Outreach: Scientific Community

The CUA participates actively in conferences within the Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics community. Additionally, we maintain a robust visitor program, in which we host short and long term visitors at both Harvard and MIT.

Past Events

Mon May 20, 2019 4:00 pm
Location:10-250
On May 20, the definitions for the units of mass, charge, temperature and mole will change.  This is a major change in the international system of units, eliminating all man-made objects from these definitions.  This talk will provide some historical background and motivation for defining fundamental base units.  However, the main focus of the talk...
Tue February 7, 2017 6:00 pm

Paola Cappellaro presents at Soap Box Series at the MIT Museum

Location:MIT Museum
Paola Cappellaro, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Paola Cappellaro co-presented the panel talk “Quantum Computers and Philosophy of Science” at the MIT Museum, as a part of their Soap Box Series on Quantum Quandaries and other Heavy Matters.

Fri May 27, 2016 12:00 am

Post-DAMOP AMO Community Lab Tours

MIT and Harvard both opened their labs to the AMO Community following DAMOP. These lab tours were very well attended at both institutions!

Mon February 1, 2016 12:00 am

Ongoing CUA Visitor Program

The Center for Ultracold Atoms sponsors short and long term visitors to collaborate in the Center’s research program at MIT and Harvard. Occasionally visitors are jointly sponsored with the ITAMP. These visits are arranged on an individual basis with one or more of the center’s principal investigators.
Interested parties should contact a Center PI directly.

Mon July 13, 2015 12:00 am

John Doyle was a co-organizer for the International Conference on Quantum Technologies (http://icqt.org/conference/) and a main organizer for the Quantum School in Moscow (http://icqt.org/conference/summer/).