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

Stefano Finelli
PhD Student
Beatrice Restivo
PhD Student
Maximilian Schemmer
Research Fellow
Alessio Ciamei
Research Fellow
Andreas Trenkwalder
Scientific Staff
Massimo Inguscio
Scientific Staff
Matteo Zaccanti
Scientific Staff
Former members:
Antonio Cosco
Michael Jag
Elettra Neri
Michele Pini
Cristiano Simonelli

Cr/Li contacts

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

Matteo Zaccanti
(zaccanti@lens.unifi.it)