Publication list and ISI citation information can be found at my ResearcherID page.


  • Imaging the real space structure of the spin fluctuations in an iron-based superconductor
    Shun Chi, Ramakrishna Aluru, Stephanie Grothe, A. Kreisel, Udai Raj Singh, Brian M. Andersen, W. N. Hardy, Ruixing Liang, D. A. Bonn, S. A. Burke & Peter Wahl, Nat. Comms 8, 15996 (2017) [link:OA]


  • Acoustic buffeting by infrasound in a low vibration facility
    B. P. MacLeod, J. E. Hoffman, S. A. Burke, D. A. Bonn, Rev. Sci. Instr. 87, 093901 (2016) [link]
  • Dispersing artifacts in FT-STS: a comparison of set point effects across acquisition modes
    A. J. Macdonald, Y.-S. Tremblay-Johnston, S. Grothe, S. Chi, P Dosanjh, S. Johnston, S. A. Burke, Nanotechnology 27, 414004 (2016) [link], [arXiv]
  • Adsorption of PTCDA and C60 on KBr(001): electrostatic interaction versus electronic hybridization
    Qian Jia, Zhi-Xin Hu, Wei Ji, Sarah A. Burke, Hong-Jun Gao, Peter Grütter and Hong Guo, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18, 11008-11016 (2016) [link]


  • Pronounced polarization-induced energy level shifts at boundaries of organic semiconductor nanostructures
    K.A. Cochrane, A. Schiffrin, T.S. Roussy, M. Capsoni & S.A. Burke, Nature Comm. 6, 8312 (2015) [link:OA]
  • Long- versus Short-Range Scattering in Doped Epitaxial Graphene
    C. Straßer, B. M. Ludbrook, G. Levy, A. J. Macdonald, S. A. Burke, T. O. Wehling, K. Kern, A. Damascelli, and C. R. Ast, NanoLett 15, 2825-2829 (2015) [link]


  • Sign inversion in the superconducting order parameter of LiFeAs inferred from Bogoliubov quasiparticle interference
    Shun Chi, S. Johnston, G. Levy, S. Grothe, R. Szedlak, B. Ludbrook, Ruixing Liang, P. Dosanjh, S. A. Burke, A. Damascelli, D. A. Bonn, W. N. Hardy, and Y. Pennec, Phys. Rev. B 89, 104522 (2014) [link]
  • Development of a General Undergraduate Estimation Skills Survey (GUESS)
    Andrew Macdonald, Sarah Burke, Cynthia Heiner, Physics Education Research Conference (PERC) proceeding 2014 [link]


  • Quantifying Many-Body Effects by High-Resolution Fourier Transform Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy
    S. Grothe, S. Johnston, Shun Chi, P. Dosanjh, S. A. Burke, and Y. Pennec, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 246804 (2013) [link]


  • Bound states of defects in superconducting LiFeAs studied by scanning tunneling spectroscopy
    S. Grothe, Shun Chi, P. Dosanjh, Ruixing Liang, W. N. Hardy, S. A. Burke, D. A. Bonn, and Y. Pennec, Phys. Rev. B 86, 174503 (2012) [link]
  • Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Superconducting LiFeAs Single Crystals: Evidence for Two Nodeless Energy Gaps and Coupling to a Bosonic Mode
    Shun Chi, S. Grothe, Ruixing Liang, P. Dosanjh, W. N. Hardy, S. A. Burke, D. A. Bonn, and Y. Pennec, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 087002 (2012) [link]

Pre-UBC publications:

  • Tailoring the Morphology and Dewetting of an Organic Thin Film
    J. M. Topple, S. A. Burke, W. Ji, S. Fostner , A. Tekiel , and P. Grrütter, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115 (1), pp 217-224 (2011) [link]
  • Noise in combined optical microscopy and dynamic force spectroscopy: Toward in vivo hydration measurements
    J. M. LeDue, M. Lopez-Ayon, Y. Miyahara, S. A. Burke, and P. Grütter, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 28, C4C15 (2010) [link]
  • Strain-Induced Pseudo-Magnetic Fields Greater Than 300 Tesla in Graphene Nanobubbles
    N. Levy, S. A. Burke, K. L. Meaker, M. Panlasigui, A. Zettl, F. Guinea, A. H. Castro Neto, M. F. Crommie, Science 329 no. 5991 pp. 544-547 (2010) [link]
  • Silicon nanostencils with integrated support structures
    Shawn Fostner, Sarah A. Burke, Jessica Topple, Jeffrey M. Mativetsky, Jean Beerens, Peter Grütter, Microelectronic Engineering 87 652 (2010) [link]
  • Determination of the local contact potential difference of PTCDA on NaCl: a comparison of techniques
    S.A. Burke, J.M. LeDue, Y. Miyahara, J.M. Topple, S. Fostner, P. Grütter, Nanotechnology 20 264012 (2009) [link]
  • High Q optical fiber tips for NC-AFM in liquid
    J.M. LeDue, M. Lopez-Ayon, S.A. Burke, Y. Miyahara, P. Grütter, Nanotechnology 20 264018 (2009) [link]
  • High-resolution investigation of metal nanoparticle growth on an insulating surface
    Jeffrey M. Mativetsky, Shawn Fostner, Sarah A. Burke, Peter Grütter, PRB 80 045430 (2009) [link]
  • Molecular dewetting on insulators
    S.A. Burke, J.M. Topple, P. Grütter, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 21 423101 (2009) [link]
  • Relating the Functional Properties of an Organic Semiconductor to Molecular Structure by nc-AFM
    Sarah A. Burke, Jeffrey M. LeDue, Jessica M. Topple, Shawn Fostner, Peter Grütter, Advanced Materials 21 2029 (2009) [link]
  • Thin film evolution: Dewetting dynamics of a bimodal molecular system
    J.M. Topple, S.A. Burke, S. Fostner, P. Grütter, PRB 79 205414 (2009) [link]
  • Comment on 'Temperature dependence of the energy dissipation in dynamic force microscopy'
    S.A. Burke, P. Grütter, Nanotechnology, 19 398001 (2008) [link]
  • Strain Induced Dewetting of a Molecular System: Bimodal Growth of PTCDA on NaCl
    S.A. Burke, W.Ji, J.M. Mativetsky, J.M. Topple, S. Fostner, H.-J. Gao, H. Guo, P. Grütter, PRL, 100 186104 (2008) [link]
  • The role of charge-induced defects in the growth of gold on an alkali halide surface
    Jeffrey M. Mativetsky, Shawn Fostner, Sarah A. Burke, Peter Grutter, Surface Science 602(4) L21-L24 (2008). [link]
  • C60 on alkali halides: Epitaxy and morphology studied by noncontact AFM
    S.A. Burke, J.M. Mativetsky, S. Fostner, P. Grütter, PRB 76 035419 (2007). [link]
  • Nanoscale Pits as Templates for Building a Molecular Device
    Jeffrey M. Mativetsky, Sarah A. Burke, Shawn Fostner, Peter Grutter, Small, 3(5) 818-821 (2007). [link]
  • Templated growth of 3,4,9,10-perylenetetracarboxylic dianhydride molecules on a nanostructured insulator
    Jeffrey M. Mativetsky, Sarah A. Burke, Shawn Fostner, Peter Grutter, Nanotechnology, 18 105303 (2007). [link]
  • Use of an electron-beam evaporator for the creation of nanostructured pits in an insulating surface
    Jeffrey M. Mativetsky, Yoichi Miyahara, Shawn Fostner, Sarah A. Burke, Peter Grutter, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 233121 (2006). [link]
  • Nucleation and Submonolayer Growth of C60 on KBr
    S.A. Burke, J.M. Mativetsky, R. Hoffman, P. Grütter, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 096102 (2005). [link]
  • Molecular Resolution imaging of C60 on Au(111) by non-contact atomic force micrsocopy
    J.M. Mativetsky, S.A. Burke, R. Hoffman, Y. Sun, P. Grütter, Nanotechnology (special issue: NC-AFM conference proceedings), 15 S40-S43 (2004). [link]
  • Dynamical Modelling of STM Manipulations of Molecules on Surfaces
    J.M. LeDue, H.J. Kreuzer, S.A. Burke, M.H. Jericho, J.C. Neima, Surface Science, 538, L465-L470 (2003). [link]
  • Atomic force microscopy and theoretical considerations of surface properties and turgor pressures of bacteria
    X. Yao, J. Walter, S. Burke, S. Stewart, M.H. Jericho, D. Pink, R. Hunter, T.J. Beveridge, Colloids and Surfaces B, 23 213-230 (2002). [link]

last updated july 2017