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JILA, formerly known as the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics,[1] is one of the leading physical science research institutes in the United States. Its faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral research associates explore some of today's most challenging and fundamental scientific questions. JILA is located at the base of the Rocky Mountains on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus. JILA is jointly operated by the University of Colorado (CU) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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Research

Research at JILA ranges from the behavior of ultracold atoms and quantum physics, through the design of precision optics and lasers, to the processes that shape the stars and galaxies, encompassing these broad categories:

Staff

JILA's faculty includes three Nobel laureates—Eric Cornell, Carl Wieman, and John L. Hall—and two John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur FellowsDeborah S. Jin and Margaret Murnane. Each year, JILA scientists publish more than 200 original research papers in national and international scientific journals and conference proceedings. Creative collaborations among JILA Fellows and their groups play a key role in generating the pioneering research JILA is known for around the world.

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  1. ^ "What's In a Name? JILA Says It All!". NIST Update. June 12, 1995. http://www.physics.nist.gov/News/Update/950612.html. Retrieved 2007-03-23.  

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