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Research Frontiers in Ultra-Cold Atoms and Molecules:

Unequal Mass Mixtures and Dipolar Molecules

April 23-25, 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/

All Events are held in Phillips Auditorium at the
Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138
Monday, April 23, 2012

Session I Few Body Physics; Chair: Rudi Grimm

8:30
Coffee, Pastries and Registration

9:00
  Francesca Ferlaino 
Exploring exotic quantum matter: Efimov states and Erbium
         
9:40
  Pascal Naidon 
Universal crossover of 2 heavy + 1 light particle trimers           
 10:20

  Coffee Break

11:00
  Lev Khaykovich YouTube
 
Finite-range corrections to the lowest Efimov energy level - the experimental verdict.
 
11:40
  Yusuke Nishida YouTube
Probing strongly interacting atomic gases with energetic atoms

12:10
Lunch Break



Session II Ultra-cold Mixtures; Chair: Hanns-Christoph Naegerl


2:00

Martin Zwierlein
YouTube
Na-K mixtures with tunable interactions

2:40


3:20
Axel Goerlitz YouTube

Towards dipolar molecules in Yb-Rb mixtures

Coffee Break

4:00 Pierbiagio Pieri YouTube

Mass imbalance effect in resonant Bose-Fermi mixtures

4:40
Yoshiro Takahashi YouTube

Quantum degenerate mixtures of Alkali and Alkaline-Earth-like atoms

5:20
Reception

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Session III Dipolar Molecule; Chair: Francesca Ferlaino


8:00

Coffee and Pastries



8:30
Matthias Weidemueller 
Dipolar LiCs molecules in the rovibrational ground state
       
9:10
Axel Pelster YouTube
Dipolar Bose-Einstein Condensates with Weak Disorder

9:50
  Coffee Break
10:30
Hanns-Christoph Naegerl
Generation of ultracold samples of ground-state RbCs molecules in an optical lattice

11:10
  Ippei Danshita

Dipolar bosons in optical lattices: critical velocity and anomalous hysteresis.

11:50
  David DeMille YouTube
Laser cooling and slowing of diatomic molecule

12:30
Lunch Break

Session IV Fermi-Fermi Mixtures; Chair: Seth Rittenhouse


2:00

Matteo Zaccanti YouTube

Ultracold 6Li -40K Fermi mixtures with resonant interactions

2:40
Pietro Massignan YouTube
The impurity problem at narrow s-wave and p-wave resonances

3:20
Coffee Break
4:00
Kangjun Seo YouTube
Topological phase transitions for population and mass imbalanced Fermi-Fermi mixtures

4:40
Doerte Blume
Two-component Fermi gases with equal and unequal masses
           
5:20
Yonko Millev - Special Presentation
Physical Review Letters Editorial Talk

Wednesday,  April 25, 2012

Session V One Dimensional System; Chair: Martin Zwierlein


8:30

Coffee and Pastries




9:00

  Francesco Minardi YouTube
Dynamics of impurities in a one-dimensional Bose gas

9:40

Charles Mathy  You tube   

Quantum flutter of supersonic particles on one-dimensional quantum liquids

10:20
Coffee Break  
       
10:50

Guido Pupillo YouTube
Trimer liquids and crystals of polar molecules in coupled wires


Session VI Fermions and Quantum Monte Carlo; Chair: Carlos Sa de Melo


11:30

Selim Jochim YouTube

Deterministic few-fermion quantum systems

12:10
Lunch Break

2:00
Stefano Giorgini

BEC to BCS crossover in a 2D Fermi gas and polaron to molecule transition           

2:40
Stefano Gandolfi YouTube

Quantum Monte Carlo study of strongly interacting Fermi mixtures

3:20

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