Researchers detail

Sylvain de Leseleuc

Assistant Professor

TEL: 0564-55-7368
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Location: Myoudaiji, Main Office Bldg.

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Photo-Molecular Science, Photo-Molecular Science II


2010-2013 Engineer Degree, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
2013-2015 Master Degree, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland
2014-2015 JASSO Short-term study exchange program at Tokyo University
2015-2018 PhD Degree, Institut d’Optique, Université Paris-Saclay, Palaiseau, France
2019 Post-doctoral researcher, Institut d’Optique, Université Paris-Saclay, Palaiseau, France
2019- Assistant Professor, Department of Photo-Molecular Science, Institute for Molecular Science


2019 Thesis Prize of the EDOM (Doctoral School "Ondes et Matières")

Specialized field

Atomic, Molecular, Optical Physics

Main research themes

Quantum simulation with ultracold arrays of Rydbergatoms
kewords Quantum simulation, Laser cooling, Rydberg atoms, Dipole-dipole interaction, Optical tweezers

Selected Publications

  1. S. de Léséleuc, V. Lienhard, P. Scholl, D. Barredo, S. Weber, N. Lang, H.P. Büchler, T. Lahaye, and A. Browaeys, "Experimental realization of a symmetry protected topological phase of interacting bosons with Rydberg atoms," arXiv:1810.13286 (2018)  
  2. D. Barredo, V. Lienhard, S. de Léséleuc, T. Lahaye and A. Browaeys, "Synthetic three-dimensional atomic structures assembled atom by atom," Nature 561, 79 (2018)  
  3. V. Lienhard, S. de Léséleuc, D. Barredo, T. Lahaye, A. Browaeys, M. Schuler, L.-P. Henry, A.M. Läuchli, "Observing the space- and time-dependent growth of correlations in dynamically tuned synthetic Ising antiferromagnets," Phys. Rev. X 8, 021070 (2018)
  4. S. de Léséleuc, D. Barredo, V. Lienhard, A. Browaeys and T. Lahaye, "Local optical control of the resonant dipole-dipole interaction between Rydberg atoms," Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 053202 (2017)  
  5. D. Barredo, S. de Léséleuc, V. Lienhard, T. Lahaye, and A. Browaeys, "An atom-by-atom assembler of defect-free arbitrary 2d atomic arrays," Science 354, 1021 (2016).