Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Research Fellow



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704Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Research Interests:

  • Bose-Einstein Condensates of Photons
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Quantum Fluids

Main Project:

Member of:

  • Physics Department

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Marques Rodrigues J, Walker BT, Dhar HS, et al., 2020, Non-stationary statistics and formation jitter in transient photon condensation, Nature Communications, Vol:11, ISSN:2041-1723

Walker BT, Flatten LC, Hesten HJ, et al., 2018, Driven-dissipative non-equilibrium Bose-Einstein condensation of less than ten photons, Nature Physics, Vol:14, ISSN:1745-2473, Pages:1173-1177+

Hesten HJ, Nyman RA, Mintert F, 2018, Decondensation in Nonequilibrium Photonic Condensates: When Less Is More, Physical Review Letters, Vol:120, ISSN:0031-9007

Nyman RA, Marelic J, 2015, Experimental evidence for inhomogeneous pumping and energy-dependent effects in photon Bose-Einstein condensation, Physical Review A, Vol:91, ISSN:1094-1622

Kohnen M, Succo M, Petrov PG, et al., 2011, An array of integrated atom–photon junctions, Nature Photonics, Vol:5, Pages:35-38

Clement J-F, Brantut J-P, Robert-de-Saint-Vincent M, et al., 2009, All-optical runaway evaporation to Bose-Einstein condensation, Physical Review A, Vol:79, ISSN:1050-2947

Nyman RA, Varoquaux G, Villier B, et al., 2006, Tapered-amplified antireflection-coated laser diodes for potassium and rubidium atomic-physics experiments, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol:77, ISSN:0034-6748

Buu O, Clubb D, Nyman R, et al., 2002, Transverse spin diffusion in He-3-He-4 mixtures - Part I, Journal of Low Temperature Physics, Vol:128, ISSN:0022-2291, Pages:123-142

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