New indium paper

New indium paper

The new indium paper is published today in Physical Review A. We are happy to note that the journal selected our paper as a Letter, an Editors' Suggestion, and a Physics Feature. Please check it out here!

Presentations at 2022 APS DAMOP meeting

The indium team has two presentations at this year's DAMOP meeting in Orlando, Florida. Xianquan will be speaking about our recent indium results on June 2nd at 12:06 pm in Session S04: Cooling Techniques for Molecules and Atoms. Additionally, Xianquan will give a...

Travis gives an invited talk at Atomtronics 2022

Travis is giving an invited talk tomorrow at the 2022 Atomtronics meeting in Benasque, Spain. The topic will be indium laser cooling. If you are at the meeting, come check it out!

New indium preprint

Our new preprint "Magneto-optical trap of a Group III atom" is now on the arXiv. In this work, we demonstrate the first magneto-optical trap of a triel element, which is an atom from main group III of the Periodic Table. We are excited about this result because triels...

New PhD student

New PhD student

We are please to welcome a new PhD student, Chen Jinyan. Jinyan joins our theory team from Zhejiang University. Welcome, Jinyan!

Indium paper published today

Our paper on the indium Zeeman slower comes out today. This is the first demonstration of Zeeman slowing for an atom in the Periodic Table's main group III. Check it out here!

New theory PhD student

New theory PhD student

We are happy to be joined by a new PhD student, Png Wen Han. He comes to us from National Taiwan University. Welcome, Wen Han!

New preprint out today

Our new preprint titled "Zeeman slowing of a Group III atom" is now on the arXiv. Check it out here.

New paper comes out today

New paper comes out today

Our new theoretical paper on superradiant beam lasers comes out today. Check it out here!

New strontium PhD student

New strontium PhD student

Li Putian has joined the strontium team as a PhD student. He joins us from Beijing University, where he was avid swimmer. Welcome Putian!

Merrick wins undergraduate research prize

Merrick wins undergraduate research prize

In recognition for his excellent work on our strontium project, Merrick Ho won the Lijen medal for the best undergraduate research project in physics. This award is given to one NUS physics undergraduate each year. Merrick was involved in an impressive variety of...

Goodbye Ravin, Merrick, and Neville!

Goodbye Ravin, Merrick, and Neville!

Ravin, Neville, and Merrick will be leaving our team. Ravin will be starting graduate school at Princeton in the group of Waseem Bakr, and Neville will also start a PhD programme with Jacob Covey at UIUC. Meanwhile Merrick will take a job with Singapore's Defence...

New indium PhD student

New indium PhD student

Lu Tiangao is now a PhD student on our indium project. He joins us from the University of Science and Technology of China. Welcome, Tiangao!

New strontium PhD student

New strontium PhD student

Nakarin Jayjong has joined the strontium experiment as a PhD student. Welcome, Nakarin!

Goodbye, Ting You!

Goodbye, Ting You!

Ting You is leaving our team to pursue a PhD in Adam Kaufman's group at JILA. As an undergraduate (and then an RA) with our team for two years, Ting You played a leading role in many advanced projects. To send him off and to thank him for his superb work, we took him...

New project

New project

Check out this picture of our new experiment!

New paper published

New paper published

Our paper on superradiant beam lasers was published today in Physical Review Letters. Check it out here. Also, please have a look at the nice article about this work written by the CQT media team.

True Level

True Level

While aligning beams, Ravin experiences true level.

Website upgraded

Welcome to the new and improved Nicholson Labs website!