` Publications from The Simon Lab at The University of Chicago



Clai Owens, Margaret G. Panetta, Brendan Saxberg, Gabrielle Roberts, Srivatsan Chakram, Ruichao Ma, Andrei Vrajitoarea, Jonathan Simon, David Schuster, "Chiral Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics" arXiv: 2109.06033, (2021)

R. O. Umucalılar, Jonathan Simon, Iacopo Carusotto, "Autonomous stabilization of photonic Laughlin states through angular momentum potentials" arXiv: 2105.06751, (2021)

Matt Jaffe, Lukas Palm, Claire Baum, Lavanya Taneja, and Jonathan Simon, "Aberrated optical cavities" Physical Review A 104, 013524, (2021)


Logan W Clark, Nathan Schine, Claire Baum, Ningyuan Jia and Jonathan Simon, "Observation of Laughlin states made of light" Nature 582, 41-45, (2020)

Mark Stone, Aziza Suleymanzade, Lavanya Taneja, David Schuster and Jonathan Simon, "Optical mode conversion in coupled Fabry-Pérot resonators" Optics Letters 46, 21-24, (2020)

Iacopo Carusotto, Andrew Houck, Alicia J. Kollár, Pedram Roushan, David Schuster, and Jonathan Simon, "Photonic materials in circuit quantum electrodynamics" Nature Physics 16, 268–279, (2020)

Aziza Suleymanzade, Alexander Anferov, Mark Stone, Ravi K. Naik, Jonathan Simon, and David Schuster, "A tunable High-Q millimeter wave cavity for hybrid circuit and cavity QED experiments" Applied Physics Letters 116, 104001, (2020)

Alexander Anferov, Aziza Suleymanzade, Andrew Oriani, Jonathan Simon and David Schuster, "Millimeter-Wave Four-Wave Mixing via Kinetic Inductance for Quantum Devices" Physical Review Applied 13, 024056, (2020)


Logan W Clark, Ningyuan Jia, Nathan Schine, Claire Baum, Alexandros Georgakopoulos, Jonathan Simon, "Interacting Floquet Polaritons" Nature 571, 532–536, (2019)

Tomoki Ozawa, Hannah M Price, Alberto Amo, Nathan Goldman, Mohammad Hafezi, Ling Lu, Mikael Rechtsman, David Schuster, Jonathan Simon, Oded Zilberberg, Iacopo Carusotto, "Topological Photonics" Rev. Mod. Phys. 91, 015006, (2019)

Ruichao Ma, Brendan Saxberg, Clai Owens, Nelson Leung and Yao Lu, Jonathan Simon and David Schuster, "A Dissipatively Stabilized Mott Insulator of Photons" Nature 566, 51–57, (2019)

Nathan Schine, Michelle Chalupnik, Tankut Can, Andrey Gromov, Jonathan Simon, "Measuring Electromagnetic and Gravitational Responses of Photonic Landau Levels" Nature 565, 173-179, (2019)

Leon Lu, Ningyuan Jia, Lin Su, Clai Owens, Gediminas Juzeliunas, David Schuster, Jonathan Simon, "Probing the Berry Curvature and Fermi Arcs of a Weyl Circuit" Physical Review B 99, 020302, (2019)


Alexandros Georgakopoulos, Ariel Sommer, Jonathan Simon, "Theory of Interacting Cavity Rydberg Polaritons" Quantum Science and Technology, 4, 1, (2018)

Ningyuan Jia, Nathan Schine, Alexandros Georgakopoulos, Albert Ryou, Ariel Sommer, Jonathan Simon, "A Strongly Interacting Polaritonic Quantum Dot" Nature Physics 14, 550, (2018)

Peter Ivanov, Fabian Letscher, Jonathan Simon, Michael Fleischhauer, "Adiabatic flux insertion and growing of Laughlin states of cavity Rydberg polaritons" Physical Review A 98, 013847, (2018)

Jia Ningyuan, Nathan Schine, Alexandros Georgakopoulos, Albert Ryou, Ariel Sommer, Jonathan Simon, "Photons and polaritons in a broken-time-reversal non-planar resonator" Physical Review A 97, 013802, (2018)

Clai Owens, Aman LaChapelle, Brendan Saxberg, Brandon Anderson, Ruichao Ma, Jonathan Simon, David I Schuster, "Quarter-Flux Hofstadter Lattice in Qubit-Compatible Microwave Cavity Array" Physical Review A 97, 013818, (2018)


Ruichao Ma, Clai Owens, Andrew Houck, David I Schuster, Jonathan Simon, "An Autonomous Stabilizer for Incompressible Photon Fluids and Solids" Physical Review A 95, 043811, (2017)

Albert Ryou, Jonathan Simon, "Active Cancellation of Acoustical Resonances with an FPGA FIR Filter" Review of Scientific Instruments Volume 88, 1, (2017)

Ruichao Ma, Clai Owens, Aman LaChapelle, David I Schuster, Jonathan Simon, "Hamiltonian tomography of photonic lattices" Physical Review A 95, 062120, (2017)


Nathan Schine, Albert Ryou, Andrey Gromov, Ariel Sommer, Jonathan Simon, "Synthetic Landau levels for photons" Nature 534, 671-5, (2016)

Ariel Sommer, Jonathan Simon, "Engineering photonic Floquet Hamiltonians through Fabry-Perot resonators" New Journal of Physics 3, 035008, (2016)

Jia Ningyuan, Alexandros Georgakopoulos, Albert Ryou, Nathan Schine, Ariel Sommer, Jonathan Simon, "Observation and characterization of cavity Rydberg polaritons" Physical Review A 93, 041802, (2016)

Brandon M Anderson, Ruichao Ma, Clai Owens, David I Schuster, Jonathan Simon, "Engineering Topological Many-Body Materials in Microwave Cavity Arrays" Physical Review X 4, 041043, (2016)


Philipp M Preiss, Ruichao Ma, M Eric Tai, Jonathan Simon, Markus Greiner, "Quantum gas microscopy with spin, atom-number, and multilayer readout" Physical Review A 4, 041602, (2015)

Ariel Sommer, Hans Peter B{"u}chler, Jonathan Simon, "Quantum Crystals and Laughlin Droplets of Cavity Rydberg Polaritons" arXiv:1506.00341 ,, (2015)

Jia Ningyuan, Clai Owens, Ariel Sommer, David Schuster, Jonathan Simon, "Time-and site-resolved dynamics in a topological circuit" Physical Review X 2, 021031, (2015)


Andrew J Daley, Jonathan Simon, "Effective three-body interactions via photon-assisted tunneling in an optical lattice" Physical Review A 5, 053619, (2014)


Hannes Pichler, Johannes Schachenmayer, Jonathan Simon, Peter Zoller, Andrew J Daley, "Noise-and disorder-resilient optical lattices" Physical Review A 5, 051605, (2012)

Jonathan Simon, Markus Greiner, "Condensed-matter physics: A duo of graphene mimics" Nature 7389, 282-284, (2012)


Jonathan Simon, Waseem S Bakr, Ruichao Ma, M Eric Tai, Philipp M Preiss, Markus Greiner, "Quantum simulation of antiferromagnetic spin chains in an optical lattice" Nature 7343, 307-312, (2011)

Haruka Tanji-Suzuki, Wenlan Chen, Renate Landig, Jonathan Simon, Vladan Vuletic, "Vacuum-induced transparency" Science 6047, 1266-1269, (2011)

Ruichao Ma, M Eric Tai, Philipp M Preiss, Waseem S Bakr, Jonathan Simon, Markus Greiner, "Photon-assisted tunneling in a biased strongly correlated Bose gas" Physical review letters 9, 095301, (2011)

Waseem S Bakr, Philipp M Preiss, M Eric Tai, Ruichao Ma, Jonathan Simon, Markus Greiner, "Orbital excitation blockade and algorithmic cooling in quantum gases" Nature 7378, 500-503, (2011)

Haruka Tanji-Suzuki, Ian D Leroux, Monika H Schleier-Smith, Marko Cetina, Andrew T Grier, Jonathan Simon, Vladan Vuletic, "Interaction between atomic ensembles and optical resonators: classical description" arXiv preprint arXiv:1104.3594 ,, (2011)


Waseem S Bakr, Amy Peng, M Eric Tai, Ruichao Ma, Jonathan Simon, Jonathon I Gillen, Simon Foelling, Lode Pollet, Markus Greiner, "Probing the superfluid--to--mott insulator transition at the single-atom level" Science 5991, 547-550, (2010)


Haruka Tanji, Saikat Ghosh, Jonathan Simon, Benjamin Bloom, Vladan Vuletic, "Heralded single-magnon quantum memory for photon polarization states" Physical Review Letters 4, 043601, (2009)

Haruka Tanji, Jonathan Simon, Saikat Ghosh, Benjamin Bloom, Vladan Vuletic, "Heralded atomic-ensemble quantum memory for photon polarization states" Physica Scripta T135, 014010, (2009)


Haruka Tanji, Jonathan Simon, Saikat Ghosh, Vladan Vuletic, "Simplified measurement of the Bell parameter within quantum mechanics" arXiv preprint arXiv:0801.4549, (2008)


Jonathan Simon, Haruka Tanji, James K Thompson, Vladan Vuletic, "Interfacing collective atomic excitations and single photons" Physical review letters 18, 183601, (2007)

Jonathan Simon, Haruka Tanji, Saikat Ghosh, Vladan Vuletic, "Single-photon bus connecting spin-wave quantum memories" Nature Physics 11, 765-769, (2007)

Vladan Vuletic, James K Thompson, Adam T Black, Jonathan Simon, "External-feedback laser cooling of molecular gases" Physical Review A 5, 051405, (2007)


James K Thompson, Jonathan Simon, Huanqian Loh, Vladan Vuletic, "A high-brightness source of narrowband, identical-photon pairs" Science 5783, 74-77, (2006)

Huanqian Loh, Yu-Ju Lin, Igor Teper, Marko Cetina, Jonathan Simon, James K Thompson, Vladan Vuletic, "Influence of grating parameters on the linewidths of external-cavity diode lasers" Applied optics 36, 9191-9197, (2006)