Author Archives: thedelocalizedchemist

New preprint on a fiber-based beam profiler

How can you measure the width of a high-power laser 100 ┬Ám away from a mirror in ultra-high vacuum? Find the answer here!

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Member of German Aerospace Center

After six very enjoyable and productive years in Vienna, I’m slowly preparing to head off for new shores to start an independent research group. This will be part of the newly-established Institute of Quantum Technologies, which is in turn part … Continue reading

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Editorial Board Member

Starting with the end of June, I’ll start serving the community as Editorial Board Member for Elsevier’s data journal “Data in Brief”. So if you have a set of data you want to share with others, this might be a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Christian Knobloch

My dear friend and colleague Christian Knobloch successfully defended his thesis on “Coherent matter-wave manipulation techniques” today! Hurra!

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Education Worshop for Quantum Technologies

I’m currently at the first International Conference of the Quantum Technologies Flagship in Grenoble, France, and the atmosphere is quite remarkable. Everybody is in an enthusiastic mood and seems to buzz with excitement. This is especially true for the member … Continue reading

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Finding the ultimate grating for atomic matter-waves

What happens when you accelerate hydrogen atoms to a breathtaking velocity of 120’000 m/s and shoot them onto the thinnest membrane there is? You get a absolutely fascinating diffraction pattern! In our new publication we theoretically describe what to expect … Continue reading

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Publication in Physical Review Letters

Our manuscript on preparing internally cold beams containing only a single molecular structure was published in Physical Review Letters.

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