Simon is now Doctor of Philosophy

On Monday, Simon held his defense for his PhD thesis and is now officially a Doctor of Philosophy.
He will carry out his research as a post-doctoral fellow in the group of Ronald Hanson at Qutech in Delft.
Congratulations and good luck!

Ground state of an ultracold Fermi gas of tilted dipoles in elongated traps

Now on New Journal of Physics

In collaboration with our theory colleagues from Serbia (Antun Balaž, Vladimir Veljic), Germany (Axel Pelster) and Brazil (Aristeu R. P. Lima), we have investigated the ground-state properties of dipolar Fermi gases, extending the current understanding to the case of arbitrary dipole orientation and trapping geometries.

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Max wins YAO 2018 Poster Prize

Maximilian Sohmen, , a PhD student in the RARE Lab,  has won the  prize for best poster of  YAO2018. Congratulations!

The Young Atom Opticians (YAO) conference is a yearly meeting, organized by and for PhD candidates in the field of atomic, molecular and optical physics. This year it took place in Glasgow (

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