Physics Building, Weissman Auditorium


Saturday, January 5
19:30 Welcome Reception

 Café Mada - Visitors Center

Sunday, January 6
  (Session chair: E. Demler)
9:00–9:20 Welcome
9:20–10:30 Peter Zoller, "Cold atoms as a 'driven open' quantum optical system"

Coffee Break
11:00–12:00 Immanuel Bloch, "Probing quantum matter in optical lattices"
12:00–13:00 Jean Dalibard, "Interference experiments between quantum gases"

Lunch Break
  (Session chair: M. Lukin)
15:00–16:00 Alain Aspect, TBA

Coffee Break
16:30–17:30 Joe Imry, "Coherence and quantum noise in mesoscopic systems"

 Moty Heiblum, "Fractionally charged quasiparticles"

Monday, January 7
  Cold atom experiment (Session chair: D. Stamper-Kurn)
9:00–9:45  Zoran Hadzibabic, "Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless physics in a trapped 2D atomic gas"
9:45–10:30  Joerg Schmiedmayer, "Studying the dynamics and quantum noise in many body systems"

Coffee Break
   Cold atom theory (Session chair: M. Cazalilla )
11:00–11:45 Anatoli Polkovnikov, "Interference between independent cold atom systems"
11:45–12:30 Austen Lamacraft, "Order parameter statistics at a quantum phase transition"
12:30–13:15 Victor Gurarie, "A many particle generalization of the Landau-Zener problem"

Lunch Break
  Cold atom experiment (Session chair: N. Davidson)
15:00–15:45 Michael Köhl, "Cavity-QED with a Bose-Einstein condensate"
15:45–16:30 Dan Stamper-Kurn, "Quantum micro-mechanics with cold atoms"

Coffee Break
17:00–17:45 Chris Westbrook, "Noise and correlation measurements using atom counting"

 Eugene Polzik, "Quantum nondemolition probing of cold atoms with light"

Tuesday, January 8
  Day Tour

Wednesday, January 9
  Mesoscopic experiment (Session chair: A. Stern)
9:00–9:45 Merav Dolev, "Towards identification of a non-abelian state: observation of a quarter of electron charge at nu=5/2 quantum Hall state"
9:45–10:30 Misha Reznikov, "High order moments of shot noise in mesoscopic systems"

Coffee Break
  Mesoscopic theory (Session chair: M. Heiblum)
11:00–11:45 Leonid Levitov, "Noiseless single particle source"
11:45–12:30 Gil Refael, "Superfluid-insulator transition in Fermi-Bose mixtures and the orthogonality catastrophe"
12:30–13:15 Ady Stern, "Current noise in non-abelian quantum Hall states"

Lunch Break
  Cold atom experiment (Session chair: J. Dalibard)
15:00–15:45 Jeff Steinhauer, "The a.c. and d.c. Josephson effects in a Bose-Einstein condensate"
15:45–16:30  Massimmo Inguscio, "Insulating Phases of a BEC in Novel Optical Lattices"

Coffee Break
17:00–17:45 Simon Foelling, TBA
17:45–18:30 Darrick Chang, "Crystallization of strongly interacting photons in a nonlinear optical fiber"


Conference Dinner

Thursday, January 10
  (Session chair: R. Ozeri)
9:00–9:45 Yuval Gefen, "Weak value protocol and its implementation to nanoelectronic setups"
9:45–10:30 Vladimir Gritsev , "Full distribution function of quantum noise: from interference experiments to string theory"

Coffee Break
11:00–12:00 Serge Haroche (Colloquium), "Non-destructive photon counting and reconstruction of photonic 'Schrödinger cat' states in cavity QED"

Lunch Break
14:30–15:15  Gora Shlyapnikov, "Fluctuations in a finite-temperature trapped 1D Bose gas"
15:15–16:00  Miguelle Cazalilla, "Dimensional Crossovers and Deconfinement Transitions in Cold Atomic Systems: Quantum and Classical"

Coffee Break
16:30–17:15  Israel Klich, "Current survival under a Rosen-Zener Quench of Hard Core Bosons"
17:15–18:00 Yacov Kopelevich, "Magnetic-Field-Driven Metal-Insulator-Metal Transformations and Quantum Hall Effect in Graphite and Bismuth"


Tel Aviv Outing

Friday, January 11
9:00–9:45 Hans Peter Büchler, "Strongly correlated quantum phases with cold polar molecules"
9:45–10:30 Jean-Sebastian Caux, "Correlation dynamics, quantum noise and quenches in integrable systems"
10:45–11:30  Goren Gordon, "Decoherence and Entanglement Dynamical Control"