Spring 2010 Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics Seminars @ Stony Brook


Date:  Feb. 1, 2010: Matt DeCamp, University of Delaware


Title: “Two-dimensional laser spectroscopy: Uncovering complex structural dynamics”


Date: Feb. 8, 2010: Prof. Kunal Das, Kutztown University, PA;


Title: “Atomtronics Tests of Mesoscopic Transport”


Date: Feb. 22, 2010: Dr. Thomas Pattard, Physical Review Editorial Staff


Title: “How to publish your work in the Physical Review, or

     Editors are from Mars, Referees are from Venus, and Authors are from Earth”



Date: March 1, 2010:  Dr. Ray Fliller, BNL:


Title: “NSLS II Accelerator Systems Overview”


Date March 8, 2010: Tom Bergeman, SUSB:


Title: “Building Databases of Diatomic Energy Levels to Facilitate Production of Ultracold Molecules”


Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010 (4 PM in S-141):Anand Sivaramakrishnan, American Museum of Natural History, and SB


Title: “High angular resolution science with non-redundant masking on the 

James Webb Space Telescope”



Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010: Prof. Peter van der Straten, Utrecht University, The Netherlands


Title: “Second Sound in a Bose Gas”



Date: April 5, 2010:  Dr. Petr Anisimov,  Louisiana State University


Title: "Invisible quantum tripwire"


Date: April 12, 2010: Joe Pechkis, University of Connecticut


Title: Coherent Control of Ultracold 85Rb Trap-Loss Collisions and Effects on

85Rb2 Ground-State Formation with Frequency-Chirped Light


Date: April 19, 2010: Prof. Andrew Carmichael, SUNY Cortland.


Title: “A simple steady state mean field model of magneto-assocation of condensates at a Feshbach resonance”


Date: April 26, 2010: Dr. David Weld, MIT


Title: “Thermometry and Cooling with Ultracold Spin Mixtures”


Date: May 3, 2010: Prof. Barry Walker, University of Delaware:


Title: “Ionization of Atoms in Ultraintense Laser Fields”


Date: May 10, 2010: Prof. Goran Pichler, Institute of Physics, Zagreb, Croatia


Title: "Progress in ultrafast atom velocity selection"


Date: June 8, 2010 : Dr. Esther Wertz,  Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nanostructures, Marcoussis, France

Title : TBA