Alaina Green

Ultracold Atoms and Quantum Gases

at the University of Washington


In theoretical physics there are partial differential equations, and for those we have Green's functions to help us find the solution. In experimental atomic physics, we have unilluminated atoms and stationary electrons. To solve this problem, we have our own Green's function: Alaina Green. Alaina has been a kernel for the progress of the mixtures project by building lasers and electronics. In the spirit of her alma mater Lewis and Clark College, Alaina explores uncharted territory to understand the formation of ultracold molecules. In addition to having the spirit of a pioneer, according to, Alaina is compassionate, adaptable, accepting, devoted, and imaginative, and for that, we are very lucky to have her! Outside of the lab, Alaina might be found biking to or from the lab, or gardening to prepare food that she will take into lab. Let me remind the reader that it's the Age of the Pisces, therefore we anticipate great things from Alaina.