Saint Louis University

Dr. David S Wisbey

Dr. David Wisbey David S Wisbey
Department of Physics
College of Arts and Sciences
Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO 63103, USA.
phone: 314-977-2526


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Graduate Student

Jacob Brewster

Current Student Workers
Audrey Martin

Robert Shurtz

Research Interests

Quantum computing
Microwave resonators and amplifiers
Neutron detectors

Postdoctoral Fellowship

NIST, Boulder, CO 2008-2011


Ph.D., Condensed Matter Physics, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln 2008
M.S., Physics, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln 2005
B.A., Physics, Union College, Lincoln, NE 2002


M. R. Vissers, J. Gao, J. S. Kline, M. O. Sandberg, M. P. Weides, D. S. Wisbey, D. P. Pappas, "Characterization and in-situ monitoring of sub-stoichiometric adjustable superconducting critical temperature titanium nitride growth", Thin Solid Films 548, 485 (2013).

M. R. Vissers, J. Gao, M. O. Sandberg, S. M. Duff, D. S. Wisbey, K. D. Irwin, D. P. Pappas, "Proximity-coupled Ti/TiN multilayers for use in kinetic inductance detectors" Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 23, 232603 (2013).

J. Gao, M. R. Vissers, M. O. Sandberg, F. C. S. da Silva, S. W. Nam, D. P. Pappas, D. S. Wisbey, E. C. Langman, S. R. Meeker, B. A. Mazin, H. G. Leduc, J. Zmuidzinas, K. D. Irwin, "A titanium-nitride near-infrared kinetic inductance photon-counting detector and it anomalous electrodynamics", Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 142602, (2012).

M. Sandberg, M. R. Vissers, J. S. Kline, M. Weides, J. S. Gao, D. S. Wisbey, D. P. Pappas, "Etch induced microwave lasses in titanium nitride superconducting resonators", Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 26, 262605 (2012).

M. R. Vissers, J. S. Kline, J. S. Gao, D. S. Wisbey, D. P. Pappas, "Reduced microwave loss in trenched superconducting coplanar waveguides", Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 082602 (2012).

J. S. Kline, M. R. Vissers, F. C. S. da Silva, D. S. Wisbey, M. Weides, t. J. Weir, B. Turek, D. A. Braje, W. D. Oliver, Y. Shalibo, N. Katz, B.R. Johnson, T. A. Ohki, D. P. Pappas, "Sub-micrometer epitaxial Josephson junctions for quantum circuits.", Superconduc. Sci. Tech. 25, 025005 (2012).

M. P. Weides, J. S. Kline, 1 M. R. Vissers, M. O. Sandberg, D. S. Wisbey, B. R. Johnson, T. A. Ohki, D. P . Pappas, "Coherence in transmon qubit with epitaxial tunnel junctions", Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 262502 (2011).
D. P. Pappas, M. R. Vissers, D. S. Wisbey, J. S. Kline, J. S. Gao, "Two Level System Loss in Superconducting Microwave Resonators", IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond. 21, 871 (2011).

M. R. Vissers, J. Gao, D. S. Wisbey, D. A. Hite, C. C. Tsuei, A. D. Corcoles, M. Steffen, D. P. Pappas, "Low Loss Superconducting Titanium Nitride Coplanar Waveguide Resonators", Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 232509 (2010).

D. S. Wisbey, J. Gao, M. R. Vissers, F. C. S. Da Silva, J. S. Kline, L. Vale, D. P. Pappas, "Effect of metal/substrate interfaces on RF loss in superconducting coplanar waveguides", J. Appl. Phys. 108, 093918 (2010)

L. Yuan, D. S. Wisbey, S. T. Halloran, D. P. Pappas, F. C. S. da Silva, H. Z. Fardi, "Magnetization scissoring in aluminum/Permalloy microstructures", J. Appl. Phys. 106, 113919 (2009)

David S. Wisbey, N. Wu, D. Feng, A. N. Caruso, J. Belot, Ya. B. Losovyj, E. Vescovo, P. A. Dowben, "Induced Spin Polarization of Copper Spin ½ Molecular Layers", Phys. Lett.
A, 373, 484 (2009)

David Wisbey, N. Wu, Y. Losovyj, I. Ketsmana, A. N. Carusoc, D. Feng, J. Belot, Elio Vescovo, P. A. Dowben, "Radiation Induced Decomposition of the Metal-Organic Molecule Bis(4-cyano- 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-3,5-heptanedionato)copper(II)", Appl. Surf. Sci. 255, 3576 (2009)

David Wisbey, N. Wu, D. Feng, A. N. Caruso, J. Belot, Y. Losovyj, E. Vescovo, P. A. Dowben, "Interface-Induced Spin Dipole Ordering of the Copper Spin 1/2 Molecule: Bis(4-cyano-2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-3,5-heptanedionato)copper(II)" J. Phys. Chem. C 112, 13656 (2008)

N. Wu, R.F. Sabirianov, C.-G. Duan, W. N. Mei, David Wisbey, Ya. B. Losovyj, M. Manno, C. Leighton, En Cai, J. Zhang, P. A. Dowben, "The Surface Stability of CoS2(100)", J. Phys: Condens. Matter 20, 215231 (2008)

N. Wu, David Wisbey, T. Komesu, Z.X. Yu, M. Manno, L. Wang, C. Leighton, P.A. Dowben, "The kinetic energy dependent effective Debye temperature for CoS2 (100)", Phys. Lett. A, 372, 2484 (2008)

David Wisbey, D. Feng, M.T. Bremer, C.N. Borca, A.N. Caruso, C.M. Silvernail, J. Belot, E. Vescovo, "Electronic Structure of a Metal-Organic Copper Spin-1/2 Bis(4- cyano-2,2,6,6- tetramethyl-3,5-heptanedionato)copper(II)", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129, 6249 (2007)

Z.X. Yu, M.A. Van Hove, S.Y. Tong, David Wisbey, Ya.B. Losovyj, N. Wu, M. Manno, L. Wang, C. Leighton, W.N. Mei, P.A. Dowben, "The structure of the CoS2(100)-(1X1) surface", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 19, 156223 (2007)

N. Wu, Ya.B. Losovyj, David Wisbey, K. Belashchenko, M. Manno, L. Wang, C. Leighton, P.A. Dowben, "The Electronic Band Structure CoS2", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 19, 156224 (2007)

D.Q. Feng, David Wisbey, Ya.B. Losovyj, Y. Tai, M. Zharnikov, P.A. Dowben, "Electronic structure and polymerization of a self-assembled monolayer with multiple arene rings", Phys. Rev. B 74, 165425 (2006)

D.Q. Feng, David Wisbey, Y. Tai, Ya.B. Losovyj, M. Zharnikov, P.A. Dowben, "Abnormal Temperature Dependence of Photoemission Intensity Mediated by Thermally Driven Reorientation of a Monomolecular Film", J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 1095 (2006)

H.-J. Jeong, R. Skomski, David Wisbey, P.A. Dowben, "Magnon-plasmon interactions", Phys. Lett. A 341, 508 (2005)

Ya.B. Losovyj, I.N. Yakovkin, H.-J. Jeong, David Wisbey, P.A. Dowben, "Lattice stiffening transition in gadolinium chains in furrowed (112) surfaces", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 16, 4711 (2004).

Ya.B. Losovyj, David Wisbey, P.A. Dowben, "The photoemission from the gadolinium submonolayers on W(112)", Synchrotron Radiation in Natural Science 3, N1-2, 76 (2004).

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