Brett Barwick

Associate Professor of Physics, Harrison E. Farnsworth 1918 Chair in Physics

[email protected]
920-748-8132
Office: Farr Hall 108

  • Basic Information
  • Awards & Honors
  • Publications
  • Presentations
  • Professional Experience

Basic Information

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • B.S., Doane College

Awards & Honors

  • Center for Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellow, 2012-2013
  • Sigma Xi, 2008
  • Preparing Future Faculty Fellow, 2006
  • Graduate Student Representative on the Physics Graduate Committee, 2005-2007
  • Avery Summer Fellowship, 2003
  • Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Memorial Scholarship, 1998-2006

Patents

  • Ahmed H. Zewail, Brett Barwick, David J. Flannigan, PHOTON INDUCED NEAR FIELD ELECTRON MICROSCOPE AND BIOLOGICAL IMAGING SYSTEM. U.S. Patent US8429761 B2, Apr 23, 2013.

Grants Awarded

  • CT Space Grant Faculty Travel, 2015.
  • CT Space Grant, “Point projection ultrafast electron microscopy: Following dynamics at the atomic scale," 2014.
  • Swiss National Science Federation International Short Visit Award, 2014.
  • CT Space Grant, “Point projection ultrafast electron microscopy: Following dynamics at the atomic scale, 2012.

Publications

(*=student co-authors)

  • Ultrafast electron microscopy for investigating fundamental physics phenomena.” Prawesh Dahal*, Akrit Mudvari*, Aashwin Basnet*, Parker W. Brown*, Brett Barwick. Proc. SPIE Ultrafast Nonlinear Imaging and Spectroscopy IV, (2016) 995604.
  • “Imaging and controlling plasmonic interference fields at buried interfaces” Tom T.A. Lummen, Raymond J. Lamb, Gabriele Berruto, Thomas Lagrange, Lucal Dal Negro, F. Javier García de Abajo, Damien McGrouther, Brett Barwick, Fabrizio Carbone, Nature Communications, 7 (2016) 13156.
  • “Electron diffraction by plasmon waves” F. Javier Garcia de Abajo, Brett Barwick, Fabrizio Carbone, Physical Review B, 94 (2016) 041404(R) Rapid Communications.
  • "Photonics and plasmonics in 4D ultrafast electron microscopy" Brett Barwick and Ahmed H. Zewail, ACS Photonics, (2015) 10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00427.
  • Ultrafast point projection electron microscope.” Pratistha Shakya* and Brett Barwick. Microsc. Microanal. 21 (Suppl 3), (2015) Paper No. 0405.
  • Creating electron vortex beams with light.” Jonathan Handali*, Pratistha Shakya* and Brett Barwick. Optics Express, 23 (2015) 5236-5243.
  • Imaging the interference pattern of a quantized plasmonic near-field” L. Piazza, E. Quinonez*, T.T.A. Lummen, Y. Murooka, B.W. Reed, B. Barwick & F. Carbone. Nature Communications, 6 (2015) 6407.
  • Femtosecond photoelectron point projection microscope” Erik Quinonez*, Jonathan Handali* and Brett Barwick. Review of Scientific Instruments, 84 (2013) 103710.
  • Design and implementation of a fs-resolved transmission electron microscope based on thermionic gun technology” Luca Piazza, Daniel Joseph Masiel, Thomas Bradley LaGrange, Bryan W. Reed, Brett Barwick and Fabrizio Carbone. Chemical Physics, 423 (2013) 79–84.
  • Biological Imaging with 4D Ultrafast Electron Microscopy” David J. Flannigan, Brett Barwick and Ahmed H. Zewail. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107 (2010) 9933-9937.
  • Photon Induced Near-Field Electron Microscopy” Brett Barwick, David J. Flannigan and Ahmed H. Zewail. Nature, 462 (2009) 902-906.
  • Direct Observation of Martensitic Phase Transformation Dynamics in Iron by 4D Single-Pulse Electron Microscopy” Hyun Soon Park, Oh-Hoon Kwon, J. Spencer Baskin, Brett Barwick, and Ahmed H. Zewail. Nano Letters, 9 (2009) 3954-3962.
  • “4D ultrafast electron microscopy: Imaging of atomic motions, acoustic resonances, and moiré fringe dynamics” Hyun Soon Park, J. Spencer Baskin, Brett Barwick, Oh-Hoon Kwon, and Ahmed H. Zewail. Ultramicroscopy, 110 (2009) 7-19.
  • Temporal lenses for attosecond and femtosecond electron pulses” Shawn Hilbert, Cornelis Uiterwaal, Brett Barwick, Herman Batelaan and Ahmed H. Zewail. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106 (2009) 10558. (Also featured in Aug. 2009 issue of Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science)
  • EELS Femtosecond Resolved in 4D Ultrafast Electron Microscopy
    Fabrizio Carbone, Brett Barwick, Oh-Hoon Kwon, Hyun Soon Park, J. Spencer Baskin and Ahmed H. Zewail. Chemical Physics Letters, 468 (2009) 107. (Cover Article)
  • Nanoscale Mechanical Drumming Visualized by 4D Electron Microscopy” Oh-Hoon Kwon, Brett Barwick, Hyun Soon Park, J. Spencer Baskin and Ahmed H. Zewail. Nano Letters, 8 (2008) 3557. (Cover Article)
  • 4D Imaging of Transient Structures and Morphologies in Ultrafast Electron Microscopy” Brett Barwick, Hyun Soon Park, Oh-Hoon Kwon, J. Spencer Baskin and Ahmed H. Zewail. Science, 322 (2008) 1227.
  • Aharonov-Bohm phase shifts induced by laser pulses” Brett Barwick and Herman Batelaan. New Journal of Physics, 10 (2008) 083036.
  • 4D Visualization of embryonic, structural crystallization by single-pulse microscopy” Oh-Hoon Kwon, Brett Barwick, Hyun Soon Park, J. Spencer Baskin, and Ahmed H. Zewail. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105 (2008) 8519.
  • Macroscopic test of the Aharonov-Bohm effect” Adam Caprez, Brett Barwick and Herman Batelaan. Physical Review Letters, 99 (2007) 210401. (Cover Article) (Featured in News and Views section of Nature 452, (2008) 298)
  • “A high repetition rate time-of-flight electron energy analyzer” S.A. Hilbert, B. Barwick, M. Fabrikant, C.J.G.J. Uiterwaal and Herman Batelaan. Applied Physics Letters, 91 (2007) 173506.
  • Laser induced ultrafast electron emission from a field emission tip” Brett Barwick, Chris Corder, James Strohaber, Nathan Chandler-Smith, Cornelis J. Uiterwaal and Herman Batelaan. New Journal of Physics, 9 (2007) 142.
  • A measurement of electron-wall interactions using transmission diffraction
    from nanofabricated gratings
    ” Brett Barwick, Glen Gronniger, Lu Yuan, Sy-Hwang Liou and Herman Batelaan. Journal of Applied Physics, 100 (2006) 074322. (Also featured in Oct. 30, 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology)
  • A three-grating electron interferometer” Glen Gronniger, Brett Barwick and Herman Batelaan. New Journal of Physics, 8 (2006) 224.
  • Electron diffraction from free-standing, metal-coated transmission gratings ” Glen Gronniger, Brett Barwick, Tim Savas, Dave Pritchard, Alex Cronin and Herman Batelaan. Applied Physics Letters, 87 (2005) 124104.
  • Focused-laser interferometric position sensor” Stephen J. Friedman, Brett Barwick and Herman Batelaan. Review of Scientific Instruments, 76 (2005) 123106.

Presentations

  • Michigan State University, Condensed Matter Seminar “Capturing snapshots of quantum mechanics at work in plasmonic nanostructures with ultrafast electron microscopy," 2017.
  • SPIE Optics and Photonics, “Ultrafast electron microscopy for investigating fundamental physics phenomena”, San Diego, CA, 2016.
  • IFEXS; “Creating electron vortex beams with light”, Triestre, IT, 2016.
  • Workshop on Femtosecond Transmission Electron Microscopy, “Imaging at the nm and fs scales with ultrafast electron microscopy (UEM)”, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2013
  • Crystal & Graphene Science Symposium-2012, “Imaging ultrafast dynamics in carbon nanotubes and graphite at the nm and fs scales with ultrafast electron microscopy”, Waltham, MA, 2012.
  • Frontiers of Electron Microscopy in Materials Science Conference, "Imaging at the nm and fs Scales with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy (UEM)”, Sonoma, CA, 2011.
  • Electron Microscopy and Multi-scale Modeling Conference, "Imaging at the nm and fs Scales with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy (UEM)”, Tahoe City, CA, 2011.
  • Wesleyan University Physics Colloquium, "Imaging at the nm and fs Scales with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy (UEM)," 2011.
  • Trinity College Chemistry Colloquium, "Imaging at the nm and fs Scales with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy (UEM)," 2011.
  • UW-Eau Claire Physics Colloquium, "Imaging at the nm and fs Scales with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy (UEM)," 2010.
  • Trinity College Physics Colloquium, "Imaging at the nm and fs Scales with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy (UEM)," 2010.
  • Kansas State Physics Colloquium, "Imaging at the nm and fs Scales with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy (UEM)," 2010.

Professional Experience

  • Journal Reviewer for:
    • Nature Communications
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
    • European Journal of Physic-Applied Physics Micron
    • Scientific Reports
    • Structural Dynamics
    • Ultramicroscopy
    • Journal of the Optical Society of America B
  • Grant Reviewer for:
    • DOE
    • NSF
    • Swiss National Science Foundation
    • Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research