Prof. Jun Ye from JILA, National Institute of Standards and Technology and University of Colorado, USA, visited C-UFO on 12th October, 2016 and gave the public talk on "Making the world’s best atomic clock". Prof. Hong-Bo Sun hosted the talk.
Prof. Jun Ye is a Fellow of JILA, NIST and University of Colorado. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of NIST, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and a Fellow of the Optical Society of America. His research focuses on the frontier of light-matter interactions and includes precision measurement, quantum physics and ultracold matter, optical frequency metrology, and ultrafast science. He has co-authored over 300 scientific papers and has delivered about 480 invited talks. Awards and honors include US Presidential Rank Award, three Gold Medals from the U.S. Commerce Department. Fellowship from the Australian Academy of Science, I. I. Rabi Prize from the American Physical Society, European Frequency and Time Forum Award, Carl Zeiss Research Award, William F. Meggers Award and Adolph Lomb Medal from the Optical Society of America, Arthur S. Flemming Award, Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, Friedrich Wilhem Bessel Award from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and Samuel Wesley Stratton Award from NIST. The research group web page is http://jila.colorado.edu/YeLabs/.