Michael Lim

  • 491 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
19982020
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Personal profile

Research interests

Current projects:
Formation of ultracold atomic plasmas (UCPs).  Recombination dynamics in UCPs formed by photoionization of ultracold neutral atoms. Fiber-coupled confocal microscope for fluorescence correlation spectroscopy to study micelle dynamics.  Collaboration with Nathaniel Nucci, Rowan Physics and Rowan MCB.

Member of:
American Physical Society (www.aps.org)

Recent Academic Projects:
Philadelphia-Singapore Optics Research Experience for Undergraduates:
10-week summer program for Philadelphia-area physics majors to perform experimental atomic physics and photonics research at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.  Funded by NSF-IRES

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, doctorate

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor, Harvard University

Master of Science, Master

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traps Physics & Astronomy
atoms Physics & Astronomy
vortices Physics & Astronomy
magnetic fields Physics & Astronomy
chips Physics & Astronomy
semiconductor lasers Physics & Astronomy
neutral atoms Physics & Astronomy
Atoms Engineering & Materials Science

Projects 2016 2020

Research Output 1998 2014

  • 491 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 14 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
5 Citations (Scopus)

Density dependence of the ionization avalanche in ultracold Rydberg gases

Siercke, M., Oon, F. E., Mohan, A., Wang, Z. W., Lim, M. & Dumke, R., Feb 3 2014, In : Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 89, 2, 022701.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

avalanches
ionization
gases
expansion
time dependence
11 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetic confinement of neutral atoms based on patterned vortex distributions in superconducting disks and rings

Zhang, B., Siercke, M., Chan, K. S., Beian, M., Lim, M. J. & Dumke, R., Jan 4 2012, In : Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 85, 1, 013404.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neutral atoms
traps
vortices
rings
low currents
16 Citations (Scopus)

Reconfigurable self-sufficient traps for ultracold atoms based on a superconducting square

Siercke, M., Chan, K. S., Zhang, B., Beian, M., Lim, M. J. & Dumke, R., Apr 23 2012, In : Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 85, 4, 041403.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

traps
atoms
quadrupoles
trapping
magnetic fields

Superconducting atom chips

Siercke, M., Chan, K. S., Zhang, B., Lim, M. & Dumke, R., Dec 1 2011, International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2011. p. 907-909 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Vortex flow
chips
vortices
Atoms
Superconducting films

Superconducting atom chips

Siercke, M., Chan, K. S., Zhang, B., Lim, M. & Dumke, R., Dec 1 2011, 2011 Int. Quantum Electr. Conf., IQEC 2011 Conf Lasers Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Incorporating Australasian Conf. on Optics, Lasers Spectrosc. Australian Conf. Optical Fibre Technol.- Conf. p. 907-909 3 p. 6193801

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Vortex flow
Atoms
Superconducting films
Magnetic fields
Induced currents