Dr Yeshpal Singh PhD

Dr Yeshpal Singh

School of Physics and Astronomy
Professor of Quantum Science and Innovation

Professor Yeshpal Singh is a Professor at the University of Birmingham and leads the cold atoms based Sr group. As an experimentalist, he is greatly interested in the field of atom optics with a particular emphasis on ultra-cold atoms and degenerate gases. He has been involved in relevant projects. He is very well versed in building consortia, funding acquisition and running grants. Dr Singh has published 26+ research articles in internationally reputed journals, including Science, Nature Physics, and PRL.


  • PhD in Physics
  • Member of the Institute of Physics
  • Member of the German Physical Society (DFG)
  • Member of the Indian Society of Atomic and Molecular Physics (ISAMP)


  • Photonics Lab
  • Final Year Master students


  1. Translation of quantum concepts to quantum technology
  2. Quantum metrology and precision measurements
  3. Bose-Einstein condensates in microgravity
  4. Ultra cold Bosons, degenerate Fermi gases and quantum phase transitions
  5. Ultra cold molecules and quantum state engineering


AEDGE: Atomic Experiment for Dark Matter and Gravity Exploration in space; El-Neaj et al. EPJ Quantum Technology 7:6, 1-27 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1140/epjqt/s40507-020-0080-0.

A high-performance optical lattice clock based on bosonic atoms; Stefano et. al.,  Phys. Rev. A 98, 053443 (2018); arXiv:1803.03157 (2018).

Laser controlled atom source for optical clock; Ole Kock, Wei He, Dariusz Swierad, Lyndsie Smith, Joshua Hughes, Kai Bongs and Yeshpal Singh; Scientific Reports 6, 37321 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/srep37321

Next-generation ultra-stable clock laser system for space applications; Dariusz Swierad et al., cientific Reports 6, Article number: 33973 (2016)

Ψ in the sky; Kai Bongs, Michael Holynski and Yeshpal Singh, Nature Physics, 11, 605-696 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphys3427

Development of a strontium optical lattice clock for the SOC mission on the ISS; Kai Bongs, Yeshpal Singh, Lyndsie Smith et. al., Comptes Rendus Physique (2015). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crhy.2015.03.009

Long-Range Interacting Many-Body Systems with Alkaline-Metal Atoms; B.Olmos, D. Yu, Y. Singh, F. Schreck, K. Bongs, and I. Lesanovsky, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 143602 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.143602

Bose-Einstein Condensation in Microgravity; T.v. Zoest, N. Gaaloul, Y. Singh et al., Science 328, 1540 (2010). 10.1126/science.1189164

Observation of Photon-Assisted Tunneling in Optical Lattices; C. Sias, H. Lignier, Y. P. Singh, A. Zenesini, D. Ciampini, O. Morsch and E. Arimondo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 040404 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.040404

Resonant Tunneling of Bose-Einstein Condensates in Optical Lattices; Alessandro Zenesini, Carlo Sias, Hans Lignier, Yeshpal Singh, Donatella Ciampini, Oliver Morsch, Riccardo Mannella, Ennio Arimondo, Andrea Tomadin and Sandro Wimberger, New Journal of Physics 10, 053038 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/10/5/053038

Dynamical Control of Matter Wave Tunneling in Periodic Potentials; H. Lignier, C. Sias, D. Ciampini, Y. Singh, A. Zenesini, O. Morsch and E. Arimondo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 220403 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.220403

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