Optical Cooling and Trapping (OT)


Optical Cooling and Trapping (OT)

This group is concerned with the physics of laser cooling, electromagnetic trapping and other radiative manipulation of neutral atoms, ions, dielectric particles and nanostructures. These fundamental studies are used to develop applications to new kinds of physics measurements and processes such as high resolution spectroscopy, atomic clocks, atomic collisions, atom optics, bio-molecular interactions, and atomic-scale and nano-scale fabrication. Basic studies involve Bose-Einstein condensates, cold collisions, optical lattices, optomechanics, and soft-matter interactions.

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Name Affiliation Title
Onofrio Marago CNR-IPCF Advisor/Chair
Philip H. Jones UCL, London, United Kingdom  
Antonio A. R. Neves UFABC, Santo André, Brazil  
Le Luo IUPUI, Indianapolis, USA  

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The Optical Cooling and Trapping Technical Group will be hosting a social gathering at the LIP2014 Conference.

The gathering will take place during the Welcome Reception on Sunday, 24 August, from 1800-2000 at Club du Vieux Port, Marseille, France.

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