Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

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6M11Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Research interests

  • QED in linear and nonlinear dielectric materials
  • Ultracold trapped neutral atoms, atom chips
  • Dispersion forces
  • Quantum tomographic reconstruction with error bars



Ribeiro S, Buhmann SY, Stielow T, et al., 2015, Casimir-Polder interaction from exact diagonalization and surface-induced state mixing, Epl, Vol:110, ISSN:0295-5075

Bender H, Stehle C, Zimmermann C, et al., 2014, Probing Atom-Surface Interactions by Diffraction of Bose-Einstein Condensates, Physical Review X, Vol:4, ISSN:2160-3308

Ribeiro S, Scheel S, 2013, Controlled ripple texturing of suspended graphene membranes due to coupling with ultracold atoms, Physical Review A, Vol:88, ISSN:1050-2947

Ribeiro S, Scheel S, 2013, Shielding vacuum fluctuations with graphene, Physical Review A, Vol:88, ISSN:1050-2947

Ribeiro S, Buhmann SY, Scheel S, 2013, Second-order coupling between excited atoms and surface polaritons, Physical Review A, Vol:87, ISSN:1050-2947

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