Steven Hoekstra


s.hoekstra@rug.nl

Van Swinderen Institute


University of Groningen


Zernikelaan 25, 9747 AA, Groningen



Research group



People




PhD student

Production, deceleration and trapping of SrF molecules


Master student

Optical detection and cooling of Stark-decelerated SrF and BaF


PhD student

Optically trapped nanospheres as sensitive detectors


PhD student

Molecular spectroscopy and laser cooling (with Lorenz Willmann)


PhD student

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


Master student

Exploring short time-scales of a levitated nanosphere


technician

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.

Alumni




PhD student

Intense slow beams of heavy molecules to test fundamental symmetries


PhD student

Dynamics of molecular beams in a traveling-wave Stark decelerator


PhD Student

Traveling-wave Stark deceleration of SrF molecules


PhD student

Obtaining ultracold molecules through Stark deceleration and laser cooling


PhD student

Production and deceleration of SrF molecules