Atomic Quantum Gases @ MIT


Group of Wolfgang Ketterle at MIT
Welcome to the world of nanokelvin atoms
and the magic of matter waves!

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Controlling reactive scattering by quantum interference

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Suppression of light scattering by Pauli blocking

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Chosen by Physics World as one of the top10 Breakthroughs of the Year 2021

Postdocs wanted: Every year, we hire a new postdoc for one of our labs. Send your inquiry directly to Wolfgang Ketterle.

May 20, 2019: World Metrology Day
Guide for teachers and students to explain the new kg
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Our group has five teams in five different laboratories

BEC 2 BEC 3 BEC 4 BEC 5 Dypole
"The New Lab" "The Science Chamber" "The Rubidium Lab" "The Lithium-7 Lab" "The Dysprosium Lab"

Current projects:
Quantum effects in light scattering

Current projects:
Sodium, Lithium-6
NaLi molecules
Ultracold collisions
Molecular Feshbach resonances

Current projects:
Mott Insulator
Spin mixtures
Quantum magnetism
Synthetic gauge fields

Current projects:
Optical lattices
Spin Hamiltonians

Current projects:
Building a new experiment

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Pauli suppression of light scattering

Molecule-Atom Feshbach resonance

A Mott insulator of atom pairs

Catching Bethe phantom states

Improved slowing of Dy atoms

Supersolid stipe phase

Collisional cooling of molecules

Spin-1 anisotropic Heisenberg model

Spin transport
Transverse spin dyanmics


Lectures by Wolfgang Ketterle on Open Course Ware: 8.421 Atomic and Optical Physics I 8.422 Atomic and Optical Physics II

BEC 1: now part of the Zwierlein group old results