Nicholas R. Hutzler

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Nick Hutzler received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), his Ph.D. in physics at Harvard, and performed postdoctoral research at the MIT-Harvard Center for Ultracold Atoms (CUA). He is currently an Assistant Professor at Caltech, developing techniques to control cold molecules for a variety of applications, especially precision measurement searches for physics beyond the standard model.


Trapped Ions Test Fundamental Particle Physics

New precision experiments using trapped molecular ions provide an alternative method for determining if the electron has an electric dipole moment. Read More »


A New Way to Laser-Cool Molecules

Researchers exploit the peculiar structure of yttrium monoxide to cool the gas to ultralow temperatures and record-breaking densities. Read More »