Multi-component quantum gases: from synthetic dimensions to ultracold engines


Wednesday, February 26th 2019, 04:00 PM, Bell Lecture Theatre

Speaker: Giovanni Barontini (University of Birmingham)

I will present our results on the thermodynamics of spin-1 Bose-Einstein Condensates, including our method to generate synthetic magnetization in an unmagnetized sample. Additionally, I will report on our progress towards the realization of a “quantum printer” that will allow us to (quantum) simulate a wide range physics phenomena. In particular, I will present our ideas to realize protected edge states in synthetic dimensions.  I will finally talk about our project to realize quantum engines using ultracold atomic mixtures and our latest results on the dissipative distillation of supercritical quantum gases.

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