Our group is part of the Midlands Ultracold Atoms Research Centre (MUARC) in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nottingham (UK).
We are interested in studying ultracold gases close to absolute zero. In particular we work with Bose-Fermi mixtures with fermionic Lithium 6 and bosonic Caesium 133 atoms. Our aim is to study Bose-Fermi mixtures or Bose-Bose mixtures in an optical dipole trap in one, two or three dimensions. Our mixture is also particularly interesting for the study of interactions, i.e. to create ultra-cold molecules or to investigate three and four-body bound states. We have recently created a lithium-2 Bose Einstein Condensate and are currently implementing Caesium, for which we have built a separate dipole trap.
In parallel we are investigating ways to couple cold and ultra-cold atoms to photons delivered through waveguides which are chip mounted. Here we want to create a Quantum Integrated Light and Matter Interface (Quilmi), these efforts are part of a joint European project.
For more details look at the Research page and check out the Publications page.
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