Latest news

April 1, 2021: Apparently, the Easter Bunny likes cold atoms! Chocolates abound…

March 5, 2021: Congratulations team! Two new proposals have been awarded for experimental investigations of electrometry with Rydberg states and Matterwave interferometry. Contact Dr. Biedermann to join the team!

January 29, 2021: In collaboration with our friends at Sandia National Laboratories, three new papers are posted online!

  • Characterization of Suspended Membrane Waveguides towards a Photonic Atom Trap Integrated Platform,arXiv:2101.00386 (2021)
  • “Passively pumped vacuum package sustaining cold atoms for more than 200 days,”   arXiv:2101.01051 (2021)
  • Membrane MOT in a Sub-Millimeter Membrane Hole,”  arXiv:2011.06692 (2020)

August 11, 2020: In collaboration with our friends at Sandia National Laboratories, our new paper, “Characterization of Errors in Interferometry with Entangled Atoms,” has been accepted for publication in PRX, Quantum!

July 14, 2020: Cautious development continues on our new Cs experiment.

Picture of the lab using a 160 second exposure

July 8, 2020: Our newest paper characterizing errors in interferometry with entangled atoms is posted online.

May 4, 2020: Welcome to our new group members: Jacob, Angela, Luke, Kevin and Alec!

February 18, 2020:  In collaboration with our friends in the Deutsch group at the University of New Mexico and Los Alamos National Laboratory, our recent paper exploring a “Robust Molmer-Sorensen gate for neutral atoms using rapid adiabatic Rydberg dressing” was accepted in PRA rapid.

February 5, 2020: Snowing in Norman. Here’s a striking view of Lin Hall in the snow.

February 3, 2020:  Dr. Hoang-Van Do has joined the group!  Welcome!

February 2, 2020: Grant gives invited talk in San Francisco (Photonics West)

January 2020: Optical tables delivered to new lab space in Lin Hall!

January 7, 2020: Grant gives invited talk at Snowbird, Utah (Physics of Quantum Electronics)