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Apr 2017 - 'Effects of Interactions on Bose-Einstein Condensation' published in the book "Universal Themes of Bose-Einstein Condensation", edited by N. P. Proukakis, D. W. Snoke, and P. B. Littlewood (Cambridge University Press 2017) (pdf).

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Mar 2017 - EPSRC Programme Grant on Designing out-of-equilibrium many-body quantum systems launched.

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Mar 2017 - 'Homogeneous Atomic Fermi Gases' published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 123401 (2017) (pdf).

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Jan 2017 - 'Two- and Three-body Contacts in the Unitary Bose Gas' published in Science 355, 377 (2017) (pdf).

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Dec 2016 - 'Observation of Weak Collapse in a Bose-Einstein Condensate' published in Phys. Rev. X 6, 041058 (2016) (pdf).

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Nov 2016 - 'Emergence of a Turbulent Cascade in a Quantum Gas' published in Nature 539, 72 (2016) (pdf).
See also: (1) News and Views by Brian P. Anderson
               (2) News article at Phys.org

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July 2016 - Nir accepted the offer to start a new lab at Yale - Congratulations Yale!

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July 2016 - Raphael Lopes awarded the Prix Daniel Guinier 2015 for his PhD thesis - Congratulations!

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Mar 2016 - Raphael Lopes awarded a Junior Research Fellowship at Churchill College - Congratulations!

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Feb 2016 - Zoran awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant.

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Jan 2016 - Raphael Lopes awarded a Marie-Curie Fellowship - Congratulations!

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Jan 2016 - Richard Fletcher awarded a MIT Pappalardo Fellowship in Physics - Congratulations!

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Dec 2015 - Zoran awarded the 2016 IoP-SFP Holweck Medal and Prize.

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Oct 2015 - Zoran awarded an EPSRC Established Career Fellowship.

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June 2015 - 'Connecting Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless and BEC Phase Transitions by Tuning Interactions in a Trapped Gas' published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 255302 (2015), (pdf).

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Apr 2015 - Richard Fletcher awarded an EPSRC Doctoral Prize - Congratulations!

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Jan 2015 - 'Critical dynamics of spontaneous symmetry breaking in a homogeneous Bose gas' published in Science 347, 167 (2015), (pdf).
See also: Perspective in Science by Gabriele Ferrari

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June 2014 - 'Observing properties of an interacting homogeneous Bose-Einstein condensate: Heisenberg-limited momentum spread, interaction energy, and free-expansion dynamics' published in Phys. Rev. A 89, 061604(R) (2014), (pdf).

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Jan 2014 - 'Quantum Joule-Thomson Effect in a Saturated Homogeneous Bose Gas' published in Phys. Rev. Lett 112, 040403 (2014), (pdf).
See also: Physics Update in Physics Today

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Jan 2014 - Alex Gaunt awarded a Junior Research Fellowship at Trinity College - Congratulations!

Nov 2013 - Alex Gaunt wins the Abdus Salam Prize for his paper 'Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atoms in a Uniform Potential' - Congratulations!

Sept 2013 - 'Stability of a Unitary Bose Gas' published in Phys. Rev. Lett 111, 125303 (2013), (pdf).

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July 2013 - 'Effects of interactions on Bose-Einstein condensation of an atomic gas' published in the book "Physics of Quantum Fluids", edited by A. Bramati and M. Modugno (Springer 2013) (pdf).

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July 2013 - 'BKT Physics with Two-Dimensional Atomic Gases' published in the book "40 Years of Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless Theory", edited by J.V. José (World Scientific 2013).

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May 2013 - 'Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atoms in a Uniform Potential' published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 200406 (2013) (pdf).
See also: (1) Accompanying Synopsis in Physics
               (2) News article at physicsworld.com
               (3) Research Highlight in Nature
               (4) Editors' choice in Science

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May 2013 - 'A Superheated Bose-condensed Gas' published in Nature Phys. 9, 271–274 (2013) (pdf).
See also: (1) News and Views by Jörg Schmiedmayer
               (2) News article at Phys.org

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Jan 2013 - 'Persistent Currents in Spinor Condensates' published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 025301 (2013) (pdf).

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Nov 2012 - Stuart Moulder wins the Abdus Salam Prize for his paper 'Quantized supercurrent decay in an annular Bose-Einstein condensate' - Congratulations!


Oct 2012 - 'Robust Digital Holography For Ultracold Atom Trapping' published in Sci. Rep. 2, 721 (2012) (pdf).

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Sept 2012 - 'Condensation Dynamics in a Quantum-Quenched Bose Gas' published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 105301 (2012) (pdf).

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Aug 2012 - 'Spin-Injection Spectroscopy of a Spin-Orbit Coupled Fermi Gas' published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 095302 (2012) (pdf).
See also: accompanying Viewpoint (pdf) in Physics

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July 2012 - 'Low-dimensional atomic Bose gases' by Z. Hadzibabic and M. Köhl published in the book "Ultracold Bosonic and Fermionic Gases", edited by A. Fetter, K. Levin, and D. Stamper-Kurn (Contemporary Concepts of Condensed Matter Science; Elsevier).

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July 2012 - 'Quantized supercurrent decay in an annular Bose-Einstein condensate' published in Phys. Rev. A 86, 013629 (2012) (pdf).

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June 2012 - Rob Smith awarded a Royal Society University Research Fellowship - Congratulations!


Nov 2011 - Naaman Tammuz wins the Abdus Salam Prize for his paper 'Can a Bose Gas Be Saturated?' - Congratulations!


Nov 2011 - 'Condensed Fraction of an Atomic Bose Gas Induced by Critical Correlations' published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 190403 (2011) (pdf).


Sept 2011 - Alex Gaunt wins the Physics SET Award for `Coherent Optical Sculpting' - Congratulations!


June 2011 - Alex Gaunt wins the Microsoft Research Award for his Masters project - `Coherent Optical Sculpting for Manipulating and Probing Ultracold Atoms' - Congratulations!


June 2011 - 'Effects of Interactions on the Critical Temperature of a Trapped Bose Gas' published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 250403 (2011) (pdf).
See also: accompanying Synopsis in Physics


June 2011 - 'Can a Bose Gas Be Saturated?' published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 230401 (2011) (pdf).
See also: (1) Research Highlight in Nature Physics
               (2) Search and Discovery article in Physics Today
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June 2011 - 'Two-dimensional Bose fluids: An atomic physics perspective' reprinted in Rivista del Nuovo Cimento, 34, 389 (2011) (pdf).
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Feb 2011 - 'Spectroscopic method to measure the superfluid fraction of an ultracold atomic gas' published in Phys. Rev. A 83, 023610 (2011) (pdf).


Dec 2010 - 'Efficient production of large 39K Bose-Einstein condensates'
published in Phys. Rev. A 82, 063611 (2010) (pdf).

1st July 2010 - Our first 39K BEC! Spatial density distribution of our first 39K BEC

June 2010 - Igor Gotlibovych wins the Sir Nevill Mott Prize for his Masters project - `Microwave Manipulation of Ultracold Atoms' - Congratulations!


Jan 2010 - 'Measuring the Superfluid Fraction of an Ultracold Atomic Gas'
published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 030401 (2010) (pdf). See also: accompanying Viewpoint in Physics


Dec 2009 - 'Two-dimensional Bose fluids: An atomic physics perspective'
review article published (arXiv:0912.1490v2)

24th Feb 2009 - Our first 87Rb BEC - T~150nK! Spatial density distribution of our first BEC - T~150nK

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