Fall 2006 Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics Seminars @ Stony Brook


All talks are Mondays at 4:00 PM in S-141 unless otherwise indicated.


Date: September 11, 2006: Dr. Steffi Graefe, Steacie Institute for Molecular Science, NRC, Ottawa, Canada: 


Title:  “The Molecular Dynamics Behind Pump-Probe Spectroscopy.”


Date: September 18,2006: Azure Hansen, SUSB


Title: “An Optical Vortex-Based Azimuthal Lattice for Rotating a Bose-Einstein Condensate.”



Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 at 10:00 AM: Dr. Christiane Koch, Free University, Berlin


Title: “Photoassociation with Short, Shaped Laser Pulses – Current State of Affairs and Prospects”


Date: October 2, 20006:  Yom Kippur


Date; Friday, October 6, 2006 at 9:30 AM: Francoise Masnou-Seeuws, Laboratoire Aimé Cotton, Orsay, France


Title: “Making Cold Molecules with Cold Atoms and Chirped Laser Pulses”


Date: October 9, 2006: OSA and DLS meeting at U. Rochester


Date:  October 16, 2006:  Matt Eardley, SUSB and NIST, Boulder


Date: Monday, October 23; 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM: Informal discussion with Bill Phillips


Date: October 30, 2006: Susanne Yelin, U. Connecticut


Title: “Quantum Computation Using Single and Ensemble Polar Molecules”


Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2006: Wonho Jhe, Seoul National University, Korea

Title: “Nonlinear Dynamics and Critical Phenomena in Driven Cold Atoms”


Date: November 13, 2006: Eite Tiesinga, NIST


Title: “Progress in Ultracold Atom Interactions.”


Date: November 20, 2006: Robin Marjoribanks, U. Toronto


Title:”Relativistic Physics and High-Harmonic Generation in Ultra-Intense Laser Interactions with Solid-Density Plasmas”


Date: November 27, 2006: Trevor Sears, BNL


Title:”Optical Double Resonance With and Without Population Transfer”



Date: Friday, December 1, 2006: Leticia Gonzales


Title: ”Doing Control Experiments on the Computer”