Erling Riis


Personal Statement

Erling Riis joined the Physics Department in 1991 after having worked as a post-doc with Nobel Laureate Steven Chu at Stanford for two years. Initially research at Strathclyde concentrated on high-resolution atomic spectroscopy and the development of the highly specialised laser sources required for these experiments. This work also formed the foundation of the establishment of activities at Strathclyde in laser cooling of atoms.

Presently this work ranges from fundamental studies of atom interferometry to the development of a platform for miniaturising cold atom based quantum technology.  

  1. Workshop on Miniaturised Atomic Clocks

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganiser of major conference

  2. Stanford-Strathclyde Quantum Technology Workshop

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganiser of special symposia

  3. Innovate UK (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

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  1. Creation of a cluster of innovative laser companies in Glasgow serving global markets

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce

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Erling Riis

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