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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

Trapped atoms and superradiance on an integrated nanophotonic microring circuit
Xinchao Zhou, Hikaru Tamura, Tzu-Han Chang and Chen-Lung Hung, arXiv:2312.14318 (2023).

Observation of self-oscillating supersonic flow across an acoustic horizon in two dimensions
Hikaru Tamura, Sergei Khlebnikov, Cheng-An Chen, Chen-Lung Hung, arXiv:2304.10667 (2023).

Nanophotonic cavity cooling of a single atom
Chenwei Lv, Ming Zhu, Sambit Banerjee, Chen-Lung Hung, arXiv:2304.0474, Phys. Rev. A 108, 023120 (2023).

Observation of self-patterned defect formation in atomic superfluids - from ring dark solitons to vortex dipole necklaces
Hikaru Tamura, Cheng-An Chen, and Chen-Lung Hung, Phys. Rev. X 13, 031029 (2023).

Coupling single atoms to a nanophotonic whispering-gallery-mode resonator via optical guiding
Xinchao Zhou, Hikaru Tamura, Tzu-Han Chang, Chen-Lung Hung, arXiv:2111.01119; Phys. Rev. Lett. 130, 103601 (2023).

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