An ITAMP Workshop

FANO Memorial Symposium

Resonances and Reflections:  Profiles of Ugo Fano's Physics and Its Influences

July 24 - 26, 2002

Organizers: Charles Clark (NIST), Chris Greene (JILA), Joe Macek (Tennessee), Ravi Rau (LSU), Hossein Sadeghpour  (ITAMP), Anthony Starace  (Nebraska)

(An ICAP 2002 satellite meeting


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Conference Information:

Registration:  Registration fee is $125 until July 1, 2002 payable by credit card or check in US dollars drawn on a US bank. From July 1 - 12, registration fees increases to $175. To register, go to Registration Information. (CLOSED)

Housing Reservation:  Special rates have been negotiated for this conference at $60 per night. See Housing Information and Reservations.

Abstracts: Go to Abstract Submission for information on submitting abstracts for your invited talk or poster. Deadline for all abstracts is June 30, 2002.

Directions and Parking:  For information on getting to the conference housing and to ITAMP and on parking, go to Directions and Parking

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Conference Schedule

[All sessions will be held at the Center for
Astrophysics - 60 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138.]

 Phillips Auditorium is a fully multimedia ready facility. You can give your presentation using overhead or LCD projector

Wednesday, July 24, 2002 [Phillips Auditorium--all day]

 8:30 a.m. Introductory remarks
 8:45 a.m.
Session I: Collective Dynamics
Chair: Joe Macek (Tennessee) [Abstract] YouTube
9:00 a.m. Doerte Blume (Washington State): Monte Carlo Hyperspherical Description of Cluster Excited States [Abstract] YouTube
9:35 a.m. Toru Morishita (Univ. of Elctro-comm. & Kansas State): Hyperspherical approach to three-and four-electron atomic systems [Abstract] YouTube
10:10 a.m.  Coffee break
10:30 a.m. Chris Greene (Colorado): Mechanism for the destruction of H3+ ions by electron impact
11:05 a.m. Giancarlo Strinati (Camerino): Bose Condensation and BCS Superconductivity [Abstract] YouTube
11:40 a.m. Michael Cavagnero (Kentucky): Photoabsorption in alkali-halide molecules [Abstract] YouTube
12:15 p.m.  Lunch
 2:00 p.m.
Session II: Many Forms of Resonances
Chair: Hossein Sadeghpour (ITAMP): His Own Profile [Abstract] YouTube
2:15 p.m. William Gadzuk (NIST): Fano Resonances in Condensed Matter Physics[Abstract] YouTube
2:50 p.m. Marc Kastner (MIT)Fano and Kondo physics in single electron transistors [Abstract] YouTube
3:25 p.m. Refreshment break
3:40 p.m. Ned Wingreen (NEC Princeton): STM Studies of Single Magnetic Atoms: Kondo Meets Fano [Abstract] YouTube
4:15 p.m. Steve Harris (Stanford): Electromagnetically Induced Transparency with Matter Waves [Abstract] YouTube
4:50 p.m. Nora Berrah (Western Michigan): Probing Electron Correlation and Spin-Orbit Interaction [Abstract] YouTube
5:25 p.m. Thomas Gorczyca (Western Michigan): Radiative, relativistic, and electric field effects in doubly-excited helium Rydberg states [Abstract]
 6:00 p.m.  Reception (Perkin Lobby & Courtyard)



Thursday, July 25, 2002 [Phillips Auditorium--all day]

 8:30 a.m.
Session III: Spectroscopy and Ultracold Collisions
Chair: Bo Gao (Toledo): Introduction to Section III: Spectroscopy and Ultracold Collisions
[Abstract] YouTube
8:45 a.m. John Bohn (JILA): Linking Ultracold Polar Molecules [Abstract] YouTube
9:20 a.m. Paul Lett (NIST): Feshbach Resonances in Photoassociation Spectroscopy [Abstract] YouTube
9:55 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 a.m. Carl Williams (NIST): From Ultracold Collisions to Quantum Computing [Abstract] YoouTube
10:50 a.m. Brett Esry (Kansas State): Ultracold three-body recombination of fermionic atoms [Abstract]
11:25 a.m. Charles Clark (NIST): Superfluid and Laser Analogies in Degenerate Quantum Gases [Abstract] YouTube
12:00 p.m. Christian Jungen (Orsay): Quantum Defect Theory and ab initio Theory [Abstract] YouTube
 12:35 p.m. Lunch
 2:00 p.m.
 Session IV: Strong Fields
 2:15 p.m. Peter Lambropoulos (Crete): Two- and three-electron excitations beyond the single-photon, weak-field regime [Abstract]
2:50 p.m. Anthony Starace (Nebraska): Effects of Thresholds, Light Polarization, and Electron Correlations on Strong Laser Field Interactions with Atoms [Abstract] YouTube
 3:25 p.m. Refreshment break
3:40 p.m. Louis DiMauro (Brookhaven): Transition from Multiphoton to Tunneling Regimes Observed in Double Ionization Electron Energy Spectra
[Abstract] YouTube
4:15 p.m. Brian Granger (ITAMP): Using Scattering Matrices to Predict and Interpret the Spectra of Atoms in External Fields [Abstract] YouTube
4:50 p.m. Kenneth Taylor (Belfast): Theoretical studies of laser-ionization of atoms and molecules [Abstract]
5:25 p.m. Paul Corkum (Ottawa): Measuring H2+ vibrational wavepackets with sub-femtosecond precision [Abstract] YouTube
 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Poster Session (Pratt Conference Room)
Mireille Aymar (CNRS): Dynamics of autoionizing wave packets in calcium [Abstract]
Adam Bouras (ENIM, Tunisa): A Model for particles Derived From A Newtonian Continuous-Mechanics Approach and Unified with Other Fundamental Concept of Physics  [Abstract]
Xi Chu (ITAMP): Linear Response Density Functional Theory for Polarizabilities [Abstract]
I. I. Fabrikant (Nebraska):   Near-Threshold Photodetachment of Heavy Alkali-Metal Atoms [Abstract]
Gustavo Gasaneo (Tennessee): Understanding the Three Body Coulomb Continuum [Abstract]
Brian Granger (ITAMP): Rydberg-like electronic states above metallic and dielectric nanotubes [Abstract]
Edward Hamilton (Colorado): A Siegert state approach to electron-molecule scattering [Abstract]
Verne L. Jacobs (Naval ResearchLab): Reduced-Density-Matrix Description of Coherent Electromagnetic Interactions in Quantized Electronic Systems [Abstract]
E .T. Kennedy (Dublin): The 4p-subshell photoabsorption spectrum of singly ionized molybdenum [Abstract]
Steven Manson (Georgia State): Strong Electron Correlation in Photoionization of Spin-Orbit Doublets [Abstract]
Jim McGuire (Tulane): Time correlation in multielectron dynamics [Abstract]
Michael Moore (ITAMP): Multi-Channel Scattering in Tight Atomic Wave-Guides [Abstract]
Toru Morishita (Univ. of Elctro-comm. & Kansas State): Hyperspherical L 2 -integrable basis method for double ionization of He generated by fast proton and antiproton impact [Abstract]
Toru Morishita and Michio Matsuzawa (Univ. of Elctro-comm. & Kansas State): Hyperspherical adiabatic method and atomic Bose-Einstein Condensation [Abstract]; Quantized vortices in 2-Dimensional Bose-Einstein Condensates by numerical simulation [Abstract]; Two-channel Square-Well Potential by Siegert Pseudo-State Method [Abstract]
V. N. Ostrovsky (St. Petersburg): Atomic pseudospin resonance [Abstract]
Chitra Rangan (Michigan): Grover's search algorithm in a Rydberg atom [Abstract]
V.B. Sheorey (Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura): Adiabaticity and Chaos Assisted Quantum Tunneling [Abstract]
Felix T. Smith (SRI International): Collective Coordinates and the Dirac Equation [Abstract]
Hiroya Suno (Kansas State): Three-Body Recombination of Cold Atoms [Abstract]
Dmitry Uskov (Pittsburgh): Equivalent Simple Characterization of Low Energy Quantum and Classical Free Free Radiative Transitions [Abstract]
Daniel Vrinceanu (ITAMP): Radiative cascading in cold plasmas [Abstract]
Cheng Zhu (ITAMP): Chemical reactions of F+H2 in interstellar clouds [Abstract]



Friday, July 26, 2002 [Phillips Auditorium--all day]

 9:00 a.m.
Session V: Symmetries, Coherence and Control
Chair: Ravi Rau (LSU): Introduction to Session V: Symmetries, Coherence, and Control
 [Abstract] YouTube
 9:15 a.m. Nils Andersen (Copenhagen): Coherence of collision states [Abstract] YouTube
9:50 a.m. Brian Judd (Johns Hopkins): Developments in the Quark Model of the f Shell [Abstract] YouTube
10:25 a.m. Coffee break
10:45 a.m. Gernot Alber (Ulm): Covariant Bipartite Quantum Processes and Quantum Information Processing [Abstract] YouTube
11:20 a.m. David Cory (MIT): NMR Perspectives on the Physics of Quantum Information Processing [Abstract]YouTube
11:55 a.m. Gustav Gerber (Wuerzburg): Adaptive Femtosecond Quantum Control Principles and Applications
 12:30 p.m. Lunch
 1:30 p.m.
Session VI: Rydberg Matter/Antimatter
Chair: Chii-Dong Lin (Kansas State): Introduction to Session VI: Rydberg Matter and Antimatter [Abstract] YouTube
 1:45 p.m. Tom Killian (Rice): Ultracold Neutral Plasmas: New Prospects with Laser-Cooled Strontium [Abstract]
2:20 p.m. Gerald Gabrielse (Harvard)
2:55 p.m. Francis Robicheaux (Auburn): Simulations of the Evolution of Ultracold Plasmas [Abstract] YouTube
3:30 p.m. Refreshment break
 3:45 p.m.
Session VII: Biological and Radiological Physics
Chair: Mitio Inokuti (Argonne): Introduction to the Session on Biological and Radiological Physics [Abstract] YouTube
4:00 p.m. Tom Baer (Arcturus Engineering, Inc.): A Physicist's Perspective on the Current Scientific Renaissance in Biomedical Research and Quantitative Molecular Cell Biology [Abstract] YouTube
4:35 p.m. Xiaochuan Pan (Chicago): From Variable Phase to Variable Sinograms [Abstract] YouTube
5:10 p.m. Leon Sanche (Sherbrooke): Low energy electron resonances and dielectric hysteresis phenomena in van der Waals solids [Abstract] YouTube
 5:45 p.m Adjourn

7:30 p.m. Conference dinner at Faculty Club