NIST Sigma Xi Postdoctoral Poster Presentation
On February 22, 2012 the 19th Annual NIST Sigma Xi Postdoctoral Poster Presentation took place in Gaithersburg, MD. Over forty JQI affiliates were coauthors of posters presented there. Awards were given for "Most Outstanding Poster" in the different subject categories. Postdoctoral researcher Jonathan Wrubel earned 1st place in the physics category for his poster titled "Nonlinear matter-wave amplification in a 23Na spinor Bose-Einstein condensate," which covered research from Paul Lett's lab. NRC postdoctoral researcher Steven Olmschenk, who works in Trey Porto's lab, received 2nd place for "Precision coherent microwave operations on ultracold atoms in an optical lattice."