Joint Institute of Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) Addition

UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
UC Boulder + NIST, JILA Addition
University of Colorado at Boulder + NIST
Boulder, Colorado, USA

Founded in 1962, the Joint Institute of Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) is a partnership between the University of Colorado and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The highly successful, multi-disciplinary research institute brings together NIST research staff—many of whom hold adjunct faculty positions—with CU-Boulder faculty from a broad spectrum of academic departments, including physics, chemistry, and astrophysical & planetary sciences.

JILA scientists explore some of today's most challenging and fundamental scientific questions about quantum physics; the design of precision optics and atom lasers; the nature of matter; and processes that shape the stars and galaxies. JILA's seven major research concentrations include astrophysics, atomic & molecular physics, biophysics, chemical physics, nanoscience, optical physics, and precision measurement.