Physics Building, Weissman Auditorium

## Program

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"

10:30–11:00

Coffee Break11:00–12:00 Immanuel Bloch, "Probing quantum matter in optical lattices" 12:00–13:00 Jean Dalibard, "Interference experiments between quantum gases"

13:00–15:00

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

16:00–16:30

Coffee Break16:30–17:30 Joe Imry, "Coherence and quantum noise in mesoscopic systems" 17:30–18:30 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"

10:30–11:00

Coffee BreakCold 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"

13:15–15:00

Lunch BreakCold 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"

16:30–17:00

Coffee Break17:00–17:45 Chris Westbrook, "Noise and correlation measurements using atom counting" 17:45–18:30 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"

10:30–11:00

Coffee BreakMesoscopic 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"

13:15–15:00

Lunch BreakCold 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"

16:30–17:00

Coffee Break17:00–17:45 Simon Foelling, TBA 17:45–18:30 Darrick Chang, "Crystallization of strongly interacting photons in a nonlinear optical fiber"

19:30

Conference DinnerThursday, 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"

10:30–11:00

Coffee Break11:00–12:00 Serge Haroche (Colloquium), "Non-destructive photon counting and reconstruction of photonic 'Schrödinger cat' states in cavity QED"

12:00–14:30

Lunch Break14:30–15:15 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"

16:00–16:30

Coffee Break16:30–17:15 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"

19:00

Tel Aviv OutingFriday, 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"

12:00

Departure