Cold and Ultracold Plasma and Rydberg Physics
Workshop Schedule of Talks

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Monday, September 26 Phillips Conference Room

Session I: Ultracold Plasmas I
Session Chair: Francis Robicheaux

8:30-9:00

Coffee

9:00-9:40

Thomas Killian - Expansion Dynamics of Ultracold Neutral Plasmas (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

9:40-10:20

Scott Bergerson - Nearly Two-dimensional Ultracold Plasmas (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

10:20-10:40

Coffee
10:40-11:20

Steven Rolston - Mysterious Modes of Ultracold Plasmas (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

11:20- Noon

Michael S. Murillo - Short-term Dynamics of Neutral Ultra-cold Plasmas
(View Talk) (PDF abstract)

12:00-2:00
Lunch
   

Session II:
Long-range Interactions in Ultracold Rydberg Atoms and Molecules I
Session Chair: Alexander Dalgarno

2:00-2:40

Ed Eyler - Long-range Interactions and Molecular Resonances in Ultracold Rydberg Gases (View Talk)(PDF abstract)

2:40-3:20

Francis Robicheaux - Electronic Correlations in a Rydberg Gas (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

3:20-3:40

Break

3:40-4:10

Robin Coté - Quantum Computing, Excitation Blockade, and Many-body Physics in Ultracold Rydberg Gases (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

4:10-4:50

Chris Greene - The Role of Rydberg States in Pressure Broadening and Molecular Photoionization (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

4:50-5:30

James Martin - Cold Rydberg Interactions in a Magnetic Field (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

5:30

Reception
   
 
Tuesday, September 27 Phillips Conference Room

Session III: Ultracold Plasmas II
Session Chair: Thomas Killian

8:30-9:00

Coffee

9:00-9:40

John J. Bollinger - Strongly Correlated Plasmas in Penning Ion Traps (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

9:40-10:20

Thomas Pattard - Evolution of Ionic Correlations in an Expanding Ultracold Plasma
(View Talk)
(PDF abstract)

10:20-10:40

Coffee

10:40-11:20

Raymond Flannery - Radiative and Three-body Recombination in Cold and Ultracold Rydberg Plasmas (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

11:20-12:00

Thomas Pohl - Achievement of strong correlations in ultracold neutral plasmas
(View Talk) (PDF abstract)

12:00-1:40

Lunch
   

Session IV: Cold Non-Neutral Plasmas and Antihydrogen
Session Chair: Hossein Sadeghpour

1:40-2:20

Daniel Dubin - Recent Results with Guiding Center Atoms and Ions (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

2:20-3:00

Jeffrey Hangst - Project ALPHA, An Antihydrogen Trapping Experiment (View Talk)

3:00-3:40

Stanislav Kuzmin - Guiding Center Drift Atoms in Antihydrogen Trapping Experiment
(View Talk) (PDF abstract)

3:40-4:00

 Break

4:00-4:40

Daniel Vrinceanu - Formation of Anti-hydrogen Atoms and Ions in a Strongly Magnetized Plasma: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

4:40-5:20

Gerald Gabrielse - Dealing with Antihydrogen Rydberg Soup (View Talk)

 
 
Wednesday, September 28 Phillips Conference Room

Session V: Cold and Ultracold Rydberg Atoms in Fields
Session Chair: Chris Greene

8:30-8:40

Coffee

8:40-9:20

Georg Raithel - Trapping of Rydberg Atoms in Strong Magnetic Fields (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

9:20-10:00

Peter Schmelcher - Quantum Dynamics of Ultracold Rydberg Atoms in Magnetic Quadrupole Fields(View Talk) (PDF abstract)

10:00-10:40

Thomas Gallagher - Manipulating Rydberg Atoms with Microwaves (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

10:40-11:00

Coffee
   

Session VI:
Long-range Interactions in Ultracold Rydberg Atoms and Molecules II
Session Chair: Raymond Flannery

11:00-11:40

Matthias Weldemüller - Ultralong-range Interactions in a Cold Rydberg Gas
(View Talk)
(PDF abstract)

11:40-12:20

James Shaffer - Cold Cs Rydberg Gas Collisions Studied Using Photofragment Kinetic Energy Distributions (View Talk) (PDF abstract)

12:20-1:00 Pierre Pillet - High resolution spectroscopy of cold Rydberg gases: frozen Rydberg gas versus dipole gas, ionization processes, dipole blockade (View Talk) (PDF abstract)


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