Mass imbalanced fermions are great! In the CrLi lab we produce novel ultracold mixtures composed by Lithium and Chromium fermionic 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.

A high power optical trap with no thermal lensing realized!

We devised a simple, totally passive scheme that enables to realize an inexpensive optical trapping apparatus free from thermal lensing effects. Our work just got published in Optics Express.

C. Simonelli et al.,
Realization of a high power optical trapping setup free from thermal lensing effects
Opt. Express 27, 27215 (2019)

Cr/Li people

Antonio Cosco
Master student
Stefano Finelli
PhD student
Michele Pini
Postdoctoral fellow
Alessio Ciamei
Postdoctoral fellow
Andreas Trenkwalder
Scientific staff
Massimo Inguscio
Scientific staff
Matteo Zaccanti
Scientific staff
Former members:
Michael Jag
Elettra Neri
Cristiano Simonelli

Cr/Li contacts

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

Matteo Zaccanti
(zaccanti@lens.unifi.it)

Cr/Li funding

ERC StG PoLiChroM
MIUR FARE P-HeLiCS
H2020-MSCA-IF-2019 CriLiN