Alex Hayat



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PhD: Electrical Engineering, Technion (2011)
MSc: Electrical Engineering, Technion (2007)
BSc: Electrical Engineering, Technion (2003)

Nano Main Field: Ultrafast and quantum devices

Research Interests
• Superconductor-semiconductor quantum devices
• Topological insulator nanoelectronic devices
• Exciton–polariton devices in semiconductor nanostructures

Selected Publications
E. Cancellieri, A. Hayat, A. M. Steinberg, E. Giacobino, A. Bramati , “Ultra-fast Stark-induced polaritonic switches ” , Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 053601 (2014).
A. Hayat, H-Y. Kee, K. S. Burch, A. M. Steinberg “ Cooper-pair based photon entanglement without isolated emitters. ”, Phys. Rev. B, 89, 094508 (2014).
A. Hayat, P. Zareapour, S.Y.F. Zhao, A.Jain, I.G. Savelyev, M. Blumin, Z. Xu, A.Yang, G. D. Gu, H. E. Ruda, S. Jia, R. J. Cava, A. M. Steinberg, and K. S. Burch “ Hybrid high-temperature superconductor-semiconductor tunnel diode. ” Phys. Rev. X 2, 041019 (2012).
P. Zareapour, A. Hayat, S.Y.F. Zhao, M. Kreshchuk, A. Jain, D. C. Kwok, N. Lee, S.-W. Cheong, Z. Xu, A. Yang, G. D. Gu, R. J. Cava, K.S. Burch, “ Proximity-induced high-temperature superconductivity in topological insulators Bi2Se3 and Bi2Te3 ” Nature Commun. 3, 1056 (2012).. Hayat, C. Lange, L. A. Rozema, A. Darabi, H. M. van Driel, A. M. Steinberg, B. Nelsen, D. W. Snoke, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, “. Dynamic Stark effect in strongly coupled microcavity exciton-polaritons. ” Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 033605 (2012).

Fellowships & Prizes
Alon Fellowship – Israel Council for Higher Education (2014)
John C. Polanyi Prize in Physics (2012)
NSERC Howard Alper Prize (2011)
European Physical Society QEO PhD Thesis Prize (2011)
International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Young Author Award (2008)
Hershel Rich Innovation Award (2008)