Tom Bienaimé

CNRS Researcher, Experimental Quantum Physics

European Center for Quantum Sciences
Institut de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires

ORCID: 0000-0002-0672-5788
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PhD dissertation: Cooperative effects in cold atom clouds

Contact: t.bienaime@unistra.fr

Research Interests

  • Hybrid systems of atoms and light
  • Nonlinear optics and quantum fluids of light
  • Atomic quantum gases
  • Cooperative scattering of light by cold atoms

Short CV

CurrentlyCNRS Researcher, section 4
2017 — 2021Lecturer at the Physics Department of École Normale Supérieure
Research in the group of A. Bramati, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel
2015 — 2017Postdoc, group of G. Ferrari, INO-BEC center, Trento, Italy
2013 — 2015Postdoc, group of J. Dalibard, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel
2012Postdoc, group of P. Lodahl, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008 — 2011PhD under the supervision of Robin Kaiser, Institut Non Linéaire de Nice
2007Agrégation de physique (national teaching examination, rank 2nd)
2004Student at École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Current projects

  • ANR JCJC
    Coordinator of the project “Strongly interacting quantum fluids of light in propagating geometries”
  • Institut Thématique Interdisciplinaire QMat
    Coordinator of the project “Scalable cavity quantum electrodynamics without cavities”

Teaching

  • December 2021: Lecture on Quantum Fluids of Light as part of the course “Many-body physics applied to condensed matter” of the University of the Strasbourg University master program “Condensed matter and nanophysics”. 2h
  • October 2021: Tutor at a science hackathon as part of the EFEQT European Master Certificate in Quantum Science and Technology in Heidelberg, Germany. 3 days
  • September 2021: High school professor in physics and chemistry at Cité Scolaire Paul Valéry. 60h
  • 2017 — 2021: Lecturer at the Physics Department of ENS. 192h/year (Lectures: quantum mechanics, lasers, fluid mechanics – Tutorials: quantum mechanics – Laboratory classes)
  • 2016: Teaching assistant in electronics at the University of Trento. 30h
  • 2008 — 2011: Teaching assistant in physics at the University of Nice. 96h/year