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Yonatan Kahn

Yonatan Kahn

Yonatan Kahn

Physics & Sensing Lead Team Member

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Areas of expertise: HEP Physics

Thrust: Science

Dr. Yonatan Kahn is a theoretical physicist whose research is focused on dark matter and its detection strategies. Currently an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Dr. Kahn previously held postdoctoral positions at the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP) at the University of Chicago and Princeton University.

Dr. Kahn received his Ph.D. in 2015 from MIT under the supervision of Jesse Thaler. With SQMS, Dr. Kahn is exploring detection of axions, gravitational waves and light-by-light scattering with SRF cavities.