2013 News

12/16/2013: Cheng gave a seminar talk at the Institute of Atomic and Molecular Science, as well as 3 lectures.

 

12/10/2013: Cheng gave a colloquium talk at National Taiwan University.

 

12/1~12/31/2013: Cheng visited Institute of Atomic and Molecular Science as a visiting scientist. He gave a colloquium talk.

 

11/20~11/21/2013: Jacob, Shih-Kuang, Colin, Karina and Cheng attended the MURI review meeting on ultracold molecules. Cheng reported our progress.

 

11/18/2013: Invited by Chih-Dong Lin, Cheng gave a colloquium talk at the Kansas State University.

 

11/16/2013: Harry, Jacob, Logan, Shih-Kuang, Colin, Eric, Karina, Dylan and Cheng attended the Midwestern cold Atom Workshop at Purdue University. Colin gave an invited talk.

 

10/28/2013: Our paper on Viewpoint: Looking for Hofstadter's Butterfly in Cold Atoms is published in Physics.

 

10/28/2013: Our paper on Efficient continuous-duty Bitter-type electromagnetis for cold atom experiments is published in the Review of Scientific Instruments.

 

10/20/2013: Our paper on Direct observation of effective ferromagnetic domains of cold atoms in a shaken optical lattice is published in Nature Physics.

 

9/25/2013: Invited by Jing Zhang, Cheng gave an invited talk in the NSFC-ISF: Joint Workshop on Bose Einstein Condensation and Ultracold Phenomena in Beijing.

 

9/8/2013: Cheng gave an invited talk in the conference Bose-Einstein Condensation 2013 - Frontiers in Quantum Gases in Sant Feliu de Guixols.

 

9/4/2013: Our paper on Quench dynamics in Bose-Einstein condensates in the presence of a bath: Theory and Experiment is published in Physical Review A.

 

8/30/2013: Invited by Dr. Andrew James Kerman, Cheng gave a seminar talk at Lincoln Lab.

 

8/7~9/6/2013: Ulrich Eismann visited us and did a summer research project in our group.

 

8/1/2013: Our paper on From Cosmology to Cold Atoms: Observation of Sakharov Oscillations in a Quenched Atomic Superfluid is published in Science. 

 

7/19/2013: Cheng gave a seminar talk at MIT.

 

6/29~6/30/2013: Cheng and Logan attended the DARPA review meeting in San Francisco and Cheng reported our recent research result.

 

6/27~7/2/2013: We organized the new S.M.A.R.T.+ outreach program and 10 local high school students joined the program. Details can be found here.

 

6/20~9/19/2013: Invited by Prof. Vladan Vuletic, Cheng visited MIT as a visiting scientist.

 

6/18/2013: Prof: Xiaoji Zhou from Peking university visited us and gave a talk about BEC light interaction.

 

6/11/2013: Baseball game White Sox vs. Blue Jays! Eric, his wife, Colin, Dylan, Cheng, Logan and his girlfriend went to the game, and White Sox lost to Blue Jays.

 

6/5/2013: Karina gave an invited talk in the DAMOP prize session.

 

6/4~6/7/2013: Shih-Kuang, Eric, Jacob and Harry attended the APS DAMOP meeting. We presented 2 posters on both Cs and LiCs experiments. Shih-Kuang, Eric and Harry gave contributed talks on our recent works of interspecies Feshbach resonance, creation of arbitrary potential and strongly interacting 2D Bose gases.

 

5/29/2013: We attended the DARPA meeting and presented our recent works supported by ARO DARPA.

 

4/30~5/28/2013: Invited by Prof. Randall Hulet, Cheng visited Rice University as a visiting professor and gave two seminar talks on 5/7 and 5/20/2014.

 

4/10/2013: Invited by Prof. Vladan Vuletic, Cheng gave an invited talk in the 11th US-Japan Seminar in Nara, Japan. Cheng will be a co-organizer of the next meeting.

 

4/16/2013: Cheng gave a seminar talk in the Institute of Advanced Studies of Tsinghua University.

 

4/14/2013: Invited by Dr. Zhai Hui, Cheng gave an invited talk in the Few-body Physics in Cold Atomic Gases conference in Beijing, China

 

4/2/2013: Our paper on strongly interacting 2D gases is published in Physical Review Letters.

 

3/25~3/27/2013: Invited by Prof. Doerte Blume, Cheng gave a talk in the ITAMP workshop on Finite temperature and low energy effects in cold atomic and molecular few- and many-body systems in Cambridge.

 

3/14/2013: Cheng gave a talk in the Lorentz Center workshop: "Universal Themes of Bose-Einstein condensation" in Leiden, Neitherland.

 

2/18/2013: Invited by Blair Blakie, Cheng gave an invited talk in the FINESS 2013 Finite Temperature and Non-equilibrium Superfluid Systems in Queenstown, New Zealand.

 

2/14/2013: Cheng gave a colloquium talk at the Enrico Fermi Institute here (U of Chicago).

 

1/7/2013: Invited by Randy Hulet, Cheng gave an invited talk in PQE-2013, the 43rd Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics

 

1/3/2013: Our paper on the Li-Cs interspecies Feshbach resonacnes in published in Physical Review A.

 

1/1/2013: Cheng has been promoted to a full professor. Congratulations.