Del Mar Photonics

The 39th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics - PQE-2009 -- January 4-8, 2009 --- Snowbird, Utah, USA

PQE XXXIX Participants
Bernhard W. Adams, Argonne National Laboratory “Nuclear Gamma-Ray Superradiance”

Eric Akkerman, Yale university and Technion-Israel
Ofir E. Alon, Heidelberg University “Many-body time-evolution of Bose-Einstein Condensates”
Esen Ercan Alp, Argonne National Laboratory “Nuclear Coherent Scattering and Spin state of iron under high pressure”
Takao Aoki, California Institute of Technology
Ladan Arissian, Texas A&M University
Markus Aspelmeyer, IQOQI, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato, University of S. Paulo, Brazil
Michal Bajcsy, Harvard University
Gopalakrishnan Balasubramanian, Universit¨at Stuttgart
Nir Bar-Gill, Weizmann Institute of Science
Baris I. Erkmen, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Thomas Becker, Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics
Alexey Belyanin, Texas A&M University
Fetah Benabid, University of Bath
Rafi Bistritzer, University of Texas at Austin
Robert W. Boyd, University of Rochester
Howard Brandt, U.S. Army Research Laboratory “Quantum computational geodesics”
Hans J. Briegel, University of Innsbruck
Dmitry Budker, University of California at Berkeley “The joy and utility of high-order atomic and nuclear polarization moments”
Aurel Bulgac, University of Washington “The incredible many facets of a unitary Fermi gas”
Leonid Butov, University of California at San Diego
Bj¨orn Butscher, University of Stuttgart
Robert L. Byer, Stanford University “Laser Compression and Acceleration of Electrons”
Hans Peter B¨uchler, University of Stuttgart
Howard Carmichael, University of Auckland
Lincoln Carr, Colorado School of Mines “Many Body Entangled Quantum Dynamics of Ultracold Molecules”
James J. Carroll, Youngstown State University
Jun-Tao Chang, Texas A&M University
“Cooperative Spontaneous Emission of N atoms: many-body eigenstates and eigenvalues”
Cheng Chin, University of Chicago “Novel Quantum Phases and Scalable Quantum Control of Two Atomic Species in Optical Lattices”
Kent D. Choquette, University of Illinois
Eugene M. Chudnovsky, CUNY Lehman College and Graduate Center “Cooperative Effects and Possibility of Superradiance in Crystals of Molecular Magnets”
Leon Cohen, City University of New York (Hunter College) “A phase space approach to scattering”
Eric Colby, SLAC "The E-163 Advanced Accelerator Research Program at SLAC”
Pacˆome Delva, ESA/ACT “Atom interferometric detection of gravitational waves on ground and in space”
Max Diem, Northeastern University “Image Reconstruction Methods for Diagnostic Applications of Vibrational Micro-Spectroscopy”
Peter Dombi, Hungarian Research Inst. for Solid-State Physics and Optics “Surface Plasmon Enhanced Electron Acceleration with Few Cycle Laser Pulse”
Gurudev Dott, University of Pitsburg
Peter D. Drummond, Swinburne University of Technology “Theory of strongly interacting Fermi gases”
Geoffrey Duxbury, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow “Quantum cascade laser spectroscopy: Diagnostics to non-linear optics”
Abdulhakem Elezzabi, University of Alberta “Spinplasmonics: Controlling Plasmon Propagation via Electron Spin”
Fredrik Fatemi, Naval Research Laboratory
Nathaniel Fisch, Princeton University
Jason Fleischer, Princeton University
J´ozsef Fort´agh, University of T¨ubingen
Eugene Frumker, Texas A&M University
Edward S. Fry, Texas A&M University
Tom Gallagher
Daniel J. Gauthier, Duke University
Dagmar Gerthsen, University of Karlsruhe
“Transmission Electron Microscopy of Nonperiodic InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Well Structures”
De Ninno Giovanni, Sincrotrone Trieste and University of Nova Gorica
Philippe Goldner, Ecole Nationale Superiure de Chimie de Paris “Rare earth doped crystals for quantum memories”
Ariunbold Gombojav, Texas A&M University
David Grojo, National Research Council, Canada
Kohzo Hakuta, University of Electro- Communications, Japan
Elmar Haller, Experimental Physik University of Innsbruck
Hiro-o Hamaguchi, The University of Tokyo
“Can Raman spectroscopy measure and quantify life?”
Jack Harris, Yale University
Matthew Hastings, Los Alamos National Laboratory
“Synchronization and Dephasing of Many-Body States”
Mark Havey, Old Dominion University
Antoine Heidmann, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, CNRS
Philip Hemmer, Texas A&M University
Joshua R. Hendrickson, The University of Arizona
“Exciton Polaritons in 1D Fibonacci Quasicrystals”
Jason Hogan, Stanford University
John Howell, University of Rochester
Hannes Huebel, University of Vienna
“Entanglement based Quantum Cryptography: From intra city links to inter island quantum communication”
Randall G. Hulet, Rice University
Fedor Jelezko, University of Stuttgart
Chan Joshi, UCLA
“Laser Plasma Accelerators and X-ray generation”
Robin Kaiser, INLN, CNRS, UNSA
Rina Kanamoto, Ochanomizu University, Japan
Henry C. Kapteyn, JILA – University of Colorado at Boulder
Mark Kasevich, Stanford University
“KBT transition in layered superfluids”
Keith Kastella, SRI
“Selective detection of entangled photons”
Masayuki Katsuragawa
James F. Kelly, DOE; Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
“Empirical studies of swept gain effects in molecular lambda transitions”
Uday Khankhoje, California Institute of Technology
Galina Khitrova, University of Arizona
“Nonperiodic Nanophotonics”
Jacob Khurgin, Johns Hopkins University
Fam Le Kien, University of Electro- Communications, Japan
“Slowing down of a guided light field along a nanofiber embedded in a cold atomic gas” (poster)
Moochan Kim, Texas A&M University
Niels Kjaergaard, Niels Bohr Institute
Olga Kocharovskaya, Texas A&M University
Vitaly Kocharovsky, Texas A&M University
“Mesoscopic BEC phase transition”
Alexander Korotkov, University of California at Riverside
“Quantum uncollapsing: theory and experiment”
Norbert Kro´o, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Andy Kung, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Gershon Kurizki, Weizmann Institute of Science
“Thermodynamic control by quantum measurements”
Jaan Laane, Texas A&M University
“Spectroscopic investigations and potential functions for pyridine and 1,3-butadiene in ground and
excited electronic states”
Astrid Lambrecht, Ecole Normale Superieur & CNRS, Paris
“Surface Plasmons and the Casimir Effect”
Arnaud Landragin, SYRTE-Observatoire de Paris
“Inertial sensors with cold atoms”
Aaron Leanhardt, University of Michigan
“An Electron Electric Dipole Moment Search in the 3 1 Ground State of Tungsten Carbide
Alexandra Ledermann, Institute of Nanotechnology, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe
“Optical properties of three-dimensional photonic quasicrystals and their periodic approximants”
M. Howard Lee, University of Georgia
“Ergodicity and Chaos in a system of harmonic oscillators”
Kevin K. Lehmann, University of Virginia
“Cavity Enhanced Absorption Spectroscopy with a Supercontinuum Source”
Miklos Lenner, Hungarian Research Inst. for Solid-State Physics and Optics
“Nonlinear STM Plasmonics”
Michael P. Lilly, Sandia National Laboratories
Marc Litz, U.S. Army Research Lab
W. Vincent Liu, University of Pittsburgh
“Crystalline superfluidity of cold atoms in lattice p-bands”
Patrick Loughlin, University of Pittsburgh
“Local phase space moments of a pulse propagating with dispersion and damping”
Alexander Lvovsky, University of Calgary
Rainer Martini, Stevens Institute of Technology
“High speed all-optical modulation of a Quantum Cascade Laser”
Ian McNulty
Carmen Menoni, Colorado State University
Dieter Meschede, Unversity of Bonn
Jianwei (John) Miao
Alan Migdall, NIST Gaithersburg
Eugeniy Mikhailov, The College of William & Mary
Anthony Miller, Stanford University
David A. B. Miller, Stanford University
Masoud Mohseni, Harvard University
Nimrod Moiseyev, Technion, Israel
Shaul Mukamel, University of California at Irvine
“Nonlinear Spectroscopy with Entangled Photons; Manipulating Quantum Pathways of Matter”
Margaret Murnane, JILA – University of Colorado at Boulder
John M. Myers, Harvard University
“Contingent choice of states to simplify a quantum decision problem of light detection”
Frank A. Narducci, Naval Air Systems Command
Kali Prasanna Nayak, University of Electro- Communications, Japan
Irina Novikova, The College of William & Mary
Chris O’Brien, Texas A&M University
Robert F. O’Connell, Louisiana State University
Ken O’Hara, The Pennsylvania State University
“Experiments with an ultracold three-component Fermi gas”
Koryun Oganesyan, Yerevan Physics Institute, Armenia
“Detection of Casimir Photons with Electrons”
Koryun Oganesyan, Yerevan Physics Institute, Armenia
“The Undulator Radiation in Terahertz Region” (poster)
Koryun Oganesyan, Yerevan Physics Institute, Armenia
“Formation of relativistic positron systems and their decay to X-rays by the axial channeling of
positrons in ionic crystals” (poster)
Alexei Ourjoumtsev, Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics
Gunasiri G. Padmabandu, Cymer Laser Corp.
John Page, University of Manitoba
Adriana Palffy, Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg
Nino R. Pereira, Ecopulse
Pierre Pillet, Laboratoire Aim´e Cotton, CNRS
Aron Pinczuk, Columbia University
Michael V. Pishko, Texas A&M University
Martin Plenio, Imperial College London
Alexander N. Poddubny, Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the RAS
“Theory of Light Coupled Exciton Polaritons in Nonperiodic Quantum Wells”
Viktor A. Podolskiy, Oregon State University
“Eliminating Losses and Out-of-Plane Scattering of Surface Plasmon Polaritons with Active Metamaterials”
Markus Pollnau, University of Twente
“Monitoring of DNA molecules in a lab on a chip with femtosecond laser written waveguides”
Michelle Povinelli, University of Southern California
Han Pu, Rice University
Dynamics of vector solitons in two-species atomic condensate”
Mark Raizen, University of Texas at Austin
“Maxwell’s Demon near Maximal Efficiency”
Ernst M. Rasel, Leibniz Universit¨at Hannover
“Bose-Einstein condensates in extended free fall”
Patrick Rebentrost, Harvard University
“The role of quantum coherence in excitonic energy transfer in photosynthetic complexes”
Margaret Reid, Swinburne University of Technology
Ben Richards, University of Arizona
Grant Ritchie, University of Oxford
“Applications of quantum cascade lasers in chemical kinetics and dynamics”
Jorge J. Rocca, Colorado State University
Ralf Roehlsberger, Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron DESY
“Directional Emission of X-rays from Rotating Matter: The Nuclear Lighthouse Effect”
Yuri Rostovtsev, Texas A&M University
Ron Ruth, SLAC
“Accelerator-Laser Compton X-rays for medical applications”
Mark Sadgrove, CREST project, Japan Science and Technology Agency
“Computing exponential sums with a Bose-Einstein condensate”
Anne Sakdinawat, University of California, Berkeley
Barry C. Sanders, University of Calgary
Zoe-Elizabeth Sariyanni, JILA / University of Colorado at Boulder
Sergey Saunin
“SPM+Raman - Integrated Solution for Modern Photonics and Plasmonics”
Anatoliy Savchenkov, OEwaves Inc.
Wolfgang Schleich, Universit¨at Ulm
Peter Schmelcher, University of Heidelberg
“Correlated Tunneling and Interferences in Strongly Interacting Low-Dimensional Bosonic Systems”
Holger Schmidt, University of California at Santa Cruz
“Atomic spectroscopy and quantum interference on a chip”
Ferdinand Schmidt-Kaler, Universit¨at Ulm
Marlan O. Scully, Texas A&M and Princeton University
Selim Shahriar, Northwestern University
“Putting Superluminosity to Work: From Data Buffering to Ultraprecise Magnetometry”
Krister Shalm, University of Toronto
Yanhua Shih, University of Maryland at Baltimore County
Yuri Shvyd’ko, Argonne National Laboratory
Irfan Siddiqi, University of California at Berkeley
Sebastian Slama, University of T¨ubingen, Germany
Alexei Sokolov, Texas A&M University
Ian Spielman, NIST, Gaithersburg
Dan Stamper-Kurn, University of California at Berkeley
“Magnetic phases of a dipolar spin-1 quantum gas”
Daniel Steck, University of Oregon
Szymon Suckewer, Princeton University
“Flapless FemtosecLASIK”
Misha Sumetsky, OFS Labs
Qingqing Sun, Texas A&M University
“Quantum Lithography with Classical Light”
Anatoly Svidzinsky, Texas A&M University
Julian Sweet, University of Arizona
Vincenzo Tamma, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
George J. Thomas, University of Missouri - Kansas City
“Mechanisms of Virus Assembly Probed by Raman Spectroscopy”
John Thomas, Duke University
Paolo Tombesi, University of Camerino, Italy
Carlos Trallero, National Research Council, Canada
Ben Varcoe
Andreas Volkmer, Universit¨at Stuttgart
“Epi-CARS microscopy of cells”
Lijun Wang, Max-Planck Research Group, Erlangen
Damien Weidmann, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
“Broadband laser heterodyne spectroscopy using an external cavity quantum cascade laser”
George R. Welch, Texas A&M University
“Welcoming Remarks”
George R. Welch, Texas A&M University
Herbert Winful, University of Michigan
Congjun Wu, University of California at San Diego
“Novel quantum phases in orbital systems with cold atom optical lattices”
Yoshihisa Yamamoto, Stanford University
Deniz Yavuz, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Anatoly Zayats, The Queen’s University of Belfast
“Controlling Surface Plasmons on Nanostructured Surfaces”
Matthew Zepf, Queen’s University Belfast
“High harmonics from relativistically oscillating plasma surfaces – a high brightness attosecond
source at keV photon energies”
Shi-Yao Zhu, Hong Kong Baptist University
“Hanbury Brown-Twiss effect and thermal light ghost imaging”
Yifu Zhu, Florida International University
“Atomic coherence and interference in a coupled atom-cavity system”
Lawrence Ziegler, Boston University
“Barcoding bacteria by surface enhanced Raman microscopy: rapid pathogen detection at the single
cell level”