News tagged with cold atoms

Toward a continuous atom laser

Ever since its invention, the laser has been an invaluable tool in physics. It is expected that an atom laser - with the light waves replaced by the quantum waves of atoms - could have similarly important applications, for ...

dateDec 05, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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'Quantum leap' for Liverpool

Physicists from the University of Liverpool have made a huge step forwards towards building a novel experiment to probe the "dark contents" of the vacuum. What we see, normal matter and light, only accounts for a about 5% ...

dateMay 30, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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Quantum-physical model system

Two researchers at Heidelberg University have developed a model system that enables a better understanding of the processes in a quantum-physical experiment with ultracold atoms. Using computer-assisted methods, Prof. Dr ...

dateApr 07, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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