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Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

Experiments in atomic and molecular physics at Penn State include: Bose Einstein condensation; earth and space-based laser-cooled atomic clocks; the structure and dynamics of atomic and molecular clusters; laser cooling and trapping of atoms; tests of fundamental symmetries; quantum computation; quantum scattering of cold atoms; and optical lattices.

People specializing in this area

Packard Fellows

Mikael C. Rechtsman

  • Experimental
  • Theoretical

David S Weiss

  • Experimental