Ultracold atom physics

Ultracold atom physics

The study of ultracold atoms is one of the hottest topics in physics today. This field is unique in the sense that it has great flexibility in experiments for simulating a wide range of systems that are of great importance to many different fields. As a result, this field has been very fast growing, addressing a broad range of fundamental issues crucial in many other fields of physics while at the same time showing great promise in technological applications. As of now, the field of ultracold atoms is highly interdisciplinary, connecting many traditionally unrelated areas such as atomic physics, condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, high-energy physics, and quantum information processing.
  • 20 May — 24 May 2024

  • Room L2, 1/F., Science Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • HK$3,000 (Includes accommodation)

  • Apply by 5 April 2024

What you'll study

Fundamental knowledge of ultracold atom physics, including:

– Topological matters

– Strong interaction

– Spin-orbit-coupled ultracold atoms

– Quantum gases with large spins

Who is the course for

PhD students students and early career researchers

If you have any enquiries about the course, please contact Pui Yee Ho by email at pyho@phy.cuhk.edu.hk.

Course directors

Renbao Liu
Renbao Liu

Professor, Department of Physics, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Qi Zhou
Qi Zhou

Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University

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