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CODATA values of the fundamental constants

Every four years, the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) issues recommended values of the fundamental physical constants. The … more

Micro- and nano-optomechanical systems

Light can interact with mechanical systems in interesting and useful ways, not only probing the mechanical motion with spectacular sensitivity, … more

High-Resolution Atomic Spectroscopy

Accurate measurements of atomic wavelengths, energy levels, oscillator strengths and isotope and hyperfine structure using diffraction grating … more

Spinor Condensates and Ultracold Collisions

Interactions between cold atoms can provide us with the means to manipulate matter on the smallest scales. Collisions between laser-cooled atoms, … more

Applications of Quantum Information

Theory is being developed and used to devise methods for preserving and exploiting the quantum behavior of ever-larger systems for metrology, … more

Quantum State Manipulation of Ultra-cold Fermionic and Bosonic Atoms

This theoretical research is done in collaboration with scientists at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) and the Center for Quantum Information and … more

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