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ALPhA's 2013 Laboratory Immersions Program

published by ALPhA
Feb 13, 2013

Registration is open for the 2013 ALPhA's Laboratory Immersion Labs.  The program provides participants with two to three days of intensive hands-on work with a single advanced laboratory experiment. The offerings for this year are as follows:

1) June 4–6, 2013, at Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA

Experience single photon quantum mechanics experiments:
    Quantum Mechanics Experiments with Single Photons and Entangled Photons

June 17–19, 2013, at California State University-Chico, Chico, CA

Program your Arduino to do interesting things!
    Arduinos in the Advanced Lab

2) June 17–19, 2013, at the Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

Learn about MOTs!
    Teaching with the Magneto-Optical Trap (MOT)

3) June 24–26, 2013, at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Experiments with materials:
    Quantized Conductance and the Arduino Platform for Advanced Labs
    Laser Induced Fluorescence in Iodine: Molecular Spectroscopy

4) June 26–28, 2013, at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Experiments with materials:
    Optical Trapping in Biological Physics
    The Chaotic Pendulum

5) June 26–28, 2013 at Bethel University, St. Paul, MN

Immerse yourself in one of these experiments:
    Imaging of Shock Waves in Compressible Flows
    External Cavity Diode Lasers & Atomic Spectroscopy
    Plasmonics and Surface-Enhanced Spectroscopy

6) July 22–24, 2013, at Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY

    Pulsed NMR
    Fourier Methods
    Noise Fundamentals
    Earth's Field NMR

7) July 24–26, 2013, at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Keep your knowledge of FPGAs up to date with this Immersion
    FPGA Exercises in the Advanced Lab

8) August 6–8, 2013, at Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Experience single-photon quantum mechanics experiments:
    Experiments on Photon Quantum Mechanics

9) August 7–9, 2013 at Caltech, Pasadena, CA

Immerse yourself for three days in one of these experiments:
    Vacuum Techniques/Thin-Film Deposition
    Hanle Effect
    Low Noise Signal Detection with a Lock-In Amplifier
    Spectroscopy of Hydrogen-like (Rb) Atoms in an Atomic Vapor