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Optical detection of magnons and phonons in quantum gases

Event Details

Event Dates: 

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 9:30am

Seminar Location: 

  • JILA X317

Speaker Name(s): 

Dan Stamper-Kurn

Speaker Affiliation(s): 

CU Berkeley
Seminar Type/Subject

Scientific Seminar Type: 

  • Other

Seminar Type Other: 

Special Bi-group Seminar

Event Details & Abstract: 

I will report on two recent efforts of my research group at Berkeley.  First, I will discuss the characterization of magnetic excitations in ferromagnetic Bose-Einstein condensates.  Second, I will report on studies of cavity optomechanics with cold trapped gases, focusing on our recent achievement of quantum limited force detection.