We recently demonstrated conservative optical lattices with subwavelength spatial structure. (PRL 120 083601 (2018)) The potential is based on the nonlinear optical response of three-level atoms in laser-dressed dark states.
February 20, 2018
November 13, 2017
Our follow-up paper to the anamalous broadening work explores the dynamics of the black-body-induced runaway broadening process. Such broadening has serious implications for many proposals to coherently use Rydberg interactions, particularly Rydberg dressing proposals.
June 30, 2017
After helping build an experiment from scracth starting with an empty room, we say farewell to Mary! We wish her the best in her new adventures. Here is an early picture of the lab for old times sake.
June 19, 2017
AJ Hachtel joins the interacting photons team, working on Raman cooling of Rb.
January 20, 2017
Tsz-Chun Tsui, a first year graduate student, joins the group and promptly passes the qualifier!