We are exploring the use of neutral atoms for quantum information processing using several related but complementary approaches. Experiments are underway with three dfferent atomic species: Rb, Cs, and Ho.
Rb: Rydberg blockade for atom-atom and atom-photon entanglement
Cs: single atom qubit array
Cs: holographic atom traps
Ho: laser cooling and collective encoding
Hybrid quantum interfaces
Quantum computing roadmap
Pattern formation in intracavity second harmonic generation
MPEG movie showing the formation of a hexagonal pattern in singly resonant SHG (numerical simulation).
MPEG movie of spiral wave dynamics in the internally pumped Optical Parametric Oscillator (numerical simulation, caution 7 MB file).
Intracavity second harmonic generation in a KNbO3 crystal.
Quantum structures in second harmonic generation
Patterns and solitons in photorefractive resonators
Parametric coupling of light and matter waves
older lab pictures