John Shumway
Associate Professor
ASU Department of Physics
PO Box 871504 • Tempe • AZ •
852871504
PSF 336 • 480 9652674 • Fax 480 9657954
john.shumway@asu.edu
Education
 Ph. D. in Physics, University of Illinois 1999
Dissertation Title: Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations of Electrons and Holes
Advisor: David Ceperley  M. S. in Physics, University of Missouri–Columbia 1995
Thesis Title: Simulation of Vortex Motion with Pinning and Surfaces
Advisor: Sashi Satpathy  B. S. in Physics , University of Missouri–Columbia 1993
Professional Appointments
 Associate Professor, Arizona State University, Dept. of Physics, 2007–present.
 Visiting Scientist, Cornell University, Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics, 2008–2009.
 Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, Dept. of Physics, 2001–2007.
 Postdoctoral Researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, 1999–2001.
Publications

S. Chang, S. Huang, H. Liu, P. Zhang, F. Liang, R. Akahori, S. Li, B. Gyarfas, J. Shumway, B. Ashcroft, J. He, and S. Lindsay,
“Chemical recognition and binding kinetics in a functionalized
tunnel junction,”
Nanotechnology
23 , 235101 (2012).  J. Shumway and M. J. Gilbert, “Effects of Fermion Flavor on Exciton Condensation in Double Layer Systems,” Phys. Rev. B 85, 033103, (2012).
 S. A. Khairallah, J. Shumway, and E. W. Dreager, “Path Integral Calculations of the Hydrogen Hugoniot Using Augmented Nodes,” arXiv:1108.1711.
 P. G. McDonald, J. Shumway, and I. Galbraith, “Lateral spatial switching of excitons using vertical electric fields in semiconductor quantum rings,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 97, 173101 (2010) (cover image). (arXiv:1007.3975)
 Jesper Pedersen, Lei Zhang, Matthew J. Gilbert, and J. Shumway, “Path integral study of the role of correlation in exchange coupling of spins in double quantum dots and optical lattices,” J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 22, 145301 (2010). (arXiv:0809.0038, pdf download 10 pp. 2.2 MB).
 S. Baur, J. Shumway, and E. J. Mueller, “FFLO vs BoseFermi mixture in polarized 1D Fermi gas on a Feshbach resonance: a 3body study,” Phys. Rev. A 81, 033628 (2010). (arXiv:0902.4653).
 J. Shumway and M. J. Gilbert, “Formation and Transport of Correlated Electron States at Room Temperature in Graphene Bilayers,” ECS Transactions 28, 29–37 (2010). (pdf download 10 pp. 12.8 MB).
 M. J. Gilbert and J. Shumway, “Probing quantum coherent states in bilayer graphene,” J. Comput. Electron. 8, 51–59 (2009). (pdf download, 10 pp. 3.3 MB).
 Sutharsan Ketharanathan, Sourabh Sinha, John Shumway, and Jeff Drucker, “Electron charging in epitaxial Ge quantum dots on Si(001),” J. Appl Phys. 105, 044312 (2009).
 Daejin Shin, MingChak Ho, and J. Shumway, “Ab inito path integral techniques for molecules,” submitted to J. Chem. Phys. (pdf download 9 pp. 256 KB, quantph/0611105)
 M. Wimmer, S. V. Nair, and J. Shumway, "Biexciton recombination rates in selfassembled quantum dots," Phys. Rev. B 73, 165305 (2006). (condmat/0512603)
 J. Shumway and Matthew J. Gilbert, "Path Integral Monte Carlo Simulations of Nanowires and Quantum Point Contacts," J. Phys.: Conf. Series 35, 190196 (2006). (pdf download 4 pp. 832 KB)
 J. Shumway, "Quantum Monte Carlo Simulation of ExcitonExciton Scattering in a GaAs/AlGaAs Quantum Well," Physica E 32, 273276 (2006). (pdf download 4 pp. 298 KB, condmat/0512467)
 Michael McKay, John Shumway, and Jeff Drucker, "Realtime coarsening dynamics of Ge/Si(100) nanostructures," J. Appl. Phys. 99, 094305 (2006).
 J. Shumway and D. M. Ceperley, "Quantum Monte Carlo Methods in the Study of Nanostructures," in Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, edited by Michael Rieth and Wolfram Schommers, Volume 3: pp. 605–641, ISBN: 1588830454 (American Scientific Publishers, 2006) (pdf download, 49 pp, 1.1 MB).
 J. Shumway, "AllElectron Path Integral Monte Carlo Simulations of Small Atoms and Molecules," pp. 181195 in Computer Simulations Studies in Condensed Matter Physics XVII, edited by D. P. Landau, S. P. Lewis, and H. B. Schütter, (Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin, 2006) (pdf download 15 pp. 1.65 MB).
 Michael R. Mckay, Jeff Drucker, and John Shumway, “RealTime Coarsening Dynamics of Ge/Si(100) Nanostructures Using Elevated Temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscopy," in Stability of Thin Films and Nanostructures , edited by R.P. Vinci, R. Schwaiger, A. Karim, and V. Shenoy (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 854E, Warrendale, PA , 2005), U4.6.
 M. Harowitz, Daejin Shin, and J. Shumway, "PathIntegral Quantum Monte Carlo Techniques for SelfAssembled Quantum Dots," J. of Low Temp. Phys. 140, 211226 (2005). (pdf download 16 pp. 987 KB)
 M. Harowitz and J. Shumway, "Path Integral Simulations of Charged Multiexcitons in InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Dots," pp.697698 in Physics of Semiconductors: 27th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, edited by José Menéndez and Chris G. Van de Walle (AIP 2005). (pdf download 2 pp. 242 KB)
 J. Shumway, "A Quantum Monte Carlo Method for NonParabolic Electron Bands in Semiconductor Heterostructures," J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, 25632570 (2005).
 Gabriel Bester, Alex Zunger, and J. Shumway "BrokenSymmetry and Quantum Entanglement of an exciton in InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Dot Molecules," Phys. Rev. B 71, 075325 (2005).
 J. Shumway and D. M. Ceperley, "Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations of Excitonic Condensates," Solid State Communications, 134, 1922 (2005).
 G. Bester, J. Shumway, and A. Zunger, "Theory of excitonic spectra and entanglement engineering in dot molecules," Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 047401 (2004). (condmat/0406725).
 D. V. Regelman, E. Dekel, D. Gershoni, E. Ehrenfreund, A. J. Williamson, J. Shumway, A. Zunger, W. V. Schoenfeld, and P. M. Petroff, "Optical spectroscopy of single quantum dots at tunable positive, neutral, and negative charge states," Phys. Rev. B 64, 165301 (2001). (condmat/0105589).
 J. Shumway, A. J. Williamson, Alex Zunger, A. Passaseo, M. DeGiorgi, R. Cingolani, M. Catalano, P. Crozier," Electronic structure consequences of In/Ga intermixing selfassembled InGaAs/GaAs alloy quantum dots," Phys. Rev. B 64 125302 (2001).
 J. Shumway, A. Franceschetti, and Alex Zunger, "Correlation versus meanfield contributions to excitons, multiexcitons, and charging energies in semiconductor quantum dots," Phys. Rev. B 63, 155316 (2001). ( condmat/0012050).
 J. Shumway and D. M. Ceperley, "Quantum Monte Carlo treatment of elastic excitonexciton scattering," Phys. Rev. B, 63, 165209 (2001). (condmat/9907309).
 J. Shumway, L. R. C. Fonseca, J. P. Leburton, Richard M. Martin, and D. M. Ceperley, "Electronic structure of selfassembled quantum dots: comparison between density functional theory and diffusion quantum Monte Carlo," Physica E 8, 260268 (2000). ( condmat/0003140).
 J. Shumway and D. M. Ceperley, "Path integral Monte Carlo simulations for fermion systems: pairing in the electronhole plasma," J. Phys. IV France 10, Pr53  Pr516 (2000). (condmat/9909434).
 J.P. Leburton, L. R. C. Fonseca, S. Nagaraja, J. Shumway, D. M. Ceperley, and R. M. Martin, "Electronic structure and many body effects in selfassembled quantum dots," J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 11, 59535967 (1999).
 J.P. Leburton, L. R. C. Fonseca, J. Shumway, R. M. Martin, and D. M. Ceperley, "Electronic Properties and MidInfrared Transitions SelfAssembled Quantum Dots," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 38, 357365 (1999).
 J. Shumway and S. Satpathy, "Dynamics of flux penetration and critical currents in typeII superconductors," Phys. Rev. B 56, 103106 (1997).
 J. Shumway, S. Chattopadhyay, and S. Satpathy, "Electron states and electronphonon coupling in the BEDTTTFbased organic superconductors," Phys. Rev. B 53,66776681 (1996).
 J. Shumway and S. Satpathy, "Polarizationdependent optical properties of C_{70}," Chem. Phys. Lett. 211, 595600 (1993).