Publications

2019

Angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy of a Fermi-Hubbard system
Brown, P., Guardado-Sanchez, E., Spar, B., Huang, E., Devereaux, T. & Bakr, W.
arxiv:1903.05678

Bad metallic transport in a cold atom Fermi-Hubbard system
Brown, P., Mitra, D., Guardado-Sanchez, E., Nourafkan, R., Reymbaut, A., Hebert, C.-D., Bergeron, S., Tremblay, A. -M., Kokalj, J., Huse, D., Schauss, P. & Bakr, W.
Science 363, 379 (2019) [Selected for a “Science Perspective”]

2018

Probing the Quench Dynamics of Antiferromagnetic Correlations in a 2D Quantum Ising Spin System
Guardado-Sanchez, E., Brown, P., Mitra, D., Devakul, T., Huse, D. Schauss, P. & Bakr, W.
Phys. Rev. X 8, 021069 (2018) [Featured in “Physics”]

2017

Quantum gas microscopy of an attractive Fermi-Hubbard system
Mitra, D., Brown, P., Guardado-Sanchez, E., Kondov, S., Devakul, T., Huse, D. Schauss, P. & Bakr, W.
Nature Physics 14, 173-177 (2017)

Spin-imbalance in a 2D Fermi-Hubbard system
Brown, P., Mitra, D., Guardado-Sanchez, E., Schauss, P., Kondov, S., Khatami, E., Paiva, T., Trivedi, N., Huse, D. & Bakr, W.
Science 357, 1385 (2017)

2016

Phase separation and pair condensation in a spin-imbalanced 2D Fermi gas
Mitra, D., Brown, P., Schauss, P., Kondov, S. & Bakr, W.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 093601 (2016)

2015

Quantum-gas microscope for fermionic atoms
Cheuk, L., Nichols, M., Okan, M., Gersdorf, T., Ramasesh, V., Bakr, W., Lompe, T. & Zwierlein, M.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 193001 (2015)

2014

Ultracold atoms: pairing with a twist
Bakr, W.
Nature Physics 10, 90-91 (2014)

2013

Heavy solitons in a fermionic superfluid
Yefsah, T., Sommer, A., Ku, M., Cheuk, L., Ji, W., Bakr, W. & Zwierlein, M.
Nature 499, 426-430 (2013) [Selected for a Nature “News and Views”]

Strongly interacting Fermi gases
Bakr, W., Cheuk, L., Ku, M., Park, J., Sommer, A., Will, S., Wu, C., Yefsah, T. & Zwierlein, M.
EPJ Web of Conferences 57, 01002 (2013)

2012

Spin-injection spectroscopy of a spin-orbit coupled Fermi gas
Cheuk, L., Sommer, A., Hadzibabic, Z., Yefsah, T., Bakr, W. & Zwierlein, M.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 095302 (2012) [Selected for a PRL “Viewpoint” & “Editors’ Suggestion”]

Evolution of fermion pairing from three to two dimensions
Sommer, A., Cheuk, L., Ku, M., Bakr, W. & Zwierlein, M.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 045302 (2012) [Selected for a PRL “Viewpoint”]

2011

Orbital excitation blockade and algorithmic cooling in quantum gases
Bakr, W., Preiss, P., Tai, M., Ma, R., Simon, J., & Greiner, M.
Nature 480, 500-503 (2011) [Selected for a Nature “News and Views”]

Photon-assisted tunneling in a biased, strongly correlated Bose gas
Ma, R., Tai, M., Preiss, P., Bakr, W., Simon, J., & Greiner, M.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 095301 (2011)

Quantum simulation of antiferromagnetic spin chains in an optical lattice
Simon, J., Bakr, W., Ma, R., Tai, M., Preiss, P. & Greiner, M.
Nature 472, 307-312 (2011) [Selected for a Nature “News and Views”]

Inducing vortices in a Bose Einstein condensate using holographically produced light beams
Brachmann, J., Bakr, W., Gillen, J., Peng, A. & Greiner, M.
Optics Express 19, 12984-12291 (2011)

2010

Probing the superfluid-to-Mott-insulator transition at the single-atom level
Bakr, W., Peng, A., Tai, E., Ma, R., Simon, J., Gillen, J., Foelling, S., Pollet, L. & Greiner, M.
Science 329, 547-550 (2010) [Selected for a Science “Perspective”]

2009

A quantum gas microscope for detecting single atoms in a Hubbard-regime optical lattice
Bakr, W., Gillen, J., Peng, A., Foelling, S. & Greiner, M.
Nature 462, 74-77 (2009)

Two-dimensional quantum gas in a hybrid surface trap
Gillen, J., Bakr, W., Peng, A., Unterwaditzer, P., Foelling, S. & Greiner, M.
Phys. Rev. A 80, 021602(R) (2009)

Cryogenic ion trapping systems with surface-electrode traps
Antohi, P., Schuster, D., Akselrod, G., Labaziewicz, J., Ge, Y., Lin, Z., Bakr, W. & Chuang, I.
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 013103 (2009)

2007

Laser ablation loading of a surface-electrode ion trap
Leibrandt, D., Clark, R., Labaziewicz, J., Antohi, P., Bakr, W., Brown, K. & Chuang, I.
Phys. Rev. A 76, 055403 (2007)

2006

Experimental investigation of planar ion traps
Pearson, C., Leibrandt, D., Bakr, W., Mallard, W., Brown, K. & Chuang, I.
Phys. Rev. A 73, 032307 (2006)