The Lab

Photonics and Quantum Optics Research Lab

Our optical table and MOT

Price 128
Phone: 503-352-2232

Renovated in 2008 for use as a physics research lab, our 600 sq. ft. lab is ideal for various projects. We maintain one large optical table, several equipment racks for data collection, laser control and stabilization devices, and experiment automation equipment.

Major Research Instrumentation

  • Tektronix DPO4104 1 GHz scope
  • Tektronix RSA3408B 8 GHz real-time spectrum analyzer
  • 4’ x 10’ Newport Optics Table
  • ColdQuanta MiniMOT
  • Stanford Research LDC501
  • MogLabs MOGBox
  • Thorlabs Diode Laser System
  • Tektronix AFG310 Arb. Wave Generator
  • Bristol 521-VIS Wavemeter
  • External Cavity Diode Lasers (3)

Computer Equipment

  • 3 Dell PC’s
  • 1 Macbook Pro

Many thanks to:

Funding and Support:

  • $43,373 – Research Corporation for Science Advancement – Low-Light-Level Nonlinear and Quantum Optics via Light Confinement in an Anisotropic Magneto-Optical Trap (2009-2012)
  • $7000 – M. J. Murdock Summer Research Program (MSRP 2012)
  • $15,000 – M. J. Murdock Summer Research Program (MSRP 2011)
  • $7,000  – M. J. Murdock Summer Research Program (MSRP 2010)
  • $3,800 – Pacific University, Pacific Research Institute for Science and Mathematics (PRISM 2009)
  • $25,000  – M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust – Research Start-up Grant for New Science Faculty
  • Pacific University Startup Funding (2008-2010)


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