Yoichi Miyahara, Ph. D.
Research Associate




















Department of Physics
McGill University
Rutherford building, Rm-428
3600 rue University, Montreal
H3A 2T8 Quebec, Canada
tel. +1-514-398-6536
e-mail: miyahara at physics.mcgill.ca
             yoichi.miyahara at mcgill.ca
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Quantum State Readout of Individual Quantum Dots by Electrostatic Force Detection


Main Research Interests

  • Nanoelectronics
    • Quantum dot devices
    • Quantum information processing
  • Molecular electronics
    • Single molecule electronics
    • Organic electronics
  • Nanomechanics
    • Atomic scale indentation
    • Atomic scale contact
  • Scanning probe microscopy instrumentation
    • Electric force microscopy
    • Kelvin probe force microscopy
    • Frequency modulation mode AFM
    • Self-sensing/actuating probe
  • Micro/Nano electromechanical systems

Recent updates

  • Book chapter on dissipation modulated KPFM published A book entitled "Kelvin probe force microscopy: From single charge detection to device characterization" has been published. The chapter I authored, "Dissipation modulated Kelvin probe force microscopy method" is included
    Posted Mar 15, 2018, 6:33 AM by Yoichi Miyahara
  • Upcoming talk at APS march meeting K01.00003 : "Single molecule measurements of fully quantum redox reactions at metal-molecule interface"Session K01: Advances in Scanned Probe Microscopy III, 8:00 AM–11:00 AM, Wednesday, March ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2018, 12:46 PM by Yoichi Miyahara
  • upcoming talks at AVS 64 symposium, "Quantum State Readout of Individual Quantum Dots by Electrostatic Force Detection", in Room 10 at 16:40-17:00at 2017 MRS Fall meeting, "Local Carrier ...
    Posted Oct 4, 2017, 3:03 PM by Yoichi Miyahara
  • Paper on force-gradient sensitive dissipation modulated Kelvin probe force microscopy published in Appl. Phys. Lett. "Force-gradient sensitive Kelvin probe force microscopy by dissipative electrostatic force modulation"Yoichi Miyahara and Peter GrutterAppl. Phys. Lett. 110, 163103 (2017)
    Posted Apr 21, 2017, 7:09 AM by Yoichi Miyahara
  • Paper on force-gradient sensitive dissipation KPFM technique accepted for publication in Applied Physics Letters "Force-gradient sensitive Kelvin probe force microscopy by dissipative electrostatic force modulation"Yoichi Miyahara and Peter Grutter, Appl. Phys. Lett.
    Posted Apr 10, 2017, 2:11 PM by Yoichi Miyahara
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