Program — PQE-2011

Note: all plenary talks are 30 minutes including questions, and all invited talks are 20 minutes including questions.
(Posters are listed at the end of this program.)

Monday, January 3 2011

Monday Morning Plenary Session 1
7:25 George R. Welch, Texas A&M University (Welcome)
   ‘‘Welcoming Remarks’’
7:30 Aleksei Zheltikov, Moscow State University (Ultrafast Photonics)
   ‘‘Nonlinear optics of fast-ionizing media: From the nanosecond to attosecond time scale’’ [PDF]
8:00 Lihong Wang, Washington University in St. Louis (Photoacoustics)
   ‘‘Photoacoustic Tomography: Ultrasonically Breaking through the Optical Diffusion Limit’’ [PDF]
8:30 J. Gary Eden, University of Illinois (Semiconductor Quantum Dots and Plasmonics)
   ‘‘Three Body Photoassociation in the Pumping of Atomic Lasers by Free-Free Optical Transitions’’ [PDF]
Monday Morning Invited Session 1
  Ultrafast Photonics Photoacoustics Semiconductor Quantum Dots and Plasmonics
9:10    Takao Fuji, Institure for Molecular Science, Japan
‘‘Time resolved photoelectron imaging of polyatomic molecules with 15 fs UV pulses’’ [PDF]
Hao F. Zhang, Northwestern University
‘‘Imaging the retina with multiple optical contrasts’’ [PDF]
Eric Shaner, Sandia National Laboratories
‘‘Strong Coupling Between Surface Plasmons and Conduction State Transitions in InAs Quantum Dots’’ [PDF]
9:30    Joseph W. Haus, University of Dayton
‘‘Unusual Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Metallodielectrics’’ [PDF]
Tak Buma, University of Delaware
‘‘Wavelength agile photoacoustic microscopy with a pulsed supercontinuum source’’ [PDF]
Alexander Carmele, Technische Universität Berlin
‘‘Theory of quantum dot cavity-QED: LO-phonon induced antibunching of thermal radiation and cavity feeding’’ [PDF]
9:50    Igor Lednev, University at Albany, SUNY
‘‘Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy for Structural Characterization of Amyloid Fibrils’’ [PDF]
Shai Ashkenazi, University of Minnesota
‘‘Photoacoustic lifetime imaging (PALI) of dissolved oxygen using Methylene Blue’’ [PDF]
Julia Kabuss, Technische Universität Berlin
‘‘Theory of quantum emission from semiconductor quantum dots: coherently controlled photon statistics’’ [PDF]
10:10    Jinghua Sun, Heriot-Watt University, UK
‘‘Phase-coherent ultrafast sources spanning from the UV to the mid-infrared’’ [PDF]
Vladislav V. Yakovlev, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
‘‘Stimulated Raman excitation with ultrasound detection’’ [PDF]
Dan Wasserman, University of Massachusetts Lowell
‘‘Enhanced transmission through subwavelength apertures using ENZ metamaterials’’ [PDF]
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Monday Morning Plenary Session 2
10:50 Alberto Bramati, Lab. Kastler Brossel, UPMC, Paris (Polaritons: Fundamentals and Applications)
   ‘‘Propagation of Polariton Quantum Fluids’’ [PDF]
11:20 Wolfgang Schleich, Universität Ulm (Inertial and Gravitational Mass in Quantum Mechanics)
   ‘‘Inertial and gravitational mass in quantum mechanics’’ [PDF]
Monday Morning Invited Session 2
  Ultrafast Photonics Polaritons: Fundamentals and Applications Inertial and Gravitational Mass in Quantum Mechanics Atom Interferometers
12:00    Ming-Lie Hu, Tianjin University
‘‘From the ultraviolet to terahertz and from white- to black-light generation with photonic-crystal fiber sources of ultrashort pulses’’ [PDF]
Pavlos Savvidis, University of Crete / FORTH
‘‘A New Generation of Electrically Driven Polariton Devices’’ [PDF]
Ernst Maria Rasel, Leibniz Universität Hannover
‘‘Testing the Equivalence Principle with degenerate quantum matter’’ [PDF]
Frank A. Narducci, Naval Air Systems Command
‘‘Raman Resonances in Magnetic Fields’’ [PDF]
12:20    Tenio Popmintchev, JILA
‘‘Ponderomotive energy scaling with a 0.1-TW peak power mid-IR few-cycle source’’ [PDF]
Yoan Léger, LOEQ - EPFL
‘‘Multi-valued spin switching, towards novel spin-optronic devices’’ [PDF]
Hartmut Abele, Atominstitut-TU Wien
‘‘The Quantum Bouncing Ball and Gravity Resonance Spectroscopy’’ [PDF]
Holger Müller, University of California, Berkeley
‘‘Precision tests of General Relativity with matter waves’’ [PDF]
12:40    Alexei Sokolov, Texas A&M University
‘‘Controlled femtosecond laser filaments for remote sensing’’ [PDF]
Maria Vladimirova, CNRS - University Montpellier 2, FRANCE
‘‘Polariton-polariton interaction in microcavities’’ [PDF]
Philippe Bouyer, CNRS-Institut d’Optique
‘‘Underground and airborne matter-wave inertial sensors: towards fundamental tests of gravitation’’ [PDF]
Evan Salim, JILA/University of Colorado
‘‘High Resolution Through-Chip Imaging for Atomtronics’’ [PDF]
 
-- Evening --
 
Monday Evening Plenary Session
19:00 Masayuki Katsuragawa, University of Electro- Communications, Japan (Molecular Modulation)
   ‘‘A Raman approach for ultrafast optical technology’’ [PDF]
19:30 Leonid Butov, University of California, San Diego (Exciton Condensates)
   ‘‘Spin Texture in a Cold Exciton Gas’’ [PDF]
20:00 Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Harvard University (Quantum Information Processing)
   ‘‘Quantum Computation for the Simulation of Chemical Systems’’ [PDF]
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Monday Evening Invited Session
  Molecular Modulation Exciton Condensates Semiconductor Lasers Quantum Information Processing
20:50    Andy Kung, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
‘‘Multiple harmonics generation: molecular modulation vs cascaded generation by QPM’’ [PDF]
Jacqueline Bloch, LPN/CNRS, France
‘‘Spontaneous formation and optical manipulation of polariton condensates’’ [PDF]
Mikhail Belkin, The University of Texas at Austin
‘‘Lambda~2.6-3.6um InGaAs/AlInAs quantum cascade laser sources based on intra-cavity second harmonic generation’’ [PDF]
Franco Wong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
‘‘Defeating Passive Eavesdropping using Quantum Illumination’’ [PDF]
21:10    Deniz D. Yavuz, University of Wisconsin - Madison
‘‘Continuous Wave Light Modulation at Molecular Frequencies’’ [PDF]
Dmitriy Krizhanovskii, Sheffield University, UK
‘‘Role of interactions on the properties of collective polariton states in strongly coupled microcavities’’ [PDF]
Kent Choquette, University of Illinois
‘‘Leaky-Mode Coherent Vertical Cavity Laser Arrays’’ [PDF]
Ari Mizel, Laboratory for Physical Sciences
‘‘On Fault-tolerant Ground-state Quantum Computation’’ [PDF]
21:30    Fetah Benabid, University of Bath
‘‘Quantum fluctuation initiated coherence in multi-octave Raman frequency comb’’ [PDF]
Na Young Kim, Stanford University
‘‘An Exciton-Polariton Laser Diode’’ [PDF]
Claire F. Gmachl, Princeton University
‘‘Spectral innovations for mid-infrared Quantum Cascade lasers’’ [PDF]
Frank Gaitan, Laboratory for Physical Sciences
‘‘Robust high-fidelity universal quantum gates’’ [PDF]
21:50    Miaochan Zhi, Texas A&M University
‘‘Pulse-shaper-assisted phase optimization of an ultrabroadband spectral comb’’ [PDF]
Makoto Kuwata-Gonokami, The University of Tokyo
‘‘Stability of an ensemble of excitons in a quantum degenerate regime in a bulk semiconductor of Cu2O - Search for Bose-Einstein Condensation of excitons’’ [PDF]
Gottfried Strasser, TU Vienna
‘‘InGaAs/GaAsSb/InP Quantum Cascade Lasers’’ [PDF]
Howard E. Brandt, Army Research Laboratory
‘‘Warp-Speed Causal Connectivity’’ [PDF]
 

Tuesday, January 4 2011

Tuesday Morning Plenary Session 1
7:30 Aaron Slepkov, National Research Council of Canada (CARS)
   ‘‘Facile integration of CARS spectro-microscopy with traditional nonlinear optical microscope platforms’’ [PDF]
8:00 Yanhua Shih, University of Maryland Baltimore County (Quantum Imaging)
   ‘‘Multi-photon Interferometry with Incoherent Thermal Light - simulation of multi-photon entangled states’’ [PDF]
8:30 Jorge J. Rocca, Colorado State University (X-ray Lasers)
   ‘‘Advances in compact high brightness soft x-ray lasers: sub-10 nm wavelengths and smaller size’’ [PDF]
Tuesday Morning Invited Session 1
  CARS Quantum Imaging X-ray Lasers Novel Optics
9:10    Marcos Dantus, Michigan State University
‘‘Imaging Reactive Flows and Trace Quantities of Hazardous Substances Using Single Beam Cars’’ [PDF]
Ron Meyers, Army Research Laboratory
‘‘Turbulence-free ghost imaging [PDF]
Carmen Menoni, Colorado State University
‘‘Movies of nanoscale dynamics by extreme ultraviolet microscopy’’ [PDF]
Vitaly Kocharovsky, Texas A&M University
‘‘Microscopic theory of phase transitions’’ [PDF]
9:30    Evgeny Shapiro, The University of British Columbia
‘‘CARS spectroscopy by interfering noisy broadband light’’ [PDF]
Giuliano Scarcelli, Harvard University
‘‘Towards ghost imaging with cosmic ray muons’’ [PDF]
Sergei V. Bulanov, APRC-JAEA, Japan
‘‘Relativistic Mirrors in Laser Plasmas - Novel Path towards Compact Source of Coherent X-Rays’’ [PDF]
Holger Schmidt, University of California, Santa Cruz
‘‘Slow light and EIT on a hollow-core waveguide spectroscopy chip’’ [PDF]
9:50    Chris Lee, University of Twente
‘‘Sub-Diffraction-Limited-Resolution CARS Microscopy via incoherent saturation of vibrational transitions’’ [PDF]
Sanjit Karmakar, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
‘‘The first ghost image from Sun light [PDF]
Nina Rohringer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
‘‘Photoionization Based Atomic Inner-Shell X-Ray Laser in Neon at 850 eV Realized at the Linac Coherent Light Source’’ [PDF]
Harald Kübler, Universität Stuttgart
‘‘Coherent Rydberg Excitation in Thermal Microcells’’ [PDF]
10:10    Norihiko Hayazawa, RIKEN
‘‘Towards Tip-enhanced Nonlinear Raman Spectroscopy & Nanoscopy’’ [PDF]
Hui Chen, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
‘‘Two-photon Anti-correlation and Interference with Incoherent Thermal Radiations’’ [PDF]
Pankaj Kumar Jha, Texas A&M University
‘‘Lasing Without Inversion in XUV-Regime’’ [PDF]
Eric Van Stryland, CREOL, University of Central Florida
‘‘Extreme Nondegenerate Two-Photon Absorption in Semiconductors’’ [PDF]
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Tuesday Morning Plenary Session 2
10:50 Phillip Sprangle, Naval Research Laboratory (Laser Filamentation)
   ‘‘Remote Atmospheric Lasing and Lasing without Inversion in the XUV’’ [PDF]
11:20 Tamar Seideman, Northwestern University (Coherence in Complex Systems)
   ‘‘Coherence in complex systems. The case of molecular electronics’’ [PDF]
Tuesday Morning Invited Session 2
  CARS Laser Filamentation Coherence in Complex Systems Whispering-Gallery Resonators
12:00    Eric Potma, University of California, Irvine
‘‘Four-wave mixing in gold films’’ [PDF]
Daniel Gordon, Naval Research Laboratory
‘‘Computer Modeling of Photoionization’’ [PDF]
Maxim Sukharev, Arizona State University
‘‘Ab initio electrodynamics of multi-level media optically coupled to metal nanostructures’’ [PDF]
Dmitry Strekalov, MPL, JPL
‘‘Triple-resonant whispering gallery mode resonators for THz photons visualization by upconversion’’ [PDF]
12:20    Marcus Cicerone, NIST
‘‘Broadband coherent Raman microscopy: chemical imaging for biology’’ [PDF]
Martin Richardson, Townes Institute, UCF
‘‘Air filamentation – today and in the future’’ [PDF]
Greg Engel, The University of Chicago
‘‘Imaging Excited State Dynamics: Uncovering Design Principles behind Quantum Biology’’ [PDF]
Anatoliy Savchenkov, OEwaves Inc.
‘‘Non-collinear all-optical comb produced by crystalline whispering gallery mode resonators’’ [PDF]
12:40    Hyunmin Kim, NIST
‘‘Imaging of four-wave-mixings from sub-micrometer scale structures’’ [PDF]
Pavel Polynkin, University of Arizona
‘‘Filamentation of beam and pulse shaped femtosecond laser pulses’’ [PDF]
Victor Batista, Yale University
‘‘Tunneling Under Control by Sequences of Unitary Pulses’’ [PDF]
Christoph Marquardt, MPI for the Science of Light
‘‘Quantum light from a whispering gallery disk resonator’’ [PDF]
 
-- Evening --
 
Tuesday Evening Plenary Session
19:00 Ralf Schützhold, Universität Duisburg-Essen (Fundamental Effects From a Quantum (Optics) Perspective)
   ‘‘Squeezing in fundamental quantum phenomena and quantum optics’’ [PDF]
19:30 Margaret Murnane, University of Colorado/JILA (Extreme Light)
   ‘‘Capturing Electron Dynamics in Materials using Bright Coherent X-Rays’’ [PDF]
20:00 Jörg Evers, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics (X-ray Quantum Optics)
   ‘‘X-ray and gamma-ray quantum optics’’ [PDF]
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Tuesday Evening Invited Session
  Fundamental Effects From a Quantum (Optics) Perspective Extreme Light X-ray Quantum Optics Theoretical Optics
20:50    William Unruh, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
‘‘Measurement of Thermal Spectrum of Hawking radiation in an Analog system’’ [PDF]
Wim Leemans, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
‘‘Advances in laser plasma accelerators at LBNL’’ [PDF]
Steve Southworth, Argonne National Laboratory
‘‘Optical control of excitation and decay of core-excited states’’ [PDF]
Hakan Tureci, Princeton University
‘‘Collective Multi-mode Effects in Quantum Optics’’ [PDF]
21:10    Gerald Dunne, University of Connecticut
‘‘The Schwinger Effect (Pair Production from Vacuum): Interference Effects and Laser Pulse Shape’’ [PDF]
Chris Barty, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
‘‘Nuclear Photonics with Mono-Energetic Gamma-rays (MEGa-rays)’’ [PDF]
Eric R. Hudson, University of California, Los Angeles
‘‘A thorium doped solid-state optical frequency reference’’ [PDF]
Viktor Podolskiy, University of Massachusetts Lowell
‘‘Analytical technique for subwavelength far field imaging’’ [PDF]
21:30    Daniele Faccio, Heriot-Watt University
‘‘Hawking radiation and horizon physics in ultrashort laser pulse filaments’’ [PDF]
Henry Kapteyn, Univ. of Colorado/JILA
‘‘Ultrahigh resolution imaging using Tabletop Coherent EUV Light Sources’’ [PDF]
Kei Sawada, RIKEN
‘‘Enhanced translation of x-rays by a Berry-phase effect’’ [PDF]
P. Scott Carney, University of Illinois
‘‘Coherence theory for pulse trains’’ [PDF]
21:50    Dietrich Habs, LMU Munich
‘‘QED cascades at the Extreme Light Infrastructure - Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP)’’ [PDF]
Olga Kocharovskaya, Texas A&M University
‘‘Few-cycle attosecond pulses via periodic resonance interaction with hydrogen-like atoms’’ [PDF]
Hui Xia, TAMU/Princeton
‘‘Observing population of HeI excited states during recombination after optical field ionization with ultra-fast spectroscopy’’ [PDF]
Shiyao Zhu, Beijing Computational Research Center
‘‘The role of Lamb shifts in the quantum interference of spontaneous emission’’ [PDF]
 

Wednesday, January 5 2011

Wednesday Morning Plenary Session 1
7:30 Mark A. Kasevich, Stanford University (Quantum Metrology)
   ‘‘Quantum metrology with cold atoms’’ [PDF]
8:00 Randall G. Hulet, Rice University (Macroscopic Quantum Phenomena)
   ‘‘Propagation of Bose Condensates and Matter-Wave Solitons Across Disordered or Barrier Potentials’’ [PDF]
8:30 Ron Folman, Ben-Gurion University (Possible Realization of Quantum Computers with Atoms)
   ‘‘Engineering the environment of quantum information processing on atom chips: where material science meets quantum optics’’ [PDF]
Wednesday Morning Invited Session 1
  Quantum Metrology Macroscopic Quantum Phenomena Possible Realization of Quantum Computers with Atoms
9:10    James K. Thompson, JILA/NIST/University of Colorado
‘‘Spin-Squeezing of a Large Ensemble via the Vacuum Rabi Splitting’’ [PDF]
Simon Cornish, Durham University
‘‘Bright matter wave solitons: formation, dynamics and quantum reflection’’ [PDF]
Roman Schmied, University of Basel
‘‘Multiparticle Entanglement on an Atom Chip’’ [PDF]
9:30    Murray Holland, JILA
‘‘Prospects for a superradiant laser’’ [PDF]
Alexej I. Streltsov, Heidelberg University, Germany
‘‘Non-equilibrium dynamics of fragmented states in attractive BECs’’ [PDF]
Dana Z. Anderson, University of Colorado
‘‘Atom Chips, Atomtronics, and Quantum Signal Processing’’ [PDF]
9:50    Dan Stamper-Kurn, UC Berkeley
‘‘Collective atomic motion and spin in an optical cavity’’ [PDF]
Christoph Weiss, University of Oldenburg
‘‘Spatial mesoscopic quantum superpositions generated via scattering of bright solitons’’ [PDF]
Eric Charron, Université Orsay, France
‘‘Towards realistic schemes for quantum logic gates on atom chips’’ [PDF]
10:10    John Close, Australian National University
‘‘High Visibility Gravimetry With a Bose Einstein Condensate’’ [PDF]
Boris Malomed, Tel Aviv University
‘‘Suppression of the quantum-mechanical collapse by repulsive interactions’’ [PDF]
Robert J. C. Spreeuw, University of Amsterdam
‘‘Magnetic mictrotrap arrays as a platform for quantum information science’’ [PDF]
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Wednesday Morning Plenary Session 2
10:50 Lamb Award (Lamb Award)
   ‘‘The presentation of the 2011 Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics’’
11:20 Jönåthán P. Døwlîng, Louisiana State University (Quantum Sensors)
   ‘‘Quantum Optical Computing, Imaging, and Metrology’’ [PDF]
Wednesday Morning Invited Session 2
  Quantum Sensors Applications of the Wigner Distribution Possible Realization of Quantum Computers with Atoms Novel Optics
12:00    Christopher Wildfeuer, Louisiana State University
‘‘Techniques for enhancing the precision of measurements with photon number resolving detectors’’ [PDF]
Leon Cohen, City University of New York (Hunter College)
‘‘Propagation and Spread of Non-Stationary Noise in a Dispersive Medium’’ [PDF]
Xianli Zhang, University of Wisconsin
‘‘A neutral atom quantum gate and entanglement using Rydberg blockade’’ [PDF]
Edward S. Fry, Texas A&M University
‘‘Integrating Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy’’ [PDF]
12:20    Petr M. Anisimov, Louisiana State University
‘‘Squeezing the Vacuum and beating Heisenberg: Limits? Where we’re going we do not need any limits!’’ [PDF]
Justin Peatross, Brigham Young University
‘‘Quantum behavior of free-electron photoemission in strong laser fields’’ [PDF]
Trey Porto, Joint Quantum Institute
‘‘Control of Neutral Atoms in Optical Lattices’’ [PDF]
Norbert Kroó, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
‘‘Hanbury Brown and Twiss type correlations with surface plasmons’’ [PDF]
12:40    Eugeniy E. Mikhailov, College of William and Mary
‘‘Generation of squeezed vacuum with hot and ultra-cold Rb atoms’’ [PDF]
Patrick Loughlin, University of Pittsburgh
‘‘Detection with the Wigner Distribution’’ [PDF]
Tom Stace, University of Queensland
‘‘Scalable quantum computing with atomic ensembles’’ [PDF]
Sándor Varró, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
‘‘On the question of the existence of needle radiation. The 100 years old experiment on wide-angle interference by Pál Selényi and the modern concept of photons’’ [PDF]
 
-- Evening --
 
Wednesday Evening Plenary Session
19:00 Gang Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Quantum Solar Energy)
   ‘‘Thermal Radiation Transport in Nanostructures’’ [PDF]
19:30 Ralf Röhlsberger, Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron DESY (Cooperative Emission)
   ‘‘Cooperative Emission in the X-ray Regime’’ [PDF]
20:00 Robert W. Boyd, Universities of Ottawa and Rochester (Information on a Photon)
   ‘‘Information in a Photon’’ [PDF]
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Wednesday Evening Invited Session
  Quantum Sensors Quantum Solar Energy Cooperative Emission Information on a Photon
20:50    Geoff Pryde, Griffith University
‘‘Optimal multiphoton phase sensing and measurement’’ [PDF]
Zhengdong Cheng, Texas A&M University
‘‘Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production from Water/Methanol Decomposition Using Nanocomposites’’ [PDF]
Alexander Poddubny, Ioffe Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
‘‘Collective radiance from semiconductor quantum wells and quantum dots’’ [PDF]
John Howell, University of Rochester
‘‘Mutual Information Characterization of Tranverse Entanglement’’ [PDF]
21:10    Jonathan C. F. Matthews, University of Bristol, UK
‘‘Entangled Multi-Photon States in Waveguide for Quantum Metrology’’ [PDF]
Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology
‘‘Surpassing Conventional Light Trapping Limits in Photovoltaics’’ [PDF]
Vasily Temnov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
‘‘Photon statistics in superradiance’’ [PDF]
Anand Kumar Jha, University of Rochester
‘‘Orbital Angular Momentum: Interference, Entanglement, and Precision Measurement’’ [PDF]
21:30    Kevin McCusker, University of Illinois
‘‘Efficient Quantum Optical State Engineering’’ [PDF]
T. S. (Willie) Luk, Sandia National Laboratories
‘‘Anomalous enhanced emission from PbS quantum dots in photonic crystal microcavities’’ [PDF]
Anatoly Svidzinsky, Texas A&M University
‘‘Cooperative spontaneous emission of N atoms: collective non-local effects’’ [PDF]
Jonathan Leach, University of Glasgow / University of Ottawa
‘‘Full-field quantum correlations and the efficient sorting of quantum states of light’’ [PDF]
21:50    Xi Wang, Texas A&M University
‘‘Self-Implemented Heterodyne CARS by Using Its Intrinsic Background’’ [PDF]
Gregory N. Nielson, Sandia National Laboratories
‘‘Toward high efficiency and low cost solar power systems through independent solar cell junctions and scale effects’’ [PDF]
Arthur Dogariu, Princeton University
‘‘High Gain Backward Lasing of Oxygen in Air’’ [PDF]
Dan Gauthier, Duke University
‘‘High rate quantum key distribution’’ [PDF]
 

Thursday, January 6 2011

Thursday Morning Plenary Session 1
7:30 A. Douglas Stone, Yale University (Coherent Perfect Absorbers and Parity-Time-Reversal Symmetric Optical Structures)
   ‘‘Coherent perfect absorbers, time-reversed lasing and PT-symmetric amplifier-absorbers’’ [PDF]
8:00 Robin Kaiser, INLN, CNRS, Nice (Superradiance and Cooperative Effects)
   ‘‘Cooperative Scattering with Cold Atoms’’ [PDF]
8:30 Adriana Pálffy, Max Planck Institute Heidelberg, Germany (Nuclear Gamma-Ray Optics)
   ‘‘Excitons, entanglement and coherent control with nuclei’’ [PDF]
Thursday Morning Invited Session 1
  NV Diamond Quantum and Bio Optics Coherent Perfect Absorbers and Parity-Time-Reversal Symmetric Optical Structures Superradiance and Cooperative Effects Nuclear Gamma-Ray Optics
9:10    Jeorg Wrachtrup, Stuttgart University
‘‘Diamond defects: Sensitive probes for their magnetic and electric environment’’ [PDF]
Demetri Christodoulides, CREOL, University of Central Florida
‘‘PT-Symmetry in Optics’’ [PDF]
Cristiano Ciuti, Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7
‘‘Ultrastrong coupling circuit-QED: vacuum degeneracy and quantum phase transitions’’ [PDF]
Sebastien Couet, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
‘‘Directly probing the magnetic field inside a superconducting Nb film by nuclear resonant scattering’’ [PDF]
9:30    Paola Cappellaro, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
‘‘Ensemble diamond magnetometer’’ [PDF]
Wenjie Wan, Yale University
‘‘Time-reversed Lasing and Control of Absorption in a Two-channel Coherent Perfect Absorber’’ [PDF]
Kristian Baumann, ETH Zürich
‘‘The Dicke quantum phase transition with a superfluid gas in an optical cavity’’ [PDF]
Bernhard Adams, Argonne National Laboratory
‘‘Manipulation of nuclear gamma-ray superradiance’’ [PDF]
9:50    Alexei Trifonov, Harvard University
‘‘Some application of nanodiamonds in bio-imaging and neuroscience’’ [PDF]
Gregory Salamo, University of Arkansas
‘‘Observation of PT-Symmetry Breaking in Optics’’ [PDF]
Karyn Le Hur, Yale University
‘‘Quantum Phase Transitions of Light: From Superradiance to Circuit QED’’ [PDF]
Lee Bernstein, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
‘‘Using NIF to study the interaction of hot nuclear matter with neutron-rich plasmas’’ [PDF]
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Thursday Morning Plenary Session 2
10:30 Godfrey Gumbs, Hunter College of CUNY (Photonics of Graphene)
   ‘‘Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields on Plasma Excitations and Electron Transport in Graphene’’ [PDF]
11:00 Mark Havey, Old Dominion University (Disorder Effects in Atomic Physics)
   ‘‘Disorderly Conduct in Ultracold Atomic Gases’’ [PDF]
Thursday Morning Invited Session 2
  Photonics of Graphene Quantum Coherence Effects Disorder Effects in Atomic Physics Unruh, Hawking, and Casimir
11:40    Oleg Berman, New York City College of Technology of CUNY
‘‘Electromagnetic wave propagation through a graphene-based photonic crystal’’ [PDF]
Nina Meinzer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
‘‘Plasmonic Metamaterials Coupled to Single-Quantum-Well Gain’’ [PDF]
Gabriel Lemarié, SPEC - CEA Saclay
‘‘Critical State of the Anderson Transition: Between a Metal and an Insulator’’ [PDF]
Marlan O. Scully, Texas A&M and Princeton University
‘‘Virtual Photons From Unruh Radiation and the Lamb Shift to Dicke’s Superradiance’’ [PDF]
12:00    Wei Pan, Sandia National Laboratories
‘‘Some recent experimental results in high quality epitaxial graphene films’’ [PDF]
Matthieu Bonarota, Laboratoire Aimé Cotton - CNRS
‘‘Efficiency and capacity of an Atomic Frequency Comb based quantum memory’’ [PDF]
Romain Pierrat, Institut Langevin, Paris
‘‘Photonic local density of states and coherent effets in cold atomic gas’’ [PDF]
Michael Duff, Imperial College London
‘‘Black holes and qubits’’ [PDF]
12:20    Danhong Huang, Air Force Research Lab
‘‘Enhanced mobility of semiconducting graphene nanoribbons in nonlinear transport regime’’ [PDF]
Alexey Kalachev, Texas A&M University
‘‘Quantum storage via refractive index control’’ [PDF]
Dmitriy V. Kupriyanov, St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University
‘‘Coherent Control of Diffuse Light Dynamics in an Ultracold Atomic Gas’’ [PDF]
Eric Akkerman, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
‘‘Thermal radiation and photon statistics on fractals’’ [PDF]
12:40    Klaus Ziegler, Universitaet Augsburg
‘‘Optical properties of graphene mono- and bilayers’’ [PDF]
Chris O’Brien, Texas A&M University
‘‘Coherently Controllable Photonic Structures with Zero Absorption’’ [PDF]
Matt Pasienski, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
‘‘Disordered insulator in an optical lattice’’ [PDF]
Israel Klich, University of Virginia
‘‘Casimir, Entropy and Entanglement Entropy’’ [PDF]
 
-- Evening --
 
Thursday Evening Plenary Session
19:00 Fedor Jelezko, University of Stuttgart (NV Diamond Quantum and Bio Optics)
   ‘‘Towards scalable quantum registers in diamond’’ [PDF]
19:30 Nir Davidson, Weizmann Institute (Improved Coherence Times in Quantum Systems)
   ‘‘Spectral narrowing and dynamical decoupling in a dense ensemble of optically trapped atoms’’ [PDF]
20:00 Serge Reynaud, LKB CNRS ENS UPMC Paris (Casimir Physics)
   ‘‘Casimir effect : quantum optics in vacuum’’ [PDF]
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Thursday Evening Invited Session
  NV Diamond Quantum and Bio Optics Improved Coherence Times in Quantum Systems Artificial Gauge Fields in Cold-Atom Systems Casimir Physics
20:50    Nick Melosh, Stanford University
‘‘Diamondoid as coatings for electron emission materials’’ [PDF]
Peter Rosenbusch, SYRTE - Observatoire de Paris
‘‘Spin self-rephasing and very long coherence times’’ [PDF]
Naceur Gaaloul, Leibniz Universität Hannover
‘‘Non-abelian Gauge-field simulators with cold atoms’’ [PDF]
Ho Bun Chan, Hong Kong Univ. of Science & Technology
‘‘Geometry and material dependence of the Casimir force on nanostructured silicon surfaces’’ [PDF]
21:10    David Simpson, University of Melbourne
‘‘The NV centre as a fluorescent quantum probe in biology’’ [PDF]
Renbao Liu, Chinese Univ of Hong Kong
‘‘Control of solid-state qubit decoherence in spin baths’’ [PDF]
Brandon Anderson, University of Maryland
‘‘Interferometry with Synthetic Gauge Fields’’ [PDF]
Umar Mohideen, University of California, Riverside
‘‘Controlling the Casimir Force with Light and Shape’’ [PDF]
21:30    Victor Acosta, University of California Berkeley
‘‘Broadband magnetometry with nitrogen-vacancy ensembles in diamond and related optical and spin-relaxation properties’’ [PDF]
John Bollinger, NIST, Boulder
‘‘Dynamical Decoupling Experiments with Ion Crystals in Penning Traps’’ [PDF]
Karina Jimenez-Garcia, NIST / Joint Quantum Institute
‘‘Artificial gauge fields for ultracold neutral atoms’’ [PDF]
Alejandro W. Rodriguez, Harvard/MIT
‘‘Computing Casimir Forces in Complex Nanosystems’’ [PDF]
21:50    Philip Hemmer, Texas A&M University
‘‘Subwavelength imaging with NV diamond’’ [PDF]
Kristiaan De Greve, Stanford University
‘‘Complete optical coherent control and spin echo of single InAs quantum dot spins.’’ [PDF]
Gergely Szirmai, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences
‘‘Layered Quantum Hall Insulators with Ultracold Atoms’’ [PDF]
Joël Chevrier, Institut Néel Grenoble
‘‘Casimir and heat transfer’’ [PDF]

Poster Session

Victor Acosta, UC Berkeley
‘‘Broadband magnetometry with nitrogen-vacancy ensembles in diamond and related optical and spin-relaxation properties’’

Bernhard Adams, Argonne National Laboratory
‘‘Manipulation of nuclear gamma-ray superradiance’’

Bernhard Adams, Argonne National Laboratory
‘‘Precise Orbital Tracking of an Asteroid with a Phased Array of Radio Transponders’’ [PDF]

Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Harvard University
‘‘Quantum Effects in Photosynthetic Energy Transfer’’

Matthieu Bonarota, Laboratoire Aimé Cotton - CNRS
‘‘Efficiency and capacity of an Atomic Frequency Comb based quantum memory’’ [PDF]

Yidong Chong, Yale University
‘‘The Steady-state Ab Initio Laser Theory And Its Application To Photonic Crystal Surface-Emitting Lasers’’ [PDF]

Michael Cone, Texas A&M Univsersity
‘‘Measuring the Absorption Coefficient of Pure Water in the UV Using an Integrating Cavity Absorption Meter’’ [PDF]

Simon Cornish, Durham University
‘‘A Quantum Degenerate Mixture of 87Rb and 133Cs.’’ [PDF]

Sebastien Couet, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
‘‘Probing internal fields and Ghz dynamics in thin film by nuclear resonant scattering’’ [PDF]

Konstantin Dorfman, Texas A&M University
‘‘Cooperative spontaneous emission of N atoms in spheroidal geometry’’ [PDF]

Pankaj Kumar Jha, Texas A&M University
‘‘Carrier-Envelope Phase Effects on Atomic Excitation’’ [PDF]

Karina Jimenez-Garcia, NIST / Joint Quantum Institute
‘‘Spin-Orbit coupled Bose-Einstein condensates’’ [PDF]

Robin Kaiser, INLN, CNRS, Nice
‘‘Random Lasing with Cold Atoms’’ [PDF]

Barnabas Kim, Texas A&M Univsersity
‘‘Wigner Function Method to Bose-Einstein Condensation’’ [PDF]

Norbert Kroó, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
‘‘Theoretical aspects of Hanbury Brown and Twiss type correlations mediated by surface plasmons’’ [PDF]

Jonathan Leach, University of Glasgow / University of Ottawa
‘‘Full-field quantum correlations and the efficient sorting of quantum states of light’’

Gabriel Lemarié, SPEC - CEA Saclay
‘‘Thermal Enhancement of Interference Effects in Quantum Point Contacts’’ [PDF]

Renbao Liu, Chinese Univ of Hong Kong
‘‘Revealing quantum dynamics by higher-order correlations of weak measurement’’ [PDF]

Boris Malomed, Tel Aviv University
‘‘Splitting, recombination, and interferometry of matter-wave solitons in potential landscapes’’ [PDF]

Ron Meyers, Army Research Laboratory
‘‘Quantum Ghost Imaging Experiments in Turbulence and Obscurants’’ [PDF]

Frank A. Narducci, Naval Air Systems Command
‘‘Variations of Dispersion and Transparency in Four-Level N-Scheme Atomic Systems’’ [PDF]

Justin Peatross, Brigham Young University
‘‘Quantum behavior of free-electron photoemission in strong laser fields’’

Nicholas Proite, University of Wisconsin - Madison
‘‘Observation of Atomic Localization using Electromagnetically Induced Transparency’’ [PDF]

Oleksiy Roslyak, Hunter College, CUNY
‘‘Plasmon oscillations of dressed Dirac electrons in graphene.’’ [PDF]

Giuliano Scarcelli, Harvard University
‘‘Biomechanical Microscopy of Tissue and Biomaterials’’ [PDF]

Eyob A. Sete, Texas A&M University
‘‘Transient lasing without inversion in He-like Boron’’ [PDF]

Daniel Sikes, University of Wisconsin -- Madison
‘‘Negative Refraction in a Raman Chiral System’’ [PDF]

Robert J. C. Spreeuw, University of Amsterdam
‘‘Magnetic mictrotrap arrays as a platform for quantum information science’’ [PDF]

Dmitry Strekalov, MPL, JPL
‘‘Triple-resonant whispering gallery mode resonators for THz photons visualization by upconversion’’

Maxim Sukharev, Arizona State University
‘‘Ab initio electrodynamics of multi-level media optically coupled to metal nanostructures’’ [PDF]

Vasily Temnov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
‘‘Ultrafast acousto-magneto-plasmonics’’ [PDF]

Andrew Traverso, Texas A&M University
‘‘Counter-Propagating Coherent Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy for Remote Sensing in Air’’ [PDF]

Sándor Varró, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
‘‘Attosecond shot noise and electron interference’’ [PDF]

Dmitri Voronine, Texas A&M University
‘‘Efficient backward emission from optically pumped air’’ [PDF]

Lihong Wang, Washington University in St. Louis
‘‘Photoacoustic Tomography: Ultrasonically Breaking through the Optical Diffusion Limit’’ [PDF]

Xi Wang, Texas A&M University
‘‘Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) optimized by exploiting optical interference’’ [PDF]

Christoph Weiss, University of Oldenburg
‘‘Quantum dynamics of few ultra-cold atoms in a periodically shaken optical superlattice’’ [PDF]

Luqi Yuan, Texas A&M University
‘‘Electromagnetically Induced Coherent Backscattering’’ [PDF]

Xianli Zhang, University of Wisconsin
‘‘A neutral atom quantum gate and entanglement using Rydberg blockade’’ [PDF]

Xiwen Zhang, Texas A&M University
‘‘Valve Effect in a 3 level ladder system’’ [PDF]

Last updated: Thu Dec 30 15:13:03 MST 2010