Cheng Chin

Dept. of Physics, James Franck institute, Enrico Fermi institute, and College

Cheng Chin
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Cheng Chin earned his B.S.degreein Physics from National Taiwan University in 1993and his Ph.D. degree in Physics from Stanford University in 2001 under the advisory of Dr. Steven Chu. He conducted postdoctoralresearch at Stanford (2001~2003) and at Innsbruck University (2003~2005). He joined the University of Chicago in 2005 and has beena full professor in theDepartmentof Physics, the Enrico Fermi institute,and the James Franck institute since 2012. He has also been a visiting professor at Innsbruck University(Austria), ETH(Switzerland), Rice University, MIT, Academic Sinica(Taiwan), Univ. of Ulm(Germany), Univ. of Munich(Germany), Max Planck institute (Germany), JILA,andTsinghua University (China).


Cheng Chin’s research focuses on experimental atomic,molecularand optical (AMO) physics. Recent works include Bose-Einstein condensation, strongly interacting Fermi gas, Feshbachand Efimov resonances, quantum information science, novel quantum states and quantum dynamics, thermophoretic levitation, and quantum simulation of condensed matter, nuclear, high-energy and cosmological systems.

Selected Publications

  • Correlations in high harmonic generation of matter-wave jets revealed by pattern recognition, Lei Feng, Jiazhong Hu, Logan W. Clark, Cheng Chin, Science 363, 521(2019)
  • Observation of Density-Dependent Gauge Fields in a Bose-Einstein Condensate Based on Micromotion Control in a Shaken Two-Dimensional Lattice
  • Logan W. Clark, Brandon M. Anderson, Lei Feng, Kathy Levin,Cheng Chin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121,030402 (2018)
  • Collective emission of matter-wave jets from driven Bose-Einstein condensates, Logan W. Clark, Anita Gaj, Lei Feng, Cheng Chin, Nature 551, 356 (2017)
  • Observation of a Degenerate Fermi Gas Trapped by a Bose-Einstein CondensateB.J. DeSalvo, Krutik Patel, Jacob Johansen, Cheng Chin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 233401 (2017)

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