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 Joint Quantum Sciences Seminar Series (in Chemistry)
  • Monday, February 24, 2014, Joseph Subotnik, University of Pennsylvania
  • Monday, April 28, 2014, 2pm, Prof. Frank Neese, Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion
  ITAMP/HQOC Joint Quantum Sciences Seminar Series
  • Wednesday, March 12, 2014, Paola Cappellaro, MIT
  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014, Francesca Ferlaino, University of Innsbruck
  • Wednesday, March 26, 2014, Tanya Zelvinsky, Columbia University
  • Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Triple Feature, Sarang Gopalakrishnan, HQOC, Tony Lee, ITAMP, Thibault Peyronel, HQOC
  • Wednesday, April 9, 2014, Federico Capasso, Harvard University
  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Igor Lesanovsky, University of Nottingham
  • Wednesday, May 7,2014, Alain Aspect, Institut optique

In Residence

  • Elena Kuznetsova, Russian Quantum Center, Skolkovo, Russia, 3/3/2014 - 4/30/2014, ITAMP Office B-320
  • Mei Zhang, Beijing Normal University, 3/3/2014-3/3/2015, ITAMP Office B-320
  • Jerome Loreau, University Libre de Bruxelles, 4/29-5/10/2014, ITAMP Office B-311
  • Thomas Pohl, Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems,4/30/2014-5/7/2014, ITAMP Office B-311
  • Peter Schmelcher, University of Hamburg, 4/28/2014-5/4/2014, ITAMP Office B-327

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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

May 5-6, 2014
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

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/785/1/6

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.
155301

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

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/
013036

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/
145302

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.
067601

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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