Simulation and spectroscopy of many-body systems with cold atoms and molecules
Wes Campbell, UCLA
Monday, October 27, 2014
Figure: Each of the six individual atoms seen here is at a temperature of about 1/1000th of a degree above abslute zero, forming the core of a special type of quantum computer called a quantum simulator.
Annual Meeting of the Far West Section of the American Physical Society
The 2014 meeting takes place at the University of Reno, October 23-25, 2014.
Nobel Prize in Physics 2014
The prize was awarded jointly to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources".
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Strongly correlated physics group
Dr. Peterson and his group are investigating strongly correlated quantum systems such as the fractional quantum Hall effect and topological quantum phases.