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Steve Rolston


College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences



Quantum Science

Language Proficiency


Steve Rolston led the group that created the first ultracold plasmas in 1999. The study of ultracold plasmas involves probing that interface between single-body physics – thinking of each atom individually – and many-body physics, or collective effects. Rolston focuses on using ultracold atoms to explore various aspects of quantum science.

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