Publications

 
 
Lene Vestergaard Hau
Quantum Optics: Slowing single photons
Nature Photonics 5, 197 (2011)

Lene Vestergaard Hau
Manipulating Light
Unit 7 of the Annenberg Foundation's "Physics for the 21st Century"
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Anne Goodsell, Trygve Ristroph, J.A. Golovchenko, and Lene Vestergaard Hau
Field ionization of cold atoms near the wall of a single carbon nanotube
Physical Review Letters 104, 133002 (2010)
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Rui Zhang, Sean R. Garner, and Lene Vestergaard Hau
Creation of long-term coherent optical memory via controlled nonlinear interactions in Bose-Einstein condensates.
Physical Review Letters 103, 233602 (2009)

Brian Murphy and Lene Vestergaard Hau
Electro-optical nanotraps for neutral atoms
Physical Review Letters 102, 033003 (2009).

Lene Vestergaard Hau
Optical information processing in Bose-Einstein condensates
Nature Photonics 2, 451-453 (2008).

Lene Vestergaard Hau
Quantum physics - Tangled memories
Nature 452, 37-38 (2008).

Naomi S. Ginsberg, Sean R. Garner, and Lene Vestergaard Hau
Coherent control of optical information with matter wave dynamics
Nature 445, 623 (2007).

Lene Vestergaard Hau
Nonlinear optics: Shocking superfluids
Nature Physics 3, p.13-14 (January 2007).

Christopher Slowe, Laurent Vernac, Lene Vestergaard Hau
A High Flux Source of Cold Rubidium
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 76, 103101 (2005). Preprint: physics/0407040

Christopher Slowe, Naomi S. Ginsberg, Trygve Ristroph, Anne Goodsell,
and Lene Vestergaard Hau
Ultraslow Light & Bose-Einstein Condensates:
Two-way Control with Coherent Light & Atom Fields

Optics & Photonics News 16, p.30-34 (May 2005).

Marin Soljacic, Elefterios Lidorikis, J. D. Joannopoulos, Lene Vestergaard Hau
Ultra Low-Power All-Optical Switching
Applied Physics Letters 86, 171101 (2005)

Naomi S. Ginsberg, Joachim Brand, Lene Vestergaard Hau
Observation of Hybrid Soliton Vortex-Ring Structures in Bose-Einstein Condensates
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 040403 (2005). Preprint: cond-mat/0408464

Trygve Ristroph, Anne Goodsell, J. A. Golovchenko, and Lene Vestergaard Hau
Single Neutral Atom Detection and Quantized Conductance Near a Charged Nanotube
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 066102 (2005).

Zachary Dutton, Lene Vestergaard Hau
Storing and processing optical information with ultra-slow light
in Bose-Einstein condensates

Phys. Rev. A 70, 053831 (2004).
Preprint quant-ph/0404018

Zachary Dutton, Naomi Ginsberg, Christopher Slowe, and Lene Vestergaard Hau
The Art of Taming Light: Ultra-slow and Stopped Light
Europhysics News 35, 33-39 (2004)

Lene Vestergaard Hau
Frozen Light
Scientific American 285, 52-59 (July 2001) and Special Scientific American Issue entitled "The Edge of Physics" (2003).

Lene Vestergaard Hau
Taming Light with Cold Atoms
Physics World 14, 35-40 (September 2001)
Invited feature article. Published by Institute for Physics, UK.

Zachary Dutton, Michael Budde, Christopher Slowe, Lene Vestergaard Hau
Observation of quantum shock waves created with ultra-compressed slow light pulses in a Bose-Einstein Condensate
Science 293, 663-668 (27 July 2001)
and Science Express, June 28 2001 (doi:10.1126/science.1062527)

Chien Liu, Zachary Dutton, Cyrus H. Behroozi, Lene Vestergaard Hau
Observation of coherent optical information storage in an atomic medium using halted light pulses
Nature 409, 490-493, (25 January 2001)
(Reprinted by permission from Nature, 409, 490-493, copyright (2001) Macmillan Magazines Ltd.)

B. D. Busch, Chien Liu, Z. Dutton, C. H. Behroozi, L. Vestergaard Hau
Observation of interaction dynamics in finite-temperature Bose condensed atom clouds
Europhys. Lett., 51 (5), 485-491 (2000)

Lene Hau, Proceedings of the Workshop on Bose-Einstein Condensation and Degenerate Fermi Gases, Center for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, JILA, Colorado, February 10-12, 1999. Hau's talk: Podcast and image files.

Lene Vestergaard Hau, S. E. Harris, Zachary Dutton, Cyrus H. Behroozi
Light speed reduction to 17 metres per second in an ultracold atomic gas
Nature 397, 594-598 (18 February 1999)
(Reprinted by permission from Nature, 397, 594-598, copyright (1999) Macmillan Magazines Ltd.)

Lene Vestergaard Hau, B. D. Busch, Chien Liu, Zachary Dutton, Michael M. Burns, J. A. Golovchenko
Near Resonant Spatial Images of Confined Bose-Einstein Condensates in the 4-Dee Magnetic Bottle
Phys. Rev. A 58, R54-R57 (1998).

Lene Vestergaard Hau, B. D. Busch, Chien Liu, Michael M. Burns, J. A. Golovchenko
Cold Atoms and Creation of New States of Matter: Bose-Einstein Condensates, Kapitza States, and '2D Magnetic Hydrogen Atoms
Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions (Invited papers of the 20th International Conference of Electronic and Atomic Collisions (ICEAC) Vienna, Austria, July 23-29, 1997) F. Aumayr and H.P. Winter, editors (World Scientific, Singapore 1998), pp. 41-50 .

Lene Vestergaard Hau, J. A. Golovchenko, and Michael M. Burns
Supersymmetry and the Binding of a Magnetic Atom to a Filamentary Current
Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 1426-1429 (1995) .

Lene Vestergaard Hau, J. A. Golovchenko, and Michael M. Burns
A new atomic beam source: The "candlestick"
Rev. Sci. Instr. 65, 3746-3750 (1994) .

Lene Vestergaard Hau, Michael M. Burns, and J. A. Golovchenko
Bound states of guided matter waves: An atom and a charged wire
Phys. Rev. A 45, 6468-6478 (1992).