ITAMP Logo 

ITAMP

Fundamental Physics of
Charged and Heavy Particle Interferometry

April 19-21 , 2010
ITAMP, Cambridge MA

All talks are 35 mins leaving 5 mins for questions

 

 
[ITAMP] [REGISTRATION] [PARTICIPANTS] [ACCOMMODATIONS/DIRECTIONS] [ABSTRACT BOOK]
 

Monday, April 19, 2010

     
8:30
Morning Coffee and Pastry
9:00-9:10
Introduction and Welcome Intro1 Intro2
   
Session I:
Particle Interferometry  ; Chair: David Pritchard
9:10-9:55
  Neutron Interferometry: Results and Perspectives
Helmut Rauch
YouTubereal player mp4
9:55-10:40   Applying lessons from atom-scale science to develop new charged particle sources
Robert Wolkow, National Institute for Nanotechnology
 YouTube  real player mp4
10:40-11:20
Break  
11:20-12:05

New Applications for Nano-Gratings
Alexander Cronin, University of Arizona
YouTubereal player mp4
12:00-2:00
Lunch  
   
Session II:
Particle Interferometry and Mesoscopic Matter  Chair: Silverman
2:00-2:45
 

Quantum Phenomena Observed by Electrons
Akira Tonomura, Hitachi, Ltd.

YouTubereal player mp4
2:45-3:30

Slow Ion Interferometry
Dallin Durfee, Brigham Young Univ.
YouTubereal player mp4
3:30-4:00
Break  
4:00-4:45   Towards quantum superpositions of a mirror
D. Bouwmeester, University of California, Santa Barbara
YouTubereal
                                  playermp4
   

 

5:00-7:30

Reception and Posters in Perkin Lobby

Poster Presentors:
Roger Bach, Electron Double Slit Diffraction
Maaneli Derakhshani, The Schrödinger-Newton Equation versus Self-Field Quantum Linearized Gravity: Implications for Matter-Wave Interferometry
Christopher Erickson
Clemens Gneiting, Nonclassical correlations in the motion of dissociated Feshbach molecules
Philipp Haslinger, Towards quantum interferometry with metal clusters
Andreas Jacob, Non-Abelian Matter Wave Optics
Scot McGregor, Quantum Stern-Gerlach Magnet for Electrons

   
 

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

     
8:30
Morning Coffee and Pastry
Session III
Decoherence and quantum effects (Chair: Cronin)
9:00-9:45   Observation of Aharonov-Bohm Effects by Neutron Interferometry
Sam Werner, Physics Lab, NIST
 YouTube  real player mp4
9:45-10:30
  You know, it would be really sufficient to coherently control an electron
Herman Batelaan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
YouTubereal player mp4
10:30-11:00 Break    
11:00-11:45
  Integrated photon-atom interface for quantum information
Wolfgang Tittel, University of Calgary
YouTubereal player mp4
12:00 - 2:00 Lunch Break  
     
Session IV
Quantum Mechanics: Randomness and Information (Chair: Batelaan)
2:00-2:45
  Search for Nonrandom Behavior in Nuclear Decay
Mark Silverman, Trinity College
 YouTubereal player mp4
2:45-3:30   New Evidence for a Solar Influence on Nuclear Decay Rates
E. Fischbach, Purdue University 
YouTubereal player mp4
3:30-4:00 Break  
4:00-4:45
  Can Molecular Interferometry Tell Us Something about Quantum Gravity?
Steven Carlip, University of California at Davis
YouTubereal player mp4
4:45-5:30   Mesoscopic Consequences of Non-Quantum Gravity
Stephen Boughn, Haverford College
 YouTubereal player mp4
       
     
 

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

   
8:30
Morning Coffee and Pastry
   
Session V:
Quantum Correlations and Tests of Fundamental Theory (Chair: Sadeghpour)
9:00-9:45
Two-Electron Time-Delay Interference in Atomic Double Ionization by Attosecond Pulses
Bill McCurdy, University of California, Davis
YouTubereal player mp4
9:45-10:30

Atom interferometry with trapped Bose-Einstein condensates: Impact of atom-atom interactions
Jörg Schmiedmayer

YouTubereal player mp4
10:30-11:00
break  
11:00-11:45  
David Johnson, Stanford University
YouTubereal player mp4
11:45-12:30   Markus Arndt YouTubereal player mp4
12:30-1:00 Lunch  
12:30   Wrap Up.
4:30  

All Workshop Participants are invited to the ITAMP Colloquium Series:
Prof. Schmiedmayer will be giving the talk "Probing coherence and correlations in 1d many body quantum systems"

The colloquia are held Wednesdays in Harvard Physics Jefferson Lab 356 at 4:30 p.m. Tea Is served at 4 p.m.

   
View Larger Map