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The Laser Physics Laboratory is a so-called "Unité Mixte de Recherche" (UMR 7538) that is affiliated both to CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research - Institut de physique INP) and to University Paris 13.

Our research activity is mainly experimental in Physics and Optics. We study the physical interactions between matter and waves, either in fundamental Physics (atomic and molecular physics, spectroscopy…) or in more applied domains (organic light-emitting diodes, biomedical optics…), and often at the border of other area of science such as solid-state Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Nanosciences. These studies range from isolated atoms to living media, including simple or complex molecules, molecular clusters and materials. Waves are either a coherent light (laser) that is used as a tool for obtaining information about the medium studied, or a matter wave to be studied for itself.

The lab is divided into eight experimental teams (AF, COMETA, IOA, OCR, HOTES, AMIBES, LUMEN, OPTIMA) an it is composed of about seventy people (10 CNRS full-time researchers, 25 teachers, a technical staff of 15 people, about 20 PhD students and post-docs), plus several short-term trainees and foreign visitors.

Olivier Gorceix,
Director of laboratory

Updated team page Dipolar quantom gases

Dipolar quantum gases (ex AF)

A new state of matter shows up when a dilute sample of atoms is cooled below a critical ultralow temperature. Then occurs a phenomenon known as the Bose-Einstein Condensation; this phase transition comes along with the building up of a macroscopic material system whose properties are non-classical, ie are dictated by the laws of quantum theory. We perform experiments to study these quantum gases with a special focus on their magnetic properties...

Ultracold chromium atoms. Ultracold strontium atoms. Degenerate quantum gases. Bose-Einstein condensate. Fermi sea. Dipolar interactions. Quantum magnetism. Highly correlated quantum states...

Job opening / Permanent Faculty Position

University Paris 13  is hiring an assistant professor in AMO physics.

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Professor along the french procedure from Feb 27th to April 1st at the following address:


Fluency in French is required as well as the national eligibility « qualification ».

Qualification for the post is described in this document (page 2 gives a translation of page 1 in english).

Candidates are invited to contact the Director of LPL and the head of the Faculty Physics Department.


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