Areas of Expertise

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


  1. et. al. Observation of the hyperfine spectrum of antihydrogen. Nature 548(7665), 66-69.
  2. & Cold neutral atoms via charge exchange from excited state positronium: a proposal. New Journal of Physics 19(5), 053020
  3. et. al. Observation of the 1S–2S transition in trapped antihydrogen. Nature 541(7638), 506-510.
  4. et. al. Limit on the electric charge of antihydrogen. Hyperfine Interactions 238(1)
  5. et. al. An improved limit on the charge of antihydrogen from stochastic acceleration. Nature 529(7586), 373-376.

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  • 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.


  • 'Observation of the 1s-2s Transition in Trapped Antihydrogen' (current)

    Student name:
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Charlton
  • A light-matter quantum interface using cold atoms near tapered optical nanofibres (current)

    Student name:
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Charlton