Dr. Sofia Botsi

Sofia Botsi is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the Optical and Quantum Systems Engineering group performing experimental and theoretical work in support of the Cold Atom Lab instrument in orbit.

  • Ph.D. in Physics, National University of Singapore (2022)
  • M.Sc. in Physics, Heidelberg University (2017)

Research Interests: 
  • Ultracold quantum gases
  • Quantum simulations and quantum computations
  • Precision measurements 

Selected Awards: 
  • CQT PhD Scholarship, National University of Singapore (2017)
  • Exchange Scholarship, University of Amsterdam (2014)

Selected Publications: 
  1. S. Botsi et al., Empirical LiK excited state potentials: connecting short range and near dissociation expansions, PCCP24, 3933-3940 (2022), https://doi.org/10.1039/D1CP04707H
  2. A. Yang, S. Botsi et al., Singlet Pathway to the Ground State of Ultracold Polar Molecules, Phys. Rev. Lett.124,133203 (2020), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.133203
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