Nathan Finney

  • Program Years: 2015-2019
  • Academic Institution: Columbia University
  • Field of Study: Micro/Nanoscale Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: James Hone
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2016)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University (projected February 2021); M.Phil. Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, 2019; M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, 2017; M.A. Physics and General Science Education, Teachers College, 2

Current Status

  • Status: Employed as a Senior Design Engineer at ASML in Wilton, CT
  • Research Area: Micro/Nanoscale Engineering and Condensed Matter Physics


Enhanced Tunable Second Harmonic Generation from Twistable Interfaces and Vertical Superlattices in Boron Nitride Homostructures. Kaiyuan Yao, Nathan R. Finney, Jin Zhang, Samuel L. Moore, Lede Xian, Nicolas Tancogne-Dejean, Fang Liu, Jenny Ardelean, Xinyi Xu, Dorri Halbertal, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, Hector Ochoa, Ana Asenjo-Garcia, Xiaoyang Zhu, D. N. Basov, Angel Rubio, Cory R. Dean, James Hone, P. James Schuck. arxiv preprint arXiv:2006.13802 (2020), accepted for pub. (2021)

Moiréless correlations in ABCA graphene. Alexander Kerelsky, Carmen Rubio-Verdú, Lede Xian, Dante M. Kennes, Dorri Halbertal, Nathan Finney, Larry Song, Simon Turkel, Lei Wang, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, James Hone, Cory Dean, Dmitri N. Basov, Angel Rubio, and Abhay N. Pasupathy. PNAS 118 (4),,(2021)

Moire metrology of energy landscapes in van der Waals heterostructures. Dorri Halbertal, Nathan R. Finney, Sai S. Sunku, Alexander Kerelsky, Carmen Rubio-Verde‚ Sara Shabani, Lede Xian, Stephen Carr, Shaowen Chen, Charles Zhang, Lei Wang, Derick Gonzalez-Acevedo, Alexander S. McLeod, Daniel Rhodes, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Efthimios Kaxiras, Cory R. Dean, James C. Hone, Abhay N. Pasupathy, Dante M. Kennes, Angel Rubio & D. N. Basov. Nature Communications volume 12, Article number: 242 (2021)

Dual-gated graphene devices for near-field nano-imaging. Sai S. Sunku, Dorri Halbertal, Rebecca Engelke, Hyobin Yoo, Nathan R. Finney, Nicola Curreli, Guangxin Ni, Cheng Tan, Alexander S. McLeod, Chiu Fan Bowen Lo, Cory R. Dean, James C. Hone, Philip Kim, Dmitri N. Basov. arxiv preprint arXiv:2011.10198 (2020), in-submission

Excitons in strain-induced one-dimensional moire potentials at transition metal dichalcogenide heterojunctions. Yusong Bai, Lin Zhou, Jue Wang, Wenjing Wu, Leo J. McGilly, Dorri Halbertal, Chiu Fan Bowen Lo, Fang Liu, Jenny Ardelean, Pasqual Rivera, Nathan R. Finney, Xu-Chen Yang, D. N. Basov, Wang Yao, Xiaodong Xu, James Hone, Abhay N. Pasupathy & X.-Y. Zhu. Nature Materials volume 19, pages 1068-1073 (2020)

Visualization of moire superlattices. Leo J McGilly, Alexander Kerelsky, Nathan R Finney, Konstantin Shapovalov, En-Min Shih, Augusto Ghiotto, Yihang Zeng, Samuel L Moore, Wenjing Wu, Yusong Bai, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Massimiliano Stengel, Lin Zhou, James Hone, Xiaoyang Zhu, Dmitri N Basov, Cory Dean, Cyrus E Dreyer, Abhay N Pasupathy. Nature Nanotechnology volume 15, pages 580-584 (2020)

Tunable crystal symmetry in graphene-boron nitride heterostructures with coexisting moire superlattices. Nathan R. Finney, Matthew Yankowitz, Lithurshanaa Muraleetharan, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, Cory R. Dean, James Hone. Nature Nanotechnology volume 14, pages 1029-1034 (2019)

An ultrafast symmetry switch in a Weyl semimetal. Edbert J. Sie, Clara M. Nyby, C. D. Pemmaraju, Su Ji Park, Xiaozhe Shen, Jie Yang, Matthias C. Hoffmann, B. K. Ofori-Okai, Renkai Li, Alexander H. Reid, Stephen Weathersby, Ehren Mannebach, Nathan Finney, Daniel Rhodes, Daniel Chenet, Abhinandan Antony, Luis Balicas, James Hone, Thomas P. Devereaux, Tony F. Heinz, Xijie Wang & Aaron M. Lindenberg. Nature volume 565, pages 61-66 (2019).

Engineering the structural and electronic phases of MoTe2 through W substitution. D. Rhodes, D.A. Chenet, B.E. Janicek, C. Nyby, Y. Lin, W. Jin, D. Edelberg, E. Mannebach, N. Finney, A. Antony, T. Schiros, T. Klarr, A. Mazzoni, M. Chin, Y. Chiu, W. Zheng, Q.R. Zhang, F. Ernst, J.I. Dadap, X. Tong, J. Ma, R. Lou, S. Wang, T. Qian, H. Ding, R.M. Osgood Jr, D.W. Paley, A.M. Lindenberg, P.Y. Huang, A.N. Pasupathy, M. Dubey, J. Hone, L. Balicas. American Chemical Society Nano Letters, February 2017, 17 (3), pp. 1616-1622

Design, Fabrication, and Test of a Superconducting Dipole Magnet Based on Tilted Solenoids. S. Caspi, D.R. Dietderich, P. Ferracin, N.R. Finney, M.J. Fuery, S.A. Gourlay, A.R. Hafalia. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity Volume 17, Issue 2, June 2007 Page(s): 2266-2269