We use laser cooling and trapping techniques to produce ultracold gases of lithium atoms. These gases can be used to study exotic phases of matter and spin systems far from equilibrium.

 electronic components on a PCB

Lab & Equipment

Space, Tools, & Techniques

red laser and optics

Laser Cooling & Trapping

The basics of making laser-cooled atomic gases

spin density difference maps indicate phase separation

Exotic Quantum Phases

Quantum Simulation, Many-body states

collective spin dynamics waterfall plot

Spin Dynamics

Fermion systems far from equilibrium