We are the University of St Andrews Cold Atoms group, part of the School of Physics and Astronomy and the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance. Our research is focused on the utilization of computer generated holograms to generate novel optical traps for ultracold atoms.
01.02.2017 - We welcome our new Masters student Andrew Morgan who will be working on the teaching lab experiment creating a Rubidium and Lithium MOT.
30.01.2017 - High-fidelity phase and amplitude control of holograms paper now on arXiv.
22.09.2016 - Liam highly commended by Undergraduate Awards.
18.07.2016 - Topological Kondo paper published in New Journal of Physics.
01.07.2016 - Congratulations to Liam for winning the prize for best theoretical physics project!
23.06.2016 - Dr Jordi Mur-Petit visits St Andrews and gives a talk on quantum impurities as probes of complex quantum systems.
08.06.2016 - Welcome to our new summer student Sinead!
20.06.2016 - Dona attends a workshop on engineering quantum matter (EQM) at St Andrews and presents a poster.
25.05.2016 - Congratulations to Liam for winning the final year project poster prize!
23.05.2016 - Welcome to our new summer student Caroline!
25.04.2016 - Welcome to Valentin and Guillaume, our two new overseas summer students from France!
Cold Atoms Group
School of Physics and Astronomy
University of St Andrews
Fife, KY16 9SS, UK
phone: +44 (0)1334 46 3186
fax: +44 (0)1334 46 3104