The Info List - JILA

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JILA, formerly known as the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics,[1] is a physical science research institute in the United States. JILA
is located on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. JILA
is jointly operated by the University of Colorado (CU) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology


1 Research 2 Staff 3 Notes 4 External links

Research[edit] The world's first Bose-Einstein Condensate
Bose-Einstein Condensate
was created at JILA
by Eric Cornell in 1995. Research at JILA
ranges from the behavior of ultracold atoms and molecules, through the design of precision optics and lasers, to the processes that shape the stars and galaxies, encompassing these broad categories:

Astrophysics Atomic and Molecular Physics Biophysics Chemical Physics Nanoscience Laser
Physics Precision Measurement Quantum Information

Staff[edit] JILA's faculty includes two Nobel laureates— Eric Cornell
Eric Cornell
and John L. Hall—and two John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellows— Margaret Murnane and Ana Maria Rey. Each year, JILA
scientists publish more than 200 original research papers in national and international scientific journals and conference proceedings.[2] Notes[edit]

^ Julie Philips (July 2012). JILA: The First Fifty Years (PDF). Retrieved 2018-03-14.  ^ "About JILA". JILA
Website. Retrieved 2015-06-10. 

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University of Colorado Boulder

Located in: Boulder, Colorado


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Student life

Fight Song "Golden Buffalo" Marching Band KVCU CU Triathlon Team CU Independent JILA Mazal Holocaust Collection University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Society for the Advancement of Central and East European Cultures University of Colorado Student Government


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Residence halls

Cheyenne Arapaho Hall

Founded: 1876 Students: 32,201 Endowment: $1.09 billion

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 40°00′27″N 105°16′06″W / 40.00744°N 105.26839°W / 40