Katja C. Nowack

Assistant Professor
Physics, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

524 Clark Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-6029

Katja C. Nowack

Assistant Professor
Physics, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Experimental condensed matter physics; scanning probe microscopy; magnetic imaging; quantum materials

Current Research Interest

Topological phases of matter; imaging current with high spatial resolution; exotic electronic transport in van der Waals materials; development of new scanning probes

Distinction

United States Department of Energy Early Career Award
Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft Kavli Delft Thesis Prize 

Selected Publications

Spanton, Eric M., Katja C. Nowack, Lingjie Du, Rui-Rui Du, and Kathryn A. Moler. “Images of Edge Current in InAs/GaSb Quantum Wells.” Physical Review Letters 113 (2014): 026804.

Nowack, Katja C., 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, and Kathryn A. Moler. “Imaging Currents in HgTe Quantum Wells in the Quantum Spin Hall Regime.” Nature Materials 12 (2013): 787-791. 

Cornell Research Website Article

SQUIDs for a Toolbox of Sensors