Professor of the University of Colorado at Boulder
Use of lasers and atoms to explore fundamental problems in physics.
Wieman developed with Eric Cornell the cooling techniques that allowed them to create the first Bose-Einstein condensation in an atomic vapor.
Nobel laureate in physics : about the Bose-Einstein Condensate
S. L. Cornish, N. R. Clausse, J. L. Roberts, E. A. Cornell and C. E. Wieman, "Stable (85) Rb Bose-Einstein condensates with widely tunable interactions", Physical Review Letters, in press.
S. C. Bennett and C. E. Wieman, "Measurement of the 6S -> 7S transition polarizability in atomic cesium and an improved test of the standard model", Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, (1999).
M. R. Matthews, B. P. Anderson, P. C. Haljan, D. S. Hall, C. E. Wieman and E. A. Cornell, "Vortices in a Bose-Einstein Condensate", Phys Rev. Lett. 83, 2498 (1999).
C. Myatt, E. A. Burt, R. W Ghrist, E. A. Cornell, and C. E. Wieman, "Production of Two Overlapping Bose-Einstein Condensates by Sympathetic Cooling", Phys. Rev. Lett.78, 587-589, (1997).
M. Anderson, J. Ensher, M. Matthews, C. Wieman, and E. Cornell, "Observation of Bose-Einstein condensation in a dilute atomic vapor", Science269, 198 (1995).
C. Monroe, W. Swann, H. Robinson, and C. Wieman, "Very cold trapped atoms in a vapor cell", Phy. Rev. Lett. 65, 1571 (1990).