J. C. Séamus Davis

Bio Outline


  • Advisory Committee Chair
  • Quantum Materials


  • Cornell University
Department of Physics


  • United States


PhD (Physics), University of California, Berkeley
BSc (Physics), University College Cork


Séamus Davis is a physicist whose active research is focused on macroscopic quantum physics, including studies of superconductors, superfluids, supersolids, spin liquids, monopole liquids and heavy fermions.


Science and Technology Award, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2013

H. Kamerlingh-Onnes Prize, 2009

Fritz London Memorial Prize, 2005

Outstanding Performance Award, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2001

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 1996

Relevant Publications

Hunt, B. et al. "Evidence for a ‘Superglass’ State in Solid 4He." Science 324 (2009): 632.

Chuang, T-M. et al. "Nematic Electronic Structure in the ‘Parent’ State of Iron-based Superconductor Ca(Fe1-xCox)2As2." Science 327 (2010): 181.

Schmidt, A.R. et al. "Imaging the Fano Lattice to Hidden Order transition in URu2Si2." Nature 465 (2010): 570.

Fujita, K. et al. "Direct phase-sensitive identification of a d-symmetry form factor density wave in underdoped cuprates." Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 111 (2014): e3026.

Fujita, K. et al. "Simultaneous Transitions in Cuprate Momentum-Space Topology and Electronic Symmetry Breaking." Science 344, no. 612 (2014).


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