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Nicholas P. Bigelow

Lee A. DuBridge Professor Of Physics And Professor Of Optics
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Physics And Astronomy

Areas of expertise: Quantum optics, quantum physics

Press contact:
Leonor Sierra
lsierra@ur.rochester.edu
585.276.6264

Related Links:
Nicholas Bigelow Home Page
The Bigelow Quantum Optics Group


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Biography
Bigelow's research interests are in the areas of quantum optics and quantum physics. His recent work has focused on the creation and study of ultra-cold quantum gases, the manipulation and control of atomic motion using light pressure forces, the laser cooling and trapping of atoms and molecules, Bose-Einstein condensation and the basic quantum nature of the basic atom-photon interaction.

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