Welcome to the Molecular Quantum Technology Lab!

We are building an ion trap for precision metrology of charged molecule leveraging second-scale quantum coherence to test fundamental physics, search for new chemistry and develop molecular quantum technology

Join our ERC-funded precision measurement project to search for parity violation in chiral molecular ions –

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Trapped molecules will help tackle these topics:

  • Measuring parity violation in chiral molecules
    • Are chiral molecules in quantum eigenstates? \(|L\rangle, |R\rangle\). Or are the true eigenstates superpositions of \(|L\rangle+|R\rangle\). Can we see tunneling between the left and right hands for long-lived chiral molecules? Can we transform left to right by quantum interference?
    • Why are amino acids in biological organisms left-handed? In an alternate world, could all DNA molecules have evolved with mirror image symmetry?
    • We are developing quantum tools for detection of molecular chirality.
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  • Cold quantum ion-neutral chemistry
    • Are inelastic processes dominated by tunneling resonances at low temperatures?
    • Unraveling the quantum nature of chemistry near absolute zero!
  • Read about the molecular ion we will study CHDBrI\(^+\) (pronounced "CaHDBurrY") J. Chem. Phys. 159, 114307 (2023) and Chem. Communi. (2023)


    Read our proposal for parity Violation measurement by three-wave mixing: Phys. Rev. X (2023)

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    Our first experimental setup is starting to take shape

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    Precision Measurement
    Quantum Chemistry
    Parity Violation
    Resonance Scattering
    Quantum Sensing
    Standard Model Tests
    New Physics Searches
    Dark Matter

    Check out our research page for more information!

    If you are curious about what we do, don't hesitate to contact Yuval!

    Help us design and build our lab to solve these mysteries.

    We are hiring MSc/PhD students and Postdocs!

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