Dr Christopher Baker

ARC DECRA Fellow

Physics
Faculty of Science
c.baker3@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53436

Overview

Research Interests

  • Optomechanics, photonics, superfluidity

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Universit� Paris-Diderot - Paris VII

Publications

  • He, Xin, Harris, Glen I., Baker, Christopher G., Sawadsky, Andreas, Sfendla, Yasmine L., Sachkou, Yauhen P., Forstner, Stefan and Bowen, Warwick P. (2020). Strong optical coupling through superfluid Brillouin lasing. Nature Physics, 16 (4), 417-421. doi: 10.1038/s41567-020-0785-0

  • Sachkou, Yauhen P., Baker, Christopher G., Harris, Glen I., Stockdale, Oliver R., Forstner, Stefan, Reeves, Matthew T., He, Xin, McAuslan, David L., Bradley, Ashton S., Davis, Matthew J. and Bowen, Warwick P. (2019). Coherent vortex dynamics in a strongly interacting superfluid on a silicon chip. Science, 366 (6472), 1480-1485. doi: 10.1126/science.aaw9229

  • Bekker, Christiaan, Kalra, Rachpon, Baker, Christopher and Bowen, Warwick P. (2017). Injection locking of an electro-optomechanical device. Optica, 4 (10) 301920, 1196-1204. doi: 10.1364/OPTICA.4.001196

  • Gil-Santos, E., Labousse, M., Baker, C., Goetschy, A., Hease, W., Gomez, C., Lemaitre, A., Leo, G., Ciuti, C. and Favero, I. (2017). Light-mediated cascaded locking of Multiple nano-optomechanical oscillators. Physical Review Letters, 118 (063605) 063605. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.063605

  • Gil-Santos, Eduardo, Baker, Christopher, Lemaitre, Aristide, Gomez, Carmen, Leo, Giuseppe and Favero, Ivan (2017). Scalable high-precision tuning of photonic resonators by resonant cavity-enhanced photoelectrochemical etching. Nature Communications, 8 (1) 14267, 14267.1-14267.7. doi: 10.1038/ncomms14267

  • Harris, G. I., McAuslan, D. L., Sheridan, E., Sachkou, Y., Baker, C. and Bowen, W. P. (2016). Laser cooling and control of excitations in superfluid helium. Nature Physics, 12 (8), 788-793. doi: 10.1038/nphys3714

  • Gil-Santos, E., Baker, C., Nguyen, D. T., Hease, W., Gomez, C., Lemaitre, A., Ducci, S., Leo, G. and Favero, I. (2015). High-frequency nano-optomechanical disk resonators in liquids. Nature Nanotechnology, 10 (9), 810-816. doi: 10.1038/nnano.2015.160

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Ding, Lu, Baker, Christophe, Andronico, Alessio, Parrain, David, Senellart, Pascale, Lemaitre, Aristide, Ducci, Sara, Leo, Giuseppe and Favero, Ivan (2014). Gallium arsenide disk optomechanical resonators. Handbook of optical microcavities. (pp. 381-440) edited by Choi, Anthony H. W.. Boca Raton, FL USA: Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd.. doi: 10.1201/b17366-12

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • He, Xin, Baker, Christopher, Sachkou, Yauhen, Sawadsky, Andreas, Forstner, Stefan, Sfendla, Yasmine and Bowen, Warwick (2018). Phonon confinement by the force of light. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2018, Hong Kong, China, July 29 - August 3 2018. Washington, DC United States: OSA - The Optical Society. doi: 10.1364/cleopr.2018.tu3f.3

  • Bekker, Christiaan, Baker, Christopher, Kalra, Rachpon and Bowen, Warwick P. (2017). Inertial injection locking in an electro-optomechanical system. Frontiers in Optics 2017, Washington, D.C., United States, 18–21 September 2017. Washington, D.C.: OSA - The Optical Society. doi: 10.1364/FIO.2017.FTh3B.1

  • Gil-Santos, Eduardo, Baker, Christophe, Dac Trung Nguyen, Hease, William, Gomez, Carmen, Lemaitre, Aristide, Ducci, Sara, Leo, Giuseppe and Favero, Ivan (2016). Nano-optomechanical disk resonators operating in liquids for sensing applications. 29th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China, 24-28 January 2016. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/MEMSYS.2016.7421603

  • McAuslan, D. L., Harris, G. I., Baker C., Sachkou Y. and Bowen, W. P. (2016). Superfluid optomechanics. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, Busan, Korea, 24-28 August 2015. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. doi: 10.1109/CLEOPR.2015.7375887

  • Harris, G. I., McAuslan, D. L., Baker, C., Sachkou, Y., Sheridan, E., Duan, Z. and Bowen, W. P. (2015). Optomechanics with superfluid helium-4. CLEO: QELS Applications and Technology (CLEO QELS 2015), San Jose, CA, United States, 10-15 May 2015. Washington, DC, United States: Optical Society of America (OSA). doi: 10.1364/CLEO_AT.2015.JTh5B.2

  • Parrain, D., Nguyen, D. T., Baker, C., Senellart, P., Lemaitre, A., Leo, G., Ducci, S. and Favero, I. (2013). Non-linear Optomechanical Resonators based on Gallium Arsenide. Nonlinear Optics 2013, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, United States, 21–26 July 2013. Washington, DC United States: Optical Society of America. doi: 10.1364/nlo.2013.nw3b.5

  • Baker, C., Parrain, D., Senellart, P., Lemaitre, A., Ducci, S., Leo, G. and Favero, I. (2012). GaAs nano-optomechanical systems. Laser Science 2012, Rochester, New York, United States, 14–18 October 2012. Washington, D.C., United States: OSA. doi: 10.1364/ls.2012.lth2h.4

  • Baker, C., Ding, L., Senellart, P., Lemaitre, A., Ducci, S., Leo, G. and Favero, I. (2011). GaAs disks optomechanics. European Quantum Electronics Conference, EQEC 2011, , , May 22, 2011-May 26, 2011.

  • Baker, C., Ding, L., Senellart, P., Lemaitre, A., Ducci, S., Leo, G. and Favero, I. (2011). GaAs disks optomechanics. Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2011, , , October 16, 2011-October 20, 2011.

  • Baker, C., Ding, L., Senellart, P., Lemaitre, A., Ducci, S., Leo, G. and Favero, I. (2011). GaAs disks optomechanics. 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO EUROPE/EQEC 2011, , , May 22, 2011-May 26, 2011. IEEE. doi: 10.1109/cleoe.2011.5943653

  • Baker, C., Ding, L., Senellart, P., Lemaitre, A., Ducci, S., Leo, G. and Favero, I. (2011). GaAs disks optomechanics. Frontiers in Optics 2011 , San Jose, California, United States , 16–20 October 2011. Washington, D.C., United States: OSA. doi: 10.1364/fio.2011.ftun1

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

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Possible Research Projects

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