John Bohn


Nickname: Alessandro Volpi
Member of group: 2001-2002
Current whereabouts: unknown

Volpi publications with the group

Magnetic Field Effects in Ultracold Molecular Collisions -- A. Volpi and J. L. Bohn, Phys. Rev. A 65, 052712 (2002).

Molecular Vibration in Ultracold Collision Theory -- A. Volpi and J. L. Bohn, Phys. Rev. A 65, 064702 (2002).

Fine-structure Effects in Vibrational Relaxation at Ultralow Temperatures -- A. Volpi and J. L. Bohn, J. Chem. Phys. 119, 866 (2003).


Nickname: Don Quixote
With Group: 2005-2007
Specialization: Cold molecule collisions.
Current whereabouts: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Quote: "¡Madre del amor hermoso! I haven't thought of that."

Here Ed and Manolo share ideas about molecules.

Lara publications with the group

Ultracold Rb-OH Collisions and Prospects for Sympathetic Cooling -- M. Lara, J. L. Bohn, D. Potter, P. Soldan, and J. Hutson, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 183201 (2006).


Specialization: Many-body theory of polar particles.
PhD: Tel Aviv University, 2005.
With group: 2005-2009.

Quote: "It's vague in a confusing way."

Current whereabouts: Industry

Ronen publications with the group

Bogoliubov modes of a dipolar condensate in a cylindrical trap -- S. Ronen, D. C. E. Bortolotti, and J. L. Bohn, Phys. Rev. A 74, 013623 (2006).

Scattering Length Instability in Dipolar Bose Gases -- D. C. E. Bortolotti, S. Ronen, J. L. Bohn, and D. Blume, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 160402 (2006).


Nickname: Schnapps-Meister
Specialization: Ultracold molecular collisions.
PhD: University of Heidelberg, 2009.
With group: 2010-12

   "Can't you just use Rydberg atoms for that?"
   "They are just some random numbers."


Current Whereabouts: Bürkert Fluid Control Systems, Karlsruhe, Germany

Mayle Publications in the Group


Nickname: Gugu
Specialization: Ultracold molecular collisions.
PhD: IPR, University of Rennes, 2006.
With group: 2008-2012.
Current Whereabouts: Laboratoire Aimé Cotton, Paris

   "Convince me that the short-range is not important."
   "Good Wronskians always lead to good results."
   "Oh, I can handle divergences."
   "Time to cut the ham!"


Caught in the act: here Goulven studies molecular physics.


Occupation: Postdoc
Nickname: Dan
Specialization: Scattering
PhD: University of Durham, 2012
With group: 2012-2014
Current whereabouts: University of Otago, New Zealand

Quotes: “A picosecond is like a day to me!”
“In this model, I’ll pile crudity upon crudity."

Croft publications with the group:

Long-Lived Complexes and Chaos in Ultracold Molecular Collisions
            J. F. E. Croft and J. L. Bohn, Phys. Rev. A 89, 102714 (2014).


Occupation: Postdoc
Nickname: Sykesy
Specialization: Many-Body theory
PhD: University of Queensland, 2009.
With group: 2012-14
Current whereabouts: Transpower New Zealand, Wellington

Quote: “It’s the nutritional equivalent of a pork chop.”

Sykes publications in the group:

Quenching to Unitarity: Quantum Dynamics in a 3D Bose Gas
A. G. Sykes, J. P. Corson, J. P. D’Incao, A. P. Koller, C. H. Greene, A. M. Rey, K. R. A. Hazzard, and J. L. Bohn, Phys. Rev. A 89, 021601(R) (2014). 


Occupation: Postdoc
Nickname: Lutska
Specialization: Ultracold Molecules
PhD: Charles University, Prague, 2014
With group: 2015-17
Current whereabouts: Charles University, Prague

Quote: "The Queen of disciplines is neither physics nor mathematics, but love.”

Augustovicova publications with the group

Can Nitric Oxide be Evaporatively Cooled in its Ground State?
L. D. Augustovičová and J. L. Bohn, Phys. Rev. A 96, 042712 (2017).


Nickname: Camera Monkey
Specialization: Moist baseball physics
With group: Summer of 2008, on loan from University of Washington

     "I could've been building a Cosmic Ray Telescope this summer - but no-o-o-o!"