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E.L. Nichols Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Dynamical properties of intrinsic localized modes are studied in micromechanical arrays, in anharmonic crystals, in electrical transmission lines and in magnetic solids.
- Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics (LASSP)
The exploration of energy localization in discrete nonlinear lattices, both classical and quantum mechanical, is an ongoing focus.
Collaborators in this research: Nick Agladze, Vladimir Hizhnyakov, John Page, and Masayuki Sato.
Intrinsic Localized Modes in Anharmonic Crystals, Sievers AJ, Takeno S, Physical Review Letters 61, 970-973, (1988)
Optical Studies of Vibrational Properties of Disordered Solids, Barker AS, Sievers AJ, Reviews of Modern Physics 47, S1-S179, Suppl. 2 (1975)
Nonlinear Optical Properties of Periodic Laminar Structures, Bloembergen N, Sievers AJ, Applied Physics Letters 17, 483-486 (1970)
Colloquium: Nonlinear energy localization and its manipulation in micromechanical oscillator arrays, Sato, M; Hubbard, BE; Sievers, AJ, Reviews of Modern Physics 78, 137-157 (2006)
Stationary and Moving Intrinsic Localized Modes in One-Dimensional Monatomic Lattices with Cubic and Quartic Anharmonicity, Bickham, SR; Kiselev, SA; Sievers, AJ, Physical Review B 47, 14206-14211 (1993)
Observation of Coherent Transition Radiation, Happek U, Sievers AJ, Blum EB, Physical Review Letters 67, 2962-2965 (1991)
Far Infrared Antiferromagnetic Resonance In MnO and NiO, Sievers, AJ; Tinkham, M, Physical Review 129, 1566-1571 (1963)