Areas of Expertise

  • Atomic Physics
  • Antihydrogen
  • Quantum optics
  • Laser Cooling and Trapping
  • Bose-Einstein Condensation
  • Atom Interferometry
  • Laser Spectroscopy

Publications

  1. et. al. Observation of the 1S–2S transition in trapped antihydrogen. Nature 541(7638), 506-510.
  2. et. al. An improved limit on the charge of antihydrogen from stochastic acceleration. Nature 529(7586), 373-376.
  3. et. al. An experimental limit on the charge of antihydrogen. Nature Communications 5
  4. et. al. The Gbar project, or how does antimatter fall?. Hyperfine Interactions 228(1-3), 141-150.
  5. et. al. The ALPHA antihydrogen trapping apparatus. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 735, 319-340.

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Teaching

  • PH-129 Laboratory Physics I

    Laboratory Physics I

  • PH-M10 Atomic and Quantum Optics III

    This module deepens the student's understanding of atomic physics and quantum optics to a level which enables the student to participate under guidance in a research group involved in cutting edge research in the field.

Supervision

  • A light-matter quantum interface using cold atoms near tapered optical nanofibres (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Charlton
  • Ultra Cold Atoms in a Hybrid Magnetic and Optical Trap for Atom-Light Interactions with a Tapered Optical Nanofibre (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Charlton
  • Observation of the 1s-2s Transition in Trapped Antihydrogen (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Charlton
  • 'Imaging cold atoms with shot-noise and diffraction limited olographic microscopy' (awarded 2016)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr William Bryan
  • 'Applications of Microwave Sidebands from an Optically Injected Diode Laser to Atomic Physics and the Construction of a Magnetic Trap for Neutral Atoms' (awarded 2013)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Charlton