Kjærgaardlab - Light & Matter

THESES Supervised by NK

B.Sc. (Honours)

John Chung (Otago 2018): Effect of Lensing in Ultracold Atoms for Dispersive Probing

Matthew Chilcott (Otago 2017): Construction of a External Cavity Diode Lasers at 420 nm

Craig Chisholm (Otago 2016): Towards Efficient All-Optical Bose-Einstein Condensate Production. 

Milena Horvath (Otago 2014): Atoms in External Magnetic Fields.

Kris Roberts (Otago 2013): Construction and Characterization of a Steerable Optical Tweezer System.

Thomas McKellar (Otago 2012): Non-destructive Probing of Ultracold Atoms

Bianca Sawyer (Otago 2011): Evaporation Efficiency Diagnostics: A route to Bose-Einstein Condensation in Rb87

Nicolai Becker (NBI 2007): Investigation of Rabi oscillations on the caesium clock transition and measurements using Ramsey-type Experiments

Jes Ravnsbøl (NBI 2007): Investigation of Rabi oscillations on the caesium clock transition and measurements using Ramsey-type Experiments


M.Sc. 

Craig S. Chisholm(Otago 2018): Three-Dimensional Manipulation of Ultracold Atoms using Optical Tweezers

Milena Horvath (Otago 2016): Energy dependent scattering of ultracold atoms about a Feshbach resonance

Thomas McKellar (Otago 2014): A Digital Frequency Source for Movement of Ultracold Atoms by Acousto-Optic Deflection

Bianca Sawyer (Otago 2013): Dispersive Probing of Quantum State Preparation in Ultracold 87Rb


Ph.D.

Ryan Thomas (Otago 2017): Cold Collisions of Ultracold Atoms

Ana Rakonjac (Otago 2012): A Versatile Collider for Ultracold Atoms

Daniel Oblak (NBI 2010): Quantum State Engineering in Cold Caesium Atoms

Patrick Windpassinger (NBI 2008): Non-destructive quantum state measurements and Quantum noise squeezing