Our affiliations and activities

CMP Seminars at the University of Alberta Dept. of Physics
weekly lunchtime seminars by visiting and local speakers

Quantum Alberta

University resources

University of Alberta
Department of Physics
Graduate admissions

Cold atoms background

JILA’s introduction to laser cooling and BEC
Nobel prize citation for laser cooling
Nobel prize citation for Bose-Einstein condensation
Ultracold atoms news
Modern time: a photo/audio essay with W.D. Phillips and friends

Recent eprints

Quantum gases
Atomic physics
uantum physics

Review articles

How to build a simple BEC machine
How to build NIST’s BEC machine
Making, probing and understanding BECs
Making, probing and understanding DFGs
Theory of BEC 
Optical trapping
Artificial gauge fields
Many-body physics with ultracold gases [arxiv]
Quantum simulations with ultracold quantum gases
Simulation: Quantum leaps


Pethick and Smith: BECs in dilute gases
Metcalf: Laser Cooling and Trapping
Foote: Atomic Physics
Cohen-Tannoudji Atom-Photon Interactions

Diversity in physics

APS Minorities in Physics
National Society of Black Physicists (USA)
National Society of Hispanic Physicists (USA)
APS Women in Physics
Grandma got STEM
Smithsonian Magazine: Women in Science
Smithsonian Magazine: Ten historical female scientists
WISEST @ UAlberta
LGBT+ physicistsoutlist
Queer in STEM (survey)
National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (USA)

Physics is beauty
Lindsay LeBlanc, Globe and Mail (Facts and Arguments) 11 June 2009.
[Newspaper website]

© Lindsay J LeBlanc 2013