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Heavy Rydberg Physics Workshop at ITAMP

May 11-12, 2012
at ITAMP, Cambridge MA, USA

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Talks will be webcast and viewable at the address:
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/events/webcast/

Please put posters for display up in Phillips on Friday a.m. prior to 9:00 a.m. talks


Friday, May 11

Phillips Auditorium, ITAMP, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge MA




Session Chair: Adam Kirrander


8:30
Morning Coffee


9:00
Wim Ubachs Youtube
"Heavy Rydberg States"   Slides


9:45
Elizabeth McCormack Youtube
"Ion-pair states in ungerade molecular hydrogen"


10:30
Coffee Break


11:00

Frederic Merkt Youtube

"Photoionization of Cl2 in the vicinity of the Cl- (1S0) + Cl+ (3PJ, J=0-2) ion-pair-formation thresholds"


11:45
Robert Low Youtube
"The rise and fall of ultralong-range Ryde=berg molecules"


12:30
Lunch Break





Session Chair: Elizabeth McCormack


2:00

Asa Larson youtube

"Reactive collisions involving ion-pair states"   Slides


2:45
Xavier Urbain
"Ion pair dynamics in associative ionization, dissociative recombination, and mutual neutralization: a doorway to heavy Rydberg states?"


3:30
Coffee Break


4:00
Ed Eyler youtube
"Investigating long-range Rydberg and Ion-pair interactions in an Ultracold Gas of Rb atoms"



4:45
Adam Kirrander youtube

Heavy Rydberg States in Rb2







Session Chair: Hossein Sadeghpour


5:30
Discussion


7:00

Workshop Dinner



Saturday May 12 

  Phillips Auditorium







Session Chair: Frederic Merkt

8:30
Morning Coffee


9:00
Barry Dunning youtube

"Production of heavy-Rydberg ion-pair states through Rydberg electron transfer"



9:45
Yan Zhou youtube
"Rydberg states via CPmmW Spectroscopy"


10:30
Coffee Break 

11:00
James Shaffer youtube
"Ultracold Cs Trilobite Molecules in an Optical Dipole Trap"


11:45
Discussion

12:30
Closing

 

  Posters




Ralph Shiell and Jeffrey Philippson
"Long-range covalent ion-pair coupling in alkali-alkali collisions"