Joe Bhaseen is a postdoctoral researcher at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, having previously worked at Oxford, Princeton, and Brookhaven National Laboratory. His undergraduate and D.Phil. degrees are from the University of Oxford. His work focuses on strongly correlated quantum many-body systems.
Cold atoms in optical cavities can undergo a transition to a liquid-crystalline state in which the positions of the atoms are determined by the photon field.