Hello, my name is Francisco Machado and I am a graduate student at UC Berkeley working with Prof. Norman Yao.

Born and raised in Coimbra, Portugal, I started my undergraduate at the University of Coimbra, and after a year transfered to MIT, where I've been since.

Recent pre-prints and published works (for an always updated list see arxiv ):

  1. Emergent hydrodynamics in Floquet quantum systems,
    Bingtian Ye, Francisco Machado, Christopher David White, Roger S. K. Mong, Norman Y. Yao,

  2. Imaging stress and magnetism at high pressures using a nanoscale quantum sensor,
    S. Hsieh, P. Bhattacharyya, C. Zu, T. Mittiga, T. J. Smart, Francisco Machado, B. Kobrin, T. O. Höhn, N. Z. Rui, M. Kamrani, S. Chatterjee, S. Choi, M. Zaletel, V. V. Struzhkin, J. E. Moore, V. I. Levitas, R. Jeanloz, N. Y. Yao,

  3. An improved Lieb-Robinson bound for many-body Hamiltonians with power-law interactions,
    Dominic V. Else, Francisco Machado, Chetan Nayak, Norman Y. Yao,

  4. Imaging the local charge environment of nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond,
    Thomas Mittiga, Satcher Hsieh, Chong Zu, Bryce Kobrin, Francisco Machado, Prabudhya Bhattacharyya, Nicholas Rui, Andrey Jarmola, Soonwon Choi, Dmitry Budker, Norman Y. Yao ,
    PRL (2018) and arXiv:1809.01668 (with a Viewpoint)

  5. Exponentially Slow Heating in Short and Long-range Interacting Floquet Systems,
    Francisco Machado, Gregory D. Meyer, Dominic Else, Chetan Nayak, Norman Y. Yao,

  6. Shaping Polaritons to Reshape Selection Rules,
    Francisco Machado, Nicholas Rivera, Hrvoje Buljan, Marin Soljačić, Ido Kaminer,

  7. An analysis of the evolving comoving number density of galaxies in hydrodynamical simulations, Paul Torrey, Sarah Wellons, Francisco Machado, Brendan Griffen, Dylan Nelson, Vicente Rodriguez-Gomez, Ryan McKinnon, Annalisa Pillepich, Chung-Pei Ma, Mark Vogelsberger, Volker Springel, and Lars Hernquist,
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 454(3):2770–2786, 2015