Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

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Quantum transport in dilute gases

2011, Jul 04 -- Jul 15

G. Shyapnikov (U. Amsterdam)
F. Sols (U. Complutense Madrid)

Tuesday, July 05
  • 10:45h
  • Welcome and presentation of the workshop
  • 11:00h
  • Introduction to Quantum Gases in Disorder
     Maciej Lewenstein
  • 12:00h
  • Quantum dynamics: from ultracold atomic gases to photosynthetic complexes
     Mirta Rodriguez Pinilla
  • Afternoon and evening free

    Wednesday, July 06
    • 11:00h
    • ''Correlations and diffusion in a disordered Bose gas''
       Giovanni Modugno (LENS, Florence)
    • 12:00h
    • ''Experiments towards disorder in 2D''
       Kai Bongs (Univ. Birmingham)
    • 19:00h
    • Poster session

      Thursday, July 07
      • 10:30h
      • "Some experimental methods for Quantum Simulation with Ultra-cold Atoms"
         Chris Foot (Univ. Oxford)
      • 11:30h
      • "Coherent control of matter waves by adiabatic passage"
         Verónica Ahufinger (Univ. Autónoma Barcelona)
      • 12:10h
      • "ac-driven quantum systems: cold atom ratchets and beyond"
         Sergey Denisov (Univ. Augsburg)
      • 12:50h
      • “Two-dimensional weakly interacting disordered bosons at finite temperatures”
         Gora Shlyapnikov (CNRS, Orsay)
      • 19:00h
      • Maciej Lewenstein (ICFO, Barcelona) interviews Roy Glauber (Harvard Univ.)

        Friday, July 08
        • 10:30h
        • Aspects of Josephson dynamics in Bose-Einstein condensates
           Bruno Julia-Diaz
        • 11:30h
        • Relaxation Dynamics in a Non-Equilibrium Many-Body Quantum System
           David A Smith
        • 12:10h
        • Shortcuts to adiabaticity
           Juan G Muga

          Monday, July 11
          • 11:00h
          • "Superadiabatic driving of Bose condensates in periodic potentials"
             Oliver Morsch (Univ. Pisa)
          • 12:00h
          • "Dynamics of a condensate in a 3D double well"
             Miguel A. Garcia-March (Colorado School of Mines)
          • Afternoon and evening free

            Tuesday, July 12
            • 10:30h
            • "Realization of a sonic black hole analog in a Bose-Einstein condensate"
               Jeff Steinhauer (Technion, Haifa)
            • 11:30h
            • "Link between supersonic flows in BEC (and their dynamical instabilities) and Hawking radiation (and the Black hole laser effect)"
               Renaud Parentani (LPT Paris-Sud, Orsay)
            • 12:10h
            • "Resonant Hawking radiation in BECs"
               Ivar Zapata (Univ. Complutense de Madrid)
            • Afternoon free
            • 19:00h
            • Poster session

              Wednesday, July 13
              • 10:30h
              • "Relaxation of a quasiparticle in a 1D Bose gas"
                 Leonid Glazman (Yale Univ.)
              • 11:30h
              • "Scattering of light by cold atoms: from Dicke to Anderson"
                 Robin Kaiser (INLN, CNRS, Nice)
              • 12:10h
              • "An acoustic analogue of the dynamical Casimir effect and other particle production mechanisms in a BEC"
                 Chris Westbrook (Laboratoire Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique, Palaiseau)
              • Afternoon and evening free

                Thursday, July 14
                • 10:30h
                • "Directed transport of atoms in a Hamiltonian quantum ratchet"
                   Christopher Grossert (Institute for Applied Physics, Univ. Bonn)
                • 11:30h
                • "Inducing transport with super Bloch oscillations. Beyond the standard Bose Hubbard model"
                   Manfred Mark (Institut für Experimentalphysik, Univ. Innsbruck)
                • 12:10h
                • "Probing complex potential with degenerate Bose gas"
                   David Guery-Odelin (Univ. Paul Sabatier, Toulouse)
                • Afternoon and evening free

                  Friday, July 15
                  • 09:00h
                  • Departure

                    This session has received financial support from the following institutions:

                    • logo CSIC
                    • Gobierno de Aragón
                    • Ministerio de educación y ciencia
                    • DPH
                    • Universidad de Zaragoza
                    • Ayuntamiento de Benasque


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