News Archive

13 Jul 2018

Dominik and Andrea defended their PhD thesis

Dominik Husmann and Andrea Morales successfully defended their PhD thesis. Congratulations to both!

22 Jun 2018

Lorenz defended his PhD thesis

Lorenz Hruby successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations!

6 May 2018

Alex starts his PhD

Alexander Baumgärtner started his PhD in the Impact team. Welcome!

2 Feb 2018

Michael defended his PhD thesis

Michael Messer successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations!

  • Daniel Greif was a finalist for this year's DAMOP thesis prize! Congratulations!
  • We are participating in the FET Open TherMIQ. Read more here.
  • Thomas Uehlinger successfully defended his PhD thesis on January 30, 2014. View the picture here.
  • David Stadler successfully defended his PhD thesis on December 16, 2013. View the picture here.
  • The qstarter awards 2013 went to Tobias Donner & team for Envico and Gregor Jotzu & team for ?EUREOM. Congratulations!
  • Daniel Greif won the 2013 CAP Outstanding Student Paper Award in AMO Physics. Congratulations!
  • Daniel Greif successfully defended his PhD thesis on May 28, 2013. View the picture here.
  • The UHV transfer system in the IMPACT setup is working! Watch the video.
  • Our work on "Double transfer through Dirac points in a tunable honeycomb optical lattice" (Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 217, 121-133 (2013)) is featured on the cover of the current issue of EPJ SPecial Topics.
  • The Lithium experiment was mentioned among the major breakthroughs in cold atoms research over the past year. Read more.
  • Our work "Observing the Drop of Resistance in the Flow of a Superfluid Fermi Gas" has been reviewed in Physics World.
  • Letica Tarruell and Daniel Greif won the Poster Prize at ICAP 2012.
  • Our soccer team "The Qombats" won the Boltzmann cup 2012!
  • Leticia Tarruell and Rafael Mottl recieved the VP award for setting up a new VP experiment.
  • Laura Corman was awarded for her master's degree with the Willi Studer prize.
  • Jakob Meineke successfully defended his PhD thesis on March 30, 2012. View the picture here.
  • Our work on "Creating, moving and merging Dirac points with a Fermi gas in a tunable honeycomb lattice" (Tarruell et al.,  Nature 483,  302?EUR"305 (2012)) has been featured on the cover of the March 15 edition of Nature.
    This issue also features a News & Views article by Jonathan Simon and Markus Greiner covering this work.
  • 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".
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  • Torben Müller successfully defended his PhD thesis on March 15, 2011! View the picture here.