Group Papers


Dissipation and diffusion in one-dimensional solids
H. Mahalingam, B. A. Olsen, A. Rodin
Physical Review Research 5, 033044 (2023)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevResearch.5.033044, arXiv:2305.06027, (download pdf)

Emergent s-wave interactions between identical fermions in quasi-one-dimensional geometries
K. G. Jackson, C. J. Dale, J. Maki, K. G. S. Xie, B. A. Olsen, D. J. M. Ahmed-Braun, S. Zhang, and J. H. Thywissen
Physical Review X 13, 021013 (2023)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevX.13.021013, arXiv:2206.10415, (download pdf)

Minimal model of drag in one-dimensional crystals
H. Mahalingam, Z. W. Yap, B. A. Olsen, A. Rodin
Physical Review Research 5, 013053 (2023)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevResearch.5.013053, arXiv:2209.06065, (download pdf)


Microscopic theory of thermalization in one dimension with nonlinear bath coupling
A. Rodin, B. A. Olsen, M. Choi, and A. Tan
Physical Review Research 4, 033057 (2022) (Editor's Suggestion)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevResearch.4.033057, arXiv:2205.00673, (download pdf)


Probing open- and closed-channel p-wave resonances
D. J. M. Ahmed-Braun, K. G. Jackson, S. Smale, C. J. Dale, B. A. Olsen, S. J. J. M. F. Kokkelmans, P. S. Julienne, and J. H. Thywissen
Physical Review Research 3, 033269 (2021)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevResearch.3.033269, arXiv:2101.02700, (download pdf)


Observation of a Transition Between Dynamical Phases in a Quantum Degenerate Fermi Gas
S. Smale, P. He, B. A. Olsen, K. G. Jackson, H. Sharum, S. Trotzky, J. Marino, A. M. Rey, and J. H. Thywissen
Science Advances 5, eaax1568, (2019)
doi:10.1126/sciadv.aax1568, arxiv:1806.11044, (download pdf), (download SM pdf)


Observation of Quantum-Limited Spin Transport in Strongly Interacting Two-Dimensional Fermi Gases
C. Luciuk, S. Smale, F. Böttcher, H. Sharum, B. A. Olsen, S. Trotzky, T. Enss, and J. H. Thywissen
Physical Review Letters 118, 130405 (2017)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.130405, (download pdf)


1D to 3D Crossover of a Spin-Imbalanced Fermi Gas
M. C. Revelle, J. A. Fry, B. A. Olsen, and R. G. Hulet
Physical Review Letters 117, 235301 (2016)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.235301, arXiv:1605.06986, (download pdf)


Phase diagram of a strongly interacting spin-imbalanced Fermi gas
B. A. Olsen, M. C. Revelle, J. A. Fry, D. E. Sheehy, and R. G. Hulet
Physical Review A 92, 063616 (2015)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.92.063616, arXiv:1508.06362, (download pdf)


Spin-velocity correlations of optically pumped atoms
R. Marsland III, B. H. McGuyer, B. A. Olsen, and W. Happer
Physical Review A 86, 023404 (2012)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.86.023404, arXiv:1302.6894, (download pdf)

Cusp kernels for velocity-changing collisions
B. H. McGuyer, R. Marsland III, B. A. Olsen, and W. Happer
Physical Review Letters 108, 183202 (2012)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.183202, arXiv:1302.2397, (download pdf)


Optical pumping and spectroscopy of Cs vapor at high magnetic field
B. A. Olsen, B. Patton, Y.-Y. Jau, and W. Happer
Physical Review A 84, 063410 (2011)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.84.063410, (download pdf)

Transfer of spin angular momentum from Cs vapor to nearby Cs salts through laser-induced spin currents
K. Ishikawa, B. Patton, B. A. Olsen, Y.-Y.Jau, and W. Happer
Physical Review A 83, 063410 (2011)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.83.063410, (download pdf)

Temperature-insensitive laser frequency locking near absorption lines
N. Kostinski, B. A. Olsen, R. Marsland III, B. H. McGuyer, and W. Happer
Review of Scientific Instruments 82, 033114 (2011)
doi:10.1063/1.3574221, (download pdf)

Capstone Theses


Pranshu Dave
Design and Characterization of a Laser System for Dual Isotopes of Lithium for Use in Ultracold Atom Experiments

M. Zirdi Syukur
Design, Simulation, and Fabrication of Bias-Curvature Electromagnets for Cold Atom Experiments


Reni Chng Cai Lok
We’re Running on Sunshine: Methods of Communicating the Physics of Solar Energy


Rishav Koirala
Designing a Zeeman Slower and Lasers for Cooling and Trapping Lithium Atoms in a Magneto-Optical Trap