422 Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Seminar Quo Vadis BEC?
 
Program
(October 15, 2008)
Wednesday, October 29, 2008  
08:45 - 09:00 Ernst Dreisigacker (Hanau/Germany)
Opening Remarks
09:00 - 09:45 Alain Aspect (Palaiseau/France)
Direct observation of Anderson localization of matter-waves in a controlled disorder
09:45 - 10:30 József Fortágh (Tübingen/Germany)
Ultracold atoms near nanofabricated surfaces
Coffee break
10:30 -11:00
 
11:00 - 11:45 Klaus Sengstock (Hamburg/Germany)
Mixtures of ultracold quantum gases
11:45 - 12:30 Walter Hofstetter (Frankfurt/Germany)
Strong correlations in ultracold atoms
Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
 
14:00 - 14:30 Michele Modugno (Florence/Italy)
Anderson localization of non-interacting Bose-Einstein condensates
14:30 - 15:00 Stefan Trotzky (Mainz/Germany)
Storing light in an atomic Mott-insulator
15:00 - 15:30 Matthias Ohliger (Potsdam/Germany)
Diagrammatic Green's function approach to the Bose-Hubbard model
Coffee break and
15:30 - 16:30
Poster Session I
16:30 - 17:00 Christoph Weiss (Oldenburg/Germany)
Bose-Einstein condensates in a double well: Mean-field chaos and multi-particle entanglement
17:00 - 17:30 Selim Jochim (Heidelberg/Germany)
Towards a finite ensemble of ultracold fermions
17:30 - 18:30 Poster Session II
Dinner
18:30 - 20:00
 
20:00 - 20:45 Vanderlei Bagnato (Sao Carlos/Brazil)
Evidences of quantum turbulence and vortex / anti-vortex configurations in a BEC
20:45 - 21:30 Murray J. Holland (Colorado/USA)
Hall effects in Bose-Einstein condensates in a rotating optical lattice
Thursday, October 30, 2008  
08:30 - 09:15 Oliver Morsch (Pisa/Italy)
Coherent control of dressed matter waves in driven optical lattices
09:15 - 10:00 Jörg Schmiedmayer (Wien/Austria)
Watching (de) coherence and quantum noise in mesoscopic many body systems
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10.30
 
10:30 - 11:15 Markus Oberthaler (Heidelberg/Germany)
Number squeezed states and entanglement in degenerate Bose gases
11:15 - 12:00 Jens Eisert (Potsdam/Germany)
Quenches, non-equilibrium dynamics, and entanglement in systems of atoms in optical lattices
12:00 - 12:45 Ralf Schützhold (Duisburg-Essen/Germany)
Dynamical quantum phase transitions
Lunch
12:45 - 14:00
 
14:00 - 14:45 Maciej Lewenstein (Barcelona/Spain)
Ultracold atoms artificial gauge fields - recent progress
14:45 - 15:30 Artur Widera (Bonn/Germany)
A bottom-up approach to ultracold quantum gases: Single neutral atoms and more
Coffee Brak
15:30 - 16:00
 
16:00 - 16:30 Thomas Gasenzer (Heidelberg/Germany)
Renormalisation-group approach to far-from-equilibrium dynamics of ultracold quantum gases
16:30 - 17:00 André Eckardt (Barcelona/Spain)
Dressed matter waves: Manipulating many-body quantum systems by strong time-periodic forcing
17:00 - 17:30 Steven Knoop (Innsbruck/Austria)
Atom-dimer collisions at nanokelvin temperatures: Efimov physics and exchange reactions
17:30 - 18:00 Poster Session III
18:00 - 18:30 Sergej Demokritov (Münster/Germany)
Quantum coherence due to Bose-Einstein condesation of parametrically driven magnons
18:30 - 19:00 Andre Mysyrowicz (Palaiseau/France)
Highly quantum degenerate excitons in Cu2O
19:00 - 19:30 Poster Session IV
Dinner
19:30 - 21:00
Heraeus Evening
Friday, October 31, 2008  
08:30 - 09:15 Tilman Pfau (Stuttgart/Germany)
Rydberg atoms in a Bose-Einstein condensate
09:15 - 10:00 Hans-Peter Büchler (Stuttgart/Germany)
Quantum critical behavior in strongly interacting Rydberg gases
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
 
10:30 - 11:15 Randall Hulet (Houston/USA)
Pairing in an atomic Fermi gas
11:15 - 12:00 Henk Stoof (Utrecht/The Netherlands)
Unbalanced Fermi mixtures
12:00 - 12:45 Wilhelm Zwerger (München/Germany)
Attractive Fermi gases at infinite coupling
Lunch
12:45 - 14:00
 
October 15, 2008