Aashish Clerk

Aashish Clerk received an undergraduate degree in mathematics and physics from the University of Toronto in 1996, and a Ph.D. in physics from Cornell University in 2001. After carrying out postdoctoral research at Yale University, he joined McGill University in 2004 where he is now an associate professor of physics and a Canada Research Chair. His interests involve the theory of quantum noise and quantum measurements in quantum electronic systems, with a particular focus on quantum electromechanical and optomechanical systems, and superconducting circuits. He was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan fellowship in 2007.

Aashish Clerk Published January 17, 2012

Atomic and Molecular Physics | Quantum Physics

A technique from ion spectroscopy reveals the quantum nature of a mechanical system at low temperature.