schneider, S D Janssens, K Haenen, E J R Sudhölter, L C P M de Smet, H S J van der Zant, G A Steele and A Castellanos-Gomez
Nanotechnology 26, 125706 (2015) arxiv

Environmental instability of few-layer black phosphorus
Joshua O. Island, Gary A. Steele, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Andres Castellanos-Gomez
2D Materials 2, 011002 (2015) arxiv

Mechanical manipulation and exfoliation of boron nitride flakes by micro-plowing with an AFM tip
Joshua O. Island, Gary A. Steele, Herre S.J. can der Zant, Andres Castellanos-Gomez
ScienceJet (online 27 January 2015) arxiv

Mechanics of freely-suspended ultrathin layered materials
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Vibhor Singh, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Gary A. Steele
Annalen der Physik, 527, 27-44 (2015) arxiv

2014

Observation of decoherence in a ​carbon nanotube mechanical resonator
Ben H. Schneider, Vibhor Singh, Warner J. Venstra, Harold B. Meerwaldt and Gary A. Steele
Nature Communications 5, 5819 (2014) arxiv

Molybdenum-Rhenium alloy based high-Q superconducting microwave resonators
Vibhor Singh, Ben H. Schneider, Sal J. Bosman, Evert P. J. Merkx, Gary A. Steele
Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 222601 (2014) arxiv

Photovoltaic and photothermoelectric effect in a double-gated WSe2 device
Dirk J. Groenendijk, Michele Buscema, Gary A. Steele, Steffen Michaelis de Vasconcellos, Rudolf Bratschitsch, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Andres Castellanos-Gomez
Nano Letters 14, 3347 (2014) arxiv

Identifying signatures of photothermal current in a double-gated semiconducting nanotube
Gilles Buchs, Salvatore Bagiante, Gary A. Steele
Nature Communications 5, 4987 doi: 10.1038/ncomms5987 (2014) arxiv

Photovoltaic effect in few-layer black ​phosphorus PN junctions defined by local electrostatic gating
Michele Buscema, Dirk J. Groenendijk, Gary A. Steele, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Andres Castellanos-Gomez
Nature Communications 5, 4651 doi: 10.1038/ncomms5651 (2014) arxiv

Time-domain response of atomically thin MoS2 nanomechanical resonators
R. van Leeuwen, A. Castellanos-Gomez, G.A. Steele, H.S.J. van der Zant, W.J. Venstra
Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 041911 (2014) arxiv

Optomechanical coupling between a graphene mechanical resonator and a superconducting microwave cavity
V. Singh, S. J. Bosman, B. H. Schneider, Y. M. Blanter, A. Castellanos-Gomez, G. A. Steele
Nature Nanotechnology 9, 820 (2014) arxiv

Isolation and characterization of few-layer black phosphorus
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Leonardo Vicarelli, Elsa Prada, Joshua O. Island, K. L. Narasimha-Acharya, Sofya I. Blanter, Dirk J. Groenendijk, Michele Buscema, Gary A. Steele, J. V. Alvarez, Henny W. Zandbergen, J. J. Palacios, Herre S.J. van der Zant

2D Matererials 1 025001 (2014) arxiv

Fast and broadband photoresponse of few-layer black phosphorus field-effect transistors
Michele Buscema, Dirk J. Groenendijk, Sofya I. Blanter, Gary A. Steele, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Andres Castellanos-Gomez
Nano Lett 14, 3347 (2014) arxiv

Deterministic transfer of two-dimensional materials by all-dry viscoelastic stamping
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Michele Buscema, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Gary A. Steele
2D Materials 1, 011002 (2014) arxiv

Ultrahigh Photoresponse of Few-Layer TiS3 Nanoribbon Transistors
Joshua O. Island, Michele Buscema, Mariam Barawi, José M. Clamagirand, José R. Ares, Carlos Sánchez, Isabel J. Ferrer, Gary A. Steele, Herre S. J. van der Zant andAndres Castellanos-Gomez
Advanced Optical Materials 10.1002/adom.201400043 (2014)

The effect of the substrate on the Raman and photoluminescence emission of single layer MoS2
Michele Buscema, Gary A. Steele, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Andres Castellanos-Gomez
Nano Research 7, 561 (2014) arxiv

Folded MoS2 layers with reduced interlayer coupling
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Gary A. Steele
Nano Research 7, 572 (2014) arxiv

2013

Local Strain Engineering in Atomically Thin MoS2
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Rafael Roldán, Emmanuele Cappelluti, Michele Buscema, Francisco Guinea, Herre S. J. van der Zant, and Gary A. Steele
Nano Letters 13, 5361 (2013) arxiv

Single-Layer MoS2 Mechanical Resonators
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Ronald van Leeuwen, Michele Buscema, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Gary A. Steele, Warner J. Venstra
Advanced Materials 25, 6719 (2013) arxiv

Wide-bandwidth charge sensitivity with a radio-frequency field-effect transistor
Katsuhiko Nishiguchi, Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Akira Fujiwara, Herre S. J. van der Zant, and Gary A. Steele
Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 143102 (2013)

Submicrosecond-timescale readout of carbon nanotube mechanical motion
H. B. Meerwaldt, S. R. Johnston, H. S. J. van der Zant, and G. A. Steele
Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 053121 (2013) arxiv

Large spin-orbit coupling in carbon nanotubes
G.A. Steele, F. Pei, E.A. Laird, J.M. Jol, H.B. Meerwaldt & L.P. Kouwenhoven
Nature Communications 4:1573 doi: 10.1038/ncomms2584 (2013) arxiv

Fast and reliable identification of atomically thin layers of TaSe2 crystals
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Efrén Navarro-Moratalla, Guillermo Mokry, Jorge Quereda, Elena Pinilla-Cienfuegos, Nicolás Agraït, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Eugenio Coronado, Gary A. Steele, Gabino Rubio-Bollinger
Nano Research 6, 191 (2013)

Large and Tunable Photothermoelectric Effect in Single-Layer MoS2
Michele Buscema, Maria Barkelid , Val Zwiller , Herre S. J. van der Zant , Gary A. Steele, and Andres Castellanos-Gomez
Nanoletters 13, 358 (2013) arxiv

Flexible Graphene Devices with an Embedded Back-Gate
J, van Veen, A. Castellanos-Gomez, H.S.J. van der Zant, G.A. Steele
Graphene, 2, 13 (2013)

2012

Probing optical transitions in individual carbon nanotubes using polarized photocurrent spectroscopy
M. Barkelid, G. A. Steele, V. Zwiller
Nanoletters 12, 5649 (2012)

Optomechanics: Probing optical transitions
G. A. Steele, H. S. J. van der Zant
Nature Photonics 6, 721 (2012)

Valley–spin blockade and spin resonance in carbon nanotubes
F. Pei, E. A. Laird, G. A. Steele and L. P. Kouwenhoven
Nature Nanotechnology 7, 630 (2012) arxiv

Probing the charge of a quantum dot with a nanomechanical resonator
Harold B. Meerwaldt, Giorgi Labadze, Ben H. Schneider, Ahmet Taspinar, Yaroslav M. Blanter, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Gary A. Steele
Phys. Rev. B 86, 115454 (2012) arxiv

Coupling carbon nanotube mechanics to a superconducting circuit
B. H. Schneider, S. Etaki, H. S. J. van der Zant & G. A. Steele
Scientific Reports 2, 599 (2012) arxiv

Mechanical properties of freely suspended atomically thin dielectric layers of mica
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Menno Poot, Albert Amor-Amorós, Gary A. Steele, Herre S.J. van der Zant, Nicolás Agraït, Gabino Rubio-Bollinger
Nano Research, Volume 5, Number 8 (2012), 550-557 arxiv

Laser-thinning of MoS2: on demand generation of a single-layer semiconductor
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Maria Barkelid, Stijn M. Goossens, Victor E. Calado, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Gary A. Steele
Nano Letters, 12 (6), pp 3187-3192 (2012) arxiv

Strong and tunable mode coupling in carbon nanotube resonators
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Harold B. Meerwaldt, Warner J. Venstra, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Gary A. Steele
Physical Review B 86, 041402(R) (2012) arxiv

Elastic properties of freely suspended MoS2 nanosheets
Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Menno Poot, Gary A. Steele, Herre S. J. van der Zant, Nicolás Agraït, Gabino Rubio-Bollinger
Advanced Materials, vol. 24, iss. 6, pp 772-775 (2012) arxiv

A high quality factor carbon nanotube mechanical resonator at 39 GHz.
E. A. Laird, F. Pei, W. Tang, G.A. Steele, L.P. Kouwenhoven
Nano Letters, 12(1), 193 (2012)

2011

Imaging the formation of a p-n junction in a suspended carbon nanotube with scanning photocurrent microscopy
Gilles Buchs, Maria Barkelid, Salvatore Bagiante, Gary A. Steele, Val Zwiller
J. Appl. Phys. 110, 074308 (2011) arxiv

2010

Single electron tunneling through high-Q single-wall carbon nanotube NEMS resonators
A. K. Huettel, H. B. Meerwaldt, G. A. Steele, M. Poot, B. Witkamp, L. P. Kouwenhoven, H. S. J. van der Zant
Physica Status Solidi (b) 247, 2974 (2010) (IEWPNM 2010 special issue) arxiv

2009

Strong Coupling Between Single-Electron Tunneling and Nanomechanical Motion
G. A. Steele, A. K. Hüttel, B. Witkamp, M. Poot, H. B. Meerwaldt, L. P. Kouwenhoven, H. S. J. van der Zant
Science 325, 1103 (2009) arxiv

Ultrasmall silicon quantum dots
F. A. Zwanenburg, A. A. van Loon, G. A. Steele, C. E. W. M. van Rijmenam, T. Balder, Y. Fang, C. M. Lieber, and L. P. Kouwenhoven
J. Appl. Phys. 105, 124314 (2009)

Carbon nanotubes as ultrahigh quality factor mechanical resonators
A.K. Hüttel , G.A. Steele , B. Witkamp , M. Poot , L.P. Kouwenhoven , H.S.J. van der Zant
Nano Letters, 9 (7), pp 2547–2552 (2009) arxiv

Tunable few-electron double quantum dots and Klein tunnelling in ultra-clean carbon nanotubes
G. A. Steele, G. Gotz, L. P. Kouwenhoven
Nature Nanotechnology 4, 363 – 367 (2009) arxiv

2008 and earlier

Real Time Electron Tunneling and Pulse Spectroscopy in Carbon Nanotube Quantum Dots
G. Gotz, G.A. Steele, W. Vos, L.P. Kouwenhoven
Nano Letters, 8 (11), p 4039 (2008) arxiv

Imaging Transport Resonances in the Quantum Hall Effect
G. A. Steele, R. C. Ashoori, L. N. Pfeiffer, K. W. West
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 136804 (2005) arxiv

Carbon nanotubes: Nonlinear high-Q resonators with strong coupling to single-electron tunneling
Harold B. Meerwaldt, Gary A. Steele, Herre S. J. van der Zant
Contribution to Fluctuating Nonlinear Oscillators
Oxford University Press, edited by Mark Dykman arxiv

Suspended carbon nanotubes coupled to superconducting circuits
Ben Schneider, PhD Thesis
Delft University of Technology, 2014

Carbon nanotubes as electromechanical resonators:
Single-electron tunneling, nonlinearity, and high-bandwidth readout

Harold Meerwaldt, PhD Thesis
Delft University of Technology, 2013

Physics of very small bandgap carbon nanotube quantum dots
Michiel Jol, MSc Thesis
Delft University of Technology, 2010

Modeling Quantum Dots in Realistic Carbon Nanotube Devices
Thomas Balder, MSc Thesis
Delft University of Technology, 2008

Imaging Transport Resonances in the Quantum Hall Effect
Gary Steele, PhD Thesis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006