• Experimental realization of two-isotope collision-assisted Zeeman cooling 

        Author(s):Hamilton, Mathew
        Date Issued:2013
        Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
        The work presented in this thesis focuses on the demonstration and initial evaluation of a novel non-evaporative cooling method called collision-assisted Zeeman cooling. For this realization, an ultracold gas consisting ...
      • Near-resonant and resonant light in ultracold gases 

        Author(s):Gilbert, Jonathan
        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
        This dissertation describes experiments and calculations involving light manipulation of atoms and light propagation in ultracold gases. There are three major sections to this dissertation. Each section presents a research ...
      • High-power deep-UV laser for improved and novel experiments on hydrogen 

        Author(s):Burkley, Zakary Neumann
        Date Issued:2019
        Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
        This dissertation details the design, performance, and cavity enhancement of a novel, high-power coherent 243.1 nm laser system, and through simulations, its ability to trap hydrogen in a magic wavelength optical trap. ...