July 1, 2021 - Kang-Kuen is promoted to Full Professor with tenure! Congrats!

January 28, 2021 - We bid farewell to Ming-Guang Hu, who will be joining QuEra computing as a senior research scientist. All the best in your new position!

December 17, 2020 - Yichao Yu successfully defended his PhD thesis! Congrats!

December 2020 - Dr. Fang Fang and Dr. Yixiang Liu join the group! Welcome!

August 7, 2020 - Yu Liu successfully defended his PhD thesis! Congrats!

November 29, 2019 - Our paper on Direct observation of bimolecular reactions of ultracold KRb molecules solving a 10-years-old mystery (+ suprises) is published in Science. Great work, KRb team! Physics Today

October 1, 2019 - Will Cairncross joins us as a MPHQ postdoctoral fellow. Congrats and welcome!

September 3, 2019 - Matthew Nichols joins us as a HQI postdoctoral fellow.  Congrats and welcome!

August 12, 2019 - Graduate student Lingbang Zhu joins the group. Welcome!

May 10, 2019 - Lee Liu successfully defended his PhD thesis! Congrats!

April 10, 2019 - Kenneth Wang recieves a 2019 NSF graduate fellowship! Congrats!

October 23, 2018 - Kang-Kuen wins the 2019 APS I.I. Rabi Prize! Congrats!

October 11th, 2018 - Graduate student Yu Liu wins a Bok Center Teaching Award for his excellent teaching in Spring 2018. Congrats!!

September 4th, 2018 - Kang-Kuen is awarded a DOE YIP on the research proposal "State-to-State Molecular Reactions in the Ultracold Regime" Thank you, DOE!

August 27th, 2018 - Graduate student Eliot Fenton joins the group. Welcome!

August 1st, 2018 - Graduate studnet Lewis Picard joins the group. Welcome!

July 24, 2018 - Our paper on Elliptical polarization for molecular Stark shift compensation in deep optical traps is published in Optics Express.

July 13, 2018 - Our paper on Dipolar exchange quantum logic gate with polar molecules is published in Chemical Science.

June 28, 2018 - Our paper on Motional-groun-state cooling outside the Lamb-Dicke regime is published in PRA. Congrats to Yichao and all.

April 12, 2018 - Our paper on "Building one molecule from a reservoir of two atoms" is published in Science first release. Nature Research highlights Chemistry World Science News c&en WIRED

August 21, 2017 - Graduate student Kenneth Wang joins the group! Welcome.

August 10, 2017 - Our paper on cooing a single sodium atom in an optical tweezer, "Motional Ground State Cooling Outside the Lamb-Dickes Regime" is on the arXiv

August 7, 2017 - Dr. David Grimes joins our group as a MPQ-Harvard Quantum Optics Center Postdoctoral Fellow. Congrats and Welcome!

June 27, 2017 - We bid farewell to Dr. Hutzler who will be starting his Assistant Professorship in Physics at Caltech on July 1st! Thank you, congrats, and we will miss you! Join Nick at!

March 20, 2017 - Jessie Zhang receives a 2017 NSF Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations!

February 10, 2017 - Undergrad Constantin joins.

January 13, 207 - Our new paper on "Ultracold Molecular Assembly" on the arXiv!

January 9, 2017 - Dr. Yen-Wei Lin joins the group. Welcome!

December 1, 2016 - Dr. Jon Hood joins the group. Welcome! 

October 14, 2016 - Kang-Kuen wins a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering!

July 5, 2016 - Will, Jason, and Nick wrote a new paper on reaching low temperature (-64oC) operations of a diode laser, check it out on the arXiv!

June 20, 2016 - Undergrad Colin joins us from the University of Chicago for the summer!

June 9, 2016 - High school student Ilona joins for a project!

June 7, 2016 - Undergrad Eugene joins! Welcome!

May 31, 2016 - Our new paper on "Eliminate light shifts in single-atom optical traps" on the arXiv!

April 12, 2016 - Graduate Student Andrei Horia Gheorghe joins our group. Welcome!

April 4, 2016 - Diploma student Frederic Condin joins our group from Germany. Welcome!

March 2, 2016 - Dr. Ming-Guang Hu joins the group! Welcome!

August 24, 2015 - Graduate Student Yu-Ting Chen joins for a rotation. Welcome!

August 12, 2015 - Graduate Student Jessie Zhang joins our group. Welcome, Jessie!

August 3, 2015 - Kang-Kuen is a 2015 Beckman Young Investigator!

June 9, 2014 - Harvard college student Jason Rosenberg joins us for the summer.

February 23, 2015 - Kang-Kuen is named a 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Physics.

January 21, 2015 - Kang-Kuen is among the 2015 AFOSR Young Investigator Program recipients. Thank you, AFOSR!

January 10, 2015 - Hyungmok Son joins the group for a rotation. Welcome!

November 3, 2014 - Rotation student Jhonathan Romero Fontalvo joins!

September 8, 2014 - Graduate student Ian Kivlichan joins the group for a rotation. Welcome!

September 1, 2014 - Dr. Nick Hutzler join our group as a Harvard Quantum Optics Center Postdoctoral Fellow! Welcome and Congratulations!

July 18, 2014 - Lab Warming party!

July 14, 2014 - Graduate student Yu Liu joins the lab!

July 8, 2014 - We've moved! We are next to the CCB library. Visit us at Converse 123, 132, 133, and 135!

July 1, 2014 - We begin to move into our new space. Lab at Converse 123.

June 17, 2014 - Undergrad Enes Aybar from Bilkent University joins for the summer.

June 9, 2014 - Graduate Student Yichao Yu joins the lab! Undergrad Will Tobias joins for the summer. Welcome!

April 7, 2014 - Postdoc Alex Gerakis arrived!

February 20, 2014 - Undergrad Saahil Mehta joins the lab!

January 16, 2014 - Graduate student Lee Liu joins the lab! Welcome!

December 13, 2013, Prof. Ni won a 2014 Milton Fund grant. Thank you, William F. Milton Fund!

December 6, 2013 - "Precision Spectroscopy of Polarized Molecules in an Ion Trap" by Loh, Cossel, Grau, Ni, Meyer, Bohn, Ye, and Cornell has been published in Science 342, 1220 (2013). Check out this new exciting result!

October 1, 2013 - Temporary lab is up and running.  We are open for business.