Group News (2018)
Identifying quantum phase transitions using artificial neural networks on experimental data
Photo: Figure: AG Sengstock
Machine learning techniques such as artificial neural networks are currently revolutionizing many technological areas and have also proven successful...
Absolute strong-field ionization probabilities of ultracold rubidium atoms
Photo: UHH/Wessels-Staarmann, "Non-resonant strong-field ionization yield of ultracold 87Rb", CC BY 4.0; cropped and remixed
Understanding strong-field ionization requires a quantitative comparison between experimental data and theoretical models which is notoriously...
Symmetry-broken momentum distributions induced by matter-wave diffraction during time-of-flight expansion of ultracold atoms
Photo: AG Sengstock
We study several effects which lead to symmetry-broken momentum distributions of quantum gases released from optical lattices. In particular, we...