Erich J. Mueller

Erich Mueller is an associate professor in the Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics at Cornell University http://people.ccmr.cornell.edu/~emueller/. He received his Ph.D. in 2001 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Ohio State University. He conducts theoretical research on ultracold gases. In 2009 he was recognized as an Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society.

Erich J. Mueller Published December 12, 2011

Atomic and Molecular Physics | Topological Insulators

Extremely high magnetic fields have been simulated by laser manipulation of atoms trapped in an optical lattice.
Erich J. Mueller Published August 27, 2012

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Experimentalists simulate the effects of spin-orbit coupling in ultracold Fermi gases, paving the way for the creation of new exotic phases of matter.
Cheng Chin, Erich J. Mueller Published October 28, 2013

Atomic and Molecular Physics

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.