Christoph I. Westbrook

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Chris Westbrook earned a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Michigan in 1987. He then spent five years at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, MD, before accepting a position with the French CNRS at the Laboratoire Charles Fabry de l’Institut d’Optique near Paris. His main research interests have been the development of laser cooling, the study of degenerate quantum gases, and atom optics.