Physics Books

Universal Themes of Bose-Einstein Condensation, N. Proukakis, D.W. Snoke, and P.B. Littlewood, eds. (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

D.W. Snoke, Electronics: A Physical Approach (Pearson, 2015).

Electronics: A Physical Approach, Errata (as of August 2016)

D.W. Snoke, Solid State Physics: Essential Concepts (Pearson, 2008).
(Second Edition coming in 2018; published by Cambridge University Press)

Solid State Physics: Essential Concepts, Errata (as of August 2016)

Bose-Einstein Condensation, A. Griffin, D.W. Snoke, and S. Stringari, eds. (Cambridge University Press, 1995; paperback edition 1996).

S.A. Moskalenko and D.W. Snoke, Bose-Einstein Condensation of Excitons and Biexcitons and Coherent Nonlinear Optics with Excitons (Cambridge University Press, 2000).

Complete Publication List

Downloadable Publications

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Recent Publications

D.W. Snoke and J. Keeling, "The new era of polariton condensates," Physics Today 70, 54 (October 2017). (feature article)

D. Myers, B. Ozden, M. Steger, K. West, L.N. Pfeiffer, and D.W. Snoke, "A polariton condensate dramatically increases photocurrent," (arXiv:1710.10920).

T. Gao, G. Li, E. Estrecho, T. C. H. Liew, D. Comber-Todd, A. Nalitov, M. Steger, K. West, L. Pfeiffer, D. Snoke, A. V. Kavokin, A. G. Truscott, and E. A. Ostrovskaya, "Chiral modes at exceptional points in exciton-polariton quantum fluids,"  (arXiv:1705.09752).

Y. Sun, Y. Yoon, S. Khan, L. Ge, L.N. Pfeiffer, K. West, H.E. Tureci, D.W. Snoke, and K.A. Nelson,  "Stable switching among high-order modes in polariton condensates,''  (arXiv:1602.03024).

E. Estrecho, T. Gao, N. Bobrovska, M. D. Fraser, M. Steger, L. Pfeiffer, K. West, T. C. H. Liew, M. Matuszewski, D. W. Snoke, A. G. Truscott, and E. A. Ostrovskaya, "Spontaneous condensation of exciton-polaritons in the single-shot regime,"  (arXiv:1705.00469)

D. Myers, J. Wuenschell, D. Snoke, L. Pfeiffer, and K. West, "Edge trapping of exciton-polariton condensates in etched microcavity pillars," Applied Physics Letters 110, 211104 (2017).

M. Steger, B. Fluegel, K. Alberi, A. Mascarenhas, D.W. Snoke, L.N. Pfeiffer, and K. West,  "Ultra-low threshold polariton condensation," Optics Letters 42, 1165 (2017).

C. Gautham, M. Steger, D.W. Snoke, K. West, and L.N. Pfeiffer, "Time-resolved two-photon excitation of long-lifetime polaritons,"  Optica 4, 118 (2017).

Y. Sun, P. Wen, Y. Yoon, G.-Q. Liu,  M. Steger, L.N. Pfeiffer, K. West, D.W. Snoke, and K.A. Nelson,  "Bose-Einstein condensation of long-lifetime polaritons in thermal equilibrium,''  Physical Review Letters 118, 016602 (2017). (highlighted by Viewpoint)

Y. Sun, Y. Yoon, M. Steger, G.-Q. Liu, L.N. Pfeiffer, K. West, D.W. Snoke, and K.A. Nelson, "Direct measurement of the polariton-polariton interaction strength," Nature Physics 13, 870 (2017).

J.K. Wuenschell, N.W. Sinclair, Z. Voros, D.W. Snoke, L. N. Pfeiffer, and K.W. West, "Darkening of interwell excitons in coupled quantum wells due to a stress-induced direct-to-indirect transition," Physical Review B 92, 235425 (2015).

M. Steger, C. Gautham, D.W. Snoke, L.N. Pfeiffer, and K. West, "Slow reflection and two-photon generation of microcavity exciton-polaritons," Optica 2, 1 (2015). (featured in Funsize Physics)

G.-Q. Liu, D.W. Snoke, A.J. Daley, L.N. Pfeiffer, and K. West, "A new type of half-quantum circulation in a macroscopic polariton spinor ring condensate," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 112, 2676 (2015).

D.W. Snoke and A. Daley, "The Question of Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Condensates," in Universal Themes of Bose-Einstein Condensation, (Cambridge University Press, 2017). (arXiv:1507.07456)

D.W. Snoke and G.M. Kavoulakis, "Bose-Einstein Condensation of Excitons in Cu2O: Progress over Thirty Years," Reports on Progress in Physics 77, 116501 (2014).

C. Gautham, D.W. Snoke, A. Rastelli, and O.G. Schmidt, "Time-resolved Two-photon Excitation of Dark States in Quantum Dots," Applied Physics Letters 104, 143114 (2014).

Alex Hayat, Christoph Lange, Lee A. Rozema, Rockson Chang, Shreyas Potnis, Henry M. van Driel, Aephraim M. Steinberg, Mark Steger, David W. Snoke, Loren N. Pfeiffer, and Kenneth W. West, "Enhanced Coherence between Condensates Formed Resonantly at Different Times," Optics Express 22, 30559 (2014).

M. Steger, G.-Q. Liu, B. Nelsen, C. Gautham, D.W. Snoke, R. Balili, L. Pfeiffer and K. West, "Long Range Ballistic Motion and Coherent Flow of Long Lifetime Polaritons," Physical Review B 88, 235314 (2013).

D.W. Snoke, "Dipole excitons in coupled quantum wells: toward an equilibrium exciton condensate," in Quantum Gases: Finite Temperature and Non-Equilibrium Dynamics (Vol. 1, Cold Atoms Series), N.P. Proukakis, S.A. Gardiner, M.J. Davis, and M.H. Szymanska, eds. (Imperial College Press, London, 2013).

D.W. Snoke and S.M. Girvin, "Dynamics of Phase Coherence Onset in Bose Condensates of Photons by Incoherent Phonon Emission," Journal of Low Temperature Physics 171, 1 (2013).

B. Nelsen, G.-Q. Liu, M. Steger, D.W. Snoke, R. Balili, K. West and L. Pfeiffer, "Dissipationless Flow and Sharp Threshold of a Polariton Condensate with Long Lifetime," Physical Review X 3, 041015 (2013).

D.W. Snoke, "Polariton Condensation and Lasing," in Exciton Polaritons in Microcavities (Springer Series in Solid State Sciences 172), V. Timofeev and D. Sanvitto, eds., (Springer, 2012).(arXiv:1205.5756)

D.W. Snoke, G.-Q. Liu, and S.M. Girvin, "The Basis of the Second Law of Thermodynamics in Quantum Field Theory," Annals of Physics 327, 1825 (2012).

A. Hayat, C. Lange, L.A. Rozema, A. Darabi, H.M. van Driel, Aephraim M. Steinberg, Bryan Nelsen, David W. Snoke, Loren N. Pfeiffer and Kenneth W. West, "Dynamic Stark effect in strongly coupled microcavity exciton-polaritons," Physical Review Letters 109, 033605 (2012).

M. Steger, C. Gautham, B. Nelsen, D. Snoke, L. Pfeiffer, and K. West, "Single Wavelength All Optical Switching based on Exciton Polaritons," Applied Physics Letters 101, 131104 (2012).

D.W. Snoke, "The Quantum Boltzmann Equation in Semiconductor Physics," Annalen der Physik 523, 87 (2011).

N.W. Sinclair, J.K. Wuenschell, Z. Voros, B. Nelsen, D. W. Snoke, M. H. Szymanska, A. Chin, J. Keeling, L.N. Pfeiffer and K.W. West, "Strain-induced Darkening of Trapped Excitons in Coupled Quantum Wells at Low Temperature," Physical Review B 83, 245304 (2011).

D.W. Snoke, "Coherence and Optical Emission from Bilayer Exciton Condensates," Advances in Condensed Matter Physics 2011, 938609 (2011).

David Snoke and Peter Littlewood, "Polariton condensates," (feature article) Physics Today 63, 42 (August, 2010).

V. E. Hartwell and D. W. Snoke, "Numerical simulations of the polariton kinetic energy distribution in GaAs quantum-well microcavity structures," Physical Review B 82, 075307 (2010).

Z. Voros, D.W. Snoke, L. Pfeiffer, and K. West, "Direct measurement of exciton-exciton interaction energy," Physical Review Letters 103, 016403 (2009) (Cover article).

B. Nelsen, R. Balili, D.W. Snoke, L. Pfeiffer, and K. West, "Lasing and Polariton Condensation: Two Distinct Transitions in GaAs Microcavities with Stress Traps," Journal of Applied Physics 105, 122414 (2009).

Last Updated August 23, 2016.