Ticijana Ban
Experimental physics
Quantum matter, sensing & metrology, simulation
Institute of Physics, Centre for Advanced Laser Techniques
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Ticijana Ban (she/her) is a scientific advisor at the Institute of Physics, the leader of the Quantum Technologies group, http://cold.ifs.hr/, and currently the assistant director of the Institute of Physics. She earned her Ph.D. (2003) in Physics from the University of Zagreb. Her scientific work focuses on atomic and molecular physics, with specific interests in cold atoms and their applications for quantum simulators and sensors. She has extensive experience in experimental research involving cold rubidium atoms, particularly in laser cooling of atoms using an optical frequency comb and a high-reflective optical resonator. Additionally, recently she started research in the field of quantum memories.

Ticijana Ban has a wide network of collaborators and has participated in numerous national and EU projects. The most important of these is the Centre for Advanced Laser Techniques (CALT) - a strategic project of the Republic of Croatia in the field of scientific infrastructure, funded through EU-ERDF funds with a budget of approximately 16 million EUR.

Ticijana Ban is very active in mentoring students and evaluating scientific papers and projects. She has contributed to the work of various national and EU bodies dedicated to scientific strategy and advancement, as well as to the organization of conferences. Currently, she is a representative of Croatia in the Quantum Community Network.

Key words

cold atoms, cavity, frequency comb, precision spectroscopy