About the Bohn Group

Research Areas

Our research falls into six categories. Click the links to explore papers we've published on these topics.

  1. Cold Atoms
  2. Cold Molecules
  3. Dipoles
  4. Bosons
  5. Fermions
  6. Other Explorations

In the Spotlight

Analytical Mechanics cover.
July 13, 2021: Shameless Shelf Promotion Dep't

Critics agree: this book extends from the front cover all the way to the back!

“This is a book that, unfortunately, I cannot un-read.”
     - Physics Yesterday

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July 05, 2021: Who - Are - You -? Dep’t

They always say, the fun in a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) is the way it wiggles.  In a new study, Eli Halperin has followed the wiggles of a BEC composed of dysprosium atoms that are little magnets.

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July 04, 2021: Unbroken Record Dep’t

We are pleased to report that our article, "Prospects for Bose-Einstein Condensation in Ultracold Molecules", Laser Physics 13, 1091 (2003), remains in a 30,996-way tie for the least-cited physics paper of all time!

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July 02, 2021: The Grass is Always Greener Dep't

Balls of clay may stick to each other when they collide. This is because the original energy they had before the collision gets so mixed up in heating the clay that the balls have none left to separate. Molecules, particularly small ones, don't generally act this way, since there are not many places for the energy to disappear into.

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JILA Address

We are located at JILA: A joint institute of NIST and the University of Colorado Boulder.

Map | JILA Phone: 303-492-7789 | Address: 440 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309