Entries by Manfra Group Operations

Open Position // Epitaxy Research Scientist

June 15, 2022 The Quantum Semiconductor Systems Group at Purdue University under the direction of Prof. Michael J. Manfra is searching for an Epitaxy Research Scientist to drive innovation in our III-V semiconductor molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) growth facilities. Check out the job description HERE. Candidates should apply at Purdue Careers. 

Dr. James Nakamura announced the winner of the 2022 Lee Osheroff Richardson (LOR) Science Prize from Oxford Instruments!

March 2, 2022Congratulations to Dr. James Nakamura, who was announced the winner of the 2022 Lee Osheroff Richardson (LOR) Science Prize from Oxford Instruments! He is being recognized for “the first direct observation of anyonic braiding statistics for quasiparticles at the v=1/3 fractional quantum Hall state.” Read more in the Oxford press release, Oxford Instruments […]

Purdue News // Manfra group demonstrates bulk-edge coupling of anyons

January 18, 2022Research team under Prof. Michael Manfra is the subject of Purdue News press release, Researchers at Purdue demonstrate bulk-edge coupling of anyons. They are being recognized for recent Nature Communications publication, Impact of bulk-edge coupling on observation of anyonic braiding statistics in quantum Hall interferometers. The new publication provides confirmation for their 2020 […]

Purdue News // Prof. Manfra to receive the 2021 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award

October 20, 2021Prof. Michael Manfra was announced as the 2021 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award recipient in Purdue News press release, Three professors to receive Purdue’s most prestigious research awards. He is being recognized for a 2020 landmark experiment, conducted by Prof. Manfra and his research team, that found evidence for fractional statistics of quasiparticles […]

Anyonic braiding research obtains global recognition from the Falling Walls Foundation

July 2021Prof. Michael Manfra selected as a finalist and honoree of the Falling Walls Foundation in the Physical Sciences because of techniques and measurements leading to the direct observation of anyonic braiding statistics developed by his Prof. Manfra’s team including the extraordinary work of postdoctoral researcher, Dr. James Nakamura. [Purdue University News Article - July […]