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Professor Peter Hannaford

Emeritus Professor


Projects: BEC on a chip, magnetic lattices, quantum coherence, molecular BEC, high harmonic generation, ultrafast spectroscopy.

Office: EN134

Telephone: +61 3 9214 5164 (office)

Fax: +61 3 9214 5160


Selected Publications:

  • From magnetic mirrors to atom chips
    Andrei Sidorov and Peter Hannaford
    In Atom Chips (Eds. J. Reichel and V. Vuletic) Wiley-VCH Chapter 1, pp. 3-31 (2011)

  • Temperature dependence of the universal contact parameter in a unitary Fermi gas
    E. D. Kuhnle, S. Hoinka, P. Dyke, H. Hu, P. Hannaford, and C. J. Vale
    Phys. Rev. Lett., in press arxiv 1012.2626

  • Universal behavior of pair correlations in a strongly interacting Fermi gas
    E. D. Kuhnle, H. Hu, X.-J. Liu, P. Dyke, M. Mark, P. D. Drummond, P. Hannaford and C. J. Vale
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 070402 (2010)

  • One dimensional lattice of permanent magnetic microtraps for ultracold atoms on an atom chip
    M. Singh, M. Volk, A. Akulshin, A. Sidorov, R. McLean and P. Hannaford
    J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 41, 065301 (2008). arXiv 0801.0642

  • Condensate splitting in an asymmetric double well for atom chip based sensors
    B.V. Hall, S. Whitlock, R. Anderson, P. Hannaford and A.I. Sidorov
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 030402 (2007).

  • Permanent magnetic lattices for ultracold atoms and quantum degenerate gases.
    Saeed Ghanbari, Tien D Kieu, Andrei Sidorov and Peter Hannaford
    J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 39, 847-860 (2006).

  • A permanent magnetic film atom chip for Bose-Einstein condensation.
    B.R. Hall, S. Whitlock, F. Scharnberg, P. Hannaford and A.I. Sidorov
    J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 39, 27-36 (2006).

  • Spectrally resolved femtosecond two-colour three-pulse photon echoes: study of ground and excited state dynamics in molecules.
    L.V. Dao, C.N. Lincoln, R.M. Lowe and P. Hannaford
    J. Chem. Phys. 120, 8434-8442 (2004).

  • Permanent magnet microstructures for atom optics.
    A.I. Sidorov, R.J. McLean, F. Scharnberg, D.S. Gough, T.J. Davis, B.A. Sexton, G.I. Opat and P. Hannaford
    Acta Physica Polonica B 33, 2137-2155 (2002).

  • Reflection of cold atoms from an array of current carrying conductors. D.C. Lau, A.I. Sidorov, G.I. Opat, R.J. McLean, W.J. Rowlands and P. Hannaford
    Eur. Phys. J. D 5, 193-9 (1999).

  • Specular refection of cold caesium atoms from a magnetostatic mirror. A.I. Sidorov, R.J. McLean, G.I. Opat, W.J. Rowlands, D.C. Lau, J.E. Murphy, M. Walkiewicz and P. Hannaford
    Quantum Semiclass. Opt. 8, 713-25 (1996).