Getting Started

We provide both educational content as well as fabrication & assembly instructions for the OpenQuantum apparatus. Please bear with us as we finish writing documentation.
For those new to quantum physics, we recommend going through the theoretical introduction before attempting to build anything.




01. What is atomic physics?

01. Building the Laser

02. How does laser cooling work?

02. Absorption Spectroscopy

03. Ultrahigh Vacuum Science 

03. Vacuum Systems

04. Magneto-Optical Trapping

04. Trapping Atoms