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The Center for Ultracold Atoms (CUA) brings together a community of scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) and Harvard University to pursue research in the new fields that have been opened by the creation of ultracold atoms and quantum gases. 
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upcoming seminars

Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 4:00pm, Harvard, Jefferson-250

Markus Arndt (University of Vienna)

“Matter wave interferometry: From atoms over biomolecules to nanoscale materials”

10 min. talk: Ian Counts

Tuesday, May 05, 2015, 4:00pm, MIT, 26-214

Hanns-Christoph Naegerl (University of Innsbruck)

Dynamics in one-dimensional chains of bosons

10 min. talk: Yichao Yu

   

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New Chuang Group results

Conventional wisdom dictates that to image the position of fluorescent atoms or molecules, one should stimulate as much emission and collect as many photons as possible. That is, in this classical case, it has always been assumed that the coherence time of the system should be made short, and that the statistical scaling ∼1/t √ defines the resolution limit for imaging time t . However, here we show in contrast that given the same resources, a long coherence time permits a higher resolution image.

   

CUA at the Cambridge Science Festival

The CUA is hosting hands-on demonstrations for children of all ages again for the 2015 Cambridge Science Festival!

Demonstrations begin at 10am and run until 12pm.
The event will be held in rooms 26-214 and 26-210.
   

Norman F. Ramsey - Two Talks

To request a DVD of Norman Ramsey's Two Talks:
"Great Scientists I've Met" and
"Contributions to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance"
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