Steven Hoekstra


s​.hoekstra​@rug​.nl

Van Swinderen Institute


University of Groningen


Zernikelaan 25, 9747 AA, Groningen



Research group



People




PhD student

Stark deceleration and trapping of SrF molecules from a cryogenic source.


PhD student

Production, deceleration and cooling of SrF and BaF (with Rick Bethlem)


PhD student

Optically trapped nanospheres as sensitive detectors


PhD student

Molecular spectroscopy and laser cooling (with Lorenz Willmann)


Master student

Optical detection and cooling of Stark-decelerated SrF and BaF


PhD student

Cryogenic buffer gas source for heavy diatomic molecules


Master student

Dynamics of levitated nanospheres


Technician

Collaborators




Atomic and molecular physics, methods in theoretical chemistry/physics, relativistic calculations, physics beyond the Standard Model, properties of heavy and superheavy elements. @VSI Groningen


Cooling and manipulating molecules, precision tests of fundamental physics theories using molecules. @VSI and @VU Amsterdam.


Precision measurements of atoms, ions, molecules for fundamental physics. @VSI Groningen.