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Theses & Reports

Theses & Reports

  • Graham Edge, "Imaging Fermionic Atoms in a Quantum Gas Microscope", December 2016 [pdf, 154 pages, 21.5MB]
  • Gueyue (Frank) Cai, "External Cavity Diode Laser Frequency Locking and Tapered Amplifier Frequency Comb Laser", September 2016 [pdf, 13 pages, 8.4 MB]
  • Vijin Venu, "Raman cooling in a deep far-detuned optical lattice", August 2016 [pdf, 43 pages, 8.8MB]
  • Scott Smale, "First observation of an s-wave contact on the repulsive side of a Feshbach resonance", December 2014 [pdf, 31 pages, 1.9MB]
  • Ryan Day, "Grey Sub-Doppler Cooling of 40K in an Optical Lattice", September 2014 [[pdf, 53 pages, 3.1 MB]
  • Dylan Jervis, "A Fermi gas microscope apparatus", August 2014 [pdf, 150 pages, 13.2MB]
  • Alma Bardon, "Dynamics of a unitary Fermi gas", July 2014 [pdf, 119 pages, 24.9MB]
  • Christian Veit, "A broadband light source for a dimple trap", March 2014 [pdf, 54 pages, 11MB]
  • Matthias Wenzel, "A hollow-core beam", February 2014 [pdf, 23 pages, 10.7MB]
  • Chris Luciuk, "Diffusive spin transport in a unitary Fermi gas", September 2013 [pdf, 48 pages, 19.8MB]
  • Will Cairncross, "Thermometry of a unitary Fermi gas", August 2013 [pdf, 18 pages, 0.6MB]
  • Daniel Fine, "Frequency offset lock for imaging of 40K in high magnetic fields", January 2013 [pdf, 23 pages, 4.8MB]
  • Nathan Cheng, "Control of Feshbach resonant interactions in ultracold potassium-40 experiments", September 2012 [pdf, 32 pages, 1.5MB]
  • Amy Qu, "A MHz-bandwidth photodiode amplifier", August 2012 [pdf, 8 pages, 0.4MB]
  • Ian Kivlichan, update of "Interference-filter stabilized ECDLs", August 2012 [pdf, 61 pages, 15MB]
  • Carolyn Kierans, "Testing of a microscope for site-resolved imaging of atoms in an optical lattice", August 2012 [pdf, 63 pages,11MB]
  • David McKay, "Quantum Simulation in Strongly Correlated Optical Lattices", July 2012 [pdf, 394 pages, 15 MB]
  • Will Cairncross & Matthias Scholl, "Interference filter stabilized external cavity diode lasers" September 2011 [pdf, 47 pages, 7MB]
  • Boris Braverman, "Strongly repulsive ultracold potassium atoms" April 2011 [pdf, 73 pages, 2.3MB]
  • Lindsay J. LeBlanc, "Exploring many-body physics with ultracold atoms" November 2010 [pdf, 190 pages, 6MB]
  • Felix Stubenrauch, "Frequency Modulation Saturation Spectroscopy Laser Lock of An Interference-Filter-Stabilized External-Cavity Diode Laser" September 2010 [pdf, 24 pages, 2 MB]
  • Hai-Jun Cho, "High-Resolution Imaging for an Optical Lattice Experiment" September 2010 [pdf, 3MB, 42 pages]
  • Alex Piggott, Angular Drift of CrystalTech 3080-197 (1064nm, 80MHz) AOMs due to Thermal Transients", August 2010 [pdf, 2MB, 17 pages] [addendum on switching time]
  • Michael Sprage, "Frequency offset lock and microwave evaporation for fermions in an optical lattice", June 2010 [pdf, 3MB, 39 pages]
  • Matthias Scholl, "Interference Filter stabilized external cavity diode laser", March 2010 [pdf, 3MB, 63 pages]
  • John Simpson, "Towards 405nm Manipulation of 40K", August 2009 [pdf, 3MB, 24 pages]
  • Gabriello Presenza-Pitman, "Determination of the Contrast and Modulation Transfer Functions for High Resolution Imaging of Individual Atoms", NSERC summer report, Aug 2009 [pdf, 1.3MB, 25 pages]
  • Marcius Extavour, "Fermions and Bosons on an Atom Chip", PhD Thesis, June 2009 [pdf, 7.8MB, 201 pages]
  • Michael Yee, "Magnetic Trapping and Transport of Ultracold Atoms", BASc Thesis, June 2009 [pdf, 33MB, 60 pages]
  • Julie Sutton, "Generation of an Optical Lattice for a Degenerate Fermi Gas Experiment", BASc Thesis, April 2009 [pdf, 0.7MB, 45 pages]
  • Tout Wang, "Interferometric Optical Testing for High Resolution Imaging in an Optical Lattice", August 2008 summer report [pdf, 41 pages, 1.4MB]
  • Josefine Metzkes, "Design of a Magnetic Transport System", May 2008 [pdf, 0.8MB, 28 pages]
  • Dylan Jervis, "Fabrication of an atom chip", MSc report, September 2007 [pdf, 5MB, 38 pages].
  • Amir Mazouchi, "Feasibility of imaging single atoms in an optical lattice", MSc report, August 2007 [pdf, 0.4MB, 52 pages]
  • Brian Shuve, "Suppression of Light Scattering in Degnerate Fermi Gases," BASc thesis, April 2007 [pdf, 3MB, 37 pages]
  • Vince Kan, Evaluating imaging systems using Zemax, May 2007. [pdf, 600kB, 20 pages]
  • Brian Shuve, "Supression of light scattering in Fermions," NSERC summer report, September 2006 [pdf, 0.6MB, 30 pages]
  • David Burns, "A frequency offset lock for high field imaging," NSERC summer report, September 2006 [pdf, 1.0MB, 23 pages] [two linked files: AD9858 manual, schematic]
  • Lindsay LeBlanc, "Hyperfine structure of 40K", Report [pdf, 1.4MB, 24 pages]
  • David McKay, "Microwave manipulation of atoms on a chip," B.A.Sc. Thesis, April 2006. [pdf, 2.0MB, 100 pages]
  • Lindsay LeBlanc, "Evaporative Cooling in a Strongly Confining Microchip Trap," M.Sc. Thesis, August 2005. [pdf, 0.9MB, 42 pages]
  • David Shirokoff, "Raman Spectroscopy of Degenerate Fermions", Summer report 2005 [pdf, 1.3MB, 35 pages]
  • Ian Leroux, "Manipulation of Ultra-Cold Atoms Using Radio-Frequency and Microwave Radiation", B.A.Sc. Thesis, April 2005. [pdf, 470kB, 38 pages]
  • Barbara Cieslak, "Resist Systems for Atom Microchip Fabrication," B.A.Sc. thesis, April 2005. [pdf, 17MB, 62 pages + data sheets]
  • Marcius Extavour, "Design and construction of magnetic elements for trapping and transport of cold neutral atoms", M.Sc. Thesis, August 2004. [pdf, 1.3MB, 37 pages]
  • Dave McKay, Summer report 2004. [pdf, 5.1MB, 87 pages]
  • Ryan McKenzie, "Lasers and Lenses", Summer report 2004. [pdf, 1.6MB, 15 pages]

Miscellaneous:

An article on "How to write a paper" [pdf, 60kB, 3 pages], by George Whitesides.