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Archives for July, 2010

Wyoming, Pt. 1

I’ve been in Casper Wyoming the last few days at the Workshop of Quantum Science and Engineering, put together by Dr. Marlan Scully. The point of the workshop is to discuss the various work we’re doing, exchange ideas, and all the other stuff that usually happens at these physics shindigs. We’ve also had a few…

Shoving Sand

It’s a pretty nice time for quantum optics and laser physics at Texas A&M, with us moving into a brand new lab and acquiring several new laser systems. One of the systems we’re moving isn’t new (we’ve had it for a few years, and the technology is considerably older), but we’re about to put it…

Sunday Function

Again, apologies for the hideously scanty posting. Been in the lab doing some really interesting research which will with some luck get me in a really nice journal, as well as doing the various rounds of revision on the paper for some previous research. Also putting two talks together for a conference/school. That whole wedding…

Sunday Function

Happy birthday to the United States! It’s one of the younger countries on the planet and yet has still managed to have one of the oldest continuous systems of government. Not too shabby. Here’s hoping our current wobbles get straightened out and our next few Independence Days occur under more pleasant conditions. I’m not sure…