Yeshpal Singh

Head of Strontium Clock Team

Dr Yeshpal Singh is a senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham and leads the cold atoms based Sr group. His main research interests are:

  • Translation of quantum concepts to quantum technology

  • Quantum metrology and precision measurements

  • Bose-Einstein condensates in microgravity

  • Ultra cold Bosons, degenerate Fermi gases and quantum phase transitions

  • Ultra cold molecules and quantum state engineering

Contact details

email: y.singh.1@bham.ac.uk

phone: +44 1214 1459 933

Other activities 

  • Member of the German Physical Society (DPG), Institute of Physics (IOP), UK, and the Indian Society of Atomic and Molecular Physics (ISAMP).

Selected publications

AEDGE: Atomic Experiment for Dark Matter and Gravity Exploration in space; El-Neaj et al. EPJ Quantum Technology 7:6, 1-27 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1140/epjqt/s40507-020-0080-0.

 

A high-performance optical lattice clock based on bosonic atoms; Stefano et. al.,  Phys. Rev. A 98, 053443 (2018); arXiv:1803.03157 (2018).

 

Laser controlled atom source for optical clock; Ole Kock, Wei He, Dariusz Swierad, Lyndsie Smith, Joshua Hughes, Kai Bongs and Yeshpal Singh; Scientific Reports 6, 37321 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/srep37321

 

Next-generation ultra-stable clock laser system for space applications; Dariusz Swierad et al., Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 33973 (2016)

 

The UK National Quantum Technology Hub in Sensors and Metrology, by Bongs et al. published in the SPIE Europe conference 2016 proceedings.              

 

Ψ in the sky; Kai Bongs, Michael Holynski and Yeshpal Singh, Nature Physics, 11, 605-696 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphys3427

 

Development of a strontium optical lattice clock for the SOC mission on the ISS; Kai Bongs, Yeshpal Singh, Lyndsie Smith et. al., Comptes Rendus Physique (2015). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crhy.2015.03.009

 

Long-Range Interacting Many-Body Systems with Alkaline-Metal Atoms; B.Olmos, D. Yu, Y. Singh, F. Schreck, K. Bongs, and I. Lesanovsky, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 143602 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.143602

 

Bose-Einstein Condensation in Microgravity; T.v. Zoest, N. Gaaloul, Y. Singh et al., Science 328, 1540 (2010). 10.1126/science.1189164

 

Observation of Photon-Assisted Tunneling in Optical Lattices; C. Sias, H. Lignier, Y. P. Singh, A. Zenesini, D. Ciampini, O. Morsch and E. Arimondo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 040404 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.040404

 

Resonant Tunneling of Bose-Einstein Condensates in Optical Lattices; Alessandro Zenesini, Carlo Sias, Hans Lignier, Yeshpal Singh, Donatella Ciampini, Oliver Morsch, Riccardo Mannella, Ennio Arimondo, Andrea Tomadin and Sandro Wimberger, New Journal of Physics 10, 053038 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/10/5/053038

 

Dynamical Control of Matter Wave Tunneling in Periodic Potentials; H. Lignier, C. Sias, D. Ciampini, Y. Singh, A. Zenesini, O. Morsch and E. Arimondo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 220403 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.220403