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Efimov States in Molecules
and Nuclei:
Theoretical Methods and New Experiments

October 19-21 , 2009
Rome, ITALY

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Monday, October 19, 2009 - Sala delle Scienze Fisiche

08:30-09:15
Registration and Event information
09:15-09:30
Welcome to Participants and ITAMP Presentation
F. A. Gianturco, Chemistry Department, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
H. Sadeghpour, ITAMP, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA


Session I:
Chair: R. Grimm, IQOQI - Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Innsbruck and Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria  
09:30-10:00
Universal Few-Body Physics: History in the making
V. Efimov, Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

10:00-10:40
Occurrence of the Efimov effect for three and more particles
A. S. Jensen, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Talk
10:40-11:00
Coffee Break
11:00-11:40
Observation of Efimov resonances in a heteronuclear atomic mixture
F. Minardi, CNR-INFM and LENS, University of Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Talk
11:40-12:20
Three-body collisions that are not ultracold
B. D. Esry, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KA
Talk
12:20-13:00
Efimov Trimers with Large but Unequal Scattering Lengths
K. M. O’Hara, Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State University, Philadelphia, PA
Talk
13:00-14:30
Lunch Break


Session II:
Chair: M. Inguscio, LENS - Department of Physics, University of Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
14:30-15:10
A Universal Trimer in a Three-Component Fermi Gas
S. Jochim, Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg, Germany
 
15:10-15:50
Observation of an Efimov resonance in an ultracold mixture of atoms and weakly bound dimers
S. Knoop, Kirchhoff-Institut für Physik, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Talk
15:50-16:20
Coffee Break
16:20-17:00
Efimov states near a Feshbach resonance
P. Massignan, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
Talk
17:00-19:00
Poster Session

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - Sala delle Scienze Fisiche

Session III:
Chair: P. Villarreal, Instituto de Fisica Fundamental, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
09:00-09:40
Rare gas molecular trimers: From Efimov scenarios to the study of thermal properties
T. Gonzalez-Lezana, Instituto de Fisica Fundamental, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
Talk
09:40-10:20
Integral relations as a tool for describing scattering states
A. Kievsky, INFM , Pisa, Italy
Talk
10:20-10:50
Coffee Break
10:50-11:30
Spatial features and energetics of ultra weakly interacting three-particle systems: do they hold Efimov states?
S. Orlandini, CASPUR, Rome, Italy
Talk
11:30-12:10
Realistic Low-energy Description of Ultracold Few-body Systems
M. Jona-Lasinio, LENS and Physics Dept., University of Florence - INFM-CNR, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Talk
12:10-12:50
Efimov trimers in the framework of Faddeev approach
E. Kolganova, BLTP JINR, Dubna, Russia
Talk
13:00-14:30
Lunch Break


Session IV:
Chair: C.H. Greene, Dept. of Physics and JILA, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
14:30-15:10
Atomic Three-Body Loss as a Dynamical Three-Body Interaction
S. Diehl, IQOQI, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria
Talk
15:10-15:50
Effective field theory for few-body systems with large scattering length
H.-W. Hammer, HISKP and BCTP, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Talk
15:50-16:20
Coffee Break
16:20-17:00
Few-body universality of Ultracold Atomic Gases in the strong interaction regime
Cheng Chin, James Franck Inst. and Dept. of Physics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Talk
17:00-17:40
Finite Range Corrections in the Three-Body System with large Scattering Length
L. Platter, Institute for Nuclear Theory, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Talk
17:40-18:20
Observation of an Efimov spectrum in an atomic system
M. Zaccanti, LENS and Physics Dept., University of Florence - INFM-CNR, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Talk
20:00
Conference Dinner at “Spirito Divino” Restaurant

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - Sala delle Scienze Fisiche

Session V:
Chair: G. Modugno, LENS and Physics Dept., University of Florence - INFM-CNR, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
09:00-09:40
Unnatural parity states of three unit charges
J. M. Richard, LPSC, University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Talk
09:40-10:20
Numerical Studies of Universality in Few-Boson Systems
J. von Stecher, Dept. of Physics and JILA, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Talk
10:20-10:50
Coffee Break
10:50-11:30
Observation of universality in 7Li three-body recombination across a Feshbach resonance
L. Khaykovic, Department of Physics, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Talk
11:30-12:10
Weakly bound heteronuclear dimers
D. Petrov, CNRS and LPTMS, University Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
Talk
12:10-13:00
Visit to “Villa della Farnesina”
13:00-14:20
Lunch Break


Session VI:
Chair: F. A. Gianturco, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
14:20-15:00
Universal Scaling in the Recombination Rates of 7Li, EPJD Lectureship
R. Hulet, Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University, Houston, TX
 
15:00-15:40
Universal four-body resonances in ultracold atomic and molecular gases
J. P. D'Incao, JILA, University of Colorado - NIST, Boulder, CO
Talk
15:40-16:20
A step beyond the Efimov scenario: emergence of a pair of universal four-body states
F. Ferlaino, Inst. for Experimental Physics, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
 
16:20-16:50
Coffee Break
16:50-17:30
Semi-Classical Methods and N-Body Recombination
S. Rittenhouse, ITAMP, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA
Talk
17:30-18:10
Analytical results for resonantly interacting cold atoms
F. Werner, Departement of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst , MA
Talk
18:10-18:30
Final Discussion
18:30
End of Meeting