Welcome to the ICOLS 2011 Conference

The 20th International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy ICOLS 2011 will be held on May 30th to June 3rd, 2011, at the Schlosshotel Münchhausen in Aerzen (near Hameln), Germany.

The 20th International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy ICOLS 2011 will be held on May 30th to June 3rd, 2011, at the Schlosshotel Münchhausen in Aerzen (near Hameln), Germany.

LIST OF INVITED SPEAKERS

Confirmed invited speakers include:

Wes Campbell (USA)
Optical frequency combs for moving beyond resolved sidebands in trapped ion quantum information processing

David DeMille (USA)
Laser Cooling of a Diatomic Molecule

Michael Drewsen (Denmark)
Rotational Laser Cooling of Vibrationally and translationally Cold Molecular Ions

Fabrice Gerbier (France)
Artificial gauge fields for neutral atoms

Nathan Goldman (Belgium)
Synthetic Gauge Fields and Topological Phases with Neutral Atoms

Theodor W. Hänsch (Germany)
Laser Spectroscopy of Hydrogen

Randy Hulet (USA)
Pairing in Polarized Fermi Gases

Hidetoshi Katori (Japan)
Synchronous Frequency Comparison of Optical Lattice Clocks to approach the Quantum Limit

Tobias J. Kippenberg (Switzerland)
Cavity Optomechanics: Cooling of a Micromechanical Oscillator into the Quantum Regime

Michael Köhl (UK)
A hybrid system of ultracold atoms and ions

Stefan Kuhr (Germany/UK)
Single-site-resolved detection and manipulation of atoms in an optical lattice

Anne L'Huillier (Sweden)
Attosecond Pulse Trains: Generation and Application

Nathan Lundblad (USA)
Optical lattice-based addressing and control of long-lived neutral-atom qubits

Katsumi Midorikawa (Japan)
Attosecond Nonlinear Spectroscopy by High-Order Harmonics

Morgan Mitchell (Spain)
Quantum metrology with cold atomic ensembles

Giovanni Modugno (Italy)
Exploring the physics of disorder with a tunable Bose-Einstein condensate

Tracy Northup (Austria)
Cavity QED with Single Trapped Ions

Silke Ospelkaus (Germany)
Ultracold polar molecules - ultracold chemistry and dipolar collisions

Tilman Pfau (Germany)
Coherent Rydberg excitation in microscopic thermal vapor cells

Nathalie Picqué (Germany)
Molecular spectroscopy with laser frequency combs

Arno Rauschenbeutel (Austria)
Trapping and Interfacing Cold Neutral Atoms Using Optical Nanofibers

Gerhard Rempe (Germany)
Quantum Nonlinear Optics with Single Particles of Light and Matter

Serge Reynaud (France)
The Casimir Effect: Quantum Optics in Vacuum

Monika Ritsch-Marte (Austria)
How spatial light modulators can advance microscopy and micro-spectroscope

Ralf Röhlsberger (Germany)
Superradiance, the Collective Lamb Shift and EIT in the X‐ray Regime

Till Rosenband (USA)
Coherent and incoherent comparisons of Al+ quantum-logic clocks

Peter Rosenbusch (France)
Spin self-rephasing and very long coherence times

Matthew Sellars (Australia)
Demonstration of an efficient quantum memory for light

Yoshiro Takahashi (Japan)
Realization of an enlarged spin Symmetry of fermions in an atomic gas

Andrew White (Australia)
Simulating Quantum Systems in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics

E Wu (China)
Photon-number resovling detection at infrared wavelengths

Peter Zoller (Austria)
Open System Quantum Simulations with Cold Atoms and Ions

BOOK OF ABSTRACTS

ICOLS 2011 - Book of Abstracts (8 MB)

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