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Welcome to the laboratory for ultracold atomic physics and quantum optics at Purdue University, where we are exploring facinating quantum phenomena in atomic, molecular, and optical systems with state-of-the-art quantum control and measurement techniques. Using ultracold gases cooled to their quantum ground states, we aim at building generic quantum machines that follow well-controlled actions and rules of quantum mechanics, and studying their quantum-/thermo-dynamics. We hope to provide new perspectives to research frontiers in few- and many-body physics.

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Recent Publications

Ultracold molecule assembly with photonic crystals
J. Perez-Rios, M. E. Kim, C.-L. Hung, NJP 19, 123035 (2017).

Quantum Spin Dynamics with Pairwise-Tunable, Long-Range Interactions
C.-L. Hung, A. González-Tudela, J. I. Cirac, H. J. Kimble, PNAS 2016 113 (34) E4946-E4955.

Superradiance for atoms trapped along a photonic crystal waveguide
A. Goban*, C. -L. Hung*, J. D. Hood*, S. -P. Yu*, J. A. Muniz, O. Painter, and H. J. Kimble, arXiv:1503.04503 (2015); Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 063601 (2015).

Realizing quantum many-body models with cold atoms coupled to photonic crystals
J. S. Douglas, H. Habibian, C.-L. Hung, A. V. Gorshkov, H. J. Kimble and D. E. Chang, arXiv:1312.2435; Nature Photonics 9, 326-331 (2015).

Subwavelength vacuum lattices and photon-mediated atomic interactions in photonic crystals
A. González-Tudela, C.-L. Hung, D. E. Chang, I. Cirac and H. J. Kimble, arXiv:1407.7336 (2014), Nature Photonics 9, 320-325 (2015).

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