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RAP opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology     NIST

Microscopically-Controlled Quantum Systems of Neutral Atoms for Many-Body Physics and Metrology


Physical Measurement Laboratory, Quantum Physics Division

opportunity location
50.68.92.C0455 Boulder, CO

NIST only participates in the February and August reviews.


name email phone
Adam M Kaufman 917.913.7268


This research opportunity focuses on precisely controlled quantum systems of neutral atoms in microscale optical potentials, for applications in quantum simulation, metrology, and quantum information. 

Relevant reference examples as 2020: Kaufman et al., Science 345, 6194; Norcia et al., PRX 8, 041054; Norcia et al., Science 366, 6461

key words
Quantum many-body systems; Optical atomic clock metrology; Ultracold atoms; Optical tweezer; Single-atom fluorescence microscopy


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$82,764.00 $3,000.00
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