We are an experimental atomic physics group using ultracold gases to probe exotic quantum phases of matter and many-body spin dynamics.


Tabi with a completed vacuum chamber
2019 May 31

Bon Voyage, Tabi!

Tabi is leaving to spend some time in the UK, followed by a semester abroad. On her last day in the lab this year, we sealed up the spectroscopy vacuum chamber and pumped it down to just below \(10^{-4}\) Pa. Great work, and see you in 2020!

labsnacks box from Thorlabs
2019 May 14

First Labsnacks Box!

Our first order from Thorlabs arrived today. My initial excitement was dampened by the confusion of all the students: "Is this... American food?".

lab space ready for summer research
2019 May 13

Summer research begins

A warm welcome to the newest members of the lab: Tabitha, Rishav, and Devendra! This summer, they'll build some of the foundations of the lab infrastructure: lab monitoring sensors, experimental control software, and a vacuum chamber for saturated absorption spectroscopy.

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Positions available

Are you an undergrad interested in experimental physics? Are you a recent graduate looking for technical experience? Are you a recent Ph.D. with interest in a small-college environment? Positions are available for summer projects, research during the semester, capstones, research assistants, and postdocs.