Publications

  • Probing quench dynamics across a quantum phase transition into a 2D Ising antiferromagnet
    Guardado-Sanchez, E., Brown, P., Mitra, D., Devakul, T., Huse, D. Schauss, P. & Bakr, W.
    arXiv:1711.00887 (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, doi:10.1038/nphys4297 (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)

  • 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)

  • 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)

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

  • 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)

  • 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”]

  • 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)

  • 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”]

  • 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)

  • 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)

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