People: Vladan Vuletic

Lester Wolfe Professor of Physics
Publications
  1. A. Bylinskii, D. Gangloff, K. Islam, V. Vuletic, D. Gelbwaser-Klimovsky, and A. Aspuru-Guzik. Single-Atom Heat Machines Enabled by Energy Quantization. Phys. Rev. Lett. , 120(170601), 2018.
  2. V. Vuletic, L. Salvi, N. Poli, and G.M. Tino,. Squeezing on momentum states for atom interferometry. Phys. Rev. Lett. , 120(033601), 2018.
  3. M. Hosseini, Y. Duan, K. Beck, Y. Chen, V. Vuletic, Cavity cooling of many atoms. Physical Review Letters , 118(183601), May 2017.
  4. J. Hu, A. Urvoy, Z. Vendeiro, W. Chen, V. Vuletic, and V. Crepel. Creation of a Bose-condensed gas of rubidium 87 by laser cooling. Science, 358:1078-1080, November 2017.
  5. I. Counts, D. Gangloff, A. Bylinskii, J. Hur, K. Islam, V. Vuletic, Multislip Friction with a Single Ion. Phys. Rev. Lett. , 119(043601), July 2017.
  6. Q. Liang, A. Venkatramani, S. Cantu, T. Nicholson, M. Gullans, A. Gorshkov, J. Thompson, M. Lukin, V. Vuletic, and C. Chin. Observation of three-photon bound states in a quantum nonlinear medium. Science, 359(6377):783-786, 2017.
  7. H. Bernien, A. Keesling Contreras, H. Levine, A. Omran, H. Pichler, S. Choi, A. Zibrov, M. Endres, M. Greiner, V. Vuletic, M. Lukin, and S. Schwartz. Probing many-body dynamics on a 51-atom quantum simulator. Nature, 551:579-584, 2017.
  8. J. Hu, W. Chen, H. Zhang, Z. Vendeiro, V. Vuletic, and A. Sorensen. Strictly non-classical behavior of a mesoscopic system. Physical Review A , 95(030105), March 2017.
  9. J. Thompson, T. Nicholson, Q. Liang, S. Cantu, A. Venkatramani, S. Choi, M. Lukin, V. Vuletic, I.A. Fedorov, D. Viscor, and T. Pohl. Symmetry-protected collisions between strongly interacting photons. Nature January 2017.
  10. V. Vuletic, M. Wang, W. Qu, P. Li, H. Bao, and Y. Xiao. Two-axis-twisting spin squeezing by multi-pass quantum erasure. Phys. Rev. A, 96(013823), July 2017.
  11. J. Hu, W. Chen, Z. Vendeiro, A. Urvoy, B. Braverman, V. Vuletic, Vacuum spin squeezing. Phys. Rev. A, 96(050301), November 2017.
  12. M. Endres, H. Bernien, A. Keesling Contreras, C. Senko, V. Vuletic, M. Greiner, M. Lukin, H. Levine, E.R. Anschuetz, and A. Krajenbrink. Atom-by-atom assembly of defect-free one-dimensional cold atom arrays. Science, 375(6315), November 2016.
  13. M. Gullans, J. Thompson, Q. Liang, V. Vuletic, M. Lukin, A. Gorshkov, and Y. Wang. Effective Field Theory for Rydberg Polaritons. Phys. Rev. Lett. , 117(113601), September 2016.
  14. M. Gullans, J. Thompson, Q. Liang, V. Vuletic, M. Lukin, and Y. Wang. Effective Field Theory for Rydberg Polaritons. Phys. Rev. Lett., 117(113601), September 2016.
  15. K. Beck, M. Hosseini, Y. Duan, V. Vuletic, Large conditional single-photon cross-phase modulation. PNAS, 113, June 2016.
  16. A. Bylinskii, D. Gangloff, I. Counts, V. Vuletic, Observation of Aubry-type transition in finite atom chains via friction. Nature Materials, 15, March 2016.
  17. M. Hosseini, K. Beck, Y. Duan, W. Chen, V. Vuletic, Partially Nondestructive Continuous Detection of Individual Traveling Optical Photons. Phys. Rev. Lett., 116(033602), April 2016.
  18. P. Komar, E. Kessler, V. Vuletic, M. Lukin, T. Topcu, A. Derevianko, and J. Ye. Quantum Network of Atom Clocks: A Possible Implementation with Neutral Atoms. Phys. Rev. Lett., 117(060506), August 2016.
  19. P. Komar, E. Kessler, V. Vuletic, M. Lukin, T. Topcu, A. Derevianko, and J. Ye. Quantum Network of Atom Clocks: A Possible Implementation with Neutral Atoms. Phys. Rev. Lett., 117(060506), August 2016.
  20. A. Eltony, D. Gangloff, M. Shi, A. Bylinskii, V. Vuletic, I. Chuang, Technologies for trapped-ion quantum information systems. Quantum Information Processing , 15, December 2016.
  21. J. Thompson, T. Peyronel, N. de Leon, V. Vuletic, M. Lukin, K. P. Nayak, and T. G. Tiecke. Efficient fiber-optical interface for nanophotonic devices. Optica, 2:70, 2015.
  22. A. Bylinskii, D. Gangloff, and V. Vuletic. Tuning friction atom-by-atom in an ion-crystal simulator. Science, 348:1115-1118, 2015.
  23. W. Chen, Q. Lin, M. Gullans, M. Lukin, and V. Vuletic. Cross Modulation of Two Laser Beams at the Individual-Photon Level. PHys. Rev. Letter, 113:113603, 2014.
  24. P. Samutpraphoot, Q. Lin, D. Gangloff, A. Bylinskii, B. Braverman, A. Kawasaki, V. Vuletic, S. Weber, C. Raab, and W. Kaenders. Passive intrinsic-linewidth narrowing of ultraviolet extended-cavity diode laser by weak optical feedback. Opt. Express, 22:11592, 2014.
  25. L. Jiang, V. Vuletic, M. Lukin, J.B. Brask, and A.S. Sorensen. Fast Entanglement Distribution with Atomic Ensembles and Fluorescent Detection. Phys. Rev. A, 81:020303(R), 2010.
  26. V. Vuletic, I. Chuang, and J. Labaziewicz. Cavity Sideband Cooling of a Single Trapped Ion. Phys. Rev. Lett., 102:103001, 2009.
  27. M. Bajcsy, S. Hofferberth, T. Peyronel, M. Hafezi, A. Zibrov, V. Vuletic, M. Lukin, and V. Balic. Efficient All Optical Switching Using Slow Light Within a Hollow Fiber. Phys. Rev. Lett., 102:203902, 2009.
  28. M. Cetina, F. Orucevic, and V. Vuletic. Observation of cold collisions between Trapped Ions and Trapped Atoms. Phys. Rev. Lett., 102:223201, 2009.
  29. V. Vuletic, M. Lukin, E. Demler, D.E. Chang, V. Gritsev, and G. Morigi. Crystallization of Strongly Interacting Photons in a Nonlinear Optical Fibre. Nature Physics, 4:884-889, 2008.
  30. M. Cetina, A. Grier, I. Chuang, V. Vuletic, and J. Campbell. Bright Source of Cold Ions for Surface-Electrode Traps.. Phys. Rev. A, 76:41401, 2007.
  31. V. Vuletic, J. Simon, and A. T. Black. External-feedback laser cooling of Molecular gases. Phys. Rev. A, 75:051405, 2007.
  32. J. Simon, H. Tanji, and V. Vuletic. Interfacing Collective Atomic Excitations and Single Photons. Phys. Rev. Lett., 98:183601, 2007.
  33. J. Simon, H. Tanji, V. Vuletic, and S. Ghosh. Single-photon bus connecting spin-wave quantum memories. Nat. Phys., 3:765-769, 2007.
  34. J. Simon and V. Vuletic. High-brightness source of narrowband, identical-photon pairs. Science, 313 #5783:74-77, 2006.
  35. M. Cetina, J. Simon, V. Vuletic, Y.J. Lin, and I. Teper. Influence of grating parameters on the linewidths of external-cavity diode lasers. Appl. Opt., 45:9191-9197, 2006.
  36. V. Vuletic. Quantum networks: When superatoms talk photons. Nat. Phys., 2:801-802, 2006.
News
Mon April 22, 2019

Near Unitary Squeezing

A group at the MIT led by Prof. Vladan Vuletić has recently generated significant amount of spin squeezing-a type of quantum entanglement-in an ultracold vapor of ytterbium-171. Spin squeezed states (SSS) can be used to overcome the standard quantum limit (SQL) which bounds state-of-the-art atomic sensors like optical clocks. The latter deploy a dilute vapor...
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Mon April 22, 2019

Direct Laser Cooling Rubidium Atoms

A group at MIT led by Vladan Vuletic has recently created a Bose-Einstein Condensate (BEC) of rubidium atoms with a new method, direct laser cooling. Many researchers have attempted this elusive goal in the past, but due to various complications resorted to reaching BEC through evaporation instead. Compared to cooling through evaporation, laser cooling is...
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Wed September 25, 2013

Scientists create never-before-seen form of matter

Wolfgang Ketterle, the John D. MacArthur Professor of Physics, was awarded a prize for graduate education for his courses 8.421 (Atomic and Optical Physics) and 8.422 (Atomic and Optical Physics II).
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Thu July 4, 2013

MIT researchers build an all-optical transistor

To recognize and encourage outstanding research in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics by investigators who have held a Ph. D. for 10 years or less. The prize consists of $7,500 and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. An allowance will be provided for travel expenses of the recipient to the Society meeting...
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Fri September 9, 2011

Quantum computing with light

A research collaboration including CUA investigators at Harvard.
Tue September 8, 2009

Synopsis on the APS Website: Cooling with a cavity

This meeting will celebrate Professor Daniel Kleppner’s career of fundamental contributions in physics. An outstanding list of invited speakers will present the most recent and interesting topics in atomic physics.
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Fri June 5, 2009

International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy in Japan

The 19th ICOLS conference takes place June 8-12 in Hokkaido, Japan, with CUA representation. Vladan Vuletic will report on a joint MIT-Harvard CUA experiment with Mikhail Lukin on switching of light with light using pulses containing only a few hundred photons. For a readable explanation of how to make light interact with light see the...
Mon May 18, 2009

Physics Viewpoint Article on “Efficient All-Optical Switching Using Slow Light within a Hollow Fiber”

A research collaboration including CUA investigators at Harvard.
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Past Events
Fri May 4, 2018 2:00 pm
Location:MIT Papplardo Room (4-349)
Cheng Chin, University of Chicago
Richard Fletcher, MIT
Sandro Stringari, University of Trento

Please join us for an afternoon of talks by internal CUA speakers and specially invited outside speakers to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the discovery of Feshbach resonances.

Talks will discuss the history from theory to realization as well as  Feshbach resonances in various experimental applications

Reception to follow.

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