On 3rd and 4th of November 2016 the Erbium team from Innsbruck, the Dysprosium team of Tilman Pfau from Stuttgart and theorists from Luis Santos group from Hannover gathered in Maria Waldrast for an informal meeting, to discuss future prospects of ultracold quantum gases of lanthanide atoms.
After doing a summer internship in our group, Moritz Koenemann has joined the RARE team for his master thesis to work on the upcoming Rydberg-chamber.
Originally from Caserta (Naples), Claudia Politi and Gabriele Natale are master students of the University of Pisa and now joined us in Innsbruck for the next full year. Welcome!
This year, from 6.-9. September 2016, the third edition of the workshop on ‘Long-range interactions in the ultracold’, took place in Ercolano (Naples, IT). Since the event was organised by Francesca (together with Antoine Browaeys and Robert Löw), the whole team joined in for the event, rented a Minibus and drove all the way down to southern Italy.
Back in 2009, the Erbium experiment was starting with funding from the Austrian academy of science (through an FWF START-price) and an ERC Starting grant. Since the START price is now expired, the FWF send a Camera team to our lab for a short video. You can watch it here: