Kristian Baumann successfully defended his PhD thesis on September 6, 2011! View the picture here.
Alexander C. Frank was elected by the examination board 43 (Bildungsdirektion Kt. Zürich) on September 17th 2011 as Expert. Congratulations!
Ferdinand Brennecke received a Silver Medal from ETH Zurich for his PhD thesis on "Collective interaction between a Bose-Einstein condensate and a coherent few-photon field".
Our measurement of the phase diagram of the Dicke Quantum Phase transition (Baumann et al. Nature 464, 1301 (2010)) is listed by the Magazine SCIENCE as a runners up to "Science Breakthroughs of the Year".
Torben Müller successfully defended his PhD thesis on March 15, 2011! View the picture here.