Spring 2009 Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics Seminars @ Stony Brook


All seminars are in S-141 on Mondays at 4:00 PM unless otherwise stated.


Date: Feb. 2, 2009: Dr. Andreas Galler, Berne Switzerland


Title:  "Shaping Tools for Short Pulse Characterization and Coherent Population Transfer in a Multilevel System."


Date: Feb. 9, 2009: Prof. John Marburger, SUSB


Title: “Indicator Space for Squeezed States”




Date: March 16, 2009: Anne Marie March, SUSB and Ohio State Univ. (Ph.D. thesis defense)


Title:  "Strong Field Studies of Cesium Using Intense Mid-infrared Light".


Date: April 13, 2009: Sheila Tobias, Consultant


Title: “Teacher Accountability vs. Teacher Empowerment: Must we Choose?”


Date: April 27, 2009: Hui Cao, Yale University


Title: “Light Localization and its Applications”


Date: May 4, 2009: Amanda Ross, Université Lyon; Houssam Salami, SUSB


Title: “A Bouquet of Spin-Orbit Effects in Alkali Dimer Molecules”


Date: Monday, June 1, 2009: Sima Singh, University of Illinois at Chicago


Title: “Controlling Material Transformation and Plasma Emission with Trains of


Ultrafast Laser Pulses”


Date: Monday, July 20, 2009: Prof. Martin Ligare, Bucknell University


Title: “Two-photon interference with two (and only two) independent photons”