Cheng Chin

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Cheng Chin is a professor at the James Franck Institute, Enrico Fermi Institute, and the Department of Physics at the University of Chicago He received his Ph.D. in 2001 from Stanford University and completed his postdoc research at Innsbruck University. He conducts experimental research on ultracold gases. He has received several awards, including the 2011 I. I. Rabi prize from the American Physical Society.

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Viewpoint: Looking for Hofstadter’s Butterfly in Cold Atoms

Two research groups have engineered an optical lattice of atoms that mimic the behavior of electrons moving in a crystal and a strong magnetic field. Read More »