Finite temperature and low energy effects in cold atomic and molecular few- and many-body systems

 March 25-27, 2013

ITAMP, Cambridge, MA


The workshop will webcast on the days of the event at the link below

Note: Changes in schedule for Tuesday the 26th
Scientific Program

All Sessions are held in Phillips Auditorium (60 Garden St.)
Each Talk is for 30 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for Q&A.

Monday, March 25, 2013

8:15 am

Registration, Coffee and Pastries
8:50 am

Welcome by Hossein Sadeghpour
8:55 am

Welcome by the Organizers

Session I  Chair: Doerte Blume

9:05 am

Zoran Hadzibabic: Equilibrium and non-equilibrium condensation of interacting bosons
9:45 am

Matthew Davis: Non-equilibrium dynamics in finite temperature Bose gases

10:50 am

Brian Anderson: Two-dimensional quantum turbulence in BECs
11:30 am

Cheng Chin: Strong Interacting Bose Gases in Two Dimensions 
12:15 pm


Session II  Chair Janine Shertzer

2:00 pm

Alain Aspect: Anderson Localization and Coherent Back Scattering of Ultra Cold Atoms in an optical disordered potential
2:40 pm

Maxim Olshanii: Integrable One-Dimensional Three-Body Problems Based on Exotic and Non-Crystallographic Root Systems
3:20 pm

Jason Ho: The Novel Properties and Synthetic Gauge Fields of High Spin Particles

4:30 pm

Nikolai Prokof'ev: Diagrammatics for Frustrated Spin systems
5:10 pm

Martin Zwierlein: Heavy solitons in a Fermionic Superfluid
5:50 pm


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

8:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

Session III  Chair: Barbara Capogrosso-Sansone

8:30 am

Svetlana Kotochigova: Properties of ultracold polar molecules and highly-magnetic atoms relevant for many-body physics
9:10 am

Albert Frisch: Polar Feshbach Molecules of Ultracold Erbium Atoms

10:20 am

Benjamin Lev: Exploring quantum soft matter with ultracold atoms
11 am

Kevin Daily: High-temperature thermodynamics from the virial equation of state

11:40 am

Monika Aidelsburger: Direct Measurement of the Zak phase in Topological Bloch Bands

12:30 pm

Lunch (We offer to lead one group to Porter Square, one group to Harvard Square)

Session IV  Chair: Alexandre Dodonov

2:00 pm

Charles Grenier: Probing thermoelectric transport with ultracold fermions
2:40 pm

Dominik Schneble: Probing (dis-)order in lattice-trapped bosonic mixtures

3:20 pm

Maciej Lewenstein: Small clouds of ultracold atoms in artificial gauge fields: excitations, dynamics and detection of topological states

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

8:15 am

Coffee and Pastries

Session V  Chair: Seth Rittenhouse

8:45 am

Yujun Wang: Signatures of the Efimov effect in "hot" three-body collisions
9:25 am

Daniel Phillips: Beyond universality: using effective field theory to quantify range corrections in three-atom systems
10:05 am

Selim Jochim: One, two, three, many: Exploring quantum systems one atom at a time


Workshop colloquium: Chris Greene: 3-body universal Efimov physics beyond the zero-range model
12:30 pm

Closing of the workshop