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from all of us at ITAMP

Dr. Igor Pikovsky (Univ. of Vienna) joined ITAMP in October as the new postdoctoral fellow.
Dr. Stefan Pabst (Univ. of Hamburg) will join ITAMP as a new postdoctoral fellow in January.
We welcome Igor and Stefan to the ITAMP family.

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CALL FOR WORKSHOP AND SCIENTIFIC VISITS PROPOSALS  Click on the link, if you are interested in co-organizing a workshop or becoming an ITAMP visitor. ITAMP Blog  - Read about the latest scientific conversation at ITAMP.

 Joint Quantum Sciences Seminar Series (in Chemistry)
  • Monday, May 12, 2014, 2pm, Dr. Robert DiStasio Jr., Princeton University
  ITAMP/HQOC Joint Quantum Sciences Seminar Series
  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014, Arno Rauschenbeutal, TU Wien
  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014,  Andreas Wallraf, ETH
  • Wednesday, October 8, 2014,  Dan Stamper-Kurn, UC Berkeley
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Karl Berggren, MIT
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014, Mark Raizen, University of Texas
  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014, Michal Lipson, Cornell
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014,  Naomi Ginsberg, UC Berkeley
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014, Tilman Pfau, Physikalisches Institut, University of Stuttgart

In Residence  

  • Mei Zhang, Beijing Normal University, 3/3/2014-3/3/2015, ITAMP Office B-327
  • Samuel Markson, MIT, 7/7/2014 - 7/7/2015 - ITAMP Office B-320
  • Andrei Derevianko, University of Nevada, 8/15/2014 - 12/15/2014, ITAMP Office B-311
  • Turker Topcu, University of Nevada, 8/15/2014-12/15/2014, ITAMP Office B312
  • Hong Ling, Rowan University, 9/1/2014 - 12/31/2014, ITAMP Office B327
  • Riu Li, Zhejiang University, 9/25/14 - 6/25/14, ITAMP Office B320
  • Mahir Hussein, University of Sao Paolo, 11/12/14 - 11/24/14, ITAMP Office B316
  • Lea Santos, Yeshiva University, 2/1/2015-5/1/2015, ITAMP Office B311

ITAMP Newsletter 2014 Newsletter Pict

2015 Events

June 29 - July 1, 2015
Atom-Photon Interactions in Low Dimensions
Darrick Chang (ICFO, Barcelona), Peter Lodahl (Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark), Peter Rabl (TU Wien, Austria)

April 1
3-15, 201 5
Charge Exchange X-rays in Current and Future Astrophysical Researches,
Vasili Kharchenko (ITAMP/UCONN), Randall Smith (CfA),  Ralph Kraft (CfA)

February 16-18, 2015
ITAMP/B2 Institute Joint Workshop on Hybrid Quantum Systems, H. Sadeghpour (ITAMP), P. Meystre (University of Arizona),
at University of Arizona- Biosphere 2, Tucson, Arizona 

January 6-13, 2015
ITAMP/B2 Institute Winter Graduate School on AMO Physics , at University of Arizona- Biosphere 2, Tucson, Arizona 

2014 Events

July 7-9, 2014
Joint Workshop with IAEA on Uncertainty Assessment for Atomic and Molecular Data J.Tennyson (UCL), D.Schultz (UNT), K. Bartschat (Drake), H.Chung (IAEA), J. Babb (ITAMP)
Phillips Auditorium

June 30 -
July 2, 2014
Atto-FEL Conference 2014,  at University College London

May 5-6, 2014
A Symposium on Science @ ITAMP

Phillips Auditorium

March 10-12, 2014
"From atomic to mesoscale: the role of quantum coherence in systems of various complexities"
Organizers: Svetlana Malinovskaya (Stevens Institute), Irina Novikova (William & Mary), and Christian Buth (Argonne Nat'l Lab)

January 4-12, 2014
ITAMP/B2 Institute Winter Graduate School on AMO Physics , at University of Arizona- Biosphere 2, Tucson, Arizona 

2013 Events


November 4-6, 2013
"Ultrafast atomic and molecular physics with cutting edge light sources: New opportunities and challenges"

Organizers: Brett Esry, Kansas State and Vinod Kumarappan, Kansas State
, Marc Vrakking, MBI

October 21-23, 2013

"Synthesis and Spectroscopy of Large Carbon Molecules"
Organizers: Michael McCarthy, CfA and Hossein Sadeghpour, ITAMP

September 16-25, 2013
Workshop: "Quantum Applications with Trapped Ions"   Sep.16-18
Topical Group: "Scalable Trapped Ion Quantum Systems" Sep 19-25

Organizers: Peter Rabl, TU Vienna & Chris Monroe, JQI

July 8-12, 2013

March 25-27, 2013
Finite temperature and low energy effects in cold atomic and molecular few- and many-body systems
Organizers:Doerte Blume, Washington State, Barbara Capogrosso-Sansone, University of Oklahoma, Seth Rittenhouse, Western Washington University

January 4-11, 2013

ITAMP/B2 Institute Winter Graduate School on AMO Physics, at University of Arizona- Biosphere 2, Tucson, Arizona  
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Publications from ITAMP and Associates

Ben Kein and Hong Y. Ling, Nonequilibrium states of a quenched Bose gas, Phys. Rev. A 90, 063626 (2014)

T. E. Lee, F. Reiter, and N. Moiseyev, Entanglement and spin squeezing in non-Hermitian phase transitions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 250401 (2014)

T. E. Lee, C.-K. Chan, and S. F. Yelin, Dissipative phase transitions: Independent versus collective decay and spin squeezing, Phys. Rev. A 90, 052109 (2014)

T. E. Lee and C.-K. Chan, Heralded magnetism in non-Hermitian atomic systems, Phys. Rev. X 4, 041001 (2014)

T. E. Lee, C.-K. Chan, and S. Wang, Entanglement tongue and quantum synchronization of disordered oscillators, Phys. Rev. E 89, 022913 (2014)

R. Onofrio and G.A. Wegner, "Search for Higgs shifts in white dwarfs", Astrophysical Journal, 791: 125, 2014 doi:10.1088/0004-637X/791/2/125

R. Onofrio, "High-Energy density implications of a gravitoweak unification scenario", Mod. Phys. Lett. A 29, 1350187 (2014) DOI: 10.1142/S0217732313501873

M F Gharaibeh, N El Hassan, M M Al Shorman, J M Bizau, D Cubaynes, S Guilbaud, I Sakho, C Blancard and B M McLaughlin, "K-shell photoionization of B-like atomic nitrogen ions: experiment and theory", J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 47 065201 doi:10.1088/0953-4075/47/6/065201

N. Patra and H. R. Sadeghpour, "Dynamics of Synthesis of Large Carbon Structures in the Interstellar Medium", The Diffuse Interstellar Bands, Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 297, 2013  ⃝c International Astronomical Union 2014 J. Cami & N. L. J. Cox, eds.

N. Patra, P. Kra ́l, and H. R. Sadeghpour, Nucleation and Stabilization of Carbon-Rich Structures in Interstellar Media, The Astrophysical Journal, 785:6 (7pp), 2014, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/

R. Onofrio, On weak interactions as short-distance manifestations of gravity, Modern Physics Letters A 28, 1350022 (2013)
S. Choi, R. Onofrio, and B. Sundaram, Ehrenfest dynamics and frictionless cooling methods, 
Physical Review A 88, 053401 (2013)

R. Onofrio, Proton radius puzzle and quantum gravity at the Fermi scale, 
EPL 104, 20002 (2013)

S. P. Rath and R. Schmidt, Field-theoretical study of the Bose polaron, Phys. Rev. A 88, 053632 (2013)
M M Al Shorman, M F Gharaibeh, J M Bizau, D Cubaynes,S Guilbaud, N El Hassan, C Miron, C Nicolas, E Robert, I Sakho, C Blancard and B M McLaughlin, K-shell photoionization of Be-like and Li-like ions of atomic nitrogen: experiment and theory, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 46 (2013) 195701 (12pp) doi:10.1088/0953-4075/46/19/195701

D. Vrinceanu, R. Onofrio, and H. R. Sadeghpour, Comprehensive rate coefficients for electron-collision-induced transitions in hydrogen, Astrophysical Journal, 780 2 doi:10.1088/0004-637X/780/1/2
Tony E. Lee and H. R. Sadeghpour, Quantum Synchronization of Quantum van der Pol Oscillators with Trapped Ions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 234101 (2013) (5 pages)

T. E. Lee and C. K. Chan, Dissipative transverse-field Ising model: steady-state correlations and spin squeezing, Phys. Rev. A 88, 063811 (2013)

A. Hu, T. E. Lee, and C. W. Clark, Spatial correlations of one dimensional driven-dissipative systems of Rydberg atoms, Phys. Rev. A 88, 053627 (2013)

T. E. Lee, Sarang Gopalakrishnan and M. D. Lukin, Unconventional magnetism via optical pumping of interacting spin systems, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 257204 (2013)

D. G. Green and G. F. Gribakin, Positron scattering and annihilation on hydrogenlike ions. Phys. Rev. A88, 032708 (2013) (24pp.): DOI: 10.1103/

B. M. McLaughlin, C. P. Ballance, K.P.Bowen, D. J. Gardenghi, W. C. Stolte, High Precision K-Shell Photoabsorption Cross Sections for Atomic Oxygen: Experiment and Theory, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 771:L8 (6pp), July 1, 2013. Doi: 10.1088/2041-8205/771/1/L8

Palacios, Alicia, Feist, Johannes, Gonzalez-Castrillo, Alberto, et al. ,Autoionization of Molecular Hydrogen: Where do the Fano Lineshapes Go? Chem Phys Chem.(2013)  14 (7 ) 1456-1463  

Zhang, J. -Y., Mitroy, J., Yan, Z. -C., J. F. Babb, H. R. Sadeghpour, and U. Schwingenschlogl, Long-range interactions of excited He atoms with the alkaline earth atoms Mg, Ca, and Sr, Journal of Chemical Physics, (2013)  138  (13),134317 Doi: 10.1063/1.4794048

B. M. McLaughlin, An R-matrix with pseudo-state approach to the single photon double ionization and excitation of the He-like Li+, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 46 (2013) 075204 (7pp) doi:10.1088/0953-4075/46/7/075204

Bhongale, S. G., Mathey, L., Zhao, E., Yelin, S. F., & Lemeshko, M. (2013). Quantum phases of quadrupolar fermi gases in optical lattices. Physical Review Letters, 110(15), 155301. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.

Dodonov, A. V. (2013). Continuous intracavity monitoring of the dynamical casimir effect. Physica Scripta, 87(3), 038103. doi:10.1088/0031-8949/87/03/

Feist, J., Reid, M. T. H., & Kling, M. F. (2013). Nanoplasmonic near-field synthesis. Physical Review a, 87(3), 033816. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.87.033816

Kirrander, A., Rittenhouse, S., Ascoli, M., Eyler, E. E., Gould, P. L., & Sadeghpour, H. R. (2013). Approach to form long-range ion-pair molecules in an ultracold rb gas. Physical Review a, 87(3), 031402. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.87.031402

Loreau, J., Sadeghpour, H. R., & Dalgarno, A. (2013). Potential energy curves for the interaction of ag(5s) and ag(5p) with noble gas atoms. Journal of Chemical Physics, 138(8), 084301. doi:10.1063/1.4790586

Onofrio, R. (2013). On weak interactions as short-distance manifestations of gravity. Modern Physics Letters a, 28(7), 1350022. doi:10.1142/S0217732313500223

Safavi-Naini, A., Rittenhouse, S. T., Blume, D., & Sadeghpour, H. R. (2013). Nonuniversal bound states of two identical heavy fermions and one light particle. Physical Review a, 87(3), 032713. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.87.032713

Safavi-Naini, A., Soeyler, S. G., Pupillo, G., Sadeghpour, H. R., & Capogrosso-Sansone, B. (2013). Quantum phases of dipolar bosons in bilayer geometry. New Journal of Physics, 15, 013036. doi:10.1088/1367-2630/15/1/

Uzdin, R. (2013). Resources needed for non-unitary quantum operations. Journal of Physics A-Mathematical and Theoretical, 46(14), 145302. doi:10.1088/1751-8113/46/14/

Weimer, H., Yao, N. Y., & Lukin, M. D. (2013). Collectively enhanced interactions in solid-state spin qubits. Physical Review Letters, 110(6), 067601. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.

J. Loreau, V. Kharchenko. A. Dalgarno (2013). Index of refraction of molecular nitrogen for sodium matter waves, Phys. Review A87, 012708

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