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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, May 02, 2017, 4:00pm, MIT, 4-270

Kai Mei Fu (University of Washingon)

Defects in optically active semiconductors for quantum applications

10 min. talk: Won Kyu Calvin Sun


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A new look at superfluidity: results from the Ketterle group

MIT team creates a superfluid in a record-high magnetic field.

MIT physicists have created a superfluid gas, the so-called Bose-Einstein condensate, for the first time in an extremely high magnetic field. The magnetic field is a synthetic magnetic field, generated using laser beams, and is 100 times stronger than that of the world’s strongest magnets. Within this magnetic field, the researchers could keep a gas superfluid for a tenth of a second — just long enough for the team to observe it.

See all research results on the Ketterle Group webpage.


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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CUA Newsletters

The CUA circulates periodic newsletters, to update everyone in the Center on group activities, outreach efforts, and other news.
Here you can find the previously-emailed newsletters:

Winter 2014

Summer 2015

Summer 2016

MIT News

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