Journal Articles


A. J. Barker, H. Style, K. Luksch, S. Sunami, D. Garrick, F. Hill, C. J. Foot and E. Bentine, Applying machine learning optimization methods to the production of a quantum gas, Mach. Learn.: Sci. Technol. 1 015007 (2020), arXiv:1908.08495

A. J. Barker, S. Sunami, D. Garrick, A. Beregi, K. Luksch, E. Bentine and C. J. Foot, Realising a species-selective double well with multiple-radiofrequency-dressed potentials, arXiv:2003.05925


K. Luksch, E. Bentine, A. J. Barker, S. Sunami, T. L. Harte, B. Yuen and C. J. Foot, Probing multiple-frequency atom-photon interactions with ultracold atoms,
New J. Phys. 21 073067 (2019)
, arXiv:1812.05545

E. Bentine, A. J. Barker, K. Luksch, S. Sunami, T. L. Harte, B. Yuen, C. J. Foot, D. J. Owens, J. M. Hutson, Inelastic collisions in radiofrequency-dressed mixtures of ultracold atoms, arXiv:1912.02737

E. Bentine, C. J. Foot and D. Trypogeorgos, (py)LIon: a package for simulating trapped ion trajectories, arXiv:1907.10514

B. Yuen and C. J. Foot, Multi-Frequency Atom-Photon Interactions, arXiv:1907.01469

Y. A. El-Neaj et al., AEDGE: Atomic Experiment for Dark Matter and Gravity Exploration in Space, arXiv:1908.00802

L. Badurina et al., AION: An Atom Interferometer Observatory and Network arXiv:1911.11755


C. J. Foot, D. Trypogeorgos, E. Bentine, A. Gardner and M. Keller, Two-frequency operation of a Paul trap to optimise confinement of two species of ions,
Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 430 240 (2018)
, arXiv:1801.00424


T. L. Harte, E. Bentine, K. Luksch, A. J. Barker, D. Trypogeorgos, B. Yuen and C. J. Foot, Ultracold atoms in multiple-radiofrequency dressed adiabatic potentials, Physical Review A 97 013616 (2017), arXiv:1706.01491

E. Bentine, T. L. Harte, K. Luksch, A. J. Barker, J. Mur-Petit, B. Yuen and C. J. Foot, Species-selective confinement of atoms dressed with multiple radiofrequencies, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 50 094002 (2017), arXiv:1701.05819


T. H. Johnson, Y. Yuan, W. Bao, S. R. Clark, C. Foot, and D. Jaksch, Hubbard Model for Atomic Impurities Bound by the Vortex Lattice of a Rotating Bose-Einstein Condensate, Phys. Rev. L 116 240402 (2016) (2016), arXiv:1512.09334

C. J. Foot and D. Trypogeorgos. Cotrapping different species in ion traps using multiple radiofrequencies,
Phys. Rev. A 94 023609 (2016)


Dimitris Trypogeorgos, Stephen D. Albright, Daniel Beesley, Christopher J. Foot, Design of a millimetre-scale magnetic surface trap for cold atoms, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 47 075302 (2014), arxiv:1311.0250


Dimitris Trypogeorgos, Tiffany Harte, Alexis Bonnin, and Christopher Foot, Precise shaping of laser light by an acousto-optic deflector, Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 24837-24846 (2013)

Bose gas: Theory and Experiment. Alexander L. Fetter, Christopher J. Foot. arxiv:1203.3183

Techniques to cool and rotate Bose-Einstein condensated in time-averaged adiabatic potentials. M. Gildemeister, B.E. Sherlock and C.J. Foot. Phys. Rev. A 85, 053401 (2012).

Capturing long range correlations in two-dimensional quantum lattice systems using correlator product states. S. Al-Assam, S.R. Clark, C.J. Foot, and D. Jaksch. arxiv:1107:0936

Time-averaged adiabatic ring potential for ultracold atoms. B.E. Sherlock, M. Gildemeister, E.Owen, E. Nugent, and C.J. Foot. Phys. Rev. A 83, 043408 (2011). arXiv:1102.2895

Ultracold Atoms in an Optical Lattice with Dynamically Variable Periodicity. S. Al-Assam, R. A. Williams, and C. J. Foot. Phys. Rev. A 82, 021604(R) (2010)

Observation of vortex nucleation in a rotating two-dimensional lattice of Bose-Einstein condensates. R. A. Williams, S. Al-Assam and C. J. Foot. Phys. Rev. Lett 104, 050404 (2010)

Trapping Ultracold Atoms in a Time-Averaged Adiabatic Potential. M. Gildemeister, E. Nugent, B. E. Sherlock, M. Kubasik, B. T. Sheard, and C. J. Foot. Phys. Rev. A 81, 031402(R) (2010)


Light Scattering for Thermometry of Fermionic Atoms in an Optical Lattice. J. Ruostekoski, C. J. Foot, and A. B. Deb. Phys. Rev. Lett 103, 170404 (2009).

Enhancement of on-site interactions of tunneling ultracold atoms in optical potentials using radio-frequency dressing. Martin Shotter, Dimitrios Trypogeorgos, and Chris Foot. Phys. Rev. A 78, 051602 (2008).

Dynamic optical lattices: two-dimensional rotating and accordion lattices for ultracold atoms. R. A. Williams, J. D. Pillet, S. Al-Assam, B. Fletcher, M. Shotter and C. J. Foot. Optics Express 16, 16977-16983 (2008).

A ring trap for ultracold atoms in an RF-dressed state. W. H. Heathcote, E. Nugent, B. T. Sheard, and C. J. Foot. New J. Phys. 10, 043012 (2008).

A method of state-selective transfer of atoms between microtraps based on the Franck-Condon principle. A. B. Deb, G. Smirne, R. M. Godun & C. J. Foot. J. Phys. B 40, 4131-4142 (2007).

Collisional relaxation of Feshbach molecules and three-body recombination in 87Rb Bose-Einstein condensates. G. Smirne, R. M. Godun, D. Cassettari, V. Boyer, C. J. Foot, T. Volz, N. Syassen, S. Duerr, G. Rempe, M. D. Lee, K. Goral & T. Koehler. Phys. Rev. A 75, 020702(R) (2007).

Dynamic Manipulation of Bose-Einstein Condensates with a Spatial Light Modulator. V. Boyer, R. M. Godun, G. Smirne, D. Cassettari, C. M. Chandrashekar, A. B. Deb, Z. J. Laczik & C. J. Foot. Phys. Rev. A 73, 031402 (2006).

Tunnelling dynamics of a Bose-Einstein condensate in a four-well loop-shaped system. S. de Liberato & C. J. Foot, Phys. Rev. A 73, 035602 (2006).

Quasi-2D confinement of a BEC in a combined optical and magnetic potential. N. Smith, W. Heathcote, G. Hechenblaikner, E. Nugent & C. J. Foot. J. Phys. B: 38, 223 (2005).

Properties of quasi-two-dimensional condensates in highly anisotropic traps. G. Hechenblaikner, J. M. Krueger & C. J. Foot. Phys. Rev. A 71, 013604 (2005).


Experimental observation of the tilting mode of an array of vortices in a dilute Bose-Einstein Condensate. N. Smith, W. Heathcote, J. Krueger & C. J. Foot. Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 080406 (2004).

Optimized evaporative cooling using a dimple potential: an efficient route to Bose-Einstein condensation. Z. Ma, C. J. Foot & S. L. Cornish. J. Phys. B 37, 3187 (2004)

Dynamic optical trap generation using FLC SLMs for the manipulation of cold atoms. V. Boyer, C.Chandrashekar, Z. Laczik & C. J. Foot. J. Modern Optics 51, 2235 (2004).

Experimental observation of a superfluid gyroscope. E. Hodby, S. Hopkins, G. Hechenblaikner & C. Foot. Phys. Rev. Lett . 91, 090403 (2003).

Strong evaporative cooling towards Bose-Einstein condensation of a magnetically trapped caesium gas. A. M. Thomas, S. Hopkins S. L. Cornish & C. J. Foot. J. Optics B 5, S107 (2003)

The evaporative cooling of a gas of caesium atoms in the hydrodynamic regime. Z. Ma, A. M. Thomas, C. J. Foot & S. L. Cornish. J. Phys. B 36, 3533 (2003)

Direct observation of irrotational flow and evidence of superfluidity in a rotating Bose-Einstein condensate. G. Hechenblaikner, E. Hodby, S.A. Hopkins, O. M. Marago & C. J. Foot. Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 070406 (2002)

Double-well magnetic trap for Bose-Einstein condensates. N. R. Thomas, C. J. Foot & A. C. Wilson. Phys. Rev. A. 65, 063406 (2002)

Calculation of mode coupling for quadrupole excitations in a Bose-Einstein condensate. G.Hechenblaikner, S.A. Morgan, E. Hodby, O.M. Marago & C. J. Foot. Phys. Rev. A 65, 033612 (2002)

The moment of inertia and the scissors mode of a Bose-condensed gas. O.M. Marago, G.Hechenblaikner, E. Hodby, S.A. Hopkins & C. J. Foot. J. Phys. C. 14, 343 (2002).

Vortex nucleation in Bose-Einstein condensates in an oblate, purely magnetic potential. E. Hodby, G. Hechenblaikner. S.A.Hopkins, O.M.Maragò & C. J. Foot. Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 010405. (2002)

Temperature dependence of damping and frequency shifts of the scissors mode of a trapped Bose-Einstein condensate. O. Marago, G. Hechenblaikner, E. Hodby & C. Foot. Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 3938 (2001).

Experimental observation of Beliaev coupling in a Bose-Einstein condensate. E. Hodby, O. Marago, G.Hechenblaikner & C. Foot. Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 2196 (2001).

Dipole force trapping of caesium atoms. S.A. Webster, G. Hechenblaikner, S. Hopkins, J. Arlt & C. Foot. J. Phys. B 33, 4149 (2000).

Observation of harmonic generation and nonlinear coupling in the collective dynamics of a Bose-Einstein condensate. G. Hechenblaikner, O. Marago, E. Hodby, J. Arlt, S. Hopkins & C. Foot. Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 692 (2000).

Measurement of elastic cross section for cold cesium collisions. S. Hopkins, S. Webster, J. Arlt, P. Bance, S. Cornish, O. Marago & C. Foot. Phys. Rev. A 61, 2707 (2000).

Bose-Einstein condensation in a stiff TOP trap with adjustable geometry. E.Hodby, G.Hechenblaikner, O.M.Marago, J.Arlt, S.Hopkins, C.J.Foot. J. Phys. B 33, 4087 (2000)

Observation of the scissors mode and evidence for superfluidity of a trapped Bose-Einstein condensed gas. O.Marago, S.Hopkins, J.Arlt, E.Hodby, G.Hechenblaikner & C.Foot. Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 2056 (2000).

Earlier publications

Bose-Einstein Condensation in a rotating anisotropic TOP trap. J. Arlt, E. Hodby, O. Marago, S. Hopkins, S.Webster & C. Foot, J. Phys. B 32, 5861 (1999).

Limits of the separated-path Ramsey atom interferometer. R. Godun, C. Webb, M. d'Arcy, P.Featonby, M. Oberthaler, C. Foot, G. Summy & K. Burnett. J. Phys. B 32, 5033 (1999).

Measurement of Berry's phase using an atom interferometer. C. Webb, R. Godun, G. Summy, M. Oberthaler, P. Featonby, C. Foot & K. Burnett. Phys. Rev. A 60, R1783 (1999).

Ultracold collisions for Bose-Einstein condensation. L.S. Butcher, D.N. Stacey, C.J. Foot & K. Burnett. Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. Ser. A 357, 1421 (1999).

A pyramidal magneto-optical trap as a source of slow atoms. J. Arlt, O. Marago, S. Webster, S. Hopkins & C. Foot. Opt. Comm. 157, 303 (1998).

Separated-path Ramsey interferometer. P. Featonby, G. Summy, C. Webb, R. Godun, M. Oberthaler, A.Wilson, C. Foot & K. Burnett. Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 495 (1998).

Atomic dipole trap formed by blue detuned strong Gaussian standing wave. P. Zemanek & C. Foot. Opt. Comm. 146, 119 (1998).

Suppression of collisional loss from a magnetic trap. J. Arlt, P. Bance, S. Hopkins, J. Martin, S. Webster, A. Wilson, K. Zetie & C.Foot. J. Phys. B 31, L321 (1998).

Observation of light induced coherence loss in a caesium atomic fountain. P. Featonby, C. Webb, G. Summy, C. Foot & K. Burnett. J. Phys. B 31, 375 (1998).

Dynamics of evaporative cooling for Bose-Einstein condensation. H. Wu, E. Arimondo, & C.J. Foot. Phys. Rev. A 56, 560 (1997).

Pulsed sub-recoil laser cooling of atoms. H. Wu, E. Arimondo & C.J. Foot. Quantum & Semiclassical Optics 8, 983 (1996).

Adiabatic transfer for atomic interferometry. P. Featonby, G. Summy, J. Martin, H. Wu, K. Zetie, C. Foot & K. Burnett. Phys. Rev. A 53, 373 (1996).

Calculation of the efficiencies and phase-shifts associated with an adiabatic transfer atom interferometer. G. Morigi, P. Featonby, G. Summy, C. Foot. Quantum & Semiclassical Optics 8, 641 (1996).

Direct simulation of evaporative cooling. H. Wu & C.J. Foot. J. Phys. B 29, L321 (1996)

High-density trapping of cesium atoms in a dark magneto-optical trap. C.G. Townsend, N.H. Edwards, K. P. Zetie, C. J. Cooper, J. Rink & C. J. Foot. Phys. Rev. A 53, 1702 (1996).

Phase-space density in the magneto-optical trap. C.G. Townsend, N.H. Edwards, C. J. Cooper, K. Zetie, C. J. Foot, A.M. Steane, P. Szriftgiser, H. Perrin & J. Dalibard. Phys. Rev. A 52, 1423 (1995).

Quantum jump calculations of VSCPT in one and two dimensions. H. Wu, M.J. Holland & C. J. Foot. J. Phys. B 28, 5025 (1995).

Force-assisted velocity selective coherent population trapping. H. Wu, G. Hillenbrand & C. J. Foot. J. Phys. B 28, 5269 (1995).

The effect of scattered radiation on sub-Doppler cooling. G. Hillenbrand, C.J. Foot & K. Burnett. Phys. Rev. A 52, 4763 (1994).

Heating due to long-range photon exchange interactions between cold atoms. G. Hillenbrand, C. J. Foot & K. Burnett. Phys. Rev. A 50, 1479 (1994).

Velocity distribution for laser cooled atoms in a one-dimensional +- - configuration. H. Wu & C. J. Foot, J. Phys. B 27, L677 (1994).

Optical elements for interferometry with atoms with J>1. C.J. Foot, H. Wu, E. Arimondo & G. Morigi. J. de Phys. II 4, 1913 (1994).

The temperature of atoms in a magneto-optical trap. C.J. Cooper, G. Hillenbrand, J. Rink, C. G. Townsend, K. Zetie & C. J. Foot. Europhys. Lett. 28, 397 (1994).

Polarization gradient cooling in a one-dimensional +- - configuration for any atomic transition. A.M. Steane, G. Hillenbrand & C.J. Foot. J. Phys. B 25, 4721 (1992)

Radiation force in the magneto-optical trap. A.M. Steane, M. Chowdhury & C. J. Foot. J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 2142 (1992).