Mass imbalanced fermions are great! In the CrLi lab we want to produce a novel Fermi-Fermi mixture composed by Lithium and Chromium atoms. At the Cr-Li mass ratio exotic trimer states exist, which in turn will allow the first resonant control of elastic three-body interactions. This opens new perspectives for the study of elusive superfluid and magnetic phases with ultracold fermions.

Matteo Zaccanti has been awarded with an ERC Starting Grant! The title of the project is "PoLiChroM: Superfluidity and ferromagnetism of unequal mass fermions with 2- and 3-body resonant interactions” (proposal #637738). Congratulations!

Cr/Li people

Elettra Neri
PhD student
Andreas Trenkwalder
Scientific staff
Massimo Inguscio
Scientific staff
Matteo Zaccanti
Scientific staff

Cr/Li contacts

For further information, request of material, job opportunities, please contact:

Matteo Zaccanti
(zaccanti@lens.unifi.it)

Cr/Li funding

ERC StG POLYCHROM