Theodore Corcovilos

Department of Physics, Duquesne University
Ph.D., Physics, California Institute of Technology, 2008
  • Quantum computing and studies of quantum information using ultracold atoms.
  • Applied infrared and UV/visible optical spectroscopy for chemical detection and analysis, particularly of environmental contaminants
  • Development of inexpensive laboratory equipment using 3D printed materials and microcontrollers
Most Cited Publications
  1. "Extreme Tunability of Interactions in a Li 7 Bose-Einstein Condensate," SE Pollack, D Dries, M Junker, YP Chen, TA Corcovilos, RG Hulet, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 090402 (2009)
  2. "Detecting antiferromagnetism of atoms in an optical lattice via optical Bragg scattering," TA Corcovilos, SK Baur, JM Hitchcock, EJ Mueller, RG Hulet, Phys. Rev. A 81, 013415 (2010)
  3. "All-optical production of a lithium quantum gas using narrow-line laser cooling," P. M. Duarte, R. A. Hart, J. M. Hitchcock, T. A. Corcovilos, T.-L. Yang, A. Reed, and R. G. Hulet, Phys. Rev. A 84, 061406(R) (2011)
  4. "Coherent Addressing of Individual Neutral Atoms in a 3D Optical Lattice," Yang Wang, Xianli Zhang, Theodore A. Corcovilos, Aishwarya Kumar, and David S. Weiss, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 043003 (2015)
  5. "3D Side Projection Sideband Cooling," X Li, T Corcovilos, Y Wang, D Weiss, Physical Review Letters, 108, 10 (2012)
Recent Publications
  1. "Measurement of the asymmetric UO22+ stretching frequency for [UVIO2 (F) 3]-using IRMPD spectroscopy," Tatosian, Irena, Luke Metzler, Connor Graca, Amanda Bubas, Theodore Corcovilos, Jonathan Martens, Giel Berden, Jos Oomens, and Michael J. Van Stipdonk. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry (2019): 116231.
  2. "Progress towards experimental realization of 5-fold two-dimensional quasicrystals of ultracold atoms,"  J Mittal and TA Corcovilos.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society (2019)
  3. "Two-dimensional optical quasicrystal potentials for ultracold atom experiments,"  TA Corcovilos and J Mittal.  Applied Optics 58.9 (2019)
  4. "Isotope labeling and infrared multiple-photon photodissociation investigation of product ions generated by dissociation of (ZnNO3(CH3OH)2)+: Conversion of methanol to formaldehyde," E Perez, TA Corcovilos, JK Gibson, J Martens, G Berden, J Oomens, and MJ Van Stipdonk.  European Journal of Mass Spectrometry 25.1 (2019)
  5. "A Simple game simulating quantum measurements of qubits", Theodore A. Corcovilos.  arXiv:1804.08417v1 (2018)

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