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J.C. Séamus Davis Physicist

J.C. Séamus Davis’ active research is focused upon macroscopic quantum physics including studies of superconductors, superfluids, supersolids, spin liquids, monopole liquids and heavy fermions.


The Science and Technology Award of Brookhaven National Lab, 2013.

The H. Kamerlingh-Onnes Prize, 2009.

The Fritz London Memorial Prize, 2005.

The Outstanding Performance Award of the Lawrence Berkeley Nat. Lab, 2001.

The Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 1996.

Relevant Publications

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

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

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

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

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



Advisory Committee Chair Quantum Materials


Cornell UniversityDepartment of Physics


PhD (Physics) University of California at Berkeley

BSc (Physics) Univerity College Cork, Ireland


United States

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