Wed, 02/15/2023

This paper is the first significant result after we built up the machine. We have invented a super-resolution optical potential well that brings two layers of dysprosium atomic gas with opposite spins and temperatures close to within 50 nm, tens of times smaller than the wavelength of visible...

Tue, 09/13/2022

We had a barbecue party at Wolfgang's house in summer 2022!

It is also a farewell party for Julius and Michael, who had contributed countless hours to our Dysprosium machine and Rubidium machine. Hope them all the best in their new phase in life!



Fri, 06/12/2020

Enhancing the capture velocity of a Dy magneto-optical trap with two-stage slowing

William Lunden, Li Du, Michael Cantara, Pierre Barral, Alan O. Jamison, and Wolfgang Ketterle

Phys. Rev. A 101, 063403 – Published 12 June 2020

Thu, 11/21/2019
Wed, 09/19/2018

Today we welcome into the world our newly born MOT of Dy, weighing in at 162 amu and standing about a millimeter tall. 

Mon, 05/28/2018
Mon, 06/05/2017
Mon, 03/06/2017

Pierre joins us to improve his experimental skills while pursuing a Master's of physics at University of Paris-Sud as well as a Master's of engineering at...