Welcome to the Centre for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.

We are a Research Cluster of the School of Mathematics and Physics at Queen's University
Belfast in Northern Ireland. Our research interests are focused primarily on computational and theoretical physics.

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Postgraduate Awards

If you are interested in applying for a Ph.D. student research project, we have several awards available to help support your studies:

  1. Professor Caldwell Travel Studentship
  2. Purser Studentship
  3. David Bates Memorial Trust Fund

David Bates Building

The new David Bates Building, where
CTAMOP is situated.

  • Prof. Alexander Dalgarno
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  • Paper by Dr Shearer and S. Law on the cover of J. Phys. B
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  • CTAMOP-Durham collaboration leads to a Phys. Rev. Lett.
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  • CTAMOP paper on diagnostic applications in nuclear fusion reactors
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  • KTP award to Dr Jim McCann
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  • Coverage of CTAMOP papers on Nature Physics
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  • IoP Seminar: Prof. Martin Plenio
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  • Prof Arndt talks about quantum interferometry with microscopic objects
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