The MAGIS-100 prototype


Atom interferometry to search for ultra light dark matter and gravitational waves.
Trapped atoms in a magneto-optical trap

Atom-photon connection

Quantum interfacing matter and light at the single-particle level
Vacuum chamber

Dipolar Quantum Gases group

We are currently building an ultracold erbium experiment in our lab in the Beecroft building with the aim of studying the effect of long-range interactions on quantum fluids.

Frontiers of quantum physics

Our group researches into applying quantum physics beyond the microscopic domain
A single strontium ion in a trap.

Ion trap quantum computing

We are primarily an experimental group, testing and developing ideas in quantum computing using laser-manipulated trapped ions.
Omega laser

Laboratory astroparticle physics

cosmic magnetic fields, turbulence, quantum plasmas, fusion energy, quantum gravity
Image of the LMJ target chamber

Laser fusion and extreme field physics

Inertial Fusion
Ti:sapphire laser

Laser-plasma accelerator group

We study laser-driven plasma accelerators and their applications.
Structure and NMR spectrum of crotonic acid, a common 4 qubit system

NMR quantum computing

Applications of quantum control to building small demonstration quantum computers with nuclear magnetic resonance
lasers in flame

Nonlinear spectroscopy and sensors

Our research currently focusses on applications of sensitive optical diagnostic techniques pioneered in the group for applications in engineering and chemistry.
Experimental team at the commissioning experiment of the HED station of the European XFEL.

Oxford Centre for High Energy Density Science (OxCHEDS)

The Oxford Centre For High Energy Density Science (OxCHEDS) brings together groups from across Atomic and Laser physics (and beyond) with an interest in the study of matter under extreme conditions.

Quantum and optical technology

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Experiment at LCLS

Quantum high energy density physics

Exploring how quantum systems behave in extreme conditions of temeprature and density
Spin lattice

Quantum systems engineering

Research in our group focuses on theoretical studies of quantum optical platforms including ultracold atoms, ion traps and cavities as well as quantum materials whose non-equilibrium dynamics can be controlled by ultrafast optics.

Ultracold quantum matter

We are an experimental group studying quantum many-body physics using ultracold atoms, as well as developing high-flux cold atomic sources and its application of matter-wave interferometry.