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KITP Conference: Quantum Gases (May 10 - 14, 2004)
Coordinators: E.Cornell, S.Fetter, J.Ho, C.Pethick, G.Shlyapnikov

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Monday, May 10, 2004

8:45am Dan Hone (Deputy Director, KITP) WELCOME TO THE KITP! [Aud][Cam]


SESSION CHAIR: Sandy Fetter

9:00am Deborah Jin (University of Colorado / JILA) Condensation of fermion pairs [Aud][Cam]
9:45am Wolfgang Ketterle (MIT) Condensation of pairs of fermionic lithium atoms below and above a Feshbach resonance[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Jason Ho (Ohio State University) Issues in strongly interacting Fermi gases [Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:45am PANEL DISCUSSION Discussion Leader: Eric Cornell, Panelists: Allan Griffin, Kathy Levin [Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

SESSION CHAIR: Maria Luisa Chiofalo

2:00pm Rudolf Grimm (Institute for Experimental Physics, Innsbruck) Experiments with lithium-6 at the BEC-BCS crossover [Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Sandro Stringari (University of Trento) Expansion and collective oscillations of an ultracold Fermi gas[Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm John E. Thomas (Duke University) Hydrodynamics in a Degenerate, Resonantly Interacting Fermi Gas [Slides][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm PANEL DISCUSSION Discussion Leader: Eric Cornell, Panelists: Aurel Bulgac, Maria Luisa Chiofalo [Slides][Aud][Cam]
6:00pm Van to BWSCI* *Each day this will reflect the time of departure for the first van. As long as it is full there will be another van run to the hotel.


Tuesday, May 11, 2004

SESSION CHAIR: Allan Griffin

9:00am Immanuel Bloch (University of Mainz) Tonks-Girardeau gas in an optical lattice[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Ignacio Cirac (Max-Planck Institute) Studying strong correlation effects in optical lattices [Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Mark Kasevich (Stanford University) Control of non-classical states of matter [Aud][Cam]
11:45am Fei Zhou (University of British Columbia) Introduction to spin correlated states in optical lattices[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

AFTERNOON SESSION: Chair, Michael Gunn

2:00pm Klaus Sengstock (University of Hamburg) Multi-Component Quantum Gases Magnetism and a New Realisation of BEC[Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Michael Chapman (Georgia Institute of Technology) All-optical BEC investigations of spinor Rb condensates[Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm OPEN DISCUSSION Discussion Leader: Sandy Fetter, Panelists: Eric Cornell, Anthony Leggett, Sandro Stringari, Subir Sachdev [Slides][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION
6:00pm SPECIAL EVENT DINNER
7:15pm VAN TO BWSCI


Wednesday, May 12, 2004

SESSION CHAIR: Wolfgang Ketterle

9:00am Eric Cornell (NIST/JILA - University of Colorado) Experiments in Rotating, Spinning, and Shocked BECs[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Erich Mueller (Cornell University) Alternative routes to novel vortex physics in ultracold gases[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Nicola Wilkin (University of Birmingham) Is there a normal fluid in the lowest Landau level? [Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:45am PANEL DISCUSSION Discussion Leader: Michael Gunn, Panelists: Sandy Fetter, Chris Pethick, Nigel Cooper[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm SPECIAL BEACH BARBEQUE
2:30pm VAN TO BWSCI


Thursday, May 13, 2004

SESSION CHAIR: Sandro Stringari

9:00am Randall Hulet (Rice Uniersity) Conversion of an Atomic Fermi Gas to a Molecular Bose Einstein Condensate [Aud][Cam]
9:45am Christophe Salomon (Laboratoire Kastler-Brossel, ENS, Paris) Expansion of a 6Li Fermi gas in the BEC-BCS crossover region [Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Dmitri Petrov (Harvard University) The few body problem near a narrow Feshbach resonance[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Trey Porto (NIST) Optical lattice experiments at NIST [Slides][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

SESSION CHAIR: Chiara Menotti

2:00pm Klaus Molmer (U. of Aarhus) Entanglement and precision probing with light and atomic ensembles [Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Li You (Georgia Institute of Technology) Controlled entanglement of quantum degenerate atoms[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm OPEN DISCUSSION Discussion Leader: Gora Shlyapnikov [Aud][Cam]
5:30pm SPECIAL EVENT DINNER
7:15pm VAN TO BWSCI


Friday, May 14, 2004

SESSION CHAIR: Chris Pethick

9:00am Alain Aspect (Institut d'optique, Orsay) Elongated BEC's: experimental results and open questions[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Massimo Inguscio (University of Firenze & INFM) Ultracold bosons and fermions in optical lattices[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Gora Shlyapnikov (LPTMS, Orsay; University of Amsterdam) Summary and Prospects [Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Tony Leggett (University of Illinois) Overview and Outlook [Slides][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK
2:00pm ** CONFERENCE ENDS **
2:15pm BUS LEAVES FOR BWSCI

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