Precision Measurement

JILA Science Highlighted in Dutch Magazine "De Standaard"

Submitted by kennac on Tue, 04/16/2024 - 1:11 pm

A recent article in De Standaard highlights the science of timekeeping at JILA. The article, written by Senne Starckx, was inspired by the journalist's recent visit to JILA during their time in Colorado as part of the AAAS conference. While the article is written in Dutch, it highlights the innovations in timekeeping spearheaded by JILA and NIST Fellow Jun Ye. 

Press Clipping: JILA Fellow and NIST Physicist Adam Kaufman highlighted in new CUbit Quantum Initiative Video

Submitted by kennac on Mon, 03/04/2024 - 2:53 pm

JILA Fellow and NIST physicist Adam Kaufman was recently highlighted in a CUbit Quantum Initiative video as part of CUbit's larger NSF-funded organization Q-SEnSE (Quantum Systems through Entangled Science and Engineering). In the video, Kaufman discusses how to use optical tweezer systems, a web of laser lights, to enhance the measurements of atomic clocks. 

Press Clipping: JILA and NIST Fellow Jun Ye and his Team Featured in "MIT Technology Review" Magazine

Submitted by kennac on Mon, 03/04/2024 - 2:45 pm

In a significant development, researchers led by JILA and NIST/CU Boulder's Professor Jun Ye, alongside their peers, are harnessing the power of quantum squeezing to revolutionize our understanding of the universe. As detailed in a recent MIT Technology Review article, this innovative approach is set to enhance the detection of gravitational waves and improve the precision of atomic clocks, promising new insights into cosmic phenomena and the fundamental laws of physics.

Humans of JILA podcast: Episode 6: JILA and NIST Fellow and Nobel Laureate, Eric Cornell

Submitted by kennac on Wed, 02/28/2024 - 11:53 am

JILA and NIST Fellow Dr. Eric Cornell is one of two Nobel Laureates currently working at JILA. In this episode, you'll hear the story of how Cornell worked to discover the BEC (Bose-Einstein-Condensate), which earned him a Nobel Prize in 2001, and how the Nobel Prize has affected his career. You'll also hear about Cornell's current research and meet one of his graduate students Anzhou Wang, who discusses what it's like working for a Nobel laureate.