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April 29th: Our BEC machine now produces stable pure BEC with more than 100 000 atoms using an hybrid trap that combines a magnetic quadupole and a crossed dipole trap.

October 2th: Our thesis proposal on a microscope of quantum fluctuations (Link)

June 18th: CNRS Institut de physique - Actualités scientifique (Lien)

May 28th: Our article on reduction of local velocity dispersion is now published: Phys. Rev. A 89, 053626 (2014)

May 9th: Our article on Boltzmann equation is now published (Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 180602 (2014)).

March 27th: Our article on reverse engineering applied to Boltzmann equation has been accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Lett.

September: Our article on a new kind of tunnel barriers relying on spatial gaps is now published in EPL.

July 25th: Our review article on Shortcut to adiabaticity is now published in Advances in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

January 22th: our paper entitled «Matter-wave scattering on an amplitude-modulated optical lattice» is now published in Physical Review A.

Conference annoucement: A conference on New Magnetic Field Frontiers at Les Houches 6th-10th may 2013 (conference web site)

July 19th, Our paper entitled "Optically guided beam splitter for propagating matter waves " has been published and selected as an Editor’s suggestion of PRL and is accompanied by a Physics Synopsis ; This article has also been selected in Nature physics in research highlights (Link) and by Nature Photonics in the News and Views section (Link).

June 18th, 2012: Our paper entitled "Optically guided beam splitter for propagating matter waves " has been accepted for publication in Physical Review Letters

Conference annoucement: A conference on Shortcut to adiabaticity will be held in Bilbao in July 2012 (conference web site)

December 16th, 2011, Our paper entitled "Exploring classically chaotic potentials with a matter wave quantum probe" has been published G. L Gattobigio et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 254104 (2011). A figure of this article has been selected for PRL’s cover, 16 December 2011, Volume 107, Issue 25. Cet article a fait l’objet d’un communiqué de presse régional (Lien).

November 29th, 2011, Our paper entitled "Realization of a distributed Bragg reflector for propagating guided matter waves" has been published, C.M. Fabre et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 230401 (2011). Our article has been selected by Nature physics research highlights. Ce travail a également fait l’objet d’un actualité scientifique de l’Institut de Physique du CNRS (Lien).

November 8th, 2011: Our paper entitled "Exploring classically chaotic potentials with a matter wave quantum probe" has been accepted for publication in Physical Review Letters

June 30th, 2011: The paper about our Zeeman slower with permanent magnets in a Halbach configuration is now published: Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 063115 (2011).

November 15th, 2010: We have a MOT with several 10^10 atoms in the new setup, loaded in about one second by a novel type of Zeeman slower using permanent magnets in a Halbach configuration. See here for a video of the MOT, and here for many more details about the slower. The preprint arXiv:1101.3243 (submitted to Rev. Sci. Instr.) describes the slower in great details.

October 22th, 2010: The paper Cold-atom dynamics in crossed-laser-beam waveguides, Phys. Rev. A 82, 043420 (2010), is now published.

September 20th, 2010: The paper Shortcut to Adiabatic Passage in Two- and Three-Level Atoms, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 123003 (2010), is now published.

August 30th, 2010: Our paper Interaction of a propagating guided matter wave with a localized potential, New J. Phys. 12, 085013 (2010), is now published.

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